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Guide to '''Texas County, Missouri ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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Guide to '''Texas County, Missouri ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
{{Click|Image:MO_ORP.png|Missouri Online Genealogy Records}}  
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<center>{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
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|organized=  February 17,  1843
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|county seat= Houston
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|parent county= [[Shannon County, Missouri Genealogy|Shannon]], [[Wright County, Missouri Genealogy|Wright]]<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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|county1= [[Dent County, Missouri Genealogy|Dent]]
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|county2= [[Douglas County, Missouri Genealogy|Douglas]]
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|county3= [[Howell County, Missouri Genealogy|Howell]]
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|county4= [[Laclede County, Missouri Genealogy|Laclede]]
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|county5= [[Phelps County, Missouri Genealogy|Phelps]]
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|county6= [[Pulaski County, Missouri Genealogy|Pulaski]]
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|county7= [[Shannon County, Missouri Genealogy|Shannon]]
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|county8= [[Wright County, Missouri Genealogy|Wright]]</br><center>[[Texas County, Missouri Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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== County Information ==
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=== Description ===
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The county was named for The Republic of Texas. The County is located in the southern area of the state. <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Texas County," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_County,_Missouri, accessed 18 Sept 2018.</ref>
  
{{Infobox U.S. County
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=== County Courthouse ===
| county = Texas County
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{{MO Courthouse Intro|Texas}}
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'''Texas County Courthouse'''<br> 210 N Grand Avenue<br>Houston, MO 65483-1226<br>Phone: 417-967-2112<br>[http://texascountymissouri.gov/ Texas County Website]<br><br>
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Recorder of Deeds has marriage records from 1855 and land records from 1845.<br>
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Clerk of the Circuit Court has divorce and court records from 1855.<br>
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Associate Circuit Court has probate records from 1850.<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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| founded year = 1843
 
| founded date = February 17
 
| seat = [[Houston, Missouri|Houston]]
 
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| building address = Texas County Courthouse<br> 210 N Grand Avenue; <br>Houston, MO 65483-1226<br>Phone: 417.967.2112<br>[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/MO_Texas.htm '''Texas County Website'''] }}
 
=== County Information ===
 
==== Texas County, Missouri Record Dates  ====
 
  
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=== Texas County, Missouri Record Dates  ===
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{{MO Record Dates Intro|Texas}}
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Texas County, Missouri. Page 397-407 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 393-397.</ref></center>
 
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 422-438. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Texas County, Missouri Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Texas County, Missouri Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Texas County, Missouri Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Texas County, Missouri Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Texas County, Missouri Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Texas County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Texas County, Missouri Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
 
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Texas County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1883
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Texas County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1855
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Texas County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1883
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Texas County, Missouri Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1855
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Texas County, Missouri Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1845
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Texas County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1850
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1830
 
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
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| colspan="7"| <center>Statewide registration started in 1910 for births and deaths. General compliance for births by 1927 and deaths by 1911. </center>
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1855
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1850
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1843
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1870
 
 
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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=== Record Loss ===
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<br>Recorder of Deeds has marriage records from 1855 and land records from 1845; Clerk of the Circuit Court has divorce and court records from 1855; Associate Circuit Court has probate records from 1850.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Texas County, Missouri. Page 406 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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'''1860s''' Courthouse was destroyed.  Note:  Although the courthouse was burned during the Civil War, the Confederate soldiers removed all the records from the courthouse to local cave first, returning them unharmed when the conflict was over. [https://www.texascountymissouri.gov/county-history/ Texas County Missouri]<br>
  
== History  ==
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'''1881'''  Fire damaged the courthouse on February 12, 1881. <br>
  
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1930'''  Fire destroyed the courthouse on December 14, 1930.<br>
  
'''1843'''  Texas County was created 17 February 1843 from [[Shannon County, Missouri Genealogy|Shannon]] and [[Wright County, Missouri Genealogy|Wright]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Houston. <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> Texas County went by the name of [[Ashley County, Missouri Genealogy|Ashley County]] from 1843 to 1845.
 
