Footprints of Fayette

These histories were written by members of the Fayette County Historical Commission. They first appeared in the weekly column, "Footprints of Fayette," which is published in the Fayette County Record, Banner Press, Flatonia Argus, Schulenburg Sticker, and Weimar Mercury newspapers. A new article will appear weekly.

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AUTHOR
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Lancelot Abbotts Fayette Heritage Archives Staff September 3, 2001
Abbotts' Grove School Carolyn Heinsohn October 10, 2016

[Melvin Adamek] At Home in Schulenburg–Vet Still Wonders How He made Parade Detail

submitted by Edward J. Janecka January 7, 2014
Adolph and the Boys George Koudelka August 19, 2001
How Did My African-American Ancestors Get Here? David L. Colllins, Sr. December 18 & 25, 2012
African Americans Help Save La Grange Marie W. Watts March 30, 2010
Relationships Between Whites and African Americans After the Civil War Marie W. Watts May 24, 2016
The "Airdome"—A Unique Theatre Carolyn Heinsohn March 17, 2009
Ammannsville, Texas Carolyn Heinsohn September 22 & 29, 2011
The Old Ammannsville Drug Store by David Knape submitted by Carolyn Heinsohn April 19 & 26, 2016
William A. Anders — Apollo Astronaut Who Once Lived in La Grange Carolyn Heinsohn December 27, 2016
Texas Governor From La Grange? [Reddin Andrews] Katie Kulhanek June 9, 2010
Early Archaeology in Fayette County Gary McKee March 11, 2001
Armstrong Colony — A Freedmen's Settlement Carolyn Heinsohn June 19 & 26, 2012
The Arnim Brothers Donna Green April 7, 2002
The Baca Family Band Helen Mikus & Linda Dennis October 12, 19 & 26, 2010
An Early Fayette County Band Judy Matejowsky March21, 2017
What Links St. Peter’s Lutheran to Bethlehem Lutheran [Carl Siegismund Bauer] Gesine Koether May 2, 2015
Charles Bauer Connie F. Sneed May 4, 2010
Judge R. E. B. Baylor Billye Beth Baker May 17, 2011
Robert E. B. Baylor Katie Kulhanek ca 2009
Bermuda Valley Racetrack Donna Green May 12, 2002
Bethlehem Lutheran Church – Round Top, Texas Gesine Tschiedel Koether April 1, 2014
Biegel, Texas Gary E. McKee June 8 & 15, 2003
Annie Webb Blanton Cathy Chaloupka April 8, 2001
Annie Webb Blanton Connie F. Sneed February 12, 2008
A Bloody Month in 1888 Marie W. Watts February 14, 2017
Blizzard of 1888 Kathy Carter January 25, 2009
Old Blue Lillie Mae Brightwell May 17, 2016
Blume's Orchestra—"The Big Band" of Fayette County Carolyn Heinsohn Dec 29, 2015 & Jan 5, 2016
The Bluff Community Carolyn Heinsohn July 29, 2008
The Bluff Schuetzen Verein Carolyn Heinsohn February 5, 2013
Life in the Bluff Community Carolyn Heinsohn April 9, 16 & 23, 2013
Bones Back to La Grange Richard Tinsley June 10, 2008
Theodore Sylvester Boone Connie F. Sneed September 7, 2010
David W. Breeding Kathy Carter February 14, 2012
Texas' First Brewery Michael Bates April 13, 2010
The Bridge Valley Settlement Carolyn Heinsohn April 29, 2008
William Brookfield Kathy Carter April 17, 2012
William Oscar Brown Judy Pate November 20, 2012
Robert Tecumtha Browne Connie F. Sneed Sep 1, 2009
Roy Bucek Edward F. Janecka June 9, 2002
Aylett C. "Strap" Buckner Annette Ruckert Sept 30 & Oct 7, 2001
He Should Not Be Forgotten! [Aylett "Strap" Buckner] Allen G. Hatley May 18, 2003
Aylett C. "Strap" Buckner Kathy Carter March 20, 2012
Jesse Burnam Katie Kulhanek November 8 & 15, 2011
Jesse Burnam Kathy Carter February 28, 2012
A Letter from Burnham's Crossing Gary E. McKee August 5, 2008
One Branch on Jesse Burnam's Family Tree Carolyn Heinsohn March 5, 12, & 19, 2013
Bygone Byways and Towns Dennis Geesaman September 4, 2012
Elijah Campbell - Rural Route Postman David L. Collins, Sr. July 2, 2013
The Day 24 Educated Canaries Came to Town Marie Watts July 31, 2012
John Caragee Donna Green November 17, 2009
John Wesley Carhart Marie Watts Jan 25 & Feb 1 & 8, 2011
The Civil War Letters of Duncan Carmichael Carolyn Heinsohn Feb 23 & Mar 2, 2010
Carmine Bank Robberies Sandra Briones January 5 & 12, 2003
[Carmine] Bank Worker Shoots Robber Connie F. Sneed May 29, 2012
Carmine Dramatic Club Connie F. Sneed May 12, 2009
Sylvanus Castleman Kathy Carter April 3, 2012
The First Catholic Church in Fayette County Carolyn Heinsohn December 30, 2008
The Catley Family of Fayette County, Texas David L. Collins, Sr. October 18 & 25, 2016
Cattle Dipping Andrea Weishuhn November 24, 2009
Unique Cemetery Art Lillie Mae Brightwell January 6, 2009
