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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties P|Counties P]] &gt;&nbsp;Pecos County'' <br>
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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties P|Counties P]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Pecos County'' <br>{{Adoption TXGenWeb}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.pecos.tx.us/ Pecos County Courthouse]<br> 103 W Callaghan Street; <br>Fort Stockton, TX 79735-7101<br> Phone: 915.336.7555&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, probate and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pecos County, Texas. Page 671 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
'''1871--'''Pecos County was created 3 May 1871 from Presidio County. '''County seat:''' Fort Stockton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1871--'''Pecos County was created 3 May 1871 from [[Presidio County, Texas|Presidio]] County. '''County seat:''' Fort Stockton <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  ====
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Brewster County, Texas|Brewster]]
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*[[Crane County, Texas|Crane]]
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*[[Crockett County, Texas|Crockett]]
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*[[Jeff Davis County, Texas|Jeff Davis]]
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*[[Reeves County, Texas|Reeves]]
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*[[Terrell County, Texas|Terrell]]
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*[[Ward County, Texas|Ward]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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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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*[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.
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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  ====
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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=193849&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Pecos&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+Pecos|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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County Courthouse

Pecos County Courthouse
103 W Callaghan Street;
Fort Stockton, TX 79735-7101
Phone: 915.336.7555 

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

History

Parent County

1871--Pecos County was created 3 May 1871 from Presidio County. County seat: Fort Stockton [2]

Boundary 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

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pecos County, Texas. Page 671 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).