Genealogy & Regional History

Ancestry.com Texas 

Czech Heritage Organization  It includes many links of interest to Ellis County genealogists.

The Czech Heritage Society of Texas  Dedicated to preservation of Texas Czech heritage genealogy, history, music, customs, food, costumes, and language.

Ellis County Texas Rootsweb  Includes many links relevant to Ellis County genealogy.

Family Search  While you may have been enjoying more time at home to work on your family history, we’ve gathered some of our new favorite resources to help you build your family tree!

Find a Grave 

Indigenous Mexico 

International Genealogical Index (IGI) 

The International Genealogical Index was a family history database that listed several hundred million names of deceased persons from throughout the world. Names in the IGI came from two sources:

  • Community Contributed IGI (Personal family information submitted to the LDS Church)
  • Community Indexed IGI (Vital and church records from the early 1500s to 1885)

Portal to Texas History  You may discover anything from an ancestor's picture to a rare historical map. From prehistory to the present day, you can explore unique collections from Texas libraries, museums, archives, historical societies, genealogical societies, and private family collections. The Portal continues to grow as additional partners contribute digital versions of their collections.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Texas 1877-1922  and Library of Congress Collection of Sanborn Maps 

Texas Czech Genealogical Society  Contains many sources of genealogical interest to the Texas Genealogical Community.

Texas State Historical Association  Handbook of Texas — your source for Texas History. Also, includes information about the history of Ennis.

Texas State Library Archival Collection  

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