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Wharton County, Texas Biographies and Southwest Texas History
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Wharton County, Texas in 1898 was located in what was called Southwest Texas. It was created on 3 April 1846 out of lands taken from Matagorda, Jackson and Colorado counties. It was named for William Harris Wharton and John Austin Wharton. In this volume you will find a number of brief sketches of the families of several persons of importance when it was written in 1898. There is also a brief history of Southwest Texas with a separate index. The biographies have their own index.
“GEORGE H. NORTHINGTON - Among the well known business men and extensive cotton planters of Wharton County, Texas is George H. Worthington, a member of the mercantile firm of Duncan & Northington. His paternal grandfather, Andrew Northington, was a product of the Old North State and as early settler of Texas, settling in this State in 1831 in Brazoria County.”
Surnames Included in This Publication
BARBER, BOONE, BOWIE, BRUNER, BURLESON.
CALLOWAY, CAMERON, CHEATHAM, COFFEE, COLLLINSWORTH, CRAIG, CRAWFORD, CROOM.
DAVIS, DAWSON, DENNIS, DICKSON, DUNCAN.
GALBRAITH, BILLESPIE, GREEN.
HALL, HAMPTON, HARDEMAN, HARRISON, HARWELL, HEARD, HEBERT, HERDER, HILLJE, HINTON, HOLLAND, HORTON, HOUSTON, HUDGINS.
KEMP, KNOX, KOKERNOTT.
MAVERICK, McCULLOCH, McMAHON, MILLHOUSE, MORTON.
SCOTT, SIMMONS, SINGLETON, SLADE, SMITH, STILL, SUTHERLAND.
TAYLOR, TERRELL, THATCHER.
VANCE, VASSER, VICTOR.
WALKER, WATTS, WAUL, WEEMS, WHITTEN, WILSON.
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