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The links on this page are to sites which may have interest to Burnet County researchers. Many are the personal genealogy of persons who have ancestors in this Burnet County. If you have a genealogy page on the internet with ties to Burnet County and would like to have it linked here, please e-mail me.

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Burnet County - Attractions, Places of Interest, etc. Very comprehensive from LCRA and the Colorado River Trail.

Burnet County Demographics - Texas Department of Commerce Demographics.

David G. Burnet (1788-1870) - The first president of the Republic of Texas.

John Porter Henry Family - the Henry family settled near Smithwick prior to 1880. Family information by Judy Henry

The Wyatt and Shelton Home Page has info on Lake victor and bluffton as well as the county ancestors, Banks, and Rutledge. ...William M. Banks was born 4 July 1866, reported birthplace on the census as South Carolina. Parents unknown. He married Alice V. Rutledge, 8 October 1887 in Richmond County Georgia. Alice, born 16 September 1867 in (Tennessee on census), was the daughter of William Dean Rutledge and Susan V. Johnson...

The Fuchs Tales - by Becky McNamara is a page about the Fuchs Family, some of whom were from Burnet County.

Doris Ross Johnston has put her father's family history on a new Web Page. His name was L. C. Ross; his parents were Wm. A. Ross and Mary Ann Green from Georgetown, and his BURNET great-grandparents were Robt. Hiram Daugherty and his wife Agnes Warren, who came to Burnet 1854 from Lincoln Co., KY. There are many, many Daugherty descendants.

Suzanna Edwards' Home Page lists her Burnet County ancestors of Eldridge, Levingston and Edwards, plus many more surnames and pictures.

The website put together by Janet Lewis Crain concentrates on her ancestors from Burnet County, including: LEWIS, JACKSON, VICKERS, BRANTLEY, STINNETT, HOLLOWAY, WILKS, YOUNG. She writes that she will gladly share files and will try to help researchers on these lines.

Visit The Holland Clan Web Site where Bruce & Donna Gregg have been researching the Holland's of Burnet County.  My Great-Great Grandfather was Samuel Ely (Eli) Holland.

Texas GenWeb Page for Blanco County - Don Watson is the host for Blanco County, and he's added a page there about John Preston Thomas who was an early pioneer of Burnet County. He's posted a descendancy chart for Thomas' family and a transcript of a diary of his travel from Wayne County, KY to Burnet County in 1855. John was an early school teacher in Backbone Valley and Hamilton. Later he bacame a lawyer and was an early District Judge in Burnet. John died in 1865 leaving his widow, the former Amanda Melvina Payne and 7 surviving children. He plans to add a transcript of a school report written by 12 year old Leslie Jones, grandaughter of John Preston Thomas and Amanda. This report was written about Amanda Thomas and her experiences in early Burnet County days by young Leslie in 1926.

Mika Jackson's Home Page. Her grandfather, Lee Anson Spencer, was born in Burnet County, in 1888.

Darlene's Genealogy Page - "...William Ratliff Hill, b. 22 Apr 1846, married Augusta Ellis Smith in Burnet, TX..."

The IIs of Texas: Burnet, Texas - Attractions in Burnet; other things including Tex-Mex recipes, & Aggie jokes! The "eyes" of Texas are upon you!.

Shari's S.S. HyperTree - Links to roots in Burnet County. A well organized page!

Bridgett Smith's Home Page - One of the most knowledgeable researchers of the Bible surname! Runs a great email list, too!

Teresa Shands has two websites - The first concentrates on the Burnet County names of MCFARLIN,PROFFITT,KEELER,COX, while the second has information about KING, REED,BARTON,MCFARLAND, and CHAMBERLAIN) Check back often, this is a work in progress. Check the Burnet page, too--Teresa has contributed a lot of info here for Burnet researchers!

JoAnn Hopper has contributed a great deal to the Burnet site. Now she has let us know about the Ricketson Family History she contributed to at Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Site. This site was created by fellow researcher, John Ricketson. Her ancestor, Hiram Ricketson, can be found in another website about the 1st Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters.

"Cobb and Cobbs", a website by Mike Cobb, has extensive information on the family of Stephen Taylor, founder of Taylor's Gin (now Briggs). There is an index to surnames at the bottom of the page.

The Colliers have a website featuring stories of their Burnet County ancestors the Clark, Fry, Bible and Greer families.

Jerry Hyman invites you to look at his family database at Roots Web World Connect about his Burnet County Pioneers with Surnames HARRIS - WARWICK - SMITH - COX - HYMAN

Kathie Harrison has updated her KINCHELOE page. Sept 2002

starnewChristy Coppedge's website features the names LaForge, Mauldin, and Jennings in Burnet County.   Go to Christy's Familyscroll down and click on the LaForge link in the left column.



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