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OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK

DEATH RECORD, 1903-1964
Index: For indexes to the Death Record request the following reels:
Reel 1455549
1903-1940
Reel 1455550
1928-1956
Reel 1711938
1955-1991 (A-Birkholz, Larry)
Reel 1711939
1955-1991 (Black, Dalbert-Howeth, Leita)
Reel 1711940
1955-1991 (Hubbard, Elsie-N)
Reel 1712088
1955-1991 (O-Z)
Note: (a) Beginning in 1928 death certificates were filed rather than being recorded. The designation "Cert." in the indexes refers to certificates in the post-1928 form of the Death Record. (b) Part of the Death Record, Volume 5, 1964-1966, is not available at this time.

Reel 1455550
1903-1915 Vol. 1
1915-1928 Vol. 2
1928-1933

Reel 1753351
1934-1956

Reel 1753352
1955-1957 Vol. 1
1958-1959 Vol. 2
1959-1961 Vol. 3

Reel 1763265
1962-1964 Vol. 4

 

DEATH RECORD (GAINESVILLE CITY), 1910-1940
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.
Note: Part of the Death Record, (Gainesville City), 1940-1955, is not available at this time.

Reel 1455550
1910-1911
1912-1917

Reel 1455551
1917-1932
1932-1940

 

DEED RECORD, 1850-1902
Index: For indexes to the Deed Record request the following reels:
Reel 1290653
1850-1876
1876-1882 (Direct)
1876-1882 (Reverse, A-C)
Reel 1290654
1876-1882 (Reverse, D-Z)
1882-1885
1885-1888
Reel 1290655
1882-1885
Reel 1290656
1892-1895
1895-1899
Reel 1468736
1899-1903
Note: There are two volumes labelled "5" in the Deed Record.

Reel 1290681
1850-1860 Vol. 1 (original)

Reel 1290656
1850-1853 Vol. 1 (transcribed)
1856-1857 Vol. 2 (transcribed)

Reel 1290657
1857-1858 Vol. 3
1858-1860 Vol. 4

Reel 1290658
1859-1862 Vol. 5
1862-1866 Vol. 5

Reel 1290659
1866-1869 Vol. 6
1869-1871 Vol. 7

Reel 1290660
1871-1872 Vol. 8
1871-1873 Vol. 9

Reel 1290661
1873-1874 Vol. 10
1874-1875 Vol. 11

Reel 1290662
1875-1876 Vol. 12
1875-1877 Vol. 13

Reel 1290663
1877 Vol. 14
1877 Vol. 15

Reel 1290664
1877-1878 Vol. 16
1878-1879 Vol. 17

Reel 1290665
1879-1880 Vol. 18
1879-1880 Vol. 19

Reel 1290666
1880-1881 Vol. 20
1881 Vol. 21

Reel 1290667
1881-1882 Vol. 22
1881-1882 Vol. 23

Reel 1290668
1881-1882 Vol. 24
1882-1884 Vol. 25

Reel 1290669
1882-1883 Vol. 26
1883 Vol. 27

Reel 1290670
1883 Vol. 28
1883 Vol. 29

Reel 1290671
1883-1884 Vol. 30
1883-1884 Vol. 31

Reel 1290672
1884 Vol. 32
1884-1885 Vol. 33

Reel 1290673
1884-1885 Vol. 34
1885-1888 Vol. 35

Reel 1290674
1885 Vol. 36
1885-1886 Vol. 37

Reel 1468736
1886 Vol. 38
1886 Vol. 39 (to page 375)

Reel 1468737
1886 Vol. 39 (from page 374)
1886-1887 Vol. 40
1886-1887 Vol. 41

Reel 1468738
1887 Vol. 42
1887 Vol. 43
1887-1888 Vol. 44 (to page 451)

Reel 1468739
1887-1888 Vol. 44 (from page 450)
1887-1888 Vol. 45
1888 Vol. 46
1888-1890 Vol. 47 (to page 250)

Reel 1468740
1888-1890 Vol. 47 (to page 250)
1888-1889 Vol. 48
1888-1889 Vol. 49

Reel 1468741
1889-1890 Vol. 50
1989-1890 Vol. 51
1890 Vol. 52 (to page 400)

Reel 1468742
1890 Vol. 52 (to page 400)
1890 Vol. 53
1890 Vol. 54
1890 Vol. 55 (to page 150)

Reel 1468743
1890 Vol. 55 (from page 150)
1890-1892 Vol. 56

Reel 1468744
1891-1896 Vol. 57
1891-1892 Vol. 58
1891-1892 Vol. 59 (to page 461)

