Pressler Family Papers, 1875-1978 | East Texas Research Center
By Pam Palmer
Primary Creator: Pressler, Carolina Rost (1831-1897)
Other Creators: Pressler, Xavier W. (1821-1893)
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet
Xavier W. Pressler (May 2, 1821 - Sept. 22, 1893) and his wife Carolina Rost (May 1, 1831 - Feb. 23, 1897) arrived in Nacogdoches County about 1855. Although both are listed on census records as born in France, Carolina's cemetery record lists her as born in Germany. Xavier was a tailor and had a general merchandise store.
(Ericson, Carolyn Reeves. The People of Nacogdoches County in 1860. Lufkin, TX: Pineywood Printing, 1978. p. 8; Nacogdoches County Cemetery Records. Burk, Joel B., Ericson, Carolyn R. Vol. II. Nacogdoches, TX: King Publishing Co., 1975. p.56).
Browse by Box:
- Box 1
- Folder 1: Correspondence, Receipts, Bills, 1875-1893
1875, Aug. 15 Caroline Brenner, Geddes, NY [cousin] to Mary Pressler. 2 p
1876, Sept. 17 Caroline [Brenner], Geddes to Mary Pressler. 4 p.
1887, May 2 Summons of X. W. Pressler to answer a plea of debt. 1 p.
1891-1905 Receipts of W[ill] X. Pressler for City, County, and State Property, Ad Valorem, Poll, and School Taxes. 8 items.
1892, Jan. 6 [?] Note on X. W. Pressler Dry Goods Receipt to Mr. Singleton to pay the bearer $5.00. 1 p.
1893, July 1 Bill of Will Pressler from Ireson Bros. 1 p
1894-1905 Receipts of X[avier] W. Pressler Estate and Mrs. X. W. Pressler for City, County and State School and Ad Valorem Taxes. 5 items.
1893, Nov. 1 Bill of John Pressler from Geo. H. Weaver Grain, - Hay, - Bran, - Etc. 1 p.
- Folder 2: Genealogical materials, 1965-1978