"The Legacy"
published by
Milam County (Texas) Genealogical Society
Rockdale, Texas


The Legacy

The Newsletter of the Milam County Genealogical Society

c/o Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library
201 Ackerman St.
Rockdale, TX 76567

November 1992

Those of us who attended the DAR workshop learned a great deal of specific information. For those who missed, I would like to pass along a bit of information that may be helpful. The lecturer informed us that the 1890 Ellis County, Texas census survived and that it shows relationships. Also, the DAR has a Lineage Research kit that may be ordered for $6.00. The address is 1776 D St., NW, Washington, DC 20006.

In the September/October Everton's Genealogical Helper on page 101 there is an inquiry by Flora M. Schmidt of 1330 W. Winnipeg, San Antonio, 78225 seeking information on Thomas J. Scott, born May 1891 in Rockdale. His parents were Jeff and Mary Scott. He entered the infantry in September 1917 in Houston and was discharged from Camp Travis, Texas in June of 1919. Do any of our members know anything about the Scott family?

What's new at the Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library?

BOOKS

(*) = Donated by the Martin Wells Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas

MICROFICHE

American Genealogical Lending Library listings on microfiche of materials that can be borrowed or purchased from them along with their newsletter, PasTime.

COMPUTER SOFTWARE

Family Tree Maker Version 2.0 has been loaded on one of the computers at the library and is available for our use. A formatted disk is needed to save work on. A formatted disk may be purchased at the library if you do not have one. A printer should soon be connected to this computer so that you may print out your information.

VOLUNTEERS NEDED AT LIBRARY

QUERY: Jane Dozier, 3709 Tanner Dr., Midland, Texas 79703 is research Thomas F. Story and would like the name of his first wife whom he married ca. 1858 in Milam County, she believes. They had twins, Manorah and Eudora born May 22, 1859 in Milam County. No mother is listed in 1860 census for Milam County. She needs relatives of Manorah.

RESEARCH TIP: Write to the Embassy of Canada, 501 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20001 for the booklet titled Borrowing Microfilm from the National Archives of Canada.

Our next meeting is December 10, 1992.




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