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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas Counties K|Counties K]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Kaufman County'' <br>{{Adoption Hidden Ancestors}} {{Infobox U.S. County
 
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/kaufman/census/1850/1850indx.txt 1850 Census Index&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/kaufman/census/1850/1850indx.txt 1850 Census Index&nbsp;] ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
==== Vital Records ====
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==== Vital Records ====
  
 
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
 
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
Kaufman County Library<br>3790 S Houston St<br>Kaufman, TX 75142<br>Phone: (972) 932-6222<br>[http://www.kaufmancountylibrary.org/ Website]
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Kaufman County Library<br>3790 S Houston St<br>Kaufman, TX 75142<br>Phone: (972) 932-6222<br>[http://www.kaufmancountylibrary.org/ Website]  
  
<br>Riter C Hulsey Public Library<br>301 N Rockwall St<br>Terrell, TX 75160<br>Phone: (972) 551-6663<br>[http://www.terrellpl.org/ Website]
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<br>Riter C Hulsey Public Library<br>301 N Rockwall St<br>Terrell, TX 75160<br>Phone: (972) 551-6663<br>[http://www.terrellpl.org/ Website]  
  
<br>Tri-County Library<br>132 E Market St<br>Mabank, TX 75147<br>Phone: (903) 887-9622
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<br>Tri-County Library<br>132 E Market St<br>Mabank, TX 75147<br>Phone: (903) 887-9622  
  
<br>Ellen Brooks West Memorial Library Of Forney<br>800 Fm 741 South<br>Forney, TX 75126<br>Phone: (972) 564-7027<br>[http://destiny.forneyisd.net/common/welcome.jsp?site=105 Website]
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<br>Ellen Brooks West Memorial Library Of Forney<br>800 Fm 741 South<br>Forney, TX 75126<br>Phone: (972) 564-7027<br>[http://destiny.forneyisd.net/common/welcome.jsp?site=105 Website]  
 
 
<br>Crandall-Combine Community Library<br>13385 Fm 3039<br>Crandall, TX 75114<br>Phone: (972) 427-8170<br>[http://www.crandall-isd.net/ Website]
 
  
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<br>Crandall-Combine Community Library<br>13385 Fm 3039<br>Crandall, TX 75114<br>Phone: (972) 427-8170<br>[http://www.crandall-isd.net/ Website]
  
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[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
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[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies  
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/kaufman/kauftoc.htm Kaufman County Archives&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/kaufman/kauftoc.htm Kaufman County Archives&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.txgenweb5.org/txkaufman/ Kaufman County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb5.org/txkaufman/ Kaufman County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  

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Kaufman County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Kaufman County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 26, 1848
County Seat Kaufman
Courthouse



County Courthouse

History

The first settlers arrived around 1841. Area was inhabited by Caddo, Cherokee, Delaware and Kickapoo Indians.

Parent County

1848--Kaufman County was created 26 February 1848 from Henderson County. County seat: Kaufman [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18501,047
18603,936275.9%
18706,89575.2%
188015,448124.0%
189021,59839.8%
190033,37654.5%
191035,3235.8%
192041,27616.9%
193040,905−0.9%
194038,308−6.3%
195031,170−18.6%
196029,931−4.0%
197032,3928.2%
198039,01520.4%
199052,22033.8%
200071,31336.6%
2010103,35044.9%


Church

Court

Land

Kaufman County Deed Books  ~  TXGenWeb

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Kaufman County Library
3790 S Houston St
Kaufman, TX 75142
Phone: (972) 932-6222
Website


Riter C Hulsey Public Library
301 N Rockwall St
Terrell, TX 75160
Phone: (972) 551-6663
Website


Tri-County Library
132 E Market St
Mabank, TX 75147
Phone: (903) 887-9622


Ellen Brooks West Memorial Library Of Forney
800 Fm 741 South
Forney, TX 75126
Phone: (972) 564-7027
Website


Crandall-Combine Community Library
13385 Fm 3039
Crandall, TX 75114
Phone: (972) 427-8170
Website


Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Web Sites

References

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