Difference between revisions of "Refugio County, Texas Genealogy"

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Refugio County was one of the original twenty-three counties of Texas, created on 17 March 1836 and organized in 1837 from an Old Mexican Municipality near Nuestra Senora Del Refugio Mission (established 1793). County seat: Refugio (1836-1839); St. Mary's (1839-1871); Rockport (1871); Refugio (1871-present). Many records were destroyed in a courthouse fire in January 1879. The battle of Refugio occurred in 1836, just prior to the Goliad Massacre.  
 
Refugio County was one of the original twenty-three counties of Texas, created on 17 March 1836 and organized in 1837 from an Old Mexican Municipality near Nuestra Senora Del Refugio Mission (established 1793). County seat: Refugio (1836-1839); St. Mary's (1839-1871); Rockport (1871); Refugio (1871-present). Many records were destroyed in a courthouse fire in January 1879. The battle of Refugio occurred in 1836, just prior to the Goliad Massacre.  
  
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*Family History Library Catalog for this county.
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193873&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Refugio&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Refugio_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Refugio_County,_Texas]]

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Refugio County was one of the original twenty-three counties of Texas, created on 17 March 1836 and organized in 1837 from an Old Mexican Municipality near Nuestra Senora Del Refugio Mission (established 1793). County seat: Refugio (1836-1839); St. Mary's (1839-1871); Rockport (1871); Refugio (1871-present). Many records were destroyed in a courthouse fire in January 1879. The battle of Refugio occurred in 1836, just prior to the Goliad Massacre.

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