The History of Van Zandt County, Texas



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- Braman's information about Texas, Van Zandt County was created from Henderson County, Ma , and organized during the same year. It was named for Isaac Van Zandt. Originally the county contained about seventeen hundred square miles, but its present area is but , with an estimated population for of 32, The library of genealogy and Local History for Van Zandt County Texas located in Canton Texas Genealogy and local history library operated by the Van Zandt County Genealogical Society. Monthly meetings of the Van Zandt County Genealogical Society are held at 2 p.m. on the 4th Saturday at the Van Zandt Public Library, 1st Monday Lane (Hwy. ), in Canton, Texas. Van Zandt County, Texas: | | | |Van Zandt County|, ||Texas|| | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available. Tour this historical parkway eastward point by point from Wills Point to Sand Flat in Van Zandt County, Texas. 1. The tour starts at the junction of HWY64 and CR in Wills Point, just south of US The founders of Wills Point first settled here in and the County Seat War took place in along this part of the Dallas-Shreveport Road. 2.

In fact, in some parts of Texas the Justice of the Peace was the only form of the law, making for interesting folklore throughout the state's rich history. The Judges (Precincts 1,2,3, & 4) are elected to a four year term of office by the voters residing in that precinct. Texas (Van Zandt County), Van — — The Free State of Van Zandt — Pioneer nickname appropriate to this area’s many freedoms–particularly from want and fear. (Food was obtained with little effort; and although the Indians fought white men here as late as , the settlers by slept in . Money On Books - Van Zandt County TX Detention Center,, Van Zandt County, Texas. Van Zandt County TX Detention Center allows friends and families to deposit money in Inmate’s book accounts through several ways. Deposit fees varies and so does the time, contact the Van Zandt County TX Detention Center for the inmate’s ID number. A listing of Football in a Van Zandt County, Texas. Books. Texas Books Texas Childrens Books - page 1 Texas Childrens Books - page 2 Texas Childrens Texas Historical Sites Texas Documents U.S. Documents Oil Patch Tales Today in Texas History Texas Quotes Genealogy. Crafts. Texas Crafts Quilts. Food. Chuck Wagon Texas Bob Eats.

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This book gives an overview of the history of Van Zandt County starting with a discussion of the Louisiana Purchase and the early history of the area before the county was : Wentworth Manning.

The History of Van Zandt County, Texas Hardcover – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, January 1, "Please retry" — — — Hardcover — The Amazon Book ReviewFormat: Hardcover.

A bit dated and doesn't include a lot of communities, but an excellent source on early Van Zandt County. Of particular interest is the chapter on Indian Life by Mr.

Wilson. He was my great uncle and his collection of Indian artifacts ended up at the Buckhorn Saloon in San Antonio--alas. They didn't keep records of acquisitions that far back/5(2).

Van Zandt County Texas, Histories and biographies, Other Titles: Van Zandt County, Texas, histories and biographies, Van Zandt County, Texas, histories, biographies, Van Zandt County, Texas: Responsibility: by the Van Zandt County History Book Committee ; sponsored by the Van Zandt County Genealogical Society.

Van Zandt County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas, in the northeastern part of the state. Its county seat is Canton. The county is named for Isaac Van Zandt (), a member of the Congress of the Republic of Texas. Seller Inventory # ec Book (Print/Paper) Publication: Des Moines: Engraved and printed by The Homestead Co.

Van Zandt County (Tex.) -- History. Printed books -- 20th century -- United States -- Iowa -- Des Moines -- Specimens TX Portal to Texas History | OK Gateway to Oklahoma History.

Special Collections Finding Aids Special Collections Exhibits UNT Press. "Early Obituaries and Death Notices of Van Zandt County, Vol. V, transcribed and typed by members of the society and compiled by Sibyl Creasey, this book contains obituaries and death notices from all the county newspapers that are available on microfilm.

The years covered are from to Van Zandt County, Texas History. 1, likes 24 talking about this. Please help me keep alive the history of Van Zandt County, Texas.

Message me any pictures, stories or history you would like to. Van Zandt County Marriage Book 1, Sibyl Creasey T. Reid: The History of Van Zandt County Zandt County Marriage Records, Carol Randall: Van Zandt County Marriage Records, Carol Randall: Van Zandt County Marriage Book 2, Sibyl Creasey T.

Reid Elnora Cook-Wyrick. Tour this historical parkway eastward point by point from Wills Point to Sand Flat in Van Zandt County, Texas. The tour starts at the junction of HWY64 and CR in Wills Point, just south of US The founders of Wills Point first settled here in and the County Seat War took place in along this part of the Dallas-Shreveport Road.

Van Zandt County Texas Histories and Biographies Volume II - A Sequel to Volume I Hardcover – January 1, by Ruth Mara McGee (Author), Van Zant History Book Committee (Author) See all formats and editions. According to the book "The History of Hardeman County, Tennessee" by The Hardeman County Genealogy Society, it states that in James Samuel and Elizabeth Ann Pirtle with their children, moved from Hardeman County, Tennessee to Canton, Van Zandt County, Texas.

