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Books

BOOKS AVAILABLE

Books may be ordered from the author. Price includes shipping and handling.

THE "HISTORY AND HERITAGE OF VICTORIA COUNTY, TEXAS, 1824-1999", Vol. I, II & III, Victoria County Genealogical Society. These volumes cover family stories from 2,000 families with indexes of about 70,000. Vol. I & II published in 2000 sell as a set for $129 + $10 postage. Vol. III published in 2003 sells for $75. +$5. for postage. Mail check to Victoria County Genealogical Society, Attn: Doris Obsta, 4306 Guy Grant Rd., Victoria, TX 77904-2223

VOLUME II OF "EXTRACTIONS OF VITAL RECORDS FROM THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE" is now available. Cost of the volume is $20.00 plus $2.50 for postage and handling.

To order this book or Volume 1, Nov. 1846-Dec. 1880, please copy and print the following order blank. MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO VICTORIA COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY.

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Victoria Advocate, Volumes I and II are each $20.00 plus $2.50 for postage and handling
Please indicate which volume you are ordering.
Mail to: VCGS, P.O. Box 413, Victoria, TX 77905

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To ensure prompt delivery please print "Victoria Advocate Order" on face of envelope.

For more information contact Patsy Hand.

"A Master Index for the Victoria County Genealogical Society Quarterly"
VCGS started publication of their quarterly magazine in January 1980. Now a master index is on its way. It covers the first 18 years of names appearing in the magazine, and your surname should now be easily found within our index.
A set of 6 Microfiche.....$12.00 (includes postage and handling.)
A softcover, spiral bound book of 377 pages of surnames.......$58.00 plus $5.00 postage and handling
Order your copies from: Victoria County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 413, Victoria TX 77902-0413. Be sure to include your name and mailing address along with payment.

"Sandebeck to Weesatche - The Story of the Werner F. Dohmann Family" published 1999, $25.00. Contains 255 pages, over 100 photographs, and an every-name index with over 470 surnames. Includes many families from Victoria and surrounding counties.
Edgar Dohmann, Rt. 5 Box 84, Alvin, TX 77511, 281-480-8904


The Evergreen Cemetery books, 1 and supplement are no longer for sale but can be viewed at the Genealogy section of the Victoria Public Library and on the second floor of the Victoria College/University Library Archives

"Victoria, Texas Evergreen Cemetery",Wanda Hoad Payne published 1993.
Evergreen, a public cemetery established about 1850, is located at Vine and Red River Street. It is the oldest cemetery in Victoria still in use. This book is no longer in print.

"Supplement To Victoria, Texas, Evergreen Cemetery",Wanda Payne Hoad
published 1994. Contains information found in Wm. P. Rogers U.D.C. Chapter, Victoria; some Victoria families,1914-1955,; some funeral records of about 225 burials in Evergreen with no markers; and authorís personal research.


"Victoria County Cemeteries, Book 1", Doris Felps Gilpatrick
published 1988. Includes 22 county cemeteries. Indexed, Table of Contents. Each cemetery listing has persons found in the cemetery listed as found, side by side. Does not include Evergreen Cemetery.

"Victoria County Cemeteries, Book 2", Doris Felps Gilpatrick
published 1994. Includes 30 city and county cemeteries. Indexed, Table of Contents. Each cemetery listing has persons found in the cemetery listed as found, side by side. Does not include Evergreen Cemetery.

"Victoria County Cemeteries, Book 3", Doris Felps Gilpatrick
published 1996. Includes 2 city and 3 county cemeteries. Indexed, Table of Contents. Each cemetery listing has persons found in the cemetery listed as found, side by side. Does not include Evergreen Cemetery.

For information about the Victoria Co. Cemetery Books 1,2 & 3 please contact Judy Bartee; 3301 Catalpa; Victoria Tx 77901 or jabartee@suddenlink.net Copies can be viewed in the Genealogy section of the Victoria Public Library and on the second floor of the Victoria College/University Library Archives.


"Coletoville Cemetery History",
published 1994, $4.00. Established 1872, on property donated by Spitzer Family. Includes burials of local families and people of nearby Martin Luther Lutheran Church.
Gladys Preiss Arnold, 680 Frontage Rd., Victoria, TX 77905-4261, 361-575-0560


"The Life History of Ernestine Michling Keil Dohmann",
published 1991, $17.00. Includes Keil, Kolle, Dohmann, Albrecht, Weber, Maurer, Roell, Wehmann, Schubert, Baecker families, and other families.
Gladys Preiss Arnold , 680 Frontage Rd., Victoria, TX 77905-4261, 361-575-0560


