The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 56, July 1952 - April, 1953 Page: 64
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A Check ist of rheses ald Dissertatiows
i -'exas history
Produced t the Departtellt of Iistory of the
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ABERNATHY, MRS. FRANCES DICKSON - M.A., June, 1936 
The Building of Johnson County, and the Settlement of the Com-
munities of the Eastern Portion of the County: Volume I of A
History of the Builders of Johnson County Told Through the
Stories of the Settlers of the Communities. xi+294 pp.
Illustrations: E. M. Heath; courthouse in Cleburne; first house built in Alvarado
vicinity; log house built in 1870; David R. Mitchell home; Abraham Futhey cabin;
John Myers' two-story double-log house; Captain John Myers; Samuel and Temper-
ance D. Billingsley; Temperance Davidson Billingsley; Joseph and Amanda Mayer
McClure; old Balch vault; fallen headstone from grave of Rebecca Balch McClure
Parker, 1853; Martha Mathis and John H. Tarleton; Mrs. Sarah Barnes Vinson;
site of Oakland College; the old Oakland cemetery; certificate of immigration
into Austin's Colony for Abner Kuykendall signed by Samuel M. Williams,
1831; elector's certificate of R. B. Kuykendall, 1871.
Maps: (1) the three departments of Texas, previous to 1836; (2) evolution of
Johnson County; (8) counties in the Republic of Texas, published in 1847 by C. S.
Williams; (4) Alvarado of 1854, compiled by Aaron Billingsley and Frances D.
Abernathy; (3) Johnson County from map drawn by C. H. Teesdale, county
engineer; (4) Grandview, 1878.
Contents: Divided into two books. Book I, creation and organization of Johnson
County, includes: Chapter I, historical background-Robertson Colony controversy,
county half in Peters Colony and half in Mercer Colony, development under Mex-
ican rule; Chapter II, first comers to Johnson County-Indians, first white men,
Philip Nolan, early surveyors; Chapter III, building of Johnson County-organ-
ization of county, Wardville, Buchannan, and Cleburne. Book II, stories of the
settlement of the early communities of the eastern portion, 1849-1899, includes:
Chapter I, Alvarado vicinity-Myers Community, Alvarado Community, town of
Alvarado, Easterwood Chapel, Fairview Community, Lee's Academy Community
(Buel), Meredith Community (Davis, Flat Prairie), Pecan Grove Community,
Greenfield Community, Center Point Community, Stubblefield Community, Green-
brier Community, Barnesville Community, Willow Springs Community, Center
League; Chapter II, Grandview vicinity-Grandview, Auburn Community, Oak-
land Community, Island Grove Community, Rock Tank Community, Bethel Com-
munity, Perryville Community, Antioch Community, the Gathings family.
Tx936/Ab33. Co. His., N. TEX., CEN. TEX., E.C. T.
ABRAHAM, LUCILLE GOODE - M.A., August, 1932 
John C. Calhoun and the Annexation of Texas. iii+178 pp.
Contents: Five chapters include Calhoun's early life and political experience, a
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