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The following bibliography is an attempt to list most known works concerning Austin County, Texas. However it should not be considered a definitive work. Some of the materials listed may no longer be in print. The best way to locate any of the works is to contact your local library. If they do not have the item, their interlibrary loan department probably can locate it. However, a large portion of genealogy related items are not in circulation. But, usually your interlibrary loan librarian can find a cooperative library that is willing to copy a limited number of pages for you.

   AUTHOR: Austin County (Tex.). Board of Land Commissioners.
    TITLE: Minutes of the Board of Land Commissioners, Austin County, Texas 
    PLACE: [Austin, Tex.? :
PUBLISHER: White?] ; Distributed by Ericson Books,
     YEAR: 1995 1981
 PUB TYPE: Book
       NOTES: "1995 reprint edition."--T.p. verso.
           Includes index.
  SUBJECT: Land titles -- Texas -- Austin County. Land grants -- Texas -- Austin County.
           Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.  Austin County (Tex.) -- History, Local -- Sources.
ALT TITLE: First settlers of Austin County, Texas
    OTHER: White, Gifford E.
 
   AUTHOR: Croom, Emily Anne
    TITLE: Unpuzzling Your Past-- A Basic Guide to Genealogy.  
            3rd Ed., 1995  Includes section on African American Families
           
   AUTHOR: Saunders, Jo Ann Muenzler.
    TITLE: The Herbrig family /
    PLACE: Austin, Tex. :
PUBLISHER: J.A.M. Saunders,
     YEAR: 1995     
 PUB TYPE: Book
       NOTES: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  SUBJECT: Herbrig family.    Munzler family.      Herbrig, Johann Gottfried, 
           -- 1750-1834 -- Family. Sorbs -- Genealogy.      
           Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy. Gonzales County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.
		 
   
   AUTHOR: Luetge, Geraldine Mittanck, 1923-
    TITLE: Scissortails still return to Schoenau /
  EDITION: [2nd ed.].
    PLACE: New Ulm, Tex. :
PUBLISHER: New Ulm Enterprise,
     YEAR: 1992     
 PUB TYPE: Book
       NOTES: Includes index.
  SUBJECT: Austin County (Tex.) -- History.   Austin County (Tex.) -- Biography.  
           Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.
 
   
AUTHOR:Meischen, Betty Smith
    TITLE:From Jamestown to Texas/
PUBLISHER: IUniverse
 PUB TYPE: Book
	
	SUBJECT: Study on many local families AUSTIN, BARRETT, BELL, CLOYD,CUMMINGS,GRANVILLE, GRIMES, HOFFMAN, SMITH, STEPHENSON, YOUNG. German history of Industry Texas area families of MEISCHEN & HAEDGE. 
	Early history of Austin County from 1821. Land grants and deeds. Early settlers including adjoining counties of Fayette, Grimes and Washington, Waller. 
	Additional info included on Jared Groce, Elizabet Ney, William Barrett Travis and other early Texas pioneers.	
	CONTACT: bettystrails@yahoo.com

 

    TITLE: Austin County, Texas marriage records, 1824-1858 :
           includes Austin County marriage bonds, Austin County marriage 
           licenses, volumes A thru C, and an index of brides and grooms /
    PLACE: Bellville, Austin County, Tex. :
PUBLISHER: Austin County Genealogical Society,
     YEAR: 1993     
 PUB TYPE: Book
    SUBJECT: Marriage records -- Texas -- Austin County.
           Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.
    OTHER: Ebert, David.
           Austin County Genealogical Society.
    TITLE: Education in Austin County; Volume I  The Era Prior to 1885
    PLACE: Austin County, Tex. 
PUBLISHER: Austin County Historical Commission.
     YEAR: 1997     
 PUB TYPE: Book
    SUBJECT: Schools in Austin County, Tex.
           
   
    TITLE: Cemeteries of Austin County Texas; A project of the Austin County Historical Society
    PLACE: Austin County, Tex. 
  Printed: About 1991,1992          
 PUB TYPE: Book
    SUBJECT: Cemeteries, names, birth and death dates of people buried in Austin County, Tex.
           
