The links below are to external websites that are not affiliated with Rockwall County. They are provided for your convenience. We have not reviewed or approved all of the content at these sites. Never share your personal information over an unfamiliar site.
Some of these are free sites and some are commercial sites that offer a few free resources. Rockwall County Library patrons should use HeritageQuest through our TexShare Databases and Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only) for online detailed census record access.
- Rockwall area obituaries from Rest Haven Funeral Home
- HeritageQuest Online: through TexShare includes many U.S. Census records! (Ask at the Library circulation desk for remote access instructions.)
- Ancestry Library Edition: from ProQuest (no remote access but can be used inside the library).
- Ancestry.com (be cautious: they offer a little free info and are mostly fee-based). If you are in the library building, use our Ancestry Library Edition subscription instead.
- Fold3.com Free index of military records. Some full-text records are viewable for free, others require a fee.
- Family Search Through the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Gravestone Symbolism from the Association for Gravestone Studies
- Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
- Free Social Security Death Index Search
- USGenWeb Project
- National Genealogical Society Free Resources Directory
- Ellis Island Arrival Records
- Native American History & Genealogy
- National Archives Genealogy: Ethnic Heritage Links
- Beginners Guide to African American Genealogy
Texas & Local Resources
- Rockwall County Genealogical Society
- Inventory of Many Rockwall County Cemeteries
- Dallas Genealogical Society
- Genealogy Friends of Plano Libraries
- Texas County Links at GenealogyLinks.net (includes a link for Rockwall County)
- Genealogy - Texas State Library
- TXGenWeb Rockwall County
- Portal to Texas History
- Texas Originals from Humanities Texas