When requesting a lookup, please be specific in the name you are looking for. Do not request all information for Smith's, Jones's etc. unless specifically allowed by the volunteer.
PASS IT FORWARD. PLEASE VOLUNTEER TO DO LOOKUPS. IF YOU OWN A BOOK, CD, DOCUMENT, ETC, YOU ARE NEEDED. YOU CAN SET YOUR OWN RULES AS TO HOW MUCH AND WHEN YOU ARE ABLE TO HELP. NEED INDIVIDUALS WHO GO TO THE BASTROP COUNTY COURTHOUSE OR LIBRARY TO VOLUNTEER TO HELP. YOU CAN CHARGE FOR COPIES OR WHATEVER EXPENSES YOU INCURE IF YOU NOTIFY THE REQUESTER AHEAD OF TIME THAT THERE IS A CHARGE. WE NEED YOU!!! CONTACT ME IF YOU CAN DO LOOKUPS.
Bastrop County Courthouse and Bastrop Library lookups
Willing to do lookups for the library/courthouse as time allows.
Bastrop County Texas Marriage Records Book A
1851 - 1870.
1880 Bastrop County Census
Look on the main page, under census, then take the links to the 1880 census index.
Please provide the Name and District (look to far right)
Still photos of tombstones, photos of buildings
or churches if you have street address in Bastrop County.
Volunteers who do lookups.
Volunteers who have access to Texas records.
One request from a volunteer per month.
_Indian Depredations in Texas_, J.W. Wilbarger, 1889.
_Memoirs of Mollie McDowall (Mary Ann Nicholson) 1843-1931
Edited by Ethel Mary Franklin Smith, 1978.
_First Settlers of Bastrop and Travis Counties Texas
Compiled by Gifford White.
has volunteered to look up information from the following books. However, due to her job rotation working in a public library, it may take up to two weeks for her to have access to the books and respond:
_Austin Colony Pioneers, including history of Bastrop, Fayette, Grimes, Montgomery, and Washington Counties_
Written by Worth Stickley Ray, originally published in 1949, revised in 1970. It includes biographies, some early marriages, tombstone inscriptions in the Hornsby Cemetery, along with items of interest from the records of Bastrop County.
_History of Bastrop County, Texas before Statehood
written by Kenneth Kesselus, published in 1986. This is a general history with biographies of leading citizens.
_History of Bastrop County, Texas: 1846-1865
written by Kenneth Kesselus, This book also includes a list of original land grant titles.
_Watterson Folk of Bastrop County
written by Deed L. Vest, This book contains biographies, general history, and other items of interest.