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 birthplace of Texas).

Feel free to email us at wcgs@bluebonnetgenealogy.org with genealogy questions related to Washington County. We love to help.

For organizational questions such as meeting times and places, email us at bluebonnetgenealogy@gmail.com. You can also telephone us at 979.633.4848 which is a google voice number. Please leave a message and we will return your call.

IMPORTANT CHANGE: Beginning in January we will be meeting during the day at 1 pm instead of in the evening. Meetings will be held at the Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Library in Brenham rather than at the Blinn Student Center.

Announcing: Historical Tour of Independence Area on 15 July 2019

Visit and/or discuss such sites as Baptist Church and Museum, Baylor Sites, Mrs. S. Houston’s home and grave, Location of Sam Houston’s home, Independence Cemetery, Liberty Baptist Church, area known as Jerry’s Quarters, Seward Plantation and life of John Seward, Asa Hoxey, historical residents of the area, Sam  Houston’s baptismal site etc.  Hear about the pioneers whose spirit and culture built a community that played an outstanding role in Texas History. Additional details to be announced. Visitors Welcome. Click on this link to download a registration form.

Donation Policy

We do not ask for payment for our services, but if you feel that we have given you information that has been valuable to you, a donation to Washington County Genealogical Society would be greatly appreciated. We are a 501c3 organization and all donations are tax deductible.  Mail to Suite 105, 2211 S. Day Street, Brenham, TX 77833.

If you are interested in joining our organization, we welcome you. Click here for a membership form.

Follow us on Facebook using this link. We are also proud members of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and the Texas State Genealogical Society.