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  Handbook of Texas Online: ELLIS COUNTY
The county is bounded by Dallas County to the north, Kaufman to the east, Navarro and Hill counties to the south, and Johnson county to the west.
Ellis County produced 91,298 bales at the turn of the century and in the early twentieth century was recognized as one of the leading cotton-growing areas in the United States.
Ellis County residents exulted at the prospect of a burst of prosperity.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/EE/hce4.html   (2514 words)

  
 Ellis County, Texas - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ellis County is a county located in the U.S. State of Texas.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,465 km²; (952 mi²;).
The racial makeup of the county is 80.63% White, 8.64% Black or African American, 0.59% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 7.90% from other races, and 1.86% from two or more races.
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/Ellis_County   (361 words)

  
 ELLIS COUNTY, TEXAS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,465 km² (952 mi²).
In the county, the population is spread out with 30.20% under the age of 18, 9.30% from 18 to 24, 29.80% from 25 to 44, 21.50% from 45 to 64, and 9.20% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $50,350, and the median income for a family is $55,358.
www.websters-online-dictionary.org /definition/ELLIS+COUNTY,+TEXAS   (352 words)

  
 Texas Cooperative Extension, The Ellis County Office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ellis County was formed December 20, 1849 from Robertson and Navarro Counties.
It was named for Richard Ellis, President of the March, 1836 Independence Convention at Washington on the Brazos, which declared the independence of Texas from Mexico.
The present Ellis County Courthouse designed by architect James Gordon, is the fourth structure to serve the citizens of the county.
ellis-tx.tamu.edu   (317 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online: WAXAHACHIE, TX
Waxahachie, the county seat of Ellis County, is on Interstate Highway 35E and U.S. Highway 287, thirty miles south of Dallas in the central part of the county.
Waxahachie was established as the seat of the new county in August 1850 on land donated by Emory W. Rogers, a pioneer settler.
The town is home to the Ellis County Historical Museum and Gallery and also hosts the annual Scarborough Renaissance Faire and an annual Christmas parade and tour of homes.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/WW/hew2.html   (1179 words)

  
 Combs &c. Families of Ellis County, Texas
Ellis County, Texas, was established in 1849 from Navarro County, Texas.
Johnson County was formed from Ellis County in 1854.
"Tillman" was born in Dallas, Paulding Co., Georgia and died in Hopkins County, Texas.
www.combs-families.org /combs/records/tx/ellis.htm   (325 words)

  
 Ellis County Museum
The Ellis County Museum, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the history of Ellis County.
It was organized in 1968 by local citizens to serve as a repository for materials contributing to the historical interpretation of the county.
The museum is housed in an 1889 structure located in downtown Waxahachie across the street from the Ellis County Courthouse.
www.rootsweb.com /~txecm   (434 words)

  
 Texas Chase Suspect Remains At Large: Top News Stories at Officer.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Texas Chase Suspect Remains At Large: Top News Stories at Officer.com
ELLIS COUNTY, Texas -- The search is over for a man who led police on an early-morning high-speed chase near the Dallas-Ellis County line.
Police said the man took off during a routine traffic stop.
www.officer.com /article/article.jsp?id=15092&siteSection=1   (173 words)

  
 Waxahachie, Texas, Historic Waxahachie.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The county was named after Richard Ellis, who presided over the 1836 Texas Constitutional Convention.
Wise County (Decatur) has a fraternal twin to this one.
This is 20% of the Texas entries in the Register.
www.texasescapes.com /TOWNS/Waxahachie/waxahachie.htm   (446 words)

  
 Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Site: Genealogy Report: Descendants of Anton Kallus
Kallus, born October 16, 1929 in Fayette County, Texas.
Gloria Lucile Foitik, born December 25, 1932 in Sealy, Austin County, Texas.
William Edward Nastoupil, born June 29, 1924 in Sealy, Austin County, Texas; died January 06, 1999 in Victoria, Victoria County, Texas.
familytreemaker.genealogy.com /users/d/u/n/William-Lee-Dunn/GENE2-0008.html   (480 words)

  
 RootsWeb: COUCH-L Re: [COUCH-L] Ellis County, Texas marriages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sorry, I forgot to say that my grandfather John Couch was born in 1872 and my
[COUCH-L] Ellis County, Texas marriages by "Astrea Fatica" < >
Re: [COUCH-L] Ellis County, Texas marriages by < >
newsarch.rootsweb.com /th/read/COUCH/1998-11/0910909202   (52 words)

