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Guide to Val Verde County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
The first settlement was in 1808 by a Mexican Priest. The first Anglo-American settlement was established in 1868.
Places / Localities
Del Rio | Juno | Langtry | Loma Alta| Pandale | Pumpville| Sharp
- Westlawn Cemetery, Del Rio BillionGraves
Local histories are available for Val Verde County, Texas Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Texas Local Histories.
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
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
Probate records of Texas have been kept by the probate clerk in each county courthouse. You can obtain copies of the records from the clerk's office. In most counties, all information pertaining to a probate case is recorded in the "probate minutes."
Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their places of residence.
Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records.
See the Wiki page Texas Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.
Certified birth and death certificates or birth and death verifications can be ordered online or by mail at the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health. Copies can also be obtained from the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred and are often less expensive. You can also order them online through a third party company.
See Texas Vital Records for more information about Vital records in Texas.
- 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.
- 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
Val Verde County Historical Commission
P.O. Box 421806
Del Rio, TX 78842-1806
Val Verde County Library
300 Spring St
Del Rio, TX 78840
Family History Centers
- ↑ Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Val Verde County, Texas. Page 675 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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