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OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK

BIRTH RECORD (DELAYED), 1942
Notes: (a) Delayed births were interfiled with regular births. Only Delayed Birth Certificates with birthdates in 1933 or earlier were filmed. (b) Only part of Volume 15 is available at this time.

Reel 1672253
1942 Vol. 15 (from #576 to 580)

 

COMMISSIONERS COURT MINUTES, 1850-1856
Note: In Volume A of the Probate Record.

Reel 981029
1850-1856

 

DEATH RECORD, 1903-1937
Index: For an index to the Death Record, 1903-1989, request Reel 1617384.

Reel 1617384
1903-1908 Vol. 1
1908-1917 Vol. 2
1917-1919 Vol. 3

Reel 1617385
1919-1932 Vol. 4
1933-1937 Vol. 5

 

DEED RECORD, 1850-1902
Index: For indexes to the Deed Record request the following reels:
Reel 981043
1850-1870
Reel 981043
1870-1879
Reel 981044
1879-1881
Reel 981044
1881-1884
Reel 1617914
1884-1887
Reel 1617914
1887-1888
Reel 1617914
1888-1891 A-M
Reel 1617915
1888-1891 N-Z
Reel 1617915
1891-1893
Reel 1617915
1893-1895
Reel 1617915
1895-1896 A-F
Reel 1617916
1895-1896 G-Z
Reel 1617916
1896-1898
Reel 1617916
1898-1900
Reel 1617917
1900-1902
Notes: (a) There was no Volume Q or U in the Deed Record. (b) Missing numbers in the Deed Record sequence were Deed of Trust volumes, which were not filmed.

Reel 981045
1850 Vol. A
1851-1854 Vol. B

Reel 981046
1857-1859 Vol. C

Reel 981047
1853-1854 Vol. D
1854-1857 Vol. E

Reel 978788
1855-1857 Vol. F

Reel 978789
1857-1859 Vol. G

Reel 978790
1858-1861 Vol. H

Reel 978791
1861-1866 Vol. I

Reel 978792
1866-1867 Vol. J

Reel 978793
1867-1869 Vol. K

Reel 978794
1868-1870 Vol. L

Reel 978795
1870-1870 Vol. M
1870-1871 Vol. N

Reel 978796
1871 Vol. O

Reel 978797
1871-1872 Vol. P

Reel 978798
1872-1873 Vol. R

Reel 978799
1873-1873 Vol. S
1873-1874 Vol. T

Reel 978800
1874-1874 Vol. V
1874-1875 Vol. W

Reel 978801
1874-1877 Vol. X
1874-1883 Vol. Y
1874-1881 Vol. Z

Reel 978802
1875 Vol. 24
1875-1876 Vol. 25

Reel 978803
1875-1876 Vol. 26
1876-1877 Vol. 27

Reel 978804
1877 Vol. 28
1877-1878 Vol. 29

Reel 978805
1877-1878 Vol. 30
1878-1879 Vol. 31

Reel 978806
1879-1880 Vol. 32
1879-1880 Vol. 33

Reel 978807
1880-1881 Vol. 34
1880-1881 Vol. 35

Reel 978808
1881 Vol. 36

Reel 978809
1881-1882 Vol. 37

Reel 978810
1881-1882 Vol. 38

Reel 978811
1881-1882 Vol. 39

Reel 978812
1882 Vol. 40

Reel 978813
1882 Vol. 41

Reel 978814
1882-1883 Vol. 42

Reel 978815
1882-1884 Vol. 43

Reel 978816
1883 Vol. 44

Reel 978817
1883 Vol. 45

Reel 978818
1883-1884 Vol. 46

Reel 978819
1882-1884 Vol. 47

Reel 978820
1884-1885 Vol. 48

Reel 978821
1884 Vol. 49

Reel 978822
1884-1886 Vol. 50

Reel 978823
1885 Vol. 51

Reel 978824
1884-1885 Vol. 52

Reel 1617917
1885 Vol. 53
1885-1886 Vol. 54 (to page 505)

Reel 1617918
1885-1886 Vol. 54 (from page 505)
1886 Vol. 56
1885-1887 Vol. 57
1886-1887 Vol. 58 (to page 341)

Reel 1617919
1887 Vol. 58 (from page 340)
1887 Vol. 59
1887-1888 Vol. 61
1887 Vol. 62 (to page 165)

