Montgomery County, Texas Genealogy

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==== Parent County  ====
 
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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>
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'''1837 -- '''Montgomery County was created 14 December 1837 <br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; from [[Washington|Washington]] County.<br><br>'''County seat:''' Conroe <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><br>
  
 
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[http://www.countygenweb.com/txmontgomery/ Montgomery County Texas Geographical History]
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*[http://www.countygenweb.com/txmontgomery/ Montgomery County Texas Geographical History]
  
 
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'''[http://www.countygenweb.com/TxMontgomery/cemeteries.htm TXGenWeb listings]'''  
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*'''[http://www.countygenweb.com/TxMontgomery/cemeteries.htm TXGenWeb: Montgomery County Cemeteries]'''
  
 
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*''A History of Montgomery County, Texas,''by William H. Gandy.&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/AHistoryOfMontgomeryCountyTexas Digital book on line] at archive.org; [http://www.countygenweb.com/TxMontgomery/gandy_a_history_of_montgomery_county.htm Digital book on line] at the Montgomery County TXGenWeb site.  
 
*''A History of Montgomery County, Texas,''by William H. Gandy.&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/AHistoryOfMontgomeryCountyTexas Digital book on line] at archive.org; [http://www.countygenweb.com/TxMontgomery/gandy_a_history_of_montgomery_county.htm Digital book on line] at the Montgomery County TXGenWeb site.  
 
*[http://texashistorypage.com/Early_History_of_Historic_Montgomery_County,_Texas.html The Early History of Historic Montgomery County, Texas], by Kameron Searle  
 
*[http://texashistorypage.com/Early_History_of_Historic_Montgomery_County,_Texas.html The Early History of Historic Montgomery County, Texas], by Kameron Searle  
*[http://www.montgomerycountynews.net/archive01/I've%20Been%20Thinking.htm I've Been Thinking About!] by Narcissa Martin Boulware, from Montgomery County News<br>  
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*[http://www.montgomerycountynews.net/archive01/I've%20Been%20Thinking.htm I've Been Thinking About!] by Narcissa Martin Boulware, from Montgomery County News<br>
 
*[http://texashistorypage.com/Lake_Creek_Settlement.html History of the Lake Creek Settlement in Texas and The Founding of the Town of Montgomery in July,1837,] by Kameron Searle  
 
*[http://texashistorypage.com/Lake_Creek_Settlement.html History of the Lake Creek Settlement in Texas and The Founding of the Town of Montgomery in July,1837,] by Kameron Searle  
*[http://texashistorypage.com/Creation_of_Montgomery_County.html Creation of Montgomery County, Texas], Kameron Searle
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*[http://texashistorypage.com/Creation_of_Montgomery_County.html Creation of Montgomery County, Texas], Kameron Searle  
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*[http://www.countygenweb.com/txmontgomery/birthplace.htm Montgomery County Birthplace of the Texas Flag]
  
 
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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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*[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.hcnonline.com/courier/ The Courier Newspaper of Montgomery County]  
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*[http://www.hcnonline.com/courier/ The Courier&nbsp;]
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*[http://www.montgomerycountynews.net/archive01/index.htm Montgomery County News&nbsp;]
  
 
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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]

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


Montgomery County Birthplace of the Texas Flag

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

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).