San Patricio County, Texas Genealogy
|San Patricio County, Texas|
Location in the state of Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
|Founded||March 17, 1836|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Settled in 1830 by colonists under a Mexican colonization contract obtained by James McGloin and John McMullen.
1836--San Patricio was created 17 March 1836 from an old Mexican Municipality. County seat: Sinton 
See an interactive map of San Patricio County border changes.
1846,1867,1888--Many records were destroyed by fires.
Places / Localities
- San Patricio County Cemeteries ~ transcriptions ~ TXGenWeb Archives Project
- San Patricio County Cemeteries ~ transcriptions ~ TXGenWeb
- Tombstone Transcription Project ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb
- Texas Historic Cemeteries ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries
- African American Cemeteries Online ~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries
- Texas Escapes Listing of Texas cemeteries with transcriptions and lots of pictures.
- San Patricio Biographies and History ~ TXGenWeb
- San Patricio County Landmarks ~ TXGenWeb
- Texas Museums ~ List of all museums in Texas ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Historical Maps ~ From the Republic to the Turn of the Century ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
- Civil War Indigent Families ~ TXGenWeb
- Korean War Casualties ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Confederate Pension Applications Index ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Fallen Heroes ~ Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Home Town News - Texas Newspaper Index with links
- Newslink - Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)
- The Olden Times - Historic Texas News Online
- San Patricio County Obituaries ~ TXGenWeb
- Obituary Resources ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~ Hidden Ancestors
- USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project ~ Texas
- Afrigeneas ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
- Obituary Depot ~ Texas Newspaper Citations
- Obituary Project ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Obituary Daily Times ~ Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
- Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records ~ Ancestry.com (subscription)
- 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.
- Texas Marriage Records 1966 - 2005 ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Texas Divorce Records 1968 - 2005 ~ Hidden Ancestors
- USGenWeb Census Project ~ Texas 1850 - 1930
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
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
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
- San Patricio County Archives ~ TXGenWeb Archives Project
- San Patricio County ~ TXGenWeb
- TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.
- Hidden Ancestors Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
- USGenWeb Texas Archives Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
- Family History Library Catalog .
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).