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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties L|Counties L]] &gt;&nbsp;La Salle County'' <br>
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties L|Counties L]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] La Salle County'' <br>
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<br>{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = LaSalle County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption Hidden Ancestors
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| county_map = Tx-la-salle.png
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| state = Texas
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| state_map = Texas.png
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| founded year = 1858
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| founded date = February 1
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| seat wl = Cotulla
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}} <br>  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://lasallecountytx.org/ LaSalle County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 340<br> Cotulla, TX 78014-0340<br> Phone: 210.879.2117&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;and District Clerk has marriage, death, divorce and land, <br>probate, military&nbsp;and court records from 1881<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), La Salle County, Texas. Page 668 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
The first Anglo-American settlement came with the establishment of Fort Ewell in 1852.
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The first Anglo-American settlement came with the establishment of Fort Ewell in 1852.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1858--'''La Salle County was created 1 February 1858 from [[Bexar_County,_Texas|Bexar]] and [[Webb_County,_Texas|Webb ]]Counties. '''County seat:''' Cotulla <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1858--'''La Salle County was created 1 February 1858 from [[Bexar County, Texas|Bexar]] and [[Webb County, Texas|Webb ]]Counties, but was not organized until 1880. '''County seats:&nbsp;''' Stuart's Rancho (1880-1881), La Salle (temporary county seat 1881-1883), Cotulla (1883-present) <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><ref>Handbook of Texas Online: La Salle County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcl04</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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Artesia Wells | Cotulla | Encinal | Fowlerton | Los Angeles
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Atascosa_County,_Texas|Atascosa]]
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*[[Atascosa County, Texas|Atascosa]]  
*[[Dimmit_County,_Texas|Dimmit]]
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*[[Dimmit County, Texas|Dimmit]]  
*[[Duval_County,_Texas|Duval]]
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*[[Duval County, Texas|Duval]]  
*[[Frio_County,_Texas|Frio]]
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*[[Frio County, Texas|Frio]]  
*[[McMullen_County,_Texas|McMullen]]
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*[[McMullen County, Texas|McMullen]]  
*[[Webb_County,_Texas|Webb]]
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*[[Webb County, Texas|Webb]]  
*[[Zavala_County,_Texas|Zavala]]
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*[[Zavala County, Texas|Zavala]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== African American  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/TX/texas.htm Texas African American Griots]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com AfriGeneas]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;African Ancestored Genealogy
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/african/texas/index.htm Texas African American Genealogy]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Access Genealogy
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.historicdistrict.com/Genealogy/lasalle/cemeteries.asp La Salle County Cemetery Search]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/cemph/lasalle/lasacotu.htm Cotulla Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb
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*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries
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*[http://www.texasescapes.com/DEPARTMENTS/Grave_Thoughts/TexasCemeteries.htm Texas Escapes] Listing of Texas cemeteries with transcriptions and lots of pictures.
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==== Census  ====
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*[http://www.historicdistrict.com/Genealogy/lasalle/census1870.asp 1870 Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.historicdistrict.com/Genealogy/lasalle/Census1880Index.asp 1880 Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.historicdistrict.com/Genealogy/lasalle/lsc1900.asp 1900 Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/texas.htm Texas Christian Church Directory ]~ ChurchAngel
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*[http://www.dioceseofbmt.org/parishes/index.html Catholic Parishes in Texas]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/lasalle/land/lasalle.txt Land Grant Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*''La Salle: La Salle County,'' 1975, by Annette Martin Ludeman.
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*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcl04 La Salle County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.
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*[http://www.historicdistrict.com/Genealogy/lasalle/lasalle.htm La Salle County History]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; From the Republic to the Turn of the Century&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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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
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*[http://www.historicdistrict.com/Genealogy/lasalle/pension.asp Confederate Pension Listing]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.historicdistrict.com/Genealogy/lasalle/wwidischarges.asp WWI Discharges]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/veterans/veterans.htm Honoring Our Veterans] ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://www.hometownnews.com/tx.htm Home Town News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper Index with links
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*[http://newslink.org/txnews.html Newslink]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)
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*[http://theoldentimes.com/oldtexas_main.html The Olden Times]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Historic Texas News Online
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://www.historicdistrict.com/Genealogy/lasalle/Obitsls.asp LaSalle County Obituaries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Texas
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-TX-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Texas Newspaper Citations
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaries.html Obituary Project] ~ Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*[http://www.historicdistrict.com/Genealogy/lasalle/probate.asp La Salle County Probate Index&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*[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.  
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*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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Alexander Memorial Library<br>201 S Center St<br>Cotulla, TX 78014<br>Phone: (830) 879-2601<br>[http://www.cotulla.lib.tx.us/ Website]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193683&subject_disp=Texas%2C+La+Salle&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/lasalle/lasaltoc.htm La Salle County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.historicdistrict.com/Genealogy/lasalle/lasalle.htm La Salle County]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/txfiles.htm USGenWeb Texas Archives] Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+La+Salle|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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County Seat Cotulla
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County Courthouse

LaSalle County Courthouse
PO Box 340
Cotulla, TX 78014-0340
Phone: 210.879.2117 

County and District Clerk has marriage, death, divorce and land,
probate, military and court records from 1881[1]

History

The first Anglo-American settlement came with the establishment of Fort Ewell in 1852.

Parent County

1858--La Salle County was created 1 February 1858 from Bexar and Webb Counties, but was not organized until 1880. County seats:  Stuart's Rancho (1880-1881), La Salle (temporary county seat 1881-1883), Cotulla (1883-present) [2][3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Artesia Wells | Cotulla | Encinal | Fowlerton | Los Angeles

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries


Census

Church

Court

Land

Land Grant Index  ~  TXGenWeb

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Alexander Memorial Library
201 S Center St
Cotulla, TX 78014
Phone: (830) 879-2601
Website

Family History Centers

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

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), La Salle County, Texas. Page 668 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).
  3. Handbook of Texas Online: La Salle County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcl04