Gillespie County, Texas Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

Gillespie County was created and organized 23 February 1848 from Bexar and Travis counites. Courthouse and many county records were destroyed by fire in July 1850. County seat: Fredericksburg. A cholera epidemic in 1849 took a heavy toll of the early settlers. www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp

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