  
   AUTHOR: Fox, Kermit W.
    TITLE: The Otto F. Fuchs story /
    PLACE: [Carmine, Tex.?] :
PUBLISHER: K.W. Fox,
     YEAR: 1994     
 PUB TYPE: Book
       NOTES: One folded geneal. table in pocket.
  SUBJECT: Fuchs family. Fuchs, Otto F. -- (Otto Friedrich), -- 1871-1939 -- Family. 
           Fayette County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.
           Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy. Texas -- Genealogy.

    TITLE: Official Texas historical markers of Austin County, Texas /
  EDITION: 1st ed.
    PLACE: Industry, Tex. :
PUBLISHER: Austin County Historical Commission,
     YEAR: 1993 9999
 PUB TYPE: Book
      NOTES: V. 1. 1936-October 1993.
  SUBJECT: Historical markers -- Texas -- Austin County.   Austin County (Tex.) -- 
           History. Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.
    OTHER: Lindemann, Ann.
           Austin County Historical Commission.


   AUTHOR: Ladd, Kevin.
    TITLE: Gone to Texas :
           genealogical abstracts from "The telegraph & Texas register", 
           1835-1841 /
    PLACE: Bowie, Md. :
PUBLISHER: Heritage Books,
     YEAR: 1994     
 PUB TYPE: Book
    NOTES: Includes indexes.
     ISBN: 0788400053 (pbk.)
  SUBJECT: Afro-Americans -- Texas -- Austin County -- Genealogy.
           Marriage records -- Texas -- Austin County.
           Death notices -- Texas -- Austin County.
           Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.
           San Felipe (Tex.) -- Genealogy.
    OTHER: Telegraph and Texas register (San Felipe, Tex.)
           Genealogical abstracts from "The telegraph & Texas register", 
           1835-1841.
 
   AUTHOR: Frizzell, Isabel.
    TITLE: Bellville :
           the founders and their legacy /
    PLACE: New Ulm, Tex. :
PUBLISHER: New Ulm Enterprise,
     YEAR: 1992     
 PUB TYPE: Book
    NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-[233]) and index.
  SUBJECT: Bellville (Tex.) -- History.
           Bellville (Tex.) -- Genealogy.
           Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.
 
    TITLE: Czech-Moravian Brethren, register records of Nelsonville, Texas :
           1900-1921.
    PLACE: Beaumont, Tex. :
PUBLISHER: Czech Heritage Society of Texas,
     YEAR: 1992     
 PUB TYPE: Book.
  SUBJECT: Czech Americans -- Texas -- Austin County.  Registers of births, etc. -- 
           Texas -- Austin County.  Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.
    OTHER: Czech Heritage Society of Texas.
 
    TITLE: The cemeteries of Austin County, Texas /
    PLACE: [Bellville, Tex? :
PUBLISHER: the Commission,
     YEAR: ? 1990 1992
 PUB TYPE: Book
      NOTES: One folded map in pocket at end.
           Includes index.
  SUBJECT: Cemeteries -- Texas -- Austin County.
           Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.
    OTHER: Austin County Historical Commission.

 

   AUTHOR: Beverly, Trevia Wooster.
    TITLE: Austin County, Texas index to naturalization records /
    PLACE: Houston, Tex. (2507 Tannehill, Houston 77008-3052) :
PUBLISHER: Tejas Publications & Research,
     YEAR: 1988     
 PUB TYPE: Book
       NOTES: Includes a guide for microfilm holdings for Austin County, Texas, 
           through the Regional Historical Resource Depositories and Local 
           Records Division, Texas State Library.
           Includes bibliographical references.
  SUBJECT: Naturalization records -- Texas -- Austin County.
           Registers of births, etc. -- Texas -- Austin County.
           Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.
    OTHER: Texas State Library. Regional Historical Resource Depositories 
           and Local Records Division.

