Chambers County, Texas Genealogy

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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.  
 
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>  
 
'''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  ====
Courthouse and most, if not all, county records were destroyed by fire on 2 December 1875.
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Courthouse and most, if not all, county records were destroyed by fire on 2 December 1875.  
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 19:41, 27 October 2008

United States  > Texas > Counties C > 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).