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
 
For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps"] (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
'''1860s'''  Courthouse was destroyed.<br>
 
'''1881'''  Fire damaged the courthouse on February 12, 1881. <br>
 
'''1930'''  Fire destroyed the courthouse on December 14, 1930.<br>
 
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
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'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''  
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{MO Boundary Changes Intro|Texas}}
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*'''1843'''  Texas County was created February 17, 1843 from [[Shannon County, Missouri Genealogy|Shannon]] and [[Wright County, Missouri Genealogy|Wright]] Counties. From 1843-1845, Texas County was called [[Ashley County, Missouri Genealogy|Ashley County]].
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*'''County seat:''' Houston<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps"] (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Texas, Cabool|place|disp=Cabool}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Texas, Houston|place|disp=Houston}}
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=== Populated Places ===
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For a complete list of populated places in Texas County, MO, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://missouri.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,215,c,texas.cfm HomeTown Locator].<br>
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The [https://shsmo.org State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [https://collections.shsmo.org/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.<br>
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The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>
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Wikipedia contributors, "Texas County, Missouri," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_County,_Missouri Texas County Missouri], accessed Nov 2019.</ref>
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{{Populated places
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cabool,_Missouri Cabool]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Houston,_Missouri Houston] county seat
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Licking,_Missouri Licking]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountain_Grove,_Missouri Mountain Grove]  Texas & Wright co
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</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Summersville,_Missouri Summersville] Texas & Shannon co</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plato,_Missouri Plato]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raymondville,_Missouri Raymondville]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice,_Missouri Alice]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arroll,_Missouri Arroll]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashley_Creek,_Missouri Ashley Creek]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bado,_Missouri Bado]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bendavis,_Missouri Bendavis]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Creek,_Missouri Big Creek]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bucyrus,_Missouri Bucyrus]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clara,_Missouri Clara]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clear_Springs,_Missouri Clear Springs]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dent,_Missouri Dent]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunn,_Missouri Dunn]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dykes,_Missouri Dykes]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elk_Creek,_Missouri Elk Creek]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellis_Prairie,_Missouri Ellis Prairie]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellsworth,_Missouri Ellsworth]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eunice,_Missouri Eunice]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evening_Shade,_Missouri Evening Shade]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fowler,_Missouri Fowler]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guild,_Missouri Guild]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hartshorn,_Missouri Hartshorn]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huggins,_Missouri Huggins]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kimble,_Missouri Kimble]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinderpost,_Missouri Kinderpost]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ladd,_Missouri Ladd]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lundy,_Missouri Lundy]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahan,_Missouri Mahan]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maples,_Missouri Maples]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitchells_Corner,_Missouri Mitchells Corner]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitchells_Corner,_Missouri Nile]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscar,_Missouri Oscar]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pleasant_Ridge,_Texas_County,_Missouri Pleasant Ridge]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prescott,_Missouri Prescott]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roby,_Missouri Roby]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samoa,_Missouri Samoa]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sargent,_Texas_County,_Missouri Sargent]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sherrill,_Missouri Sherrill]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simmons,_Missouri Simmons]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solo,_Missouri Solo]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stultz,_Missouri Stultz]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Success,_Missouri Success]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyrone,_Missouri Tyrone]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upton,_Missouri Upton]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vada,_Missouri Vada]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Varvol,_Missouri Varvol]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venable,_Missouri Venable]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yukon,_Missouri Yukon]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boone_Township,_Texas_County,_Missouri Boone]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burdine_Township,_Texas_County,_Missouri Burdine]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carroll_Township,_Texas_County,_Missouri Carroll]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cass_Township,_Texas_County,_Missouri Cass]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clinton_Township,_Texas_County,_Missouri Clinton]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Current_Township,_Texas_County,_Missouri Current]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Date_Township,_Texas_County,_Missouri Date]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_Township,_Texas_County,_Missouri Jackson]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lynch_Township,_Texas_County,_Missouri Lynch]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morris_Township,_Texas_County,_Missouri Morris]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ozark_Township,_Texas_County,_Missouri Ozark]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierce_Township,_Texas_County,_Missouri Pierce]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piney_Township,_Texas_County,_Missouri Piney]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roubidoux_Township,_Texas_County,_Missouri Roubidoux]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sargent_Township,_Texas_County,_Missouri Sargent]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sherrill_Township,_Texas_County,_Missouri Sherrill]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upton_Township,_Texas_County,_Missouri Upton]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edanville,_Missouri Edanville]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravel_Point,_Missouri Gravel Point]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grogan,_Missouri Grogan]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hattie,_Missouri Hattie]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hazleton,_Missouri Hazleton]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurst,_Missouri Hurst]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisa,_Missouri Louisa]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nagle,_Missouri Nagle]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plum_Valley,_Missouri Plum Valley]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raftville,_Missouri Raftville]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roubidoux,_Missouri Roubidoux]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turley,_Missouri Turley]
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*The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.<br>
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=== History Timeline ===
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{{MO Historical Timeline Intro|Texas}}
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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== Resources ==
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{{MO Resources Intro|Texas}}
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{MO Bible Intro|Texas}}
  
