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2 edition of Wise County history found in the catalog.

Wise County history

Wise County Historical Survey Committee.

Wise County history

a link with the past

by Wise County Historical Survey Committee.

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Published by Nortex Press in [Decatur, Tex.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wise County (Tex.)
    • Subjects:
    • Wise County (Tex.) -- History.,
    • Wise County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title: History of Wise County.

      Other titlesHistory of Wise County.
      StatementWise County Historical Survey Committee ; Rosalie Gregg, editor.
      ContributionsGregg, Rosalie, 1920-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF392.W8 W57 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 515 p. :
      Number of Pages515
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5437322M
      ISBN 100890150761
      LC Control Number73085955

      Early history of Wise County, Virginia. [Hugh L Sulfridge] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>, bgn:Microform\/a> ;. Genre/Form: History: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Wise County Historical Society (Wise County, Va.) OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title.

      Volume I: Includes Wise County history, churches, schools, communities & towns, cemeteries, photos, family histories, and more. pages, no index. Volume II. Wise County History. Wise County was formed from Lee, Russell and Scott Counties in Named after Henry A. Wise, the Governor of Virginia at the time. The first white explorers to have reached present-day Wise county are said to have been Thomas Walker and Christopher Gist, both in

      "A New History of Parker County -- " Jno S. Grace and R.B. Jones, reprint by the Parker Co. Historical Commission of original history book of Personal accounts of county history beginning in and with a brief history prior to that date. A Narrative History Of Wise County Virginia. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the A Narrative History Of Wise County Virginia, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of ore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book.


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Wise County, Texas Some Family Pictures and History. Click Here to go to Family Histories in the pages of the book Alvord Centennial The First Years Mrs. Bat Millhollon - First Burial at Decatur's Oaklawn Cemetery A paper by Alton Cook Click on title above to read paper and to see pictures and suporting documents.

History of Wise County, Virginia Hardcover – January 1, by Luther F. Addington (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — $ Hardcover from $ Author: Luther F.

Addington. The history of white settlement in Wise County began with Sam Woody, who moved to Deep Creek (then in Cooke County) in His original log cabin remains as a historic site. Many other settlers, eager to take advantage of the state preemption grants of.

This is a great book for anyone who wants a comprehensive history of Wise County, Texas and its early pioneer families. However, there was not a hint in the description or reviews that this was not Wise County, Virginia.

I did enjoy the book because it is a valuable snapshot of a time in the history of our country but I will be gifting it to 5/5(1).

Pioneer History of Wise County: From Red Men to Railroads--Twenty Years of Intrepid History by Wise County Old Settlers' Association, first published inis a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world.

This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and. Rich in the history and lore of Wise County, this easy-to-read volume is informal and anecdotal. Beginning with early exploration by Captain Christopher Gist and Dr.

Thomas Walker, the author concludes with a chapter titled “Newspapers and Radio Stations.” The chapters between are filled with great variety––from Indians and early settlers to teachers, schools, railroads, courthouses.

rows  Wise County, Texas History of Town & Family Histories. Click here to go back to the. Wise County Historical Society was established in August of as a result of a small group of 14 individuals meeting in the cafeteria of the Wise Appalachian Regional Hospital in Wise to discuss the possibility of publishing a book on our county and city heritage.

The Wise County Heritage Museum is located at South Trinity Street in Decatur Texas. Today the museum is alive with the activity of preserving Wise County's past. The museum is the headquarters for the Wise County Historical Commission and the Wise County Historical Society, Inc.

Together they educate citizens about the past through. Search USA Virginia Wise County Wise County. Welcome to our Wise County family history research page. Here you'll find record collections, history, and genealogy resources to help you trace your Wise County ancestors.

wise county historical society has partnered with mountain empire community college to continue providing historical records to our patrons. books and records for sale will be provided by mecc bookstore and will be available fall Wise County is a county located in the U.S.

state of of the census, the population Its county seat is Wise. The county was formed in from Lee, Scott, and Russell Counties and named for Henry A. Wise, who was the Governor of Virginia at the time. Wise County was one of the Texas counties that voted against secession from the United States.

Inwith most of the male population fighting in the Civil War, Wise County became a refugee camp. The first courthouse was a small structure, sixteen feet square.

The walls of Slidell High School's gymnasium are much like other schools across the state - lined with banners celebrating the school's athletic tradition. Title: Wise County History- A Link With The Past-Volume 1 Author Name: Rosalie Gregg Categories: Texas County History, Texana, Edition: 1st Publisher: Nortex Press: ISBN Number: ISBN Number Binding: Green Cloth Book Condition: New Size: 9x11 lbs: lbs Seller ID: chtxw Keywords: Wise County, Texas, Genealogy, Texana.

County Seat Established In the Texas Legislature established Wise County and directed that a county seat be placed within five miles of the center. Absolam Bishop, the "father" of Decatur, was charged with locating and laying out the plans.

Bishop, loving the outlay of McKinney, decided to copy its plan and use it for Decatur. Wise County is a county in the U.S. state of of the census, the population Its county seat is Decatur.

Wise County is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Wise Eyes crime watch program, eventually adopted by mostly rural counties in several states, was started in by then-Sheriff Phil Ryan. Welcome to the official website for the Wise County Genealogical Society.

The Wise County Genealogical Society pledges to serve the genealogical interests of Wise County, Texas. We are a non-profit organization committed to creating, fostering, and helping maintain interest in genealogical research and to perpetuate the memory of our ancestors.

A narrative history of Wise County, Virginia [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Operations Inc, A Brief History of Wise, Virginia by Edward L.

"Buck" Henson When a new county was established in Southwest Virginia init was named for Henry A. Wise, who had just become Governor of Virginia. Largest Database of Wise County Mugshots. Constantly updated. Find latests mugshots and bookings from Decatur and other local cities.Centennial History of Wise County, signed first edition.

by Moore, Mary Cates. Dallas, Texas, The Story Books Press, []. First Edition. Signed by Author. 8vo 8 - 9 tall. pp. Hardcover. Very Good in Good Dust Jacket. White dust jacket with mylar covering; blue cloth with silver lettering; b&w illustrations; signed by author on.Create an Account - Increase your productivity, customize your experience, and engage in information you care about.

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