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INDIAN ATROCITIES IN PARKER COUNTY

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Published September 13th, 2018 by

From Hunter’s Frontier times Magazine, August, 1944 Hon. G. A. Holland In July, 1862, Hiram Wilson and his brother-in-law, Mr. Fulton, were preparing to make sorghum. They sent William Wilson, 12, ...
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OX WAGONS, INDIANS, AND WINCHESTERS

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Published September 12th, 2018 by

From Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, June, 1934  By Muster Neora KeelI IN THE YEAR 1850 my grandparents with my mother and her two brothers crossed the plains from Missouri to ...
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HARROWING EXPERIENCE OF MRS. KIRBY np

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Published September 12th, 2018 by

From Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, July, 1927 Indians in 1871 killed the husband and two children of Mrs. E. K. Kirby, 76-year-old-resident, living with her daughter 20 miles north of Uvalde. Although ...
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CHIEF SATANTA'S ELOQUENT SPEECH / MASSACRE OF HENRY WARREN'S TRAIN

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Published September 3rd, 2018 by

From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, May, 1938 At a peace council held in October, 1867, on the Arkansas river, in the present state of Oklahoma, between United States ...
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THREE MONTHS AMONG THE INDIANS (Part 2 of 2)

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Published August 29th, 2018 by

Written by Ole T. Nystel, of Meridian, Texas Part 2 of 2 Attempt To Escape.  On the following afternoon I was set to digging roots for food. One Indian stood near ...
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THREE MONTHS AMONG THE INDIANS (Part 1 of 2)

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Published August 28th, 2018 by

Written by Ole T. Nystel, of Meridian, Texas THE author of this work, Ole Tergerson Nystel, was born in Henderson county, Texas January 4. 1853. My parents immigrated from Norway, Europe, to ...
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MISS ANN WHITNEY, THE FRONTIER HEROINE

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Published August 13th, 2018 by

From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, July, 1927 THE SCHOOL children of Hamilton county have marked the last resting place of Ann Whitney, frontier school teacher, who was ...
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AN INDIAN’S SPEECH

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Published August 11th, 2018 by

From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, July, 1927 Justice C. H. Crownhart (Red Jacket was chief of the Wolf clan, Seneca nation based in western New York). The ...
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THE SUBLIME COURAGE OF A FRONTIER BOY

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Published August 6th, 2018 by

John Warren Hunter, in 1910  FROM Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, January, 1948 Captain Cal Putman came to Texas in 1821, and with his family settled on the San Gabriel, in ...
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BRUTE COURAGE AND ENDURANCE OF THE INDIAN

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Published July 26th, 2018 by

From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, January, 1937 A GREAT DEAL has been said, about the endurance of the Indian and the desperate manner in which a redskin ...
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INDIAN RAID IN DUVAL AND NUECES COUNTIES

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Published July 23rd, 2018 by

From J. Marvin Hunters Frontier Times Magazine, March, 1937 (EDITOR 'S NOTE—The following account of a Mexican and Indian raid on the Texas border, is taken from a photostat ...
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THE CARANKAWA INDIANS

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Published July 22nd, 2018 by

From J. Marvin Hunters Frontier Times Magazine, January, 1948 J. H. Kuykendall Both history and tradition preserves the names of several tribes of Indians, which had become extinct, or blended with ...
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HARDSHIPS OF A GERMAN FAMILY

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Published July 18th, 2018 by

By Bernard Manken, Boerne, Texas  A JOURNEY from Galveston to New Braunfels today is considered a pleasure trip. At night you enter a comfortable Pullman; next morning you enjoy ...
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THE KILLING OF THE INDIAN CHIEF, IRON JACKET

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Published July 12th, 2018 by

W. D. Mathews, of Coleman County, Texas (The experiences of W.D. Mathews, of Coleman County, Texas, were written by Captain H. A. Morse in the following article, which was ...
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PIONEER MOTHER'S SON WITNESSES TERRIFYING SIGHT

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Published July 10th, 2018 by

From J Marvin Hunters Frontier Times Magazine, November, 1949 By Austin Callan.  The war between the States drew most of the manpower out of Southwest Texas and, as a consequence, ...
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THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE XIT RANCH

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Published July 3rd, 2018 by

Mrs. T. V. Reeves THE EARLY and middle nineties saw the last of the great trail herds of Texas following the long road to northern pastures and northern markets.  ...
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BIG TREE'S RAID IN MONTAGUE COUNTY

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Published June 27th, 2018 by

Written in 1911 by W. A. Morris, Montague, Texas.  From Hunters Frontier Times Magazine, October, 1927 I WAS MARRIED December 12, 1867, to Miss Rachel Dennis, and for the first year we lived ...
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LOGAN VAN DEVEER WAS A HERO

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Published June 25th, 2018 by

From Hunters Frontier Times Magazine, June, 1938 This is the vivid story of Logan Van Deveer, at one time owner of the townsite of the city of Austin, and who rescued ...
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GILLESPIE COUNTY TRAGEDIES

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Published June 12th, 2018 by

This series of Frontier Stories was written several years ago by John Warren Hunter, now deceased. One article of the series will appear each month in Frontier Times.  Early ...
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THE MURDER OF MRS LEE AND CHILDREN

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Published June 7th, 2018 by

J. Marvin Hunter, Sr.  The Lee family, father, mother, and four children had homesteaded land about 9 miles from Fort Griffin, Texas, on the banks of the Clear Fork of ...
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