Difference between revisions of "Waller County, Texas Genealogy"

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The area was part of Stephen F. Austin's first colony, with the first settlement occurring around 1821.  
 
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'''1873--'''Waller County was created&nbsp; 28 April 1873 from Austin and Grimes Counties.'''County seat:''' Hempstead <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1873--'''Waller County was created&nbsp; 28 April 1873 from Austin and Grimes Counties.'''County seat:''' Hempstead <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
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Revision as of 17:35, 24 October 2008

United StatesTexasCounties W > Waller County

County Courthouse

History

The area was part of Stephen F. Austin's first colony, with the first settlement occurring around 1821.

Parent County

1873--Waller County was created  28 April 1873 from Austin and Grimes Counties.County seat: Hempstead [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).