Wise County Heritage Museum
Decatur, Texas

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List of Family Files Available at the Museum
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# or X if Complete Family Name Box Book Notes
1 Aaron      
1A Abbott      
2 Abel-Able-Ables      
3 Abernathy   2 Books The Robert Abernethy Family
4 Abrahsom      
5 Absher-Abshire      
6 Acker-Aker-Akers      
6A Acola      
7 Adair-Adare      
8 Adams      
9 Adcock      
10 Addy-Ady      
11 Ake      
12 Akin-Akins      
13 Albritton      
14 Aldridge      
15 Alexander      
16 Alford      
17 Alland      
18 Allen   Book History of the Allen Family
19 Allgood      
20 Allison X2      
21 Allred      
22 Alls-Allee      
22A Almanrode-Almonroad      
23 Altman      
24 Alverson      
25 Alvord      
26 Amburgey      
27 Amonett-Ammonet      
28 Anderson   Book Like Leaves on Trees NC to TN in 1800's
29 Andrew-Andrews      
30 Angel-Angle      
31 Anglin      
32 Anno      
33 Antwine      
34 Apley      
35 Applewhite   Book The Fabulous Applewhite Family
36 Applin-Appling      
37 Archer      
  Argersinger   Book No Family File - Book Pioneer Families of Michigan
38 Armes      
39 Armstrong      
40 Arnett-Arnette      
41 Arnold      
42 Arp-See Earp     The Arp file was combined with the Earp file.
43 Arrington      
43A Artherholt      
44 Arthur      
45 Arwine      
46 Ash-Ashe      
47 Ashby   Book Some Descendants of Halifax Ashby, Sr.
48 Ashcraft      
49 Ashford      
50 Ashley      
51 Ashlock      
52 Ashton      
53 Ashworth      
54 Askey      
55 Aston      
56 Atchison      
56A Atchley      
56B Atkerson      
57 Atkins      
58 Atkinson      
59 Atwood      
60 Aultman      
61 Austin   Book A History & Genealogy of Henry Austin of MD
62 Autry      
63 Auvenshine      
64 Axson      
65 Ayers      
66 Babb X 2     Several articles about the Babb kidnapings
67 Badger      
68 Bagwell      
69 Bailey      
70 Bain-Bayne   Book Bayne Family Research - Ancestry
71 Baird      
72 Baits-Bates   2 Books Some Ancestors & Descendant of George E. Baits by Shelby + G.E. Baits History by Hughes
73 Baker      
74 Balch      
75 Balderson      
76 Baldridge      
77 Ball X 2   4 Books John Ball of VA, The Ball Family of Potomac, Lemuel Morris Ball 1826-1900, & Ball Family History, Carlisle & Margaret
78 Ballenger-Ballinger   Book Three Centuries of Ballinger’s in America
79 Balthrop      
80 Banks      
81 Bankston      
82 Barber      
82A Barclay      
82AB Barden-Bardin-Bardon     Wedding book in Morris Box
83 Barfield-Barefield   2 Books Barfield, et al + The Family Directory – Barfield and others
84 Barger      
85 Barham      
86 Barker      
87 Barksdale      
88 Barkwell      
89 Barlow      
89A Barnard      
90 Barnes   Book See books about Machine Gun Kelly
91 Barnett      
92 Barney      
1 Barnhart     Mostly about Foster Cemetery
1A Barnum      
2 Barrett Box   Box has many folders of research
3 Barrick   Book Peter Barrick (1726-1841) Soldier of IL
4 Barrow      
5 Barry      
6 Bartels     Seeking info on Hargrove
7 Bartholomew      
8 Barto      
9 Barton     Jim Tom Barton wrote Eighter From Decatur
9A Basham-Bassham      
10 Bass   Book See books about Sam Bass
10A Bastian      
11 Batchelor      
11A Batdorff      
12 Baten-Batten      
13 Bates-Baits   Book See 2 books under Baits
14 Battle      
15 Baugh      
16 Baumgaertner      
17 Baylor      
18 Bayne-Bain   Book Bayne Family Research - Ancestry
19 Beall   Book Alexander Beall (1649-1744) of Maryland
20 Beam      
21 Bean   Books 2 Books of The Clan MacBean Register
22 Beard      
23 Bearden      
24 Beasley-Beesley     Research book in file-mostly about Barrick
  Beason See Beeson      
25 Beaty      
26 Beauchamp      
27 Beaver-Beavers      
28 Bedford     Midcities Genealogy newsletter
29 Beeson-Beason   3 Books  Jasper Luther Beeson, A Beeson Genealogy - The Amazing Story of the Beesons in America - John Wesley Beeson & the Beeson Colleges
30 Beggs      
31 Belew      
32 Belknap      
33 Bell   Book I Was a Teen in the 1930's by Harold Bell
34 Bellah      
35 Beneke      
36 Bennett      
36A Benson      
37 Bentley-Benley     Information about NC -Benley not found
38 Berg      
39 Berger     About an oil lease in Erath County
40 Berry   Book Berry Pickin Historical Genealogy
41 Bessent      
42 Best      
42A Bevill-Beville      
43 Bewley      
44 Bier      
45 Biggers-Biggar      
46 Biggerstaff      
47 Bilbrey      
48 Billingsley      
49 Billington      
