Zapata County, Texas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
 
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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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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''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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'''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>  
  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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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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'''1863--'''Most, if not all, county records were destroyed during military action in 1863.
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  

Revision as of 17:27, 24 October 2008

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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Spanish settlers arrived in 1750. The Texas claim to this land was assured under the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848.

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1863--Most, if not all, county records were destroyed during military action in 1863.

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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