Lisenbee Collection, 1845-1867 | East Texas Research Center

Collection Overview

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ID: A/83

Primary Creator: Lisenbee, Maude

Extent: 1.0 Folders

Date Acquired: 00/00/1934

Subjects: Liberty County (Tex.) -- Surveys

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This is a very small collection consisting of six mostly unrelated items apparently collected and donated by Mrs. Maude Lisenbee of Leggett, Polk County, Texas. The survey of the Labadie league was for land originally in Liberty County but now in Polk County.

Collection Historical Note

Maud M. Oates was born July 1, 1878 near Leggett, Polk County, Texas and died December 26, 1972 Polk County, Texas. Her parents were John R. and Sallie Frances Singletary-Oates. She married Robert Lewis Lisenbee who was born January 14, 1880 and died September 3, 1916 in Allen Parish, Louisiana. John R. Oates parents were Carraway and Catherine Oates who came from Henry County, Alabama and settled in Polk County, Texas in 1854.

("Lisenbee Family." Control File, East Texas Research Center. Ralph W. Steen Library. Stephen F. Austin State University).

Subject/Index Terms

Liberty County (Tex.) -- Surveys

Administrative Information

Repository: East Texas Research Center

Access Restrictions: Open for research.

Acquisition Method: Gift


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Field notes of a survey made for N. D. Labadie's land in Liberty County, 1845.

Certificate of church membership of the William H. Ward family, Henry County, Alabama, 1855.

Envelope made by folding a playbill, addressed to Mrs. Catharine Oats, Moscow, Polk County, Texas, ca. 1861. (Made by Mrs. Maude Lisenbee's father during the Civil War after he had marched twenty miles that day.)

Eight ten-cent Confederate States of America postage stamps glued to a 3x5 card, ca. 1863.

Receipt of W. G. Lisenbee from Alhambra Hotel, Jefferson, Texas, 1867.

August 19, 1867, County Elector certificate for W. G. Lisenbee, a naturalized citizen; on verve, Lisenbee's oath of allegiance to the United States, Marion County, Texas.


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