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History of Blanco County

John W. Speer

History of Blanco County

by John W. Speer

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Published by The Pemberton Press in Austin [Tex.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Blanco County (Tex.)
    • Subjects:
    • Blanco County (Tex.) -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Appears to be a reprint, with editorial revisions, of material first published in installments in the Blanco news beginning in 1885.

      Statementby John W. Speer. Edited by Henry C. Armbruster. Illus. by Connie Armbruster.
      ContributionsArmbruster, Henry C. editor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF392.B55 S6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 73 p.
      Number of Pages73
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5979930M
      LC Control Number66008260
      OCLC/WorldCa2658280

      Scrapbooking of the current history of Blanco County is being shown at the Johnson City Courthouse. Commissioner Pat Dildine works on this project with assistance when needed. Currently four books have been created with another book in process. The commission is seeking pictures of old structures in Blanco County. USA (1,,) > Texas (54,) > Texas Histories and Genealogies (2,) > Blanco County Histories and Genealogies (6) Note: This page primarily lists records kept at the county level. Statewide collections are found on the Texas Histories and Genealogies page. Blanco County Histories and Genealogies. A history of Blanco County Family History.

      BLANCO COUNTY, SOUTH ANNEX, PRECINCTS 1 & 4: ; Blanco Ave, Blanco, TX Houses offices for following, and serves as a voting location, and space for other agencies: County Clerk (marriage licenses, birth/death certificates for Blanco County, recording/filing documents, copies of paperwork filed, computer research, plat map information, election forms). Having read and enjoyed several of the Blanco County books, I came to this, the first in the series. Introducing the main characters that appear in later books, it tells how Red and Billy Don (my favourite characters) met, shows to-be sheriff Garza in a junior role and generally sets the local scene.4/5().

      The Blanco County Mysteries book series by Ben Rehder includes books Buck Fever, Bone Dry (A Blanco County, Texas, Novel), Flat Crazy (Blanco County Mysteries), and several more. See the complete Blanco County Mysteries series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Seeking Blanco County History. In an effort to expand the holdings and resources of the Historical Commission's library, the Blanco County Historical Commission would like to invite anyone with heritage in Blanco County to submit a copy of their family history to the library.


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History of Blanco County by John W. Speer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Blanco County history Hardcover – January 1, by John Stribling Moursund (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: John Stribling Moursund.

Blanco County Reference Books Blanco County Families for One Hundred Years by John Stribling Moursund; Nortex Press, Burnet, Texas; Revised Blanco County History by John Stribling Moursund; Nortex Press, Burnet, Texas; OCLC Number: Notes: Appears to be a reprint, with editorial revisions, of material originally published in installments in the Blanco news beginning in The Blanco County Mysteries are a wacky series full of humor and lots of unexplained events.

Well, that’s until the good ol’ game warden and star of the hilarious series steps onto the stage to save the day, yours truly, John Marlin. He is the man in charge of keeping law and order in the wild and protects the animals from illegal poachers, but for some funny reason, he always seems to end up in the middle of.

BLANCO COUNTY HISTORY By John Stribling Morsund Excerpt from CHAPTER VIII, pages By the Act of Decemthe Congress of the Republic of Texas provided for bounty grants and donation grants for military service.

Blanco County was settled predominantly by natives of Tennessee and Alabama, mostly Anglo-Saxon Protestants, although about a tenth of the residents were natives of Germany. According to the United States census, 1, people, including ninety-eight slaves, lived in the new county byand farms had been established.

Blanco County was formed Febru from parts of Comal, Hays, Burnet, and Gillespie Counties and named for the Blanco River. It comprises square miles of the eastern edge of the Edwards Plateau. Blanco County History Centennial Marker (on Johnson City courthouse grounds): Formed from Burnet, Hays, Gillespie and Comal counties.

Created Februorganized Ap Named for the stream which traverses the region. County seat, Blanco City. When Blanco County was organized inan election located the county seat across the river from Pittsburgh, and named the townsite Blanco for the Blanco River.

The Pittsburgh Land Company gave the new town acres of land. In a post office was established. When the county was laid out by survey it was discovered that the location of Pittsburg lacked about a half mile of being in the geographical center of Blanco county, so it was moved north of the Blanco river to the present town of Blanco.

At that time the south line of, Blanco county took in what is known as the Curry Creek and Kendall country. John Marlin, game warden, and Herbert Mackey, a sheriff, in Blanco County, Texas: Buck Fever (A Blanco County Mystery #1), Bone Dry (A Blanco County Myst.

Heritage of Blanco County Texas by Blanco County News (Author) ISBN Author: Blanco County News. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: map ; 23 cm: Contents: The location, discovery and exploration of the Blanco County area and the vicinity of the eastern Edwards Plateau --Aboriginal Indians of the Blanco County area and Indian policies in Texas --The topography and natural resources of the Blanco County area --Pre-organization background of.

Order of Blanco County Mysteries Books The Blanco County Mysteries is a series of satiric mystery novels by American novelist Ben Rehder.

The series features a Texas game warden named John Marlin, who is often brought into homicide investigations – and not by choice. Buy History of Blanco County, by Speer, John W (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : John W Speer.

If you own any Blanco County books or references, whether listed or not, and will do look-ups, please contact me via email with the reference source, location of the source ie; library, court house, personal collection, etc., and how you may be contacted. Volunteers are needed. Feel free to request a look-up from the following books.

Blanco Telephone History A history of the telephone system in Blanco, Texas, from the manual system to the introduction of the dial to seven-digit telephone numbers. Book. A history of the telephone system in Blanco, Texas, from the manual system to the introduction of the dial to seven-digit telephone numbers.

A Portrait of Blanco () Inthe Blanco Historic Preservation Commission published a book on the contributing structures in. Title: Heritage of Blanco County Texas Author Name: Blanco County Newes Categories: Texas County History, Edition: Limited Edition of ; Later Printing Publisher: Curtis Media: ISBN Number: ISBN Number Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: New with no dust jacket Size: 9x12 lbs: lbs Seller ID: chtxb Keywords: Blanco County Texas.

Blanco County series. The Blanco County series centers on the exploits of John Marlin, a game warden who is often reluctantly drawn into homicide investigations. In addition to serving as mysteries, the series is also a humorous look at the hunting culture of Texas, in a satiric, madcap style akin to Carl Hiaasen's.

() Buck Fever. The State of Texas formed Blanco County in from portions of Burnet, Comal, Gillespie and Hays counties. The city of Blanco served as the county seat from towhen it was moved to Johnson City.

1 History 2 DemographicsCongressional district: 21st.Blanco County is located in the Hill Country of central Texas, west of Austin and north of San Antonio. Two significant rivers, the Blanco River and the Pedernales River, flow through the county.

[Source: Excerpted from Mary H. Ogilvie and John Leffler, "BLANCO COUNTY," Handbook of Texas Online; Published by the Texas State Historical Association].Dedicated to all those residents of Blanco County who by their life, both past and present, contributed to its historical development from a pioneer county to the present.

First words Preface / This study was begun in the spring of as a Master's thesis for the University of Texas but due to illness and other delays, it was not complete at 4/5(1).