Guadalupe County, Texas Genealogy
Guide to Guadalupe County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Guadalupe County, Texas|
Location in the state of Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
|Founded||March 30, 1846|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Guadalupe County Courthouse
PO Box 951;
Seguin, TX 78155-0951
County Clerk has birth, death and burial records from 1935,
marriage and probate records from 1838, court and land
records; Distric Clerk has divorce records
See an interactive map of Guadalupe County border changes.
Places / Localities
- Guadalupe County Cemeteries ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Guadalupe County Cemeteries ~ 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
Land Survey Abstract Indicies ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
Local histories are available for Guadalupe County, Texas Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Texas Local Histories.
- Guadalupe County Surnames ~ TXGenWeb
- Texas Museums ~ List of all museums in Texas ~ Hidden Ancestors
- 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
- Civil War Pension Index ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Confederate Indigent Families List ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Korean War Casualties ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Vietnam War Casualties ~ 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.
- Wikipedia has a list of online newspaper archives for Texas.
- Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has San Antonio newspapers from the late 1800's that may include residents from Guadalupe County.
- 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
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.
- Index to Probate 1846-1856
- Index to Probate 1857-1861
- Index to Probate 1862-1866
- Index to Probate 1867-1871
- Index to Probate 1872-1876
- Index to Probate 1877-1881
- Index to Probate 1882-1886
- Index to Probate 1887-1891
- Index to Probate 1892-1896
- Index to Probate 1897-1901
- Index to Probate 1902-1906
- Index to Probate 1907-1911
- Index to Probate 1912-1916
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.
- 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
Schertz Public Library
608 Schertz Pkwy
Schertz, TX 78154
Phone: (210) 619-1700
Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library
707 E College St
Seguin, TX 78155
Phone: (830) 401-2422
Marion Community Library
500 Bulldog Dr
Marion, TX 78124
Phone: (830) 914-2371
Family History Centers
Society Hill ~ Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
- Guadalupe County Archives ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Guadalupe 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
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Guadalupe County, Texas. Page 665 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).