Kaufman County, Texas Records
Kaufman County, Texas (Map It) was created on February 26, 1848 from Henderson County. This county was named for David Spangler Kaufman, a Jewish Texas state senator and the second Jewish member of the United States House of Representatives.
Kaufman County Cities and Towns include Combine , Cottonwood, Crandall, Dallas , Forney, Grays Prairie, Kaufman, Kemp, Mabank, Mesquite, Oak Grove, Oak Ridge, Post Oak Bend City, Rosser, Scurry, Seagoville, Seven Points, Talty, Terrell..
A Map of Kaufman County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Kaufman County, Texas Courthouse Records
Kaufman County, TX Courthouse
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicate what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Kaufman county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
- Kaufman County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1869 for Birth; 1903 for death, Marriage Records from 1849, Land Records from 1846, Probate Records from 1849 and Court Records from 1856. The County Clerk's office is the place where all transactions having to do with land are recorded and kept on file. They take marriage license applications, issues marriage licenses, files the license after the marriage, and maintains a permanent record of the marriage, surveys and plats of subdivisions, Armed Forces discharge papers for all veterans who reside in the county. Some naturalization records have been found with the deeds.
- Kaufman County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Kaufman County, Texas Census Records
- Learn More: State of Texas Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- Texas Census Substitute Records: 1820-1890
- State Population Schedules: Republic of Texas Poll Lists for 1846
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Kaufman County, Texas Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Texas Vital Records
- Birth and Death Records: from 1903 to present.
- Marriage Records: available from the County Clerk
- Divorce Records: available from the Clerk of District Court
- Locations: Texas Department of State Health Services
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth and Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Texas Department of State Health Services, 1100 W. 49th Street, Austin, TX 78756; (888) 963-7111 or (512) 458-7111
Kaufman County, Texas Resources
- Kaufman County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 337, Terrell 75160
- Forney Heritage Society, 98 FM 2757, Forney, TX 75126
- Forney Historic Preservation League
- Root Seekers Genealogical Society
- Kaufman Co. Records Available on Microfilm
- Kaufman County, Texas Message Boards
Kaufman County, Texas External Links
- Texas Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 - 1993)
- Kaufman County, Texas Books - Amazon
- Kaufman Co., Texas - FindaGrave
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection
- Kaufman Co., Texas Almanac
- Texas county histories : a bibliography
- Kaufman County History
- Kaufman County, Texas Links - Cyndi's List
- Kaufman Co. TXGenweb
- Kaufman County, Texas Ancestry Database Collections
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection
- Kaufman County, Texas Military Records