2 edition of First settlers of Jefferson County, Texas found in the catalog.
First settlers of Jefferson County, Texas
Gifford E. White
|Statement||by Gifford White.|
|Contributions||Texas. General Land Office., Texas State Library. Archives Division.|
|LC Classifications||F392.J33 W45 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ii, 48 leaves :|
|Number of Pages||48|
|LC Control Number||84226949|
Jefferson County is a county located in the Coastal Plain or Gulf Prairie region of Southeast Texas in the United States. The Neches River forms its northeast boundary. As of the census, the population was , The United States Census estimate is , The county seat of Jefferson County is Beaumont.. The county was established in as a municipality of Congressional district: 14th. JEFFERSON, TEXAS (Marion County). Jefferson, the county seat of Marion County, is at the junction of U.S. Highway 59 and State High on Big Cypress Creek and Caddo Lake in the south central portion of the county. It was named for Thomas Jefferson when it was founded in the early s by Allen Urquhart and Daniel Alley.
Josiah Howell: Original Settler Josiah Howell, considered the first permanent settler of Oregon County, was born in Bertie County, North Carolina. His parents, Thomas Howell and Mary Daughtry were Quakers, their families originally from Virginia. It was tradition, apparently, for the Howells to pioneer from Wales to the New World, in North Carolina with. Pioneers of Dallas County. Personal Memoirs. Many names and information of citizens of Dallas co. Names are NOT indexed.. may take some time to find names. This book is first of two books, next book is CRS "History Dallas County Texas ".
This book describes the early history of Hill County, located in Texas, including the author's trip to Texas, information about the first settlers, prominent men, Native American massacres, government, and the general organization of the : A. Y. Kirkpatrick. The first settlements were in the northern part of the county in and around Warthen. Many of the early settlers were of Scotch-Irish descent arriving mainly from North Carolina. A smaller number of settlers came from Virginia. Others migrated from other Georgia counties including Burke, Wilkes and Effingham.
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A History of Jefferson County, Texas TABLE OF CONTENTS I. Southeast Texas before the Texas Revolution Early Settlers Jefferson County in the Texas Republic Early Travel Steamboats Affairs, and represented Jefferson County in the First Congress, – Another delegateFile Size: 3MB.
This book describes the early history of Hill County, located in Texas, including the author's trip to Texas, information about the first settlers, prominent men, Native American massacres, government, and the general organization of the county.
The following information was gathered by Mary & Orville Prill in the book they authored, Jefferson County Records, Volume III, pages - It was transcribed for this page by Nancy Dorwart. FIRST FAMILIES OF JEFFERSON COUNTY. IOWA GAZETTEER, Published by Bailey & Hair, Clark St., Chicago, Page - Jefferson County.
Get this from a library. First settlers of Jefferson County, Texas: from the originals in the General Land Office and the Texas State Archives, Austin, Texas. [Gifford E White; Texas. General Land Office.; Texas State Library.
Archives Division.]. Jefferson County's First Settlers Print Email Details Category: Families & Individuals Published: 05 July The first recorded settlers arrived in present-day Jefferson County in Those who established homesteads were men renowned Texas book the early history of Tennessee.
Early pioneers include. William Bradshaw: Ninian Chamberlain. The Story of Jefferson. From The Lake That Wasn't and Was and Wasn't and Is by C.
Eckhardt The story of Caddo Lake and Jefferson " In Jefferson was one of the most prosperous towns in Texas, shipping tons of cotton down Caddo Lake to the logjam, where they were transported overland a short distance to the Red River and then shipped down the Red to the.
The first known white man who set foot upon the soil of Jefferson county, was Captain George Logan, who, after the war ofsettled in what is now Hanover Township. "George Logan was born in Pennsylvania, during the revolutionary war.
His parents moving to Kentucky inGeorge being but four years old at the time. Beaumont's pride is demonstrated by its numerous restorations and a vibrant reclamation of the downtown area.
The Hotel Beaumont, the Tyrrell Historical Library, the 14 story Art Deco Jefferson County Courthouse, a beautiful Federal Building and the current restoration of the Jefferson Theater and Hotel Beaumont makes this city an example for others.
