Wilson County, Texas Genealogy

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Wilson County was created and organized 13 February 1860 from Bexar and Karnes counties. County seat: Sutherland Springs (1860-1867); Lodi (1867-1871); Sutherland Springs (1871); Lodi (1871-1885); Floresville (1885-present). The county was unofficially renamed Cibolo in 1869, but the name was never officially adopted. The first settlement began before 1830 when Francisco Flores de Abreyo established his hacienda in the area near present-day Floresville.

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