Miscellaneous Texas Newspaper Abstracts, Deaths Volume 2 [1839-1881]


This volume contains abstracts from forty-four newspapers originally published in Texas during the years 1839 through 1881. The authors have abstracted any mention of a death or implied death from death notices and obituaries; articles concerning accidents, murders, epidemics and Indian depredations; letters written to and published in the local press; and interment, mortuary and sexton reports. In addition to the numerous references to locations across Texas, the newspapers featured in this volume include hundreds of references to the states of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Louisiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Illinois, Ohio, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and New York; and to a lesser degree references to the states of Florida, Michigan, Connecticut, Maine, Indiana, Rhode Island, New Jersey and the District of Columbia. There are hundreds of references to Germany, England, Canada, Ireland, France, Mexico and Scotland; and a few references to Prussia, Italy, Switzerland, Poland, Denmark, Austria, Norway, Wales, Sweden, Bohemia and Moravia. The index contains about 4,000 names.

Michael Kelsey, Nancy Graff Floyd and Ginny Guinn Parsons

(1997), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, index, 462 pp.

ISBN: 9780788407819