Caldwell County Records
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OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK

BIRTH RECORD, 1873-1876; 1903-1912; 1915-1940
Index: For a two-volume index to birth records, 1903-1990, request Reel 1685452.
Reel 1685452
1929-1938
1938-1942
1942-1949 (A-F)
Note: (a) Only part of the Birth Record Index is available at this time.

 

BIRTH RECORD (DELAYED), 1938-1990
Index: For a two-volume index to birth records, 1903-1990, request Reel 1685452.
Reel 1685452
1938-1942
1942-1949 (A-F)
Notes: (a) Only part of the Birth Record (Delayed) Index is available at this time.

 

COUNTY COURT MINUTES, 1867-1870; 1876-1890
Index: For an index to the County Court Minutes, 1876-1904, request Reel 1710497. The 1867-1870 volume is individually indexed.

Reel 1710498
1867-1870

Reel 1710497
1876-1881 Vol. A
1881-1886 Vol. B (to page 369)

Reel 1710498
1886-1886 Vol. B (from page 368)
1886-1890 Vol. C

 

DEATH RECORD, 1903-1912; 1915-1962
Index: For an index to the Death Record, 1903-1990, request Reel 1704024. An earlier index from 1929 to 1965, from which the general index was transcribed, is on the same reel.
Note: (a) There is no Death Record for the period September 1912 to May 1915. (b) Volumes 24 (part), 25 and 26 are not available at this time.

Reel 1704024
1903-1911 Vol. A
1909-1912 Vol. B
1915-1917 Vol. C
1917-1922 Vol. D (to page 25)

Reel 1704025
1922-1932 Vol. D (from page 25)
1929-1931 Vol. 1 (#1 to 500)
1930-1932 Vol. 2 (#501 to 1000)
1932-1934 Vol. 3 (#1001 to 1500)
1933-1935 Vol. 4 (#1501 to 2000)
1935 Vol. 5 (#2001 to 2200)

Reel 1704026
1935-1936 Vol. 5 (#2200 to 2500)
1936-1938 Vol. 6 (#2501 to 3100)
1938-1940 Vol. 7 (#3101 to 3701)
1940-1941 Vol. 8 (#3700A to 4200)
1941-1942 Vol. 9 (#4201 to 4500)

Reel 1704027
1942-1943 Vol. 9 (#4500 to 4702)
1943-1945 Vol. 10 (#4703 to 5200)
1945-1947 Vol. 11 (#5201 to 5700)
1944-1948 Vol. 12 (#5701 to 6044)
1945-1949 Vol. 13 (#6045 to 6300)
1949-1951 Vol. 14 (#6301 to 6600)
1951-1951 Vol. 15 (#6601 to 6660)

Reel 1704028
1951-1951 Vol. 15 (#6660 to 6800)
1951-1952 Vol. 16 (#6801 to 7000)
1952-1954 Vol. 17 (#7001 to 7223)
1954-1955 Vol. 18 (#7224 to 7483)
1955-1956 Vol. 19 (#7484 to 7685)
1956-1957 Vol. 20 (#7686 to 7868)
1957-1959 Vol. 21 (#7869 to 8200)
1958-1960 Vol. 22 (#8201 to 8442)
1960-1961 Vol. 23 (#8443 to 8693)
1961-1962 Vol. 24 (#8694 to 8820)

 

(DEED) ALIEN OWNED LAND RECORD, 1923, 1927
Index: Individually indexed.
Note: The Alien Owned Land Record was filmed after Volume 2 of the Survey Records.

Reel 202801
1923, 1927

 

DEED OF TRUST RECORD, 1880-1887
Index: For an index to the Deed of Trust Record, 1880-1913, request Reel 980078.

Reel 980079
1880-1884 Vol. A
1881-1887 Vol. B

 

DEED RECORD, 1846-1916
Index: For indexes to the Deed Record request the following reels:
Reel 980328
1846-1884
Reel 980329
1884-1918 (Direct, A-K)
Reel 980330
1884-1918 (Direct, L-Z)
Reel 980331
1884-1918 (Reverse)
Note: The 1846-1884 index also contains a typescript copy of a muster roll of Company A, 32nd Texas Cavalry.

