Baylor County, Texas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
District &amp; County Clerk<br>Clara Coker<br>101 S. Washington, Seymour 76380<br>(940) 889-3322<br>FAX: (940) 889-4300<br>
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District &amp; County Clerk<br>Clara Coker<br>101 S. Washington, Seymour 76380<br>(940) 889-3322<br>FAX: (940) 889-4300<br>  
  
== History<br> ==
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== History<br> ==
  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txbaylor/photos.htm Early Photos and drawing of Baylor County, Texas] ~ Baylor County, TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txbaylor/photos.htm Early Photos and drawing of Baylor County, Texas] ~ Baylor County, TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcb04 History of Bayor County, Texas]~ Texas State Historical Association
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*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcb04 History of Baylor County, Texas] from the Handbook of Texas Online<br>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1858--'''Baylor County was created 1 February 1858 from Fannin Land District. '''County seat:''' Seymour <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;  
 
'''1858--'''Baylor County was created 1 February 1858 from Fannin Land District. '''County seat:''' Seymour <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;  
  
The county was named for Henry W. Baylor, a doctor serving with the Texas Rangers.<br>
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The county was named for Henry W. Baylor, a doctor serving with the Texas Rangers.<br>  
  
 
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-TX-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-TX-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]<br>
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]<br>
  
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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Baylor County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Baylor County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 1, 1858
County Seat Seymour
Courthouse

Contents

County Courthouse

District & County Clerk
Clara Coker
101 S. Washington, Seymour 76380
(940) 889-3322
FAX: (940) 889-4300

History

Parent County

1858--Baylor County was created 1 February 1858 from Fannin Land District. County seat: Seymour [1] 

The county was named for Henry W. Baylor, a doctor serving with the Texas Rangers.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

County Seat: | Seymour |

Cities and Towns:

Round Timber - Established 1874, Population in 2000 was 2. [2]

Seaborn - A post office operated at Seaborn from January 1907 to September 1910 before changing its name to Westover. [3]

Westover - Created in 1910 when the name of the town of Seaborn was changed to Westover.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers


Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Handbook of Texas Online
  3. Postmasters and Post Offices of Texas, 1846-1930