Zapata County Records
Available on Microfilm from Texas A&M International University

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OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK

DEED OF TRUST RECORD, 1885-1919

Reel 1016430
1885-1919 Vol. 1

 

DEED RECORD, 1868-1891
Index: For indexes to the Deed Record request the following reels:
Direct:
Reel 1016425 (A-K)
Reel 1016426 (L-Z)
Reverse:
Reel 1016427 (A-K)
Reel 1016428 (L-Z)
Note: The 1868-1885 volume also contained transcribed copies of wills, marriage licenses, official bonds, and brands.

Reel 1016429
1868-1885
1885-1891 Vol. 2 (original)
1885-1890 Vol. 2 (transcribed)

 

MARRIAGE RECORD, 1873-1915
Index: Volumes G and 2 indexed in volume; Volume F was not indexed.

Reel 1016432
1873-1881 Vol. F
1881-1898 Vol. G
1898-1915 Vol. 2

 

(NATURALIZATION) DECLARATIONS OF INTENTION, 1885-1906
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1016432
1885-1906 Vol. 1

 

PATENT RECORD, 1854-1961
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1016429
1854-1961 Vol. 1

 

PROBATE MINUTES, 1895-1910
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1016433
1895-1910 Vol. 1

 

(PROBATE) WILL RECORD, 1886-1944
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1016432
1886-1944 Vol. 1

 

OFFICE OF THE COUNTY SURVEYOR

SURVEY RECORD, 1835, 1853-1945
INDEX: For an index to the Survey Record, 1835, 1853-1945, request Reel 223501. Some records are individually indexed, but not all.
Note: (a) Reel 225301 contains both Willacy and Zapata County Survey Records. (b) Reel 225302 has many records that are not legible. (c) On Reel 225302, the Resurvey Record contains a few Zapata County surveys, resurveys of land formerly part of Starr County and Guerrero, Mexico along the east bank of the Rio Grande.

Reel 225301
1926-1945 Vol. 1
1853-1926 (Transcribed)
1871-1882 (Transcribed)
1884...1904 Vol. 1 (Survey Docket, Applications)
1884...1943 Vol. B2 (Survey Record)
1871-1938 Vol. A (Applications)

Reel 225302
1876-1887 Vol. A2 (Survey Record) (Transcribed)
1871-1876 Vol. A1
1835, 1853-1876 (Resurvey Record)
1879-1887 Vol. D (Survey Record)
1871-1882 Vol. C (Applications) (pages 1-46)
1883-1884 Vol. C (Survey Record) (pages 47-134)
1881-1886 Vol. D (Survey Record) (Transcribed)

 

OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT CLERK

DISTRICT COURT MINUTES, 1874-1881; 1884-1928
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1016431
1874-1881
1884-1928 Vol. 1

 

OFFICE OF THE TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR

TAX ROLLS, 1858-1910

Reel 125301
1858-1910

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