[[Dent County, Missouri Genealogy|Dent]] {{•}} [[Douglas County, Missouri Genealogy|Douglas]] {{•}} [[Howell County, Missouri Genealogy|Howell]] {{•}} [[Laclede County, Missouri Genealogy|Laclede]] {{•}} [[Phelps County, Missouri Genealogy|Phelps]] {{•}} [[Pulaski County, Missouri Genealogy|Pulaski]] {{•}} [[Shannon County, Missouri Genealogy|Shannon]] {{•}} [[Wright County, Missouri Genealogy|Wright]]
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=== Biographies  ===
{{MOTexas, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}
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{{MO Biographies Intro|Texas}}
== Resources  ==
 
  
==== Biographies<br>  ====
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*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/missouri-counties/texas-county-missouri-genealogy-biographies.asp Family Biographies from The History of Texas County, Missouri] (1889) published by Goodspeed are available free on the My Genealogy Hound website.
  
*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/missouri-counties/texas-county-missouri-genealogy-biographies.asp Family Biographies from The History of Texas County, Missouri] (1889) published by Goodspeed are available free on the My Genealogy Hound website. <br>
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{MO Business Records Intro|Texas}}
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{MO Cemeteries Intro|Texas}}
  
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
 
| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://texas.mogenweb.org/cemeteries.htm MOGenWeb]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Texas County, Missouri''' online and in print</center>
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Texas+Missouri&qt=results_page WorldCat]
 
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Missouri&county=Texas&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
 
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/texas/texascem.htm MOGenWeb Archives]
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]
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* [http://texas.mogenweb.org/cemeteries.htm MOGenWeb]
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/texas/texascem.htm MOGenWeb Archives]
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* [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/texas.htm Tombstone Project]
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* [http://www.interment.net/us/mo/texas.htm MOInterment]
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* [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=108 MOGravestones]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/texas.htm Tombstone Project]
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* {{FHL|483094|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Texas+Missouri&qt=results_page WorldCat]
 
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Missouri/Texas-County?id=county_1503 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=394438&reqParentsLabel=Texas%2C%20Missouri%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypes=20&reqTypeLabel=Cemetery FamilySearch Places]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=108 MOGravestones]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
 
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records-adair-to-christian.htm Missouri Cemeteries] Missouri Access Genealogy
 
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records-adair-to-christian.htm Missouri Cemeteries] Missouri Access Genealogy
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Census Records ===
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{{Historical populations
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|type = USA
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|heading = Census
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|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_County,_Missouri#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".]
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|1850 |2812
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|1860 |6067 
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|1870 |9618
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|1880 |12206
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|1890 |19406
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|1900 |22192
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|1910 |21458
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|1920 |20548
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|1930 |18580
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|1940 |19813
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|1950 |18992
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|1960 |17758
 +
|1970 |18320
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|1980 |21070
 +
|1990 |21476  
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|2000 |23003
 +
|2010 |26008
 +
}}
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{{MO Census Intro|Texas}}
 +
 
