Moore County, Texas Genealogy

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Moore County Courthouse<br>County Clerk - Brenda McKanna <br>715 S. Dumas Ave. Room 107<br>Dumas, Texas 79029  
 
Moore County Courthouse<br>County Clerk - Brenda McKanna <br>715 S. Dumas Ave. Room 107<br>Dumas, Texas 79029  
  
[http://www.co.moore.tx.us/ips/cms/ Moore County Government Website]
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[http://www.co.moore.tx.us/ips/cms/ Moore County Government Website]  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://pasttracker.com/gentree/search.php?mybool=AND&nr=50&tree=txmoore&showdeath=yes&showspouse=yes&myburialplace=Dumas%20Cemetery&brpqualify=contains Dumas Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://pasttracker.com/gentree/search.php?mybool=AND&nr=50&tree=txmoore&showdeath=yes&showspouse=yes&myburialplace=Dumas%20Cemetery&brpqualify=contains Dumas Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
*[http://pasttracker.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1693:palo-duro-cemetery&catid=260:cemeteries&Itemid=610 Lane Memorial&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb]
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*[http://pasttracker.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1693:palo-duro-cemetery&catid=260:cemeteries&Itemid=610 Lane Memorial&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb]  
*[http://pasttracker.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1693:palo-duro-cemetery&catid=260:cemeteries&Itemid=610 Palo Duro Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://pasttracker.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1693:palo-duro-cemetery&catid=260:cemeteries&Itemid=610 Palo Duro Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/moore/cemeteries/record.txt Record Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/moore/cemeteries/record.txt Record Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://pasttracker.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4099:vinson-cemetery&catid=260:cemeteries&Itemid=610 Vinson Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://pasttracker.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4099:vinson-cemetery&catid=260:cemeteries&Itemid=610 Vinson Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
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==== Census ====
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==== Census ====
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/moore/census/1900/ed60/part1.txt 1900 Federal Census Transcription]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/moore/census/1900/ed60/part1.txt 1900 Federal Census Transcription]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/moore/census/1910/ 1910 Federal Census Images]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/moore/census/1910/ 1910 Federal Census Images]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/moore/census/1920/ 1920 Federal Census Images]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/moore/census/1920/ 1920 Federal Census Images]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
  
==== Church ====
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==== Church ====
  
*[http://pasttracker.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4100&Itemid=937 Moore County Churches]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://pasttracker.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4100&Itemid=937 Moore County Churches]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/texas.htm Texas Christian Church Directory ]~ ChurchAngel  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/texas.htm Texas Christian Church Directory ]~ ChurchAngel  
 
*[http://www.dioceseofbmt.org/parishes/index.html Catholic Parishes in Texas]
 
*[http://www.dioceseofbmt.org/parishes/index.html Catholic Parishes in Texas]
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/moore/land/moore.txt Original Land Owners of Texas] ~&nbsp; Moore County&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/moore/land/moore.txt Original Land Owners of Texas] ~&nbsp; Moore County&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*[http://pasttracker.com/gentree/surnames.php?tree=txmoore Moore County Surnames]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://pasttracker.com/gentree/surnames.php?tree=txmoore Moore County Surnames]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/moore/military/civilwar/pensions/moorecsa.txt Confederate Pension Applications Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/moore/military/civilwar/pensions/moorecsa.txt Confederate Pension Applications Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
  
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*Killgore Memorial Library<br>124 S Bliss Ave<br>Dumas, TX 79029<br>Phone: (806) 935-4941<br>[http://www.mocolib.net/ Website]
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*Killgore Memorial Library<br>124 S Bliss Ave<br>Dumas, TX 79029<br>Phone: (806) 935-4941<br>[http://www.mocolib.net/ Website]  
 
*Window on the Plains Museum <br>1820 South Dumas Ave<br>Highway 87-287<br>Dumas, TX 79029<br>(806) 935-3113 Fax (806) 934-3621<br>[http://www.dumasmuseumandartcenter.org/window_on_the_plains_museum.htm website]<br>Monday-Saturday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Admission is free.
 
*Window on the Plains Museum <br>1820 South Dumas Ave<br>Highway 87-287<br>Dumas, TX 79029<br>(806) 935-3113 Fax (806) 934-3621<br>[http://www.dumasmuseumandartcenter.org/window_on_the_plains_museum.htm website]<br>Monday-Saturday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Admission is free.
  
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/moore/moortoc.htm Moore County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/moore/moortoc.htm Moore County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://pasttracker.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2390&Itemid=66 Moore County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://pasttracker.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2390&Itemid=66 Moore County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  

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Moore County, Texas
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Location in the state of Texas
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Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded August 21, 1876
County Seat Dumas
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Contents

County Courthouse

Moore County Courthouse
County Clerk - Brenda McKanna
715 S. Dumas Ave. Room 107
Dumas, Texas 79029

Moore County Government Website

History

Parent County

1876--Moore County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Dumas [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cactus | Dumas | Sunray | Masterson

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Census

Church

Court

Land

Original Land Owners of Texas ~  Moore County  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

  • Killgore Memorial Library
    124 S Bliss Ave
    Dumas, TX 79029
    Phone: (806) 935-4941
    Website
  • Window on the Plains Museum
    1820 South Dumas Ave
    Highway 87-287
    Dumas, TX 79029
    (806) 935-3113 Fax (806) 934-3621
    website
    Monday-Saturday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Admission is free.
  • Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).