Reel 1617920
1887-1888 Vol. 62 (from page 164)
1887-1889 Vol. 64
1888 Vol. 65

Reel 1636577
1888-1889 Vol. 68
1889 Vol. 70
1889 Vol. 71 (to page 410)

Reel 1636578
1889 Vol. 71 (from page 410)
1889-1890 Vol. 72
1889-1890 Vol. 73 (to page 531)

Reel 1636579
1890 Vol. 73 (from page 530)
1890 Vol. 74
1890 Vol. 75
1890-1891 Vol. 77 (to page 371)

Reel 1636580
1891 Vol. 77 (from page 370)
1890-1891 Vol. 78
1891 Vol. 80
1891 Vol. 81 (to page 201)

Reel 1636581
1891 Vol. 81 (from page 200)
1891-1892 Vol. 82
1891-1892 Vol. 83

Reel 1636582
1891-1892 Vol. 84
1892 Vol. 86
1892 Vol. 87 (to page 200)

Reel 1636583
1892 Vol. 87 (from page 200)
1892-1893 Vol. 88
1893 Vol. 90 (to page 500)

Reel 1636584
1893 Vol. 90 (from page 500)
1893 Vol. 91
1893 Vol. 92
1893-1894 Vol. 93 (to page 301)

Reel 1636585
1894 Vol. 93 (from page 300)
1894 Vol. 94
1894 Vol. 95
1894 Vol. 96 (to page 153)

Reel 1636586
1894 Vol. 96 (from page 152)
1894-1895 Vol. 98
1894-1895 Vol. 99

Reel 1630233
1895 Vol. 100
1895 Vol. 101
1895-1896 Vol. 102 (to page 485)

Reel 1630234
1896 Vol. 103 (from page 485)
1895 Vol. 104
1895-1896 Vol. 105
1896 Vol. 106 (to page 175)

Reel 1630235
1896 Vol. 106 (from page 175)
1896 Vol. 107
1896 Vol. 109

Reel 1630236
1896-1897 Vol. 111
1896-1897 Vol. 113
1897 Vol. 114 (to page 475)

Reel 1630237
1897 Vol. 114 (from page 475)
1897 Vol. 115
1897-1898 Vol. 117
1897 Vol. 118 (to page 177)

Reel 1630238
1897-1898 Vol. 118 (from page 177)
1897-1898 Vol. 119
1898-1899 Vol. 120

Reel 1630856
1897-1898 Vol. 121
1898 Vol. 122
1898-1899 Vol. 123 (to page 427)

Reel 1630857
1899-1900 Vol. 123 (from page 426)
1898-1900 Vol. 124
1898-1899 Vol. 125
1898-1899 Vol. 126 (to page 265)

Reel 1630858
1899-1900 Vol. 126 (from page 264)
1899-1900 Vol. 128
1900-1901 Vol. 129
1900-1901 Vol. 130 (to page 281)

Reel 1630859
1900-1901 Vol. 130 (from page 280)
1900-1901 Vol. 131
1897-1901 Vol. 132
1899-1900 Vol. 134 (to page 121)

Reel 1630860
1899-1901 Vol. 134 (from page 120)
1899-1900 Vol. 135
1900-1902 Vol. 139

Reel 1630861
1900-1902 Vol. 140

 

MARRIAGE RECORD, 1850-1935
Index: For indexes to the Marriage Record request the following reels:
Reel 981030 A-D
Reel 981031 E-R
Reel 981032 S-Z

Reel 981033
1850-1857 Vol. A
1857-1882 Vol. B
1866-1875 Vol. C

Reel 981034
1858-1871 Vol. D
1871-1876 Vol. E

Reel 981035
1875-1887 Vol. F
1881-1885 Vol. G

Reel 981036
1885-1889 Vol. H
1889-1893 Vol. J

Reel 981037
1892-1896 Vol. K
1895-1897 Vol. L

Reel 981038
1897-1900 Vol. M
1899-1902 Vol. N

Reel 981039
1902-1904 Vol. O
1904-1906 Vol. P

Reel 981040
1906-1908 Vol. Q
1908-1910 Vol. R

Reel 981041
1910-1912 Vol. S
1912-1914 Vol. T

Reel 981042
1914-1917 Vol. U
1916-1917 Vol. V

Reel 1617385
1918-1919 Vol. W (to page 275)

Reel 1617386
1919-1920 Vol. W (from page 274
1920-1922 Vol. X
1922-1924 Vol. Y

Reel 1617387
1924-1925 Vol. Z
1926-1928 Vol. 27
1928 Vol. 28 (to page 260)

Reel 1617388
1928-1930 Vol. 28 (from page 260)
1930-1933 Vol. 29
1933-1934 Vol. 30 (to page 550)

Reel 1617914
1934-1935 Vol. 30 (from page 550)

 

(PROBATE) ADMINISTRATION BONDS, 1858-1885
Index: Each volume individually indexed.

