Trinity County, Texas Genealogy
|Trinity County, Texas|
Location of Texas in the U.S.
|Founded||February 11, 1850|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Trinity County; PO Box 456; Groveton, TX 75845; Ph. 936.642.1208 Details: (Courthouse burned 1876; some deeds refiled) (Co Clk has b rec from 1911, d rec from 1919, m & land rec from 1876, div rec from 1920, pro & ct rec; Co Judge has school rec)
The first Anglo-American settler arrived in 1844.
1872,1876--Courthouses and most county records were destroyed by fire in December 1872 and February 1876.
Places / Localities
Apple Springs | Barnes | Glendale | Groveton | Nigton | Nogalus Prairie | Pennington | Trinity | Woodlake
- Trinity County Cemeteries ~ 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.
- 1860 Trinity County Census Images ~ TXGenWeb Archives Project
- 1900 Federal Census Trinity County ~ TXGenWeb Archives Project
- Trinity County Churches ~ TXGenWeb
- Texas Christian Church Directory ~ ChurchAngel
- Catholic Parishes in Texas
- Trinity County Beginnings, 1986, edited by Patricia B. and Joseph W. Hensley for theTrinity County Book Committee.
- A History of Trinity, 1984, by the Trinity Historical Society.
- A History Of Trinity County Texas, 1827 to 1928, 1966, by Flora Gatlin Bowles. Read the book online from The Portal to Texas History.
- Trinity County Historical Landmarks ~ TXGenWeb
- Trinity County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.
- Trinity County Maps
- Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
- 1914 Map of Angelina, Gregg, Harrison, Cherokee, Houston, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith & Trinity at www.rootsweb.com
- Trinity County Military Resources ~ 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
- East Texas News
- Home Town News - Texas Newspaper Index with links
- Newslink - Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)
- The Olden Times - Historic Texas News Online
- Trinity County Obituaries ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- 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
- Trinity County Probate Record Books ~ TXGenWeb Archives Project
- Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records ~ Ancestry.com (subscription)
- Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 United States World War II Draft Records 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.
- Texas Marriage Records 1966 - 2005 ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Texas Divorce Records 1968 - 2005 ~ Hidden Ancestors
- USGenWeb Census Project ~ Texas 1850 - 1930
Societies and Libraries
Blanche K Werner Public Library
203 Prospect Dr
Trinity, TX 75862
Phone: (936) 594-2087
Society Hill ~ Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
Family History Centers
- Trinity County Archives ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Trinity County ~ TXGenWeb
- TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this 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.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).