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Lillie of Six Gun Junction

By: Florence Guild Bruce

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Waller County Historical Society: 2001

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: mctx1204

Condition: NEW


The amazing story of Lillie Drennan and Hempstead, Texas.Texas first licensed woman truck driver in Texas. View more info

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Forgotten Texas Census

By: Foster, L. L.

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Texas A & M University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: tam1835

ISBN: 0876111835

Condition: New with no dust jacket


First annual report of the agricultural bureau of the department of agriculture, insurance, statistitics and history, 1887-1888. Full of interesting facts on each county in the state, including county formation, number of inhabitants, crops produced, school information, number of marriages and much more. 351 pages View more info

Burton, Johnson, Mangold and Allied Families

By: Frances M. Straughn

Price: $60.00

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: fhb2367

Condition: NEW


171 pages + index. Family names Burton,Johnson, McDonald,Wilbourn, Atkinson,Gauldin,Hughes,Branch,Walthall,Merryman,Saunders, Hyde,Fischer,Mangold View more info

Ploughshares into Swords

By: Frank E. Vandiver

Price: $17.00

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A & M University Press: 1994

Edition: 1994

Seller ID: mctx0175

ISBN: 089096632x

Condition: new


when the Confederate States offered Josiah Gorgas the job of ordnance officer, he accepted the challenge; he eveloped an unfailing munitions supply that stood solidly while the rest of the Confederacy's support crumbled;349 pages View more info

A History of Dickens County-Ranches and Rolling Plains

By: Fred Arrington

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Nortex Publications: 1971

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: chtxd643

Condition: New


353 indexed pages of family and local history of Dickens County.County was created 8/21/1886 from Bexar, Young, Baylor, and Crosby Territories. View more info

Pioneer Surveyor Willis Day Twichell

By: Fred M. Truett

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1982

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: ek062

ISBN: 0890153396

Condition: New


Index history of many of the people and places Twichell surveyed for from 1885 until his retirement in the 1930's. View more info

Comanche County History: Comanche County Family Histories

By: Fredda Davis Jones

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Abilene, Texas, Ram Business Forms: 2008

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: chtxc1500

Condition: NEW


1800 page history of Comanche County, Texas. Indexed and full of Comanche County families. Vol. 1 & 2 View more info

Hurst, Euless, and Bedford: Heart of the Metroplex an Illustrated History

By: George N Green

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, Tx, Eakin Press: 1995

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: chtxt016

ISBN: 0890159513

Condition: NEW


History of the area call H.E.B. locally. Covers from the 1880's to the 1990's. Contains many pictures, many with names of subjects. Indexed View more info

In Search of a Home-Nineteenth-Century Wendish Immigration

By: George R. Nielsen

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Texas A & M: 1989

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: mctx9028

ISBN: 0890964009

Condition: New


Chapters on European background, Australian Wends, Texas Wends, Wends in Canada, Nebraska and South Africa. Personal details of Wendish Emigrants. View more info

Profiles of Pioneer Families in the Valley Mills Area

By: Gerald Meyers

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1998

Seller ID: chtxb9003

Condition: New


Articles on Pioneer Valley Mills Families taken from the Valley Mills Tribune 1974-1978. Indexed View more info

Giddings 100th Geburstag 1871-1971

By: Giddings Centennial Committee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1971

Edition: Souvenir Book

Seller ID: mctxl9003

Condition: New


About 100 unnumbered pp. including photo illlustrations, advertisements, and letters of congratulations from President Richard M. Nixon & Gov. Preston Smith. Political, social and religious history of the county seat of Lee County, in a celebratory style. View more info

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Gideon Lincecum's Sword: Civil War Lettr from the Texas Home Front

By: Gideon Lincecum

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas: 2001

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: tam125x

ISBN: 157441125X

Condition: new


detailed account of how one individual and his large extended family followed the Civil War conflict and coped with multiple problems the Civil War caused; 378 pages View more info

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Character Certificates in the General Land Office of Texas

By: Gifford White

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Md., Clearfield: 1985

Edition: 2001

Seller ID: cfc6305

ISBN: 0806312513

Condition: NEW


Certificates taken from the files of the General Land Office Austin, Texas. 254 indexed pages of land records. View more info

Pioneers in Gods Hills; a history of Fredericksburg and Gillespie County people and events

By: Gillespie County Historical Society

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1960

Edition: vol.1 is 3rd printing1983, vol. 2 is a 1st edition 1974

Seller ID: chtxg0003

ISBN: 0890154260

Condition: Like new-from library of Col. Robert Fowler USAF


2 volume set totaling over 575 pages of local and family history. Vol. 2 is the 1st printing. View more info

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More Than Petticoats- Remarkable Texas Women

By: Greta Anderson

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut, Globe Pequot Press: 2002

Edition: 1st 2nd printing

Seller ID: mctx1200

ISBN: 0762712732

Condition: New


Biography of 10 notable Texas Women. Mary Louise Guinan, Jessie Ames, Ima Hogg,Sara Ramirez, Sofie Hunington, Cynthia Ann Parker, Martha McWhirter and Sarah Bowman. View more info

Early History of Bosque County,revised edition

By: H. J. Cureton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Waco, Texas, Texian Press: 2000

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: chtxb9002

Condition: New


Indexed book of early settlers in Bosque County. View more info

Early History of the First United Methodist Church Hamilton Texas

By: Hamilton Methodist Church

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hamilton County Texas, Curtis Media: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: chtxh694

ISBN: 0881072648

Condition: New with no dust jacket


Full of church history and names of early members. 114 pages View more info

Texas in the Confederacy

By: Harry McCorry Henderson

Price: $65.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Texas, Naylor Co.: 1955

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: mctx1530

Condition: pages discolored by age, tight with no markings


166 indexed pgs. with information on Hood's Brigade-Walkers Div. Sibley's Arizona Brigade-Ross Cavalry Brigade-Green's Brigade-Grandbury's Brigade and more. View more info

Ghosts of Goliad and other stories of PresidioLa Bahia

By: Henry Wolff Jr.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Victoria, TX, Victoria Advocate Publishing Co.: 1999

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: mctxv2508

ISBN: 0872441164

Condition: as new


Next to the Alamo, Presidio La Bahia, located just south of Goliad, Texas, is one of the most important missions in Texas. Dating to 1749, this mission was originally established by Spanish priests as protection from Indians. This is also the same mission where Col. James W. Fannin died in 1836 while fighting for Texas' independence from Mexico. The stories in the book are spine-tingling ghost stories from people who have visited the site. Includes B&W photos. View more info

Pinebark And Spring Water-a history of the Pine Springs community Smith County, Texas

By: History Committee of the Pine Springs Community Center

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Big Sandy, Texas, Stewart Press: 1980

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: chtxs8050

Condition: New-age is showing on cover and edges of pages


250 indexed pages of the history of Pine Springs and some of its families. Located in Smith County, Texasthis is a good companion to "Born in Dixie" a history of Smith County. View more info