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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas Counties M|Counties M]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Milam County'' <br>  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas Genealogy|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Texas Counties M|Counties M]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Milam County'' <br>  
  
Guide to '''Milam County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Milam County Texas ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
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<br>{{Infobox U.S. County
 
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[http://www.milamcounty.net/index.html Milam County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 191<br> Cameron, Texas 76520-4216<br>Phone: 254.697.6596<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,<br> marriage records from 1873, probate, court and land<br> records, school census records 1909-1970 and<br> military discharge records from 1919<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Milam County, Texas. Page 670 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
[http://www.milamcounty.net/index.html Milam County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 191<br> Cameron, Texas 76520-4216<br>Phone: 254.697.6596<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,<br> marriage records from 1873, probate, court and land<br> records, school census records 1909-1970 and<br> military discharge records from 1919<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Milam County, Texas. Page 670 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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'''County Clerk'''
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107 W. Main<br>Cameron 76520<br>Phone: 254-697-7049<br>Fax: 254-697-7055
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'''District Clerk'''
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102 South Fannin Ste. 5<br>Cameron 76520<br>Phone: 254-697-7052<br>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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*[http://www.texasalmanac.com/topics/government/milam-county Milam County] Texas Almanac  
 
*[http://www.texasalmanac.com/topics/government/milam-county Milam County] Texas Almanac  
 
*[http://lksfriday.com/MILAM/milam-020.htm Milam County Communities] Milam County Genealogical Society
 
*[http://lksfriday.com/MILAM/milam-020.htm Milam County Communities] Milam County Genealogical Society
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'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''
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*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Milam, Cameron|place|disp=Cameron}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Milam, Gause|place|disp=Gause}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Milam, Hoyte|place|disp=Hoyte}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Milam, Milano|place|disp=Milano}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Milam, Rockdale|place|disp=Rockdale}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Texas, Milam, Sandy Creek|place|disp=Sandy Creek}}
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Ghost Towns  ====
 
==== Ghost Towns  ====
  
Texas Escapes Online Magazine | [http://www.texasescapes.com/TexasGhostTowns/BigLumpTexas.htm Big Lump] | [http://www.texasescapes.com/CentralTexasTownsSouth/Bryant-Station-Texas.htm Bryant Station] | [http://www.texasescapes.com/CentralTexasTownsSouth/Nashville-Texas.htm Nashville] | [http://www.texasescapes.com/CentralTexasTownsSouth/Sipe-Springs-Texas.htm Sipe Springs]  
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*Texas Escapes Online Magazine | [http://www.texasescapes.com/TexasGhostTowns/BigLumpTexas.htm Big Lump] | [http://www.texasescapes.com/CentralTexasTownsSouth/Bryant-Station-Texas.htm Bryant Station] | [http://www.texasescapes.com/CentralTexasTownsSouth/Nashville-Texas.htm Nashville] | [http://www.texasescapes.com/CentralTexasTownsSouth/Sipe-Springs-Texas.htm Sipe Springs]
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Bell County, Texas|Bell]] | [[Burleson County, Texas|Burleson]] | [[Falls County, Texas|Falls]] | [[Lee County, Texas|Lee]] | [[Robertson County, Texas|Robertson]] | [[Williamson County, Texas|Williamson]]  
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[[Bell County, Texas Genealogy|Bell]] {{•}} [[Burleson County, Texas Genealogy|Burleson]] {{•}} [[Falls County, Texas Genealogy|Falls]] {{•}} [[Lee County, Texas Genealogy|Lee]] {{•}} [[Robertson County, Texas Genealogy|Robertson]] {{•}} [[Williamson County, Texas Genealogy|Williamson]]  
 
