Real County, Texas Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(added populated places)
m
Line 1: Line 1:
''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties R|Counties R]] &gt;&nbsp;Real County'' <br>
+
''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties R|Counties R]] &gt;&nbsp;Real County'' <br> {{Infobox U.S. County
{{Infobox U.S. County
+
 
| county = Real County
 
| county = Real County
 
| adoption_sign = Adoption Hidden Ancestors
 
| adoption_sign = Adoption Hidden Ancestors
Line 9: Line 8:
 
| founded date = April 3
 
| founded date = April 3
 
| seat wl = Leakey
 
| seat wl = Leakey
}}
+
}}  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:TexasRealCourthouse.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]Real County has had two courthouses.&nbsp; A temporary courthouse was erected on the town square in 1913 after Real County was organized.&nbsp; In 1917 construction began on the current Real County Courthouse.&nbsp; The Ransom Courthouse Annex was opened in 1978, housing some of the county's government functions.
+
[[Image:TexasRealCourthouse.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]Real County has been home to two courthouses.&nbsp; A temporary courthouse was erected on the town square in 1913 after Real County was organized.&nbsp; In 1917 construction began on the current Real County Courthouse.&nbsp; The Ransom Courthouse Annex was opened in 1978, housing some of the county's government functions.  
  
Real County Courthouse<br>County Clerk - Bella A. Rubio <br>P. O. Box 750<br>Leakey, TX 78873<br>830-232-5202<br>Fax: 830-232-6888 [http://www.co.real.tx.us/ips/cms/ ]
+
Real County Courthouse<br>County Clerk - Bella A. Rubio <br>P. O. Box 750<br>Leakey, TX 78873<br>830-232-5202<br>Fax: 830-232-6888 [http://www.co.real.tx.us/ips/cms/]  
  
[http://www.co.real.tx.us/ips/cms/ Real County Government Website]&nbsp;
+
[http://www.co.real.tx.us/ips/cms/ Real County Government Website]&nbsp;  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Comanche, Apache and Lipan-Apache settlements preceded the establishment of the Spanish Mission of San Lorenzo de la Santa Cruz in 1762. Anglo-American settlement began in 1857.
+
Comanche, Apache and Lipan-Apache settlements preceded the establishment of the Spanish Mission of San Lorenzo de la Santa Cruz in 1762. Anglo-American settlement began in 1857.  
  
 
Real County is named for Julius Real (1860-1944), a former member of the Texas State Senate.  
 
Real County is named for Julius Real (1860-1944), a former member of the Texas State Senate.  
Line 31: Line 30:
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Record Loss ====
+
==== Record Loss ====
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
Line 37: Line 36:
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
Camp Wood | Leakey | Rio Frio<br>
+
Camp Wood | Leakey | Rio Frio<br>  
  
 
==== Neighboring Countes  ====
 
==== Neighboring Countes  ====
Line 50: Line 49:
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txreal/clarkcem.htm Clark Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
+
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txreal/clarkcem.htm Clark Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/Wtx/Real/cemetery/CypressCreek.html Cypress Creek Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
+
*[http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/Wtx/Real/cemetery/CypressCreek.html Cypress Creek Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txreal/exilecem.htm Exile Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
+
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txreal/exilecem.htm Exile Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/real/cemetery/vance.txt Vance Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
+
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/real/cemetery/vance.txt Vance Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
*[http://txdot.lib.utexas.edu/txdot-show.html?resolution=100&newWxH=800x600&image=tcreal01.sid&TLx=26&TLy=0&px=226&py=169&pr=6&fw=7230&fh=5414&map.x=264&map.y=230 Rio Frio Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
+
*[http://txdot.lib.utexas.edu/txdot-show.html?resolution=100&newWxH=800x600&image=tcreal01.sid&TLx=26&TLy=0&px=226&py=169&pr=6&fw=7230&fh=5414&map.x=264&map.y=230 Rio Frio Cemetery&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  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.texasescapes.com/DEPARTMENTS/Grave_Thoughts/TexasCemeteries.htm Texas Escapes] Listing of Texas cemeteries with transcriptions and lots of pictures.
 
