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Hood County, Texas Genealogy

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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Genealogy|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties H|Counties H]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Hood County'' <br>
Guide to '''Hood County Texas ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
| seat wl = Granbury
| adoption_sign = Adoption Hidden Ancestors
}}
== County Courthouse ==
[http://www.co.hood.tx.us/ Hood County Courthouse]<br>100 E Pearl Street; PO Box 339;<br>Granbury, TX 76048-0339<br>Phone: 817.579.3222
County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,<br>marriage, divorce, probate and court and land records from 1875<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hood County, Texas. Page 666 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
'''County Clerk'''<br>P.O. Box 339<br>201 W Bridge St.<br>Granbury 76048<br>Phone: 817-579-3222<br>Fax 817-408-3441
'''District Clerk'''
100 E. Pearl St., Rm 21<br>Granbury 76048<br>Phone: 817-579-3238<&lt;<br>Fax: 817-579-3239<br>
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[[Image:TexasHoodCourthouse.jpg|thumb|right|362px|TexasHoodCourthouse.jpg]]The [http://www.texasescapes.com/TOWNS/Granbury/HoodCountyCourthouseGranburyTexas.htm Hood County Courthouse] is located in Granbury, Texas. The first two courthouses burned, the second one in 1875.&nbsp;Granbury's current three-story courthouse was built of Brazos limestone and has a lighted clock tower. It is a Second-Empire style design by W.C. Dodson and constructed in 1890.
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Hood Public Lib in Granbury has many rec of the late Judge Henry Davis)
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== History ==
== Places / Localities ==
'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''
'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''  *{{FHL|United States, Texas, Hood, Fort Spunky|place|disp=Fort Spunky}}*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Hood, Granbury|place|disp=Granbury}}
*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Hood, Lipan|place|disp=Lipan}}
==== Neighboring Counties ====
[[Erath County, Texas Genealogy|Erath]] {{•}} [[Johnson County, Texas Genealogy|Johnson]] {{•}} [[Palo Pinto County, Texas Genealogy|Palo Pinto]] {{•}} [[Parker County, Texas Genealogy|Parker]] {{•}} [[Somervell County, Texas Genealogy|Somervell]]<center>{{TX HOOD County, Texas Clickable Neighbors}}</center> 
== Resources ==
==== African American ====
 *[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1989155 Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1870](images) - FamilySearch<br>
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/TX/texas.htm Texas African American Griots]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com AfriGeneas]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;African Ancestored Genealogy
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/african/texas/index.htm Texas African American Genealogy]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Access Genealogy
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==== Cemeteries ====
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===== Additional Cemetery Sources =====
*[http://www.granburydepot.org/home/HCGShomePage.htm Hood County Cemetery Records] from the Hood County Genealogical Society<br>
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-TX-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions
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==== Census ====
 
{{US Census population
|1870= 2585
|2000= 41100
|2010= 51182
}} 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/hood/census/1900/index/ 1900 Federal Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
*[http://www.granburydepot.org/census1870partI.htm 1870 Hood County Census]&nbsp; from the Hood County Genealogical Society
==== Church ====
 {{TX Church Intro}} 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/texas.htm Texas Christian Church Directory ]~ ChurchAngel
*[http://www.dioceseofbmt.org/parishes/index.html Catholic Parishes in Texas]
==== Local Histories ====
 {{TX County Histories}}
*[http://www.granburydepot.org/home/HCGShomePage.htm Hood County Historical Notes]&nbsp; from the Hood County Genealogical Society
==== Military ====
 *1838 - 1900 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2059 Texas Muster Roll Index Cards 1838-1900] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $*1845 - 1848 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2058 US American Volunteer Soldiers Mexican War 1845-1848] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1932381 Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers],&nbsp; 1861-1865 - FamilySearch<br>
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1932425 Texas, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers], 1861-1865 - FamilySearch<br>
==== Newspapers ====
 {{TX Newspaper Abstracts|Hood}}
*[http://www.granburydepot.org/home/HCGShomePage.htm Hood County Historic Newspapers&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
{{TX Probate Intro}}
'''Online Probate Records'''
*'''1800 – 2000''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2115 Texas Wills and Probate Records 1800-2000] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
*'''1800 – 1990''' {{RecordSearch|2016287|Texas Probate Records 1800-1990}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
==== Taxation ==== {{TX Tax Intro}}
==== Vital Records ====
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1681052 Texas, Marriages, 1837-1973&nbsp;]&nbsp; &nbsp;- &nbsp;FamilySearch record collection
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/2031191 Texas, Marriages, 1966-2010]&nbsp; &nbsp;- &nbsp;FamilySearch record collection
*1814 - 1909 and 1966 - 2011 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8795 Texas Marriage Collection 1814-1909 and 1966-2011] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
*1837 - 1977 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60183 Texas Select County Marriage Index 1837-1977] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1949337 ''Texas, Death Index, 1903-2000''] (index) - FamilySearch<br>
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
*1977 - 1986 {{RecordSearch|1930157|Texas Deaths 1977-1986}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index*1903 - 1973 {{RecordSearch|1681049|Texas Deaths and Burials 1903-1973}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
*1903 - 1982 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2272 Texas Death Certificates 1903-1982] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
*[http://whttp://www.hiddenancestors.com/Texas/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
*1968-2010 {{RecordSearch|2038378|Texas Divorce Index 1968-2010}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
*1968 - 2011 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8794 Texas Divorces 1968-2011] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
 
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== Societies and Libraries ==
'''Granbury Depot Historical Society'''<br>Address: 109 E Ewell St<br> Granbury, TX 76048<br>Phone:(817) 573-2557<br><br>
'''Granbury Depot Historical Society'''<br>Address: 109 E Ewell St<br> Granbury, TX 76048<br>Phone:(817) 573-2557<br><br>  '''Hood County Genealogical Society'''<br>P.O. Box 1623<br>Granbury, Texas 76048-8623<br>Phone:(817) 573-2557<br>[http://www.granburydepot.org/home/Website]<br><br>
'''Hood County Public Library'''<br>222 N Travis St<br>Granbury, TX 76048<br>Phone: (817) 573-3569
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/txfiles.htm USGenWeb Texas Archives] Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Hood|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
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