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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties T|Counties T]] &gt;&nbsp;Throckmorton County'' <br>
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties T|Counties T]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Throckmorton County'' <br>
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<br>{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Throckmorton County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption Hidden Ancestors
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| county_map = Tx-throckmorton.png
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| state = Texas
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| founded year = 1858
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| founded date = January 13
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| seat wl = Throckmorton
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.throckmorton.tx.us/ips/cms Throckmorton County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 309<br> Throckmorton, Texas 76483-0309<br> Phone: 940.849.2501<br><br>County Clerk has birth records from 1903, marriage,<br> death, divorce and probate records from 1879, court<br> and land records; 1870 census missing<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Throckmorton 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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Throckmorton County was originally part of the Red River Municipality under the Mexican administration. Organization was delayed until the removal of the Comanche Reservation in 1859 and the Civil War.  
 
Throckmorton County was originally part of the Red River Municipality under the Mexican administration. Organization was delayed until the removal of the Comanche Reservation in 1859 and the Civil War.  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1858--'''Throckmorton County was created 13 January 1858 from [[Fannin Land District|Fannin Land District]] and [[Bosque_County,_Texas|Bosque]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Throckmorton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1858--'''Throckmorton County was created 13 January 1858 from Fannin Land District and [[Bosque County, Texas|Bosque]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Throckmorton <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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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Archer_County,_Texas|Archer]]
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*[[Archer County, Texas|Archer]]  
*[[Baylor_County,_Texas|Baylor]]
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*[[Baylor County, Texas|Baylor]]  
*[[Haskell_County,_Texas|Haskell]]
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*[[Haskell County, Texas|Haskell]]  
*[[Knox_County,_Texas|Knox]]
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*[[Knox County, Texas|Knox]]  
*[[Shackelford_County,_Texas|Shackelford]]
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*[[Shackelford County, Texas|Shackelford]]  
*[[Stephens_County,_Texas|Stephens]]
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*[[Stephens County, Texas|Stephens]]  
*[[Young_County,_Texas|Young]]
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*[[Young County, Texas|Young]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== African American  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/TX/texas.htm Texas African American Griots Project&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; USGenWeb
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ AfriGeneas]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; African Ancestored Genealogy
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://txgenweb5.org/txthrockmorton/cemeteries/throckmorton.html Throckmorton Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/throckmorton/photos/tombstones/keeter.html Keeter Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/throckmorton/photos/tombstones/springcreek.html Spring Creek Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/throckmorton/photos/tombstones/boggy.html Boggy Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb5.org/txthrockmorton/ledbetter.htm Ledbetter Cemetery&nbsp;&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb
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*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries
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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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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/texas.htm Texas Christian Church Directory ]~ ChurchAngel
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*[http://www.dioceseofbmt.org/parishes/index.html Catholic Parishes in Texas]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; From the Republic to the Turn of the Century&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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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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*[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/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/veterans/veterans.htm Honoring Our Veterans] ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://www.hometownnews.com/tx.htm Home Town News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper Index with links
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*[http://newslink.org/txnews.html Newslink]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)
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*[http://theoldentimes.com/oldtexas_main.html The Olden Times]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Historic Texas News Online
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Texas
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-TX-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Texas Newspaper Citations
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaries.html Obituary Project] ~ Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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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)
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [[Texas, Death Index, 1964-1998 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/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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*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&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
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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Depot Public Library<br>120 E Chestnut St<br>Throckmorton, TX 76483<br>Phone: (940) 849-3076
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[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]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193956&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Throckmorton&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/throckmorton/throcktoc.htm Throckmorton County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.txgenweb5.org/txthrockmorton/throck.htm Throckmorton County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/txfiles.htm USGenWeb Texas Archives] Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Throckmorton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Throckmorton_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Throckmorton_County,_Texas]]

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Founded January 13, 1858
County Seat Throckmorton
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County Courthouse

Throckmorton County Courthouse
PO Box 309
Throckmorton, Texas 76483-0309
Phone: 940.849.2501

County Clerk has birth records from 1903, marriage,
death, divorce and probate records from 1879, court
and land records; 1870 census missing[1]

History

Throckmorton County was originally part of the Red River Municipality under the Mexican administration. Organization was delayed until the removal of the Comanche Reservation in 1859 and the Civil War.

Parent County

1858--Throckmorton County was created 13 January 1858 from Fannin Land District and Bosque County.
County seat: Throckmorton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

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

Depot Public Library
120 E Chestnut St
Throckmorton, TX 76483
Phone: (940) 849-3076


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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Throckmorton 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).