Jefferson County, Texas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
 
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The Cypress Bayou Settlement in the Mexican municipality of Liberty was the nucleus from which the present area of Jefferson County grew.
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1836--'''Jefferson County was created 17 March 1836 from Old Mexican Municipality. '''County seat:''' Beaumont <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> 
Jefferson County was one of the original twenty-three counties of Texas, created on 17 March 1836 and organized in 1837 from an Old Mexican Municipality. County seat: Jefferson (1837-1838); Beaumont (1838- present). The Cypress Bayou Settlement in the Mexican municipality of Liberty was the nucleus from which the present area of Jefferson County grew.
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193631&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Jefferson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193631&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Jefferson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
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Revision as of 19:40, 28 October 2008

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Contents

County Courthouse

History

The Cypress Bayou Settlement in the Mexican municipality of Liberty was the nucleus from which the present area of Jefferson County grew.

Parent County

1836--Jefferson County was created 17 March 1836 from Old Mexican Municipality. County seat: Beaumont [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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