Val Verde County, Texas Genealogy

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Val Verde County Courthouse<br> PO Box 1267<br> Del Rio, TX 78841-1267<br> Phone: 830.774.7564&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, land, probate, military<br>and court records from 1885; District&nbsp;Clerk has divorce <br>records
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Val Verde County Courthouse<br> PO Box 1267<br> Del Rio, TX 78841-1267<br> Phone: 830.774.7564&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, land, probate, military<br>and court records from 1885; District&nbsp;Clerk has divorce <br>records  
  
 
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=104165 Westlawn Cemetery, Del Rio] BillionGraves
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [[Texas Death Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] 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://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [[Texas, Death Index, 1964-1998 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
 
*[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.
 
*[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.
  

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Contents

County Courthouse

Val Verde County Courthouse
PO Box 1267
Del Rio, TX 78841-1267
Phone: 830.774.7564 

County Clerk has marriage, land, probate, military
and court records from 1885; District Clerk has divorce
records

History

The first settlement was in 1808 by a Mexican Priest. The first Anglo-American settlement was established in 1868.

Parent County

1885--Val Verde County was created 20 February 1885 from Kinney, Crockett, and Pecos Counties. County seat: Del Rio [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Del Rio | Juno | Langtry | Loma Alta| Pandale | Pumpville| Sharp

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Val Verde County 1910 Map from the Val Verde County TXGenWeb site.

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

Military

1890 U.S. Census of Veterans and Widows, Val Verde County Val Verde Co. TXGenWeb site

1920 Census for Army Camp Del Rio Val Verde Co TXGenWeb site

Val Verde Co TX Casualties of World War II Val Verde Co TXGenWeb site

Val Verde Co TX Vietnam War Casualites Val Verde Co TXGenWeb site

Newspapers

Del Rio News-Herald

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Val Verde County Historical Commission
P.O. Box 421806
Del Rio, TX 78842-1806
830-734-2124

Val Verde County Library
300 Spring St
Del Rio, TX 78840
830-774-7595

Whitehead Memorial Museum

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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