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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties D|Counties D]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Dallas County''<br>  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Genealogy|Texas]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties D|Counties D]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Dallas County''<br>  
  
Guide to '''Dallas County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Dallas County Texas ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
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<br>{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Dallas County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption Hidden Ancestors
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| county_map = Tx-dallas.png
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| state = Texas
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| founded year = 1846
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| founded date = March 30
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| seat wl = Dallas
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| building image = TexasDallasCourthouse.jpg
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| building address = Dallas County Courthouse<br>500 Main Street<br>Dallas, TX 75202
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}}  
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== County Information ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.dallascounty.org/ Dallas County Courthouse]<br> 500 Main Street<br> Dallas, TX 75202<br> Phone: 214.653.7131<br>  
 
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[http://www.dallascounty.org/ Dallas County Courthouse]<br> 500 Main Street<br> Dallas, TX 75202<br> Phone: 214.653.7131 <br>  
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County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage records from 1846, probate, court and land records;<br>District Court has divorce<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dallas County, Texas. Page 662 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage records from 1846, probate, court and land records;<br>District Court has divorce<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dallas County, Texas. Page 662 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
[[Image:TexasDallasOldCourthouse.jpg|thumb|right|400px|TexasDallasOldCourthouse.jpg]][[Image:TexasDallasCourthouse.jpg|thumb|right|400px|TexasDallasCourthouse.jpg]]  
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'''County Clerk'''
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509 Main Street, Ste. 200<br>Dallas 75202<br>Phone: 214-653-7099<br>Fax: 214-653-7176
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'''District Clerk'''
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600 Commerce Street<br>Dallas 75202<br>Phone: 214-653-7301<br>
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==== Dallas County, Texas Record Dates ====
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" |
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<center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[#Land Records|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1903
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1846
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1850
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1846
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1842
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|}
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Dallas County, Texas is located in northeastern [[Texas|Texas]] and includes the city of [[Dallas, Dallas County, Texas|Dallas]] and a number of other smaller communities. It was founded in the mid-1800s, and has been known for its fashion, ranching and farming marketplaces.  
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Dallas County, Texas is located in northeastern [[Texas Genealogy|Texas]] and includes the city of [[Dallas, Dallas County, Texas Genealogy|Dallas]] and a number of other smaller communities. It was founded in the mid-1800s, and has been known for its fashion, ranching and farming marketplaces.  
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[[Image:TexasDallasOldCourthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px|TexasDallasOldCourthouse.jpg]]
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1846--'''Dallas County was created 30 March 1846 from [[Robertson County, Texas|Robertson]] and [[Nacogdoches County, Texas|Nacogdoches]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Dallas <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1846--'''Dallas County was created 30 March 1846 from [[Robertson County, Texas Genealogy|Robertson]] and [[Nacogdoches County, Texas Genealogy|Nacogdoches]] Counties.<br>
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*'''County seat:''' Dallas <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''
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*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Dallas, Carrollton|place|disp=Carrollton}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Dallas, Cement City|place|disp=Cement City}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Dallas, Cockrell Hill|place|disp=Cockrell Hill}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Dallas, Dallas|place|disp=Dallas}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Dallas, Farmers Branch|place|disp=Farmers Branch}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Dallas, Garland|place|disp=Garland}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Dallas, Grand Prairie|place|disp=Grand Prairie}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Dallas, Highland Park|place|disp=Highland Park}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Dallas, Irving|place|disp=Irving}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Dallas, Kleberg|place|disp=Kleberg}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Dallas, Lisbon|place|disp=Lisbon}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Dallas, Mesquite|place|disp=Mesquite}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Dallas, Oak Cliff|place|disp=Oak Cliff}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Dallas, Richardson|place|disp=Richardson}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Dallas, University Park|place|disp=University Park}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Dallas, Walnut Creek|place|disp=Walnut Creek}}
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
Addison, Arcadia Park, Audelia, Balch Springs, Bethard, Bethel, Bobwyn, Bouchard, Buckingham, Carrollton, Cedar Hill, Cedarview, Centerville, Cockrell Hill, Cole, Combine, Coppell, [[Dallas, Dallas County, Texas|Dallas]], Dalrock, De Soto, Duck Creek, Duncanville, Eagle Ford, Estelle, Farmers Branch, Florence Hill, Fruitdale, Garland, Gifford, Glen Heights, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Gribble, Highland Park, Hutchins, Irving, Kenwood, Kingswood, Kleberg, Lakeland Heights, Lakeview, Lancaster, Lawson, Ledbetter Hills, Lewisville, Liberty Grove, Meaders, Mesquite, Naaman, New Hope, Oak Cliff, Oldham, Ovilla, Patrick, Pleasant Grove, Pleasant Run, Pleasant Valley, Prestonwood, Rawlins, Red Bird Addition, Reinhardt, Richardson, River Oaks, Rose Hill, Rowlett, Rylie, Sachse, Sargent, Scyene, Seagoville, Shady Grove, Shamrock, Shiloh, Sowers, Sunnyvale, Trinity Mills, Tripp, University Park, Urbandale, Village, Westwood Park, White Rock, Wilmer, Woodland Hills, Wylie, Zacha Junction  
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Addison, Arcadia Park, Audelia, Balch Springs, Bethard, Bethel, Bobwyn, Bouchard, Buckingham, Carrollton, Cedar Hill, Cedarview, Centerville, Cockrell Hill, Cole, Combine, Coppell, [[Dallas, Dallas County, Texas Genealogy|Dallas]], Dalrock, De Soto, Duck Creek, Duncanville, Eagle Ford, Estelle, Farmers Branch, Florence Hill, Fruitdale, Garland, Gifford, Glen Heights, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Gribble, Highland Park, Hutchins, Irving, Kenwood, Kingswood, Kleberg, Lakeland Heights, Lakeview, Lancaster, Lawson, Ledbetter Hills, Lewisville, Liberty Grove, Meaders, Mesquite, Naaman, New Hope, Oak Cliff, Oldham, Ovilla, Patrick, Pleasant Grove, Pleasant Run, Pleasant Valley, Prestonwood, Rawlins, Red Bird Addition, Reinhardt, Richardson, River Oaks, Rose Hill, Rowlett, Rylie, Sachse, Sargent, Scyene, Seagoville, Shady Grove, Shamrock, Shiloh, Sowers, Sunnyvale, Trinity Mills, Tripp, University Park, Urbandale, Village, Westwood Park, White Rock, Wilmer, Woodland Hills, Wylie, Zacha Junction  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Collin County, Texas|Collin]]  
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[[Collin County, Texas Genealogy|Collin]] {{•}} [[Denton County, Texas Genealogy|Denton]] {{•}} [[Ellis County, Texas Genealogy|Ellis]] {{•}} [[Kaufman County, Texas Genealogy|Kaufman]] {{•}} [[Rockwall County, Texas Genealogy|Rockwall]] {{•}} [[Tarrant County, Texas Genealogy|Tarrant]]  
*[[Denton County, Texas|Denton]]  
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*[[Ellis County, Texas|Ellis]]  
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*[[Kaufman County, Texas|Kaufman]]  
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*[[Rockwall County, Texas|Rockwall]]  
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*[[Tarrant County, Texas|Tarrant]]
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<center>{{TX Dallas County, Texas Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries<br> ====
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==== African American ====
  