  
 County Records Available on Microfilm - Texas State Library
A birth record now becomes public information and available to the public on and after the 75th anniversary of the date of birth as shown on the record filed with the Bureau of Vital Statistics or local registration official.
One immediate impact of the law is that many reels of microfilmed county records contain restricted information and, therefore, are no longer available to the public.
We would also remind researchers that birth records older than 75 years can be obtained from the Bureau of Vital Statistics, Texas Department of Health.
www.tsl.state.tx.us /arc/local/index.html   (212 words)

  
 Ellis County Records on Microfilm - Texas State Library
Your request should include the specific reel numbers for the microfilm you wish to use, as well as the name of the county and lending institution.
These county records are available from the insititution indicated above.
Note: Transcribed from various sources in the county and district clerks' offices.
www.tsl.state.tx.us /arc/local/ellis.html   (812 words)

  
 Ellis County TXGenWeb
A special word of appreciation is due to Jean Caddel for sharing so much of her personal research and to our look-up volunteers.
If you have access to material pertaining to Ellis County, please consider volunteering.
Ellis County Newspapers on Microfilm at Sims Library, Waxahachie
www.rootsweb.com /~txellis   (147 words)

  
 Texas CountiesBirth Certificate, Death Record, Marriage License and More (Do-E)
Requests for certified copies of a Marriage License should be directed to the County Clerk's Office in which the event occurred.
This page tells how to obtain copies of vital records such as birth certificates, death records, marriage licenses and divorce decrees in Texas Counties.
U.S. Federal Census 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 - census images for the County of Ellis -->
www.vitalrec.com /txcounties8.html   (470 words)

  
 Waxahachie Texas Downtown, City of Waxahachie, Waxahachie Restauants, Waxahachie Bed and Breakfasts,The Gingerbread ...
This event is one of the highlights of Summer Season here in Waxahachie Texas, where the citizens of Waxahachie literally open their historic homes to the visitors to Waxahachie during the Gingerbread Trail.
Before the turn of the Century and well into the 20's, the town of Waxahachie and Ellis County were among the most wealthy and influential areas in Texas.
The rich dark earth of the fl land region of Texas produced tremendous crops of cotton which led to the growth of all sorts of assorted industry and commerce for the area.
www.waxahachiedowntown.com   (525 words)

  
 Ellis County Texas Realtors for land, homes, properties real estate listings of homes for sale pictures both buyers and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ellis County Texas Realtors for land, homes, properties real estate listings of homes for sale pictures both buyers and sellers agents.
We know where to live, where to play, where to eat, where to have fun in Ellis County TX.
We know the Ellis County neighborhoods the schools and the properties in Ellis County Texas.
216.247.61.71 /TX/Area/Northeast/Ellis_County.htm   (149 words)

  
 Cowboy Church of Ellis County
And, Cowboy Church of Ellis County isn’t just for those who till the ground or prod Cattle.
The Cowboy Church of Ellis County is located in Waxahachie, Texas at 2374 Highway 287 Bypass West next to the Ellis County Expo Center.
If you would like to be on the church email list that that is used to send reminders and notify members of upcoming events, please email Donna with your name and email address.
www.cowboychurchofelliscounty.org   (469 words)

  
 The Political Graveyard: Ellis County, Tex.
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
The intent is to locate places according to current county names and boundaries.
Any corrections to county locations would be greatly appreciated.
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/TX/EL.html   (579 words)

  
 1888 - Alma, Ellis County, Texas - Hating Texas, Hard Times, Expensive...
[140056] $75 [Alma, Ellis County, Texas] [1888 - Texas].
Difficult times in Texas: After selling their house for $75 (and having to give a land agent $25 for the transaction) Ollie & Orville Stanley moves across the railroad into poorer quarters where snow and sickness aggrieves.
And there is no pay in raising cotton here unless a man has a large family to pick it for him…." [etc., etc.] This is a detailed letter from a pioneering woman's perspective illustrating in spades specific economic and environmental hardships facing homesteaders seeking a life of opportunity in Texas during the 1880's.
www.bookgarden.com /books/140056.html   (392 words)

