The Lavaca County TXGenWeb Project

Welcome to the USGenWeb Project Pages for Lavaca County, Texas!

Updated on September, 16, 2020

– volunteers working together to provide free genealogy and county history data–



Vital Records

Births, marriages, deaths
including church records, obituaries & funeral
home records, 1870's delayed birth record


Links to online data pertaining directly
to Lavaca County – historical markers,
military, postmasters, fugitives & more

Families of Lavaca County

Biographies, genealogy websites,
family reunions


Thousands of obituaries of those who
lived in or are buried in Lavaca County
e-mail Regena to contribute.
Updated 08/18/15


Photographs, listings, histories
Updated 8/18/15


Histories, photographs, related links

Unidentified Photos

Contribute your photos & identify others'


Lookup offers for cemetery listings,
marriages, books, and more


1850, 1860 Census w. Index, Slave & Mortality
Schedules, 1870 Index, 1890 Union Soldiers Index


Books about Lavaca County

Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Genealogy & Local History Collections
at Hallettsville

Lavaca County Historical Commission

Historical conference information,
books for sale, etc.

Carl & Mary Welhausen Library

Genealogy & Local History Collections
at Yoakum

Neighboring Counties

TXGenWeb sites


Online county & town maps, then & now
historic county maps you can order

USGenWeb Archives Project

Lavaca County research materials

Lavaca County Message Board

Submit and/or view queries

Archived Queries

Queries from Sep 1996 through Sep 2003
Please update your e-mail address if has changed
since you posted your query.

Lavaca County Mailing List

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in Lavaca County, get updates about this web site
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This site is devoted exclusively to history and genealogy. Please check the chamber of commerce or city websites linked under "Communities" for information on recreational and public facilities or government services.

This search engine will not find queries on the Lavaca County Message Board which has a separate search engine. Some of the resources on the "Links" page also have their own search engines that will need to be checked separately.

If you have any comments, problems, or suggestions pertaining to this web site or if you can offer any assistance with lookups or data, please contact the county coordinator, Regena Williamson. Check in regularly to see how the site is progressing!

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