Bowie County Records
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OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK

DEATH RECORD, 1932-1966
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.
Notes: (a) Volumes 1, 2 and 3 (part) are not available at this time. These volumes are Death Registers. (b) Volumes 3-16 contain death certificates. (c) Volumes 8 through 16 contain negative originals. (d) There was no Volume 9 in this series.

Reel 1839956
1932-1934 Vol. 3 (from page 250)
1934-1938 Vol. 4
1938-1942 Vol. 5

Reel 1845173
1942-1944 Vol. 6
1944-1947 Vol. 7
1947-1948 Vol. 8 (to page 270)

Reel 1845174
1948-1949 Vol. 8 (from page 270)
1949-1952 Vol. 10
1952 Vol. 11

Reel 1854253
1952-1954 Vol. 11

Reel 1845175
1954-1956 Vol. 12
1956-1959 Vol. 13

Reel 1845176
1959-1962 Vol. 14
1962-1963 Vol. 15 (to page 460)

Reel 1854254
1963-1964 Vol. 15 (from page 460)
1964-1966 Vol. 16 (to page 90)

Reel 1845177
1964-1966 Vol. 16 (from page 90)

 

DEATH RECORD, CITY OF TEXARKANA, 1910-1929
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.
Note: Volume 1 began with page 4; it appeared that no information was lost.

Reel 1854721
1910-1918 Vol. 1
1919-1923 Vol. 2
1923-1926 Vol. 3
1927-1929 Vol. 4

 

DEED RECORD, 1889-1901
Index: For an index to the Deed Record, request the following reel:
Reel 1838803
1889-1908 (Vol. 1 Direct; Vol. 2 Reverse)
Note: Part of Volume 26 is not available at this time.

Reel 1838803
1889 Vol. 1 (to page 522)

Reel 1838804
1889-1890 Vol. 1 (from page 522)
1889-1890 Vol. 2
1889-1890 Vol. 3
1890 Vol. 4 (to page 316)

Reel 1838805
1890-1891 Vol. 4 (from page 316)
1890-1891 Vol. 5
1890-1891 Vol. 6 (to page 446)

Reel 1838806
1891-1892 Vol. 6 (from page 446)
1891-1892 Vol. 7
1891-1892 Vol. 8

Reel 1838807
1892-1893 Vol. 9
1892-1893 Vol. 10

Reel 1839109
1892-1893 Vol. 11
1893-1894 Vol. 12
1893-1894 Vol. 13 (to page 460)

Reel 1839110
1893-1894 Vol. 13 (from page 460)
1894-1895 Vol. 14
1894-1895 Vol. 15

Reel 1839111
1895-1896 Vol. 16
1895-1896 Vol. 17
1896-1897 Vol. 18 (to page 446)

Reel 1839112
1896-1897 Vol. 18 (from page 446)
1896-1897 Vol. 19
1898 Vol. 20
1898 Vol. 21 (to page 210)

Reel 1839113
1898-1899 Vol. 21 (from page 210)
1897-1904 Vol. 22
1899-1900 Vol. 23

Reel 1839114
1899-1900 Vol. 24
1900-1901 Vol. 25
1900-1901 Vol. 26 (to page 413)

 

MARRIAGE RECORD, 1889-1938
Index: For an index to the Marriage Record, request the following reels:
Reel 1839953
1927-1951 (A-D)
Reel 1839954
1927-1951 (E-Z)
Volumes 1 through 14 are individually indexed.
Note: Volumes 1, 2, 3 (part) and 18, are not available at this time.

Reel 1839950
1899-1900 Vol. 3 (from page 431)
1899-1902 Vol. 4
1902-1905 Vol. 5
1905-1906 Vol. 6 (to page 311)

Reel 1839951
1906-1907 Vol. 6 (from page 311)
1908-1910 Vol. 7
1910-1913 Vol. 8
1913-1914 Vol. 9 (to page 241)

Reel 1839952
1914-1915 Vol. 9 (from page 240)
1915-1918 Vol. 10
1918-1920 Vol. 11

Reel 1839953
1920-1922 Vol. 12
1922-1924 Vol. 13
1924-1925 Vol. 14

Reel 1839954
1927-1933 Vol. 16
1933-1938 Vol. 17

 

MEDICAL REGISTER, 1907-1951
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1845272
1907-1916 Vol. 3
1916-1944 Vol. 4
1945-1951 Vol. 5

 

PROBATE CASE INDEX, 1889-1940
Index: For a WPA Probate Index to the Probate Cases, request the following reels:
Reel 1854348
1893-1940 (F-P)
Reel 1854349
1889-1940 (R, T, U, V, Y)
Notes: (a) This is an alphabetical listing by surname. Using information located in these lists, request appropriate volumes of the Probate Minutes. (b) Only the index was found and filmed at this time.

