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DALLAS COUNTY CEMETERIES
| DALLAS CITY DIRECTORIES | COUNTY DIRECTORY | IMAGES
LANDMARKS | MAPS | MARRIAGE/DIVORCE INDEX, 1862-1950 >> ( A thru L) ( M thru Z)
OBITUARY INDEX, 1862-1950
| OBITUARIES/MORTUARY REPORTS | TOWNS AND VILLAGES
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WM. S. ADAIR COLUMNS:

List of Transcribed columns




Indices to Adair columns
appearing in
The Dallas Morning News:
1920-1925 , 1926-1933





Wm. S. Adair Obituary




ADVERTISEMENTS:

Part 1 | Part 2

Part 3




ANNIVERSARIES




BIOGRAPHIES

The Life and Times of
LIZZIE HANDLEY

MADAME ANNIE WILSON:
"The Wickedest Woman in Dallas"

Georgia DeBeck/Carlin:
Dallas Madame

List of Biographies



   BIRTHS/BIRTHDAYS:


1887-1889 (INDEX)

July-December 1903

Index of Parents, 1903

Jan-October 1904

Index of Parents, 1904

1905 | 1906 | 1907

1909 | 1912 | 1919

1920 | 1922 | 1923

1924

Related Articles



CEMETERY ARTICLES/LINKS:

DALLAS COUNTY CEMETERIES

Catholic Cemetery



Cochran Chapel Cemetery



Colored (Freedmans') Cemetery



Crown Hill Cemetery History (LINK)



"The Old Dallas Burial Ground"


(plat map)

Related articles



Evergreen Cemetery



Floyd-Taylor Cemetery (Lancaster)



Haught (Slapfoot) Cemetery, Mesquite



Lagow Settlement Cemetery



Lincoln Memorial Cemetery



Oak Cliff Cemetery



Oakland Cemetery


( Map showing lot numbers)

(Photos)



Old City (Masonic)
Cemetery



Old Pleasant Mound "Public" Cemetery



Potter Cemetery, Mesquite



Potter's Field/Pauper Cemeteries



Restland Memorial Cemetery



Routh Cemetery photos
(Plano)



Spring Creek Cemetery



Trinity/Greenwood Cemetery



Unidentified Cemeteries



Webb Chapel Cemetery Association (LINK)



PAUPER-RELATED ARTICLES


Allen Wheatley's
Dallas County Cemetery Photos/
(LINK)

Gloria Mayfield's Cemeteries of Dallas County, Texas (LINK)

Texas Tombstone
Transcription Project

(Dallas County)(LINK)

Local Cemeteries:
( in general )
"
Cemeteries of the City... " (1904)



CEMETERY LOCATIONS:

(Links to Maps)



CEMETERY SURVEYS:

Anderson Family
Cemetery Survey

(Garland)



Albert Carver Cemetery



Beeman Cemetery Survey



Beeman Memorial Cemetery
Marker Photos



Beeman Memorial Cemetery Map, 1945



Cottonwood Cemetery



Cox Cemetery



Dallas City Cemetery
(Pauper Cemetery):
Interments "A thru L"

Interments"M thru Z"
and "Unknown"




Elmwood (Piedmont Baptist Church) Cemetery

(Dallas)



W. A. Ferris Cemetery



W. W. Glover Cemetery



King's Daughters
(at Greenwood Cemetery)



Lagow Cemetery



Old Letot Cemetery Survey



Lumley Cemetery Survey
at Lawson (Mesquite)



Lyons Cemetery
(Sunnyvale)



McCree Cemetery



Z. Motley Cemetery



Myers Graves #1
(Garland)



L. Butler Nelson Memorial Park Cemetery



(Beaty)"Old" Oak Cliff Cemetery
 (LINK)



Oak Cliff Cemetery
 (LINK)



Old Pleasant Mound
"Public" Cemetery



Overton Cemetery Survey



Pleasant Mound Cemetery
(Partial) ( Map )



Pleasant Valley
Cemetery 
(History)



(Partial) List of Burials in
Trinity Farm/El Rancho Grande
Cemetery
| Letter to Alejos



CENSUS:


Census-related Articles




CHARITIES



 
COUNTY POOR FARM/
Convalescent Home:

Poor Farm Census, 1900


Map of Poor Farm and Vicinity, 1900



THE COZY CORNER




CRIME:

Reconstruction Era:

1867-68

Fugitives from Justice:

1878    1891

Outlaws:

