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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
Madisonville | Midway | Normangee (mostly in [[Leon County, Texas|Leon]] County) | North Zulch
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Madisonville | Midway | Normangee (mostly in [[Leon County, Texas|Leon]] County) | North Zulch  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://www.txgenweb4.org/txmadison/cemetery.htm Madison County Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb4.org/txmadison/cemetery.htm Madison County Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/madison/land/madison.txt Land Survey Abstract Indices of the Original Land Owners]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/madison/land/madison.txt Land Survey Abstract Indices of the Original Land Owners]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/madison/military/civilwar/pensions/madiscsa.txt Confederate Pension Applications]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/madison/military/civilwar/pensions/madiscsa.txt Confederate Pension Applications]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/madison/military/civilwar/pensions/madisngt.txt Confederate Indigent Families]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/madison/military/civilwar/pensions/madisngt.txt Confederate Indigent Families]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*Madison County Confederate Pensions&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*Madison County Confederate Pensions&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors  
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
  
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
Madison County Library<br>605 S May St<br>Madisonville, TX 77864<br>Phone: (936) 348-6118<br>[http://www.rootsweb.com/~txmcl/ Website]
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Madison County Library<br>605 S May St<br>Madisonville, TX 77864<br>Phone: (936) 348-6118<br>[http://www.rootsweb.com/~txmcl/ Website]  
  
[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/madison/madistoc.htm Madison County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/madison/madistoc.htm Madison County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.txgenweb4.org/txmadison/ Madison County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb4.org/txmadison/ Madison County]&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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Madison County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Madison County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 2, 1853
County Seat Madison
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1853--Madison County was created 2 February 1853 from Grimes, Leon, and Walker Counties. County seat: Madisonville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1865, 1873--Courthouses and county records were destroyed by fire in June 1865 and January 1873.

1967--Madison County Courthouse, built 1896, was destroyed by fire on May 14, 1967. Some county records may have been destroyed. [2]

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Madisonville | Midway | Normangee (mostly in Leon County) | North Zulch

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Land Survey Abstract Indices of the Original Land Owners  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Madison County Library
605 S May St
Madisonville, TX 77864
Phone: (936) 348-6118
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).
  2. GenDisasters.com - Madisonville, TX Courthouse Fire, May 1967 http://www3.gendisasters.com/texas/17580/madisonville-tx-courthouse-fire-may-1967