Reel 981028
1858-1885

 

(PROBATE) APPLICATION DOCKET, 1859-1869
Index: Each volume individually indexed.

Reel 981029
1859-1869

 

(PROBATE) CITATIONS AND RETURNS, 1866-1881
Index: Each volume individually indexed.

Reel 981027
1866-1881

 

(PROBATE) EXHIBITS OF ESTATES, 1854-1870
Index: Each volume individually indexed.

Reel 981025
1854-1870

 

(PROBATE) INVENTORIES AND APPRAISALS, 1880-1884
Index: Each volume individually indexed.

Reel 981027
1880-1884

 

(PROBATE) ORDERS FOR PARTITION AND DISTRIBUTION, 1859-1880
Index: Each volume individually indexed.

Reel 981029
1859-1880

 

(PROBATE) SALES OF ESTATES, 1856-1883
Index: Each volume individually indexed.

Reel 981028
1856-1883

 

PROBATE DOCKET, 1874
Index: Each volume individually indexed.

Reel 981027
1874

 

PROBATE MINUTES, 1850-1933
Index: For indexes to the Probate Minutes request the following reels:
Reel 981010
1850-1930
Reel 1630861
1931-1951
Note: Volume 46 is not available at this time.

Reel 981026
1851-1858

Reel 981011
1850-1857 Vol. A
1857-1867 Vol. B

Reel 981012
1867-1875 Vol. C
1874-1879 Vol. D
1879-1882 Vol. E

Reel 981013
1882-1887 Vol. F
1887-1891 Vol. G

Reel 981014
1891-1893 Vol. H
1893-1895 Vol. J

Reel 981015
1895-1896 Vol. K

Reel 981016
1896-1898 Vol. L
1898-1900 Vol. M

Reel 981017
1900-1901 Vol. N
1901-1902 Vol. O

Reel 981018
1902-1904 Vol. P

Reel 981019
1903-1903 Vol. Q
1904-1905 Vol. R

Reel 981020
1905-1906 Vol. S
1906-1907 Vol. T

Reel 981021
1907-1908 Vol. U

Reel 981022
1909-1910 Vol. V
1910-1911 Vol. W

Reel 981023
1911-1912 Vol. X
1912-1913 Vol. Y

Reel 981024
1913-1915 Vol. Z
1913-1914 Vol. 27

Reel 1630861
1916-1917 Vol. 28 (to page 513)

Reel 1631677
1916-1917 Vol. 28 (from page 513)
1917-1918 Vol. 29
1918-1919 Vol. 30
1919-1920 Vol. 31 (to page 166)

Reel 1631678
1919-1920 Vol. 31 (from page 166)
1920-1921 Vol. 32
1920-1922 Vol. 33 (to page 466)

Reel 1631679
1922 Vol. 33 (from page 466)
1922-1923 Vol. 34
1923-1924 Vol. 35
1924 Vol. 36 (to page 129)

Reel 1631680
1924-1925 Vol. 36 (from page 129)
1925-1926 Vol. 37
1926 Vol. 38 (to page 421)

Reel 1631809
1926-1927 Vol. 38 (from page 421)
1927-1928 Vol. 39
1928-1929 Vol. 40
1919-1929 Vol. 41 (to page 69)

Reel 1631810
1929-1930 Vol. 41 (from page 69)
1930-1931 Vol. 42
1931 Vol. 43 (to page 308)

Reel 1631811
1931 Vol. 43 (from page 308)
1931-1932 Vol. 44
1932-1933 Vol. 45

 

PROBATE RECORD, 1850-1856

Reel 981029
1850-1856

 

(PROBATE) WILL RECORD, 1858-1882
Index: Each volume individually indexed.

Reel 981028
1858-1882 Vol. A

 

OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT CLERK

DISTRICT COURT CIVIL CASE PAPERS, 1852-1933
Index: Use indexes to District Court Civil Minutes to find case numbers.

