Burleson County, Texas Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1846--Burleson County was created 15 January 1842 from Milam and Washington Counties. County seat: Caldwell [1]

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 and Somerville

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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