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Pressler Family Papers

Identifier: A-0054
The collection includes correspondence, tax receipts, bills, and genealogical materials.


  • 1875-1978


Language of Materials

The collection is in English

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.


0.10 Cubic Feet

Biographical or Historical Information

Xavier W. Pressler (May 2, 1821 - Sept. 22, 1893) and his wife Carolina Rost (May 1, 1831 - Feb. 23, 1897) arrived in Nacogdoches County about 1855. Although both are listed on census records as born in France, Carolina's cemetery record lists her as born in Germany. Xavier was a tailor and had a general merchandise store.

(Ericson, Carolyn Reeves. The People of Nacogdoches County in 1860. Lufkin, TX: Pineywood Printing, 1978. p. 8; Nacogdoches County Cemetery Records. Burk, Joel B., Ericson, Carolyn R. Vol. II. Nacogdoches, TX: King Publishing Co., 1975. p.56).


The collection consists of two folders housed with other collections in one clamshell box. It is primarily organized at the item level.
Guide to the Pressler Family Papers
Pam Palmer

Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository