DeWitt County Records
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OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK

DEED OF TRUST RECORD, 1858-1888
Index: For an index to the Deed of Trust Record, 1858-1928, request Reel 1011234.

Reel 1011235
1858-1872 Vol. A
1871-1877 Vol. B

Reel 1012046
1877-1884 Vol. C

Reel 1012047
1884-1888 Vol. D

 

DEED RECORD, 1846-1886
Index: For indexes to the Deed Record request the following reels:
Direct:
Reel 1011217 (A-Q)
Reel 1011218 (R-Z)
Reverse:
Reel 1011219 (A-G)
Reel 1011220 (H-Z)
Note: For an index to maps and plats in the Deed Record, 1846-1877, request Reel 1012047.

Reel 1011221
1846-1848 Vol. A
1848-1849 Vol. B
1849-1851 Vol. C

Reel 1011222
1851-1853 Vol. D
1853-1854 Vol. E

Reel 1011223
1854-1856 Vol. F
1856-1858 Vol. G

Reel 1011224
1858-1859 Vol. H
1859-1862 Vol. I

Reel 1011225
1859-1865 Vol. J
1865-1869 Vol. K

Reel 1011226
1869-1870 Vol. L
1870-1872 Vol. M

Reel 1011227
1872-1874 Vol. N
1874-1875 Vol. O

Reel 1011228
1875-1876 Vol. P
1876 Vol. Q

Reel 1011229
1876-1878 Vol. R
1878-1879 Vol. S

Reel 1011230
1878-1880 Vol. T
1880-1881 Vol. U

Reel 1011231
1881-1882 Vol. V
1881-1883 Vol. W

Reel 1011232
1883 Vol. X
1883-1884 Vol. Y

Reel 1011233
1884-1886 Vol. Z

 

MARRIAGE RECORD, 1847-1911
Index: For an index to the Marriage Record, 1846-1977, request Reel 1012057.

Reel 1012058
1847-1857 Vols. A & B
1857-1870 Vol. C
1871-1883 Vol. D

Reel 1012059
1883-1892 Vol. E
1892-1897 Vol. F

Reel 1012060
1897-1900 Vol. G
1900-1904 Vol. H

Reel 1012061
1904-1906 Vol. I
1906-1908 Vol. J
1908-1911 Vol. K

 

(NATURALIZATION) DECLARATIONS OF INTENTION, 1892-1929
Index: For a WPA index to naturalization records, 1851-1929, request Reel 1012062.
Note: The 1882-1929 group also included naturalization petitions.

Reel 1012064
1882-1929

Reel 1012062
1892-1906 Vol. 1

 

NATURALIZATION RECORD, 1904-1906
Index: For a WPA index to naturalization records, 1851-1929, request Reel 1012062.

Reel 1012062
1904-1906 Vol. 2

 

(PROBATE) GUARDIAN RECORD, 1847-1853
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1012055
1847-1853 Vol. A

 

PROBATE MINUTES, 1846-1853; 1856-1888
Index: For an index to the Probate Minutes, 1846-1938, request Reel 1012048.
Note: Volume C of the Probate Minutes is missing.

Reel 1012048
1846-1850 Vol. A (original)

Reel 1012052
1846-1850 Vol. A (transcribed)

Reel 1012048
1850-1853 Vol. B (original)

Reel 1012052
1850-1853 Vol. B (transcribed)

Reel 1012048
1856-1861 Vol. D

Reel 1012049
1861-1871 Vol. E

Reel 1012050
1872-1881 Vol. F
1881-1884 Vol. G

Reel 1012051
1884-1888 Vol. H

 

PROBATE RECORD, 1846-1879
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1012055
1846-1854 Vol. A

Reel 1012053
1852-1859 Vol. B
1858-1865 Vol. C

Reel 1012054
1865-1879 Vol. D

 

PROBATE RECORD (ESTATES OF MINORS), 1874-1879
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1012054
1874-1879 Vol. E

 

(PROBATE) WILL RECORD, 1846-1917
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1012056
1846-1896 Vol. A
1896-1917 Vol. B

 

OFFICE OF THE COUNTY SURVEYOR

SURVEY RECORD, 1828-1948
Index: For a general index to the survey records, request Reel 206201. In addition, some volumes are individually indexed, but not all.
Note: Reel 206202, Volume A is titled Headright Survey Records, Military Records. This record is the DeWitt County Board of Land Commissioners Minutes followed by the DeWitt County Muster Rolls. The last page of the muster roll is blurred and not legible.

Reel 206201
1828-1837 Vol. 1 (Survey Record)
1838-1897, 1909 Vol. 2
1870-1897, 1909, 1912 Vol. B (Applications)
1870-1894 Vol. 3 (Preemptions)
1875-1898 Vol. 4 (Survey Record)
1881-1889 Vol. 5 (Survey Record) (Private)

Reel 206202
1889-1894 Vol. 6 (Survey Record)
1894-1948 Vol. 7
1846-1852, 1860 Vol. A (Land Commissioners Minutes)
1861 Muster Rolls

 

OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT CLERK

DISTRICT COURT MINUTES, 1852-1912
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.
Note: Volumes A and B of the District Court Minutes were not filmed.

Reel 1012065
1852-1857 Vol. C
1857-1867 Vol. D

Reel 1012066
1867-1871 Vol. E

Reel 1012067
1872-1875 Vol. F
1875-1879 Vol. G

Reel 1012068
1879-1883 Vol. H
1884-1889 Vol. I

Reel 1012069
1889-1893 Vol. J
1893-1898 Vol. K

Reel 1012070
1898-1904 Vol. L
1904-1912 Vol. M

 

(NATURALIZATION) DECLARATIONS OF INTENTION, 1855-1893; 1906-1913
Index: For a WPA index to naturalization records, 1851-1929, request Reel 1012062.
Note: The 1855-1893 group also contained petitions for naturalization.

Reel 1012063
1855-1893

Reel 1012062
1906-1913

 

NATURALIZATION RECORD, 1890-1911
Index: For a WPA index to naturalization records, 1851-1929, request Reel 1012062.

Reel 1012062
1890-1902 Vol. 1
1901-1908 Vol. 2
1904-1906
1906-1911

 

OFFICE OF THE TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR

TAX ROLLS, 1846-1910

Reel 106201
1846-1890

Reel 106202
1890-1902

Reel 106203
1902-1910

 

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