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Guide to Guadalupe County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Founded March 30, 1846
County Seat Seguin
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County Courthouse

Guadalupe County Courthouse
PO Box 951;
Seguin, TX 78155-0951
Phone: 830.379.4188

County Clerk has birth, death and burial records from 1935,
marriage and probate records from 1838, court and land
records; Distric Clerk has divorce records[1]

History

Parent County

1846--Guadalupe County was created 30 March 1846 from Bexar and Gonzales Counties. County seat: Sequin [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Guadalupe County border changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cibolo
Geronimo
Kingsbury
Marion
McQueeney
New Berlin
New Braunfels
Northcliff
Redwood
Santa Clara
Schertz
Seguin
Staples
Zuehl

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church


Census

Court

Land

Land Survey Abstract Indicies  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Guadalupe County, Texas. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Texas 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

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Guadalupe County, Texas newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Probate

Probate records of Texas have been kept by the probate clerk in each county courthouse. You can obtain copies of the records from the clerk's office. In most counties, all information pertaining to a probate case is recorded in the "probate minutes."

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their places of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records.

See the Wiki page Texas Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Taxation

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. United States Vital Records has additional research guidance on researching and using vital records. See Texas Vital Records for more information about Vital records in Texas or How to order Texas Vital Records

A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health, the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred or ordered electronically online


Societies and Libraries

Schertz Public Library
608 Schertz Pkwy
Schertz, TX 78154
Phone: (210) 619-1700
Website


Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library
707 E College St
Seguin, TX 78155
Phone: (830) 401-2422
Website


Marion Community Library
500 Bulldog Dr
Marion, TX 78124
Phone: (830) 914-2371
Website

Family History Centers


Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Guadalupe County, Texas. Page 665 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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