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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties F|Counties F]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Fannin County'' <br>{{Adoption Hidden Ancestors}} {{Infobox U.S. County
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties F|Counties F]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Fannin County'' <br>  
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Guide to '''Fannin County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| county = Fannin County
 
| county = Fannin County
 
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| founded date = December 14
 
| founded date = December 14
 
| seat wl = Bonham
 
| seat wl = Bonham
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.fannin.tx.us/ips/cms Fannin County Courthouse]<br> 101 Sam Rayburn Drive<br> Bonham, TX 75418<br> Phone: 903.583.7486 <br><br>County Clerk has birth records from 1903 with a few 1874-1876, <br>death records from 1903, marriage records from 1852, probate,<br> land and court records from 1838<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fannin County, Texas. Page 663 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Fannin County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/texas/tx-maps.html border changes]. The borders have not changed since 1846.<br>
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See an interactive map of Fannin County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/texas/tx-maps.html border changes]. The county borders have not changed since 1846.<br>  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_museums_in_Texas Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Wikipedia
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*[http://www.txfannin.org/maps.php Fanin County Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
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*[http://www.txfannin.org/maps.php Fannin County Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; From the Republic to the Turn of the Century&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
 
*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.
 
*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.
  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/military/civilwar/pensions/fanningt.txt Confederate Indigent Families List&nbsp; ]~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/military/civilwar/pensions/fanningt.txt Confederate Indigent Families List&nbsp; ]~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/military/wwii/wwii.txt Fightin' Men of Texas, WWII]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/fannin/military/wwii/wwii.txt Fightin' Men of Texas, WWII]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.txfannin.org/militaryinfo.php Fanin County Interments with War Related Inscriptions]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
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*[http://www.txfannin.org/militaryinfo.php Fannin County Interments with War Related Inscriptions]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors  
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/Fallen_Heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/veterans/veterans.htm Honoring Our Veterans] ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/veterans.htm Honoring Our Veterans] ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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<br>Leonard Public Library<br>102 S Main<br>Leonard, TX 75452<br>Phone: (903) 587-2391  
 
<br>Leonard Public Library<br>102 S Main<br>Leonard, TX 75452<br>Phone: (903) 587-2391  
  
==== '''FAMILY HISTORY CENTER''' ====
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==== Family History Center ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
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*[http://www.txfannin.org/ Fannin County TXGenWeb site]
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  

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Guide to Fannin County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Founded December 14, 1837
County Seat Bonham
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County Courthouse

Fannin County Courthouse
101 Sam Rayburn Drive
Bonham, TX 75418
Phone: 903.583.7486

County Clerk has birth records from 1903 with a few 1874-1876,
death records from 1903, marriage records from 1852, probate,
land and court records from 1838[1]

History

The first permanent settlement was at Tulip in 1836.

Parent County

1837--Fannin County was created 14 December 1837 from Red River County. County seat: Bonham [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Fannin County border changes. The county borders have not changed since 1846.

Record Loss

1929 -- Courthouse caught fire on December 31, 1929.  Records in the District Clerk's office and County Clerk's office were saved.  Many other county records were destroyed.  The courthouse was rebuilt.[3]

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American


Cemeteries


Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Bertha Voyer Memorial Library
500 N 6th St
Honey Grove, TX 75446
Phone: (903) 378-2206
Website


Bonham Public Library
305 E 5th St
Bonham, TX 75418
Phone: (903) 583-3128
Website


Leonard Public Library
102 S Main
Leonard, TX 75452
Phone: (903) 587-2391

Family History Center

Texas Hwy 78 South
Bonham, Fannin, Texas, United States
Phone: 903-583-4949

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

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fannin County, Texas. Page 663 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Bonham, TX Fannin County Courthouse Fire, Dec 1929 http://www3.gendisasters.com/texas/10007/bonham-tx-courthouse-fire-dec-1929