Wharton County, Texas in 1898 was located in what was called Southwest Texas. It was created on 3 April 1846 out of lands taken from Matagorda, Jackson and Colorado counties. It was named for William Harris Wharton and John Austin Wharton. In this volume you will find a number of brief sketches of the families of several persons of importance when it was written in 1898. There is also a brief history of Southwest Texas with a separate index. The biographies have their own index.
paper, 60 pp.