Genealogy Resources at Brownwood Public Library

The Brownwood Public Library is located in Brownwood, Texas. The Brownwood Public Library’s History and Genealogy branch is located across the street from the Brown County Courthouse, and two blocks from the Brown County Museum of History. That makes it very convenient for genealogists to do their research.

The Brown County Local History and Genealogy Library opened in 2006. It is a branch of the Brownwood Public Library. There are two part-time staff members and numerous volunteers from the Pecan Valley Genealogical Society who can help genealogists with their needs.

The volunteers use their own transportation to go to remote areas of the county for photo requests and to record Rural Cemetery burials. They also have fundraisers to provide additional funds for the Genealogy Library.

Available Computer Resources: (Genealogical Search)
Texas State Library Databases
Texas Death Certificates 1903-1986
Brownwood City Directories 1909-2014
Brownwood City Maps 1883-1930
Pecan Valley Genealogical Society Web Site Resources

Research Materials Available:
Brownwood Bulletin 1894-2008 (microfilm)
Brownwood City Directories 1909-2007
Brownwood City Maps 1883-1930
Historic Photographs and Rare Books
Yearbooks for B.H.S., H.P.U., Daniel Baker
All Published Local Histories
Military Veterans Information (Civil War, WWI and WWII)
35th District Court Civil Records 1880-1930

Services Offered:
Scan or Digitally record old family photos and documents
Assist out-of-town researchers with BB obituaries and family history
Assist School Reunion Organizers
Photograph Grave sites/Markers
Obtain copies of vital records for out-of-area patrons

The Brownwood Public Library’s History and Genealogy branch has a collection of over 500 volumes of compiled genealogies, representing research already begun on many North American and European families. They range from brief typescripts to well documented multi-volume works.

They have nearly 5,000 genealogies, numerous family newsletters, and access to thousands of online family trees. The Brownwood Public Library’s History and Genealogy branch has gathered an extensive collection of more than 5,000 printed volumes and more than 13,000 items of microfilm and microfiche.

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