Reel 1468745
1891-1892 Vol. 59 (from page 460)
1892-1893 Vol. 60
1892-1894 Vol. 61
1892-1894 Vol. 62 (to page 241)

Reel 1468746
1892-1894 Vol. 62 (from page 240)
1893-1894 Vol. 63
1894-1895 Vol. 64

Reel 1468747
1895-1896 Vol. 65
1894-1895 Vol. 66
1895-1896 Vol. 67 (to page 471)

Reel 1468748
1895-1896 Vol. 67 (from page 470)
1896-1897 Vol. 68
1895-1897 Vol. 69
1896-1897 Vol. 70 (to page 261)

Reel 1468749
1896-1897 Vol. 70 (from page 260)
1897-1898 Vol. 71
1897-1898 Vol. 72

Reel 1468750
1897-1898 Vol. 73
1898-1899 Vol. 74
1899-1900 Vol. 75 (to page 441)

Reel 1468751
1899-1900 Vol. 75 (from page 400)
1898-1899 Vol. 76
1899-1900 Vol. 77
1899-1901 Vol. 78 (to page 221)

Reel 1468752
1899-1901 Vol. 78 (from page 220)
1900-1901 Vol. 79
1900-1902 Vol. 80

 

DISCHARGE RECORD, 1919-1948
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1763268
1919-1948

 

MARRIAGE AFFIDAVITS, 1886-1900
Index: Volume 1 contains a partial individual index. Affidavits are arranged chronologically. Use indexes to the Marriage Record to find a marriage and its date, then search by date among the affidavits.

Reel 1763268
1886-1894 Vol. 1
1894-1900 Vol. 2

 

MARRIAGE RECORD, 1848-1941
Index: For indexes to the Marriage Record request the following reels:
Reel 1290676
1882-1913
Reel 1455551
1913-1943
Volumes 1-3 and 2A are individually indexed.

Reel 1290681
1848-1858 Vol. 1

Reel 1290675
1858-1872 Vol. 2
1872-1877 Vol. 2A
1877-1882 Vol. 3 (to page 453)

Reel 1290676
1877-1882 Vol. 3 (from page 453)

Reel 1290677
1882-1886 Vol. 4
1886-1890 Vol. 5

Reel 1290678
1890-1893 Vol. 6
1893-1897 Vol. 7

Reel 1290679
1897-1900 Vol. 8
1900-1903 Vol. 9

Reel 1290680
1903-1906 Vol. 10
1906-1910 Vol. 11

Reel 1290681
1910-1913 Vol. 12

Reel 1455552
1913-1916 Vol. 13
1916-1919 Vol. 14
1919-1923 Vol. 15 (to page 551)

Reel 1455553
1919-1923 Vol. 15 (from page 550)
1923-1927 Vol. 16
1927-1936 Vol. 17

Reel 1763268
1936-1941 Vol. 18

 

MARRIAGE RECORD (FREEMAN), 1866-1874
Note: From page 118 of the Official Bond Record.

Reel 1455551
1866-1874

 

(NATURALIZATION) DECLARATIONS OF INTENTION, 1889-1904
Index: For a WPA index to naturalization records, 1858-1926, request Reel 1290691.

Reel 1290681
1889-1904 Vol. 1
1904 Vol. 2

 

OFFICIAL BOND RECORD, 1854-1866

Reel 1455551
1854-1866

 

PROBATE CASE PAPERS, ca 1849-1880
Index: For an index to the Probate Case papers, 1849-1972, request Reel 1479688.
Note: The index references box numbers. There is no order to the arrangement of the papers in each box.

Reel 1479688
1849-1880 (Box 1-2)

Reel 1479689
1849-1880 (Box 3-5)

Reel 1479690
1849-1880 (Box 5-8)

Reel 1479691
1849-1880 (Box 11-13)

Reel 1479692
1849-1880 (Box 14-17)

Reel 1479693
1849-1880 (Box 17-21)

Reel 1479694
1849-1880 (Box 21-25)

Reel 1479695
1849-1880 (Box 29-35; 160-208)

 

PROBATE MINUTES, 1849-1936
Index: For indexes to the Probate Minutes request the following reels:
Reel 1290682
1849-1897
Reel 1468721
1884-1932
1930-1942 (to page 451)
Reel 1468722
1930-1942 (from page 450)
Note: Some volumes of the Probate Minutes also contain civil and criminal minutes of the county court. For a two-volume index to those minutes, 1876-1970, request Reel 1458753.

