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MARY E. BELL OF KIMBLE COUNTY, TEXAS DESCRIBES PIONEER LIFE

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Published November 13th, 2015 by

From J. Marvin Hunter's Frontier Times Magazine, April, 1941 There is now living in London, in the northeast corner of Kimble county, on the waters of the Big Saline Creek, one ...
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Some Early Bell County History - L. A. Chanslor

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Published October 7th, 2014 by

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, March, 1928] THREE YEARS after the organization of Bell county and in the fall of the year 1856, there was a decided movement ...
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Early History of Camp San Saba

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Published September 7th, 2014 by

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, March, 1933] THE ROAD LEADING from Fort Mason, said to have been established in 1850 by direction of Col. Harvey of the Second ...
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From a Former Texan - Some Early Kimble County History

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Published August 5th, 2014 by

Editor Frontier Times. Bandera, Texas. I am an old timer from Texas, and, a few weeks ago a neighbor who recently came here to live, called on me. She learned ...
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Kimble Co. History Tells of Pioneer Struggles - By Coke R. Stevenson, Jr.

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Published June 24th, 2014 by

[From J. Marvin Hunter's Frontier Times Magazine, September, 1930] THE TERRITORY embraced in Kimble County, was formerly a part of Bexar County. Several volumes of the county records were transcribed from ...
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Louis Schmidt of Mason County, Texas - J. Marvin Hunter

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Published June 17th, 2014 by

From J. Marvin Hunter's Frontier Times Magazine, February, 1929] In 1872 a sixteen-year-old lad by the name of Louis Schmidt drifted into Mason. He boarded with the sheriff, acted as jailor ...
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The Story of the Old French Colony

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Published June 16th, 2014 by

By Louise Boyer, in Texas History Teachers' Bulletin, October 22, 1924 [From J. Marvin Hunter's Frontier Times Magazine, October, 1935] WHILE THE PRINCIPAL events connected with the early colonization and settlement of ...
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Frio County History - Mrs. W. A. Roberts

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Published June 2nd, 2014 by

We offer first, an introduction to the author, Mrs. W. A. Roberts, followed by her actual account of very early days in Frio County, TX. [From J. Marvin Hunter's ...
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Some Early Bell County History - L.A. Changer, Ritteen, Texas.

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Published April 15th, 2014 by

[From Hunter's Frontier Times Magazine, March, 1928] THREE YEARS after the organization of Bell county and in the fall of the year 1856, there was a decided movement of the Mormon ...
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Founding of San Saba County - Alma Ward Hamrick

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Published April 14th, 2014 by

[From Hunter's Frontier Times Magazine, April, 1934] THE EIGHTIETH anniversary of the founding of San Saba county is being commemorated by San Sabans during 1934 in a series of programs, articles written ...
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Early Gillespie County, TX History - Heroines of the Hills

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Published February 17th, 2014 by

From January, 1941 Hunter's FRONTIER TIMES MAGAZINE article "Heroines of the Hills" by T.U. Taylor GILLESPIE COUNTY Gillespie county has a unique history in comparison with the other counties of ...
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Early Hays County, TX History.

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Published February 11th, 2014 by

Very early HAYS COUNTY TEXAS history From Hunter's FRONTIER TIMES MAGAZINE, Feb., 1941 Part of the series "Heroines of the Hills" by T.U. Taylor We are compelled for the sake ...
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