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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/veterans/veterans.htm Honoring Our Veterans] ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
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[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes] ~ Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
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[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/veterans/veterans.htm Honoring Our Veterans] ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  
 
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Revision as of 19:36, 24 August 2012

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Williamson County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Williamson County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 13, 1848
County Seat Georgetown
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

History

The first Anglo-American settlement was in 1835 and was known as Tumlinson Fort.

Parent County

1848--Williamson County was created 13 March 1848 from Milam County. County seat: Georgetown [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

The following cities are either entirely or partially located within Williamson County

Austin (partial)
Bartlett (partial)
Cedar Park
Florence
Georgetown
Granger
Hutto
Jarrell
Leander
Liberty Hill
Round Rock
Taylor
Thrall
Weir

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Individual cemeteries;

BillionGraves:

Church

Court

Texas Naturalization Records  1906-1989  ~  FamilySearch Record Collection

Land

An index to Williamson County, Texas land records is available online at deed.wilco.org/RealEstate/searchentry.aspx   A link is provided to an electronic copy of the deed.  

Local Histories

See the Histories page at the Williamson County Historical Commission.


Maps

Military

Texas, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865  ~ FamilySearch record collection

Texas, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865  ~  FamilySearch Record collection

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

Williamson County, Texas Tax Records:

Public Search of Williamson County, Texas Tax Records

Records can be searched by:

PropID
AcctID
Owner
Address
Advanced Search

Vital Records

Births

Marriages
Deaths
Divorce


Societies and Libraries

Libraries

  • Cedar Park Public Library
  • Florence Public Library
  • Georgetown Public Library
  • Leander Public Library
  • Liberty Hill Public Library
  • Round Rock Public Library System
  • Taylor Public Library
  • Teinert Memorial Public Library

Family History Centers


Web Sites

References

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