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  • Gaines County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  May 21, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Bexar County.
    Established:  21-Aug-1876
    County Seat:  Seminole, Texas

    County history - Gaines County is named in honor of James Gaines, a local merchant and a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence.

    Gaines Courthouse
    1. Gaines County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Gaines County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Gaines County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Gaines County - US/TXGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Gaines County - US/TXGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Gaines County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Gaines County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Gaines County Vital Records - Gaines County Clerk, Courthouse, Seminole, TX 79360-4341.


  • Galveston County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 21, 2013
  • Formed from:  portions of Brazoria, Harris and Liberty Counties.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1838
    County Seat:  Galveston, Texas

    County history - Galveston County is named in honor of Bernardo de G"lvez, a Spanish governor of the Louisiana Territory (1777 1785).

    Galveston Courthouse
    GHLL Galveston County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Galveston County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Galveston County, TX Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Czech Heritage Society of Texas / La Grange, TX)
    6. Society/Museum/Assn - (Galveston Historical Foundation / Galveston, TX)
    7. US/TXGenWeb site - Galveston County Archives
    8. US/TXGenWeb - Galveston County Genealogy & History
    9. Vital Records - Galveston County Clerk, P.O. Box 2450, Galveston, TX 77553.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Harris County (north), Chambers County (northeast), Brazoria County (west).
               Note:   County names in black print are not yet linked, those in blue are
                  clickable (meaning linked).


        Great Galveston Storm - Contributors to the 1900 Galveston Relief Fund

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    Census Information:
        1900 Census (T) - Federal Census, Galveston County, ED 113-133 (Text: 23 pages).


  • Gillespie County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  May 21, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Bexar County.
    Established:  23-Feb-1848
    County Seat:  Fredericksburg, Texas

    County history - Gillespie County is named in honor of Robert Addison Gillespie, a merchant and soldier in the Mexican-American War.

    Gillespie Courthouse
    1. Gillespie County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Gillespie County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Gillespie County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Gillespie Co. Historical Society & Museum / Fredericksburg, TX)
    4. Gillespie County - US/TXGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Gillespie County - US/TXGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Gillespie County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Gillespie County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Gillespie County Vital Records - Gillespie County Clerk, 101 W. Main, Unit #13, Fredericksburg, TX 78624.


  • Goliad County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  May 22, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Old Mexican Municipality.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1836
    County Seat:  Goliad, Texas

    County history - Goliad County is named in honor of its county seat, and is an anagram of Mexican patriot Miguel Hidalgo (minus the silent H).

    Goliad Courthouse
    1. Goliad County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Goliad County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Goliad County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Goliad County - US/TXGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Goliad County - US/TXGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Goliad County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Goliad County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Goliad County Vital Records - Goliad County Clerk, P.O. Box 5, Goliad, TX 77963-0005.


  • Grayson County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  May 22, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Fannin County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1846
    County Seat:  Sherman, Texas

    County history - Grayson County is named in honor of Peter Wagener Grayson, an attorney general of the Republic of Texas.

    Grayson Courthouse
    1. Grayson County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Grayson County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Grayson County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
          Grayson County Genealogical Society
          421 N. Travis, P.O. Box 1106
          Sherman, TX 75090-0190

    4. Grayson County - US/TXGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Grayson County - US/TXGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Grayson County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Grayson County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Grayson County Vital Records - Grayson County Clerk, 100 W. Houston, Suite 17, Sherman, TX 75090.

    9. Society/Museum/Assn - (Denison Texas Genealogical Society / Denison, TX)


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