Cottle County, Texas

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties C|Counties C]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Cottle County'' <br>
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Guide to '''Cottle 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://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/TX_Cottle.htm Cottle County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 717<br> Paducah, TX 78248<br> Phone: 806.492.3823&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, burial, probate <br>and court records and land records from 1892<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cottle County, Texas. Page 661 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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Adopted by TXGenWeb Cottle County<br>Vickye White
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1876--'''Cottle County was created 21 August 1876 from Fannin Land District and organized in January 1892. From 1877 until January 1892 Cottle County was attached to to Childress County for judicial purposes. '''County seat:''' Paducah <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1876--'''Cottle County was created 21 August 1876 from Fannin Land District. '''County seat:''' Paducah <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  ====
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Cee Vee | Chalk | Dunlap | Paducah | Swearingen<br>
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Childress County, Texas|Childress]]
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*[[Dickens County, Texas|Dickens]]
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*[[Foard County, Texas|Foard]]
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*[[Hall County, Texas|Hall]]
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*[[Hardeman County, Texas|Hardeman]]
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*[[King County, Texas|King]]
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*[[Motley County, Texas|Motley]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/cottle/cemetery/gardenofmemories.txt Garden of Memories Cemeteries ]- USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcottle/cemeteries.html Cottle County Cemeteries ]- &nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=2570 FindAGrave] - Cottle County cemeteries
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/tx/cottle.htm Cottle County Cemeteries] - Interment.net
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*[http://historictexascemeteries.com/cottle/cottle-county-cemeteries Cottle County Cemeteries] maps, transcriptions, informatoin
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==== Census  ====
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{{USCensusPop
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|1880= 24
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|1890= 240
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|1900= 1002
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|1910= 4396
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|1920= 6901
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|1930= 9395
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|1940= 7079
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|1950= 6099
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|1960= 4207
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|1970= 3204
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|1980= 2947
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|1990= 2247
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|2000= 1904
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|2010= 1505
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}} [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/cottle/census/1880/1880cott.txt 1880 Federal Census] - transcription - USGenWeb Archives Project
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==== Church  ====
 
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/cottle/land/cottle.txt Original Landowners of Texas] - USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/cottle/cottletoc.htm Cottle County Photographs] - USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcottle/veterans.html Cottle County Veterans ]- TXGenWeb
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcottle/ww2news.html Cottle County WWII Military News ]- TXGenWeb
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==== Newspapers ====
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{{TX Newspaper Abstracts|Cottle}}
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==== Obituaries ====
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcottle/obitsmainpg.html Cottle County Obituaries] - TXGenWeb
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{TX Vital Intro}}
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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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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/cottle/vitals/marriages/ Cottle County Marriages] - USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/cottle/vitals/divorces/ Cottle County Divorces] - USGenWet Archives Project
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193326&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Cottle&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Cottle|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Cottle_County,_Texas]]
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Cottle County Courthouse
PO Box 717
Paducah, TX 78248
Phone: 806.492.3823 

County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, burial, probate
and court records and land records from 1892[1]


Adopted by TXGenWeb Cottle County
Vickye White

History

Parent County

1876--Cottle County was created 21 August 1876 from Fannin Land District. County seat: Paducah [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cee Vee | Chalk | Dunlap | Paducah | Swearingen

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
188024
1890240900.0%
19001,002317.5%
19104,396338.7%
19206,90157.0%
19309,39536.1%
19407,079−24.7%
19506,099−13.8%
19604,207−31.0%
19703,204−23.8%
19802,947−8.0%
19902,247−23.8%
20001,904−15.3%
20101,505−21.0%
1880 Federal Census - transcription - USGenWeb Archives Project



Church

Court

Land

After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions, including deeds and mortgages, have been recorded by the county. You can obtain copies of these land records by writing to the county clerk at the county courthouse. For more information, see Texas Land and Property.

The Family History Library Catalog lists microfilm copies of deeds, trust deeds, and mortgages of many counties.

Original Landowners of Texas - USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

Cottle County Photographs - USGenWeb Archives Project

Maps

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

Military

Cottle County Veterans - TXGenWeb

Cottle County WWII Military News - TXGenWeb

Newspapers

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

Obituaries

Cottle 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

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cottle 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).