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Huntsville, Texas 77342-0387
Genealogical and Historical Publications
- Walker County, Texas - Probate Records - Volume 1 - 1846-1850
Published 1992 - 141 Pages - 8.5 X11 - Spiral Bound - $15.00
Abstracts of wills, inventories and appraisements. Lists
heirs and often describes property. These are the earliest
settlers of Walker County, Texas. Many of the probates
were transferred from Montgomery County at the formation of Walker
County in 1846.
Full Name Index.
- Huntsville Funeral Home Records - Volume 1 - 1938-1949
Published 1992 - 149 Pages - 8.5 X 11 - Spiral Bound - $15.00
Earliest funeral home records of Huntsville and Walker County,
Texas. Data often includes survivors, parents, and place of birth.
Lists deaths of inmates of Texas Penitentiary.
Full Name Index includes approximately 8,000 names.
- Walker County, Texas - 1850 and 1860 - Census
Published 1989 (Reprinted 1992) - 147 Pages - 8.5 X 11 - Spiral
Bound - 15.00
Walker County was established in 1846 from Montgomery County. Population
1850 - 2,600, in 1860 - 4,060. Home of Texas Penitentiary
with inmates listed both years. Parts of Grimes and Montgomery
Counties included. Surname Index.
- Forrest Masonic Lodge No. 19 - Huntsville, Texas - 150
Years - 1844-1994
Published 1994 - 140 Pages - 8.5 X 11 - Spiral Bound - $20.00
This book is a detailed history of the men and events that have
formed a brotherhood of Freemasonry in Huntsville, Texas. Chartered,
January 11, 1844, in Huntsville, Montgomery County, Texas, as
the nineteenth lodge of the Grand Lodge of the Republic
of Texas, Forrest Lodge No. 19 is the oldest organization in
Huntsville. For one hundred and fifty years, the growth
of Huntsville is laid out in the minutes of the lodge. Cornerstones
leveled by Forrest Lodge No. 19 denote the educational and religious
values of the Huntsville community. When modern inventions;
lights, telephones, gas and water were brought to Huntsville,
Forrest Lodge was among the first subscribers. When streets
were paved the lodge paid its share. A chronological history,
the book contains 140 pages and a Full Name Index. A brief
biographical sketch of some of the charter members, early leaders,
and Texas Heroes who were members of Forrest Lodge, among whom
was General Sam Houston, is included. There is an appendix
with approximately 1,700 names of members, past and present,
taken from Grand Lodge of Texas returns. The history also
contains a number of pictures and illustrations.
Postage and Handling: First Book $5.00 - Each Additional Book $2.00
For You COOKBOOK Collectors
SOWELL FAMILY COOKBOOK
This is a collection of over 200 recipes from descendants of
John Alexander Sowell, Sr., and wife, Laura Hilton Sowell. This
pioneer family migrated from South Carolina to Madison County,
Texas, in 1886. This cookbook contains a lot of old, plus modern,
recipes. These recipes were compiled through the annual Sowell
Family Reunion held each summer. A lot of cooking hints are also
Published 1994 - 142 pages - $10.00 + $2.00 Postage
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