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

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Comment(s) from nominator

January
Gillespie The most complete and informative site of any that I have used.
Comal Wanda Qualls is spectacular. She consistently searches out and adds info for all of her websites, we are lucky to have her!
Montgomery The black box postings are most interesting...good work!
Swisher Great to see new information and the different format.
Coryell This site is one of the best on the USGenWeb project. Full of excellent information. Great online census records. Easy site to navigate. Did not find my family, but it did not matter. What a pleasure to visit a site that shows so much caring and attention
Colorado This site is wonderful! It is easy to use and has more information than I ever thought I would find. I am enjoying myself.
Falls I like the ease of finding things of interest. I don't have to search to find it, it is on the home page.
Kaufman This site has more information than any county site I have visited. There are census records, military records, cemetery enumerations, etc. No other county web page compares to this site- I love it and am proud to say I live in Kaufman County!
Garza User friendly, lots of photos and info. Prompt replies from coordinator.
WSise The Wise County website is just so complete, and always adding. It is also easy to understand and easy to navigate. I've researched for 20 odd years and in several states and counties - I've never found one better! The folks are so helpful too!
Wise This is one of the most active and complete county sites that I have visited.
Falls One of the easiest site to get around in. And great info!
February
Leon This is the best county site I have seen. It is wonderful. I have found a lot of information and I am still finding more.
Madison Very user friendly! Information is easy to find and well organized.
Houston This is a wonderful website, I like it because we can enter our family history and photos of our ancesters.
Angelina Very professional site which is easy to navigate.
Briscoe I find the Briscoe County website easy to navigate.
Colorado Great web site. Found info that will help. Well laid out, easy to navigate.
March
Leon The best website that I've seen!
Haskell Haskell County deserves to be County of the month. It has much genealogical material without the distracting bells & whistles.
Mitchell The people that have maintained and shared to this website have done a great job. Lots of information for researchers.
Coleman Wonderful website with tons of infomation. Helped me VERY MUCH.
Cherokee Easy to navigate site with helpful information.
Navarro I found information here that helped locate my great aunt and her two babies in Athens Cem.
Grayson The website is absolutely the most helpful and accurate of all the ones that I have used including other states.
Coleman This is one of the most complete county sites that I have seen. It contains birth, death and marriage records taken from actual records. Also has a complete inventory of all cemeteries and obits from newspapers.
Palo Pinto The website consists of numerous opportunities available to the serious geneologist, along with many dedicated researchers. Thanks to the people of Palo Pinto county who have put together is most informative site.
Shelby Best genealogy site on the web
Ector No comment. Nomination only.
Tarrant I have doing genealogical research for about 25 years and find that the Tarrant County web page is extremely user friendly and would hope that others would use their example for ease of searching and completness.
Willacy Organized layout.
Nolan This county has the most information I have seen on any county. I want to thank all who worked on it. Good Job!
April
Montgomery This site is very well maintained. The graohics are good. The information is outstanding. Plus, the coordinator is very reachable.
Dawson I am nominating Dawson County because it is a good county web site. I was born in Lamesa, Dawson, TX and am proud of it.
Houston Billie is doing a wonderful job with the Houston Co. web site.
Sutton No comment, nomination only.
Henderson I've done a lot of internet genealogy research and haven't found a website with as much information on it as TXHENDER It's GREAT!!
Haskell This county page has everything and should be county of the month
Gray This county has been overlooked! It is a wonderful source of information.
Live Oak Coordinator Lola corrected a grave error I made in a posting, which would have led to trouble.
Montgomery No Comment, nomination only.
Houston I have been able to locate several things that are benefical to me. Since I live in Harris County, It has saved me a lot of time. Thanks to all who serve there.
Henderson Had "brickwall" Core family for years -personal visit to Ben Wheeler, TX didn't yield answers. Yesterday sent inquiry to Henderson Co. TXGenWeb Project, B. Freeman answered back in the pm with dates and articles. unusual GREAT SERVICE and prompt.
Madison No comment, nomination only.
Terry I love Terry County all the people there are friendly.
Menard Great Site! Very informative for researchers! Thanks to Alicia Brown!
Shelby They have added so much and keep things easy to find!
Tarrant No comment, nomination only.
Motley This web site is great with lots of information and put together so good. A job well done by all.
Henderson Many of my relatives are on this sight. Of the other sights I have visited, this one is more informative that what I have even seen on Other state sights. Thank you and keep up with the information.
May
Gillespie Loads of genealogical information. Coordinator is very helpful.
Brown No comment, nomination only.
Grimes Excellent work . . . very glad to see family and community info for help and just remembering "my childhood"! Thanks for your great work!!!!
Houston This site on Houston County has been very helpful in my search
Rockwall Very good site!
Rockwall No comment, nomination only
Rockwall Great site and my email to the coordinator was answered promply.
Crosby Linda has done a great job in listing our cemeteries.Thank you for sending her our way.
Montgomery The Montgomery Co.TXGenWeb is truly a great resource for family research. It has also instilled motivation and an awareness of its' citizens, example being the documentation and restoration of cemeteries. This site is long overdue for recognition.
Garza This is great site; the webmaster is very helpful.
Haskell Since Shirley Webb took over the work of Haskell Co., TX it has improved so much. I had not search for anything there in a year and decided to check one day. It has so much more to offer. It great that all the cemetery record will so be there. Thanks.
June
Rockwall Very nicely laid out; easy to use and searchable!
Brazoria I like that inaccurate intro has been deleted (Brazoria was NEVER capital of the Republic of TEXAS) and new design.
Brazoria No comment, nomination only.
Kerr Shirley Webb's Kerr County has a wealth of research information. She not only places data that a researcher would need but also helps find records that one is looking for.... I believe she deserves the COM Award for her past and continuing efforts.
Falls There is a lot of good infomation on this website! I go here to search my family Blood line....
Falls Well managed, prompt and thorough info, helpful links, great photos, a pleasure to visit periodically.
Tarrant No comment, nomination only.
Karnes This site has a lot of history files on it which are really great as they have some ancestors in there!
Baylor No comment, nomination only.
Shelby Very informative and user friendly. Great history resource.
Limestone No comment, nomination only.
Guadalupe Hidden treasures of family finds on this site by Wanda Qualls. I have been looking for my family for 7 years and the trail led to Guadalupe. Upon further research, of this county it yielded vast amount of family history that had long been forgotten.
   