 +
*'''1732-1933''' {{RecordSearch|2075262|Missouri State and Territorial Census Records, 1732-1933}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 +
 
 +
{{Census|Missouri}}
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 +
=== Church Records ===
 +
{{MO Church Intro|Texas}}<br>
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'''List of Churches and Church Parishes'''
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*'''[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=394438&reqParentsLabel=Texas%2C%20Missouri%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypeGroups=3&reqTypeLabel=Churches%20and%20Church%20Parishes FamilySearch Places]'''
  
{{Census|Missouri}}  
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=== Court Records ===
 +
{{MO Court Intro|Texas}}
  
==== Church  ====
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*'''1800-1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index and images
  
{{MO Church Intro}}  
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=== Directories ===
 +
{{MO Directories Intro|Texas}}
  
==== Court ====
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=== Emigration and Immigration ===
*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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{{MO Emigration Intro|Texas}}
  
==== Land  ====
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
 +
{{MO Ethnic Groups Intro|Texas}}
  
{{MO Land}}  
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=== Funeral Homes  ===
 +
{{MO Funeral Homes Intro|Texas}}
  
==== Local Histories ====
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=== Genealogies ===
 +
{{MO Genealogies Intro|Texas}}
  
{{MO History}}  
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{MO Guardianship Intro|Texas}}
  
*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/missouri-counties/texas-county-missouri-genealogy-biographies.asp Biographies from The History of Texas County, Missouri] (1889) published by Goodspeed are available free on the My Genealogy Hound website.
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=== Land and Property Records ===
*''History of Laclede, Camden, Dallas, Webster, Wright, Texas, Pulaski, Phelps and Dent Counties, Missouri'' at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE993939 FamilySearch] (Free)
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{{MO Land Intro|Texas}}
  
==== Maps  ====
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{{MO Land}}
  
[[Image:Motexas.jpg|right|400px|Motexas.jpg]]
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=== Local Histories ===
 +
{{MO Histories Intro|Texas}}
  
*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]
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{{MO History}}
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
 
  
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*''History of Laclede, Camden, Dallas, Webster, Wright, Texas, Pulaski, Phelps and Dent Counties, Missouri''. Available online at [https://www.familysearch.org/library/books/records/item/439170-history-of-laclede-camden-dallas-webster-wright-texas-pulaski-phelps-and-dent-counties-missouri?offset=1 FamilySearch]
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{MO Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{MO Texas County}}}}
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{{MO Maps Intro|Texas}}
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]
 
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Texas_County Texas County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
 
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Texas_County Texas County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
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*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Texas County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
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*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/maps/missouri-maps/mo-texas-county-missouri-1904-map.html Map of 1904 Texas County] with numerous small settlements (My Genealogy Hound)
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=394438&reqParentsLabel=Texas%2C%20Missouri%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypeGroups=8&reqTypeLabel=Cities%20and%20Towns FamilySearch Places]:Cities and Towns- [[FamilySearch Places|How to Use FS Places]]
  
*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Texas County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
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=== Migration ===
*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/maps/missouri-maps/mo-texas-county-missouri-1904-map.html Map of 1904 Texas County] with numerous small settlements (My Genealogy Hound)
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{{MO Migration Intro|Texas}}
  
==== Military ====
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=== Military Records ===
*'''1900 - 1941''' {{RecordSearch|2576872|Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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{{MO Military Intro|Texas}}
  
===== Civil War  =====
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*'''1900-1941''' {{RecordSearch|2576872|Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
  
 +
==== Civil War ====
 +
{{MO Civil War Intro|Texas}}
 
'''''Online Records'''''
 
'''''Online Records'''''
*'''1861 - 1865'''  {{RecordSearch|1932374|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index  
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*'''1861-1865'''  {{RecordSearch|1932374|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*'''1861 - 1865'''  {{RecordSearch|1932408|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index  
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*'''1861-1865'''  {{RecordSearch|1932408|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*{{RecordSearch|1865475|Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1911-1938'''  {{RecordSearch|1865475|Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications, 1911-1938}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
'''''Regiments'''''
 
