Scurry County, Texas

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[http://www.co.scurry.tx.us/ips/cms Scurry County Courthouse]<br>1806 25th Street Ste 300<br>Snyder, TX 79549<br>Phone: 915.573.5332&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage, land and probate records from 1884, court<br>records from 1909 and military records from 1918; <br>District Clerk has divorce records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Scurry County, Texas. Page 673 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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'''1876--'''Scurry County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Snyder <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1876--'''Scurry County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Snyder.&nbsp;&nbsp;The county was named for Confederate general William Read Scurry.&nbsp;<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txscurry/cemetery.htm Link to Scurry County Cemetery listings&nbsp;on TXGenWeb]  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txscurry/cemetery.htm Scurry County Cemetery listings] Scurry County TXGenWeb site.
 
*[http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/Wtx/Scurry/ListScurry.html Cemeteries of Texas, Scurry County page]  
 
*[http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/Wtx/Scurry/ListScurry.html Cemeteries of Texas, Scurry County page]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2727 Find-a-grave listings for Scurry County]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2727 Find-a-grave listings for Scurry County]
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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  
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[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.
  
 
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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.
  
 
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txscurry/ Scurry County TXGenWeb]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txscurry/ Scurry County page, TXGenWeb]
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.
  
 
*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Scurry|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
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County Courthouse 

Scurry County Courthouse
1806 25th Street Ste 300
Snyder, TX 79549
Phone: 915.573.5332 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage, land and probate records from 1884, court
records from 1909 and military records from 1918;
District Clerk has divorce records[1]



Scurry County Courthouse.JPG
 

History

Parent County

1876--Scurry County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Snyder.  The county was named for Confederate general William Read Scurry. [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Funeral Homes

  • Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home - 3101 College Ave. Snyder, Texas 79549; (325) 573-5454
  • Wright Colonial Funeral Home - 208 37th St. Snyder, Texas 79549; (325) 573-6200
  • Hillside Memorial Gardens - Colorado City Highway Snyder, Texas 79549; (325) 573-5251

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

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Scurry 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).