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<br>Adopted by [http://www.txgenweb4.org/txmcmullen/ McMullen County TXGenWeb]
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&nbsp; Marti Brown ~ County Coordinator
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.mcmullen.tx.us/ips/cms McMullen County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 235<br> Tilden, Texas 78072<br> Phone: 512.274.3215<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death<br> records from 1903, marriage, probate<br> and land records from 1850<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), McMullen County, Texas. Page 670 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1858--'''McMullen County was created 1 February 1858 from [[Atascosa_County,_Texas|Atascosa]],[[Bexar_County,_Texas|Bexar]], and [[Live_Oak_County,_Texas|Live Oak]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Tilden <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1858--'''McMullen County was created 1 February 1858 from [[Atascosa County, Texas|Atascosa]], [[Bexar County, Texas|Bexar]], and [[Live Oak County, Texas|Live Oak]] Counties, but was not organized until 1877.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Originally Dog Town, name changed to Tilden <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;<ref>Handbook of Texas Online: McMullen County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcm09</ref>  
  
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
Records from the first, short-lived organization have not survived.
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Records from the first, short-lived organization have not survived.  
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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Calliham | Tilden
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Duval County, Texas|Duval]]  
 
*[[Duval County, Texas|Duval]]  
 
*[[Frio County, Texas|Frio]]  
 
*[[Frio County, Texas|Frio]]  
*[[La_Salle_County,_Texas|La Salle]]  
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*[[La Salle County, Texas|La Salle]]  
 
*[[Live Oak County, Texas|Live Oak]]  
 
*[[Live Oak County, Texas|Live Oak]]  
 
*[[Webb County, Texas|Webb]]
 
*[[Webb County, Texas|Webb]]
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.txgenweb4.org/txmcmullen/cemeteryindex.html McMullen County Cemeteries] from the McMullen County TXGenWeb site. Listing of all the cemeteries and some photos.
  
 
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==== Church  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*''McMullen County History,'' 1981, by the McMullen County History Book Committee.
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*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcm09 McMullen County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
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[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
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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.
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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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== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*[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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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
*[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.
 
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county  
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*[http://www.txgenweb4.org/txmcmullen/ McMullen County TXGenWeb site] Information on the history of the people and county.
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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.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193768&subject_disp=Texas%2C+McMullen&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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County Courthouse

McMullen County Courthouse
PO Box 235
Tilden, Texas 78072
Phone: 512.274.3215

County Clerk has birth and death
records from 1903, marriage, probate
and land records from 1850[1]

History

Parent County

1858--McMullen County was created 1 February 1858 from Atascosa, Bexar, and Live Oak Counties, but was not organized until 1877.  County seat: Originally Dog Town, name changed to Tilden [2] [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Records from the first, short-lived organization have not survived.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Calliham | Tilden

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • McMullen County History, 1981, by the McMullen County History Book Committee.
  • McMullen 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


References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), McMullen County, Texas. Page 670 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: McMullen County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcm09