Burleson County, Texas Genealogy

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Guide to Burleson County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Courthouse

Burleson County Courthouse
PO Box 57
Caldwell, TX 77836
Phone: 409.567.2329 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage, probate, court and land records from 1845;
District Clerk has divorce records from 1845[1]

History

Parent County

1846--Burleson County was created 15 January 1842 from Milam and Washington Counties. County seat: Caldwell [2]

The county was named for Gen. Edward Burleson, 1798-1851). Edward Burleson, soldier and statesman, son of Capt. James and Elizabeth (Shipman) Burleson, was born at Buncombe County, North Carolina, on December 15, 1798. He served as a private in the War of 1812 in his father's company, part of Perkin's Regiment, Alabama.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Towns and cities: | Caldwell | Deanville | Snook | Somerville | 

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Church Records from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site

Court

Court Records from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site

Land

Land and Deed Records from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site

Local Histories

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site

Military

Newspapers

Newspapers from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site

Probate

Probate Records from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site

Taxation

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents.

Certified birth and death certificates or birth and death verifications can be ordered online or by mail at the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health. Copies can also be obtained from the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred and are often less expensive. You can also order them online through a third party company.

Marriages records can be obtained from the county the marriage occurred. Only marriage verifications can be obtained from the Texas Vital Records State Department of Health.

See Texas Vital Records for more information about Vital records in Texas.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Burleson County, Texas. Page 660 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).