McFarland-Russell Family Papers, 1832-1950 | East Texas Research Center

Collection Overview

Title: McFarland-Russell Family Papers, 1832-1950Add to your cart.

ID: A/19

Extent: 4.0 Linear Feet

Subjects: Business records -- Texas, East, Families -- Texas, East, Genealogy, Orange (Tex.) -- History -- Sources

Forms of Material: Correspondence

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The McFarland-Russell family papers consist of personal and business correspondence, legal and business papers, Confederacy related items, materials related to the history of Orange, Texas, and a large amount of material of personal and genealogical interest produced and collected by members of these two East Texas families.

Collection Historical Note

Both the McFarland and the Russell families have their roots in early East Texas. In 1871, the two families came together with the marriage of Robert Everett Russell (b. Oct. 10, 1847, d. May 24, 1922) and Catherine Christine McFarland (b. July 2, 1849, d. Oct. 17, 1888), the daughter of Thomas S. McFarland. (Brinley, Lorine. Orange County Texas Cemetery Inscriptions, v.1. Houston: L. Brinley, 1985. p. 146; McFarland, Thomas S. A Journal of the Coincidences and Acts of Thomas S. McFarland. Burnet, Texas: Nortex Press, 1981).

Subject/Index Terms

Business records -- Texas, East
Families -- Texas, East
Genealogy
Orange (Tex.) -- History -- Sources


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Correspondence, 1832-1879],
[Box 2: Correspondence, 1880-1896],
[Box 3: Correspondence, 1897-1910],
[Box 4: Corresondence, 1911-1950],
[Box 5: Business and legal papers, Confederacy-related, 1830-1927],
[Box 6: Historical and genealogical],
[Box 7: Miscellaneous and memorabilia, 1837-1900],
[Box 8: Kate Russell's scrapbook, 1883],
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Box 6: Historical and genealogicalAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Orange, Texas materials, 1911-1916Add to your cart.
History of Orange County by R. E. Russell (2 different typescripts); invitation to dinner to Captains of vessels in the Port of Orange
Folder 2: Newspaper clippings, 1899-1965Add to your cart.
Clippings (originals, typescripts, photocopies) concerning Fleig and Russell families, including deaths, honors, anniversaries; events of local Orange, TX) interest) miscellaneous subjects.
Folder 3: Genealogical materials,, 1810-1956Add to your cart.
Applications for membership; correspondence; notes; Ann McFarland's obituary
Folder 4: Genealogical scrapbook, 1938Add to your cart.
Booklet with locks of hair and 4 photos.
Folder 5: Family records book (chiefly genealogical material).Add to your cart.

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Correspondence, 1832-1879],
[Box 2: Correspondence, 1880-1896],
[Box 3: Correspondence, 1897-1910],
[Box 4: Corresondence, 1911-1950],
[Box 5: Business and legal papers, Confederacy-related, 1830-1927],
[Box 6: Historical and genealogical],
[Box 7: Miscellaneous and memorabilia, 1837-1900],
[Box 8: Kate Russell's scrapbook, 1883],
[All]

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