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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas Counties L|Counties L]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Liberty County'' <br>{{Adoption TXGenWeb}}  
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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]] Liberty County'' <br>
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Guide to '''Liberty County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.liberty.tx.us/ips/cms Liberty County Courthouse]<br> 1923 Sam Houston Street<br> Liberty, TX 77575<br> Phone: 409.336.4670
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County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage records from 1875, probate, court and land <br>records from 1874 District Clerk has divorce records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Liberty County, Texas. Page 668 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Liberty County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/texas/tx-maps.html border changes].
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See an interactive map of Liberty County [http://www.genealogyinc.com/texas/maps/ border changes].  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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Abshier Cemetery 295457N 0943725W Whites Bayou<br>Albritton Cemetery 295720N 0944324W Shiloh<br>Ames Cemetery 300246N 0944457W Daisetta<br>Boothe Cemetery 301953N 0945852W Tarkington Prairie<br>Branch Cemetery 300423N 0944753W Liberty<br>Bryan-Neyland Liberty<br>Cemetery <br>DeVore Cemetery Liberty Cleveland Cemetery Cleveland<br>Concord Cemetery Rye<br>Fairlawn Cemetery 300233N 0944636W Liberty<br>Fields Cemetery 302244N 0944652W Romayor<br>Freeman Cemetery 295932N 0943042W Whites Bayou<br>French Cemetery Dayton<br>Greenville Cemetery Kenefick<br>Hank Cemetery 302355N 0944617W Romayor<br>Linney Cemetery 300332N 0945313W Dayton<br>Lone Star Cemetery 295545N 0944409W Shiloh<br>Lums Cemetery 301600N 0945440W Tarkington Prairie<br>Magnolia Cemetery 300314N 0945251W Dayton<br>McGinnis Cemetery 301846N 0945936W Tarkington Prairie<br>McNulty Cemetery 302306N 0944554W Romayor<br>Miller Cemetery 295813N 0944338W Shiloh<br>Moss Hill Cemetery 301436N 0944430W Hardin<br>Neyland Cemetery 300419N 0944807W Liberty<br>Norris Cemetery 295742N 0944300W Shiloh<br>Oak Dale Cemetery 300516N 0943819W Daisetta<br>Old Hardin 300604N 0944555W Liberty<br>Cemetery<br>Pin Oak Cemetery 301838N 0950730W Fostoria<br>Pine Grove 295720N 0944435W Shiloh<br>Cemetery<br>Quarters Cemetery 295805N 0944501W Moss Bluff<br>Riggs Cemetery Cleveland<br>Romayor Cemetery Romayor<br>Ryan Cemetery 301352N 0945758W Located 14 miles north of Dayton on Hwy 321<br>Sahara Cemetery 300000N 0943229W Whites Bayou<br>Saint Annes 300313N 0950031W Huffman<br>Cemetery<br>Speight Cemetery 295644N 0944345W Shiloh<br>Swinney Cemetery 295538N 0944431W Shiloh<br>Wells Cemetery 301842N 0950532W Cleveland<br>Wood Cemetery 295738N 0944222W Shiloh<br>Worthy Cemetery 295514N 0944220W Shiloh  
 
