Walker County, Texas Genealogy

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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties W|Counties W]] &gt;&nbsp;Walker County'' <br>
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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties W|Counties W]] &gt;&nbsp;Walker County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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The county was under martial law for a time in 1871 because of the resistance to Reconstruction.  
 
The county was under martial law for a time in 1871 because of the resistance to Reconstruction.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1846--'''Walker County was created&nbsp;April 6, 1846 from [[Montgomery_County,_Texas|Montgomery]] County. '''County seat:''' Huntsville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1846--'''Walker County was created&nbsp;April 6, 1846 from [[Montgomery County, Texas|Montgomery]] County. '''County seat:''' Huntsville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Grimes_County,_Texas|Grimes]]
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*[[Grimes County, Texas|Grimes]]  
*[[Houston_County,_Texas|Houston]]
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*[[Houston County, Texas|Houston]]  
*[[Madison_County,_Texas|Madison]]
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*[[Madison County, Texas|Madison]]  
*[[Montgomery_County,_Texas|Montgomery]]
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*[[Montgomery County, Texas|Montgomery]]  
*[[San_Jacinto_County,_Texas|San Jacinto]]
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*[[San Jacinto County, Texas|San Jacinto]]  
*[[San_Jacinto_County,_Texas|Trinity]]
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*[[San Jacinto County, Texas|Trinity]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
The[http://www.wcgen.com/ Walker County Historical Society ]published cemetery records, volumes 1,2, and 3.&nbsp; Volumes 1 and 2 are available online at the historical society website.&nbsp;
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The[http://www.wcgen.com/ Walker County Historical Society ]published cemetery records, volumes 1,2, and 3.&nbsp; Volumes 1 and 2 are available online at the historical society website.&nbsp;  
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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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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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
 
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
 
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=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.
 
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=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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== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Walker_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Walker_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 04:53, 28 August 2010

United StatesTexasCounties W > Walker County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

The county was under martial law for a time in 1871 because of the resistance to Reconstruction.

Parent County

1846--Walker County was created April 6, 1846 from Montgomery County. County seat: Huntsville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

TheWalker County Historical Society published cemetery records, volumes 1,2, and 3.  Volumes 1 and 2 are available online at the historical society website. 

Church

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

References

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