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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1846--Wharton County was created 3 April 1846 from Matagorda, Jackson, and Colorado Counties.County seat: Wharton [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

  • 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

Web Sites

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


References

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