Bastrop County Records
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OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK

COMMISSIONERS COURT MINUTES, 1836-1876
Index: For a two-volume index to the Commissioners Court Minutes, 1836-1988, request Reel 1561693.

Reel 1561693
1836-1860 Vol. A
1859-1866 Vol. B (to page 270)

Reel 1561694
1866-1876 Vol. B (from page 269)

 

DEED RECORD, 1837-1901
Index: For indexes to the Deed Record, 1837-1920, request the following reels:
Direct:
Reel 965198 A-K
Reel 965199 L-Z
Reverse:
Reel 965196 A-K
Reel 965197 L-Z
Note: There is no Volume 27 in the Deed Record.

Reel 965206
1837-1838 Vol. A
1838-1839 Vol. B

Reel 965207
1839-1840 Vol. C
1840-1841 Vol. D

Reel 965208
1843-1847 Vol. E
1847-1849 Vol. F

Reel 965209
1849-1851 Vol. G
1851-1853 Vol. H

Reel 965210
1853-1855 Vols. I-J
1855-1858 Vol. K

Reel 965211
1858-1861 Vol. L

Reel 965212
1861-1865 Vol. M
1865-1868 Vol. N

Reel 965213
1868-1869 Vol. O
1869-1871 Vol. P

Reel 965214
1871-1872 Vol. Q

Reel 965215
1872-1873 Vol. R
1873 Vol. S

Reel 965216
1873-1874 Vol. T
1874-1875 Vol. U

Reel 965217
1874-1886 Vol. V
1874-1876 Vol. W

Reel 965218
1876-1877 Vol. X
1877-1879 Vol. Y

Reel 965219
1879-1880 Vol. Z

Reel 965221
1880-1881 Vol. 1

Reel 965222
1880-1882 Vol. 2
1882-1883 Vol. 3

Reel 965223
1883 Vol. 4
1883-1884 Vol. 5

Reel 965224
1883-1885 Vol. 6
1884-1885 Vol. 7

Reel 965225
1885-1886 Vol. 8

Reel 1571973
1886 Vol. 9
1886-1887 Vol. 10

Reel 1571974
1887-1888 Vol. 11
1888-1889 Vol. 12
1889 Vol. 13 (to page 315)

Reel 1571975
1889-1890 Vol. 13 (from page 314)
1889-1890 Vol. 14
1889-1890 Vol. 15

Reel 1571976
1890-1891 Vol. 16
1891 Vol. 17
1891-1892 Vol. 18 (to page 348)

Reel 1561527
1892 Vol. 18 (from page 348)
1892-1893 Vol. 19
1893 Vol. 20

Reel 1561528
1893-1894 Vol. 21
1894-1895 Vol. 22
1895 Vol. 23 (to page 257)

Reel 1561529
1895 Vol. 23 (from page 257)
1895-1896 Vol. 24
1896-1897 Vol. 25 (to page 450)

Reel 1561530
1897 Vol. 25 (from page 450)
1897-1898 Vol. 26
1898-1899 Vol. 28

Reel 1561531
1899 Vol. 29
1899-1900 Vol. 30
1900 Vol. 31 (to page 300)

Reel 1561532
1900 Vol. 31 (from page 300)
1900-1901 Vol. 32

 

DISCHARGE RECORD, 1917-1943
Index: Each volume individually indexed.

Reel 1561694
1917-1943

 

ESTRAY RECORD, 1851-1864
Note: The Estray Records were filmed with the Survey Records after Volume F.

Reel 201102
1851-1864

 

(MARRIAGE) NOTICE OF INTENTION TO MARRY, 1929-1933
Index: Each volume individually indexed.

Reel 1561694
1929-1933

 

MARRIAGE RECORD, 1851-1932
Index: For indexes to the Marriage Record, 1851-1974, request the following reels:
Reel 965200 A-K, Male
Reel 965201 L-Z, Male
Reel 965202 A-K, Female
Reel 965203 L-Z, Female

Reel 965226
1851-1857 Vol. 1
1857-1870 Vol. A

Reel 965227
1870-1876 Vol. B

Reel 965228
1876-1881 Vol. C

Reel 965229
1881-1886 Vol. D
1886-1890 Vol. E

Reel 965230
1891-1896 Vol. F

Reel 966040
1896-1901 Vol. G

Reel 966041
1901-1905 Vol. H
1905-1910 Vol. I

Reel 966042
1910-1912 Vol. J
1912-1915 Vol. K

Reel 966043
1914-1918 Vol. L

Reel 1571972
1919-1922 Vol. M
1923-1927 Vol. N
1927-1928 Vol. O (to page 155)

Reel 1571973
1929-1932 Vol. O (from page 154)

 

(NATURALIZATION) DECLARATIONS OF INTENTION, 1855-1868
Index: Arranged alphabetically.