[http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jwheat/cemeteries/anderson/andersonfamcem.html Anderson Family Cemetery] | Antioch Cemetery | Balch Springs Cemetery | Bear Creek Cemetery | Beatty Family Cemetery | [http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jwheat/beemancem.html Beeman Memorial Cemetery]&nbsp;| [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/bennett.txt Bennett Family Cemetery] (inside Laurel Oaks Cemetery) |&nbsp;[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2401&CScn=big+A+cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Big "A" Cemetery] Find a Grave |&nbsp; [http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=101879 Big "A" Cemetery] BillionGraves | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/bigsprng.txt Big Springs Cemetery] US Genweb | [http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=160167 Big Springs Cemeetery] BillionGraves [&nbsp; | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/blewett.txt Blewett Cemetery]&nbsp;| Bowens Cemetery | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2282610&CScn=brickyard+community+cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Brickyard Community Cemetery] |&nbsp;Brookhaven Cemetery | [http://www.dallasgenealogy.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=467&Itemid=326 Bullock Cemetry] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=calvary+cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576 Calvary Cemetery]&nbsp;| [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2712&CScn=calvary+hill+cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Calvary Hill Cemetery]&nbsp;| Cameron Cemetery&nbsp;| Cartwright Cemetery&nbsp;| [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/caruth.txt Caruth Pioneer Cemetery]&nbsp;| [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/carvercem.txt Abraham Carver Cemetery]&nbsp;| [http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jwheat/carvercem.html Albert Carver Family Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2781&CScn=carver+memorial+park&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Carver Memorial Park] | T. Carver Cemetery | Catholic Cemetery | Catlett Cemetery | Cedarlawn Memorial Park | Chapman Cemetery | Chenault Family Cemetery | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2230307&CScn=coats+cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Coats Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1983464&CScn=cochran+chapel+cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Cochran Chapel Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2956&CScn=cockrell+cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Cockrell Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2316012&CScn=collins+chenault+cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Collins-Chenault Cemetery] | [http://www.texansinthecivilwar.com/Cemeteries/confederate_cemetery.html Confederate Cemetery], | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/cottonwood.txt Cottonwood Cemetery]&nbsp;| Coventry Cemetery |[http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/etx/dallas/cemetery/cox.htm Cox Cemetery] | Crawford's Tornado Graveyard | Crow Family Cemetery | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=3136&CScn=crown+hill+memorial+park&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Crown Hill Memorial Park] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/cumbyweb100gcm.txt Cumby/Webster/Bailey Family Cemetery]&nbsp;| Curtis Family Cemetery | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=3154&CScn=dallas+city+cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Dallas City Cemetery] / City Paupers' Cemetery [http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jwheat/cemeteries/citypaupercem/citypauperscemal.html A-L], [http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jwheat/cemeteries/citypaupercem/citypauperscemmz.html M-Z]&nbsp; | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/daniel.txt Daniel Cemetery]&nbsp;| DeSoto Cemetery | Dowdy Ferry Road Cemetery | [http://www.dallasgenealogy.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=359&Itemid=293 Eagle Ford Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=3154&CScn=dallas+city+cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Edgewood Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2183953&CScn=elam+family+cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Elam Family Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=3433&CScn=Emanu-El+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Emanu-El Cemetery] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/keenan.txt Farmers Branch/Keenan Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2245199&CScn=Ferris+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Ferris Cemetery] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/fields.txt Fields Cemetery]&nbsp;| [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2266603&CScn=Fish+Trap+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Fish Trap Cemetery / La Reunion Cemetery] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/fivemile2.txt Five Mile Cemetery (Ledbetter &amp; allied families)]&nbsp;| [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/fivemile89gcm.txt Five Mile Cemetery]&nbsp;| Florence Family Cemetery | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2187730&CScn=Floyd+Pioneer+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Floyd Pioneer Cemetery] | Floyd-Taylor Family Cemetery | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=3638&CScn=Forest+Lawn+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Forest Lawn Cemetery] | Freedman's Memorial Park Cemetery | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/frostcem.txt Frost Cemetery]&nbsp;| [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/fuget.txt Fuget Cemetery]&nbsp;| [http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=102474 Garland Cemetery] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/garland2.txt Garland Memorial Cemetery]&nbsp;| [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/garland.txt Garland Cemetery (Masonic Section)]&nbsp;| [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/garvin.txt Garvin Memorial Cemetery]&nbsp;| Glen Oak Memorial Cemetery | Glenn Family Cemetery | [http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jwheat/glovercem.html Glover Cemetery] | Grand Prairie Memorial Gardens and Mausoleum | [http://www.dallasgenealogy.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=336&Itemid=88 Gravel Slough Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=3940&CScn=Greenwood+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Greenwood Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=3970&CScn=Grove+Hill+Memorial+Park&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Grove Hill Memorial Park] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/haley.txt Haley Memorial Cemetery]&nbsp; | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/harrington.txt Harrington Cemetery]&nbsp;| [http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jwheat/haughtcem/haughtslapcem.html Haught Cemetery] (Slap&nbsp;Foot) | Heath Family Cemetery | Hebrew Cemetery | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1012567&CScn=Holy+Redeemer+Catholic+Cemeter&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Holy Redeemer Catholic Cemetery] | Homecoming Cemetery | Honey Springs Cemetery | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/horton2.txt Horton Cemetery]&nbsp;| Housley Cemetery | Hustead Cemetery | Hutchins Memorial Cemetery | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2296478&CScn=IOOF+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& IOOF Cemetery] | Jones-McShan Cemetery | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/jordan.txt Jordan/Hight Cemetery]&nbsp;| Kinnard Family Cemetery | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1281063&CScn=Kleberg+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Kleberg Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=456169&CScn=Knights+of+Pythias+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Knights of Pythias Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2266603&CScn=La+Reunion+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& La Reunion Cemetery / Fish Trap Cemetery] | [http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jwheat/cemeteries/lagow/lagowcem.html Lagow Cemetery] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/axe.txt Laudermilk/Axe Cemetery]&nbsp;| [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=4768&CScn=Laurel+Land+Memorial+Park&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Laurel Land Memorial Park] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=154584&CScn=Laurel+Oaks+Memorial+Park&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Laurel Oaks Memorial Park] | Ledbetter Family Cemetery | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=4796&CScn=Lee+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Lee Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2236157&CScn=Letot+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Letot Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=4859&CScn=Lisbon+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Lisbon Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=4860&CScn=Little+Bethel+Memorial+Park&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Little Bethel Memorial Park] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/long-creek.txt Long Creek Cemetery]&nbsp;| Loving Family Cemetery | [http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jwheat/cemeteries/lyons/lyons.html Lumley Cemetery] | [http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=103017 Lyons Cemetery] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/marsh.txt Marsh Cemetery]&nbsp;| [http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jwheat/mccreecem.html McCree Cemetery (Rootsweb)] [http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=103075 McCree Cemetery (BillionGraves)] | McKinney Family Cemetery | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=5213&CScn=Merrell+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Merrell Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2299243&CScn=Merrifield+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Merrifield Cemetery] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/mesqcem.txt Mesquite City Cemetery]&nbsp;| [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=220491&CScn=Miller+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Miller Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=456169&CScn=Knights+of+Pythias+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Mills Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2244879&CScn=Mobley+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Mobley Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=416737&CScn=Mooneyham/Sparkman+Family+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Mooneyham-Sparkman Family Cemetery] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/motley.txt Motley Cemetery]&nbsp;| [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2370941&CScn=Mount+Auburn+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Mount Auburn Cemetery] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/mtcalvary.txt Mount Calvary Cemetery]&nbsp;| Myers Family Cemetery | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2163665&CScn=New+Hope+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& New Hope Cemetery] | Northhaven Park Cemetery | [http://www.dallasgenealogy.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=161&Itemid=79 Oak Cliff Cemetery] | Oak Grove Memorial Park | [http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jwheat/cemeteries/oldletot/oldletotcemetery.htm Old Letot Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=5643&CScn=Old+Oak+Cliff+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Old Oak Cliff Cemetery] | [http://www.dallasgenealogy.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=335&Itemid=250 Oakland Cemetery (DGS Search)] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=5681&CScn=Oakland&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Oakland Cemetery (Findagrave)] | [http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=103314 Oakland Cemetery (BillionGraves)] | [http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jwheat/cemeteries/overton/overtoncemetery.html Overton Family Cemetery] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/parrish.txt Parrish Cemetery]&nbsp;| [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2197319&CScn=Patrick-Pruitt+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Patrick-Pruitt Cemetery] | [http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~pioneerparkcem/cemmap.html Pioneer Park Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1130573 Pleasant Mound Cemetery]&nbsp;| [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/pleasant.txt Pleasant Valley Cemetery]&nbsp;| Porter Cemetery | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/potter.txt Potter Cemetery]&nbsp;| Pruitt Cemetery | Ramsey Cemetery, [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=6254&CScn=Rawlins+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Rawlins Cemetery],[http://www.restlandfuneralhome.com/obituaries/tribute.html?url=http://stei-23954.tributes.com/search/cobrand_search Restland_Memorial_Park], [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/rhodcem.txt Rhodes Cemetery] | Riley Cemetery [http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/etx/dallas/cemetery/ryliea-h.htm A-H], [http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/etx/dallas/cemetery/ryliei-z.htm I-Z] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=6468&CScn=Rose+Lawn+Memorial+Gardens&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Roselawn Memorial Gardens] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/rowlett.txt Rowlett Cemetery] | [http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/etx/dallas/cemetery/Sachse.htm Sachse Cemetery] Cemeteries of Texas | [http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=160001 Sachse Cemetery] BillionGraves | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/sacred.heart.txt Sacred Heart Cemetery]&nbsp;| Saint Joseph's Cemetery, [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=6678&CScn=Samuell/Crawford+Memorial+Park&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Samuell/Crawford Memorial Park] | Scott Family Cemetery | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/shadygr.txt Shady Grove Cemetery]&nbsp;| [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=937089&CScn=Shearith+israel+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Shearith Israel Cemetery] | [http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jwheat/haughtcem/haughtslapcem.html Slapfoot (Haught) Cemetery] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/smith.txt Smith Cemetery]&nbsp;| Snyder-Kennedy Family Cemetery | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/sowers.txt Sowers Cemetery]&nbsp;| [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1962228&CScn=Sparkman-Hillcrest+Memorial+Park&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Sparkman-Hillcrest Memorial Park] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=198623&CScn=Southland+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Southland Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2284705&CScn=Stadden+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Stadden Cemetery] | Tarver Family Cemetery | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2397526&CScn=Temple+Emanu-El+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Temple Emanu-El Cemetery] | Tennessee Cemetery | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/tompkins.txt Tompkins Family Cemetery]&nbsp;| [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=7280&CScn=Trees+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Trees Cemetery] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/trinity.txt Trinity Cemetery]&nbsp;| [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/vincent.txt Vincent Cemetery]&nbsp;| [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/webbcha.txt Webb Chapel Cemetery]&nbsp;| Wentworth Family Cemetery | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=317506&CScn=Western+Heights+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Western Heights Cemetery] | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=7578&CScn=Wheatland+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Wheatland Cemetery] | [http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/cemeteries/whiterock.txt White Rock Garden of Memories Cemetery]&nbsp;| [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2309003&CScn=Woodland+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2576& Woodland Cemetery]&nbsp;
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*'''1865-1870''' [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1989155 Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records] (images) - FamilySearch<br>
  
