Borden County, Texas

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties B|Counties B]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Borden County'' <br>  
 
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Guide to '''Borden County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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[http://www.co.borden.tx.us/ips/cms Borden County Courthouse]<br> 117 E Wasson; PO Box 124<br> Gail, TX 79738<br> Phone: 806.756.4312&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>divorce and court records from 1891, land records from <br>1880 and probate records from 1894<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Borden County, Texas. Page 659 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>divorce and court records from 1891, land records from <br>1880 and probate records from 1894<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Borden County, Texas. Page 659 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
 
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txborden/births_1929_1949.htm Borden County Birth Records 1929-1949] ~ Borden County, TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txborden/births_1929_1949.htm Borden County Birth Records 1929-1949] ~ Borden County, TXGenWeb  

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

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Founded August 21, 1876
County Seat Gail
Courthouse
Address Borden County Courthouse
117 E Wasson
PO Box 124
Gail, TX 79738
Phone: 806.756.4312
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Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
divorce and court records from 1891, land records from
1880 and probate records from 1894[1]

== History ==Local histories are available for Borden County, Texas. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Texas Local Histories.


Parent County

1876--Borden County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Gail [2]

The county was named for Gail Borden Jr., newspaper publisher and founder of the Borden Company.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Towns and Cities:  | Gail | Durham |

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death/burial date and place. For general information about Texas denominations, view the Texas Church Records wiki page.

Court

Land

After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions, including deeds and mortgages, have been recorded by the county. You can obtain copies of these land records by writing to the county clerk at the county courthouse. For more information, see Texas Land and Property.

The Family History Library Catalog lists microfilm copies of deeds, trust deeds, and mortgages of many counties.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Borden County, Texas. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Texas Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Records for 1835 & 1836] Complete List ~ 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

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Borden County, Texas newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Probate

Probate records of Texas have been kept by the probate clerk in each county courthouse. You can obtain copies of the records from the clerk's office. In most counties, all information pertaining to a probate case is recorded in the "probate minutes."

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their places of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records.

See the Wiki page Texas Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.


Taxation

Texas tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties. For more information, see the wiki page Texas Taxation.

Texas County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910 lists FHL films with county tax lists. The lists vary by county and year. Most records are between the years of 1846 - 1910.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. United States Vital Records has additional research guidance on researching and using vital records. See Texas Vital Records for more information about Vital records in Texas or How to order Texas Vital Records


A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health, the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred, ordered electronically online or download an application for Texas Birth and Death Certificate, Marriage or Divorce Verification Application to mail.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

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

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Borden County, Texas. Page 659 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).