Walker County, Texas Genealogy

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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county  
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county  
 
*[http://www.wcgen.com/ Walker County Genealogical Society] Includes cemetery database, Walker County history books, historical pictures and Bible records.<br>
 
*[http://www.wcgen.com/ Walker County Genealogical Society] Includes cemetery database, Walker County history books, historical pictures and Bible records.<br>
  

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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

The Walker 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 TXGenWeb 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).