Tarrant County TXGenWeb

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General Info:

Addresses of local societies, libraries, the court house etc. that you will need to help round out your research in our county.
 

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Query Boards for Tarrant County.  Post or read queries, obituaries, biographies, wills, deeds, bible records, pensions, etc. in these forums.
 

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Look-Up Volunteers are on hand to aid you in your search for ancestors in select resources and publications.
 

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Subscribe to our interactive Mailing List to directly exchange information with hundreds of other Tarrant County researchers.
 

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Bibliography of published works pertaining directly to Tarrant County and it's citizens.
 

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Photo Gallery of Tarrant County landmarks and pioneers.
 

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 Look for this button to Search our website.
 

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Site Map for Tarrant County Texas TXGenWeb website.
 

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When all else fails, hire one of these Professional Researchers. 

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Census:

The 1850 Federal Census of Tarrant County
 

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The 1880 Tarrant County Mortality Schedules

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Local Records: Guide To Locating Tarrant County Records
 

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Birth Records
 

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Death Records
 

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Marriage Records
 

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Divorce Records
 

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Obituaries
 

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City Directories
 

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County Tax Records
 

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Fort Worth Independent School District Records
 

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List of Registered Voters For The Year 1867
 

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Treasures From the Fort Worth City Archives
 

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Abstracts from County Land Surveyor's Book, 1841-1859
 

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Early Will Abstracts, 1883-1923
 

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Early Tarrant County Probate Records Saved from the 1876 courthouse fire
 

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Visiting the Tarrant County Courthouse

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Cemeteries:

Inscriptions and other information about area cemeteries.
 

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Locate Cemeteries by Community and/or Geographic Area
 

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Contact Information for Currently Operating Cemeteries
 

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A comprehensive and historical guide to Tarrant County cemeteries.
 

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Local Funeral Home Information
 

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Records from the G. L. Gause Funeral Home in Fort Worth.
 

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Index of Cemeteries Inventoried by the D.A.R.

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Military:

Muster Roll of the Tarrant County Hussars Mounted Infantry C.S.A., Tarrant County, Texas
 

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The R. E. Lee Camp #158 of Confederate Veterans, Fort Worth, Texas
 

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Civil War Veterans of Northeast Tarrant County - Biographic Series
 

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Index to R. E. Lee Camp #158 records found at Texas Tech University
 

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People:

Biographies of some of the early area citizens
 

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Tarrant County Residents Attend Cleveland's Inauguration
 

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Resting In Peace, Again - Donors restore neglected tomb of war hero who inspired Fort Worth's name.
 

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A list of people who were issued land certificates as Peters' Colonists in 1848 or before.
 

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History of Fort Worth Jewry
 

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The James Howard Sr. Family
 

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Tarrant County Sheriffs, 1850-present
 

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Fort Worth Mayors, 1873-1925
 

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Record Book of The Grapevine Farmers Association
 

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Fort Worth High School Yearbook of 1917, The Panther

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Bible Record of the Cherry and Crouse Families
 
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Places:

Field Guide to Historical Sites in Tarrant County, Texas
 

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Historical Markers - Text from the 300 plus markers in Tarrant County.
 

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1885 Land Map of Tarrant County
 

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Tarrant County Communities, Past and Present
 

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Plat Map of Birdville and the Comptrollers Plat Book of Texas
 

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History of the Oak Grove Methodist Church (Bedford, TX)
 

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History of the Sansom's Chapel Methodist Church (Bedford, TX)
 

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History of the Smithfield Church of Christ (North Richland Hills, TX)
 

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History in the Lake Worth and Sansom Park area of Tarrant County
 

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History of Tate Springs Baptist Church (Arlington, TX)
 

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The Texas Spring Palace, "The Karporama of Texas"
 

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The Spring Garden Community, A Preliminary Survey

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Events:

Yesterday's News in Tarrant County. Abstracts from early area newspapers.
 

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The Fort Worth Democrat newspaper article that covered the Court House fire in 1876 that destroyed most of the county's records.
 

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Abstracts from The Journal of the Texas State Medical Association Austin, Texas.
 

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Citizens protest annexation by City of Fort Worth - 1890
 

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1856 County Seat Election Controversy - The Smoking Gun

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Links:

Links to other Tarrant County websites containing genealogical and/or historical information.
 

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Links to Personal Homepages with Tarrant County ties.
 

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Links to Texas websites containing genealogical or historical information.
 

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Links to Searchable Databases on RootsWeb.  [We've lost all of these links and Ancestry make it impossible to search for them, even if they survived the restructure.]
 




Links for the Beginner in all of us.

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