Colorado County Records
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OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK

COUNTY COURT MINUTES, 1867-1908
Index: For an index to Volumes A-K of the County Court Minutes request Reel 973583.

Reel 973584
1867-1880 Vol. A

Reel 973585
1880-1888 Vol. B
1888-1895 Vol. C

Reel 973586
1895-1900 Vol. D
1900-1908 Vol. E

 

DEATH RECORD, 1914-1969
Index: Each volume also individually indexed.
Notes: (a) This record series contained some certificates. (b) Part of Volume 3, pages 1-253, is not available at this time. (c) Volume 3, pages 254-341 contained records of deaths in the city of Columbus; pages 341-480 contained records transferred from the city of Weimar.

Reel 1955764
1914-1933 Vol. 3 (from page 254)
1924-1935 Vol. 4 #280 to 1456
1935-1942 Vol. 5 #1457 to 2654

Reel 1927812
1942-1946 #2650 to 3365

Reel 1927813
1946-1956 #3366 to 5150

Reel 1927814
1956-1965 #5151 to 6950

Reel 1927815
1965-1969 #6951 to 8000

 

(DEED) LAND CERTIFICATES, 1838-1855
Index: Volume was individually indexed, although some entries were not indexed.
Note: This record, created by the commissioners for the General Land Office in Austin, stated the date the individual arrived in Texas and his family status.

Reel 1955517
1838-1855

 

(DEED) PREEMPTION CLAIMS, 1824-1860
Index: Each volume individually indexed, although some entries were not indexed.
Note: Original records were water damaged and faded, thereby producing poor quality copies.

Reel 1955517
1824-1860 Vol. 1
1846-1854 Vol. B

 

DEED RECORD, 1836-1901
Index: For indexes to the Deed Record, 1836-1928, request the following reels:
Direct:
Reel 969501 A-D
Reel 969502 E-K
Reel 969503 L-R
Reel 969504 S-Z
Reverse:
Reel 969505 A-K
Reel 969506 E-G
Reel 969507 H-M
Reel 969508 N-S
Reel 969509 T-Z
Note: In volume 14, pages 635 and 636 were missing page numbers.

Reel 969510
1836-1839 Vol. A
1839-1840 Vol. B

Reel 969511
1840-1842 Vol. C

Reel 969512
1841-1844 Vol. D
1844-1846 Vol. E

Reel 969513
1846-1848 Vol. F

Reel 969514
1848-1851 Vol. G
1851-1853 Vol. H

Reel 969515
1853-1856 Vol. I

Reel 969516
1856-1858 Vol. J

Reel 969517
1858-1860 Vol. K

Reel 969518
1860-1866 Vol. L

Reel 969519
1866-1868 Vol. M

Reel 969520
1868-1870 Vol. N

Reel 969521
1870-1871 Vol. O

Reel 969522
1871-1872 Vol. P
1872-1874 Vol. Q

Reel 969523
1873-1875 Vol. R
1875-1877 Vol. S

Reel 969524
1877-1878 Vol. T
1878-1879 Vol. U

Reel 969525
1879-1880 Vol. V
1880-1881 Vol. W

Reel 969526
1881-1882 Vol. X

Reel 969527
1882-1883 Vol. Y

Reel 969528
1883 Vol. Z

Reel 969529
1883-1885 Vol. 1
1885-1886 Vol. 2

Reel 969530
1886-1887 Vol. 3

Reel 1955175
1886-1888 Vol. 4
1888 Vol. 5 (to page 165)

Reel 1955176
1888-1889 Vol. 5 (from page 165)
1889-1891 Vol. 6
1889 Vol. 7 (to page 450)

Reel 1955177
1889-1890 Vol. 7 (from page 450)
1891-1892 Vol. 8
1892-1893 Vol. 9
1893 Vol. 10 (to page 85)

Reel 1955178
1893-1894 Vol. 10 (from page 85)
1894-1895 Vol. 11
1895 Vol. 12 (to page 400)