Abshier Cemetery 295457N 0943725W Whites Bayou<br>Albritton Cemetery 295720N 0944324W Shiloh<br>Ames Cemetery 300246N 0944457W Daisetta<br>Boothe Cemetery 301953N 0945852W Tarkington Prairie<br>Branch Cemetery 300423N 0944753W Liberty<br>Bryan-Neyland Liberty<br>Cemetery <br>DeVore Cemetery Liberty Cleveland Cemetery Cleveland<br>Concord Cemetery Rye<br>Fairlawn Cemetery 300233N 0944636W Liberty<br>Fields Cemetery 302244N 0944652W Romayor<br>Freeman Cemetery 295932N 0943042W Whites Bayou<br>French Cemetery Dayton<br>Greenville Cemetery Kenefick<br>Hank Cemetery 302355N 0944617W Romayor<br>Linney Cemetery 300332N 0945313W Dayton<br>Lone Star Cemetery 295545N 0944409W Shiloh<br>Lums Cemetery 301600N 0945440W Tarkington Prairie<br>Magnolia Cemetery 300314N 0945251W Dayton<br>McGinnis Cemetery 301846N 0945936W Tarkington Prairie<br>McNulty Cemetery 302306N 0944554W Romayor<br>Miller Cemetery 295813N 0944338W Shiloh<br>Moss Hill Cemetery 301436N 0944430W Hardin<br>Neyland Cemetery 300419N 0944807W Liberty<br>Norris Cemetery 295742N 0944300W Shiloh<br>Oak Dale Cemetery 300516N 0943819W Daisetta<br>Old Hardin 300604N 0944555W Liberty<br>Cemetery<br>Pin Oak Cemetery 301838N 0950730W Fostoria<br>Pine Grove 295720N 0944435W Shiloh<br>Cemetery<br>Quarters Cemetery 295805N 0944501W Moss Bluff<br>Riggs Cemetery Cleveland<br>Romayor Cemetery Romayor<br>Ryan Cemetery 301352N 0945758W Located 14 miles north of Dayton on Hwy 321<br>Sahara Cemetery 300000N 0943229W Whites Bayou<br>Saint Annes 300313N 0950031W Huffman<br>Cemetery<br>Speight Cemetery 295644N 0944345W Shiloh<br>Swinney Cemetery 295538N 0944431W Shiloh<br>Wells Cemetery 301842N 0950532W Cleveland<br>Wood Cemetery 295738N 0944222W Shiloh<br>Worthy Cemetery 295514N 0944220W Shiloh  
  
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
Calvary Church 300419N 0945426W Dayton <br>Concord Church 302501N 0944609W Rye <br>Crossroads Church 301715N 0950820W Fostoria <br>Eastgate Church 300230N 0950045W Huffman <br>Faith Tabernacle 301517N 0945812W Tarkington Prairie <br>First Baptist Church - Romayor Romayor<br>Grace Church 301758N 0950503W Cleveland <br>Green Chapel 302605N 0944900W Romayor <br>Greenville Church 300740N 0945214W Capers Ridge <br>Hardin Church 300929N 0944520W Capers Ridge <br>Hi-Way Tabernacle 301844N 0945921W Tarkington Prairie <br>Little Flock 302354N 0945615W Rayburn <br>Church<br>Mount Calvary 301449N 0944135W Hardin <br>Church<br>Mount Calvary 301541N 0944047W Arizona Creek <br>Church<br>Mount Olive Church 300309N 0945352W Dayton <br>New Salem Church 301910N 0950339W Cleveland <br>North Height 300422N 0944723W Liberty <br>Tabernacle<br>North Hill Church 301127N 0943743W Hardin <br>Oak Shade Church 302157N 0945956W