Armstrong County, Texas Genealogy

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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties A|Counties A]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Armstrong County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties A|Counties A]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Armstrong County''  
  
<br>Guide to '''Armstrong County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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<br>Guide to '''Armstrong County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.armstrong.tx.us/ips/cms Armstrong County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 309; <br>Claude, TX 79019<br> Phone: 806.226.2081&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage and probate records from 1890, court records from 1898 and land<br> records from 1883; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Armstrong County, Texas. Page 658 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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{{TXDC}} [http://www.co.armstrong.tx.us/ips/cms Armstrong County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 309; <br>Claude, TX 79019<br> Phone: 806.226.2081&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage and probate records from 1890, court records from 1898 and land<br> records from 1883; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Armstrong County, Texas. Page 658 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/armstrong/cemeteries/washburn.txt Washburn Cemetery] &nbsp;- &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/armstrong/cemeteries/washburn.txt Washburn Cemetery] &nbsp;- &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/tx/armstrong/goodnight/goodnight.htm Goodnight Cemetery] &nbsp;- &nbsp;Interment.net
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*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/tx/armstrong/goodnight/goodnight.htm Goodnight Cemetery] &nbsp;- &nbsp;Interment.net  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=2525 FindAGrave] - Armstrong County Cemeteries
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=2525 FindAGrave] - Armstrong County Cemeteries
  
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/armstrong/armstrtoc.htm 1880 Federal Census]&nbsp; - &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/armstrong/armstrtoc.htm 1880 Federal Census]&nbsp; - &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
  
 
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/armstrong/history/mustang.txt Claude High School 1926 Yearbook ]&nbsp;- &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/armstrong/history/mustang.txt Claude High School 1926 Yearbook ]&nbsp;- &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Register_of_Historic_Places_listings_in_Texas,_Counties_A-C#Armstrong_County National Historic Landmarks] - Armstrong Texas - Wikipedia
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Register_of_Historic_Places_listings_in_Texas,_Counties_A-C#Armstrong_County National Historic Landmarks] - Armstrong Texas - Wikipedia  
 
*''A Collection of Memories: A History of Armstrong County, 1876-1965,'' by the Armstront County Historical Society, an historical overview of Armstrong County, Texas discussing the ranches, families, and individuals important to the area. [http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth91040/m1 Read the book online] from The Portal To Texas History.  
 
*''A Collection of Memories: A History of Armstrong County, 1876-1965,'' by the Armstront County Historical Society, an historical overview of Armstrong County, Texas discussing the ranches, families, and individuals important to the area. [http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth91040/m1 Read the book online] from The Portal To Texas History.  
 
*''A Supplement To A Collection of Memories: A History of Armstrong County,'' 1876-1965, additional biographical and genealogical information. [http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth91049/m1 Read it online] from The Portal to Texas History.
 
*''A Supplement To A Collection of Memories: A History of Armstrong County,'' 1876-1965, additional biographical and genealogical information. [http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth91049/m1 Read it online] from The Portal to Texas History.
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*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.  
*[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/TX/County/armstrong.htm 1895 Armstrong County Map]
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*[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/TX/County/armstrong.htm 1895 Armstrong County Map]  
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~shastaca/maps/TX/TX31map.html 1914 Armstrong County Map]
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~shastaca/maps/TX/TX31map.html 1914 Armstrong County Map]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/armstrong/military/civilwar/pensions/armstcsa.txt Confederate Pension Applications] &nbsp;- &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/armstrong/military/civilwar/pensions/armstcsa.txt Confederate Pension Applications] &nbsp;- &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
  
 
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119 N. Trice <br>P.O. Box 778 <br>Claude, TX 79019 <br>ph: 806-226-4500 <br>fax: 806-222-0023  
 
119 N. Trice <br>P.O. Box 778 <br>Claude, TX 79019 <br>ph: 806-226-4500 <br>fax: 806-222-0023  
  
*Armstrong County Record &nbsp;(no longer in print)
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*Armstrong County Record &nbsp;(no longer in print)  
*Argus &nbsp;(original name of Claude News)
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*Goodnight News (merged with Claude News)
 
*Goodnight News (merged with Claude News)
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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[http://www.librarytechnology.org/lwc-displaylibrary.pl?RC=24684 Claude Public Library]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

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Online Records
Armstrong County Courthouse
PO Box 309;
Claude, TX 79019
Phone: 806.226.2081 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage and probate records from 1890, court records from 1898 and land
records from 1883; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records[1]

History

Parent County

1876--Armstrong County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District and organized in 1890. County seat: Claude [2]

Tradition states the county was named for an early pioneer family.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Claude | Goodnight | Washburn | Wayside

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
188031
18909442,945.2%
19001,20527.6%
19102,682122.6%
19202,8165.0%
19303,32918.2%
19402,495−25.1%
19502,215−11.2%
19601,966−11.2%
19701,895−3.6%
19801,9945.2%
19902,0211.4%
20002,1486.3%
20101,901−11.5%

1880 Federal Census  -  USGenWeb Archives Project

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Claude High School 1926 Yearbook  -  USGenWeb Archives Project
  • National Historic Landmarks - Armstrong Texas - Wikipedia
  • A Collection of Memories: A History of Armstrong County, 1876-1965, by the Armstront County Historical Society, an historical overview of Armstrong County, Texas discussing the ranches, families, and individuals important to the area. Read the book online from The Portal To Texas History.
  • A Supplement To A Collection of Memories: A History of Armstrong County, 1876-1965, additional biographical and genealogical information. Read it online from The Portal to Texas History.

Maps

Military

Confederate Pension Applications  -  USGenWeb Archives Project

Newspapers

  • The Claude News

119 N. Trice
P.O. Box 778
Claude, TX 79019
ph: 806-226-4500
fax: 806-222-0023

  • Armstrong County Record  (no longer in print)
  • Argus  (original name of Claude News)
  • Goodnight News (merged with Claude News)


Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 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

Claude Public Library

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Armstrong County, Texas. Page 658 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).