Aromatic Plants and Herbs in Old Cemeteries Gesine Tschiedel Koether June 23, 2015
Fayette County Cemeteries Gesine Tschiedel Koether August 9, 2016
Census of Fayette County in 1887 Edward F. Janecka March 18, 2008
C.S.P.S.—Cesko-Slovanska Podporijici Spolecnost Lillie Mae Brightwell March 2, 2003
William Chandler—Citizen of the Old Town of Lyons Norman C. Krischke March 30, 2003
Chapel Cars Donna Green November 3, 2002
The Wonderful Chicken Lilie Mae Brightwell July 13, 2010
Hugo Chotek—An Early Czech Journalist submitted by Carolyn Heinsohn August 19 & 26, 2014
Reverend Joseph Chromcik, the First Czech Priest in Texas Helen Trnovsky Mikus July 7, 2009
A Christmas Morning Surprise [Rev. Joseph Chromcik] Lillie Mae Brightwell December 22, 2015
Cistern: A Town of Many Names Katie Kulhanek May 3, 2011
Civil War Letter [from Anton Hoelscher, Jr.] Carolyn Heinsohn December 2, 2008
La Grange After the Civil War Marie Watts March 22, 2016
I. E. Clark, II Carolyn Heinsohn January 3, 2017
Clay:  Fayette County’s White Gold Judy Pate September 2 & 9, 2014
The Charles Clemons Story—If a Tree Could Talk David L. Collins, Sr. November 4 & 11, 2014
Whales Clemons, African American Pioneer David L. Collins, Sr. Feb 25, Mar 4 & 11, 2014
The Cockrills of Cistern, Texas submitted by Donna Cockrell & Gayle Clemons Newkirk March 29 & April 5, 2016
Joel Alexander Cole Terry Cole Nov 18 & 25 & Dec 2, 2014
William Coltrin Donna Green May 26, 2009
Commencement Day 1858 Connie F. Sneed March 31, 2009
Extracts From the Fayette County Commissioner Court Minutes in the Republic of Texas Gary McKee May 6, 2008
From Unknown to Well-Known: How Our Communities Received their Names Katie Kulhanek July 3, 17 & 24, 2012
The Concord Missionary Baptist Church, Round Top, Texas David L. Collins, Sr. February 16, 2016
Confession Letter Exonerates Man Who Served Prison Term In Texas Connie F. Sneed January 13, 2008
Connersville Primitive Baptist Church African American Museum David L. Collins, Sr. January 8,15 & 22, 2013
Spidermen and the Cotton Compress Larry K. Ripper October 4, 2011
Cottonseed Flour – Schulenburg Oil Mill Connie F. Sneed May 5, 2009
The Journey of a School — The County Line Schoolhouse Helen Mikus November 25, 2008
The Temples of Justice of Fayette County [Courthouses] Katie Kulhanek March 22, 2011
Thomas Washington Cox Connie F. Sneed April 12, 2011
Crayon Portraits Rox Ann Johnson April 12, 2016
Kesiah Crier (Cryer) Kathy Carter May 22, 2012
Keziah Cryer Norman Krischke June 28, 2002 & July 7, 2015
Crime & Punishment Kathy Carter Nov 25, 2001 & Sep 29, 2015
Crimes in Fayette County in 1877 Ed Janecka June 29, 2016
William Vannoy Criswell Stacy N. Sneed October 14, 2008
The First Czech Sermon of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church [Fayettevillle] Sandra Briones May 11, 2003
Czech Weddings of Yesteryear Carolyn Heinsohn March 18, 2004
John Dancy Donna Green March 25, 2001
John Winfield Scott Dancy Kathy Carter January 17, 2012
Bettie Branch Davis Connie F. Sneed December 29, 2009
Nicholas Mosby Dawson Stacy N. Sneed February 17, 2009
Nicholas Mosby Dawson Kathy Carter January 3, 2012
The Aftermath of the Dawson Massacre FHMA staff May 25 & June 2, 2010
Did you know that . . . ? Carolyn Heinsohn October 15, 22 & 29, 2013
J. Frank Dobie's Link to Fayette County Carolyn Heinsohn January 14, 21, & 28, 2014
Donkey Baseball FHMA files February 23, 2003
Draft Resistance in Fayette County Gary E. McKee April 28 & May 5, 2002
A Grand Party at Joe Peter’s in Dubina Edward F. Janecka May 10, 2011
Major Benjamin F. Dunn Connie F. Sneed November 9, 2010
William Mosby Eastland Connie F. Sneed February 10, 2009
William Mosby Eastland Kathy Carter January 10, 2012
Eblin's League As a Competitor for the State Capitol Edward F. Janecka March 2, 2001
Hugo Ehlers—Sorrow—Soldier is Lost Sherie Knape January 13, 2002
El Camino Real de Tejas Gets National Attention Gary E. McKee May 13, 2008
Ellinger Post Office Lillie Mae Brightwell January 27, 2002
Entertainment in Days Gone By Carolyn Heinsohn April 12, 2015
Come to the Fair—Be a Blue Ribbon "Champion" There Billye Beth Baker April 8, 2008
Jimmie's Bad [Inaccuracies perpetuated by James R. Faison] Marie Watts June 14, 2011
Maria Faison Marie Watts April 21 & 28, 2009
Nathaniel W. Faison L. J. Calley April 14, 2009
Nathaniel Wright Faison Kathy Carter December 13, 2011
Peter Faison Marie Watts March 24 & 31, 2015

