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Vital records — birth, marriage and divorce, and death — are the foundations of genealogical research. Genealogy records at Ancestry.com will also provide additional clues.
Use the search engines above to find if your ancestor's vital records are online; otherwise write to:
Bureau of Vital Statistics
Texas Department of Health
P.O. Box 12040
Austin, TX 78711-2040
Birth (since 1903) $11.00; Death (since 1906) $9.00
Marriage: County Clerk in county where license was issued.
Divorce: Clerk of District Court in county where divorce was granted. Cost varies.
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