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Blanco County Families   

The Family Histories, descendancies and ancestors of the settlers given below have been donated
by various individuals, some with sources, some without.   Neither Texas GenWeb, US GenWeb
and Blanco County, it's webpage, nor its County Coordinator, Wanda Qualls, make any claims
as to their accuracy or authenticity.   It is up to the individual to verify the accuracy and sources
if he or she so wishes.   Histories, photos, and family trees of settlers and their homesteads are
always welcome. Please send in Report format of either Descendancy Tree, Ancestral Book or
Report  for pedigrees. For biographies or histories, please submit in ASCII (.txt) or Word 97
or lower (.doc), Rich Text (.rtf) or WordPerfect (.wpd) formats.



Joseph Bird

(Founder of Bird Town which later became known as Round Mountain)

Capt. James Hughes Callahan 

(notorious Texas Ranger and  member of the Pittsburg Land Company which purchased most of present-day Blanco from original land owners)

Woodson Blassingame

(Recently-arrived settler in "Pittsburg" who, along with his son Calvin, was killed by a lynch mob for the death of Capt JH Callahan & William "Maulheel" Johnson in 1856. 
***Note: Don Watson is willing to share information on a one on one basis with persons doing research on this family.

Calvin Blassingame Letter

Mary Blassingame Letter

Blassingame Cabin

Janelle Holmes said she would gladly
share any information on the Blassingame Family.

Former US President
President Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon Baines Johnson

and his grandfather

Samuel Ealy Johnson, Sr.,

early settler in Blanco County

William K. Holmes

(Early settler of "Pittsburg" which later became Blanco, from 1854-1857, also son-in-law of Woodson Blassingame)

Eli Clemens Hinds

(Early settler of "Pittsburg" which later became Blanco.
Shot during the Blassingame Incident)

Christoph Harsdorff/Hasdorff 

Jesse L. McCrocklin

(officer in the Army of the Republic of Texas and grantee of one of the leagues of land by Mexico, Coahuila and Texas in the Blanco Area)

John Asa Mitchell McCrocklin

(Indian Fighter, son of Jesse McCrocklin)

Jesse B. Green & Sarah Ann Reed Green

(Settled in Blanco County 1856, site includes Will & Obituaries)

Dr. James Odiorne

(Moved to Blanco Co, in 1860, bringing with him a large flock of registered sheep. Later served as County Commissioner, Chief Justice as well as Doctor and Druggist in Blanco and Johnson City.)


John Marion Watson

(Son of Beverly B. Watson, Special Officer in arrest of the Blassingames, first County Surveyor, early Master of the Masonic Lodge)

John Page

Robert L. Page

(First sheriff of Blanco County)

James Polk Johnson Felps Family Tree

Rev. Samuel Johnson

(First County Clerk for Blanco County, later served as a County Judge and was a Methodist Circuit Rider. He laid the cornerstone for the Methodist Church in Blanco that is today an historical landmark. His grandson, James Robert Johnson, is the longest serving Sheriff in Blanco County history)

Andrew Jackson "A.J" Kercheville

(Biogrphy:  Veteran of 3 wars, son-in-law of Jesse McCrocklin, early Sheriff of Blanco County, who settled in Blanco County on the McCrocklin ranch in 1856)  

Lackey Murders & Lynching Eight Persons Murdered - Lackey
James and Aley Pruitt Marriage License

Greenberry and Mary Harlow Lackey Pictures

Mary Lackey Obit King Family
J. C. and Lucy StokesJim Nichols
Combs Family James  Callahan
Reynolds Family Feller Family
Stroman Family Daniel Maddox
Rebecca Bateman Data Base

Blanco County Genealogy Forum
RootsWeb Message Boards [ Blanco ]


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