   
   
July
Dawson Although not the most populous nor the largest, Dawson County is clearly the most charming. In addition, any other county in the State would have difficulty matching the percentage of upstanding citizens!
Shelby Bar none; any other site I have visited for any other county/parish ... in several states ... this is the BEST!!!
Wise LaDarla, Sue & David have made the Wise Co website wonderful. If not for them, I would be years behind finding relatives.
Morris my greatgandparents my grandparents and Father who were born here and told me so many stories about the land they were born on.
Lee Lee County is a very nice site.
Brown No comment, nomination only.
Haskell Very good work.
Coryell Bobby Ross has done an incredible amount of good work on this site. So much information. You can tell all the time and effort she has put into it.
Crosby Since finding TXGenWeb, I have looked through other similar sites and the one from Crosby county is very easy to navigate. Thanks for being there; it is of great comfort.
Coryell Very informative. Evidence of a lot of work.
Garza I would like to commend Billie Nichols for her work. She has been great about helping us get some information online about my grandparents, who were early settlers in Garza County. The site has also been very helpful to me! Thanks again!
Webb Very thorough and interesting website under the direction of a skilled webmaster.
Houston Very helpful, very well put together site...
Panola This is a great site.
Kenedy THE BeST PLACE TO LIVE EVER!!!
Coleman I have been happily surprized at how much information is on the site. Also, it is very easy to get around on the site. Some sites are a mess to find anything.
Hill A beautiful job of presenting this information. I have refered several other people to look at your site. It is very interesting and well laid out. I enjoyed it and will look at it often. Thanks.
McCulloch I'm very impressed with this GenWeb county site and would like to recommend it for an award.
Garza Some of my ancestors are Garzas' on my mother's great-parents side and I am also part Comanche on my father's grandparents side of the family that lived in Garza County.
Madison This is one great site! I have found a lot of informatin that I have been searching for. Thank you for making my research easier.
Terry I was raised in Brownfield and love seeing all the information out there.
August
Collin No comment, nomination only
Nolan This site is very well organized and contains very specific and helpful information. I was able to view marriage records and cemetery information quickly. It was a pleasure to visit. The web site is well designed and is also easy to navigate.
Winkler We have kin in many Texas counties and have done a lot of research. Surfing your site yesterday I was impressed at how much info was there!
Webb My nomination for County of the Month (August 2007) is Webb County. The new county coordinator, Teresa Stewart Sitz, has done a great job at renovating the former site, utilizing her fine skills as a webmaster.
Lavaca New look and very easy to navigate. Lots of new items posted since my last visit. It is very apparent that Ms. Johnson is a very dedicated coordinator.
Rockwall One of the most informative county websites I have come across.
Tarrant I think this website strives to meet so many needs. It is easy to navigate and includes tons of information and links. Excellent and always adding more.
Hardin Home of Shelby Corzine 1835 my ancestor
September
Leon Cheryl Burk has done an outstanding re-working and adding useful information.
Crosby For a small rural county, the Crosby County, Texas GenWeb site has much more complete information than surrounding counties. It is logically arranged and easy to navigate as well. The coordinators actively manage the site and content.
Angelina Great old records. If I find at least one record on a county website I'm pleased. I found 4 on this site. Good work, thanks so much.
Rockwall This county's website has been pretty good (lots of information) for several years. However, I recently visited the site for the first time in a couple of years, and I was very impressed. A good website had become excellent.
Rockwall Without a doubt, the Rockwall County TX site is the most improved I have found on USGEN. Ms Kathey Hunt has done an excellent job of turning the site from one of average to outstanding. Her history knowledge of the county only adds greatness.
Bexar No comment, nomination only.
Dallas Great county page full of infomation.
Travis Great county page full of infomation.
Gillespie Great county page full of infomation.
Erath I'm so delighted to see this great Erath Co Tx website! Chock full of great things to look at, and read about. I love it!
Houston No comment, nomination only.
Taylor No comment, nomination only.
October
Nolan No comment, nomination only.
Karnes No comment, nomination only.
Brazoria Great site!
Montgomery No comment, nomination only.
November
December
 

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