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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties M|Counties M]] &gt;&nbsp;Matagorda County'' <br>  
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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties M|Counties M]] &gt;&nbsp;Matagorda County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
 
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Part of Stephen F. Austin's Colony.
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1836--'''Matagorda County was created 17 March 1836 from an Old Mexican Municipality. '''County seat:''' Bay City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
Matagorda County was one of the original twenty-three counties of Texas, created on 17 March 1836 and organized in 1836 from an Old Mexican Municipality. County seat: Matagorda (1836-1894); Bay City (1894- present). Part of Stephen F. Austin's Colony.
 
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193747&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Matagorda&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193747&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Matagorda&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Matagorda_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Matagorda_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 20:50, 29 October 2008

United StatesTexasCounties M > Matagorda County

County Courthouse

History

Part of Stephen F. Austin's Colony.

Parent County

1836--Matagorda County was created 17 March 1836 from an Old Mexican Municipality. County seat: Bay City [1]

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

References

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