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BOOKS FOR SALE

SOLD ON eBAY BY HUNTSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY FRIENDS
to BENEFIT the WCGS

Biographical & Historical Memoirs of Northwest Arkansas

by Goodspeed Publishing Company

$100.00

Bounty and Donation Land Grants of Texas, 1835-1888

by Thomas Lloyd Miller

$90.00

Confederate P.O.W.'s: Soldiers & Sailors Who Died in Federal Prisons

by Office of Commissioner for Marking Graves, War Department

$100.00

The Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants to the American Colonies

by Gary Boyd Roberts

$150.00

Papers Concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas - Volume VIII

by Malcolm D. McLean

$175.00

WALKER COUNTY, TEXAS - PROBATE RECORDS - VOLUME 1 - 1846-1850

Published 1992 - 141 pages - 8.5 x 11 - 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 in 1850 was 2,600 and in 1860 was 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 11 January 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.  A brief biographical sketch of some of the charter members, early leaders and Texas Heroes who were members is included.  There is an appendix with approximately 1,700 names of members, past and present.  The history also contains a number of pictures and illustrations.  Full name index.

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