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Ella Dorcas (Deen) Roberson b. 1890 Reared By Davis Family

Dan and Ella Roberson

I always knew that my Uncle Tom Davis and Aunt Sadie raised (yes, I know it should be reared) a girl that was not their own. What I didn’t know was why or even who she was until I met Edna … Continue reading

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1937 J. Newt Scott Reunion Photo Can You ID?

1937 J. NEWT SCOTT REUNION

According to Jean LeBlanc, this photo was taken in 1937 at the J. Newt Scott Reunion held in Sidney, Texas. If you can help ID any of these people, it would be greatly appreciated!

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Lee Family In Hogtown, Desdemona, Or Hog-Demonia!

COLUMBUS ADDISON LEE FAMILY

You might remember that I wrote about the problems of Columbus Addison Lee in Comanche County a few months back.  Although Lee became a part of the community, when times were hard, the locals just could not get past the … Continue reading

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Genealogists To Attend Genealogypalooza May 17

OLD TEXAS GENERAL LAND OFFICE

Sent to United from Janella Hendon of Dublin, Texas Hello from the Texas General Land Office Archives, The Texas General Land Office and Texas State Genealogical Society are partnering together to bring Texas genealogists the very first Genealogypalooza on Saturday, … Continue reading

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A DIY Legacy For Your Children

JONES FAMILY BOOK

I have to confess that I love the G word, genealogy, that is. I love it because to me it simply means family stories, and who doesn’t love stories of any kind? However, a few years ago I woke up … Continue reading

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Recreating Grandma’s Wall-Super Easy DIY

RECREATING GRANDMA'S WALL

I absolutely love family photos, love, love, love, them! However, I don’t really like the thought of family photos all over my walls. No, you have to be really, really special or really, really old to make the wall here … Continue reading

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Kerleys Find New Family Member In Quest For Info

Michael Kerley

Has there ever been a tool as great as the net for finding info as well as people? Rickey and I have met many “long lost” family members who have found us just that way. We recently found two more … Continue reading

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The 1941 Comanche Indians Share Their Memories!

COMANCHE INDIAN FOOTBALL TEAM

Dan Waggoner wrote the following in 1991 at a Comanche Indian reunion, and it was printed in the Comanche Chief. When Missy Jones brought me a copy, I just had to share it with you. It is long and a … Continue reading

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A Study On Analyzing Old Photographs

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Mark you April Calendar for April 20, 2013 – lots of good things happening!! Our own genealogy and photography expert, Tom Rogers, has agreed to present a power point program on Analyzing Old Photographs. This has been a much requested … Continue reading

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Our Memories From Upshur County, Texas

JOE POOL

The Grandparents Of Paul Morrison Pool The following was written by Sheila Kee Pool, Gilmer, Texas. James Nelson came to Texas in 1883. He went to work in the Double Springs Community (now called Rosewood) just 9 miles west of … Continue reading

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Leaving Some Type Of Legacy For Our Kids

MOM

For obvious reasons, I don’t watch a lot of daytime television…I just don’t have the time to do that; however, this morning the set was on, and when I heard Andrea Schroder talking about allowing ourselves to destress (Heaven knows … Continue reading

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Genealogists Mark Calendars For October 20, 2012

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Janella Hendon, President of the Erath County Genealogical Society, has announced a club meeting to be held on October 20, 2012, in the Dublin Public Library at 2:00 p.m. This month’s program will be “The History and Purpose of the … Continue reading

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Genealogy Texas Style As Graves Are Identified

DELMA WALTERS

I’ve told you before that people all over the country owe a huge debt of gratitude to the Comanche County Genealogy Society, but this past week when I caught up with Delma Walters pouring over records, I remembered that it … Continue reading

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A Child Is Lost On The Texas Frontier – Eye Witness Account

Monument erected where the child was found

Monument erected where the child was found The story of what history calls The Lost Child is one that continues to resonate with men and women alike each and every time it is told. I’ve been fascinated as well as … Continue reading

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Erath County Genealogical Society Work Day

At the Library

This is our regular work day meeting – July 21 – at 2 p.m. at the Dublin Public Library. Since Sandra has more help than usual and did not need us, we have planned a work day where we can … Continue reading

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German Texas Heritage Society

GERMAN HERITAGE

Liebe Freunde, If you were trying to get in touch with us through our website recently, you probably had no luck. We apologize for this inconvenience as we have been rebuilding, and are happy to tell you it’s back on-line! … Continue reading

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Tracing The Loudermilks From Germany To Texas

Walter Henry Loudermilk and Mintie Caroline Wilson

The Loudermilk name has been a part of Comanche County, Texas history since the mid-1800s when family members began to arrive in De Leon, Texas. To fully understand the evolution of the family, one must begin in the year 1640 in … Continue reading

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Need Help With Your Genealogical Roots?

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It is no secret that Anna Thompson embraces her German roots. She also loves to help others with their own research. Dublin, Texas’  Janella Hendon also stands ready to help those who are on the genealogical hunt. If you have … Continue reading

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German-Texan Heritage Society To Meet

GERMAN REUNION

The following was submitted to us by Janella Hendon and Anna Thompson. If you have German roots, you just might be very interested.

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I Remember My Aunt Vesta

Aunt Vesta holding one-day-old Mandy

Aunt Vesta holding one-day-old Mandy   My Aunt Vesta wasn’t anybody “special” in the eyes of the world. She wasn’t even sort of beautiful, she didn’t have any money, and she wasn’t a member of any of the social clubs, … Continue reading

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