Aransas County, Texas Genealogy
|Aransas County, Texas|
Location in the state of Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
|Founded||September 18, 1871|
- 1 History
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 6 Societies and Libraries
- 7 Web Sites
- 8 References
Aransas County Courthouse
301 N Liveoak Street
Rockport, TX 78382-2744
County Clerk has birth and death records,
marriage, probate, court and land records from 1871)
- History of Aransas County, Texas~ Aransas TXGenWeb
- Early Residents of Aransas~Partial listing of early residents of Aransas County~Aransas TXGenWeb
- Aransas Fugitives of 1878~Aransas TXGenWeb
Tradition states the county was named for a local fort, which was named for a Spanish palace.
- Resources of Aransas County Partial listing of Resources of Aransas County~TXGenWeb
- Cemeteries of Aransas County Partial listing & transcriptions of the cemeteries of Aransas County 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
- Cemetery Junction ~ Links to cemetery transcriptions
- Historical Maps ~ From the Republic to the Turn of the Century ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
- 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
- Confederate Pension Records of Aransas County~ Aransas
- World War II Enlistees of World War II~partial listing of Aransas County Enlistees~TXGenWeb.
- World War II Honor List US Army~TXGenWeb
- Obituary Index 1992-2002~Complete Index of all obituaries from 1992-2002~Aransas County TXGenWeb.
- 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
- Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records ~ Ancestry.com (subscription)
- Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] 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
- Aransas County TXGenWeb
- Aransas County Public Library
701 E Mimosa St
Rockport, TX 78382
Phone: (361) 790-0153
Family History Centers
- Introduction to LDS Family History Centers
- Society Hill ~ Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
- TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county.
- Hidden Ancestors Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Cyndi's List ~ Texas
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).