Austin County, Texas Genealogy

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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Austin County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/texas/tx-maps.html border changes].
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See an interactive map of Austin County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/texas/tx-maps.html border changes].  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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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  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/EarlyMarriages/Early.htm Early Marriages of Austin County, Texas 1824-1920] ~Complete Index~Austin County, TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb2.org/txaustin/LateMarriages/Late.htm Austin County Marriages 1921-1974] ~ Complete Index ~ Austin County, TXGenWeb  
 
*[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.  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [[Texas Death Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] 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.  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/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://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
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==== Family HIstory Centers  ====
 
==== Family HIstory Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Austin Texas Family History Center]]
 
*[[Austin Texas Family History Center]]
  
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>
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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>  
  
 
*[[Austin Texas Oak Hills Family History Center]]
 
*[[Austin Texas Oak Hills Family History Center]]
  
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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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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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

See an interactive map of Austin County border changes.

Record Loss

1960--The Austin County Courthouse, built in 1888, was destroyed by fire on April 5, 1960. Courthouse records were saved.[2]

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

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 Centers

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

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).
  2. GenDisasters.com - Bellville, TX Courthouse Fire, Apr 1960 http://www3.gendisasters.com/texas/10017/bellville-tx-courthouse-fire-apr-1960