'''''Regiments'''''
Line 181: Line 369:
 
:- [[6th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|6th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company K
 
:- [[6th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|6th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company K
  
===== World War II =====
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==== World War II ====
 +
{{MO World War II Intro|Texas}}
 +
*'''1940-1945''' {{RecordSearch|2759143|Missouri, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 +
*'''1941-1946''' {{RecordSearch|2392705|Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
*'''1941 - 1946''' - {{RecordSearch|2392705|Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
 +
{{MO Naturalization Intro|Texas}}
  
==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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*'''1800-1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 
  
==== Newspapers ====
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=== Newspapers ===
 +
{{MO Newspapers Intro|Texas}}
  
 
{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Texas}}
 
{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Texas}}
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=== Obituaries ===
 +
{{MO Obituaries Intro|Texas}}
  
==== Probate  ====
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=== Other Records ===
 +
{{MO Other Records Intro|Texas}}
  
{{MO Probate Intro}}
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=== Periodicals ===
 +
{{MO Periodicals Intro|Texas}}
 +
 
 +
=== Probate Records ===
 +
{{MO Probate Intro|Texas}}
  
 
'''Online Probate Records'''
 
'''Online Probate Records'''
*'''1750 - 1988''' {{RecordSearch|2399107|Missouri Probate Records 1750-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1750-1988''' {{RecordSearch|2399107|Missouri Probate Records 1750-1998}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — images
*'''1766 - 1988''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9071 Missouri Wills and Probate Records 1766-1988] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1766-1988''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9071 Missouri Wills and Probate Records 1766-1988] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index and images ($)
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== School Records ===
 +
{{MO Schools Intro|Texas}}
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===Social Security Records===
 +
*'''1935-2014''' {{RecordSearch|1202535|United States Social Security Death Index}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[United States Social Security Death Index - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; index. ''Also at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/3693/ Ancestry], [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/social-security-death-index findmypast], [https://www.fold3.com/title/830/ Fold3], [https://www.genealogybank.com/explore/ssdi/all GenealogyBank], [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10002/us-social-security-death-index-ssdi?s=270606331 MyHeritage], and [https://stevemorse.org/ssdi/ssdi.html Steve Morse].'' [[United States Social Security Administration Records#Social Security Death Index (SSDI)|Click here for more information]].
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*'''1936-2007''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/60901/ U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry ($)] — index, [[United States Social Security Administration Records#Social Security Applications and Claims Index|click here for more information]].
  
{{MO Tax Intro}}  
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=== Tax Records ===
 +
{{MO Tax Intro|Texas}}
  
==== Vital Records ====
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=== Vital Records ===
 +
{{MO Vital Intro|Texas}}
  
{{MO Vital Intro}}  
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==== Birth ====
 +
{{MO Birth Intro|Texas}}
 +
*'''1817-1939''' {{RecordSearch|2524491|Missouri Births, 1817-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 +
*'''1827-1935''' {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index
 +
*'''1851-1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1170 Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index/images ($)
  
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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==== Marriage ====
 +
{{MO Marriage Intro|Texas}}
  
*'''1827 - 1935''' {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index  
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*'''1750-1920''' {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index
*'''1851 - 1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1170 Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $
+
*'''1776-1988''' [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=missouri%2cmo Missouri, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $
 +
*'''1800-1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index and images
 +
*'''1805-2002''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] ($)
 +
*'''1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index ($)
 +
*'''1850-1855''' Texas County Marriage Index 1850-1855. Batch {{IGI|M515861}} at FamilySearch.
 +
*'''1855-1882''' Texas County Marriage Index 1855-1882. Batch {{IGI|M515862}} at FamilySearch.
 +
*'''1881-1885''' Texas County Marriage Index 1881-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515863}} at FamilySearch.
  
