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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]] Archer County''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>Guide to '''Archer County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse<br> ==
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{{TXDC}} [http://www.co.archer.tx.us/ips/cms Archer County&nbsp;Courthouse]<br>112 E Walnut PO Box 458<br> Archer City, TX 76351<br> Phone: 940.574.4615&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk&nbsp;Clerk has birth records from 1880, <br>m, d, bur, div, pro, ct &amp; land rec<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Archer 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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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/archertx/history.htm History of Archer County]
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Archer County was created 22 January 1858 and organized in 1880 from Cooke County and Fannin Land District. Parent county was Fannin. County seat: Archer City.
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'''1858--'''Archer County was created 22 January 1858 from Fannin Land District. '''County seat:''' Archer City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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The county was named for Branch Tanner Archer, commissioner of the Republic of Texas.  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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Towns: {{FHL|Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Archer+City|subject|disp=Archer City}}&nbsp;| Anarene | {{FHL|Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Holliday|subject|disp=Holliday}}&nbsp;| Huff | Lakeside City | Megargel | {{FHL|Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Olney|subject|disp=Olney}} (mostly in [[Young County, Texas|Young]] County) | Scotland | {{FHL|Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Wichita+Falls|subject|disp=Wichita Falls}} (mostly in [[Wichita County, Texas|Wichita]] County) | {{FHL|Texas%2C+Archer%2C+Windthorst|subject|disp=Windthorst}}
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Baylor County, Texas|Baylor]]
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*[[Clay County, Texas|Clay]]
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*[[Jack County, Texas|Jack]]<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1228252888687_222" />
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*[[Throckmorton County, Texas|Throckmorton]]
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*[[Wichita County, Texas|Wichita]]
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*[[Wilbarger County, Texas|Wilbarger]]
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*[[Young County, Texas|Young]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2524 FindAGrave] - &nbsp;cemetery listings
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/archertx/cemeteries/Cemeteries.htm Cemeteries of Archer County]&nbsp; - &nbsp;Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/archer/cemeteries/Bowmanab.txt Bowman Cemetery] &nbsp;- transcription A-Z &nbsp;- USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/archer/cemeteries/holliday-az.txt Holliday Cemetery] &nbsp;- &nbsp;transcription A-Z - USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/archer/cemeteries/lake-creekaz.txt Lake Creek] &nbsp;- &nbsp;transcription A-Z &nbsp;- &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/archer/cemeteries/archerci35ncm.txt Archer City Cemetery] &nbsp;- &nbsp;partial transcription &nbsp;- &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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==== Census  ====
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{{USCensusPop
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|1880= 596
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|1890= 2101
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|1900= 2508
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|1910= 6525
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|1920= 5254
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|1930= 9684
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|1940= 7599
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|1950= 6816
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|1960= 6110
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|1970= 5759
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|1980= 7266
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|1990= 7973
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|2000= 8854
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|2010= 9054
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}}
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<br> [http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/archer/archtoc.htm 1900 Census] - USGenWeb Archives Project<br>
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*[https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&cad=rja&ved=0CE0QFjAC&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.fbcactx.org%2F&ei=IWxCUaDvMZip4AOTmIHwBA&usg=AFQjCNEq1xd1gLbCl5Qm2Nn6vLYHWRg0MQ&sig2=fbsWuVEfMnKpIUu-AgEEZA&bvm=bv.43828540,d.dmg First Baptist Church Archer City]
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*[https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=6&cad=rja&ved=0CG8QFjAF&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.fbclakesidecity.org%2F&ei=IWxCUaDvMZip4AOTmIHwBA&usg=AFQjCNFB_CeuF58xrDdzDpcpnt23EsPHJw&sig2=EF76ayFMGwIifMFtZfTIFw&bvm=bv.43828540,d.dmg First Baptist Church Lakeside]
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*[https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=8&cad=rja&ved=0CIUBEBYwBw&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.hollidayumc.com%2F&ei=IWxCUaDvMZip4AOTmIHwBA&usg=AFQjCNHaquAXkSA3nxYLWxEj0h_rna10PA&sig2=fyth-mbx1JekXOftstzZLA&bvm=bv.43828540,d.dmg First United Methodist Church]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/archer/land/archer.txt Original Land Owners of Texas] &nbsp;- &nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/archertx/history.htm History of Archer County]
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*[http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ntexasrecords/Archer_Historical_Markers.html Historical Markers of Archer County] &nbsp;- &nbsp;list with images&nbsp;
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/archertx/surnames.htm Archer County Surnames] &nbsp;- &nbsp;Hidden Ancestors
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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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
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/archertx/veterans.htm Veterans of Archer County]
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Tribute to Our Fallen Heroes]
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/veterans/veterans.htm Salute to Our Veterans]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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[http://www.archercountynews.com/ Archer County News]
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ntexasrecords/Archer_obits1.html Archer County Obituaries]&nbsp;- transcriptions
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*[http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ntexasrecords/Archer_obits2.html Archer County Obituaries]&nbsp;- transcriptions
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==== Probate  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{TX Vital Intro}}
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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.
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*[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.
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/archertx/marriage/marriage_records.htm Archer County Marriage Records ]&nbsp;- &nbsp;transcriptions - Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ntexasrecords/Archer_Mar_1.html Archer County Marriages - Book 1 ]&nbsp;- transcriptions
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*[http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ntexasrecords/Archer_Mar_2.html Archer County Marriages - Book 2 ]&nbsp;- transcriptions
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*[http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ntexasrecords/Archer_Mar_3.html Archer County Marriages - Book 3] - &nbsp;transcriptions<br>
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/archertx/index.htm TXGenWeb Archer County]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~txsgs/ Texas State Genealogical Society]
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*[http://www.librarytechnology.org/lwc-displaylibrary.pl?RC=24259 Archer Public Library]
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*[http://www.archercity.org/communityservices/library.html Archer City Public Library]
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193130&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Archer&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Archer|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/tx/ Cyndi's List] &nbsp;- &nbsp;Resources for state and counties.
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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{{Texas|Texas}}
  
 
[[Category:Archer_County,_Texas]]
 
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County Courthouse

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Online Records
Archer County Courthouse
112 E Walnut PO Box 458
Archer City, TX 76351
Phone: 940.574.4615 

County Clerk Clerk has birth records from 1880,
m, d, bur, div, pro, ct & land rec[1]

History

Parent County

1858--Archer County was created 22 January 1858 from Fannin Land District. County seat: Archer City [2]

The county was named for Branch Tanner Archer, commissioner of the Republic of Texas.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Towns: Archer City | Anarene | Holliday | Huff | Lakeside City | Megargel | Olney (mostly in Young County) | Scotland | Wichita Falls (mostly in Wichita County) | Windthorst

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1880596
18902,101252.5%
19002,50819.4%
19106,525160.2%
19205,254−19.5%
19309,68484.3%
19407,599−21.5%
19506,816−10.3%
19606,110−10.4%
19705,759−5.7%
19807,26626.2%
19907,9739.7%
20008,85411.0%
20109,0542.3%


1900 Census - USGenWeb Archives Project

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Archer County News

Obituaries


Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents.

Certified birth and death certificates or birth and death verifications can be ordered online or by mail at the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health. Copies can also be obtained from the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred and are often less expensive. You can also order them online through a third party company.

Marriages records can be obtained from the county the marriage occurred. Only marriage verifications can be obtained from the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health.

See Texas Vital Records for more information about Vital records in Texas.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog
  • Cyndi's List  -  Resources for state and counties.

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Archer 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).