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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties H|Counties H]] &gt;&nbsp;Houston County'' <br>  
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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties H|Counties H]] &gt;&nbsp;Houston County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
 
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San Francisco de los Tejas, the first Spanish mission in East Texas, was founded in 1690 and abandoned in 1693.
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1837--'''Houston County was created 12 June 1837 from Nacogdoches County. '''County seat:''' Crockett <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
Houston County was created and organized on 12 June 1837 from Nacogdoches County. Many county records were destroyed in courthouse fires in February 1865 and November 1882. County seat: Crockett. San Francisco de los Tejas, the first Spanish mission in East Texas, was founded in 1690 and abandoned in 1693.  
 
 
 
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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Many county records were destroyed in courthouse fires in February 1865 and November 1882.
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193596&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Houston&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193596&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Houston&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Houston_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Houston_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 19:19, 28 October 2008

United StatesTexasCounties H > Houston County

County Courthouse

History

San Francisco de los Tejas, the first Spanish mission in East Texas, was founded in 1690 and abandoned in 1693.

Parent County

1837--Houston County was created 12 June 1837 from Nacogdoches County. County seat: Crockett [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Many county records were destroyed in courthouse fires in February 1865 and November 1882.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).