Zapata County, Texas Genealogy

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Zapata County was created and organized 22 January 1858 from Starr and Webb counties. Most, if not all, county records were destroyed during military action in 1863. County seat: Zapata (formerly Carrizo). Spanish settlers arrived in 1750. The Texas claim to this land was assured under the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848.  
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'''1858--'''Zapata County was created 22 January 1858 from Starr and Webb Counties.''' County seat:''' Zapata <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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Most, if not all, county records were destroyed during military action in 1863. County seat: Zapata (formerly Carrizo). Spanish settlers arrived in 1750. The Texas claim to this land was assured under the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848.
  
 
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Revision as of 17:26, 24 October 2008

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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1858--Zapata County was created 22 January 1858 from Starr and Webb Counties. County seat: Zapata [1]

Most, if not all, county records were destroyed during military action in 1863. County seat: Zapata (formerly Carrizo). Spanish settlers arrived in 1750. The Texas claim to this land was assured under the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References


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