If you own any Upshur County book(s), whether listed or not, and will do look-ups,
please contact Etta, Sheila and Elaine. As you can see, volunteers are needed, and we can use more than
one volunteer per book.
There is a website for societies, authors and regular genealogist to buy and sell their genealogy books. It has no cost to anyone and is not a commercial site. Genealogy Classifieds The place to find new, used, out of print and just plain hard to find Genealogy Books. If you have an old, used genealogy book or publication on your bookshelf and no longer use it then you can make some extra money and help another fellow researcher out by selling it here as well as putting some of the original cost you incurred back into your own pocket for new genealogical books or publications purchases.
Feel free to request a look-up from the following resources. Please limit your request to one name per request. Please put UPSHUR COUNTY LOOKUP in the subject line of your request to insure the message is not overlooked or accidentally deleted. In the first line of the message please put the name of the resource you are requesting the lookup in. Please be patient and polite....these folks are doing lookups in their SPARE time and out of the goodness of their hearts.
They did not start keeping marriage records
until 1873. Please do not request a lookup for a marriage if the marriage
date is pre 1873.
|Reference Book/Database||Lookup Volunteer E-mail|
|Upshur County, Texas - A Sesquicentennial History
This was published in '96 and is a collection of family histories contributed by individuals and is available from Upshur County Chamber of Commerce
|A History of Upshur County, Texas
by Doyal T. Loyd (Published in 1966)
|A Brief History of Upshur County
by G H Baird (Published in 1946)
|One Hundred Years Masonry Day By Day in Bethesda Lodge No. 142 Gilmer TX 1854-1954||Volunteer needed|
|Muster Rolls of the 14th Texas Volunteer Infantry 1862-1865
by Joan Cobb
Complete Muster Rolls transcribed from National Archives microfilm.
|My Dear Martha
by Joan Cobb
28 original letters written by James Harvey Armstrong of Upshur County during the Civil War. He mentions many people from the Murray League area.
|Bound for the Promised Land
by Joan Cobb
Armstrong, Coppedge and Clark families of Murray League
|Twixt the Forks of the Cypress
by Ernest F Smith
|JOHN CHANDLER DESCENDENT CHART
The 2000 edition lists approximately 81,000 names which includes spouse, children, etc.
|Bits & Pieces 'Bout Gilmer
This is a small pamphlet but some good information about early Gilmer.
|A history of the Upshur County Chamber of Commerce
1915-1948 (Another pamphlet)
|A history of the Gilmer Mirror - "Celebrating 125 Years of service to Upshur County"||Sheila Pool|
|La Fayette Iron Record....1893 edition.||Sheila Pool|
|Upshur Marriages 1873, 1874, 1875
(Copied from the Gilmer Mirror and alphabized.)
|"Gilmer 1848-1998....A Look at the Past 150 Years"||Sheila Pool|
|"Remember Our Heroes" published 11/11/2000. A complete listing of all those that served in WW II from Upshur Co.||Sheila Pool|
|"The Rays Look Back" by Marvin B. McCarley||Joanna Patterson|
|"Big Sandy: Big Helper of Men" by Shirley West||Joanna Patterson|
|Reflections of Upshur County||Sheila Pool
|I will do look-ups on the 1850 Upshur County Census||R. Alsobrook|
|I will do look-ups on the 1880 Upshur County Census||Diane Starks|
|Complete Roster for the 18th Texas Infantry
Roster includes Company H, Men from Upshur County, Texas
Texans in the Civil War
|I will research library books and newspaper rolls||Pam Lain|
|I have copies of numerous birth & death indexes from the courthouse
Da - birth
Dav - death
Gr - birth & death
Po - birth & death
Ro - birth & death
|I have a very detailed descendant chart on Thomas Jefferson and Ruthie Jane (Wilkins) Moon with spouses, etc.||Sheila Pool|
|Cemetery Lookups & tombstone pictures||Volunteer needed|
|Rosewood Cemetery||Volunteer needed|
|Country Faith and Fate||Sheila Pool|
|Still Photos of Headstones||Sue Gillespie|
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