Belle Starr
Sam Bass

Crime-related articles



DAILY EVENTS:

1904 | 1912 | 1919

1920 | 1921 | 1927

1935



DALLAS CITY
DIRECTORIES:

1875:
(A thru Z)

1878-79:
(A thru L) (M thru Z)

1884-85:
(A thru L) (M thru Z)

1886-87:
(A thru L) (M thru Z)

1891-92:
Morrison and Fourmy's
Dallas City Directory
(LINK)
1. Click on link
"free GENEALOGY library"
near the top of the page.
2. Click on link "MISC Books"
near the top of the new page.
3. Click on words
"TX, TEXAS, DALLAS CO"
in window to highlight them,
and click on"SEARCH" button.
5. Select portion of 1891-92
directory desired and
click on "SEARCH" button.


1901:
Worley's Dallas City Directory

(Alphabetical Listings Section)


Worley's Dallas City
Street Directory, 1901


1910:
Worley's Dallas City Directory

(Alphabetical Listings Section)


Worley's Dallas Business Directory, 1910


1911:
Worley's Dallas City
Street Directory

Directory-related articles



 

 

DALLAS COUNTY
DIRECTORY, 1881-82:

 

Carrollton  Cedar Hill   Duck Creek  Eagle Ford  Farmers' Branch  Farmers & Others  Grand Prairie   Haught's Store  Hutchins   Jimtown  Lancaster  Letot  Lisbon  Mesquite  Pleasant Valley  Richardson  Scyene   Seago Post Office  Sower's Store  Sprowles  Trinity Mills

 

 


 


ETHNIC:
African-American
British
Canadians

Chinese
French

German
Greek

Irish
Japanese

Jewish
Middle Easterners

Scandinavian
(Danes, Norwegians & Swedes)
Scottish
Swiss

 

 


 


FUNERAL DIRECTORS:

 

 

1881-82, 1889-90, 1901, 1904, 1911, 1920, 1927, 1931, 1933-34, 1938, 1940, 1947-48

 

 

Related Articles

 

 


 


HEALTH-RELATED

 

 


 


 HOSPITALS
Bradford Memorial Hospital
Dallas Baby camp
(Original) City Hospital
City Hospital:
(Maple & Oak Lawn)
The Dallas Sanitarium

St. Paul's Sanitarium
Samuell Clinic

Suburban Hospital
Union Hospital
Woodlawn Hospital

 

 


 


IMAGES
(on separate page)

 

 


 


 IMMIGRATION/
NATURALIZATION:
news articles, 1887-1894
(List of Immigrants
contained in above articles)

 

 


 


INSANITY CASES
(INDEX)

Related article, 1896

 

 


 

 

LANDMARKS:

 

 

1860-1874

 

 

1875-1888

 

 

Landmarks,
January-March 1889

General Index

 

 

Landmarks,
July-December 1889

General Index

1890
1891

1892-1895
1896-1900
1901-1902
1903

1904-1910
1911-1915
1916-1920
1921-1924

1925
1926-1930
1931-1940
1941-1945

 

 

List of Landmarks

City Designated Landmark Structures (LINK)

BUCKNER ORPHANS' HOME
:
1897 Fire

Buckner Orphanage Residents at State Fair Photo, ca. 1900
(Courtesy of Virginia
Freeman Taylor)

 

 

Buckner Orphanage Residents Photos, circa 1900
(Courtesy of Virginia
Freeman Taylor)

 

 

"The First Cabin," by Tom Gooch (1936)

 

 

Grigsby Land Claim Case

 

 

"Overton House Has
Romantic Story..."
(1928)

Map showing Overton
residence & vicinity
(1900)

 

 

West Dallas Squatters Camp, 1930's

 

 

"The Queerest House
in Dallas County"
(1922)
(Dallas Salesmanship Club Camp at Bachman's Lake)

 

 


 

 

MAPS
(on separate page)

 

 


 

 

MARRIAGES/DIVORCES:
(Related article)

 

 

Marriage/Divorce Index, 1862-1950:
(A thru L) (M thru Z)

 

 


 

 


MEMORIAL AND
BIOGRAPHICAL
HISTORY of DALLAS
COUNTY, 1892

(on separate page)

 

 


 


 

MIGRATIONS:
1887  (INDEX)
1889 (Jan-March; July-December) (INDEX)
1890 (INDEX)
1894
1854 Wagon Train: Kentucky to Northeast Dallas County
 
