Texas Cemeteries

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*The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collection also contains tombstone inscriptions from many Texas cemeteries. This collection is described in the "[[Texas Genealogy|Genealogy]]" article in this Wiki.
 
*The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collection also contains tombstone inscriptions from many Texas cemeteries. This collection is described in the "[[Texas Genealogy|Genealogy]]" article in this Wiki.
  
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=== Online ===
  
[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave]  
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The following websites have cemetery listings for Texas State. [[Image:ArrowGreen.svg.png|left|20x20px|ArrowGreen.svg.png]] Sites may be incomplete. They may not list all cemeteries in a county and may not include all burials in a cemetery. <br><br>
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*Findagrave.com [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=29&GScnty=0&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Search for names] Enter at least a last name then click '''Search'''. Can narrow by first names or dates.
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**This site frequently has tombstone images
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**[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=29&GScnty=0&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n List of cemeteries] statewide for cemeteries in their database
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***You may need to narrow by county
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****Go to [http://www.findagrave.com/ Find A Grave Home page], click '''Search for a cemetery''', select the state (Texas ), then select from the '''county list''', and press '''Search'''.
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***Click on the number below '''Interments''' for a cemetery to access names. Click '''Records''' arrow to scroll through to the end.
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=70580 ''Web: Texas, Find A Grave Index, 1761-2012''] at Ancestry.com ($) State.
  
 
[http://www.interment.net/us/TX/index.htm Interment.net] Cemetery Transcriptions<br>  
 
[http://www.interment.net/us/TX/index.htm Interment.net] Cemetery Transcriptions<br>  

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*Two important collections of cemetery records are:
- Brinley, Lorine. Cemetery Records: A Texas and Louisiana Collection. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society, 1959. FHL book 976 A1 no. 3 and FHL film 908964 item 8 This contains card indexes.Transcripts for many cemetery are on films 206289-303. 
-Cemetery Records of Texas. Six Volumes. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society, 1956-63. FHL book 976.4 V3d and FHL films 897234-35
  • Lists of the cemeteries in each county that are included in the above collections are in Sharry Crofford-Gould, Texas Cemetery Inscriptions: A Source Index. San Antonio, Texas: Limited Editions, 1977. FHL book 976.4 A1 no. 56
  • Some of the earliest burials in Texas are recorded in Mrs. Malcolm B. Biggerstaff, Four Thousand Tombstone Inscriptions from Texas, 1745-1870: Along the Old San Antonio Road and the Trail of Austin's Colonists. Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Historical Society, 1952. FHL book 976.4 V3b
  • The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collection also contains tombstone inscriptions from many Texas cemeteries. This collection is described in the "Genealogy" article in this Wiki.

Online

The following websites have cemetery listings for Texas State.
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Sites may be incomplete. They may not list all cemeteries in a county and may not include all burials in a cemetery.

  • Findagrave.com Search for names Enter at least a last name then click Search. Can narrow by first names or dates.
    • This site frequently has tombstone images
    • List of cemeteries statewide for cemeteries in their database
      • You may need to narrow by county
        • Go to Find A Grave Home page, click Search for a cemetery, select the state (Texas ), then select from the county list, and press Search.
      • Click on the number below Interments for a cemetery to access names. Click Records arrow to scroll through to the end.

Interment.net Cemetery Transcriptions

Tea for 2 Headstone photos

Cemeteries-of-Texas Transcriptions and cemetery photos.

HistoricTexasCemeteries.com Maps, transcriptions, information and more, sorted by county

US Gen Web Archives

Texas Historic Cemeteries Cemetery information from the Texas Historical Commission.

Texas Cemetery Records (at Texas Genealogy), Cemetery inscriptions online organized by county and city

Cemeteries of The Diocese of Victoria and name search of many of the cemeteries (scroll to bottom of page)

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Texas, Bexar, San Antonio, Cemetery Records ( FamilySearch Historical Records)