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Holdeman/Holderman Family Collection

Identifier: A-0137

Scope and Contents

This collection has the family bibles of John and Elvira McClean Holdeman and Alma Florence McCasland Holdeman as well as photocopies of Republic of Texas land documents and Confederate military service records of the Nacogdoches family.


  • c.1840-1970


Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Biographical or Historical Information

John and Elvira McClean Holdeman were married in Nashville, Tennessee, and came to Nacogdoches about 1838 or 1839. Holdeman descendants intermarried with the Berry, Killian, Morton, and Hamby families in Texas. Many of their descendants are located throughout the state. The Holdeman name is variously spelled Haldeman and Halderman.


1.00 Cubic Feet


This collection is housed in two clamshell boxes. The first box is described in six folders. The second box contains three family bibles.

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Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository