De Witt County, Texas Genealogy

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Guide to De Witt County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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De Witt County, Texas
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Facts
Founded March 24, 1846
County Seat Cuero
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

De Witt County Courthouse
307 N Gonzales Street
Cuero, TX 77954-2870
Phone: 512.275.3724

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage, probate, court and land records from 1846;
Civil War muster rolls from 1861[1]

History

Parent County

1846--DeWitt County was created 24 March 1846 from Goliad, Gonzales and Victoria Counties. County seat: Cuero [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Individual cemeteries:

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Maps

Military

  • 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

Carl & Mary Welhausen Library
810 Front St
Yoakum, TX 77995
Phone: (361) 293-5001
Website


Yorktown Public Library
103 W Main St
Yorktown, TX 78164
Phone: (316) 564-3232


Cuero Public Library
207 E Main St
Cuero, TX 77954
Phone: (361) 275-2864


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), De Witt County, Texas. Page 662 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).