Trinity County, Texas Genealogy

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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== African American ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/TX/texas.htm Texas African American Griots Project]  ~  USGenWeb
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com AfriGeneas  ]~  African Ancestor Genealogy
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*Trinity County Cemeteries  ~   TXGenWeb
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*[http://txgenweb4.org/txtrinity/cemetery/cemindex.htm Trinity County Cemeteries]  ~   TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/tx/trinity/census/1860/0000read.htm 1860 Trinity County Census Images]  ~  TXGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/tx/trinity/census/1860/0000read.htm 1860 Trinity County Census Images]  ~  TXGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/tx/trinity/census/1900/ed095/ 1900 Federal Census Trinity County]  ~   TXGenWeb Archives Project
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/tx/trinity/census/1900/ed095/ 1900 Federal Census Trinity County]  ~   TXGenWeb Archives Project
  
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*''A History of Trinity'', 1984, by the Trinity Historical Society.  
 
*''A History of Trinity'', 1984, by the Trinity Historical Society.  
 
*''A History Of Trinity County Texas, 1827 to 1928'', 1966, by Flora Gatlin Bowles. [http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth61097/m1 Read the book online] from The Portal to Texas History.  
 
*''A History Of Trinity County Texas, 1827 to 1928'', 1966, by Flora Gatlin Bowles. [http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth61097/m1 Read the book online] from The Portal to Texas History.  
*[http://txgenweb4.org/txtrinity/trinithistmark.htm Trinity County Historical Landmarks]  ~  TXGenWeb
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*[http://txgenweb4.org/txtrinity/trinithistmark.htm Trinity County Historical Landmarks]  ~  TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hct09 Trinity County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.
 
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hct09 Trinity County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.
  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://txgenweb4.org/txtrinity/military/milindex.htm Trinity County Military Resources ] ~  TXGenWeb
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*[http://txgenweb4.org/txtrinity/military/milindex.htm Trinity County Military Resources ] ~  TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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*[http://www.easttexasnews.com/ East Texas News ]
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*[http://www.easttexasnews.com/ East Texas News ]  
 
*[http://www.hometownnews.com/tx.htm Home Town News]  -  Texas Newspaper Index with links  
 
*[http://www.hometownnews.com/tx.htm Home Town News]  -  Texas Newspaper Index with links  
 
*[http://newslink.org/txnews.html Newslink]  -  Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)  
 
*[http://newslink.org/txnews.html Newslink]  -  Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)  
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==== Obituaries  ====
 
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/tx/trinity/trintoc.htm Trinity County Obituaries]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/tx/trinity/trintoc.htm Trinity County Obituaries]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~  Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~  Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]  ~  Texas  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]  ~  Texas  
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==== Probate  ====
 
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/tx/trinity/trintoc.htm Trinity County Probate Record Books]  ~  TXGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/tx/trinity/trintoc.htm Trinity County Probate Record Books]  ~  TXGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]  ~  Ancestry.com  (subscription)
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]  ~  Ancestry.com  (subscription)
  

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Trinity County, Texas
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Location of Texas in the U.S.
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Founded February 11, 1850
County Seat Groveton
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Contents

County Courthouse

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

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

1914 Map of Angelina, Gregg, Harrison, Cherokee, Houston, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith & Trinity at www.rootsweb.com

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

Web Sites

References

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