Upshur County, Texas

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{{Texas-stub}} ''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties UV|Counties UV]] &gt;&nbsp;Upshur County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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The first trading post was established in 1838.  
 
The first trading post was established in 1838.  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1846--'''Upshur County was created 27 April 1846 from[[Harrison_County,_Texas|Harrison]] and [[Nacogdoches_County,_Texas|Nacogdoches]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Gilmer <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1846--'''Upshur County was created 27 April 1846 from[[Harrison County, Texas|Harrison]] and [[Nacogdoches County, Texas|Nacogdoches]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Gilmer <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Camp_County,_Texas|Camp]]
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*[[Camp County, Texas|Camp]]  
*[[Gregg_County,_Texas|Gregg]]
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*[[Gregg County, Texas|Gregg]]  
*[[Harrison_County,_Texas|Harrison]]
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*[[Harrison County, Texas|Harrison]]  
*[[Marion_County,_Texas|Marion]]
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*[[Marion County, Texas|Marion]]  
*[[Morris_County,_Texas|Morris]]
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*[[Morris County, Texas|Morris]]  
*[[Smith_County,_Texas|Smith]]
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*[[Smith County, Texas|Smith]]  
*[[Wood_County,_Texas|Wood]]
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*[[Wood County, Texas|Wood]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
 
*Kelsey
 
*Kelsey
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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  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county
 
*[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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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193977&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Upshur&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193977&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Upshur&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Upshur_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Upshur_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 03:23, 28 August 2010

United StatesTexasCounties UV > Upshur County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

The first trading post was established in 1838.

Parent County

1846--Upshur County was created 27 April 1846 fromHarrison and Nacogdoches Counties. County seat: Gilmer [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Kelsey

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
  • Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]
    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

Web Sites

  • TEXAS GenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county


References

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