Nineteen books have been compiled and published by
the Brown County Historical Society entitled:
Book Nos. 1 through 6 - Price $10.00 ea. plus tax and mailing fee.
Nos. 7 and 8 - Price $15.00 ea. plus tax and mailing fee.
No. 9 - SCRAPBOOK - Price $15.00 ea. plus tax and mailing fee.
No. 10 - CIVIL WAR VETERANS OF BROWN COUNTY. 440 Veterans listed alphabetically. Price $15.00 ea. plus tax and mailing fee.
No. 11 - HENRY FORD OF BROWN COUNTY - Price $15.00 ea. plus tax and mailing fee.
No. 12 - BROWN COUNTY WW II VETERANS (Surnames "A through G") with brief biographical sketches. Also lists alphabetically veterans who lost their lives. Also includes THEME: BROWNWOOD, TEXAS, IN W.W.II: By Tessica Martin. Price $15.00 ea. plus tax and mailing fee.
No. 13 - BROWN COUNTY WW II VETERANS (Surnames "H through Z") with brief biographical sketches. Also includes WOMEN IN THE MILITARY, and STORY OF CAMP BOWIE. Price $15.00 ea. plus tax and mailing fee.
No. 14 - Short-sketch HISTORY OF EARLY DAYS IN BROWN COUNTY: By F. M. Cross, plus THESIS: THE EDUCATIONAL HISTORY OF BROWN COUNTY, TEXAS (County and Brownwood schools, with brief history of Daniel Baker and Howard Payne College. By: Maudie Joe Fields, in August 1927.
No. 15 - EARLY ISD SCRAPBOOK - EARLY, TEXAS, BROWN COUNTY. Compiled by Lorene Bishop. Price $11.00, plus tax and mailing fee.
No. 16 - EASTLAWN MEMORIAL PARK, EARLY, TEXAS. Recorded over 4,000 tombstone inscriptions. Surnames listed alphabetically with location of graves. Complied by BCHS Members. Price $20.00 plus tax and mailing fee. Deaths began in 1951 through Feb. 28, 2001.
No. 17 - SUPPLEMENT I to RURAL CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS, BROWN COUNTY (See No. 22 below). Supplement includes 51 rural cemeteries updated 1970 - Feb. 2002. The Supplement includes the following other cemeteries: Trickham in Coleman County, Amity in Comanche County, and Blanket Springs in Mills County. Price $25.00 plus tax and mailing fee.
No. 18. - MEMOIRS OF BROOKE SMITH: (He lived in Brownwood from 1876-1940) 1876 Pioneer business man (General Store owner, private banker and real estate) in Brownwood, TX. Book includes VA state history, Civil War years, moves to Indiana and Texas, plus Smith Genealogy. Published 2002. Price: $15.00 plus Sales tax and mailing fee.
No. 19. - SCRAPBOOK II Written and complied by Lorene Bishop, former Brown County Historian. Published December 2003. Brown County historical articles are written in chronological order by years beginning 1828 through 2000. Indexed. Price $15.00 plus tax and mailing fee
No. 20 - STORY OF BROWNWOOD LEADER, J. R. LOONEY, Biography by Earl Looney and MEMORIES BY EARL LOONEY, Son Indexed - Price $10.75 plus S/H
No. 21 - HISTORY OF GREENLEAF CEMETERY, By Ronnie Lappe, President Brown County Historical Commission. Indexed. Price $10.75 plus S/H
No. 22- PIONEER WOMEN OF BROWNWOOD 1956-1976, By Tessica Martin, a longtime professor at Howard Payne University. REprint of earlier edition. Indexed. Price $10.75 plus S/H
No. 23 - HISTORY & GENEALOGY OF BROWN COUNTY SHERIFFS, 1858-2008, Research by Pattie Mauldin. Semi Hard back book, 8x11, 84 pages Xerox w/pictures & indexed. $15 plus sales tax and mailing fee.
