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"500 Years of Palmer Families - From England to Texas"
H. Taylor Pendley, D.D.
213 Toler Drive
Mesquite, Texas 75149-5864
Always in Print
 
 
 
"Frontier Blood - The Saga of the Parker Family"
Jo Ella Powell Exley
Texas A&M University Press, 2001
Page 45
 
"Lone Star - A Texas of History Texas and Texans"
T. R. Ferenbach
Wings Books, 1968
Page 222

"Early East Texas - A History From Indian Settlements to Statehood"
Joe Ellis Ericson
Heritage Books, Inc., 2002
Pages 66, 83, 87, 90, 102, 140 and 142
Also Avialable from Ericson Books
 

"A History of Parmer County"
Parmer County Historical Society
Eakin Press, 1974

"Papers Concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas"
Volume II, pp. 75-77, 84, 516, 628, 638, 642-643
Compiled and Edited by Malcolm D. McLean
Texas Christian University Press, 1975
 
"Papers Concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas"
Volume III, pp.37-38, 184, 238
Compiled and Edited by Malcolm D. McLean
Texas Christian University Press, 1976
 
"Papers Concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas"
Volume VI, pp. 202-203, 221
Compiled and Edited by Malcolm D. McLean
University of Texas at Arlington, 1979
 
"Papers Concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas"
Volume XII, pp. 71, 233, 279, 291, 304, 308, 321, 385
Compiled and Edited by Malcolm D. McLean
University of Texas at Arlington, 1985
 
"Papers Concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas"
Volume XIII, pp. 75, 87, 114-115, 119, 123, 129, 132, 135, 145, 153, 155, 163, 527-529, 530, 531-532, 541, 546, 556-557, 560, 562, 568, 572, 576, 593, 605-606, 609-610, 618-619, 631, 634, 643, 652-655, 657-559,672-673,696, 700, 745
Compiled and Edited by Malcolm D. McLean
University of Texas at Arlington, 1987
 
"Papers Concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas"
Volume XIV, pp. 195, 325, 489, 506
Compiled and Edited by Malcolm D. McLean
University of Texas at Arlington, 1988

"Martin Parmer - The Man and the Legend"
Joe E. and Carolyn R. Ericson
Ericson Books, 1999
1614 Redbud
Nacogdoches, Texas 75961-2936
936-564-3625
 
"Stephen F. Austin - Empresario of Texas"
Greg Cantrell
Yale Universtiy Press, 1999
Pages 183, 184, 186 & 187
 
 
"The Personal Correspondence of Sam Houston, Vol. I: 1839-1845"
Madge Thornhall Roberts
University of North Texas Press, 1996
Pages 317, 319, 320n, 324, 326n, 327 & 333-334
 
Lone Star Rising
The Revolutionary Birth of the Republic of Texas
William C. Davis
Free Press / A Divison of Simon & Schuster
New York, 2004
Pages 71-73, 87, 231
 

"The Raven or A Biography of Sam Houston"
Page 201 and 485, "Ring Tailed Panther"
Marquis James' classic biography of  Sam Houston won the 1930 Pulitzer Prize. continuously in print ever since. Various Publishers.
 
"The Sons of the Republic History Book"
Pages 133 & 134
Turner Publishing Company, 2001
P.O. Box 3101
Paducha, Kentucky 42002-3101
 
 
"The Nacogdoches Story"
Joe E. Ericson
Heritage Books, 2000
Pages 41, 42 & 43
 
 
 
"Three Roads to the Alamo"
William C. Davis
Harper Perennial, 1999
Page 292
 
 
"Texas Trailblazers - San Augustine Pioneers"
Harry P. Noble, Jr.
Pages 75, 114 &136
Best of East Texas Publishers, 1999
515 South First Street
P.O. Box 1647
Lufkin, Texas 75901
409-634-7444

500 Years of the Palmer Families - 
From England to America
 
Dr. Taylor Pendley who spent  decades researching his book on the Palmer family will still sell copies of his classic, "500 Years of the Palmer Families - From England to America."  It contains a tremendous amount of genealogy and history of Martin Parmer, his ancestors and his descendants.  Every descendant of Martin Parmer should have at least one copy.  Copies can be obtained from Dr. Pendley at:
 
Dr. H. Taylor Pendley
213 Toler Drive
Mesquite, Texas 75149-5864
 
Dr. Pendley has advised us that he will be bringing his book for sale at the 2003 Reunion at Washington-on-the-Brazos.
 
 

Copies of Mrs. F. B. Von Rosenberg's, "The Ring Tailed Panther", can still be found even though it is out of print.  The San Jacinto Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas in Houston still has a few copies for sale in their Texas gift shop at the Memorial Log Cabin.  Mrs. Von Rosenberg is a member of that chapter.  Call:  713-522-0396

If you find a history that has been published that mentions Martin Parmer that has not been listed here, please let us know so we can update this page.  Thanks!

 
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