Grimes County Records
Available on Microfilm from Sam Houston State University

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OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK

BIRTH RECORD (DELAYED), 1939-1996
Index: For an index to Birth Record, Delayed, request Reel 2031536.
Notes: (a) There were no dates in the index. The event dates, 1850s-1946, were taken from the original records which were not filmed at this time. (b) Following page 401 in the index was a section marked Old Index which should also be searched. (c) This index does not contain restricted information; such as the individual's date of birth, place of birth, or parents' names.

 

DEED RECORD, 1848-1886
Index: For an index to the Deed Record, 1848-1898, request Reel 1006244.
Note: There was no Volume I in the Deed Record.

Reel 1006245
1848-1850 Vol. A
1846-1852 Vol. B

Reel 1006246
1852-1853 Vol. C

Reel 1006255
1853-1855 Vol. A2

Reel 1006256
1855-1857 Vol. B2
1857-1859 Vol. C2

Reel 1006246
1858-1861 Vol. D

Reel 1006257
1860-1866 Vol. D2

Reel 1006258
1866-1867 Vol. D3

Reel 1006247
1867-1869 Vol. E
1869-1872 Vol. F

Reel 1006248
1870-1872 Vol. G
1870-1873 Vol. H

Reel 1006249
1872-1873 Vol. J
1874-1876 Vol. K

Reel 1006250
1874-1876 Vol. L
1876-1878 Vol. M

Reel 1006251
1876-1878 Vol. N
1877-1879 Vol. O

Reel 1006252
1877-1880 Vol. P
1838-1847 Vol. Q

Reel 1006253
1880-1881 Vol. R
1880-1882 Vol. S

Reel 1006254
1880-1881 Vol. T

Reel 1006259
1881-1883 Vol. 26

Reel 1006260
1883-1885 Vol. 27

Reel 1006261
1884-1885 Vol. 28
1885-1886 Vol. 29

 

(LAND COMMISSIONERS) LAND CERTIFICATE RECORD, 1854-1855
Index: Each volume individually indexed.

Reel 1006279
1854-1855

 

MARRIAGE RECORD, 1849-1918
Index: For an index to the Marriage Record, 1848-1960, request Reel 1006279.

Reel 1006280
1849-1857 Vol. H
1857-1868 Vol. I
1868-1871 Vol. J

Reel 1006281
1871-1877 Vol. K
1875-1879 Vol. L

Reel 1006509
1879-1882 Vol. M
1858-1876 Vol. N

Reel 1006510
1882-1889 Vol. 5

Reel 1006511
1889-1894 Vol. 6
1894-1899 Vol. 7

Reel 1006512
1899-1902 Vol. 8
1903-1908 Vol. 9

Reel 1006513
1908-1913 Vol. 10
1913-1918 Vol. 11

 

(NATURALIZATION) DECLARATIONS OF INTENTION, 1905-1906
Index: Each volume individually indexed.

Reel 1006514
1905-1906

 

(PROBATE) BOND RECORD, 1870-1875
Index: Use index to the Probate Minutes.
Note: Mistitled Probate Minutes.

Reel 1006268
1870-1875 Vol. B

 

PROBATE DOCKET, 1838-1848; 1883-1894

Reel 1006278
1838-1848 Vol. 1
1883-1894 Vol. 2

 

PROBATE MINUTES, 1848-1919
Index: For an index to the Probate Minutes and other probate records, 1838-1957, request Reel 1006262.
Notes: (a) The titles of the probate records of Grimes County do not always accurately reflect the contents of volumes. Use this guide rather than volume titles. (b) Probate Minutes, 1881-1882, were in Volume Q of the Probate Record.

Reel 1006263
1848-1852 Vol. 2

Reel 1006278
1852-1855 Vol. 1 (original Vol. 2A)

Reel 1006264
1852-1855 Vol. 2A (transcribed)

Reel 1006265
1856-1861 Vol. 3A

Reel 1006266
1861-1868 Vol. 4

Reel 1006267
1868-1876 Vol. 5
1877-1881 Vol. 6

Reel 1006271
1882-1884 Vol. R

Reel 1006272
1884-1886 Vol. S
1886-1888 Vol. T

Reel 1006273
1888-1891 Vol. U
1891-1895 Vol. V

Reel 1006274
1895-1898 Vol. W
1898-1901 Vol. X

Reel 1006275
1901-1903 Vol. Y
1904-1907 Vol. Z

Reel 1006276
1906-1908 Vol. 27
1908-1910 Vol. 28

Reel 1006277
1910-1914 Vol. 29
1914-1919 Vol. 30

 

PROBATE RECORD, 1838-1881
Index: Use index to the Probate Minutes.
Notes: (a) There were two volumes labeled "1" in the Probate Record. (b) The titles of the probate records of Grimes County do not always accurately reflect the contents of volumes. Use this guide rather than volume titles.

Reel 1006263
1838-1847 Vol. 1
1847-1852 Vol. 1

Reel 1006264
1852-1854 Vol. 3

Reel 1006268
1854-1856 Vol. L
1856-1859 Vol. M

Reel 1006269
1860-1866 Vol. N

Reel 1006270
1866-1877 Vol. O
1873-1878 Vol. P

Reel 1006271
1878-1881 Vol. Q

 

OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT CLERK

DISTRICT COURT CIVIL MINUTES, 1848-1934
Index: For an index to District Court Civil Minutes, 1848-1934, request Reel 2031536.
Note: There were no dates in the index. The dates were taken from the original records which were not filmed at this time.

 

(NATURALIZATION) DECLARATIONS OF INTENTION, 1890-1925

Reel 1006514
1890-1905 Vol. 2
1905-1906 Vol. 3
1907-1919 Vol. 2
1919-1925

 

NATURALIZATION CERTIFICATE STUBS, 1907-1913

Reel 1006514
1907-1912
1912-1913

 

NATURALIZATION RECORD, 1890-1925
Index: The 1890-1900 volume and Volume 2 (1919-1925) were indexed in volume; the remaining volumes were not indexed.

Reel 1006514
1890-1900
1891-1905 Vol. 2
1906-1919
1919-1925 Vol. 2

 

OFFICE OF THE TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR

TAX ROLLS, 1846-1910

Reel 109301
1846-1879

Reel 109302
1879-1890

Reel 109303
1890-1901

Reel 109304
1901-1910

 

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