[http://www.dallasgenealogy.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=145&Itemid=78 Link to Map to Dallas County Cemeteries]
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
[http://www.dallasgenealogy.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=145&Itemid=252 Link to Dallas Genealogical Society Cemetery Online Database]  
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Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the County'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=11&GScnty=318&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|779921|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=11&CScnty=318 Findagrave.com]
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[http://www.interment.net/us/tx/index.htm Interment.net]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3ACemeteries+Texas+Dallas+County.&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | &nbsp;[http://www.namesinstone.com/CemeteryList.aspx Names in Stone]
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[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html USGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/index.php#cemetery=undefined&action=search_cemetery Billion Graves]
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[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/index.php#cemetery Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#e9f1ea" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=22632&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=78&stateAbbv=&stateName= Epodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/Etx/Dallas/ListDallas.html Cemeteries of Texas]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | *[http://www.dallasgenealogy.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=145&Itemid=252 Dallas Genealogical Society]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.namesinstone.com/Default.aspx Names in Stone]
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[http://www.dallasgenealogy.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=145&Itemid=78 Map to Dallas County Cemeteries]
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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{{US Census population
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|1850= 2743
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|1860= 8665
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|1870= 13814
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|1880= 33488
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|1890= 67042
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|1900= 82726
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|1910= 135748
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|1920= 210551
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|1930= 325691
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|1940= 398564
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|1950= 614799
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|1960= 951527
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|1970= 1327321
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|1980= 1556390
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|1990= 1852810
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|2000= 2218899
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|2010= 2368139}}
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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===== The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  =====
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
 
