Texas, Sons of the Republic of Texas, Membership Application Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Record Description

The Sons of the Republic of Texas (“SRT”) consists of members who are direct lineal descendants of those that settled the Republic of Texas prior to February 19, 1846, when Texas merged with the United States. Membership in the SRT began in April 1893. These records contain original membership applications and their supporting documentation. The original records are available at the Society's headquarters at Bay City, Texas. Records are arranged by application number and applicant name.

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"Texas, Sons of the Republic of Texas, Membership Application Files, 1893-2010." FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org). Sons of the Republic of Texas, Bay City, Texas. Fhl digital images, 13 digital folders. Family History Library Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Record Content

The key genealogical facts found in a marriage certificate generally include the following information:

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  • Bride's Full Maiden Name
  • Bride's Age
  • Race of Bride
  • Bride's Birth place
  • Bride's Father's full name
  • Bride's Mother's full maiden name
  • Groom's full name
  • Groom's Age
  • Groom's Birth Place
  • Groom's Father's full name
  • Groom's Mother's full maiden name
  • Marriage date

The key genealogical facts found in a death certificate generally include the following information:

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  • Full Name of deceased
  • Gender
  • Date and place of Death
  • Race
  • Age when died
  • Date of Birth
  • Place of Death
  • Married, Never Married, Widowed or Divorced
  • Social Security Number
  • Occupation
  • Name of Hospital
  • Cause of Death
  • Name of Father
  • Maiden Name of Mother
  • Place and Date of Burial

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  • “Delaware Marriage Records,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 4 March 2011), entry for William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, married 23 November 1913; citing marriage certificate no. 859; FHL microfilm 2,025,063; Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.
  • “El Salvador Civil Registration,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 21 March 2011), entry for Jose Maria Antonio del Carmen, born 9 April 1880; citing La Libertad, San Juan Opico, Nacimientos 1879-1893, image 50; Ministerio Archivo Civil de la Alcaldia Municipal de San Salvador.