Texas


Wilson-Douglas Cemetery, Grayson County, Texas

Inscriptions of the Wilson-Douglas Cemetery, also known as the Hackberry Cemetery, in Grayson County Texas. This cemetery sits abandoned  is presently being restored on Hackberry Road. Eliza Wilson died April 1861 Age 51 W.C. Wilson died Jan 29, 1897 Age 87 years Maude Wilson Dau. of W.S. & A.C. Wilson Born  July 29, 1888 Died  Feb.



Texas County Courthouse Addresses

  Texas Bureau of Vital Records Texas Department of Health PO Box 12040 Austin, TX 78711-2040 Anderson County 500 N. Church St. Palestine, TX 75801  (903) 723-7432  Karnes County Courthouse Karnes City, TX 78118-2959  (830) 780-3938  Andrews County P.O. Box 727 Andrews, TX 79714  (915) 524-1426  Kaufman County Courthouse Kaufman, TX 75142  (972) 932-4331  Angelina



Texas Vital Records

Vital records, as their name suggests, are connected with central life events: birth, marriage, and death. Maintained by civil authorities, they are prime sources of genealogical information; but, unfortunately, official vital records are available only for relatively recent periods. These records, despite their recent creation in the United States, are critically important in genealogical research,



Biographical Sketch of Peter Peverley

Peter Peverley and his wife, Libbie Myers, of Kentucky, had the following children-Polly, Peggy, David, Daniel, Elizabeth, Jacob, and Peter. The three daughters married and settled in Montgomery County, Mo. David died in Texas. Daniel married Miss Cassety, of Kentucky, and settled in Montgomery County in 1824. Jacob married Crecy Bunch, of Montgomery County. Peter



Biography of Stephen Best

Stephen Best, of Ireland, emigrated to America many years before the revolution, and settled in Pennsylvania. His children were Isaac, Humphrey, Stephen, Jr., and Ebenezer. He also had several daughters, but their names are lost. Ebenezer never married, but he educated sixty children that claimed him for their father. He was one of the celebrated



Biography of Gideon Bowels

Gideon Bowles and wife, of Dublin, Ireland, were members of the St. James Colony that settled in Goochland Co., Va. Anderson Bowles, their son, married Jane Thomas, and settled in Cumberland Co., Va. Their children were Caleb, Sarah, James, Gideon, Ann, Anderson, Jr., Virginia, Elizabeth, Augusta, and David. Ann and Gideon died in Virginia. The



Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Luther H. Adair

(See Ghigau and Adair)-Lillie M. daughter of Allen and Lou (Fisher) Waldrop was born in Texas Friday Dec 8, 1865. Married Nov. 17, 1883 Luther Martin, son of Captain Ephriam Martin and Sallie (Starr) Adair, born in Flint District April 30, 1859. He died January 3, 1908. They were the parents of. Sarah Leola, born



Biographical Sketch of Herbert F. Couch

(See Grant)-Herbert Franklin, son of James C., and Elizabeth (Collier) Couch, was born February 1875, in Italy, Texas. Received a college education in his native town. Married at Coody’s Bluff, March 1, 1896, Ida May, daughter of Calvin and Elizabeth (Bullette) Coker, born April 28, 1879, at Coody’s Bluff. Educated in the Cherokee National Schools.



Biographical Sketch of Wright Dupree

(See Adair) Wright Dupree, born August 8, 1890 in Texas, was educated at Vinita, Oklahoma, and Sedalia, Missouri Business College. He married at Centralia, Oklahoma, July 12, 1914, Rosa, daughter of I. J. and Emma Wright, born January 12, 1894. They are the parents of Louis Wright Dupree, born June 9, 1915, and Francis Elizabeth



Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Henry J. Hill

(See Adair)-Emma, the daughter of William E. and Fannie L. (Wright) Dupree, was born in Tex., Dec. 13, 1888; educated at Willie Halsell College at Vinita, and the Northeastern State Normal at Tahlequah, Okla. She married at Vinita on Dec. 22, 1915, Henry J., son of Frederick W. and Catherine Hill. He was born May



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