*Dallas
 
*Dallas
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===== Lutheran  =====
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:*Records of the American Lutheran Church, Dallas County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).<ref name="ev">"Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: An Inventory of Selected Congregational Records of the American Lutheran Church in Minnesota at the Minnesota Historical Society," Collection Finding Aids, ''Minnesota Historical Society,'' http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/01009.xml, accessed 10 June 2013.</ref>
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Directories  ====
 
==== Directories  ====
  
[http://www.fold3.com Fold3.com] ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_67/city_directories_dallas Dallas City Directories 1878-1923] (8 yrs. missing) available online.  
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*[http://www.fold3.com Fold3.com] ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_67/city_directories_dallas Dallas City Directories 1878-1923] (8 yrs. missing) available online.
  
 
==== Land Records  ====
 
==== Land Records  ====
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*''Abstracts of original titles of record in the General Land Office, Texas General Land Office'' ( 333.3 T355A)  
 
*''Abstracts of original titles of record in the General Land Office, Texas General Land Office'' ( 333.3 T355A)  
 
*"A Cross File of Grantors and Grantees of Town Property of Dallas 1846–1856," abstracted in the DGS publication ''The Quarterly'' (March 1966)<br><br>
 
*"A Cross File of Grantors and Grantees of Town Property of Dallas 1846–1856," abstracted in the DGS publication ''The Quarterly'' (March 1966)<br><br>
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
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*'''1906-1989''' {{RecordSearch|1389983|Texas, Naturalization Records, 1906-1989}} — index and images
  
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{TX County Histories}}  
 
{{TX County Histories}}  
  
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*[http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20932/ Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas], published 1892, online at The Portal To Texas History. Digitized book online at archive.org:&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/memorialbiograph01inlewi Volume 1]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/memorialbiograph02lewi Volume 2]
 
*[http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20932/ Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas], published 1892, online at The Portal To Texas History. Digitized book online at archive.org:&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/memorialbiograph01inlewi Volume 1]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/memorialbiograph02lewi Volume 2]
  
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*[http://www.glo.texas.gov/cf/ArcMaps/ArcMapsLookup.cfm?Customer=28010141-11066 Dallas County Maps from Texas General Land Office]  
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[[Image:Txdallas.jpg|400px|Txdallas.jpg]]
*[https://www.tsl.state.tx.us/cgi-bin/aris/maps/maplookup.php?mapnum=1219 Sam Street's 1900 Dallas County Map] (Texas State Library and Archives)  
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*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.
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*'''1897''' [http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/maps/texas-maps/tx-dallas-county-texas-1897-map.html# Map of 1897 Dallas County, Texas] with numerous small settlements. (My Genealogy Hound)<br>
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*'''1900''' [https://www.tsl.state.tx.us/cgi-bin/aris/maps/maplookup.php?mapnum=1219 Sam Street's 1900 Dallas County Map] (Texas State Library and Archives)  
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*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.  
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*[http://www.glo.texas.gov/cf/ArcMaps/ArcMapsLookup.cfm?Customer=28010141-11066 Dallas County Maps from Texas General Land Office]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*'''1838-1900''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2059 Texas Muster Roll Index Cards 1838-1900] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
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=====Mexican-American War=====
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*'''1845-1848''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2058 US American Volunteer Soldiers Mexican War 1845-1848] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index '''$'''
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===== Civil War  =====
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932381|Texas, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932425|Texas, Civil War Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*[https://www.tsl.texas.gov/apps/arc/pensions/ Confederate Pension Applications] ~ Texas State Library and Archives Commission
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{{VAciv}}
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*:[[1st Battalion, Arkansas Cavalry (Stirman's) (Confederate)|1st Battalion, Arkansas Cavalry (Stirman's) (Confederate)]], COMPANY I
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{TX Newspaper Abstracts|Dallas}}  
 
{{TX Newspaper Abstracts|Dallas}}  
  
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*[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers.html?action=newspapers&s_referrer=brown04& Genealogy Bank]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Read years of old copies of the Dallas Morning News online (subscription service).
 