OTHER BROWN COUNTY HISTORICAL BOOKS FOR SALE:
SOMETHING ABOUT BROWN - By: Dr. T. R. Havins. Indexed $15.00 plus tax and mailing fee. Printed 1958
THE PROMISED LAND - A history of Brown County. By: James C. White. Price: Available only on a CD-ROM disk in .pdf $5.00 plus tax and mailing fee.
LAST TRAIN TO BLANKET - A book about life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Price: $20.00 plus tax and mailing fee.
THE VIEW FROM THE OLD OAK TREE - On Order. Price: $20.00 plus tax and mailing fee.
EARLY DAYS IN CENTRAL TEXAS - Price: $15.00 plus tax and mailing fee.
FRONTIER'S GENERATION By: Tevis Clyde Smith. Covers years 1854 to 1956 : $15.00 plus tax and mailing fee. Brown County Historical Society index $2.00 extra plus tax and mailing fee.
EARLY COMMUNITIES OF LAKE BROWNWOOD By Pattie Lee Cross Weedon. Price $20.00 plus tax and mailing fee.
RURAL CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS OF BROWN COUNTY By: Hazel Ellis Wetzel. Price $30.00 plus tax and mailing fee.
A FEW GOOD HORSES by Pierce Burns. A hardback book on Brown County about a rural Texas family during the depression era. It's a way of life that is becoming a fading memory. 174 pages. Indexed - Price $24.95 plus S/H
INDEX TO MARRIAGES BROWN COUNTY TEXAS 1880-1920 Compiled by: Opal Langford and Juanita McBee. Price $25.00 plus tax and mailing fee.
McINNIS FUNERAL HOME RECORDS - BROWN COUNTY, TEXAS -1910-1942 Price $10.00 plus tax and mailing fee.
ZEPHYR CEMETERY SURVEY BOOK - Compiled by local Zephyr Club members. Price $15.00 plus tax and mailing fee. Indexed by surnames and maiden names cross-referenced to married names. 1455 deceased names listed with years of birth & death. UPDATED October 21, 2007
SALEM CEMETERY, BROWN COUNTY, TEXAS. History and Alphabetical Listing of persons buried. Price $15.00 plus mailing fee.
NORTH WEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL BROWN COUNTY, TEXAS. By: Estill Franklin Allen. Covers Bangs and Brookesmith areas. Pages 77 through 238 lists families living in the area, their stories, etc. Also historical data by Bransford Eubank. Price $25.00 plus tax and mailing fee.
BLANKET, TEXAS COMMUNITY HISTORY 1983. By: Estill Franklin Allen with an Edition compiled in 2000. Two indexes. Price $25.00 plus tax and mailing fee.
BROWN COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION TOUR OF BROWN COUNTY, TEXAS. Compiled by the Brown County Historical Commission. To be sold by Brown County Historical Society. The book has 106 pages and indexed. Price $15.00, plus sales tax and mailing fee.
CONFESSIONS OF THE WILLIS CREEK GANG - By John Clardy, an interesting and funny story about eight boys growing up in South Brownwood, Texas. Price $15.00 plus sales tax, shipping & handling.
FAIRVIEW CEMETERY, Grosvenor, TX, History compiled by Velma Martin, plus a 14-page Cemetery Plat Alphabetical INDEX DATED 8-30-04, listing known deceased from 1878. Price $20,00 or separately $10.00 each, plus mailing fee.
BUFFALO-EBONY CEMETERY, MILLS COUNTY, 8 1/2 x 11" Booklet,
62 pages, printed August 1991., burial list up-dated September 10, 2002.
Price $10.00 plus mailing fee.
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CD-ROM Disk - Post Card Collection of old buildings in Brownwood and Lake Brownwood, along with history. Over 260 postcards pictured, most in color. (Can't be used as postcards). Price $11.00, tax included.
CD-ROM Disk - Camp Bowie presented in Power Point on your computer. Price $10.00, tax included.
All items listed above will be shipped plus Sales tax and postage.
Books and other items may also be purchased at the History and Genealogy Research Library across from the front of the courthouse. The Brownwood History and Genealogy Research Library is open Tuesday - Friday, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm.
Updated: February 1, 2013