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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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{{TXDC}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Hudspeth County
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| county_map = Tx-hudspeth.png
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| state = Texas
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| founded year = 1917
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| founded date = February 16
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| seat wl = Sierra Blanca
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| adoption_sign = Adoption Hidden Ancestors
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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. '''County seat:''' Sierra Blanc <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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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>
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'''County seat:''' Sierra Blanca <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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Allamoore | Dell City | Fort Hancock | Salt Flat | Sierra Blanca
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Culberson_County,_Texas|Culberson]]
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*[[Culberson County, Texas|Culberson]]  
*[[El_Paso_County,_Texas|El Paso]]
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*[[El Paso County, Texas|El Paso]]  
*[[Jeff_Davis_County,_Texas|Jeff Davis]]
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*[[Jeff Davis County, Texas|Jeff Davis]]  
*[[Otero_County,_New_Mexico|Otero County, New Mexico]]
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*[[Otero County, New Mexico|Otero County, New Mexico]]
  
 
== 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]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com AfriGeneas]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;African Ancestored Genealogy
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/african/texas/index.htm Texas African American Genealogy]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Access Genealogy
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*[http://www.freedmensbureau.com/texas/index.htm Texas Freedman's Bureau Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;Freedman's Bureau Online
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhudsp2/resources/cemeteries.html Hudspeth County Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb
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*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-TX-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions
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==== Census  ====
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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
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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.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1420440 1850 Census&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[[United States Census 1850]]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1473181 1860 Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[[United States Census 1860]]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1438024 1870 Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[[United States Census 1870]]
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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
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*[[United States Census 1880]]
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*[[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1610551 1890 Census]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;c=1325221 1900 Census&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[[United States Census 1900]]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1727033 1910 Census]
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*[[United States Census 1910]]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1488411 1920 Census]
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*[[United States Census 1920]]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1810731 1930 Census]
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*[[United States Census 1930]]
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/texas.htm Texas Christian Church Directory ]~ ChurchAngel
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*[http://www.dioceseofbmt.org/parishes/index.html Catholic Parishes in Texas]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/hudspeth/deeds/hudspeth.txt Land Survey Abstracts]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{TX County Histories}}
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*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hch21 Hudspeth County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.
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*[http://www.forttours.com/pages/hmhudspeth.asp Hudspeth County Landmarks]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; From the Republic to the Turn of the Century&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhudsp2/resources/csa_pension_records.html Confederate Pension Applications]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhudsp2/resources/ww1_draft_registration.html WWI Draft Registrations&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhudsp2/resources/ww2_veterans.html WWII Veterans and Casualties]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/veterans/veterans.htm Honoring Our Veterans] ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{TX Newspaper Abstracts|Hudspeth}}
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*[http://www.hometownnews.com/tx.htm Home Town News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper Index with links
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*[http://newslink.org/txnews.html Newslink]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)
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*[http://theoldentimes.com/oldtexas_main.html The Olden Times]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Historic Texas News Online
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhudsp2/resources/obituaries.html Hudspeth County Obituaries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Texas
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-TX-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Texas Newspaper Citations
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaries.html Obituary Project] ~ Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{TX Probate Intro}}
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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)
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{TX Vital Intro}}
  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to 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/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)]]
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=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.
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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)]]
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*[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.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.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhudsp2/resources/baptism_records.html Hudspeth County Baptism Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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Grace Grebing Public/School Library<br>110 N Main<br>Dell City, TX 79837<br>Phone: (915) 964-2468
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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>
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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<br>[http://www.forthancockisd.net/Fort_hancockpublic_library.htm Website]
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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  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193602&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Hudspeth&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/hudspeth/hudstoc.htm Hudspeth County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhudsp2/ Hudspeth County&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/txfiles.htm USGenWeb Texas Archives] Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Hudspeth|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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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 Seat Sierra Blanca
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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).