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           Welcome to the Midland County TXGenWeb

This site is a part of The TXGenWeb project and The USGenWeb project devoted solely to the genealogy and history of Midland County.  All of the information on this site is provided free of charge to the researcher.  Volunteers are always needed and welcome.  Without you, the site will not grow as it should.  If you would consider volunteering by transcribing records or submitting material or photographs, please click on "Volunteers" to see how you can help.  

 

 

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Salute to Our Fallen Heroes Project

Every day is memorial day to a soldier. This project is our way of honoring all of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family members and loved ones of those that gave their lives to fight for our country.
May God give you peace in your heart and strength to carry on.

They proudly served their country.
Now, they proudly serve with angel's wings.

 

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If you have family history, stories, photos, books, marriages, births & death records. Newspaper clippings such as obits, birth, wedding, military, wills or other data about Midland County. Send the files to me and I will upload it. Your help is greatly appreciated!

Add your family surnames so others can contact you. A great way to find more information and meet new cousins! Send me an E-Mail include your surnames and I will add them.

 

 

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HISTORY

 

The county was named for its location halfway between Fort Worth and El Paso on the Texas and Pacific Railway. Promotions by the Texas and Pacific Railway, which built into the area in 1881, brought other sheepmen to what is now Midland County. Nelson Morris, a Chicago meatpacker who bought 200,000 acres from the state for his Black Angus ranch, was the first to fence county land. Cattle were introduced after ranchers discovered that abundant water could be obtained from wells. In 1885, when 300 people were living in the area, the Texas state legislature established Midland County from lands previously assigned to Tom Green County, and the county was organized later that same year. The town of Midland, originally named Midway to suggest its place on the Fort Worth-El Paso rail line, became county seat. -- Handbook of Texas Online --

 

 

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 County Coordinator:
Christina Palmer
Texas State Coordinator:
Shirley Cullum
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