*[http://www.texasescapes.com/DEPARTMENTS/Grave_Thoughts/TexasCemeteries.htm Texas Escapes] Listing of Texas cemeteries with transcriptions and lots of pictures.
 
<br>
 
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
Line 71: Line 68:
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/real/land/real.txt Land Survey Abstract Indicies] ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
+
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/real/land/real.txt Land Survey Abstract Indicies] ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcr04 Real County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.
+
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcr04 Real County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txreal/info/realbibl.htm Real County Bibliography]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txreal/info/realbibl.htm Real County Bibliography]&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
Line 86: Line 83:
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/real/military/koreanwar/casualties.txt Real County Korean War Casualties]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb&nbsp;Archives Project
+
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/real/military/koreanwar/casualties.txt Real County Korean War Casualties]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb&nbsp;Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/real/military/civilwar/pensions/realcsa.txt Civil War Pension Applications]&nbsp; ~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
+
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/real/military/civilwar/pensions/realcsa.txt Civil War Pension Applications]&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  
Line 109: Line 106:
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)  
+
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
 
+
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
Line 121: Line 117:
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
 
<br>
 
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
Real County Public Library<br>225 Main St<br>Leakey, TX 78873<br>Phone: (830) 232-5199<br>[http://www.leakeylibrary.org/ Website]
+
Real County Public Library<br>225 Main St<br>Leakey, TX 78873<br>Phone: (830) 232-5199<br>[http://www.leakeylibrary.org/ Website]  
  
<br>Camp Wood Public Library<br>106 Nueces St<br>Camp Wood, TX 78833<br>Phone: (830) 597-3208
+
<br>Camp Wood Public Library<br>106 Nueces St<br>Camp Wood, TX 78833<br>Phone: (830) 597-3208  
  
<br>[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
+
<br>[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies  
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/real/realtoc.htm Real County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
+
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/real/realtoc.htm Real County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txreal/ Real County&nbsp;]&nbsp;~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
+
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txreal/ Real 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.  
Line 143: Line 137:
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
<references />
+
<references />  
  
 
{{Texas|Texas}}  
 
{{Texas|Texas}}  
  
 
[[Category:Real_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Real_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 23:36, 13 March 2011

United StatesTexasCounties R > Real County

Real County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Real County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 3, 1913
County Seat Leakey
Courthouse
Adopt-a-wiki page
Hiddenancestorslogo.JPG This page adopted by:
Hidden Ancestors
who welcome you to contribute.
User:Evancol
Adopt a page today

Contents

County Courthouse

TexasRealCourthouse.jpg
Real County has been home to two courthouses.  A temporary courthouse was erected on the town square in 1913 after Real County was organized.  In 1917 construction began on the current Real County Courthouse.  The Ransom Courthouse Annex was opened in 1978, housing some of the county's government functions.

Real County Courthouse
County Clerk - Bella A. Rubio
P. O. Box 750
Leakey, TX 78873
830-232-5202
Fax: 830-232-6888 [1]

Real County Government Website 

History

Comanche, Apache and Lipan-Apache settlements preceded the establishment of the Spanish Mission of San Lorenzo de la Santa Cruz in 1762. Anglo-American settlement began in 1857.

Real County is named for Julius Real (1860-1944), a former member of the Texas State Senate.

Parent County

1913--Real County was created 3 April 1913 from Bandera, Kerr, and Edwards Counties. County seat: Leakey [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Camp Wood | Leakey | Rio Frio

Neighboring Countes

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Land Survey Abstract Indicies ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Real County Public Library
225 Main St
Leakey, TX 78873
Phone: (830) 232-5199
Website


Camp Wood Public Library
106 Nueces St
Camp Wood, TX 78833
Phone: (830) 597-3208


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).