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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.jackcounty.org/ Jack County Courthouse]<br> 100 N Main Street<br> Jacksboro, TX 76458<br>Phone: 940.567.2111&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>probate records from 1857, land records from 1860, <br>marriage and court records; District&nbsp;Clerk has divorce records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jack County, Texas. Page 667 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1856--'''Jack County was created 27 August 1856 from[[Cooke County, Texas|Cooke]] County. '''County seat:''' Jacksboro <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1856--'''Jack County was created 27 August 1856 from [[Cooke County, Texas|Cooke]] County. '''County seat:''' Jacksboro <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== African American  ====
 
==== African American  ====
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/TX/texas.htm Texas African American Griots]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/TX/texas.htm Texas African American Griots]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com AfriGeneas]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;African Ancestored Genealogy  
 
*[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
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/african/texas/index.htm Texas African American Genealogy]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Access Genealogy  
 
*[http://www.freedmensbureau.com/texas/index.htm Texas Freedman's Bureau Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;Freedman's Bureau Online
 
*[http://www.freedmensbureau.com/texas/index.htm Texas Freedman's Bureau Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;Freedman's Bureau Online
  
==== Cemeteries <br> ====
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==== Cemeteries <br> ====
  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="center" | Several Cemeteries in the East Part of Jack County
 
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| [http://www.wisecountytexas.info/cemeteries/cundiff.htm Cundiff]  
 
| [http://www.wisecountytexas.info/cemeteries/cundiff.htm Cundiff]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/jack/cemetery.htm Jack County Cemetery Index&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/jack/cemetery.htm Jack County Cemetery Index&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/jack/cemetery.htm Funeral Home Indexes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/jack/cemetery.htm Funeral Home Indexes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/cemph/jackph.html Jack County Tombstone Photos&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/cemph/jackph.html Jack County Tombstone Photos&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project  
 
*[http://www.texasescapes.com/DEPARTMENTS/Grave_Thoughts/TexasCemeteries.htm Texas Escapes] Listing of Texas cemeteries with transcriptions and lots of pictures.  
 
*[http://www.texasescapes.com/DEPARTMENTS/Grave_Thoughts/TexasCemeteries.htm Texas Escapes] Listing of Texas cemeteries with transcriptions and lots of pictures.  
 
*[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  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/jack/vitals/slave-jack.txt 1860 Slave Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/jack/vitals/slave-jack.txt 1860 Slave Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/jack/census/1870/ 1870 Federal Census Images]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/jack/census/1870/ 1870 Federal Census Images]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/jack/census/1880/ 1880 Federal Census Images]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/jack/census/1880/ 1880 Federal Census Images]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
  
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/jack/land/jack.txt Land Survey Abstracts]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/jack/land/jack.txt Land Survey Abstracts]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[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
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*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/jack/obits/obits.html Jack County Obituaries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/jack/obits/obits.html Jack County Obituaries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[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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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
 
*[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  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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.  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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.  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
Gladys Johnson Ritchie Public Library<br>626 W College St<br>Jacksboro, TX 76458<br>Phone: (940) 567-2240<br>[http://www.jacksboro.lib.tx.us/ Website]
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Gladys Johnson Ritchie Public Library<br>626 W College St<br>Jacksboro, TX 76458<br>Phone: (940) 567-2240<br>[http://www.jacksboro.lib.tx.us/ Website]  
  
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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
  
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
  
[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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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/jack/jacktoc.htm Jack County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/jack/jacktoc.htm Jack County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txjack/ Jack County&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txjack/ Jack 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.  
*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/txfiles.htm USGenWeb Texas Archives] Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Jack|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/txfiles.htm USGenWeb Texas Archives] Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.  
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Jack|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Jack County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Jack County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded August 27, 1856
County Seat Jacksboro
Courthouse



County Courthouse

Jack County Courthouse
100 N Main Street
Jacksboro, TX 76458
Phone: 940.567.2111 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
probate records from 1857, land records from 1860,
marriage and court records; District Clerk has divorce records[1]

History

The first settlement was in 1854.

Parent County

1856--Jack County was created 27 August 1856 from Cooke County. County seat: Jacksboro [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Several Cemeteries in the East Part of Jack County
Cundiff Listing with headstone pictures available
Green Elm Listing with headstone pictures available
Wizard Wells Listing with headstone pictures available
Gibtown Listing only
Morrow Listing only
Westbrook Listing only

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18601,000
1870694−30.6%
18806,626854.8%
18909,74047.0%
190010,2245.0%
191011,81715.6%
19209,863−16.5%
19309,046−8.3%
194010,20612.8%
19507,755−24.0%
19607,418−4.3%
19706,711−9.5%
19807,40810.4%
19906,981−5.8%
20008,76325.5%

Church

Court

Land

Land Survey Abstracts  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • 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

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Gladys Johnson Ritchie Public Library
626 W College St
Jacksboro, TX 76458
Phone: (940) 567-2240
Website

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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jack County, Texas. Page 667 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).