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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties L|Counties L]] &gt;&nbsp;Lubbock 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]] Lubbock County'' <br>{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Lubbock County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption Hidden Ancestors
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| county_map = Tx-lubbock.png
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| state = Texas
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| state_map = Texas.png
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| founded year = 1876
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| founded date = August 21
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| seat wl = Lubbock
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}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History ==
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[http://www.co.lubbock.tx.us/ Lubbock County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 10536<br> Lubbock, TX 79408<br> Phone: 806.775.1054 <br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records rec from 1903,<br> marriage records from 1891, probate and court records<br> from 1904 and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lubbock County, Texas. Page 669 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br><br>History  
At one time this county was attached to Crosby County for judicial purposes. The first permanent settlers arrived in 1879.  
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At one time this county was attached to [[Crosby County, Texas|Crosby]] County for judicial purposes. The first permanent settlers arrived in 1879.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1876--'''Lubbock County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Lubbock <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1876--'''Lubbock County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Lubbock <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Record Loss ====
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==== Record Loss ====
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Crosby_County,_Texas|Crosby]]
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*[[Crosby County, Texas|Crosby]]  
*[[Floyd_County,_Texas|Floyd]]
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*[[Floyd County, Texas|Floyd]]  
*[[Garza_County,_Texas|Garza]]
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*[[Garza County, Texas|Garza]]  
*[[Hale_County,_Texas|Hale]]
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*[[Hale County, Texas|Hale]]  
*[[Hockley_County,_Texas|Hockley]]
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*[[Hockley County, Texas|Hockley]]  
*[[Lamb_County,_Texas|Lamb]]
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*[[Lamb County, Texas|Lamb]]  
*[[Lynn_County,_Texas|Lynn]]
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*[[Lynn County, Texas|Lynn]]  
*[[Terry_County,_Texas|Terry]]
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*[[Terry County, Texas|Terry]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://txlubbock.org/cemeteries Lubbock Cemetery Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/lubbock/cemeteries/englewood.txt Englewood Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&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://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/lubbock/census/1880/index.txt 1880 Federal Census Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb Archives Project
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/lubbock/census/1900/index.txt 1900 Federal Census Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb Archives Project
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==== 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/lubbock/land/lubbock.txt Original Land Owners of Texas]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/lubbock/lubbtoc.htm Lubbock County History] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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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://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/lubbock/military/civilwar/pensions/lubbcsa.txt Confederate Pension Applications Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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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.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://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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Lubbock Public Library<br>1306 9th St<br>Lubbock, TX 79401<br>Phone: (806) 775-2824<br>[http://www.lubbocklibrary.com/ Website]
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<br>Idalou Community Library<br>210 Main St<br>Idalou, TX 79329<br>Phone: (806) 892-2114
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<br>Slaton City Library<br>200 W Lynn St<br>Slaton, TX 79364<br>Phone: (806) 828-2008
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<br>City Of Wolfforth Library<br>508 E Hwy 62/82<br>Wolfforth, TX 79382<br>Phone: (806) 866-9280<br>[http://www.wolfforthtx.us/ Website]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Lubbock Texas Family History Center]]
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<br>[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=193733&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Lubbock&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/lubbock/lubbtoc.htm Lubbock County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.txlubbock.org./ Lubbock County Texas]&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+Lubbock|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Lubbock_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Lubbock_County,_Texas]]

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Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded August 21, 1876
County Seat Lubbock
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County Courthouse

Lubbock County Courthouse
PO Box 10536
Lubbock, TX 79408
Phone: 806.775.1054

County Clerk has birth and death records rec from 1903,
marriage records from 1891, probate and court records
from 1904 and land records[1]

History

At one time this county was attached to Crosby County for judicial purposes. The first permanent settlers arrived in 1879.

Parent County

1876--Lubbock County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Lubbock [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Census

1880 Federal Census Index  ~  TXGenWeb Archives Project

1900 Federal Census Index  ~  TXGenWeb Archives Project

Church

Court

Land

Original Land Owners of Texas  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Lubbock Public Library
1306 9th St
Lubbock, TX 79401
Phone: (806) 775-2824
Website


Idalou Community Library
210 Main St
Idalou, TX 79329
Phone: (806) 892-2114


Slaton City Library
200 W Lynn St
Slaton, TX 79364
Phone: (806) 828-2008


City Of Wolfforth Library
508 E Hwy 62/82
Wolfforth, TX 79382
Phone: (806) 866-9280
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), Lubbock County, Texas. Page 669 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).