The "Fate of Fayette"—A Tribute to Our State's 150th Anniversary

Helen Muras October 14 & 21, 2014
How Fayette County Came To Be Larry K. Ripper Aug 5, 2001 & Sep 17, 2013
Notable Facts and Firsts in Fayette County Carolyn Heinsohn November 2, 2010
The First Year of Fayette County Commissioners Court In the Republic of Texas Gary E. McKee February 19, 2008
Fayette County in the 1850s Ed Janecka February 26, 2013
Fayette County, A Century Ago Ann Lamer September 14, 2003
A Sketch of Fayette County Officials in 1902 Katie Kulhanek December 7, 2010
Fayette County's Precinct Courthouses Rox Ann Johnson November 10 & 17, 2015
Fayette Electric Cooperative Celebrates 75 Years of Service Elaine Thomas July 10, 2012
History of Fayetteville as of 1938 Irene Polansky August 10, 2003
Circus Day at Fayetteville Kathy Carter Feb 2, 2003 & Jul 21, 2015
Cotton Gins in Fayetteville Irene Polansky October 7, 2008
Fayetteville Courthouse Cases, Late 19th Century Lillie Mae Brightwell April 1, 2008
Double Curbs in Fayetteville, Texas Lillie Mae Brightwell October 13 & 20, 2015
Federal Agents Invade Fayetteville in 1918 Lillie Mae Brightwell January 20, 2009
[Fayetteville] Mayor Pleads Not Guilty Connie F. Sneed July 14, 2009
Fayetteville Fire Irene Polansky March 23, 2003
Medicine Women and Men to Doctors of Fayetteville, Texas Lillie Mae Brightwell July 2 & 9, 2014
Memories of Fayetteville, Texas Lillie Mae Brightwell March 15, 2011
Fayetteville Post Office Lillie Mae Brightwell March 31 & April 7, 2002
Fayetteville's Water Tower Linda J. Dennis October 13, 2009
[Fayetteville] Bits and Pieces Lillie Mae Brightwell July 5 & 12, 2016
Leopold Fink, Killed in the Mexican War Sherie Knape November 3, 2009
First "Trains" Ever in Texas Stacy N. Sneed March 24, 2009
Unraveling the Mystery of Flatonia’s Elephant Judy Pate November 22,2011
An Electric and Ice Plant for Flatonia Connie F. Sneed September 22, 2009
The Flatonia Fair, 1913 - 1936 Judy Pate December 9, 2008
Old Flatonia Judy Pate May 31, 2016
The [Flatonia] Train Robbery Eugenia Reeves June 17, 2008
Flatonia Train Robbery of 1887 County Judge's staff July 6, 2010
A Texas-Montana Romance [for one of the Flatonia Train Robbers] Connie F. Sneed March 10, 2009
The Flood in Texas [1869] Connie F. Sneed January 27, 2009
Flood of 1913 Edward F. Janecka Jul 28, 2002 & Jul 14, 2015
Sonja Fojtek Helen T. Mikus September 9, 2001
Caleb Forshey Gary McKee Apr 22, 2001 & Jul 20, 2010
[Caleb Forshey's] Texian Pride in 1861 Gary McKee October 11, 2011
Walter P. Freytag, Fayette County Historian Josephine White Oct 27 & Nov 3, 2015
Gustav Froelich, Early Round Top Photographer Rox Ann Johnson January 13, 2015
Funeral Practices and Traditions of the Past Carolyn Heinsohn May 6 & !3, 2014
Furniture Making in Fayette County Arnold Romberg October 6, 2002
Ondrej Gallia's Store, Mulberry, Texas —1870s Carolyn Heinsohn December 15, 2015
German Draft Resistance in 1860's Central Texas Gary McKee September 11, 18 & 25, 2012
German Festival Planned Connie F. Sneed October 6, 2009
German Settlers in Fayette County Bob Heinsohn March 9 & 16, 2003
Robert Addison Gillespie Eva Gillespie August 7, 2012
The Granville Family of La Grange Carolyn Heinsohn August 9, 16, & 23, 2011
Fredrich W. Grasmeyer Larry K. Ripper April 29, 2001
Frederick William Grasmeyer Kathy Carter May 1, 2012
Thomas Green Katie Kulhanek March 3, 2009
My Name is Joe Griffin Gary McKee Feb 24, 2002, Oct 5, 2010
