Brown County Records
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OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK

DEATH RECORD, 1903-1934
Index: For an index to the Death Record, 1903-1987, request Reel 1533477. For an earlier index to Volumes 3-6 of the Death Record, request Reel 1533604.
Note: Because of errors in transcription from the older to the newer index, both indexes should be consulted.

Reel 1533604
1903-1908 Vol. 1
1909-1915 Vol. 2
1915-1924 Vol. 3
1924-1931 Vol. 4
1931-1934 Vol. 5

 

DEED RECORD, 1880-1919
Index: For indexes to the Deed Record request the following reels:
Direct:
Reel 1492070
1880-1894 (A-S)
Reel 1492071
1880-1894 (T-Z)
Reel 1492071
1894-1902
Reverse:
Reel 1492071
1880-1894
Reel 1492071
1894-1902 (A-H)
Reel 1492072
1894-1902 (I-Z)
For an index to patents in Volumes C and 29 of the Deed Record, request Reel 1492072.
Note: Volume 49 contained no entries and was not filmed.

Reel 1492072
1880 Vol. A
1880 Vol. B

Reel 1492073
1880-1891 Vol. C
1880-1891 Vol. D
1880-1895 Vol. E
1880-1881 Vol. F (to page 200)

Reel 1492074
1880-1881 Vol. F (from page 200)
1880-1881 Vol. G
1881-1882 Vol. H

Reel 1492075
1882 Vol. I
1882-1883 Vol. J
1883 Vol. K (to page 500)

Reel 1492136
1883 Vol. K (from page 500)
1883-1884 Vol. L
1884 Vol. M
1884 Vol. N (to page 350)

Reel 1492137
1884 Vol. N (from page 350)
1884-1885 Vol. O
1885 Vol. P
1885-1886 Vol. Q (to page 50)

Reel 1492138
1885-1886 Vol. Q (from page 50)
1885-1886 Vol. R
1886 Vol. S (to page 380)

Reel 1492185
1886 Vol. S (from page 380)
1886 Vol. T
1886-1887 Vol. U
1886-1887 Vol. V (to page 225)

Reel 1492139
1886-1887 Vol. V (from page 225)
1887-1888 Vol. W
1887-1889 Vol. X

Reel 1492140
1887-1889 Vol. Y
1888-1890 Vol. Z
1888-1890 Vol. 27 (to page 200)

Reel 1534955
1888-1890 Vol. 27 (from page 200)
1889-1891 Vol. 28
1891-1919 Vol. 29
1889-1892 Vol. 30 (to page 100)

Reel 1534956
1889-1892 Vol. 30 (from page 100)
1889-1890 Vol. 31
1890-1899 Vol. 32

Reel 1534957
1888-1891 Vol. 33
1890-1891 Vol. 34
1891-1895 Vol. 35 (to page 465)

Reel 1534958
1891-1895 Vol. 35 (from page 465)
1890-1905 Vol. 36
1891-1893 Vol. 37
1891-1892 Vol. 38 (to page 100)

Reel 1534959
1891-1892 Vol. 38 (from page 100)
1892-1895 Vol. 39
1891-1895 Vol. 40
1892-1895 Vol. 41 (to page 50)

Reel 1534960
1892-1895 Vol. 41 (from page 50)
1895-1899 Vol. 42
1894-1897 Vol. 43 (to page 500)

Reel 1534961
1894-1897 Vol. 43 (from page 500)
1894-1895 Vol. 44
1897-1898 Vol. 45
1898-1901 Vol. 46 (to page 165)

Reel 1534962
1898-1901 Vol. 46 (from page 165)
1895-1896 Vol. 47
1896-1897 Vol. 48

Reel 1535112
1896-1898 Vol. 50
1897-1898 Vol. 51
1898-1899 Vol. 52 (to page 480)

Reel 1535113
1898-1899 Vol. 52 (from page 480)
1898-1912 Vol. 53
1899 Vol. 54
1899-1900 Vol. 55
1899-1901 Vol. 56 (to page 300)

Reel 1535114
1899-1901 Vol. 56 (from page 300)

 

MARRIAGE RECORD, 1880-1937
Index: For indexes to the Marriage Record request the following reels:
Reel 1435137 (A-Z) Female
Reel 1435137 (St-Z) Male
Part of the index, (A-St) Male, is not available at this time.
Notes: (a) There was no Volume 3 or C in the Marriage Record. (b) Some volumes were also individually indexed.

