"The Legacy"
published by the
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

June 1994

President Rusty Thomas
Vice President John Guillote
Secretary Joy Kornegay
Treasurer Barbara Valek
Newsletter Editor Sybil Chapman
Program Chairman Caroline Kibodeaux
Publicity Chairman Eugenia Newton
Ways & Means Barbara Valek
Library Chairman Bob Narvaez
Purchasing Lucille Towery

July 7th Meeting: Speaker - Mary Cooper & Topic - Making Sense of the Census

At the May meeting, LaVerne Soefje, Milam County Clerk, spoke about the use of Milam County Records for Genealogical Research with an emphases on land records. She brought several handouts to illustrate her topic. Since the courthouse buried in 1874, ownership prior to that time can be traced only if the deeds were re-recorded. Since 1874 over 9.000 probate records are on file. Also at the courthouse are records of divorces from 1899-1909 and school census records from 1909-1969. Adoptions can be traced through real estate records prior to 1930 for Milam County.

New Member: Bobbie Duffy Dykes, Rt. 1, Box 17-A, Bay City, Texas 77414

In the box: Membership list and monthly financial reports.

Between the box and the bulletin board: Four brochures from Clan Scot Society of the Americans and a list of currently and soon to be available publications regarding Clan Scot.

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