   AUTHOR: Anthony, Leland DeWitt.
    TITLE: Austin County, Texas naturalization records of persons of Czech 
           decent [sic] /
    PLACE: [Dallas, Tex.? :
PUBLISHER: L.D. Anthony],
     YEAR: 1984     
 PUB TYPE: Book
       NOTES: Includes index.
  SUBJECT: Naturalization records -- Texas -- Austin County.
           Czech Americans -- Texas -- Austin County.
           Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.
 
   AUTHOR: Murray, Joyce Martin.
    TITLE: Austin County, Texas, deed abstracts, 1837-1852 :
           Republic of Texas and State of Texas /
    PLACE: Dallas, Tex. (2921 Daniels, Dallas 75205) :
PUBLISHER: J.M. Murray,
     YEAR: 1987     
 PUB TYPE: Book
     SUBJECT: Deeds -- Texas -- Austin County.
           Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.
    OTHER: Murray, Martin.
 
   AUTHOR: Barler, Beatrice Ripple.
    TITLE: Marriage licenses (issued to Czechs), Austin County /
    PLACE: [Bellville? Tex. :
PUBLISHER: B. Barler],
     YEAR: 1981     
 PUB TYPE: Book
     SERIES: Czech footprints across the bluebonnet fields of Texas
    NOTES: Cover title.
  SUBJECT: Marriage records -- Texas -- Austin County.
           Czech Americans -- Texas -- Austin County -- Genealogy.
           Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.

    TITLE: Austin County, Texas, 1824-1849 :
           Jackson County, Texas, 1828-1892; Montgomery County, Texas, 1838-
           1888.
    PLACE: Hammond, La. :
PUBLISHER: Nicholas Russell Murray, Hunting for Bears,
     YEAR: 1986                
 PUB TYPE: Book
      SERIES: Computer indexed marriage records
    NOTES: Includes index.
  SUBJECT: Marriage records -- Texas -- Austin County.   
           Marriage records -- Texas -- Jackson County.
           Marriage records -- Texas -- Montgomery County.  
           Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.
           Jackson County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.  
           Montgomery County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.
    OTHER: Murray, Nicholas Russell.   Hunting for Bears (Firm)
           Jackson County Texas, 1828-1892.  Montgomery County Texas, 1838-1888.
 
    TITLE: Bellville, Austin County, Texas :
           misc. records /
    PLACE: [Baytown, Tex.] :
PUBLISHER: The Society,
     YEAR: 1986     
 PUB TYPE: Book
       NOTES: Includes index.
  SUBJECT: Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.
    OTHER: Wilson, Edwin.
           Cleveland, Jo Nell Carroll.
           Baytown Genealogy Society.


   AUTHOR: Anthony, Leland.
    TITLE: Declarations by the Czechs in Austin County /
    PLACE: Dallas, Tex. :
PUBLISHER: L. Anthony,
     YEAR: 1983     
 PUB TYPE: Book
       NOTES: Includes index.
  SUBJECT: Naturalization records -- Texas -- Austin County -- Indexes.  
           Czechs -- Texas -- Austin County -- Genealogy.     
           Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.      
           Texas -- Emigration and immigration.


    TITLE: The History of Frelsburg, Kraewinkel (Crow's Nest) /
    PLACE: [Frelsburg :
PUBLISHER: The Committee,
     YEAR: 1986     
 PUB TYPE: Book
  SUBJECT: Frelsburg (Tex.) -- History.  Colorado County (Tex.) -- 
           History. Austin County (Tex.) -- History.
           Frelsburg (Tex.) -- Genealogy.   Colorado County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.  
           Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.
    OTHER: Frelsburg Historical Committee (Tex.)   The History of Frelsburg.
 

   AUTHOR: Clowe, Grace Campbell.
    TITLE: Austin County, Texas, Czech census extracts, 1860, 1870, 1880 and 
           1900 /
    PLACE: [Albuquerque? :
PUBLISHER: G.C. Clowe?,
     YEAR: ? 1980 1985
 PUB TYPE: Book
       NOTES: Cover title.  Includes indexes.
  SUBJECT: Czech Americans -- Texas -- Austin County -- Genealogy.   
           Austin County (Tex.) -- Census.
           Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.
 