Grand Saline History Dates Back to '80s Salt Was Made There In Crude Way Before Civil War By Mrs. Miller Since all eyes are turned on Van Zandt County at this time, it is my intention to give a brief review of the early happenings in the town of Grand Saline. Check out our article on the Heritage Park in Edgewood, in the Preservation pages (click on the top row of this site).

As a teaching resource and tourist attraction, the Park is a tremendous resource for Van Zandt County, with over 20 historic buildings (original and rebuilt) creating a rural Texas village of the late s and early s.

Van Zandt County. Library of Genealogy and Local History. Family Histories. Note: This is a work in progress (adding names found within the book). NAME OF BOOK - AUTHOR - Some names found within the book. List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, Van Zandt County, Texas (Source: Internet Archive) Civil War.

Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War Van Zandt County (Source: FamilySearch) World War I. World War I Draft Registration Cards, Van Zandt County (Source: Explore Ancestry for free) ($).

William Samuel Mills, History of Van Zandt County (Canton, Texas, ). Van Zandt County History Book Committee, History of Van Zandt County (Dallas, ). Places: Communities The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Diana J. Library of Genealogy and Local History County Courthouse Annex, Suite (East End of Building) P O Box Canton, Texas The Van Zandt County Historical Commission, Van Zandt County Officials.

Van Zandt Co. Communities by Lynda Rollins. Canton by Linda Brown. The pages are clean and appear to be unmarked although with a book of this size I could have missed a mark or Rating: % positive. One story of how the Free State of Van Zandt came to be originates with the county's formation.

InHenderson County was split into three counties: Kaufman, Van Zandt, and what remained as Henderson County. Henderson County had been deeply in debt, yet the new Van Zandt County was founded without any obligations.

Some history of Van Zandt County by Manning, Wentworth. Publication date Publisher Des Moines, The Homestead co Collection allen_county; americana Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Contributor Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center Language English Volume 1.

16 Notes. Photo copied book. Irregular pagination. No table-of-contents. Without a doubt (Margaret Hall states in her book History of Van Zandt County,) salt was the major wartime county industry.

But who directed operations those four years is unclear. To convey the brine from the well to the furnace or kettles Richardson built a pipe by boring sweet gum logs from 10 to 16 feet and pinned them together to make a.

Van Zandt County Texas. Van Zandt County was established by the legislature in from part of Henderson County and named for Republic of Texas leader Isaac Van Zandt.

Sabine Lake (Jordan's Saline) was named the county seat, a crude log courthouse was built, and court was held for the first time in December Some History of Van Zandt County, ; reprinted,by Wentworth Manning. Digital book online from the Portal to Texas History. A History of Van Zandt County, by Margaret Elizabeth Hall.

History of Van Zandt County,by William Samuel Mills. History of Van Zandt County,by the Van Zandt County History Book Committee. Red Hill, TX (Van Zandt County). Red Hill was a rural community in southeastern Van Zandt County twenty miles southeast of Canton and one mile north of State Highway It was settled by the family of John Piles, who obtained a land grant in and was one of the county's first taxpayers.

Van Zandt County Library of Genealogy & Local History, Van Zandt County Courthouse Annex Bldg., Canton, TX Van Zandt Co. Records Available on Microfilm () Texas State Library and Archives Commission, P.O.

BoxAustin, TX Elwood is near Farm Road 47 thirteen miles northwest of Canton in northwestern Van Zandt County. Its Baptist church was started as early as The name Elwood was formed by a combination of the nearby Ellis Chapel and Woodall schools inwhen the local church moved and became known as the Elwood church.

Colfax is an unincorporated populated place in Van Zandt County, Texas, United States. It is located at the headspring of the Neches River. History.

The settlement was originally named "Cold Water", and began as a log house which was used for religious services.

An early settler, Elisha Tunnell, erected a church at that location known as "Tunnell's Chapel". History: Caddo tribes, reduced by epidemics before settlers ees settled in the s; removed in under policies of Republic President Lamar; Anglo-American settlement followed.

County named for Republic leader Isaac Van Zandt; created from Henderson County inorganized the same year. Board was twelve miles northeast of Canton in northeastern Van Zandt County.

When resident Jim Board met with the county judge and others to establish a local school on land donated by early settlers, the school was named in his honor. Enrollment reached twenty-six in. Van Zandt County Courthouse County Clerk – Charlotte Bledsoe E. Dallas St., Room Canton TX, Phone: Fax: Van Zandt County Government website.

History. Van Zandt County History from the Handbook of Texas Online. Some History of Van Zandt County, ; reprinted, by Wentworth Manning.Bethel, TX (Van Zandt County) Diana J.

Kleiner General Entry Bethel, near Farm Road eight miles southwest of Canton in southwest Van Zandt County, dates to Octowhen William F. Palmer and his wife deeded acreage for a Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and a cemetery nine miles southwest of Canton.Get this from a library!

Some history of Van Zandt County. [Wentworth Manning] -- A reference book of some history of Van Zandt County, Texas.