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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties P|Counties P]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Parker County'' <br>  
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Guide to '''Parker County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.parker.tx.us/ips/cms Parker County Courthouse]<br> 1112 Santa Fe; PO Box 819; <br>Weatherford, TX 76086-0819<br> Phone: 817.594.7461&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth, marriage and death records from 1903, <br>land records from 1874, probate, military and court records; <br>District Clerk has divorce records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Parker County, Texas. Page 671 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
The first permanent settlement occurred after 1849.
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The first permanent settlement occurred after 1849.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
'''1855--'''Parker County was created 12 December 1855 from Bosque and Navarro Counties. '''County seat:''' Weatherford <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1855--'''Parker County was created 12 December 1855 from [[Bosque County, Texas|Bosque]] and[[Navarro County, Texas|Navarro]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Weatherford <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
'''1874--'''Courthouse and almost all county records were destroyed by fire in May 1874.
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'''1874--'''Courthouse and almost all county records were destroyed by fire in May 1874.  
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Hood_County,_Texas|Hood]]
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*[[Hood County, Texas|Hood]]  
*[[Jack_County,_Texas|Jack]]
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*[[Jack County, Texas|Jack]]  
*[[Johnson_County,_Texas|Johnson]]
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*[[Johnson County, Texas|Johnson]]  
*[[Palo_Pinto_County,_Texas|Palo Pinto]]
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*[[Palo Pinto County, Texas|Palo Pinto]]  
*[[Tarrant_County,_Texas|Tarrant]]
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*[[Tarrant County, Texas|Tarrant]]  
*[[Wise_County,_Texas|Wise]]
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*[[Wise County, Texas|Wise]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=103614 Reynolds Cemetery, Azle] BillionGraves
  
 
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==== Church  ====
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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
  
 
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [[Texas, Death Index, 1964-1998 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] 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/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.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Weatherford Texas Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193846&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Parker&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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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
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Parker|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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== References  ==
 
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County Courthouse

Parker County Courthouse
1112 Santa Fe; PO Box 819;
Weatherford, TX 76086-0819
Phone: 817.594.7461 

County Clerk has birth, marriage and death records from 1903,
land records from 1874, probate, military and court records;
District Clerk has divorce records[1]

History

The first permanent settlement occurred after 1849.

Parent County

1855--Parker County was created 12 December 1855 from Bosque andNavarro Counties. County seat: Weatherford [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1874--Courthouse and almost all county records were destroyed by fire in May 1874.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

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

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Parker County, Texas. Page 671 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).
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