Texas


Biography of Major Hiram Fifield Gerrish

Major Hiram Fifield Gerrish, of Concord, N.H., the present Deputy State Treasurer, was born in Boscawen, N.H., September 27, 1839. His parents, Calvin and Ann S. (Fifield) Gerrish, were both lifelong residents of Merrimack County. Major Gerrish is a descendant of Colonel Henry Gerrish, one of the early residents of Boscawen, who was an officer



Filer, Martha Ann Bacus – Obituary

After an illness of several months at her home near Twisp, Washington, Mrs. Martha Filer, died Thursday, August 25 [1913] age 73 years. Mrs. Filer was born January 8, 1840 in Illinois and when a girl moved with her parents to Texas, where in 1869 she was married to Jacob Filer. [Marriage date is incorrect.



Texas World War 2 NMCG Casualty List

Inclusion of names in this Texas World War II Casualty List has been determined solely by the residence of next of kin at the time of notification of the last wartime casualty status. This listing does not necessarily represent the State of birth, legal residence, or official State credit according to service enlistment. Casualties listed represent



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



Newsletter Signup

We currently provide two newsletters. Why not take both for a run?

Genealogy Update: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new, or significantly updated, collection or database on our website.

Circle of Nations: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new (or significantly updated) Native American collection or database on our website.

Once you've clicked on the Subscribe button above you'll receive an email from us requesting confirmation. You must confirm the email before you will be able to receive any newsletter.