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THE HORRORS OF INDIAN CAPTIVITY - PART ONE

Published January 29th, 2018 by Unknown

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

Published January 4th, 2018 by Unknown

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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THE OATMAN MASSACRE

Published January 3rd, 2018 by Unknown

By J. Marvin Hunter. From Hunter's Frontier Times Magazine, August, 1944 During the early days many outrages were committed by the Indians upon those emigrating into California, upon what is ...
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BEN DRAKE'S EXCITING LIFE ON THE RANGE

Published November 10th, 2017 by Unknown

Cora Melton Cross Frontier Times Magazine, January, 1928 TRAILING cattle to Northern markets had passed from the embryo stage to a profitable business venture between 1866 and 1871—the year Ben Drake ...
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BLOODY TRAGEDY OF LEGION VALLEY

Published November 8th, 2017 by Unknown

From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, January, 1924 By John Warren Hunter.  With probably one or two exceptions no county in all the great Trans-Colorado region suffered ...
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INDIAN MASSACRE OF THE BROWN FAMILY

Published October 25th, 2017 by Unknown

Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, September, 1924 By T. U. Taylor, Dean of Engineering, University of Texas (Nearly all the facts in the following account have been obtained from Joseph Shotwell ...
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THE RUNAWAY SCRAPE

Published September 28th, 2017 by Unknown

Related by H. Greenwood. Written by Mrs. A. D. Gentry, Ft. Stockton, Texas From Hunter’s Frontier Times, March, 1927 AT THIS TIME, April, 1836, Santa Anna's army was still in pursuit ...
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MURDER OF MRS. HUNTER AND DAUGHTER

Published September 26th, 2017 by Unknown

Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, September, 1924   By Josiah Wilbarger There is but little to chronicle concerning the settlement of Grayson county during the two years of 1840 and 1841, except ...
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BLOODY ATROCITIES IN JACK, YOUNG, PARKER AND PALO PINTO COUNTIES

Published September 23rd, 2017 by Unknown

W. K. Baylor, San Antonio, Texas  From Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, August, 1926 My inheritance and personal experience have bred in me a keen interest in Texas history, and ...
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THE MYSTERIOUS LEDBETTER BOY

Published September 19th, 2017 by Unknown

John C. Jacobs, San Antonio, Texas From Frontier Times Magazine, April, 1927 IT WAS back in the late sixties, when a line of U. S. Army Posts, stretching across the Frontier ...
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THE CAPTURE OF MRS. WILSON

Published September 7th, 2017 by Unknown

From Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, June, 1924 In the spring of 1853 a party of immigrants started from Northeast Texas overland to California. There were ten or twelve men, one ...
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THE TAYLOR-SUTTON FEUD

Published September 5th, 2017 by Unknown

From Hunter’s Frontier Times, November, 1924 Did you ever hear of Jim Taylor? Not any Jim Taylor, but the Jim Taylor who, although only 18 years of age, was conceded ...
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EYE-WITNESS DESCRIBES HURRICANE-DEVASTATED GALVESTON, 1900

Published August 25th, 2017 by Unknown

J. Marvin Hunter, Sr. Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, June, 1948 In the world's great tragedies that of Galveston stands remarkable. In no other case in history has a ...
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1875 - MIGHTY HURRICANE DESTROYS TEXAS PORT CITY

Published August 24th, 2017 by Unknown

Written by James W. Hatch, San Antonio, Texas From Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, October, 1925 In September, 1875, district court was being held at Indianola, the county seat of Calhoun ...
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Z. N. MORRELL - TEXAS PIONEER PREACHER

Published August 22nd, 2017 by Unknown

Frontier Times Magazine, March, 1932 By Marjorie Rogers, Marlin, Texas PREACHING THE gospel in the wilds of Texas in 1835 was a hazardous undertaking, and it took a real he-man to act ...
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WHITE MEN ATE NIGGER MEAT

Published August 13th, 2017 by Unknown

J. Marvin Hunter, Sr. From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, May, 1949 Austin Callan, well known Texas writer, recently contributed the following article to the San Angelo Standard, ...
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SOME LOST TRIBES OF TEXAS

Published August 8th, 2017 by Unknown

Mrs. Julia Jones, Houston, Texas From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, June, 1941 Recently, there has appeared a most interesting work by Dr. John R. Swan, ton, ethnologist of ...
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JOSIAH WILBARGER SCALPED BY INDIANS

Published August 3rd, 2017 by Unknown

From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, March, 1924 In the spring of 1830, Stephen F. Austin came to his new colony, located on the upper Colorado, with two surveyors and ...
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BLOODY KATE BENDER OF KANSAS

Published August 2nd, 2017 by Unknown

By Roscoe Logue J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, March, 1944 In the spring of 1871 the Bender family moved to the southeastern portion of Kansas and homesteaded. In the ...
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WHEN MEN BECOME BEASTS - Brutal Lynching, Paris TX, 1893

Published July 28th, 2017 by Unknown

From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, April, 1934 THERE ARE TIMES when the frenzied mob knows no law when men's reason seems to be thrown to the ...
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