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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txcherokee/Lookups/lookups.htm Look-Up Volunteers]~Cherokee County, TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcherok/Lookups/lookups.htm Look-Up Volunteers]~Cherokee County, TXGenWeb
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txcherokee/cemeteries2.htm Cemeteries of Cherokee County]~Complete List of Cemeteries of Cherokee County, TXGenWeb  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcherok/cemeteries2.htm Cemeteries of Cherokee County]~Complete List of Cemeteries of Cherokee County, TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txcherokee/military.htm Military Records of Cherokee County] ~incomplete list~Cherokee County, TXGenWeb  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcherok/military.htm Military Records of Cherokee County] ~incomplete list~Cherokee County, TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/muster.html Texas Muster Rolls and Military Records for 1835 & 1836] Complete List ~ TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/muster.html Texas Muster Rolls and Military Records for 1835 & 1836] Complete List ~ TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
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*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records  1968 - 2005]   ~  Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records  1968 - 2005]   ~  Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas  1850 - 1930
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas  1850 - 1930
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==

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Cherokee County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Cherokee 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

  • 1914 Map of Angelina, Gregg, Harrison, Cherokee, Houston, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith & Trinity at www.rootsweb.com
  • Historical Maps  ~  From the Republic to the Turn of the Century  ~  Hidden Ancestors
  • Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.

Military

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

Family History Centers



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).