Welcome to the Austin County, TXGenWeb Project site! This website is maintained by TJ E;oas (County Coordinator)for Austin County.
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While visiting the site I hope that you will find valuable information to aid in your research for families in Austin County.
All information on this site is FREE for your personal use. If you paid to view any of these pages, please contact me. If you have questions, suggestions or comments, please feel free to email me. To submit information please email me. We accept any kind of record that reflects the history of the area or contains information on its inhabitants. We are especially interested in transcriptions of original records like (but not limited to) marriage, birth and death indexes, marriage, birth and death certificates, land records, military records, Family Bible records, census records, wills and their probates, or lists of cemetery burials. We would love to include your information on this site whether it contains information on one person or a thousand. If you have something of interest, please contact me.
I must thank the previous coordinators, Joy, Steve and Linda for all the hard work and hours they have put into this project. TXGenWeb needs more volunteers like them so if you are interested contact me.
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1858 Austin County Census
News, Events and Announcements!
- The Texas Czech Genealogical Society (TCGS) cordially invites you, your families and friends to attend the Texas Czech Genealogical Society (TCGS) event.
This event will be held September 23, 2023 at the Caldwell Civic and Visitor Center, 103 Texas Hwy. 21 West, Caldwell, TX 77836.
There will be the following speakers:
Dranna Belden - The Portal to Texas History: A Powerful Tool for History and Genealogy
Bill Buckner - Tracing Roots Offline: "Books Are Our Real Friends"
Mirek Koudelka - How They Lived - A Year in the Lives of Our Czech Ancestors
Stephanie Stiborik Reeves - The Life of Joseph Anton Stiborik, Radar Operator on the Enola Gay.
TCGS Library will be open, along with TCGS librarians Kimary and Garry Marble, Arnold Pechal and Danny Leshikar on site to enhance your personal research. Please contact Kimary at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 832-906-0986 now if there is a particular book or information you are desiring assistance with.
There will be a Silent Auction and a Country Table - Filled with baked goods, fresh vegetables, homemade jellies and relishes, hand crafts, etc. as well as wood crafted and homemade items.
Morning refreshments and lunch (BBQ chicken, potato salad, coleslaw, beans, cake and tea) will be available. Refreshments and lunch are included in the registration fee.
You do not have to be a TCGS member to attend. TCGS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit society.
To register by credit card go to: https://txczgs.square.site or mail registration form (see form on the TCGS website at www.txczgs.org) and mail check made out to TCGS to Susan Crutchfield, 507 West St., Sealy, Tx 77474. Also registration form is attached to this email. Should you have problems using your credit card to register please see attached "Credit Card User's Guide".
TCGS-Catching the Leaves of Fall Registration Form.pdf - TCGS-Cathing Colorful Leaves of Fall-09-23-23-flyer.pdf - temp_content/Credit Card User Guide.pdf
- The Texas Czech Genealogical Society (TCGS) cordially invites you, your families and friends to attend the Texas Czech Genealogical Society (TCGS) event “Czech Family Reunion”. This event will be held at the Caldwell Civic and Visitor Center, 103 W. Highway 21, Caldwell, Texas 77836. You do not have to be a TCGS member or of Czech heritage to attend. Everyone is welcome.
Please plan to attend the reunion and enjoy playing bingo, the kolache eating contest, and entering the best family photo contest, all with prizes. Search and dust off your collections of memorabilia, family photographs, history, culture and anything Czech and bring them with you to the event. If you like, submit genealogy, family, culture, places or whatever questions you would like information about, we will share with TCGS members via the Oz and ask attendees during the meeting.
Please send to Charlene Hurta at cmhurta@ earthlink.net, 1231 CR 201A, Angleton, TX 77515, phone 979-848-6517 or Sara Barton at SaraBarton@att.net, PO BOX 329, Round Top, TX 78954.
In addition, there will be the following speakers:
Brian Vanicek – The Origin and Evolution of the Kolache
Luba Ruzicka – A Personal Life Account Can Only be Presented by Someone Who Has Lived It.
There will be a Silent Auction and a TCGS Sales Table laden with authentic Czech items.
Texas Czech Genealogical Society presents – Czech Family Reunion
July 8, 2023 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Caldwell Civic and Visitor Center, 103 Texas Hwy. 21 West, Caldwell, TX 77836
To register by credit card go to: https://txczgs.square/site or mail registration form (see attached form or on the TCGS website at www.txczgs.org) and mail check made out to TCGS to Susan Crutchfield, 507 West St., Sealy, Tx 77474. Registration fee includes morning refreshments and a catered lunch. If postmarked On/Before June 17, 2023, TCGS members $30.00 and non-TCGS members $35.00; postmarked on/before June 24, 2023 TCGS members $35.00 and non-TCGS members $40.00; at the door (All) - $45.00. All children 12 years of age and under registering anytime are FREE but please register their name(s). Membership in TCGS is not required to attend.
The Texas Czech Genealogical Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Czech Family Reunion Flyer.pdf -- Czech Family Reunion-Registration Form.pdf
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Austin County, Texas
Map courtsey of USGenWeb Archives project
TXGenWeb Austin County, Texas Coordinator
TJ Elias (Coordintaor)
Website Last Updated: 11 October 2023