*[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers.html?action=newspapers&s_referrer=brown04& Genealogy Bank]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Read years of old copies of the Dallas Morning News online (subscription service).
  
==== Probate ====
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==== Probate ====
{{TX Probate Intro}}
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Probate packets have been indexed from 1846 - 1906.&nbsp; The index and packets are available through the Family History Library and Family History Centers, with films beginning with [https://www.familysearch.org/s/catalog/show?hash=HloWXpZgU9zB10k5M56iYku8TUc%253D&uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog.familysearch.org%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F260232 1266753].
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{{TX Probate Intro}}
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1800–1990''' {{RecordSearch|2016287|Texas Probate Records}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1800–2000''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2115 Texas Wills and Probate Records] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1846-1906''' Probate packets have been indexed from 1846 - 1906. The index and packets are available through the Family History Library and Family History Centers, with films beginning with [https://www.familysearch.org/s/catalog/show?hash=HloWXpZgU9zB10k5M56iYku8TUc%253D&uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog.familysearch.org%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F260232 1266753].
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
{{TX Tax Intro}}
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{{TX Tax Intro}}  
  
 
*Dallas County Tax Rolls, 1846-1896 are available through the Family History Library and Family History Centers on films 2282008-2282009 and 2282160-2282163.&nbsp;  
 
*Dallas County Tax Rolls, 1846-1896 are available through the Family History Library and Family History Centers on films 2282008-2282009 and 2282160-2282163.&nbsp;  
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{TX Vital Intro}}  
 
{{TX Vital Intro}}  
  
===== '''''Births''''' =====
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===== Births  =====
  
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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''Online Birth Indexes and Records''  
  
*Dallas County Marriage Record Alphabetical Index, 1846 - 1963, is available on microfilm in the Genealogy Section of the Dallas Public Library.
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*'''1903-1935''' [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1803956 Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1935] at FamilySearch - images and index  
*[http://www.dallasgenealogy.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=285&Itemid=211 Marriage Book O] is available on the Dallas Genealogical Society Web site.<br>
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*'''1903-1997''' [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1949342 Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997&nbsp;] at FamilySearch - index
*[http://www.dallascounty.org/department/countyclerk/marriage-license.html Application for Copy of Marriage Record]. &nbsp;Copies of marriage records can be obtained from the County Clerk's office. Instructions, plus the form to use, are on the County's web site, but not easily located. &nbsp;Click on this title link and scroll down to the bottom of the page.
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===== '''''Divorces'''''<br> =====
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===== Marriages =====
  
*Texas divorces were originally handled by the Texas&nbsp;Congress from 1837 to 1841.&nbsp; District courts began to handle divorces in 1841.&nbsp; Abstracts of the [http://www.dallasgenealogy.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=167&Itemid=132 14th District Court (Dallas County) Minute Book A] are available on the Dallas Genealogical Society Web site.<br>
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''Online Marriage Indexes and Records''  
*Dallas County District Court Civil Case Papers have been microfilmed. They are available on the 7th floor Texas/Dallas History Dept. of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, through interlibrary loan from the [http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/arc/local/dallas.html Texas State Library and Archives] or through a local Family History Center. These are in order by case number, but there is an index. Check the TSL information for a description. <br>
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8794 Texas Divorce Index, 1968-2002] available online from Ancestry.com ($).&nbsp; The Dallas Public Library has a library account to Ancestry.com which may be searched for free in the 8th floor Genealogy Department of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library. The Dallas Public Library also has the divorce index on microfiche.
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*''Divorces, Dallas County, TX, 1846–1905'', abstracted by Jim Monaghan (929.37642 M734D), is also available at the Dallas Public Library.<br><br>
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===== '''''Deaths''''' =====
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*[http://www.dallascounty.org/department/countyclerk/marriage-license.html Application for Copy of Marriage Record]. &nbsp;Copies of marriage records can be obtained from the County Clerk's office. Instructions, plus the form to use, are on the County's web site, but not easily located. &nbsp;Click on this title link and scroll down to the bottom of the page.
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*Dallas County Marriage Record Alphabetical Index, 1846-1963, is available on microfilm in the Genealogy Section of the Dallas Public Library.
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*[http://www.dallasgenealogy.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=285&Itemid=211 Marriage Book O] is available on the Dallas Genealogical Society Web site.''<br>''  
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*'''1814-1909''' and '''1966-2011''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8795 Texas, Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2011] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1837-1973''' [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1681052?collectionNameFilter=false Texas Marriages, 1837-1973] - FamilySearch record collection
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*'''1837-1977''' [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1803987 Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977] at FamilySearch - index
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*'''1837-1977''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60183 Texas, Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1977] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1966-2010''' [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2031191?collectionNameFilter=false Texas Marriages, 1966-2010] - FamilySearch record collection
  
