Genealogy

Available Resources

The Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library provides genealogy services through the Milam County Genealogical Society. A section of the library is reserved for genealogical research and includes:

  • Cameron Herald newspaper microfilm
  • Cemetery records
  • Milam County census data
  • Milam County history books
  • Obituary files
  • Other dated microfilm resources including:
    • 1860 census information for Milam County
    • 1860 Texas slave census (can be used as a black census)
    • 1870 census information for Milam County
  • 1880 census information for Milam County
  • 1890 Texas veterans' widows census (can be used as war research)
  • 1900 census information for Milam County
  • 1910 census information for Milam County
  • 1920 census information for Milam County
  • Rockdale Reporter newspaper microfilm
  • Thorndale Thorn and Thorndale Champion newspaper microfilm

Please note: For all items on microfilm, there is a microfilm viewer and scanner available.