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The Dallas County Cemeterypage has been completely revised.

The Dallas Public Library received a grant from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission TexTreasures program to help preserve, digitize and place online the Murphy and Bolanz collectionof real estate maps of Dallas County between 1880-1920. Genealogists and family history researchers are assisted in tracing their roots through property ownership and transfer notes. Historic groups and preservationists can locate old cemeteries, streets, parks and landmarks.

 

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Welcome ... my name is Linda-Jeanne Dolby and I'm responsible for Dallas County. I do not actually have any rootsin Dallas County, but I live here and my interest in genealogy and the USGenWeb Project in particular, have led me to volunteer my time. Please contact me if you would like to contribute in any way to this project or to adopt one of the towns located within Dallas County to further develop the resources of that town. Any help will be appreciated.

I hope you enjoy your visit and come back soon !

Texas Notes:

  • Was the 28th state; Capital - Austin; Motto - Friendship; Nickname - Lone Star State; Song - Texas, Our Texas; Flower - Bluebonnet; Tree- Pecan; Bird - Mockingbird
  • It is believed the single or lone star is derived from the Bonnie Blue flag that flew over Texas from 1836 to 1839. It was under this flag that the people of Texas fought the Texas Revolution against Mexico. Texas won the war and declared its independence in 1836 and became the Republic of Texas. Texas remained an independent republic until it became a state on December 29, 1845. The color blue stands for loyalty, white for purity and red for bravery.

Announcements and Area Events

Every Sunday, the Dallas Morning News publishes a column entitled "Family Tree" in the Today section of the paper.

Dallas County, Texas Discussion List (thru email). To subscribe send email to TXDALLAS-L-REQUEST@ROOTSWEB.COM and type SUBSCRIBE in the message field. For digest mode, send email to TXDALLAS-D-REQUEST@ROOTSWEB.COM and type SUBSCRIBE in the message field. The moderator is Jo Autrey.

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There are still some towns in Dallas County that are available for adoption, but already have some basic information listed. If you would like to adopt one of the available towns to further develop its resources, please contact Linda-Jeanne Dolby.

Dallas County Town Resources and Info

 

 

 

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Town of Addison

Addison Government

Addison History

Balch Springs History

Hickory Creek

Buckingham History

 

Carrollton

Ed Williams, Coord.

Cedar Hill

 

Cockrell Hill History

From Sara Buntyn: unincorporated place of Cockrell Hill is located in 1930 enumeration district 57-137, microfilm roll 2322. Description: "JUSTICE PCT. 7 (PART), EXCLUDING DALLAS CITY AND GRAND PRAIRIE TOWN, BOUNDED BY (N) FORT WORTH PIKE; (E) DALLAS CITY LIMITS, CEDAR HILL RD.; (S) JUSTICE PCT. LINE; (W) BELT LINE RD." 1930census.archives.gov site

City of Coppell

Coppell History

Dallas

Shirley Cullum, Coord.

DeSoto History

Woodland Hills now within the city limits of DeSoto

Duncanville

Available

Farmers Branch

Ed Williams, Coord.

Garland

Linda Dolby, Coord.

Glenn Heights

no information

Grand Prairie History

Grand Prairie Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 532026, Grand Prairie, Texas 75053

Grand Prairie Resources has many links provided by Teresa Stewart Sitz who is happy to be a resource for the area

Highland Park History<

1930 Highlander, Yearbook of Highland Park HS

Hutchins History

 

Irving

Karri York, Coord.

Kleberg History, now in Dallas

Carla Smith lists information about the county, Kleberg and Rylie at her Southeast Dallas County Texas History site.

Lancaster

Lancaster Gen Soc, Coord.

Mesquite

Susan Collard, Coord.

Oak Cliff (Dallas)

Available

Richardson History

Richardson Online... departments, activities, and services of the City of Richardson

Richardson Public Library

Rowlett

Available

Sachse

Tamara Stevens, Coord.

Seagoville

Available

Sunnyvale History

Long Creek Cemetery

University Park History

 

Wilmer History

 

Counties which surround Dallas County (listed in a clockwise direction) starting with  Collin County to our North ... Rockwall County ... Kaufman County ... Ellis County ... Johnson County ... Tarrant County ... and Denton County

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This site is dedicated to the memory of
my mentor; my friend
Luthur Malcolm (Mike) Basham
TXGenWeb State Coordinator
25 May 1942 - 15 September 1997
Dallas County TXGenWeb Project
is created, edited & maintained by
Linda-Jeanne Dolby © 1996-2014
This page may be freely linked to, but not copied without my consent.

 

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