Howard County, Texas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Howard County Courthouse<br> 300 main Street&nbsp; PO Box 1468<br> Big Springs, TX 79721;<br>Phone. 915.264.2213<br>&nbsp;<br> County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage records from 1882, probate records from 1884 <br>and land records; District Clerk has divorce and court <br>records from 1883
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Howard County Courthouse<br> 300 main Street&nbsp; PO Box 1468<br> Big Springs, TX 79721;<br>Phone. 915.264.2213<br>&nbsp;<br> County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage records from 1882, probate records from 1884 <br>and land records; District Clerk has divorce and court <br>records from 1883  
  
 
== History  ==
 
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-TX-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-TX-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions
  
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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)
 
*[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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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to [[Texas Death Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Texas Statewide Death Certificates]] or four million people who have died since 1964.  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to [[Texas, Death Index, 1964-1998 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Texas Statewide Death Certificates]] or four million people who have died since 1964.  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/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 Records, 1890-1976 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Texas death certificates]]. Few certificates are available prior to 1903.  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/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 Records, 1890-1976 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Texas death certificates]]. Few certificates are available prior to 1903.  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[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.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies  
 
[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies  
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]<br>
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*[[Big Spring Texas Family History Center]]
 
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== References  ==
 
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Howard County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Howard County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded August 21, 1876
County Seat Big Spring
Courthouse



Contents

County Courthouse

Howard County Courthouse
300 main Street  PO Box 1468
Big Springs, TX 79721;
Phone. 915.264.2213
 
County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage records from 1882, probate records from 1884
and land records; District Clerk has divorce and court
records from 1883

History

The first settlers arrived in 1870.

Parent County

1876--Howard County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Big Spring [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Census

Church

Court

Land

Land Survey Abstracts  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Howard County Library
500 S Main St
Big Spring, TX 79720
Phone: (432) 264-2260
Website

Masonic Lodges  ~   TXGenWeb

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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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