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This Texas state page of our website provides direct links to major databases and historical titles and information found on Texas genealogy and history, whether they exist on our site, or across the web.

Texas Bible Records

Texas Biographies

Texas Cemetery Records

Texas Church Records

Fannin County Church Records

 Texas Court Records

Texas Directories

Fannin County

Honey Grove, Ladonia, Windom and Wolfe City Telephone Directories

19281949, 19501951195219531956,  19581959196019611962196319641966

Hopkins County

Texas Ethnic Records

Texas Genealogy

Texas County Genealogy and History

Denton County

Fannin County

Hale County

McLennan County:

Taylor County:

United States Genealogy

United States GenWeb Project

Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Aransas, Archer, Armstrong, Atascosa, Austin, Bailey, Bandera, Bastrop, Baylor, Bee, Bell, Bexar, Blanco, Borden, Bosque, Bowie, Brazoria, Brazos, Brewster, Briscoe, Brooks, Brown, Buchanan, Buchel, Burleson, Burnet, Caldwell, Calhoun, Callahan, Cameron, Camp, Carson, Cass, Castro, Chambers, Cherokee, Childress, Cibilo, Clay, Cochran, Coke, Coleman, Collin, Collingsworth, Colorado, Comal, Comanche, Concho, Cooke, Coryell, Cottle, Crane, Crockett, Crosby, Culberson, Dallam, Dallas, Davis, Dawson, Deaf Smith, Delta, Denton, De Witt, Dickens, Dimmit, Donley, Duval, Eastland, Ector, Edwards, El Paso, Ellis, Encinal, Erath, Falls, Fannin, Fayette, Fisher, Floyd, Foard, Foley, Fort Bend, Franklin, Freestone, Frio, Gaines, Galveston, Garza, Gillespie, Glasscock, Goliad, Gonzales, Gray, Grayson, Greer, Gregg, Grimes, Guadalupe, Hale, Hall, Hamilton, Hansford, Hardeman, Hardin, Harris, Harrisburg, Harrison, Hartley, Haskell, Hays, Hemphill, Henderson, Hidalgo, Hill, Hockley, Hood, Hopkins, Houston, Howard, Hudspeth, Hunt, Hutchinson, Irion, Jack, Jackson, Jasper, Jeff Davis, Jefferson, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Johnson, Jones, Karnes, Kaufman, Kendall, Kenedy, Kent, Kerr, Kimble, King, Kinney, Kleberg, Knox, La Salle, La Baca, Lamar, Lamb, Lampasas, Lavaca, Lee, Leon, Liberty, Limestone, Lipscomb, Live Oak, Llano, Loving, Lubbock, Lynn, Madison, Marion, Martin, Mason, Matagorda, Maverick, McCulloch, McLennan, McMullen, Medina, Menard, Midland, Milam, Miller, Mills, Mitchell, Montague, Montgomery, Moore, Morris, Motley, Nacogdoches, Navarro, Navasota, Neches, Newton, Nolan, Nueces, Ochiltree, Oldham, Orange, Palo Pinto, Panola, Parker, Parmer, Paschal, Pecos, Polk, Potter, Presidio, Rains, Randall, Reagan, Real, Red River, Reeves, Refugio, Roberts, Robertson, Rockwall, Runnels, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, San Patricio, San Saba, Schleicher, Scurry, Shackelford, Shelby, Sherman, Smith, Somervell, Spring Creek, Starr, Stephens, Sterling, Stonewall, Sutton, Swisher, Tarrant, Taylor, Terrell, Terry, Throckmorton, Titus, Tom Green, Travis, Trinity, Tyler, Upshur, Upton, Uvalde, Val Verde, Van Zandt, Victoria, Waco, Walker, Waller, Ward, Washington, Webb, Wegefarth, Wharton, Wheeler, Wichita, Wilbarger, Willacy, Williamson, Wilson, Winkler, Wise, Wood, Yoakum, Young, Zapata, Zavala,

American History and Genealogy Project

Andrews, Archer, Callahan, Denton , Eastland, El PasoFannin, Fort Bend, Galveston, Hopkins, Kinney, Maverick, McLennan

Texas History

Texas Land Records

Texas Military Records

Texas Adjutant General Service Records 1836-1935
The Service Records series combines both official service record files from the Adjutant General’s Office and alphabetical files created by other agencies that contain records related to an individual’s service in a military unit. The information contained in an individual’s file varies considerably. Some files contain only small strips of paper with one or two brief sentences while others contain several lengthy, detailed records. Information can include measurements of uniforms, payments for mustering-in, warrants of authority, individual equipment records, general orders, oaths of allegiance, pay vouchers, powers of attorney, and discharge verifications. The names listed in the index do not represent all people who served in the various units, only those represented in the records described above. If an individual is not found in the index, it should not be assumed that they did not serve. They are simply not represented in this particular records series.

Texas Forts
List of colonial forts, trading posts, named camps, redoubts, reservations, general hospitals, national cemeteries, etc., established or erected in the United States from its earliest settlement to 1902.

