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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties D|Counties D]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Delta County'' <br>  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Genealogy|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties D|Counties D]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Delta County'' <br>  
  
Guide to '''Delta County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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Guide to '''Delta County Texas ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1870--'''Delta County was created 29 July 1870 from [[Hopkins County, Texas|Hopkins]] and [[Lamar County, Texas|Lamar]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Cooper <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1870--'''Delta County was created 29 July 1870 from [[Hopkins County, Texas Genealogy|Hopkins]] and [[Lamar County, Texas Genealogy|Lamar]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Cooper <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
Antioch | Ben Franklin | Charleston | Cooper | Crossroads | Friendship | Horton | Jot Em Down (partly in [[Hunt County, Texas|Hunt]] County) | Kensing | Klondike | Lake Creek | Mt. Joy | Pacio | Pecan Gap | Prattville | Racetrack | Rattan | Yowell (partly in [[Hunt County, Texas|Hunt]] County)
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Antioch | Ben Franklin | Charleston | Cooper | Crossroads | Friendship | Horton | Jot Em Down (partly in [[Hunt County, Texas Genealogy|Hunt]] County) | Kensing | Klondike | Lake Creek | Mt. Joy | Pacio | Pecan Gap | Prattville | Racetrack | Rattan | Yowell (partly in [[Hunt County, Texas Genealogy|Hunt]] County)  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Fannin County, Texas|Fannin]]  
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[[Fannin County, Texas Genealogy|Fannin]] {{•}} [[Franklin County, Texas Genealogy|Franklin]] {{•}} [[Hopkins County, Texas Genealogy|Hopkins]] {{•}} [[Hunt County, Texas Genealogy|Hunt]] {{•}} [[Lamar County, Texas Genealogy|Lamar]] {{•}} [[Red River County, Texas Genealogy|Red River]]  
*[[Franklin County, Texas|Franklin]]  
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*[[Hopkins County, Texas|Hopkins]]  
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<center>{{TX Delta County, Texas Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
*[[Hunt County, Texas|Hunt]]  
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*[[Lamar County, Texas|Lamar]]  
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*[[Red River County, Texas|Red River]]
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== African American  ====
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1989155 Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1870](images) - FamilySearch<br>
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/people/african-american/headsofhousehold_1880.htm 1880 African-American Head of Households]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Delta County TXGenWeb<br>
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/people/african-american/headsofhousehold_1900.htm 1900 African-American Head of Households]&nbsp; Delta County TXGenWeb<br>
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/TX/texas.htm Texas African American Griots]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com AfriGeneas]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;African Ancestored Genealogy
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/african/texas/index.htm Texas African American Genealogy]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Access Genealogy<br>
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.
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| width="31%" bgcolor="#ffff99" align="center" | '''Online Grave Transcripts'''
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| width="31%" bgcolor="#dbbff7" align="center" | '''Published Grave Transcripts'''
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| bgcolor="#dbeadc" align="center" | '''County Cemetery Directories'''
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[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#eddffb" | {{FHL|651030|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2579 Findagrave.com ]
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[http://www.interment.net/us/tx/index.htm Interment.net]
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| bgcolor="#eddffb" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3ACemeteries+Texas+Delta+County&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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[http://www.namesinstone.com/CemeteryList.aspx Names in Stone]
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[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html USGenWeb]
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[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/index.php#cemetery=undefined&action=search_cemetery Billion Graves ]
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[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/index.php#cemetery Billion Graves]
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[http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/Etx/Delta/ListDelta.html Cemeteries of Texas]<br>
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| colspan="3" | See [[Texas Cemeteries|Texas Cemeteries]] for more information.
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===== Additional Cemetery Sources  =====
  
 
*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/places/cemeteries/index.htm#C Delta County Cemetery List] &nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/places/cemeteries/index.htm#C Delta County Cemetery List] &nbsp;TXGenWeb  
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/resources/census/yr1880/index.htm 1880 United States Texas Delta County Census] -&nbsp; Delta County TXGenWeb<br>
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/resources/census/yr1900/index.htm 1900 United States Texas Delta County Census] - Delta County TXGenWeb<br>
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/construction.htm 1910 United States Texas Delta County Census] - Delta County TXGenWeb<br>
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/resources/census/enumerators/enumerators.htm Enumerators List 1880 – 1930] - Delta County TXGenWeb
  
 
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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{{TX Land}}  
 
{{TX Land}}  
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/delta/land/delta.txt Original Land Owners of Texas] - USGenWeb Archives Project  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/delta/land/delta.txt Original Land Owners of Texas] - USGenWeb Archives Project  
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/places/deeds_land/land_grants.htm Land Indices] - TXGenWeb
  
[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/places/deeds_land/land_grants.htm Land Indices] - TXGenWeb
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==== Local Histories  ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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{{TX County Histories}}  
{{TX County Histories}}
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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[[Image:Txdelta.jpg|600px|Txdelta.jpg]]
  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.  
 
