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The collection consista of records from Matagorda County in Bay City, Texas. It includes District Court, Divorce, and Naturalization Records. This collection is being published as images become available.
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Examples of Source Citations for a Record Found in This Collection
- “Delaware Marriage Records,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 4 March 2011), entry for William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, married 23 November 1913; citing marriage certificate no. 859; FHL microfilm 2,025,063; Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.
- “El Salvador Civil Registration,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 21 March 2011), entry for Jose Maria Antonio del Carmen, born 9 April 1880; citing La Libertad, San Juan Opico, Nacimientos 1879-1893, image 50; Ministerio Archivo Civil de la Alcaldia Municipal de San Salvador.
Citation for This Collection
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
"Texas, Matagorda County Records, 1836-1934." FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org). Matagorda County, District Clerk, Bay City, Texas. FHL digital images, 270 digital folders. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
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