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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.reevescountytexas.net/ Reeves County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 867<br> Pecos, TX 79772-0867<br> Phone: 915.445.5467&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has birth and death&nbsp;records from 1903,<br> marriage, probate court,and land records from 1885<br>and&nbsp;some deferred birth records from the 1800’s<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Reeves County, Texas. Page 672 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.reevescountytexas.net/ Reeves County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 867<br> Pecos, TX 79772-0867<br> Phone: 915.445.5467&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has birth and death&nbsp;records from 1903,<br> marriage, probate court,and land records from 1885<br>and&nbsp;some deferred birth records from the 1800’s<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Reeves County, Texas. Page 672 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

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County Courthouse

Reeves County Courthouse
PO Box 867
Pecos, TX 79772-0867
Phone: 915.445.5467 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage, probate court,and land records from 1885
and some deferred birth records from the 1800’s[1]

History

The county's first settlers were Mexican farmers. Anglo-American settlers arrived about 1871.

Parent County

1883--Reeves County was created 14 April 1883 from Pecos County. County seat: Pecos [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Reeves County Land Survey Abstracts  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

History of Reeves County
Author: Robert N. Gatewood

Pecos: A History of the Pioneer West
Author: Alton Hughes

Henry F. Reeves, His Activities & Possessions
Author: Mary Helen Pax

History of the Pecos Volunteer Fire Department
Author: Mary Nabers Prewitt

The Romance of the Davis Mountains & Big Bend Country
Author: Carlysle Graham Raht

Spirits of the Border: The History & Mystery of the Lone Star State
Authors: Ken & Sharon Kudnall

Toyah Taproots: A memory book of those who put down roots in Toyah
Compiled by: The Toyah Historical & Centennial Committee

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Reeves County Library
505 S Park St
Pecos, TX 79772
Phone: (432) 445-5340

Family History Centers

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

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Reeves County, Texas. Page 672 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).