Hanks-Bogard-Burleson Family Collection, 1774-1900 | East Texas Research Center

Collection Overview

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ID: A/171

Primary Creator: Hanks, Jimmie Willis

Other Creators: Winton, Irene Bogard

Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 00/00/1995

Subjects: Bogard, James Thompson, 1848-1930, Genealogy, Legislators -- Texas

Forms of Material: Correspondence

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The papers in this collection consist of original documents and letters and other materials collected and produced by Jimmie Willis Hanks (granddaughter of J. T. Bogard) of Center, Texas and Irene Bogard Winton of Beaumont, Texas, while working on family history. Family lines researched include those of Hanks, Bogard, Burleson, Miller, Hartsfield, Barfield, and Shipp. There is a small amount of material on the Key and Hyde families. Mrs. Hanks incorporated the files of Mrs. Winton into hers and the entire collection was eventually placed here. Because most of the families are interrelated, a file chiefly pertaining to one branch will often include material on other branches.

Collection Historical Note

James 'Jim' Thompson Bogard born in 1848, was a son of Cornelius and Caroline M. (Burleson) Bogard, who settled in Shelby County, Texas in 1844. He had a mercantile business in Timpson, Texas around 1889, and farmed throughout his adult life. Jim Bogard was appointed Shelby County Commissioner in 1896, and was a representative to the Texas Legislature from 1907 to 1909. There, he was actively involved in promoting a bill which built the Sante Fe railroad from Center to Carthage, thus giving connection with Longview and the Port of Beaumont. He was the author of several bills, including one which prohibited the use of intoxicating liquors in Shelby County, and one prohibiting liquor on any kind of passenger vehicle. Mr. Bogard died in 1930 and is buried at New Prospect Methodist Church Cemetery in Shelby County. (Hanks, Jimmie Willis. "Bogard and Burleson Families." History of Shelby County Texas. Dallas: Curtis Media Corp., 1988. p. 368)

Subject/Index Terms

Bogard, James Thompson, 1848-1930
Genealogy
Legislators -- Texas

Administrative Information

Repository: East Texas Research Center

Access Restrictions: Open for research.

Acquisition Method: Gift


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Folder 1: Hartsfield-Barfield-Miller general information and correspondence, including 2 photos, 1780-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Hartsfield-Barfield-Miller correspondence (chiefly of Irene Winton and Virginia Duggan) and other material, 1952-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Hartsfield-Barfield correspondence of Irene Winton and Nellie Waldenmaier, 1950-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Miller family research material, 1853-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Shipp family research material, 1859-1976Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Hyde family research material, including a pedigree chart, 1957-1977Add to your cart.
Folder 7: "Good Eating," recipes of Willis, Gordon, and Garnett families Vol. 1, ca. 1965Add to your cart.

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