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Vol 05 No. 02 - November 1927

The Scalping Of Matilda Friend

By George Reeves

JUST AFTER THE CLOSE of the Civil War the Counties of Mason and Llano in the State of Texas, were the scenes of some of the most atrocious horrors in the history of the frontier. And the greater part of these horrible tragedies were committed by the marauding Nomads of the plains-the Apaches and their like-spirited neighbors: the Comanche Indians.

In this account, Comanches murder, torture, mutilate, and scalp many pioneers; this is the story of those pioneers and especially of one brave woman.

"…the thought came to her to act as if she were dead. She managed to fall on the bed and as she felt another arrow pierce her arm. Then the savage grabbed his scalping knife and proceeded to scalp her. He skinned her head on each side, but left some hair on the top of her head and at the back. The pain was so excruciating that she lifted her arm three times. Each time the Indian hacked at her arm but hit the side rail of the old wooden bedstead each time. That old bedstead, with the three hacks, is today a valued souvenir in the home of Boy Johnson's family of Sweetwater, Texas.

Characters: Frank Johnson, Betsy Johnson, John Friend, Jack Bradford, Rile Walker, Dan Moore, Spence Townsend, Bill Johnson, Boy Johnson, Jim Buck Waldrope, Becky Johnson, Samantha Johnson, Mandy Townsend, Matilda Friend, Temple Friend, Mary Jane Moore, Melinda Cordell, W. F. Reeves,

Locations: Mason County, Llano County, Saline River, Legion Valley, Cedar Mountain, Gonzales County, Colorado County, Hays County, Bandera County,


The Bowie Mine Found Again

By Mrs. Edgar T. Neal

HAS THE "Bowie mine," a silver lode, been rediscovered? A sixth sense tells George I. Watkins of San Saba that it has.

History and legend broadly hint that it was more than a desire for personal profit than conscientious zeal for conversion of the Comanches that induced Don Pedro Romero de Terros to finance an expedition to the San Saba valley about the middle of the eighteenth century.

This expedition resulted in the removal in 1756 of the Spanish missionaries from the San Gabriel to the San Saba valley, near where the town of Menard now is. Father de Terros, a cousin of Don Pedro, was in charge of the mission. It followed that a fort was located on one bank of the San Saba river. In its vicinity, so history and tradition assert, there exist mines rich in silver ore and other precious metals. This is the story.

Characters: George I. Watkins, Don Pedro Romero De Terros, Dr. Ferdinand Roemer.

Locations: San Saba, San Gabriel, Menard, Pachuca, Real Del Monte, Llano River.

Seventy-One Years in Texas

Account of pioneer settler and 71 year resident of Texas, T. M. Knatcher who was born in Karnes county, Texas, seven miles below Helena, on the San Antonio river, October 2, 1856. His father, Jim Knatcher, was a blacksmith and wheelwright, and moved from Karnes county to Gonzales county in 1857, locating at Big Hill post office. Here they lived until after the Civil War, then moved to Hope, Lavaca county, and from there to Morales, in Jackson county. This is the story of his adventurous and colorful life on the frontier.

Characters: Jim Knatcher, T. M. Knatcher, Dowin Ward, Bill Terrell, Frank Millby, Finis Bates, Bailus Bates, Lum Akers, Riley Gordon, Ben Hardin, Ben Weed, Tursa Leach, George Riley, Lizzie Keese, S. A. Keese, Hattie Humphreys, T. B. Knatcher, Oleva Holt, W. H. Knatcher, Ab Blocker, Jim Jennings, Mike Jennings, Hester Sinks, White & Adkinson , the Trailer Brothers , Dowin Ward , Josey & Styne , Wimberley brothers ,