Reel 1533474
1880-1890 Vol. A
1890-1897 Vol. B
1897-1908 Vol. 4
1902-1903 Vol. 5 (to page 125)

Reel 1533475
1904-1906 Vol. 5 (from page 125)
1905-1910 Vol. 6
1910-1915 Vol. 7
1915-1920 Vol. 8 (to page 320)

Reel 1533476
1915-1920 Vol. 8 (from page 320)
1920-1923 Vol. 9
1923-1927 Vol. 10
1927-1932 Vol. 11 (to page 200)

Reel 1533477
1927-1932 Vol. 11 (from page 200)
1932-1937 Vol. 12

 

PROBATE CASE PAPERS, 1880-1889
Index: Early unnumbered cases were arranged alphabetically. Use the Probate Minutes to find case numbers for numbered cases.

Reel 1533782
1880-1889 (Bailey-Lacy, Jack)

Reel 1491991
1880-1889 (Lewis, T. L. Son, A. F.)
1880-1889 (#43-168)

Reel 1491992
1880-1889 (#170-200)

 

PROBATE MINUTES, 1880-1935
Index: For an index to the Probate Minutes, 1880-1964, request Reel 1533605.

Reel 1533605
1880-1885 Vol. A (to page 150)

Reel 1533606
1880-1885 Vol. A (from page 150)
1885-1888 Vol. B
1888-1890 Vol. C

Reel 1533607
1890-1893 Vol. D
1893-1900 Vol. E
1893-1897 Vol. F
1894-1908 Vol. G (to page 50)

Reel 1533608
1894-1908 Vol. G (from page 50)
1896-1901 Vol. H
1901-1905 Vol. I
1902-1907 Vol. J (to page 275)

Reel 1533609
1902-1907 Vol. J (from page 275)
1907-1909 Vol. K
1909-1912 Vol. L
1911-1914 Vol. M (to page 300)

Reel 1533777
1911-1914 Vol. M (from page 300)
1913-1916 Vol. N
1917-1919 Vol. O

Reel 1533778
1919-1920 Vol. P
1920-1922 Vol. Q
1922-1924 Vol. R (to page 300)

Reel 1533779
1922-1924 Vol. R (from page 300)
1924-1925 Vol. S
1925-1926 Vol. T

Reel 1533780
1925-1928 Vol. U
1926-1928 Vol. V
1927-1929 Vol. W (to page 300)

Reel 1533781
1927-1929 Vol. W (from page 320)
1929-1930 Vol. X
1930-1932 Vol. Y

Reel 1533782
1932-1933 Vol. Z
1933-1935 Vol. 27

 

(PROBATE) WILL RECORD, 1880-1933
Index: Arranged alphabetically.

Reel 1491992
1880-1933 (A-G)

Reel 1492070
1880-1933 (H-Y)

 

OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT CLERK

DISTRICT COURT CIVIL CASE PAPERS, 1884-1930
Index: Early cases, although carrying case numbers, were filed alphabetically. Sporadically from case #832 and fully from #3900, cases were filed numerically. Use indexes to the District Court Minutes to find case numbers.

Reel 1535991
1884-1930 (A-Martha Biscoe v. Harry Biscoe)

Reel 1536111
1884-1930 (Martha Biscoe v. Harry Biscoe-Benedict Ehman v. Elizabeth Ehman)

Reel 1536112
1884-1930 (Benedict Ehman v. Elizabeth Ehman-Amy Hill v. C. C. Hill)

Reel 1536113
1884-1930 (Amy Hill v. C. C. Hill-Rebecca Pettigrew v. A. H. Pettigrew)

Reel 1536294
1884-1930 (Rebecca Pettigrew v. A. H. Pettigrew-M. E. Thomas v. R. H. Thomas

Reel 1536295
1884-1930 (M. E. Thomas v. R. H. Thomas; 1891-1921 #832-4052)

