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FamilySearch identified the most complete online indexes for birth, marriage, and death information.


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Birth

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• 1840s-2000s:
Texas Birth Collections

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Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935
Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997
Texas, Church Records, 1852-1994
Texas, Harison County Delayed Birth Records, 1860-1933
Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981
Texas, Comanche County Records, 1858-1955
Texas, Cooke County, Birth Records 1873-1876
Texas, Gonzales County, Birth Records, 1878-1945
Texas, Swisher County Records, 1879-2012



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• 1926-1995: Texas Births at MyHeritage ($)



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Marriage

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Texas Marriage Collections

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Texas Marriages, 1837-1973
Texas Marriages, 1966-2010
Texas, Church Records, 1852-1994
Texas, Church Marriages, 1839-1982
Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977
Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965
Texas, Comanche County Records, 1858-1955
Texas, Mills County Clerk Records, 1841-1985
Texas, Swisher County Records, 1879-2012



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• 1820s-2010: United States Marriages, Texas at FindMyPast ($)



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Death

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• 1860s-2000s:
Texas Death Collections

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Texas, Church Records, 1852-1994
Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
Texas Death Index, 1964-1998
Texas Deaths and Burials, 1903-1973
Texas Deaths, 1890-1976
Texas Deaths, 1977-1986
Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 (includes deaths)
Texas, Bexar County, San Antonio Cemetery Records, 1893-2007
Texas, Gonzales County, Death records, 1863-1970
Texas, Houston, Historic Hollywood Cemetery Records, 1895-2008
Texas, Swisher County Records, 1879-2012
United States Social Security Death Index
Find A Grave Index
BillionGraves Index
GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014



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• 1903-1982: Texas, Death Certificates at Ancestry ($)



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