Texas Genealogists

Our Texas genealogists research on location. They will find and analyze the best records available to further your family history research. They can search the various archives and libraries in Texas, including:

  • Texas State Library and Archives
    Published histories, vital record indexes, census records, and military records, and government records
  • Texas State Genealogical Society
    Genealogical and historical resources for Texas
  • Baylor University
    Rare and unique materials, including medieval manuscripts, early American tunebooks, papers of modern educators, manuscripts of contemporary composers, artist book collections, and extensive sheet music collection from 19th and 20th centuries
  • Center for American History, University of Texas
    Large collections repository for historic documents and photographs
  • Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research
    One of the top genealogy research libraries in the U.S.; contains international research materials for all 50 states and many foreign countries, consisting of 100,000 books, 3000 periodicals, 70,000 reels of microfilm, and numerous electronic databases
  • Dallas Public Central Library
    One of the largest genealogy collections in the South, includes 112,000 volumes, 65,00 microfilms, 90,000 microfiche, and over 700 maps; provides state and county marriages, probates, deeds, tax abstracts
  • Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
    Provides history of the Alamo and Texas and the lives of those who experienced life in the Republic of Texas (1836-1846)
  • Houston Metropolitan Research Center
    Approximately 4 million photographs, 150,000 drawings, 15,000 rare books since 1520, 300 rare maps of Houston and the Southwest, extensive collection of oral histories
  • National Archives at Fort Worth
    Censuses for all States, military service records, pension and bounty land warrant applications, passenger arrivals, Dawes census cards and enrollment jackets for the Five Tribes of Oklahoma
  • Rosenberg Library Archives
    Tax, birth, death, marriage, school, funeral home, cemeteries, passenger lists, natruralizations, city directories, church records, newspapers
  • Stephen F. Austin State University Library
    Photographs, documents, maps, books, and other archival materials associated with the East Texas geographical region from the Gulf of Mexico north to the Red River and east of the Trinity River to Western Louisiana, which was once part of Texas

We also have Houston genealogists.

Our professional researchers can do research projects of many sizes and for many budgets. We customize the amount of research provided according to your needs.

If you want to know more about how our genealogists can further your research, you can request a research quote.

Some of the major records sources that can be used for genealogy research in Texas include:

  • Birth, marriage, and death records were kept by some towns as early as 1840
  • Birth and death records have been recorded by the state government from 1903 to the present
  • Marriage records have been recorded by the state government from 1836 to the present
  • Federal census records were recorded every 10 years starting in 1790; state census records were recorded from 1684 to 1858
  • Land records were kept by the towns and counties from the time they were settled
  • Probate records were kept by the local courts from early 1800s to the present
  • Churches sometimes kept records of the christenings, marriages, deaths, or other information about their members
  • Newspapers were written in many areas and time periods which contain information such as notices of marriages, notices of death, and obituaries
  • Town and county histories were written that record information about the settlers and their families; many family genealogies of the settlers of Texas have also been written
  • Naturalization and citizenship records were recorded by the courts as early as 1850s
  • Ship passenger lists, tax lists, and town records were recorded for many areas

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