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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties A|Counties A]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Angelina County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties A|Counties A]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Angelina County''  
  
 
<br>Guide to '''Angelina County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
 
<br>Guide to '''Angelina County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
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== County Courthouse<br>  ==
 
== County Courthouse<br>  ==
  
{{TXDC}} [http://www.angelinacounty.net/ Angelina County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 908<br>Lufkin, TX 75902-0908<br>Phone: 936.634.8339&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has some birth records from 1875, death records<br>&nbsp;from 1903, marriage, probate and land records from 1846; <br>District Clerk has divorce records; County Clerk and District <br>Court have court records from 1920<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Angelina County, Texas. Page 658 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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{{TXDC}}&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; <br> [[Image:TX Angelina Courthouse.JPG|right|250x200px|TX Angelina Courthouse.JPG]]
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[http://www.angelinacounty.net/ Angelina County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 908<br>Lufkin, TX 75902-0908<br>Phone: 936.634.8339&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has some birth records from 1875, death records<br>&nbsp;from 1903, marriage, probate and land records from 1846; <br>District Clerk has divorce records; County Clerk and District <br>Court have court records from 1920<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Angelina County, Texas. Page 658 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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'''County seats:'''&nbsp;Marion 1846-1854; Jonesville 1854-1858; Homer 1858-1892; Lufkin 1892-present. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><ref>Angelina County - Handbook of Texas Online http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hca03</ref>  
 
'''County seats:'''&nbsp;Marion 1846-1854; Jonesville 1854-1858; Homer 1858-1892; Lufkin 1892-present. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><ref>Angelina County - Handbook of Texas Online http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hca03</ref>  
  
According to tradition, Angelina county was named for an Indian girl who helped missionaries in the area.<br>  
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Angelina is named for a Hainai Native American woman who assisted early Spanish missionaries and was named Angelina by them.<ref>Wikipedia  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angelina_County,_Texas</ref><br>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://www.angelinacountygenealogy.com/cemeteries.html Angelina County Cemeteries] ~ TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.angelinacountygenealogy.com/cemeteries.html Angelina County Cemeteries] ~ TXGenWeb  
*Angelina Cemeteries &nbsp;~ &nbsp;[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/angelina/angeltoc.htm USGenWeb Archives Project]<br>
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/angelina/angeltoc.htm Angelina Cemeteries] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/angelina/angeltoc.htm USGenWeb Archives Project]<br>  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2522 FindAGrave] &nbsp;~ cemetery transcriptions
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2522 FindAGrave] &nbsp;~ cemetery transcriptions
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*[http://loveinclufkin.tripod.com/angelinacounty.html Angelina County Area Churches] - listing of churches in the area
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*[http://www.angelinacounty.net/judicial/ccl1 County Court at Law 1]
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*[http://www.angelinacounty.net/judicial/ccl2 County Court at Law 2]
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*[http://www.angelinacounty.net/judicial/dc159 159th District Court]
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/angelina/land/abstracts.txt Land Survey Abstract Indices of the Original Land Owners of Texas] - USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/angelina/land/abstracts.txt Land Survey Abstract Indices of the Original Land Owners of Texas] - USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/angelina/land/angelina.txt Texas Family Land Heritage Registry First Edition]&nbsp; - &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/angelina/land/angelina.txt Texas Family Land Heritage Registry First Edition]&nbsp; - &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
  
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
1914 Map of Angelina, Gregg, Harrison, Cherokee, Houston, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith &amp; Trinity at [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~shastaca/maps/TX/TX13map.html www.rootsweb.com]<br>  
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*1914 Map of Angelina, Gregg, Harrison, Cherokee, Houston, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith &amp; Trinity at [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~shastaca/maps/TX/TX13map.html www.rootsweb.com]<br>  
 
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*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site  
[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site  
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*[http://www.loc.gov/item/2012586615 Map of Angelina County] - Library of Congress
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://lufkindailynews.com/ Lufkin Daily News]
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*[http://www.angelinacounty.net/departments/cc Angelina County Clerk] - access to probate records
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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[http://www.angelinacounty.net/departments/tax Angelina County Tax Assessor ]&nbsp;- &nbsp;property taxes
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>Name index and images of statewide death certificates, 1890-1976. The name index has been created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903.  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>Name index and images of statewide death certificates, 1890-1976. The name index has been created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903.  
*[http://www.angelinacountygenealogy.com/marrindex.html Angelina County Marriages ]&nbsp;- &nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.angelinacountygenealogy.com/marrindex.html Angelina County Marriages ]&nbsp;- &nbsp;TXGenWeb  
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*[http://www.angelinacounty.net/departments/cc Angelina County Clerk ]&nbsp;- &nbsp;access to marriage records, birth certificates, death certificates and wills
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*[http://cityoflufkin.com/library/ Kurth Memorial Library]&nbsp; - Lufkin Texas
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txacgs/ Angelina County Genealogical Society]
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*[http://angelinacounty.net/highlights/angelina_county_historical_commission Angelina County Historical Commission]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb Project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb Project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/angelina/angeltoc.htm USGenWeb Archives Project] - records from Angelina County
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/angelina/angeltoc.htm USGenWeb Archives Project] - records from Angelina County  
*[http://www.angelinacountygenealogy.com/ Angelina County ]- &nbsp;TXGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.angelinacountygenealogy.com/ Angelina County ]- &nbsp;TXGenWeb Project  
 
*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Angelina|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Angelina|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/tx/ Cyndi's List ]- Links to state and county resources
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/tx/ Cyndi's List ]- Links to state and county resources

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Angelina County Courthouse
PO Box 908
Lufkin, TX 75902-0908
Phone: 936.634.8339 

County Clerk has some birth records from 1875, death records
 from 1903, marriage, probate and land records from 1846;
District Clerk has divorce records; County Clerk and District
Court have court records from 1920[1]

History

Parent County

1846--Angelina County was created April 22, 1846 from Nacogdoches County.

County seats: Marion 1846-1854; Jonesville 1854-1858; Homer 1858-1892; Lufkin 1892-present. [2][3]

Angelina is named for a Hainai Native American woman who assisted early Spanish missionaries and was named Angelina by them.[4]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1891--Angelina County Courthouse at Homer burned on November 19, 1891.  Many of the county records - including those in the assessor's office and the justice of the peace office were destroyed. [5]

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities and Towns: Burke | Diboll | Hudson | Huntington | Lufkin | Shawnee | Zavalla

Neighboring  Counties

Resources

African American


Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Angelina County Tax Assessor  -  property taxes

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 


Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Angelina County, Texas. Page 658 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Angelina County - Handbook of Texas Online http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hca03
  4. Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angelina_County,_Texas
  5. GenDisasters.com - Homer, TX Courthouse Fire, Nov 1891 http://www3.gendisasters.com/texas/7309/homer-tx-courthouse-fire-nov-1891