Reel 980332
1846-1851 Vol. A
1851-1852 Vol. B

Reel 980333
1852-1854 Vol. C

Reel 980334
1854-1855 Vol. D

Reel 980335
1855-1856 Vol. E

Reel 980336
1856-1858 Vol. F

Reel 980337
1858-1859 Vol. G

Reel 980338
1859-1865 Vol. H

Reel 980339
1856-1868 Vol. I
1856-1869 Vol. J-K

Reel 980069
1868-1870 Vol. L
1870-1871 Vol. M

Reel 980070
1870-1873 Vol. N
1873 Vol. O

Reel 980071
1873-1874 Vol. P
1874-1876 Vol. Q

Reel 980072
1876-1879 Vol. R
1877-1878 Vol. S

Reel 980073
1878-1879 Vol. T

Reel 980074
1879-1880 Vol. U
1880-1881 Vol. V

Reel 980075
1881-1882 Vol. W
1882-1883 Vol. X

Reel 980076
1883 Vol. Y
1883-1884 Vol. Z

Reel 980077
1884-1885 Vol. 1
1885-1886 Vol. 2

Reel 1674212
1886 Vol. 3
1886-1887 Vol. 4
1887 Vol. 5 (to page 470)

Reel 1674213
1887-1888 Vol. 5 (from page 470)
1887-1889 Vol. 6
1889 Vol. 7
1889-1890 Vol. 8 (to page 311)

Reel 1674214
1890 Vol. 8 (from page 310)
1889-1890 Vol. 9
1890-1891 Vol. 10
1890-1891 Vol. 11 (to page 131)

Reel 1674215
1891 Vol. 11 (from page 130)
1890-1892 Vol. 12
1891-1893 Vol. 13
1892-1894 Vol. 14
1892-1893 Vol. 15
1893-1896 Vol. 16 (to page 365)

Reel 1685448
1896-1897 Vol. 16 (from page 364)
1893-1895 Vol. 17
1896 Vol. 18
1895-1897 Vol. 19 (to page 181)

Reel 1685449
1897-1916 Vol. 19 (from page 180)
1896 Vol. 20
1896-1898 Vol. 21

Reel 1685450
1898-1899 Vol. 22
1897-1901 Vol. 23
1899 Vol. 24 (to page 481)

Reel 1685451
1899-1900 Vol. 24 (from page 480)
1898-1901 Vol. 25
1900-1903 Vol. 26
1900-1901 Vol. 27 (to page 311)

Reel 1685452
1901-1901 Vol. 27 (from page 310)

 

DEED RECORD (TRANSCRIBED FROM GONZALES AND BASTROP COUNTIES), 1837-1879
Index: Each volume is individually indexed.

Reel 980080
1837-1848
1838-1879

 

DISCHARGE RECORD, 1918-1931
Index: Each volume is individually indexed.

Reel 1704450
1918 Vol. A
1919-1931

 

MARRIAGE RECORD, 1848-1941
Index: For a two-volume index to the Marriage Record, 1848- 1978, request Reel 980081.

Reel 980082
1848-1852 Vol. A
1865-1874 Vol. B
1856-1873 Vol. C-D
1874-1877 Vol. E

Reel 980083
1877-1886 Vol. F
1887-1891 Vol. G
1891-1894 Vol. H

Reel 980084
1894-1898 Vol. I
1898-1902 Vol. J
1902-1906 Vol. K

Reel 980085
1906-1910 Vol. L
1910-1913 Vol. M

Reel 980086
1914-1916 Vol. N
1916-1919 Vol. O

Reel 1704024
1931-1932 Vol. S (from page 360)
1932-1937 Vol. T

Reel 1704171
1940-1941 Vol. U (from page 474)

 

(NATURALIZATION) DECLARATIONS OF INTENTION, 1898-1906
Index: For a WPA index to naturalization records, 1853-1928, request Reel 1710496 or Reel 980341.
Note: The declarations of intention are also available on Reel 980341.

