Anderson County, Texas Genealogy

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Anderson County, Texas
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Facts
Founded March 24, 1846
County Seat Palestine
Courthouse
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Address 500 N. Church Street,
#10, Palestine, TX 75801
Named for: Kenneth L. Anderson, congressman and vice president of the Republic of Texas
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County Courthouse

County Clerk
Wanda Burke
500 N. Church Street, #10, Palestine, TX 75801
(903) 723-7432
FAX: (903) 723-4625

History

Parent County

1846--Anderson County was created 24 March 1846 from Houston County. County seat: Palestine [1]

The county was named for Kenneth L. Anderson, congressman and vice president of the Republic of Texas.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities and Towns:  | Cayuga | Elkhart | Frankston | Palestine | Salmon | Slocum | Tennessee Colony 

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Historical Maps  ~  From the Republic to the Turn of the Century  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

  • Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Fallen Heroes  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Palestine Public Library
1101 N Cedar St
Palestine, TX 75801
Phone: (903) 729-4121
Website


Frankston Depot Library
Town Square S
Frankston, TX 75763
Phone: (903) 876-4463


Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).