Rusk County, Texas

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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties R|Counties R]] &gt;&nbsp;Rusk County'' <br>
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{{Texas-stub}} ''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties R|Counties R]] &gt;&nbsp;Rusk County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1843--'''Rusk County was created 16 January 1843 from[[Nacogdoches_County,_Texas|Nacogdoches]] County. '''County seat:''' Henderson <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1843--'''Rusk County was created 16 January 1843 from[[Nacogdoches County, Texas|Nacogdoches]] County. '''County seat:''' Henderson <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  ====
'''1878--'''Courthouse and many county records were destroyed by fire in March 1878.
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'''1878--'''Courthouse and many county records were destroyed by fire in March 1878.  
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Cherokee_County,_Texas|Cherokee]]
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*[[Cherokee County, Texas|Cherokee]]  
*[[Gregg_County,_Texas|Gregg]]
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*[[Gregg County, Texas|Gregg]]  
*[[Harrison_County,_Texas|Harrison]]
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*[[Harrison County, Texas|Harrison]]  
*[[Nacogdoches_County,_Texas|Nacogdoches]]
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*[[Nacogdoches County, Texas|Nacogdoches]]  
*[[Panola_County,_Texas|Panola]]
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*[[Panola County, Texas|Panola]]  
*[[Shelby_County,_Texas|Shelby]]
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*[[Shelby County, Texas|Shelby]]  
*[[Smith_County,_Texas|Smith]]
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*[[Smith County, Texas|Smith]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== 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.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site  
  
1914 Map of Angelina, Gregg, Harrison, Cherokee, Houston, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith &amp; Trinity at [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~shastaca/maps/TX/TX13map.html www.rootsweb.com]
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1914 Map of Angelina, Gregg, Harrison, Cherokee, Houston, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith &amp; Trinity at [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~shastaca/maps/TX/TX13map.html www.rootsweb.com]  
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Rusk_County,_Texas]]
 
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Revision as of 02:23, 28 August 2010

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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1843--Rusk County was created 16 January 1843 fromNacogdoches County. County seat: Henderson [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1878--Courthouse and many county records were destroyed by fire in March 1878.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

1914 Map of Angelina, Gregg, Harrison, Cherokee, Houston, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith & Trinity at www.rootsweb.com

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
  • Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]
    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.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • TEXAS GenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.

References

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