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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties L|Counties L]] &gt;&nbsp;Limestone County'' <br>
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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties L|Counties L]] &gt;&nbsp;Limestone County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1846--'''Limestone County was created 11 April 1846 from [[Robertson_County,_Texas|Robertson]] County. '''County seat:''' Groesbeck <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1846--'''Limestone County was created 11 April 1846 from [[Robertson County, Texas|Robertson]] County. '''County seat:''' Groesbeck <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
'''1873--'''Courthouse and most county records were destroyed by fire in October 1873.
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'''1873--'''Courthouse and most county records were destroyed by fire in October 1873.  
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
'''Cities and Towns''':&nbsp;Groesbeck&nbsp;| Mexia | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193723&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Limestone%2C+Coolidge&columns=*,0,0 Coolidge]&nbsp;| Fair Oaks | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193724&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Limestone%2C+Kosse&columns=*,0,0 Kosse]&nbsp;| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=907629&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Limestone%2C+Tehuacana&columns=*,0,0 Tehuacana]&nbsp;| Thornton
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'''Cities and Towns''':&nbsp;Groesbeck&nbsp;| Mexia | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193723&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Limestone%2C+Coolidge&columns=*,0,0 Coolidge]&nbsp;| Fair Oaks | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193724&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Limestone%2C+Kosse&columns=*,0,0 Kosse]&nbsp;| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=907629&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Limestone%2C+Tehuacana&columns=*,0,0 Tehuacana]&nbsp;| Thornton  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Falls_County,_Texas|Falls]]
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*[[Falls County, Texas|Falls]]  
*[[Falls_County,_Texas|Freestone]]
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*[[Falls County, Texas|Freestone]]  
*[[Hill_County,_Texas|Hill]]
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*[[Hill County, Texas|Hill]]  
*[[Leon_County,_Texas|Leon]]
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*[[Leon County, Texas|Leon]]  
*[[McLennan_County,_Texas|McLennan]]
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*[[McLennan County, Texas|McLennan]]  
*[[Navarro_County,_Texas|Navarro]]
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*[[Navarro County, Texas|Navarro]]  
*[[Robertson_County,_Texas|Robertson]]
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*[[Robertson County, Texas|Robertson]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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Rootsweb.ancestry [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cemetery/Texas/limestone.htmlhttp://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cemetery/Texas/limestone.html cemetery project].  
 
Rootsweb.ancestry [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cemetery/Texas/limestone.htmlhttp://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cemetery/Texas/limestone.html cemetery project].  
  
[http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/Etx/Limestone/ListLimestone.html Gloria B. Mayfield] Cemetery Project for Limestone County, Texas
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[http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/Etx/Limestone/ListLimestone.html Gloria B. Mayfield] Cemetery Project for Limestone County, Texas  
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[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 Texas Genweb site  
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Limestone_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Limestone_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 02:09, 27 August 2010

Template:Texas-stubUnited StatesTexasCounties L > Limestone County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1846--Limestone County was created 11 April 1846 from Robertson County. County seat: Groesbeck [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1873--Courthouse and most county records were destroyed by fire in October 1873.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities and Towns: Groesbeck | Mexia | Coolidge | Fair Oaks | Kosse | Tehuacana | Thornton

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Cemetery Index from www.txgenweb.org project.

Rootsweb.ancestry cemetery project.

Gloria B. Mayfield Cemetery Project for Limestone County, Texas

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 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.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • TEXAS GenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.

References

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