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See also these surnames: Allen, Burris, Cole, Duggan, Faulk, Hodnett, Humphreys Family, Lloyd/Loyd, Logan family, Moody, Morris/Morriss, Porter, Shivers, Spearman, Stone, Townsend.

"1830 Citizens of Texas." Gifford E. White, Eaken Press, 1999. A very partial listing of census, land and voting records mostly from 1830, but some also from 1867. Appears to be fully indexed. Does not have anything close to all the early settlers in it, but has many listed. CFW

"Baylor Alumni Directory, 1998." MF1

"Early Texas Oil A Photographic History 1866-1936." Walter Rundell, JR, Texas A & M University Press, 1977. A history of the oil industry in Texas. SW

"The First Census of Texas 1829-1836 to which are added Texas Citizenship lists, 1821-1845 and other early records of the Republic of Texas." Marion Day Mullins, National Genealogical Society, third printing, 1971. This book only has these areas for the census (if no date is given the book only covers 1829 to 1836, except for Austin's Colony);
San Augustine district/municipality 1834-1836
Williams Settlement 1835
Tenaha/Teneha district/municipality
Municipality of Nacogdoches
Bevil district 1835
Town of Nacogdoches
Sabine district
Autin's Colony 1826
the book also includes;
Texas citizenship lists 1825-1845
Certificates of entrance into Texas 1835 (name list only)
Muster roll of Ayes Bowe district, TX
Record of Election held in Municipality of San Augustine, 1 Nov 1834. CFW

"Gospel Preachers Who Blazed the Trail." C.R. Nichol, 1911 (original), Republished by Reuel Lemmons, Firm Foundation Publishing House, Austin, TX, unknown date Short biographies and photographs of gospel preachers working in the Texas area in the late 19th and early 20th century. NOT indexed! I will only look for the preachers mentioned in the biographies, not for other people that may be connected to them. KG5

"A History Of Texas And Texans." Frank W. Johnson, The American Historical Soceity, 1914. Early History of Texas events, people, and families. HH2

"Indian Depredations in Texas." Written by J.W. Wilbarger (1890). Has an index listing many Texas settlers and their experiences with the Indians. L17

"National Guard of the United States - State of Texas 1940." Army and Navy Publishing Co., Inc. Baton Rouge, LA, 1940. Book has picture of each company with names listed with rank, and History of the Company. B1

"The New Encyclopedia of Texas." Ellis A. Davis and Edwin H. Grobe, comps. (1924). Texas Development Bureau. 4 Volume Edition of biographical sketches, indexed by subject of sketch. Biographies of over 4,000 Texans prior to and including the year 1924. Many have full page photographs accompanying their biography; others have high-quality photogravures protected by tissue. This may have been something of a "vanity" publication, as it leaves out many prominent Texans of the day, but still, it is a hard-to-find and important book for genealogists. CB5, L17

"Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature: 1846-1982." Staff of the Texas Legislative Council, Austin, Texas, 1982. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature: 1846-1982. AB6

"Texas 1850 Census Index." Editors Ronald Vern Jackson, Gary Ronald Teeples and Davis Schaefermeyer, Accelerated Indexing Systems, Inc. Utah. First Printing 1976. Alphabetical by last name, first name, County, Page, Census Division (township, cities, wards, districts, towns, etc.) E9

Texas A&M University, "Directory of Former Students, 1876-1994." MF1

"Texas Ranger Service Records 1830-1846." Compiled by Frances T. Ingmire, Erickson Books, 1982. Indexed by name, rank and when enlisted and discharged. K27

"Texas Under Many Flags," C. R. Wharton, 1930, 5 vols, 3 vols of biographical sketches, indexed by subject of sketch. CB5

"Texas Writers of Today." Written by Florence Barns, in 1935. Gives brief biographies and samples of the poetry of many Texas poets writing in the 1920s and 1930s. L17

University of North Texas Alumni Directory, 1994 &CENTENNIAL ED, 1890-1990. MF1

"The University of Texas, Cactus Yearbook, 1963." Texas Student Publications, Inc., 1963. Lists attendees of The University of Texas from 1963, includes class years 1963, 1964, 1965, and 1966. TLF

"Walter CHILES of Jamestown." Compiled by Joanne Chiles Eakin, Published be Wee Print; Independence MO., 1983. Genealogical Record of the descendants of Walter CHILES. LD4

Republic of Texas (1836-1846)

"1830 Citizens of Texas." Gifford E. White Eaken Press, Austin, Texas 1999. Stephen F. Austin's "Register of Families" Vol I and II Titles in DeWitt's Colony, 1830. Census of San Antonio and Nacogdoches, Registered Voters of 1867 and an Index.E9

"1840 Citizens of Texas, Vol. 2 Tax Rolls." Gifford White, Ericson Books 1984. Entries represent tax due from each person listed with an Abstract of the 1840 Law. Indexed. Entries are alphabetical by Texas Counties in 1840. E9

"The First Census of Texas 1829-1836 to which are added Texas Citizenship lists, 1821-1845 and other early records of the Republic of Texas." Marion Day Mullins, National Genealogical Society, third printing, 1971. This book only has these areas for the census (if no date is given the book only covers 1829 to 1836, except for Austin's Colony);
San Augustine district/municipality 1834-1836
Williams Settlement 1835
Tenaha/Teneha district/municipality
Municipality of Nacogdoches
Bevil district 1835
Town of Nacogdoches
Sabine district
Autin's Colony 1826
the book also includes;
Texas citizenship lists 1825-1845
Certificates of entrance into Texas 1835 (name list only)
Muster roll of Ayes Bowe district, TX
Record of Election held in Municipality of San Augustine, 1 Nov 1834. CFW

"Citizens of the Republic of Texas." Published by The Texas State Genealogical Society 1977. Compiled by Mrs. Harry Joseph Morris. Includes Index of Citizens and Contributors. If available, each entry includes the name of the Citizen, Birth and Dath Dates, Father, Mother, Residence in Texas before and during the period of the Republic of Texas (1836-1846), the Spouse and Marriage Date and their children. E9

"Founders and Patriots of the Republic of Texas." Daughters of the Republic of Texas. Eight Volumes published 1963-2005. The Lineages of the Members of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. E9

"The Peters Colony of Texas." Seymour V. Connor, Texas Historical Association Austin 1959. Documents early migration to North Texas. A History and Biographical Sketches of the Early Settlers. Index. E9

"Republic of Texas Poll Lists for 1846." Compiled by marion Day Mullins, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore 1974. The 1846 poll list is the nearest thing we have to a complete census of the period. Index. Spelling of names were rendered according to sound. A "Poll" tax of one dollar was applied to every white male resident over the age of twenty-one and to women who were heads of households (usually widows). Indexed with name and county were resided. E9

Civil War

"Confederate Officers of Texas." Frances T. Ingmire, Mountain Press, 1983. Indexed by name and county. K27

"Reminiscences Of The Boys In Gray 1861-1865." Compiled By Miss Mamie Yeary 2003, Reprint, Erickson Books. Short Biographies of Texas Confederate Soldiers in their own words. Indexed by name. K27

"Texas Confederate Home Roster." Compiled by Kathryn Hooper Davis, Linda Erickson Devereaux, and Carolyn Reeves Ericson, Erickson Books, 2003. Indexed by name. Lots of details including dates and next of kin. K27

"Texas Confederate Scrip Grantees." Thomas LLoyd Miller, copyright 1985. Lists grantees by surname, giving county where the land was granted, certificate number, date issued, and whether the grant was given to the soldier or to his widow. The land was given to the soldiers for their military service in the war. K27

Bandera Co.

"100 Years in Bandera 1853-1953." Marvin Hunter, published by Marvin Hunter 1953. History of Bandera (the town) and many family histories of settlers in the county. HDP

"Bandera County, TX Marriages/Cemeteries." CKJ

Bell Co.

