Concho County, Texas

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Guide to '''Concho County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.concho.tx.us/ips/cms Concho County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 98<br> Paint Rock, TX 76866-0098<br> Phone: 915.732.4322&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth records from 1800,<br>marriage, probate and land records from 1879, <br>burial records from 1883, death records from 1903, <br>divorce and court records from 1907<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Concho County, Texas. Page 661 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1858--'''Concho County was created 1 February 1858 from [[Bexar County, Texas|Bexar]] County. '''County seat:''' Paint Rock <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1858--'''Concho County was created 1 February 1858 from [[Bexar County, Texas|Bexar]] County. The county was not organized until 1879.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Paint Rock <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
Concho, Eden, Eola, Lightner, Lowake, Millersview, Paint Rock, Pasche, and Vick.<br>
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Concho | Eden | Eola | Lightner | Lowake | Millersview | Paint Rock | Pasche | Vick<br>  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/concho/cemeteries/eden1.txt Old Eden Cemetery] - partial transcription &nbsp;- &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/concho/cemeteries/paintrk2.txt Paint Rock Cemetery ]- partial transcription &nbsp;- &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=2567 FindAGrave] - Concho County cemeteries
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==== Census  ====
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{{USCensusPop
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|1880= 800
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|1890= 1065
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|1900= 1427
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|1910= 6654
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|1920= 5847
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|1930= 7645
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|1940= 6192
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|1950= 5078
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|1960= 3672
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|1970= 2937
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|1980= 2915
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|1990= 3044
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|2000= 3966
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|2010= 4087
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/concho/census/1880/ 1880 Federal Tax images] - USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/concho/census/1900 1900 Federal Tax images] &nbsp;- &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/concho/census/1910/ 1910 Federal Tax images] - &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/concho/census/1920/ 1920 Federal Tax Image] - USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/concho/land/concho.txt Original Land Owners of Texas] - USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*''Concho County History: 1858-1958,'' 2 vols., 1959, by Hazie LeFevre.<br>
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*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcc21 Concho County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.<br>
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txconcho/biblio.htm Concho County Bibliography] - &nbsp;TXGenWeb
  
 
==== 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 TXGenWeb site.
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/concho/military/concho.txt Fort Concho Cemetery Removal] - &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/concho/military/civilwar/pensions/conchcsa.txt Confederate Pension Applications] &nbsp;- &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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==== Newspapers ====
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{{TX Newspaper Abstracts|Concho}}
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==== Obituaries ====
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txconcho/obituaries.htm Concho County Obituaries] - &nbsp;TXGenWeb
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
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*''Marriage Records 1879-1920, Concho County,'' 2002, published by the San Angelo Genealogical and Historical Society, 74 pages including an index. Available from the [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txsaghs/books/books.htm San Angelo Genealogical and Historical Society]
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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  
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*Concho County Marriage Records - &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*Concho County Divorce Records - &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.txgenweb.org/index.htm TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county&nbsp;  
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txconcho/ Concho County, TXGenWeb site]
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txconcho/ http://www.txgenweb6.org/txconcho/]
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*[http://www.txgenweb.org/index.htm TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county&nbsp;  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193314&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Concho&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Concho|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}&nbsp;
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
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[[Texas, Concho County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Texas, Concho County&nbsp;Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Concho County Courthouse
PO Box 98
Paint Rock, TX 76866-0098
Phone: 915.732.4322 

County Clerk has birth records from 1800,
marriage, probate and land records from 1879,
burial records from 1883, death records from 1903,
divorce and court records from 1907[1]

History

Parent County

1858--Concho County was created 1 February 1858 from Bexar County. The county was not organized until 1879.  County seat: Paint Rock [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Concho | Eden | Eola | Lightner | Lowake | Millersview | Paint Rock | Pasche | Vick

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1880800
18901,06533.1%
19001,42734.0%
19106,654366.3%
19205,847−12.1%
19307,64530.8%
19406,192−19.0%
19505,078−18.0%
19603,672−27.7%
19702,937−20.0%
19802,915−0.7%
19903,0444.4%
20003,96630.3%
20104,0873.1%

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Concho County, Texas newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Concho County Obituaries -  TXGenWeb

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. United States Vital Records has additional research guidance on researching and using vital records. See Texas Vital Records for more information about Vital records in Texas or How to order Texas Vital Records

A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health, the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred or ordered electronically online

  • Marriage Records 1879-1920, Concho County, 2002, published by the San Angelo Genealogical and Historical Society, 74 pages including an index. Available from the San Angelo Genealogical and Historical Society
  • 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
  • Concho County Marriage Records -  USGenWeb Archives Project
  • Concho County Divorce Records -  USGenWeb Archives Project

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Texas, Concho County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Concho County, Texas. Page 661 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).