Erath County Texas Genealogy Research

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Erath County Birth Announcements 2001-3/2005                  2006 Birth Announcements
     
Erath County Social Announcements 2002-3/2005

Although Erath County was organized in 1856, a court house fire destroyed records prior to 1869.  Birth and death records were not required by the state until 1903.

About Erath County Records:
Births from 1903 although some Affidavits and Delayed-Births may go back farther
Deaths from 1903
Marriages from 1869   Digital copies available from 1869 through 1921  
Now available Erath marriage records on CD!
Probate from 1876
Deeds from 1867
Obituaries - from mid-1980s -  31 December 2006, 14,684 obituaries.   Digital copies available.

Additional resources you ,ight consider researching:
Death Records of Erath County, Texas Volume I (1903-1917), Shirley Brittain Cawyer, edited by James Pylant, 1993

Cemetery Inscriptions, Erath County, Texas Volume I, Weldon I Hudson and Shirley Brittain Cawyer

Cemetery Inscriptions, Erath County, Texas Volume II, Weldon I Hudson and Shirley Brittain Cawyer, 1983

Cemetery Inscriptions, Erath County, Texas Volume III, Weldon I Hudson and Shirley Brittain Cawyer, 1983

At Rest in Huckabay, Texas, Annotated Cemetery Transcript, Local History Project, Huckabay School, 2000-2001

At Rest in Hannibal, Texas, Annotated Cemetery Transcript, Local History Project, Huckabay School, 2001-2002

At Rest in Hannibal, Texas, Annotated Cemetery Transcript, Local History Project, Huckabay School, 2001-2002

At Rest in Exray, Texas, Local History Project, Huckabay School, 2001-2003
* For info on ordering a copy of the "At Rest" books

Erath County, Texas Marks and Brands 1867-1884, Weldon I Hudson, 1983  

Erath County, Texas Census Records Including the 1860 and 1870 Federal Census, the 1860 Slave List, and the 1867 Voter's Registration, Weldon I Hudson and Shirley Brittain Cawyer, 1981

Purves, Erath County, Texas, Raymond Hancock, 1975

Purves Live Oak Cemetery, Purves Live Oak Cemetery Assn, 1997

Some History of the Johnsonville, Pony Creek and Chalk Mountain Communities Who Consolidated to Form the Three Way School District, Erath County, Texas, Marilyn Giesecke Mills Ewers, 1995

Some History of the Duffau Community, Erath County, Texas, Marilyn Giesecke Mills Ewers, 2002

Early Settlers of the Millerville Community, Erath County, Texas, Marilyn Giesecke Mills Ewers, 2003

Photos of Hico, Texas Area People, Marilyn Giesecke Mills Ewers, 2002

Alexander, A D Gray and Cecilia Gilbert

A Collection of Family Bible Records, Shirley Brittain Cawyer, 1997

North Central Texas Genealogical Records: Eastland, Erath and Jack Counties, James  Pylant and 
Paul Smith, 2001

Genealogies of Texas Families: Biographical Notes of Pioneer Settlers, edited by James Pylant, 1989

Also:
Country Cemeteries of Comanche County, Texas, Weldon I Hudson and Shirley Brittain Cawyer, 1983

Cemetery Inscriptions, Eastland County, Texas Volume I, Weldon I Hudson and Shirley Brittain Cawyer

Cemetery Inscriptions, Eastland County, Texas Volume II, Weldon I Hudson and Shirley Brittain Cawyer

Cemetery Inscriptions, Eastland County, Texas Volume III, Weldon I Hudson and Shirley Brittain Cawyer

Erath County, Texas Links

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Handbook of Texas Online, Erath County

Tarleton State University Dick Smith Library


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