Duval County, Texas

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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]] Duval County'' <br>{{Adoption Hidden Ancestors}} {{Infobox U.S. County
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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]] Duval County'' <br>  
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Guide to '''Duval County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse<br>  ==
 
== County Courthouse<br>  ==
  
[http://courthouse.duval-county.net/defaultFF.htm Duval County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 248<br> San Diego, TX 78384-1816<br> Phone: 512.279.3322 <br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage, probate and land records from from 1877 <br>and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Duval County, Texas. Page 663 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://courthouse.duval-county.net/defaultFF.htm Duval County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 248<br> San Diego, TX 78384-1816<br> Phone: 512.279.3322 <br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage, probate and land records from from 1877 <br>and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Duval County, Texas. Page 663 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
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*[http://www.hometownnews.com/tx.htm Home Town News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper Index with links  
 
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1375599Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1375599Texas 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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Guide to Duval County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Courthouse

Duval County Courthouse
PO Box 248
San Diego, TX 78384-1816
Phone: 512.279.3322

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage, probate and land records from from 1877
and court records[1]

History

The earliest settlment was by Mexican ranchers in the early 1800's.

Parent County

1858--Duval County was created 1 February 1858 from Live Oak, Nueces, and Starr Counties. County seat: San Diego [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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

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

Obituaries

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

Societies and Libraries

Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Duval County, Texas. Page 663 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).