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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties K|Counties K]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Kenedy County'' <br>  
  
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Guide to '''Kenedy County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Kenedy County Courthouse<br>County Clerk - Veronica Vela<br>151 Mallory<br>Sarita, TX 78385<br>Phone: 361-294-5220<br>Fax: 361-294-5218
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[http://www.co.kenedy.tx.us/ips/cms Kenedy County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 37<br> Sarita, TX 78385<br> Phone: 361.294.5220&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth records from 1926, <br>marriage records from 1923, death records<br> from 1929, divorce and court records from <br>1914, probate and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Kenedy County, Texas. Page 667 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
[http://www.co.kenedy.tx.us/ips/cms/index.html Kenedy County Government Website]
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''Inventory of county records, Kenedy County Courthouse, Sarita, Texas.&nbsp; ''[http://texashistory.unt.edu/permalink/meta-pth-25201:1 Digital book online] from the Portal to Texas History.  
  
''Inventory of county records, Kenedy County Courthouse, Sarita, Texas.&nbsp; ''[http://texashistory.unt.edu/permalink/meta-pth-25201:1 Digital book online] from the Portal to Texas History. <br>
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'''1921--'''Kenedy was organized and created 2 April 1921 from [[Willacy County, Texas|Willacy]], [[Hidalgo County, Texas|Hidalgo]], and [[Cameron County, Texas|Cameron]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Sarita <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1921--'''Kenedy was organized and created 2 April 1921 from [[Willacy County, Texas|Willacy]], [[Hidalgo County, Texas|Hidalgo]], and [[Cameron County, Texas|Cameron]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Sarita <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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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://hr-search-api:8080/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.
  
 
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County Courthouse

Kenedy County Courthouse
PO Box 37
Sarita, TX 78385
Phone: 361.294.5220 

County Clerk has birth records from 1926,
marriage records from 1923, death records
from 1929, divorce and court records from
1914, probate and land records[1]

Inventory of county records, Kenedy County Courthouse, Sarita, Texas.  Digital book online from the Portal to Texas History.


History

Parent County

1921--Kenedy was organized and created 2 April 1921 from Willacy, Hidalgo, and Cameron Counties. County seat: Sarita [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Armstrong | Norias | Rudolph | Sarita | Turcotte

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • The King Ranch, 1957, 2 volumes, by Tom Lea.
  • Texas' Last Frontier: A Brief History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, 1917, reprinted 1962; by Frank Cushman Pierce, Rio Grande Valley Historical Society.
  • Kenedy County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb 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

  • TXGenWeb 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), Kenedy County, Texas. Page 667 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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