Difference between revisions of "Gonzales County, Texas Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
m
(seop)
(13 intermediate revisions by 10 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{Texas-stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Texas|Texas]]&nbsp;&gt; [[Texas Counties G|Counties G]] &gt; Gonzales County'' <br>
+
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties G|Counties G]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Gonzales County'' <br>  
{{Adoption TXGenWeb}}
 
  
 +
Guide to '''Gonzales County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
 +
 +
{{TXDC}}
 +
 +
<br>{{Adoption TXGenWeb}}
 +
 +
<br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 +
 +
[http://www.co.gonzales.tx.us/ips/cms Gonzales County Courthouse]<br> 1709 Dewitt Dr; PO Box 77<br>Gonzales, TX 78629-0077<br> Phone: 830.672.2801 <br>
 +
 +
County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903, <br>marriage, probate and land records from 1829; <br>District Clerk has divorce record; Archives and Recreation<br> Center has all older records from County and District Clerks, <br>cemetery records and school census<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gonzales County, Texas. Page 664 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
Line 11: Line 21:
 
'''1836--'''Gonzales County was created 17 March 1836 from an Old Mexican Municipality. '''County seat:''' Gonzales <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1836--'''Gonzales County was created 17 March 1836 from an Old Mexican Municipality. '''County seat:''' Gonzales <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
Court House--[http://www.texasescapes.com/TRIPS/GreatAmericanLegendTour/GonzalesCoCourthouse/GonzalesCountyCourthouseTour.htm www.texasescapes.com/TRIPS/GreatAmericanLegendTour/GonzalesCoCourthouse/GonzalesCountyCourthouseTour'''.htm''']
+
[http://www.texasescapes.com/TRIPS/GreatAmericanLegendTour/GonzalesCoCourthouse/GonzalesCountyCourthouseTour.htm Gonzales County Courthouse] history and photos from TexasEscapes.com.  
  
'''History--&nbsp; '''[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/GG/hcg7.html www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/GG/hcg7.html]
+
[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/GG/hcg7.html Gonzales County History] from the Handbook of Texas Online.  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 +
 +
See an interactive map of Gonzales County [http://www.genealogyinc.com/texas/maps/ border changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
Line 36: Line 48:
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries <br> ====
+
==== Cemeteries <br> ====
  
[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/gonzales.html Gonzales County Cemeteries] from the Texas Tombstone project.
+
[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/gonzales.html Gonzales County Cemeteries] from the Texas Tombstone project.  
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
[http://www.placenames.com/us/48177/church/ Churches in Gonzales County] from placenames.com
+
[http://www.placenames.com/us/48177/church/ Churches in Gonzales County] from placenames.com  
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
Line 64: Line 76:
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
+
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1375599 Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998] [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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.
+
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1320964 Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]]<br>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  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 +
 +
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 +
 +
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
Line 73: Line 89:
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county
  
<br>
+
<br>  
  
 
*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Gonzales|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Texas%2C+Gonzales|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
Line 79: Line 95:
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
<references />
+
<references />  
  
 
{{Texas|Texas}}  
 
{{Texas|Texas}}  
  
[[Category:Gonzales_County,_Texas]]
+
[[Category:Gonzales_County,_Texas]]{{Texas-stub}}

Revision as of 19:42, 15 March 2013

United States go to Texas go to Counties G go to Gonzales County

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

Hand and keyboard.jpg Texas
Online Records



Adopt-a-wiki page
Txgenweblogo.GIF This page adopted by:
TXGenWeb Project
who welcome you to contribute.
Adopt a page today


County Courthouse

Gonzales County Courthouse
1709 Dewitt Dr; PO Box 77
Gonzales, TX 78629-0077
Phone: 830.672.2801

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage, probate and land records from 1829;
District Clerk has divorce record; Archives and Recreation
Center has all older records from County and District Clerks,
cemetery records and school census[1]

History

Parent County

1836--Gonzales County was created 17 March 1836 from an Old Mexican Municipality. County seat: Gonzales [2]

Gonzales County Courthouse history and photos from TexasEscapes.com.

Gonzales County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Gonzales County border changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Gonzales County Cemeteries from the Texas Tombstone project.

Church

Churches in Gonzales County from placenames.com

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • TEXAS GenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county


References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gonzales County, Texas. Page 664 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).
Template:Texas-stub