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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Texas|Texas]]&nbsp;&gt; [[Texas Counties E|Counties E]] &gt; Ellis County'' <br>
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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Texas|Texas]]&nbsp;&gt; [[Texas Counties E|Counties E]] &gt; Ellis County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
The County Courthouse is located in Waxahachie, Texas and their website is [http://www.co.ellis.tx.us/ http://www.co.ellis.tx.us/]
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The County Courthouse is located in Waxahachie, Texas and their website is [http://www.co.ellis.tx.us/ http://www.co.ellis.tx.us/]  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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The first settlement was in 1843.  
 
The first settlement was in 1843.  
  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
'''Cities and Towns:'''&nbsp;| Alma | Avalon | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193402&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Ellis%2C+Boz&columns=*,0,0 Boz]&nbsp;| Forreston | Garrett | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193405&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Ellis%2C+Italy&columns=*,0,0 Italy]&nbsp;| Milford | Oak Leaf | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193407&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Ellis%2C+Palmer&columns=*,0,0 Palmer<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1233943724640_746"></span>]&nbsp;| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193409&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Ellis%2C+Telico&columns=*,0,0 Telico] | Bardwell | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193403&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Ellis%2C+Ennis&columns=*,0,0 Ennis]&nbsp;| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193404&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Ellis%2C+Ferris&columns=*,0,0 Ferris]&nbsp;| Maypearl | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193406&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Ellis%2C+Midlothian&columns=*,0,0 Midlothian]&nbsp;| Ovilla | Pecan Hill | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193408&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Ellis%2C+Red+Oak&columns=*,0,0 Red Oak]&nbsp;| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193410&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Ellis%2C+Waxahachie&columns=*,0,0 Waxahachie]
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'''Cities and Towns:'''&nbsp;| Alma | Avalon | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193402&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Ellis%2C+Boz&columns=*,0,0 Boz]&nbsp;| Forreston | Garrett | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193405&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Ellis%2C+Italy&columns=*,0,0 Italy]&nbsp;| Milford | Oak Leaf | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193407&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Ellis%2C+Palmer&columns=*,0,0 Palmer<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1233943724640_746" />]&nbsp;| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193409&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Ellis%2C+Telico&columns=*,0,0 Telico] | Bardwell | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193403&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Ellis%2C+Ennis&columns=*,0,0 Ennis]&nbsp;| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193404&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Ellis%2C+Ferris&columns=*,0,0 Ferris]&nbsp;| Maypearl | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193406&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Ellis%2C+Midlothian&columns=*,0,0 Midlothian]&nbsp;| Ovilla | Pecan Hill | [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193408&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Ellis%2C+Red+Oak&columns=*,0,0 Red Oak]&nbsp;| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193410&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Ellis%2C+Waxahachie&columns=*,0,0 Waxahachie]  
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
  
 
*[[Dallas County, Texas|Dallas]]  
 
*[[Dallas County, Texas|Dallas]]  
*[[Henderson_County,_Texas|Henderson]]
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*[[Henderson County, Texas|Henderson]]  
 
*[[Hill County, Texas|Hill]]  
 
*[[Hill County, Texas|Hill]]  
 
*[[Johnson County, Texas|Johnson]]  
 
*[[Johnson County, Texas|Johnson]]  
 
*[[Kaufman County, Texas|Kaufman]]  
 
*[[Kaufman County, Texas|Kaufman]]  
 
*[[Navarro County, Texas|Navarro]]  
 
*[[Navarro County, Texas|Navarro]]  
*[[Tarrant_County,_Texas|Tarrant]]
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*[[Tarrant County, Texas|Tarrant]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
Rootsweb-Ancestry [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txellis/cemetery/cemintro.htm Cemetery indexes] for Ellis County
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Rootsweb-Ancestry [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txellis/cemetery/cemintro.htm Cemetery indexes] for Ellis County  
  
Gloria B. Mayfield [http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/Etx/Ellis/ListEllis.html Cemetery Indexes] for Ellis County
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Gloria B. Mayfield [http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/Etx/Ellis/ListEllis.html Cemetery Indexes] for Ellis County  
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[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://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site  
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=1103057&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Ellis+%2D+Taxation&columns=*,0,0 Texas County Tax rolls 1836-1910]
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[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=1103057&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Ellis+%2D+Taxation&columns=*,0,0 Texas County Tax rolls 1836-1910]  
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Ellis_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Ellis_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 15:31, 26 August 2010

Template:Texas-stubUnited States  > Texas > Counties E > Ellis County

County Courthouse

The County Courthouse is located in Waxahachie, Texas and their website is http://www.co.ellis.tx.us/

History

The first settlement was in 1843.

 

Parent County

1849--Ellis County was created 20 December 1849 from Navarro County. County seat: Waxahachie [1]

The Texas State legislature officially established Ellis County on December 20,1849. The county was named for Richard Ellis, president of the Texas Constitutional Convention of 1836.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities and Towns: | Alma | Avalon | Boz | Forreston | Garrett | Italy | Milford | Oak Leaf | Palmer | Telico | Bardwell | Ennis | Ferris | Maypearl | Midlothian | Ovilla | Pecan Hill | Red Oak | Waxahachie

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Rootsweb-Ancestry Cemetery indexes for Ellis County

Gloria B. Mayfield Cemetery Indexes for Ellis County

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Texas County Tax rolls 1836-1910

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

Web Sites

References

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