Mason County, Texas Genealogy

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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties M|Counties M]] &gt;&nbsp;Mason County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
Settlement of the county began about 1846.
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Settlement of the county began about 1846.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1858--'''Mason County was created 22 January 1858 from[[Gillespie_County,_Texas|Gillespie]] County and Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Mason <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1858--'''Mason County was created 22 January 1858 from[[Gillespie County, Texas|Gillespie]] County and Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Mason <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  
  
*[[Gillespie_County,_Texas|Gillespie]]  
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*[[Gillespie County, Texas|Gillespie]]  
*[[Kimble_County,_Texas|Kimble]]
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*[[Kimble County, Texas|Kimble]]  
*[[Llano_County,_Texas|Llano]]
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*[[Llano County, Texas|Llano]]  
*[[McCulloch_County,_Texas|McCulloch]]
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*[[McCulloch County, Texas|McCulloch]]  
*[[Menard_County,_Texas|Menard]]
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*[[Menard County, Texas|Menard]]  
*[[San_Saba_County,_Texas|San Saba]]
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*[[San Saba County, Texas|San Saba]]
  
 
== 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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==== 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.  
 
*[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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== 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=193744&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Mason&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193744&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Mason&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Mason_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Mason_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 05:51, 27 August 2010

United StatesTexasCounties M > Mason County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Settlement of the county began about 1846.

Parent County

1858--Mason County was created 22 January 1858 fromGillespie County and Bexar Land District. County seat: Mason [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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).