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HARDSHIPS OF A GERMAN FAMILY

Published July 18th, 2018 by Frontieradmin

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

Published July 12th, 2018 by Frontieradmin

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

Published July 10th, 2018 by Frontieradmin

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

Published July 3rd, 2018 by Frontieradmin

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

Published June 27th, 2018 by Frontieradmin

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

Published June 25th, 2018 by Frontieradmin

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

Published June 12th, 2018 by Frontieradmin

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

Published June 7th, 2018 by Frontieradmin

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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MASSACRE OF THE KHENEN FAMILY IN MONTAGUE CO, TX

Published May 29th, 2018 by Frontieradmin

From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, May, 1925 Written in 1911 by Judge I. D. Ferguson, Denton, Texas - a witness to the events In the year 1867 nearly ...
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A WOMAN’S ESCAPE FROM THE INDIANS

Published May 22nd, 2018 by Frontieradmin

From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, January, 1925 Among the early settlers in Western Texas in 1867 was a man by the name of Rabb. He was one of those ...
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QUANAH PARKER, CHIEF OF THE COMANCHES

Published May 21st, 2018 by Frontieradmin

From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, June, 1947 Quanah Parker, who became chief of a branch of the Comanche tribe, was one of the most remarkable Indians that ever ...
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INDIAN MUSIC

Published May 14th, 2018 by Frontieradmin

From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, June, 1947 Indian Music While the music of the American Indian is not, as often suggested, a part of American folklore music, ...
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TOM SULLIVAN, FORMER SLAVE

By Orn Warder Nolen  From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, July, 1954 Tom Sullivan was a negro, and one of the most remarkable characters in Southwest Texas. ...
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THE MASSACRE OF JOHN WEBSTER AND PARTY

From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, October, 1923 After Sam Houston’s decisive victory at San Jacinto, many people came to Texas from the older states.  ...
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BEATING BACK THE RED WARRIORS

Published April 25th, 2018 by Frontieradmin

J. Marvin Hunter, Sr.  From J. Marvin Hunter's Frontier Times Magazine, June, 1947 Several years ago Mr. J. M. Hall - comb of Ozona, Texas, related to me the following ...
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A BANDERA COUNTY TRAGEDY

Published April 10th, 2018 by Frontieradmin

From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, August, 1924 During the days of the Civil War, Bandera County was the scene of several tragedies, the most prominent of which ...
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THE STORY OF THE MORGAN MASSACRE

Published March 26th, 2018 by Frontieradmin

By Marjorie Rogers, Marlin, Texas.  From J. Marvin Hunter's Frontier Times Magazine, December, 1935 THE MARLIN FAMILY, for whom the town of Marlin was named, and the Morgan family ...
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NINE YEARS WITH THE APACHES AND COMANCHES - Part Three

Published March 26th, 2018 by Frontieradmin

This is the very moving third part of the story of Apache and Comanche captive, Herman Lehmann.  See part one here.  See part two here From J. ...
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NINE YEARS WITH THE APACHES AND COMANCHES - Part Two

Published March 21st, 2018 by Frontieradmin

This is the thrilling second part of the story of Apache and Comanche captive, Herman Lehmann.  See part one here From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, ...
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NINE YEARS WITH THE APACHES AND COMANCHES - Part One

Published March 20th, 2018 by Frontieradmin

From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, July, 1954 Written by JOHN WARREN HUNTER in 1906  The father and mother of Herman Lehmann came over from Germany with the ...
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