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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties T|Counties T]] &gt;&nbsp;Tyler 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]] Tyler County'' <br>
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Guide to '''Tyler County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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<br>{{Adoption TXGenWeb}}
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Adopted by [http://www.txgenweb4.org/txtyler/ Tyler County, TXGenWeb]<br>
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Billy &amp; Carla Clifton
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.tyler.tx.us/ips/cms Tyler County Courthouse]<br> 100 West Bluff Street<br> Woodville, Texas 75979<br> Phone: 409.283.2281<br><br> County Clerk has birth records from 1838, marriage<br> records from 1849, death and burial records from<br> 1903, probate records from 1845 and land records<br> from 1846; District Clerk has divorce and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tyler County, Texas. Page 675 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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In 1841, Tyler County was originally organized as Menard District, a judical division; however, when the Texas Supreme Court declared these districts illegal, Congress created Tyler County.  
 
In 1841, Tyler County was originally organized as Menard District, a judical division; however, when the Texas Supreme Court declared these districts illegal, Congress created Tyler County.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1846--'''Tyler County was created 3 April 1846 from[[Liberty_County,_Texas|Liberty]] County. '''County seat:''' Woodville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1846--'''Tyler County was created 3 April 1846 from [[Liberty County, Texas|Liberty]] County. '''County seat:''' Woodville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Angelina_County,_Texas|Angelina]]
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*[[Angelina County, Texas|Angelina]]  
*[[Hardin_County,_Texas|Hardin]]
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*[[Hardin County, Texas|Hardin]]  
*[[Jasper_County,_Texas|Jasper]]
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*[[Jasper County, Texas|Jasper]]  
*[[Polk_County,_Texas|Polk]]
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*[[Polk County, Texas|Polk]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
 
*Emilee
 
*Emilee
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==== City Directories  ====
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*[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Atlas/US/30976/Woodville+1996/ Woodville 1996 City Directory] from Historic Map Works.
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
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*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/sanborn/txu-sanborn-colmesneil-1904-1.jpg Colmesneil, Texas Sanborn Fire Insurance Map 1904]  
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*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/sanborn/w.html Woodville, Texas Sanborn Fire Insurance Map 1904 &amp; 1909]&nbsp; Scroll down the page until you get to Woodville.&nbsp; There are several sheets to each map.
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*[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Atlas/US/7334/Tyler+County+1897/ Tyler County 1897] Map from Historic Map Works.
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*Tyler County Maps:&nbsp; [http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth89029/ 1858]&nbsp; [http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth89027 1863] [http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth89030/ 1882] from the Portal to Texas History.
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*[http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/cgi-bin/aris/maps/maplookup.php?mapnum=5011 Tyler County General Highway Map 1940]
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*[http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/cgi-bin/aris/maps/maplookup.php?mapnum=5316 Tyler County General Highway Map 1961]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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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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*[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.  
*[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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*[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.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Woodville Texas Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193975&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Tyler&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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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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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Tyler|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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County Courthouse

Tyler County Courthouse
100 West Bluff Street
Woodville, Texas 75979
Phone: 409.283.2281

County Clerk has birth records from 1838, marriage
records from 1849, death and burial records from
1903, probate records from 1845 and land records
from 1846; District Clerk has divorce and court records[1]

History

In 1841, Tyler County was originally organized as Menard District, a judical division; however, when the Texas Supreme Court declared these districts illegal, Congress created Tyler County.

Parent County

1846--Tyler County was created 3 April 1846 from Liberty County. County seat: Woodville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Emilee

City Directories

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tyler County, Texas. Page 675 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).
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