Austin County Texas

Welcome to the Austin County, TXGenWeb Project site!  My name is Jane Keppler and I am the County Coordinator for Austin County.  If you have an interest in helping to maintain this site, please email me.  I am looking for volunteers.

While visiting the site I hope that you will find valuable information to aid in your research for families in Austin County.
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I must thank the previous coordinators, Joy, Steve and Linda for all the hard work and hours they have put into this project.  TXGenWeb needs more volunteers like them so if you are interested contact me.
 
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PLEASE NOTE:   I do not live in Austin County and cannot do research.

NOTE:  I only do transcribing and helping people with genealogical research.  I have nothing to do with the cemetery, so if you are looking for information on purchasing plots or rules and regulations of the cemetery, contact the caretaker or a local funeral home.

 

Other Austin County Schools

Scroll for school pictures  in Austin County Schools

 

 

Bradbury School Children ca 1919

top left Mandoline Meinecke, Leona Meinecke and center front Roy Meinecke.

 

 

Cochran School

at 

Raccoon Bend.

Grades 5 & 6

Name these children!

Cochran School at Raccoon Bend 1-16-1936
Left to right
Bottom row:
1. JIMMIE DINKINS  2. WINSTON WOODLEY  3_________   4_________5. EARLINE KAEHELE (NOW MRS. NELSON DAVIS)
6. JUNE ROSE DICKEY  7._________
2ND ROW
8._____9. MIKE MC ENROE  10. JOYCE HELEN SMITH  11________12. CHARLES DEERE  13. LAVERNE JENNINGS
14 ________   15________.
3RD ROW
16. DOYLE TURNER  17. BILLIE DOBBINS  18. BOB CHARPIOT  19._____  20.______21_______.
22.  _____23. JACKIE EVANS
4TH ROW
24. JOHN SULLIVAN  25 ________ 26. MILDRED ICET  27. BESSIE JUNE CLOYD   28. VIRGINIA BELL
29._________30. ALICE SCHULZ
5TH ROW
31. _________32. MAX KALISZEWSKI  33. A. R. PARKER  34. JULIA DINKINS  35._________36.___________

 

 

 

Schoenau School

1923

Miroslav Petrusek provided this picture for SCISSORTAIS STILL RETURN TO SCHOENAU by Geraldine Luetge, published in 1985.  The names of the pupils and teachers can be found in that book in the chapter about schools.

 

This pictures shows Miss Ida Fordtran, the teacher, in the center with Dickie Wassermann and Cornell Eckermann, the two little boys with the slate.   On the first row left to right are Dennis Luetge, Elsie Eckermann, Adela Braun, Anita Eckermann, Mundian Glaeser, and Arthur Rodiek.   On the second row are LeRoy Luetge, Hugo Wassermann, Miroslav Petrusek, Alfred Eckermann, Gilbert Eckermann, Walter, Pfeiffer, Stanley Vasicek, Wilbert Eckermann, with one name missing.   Edna Eckermann, Carrie Wassermann, Theresa Vasicek, Lena Neumann, Lena Pfeiffer, and Lydia Pfeiffer ar on the back row with two names missing.   Miroslav Petrusek provided this picture for SCISSORTAIS STILL RETURN TO SCHOENAU by Geraldine Luetge, published in 1985.

Geraldine Luetge submitted it to the Austin County Historical Commission in June of 2008.

 

 

Scull Creek School

1913

 Miroslav Petrusek provided this picture for SCISSORTAIS STILL RETURN TO SCHOENAU by Geraldine Luetge, published in 1985.  The names of the pupils and teachers can be found in that book in the chapter about schools.

 

 

Star Hill School

       

These pictures taken by Jane Keppler and her daughter on February 21, 2019.

                                              

 

 

 

 

 

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Website maintained by Jane Keppler, Austin County Coordinator.
Rob Yoder - TX State Coordinator

The assistant state coordinators are Carla Clifton and Jane Keppler.

 


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