Montgomery County, Texas

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'''1837--'''Montgomery County was created 14 December 1837 from [[Washington|Washington]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Conroe <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><br>
 
'''1837--'''Montgomery County was created 14 December 1837 from [[Washington|Washington]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Conroe <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><br>
  
Montgomery County was named for [http://207.200.58.4/handbook/online/articles/MM/fmo90.html Andrew Jackson Montgomery] <ref name="TexasHandbook">''Handbook of Texas Online'' (Texas State Historical Association, 2010).</ref> (1801–1863), an adventurer, businessman, soldier, and surveyor.
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Montgomery County was named for [http://207.200.58.4/handbook/online/articles/MM/fmo90.html Andrew Jackson Montgomery] <ref name="TexasHandbook">''Handbook of Texas Online'' (Texas State Historical Association, 2010).</ref> (1801–1863), an adventurer, businessman, soldier, and surveyor.  
  
 
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==== Resources  ====
 
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*[http://www.countygenweb.com/TxMontgomery/ Montgomery County TXGenWeb site]
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*[http://www.countygenweb.com/TxMontgomery/ Montgomery County TXGenWeb site]  
*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/tx/montgomery/ Montgomery County at GenForum]
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*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/tx/montgomery/ Montgomery County at GenForum]  
 
*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/TX_Montgomery.html Montgomery County at KindredTrails]
 
*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/TX_Montgomery.html Montgomery County at KindredTrails]
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==== '''[http://www.countygenweb.com/TxMontgomery/birthplace.htm Birthplace of the Texas Flag]''' ====
  
 
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'''[http://www.countygenweb.com/TxMontgomery/cemeteries.htm TXGenWeb listings]'''
  
 
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[http://www.hcnonline.com/courier/ The Courier Newspaper of Montgomery County]
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[http://www.hcnonline.com/courier/ The Courier Newspaper of Montgomery County]  
  
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1837--Montgomery County was created 14 December 1837 from Washington County.
County seat: Conroe [1]

Montgomery County was named for Andrew Jackson Montgomery [2] (1801–1863), an adventurer, businessman, soldier, and surveyor.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

  • Towns and Cities:  Conroe  |  Cut and Shoot  |  Houston  |  Magnolia  |  Montgomery  |  Oak Ridge North  |  Panorama Village  |  Patton Village  |  Roman Forest  |  Shenandoah  |  Splendora  |  Stagecoach  |  Woodbranch  |  Woodloch  |  Willis  
  • Unincorporated Areas:  Dobbin  |  Imperial Oaks  |  New Caney  |  Porter  |  Tamina  |  Spring  |  The Woodlands  

Neighboring Counties

Resources


Birthplace of the Texas Flag

Cemeteries

TXGenWeb listings

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

A History of Montgomery County, Texas, by William H. Gandy. Digitized book on line at archive.org.

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

Newspapers

The Courier Newspaper of Montgomery County

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

Montgomery County Genealogical and Historical Society

Montgomery County Memorial Library System

Web Sites

  • TEXAS USGenWeb 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).
  2. Handbook of Texas Online (Texas State Historical Association, 2010).