African Americans in Upshur County

The Early Years

Compiled, Arranged, and Edited By
Theodore Bolton



Reeves Tucker , ex-slave of George Tucker Jr ; lived part of his youth in Upshur County

  Education Research Notes

Politics Research Notes

Religious Research Notes

Dallas Express Newspaper Clippings


Upshur Historical Maps

Railways, Roadways, and Waterways

History of Gilmer

Dickson Orphan's Home

Census Statistics


Bits and Pieces of Information

Research Online


External Links

List of Freedwomen and Men Confined in Texas State Penitentiary at Huntsville


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

Historic Buildings of Marion County Most built by slave labor labor

Latest Gilmer, Texas, weather
A history of Upshur County, Texas,
No Land . . . Only Slaves!
Camp County, TX Index to Probate Cases; 1871 - 1939
Camp County Texas Marriages, 1874-1978

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