"After Seventy-Five Years." Student League and Alumnae Association of Baylor College, Belton, Texas, 1920. Includes chronological history of the college from 1845 to 1920, as well as histories of clubs & organizations; includes info on class members, by year; separate index is available. [Baylor College was also known as Baylor Female College, and is now the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.] AD1

"Belton Illustrated." Belton Journal-Reporter, 15 Jul 1900. Belton Illustrated is a booklet published to explain all the things that are great about Belton and to entice people to move to the town. The booklet includes information on economic statistics, businesses, churches, elected officials, and prominent citizens. AD1

"The History of Bell County." George W. Tyler, The Naylor Company, 1936. Includes information on the history of Bell County until 1927, when the author died. (The book was published by his family after his death.) AD1

"History of the First Christian Church, Belton, Texas, 1856-1966." Mrs. W.A. Means, 1956. Includes chronological history of the church, a list of former pastors, Record of Members of Church of Christ-Summers Mill ca. 1895, list of people who pledged to contribute to building fund in 1887, list of church officials & officers, list of church members who served in WWI & WWII; book is not indexed. AD1

"Imprint on the Land: Life Before Camp Hood, 1820-1942." William S. Pugsley, Prewitt & Associates, Inc. and The United States Army, May 2001. Includes information on the formation of Camp/Fort Hood and the land and communities that were there prior to its formation. AD1

"One Hundred Years: First Baptist Church, Belton, 1853-1953." First Baptist Church, 1953. Includes chronological history of church, list of 1953 members, and "Our Honor Roll of Military Service, WWI-1953." AD1

"Story of Bell County, vol. 1 & 2." Bell County Historical Commission, Eakin Press, 1988. Contains chronological county history, community histories & family histories submitted by descendants (The list of family histories is not all-inclusive. Someone had to have submitted an article in order for you family to be included in the book.) AD1

Bexar Co.

"Bexar Co., TX Cemeteries." HDP

"Bexar Co., TX Marriages 1837-1902." HDP

"Bexar Co., TX Wills 1742-1899." HDP

Brazoria Co.

"A History of Manvel, TX 1857-1987." Manvel History Book Committee - Printed by: D. Armstrong Co., Inc, Houston TX - Copyright 1987. Narrative history of Manvel's early settlers and pioneers. JG11

Caldwell Co.

"Caldwell Couty Kin: The First 150 Years." Genealogical and Historical Society of Caldwell County; 2000. Like Historical Caldwell County: Where Roots Intertwine, this book provides sketches of families or individuals in Caldwell County. There are no community sketches, however. This book does not have page numbers. Instead, each family was given a family number (ex. F129) probably in the order in which information was submitted by the contributor. This book does include a full (first and last) name index. S1

"Historical Caldwell County: Where Roots Intertwine." The Mark Withers Trail Drive Museum; 1984. This book is a compilation of family sketches submitted by people in the 1980s regarding their pioneer or current relatives in the county. A sketch about most of the communities such as McNeil, Delhi, etc. is also provided. Families are arranged in this book according to the community they lived (or continue) to live in. Pages are numbered, and a surname-only index is located at the back of the book. S1

"Marriages Caldwell County, Texas 1848-1886." Compiled by Marjorie Lee Burnett, 1997. Alphabetical List of Marriages from 1848-1886. E9

Camp Co.

"Camp County, Texas In The Civil War." Compiled by Joe & Carolyn Ericson, copyright 2008, Ericson Books. The book has various information on each man; birth, death, service. Some have spouse and parents information. K27

Collin Co.

"Collin County, Texas, Families." Alice Ellison Pitts & Minnie Pitts Champ, Curtis Media, 1994. 500 Family Histories, many with pictures. 380 pages plus index. K27

Coryell Co.

"Imprint on the Land: Life Before Camp Hood, 1820-1942." William S. Pugsley, Prewitt & Associates, Inc. and The United States Army, May 2001. Includes information on the formation of Camp/Fort Hood and the land and communities that were there prior to its formation. AD1

Dallas Co.

"History Dallas County Texas 1837-1887." John Henry Brown Settlement, Records, Judges,Representatives, Senators, Rangers, Soldiers, Town Government. Pioneers of Dallas County. Personal Memoirs. Many names and information of citizens of Dallas co. 1837-1887. Names are NOT indexed.. may take some time to find names. This book is first of two books, next book is 1887-1928. CRS

"History Dallas County Texas 1887-1928." John H. Cochran - Service Publishing 1928 Early Settlers and their families, Pioneers of Dallas County. Many names and information of citizens of Dallas co.1837-1887. ** Names are NOT indexed.. may take some time to find names **. Being a supplement to John Henry Brown's History of Dallas County 1887 with corrections of some errors contained therein, and much additional information about Early Settlers and their families. CRS

"North Dallas High School Yearbooks, 1927, 1939 & 1942, The Viking." MF1

Southern Methodist University yearbooks, "The Rotunda"-1925,1930,1931,1934,1943,1962,1979. MF1

Delta Co.

