Ward County, Texas Genealogy

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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txward/barstow_cemetery_index.htm Barstow Cemetery&nbsp;] -&nbsp; index
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txward/barstow_cemetery_index.htm Barstow Cemetery&nbsp;] -&nbsp; index  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txward/monahans_cemetery.htm Monahans Cemetery]&nbsp; -&nbsp; photos
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txward/monahans_cemetery.htm Monahans Cemetery]&nbsp; -&nbsp; photos  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txward/pyote_cemetery_index.htm Pyote Cemetery&nbsp;] -&nbsp; index
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txward/pyote_cemetery_index.htm Pyote Cemetery&nbsp;] -&nbsp; index  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/cemph/ward/wardtama.htm Tamarisk Cemtery] - photos - USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/cemph/ward/wardtama.htm Tamarisk Cemtery] - photos - USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txward/wilks_cemetery.htm Wilkes Cemetery]&nbsp; -&nbsp; photos
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txward/wilks_cemetery.htm Wilkes Cemetery]&nbsp; -&nbsp; photos  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/ward/deeds/ward.txt Land Survey Abstract Indices] of&nbsp; the Original Land Owners of Texas
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/ward/deeds/ward.txt Land Survey Abstract Indices] of&nbsp; the Original Land Owners of Texas  
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcw03 History of Ward County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; The Handbook of Texas Online
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*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcw03 History of Ward County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; The Handbook of Texas Online  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
  
 
== Maps  ==
 
== Maps  ==
  
*[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/TX/County/ward.htm 1895 US&nbsp;Atlas Ward County]
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*[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/TX/County/ward.htm 1895 US&nbsp;Atlas Ward County]  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; From the Republic to the Turn of the Century&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; From the Republic to the Turn of the Century&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
 
*[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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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/ward/vitals/births/wardb17.txt Draft Registration 1917-1918]&nbsp;- USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/ward/vitals/births/wardb17.txt Draft Registration 1917-1918]&nbsp;- USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
  
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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Ward County Library<br>409 S Dwight St<br>Monahans, TX 79756<br>Phone: (432) 943-3332<br>
 
Ward County Library<br>409 S Dwight St<br>Monahans, TX 79756<br>Phone: (432) 943-3332<br>
  
[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
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[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies  
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/ward/wardtoc.htm Ward County Archives] - USGenWeb
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/ward/wardtoc.htm Ward County Archives] - USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txward/ Ward County] TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txward/ Ward County] TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  

Revision as of 19:43, 12 July 2011

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Ward County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Ward County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 26, 1887
County Seat Monahans
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Anglo-American settlement started in 1881.

Parent County

1887--Ward County was created 26 February 1887 from Tom Green County. County seat: Monahans [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Land Survey Abstract Indices of  the Original Land Owners of Texas

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Ward County Library
409 S Dwight St
Monahans, TX 79756
Phone: (432) 943-3332

Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Web Sites

References

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