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Adventures of Purse and Person (Virginia)
by Virginia M. Meyer
Historical Register of Virginians in the Revolution
by John H. Gwathmey
History of Leon County Texas
by Leon County Historical Commission
History of Grimes County Texas: Land of Heritage and Progress
by Grimes County Historical Commission
Walker County Texas: A History
by Walker County Genealogical Society
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.