Resources

for the

Texas Researcher

The links below are listed in alphabetical order. They all focus on information about Texas Research.


~ Addresses - this page from the TEXAS STATE LIBRARY provides addresses and phone numbers of all TEXAS county and district clerks' offices
 
~ Books Online
~~ The Evolution of a State, or Recollections of Old Texas Days, by Noah Smithwick
 

~ Calculate birth dates based on age at death from gravestones. This Web site will do the calculation for you.

~ Cemeteries of TX

~ Cyndi's List - U.S. - Texas - a quick click gives you a comprehensive list of Texas sites from the Master Lister, Cyndi Howells.

~ Database from RootsWeb - the link below is a fully searchable databases [Birth and Marriage databases were removed from Rootsweb]

~~ Texas Death Records - (1964-1998) contains 3,963,456 Records

~ Convict Record Ledgers (1849-1954) and
~
Convict Record Ledgers Indexes (1849-1970)


~
Everything you ever wanted to know about Texas -
A site that lists all kinds of statistics for the State

~ Index to Military Rolls of the Republic of Texas, 1835-1845 -- A member of the Texian Web Consortium
~ Index of TexGenWeb Counties 
 
~ Land Grants In Texas - information about land grants and how to get copies

 
~ Lone Star Junction: A Texas Almanac - Great Texas site and they support the efforts of the TexGenWeb
 
~ Marriage and Divorce Records in Texas - Information about obtaining these types of records in Texas
 
~ Military Service Records - an online index of Texas service records from 1836-1935

~ Newspaper Collection - The Center for American History at the University of Texas has a search engine for 2,997 historic Texas newspapers. Holdings are at UT.

 
~ State Library Genealogy Collection - describes holdings at the library and online capabilities
 
~ Texas counties (all TXGenWeb sites)

~ Texas Handbook Online - a great Texas reference resource, with search feature



~
Texas Ranger Research Center
- site includes the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame
 
~ Texas Slavery Project - A collection of information about slaves in the state

~ Texas Tombstone Transcription Project - a volunteer effort that benefits us all
 
~ Vital Statistics - Texas Bureau of Vital Statistics--the agency responsible for the task of recording all the births, deaths, marriages and divorces in Texas

 

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