E - Files Inventory

 EAKER,Ira C.    
 Llano News, 10 Aug 2011, article about Brig Gen Ira C. Eaker, born Field Creek, Llano Co 13 Apr 1896, enlisted 7 Apr 1917 and served through WWII dying at 91 on 6 Aug 1987
 EASTLAND, et al    
  1. 2 pages of information on Fannie Margrave Eastland Johnson Hammond
  2. Copy of marriage license of Thomas J. Johnson & Fanny Eastland
  3. Copy of marriage license of Emanuel Sampson & Eliza J. Hill
  4. Obituaries of Judge Emanuel J. Sampson and Mrs. E. J. Sampson
  5. 1870 Burnet County, Texas Census, pg 230A, with T. J. Johnson; and pg 231B with Sampson Family
  6. 1920 Burnet County, Texas Census, pg 195B with Thomas Hammond listed
  7. 1850 Fayette County, Texas Census, pg 205B with Eastland family
  8. 1860 Burnet County, Texas Census, pg 173B with Eastland family
  9. Information posted on GenForum by Robert Christian about connection between the Sampsons and the Johnson Family.
  10. Copy of email giving marriage date of Eliza J. Eastland to Warren J. Hill
  11. Copy of email from roan A. McClure giving information on "all things Eastland" website: https://eastlandtennesseefamily.shutterfly.com


  1. Application and supporting information for Official Texas Historical Marker for the Otto House located at 601 Ave F, 2 blocks east of US 281 in Marble Falls.
  2. Undated newspaper clipping from The Shamrock Texan about Robert L. Ebeling, Seaman 2C, USNR, of 407 N. Houston Street, Shamrock, being a member of the crew of the submarine USS Flasher. The article appears to be from the WWII era as it talks about war patrols against the Japanese. Most of the article is about the Flasher submarine and its role in the war. Nothing more is mentioned about Ebeling after the introductory paragraph.
  3. Two short stories written by Marie Ebeling Houy  -   "History of an outstanding cowpony on the Triangle E Ranch O"  and "Animal Stories - A Pair of Geese and Sheep Shearing" from her own experiences growing up in Burnet County
  4. One page handwritten note about Ebeling Family
  5. Letter from Mrs. Bill Bryson to the Texas Historical Commission dated July 11, 1980  about Otto Ebeling House and Family and a second letter from Truett Latimer,  the State Historic Preservation Officer to Ms. Calton dated June 19, 1980 about the advantages and disadvantages of putting the Otto Ebeling House on the National Register of Historic Places. 
  6. Wording of the official Texas Historical Building Marker for the Otto Ebeling House in Marble Falls
  7. The Picayune 26 Aug 2015; "At 97, library thrift store volunteer knows importance of community and education" - Marjorie Ebeling Schroeter, just shy of 97, still regularly volunteers at the Marble Falls Library Thrift Store. Includes picture.
  8. The Picayune 10 Aug 2016; "Margie Schroeter, Sept. 15, 1918 - Aug. 2, 2016" "A heart for helping".
EDGAR, James W.
  •  Newspaper article "J.W. Edgar and Texas Education" by Greg Olds, The Highlander 27 June 1974
  • Obituary for Judy Edgar Allen.
  1. Short biography from "The New Encyclopedia of Texas"
  2. The Highlander Marble Falls Centennial Issue 22 Oct 1987; "The chapel of yesterday provides memories for a resident of today" - about Fairland founder A. H. Edwards
EDWARDS,  W. M. "Mac"  
 The Highlander 6 April 1972; "Spicewood's Mac Edwards Family Having a Busy Retirement" by Greg Olds.  Edwards lived on Cherry Springs Ranch, which previously had been owned by J. Frank Dobie.
 ELKIN(S), et al
  1.  Information about Benjamin Franklin Elkin(s) and his parents, Emanuel and Rebecca Elkin from Joyce & Hayden Moody, August 2015
  2. Copy of Texas Muster Roll Index Card for E. Elkin, Pvt, in Lone Star Guards, Burnet County, Cav., 27th Brig.
  3. See also http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txburnet/cwsketch.html
  4. email from Joyce & Hayden Moody dated 5 Aug 2015 regarding Benjamin Franklin Elkins.
  5. Marble Falls Messenger 2 Jul 1964; obituary for Hirman M. Elkins who died 24 June 1964.

ELLETT, et al

  1. A printed booklet, entitled "A Genealogical History and Update of the Ellett, Warden, and Owsley Families", presented by Jerry and Jessie Shorten for the Ellett Family Reunion, June 4, 1983. With many family pictures and charts.
  2. See also 3-ring binder labeled - Land Heritage Awards - for more information on John V. Ellett Ranch, including photo of Ellett and wife, Elizabeth.

, et al
  1.  Handwritten transcription of diary entries beginning in 1930, ending in 1943.  Mentions names of people who died and everyday events.
  2. Newspaper article "Ellison family settles in Marble Falls" The Picayune 30 July 2003; mentions Hewitt Thomas Ellison and wife Ida Harris


Copy of newspaper obituary from 1873, source unknown.

ENGELBART, Bernard  Obituary for Mrs. Bernhard Engelbart who died 20 Jan 1954. Marble Falls Messenger, 28 Jan 1954.

EPLEY, David

Six pages, double spaced, fictional story about death, burial, and gravesite of David Epley's wife. Undated, submited by Delores Elaine Bius of Chicago.


Typed booklet entitled, "The Eppright Family of Maryland, Tennessee, and Missouri," subtitled "Isaac Eppright of Travis County and Williamson County, Texas. submitted by David Eppright of Travis Co. Texas.


  1. Family Group Charts for
    • Joseph H. Eubank (1825, KY - 1865, Burnet) and Mary E. Dodd (c1827, KY - 1857 Burnet)
    • Joseph H. Eubank and Zerilda Elizabeth Taylor (c. 1862 - 1894 Burnet)
    • Richard Taylor Eubank (1863 Burnet - 1925 Galveston) and Ella Elizabeth Land (1891 Burnet - 1981 Cleburne)
    • Washington Watson ( c1821 KY - 1860 KY) and Zerilda Elizabeth Taylor

        2. 23 April 1987 newspaper clipping from Burnet Bulletin about descendants of J.S.Watson finding information about their family in an old copy of the Bulletin. Some family  stories are included in the article.

EVANS, Nancy & Evan

  1. Newspaper clipping of story with pictures of Evan and Nancy Evans family. Titled, "Evan and Nancy Evans and the Smithwick Gold Rush", subtitled "While their cousins searched for gold in California, these Burnet County pioneers sought their fortune here. From The Highlander, 18 Dec 1975. Information for the story provided by Madolyn Frazier.
  2. Newspaper photo of Nancy Evans and Daughters. Unknown newspaper and unknown date.
  3. The River Cities Tribune 10 Jan 2003 entitled "Many in Burnet County descended from Evans Family" with picture of Evan Gabriel Evans. By Linda Ware.

EVERETT, et al

  1. Newspaper clipping from the Austin American, 17 Nov 1950, with picture, about Henry Everett. Everett came to Burnet County in a covered wagon in 1884, when, according to the article, "...cattle grazed without benefit of fences."
  2. Burnet Bulletin, 27 Oct 2004, Photo of Everett Reunion, with caption naming participants.
  3. Photo of family of Jordan Everett family at Confederate Veteran Gravemarking; date unknown.