Wise County, Texas Genealogy

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| [http://www.wisecountytexas.info/births/birth_records.htm Recorded Births &amp; Birth Certificates]
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| Data of 19,202 births with 9,500 certificates online.
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| [http://www.wisecountytexas.info/births/ Birth&nbsp;Statistics and Announcements]
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| No longer online. Sent on request.
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| [http://www.wcmessenger.com/lifestyle/new_arrivals.php Wise County Messenger Newspaper]
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Alphabetical listing of all headstones with pictures - [http://www.wisecountytexas.info/cemeteries/headstone%20info.htm http://www.wisecountytexas.info/cemeteries/headstone%20info.htm]&nbsp;&nbsp;  
 
Alphabetical listing of all headstones with pictures - [http://www.wisecountytexas.info/cemeteries/headstone%20info.htm http://www.wisecountytexas.info/cemeteries/headstone%20info.htm]&nbsp;&nbsp;  
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Maps and information about all 101 Wise County cemeteries - [http://www.wisecountytexas.info/cemeteries/cem_info.htm http://www.wisecountytexas.info/cemeteries/cem_info.htm]  
 
Maps and information about all 101 Wise County cemeteries - [http://www.wisecountytexas.info/cemeteries/cem_info.htm http://www.wisecountytexas.info/cemeteries/cem_info.htm]  
  
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Local Histories  
  
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Maps  
  
 
[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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[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
  
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[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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.
  
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Societies and Libraries
  
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Websites
  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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.
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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[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://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=194063&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Wise&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194063&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Wise&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Revision as of 17:02, 31 October 2010

United StatesTexasCounties W > Wise County


Contents

County Courthouse

TexasWiseCourthouse.jpg

History

The first white settler arrived in 1854 and the first public school opened in 1855.

Parent County

1856--Wise County was created 23 January 1856 from Cooke County. County seat: Decatur [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1881--Courthouse and many county records were destroyed by fire.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Wise County Genealogy Research Resources

Births

1864-1933 Recorded Births & Birth Certificates Data of 19,202 births with 9,500 certificates online.
1926-2009 Birth Statistics and Announcements No longer online. Sent on request.
Recent Wise County Messenger Newspaper Birth announcements online

Marriages/Divorces

 

Cemeteries -

Alphabetical listing of all headstones with pictures - http://www.wisecountytexas.info/cemeteries/headstone%20info.htm  

Maps and information about all 101 Wise County cemeteries - http://www.wisecountytexas.info/cemeteries/cem_info.htm

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

Websites


TEXAS GenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.


Family History Library Catalog

References

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

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