Reel 1651356
1852-1872 #55-855

Reel 1651702
1872-1882 #855-1527

Reel 1651788
1882-1887 #1527-3003

Reel 1671896
1887 #2979 only

Reel 1651789
1887-1892 #3003-3542

Reel 1671896
1892 #3532 only

Reel 1651928
1892-1894 #3542-3950

Reel 1651929
1894-1898 #3950-4495

Reel 1651930
1898-1899 #4495-4825

Reel 1651931
1899-1901 #4825-5337

Reel 1654101
1901-1903 #5337-5738

Reel 1654102
1903-1905 #5738-6130

Reel 1654103
1905-1907 #6130-6531

Reel 1654104
1907-1908 #6531-7125

Reel 1510534
1908-1909 #7125-7545

Reel 1510535
1909-1911 #7545-8000

Reel 1665899
1911-1912 #8000-8500

Reel 1665900
1912-1913 #8500-8844

Reel 1665901
1913-1915 #8844-9485

Reel 1666644
1915-1916 #9485-10535

Reel 1666645
1916-1918 #10535-12140

Reel 1666646
1918-1920 #12140-12870

Reel 1666647
1920 #12870-13352

Reel 1666648
1920-1922 #13352-13917

Reel 1666755
1922-1923 #13917-14740

Reel 1666756
1923-1924 #14740-15664

Reel 1666757
1924-1925 #15664-16322

Reel 1666758
1925-1927 #16322-16955

Reel 1666759
1927-1928 #16955-17900

Reel 1666760
1928-1929 #17900-18515

Reel 1666915
1929-1930 #18515-19321

Reel 1666916
1930-1932 #19321-19858

Reel 1666917
1932-1933 #19858-20653

Reel 1671896
1933 #20653-20799

 

DISTRICT COURT CIVIL MINUTES, 1852-1934
Index: For an index to the District Court Civil Minutes, request Reel 1651356.
Notes: (a) There were two volumes labeled "B" in the District Court Civil Minutes. (b) There were no Volumes M, S, or Y in the District Court Civil Minutes.

Reel 1671896
1852-1859 Vol. A
1856-1858 Vol. B
1860-1863 Vol. B (to page 180)

Reel 1671897
1863-1871 Vol. B (from page 180)
1867-1874 Vol. C
1874-1877 Vol. D (to page 577)

Reel 1671898
1877-1878 Vol. D (from page 576)
1878-1881 Vol. E
1881-1884 Vol. F
1884-1885 Vol. G (to page 475)

Reel 1672041
1885-1886 Vol. G (from page 475)
1886-1889 Vol. H
1890-1892 Vol. I
1893-1894 Vol. J (to page 449)

Reel 1672042
1894-1895 Vol. J (from page 449)
1896-1898 Vol. K
1899-1901 Vol. L
1902-1903 Vol. N (to page 268)

Reel 1672043
1903-1905 Vol. N (from page 268)
1905-1909 Vol. O
1909-1911 Vol. P
1911-1912 Vol. Q (to page 101)

Reel 1672044
1912-1913 Vol. Q (from page 100)
1913-1916 Vol. R
1916-1919 Vol. T (to page 584)

Reel 1672045
1919-1920 Vol. T (from page 584)
1920-1923 Vol. U
1923-1925 Vol. V
1925-1926 Vol. W (to page 243)

Reel 1627046
1926-1927 Vol. W (from page 243)
1927-1929 Vol. X
1929-1931 Vol. Z (to page 525)

Reel 1672047
1931-1933 Vol. Z (from page 525)
1931-1933 Vol. A1
1933-1934 Vol. A2

 

DIVORCE MINUTES, 1893-1946
Index: Each volume individually indexed.

Reel 1672047
1893-1904 Vol. 1

Reel 1672251
1904-1909 Vol. 2
1909-1916 Vol. 3
1916-1925 Vol. 4
1925-1932 Vol. 5
1932-1932 Vol. 6 (index and to page 31)

Reel 1672252
1932-1946 Vol. 6 (from page 30)

 

(NATURALIZATION) DECLARATION OF INTENTION, 1886-1920
Index: For a WPA index to naturalization records, 1873-1930, request Reel 978825; for another index, 1851-1946, request Reel 1672252.
Note: The 1886-1905 volume of declarations is also available on Reel 978825.