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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==== Death ====
 +
{{MO Death Intro|Texas}}
  
*'''1750 - 1920''' {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
+
*'''1834-1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1172 Missouri, Death Records, 1834-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index/images ($)
*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1867-1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index
*'''1805 - 2002''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] $
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*'''1883''' Texas County Death Index 1883. Batch {{IGI|B514629}} at FamilySearch.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igimissourir.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/f/f4/Igimissourir.pdf]].</ref>
*'''1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1883-1930''' {{RecordSearch|2448947|Missouri Deaths, 1883-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
*'''1850 - 1855''' Texas County Marriage Index 1850-1855. Batch {{IGI|M515861}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1910-1960''' [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10018/missouri-death-certificates-1910-1960?s=275764761 Missouri Death Certificates, 1910 - 1960] at MyHeritage ($) — index
*'''1855 - 1882''' Texas County Marriage Index 1855-1882. Batch {{IGI|M515862}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.
*'''1881 - 1885''' Texas County Marriage Index 1881-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515863}} at FamilySearch - free.
 
  
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
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==== Divorce ====
 +
{{MO Divorce Intro|Texas}}
  
*'''1834 - 1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1172 Missouri, Death Records, 1834-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $
+
== Research Facilities ==
*'''1867 - 1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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{{MO Research Facilities Intro|Texas}}
*'''1883'''  Texas County Death Index 1883. Batch {{IGI|B514629}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f4/Igimissourir.pdf.</ref>
 
*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.<br>
 
  
== Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries  ==
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=== Archives ===
 +
{{MO Archives Intro|Texas}}
  
*Texas County Genealogical, and Historical Society<br>P.O. Box 12<br>300 South Grand Avenue<br>Houston, MO 65483<br>Phone: 417-967-3126
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=== Family History Centers ===
 +
{{Family History Centers Intro}}
  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-society-archive/ List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
+
*[[Houston Missouri Family History Center]]
 +
*[[Mountain Grove Missouri Family History Center]]
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
+
=== Libraries ===
 +
{{MO Libraries Intro|Texas}}
  
*{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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=== Museums ===
 +
{{MO Museums Intro|Texas}}
  
*[[Houston Missouri Family History Center]] Hwy 63 &amp; E St, Houston, MO 65483 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/preview#!q=Hwy+63+%26+E+St%2C+Houston%2C+MO+65483+United+States+&data=!4m15!2m14!1m13!1s0x87da83f06cf3155f%3A0x8343c932c9bc0a4b!3m8!1m3!1d943005!2d-93.7268067!3d37.1843667!3m2!1i1350!2i890!4f13.1!4m2!3d37.3579632!4d-91.9204937 Location Map]
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== Societies ==
 +
{{MO Societies Intro|Texas}}
  
*[[Mountain Grove Missouri Family History Center]] 3145 N Hwy 95, Mountain Grove, MO United States [https://www.google.com/maps/preview#!q=3145+Missouri+95%2C+Mountain+Grove%2C+MO&data=!4m15!2m14!1m13!1s0x87d00ee270b3eecd%3A0x4087a8a99d2e4fe3!3m8!1m3!1d58832!2d-91.9551889!3d37.3191354!3m2!1i1127!2i890!4f13.1!4m2!3d37.1616578!4d-92.2627649 Location Map]
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*'''Texas County Genealogical, and Historical Society'''<br>P.O. Box 12<br>300 South Grand Avenue<br>Houston, MO 65483<br>Phone: 417-967-3126
  
==== Websites ====
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== Websites ==
 +
{{MO Websites Intro|Texas}}
  
{{WA Websites Intro}}  
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*  [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/desktop/en/search.html Missouri Digital Heritage]. Free. digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
 +
*  [http://texas.mogenweb.org/ MOGenWeb]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
 +
*  [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/texas/texas.htm GenWeb Archives]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 +
*{{FHL Place IDNum|203573|Missouri|Texas}}. Free. - The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
 +
*  [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/Texas/ RootsWeb resources]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 +
*  [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Texas/ Linkpendium]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 +
*  [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/texas/ CyndisList]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 +
*  [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/texas-county/ StateofUS]. Free. family history resources and government records
 +
*  [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Texas-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
  
