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''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties H|Counties H]] &gt;&nbsp;Hopkins County'' <br>{{Adoption Hidden Ancestors}} {{Infobox U.S. County
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas Counties H|Counties H]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Hopkins County'' <br>{{Adoption Hidden Ancestors}} {{Infobox U.S. County
 
| county = Hopkins County
 
| county = Hopkins County
 
| county_map = Tx-hopkins.png
 
| county_map = Tx-hopkins.png
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| founded date = March 25
 
| founded date = March 25
 
| seat wl = Sulphur Springs
 
| seat wl = Sulphur Springs
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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.usgwarchives.net/tx/hopkins/cemetery.html Hopkins County Cemeteries&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; transcriptions&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/hopkins/cemetery.html Hopkins County Cemeteries&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; transcriptions&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhopkin/gen/resources/cemeteries.html Hopkins County Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhopkin/gen/resources/cemeteries.html Hopkins County Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhopkin/gen/resources/churches.html Hopkins County Church Records and News]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhopkin/gen/resources/churches.html Hopkins County Church Records and News]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/texas.htm Texas Christian Church Directory ]~ ChurchAngel  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/texas.htm Texas Christian Church Directory ]~ ChurchAngel  
 
*[http://www.dioceseofbmt.org/parishes/index.html Catholic Parishes in Texas]
 
*[http://www.dioceseofbmt.org/parishes/index.html Catholic Parishes in Texas]
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/hopkins/bios.htm Hopkins County Biographies&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/hopkins/bios.htm Hopkins County Biographies&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/hopkins/history.html Hopkins County Histories]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/hopkins/history.html Hopkins County Histories]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[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
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~txhopkin/Maps/1845AreaMap.jpg 1845 Hopkins County Map]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~txhopkin/Maps/1845AreaMap.jpg 1845 Hopkins County Map]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~txhopkin/Maps/1851AreaMap.jpg 1851 Hopkins County Map]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~txhopkin/Maps/1851AreaMap.jpg 1851 Hopkins County Map]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Atlas/US/7307/Hopkins+County+1885/ 1885 Hopkins County Land Map]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Atlas/US/7307/Hopkins+County+1885/ 1885 Hopkins County Land Map]&nbsp; ~&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.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 Texas Genweb site
 
*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhopkin/gen/resources/military.html Hopkins County Military Records&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhopkin/gen/resources/military.html Hopkins County Military Records&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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==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/hopkins/obits.html Hopkins County Obituaries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/hopkins/obits.html Hopkins County Obituaries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhopkin/gen/resources/obituaries.html Hopkins County Obituaries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhopkin/gen/resources/obituaries.html Hopkins County Obituaries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Texas  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Texas  
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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  ==
  
Sulphur Springs Public Library<br>611 Davis St N<br>Sulphur Springs, TX 75482<br>Phone: (903) 885-4926<br>[http://www.sslibrary.org/ Website]
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Sulphur Springs Public Library<br>611 Davis St N<br>Sulphur Springs, TX 75482<br>Phone: (903) 885-4926<br>[http://www.sslibrary.org/ Website]  
  
[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  ==
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/hopkins/hoptoc.htm Hopkins County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/hopkins/hoptoc.htm Hopkins County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhopkin/ Hopkins County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhopkin/ Hopkins County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[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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Hopkins County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Hopkins County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 25, 1846
County Seat Sulphur Springs
Courthouse



County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1846--Hopkins County was created 25 March 1846 from Lamar and Nacogdoches Counties. County seat: Sulphur Springs [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1894--Hopkins County Courthouse destroyed by fire on February 10, 1894.  Nearly all of the records were saved.  Those destroyed were in the office of Judge Morris.  The fire additionally destroyed the jail, part of the Courthouse square and the offices of the Hopkins County Echo newspaper.[2]

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

Sulphur Springs Public Library
611 Davis St N
Sulphur Springs, TX 75482
Phone: (903) 885-4926
Website

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).
  2. GenDisasters.com - Sulphur Springs, TX Hopkins County Courthouse Fire, Feb 1894 http://www3.gendisasters.com/texas/17844/sulphur-springs-tx-hopkins-county-courthouse-fire-feb-1894