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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas|Texas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Texas Counties NO|Counties N,O]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Navarro County'' <br>  
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Guide to '''Navarro County Texas genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| county = Navarro County
 
| county = Navarro County
 
| adoption_sign = Adoption Hidden Ancestors
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
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[http://www.co.navarro.tx.us/ips/cms Navarro County Courthouse]<br> 300 W 3rd Av; PO Box 423<br> Corsicana, TX 75151<br> Phone: 903.654.3035&nbsp;
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County&nbsp;Clerk has birth and death&nbsp;records from 1903, <br>marriage records from 1846, probate and land records<br> from 1850 and court records; District Clerk has&nbsp;divorce<br>records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Navarro County, Texas. Page 671 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== African American  ====
 
==== African American  ====
  
*[http://www.geocities.com/blk3953/marriageindex.html African Americans in the Navarro County Marriage Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.geocities.com/blk3953/marriageindex.html African Americans in the Navarro County Marriage Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/slaves/1850_Slave_Schedule_Navarro_Co_TX.htm 1850 Slave Schedule]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/slaves/1850_Slave_Schedule_Navarro_Co_TX.htm 1850 Slave Schedule]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/slaves/index.htm Slave Narratives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/slaves/index.htm Slave Narratives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
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*[http://www.texasescapes.com/DEPARTMENTS/Grave_Thoughts/TexasCemeteries.htm Texas Escapes] Listing of Texas cemeteries with transcriptions and lots of pictures.
 
*[http://www.texasescapes.com/DEPARTMENTS/Grave_Thoughts/TexasCemeteries.htm Texas Escapes] Listing of Texas cemeteries with transcriptions and lots of pictures.
  
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==== Census ====
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==== Census ====
  
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/census/1850_census.txt 1850 Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Full Extract
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/census/1850_census.txt 1850 Census]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Full Extract  
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/census/1870_census.txt 1870 Navarro County Census]
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/census/1870_census.txt 1870 Navarro County Census]  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/census/1880/index.htm 1880 Census Images]
 
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/census/1880/index.htm 1880 Census Images]
  
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
 
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{{TX Church Intro}}
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/texas.htm Texas Christian Church Directory ]~ ChurchAngel  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/texas.htm Texas Christian Church Directory ]~ ChurchAngel  
 
*[http://www.dioceseofbmt.org/parishes/index.html Catholic Parishes in Texas]
 
*[http://www.dioceseofbmt.org/parishes/index.html Catholic Parishes in Texas]
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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{{TX Land}}
  
 
[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/county_history/land_grants_of_navarro_county_overview.htm Land Grants of Navarro County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
 
[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/county_history/land_grants_of_navarro_county_overview.htm Land Grants of Navarro County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{TX County Histories}}
  
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/vital_statistics/family_bible_records/index.htm Family Bible Extracts and Images]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*''A Memorial and Biographical History of Navarro, Henderson, Anderson, Limestone, Freestone and Leon Counties, Texas, ''1883. [http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46827/m1 Digital book on line] from the Portal to Texas History.
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/vital_statistics/family_bible_records/index.htm Family Bible Extracts and Images]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/museums.html Texas Museums]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; List of all museums in Texas&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors
  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/war_of_1812/index.htm War of 1812 Veterans]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/war_of_1812/index.htm War of 1812 Veterans]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/texas_war_for_independence/index.htm Texas War for Independence Veterans]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/texas_war_for_independence/index.htm Texas War for Independence Veterans]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/indian_wars/index.htm Veterans of Indian Wars Buried in Navarro County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/indian_wars/index.htm Veterans of Indian Wars Buried in Navarro County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/civil_war/index.htm Civil War Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/civil_war/index.htm Civil War Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/mexican_war/index.htm Mexican War Veterans]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/mexican_war/index.htm Mexican War Veterans]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/spanish_american_war/index.htm Spanish American War]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/spanish_american_war/index.htm Spanish American War]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/world_war_i/index.htm WWI Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/world_war_i/index.htm WWI Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/world_war_ii/index.htm WWII Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/world_war_ii/index.htm WWII Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/philippine_insurrection/index.htm Phillippine Insurrection Veterans]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/philippine_insurrection/index.htm Phillippine Insurrection Veterans]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/korea/index.htm Korean Conflict Index&nbsp; ]~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/korea/index.htm Korean Conflict Index&nbsp; ]~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/vietnam/index.htm Vietnam Veterans]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
 
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/war/vietnam/index.htm Vietnam Veterans]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
  