Reel 1290682
1849-1857 Vol. 1
1857-1867 Vol. 1 (to page 368)

Reel 1290683
1857-1867 Vol. 1 (from page 367)

Reel 1468730
1868-1876 Vol. B (to page 251)

Reel 1468731
1868-1876 Vol. B (from page 250)
1876-1880 Vol. 1

Reel 1290683
1880-1884 Vol. 2
1884-1887 Vol. 3 (to page 527)

Reel 1290684
1884-1887 Vol. 3 (from page 524)
1887-1890 Vol. 4

Reel 1468731
1890-1894 Vol. 5

Reel 1468732
1894-1904 Vol. 6

Reel 1468733
1895-1902 Vol. 7
1902-1910 Vol. 8
1908-1914 Vol. 9 (to page 321)

Reel 1468734
1908-1914 Vol. 9 (from page 320)
1914-1919 Vol. 10
1919-1925 Vol. 11 (to page 433)

Reel 1468735
1919-1925 Vol. 11 (from page 432)
1925-1930 Vol. 12
1930-1936 Vol. 13

 

PROBATE RECORD, 1876-1936
Index: Use indexes to the Probate Minutes.

Reel 1468722
1876-1880 Vol. 3C
1880-1883 Vol. 4D
1882-1885 Vol. 5 (to page 325)

Reel 1468723
1882-1885 Vol. 5 (from page 324)
1885-1888 Vol. 6
1888-1891 Vol. 7

Reel 1468724
1891-1894 Vol. 8
1894-1896 Vol. 9
1896-1899 Vol. 10 (to page 441)

Reel 1468725
1896-1899 Vol. 10 (from page 440)
1899-1901 Vol. 11
1901-1904 Vol. 12
1903-1906 Vol. 13 (to page 225)

Reel 1468726
1903-1906 Vol. 13 (from page 224)
1906-1909 Vol. 14
1906-1911 Vol. 15
1909-1913 Vol. 16 (to page 201)

Reel 1468727
1909-1913 Vol. 16 (from page 200)
1912-1916 Vol. 17
1915-1919 Vol. 18 (to page 540)

Reel 1468728
1915-1919 Vol. 18 (from page 540)
1919-1922 Vol. 19
1922-1925 Vol. 20
1925-1926 Vol. 21 (to page 200)

Reel 1468729
1925-1926 Vol. 21 (from page 200)
1926-1928 Vol. 22
1928-1931 Vol. 23 (to page 525)

Reel 1468730
1928-1931 Vol. 23 (from page 525)
1931-1933 Vol. 24
1933-1936 Vol. 25

 

VOTER REGISTRATION LIST, 1867-1869

Reel 1479695
1867-1869

 

OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT CLERK

DISTRICT COURT CIVIL CASE PAPERS, ca1849-1930
Index: For an index to the District Court Civil Case Papers request Reel 1479699.
Note: The index references box numbers. The papers are arranged by case number within each box.

Reel 1479699
ca1849-1900 (Box 1-8)

Reel 1479700
ca1849-1900 (Box 9-31)

Reel 1479752
ca1849-1900 (Box 32-62)

Reel 1479753
ca1849-1900 (Box 63-79)

Reel 1479754
ca1849-1900 (Box 80-105)

Reel 1479755
ca1849-1900 (Box 106-128) (to #5379)

Reel 1479756
ca1895-1903 (Box 128-139) (from #5419)

Reel 1480802
ca1895-1907 (Box 140-151)

Reel 1480803
ca1898-1908 (Box 152-159)

Reel 1480804
ca1896-1918 (Box 160-169) (to #7693)

Reel 1480805
ca1905-1914 (Box 169-178) (from #7698)

Reel 1480806
ca1913-1918 (Box 179-188)

Reel 1480807
ca1911-1919 (Box 189-194) (to #9135)

Reel 1480808
ca1917-1921 (Box 194-198) (to #9136)

Reel 1480809
ca1918-1925 (Box 199-216)

Reel 1480810
ca1914-1926 (Box 217-227)

Reel 1480811
ca1920-1928 (Box 228-245)

Reel 1480812
ca1903-1930 (Box 246-326)

Reel 1480813
ca1898-1930 (Box 327-359)

 

DISTRICT COURT CIVIL MINUTES, 1857-1936
Index: For indexes to the District Court Civil Minutes request the following reels:

Reel 1290684
1857-1916

Reel 1479696
1916-1958

Reel 1290685
1857-1872 Vol. 1
1872 Vol. A

Reel 1290686
1872-1874 Vol. 2
1874-1878 Vol. 3

Reel 1290687
1878-1881 Vol. 4
1881-1884 Vol. 5

Reel 1290688
1884-1887 Vol. 6
1886-1890 Vol. 7

Reel 1290689
1890-1897 Vol. 8

Reel 1290690
1897-1900 Vol. 9
1900-1904 Vol. 10

Reel 1290691
1904-1908 Vol. 11

Reel 147696
1908-1913 Vol. 12 (to page 225)

Reel 1479697
1908-1913 Vol. 12 (from page 224)
1913-1917 Vol. 13
1918-1923 Vol. 14

Reel 1479698
1923-1929 Vol. 15
1929-1936 Vol. 16

 

DIVORCE MINUTES, 1911-1939
Index: Use indexes to the District Court Civil Minutes. Index references to Volumes 12 and 13 may refer to either the Divorce Minutes or to the District Court Civil Minutes.

Reel 1479699
1911-1925 Vol. 12
1926-1939 Vol. 13

 

(NATURALIZATION) DECLARATIONS OF INTENTION, 1868-1924
Index: For a WPA index to Naturalization Records, 1858-1926, request Reel 1290691.

Reel 1290692
1868-1875 Vol. 1
1876-1887
1885-1910 Vol. 2
1904-1924 Vol. 2

 

NATURALIZATION RECORD, 1886-1918
Index: For a WPA index to Naturalization Records, 1858-1926, request Reel 1290691.

Reel 1290692
1886-1898 Vol. 1
1891-1901 Vol. B
1903-1904 Vol. 2
1897-1906 Vol. 4
1907-1914

 

OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

SCHOLASTIC CENSUS (COMMON SCHOOL DISTRICTS), 1897; 1910-1947
Index: The 1910-11 and 1911-12 censuses are arranged by school district and thereunder alphabetically. Beginning with the 1912-13 census the arrangement is alphabetical.
Note: The black censuses for 1915-16 and 1916-17 are missing.

Reel 1290691
1897; 1914-1918 Vol. 51

Reel 1477471
1910-1911

Reel 1477472
1911-1912 (Districts 1-82)

Reel 1477473
1911-1912 (Districts 83-93)
1912-1913 (white, A-I)

Reel 1477313
1912-1913 (white, J-Z)
1912-1913 (black)
1913-1914 (white, A-J)

Reel 1477314
1913-1914 (white, K-Z)
1913-1914 (black)
1914-1915 (white, A-I)

Reel 1477315
1914-1915 (white, J-Z)
1914-1915 (black)
1915-1916 (white, B-H)

Reel 1477316
1915-1916 (white, I-Z)
1916-1917 (white, A-H)

Reel 1477317
1916-1917 (white, I-M)

Reel 1477318
1916-1917 (white, N-Z)

Reel 1477319
1917-1918 (white)

Reel 1477320
1917-1918 (black)
1918-1919 (white, A-Mor)

Reel 1477321
1918-1919 (white, Mos-Z)
1918-1919 (black)
1919-1920 (white, A-Mor)

Reel 1477322
1919-1920 (white, D-R)

Reel 1477323
1919-1920 (white, S-Z)
1919-1920 (black)

Reel 1477324
1920-1921 (white, A-Glass)

Reel 1477325
1920-1921 (white, Godfrey-Wilson)

Reel 1477326
1920-1921 (white, Wimberly-Z)
1920-1921 (black)
1921-1922 (white, A-O)

Reel 1477327
1921-1922 (white, P-Z)
1921-1922 (black)
1922-1923 (white, A-E)

Reel 1477328
1922-1923 (white, F-L)

Reel 1477329
1922-1923 (white, M-S)

Reel 1477330
1922-1923 (white, T-Z)
1922-1923 (black)
1923-1924 (white, A-L)

Reel 1477331
1923-1924 (white, M-Z)
1923-1924 (black)
1924-1925 (white, A-C)

Reel 1477332
1924-1925 (white, D-V)

Reel 1477333
1924-1925 (white, W-Z)
1924-1925 (black)
1925-1926

Reel 1477334
1926-1927
1927-1928 (white, A-K)

Reel 1477335
1927-1928 (white, L-Z)
1927-1928 (black)

Reel 1477336
1928-1929 (white, A-Mc)

Reel 1477337
1928-1929 (white, M-Z)
1928-1929 (black)
1929-1930

Reel 1477338
1930-1931
1931-1932 (white, A-K)

Reel 1477339
1931-1932 (white, L-Z)
1931-1932 (black)

Reel 1479684
1932-1933 (white, A-R)

Reel 1479685
1932-1933 (white, S-Z)
1932-1933 (black)
1933-1934

Reel 1479686
1934-1935
1935-1936 (white, A-H)

