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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
 
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/tx/reeves/cemeteries/balmorhe.txt Balmorhea Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; transcription&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/tx/reeves/cemeteries/balmorhe.txt Balmorhea Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; transcription&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
*[http://luann/reevesco/mount_evergreen_cemetery_index.htm Mount Evergreen Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; photos and transcription&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://luann/reevesco/mount_evergreen_cemetery_index.htm Mount Evergreen Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; photos and transcription&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txreeves/saragosa_cemetery_photos_index.htm Saragosa Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; photos and transcription&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txreeves/saragosa_cemetery_photos_index.htm Saragosa Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; photos and transcription&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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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txreeves/reeves_county_churches.htm Reeves County Churches]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txreeves/reeves_county_churches.htm Reeves County Churches]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/texas.htm Texas Christian Church Directory ]~ ChurchAngel  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/texas.htm Texas Christian Church Directory ]~ ChurchAngel  
 
*[http://www.dioceseofbmt.org/parishes/index.html Catholic Parishes in Texas]
 
*[http://www.dioceseofbmt.org/parishes/index.html Catholic Parishes in Texas]
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/reeves/deeds/reeves.txt Reeves County Land Survey Abstracts]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/reeves/deeds/reeves.txt Reeves County Land Survey Abstracts]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txreeves/reeves_county_biographies.htm Reeves County Biographies&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txreeves/reeves_county_biographies.htm Reeves County Biographies&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.txgenweb9.org/landmarks/reeves.htm Reeves County Landmarks] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb9.org/landmarks/reeves.htm Reeves County Landmarks] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txreeves/reeves_county_veterans.htm Reeves County Confederate Veterans&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txreeves/reeves_county_veterans.htm Reeves County Confederate Veterans&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txreeves/world_war_ii_casualties.htm WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam Reeves County Casualties]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txreeves/world_war_ii_casualties.htm WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam Reeves County Casualties]&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  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ 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  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
Reeves County Library<br>505 S Park St<br>Pecos, TX 79772<br>Phone: (432) 445-5340
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Reeves County Library<br>505 S Park St<br>Pecos, TX 79772<br>Phone: (432) 445-5340  
  
[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/reeves/reevtoc.htm Reeves County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/reeves/reevtoc.htm Reeves County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txreeves/ Reeves County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txreeves/ Reeves 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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Reeves County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Reeves County
Location in the state of Texas
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Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 14, 1883
County Seat Pecos
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County Courthouse

History

The county's first settlers were Mexican farmers. Anglo-American settlers arrived about 1871.

Parent County

1883--Reeves County was created 14 April 1883 from Pecos County. County seat: Pecos [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Reeves County Land Survey Abstracts  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

History of Reeves County
Author: Robert N. Gatewood

Pecos: A History of the Pioneer West
Author: Alton Hughes

Henry F. Reeves, His Activities & Possessions
Author: Mary Helen Pax

History of the Pecos Volunteer Fire Department
Author: Mary Nabers Prewitt

The Romance of the Davis Mountains & Big Bend Country
Author: Carlysle Graham Raht

Spirits of the Border: The History & Mystery of the Lone Star State
Authors: Ken & Sharon Kudnall

Toyah Taproots: A memory book of those who put down roots in Toyah
Compiled by: The Toyah Historical & Centennial Committee

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Reeves County Library
505 S Park St
Pecos, TX 79772
Phone: (432) 445-5340

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).