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== African American  ====
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1989155 Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1870](images) - FamilySearch<br>
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.
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| width="31%" bgcolor="#ffff99" align="center" | '''Online Grave Transcripts'''
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| width="31%" bgcolor="#dbbff7" align="center" | '''Published Grave Transcripts'''
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| bgcolor="#dbeadc" align="center" | '''County Cemetery Directories'''
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[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2685 Findagrave.com]
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[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2685 Findagrave.com ]
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[http://www.interment.net/us/tx/index.htm Interment.net]
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| bgcolor="#eddffb" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3ACemeteries+Texas+Milam+County.&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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[http://www.namesinstone.com/CemeteryList.aspx Names in Stone]
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[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/texas.html USGenWeb]
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[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/index.php#cemetery=undefined&action=search_cemetery Billion Graves ]
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[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/index.php#cemetery Billion Graves]
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[http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/Etx/Milam/ListMilam.html Cemeteries of Texas]<br>
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===== Additional Cemetery Sources  =====
  
 
*[http://lksfriday.com/MILAM/milam-007.htm Milam County Cemeteries] Milam County Genealogical Society - complete list of cemeteries with directions  
 
*[http://lksfriday.com/MILAM/milam-007.htm Milam County Cemeteries] Milam County Genealogical Society - complete list of cemeteries with directions  
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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{{US Census population
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|1850= 2907
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|1860= 5175
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|1870= 8984
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|1880= 18659
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|1890= 24773
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|1900= 39666
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|1910= 36780
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|1920= 38104
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|1930= 37915
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|1940= 33120
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|1950= 23585
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|1960= 22263
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|1970= 20028
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|1980= 22732
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|1990= 22946
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|2000= 24238
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|2010= 24757
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*[http://lksfriday.com/MILAM/milam-278.htm Milam County Census Records] Milam County Genealogical Society  
 
*[http://lksfriday.com/MILAM/milam-278.htm Milam County Census Records] Milam County Genealogical Society  
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==== Churches  ====
 
==== Churches  ====
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{{TX Church Intro}}
  
 
*[http://www.lksfriday.com/MILAM/milam-750.htm Milam County Churches] Milam County Genealogical Society
 
*[http://www.lksfriday.com/MILAM/milam-750.htm Milam County Churches] Milam County Genealogical Society
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===== Lutheran  =====
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*Records of the American Lutheran Church, Pettibone, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
[http://www.txgenweb4.org/txmilam/court.html Voter Registration&nbsp; 1867-1869]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
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*[http://www.txgenweb4.org/txmilam/court.html Voter Registration&nbsp; 1867-1869]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
[http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/tx/milam/land/milam.txt Land Survey Abstract Indices Original Land Owners of Texas]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
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{{TX Land}}
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*[http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/tx/milam/land/milam.txt Land Survey Abstract Indices Original Land Owners of Texas]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp; TXGenWeb
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{TX County Histories}}
  
 
*[http://www.rhsclassof1965.com/1936_lair_01.html#1936-06 History of Milam County] 1936 Lair Yearbook of Rockdale High School  
 
*[http://www.rhsclassof1965.com/1936_lair_01.html#1936-06 History of Milam County] 1936 Lair Yearbook of Rockdale High School  
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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[[Image:Txmilam.jpg|600px|Txmilam.jpg]]
  
 
*[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/TX/County/milam.htm Milam County Map] 1895 US Atlas  
 
*[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/TX/County/milam.htm Milam County Map] 1895 US Atlas  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
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*1838 - 1900 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2059 Texas Muster Roll Index Cards 1838-1900] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*1845 - 1848 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2058 US American Volunteer Soldiers Mexican War 1845-1848] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1932381 Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers],&nbsp; 1861-1865 - FamilySearch<br>
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1932425 Texas, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers], 1861-1865 - FamilySearch<br>
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*[https://www.tsl.texas.gov/apps/arc/pensions/ Confederate Pension Applications] ~ Texas State Library and Archives Commission
 
*[http://lksfriday.com/MILAM/milam-275.htm Milam County Military Records] Milam County Genealogical Society  
 
*[http://lksfriday.com/MILAM/milam-275.htm Milam County Military Records] Milam County Genealogical Society  
 
*[http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/arc/pensions/index.php?formType=name&searchType=beginLike&lastName=&firstName=&county=Milam&number=&sortorder=alpha&dosearch=Search+Now Milam County Confederate Pension Applications] Texas State Library &amp; Archives  
 
*[http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/arc/pensions/index.php?formType=name&searchType=beginLike&lastName=&firstName=&county=Milam&number=&sortorder=alpha&dosearch=Search+Now Milam County Confederate Pension Applications] Texas State Library &amp; Archives  
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{TX Newspaper Abstracts|Milam}}
  
