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|Reeves County, Texas|
Location in the state of Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
|Founded||April 14, 1883|
Reeves County Courthouse
PO Box 867
Pecos, TX 79772-0867
County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage, probate court,and land records from 1885
and some deferred birth records from the 1800’s
The county's first settlers were Mexican farmers. Anglo-American settlers arrived about 1871.
Places / Localities
- Balmorhea Cemetery ~ transcription ~ TXGenWeb
- Mount Evergreen Cemetery ~ photos and transcription ~ TXGenWeb
- Saragosa Cemetery ~ photos and transcription ~ TXGenWeb
- Tombstone Transcription Project ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb
- Texas Historic Cemeteries ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries
- African American Cemeteries Online ~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries
- Texas Escapes Listing of Texas cemeteries with transcriptions and lots of pictures.
- Reeves County Churches ~ TXGenWeb
- Texas Christian Church Directory ~ ChurchAngel
- Catholic Parishes in Texas
Reeves County Land Survey Abstracts ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Reeves County Biographies ~ TXGenWeb
- Reeves County Landmarks ~ TXGenWeb
- Texas Museums ~ List of all museums in Texas ~ Hidden Ancestors
History of Reeves County
Author: Robert N. Gatewood
Pecos: A History of the Pioneer West
Author: Alton Hughes
Henry F. Reeves, His Activities & Possessions
Author: Mary Helen Pax
History of the Pecos Volunteer Fire Department
Author: Mary Nabers Prewitt
The Romance of the Davis Mountains & Big Bend Country
Author: Carlysle Graham Raht
Spirits of the Border: The History & Mystery of the Lone Star State
Authors: Ken & Sharon Kudnall
Toyah Taproots: A memory book of those who put down roots in Toyah
Compiled by: The Toyah Historical & Centennial Committee
- Historical Maps ~ From the Republic to the Turn of the Century ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
- Reeves County Confederate Veterans ~ TXGenWeb
- WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam Reeves County Casualties ~ TXGenWeb
- 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
- Home Town News - Texas Newspaper Index with links
- Newslink - Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)
- The Olden Times - Historic Texas News Online
- Obituary Resources ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~ Hidden Ancestors
- USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project ~ Texas
- Afrigeneas ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
- Obituary Depot ~ Texas Newspaper Citations
- Obituary Project ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Obituary Daily Times ~ Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
- Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records ~ Ancestry.com (subscription)
- Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
- 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.
- Texas Marriage Records 1966 - 2005 ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Texas Divorce Records 1968 - 2005 ~ Hidden Ancestors
- USGenWeb Census Project ~ Texas 1850 - 1930
Societies and Libraries
Reeves County Library
505 S Park St
Pecos, TX 79772
Phone: (432) 445-5340
Family History Centers
Society Hill ~ Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
- Reeves County Archives ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Reeves County ~ TXGenWeb
- TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.
- Hidden Ancestors Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
- USGenWeb Texas Archives Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
- Family History Library Catalog
- ↑ Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Reeves County, Texas. Page 672 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).