Lamar County, Texas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1840--'''Lamar County was created 17 December 1840 from [[Red_River_County,_Texas|Red River]] County. '''County seat:''' Paris <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1840--'''Lamar County was created 17 December 1840 from [[Red River County, Texas|Red River]] County. '''County seat:''' Paris <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
'''1916--'''Most records of the district clerk were destroyed in a courthouse fire in March 1916.
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'''1916--'''Most records of the district clerk were destroyed in a courthouse fire in March 1916.  
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Bryan_County,_Oklahoma|Bryan County, Oklahoma]]
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*[[Bryan County, Oklahoma|Bryan County, Oklahoma]]  
*[[Choctaw_County,_Oklahoma|Choctaw County, Oklahoma]]
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*[[Choctaw County, Oklahoma|Choctaw County, Oklahoma]]  
*[[Delta_County,_Texas|Delta]]
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*[[Delta County, Texas|Delta]]  
*[[Fannin_County,_Texas|Fannin]]
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*[[Fannin County, Texas|Fannin]]  
*[[Franklin_County,_Texas|Franklin]]<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1228773913796_169"></span>
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*[[Franklin County, Texas|Franklin]]<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1228773913796_169" />  
*[[Red_River_County,_Texas|Red River]]
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*[[Red River County, Texas|Red River]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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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  
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[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://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=193686&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Lamar&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193686&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Lamar&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Lamar_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Lamar_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 02:07, 27 August 2010

United StatesTexasCounties L > Lamar County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1840--Lamar County was created 17 December 1840 from Red River County. County seat: Paris [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1916--Most records of the district clerk were destroyed in a courthouse fire in March 1916.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

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).