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First settlers of Lamar County, Texas

Gifford E. White

First settlers of Lamar County, Texas

from the originals in the General Land Office and the Texas State Archives

by Gifford E. White

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Published by G. White, Distributed by Ingmire Publications in [S.l.], [St. Louis, MO .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lamar County (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • Lamar County.
    • Subjects:
    • Land grants -- Texas -- Lamar County.,
    • Lamar County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementedited by Gifford White.
      ContributionsTexas. General Land Office., Texas State Library. Archives Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF392.L36 W47 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 89 p. :
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3048079M
      LC Control Number82141454

      One never recovered from the trip and died. Brooks purchased this lot and built this house around Anglo Immigration Generally, Fannin County was settled in 'waves'. The second phase took place during and after the arrival of railroads. Waco, Tex. In another case, an informant charged Captain Alex B.

      The large and powerful ranches eventually disappeared, however, as they were parceled out to land-hungry settlers who wanted the land for farms and stock farms. Are you kin to John and Sinai Ballew English? Use the 'back' feature of your browser to return here. The picture shown is looking at St. If Grimes was involved in investigating any major criminal cases while serving as city marshal, the Bastrop newspaper was silent on the subject. Since Bell quarreled with everyone, local authorities decided to appoint him deputy sheriff, much to Porter's disgust.

      Wild turkey populations in the thousands once lined the turkey roosts near present day Turkey, Texas. He and his brother Masons met the fourth Sunday of each month on the second floor of a building at Chestnut and Pecan Streets. This camp consisting of several businesses, was attacked by a party of about Plains Indians, mostly Cheyennes, Comanches, and Kiowas, under the leadership of Quanah Parker and Isa-tai. Marker Title: Lamar County, C. Porter had a rough time at Bastrop. Present-day Turkey is located at the intersection of State Highways 86 and 70, on the Burlington Northern railroad line in the southwestern corner of Hall County.


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First settlers of Lamar County, Texas book

Farmers later plowed up the prairie and planted trees that obscured the persimmon grove. The defenders, twenty-eight men and one woman, gathered in Jim Hanrahan's Saloon, Charlie Myers and Leonard's Store, and Charles Rath and Wright's Store and repelled the initial charge with a loss of only two men.

Many have been sold, and only a few remain. Betweenbrothers Lafayette L. Harriett Robinson's mother's master was Samuel W.

Lamar County Historical Markers

He was the nephew of Rowland Cobb, who settled at Ladonia in Plans called for a road 30 feet wide and clear of tree stumps over 12 inches high. A newspaper, the Turkey Gobbler, began publishing in Bell refused to pay, said Porter later, until he spent two hours in jail thinking it over.

Prisoners escaped from the jail regularly. Extract: William Alexander Wallace, i. Maxey, W. More than 82, cattle were reported in the county that year, while 1, acres was planted in corn and acres was devoted to cotton. They lived at Delba, in the extreme southern part of Fannin.

Catherine had just learned that the Mexican Army, led by dictator Santa Anna, had captured the Alamo. Are you kin to John and Sinai Ballew English? He was born inin Montgomery County, Missouri.

Turkey Texas Webpage

Highway about ninety miles southeast of Amarillo. In the winter the Whooping Crane eat the grain too. The sheriff wanted the support of the army to arrest such a dangerous fugitive.

Of these, forty were given to Johnson and another to the other scouts. Gist became the postmaster and served untilwhen the post office was discontinued. Byseveral hundred Cobb marriages had been recorded in county records. The county's population had more than doubled to 1, sinceand pressure on the large ranches to sell land was becoming more intense.

The Rath Trail, which ran from Fort Griffin to Adobe Walls, Texas, and then to Dodge City, Kansas, extended through Hall County and was used by buffalo hunters until they left the area, after which it led ranchers and their cattle in. Major George W. The route is roughly followed by later roads.

Connally, Jr. Byseventy-nine ranches and farms had been established in the county and the population had increased to Tarrant, who sent scouts in every direction in search of the children and to notify the settlers that the Indians were upon them and to keep a sharp lookout.

He begged Reynolds to remove Allen and his cronies from office and give Bastrop a decent local government. Lamar sent a commission including David G.

Mackenzie's troops also captured more than 1, Indian ponies. In addition, the farmers who settled the county were from the upper South and had little experience in slaveholding or raising cotton. The story told to Zebulon and other family members was of George vowing to never let the Mexican soldiers get their hands on the garrison's ammunition supply.Aug 16,  · First Families of Tennessee: A Register of Early Settlers and Their Present-Day Descendants [East Tennessee Historical Society, Lamar Alexander, Wilma Dykeman] on atlasbowling.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Fromwhen William Bean established his residence at one of Daniel Boone's old hunting camps, until /5(3). Details about The First Settlers of Lamar County, Texas by Gifford White. The First Settlers of Lamar County, Texas by Gifford White.

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28 rows · First Settlers of Lamar County, Texas, by Gifford White, Information taken from the Originals in The General Land Office and The Texas State Archives, Austin, Texas.

Book -. A native of Seguin, Texas, Andrew Jackson Sowell () was a Texas Ranger and the author of Rangers and Pioneers of Texas (), Life of Big Foot Wallace (), Early Settlers and Indian Fighters of Southwest Texas (), History of Fort Bend County (), and Incidents Connected with the Early History of Guadalupe County, Texas (undated).

This text contains a list of selected persons buried in the First Street Cemetery in Waco, Texas. Each person listed has a full name, birth and death dates, and a short biographical statement.

Maps on pages vi and vii show the location of the cemetery within the atlasbowling.com: T. Bradford Willis. Peters Colony (also “Peters’ Colony”) was formed as a result of a contract (which was authorized by the Texas Congress on January 4, ) between William S.

Peters and his associates, a group of English and American men, and the President of Texas, Mirabeau Lamar. It began on August 30, Three other contracts modifying the original would be signed followed by numerous legal battles.