 
*[http://lksfriday.com/MILAM/milam-220.htm Milam County, Texas Newspapers] Milam County Genealogical Society
 
*[http://lksfriday.com/MILAM/milam-220.htm Milam County, Texas Newspapers] Milam County Genealogical Society
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{TX Probate Intro}}
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1800 – 2000''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2115 Texas Wills and Probate Records 1800-2000] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1800 – 1990''' {{RecordSearch|2016287|Texas Probate Records 1800-1990}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{TX Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{TX Vital Intro}}
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===== Birth  =====
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''Online Birth Indexes and Records''
  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1803956 Texas Birth Certificates 1903-1934] Family Search  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1803956 Texas Birth Certificates 1903-1934] Family Search  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1681015 Texas Births and Christenings 1840-1981] Family Search  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1681015 Texas Births and Christenings 1840-1981] Family Search
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] Family Search  
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''Original Birth Records on Microfilm''
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===== Marriage  =====
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''Online Marriage Indexes and Records''
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1681052 Texas Marriages 1837-1973] Family Search  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1803987 Texas County Marriage Records, 1837-1977] - FamilySearch.&nbsp;&nbsp;Index to a variety of marriage records (registers, licenses, intentions to marry, etc.) from select counties in Texas.''<br>''
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1681052 Texas, Marriages, 1837-1973&nbsp;]&nbsp; &nbsp;- &nbsp;FamilySearch record collection
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/2031191 Texas, Marriages, 1966-2010]&nbsp; &nbsp;- &nbsp;FamilySearch record collection
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*1814 - 1909 and 1966 - 2011 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8795 Texas Marriage Collection 1814-1909 and 1966-2011] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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''Original Marriage Records on Microfilm''
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===== Death  =====
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''Online Death Indexes and Records''
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1320964 Texas Deaths 1890-1976]Family Search  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1320964 Texas Deaths 1890-1976]Family Search  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1681049 Texas Deaths and Burials 1903-1973] Family Search  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1681049 Texas Deaths and Burials 1903-1973] Family Search  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1681052 Texas Marriages 1837-1973] Family Search
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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] Family Search  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1949337 ''Texas, Death Index, 1903-2000''] (index) - FamilySearch<br>
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*1977 - 1986 {{RecordSearch|1930157|Texas Deaths 1977-1986}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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''Original Death Records on Microfilm''
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/Texas/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968 - 2005]&nbsp; (index)&nbsp; -&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
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*1968-2010 {{RecordSearch|2038378|Texas Divorce Index 1968-2010}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*[http://lksfriday.com/MILAM/milam-002.htm Milam County Genealogical Society]<br>c/o Lucy Hill Patterson Library<br>201 Ackerman St.<br>Rockdale, TX 76567
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'''Milam County Genealogical Society'''<br>c/o Lucy Hill Patterson Library<br>201 Ackerman St.<br>Rockdale, TX 76567<br>[http://lksfriday.com/MILAM/milam-002.htm website]<br><br>
  
*[http://www.milamcountyhistoricalcommission.org Milam County Historical Commission]
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'''Cameron Public Library'''<br>304 E 3rd St<br>Cameron, TX 76520<br>Phone: (254) 697-2401<br><br>
  
*Cameron Public Library<br>304 E 3rd St<br>Cameron, TX 76520<br>Phone: (254) 697-2401
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'''Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library'''<br>201 Ackerman St<br>Rockdale, TX 76567<br>Phone: (512) 446-3410<br>[http://www.main.org/patlib/library.htm Website]<br>
  
*[http://www.main.org/patlib/library.htm Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library]<br>201 Ackerman St<br>Rockdale, TX 76567<br>Phone: (512) 446-3410
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*[http://www.milamcountyhistoricalcommission.org Milam County Historical Commission]
  
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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*[[Rockdale Texas Family History Center]]
 
