Difference between revisions of "Baylor County, Texas Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(<A script created by the FamilySearch Wiki Engineering Team modified a link on this page so it will not break when the Family History Library Catalog changes in late December.>)
Line 33: Line 33:
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
'''County Seat:''' | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193165&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Baylor%2C+Seymour&columns=*,0,0 Seymour]&nbsp;|  
+
'''County Seat:''' | {{FHL|Texas%2C+Baylor%2C+Seymour|subject|disp=Seymour}}&nbsp;|  
  
 
'''Cities and Towns:'''  
 
'''Cities and Towns:'''  
Line 129: Line 129:
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193127&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Aransas&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
+
*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Aransas|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/tx.htm Cyndi's List ~ Texas]
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/tx.htm Cyndi's List ~ Texas]
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193164&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Baylor&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
+
*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Baylor|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Revision as of 06:55, 7 January 2011

United States  > Texas > B Counties > Baylor County
Adopt-a-wiki page
Hiddenancestorslogo.JPG This page adopted by:
Hidden Ancestors
who welcome you to contribute.
User:Evancol
Adopt a page today

Baylor County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Baylor County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 1, 1858
County Seat Seymour
Courthouse


County Courthouse

District & County Clerk
Clara Coker
101 S. Washington, Seymour 76380
(940) 889-3322
FAX: (940) 889-4300

History

Parent County

1858--Baylor County was created 1 February 1858 from Fannin Land District. County seat: Seymour [1] 

The county was named for Henry W. Baylor, a doctor serving with the Texas Rangers.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

County Seat: | Seymour |

Cities and Towns:

Round Timber - Established 1874, Population in 2000 was 2. [2]

Seaborn - A post office operated at Seaborn from January 1907 to September 1910 before changing its name to Westover. [3]

Westover - Created in 1910 when the name of the town of Seaborn was changed to Westover.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Historical Maps  ~  From the Republic to the Turn of the Century  ~  Hidden Ancestors Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Handbook of Texas Online
  3. Postmasters and Post Offices of Texas, 1846-1930