"Vickery Woman Has Lived in Same House for Past Fifty-Three Years; Came to Texas in Covered Wagon From Kentucky in 1869 With Husband and 18-Month-Old Baby" (1925)

 

 


 

 

 

MILITARY-RELATED
ARTICLES

 

 


 

 

 
MISCELLANEOUS
ARTICLES:
(Part 1) (Part 2)
(Part 3) (Part 4)
(Part 5) (Part 6)

 

 

"What About This Flapper Generation?..." (1926)

 

 

Dallas Area Dairies,
1920, 1927 & 1933

 

 


 

 


NEWSPAPERS
(Dallas County microfilms held by Dallas Public Library/7th Floor

 

 


 

 


OBITUARIES/MORTUARY
REPORTS/REGISTER OF DEATHS

(located on separate page)

 

 


 

 

PARKS

 

 

 


 

 


PIONEERS

 

 


 

 

POSTMASTERS
and
POST OFFICES
of
DALLAS COUNTY,
TEXAS,
1846-1930

 

 

Related articles

 

 


 

 


RAILWAYS

 

 


 

 


RECOLLECTIONS:

 

 

(Part 1) (Part 2)

 

 

 William Wald Glover Interview (1846-1928)

 

 

"Bad Spelling Gave Little
Town Of Scyene Its Name, Pioneer Resident of County Declares; Intended to Name It After a Well-Known River of
France
" (1925)

 

 

Pioneer Farm; Memories of "Aunt Annie" Annie Martilla Glover McCarley Sims
(1883 1968)

 

 

William H. Beeman
Interview, 1902

 

 


 

 


RELICS :

 

 

Two-thirds Exchange Certificate...receipt for exchange of old CSA notes for the new issue....at Confederate States Depository Office, Dallas, Texas, Oct 31, 1864
(Courtesy of Mike Thompson)

 

 

Sanger Brothers 10¢ Merchandise Scrip, circa Depression era
(Courtesy of Mike Thompson)

 

 

Dallas Bridge Company Certificate, 1872
(first iron bridge
over the Trinity)
(Courtesy of Mike Thompson)

 

 

Stoneleigh Pharmacy label, 1920's

 

 

Store Fixture Bracket, 1894

 

 


 

 


DALLAS COUNTY-RELATED
SITES
:

 

 

Dallas County
TXGenWeb Project

 

 

The Garland Landmark Society

 

 

Dallas Historical Society Message Board

 

 

Dallas Public Library:

 

 

Texas/Dallas History and Archives 7th Floor

Archives Collection

 

 

Researching the History
of a Building



 

 


 

 

RELIGION:

 

 

Early Methodism
in Dallas County,

by Rev. W. H.
("Uncle Buck") Hughes

 

 

PIONEERS RECALL DAYS LONG PASSED; MANY ATTEND CELEBRATION OF THE ANNIVERSARY OF COCHRAN'S CHAPEL...

 

 


 

REUNIONS:

Part 1 | Part 2

 

 

Fisher Station/Pleasant View Missionary Baptist Church, 1910

 

 

Harmon Newman
family reunion,

circa 1925

 

 

White Rock Campmeeting

 

 



 

ROADS
County Road Contributors,
1889

 

 


 

 

RURAL ROUTE RESIDENTS:
1903   1904

 

Related articles

 

 

 

 

SANTA LETTERS:

 

 

Santa's Letter Box, 1899

 

 

Santa's Letter Box, 1900
(Dallas County letters only)

 

 

Santa's Letter Box, 1900
(Complete Listing - Dallas
County & non-Dallas County
letters)

 

 


 

 


SCHOOLS:

 

 

1962 Rylie High School Annual
("The SHADOW") Excerpts

 

 

1966 H. Grady Spruce High School Annual ("The TIPI") Excerpts

 

 

St. Mary's College

 

 

Sunset High School
The Herd newsletter
(Class of '57 & '58)
(as archived on
June 10, 2004;
some of the links in the newsletter are dead)
Other archived issues of
The Herd located here

 

 

Sunset Alumni Association

 

 

Schools Miscellany

 

 


 

 

 

SOCIETIES

 

 

Benevolent Societies

 

 


 

 


SPORTS

 

 


 

 


STREETS

 

 

Oak Cliff and West Dallas
Street Directory, 1901:
"A" thru Dallas ave.
Dallas or Fort Worth avenue
through Hopkins

Hord through Pierce avenue
Pine through Wright avenue

 

Dallas Street Name Changes (1911)

Dallas Street Name Changes (1933-34)

