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  • San Augustine County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Jul 4, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of territorial lands. One of the original 23 counties, created 1836.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1837
    County Seat:  San Augustine, Texas

    County history - San Augustine County is named in honor of Saint Presumably, Augustine of Hippo [Latin: Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis)] (November 13, 354  August 28, 430), also known as Augustine, St. Augustine, St. Austin, St. Augoustinos, Blessed Augustine, or St. Augustine the Blessed, was Bishop of Hippo Regius (present-day Annaba, Algeria). He was a Latin-speaking philosopher and theologian who lived in the Roman Africa Province. His writings were very influential in the development of Western Christianity.


    San Augustine Courthouse
    GHLL San Augustine County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - San Augustine County, TX Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/TXGenWeb site - San Augustine County Archives
    7. US/TXGenWeb - San Augustine County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - San Augustine County Clerk, 223 North Harrison, San Augustine, TX 75972.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Shelby County (north), Sabine County (east), Jasper County (south),
             Angelina County (southwest), Nacogdoches County (west).

        San Augustine County - The Handbook of Texas Online



  • San Jacinto County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 9, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Liberty, Polk, Montgomery and Walker Counties.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1870
    County Seat:  Coldspring, Texas

    County history - San Jacinto County is named in honor of the Battle of San Jacinto, which won Texas its independence from Mexico.

    San Jacinto Courthouse
    GHLL San Jacinto County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - San Jacinto County, TX Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (SouthEast Texas Genealogical & Historical Society / Coldspring, TX)
    6. US/TXGenWeb site - San Jacinto County Archives
    7. US/TXGenWeb - San Jacinto County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - San Jacinto County Clerk, 1 State Hwy 150, Room 2, P.O. Box 669, Coldspring, TX 77331.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Trinity County (north), Polk County (northeast), Liberty County (southeast),
             Montgomery County (southwest), Walker County (northwest).

        San Jacinto County - The Handbook of Texas Online



  • Shackelford County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 4, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Jack County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1874
    County Seat:  Albany, Texas

    County history - Shackelford County is named in honor of Dr. John Shackelford, a Virginia physician who equipped soldiers at his own expense to fight in the Texas Revolution. Shackelford outfitted his troops in red uniforms, and they came to be called the "Shackelford Reds."

    Shackelford Courthouse
    GHLL Shackelford County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Shackelford County, TX Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/TXGenWeb site - Shackelford County Archives
    7. US/TXGenWeb - Shackelford County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Shackelford County Clerk, P.O. Box 247, Albany, TX 76430-0247.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Throckmorton County (north), Stephens County (east), Eastland County
             (southeast), Callahan County (south), Jones County (west), Haskell County
             (northwest).

        Shackelford County - The Handbook of Texas Online



  • Sherman County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Oct 4, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Bexar County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1876
    County Seat:  Stratford, Texas

    County history - Sherman County is named in honor of Sidney Sherman (July 23, 1805 - August 1, 1873), a General and veteran of the Texas Revolution.

    Sherman Courthouse
    GHLL Sherman County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Sherman County, TX Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/TXGenWeb site - Sherman County Archives
    7. US/TXGenWeb - Sherman County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Sherman County Clerk, Sherman County Clerk, P.O. Box 270, Stratford, TX 79084-0270.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Texas County, Oklahoma (north), Hansford County (east), Moore County
             (south), Dallam County (west), Cimarron County, Oklahoma (northwest).

        Sherman County - The Handbook of Texas Online


    Census Information:
        1900 Census (T) - Federal Census, Sherman County, ED-22 (Text: 1 page).


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