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Smith County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Smith County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 11, 1846
County Seat Tyler
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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1846--Smith County was created 11 April 1846 from Nacogdoches County. County seat: Tyler [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Census

  • 1850 Census  ~  transcription  ~  East Texas Genealogical Society for USGenWeb Archives Project
  • 1850 and 1860 Federal Censuses, Smith County, TX ~ book ~ East Texas Genealogical Society
  • 1860 Census  ~  transcription  ~  East Texas Genealogical Society for USGenWeb Archives Project
  • 1870 Census  ~  transcription  ~  East Texas Genealogical Society and USGenWeb Archives Project
  • 1870 Federal Census, Smith County, TX ~ book ~ East Texas Genealogical Society
  • 1880 Census  ~  transcription   ~  East Texas Genealogical Society for USGenWeb Archives Project
  • Smith County, Texas U. S. Census Index for 1880 & 1880 Mortality Schedule ~ book ~ East Texas Genealogical Society 
  • 1890 Tax Record Abstract, Smith County, TX [census substitute] ~ book ~ East Texas Genealogical Society
  • 1900 Census  ~  transcription  ~  East Texas Genealogical Society for USGenWeb Archives Project
  • 1910 Census  ~  transcription  ~  East Texas Genealogical Society for USGenWeb Archives Project
  • 1920 Census  ~  transcription  ~  East Texas Genealogical Society for USGenWeb Archives Project
  • Smith County, Texas, U. S. Census Indexes: 1900, 1910 & 1920 ~ book ~ East Texas Genealogical Society
  • 1930 Census   ~  transcription  ~  East Texas Genealogical Society for USGenWeb Archives Project
  • Smith County, Texas U. S. Census Indexes for 1930 ~ book ~ East Texas Genealogical Society
     

Church

City Directories

Court

  • Affidavits of Death and Heirship 1846 - 1909  ~  transcription ~ East Texas Genealogical Society for USGenWeb Archives Project
  • Abstract District Court Minutes Smith County, TX 1847-1857 ~ book ~ East Texas Genealogical Society

Land

Local Histories

  • Chronological History of Smith County, 1983 compiled by Donald W. Whisenhut for the Smith County Historical Society
  • A History of Tyler and Smith County, 1948 by Albert Woldert.  Read the book on line from The Portal to Texas History.
  • Tyler & Smith County, Texas: An Historical Survey, 1978 by Robert W. Glover. Read the book online from The Portal to Texas History.
  • Historical Atlas of Smith County, 1965
  • A History of Smith County, Texas, North Texas State Teachers College Thesis by William R. Ward, 1944, overview of the history of Smith County. Read the thesis online from The Portal to Texas History.
  • The Bullard Area-Its History and People, 1800–1977 by the Bullard Community Library Commission.
  • Smith County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Some Biographies of Old Settlers  ~  excerpts from publication  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project
  • A History of Smith County  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Maps

Military

  • 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

Newspapers

  • Home Town News  -  Texas Newspaper Index with links
  • Newslink  -  Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)
  • The Olden Times   -   Historic Texas News Online
  • Boomtown, Bridge and Baseball - The Troup Banner, 1928-1939 Troup, Smith County, Texas ~ book ~ Abstracted and Compiled by Judy Womack for East Texas Genealogical Society
  • Obituaries Recorded in Lindale News & Troup Banner, Smith County, Texas ~ book ~ East Texas Genealogical Society
  • Obituaries Recorded in Tyler, Texas Newspapers 1905-1915 ~ book ~ East Texas Genealogical Sociiety

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

  • 1890 Tax Record Abstract, Smith County, TX ~ East Texas Genealogical Society

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Tyler Public Library
201 S College Ave
Tyler, TX 75702
Phone: (903) 593-7323
Library Website
Library Catalog

Whitehouse Community Library
107 Bascom Rd
Whitehouse, TX 75791
Phone: (903) 839-2949

Cameron-J Jarvis Troup Municipal Library
102 S Georgia
Troup, TX 75789

Lindale Library
200 E Hubbard St
Lindale, TX 75771
Phone: (903) 882-1900

Bullard Community Library
211 W Main St
Bullard, TX 75757
Phone: (903) 894-6125

Noonday Community Library
16662 CR 196
Tyler, TX 75703
Phone: (903) 939-0540

Smith County Historical Society
125 South College Ave.
Tyler TX 75702
Phone: (903) 592-5993
Fax: (903) 526-0924
Society Website

East Texas Genealogical Society
PO Box 6967
Tyler TX 75711-6967
www.etgs.org

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

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).