Camp County, Texas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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'''1874--'''Camp County was created 6 April 1874 from [[Upshur County, Texas|Upshur]] County. '''County seat:''' Pittsburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1874--'''Camp County was created 6 April 1874 from [[Upshur County, Texas|Upshur]] County. '''County seat:''' Pittsburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
The county was named for John Lafayette Camp, political leader. John Lafayette Camp, soldier and political leader, was born on February 20, 1828, near Birmingham, Alabama, the son of John Lay and Elizabeth (Brown) Camp.
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The county was named for John Lafayette Camp, political leader. John Lafayette Camp, soldier and political leader, was born on February 20, 1828, near Birmingham, Alabama, the son of John Lay and Elizabeth (Brown) Camp.  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
'''Town and Cities''':&nbsp; | Lee | Newsom | Pittsburg | Rocky Mound |
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'''Town and Cities''':&nbsp; | Lee | Newsom | Pittsburg | Rocky Mound |  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Franklin_County,_Texas|Franklin]]
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*[[Franklin County, Texas|Franklin]]  
*[[Morris County, Texas|Morris]]
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*[[Morris County, Texas|Morris]]  
*[[Titus County, Texas|Titus]]
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*[[Titus County, Texas|Titus]]  
*[[Upshur County, Texas|Upshur]]
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*[[Upshur County, Texas|Upshur]]  
 
*[[Wood County, Texas|Wood]]
 
*[[Wood County, Texas|Wood]]
  
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[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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[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site  
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====

Revision as of 22:29, 25 August 2010

United States  > Texas > Counties C > Camp County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

The first settlement was in 1854 at Pittsburg.

Parent County

1874--Camp County was created 6 April 1874 from Upshur County. County seat: Pittsburg [1]

The county was named for John Lafayette Camp, political leader. John Lafayette Camp, soldier and political leader, was born on February 20, 1828, near Birmingham, Alabama, the son of John Lay and Elizabeth (Brown) Camp.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Town and Cities:  | Lee | Newsom | Pittsburg | Rocky Mound |

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Texas 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

Web Sites

  • TEXAS GenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.

References

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