Cameron County Records
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OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK

BURIAL PERMIT RECORD, 1870-1950
Note: The records are missing for the period of June 1938 through 1939.

Reel 2321673
1870-1898
1898-1925
1925-1938
1940-1950

 

CEMETERY RECORD, 1839-1900

Reel 2321672
1839-1900

 

COUNTY COURT CIVIL MINUTES, 1867-1910
Index: Each volume is individually indexed.

Reel 1016181
1867-1899 Vol. A
1899-1910 Vol. B

 

DEATH RECORD, 1910-1977
(BROWNSVILLE CITY)
Note: Volume 3, 1915, contains 9 birth certificates.

Reel 2322624
1910-1911 Vol.1
1911 Vol. 2
1911 Vol. 3
1915 Vol. 3
1911-1912 Vol. 4
1912-1913 Vol. 5
1913 Vol. 6
1913-1914 Vol. 7
1914-1915 Vol. 8
1915-1916 Vol. 9

Reel 2321672
1916 Vol. 10
1916-1917 Vol. 11
1917 Vol. 12

Reel 2321370
1917-1928 Vol. 1
1928-1933 Vol. 2
1933-1936 Vol. 3

Reel 2321371
1936-1939 Vol. 4
1939-1943 Vol. 5

Reel 2321372
1943-1946 Vol. 6
1946-1949 Vol. 7

Reel 2321492
1949-1951 Vol. 8
1951-1955 Vol. 9

Reel 2321493
1955-1957 Vol. 10
1957-1959 Vol. 11

Reel 2321494
1959-1960 Vol. 12
1960-1962 Vol. 13

Reel 2321495
1962-1963 Vol. 14
1963-1965 Vol. 15

Reel 2321496
1965-1966 Vol. 16
1966-1969 Vol. 17

Reel 2321497
1969-1972 Vol. 18
1972-1974 Vol. 19

Reel 2321498
1974-1977 Vol. 20

 

DEED OF TRUST RECORD, 1882-1892
Index: For indexes to the Deed of Trust Record and to deeds of trust and mortgages in the Deed Record request the following reels:
Direct:
Reel 1016170 (A-K)
Reel 1016171 (L-Y)
Reverse:
Reel 1016172 (A-K)
Reel 1016173 (L-Y)

Reel 1016174
1882-1888 Vol. 1
1888-1892 Vol. 2

 

DEED RECORD, 1848-1885
Index: For an index to the Deed Record, 1848-1911, request Reel 1016163.
Note: Volumes C and D of the Deed Record containing recorded deeds from 14 August 1850 to 6 February 1851 were destroyed by fire in 1854.

Reel 1016164
1848-1850 Vol. A
1849-1850 Vol. B

Reel 1016165
1851-1853 Vol. E
1853-1857 Vol. F

Reel 1016166
1857-1859 Vol. G
1859-1865 Vol. H

Reel 1016167
1866-1867 Vol. A (original)
1866-1867 Vol. A1 (transcribed version of Volume A)
1867-1870 Vol. B

Reel 1016168
1870-1873 Vol. C
1873-1878 Vol. D

Reel 1016169
1878-1882 Vol. E
1882-1885 Vol. F

 

MARRIAGE RECORD, 1848-1912
Index: For indexes to the Marriage Record request the following reels:
Reel 1016183 Male
Reel 1016184 Female

Reel 1016185
1848-1865 Vol. A
1865-1869 Vol. B
1866-1867 Vol. C
1867-1869 Vol. B (supplement)
1869-1871 Vol. C (supplement)

Reel 1016186
1871-1876 Vol. D
1876-1881 Vol. E
1882-1887 Vol. F

Reel 1016187
1887-1892 Vol. G
1892-1905 Vol. H

Reel 1016188
1905-1909 Vol. I
1909-1912 Vol. J

 

(NATURALIZATION) DECLARATIONS OF INTENTION, 1876-1930

Reel 1016182
1876-1900
1882-1906
1890-1911; 1930
1906

 

PROBATE MINUTES, 1848-1912
Index: For an index to the Probate Minutes request Reel 1016175.

Reel 1016175
1848-1851 Vol. A
1851-1858 Vol. B (original)
1851-1858 Vol. B (transcribed)

Reel 1016176
1859-1876 Vol. C
1865-1870 Vol. D (original)
1865-1870 Vol. D (transcribed)
1870-1880 Vol. E

Reel 1016177
1880-1883 Vol. F
1879-1890 Vol. G

Reel 1016178
1889-1896 Vol. H
1896-1900 Vol. I

Reel 1016179
1900-1904 Vol. J
1904-1907 Vol. K

Reel 1016180
1907-1910 Vol. L
1910-1912 Vol. M

 

OFFICE OF THE COUNTY SURVEYOR

SURVEY RECORD, 1870-1940
Index: Some volumes were individually indexed, but not all.

Reel 203102
1881-1909 Vol. A (transcribed)
1870-1928 Vol. B
1881-1938 Vol. A
1938-1940 Vol. D

 

OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT CLERK

DISTRICT COURT CIVIL MINUTES, 1849-1914
Index: For indexes to the District Court Minutes request the following reels:
Direct:
Reel 1016153 (A-K)
Reel 1016154 (L-Z)
Reverse:
Reel 1016151 (A-K)
Reel 1016152 (L-Z)

Reel 1016160
1849-1858 Vol. A (original)

Reel 1016155
1849-1858 Vol. A (transcribed)

Reel 1016160
1858-1866 Vol. B (original)

Reel 1016155
1858-1866 Vol. B (transcribed)

Reel 1016161
1866-1873 Vol. C (original)

Reel 1016156
1866-1873 Vol. C (transcribed)

Reel 1016161
1873-1878 Vol. D (original)

Reel 1016156
1873-1878 Vol. D (transcribed)

Reel 1016157
1878-1884 Vol. E

Reel 1016162
1884-1892 Vol. F (original)

Reel 1016157
1884-1892 Vol. F (transcribed)

Reel 1016158
1892-1902 Vol. G
1892-1906 Vol. H

Reel 1016159
1902-1914 Vol. I
1906-1911 Vol. J

 

(NATURALIZATION) DECLARATIONS OF INTENTION, 1871-1909
Index: Separate indexes to Volumes B and C of the declarations were on Reel 1016150. The 1895-1909 volume is individually indexed. Volume D was not indexed.

Reel 1016150
1871-1873 Vol. B
1873-1878 Vol. C
1878-1890 Vol. D

Reel 1016182
1895-1909

 

OFFICE OF THE TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR

TAX ROLLS, 1848-1910

Reel 103101
1848-1866

Reel 103102
1886-1900

Reel 103103
1900-1910

 

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