Kaufman County, Texas Genealogy

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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties K|Counties K]] &gt;&nbsp;Kaufman County'' <br>
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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties K|Counties K]] &gt;&nbsp;Kaufman County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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The first settlers arrived around 1841. Area was inhabited by Caddo, Cherokee, Delaware and Kickapoo Indians.  
 
The first settlers arrived around 1841. Area was inhabited by Caddo, Cherokee, Delaware and Kickapoo Indians.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1848--'''Kaufman County was created 26 February 1848 from&nbsp;[[Henderson_County,_Texas|Henderson]] County. '''County seat:''' Kaufman <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1848--'''Kaufman County was created 26 February 1848 from&nbsp;[[Henderson County, Texas|Henderson]] County. '''County seat:''' Kaufman <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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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Dallas_County,_Texas|Dallas]]
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*[[Dallas County, Texas|Dallas]]  
*[[Ellis_County,_Texas|Ellis]]
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*[[Ellis County, Texas|Ellis]]  
*[[Henderson_County,_Texas|Henderson]]
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*[[Henderson County, Texas|Henderson]]  
*[[Hunt_County,_Texas|Hunt]]
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*[[Hunt County, Texas|Hunt]]  
*[[Rockwall_County,_Texas|Rockwall]]
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*[[Rockwall County, Texas|Rockwall]]  
*[[Van_Zandt_County,_Texas|Van Zandt]]
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*[[Van Zandt County, Texas|Van Zandt]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/kaufman/cemeteries/crandall.txt Crandall Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/kaufman/cemeteries/cranunmarkd.txt Crandall Cemetery (unmarked graves)]
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/kaufman/cemeteries/crandall.txt Crandall Cemetery]; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/kaufman/cemeteries/cranunmarkd.txt Crandall Cemetery (unmarked graves)]  
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== 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.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site  
  
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county
  
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193659&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Kaufman&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193659&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Kaufman&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Kaufman_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Kaufman_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 00:12, 27 August 2010

United StatesTexasCounties K > Kaufman County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

The first settlers arrived around 1841. Area was inhabited by Caddo, Cherokee, Delaware and Kickapoo Indians.

Parent County

1848--Kaufman County was created 26 February 1848 from Henderson County. County seat: Kaufman [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Crandall Cemetery; Crandall Cemetery (unmarked graves)

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
  • Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]
    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.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • TEXAS GenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county


References

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