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  Last Updated:  100815  

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070711

Assumed the role as the County Coordinator for Harris County - Family History and Genealogy web site, a part of the TXGenWeb and USGenWeb Projects. Relieving Ms. Rosanna Urban Parra, the Harris County Coordinator since 3 Feb 2006. Made the necessary changes to the Harris County web site to reflect the changeover.  

 
 

2

070712

Repaired links. Turned some "lights on" on the Harris County web site.

 
 

3

070713 thru 070714

Development of a fundamental web site design, novice capable, more efficient for handling increased traffic and data, with easier maintenance. Began implementation and integration with the preexisting Harris County web site.

 
 

4

070715

Continued with web site design implementation. Repairing links on the fly.

 
 

5

070716

Continued with web site design implementation. Repairing links on the fly. Requesting and researching for additional Harris County resources.

 
 

6

070717

Continued with web site design implementation. Repairing links on the fly. Temporary redesign of neighboring counties and towns. Performed cemetery research and addition of cemetery resources.

 
 

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070718

Continued with web site design implementation. Repairing links on the fly.  Added search engines for Harris County, States and National. Addition of a separate Harris County Query system. 

 
 

8

070719

Repaired links.  Added Harris County Educational Resources, i.e. Harris County School Districts, Public High Schools and their respective alumni associations. Added available class historic and yearbook information, and links for Harris County Public High Schools.  Addition of new counter to front page.

 
 

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070720

Continued with improvements to the Harris County Educational resources initiated on 070719.

 
 

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070721

Added Harris County Map resources and tools page.

 
 

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070722

Added Harris County Census resources and tools page. Added Harris County Archive resources and tools page. Added Harris County Cemetery resources and tools page.

 
 

12

070723 - 070730

Added Government resources, Vital Records, Archives, Obituaries, Land Records with Early Texas Land Grants, Military, Census with 1860 Census, and 1890 US Census-Special Schedule. Corrected same links and installed new header information on main index page.

 
 

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070731 - 070801

Added 1890 US Census - Special Schedule, for Harris Co., TX.  Added transcription of  1917-WWI-Union Pacific System Military Map of the United States of America.

 
 

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070802 - 070805

Added Library Information, added Computer Information, Biographical Information, Military Information, Surname and Family Information and Obituary Information.  Added yearbook information to Educational.  Repaired links.

 
 

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070806 - 070810

Added Book Information, Genealogical Societal Information, Military Information, Books, Census Information, Industry Information, and Forms. Activated and received account information for the Harris County FreeFind search engine.

 
 

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070811 - 070818

Added guestbook. Updated military revised page (added links and documents from La Porte web site).  Added genealogy tools; genealogy forms; computer programs and information; government information; newspaper information in progress; and some correspondence.  Updated and added towns and cities, industry information, bibliography, and publications. Revisions to front page, repaired menu links, and initiated a revision process on side and lower panel icons and links to decrease page size and loading time. Added URL's to Harris County, Texas - Family History and Genealogy web site FreeFind search engine capabilities, increased search results to 25, and set site index parameters.

 
 

17

081105-090415

Changed links and repaired links for TXGenWeb and USGenWeb relocation to new server. Chaned links for USGenWeb Archives.

 
 

18

090418

Corrected Vital Records page.  Added notations with regard to loss of Archived records and indices by USGenWeb relocation to new server relating to Births, Marriages, Divorces and Deaths.

 
 

19

090505

Corrected and added some vital record information, including Marriage and Birth record indices.

 
 

20

090506

Updated links on Genealogical Society Page.

 
 

21

090516

Updated links on the Educational Index page for Colleges.

 
 

22

090530

Added Honored Korean War Casualties.

 
 

23

090614

Added War on Terrorism section and Enduring Freedom section to Military section.

 
 

24

090618

Updated Links on the Educational Index page.  New links added for Alumni Association high Schools.

 
 

25

090620

Added USGenWeb Archives Search Engines and Texas USGenWeb Archives Search engine.  Updated this page.

 
 

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090703-090705

Repaired links to educational and alumni pages.  Added history information to History index.  Corrected links to vital records index.

 
 

27

090830-090907

Repaired links to the vital records index page and the census index page corresponding to the changing url's of the TXGenWeb and the USGenWeb Archives.  This may be a continuing process, for each of the specified organizations are still moving files from the Rootsweb servers to their respective file servers.

 
 

28

100201-100329

Repaired links to various main topic index pages.  Added "Harris County Gold Stars-WWI" to Military section.  Added chamber of commerce links to Commerce section.

 
 

29

100426

Updated immigration index. Galveston passenger list database updated. 

 
 

30

100426

Updated Naturalization Related Records of Harris County and added Harris County District Clerk's Office Historical Record Search Engine.

 
 

31

100426

Updated Family History and Genealogy Tools (Language Translation, Colonial Spanish words and phrases, weights and measures, land descriptions, and more.)

 
 

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100514

Updated Harris County Educational Information Page (Includes Alumni Associations for most Harris County High Schools, Colleges and Universities).  Updated Libraries and Library Information  (Houston Public Library, Clayton Library for Genealogical Research, Texas Room, College and University, Harris County, Pasadena, HISD Libraries and more...).  Updated Harris County Educational Information Page.  Updated Forms and Charts page.

 
 

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100704

Updated Vital Records Information, added divorce indices. Updated Military and Government Service Related Records, added Iraq and Afganistan Casualties list.  Updated Harris County Census Related Records-Index , adding links to name index & images for the following:  1850 Census, 1850 Mortality Schedules, 1850 Slave Schedules, 1860 Census, 1870 Census, and 1900 Census.

 
 

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100815

Updated Cemetery Information of Harris County, Texas, adding Olivewood Cemetery Transcription (Partial) and history.

 
 

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101229

Formatting and links on index page.

 
 

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110205

Copyright Information; Updated Military & Government page;

 
 

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110421

Repaired formatting and link repair on Education page.

 
 

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110821

Repaired links on Newpapers Index page.

 
 

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