The American Red Cross


The Early Years

Compiled, Arranged, and Edited By
Theodore Bolton


Family group of farm Negroes. They work on thirds and fourths. Jefferson, Texas






Notables African American Of Marion County

African- American Communities Past and Present

Marion Newspapers

The Struggle - Racial And Political Violence in Marion County, Texas

The U.S. Military in Jefferson, Texas During the Era of Reconstruction

Politics Research Notes



Religious Research Notes

The Catholic Community of Marion County

The Jewish Community of Marion County


Legal Issues

Marion County Photographs

Census Statistics

Marion Historical Maps 

Railways, Roadways, and Waterways

Historic Buildings of Marion County Most built by slave labor l


Research Online



External Links

The TXGenWeb Project:    Marion  

Marion County TXGenWeb Archives  

Jefferson Carnegie Library

Ancestry Marion County Message Board  



My other sites 

AfroTexan Historical and Genealogical Resources

All God's Children Got Wings: Tribute to Former Slaves of Texas

When Freedom Cried Out  The Freedmen's Bureau in Texas

Shackles on my Feet  African American Laws of 19th-Century Texas

The Union League of Texas The Freedmen's Bureau Political Counterpart

A Penny Here, A Penny There Historically Black Colleges In Texas

Trees Planted by the Water: Early African American Legislators

African Americans in Camp County The Early Years

African Americans in Harrison County The Early Years

African Americans in Marion County The Early Years

African Americans in Upshur County The Early Years

The Bolton Community of Camp / Upshur The Early Years

Your Bible (My first site) Some of my favorite scriptures

Old Buildings of Harrison County  Most built by slave labor


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