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CENSUS RECORDS

1850 TEXAS CENSUS

  • Texas 1850 Counties: Collin, Colorado, Comal, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, DeWitt, Ellis,Tarrant, Fannin, Fayette, Fort Bend, Galveston, Guadalupe, Gillespie, Goliad, Gonzales, Grayson, Grimes
  • Texas 1850 Counties: Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Kaufman, Lamar, LAVACA, Leon, Liberty, Limestone, Matagorda, Medina
  • Texas 1850 Slave Schedule: Lavaca
  • Texas 1850 Agricultural: Lavaca


1860 TEXAS CENSUS

  • Texas 1860 Counties: Fayette, Fort Bend, Freestone, Galveston Texas 1860 Counties: Karnes, Kaufmann, Kerr, Kinney, Lamar, Lampasas, LAVACA, Leon 
  • Texas 1860 Slave Schedule: Lavaca 
  • Texas 1860 Agricultural: Lavaca  


1870 TEXAS CENSUS 

  • Texas 1870 Counties: Lampasas and LAVACA 
  • Texas 1870 Counties: Fayette and Fort Bend 
  • Texas 1870 Agricultural: Lavaca

1880 TEXAS CENSUS

  • Texas 1880 Counties: Anderson (pt), Angelina, Aransas, Archer, Atascosa, Austin,
    Armstrong, Briscoe, Randall, Swisher
  • Texas 1880 Counties: Fannin (pt), Fayette, Fisher, Fort Bend, Franklin, Freestone, Frio, Scurry
  • Texas 1880 Counties: Lampasas (pt), Lamar, and LAVACA
  • Texas 1880 Agricultural: Lavaca
  • Texas 1880 Defective, Dependent & Delinquent Classes: Lavaca


1890 SPECIAL SCHEDULES

  • Texas 1890: Schedules Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows Of Union Veterans of The Civil War

1900 CENSUS

  • Texas 1900 Counties: Lamar, Lampasas, LaSalle, LAVACA

1910 CENSUS

  • Texas 1910 Counties: LAVACA, Liberty, Limestone

1920 CENSUS

  • Texas 1920 Counties: LAVACA, Leon, Limestone (pt)
  • Texas 1920 Counties: DeWitt, Delta, Denton (pt)
  • Texas 1920 Counties: Fayette
  • Texas 1920 Counties: Gonzales

1930 CENSUS

  • Texas 1930 Counties: LaSalle, Lee, Lipscomb, LAVACA
  • Texas 1930 Counties: Denton (part), Dimmit, Donley, DeWitt

TAX ROLLS

Lavaca County Tax Rolls: 1846 – 1910


TEXAS VOTER REGISTRATION ROLLS


1867-1869


  • Reel #1 Anderson through Bell County
  • Reel #2 Bexar through Cameron County
  • Reel #3 Chambers through Dallas County 
  • Reel #4 Davis through Fayette County 
  • Reel #5 Fort Bend through Grayson County 
  • Reel #6 Grimes through Harrison County 
  • Reel #7 Hays through Kerr County 
  • Reel #8 Kendall through Matagorda County 
  • Reel #9 Maverick through Parker County 
  • Reel #10 Polk through Shelby County 
  • Reel #11 Smith through Van Zandt County 
  • Reel #12 Victoria through Zapata County

COURT PROCEEDINGS

  • ​LAVACA COUNTY PROBATE MINUTES VOL. A – V 1846 – 1916
  • LAVACA COUNTY INDEX TO PROBATE MINUTES 1853 – 1869
  • LAVACA COUNTY PROBATE MINUTES
          PROBATE MINUTES (RECORD OF ESTATES) 1854 – 1877
          RECORD OF WILLS, BONDS AND OATHS 1870 – 1883
  • LAVACA COUNTY INDEX TO DEEDS, GENERAL 1846 – 1889
  • LAVACA COUNTY NATURALIZATION RECORD INDEX 1853 – 1935
  • LAVACA COUNTY NATURALIZATION RECORDS 1890 - 1912
  • LAVACA COUNTY INDEX TO CIVIL MINUTES 1847 – 1974
  • LAVACA COUNTY DEED RECORDS VOL. A – 3 1846 – 1886
  • LAVACA COUNTY DISTRICT COURT MINUTES 1847 - 1912


