regret that we cannot perform personal research
organized from portions of Coryell and Bosque
Counties on May 17,1856, and named for a tribe
of Indians.The first county seat of the county
was at the settlement of Troy, which was
later renamed Cora in honor of Cora
Beeman daughter of Alonzo Beeman of Bell County.
The County seat was was then moved in July
18, 1859 to Comanche. Among the first white
settlers to venture into Comanche county in the
early part of 1850's was the Mercer, Collier,
Tuggle, Oaks, and Holmsley families. Among the
first permanent settlers of comanche county were
Asa Reed, Charles C Campbell, F. M Cross. The
birth of Katie Campbell, daughter of Charles C.
Campbell is recorded as the first white birth of
Comanche county recorded as September 20, 1855.