*{{RecordSearch|1320964|Texas Deaths, 1890-1976}} (FamilySearch) - The name index was created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903 and in many counties prior to 1910. Fold3.com also has [http://www.fold3.com/title_479/texas_death_certificates Texas Deaths, 1890-1976] ($) available online.  
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===== Death  =====
*{{RecordSearch|1375599|Texas Death Index, 1964-1998}} (FamilySearch) - Index to Texas statewide death certificates covering 4 million deaths since 1964.  
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''Online Death Indexes and Records''
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*'''1890-1976''' {{RecordSearch|1320964|Texas Deaths, 1890-1976}} (FamilySearch) - The name index was created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903 and in many counties prior to 1910. Fold3.com also has [http://www.fold3.com/title_479/texas_death_certificates Texas Deaths, 1890-1976] ($) available online.  
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*'''1903-1973''' [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1681049 Texas Deaths and Burials 1903-1973] &nbsp;(index) &nbsp;- &nbsp;FamilySearch
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*'''1903-1982''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2272 Texas Death Certificates 1903-1982] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1903-2000''' [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1949337 Texas, Death Index, 1903-2000] (index) - FamilySearch<br>
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*'''1964-1998''' {{RecordSearch|1375599|Texas Death Index, 1964-1998}} (FamilySearch) - Index to Texas statewide death certificates covering 4 million deaths since 1964.  
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*'''1977-1986''' {{RecordSearch|1930157|Texas Deaths 1977-1986}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
 
*[http://www.dallasgenealogy.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=165&Itemid=131 Dallas County Mortality Schedules] for 1850, 1860 and 1870 are available on the Dallas Genealogical Society Website.<br>
 
*[http://www.dallasgenealogy.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=165&Itemid=131 Dallas County Mortality Schedules] for 1850, 1860 and 1870 are available on the Dallas Genealogical Society Website.<br>
  
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===== Divorces  =====
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''Online Divorce Indexes and Records''
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*'''1837-1841''' Texas divorces were originally handled by the Texas&nbsp;Congress from 1837 to 1841.&nbsp; District courts began to handle divorces in 1841.&nbsp; Abstracts of the [http://www.dallasgenealogy.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=167&Itemid=132 14th District Court (Dallas County) Minute Book A] are available on the Dallas Genealogical Society Web site.<br>  
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*'''1846–1905''' Divorces, Dallas County, TX, 1846–1905, abstracted by Jim Monaghan (929.37642 M734D), is also available at the Dallas Public Library.
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*'''1968-2005''' [http://www.hiddenancestors.com/Texas/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records 1968-2005] (index) - Hidden Ancestors<br>
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*'''1968-2010''' {{RecordSearch|2038378|Texas Divorce Index 1968-2010}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1968-2011''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8794 Texas Divorce Index, 1968-2011] available online from Ancestry.com ($).&nbsp; The Dallas Public Library has a library account to Ancestry.com which may be searched for free in the 8th floor Genealogy Department of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library. The Dallas Public Library also has the divorce index on microfiche.
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*'''1968-2011''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8794 Texas Divorces 1968-2011] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*Dallas County District Court Civil Case Papers have been microfilmed. They are available on the 7th floor Texas/Dallas History Dept. of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library.  Microfilm are through 1940.  For information contact Genealogy@dallascityhall.com.
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* Dallas County District Court Clerk has a case information system accessible at the following web address:
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http://www.dallascounty.org/applications/english/record-search/rec-search_intro.php
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Un-redacted copies of Family court records may be obtained at the District Clerk’s Records Department:
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George Allen Courts Building
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600 Commerce Street
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Basement - West
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Dallas, TX 75202
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* Divorce cases are also available on microfilm through interlibrary loan from the [http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/arc/local/dallas.html Texas State Library and Archives] or through a local Family History Center. These are in order by case number, but there is an index. Check the TSL information for a description.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*[http://www.dallasgenealogy.org/ Dallas Genealogical Society]  
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'''Dallas Historical Society'''<br>P.O. Box 150038<br>Dallas 75315<br><br>
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'''Dallas Genealogical Society'''<br>P.O. Box 12648<br>Dallas 75225-0648<br><br>
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'''Dallas County East Genealogical Society'''<br> 7637 Mary Dan Drive<br> Dallas, Texas 75217<br>[http://www.dallasgenealogy.org/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Dallas Jewish Historical Society'''<br> 7900 Northaven Road<br> Dallas TX 75230<br> [http://www.djhs.org/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Duncanville Genealogical Society'''<br> PO Box 381147<br> Duncanville TX 75138<br><br>
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'''Grand Prairie Genealogical Society'''<br> P.O. Box 532026<br> Grand Prairie, Texas 75053<br>[http://www.gpgstx.org/ Website]<br><br>
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The Grand Prairie Genealogical Society covers parts of the City in two counties. About 2/3 of Grand Prairie are in Dallas County with the remaining 1/3 in Tarrant County. However, this is based on modern boundaries. Before WW II (when Grand Prairie boomed due to, among other things, moving a major avaition plant from Connecticut to Texas) all of Grand Prairie was in Dallas County. As far as I know, GP is not one of the cities in Dallas County that was allowed to record its own vital events.&nbsp;<br> <br>
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'''Hispanic Organization for Genealogy &amp; Research '''<br>PO Box 497891 <br> Garland TX 75049-7891 <br> <br>
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'''Irving Genealogical Society'''<br> PO Box 170881<br> Irving TX 75017-0881<br> <br>
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'''Lancaster Genealogical Society'''<br> 220 Main Street, Lancaster<br>Texas 75146<br> [http://lancastergenealogy.wikispaces.com/ Website] <br> <br>
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'''Mesquite Genealogical Society'''<br> PO Box 850165<br> Mesquite TX 75185-0165<br> <br>
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*[http://www.dallashistory.org/ Dallas Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.dallashistory.org/ Dallas Historical Society]  
*[http://www.djhs.org/ Dallas Jewish Historical Society]
 
 
*[http://www.dallaspioneer.org/ Dallas County Pioneer Association]  
 
*[http://www.dallaspioneer.org/ Dallas County Pioneer Association]  
 
*[http://smu.edu/bridwell/ Bridwell Library at Southern Methodist University]  
 
