Chambers County, Texas Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Texas|Texas]]&nbsp;&gt;Chambers County'' <br>  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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The first permanent settlement began in 1821 when the Spanish established a fortress at Anahuac and allowed American colonists to enter.
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Chambers County was created and organized 12 February 1858 from Jefferson and Liberty counties. Courthouse and most, if not all, county records were destroyed by fire on 2 December 1875. County seat: Wallisville (1858-1908); Anahuac (1908-present). The first permanent settlement began in 1821 when the Spanish established a fortress at Anahuac and allowed American colonists to enter.
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'''1858--'''Chambers County was created 12 February 1858 from Jefferson and Liberty Counties. '''County seat:''' Anahuac <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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Courthouse and most, if not all, county records were destroyed by fire on 2 December 1875.
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193270&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Chambers&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193270&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Chambers&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
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Revision as of 18:53, 14 October 2008

United States  > Texas > C Counties > Chambers County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

The first permanent settlement began in 1821 when the Spanish established a fortress at Anahuac and allowed American colonists to enter.

Parent County

1858--Chambers County was created 12 February 1858 from Jefferson and Liberty Counties. County seat: Anahuac [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Courthouse and most, if not all, county records were destroyed by fire on 2 December 1875.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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