Johnson County, Texas
Genealogy, History & Facts
Johnson County, Texas Facts
When was Johnson County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on February 13, 1854 from McLennan County.
Johnson County, TX Vital Records
Where can find Johnson County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Johnson County vital records can be found at the Texas Office of Vital Records has copies of birth and death records reported from 1903. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Texas for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Johnson County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Texas Birth and Death Certificate, Marriage or Divorce Verification Application to mail.
- Texas, Johnson County Birth Records 1812 – 1926
- Texas, Johnson County Death Records 1884 – 1965
- Texas, Johnson County Marriage Records 1860 – 2010
- Johnson County, Texas, Marriages, 1854-1872
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- Social Security Death Index
- Texas Birth Records 1927-2010
- Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1935
- Texas, Births and Christenings, 1840-1981
- Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977
- Texas Marriage Records 1966 to 2008
- Texas, Marriages, 1837-1973
- Texas, Marriages, 1966-2010
- Texas Divorce Records 1968 to 2008
- Texas Death Records 1964-2010
- Texas, Deaths and Burials, 1903-1973
- Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976
- Texas, Deaths, 1977-1986
Johnson County, TX Census Records
What Johnson County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Johnson County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Johnson Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Johnson Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Johnson Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1860.
Another census resource is the Texas, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index from 1820-1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Texas Census Records Research Guide.
Johnson County, TX Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Johnson County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Johnson County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Texas Courthouse Records Research Guide.
- Johnson County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: P.O. Box 662, Cleburne 76033
- Johnson County Clerk
- Phone: (817) 556-6312
- Birth & Death Records: 1860 for Birth; 1885 for death
- Marriage Records: 1854
- Land Records: 1854
- Probate Records: 1854
- Court Records: 1852
- Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
- Texas Land Title Abstracts
- BLM Land Records
Johnson County, TX Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Johnson County, TX?
A list of Johnson County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Texas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Johnson County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 10246, Cleburne 76033
- Cleburne Public Library, 302 W. Henderson, Cleburne, TX 76031
- Johnson Co. Records Available on Microfilm (tsl.state.tx.us)
- Texas State Library and Archives Commission, P.O. Box 12927, Austin, TX 78711-2927
- Texas Genealogical Society, 2505 Beluche Drive, Galveston 77551
Where can I connect with other Johnson County, TX Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Texas Genealogy Network Community (plus.google.com)
- Texas State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Johnson County, Texas Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Johnson County, Texas Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Johnson County, TX?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Johnson County.