*[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  ====
 
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*1838 - 1900 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2059 Texas Muster Roll Index Cards 1838-1900] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*1845 - 1848 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2058 US American Volunteer Soldiers Mexican War 1845-1848] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*[https://www.tsl.texas.gov/apps/arc/pensions/ Confederate Pension Applications] ~ Texas State Library and Archives Commission
 
*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/events/military/text/fighting_men_of_delta_index.htm Fighting Men of Delta County] - USGenWeb  
 
*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/events/military/text/fighting_men_of_delta_index.htm Fighting Men of Delta County] - USGenWeb  
 
*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/events/military/hd_text/hon_discharge_index.htm Military Honorable Discharge Records] - USGenWeb  
 
*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/events/military/hd_text/hon_discharge_index.htm Military Honorable Discharge Records] - USGenWeb  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/delta/military/ww2/other/worldwar69gmt.txt Army and Air Force Casualties] - USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/delta/military/ww2/other/worldwar69gmt.txt Army and Air Force Casualties] - USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/delta/military/ww2/other/wwiihono12nmt.txt Honor List of Dead and Missing] - &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/delta/military/ww2/other/wwiihono12nmt.txt Honor List of Dead and Missing] - &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/events/military/veterans_record/vetbkindex.htm Veteran's Record Book] - TXGenWeb
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/events/military/veterans_record/vetbkindex.htm Veteran's Record Book] - TXGenWeb  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1932381 Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers],&nbsp; 1861-1865 - FamilySearch<br>
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1932425 Texas, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers], 1861-1865 - FamilySearch<br>
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{TX Newspaper Abstracts|Delta}}  
 
{{TX Newspaper Abstracts|Delta}}  
  
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==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
  
[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/people/obituaries/index.htm Obituaries of Delta County] - TXGenWeb  
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/people/obituaries/index.htm Obituaries of Delta County] - TXGenWeb<br>
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~ Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project] ~ Texas
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-TX-NDX.html Obituary Depot ] ~ Texas Newspaper Citations
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaries.html Obituary Project] ~ Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times ] ~ Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
  
==== Probate ====
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==== Probate ====
{{TX Probate Intro}}
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==== Taxation ====
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{{TX Probate Intro}}
{{TX Tax Intro}}
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2016287 Texas, Probate Records, 1800-1990] (images) - FamilySearch<br>
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
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==== Taxation ====
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{{TX Tax Intro}}  
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{TX Vital Intro}}  
 
{{TX Vital Intro}}  
  
*[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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===== Birth  =====
*[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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''Online Birth Indexes and Records''
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1803956 Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1935] (images and index) - FamilySearch<br>
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1949342 Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997&nbsp;] (index)-&nbsp; FamilySearch<br>
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<br> ''Original Birth Records on Microfilm''
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===== Marriage  =====
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''Online Marriage Indexes and Records''
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/delta/deltatoc.htm Delta County Marriage Records ]- USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/delta/deltatoc.htm Delta County Marriage Records ]- USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/delta/vitals/divorces/ Divorces] - USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1803987 Texas County Marriage Records, 1837-1977] - FamilySearch.&nbsp;&nbsp;Index to a variety of marriage records (registers, licenses, intentions to marry, etc.) from select counties in Texas.<br>
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1681052 Texas, Marriages, 1837-1973&nbsp;]&nbsp; &nbsp;- &nbsp;FamilySearch record collection
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/2031191 Texas, Marriages, 1966-2010]&nbsp; &nbsp;- &nbsp;FamilySearch record collection
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*1814 - 1909 and 1966 - 2011 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8795 Texas Marriage Collection 1814-1909 and 1966-2011] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1837 - 1977 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60183 Texas Select County Marriage Index 1837-1977] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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''Original Marriage Records on Microfilm''
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===== Death  =====
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''Online Death Indexes and Records''
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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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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1949337 ''Texas, Death Index, 1903-2000''] (index) - FamilySearch<br>
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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.<br>
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1681049 Texas, Deaths and Burials, 1903-1973]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~ FamilySearch records collection
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*1977 - 1986 {{RecordSearch|1930157|Texas Deaths 1977-1986}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*[http://www.footnote.com Footnote.com] ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_479/texas_death_certificates Texas Death Certificates 1890-1976] available online.
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*1903 - 1982 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?=2272 Texas Death Certificates 1903-1982] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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''Original Death Records on Microfilm''
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===== Divorce  =====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/delta/vitals/divorces/ Divorces] - USGenWeb Archives Project  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/2038378 Texas Divorce Index &nbsp;1968-2010] &nbsp; &nbsp;FamilySearch records
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/Texas/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorces&nbsp; 1968 - 2005&nbsp;] (index)&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*1968 - 2011 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8794 Texas Divorces 1968-2011] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb project] -&nbsp; May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Delta|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/tx/delta/ Delta County] -&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/txfiles.htm USGenWeb Archives Project]
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*[http://txgenweb.org TXGenWeb]
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Delta|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
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Guide to Delta County Texas ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Contents