"Delta County History," 1991. Cooper, Texas. Many short family histories included. Index. PSC

Denton Co.

North Texas University yearbooks "The Yucca" - 1920,1938,1955. MF1

Edwards Co.

"A History of Edwards County." Rocksprings Woman's Club, San Angelo, Texas: Anchor Publishing Company, 1984. Edwards County, Texas family histories. Name Index. PSC, R14

Ellis Co.

"The Texas Spirit of 1917." Ellis County, Texas, 1919. Ellis county soldiers and Red Cross nurses from Ennis County in World War 1. This book has pictures of each soldier, some small and some pretty large. Always gives names of parents and date of joining and discharge. MF1

Trinity University 1922 yearbook. MF1

Erath Co.

"At Rest in Exray, Texas." Huckabay School Local History Project, October, 2002. Tombstone Inscriptions and some Obituaries. CS2, PS1

"At Rest-Hannibal, Texas." Huckabay Local History Project, 2002. Burials, obits & death records for the Hannibal Cemetery in Erath County, Texas. CS2

"At Rest-Huckabay, Texas." Huckabay Local History Project, 2001. Burials, obits & death records for the Huckabay Cemetery in Erath County, Texas. CS2

"At Rest-Liberty Cemetery." Huckabay Local History Project, 2003. Burials, obits & death records for the Liberty Cemetery in Erath County, Texas. CS2

Fayette Co.

"Fayette County: Past & Present." By the students of La Grange High School, edited by Mrs. Marjorie L. Williams, Foreword by Walter P. Freytag. The stories in this book discuss place names, biographies, historical events and geography of Fayette County, Texas. Chapters include: Aylett C. Buckner, Sylvanus Castleman, John Henry Moore, Joel Walter Robinson, Nicholas Mosby Dawson and the Dawson Expedition, The Kreische Brewery, The Von Rosenberg Company, The La Grange Cavalry Camp, Schools and churches of the county. Families: The Abraham Alexander Family, John G. Banik, Familie Brandt, Joseph Ehlinger, A.E. Falke, Thomas James Flournoy, The Carl Frederich Adam Frank Family, Frank J. Guenther, MD, Augustin Haidusek, the Hajovsky Family, Valentine "Boss" Hrbacek, Joe Knutzen, Kreische Family, Kruschel Family, Anton Legler, Loessin Brothers, Lidiak Family, Rosa Meinecke, Martin Muras, Neese Family, William, John and Mary Elizabeth Rabb, Schuhmacher Family and other items of interest. TLF

Freestone Co.

Fairfield, Texas High School Yearbook, 1967. MF1

Franklin Co.

"Titus and Franklin Counties in The Civil War." Carolyn Reeves Ericson and Bonnie Marlin Ericson, copyright 2009. The book has various information on each man; birth, death, service. Some have spouse and parents information. K27

Galveston Co.

"Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Vol VI, New York 1881-1886, Galveston 1880-1886." Leo Baca, Privately Published, Copyright 1995. Ship passengers of Czech origin arriving in the ports of New York (1881-1886) and Galveston, TX (1880-1886). Data shown is name of person, name of the country from which the immigrant came, the name of the ship, and the date of arrival. RB

"St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Galveston, Texas Baptismal, Confirmation, Marriage and Death Records 1860-1952." The Galveston County Genalogical Society, Southern Historical Press, Inc. 1984. This is a listing divided into - Confirmation Records, First Communions, Marriage, Funeral and Baptismal Records. There is an index. JK6

"Ships passenger lists Port of Galveston, Texas, 1846-1871." The Galveston County Genealogical Society, 1984. IM

"TRINITY Protestant Episcopal Church, Galveston, Texas, 1841-1953." William Manning MORGAN; Houston and Galveston: The Anson Jones Press, 1954. A Memorial History of the church with information about its prominent members and supporters. AB6

Gillespie Co.

"Here's Harper Two." Texas Sesquicentennial Committe. Last hundred years of Harper, Texas. CW1

Gregg Co.

