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A history of Hood County, Texas

Thomas T. Ewell

A history of Hood County, Texas

from its earliest settlement to the present, together with biographical sketches of many leading men and women among the early settlers, as well as many incidents in the adjoining territory. Also a sketch of the history of Somervell County.

by Thomas T. Ewell

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Published by The Granbury News in Granbury, Texas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hood County (Tex.),
  • Somervell County (Tex.)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 180, no. 1882.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 p. ¾., 160, [8] p.
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15436194M

      Some of these open into Somervell County and some into Hood. In the early history of Texas, the Peak was used as a meeting place for government announcements. When Texas won its independence from Mexico and later in another gathering to advise everyone that Texas was now a state in the Union. The Hood County Courthouse in Granbury. Photo by Robert Plocheck. A book for all texans! Buy Now! Become a TSHA member and join our mission to promote the unique and rich history of Texas. Learn More. copyright TEXAS STATE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION.

    Area code(s) FIPS code: GNIS feature ID: Cresson is a city located at the corners of Hood, Johnson, and Parker counties in the U.S. state of is located at the intersection of U.S. Highway and State Highway , 25 miles (40 km) southwest of Fort orated in , Cresson had a population of at the census. Johnson County, Texas. Johnson County is located in north central Texas on the southwestern edge of the Dallas–Fort Worth area. Cleburne, the county seat, is fifty-five miles southwest of downtown Dallas and twenty-nine miles south of downtown Fort Worth. The center of the county is at approximately 97°23' west longitude and 32°24' north.

    Most of these (but not all) are county history books that combine history and biographies of families within the county. Read each book description for publication and condition details and price. If you have questions concerning any book here, email us at [email protected] or call us at for further details. Hood County Property Records are real estate documents that contain information related to real property in Hood County, Texas. Public Property Records provide information on homes, land, or commercial properties, including titles, mortgages, property deeds, and a range of other documents.


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A history of Hood County, Texas by Thomas T. Ewell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hood County History The first settlers went into what is now Hood County before the war, but until about were on the frontier line of North Texas counties and had to protect home and stock against the incursions of raiding Indians.

Hood County's area for about ten years after the first settlers came was included in Johnson County. A history of Hood County, Texas: from its earliest settlement to the present, together with biographical sketches of many leading men and women among the early settlers, as well as many incidents in the adjoining territory: also a sketch of the history of Somervell County.

Granbury, Tex.:. History. Hood County was formed in from portions of Johnson County. It was named after John Bell Hood, a general of the Confederate Army and commander of Hood's Texas Brigade.

Geography. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of square miles (1, km 2), of which square miles (1, km 2) is land and 16 square miles (41 km 2) (%) is ssional district: 11th.

HOOD COUNTY. Hood County embraces square miles of the north central plains of Texas. Granbury, the county seat, is forty-one miles southwest of Fort Worth on U.S.

Highway The county's center point is at 32°27' north latitude and 97°47' west longitude. In Thomas Taylor Ewell published Hood County History. Although only pages in length, the book is a good narrative of the pioneers and formative years of Hood County, Texas. Ewell, who was a prominent Granbury attorney, gave an objective overview of the local politics and personalities.

The book has not been reprinted since Map of Hood County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. Peter's Colony line is marked on map. Scale ca. ( varas per inch).

Search USA Texas Hood County Hood County. Welcome to our Hood County family history research page. Here you'll find record collections, history, and genealogy resources to help you trace your Hood County ancestors.

Missouri Genealogical Gleanings, and Beyond, Vol. 9 includes Missourians in the Montague County and Hood County, Texas Voters List (Source: Heritage Books) ($) Newspaper Records Chronicling America Hood County (Source: The Library of Congress).

Granbury and Hood County are rich in Texas history. David (Davy) Crockett's wife, Elizabeth, settled in Hood County following the Texas Revolution against Mexico. Crockett, as well as other Alamo participants, received land grants. The Crockett family received land in what is now Hood County.

To work with the community and other organizations to promote education and preservation in Hood County. To identify and document the historically significant property, people, and information in Hood County.

To develop on-going programs for the protection, restoration and maintenance of historical elements in Hood County. Hood County. He was signed the petition that led to the creation of Somervell County out of portions of Hood County. Lanham and a partner, T. Hamick, owned a grist mill located on the Paluxy River about halfway between Glen Rose and Paluxy.

Book containing a brief overview of the state of Texas and more specific focus on six specific counties, with extensive biographical sketches about persons related to the history of those places. An alphabetical index of persons who are included follows the table of contents at the front of the book.

Hood County History. Hood County was formed in from portions of Johnson County. Its seat is Granbury. Hood County is named for John Bell Hood, a Confederate lieutenant general and the commander of Hood's Texas Brigade.

Handbook of Texas Online Hood County was formed in November by an act of the Eleventh Texas Legislature. The county was named for George T. Wood, governor of Texas from to In the new Rains County took a section of western Wood County. Wood County was predominantly settled by people who came from the southern United States.

The Texas Death Index,includes a Susan Hood who died in Dallas County on May 3, Commentary This short history melds details of the families of several Morrison children who had left North Carolina for Georgia (and some of them from there to Texas later on) with general information about the origins of the family in Europe.

Hood County Texas • E. Pearl St. • Granbury, TX • Ph: • Fx: Fort Hood, TX History Fort Hood was announced as a location for the training of World War II tank destroyers by the War Department in Aroundacres were originally planned for the base and Texas was an ideal place for all the open space needed for the tanks.

Hood County Historical Highlights: A Pictorial History of Hood County, Texas Hardcover – January 1, by Jerry (Publisher) Tidwell (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, January 1, "Please retry" Author: Jerry (Publisher) Tidwell.

History of Hood County, From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present, Together with Biographic Sketches of Many Leading Men and Women Among the Early Settlers, As Well As Many Incidents in the Adjoining Territory. Granbury: The Granbury News, First edition, 8vo, pages, with advertisements.

Title: Hood County History in Picture and Story Author Name: Grandbury Junior Womens Club Categories: Texas County History, Edition: First Edition; First Printing Publisher: Historical Publishers: Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: New with no dust jacket Size: 6x9 lbs: lbs Seller ID: chtxh Keywords: Hood County Texas.

History. Hood County was formed in November by an act of the Eleventh Texas Legislature. The area now known as Hood County had, at one time or another, been part of Robertson, Navarro, McLennan, Johnson, and Erath counties.

The county was named after Lt. Bell Hood of the Confederate Army.HOOD COUNTY. HISTORY and STORY. Publication is sponsored by the Junior Woman's Club, Granbury, Texas. The hardbound book and dust jacket are in good condition. No torn or missing pages and limited date:   For more on the history of Killeen, Fort Hood and the surrounding areas, I recommend Images of America: Killeen, by Annette S.

Lucksinger and Gerald D Skidmore Sr, and Fort Hood in World War II by David Ford. These books are a pictorial history of Killeen with short paragraphs about the origins and development of the area.