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The new settlement of Nacogdoches, situated on the
traces of an east-west Hasinai Indian trail, which after 1714 became
a part of the Old San Antonio Road, quickly developed into a trading
and smuggling center with French-controlled Louisiana.
The Municipality of Nacogdoches was given
jurisdiction over the region between the Neches and Sabine rivers.
In 1831 Nacogdoches became a political department, and in 1834 a
third department, Brazos, was added. The Department of Nacogdoches
covered most of present East Texas, extending from Anahuac and the
Trinity River in the south and west, to the Red River in the north,
and east to Louisiana.
Located on one of the principal routes of
immigration from the United States, Nacogdoches developed into a
leading entry way for Anglo immigrants, earning the title "Gateway
The area east of the Trinity River was
designated Nacogdoches County on March 17, 1836. In April 1846 the
county was further subdivided into what would eventually become all
or part of twenty other counties. In June 1837 the city of
Nacogdoches was officially incorporated with an aldermanic
Christopher Long, "NACOGDOCHES COUNTY," Handbook of Texas Online;
Publ. by the Texas State Historical Association]
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Church Histories / Records
- Website Updates:
July 2014: Family Records: Diary of Holloway L.
Power - 1850 Travels from Ala to Tex. - Transcribed by
- Jan. 2014: 1883 Pensioners
on the Roll
1890 Veterans Schedules for Melrose,
Shady Grove & Wanders Precinct
Veterans Death Roll
San Jacinto Veterans
Buried in Nacogdoches County
Old North Church
Cemetery List - surnames B-J
(1837-1881) Books A-D
Obits: Anderson, Arnold,
Barret, Blackwell, Blake, Blakey, Carter, Chancey,
Davis, Dupree, Findley, Grimes, Grissom, Haltom,
Harrington, Hewett, Hunt (2), Ingraham, Johnson,
Koonce, Lilly, Livingston, Lockhardt, Manning, Melear,
Moore, Petty, Phillips, Risinger, Ryan, Sanders,
Simpson, Sory, Spears, Spies, Strange, Teusch, Wade,
Marriage Announcements: Campbell - Evans;
Carlton - Gripon; Coats - Burrows; Crutch - Jones;
Dean - Brandley; Doughtie - Kirkpatrick; Hardeman -
Curl; Harned - Steward; Heirston - Craig; Hoe -
Handle; Howard - Price; Kunott - Kracks; Loyd -
Johnson; Mansola - Acosta; Mora - Ybarro; Rusk -
Crain; Nickerson - Scott; Pope - Perry; Raquet -
Simpson; Rogers - Ochiltree; Rohtl - Hollis; Schroeder
- Buschmeyer; Taylor - Sherrill; Voigt - Tohlen;
Weaver - Horton
Bios: Alford, Bledsoe, Boren (2),
Engledow, Griffith, Hogg, Hunter, Jennings, Kaufman,
Long (3), Menard, Moser, Ochiltree, Rusk (2),
Shindler, Smith, Starr,
History: Book of
Nacogdoches County (1927) chapters 1-7
Tramps Wanted For Safe-Blowing; Killing of Bill
McDonald; Killing of Mrs. Vawters; Given 15 Years for
Murder; Killed by Stray Shot; Man Killed Near
Nacogdoches; Killing Near Douglas; One Man Dead &
Another in Jail; Negro Charged with Killing Negro;
Husband is Held Following Wife's Death
News: Blind Woman Dies in Fire Near Nacogdoches; One
Killed and 2 Hurt in HE & WT Wreck
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