Hays County, Texas

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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== African American ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/TX/texas.htm Texas African American Griots]  ~  USGenWeb
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com AfriGeneas]  ~  African Ancestored Genealogy
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/african/texas/index.htm Texas African American Genealogy]  ~  Access Genealogy
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/hays/haystoc.htm Hays County Cemeteries]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/hays/haystoc.htm Hays County Cemeteries]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project  
**[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
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**[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online] ~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online] ~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
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==== Census ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/hays/census/1850/pg00239.txt 1850 Federal Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/hays/census/1850/pg00239.txt 1850 Federal Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/hays/census/1860/ 1860 Federal Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/hays/census/1860/ 1860 Federal Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/hays/census/1880/ 1880 Federal Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/hays/census/1880/ 1880 Federal Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
  
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==== Probate  ====
 
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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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*[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  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====

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Hays County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Hays County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 1, 1848
County Seat San Marcos
Courthouse



Contents

County Courthouse

TexasHaysCourthouse.jpg

History

The first Anglo-American arrived around 1835, the first church was organized in 1847 and the first school was organized in 1849. A Spanish settlement was in the area from 1808 to 1812. Mexican land grants date as early as 1831.

Parent County

1848--Hays County was created 1 March 1848 from Travis County. County seat: San Marcos [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries


Census

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

Kyle Community Library
409 W Blanco St
Kyle, TX 78640
Phone: (512) 268-7411
Website


San Marcos Public Library
625 E Hopkins St
San Marcos, TX 78666
Phone: (512) 393-8200
Website


Buda Public Library
303 N Main St
Buda, TX 78610
Phone: (512) 295-5899
Website


Dripping Springs Community Library
501 Sportsplex Dr
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
Phone: (512) 858-7825
Website


Wimberley Village Library
400 Fm 2325
Wimberley, TX 78676
Phone: (512) 847-2188
Website


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

Web Sites

References

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