Karnes County, Texas Genealogy

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== 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]  ~  USGenWeb
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com AfriGeneas]  ~  African Ancestored Genealogy
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/african/texas/index.htm Texas African American Genealogy]  ~  Access Genealogy
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/karnes/cemetery/butler.txt Butler Family Cemetery]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/karnes/cemetery/butler.txt Butler Family Cemetery]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/karnes/cemetery/choate.txt Choate Cemetery]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/karnes/cemetery/choate.txt Choate Cemetery]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/karnes/cemetery/gillett.txt Gillett Cemetery]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/karnes/cemetery/gillett.txt Gillett Cemetery]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project  
*To[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html mbstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb
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*To[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html mbstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online] ~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online] ~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
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==== Census ====
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/karnes/census/1880/1880cens.txt 1880 Karnes County Census (polish areas)]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/karnes/census/1880/1880cens.txt 1880 Karnes County Census (polish areas)]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
[[Land Survey Abstract Indices of the Original Land Owners of Texas|Land Survey Abstract Indices of the Original Land Owners of Texas]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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[[Land Survey Abstract Indices of the Original Land Owners of Texas|Land Survey Abstract Indices of the Original Land Owners of Texas]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*[http://www.karnestx.com/records.html#bios Karnes County Biographies]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.karnestx.com/records.html#bios Karnes County Biographies]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://www.karnestx.com/records.html#military Karnes County Military Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.karnestx.com/records.html#military Karnes County Military Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/karnes/military/1890.txt 1890 Union Soldiers from Karnes County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;UsGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/karnes/military/1890.txt 1890 Union Soldiers from Karnes County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;UsGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/karnes/military/civilwar/pensions/karncsa.txt Civil War Pension Applications]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/karnes/military/civilwar/pensions/karncsa.txt Civil War Pension Applications]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/karnes/military/civilwar/pensions/karnsngt.txt Confederate Indigent Families]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/karnes/military/civilwar/pensions/karnsngt.txt Confederate Indigent Families]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[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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==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/karnes/karntoc.htm Karnes County Obituaries] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/karnes/karntoc.htm Karnes County Obituaries] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.karnestx.com/records.html#obits Karnes County Obituaries&nbsp;]~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.karnestx.com/records.html#obits Karnes County Obituaries&nbsp;]~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Texas  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Texas  
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
*[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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*[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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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====

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Karnes County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Karnes County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 4, 1854
County Seat Karnes City
Courthouse


Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1854--Karnes County was created 4 Febrary 1854 from Bexar, De Witt, Goliad, and San Patricio Counties.
County seat: Karnes City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1865--Courthouse and most records of the county clerk were destroyed by fire in July 1865.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries


Census

1880 Karnes County Census (polish areas)  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Church

Court

Land

Land Survey Abstract Indices of the Original Land Owners of Texas  ~  TXGenWeb

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Kenedy Public Library
303 W Main St
Kenedy, TX 78119
Phone: (830) 583-3313


Falls City Public Library
206 N Irvin
Falls City, TX 78113
Phone: (830) 254-3361


Karnes City Public Library
302 S Panna Maria Ave
Karnes City, TX 78118
Phone: (830) 780-2539


Runge Public Library
311 N Helena St
Runge, TX 78151
Phone: (830) 239-4192

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

Web Sites

References

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