 

PROBATE MINUTES, 1889-1931
Index: For an index to the Probate Minutes, request the following reel:
Reel 1845178
1924-1949 (Vol. 3, S-Z)
Note: Volume 8 film is of poor quality from page 241 to 284 and is completely blacked out from page 284 to 460.

Reel 1845178
1889-1893 Vol. 1
1893-1897 Vol. 2
1897-1899 Vol. 3 (to page 150)

Reel 1845179
1899-1902 Vol. 3 (from page 150)
1902-1905 Vol. 4
1905-1907 Vol. 5

Reel 1845267
1907-1909 Vol. 6
1909-1913 Vol. 7
1913-1914 Vol. 8 (to page 284)

Reel 1845268
1915-1916 Vol. 8 (from page 460)
1916-1919 Vol. 9
1919-1920 Vol. 10

Reel 1845269
1920-1922 Vol. 11
1923-1924 Vol. 12
1924-1925 Vol. 13 (to page 270)

Reel 1845270
1925-1926 Vol. 13 (from page 270)
1926-1927 Vol. 14
1927-1928 Vol. 15 (to page 525)

Reel 1845271
1928 Vol. 15 (from page 525)
1929-1930 Vol. 16
1930-1931 Vol. 17

 

OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT CLERK

DISTRICT COURT CIVIL CASE PAPERS, 5th DISTRICT CIVIL COURT, 1883-1901
Index: For indexes to the District Court Civil Case Papers, request the following reels:
Reel 1845272 (Vol. 1 General Index, Direct)
Reel 1845272 (Vol. 1A General Index, Reverse, A-L)
Reel 1845273 (Vol. 1A General Index, Reverse, L-Z)
Notes: (a) Early records were incomplete due to being moved twice and a fire. (b) Only the following types of cases were filmed: divorce, name change, naturalization, partition, removal of disability of a minor.

Reel 1845705
1883-1898 (#1 to 3248)

Reel 1845902
1891-1894 (#3248 to 3826)

Reel 1845903
1894-1899 (#3827 to 4772)

Reel 1845941
1889-1901 (#4773 to 8021)

Reel 1845942
1901-1904 (#8021 to 8712)

Reel 1845943
1904-1906 (#8713 to 9490)

Reel 1845944
1906-1908 (#9491 to 10637)

Reel 1845945
1908-1910 (#10640 to 11046)

Reel 1846222
1910-1912 (#11047 to 11940 1/2)

Reel 1846223
1912-1914 (#11941 to 12415)

Reel 1846224
1914-1916 (#12416 to 13024)

Reel 1846225
1916-1917 (#13025 to 13319)

Reel 1846429
1917-1918 (#13020 to 13603)

Reel 1846430
1918-1919 (#13604 to 13920)

Reel 1846431
1919-1920 (#13921 to 14214)

Reel 1846432
1920-1921 (#14215 to 14560)

Reel 1846433
1921-1922 (#14561 to 15006)

Reel 1846646
1922-1923 (#15007 to 15362)

Reel 1846647
1923-1924 (#15363 to 15747)

Reel 1846648
1924-1925 (#15748 to 16161)

Reel 1846649
1925-1927 (#16162 to 16571)

Reel 1846650
1927-1928 (#16572 to 17113)

Reel 1846651
1928-1929 (#17114 to 17724)

Reel 1846652
1929-1931 (#17725 to 18244)

 

DISTRICT COURT CIVIL CASE PAPERS, 102nd DISTRICT CIVIL COURT, 1925-1944
Note: In 1929 the 5th and the 102nd Districts' numbering systems were combined using the 5th District's numbers; thus, the numbers in the 102nd District system jump from 846 to 17300A.

Reel 1845454
1925-1927 (5 to 360)

Reel 1845455
1927-1928 (#360 to 792)

Reel 1845456
1928-1930 (#792 to 18250)

 

DISTRICT COURT CIVIL CASE PAPERS, SPECIAL DISTRICT COURT OF THE 5th JUDICIAL DISTRICT, 1913-1914

Reel 1845273
1913-1914 (#3 to 205)

 

DISTRICT COURT CIVIL MINUTES, 5th DISTRICT CIVIL COURT, 1889-1930
Index: For an index to the Civil Minutes, 1889-1943, Volumes 1-6, request Reel 1845457.
Notes: (a) Pages in Volume 4 were filmed out of order; therefore, pages 1-82 were filmed after pages 83-640. (b) Only the following types of cases were filmed: divorce, name change, naturalization, partition, removal of disability of a minor.

