Aransas County, Texas Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1871--Aransas County was created 18 September 1871 from Refugio County. County seat: Rockport [1]

Tradition states the county was named for a local fort, which was named for a Spanish palace.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Towns: Aransas Pass | Fulton | Childress | Rockport

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Maps

Historical Maps  ~  From the Republic to the Turn of the Century  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

  • Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Fallen Heroes  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors

Newspapers

Obituaries

  • Obituary Resources ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~  Hidden Ancestors
  • Afrigeneas ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources


Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).