Bowie County, Texas
Lookup Volunteers must abide by the copyright rules set forth by the USGenWeb
Project, which are viewable online at USGenWeb
The society will do look ups for obits in the Texarkana papers. They are on
film in the Texarkana College Lib. The search fee for those from the microfilm
will be a $5 donation for the first obit and $2 for each additional obit requested.
This is a non-refundable search fee. Death date narrowed to no more than 1 month.
Please include all information when mailing. (Date, full name or nick name)
along with the search fee. We can no longer accept requests by e-mail.
Mail to Texarkana USA Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 5825 Texarkana, TX 75505-5825.
The wait may be about two weeks. This is for Texarkana, printed obits from the
Willing to do various lookups: Chad
Multiple requests welcome
Cemetery lookups with digital photos
Courthouse lookups (birth, marriage, death, land, tax, etc)
Surrounding counties lookups (Miller, Red River, Cass, Little River)
Uncertified Death Certificates
For research purposes only, you can order an uncertified photo copy of a Texas
Death Certificate 1903-1976.
Special Note: For those in contact with Jean Old,
she has a new Email address: J.Old@ATT.NET
The following records are held by Jane
These books are available for $15-$20 from the New Boston Gen Society,
PO Box 104, New Boston, Tx 75570
Read Hill Cemetery (includes Pauper Graves) and associated Cemeteries Brooks
Cemetery, Glass Hill Cemetery, Godley Prairie Cemetery, Shipp Cemetery
Sand Hill Cemetery
Old Union Cemetery. This book also includes the 1928-29 Bowie County School
Ringwood Cemetery and Associated Cemeteries-Barfield Cemetery; Talbot Cemetery;
Vaile Cemetery; and Ball Cemetery
Wards Creek Cemetery, Church, and School book
The following records are held by Gene
I am researching the town of Boston, now Old Boston, ca 1830-1870.
As such, I have accumalated records and will do lookups on the following:
Also, if others have info on Boston, I would appreciate receiving it. Please
consider me a point of contact for any research involving Old Boston.
1850 Bowie Co Census
1850 Bowie Co Slave Census
1860 Bowie Co Census
1870 Bowie Co Census
The following records are held by Becky
- Woodman Cemetery
- Bowie County Poll Tax Listing 1903-1904
- The newest cemetery book put out by the NBGS, 6 cemeteries.
- Malta, New Liberty Hill, Old Liberty Hill, Old Salem, Old Winberly, and
The following records are held by Doris
Remember, do not ask a lookup volunteer for *all* records related to a
surname because they cannot fill such requests. At a minimum the first
name/initial must be supplied, and additional data such as a year range
If you have Bowie County resources and would like to be a lookup
please email Jason.
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