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Selected Listing of Published Resources for Ellis County

History of Ellis County Baptist Association, A. D. Brooks. Hillsboro, Tex Printing and Supply Company, 1907.

Six Miles To Town.  Vignettes of Early 20th Century Life in Ellis County. David C. Paul. Watercress Press, San Antonio, Tex. 1996.

Main Street Musings, Russell W. Bryant, Bryant Pub. Co. Italy, Tex. no date. A collection of excerpts from a column by the same name which appeared in the Italy New-Herald from 1940s through 1960s.

Ellis County, Texas Patents and Deed Abstracts - 1845 - 1856 Joyce Martin Murray, Dallas, Texas. 1997

History of Ovilla Ovilla Historical Society. 1997. Contact Carolyn Miracle for details for ordering.

History of Palmer. Palmer Preservation Society. Contact Wynell Harper, P. O. Box 129, Palmer, TX 75152-0129 for details.

Index to the Probate Packets, 1850-1930 of Ellis County, Texas. Larry N. Telford. Salt Lake City, Utah: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. 1994.

Road Map to Ellis County, Texas Cemeteries. Betty Moss Morrow, Samuel Sorrell Chapter, DAR, Teague, Texas. 1993

A Memorial and Biographical History of Ellis County, Texas, Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, 1892. Reprint, Ellis County Historical Museum and Art Gallery, Inc. 1972.

Surname Index to A Memorial and Biographical History of Ellis County, Texas. Paul L. Mosley, Rice, Texas. 1986.

Ellis County Texas Marriage Records Vol. 1, 1850-1878, Vol. 2. 1878-1886. Weldon I. Hudson. Fort Worth, Texas. 1985.

Ebenezer Baptist of Ellis County, Texas, 1880-1892: Church Records with Genealogies, Margaret Biser Kinsey.  Baltimore, Maryland: Lamesa, Texas: Gateway Press. 1990.

History of Ellis County, Texas, Ellis County History Workshop. Texian Press, Waco, Texas. 1972.

History of Ellis County, Texas, Kate Efnor. American Sketch Book, IV, 1878.

Ennis Daily News, Centennial Edition, July 13, 1936.

Ennis Daily News, Golden Anniversary Edition, July 3, 1941.

Trinity University, Project of Pioneers, Samuel L. Hornbeck, San Antonio, 1951. Booklet.

History of Waxahachie Lodge No. 90 A. F. & R. M., 1851-1919, Waxahachie, Middleton Printing Co. 1919.

The Texas Spirit of 1917: A Pictorial and Biographical Record of the Gallant and Courageous Men from Ellis County Who Served in the Great War. Dallas, Army and Navy History Company. 1919.

Waxahachie Daily Light, Centennial Edition, June 10, 1936.

Publications of the Ellis County Genealogical Society:

Ellis County Naturalization Records
Ancestor Charts (Three volumes)
Ellis County Marriages Books F-J. Jan. 1887-May 1890
Ellis County Death Records. (Three volumes). 1903-1923
Ellis County Census Records 1850/1860 combined; 1870; 1880
History of Boz - Early Settlers and Their Relations
by Jean Caddell. (The old Ellis County community which was spaded under to accommodate the now defunct Super Collider Project).
Ellis County Cemetery Records, Vol. 1-11

[See Cemeteries and Locations for updated listing of cemetery records.] Please contact Susie Toal regarding purchase of these volumes.


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