William Guehrs—Confederate Hero of Waldeck Harvey Meiners May 20 & 27, 2001
Daniel J. Gully, Buried at Sea Sherie Knape October 20, 2009
Judge Augustine Haidusek Sandra Briones Jul 27, 2003 & Sep 15, 2015
Seven [Hajovsky] Brothers in World War II Edward F. Janecka March 9, 2010
Andrew Jackson Hamilton Stacy N. Sneed April 22, 2008
Halloween Special: Fayette County Folk Lore Katie Kulhanek October 25, 2011
Halsted, Texas Carolyn Heinsohn May 20, 2008
Hang'n Sandra Briones October 27, 2009
A History of Harms School, Common School District #78, by Vastine Mueller submitted by Karen Wendler Sept 24 & October 1 & 8, 2013
Hank Hausmann—A Man of Many Talents Carolyn Heinsohn December 17 & 25, 2013
Heading West—1933 Gary E. McKee August 12, 2014
Heintze Museum—La Grange, Texas Carolyn Meiners Apr 15, 2001 & Oct 6, 2015
William F. Heller Elva Meiners June 21, 2011
The Frederick August Helmecke Family of Round Top Cynthia A. Thornton December 13 & 20, 2016
Edward Henkel of Round Top Cynthia A. Thornton May 20 & 27, 2014
History of Hermes Drug Store - La Grange, Texas Elva Keilers April 8 & 15, 2014
Heroes of Fayette County Bobbie Nash November 29, 2016
Higheasterjet—The Millionaire from La Grange Katie Kulhanek October 21, 2008
Celebrations at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, High Hill, Texas Carolyn Heinsohn & Delores Guenther Vacek August 31, 2010
The Origins of the German Moravians of High Hill, Texas Carolyn Heinsohn September 14, 21, & 28, 2010
Benjamin F. Highsmith—Alamo Courier and Texas Ranger Connie F. Sneed December 15, 2009
Highway Beautification Annette Ruckert September 28, 2003
Asa Hill Family Kathy Carter January 31, 2012
John Christopher Columbus Hill Gary McKee Dec 2, 9, & 16, 2001
Reinhard Hillebrand Katie Kulhanek June 29, 2010
Hilltop Grocery – La Grange, Texas Gesine Tschiedel Koether April 22, 2014
Some Historical Markers in Fayette County Lillie Mae Brightwell October 19, 2003
The Hobo Norman C. Krischke July 21, 2002
The Old Hoelscher Service Station — A New Beginning Carolyn Heinsohn July 19, 2016
[Hog] Butchering Holds Memories Gesine Koether August 5, 2014
The Fat on Hog Butchering Gesine Koether February 10, 2015
Holman, Texas—Looking Back Carolyn Heinsohn February 9 & 16, 2010
John Thompson Holman Connie F. Sneed August 24, 2010
Memoirs of Jan Horak of Fayette County, Texas submitted by Carolyn Heinsohn November 5 & 12, 2013
[Hostyn] Texas Grotto Reproduces French Shrine of Miracles Connie F. Sneed September 29, 2009
Celebrations in Hostyn, Texas Lillie Mae Brightwell September 20 & 27, 2016
Sam Houston Did Not Sleep Here Marie Watts July 5, 2011
Edward Louis Hruska Lillie Mae Brightwell January 26, 2003
Ox Wagons Haul Cotton to Mexico [George Huebner] Paul Schenck June 22, 2010
Robert Hancock Hunter Mike Steinhauser July 22, 2008
Hurricane Carla Leaves Her Mark on La Grange Annette Ruckert April 27 & May 4, 2003
Fayette County Immigration Society Donna Green September 7, 2003
The Green Lantern Cafe Carolyn Heinsohn July 21, 2009
Indian Depredations Near La Grange Gary E. McKee October 28, 2008
Indian Raid! Judge Edward Janecka Jun 10, 2001 & Aug 4, 2015
Interesting Tidbits of Fayette County History Carolyn Heinsohn November 8, 2016
The Old Fayette County Jail Bob Heinsohn April 15, 2008
The Jailhouses of Fayette County Katie Kulhanek Feb 22 & Mar 1, 2011
Famous Czech Composer, Leos Janacek, Has Fayette County Connection Carolyn Heinsohn September 13, 2011
