Mason County, Texas

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*''Mason County Historical Book,'' 1976, by the Mason County Historical Commission.
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*''Mason and Mason County: A History, ''1966, revised, 1980, by Stella Gipson Polk.<br>
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*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcm04 Mason County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.
  
 
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Revision as of 04:31, 8 March 2011

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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Settlement of the county began about 1846.

Parent County

1858--Mason County was created 22 January 1858 from Gillespie 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

  • Mason County Historical Book, 1976, by the Mason County Historical Commission.
  • Mason and Mason County: A History, 1966, revised, 1980, by Stella Gipson Polk.
  • Mason County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.

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).