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{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties W|Counties W]] &gt;&nbsp;Wheeler County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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Wheeler County was the first to be organized in the Panhandle area, and 14 other counties were attached to it for judicial purposes until 1881. Sweetwater was established in 1876 as a trading post.  
 
Wheeler County was the first to be organized in the Panhandle area, and 14 other counties were attached to it for judicial purposes until 1881. Sweetwater was established in 1876 as a trading post.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1876--'''Wheeler County was created 21 August 1876 from [[Bexar_County,_Texas|Bexar ]]. '''County seat:''' Wheeler <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1876--'''Wheeler County was created 21 August 1876 from [[Bexar County, Texas|Bexar ]]. '''County seat:''' Wheeler <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Beckham_County,_Oklahoma|Beckham County, Oklahoma]]
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*[[Beckham County, Oklahoma|Beckham County, Oklahoma]]  
*[[Collingsworth_County,_Texas|Collingsworth]]
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*[[Collingsworth County, Texas|Collingsworth]]  
*[[Donley_County,_Texas|Donley]]
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*[[Donley County, Texas|Donley]]  
*[[Grayson_County,_Texas|Gray]]
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*[[Grayson County, Texas|Gray]]  
*[[Hemphill_County,_Texas|Hemphill]]
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*[[Hemphill County, Texas|Hemphill]]  
*[[Roberts_County,_Texas|Roberts]]
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*[[Roberts County, Texas|Roberts]]  
*[[Roger_Mills_County,_Oklahoma|Roger Mills County, Oklahoma]]
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*[[Roger Mills County, Oklahoma|Roger Mills County, Oklahoma]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
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[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site  
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county
  
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194030&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Wheeler&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194030&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Wheeler&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Wheeler_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:Wheeler_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 06:55, 28 August 2010

Template:Texas-stubUnited StatesTexasCounties W > Wheeler County

County Courthouse

History

Wheeler County was the first to be organized in the Panhandle area, and 14 other counties were attached to it for judicial purposes until 1881. Sweetwater was established in 1876 as a trading post.

Parent County

1876--Wheeler County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar . County seat: Wheeler [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

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).