Jefferson County, Texas Genealogy

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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Cameron_Parish,_Louisiana|Cameron Parish, Louisiana]]
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*[[Chambers_County,_Texas|Chambers]]
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*[[Hardin_County,_Texas|Hardin]]
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*[[Liberty_County,_Texas|Liberty]]
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 03:41, 7 December 2008

United StatesTexasCounties IJ > Jefferson County

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).