The Lee County/Central Texas Scrapbook

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Each section is a work in progress. As time permits and information is located or shared we will apply updates and additions. Please send additions or corrections to Tonya@WendishResearch.org. Thank you!

A huge thank you to everyone who has done, or is working on translations!

Obituaries
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Translated Wendish Obituaries Included!

This collection is not restricted to those with Wendish heritage. It covers Lee County, Texas and more.  It is not all-inclusive, but contains information on thousands of those who lived and died in Lee County or were tied to that area in some way.

Included in this area along with obituaries are death certificates, funeral notices, and funeral booklets. An effort has been made to index females under all married names along with their maiden names. This information was not always available so please check under all names.

Please check the "Notices" section below for listings of deaths that were published in the Giddings newspapers. Due to the many names contained, the published lists are not cross-referenced here.

Births

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This section incudes announcements placed in local newspapers, shower announcements and some birth certificates of people who are no longer living.

Please check the "Notices" section below for listings of deaths that were published in the Giddings newspapers. Due to the many names contained, the published lists are not cross-referenced here.

Marriages

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This section incudes engagement and marriage announcements placed in local newspapers along with shower announcements or anniversary articles that were published. An effort has been made to index females under both their married and maiden names. This information was not always available so
please check under all possible names. Any corrections are also greatly appreciated.

Please check the "Notices" section below for listings that were published in the Giddings newspapers. Due to the many names contained, the published lists are not cross-referenced here.

Military Service

Military

This section contains articles from local newspapers along with some draft registration cards. Also included letters published in the local newspapers. Please check the "Notices" section below for draft list and similar items that were published in the Giddings newspapers. Due to the many names contained, the published lists are not cross-referenced here.

Community News

Individual
Location
Travel News

This section contains articles clipped from local newspapers, both English and German.

Please check all areas of this section for your ancestor. Files are not posted in multiple places.

Also check the "Notices" section below for listings that were published in the Giddings newspapers.

Notices

Notices 

This section includes notices as published in local newspapers. Examples are lists of births, deaths, marriages, draftees, elections, confirmations, land transfers and more.

Please see the above sections for additional information contained in Obituaries, Births, Marriages, Military & Community News on specific persons.

Letters from Germany

Letters From Germany 

This section includes letters from Germany published in local newspapers. Work on this section is in progress with more coming as the letters are translated.

If you would like to assist with translations, please contact Weldon, Weldon@WendishResearch.org. Thank you!


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