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Come on in, grab a chair and get comfortable because even though Rockwall County
is the smallest county in Texas, there is a lot of information here.
I am always adding new records so check back often to see what's new.
If you have any information that you would like to share, please contact me.
Shirley Cullum

The Infamous "Rock Wall" for which the County was Named
Read Rockwall County's Ancient & Illustrious History Here 

The purpose of this site is to help people researching Genealogy and Local History.
Our Goal is to make it one of the best Texas Genealogical & Historical websites.

Rockwall County was formed in 1873 from Kaufman County so if you do not find what you
are looking for prior to that year on this website, please check the
Kaufman County TXGenWeb Project Website

Rockwall County    
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What's New at Rockwall County?

Lots of Good Stuff !
Below is the List of New Items - Enjoy !

September 26, 1924 Newspaper Article
1924 Rockwall County Fair

submitted by Donna McCreary Rodriguez

Rockwall's 1st Elected Sheriff was Murdered in 1876
His Name is now Inscribed on the
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Wall
in Washington, DC
Deadwood Ain't Got Nuthin' on Rockwall!
A True Wild West Saga !
Right Here in Rockwall County !

Check Out The UPDATED Sections Below

African American

"Honor the Texas flag.
I Pledge Allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible."
Archived Data for
for Rockwall County




Census Records Churches &

"Misc. Stuff"

Items that don't fit other categories

Court House Records

Genealogy Help
~ Unique Files ~

Not Your Usual Stuff!

Information on Epidemics, Floods,
Diseases, Etc.

Family Group Sheets

Featured Photo of the Month


Historical Markers
Need a Look Up?
Let Us Help

~Old & New~

"They Came
for Land !"

Records & Info

To & From
Rockwall County
Military & Veterans

- All Wars -


Old Newspaper



Old Letters

Read What They Wrote

Old Photographs
~ People,
Places & Events ~

Pioneer Families

Submit Your Webpages here!

Pioneer Women

School Records
& Photos

Occupations &

Vital Records


Wills & Probate

"Where the Heck is Rockwall County?"
Click HERE to See Where

    Misc. Research Help & Queries  

Showing Locations of the Surrounding Business District
- Suggested Helpful Links -

Birth Date Calculator      Guide to Rockwall Published Information      Rockwall County Genealogy Society
Texas Handbook Online      Rockwall County News

- Post and View Queries Here -
Rockwall County Message Board   View Archived Queries (Before 1998)

Rockwall's Neighboring Counties
Collin County
Hunt County
Kaufman County
Dallas County
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Texas would not exist today if our brave Ancestors had not stepped forward
Is it Time for YOU to Step Forward ?
   Adopt an Orphan Texas County Here   

Proudly Displaying Our Awards!
- Thanks to Everyone Who Has Submitted Info to This Website -
These Awards Could Not Have Happened Without You

And our Gratitude to the Surfing Committee for Honoring Us
Thank You for visiting Rockwall County !
Check Back Soon - New Info will be added every month

This Website Last Updated January 3, 2014

Every bit of information on this website was submitted by volunteers and we send our "Thanks" to each one of them - especially Kathey Kelly Hunt, Cynthia Samples, and Holli Boone Kees, who made this website what it is through their dedication and generous submissions.

This website cannot exist without Volunteers. If you have any material (records, documents, photos, etc.) on Rockwall County or pertaining to persons and places of the region before it became a county, please consider donating it for use here.
All Volunteers and Submitters will be gratefully recognized.
Contact Shirley Cullum

Shirley Cullum
Proud TXGenWeb Coordinator for 15 Years
TXGenWeb State Coordinator -
Shirley Cullum
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