Trinity County, Texas Genealogy

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Trinity County; PO Box 456; Groveton, TX 75845; Ph. 936.642.1208 Details: (Courthouse burned 1876; some deeds refiled) (Co Clk has b rec from 1911, d rec from 1919, m & land rec from 1876, div rec from 1920, pro & ct rec; Co Judge has school rec)
  
 
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Trinity County, Texas
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Founded February 11, 1850
County Seat Groveton
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County Courthouse

Trinity County; PO Box 456; Groveton, TX 75845; Ph. 936.642.1208 Details: (Courthouse burned 1876; some deeds refiled) (Co Clk has b rec from 1911, d rec from 1919, m & land rec from 1876, div rec from 1920, pro & ct rec; Co Judge has school rec)

History

The first Anglo-American settler arrived in 1844.

Parent County

1850--Trinity County was created 11 February 1850 from Houston County. County seat: Groveton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1872,1876--Courthouses and most county records were destroyed by fire in December 1872 and February 1876.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Apple Springs | Barnes | Glendale | Groveton | Nigton | Nogalus Prairie | Pennington | Trinity | Woodlake

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries


Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Trinity County Beginnings, 1986, edited by Patricia B. and Joseph W. Hensley for theTrinity County Book Committee.
  • A History of Trinity, 1984, by the Trinity Historical Society.
  • A History Of Trinity County Texas, 1827 to 1928, 1966, by Flora Gatlin Bowles. Read the book online from The Portal to Texas History.
  • Trinity County Historical Landmarks  ~  TXGenWeb
  • Trinity County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Blanche K Werner Public Library
203 Prospect Dr
Trinity, TX 75862
Phone: (936) 594-2087

Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).