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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas_County,_Missouri|Texas County]]''  
  
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Guide to '''Texas County Missouri genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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| county = Texas County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1843
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| founded date = February 17
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| seat = Houston
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| building address = Texas County Courthouse<br> 210 N Grand Avenue; <br>Houston, MO 65483-1226<br>Phone: 417.967.2112<br>[http://www.texascountymissouri.org/ '''Texas County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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<br>&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.
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Texas County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== 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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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Missouri}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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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>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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*'''1850-1855''' - Texas County Marriage Index 1850-1855. Batch {{IGI|M515861}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1855-1882''' - Texas County Marriage Index 1855-1882. Batch {{IGI|M515862}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1881-1885''' - Texas County Marriage Index 1881-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515863}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
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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>
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*'''1883''' - Texas County Death Index 1883. Batch {{IGI|B514629}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f4/Igimissourir.pdf.</ref>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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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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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Texas|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 23:47, 24 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Missouri Gotoarrow.png Texas County

Guide to Texas County Missouri genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Hand and keyboard.jpg Missouri
Online Records



Texas County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 17, 1843
County Seat Houston
Courthouse
Address Texas County Courthouse
210 N Grand Avenue;
Houston, MO 65483-1226
Phone: 417.967.2112
Texas County Website


County Courthouse


 

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
  • 1850-1855 - Texas County Marriage Index 1850-1855. Batch M515861 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1855-1882 - Texas County Marriage Index 1855-1882. Batch M515862 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1881-1885 - Texas County Marriage Index 1881-1885. Batch M515863 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Deaths
  • Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to Missouri Death Certificates more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.
  • 1883 - Texas County Death Index 1883. Batch B514629 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

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).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f4/Igimissourir.pdf.
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