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Early Texas Settlers, 1700s-1800s
1860 U.S. Federal Census Index: CA, ID, IA, KS, NE, NV, NM, TX, UT, WA
An Index to the 1867 Voters' Registration of Texas
Early Texas Settlers, 1700s-1800s
Texas Vital Records: Marriages 1824-1900
Texas Vital Records: Deaths 1968-1998 (U.S. Vital Records)
Search Ancestry's entire
Texas State Database.
Historic Fort Worth,
Texas A & M Class Rosters
I came across this while searching for
information on a student who would have attended A&M during the
1920's. I'm still looking, but I was so pleased to find this
database that I wanted to share it with y'all right away! Don't
worry that the earliest year listed is 1942: I found that I could
get results as far back as 1900.
Norwegian Society of Texas
A statewide organization founded on March 8, 1975 with the
objective "to enjoy, preserve and promote our Norwegian heritage".
As in the days of the Vikings, N. S. T. is governed by the Althing,
a state-wide body with elected representatives from the local
Online Archive of Terry's Texas Rangers
Sharing & preserving the history of the 8th Texas Cavalry Regiment, 1861-1865
Baylor Institute for Oral History
Oral history is an essential tool for any family historian! Baylor University in Waco, Texas offers a Workshop on the Web to help you learn more. They'll answer your questions: What is oral history? What ethical and legal considerations apply to oral history research? What equipment do I need? How do I conduct an interview? What can I do to preserve and share the interview once it is recorded? This is a truly valuable resource!
Texas Heritage Trails
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department: Remember Texas
Get the Official Guide to Texas State Historic Sites here. Also find information about statewide archaeological and pictograph sites, the Texas missions, the Civilian Conservation Corps, Texas dinosaurs and Dinosaur Valley, Living History and Military History, and history events across the great Lone Star State.
Arlington Heights Lodge #1184 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons
Established in 1921. Stop by their website and enjoy the photos of this beautiful landmark Fort Worth building. and some of its early members. They're our neighbors, only about one-half mile away!
Virtual Guidebook of Texas!
Eighty panoramic photos of West Texas. Let's hope the expand this one!
From our West Texas contributor, Michelle Doss, Miss Lissia's Plantation Bed & Breakfast
Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Illustrated
What a great job Susan Hawkins has done at the Fannin County GenWeb site! Thanks, too, to Alice Patton, Christine Haw and the Sherman Public Library! Scanned original pages and a complete index of names, with biographical sketches of Texans from around the state.
Texas Landmarks & Legacies
Corpus Christi Local History Databases:
Old photographs, ledgers, journals, scrapbooks, etc. For many years the library has also maintained an index to the obituaries published in the local newspapers. Nueces County.
I'm delighted to report that I discovered a
great-grandfather's biography in their online database! You'll find books,
databases and articles for tracing your family tree.
Descendants Historical Preservation
Learn more about the great
Texas hero, Col. Juan Seguin!
Log Cabin Village, Fort Worth
a Texas WebRing!
Museums in Texas
New FREE bordered background for web pages:
Confederate Pensions Search
Republic Claims Search
Texas Newspaper Extracts
features 1890's Texas
newspapers with genealogy data such as death notices, marriages, obituaries
and much more.
A super site that takes you to little Texas towns you
might not otherwise find! Really nice folks, too!
You know, that DQ guy!
(That's "Dairy Queen" for you foreigners.) Do you think he gets free shakes?
Wish I had a job like that!
Handbook of Texas
A wonderful Texas history resource -
Heads Up, Teachers!
History From the Texas Institute of Texan Cultures
this story about The Castle on the Medina!
Great Old Texas News
Ghost Town of Ben Ficklin, Texas
Co. Newspaper Extracts
County Genealogical Society
East Texas Genealogical Society