Williamson County
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GRANGER, TEXAS est. 1882 (page 3)

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Methodist Church, Mark Jones Res., Granger Texas

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Street Scene "Looking West on Davilla", Granger, Texas

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Original SPJST Hall [Czech Lodge], Granger, Texas, ca. 1910's

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Czech Girl's Society, took care of church, SS Cryil & Methodius Catholic Church, Granger, Texas, ca. 1902. bottom row l-r: Marie Cervenka [Adolph Naizer], Mary Janak [Wm Cervenka], Marcella Bartosh [John R. Naizer], RosIe Prikryl [Joe Rozacky], Bertha Prikryl [John Vaualatur] [Carhes
Kubala], 2nd Row l-r: Antomie Mareck, [Vinc Bohac], Anna C. Martinka
[Mattthew Rozayra], Emlie David [Joe Sladecek], Tereze Martinka [John
Provaznik], Alzbeth Nemec [Fran Fronek]

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The 1903 wedding of John Bohac and Aloisia Naizer at the S.S. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Granger. A farming family, they raised 7 children.

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Wedding of William Cervenka and Maria Janak, 9 June 1906, Granger, Texas,
photo by Martinets Photo Studio.

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Hermina Janak home southwest of Granger, Texas. Shown are the Andrew Janak and Family, ca. 1896

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William and Mary [Janak] Cervenka and children l-r: Albert, Joe, Willie, and
Bertha, Granger, Texas, ca.1910

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Double Wedding of Brothers: Jo Machu and Tracy Vitek, John L. Machu and Frances Kopecky at their home near San Gabrial River, SE of Granger, Texas.
Shown is the Fireman's Band ca. 1920

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Wedding Photo of  Charles Bernard Bartosh [January 12, 1899 - January 26,1983] and Anastasia Stasny [August 31, 1903 - January 16, 1991] married October 30, 1922. - Granger, Texas

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Family of John L. Machu Sr.,
parents of the two boys in the Machu double wedding l-r standing: John L. Machu Jr. Vera Rozacky, Anton Machu, Albina Svoboda, Frank Machu, Rosie Rozacky, l-r seated: John L. Machu, Sr.,
Raymond, Veronika, Berth Jae, [by gramphone]

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Wedding of William and Mary Janak Cervenka, ca. 1920, Granger, Texas

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Overland Car, ca.1920's, Granger, Texas, l-r: Angeline Rozacky, Frantiska
Rozacky [seated] Mary Rozacky, and Gertude Rozacky.

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Ludvik & Julia Tobolka Cervenka at 50th Wedding Anniversity, Photo by Jno. P. Trlica. Granger, Texas

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Victor Elick & Andela Zrubek's Wedding Photo, Granger, Texas, Heiman & Schlueter Studio, ca.1894

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Granger National Bank, ca. 1924, Granger, Texas

 Granger National bank today

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Arnold Cervenka & Hattie Rozacky Wedding, Granger, Texas, ca. 1935

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Goodrich Tire Store with "Goodrich Flyer" out front, IOOF Building

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Family Photo of Bartosh Family, Granger, Texas
Seated l/r: Marcella Bartosh Naizer, young girl in front of Marcella; Annie C. Naizer, young boy to left of Marcella  Henry F. Naizer,  young girl seated on pedestal  Edith Rose Naizer, Valentin Bartosh,  young boy standing = Emil "Sonny". Bartosh, Filomena Vacek Bartosh,  young girl standing = Adele M. Bartosh, Hermina Dubil Bartosh with  young child in arms = Daniel V.  Bartosh, Mary Parma Bartosh.   Standing l/r: John R. Naizer with daughter Mary Ella Naizer, Martha  Bartosh, Timothy D. Bartosh, Edward J. Bartosh, William M. Bartosh with son Louis L.  Bartosh, Emil R. Bartosh The photo was taken sometimes between August
1917 and April 1918.

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Family of Ludvik & Julia [Tobolka] Cervenka, ca.1949, shown Ludvic and his eleven children after the death of his wife. front row l-r: Ludvic Jr., Frank L., father Ludwig, William, and Emil, back row l-r: Lillian, Augustina, Mary, Adolph, Arnold, Olga, and Clara. Photo by Jno. P. Trlica, Granger, Texas.

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Home in 1900's of John Baca & Francis Bohac Baca, Granger, Texas


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Children of Andelka and Marenka Hajda: Angeline Hajda Repa,b. 1916 and
Marie Hajda Repa, b. 1919, photo ca. 1921, Granger, Texas.

