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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Texas Counties F|Counties F]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Foard County'' <br>
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/TX_Foard.htm Foard County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 539<br> Crowell, TX 79227<br> Phone: 940.684.1365<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1891<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Foard 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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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1891--'''Foard County was created 3 March 1891 from [[Hardeman County, Texas|Hardeman]], [[Knox County, Texas|Knox]], [[King County, Texas|King]], and [[Cottle County, Texas|Cottle]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Crowell <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Baylor County, Texas|Baylor]]
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*[[Cottle County, Texas|Cottle]]
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*[[Hardeman County, Texas|Hardeman]]
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*[[King County, Texas|King]]
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*[[Knox County, Texas|Knox]]
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*[[Wilbarger County, Texas|Wilbarger]]
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[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.
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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.
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*[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.
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county<br>
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Foard|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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== References  ==
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County Courthouse

Foard County Courthouse
PO Box 539
Crowell, TX 79227
Phone: 940.684.1365

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1891[1]

History

Parent County

1891--Foard County was created 3 March 1891 from Hardeman, Knox, King, and Cottle Counties. County seat: Crowell [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county
  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Foard 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).