Delta County, Texas

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Guide to '''Delta County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/places/cemeteries/index.htm#C Delta County Cemetery :List] &nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/places/cemeteries/index.htm#C Delta County Cemetery&nbsp;:List] &nbsp;TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=2579 FindAGrave] - transcriptions and photographs
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/tx/delta.htm Horton Cemetery ]- Interment.net
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/tx/delta.htm Horton Cemetery ]- Interment.net
  
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/delta/land/delta.txt Original Land Owners of Texas] - USGenWeb Archives Project
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/delta/land/delta.txt Original Land Owners of Texas] - USGenWeb Archives Project  
  
[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/places/deeds_land/land_grants.htm Land Indices] - TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=94&ci=22139 {{nowrap|The Paris News}}] from 1925 that may include residents from Delta County.
 
*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=94&ci=22139 {{nowrap|The Paris News}}] from 1925 that may include residents from Delta County.
  
==== Obituaries ====
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[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/people/obituaries/index.htm Obituaries of Delta County] - TXGenWeb
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[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/people/obituaries/index.htm Obituaries of Delta County] - TXGenWeb  
  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/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.  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/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.  
 
*[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.  
 
*[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.  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/delta/deltatoc.htm Delta County Marriage Records ]- USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/delta/deltatoc.htm Delta County Marriage Records ]- USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/delta/vitals/divorces/ Divorces] - USGenWeb Archives Project
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/delta/vitals/divorces/ Divorces] - USGenWeb Archives Project
  
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Contents

County Courthouse

Delta County Courthouse
200 W Dallas Avenue
Cooper, TX 75432
Phone: 903.395.4110

County Clerk has birth, probate, and court records from 1903,
marriage records from 1870, death records from 1916 and land records[1]

History

Sometimes referred to as the Vetch Capital of the World. The first settlers arrived in the early 1840's.

Parent County

1870--Delta County was created 29 July 1870 from Hopkins and Lamar Counties. County seat: Cooper [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Delta County border changes.

Record Loss

1899--The Delta County Courthouse at Cooper was destroyed by fire on 9 March 1899. Nearly all of the county records were stored in a fireproof vault and were saved. Records in the district clerk's office, probably records on current cases, were destroyed.[3]

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18805,597
18909,11762.9%
190015,24967.3%
191014,566−4.5%
192015,8879.1%
193013,138−17.3%
194012,858−2.1%
19508,964−30.3%
19605,860−34.6%
19704,927−15.9%
19804,839−1.8%
19904,8570.4%
20005,3279.7%
20105,231−1.8%



Church

Court

Land

Original Land Owners of Texas - USGenWeb Archives Project

Land Indices - TXGenWeb

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Obituaries of Delta County - TXGenWeb

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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), Delta County, Texas. Page 662 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. GenDisasters.com - Cooper, TX Delta County Courthouse Fire, Mar 1899 http://www3.gendisasters.com/texas/17957/cooper-tx-delta-county-courthouse-fire-mar-1899