Waller County, Texas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1873--'''Waller County was created&nbsp; 28 April 1873 from[[Austin_County,_Texas|Austin]] and [[Grimes_County,_Texas|Grimes]] Counties.'''County seat:''' Hempstead <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1873--'''Waller County was created&nbsp; 28 April 1873 from[[Austin County, Texas|Austin]] and [[Grimes County, Texas|Grimes]] Counties.'''County seat:''' Hempstead <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  
  
*[[Austin_County,_Texas|Austin]]
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*[[Austin County, Texas|Austin]]  
*[[Fort_Bend_County,_Texas|Fort Bend]]
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*[[Fort Bend County, Texas|Fort Bend]]  
*[[Grimes_County,_Texas|Grimes]]
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*[[Grimes County, Texas|Grimes]]  
*[[Harris_County,_Texas|Harris]]
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*[[Harris County, Texas|Harris]]  
*[[Montgomery_County,_Texas|Montgomery]]
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*[[Montgomery County, Texas|Montgomery]]  
*[[Washington_County,_Texas|Washington]]
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*[[Washington County, Texas|Washington]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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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=194003&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Waller&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194003&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Waller&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]

Revision as of 04:53, 28 August 2010

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Contents

County Courthouse

History

The area was part of Stephen F. Austin's first colony, with the first settlement occurring around 1821.

Parent County

1873--Waller County was created  28 April 1873 fromAustin and Grimes Counties.County seat: Hempstead [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

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

  • 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).