Kaufman County, Texas
Genealogy, History & Facts
Kaufman County, Texas Facts
When was Kaufman County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 26, 1848 from Henderson County.
Kaufman County, TX Vital Records
Where can find Kaufman County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Kaufman County vital records can be found at the Texas Office of Vital Records has copies of birth and death records reported from 1903. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Texas for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Kaufman County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Texas Birth and Death Certificate, Marriage or Divorce Verification Application to mail.
- Texas, Kaufman County Birth Records 1869 – 1926
- Texas, Kaufman County Death Records 1945 – 1964
- Texas, Kaufman County Marriage Records 1941 – 2010
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- Social Security Death Index
- Texas Birth Records 1927-2010
- Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1935
- Texas, Births and Christenings, 1840-1981
- Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977
- Texas Marriage Records 1966 to 2008
- Texas, Marriages, 1837-1973
- Texas, Marriages, 1966-2010
- Texas Divorce Records 1968 to 2008
- Texas Death Records 1964-2010
- Texas, Deaths and Burials, 1903-1973
- Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976
- Texas, Deaths, 1977-1986
Kaufman County, TX Census Records
What Kaufman County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Kaufman County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Kaufman Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Kaufman Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Kaufman Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1850 & 1860.
Another census resource is the Texas, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index from 1820-1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Texas Census Records Research Guide.
Kaufman County, TX Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Kaufman County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Kaufman County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Texas Courthouse Records Research Guide.
- Kaufman County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 100 W. Mulberry St., Kaufman 75142
- Kaufman County Clerk
- Phone: (972) 932-4331 Ext. 101
- Birth & Death Records: 1869 for Birth; 1903 for death
- Marriage Records: 1849
- Land Records: 1846
- Probate Records: 1849
- Court Records: 1856
- Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
- Texas Land Title Abstracts
- BLM Land Records
Kaufman County, TX Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Kaufman County, TX?
A list of Kaufman County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Texas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Kaufman County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 337, Terrell 75160
- Forney Heritage Society, 98 FM 2757, Forney, TX 75126
- Forney Historic Preservation League, PO Box 317, Forney, TX 75126
- Root Seekers Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 1770, Mabank 75147
- Kaufman Co. Records Available on Microfilm (tsl.state.tx.us)
- Texas State Library and Archives Commission, P.O. Box 12927, Austin, TX 78711-2927
- Texas Genealogical Society, 2505 Beluche Drive, Galveston 77551
Where can I connect with other Kaufman County, TX Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Texas Genealogy Network Community (plus.google.com)
- Texas State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Kaufman County, Texas Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Kaufman County, Texas Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Kaufman County, TX?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Kaufman County.