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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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*[http://www.texasescapes.com/TRIPS/GreatAmericanLegendTour/MilamCountyTx/MilamCountyCourthouse.htm Milam County Courthouse] Texas Escapes Online Magazine
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[http://www.milamcounty.net/index.html Milam County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 191<br> Cameron, Texas 76520-4216<br>Phone: 254.697.6596<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,<br> marriage records from 1873, probate, court and land<br> records, school census records 1909-1970 and<br> military discharge records from 1919<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Milam County, Texas. Page 670 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/milam/cemetery.htm Milam County Cemeteries] USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/milam.html Tombstone Transcription Project] USGenWeb
 
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*[http://www.main.org/patlib/library.htm Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library]<br>201 Ackerman St<br>Rockdale, TX 76567<br>Phone: (512) 446-3410
 
*[http://www.main.org/patlib/library.htm Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library]<br>201 Ackerman St<br>Rockdale, TX 76567<br>Phone: (512) 446-3410
  
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Milam County, Texas
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Founded March 17, 1836
County Seat Cameron
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County Courthouse

Milam County Courthouse
PO Box 191
Cameron, Texas 76520-4216
Phone: 254.697.6596

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage records from 1873, probate, court and land
records, school census records 1909-1970 and
military discharge records from 1919[1]

History

In 1836 Milam County consituted one-sixth of the land in the territory in Texas.

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Ghost Towns

Texas Escapes Online Magazine | Big Lump | Bryant Station | Nashville | Sipe Springs

Neighboring Counties

Bell | Burleson | Falls | Lee | Robertson | Williamson

Resources

Cemeteries

Individual cemeteries:

Census

Churches

Court

Voter Registration  1867-1869  ~  TXGenWeb

Land

Land Survey Abstract Indices Original Land Owners of Texas  ~   TXGenWeb

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

  • Cameron Public Library
    304 E 3rd St
    Cameron, TX 76520
    Phone: (254) 697-2401

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Milam 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).