"Peatown Cemetery." SJK

Harrison Co.

East Texas Baptist College Yearbooks - 1945-46 (Marshall,TX). MF1

Houston Co.

"First Settlers of Houston Co., Texas." Gifford White, Gifford White, 1983. Indexed. Please include the full name of the individuals you are looking for. there is not a lot of data per individuals, but it does give the names of everyone who received a land patent after 1835 in Houston and ***surrounding*** counties in Texas. some give the date of arrival in Texas and whether married or single (this helped me to find out my true ancestor of two men of my Collins line, so it can be of use to you.) Some give the county, some don't. It appears that there are a few mis-transcriptions, though I can't swear to it, but I'll check variants to your surname, as well. CFW

Hunt Co.

Greenville High School Yearbook, 1948 and 1949. MF1

"Wolfe City Texas Centennial Edition: The History of Wolfe City Texas." 1990. Wolfe City Chamber of Commerce, publ. Name Index. PSC

Jack Co.

"History of Jack County Texas." The Jack County Genealogical Society, Curtis Media Corporation, 1985. Volume 1. CS3

"Jermyn History and Memories." Jermyn Reunion Committee. Information about the community of Jermyn, Jack Co., TX. CS3

"Ninety-Four Years in Jack County 1854-1948." Ida Lasater Huckabay Texan Press, Nov. 1974. "A History of the Coming of the Settlers, Indian Depredations, Government Protection, Days of Old Jacksboro and Fort Richardson, The Trial of Santana and Big Tree, Cattle Industry and Trail Drivers, Education Religious and Agricultral Progress, Building of Railways and Highways, Oil Development and Disappearance of the Frontier". CS3

Kendall Co.

"Kendall County Texas Tax Records 1880-1890." Also Non-resident land owners. Genealogical Society of Kendall County, June 2003. Morris Publishing, Kearney, NE. HDP

"Kendalia Family Histories." Kendalia Volunteer Fire Dept. 1983 and Kendalia Public Library 1997. HDP

Kinney Co.

"Kinney County [TX]-125 Years of Growth, 1852-1977." 1978, Kinney County Historical Society. This history includes an earlier history of the county. There are histories of some Kinney County families included. RWC

Kleberg Co.

"A Small Town in God's County, Riviera, Texas." Idella Underbrink Strubhart, Sitton Associates, 1997. A history of Riviera, Texas and surrounding area in Kleberg county with histories of the many different families who lived there. Quite a few families are represented. JM18

Lavaca Co.

"Lavaca County, Texas Cemetery Records, vols. I-IV." Sammy Tise, privately published by author, 1983-1991. Cemeteries personally surveyed and recorded by Sammy Tise and his wife, volumes published during time period 1983-1991. Information includes: Date of Birth; Date of Death; Location of Burial in Lavaca County, Texas; Name of Cemetery. DK3, HH2

Lee Co.

"Lee County Cemeteries, Volumes I and II." Lee County Historical Commission 1988 and 1991. Listing of Lee County, Texas Cemeteries. AS7

Lubbock Co.

Texas Tech University yearbooks -"La Ventana"-1929,1932,1933,1934,1935,1936,1951,1963. MF1

Marion Co.

"Marion County, Texas In the Civil War." Compiled by Joe & Carolyn Ericson, copyright 2009, Ericson Books. The book has various information on each man; birth, death, service. Some have spouse and parents information. K27

McLennan Co.

Baylor College yearbooks - "The Roundup"-1935,1940,1955,1956,1958. MF1

"Index to Early McLennan County Deaths." John M. Usry, Central Texas Genealogical Society, Inc., 1987. Approx. 33,000 names covering people who: d. before 1917; were b. before 1851 and d. after 1916; were important in early days but death date unknown; are listed in cemetery books with no dates. Compilation of cemetery books, law and health records, marriage records, obituaries, funeral home records, newspapers, family and county histories, etc. Info given depends on source. P9

Montague Co.

See the Dickson family.

Montgomery Co.

