Hood County, Texas Genealogy
|Hood County, Texas|
Location in the state of Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
|Founded||November 3, 1865|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
County CourthouseHood 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.
1875--Courthouse and most of the county records, if not all, were destroyed by fire in March 1875.
Places / Localities
- Texas African American Griots ~ USGenWeb
- AfriGeneas ~ African Ancestored Genealogy
- Texas African American Genealogy ~ Access Genealogy
- Hood County Cemetery Records from the Hood County Genealogical Society
- Powell Cemetery ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Rock Church Cemetery ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Tombstone Transcription Project ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb
- Texas Historic Cemeteries ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries
- African American Cemeteries Online ~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries
- Cemetery Junction ~ Links to cemetery transcriptions
- 1900 Federal Census ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- 1870 Hood County Census from the Hood County Genealogical Society
- 1880 Hood County Census from the Hood County Genealogical Society
- 1890 Hood County Census from the Hood County Genealogical Society
- 1900 Hood County Census from the Hood County Genealogical Society
Original Land Owners of TX ~ Hood County ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Hood County Historical Notes from the Hood County Genealogical Society
- Texas Museums ~ List of all museums in Texas ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Historical Maps ~ From the Republic to the Turn of the Century ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
- CSA Pension List ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Hood County Veterans from the Hood County Genealogical Society
- Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Fallen Heroes ~ Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Hood County Historic Newspapers ~ TXGenWeb
- Home Town News - Texas Newspaper Index with links
- Newslink - Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)
- The Olden Times - Historic Texas News Online
- Obituary Resources ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~ Hidden Ancestors
- USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project ~ Texas
- Afrigeneas ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
- Obituary Depot ~ Texas Newspaper Citations
- Obituary Project ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Obituary Daily Times ~ Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
- Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records ~ Ancestry.com (subscription)
- 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.
- Texas Marriage Records 1966 - 2005 ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Texas Divorce Records 1968 - 2005 ~ Hidden Ancestors
- USGenWeb Census Project ~ Texas 1850 - 1930
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
Family History Centers
- Hood County Archives ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Hood County Genealogical Society
- Hood County TXGenWeb site
- TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.
- Hidden Ancestors Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
- USGenWeb Texas Archives Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).