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  • Upshur County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 10, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Nacogdoches County on 27-Apr-1826.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1846
    County Seat:  Gilmer, Texas

    County history - Upshur County is named in honor of Abel Parker Upshur, the secretary of state under U.S. President John Tyler.

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Upshur County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Upshur County Vital Records - Upshur County Clerk, Courthouse, Gilmer, TX 75644.
               Note:  Certified Marriage License requests should be directed to the County Clerk's Office in which the event occurred. Certified copies of a Divorce Decree requests should be directed to the District Clerk's Office in which the event occurred.

    9. Upshur County - Texas State Historical Society

      Census Information:
    10. 1860 Census (T) - Three pages


  • Uvalde County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 10, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Bexar County in 1850.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1856
    County Seat:  Uvalde, Texas

    County history - Uvalde County is named for the Mexican-American War Battle of Val Verde; (Val Verde is Spanish for "green valley").

    Uvalde Courthouse
    1. Uvalde County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Uvalde County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Uvalde County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
         Southwest Texas Genealogical Society
         P.O. Box 295
         Uvalde, TX 78802

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Uvalde County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Uvalde County Vital Records - Uvalde County Clerk, P.O. Box 284, Uvalde, Texas 78802-0284.
               Note:  Certified Marriage License requests should be directed to the County Clerk's Office in which the event occurred. Certified copies of a Divorce Decree requests should be directed to the District Clerk's Office in which the event occurred.

      Census Information:
    9. 1860 Census (T) - Entire County:  pg 1 of 1 -
    10. 1870 Census (T) - Entire County:  pg 1 of 2, pg 2 of 2.


  • Val Verde County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  May 22, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Crockett, Kinney and Pecos Counties.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1885
    County Seat:  Del Rio, Texas

    County history - Val Verde County is named in honor of blah, blah, blah, blah.

    Val Verde Courthouse
    1. Val Verde County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Val Verde County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Val Verde County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
          Val Verde County Genealogy Society
          P.O. Box 442052
          Del Rio, TX 78842

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Val Verde County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Val Verde County Vital Records - Val Verde County Clerk, P.O. Box 1267, Del Rio, TX 78841-1267.


  • Van Zandt County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  May 22, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Henderson County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1848
    County Seat:  Canton, Texas

    County history - Van Zandt County is named in honor of Isaac Van Zandt (1813 1847), early Texas settler, attorney, Texas legislator, and diplomat.

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Van Zandt County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Van Zandt County Vital Records - Van Zandt County Clerk, P.O. Box 515, Canton, TX 75103-0515.


  • Victoria County, Texas —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 10, 2009, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of The Republic of Texas [original county] in 1824.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1836
    County Seat:  Victoria, Texas

    County history - Victoria County was settled as a colony of Martin de Leon in 1824 under the Mexican government. Named after Guadalupe Victoria, the first President of Mexico.

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Victoria County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Victoria County Vital Records - Victoria County Clerk, 115 North Bridge, Victoria, TX 77901-6513.
               Note:  Certified Marriage License requests should be directed to the County Clerk's Office in which the event occurred. Certified copies of a Divorce Decree requests should be directed to the District Clerk's Office in which the event occurred.

    9. Society/Museum/Assn - (Czech Heritage Society of Texas (La Grange, TX)


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