*[[Rockdale Texas Family History Center]]
  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/milam/milamtoc.htm Milam County Archives] USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/milam/milamtoc.htm Milam County Archives] USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb4.org/txmilam/ Milam County] TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb4.org/txmilam/ Milam County] TXGenWeb  
*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Milam|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Milam|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.google.com/cse?cx=partner-pub-0742331745089669%3Atxukvextmav&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=milam+county&sa=Search Texas Escapes Online Magazine] Articles Specific to Milam County
 
*[http://www.google.com/cse?cx=partner-pub-0742331745089669%3Atxukvextmav&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=milam+county&sa=Search Texas Escapes Online Magazine] Articles Specific to Milam County
  
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Guide to Milam County Texas ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Milam County, Texas
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Location in the state of Texas
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Facts
Founded March 17, 1836
County Seat Cameron
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Milam County Courthouse
PO Box 191
Cameron, Texas 76520-4216
Phone: 254.697.6596

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage records from 1873, probate, court and land
records, school census records 1909-1970 and
military discharge records from 1919[1]

County Clerk

107 W. Main
Cameron 76520
Phone: 254-697-7049
Fax: 254-697-7055

District Clerk

102 South Fannin Ste. 5
Cameron 76520
Phone: 254-697-7052

History

In 1836 Milam County consituted one-sixth of the land in the territory in Texas.

Parent County

1836--Milam County was created on 17 March 1836 from the Old Mexican Municipality. County seat: Cameron [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1874--Courthouse and all county records were destroyed by fire in April 1874.

Places / Localities

Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog

Populated Places

Ghost Towns

Neighboring Counties

Bell  • Burleson  • Falls  • Lee  • Robertson  • Williamson

Coryell CountyBell CountyFalls CountyRobertson CountyMilam CountyBrazos CountyBurleson CountyWilliamson CountyTravis CountyLee CountyWashington CountyTX MILAM.JPG

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.

Online Grave Transcripts Published Grave Transcripts County Cemetery Directories

Findagrave.com

Family History Library

Findagrave.com

Interment.net

WorldCat

Names in Stone

USGenWeb


Billion Graves

Billion Graves


Cemeteries of Texas



Names in Stone



See Texas Cemeteries for more information.
Additional Cemetery Sources

Individual cemeteries:

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18502,907
18605,17578.0%
18708,98473.6%
188018,659107.7%
189024,77332.8%
190039,66660.1%
191036,780−7.3%
192038,1043.6%
193037,915−0.5%
194033,120−12.6%
195023,585−28.8%
196022,263−5.6%
197020,028−10.0%
198022,73213.5%
199022,9460.9%
200024,2385.6%
201024,7572.1%

Churches

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death/burial date and place. For general information about Texas denominations, view the Texas Church Records wiki page.


Lutheran
  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Pettibone, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court

Land

After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions, including deeds and mortgages, have been recorded by the county. You can obtain copies of these land records by writing to the county clerk at the county courthouse. For more information, see Texas Land and Property.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists microfilm copies of deeds, trust deeds, and mortgages of many counties.


Local Histories

Local histories are available for Milam County, Texas Genealogy. 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

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Military

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Milam County, Texas Genealogy 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.

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Texas tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties. For more information, see the wiki page Texas Taxation.

Texas County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910 lists FHL films with county tax lists. The lists vary by county and year. Most records are between the years of 1846 - 1910.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents.

Certified birth and death certificates or birth and death verifications can be ordered online or by mail at the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health. Copies can also be obtained from the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred and are often less expensive. You can also order them online through a third party company.

Marriages records can be obtained from the county the marriage occurred. Only marriage verifications can be obtained from the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health.

See Texas Vital Records for more information about Vital records in Texas.

Birth

Online Birth Indexes and Records

Original Birth Records on Microfilm

Marriage

Online Marriage Indexes and Records

Original Marriage Records on Microfilm

Death

Online Death Indexes and Records

Original Death Records on Microfilm

Divorce

Societies and Libraries

Milam County Genealogical Society
c/o Lucy Hill Patterson Library
201 Ackerman St.
Rockdale, TX 76567
website

Cameron Public Library
304 E 3rd St
Cameron, TX 76520
Phone: (254) 697-2401

Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library
201 Ackerman St
Rockdale, TX 76567
Phone: (512) 446-3410
Website

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.


Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Milam County, Texas. Page 670 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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