Category Archives: Thompson

William & Sarah Werrell: A Rich Heritage. A history of related families presented by Carrie Woolverton

Posted in Adams, Anderson, Beber, Bell, Boernor, Bonham, Brammer, Brezofski, Brit, Brown, Burrows, Burt, Carlock, Cavenee, Chancellor, Charlton, Crisp, Cutshall, Dunn, Famelos, Foster, Funk, Grieco, Guinn, Hammons, Hanna, Harbert, Hardin, Hentschel, Hisel, Holmes, Huett, Jarvis, Kaminsky, Kinch, Kuhlman, Lee, Line, Lyon, May, McLandsborough, Morgeson, Mosby, Oliver, Parker, Perkins, PLrickett, Reno, Restivo, Reveile, Roberts, Robin, Ruggles, Sain, Sanders, Shackelford, Short, Smithers, Snapp, Steinle, Stoker, Thompson, Tipton, Vanable, Werrell, Whitall, White, Wilson, Woolvderton, Worrel, Young | Comments Off on William & Sarah Werrell: A Rich Heritage. A history of related families presented by Carrie Woolverton

“20 Years Ago”–a series of articles reprinted from the Mabank Banner of the 1920s and 30s

Posted in 1941, Adams, airship, Alexander, Aley, Allison, Allred, Alphin, Anderson, Andree, Anniversary, appendicitis, Arcadia, Arizona, Armistice Day, Athens, Austin, Avant, band, bank, Banner, barber, Barfield, Barlow, Barnes, Barrett, Barry, Bartley, Baseball, basketball, Bateman, Bates, Baylor Hospital, beer, Bellonte, Blackmon, Bland, Blount, Boatwright, Bock, Boy Scouts, Bradley, bridge, Brigance, broad jump, Broker, Brooks, Brown, Bryant, budget, Burk, Cadwallader, Cain, California, Carey, Carruthers, Carter, Celina, census, Chamber of Commerce, Chamblee, Chappell, Childress, Christian Church, church, Churchwell, Clark, Claunch, Cockerell, Coleman, Coleman Gin, Collin County, commissioner, Compton, Cook, Coste, Cotton, Cotton Gin, Cotton Palace, Covey, Craft, crime, Crisp, Crockett, Dallas, Darr, Denton, Denton, diptheria, dirigible, District Judge, Downing, Drennan, Drury, Dunman Hotel, Dunn, Dupre, Durant, Dyer, Eads, Early, Eastern Star, Edgewood, Elm Grove, Eubank, F.F.A., family names, Farmers' Evening School, Fire, Fire Department, Fitzgerald, Fitzhugh, Flanagan, Flowers, Frankston, Frankston, Ft. Worth, Gardner, Garner, Gaston, Gatlin, Gentry, Gerloff, Gibbs, Gilbert, Gin, Girl Scouts, Gobbler Hill, Goens, Grant, Gray, Green, Greenville, Greer, Gregory, Griffin, Grimes, Grizzle, Groceries, Grocery, Guill, Guinn, Hale, Hall, Hamilton, Hartin, Hastings, Hebel, Henderson County, Henson, Hereford, Higginbotham, high jump, highways, highways, highways, Hill Country, Hines, Holcomb, Holland, Holt, home brew, Hooks, Hooper, Hoover, Hopkins, Huddleston, Hugo, Humphries, Hurlburt, Illinois, Irvine, jail break, James, Jennings, Johnson, Jones, Jordan, Kaufman County, Kaufman County Schools, Keeton, Kemp, Kerrville, Key, Kiker, Landes, Lester, Lewis, Lindbergh, Lindsey, Lonon, Loper, Lubbock, Mabank, Mabank Fire Department, mail, Malakoff, Mallory, Maness, Mangan, Marier, Marler, Marrietta, Masonic Lodge, Masons, Mayo, McKee, McLauchlin, Mcshan, Meredith, Merrick, Methodist church, Miles, Military Training Camp, Mineral Wells, Mitchell, Monahans, Moosberg, Morris, Muggenburg, Murphrey, Myrick, Nabors, Nash, Nesmith, New Mexico, Nixon, Norton, nursing, Odom, Odom, Orman, Orr, Osborne, Oson, P.T.A., Pate, Payne Springs, Pearson, penitentiary, Perry, Petau, Phalba, Phillips, Phoenix, Pippin, Pleasant, Pollock, post office, postmaster, Poston, Prairieville, President Hoover, Pryor, PTA, Reid, revival, Rhodes, Rice, Richardson, Riley, Robertson, Robinson, Romania, Roosevelt, Rosson, Salter, San Antonio, San Diego, Scott, Selman, Shelby County, Silverberg, Smith, South America, speech, Spence, Spikes, Splawn, Sprinkle, Standley, State Fair, Stegall, Stewart, Sudduth, Summerall, Sutton, Tagle, Tanner, Tate, Taylor, Teafateller, Teague, tennis, Texarkana, Texas, Tharp, Thomas, Thompson, Tidmore, Tindell, Tittle, Toole, Towson, track, travel, Treadwell, Tredwick, Trull, Tucker, Tynes, U. S. Navy, University of Texas, Vanderberg, Venezuela, Vocational Agriculture, Waco, Wadell, Waggoner, weather, Weedin, Westmoreland, Wheat, White Hall, Whitton, Williams, Wills Point, Wise, Wise County, Wood, Woodbine Sand, Woodward, Young | Leave a comment