"1890 & 1915 Tax Records, Montgomery Co., Texas." Montgomery County Genalogical & Historical Society 1984 & 1989. Lists landowners and men assessed a poll tax. LN5

"1910 & 1920 Census Index Montgomery Co TX." Montgomery County Genalogical & Historical Society 1986 & 1998. Every name index with census page numbers. LN5

"Montgomery County, Texas Cemeteries," Vol. 1-7. Montgomery County Genealogical and Historical Society, Inc. Conroe, Texas. Reprint 1986. Published by the Montgomery County Genealogical and Historical Society, Inc., P. O. Box 1751, Conroe, Texas 77305-0751. Listing of burials in cemeteries in Montgomery County from 1800s-1970s. I cannot not scan or photocopy information. Please keep the limit of names per request to 3 names. BJA

"Montgomery County Texas Probate Records from the Black Box Documents 1849 - 1899." Montgomery County Genalogical & Historical Society 1988. Extracts from wills and probate records found in black boxes in the county courthouse. Contains a variety of info including family member names and property owned. LN5

"Montgomery County Texas State Docket of the District Court 1857 - 1879." Montgomery County Genalogical & Historical Society 1987. Lists people involved in the case including witnesses, the crime, and dates. LN5

"Montgomery County Texas Various Court Records 1840 - 1896." Montgomery County Genalogical & Historical Society 1987. Abstracts from discarded books of the Sheriff's Dept. Can be used as an Index to the District Trial Docket. A wide variety of crimes plus civil cases and probate of estates. LN5

Nacogdoches Co.

"Rest in Peace--Nacogdoches Obituaries, 1899-1904." Transcribed by Carolyn Reeves Ericson, Ericson Books, 1614 Redbud Street, Nacogdoches, TX 75961- 2936, 1993. Obituaries from Nacogdoches, Texas newspapers. DK3

Palo Pinto Co.

"Census of Cemeteries Surrounding Santo: The Hub." Ruth White Phillips and Myrtle Lee Wallis, nd. V3

"History of Palo Pinto County, Texas." Palo Pinto County Historical Association, Inc, 1978. A history of Palo Pinto Co, TX including family histories. I will look up only family histories going back five generations of a direct line; no collateral lines, please. V3

"Santo: The Hub." Ruth Phillips, Clara C Buzbee & Myrtle Wallis, 1980. History of Santo, Texas including family trees. I will look up only family tree information going back five generations of a direct line; no collateral lines please. V3

Parker Co.

"Abstracts of Parker Co, TX -- Pre-Emption Land Records -- 1850-1858." Jerry Wright Jordan; Heritage Books, Inc.; 1988. Because most early records prior to 1874 were lost in a courthouse fire, this resource serves to prove ancestors were in the area prior to that time. Not only are landholders names listed, but also names of court employees, surveyor's, chain carriers, adjacent landowners, etc. are mentioned. Info also available for Milam Land Dist (1850-57), Robertson Land Dist (1852-1853), Denton Land Dist (1854-1857) if the land was located in what eventually became Parker County. KWD

"Cemetery Books of Parker County, TX (4 Volumes)." Parker County Genealogy Society ca. 1999. PS1

"A Cry Unheard; The Story of Indian Attacks In And Around Parker Co, TX -- 1858-1872." Doyle Marshall; Annetta Valley Farm Press; 1990. Vivid descriptions of various Indian deprivations in and around Parker Co, TX through the years of westward expansion. Indexed. KWD

"A New History of Parker County -- 1906." Jno S. Grace and R.B. Jones, 1987 reprint by the Parker Co. Historical Commission of original history book of 1906. Personal accounts of county history beginning in 1856 and with a brief history prior to that date. Filled with a multitude of names, brief biographies, and development of area towns, industries, education, etc. with an eye to the current trends of the day -- clothing, housing, farming, manufacture, etc. Hardbound, 235 pp., Indexed and easy to research. KWD

Pecos Co.

"Selected Cemeteries of Pecos County, Texas." Emma Barrett Reeves, Copyright 1981, Emma Barrett Reeves. K27

"Texas Marriage Records, 1875- 1925, Vol 1." Ollie Kate Harris, Mrs. J.F. Reeves, Copyright 1981. K27

"Texas Marriage Records, 1925- 1938, Vol II." Ollie Kate Harris, Mrs. J.F. Reeves, Copyright 1981. K27

"Texas Marriage Records, 1939- 1947, Vol III." Ollie Kate Harris, Mrs. J.F. Reeves, Copyright 1981. K27

Sabine Co.

