Polk County Records
Available on Microfilm from Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center

Please note that microfilmed records are available for loan to libraries only, not to individuals. Contact your local library to arrange an interlibrary loan of the material you wish to borrow. Your request should include the specific reel numbers for the microfilm you wish to use, as well as the name of the county and lending institution.

These county records are available from the institution indicated above. Complete address and contact information can be found in the list of depositories with county holdings.

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OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK

DEED RECORD, 1846-1886
Index: For an index to the Deed Record, 1846-1898, request Reel 1006879.
Note: There was no Volume J in the Deed Record.

Reel 1006879
1846-1848 Vol. A

Reel 1006880
1848-1851 Vol. B

Reel 1006890
1851-1853 Vol. C

Reel 1006881
1853-1855 Vol. D-E
1855-1857 Vol. F

Reel 1006882
1857-1859 Vol. G
1858-1860 Vol. H

Reel 1006883
1860-1866 Vol. I
1866-1868 Vol. K

Reel 1006884
1868-1870 Vol. L
1870-1871 Vol. M

Reel 1006885
1871-1873 Vol. N
1873-1875 Vol. O

Reel 1006886
1875-1877 Vol. P
1877-1879 Vol. Q

Reel 1006887
1879-1881 Vol. R
1881-1882 Vol. S

Reel 1006888
1882-1883 Vol. T
1883-1885 Vol. U

Reel 1006889
1885-1886 Vol. V

 

MARRIAGE RECORD, 1846-1920
Index: For an index to the Marriage Record, 1846-1937, request Reel 1006875.

Reel 1006875
1846-1849 Vol. A
1849-1874 Vol. B

Reel 1006876
1874-1893 Vol. C
1893-1901 Vol. D

Reel 1006877
1901-1911 Vol. E

Reel 1006878
1909-1914 Vol. F
1914-1920 Vol. G

 

OFFICIAL BOND RECORD, 1848-1858
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.
Note: Incorrectly labelled Probate Minutes on the film.

Reel 1006865
1848-1858 Vol. B

 

(PROBATE) ADMINISTRATION BOND RECORD, 1851-1871
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1006874
1851-1857 Vol. B
1857-1871 Vol. A

 

PROBATE CASE PAPERS, 1840-1976
Although the Probate Case Papers were not filmed, an index to the case papers, 1840-1976, is on Reel 1006874.

 

PROBATE FILE DOCKET, 1847-1854
Note: Chronological record of probate cases # 1-124 and court terms in which documents were filed.

Reel 1006871
1847-1854 Vol. B

 

PROBATE MINUTES, 1847-1916
Index: All volumes except I and J were indexed in volume.

Reel 1006865
1847-1854 Vol. A
1848-1858 Vol. B
1857-1862 Vol. C

Reel 1006866
1856-1878 Vol. D
1877-1886 Vol. E

Reel 1006867
1887-1894 Vol. F

Reel 1006868
1864-1902 Vol. G

Reel 1006869
1902-1908 Vol. H
1908-1914 Vol. I

Reel 1006870
1914-1916 Vol. J

 

PROBATE RECORD, 1847-1879
Index: Each volume was individually indexed. The index to Volume A was in the back of the volume.

Reel 1006871
1847-1849 Vol. A
1849-1852
1852-1853 Vol. C

Reel 1006872
1853-1857 Vol. D
1857-1859 Vol. E
1858-1860 Vol. F

Reel 1006867
1860-1864 Vol. G

Reel 1006873
1863-1868 Vol. H
1867-1879 Vol. I

 

TAX RENDITION RECORD, 1856; 1861; 1876
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.
Note: 1856 and 1861 records included lists of children between the ages of 6 and 18 living in Polk County.

Reel 1006864
1856-1856
1861
1876

 

VOTER REGISTRATION LIST, 1867

Reel 1006864
1867-1867

 

(PROBATE) WILL RECORD 1840-1896
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1006865
1840-1896 Vol. A

 

OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT CLERK

DISTRICT COURT CIVIL MINUTES 1848-1868; 1872-1879; 1883-1909
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1006892
1848-1855 Vol. B
1856-1868 Vol. C

Reel 1006893
1872-1879 Vol. D1
1883-1893 Vol. F

Reel 1006894
1893-1902 Vol. G
1902-1909 Vol. H

 

EXECUTION DOCKET, 1848-1857

Reel 1006891
1848-1857 Vol. A

 

DISTRICT COURT FINAL RECORD, 1849-1878
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1006891
1849-1862 Vol. B
1855-1860 Vol. C

Reel 1006895
1861-1878

 

OFFICE OF THE TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR

TAX ROLLS, 1846-1910

Reel 118701
1846-1891

Reel 118702
1891-1904

Reel 118703
1905-1910

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