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La Porte, Texas
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La Porte, Texas
Family History and Genealogy
La Porte, Texas

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Welcome To La Porte, Texas - Family History and Genealogy

 

     Howdy!  Welcome to the La Porte, Texas,  Family History and Genealogy web site.  La Porte is located in Harris County, approximately 25 miles southeast of Houston on the shores of beautiful Galveston Bay.  This is a Free Access, Noncommercial  web site, a part of the TXGenWeb and USGenWeb Projects, dedicated to family history and genealogy research.  Currently this site is under development.  If you have any questions,  would like to volunteer, if you have any genealogical or historical books,  manuscripts,  papers, etc.  pertaining to La Porte, other resources you would like to share and/or present on this web site, suggestions, cemetery surveys, census transcriptions,  please contact me.  My name is Douglas Anderson and I am the volunteer city coordinator for La Porte.

 

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RESEARCH RESOURCES AND INFORMATION

  DISCLAIMER, COPYRIGHT AND USAGE POLICIES (PLEASE READ FIRST)  
BIBLIOGRAPHY AND PUBLISHED RESOURCES FOR LA PORTE, TEXAS
LA PORTE BAY AREA HERITAGE SOCIETY
HARRIS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, LA PORTE BRANCH LIBRARY
HOUSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY, CLAYTON LIBRARY FOR GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH
SAN JACINTO MONUMENT AND MUSEUM, HERZSTEIN LIBRARY
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, CLEAR LAKE, ALFRED R. NEUMANN LIBRARY
 
HISTORY OF LA PORTE
  HISTORY OF LA PORTE-THE HANDBOOK OF TEXAS ONLINE  
CHRONOLOGICAL HISTORY OF LA PORTE-THE LA PORTE BAY AREA HERITAGE SOCIETY
HISTORY OF LA PORTE-CITY OF LA PORTE WEB SITE

MAPS AND DEMOGRAPHICS OF LA PORTE

  MAP OF LA PORTE-GOOGLE MAPS  
DEMOGRAPHICS OF LA PORTE, TEXAS
LA PORTE-BAYSHORE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
 
MUSEUMS,  HISTORICAL AND GENEALOGICAL ORGANIZATIONS
  LA PORTE-BAY AREA HERITAGE SOCIETY (La Porte, TX)  
LA PORTE - SYLVAN BEACH DEPOT MUSEUM  (La Porte, TX-by appointment)
San Jacinto Monument and Museum  (La Porte, TX)
San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site - Texas Parks and Wildlife
THE BATTLESHIP TEXAS MEMORIAL MUSEUM  - Texas Parks and Wildlife
 

 

     
 

CENSUS AND CENSUS RELATED INFORMATION

 

Census and Related Records of Harris County, Texas

 

1836-1930 Texas County Formation Maps

The US GenWeb Archives Census Project

The US GenWeb Archives Project - Census Images

The USGenWeb Census Project

THE RESIDENTS OF TEXAS 1782-1836 - The Institute of Texas Cultures and TXGenWeb

CENSUS RECORDS OF PRE-REPUBLIC  TEXAS 1782-1835 - The USGenWeb Census Project

1850 HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS - US CENSUS - INDEX

United States Census, 1850  "U.S. Census Population Schedule, 1850" database, FamilySearch; (http://familysearch.org), from United States Census Office. 7th Census. Digital images of originals housed at the National Archives, Washington, D.C.. FHL microfilm. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.

United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850  "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850 " database, FamilySearch; (http://familysearch.org), from United States Census Office. Digital images of originals housed at the National Archives, Washington, D.C.. FHL microfilm. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.

United States Census (Mortality Schedule), 1850  "U.S. Census Mortality Schedule, 1850," database, FamilySearch; (http://familysearch.org), from United States Census Office. Digital images of originals housed at the National Archives, Washington, D.C.. FHL microfilm, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.

1860 HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS - US CENSUS (Image Files)

United States Census, 1860  "U.S. Census Population Schedule, 1860" database, FamilySearch; (http://familysearch.org), from United States Census Office. 8th Census. Digital images of originals housed at the National Archives, Washington, D.C.. FHL microfilm. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.

1870 HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS - US CENSUS (No Longer Available) (Volunteer to Transcribe all or part)

United States Census, 1870  "U.S. Census Population Schedule, 1870" database, FamilySearch; (http://familysearch.org), from United States Census Office. 9th census. Digital images of originals housed at the National Archives, Washington, D.C.. FHL microfilm. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.

