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MASSACRE OF THE KHENEN FAMILY IN MONTAGUE CO, TX

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Published May 29th, 2018 by

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

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Published May 22nd, 2018 by

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

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Published May 21st, 2018 by

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

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Published May 14th, 2018 by

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

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Published May 10th, 2018 by

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

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Published May 3rd, 2018 by

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

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Published April 25th, 2018 by

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

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Published April 10th, 2018 by

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

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Published March 26th, 2018 by

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

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Published March 26th, 2018 by

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

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Published March 21st, 2018 by

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

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Published March 20th, 2018 by

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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AN INDIAN BOY EXECUTED IN FREDRICKSBURG IN 1852

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Published March 14th, 2018 by

From Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, May, 1927 “IT WAS the white man's fault," declared Mrs. G. O. Otte, an eyewitness of the Fredericksburg tragedy in 1852, "...
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AN INDIAN RAID IN MEXICO

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Published March 1st, 2018 by

George W. Baylor From Hunter's Frontier Times Magazine, September, 1948 In a quiet little Mexican town in the state of Coahuila, Mexico, long, long ago, was enacted one of the ...
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THE FRAZER-MILLER FEUD

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Published February 9th, 2018 by

From Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine,  November 1944 When Jim B. Miller was hanged by a mob of citizens at Ada, Okla., last summer there ended the career of ...
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AN INDIAN MASSACRE IN MONTAGUE COUNTY

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Published February 8th, 2018 by

From Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, August, 1938 In 1870 there lived two families on the west prong of Denton Creek, in Montague county, Texas, about six miles southwest of the ...
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THE HORRORS OF INDIAN CAPTIVITY - PART THREE

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Published February 1st, 2018 by

JOHN HENRY BROWN (Continued.  Read PART TWO here) Omitting Mrs. Horn's mental tortures on account of her children, she avers that the sufferings of Mrs. Harris were much ...
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THE HORRORS OF INDIAN CAPTIVITY - PART TWO

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Published January 30th, 2018 by

JOHN HENRY BROWN (Continued.  Click here to read part one) "For some time before her capture Mrs. Harris had been suffering greatly from a rising in her breast, ...
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THE HORRORS OF INDIAN CAPTIVITY - PART ONE

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Published January 29th, 2018 by

JOHN HENRY BROWN Before narrating the painful scenes attending the attempt to form a colony of Europeans and Americans on the Rio Grande, about thirty miles above the present town ...
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FIVE CHILDREN CAPTURED BY INDIANS

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Published January 4th, 2018 by

Here is an echo of the Council House Fight, which took place in San Antonio, Texas, in March, 1840, just one hundred and eleven years ago. The subject of this sketch ...
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