Reel 1710497
1898-1906

 

PROBATE MINUTES, 1849-1935
Index: For indexes to the Probate Minutes request the following reels:

Reel 1704171
1849-1908
1908-1990 (A-H)

Reel 1704172
1908-1990 (H-Z)

Reel 980087
1849-1855 Vol. A
1851-1857 Vol. A2
1856-1867 Vol. B

Reel 980088
1867-1881 Vol. C (original)

Reel 980089
1867-1881 Vol. C2 (transcription of Volume C)

Reel 980090
1880-1889 Vol. D
1889 Vol. E

Reel 980091
1898-1908 Vol. F
1908-1917 Vol. G

Reel 1704172
1917-1922 Vol. H (to page 202)

Reel 1704447
1917-1926 Vol. H (from page 202)
1925-1931 Vol. I
1931-1935 Vol. J

 

PROBATE RECORD, 1853-1935
Index: Use indexes to the Probate Minutes.
Note: There is no Volume A in the Probate Record.

Reel 980092
1853-1856 Vol. B
1856-1859 Vol. C

Reel 980093
1859-1868 Vol. D
1868-1876 Vol. E

Reel 980094
1876-1881 Vol. F
1880-1888 Vol. G

Reel 980095
1887-1893 Vol. H
1893-1897 Vol. I

Reel 980096
1897-1901 Vol. J
1901-1906 Vol. K

Reel 980097
1906-1910 Vol. L
1910-1916 Vol. M

Reel 980340
1913-1919 Vol. N

Reel 1704447
1917-1918 Vol. O (to page 115)

Reel 1704448
1918-1922 Vol. O (from page 115)
1922-1924 Vol. P
1924-1926 Vol. Q (to page 476)

Reel 1704449
1926-1927 Vol. Q (from page 475)
1927-1929 Vol. R
1929-1932 Vol. S
1932-1933 Vol. T (to page 166)

Reel 1704450
1933-1935 Vol. T (from page 166)

 

OFFICE OF THE COUNTY SURVEYOR

RECORD OF APPLICATION, 1859-1946
Index: Volume 1 is individually indexed. Volume 2 is not indexed.
Note: Reel 202801 has two volumes labelled "1".

Reel 202801
1859-1908, 1919-1920 Vol. 1
1921-1937, 1943-1946 Vol. 2

 

SURVEY RECORD, 1831-1953
Index: Each volume is individually indexed.
Note: Reel 202801 has two volumes labelled "1" and two volumes labelled "A".

Reel 202801
1855-1905, 1926 Vol. 1 (Preemptions)
1838-1883, 1901-1932 Vol. A (transcription)
1831-1953, Vol. A (transcription)

 

OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT CLERK

DISTRICT COURT CIVIL CASE PAPERS, 1854-1940
Index: Use indexes to the District Court Civil Minutes to determine case numbers.

Reel 1704968
1854-1878 (#73 to 1837)

Reel 1705135
1878-1887 (#1837 to 2272)

Reel 1705136
1887-1894 (#2272 to 2628)

Reel 1705137
1894-1899 (#2628 to 3072)

Reel 1705138
1899-1904 (#3072 to 3543)

Reel 1705323
1904-1908 (#3543 to 3850)

Reel 1705324
1908-1912 (#3850 to 4175)

Reel 1705325
1912-1917 (#4175 to 5840)

Reel 1705326
1917-1920 (#5840 to 6150)

Reel 1705327
1920-1924 (#6150 to 6710)

Reel 1705328
1924-1927 (#6710 to 8131)

Reel 1705518
1927-1930 (#8131 to 8549)

Reel 1705519
1930-1933 (#8549 to 8977)

Reel 1705520
1933-1936 (#8977 to 9315)

Reel 1705521
1936-1939 (#9315 to 9688)

Reel 1705522
1939-1940 (#9688 to 9825)

 

DISTRICT COURT CIVIL MINUTES, 1848-1940
Index: For a two-volume index to the District Court Civil Minutes request the following reels:
Reel 1704967
Plaintiff
Reel 1704967
Defendant, A-C
Reel 1704968
Defendant, D-Z
An earlier three-volume index to the District Court Civil Minutes from 1848 to 1924 is available on Reel 1704967. A separate index to the Volume B Supplement is on the same reel as the supplemental volume.
Note: Volumes A-G also contain criminal minutes.