Reel 1536296
1921-1924 (#4056-4516)

Reel 1536408
1924-1926 (#4518-4849)

Reel 1536409
1926-1927 (#4851-5242)

Reel 1536410
1927-1929 (#5246-5619)

Reel 1536411
1894
1929-1930 (#1007; 5620-5938)

 

DISTRICT COURT MINUTES, 1884-1933
Index: For an original index to the District Court Minutes, 1884-1920, covering Volumes A-F and L-N, request Reel 1535880. The original index for Volumes H-K was missing. There is a newer index to Volumes A-R of the Minutes, 1884-1933, available on Reel 1535880.
Note: Volumes G and M contained criminal minutes only and were not filmed.

Reel 1535880
1884-1887 Vol. A (to page 500)

Reel 1535881
1884-1887 Vol. A (from page 500)
1887-1890 Vol. B
1891-1894 Vol. C
1890-1897 Vol. D (to page 535)

Reel 1535882
1890-1897 Vol. D (from page 535)
1897-1901 Vol. E
1901-1904 Vol. F
1904-1907 Vol. H (to page 400)

Reel 1535883
1904-1907 Vol. H (from page 400)
1907-1912 Vol. I
1913-1925 Vol. J
1909-1913 Vol. K

Reel 1535989
1911-1916 Vol. L
1916-1920 Vol. N
1920-1923 Vol. O (to page 267)

Reel 1535990
1920-1923 Vol. O (from page 267)
1923-1927 Vol. P
1927-1929 Vol. Q (to page 567)

Reel 1535991
1927-1929 Vol. Q (from page 567)
1929-1933 Vol. R

 

DIVORCE MINUTES, 1906-1938
Index: For an index to the Divorce Minutes, request Reel 1535880. The designations "D," "DR," and "DI" in the index refer to the Divorce Minutes.

Reel 1535991
1906-1938 Vol. 1

 

OFFICE OF THE JUSTICE OF THE PEACE

DEATH RECORD, 1917-1947
Index: For an index to the Death Record, request Reel 1533477. Some references to this record in the index do not have the prefix "JP" so both this record and the Death Record should be checked for references in the index to Volumes 1 or 2.

Reel 1533605
1917-1918 Vol. 1
1918-1947 Vol. 2

 

OFFICE OF THE JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, PRECINCT #1

BIRTH AND DEATH RECORD, 1928-1930
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1533605
1928-1930 Vol. 1

 

OFFICE OF THE JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, PRECINCT #3

BIRTH AND DEATH RECORD, 1928-1933
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1533605
1928-1933 Vol. 1

 

OFFICE OF THE JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, PRECINCT #4

BIRTH AND DEATH RECORD, 1928-1929
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1533605
1928-1929 Vol. 1

 

OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

SCHOLASTIC CENSUS (BANGS ISD), 1934-1936
Index: Arranged alphabetically.

Reel 1535114
1934

Reel 1535780
1935

Reel 1535880
1936

 

SCHOLASTIC CENSUS (BROWNWOOD ISD), 1934-1937
Index: Arranged alphabetically.

Reel 1535114
1934-1935

Reel 1535499
1935-1936 (A-R)

Reel 1535780
1935-1936 (S-Z)
1936-1937 white, A-F

Reel 1535781
1936-1937 white, G-Z
1936-1937 black, A-Z

 

SCHOLASTIC CENSUS (COMMON SCHOOL DISTRICT) 1900-1901; 1928-1929; 1935-1937
Index: Arranged alphabetically.

Reel 1535114
1900-1901

Reel 1535498
1928-1929 (A-P)

Reel 1535499
1928-1929 (Q-Z)

Reel 1535780
1935-1936

Reel 1535781
1936-1937 (A-P)

Reel 1535880
1936-1937 (Q-Z)

 

OFFICE OF THE TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR

TAX ROLLS, 1859...1874; 1875-1910
Note: Reel 102501 is not inclusive.

Reel 102501
1859...1874; 1875-1888

Reel 102502
1888-1901

Reel 102503
1901-1910

Reel 102504
1903-1906

 

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