Harrison County, Texas Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties H|Counties H]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Harrison County'' <br>  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties H|Counties H]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Harrison County'' <br>  
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Guide to '''Harrison County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:TexasHarrisonCourthouse.jpg|thumb|right|400px]][http://www.co.harrison.tx.us/ Harrison County Courthouse&nbsp;]<br> PO Box 1365<br> Marshall, Texas 75671<br> Phone: 903.935.4858<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death<br> records from 1903, marriage, land<br> and probate records from 1800<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harrison County, Texas. Page 665 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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[[Image:TexasHarrisonCourthouse.jpg|thumb|right|400px|TexasHarrisonCourthouse.jpg]][http://www.co.harrison.tx.us/ Harrison County Courthouse&nbsp;]<br> PO Box 1365<br> Marshall, Texas 75671<br> Phone: 903.935.4858<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death<br> records from 1903, marriage, land<br> and probate records from 1800<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harrison County, Texas. Page 665 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/harrison/cemeteries/elysian1.txt Elysian Fields Cemetery (Old Town)] ~ USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/harrison/cemeteries/elysian1.txt Elysian Fields Cemetery (Old Town)] ~ USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/harrison/cemeteries/elysian2.txt Elysian Fields Cemetery (New Town)] ~ USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/harrison/cemeteries/elysian2.txt Elysian Fields Cemetery (New Town)] ~ USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.txgenweb8.org/txharrison/CemeteryIndex.htm Harrison County Cemeteries] ~ ;TXGenWeb  
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*[http://www.txgenweb8.org/txharrison/CemeteryIndex.htm Harrison County Cemeteries] ~&nbsp;;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/harrison/cemeteries/lagrones.txt LaGrone's Chapel Cemetery&nbsp;] ~ USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/harrison/cemeteries/lagrones.txt LaGrone's Chapel Cemetery&nbsp;] ~ USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  

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Guide to Harrison County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Founded January 28, 1839
County Seat Marshall
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County Courthouse

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Harrison County Courthouse 
PO Box 1365
Marshall, Texas 75671
Phone: 903.935.4858

County Clerk has birth and death
records from 1903, marriage, land
and probate records from 1800[1]

History

Harrison County is named for Jonas Harrison, a lawyer and Texas revolutionary.

Parent County

1839--Harrison County was created 28 January 1839 from Shelby County. County seat: Marshall [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Elysian Fields (unincorporated)
Gill (unincorporated)
Hallsville
Harleton (unincorporated)
Jonesville (unincorporated)
Karnack (unincorporated)
Latex (unincorporated)
Longview (partially in county)
Marshall
Nesbitt
Scottsville
Uncertain
Waskom
Woodlawn (unincorporated)

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
185011,822
186015,00126.9%
187013,241−11.7%
188025,17790.1%
189026,7216.1%
190031,87819.3%
191037,24316.8%
192043,56517.0%
193048,93712.3%
194050,9004.0%
195047,745−6.2%
196045,594−4.5%
197044,841−1.7%
198052,26516.6%
199057,48310.0%
200062,1108.0%
Est. 200964,7954.3%
U.S. Census Bureau[3] Texas Almanac[4]

1850 Census Index

1855 School Census

1860 Census

1880 Census

1880 African American Teacher Census

1890 Veterans Schedule  ~  Union

Church

Court

Land

Land Survey Abstract Indicies Harrison County  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

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

Maps

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

1914 Map of Angelina, Gregg, Harrison, Cherokee, Houston, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith & Trinity at www.rootsweb.com

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Marshall Public Library
300 S Alamo Blvd
Marshall, TX 75670
Phone: (903) 935-4465
Website


Waskom Public Library
103 Waskom Ave
Waskom, TX 75692
Phone: (903) 687-3041
Website

Family History Centers

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

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harrison County, Texas. Page 665 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. http://www.factfinder.census.gov
  4. http://www.texasalmanac.com/population/population-counties-history.pdf