The Southland newspaper devoted to the history and resources of Van Zandt County, Texas. Published c1904

Among the paper files of the Paula Davis Genealogical Library was an original undated newspaper, The Southland, Vol. XII, No. 1, which was “devoted to the history and resources of Vanzandt (sp) Co. Texas.” Since this is the 13 volume and … Continue reading

Posted in Adrian, Alexander, Allen, Andrews, Ashworth, Auten, Ayers, Bateman, Bell, Benton, Brewster, Brothers, Brown, Bundy, Burnett, Cannon, Carr, Chamblee, Cheatham, Chrestman, Clark, Collier, Collins, Constant, Cook, Cowles, Curlin, Curry, Davidson, Davis, Denman, Doudell, Douglas, Eiland, Farrell, Fie;lder, Fisher, Fitzgerald, Florence, Foster, Fox, Freeman, Fry, Gee, Germany, Gibbert, Gibbs, Gilbert, Goonight, Gray, Greer, Gunderson, Hale, Hallman, Harris, Hatton, Head, Heard, Hendley, Henry, High, Hobbs, Hockwald, Horseley, Howard, Hubbard, Hubbard, Humphries, Jennings, Jordan, Kearby, Kirby, Kuykendall, Lancaster, Lawler, Lewis, Lively, Longstreet, Lumpkin, Luster, Manning, Marchman, Martin, Matthews, Mayfield, McAdams, McBee, McCollough, McFarland, McKain, McKinnon, McMahon, Meeks, Miller, Mills, Millsaps, Moore, Murphrey, Murrey, Neil, Newburn, Nolen, Norman, Nunnally, Parsons, Peace, Persons, Phillips, Pilley, Ponder, Post, Powdrill, Price, Rast, Reed, Reynolds, Rhodes, Richardson, Riddle, Riley, Roaher, Russell, Samford, Seale, Sides, Smith, Snow, Spears, Standlee, Stanhiser, Starnes, Stuart, Sullivan, Tharp, Thompson, Thorn, Townley, Trednick, Tucker, Tull, Vermillion, Vineyard, Wallace, Watkins, Weeks, Whaley, Williams, Wingo, Wood, Wright, Yantis, Young | Comments Off on The Southland newspaper devoted to the history and resources of Van Zandt County, Texas. Published c1904

Another New Family File has been added by Marian Tillery: “The Milton Jared Tillery Civil War Journal”