Tarkington Prairie <br>Olive Bethel 301054N 0944552W Capers Ridge <br>Baptist Church<br>Pin Oak Church 301839N 0950728W Cleveland <br>Pleasant Hill 300004N 0944518W Liberty <br>Church<br>Prairie Missionary 301738N 0945846W Tarkington Prairie <br>Church<br>Rainbow Baptist Church Rye<br>Rayburn Church 302324N 0945631W Rayburn <br>Rebekah Church 302325N 0944557W Romayor <br>Rural Shade Church 301734N 0945838W Tarkington Prairie <br>Sacred Heart 300422N 0944013W Daisetta <br>Church<br>Saint Annes Church 300316N 0950046W East Gate <br>Saint Johns Church 300459N 0944607W Liberty <br>Saint Pauls Church 300350N 0944703W Liberty <br>Saint Thomas 295804N 0944432W Shiloh <br>Church<br>Shiloh Church 295656N 0944143W Shiloh <br>South Dayton 295948N 0945151W Moss Bluff <br>Church<br>Turkey Creek 300105N 0944634W Liberty <br>Church<br>Winfree Church 295321N 0944847W Moss Bluff<br>
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Calvary Church 300419N 0945426W Dayton <br>Concord Church 302501N 0944609W Rye <br>Crossroads Church 301715N 0950820W Fostoria <br>Eastgate Church 300230N 0950045W Huffman <br>Faith Tabernacle 301517N 0945812W Tarkington Prairie <br>First Baptist Church - Romayor Romayor<br>Grace Church 301758N 0950503W Cleveland <br>Green Chapel 302605N 0944900W Romayor <br>Greenville Church 300740N 0945214W Capers Ridge <br>Hardin Church 300929N 0944520W Capers Ridge <br>Hi-Way Tabernacle 301844N 0945921W Tarkington Prairie <br>Little Flock 302354N 0945615W Rayburn <br>Church<br>Mount Calvary 301449N 0944135W Hardin <br>Church<br>Mount Calvary 301541N 0944047W Arizona Creek <br>Church<br>Mount Olive Church 300309N 0945352W Dayton <br>New Salem Church 301910N 0950339W Cleveland <br>North Height 300422N 0944723W Liberty <br>Tabernacle<br>North Hill Church 301127N 0943743W Hardin <br>Oak Shade Church 302157N 0945956W Tarkington Prairie <br>Olive Bethel 301054N 0944552W Capers Ridge <br>Baptist Church<br>Pin Oak Church 301839N 0950728W Cleveland <br>Pleasant Hill 300004N 0944518W Liberty <br>Church<br>Prairie Missionary 301738N 0945846W Tarkington Prairie <br>Church<br>Rainbow Baptist Church Rye<br>Rayburn Church 302324N 0945631W Rayburn <br>Rebekah Church 302325N 0944557W Romayor <br>Rural Shade Church 301734N 0945838W Tarkington Prairie <br>Sacred Heart 300422N 0944013W Daisetta <br>Church<br>Saint Annes Church 300316N 0950046W East Gate <br>Saint Johns Church 300459N 0944607W Liberty <br>Saint Pauls Church 300350N 0944703W Liberty <br>Saint Thomas 295804N 0944432W Shiloh <br>Church<br>Shiloh Church 295656N 0944143W Shiloh <br>South Dayton 295948N 0945151W Moss Bluff <br>Church<br>Turkey Creek 300105N 0944634W Liberty <br>Church<br>Winfree Church 295321N 0944847W Moss Bluff<br>  
  