Reel 1705522
1848-1854 Vol. A-1
1855-1858 Vol. A
1858-1859 Vol. B (to page 195)

Reel 1705523
1859-1867 Vol. B (from page 194)
1867-1868 Vol. B Supplement
1869-1872 Vol. C
1872-1875 Vol. D

Reel 1710493
1875-1877 Vol. E
1877-1881 Vol. F
1881-1886 Vol. G

Reel 1710494
1886-1894 Vol. H
1895-1906 Vol. I
1906-1914 Vol. J (to page 419)

Reel 1710495
1915-1917 Vol. J (from page 418)
1917-1924 Vol. K
1924-1930 Vol. L
1930-1932 Vol. M (to page 199)

Reel 1710496
1932-1938 Vol. M (from page 199)
1938-1940 Vol. N

 

DIVORCE RECORD, 1896-1944
Index: Use indexes to the District Court Civil Minutes.
Note: There is no Volume 1 in the Divorce Record.

Reel 1710496
1896-1923 Vol. 2
1923-1933 Vol. 3
1933-1944 Vol. 4

 

(NATURALIZATION) DECLARATIONS OF INTENTION, 1887-1923
Index: For a WPA index to naturalization records, 1853-1928, request Reel 1710496 or Reel 980341.
Note: The 1905-1906 volume is also available on Reel 980341.

Reel 1710496
1887-1902

Reel 1710497
1905-1906
1907-1923 Vol. 2

 

NATURALIZATION RECORD, 1892-1939
Index: For a WPA index to naturalization records, 1853-1928, request Reel 1710496 or Reel 980341.
Note: The 1892-1902 volume is also available on Reel 980341.

Reel 1710497
1892-1902
1904-1906
1906-1914 Vol. 2
1915-1939 Vol. II

 

OFFICE OF THE JUSTICE OF THE PEACE

INQUEST RECORD, 1906-1940
Index: The 1924-1936 volume is individually indexed; the other volumes are not indexed.

Reel 1710498
1906-1924
1924-1936
1924-1940

 

OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

SCHOLASTIC CENSUS, 1928-1929; 1932-1937
Index: Arranged alphabetically.

Reel 1674496
1928-1929 Census - Common Schools (white and black); Luling ISD (white and black); Prairie Lea ISD (white and black).

Reel 1674604
1928-1929 Census - Martindale ISD (white and black), Fentress ISD (white and black), and Maxwell ISD (white). 1932-1933 Census - Common Schools (white), Lockhart ISD (white), and Luling ISD (white, A-B).

Reel 1674605
1932-1933 Census - Luling ISD (white, C-Z), Fentress ISD (white), Prairie Lea ISD (white), Martindale ISD (white), Maxwell ISD (white), and Common Schools and ISDs (black). 1933-1934 Census - Common Schools and ISDs (black, A-S).

Reel 1674609
1933-1934 Census - Common Schools and ISDs (black, T-Z), Common Schools (white), Lockhart ISD (white), and Luling ISD (white).

Reel 1674610
1933-1934 Census - Martindale ISD (white), Maxwell ISD (white), Fentress ISD (white), and Prairie Lea ISD (white). 1934-1935 Census - Common Schools (white) and Lockhart ISD (white, A-C).

Reel 1674611
1934-1935 Census - Lockhart ISD (white, D-Z), Luling ISD (white), Fentress ISD (white), Maxwell ISD (white), Martindale ISD (white), Prairie Lea ISD (white), and Common Schools and ISDs (black).

Reel 1674612
1935-1936 Census - Common Schools (white), Lockhart ISD (white), Luling ISD (white), and Martindale ISD (white).

Reel 1674758
1935-1936 Census - Maxwell ISD (white), Fentress ISD (white), Prairie Lea ISD (white), Common Schools (black), Lockhart ISD (black), Luling ISD (black), Martindale ISD (black), Maxwell ISD (black), Fentress ISD (black), and Prairie Lea ISD (black).
1936-1937 Census - Common Schools (white) and Lockhart ISD (white, A-C).

Reel 1674759
1936-1937 Census - Lockhart ISD (white, D-Z), Luling ISD (white), Martindale ISD (white), Maxwell ISD (white), Fentress ISD (white), Prairie Lea ISD (white), and Common Schools and ISDs (black, A-M).

Reel 1674760
1936-1937 Census - Common Schools and ISDs (black, N-Z)

 

OFFICE OF THE TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR

TAX ROLLS, 1848-1910

Reel 102801
1848-1888

Reel 102802
1889-1901

Reel 102803
1901-1910

 

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