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County Courthouse

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History

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The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor Isaac Shelby (1750-1826).[1]

This county was the scene of the Regulator-Moderator War, 1841-1844.

Parent County

1836--Shelby County was created 17 March 1836 from Old Mexican Municipality. County seat: Center [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Shelby County TXGenWeb site

Cemeteries

  • Cemeteries Shelby County TXGenWeb site
  • Cemeteries from the ShelbyCounty Historical Society Museum & Library

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Shelby County History from the Shelby County TXGenWeb site

Maps

  • 1914 Map of Angelina, Gregg, Harrison, Cherokee, Houston, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith & Trinity at www.rootsweb.com[1]
  • Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site

Military

http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm

http://www.hiddenancestors.com/veterans/veterans.htm

http://www.virtualwall.org/istate/istattx.htm

http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/muster.html

Newspapers

Shelby County Today online news

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

http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/

Web Sites

  • TEXAS GenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.

References

  1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_counties_in_Texas Wikipedia
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).