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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties NO|Counties N,O]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Navarro County'' <br>
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<br>{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Navarro County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption Hidden Ancestors
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| county_map = Tx-navarro.png
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| state = Texas
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| founded year = 1846
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| founded date = April 25
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| seat wl = Corsicana
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}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.navarro.tx.us/ips/cms Navarro County Courthouse]<br> 300 W 3rd Av; PO Box 423<br> Corsicana, TX 75151<br> Phone: 903.654.3035&nbsp;
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County&nbsp;Clerk has birth and death&nbsp;records from 1903, <br>marriage records from 1846, probate and land records<br> from 1850 and court records; District Clerk has&nbsp;divorce<br>records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Navarro County, Texas. Page 671 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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First settled in 1838.  
 
First settled in 1838.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1846--'''Navarro County was created 25 April 1846 from [[Robertson_County,_Texas|Robertson ]]County. '''County seat:''' Corsicana <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1846--'''Navarro County was created 25 April 1846 from [[Robertson County, Texas|Robertson ]]County. '''County seat:''' Corsicana <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1855--'''Records of the district clerk were destroyed by fire in October 1855.  
 
'''1855--'''Records of the district clerk were destroyed by fire in October 1855.  
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
'''Cities and Towns:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193822&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Navarro%2C+Corsicana&columns=*,0,0 Corsicana&nbsp;]|&nbsp;Angus | Barry |, Eureka | Goodlow | Kerens | Rice |&nbsp;Blooming Grove | Dawson | Emhouse | Frost | Mildred | Mustang | Navarro Mills | Oak Valley | Powell |&nbsp;&nbsp; Retreat | Richland
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'''Cities and Towns:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;{{FHL|Texas%2C+Navarro%2C+Corsicana|subject|disp=Corsicana&nbsp;}}|&nbsp;Angus | Barry |, Eureka | Goodlow | Kerens | Rice |&nbsp;Blooming Grove | Dawson | Emhouse | Frost | Mildred | Mustang | Navarro Mills | Oak Valley | Powell |&nbsp;&nbsp; Retreat | Richland  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Anderson_County,_Texas|Anderson]]
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*[[Anderson County, Texas|Anderson]]  
*[[Ellis_County,_Texas|Ellis]]
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*[[Ellis County, Texas|Ellis]]  
*[[Freestone_County,_Texas|Freestone]]
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*[[Freestone County, Texas|Freestone]]  
*[[Henderson_County,_Texas|Henderson]]
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*[[Henderson County, Texas|Henderson]]  
*[[Hill_County,_Texas|Hill]]
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*[[Hill County, Texas|Hill]]  
*[[Limestone_County,_Texas|Limestone]]
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*[[Limestone County, Texas|Limestone]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== African American  ====
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*[http://www.geocities.com/blk3953/marriageindex.html African Americans in the Navarro County Marriage Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/slaves/1850_Slave_Schedule_Navarro_Co_TX.htm 1850 Slave Schedule]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/slaves/index.htm Slave Narratives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/slaves/freedmens_bureau/freedmens_bureau.htm Freedmens Bureau Reports]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb
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*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries
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*[http://www.texasescapes.com/DEPARTMENTS/Grave_Thoughts/TexasCemeteries.htm Texas Escapes] Listing of Texas cemeteries with transcriptions and lots of pictures.
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==== Census  ====
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/census/1850_census.txt 1850 Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Full Extract
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/census/1870_census.txt 1870 Navarro County Census]
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/census/1880/index.htm 1880 Census Images]
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/texas.htm Texas Christian Church Directory ]~ ChurchAngel
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*[http://www.dioceseofbmt.org/parishes/index.html Catholic Parishes in Texas]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/county_history/land_grants_of_navarro_county_overview.htm Land Grants of Navarro County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*''A Memorial and Biographical History of Navarro, Henderson, Anderson, Limestone, Freestone and Leon Counties, Texas, ''1883. [http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46827/m1 Digital book on line] from the Portal to Texas History.
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/vital_statistics/family_bible_records/index.htm Family Bible Extracts and Images]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
  
 
==== 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.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; From the Republic to the Turn of the Century&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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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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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/war_of_1812/index.htm War of 1812 Veterans]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/texas_war_for_independence/index.htm Texas War for Independence Veterans]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/indian_wars/index.htm Veterans of Indian Wars Buried in Navarro County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/civil_war/index.htm Civil War Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/mexican_war/index.htm Mexican War Veterans]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/spanish_american_war/index.htm Spanish American War]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/world_war_i/index.htm WWI Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/world_war_ii/index.htm WWII Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/philippine_insurrection/index.htm Phillippine Insurrection Veterans]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/korea/index.htm Korean Conflict Index&nbsp; ]~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/vietnam/index.htm Vietnam Veterans]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors
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*[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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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/veterans/veterans.htm Honoring Our Veterans] ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://www.hometownnews.com/tx.htm Home Town News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper Index with links
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*[http://newslink.org/txnews.html Newslink]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)
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*[http://theoldentimes.com/oldtexas_main.html The Olden Times]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Historic Texas News Online
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/obituaries/index.htm Navarro County Obituary Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html <br>Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Texas
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-TX-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Texas Newspaper Citations
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaries.html Obituary Project] ~ Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/vital_statistics/wills_and_probate_records/index.htm Navarro County Wills and Probate Extracts&nbsp;Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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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)
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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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.  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/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=1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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.  
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*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*Corsicana Public Library
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100 N 12th St<br>Corsicana, TX 75110<br>Phone: (903) 654-4810<br>[http://www.ci.corsicana.tx.us/departments/library.php Website] <br>
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*Kerens Library
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121 S Colket St<br>Kerens, TX 75144<br>Phone: (903) 396-2665 <br>
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*Communities In Action Library
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301 S Fordyce<br>Blooming Grove, TX 76626<br>Phone: (903) 695-2175<br>
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*[http://www.cialibrary.org/ Website]
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Corsicana Texas Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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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.usgwarchives.net/tx/navarro/navtoc.htm Navarro County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/ Navarro County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/tx/txfiles.htm USGenWeb Texas Archives] Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193821&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Navarro&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Navarro|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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County Courthouse

Navarro County Courthouse
300 W 3rd Av; PO Box 423
Corsicana, TX 75151
Phone: 903.654.3035 


County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage records from 1846, probate and land records
from 1850 and court records; District Clerk has divorce
records[1]

History

First settled in 1838.

Parent County

1846--Navarro County was created 25 April 1846 from Robertson County. County seat: Corsicana [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1855--Records of the district clerk were destroyed by fire in October 1855.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities and Towns:  Corsicana | Angus | Barry |, Eureka | Goodlow | Kerens | Rice | Blooming Grove | Dawson | Emhouse | Frost | Mildred | Mustang | Navarro Mills | Oak Valley | Powell |   Retreat | Richland

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries


Census

Church

Court

Land

Land Grants of Navarro County  ~  TXGenWeb

Local Histories

Maps

Military


  • Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Fallen Heroes  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

  • Corsicana Public Library

100 N 12th St
Corsicana, TX 75110
Phone: (903) 654-4810
Website

  • Kerens Library

121 S Colket St
Kerens, TX 75144
Phone: (903) 396-2665

  • Communities In Action Library

301 S Fordyce
Blooming Grove, TX 76626
Phone: (903) 695-2175

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Navarro County, Texas. Page 671 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).