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== Research Guides ==
|-
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{{MO Research Guides Intro|Texas}}
| width="100%" bgcolor="#ADFF85" colspan="3" | <center>'''Sites with online indexes or images of records''' </center>
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecord:texas+county/ Missouri Digital Heritage]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://texas.mogenweb.org/ MOGenWeb]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/texas/texas.htm GenWeb Archives]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 
|}
 
  
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== References ==
|-
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<references />
| width="100%" bgcolor="#94FFFF" colspan="3" | <center>'''Sites that search for links pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/Texas/ RootsWeb resources]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 
|-
 
| width="30%" | [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Texas/ Linkpendium]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 
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| width="30%" | [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/texas/ CyndisList]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 
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| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/texas-county/ StateofUS]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | family history resources and government records
 
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| width="30%" | [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Texas-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]
 
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 
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| width="30%" | [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=203545&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Missouri%2C%20Texas%22 FamilySearch catalog]
 
| width="70%" | Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
 
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| width="30%" | [http://www.worldcat.org/title/texas-county-missouri WorldCat]
 
| width="70%" | To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see [[WorldCat Online Catalog]].
 
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| width="30%" | [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/ Allen County Public Library]
 
| width="70%" | Major genealogy resource library, located in Indiana. On home page enter "Texas Missouri" and search catalog.
 
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| width="30%" | [http://msa.library.net/ Missouri State Archives Library]
 
| width="%70%" | catalog; from this page you must search "Texas County"
 
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| width="30%" | [https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/100347390989583743440 Google+]  
 
| width="70%" | Missouri Genealogy Network Community
 
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| width="30" | [https://www.facebook.com/search/more/?q=Missouri%20Genealogy&sid=0.6922872586034933 Facebook]  
 
| width="70%" | list of groups from "Missouri Genealogy" search
 
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Revision as of 12:01, 20 September 2020

Guide to Texas County, Missouri ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

County Facts
County seat: Houston
Organized: February 17, 1843
Parent County(s): Shannon, Wright[1]
Neighboring Counties
Dent  • Douglas  • Howell  • Laclede  • Phelps  • Pulaski  • Shannon  • Wright
See County Maps
Courthouse
MissouriTexasCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
Missouri Texas County Map.svg.png
Adoption

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

The county was named for The Republic of Texas. The County is located in the southern area of the state. [2]

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Texas County Courthouse
210 N Grand Avenue
Houston, MO 65483-1226
Phone: 417-967-2112
Texas County Website

Recorder of Deeds has marriage records from 1855 and land records from 1845.
Clerk of the Circuit Court has divorce and court records from 1855.
Associate Circuit Court has probate records from 1850.[3]

Texas County, Missouri Record Dates[edit | edit source]

Information for this chart was taken from various sources, often containing conflicting dates. This information should be taken as a guide and should be verified by contacting the county and/or the state government agency.

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records[4]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1883 1855 1883 1855 1845 1850 1830
Statewide registration started in 1910 for births and deaths. General compliance for births by 1927 and deaths by 1911.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

1860s Courthouse was destroyed. Note: Although the courthouse was burned during the Civil War, the Confederate soldiers removed all the records from the courthouse to local cave first, returning them unharmed when the conflict was over. Texas County Missouri

1881 Fire damaged the courthouse on February 12, 1881.

1930 Fire destroyed the courthouse on December 14, 1930.


For suggestions about research in places that suffered historic record losses, see:


Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

  • 1843 Texas County was created February 17, 1843 from Shannon and Wright Counties. From 1843-1845, Texas County was called Ashley County.
  • County seat: Houston[5]

For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps" (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

For a complete list of populated places in Texas County, MO, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit HomeTown Locator.
The State Historical Society of Missouri has information on historical Missouri place names for all 114 Missouri Counties.
The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:[6]