*[http://smu.edu/bridwell/ Bridwell Library at Southern Methodist University]  
 
*[http://dallaslibrary2.org/genealogy/index.php Dallas Public Library, Genealogy Section]  
 
*[http://dallaslibrary2.org/genealogy/index.php Dallas Public Library, Genealogy Section]  
*[http://dallaslibrary2.org/texas/index.htm Dallas Public Library, Texas/Dallas History]  
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*[http://dallaslibrary2.org/texas/index.htm Dallas Public Library, Texas/Dallas History]
*[http://pages.prodigy.net/procyon/lancaster/lgslstn.htm The Lancaster Genealogical Society]
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*[http://www.gpgstx.org/ Grand Prairie Genealogical Society]&nbsp;The Grand Prairie Genealogical Society covers parts of the City in two counties. About 2/3 of Grand Prairie are in Dallas County with the remaining 1/3 in Tarrant County. However, this is based on modern boundaries. Before WW II (when Grand Prairie boomed due to, among other things, moving a major avaition plant from Connecticut to Texas) all of Grand Prairie was in Dallas County. As far as I know, GP is not one of the cities in Dallas County that was allowed to record its own vital events.&nbsp;
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]<br>
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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*[[Dallas Texas Family History Center]] (Duncanville)<br>  
 
*[[Dallas Texas Family History Center]] (Duncanville)<br>  
 
*[[Dallas Texas East Family History Center]]<br>  
 
*[[Dallas Texas East Family History Center]]<br>  
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*[[Richardson Texas Family History Center]]
 
*[[Richardson Texas Family History Center]]
  
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== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/tx-local-d.htm USGenWeb&nbsp; - Dallas, Texas]<br>  
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/tx-local-d.htm USGenWeb]<br>  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/dallastoc.htm US GenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/dallas/dallastoc.htm US GenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jwheat/ Jim Wheat's Dallas County, Texas Archives]  
 
*[http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jwheat/ Jim Wheat's Dallas County, Texas Archives]  
*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Dallas|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Dallas|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

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Guide to Dallas County Texas ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Founded March 30, 1846
County Seat Dallas
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Address Dallas County Courthouse
500 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75202
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County Information


County Courthouse

Dallas County Courthouse
500 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75202
Phone: 214.653.7131

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage records from 1846, probate, court and land records;
District Court has divorce[1]

County Clerk

509 Main Street, Ste. 200
Dallas 75202
Phone: 214-653-7099
Fax: 214-653-7176

District Clerk

600 Commerce Street
Dallas 75202
Phone: 214-653-7301


Dallas County, Texas Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1903 1846 1850 1846 1842

History

Dallas County, Texas is located in northeastern Texas and includes the city of Dallas and a number of other smaller communities. It was founded in the mid-1800s, and has been known for its fashion, ranching and farming marketplaces.

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Parent County

1846--Dallas County was created 30 March 1846 from Robertson and Nacogdoches Counties.

  • County seat: Dallas [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1880--Courthouse interior destroyed by fire. Courthouse was rebuilt adding a third story to the building.[3]

1890--Courthouse destroyed by fire on 7 February 1890.  All records were saved except those of the 44th District Court. [4]

Places/Localities

Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog

Populated Places

Addison, Arcadia Park, Audelia, Balch Springs, Bethard, Bethel, Bobwyn, Bouchard, Buckingham, Carrollton, Cedar Hill, Cedarview, Centerville, Cockrell Hill, Cole, Combine, Coppell, Dallas, Dalrock, De Soto, Duck Creek, Duncanville, Eagle Ford, Estelle, Farmers Branch, Florence Hill, Fruitdale, Garland, Gifford, Glen Heights, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Gribble, Highland Park, Hutchins, Irving, Kenwood, Kingswood, Kleberg, Lakeland Heights, Lakeview, Lancaster, Lawson, Ledbetter Hills, Lewisville, Liberty Grove, Meaders, Mesquite, Naaman, New Hope, Oak Cliff, Oldham, Ovilla, Patrick, Pleasant Grove, Pleasant Run, Pleasant Valley, Prestonwood, Rawlins, Red Bird Addition, Reinhardt, Richardson, River Oaks, Rose Hill, Rowlett, Rylie, Sachse, Sargent, Scyene, Seagoville, Shady Grove, Shamrock, Shiloh, Sowers, Sunnyvale, Trinity Mills, Tripp, University Park, Urbandale, Village, Westwood Park, White Rock, Wilmer, Woodland Hills, Wylie, Zacha Junction

Neighboring Counties

Collin  • Denton  • Ellis  • Kaufman  • Rockwall  • Tarrant


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Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.


Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the County
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com

Interment.net

WorldCat  Names in Stone

USGenWeb

Billion Graves

Billion Graves

Epodunk
Cemeteries of Texas *Dallas Genealogical Society
Names in Stone
See Texas Cemeteries for more information.

Map to Dallas County Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18502,743
18608,665215.9%
187013,81459.4%
188033,488142.4%
189067,042100.2%
190082,72623.4%
1910135,74864.1%
1920210,55155.1%
1930325,69154.7%
1940398,56422.4%
1950614,79954.3%
1960951,52754.8%
19701,327,32139.5%
19801,556,39017.3%
19901,852,81019.0%
20002,218,89919.8%
20102,368,1396.7%



Church

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Dallas
Lutheran
  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Dallas County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).[5]

Court

Dallas County was organized in 1846.The first court established for civil matters was the 14th District Court. Additional courts have been established: 14th, 44th, 68th, 95th, 101st, 116th, 134th, 160th, 162nd, 191st, 192nd, 193rd, and 298th.  Records for the first five civil courts have been microfilmed

Directories

Land Records

Land records have been microfilmed and are only available on the second floor of the Records Building, 501 Main Street in downtown Dallas.

The following land records are available in the Genealogy Section of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library.

