Wharton County, Texas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1846--'''Wharton County was created 3 April 1846 from[[Matagorda_County,_Texas|&nbsp;Matagorda]], [[Jackson_County,_Texas|Jackson,]] and&nbsp;[[Colorado_County,_Texas|Colorado ]]Counties.'''County seat:''' Wharton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1846--'''Wharton County was created 3 April 1846 from[[Matagorda County, Texas|&nbsp;Matagorda]], [[Jackson County, Texas|Jackson,]] and&nbsp;[[Colorado County, Texas|Colorado ]]Counties.'''County seat:''' Wharton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Austin_County,_Texas|Austin]]
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*[[Austin County, Texas|Austin]]  
*[[Brazoria_County,_Texas|Brazoria]]
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*[[Brazoria County, Texas|Brazoria]]  
*[[Colorado_County,_Texas|Colorado]]
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*[[Colorado County, Texas|Colorado]]  
*[[Fort_Bend_County,_Texas|Fort Bend]]
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*[[Fort Bend County, Texas|Fort Bend]]  
*[[Jackson_County,_Texas|Jackson]]
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*[[Jackson County, Texas|Jackson]]  
*[[Matagorda_County,_Texas|Matagorda]]
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*[[Matagorda County, Texas|Matagorda]]
  
 
== 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  
  
 
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==== 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=194021&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Wharton&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194021&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Wharton&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
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Revision as of 06:55, 28 August 2010

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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1846--Wharton County was created 3 April 1846 from Matagorda, Jackson, and Colorado Counties.County seat: Wharton [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).