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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History == In 1836 Velasco was the site of the provisional government of Texas and the site of the signing of theTreaty of Velasco which ended the Texas Revolution. Part of Stephen F. Austin's Colony. ==== Parent County ==== '''1836--'''Brazoria County was created on 17 March 1836 from Old Mexican Municipality. '''County seat:''' Angleton <ref name="Handybook" />''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002). The county was named for the Brazos River, and is located near the metro area of Houston/Baytown, Texas ==== Boundary Changes ==== ==== Record Loss == ==
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== History == In 1836 Velasco was the site of the provisional government of Texas and the site of the signing of theTreaty of Velasco which ended the Texas Revolution. Part of Stephen F. Austin's Colony. ==== Parent County ==== '''1836--'''Brazoria County was created on 17 March 1836 from Old Mexican Municipality. '''County seat:''' Angleton <ref name="Handybook" />''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002). The county was named for the Brazos River, and is located near the metro area of Houston/Baytown, Texas ==== Boundary Changes ==== ==== Record Loss == ==
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
'''Towns and Cities: '''[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193210&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+Alvin&columns=*,0,0 Alvin], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193211&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+Angleton&columns=*,0,0 Angleton], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brazoria_County,_Texas Brazoria], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brookside_Village,_Texas Brookside Village], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clute,_Texas Clute], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193212&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+Damon&columns=*,0,0 Damon], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193213&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+Danbury&columns=*,0,0 Danbury], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=845832&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+East+Columbia&columns=*,0,0 East Columbia], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193214&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+Freeport&columns=*,0,0 Freeport], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holiday_Lakes,_Texas Holiday Lakes], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=855123&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+Lake+Jackson&columns=*,0,0 Lake Jackson], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liverpool,_Texas Liverpool,] [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=1033219&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+Manvel&columns=*,0,0 Manvel], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oyster_Creek,_Texas Oyster Creek,] [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193215&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+Pearland&columns=*,0,0 Pearland], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quintana,_Texas Quintana,] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richwood,_Texas Richwood,] [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=1100285&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+Sandy+Point&columns=*,0,0 Sandy Point], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surfside_Beach,_Texas Surfside Beach], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193216&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+Sweeny&columns=*,0,0 Sweeny], and [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=845837&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+West+Columbia&columns=*,0,0 West Columbia].
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'''Towns and Cities: '''[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193210&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+Alvin&columns=*,0,0 Alvin], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193211&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+Angleton&columns=*,0,0 Angleton], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brazoria_County,_Texas Brazoria], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brookside_Village,_Texas Brookside Village], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clute,_Texas Clute], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193212&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+Damon&columns=*,0,0 Damon], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193213&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+Danbury&columns=*,0,0 Danbury], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=845832&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+East+Columbia&columns=*,0,0 East Columbia], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193214&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+Freeport&columns=*,0,0 Freeport], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holiday_Lakes,_Texas Holiday Lakes], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=855123&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+Lake+Jackson&columns=*,0,0 Lake Jackson], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liverpool,_Texas Liverpool,] [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=1033219&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+Manvel&columns=*,0,0 Manvel], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oyster_Creek,_Texas Oyster Creek,] [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193215&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+Pearland&columns=*,0,0 Pearland], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quintana,_Texas Quintana,] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richwood,_Texas Richwood,] [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=1100285&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+Sandy+Point&columns=*,0,0 Sandy Point], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surfside_Beach,_Texas Surfside Beach], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193216&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+Sweeny&columns=*,0,0 Sweeny], and [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=845837&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Brazoria%2C+West+Columbia&columns=*,0,0 West Columbia].  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Fort_Bend_County,_Texas|Fort Bend]]
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*[[Fort Bend County, Texas|Fort Bend]]  
*[[Galveston_County,_Texas|Galveston]]
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*[[Galveston County, Texas|Galveston]]  
*[[Harris_County,_Texas|Harris]]
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*[[Harris County, Texas|Harris]]  
*[[Matagorda_County,_Texas|Matagorda]]
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*[[Matagorda County, Texas|Matagorda]]  
*[[Wharton_County,_Texas|Wharton]]
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*[[Wharton County, Texas|Wharton]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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*Freeport
 
*Freeport
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Angleton
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Angleton  
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Lake Jackson
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Lake Jackson  
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====

Revision as of 21:40, 9 February 2009

United States  > Texas > Counties B > Brazoria County

County Courthouse

History == In 1836 Velasco was the site of the provisional government of Texas and the site of the signing of theTreaty of Velasco which ended the Texas Revolution. Part of Stephen F. Austin's Colony. ==== Parent County ==== 1836--Brazoria County was created on 17 March 1836 from Old Mexican Municipality. County seat: Angleton [1]The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002). The county was named for the Brazos River, and is located near the metro area of Houston/Baytown, Texas ==== Boundary Changes ==== ==== Record Loss ==

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Towns and Cities: Alvin, Angleton, Brazoria, Brookside Village, Clute, Damon, Danbury, East Columbia, Freeport, Holiday Lakes, Lake Jackson, Liverpool, Manvel, Oyster Creek, Pearland, Quintana, Richwood, Sandy Point, Surfside Beach, Sweeny, and West Columbia.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Freeport

    Angleton

    Lake Jackson

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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