DeWitt County, Texas

DeWitt County was created 1846 with Cameron as seat of government. In 1850 Clinton became seat, and served until 1876 when the two story frame courthouse was moved to Cuero. That building burned in April 1894. Present structure was built between June 1894 and May 1896 under supervision of architects A.O. Watson and Eugene Heiner. Interior was renovated in 1957, but exterior remains unchanged. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966

  DeWitt County Map    
  DeWitt County History   The TXGenWeb Project
      The TXGenWebProject-County Listing
  Resources   The USGenWeb Project
  DeWitt County Message Boards at Rootsweb    
  DeWitt County Message Boards at GenForum   Military
  Look-Ups   Veterans of DeWitt County
  Local Resources   Texas Confederate Soldiers  4th
  Old DeWitt County Surnames & Queries   Regiment-Texas Mounted Volunteers
  DeWitt County Bibliography   (Cavalry) was part of General Sibley's
  DeWitt County Links   Confederate Army involved in New Mexico
  Portal to Texas History   Campaign. Company B, DeWitt County
  Histopolis.com   Muster Roll of Captain J. J. Dix
       
  People   Places
  DeWitt County Biographies   Dewitt County Historical Museum
  DeWitt Families   The City of Cuero
  Memoirs of John Anderson McCurdy   Cuero Chamber of Commerce
  DeWitt Industries Hillmann Gins   Yorktown Chamber of Commerce
  Indianola Immigrant Database from the   Carl and Mary Welhausen Library 
  Victoria Regional History Center   Index of Landmarks and Vanished
  Record of Southwest Texas   Communities
  First Families Certificate    
      Cemeteries
  Obituaries   DeWitt Cemeteries from the USGenWeb
  Miscellaneous Obits for Dewitt County    Archives for Texas
  Miscellaneous Obits from Yoakum   Chamber of Commerce Cemetery Map
  Miscellaneous Obits - genealogybuff.com   Alexander Cemetery, Stratton Community
  Obituaries - Garrett, Nesloney   Bellevue Cemetery
  Victoria Advocate Obituaries   Gilbert Cemetery photos
  Obit Central   Diocese of Victoria Cemetery
      Hochheim Cemetery complete, partial
  Photographs   Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
 

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  Shannon Cemetery
  Unknown Bowen Photos   Sons of Hermann Cemetery - Look Ups Carla
  Unidentified Photos   Spellmann Cemetery
      St. John's Lutheran Cemetery
  Newspapers   Westoff Cemetery
Old Cuero Newspapers Westside Cemetery
  Cuero Record Newspaper/Yorktown News   Woods Cemetery
  Yoakum Weekly Herald   Miscellaneous Cemetery Photos
  Yoakum Weekly Times   DeWitt County Cemeteries at texascemeteries.org
  German Methodist Church   Find A Grave 
  Hallettsville Herald Town Of Ginners    
      Church & Funeral Records
  Search DeWitt County   Holy Cross Lutheran Church:  Baptismal  
 

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