Jews Prominent in Fayette County History L. David Vogel August 12, 2008
First Lady [Lady Bird Johnson] Tours Historical Sites Connie F. Sneed June 9, 2009
John Rice Jones, Jr. Ann Daves March 25, 2008
Journey to a Better Life in Texas Gesine Tschiedel Koether November 15 & 22, 2016
July 5th Celebrations Draw Largest Crowds in Years ------------ October 9, 2012
Rev. Jindrich Juren Carolyn Heinsohn November 1, 2016
Dr. Charles J. Kaderka Helen Mikus July 8, 2001
Josef Kalus Ed Janecka April 19, 2011
The Story of Tabitha and Ira Killough Sherie Knape June 17, 2001
Prim/Kirtley, Texas on the MK&T RR submitted by Carolyn Heinsohn October 7, 2014
Kreische's Bluff Beer, Brewed with Pure Mountain Spring Water Gregory Walker March 14, 2017
Norman Krischke Gary E. McKee December 16 & 23, 2014
Fighting Yellow Jack—Captain T. H. Kroll Connie F. Sneed August 2. 2011
Kroll Pickle Factory Sherie Knape August 25, 2002
Tragic Death of Joseph Kocurek Ed Janecka August 30, 2011
Ladies' Cemetery Association Sherie Knape February 16, 2003
(La) Fayette Gary E. McKee January 15 & 22, 2008
Our Most Famous Foreigner L. J. Calley November 7, 2003
Jacob Laffere – a Gold Rush Participant Carolyn Heinsohn January 31, 2017
The Original La Grange Bruce D. Collins January 29, 2008
Early Life in La Grange in the 1830s Gary E. McKee August 17, 2010
A Few Ordinances of La Grange, Texas: Enacted the 9th Day of July, 1880 Katie Kulhanek July 28, 2010
On the [La Grange] Square in 1885 Larry K. Ripper May 22, 2013
155 North Main Street, La Grange Shirley Schaeffer March 28 & April 4, 2017
103 North Main Street, La Grange Victoria Collins September 23, 2008
114 South Main Street, La Grange Victoria Collins September 16, 2008
La Grange Base Ball Report, June 13, 1895 Gary E. McKee July 23, 2013
Old La Grange City Library Carolyn Meiners May 26, 2002 & Sep 22, 2015
La Grange Gold Rush Company Fayette Heritage Archives Staff January 20, 2002
From La Grange Collegiate Institute to Ewing College Connie F. Sneed July 12, 2011
La Grange Jewish Cemetery Donna Green July 13, 2003
La Grange Live Oaks Carolyn Heinsohn May 27, 2008
La Grange Matress Factory Lillie Mae Brightwell November 11, 2008
La Grange Postal Masters Lillie Mae Brightwell October 13, 2002
Early Schools in La Grange Founded by Masons Carolyn Heinsohn May 13, 2008
La Grange, R.F.D. (The First Texas Rural Mail Route) Annette Ruckert July 20 & 27, 2003
The History of a Vacant Lot [in La Grange] Carolyn Heinsohn April 7, 2009
Queen City of the Colorado Valley [La Grange] Connie F. Sneed September 8, 2009
Do You Remember . . . [La Grange] Carolyn Heinsohn Feb 23 & Mar 1, 2016
More Memories [La Grange] Carolyn Heinsohn July 26, 2016
Jonathan Lane Connie F. Sneed November 19, 2013
The Latins & the Prairie Blume Society Donna Green March 3, 2002
Recollections of Early-Day Laundry and Ironing Practices Carolyn Heinsohn April 28, 2015
Lawlessness in Fayette County, 1867 Stacy N. Sneed November 18, 2008
First Lawman on the Colorado Allen G. Hatley February 17, 2002
Captain William H. Ledbetter Connie Sneed January 11, 2011
The Tom Lee Story Ed Janecka April 20, 2010
James S. Lester Kathy Carter 2012
Joseph Lev Donna Green May 11, 2010
Blue and Grey—Joseph & John Lidiak Judge Ed Janecka December 30, 2001
Life in Early Fayette County Carolyn Heinsohn February 2, 2010
Livingston Lindsay Katie Kulhanek August 10, 2010

