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Franklin County
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Franklin County Links

Franklin County Genealogical Society

Franklin County Historical Association

Franklin County Library

Franklin County Births This is an ftp site rather than a website. There are folders labeled by year each containing a text file of births for that year.

The Mt. Vernon Optic-Herald Home Page Franklin County's leading (and only) newspaper.

Postmasters and Post Offices of Franklin County

Combs Families of Franklin County A page for anyone researching Combs families in Franklin County

Neighboring Counties


Lists of all TXGenWeb Counties

Texas Links

Genealogical Seminars and Events in Texas A bulletin board of events. It  is now also listing Family Reunions that are genealogy related. Also allows you to add your own event.

Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas Published in 1889 with some 944 pages of biographical info.With a full name index. Mostly east/north and much of central, not a lot from west or far south Texas.

Begin Search of Texas Birth Records, 1926-1997 at Vital Search

Begin Search of Texas Death Records, 1964-1998 at Vital Search

Begin Search of Texas Marriage Records, 1966-1999 at Vital Search

Begin Search of Texas Divorce Records, 1968-1999 at Vital Search

Texas Maps County Formation and Census Maps of the state of Texas.

Other Genealogical Links

Surname Locator Map Page You type in your surname, choose the year (all years is best) and it will pop up a US map showing where those names were located during various census years! 

over 4,000 links to ships passenger lists, cemeteries, censuses & military records for UK & Ireland, USA, Europe, Canada, Australia & NZ

The Freedmen's Bureau Online State records concerning life after the Civil War, About the freedmen, and has stories of Murders, list of Orphans, Applications for land, Indigent Freedpeople and lots more.

FREE Genealogy Forms Online! You must have the Adobe Acrobat Reader on your system before you view them, but most people do. Many interesting and helpfull forums have already been started there. 

Free Historical Book Collection Online