  • Dallas County Deeds – 1846–1899, Grantor and Grantee Index -  112 rolls microfilm
  • Texas General Land Office – Abstracts of all original land titles comprising Texas land titles to Aug 31, 1845 - 8 rolls microfilm and 76 microfiche
  • Abstracts of original titles of record in the General Land Office, Texas General Land Office ( 333.3 T355A)
  • "A Cross File of Grantors and Grantees of Town Property of Dallas 1846–1856," abstracted in the DGS publication The Quarterly (March 1966)

Naturalization and Citizenship


Local Histories

Local histories are available for Dallas County, Texas Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Texas Local Histories.


Maps

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Military

Mexican-American War
Civil War

Online Records

Regiments. Service men in Dallas County, Texas Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Dallas County, Texas Genealogy:


Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Dallas County, Texas Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

TX Newspaper Abstracts (For instructions see WorldCat Online Catalog).

Probate

Probate records of Texas have been kept by the probate clerk in each county courthouse. You can obtain copies of the records from the clerk's office. In most counties, all information pertaining to a probate case is recorded in the "probate minutes."

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their places of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records.

See the Wiki page Texas Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Texas tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties. For more information, see the wiki page Texas Taxation.

1846-1910 Texas County Tax Rolls lists FHL films with county tax lists. The lists vary by county and year. Most records are between the years of 1846 - 1910.

  • Dallas County Tax Rolls, 1846-1896 are available through the Family History Library and Family History Centers on films 2282008-2282009 and 2282160-2282163. 
  • Dallas County Tax Lists from 1846 are also available online at www.FamilySearch.org.  Some of the documents are difficult to read due to dark documents and faded ink.
  • 1846-1847: Courtesy of Dallas Genealogical Society

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents.

Certified birth and death certificates or birth and death verifications can be ordered online or by mail at the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health. Copies can also be obtained from the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred and are often less expensive. You can also order them online through a third party company.

Marriages records can be obtained from the county the marriage occurred. Only marriage verifications can be obtained from the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health.

See Texas Vital Records for more information about Vital records in Texas.

Births

Online Birth Indexes and Records

Marriages

Online Marriage Indexes and Records

Death

Online Death Indexes and Records

Divorces

Online Divorce Indexes and Records

  • 1837-1841 Texas divorces were originally handled by the Texas Congress from 1837 to 1841.  District courts began to handle divorces in 1841.  Abstracts of the 14th District Court (Dallas County) Minute Book A are available on the Dallas Genealogical Society Web site.
  • 1846–1905 Divorces, Dallas County, TX, 1846–1905, abstracted by Jim Monaghan (929.37642 M734D), is also available at the Dallas Public Library.
  • 1968-2005 Texas Divorce Records 1968-2005 (index) - Hidden Ancestors
  • 1968-2010 Texas Divorce Index 1968-2010 at FamilySearch.org — index
  • 1968-2011 Texas Divorce Index, 1968-2011 available online from Ancestry.com ($).  The Dallas Public Library has a library account to Ancestry.com which may be searched for free in the 8th floor Genealogy Department of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library. The Dallas Public Library also has the divorce index on microfiche.
  • 1968-2011 Texas Divorces 1968-2011 at Ancestry.com — index $
  • Dallas County District Court Civil Case Papers have been microfilmed. They are available on the 7th floor Texas/Dallas History Dept. of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library. Microfilm are through 1940. For information contact Genealogy@dallascityhall.com.
  • Dallas County District Court Clerk has a case information system accessible at the following web address:

http://www.dallascounty.org/applications/english/record-search/rec-search_intro.php

Un-redacted copies of Family court records may be obtained at the District Clerk’s Records Department:

George Allen Courts Building

600 Commerce Street

Basement - West

Dallas, TX 75202

  • Divorce cases are also available on microfilm through interlibrary loan from the Texas State Library and Archives or through a local Family History Center. These are in order by case number, but there is an index. Check the TSL information for a description.

Societies and Libraries

Dallas Historical Society
P.O. Box 150038
Dallas 75315

Dallas Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 12648
Dallas 75225-0648

Dallas County East Genealogical Society
7637 Mary Dan Drive
Dallas, Texas 75217
Website

Dallas Jewish Historical Society
7900 Northaven Road
Dallas TX 75230
Website

Duncanville Genealogical Society
PO Box 381147
Duncanville TX 75138

Grand Prairie Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 532026
Grand Prairie, Texas 75053
Website

The Grand Prairie Genealogical Society covers parts of the City in two counties. About 2/3 of Grand Prairie are in Dallas County with the remaining 1/3 in Tarrant County. However, this is based on modern boundaries. Before WW II (when Grand Prairie boomed due to, among other things, moving a major avaition plant from Connecticut to Texas) all of Grand Prairie was in Dallas County. As far as I know, GP is not one of the cities in Dallas County that was allowed to record its own vital events. 

Hispanic Organization for Genealogy & Research
PO Box 497891
Garland TX 75049-7891

Irving Genealogical Society
PO Box 170881
Irving TX 75017-0881

Lancaster Genealogical Society
220 Main Street, Lancaster
Texas 75146
Website

Mesquite Genealogical Society
PO Box 850165
Mesquite TX 75185-0165



Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.



Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dallas County, Texas. Page 662 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. GenDisasters.com Dallas, TX Courthouse Fire, Feb 1890 http://www3.gendisasters.com/texas/10185/dallas-tx-courthouse-fire-feb-1890
  4. GenDisasters.com Dallas, TX Courthouse Fire, Feb 1890 http://www3.gendisasters.com/texas/10185/dallas-tx-courthouse-fire-feb-1890
  5. "Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: An Inventory of Selected Congregational Records of the American Lutheran Church in Minnesota at the Minnesota Historical Society," Collection Finding Aids, Minnesota Historical Society, http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/01009.xml, accessed 10 June 2013.
Red Book: American State, County, and Town Records, Third Edition (Edited by Alice Eichhotz, Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004)