Austin County, Texas Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas|Texas]] &gt;&nbsp;[[Texas Counties A|Counties A]] &gt;&nbsp;Austin County'' <br>{{Adoption Hidden Ancestors}}<br> {{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Austin County
 
| county = Austin County
 
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| founded date = March 17
 
| founded date = March 17
 
| seat wl = Bellville
 
| seat wl = Bellville
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Record Loss ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/MiscPages/local.html Local County Resources and Contacts] ~ Austin County TXGenWeb
 
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/MiscPages/local.html Local County Resources and Contacts] ~ Austin County TXGenWeb
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/CemeteryNames/CemIndex.htm Austin County Cemetery Index of Names] ~ Austin County TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/AustinCem/auscem.htm Austin County Cemeteries] Complete list of Cemeteries in Austin County~ Austin County TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/CemeteryNames/CemIndex.htm Austin County Cemetery Index of Names] ~ Austin County TXGenWeb  
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/AustinCem/auscem.htm Austin County Cemeteries] Complete list of Cemeteries in Austin County~ Austin County TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.historictexas.net/cemeteries/1-countytables.htm Texas Historic Cemeteries] ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries  
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/MiscPages/churches.html Austin County, Texas Churches] ~Austin County, TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/MiscPages/churches.html Austin County, Texas Churches] ~Austin County, TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/EarlyChurch/earlychurchrecords.htm Early Church Records of Austin County]~partial record listing.  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/EarlyChurch/earlychurchrecords.htm Early Church Records of Austin County]~partial record listing.  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/texas.htm Texas Christian Church Directory ]~ ChurchAngel  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/texas.htm Texas Christian Church Directory ]~ ChurchAngel  
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/fallen_heroes.htm Fallen Heroes]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/veterans/veterans.htm Honoring Our Veterans] ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/veterans/veterans.htm Honoring Our Veterans] ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/Military/Military.htm Veterans of Austin County, Texas] An internet memorial for the patriotic citizens of Austin County, Texas~Austin County, TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/Military/Military.htm Veterans of Austin County, Texas] An internet memorial for&nbsp;the patriotic citizens of Austin County, Texas~Austin County, TXGenWeb
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
 
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/Notice/Funeral_Notices.html Pete E Etlinger Funeral Home of Bellville Notices 1966 - 1978] ~Complete Index~Austin County, TXGenWeb
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/Bobit/Bellville_Obits_Mainpage.html Obituaries of Austin County, Texas] Partial listing of obituaries published in Austin County, Texas~Austin County, TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/Bobit/Bellville_Obits_Mainpage.html Obituaries of Austin County, Texas] Partial listing of obituaries published in Austin County, Texas~Austin County, TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/obituaryresources.html Obituary Resources] ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Texas  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/tx/obitstx.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Texas  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5112&cj=1&o_xid=0001029688&o_lid=0001029688 Texas Land Title Abstracts] ~ Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5112&cj=1&o_xid=0001029688&o_lid=0001029688 Texas Land Title Abstracts] ~ Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
  
==== Taxation ====
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/1890/1890Tax.htm ASSESSMENT&nbsp; ROLL OF AUSTIN COUNTY, TEXAS FOR THE YEAR 1890]~Austin County, TXGenWeb
 
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/1890/1890Tax.htm ASSESSMENT&nbsp; ROLL OF AUSTIN COUNTY, TEXAS FOR THE YEAR 1890]~Austin County, TXGenWeb
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/Births/Birth_Index.htm Birth Records of Austin County, Texas 1867-1930]~Complete list of Birth Records of Austin County, Texas~Austin County, TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/EarlyMarriages/Early.htm Early Marriages of Austin County, Texas 1824-1920] ~Complete Index~Austin County, TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/Births/Birth_Index.htm Birth Records of Austin County, Texas 1867-1930]~Complete list of Birth Records of Austin County, Texas~Austin County, TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/LateMarriages/Late.htm Austin County Marriages 1921-1974] ~ Complete Index ~ Austin County, TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/EarlyMarriages/Early.htm Early Marriages of Austin County, Texas 1824-1920] ~Complete Index~Austin County, TXGenWeb  
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*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/LateMarriages/Late.htm Austin County Marriages 1921-1974] ~ Complete Index ~ Austin County, TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
 
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
 
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>Name index and images of 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.  
 
