Wharton County, Texas Genealogy
|Wharton County, Texas|
Location in the state of Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
|Founded||April 3, 1846|
- 1 Wharton County, TX, Courthouse IMG 1027.jpgCounty Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Wharton County Courthouse
100 E Milam Street PO Box 69
Wharton, TX 77488
County Clerk has birth and clerk has b and dairy records from 1903, marriage records from 1857, land records from 1846, probate records from 1849, court records from 1909 and military records from 1919
Places / Localities
Boling | Danevang | East Bernard | El Campo | Glen Flora | Hungerford | Lissie | Louise | Wharton
|Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.|
- The Book of Wharton County, Texas, 1926 by J. O. Graham.
- A History of Wharton County, 1964 by Annie Lee Williams.
- Wharton County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.
- Wharton County 1900 from the TXGenWeb site
- Men and Women of Wharton County in World War II photos and information
- Confederate Pension Applications filed in Wharton County
- Wharton Journal Spectator
115 W Burleson St.
Wharton, TX 77488-5003
- El Campo Leader-News
203 E Jackson St.
El Campo, TX 77437-4413
- East Bernard Tribune
218 Dill Street
East Bernard, TX 77435
- Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
- Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]
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
- Wharton County Library
Central Branch - 1920 North Fulton
Wharton, Texas 77488
Family History Centers
- Wharton County TXGenWeb Site history, genealogy and general information about Wharton County.
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wharton County, Texas. Page 676 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).