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Bibliography

The following resources are listed as possible aids for your genealogy research in this county. Many, but not all, are available through inter-library loan. Some are available only by visiting where they are presently housed. Special thanks to Robbie Giles for his help in compiling this bibliography.

McCulloch County Cemetery (Texas) collection, (1976)
A listing of names and dates found in the cemeteries of McCulloch County, Texas (undated). Cemeteries include: Brown, Gentry, Mt. Tabor, Calf Creek, Camp San Saba, Carroll Colony, Cowboy, Cox, East Sweden, Fife, Lohn, Marion, Meluin, Pear Valley, Placid, Rochelle, Stacy, Old Spiller Graveyard, Voca, West Sweden, Waldrip.
Microfilm. Lubbock, Texas: Southwest Collection, Texas Tech University, 1976.

Papers of Mrs. George Engdahl (1964)
Wife of George Engdahl, stock farmer and amateur historian near Brady, Texas, descended from Swedish immigrants who founded the community of East Sweden, Texas. Includes genealogical and scrapbook material concerning the Widen, Peterson and Engdahl families. Microfilm. Lubbock, Texas: Southwest Collection, Texas Tech University, 1969.

Family papers of Thomas Edward Spiller (1890-1972)
Papers focus on ranching and agricultural endeavors and include correspondence, financial materials, legal materials, printed and scrapbook material, newsclippings, literary productions and genealogical material. Thomas Edward Spiller was a farmer and rancher in the small community of Voca, McCulloch County, Texas. The Spiller family's ranching and farming interests have been continuous there since 1865.

Texas marriage records ; Schleicher County officials ; Cemetery and Bible records (1801-1954)
Typescript. Marriage records of Schleicher County -- Roster of county officials, Schleicher Co. -- Bible records, J. W. Yates family Bible -- Cemetery inscriptions from Kimble, Kinney, Irion, Real, Tom Green, and Mason Counties -- Texas genealogical records: Llano, Mason, McCulloch, Gillespie and Schleicher Counties -- Texas, Tarrant County cemetery records, volume 9.
Microfilm. Dallas, Tex. : Microfilm Sales & Service, [196-?]. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.

Handbook of McCulloch County history
Seagraves, Tex. :
Publisher: Pioneer Book Publishers (1976)
"Sponsored by Heart of Texas Historical Museum." Includes index.

McCulloch County burials, 1860-1985
PUBLISHER: Banner Publishing, (1985)


McCulloch County, Texas cemeteries  
PUBLISHER: The Society, (1970)
NOTES: Includes indexes.



The history of the public schools of McCulloch County, Texas ... 
Holt, Roy D.
Austin, Texas, August, (1925)
Thesis (M.A.)--University of Texas.
Subject: McCulloch County (Texas) Public schools.


 
The Robinson line : from colonial Virginia to Mercury, McCulloch County, Texas
Kirby, Jack H.
Self published (1992)
Includes copy of "This Robinson line" / E. Viola Robinson Long.


History, Mercury, McCulloch County, Texas : from 1904 to 1919
Kirby, Jack H
Self published (1991)
Narrative portions originally published in the Brady Standard, January 11-February 5, 1991. Contains newspaper extracts, various county records, photographs,and church histories (Mercury Baptist Church, Mercury Church of Christ), etc.
 


Papers, Richards, Frank "Buck" McDonald, 1869-1929
583 leaves, Includes correspondence, financial material and legal material. Bulks (1869-1921) with land titles from McCulloch County. Rancher, banker, and philanthropist. Born 1855 in Sherman, Texas. Moved to McCulloch County, Texas in 1876 and settled on a ranch near Corn Creek. Served a term and a half as Mayor of Brady, Texas, elected first president of the Brady National Bank when it was chartered in 1905. Served until his death in 1943.
 

Papers, Burkett, Nathan Boone.
1895
37 leaves, Consists of Burkett's memoirs, which he dictated to his son-in- law. Later, grandson J. W. Arnold prepared a typescript taking some liberties in the process. The original is in delicate condition. Republic of Texas pioneer, and Texas Ranger. Born October 20, 1820 near Jefferson City, Missouri. Came with his family at age nine to Texas and settled in the DeWitt Colony near Gonzales. During the Republic decade served with Captain Mathew Caldwell's Texas Ranger unit and took part in the Battle of Plum Creek (1840) and the Battle of Salado in (1842). In January, 1895, while living at Moulton, Texas, he dictated a memoir of those early days to his son-in-law, who wrote them down.


Baker Publishing Company (Fort Stockton, Tex.) Records,
1929 -1969
2,611 leaves Includes financial material, legal material and printed material pertaining to the Baker Publishing Company, land sales and leases, and oil and gas leases. Collection bulks (1929-1958) with financial material pertaining to the publishing company. Publishing company founded by Texas newspaper owner George Baker. Born in 1909, Baker owned several Texas newspapers including the Sonora, Texas, "Devil's River News" (1931-1934), and the Fort Stockton, Texas, "Pioneer" (1934-1970). Baker also served as representative to the Texas Legislature (1969-1973), and as director of the Pecos State Bank. His other Fort Stockton businesses included the Jay Chancellor Office Supply and Stockton Printing Company.


Rochelle recollections, 1886-1931
Rochelle High School, 1982


Brady, prosperity's playground, the heart of Texas.
The Brady Standard,  54 p.wwith illustrations
"Where the North, South, East and West begins. "


A History of McCulloch County, Texas
Barfoot, Jessie Laurie  
165 l p., bound : ill., maps ; 
Thesis (M. A.)--University of Texas, 1937.  

Answer to interrogatories in case no. 396, Mary C. Paschal et al., vs. Theodore Evans District Court of McCulloch County, Texas, November term, 1893 /
Meusebach, John Ottfried, 1812-1897.
Austin, Tex. :
Pemberton Press,
1964 1894
32 p. Book
 Library of American civilization ; LAC 40090.
NOTES: "Copyrighted, 1894." Testimony of John O. Meusebach concerning the German Emigration Company. Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm.

The history and development of education in McCulloch County, Texas /
Locklear, Homer
1942 book
NOTES: Typescript. Thesis (M. A.)--Hardin Simmons University, 1942. Bibliography: l. [151]-154.

 
Eighty years under the Stars and Bars, including biographical sketches of "100 Confederate soldiers I have known," information concerning the organization of the United Confederate Veterans, organization and history of Camp Ben McColloch, United Confederate Veterans, near Driftwood, Hays County, Texas.
Harwell, Thomas Fletcher, 1866-1947.
Kyle, Tex.,
1947
Book: 108 p. ports., map (on cover) 23 cm.

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