Reel 1955179
1895-1896 Vol. 12 (from page 400)
1896 Vol. 13
1896-1897 Vol. 14

Reel 1955263
1897 Vol. 15
1897 Vol. 16
1897-1898 Vol. 17 (to page 301)

Reel 1955264
1898 Vol. 17 (from page 300)
1898-1899 Vol. 18
1899 Vol. 19
1899 Vol. 20 (to page 151)

Reel 1955265
1899-1900 Vol. 20 (from page 150)
1900 Vol. 21
1900-1901 Vol. 22

 

DEED RECORD (SPANISH), 1832-1893
Index: Use indexes to the Deed Record.

Reel 969531
1832-1893

 

DISCHARGE RECORD, 1918-1946
Index: For a general index to the Discharge Record, 1919-1994, request Reel 1955517. Each volume was individually indexed.
Note: (a) Dates listed are file dates; actual events range ca. 1899-1953. (b) Part of Volume 3 is not available at this time.

Reel 1955518
1918-1945 Vol. 1
1945-1951 Vol. 2
1945-1946 Vol. 3 (to page 350)

 

MARRIAGE AFFIDAVITS, 1891-1904

Reel 973559
1891-1904

 

(MARRIAGE) NOTICE OF INTENTION TO MARRY, 1928-1933
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1955517
1928-1932 Vol. 1
1932-1933 Vol. 2

 

MARRIAGE RECORD, 1837-1958
Index: For an index to the Marriage Record, 1836-1974, request Reel 969532. Some volumes were also individually indexed.
Notes: (a) There is no Volume A in the Marriage Record. (b) Some volumes were racially segregated.

Reel 969533
1837-1853 Vol. B
1853-1857 Vol. C
1857-1877 Vol. D

Reel 969534
1866-1875 Vol. E

Reel 969533
1875-1879 Vol. C2

Reel 969534
1876-1886 Vol. F
1879-1890 Vol. G

Reel 969535
1866-1894 Vol. H

Reel 969536
1890-1894 Vol. I

Reel 973556
1894-1901 Vol. J
1894-1905 Vol. K

Reel 973557
1901-1909 Vol. L
1904-1912 Vol. M

Reel 973558
1908-1915 Vol. N

Reel 973559
1912-1920 Vol. O

Reel 1955076
1915-1925 Vol. P (white)
1920-1930 Vol. Q (black)
1925-1934 Vol. R (white)

Reel 1955077
1930-1950 Vol. S (black)
1934-1942 Vol. T (white)
1942-1949 Vol. U (white) (to page 451)

Reel 1955175
1949-1950 Vol. U (white) (from page 450)
1950-1958 Vol. V (white and black)

 

(NATURALIZATION) DECLARATION OF INTENTION, 1856-1906
Index: For a WPA index to the Naturalization Records, 1851-1925, request Reel 973594. Reel 1927812, 1884-1906, Vol. 1, was individually indexed.
NOTE: For additional Naturalization Records, see the OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT CLERK.

Reel 973594
1856-1884

Reel 973595
1906

Reel 1955517
1884-1906 Vol. 1

Reel 1927812
1884-1906 Vol. 1

 

NATURALIZATION RECORD, 1892-1906
Index: For a WPA index to the Naturalization Records, 1851-1925, request Reel 973594.

Reel 973595
1892-1906 Vol. 2
1905-1906 Vol. 1

 

PROBATE MINUTES, 1837-1940
Index: For indexes to the Probate Minutes, 1837-1975, request the following reels:
Reel 973560 1837-1975 (original)
Reel 973561 1837-1903 (transcribed)
Reel 973562 1903-1920
Reel 1955354 1918-1960

