FamilySearch Indexing:US, Texas - County Tax Rolls, 1837-1910, Part A

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Information about these records

Record Description

Entries are handwritten on pre-printed pages. There may be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties.

Record Content

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Genealogical information in Texas tax records include:
  • Name of owner
    *Assessment number
    *Original grantee
    *Number of acres of land
    *Town plot description
    *Name of city or town
    *Kind, number, and value of livestock
    *Kind, quantity, and value of farm commodities
    *Amount of state taxes
    *Amount of county taxes

For more helpful historical information about this project, visit the Historical Records page.

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