Carson County, Texas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.co.carson.tx.us/ips/cms Carson County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 487<br> Panhandle, TX 79068<br> Phone: 806.537.3873&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage records from 1888, divorce records from 1902,<br> probate records from 1907 and land&nbsp;records&nbsp;from 1883<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Carson County, Texas. Page 660 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.co.carson.tx.us/ips/cms Carson County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 487<br> Panhandle, TX 79068<br> Phone: 806.537.3873&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage records from 1888, divorce records from 1902,<br> probate records from 1907 and land&nbsp;records&nbsp;from 1883<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Carson County, Texas. Page 660 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
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'''1876--'''Carson County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Panhandle <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1876--'''Carson County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Panhandle <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
The county was named for Samuel P. Carson, congressman and Republic of Texas secretary of state. (1798-1838). Samuel Price Carson, planter and lawmaker, son of John and Mary (Moffitt) Carson, was born at Pleasant Gardens, North Carolina, on January 22, 1798.<br>
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The county was named for Samuel P. Carson, congressman and Republic of Texas secretary of state. (1798-1838). Samuel Price Carson, planter and lawmaker, son of John and Mary (Moffitt) Carson, was born at Pleasant Gardens, North Carolina, on January 22, 1798.<br>  
  
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Carson County Courthouse
PO Box 487
Panhandle, TX 79068
Phone: 806.537.3873 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage records from 1888, divorce records from 1902,
probate records from 1907 and land records from 1883[1]

History

First settled by Mexican farmers and ranchers in the early 1800's.

Parent County

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

The county was named for Samuel P. Carson, congressman and Republic of Texas secretary of state. (1798-1838). Samuel Price Carson, planter and lawmaker, son of John and Mary (Moffitt) Carson, was born at Pleasant Gardens, North Carolina, on January 22, 1798.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Towns and Cities: | Groom | Panhandle | Skellytown | White Deer |

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Carson County, Texas. Page 660 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).