History of Texas, together with a biographical history of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson counties : containing a concise history of the state, with portraits and biographies of prominent citizens of the above named counties, and personal histories of many of the early settlers and leading families

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HISTORY OP TEXAS.
eCountes. When When
Counties. Named for- Counties Cratted from. d Or zed Conty Seal
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Leon............. Alonzo de Leon.............. Robertson .......... .......Mar. 17, 1816Jnly 18,18461,049 Jewett.... 18,7'0
Liberty .......... Municipality of Liberty.. . Origiunl....................- 1-36 -- 183 1,17. Liberty........ 4,-99
Limestone ....... Limestone one outcrops .........Robertson ................. Apr. 11, 1816 Aug. 18,1816 974 Groesbeck ....21,5
IeOk. L ner Lipcomb .....Jude Abner Lipscomb Bex-ir . . .... ....... ...Aug. 21, J6June 6,1887 910 Lipscomb ..... 682
Lie Oak ......... Live oak wood in county.... San Patricio and Nueces.... Feb. 2, 18'.6 Aug. 4, 18-6 1,117 Oakville....... S.C8
Llano ........... Liano 1 iver.... ............. Gillespie and Bexar ......... Feb. 1, 18:6'Aug. 4. 18' 6 95 Liano ........ 6,999
Loving........... Oliver Loiig .......T.......om Green.................Feb. 26, 18871Unorganized 77. Unorganized.....
Lubbock......... Tom Lubbock . ............. Bex:itr ....................Aug. 21, 1876 Mar. 10. 1811 900 Lubbock....... 83
Lynn ............ jG. W. Lunn.................. Bexar...................iAug. 21,1876 Unorganized 9j0 Unorganized...
Madison..... .. ;James Madison....... Glimes, Walker and Leon... Jan. 27,1858Aug. 7. 1854 460 Madisonville.. 8fl6
Marion ..........:Francis Marion........... ..Cas and Harrison....... ....Feb. 8 1860 Mar. 15, I60 4i8 Jeflerson ...... 10.9,8
Martilir ........ Wyly Martin (prs Consult Bexa r.....A............ ug. 21, 1876iNov. 4,1884 9 0 Marienfield.... '.172
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Mason ..... .....'(aptain Mason, of U.S. Army Bexr . . ..................'Jan. 2,, 1858 Aug. 2, 1q8 908 Mason .....5, 86
Matagorda.. . %runuicipa itv of Matagorda... Original ..................... i 18361 -- 1837' 1,42 Matagorda..... 8,980
Maverick....... .A Maverick . ............. Kinnev ...................Feb. 2,1856July 18, 18711,3 8 Kagle Pass .. 8,6
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~- - 1 Mc.llc 1 .4 Brd .......1, 8Ege&.. BS!.15
McCulloch...... iBen McCulloch . ............'Bexnr. ........ Aug. 27, 1816 - - 1876' 1,(4 Brady .........8
McLennan.......Neil McLennan...............Limestone, Milam and Na-Jan. 22, 1850 Aug. 5, 1850i 1,C8 Waco. 89,186
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McMullen....... 'John McMullen. ............ Atascosa. Live Oak and Feb. 1, 1858 - 1817 1,176 Tilden......... 1,087
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Medina........... Medina Riser ............... Bexar ....................... Feb. 12, 1848 Aug. 7,18481,804 Castroville..... 5,738
Menard...........M. B. Menard............ Bexar. ................. Jan. 22, 1858 May 8,1871 88, Meuardville ... 1,M89
1iidl sd ......... From its relative location.... Tom Ureen................. Mar. 4,1885 June 15,188) 950 Midland....... 1,08
Mila!m .......... B. R. Milam. ................. Original ...............-- 1P86 --- 18371 i 91 Cameron ......4,750
Mills............. John S. Mills............. .. Lampaseas, Hamilton, Brown Mar. 15.1887iSept. 12,1887 1,861 Goldthwaite... 5,461
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Mitchell.......... Two brothers, A. and E.Mitch- Bexar... ................... Aug. 21,1876 Jan. 10.1881 900 Colorado ...... 2,059
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Montague....... Daniel Montague..... .... Cooke ..................Dec. 24, 1857 Aug. 2,1858 891 Wontague..... 18,639
Montgomery... (GeneralJamesMontgomery.. Washington .. ...............Dec. 14,1837 --- 1887 1,054 Willis .. 11,7,6
oore ......... ('mmodore E. W. Moore... iBexr ... . ................ Aug. 21, 1876 Unorganized 9' Unorganized........