49A Bills      
50 Bingham      
51 Binion-Binyon      
52 Birch      
53 Birchfield      
54 Birdwell   Book Birdwell Family
55 Bishop      
56 Bittick      
57 Bivins      
58 Black      
59 Blackburn      
60 Blackmon      
61 Blackwell      
62 Blagg      
63 Blair   Book Morris-Blair History (Under M)
64 Blake   Book The Last Free Land, A Genealog of the Blake-Kincannon Families
65 Blakeley-Blakely      
66 Blanchard      
67 Blankenship      
68 Blanton      
68A Blase      
69 Blaylock-Blalock      
70 Bledsoe      
71 Bletsch      
72 Blewett      
73 Blocker      
74 Bloodworth      
75 Bly      
76 Blythe      
77 Board      
78 Boaz      
79 Bobbitt      
80 Bobo   2 Books You and Your Health + Ramblings of a Country Doctor
81 Bode      
82 Bodine      
83 Bogy      
84 Bohannan     Also Bohannon/or with no double 'n'
85 Boles      
86 Boley      
87 Bolling-Boling      
88 Bollinger      
89 Bond      
90 Boner-Bonner      
91 Booe      
92 Bookout      
93 Boone-Boon   Book Book The Boone Boys Frontiersmen & Their Great Wild West Show
94 Booth-Boothe      
95 Boozer      
96 Borcherding      
97 Bordner      
98 Boren     Cleo Boren's Union Chapel-Springtown school book 
  Borglum   Book No Family File, Book Gutzon Borglum The Man Who Carved A Mountain
99 Boring      
100 Borum      
101 Bost      
102 Boswell      
103 Boucher      
104 Boulware      
105 Bounds      
  Bovee   Book No Family File - Book Pioneer Families of Michigan
106 Bowden      
107 Bowen      
108 Bowers-Bower      
109 Bowlin      
110 Bowman      
111 Box   Book Recollections of the Box Family Tragedy
112 Boyd   Book Thomas B. Boyd, Captain Co. B CSA
113 Boydston-Boydstun     1976 Home & Living school work book
114 Boyett-Boyette      
115 Boyle-Boyles      
115A Boynton      
116 Bozarth      
117 Bradford      
118 Bradley   Book Cousin Book - Desendants of William Joshuah Bradley
119 Bradshaw      
120 Brady     Newspaper from Brady TX
121 Braesicke      
122 Bramlett-Bramlet      
123 Brammer      
124 Branch      
124A Brandenburg      
125 Brandon      
126 Brannon     Also spelled Brannan/en/un + with single 'n'
127 Brantley-Brantly      
128 Brantner      
129 Braselton      
130 Brashear-Brashears-Bracher      
130A Brassfield      
131 Braswell     Copy of English school notebook
132 Brawley      
1 Brawner      
2 Brazier     Local family history booklet in folder
3 Brazile-Brazil      
3A Breazeale      
4 Breckenridge      
5 Breedlove      
6 Breeze      
7 Bremer     Genealogy talk by Ron Bremer of Utah
8 Brewer      
9 Brice     Ed Brice Fort Worth Star Telegram Columnist
10 Bridges      
10A Briggs      
11 Brigham-Brigam-Brigance      
12 Bright-see Brite      
12A Brink      
13 Brinkley      
14 Brisco-Briscoe      
15 Brite-Bright     Article about Brite Ranch of Big Bend
16 Britt      
17 Brittian      
18 Broach     Norma Broach donated books
19 Broadwater      
20 Brock      
21 Brodie      
22 Brooks      
23 Brookshire-Brookshier      
24 Browder      
25 Brown X3     Sheriff Joe Brown killing, Aaron Brown + others-Cherokee Papers
26 Browning      
27 Bruce      
28 Brumfield      
29 Brumley     Many old documents from NC, TN & VA
30 Brummell      
31 Bruner-Brunner      
32 Bruno      
33 Brunson      
34 Bruton      
35 Bryan   Book Byans, Hortons and Allied Families
36 Bryant      
37 Buchanan      
38 Buck      
39 Buckaloo      
40 Buckingham      
41 Buckley     Info about a murder in 1800s MT, also Wounded Knee SD
42 Buckner      
43 Buell      
44 Bulgarel      
45 Bull      
46 Bulla      
47 Bullard      
48 Bullock      
49 Bunch      
50 Bunnell      
51 Burch      
51A Burchard      
52 Burfeind     Burton Burfeind died in France WWII
53 Burk-Burke-Burks      
54 Burkett      
55 Burkhart      
56 Burleson-Burlison      
57 Burnett      
58 Burney      
59 Burnham      
60 Burns-Burnes      
61 Burress      
62 Burris      
63 Burrow-Burrows      
64 Burtis      
65 Burton Box   Box has many pictures from Burton Estate
66 Busey      
67 Butler   Book Family History, The Good-Butlers 1735-1973
68 Butram     A.V. Butram personal papers
69 Butts      
69A Byars-Byers      
69AB Byas      
70 Byford      
71 Byrd      
72 Byrne-Byrnes      
72A Byrom      
73 Cabell      
74 Caddell      
75 Cage      
76 Cagle      
77 Caldwell      
78 Calhoun      
79 Callahan-Callaham-Callihan     Long 1927 paper and patent of a propeller by J.J. Callahan
  Callow   Book No Family File - Book George says I Must write 'Woot has Twelve Pigs'
