Texas, Coleman County Records (FamilySearch Historical Collection)

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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Coleman, Texas, United States
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Location of Coleman County, Texas
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Record Description
Record Type County Records
Collection years 1849-2008
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What is in the Collection?

The collection consists of records from Coleman County, Texas. At this time only deed records are available. This collection is being published as images become available. This Collection will include records from 1849 to 2008.

After the county's creation, a county land office was formed. Land transactions among private owners were then recorded by the registrar of deeds in the county office.

To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Texas, Coleman County Records, 1849-2008.

What Can these Records Tell Me?

The Texas, Coleman County, Land Records may contain the following information:

  • Names of interested parties
  • Date of transaction
  • Legal description of the property
  • Monies exchanged
  • Details of the transaction
  • Names of witnesses

Collection Content

Sample Image


How Do I Search the Collection?

To begin your search it is helpful to know:

  • The names of interested parties.
  • The approximate date of the transaction.
  • The location of the property.

Compare the information on the image to what you already know about your ancestor to determine if it is the correct family or person. You may need to compare several images before you find your ancestor.

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page then:<br ⇒Select the "Record Category"
⇒Select the "Record Type, Volume, and Year Range"


For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks.

What Do I Do Next?

Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members.

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

  • Use the age to calculate the birth date to find other records such as birth, christening, marriage, census, and death records.
  • Use the probate date as a substitute death date.
  • Use the name of the undertaker, mortuary, or cemetery to find funeral and cemetery records.
  • Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
  • Use the occupations to find employment or military records.
  • Use the information to find additional family members.
  • Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family.
  • Church Records often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.

I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking for, What Now?

  • Try viewing the original record to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records.
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality in an area search.
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images.
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.
  • Search the indexes and records of Texas, United States Genealogy.
  • Search in the Texas Archives and Libraries.

Citing this Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.  

Collection Citation:

"Texas, Coleman County Records, 1849-2008." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing County Clerk Office, Coleman.

Image Citation:

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Texas, Coleman County Records, 1849-2008.

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