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. 

Search the Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library Online Catalog Opens in new windowSearch the Online Catalog to find items in the genealogical research collection which 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
Milam County Genealogical Society Collection
Oversized digital scanner, digital microfilm reader, and computer connected television monitor

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