Texas Family History Societies(L-R)

This section lists associations from Lamar to Red River giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County Societies

Lamar County Genealogical Society

Some archives can be accessed in their Library, which comprise:

  • Family Group Sheets
  • Family Pedigree Charts
  • Genealogies

Some Books held by the society are helpful to people who have American Indian and Afro-American Heritage.

Some databases are accessible, which include Death and Cemetery Records of Lamar Co., Marriages 1841-1910 and 1860-1870 Lamar Co. Census Transcriptions.   

Indexes to Back Issues of their Quarterly Publication are also accessible.

Many volumes are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • Camp Maxey World War II Layout Map
  • Census Books
  • Hunt County Marriages
  • Lamar Co. History
  • Lamar Co. Land Headright Map
  • Lamar County Marriages 1841-1937
  • Providence Baptist Church 1868-1983
  • Red River Co. Land Headright Map

Mesquite Historical and Genealogical Society

Some publications are sold by the society, which include 1860 Dallas Co. Census, A Stake in the Prairie(History of Mesquite) and Mesquite City Cemetery.

There are also links to other sites you may find of use.


Montgomery County Genealogical and Historical Society

Many publications are sold by the society, which include:

  • Bible Records
  • Cemetery Inscriptions
  • Census Returns
  • Death Dates and Marriages 1838-1900
  • Deaths 1903-1940
  • Deed Abstracts 1831-1840
  • District Court Documents
  • Early Settlers of Montgomery Co.
  • Funeral Home Books

Publications available for sale also incorporate:

  • Marriages
  • Members Ancestor Charts
  • Mortality Schedules
  • Naturalisation Papers
  • Probate Documents
  • School Registers
  • State Docket District Court 1857-1894
  • Tax Rolls
  • Texas Cattle Brands
  • Treasurer's Claim Register
  • Various Court Records 1840-1896

Permian Basin Genealogical Society

Their aim is to promote and encourage the study of family history and genealogy.

Many Indexes are accessible, which incorporate Cemetery Transcriptions and Ector Co. Marriages 1941-1942.


Red River County Genealogical Society

The association was established in 1986 and its aim is to collect and preserve documents and records relating to the area and to make them publicly available.  They also hope to encourage and promote the study of genealogy.

Some publications are available for sale, which include Bible Records of Members. 

Some Publications have been compiled by members of the association, which comprise:

  • Burials
  • Cemeteries
  • Deaths of Red River Co.
  • Obituaries from the Deport Times 1911-1950
  • Obituaries from the Detroit News Herald 1928-1936 and 1941-1956
  • Reflections of Red River County 1830s-1890

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