Texas Cemeteries

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*Two important collections of cemetery records are:
- Brinley, Lorine. Cemetery Records: A Texas and Louisiana Collection. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society, 1959. (Family History Library book 976 A1 no. 3; film 908964 Item 8.) This contains card indexes.Transcripts for many cemetery are on films 206289-303. 
-Cemetery Records of Texas. Six Volumes. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society, 1956-63. (Family History Library book 976.4 V3d; films 897234-35.)
  • Lists of the cemeteries in each county that are included in the above collections are in Sharry Crofford-Gould, Texas Cemetery Inscriptions: A Source Index. San Antonio, Texas: Limited Editions, 1977. (Family History Library book 976.4 A1 no. 56.)
  • Some of the earliest burials in Texas are recorded in Mrs. Malcolm B. Biggerstaff, Four Thousand Tombstone Inscriptions from Texas, 1745-1870: Along the Old San Antonio Road and the Trail of Austin's Colonists. Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Historical Society, 1952. (Family History Library book 976.4 V3b.)
  • The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collection also contains tombstone inscriptions from many Texas cemeteries. This collection is described in the "Genealogy" article in this Wiki.

Texas Cemeteries

Bastrop County

Web Sites

Find A Grave


Tea for 2

US Gen Web Archives

Texas Historic Cemeteries

Texas Cemetery Records (at Texas Genealogy), Cemetery inscriptions online organized by county and city

Cemeteries of The Diocese of Victoria and name search of many of the cemeteries (scroll to bottom of page)

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Texas, Bexar, San Antonio, Cemetery Records ( FamilySearch Historical Records)