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Bee County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Bee County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 8, 1857
County Seat Maryville
Courthouse



Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1857--Bee County was created 8 December 1857 from Goliad, Karnes, Live Oak, Refugio, and San Patricio Counties.
County seat: Maryville  [1]

The county was named for Barnard E. Bee Sr., (1787-1854). Barnard E. Bee, attorney, soldier, and statesman, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1787, the son of Thomas B. Bee, member of the Royal Privy Council in colonial South Carolina and of the Continental Congress, lieutenant governor of South Carolina, and justice of the United States Circuit Court of South Carolina during the administration of George Washington.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Towns and Cities: | Beeville | Normanna | Papalote

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Joe Barnhart Bee County Library
110 W Corpus Christi St
Beeville, TX 78102
Phone: (361) 362-4901
Website

Bee County Public Records


Family History Center

Beeville Texas
1100 E Crockett St
Beeville, Bee, Texas, United States
Phone: 361-358-7313
Hours: W 7pm-8:30pm


Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Web Sites


References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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