Texas Family History Societies(A-B)

This section lists associations from Angelina to Brazos giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County and Other Societies

Angelina County Genealogical Society

A number of archives are available at the association's Library, which incorporate 12000 Books, Census Returns, 1867 Voter Registration, Family Histories and Genealogies, Tax Rolls and Newspapers.

Many publications are available for sale, which comprise Deaths 1903-1917, Divorces 1847-1920, Marriage Records 1846-1966, 1850-1880 Census Returns for Angelina County and Cemetery Transcripts.

Publications available for sale also include Oakley-Metc alf Funeral Home Books 1933-1954, Obituaries 1920-1924, Ancestry Charts, and Marriages for other Counties.


Atascosa County Genealogical Society

A database of Atascosa Co. Veterans Killed in Action in all Wars is available.

The association has a Library where a number of archives are available, which include Books, Periodicals relating to various States of America, Census Returns from various States of America and Texas and Virginia Marriages.

For further information regarding archives held, please visit their site.


Austin Genealogical Society

Many Databases and Indexes are accessible, which incorporate:

  • 1872 Austin City Directory
  • 1873 and 1892 Voter Registration Lists
  • 1903 Austin Confederate Veterans
  • Austin History Centre Newspaper Index 1871-1877
  • Cemetery Inscriptions
  • Census Returns
  • Early Travis Co. Births
  • First Southern Presbyterian Church Baptisms 1875-1893
  • Graduates of Austin City Schools
  • Naturalisation Papers
  • Oakwood Sexton Records 1859-1866
  • Poor Farm Ledger
  • St David's Episcopal Church Baptisms and Burials 1859-1866
  • St Mary's Catholic Church Marriages 1853-1875
  • Texas German and English Academy 1876-1902
  • Travis Co. Marriages 1846-1882
  • Travis Co. Obituaries

A list of Surnames currently being researched by Members is also available.


Bastrop County Historical Society

The association has a Museum and Visitor Centre where a number of archives are available.


Bellville Historical Society

A Photo Gallery is accessible, and Historic Tour Guides can be downloaded in PDF Format.

The association has a number of archives, which include:

  • Austin Co. Census Returns
  • Bellville History
  • Cemetery Trasncripts
  • Church Registers
  • Civil War Records
  • Historical Pictures
  • Jail Records
  • Law Enforcement Records
  • Maps
  • Newspapers
  • School Registers

For a full list of resources available, please visit their site.


Big Bend Genealogical Society

Some Databases, Information and Indexes are accessible, which incorporate:

  • Brewster, Jeff Davis and Presidio Co. Census 1860-1920
  • Early Settlers and Biographies
  • Known Veterans buried in Elm Grove Cemetery
  • Short Histories of Big Bend Area Counties

A list of Surnames currently being researched by Members is also on the site.


Brazos Genealogical Association

A number of databases are accessible on the site, which include:

  • Bibliographies
  • Business Papers
  • Cemetery Inscriptions
  • Census Returns
  • Community Histories
  • Church Histories
  • City Directories
  • Ethnic Histories
  • Government and Civil Records

Databases also incorporate:

  • Land Papers
  • Lodge and Club Histories
  • Magazines
  • Maps
  • Military Sources
  • Newspapers
  • People and Families
  • School Registers
  • Vital Records

A number of publications are available for sale, which include:

  • Brand and Mark Registrations for Brazos Co. 1849-1900
  • Descendants of Joshua Jones of Alabama and Solomon King of North Carolina 1771-1994
  • Index to Births, Marriages and Deaths 1876-1909 from St Joseph Catholic Church
  • Italians of Steele's Store in Texas
  • Recorded Births in Brazos Co. 1850-1910

A list of Surnames currently being researched by Members is available and they also have a Search Engine which makes it possible to search the files stored in the organisation's Digital Archives hosted by USGenWeb.  A list of Repositories is also available.