Birth Records: Chapter 1192
(Senate Bill No. 861), 78th Legislature, Regular Session (2003) took
effect on September 1, 2003. A birth record now becomes public
information and available to the public on and after the 75th
anniversary of the date of birth as shown on the record filed with the
Bureau of Vital Statistics or local registration official.
Death Records: Death records
become public information after the 25th anniversary of the date of
death as shown on the record filed with the Bureau of Viatal Statistics
or local registration official.
Marriage and Divorce Records:
Both are considered public records and have no time restrictions.
Marriage Notes: McMullen County was not officially
organized until 1877. Prior to 1877 most citizens filed for a
marriage license in neighboring Oakville, Live Oak County. Some
marriages may also be found in neighboring Atascosa County.