Wood County, Texas

Genealogy Resource Page

Hot Links

Many excellent links to genealogical web sites are provided on the TXGenWeb Project page. It is not our intent to duplicate those links except when a site might be of particular interest to a Wood County researcher.

If you discover a site that might be useful to Wood County researchers please advise Betty Miller and Patsy Vinson. We will check it out, and add to the list if appropriate. Thanks.

Search engine that accesses almost all sites at RootsWeb and many genealogical sites elsewhere on the Web. This might be the only link you ever need.
USGenWeb Tombstone Project. Indexed by state, county, and cemetery. Excellent and growing.
Cemeteries of Texas.
Wood County Archives, table of contents.
Public records of Texas counties. Sheriff's offices, county clerks offices etc. Excellent links.
Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, published 1889. Completely indexed. Wonderful resource!
TXGenWeb Archives, table of contents. Constantly growing. Check in here frequently.
Texas State Library. Archives and Information Services Lobby to TSL Genealogy Collection and Archival Services section, home to the Confederate Pension Applications and more.
Texas General Land Office. Great site for Texas land records. Requests for searches available.
Native American Research page. Outstanding resource page for research into Native American ancestry.
Mexican-American research A good resource in this area.
Brazoria County Museum. Exceptional site. See especially a database of descendents of "The Original 300." Another growing database to be checked frequently. You can also contribute.
Gensource. Professional Genealogists; good information; good links.
RootsWeb Genealogical Data Cooperative. List of surnames submitted by thousands of net genealogists. Strongly recommended. Submit your surnames of interest and new contacts will probably result.
USGenWeb Archives. Powerful search engine. Frequent updates.
Surname Helper US query and researcher search page. Search queries and registrations all over the US. Very frequently updated. Check often. Highly recommended
Surname Helper World query and researcher search page. Search queries and registrations world wide.
RootsWeb Texas search page.
City/County lookup. Know the city and state, but not sure about the county? Look here.
The Genealogy Home Page
Ancestry Publishing.Contains three genealogy newsletters. Informative.
The Political Graveyard. If your ancestor was a politician, his/her burial place may be listed here. Good links to other cemetery data.
Texas State Archives-Electronic Library. Great Texas reference collection. Many search engines available.
Confederate Pension Records. Searchable listing of pension records.


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