William Roderick Little, Blacksmith-Ledbetter

David Collins, Sr. July 9 & 16, 2013
Faith Healer: Henry Charles Loehr Gary E. McKee Dec 2002 & Jul 28, 2015
An Embarrassing Moment for Sheriff Will Loessin Rox Ann Johnson June 16, 2015
Lyons, Texas Norman C. Krischke Aug 12, 2001 * Aug 25, 2015
James and Warren Lyons Kathy Carter March 6, 2012
The Machac Brothers—Six Brothers Serve in WWII Carolyn Heinsohn March 16, 2010
A Machine Gun for Fayette County Fayette Heritage Museum Archives January 19, 2003
Edward Manton Kathy Carter December 20, 2011
Edward T. Manton Connie F. Sneed May 24, 2011
An Early Fayette County Marriage Gary E. McKee August 19, 2008
The Mauer Brothers — Acclaimed Architects Carolyn Heinsohn April 7 & 14, 2015
Fayette County Medical Society Sherie Knape August 24, 2003
Advertised Medical Products and Services in 1928 Carolyn Heinsohn September 16, 2014
Medicine Men of Fayette County Sandra K. Briones October 5, 2003
Medicine Shows, Drive-Ins and Movie Theaters Lillie Mae Brightwell December 16, 2008
Rosa Meinecke—Not Your Usual English Teacher! Elva Keilers November 24, 2015
J. C. Melcher Connie F. Sneed November 4, 2008
Menefee County Edward F. Janecka October 12, 2003
Fayette County Meteorites and Tektites Carolyn Heinsohn July 1, 2008
Who Found the 1939 Round Top Meteorite Gesine Tschiedel Koether June 17, 2014
Mississippi Brown Larry Ripper June 2, 2015
Making Molasses Carolyn Heinsohn July 26, 2011
Monument Hill Gary E. McKee September 2 & 9, 2008
Black Beans of Death submitted by Carolyn Heinsohn June 3 & 10, 2014
John Henry Moore Kathy Carter April 17, 2012
Moore's Fort Carolyn Meiners May 12, 2002
Where in the World is Mount Maria Spring? Gregory Walker January 10 & 17, 2017
Citizens of Mulberry Take Action Carolyn Heinsohn September 30, 2008
Father Michael Muldoon Ann Lamer April 6 & 13, 2003
Where, Oh Where Did the [Muldoon] Depot Go? Carolyn Heinsohn January 5 & 12, 2010
Multiculturalism in Fayette County Marie W. Watts Jun 12, 2012
Captain John Murchison Kayla Peters July 22 & 29, 2014
Fayette County Music Societies/La Grange Handel Club Sherie Knape September 21, 2003
Celebrating a Natural Resource Donna Green September 16, 2001
Royston H. Nave Pat Johnson February 2 & 9, 2016
Nechanitz – The ONLY one in the World! Judy Matejowsky February 21, 2015
Fayette's First Newspaper and Its Offspring Annette Ruckert July 22 & 29, 2001
The Nicholson Cemetery, Fayetteville, Texas Lillie Mae Brightwell January 19 & 26, 2016
Notable Persons with Fayette County Connections Carolyn Heinsohn April 5, 2011
The Murder of Constable Charles Hendrickson Null Allen G. Hatley June 16 & 23, 2002
Pre-Austin Chalk and Eagle Ford Shale Oil in Fayette County Gary E. McKee June 9, 2015
Riding Into the Unknown: Orphan Trains Come to Fayette County Katie Kulhanek June 23 & 30, 2009
Henry P. Overbay—First Doctor in Southern Fayette County Norman C. Krischke May 25, 2003
Rachel Ross Gregory Parsons' Gravestone - A Mystery Solved Samantha Holub September 6, 2016
Fayette County and the State Penitentiary Gesine Tschiedel Koether May 13, 2014
The Peter Family of Dubina, Texas Carolyn Heinsohn May 28, June 4 & 11, 2013
Piano Bridge Ed Janecka March 27, 2012
The Piwetz Bottling Co. in Fayetteville, Texas Lillie Mae Brightwell May 19 & 26, 2015
The Pliska Aeroplane Carolyn Heinsohn March 4, 2008
Political Rivals Come to Flatonia Katie Kulhanek November 16 & 23, 2010
Fayette County Poor House Donna Green April 20, 2003
Poor Farms Revisited Lilliemae Brightwell October 16, 23, & 30, 2012
United States Post Office Murals Audrey Huenefeld February 15, 2011
Praha Norman C. Krischke November 10, 2002
The Nine Boys of Praha Connie F. Sneed April 6, 2010
Praha Happenings Gary E. McKee August 13, 2013
Praha Picnic 1937 Gary E. McKee Aug 20, 2013 & Aug 11, 2015
Celia of Primm, Texas David L. Collins, Sr. May 3 & 10, 2016
Dr. William Primm, an Early Fayette County Plantation Owner Carolyn Heinsohn January 20 & 27, 2015
The Primms, The Richards and An Infamous Outlaw Carolyn Heinsohn March 10 & 17, 2015
Prohibition Kathy Carter August 27, 2001
Prolific Progenitors Carolyn Heinsohn February 5, 2008
The Pytlovany House Carolyn Heinsohn May 19, 2009
Mary Crownover Rabb Donna Green June 3, 2001
Life in a Wild Land [exerpts from Mary Crownover Rabb's Memoirs] Katie Kulhanek December 14 & 21, 2010
& Jan 4, 2011
William Rabb Kathy Carter May 8, 2012
William Rabb Children Kathy Carter May 15, 2012
Rabbs Prairie Floods in the 1930s Carolyn Heinsohn June 25, 2013
The Killing of Robert Ragsdale Norman C. Krischke October 18 & 25, 2002

