Shelby County, Texas Genealogy
Adopted by TXGenWeb Shelby County
Jane Keppler & Suzanne Sowell
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
This county was the scene of the Regulator-Moderator War, 1841-1844.
1836--Shelby County was created 17 March 1836 from Old Mexican Municipality. County seat: Center 
Places / Localities
- Cemeteries Shelby County TXGenWeb site
- Cemeteries from the ShelbyCounty Historical Society Museum & Library
Shelby County History from the Shelby County TXGenWeb site
- 1914 Map of Angelina, Gregg, Harrison, Cherokee, Houston, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith & Trinity at www.rootsweb.com
- Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site.
Shelby County Today online news
- 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
- TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_counties_in_Texas Wikipedia
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).