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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties S|Counties S]] &gt;&nbsp;Starr County'' <br>
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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties S|Counties S]] &gt;&nbsp;Starr County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
The first settlement was in 1753, and was part of Jose de Escandion's Colony.
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The first settlement was in 1753, and was part of Jose de Escandion's Colony.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1848--'''Starr County was created 10 February 1848 from [[Nueces_County,_Texas|Nueces]] County. '''County seat:''' Rio Grande <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1848--'''Starr County was created 10 February 1848 from [[Nueces County, Texas|Nueces]] County. '''County seat:''' Rio Grande <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  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
  
*[[Brooks_County,_Texas|Brooks]]
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*[[Brooks County, Texas|Brooks]]  
*[[Hidalgo_County,_Texas|Hidalgo]]
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*[[Hidalgo County, Texas|Hidalgo]]  
*[[Jim_Hogg_County,_Texas|Jim Hogg]]
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*[[Jim Hogg County, Texas|Jim Hogg]]  
*[[Zapata_County,_Texas|Zapata]]
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*[[Zapata County, Texas|Zapata]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== 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.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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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Starr_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Starr_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 01:29, 28 August 2010

Template:Texas-stubUnited StatesTexasCounties S > Starr County

County Courthouse

History

The first settlement was in 1753, and was part of Jose de Escandion's Colony.

Parent County

1848--Starr County was created 10 February 1848 from Nueces County. County seat: Rio Grande [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 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.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • TEXAS GenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.

References

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