  
 New Homes Ellis County Homes For Sale ~ Real Estate in Ellis County Texas
Finding Ellis County, Texas real estate and homes for sale is easy with the services offered by New Homes Realty, Inc. Our Buyers’ Agents are experts in the Ellis County real estate market, builders’ reputations, local schools, and other area services.
Ellis County has a variety of Ellis County Texas real estate listings from which to choose and a New Homes Realty, Inc. agent is ready to help you locate the Ellis County Texas real estate that best fits you needs.
We will also notify you via e-mail when the Ellis County Real Estate and Model Home Tour is available for viewing.
www.newhomes.com /texas/texas_ellis_county_new_homes.html   (454 words)

  
 Bentwood Custom Homes
Northern Ellis County is a 20-minute commute to downtown Dallas.
And as they have come to know the Sargents, they find that it's no surprise that the family is among the most respected in Ellis County.
In business, the Sargents continued to build during the '80s when many other builders were forced out of business because of difficulties related to the national savings and loan crisis.
www.bentwood.com   (999 words)

  
 Ellis County Texas Index of Landmarks & Vanished Communities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A shift in county boundaries moved Auburn from Ellis County to Johnson County in 1881.
Surveyed and published in Ellis County Genealogical Society Cemetery Book-Volume 1.
June 12, 1999 historical dedication of The Republic of Texas Memorial Markers for George Ritchie Mercer, Defender who served 25 Feb 1836-20 Jan 1837 and his son Mathison Mercer, Citizen.
landmark.granbury.com /ellis.htm   (1082 words)

  
 Ellis County Homes for Sale. Real Estate in Ellis County, Texas
Browse Homes.com for Texas homes for sale, Texas Real Estate Agents or real estate agents, plus Texas apartments and houses for rent.
Then contact any of the Texas Real Estate Agents for professional assistance finding your Texas area home.
Click on the Ellis cities that you are interested in or search all Real Estate in Ellis County:
www.homes.com /Real_Estate/TX/County/ELLIS   (331 words)

  
 Ellis County Texas Real Estate - Ellis County Homes For Sale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
If you're looking to find your dream home in Ellis County then New Homes Realty, Inc. is the place for you.
We specialize in finding you the home that meets all of your requirements by showcasing the premier Ellis County homes for sale available.
Our Buyer's Agents will guide you through the whole home buying experience from showing you the real estate that interests you to being there with you when the final paperwork is being signed.
www.newhomes.com /texas/ellis_county_real_estate.html   (286 words)

  
 Ellis County, Texas, Air Pollution Sources B   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Abstract: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) compiles data on emission tonnages of air pollutants for US counties.
Ellis County, Texas; Erath County, Texas; and Falls County, Texas.
The Ellis County Seat is Waxahachie, Texas; the Erath County Seat is Stephenville, Texas; and the Falls County Seat is Marlin, Texas.
www.airgrades.net /airquality/sources/texas/ellis_b.htm   (65 words)

  
 Blue Ribbon Homes builds new custom homes with construction in Waxahachie and Ellis County, Texas.
Blue Ribbon Homes builds new custom homes with construction in Waxahachie and Ellis County, Texas.
With the family in mind, each home is a lasting statement of your desires and interests, as well as our commitment to quality.
He began as a broker in Texas, owning and operating his own brokerage office.
www.ribbonhomes.com   (266 words)

  
 FEMA: Ground Crews Top 470,000 Acres Searched, 76 Percent Of Ground Search Completed; 4,900 Personnel Actively Looking ...
Lufkin, TX -- Ground searches continue at full strength across a wide swath of East Texas where material from the Space Shuttle Columbia fell as it broke apart over the state on Feb. 1.
The Texas primary search field has been narrowed to 19 counties in East Texas.
The main debris search corridor is a 10-mile wide by 240-mile long area, extending from Ellis County, Texas to Toledo Bend Reservoir on the Texas, Louisiana border.
www.fema.gov /news/newsrelease.fema?id=2384   (540 words)

  
 Cyndi's List - Wills & Probate
This article is the first in a three part series analyzing a 1760s Orange County, Virginia will written by a widow.
We are indebted to Wayne W. Walker for making a copy of his Abstracts from the Court of Probate Records for Annapolis County, Nova Scotia available to us on the Internet.
An index of 26,000 probate records for eleven Texas counties.
www.cyndislist.com /wills.htm   (1651 words)

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