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 | Somerville | 

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Cemeteries. Texas Genweb

Church

Church Records, Texas Genweb

Court

Court Records, Texas Genweb

Land

Land


Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Military Records, Texas Genweb

Newspapers

Newspapers, Texas Genweb

Probate

Probate Records, Texas Genweb

Taxation

Vital Records

Vital Records, Texas Genweb

  • Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
  • Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]
    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

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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