Travis County, Texas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.co.travis.tx.us/ Travis County Courthouse] <br>100 Guadalupe Street #222<br> PO Box 1748<br> Austin, Texas 78767<br> Phone: 512.473.9188<br><br> County Clerk has birth and death records<br> from 1903, marriage, probate, court and<br> land records from 1840<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Travis County, Texas. Page 675 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.co.travis.tx.us/ Travis County Courthouse] <br>100 Guadalupe Street #222<br> PO Box 1748<br> Austin, Texas 78767<br> Phone: 512.473.9188<br><br> County Clerk has birth and death records<br> from 1903, marriage, probate, court and<br> land records from 1840<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Travis County, Texas. Page 675 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://austintxgensoc.org/cemeteries/ Travis County Cemetery Project] ~ &nbsp;Austin Genealogical Society
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*[http://austintxgensoc.org/cemeteries/ Travis County Cemetery Project] ~ &nbsp;Austin Genealogical Society  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/tx/travis/cemeteries.htm Cemeteries of Travis County] ~ USGenWeb Archives Project, transcriptions and photos  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/tx/travis/cemeteries.htm Cemeteries of Travis County] ~ USGenWeb Archives Project, transcriptions and photos  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2746 FindAGrave ]&nbsp;~ &nbsp;Transcriptions and partial transcriptions for Travis County cemeteries &nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=46&CScnty=2746 FindAGrave ]&nbsp;~ &nbsp;Transcriptions and partial transcriptions for Travis County cemeteries &nbsp;  
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
[http://austintxgensoc.org/records/baptisms-and-burials-of-st-davids-episcopal-church-austin-texas/ Baptisms of the First Southern Presbyterian Church, Austin, Texas 1875-1893]&nbsp; - &nbsp;Austin Genealogical Society<br>[http://austintxgensoc.org/records/baptisms-and-burials-of-st-davids-episcopal-church-austin-texas/ Baptisms and Burials for St. David’s Episcopal Church, Austin, Texas: Parish Register 1859-1866]&nbsp; - &nbsp;Austin Genealogical Society
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[http://austintxgensoc.org/records/baptisms-and-burials-of-st-davids-episcopal-church-austin-texas/ Baptisms of the First Southern Presbyterian Church, Austin, Texas 1875-1893]&nbsp; - &nbsp;Austin Genealogical Society<br>[http://austintxgensoc.org/records/baptisms-and-burials-of-st-davids-episcopal-church-austin-texas/ Baptisms and Burials for St. David’s Episcopal Church, Austin, Texas: Parish Register 1859-1866]&nbsp; - &nbsp;Austin Genealogical Society  
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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*Austin Texas Oak Hills Stake
 
*Austin Texas Oak Hills Stake
  
==== Census ====
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==== Census ====
  
[http://austintxgensoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/1850TXcen.txt 1850 Texas Census Records]&nbsp; - &nbsp;Austin Genealogical Society<br>[http://austintxgensoc.org/1860-travis-county-mortality-schedule/ 1860 Travis County Mortality Schedule]&nbsp;&nbsp; - Austin Genealogical Society<br>[http://austintxgensoc.org/records/1870-travis-county-mortality-schedule/ 1870 Travis County Mortality Schedule]&nbsp;&nbsp; - Austin Genealogical Society<br>[http://austintxgensoc.org/records/1873-voter-registration-list/ 1873 Voter Registration List]&nbsp;&nbsp;- Austin Genealogical Society<br>[http://austintxgensoc.org/records/1875-austin-census/ 1875 Austin Census]&nbsp;&nbsp;- Austin Genealogical Society<br>[http://austintxgensoc.org/records/1892-voter-registration-list/ 1892 Voter Registration List]&nbsp;&nbsp;- Austin Genealogical Society
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[http://austintxgensoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/1850TXcen.txt 1850 Texas Census Records]&nbsp; - &nbsp;Austin Genealogical Society<br>[http://austintxgensoc.org/1860-travis-county-mortality-schedule/ 1860 Travis County Mortality Schedule]&nbsp;&nbsp; - Austin Genealogical Society<br>[http://austintxgensoc.org/records/1870-travis-county-mortality-schedule/ 1870 Travis County Mortality Schedule]&nbsp;&nbsp; - Austin Genealogical Society<br>[http://austintxgensoc.org/records/1873-voter-registration-list/ 1873 Voter Registration List]&nbsp;&nbsp;- Austin Genealogical Society<br>[http://austintxgensoc.org/records/1875-austin-census/ 1875 Austin Census]&nbsp;&nbsp;- Austin Genealogical Society<br>[http://austintxgensoc.org/records/1892-voter-registration-list/ 1892 Voter Registration List]&nbsp;&nbsp;- Austin Genealogical Society  
  
