Coryell County, Texas Genealogy

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County Courthouse

TexasCoryellCourthouse.jpg

History

Parent County

1854--Coryell County was created 4 February 1854 from Bell and McLennan Counties. County seat: Gatesville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Copperas Cove | Coryell City | Evant (part in Hamilton County)| Flat | Fort Gates | Gatesville | Jonesboro (part in Hamilton County) | King | Mound | Oglesby | Osage | Pearl | Purmela | South Mountain | The Grove | Turnersville

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Fort Gates, originally Camp Gates,  established in 1849 to protect the settlers.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 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

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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