Kimble County, Texas

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties K|Counties K]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Kimble County'' <br>
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Kimble County
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| county_map = Tx-kimble.png
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| state = Texas
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| founded year = 1858
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| founded date = January 22
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| seat wl = Junction
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:TexasKimbleCourthouse.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]
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[http://www.co.kimble.tx.us/ips/cms Kimble County Courthouse]<br> 501 Main Street Courthouse<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347294886253_5" /><br> Junction, TX 76849-4763<br> Phone: 915.446.3353 <br>
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County Clerk has birth and death records from 1900, <br>marriage, divorce, land and court records from 1884, <br>probate records&nbsp;from early 1900’s and military records<br> from 1915<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Kimble County, Texas. Page 668 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txkimble/cemetery/Cemeteries.html Kimble County Cemeteries&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/kimble/cems.htm Kimble County Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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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.texasescapes.com/DEPARTMENTS/Grave_Thoughts/TexasCemeteries.htm Texas Escapes] Listing of Texas cemeteries with transcriptions and lots of pictures.
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==== Census  ====
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{{USCensusPop
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|1880= 1343
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|1890= 2243
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|1900= 2503
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|1910= 3261
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|1920= 3581
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|1930= 4119
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|1940= 5064
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|1950= 4619
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|1960= 3943
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|1970= 3904
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|1980= 4063
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|1990= 4122
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|2000= 4468
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<br>[http://txgenweb2.org/txkimble/kcensus.html 1870 Kimble County Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
  
 
==== 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://www.txgenweb2.org/txkimble/land/kimble.txt Kimble County Land Surveys]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/kimble/land/kimble.txt Land Survey Abstract Indices Original Land Owners of TX]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txkimble/KCBiographies.html Kimble County Biographies]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.9key.com/markers/county.asp?sort=title&county_name=Kimble Kimble County Historical Markers&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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*Kimble County Confederate Pension Applications&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/kimble/military/vietnam.txt Kimble County Vietnam War Casualties&nbsp;] -&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
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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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*[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://usgwarchives.net/tx/kimble/obits1.htm Kimble County Obituaries A-B]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/kimble/obits2.htm Kimble County Obituaries C-G]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/kimble/obits3.htm Kimble County Obituaries H-J]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/kimble/obits4.htm Kimble County Obituaries L-R]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/kimble/obits5.htm Kimble County Obituaries S-Z]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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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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*[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  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*[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://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/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.  
*[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://www.familysearch.org/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.  
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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
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
== Web Sites  ==
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Kimble County Library<br>208 N 10th St<br>Junction, TX 76849<br>Phone: (325) 446-2342<br>[http://www.kc-library.org/ Website]
  
*[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.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
  
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== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193675&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Kimble&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/kimble/kimbtoc.htm Kimble County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txkimble/ Kimble 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+Kimble|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Kimble County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Kimble County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 22, 1858
County Seat Junction
Courthouse



Contents

County Courthouse

Kimble County Courthouse
501 Main Street Courthouse
Junction, TX 76849-4763
Phone: 915.446.3353

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1900,
marriage, divorce, land and court records from 1884,
probate records from early 1900’s and military records
from 1915[1]

History

Parent County

1858--Kimble County was created 22 January 1858 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Junction [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18801,343
18902,24367.0%
19002,50311.6%
19103,26130.3%
19203,5819.8%
19304,11915.0%
19405,06422.9%
19504,619−8.8%
19603,943−14.6%
19703,904−1.0%
19804,0634.1%
19904,1221.5%
20004,4688.4%


1870 Kimble County Census  ~  TXGenWeb

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Kimble County Confederate Pension Applications  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project
  • Kimble County Vietnam War Casualties  -  USGenWeb Project
  • Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Fallen Heroes  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Kimble County Library
208 N 10th St
Junction, TX 76849
Phone: (325) 446-2342
Website

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


Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Kimble County, Texas. Page 668 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).