1880 HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS - US CENSUS (C of JC LDS Search Engine)

United States Census, 1880  "U.S. Census Population Schedule, 1880" database, FamilySearch; (http://familysearch.org), from United States. Bureau of the Census. 10th census. Digital images of originals housed at the National Archives, Washington, D.C.. FHL microfilm. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.

1890 HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS - US CENSUS SPECIAL SCHEDULE  The "1890 US Census, Harris County, Texas - Special Schedule.-Surviving Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines, and Widows, etc.," was transcribed, edited and compiled utilizing several sources.  Compiled, formatted, edited, and contributed by Douglas E. Anderson.

1900 US CENSUS,  JUSTICE PRECINCT 3,  E. D. 98,  HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS - INDEX:    Sheet-1ASheet-1BSheet-2A,  Sheet-2B,  Sheet-3A,  Sheet-3B,  Sheet-4A,  Sheet-4B,  Sheet-5A,  Sheet-5B,  Sheet-6A,  Sheet-6B,  Sheet-7A,  Sheet-7B,  Sheet-8A,  Sheet-8B,  Sheet-9A (Volunteer to Transcribe)

United States Census, 1900  "United States Census, 1900," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org), from United States. Bureau of the Census. "United States census schedules 1900. "U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C.:FHL microfilm, 1854 reels. Family History LIbrary, Salt Lake City, Utah.

1910 HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS - US CENSUS (Volunteer to Transcribe all or part)

United States Census, 1910  "United States Census, 1910" database, FamilySearch, 2010; from United States Bureau of the Census. Digital images of originals housed at the National Archives, Washington, D.C. FHL microfilm. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.

1920 HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS - US CENSUS (Volunteer to Transcribe all or part)

United States Census, 1920  "U.S. Census Population Schedule, 1920" database, FamilySearch; (http://familysearch.org), from United States Census Office. 14th census. Digital images of originals housed at the National Archives, Washington, D.C.. FHL microfilm. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.

1930 HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS - US CENSUS (Volunteer to Transcribe all or part)

United States Census, 1930  “United States Census, 1930” database, FamilySearch, 2010; from National Archives. “1930 Census.” United States Federal Archives and Records Center, Washington D.C. FHL microfilm. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.

VITAL RECORDS AND INFORMATION

 

Vital Records Information of Harris County, Texas  This is a link to the Harris County Family History and Genealogy web site, a part of the TXGenWeb and USGenWeb.

 

Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981  "Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org). Index entries derived from digital copies of originals housed in various repositories throughout Texas.  Each entry in this index has a source listed. The index may be a compilation of records from a variety of sources, including the following:  *Family Records  *Church Records  *Civil Registration

Harris County Marriage License Inquiry System ,  Dec 1947-present.  This is a link to Search the Harris County Clerk's Office Marriage Records Database. Office of Stan Stanart, County Clerk, Harris County, Texas.

Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977  "Texas Marriages, 1837-1973," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org). Index entries derived from digital copies of originals housed in various repositories throughout Texas.  Each entry in this index has a source listed. The index may be a compilation of records from a variety of sources, including the following:  *Family Records  *Church Records  *Civil Registration

Texas Marriages, 1837-1973  "Texas Marriages, 1837-1973," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org). Index entries derived from digital copies of originals housed in various repositories throughout Texas.  Each entry in this index has a source listed. The index may be a compilation of records from a variety of sources, including the following:  *Family Records  *Church Records  *Civil Registration

Divorce Indices, Harris County, Texas , 1968-2001, A comprehensive index of Harris County Divorce Records inclusive to the dates presented.  Compiled, formatted, editied, and contributed by Douglas E. Anderson

Texas Deaths and Burials, 1903-1973  "Texas Deaths and Burials, 1903-1973," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org). Index entries derived from digital copies of originals housed in various repositories throughout Texas.  Each entry in this index has a source listed. The index may be a compilation of records from a variety of sources, including the following:  *Family Records  *Church Records  *Civil Registration

Texas Death Index, 1964-1998  "Texas death index, 1964-1998," database, FamilySearch; (http://familysearch.org), from Texas Bureau of Vital Statistics. Digital images of originals housed in the Texas Department of Health in Austin, Texas. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
"Texas Deaths, 1890-1910," database, FamilySearch; (http://familysearch.org), from Texas Bureau of Vital Statistics. Digital images of originals housed at the State Registrar Office in Austin, Texas. FHL microfilm, 1290 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Texas Deaths, 1890-1976  "Texas death index, 1964-1998," database, FamilySearch; (http://familysearch.org), from Texas Bureau of Vital Statistics. Digital images of originals housed in the Texas Department of Health in Austin, Texas. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
"Texas Deaths, 1890-1910," database, FamilySearch; (http://familysearch.org), from Texas Bureau of Vital Statistics. Digital images of originals housed at the State Registrar Office in Austin, Texas. FHL microfilm, 1290 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.

