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This page is dedicated to our local authors who have taken the time to research and create a manuscript and have that manuscript published. This takes time and dedication to a particular subject. All these books contain material from Van Zandt County. If you or someone you know has published an article in a magazine, a book or other published material that you would like to share with others, please contact Sibyl and the material will be place on this page.



Desperate Characters of Van Zandt County

by Cheryl D. Vaughn

The Table of Contents of the above book has been transcribed and placed on this page as a guide to other researchers. A special thanks to Cheryl D. Vaughn for all the work and hours of research that went into this excellent volumn. It is a unique work because this area of county records is often overlooked. If you would like to purchase this book, please contact Cheryl D.Vaughn, or write to her at: 1641 VZCR 4134, Canton, TX 75103, for prices and further information.


Table of Contents

Preface.................................................................................................ix

Acknowledgment..................................................................................xi

Introduction........................................................................................xiii

Abbreviations and Terms......................................................................xv

Sheriffs Duties.......................................................................................1

The Sheriffs:

Henry Fisher Blackwell.........................................................................2

Thomas B. Vickery................................................................................3

Calvin B. Graham..................................................................................4

Cicero Rusk...........................................................................................5

John Wilson Howard..............................................................................7

John William Gentry..............................................................................9

John Rusk Kellis...................................................................................10

Joseph A. Carpenter..............................................................................12

Endnotes.................................................................................................13

Register of Prisoners................................................................................17

Index......................................................................................................265

 


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