Erath County, Texas Genealogy
|Erath County, Texas|
Location in the state of Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
|Founded||January 25, 1856|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Permanent settlers arrived in Stephenville in 1854.
1866--Courthouse and most of the county records were destroyed by fire in the summer of 1866.
- Texas African American Griots ~ USGenWeb
- AfriGeneas ~ African Ancestored Genealogy
- Texas African American Genealogy ~ Access Genealogy
- Erath County Cemeteries ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Erath County Cemetery Photographs ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Erath County Cemetery List from the Erath County TXGenWeb site
- Erath County Cemeteries, transcriptions and photographs of each headstone for: Beth Haven, Cow Creek, Lowell, Lower School Hill, Round Grove, School Hill, and Victor Cemeteries and Old Dublin Memorial Park.
- 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
- 1856-1857 Tax Rolls ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- 1900 Federal Census, partial ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- 1900 Federal Census -Prect 2 Page 115-Davies ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- 1900 Federal Census - Prect 1 Pages 1A-21B ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Erath County Churches ~ TXGenWeb
- Texas Christian Church Directory ~ ChurchAngel
- Catholic Parishes in Texas
- Erath County Court Records ~ TXGenWeb
- Biographies of Erath County Residents ~ TXGenWeb
- Texas Museums ~ List of all museums in Texas ~ Hidden Ancestors
- Erath County Map ~ TXGenWeb
- 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
- CSA Indigent Families ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- CSA Pension List ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- 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
- Home Town News - Texas Newspaper Index with links
- Newslink - Texas Newspaper List (sorted by publication frequency)
- The Olden Times - Historic Texas News Online
- 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
Dublin Public Library
206 W Blackjack St
Dublin, TX 76446
Phone: (254) 445-4141
Stephenville Public Library
174 N Columbia St
Stephenville, TX 76401
Phone: (254) 918-1240
FAMILY HISTORY CENTER
1355 N Dale Ave
Stephenville, Erath, Texas, United States
Hours: T, Th 1pm-5pm, W 6pm-9pm
Society Hill ~ Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
- Erath County Archives ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Erath County ~ TXGenWeb
- 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.
- USGenWeb Texas Archives Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
- Family History Library Catalog
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).