Jefferson on the Bayou: Glamorous Cultural City of Stern-Wheelers and Wagon Trains Cameron, Rebecca M. and Ruth Lester Marshall, Tex.: Demmer,c1966.
Marriage and Death Notices: Marion County, Texas and Environs, 1853-1927 Cawthon, Juanita Davis Shreveport, La.: J. D. Cawthon, c1980
Marriage and Death Notices: the Texas Republican - Marshall, Texas, 1849-1869 Cawthon, Juanita Davis [Shreveport, La.: s.n., 1978]
History of Jefferson, [and] Marion County, Texas. 2nd ed Compiled by Mrs. Arch McKay and Mrs. H. A. Spellings [S.l.: s.n., n.d.]
Index to Probate Cases of Texas, No. 155 Marion County, May 15, 1860-May 2, 1939   Marion County, Texas, 1940.
Inventory of the County Archives of Texas, No. 158, Marion County (Jefferson)   San Antonio, Tex.: Texas Historical Records Survey, 1940
Caddo Lake: Mysterious Swampland. McClung, Mildred Mays Texarkana, Ark.: Southwest Printers and Publishers, 1974
Carpetbaggers, Scalawags & Others Russell, Traylor [Waco, Tex.: s.n.], 1973
Jefferson: Riverport to the Southwest Tarpley, Fred Austin, Tex.: Eakin Press, [c1983] Published in cooperation with The Jefferson Carnegie Library, Eakin Press, Austin, Texas, 1983.  Copyrighted
Inventory of the County Archives of Texas   Historical Records Survey, Texas  . 976.4 H629c TXCI, WILLIS
Historic Towns of Texas, Volume II: Gonzales, Columbus, Jefferson. 1st ed. Davis, Joe Tom Austin: Eakin Press, 1996.   F387.D38 1992 v.2 TXCH
History of the Presbyterian and Cumberland Presbyterian churches, Jefferson, Texas Cawthon, Juanita Davis  
The Presbyterian Church in Jefferson Moseley, J. A. R  
This old church : a history of Christ Church, Episcopal, Jefferson, Texas Craver, Dorothy T 2000 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved.
Church records, 1934-1962 / First Presbyterian Church (Jefferson, Texas)    
Church records, 1882-1935 / First Methodist Episcopal Church (Jefferson, Texas)    
First Baptist church, Jefferson, Texas, 1885-1985 Bullard, Lucille Blackburn  
Jefferson Texas: Queen of the Cypress Dean, Winnie Mimms. (1953) Dallas, Texas: Mathis, Van Nort and Company
A Traditional History of the Caddo Confederacy Newkumet, V. B. and Meredith, H. L. (1988) College Station: Texas A&M University Press
Civil court case papers (filing dates 1860-1931) / Texas. District Court (Marion County)    
Civil minutes, 1860-1934 (filing date) / Texas. District Court (Marion County)    
T he Diamond Bessie Murder and the Rothschild Trials Traylor Russell copyright 1971, printed by Texian Press, Waco, Texas, republished by the Marion County Historical Commission, 1982
Cemetery Records of Marion County, Texas Martha McCraw Chapter DAR, Jefferson, Texas, 1961, compiled by Mrs. Jesse M. DeWare, III and Mrs.Amos K. Payne (Mrs. James Dannelly)  
Marion County, Texas Cemeteries compiled by Cass County Genealogical Society, 2002 - 2003, copyrighted  
The Jefferson, Texas Cemeteries compiled by Cass County Genealgoical Society, 2001, copyrighted  
Marion County, Texas Interment Data, 140 Years Annette Lemmon Daigle, Jordan Henry Murray and Travis Edgbert Smith published by Mid-South Press, Inc., Shreveport, LA, 1987, copyrighted
I Remember, My Memories of Jefferson, Marion County, Texas Norris Stringfellow, Marshall, Texas printed by The Print Shop, Marshall, Texas, copyrighted 1987
Marion County Scrapbook O. Bailey  
JEFFERSON COUNTY, TEXAS 1850 CENSUS & CONSORTS * Helen Swenson 73 pages - soft cover - indexed - map of Texas 1850 - 8.5 x 11 - copyright 1981 Frances Terry Ingmire & Helen Smothers Swenson
Family Profiles 1840-1900 Marion County, Texas In 1982 the Carnegie Library sponsored another "write-in stories" and compiled them into a  book These are interesting stories with good info about the more prominent people of Marion County

Family History Center Microfilm of originals at City Hall in Jefferson, Texas. Includes Oakwood Cemetery, Jefferson Cemetery, City Cemetery, Catholic Cemetery, Hebrew Cemetery and others.Some pages are torned, taped, soiled, faded, water damaged, etc.These records contain deaths that are not recorded in the death records located at the county clerks office. 

*In addition to the 1850 annotated census, there are collections of letters and individual family information sheets. This really gives a much fuller picture of the families of Jefferson County, Texas than others sources.

We would like to thank Nita Cawthon for helping to compile this list of books!


For any additions and/or corrections, contact Angela Hartman Marion county coordinator.

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