The Fayette County TXGenWeb Project

Welcome to the USGenWeb Project Pages for Fayette County, Texas!

— volunteers working together to provide free genealogy and county history data—

Cemeteries

Cemetery histories & descriptions, photographs,
listings, lookup offers
Updated 8/3/14

Obituaries

Thousands of obituaries of those who
lived in or are buried in Fayette County
E-mail Rox Ann to contribute obits or photos.
Updated 8/17/14

Cemetery Santa

Families of Fayette County

Biographies & genealogy websites
Updated 8/14/14

Fayette Heritage Museum & Archives

Includes lookup offers from extensive cemetery
& marriage databases, online catalog

Online Data

Links to online data pertaining directly to Fayette
County – historical markers, doctors, postmasters, history articles & more
Updated 8/3/14

Vital Records

Where to find birth, marriage, death,
& divorce records, online and off –
includes link to county clerk's office

Communities

Histories, photographs, related links
Updated 8/3/14

Footprints of Fayette

Local history articles written by members
of the Fayette County Historical Commission
Updated 8/14/14

Photographs

Share your old photographs, identify others,
take a look at the unidentified photos

Lookups

Lookup offers for cemetery listings, marriages, books, and more, Fayette County Genealogical Society info

Census

1850, 1860 Census with Indexes, Slave Schedules, 1870 Index, 1880 Census Search Engine

Military

Participants, casualties, memoirs from
conflicts from the Texas Revolution forward

Newspapers

Old news articles, current newspapers, locating old copies
Old issues of The Schulenburg Sticker are now online!

Bibliography

Includes books for sale by
Fayette Heritage Museum & Archives

African-American Genealogy

Slave transactions, tenant and share-crop contracts, cemeteries, etc.

Museums & Historic Sites

Virtual tours of local history sites
Local museums

Neighboring Counties

TXGenWeb sites

Maps

Online county & town maps, then & now
Historic county maps you can order

USGenWeb Archives Project

Vital records & additional online info
in the USGenWeb Archives Project

Fayette County Message Board

Submit and/or view queries

Archived Queries

Queries from Jan 1997 through Oct 2001.
Please let me know if your e-mail address
has changed since you posted your query.

Fayette County Mailing List

Ask questions, share knowledge about
research in Fayette County,
get updates on this web site

If you have any comments, problems, or suggestions pertaining to this web site or if you can offer any assistance with lookups or data, please contact the volunteer county coordinator, Rox Ann Johnson. Check in regularly to see how the site is progressing!

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This site is devoted exclusively to history and genealogy. Please check the chamber of commerce or city websites linked under "Communities" for information on recreational and public facilities or government services.

This search engine will not find queries on the Fayette County Message Board which has a separate search engine. Some of the resources on the "Online Data" page also have their own search engines that will need to be checked separately.


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