The Fayette County TXGenWeb Project

— volunteers working together to provide free genealogy and county history data—

See New Improved Interactive Cemeteries Map!


Cemetery histories & descriptions, photographs,
listings, lookup offers
Updated 2/15/20


Thousands of obituaries of those who
lived in or are buried in Fayette County
E-mail Rox Ann to contribute obits or photos.
Updated 2/15/20

Families of Fayette County

Biographies & genealogy websites
Updated 2/2/19

Fayette Heritage Museum & Archives

Link to new FHMA website
See also online catalog
Updated 12/8/19

Online Data

Links to online data pertaining directly to Fayette
County – doctors, postmasters, history articles, national register listings & more

Vital Records

Where to find birth, marriage, death,
& divorce records, online and off –
includes link to county clerk's office


Histories, photographs, related links
Updated 2/15/20

Footprints of Fayette

Local history articles written by members
of the Fayette County Historical Commission
Updated 2/15/20


Share your old photographs, identify others,
take a look at the unidentified photos.
Learn about early photographers.


Lookup offers for cemetery listings, marriages, books, and more

Historical Markers

Categorized by vicinity with links
to text and photographs



Participants, casualties, memoirs from
conflicts from the Texas Revolution forward
Updated 1/12/20


Old news articles, current newspapers, locating old copies
Old issues of many Fayette County newspapers are now online!


1850, 1860 Census with Indexes, Slave Schedules, 1870 Index, 1880 Census Search Engine
Updated 7/14/19

African-American Genealogy

Slave transactions, tenant and share-crop contracts, cemeteries, etc.
Updated 5/26/19

Museums & Historic Sites

Virtual tours of local history sites
Local museums
Updated 2/15/20

Neighboring Counties

TXGenWeb sites
Links updated 10/21/19


Online county & town maps, then & now
Historic county maps you can order

USGenWeb Archives Project

Vital records & additional online info
in the USGenWeb Archives Project

Fayette County Message Board

Submit and/or view queries

Archived Queries

Queries from Jan 1997 through Oct 2001.
Please let me know if your e-mail address
has changed since you posted your query.

Fayette County Mailing List

Ask questions, share knowledge about
research in Fayette County,
get updates on this web site

If you have any comments, problems, or suggestions pertaining to this web site or if you can offer any assistance with lookups or data, please contact the volunteer county coordinator, Rox Ann Johnson. Check in regularly to see how the site is progressing!

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This site is devoted exclusively to history and genealogy. Please check the chamber of commerce or city websites linked under "Communities" for information on recreational and public facilities or government services.

This search engine will not find queries on the Fayette County Message Board which has a separate search engine. Some of the resources on the "Online Data" page also have their own search engines that will need to be checked separately.

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TXGenWeb Project County Index

The Texas USGenWeb Archives