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*[http://www.abilenetx.com/cemeteryview/ Abilene City Cemetery] (City of Abilene Cemetery, Municipal Cemetery) Cemetery Database. Also includes:&nbsp; I. O. O. F. Cemetery, Masonic Cemetery, Cedar Hill Cemetery, Cedar Hill Flats Cemetery. Search by space or occupant.<br>
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*[http://www.abilenetx.com/cemeteryview/ Abilene City Cemetery] (City of Abilene Cemetery, Municipal Cemetery) Cemetery Database. Also includes:&nbsp; I. O. O. F. Cemetery, Masonic Cemetery, Cedar Hill Cemetery, Cedar Hill Flats Cemetery. Search by space or occupant.
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txtaylor/taylorcemeteries.html Taylor County Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
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*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries
*[http://www.texasescapes.com/DEPARTMENTS/Grave_Thoughts/TexasCemeteries.htm Texas Escapes] Listing of Texas cemeteries with transcriptions and lots of pictures.<br>
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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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Revision as of 17:47, 14 February 2011

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Taylor County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Taylor County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 1, 1858
County Seat Abilene
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Taylor County has had two county seats:  Buffalo Gap 1878-1883 and Abilene 1883-present.[1]

Taylor County Courthouse
Clerk's Office
Larry G. Bevill - County Clerk
300 Oak Street, Suite 100
Abilene, TX 79602
Phone: 325-674-1202
Clerk's Office Website

History

Parent County

1858--Taylor County was created 1 February 1858 from Bexar and Travis Counties. County seat: Abilene [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Abilene | Buffalo Gap | Caps | Potosi | Hamby | Happy Valley | Lawn | Merkel | Ovalo | Potosi | Trent | Tuscola | Tye | View | Wylie

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

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

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Abilene Public Library
202 Cedar St
Abilene, TX 79601
Phone: (325) 676-6328
Website


Merkel Public Library
100 Kent St
Merkel, TX 79536
Phone: (325) 928-5054


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

Web Sites

References

  1. Handbook of Texas Online: Taylor County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hct02
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).