Gillespie County, Texas Genealogy
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- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
A cholera epidemic in 1849 took a heavy toll of the early settlers.
1848--Gillespie County was created 23 February 1848 from Bexar and Travis Counties. County seat: Fredericksburg 
1850--Courthouse and many county records were destroyed by fire in July 1850.
Places / Localities
Societies and Libraries
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).