Titus County, Texas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.titus.tx.us/ Titus County Courthouse]<br> 100 West 1st Street Suite 204<br> Mt. Pleasant, Texas 75455<br> Phone: 903.577.6796<br><br>County Clerk has birth, marriage death, land,<br> probate, court and military records from 1895;<br> District Clerk has divorce records from 1895<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Titus 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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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1846--'''Titus County was created 11 May 1846 from[[Bowie_County,_Texas|Bowie]] and [[Red_River_County,_Texas|Red River]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Mount Pleasant <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1846--'''Titus County was created 11 May 1846 from [[Bowie County, Texas|Bowie]] and [[Red River County, Texas|Red River]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Mount Pleasant <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
'''1895--'''Courthouse and all county records were destroyed by fire in September 1895.
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'''1895--'''Courthouse and all county records were destroyed by fire in September 1895.  
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
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Miller's Cove | Mount Pleasant | Talco | Winfield<br>
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Franklin County, Texas|Franklin]]  
 
*[[Franklin County, Texas|Franklin]]  
 
*[[Morris County, Texas|Morris]]  
 
*[[Morris County, Texas|Morris]]  
*[[Red_River_County,_Texas|Red River]]
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*[[Red River County, Texas|Red River]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/titustx/obits.htm Titus County Obituaries]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/titustx/cemeteries.htm Titus County Cemeteries]
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==== Family Group Sheets  ====
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/titustx/fgs.htm Titus County Family Group Sheets]
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[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 Texas Genweb site
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/titustx/veterans.htm Titus County Veterans]
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Tribute to Our Fallen Heroes]
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/veterans/veterans.htm Salute to Our Veterans]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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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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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/titustx/vitals.htm Titus County Vital Records]
*[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/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/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.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/titustx/index.htm TXGenWeb Titus County]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193958&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Titus&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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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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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Titus|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Titus County Courthouse
100 West 1st Street Suite 204
Mt. Pleasant, Texas 75455
Phone: 903.577.6796

County Clerk has birth, marriage death, land,
probate, court and military records from 1895;
District Clerk has divorce records from 1895[1]

History

Parent County

1846--Titus County was created 11 May 1846 from Bowie and Red River Counties. County seat: Mount Pleasant [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1895--Courthouse and all county records were destroyed by fire in September 1895.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Miller's Cove | Mount Pleasant | Talco | Winfield

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Obituaries

Cemeteries

Family Group Sheets

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

TXGenWeb Titus County

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • TEXAS GenWeb 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), Titus 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).