Robertson County, Texas

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Guide to '''Robertson County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
===== Marti Brown, County Coordinator  =====
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.robertson.tx.us/ips/cms Robertson County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 1029<br> Franklin, TX 77856<br> Phone: 979.828.4130<br>&nbsp;<br>County&nbsp;Clerk has birth and death&nbsp;records from 1903, <br>marriage and probate records from 1837 and land records; <br>District Clerk has divorce and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Robertson County, Texas. Page 672 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=106669 Wheelock Cemetery, Bryan] BillionGraves
  
 
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*[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://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/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.
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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.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
== Web Sites  ==
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[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Robertson-County-Carnegie-Library/176088419070797 Robertson County Carnegie Library]
  
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.
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The library has been renovated and is in the process of building collections. They are a great source for what is available in the community.  
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== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193877&subject_disp=Texas%2C+Robertson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.txgenweb7.org/txrobertson/ Robertson County TXGenWeb site].&nbsp; index to lots of information on the history of the people and county.  
*[http://www.txgenweb7.org/txrobertson/ TxGenWeb ].&nbsp; Robertson County has index to lots of information on the history of the people and county.
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Contents

County Courthouse

Robertson County Courthouse
PO Box 1029
Franklin, TX 77856
Phone: 979.828.4130
 
County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage and probate records from 1837 and land records;
District Clerk has divorce and court records[1]

History

In 1825 the county was included in the Robertson Colony.

Parent County

1837--Robertson County was created 14 December 1837 from Milam County. County seat: Franklin [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Wheelock Cemetery, Bryan BillionGraves

Church

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 Family History Library Catalog lists microfilm copies of deeds, trust deeds, and mortgages of many counties.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Robertson 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

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site

Military

Newspapers

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

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

  • Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
  • Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]
    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.

Societies and Libraries

Robertson County Carnegie Library

The library has been renovated and is in the process of building collections. They are a great source for what is available in the community.

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Robertson County, Texas. Page 672 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).