Montes Family Papers, 1885-1967 | East Texas Research Center

By Mark Musquiz

Collection Overview

Title: Montes Family Papers, 1885-1967Add to your cart.

ID: A/34

Primary Creator: Montes, A. P. (1849-1903)

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement:

The papers are arranged in alphabetical order by the family members.

The important names for each section is in bold print before the section description.

Subjects: Consumer goods -- Prices -- Texas -- Nacogdoches, Land titles -- Texas -- Nacogdoches, Property tax -- Texas -- Nacogdoches

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection primarily consists of land transactions and tax receipts conducted by the Montes family in Nacogdoches. There are also receipts for everyday purchases. One correspondence that may seem out of place is a 1917 letter between Charlie Pena and J. P. Pena that probably made its way into the papers when their sister Mary Pena married Joe. S. Montes.

Items researchers might find interesting

The collection tracks land dealings with the Cordova and Pena families of Nacogdoches which members of the Montes family married into.

Collection Historical Note

The Montes family has lived in Nacogdoches County since the early 1800s. Notable members include Jose Maria Montes (1822-1898) who brought the Montes family to Nacogdoches and served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War, A. P. Montes (1849-1903) who secured a land grant for 127 acres in Nacogdoches, and Thomas Jefferson Montes (1875-1954) who supervised the construction of many Nacogdoches public schools, banks, stores, and several buildings on the Stephen F. Austin State University campus.

Source: The Nacogdoches County Genealogical Society. Nacogdoches County Families. Curtis Media Corporation, Dallas, Texas, 1985.

Subject/Index Terms

Consumer goods -- Prices -- Texas -- Nacogdoches
Land titles -- Texas -- Nacogdoches
Property tax -- Texas -- Nacogdoches


Box and Folder Listing


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Box 1: Montes Family PapersAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Family MembersAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Mrs. Anna Montes, 1917Add to your cart.
Tax receipt
Item 2: Mrs. Anna Montes, 1931Add to your cart.
Receipt of payment to Roman Arts M. F. G. Co.
Item 3: Mrs. Annie Montes, 1929Add to your cart.
June S. and Annie Montes mortgage to Stripling, Haselwood & Co.
Item 4: Mrs. Annie Montes, 1930Add to your cart.
Notice of automobile payment to Duke H. Herbert by Mrs. Annie Montes
Item 5: Mrs. Annie Montes, 1930Add to your cart.
Automobile balance from Duke H. Herbert by Mrs. Annie Montes
Item 6: Mrs. Annie Montes, 1930Add to your cart.
Annie Montes and Paul Perry mortgage to Stripling, Haselwood & Co.
Item 7: A. P. Montes, 1885Add to your cart.
Juan Gonzales to A. P. Montes
Item 8: A. P. Montes, 1895Add to your cart.
J. M. Montes and wife Ellen Montes to A. P. Montes
Item 9: Antonio Montes, 1905Add to your cart.
Antonio Montes payment to J. H. and Antonioa Sepuluado of willed land from A. P. Montes (2 pages)
Item 10: Antonio, J. S., Joe,  Laura, Lucy, and Thomas Montes, 1907Add to your cart.
J. S., Lucy, Joe, Laura and Antonio Montes to Thomas Montes
Item 11: Antonio, J. S., Joe, Laura, Lucy, and Thomas Montes, 1907Add to your cart.
J. S., Lucy, Joe, Laura, and Thomas Montes to Antono Montes
Item 12: J. L. Montes, 1904Add to your cart.
Mary Gonzales Montes (now widowed) to J. L. Montes
Item 13: J. L. Montes, 1906Add to your cart.
Chattel mortgage paid to C. H. Franklin
Item 14: J. L. Montes, 1907Add to your cart.
Jene Luna, Andrew Luna, Joe Lone, and Valentin Lone to J. L. Montes
Item 15: J. L. Montes, 1907Add to your cart.
J. S. Richardson and Laura Richardson to J. L. Montes
Item 16: J. L. Montes, 1907Add to your cart.
Sale of a gin by Frank Luna to Zeno Cox Jr.
Item 17: J. L. Montes, 1907Add to your cart.
Sale of a gin by Zeno Cox Jr. to J. L. Montes
Item 18: J. S. Montes, 1949Add to your cart.
Handwritten hospital statement for Ben Cartines to be paid by J. S. Montes from City Memorial Hospital
Item 19: J. S. Montes, 1949Add to your cart.
Typed hospital statement for Ben Cartines, paid by J. S. Montes from North Houston Hospital
Item 20: J. S. Montes, 1958Add to your cart.
Receipt for car repair from Reese Brothers Company to J. S. Montes
Item 21: Joe Montes, 1907Add to your cart.
Ellen and Joe Ramós to Joe Montes
Item 22: Joe Montes, 1907Add to your cart.
J. L., Lucy, Thomas, Antono Montes to Joe Montes
Item 23: Joe Montes, 1914Add to your cart.
T. J. and Anna Montes to Joe Montes
Item 24: Joe Montes, 1916Add to your cart.
Tax receipt
Item 25: Lonnie Montes, 1918Add to your cart.
War savings stamp card
Item 26: Mary Gonzales Montes, 1904Add to your cart.
W. G. Ratcliff witness to Mary Gonzales Montes’s signature
Item 27: Thomas Montes, 1903Add to your cart.
Dora and Lucy Garcia to T. J. Prado
Item 28: Thomas Montes, 1904Add to your cart.
T. J. Prado to Thomas Montes
Item 29: Mr. & Mrs. Tom Montes, 1906Add to your cart.
Deed J. L. and E. L. Montes to Tom Montes
Item 30: Mr. & Mrs. Tom Montes, 1907Add to your cart.
Deed Antonio Montes to Thomas Montes
Item 31: Tom Montes, 1908Add to your cart.
Zeno Cox Jr. to A. L. Cordova
Item 32: Tom Montes, 1910Add to your cart.
Antonio Montes to Tom Montes
Item 33: Tom Montes, 1912Add to your cart.
A. L. Cordova to Tom Montes
Item 34: Tom J. Montes, 1913Add to your cart.
National Life Association notification to Tom J. Montes
Item 35: Mr. & Mrs. Tom Montes, 1914Add to your cart.
Deed Tom Montes to E. A. Blounex
Item 36: Tom Montes, 1915Add to your cart.
A. L. Cordova to Tom Montes
Item 37: Tom J. Montes, 1916Add to your cart.
Tax receipt
Item 38: Mr. & Mrs. Tom Montes, 1917Add to your cart.
Promise of payment to hardware store from Mrs. Tom Montes
Item 39: Mrs. T. J. Montes, 1917Add to your cart.
Tax receipt
Item 40: Ms. T. J. Montes, 1918Add to your cart.
Tax receipt
Item 41: Mrs. T. J. Montes, 1922Add to your cart.
Delinquent tax notice
Item 42: Mrs. T. J. Montes, 1926Add to your cart.
Delinquent tax notice
Item 43: Mrs. T. J. Montes, 1929Add to your cart.
Delinquent tax notice
Folder 2: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Item 44: P. M. Sanders, 1905Add to your cart.
Witness to record (not included)
Item 45: J. A. Spears, 1907Add to your cart.
Witness to record (not included)
Item 46: Charlie Pena, 1917Add to your cart.
Letter with envelope Charlie Pena to J. P. Pena
Item 47: Federal Reserve Banks, 1967Add to your cart.
Notice for check management

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