Harris County, Texas Genealogy

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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
Baytown | Bellaire | Bunker Hill Village | Deer Park | El Lago | Fairbanks | Galena Park | Hedwig Village | Hilshire Village | Houston | Humble | Hunters Creek Village | Jacinto City | Jersey Village | Katy (partly in [[Fort Bend County, Texas | Fort Bend]] and [[Waller County, Texas | Waller]] Counties) | La Porte | Morgans Point | Nassau Bay | Pasadena | Piney Point Village | Seabrook | Shore Acres | South Houston | Southside Place | Spring Valley Village | Taylor Lake Village | Tomball | Webster | West University Place<br>
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Baytown | Bellaire | Bunker Hill Village | Deer Park | El Lago | Fairbanks | Galena Park | Hedwig Village | Hilshire Village | Houston | Humble | Hunters Creek Village | Jacinto City | Jersey Village | Katy (partly in [[Fort Bend County, Texas|Fort Bend]] and [[Waller County, Texas|Waller]] Counties) | La Porte | Morgans Point | Nassau Bay | Pasadena | Piney Point Village | Seabrook | Shore Acres | South Houston | Southside Place | Spring Valley Village | Taylor Lake Village | Tomball | Webster | West University Place<br>
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== 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
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
[http://www.houstonchronicle.com Houston Chronicle] Newspaper
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txthags/obits.htm Kingwood Observer Obituary Index] 1993-2008
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txthags/obits.htm Kingwood Observer Obituary Index] 1993-2008  
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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*[http://www.hpl.lib.tx.us/clayton Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research]<br>5300 Caroline <br>Houston, Texas Part of the Houston Public Library system it is on its own two full city block complex with multiple buildings. One of the nations' "top ten," and the "jewel" in Houston's genealogy crown.  
 
*[http://www.hpl.lib.tx.us/clayton Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research]<br>5300 Caroline <br>Houston, Texas Part of the Houston Public Library system it is on its own two full city block complex with multiple buildings. One of the nations' "top ten," and the "jewel" in Houston's genealogy crown.  
*[http://www.baytownhistory.org/ Baytown Historical Preservation Association ]<br> PO Box 1244 <br> Baytown TX 77522-1244.<br>Living History Museum Complex at the Republic of Texas Plaza <br> 5117 North Main St.  
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*[http://www.baytownhistory.org/ Baytown Historical Preservation Association ]<br>PO Box 1244 <br>Baytown TX 77522-1244.<br>Living History Museum Complex at the Republic of Texas Plaza <br>5117 North Main St.  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txthags/ Humble Area Genealogical Society] <br>Following ancestral footsteps in and around Atascocita, Crosby, Huffman, Kingwood, New Caney, Porter, Splendora, and Humble, Texas.  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txthags/ Humble Area Genealogical Society] <br>Following ancestral footsteps in and around Atascocita, Crosby, Huffman, Kingwood, New Caney, Porter, Splendora, and Humble, Texas.  
 
*[http://www.chaparralgensoc.org/ Chaparral Genealogical Society]<br>310 North Live Oak <br>P.O. Box 606, Tomball, TX. 77377-0606<br>281-516-7417<br>Library Hours: Mon.- Wed. 10-2 Sat. 10-2<br>Closed 4th Sat. of every month. <br>
 
*[http://www.chaparralgensoc.org/ Chaparral Genealogical Society]<br>310 North Live Oak <br>P.O. Box 606, Tomball, TX. 77377-0606<br>281-516-7417<br>Library Hours: Mon.- Wed. 10-2 Sat. 10-2<br>Closed 4th Sat. of every month. <br>
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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1836--Harris County was created 17 March 1836 from Old Mexican Municipality. County seat: Houston [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Baytown | Bellaire | Bunker Hill Village | Deer Park | El Lago | Fairbanks | Galena Park | Hedwig Village | Hilshire Village | Houston | Humble | Hunters Creek Village | Jacinto City | Jersey Village | Katy (partly in Fort Bend and Waller Counties) | La Porte | Morgans Point | Nassau Bay | Pasadena | Piney Point Village | Seabrook | Shore Acres | South Houston | Southside Place | Spring Valley Village | Taylor Lake Village | Tomball | Webster | West University Place

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

At Rest: A Historical Directory of Harris County, Texas Cemeteries (1822-2001) Including Burial Customs and Other Interesting Facts, With a Listing of Past and Present Communities, Funeral Homes and Monument Companies, by Trevia Wooster Beverly,  Houston: Tejas Publications & Research, c. 1995; 2001.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

Houston Chronicle Newspaper

Kingwood Observer Obituary Index 1993-2008

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 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.

Societies and Libraries

Websites

References

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