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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Texas|Texas]]&nbsp;&gt; [[Texas Counties G|Counties G] &gt; Galveston County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
 
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Galveston Island was the temporary seat of government of the Republic of Texas during the Texas Revolution.
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1838--'''Galveston County was created 15 May 1838 from Brazoria and Liberty Counties. '''County seat:''' Galveston <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
Galveston County was created on 15 May 1838 and organized in 1839 from Brazoria and Liberty counties. County seat: Galveston. Galveston Island was the temporary seat of government of the Republic of Texas during the Texas Revolution.  
 
 
 
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193477&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Galveston&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog .]
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193477&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Galveston&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Galveston_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Galveston_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 15:33, 28 October 2008

United States  > Texas > [[Texas Counties G|Counties G] > Galveston County

County Courthouse

History

Galveston Island was the temporary seat of government of the Republic of Texas during the Texas Revolution.

Parent County

1838--Galveston County was created 15 May 1838 from Brazoria and Liberty Counties. County seat: Galveston [1]

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

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