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Hardeman County Texas

Founded in 1889
Hardeman County is named for Bailey Hardeman and Thomas Jones Hardeman, two early Texas politicians and legislators.

The seat of the county is Quanah, where most of the county population resides.
Population in 1880 was 50 individuals.  Until the 1910 census, population enumeration was under 4,000.


* Chillicothe * Quanah *  Medicine Mound (ghost town)  *



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Website Updates:
Sept 2015: 1903 - 1908 Births
May 2015: News: Newspapers of Hardeman County
Mar 2015: Marriage News: WHITE, RICHARDSON, WILLINGHAM, WOODARD, HENRY, SIMMONS; Court News: Divorce filed - NORRIS; Crime News: Constable killed; WILLIAMS store robbed, WILSON store robbed, Duel to the Death; Calamity News: Fire Destroyed Business block, Orient Mill burned; Sick List News: DOYLE; Deth List: HOLLOWAY, MILLER, KELLER, THOMASON, COLE, MABE, ROBBINS, SMITH; Community News; Cowboys Reunion, Quanah Observer; Visiting News: RANDAL, MCCLELLAN, COCKRELL
Nov 2014: Mil: Vietnam War Casualties; Bio: HART
Aug 2014: History of Hardeman County; Mil: Korean War Casualties; Obit: WILLIAMS - Transcribed by Vicki Bryan; Obit: KITCHENS - Transcribed by MKK
Jul 2014: Obit: DOUGLAS, PERKINS - Transcribed by Camellia; Obit: LONG, PHILLIPS - Transcribed by Vicki Bryan; Obit: COTTRELL - Transcribed by Bobby Dobbins Title; Obit: COTTRELL, SAMSON - Transcribed by Sandra Stutzman
Jun 2014: Cemeteries: Beginning of Quanah Cemetery; Bio: HUNT - Transcribed by Vicki Bryan; Bio: POSEY - Transcribed by Susan Geist
Mar 2014:  obit for HALL
Jan 2014: bio for McMORDIE; history on Quanah; obits for BAKER, STEWARD, PERSON, RICKS, O'DELL;  crime news re: BELCHER

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