Resources for the
Below you will find a list of links in arranged by Category that you may find useful as a Burnet
County researcher. Many links lead to data that is online, having
been transcribed by myself or by very generous volunteers. Other
links are informational only. Check out our
National Resources, as well as
Useful Information for your Genealogy
History in Burnet County
Beginnings in Burnet County
Life and Living in Burnet County
- Business Owners in
1895 - a list of business names and their owners
- Census of Burnet
- Census of Other
Soundex Converter -
Click on this link to go directly
to Rootsweb's Soundex converter
- Lineages of Burnet
County Pioneers - Descendant charts submitted by Burnet County
researchers. Send yours in today! Please limit to the earliest
Burnet County Pioneer plus 3 or four generations.
Nostalgia - Stories
of general interest transcribed from
microfilmed copies of The Burnet Bulletin. Names are linked to
stories for easy access. This is an
on-going project and volunteers are welcomed.
- Original Pioneer
Stories - Stories, letters, and journal entries from the
past. Please share your ancestor's musings with us.
Album - a collection of
photos in alphabetical order from various sources: submitted by
researchers, vertical files of Herman Brown Free Library,
newspapers. Photos are linked to other information about the
- Index of
Photos in "A Pictorial History of the Burnet
Area", published by the Burnet
Bulletin in 1994.
- Recipes from the
Past - from the Burnet Bulletin of 1874. Add to our
collection--send in your family's favorite old time recipe!
War in Burnet
County - Click on this link to go to information
about the categories described below:
- Military Grave
Markers - Links to organizations
that may be able to help you identify symbols on military graves
- Ft. Croghan -
established by the United States
government in the first quarter of 1849 to protect white
settlements from hostile Indians, and abandoned by December
Raids - the first of what I hope
are many articles about the Indian War in Burnet County
- Civil War -
Sketches of Civil War Vets; Veterans
buried in Burnet County;
Confederate Pensioners List (with links to pension transcripts);
Indigent List; 1890 Veterans Schedule, and other Civil War
- Spanish American
War - Participants from Burnet County and links to sites
with information about this war
- World War I
- List of participants, Veterans
buried in the County, news articles, and links to WWI
- World War
II - List of
participants and casualties from Burnet County. Links to WWII
casualty and many other databases.
Please share your WWII info for
inclusion in this section.
- Korean -
Casualty List for county and research
- Vietnam -
Casualty List for county and research
Endings in Burnet County
List - an alphabetical list
of all known cemeteries in the County. Links to geographic
information, location description, and links to transcriptions.
- Death Records
Index - An alphabetized list
of deaths occurring from 1903-1917. One record was from 1886;
another record was from 1891. This intro page has links for
Surname - Alpha; Date of Death; and Cause of Death.
Notices Index - 1950s to mid
1980s, with date of funeral, church and minister info, and
- Obituaries - an
index of obituaries at this site.
Full obituaries culled from old newspapers and contributed by
yours in NOW!
- Obituary Index from
an alphabetized list of early
Research Burnet County
Burnet Main Page |
Photo Album |
Burnet Resources |
War Page | Texas
Resources | National Resources |
- Addresses - This
site is filled with information on public records for all
counties. It lists sheriff's offices, county clerks offices etc.
Some counties, like Burnet, have their property database on line
and it is fully searchable. You can find most of the addresses
you're looking for in your research.
- Archives - TXGenWeb Archives for Burnet County, maintained by
Phyllis Hill, contains information transcribed and contributed to
the Archives Project by volunteers.
- Burnet County Email List!
-- Send message to:
- In the body of the message type "subscribe" without the quotes.
Turn off any signature files you might use. This is a low-volume
list for persons interested in Burnet County genealogy. There is a
Digest version of the list available. If you'd prefer to subscribe
to the Digest, send the above message to:
To see archived messages, go to
Board - Post your queries or family data here on
the Rootsweb/Ancestry Message Boards. These postings are
automatically "gatewayed", or sent to the Burnet County e-mail
- Burnet County Links
Page - links to sites which
may have interest to Burnet County researchers. Many are the
personal genealogy of persons who have ancestors in Burnet County.
If you have a genealogy page on the internet with ties to Burnet
County and would like to have it linked here, please
- Burnet County
Reference Books FOR SALE -
The Burnet County History, Vol I and Vol II; Burnet
County Cemetery Records, 1852-1982; and more
- Courthouse -
Information about the courthouse,
addresses, telephone numbers, and a picture of the courthouse in
1937 when it was dedicated.
- Genealogical Organizations - meeting dates, officers, and program notes
- individuals who have volunteered to look up
- Microfilm -
- ...at the
Burnet Library -
old county newspapers, census records, and Texas
Baylor University - birth, death, probate, deeds,
tax records -- all available through interlibrary loan
- Newspaper Indexes
- Burnet Bulletin - 1874, 1876,
1878 - an index of microfilmed newspapers, various
months for the mentioned years, arranged by surname. Ongoing
- Burnet Bulletin - an index of
microfilmed Burnet Bulletin issues dating from 1898 through
1913. The list is organized alphabetically by name, with
columns showing type of event and date of newspaper issue in
which the name is mentioned.
- Highlander - an
index of historical articles about Burnet County or citizens of
Burnet County that appeared in The Highlander Newspaper during
the 1970s. Some Llano County articles.
Cities Tribune - an index
of family history articles published in 2002-2003.
- Obituary Index from microfilmed
- Others - - an index of newspaper items found in the
Vertical Files of the Herman Brown Free Library, and other
sources. Organized alphabetically by name, title of newspaper
and date. Oct 2000.
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