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>Name index and images of 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.  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
Bellville Public Library<br>12 W Palm St<br>Bellville, TX 77418<br>Phone: (979) 865-3731<br>[http://bellvillelibrary.org/ Website]
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Bellville Public Library<br>12 W Palm St<br>Bellville, TX 77418<br>Phone: (979) 865-3731<br>[http://bellvillelibrary.org/ Website]  
  
<br>Virgil &amp; Josephine Gordon Memorial Library<br>917 N Circle Dr<br>Sealy, TX 77474<br>Phone: (979) 885-7469<br>[http://www.vjgordonmemoriallibrary.org/ Website]
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<br>Virgil &amp; Josephine Gordon Memorial Library<br>917 N Circle Dr<br>Sealy, TX 77474<br>Phone: (979) 885-7469<br>[http://www.vjgordonmemoriallibrary.org/ Website]  
  
<br>Austin County Library System<br>6730 Railroad St<br>Wallis, TX 77485<br>Phone: (979) 478-6813<br>[http://www.knoxmemoriallibrary.org/ Website]
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<br>Austin County Library System<br>6730 Railroad St<br>Wallis, TX 77485<br>Phone: (979) 478-6813<br>[http://www.knoxmemoriallibrary.org/ Website]  
 
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Family HIstory Center
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Family HIstory Center  
  
Austin Texas <br>1000 E Rutherford Ln<br>Austin, Travis, Texas, United States<br>Phone: 512-837-3626<br>Hours: M,T,Th &amp; Sat 10am-1pm; W 9am-3pm, &amp; 6pm-8:30pm<br>Closed: all major holidays <br><br>Family History Center
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Austin Texas <br>1000 E Rutherford Ln<br>Austin, Travis, Texas, United States<br>Phone: 512-837-3626<br>Hours: M,T,Th &amp; Sat 10am-1pm; W 9am-3pm, &amp; 6pm-8:30pm<br>Closed: all major holidays <br><br>Family History Center  
  
Austin Texas Oak Hills <br>5201 Convict Hill Rd<br>Austin, Travis, Texas, United States<br>Phone: 512-892-6483<br>Hours: Tues, Wed, Sat,10am-2pm; Wed. 6pm-9pm<br>Closed: Closed July 4th Weekend, Thanksgiving Week, Christmas Holidays - December 20 through January 1, 2011 <br><br><br>
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Austin Texas Oak Hills <br>5201 Convict Hill Rd<br>Austin, Travis, Texas, United States<br>Phone: 512-892-6483<br>Hours: Tues, Wed, Sat,10am-2pm; Wed. 6pm-9pm<br>Closed: Closed July 4th Weekend, Thanksgiving Week, Christmas Holidays - December 20 through January 1, 2011 <br><br><br>  
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/tx.htm Cyndi's List ~ Texas]
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/tx.htm Cyndi's List ~ Texas]
  
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Austin County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Austin County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 17, 1836
County Seat Bellville
Courthouse

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1836--Austin County was created 17 March 1836 from Old Mexican Municipality. County seat:  Bellville  [1]

The county was named for Stephen F. Austin, founder of the Anglo-American colony that eventually became Texas

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Towns and Cities: Bellville | Cat Springs | Industry | New Ulm | San Felipe | Sealy | Wallis | Welcome

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Historical Maps  ~  From the Republic to the Turn of the Century  ~  Hidden Ancestors Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

  • Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Fallen Heroes  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Veterans of Austin County, Texas An internet memorial for the patriotic citizens of Austin County, Texas~Austin County, TXGenWeb

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Bellville Public Library
12 W Palm St
Bellville, TX 77418
Phone: (979) 865-3731
Website


Virgil & Josephine Gordon Memorial Library
917 N Circle Dr
Sealy, TX 77474
Phone: (979) 885-7469
Website


Austin County Library System
6730 Railroad St
Wallis, TX 77485
Phone: (979) 478-6813
Website



Family HIstory Center

Austin Texas
1000 E Rutherford Ln
Austin, Travis, Texas, United States
Phone: 512-837-3626
Hours: M,T,Th & Sat 10am-1pm; W 9am-3pm, & 6pm-8:30pm
Closed: all major holidays

Family History Center

Austin Texas Oak Hills
5201 Convict Hill Rd
Austin, Travis, Texas, United States
Phone: 512-892-6483
Hours: Tues, Wed, Sat,10am-2pm; Wed. 6pm-9pm
Closed: Closed July 4th Weekend, Thanksgiving Week, Christmas Holidays - December 20 through January 1, 2011


Web Sites




References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).