SANBORN FIRE INSURANCE MAPS

  • Hallettsville: Reel 19
  • Moulton: Reel 28
  • Shiner: Reel 36
  • Yoakum: Reel 42

IMMIGRATION PASSENGER LISTS

  • Galveston, Texas, Index to Passenger Lists, 1896 – 1906; Aab, Heinrich – Kraus, Piotr
  • Galveston, Texas, Index to Passenger Lists, 1896 – 1906; Kraus, Albert – Polyak, Maria
  • Galveston, Texas, Index to Passenger Lists, 1896 – 1906; Pitsch, Franz – Zytekiewcz, S.
  • Galveston, Texas, Index to Passenger Lists, 1906 – 1951; Aab, Maria – Duquesne, Ididro
  • Galveston, Texas, Index to Passenger Lists, 1906 – 1951; Duran, Carlos – Inglis, E.
  • Galveston, Texas, Index to Passenger Lists, 1906 – 1951; Ingram, Joseph – Lavitianz, A.
  • Galveston, Texas, Index to Passenger Lists, 1906 – 1951; Lawenda, Joel – Papurlieff
  • Galveston, Texas, Index to Passenger Lists, 1906 – 1951; Paracheroff, D. – Schriever
  • Galveston, Texas, Index to Passenger Lists, 1906 – 1951; Schrobenhauser, A. – Weigert
  • Galveston, Texas, Index to Passenger Lists, 1906 – 1951; Weiger, Georg - Zyzora,
  • New Orleans, Louisiana, Index to Passenger Lists, Before 1900; Italia, Francesca – Johse, Carl
  • New Orleans, Louisiana, Index to Passenger Lists, Before 1900; Tazo, Christesa – Veronique, Ketterer


  • New Orleans, Louisiana, Passenger Lists: Nov. 16, 1880 – Oct. 31, 1881
  • New Orleans, Louisiana, Passenger Lists: Nov. 21, 1882 – Oct. 31, 1883
  • New Orleans, Louisiana, Passenger Lists; Nov. 1, 1883 – Aug. 30, 1884
  • New York, New York, Passenger Lists: Oct. 29, 1880 – Dec. 30, 1880
  • New York, New York, Passenger Lists: Jan. 1, 1881 – Mar. 8, 1881
  • New York, New York, Passenger Lists; Mar. 9, 1881 – Apr. 11, 1881

MISCELLANEOUS MICROFILM

  • Records of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, Texas 1865-1872
  • Texas State Genealogical Society 1995 – 1998 Applications
  • Record of Appointment of Postmasters: 1832 – Sept. 30, 1971
  • Texas: Lamb – Newton Counties LAVACA COUNTY 1866 – 1971
  • Wheat, Postmasters and Post Offices of Texas 1846 – 1930
  • Post Office Department Records, Republic of Texas 1835 – 1841
  • Internal Revenue Assessment Lists for Texas 1865 – 1866
  • Roll 1 Dist. 2 Annual, Monthly and Special List Dec. 1865 – Dec. 1866

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TEXAS RANGER SERVICE RECORDS

  • Section 1: Rangers: approximately 1830 – 1846
  • Section 2: Minute Men: 1841 Acklin - Zurcher
  • Section 3: Rangers 1847 – 1900 A through Z

CHURCH RECORDS

LAVACA COUNTY

  • Sacred Heart Catholic Church: Hallettsville, Texas
  • St. Mary’s Catholic Church: St. Mary’s Texas
  • SS. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church: Shiner, Texas
  • St. Joseph Catholic Church: Moulton, Texas
  • Queen of Peace Catholic Church: Sweet Home, Texas
  • St. John the Baptist Church Catholic Church: Koerth, Texas
  • Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church: Moravia, Texas
  • St. Ludmila Catholic Church: Wied, Texas
  • St. Anthony, St. Augustine: Witting, Breslau and Worthing, Texas

