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2013



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Photos Added - Photo Album

  1. Bertram Photos -- Candidates for various county offices, 1900.  Includes J. P. Barton, I. G. McMullen, S. N. Reed, A. M. Speegle, J. M. Rowntree, W. W. Hibler, J. A. Jones, J. D. Riley, T. H. Bumgardner, Jim Willis, R. P. Ray, and J. S. Ater.
  2. More Bertram Photos, all from circa 1900 and all shared by Amzy Hibler:
Public gathering, possibly county fair
Large group, possibly family reunion
Wagon Transfer, probably main street
E. D. Ross Transfer Wagon, with large family group gathered in and around the wagon.
Young girls, in front of church, holding crosses
Oatmeal School, large group gathered in front.
Farmer's Union Delegates, 1907
Rowntree Family, feeding cattle, 1903
Rowntree Family with machinery -- 1903 -- are they drilling a well?

Obituaries Added

Orion Barnett - 1925
Lilla Kuykendall Barnett - 1960
Woodrow Wilson Bryan - 1991
Noel Bryan - 1938
Preston W. Krause - 2006
John C. Blalock - 2013
Winfred M. Hoover - 2013
Pat Jones - 2013

Page Updates

  • Smith Cemetery
    • updated format and added notice about the cemetery being closed to the public with link to online petition
  • Pioneer Stories and Biographies (Stories from Our Past)
  • Civil War Sketches
    • added Frank Thomas' brief service record and link to his biography page and wife's obituary.
  • Civil War Soldiers Buried in Burnet County
    • added Frank Thomas' information with link to Find A Grave memorial in Odd Fellows Cemetery
    •  Added names and links to Find A Grave memorials and Civil War information for: John H. Berry, Anderson Farquhar, David J. Farquhar, Soloman S. Fletcher, John Oliver Jinkins, John Borger Norris, Moses A. Pate, Francis Alexander Ramsey, David Anderson Riggs, George Calvin Riggs, Albert Calhoun Taylor, Baley Traweek.  All are buried in Cauble Cemetery.
    • Added links to Find A Grave memorials in Cauble Cemetery for: George Rufus Berry, Marcus Lafayette Campbell, Anbrose Nelson Farquhar, George Moye Harrod, Theodore Freelen Howell, Baley Traweek.





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