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Polk County Texas Archives Table of Contents

Carla Karbowski Clifton - Polk County Archivist

Gina Heffernan  - Texas State Archivist


Cemeteries

Description of File Date Submitted Submitted By:
Tombstone Photos of Various Cemeteries    

Abbott Springs-Meadows Cemetery

05 July 2004 O. Jones Perkins
Alexander Cemetery 13 June 2000 Bettye Bond
Bold Springs Cemetery, partial 05 July 2004 Connie Garcia
Camp Ruby Cemetery 05 July 2004 Colleen, Laurel &
Jesse Goodwin
Carmona Cemetery 04 January 2002 O. Jones Perkins
Damascus Cemetery 05 July 2004 O. Jones Perkins
Feagin Cemetery 05 May 2002 Josh May
Eagle Scout Project
Feagin Cemetery Photographs
Founders Cemetery 02 June 2000 Joyce Munson
Jones-Watt Cemetery 08 February 2001 Sharon Pierce
Kennedy Cemetery 04 January 2002 O. Jones Perkins
Knox Cemetery 04 January 2002 O. Jones Perkins
Maddox Cemetery 04 January 2002 O. Jones Perkins
Oakdale Cemetery 09 November 2001 O. Jones Perkins
Old Davis Cemetery 05 March 2002 Colleen, Laurel &
Jesse Goodwin
Peebles Cemetery 28 June 2000 Oletta J Lewis
Polk County Cemetery List 09 September 2001 Gene Phillips
Stryker Cemetery 15 November 2001 O. Jones Perkins
Union Spings Cemetery 05 July 2004 O. Jones Perkins

Census Records

Description of File Date Submitted Submitted By:
1850 Census surname index 20 January 2000 S-K Publications
1850 Census index 02 May 1999 Melinda Parmer
1850 Census - Page 177a to 188b 02 May 1999 Melinda Parmer
1850 Census - Page 189a to 195a 02 May 1999 Melinda Parmer

History

Description of File Date Submitted Submitted By:
The Lynching of 1877 22 June 2000 Roy Miller

Land Records

Description of File Date Submitted Submitted By:
Land Survey Abstract Indices Original Land Owners of TX 18 May 2000 Mike Taylor

Military

Description of File Date Submitted Submitted By:
Confederate Pension Applications 21 November 2002 Veda Mendoza
Indigent Families List 03 December 2002 Veda Mendoza
Wiggins, Richard (Civil War Pension Application) 09 February 2005 Margie Kinney Butler
Wiggins, Sarah "Sallie" Ann  (Widow's Pension Application) 09 February 2005 Margie Kinney Butler

Newspapers

Description of File Date Submitted Submitted By:
The Shooting in 1916 21 August 2001 Myrtice

Obituaries

Description of File Date Submitted Submitted By:
Anderson, Henry Clay 07 November 2007 Joy Fisher
Angle, Lillie Mae (Parham) 05 February 2007 Gigi Angle
Angle, Lillie Mae (Parham) 14 October 2006 Gigi Angle
Jones, J. F. 02 February 2008 Laura Blum-Barton

Vital Records

Description of File Date Submitted Submitted By:
Polk County Marriage Book A 10 January 2002 Beverly Evins

Vital Records

Birth Records
1926 - 1995
Death Records
1964 - 1999
Marriage Records
1966 - 2002
Divorce Records
1968 - 2001

For more information on obtaining a copy of birth, death or marriage record, please contact:
The Texas Dept. of Health - Bureau of Vital Statistics


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