Revolutionary War Records

Republic of Texas War Records

  • Republic Claims
    The Republic Claims series of Comptroller’s records includes claims for payment, reimbursement, or restitution submitted by citizens to the Republic of Texas government from 1835 through 1846. It also includes records relating to Republic pensions and claims against the Republic submitted as public debt claims after 1846. The files include supporting documents such as vouchers, financial accounts, military records, receipts, notes, or letters. The records comprise four groups of payments made for services rendered during the period 1835-1846: Audited Claims, Republic Pensions, Public Debt Claims, and Unpaid Claims.
  • Republic of Texas Passports
    The Republic of Texas passports collection contains 55 documents. These include requests for passports, orders to issue passports, and one proclamation granting entrance into the Republic. Some relate to the freedom of movement within the Republic of Texas, while others request access to Mexico, the United States and Europe. Most documents were created between 1836 and 1845, although two are from the 1850s. The majority are written in English and some in Spanish. The collection can be useful for placing individuals in the Republic of Texas around the time the passport was requested or granted.
  • Santa Anna Army in Ft. Bend County, Texas

Texas Military Records by County

Texas Native American Records

Texas Newspaper Records

  • Collin County
    • McKinney Newspaper Birth, Engagement and Marriage Index 1980-1989:   Excel Format   |   PDF Format
    • McKinney Newspaper Birth, Engagement and Marriage Index 1990-1993:   Excel Format   |   PDF Format
    • McKinney Newspaper Obituary Index 1884-1899:   Excel Format   |   PDF Format
    • McKinney Newspaper Obituary Index 1900-1999:   Excel Format   |   PDF Format
    • McKinney Newspaper Obituary Index 2000-present:   Excel Format   |   PDF Format
    • Collin County Newspapers from the 1880s-1930s
      Digitized and searchable Collin County newspapers from the 1880s-1930s are now available on the Portal to Texas History website, and more are being added. The Collin County Genealogical Society partnered with The University of North Texas’ Texas Digital Newspaper Program in digitizing these newspapers from the best available microfilm copies obtainable. This project has been primarily funded by a $4,000 grant from the Collin County Historical Commission with the remainder coming from the Collin County Genealogical Society.

      • The Collin County Mercury
      • The Daily Courier
      • The Daily Gazette
      • The Democrat
      • The Lion Roar
      • The McKinney Advocate
      • The McKinney Examiner
      • The McKinney Gazette
      • The McKinney Weekly Democrat-Gazette
      • The Semi Weekly Courier
      • The Southern Jerseyite
      • The Weekly Democrat-Gazette
  • Colorado County
    • Colorado County Newspaper Archive Online 1857-1980 1981-2015
      • Banner Press 1985-Present
      • Colorado County Citizen 1857-Present
      • Columbus Plaindealer 1880
      • Eagle Lake Headlight 1903-Present
      • Galveston Tri-Weekly News 1855-1873
      • Garwood Express 1913-1915
      • Houston Morning Star 1839-1844
      • Indianola Bulletin 1853-1872
      • Indianola Times
      • Indianola Weekly Bulletin
      • Indianolia Courier
      • La Grange Journal 1880-1933
      • New Ulm Enterprise 1986-2007
      • Telegraph and Texas Register 1835-1853
      • Texas Monument 1850-1854
      • The Indianolian
      • Weimar Gimlet and Mercury 1885-1937
  • Denton County
  • Hale County

Texas Obituaries

  • Texas Obituary Project
    The goal of the database is to include all obituaries that have appeared in the publication This Week in Texas, focusing especially on the “AIDS years” of 1982 through 2000, but beginning in 1975. And I estimate progress to be about 99% complete. Significant data from other publications, like the Montrose Voice, Houston Voice, Dallas Voice, etc, are also included, and more will be added as available.
  • Colorado County Obituaries
    This is an index to obituaries for people with long association in Colorado County or buried here. Each obituary should have a link to the cemetery referenced. There are currently over 12,000 obituaries online.
  • Dimmit County Obituary Index 1972-2011
    Index by date of Dimmit County area Obituaries

Texas Vital Records

Texas Yearbooks

Dickens County Texas Cemeteries

A complete listing of all available online Dickens County Texas cemeteries, with links to multiple cemetery transcriptions, gravestone photos, tombstone photos, official records, etc.

Donley County Texas Cemeteries

A complete listing of all available online Donley County Texas cemeteries, with links to multiple cemetery transcriptions, gravestone photos, tombstone photos, official records, etc.

McMullen County Texas Cemeteries

A complete listing of all available online McMullen County Texas cemeteries, with links to multiple cemetery transcriptions, gravestone photos, tombstone photos, official records, etc.

Hardin County Texas Cemeteries

A complete listing of all available online Hardin County Texas cemeteries, with links to multiple cemetery transcriptions, gravestone photos, tombstone photos, official records, etc.

Hemphill County Texas Cemeteries

A complete listing of all available online Hemphill County Texas cemeteries, with links to multiple cemetery transcriptions, gravestone photos, tombstone photos, official records, etc.

Jackson County Texas Cemeteries

A complete listing of all available online Jackson County Texas cemeteries, with links to multiple cemetery transcriptions, gravestone photos, tombstone photos, official records, etc.

Johnson County Texas Cemeteries

A complete listing of all available online Johnson County Texas cemeteries, with links to multiple cemetery transcriptions, gravestone photos, tombstone photos, official records, etc.

Jim Wells County Texas Cemeteries

A complete listing of all available online Jim Wells County Texas cemeteries, with links to multiple cemetery transcriptions, gravestone photos, tombstone photos, official records, etc.

Jim Hogg County Texas Cemeteries

A complete listing of all available online Jim Hogg County Texas cemeteries, with links to multiple cemetery transcriptions, gravestone photos, tombstone photos, official records, etc.

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