 


 


TOWNS AND VILLAGES:

 

 

Breckenridge
Bug Eye
Calhoun (@ Fisher Station),
1887
 Diagram
Calhoun (@ Fisher Station),
1905
 Diagram

Carrollton
Cedar Hill
Cement City
Dallas Heights

De Soto
"Deep Ellum" (Elm St.) Directory

Duck Creek/Embree
Duncanville

Eagle Ford
East Dallas

Farmers' Branch
Garland | Garland (1892)
Gorbit/Gorbitt/Gorbet
Grand Prairie

Haught's Store
Honey Springs

Hutchins
Irving

Jim Town
Ka (Map of Ka, 1900)
Kleburg

La Reunion
Lancaster
Letot
Lisbon

Mesquite
Mesquite Tap (see Truman)
Morris
New Hope

Oak Cliff
Pleasant Mound
Pleasant Run
Possum Trot
Richardson

Rinehardt/Reinhardt
Rose Hill
Rowlett

Rylie
Sachse (Saxie)

Scyene
Seago/Seagoville
Shantytown
("Hoover Heights"/"The Camp")
Simonds

Trinity Mills
Truman

Vickery
West Dallas
Wilmer

 

 

RELATED ARTICLE

 

 


 

 


TRINITY RIVER

 

 


 

 


URBAN DEVELOPMENT :
Avion Village
Belmont Addition (1913)
(east of Greenville Ave.)
Belmont on the Hill ad (1913)
Bluff View Estates ad (1925)
Buckingham Estates Addition

Caruth Switch (1913)
Cedar Springs Place (1937)
3992 Beechwood Lane
(North Dallas) (1951)
Forest Avenue Heights (1914)
Greenville Avenue and Goodwin Street (1931)
Hollywood/Santa Monica History (LINK)
Junius Heights
La Reunion Housing Project Residents (1947-48)
Mount Auburn
(1913)
Mustang Village Residents (1947-48)
"
New East Dallas "(1926)
(White Rock Lake area)
Oak Lawn Heights ad (1926)
Stevens Park Estates (1930)
Swiss Avenue Historic District (LINK)
Texan Courts Residents (1947-48)
Vickery Place ad
(1913)
Westlake Park ad (1931)

 

 


 

 


USEFUL SEARCH TOOLS:
(LINKS)

 

 

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System

 

 

Confederate Indigent Families (Texas) Index

 

 

Confederate Pensions Search
(Texas)

 

 

Convict Record Ledgers
(1849-1954)
(LINK)

Convict Record Ledgers
Indexes
(1849-1970)

(LINK)

 

 

Dallas County ftp files:
Dallas County Births, 1926-1934

 

 

Dallas County Marriages, 1966-2002

 

 

Dallas County Divorces, 1968-2001

 

 

Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997
(requires registration
and log-in)

 

 

Dallas County Deaths,
1964 - 1984

 

 

Dallas County Tax Appraisal District Database

 

 

Texas Death Certificates, 1890-1976

 

 

Handbook of Texas Online

 

 

Social Security Death Index Database

 

 

Processed State Records
(Texas State Library)

 

 

Texas Adjutant General
Service Records, 1836-1935

 

 

Texas Archival
Resources Online

 

 

Texas Birth Records
(statewide search engine)

 

 

Texas Death Records
Database, 1964 - 1998

 

 

Texas General Land Office
Land Grant Database / Map Collection

 

 

Texas Marriage Records
(statewide search engine)

 

 

Texas Public Records
(statewide birth, marriage and death search engine)

 

 

Vietnam Casualty List (Texas)

 

 

World War I Civilian Draft Registration Database

 

 

World War II Honor List of
Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel
from: Texas

 

 

State Summary of War Casualties from World War
II for Navy, Marine Corps,
and Coast Guard Personnel from: Texas

 

 


 

 


VISITATIONS/RELATIONS:
1887 ( INDEX )
1889 (Jan-March; July-December) (INDEX)
1890 ( INDEX )

 

1898

 


 
WEATHER-RELATED

 

WHEN YOU AND I
WERE YOUNG:
(articles by Fannie Segur Foster)

 

Early Dallas Schools (1925)

 

 

Lane, Crutchfield and Norton Families/Dallas' First Post Office

 

 

West Dallas/Eagle Ford/Oak Cliff/1875 Directory

 

 

The Cole Family/Millermore

 

 

Greenwood Cemetery

 

 


 

 
 

  
  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 



 

 

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