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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties B|Counties B]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Burleson County'' <br>{{Adoption TXGenWeb}}  
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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties B|Counties B]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Burleson County'' <br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.burleson.tx.us/ Burleson County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 57<br> Caldwell, TX 77836<br> Phone: 409.567.2329&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage, probate, court and land records from 1845; <br>District Clerk has divorce records from 1845<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Burleson County, Texas. Page 660 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1846--'''Burleson County was created 15 January 1842 from [[Milam County, Texas|Milam]] and Washington Counties. '''County seat:''' Caldwell <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1846--'''Burleson County was created 15 January 1842 from [[Milam County, Texas|Milam]] and [[Washington County, Texas|Washington]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Caldwell <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1234215386671_111" />The county was named for Gen. Edward Burleson, 1798-1851). Edward Burleson, soldier and statesman, son of Capt. James and Elizabeth (Shipman) Burleson, was born at Buncombe County, North Carolina, on December 15, 1798. He served as a private in the War of 1812 in his father's company, part of Perkin's Regiment, Alabama.  
 
<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1234215386671_111" />The county was named for Gen. Edward Burleson, 1798-1851). Edward Burleson, soldier and statesman, son of Capt. James and Elizabeth (Shipman) Burleson, was born at Buncombe County, North Carolina, on December 15, 1798. He served as a private in the War of 1812 in his father's company, part of Perkin's Regiment, Alabama.  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== [http://www.txgenweb2.org/txburleson/Cemeteries/cemeteries.htm Cemeteries] ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== [http://www.txgenweb2.org/txburleson/Churches/Dove/DoveIntro.html Church] ====
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/burleson/Cemeteries/cemeteries.htm Burleson County Cemeteries] from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site.
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=105588 Masonic Cemetery, Caldwell] BillionGraves
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=105821 New Tabor Cemetery, Caldwell] BillionGraves
  
==== [http://www.txgenweb2.org/txburleson/ Court] ====
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==== Church ====
  
==== [http://www.txgenweb2.org/txburleson/Deeds/Deed.html Land] ====
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[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/burleson/Churches/Dove/DoveIntro.html Church Records] from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site
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==== Court  ====
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[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/burleson/Index.htm Court Records] from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site
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==== Land  ====
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[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/burleson/Deeds/Deed.html Land and Deed Records] from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site  
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[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site  
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==== Military  ====
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/burleson/Military/SanJacinto.htm/ Burleson County Men at Battle of San Jacinto] from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/burleson/Military/Civil%20War/civilwar.htm Burleson County in the Civil War] from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/burleson/Military/WWI.html Burleson County Men in World War I] from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site
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==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== [http://www.txgenweb2.org/txburleson/ Military] ====
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[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/burleson/Newspaper/paper.html Newspapers] from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site
  
==== [http://www.txgenweb2.org/txburleson/Newspaper/paper.html Newspapers] ====
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==== Probate ====
  
==== [http://www.txgenweb2.org/txburleson/Probate/Probates.html Probate] ====
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[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/burleson/Probate/Probates.html Probate Records] from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
==== [http://www.txgenweb2.org/txburleson/ Vital Records] ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
  
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/burleson/Births/Births.html Burleson County Birth Records] from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site
 
*[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.  
 
*[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.  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>Name index and images of statewide death certificates, 1890-1976. The name index has been created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>Name index and images of statewide death certificates, 1890-1976. The name index has been created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Burleson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Burleson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
*[http://www.txgenweb.org/ TEXAS Genweb Project]
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*[http://www.txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb Project]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

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County Courthouse

Burleson County Courthouse
PO Box 57
Caldwell, TX 77836
Phone: 409.567.2329 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage, probate, court and land records from 1845;
District Clerk has divorce records from 1845[1]

History

Parent County

1846--Burleson County was created 15 January 1842 from Milam and Washington Counties. County seat: Caldwell [2]

The county was named for Gen. Edward Burleson, 1798-1851). Edward Burleson, soldier and statesman, son of Capt. James and Elizabeth (Shipman) Burleson, was born at Buncombe County, North Carolina, on December 15, 1798. He served as a private in the War of 1812 in his father's company, part of Perkin's Regiment, Alabama.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Towns and cities: | Caldwell | Deanville | Snook | Somerville | 

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Church Records from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site

Court

Court Records from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site

Land

Land and Deed Records from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

Newspapers from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site

Probate

Probate Records from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Burleson County, Texas. Page 660 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).