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The History of Richland Hills, Texas 1950-1986 : Sesquicentennial Ediiton

By: Agan, Jean

Price: $68.00

Publisher: Richland Hills, TX, Richland Hills Sesquicentennial Committee: 1986

Seller ID: 035270

Condition: Very Good


219 pp, [5], brown leatherette boards w/wmbossed front cover. The book contains brief history of Richland Hills, Texas, along with brief biographies of various city officials. It contains family histories of numerous families from Richland Hills. It also contains information on various businesses, churches and other organizations. Richland Hills is located in the northeastern sector of Tarrant County in the fork of Highway 183 and Grapevine Highway. View more info

Clues 1992

By: AHSGR

Price: $6.76

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia: 1992

Seller ID: 036738

Condition: Very Good+


112 pp, orange SC wraps w/black lettering on the front cover. The booklet contains the following information: surname exchange, tracing relatives in Argentina, requests from abroad, new genealogical agreement signed, telephone book genealogy comes of age, photos for identification, and passenger lists and other information View more info

Homelands and Waterways: The American Journey of the Bond Family, 1846-1926

By: Alexander, Adele Logan

Price: $12.33

Publisher: New York, NY, Vintage Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049237

ISBN: 0679758712

Condition: Very Good


x, 694 pp, wht-blu-maroon SC wraps w/color pictorial front panel. The book traces the lives of three generations of an African American family as it grows from meager means to the middle class. It begins with John Robert Bond, who emigrated from England to fight in the Union Army during the Civil War and married a recently freed slave. The Bond family's rise from slavery, their interaction with prominent figures such as W.E.B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington, adn ... View more info

Those Buried Texians: No Stone Unturned

By: Allen, Tom

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Hendrick-Long Publishing Company: 1980

Seller ID: 036397

ISBN: 0937460001

Condition: Very Good


172 pp, glossy wht-blu-grey SC wraps w/red-dark blu lettering on the spine, illustrated front panel & photo of the author on the back panel. The book is an alphabetical listing of information and burial locations of some 1,700 important Texas. From gunslingers, to heros and heroines; pioneers to cattlement; the unworthy to men of God, they are here. View more info

A History of Kentucky

By: Allen, William B.

Price: $106.25

Publisher: Green County Historical Soc.: 1967

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 008627

Condition: Very Good


471 pp, green cloth boards, Embracing gleanings, reminiscenes, antiquities, natural curiosities, s tatistics and biographical sketches of pioneers, soldiers, jurists, alwyers, statesmen, divines, mechanics, farmers, merchants, and other leading men, of all occupations and pursuits. The original was printed in 1872 & published by Bradley & Gilbert of Louisville, KY . prev owners name on ffep. View more info

Reflections : An Album of West Texas History, 1840-1990

By: Anderson, Charles G. w/foreword by Kelton, Elmer

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Snyder, TX, Charles G. Anderson: 1990

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller ID: 034799

Condition: Near Fine


xiv, 496 pp. brown leatherette boards w/gilt lettering on front & spine w/illustration on the front cover, pictorial front endpapers and map rear endpapers, #1739 of 2000 cc's. The book has information on General William Read Surrey, settlers, buffalo, Inidans, Josiah Wright Mooar, Willma Henry Snyder, Nunn Brothers, forts, dugouts, cities, law and order, ranching, oil, education, war and the military and other information. The book contains quite a few photographs co... View more info

A History of West, Texas 1836-1920 - Conflict of Conservative Cultures

By: Apperson, Henry Milton

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Waco, TX, Texian Press: 1969

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 038494

Condition: Very Good


vi, 71 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep, light brown dj w/pictorial front panel. The book contains a description of the development of the city of West, Texas from 1836 to 1920. The building of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad caused considerable economic expanison that resulted in the founding of the town of West. Many of the immigrants of Czech and German descent began arriving as early as 1872. dj s... View more info

A History of Robertson County, Texas

By: Baker, J. W.