   AUTHOR: White, Gifford E.
    TITLE: Minutes of the Board of Land Commissioners, Austin County, Texas 
               PLACE: St Louis, Mo.. :
PUBLISHER: Mrs. F. T. Ingmire,
     YEAR: 1981     
 PUB TYPE: Book.
    NOTES: Cover title :  The first settlers of Austin County, Texas.
           Includes index.
  SUBJECT: Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy -- Sources.
    OTHER: Texas. General Land Office.      The first settlers of Austin County, Texas.
 
 
   TITLE: 1850 census, Austin County, Texas /
    PLACE: Fort Worth, Tex. :
PUBLISHER: American Reference Publishers,
     YEAR: 1969     
 PUB TYPE: Book
   FORMAT: p. 47-77, vi p. ; 28 cm.
    NOTES: Running title.    Caption title: Seventh census of the United States, 1850: census, 
           Austin County, Texas.  On cover: Federal population schedules, 1850 Texas census.
           Includes index.
  SUBJECT: Austin County (Tex.) -- Census, 1850.      Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.
    OTHER: Carpenter, V. K., Mrs.     United States. Census Office. 7th census, 1850.
           Seventh census of the United States, 1850: census, Austin County,  Texas.           
           Federal population schedules, 1850 Texas census.
 
 
   AUTHOR: Austin County (Tex.). Board of Land Commissioners.
    TITLE: Minutes of the Board of Land Commissioners, Austin County, Texas 
           /
    PLACE: [Austin, Tex. :
PUBLISHER: s.n.],
     YEAR: 1972     
 PUB TYPE: Book
  SUBJECT: Land grants -- Texas -- Austin County.           
           Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.
    OTHER: White, Gifford E.
 
   AUTHOR: Oates, Addison.
    TITLE: Naturalization records :
           Belleville, Austin County, Texas 1856-1890, Austin, Guadalupe & 
           Washington Counties, TX 1855-1910, Bastrop County, TX Office of 
           District Clerk 1918-1925 ; Marriage licenses : Comanche County, 
           Texas 1879-1916, Hamilton County, Texas 1877-1913 /
    PLACE: Tucson, Ariz. :
PUBLISHER: Arizona State Genealogical Society,
     YEAR: 1986     
 PUB TYPE: Book
    NOTES: Cover title.
  SUBJECT: Naturalization records -- Texas.    
           Marriage records -- Texas -- Comanche County.
           Marriage records -- Texas -- Hamilton County.   Texas -- Genealogy.
    OTHER: Marriage licenses.
 

    TITLE: Republic of Texas marriage records /
    PLACE: St. Louis, Mo. (10166 Clairmont Dr., St. Louis 63136) :
PUBLISHER: F.T. Ingmire,
     YEAR: 1985 9999
 PUB TYPE: Book
    NOTES: [1] Austin County / compiled by Oradell Crabtree -- 
           [2] Brazoria   County / by Frances T. Ingmire -- 
           [3] Colorado County / from card files on O.N. Sebastian; sponsored by Frances T. Ingmire.
  SUBJECT: Marriage records -- Texas.   Texas -- Genealogy.
    OTHER: Ingmire, Frances Terry.

 

   AUTHOR: Schmidt, C. W., b. 1869.
    TITLE: Footprints of five generations /
    PLACE: New Ulm, Tex. :
PUBLISHER: New Ulm Enterprise,
     YEAR: 1986 1930
 PUB TYPE: Book
  .    NOTES: Includes articles by A. Haubold and A. Henle.
           Originally published by the New Ulm Enterprise in 1930.
  SUBJECT: Austin County (Tex.) -- History.
           Austin County (Tex.) -- Biography.
    OTHER: Haubold, A.
           Henle, Athanas.
 
  AUTHOR: Ratliff, Ruby Grote.
    TITLE: A history of Austin County, Texas, in the World war ...
    PLACE: Austin, Tex.,
     YEAR: 1931     
 PUB TYPE: Book
       NOTES: Thesis (M.A.)--University of Texas.
  SUBJECT: European war, 1914-1918.
           Austin County (Tex.) -- History.
           Texas -- History -- Austin County, Texas.
 
