Research your Texas genealogy and break down those brick walls with these online resources which include births, marriages and deaths, military records and much more.
Births, Marriages & Deaths
- Texas Birth Index 1903-1997
15 million records that include the child’s name, sex, birth date and county.
- Texas Birth Certificates 1903-1932
- Houston Newspaper Death Extractions 1899-1908
A large PDF document with 1000s of death records.
- Texas State Cemetery
Search the database of state officials.
- Texas Interments
Search or browse cemetery records for many counties of Texas.
Census, Land & Tax
- Texas Tax Rolls 1846-1910
Search the tax rolls from 231 Texas counties.
- Galveston City Directory 1906-7
With a complete classified business directory and map of the city.
- Greater Dallas Directory 1909
A general directory of the citizens and business.
Texas State Gazetteers and Business directories. All can be viewed online, searched and downloaded.
- Texas State Gazetteer and Business Directory 1884-1885 Pt.1
- Texas State Gazetteer and Business Directory 1884-1885 Pt.2
- Texas State Gazetteer and Business Directory 1884-1885 Pt.3
- Texas State Gazetteer and Business Directory 1890-1891 Pt.1
- Texas State Gazetteer and Business Directory 1890-1891 Pt.2
- Texas State Gazetteer and Business Directory 1890-1891 Pt.3
- Texas State Gazetteer and Business Directory 1914-1915 Pt.1
- Texas State Gazetteer and Business Directory 1914-1915 Pt.2
- Texas State Gazetteer and Business Directory 1914-1915 Pt.3
- The Portal to Texas History
Search over 1.4 million items from 420 sources across Texas.
- Early Pioneer Days in Texas
An online book from 1918.
- Texas Military Rolls 1835-1845
An index with the soldiers’ and commanders’ names.
- Texas Newspaper Archives
Search over 604 Texas newspapers and obituaries.
Societies and Groups
- Texas State Genealogy Society
Since 1960, the TXSGS has been researching, recording, accumulating, reproducing, distributing, and circulating genealogical and historical material.
- Houston Genealogical Forum
Their aim is to promote best practices through educational seminars presented by local, national, and international experts in a broad range of genealogical and historical subjects. To keep our membership apprised of the latest developments in genealogical research. To provide a social avenue in which to forge new genealogy friendships as we help each other to grow in our research expertise.
- West Houston Family Genealogy Society
Get help with your research, meet local genealogists and attend their meetings and conferences.