Find your ancestors in Texas Divorces, 1968-2010

Texas Divorces, 1968-2010

The US divorce rate in 1968 reached the rate of 2.9 divorces per 1,000 marriages. Although divorce nationwide rose during the decade, the rates did not compare to the major spikes of divorce before and after World War II.

Interestingly, Texas divorce records show rates for 2010 reached a decade low at 3.3 per 1,000 marriages, less than a 1 point difference, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

Divorce records in Texas give accurate descriptions for both parties leading family history clues to place of residence, number of children and date of marriage.

What is in Texas Divorces, 1968-2010

This Texas Divorces, 1968-2010 collection contains divorce records filed at county courts throughout the state of Texas as reported by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Details in each record may include:

  • Husband’s name
  • Husband’s age
  • Wife’s name
  • Wife’s age
  • County
  • Number of children under 18
  • Date of divorce
  • Date of marriage
  • County of divorce
  • Notes

    Data provided by the Texas Department of State Health Services