Difference between revisions of "Medina County, Texas Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
m
(<br> {{TXDC}})
(9 intermediate revisions by 6 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas Counties M|Counties M]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Medina County'' <br>{{Adoption TXGenWeb}} {{Infobox U.S. County
+
{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties M|Counties M]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Medina County'' <br>
 +
 
 +
{{TXDC}}
 +
 
 +
<br>{{Adoption TXGenWeb}}  
 +
 
 +
{{Infobox U.S. County
 
| county = Medina County
 
| county = Medina County
 
| county_map = Tx-Medina.png
 
| county_map = Tx-Medina.png
Line 10: Line 16:
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 +
 +
[http://www.medinacountytexas.org/ips/cms Medina County Courthouse]<br> 2516 McHaughten<br> Hondo, TX 78861<br> Phone: 830.741.6041<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from<br> 1903, marriage, probate and land records from<br> 1848 and court records from 1876<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Medina County, Texas. Page 670 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
Line 18: Line 26:
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 +
 +
See an interactive map of Medina County [http://www.genealogyinc.com/texas/maps/ border changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
Line 53: Line 63:
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 +
 +
*Wikipedia has a list of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_online_newspaper_archives online newspaper archives] for Texas.
 +
*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=94&ci=25699 {{nowrap|San Antonio newspapers}}] from the late 1800's that may include residents from Medina County.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
Line 60: Line 73:
 
==== 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.  
+
*[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.
+
*[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  ==
 +
 +
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 +
 +
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 +
*[[Hondo Texas Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
Line 69: Line 87:
 
*[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
  
<br>
+
<br>  
  
 
*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Medina|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Medina|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
Line 75: Line 93:
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
<references />
+
<references />  
  
 
{{Texas|Texas}}  
 
{{Texas|Texas}}  
  
 
[[Category:Medina_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Medina_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 19:39, 2 January 2013

Template:Texas-stubUnited States go to Texas go to Counties M go to Medina County

Hand and keyboard.jpg Texas
Online Records



Adopt-a-wiki page
Txgenweblogo.GIF This page adopted by:
TXGenWeb Project
who welcome you to contribute.
Adopt a page today


Medina County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Medina County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 12, 1848
County Seat Hondo
Courthouse


County Courthouse

Medina County Courthouse
2516 McHaughten
Hondo, TX 78861
Phone: 830.741.6041

County Clerk has birth and death records from
1903, marriage, probate and land records from
1848 and court records from 1876[1]

History

Parent County

1848--Medina County was created 12 February 1848 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Hondo [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Medina County border changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

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), Medina 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).