The Coming of the Railroads to Fayette County

W. O. Wood April 11, 2017
Happy New Year—Railroad Donna Green March 17, 2002
[Railroad] Car Crashes into House Connie F. Sneed July 19, 2011
Randolph School Kathy Carter August 11, 2002
John T. Rankin: Sheriff, U.S. Marshal, Fayette County Clerk and Accused Murderer  Ed Janecka July 28, Aug 4 & 11, 2009
The Recknagels of Round Top Cynthia A. Thornton September 30, 2014
David Rivers David L. Collins, Sr. August 16 & 23, 2016

My Name is Joel Robison

Richard Tinsley February 25, 2008
Joel Walter Robison Connie Sneed July 15, 2008
Joel Walter Robison Kathy Carter February 7, 2012
Conrad Caspar Rohrdorf Neale Rabensburg February 7, 2017
Johannes Romberg, German Poet of Texas Arnold Romberg February 12 & 19, 2013
James J. Ross Kathy Carter February 21, 2012
The Era of the Colored School in Round Top, Texas David L. Collins, Sr. April 21, 2015
The Weikel Family and Roznov Lillie Mae Brightwell October 14 & 21, 2001
Flight of Fear 1836—The Runaway Scrape Kathy Carter Nov 18, 2001 & Sep 1, 2015
Runaway Slave Sold for Expenses Katie Kulhanek June 22, 2010
Running the Rings Donna Green November 11, 2001
Martin Ruter Connie F. Sneed June 2, 2009
Military Life in Rutersville Gary McKee March 8, 2011
Rutersville in Rhyme Karen Wendler March 25, 2014
St. John’s Lutheran Church 100th Anniversary Karen Wendler February 17, 2015
St. John Schools Gary E. McKee April 2, 2013
St. Paul's AME Church Donna Green August 18, 2002
The History of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Plum Katie Kulhanek August 21 & 28, 2012
Fayette County's Presence at the Battle of San Jacinto Ed Janecka June 7 & 14, 2016
Santa Anna Vest Finally Found Gesine Tschiedel Koether June 21, 2016
Stephen Scallorn, M. D. Josephine White February 3, 2015
H. P. Schaefer Memorial Observatory Florence Farek September 15, 2009
Bernard Scherrer Connie F. Sneed April 27, 2010
The Charles Henry Schiege, Sr. Family of Round Top, Texas Cynthia Thornton August 27 & September 3, 2013
Schiege Cigar Factory Donna Green August 31, 2003
Early Schools in Fayette County Gesine Tschiedel Koether February 28, 2017
School Days in Earlier Times Carolyn Heinsohn September 10, 2013
Emil Schuhmann—A Renaissance Man Carolyn Heinsohn February 21, 2017
Birth of Schulenburg Norman C. Krischke April 1, 2001
125 Year Old News—Schulenburg Norman C. Krischke August 4, 2002
Schulenburg in 1877 Norman C. Krischke & Gary McKee September 23, 2001
Early Baseball in Schulenburg Norman C. Krischke May 13, 2001
Schulenburg Fire Department Florence Farek September 22 & 29, 2002
The La Grange Journal Visits Schulenburg in 1892 Gary E. McKee September 1 & 8, 2002

Worms, Dropsy, and Daisy Fly Killers—Schulenburg Sticker Advertising From One Hundred Years Ago