FAYETTE COUNTY

  • Zion Lutheran Congregation of Swiss Alp, Texas

NEWSPAPERS

  • AUSTIN DAILY BULLETIN
          Nov. 27, 1841 – Jan. 18, 1842
  • AUSTIN TEXAS SENTINEL
          Jan. 15, 1840 – Nov. 11, 1841
  • BRAZORIA INDEPENDENT – TEXAS PLANTER
          See next page for detailed list of titles and dates
  • COLORADO CITIZEN
          July 23, 1859 – March 2, 1905
          Sept. 17, 1908 – Dec. 29, 1911
  • CUERO DAILY RECORD
          1895 – 1899
  • HALLETTSVILLE HERALD AND PLANTER
          Oct. 23, 1873 – Dec. 26, 1877
  • HALLETTSVILLE HERALD
          Dec. 25, 1887 – Dec. 31, 1915 (Missing 1904, 1906)
  • NEW ERA (SEMI-WEEKLY)
    Sept.21, 1917 - Jan. 4, 1924
  • HALLETTSVILLE HERALD (SEMI-WEEKLY)
          Jan. 4, 1924 – Dec. 31, 1929
  • HALLETTSVILLE NASINEC
          Oct. 14, 1914 – June 14, 1916
  • HALLETTSVILLE NEW ERA
          Jan. 10, 1908 – Dec. 31, 1912
  • HALLETTSVILLE NEW ERA HERALD
          April 7, 1947 – July 1969
  • HALLETTSVILLE NOVY DOMOV
          Jan. 16, 1919 – Nov. 15, 1926; May 3, 1941 – Sept. 30, 1942
       *1917 -1919 located at VC/UHV Library in Victoria, Texas
  • HALLETTSVILLE SEMI-WEEKLY NEW ERA HERALD
          Jan. 7, 1930 – Dec. 30, 1930

            Jan. 6, 1931 – June 30, 1942

  • HALLETTSVILLE OBZOR
          June 1, 1905 – Oct. 8, 1914
    HALLETTSVILLE REBEL  

                       July 1, 1911 – June 2, 1917

  • HALLETTSVILLE TRIBUNE
          HERALD: July 14, 1904 – April 11, 1919
          NEW ERA: March 10, 1899 – Oct. 22, 1909
          NEW ERA: April 29, 1913 – Jan. 30, 1920
  • HALLETTSVILLE TRIBUNE AND TRIBUNE HERALD
          1932 – Present (Missing 1939 and 1954)
  • HOUSTON DEMOCRATIC
          March 18, 1846 – March 28, 1951
  • HOUSTON MORNING STAR
          April 8, 1839 – Feb. 3, 1846
  • MOULTON EAGLE
          1900 – 1960, 1973 - 1998
  • NACOGDOCHES AND NAPLES
          March 13, 1852 – July 26, 1859 (incomplete); April 20, 1892
  • NORDHEIM VIEW
          1904 - 1913
  • SAN FELIPE TELEGRAPH AND REGISTER
          Oct. 10, 1836 – March 4, 1846
  • SHINER GAZETTE
          1892 – 1953, 1960 – 2008 (missing 7/1/2004 – 12/31/2004)
  • TEXIAN ADVOCATE
          1848 – 1854
  • VICTORIA ADVOCATE
          1862 – 1926
  • WASHINGTON LONE STAR – TEXAS NATIONAL REGISTER
          See next page for detailed list of titles and dates
  • YOAKUM DAILY HERALD
          Sept. 17, 1898 – Dec. 1, 1925
  • YOAKUM DAILY TIMES
          Oct. 4, 1898 – May 18, 1899
  • YOAKUM WEEKLY HERALD
          June 9, 1904 – May 30, 1914
  • YOAKUM WEEKLY TIMES
          Sept. 12, 1903 – Aug. 7, 1914
  • YORKTOWN NEWS

                       Feb. 6, 1908 -  July 3, 1913

MICROFICHE

TEXAS BIRTH RECORDS: 1903 – 2003
TEXAS DEATH RECORDS: 1903 - 2005
1890 TEXAS VETERANS CENSUS INDEX
TEXAS MARRIAGE, EARLY TO 1850
VICTORIA CO. GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY SURNAME INDEX 1980 - 1997