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Genealogy

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

J. M. Cartwright Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0036
Scope and Contents

Day books, account books and bills from J. M. Cartwright's store in Nat, Texas from which he peddled into other East Texas towns. Also includes tax receipts, correspondence, and business advertisements, genealogical material concerning Lewis, Campbell and Radley families. The bulk of the collection covers the period of the 1870s through the 1890s.

Dates: 1858-1931; Event: Donated in 1978

James Allen Kirkpatrick Diary

 Collection
Identifier: A-0085
Scope and Contents

Typescript of the diary (actually reminiscences) of the Nacogdoches native's experiences in the Civil War and later as a sheep rancher in Laredo, Texas (1841-1908). Genealogical data on the Kirkpatrick family is also included.

Dates: 1908

John C. Birdwell Letters

 Collection
Identifier: A-0116
Scope and Contents This collection consists of typescript copies of Civil War letters between John C. Birdwell and wife Adaline Birdwell. A farmer, John Birdwell included instructions for running the farm in his absence. Her letters report the progress of crops and livestock. Both recount their hardships during the war as well as news of family and friends. John C. Birdwell describes Confederate camp conditions depicting disease epidemics, food, music, gambling, funerals, weather, and ragged condition of the...
Dates: 1862; Event: Donated in 1960

John Forbes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0063
Scope and Contents The collection contains legal papers, correspondence, business papers, Republic of Texas Army Commissary Records, and biographical and genealogical material on Forbes. There is a transcript of the David G. Burnet treason trial and papers relating to Sam Houston, David Crockett, and Andrew Jackson. See Separated Materials for two volumes of transcripts of the Forbes vs. Labadie trial that include detailed testimony on the Battle of San...
Dates: 1836-1963

Lelia Berryman Crain Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0276
Dates: 1860-1924; Event: Donated 10/4/2011; Event: Addendum donated 2/19/2020

Lois Foster Blount Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0107
Scope and Contents The Lois Foster Blount Papers consist mostly of historical research materials with an emphasis on early Texas history, the Texas Revolution, and the Republic of Texas. About a fourth of the collection pertains to Thomas J. Rusk. Included are correspondence, biographical and genealogical materials, notes and excerpts from manuscript and printed sources, calendars and translations of some Bexar and Nacogdoches Archives. Also included are copies of legal papers and land papers, manuscripts of...
Dates: 221 BCE-1980; Event: Donated in 1982

Madison G. Whitaker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0045
Scope and Contents

Included in these papers are deeds, survey plats, indentures, field notes, land grants, receipts, promissory notes, a limited amount of personal and business correspondence, and estate papers of Madison G. Whitaker. Also included are some genealogical materials on the Fitts and Whitaker families.

Dates: 1839-1915

Mary Louisa Johnson Boone Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0090
Scope and Contents The reminiscence are broken up into short half-page to a page entries and poems about Mrs. Boone's life. This volume is a photocopy made in 1967 from the family copy in possession of Mrs. Anne P. Shaw, Longview, Texas. Table of Contents MY STORY (Dear Children, I think I will sit down awhile), 1 DAVIS FAMILY (A little of your family tree), 2 OUR FAMILY TREE (A Major up in Washington fixed our family tree), 2 Chart of Families, 3 The Davis Family...
Dates: 1952

Mary Small Fitzgerald Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0055
Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence, poems, and biographical and genealogical materials.

Dates: 1924-1979

McFarland-Russell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0019
Scope and Contents

The McFarland-Russell family papers consist of personal and business correspondence, legal and business papers, Confederacy related items, materials related to the history of Orange, Texas, and a large amount of material of personal and genealogical interest produced and collected by members of these two East Texas families.

Dates: 1832-1950

McPhail-Hartgraves Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0029
Scope and Contents

Collection contains genealogical research mostly pertaining to the Earnest, Gaston, Hamilton, and Killion families. Includes Bible owned by Mary V. Hartgraves Bible.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1968-1994

Memory Brockman Lanford Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0135
Scope and Contents

The bible records (1830-1974) include births, deaths, and marriages of the Lanford, Yandle, Jimmerson, Wright, and Rodgers families of Henderson, Rusk County, Texas.

Dates: 1853

Missoura Garrett Price Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0027
Scope and Contents

The collection includes business and personal correspondence, especially from Missoura's daughter Mintie who lived in Mexico and Columbia while her husband worked for the Texas Company (now Texaco). Other items of note are corporate records of the Garrison Coal and Oil Company, and correspondence on the genealogy of the Truitt and Garrett families. The collection also contains Mrs. Price's household notebooks and other writings, photographs, and personal memorabilia.

Dates: 1884-1947

Neill, Powers and Rhodes Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0328
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of family letters and photographs for Neill family of Shelby County, Texas. The collection includes scholastic records (class notes, assigments, a diploma), genealogical materials (bible pages, newspaper clippings, obituaries), and financial records (account books, receipts, checks), as well as more than a dozen short stories written by Lela (Rhodes)Neill. Pedigree chart of frequently mentioned family members [1] Elias Mitchel...
Dates: Event: Donated 5/27/2016

Pitts Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0269
Scope and Contents

This collection contains documents ranging from German and U.S. newspaper clippings and newspapers to photographs of historic Nacogdoches landmarks such as the Stone Fort.

Dates: 1800-1989

Pressler Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0054
Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence, tax receipts, bills, and genealogical materials.

Dates: 1875-1978

Quillian Garrison Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0042
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, notes, copies of documents such as military records, Bible records, obituary notices, census data, deeds, death certificates, and newspaper clippings used by Miss Quillian Garrison to do the research for her book Descendants of Caleb Garrison, Sr. and His Wife, Sarah Fleming 1797-1966. Many of the descendants of Caleb Garrison lived in East Texas. The town of Garrison in Nacogdoches County is named for the Garrison family. There...
Dates: 1831-1973

Rector-Stockwell Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-0256
Scope and Contents

The material in this collection consists of genealogical research on the decedents of Emanuel and Mary Strahan. The researched was conducted by Barbara Oliver Stockwell and Lorene Hobbs Rector. Both women are third generation Strahans.

Dates: 1751-1990

Robert Bruce Blake Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A-0007
Scope and Contents The first three boxes of the collection consist of typescripts and carbon copies mostly duplicates of material found in the R. B. Blake Collection of 93 bound volumes in the East Texas Research Center. In some cases the original documents from which the typescripts were made are in other collections in this Department. Box 4 contains correspondence of Blake, L. W. Kemp, Lota M. Spell, Webb Roberts, John V. Singletary, W. Us Perkins, Addie Birdwell, Paul J. Folk, Lewis J. Wilson, and O. A....
Dates: 1791-1938; Event: Donated in 1938