"Abstract of Deeds, Sabine Co. Archives, Hemphill, Texas." By Blanche Toole, 1983, Ericson Books, Nacogdoches, Texas. Indexed by name. LM12

"History and Tax records of the Sabine District and Sabine County, TX." The James Frederick Gomer Chapter of DRT, Hemphill, TX. 1809 census of the Nacogdoches District of the Sabine County Citizens; 1837 Sabine county Tax Records; 1846 Tax Records for Sabine County, Republic of Texas. LM12

"Sabine County, Texas In The Civil War." Compiled by Kathryn Hooper Davis, Linda Ericson, and Carolyn Reeves Ericson; Ericson Book, 2001. For each Civil War veteran or widow, dates of birth, death, and marriage; place of birth, death, and marriage; spouse(s) ,occupation; names of parents and any other information that was available. K27

"Sabine County (Texas) Marriages 1875-1900, 1900-1910, Prior to 1875." Blanche Toole, Ericson Books, 1983, Ingmire Publications, 1992. Sabine County Texas Marriages for the years Prior to 1875, 1875-1900 and 1900-1910. LM12

"Sabine County, TX Tax Records 1844, 1855 & 1865." Blanche Toole. 1844, 1855 & 1865 Sabine County Tax records. LM12

San Saba Co.

"Frontier Life on Cherokee Creek, A Pioneer Family in San Saba County, David and Esther Matsler, 1821-1927." by Peg Hein; San Saba County, Texas. LDR

Smith Co.

Tyler Junior College yearbooks -1957,1979. MF1

Sterling Co.

"City Cemetery." Typed listing of those buried within as of 2000. Sterling County Records. An alphabetical listing of those buried within City Cemetery with some cemetery inscriptions. KWD

"Milling Around Sterling County." Sterling Co. Historical Comm.; Staked Plains Press, Inc; 1976. A hard-bound county history book with sections including: county history; govt. and organizational history; transportation history; "tall tales and reminiscences"; submitted family histories; memorials and dedications. Family histories are in alphabetical order and can be researched easily. Otherwise, please specify a particular section to research. KWD

Sutton Co.

"Bad Old Days" in and around Sutton County 1889-1939, Murder, Mischief, Misery & Mayhem, compiled by Sutton County Historical Society, Sonora, TX. Indexed. PSC, SCHS

"Celebrating our Blessings". History of the First United Methodist Church, Sonora, Texas 1892-1992. With excerpts from women's society and board. Copy of membership roll (handwritten), marriages (handwritten), baptisms (handwitten) from church records. Ends with list of current (1992) members. PSC

"John Eaton's Tales of Wild Bill Taylor." Sutton County Historical Society, 2006. Compiled from notes of the late John Eaton, local historian, we spin a yarn about Bill Taylor and his part in the Coleman Train Robbery and his sooting of one of the participants to keep him from turning on them. This was written from interviews of people who were alive and there when all these incidents took place. SCHS

"Johnny Ward Cowboy." Jo-Ann & Richard Palmer for Sutton Co. Historical Society 2005. Biography of Johnny Ward, Sutton Co. ranchman tells about his adventures in the Big Bend and how Ward Mountain was named after him. Also includes his work in the American Angora Goat Raisers Asso. and items on his family life in Sutton Co. SCHS

"Sutton County 1889-1890." Sutton County Historical Society, 1990, 2007. Actual newspaper stories of the day telling about the founding of Sonora, Wentworth after water is found in this area and any mention we could find in papers about the first year of Sonora history. Contributions by The Devil's River News and The San Angelo Standard Times. SCHS

"Sutton County Marriage Records 1889-1949." Sutton County Historical Society 1995. Listing of marriages in Sutton County. A guide for people working on family trees. SCHS

"The True Story of Will Carver." Donna Ernst for the Sutton County Historical Society 2000, 2007. Life story of the outlaw William Richard Carver who rode with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and also Black Jack Ketchum. He ended his life in a shootout on Concho Ave. in Sonora, Tx and is buried in the Sutton County Burial Park. SCHS

Tarrant Co.

