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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1858--'''Wilbarger County was created 1 February 1858 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Vernon <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1858--'''Wilbarger County was created 1 February 1858 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' Vernon <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
*[http://www.texasescapes.com/DEPARTMENTS/Grave_Thoughts/TexasCemeteries.htm Texas Escapes] Listing of Texas cemeteries with transcriptions and lots of pictures.
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*[http://www.texasescapes.com/DEPARTMENTS/Grave_Thoughts/TexasCemeteries.htm Texas Escapes] Listing of Texas cemeteries with transcriptions and lots of pictures.
  
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*[http://hometownchronicles.com/tx/wilbarger/bio-CongdonRE.html Congdon, Robert E.]
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*[http://hometownchronicles.com/tx/wilbarger/bio-CongdonRE.html Congdon, Robert E.]  
*[http://hometownchronicles.com/tx/wilbarger/bio-EvansJD.html Evans, J.D.]
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*[http://hometownchronicles.com/tx/wilbarger/bio-EvansJD.html Evans, J.D.]  
*[http://hometownchronicles.com/tx/wilbarger/bio-HuffSP.html Huff, Sterling P.]
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*[http://hometownchronicles.com/tx/wilbarger/bio-HuffSP.html Huff, Sterling P.]  
*[http://hometownchronicles.com/tx/wilbarger/bio-OrbisonRK.html Orbison, Roy]
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*[http://hometownchronicles.com/tx/wilbarger/bio-OrbisonRK.html Orbison, Roy]  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*[http://hometownchronicles.com/tx/wilbarger/maps/1895tx.jpg 1895 Texas Counties Map]
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*[http://hometownchronicles.com/tx/wilbarger/maps/1895tx.jpg 1895 Texas Counties Map]  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; From the Republic to the Turn of the Century&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/maps.html Historical Maps]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; From the Republic to the Turn of the Century&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
 
*[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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==== Probate  ====
 
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
Carnegie City-County Library<br>2810 Wilbarger St<br>Vernon, TX 76384<br>Phone: (940) 552-2462
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Carnegie City-County Library<br>2810 Wilbarger St<br>Vernon, TX 76384<br>Phone: (940) 552-2462  
 
 
  
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[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
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[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies  
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 19:57, 12 July 2011

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Wilbarger County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Wilbarger County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 1, 1858
County Seat Vernon
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

History

Wilbarger was part of Peter's Colony until 1858. Doan's Crossing and Store, a trading post, was established in 1878.

Parent County

1858--Wilbarger County was created 1 February 1858 from Bexar Land District. County seat: Vernon [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Fallen Heroes  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Carnegie City-County Library
2810 Wilbarger St
Vernon, TX 76384
Phone: (940) 552-2462


Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Web Sites

  • TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.
  • Hidden Ancestors  Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
  • USGenWeb Texas Archives Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
  • Wilbarger County  ~  TXGenWeb

References

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