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Victoria County, Texas Biographies and Southwest Texas History
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Victoria County is located in the south central area of Texas and was formed by the Republic of Texas and named after Guadalupe Victoria, the first President of Mexico. In 1722 Nuestra Senora de Loreto Presidio and Mission Nuestra Senora del Espiritu Santo de Zuniga were the first Spanish settlements in the area that became Victoria County. In this volume, you have biographical sketches of many of the early settlers of the county.
“FRANK R. PRIDHAM - One of the first dealers of hardware, Frank R. Pridham was born in the town in which he is now doing business, in 1841, a son of the marriage of P. U. And Malinda (Roberts) Pridham, the former of who was born on the Isle of Guernsey in 1812.”
Surnames Included in This Publication
BATES, BENHAM, BENNETT, BERKOWITZ, BISCHOFF, BONNER, BRAGG, BRAMAN, BREEDEN, BROWN, BURKHART, BUSCHELL.
CALLINDER, CARSON, CLAY, CLEBURNE, COCKE, COLEMAN, COOK, CROSLING, CUNNINGHAM.
DAVIDSON, DeLEON, DEUTSCH.
FINNIGAN, FOX, FREMUTH.
GAMBLE, GONZALES, GOODWIN, GRAHAM, GROSS, GUGENHEIM.
HAAS, HALFF, HALFIN, HAMILTON, HAMPTON, HASS, HAYES, HEXTER, HOGAN.
JANUARY, JONES, JORDAN, JOSEPHS.
KLEBERG, KLEIN, KOONTZ, KREISLE.
LACKEY, LETTS, LEUSCHNER, LEVI, LEVY, LEWIN, LOGAN, LOWE, LOZANO.
MARONDE, McGREW, McNEES, MITCHELL, MULDER.
OLIVER, ONDERDONK, OPPENHEIMER, OWENS.
PALMER, PAXTON, PERRENOT, PHILLIPS, PIRTLE, POWER, PRIDHAM, PRONOUNCE.
RAGAN, RAMIREZ, RANDALL, REED, REGAN, ROBERTS, ROSE, ROSS.
SCHNEIDER, SCHRADER, SCHULZ, SCHWARTZ, SCOTT, SHINER, SHIRKEY, SHIRKY, SHRIEVE, SIBLEY, SMITH, STAFFORD, STALL, STAYTON, STERM, STERNE, SULLIVAN.
TAYLOR, THORNTON, THURMOND.
WARN, WATSON, WEISGER, WELDER, WELDON, WERTHEIMER, WEST, WHEELER, WHIPS, WILLIAMS, WILLIE, WILSON, WINKLEMAN, WOODS, WRIGHT, WYER.
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