County Courthouse

Delta County Courthouse
200 W Dallas Avenue
Cooper, TX 75432
Phone: 903.395.4110

County Clerk has birth, probate, and court records from 1903,
marriage records from 1870, death records from 1916 and land records[1]

History

Sometimes referred to as the Vetch Capital of the World. The first settlers arrived in the early 1840's.

Parent County

1870--Delta County was created 29 July 1870 from Hopkins and Lamar Counties. County seat: Cooper [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Delta County border changes.

Record Loss

1899--The Delta County Courthouse at Cooper was destroyed by fire on 9 March 1899. Nearly all of the county records were stored in a fireproof vault and were saved. Records in the district clerk's office, probably records on current cases, were destroyed.[3]

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Antioch | Ben Franklin | Charleston | Cooper | Crossroads | Friendship | Horton | Jot Em Down (partly in Hunt County) | Kensing | Klondike | Lake Creek | Mt. Joy | Pacio | Pecan Gap | Prattville | Racetrack | Rattan | Yowell (partly in Hunt County)

Neighboring Counties

Fannin  • Franklin  • Hopkins  • Hunt  • Lamar  • Red River

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Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.

Online Grave Transcripts Published Grave Transcripts County Cemetery Directories

Findagrave.com

Family History Library

Findagrave.com

Interment.net

WorldCat

Names in Stone

USGenWeb


Billion Graves

Billion Graves


Cemeteries of Texas



Names in Stone



See Texas Cemeteries for more information.
Additional Cemetery Sources

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18805,597
18909,11762.9%
190015,24967.3%
191014,566−4.5%
192015,8879.1%
193013,138−17.3%
194012,858−2.1%
19508,964−30.3%
19605,860−34.6%
19704,927−15.9%
19804,839−1.8%
19904,8570.4%
20005,3279.7%
20105,231−1.8%



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 FamilySearch Catalog lists microfilm copies of deeds, trust deeds, and mortgages of many counties.


Local Histories

Local histories are available for Delta County, Texas Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Texas Local Histories.

Maps

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Military

Newspapers

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

Obituaries

Probate

Probate records of Texas have been kept by the probate clerk in each county courthouse. You can obtain copies of the records from the clerk's office. In most counties, all information pertaining to a probate case is recorded in the "probate minutes."

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their places of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records.

See the Wiki page Texas Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Taxation

Texas tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties. For more information, see the wiki page Texas Taxation.

Texas County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910 lists FHL films with county tax lists. The lists vary by county and year. Most records are between the years of 1846 - 1910.

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, ordered electronically online or download an application for Texas Birth and Death Certificate, Marriage or Divorce Verification Application to mail.

Birth

Online Birth Indexes and Records


Original Birth Records on Microfilm

Marriage

Online Marriage Indexes and Records

Original Marriage Records on Microfilm

Death

Online Death Indexes and Records


Original Death Records on Microfilm

Divorce

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Delta County, Texas. Page 662 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).
  3. GenDisasters.com - Cooper, TX Delta County Courthouse Fire, Mar 1899 http://www3.gendisasters.com/texas/17957/cooper-tx-delta-county-courthouse-fire-mar-1899

 

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