Texas Genealogy

Genealogy in Texas.

This Texas genealogy group is dedicated to helping people with researching their ancestors in Texas, offering a genealogy chatroom, Texas genealogy links and a Texas genealogy message forum.

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Latest Activity: Apr 12

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Texas Genealogy Links & Resources


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Discussion Forum

Baker, Billings, Bosworth and Kent families

Started by Tanya. Last reply by Vintage Gal Apr 12. 8 Replies

I'm related to all these and more.  They were all in Texas at one time before moving on to California and Oregon. Andrew Kent was killed at the Alamo and James Billings was killed by Indians a few years later.Some of them settled in Langtry, Texas…Continue

Tags: Kent, Bosworth, Billings, Baker

Jacob Myers

Started by Beckylouwho. Last reply by Eliz May 14, 2013. 5 Replies

I am searching for his parents. He was born 10 Feb 1827 Stoddard Co. Missouriand died 30 Mar 1886 Evant, Hamilton TX He has a son named George Melvin Myers.Continue

Tags: myers

Banister, Bowman, Calder, Kinsella and Thiell

Started by azurebluebird. Last reply by Eliz May 12, 2013. 1 Reply

I am researching Banister, Bowman, Calder, Kinsella and Thiell main in the Dallas Texas area. Continue

Tags: Thiell, Kinsella, Calder, Bowman, Banister


Started by Vicky Daviss-Mitchell. Last reply by Eliz Mar 11, 2013. 3 Replies

I am looking for Silas Dickerson after 1910: I last found him in Harrison County Texas married to a Elizabeth. I have him in 1870-1910. His parents were Charlie and Elizabeth Dickerson. I have not been able to find a Death Certificate for him, his…Continue

Tags: Dickerson

Lake Whitney and cemeteries.

Started by Brownie. Last reply by Vicky Daviss-Mitchell Jan 10, 2013. 1 Reply

Hi!  My gg grandfather, John Wilson McKissick and his wife Sarah McGary McKissick, were in a cemetery on property that is now under Lake Whitney.  Does anybody have an inkling of records of where the graves were transferred?  I have looked at Ft.…Continue

Ray "Pete" Traxler

Started by Edward Traxler. Last reply by Eliz Jul 4, 2011. 4 Replies

Ray "Pete" Traxler. 1907-1970. Was a hardened criminal, bank robber etc. Spent time in Ft Leavenworth. Robbed banks in Oklahoma in the 30's evidently. I found a ROY Traxler with the same birth and death dates in SSDI. There, it had him with a…Continue

Tags: Traxler

Banks family

Started by jan banks. Last reply by Eliz Mar 25, 2011. 12 Replies

hiI am looking for info on my ggrandfather my grandfather was Charlie Banks born Jan 2 1887 in Texas. I think his mom was Martha Frances Carson she was married to a Thomas Eledge had several kids. Then married a Banks, I think T J or Thomas but can…Continue

Tags: Banks

Texas Surnames of Hawley Portwood Waldroup & Titus

Started by Angel Hart Feb 24, 2010. 0 Replies

I am looking for the family's of the surnames of Hawley Portwood Waldroup & Titus All the above family's have come to Texas to live in one point or another in the family's history. I am related to the above family in one fashion or anotherThank…Continue

Tags: Titus, Waldroup, Portwood, Hawley

Shiloh Cem, Lavaca Co., Texas

Started by Edward Traxler. Last reply by Edward Traxler Dec 25, 2009. 1 Reply

The Winter 1984 issue of the Orangeburg German Swiss Newsletter re-printed a newspaper article on the…Continue

Tags: Reaves, Moore, Rohde, Shiloh, Traxler

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