Brazos County, Texas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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County Clerk<br> Karen McQueen<br> 300 E. 26th St., Ste. 120, Bryan 77803<br> (979) 361-4135<br> FAX: (979) 361-4125<br>
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County Clerk<br> Karen McQueen<br> 300 E. 26th St., Ste. 120, Bryan 77803<br> (979) 361-4135<br> FAX: (979) 361-4125<br>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
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*[http://www.brazosgenealogy.org/lookups.asp Look-up Volunteers for Brazos County, TXGenWeb]
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*[http://www.brazosgenealogy.org/resource.asp Brazos County Sources and Online Databases]~ Brazos County, TXGenWeb
 
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*[http://www.brazoscountyhistory.org/histmarkers-list Brazos Historical Commission ] Historical Markers of Brazos County
*[[Www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html|Texas Museums]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http"//www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; From the Republic to the Turn of the Century&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; From the Republic to the Turn of the Century&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
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*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site  
[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site  
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==== Military  ====
 
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*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/muster.html Texas Muster Rolls and Military
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Records for 1835 & 1836] Complete List ~ TXGenWeb
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  

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Brazos County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Brazos County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 30, 1841
County Seat Bryan
Courthouse


Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk
Karen McQueen
300 E. 26th St., Ste. 120, Bryan 77803
(979) 361-4135
FAX: (979) 361-4125

History

Parent County

1841--Brazos County was created 30 January 1841 from Robertson and Washington Counties. It was formerly Navasota County, but renamed 28 January 1842. County seat: Bryan [1]

The county was named for the Brazos River

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Towns and Cities: Bryan | College Station | Kurten | Millican | Wixon Valley

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Brazos Historical Commission Historical Markers of Brazos County
  • [http"//www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

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

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Bryan+College Station Public Library System
201 E 26th St
Bryan, TX 77803
Phone: (979) 209-5600
Website


FAMILY HISTORY CENTERS

College Station Texas
2500 Barak Ln
Bryan, Brazos, Texas, United States
Phone: 979-846-3516
Hours: T,Th 10am-1:30pm; T,Th 7pm-9:30pm; 2nd Sat 9am-11am
Closed: Closed all week for the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years

Web Sites

  • TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.
  • Hidden Ancestors  Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.



References

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