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Shelby County Texas

Records & Resources


1837 Tax List

1850 Mortality Schedule

Shelby County Archives

Birth Records of Shelby County TX 1926 - 1934- 1928(Jernigan) NOTE: The State of Texas ordered the TXGenWeb Archives to remove All Birth Records after 1934 and All Death Records after 1984

Black History


     Notice of abandoned cemeteries, how to preserve

Census Records 1835-1930

Cities, Towns, & Communities

Confederate Indigent Families Index

County Maps

Courthouse Information

Death Records of Shelby County TX 1964 - 1984 NOTE: The State of Texas ordered the TXGenWeb Archives to remove All Birth Records after 1934 and All Death Records after 1984

Divorce Records of Shelby County TX 1968 - 2001

Divorce Records of Texas statewide 1968-2005

Excelser School

Fannie Brown Booth Memorial on the Portal to Texas History lots of older newspapers

FAMILY SEARCH a service provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

      set up your free account and you just find what you have been looking for.


Family Search Wiki

Funeral Homes & Mortuaries

Historical Markers and Sites

History of Shelby County

History of many different subjects

History of Shelby County Texas by Dr. Levi Henderson Ashcraft

Hone Your Genealogy Skills


Joaquin School


Joaquin TX Stories page on Facebook

Information for Genealogy, Historical or Museum Societies

Marriage Records of Shelby County TX 1966 - 2002

Marriage Records for Texas statewide 1966-2005



Paxton School

Pine Rosin School

Paxton/Edgewood School


Shelby County Historical Society Museum & Genealogical Library

Tenaha Class of 1937

Texas Soldiers who served in the US-Mexican War

Timpson High School Classes 1900-2018

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Page Modified: 02 June 2023