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BAY CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Genealogy 

 

The genealogy room at the Bay City Public Library is loaded with material to help you in your genealogy research. 

What's available:

  • Matagorda County Obit Books

  • Microfiche: Military file of all soldiers who died in WWII;

  • Microfilm: Texas birth and death records, Federal census for Texas and many other states, Matagorda County newspapers

  • Family history section

  • Section on Matagorda County

  • Section on each of the states

  • Section on United States

  • Periodicals including Family Tree, Internet Genealogy, Oak Leaves, Footprints, and several more from across the United States

TXGenWebsite for Matagorda County

Contains a wealth of information on Matagorda County and much more.  It includes links to great genealogy websites for Matagorda County and general links, genealogy books to buy for information on Cedarvale Cemetary.

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txmatago/

TexShare Databases

Available free through Bay City Public Library, Palacios Library and other public libraries across the great state of Texas. Visit your local library to get the necessary login and password. Databases for genealogy include Heritagequest (Census Records, Books, PERSI, Revolutionary War Records and Freedman's Bank Records) as well as the Texas Digital Sanborn Maps.

 

 


 

 

For information, requests, queries, etc. email carolsgibbs@yahoo.com