Brazoria County, Texas Genealogy
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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 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
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.
LDS Ward and Branch Records
Societies and Libraries
- TEXAS GenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
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