Texas Family History Societies(B-C)

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

County and Other Societies

Brown County Historical Society

Many publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • Cemetery Inscriptions
  • Civil War Veterans
  • Early Communities of Lake Brownwood
  • Funeral Home Books
  • History and Genealogy of Brown Co. Sheriffs 1858-2008
  • Marriages 1880-1920
  • Pioneer Women of Brownwood 1956-1976
  • Scrapbooks
  • World War II Veterans

They also have links to other sites you may find of use.

Website: 
http://browncountyhistory.org/bchs.html 


Burnet County Historical Commission

Some publications are available for sale, which incorporate Burnet Co. Cemetery Transcripts 1852-1982 and Burnet Co. History: A Pioneer History 1847-1979.

Website: 
https://sites.google.com/site/burnetcohistcomm 


Caldwell County Genealogical and Historical Society

The aims of the society are to maintain an association for the study of genealogical records and to collect and preserve records, making them available in their Historical Research Centre, Luling Public Library.  An extensive collection of resources are available in this Centre. These include resources relating to the area and further afield. 

They also have a large number of Family History Books and an Alphabetical Index of these is available on the site.

Publications available for sale comprise:

  • 1860 Caldwell Co. Census
  • Caldwell Co. Kin: The First 150 Years
  • Cumulative Index to Plum Creek Almanac
  • Historic Caldwell Co.: Where Roots Intertwine

Further information regarding their publications is available on their site.

Website:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcaldwe/soc.htm?cj=1&netid=cj&o_xid=0001231185&o_lid=0001231185&o_sch=Affiliate+External


Calhoun County Genealogy Society

The association has a Newspaper Database which includes an Alphabetical List of people mentioned.  There is also an Index to Burials at Six Mile Cemetery.

Website:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcalcgs/ccgs.html?cj=1&netid=cj&o_xid=0001231185&o_lid=0001231185&o_sch=Affiliate+External


Chaparral Genealogical Society

A number of archives are available in Chaparral Library, which include over 2100 Books, more than 280 Rolls of Microfilm, Family Histories and Computers giving access to Federal Census Returns, Marriage Records and Land Records.

Website:
http://www.chaparralgensoc.org


Collin County Genealogical Society

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

Website:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcolcgs/index.htm?cj=1&netid=cj&o_xid=0001231185&o_lid=0001231185&o_sch=Affiliate+External


Collin County Historical Society and Museum

The association has an Archives where a number of resources are available, which include:

  • Agricultural Books including the Texas 1850 Agricultural Census
  • Almanacs
  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Census Returns
  • Collin and Denton Counties Family Files
  • Genealogies
  • Government Records
  • Marriages
  • Military Records
  • Newspaper Obituaries
  • Religious Books
  • School Registers

These archives do not only relate to the area covered by the association, but to other Counties of Texas and further afield. 

Please note that not all resources are available for all areas.  For a full list of archives available, please visit their site.

They also have some Collections, which include The Wilmeth Family Collection, The John Meier WWII Photography Collection, Historic Postcard Collection and Early North Texas Photography Collection.

Website:
http://collincountyhistoricalsociety.org


Comal County Genealogy Society

The association has many publications available for sale, which incorporate:

Cemetery Transcripts Census Returns City of New Braunfels Births 1910-1917 Deaths 1903-1931 History of Sattler and Mountain Valley School 1846-1964 Marriages 1846-1929 Naturalisation Papers 1847-1927 Probate Records 1846-1940

Back Issues of their Magazine, Family Footsteps, are also available for sale.

A Message Board is also available.

Website: 
http://www.ccgstexas.org