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{{Missouri-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas_County,_Missouri|Texas County]]''  
  
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[http://www.texascountymissouri.org/ Texas County Courthouse]<br>210 N Grand Avenue; <br>Houston, MO 65483-1226<br>Phone: 417.967.2112&nbsp;<br><br>Recorder Deeds has marriage records from 1855 and <br>land&nbsp;records from 1845; Clerk ciruit Court has divorce<br>and court recordsc from 1855; Associate Circuit Court<br>has probate records from 1850<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Texas County, Missouri. Page 406 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1843--'''Texas County was created 17 February 1843&nbsp;from [[Shannon County, Missouri|Shannon]] and [[Wright County, Missouri|Wright]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Houston <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1843--'''Texas County was created 17 February 1843&nbsp;from [[Shannon County, Missouri|Shannon]] and [[Wright County, Missouri|Wright]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Houston. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> Texas County went by the name of [[Ashley County, Missouri|Ashley County]] from 1843 to 1845.
  
 
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See an interactive map of Texas County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
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*The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.<br>
  
 
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Texas_County Texas County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
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*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Texas County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
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*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Houston Missouri Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=203573&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Texas&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Revision as of 21:22, 31 December 2012

This article is about a southern county of Missouri. For other uses, see Texas (disambiguation).

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Texas County Courthouse
210 N Grand Avenue;
Houston, MO 65483-1226
Phone: 417.967.2112 

Recorder Deeds has marriage records from 1855 and
land records from 1845; Clerk ciruit Court has divorce
and court recordsc from 1855; Associate Circuit Court
has probate records from 1850[1]

History

Parent County

1843--Texas County was created 17 February 1843 from Shannon and Wright Counties. County seat: Houston. [2] Texas County went by the name of Ashley County from 1843 to 1845.

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Texas County border changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Texas County, Missouri Genealogy census records online, see: Missouri Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Texas County, Missouri. Page 406 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).