Carl & Mary Welhausen Library
Genealogy Section
One computer is specifically dedicated to genealogy research.  The online resources and a Family Tree Maker
Program allow you to build your own family tree, research passenger logs from early voyages to the Americas and save
all of your family information to your own disk.  Our collections currently include:

Yoakum City Birth Records 1910 - 1946
Yoakum City Death Records 1910 - 1947
Yoakum Herald Times, Death Records Index (incomplete) 1898 - 1942
Yoakum Herald Times Highlights
Beck - Buffington Funeral Home Information 1910 - 1973
Obituaries 1898 - Present
DeWitt & Lavaca County Cemetery Records
DeWitt & Lavaca County Marriage Records
DeWitt & Lavaca County History Records
School Year Books 1898 - 2007
San Antonio Aransas Pass Railroad History
Telephone Books
City Directories
Yoakum Newspapers 1898 - 1932 (Partial)
Yoakum Newspapers 1933 - 2009
Census
DeWitt & Lavaca Counties 1850 - 1930
Texas Indexes 1850 - 1880
Surrounding Counties 1850 - 1920
Hope Methodist Church & Sunday School Records
Applications and First Families through #4700
Microfilm
Family History Book
DAR Indexes
SAR Indexes
War of 1812 Indexes
Texas First Families, Vol. I
Mexican War Pensions
Surrounding Counties Books
Texas History Books (over 300)
Books
Surnames
Family Folders
Special Files
810 Front Street
Yoakum, TX 77995
Phone #:  (361) 293-5001
Fax #:  (361) 293-7091
Email:  
librarian@cityofyoakum.org
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Children's Section
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