Texas county records at the texas state library and

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Texas County Records at the Texas State Library and Archives

Commission

Archives and Information Services Second Saturday Workshop Series

October 12, 2019

What this session covers

? County Records on Microfilm. ? Regional Historical Resource Depository

System (RHRD). ? Other resources for Texas county and local

records.

About Texas county and local records

? Not centralized. ? Some records at TSLAC, some at RHRDs,

others still with the county. ? Every county office differs in how they have or

have not maintained older records.

County Records on Microfilm

? Previous partner program to microfilm county records by Genealogical Society of Utah.

? Not all counties, not all records were filmed. ? Original records remained with county offices. ? Microfilmed records housed at RHRDs. ? Microfilm available in-person at RHRD for that

county or through interlibrary loan (ILL).

Common types of

Texas county and local records

? Deeds and deeds of trusts.

? Birth, death and marriage records.

? Tax records, delinquent tax rolls.

? Bonds.

? Tax assessor abstract books, property assessment records.

? Land abstracts.

? Chattel mortgages.

? Civil and criminal dockets and case files.

? Probate dockets and case files.

? Inquest records.

? Scholastic census and other old school records.

? Poll tax records.

? Voter registration records.

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