Descendants of Texas Rangers Certificate
To qualify for a certificate, an applicant must be directly or collaterally descended from someone who served as a Texas Ranger and who is deceased. A collateral ancestor is a brother or sister of the Texas Ranger. Applicants must be able to prove descent with official records for each generation. Official documentation showing that the applicant's ancestor served as a Texas Ranger must be provided. Applicants do not need to reside in Texas or be members of the Texas State Genealogical Society.