Denton County, Texas Genealogy

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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Texas|Texas]]&nbsp;&gt; [[Texas Counties D|Counties D]]&gt; Denton County'' <br>
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Texas|Texas]]&nbsp;&gt; [[Texas Counties D|Counties D]]&gt; Denton County'' <br>{{Adoption Hidden Ancestors}}{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Deaf Smith County
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| county_map = Tx-deafsmith.png
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| state = Texas
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| founded year = 1846
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| founded date = April 11
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| seat wl = Denton
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argyle,_Texas Argyle ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aubrey,_Texas Aubrey ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bartonville,_Texas Bartonville ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bartonville,_Texas Bolivar] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrollton,_Texas Carrollton †] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coppell,_Texas Coppell † ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copper_Canyon Copper Canyon ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corinth,_Texas Corinth ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corral_City,_Texas Corral City] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cross_Roads,_Texas Cross Roads] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dallas,_Texas Dallas †] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denton,_Texas Denton ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DISH,_Texas DISH ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double_Oak,_Texas Double Oak ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabethtown,_Texas Elizabethtown ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flower_Mound,_Texas Flower Mound] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Worth,_Texas Fort Worth † ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frisco,_Texas Frisco † ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hackberry,_Texas Hackberry ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haslet,_Texas Haslet † ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hebron,_Texas Hebron ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hickory_Creek,_Texas Hickory Creek ]<br>• Highland Village <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justin,_Texas Justin ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krugerville,_Texas Krugerville ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krum,_Texas Krum ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Dallas,_Texas Lake Dallas ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lakewood_Village,_Texas Lakewood Village ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewisville,_Texas Lewisville] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_Park,_Texas Lincoln Park ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Elm,_Texas Little Elm ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northlake,_Texas Northlake ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oak_Point,_Texas Oak Point] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilot_Point,_Texas Pilot Point] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plano,_Texas Plano †] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ponder,_Texas Ponder ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prosper,_Texas Prosper † ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roanoke,_Texas Roanoke ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanger,_Texas Sanger ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shady_Shores,_Texas Shady Shores ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southlake,_Texas Southlake † ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Colony,_Texas The Colony] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Colony,_Texas Trophy Club] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westlake,_Texas Westlake †]
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† only a small part of the city extends into Denton County<br>
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
[http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/etx/denton/listdenton.html Denton County Cemeteries] Online
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb
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*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-TX-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
Denton County Texas Churches[http://www.dentoncountytexas.us/Churches/churches_index.htm www.dentoncountytexas.us/Churches/churches_index.htm]  
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/texas.htm Texas Christian Church Directory ]~ ChurchAngel
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*[http://www.dioceseofbmt.org/parishes/index.html Catholic Parishes in Texas]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
*[http://justice.dentoncounty.com/ Court Records Search]
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==== Land  ====
  
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==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
  
 
==== 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.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; From the Republic to the Turn of the Century&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/veterans/veterans.htm Honoring Our Veterans] ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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*[http://www.hometownnews.com/tx.htm Home Town News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper Index with links
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*[http://newslink.org/txnews.html Newslink]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)
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*[http://theoldentimes.com/oldtexas_main.html The Olden Times]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Historic Texas News Online
  
• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argyle,_Texas Argyle ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aubrey,_Texas Aubrey ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bartonville,_Texas Bartonville ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bartonville,_Texas Bolivar] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrollton,_Texas Carrollton †] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coppell,_Texas Coppell † ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copper_Canyon Copper Canyon ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corinth,_Texas Corinth ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corral_City,_Texas Corral City] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cross_Roads,_Texas Cross Roads] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dallas,_Texas Dallas †] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denton,_Texas Denton ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DISH,_Texas DISH ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double_Oak,_Texas Double Oak ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabethtown,_Texas Elizabethtown ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flower_Mound,_Texas Flower Mound] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Worth,_Texas Fort Worth † ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frisco,_Texas Frisco † ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hackberry,_Texas Hackberry ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haslet,_Texas Haslet † ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hebron,_Texas Hebron ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hickory_Creek,_Texas Hickory Creek ]<br>• Highland Village <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justin,_Texas Justin ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krugerville,_Texas Krugerville ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krum,_Texas Krum ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Dallas,_Texas Lake Dallas ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lakewood_Village,_Texas Lakewood Village ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewisville,_Texas Lewisville] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_Park,_Texas Lincoln Park ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Elm,_Texas Little Elm ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northlake,_Texas Northlake ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oak_Point,_Texas Oak Point] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilot_Point,_Texas Pilot Point] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plano,_Texas Plano †] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ponder,_Texas Ponder ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prosper,_Texas Prosper † ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roanoke,_Texas Roanoke ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanger,_Texas Sanger ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shady_Shores,_Texas Shady Shores ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southlake,_Texas Southlake † ]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Colony,_Texas The Colony] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Colony,_Texas Trophy Club] <br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westlake,_Texas Westlake †]
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
† only a small part of the city extends into Denton County<br>
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; 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&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; 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&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
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==== &nbsp;Probate  ====
 
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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.  
 
*[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.  
*[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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*[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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*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== 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://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193369&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Denton&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193369&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Denton&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  

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Deaf Smith County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Deaf Smith County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 11, 1846
County Seat Denton
Courthouse



Contents

County Courthouse

TexasDentonCourthouse.jpg

History

Parent County

1846--Denton County was created 11 April 1846 from Fannin County. County seat: Denton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1875--Courthouse and almost all county records were destroyed by fire in December 1875.

Local History

http://dentoncounty.com/history.asp

Places/Localities

Populated Places

= source

ref /Wikipedia.com/ ref

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Populated Places

Argyle
Aubrey
Bartonville
Bolivar
Carrollton †
Coppell †
Copper Canyon
Corinth
Corral City
Cross Roads
Dallas †
Denton
DISH
Double Oak
Elizabethtown
Flower Mound
Fort Worth †
Frisco †
Hackberry
Haslet †
Hebron
Hickory Creek
• Highland Village
Justin
Krugerville
Krum
Lake Dallas
Lakewood Village
Lewisville
Lincoln Park
Little Elm
Northlake
Oak Point
Pilot Point
Plano †
Ponder
Prosper †
Roanoke
Sanger
Shady Shores
Southlake †
The Colony
Trophy Club
Westlake †

† only a small part of the city extends into Denton County

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Maps

Military

  • Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Fallen Heroes  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors

Newspapers

Obituaries



 Probate

Taxation

Vital Records



Societies and Libraries

  • Libraries in Denton County, Texas 

    dentoncounty.com/other/libraries.asp 

 Genealogy Society In formation and Activities of Denton County, Texas

  www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txdcgs/

Web Sites

References

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