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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties F|Counties F]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Frio County'' <br>
  
''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Texas|Texas]]&nbsp;&gt; Frio County'' <br>
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Guide to '''Frio County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Frio County
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| county_map = Tx-frio.png
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| state = Texas
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| state_map = Texas.png
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| founded year = 1858
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| founded date = February 1
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| seat wl = Pearsall
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| adoption_sign = Adoption Hidden Ancestors
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}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.frio.tx.us/ips/cms Frio County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 847<br> Pearsall, TX 79360<br> Phone: 830.334.2214 <br><br>County Clerk has born and death records from 1903, <br>marriage records from 1876, probate records from 1874, <br>court records from 1907 and land records from 1871<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Frio County, Texas. Page 664 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Frio County was created 1 February 1858 and organized in 1871 from Atascosa, Bexar, and Uvalde counties. County seat: Frio Town (1871- 1883); Pearsal (1883-present).  
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'''1858--'''Frio County was created 1 February 1858 from [[Atascosa County, Texas|Atascosa,]] [[Bexar County, Texas|Bexar]], and [[Uvalde County, Texas|Uvalde]] Counties. The county was not organized until 22 May 1871.'''<ref>Handbook of Texas Online: Frio County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcf10</ref> County seats:&nbsp;''' Frio City (Frio Town) 1871-1883;&nbsp; Pearsall 1883-present. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
=== Boundary Changes  ===
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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Bigfoot | Dilley | Frio Town | Hilltop | Moore | North Pearsall | Pearsall | West Pearsall
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Atascosa County, Texas|Atascosa]]
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*[[Dimmit County, Texas|Dimmit]]
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*[[La Salle County, Texas|La Salle]]
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*[[McMullen County, Texas|McMullen]]
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*[[Medina County, Texas|Medina]]
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*[[Uvalde County, Texas|Uvalde]]
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*[[Zavala County, Texas|Zavala]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== African American  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/TX/texas.htm Texas African American Griots]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com AfriGeneas]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;African Ancestored Genealogy
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/african/texas/index.htm Texas African American Genealogy]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Access Genealogy
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/frio/friotoc.htm Frio County Cemeteries&nbsp; ]~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.txgenweb7.org/txfrio/cemeteries.htm Frio County Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/cemph/frioph.html Frio County Photographs&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb
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*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-TX-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions
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==== Census  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/frio/census/1880/index.txt 1880 Federal Census Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/frio/census/1900/ 1900 Census Images]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/frio/friotoc.htm Immaculate Heart of Mary Death Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/texas.htm Texas Christian Church Directory ]~ ChurchAngel
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*[http://www.dioceseofbmt.org/parishes/index.html Catholic Parishes in Texas]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*[http://www.txgenweb7.org/txfrio/naturalization.htm Frio County Naturalization Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/frio/land/frio.txt Land Survey Abstract Indicies&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*''From Rattlesnakes to Road Agents: Rough Times on the Frio,'' 1985, by Frances Bramlette Farris, edited by C. L. Sonnichsen.
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*''Historic Frio County,'' 1871–1971by the Frio County Centennial Corporation.
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*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcf10 Frio County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.txgenweb7.org/txfrio/maps.htm Frio County Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; From the Republic to the Turn of the Century&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*[http://www.txgenweb7.org/txfrio/texas_union_soldier_schedule.htm Union Soldiers Schedule&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/frio/military/civilwar/pensions/friocsa.txt Civil War Pension Applications]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/veterans/veterans.htm Honoring Our Veterans] ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://www.hometownnews.com/tx.htm Home Town News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper Index with links
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*[http://newslink.org/txnews.html Newslink]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)
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*[http://theoldentimes.com/oldtexas_main.html The Olden Times]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Historic Texas News Online
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Texas
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-TX-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Texas Newspaper Citations
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaries.html Obituary Project] ~ Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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*[http://www.txgenweb7.org/txfrio/taxroll_1887.htm 1887 Tax Roles&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb7.org/txfrio/taxroll_1910.htm 1910 Tax Roles]
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] 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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*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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Pearsall Public Library<br>200 E Trinity St<br>Pearsall, TX 78061<br>Phone: (830) 334-2496
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<br>Dilley Public Library<br>231 W Fm 117<br>Dilley, TX 78017<br>Phone: (830) 965-1951
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<br>[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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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.
*Family History Library Catalog.
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/txfiles.htm USGenWeb Texas Archives] Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.  
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Frio|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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{{Texas|Texas}}
  
 
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County Courthouse

Frio County Courthouse
PO Box 847
Pearsall, TX 79360
Phone: 830.334.2214

County Clerk has born and death records from 1903,
marriage records from 1876, probate records from 1874,
court records from 1907 and land records from 1871[1]

History

Parent County

1858--Frio County was created 1 February 1858 from Atascosa, Bexar, and Uvalde Counties. The county was not organized until 22 May 1871.[2] County seats:  Frio City (Frio Town) 1871-1883;  Pearsall 1883-present. [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bigfoot | Dilley | Frio Town | Hilltop | Moore | North Pearsall | Pearsall | West Pearsall

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American


Cemeteries


Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • From Rattlesnakes to Road Agents: Rough Times on the Frio, 1985, by Frances Bramlette Farris, edited by C. L. Sonnichsen.
  • Historic Frio County, 1871–1971by the Frio County Centennial Corporation.
  • Frio County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Pearsall Public Library
200 E Trinity St
Pearsall, TX 78061
Phone: (830) 334-2496


Dilley Public Library
231 W Fm 117
Dilley, TX 78017
Phone: (830) 965-1951


Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Frio County, Texas. Page 664 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Handbook of Texas Online: Frio County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcf10
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).