Jeff Davis County, Texas Genealogy

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Jeff Davis County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Jeff Davis County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 15, 1887
County Seat Fort Davis
Courthouse




County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1887--Jeff Davis County was created 15 March 1887 from Presidio County. County seat: Fort Davis [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • The Story of Fort Davis, Jeff Davis County and the Davis Mountains, 1936, by Barry Scobee.
  • Old Fort Davis, 1947, by Barry Scobee.
  • Jeff Davis County, Texas, 1993, by the Fort Davis Historical Society.
  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Maps

Military

  • Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Fallen Heroes  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Jeff Davis County Library
100 Memorial Sq
Fort Davis, TX 79734
Phone: (432) 426-3802
Website

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

Web Sites

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