Morris .......... W. W. Morris......... ITitus ...................... Mar 13, 1875 May 12,1875 W, Daingerfield... 6,580
Motley ...... Dr. Wm. Motleyv....... . Bexar................... Aug. 21,1876 Feb. 25,1891 1,0i Matador... 139
Nacogdoches .... Nacogdoches tribe of Indians. Original..................... -- 1836 - - 18137 974 Nacogdoches.. 15,964
.Navarro.......... Jose Antonio Navarro ....... Robertson ... ............. Apr. 25, 1846 July 18, 1846 1,055 Corsicana..... 25,3807
Neton .......... Sergeant Newton............ Jasper...................... Apr. 22, 1846July 18, 1846 875 Newton ....... 4,645
Nolan............ Philip Nolan . . ... ......Bex:r .... ............... Aug. 21, 1876 June 10, 18t 9() Sweet Water.. 1,576
Nueces ......... Nueces River............. ....'San Paircio ............... Apr. 18, 1846 July 13, 18162,845 Corpus Christi 8,089
Ochiltree........ W. B. Ochiltree .............Bexar ....................... Aug. 21, 1876 Feb. 21, 1899 910 Ochiltree...... 198
Oldham......... Willi:imson S. Oldham, Sr.... Bear. .Ang. 25, 1876 June 12, 1891 1,477 rascosa....... 287
Orange .......... From the Orange fruit ....... Jefferson ................ Feb. 5, 1852 Mar. 2'), 8-2 896 Orange ....... 4,768
Palo Pinto....... Palo Pinto River............. Bosque and Navarro......... Aug. 27, 1856 Apr. 27, 1857 968 Palo Pinto..... 8,819
Panola...... .... Indian tribe .. ........... Harrison and Shelby .....Mar. 80, 1846'Sept. -, 1846 7P9 Carthage ..... 14,301
Parker........... A family at Parker's Fort..... N avirro and Bosque......... Dec. 12,1855 Mar. 1, 1816 P0 Weatherford... 21,662
Parmer... M.......Martin Parmer.............. Bexar....................... Aug. 21. 1876 Unorganized 858 Unorganized ...
Pecos ............ Pecos River .................. Presidio ............. .......May 3,lS71'June 13, 1872 7,470 Ft. Stockon. 1,807
Polk............ James K. Polk................ Liberty .................... Mar. 80,18-6 July 13,1816 1,10 Livingston 10,8 8
Potter ..........Robert Potter ............... Bexar ............... ....... Aug. 21, 1867 Sept. 6,1887 900 Amarilo... 4.0
Presidio.......... Presidio del Norte........... Bexar....................... Jan. 8,1850i 1875 2,652 Marfa .... 2.. 17
Rains ......... Emory Rains................ Wood. Hunt and Hopkins... June 9, I70 Dec. 1,1870 267 Emory........ 8,909
Randall........H. Randall................... Bex&r ...................... Aug. 21, 1876 July 27,1889 900 Canyon........ 187
- '36, - 8 V 1,C2Clanyon ........ 21837
Red River........ Municipality of Red River.... Original . ....................---- 6 - 7,f6Clarkville ..... 27
Reeves ......... George R. Reeves ......... Pecos..........................Apr. 14, 18&3.Nov. 4,1884 2,721 Peco......... 60
Refugio.......... Municipality of Refugio .....Original............ ..... -- - 1836. 1837 850 Refugio..... 1,585
Roberts......... John S. Roberts.... ......... Bexar...................... Aug. 21,1876Jan. 10, 1889 900 Miami.8..8
Robertson....... Sterling C. Robertson. ........ Milam . ..................... Dec. 14,1837 -- 18 8869 Franklin...... 26,496
Rockwall........ An underground wall......... Kaufman .................... Mar. 1,1873 Apr. 28, 1873 150 Rockwall...... 5,817
