Somervell County, Texas Records
Somervell County, Texas (Map It) was created on March 13, 1875 from Hood County. This county was named for Alexander Somervell, a soldier in the Texas Revolution and leader of the Somervell Expedition.
Somervell County Cities and Towns include Glen Rose..
A Map of Somervell County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Somervell County, Texas Courthouse Records
Somervell 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 Somervell 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.
Courthouse and many, if not all, court records were destroyed by fire in February 1893.
- Somervell County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1860 for Birth; 1903 for death, Marriage Records from 1885, Land Records from 1875, Probate Records from 1875 and Court Records from 1875. 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.
- Somervell County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax
Somervell County, Texas Census Records
- Learn More: State of Texas Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- Texas Census Substitute Records: 1820-1890
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Somervell 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
Somervell County, Texas Resources
- Somervell County Historical Society, Box 669, Glen Rose, TX 76043
- Paluxy Valley Archives and Genealogy Society
- Somervell Co. Records Available on Microfilm
- Somervell County, Texas Message Boards
Somervell County, Texas External Links
- Texas Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Texas (1813 - 1993)
- Somervell County, Texas Books - Amazon
- Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
- Somervell Co., Texas - FindaGrave
- Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection
- Somervell Co., Texas Almanac
- Texas county histories : a bibliography
- Somervell County History
- Somervell County, Texas Links - Cyndi's List
- Somervell Co. TXGenweb
- Somervell County, Texas Ancestry Database Collections
- Texas, Naturalization Records, 1906-1989
- Texas General Land Office Map Collection
- Somervell County, Texas Military Records