Cities
Villages
Unincorporated communities
Townships
Ghost towns


History Timeline[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biographies[edit | edit source]

Business, Commerce, and Occupations[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Texas County, Missouri online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Missouri Cemeteries for more information

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1850 2,812
1860 6,067 115.8%
1870 9,618 58.5%
1880 12,206 26.9%
1890 19,406 59.0%
1900 22,192 14.4%
1910 21,458 −3.3%
1920 20,548 −4.2%
1930 18,580 −9.6%
1940 19,813 6.6%
1950 18,992 −4.1%
1960 17,758 −6.5%
1970 18,320 3.2%
1980 21,070 15.0%
1990 21,476 1.9%
2000 23,003 7.1%
2010 26,008 13.1%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".


For tips on accessing Texas County, Missouri Genealogy census records online, see: Missouri Census.

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Missouri denominations, view the Missouri Church Records wiki page.
List of Churches and Church Parishes

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

Guardianship[edit | edit source]

Land and Property Records[edit | edit source]

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Missouri Land and Property for information about records of land transfers from the government to private ownership. After that transfer, transactions were usually recorded and are currently housed at the county courthouse.

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Local histories are available for Texas County, Missouri Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the Wiki page section Missouri Local Histories.


  • History of Laclede, Camden, Dallas, Webster, Wright, Texas, Pulaski, Phelps and Dent Counties, Missouri. Available online at FamilySearch

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Pulaski CountyDent CountyShannon CountyHowell CountyDouglas CountyWright CountyLaclede CountyMO TEXAS.PNG
Click a neighboring county
for more resources

Migration[edit | edit source]

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]

Online Records

Regiments

Service men in Texas County, Missouri served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Texas County, Missouri:

- 6th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company K

World War II[edit | edit source]

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Other Records[edit | edit source]

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Probate records include wills, bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. For further information, see United States Probate Records.

In Missouri, probate records have usually been recorded by the clerks of the probate courts, but in some counties the common pleas or circuit courts handled this function. They are frequently indexed.

Online Probate Records

School Records[edit | edit source]

Social Security Records[edit | edit source]

Tax Records[edit | edit source]

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district. For more information see the wiki page Missouri Taxation.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths. For additional guidance on researching and using vital records, see United States Vital Records or How to order Missouri Vital Records.

St. Louis and Kansas City recorded births and deaths starting as early as 1850 for deaths and 1870 for births.  The Missouri Department of Health began keeping birth and death records in 1909. County records vary by year and the county. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Missouri Vital Records State Department of Health, the County Clerk's office or order electronically online.

Birth[edit | edit source]

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Death[edit | edit source]

Divorce[edit | edit source]

Research Facilities[edit | edit source]

Archives[edit | edit source]

Listed below are archives in Texas County. For state-wide archival repositories, see Missouri Archives and Libraries.

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance, free access to center-only databases, and to premium genealogical websites.
FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries have access to most center-only databases, but may not always have full services normally provided by a family history center.

Local Centers and Libraries

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Listed below are libraries in Texas County. For state-wide library facilities, see Missouri Archives and Libraries.

Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Listed below are societies in Texas County. For state-wide genealogical societies, see Missouri Societies.

  • Texas County Genealogical, and Historical Society
    P.O. Box 12
    300 South Grand Avenue
    Houston, MO 65483
    Phone: 417-967-3126

Websites[edit | edit source]

  • Missouri Digital Heritage. Free. digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
  • MOGenWeb. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
  • GenWeb Archives. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
  • FamilySearch Catalog . Free. - The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use Historical Records to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
  • RootsWeb resources. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
  • Linkpendium. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
  • CyndisList. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
  • StateofUS. Free. family history resources and government records
  • Missouri Genealogy. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Texas County," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_County,_Missouri, accessed 18 Sept 2018.
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Texas County, Missouri. Page 397-407 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 393-397.
  5. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  6. Wikipedia contributors, "Texas County, Missouri," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, Texas County Missouri, accessed Nov 2019.
  7. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/f/f4/Igimissourir.pdf.