Cemetery Database - This is a searchable database of burials in Bosque County cemeteries. It is maintained by the Bosque County Historical Commission.
Marriage Database - This is a searchable database of marriages licenses recorded in Bosque County. It is maintained by the Bosque County Historical Commission.
Names Database - This is a searchable database of names found in a privately-maintained database of over 130,000 persons connected to Bosque County. It contains ancestors and descendants for persons who lived in or have connections to Bosque County, including over 29,000 of Norwegian ancestry.
Index of Names in Books and Newspaper Articles
The following are name indexes that have been prepared for various books and documents contained in the Bosque County Collection and which are available for research purposes.
Early History of Bosque County index - This book includes "Sketch of the Early History of Bosque County" written by C. M. and H. J. Cureton for a speech read by H. J. Cureton on July 4, 1904 in Meridian, Texas at the Old Settlers Reunion and Semi Centennial Celebration of the Organization of Bosque County. This book is available for purchase from the Bosque County Collection.
"Iredell, Texas Historical Highlights" index - This booklet includes several narratives written by Dr. Donovan Duncan Tidwell, an educator and Methodist preacher, describing the first settler, founding of Iredell, from old Iredell to new Iredell, destruction by the flood of 1887, Iredell's first schools, churches of Iredell, and Johnson Peak. This index was prepared by Roy E. Malone of Granbury, Texas.
"Record of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church" index - This record covers a time span from November, 1900 to October, 1923. The area covered is around the Hanna Crossing of the Bosque River between Meridian, Iredell, and Walnut Springs, Texas. There are an estimated 450 individuals in the index so this may be of help to Bosque County, Texas researchers. This index was prepared by Roy E. Malone of Granbury, Texas. Ronald "Ron" Anderson of Meridian will donate this book to the Bosque County Collection after Christmas, 2001.
Uncle Theo's Scrapbook index - This book is a collection of newspaper articles from the scrapbook of Thomas Theodore Colwick (1854-1928). The articles were clipped from The Alliance Sun, a very early Meridian newspaper, and portray life in the Norse community from about 1883 to 1891. The original scrapbook material used in compiling this book was provided by Rex Colwick and assembled by Mary Orbeck and Ginger Childress. The index was prepared by Derwood Johnson of Waco, Texas.
Bosque County News "Out of Our Past" index - These newspaper columns by LaDawn Garland ran in the Bosque County News from February 7, 2001 to August 29, 2001. They were subtitled "Tracing Our Bosque County Roots" and contain both genealogical and historical information. The index gives names and places mentioned in the columns with links to the column in which they appeared. The columns are provided below with the permission of LaDawn Garland and the Bosque County News.