Jasper County, Texas Genealogy

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County Courthouse

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 Jasper County; PO Box 2070; Jasper, TX 75951; Ph. 409.384.2632 Details: (Co Clk has m, pro & land rec from 1849, b rec from 1874, d rec from 1903, ct rec from 1911 & cem rec; Dis Clk has div rec)

History

Monument to William Jasper at Savannah, Georgia
The county is named after Sergeant William Jasper (c1750-1779).[1]

Parent County

1836--Jasper County was created 17 March 1836 from Old Mexican Municipality. County seat: Jasper [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1849--Courthouse and all county records were destroyed by fire in October 1849.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


References

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