Reel 1561694
1855-1868

 

PAUPER RECORD, 1882-1909
Index: Each volume individually indexed.

Reel 1577587
1882-1893 Vol. 1
1893-1909 Vol. 2

 

PROBATE MINUTES, 1837-1933
Index: For indexes to the Probate Minutes, 1837-1974, request the following reels:
Reel 965204 A-K
Reel 965205 L-Z

Reel 966044
1837-1839 Vol. A
1839-1847 Vol. B

Reel 966045
1848-1853 Vol. C
1853-1858 Vol. D
1858-1868 Vol. E

Reel 966046
1868-1890 Vol. F

Reel 966047
1889-1890 Vol. G
1890-1906 Vol. H

Reel 966048
1906-1909 Vol. I
1909-1912 Vol. J

Reel 966049
1913-1916 Vol. K

Reel 1561532
1916-1919 Vol. L

Reel 1561533
1919-1921 Vol. M
1921-1924 Vol. N
1924 Vol. O (to page 277)

Reel 1561534
1924-1925 Vol. O (from page 276)
1925-1926 Vol. P
1926-1928 Vol. Q

Reel 1561535
1928-1929 Vol. R
1929-1931 Vol. S
1931-1932 Vol. T (to page 318)

Reel 1561693
1932-1933 Vol. T (from page 317)

 

PROBATE RECORD, 1837-1905
Index: Use indexes to the Probate Minutes.

Reel 966050
1837-1839 Vol. A
1839-1847 Vol. B

Reel 966051
1847-1853 Vol. C
1853-1855 Vol. D

Reel 966052
1855-1859 Vol. E
1860-1866 Vol. F

Reel 966053
1866-1874 Vol. G

Reel 966054
1876-1885 Vol. H
1884-1888 Vol. I

Reel 966055
1888-1893 Vol. K
1893-1894 Vol. L

Reel 966056
1897-1901 Vol. M

Reel 966057
1901-1905 Vol. N

 

OFFICE OF THE COUNTY SURVEYOR

RECORD OF APPLICATIONS, 1858-1923

Reel 201102
1858-1923 Vol. A

 

SURVEY RECORDS, 1838-1947
Index: Volume of A, B, C and C are individually indexed. Volume E is partially indexed. Volume F, A, and 1 are not indexed.
Notes: (a) Volume F contains the "General Instructions from the General Land Office to G. G. Rucker, Surveyor of Bastrop Land District," pages 272-278 dated January, 1859. These pages are in the survey records. (b) Volume F contains preemptions and applications. (c) The Estray Records were filmed with the Survey Records after Volume F.

Reel 201101
1838-1848 Vol. A
1838-1842 Vol. B, C
1838-1839 Vol. C

Reel 201102
1838-1897, 1911, 1923 Vol. E
1838-1947 Vol. F
1857-1916 Vol. 1 (Preemptions)

 

OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT CLERK

DISTRICT COURT CIVIL CASE PAPERS, 1837-1920
Index: Arranged alphabetically, then chronologically within each letter group.

Reel 1577592
A-B (Ola Brown v. Zack Brown)

Reel 1577814
B (Ola Brown v. Zack Brown)-C (Earl Comer v. Ella Comer)

Reel 1577815
C (Earl Comer v. Ella Comer)-D

Reel 1577816
E-G

Reel 1577817
H (to Florence Hunter v. Jim Hunter)

Reel 1577818
H (Florence Hunter v. Jim Hunter)-K (ex parte Theodore Albert Koch)

Reel 1577819
K (ex parte Theodore Albert Koch)-M (Benjamin Morgan v. Ellen Morgan)

Reel 1577950
M (Benjamin Morgan v. Ellen Morgan)-O (George Ockleberry v. Rhoda Ockleberry)

Reel 1577951
O (George Ockleberry v. Rhoda Ockleberry)-R (Jerry Robert v. Ella Robert)

Reel 1577952
R (Jerry Robert v. Ella Robert)-S (James Scott v. Eva Lu Scott)

Reel 1577953
S (James Scott v. Eva Lu Scott)-W (Susan Wood v. James Wood)

Reel 1577954
W (Susan Wood v. James Wood)-W

Reel 1577955
Y-Z

 

DISTRICT COURT CIVIL MINUTES, 1837-1933
Index: For an index to the District Court Civil Minutes, 1837-1952, request Reel 1577587.

