Texas Family History Societies(C-E)

This section lists associations from Collin Historical to El Paso giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County and Other Societies

Collin County Historical Society and Museum

Many resources are accessible in their Archives, 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.

Some Collections are accessible, 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

Many publications are 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

Cooke County - Cross Timbers Genealogical Society

Some publications are sold by the society, which incorporate:

  • Cooke Co. Early History
  • Cooke Co. Marriage Records 1849-1882
  • Fairview and Resthaven Cemetery Books
  • Obituaries
  • Probate Records
  • Ye Gainesville Towne
Website:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcooke/ctgs_index.htm

Dallas Genealogical Society

The association was established in 1954 and their aims are to encourage and promote the study of genealogy, to assist the genealogy section of J Erik Jonsson Central Library in Dallas and to collect and preserve materials relating to Dallas Co.

Many Special Interest Groups are available, which include African American, Brown Bag, Technology, Jewish and MacGen Reunion Groups.

Some databases are accessible, which comprise:

  • Back Issues of DGS Journals
  • Back Issues of DGS Newsletters
  • Dallas Area Cemeteries
  • DNA Information
  • Recently Distributed eBlasts

Publications sold by the society incorporate: 

  • Cemetery Books
  • Dallas Quarterlies and Journals
  • Greene Co. Deed Abstracts 1810-1822
  • Guide to the Dallas Quarterly 1955-1993
  • Marriage Records 1846-1899
  • Minute Book 1848-1855
  • South-western Presbyterian Newspaper Abstracts
  • Texas Methodist Newspaper Abstracts
  • Texas Presbyterian Newspaper Abstracts
Website:
http://www.dallasgenealogy.org

El Paso Genealogical Society

A transcription of deaths for San Jose de Cristo Rey Church is available.

Births, Marriages and Deaths 1886-1899 have been transcribed by Jane Beard and can be purchased from the association.

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

Website:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txepgs/