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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
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[http://www.tarrantcounty.com/egov/site/default.asp Tarrant County Courthouse]<br> 100 W Weatherford Rm 130<br> Fort Worth, TX 76196<br>Phone: 817.884.1195&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth, marriage, land and probate records from 1876<br>&nbsp;and death records from 1903; District Clerk has divorce and court records<br> 1860 census&nbsp;missing<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tarrant County, Texas. Page 674 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== &nbsp;&nbsp;Cemeteries  ====
  
 
*[http://teafor2.com/JohnsonStation.htm Johnson Station Cemetery]&nbsp; Alphabetical listing with grave marker photos  
 
*[http://teafor2.com/JohnsonStation.htm Johnson Station Cemetery]&nbsp; Alphabetical listing with grave marker photos  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txtarran/cemetery/dar-index.htm Tarrant County DAR&nbsp;Burial Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txtarran/cemetery/dar-index.htm Tarrant County DAR&nbsp;Burial Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txtarran/cemetery/ceminfo.htm Tarrant County Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; indexes, maps, transcriptions&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txtarran/cemetery/ceminfo.htm Tarrant County Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; indexes, maps, transcriptions&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic 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.
 
*[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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===== Individual cemeteries  =====
  
==== Census ====
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BillionGraves:
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txtarran/census/1850-census.htm 1850 Census of Tarrant County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=102197 Crowley Cemetery, Crowley]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txtarran/census/1880-mortality.htm 1880 Tarrant County Mortality Schedules&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1297704975241_229" />
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=160007 Emerald Hills Cemetery, Kennedale]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=102351 Everman Cemetery, Fort Worth]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=102635 Hawkins Cemetery, Arlington]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=102755 Hudson Cemetery, Mansfield]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=102920 Laurel Land Memorial Park, Fort Worth]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=103300 Oak Grove Cemetery, Rendon]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=103881 Skyvue Cemetery, Rendon]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=103994 Tate Cemetery, Arlington]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=104124 Walnut Creek Cemetery, Rendon]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=106970 White Cemetery, Fort Worth]
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==== Census  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txtarran/census/1850-census.htm 1850 Census of Tarrant County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txtarran/census/1880-mortality.htm 1880 Tarrant County Mortality Schedules&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1297704975241_229" />  
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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[http://www.fold3.com Fold3.com] ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_67/city_directories_dallas Dallas City Directories 1878-1823] (8 yrs. missing) available online.
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txtarran/tcbooks.htm Tarrant County Bibliography]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txtarran/tcbooks.htm Tarrant County Bibliography]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txtarran/military/hussars.htm Muster Roll] of the Tarrant County Hussars Mounted Infantry C.S.A., Tarrant County, Texas ~ TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txtarran/military/hussars.htm Muster Roll] of the Tarrant County Hussars Mounted Infantry C.S.A., Tarrant County, Texas ~ TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txtarran/military/civil_war_vets.htm Civil War Veteran's of Tarrant County&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txtarran/military/civil_war_vets.htm Civil War Veteran's of Tarrant County&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
*[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/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/veterans/veterans.htm Honoring Our Veterans] ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/veterans/veterans.htm Honoring Our Veterans] ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
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==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txtarran/obits/obituaries.htm Tarrant County Obituaries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txtarran/obits/obituaries.htm Tarrant County Obituaries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Texas  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Texas  
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
*[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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*[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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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
*[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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===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
*[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.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
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*{{RecordSearch|1320964|Texas Deaths, 1890-1976}} (FamilySearch) - The name index was created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903 and in many counties prior to 1910. Fold3.com also has [http://www.fold3.com/title_479/texas_death_certificates Texas Deaths, 1890-1976] ($) available online.
  
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*{{RecordSearch|1375599|Texas Death Index, 1964-1998}} (FamilySearch) - Index to Texas statewide death certificates covering 4 million deaths since 1964.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*[http://www.publiclibraries.com/texas/tarrant.htm Tarrant County Public Library Addresses and URLs]
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*[http://www.publiclibraries.com/texas/tarrant.htm Tarrant County Public Library Addresses and URLs]  
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Arlington Texas Family History Center]]
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*[[Azle Texas Family History Center]]
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*[[Fort Worth Texas Family History Center]]
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*[[Hurst Texas Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/tarrant/tarrtoc.htm Tarrant County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb &nbsp;Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/tarrant/tarrtoc.htm Tarrant County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb &nbsp;Archives Project  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txtarran/ Tarrant County TXGenWeb]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txtarran/ Tarrant County TXGenWeb]  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  
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Founded December 20, 1849
County Seat Fort Worth
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County Courthouse

Tarrant County Courthouse
100 W Weatherford Rm 130
Fort Worth, TX 76196
Phone: 817.884.1195 

County Clerk has birth, marriage, land and probate records from 1876
 and death records from 1903; District Clerk has divorce and court records
1860 census missing[1]

History

Tarrant County, Texas is located directly west and is adjacent to Dallas County, Texas  and the largest community in the county today is Fort Worth. The first settlement was in 1841.

Parent County

1849--Tarrant County was created 20 December 1849 from Navarro County. County seat: Fort Worth [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

  Cemeteries

Individual cemeteries

BillionGraves:



Census

Church

Court

Directories

Fold3.com ($) has Dallas City Directories 1878-1823 (8 yrs. missing) available online.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths
  • Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 (FamilySearch) - The name index was created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903 and in many counties prior to 1910. Fold3.com also has Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 ($) available online.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tarrant County, Texas. Page 674 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).