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The following are books and microfilms about Wichita County, Texas. Some of these resources are available at the Wichita Falls Public Library (WFPL) and the Moffett Library at Midwestern State University (MSU).

Some books are available for purchase from the North Texas Genealogical Associations (NTGA). Just click on the symbol to get more detailed information including pricing and ordering information.


Books
Abstracts of Wills, Wichita County, Texas, compiled by Frances Hodges. Wichita Falls: Buchanan Stationary Company, 1958.
(WPL, MSU)

Boomtown, A Portrait of Burkburnett, by Minnie King Benton. Quanah, Texas: Nortex Offset Publications, 1972.
(WPL, MSU)

Burkburnett. Chauncey Logan, 1973
(WPL)

Burkburnett, Texas Obituaries. 1980.
(WPL)

A Century of Faithful Witness: First Baptist Church, Wichita Falls, Texas 183-1983, by Ruth E. Reuther, 1982
(WPL)

Church History of Wichita Falls, 1913.
(WPL)

Confederate Patriot Index Book. United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1986.
(MSU)

Diamond Jubilee: Early History of Wichita County and North Texas. (Manuscript)
(MSU)

Dr. and Mrs. Samuel Hiatt Burnside: Pioneer Settlers of Wichita Falls, Texas, 1856-1943. Mary Patricia Bartley Hensley, 1989.
(WPL)

Electra, Texas: A Story of People and Events. 1982.
(WPL)

An Ever Rolling Stream: The Chronicle of the Parish of the Good Shepherd, Wichita Falls, Texas. Claude A. Beesley, 1964.
(WPL)

Happy Birthday, Iowa Park: 1888-1988
(WPL)

Highland Cemetery, Iowa Park, Texas. Maxine Young, 1985.
(WPL)

History of Wichita Falls Masonic Lodge #635 A.F. & A. M.. Roger W. Coltey, 1979
(WPL)

Hillcrest-Woodhaven Baptist Church: Wichita Falls. 1995.
(WPL)

History of Clubs of Wichita Falls
(WPL)

A History of the Public Schools of Wichita Falls. Hank Mitchum, 1984.
(WPL)

Inherit the Joy - Continue the Quest, 1890-1990: A History of First Christian Church, Wichita Falls, Texas. 1980
(WPL)

Insurance Maps of Wichita Falls Texas. New York: Sanborn Map Company
Maps available for 1885, 1889, 1892, 1898, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1919, 1925 (MSU)

Tales of the Red River Valley, by Dorothy Crowder. Burkburnett: 1988.
(WPL, MSU)

The History of Banking in Wichita Falls, Texas. J. Howard Morgan, 1964.
A thesis presented to the faculty of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking. (WPL)

History of Education in Wichita County. Charles H. Tennyson, 1925.
(WPL)

History of First Methodist Church, Wichita Falls: A Century of Faith, 1881-1981.Norman W. Spellmann
(WPL)

History of Wichita Falls, by Jonnie R. Morgan. Wichita Falls: Nortex Offset Publications, Reprint 1971 (1931).
(WPL)

Lakeview Cemetery Burials - Wichita Falls. 1997
(WPL)

Marriages of Wichita County, 1882-1905 compiled by Mrs. Luke Hodges, 1966.
Indexed. Available for $6.00 + $2.00 S&H from the North Texas Genealogical Association. (WPL, MSU)

Men and Women in World War II from Wichita County, 1946.
This book is very similar to a high school yearbook. It lists each of the men and women of Wichita County who served in the armed forces during WWII. Each entry has a photograph and a short biography listing parents, spouse, unit, and awards.

North Texas Trail Tracers, Magazine of the North Texas Genealogical Association, Wichita Falls.
(WPL)

Official Recorded Plats, Wichita County, TexasBirmingham, AL: Maps, Inc., 196?.
(MSU)

Oil Boom: The Story of Spindletop, Burkburnett, Mexia, Smackover, Desdemona, and RangerBoyce House, 1941.
(WPL)

Orders and Letters Received During the Erection of Call Field, Wichita Falls, Texas, August 29, 1917 to November 1, 1918. 1918.
(MSU)

Original Bible Records. Wichita Falls, Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, 1985.
(MSU)

Pioneers Remember - Interviews from the Golden Jubilee Celebration held in Wichita Falls, Texas September 25-27, 1832, compiled by Mary Anna (Renfro) Kearby. Published by the NTGA, 1998.
455 pages of interviews which include name, address, date and place of birth, place of residence prior to coming to Wichita Falls, Date of Arrival in Wichita Falls, and other remarks. This book is available from the North Texas Genealogical Association for $35.00 + $5.00 (WPL)

Reflections of a Boomtown: A Photographic Essay of the Burkburnett Oil Boom.Jeff Landrum, 1982
(WPL, MSU)

Riverside Cemetery Burials- Wichita Falls. 1997.
(WPL)


Rosemont Cemetery Burials Wichita Falls. 1997.
(WPL)


Sacred Heart Cemetery Records, 1907-1977, Wichita Falls, Texas. Captain Thomas Claggett Chapter, Colonial Dames of the XVII Century, 1978.
(MSU)

Somewhere in America: The Memoirs of the Hiegle (Hiegle) Family from France to Colonization in Africa to Early Wichita Falls in the 1880's. Joseph Hiegel, 1981
(WPL)

Tales of the Red River Valley, by Dorothy Crowder. Burkburnett: 1988.
(WPL, MSU)

Wichita County Beginnings, Compiled by Louise Kelly. Burnet, Texas: Eakins Press, 1982.
(WPL, MSU)

Wichita County Farm Cemetery
This book contains photocopies of the burial registration card file at the county cemetery, now within the city limits of Wichita Falls. 1987 (WPL)

Wichita County Rural and Suburban Directory: 1953-1954.
(WPL)

Wichita Falls From Frontier Settlement to City. 1964
(MSU)

Wichita Falls, A Lady with a Past. Glenn Shelton, 1978.
(WPL, MSU)

Wichita Falls, A Century in Photographs. Michael Duty, 1982.
(WPL, MSU)

Wichita Falls, A Pictorial History, by Steve Wilson. Norfolk Virginia: Donning Publishers, 1982
(WPL)

Wichita Falls Reminiscences
(WPL)

Wichita Falls in Watercolor: 1880-1922. 1976
(WPL)

Wichita Falls, Texas: Religious Survey. 1963.
(WPL)

Worley City Directories, 1907-Present . Wichita Falls.
(WPL)


Microfilm
Burkburnett Informer Star
(WPL)

Wichita County Births and Deaths Index, 1860-1949
(MSU)

Wichita County Birth Certificates, 1903-1917
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Wichita County Birth Records (Index to), ca1860 - 1942
(MSU)

Wichita County Birth Certificates (Delayed), 1860-1933
Index to probated or delayed birth certificates filed with the County Clerk. (MSU)

Wichita County Death Records, 1903-1935
(MSU)

Wichita County Marriage License Applications, 1901-1930
(MSU)

Wichita County Marriage Records, 1882-1934; with index, 1917-1941
(MSU)

Wichita County Tax Rolls, 1868-1910
(MSU)

Wichita Daily Times
(WPL)

Wichita Falls Times Record News
(WPL)






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