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'''1921--'''Kenedy was organized and created 2 April 1921 from [[Willacy County, Texas|Willacy]], [[Hidalgo County, Texas|Hidalgo]], and [[Cameron County, Texas|Cameron]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Sarita <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1921--'''Kenedy was organized and created 2 April 1921 from [[Willacy County, Texas|Willacy]], [[Hidalgo County, Texas|Hidalgo]], and [[Cameron County, Texas|Cameron]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Sarita <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county
 
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County Courthouse

Kenedy County Courthouse
County Clerk - Veronica Vela
151 Mallory
Sarita, TX 78385
Phone: 361-294-5220
Fax: 361-294-5218

Kenedy County Government Website

Inventory of county records, Kenedy County Courthouse, Sarita, Texas.  Digital book online from the Portal to Texas History.

History

Parent County

1921--Kenedy was organized and created 2 April 1921 from Willacy, Hidalgo, and Cameron Counties. County seat: Sarita [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Armstrong | Norias | Rudolph | Sarita | Turcotte

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • The King Ranch, 1957, 2 volumes, by Tom Lea.
  • Texas' Last Frontier: A Brief History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, 1917, reprinted 1962; by Frank Cushman Pierce, Rio Grande Valley Historical Society.
  • Kenedy County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb 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

  • TXGenWeb 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).