We are delighted that you have found the Washington County (of Texas) Genealogical Society. Our goal is to use this site to help researchers discover their past in Washington County.
The mission of the Washington County Genealogical Society is to promote interest in family history and in genealogical research. With this in mind, much of the focus of the Society is on transcribing burials within the county, helping to maintain Washington County cemeteries, and in assisting researchers with burial locations. In addition, part of the on-going effort includes writing and publishing histories of these cemeteries.
Let us know how we can help you.
If you are interested in joining our organization, we welcome you. Click here for a membership form.
If you are researching documents in Washington county, an essential tool are the digital county records available at www.edoctecinc.com
At this site you can find marriage, birth, death, and land records. While the site is very useful, it's important to know the steps to use it effectively. Click here for a set of simple instructions.
Another good source is The Portal to Texas History. On this site you will not only find history about Washington County but also digital copies of the Brenham Banner.
Announcing: Common School Districts of Washington County, Texas 1909-1967 Originally published by the Brenham Louise Giddings Retired Teachers' Association; updated by WCGS)
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