Reel 1479687
1935-1936 (white, I-Z)
1935-1936 (black)
1936-1937 (white, A-S)

Reel 1479688
1936-1937 (white, T-Z)
1936-1937 (black)

Reel 1711927
1937-1938

Reel 1711928
1938-1939
1939-1940 (white, A-M)

Reel 1711929
1939-1940 (white, Mc-Z)
1939-1940 (black)
1940-1941

Reel 1711930
1941-1942
1942-1943 (white, A-R)

Reel 1711931
1942-1943 (white, S-Z)
1942-1943 (black)
1943-1944
1944-1945 (white)

Reel 1711932
1944-1945 (black)
1945-1946
1946-1947

 

SCHOLASTIC CENSUS (ERA ISD), 1907-1908; 1911-1913
Index: Arranged alphabetically.

Reel 1477468
1907-1908
1911-1912
1912-1913

 

SCHOLASTIC CENSUS (GAINESVILLE ISD), 1908-1947
Index: Arranged alphabetically.

Reel 1468754
1908-1909
1910-1911

Reel 1477071
1911-1912
1912-1913
1913-1914 (white, A-F)

Reel 1477072
1913-1914 (white, G-Z)
1913-1914 (black)
1914-1915
1915-1916 (white, A-O)

Reel 1477073
1915-1916 (white, P-Z)
1915-1916 (black)
1916-1917 (white)
1917-1918 (white)

Reel 1477074
1916-1917 (black)
1917-1918 (black)
1918-1919

Reel 1477075
1919-1920 (white)

Reel 1477076
1919-1920 (black)
1920-1921 (white, A-H)

Reel 1477077
1920-1921 (white, I-Z)
1920-1921 (black)
1922-1923 (white)

Reel 1477078
1922-1923 (black)
1923-1924
1924-1925 (white, A-G)

Reel 1477079
1924-1925 (white, H-Z)
1924-1925 (black)
1925-1926

Reel 1477080
1926-1927
1927-1928

Reel 1477081
1928-1929
1929-1930

Reel 1477082
1930-1931
1931-1932 (white, A-S)

Reel 1477083
1931-1932 (white, T-Z)
1931-1932 (black)

Reel 1477084
1932-1933
1933-1934 (white, A-L)

Reel 1477465
1933-1934 (white, M-Z)
1933-1934 (black)
1934-1935
1935-1936 (white, A-G)

Reel 1477466
1935-1936 (white, H-R)

Reel 1477467
1935-1936 (white, S-Z)
1935-1936 (black)
1936-1937

Reel 1711932
1937-1938 (white, A-L)

Reel 1711933
1937-1938 (white, M-Z)
1937-1938 (black)
1938-1939
1939-1940 (white, A-R)

Reel 1711934
1939-1940 (white, S-Z)
1939-1940 (black)
1940-1941

Reel 1711935
1941-1942
1942-1943
1943-1944 (white, A-L)

Reel 1711936
1943-1944 (white, M-Z)
1943-1944 (black)
1944-1945
1945-1946 (white)

Reel 1711937
1945-1946 (black)
1946-1947

 

SCHOLASTIC CENSUS (GIRL'S TRAINING SCHOOL), 1924-1947
Index: Arranged alphabetically.

Reel 1477468
1924-1925

Reel 1479688
1925-1926

Reel 1477468
1927-1937

Reel 1711937
1937-1945
1945-1946 (A-H)

Reel 1711938
1945-1946 (I-Z)
1946-1947

 

SCHOLASTIC CENSUS (HOOD ISD), 1912-1913
Index: Arranged alphabetically.

Reel 1479688
1912-1913

 

SCHOLASTIC CENSUS (MUENSTER ISD), 1943-1947
Index: Arranged alphabetically.

Reel 1711938
1943-1947

 

SCHOLASTIC CENSUS (MYRA ISD), 1911-1938
Index: Arranged alphabetically.

Reel 1477468
1911-1913

Reel 1477469
1913-1933

Reel 1477470
1933-1937

Reel 1711938
1937-1938

 

SCHOLASTIC CENSUS (VALLEY VIEW ISD), 1911-1947
Index: Arranged alphabetically.

Reel 1477470
1911-1924

Reel 1477471
1924-1937

Reel 1711938
1937-1947

 

OFFICE OF THE TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR

TAX ROLLS, 1848-1906
Note: A retake of the 1881 tax roll is on Reel 104903.

Reel 104901
1848-1884

Reel 104902
1884-1892

Reel 104903
1892-1900

Reel 104904
1900-1906

 

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