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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
Caprock Public Library<br>104 N 1st St<br>Quitaque, TX 79255<br>Phone: (806) 455-1225<br>[http://www.harringtonlc.org/quitaque/index.html Website]
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Singletary Memorial Library<br>207 E 6th St<br>Rusk, TX 75785<br>Phone: (903) 683-5916
  
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<br>Jacksonville Public Library<br>502 S Jackson St<br>Jacksonville, TX 75766<br>Phone: (903) 586-7664<br>[http://www.jacksonvillelibrary.com/ Website]
  
[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies  
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<br>Rube Sessions Memorial Library<br>298 Rusk Ave<br>Wells, TX 75976<br>Phone: (936) 867-4757
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[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
  
 
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== Web Sites  ==

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Cameron County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Cameron County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 11, 1846
County Seat Rusk
Courthouse



County Courthouse

TexasCherokeeCourthouse.jpg

History

Parent County

1846--Cherokee County was created 11 April 1846 from Nacogdoches County. County seat: Rusk [1]

The county was named for the Indian tribe.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Towns and Cities:  | Alto | Cuney | Gallatin | Jacksonville | New Summerfield | Reklaw | Rusk | Wells |

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

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

1914 Map of Angelina, Gregg, Harrison, Cherokee, Houston, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith & Trintiy at www.rootsweb.com

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

Singletary Memorial Library
207 E 6th St
Rusk, TX 75785
Phone: (903) 683-5916


Jacksonville Public Library
502 S Jackson St
Jacksonville, TX 75766
Phone: (903) 586-7664
Website


Rube Sessions Memorial Library
298 Rusk Ave
Wells, TX 75976
Phone: (936) 867-4757



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

Web Sites

  • TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.
  • Hidden Ancestors  Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.


References

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