Price: $50.11

Publisher: Waco, TX, Robertson County Historical Survey Committee: 1971

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 037283

Condition: Very Good


vii, 571 pp,green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu-green-brown-red w/color pictorial front panel and light orange spine & back panels w/red lettering. The book contains information on the early settlement along the Brazos River, starting in the 1820's. It realtes the development of towns and communities in present Robertson county, covering the period from 1837, until world War 1. It provides information on various events that took place. View more info

Walter McGill : Preacher and Penman

By: Bates, Lucille M.

Price: $63.75

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006080

Condition: Very Good


110 pp, light green, Book is biography of Cumberland Presbyterian minister that wrote SIGNED, the book "The Western World" & "A Commentary on Ecclesiastical Government".He & his family lived in Tennesse in a home on Missionary Ridge when the the Civil War came. He brought his family to Walker County, Texas in 1868. Author delved deep into recorded wills, deeds & census figures, and gave the names of children born to different marriages, which provides a... View more info

Salt Pork to Sirloin - the History of Baylor County, Texas from 1878 to 1930 & the History of Baylor County from 1878 to Present - 2 Volumes

By: Baylor County Historical Society

Price: $276.25

Publisher: Seymour, TX, Baylor County Historical Society: 1977

Seller ID: 038704

ISBN: 089151679

Condition: Very Good


(8), 407 pp, xii, 565 pp, 2 volumes. Volume 1 - (1972) brown cloth covered boards w/black illustrated front cover. The first 227 pages conatin information on the county, businesses, clobs, photos, communities, churches, doctors, bar and bernch, miscellaneous, schools and ranches. This is followed by 179 pages of family histories. Volume 2 - (1977) - has green cloth covered boards w/black lettering & illustrated front panel. It contains information on County Offi... View more info

Salt Pork to Sirloin - the History of Baylor County, Texas from 1878 to 1930 - Volume 1

By: Baylor County Historical Society

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Seymour, TX, Baylor County Historical Society: 2004

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 039798

Condition: Very Good


(8), 407 pp, glossy tan SC wraps w/black illustrated front panel and w/plastic black spiral binding. The first 227 pages contain information on the county, businesses, clubs, photos, communities, churches, doctors, bar & bench, miscellaneous, schools and ranches. This is followed by 179 pages of family histories. Some of the ranches Waggoner or Three D Ranch, Hopkins Ranch, Harrison Ranch, Bar X Ranch, Hash Knife Ranch, Spur, Double Spur, Boone and others. Wayne... View more info

Kerr County Texas 1856 - 1956

By: Bennett, Bob

Price: $212.50

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027714

Condition: Very Good


xi, 332 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj tan w/dark brown lettering. Author tells of the early arrivals, mostly from Tennessee who were helped by the Mexicans, Germans & English. It tells how the county was organized, the start of a town, Kerrsville's first cabins, first post office, first germans arriving, British colonists, Kerrville incorporating, the founders and other information. Cracker Barrel Chronicles #2803. prev owner's name stamped on ffep... View more info

Zephyr Yesterday and Today with 120 genealogies of Zephyr's pioneer Families

By: Bettis, Mrs. Jesse B. (Avis) and Baird, Mrs. Mattie (McKinney) & profiles by Hochhalter, Mrs. A.R.

Price: $40.38

Publisher: Zephyr, TX, Mrs. Bettis & Mrs. Baird: 1980

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 014188

Condition: Good+


264 pp, tan SC wraps w/pictorial front. Centennial Edition 1879 - 1979. Covers the Vann family in early Brown County, railroad, businesses yesterday, cyclone, first state bank, land, religious life, government and other items. slight soiling to the wraps. View more info

Virginia Historical Genealogies

By: Boddie, John Bennett

Price: $117.73

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Genealogical Publishing Company: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050372

Condition: Very Good


xiv, [2], 384 pp, red clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine. The book contains the genealogies of various families in Virginia, Maryland, and South Carolina. Some of the family names are: Stone, Smallwood, Smith, Claiborne, Travis, Newton, Gregg, Colclough, Reade, Pace, Moore, Godwyn, Crayfford, Warren, Davis, Ruffin, Eldridge, Glood, Gray, Haynes, Norwood, Sledge, and many more. prev owner's address label on ffep, prev owner stamped on the ffep, some... View more info

Colonel Amasa Turner: The Gentleman from Lavaca and Other Captains at San Jacinto

By: Boethel, Paul C.

