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DRAMATIC ACCOUNT OF AN EARLY DAY SHERIFF - Ira. L. Wheat

Published March 23rd, 2016 by Frontieradmin

Ira. L. Wheat, former sheriff of Edwards county, who attended the State Fair of Texas last week, and Henry Putz, 4116 McKinney Avenue, met the other day for the first time ...
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BREAKING UP THE LAWLESS ELEMENT IN TEXAS - Major W. M. Green, Texas Ex-Rangers' Association

Published February 8th, 2016 by Frontieradmin

From Hunter’s FRONTIER TIMES Magazine, May, 1924 I first saw the light in January, 1854, near Peach Tree Village, in Tyler county, Texas. My parents moved to Hill county in 1855 ...
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TEXAS RANGERS CHRISTMAS IN 1862

Published December 24th, 2015 by Frontieradmin

The following article was written by Austin Callan, well known feature writer, was brought to the Chronicle office by Mrs. W. E. Wood. The R. C. Morgan whose name appears ...
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Colonel Buck Barry

Published November 17th, 2015 by Frontieradmin

Colonel Buck Barry J. Marvin Hunter, Sr. From J. Marvin Hunter's Frontier Times Magazine, October, 1947 Colonel James Buckner Barry, better known to early Texans as "Buck" Barry, ...
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Neal Coldwell, a Gallant Texas Ranger

Published December 2nd, 2014 by Frontieradmin

[From J. Marvin Hunter’sFrontier Times Magazine, January, 1926] Captain Neal Coldwell was born in Dade county, Missouri, May 2nd, 1844 and died at his home near Lenten Point, Texas, November 7, 1925. ...
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Swimming Cattle Across the Canadian - By Captain Ira Aten, Texas Ranger

Published November 9th, 2014 by Frontieradmin

  [From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, April, 1941] In 1898 there were three divisions of the XIT ranch lying south of the Canadian River—the Escarbada No. 5, ...
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The Buzzard's Water Hole Gang and Captain Bill McDonald, Texas Ranger

Published November 9th, 2014 by Frontieradmin

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, June, 1950] (EDITOR'S NOTE — Captain Bill McDonald was a noted Texas Ranger.and made quite a reputation for himself as ...
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An Old Time Texan Tells His Story Written - by J. T. Wood, Parksdale, Texas

Published October 26th, 2014 by Frontieradmin

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, April, 1929] I was raised on the frontier of Texas, and know all about the privations and hardships of the early settlers ...
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The Killing of Captain Frank Jones - By J. Marvin Hunter

Published October 25th, 2014 by Frontieradmin

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, January, 1929] Captain Frank Jones was a gallant Texas Ranger. He is remembered kindly by all of the Old Guard who are yet ...
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Captain Hughes, of the Texas Rangers

Published October 13th, 2014 by Frontieradmin

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, October, 1927] CAPTAIN JOHN R. HUGHES, now passing the evening of his life in quiet retirement at his home in Ysleta, near ...
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The Capture of the Horrells - By Captain Dan W. Roberts

Published September 22nd, 2014 by Frontieradmin

[From J. Marvin hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, January, 1944] In 1867, when Texas was trying to rebuild her torn up government under a guard of United States soldiers, Edmund J. ...
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Creed Taylor Was An Early Texas Ranger - A.J.Sowell

Published September 14th, 2014 by Frontieradmin

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, November, 1937] Creed Taylor was born in Tennessee in 1820, on the 10th of April. His father, Josiah Taylor, was born and raised ...
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Jno. O. Allen

Published September 9th, 2014 by Frontieradmin

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, August, 1927] Jno. O. Allen, of Cookville, Texas, is Chaplain for the Texas Ex-Rangers Association. Mr. Allen was born in Kaufman county, ...
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W. W. Lewis

Published September 9th, 2014 by Frontieradmin

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, August, 1927] One of the outstanding figures of frontier days around Menard, Texas, is William W. Lewis, but when you meet this ...
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CAPTAIN JUNE PEAK

Published September 9th, 2014 by Frontieradmin

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, August, 1927] Captain June Peak, now past 83 years old, is one of the heroic Old Guard, who takes great interest in the ...
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Richard (Dick) Robertson Russell

Published September 9th, 2014 by Frontieradmin

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, August, 1927] Richard Robertson Russell was born in Dawson county, Georgia, October 8th, 1858. the son of J. O. and Jane Robertson Russell. ...
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SERG'T. ED. A. SIEKER

Published September 9th, 2014 by Frontieradmin

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, August, 1927] Above is shown a photo of Sergt. Ed A. Sieker, a well known Texas Ranger, member of Company D, Capt. ...
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CAPTAIN DAN W. ROBERTS

Published September 9th, 2014 by Frontieradmin

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, August, 1927] [This brief sketch is one of numerous articles on Capt. Roberts - see for example] Prominent among the Ranger captains ...
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Captain Wright, a Gallant Texas Ranger - By J. Will Falvella

Published September 6th, 2014 by Frontieradmin

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, September, 1924] When the Republic of Texas ceased to exist in 1846 and Texas became one of the States of the Union, one ...
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Captain June Peak, Texas Ranger

Published August 12th, 2014 by Frontieradmin

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, September, 1927] The men who won distinction in the Texas Ranger service were the forerunners of the present era of peace, development ...
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