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Guide to Texas County Missouri genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Texas County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 17, 1843
County Seat Houston
Courthouse
Address Texas County Courthouse
210 N Grand Avenue;
Houston, MO 65483-1226
Phone: 417.967.2112
Texas County Website

Contents

County Courthouse


 

Recorder Deeds has marriage records from 1855 and
land records from 1845; Clerk ciruit Court has divorce
and court recordsc from 1855; Associate Circuit Court
has probate records from 1850[1]

History

Parent County

1843--Texas County was created 17 February 1843 from Shannon and Wright Counties. County seat: Houston. [2] Texas County went by the name of Ashley County from 1843 to 1845.

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Texas County border changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Texas County, Missouri census records online, see: Missouri Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
  • 1850-1855 - Texas County Marriage Index 1850-1855. Batch M515861 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1855-1882 - Texas County Marriage Index 1855-1882. Batch M515862 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1881-1885 - Texas County Marriage Index 1881-1885. Batch M515863 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Deaths
  • Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to Missouri Death Certificates more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.
  • 1883 - Texas County Death Index 1883. Batch B514629 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

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), Texas County, Missouri. Page 406 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. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f4/Igimissourir.pdf.

 

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