Wichita County, Texas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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The first white settler arrived in 1856.  
 
The first white settler arrived in 1856.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1858--'''Wichita County was created 1 February 1858 Fannin Land District. '''County seat: '''Wichita Falls <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1858--'''Wichita County was created 1 February 1858 Fannin Land District. '''County seat: '''Wichita Falls <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Archer_County,_Texas|Archer]]
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*[[Archer County, Texas|Archer]]  
*[[Baylor_County,_Texas|Baylor]]
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*[[Baylor County, Texas|Baylor]]  
*[[Clay_County,_Texas|Clay]]
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*[[Clay County, Texas|Clay]]  
*[[Cotton_County,_Oklahoma|Cotton&nbsp;County, Oklahoma]]
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*[[Cotton County, Oklahoma|Cotton&nbsp;County, Oklahoma]]  
*[[Tillman_County,_Oklahoma|Tillman County, Oklahoma]]
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*[[Tillman County, Oklahoma|Tillman County, Oklahoma]]  
*[[Tillman_County,_Oklahoma|&nbsp;]][[Wilbarger_County,_Texas|Wilbarger]]
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*[[Tillman County, Oklahoma|&nbsp;]][[Wilbarger County, Texas|Wilbarger]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
 
*Wichita Falls
 
*Wichita Falls
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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=194032&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Wichita&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194032&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Wichita&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Wichita_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Wichita_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 06:56, 28 August 2010

United StatesTexasCounties W > Wichita County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

The first white settler arrived in 1856.

Parent County

1858--Wichita County was created 1 February 1858 Fannin Land District. County seat: Wichita Falls [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Wichita Falls

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).