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Terrell County has had only one courthouse, built in 1906.&nbsp; The courthouse was remodelled into a modern style building in 1939.  
 
Terrell County has had only one courthouse, built in 1906.&nbsp; The courthouse was remodelled into a modern style building in 1939.  
  
Terrell County Courthouse<br>105 East Hackberry<br>Sanderson, TX 79848<br>(432)345-2421<br>[http://www.co.terrell.tx.us/ips/cms Terrell County Government Website]
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Terrell County Courthouse<br>105 East Hackberry<br>Sanderson, TX 79848<br>(432)345-2421<br>[http://www.co.terrell.tx.us/ips/cms Terrell County Government Website]  
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[http://www.co.terrell.tx.us/ips/cms Terrell County Courthouse]<br> PO Drawer 410<br> Sanderson, Texas 79848-0410<br> Phone: 915.345.2391<br><br> County Clerk has marriage, probate and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Terrell County, Texas. Page 674 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== African American ====
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==== African American ====
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/TX/texas.htm TX African American Griots Project&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/TX/texas.htm TX African American Griots Project&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ AfriGeneas]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; African Ancestored Genealogy
 
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ AfriGeneas]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; African Ancestored Genealogy
  
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~txterrel/resources/cedar_grove_cemetery.html Cedar Grove Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~txterrel/resources/cedar_grove_cemetery.html Cedar Grove Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txterrel/resources/cemeteries.html#s Sanderson Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txterrel/resources/cemeteries.html#s Sanderson Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~txterrel/resources/santa_rita_cemetery.html Santa Rita Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~txterrel/resources/santa_rita_cemetery.html Santa Rita Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
  
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*[http://www.texasescapes.com/DEPARTMENTS/Grave_Thoughts/TexasCemeteries.htm Texas Escapes] Listing of Texas cemeteries with transcriptions and lots of pictures.
 
*[http://www.texasescapes.com/DEPARTMENTS/Grave_Thoughts/TexasCemeteries.htm Texas Escapes] Listing of Texas cemeteries with transcriptions and lots of pictures.
  
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*''Terrell County, Texas, 1978'' by the Terrell County Heritage Commission.  
 
*''Terrell County, Texas, 1978'' by the Terrell County Heritage Commission.  
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hct03 Terrell County History] from The Handbook of Texas Online<br>
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*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hct03 Terrell County History] from The Handbook of Texas Online<br>  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
  
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==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txterrel/resources/obits_sanderson_times.html Terrell County Obituaries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txterrel/resources/obits_sanderson_times.html Terrell County Obituaries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Texas  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Texas  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
  
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*[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://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [[United States World War II Draft Records]] 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.  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/texas/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Texas&nbsp; 1850 - 1930
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
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Terrell County Public Library<br>108 Hackberry<br>Sanderson, TX 79848<br>Phone: (432) 345-2294
  
 
[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies  
 
[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies  
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/terrell/terreltoc.htm Terrell County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/terrell/terreltoc.htm Terrell County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txterrel/ Terrell County TX]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txterrel/ Terrell County TX]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  
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Contents

County Courthouse

Terrell County has had only one courthouse, built in 1906.  The courthouse was remodelled into a modern style building in 1939.

Terrell County Courthouse
105 East Hackberry
Sanderson, TX 79848
(432)345-2421
Terrell County Government Website

Terrell County Courthouse
PO Drawer 410
Sanderson, Texas 79848-0410
Phone: 915.345.2391

County Clerk has marriage, probate and land records[1]

History

Parent County

1905--Terrell County was created 8 April 1905 from Pecos County. County seat: Sanderson [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American


Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Terrell County, Texas, 1978 by the Terrell County Heritage Commission.
  • Terrell County History from The Handbook of Texas Online
  • Texas Museums  ~  List of all museums in Texas  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Maps

Military

  • Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Fallen Heroes  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Terrell County Public Library
108 Hackberry
Sanderson, TX 79848
Phone: (432) 345-2294

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), Terrell 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).