Galveston County, Texas Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

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

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

  • Family History Library Catalog for this county.

References