80 Calloway-Callaway     Long paper about the town of Kicaster, Wilson Co. near San Antonio
81 Calvert      
82 Campbell      
83 Cannon   Book The Cross Connections
84 Cantrell      
85 Cantu      
86 Cantwell   Book Cantwell-Greene Families of E TN
87 Capps      
88 Caraway X2   5 Books 5 folder type books -One is Wise County
89 Card      
90 Carder      
91 Cargill-Cargile      
92 Carley   Book The Cearley Connection - Carley
93 Carlock      
94 Carlton      
95 Carpenter   Book The Cearley Connection - Carpenter
96 Carr      
97 Carrell-Carroll      
98 Carrick      
99 Carson      
99A Carswell      
100 Carter   2 Books Carter Family History + Amon, The Texan Who Played Cowboy for America
101 Cartwright      
102 Carty      
103 Caruthers-Carruthers      
104 Case      
105 Casey      
106 Cash      
107 Cason   Book Early Diary of Genealogy Info on Foster & Cason- Wise Co.
108 Cassity      
109 Castleberry      
110 Castle-Castles      
111 Castleman      
112 Castor-Caster      
113 Castro      
114 Caswell      
114A Cater      
115 Cates-Cate Box Book Most of Box is scanned. Pioneer History of Wise County by Cliff Cates 
117 Cathey      
118 Catlett      
119 Cauble      
120 Cauthen      
121 Cavender      
122 Caver      
123 Cavins      
124 Caywood      
1 Cearley   2 Books The Cearley Connection + J.W. Cearley Genealogy (local)
2 Cecil      
3 Chadwick      
4 Chambers      
5 Champion   Book Our Texas Champion Family
6 Chance   Book Howards & Chances VA to TX (under H)
7 Chandler      
8 Chapman      
9 Chappell      
10 Charlton      
11 Chenault-Chennault Box 2 Books Descendants of Estienne Chenault + The Education of Anna Chennault
12 Chenoweth      
13 Cherry      
14 Chesney      
15 Chesser      
16 Chester      
17 Cheves-Cheeves      
18 Chiang   Book The Chiangs of China
19 Chilcoat      
20 Childers      
21 Childress      
22 Childs      
23 Chilton      
24 Chism-Chisum-Chisholm      
25 Chitwood      
26 Chivers      
26A Choate      
27 Chowning      
28 Christal      
29 Christian    7 Books Christian-Terrill Genealogy + Index to Bailey's Christian-Skelton Genealogy + The Christian Genealogy + Christian-Skelton History + Christian Family History + Yesterdays Behind the Door + Christian of Charles City
30 Chumchal      
31 Chumley      
32 Churchwell      
  Claborn  See Clayborn-Claborn      
33 Clagett      
34 Clancy      
35 Clardy      
36 Clark Box Book Clarks Across America
37 Clarkson      
38 Clary      
39 Clay      
40 Clayborn-Claborn   Book Cliburne the Story of an American Pioneer Family
41 Clayton      
42 Clegg      
43 Clemans-Clemens-Clement      
44 Clendenen      
45 Cleveland      
46 Clifton      
47 Clindaniel      
48 Cloer      
49 Clower      
50 Coats      
51 Cobb      
52 Coble      
