Good Reading

Andrew and Auguste, edited by Ben J. Krueger. Austin: Von Boeckmann-Jones, 1970. 
This is a family history of Andrew and Auguste (Thiele) Krueger, with chapters on each of their children and grandchildren.  Andrew and Auguste Krueger were my Great-great-grandparents, my earliest german ancestors to immigrate to America, and my earliest ancestors to live in Texas.

Land of Good Water, Takachue Pouetsu, A Williamson County History, by Clara Stearns Scarbrough.  Georgetown:  Williamson County Sun Publishers, 1973.
This history covers all periods of Williamson County history from before western explorers and settlers through modern times.  Scarbrough includes a comprehensive list and description of all county communities large and small.

Road, River, & Ol' Boy Politics, a Texas County's Path from Farm to Supersuburb, by Linda Scarbrough.  Austin: Texas State Historical Commission, 2005.
An excellent history of Williamson County events from the 1921 flood on the San Gabriel River through the establishment of Granger Lake and Lake Georgetown, and the rapid growth of Round Rock and the Dell Computer enterprise.

Stuck in the Mud at Post Oak Island, History of a Texas Settlement, by Charlene Hanson Jordan (self-published), 2008. 
This book includes information about families that lived in Noack, Beyersville and south toward Elgin, Texas.  It has great information about the settlement of Robbins Pasture when it was open range, uncultivated land.