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Ector County, Texas Genealogy

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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Genealogy|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties E|Counties E]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Ector County''<br><br>Guide to '''Ector County Texas ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records<br> {{TXDCClick|Image:TX_ORP.png|Texas Online Genealogy Records|left}} <br><br> <br> <br>{{Adoption TXGenWeb}}
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== County Courthouse<br> ==
[http://www.co.ector.tx.us/ips/cms Ector County Courthouse]<br>300 N Grant Avenue;<br>Odessa, TX 79761<br>Phone: <span class="skype_c2c_print_container notranslate">915.335.3030</span><span iddata-ismobile="skype_c2c_containerfalse" classdata-isrtl="skype_c2c_container notranslate" dir="ltrfalse" data-numbertocallisfreecall="+19153353030false" data-numbertype="paid" data-isfreecallnumbertocall="+19153353030" dir="falseltr" data-isrtlclass="falseskype_c2c_container notranslate" data-ismobileid="falseskype_c2c_container"><span classdir="skype_c2c_highlighting_inactive_commonltr" dirclass="ltrskype_c2c_highlighting_inactive_common"><span classid="skype_c2c_textarea_spannon_free_num_ui" idclass="non_free_num_uiskype_c2c_textarea_span">[[Image:]]<span class="skype_c2c_text_span">915.335.3030</span><span class="skype_c2c_free_text_span" /></span></span></span>
County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, burial, probate, court<br>and land records from 1896; District Clerk has divorce records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ector County, Texas. Page 663 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> <br>
'''County Clerk'''
P.O. Box 707<br>Odessa 79760<br>Phone: <span class="skype_c2c_print_container notranslate">432-498-4130</span><span iddata-ismobile="skype_c2c_containerfalse" classdata-isrtl="skype_c2c_container notranslate" dir="ltrfalse" data-numbertocallisfreecall="+14324984130false" data-numbertype="paid" data-isfreecallnumbertocall="+14324984130" dir="falseltr" data-isrtlclass="falseskype_c2c_container notranslate" data-ismobileid="falseskype_c2c_container"><span classdir="skype_c2c_highlighting_inactive_commonltr" dirclass="ltrskype_c2c_highlighting_inactive_common"><span classid="skype_c2c_textarea_spannon_free_num_ui" idclass="non_free_num_uiskype_c2c_textarea_span"><span class="skype_c2c_text_span">432-498-4130</span><span class="skype_c2c_free_text_span" /></span></span></span><br>Fax: 432-498-4177
'''District Clerk'''
300 North Grant, Rm 301<br>Odessa 79761<br>Phone: <span class="skype_c2c_print_container notranslate">432-498-4290</span><span iddata-ismobile="skype_c2c_containerfalse" classdata-isrtl="skype_c2c_container notranslate" dir="ltrfalse" data-numbertocallisfreecall="+14324984290false" data-numbertype="paid" data-isfreecallnumbertocall="+14324984290" dir="falseltr" data-isrtlclass="falseskype_c2c_container notranslate" data-ismobileid="falseskype_c2c_container"><span classdir="skype_c2c_highlighting_inactive_commonltr" dirclass="ltrskype_c2c_highlighting_inactive_common"><span classid="skype_c2c_textarea_spannon_free_num_ui" idclass="non_free_num_uiskype_c2c_textarea_span"><span class="skype_c2c_text_span">432-498-4290</span><span class="skype_c2c_free_text_span" /></span></span></span><br>
<br> Ector County has had two courthouses.&nbsp; The old red brick courthouse, built in 1904, was torn down in 1938, when the new Art Deco style courthouse opened.&nbsp; In 1964 a new courthouse was built around the 1938 courthouse, changing the look of the courthouse.
<br> ''Inventory of County Records, Ector County Courthouse,'' 1973, edited by Carolyn Trigg. [http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth25244/m1/ Read the book online] at The Portal to Texas History.
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== History ==
[[Andrews County, Texas Genealogy|Andrews]] {{•}} [[Crane County, Texas Genealogy|Crane]] {{•}} [[Midland County, Texas Genealogy|Midland]] {{•}} [[Upton County, Texas Genealogy|Upton]] {{•}} [[Ward County, Texas Genealogy|Ward]] {{•}} [[Winkler County, Texas Genealogy|Winkler]]
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== Resources ==
==== Land ====
{{TX Land}} ==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====*1906 - 1989 {{RecordSearch|1389983|Texas, Naturalization Records, 1906-1989}} — index and images
==== Local Histories ====
==== Military ====
 *1838 - 1900 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2059 Texas Muster Roll Index Cards 1838-1900] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $*1845 - 1848 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2058 US American Volunteer Soldiers Mexican War 1845-1848] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
*[https://www.tsl.texas.gov/apps/arc/pensions/ Confederate Pension Applications] ~ Texas State Library and Archives Commission
{{TX Probate Intro}}
'''Online Probate Records'''
*'''1800 – 2000''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2115 Texas Wills and Probate Records 1800-2000] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
*'''1800 – 1990''' {{RecordSearch|2016287|Texas Probate Records 1800-1990}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1681052 Texas, Marriages, 1837-1973&nbsp;]&nbsp; &nbsp;- &nbsp;FamilySearch record collection
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/2031191 Texas, Marriages, 1966-2010]&nbsp; &nbsp;- &nbsp;FamilySearch record collection
*1814 - 1909 and 1966 - 2011 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8795 Texas Marriage Collection 1814-1909 and 1966-2011] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
*1837 - 1977 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60183 Texas Select County Marriage Index 1837-1977] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
 
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*[http://ector.historictexas.net/notrees-deaths Notrees, Texas Deaths 1967-2002] from the Ector County TXGenWeb site.
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] *[[Texas, Death Index, 1964-1998 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
*1977 - 1986 {{RecordSearch|1930157|Texas Deaths 1977-1986}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index*1903 - 1973 {{RecordSearch|1681049|Texas Deaths and Burials 1903-1973}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
*1903 - 1982 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2272 Texas Death Certificates 1903-1982] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/Texas/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorces 1968 - 2005] (index)&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
*1968-2010 {{RecordSearch|2038378|Texas Divorce Index 1968-2010}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
*1968 - 2011 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8794 Texas Divorces 1968-2011] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
== Societies and Libraries ==
 '''Permian Basin Genealogical Society'''<br> c/o Ector County Library<br> 622 North Lee<br> Odessa, TX 79761<br> [http://www.odessahistory.com/geneolg.htm website] <br><br>
*Ector County Public Library<br>Southwest Genealogy Section - 2nd Floor<br>321 West 5th Street<br>Odessa, Texas 79761<br>(432)332-0633 [http://www.ector.lib.tx.us/main.html website]<br>
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