Manuscript Vertical File 

Collection Number: MVF 7-14

Accession Numbers: 0102-297; 0203-47; 0304-290; and 0506-162

Item(s): Genealogical information packet on the Burgoon family; and genealogical information packet listing the descendants of Jacob Burgoon; information from entitled Commemorative Biographical Record of the Counties of Sandusky and Ottawa Ohio; photocopies of obituaries for Henry Burgoon and a CD-ROM entitled A Genealogy and History of Texas.  


Donor: Charles Licari  

Date Received: September 6, 2002, June 24, 2004, and May 9, 2006

Literary Rights Statement: 

     Permission to publish from the collection must be obtained from the Irving Archives, Irving Public Library.


     The file contains two packets of genealogical material on the Burgoon family. The first is about the family in general.  The second packet is entitled “Descendants of Jacob Burgoon.” The Burgoon family settled during the 1850s in the Estelle community in today’s northwest Irving. Also included in the file is a document printed from entitled “Commemorative Biographical Record of the Counties of Sandusky and Ottawa, Ohio,” 1896. The article contains biographical sketches of Burgoon family members. The reprint is from 2004. Also in the file is a CD-ROM entitled Genealogy and History of Texas and photocopies of two obituaries for Henry Burgoon (1911). The CD contains histories of various Texas counties and a history of Texas written in 1924.