"The Joseph Preiss Family History",
published 1992, $22.00. Includes families of Geisler, Preiss, Schindler, Duderstadt
Gladys Preiss Arnold, 680 Frontage Rd., Victoria, TX 77905-4261, 361-575-0560


"Peter Schindler and Family to America",
published 1993, $17.00. Includes families of: Schindler, Reimann, Preiss
Gladys Preiss Arnold, 680 Frontage Rd., Victoria, TX 77905-4261, 361-575-0560


"The Webers, the Old to the New",
published 1994, $27.00.Includes families of: Weber, Pippert
Gladys Preiss Arnold, 680 Frontage Rd., Victoria, TX 77905-4261, 361-575-0560


"The Memorial Park Cemetery Book",
published 1995, $22.00. Established 1933 by Janie S. Fly, this public cemetery is located across from St. Joseph High School, on North Main Street.
Gladys Preiss Arnold, 680 Frontage Rd., Victoria, TX 77905-4261, 361-575-0560


"Records From J. E. Ryan & Son, and McCabe-Carruth Funeral Homes",
published 1996. Records from these funeral homes cover a time span of about 1911 through 1995
Gladys Preiss Arnold, 680 Frontage Rd., Victoria, TX 77905-4261, 361-575-0560

Coming Publications, by Gladys Preiss Arnold: "Funeral Home Records From Goldman, Waters, Duckett, and Colonial Funeral Homes, in Victoria".


"William Ratcliff/Ratliff of Maryland and Anson County, NC",
published 1992, $15.00. Ratliff-Thomas families, of North Carolina and various other states. 3 hole spiral binding, 72 pages, softcover.
Co-authors: Howard S. Hazlewood, 206 Avalon Dr., Victoria, TX, 77901-3686, 361-573-6730
Betty J. Carson, 10045 E. Chestnut Dr., Sun Lakes, AZ 85248, 602-895-6714


"Ancestors and Descendants of Tristram Thomas of Maryland",
published 1993, $18.00. Early Thomas families to America, from England to Maryland, then to North Carolina. Covers 2-3 generations, from 1590 to 1790. Plastic cover, spiral bound, 87 pages, softcover.
Co-authors: Howard S. Hazlewood, 206 Avalon Dr., Victoria, TX, 77901-3686, 361-573-6730
Betty J. Carson, 10045 E. Chestnut Dr., Sun Lakes, AZ 85248, 602-895-6714


"William Thomas of Richmond County, NC",
1 741-1800, published 1994, $10.00. Descendants of William Thomas; 3 hole spiral binding, 24 pages, softcover.
Co-authors: Howard S. Hazlewood, 206 Avalon Dr., Victoria, TX, 77901-3686, 361-573-6730
Betty J. Carson, 10045 E. Chestnut Dr., Sun Lakes, AZ 85248, 602-895-6714


"A CLEVELAND Family History", published March 1982
Cleveland descendants, from descendants of Immigrant MOSES CLEVELAND, 1619/20, through 1982, through his son AARON. Family from MA to NY to WI to TX. 250 pages. Indexed.
Co-authored by Olivia E. Milberger, Joyce L. Tharpe, and Billye D. Jackson
Out of Print lookup: Billye D. Jackson, 3004 Coffey St., Victoria, TX 77901-7427, 512-573-9415


"The JOHN and KATHERINE HABERKORN JUNKER Family", published 1990.
Includes Haberkor-Junker families of Victoria County, TX
Out of Print lookup: Elorine Frederick Hartman, Rt. 4, Box 44AA, Cuero, TX 77954, 512-275-2082


"DUCKETT Family Roots and Shoots", pub. over several years, 4 volumes, over 200 pages. Duckett Family.
Out of Print lookup: Co-Authors: Billy and Dorothy Duckett, 405 Antietam Dr., Victoria, TX 77904, 512-573-7748
Ed Duckett, 13300 Indian Rock Rd., Largo, FL 33774, 813-596-6698
Jim Duckett, 3708 Skylark Trail, Chattanooga, TN 37146, 423-899-2149


"Indianola and Matagorda Island 1837-1887", published 1999. A local history and visitor's guide for a lost seaport and a barrier island on the Texas Gulf Coast. $15.95 at local bookstores or by mail for $20.00 -which includes autograph,
tax, S & H.
Author: Linda Wolff, email address

The following books by Henry Wolff, Jr. include collections of his newspaper columns in the VICTORIA ADVOCATE newspaper about people, places and events in the Texas midcoast area. These books, available in both soft and hard back, are approximately 200 pages each.

Henry Wolff, Jr., "Henry's Journal," Volumes I and II
Henry Wolff, Jr., "The Way It Used To Be"

For information contact: "Henry's Journal", P.O. Box 1518, Victoria, TX 77902, (361) 575-3689 or email Henry Wolff, Jr.

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