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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties H|Counties H]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Hartley County''<br>  
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Guide to '''Hartley County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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<br> Adopted by TXGenWeb Hartley County<br>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;David Pitt
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.hartley.tx.us/ips/cms Hartley County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 147; <br>Channing, TX 79018-0147<br>Phone: 806.235.3582 <br><br>County Clerk has birth records from 1898, <br>marriage and probate records from 1891, <br>divorce records from 1903, land records from <br>1888 and military discharge records from 1919; <br>District Court has divorce records from 1891 <br>and court records from 1892<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hartley County, Texas. Page 665 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> <br>
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The town of Hartley was the first county seat of Hartley County, from 1891-1896.&nbsp; In 1896, the county seat was moved to Channing.
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Hartley County Courthouse<br>County Clerk - Diane Thompson<br>900 Main Street<br>P.O. Box Q<br>Channing, Texas 79018<br>Phone: 806-235-3582 Ext. 101<br>Fax: 806-235-2316
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[http://www.co.hartley.tx.us/ips/cms/ Hartley County Government website]<br>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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Hartley County is named for Oliver C. Hartley and his brother, Rufus K. Hartley, two early Texas legislators and lawyers.
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
'''1876--'''Hartley County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Channing <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1876--'''Hartley County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District, but was not organized until 1891. '''County seat:''' Channing <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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Channing | Dalhart (partly in [[Dallam County, Texas|Dallam]] County) | Hartley | Middle Water | Romero<br>
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Dallam_County,_Texas|Dallam]]
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*[[Dallam County, Texas|Dallam]]  
*[[Moore_County,_Texas|Moore]]
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*[[Moore County, Texas|Moore]]  
*[[Oldham_County,_Texas|Oldham]]
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*[[Oldham County, Texas|Oldham]]  
*[[Potter_County,_Texas|Potter]]
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*[[Potter County, Texas|Potter]]  
*[[Quay_County,_New_Mexico|Quay County, New Mexico]]
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*[[Quay County, New Mexico|Quay County, New Mexico]]  
*[[Sherman_County,_Texas|Sherman]]
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*[[Sherman County, Texas|Sherman]]  
*[[Union_County,_New_Mexico|Union County, New Mexico]]
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*[[Union County, New Mexico|Union County, New Mexico]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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*''The Book of Years: A History of Dallam and Hartley Counties'', 1969, by Lillie Mae Hunter.
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*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hch09 Hartley County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.
  
 
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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
  
 
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=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/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.  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=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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*[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.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193565&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Hartley&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Hartley|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Revision as of 19:30, 15 March 2013

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

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Adopted by TXGenWeb Hartley County
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County Courthouse

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Hartley County Courthouse
PO Box 147;
Channing, TX 79018-0147
Phone: 806.235.3582

County Clerk has birth records from 1898,
marriage and probate records from 1891,
divorce records from 1903, land records from
1888 and military discharge records from 1919;
District Court has divorce records from 1891
and court records from 1892[1]



The town of Hartley was the first county seat of Hartley County, from 1891-1896.  In 1896, the county seat was moved to Channing.

Hartley County Courthouse
County Clerk - Diane Thompson
900 Main Street
P.O. Box Q
Channing, Texas 79018
Phone: 806-235-3582 Ext. 101
Fax: 806-235-2316

Hartley County Government website

History

Hartley County is named for Oliver C. Hartley and his brother, Rufus K. Hartley, two early Texas legislators and lawyers.

Parent County

1876--Hartley County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District, but was not organized until 1891. County seat: Channing [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Channing | Dalhart (partly in Dallam County) | Hartley | Middle Water | Romero

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • The Book of Years: A History of Dallam and Hartley Counties, 1969, by Lillie Mae Hunter.
  • Hartley County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.

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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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


References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hartley County, Texas. Page 665 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).
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