Lavaca County, Texas Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties L|Counties L]] &gt;&nbsp;Lavaca County'' <br> {{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Lavaca County
 
| county = Lavaca County
 
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| founded date = April 6
 
| founded date = April 6
 
| seat wl = Hallettsville
 
| seat wl = Hallettsville
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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'''1846--'''Lavaca County was created 6 April 1846 from [[Colorado County, Texas|Colorado]], [[Gonzales County, Texas|Gonzales]], [[Fayette County, Texas|Fayette]], [[Jackson County, Texas|Jackson]], and [[Victoria County, Texas|Victoria]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Hallettsville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1846--'''Lavaca County was created 6 April 1846 from [[Colorado County, Texas|Colorado]], [[Gonzales County, Texas|Gonzales]], [[Fayette County, Texas|Fayette]], [[Jackson County, Texas|Jackson]], and [[Victoria County, Texas|Victoria]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Hallettsville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/LL/hcl5.html www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/LL/hcl5.html]
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[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/LL/hcl5.html Lavaca County History ]from the Handbook of Texas Online.<br>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
==== Cities ====
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Cities and Towns:&nbsp; Hallettsville | Moulton | Shiner | Sweet Home | Yoakum
 
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Hallettsville  
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Port Lavaca
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Shiner  
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Yoakum  
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==== Towns  ====
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Moulton
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American  
 
*[http://www.texasescapes.com/DEPARTMENTS/Grave_Thoughts/TexasCemeteries.htm Texas Escapes] ~ Listing of Texas cemeteries with transcriptions and lots of pictures.
 
*[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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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/lavaca/church/priests.txt St. Mary's Parish, Halletsville]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/lavaca/church/priests.txt St. Mary's Parish, Halletsville]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/lavaca/church/moravia.txt Church of the Ascension, Moravia]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/lavaca/church/moravia.txt Church of the Ascension, Moravia]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/texas.htm Texas Christian Church Directory ]~ ChurchAngel  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/texas.htm Texas Christian Church Directory ]~ ChurchAngel  
 
*[http://www.dioceseofbmt.org/parishes/index.html Catholic Parishes in Texas]
 
*[http://www.dioceseofbmt.org/parishes/index.html Catholic Parishes in Texas]
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/lavaca/land/abstract.txt Original Land Owners of Texas]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/lavaca/land/abstract.txt Original Land Owners of Texas]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txlavaca/maps.htm Lavaca County Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txlavaca/maps.htm Lavaca County Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; From the Republic to the Turn of the Century&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; From the Republic to the Turn of the Century&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
 
*[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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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/lavaca/military/pensions/civilwar/lavacngt.txt Confederate Indigent Families]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/lavaca/military/pensions/civilwar/lavacngt.txt Confederate Indigent Families]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/lavaca/military/pensions/civilwar/lavaccsa.txt Confederate Pension Applications]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/lavaca/military/pensions/civilwar/lavaccsa.txt Confederate Pension Applications]&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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==== 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)<br>
 
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
Friench Simpson Memorial Library<br>705 E 4th St<br>Hallettsville, TX 77964<br>Phone: (361) 798-3243<br>[http://www.hallettsvillelibrary.org/ Website]
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Friench Simpson Memorial Library<br>705 E 4th St<br>Hallettsville, TX 77964<br>Phone: (361) 798-3243<br>[http://www.hallettsvillelibrary.org/ Website]  
  
<br>Shiner Public Library<br>115 E Wolters 2nd St<br>Shiner, TX 77984<br>Phone: (361) 594-3044
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<br>Shiner Public Library<br>115 E Wolters 2nd St<br>Shiner, TX 77984<br>Phone: (361) 594-3044  
  
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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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[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies  
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*Lavaca County Archives&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*Lavaca County Archives&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txlavaca/ Lavaca County&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txlavaca/ Lavaca County&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  
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Lavaca County, Texas
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Location in the state of Texas
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Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 6, 1846
County Seat Hallettsville
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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1846--Lavaca County was created 6 April 1846 from Colorado, Gonzales, Fayette, Jackson, and Victoria Counties. County seat: Hallettsville [1]

Lavaca County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities and Towns:  Hallettsville | Moulton | Shiner | Sweet Home | Yoakum

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Land

Original Land Owners of Texas  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Friench Simpson Memorial Library
705 E 4th St
Hallettsville, TX 77964
Phone: (361) 798-3243
Website


Shiner Public Library
115 E Wolters 2nd St
Shiner, TX 77984
Phone: (361) 594-3044


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).