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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties C|Counties C]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Carson County'' <br>{{Adoption TXGenWeb}}  
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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties C|Counties C]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Carson County'' <br>{{Adoption TXGenWeb}}&nbsp;
  
Carson County; PO Box 487; Panhandle, TX 79068; Ph. 806.537.3873 Details: (Co Clk has b &amp; d rec from 1903, m rec from 1888, div rec from 1902, pro rec from 1907 &amp; land rec from 1883)
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== County Courthouse ==
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Carson County Courthouse<br> PO Box 487<br> Panhandle, TX 79068<br> Phone: 806.537.3873&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage records from 1888, divorce records from 1902,<br> probate records from 1907 and land&nbsp;records&nbsp;from 1883  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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'''1876--'''Carson County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Panhandle <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1876--'''Carson County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Panhandle <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
The county was named for Samuel P. Carson, congressman and Republic of Texas secretary of state. (1798-1838). Samuel Price Carson, planter and lawmaker, son of John and Mary (Moffitt) Carson, was born at Pleasant Gardens, North Carolina, on January 22, 1798.<br>  
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The county was named for Samuel P. Carson, congressman and Republic of Texas secretary of state. (1798-1838). Samuel Price Carson, planter and lawmaker, son of John and Mary (Moffitt) Carson, was born at Pleasant Gardens, North Carolina, on January 22, 1798.<br>
  
 
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County Courthouse

Carson County Courthouse
PO Box 487
Panhandle, TX 79068
Phone: 806.537.3873 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage records from 1888, divorce records from 1902,
probate records from 1907 and land records from 1883

History

First settled by Mexican farmers and ranchers in the early 1800's.

Parent County

1876--Carson County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Panhandle [1]

The county was named for Samuel P. Carson, congressman and Republic of Texas secretary of state. (1798-1838). Samuel Price Carson, planter and lawmaker, son of John and Mary (Moffitt) Carson, was born at Pleasant Gardens, North Carolina, on January 22, 1798.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Towns and Cities: | Groom | Panhandle | Skellytown | White Deer |

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
  • Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]
    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

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • TEXAS GenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.

References

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