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/military.html Military Resources] ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom&nbsp;~&nbsp;Hidden Ancestors  
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{TX Newspaper Abstracts|Navarro}}
  
 
*[http://www.hometownnews.com/tx.htm Home Town News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper Index with links  
 
*[http://www.hometownnews.com/tx.htm Home Town News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Texas Newspaper Index with links  
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{TX Probate Intro}}
  
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/vital_statistics/wills_and_probate_records/index.htm Navarro County Wills and Probate Extracts&nbsp;Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/vital_statistics/wills_and_probate_records/index.htm Navarro County Wills and Probate Extracts&nbsp;Index]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp;TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
  
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{{TX Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{TX Vital Intro}}
  
*[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.  
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*[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.  
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*[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.  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_marriage_records.htm Texas Marriage Records&nbsp; 1966 - 2005]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
 
*[http://www.texas.hiddenancestors.com/texas_divorce_records.htm Texas Divorce Records&nbsp; 1968&nbsp;- 2005]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Hidden Ancestors  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
Corsicana Public Library<br>100 N 12th St<br>Corsicana, TX 75110<br>Phone: (903) 654-4810<br>[http://www.ci.corsicana.tx.us/departments/library.php Website]
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*Corsicana Public Library
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100 N 12th St<br>Corsicana, TX 75110<br>Phone: (903) 654-4810<br>[http://www.ci.corsicana.tx.us/departments/library.php Website] <br>
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*Kerens Library
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121 S Colket St<br>Kerens, TX 75144<br>Phone: (903) 396-2665 <br>
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*Communities In Action Library
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301 S Fordyce<br>Blooming Grove, TX 76626<br>Phone: (903) 695-2175<br>
  
<br>Kerens Library<br>121 S Colket St<br>Kerens, TX 75144<br>Phone: (903) 396-2665
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*[http://www.cialibrary.org/ Website]
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
  
<br>Communities In Action Library<br>301 S Fordyce<br>Blooming Grove, TX 76626<br>Phone: (903) 695-2175<br>[http://www.cialibrary.org/ Website]
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
<br>[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-TX-NDX.html Society Hill]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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*[[Corsicana Texas Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/navarro/navtoc.htm Navarro County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/navarro/navtoc.htm Navarro County Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/ Navarro County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb
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*[http://www.txgenweb6.org/txnavarro/ Navarro County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; TXGenWeb  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TXGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  
 
*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com Hidden Ancestors]&nbsp; Information on Texas genealogy research as well as genealogy research in general.  
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Guide to Navarro County Texas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Founded April 25, 1846
County Seat Corsicana
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County Courthouse

Navarro County Courthouse
300 W 3rd Av; PO Box 423
Corsicana, TX 75151
Phone: 903.654.3035 


County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage records from 1846, probate and land records
from 1850 and court records; District Clerk has divorce
records[1]

History

First settled in 1838.

Parent County

1846--Navarro County was created 25 April 1846 from Robertson County. County seat: Corsicana [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1855--Records of the district clerk were destroyed by fire in October 1855.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities and Towns:  Corsicana | Angus | Barry |, Eureka | Goodlow | Kerens | Rice | Blooming Grove | Dawson | Emhouse | Frost | Mildred | Mustang | Navarro Mills | Oak Valley | Powell |   Retreat | Richland

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries


Census

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death/burial date and place. For general information about Texas denominations, view the Texas Church Records wiki page.


Court

Land

After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions, including deeds and mortgages, have been recorded by the county. You can obtain copies of these land records by writing to the county clerk at the county courthouse. For more information, see Texas Land and Property.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists microfilm copies of deeds, trust deeds, and mortgages of many counties.


Land Grants of Navarro County  ~  TXGenWeb

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Navarro 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.

Maps

Military


  • 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

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Navarro County, Texas Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

TX Newspaper Abstracts (For instructions see WorldCat Online Catalog).

Obituaries

Probate

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.

Taxation

Texas tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties. For more information, see the wiki page Texas Taxation.

1846-1910 Texas County Tax Rolls lists FHL films with county tax lists. The lists vary by county and year. Most records are between the years of 1846 - 1910.

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

  • Corsicana Public Library

100 N 12th St
Corsicana, TX 75110
Phone: (903) 654-4810
Website

  • Kerens Library

121 S Colket St
Kerens, TX 75144
Phone: (903) 396-2665

  • Communities In Action Library

301 S Fordyce
Blooming Grove, TX 76626
Phone: (903) 695-2175

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Navarro County, Texas. Page 671 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).