Reel 973563
1837-1840 Vol. A
1839-1844 Vol. B
1844-1851 Vol. C
1851-1858 Vol. D

Reel 973564
1858-1868 Vol. E
1868-1879 Vol. F

Reel 973565
1880-1884 Vol. G

Reel 973566
1883-1887 Vol. H

Reel 973567
1887-1891 Vol. I

Reel 973568
1891-1894 Vol. J

Reel 973569
1894-1897 Vol. K

Reel 973570
1897-1900 Vol. L

Reel 973571
1900-1902 Vol. M

Reel 973572
1902-1904 Vol. N

Reel 973573
1904-1905 Vol. O

Reel 973574
1905-1907 Vol. P

Reel 973575
1907-1910 Vol. Q

Reel 973576
1910-1913 Vol. R
1913-1916 Vol. S

Reel 1955356
1918-1919 Vol. T (from page 582)
1919-1922 Vol. U
1922-1924 Vol. V
1924-1925 Vol. W (to page 202)

Reel 1955357
1925-1932 Vol. W (from page 201)
1927-1929 Vol. X
1929-1930 Vol. Y (to page 333)

Reel 1955437
1930-1931 Vol. Y (from page 333)
1931-1933 Vol. Z
1933-1934 Vol. 1 (to page 586)

Reel 1955517
1934-1940 Vol. 1 (from page 587)

 

PROBATE RECORD, 1841-1878
Index: Use indexes to the Probate Minutes.

Reel 973577
1841-1848 Vol. B
1847-1849 Vol. C

Reel 973578
1848-1854 Vol. D

Reel 973579
1854-1858 Vol. E
1858-1866 Vol. F

Reel 973580
1865-1870 Vol. G

Reel 973581
1867-1875 Vol. H

Reel 973582
1875-1877 Vol. I
1877-1878 Vol. J

 

OFFICE OF THE COUNTY SURVEYOR

SURVEY RECORD, 1835-1946
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 204501
1835, 1838-1882 Vol. A (Transcribed)
1877, 1883-1946 Vol. B

 

OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT CLERK

DISTRICT COURT CASE PAPERS, 1840-1930
Note: Only the following types of cases have been selected for filming: divorce, removal of disability of minor, naturalization, name changes, partition of estate, application to sell property without spousal consent.

Reel 1955765
1840-1865 #104 to 1788

Reel 1955804
1864-1880 #1790...3569

Reel 1955805
1880-1888 #3572...4018

Reel 1955806
1888-1893 #4022...4198
1888-1893 #4301...4398
1888-1893 #4200...4282

Reel 1955807
1893-1899 #4283...4299
1893-1899 #4407...4843

Reel 1927410
1899-1904 #4847...7143

Reel 1927411
1904-1909 #7145...7481

Reel 1927412
1909-1913 #7482...7901

Reel 1927413
1913-1917 #7905...8531

Reel 1927534
1917-1920 #8532...8839

Reel 1927535
1920-1925 #8840...9171

Reel 1927536
1925-1929 #9172...9505

Reel 1927721
1929-1930 #9506...9654

 

DISTRICT COURT CIVIL MINUTES, 1837-1944
Index: For an index to Volumes A-P, 1837-1944, of the District Court Civil Minutes, request Reel 973587. This index also indexes Volumes 1 and 2 of the Divorce Minutes.

Reel 973588
1837-1849 Vol. A-B
1849-1858 Vol. C

Reel 973589
1858-1866 Vol. C2
1866-1871 Vol. D

Reel 973590
1871-1873 Vol. E
1873-1876 Vol. F

Reel 973591
1876-1881 Vol. G
1881-1886 ol. H

Reel 973592
1886-1892 Vol. I
1892-1899 Vol. J

Reel 973593
1899-1905 Vol. K
1905-1911 Vol. L

Reel 1955765
1911-1950 Vol. 2 (Transcribed)

Reel 1927721
1912-1920 Vol. M

Reel 1927722
1920-1932 Vol. N
1932-1944 Vol. O

 

DISTRICT COURT FINAL RECORD, 1839-1876
Index: Volume E contained a partial index.
Notes: (a) Volumes were not indexed; however, some of the naturalizations were indexed in the WPA index on Reel 973594. (b) Pagination was continuous from Volume A through Volume C.