Posted in Allen, Anderson, Attaway, Bann, Barker, Bayless, Beard, Beavers, Bedell, Bee, Benge, Bexar County, Black, Bonner, Boswell, Brown, Bullock, Bunyan, Burton, Callow, Calloway, Carpenter, Cay, Civil War, Clark, Cole, Collier, Confederacy, Confederate, Confederate States of America, Cosgrove, Cotton, Cox, Crawford, Crisenberry, CSA, Curtis, Ditmore, Dobbins, Duke, family names, Gaither, Gates, Geer, Gurley, Harris, Harrison County, Hart, Harwell, Henderson, Hinds, history, Holcombe, Hudson, Hummell, Hyde, Jarrott, Jefferson County, Johnson, Johnston, Jones, Keener, Kenedy, Langham, Lawrence, Lott, Lowery, Madison, Marion County, Marshall, McCain, McDonald, McDonald, McKinney, Miller, Mills, Morris, Mosher, Norris, Oden, Panola County, Parsons, Perry, Potts, Pounds, Rabb, Ragsdale, Ramsey, Reynolds, Richardson, Rielly, Rouse, Rowe, Rusk County, San Antonio, Sanfley, Sanford, Sayers, Scott, Sedberry, Sheppard, Smissen, Smith, Smith County, Starkey, Steele, Thompson, Tillery, Trosper, Twitty, Underwood, Upshur County, Vanderhuff, Vaughan, Vines, Walder, Wallace, Warwick, Wascole, Watson, Watts, Wattson, Weaver, Weems, Wharton, Williams, Williamson, Witt, Wood County, Young, Ziglar | Leave a comment

The Family Tree, compiled by Tommy Campbell

Here are 108 pages of reprints of  ”The Family Tree” which were published in The Choctaw Advocate of Choctaw County, Alabama, in the early 1980s. These were weekly genealogical related columns compiled by Tommy Campbell. They are searchable Adobe Acrobat (PDF) files.

Posted in Abbott, Adams, Allen, Anderson, Arendall, Armstrong, Barnes, Barnish, Barnwell, Batton, Bennett, Bodle, Bruister, Burton, Bynum, Byrom, Cable, Caldwell, Campbell, Carfer, Caves, Cheshire, Civil War, Clainham, Clanahan, Clark, Cleveland, Coffee County, Coffee Springs, Coppage, Coppedge, Cothran, Cox, Crankfield, Cumbie, Dail, Dauphin, Dawson, Duke, Eastis, Edwards, Elford, Elkins, England, Ezell, Farris, Fitzgerald, Flowers, Goodall, Grace, Graham, Grisham, Hagerty, Hall, Harbin, Harvey, Hatton, Helms, Hern, Herring, Herron, Holland, Holley, Holmes, Howard, Hudson, James, Jarvis, Jimmerson, Jordan, Kelley, Kent, Killion, Kirkscey, Kirksey, Kitchens, Lawrence, Lay, Lewis, Manning, Martin, Mayes, Mayfield, McCleskey, McDaniel, Mitchell, Morris, Moss, Murrell, Newsom, Noblin, Norwood, Odom, Oliver, Pait, Parker, Pate, Perry, Peterson, Phelps, Poinsett, Price, Prichett, Rambo, Reeder, Reid, Rhodes, Riley, Sanders, Schell, Seale, Sharpe, Sims, Singletary, Smith, Stephens, Stevens, Strickland, Stroud, Swisher, Taylor, Tennyson, Thompson, Tilley, Trivett, Turner, Vaughan, Vickers, Walker, Weaver, Weeks, Wilkes, Willmon, Wilson, Worthington | Comments Off on The Family Tree, compiled by Tommy Campbell

RSGS: The First 20 Years

2012 marks the 20th year for the Root Seekers Genealogical Society of Mabank, Texas. After an introductory beginner’s seminar in the summer of 1992, Jim and Corinne Robertson led the interested people in establishing RSGS in the month of September … Continue reading

Posted in Allen, Autry, Beck, Beets, Belcher, Berry, Black, Bockstruck, Bookins, Bostain, Bramblitt, Caffey, Carroll, Crabbe, Davis, Donovan, Dwinnell, Fife, Forster, Foster, Gadberry, Garner, Gildea, Goggans, Gustafson, Hancock, Harris, Heinman, Hendricks, Hill, Horne, Johnson, Jones, Kaufman County, Keltner, Kimball, King, Lee, Mabank, Markham, McKay, McKee, Miller, Monk, Morris, Napper, Neighbors, Parker, Pearcy, Pierce, Preston, Price, Rawlins, Raymond, Robertson, Robinson, Root Seekers Genealogical Society, RSGS, Sapp, Shelton, Shoecraft, Small, Sparks, Stevens, Stokes, Stratton, Terrell, Texas, Thompson, Tinsley, Todd, Townsend, Trail, Underriner, Walker, Weir, White, Wilkerson | Leave a comment

