Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Membership Applications (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Record Description

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.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source for the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, or archive for the original records.

Texas. Daughters of the Republic of Texas. Membership Applications, 1892-2010, Austin, Texas.

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Record Content

Key genealogical facts included in the application forms and lineages include:

  • Applicant’s name
  • Name of ancestor
  • Birthplace of ancestor
  • Texas residence of ancestor
  • Applicant’s birthplace
  • Genealogical information about applicant’s ancestors
  • Description of ancestors’ military service

How to Use the Record

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.

Known Issues with This Collection

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The Daughters of the Republic of Texas

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Citation Example for a Records Found in This Collection

Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Membership Applications, 1892-2010." digital images,  FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 26 April 2012). no 7616-7645 > Image 7 of 321, entry for 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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