Bastrop County, Texas

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This site contains information to aid those researching their families who lived or passed through Bastrop County, Texas. Within these webpages are images of the actual documents found at the county courthouse, transcribed census records, cemetery surveys, letters, bible records, pictures, and family stories. Thank you to all who have contributed and to those that visit. Don't forget to sign the guestbook before you go.

Please feel free contact me if you need assistance.

Thank you to all who have contributed to this site.

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Contents

Cemeteries - Cemetery surveys

Census - Census transcriptions

Community - Bibles, Colonies, Family Sheets, Letters, Phone Books, Maps, Newspapers, Pictures, School Records.

Court - Links for Court Officials, Commissioner's Court records, District/Civil Court records, Criminal Court minutes, Election Results, Judges Docket, Naturalization records, Cattle Brands, Texas Supreme Court records, Deeds, Judgements in Lunacy, Paupers, Warrants and links to other records.

Military - Information on the Civil War, WWI, WWII, Vietnam, Mina Volunteers, Revolutionary War and Military Rolls 1835-45

Vitals - Births, Deaths, Marriages, Probate records such as Small Claims, Guardianships and Insanity.

WHAT'S NEW?

3/10/2014 Be sure to check out the Judges Docket and Warrants under the Court section.

IMPORTANT NOTICES:

History of Bastrop County

From January 8, 1836 to December 13, 1837, the Municipality and County of Mina consisted of parts of present day Mason, Kimble, Llano, Burnet, Williamson, Gillespie, Blanco, Comal, Hays, Travis, Caldwell, Bastrop, Lee, Gonzales, Fayette, Washington, and Lavaca counties. On December 14, 1837, the Second Congress passed legislation changing the geographical limits, creating Fayette County, removing Gonzales and Caldwell Counties from the boundries and, five months later, added parts of Kimble and Comal Counties. On December 18, 1837, Sam Houston signed an act incorporating the town of Mina and, on the same day, changing the name of the county and town of Mina to Bastrop. May 24, 1838 to January 24, 1840, shows the borders of Bastrop County to contain parts of present day Blanco, Burnet, Williamson, Travis, Hays, Comal, Caldwell, Bastrop, Lee, Gonzales and Fayette counties. From January 25, 1840 to January 25, 1850 the border changed to almost it's present size with a small portion of Lee, Williamson, Caldwell, Gonzales and Fayette counties included.

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Acknowledgements

I want to express my gratitude to the many people who have generously shared information, documents, ideas and corrections with me over the years.

  Copyright 2014 by Tammy New. Using any content on these pages will be for non-commercial use only.