U.S. Social Security Death Index  Social Security Death Index, database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org); from Social Security Administration. Online database, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah

CHURCH AND RELIGIOUS RECORDS INFORMATION

  PAST AND PRESENT CHURCHES OF LA PORTE,  TX  
     

MILITARY AND GOVERNMENT INFORMATION

    MILITARY SERVICE AND RELATED RECORDS  

THE McARDLE NOTEBOOKS, BATTLE OF SAN JACINTO - by Harry Arthur McArdle, original manuscripts presented by The Texas State Library and Archives Commission

CITY OF LA PORTE GOVERNMENT
 
HARRIS COUNTY CEMETERY LISTINGS
  Cemeteries and History of Harris Co.,Texas-by George E. Wolf, Jr.  
  Cemeteries, Harris County, Texas Archives-USGenWeb Archives Project  
  Harris County Cemeteries,  Directory of-Excerpted, with permission, from a publication At Rest: A Historical Directory of Harris County, Texas, Cemeteries (1822-2001) Including Burial Customs and Other Interesting Facts, With a Listing of Past and Present Communities, Funeral Home and Monument Companies. 2nd Edition enlarged from 307 to 509 cross-indexed listings. Compiled by Trevia Wooster Beverly (Tejas Publications & Research, Houston, 2001).  
  Harris County, Texas,  Burial Sites of-Trevia Wooster Beverly  
  The Tombstone Transcription Project, Harris County, Texas-USGenWeb Tombstone Project  
LA PORTE AREA CEMETERIES
  BETHANY CEMETERY, DEER PARK, TX - Contributed by Lisa Adams, 2002  
 CAMPBELL FAMILY CEMETERY, LA PORTE, TX - by George E. Wolf, Jr., 2007
CEDARHURST CEMETERY, LA PORTE, TX - by George E. Wolf, Jr., 2000-2001
CEDARHURST CEMETERY, LA PORTE, TX - by Bruce Compton, 2003
CEDARHURST CEMETERY, LA PORTE, TX - La Porte Bay Area Heritage Society
CEMETERIES AND HISTORY OF HARRIS CO., TEXAS - by George E. Wolf, Jr., 1984-2007
GRANDVIEW MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY, DEER PARK, TX
Hammer-McFaddin Family Cemetery, PASADENA, TX - by George E. Wolf, Jr., 1985
LA PORTE CEMETERY, LA PORTE, TX - by George E. Wolf, Jr., 1985-2001
  THE MEXICAN BURIAL SITE, 1836, LA PORTE, TX - by George E. Wolf, Jr., 2007
 SAN JACINTO BATTLEGROUND PARK CEMETERY with PHOTOS, LA PORTE, TX - by Douglas Anderson, 2007
SEABROOK CEMETERY, SEABROOK, TX - by Bruce Compton, 2003
TAYLOR BAYOU CEMETERY, PASADENA, TX - by George E. Wolf, Jr., 1985
PHOTOS of  TAYLOR BAYOU CEMETERY, PASADENA, TX - by George E. Wolf, Jr., 1985
TWI-LIGHT CEMETERY, LA PORTE, TX - by George E. Wolf, Jr., 2000
de ZAVALA FAMILY CEMETERY with PHOTOS, LA PORTE, TX - by Douglas Anderson, 2007
THE POLITICAL GRAVEYARD, HARRIS COUNTY, TX - by Lawrence Kestenbaum, 1996-2005
 

THE TXGenWeb PROJECT RESOURCES

  THE TXGenWeb PROJECT HOME WEB SITE  
THE TXGenWeb COUNTY INDEX WEB SITE
THE TEXAS USGenWeb Archives
THE TEXAS TOMBSTONE TRANSCRIPTION PROJECT
GEnealogical Seminars and Events in Texas
TEXAS POST CARDS - A SPECIAL PROJECT OF THE TXGenWeb
 

THE USGenWeb PROJECT RESOURCES

  THE USGenWeb PROJECT HOME WEB SITE  
THE USGenWeb CENSUS PROJECT  (A CENSUS REPOSITORY SINCE 1997)
THE USGenWeb PROJECT ARCHIVES
 

MISCELLANEOUS RESOURCES

  RootsWeb.com - The Oldest and Largest Free Genealogy Site  
CYNDI's LIST OF GENEALOGICAL SITES ON THE INTERNET
THE FAMILY GROUP SHEET PROJECT
THE TEXAS  FAMILY GROUP SHEET PROJECT
WorldGenWeb Project Home Page
 

 

 

 

 

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