Awards from the Texas State Genealogical Society:

  • 2006 -- Third Place Book Award for Obituaries and Death Notices from Franklin County Newspapers 1907-1925
  • 2008 -- Third Place Partner Society Website Award
  • 2011 -- Second Place Partner Society Website Award
  • 2013 -- Third Place Book Award for Fairview Church and Cemetery
  • 2014 -- Third Place Partner Society Website Award
  • 2014 -- Third Place Book Award for Franklin Co Rural Cemeteries, 2005-2014 Revision
  • 2014 -- Third Place Society Newsletter Award

  • 2015 -- Second Place Book Award for Macon Cemetery (Franklin County)
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This is the official website for the Franklin County Genealogical Society, a partner society of the Texas State Genealogical Society.

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(903) 537-3931


Open 6 days a week!

Mon - Fri, 10 am - 4 pm
Sat, 10 am - 2 pm 


Physical Address:

110 E. Main St.

Mt. Vernon, TX  75457


Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1563
Mt. Vernon, TX 75457

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Society Programs:

Society meetings and programs are held every third Monday of the month @ 7pm. All events are free and open to the public.


View our Event Calendar for the latest program info.

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