Austin County Texas
to the Austin County,
TXGenWeb Project site! My name is
Jane Keppler and I am the County Coordinator for Austin County. If you have an interest in
helping to maintain this site, please email me. I am looking for
While visiting the site I hope that you will
information to aid in your research for families in Austin County.
This site is part of the
Project. All information on this site is
for your personal use. If you paid to view any of these
please contact the me. If you have questions, suggestions or
comments, please feel free to
anytime. To submit information please
the information to be contributed to this
site as well as your name and email address.
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.
I do not live in Austin County and cannot do research.
NOTE: I only do
transcribing and helping people with genealogical research. I have nothing
to do with the cemetery, so if you are looking for information on purchasing
plots or rules and regulations of the cemetery, contact the caretaker or a local funeral home.
County Texas - Local Resources and contacts:
The Sealy Chamber of Commerce
The Sealy Convention & Visitors Bureau
309 Main Street
P.O. Box 586
Sealy, TX 77474
(979) 885-3222 Telephone
(979) 885-7184 Facsimile
The above photo courtesy of Ted's Texas County Courthouse Photographs. Ted has traveled to all 254 counties and has wonderful pictures of each and every courthouse!
1 East Main Street
Bellville, TX 77418
The county clerk
has the following records:
Marriage records beginning in 1824
Probate records beginning in 1835
Court Records beginning 1837
Land deed records beginning 1837
Birth and death records beginning in 1903
The county records include birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, brand
registrations, DD214s (military discharges), land / real estate / property records, probate and civil filings.
Austin County Funeral Home, Bellville TX
Funeral Home Columbus TX
Knesek Family Funeral
Chapels, Bellville, Sealy & Wallis
Memorial Oaks Funeral Home
Miller-Josey Mortuary, Bellville
Schmidt Funeral Home,
12 West Palm St, Bellville, TX 77418
Knox Memorial Library
6730 Railroad St, Wallis, TX 77485, United States
West End Library
Austin County Library System Branch Library
reserve area with local history and genealogical information
Closed: Fri & Sun
1646 N Main St.
Industry, TX 7894
Virgil & Josephine Gordon Memorial Library
Haynes Mattress Factory
Haynes Mattress Factory
Daniel Haynes moved to Sealy in 1882 and entered the mattress business in 1885. His first patient was taken out in 1889. He sold
his first factory and later built this one in 1909. The machinery and equipment still stand in this building as it did in the early 1900's. The best known
patient developed by Daniel Haynes was the "World Famous Sealy Mattress®". Shown by appointment only. (Donation)
For tours and other information regarding the Haynes Mattress Factory contact the Chamber of Commerce, Convention
& Visitors Bureau for appointment.
Formerly Bellville Jail
Museum is open Saturdays from11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or by appointment.
Felipe de Austin State Historic Site
220 2nd St.
San Felipe, TX 77473
GPS: N29° 48' 20" W96° 5' 50"
Stephen F. Austin State Park
P O Box 125
San Felipe TX 77473-0125
Bellville ISD Museum
518 S. Mathews
Bellville, TX 77418
Phone: 979 865-3133
For hours and a virtual tour :
http://www.bellville.k12.tx.us and then click on BISD Museum
Austin County Genealogical Society
Bellville Historical Society
West-End Historical Society
P. O. Box 218
Industry, TX 78944
Sealy Historical Society
Website maintained by Jane Keppler,
Austin County Coordinator.
- TX State Coordinator
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01 July 2022