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RECORDS IN THE KAUFMAN COUNTY LIBRARY


Kaufman Library
The Kaufman Library


Announcement

On Monday, Sept. 24th, 2007, the genealogical family archives that were once part of the Brooks Library in Forney were donated by that library to the Kaufman County Library and are now kept in the Genealogy Department.  They are currently being integrated into the Kaufman Surname files.   These files include published Obituary books, loose obituaries, loose historical documents, published journals, original & duplicated photographs and more than 300 Surname Files of early Forney area residents.  Also, there are many files on persons who did not live in Forney, who were Kaufman County residents who were residents of Kaufman, Terrell, Rockwall, Crandall and Kemp.

County Records that are Available at
Kaufman County Library

BIRTHS

Early 1850's - 1930's
No copies of Certificates!
Transcribed from Courthouse records - In Alphabetical Index Books

MARRIAGES

1848-1910
No copies of Certificates!

DEATH RECORDS

Microfim - Texas 1903-1930
No copies of Certificates!
Death Records transcribed from Newspapers & Obituaries from 1800's to 1940's

TAX

1848-1920 - on microfilm


See also Kaufman County Records in the Court House


CEMETERY and OBITUARY look-ups

Note:  The Kaufman County Library is now on-line at Kaufman County Library

(In either case, if nothing is found, the check/money order will be returned to you in the SASE.)

Cemetery Look-ups


Look-ups in cemeteries in Kaufman County for which an enumeration has not yet been posted (see the listings of cemeteries on the Kaufman County Cemeteries & Known Burial Sites section of this site) and are not offered on the Kaufman Co., TXGenWeb Project Look-ups page can be done through the Kaufman County library by sending a SASE and a $5.00 donation to:

Kaufman County library
Genealogy Look Up
3790 So. Houston St.
Kaufman, TX  75142

You may ask for up to 3 individuals at a time




Newspapers that are available for look-ups by the Kaufman Co. library

If you would like a Microfilm look-up for a newspaper obituary in the newspapers listed below, send a SASE, the required information (listed below) and a $5.00 donation (for a look-up for one person) to the Kaufman County library.


Newspaper Dates Available
Kaufman Sun
1880-1882
1885-May 1886
Jan 1887-1888
1890-1891
1898-1902
Kaufman Herald
1930-1955
Recent newspapers
1992-2002

Required information when requesting a search for an obituary
  1.   Date of death
  2.   Person's name

When making your request, please keep in mind that sometimes there just isn't an obituary available for a person.


Visit the Kaufman County Library's website


This page was created December 12, 1999.
Updated February 26, 2005.
Copyright © 1999-2010 by Abby Balderama
Coordinator of the Kaufman County, TXGenWeb Project site
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

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