 
==== City Directories<br>  ====
 
==== City Directories<br>  ====
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/travis/land/travis.txt Original Land Owners of Texas - Travis County] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/travis/land/travis.txt Original Land Owners of Texas - Travis County] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://lib.utexas.edu/maps/austin_maps.html Austin, Texas Maps] from the Perry-Castenada Library Map collection.  
 
*[http://lib.utexas.edu/maps/austin_maps.html Austin, Texas Maps] from the Perry-Castenada Library Map collection.  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site  
*[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/TX/County/travis.htm 1895 US Atlas]&nbsp; ~ &nbsp;TXGenWeb Travis County
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*[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/TX/County/travis.htm 1895 US Atlas]&nbsp; ~ &nbsp;TXGenWeb Travis County  
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~shastaca/maps/TX/TX9map.html 1914 Counties Map] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;Rootsweb
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~shastaca/maps/TX/TX9map.html 1914 Counties Map] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;Rootsweb
  
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*[http://theoldentimes.com/oldtexas_main.html The Olden Times]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Historic Texas News Online
 
*[http://theoldentimes.com/oldtexas_main.html The Olden Times]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Historic Texas News Online
  
 
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==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
  
[http://austintxgensoc.org/records/travis-county-obituaries/ Travis County Obituaries] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;Austin Genealogical Society
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[http://austintxgensoc.org/records/travis-county-obituaries/ Travis County Obituaries] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;Austin Genealogical Society  
  
[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/travis/travtoc.htm Travis County Obituaries] ~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project &nbsp;(limited list)
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/travis/travtoc.htm Travis County Obituaries] ~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project &nbsp;(limited list)  
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====

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Founded January 25, 1840
County Seat Austin
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Contents

County Courthouse

Travis County Courthouse
100 Guadalupe Street #222
PO Box 1748
Austin, Texas 78767
Phone: 512.473.9188

County Clerk has birth and death records
from 1903, marriage, probate, court and
land records from 1840[1]

History

Parent County

1840--Travis County was created 25 January 1840 from Bastrop County. County seat: Austin [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Texas Disasters

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Baptisms of the First Southern Presbyterian Church, Austin, Texas 1875-1893  -  Austin Genealogical Society
Baptisms and Burials for St. David’s Episcopal Church, Austin, Texas: Parish Register 1859-1866  -  Austin Genealogical Society

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Austin
  • Austin Texas Oak Hills Stake

Census

1850 Texas Census Records  -  Austin Genealogical Society
1860 Travis County Mortality Schedule   - Austin Genealogical Society
1870 Travis County Mortality Schedule   - Austin Genealogical Society
1873 Voter Registration List  - Austin Genealogical Society
1875 Austin Census  - Austin Genealogical Society
1892 Voter Registration List  - Austin Genealogical Society

City Directories

Austin City Directories, digital books online from The Portal to Texas History:

1872-1873 | 1877-1878 | 1881-1882 | 1885-1886 | 1889-1890 | 1893-1894 | 1897-1898 | 1900-1901 | 1906-1907 | 1912-1913 | 1918 | 1922

Court

Texas Naturalization Records  1906-1999   ~  FamilySearch record collection

Land

Original Land Owners of Texas - Travis County  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers


Obituaries

Travis County Obituaries  ~  Austin Genealogical Society

Travis County Obituaries ~  USGenWeb Archives Project  (limited list)

Probate

Taxation

Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910  ~  FamilySearch records collection

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths
Divorce

Events

Roots, Boots, & Brisket - Annual family history conference co-sponsered by the Austin Texas Oak Hills Stake

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Travis County, Texas. Page 675 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).