Chronicles of Smith County, Texas, Volume 23 Issue 1


Chronicles of Smith County, Texas, Volume 23 Issue 1, Summer 1984.

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Chronicles of Smith County, Texas has been published by the Smith County Historical Society since 1962. The articles are always informative about the county’s history and often include photographs, maps and tables.

All issues have been published in an 8.5 inch X 11 inch, soft cover format. With the large number of topics already covered since its beginning, past issues of Chronicles are important resources for any person researching our history!

Indexes, each covering a 10-year span of Chronicles, are also available and provide the invaluable keys to this saved history.

2 original copies of this volume have been found in the store back-stock, first come first served!!!

Table of Contents

  • About This Special Issue…. by James Wilkins, page 1
  • Foreword by Andrew L. Leath, page 2
  • Starrville, a Narrative by Andrew L. Leath. page 3-37
  • Joshua Starr, The Founder of Starrville and William Henry Starr by Mary K. Haynes and Andrew L. Leath, page 38-40
  • Starrville School Group (about 1898), page 41
  • Methodist Church, page 42
  • from A. C. Gentry’s Sketchbook, by A. C. Gentry, Jr., page 43
  • “The Starrville Beat,” 1860, page 44-46
  • Cobb House, page 46
  • Starrville Area Landowners, 1871, page 47
  • Starrville Area in the 1880 Census, page 48-52
  • Weaver Sawmill, page 52
  • Bethel Baptist Views/About 1888, page 53
  • Starrville Civil War Veterans, page 54-55
  • Starrville Cemetery, page 56-65
  • Dale Cemetery, McCorkle Cemetery, page 65
  • Nichols Cemetery, Barber Cemetery, page 66-68
  • Starr Masonic Lodge #118, page 69
  • Bethel Baptist Church by Tim Son, page 70-72
  • Starrville Schools, page 73-75
  • From the Probate Records, page 76-80
  • Two Remaining Starrville Landmarks, page 81
  • Starrville’s Last Two Stores, back cover

To view an index of people, places, subjects, etc. to all issues of the Chronicles of Smith County, Texas that has been published, please click here.

Additional information

Weight 1.0 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 9 × 0.5 in
Compiled by

Smith County Historical Society





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