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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

Books for sale for research or great donation to libraries.


Census Records 1835-1930

Cities, Towns, & Communities

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

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

Family Search Wiki

Funeral Homes & Mortuaries

Historical Markers and Sites

History of Shelby County

History of Shelby County Texas by Dr. Levi Henderson Ashcraft

Hone Your Genealogy Skills


Joaquin School

Information for Genealogy, Historical or Museum Societies

Marriage Records of Shelby County TX 1966 - 2002

Marriage Records for Texas statewide 1966-2005

Queries 101


Paxton School

Pine Rosin School

Paxton/Edgewood School


Salute to Our Fallen Heroes Project 

Salute to Our Veterans

Shelby County Historical Society Museum & Genealogical Library

Tenaha Class of 1937

Timpson High School Classes 1900-2018

We the People of Shelby County -This is an online quarterly
magazine about local history and is freely available for reading.   


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Page Modified: 05 February 2017