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== County Courthouse<br> ==
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://co.erath.tx.us/ Erath County Courthouse]<br> 100 W Washington Street<br> Stephenville, TX 76401<br> Phone: 254.965.1482 <br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage records from 1869 probate records from <br>1876 and land records from 1867<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Erath County, Texas. Page 663 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [[Texas Death Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [[Texas, Death Index, 1964-1998 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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.  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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.  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  

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Erath County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Erath County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 25, 1856
County Seat Stephenville
Courthouse



County Courthouse

Erath County Courthouse
100 W Washington Street
Stephenville, TX 76401
Phone: 254.965.1482

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage records from 1869 probate records from
1876 and land records from 1867[1]

History

Permanent settlers arrived in Stephenville in 1854.

Parent County

1856--Erath County was created 25 January 1856 from Bosque and Coryell Counties. County seat: Stephenville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1866--Courthouse and most of the county records were destroyed by fire in the summer of 1866.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American


Cemeteries


Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Dublin Public Library
206 W Blackjack St
Dublin, TX 76446
Phone: (254) 445-4141
Website


Stephenville Public Library
174 N Columbia St
Stephenville, TX 76401
Phone: (254) 918-1240
Website

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), Erath County, Texas. Page 663 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).