Gary E. McKee January 12, 2016
Beginning of the Dairy Business in Schulenburg Florence Farek October 2, 2012
The Schulenburg Library Noreen Stavinoha & Bettye Allen October 31, 2003
Schulenburg Attacked! Gary E. McKee December 1, 2015
Sears Catalog Homes Barbara Arambula September 2008
Sengelmann Brothers Connie F. Sneed June 28, 2011
Services, Trades and Occupations of By-Gone Days Carolyn Heinsohn October 28, 2014
Enterprising Settlers - John & Michael Short L. J. Calley Mar 10, 2002 & Jun 30, 2015
Side-wheelers on the Colorado Larry K. Ripper Mar 18, 2001 & Aug 18, 2015
Julia Lee Sinks Annette Ruckert February 3 & 10, 2002
Sally Skull Sherie Knape October 28 & Nov 4, 2001
Mollie E. Hodge-Smith and J. Frank Smith David Collins, Sr. December 9, 2014
Christian Ernst Soergel Neale Rabensburg January 24, 2017
Rudolph B. Spacek—Fayetteville Solid Citizen Irene Polansky July 14, 2002
George Washington Speir Josephine White June 24, 2014
Memories of a Founding Member of the SPJST submitted by Carolyn Heinsohn Nov 26 & Dec 10, 2013
Frank Stanzel, Jr. and Rosina Stanzel—Pioneer Benefactors Eugenia Reeves October 18, 2011
The Studemann-Duncan House Carolyn Heinsohn January 19, 2010
The Stuermer Store - Ledbetter (Fayette County), Texas David L. Collins, Sr. April 30 & May 7 & 14, 2013
Swiss Alp Church Sherie Knape July 15, 2001
Swiss Alp Dance Hall Edward F. Janecka November 17 & 24, 2002
Swiss Alp Town Is A “Mystery” Stacy N. Sneed February 24, 2009
Joseph Sykora – 106-Year Old Resident of Fayette County Carolyn Heinsohn September 13, 2016
Waldine Tauch, Sculptress Donna Green April 21, 2002
The Will Taylor Family History David L. Collins, Sr. August 2, 2016
Memories of "Teenville" Carolyn Heinsohn December 8, 2009
The Wandering Shul: Temple Israel Sandra Cernota Briones December 4, 2012

History of Temple Israel – 1951 to present

L. David Vogel December 11, 2012
Tenant Farming: On the Halves, Thirds and Fourths Harvey Meiners July 7, 2002
Memories of Tent Shows and the Circus in La Grange Carolyn Heinsohn July 29, 2013
Tickanwa-tic Gary E. McKee March 23, 2010
Barnard Timmons—A Civil War Commander Carolyn Heinsohn August 14, 2012
Pinky Plinked It! Marie W. Watts February 4, 2014
The Tonkawa Gary E. McKee December 22, 2002
The Two Brothers Saloon Eugenia Reeves June 24, 2008
Two Strange Women Gary E. McKee November 10, 2009
Unfeminine Behavior Kathy Carter December 1, 2009
The Old Union Church, La Grange, Texas Carolyn Heinsohn August 30, 2016
Joseph Vasut — Importer and Jobber Carolyn Heinsohn May 31 & Jun 7, 2011
The Vavra Chevrolet Company of Fayetteville, Texas Lillie Mae Brightwell December 6, 2016
The Volunteer Aid Society Donna Green December 22, 2009
Peter Carl Johann Von Rosenberg—Veteran of Waterloo to Fayette County Pioneer Sherie Knape July 6, 2003
Waldeck, Texas Connie F. Sneed April 26, 2011
Bigfoot Wallace Norman C. Krischke September 15, 2002
Warda Post Office Lillie Mae Brightwell December 8 & 15, 2002
Digging a Water Well Edward F. Janecka October 4, 2016
Christian Wertzner Kathy Carter March 13, 2012
West Point, Texas Gary McKee November 1, 2011
Winchester, Texas Gary McKee November 1, 2011
Willow Springs, a Community Known by Many Names Rox Ann Johnson February 3, 2009
Catastrophic Hail at Willow Springs Rox Ann Johnson January 29, 2013
Wolff Case Tractor & Implement Company Lilliemae Brightwell August 3, 2010
Women's Suffrage Sherie Knape April 14, 2002
Zadock Woods Kathy Carter January 24, 2012
Woods Prairie Cemetery Josephine White October 24, 2003
Woods Prairie Cemetery Marker: M-K-T Katy Railroad Monument submitted by Carolyn Heinsohn September 23, 2014
Celebration - War is Won Sherie Knape January 6, 2002
Dare We Forget WWI and the Service of our Fayette County Men Gesine Tschiedel Koether March 8 & 15, 2016
World War II - On the Home Front Noreen Stavinoha June 24 & July 1, 2001
Jan Stephan Wrba submitted by Carolyn Heinsohn July 15, 2014
Wright's Park Robert Moore and Gary E. McKee June 16, 2009 & June 18, 2013
Where in the World Was Wursten? Carolyn Heinsohn July 8, 2008
Yankees in La Grange Gary E. McKee Jun 2, 2002 & Sep 8, 2015
Yellow Fever Sherie Knape May 6, 2001
Letter on the Devastating Yellow Fever Epidemic in La Grange  Connie F. Sneed August 18, 2009
Young Family Stories Josephine White August 17, 2003
Antonia Wecheta Zelesky—Midwife and Healer Helen Trnovsky Mikus November 6, 2012