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Wedding of Louis Hajda and Rosie Nemec,
Nov 15, 1915.
Granger, Texas

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Joe Martinka and Anna David Wedding, Frank Martinka, John Martinka, Anton Janak, Robert David, Emil Bartosh, John Naizer, Peter Nemec

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Wedding Josef Bohac & Olga Cervenka Bohac, Sept 1927, Granger, Texas

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Ludvic & Julia Tobolka Cervenka 50th Anniversary w/ Family, Granger, Texas, ca.1933

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Wedding Photo of Josef Bohac and Olga Cervenka, Sept. 1927, Granger, Texas

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Ludvik Cervenka & Julia Tobolka Cervenka Family,
ca 1920, Granger, Texas

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Wedding of John Tobolka & Frances Rychlik, Granger, Texas

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Johann & Johanna Janak [Naizer] Neusser, first Czech citizens in Granger,
Texas ca. 1889.

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Nancie and Gracie Pavliska in their sun dresses, ca 1947, Granger, Texas

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Wedding Photo of Frank Martinets and  Cervenka, parents of Danny Martinets

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Wedding of Dr. Anton Musil and 2nd wife Mokray. Dr. Musil was the first and only physician in the early days in Granger, Texas.

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Wedding Portrait of Heisch Family, Granger, Texas

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Heisch Family

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Young Lady

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Two Young Children

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Baby Photo

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John Bohac and Aloisia Naizer Bohac Wedding, Granger, Texas, ca. 1903

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Czech Wedding Group, ca. 1930, photo by Trlica, Friendship Community east of Granger, Texas

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Wedding of Marcella Bartosh and John R. Naizer, Granger, Texas

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Janak family shown,William Cervenka and wife, Mary Janak and children. Granger, Texas

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Wedding of William Bartosh and Hernima Dubil, Granger, Texas

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Family of John R. Naizer, Granger, Texas

Front row l/r: Mary Lee Man Naizer, Edith Naizer Hajda, Tilie Marie  Prikryl, John R. Naizer, Henry L. Naizer, Marcella Bartosh Naizer,  Andrew G. Prikryl, Mary Ella Naizer Prikryl and Martha Otilie Naizer  Standing l/r: Henry F.  Naizer, Timothy P. Hajda, Bernard B. Naizer, Johnny H. Naizer, Daniel L. > Naizer, Andrew A. Prikryl and Laddie Naizer

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Family of Johann Neusser [Naizer] and Johanna Janak, Granger, Texas
l/r: Anton, Aloisia, Joseph, Millie, Johann and Johanna.  On porch l/r: - Johanna Neusser Klimicek and her children: Martha,   Joseph, Ladislav, Hattie and Matilda. Taken prior to 1910

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Bartosh Family,
standing L-to-R Marcella & John R. Naizer, Emil, William, Edward - seated,
L to R Timothy, Valentin Bartosh, Martha, & Filomena Vacek Bartosh;
one of the original families in Granger, Texas

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Granger Political Hall and General Merchandise Store, ca. 1896, located where current Granger National Bank in 1998. Granger, Texas

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Catholic Church in Granger, Texas, dedicated in 1891, was destroyed and rebuilt in 1916 at a total cost of $32,000 and was paid off in one year.

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A.W. Storrs Opera House, Granger, Texas photo ca. 1980, building torn down

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Celebration on Main Street, Granger, Texas ca. 1910. Per Mr. Rozacky "This was probably a crowd gathered to see the imagine band off at the train station. They often went to the Cotton Palace in Waco to play and also to New Braunsfel."

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Aerial view of Granger, 2 Photos, Granger, Texas


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West Side Main St. Granger, TX., 1916


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Aerial view of Granger, 2 Photos, Granger, Texas

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East Side Main St. Granger, TX.

East Side Main St. Granger,
looking east



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Granger, Texas  by The Handbook of Texas Online

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Granger Through The Years by Clay Coppedge


The Granger Chronicles

According to Dan Martinets, The Lone Granger:

The Tailor and the Hideaway Bride

The Double Murder in Granger, 1934

"Rip" Torn and "Sissy" Spacek Cousins from Granger

Polly want a Galleta?

The Tailor and the Hideaway Bride

John Trlica by Clay Coppedge


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Ghost signs in Granger





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