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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Texas|Texas]]&nbsp;&gt; [[Texas Counties G|Counties G]] &gt; Galveston County'' <br>
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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Texas|Texas]]&nbsp;&gt; [[Texas Counties G|Counties G]] &gt; Galveston County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1838--'''Galveston County was created 15 May 1838 from&nbsp;[[Brazoria_County,_Texas|Brazoria]] and [[Liberty_County,_Texas|Liberty]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Galveston <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1838--'''Galveston County was created 15 May 1838 from&nbsp;[[Brazoria County, Texas|Brazoria]] and [[Liberty County, Texas|Liberty]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Galveston <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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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Brazoria_County,_Texas|Brazoria]]
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*[[Brazoria County, Texas|Brazoria]]  
*[[Chambers_County,_Texas|Chambers]]
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*[[Chambers County, Texas|Chambers]]  
*[[Harris_County,_Texas|Harris]]
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*[[Harris County, Texas|Harris]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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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  
  
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county  
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county
  
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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]
 
*[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]

Revision as of 19:13, 26 August 2010

Template:Texas-stubUnited States  > Texas > 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

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

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

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

  • TEXAS GenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county


References

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