Burleson County, Texas Genealogy
Guide to Burleson County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Burleson County Courthouse
PO Box 57
Caldwell, TX 77836
County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage, probate, court and land records from 1845;
District Clerk has divorce records from 1845
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.
Places / Localities
Towns and cities: | Caldwell | Deanville | Snook | Somerville |
- Burleson County Cemeteries from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site.
- Masonic Cemetery, Caldwell BillionGraves
- New Tabor Cemetery, Caldwell BillionGraves
Church Records from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site
Court Records from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site
Land and Deed Records from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site
Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the TXGenWeb site
- Burleson County Men at Battle of San Jacinto from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site
- Burleson County in the Civil War from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site
- Burleson County Men in World War I from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site
Newspapers from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site
Probate records of Texas have been kept by the probate clerk in each county courthouse. You can obtain copies of the records from the clerk's office. In most counties, all information pertaining to a probate case is recorded in the "probate minutes."
Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their places of residence.
Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records.
See the Wiki page Texas Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.
Probate Records from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site
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.
See Texas Vital Records for more information about Vital records in Texas.
- Burleson County Birth Records from the Burleson County TXGenWeb site
- 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
Societies and Libraries
- 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.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).