the TXGenWeb Project site
genealogical research in
County was formed by the Sixth Legislature from the Bexar District in
1856 and was named in honor of Benjamin McCulloch -- Indian
Texas Ranger, United States marshal, and brigadier general in the Army
of the Confederate States of America.
The geographical center
of Texas is located
northeastern McCulloch County, sixteen miles northeast of Brady, 'The
Heart of Texas', which
is the county seat. The first census of the county, taken in 1870,
listed the population as 173; by 1880 that number had grown to 1,533.
By 1910 the population had risen to 13,405, in 2000 it was 8,205 and in
2010 it was 8,283.
last updated 12/31/2020
- Land survey abstract indices
of the original land
owners of Texas
records - See also Military link on
- Search statewide marriages from 1966-2008
- Search for Texas death certificates from 1890 - 1976. You can save
and print Texas death certificates from this LDS Family Search site. Free to use, sign
- Texas Divorce records
Bibliography - A list of history
genealogy resources for researching in this county. Many of these are
located at the local county library
- List of burial
places and cemetery book info
|Links - Click-through
links to many sites
that might help you in your McCulloch County research.
Information on the local
library, courthouse, hotels and more!
- Volunteers needed! If you have resources for McCulloch County and are
willing to help, please let me
Mailing List - A new Mailing list for
Boards - Ancestry/Rootsweb
- County records available on microfilm and where to get them
- Sources for researching your military kin
Includes WW2 casualties list, yearbook of the 44-A class of
flight cadets at Curtis Field, and more
a detailed list of the early newspapers in the area. Special
thanks to Johnny and Louise Bates for researching and sharing this
information with us.
Index to over 5,000
obituaries printed in local newspapers along with instructions to order
obituaries - submitted by
researchers to share with you
Queries - Read
the old queries from this site. You can also search through
an alphabetical list of
Old RootsWeb (now Ancestry) forum
Photos - Contributed
good folks like you!
and read queries concerning McCulloch County folks and places.
Schools Lots of information on historic
and modern schools
in McCulloch County include Brady, Pear Valley, Fife,
Lohn, Placid, Rochelle, Voca, Calf Creek, Camp San Saba,
Doole, Melvin, and Mercury.