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== Record Description  ==
 
  
This Collection will include records from 1892 to 2010.  
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| RW_URL_01 = [http://www.drtinfo.org/membership The Daughters of the Republic of Texas]
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| RW_URL_05 = [https://www.tshaonline.org/supsites/military/ Texas State Historical Association Online Index to Military Rolls of the Republic of Texas]
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The Daughters of the Republic of Texas is a lineage based organization and as such, its members must prove their descent from a man or women who rendered loyal service for Texas (prior to the Annexation Agreement with the United States on February 19, 1846) to be eligible for membership. The collection consists of images of approximately 1,525 booklets of applications and their attendant documentation. It is located in the society's headquarters in Austin, Texas.
 
  
Lineage books and pedigree files usually accompany the application and may include copies of vital records submitted as documentation.
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== What Is in the Collection? ==
  
For a list of volume numbers currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1918480/waypoints Browse].  
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This collection includes records from The Daughters of the Republic of Texas,a lineage based organization and as such, its members must prove their descent from a man or women who rendered loyal service for Texas (prior to the Annexation Agreement with the United States on February 19, 1846) to be eligible for membership. The collection consists of images of approximately 1,525 booklets of applications and their attendant documentation for the years 1892 to 2010. Lineage books and pedigree files usually accompany the application and may include copies of vital records submitted as documentation. The collection is located in the society's headquarters in Austin, Texas. The collection is organized by volume, application number, and years. Later volumes were not assigned volume numbers. If you have the application number, you should be able to find it in one of the ranges listed in the browse lists.
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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===To Browse This Collection===
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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{{Collection citation | text= "Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Membership Applications, 1892-2010." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Austin.}}
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[[Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Membership Applications (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
  
== Record Content  ==
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'''The application forms and lineages''' include:  
 
 
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Key genealogical facts included in the application forms and lineages include:  
 
  
 
*Applicant’s name and date of application  
 
*Applicant’s name and date of application  
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*Names of witnesses
 
*Names of witnesses
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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== Collection Content ==
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=== Sample Images ===
  
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>⇒Select the "Vol. No. and Application No. Range" category which takes you to the images.<br>
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Image:Texas Daughters of the Republic of Texas Membership Applications (11-0183) DGS 4751340_52.jpg
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
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You can search the index or view the images or both. Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
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*Name of the person
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*The age or date of the event
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=== View the Images ===
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View images in this collection by visiting the  
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'''[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/CID/waypoints Browse Page]'''. br>
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# Select '''Vol. No. and Application No. Range'''
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=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
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Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.
  
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
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For more tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article [[FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks]].
  
The digital collection is a browse collection. It is organized by volume, application number, and years. Later volumes were not assigned volume numbers. If you have the application number, you should be able to find it in one of the ranges listed in the browse lists. Another option is to look in the folders for the year that your family member might have joined the Association.  
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{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1918480 Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Membership Applications, 1892-2010]. Click on camera icon to see images.}}
  
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
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Indexes and transcriptions may not include all the data found in the original records. Look at the actual image of the record, if you can, to verify the information and to find additional information. 
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Membership Applications (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.  
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=== I Found Who I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
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*Copy the citation below, in case you need to find this record again later.
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*Use the age or estimated birth date to find church and vital records such as birth, baptism, marriage, and death records.
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*Use the information found in the record to find land, probate and immigration records.
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*Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in censuses.  Witnesses were usually family members.
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*Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family.
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*[[Texas Church Records| Church Records]] were kept years before counties began keeping records. They are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.  
  
== Related Websites  ==
 
  
[http://www.drtinfo.org/membership The Daughters of the Republic of Texas]
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=== I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking For, What Now? === 
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*If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives.
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*If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby town or county. 
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*Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name.
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*Remember that sometimes individuals went by [http://usgenweb.org/research/nicknames.html nicknames] or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for [http://genealogy.about.com/od/first_names/fl/nickname-given-name-equivalents.htm these names] as well. 
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*Check the info box above for additional FamilySearch websites and related websites that may assist you in finding similar records.
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
  
*[[Texas]]
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== Known Issues With This Collection  ==
*[[Texas Societies]]
 
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Membership Applications (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
  
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== Citing This Collection ==
  
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Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
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{{Collection_citation | text="Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Membership Applications, 1892-2010." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Austin.
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"Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Membership Applications, 1892-2010," images, &nbsp;''FamilySearch'' (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 26 April 2012), no 7616-7645 &gt; Image 7 of 321, Mrs. Wilma Rae Green Regmund, dated 27 October 1971, Citing Daughter of the Republic of Texas Records, Vol. 46, no. 2619-2701, Image 2; Austin, Texas.
 
  
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Record Description
Record Type Membership Applications
Collection years 1892-2010
FamilySearch Resources
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What Is in the Collection?

This collection includes records from The Daughters of the Republic of Texas,a lineage based organization and as such, its members must prove their descent from a man or women who rendered loyal service for Texas (prior to the Annexation Agreement with the United States on February 19, 1846) to be eligible for membership. The collection consists of images of approximately 1,525 booklets of applications and their attendant documentation for the years 1892 to 2010. Lineage books and pedigree files usually accompany the application and may include copies of vital records submitted as documentation. The collection is located in the society's headquarters in Austin, Texas. The collection is organized by volume, application number, and years. Later volumes were not assigned volume numbers. If you have the application number, you should be able to find it in one of the ranges listed in the browse lists.

To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Membership Applications, 1892-2010.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The application forms and lineages include:

  • Applicant’s name and date of application
  • Applicant's date and place of birth
  • Name of ancestor of descent
  • Birthplace of ancestor
  • Texas residence of ancestor
  • Ancestors' date(s) and place(s) of birth
  • Description of ancestor's military service
  • Date application was approved
  • Names of witnesses

Collection Content

Sample Images


How Do I Search the Collection?

You can search the index or view the images or both. Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • Name of the person
  • The age or date of the event

View the Images

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page. br>

  1. Select Vol. No. and Application No. Range

How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.

For more tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks.

What Do I Do Next?

Indexes and transcriptions may not include all the data found in the original records. Look at the actual image of the record, if you can, to verify the information and to find additional information.

I Found Who I Was Looking For, What Now?

  • Copy the citation below, in case you need to find this record again later.
  • Use the age or estimated birth date to find church and vital records such as birth, baptism, marriage, and death records.
  • Use the information found in the record to find land, probate and immigration records.
  • Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in censuses. Witnesses were usually family members.
  • Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family.
  • Church Records were kept years before counties began keeping records. They are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.


I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking For, What Now?

  • If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives.
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby town or county.
  • Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name.
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.
  • Check the info box above for additional FamilySearch websites and related websites that may assist you in finding similar records.


Known Issues With This Collection

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See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.


Citing This Collection

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation
"Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Membership Applications, 1892-2010." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Austin.

Image citation:

When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Membership Applications, 1892-2010.

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