Price: $121.13

Publisher: Austin, TX, Von Boeckmann-Jones Co.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038359

Condition: Very Good


(8), 168 pp, aqua cloth covered boards w/black lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep, grey dj w/black lettering & illustration on the front panel & spine The book contains the incidents and accounts of General Sam Houston, Governor James Robinson, Captains Moseley Baker and Richard Roman, Dr. John H. Bowers, and Judge David Murphree. Interwoven throughout is the story of Colonel Amasa Turner and his family. they left their foot prints at Gal;vest... View more info

Family Ties : Volume II : Old Letters

By: Bratton, Grissom, Harwell, Moore

Price: $63.75

Publisher: Oxford, MS, Skipwith Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. 1982: 1982

Seller ID: 029712

Condition: Very Good-


235 pp, red SC wraps w/black lettering. some of the family letters are from these names : Head, McKinny, Starr, Fox, Childress, Huston, McCleskey, Cannon, Nelson, Craig, Wells, Coffey, Alexander, Spence, Inman, Gardmer-Seg;er. Hill, Short, Morrow, Kinard and many others. The book containa a collection of family letters from some of these family names. View more info

A Student's Guide to Italian American Genealogy

By: Brockman, Terra Castiglia

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Phoenix, AZ, Oryx Press: 1996

Seller ID: 036224

ISBN: 089774974X

Condition: Near Fine


168 pp. glossy pink boards w/green-dark brown lettering w/color pictorial front & rear panel. Book from the Oryx American Family Tree Series. The book provides information on researching Italian ancestry and lists resources and references. A step-by-step guide to genealogical reserach for students of Italian descent or those interested in Italian Americans. View more info

Pike's Peak Pioneers

By: Brunk, Ivan W.

Price: $9.31

Publisher: Colorado Springs, CO, Pulpit Rock Press: 1993

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 034580

ISBN: 0962400807

Condition: Very Good


96 pp, glossy wht SC wraps w/green illustrated front panel. The booklet provides a history of the little-known settlements on the east face of America's best-known mountain. The booklet provides a history of some of the early settlements in the area such as: Minnehaha, Ruxton Park, Manitou Springs. and others. It also lists brief history of some of the land claim settlers. View more info

Olde Mecklenburg Genealogical Society Surname Index

By: Bull, Jennifer A.

Price: $12.71

Publisher: Charlotte, NC, Olde Mecklenburg Genealogical Society: 1992

Seller ID: 049812

Condition: Near Fine


90 pp, dark green SC wraps w/black lettering & deco on the front cover. The Olde Mecklenburg Genealogical Society compiled a list of surnames being researched by its members. This book contains the results of this effort - over 2,400 surnames from approximately 200 submitters. View more info

A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Colonial Gentry - Volume II

By: Burke, Sir Bernard C.B., LL.D Ulster King of Arms and edited by Burke, Ashworth P.

Price: $97.71

Publisher: London, England, Harrison & Sons: 1895

Seller ID: 050471

Condition: Very Good


iii, xvii to xxiii, 401 to 876 pp, [16], red leatherette beveled edge pebbled finish boards w/blind stamped border on front & rear boards w/gilt emblem on front & same emblem blind stamped on rear cover, gilt lettering on the spine, TEG (top edge gilt), dark grey cooked endpapers. Volume II only. pages svii to xxiii continue the corrigenda of volume 1, pages 863 through 876 contain the index for volumes 1 and 2. The last 16 pages contain a list of Messrs. Harrison & S... View more info