Reel 1845699
1889-1892 Vol. 1
1892-1895 Vol. 2
1895-1898 Vol. 3 (to page 500)

Reel 1845700
1898-1899 Vol. 3 (from page 500)
1899-1902 Vol. 4
1902-1905 Vol. 5 (to page 590)

Reel 1845701
1905 Vol. 5 (from page 590)
1905-1908 Vol. 6
1908-1912 Vol. 7
1912-1915 Vol. 8 (to page 478)

Reel 1845702
1915-1916 Vol. 8 (from page 478)
1916-1920 Vol. 9
1920-1923 Vol. 10
1923 Vol. 11 (to page 150)

Reel 1845703
1923-1925 Vol. 11 (from page 150)
1925-1927 Vol. 12
1928-1929 Vol. 13 (to page 560)

Reel 1845704
1929-1930 Vol. 12 (from page 560)

 

DISTRICT COURT CIVIL MINUTES, 102nd DISTRICT CIVIL COURT, 1925-1941
Index: For an index to District Court Civil Minutes, 102nd District, request Reel 1845273, (Volume 1, Direct and Reverse.)
Note: Only the following types of cases were filmed: divorce, name change, naturalization, partition, removal of disability of a minor.

Reel 1845273
1925-1928 Vol. 1

Reel 1845274
1929-1932 Vol. 2
1932-1937 Vol. 3
1937-1941 Vol. 4 (to page 259)

Reel 1845275
1937-1941 Vol. 4 (from page 259)
1941-1944 Vol. 5

 

DISTRICT COURT CIVIL MINUTES, SPECIAL DISTRICT COURT OF THE 5th JUDICIAL DISTRICT, 1913-1914

Reel 1845273
1913-1914 Vol. 1

 

DIVORCE MINUTES, 5th DISTRICT COURT, 1909-1918
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1845704
1909-1918 Vol. 1
1918-1929 Vol. 2
1929-1950 Vol. 3

 

DIVORCE MINUTES, 102nd DISTRICT COURT, 1926-1942
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1845275
1926-1942 Vol. 1

 

(NATURALIZATION) DECLARATION OF INTENTION, 1907
Index: Individually indexed.
Note: This Declaration of Intention volume only has 4 entries.

Reel 1846652
1907

 

OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

CONSOLIDATED SCHOLASTIC CENSUS ROLLS, 1928-1930, 1935-1937, 1938-1941
Notes: (a) Arranged with common school districts listed first, segregated by race, followed by independent school districts, segregated by race. (b) The given date denotes the school term, not two separate years. (c) Records are incomplete; some years were missing altogether.

Reel 1854346
1928-1929
1929-1930
1935-1936
1936-1937

Reel 1854347
1938-1939
1939-1940
1940-1941

 

SCHOLASTIC CENSUS, 1928-1946
Notes: (a) Arranged alphabetically by student surname. (b) Scholastic records are incomplete. Not all districts have entries for all years or for all letters of the alphabet. (c) On certain reels when an alphabetical listing was partially filmed, the next reel re-filmed that letter listing from the beginning. Ex. Reel 1832475 filmed the "H" listing from the beginning; thereby re-filming from H-Hi. (d) Beginning in 1942, separate forms were used for transfer students. These forms were filmed after the "Z" listings for each year. (e) This record series is generally called Family Census Blank.

Reel 1832433
1931
1932
1933
1934
1935 (A-G)

Reel 1832434
1935 (H-P)

Reel 1832537
1938 (H-O)

Reel 1832435
1935 (P-Z)

Reel 1832471
1936 (A-F)

Reel 1832472
1936 (G-N)

Reel 1832473
1936 (O-Z)
1937 (A)

Reel 1832474
1937 (B-Hi)

Reel 832475
1937 (H-Pr)

Reel 1832476
1937 (P-Z)
1938 (A)

Reel 1832536
1938 (B-G)

Reel 1832537
1938 (H-O)

Reel 1832538
1938 (P-Z)

Reel 1832539
1939 (A-G)

Reel 1832540
1939 (H-O)

Reel 1832541
1939 (P-Z)
1940 (A)

Reel 1832542
1940 (B-I)

Reel 1832543
1940 (J-Tr)

Reel 1851056
1940 (T-Z)
1941 (A-F)

Reel 1851057
1941 (G-R)

Reel 1851058
1941 (R-Z)
1942 (A-B)

Reel 1851059
1942 (C-I)

Reel 1851111
1942 (J-R)

Reel 1851112
1942 (S-Transfers)
1943 (A-Br)

Reel 1851113
1943 (B-G)

Reel 1851145
1943 (H-O)

Reel 1851146
1943 (P-Transfers)
1944 (A)

Reel 1851147
1944 (B-G)

Reel 1851148
1944 (H-O)

Reel 1851149
1944 (P-Z)
1945 (A)

Reel 1851150
1945 (B-G)

Reel 1851151
1945 (H-O)

Reel 1851152
1945 (P-Z)

Reel 1851153
1946 (A-G)

Reel 1851274
1946 (H-O)

Reel 1851275
1946 (P-Transfers)

 

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