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Lindley/Heisel Bible Library Research Project
The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the Original Tongues. Philadelphia: Alexander
Towar and Hogan & Thompson, 1833.
2 Databases offered by the Texas State Library, a program of the Texas State Library & Archives Commission in partnership
with the Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund Board. Web site located at <http://castor.txl.state.tx.us/texshare/pl>.
3 Ira A. Glazier and P. William Filby, Germans to America.: Lists of Passengers Arriving at U.S Ports, Volume 6: October
1853-May 1854 (Wilmington, Delaware: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 1989), 385-386.
4 A. Heisel entry, MS Hermann Passenger Manifest, 14 April 1854, List 306, page 1, line 38; in Passenger Lists of Vessels
Arriving at New York, 1820-1897; National Archives micropublication M237, roll 137.
5 Adam Heisel entry, Volume/Bundle No 145, Record No. 156, Superior Court, New York County; in Soundex Index Petitions
for Naturalizations in Federal, State and Local Courts in New York City 1792-1906 (Soundex Code H-240), National Archives
micropublication M 1674, roll 103.
6 Sara Robertson Dixon, History of Stewart County Georgia, Volume II, with Family Histories Edited, Annotated and Indexed
by Agnew Hilsman Clark and Marean Moncrief Clark (Waycross, Georgia: A. H. Clark, 1975), 304.
Dixon, History of Stewart County Georgia, 1038.
8 Ibid., 1038.
9 J. G. Singer household, 1860 U.S. census, Stewart County, Georgia, population schedule, village of Lumpkin, page 391,
dwelling 2, family 3; National Archives micropublication T7, roll 30: J. G. Singer, age 46, male, master mechanic, $6000 in
real estate, $3000 in personal property, born Germany; Louisa Singer, age 44, female, born Germany; Joseph Singer, age 21,
male, born Georgia, attended school during year; George Singer, age 19, male, mechanic, $250 in personal property; John G.
Singer, age 17, male, mechanic, born Georgia, attended school during year; Martha L. Singer, age 15, female, born Georgia;
Mary A. Singer, age 13, female, born Georgia, attended school during year; Louisa V. Singer, age 9, female, born Georgia,
attended school during year; Elizabeth Singer, age 7, female, born Georgia, attended school during year; Henrietta J. Singer,
age 6, female, born Georgia, attended school during year; Carrie Singer, age 4, female, born Georgia; Alice P. Singer, age 2,
female, born Georgia; Frederick J. Singer, age 2/12, male, born Georgia; Adam "Heilsel," age 28, male, shoe maker, born
Germany; Thomas Kiskosorsky, age 52, male, shoe maker, born Ireland; and Henry Lawrence, age 28, male, shoe maker, born
10 Warrine Sheppard Hathaway, Barbour County, Marriage Licenses 1838-1930 (No place, privately printed, 1995), 64.
1 Helen S. Foley, compiler, Marriage & Death Notices from Barbour and Henry Counties, Alabama Newspapers 1846-1890
(Greenville, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1999), 14.
12 Eugenia Persons Smartt, History of Eufaula, Alabama (Birmingham, Alabama: Roberts & Sons, 1930), 93: "Eufaula's most
noted shoemaker was Adam Heisel who did most excellent work."
13 Photocopies of advertisements for "George Singer & Co. Wholesale and Retail Dealers in Boots & Shoes" and "J. E. Singer
Wholesale and Retail Grocer" are reproduced in History of Eufaula, Alabama, Bluff City of the Chattahoochee, by J. A. B.
Besson (1875, reprint, Spartanburg, South Carolina: The Reprint Company, 1976), page xx.
14 Dallas County (Texas) Deed Books, volume 34, 42.
15 Dallas County (Texas) Deed Books, volume 45, 345.
16 Ibid., 340-342.
17 C.D. Morrison & Co., compilers, CD. Morrison & Co. 's General Directory of the City of Dallas for 1878-79 (Marshall,
Texas: Jennings Bros. Printers, Binders and Blank Bookmakers: 1878).
18 Adam Heisel household, 1880 U.S. census, Dallas County, Texas, population schedule, city of Dallas, enumeration district
[ED] 68, supervisor's district [SD] 3, page 336, sheet 38, dwelling 344, family 356; National Archives micropublication T9,
roll 1299: Adam Heisel, head, white, male, age 42, farmer, born Bavaria, parents born Bavaria; wife Georgia Heisel, white,
female, age 31, housekeeping, born Georgia, father born South Carolina, mother born Georgia; daughter Mary Heisel, white,
female, age 4, born Alabama; son Adam Joseph Heisel, white, male, age 3, born Texas; daughter Tillie Lee Heisel [sic-should
be son Willie; the Heisels did not have a daughter by this name], white, female, age I, born Texas; servant Christian Hage,
white, male, age 39, farm labor, born Prussia; and servant Frederick Hage, white, male, age 42, farm labor, born Prussia.
19 Maxine Holmes and Gerald D. Saxon, editors, The WPA Dallas Guide and History (no place given: University of North
Texas Press, 1992), 69.
20 John H. Cochran, Dallas County: A Record of Its Pioneers and Progress-Being a Supplement to John Henry Brown's
History of Dallas County 1887 (Dallas: A. S. Mathis, 1928), 148.
21 Holmes and Saxon, WPA Dallas Guide and History, 70.
22 Oakland Cemetery Lot Owners Association Lot Record. Adam Heisel purchased the south one-half of Lot 103, Section 2, on
1 May 1906 for $78.
23 Morrison & Fourmy, compilers, Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Dallas 1883-84 (Galveston: Clarke
& Courts, Stationers, 1883).
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