"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, Texas 76567

September 1993

President – Rusty Thomas
Vice President – Gene Kornegay
Secretary – Marcy Jones
Treasurer – Francie Herring
Newsletter Editor – Sybil Chapman
Program Chairman – John Gillote
Publicity Chairman – Eugenia Newton
Ways & Means – Barbara Valek
Library Chairman – Bob Narvaez
Purchasing – Caroline Kibodeaux


At our August meeting, we had a most interesting presentation regarding the use of the Family History Center (FHC) at the Killeen Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The speaker brought several print-outs of the kinds of information on their computer system.

For our November meeting, our speaker will by Mrs. Lucille Hilliard, President of the Betty Martin Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) from Thorndale.

Our speaker at the December meeting will be Mrs. Karen Thompson, Vice-President of the Martin Wells Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas (DRT).

In the basket:

A notification from the IRS dated Aug. 25, 1993, that we meet their criteria for a non-profit organization so donations will be “deductible for Federal estate and gift tax purposes if they meet the application provisions of Code sections 2055, 2106 & 2522.”

A notice from the Texas State Genealogical Society regarding their Nov. 4-6 Annual Conference in Austin.

Two books from the Texas State Library’s circulating duplicates list that deal with Virginia Revolutionary War Soldiers.

QUERY: Callie Matthews Cross, 505 E. Main St., Denison, Texas 75020 - Surnames: Wells, Walton, Comperry. In a letter dated 8 Nov 1928 from J. B. Rolin (Roland) in Rockdale to my great-uncle, Cornelius Franklin (Frank) Wells saying, “Uncle Cricket Wells was coming to Maud, TX for a visit and to find him a place to trap.”

QUERY: Charles A. Hessler, 7329 Cap Cod Circle, Indianapolis, IN 46250 - Looking for descendants of Oscar Moody who lived in Rockdale area about 1910. Caroline Kibodeaux has already replied to his inquiry.




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