Lipscomb County, Texas

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.lipscomb.tx.us/ips/cms Lipscomb County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 70<br> Lipscomb, TX 79056<br> Phone: 806.862.3091 <br><br>County Clerk Clk has birth, marriage, divorce, probate, court<br> and land records from 1887, military discharge records from <br>1919 and naturalization records 1926-1927<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lipscomb County, Texas. Page 669 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
'''1876--'''Lipscomb County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Lipscomb <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1876--'''Lipscomb County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Lipscomb <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
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Booker (partly in [[Ochiltree County, Texas|Ochiltree County)]] | Darrouzett | Follett | Higgins | Lipscomb
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
 
*[[Beaver County, Oklahoma|Beaver County, Oklahoma]]  
 
*[[Beaver County, Oklahoma|Beaver County, Oklahoma]]  
*[[Ellis_County,_Oklahoma|Ellis County, Oklahoma]]
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*[[Ellis County, Oklahoma|Ellis County, Oklahoma]]  
 
*[[Hemphill County, Texas|Hemphill]]  
 
*[[Hemphill County, Texas|Hemphill]]  
 
*[[Ochiltree County, Texas|Ochiltree]]  
 
*[[Ochiltree County, Texas|Ochiltree]]  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*''Lipscomb County Cemeteries,'' book by LaVaun Kraft. Iinformation on each of the nine Lipscomb County cemeteries: Heart Cemetery, Kiowa Cemetery, View Point Cemetery, Darrouzett Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Fairmont Cemetery, Lipscomb Cemetery, St. John's Cemetery, and Higgins Cemetery; each section includes information about the origins of the cemetery with deeds and certificates, an index of the persons buried in the cemetery, a list of the information on each of the headstones in the cemetery, and a list of the veterans buried in the cemetery. [http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36168/m1/?q=waller%20county Digital version online] at The Portal To Texas History.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txlipsco/cems.html Lipscomb County Cemeteries] from the TXGenWeb site.
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==== Census<br>  ====
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*1880 Census for Lipscomb County, [http://www.archive.org/details/10thcensus1317unit census images] on line at archive.org; [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txlipsco/1880c.html transcription] from the TXGenWeb site.
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*1900 Census for Lipscomb County, [http://www.archive.org/details/12thcensusofpopu1655unit census images] on line at archive.org; [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txlipsco/1900c.html transcription] from the TXGenWeb site.
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*1910 Census for Lipscomb County, [http://www.archive.org/details/13thcensus1910po1574unit census images] on line at archive.org; [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txlipsco/1910c.html transcription] from the TXGenWeb site.
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*1920 Census for Lipscomb County, [http://www.archive.org/details/14thcensusofpopu1826unit census images] on line at archive.org; [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txlipsco/1920c.html transcription] from the TXGenWeb site.
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*1930 Census for Lipscomb County, [http://www.archive.org/details/texascensus00reel2369 census images] on line at archive.org; [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txlipsco/1930c.html transcription] from the TXGenWeb site.
  
 
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*''A History of Lipscomb County, 1876-1976'', by the Lipscomb Historical Survey Committee.&nbsp; [http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46830/m1 Read the book on line] at The Portal to Texas History.
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*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcl10 Lipscomb County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.
  
 
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==== 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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==== 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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===== Births  =====
*[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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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txlipsco/birthr.html Lipscomb County Birth Records 1926-1993], selected years from the TXGenWeb site.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txlipsco/ww1.html Lipscomb County Births] compiled from World War I Civilian Draft Card Registrations, from the TXGenWeb site.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txlipsco/marr.html Lipscomb County Marriages 1851-1900] from the TXGenWeb site.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txlipsco/deaths.html Lipscomb County Deaths 1964-1998] from the TXGenWeb site.
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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.  
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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.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.wolfcreekheritagemuseum.org/ Wolf Creek Heritage Museum]<br>Highway 305<br>Lipscomb, Texas 79056<br>806-852-2123
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193725&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Lipscomb&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txlipsco/ Lipscomb County TXGenWeb] site maps, history and other information for Lipscomb county.&nbsp;
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Lipscomb|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Lipscomb County Courthouse
PO Box 70
Lipscomb, TX 79056
Phone: 806.862.3091

County Clerk Clk has birth, marriage, divorce, probate, court
and land records from 1887, military discharge records from
1919 and naturalization records 1926-1927[1]

History

Parent County

1876--Lipscomb County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Lipscomb [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Booker (partly in Ochiltree County) | Darrouzett | Follett | Higgins | Lipscomb

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

  • Lipscomb County Cemeteries, book by LaVaun Kraft. Iinformation on each of the nine Lipscomb County cemeteries: Heart Cemetery, Kiowa Cemetery, View Point Cemetery, Darrouzett Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Fairmont Cemetery, Lipscomb Cemetery, St. John's Cemetery, and Higgins Cemetery; each section includes information about the origins of the cemetery with deeds and certificates, an index of the persons buried in the cemetery, a list of the information on each of the headstones in the cemetery, and a list of the veterans buried in the cemetery. Digital version online at The Portal To Texas History.
  • Lipscomb County Cemeteries from the TXGenWeb site.

Census

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

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers


Web Sites


References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lipscomb County, Texas. Page 669 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).