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Kent County, Texas, was formed in 1876 from Bexar and Young Territories.
The county seat is Jayton. The county was named for Alamo defender, Andrew Kent.

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Hi, my name is Gayle and I am the  Kent County Coordinator  and I would like to welcome you to the Kent County TXGenWeb Project. I'm very glad you stopped by and hope that you find this website useful for your genealogical research. I'm always in the need of help in getting data on-line. If you are interested in helping or submitting data please let me know. I am always looking for info for this site.  Family Group Sheets,  photo's of your ancestors, cemetery photos, death certificates, biographies and any other data that may help someone in their search for their ancestors.  Should you have any questions or comments regarding the Kent County Genealogy Project, please e-mail me

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Last Update Friday, 09-Jun-2017 21:23:51 EDT

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County Coordinator:  Gayle Triller
TXGenWeb State Coordinator: Shirley Cullum
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