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{{Texas-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  ==
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[[Image:Matagorda County Courthouse1848.jpg|532px|Matagorda County Courthouse -1848]]
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[[Image:Matagorda County Courthouse1848.jpg|532px|Matagorda County Courthouse -1848]]  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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*[[Brazoria County, Texas|Brazoria]]  
 
*[[Brazoria County, Texas|Brazoria]]  
*[[Calhoun County, Texas|Calhoun]]
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*[[Calhoun County, Texas|Calhoun]]  
 
*[[Jackson County, Texas|Jackson]]  
 
*[[Jackson County, Texas|Jackson]]  
 
*[[Wharton County, Texas|Wharton]]
 
*[[Wharton County, Texas|Wharton]]
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*&nbsp;[http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/Etx/Matagorda/ListMatagorda.html [Cemeteries of Texas]]
 
*&nbsp;[http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/Etx/Matagorda/ListMatagorda.html [Cemeteries of Texas]]
  
&nbsp;Find-A-Grave (Matagorda county)
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&nbsp;Find-A-Grave (Matagorda county)  
  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2680 Find-A-Grave]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2680 Find-A-Grave]
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==== Churches  ====
 
==== Churches  ====
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txmatago/churches.htm Matagorda County churches]
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txmatago/churches.htm Matagorda County churches]  
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
==== [[Image:Matagorda_County_(highlighted).JPG|right|Matagorda County Texas (highlighted)]]Maps ====
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==== [[Image:Matagorda County (highlighted).JPG|right|Matagorda County Texas (highlighted)]]Maps ====
  
[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
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[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site  
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== 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  ==
  
'''Matagorda County Genealogy Society'''&nbsp; - publishes "<u>''Oak Leaves''</u>" genealogical data about Matagorda County twice a year (Feb. &amp;&nbsp;Aug.).
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'''Matagorda County Genealogy Society'''&nbsp; - publishes "<u>''Oak Leaves''</u>" genealogical data about Matagorda County twice a year (Feb. &amp;&nbsp;Aug.).  
  
 
1100 Seventh Street  
 
1100 Seventh Street  
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Bay City, TX 77414<br>
 
Bay City, TX 77414<br>
  
[http://www.baycitytxlib.org/ Bay City Public Library]
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[http://www.baycitytxlib.org/ Bay City Public Library]  
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Matagorda_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Matagorda_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 05:52, 27 August 2010

Template:Texas-stubUnited StatesTexasCounties M > Matagorda County

County Courthouse

Matagorda County Courthouse - today

Matagorda County Courthouse - 1928


Matagorda County Courthouse - 1896


Matagorda County Courthouse -1848

History

Part of Stephen F. Austin's Colony.

The Handbook of Texas Online - Matagorda County

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

Matagorda County Cemeteries (rootsweb)

Cemeteries of Matagorda County Texas (Cemeteries of Texas project)

 Find-A-Grave (Matagorda county)

Churches

Matagorda County churches

Court

Land

Local Histories

Matagorda County Texas (highlighted)
Maps

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

Matagorda County Genealogy Society  - publishes "Oak Leaves" genealogical data about Matagorda County twice a year (Feb. & Aug.).

1100 Seventh Street

Bay City, TX  77414-4915

mcgs@yahoo.com

MCGS


BAY CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY

1100 7th St.

Bay City, TX 77414

Bay City Public Library

Web Sites

References

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