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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Moore County Courthouse<br>County Clerk - Brenda McKanna <br>715 S. Dumas Ave. Room 107<br>Dumas, Texas 79029  
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Moore County Courthouse<br>County Clerk - Brenda McKanna <br>715 S. Dumas Ave. Room 107<br>Dumas, Texas 79029<br>
  
[http://www.co.moore.tx.us/ips/cms/ Moore County Government Website]  
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[http://www.co.moore.tx.us/ips/cms Moore County Courthouse] <br>715 Dumas Avenue<br> Dumas, Texas 79029-0396<br> Phone: 806.935.6164 <br><br>County Clerk has birth, death, burial, probate and<br> court records from 1901, marriage records from<br> 1894 and land records from 1877; District Clerk<br> has divorce records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Moore 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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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
Cactus | Dumas | Sunray | Masterson<br>
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Cactus | Dumas | Sunray | Masterson<br>  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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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.
 
*[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://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
 
*[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://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [[Texas, Death Index, 1964-1998 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] 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.  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
 
*[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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*[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== References  ==
 
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Moore County, Texas
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Location in the state of Texas
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Facts
Founded August 21, 1876
County Seat Dumas
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Moore County Courthouse
County Clerk - Brenda McKanna
715 S. Dumas Ave. Room 107
Dumas, Texas 79029

Moore County Courthouse
715 Dumas Avenue
Dumas, Texas 79029-0396
Phone: 806.935.6164

County Clerk has birth, death, burial, probate and
court records from 1901, marriage records from
1894 and land records from 1877; District Clerk
has divorce records[1]

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cactus | Dumas | Sunray | Masterson

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Census

Church

Court

Land

Original Land Owners of Texas ~  Moore County  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

  • Killgore Memorial Library
    124 S Bliss Ave
    Dumas, TX 79029
    Phone: (806) 935-4941
    Website
  • Window on the Plains Museum
    1820 South Dumas Ave
    Highway 87-287
    Dumas, TX 79029
    (806) 935-3113 Fax (806) 934-3621
    website
    Monday-Saturday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Admission is free.
  • Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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