Located on the Old San Antonio Road,
known as "El Camino Real de los Tejas" that early settlers
traveled to the beautiful Piney Woods of East Texas. San
Augustine is the home of the first university, churches of
all denominations, and the first American settlement in
Texas. The abundant history in our area is evident in over
50 recorded Texas Historical Landmark homes and sites. We
hope you will find this site helpful in your search for your
My name is Suzanne Sowell. I have lived in San Augustine
most of my life and have deep roots here. Genealogy is a
great joy for me and I enjoy sharing with others. I hope to
make our rich history more accessible through this site.
Please share any genealogical information by e-mailing
Jane Sanford-Hogan Keppler is
the county co-coordinator. She has deep roots in the East Texas
area and is very active with TXGenWeb.
Barbara Yancey Dore maintained this page for many years. She
deserves many thanks.
Remember TXGenWeb is totally volunteer so any and all help
is appreciated. We have many cemeteries to update and lots
of histories that can be shared. Please Help!
need someone to transcribe census records for San Augustine
County. If you have access to the records and can help
please contact me!