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Quick Dates

San Jacinto County's civil records start the following years:

Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1903  1870    1880  1851  1876 

County Courthouse

1915--On 30 March 1915 the wooden courthouse burned.

San Jacinto County Courthouse
PO Box 669
Cold Spring, TX 77331
Phone: 936.653.2324 

County Clerk has birth, marriage, and death records from 1888,
land and probate records from 1800’s, military discharge records
from 1919 & court records from 1907; District Clerk has divorce records[1] 

History

The first post office was established in 1847.

Parent County

1870--San Jacinto County was created 13 August 1869 from Liberty, Montgomery, Polk, and Walker Counties. County seat: Coldspring [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1880 6,186
1890 7,360 19.0%
1900 10,277 39.6%
1910 9,542 −7.2%
1920 9,867 3.4%
1930 9,711 −1.6%
1940 9,056 −6.7%
1950 7,172 −20.8%
1960 6,153 −14.2%
1970 6,702 8.9%
1980 11,434 70.6%
1990 16,372 43.2%
2000 22,246 35.9%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.









Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

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

  • TXGenWeb Project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), San Jacinto County, Texas. Page 673 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).

 

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