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Comments taken from the Patron Nominations Form submitted by patrons of The TXGenWeb Project.

County

Comment(s) from nominator
June  
Burnet
The things that have been put on this site have been very helpful to me with my genealogy searching.
Coryell
Very informative. Lots of hard work and dedication went into this site.; They have helped me the most
Dallam
Excellent Site. Gets better every time I visit. Kristen Howell does an EXCELLENT job.
Falls
This site has given me a lot of good information on my Barton/Davis ancestors.
McLennan
Useful and interesting
Panola
Since Gloria Mayfield has adopted this site, there have been great improvements. She has contributed much information, and I can see that she has worked many hours to do do so. This page has helped a great deal in my genealogical research.
Wise
One of the best sites that you have
July  
Atascosa
We are a new genealogy library and very proud to be in Atascosa County. Lots of history here. Looking forward to research all areas. And help our community to locate the ROOTS. Ladell.
Burnet
Nominated. No additional comments.
Concho
Very nicely done
El Paso
El Paso is a wonderful and quaint little town. I was born and partially raised there. I love it and the people there.
Ellis
I've looked in several Texas Counties and found this one very well done
Falls
Theresa Carhart was most helpful and her site is well designed and rather pleasant to view.; Very organized !!!
Lamar
This is just one of the Lamar County informative, yet private web sites helping genealogy researchers. Deserves award !!!; It was the county I was born in.
Lamb
Lamb county is a nice and beautiful county.
Navarro
Easy to find. Didn't have to travel all over the internet to find information. Great pictures of the towns -- Postcards, etc. Took me 2 hours to read what I needed, there was SO much information.
Rains
Great site for such a small county.
Swisher
Swisher County's site has a search feature that saves a lot of time. They have a great collection of photographs, comprehensive cemetery listings, and 2 censuses online. It was a treat to use because I was able to fine so much information. In addition, the Swisher County folks offer a service whereby they will photograph the headstone of you ancestor and they only charge on dollar in order to defray the costs of shipping. I wish all GenWeb sites were this good!
August  
Bell
This is one of the most attractive counties in the state of Texas. We have the largest army in the free world, several lakes, many colleges, one of the best hospitals in the world. Also, our people are very friendly and we have a great Sheriff and his deputies. Also, most of our Judges are outstanding. We have some very beautiful homes and a few several hundred acres ranches that are active in cattle, goats and sheep. I am very happy to live in such a wonderful county. We welcome you to come visit our county and also to Belton.
Burnet
A great site with a lot of information to look up.
Castro
This site finally has something which is beneficial to a researcher. Still lacks Castro specific but seems to be headed very much in the right direction.
Concho
I was so pleased to find Concho County and found it to be one of the most interesting and best organized I have been.
Erath
I have found so much valuable data at this site location. Annette Burns & Janice Curtis have saved me thousands of dollars in travel, expense and time. The contributors to this site are outstanding.
Falls
Lady & girls you have done a GREAT job on this site.; Theresa is doing a wonderful job of keeping this page updated.
Tyler
Nominating Tyler County Genealogical Society web site for recognition award. Webmaster kcfalcon@swbell.net wants to have the best site on the www. Has gone from fewer than 50 to more than 275 in last two weeks and on a roll. Expects to hit 400 before school starts. promotional in church newsletters and news papers in the makings and letters to schools. Plans to have every surname and every settlement featured in the foreseeable future. Will have student study helps for studying county history along with Texas and US history and English and geography. Uses other hyperlinks for content when available, has member writer writing genealogy articles on too, that are something else. linking by email with seven family researchers for pooling of text. Is deservant of recognition. webmaster and writer working all night nights to get these ready for the opening of school. When you're hot you're hot. has variety with something for everyone and a variety of age levels. a problem. hard to get into the site. search Tyler County Texas on search engine and it comes up.
Van Zandt
In recognition of the tremendous effort my co coordinators have put in getting data online!
Webb
Laredo County seat.
October  
Burnet
This site was so well organized, and lacked the distracting bright colors that I have seen on other roots web sites. I thoroughly enjoyed it!
Harrison
Great site.
Rusk
Best site of any visited so far.
Van Zandt
Betty Miller is to be commended for all the time and effort spent improving this page in the past months. She deserves a lot of credit for her efforts and I think getting page of the month would be a good reward.
Young
(No comment just nominated)
November  
Castro
This is in honor of Dimmitt. Where Grandma and Grandpa still reside and where I love coming home to every chance I get.
Hood
This is, by far, the best site I have been into on the Genweb project. They furnish so much information freely without sending researcher to numerous other site. Great job!; The best site I have found.; I like the pictorial tour they have on this site. I also like the variety.
Hunt
Home of Audie Murphy.
Fannin
Exciting and informative. Very cooperative and active webmaster. Vast improvement since Susan took over.
Kaufman
Excellent graphics, good presentation and data.; This site has improved 100% since Abby has taken over. She is to be commended along with Kathey K. Hunt and Justin Sanders for all they have contributed.; This web site has been extremely helpful to me and is well organized and updated regularly.; A LOT of new info on cemeteries & a great site!
Kimble
Very easy to use. I love that they've included the census.


 

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