Hudspeth County, Texas

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas Counties H|Counties H]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Hudspeth County'' <br>{{Adoption Hidden Ancestors}} {{Infobox U.S. County
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas Counties H|Counties H]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Hudspeth County''<br>  
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Guide to '''Hudspeth County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| county = Hudspeth County
 
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| founded date = February 16
 
| founded date = February 16
 
| seat wl = Sierra Blanca
 
| seat wl = Sierra Blanca
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.hudspeth.tx.us/ips/cms/ Hudspeth County Courthouse]<br>PO Drawer A<br> Sierra Blanca, TX 79851<br>Phone. 915.369.2301 <br>
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County Clerk has birth, marriage, divorce, probate <br>and court records from 1917 and land records from 1836<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hudspeth County, Texas. Page 666 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1917--'''Hudspeth County was organized 16 February 1917 from [[El Paso County, Texas|El Paso]] County. The county was going to be called Darlington County, then Turney County, before it was finally named for state senator Claude Benton Hudspeth of El Paso. <ref>Handbook of Texas Online: Hudspeth County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hch21</ref><br>
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'''1917--'''Hudspeth County Court House&nbsp;was organized 16 February 1917 from [[El Paso County, Texas|El Paso]] County. The county was going to be called Darlington County, then Turney County, before it was finally named for state senator Claude Benton Hudspeth of El Paso. <ref>Handbook of Texas Online: Hudspeth County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hch21</ref><br>  
  
 
'''County seat:''' Sierra Blanca <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''County seat:''' Sierra Blanca <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1420441 1850 Mortality Schedule] more information at the Family Search Wiki&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1420441 1850 Mortality Schedule] more information at the Family Search Wiki&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1420440 1850 Slave Schedule]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb [[United States Census Slave Schedules]] more information at the FamilySearch Wiki.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1420440 1850 Slave Schedule]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb [[United States Census Slave Schedules]] more information at the FamilySearch Wiki.  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1420440 1850 Census&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1420440 1850 Census&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[[United States Census 1850]]  
 
*[[United States Census 1850]]  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1417683 1880 Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1417683 1880 Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[[United States Census 1880]]  
 
*[[United States Census 1880]]  
*[[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1610551 1890 Census]
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*[[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1610551 1890 Census]  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;c=1325221 1900 Census&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;c=1325221 1900 Census&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
*[[United States Census 1900]]
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*[[United States Census 1900]]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1727033 1910 Census]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1727033 1910 Census]  
 
*[[United States Census 1910]]  
 
*[[United States Census 1910]]  
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1488411 1920 Census]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1488411 1920 Census]  
*[[United States Census 1920]]
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*[[United States Census 1920]]  
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1810731 1930 Census]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1810731 1930 Census]  
 
*[[United States Census 1930]]
 
*[[United States Census 1930]]
  
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{TX County Histories}}
  
 
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hch21 Hudspeth County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.  
 
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hch21 Hudspeth County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.  
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{TX Newspaper Abstracts|Hudspeth}}
  
 
*[http://www.hometownnews.com/tx.htm Home Town News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper Index with links  
 
*[http://www.hometownnews.com/tx.htm Home Town News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper Index with links  
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{TX Probate Intro}}
  
 
*[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  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{TX Vital Intro}}
  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1320976 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964. Also more information in [[Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1320976 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964. Also more information in [[Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*[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 certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903. Also more information in [[Texas Death Records, 1890-1976 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[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 certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903. Also more information in [[Texas Death Records, 1890-1976 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[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  
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors. Also more information in [[Texas, Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors. Also more information in [[Texas, Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[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  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhudsp2/resources/baptism_records.html Hudspeth County Baptism Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhudsp2/resources/baptism_records.html Hudspeth County Baptism Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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Grace Grebing Public/School Library<br>110 N Main<br>Dell City, TX 79837<br>Phone: (915) 964-2468  
 
Grace Grebing Public/School Library<br>110 N Main<br>Dell City, TX 79837<br>Phone: (915) 964-2468  
  
<br>Fort Hancock Isd/Public Library<br>101 School Dr<br>Fort Hancock, TX 79839<br>Phone: (915) 769-1600<br>
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<br>Fort Hancock Isd/Public Library<br>101 School Dr<br>Fort Hancock, TX 79839<br>Phone: (915) 769-1600<br>  
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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<br>[http://www.forthancockisd.net/Fort_hancockpublic_library.htm Website]  
 
<br>[http://www.forthancockisd.net/Fort_hancockpublic_library.htm Website]  
  
<br>[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
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<br>[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies  
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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Guide to Hudspeth County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Contents

County Courthouse

Hudspeth County Courthouse
PO Drawer A
Sierra Blanca, TX 79851
Phone. 915.369.2301

County Clerk has birth, marriage, divorce, probate
and court records from 1917 and land records from 1836[1]

History

Parent County

1917--Hudspeth County Court House was organized 16 February 1917 from El Paso County. The county was going to be called Darlington County, then Turney County, before it was finally named for state senator Claude Benton Hudspeth of El Paso. [2]

County seat: Sierra Blanca [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Allamoore | Dell City | Fort Hancock | Salt Flat | Sierra Blanca

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Land

Land Survey Abstracts  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Hudspeth County, Texas. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Texas Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Newspapers

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

Obituaries

Probate

Probate records of Texas have been kept by the probate clerk in each county courthouse. You can obtain copies of the records from the clerk's office. In most counties, all information pertaining to a probate case is recorded in the "probate minutes."

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their places of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records.

See the Wiki page Texas Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

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

Grace Grebing Public/School Library
110 N Main
Dell City, TX 79837
Phone: (915) 964-2468


Fort Hancock Isd/Public Library
101 School Dr
Fort Hancock, TX 79839
Phone: (915) 769-1600

Family History Centers


Website


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), Hudspeth County, Texas. Page 666 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Handbook of Texas Online: Hudspeth County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hch21
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).