Reel 1577587
1837-1844 Vol. A (to page 451)

Reel 1577588
1844-1847 Vol. A (from page 450)
1847-1853 Vol. B
1854-1860 Vol. C
1860-1868 Vol. D (to page 510)

Reel 1577589
1868-1869 Vol. D (from page 510)
1869-1873 Vol. E
1873-1883 Vol. F

Reel 1577590
1884-1891 Vol. G
1892-1899 Vol. H
1899-1905 Vol. I (to page 490)

Reel 1577591
1905-1907 Vol. I (from page 490)
1907-1913 Vol. K
1913-1924 Vol. L
1925-1933 Vol. M

 

DIVORCE MINUTES, 1901-1942
Index: Use index to the District Court Civil Minutes.

Reel 1577955
1901-1927 Vol. 1
1923-1942 Vol. 2

 

NATURALIZATION CERTIFICATE STUBS, 1908-1909

Reel 1577956
1908-1909

 

(NATURALIZATION) DECLARATIONS OF INTENTION, 1889-1937
Index: Each volume individually indexed.
Note: The 1889-1906 volume is also available on Reel 965220.

Reel 1577955
1889-1937

 

NATURALIZATION PETITIONS, 1931-1938

Reel 1577955
1931-1938

 

NATURALIZATION RECORD, 1892-1929
Index: Each volume individually indexed.
Note: Volume 1 (1908-1921) and Volume 2 are also available on Reel 965220.

Reel 965220
1892-1906 Vol. 1

Reel 1577955
1908-1921 Vol. 1
1920-1929 Vol. 2 (to page 22)

Reel 1577956
1920-1929 Vol. 2 (from page 22)

 

SCHOLASTIC CENSUS, 1918-1949
Index: Arranged alphabetically for each census year with the names of white students preceding those of black students in each letter group.
Notes: (a) Census sheets for surnames beginning with A, E, F, H, Q, R, U, W, X, Y, Z for the 1918-19 census are missing. (b) If no racial designation is given, then entries for both white and black were completed for that letter group for that year. (c) If an entry was found misfiled, it was placed with the following year at the beginning of its alpha group.

Reel 1544307
1918-1919
1919-1920 A-H

Reel 1544308
1919-1920 I-W (black)

Reel 1544309
1919-1920 W (black)-Z
1920-1921 A-H (white)

Reel 1544375
1920-1921 H (white)-R (white)

Reel 1544376
1920-1921 R (black)-Z
1921-1922 A-C

Reel 1544377
1921-1922 D-M (white)

Reel 1544445
1921-1922 M (black)-Z

Reel 1544446
1922-1923 A-H

Reel 1544447
1922-1923 I-S

Reel 1544448
1922-1923 T-Z
1923-1924 A-F

Reel 1544449
1923-1924 G-Q

Reel 1561819
1923-1924 R-Z
1924-1925 A-C (white)

Reel 1561820
1924-1925 C (white)-M (white)

Reel 1561821
1924-1925 M (white)-Z
1925-1926 A-B (white)

Reel 1561822
1925-1926 B (black)-W (white)

Reel 1561930
1925-1926 W (black)-Z
1926-1927 A-R (white)

Reel 1561931
1925-1926 R (black)-Z
1927-1928 A-M (white)

Reel 1561932
1927-1928 M (black)-Z
1928-1929 A-J (white)

Reel 1561933
1928-1929 J (black)-Z
1929-1930 A-G (white)

Reel 1561993
1929-1930 G (black)-Z
1930-1931 A-C

Reel 1561994
1930-1931 D-Z
1931 A only

Reel 1561995
1931-1932 B-S (white)

Reel 1561996
1931-1932 S (black)-Z
1932-1933 A-O

Reel 1562102
1932-1933 P-Z
1933-1934 A-J (white)

Reel 1562103
1933-1934 J (black)-Z
1934-1935 A-F

Reel 1562104
1934-1935 G-Z
1935-1936 A-B

Reel 1562105
1935-1936 C-V

Reel 1562163
1935-1936 W-Z
1936-1937 A-R

Reel 1562164
1936-1937 S-Z

Reel 1926843
1937 A-R (white)

Reel 1926844
1937 R (white)-Z
1938 A-K

Reel 1926845
1938 L-Z
1939 A-D (white)

Reel 1926846
1939 D (black)-Z

Reel 1926918
1940 A-Z
1941 A-B (white)

Reel 1926919
1941 B (black)-Z
1942 A-B

Reel 1926920
1942 C-Z

Reel 1927003
1943 A-Z
1944 A-B

Reel 1927004
1944 C-Z
1945 A-E

Reel 1927005
1945 F-Z
1946 A-H (white)

Reel 1927006
1946 H (black)-Z
1947 A-L

Reel 1927266
1947 M-Z
1948 A-R

Reel 1927267
1948 S-Z
1949 A-Z

 

OFFICE OF THE TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR

TAX ROLLS, 1837-1910

Reel 101101
1837-1882

Reel 101102
1882-1893

Reel 101103
1893-1898

Reel 101104
1898-1910

 

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