Once Texas declared it independence inMiller County (the Texas portion) was dissolved, and Clarksville (est. ) became the seat for Red River County, which encompassed the entire northeastern corner of the state.
Settlers started arriving in earnest, expelling the. JEFFERSON son County, on Interstate Highway 10 in the Coastal Plain or Gulf Prairie region of extreme southeastern Texas, is bounded by Orange County on the northeast, by Hardin County on the north, by Liberty and Chambers counties on the west, and by the Gulf of Mexico on the south.
To the east the county line is formed by the Neches River, Sabine Lake. Author of The census of the Republic of Texas, First settlers of Red River County, Texas, Texas scholastics,Land certificates from Shelby & Harrison Counties, Texas, from the originals in the General Land Office, First settlers of Lamar County, Texas, James Taylor White of Virginia and some of his descendants into Texas, The first.
Author of citizens of Texas, Character certificates in the General Land Office of Texas, The first settlers of San Augustine County, Texas, First settlers of Red River County, Texas, First settlers of Milam County, Texas, The first settlers of Jasper County, Texas, First settlers of Matagorda County, Texas, First settlers of Jefferson County, Texas.
Some of these headright grants have been published in First Settlers of the Republic of Texas: Headright Land Grants,2 vols.,Reprint. Nacogdoches, Texas: Carolyn R. Ericson, —. FHL book R2er. This includes the class grants. The Portal to Texas History has a large collection of Texas General Land Office Historic.
The territory embraced in the county was formerly included in the original counties of Jefferson and Liberty. Hardin county is at the south edge of the long-leaf pine woods of Texas, and also in the oil district.
The industrial history of the county is. HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS COMPLETE INFORMATION & SURNAME INDEX 89 Pages, Full Name Index, Soft Cover, Reprinted Adele B. Looscan TX, $ HISTORICAL POLK COUNTY, TEXAS Companies and Soldiers Organized Confederate States Army and Navy Ike Turner Camp U.C.V COMPLETE INFORMATION &.
Peters Colony & The Pioneer Settlers of Texas The first land contract agreement was signed Aug between the Texas Land and Emigration company and the Republic of Texas. This agreement was not the start of colonization. This "land company" was started by a group of businessmen from Louisville, Kentucky and London, England.
The. JEFFERSON COUNTY, TEXAS OUTSTANDING JUSTICE OF THE PEACE WARRANTS G. LAST UPDATED: 05/07/ DISCLAIMER: Jefferson County, Texas (the "County"), provides this World Wide Web (WWW) site information and services "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied.
The County does not warrant the accuracy, authority. When Jefferson County was established by an act of Jan. 6,it was specified that, at the first session of the County Court, five commissioners should be appointed to select a site for a [permanent] seat of justice and it was further directed that Court sessions should be held at Robinson's, the home of the first white settler, until the.
In Septemberthe county’s citizens went to the polls to vote for their first elected president and legislature and to approve a constitution and a referendum on annexation.
1 Residents of Jefferson County chose two signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence to represent them in the First Texas Congress. Claiborne West, the.
An informative and historical overview of Jefferson County, Missouri including three separate books on one CD which include 6 historical maps (,'s and ), plus the full Jefferson County section from the book: Goodspeed's History of Jefferson County, Missouri originally published in An important resource for.
So Jefferson County’s records will be of interest to a wide audience of genealogists. Excerpted from the important Filson Club History Quarterly, this work has transcripts of the earliest Jefferson County, Kentucky records known to exist–wills, deeds, surveys, administrations, inventories, and poll lists.
These records are a unique body of.Many descriptions place the town’s birth date inhowever, further research points to the early ’s as the first time Jefferson was mentioned as a new settlement.
Named in honor of the third President of the United States, the town appeared on an map of Bowie County.SOUTHEAST TEXAS JEFFERSON COUNTY.
There were very few settlers in the present limits of Jefferson county before The principal settlement between Liberty on the Trinity and the Sabine before the Texas revolution was the "Cow Bayou settlement." in Orange county.
These settlers were in the jurisdiction of the municipality of Liberty.