Four-Mile Lutheran Church Celebrated Its 150th Anniversary, 17 May 1998

Posted in Albert, Albertson, Allison, Amason, Anderson, Antes, Baldwin, Balesoles, Brau, Brownsboro, Camp, Dahl, Davis, Dellis, DeSelms, Dickerson, Dunn, Edom, Foss, Four Mile Cemetery, Four Mile Lutheran Church, Fredrickson, Freeman, Gunderson, Halvorsen, Hanson, Harris, Hart, Huses, Jennings, Johnson, Jones, Jordahl, Kansas, Lindsey, Loseke, Manning, Martin, McClain, McCoy, Metch, Minnesota, Mitchell, Nebraska, Neilson, Norman, Norway, O'Brien, Oldfield, Pablo, Pascall, Pearson, Pierson, Prairieville, Rand, Reece, Reierson, Rogstad, Salverson, Schroeder, Smith County, Snyder, Standridge, Still, Stout, Syvertson, Taylor, Thompson, Trednick, Tuomi, Tvede, Van Shaw, Van Zandt County, Warenskjold, Watson, Winkelvoss | Leave a comment

First Presbyterian Church of Mabank celebrated Its 100 Anniversary, 8 September 1996

Posted in Adams, Anderson, Aston, Baker, Barnett, Benson, Bland, Brooks, Burk, Cantrell, Carruthers, Carter, church, Clark, Cleveland, Coleman, Confer, Coots, Cumnock, Daniels, Davidson, Deitz, DeLong, DeLong, Dotson, Dover, Downing, Duncan, Dunn, Durham, Duty, Dwinnell, Echol, Eickel, Elam, Estes, First Presbyterian Church of Mabank, Flowers, Gilman, Groom, Guill, Hamnock, Hardin, Harris, Haws, Hearn, Hearne, Holtkamp, Hubbard, Hyde, Irvine, Jarrell, Jensen, Johnson, Jones, Junell, Kaufman County, Kennedy, Killian, Knauss, Lamb, Lawndale, Lewis, Loman, Lutter, Mabank, McKee, McLaughlin, McNeely, Miguiel, Monroe, Myrick, Odom, Olson, Orman, Owen, Padgett, Peede, Plouche, Pollan, Rader, Ray, Reid, Reynolds, Rockett, Spikes, Sutton, Taliaferro, Tate, Taylor, Teague, Texas, Thomas, Thompson, Tinsley, Trull, Waggoner, Weeden, Welsh, Whitaker, White, Whitson, Williams, Wren | Leave a comment

Newspaper Chronicles, Mabank, Texas, 1903-1938

We have reindexed the Boatwright article of “Newspaper Chronicle, Mabank, Tesas, 1903-1938.” Now it is possible to apply a “find,” enter the search word and find the item without going page by page. We consider the “find” to be reasonably … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander, Banner, Barton, Bledsoe, Boatwright, Boykin, Canton, Carruthers, Coupland, Courier, Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Cumnow, education, Ellis County, Eubank, family names, Goshen, Graham, Griffin, history, Holley, Horn, Jennings, Justice, Kaufman County, Kemp, Kerens, Lawndale, library, Mabank, Mabank Courier, Malakoff, Methodist Episcopal Church, Missionary Baptist Church, Mizell, Monitor, names, Old, Patterson, Quinlen, railroad, Rice, Schiebe, schools, Spikes, Stokes, Terry, Texas, Thompson, Tri-County Library, Urban | Leave a comment

1629 House of Burgesses, Jamestown, Virginia Plantation

Posted in Allen, author, Bagwell, Basse, Bennett, Bentley, Boyse, Brewster, Browne, Browning, Ceely, Chew, Clause, Cole, Cripps, Doe, Downman, Edlowe, English, Fawcett, Fellgate, Flint, Harris, Harwood, Hening, Hening, Jordan, Kingsmell, Kingston, Moyse, Osborne, Pagett, Palmer, Popkton, Price, Quarger, Rowlston, Savin, Sharp, Stokes, Thompson, Thoroughgood, Townsend, Tree, Utie, West, Woodward | Leave a comment