Franklin County Links & Helpful Links

Franklin County Genealogical Society

Franklin County Historical Association

Franklin County Library

Franklin County Births This is an ftp site rather than a website. There are folders labeled by year each containing a text file of births for that year.

The Mt. Vernon Optic-Herald Home Page Franklin County's leading (and only) newspaper.

Postmasters and Post Offices of Franklin County

Combs Families of Franklin County A page for anyone researching Combs families in Franklin County

Helpful Links

Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas Published in 1889 with some 944 pages of biographical info.With a full name index. Mostly east/north and much of central, not a lot from west or far south Texas.

The Portal to Texas History

Genealogy - Texas State Library | TSLAC

Texas FGS Project -

Texas State Historical Association - The Authority on Texas History

THC.Texas.Gov - Texas Historical Commission

Genealogical Abbreviations

RAOGK - Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness

Obituary Daily Times -- Interactive Search

Texas Newspaper Obituaries |

Find A Grave - Millions of Cemetery Records

The Freedmen's Bureau Online

Family Search

Genealogy 101

Know the town but not the county? Find it here

World War I Draft Registrations at RootsWeb

Historical Atlases and Maps of U.S. and States | Map of US

Genealogy Abbreviations

Cemetery Junction: Site Catalog - Obituaries

Cyndi's List A very helpful website

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