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Vital Records Information

 

Resource Link/Title

Date(s)

Information - Remarks

 

Family Search (All Resources Interactive Search.  Also, Tips on How to Search for Your Ancestor)

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The All Resources Search capability includes Ancestral Files, Census, International Genealogical Index, Pedigree Resource Files, Social Security Death Index, Vital Records Index, and Family History Web Sites. The largest collection of free family history, family tree and genealogy records in the world.  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Harris County Clerk's Office  (Information, Inquiries, FAQ, and Ordering records.  To search the Harris County Clerk's Database for Birth, Death, and Marriage Records, go to the appropriate captions below.)

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Harris County Clerk's Office, Stan Stanart,  Information Department, at 713-755-6405, and Ordering Copies / Fees of Various Records from the Harris County Clerk's Office.  Also refer to the Harris County Clerk's Office, Physical Branch Locations listing and what records may be obtained from the various branch locations closest to you. 

Texas Department of State Health Services (Information, Inquiries, Verification, Amendments, FAQ, Adoption, and Ordering of Birth, Death, Divorce and Marriage records)

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The Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Vital Statistics Home has information regarding birth, marriage, divorce, and death  records.  Birth certificates, death certificates, and birth, death, marriage, and divorce verification letters can be ordered through TexasOnline, the official eGovernment Web site for the State of Texas.

Religious and Bible Records Information

 

USGenWeb Archives - Church Records Project

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Church records rank as the best available sources for information on birth, marriage and death for the periods before civil registration of vital statistics. They are also among the most under-used major records in American genealogy....read more....

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Birth Record Information

 

Harris County Births 1926-1934

1926-1934

A comprehensive index of Harris County Birth Records inclusive to the dates presented.  Harris County TXGenWeb Archives. 

 

Harris County Births 1926-1995

1926-1995

A comprehensive index of Harris County Marriage Records inclusive to the dates presented.  Harris County Texas USGenWeb Archives Project.   (No longer available)

Harris County Vital Statistics Inquiry System - Births 

Jun 1879-present

This is a link to search the Harris County Clerk's Office Birth Records Database.  Office of Stan Stanart, County Clerk, Harris County, Texas

Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981

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

Marital Record Information

 

Marriage Notices From the Houston Morning Star Newspaper

Apr 1839 - Apr 1844

A Transcription submitted by Marilyn Hoye Marilyn_Hoye@tamu-commerce.edu

 
 

Harris County Marriages 1937, 1966-2002

1937, 1966-2002

A comprehensive index of Harris County Marriage Records inclusive to the dates presented.  Harris County Texas USGenWeb Archives Project.  (No longer available)

 
 

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

 
 

Harris County Informal Marriages Database

Jan 1977-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

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

 
 

Texas Marriages, 1837-1973

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 Record Information

 

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

 
 

Harris County Divorces 1968-2001

1968-2001

A comprehensive index of Harris County Divorce Records inclusive to the dates presented.  Harris County Texas USGenWeb Archives Project.   (No longer available)

 
 

 

 

 

 

Death Record Information

 

Harris County Deaths 1964-1984

1964-1984

A comprehensive index of Harris County Death Records inclusive to the dates presented.  Harris County TXGenWeb Archives

 
 

Harris County Vital Statistics Inquiry System - Deaths

Jun 1879-present

This is a link to Search the Harris County Clerk's Office Death Records Database. Office of Stan Stanart, County Clerk, Harris County, Texas

 
 

Texas Deaths, 1890-1976  (Name Index & Images)

1890-1976

A service provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints .  Name index and images of Texas statewide death certificates, 1890-1976. The name index has been created by FamilySearch, and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903.

 
 

Texas Deaths and Burials, 1903-1973 

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 

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 Death Records (Index)

1964-1998

RootsWeb Search Engine

 
 

Social Security Death Index

Current

RootsWeb Search Engine

 
 

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

 

 

 

     

 

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