Red River County, Texas

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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Red River County has had five courthouses.&nbsp;<ref>HistoricTexas.net: Red River County http://www3.historictexas.net/red-river-county-texas</ref> The fifth and current courthouse was built in 1885.&nbsp; <br>
 
Red River County has had five courthouses.&nbsp;<ref>HistoricTexas.net: Red River County http://www3.historictexas.net/red-river-county-texas</ref> The fifth and current courthouse was built in 1885.&nbsp; <br>
  
Red River County Courthouse<br>County Clerk - Lorie Baird<br>North Walnut Street<br>Clarksville, TX 75426<br>Phone: 903-427-2401<br>Fax: 903-427-3589
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Red River County Courthouse<br>County Clerk - Lorie Baird<br>North Walnut Street<br>Clarksville, TX 75426<br>Phone: 903-427-2401<br>Fax: 903-427-3589  
  
 
[http://www.co.red-river.tx.us/ips/cms/ Red River County Government Website]<br>
 
[http://www.co.red-river.tx.us/ips/cms/ Red River County Government Website]<br>
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1836--'''Red River County was created 17 March 1836 from an Old Mexican Municipality. LaGrange (now called Madras) was named temporary county seat in 1837, until Clarksville was selected as the county seat in 1838. <ref>Handbook of Texas Online: Red River County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcr05</ref> County seat:'''Clarksville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>'''
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'''1836--'''Red River County was created 17 March 1836 from an Old Mexican Municipality. LaGrange (now called Madras) was named temporary county seat in 1837, until Clarksville was selected as the county seat in 1838. <ref>Handbook of Texas Online: Red River County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcr05</ref> County seat:'''Clarksville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>'''  
  
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
Annona | Avery | Bagwell | Bogata | Clarksville | Detroit | Deport (mostly in [[Lamar County, Texas|Lamar]] County) | English | Maple
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Annona | Avery | Bagwell | Bogata | Clarksville | Detroit | Deport (mostly in [[Lamar County, Texas|Lamar]] County) | English | Maple  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Titus County, Texas|Titus]]
 
*[[Titus County, Texas|Titus]]
  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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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.
 
*[http://www.texasescapes.com/DEPARTMENTS/Grave_Thoughts/TexasCemeteries.htm Texas Escapes] Listing of Texas cemeteries with transcriptions and lots of pictures.
  
==== Census ====
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==== Census ====
  
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txredriver/1850census/1850census.html 1850 Census]
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txredriver/1850census/1850census.html 1850 Census]  
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txredriver/1860census/1860census.html 1860 Census]
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txredriver/1860census/1860census.html 1860 Census]  
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txredriver/1870census/1870census.html 1870 Census]
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txredriver/1870census/1870census.html 1870 Census]  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp?PAGE=census/search_census.asp 1880 Census]
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp?PAGE=census/search_census.asp 1880 Census]  
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txredriver/1900census/1900census.html 1900&nbsp;Census]
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txredriver/1900census/1900census.html 1900&nbsp;Census]  
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txredriver/1930cen/1930cen.html 1930 Census Index]
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txredriver/1930cen/1930cen.html 1930 Census Index]  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txredriver/1890vets.html 1890 Union Veterans Census]
 
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txredriver/1890vets.html 1890 Union Veterans Census]
  
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*''Gateway to Texas, History of Red River County,'' by Martha Sue Stroud.&nbsp; [http://www.red-river.net/stroud.htm Available from the author]
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*''Gateway to Texas, History of Red River County,'' by Martha Sue Stroud.&nbsp; [http://www.red-river.net/stroud.htm Available from the author]  
*''Bible Records of Red River County, Texas Genealogical Members, Volume *'' Bible Records of the following families: Meyer, Lee, Turk, Myers, McCain, Low, Jones, McCuiston, Hall, Johnson, Pinson, Young, Strawn, Turner, Rose, Seale, Smith, Claiborne, Williams, Dyers, Strange, Benton and Hufford. Available from the [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txrrcgs/ Red River County Texas Genealogical Society]<br>  
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*''Bible Records of Red River County, Texas Genealogical Members, Volume *'' Bible Records of the following families: Meyer, Lee, Turk, Myers, McCain, Low, Jones, McCuiston, Hall, Johnson, Pinson, Young, Strawn, Turner, Rose, Seale, Smith, Claiborne, Williams, Dyers, Strange, Benton and Hufford. Available from the [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txrrcgs/ Red River County Texas Genealogical Society]<br>
*''Reflections of Red River County 1830's-1890'' by Marion Butts. Available from the [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txrrcgs/ Red River Co Genealogy Society]
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*''Reflections of Red River County 1830's-1890'' by Marion Butts. Available from the [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txrrcgs/ Red River Co Genealogy Society]  
 
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcr05 Red River County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.  
 
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcr05 Red River County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/redriver/redrivtoc.htm Biographies]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/redriver/redrivtoc.htm Biographies]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txredriver/rrmap.html Red River County Map]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txredriver/rrmap.html Red River County Map]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; From the Republic to the Turn of the Century&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; From the Republic to the Turn of the Century&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
 
*[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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==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/redriver/redrivobi.htm Red River County Obituaries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/redriver/redrivobi.htm Red River County Obituaries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Texas  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Texas  
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Red River County Public Library<br>307 N Walnut St<br>Clarksville, TX 75426<br>Phone: (903) 427-3991<br>[http://www.rrlibrary.org/ Website]  
 
Red River County Public Library<br>307 N Walnut St<br>Clarksville, TX 75426<br>Phone: (903) 427-3991<br>[http://www.rrlibrary.org/ Website]  
  
Red River County, TX Genealogical Society<br>P. O. Box 516<br>Clarksville, TX 75426-2720<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txrrcgs/ Website]
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Red River County, TX Genealogical Society<br>P. O. Box 516<br>Clarksville, TX 75426-2720<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txrrcgs/ Website]  
  
[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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[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/redriver/redrivtoc.htm Red River County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/redriver/redrivtoc.htm Red River County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txredriver/ Red River County&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txredriver/ Red River County&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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Red River County, Texas
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Founded March 17, 1836
County Seat Clarksville
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Contents

County Courthouse

Red River County has had five courthouses. [1] The fifth and current courthouse was built in 1885. 

Red River County Courthouse
County Clerk - Lorie Baird
North Walnut Street
Clarksville, TX 75426
Phone: 903-427-2401
Fax: 903-427-3589

Red River County Government Website

History

Parent County

1836--Red River County was created 17 March 1836 from an Old Mexican Municipality. LaGrange (now called Madras) was named temporary county seat in 1837, until Clarksville was selected as the county seat in 1838. [2] County seat:Clarksville [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Annona | Avery | Bagwell | Bogata | Clarksville | Detroit | Deport (mostly in Lamar County) | English | Maple

Neighboring Counties


Resources

Cemeteries

Census


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War Dead buried in Red River County, Texas, by Lawrence and Sue Dale. Contains all notes from cemetery records, 374 individuals, most without formal Civil War markers. Available from the authors
  • 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

Red River County Public Library
307 N Walnut St
Clarksville, TX 75426
Phone: (903) 427-3991
Website

Red River County, TX Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 516
Clarksville, TX 75426-2720
Website

Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Web Sites

References

  1. HistoricTexas.net: Red River County http://www3.historictexas.net/red-river-county-texas
  2. Handbook of Texas Online: Red River County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcr05
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).