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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties S|Counties S]] &gt;&nbsp;San Patricio County'' <br>  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties S|Counties S]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] San Patricio County'' <br>{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = San Patricio County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption Hidden Ancestors
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| county_map = Tx-san-patricio.png
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| state = Texas
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| state_map = Texas.png
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| founded year = 1836
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| founded date = March 17
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| seat wl = Sinton
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}}  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.san-patricio.tx.us/ips/cms San Patricio County Courthouse]<br> 400 W Sinton Rm 105;<br> Sinton, TX 78387-0578<br> Phone: 361.364.6290&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth records from 1893, <br>death records from 1903, marriage records<br> from 1858, probate records from 1847, <br>court records from 1876 and land records from 1848<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), San Patricio County, Texas. Page 673 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of San Patricio County [http://www.genealogyinc.com/texas/maps/ border changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== African American  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/TX/texas.htm Texas African American Griots Project&nbsp;] -&nbsp; USGenWeb
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/cemph/sanpatph.html San Patricio County Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; transcriptions&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://txsanpatricio.eppygen.org/Cemeteries/index.htm San Patricio County Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; transcriptions&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb
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*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries
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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.
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/texas.htm Texas Christian Church Directory ]~ ChurchAngel
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*[http://www.dioceseofbmt.org/parishes/index.html Catholic Parishes in Texas]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://txsanpatricio.eppygen.org/Bios/index.htm San Patricio Biographies and History&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://txsanpatricio.eppygen.org/Landmarks/ San Patricio County Landmarks]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[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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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; From the Republic to the Turn of the Century&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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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
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*[http://txsanpatricio.eppygen.org/CW_Indigent_Families.htm Civil War Indigent Families]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/sanpatricio/military/koreanwar/casualties.txt Korean War Casualties]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/sanpatricio/military/civilwar/pensions/sanpacsa.txt Confederate Pension Applications Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/veterans/veterans.htm Honoring Our Veterans] ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://www.hometownnews.com/tx.htm Home Town News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper Index with links
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*[http://newslink.org/txnews.html Newslink]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)
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*[http://theoldentimes.com/oldtexas_main.html The Olden Times]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Historic Texas News Online
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://txsanpatricio.eppygen.org/Deaths/index.htm San Patricio County Obituaries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Texas
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-TX-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Texas Newspaper Citations
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaries.html Obituary Project] ~ Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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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)
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== 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://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.  
*[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.  
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*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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Ed &amp; Hazel Richmond Public Library<br>110 N Lamont St<br>Aransas Pass, TX 78336<br>Phone: (361) 758-2350
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Ingleside Public Library<br>2775 Waco St<br>Ingleside, TX 78362<br>Phone: (361) 776-5355<br>Website
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Mathis Public Library<br>103 Lamar St<br>Mathis, TX 78368<br>Phone: (361) 547-6201
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Odem Public Library<br>516 Voss Ave<br>Odem, TX 78370<br>Phone: (361) 368-7388
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Bell/Whittington Public Library<br>2400 Memorial Pkwy<br>Portland, TX 78374<br>Phone: (361) 777-0921<br>Website
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Sinton Public Library<br>100 N Pirate Blvd<br>Sinton, TX 78387<br>Phone: (361) 364-4545
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Taft Public Library<br>503 Green Ave<br>Taft, TX 78390<br>Phone: (361) 528-3512
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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
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/sanpatricio/sanpattoc.htm San Patricio County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb Archives Project
 
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*[http://txsanpatricio.eppygen.org/ San Patricio County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193899&subject_disp=Texas%2C+San+Patricio&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog] .
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/txfiles.htm USGenWeb Texas Archives] Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.  
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+San+Patricio|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}} .
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

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Founded March 17, 1836
County Seat Sinton
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County Courthouse

San Patricio County Courthouse
400 W Sinton Rm 105;
Sinton, TX 78387-0578
Phone: 361.364.6290 

County Clerk has birth records from 1893,
death records from 1903, marriage records
from 1858, probate records from 1847,
court records from 1876 and land records from 1848[1]

History

Settled in 1830 by colonists under a Mexican colonization contract obtained by James McGloin and John McMullen.

Parent County

1836--San Patricio was created 17 March 1836 from an old Mexican Municipality. County seat: Sinton [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of San Patricio County border changes.

Record Loss

1846,1867,1888--Many records were destroyed by fires.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Ed & Hazel Richmond Public Library
110 N Lamont St
Aransas Pass, TX 78336
Phone: (361) 758-2350

Ingleside Public Library
2775 Waco St
Ingleside, TX 78362
Phone: (361) 776-5355
Website

Mathis Public Library
103 Lamar St
Mathis, TX 78368
Phone: (361) 547-6201

Odem Public Library
516 Voss Ave
Odem, TX 78370
Phone: (361) 368-7388

Bell/Whittington Public Library
2400 Memorial Pkwy
Portland, TX 78374
Phone: (361) 777-0921
Website

Sinton Public Library
100 N Pirate Blvd
Sinton, TX 78387
Phone: (361) 364-4545

Taft Public Library
503 Green Ave
Taft, TX 78390
Phone: (361) 528-3512

Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), San Patricio County, Texas. Page 673 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).