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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas Counties H|Counties H]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Hood County'' <br>{{Adoption Hidden Ancestors}} {{Infobox U.S. County
 
| county = Hood County
 
| county = Hood County
 
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| founded date = November 3
 
| founded date = November 3
 
| seat wl = Granbury
 
| seat wl = Granbury
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
==== African American ====
 
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/TX/texas.htm Texas African American Griots]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb
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==== African American  ====
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com AfriGeneas]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;African Ancestored Genealogy
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/TX/texas.htm Texas African American Griots]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb  
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com AfriGeneas]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;African Ancestored Genealogy  
 
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/african/texas/index.htm Texas African American Genealogy]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Access Genealogy
 
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/african/texas/index.htm Texas African American Genealogy]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Access Genealogy
  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://www.granburydepot.org/home/HCGShomePage.htm Hood County Cemetery Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.granburydepot.org/home/HCGShomePage.htm Hood County Cemetery Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/hood/cemeteries/amulet.txt Powell Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/hood/cemeteries/amulet.txt Powell Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/hood/cemeteries/rock.txt Rock Church Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/hood/cemeteries/rock.txt Rock Church Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
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==== Census ====
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==== Census ====
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/hood/census/1900/index/ 1900 Federal Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/hood/census/1900/index/ 1900 Federal Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.granburydepot.org/census1870partI.htm 1870 Hood County Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.granburydepot.org/census1870partI.htm 1870 Hood County Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.granburydepot.org/Cole/index.htm 1880 Hood County Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.granburydepot.org/Cole/index.htm 1880 Hood County Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.granburydepot.org/1890Census.htm 1890 Hood County Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.granburydepot.org/1890Census.htm 1890 Hood County Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.granburydepot.org/hale/1900CensusIndex.htm 1900 Hood County Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
 
*[http://www.granburydepot.org/hale/1900CensusIndex.htm 1900 Hood County Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
  
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/hood/land/hood.txt Original Land Owners of TX] ~&nbsp; Hood County&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/hood/land/hood.txt Original Land Owners of TX] ~&nbsp; Hood County&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*[http://www.granburydepot.org/home/HCGShomePage.htm Hood County Historical Notes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.granburydepot.org/home/HCGShomePage.htm Hood County Historical Notes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/hood/military/civilwar/pensions/hoodcsa.txt CSA&nbsp;Pension List]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/hood/military/civilwar/pensions/hoodcsa.txt CSA&nbsp;Pension List]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.granburydepot.org/home/HCGShomePage.htm Hood County Veterans]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.granburydepot.org/home/HCGShomePage.htm Hood County Veterans]&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  
 
*[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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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
*[http://www.granburydepot.org/home/HCGShomePage.htm Hood County Historic Newspapers&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.granburydepot.org/home/HCGShomePage.htm Hood County Historic Newspapers&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.hometownnews.com/tx.htm Home Town News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper Index with links  
 
*[http://www.hometownnews.com/tx.htm Home Town News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper Index with links  
 
*[http://newslink.org/txnews.html Newslink]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)  
 
*[http://newslink.org/txnews.html Newslink]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)  
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
  
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
Hood County Public Library<br>222 N Travis St<br>Granbury, TX 76048<br>Phone: (817) 573-3569
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Hood County Public Library<br>222 N Travis St<br>Granbury, TX 76048<br>Phone: (817) 573-3569  
  
[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
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[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies  
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

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Hood County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Hood County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 3, 1865
County Seat Granbury
Courthouse




County Courthouse

TexasHoodCourthouse.jpg
The Hood County Courthouse is located in Granbury, Texas. The first two courthouses burned, the second one in 1875. Granbury's current three-story courthouse was built of Brazos limestone and has a lighted clock tower. It is a Second-Empire style design by W.C. Dodson and constructed in 1890.

History

Parent County

1865--Hood County was created 3 November 1865 from Johnson County. County seat: Granbury [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1875--Courthouse and most of the county records, if not all, were destroyed by fire in March 1875.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Communities: Gresson, DeCordova, Granbury, Lipan, Paluxy and Tolar

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American


Cemeteries


Census

Church

Court

Land

Original Land Owners of TX ~  Hood County  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Hood County Public Library
222 N Travis St
Granbury, TX 76048
Phone: (817) 573-3569

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

Web Sites

References

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