   AUTHOR: Bell, John P.
    TITLE: History of the Chappell Hill and Bellville CampGround;
           its organization and camp-meetings. Also constitution, by-laws 
           and rules. Adopted: August 1st, 1892.
    PLACE: Bellvile [Tex.]
PUBLISHER: Times Book and Job Print.,
     YEAR: 1896     
 PUB TYPE: Book
   NOTES: Cover title.
  SUBJECT: Chappell Hill and Bellville Campground, Austin Co., Tex.
           Revivals -- Texas -- Austin County.
 
   

AUTHOR: Ratliff, Ruby Grote.
    TITLE: A history of Austin County, Texas, in the world war /
     YEAR: 1931     
 PUB TYPE: Book
      NOTES: Typescript (photocopy).
           Thesis (M.A.)--University of Texas, 1931.
           Bibliography : leaves 248-253.
  SUBJECT: Soldiers -- Texas -- Registers.
           Austin County (Tex.) -- History.
 

   AUTHOR: Trenckmann, W. A.
    TITLE: Austin County   Beilage zum Bellville Wochenblatt, den alten 
           Texanern gewidmet un den jungen Texanern zu nutz' und frommen. 
           Supplement to "Bellville Wochenblatt".
    PLACE: [Bellville, Tex.,
     YEAR: 1899     
 PUB TYPE: Book
    NOTES: Includes advertising matter.      Microfilm. New Haven, CT : 
           Yale University Photographic Services, 1986. 
           1 microfilm reel : negative ; 4 in., 35 mm.
  SUBJECT: Austin County (Tex.) -- History.
    OTHER: Bellville Wochenblatt.



    TITLE: Austin County (Texas) families genealogies,
     YEAR: 1938 1962
 PUB TYPE: Archive/Manuscript Control
   FORMAT: 1 in.
    NOTES: Papers consist of genealogical material concerning
 Austin County, Texas, families compiled by Olive Cartwright, partially from 
 information obtained from the diaries of Sarah Charlotte Pier  Wiley and her mother
 Lucy Merry Pier.           Typescript.
  SUBJECT: Aydelotte family.
           Bell family.
           Bethany family.
           Bostick family.
           Bowers family.
           Boynton family.
           Brewer family.
           Brown family.
           Bush family.
           Campbell family.
           Catlin family.
           Chambers family.
           Clemons family.
           Cochran family.
           Collins family.
           Dabney family.
           Day family.
           Dunn family.
           Edwards family.
           Fortrand family.
           Francis family.
           Harvey family.
           Hicks family.
           Holland family.
           Jackson family.
           Plummer family.
           Young family.
           Austin County (Tex.) -- History -- Sources.
   
AUTHOR: Dinkins, Julia Lange.
    TITLE: The early history of Austin County /
     YEAR: 1940     
 PUB TYPE: Book
       NOTES: Thesis--Southwest Texas State University, 1940.
           Bibliography: leaves 53-54.
  SUBJECT: Austin County (Tex.) -- History.
 
 
  AUTHOR: Agricultural Society of Cat Spring (Tex.)
    TITLE: Agricultural Society of Cat Spring minutes,  YEAR: 1856 1909
 PUB TYPE: Archive/Manuscript Control
    NOTES: Proceedings of the first agricultural society established in 
           Texas for the years 1856-1906. Included is the constitution 
           adopted in 1909 and a typescript of the English translation of 
           the minutes for 1856-1869.
           Photostatic reproduction.
  SUBJECT: Agricultural Society of Cat Spring (Tex.) -- Archives.
           Farms -- Texas -- Austin County.
           German Americans -- Texas.
           Cat Spring (Tex.) -- History -- Sources.
  