Runnels .......... Governor H. R. Runnels ...... Bexar and Travis............ Feb. .1, 1858 Feb. 16, 1880 9910 Ballinger . .... 182
Rusk ............ Thomas J. Rusk.............. Nacogdoches................ Jan. 16, 1843 Feb. 6, 1848 917 Henderson 18986
Sabine ...... Municipality of Sabine....... Original.....................6-------- 18:7 572 Hemphill...... 4,9i8
San Augustine. . Municipality of San Augustine Original..-............. -- 1886 ---- 1837 856 San Augustine. 6,684
SanJacinto.... Battlefield of San Jacinto..... Polk, Liberty, Walker and Aug. 18, 1870 Dec. 1, 1870 687 Cold Spring... 7,56
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San Patricio.... Municipality of San Patricio.. Original..................... - 1836---- 1837 644 San Patrlcio... 1,809
Schleicher ...... Gustav Schleicher, M. C..... Crockett .................... Apr. 1, 1887 Unorganized 1 .00 Unorganized.......
San Saba........ San Saba River..........;.... Bexar............... ........ Feb. 1, 1856 May 8,1856 1,181 San Saba.... 6,614
Scurry~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ....... 6'1,410
Scurry ....... Wm. R. Scurry ..............Bexar ....................... Aug. 21, 1876June 28, 1884 900 Snyder ...... 1,410
Shackelford...... Dr. Schackelford ........... Bosque .....................Feb. 1, 1858 Sept. 1, 1874 900 Albany........ 87
Shelby.......... General Shelby, of Kentucky. Original..................... 188---- 1887 82 Center......... 14,241
bherman....... General Sidney Sherman..... Bexar....... ............. Aug. 21, 1876 June 13,1889 910 Coldwater..... 84
Smith............ James Smith.................. Nacogdoches............... Apr. 11, 1846 July 18, 1846 957 Tylr. ....28,97
8omerveil ~ ~ ~~~~~~~~~ . . . . . . ..5 19 Glen Rose...841
Somervell....... Alexander Somervell........... Hood.... ............. Mar. 1., 175Apr. 12, 1875 199 Glen o.. 8411
Starr........ James H. Starr.............. Nueces ...................... Feb. 10, 1848 Aug. 7, 184 2,544 Rio Grande. 10,0o
Stephens. ........ Alexander H. Stephens....... Bosque ..................... Jan. 28, 1858 - - 1876 900 Breckenridg.. .,985
Sterling......... Sterling Creek............... Tom Green................ Mar. 4,1891 June 8, 1891 900 Sterling Oity........
Stonewall ........ Gen'l. T.J. (Stonewall) Jack. -Fanin.................... Aug. 21, 1876 Dec. 0, 1888 900 Raynor........ 1,025
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Sutton ....... .. Lieut. Col. Sutton, of C.S. A.Crkett .................... Apr. 1,1887 Nov. 4 18901,500 Senotra ...............
Swisher ..........James G. Swisher. ............Betar....................... Aug. 1,1876 Nov. I1, 1890 Tulla................
Tarrant..... E. H. Tarrant............... Navarro ........ ........... Dec, 20; 1849 Aug. 5;18500 Fort Wortnh.... 40,888

Lewis Publishing Company, publisher. History of Texas, together with a biographical history of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson counties : containing a concise history of the state, with portraits and biographies of prominent citizens of the above named counties, and personal histories of many of the early settlers and leading families. Chicago. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29785/. Accessed September 16, 2014.