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Revision as of 19:43, 15 March 2013
Guide to Gray County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Gray County Courthouse
200 N Russell Street PO Box 1902;
Pampa, TX 79066; Phone 806.669.8004
County Clerk has birth records from 1903,
marriage, death, probate, death, probate
and court records from 1902, burial records
from 1930, land records from 1887 and military
discharge records from 1919; District Clk has
Gray County has had two courthouses. The first one, built in 1902, in Lefors, was used as a private residence  after Pampa became the county seat in 1928. The current Gray County courthouse, a four-story Texas Renaissance style building, was built in 1928. It was restored in 2003 and is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark. A courthouse annex was built in 1959. It was destroyed by tornado in 1970 and rebuilt. 
1970--Gray County Courthouse Annex destroyed by tornado.
Places / Localities
Alanreed | Lefors | McLean | Pampa
- Gray County Bicentennial Observance, 1776–1976: Souvenir Program
- For the Reason We Climb Mountains - Gray County, 1902–1982, 1982 by Elleta Nolte.
- Gray County Heritage, 1985, by Gray County History Book Committee.
- Gray County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.
Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.
- 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
Family History Centers
- TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gray County, Texas. Page 664 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- TexasEscapes.com http://www.texasescapes.com/TexasPanhandleTowns/LeforsTexas/LeforsTx.htm
- HistoricTexas.net: Gray County http://www3.historictexas.net/gray-county-texas
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- Handbook of Texas Online: Gray County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcg08