Tarrant County, Texas Genealogy
Guide to Tarrant County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Tarrant County, Texas|
Location in the state of Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
|Founded||December 20, 1849|
|County Seat||Fort Worth|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Tarrant County Courthouse
100 W Weatherford Rm 130
Fort Worth, TX 76196
County Clerk has birth, marriage, land and probate records from 1876
and death records from 1903; District Clerk has divorce and court records
1860 census missing
Places / Localities
- Johnson Station Cemetery Alphabetical listing with grave marker photos
- Tarrant County DAR Burial Index ~ TXGenWeb
- Tarrant County Cemeteries ~ indexes, maps, transcriptions ~ TXGenWeb
- Tombstone Transcription Project ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb
- Texas Historic Cemeteries ~ Partial indexes to historic cemeteries
- African American Cemeteries Online ~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries
- Texas Escapes Listing of Texas cemeteries with transcriptions and lots of pictures.
- Crowley Cemetery, Crowley
- Emerald Hills Cemetery, Kennedale
- Everman Cemetery, Fort Worth
- Hawkins Cemetery, Arlington
- Hudson Cemetery, Mansfield
- Laurel Land Memorial Park, Fort Worth
- Oak Grove Cemetery, Rendon
- Skyvue Cemetery, Rendon
- Tate Cemetery, Arlington
- Walnut Creek Cemetery, Rendon
- White Cemetery, Fort Worth
- 1850 Census of Tarrant County ~ TXGenWeb
- 1880 Tarrant County Mortality Schedules ~ TXGenWeb
- USGenWeb Census Project ~ Texas 1850 - 1930
- Tarrant County Bibliography ~ TXGenWeb
- Texas Museums ~ List of all museums in Texas ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Historical Maps ~ From the Republic to the Turn of the Century ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
- Muster Roll of the Tarrant County Hussars Mounted Infantry C.S.A., Tarrant County, Texas ~ TXGenWeb
- Civil War Veteran's of Tarrant County ~ TXGenWeb
- Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Fallen Heroes ~ Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Home Town News - Texas Newspaper Index with links
- Newslink - Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)
- The Olden Times - Historic Texas News Online
- Tarrant County Obituaries ~ TXGenWeb
- Obituary Resources ~ Links to research and locate obituaries ~ Hidden Ancestors
- USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project ~ Texas
- Afrigeneas ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
- Obituary Depot ~ Texas Newspaper Citations
- Obituary Project ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Obituary Daily Times ~ Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
- Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records ~ Ancestry.com (subscription)
- Texas Marriage Records 1966 - 2005 ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Texas Divorce Records 1968 - 2005 ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 (FamilySearch) - The name index was created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903 and in many counties prior to 1910. Fold3.com also has Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 ($) available online.
- Texas Death Index, 1964-1998 (FamilySearch) - Index to Texas statewide death certificates covering 4 million deaths since 1964.
Societies and Libraries
- Tarrant County Public Library Addresses and URLs
- Society Hill ~ Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
Family History Centers
- Introduction to LDS Family History Centers
- Arlington Texas Family History Center
- Azle Texas Family History Center
- Fort Worth Texas Family History Center
- Hurst Texas Family History Center
- Tarrant County Archives ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Tarrant County TXGenWeb
- TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.
- Hidden Ancestors Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
- USGenWeb Texas Archives Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tarrant County, Texas. Page 674 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).