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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.  
 
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.  
  
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Brazoria County was created on 17 March 1836 from Old Mexican Municipality. County seat: Angleton <ref name="Handybook" />  
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Brazoria County was created on 17 March 1836 from Old Mexican Municipality. County seat: Angleton <ref name="Handybook">''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;referer=brief_results Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.]'' (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002), 659.</ref> The county was named for the Brazos River, and is located near the metro area of Houston/Baytown, Texas
 
 
The county was named for the Brazos River, and is located near the metro area of Houston/Baytown, Texas
 
  
 
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Revision as of 16:27, 11 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:

Brazoria County was created on 17 March 1836 from Old Mexican Municipality. County seat: Angleton [1] 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

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002), 659.

The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th Edition (Draper, Utah: Everton Publishers, 2002)