  TITLE: Guardian Angel Church, Wallis, Texas, 1982.
    PLACE: Galion, Ohio :
PUBLISHER: United Church Directories,
     YEAR: 1982     
 PUB TYPE: Book
       NOTES: Title from cover.
  SUBJECT: Guardian Angel Church (Wallis, Tex.) -- History.
           Guardian Angel Church (Wallis, Tex.) -- Directories.
           Catholics -- Texas -- Wallis.
           Czech Americans -- Texas -- Wallis.
           Wallis (Tex.) -- Directories.
           Orchard (Tex.) -- Directories.
           Austin County (Tex.) -- Directories.
 
  
 AUTHOR: Keeney, Martin M.
    TITLE: An historical and descriptive sketch of Austin County, Texas
    PLACE: Brenham,
PUBLISHER: Banner Print
     YEAR: 1876     
 PUB TYPE: Book
       NOTES: Cover title.
           Master microform held by: McI.
           Microfiche. Dallas, Tex., Microplex, 1971? 1 sheet. 11 x 15 cm.
  SUBJECT: Austin County (Tex.) -- Description and travel.
           Austin County (Tex.) -- History.


    AUTHOR:  Schmidt, C. M., b. 1869.
         TITLE: Footprints of five generations.
        PLACE:  New Ulm, Tex.,
PUBLISHER:  New Ulm Enterprise,
          YEAR:  1930
   PUB TYPE:  Book
     FORMAT:  76 p. illus. 23 cm.
         NOTES:  Includes articles by A. Haubold and A. Henle.
     SUBJECT:  Austin County (Tex.) -- History.
                       Austin County (Tex.) -- Biography.


         TITLE: Dance halls of Austin County.
        PLACE:  [Texas] :
PUBLISHER:  Austin County Historical Commission,
          YEAR:  1993
  PUB TYPE:  Book
    FORMAT:  90 p. : ill., facsims., maps ; 22 cm.
        NOTES:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 87-[89]).
    SUBJECT:  Dancing -- Texas -- Austin County -- History.
                       Dancing -- Texas -- Austin County -- Directories.
                       Ballrooms -- Texas -- Austin County -- Directories.
                       Music-halls -- Texas -- Austin County -- Directories.

 
   AUTHOR: Pinero, Edwin, 1958-
    TITLE: The depositional history of the Midway-Wilcox section, new Ulm 
           field, Austin County, Texas /
     YEAR: 1982     
 PUB TYPE: Book
    NOTES: Typescript (photocopy).
           Vita.
           "Major subject: Geology."
           Thesis (M.S.)--Texas A&M University, 1982.
           Bibliography: leaves 71-72.
  SUBJECT: Oil fields -- Texas -- Austin County.
           Sandstone -- Texas -- Austin County.
 

    TITLE: Records of Texas county and district clerks, 1820-1975 :
           special list of records available on microfilm at Texas A & M 
           University, College Station, Texas.
    PLACE: [Austin :
PUBLISHER: Texas State Library,
     YEAR: 1977     
 PUB TYPE: Book
    NOTES: "Microfilm described herein is property of the Texas State 
           Library and is housed at Texas A & M University [in the 
           University Archives] under provisions of the Regional Historical 
           Resource Depository Act, Art. 5442b."
           Austin County.--Brazos County.--Burleson County.--Colorado 
           County.--Fayette County.--Lavaca County.--Lee County.--Milam 
           County.--Robertson County.--Washington County.
  SUBJECT: Texas -- History, Local -- Sources -- Indexes.
    OTHER: Regional Historical Resource Depository Program (Tex.)
           Texas A & M University. University Archives.
 

   AUTHOR: McColloch, Willie Ann & Von-Maszewski, W. M.

    TITLE: Church Records of St. Jacobi (Now St. James) New Wehdem, Austin County,Texas                      

    PLACE: Richmond, Texas

PUBLISHER: George Memorial Library
     YEAR: 2001

 PUB TYPE: Book

    NOTES: Two Volumes.  Includes indexes.

  SUBJECT: German Americans -- Texas -- Austin County -- Genealogy.   

           Austin County (Tex.)  Births, Marriages, Confirmations, Burials, Church History

                      Austin County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.

 

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