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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties S|Counties S]] &gt;&nbsp;San Saba 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 Saba County'' <br>{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = San Saba County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption TXGenWeb
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| county_map = Tx-san-saba.png
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| state = Texas
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| state_map = Texas.png
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| founded year = 1856
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| founded date = February 1
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| seat wl = San Saba
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}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.san-saba.tx.us/ips/cms San Saba County Courthouse]<br>500 E. Wallace<br>San Saba, TX 76877<br>Phone: 915.372.3301 <br>Phone: 325-372-3614<br>Fax: 325-372-6484<br>[http://www.co.san-saba.tx.us/ips/cms/index.html San Saba County Government Website]<br>
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County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,<br> marriage, divorce, court and land records from 1856<br>and probate records from 1890<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), San Saba 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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The first settlement was in 1847.  
 
The first settlement was in 1847.  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1856--'''San Saba County was created 1 February 1856 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' San Saba <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1856--'''San Saba County was created 1 February 1856 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' San Saba <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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Bend | Cherokee | Richland Springs | San Saba<br><br>
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Brown_County,_Texas|Brown]]
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*[[Brown County, Texas|Brown]]  
*[[Burnet_County,_Texas|Burnet]]
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*[[Burnet County, Texas|Burnet]]  
*[[Lampasas_County,_Texas|Lampasas]]
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*[[Lampasas County, Texas|Lampasas]]  
*[[Llano_County,_Texas|Llano]]
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*[[Llano County, Texas|Llano]]  
*[[Llano_County,_Texas|Mason]]
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*[[Llano County, Texas|Mason]]  
*[[McCulloch_County,_Texas|McCulloch]]
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*[[McCulloch County, Texas|McCulloch]]  
*[[McCulloch_County,_Texas|Mills]]
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*[[Mills County, Texas|Mills]]
  
 
== 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/sansabaph.html San Saba County Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.txgenweb5.org/txsansaba/cemetery.html San Saba County Cemeteries]&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.
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==== 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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*''The Call of the San Saba: A History of San Saba County, ''1941; 2nd Edition, 1969, by Alma Ward Hamrick.
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*''San Saba County History,'' 1983, published by the San Saba County Historical Commission.
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*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcs05 San Saba County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.<br>
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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  ====
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*[http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88953 San Saba County 1858] Landowner Map from the Portal to Texas History.
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*[http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88954/m1 San Saba County 1877] Landowner Map from the Portal to Texas History.
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*[http://www.history-map.com/picture/003/County-Texas-Saba-San.htm San Saba County 1876] Texas Land Office Map from history-map.com.
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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 TXGenWeb site.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/sansaba/military/civilwar/pensions/sansacsa.txt CSA Pension Applications]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/sansaba/military/civilwar/pensions/sansabngt.txt Confederate Indigent Families]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb 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://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88954/m1/1/?q=san%20saba San Saba News] weekly newspaper, selected issues online 1876-1890 from the Portal to Texas History.
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*[http://www.sansabanews.com/ San Saba News and Star] current newspaper for San Saba County.
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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://www.txgenweb5.org/txsansaba/99obits.html 1999 Obituaries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; index only&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb5.org/txsansaba/2000obits.html 2000 Obituaries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; index only&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)
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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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.
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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
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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Rylander Memorial Library<br>103 S Live Oak St<br>San Saba, TX 76877<br>Phone: (325) 372-3079<br>[http://ctls.tsl.state.tx.us/san-saba Website]<br>
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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://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193901&subject_disp=Texas%2C+San+Saba&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/sansaba/sansabtoc.htm San Saba County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.txgenweb5.org/txsansaba/ San Saba County&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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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+Saba|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:San_Saba_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:San_Saba_County,_Texas]]

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Founded February 1, 1856
County Seat San Saba
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County Courthouse

San Saba County Courthouse
500 E. Wallace
San Saba, TX 76877
Phone: 915.372.3301
Phone: 325-372-3614
Fax: 325-372-6484
San Saba County Government Website

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage, divorce, court and land records from 1856
and probate records from 1890[1]

History

The first settlement was in 1847.

Parent County

1856--San Saba County was created 1 February 1856 from Bexar Land District. County seat: San Saba [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Bend | Cherokee | Richland Springs | San Saba

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • The Call of the San Saba: A History of San Saba County, 1941; 2nd Edition, 1969, by Alma Ward Hamrick.
  • San Saba County History, 1983, published by the San Saba County Historical Commission.
  • San Saba County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Rylander Memorial Library
103 S Live Oak St
San Saba, TX 76877
Phone: (325) 372-3079
Website

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 Saba 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).