Reel 1672252
1886-1905
1907-1912

Reel 1672253
1912-1915
1915-1920

 

NATURALIZATION RECORD, 1892-1921
Index: For a WPA index to naturalization records, 1873-1930, request Reel 978825; for another index, 1851-1946, request Reel 1672252.
Note: The 1892-1903 and 1904-1906 volumes of the Naturalization Record are also available on Reel 978825.

Reel 1672252
1892-1903
1904-1906
1907-1911
1911-1921

Reel 1672253
1916-1920

 

OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

SCHOLASTIC CENSUS, 1928-1937
Index: Arranged alphabetically.
Note: Cards for all surnames beginning with X, Y, or Z for all censuses, 1928-1936, were filmed on Reel 1653384. In addition, some cards for surnames beginning with A, K, and T for the same census years can also be found on that reel.

Reel 1642800
1928-1929
1929-1930 A-H

Reel 1642801
1929-1930 I-W
1930-1931 A only

Reel 1642802
1930-1931 B-House, Elmore

Reel 1642828
1930-1931 House, Elmore-Stewart, Bernice

Reel 1642829
1930-1931 Stewart, Bernice-W
1931-1932 A-E

Reel 1642830
1931-1932 F-Prater, Ganell

Reel 1642917
1931-1932 Prater, Ganell-W
1932-1933 A-Bell, Almeree

Reel 1642918
1932-1933 Bell, Almeree-Jackson, Reynolds

Reel 1642919
1932-1933 Jackson, Leath-Thomison, Henry

Reel 1642920
1932-1933 Thomison, Henry-W
1933-1934 A-F

Reel 1643012
1933-1934 G-N

Reel 1643013
1933-1934 O-W
1934-1935 A-Bailey, R. J.

Reel 1643014
1934-1935 Bailey, R. J.-K

Reel 1643015
1934-1935 L-V

Reel 1643016
1934-1935 W only
1935-1936 A-G

Reel 1643097
1935-1936 H-Rogers, Chollie

Reel 1643236
1935-1936 Rogers, Chollie-W
1936-1937 A-B

Reel 1643237
1936-1937 C-Moore, Ernestine

Reel 1643238
1936-1937 Moore, Ernestine-Waytek, Margaret

Reel 1653384
1928-1936 Surnames A, K, T, X, Y, and Z

 

SCHOLASTIC CENSUS, 1929-1946
Index: Arranged alphabetically.
Note: These and all the following Family Census were found after the original filming, 1929-1936. They do not contain all the alphabetical groups.

Reel 1851127
1929 white, D-W
1929 black, Vickers
1930 white, C-R
1930 black, E-Mc
1931 white, C-S
1931 black, B-D
1932 white, B-S
1932 black, Hunt
1933 white, B-S
1933 black, F-M
1934 white, C-S
1934 black, Finley
1935 white, B-W
1935 black, C-H
1936 white, B-W

Reel 1851128
1937 white, A-L

Reel 1851129
1937 white, Mc-W
1938 black, A-C

Reel 1851130
1938 black, D-W
1938 white, A-H

Reel 1851131
1938 white, H-V

Reel 1851203
1938 white, W
1939 black, A-W
1939 white, A-G

Reel 1851204
1939 white, G-Salazar

Reel 1851205
1939 white, Salazar-W
1940 black, A-W
1940 white, A-G

Reel 1851206
1940 white, G-W

Reel 1851207
1941 black, A-W
1941 white, A-M

Reel 1851208
1941 white, M-Z
1942 black, A-Y
1942 white, A-Ci

Reel 1851284
1942 white, Co-Shipp

Reel 1851285
1942 white, Shipp-Z
1943 black, A-Y
1943 white, A-Green

Reel 1851286
1943 white, Green-Wied

Reel 1851287
1943 white, Wies-Z
1944 black, A-Y
1944 white, A-K

Reel 1851288
1944 white, L-Z
1945 black, A-Y

Reel 1851289
1945 white, A-O

Reel 1851290
1945 white, P-Z
1946 black, A-Y
1946 white, A-Ch

Reel 1851291
1946 white, Ci-Se

Reel 1851366
1946 white, Sh-Z
1930-1941 black & white; miscellaneous

 

OFFICE OF THE TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR

TAX ROLLS, 1852-1910

Reel 101401
1852-1882

Reel 101402
1882-1889

Reel 101403
1889-1894

Reel 101404
1894-1899

Reel 101405
1899-1903

Reel 101406
1903-1908

Reel 101407
1908-1910

 

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