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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties M|Counties M]] &gt;&nbsp;McLennan County'' <br>
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{{Texas-stub}} ''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties M|Counties M]] &gt;&nbsp;McLennan County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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The area was originally part of the Robertson Colony but was occupied exclusively by Waco Indians in the 1802's and 1830's. A trading post was set up near the present site of Waco in 1842.  
 
The area was originally part of the Robertson Colony but was occupied exclusively by Waco Indians in the 1802's and 1830's. A trading post was set up near the present site of Waco in 1842.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1850--'''McLennan County was created 22 January 1850 from [[Milam County, Texas|Milam]], [[Limestone County, Texas|Limestone]], and [[Navarro County, Texas|Navarro]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Waco <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1850--'''McLennan County was created 22 January 1850 from [[Milam County, Texas|Milam]], [[Limestone County, Texas|Limestone]], and [[Navarro County, Texas|Navarro]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Waco <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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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
'''Cities and Towns:'''&nbsp; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=1178928&subject_disp=Texas%2C+McLennan%2C+Bellmead&columns=*,0,0 Bellmead]&nbsp;| Beverly Hills | Bruceville-Eady | Gholston |, Hewitt | Lacy-Lakeview | Leroy | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=991101&subject_disp=Texas%2C+McLennan%2C+Lorena&columns=*,0,0 Lorena]&nbsp;| Mart | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193764&subject_disp=Texas%2C+McLennan%2C+McGregor&columns=*,0,0 McGregor]&nbsp;| Robinson | Ross | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193766&subject_disp=Texas%2C+McLennan%2C+Waco&columns=*,0,0 Waco]&nbsp;| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193767&subject_disp=Texas%2C+McLennan%2C+West&columns=*,0,0 West]&nbsp;| Woodway |Crawford&nbsp;|&nbsp;Moody | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=1179353&subject_disp=Texas%2C+McLennan%2C+Comanche+Springs&columns=*,0,0 Commanche Springs]&nbsp;| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193765&subject_disp=Texas%2C+McLennan%2C+Tours&columns=*,0,0 Tours]&nbsp;
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'''Cities and Towns:'''&nbsp; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=1178928&subject_disp=Texas%2C+McLennan%2C+Bellmead&columns=*,0,0 Bellmead]&nbsp;| Beverly Hills | Bruceville-Eady | Gholston |, Hewitt | Lacy-Lakeview | Leroy | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=991101&subject_disp=Texas%2C+McLennan%2C+Lorena&columns=*,0,0 Lorena]&nbsp;| Mart | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193764&subject_disp=Texas%2C+McLennan%2C+McGregor&columns=*,0,0 McGregor]&nbsp;| Robinson | Ross | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193766&subject_disp=Texas%2C+McLennan%2C+Waco&columns=*,0,0 Waco]&nbsp;| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193767&subject_disp=Texas%2C+McLennan%2C+West&columns=*,0,0 West]&nbsp;| Woodway |Crawford&nbsp;|&nbsp;Moody | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=1179353&subject_disp=Texas%2C+McLennan%2C+Comanche+Springs&columns=*,0,0 Commanche Springs]&nbsp;| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193765&subject_disp=Texas%2C+McLennan%2C+Tours&columns=*,0,0 Tours]&nbsp;  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
 
*[[Bell County, Texas|Bell]]  
 
*[[Bell County, Texas|Bell]]  
*[[Bosque County, Texas|Bosque]]
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*[[Bosque County, Texas|Bosque]]  
 
*[[Coryell County, Texas|Coryell]]  
 
*[[Coryell County, Texas|Coryell]]  
*[[Falls County, Texas|Falls]]
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*[[Falls County, Texas|Falls]]  
 
*[[Hill County, Texas|Hill]]  
 
*[[Hill County, Texas|Hill]]  
 
*[[Limestone County, Texas|Limestone]]
 
*[[Limestone County, Texas|Limestone]]
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
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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  
[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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==== 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.  
 
*[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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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.
  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:McLennan_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:McLennan_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 05:54, 27 August 2010

Template:Texas-stub United StatesTexasCounties M > McLennan County

County Courthouse

History

The area was originally part of the Robertson Colony but was occupied exclusively by Waco Indians in the 1802's and 1830's. A trading post was set up near the present site of Waco in 1842.

Parent County

1850--McLennan County was created 22 January 1850 from Milam, Limestone, and Navarro Counties. County seat: Waco [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities and Towns:  Bellmead | Beverly Hills | Bruceville-Eady | Gholston |, Hewitt | Lacy-Lakeview | Leroy | Lorena | Mart | McGregor | Robinson | Ross | Waco | West | Woodway |Crawford | Moody | Commanche Springs | Tours 

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

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).