Matagorda County Historical Commission Historic Matagorda County - 2 Volumes
Houston, TX D. Armstrong Co., Inc. 1986 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Photos, Charts & Maps
xx, 763 pp, (14), 640 pp, 2 volume set, blu cloth covered boards w/silver lettering & map, map endpapers. Volume one is about the county and the different periods, and the towns. Some of the towns are: Ashwood, Bay, Bay City, Buckeye, Cedar Lake, Cedar Lane, Chalmers, El Maton, Hardeman, Hasima, Palacios City-by-the-sea, Pass Cavallo, Pheasant, Van Vleck, Wadsworth, and many others. Volume two is about the people of Matagorda County and contains genealogy on the different families. Some of the family names are: Aaron, Adkins, Aiken, Alford, Allardyce, Amboree, Claybourne, Clements, Collins, Cornett, Hale, Hall, Jarvis, Jordan, Kain, Keller, Moseley, Nolte, Odom, Shimek, Simpson, Siringo, WYnn, Yeamans, Youngblood, Zipprian, and many others. Prev owners wrote on half title pages and then black out their names w/black marker.