 
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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.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txthags/ Humble Area Genealogical Society] <br>Following ancestral footsteps in and around Atascocita, Crosby, Huffman, Kingwood, New Caney, Porter, Splendora, and Humble, Texas.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txthags/ Humble Area Genealogical Society] <br>Following ancestral footsteps in and around Atascocita, Crosby, Huffman, Kingwood, New Caney, Porter, Splendora, and Humble, Texas<br>
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Cleveland Texas Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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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
 
*[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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Liberty County Courthouse
1923 Sam Houston Street
Liberty, TX 77575
Phone: 409.336.4670


County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage records from 1875, probate, court and land
records from 1874 District Clerk has divorce records[1]

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Liberty County border changes.

Record Loss

1872--Liberty County Courthouse, built in 1857, was destroyed on December 28, 1872.  County records were destroyed. [3]

1874--Courthouse and county records were destroyed by fire in December 1874.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Abshier Cemetery 295457N 0943725W Whites Bayou
Albritton Cemetery 295720N 0944324W Shiloh
Ames Cemetery 300246N 0944457W Daisetta
Boothe Cemetery 301953N 0945852W Tarkington Prairie
Branch Cemetery 300423N 0944753W Liberty
Bryan-Neyland Liberty
Cemetery
DeVore Cemetery Liberty Cleveland Cemetery Cleveland
Concord Cemetery Rye
Fairlawn Cemetery 300233N 0944636W Liberty
Fields Cemetery 302244N 0944652W Romayor
Freeman Cemetery 295932N 0943042W Whites Bayou
French Cemetery Dayton
Greenville Cemetery Kenefick
Hank Cemetery 302355N 0944617W Romayor
Linney Cemetery 300332N 0945313W Dayton
Lone Star Cemetery 295545N 0944409W Shiloh
Lums Cemetery 301600N 0945440W Tarkington Prairie
Magnolia Cemetery 300314N 0945251W Dayton
McGinnis Cemetery 301846N 0945936W Tarkington Prairie
McNulty Cemetery 302306N 0944554W Romayor
Miller Cemetery 295813N 0944338W Shiloh
Moss Hill Cemetery 301436N 0944430W Hardin
Neyland Cemetery 300419N 0944807W Liberty
Norris Cemetery 295742N 0944300W Shiloh
Oak Dale Cemetery 300516N 0943819W Daisetta
Old Hardin 300604N 0944555W Liberty
Cemetery
Pin Oak Cemetery 301838N 0950730W Fostoria
Pine Grove 295720N 0944435W Shiloh
Cemetery
Quarters Cemetery 295805N 0944501W Moss Bluff
Riggs Cemetery Cleveland
Romayor Cemetery Romayor
Ryan Cemetery 301352N 0945758W Located 14 miles north of Dayton on Hwy 321
Sahara Cemetery 300000N 0943229W Whites Bayou
Saint Annes 300313N 0950031W Huffman
Cemetery
Speight Cemetery 295644N 0944345W Shiloh
Swinney Cemetery 295538N 0944431W Shiloh
Wells Cemetery 301842N 0950532W Cleveland
Wood Cemetery 295738N 0944222W Shiloh
Worthy Cemetery 295514N 0944220W Shiloh


Church

Calvary Church 300419N 0945426W Dayton
Concord Church 302501N 0944609W Rye
Crossroads Church 301715N 0950820W Fostoria
Eastgate Church 300230N 0950045W Huffman
Faith Tabernacle 301517N 0945812W Tarkington Prairie
First Baptist Church - Romayor Romayor
Grace Church 301758N 0950503W Cleveland
Green Chapel 302605N 0944900W Romayor
Greenville Church 300740N 0945214W Capers Ridge
Hardin Church 300929N 0944520W Capers Ridge
Hi-Way Tabernacle 301844N 0945921W Tarkington Prairie
Little Flock 302354N 0945615W Rayburn
Church
Mount Calvary 301449N 0944135W Hardin
Church
Mount Calvary 301541N 0944047W Arizona Creek
Church
Mount Olive Church 300309N 0945352W Dayton
New Salem Church 301910N 0950339W Cleveland
North Height 300422N 0944723W Liberty
Tabernacle
North Hill Church 301127N 0943743W Hardin
Oak Shade Church 302157N 0945956W Tarkington Prairie
Olive Bethel 301054N 0944552W Capers Ridge
Baptist Church
Pin Oak Church 301839N 0950728W Cleveland
Pleasant Hill 300004N 0944518W Liberty
Church
Prairie Missionary 301738N 0945846W Tarkington Prairie
Church
Rainbow Baptist Church Rye
Rayburn Church 302324N 0945631W Rayburn
Rebekah Church 302325N 0944557W Romayor
Rural Shade Church 301734N 0945838W Tarkington Prairie
Sacred Heart 300422N 0944013W Daisetta
Church
Saint Annes Church 300316N 0950046W East Gate
Saint Johns Church 300459N 0944607W Liberty
Saint Pauls Church 300350N 0944703W Liberty
Saint Thomas 295804N 0944432W Shiloh
Church
Shiloh Church 295656N 0944143W Shiloh
South Dayton 295948N 0945151W Moss Bluff
Church
Turkey Creek 300105N 0944634W Liberty
Church
Winfree Church 295321N 0944847W Moss Bluff

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

  • Humble Area Genealogical Society
    Following ancestral footsteps in and around Atascocita, Crosby, Huffman, Kingwood, New Caney, Porter, Splendora, and Humble, Texas

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), Liberty 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. GenDisasters.com - Liberty, TX Courthouse Fire, Dec 1872 http://www3.gendisasters.com/texas/17586/liberty-tx-courthouse-fire-dec-1872
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