Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Membership Applications - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Membership Applications, 1892-2010
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|Record Type||Membership Applications|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Known Issues With This Collection
- 7 Citing This Collection
- 8 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection includes records from The Daughters of the Republic of Texas,a lineage based organization and as such, its members must prove their descent from a man or women who rendered loyal service for Texas (prior to the Annexation Agreement with the United States on February 19, 1846) to be eligible for membership. The collection consists of images of approximately 1,525 booklets of applications and their attendant documentation for the years 1892 to 2010. Lineage books and pedigree files usually accompany the application and may include copies of vital records submitted as documentation. The collection is located in the society's headquarters in Austin, Texas. The collection is organized by volume, application number, and years. Later volumes were not assigned volume numbers. If you have the application number, you should be able to find it in one of the ranges listed in the browse lists.
To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]
|You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Membership Applications, 1892-2010.|
What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The application forms and lineages include:
- Applicant’s name and date of application
- Applicant's date and place of birth
- Name of ancestor of descent
- Birthplace of ancestor
- Texas residence of ancestor
- Ancestors' date(s) and place(s) of birth
- Description of ancestor's military service
- Date application was approved
- Names of witnesses
Collection Content[edit | edit source]
Sample Images[edit | edit source]
How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
You can search the index or view the images or both. Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
- Name of the person
- The age of the person
- Date of the event
View the Images[edit | edit source]
View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
- Select Vol. No. and Application No. Range to view the images.
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How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.
What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
Indexes and transcriptions may not include all the data found in the original records. Look at the actual image of the record, if you can, to verify the information and to find additional information.
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Use the age or estimated birth date to find church and vital records such as birth, baptism, marriage, and death records
- Use the information found in the record to find land, probate and immigration records
- Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in censuses. Witnesses were usually family members
- Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family
I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives
- If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby town or county
- Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name
- Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well
- Check the info box above for additional FamilySearch websites and related websites that may assist you in finding similar records
Record Finder[edit | edit source]
Consult the Texas Record Finder to find other records.
Known Issues With This Collection[edit | edit source]
For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to email@example.com. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
- Collection Citation
"Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Membership Applications, 1892-2010." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Austin.
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How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]
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