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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Texas|Texas]]&nbsp;&gt; [[Texas Counties B|Counties B]] &gt; Borden County'' <br>
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties B|Counties B]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Borden County'' <br>  
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Guide to '''Borden County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{TXDC}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Borden County
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| county_map = Tx-borden.png
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| state = Texas
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| state_map = Texas.png
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| founded year = 1876
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| founded date = August 21
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| seat wl = Gail
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| adoption_sign = Adoption Hidden Ancestors
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}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.borden.tx.us/ips/cms Borden County Courthouse]<br> 117 E Wasson; PO Box 124<br> Gail, TX 79738<br> Phone: 806.756.4312&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>divorce and court records from 1891, land records from <br>1880 and probate records from 1894<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Borden County, Texas. Page 659 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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'''1876--'''Borden County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Gail <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1876--'''Borden County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Gail <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 Gail Borden Jr., newspaper publisher and founder of the Borden Company.<br>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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'''Towns and Cities:'''&nbsp; | {{FHL|Texas%2C+Borden%2C+Gail|subject|disp=Gail}} | {{FHL|Texas%2C+Borden%2C+Durham|subject|disp=Durham}} |
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Dawson County, Texas|Dawson]]
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*[[Garza County, Texas|Garza]]
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*[[Howard County, Texas|Howard]]
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*[[Lynn County, Texas|Lynn]]
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*[[Martin County, Texas|Martin]]
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*[[Mitchell County, Texas|Mitchell]]
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*[[Scurry County, Texas|Scurry]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txborden/addresses.htm Local Borden County Resources] ~ Borden County, TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txborden/lookups.htm Border County Volunteer Look-ups] ~ Borden County, TXGenWeb
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txborden/durham_cem.htm Durham Cemetery of Borden County] ~ Complete Transcription~ Borden County, TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txborden/gail_cemetery.htm Gail Cemetery of Borden County] ~ Complete Transcription~ Borden County, TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txborden/york_cem.htm York Cemetery of Borden County] ~ Complete Transcription~ Borden County, TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb
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*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-TX-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/texas.htm Texas Christian Church Directory ]~ ChurchAngel
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*[http://www.dioceseofbmt.org/parishes/index.html Catholic Parishes in Texas]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html%7CTexas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txborden/markers_1.htm Historical Markers of Borden County] ~ Borden County, TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txborden/history.htm History of Borden County] ~ Borden County, TXGenWeb
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txborden/maps.htm Borden County Map] ~ Borden County, TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; From the Republic to the Turn of the Century&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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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.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txborden/pensions.htm Confederate Pension Applications]- Complete List of Borden County ~ Borden County, TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/muster.html Texas Muster Rolls and Military
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Records for 1835 &amp; 1836] Complete List ~ TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/veterans/veterans.htm Honoring Our Veterans] ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txborden/obits.htm Obituaries of Borden County] ~Partial Listing ~ Borden County, TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Texas
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-TX-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Texas Newspaper Citations
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaries.html Obituary Project] ~ Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txborden/births_1929_1949.htm Borden County Birth Records 1929-1949] ~ Borden County, TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txborden/deaths_1964_1998.htm Borden County Death Records 1964-1998] ~ Borden County, TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txborden/divorces_1968-1997.htm Borden County Divorce Records 1968-1997] ~ Borden County, TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txborden/marriages_1966_1997.htm Borden County Marriage Records 1966-1997] ~ Borden County, TXGenWeb
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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.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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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://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193198&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Borden&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Borden|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/tx/ Cyndi's List] - List of state and county resources
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Guide to Borden County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Founded August 21, 1876
County Seat Gail
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County Courthouse

Borden County Courthouse
117 E Wasson; PO Box 124
Gail, TX 79738
Phone: 806.756.4312 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
divorce and court records from 1891, land records from
1880 and probate records from 1894[1]

History

Parent County

1876--Borden County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Gail [2]

The county was named for Gail Borden Jr., newspaper publisher and founder of the Borden Company.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Towns and Cities:  | Gail | Durham |

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Records for 1835 & 1836] Complete List ~ TXGenWeb

  • 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

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Borden County, Texas. Page 659 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).