Arlington State College yearbook -"Reveille"-1962. MF1

"Fort Worth (Tarrant Co), TX City Directory -- 1943." Morrison & Fourmy Directory Co, Pub.; Dallas, TX; 1943. Directory gives husband and wife's names, occupation of husband, home address; phone number; and sometimes no. of children. KWD

"Ft. Worth Stockyards, National Historic District." (new revised edition). Horace Craig; Morris Publishing; 1994. A historical chronology of the stock industry in Ft. Worth --from the beginning of cattle trails, through the booming of stock processing (Swift & Armour), the arrival of the first train and its importance to the industry, and the development of the area into a destination location for today's tourist. Included are brief biographies of individuals relative to the industry. Also discussed are the Stockyard Museum and the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame among other historical buildings in the area and several world class museums within the city. KWD

"Gamblers & Gangsters; Fort Worth's Jacksboro Highway in the 1940's & 1950's." Ann Arnold; Eakin Press; 1998. A history of a rowdy area during rowdy times in north Fort Worth. Biographical information on individuals -- both within the law, and outside of the law. Indexed. KWD

"A History of the Fort Worth Medical Community." Ann Arnold; Landa Press; 2002. History of medical development from "Housecalls on Horseback" to the present. Includes history of individuals' contributions to medicine -- their practices, development of hospitals; development of medical organizations; development of Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine; honorary award recipients, etc. Indexed. KWD

"Pioneers Rest Cemetery -- Ft. Worth, Tarrant Co, TX." Weldon Hudson & Barbara Knox; Ft. Worth Genealogical Soc.; 2001. History of cemetery and land donors; tombstone inscriptions of those buried and location map included; notation of all Confederate veterans buried within; a few marriage dates; some biographies; listing of soldiers who died at the original fort. KWD

Titus Co.

"Titus and Franklin Counties in The Civil War." Carolyn Reeves Ericson and Bonnie Marlin Ericson, copyright 2009. The book has various information on each man; birth, death, service. Some have spouse and parents information. K27

Tom Green Co.

"Chronicles of Our Heritage -- Vols I and II." Tom Green Co. Historical Preservation League, Inc.; 2003. A massive undertaking completed after ten years in two volumes. These books include history of all time periods, agencies, organizations and family histories. Please specify name in CAPS and make request for information specific. Replies will be within a week if possible. KWD

"Fort Concho Medical History, 1869 to 1872." by William M. Notson, Post Surgeon. 1974. copyright, Fort Concho Preservation and Museum, San Angelo, TX. No index. I will correspond about this booklet. PSC

Upshur Co.

"A History of Upshur County, Texas." Doyal T. Loyd, The Gilmer Mirror, 1966. Texian Press, Waco. Includes history of Caddo and Cherokee Indians, Upshur County, TX, and the Republic of Texas. BH2, LH2

Walker Co.

San Jacinto, Texas High School Yearbook, 1930. MF1

Williamson Co.

"1870 Census." Compiled by the Williamson County Genealogical Society, 1988. Indexed by name and Post Office. K27

"1880 Federal Census." Abstracted by Linda Emry, Williamson County Genealogical Society, 1991. Indexed by name. K27

"Marriage Records 1848-1888." Compiled by Williamson County Genealogical Society, 1994. Indexed by Groom. K27

"Selected Cemeteries of Williamson County, Texas." Compiled by Paul & Tommie Smith, Erickson Books, no date. Cemeteries: Andice, Bagdad, Hutto, and Jonah. K27

"Selected Cemeteries of Williamson County, Texas." Compiled by Paul & Tommie Smith, Erickson Books, no date. Cemeteries: Beaukiss, Bratton, Cedar Park, Davis, Gabriel Mills, Lawerence Chapel, Matsler, Miller Family, Mount Horeb, New Hope, Pond Springs, Rhodes,and Sauls. K27

"Williamson County, Texas: Its History and Its People." Compiled and edited by Mrs. Jean Shroyer, and Mrs. Hazel Hood for the Williamson County Genealogical Society, Inc. First Edition, Copyright 1985. Please send family name and some information as to the approximate date in Williamson Co. Index. K27, PM

"Williamson County, Texas Marriage Records 1889-1901." Compiled by Williamson County Genealogical Society, 1984. K27

Wise Co.

"History of Wise County A Link with the Past." Wise County Historical Survey Committee, Nortex Press, 1975. History of Wise County. CS3