53 Cocanougher      
54 Cochran      
55 Cody   Book Last of the Great Scouts - Col William Cody
56 Coe      
57 Coffee-Coffey   Book Coffey Family Sheets
58 Coffman      
59 Cogburn      
60 Cogdell      
61 Coghlan      
62 Colclazier-Colclasure      
63 Cole   Book Ordinary Americans From Kohl to Cole 1790-1980
64 Coleman      
65 Colgrove      
66 Collier      
67 Collins (2) Box    
68 Collom-Collum      
69 Colvard      
70 Colwell-Coldwell      
71 Combs-Coombes   2 Books Diary of a Frontiersman 1858-1859 + Descendants of John Ensey & Catherine Coombs
72 Comstock      
73 Condron      
74 Cone      
75 Conley-Connally-Connelly      
76 Conn      
77 Connell      
78 Conner-Connor   2 Books Walker-Conner Family by LaDarla Keith & A Genealogy book - Local
79 Cook   Book Charity Cook a Liberated Woman
80 Cooley      
81 Coonrod      
82 Cooper      
83 Coopwood      
  Cope   Book No Family File - Book Cope Family History from TN to Denton Co. TX
85 Copeland      
86 Copp      
87 Corbin      
88 Cordell      
89 Corey      
90 Corley      
91 Cornelison      
92 Cornett      
93 Corrigan      
94 Cortez      
95 Costello      
96 Costen-Coston      
97 Cotner      
98 Cottrell      
99 Couch      
100 Counts      
101 Coursey      
102 Cousins      
103 Covey      
104 Covington      
105 Cowan      
106 Cowley      
107 Cowling      
108 Cox   Book Descendants of James Silas Cox 1804-1853
109 Crabb      
110 Crabtree      
111 Craft      
112 Craig   Book Descendants of John Craig + John Robinson Immigrants to SC
113 Crannell      
114 Craven      
115 Crawford   5 Books George Washington Crawford Family, Some of Our Ancestors, Family of Walter Ray & Mary Crawford, The Crawford Family 1600-1988, Descendants of John Crawford of Scotland Emigrant to Amer. 1600-1984
116 Crenshaw      
  Crewzberg   Book No Family File - Book Crewzberg Speissegger Family History
117 Crier-Cryer      
118 Crisp      
119 Criswell      
119A Crites      
120 Crocker      
121 Crockett   Book Nathan Crockett The Oldest Brother of 'Davy'
122 Crofford      
123 Cromer      
124 Cromwell      
125 Crosby      
126 Cross   Book The Cross Connections
127 Crouch   Book Hondo My Father
128 Crow-Crowe      
129 Crowder      
130 Crowell      
131 Crowley      
132 Crownover      
133 Crumbley      
134 Crump      
135 Crunk      
136 Cruse-Cruz      
137 Crutchfield      
138 Cude Box   Many Collins family things in box
139 Culberhouse      
140 Culberson-Culbertson      
141 Cullom      
142 Culp-Culps      
143 Culpepper      
144 Culwell      
145 Cundiff      
146 Cunningham      
147 Cunnius      
147A Cupit      
148 Curd      
149 Curl      
150 Curley      
151 Currie-Curry      
152 Curtis      
153 Curtner      
154 Curtright      
155 Custis      
156 Cutbirth