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Guide to '''Nacogdoches County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.nacogdoches.tx.us/ Nacogdoches County Courthouse]<br> 101 W Main Street<br> Nacogdoches, TX 75961-5119<br> Phone: 936.560.7733&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage records from 1793, land records from 1833, <br>probate records from 1837, court records from late <br>1800’s and military records 1918; District Clerk<br>has divorce records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Nacogdoches 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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Following the revolution the original 23 counties were created from the Nacogdoches Department; subsequently 20 other counties were created from Nacogdoches County. The Fredonia Rebellion took place in 1826-1827, the battle of Belasco (Nacogdoches) was fought on August 2, 1832, and the Cordova Rebellion occurred in 1838.  
 
Following the revolution the original 23 counties were created from the Nacogdoches Department; subsequently 20 other counties were created from Nacogdoches County. The Fredonia Rebellion took place in 1826-1827, the battle of Belasco (Nacogdoches) was fought on August 2, 1832, and the Cordova Rebellion occurred in 1838.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
'''1836--'''Nacogdoches County was created 17 March 1836 from the Old Mexican Municipality. '''County seat:''' Nacogdoches <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1836--'''Nacogdoches County was created 17 March 1836 from the Old Mexican Municipality. '''County seat:''' Nacogdoches <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  ====
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See an interactive map of Nacogdoches County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/texas/tx-maps.html border changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
Neighboring Counties&nbsp;
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Appleby | Central Heights | Chireno | Cushing | Douglass | Etoile | Garrison | Kingtown | Lilbert | Martinsville | Melrose | Nacogdoches | Sacul | Trawick | Woden
  
*[[Angelina_County,_Texas|Angelina]]
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==== Neighboring Counties&nbsp;  ====
*[[Cherokee_County,_Texas|Cherokee]]
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*[[Rusk_County,_Texas|Rusk]]
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*[[Angelina County, Texas|Angelina]]  
*[[San_Augustine_County,_Texas|&nbsp;San Augustine]]
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*[[Cherokee County, Texas|Cherokee]]  
*&nbsp;[[Shelby_County,_Texas|Shelby]]
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*[[Rusk County, Texas|Rusk]]  
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*[[San Augustine County, Texas|San Augustine]]  
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*[[Shelby County, Texas|Shelby]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Local Histories ====
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{{TX County Histories}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
1914 Map of Angelina, Gregg, Harrison, Cherokee, Houston, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith &amp; Trinity at [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~shastaca/maps/TX/TX13map.html www.rootsweb.com]
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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
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1914 Map of Angelina, Gregg, Harrison, Cherokee, Houston, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith &amp; Trinity at [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~shastaca/maps/TX/TX13map.html www.rootsweb.com]  
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
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==== Newspapers ====
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{{TX Newspaper Abstracts|Nacogdoches}}
  
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[http://libweb.sfasu.edu/proser/etrc/collections/manuscript/corporate/nacsoutheastrr/ Nacogdoches &amp; Southeastern Railroad Company]: These records are housed at the Stephen F. Austin State University 'Ralph W. Steen Library'. This railroad company was incorporated in 1903 surrendered it charted in 1955.
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==== Probate ====
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{{TX Probate Intro}}
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{TX Vital Intro}}
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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.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193817&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Nacogdoches&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Nacogdoches|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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County Courthouse

Nacogdoches County Courthouse
101 W Main Street
Nacogdoches, TX 75961-5119
Phone: 936.560.7733 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage records from 1793, land records from 1833,
probate records from 1837, court records from late
1800’s and military records 1918; District Clerk
has divorce records[1]

History

Following the revolution the original 23 counties were created from the Nacogdoches Department; subsequently 20 other counties were created from Nacogdoches County. The Fredonia Rebellion took place in 1826-1827, the battle of Belasco (Nacogdoches) was fought on August 2, 1832, and the Cordova Rebellion occurred in 1838.

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Nacogdoches County border changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Appleby | Central Heights | Chireno | Cushing | Douglass | Etoile | Garrison | Kingtown | Lilbert | Martinsville | Melrose | Nacogdoches | Sacul | Trawick | Woden

Neighboring Counties 

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Nacogdoches County, Texas Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Texas Local Histories.

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

1914 Map of Angelina, Gregg, Harrison, Cherokee, Houston, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith & Trinity at www.rootsweb.com

Military

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Nacogdoches County, Texas Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

TX Newspaper Abstracts (For instructions see WorldCat Online Catalog).

Occupations

Nacogdoches & Southeastern Railroad Company: These records are housed at the Stephen F. Austin State University 'Ralph W. Steen Library'. This railroad company was incorporated in 1903 surrendered it charted in 1955.



Probate

Probate records of Texas have been kept by the probate clerk in each county courthouse. You can obtain copies of the records from the clerk's office. In most counties, all information pertaining to a probate case is recorded in the "probate minutes."

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their places of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records.

See the Wiki page Texas Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Taxation

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents.

Certified birth and death certificates or birth and death verifications can be ordered online or by mail at the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health. Copies can also be obtained from the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred and are often less expensive. You can also order them online through a third party company.

Marriages records can be obtained from the county the marriage occurred. Only marriage verifications can be obtained from the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health.

See Texas Vital Records for more information about Vital records in Texas.

  • 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), Nacogdoches 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).
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