Swisher County, Texas

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Guide to Swisher County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Founded August 21, 1876
County Seat Tulia
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Contents

County Courthouse

Swisher County Courthouse
Tulia, TX 79088
Phone: 806.995.3294

County Clerk has birth records from 1904,
marriage, death and burial records from 1900,
divorce records from 1905, probate and court
records from 1890 and land records from 1888[1]

History

Parent County

1876--Swisher County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Tulia [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Happy | Kress | Tulia | Vigo Park

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Court Docket 1890-1891  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Land

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Swisher County, Texas. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Texas Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Probate records of Texas have been kept by the probate clerk in each county courthouse. You can obtain copies of the records from the clerk's office. In most counties, all information pertaining to a probate case is recorded in the "probate minutes."

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their places of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records.

See the Wiki page Texas Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Taxation

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. United States Vital Records has additional research guidance on researching and using vital records. See Texas Vital Records for more information about Vital records in Texas or How to order Texas Vital Records


A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health, the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred, ordered electronically online or download an application for Texas Birth and Death Certificate, Marriage or Divorce Verification Application to mail.

Societies and Libraries

  • Swisher County Library
    127 Sw 2nd St
    Tulia, TX 79088
    Phone: (806) 995-3447
  • Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Swisher County, Texas. Page 674 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).