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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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- Website Updates:
Nov 2014: Cem: Cold
Spring Cemetery - Submitted by Lana
2014: Obit: CHANCEY; Obit: JOINER - Submitted by Shirley Joiner;
Mil: WW2 Honor Roll; 1914 County
2014: PETTY memories - submitted by
Lana Petty; Additional
burials in Old North Cemetery - ABBOTT, BYRD, DAVIS,
FRAILEY, HALTOM, GOSSAGE, LEGG, MAST, MILLS, PETTY,
POWERS, RISINGER, and STEWART- Submitted by Lana
Petty; Mil: October 1918 Army
Casualties - Submitted by Rose Stout
2014: Family Records: Diary of Holloway
L. Power - 1850 Travels from Ala to Tex. - Transcribed
by Lana Perry
2014: 1883 Pensioners on the Roll; 1890
Veterans Schedules for Melrose, Shady Grove &
Wanders Precinct; 1847 Census; Veterans Death Roll;
San Jacinto Veterans Buried in Nacogdoches County; Old
North Church Cemetery List - surnames B-J; Marriage
Records (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, Whitaker; 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, Walker 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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