Reel 1927723
1839-1849 Vol. A
1850-1868 Vol. B

Reel 1927811
1852-1854 Vol. C
1855-1866 Vol. D
1865-1876 Vol. E

 

DIVORCE MINUTES, 1916-1956
Index: Volume was individually indexed. Also indexed in Index to District Court Civil Minutes, Reel 973587.

Reel 1927723
1916-1956 Vol. 2

 

DIVORCE RECORD, 1906-1951
Index: For a partial index to the Divorce Records, 1906-1923, request Reel 1927722. For more complete indexing refer to Index to District Court Civil Minutes, Reel 973587.
Note: This index refers to case numbers 5035-9022; therefore, it contained some entries from Vol. 2 which was not filmed.

Reel 1927722
1906-1920 Vol. 1 (to page 241)

Reel 1927723
1920-1951 Vol. 1 (from page 240)

 

(NATURALIZATION) DECLARATIONS OF INTENTION, 1891-1934
Index: For a partial index to the Naturalization Records extracted from District Court Civil Minutes Volumes C and C2, 1848-1866, request Reel 1927811 and Reel 1927812. (Some of these were not in the WPA index.)
Note: (a) After filming the index on Reel 1927811, it was discovered that many Declarations of Intention had not been indexed; therefore, the index was updated and refilmed on Reel 1927812. (b) For additional Naturalization Records, see the OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK.

Reel 973595
1891-1906 Vol. 1
1906-1918 Vol. 1

Reel 1927811
1918-1922 (to page 200)

Reel 1927812
1922-1929 (from page 201)
1930-1934

 

(NATURALIZATION) PETITION AND RECORD, 1890-1935
Index: For a WPA index to naturalization records, 1851-1925, request Reel 973594. Each volume also individually indexed. For a partial index to naturalization records extracted from District Court Civil Minutes Vols. C and C2, 1848-1866, request Reel 1927811.

Reel 973595
1890-1906 Vol. 1
1904-1906 Vol. 2
1906-1914 Vol. 3

Reel 1927812
1913-1929 Vol. 4 (to page 150)
1922-1929 Vol. 5 (from page 151)
1931-1935

 

OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

SCHOLASTIC RECORD, 1925-1946
Note: The census are grouped alphabetically by student surname, and racially integrated.

Reel 1983234
1925 A-T

Reel 1983235
1925 U-Z
1926 A-S

Reel 1983236
1926 T-Z
1927 A-R

Reel 1983237
1927 S-Z
1928 A-P

Reel 1983238
1928 P-Z
1929 A-M

Reel 1983239
1929 N-Z
1930 A-Mc

Reel 1983240
1930 M-Z
1931 A-J

Reel 1983241
1931 K-Z
1932 A-H

Reel 1983242
1932 H-Z
1933 A-G

Reel 1983349
1933 H-Z
1934 A-E

Reel 1983350
1934 F-Z
1935 A-E

Reel 1983351
1935 F-Z
1936 A-C

Reel 1983352
1936 D-Z
1937 A-C

Reel 1983353
1937 D-Z
1938 A-C

Reel 1983354
1938 D-Z
1939 A-C

Reel 1983355
1939 D-Z
1940 A-G

Reel 1983356
1940 G-Z
1941 A-J

Reel 1983357
1941 K-Z
1942 A-M

Reel 1983444
1942 Mc-Z
1943 A-S

Reel 1983445
1943 T-Z
1944 A-Z
1945 A-C

Reel 1983446
1945 D-Y
1946 A-L

Reel 1983447
1946 M-Z

 

OFFICE OF THE TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR

TAX ROLLS, 1838-1910

Reel 104501
1838-1879

Reel 104502
1879-1891

Reel 104503
1891-1901

Reel 104504
1901-1906

Reel 104505
1906-1910

 

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