Locations: Karnes County, Helena, San Antonio River, Gonzales County, Big Hill, Hope, Lavaca County, Morales, Jackson County, Halletsville, Fort Worth, Red River, San Patricio County, Nueces County, Austin, Luling, Waelder, Uvalde County, Wimberly, Hays County, Blanco County, Rio Grande, Fort Mckavett, Brady, Gillespie County, Willow City, Pontotoc, Medina, Mason, Houston, San Angelo, Fredonio, Frio County, Pearsall, Somerset, Hunter, Atascosa County, Bexar County, Lytle, Miguel,

Colonel Lamartine P. Sieker, Texas Ranger

Account of the life of Colonel Lamartine P. Sieker, who was born in Baltimore, Maryland April 8th, 1848, and when but fifteen years of age joined Parker's Battery, Longstreet's Corps and served with distinction and bravery, even though a youth. Following the war, he settled in Texas and again served with honor and bravery as a Ranger for many years. This is his story. Photo included in this story

Characters: Lamartine P. Sieker, Col. S. D. Lee, John B. Hood,

Locations: Austin, Rio Grande, Red River, Fort Worth,

Early Settlement Of Northeast Texas

The early settlers of this region came very largely from the older Southern states to the east, principally from Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Virginia, and the Carolinas. They were mainly of Scotch, Irish, and English descent, and undoubtedly were very similar in type and character to their ancestors who had crossed the Alleghenies a century before with the hope of bettering their conditions on this side of the barrier.

Judge E. C. Heath, who was born near Rockwall, 1850, and 'being well qualified to speak of the early days in this part of the state, tells of his father's first trip to Texas. "My father, J. O. Heath, came to Texas from Kentucky in 1846," said Judge Heath. "His first stop in the state was for a short time with relatives at Bonham. In search of a location, he journeyed south from Bonham on horseback. He told me that he did not see a single house between Bonhamn and the Trinity River, and the only human being that animated that vast expanse of country was a young bachelor who kept the ferry at Barnes' Bridge over East Fork..."

"...several families settled around him, among the heads of which were Cary Cobb, Isham Chisum, James Keyser, S. R. Barnes, and somewhat later Ephriham Goss and J. L. M. Baker." Numerous incidents of this nature might be related, but these few snapshots are sufficient to indicate the character of the people and the nature of their quest. No less than a brave, self-reliant, energetic, and resourceful people could have met and conquered the hazards and hardships which confronted them on the frontier."

Characters: W. F. Dougherty, E. C. Heath, J. O. Heath, Cary Cobb, Isham Chisum, James Keyser, S. R. Barnes, Ephriham Goss, J. L. M. Baker, W. S. Peters, David S. Carroll, Charles Fenton Mercer,

Locations: Clarksville, Red River, Lamar, Village Creek, Fort Worth, Arlington, Trinity River, Collin County, Denton County, Cooke County, Tarrant County, Bonham, Dallas, Rockwall County, Navarro County,

Tells of the Dove Creek Battle

John C. Cureton, uncle of Chief Justice C. M. Cureton of the Supreme Court, and H. J. Cureton, of Meridian, is one of the two surviving persons who were in the Dove Creek Indian Fight. Mr. Cureton had been invited to attend the Bosque County Old Settlers Reunion, August 26th, 1927 and deliver an address, but being unable to attend, the following article, written on the 60th anniversary of the Dove Creek Indian Fight, was sent in lieu of his address.

Characters: John C. Cureton, C. M. Cureton, H. J. Cureton, Jack Cureton, Joe Curtis, Henry Dillahunty, Wash Delong, Joe Byers, George Savage, Jacob Dyer, Charles Goodnight, George Hazelwood, Phillip Runnels, William Pearce, Dave Cunningham, Dick Cunningham, Jack Wright,

Locations: Meridian, Dove Creek, Palo Pinto County, Fort Phantom Hill, San Angelo, Cleburne, Comanche,

The First Fence Cutting Case at Menard

By John Warren Hunter

The first case of wire-fence cutting that occurred in Menard county resulted in the greatest trial ever known in that section up to that date and at the time, created intense interest and considerable excitement throughout the country. Although fence-cutters had been active in other counties and the local state constabulary had been quite busy in the effort to suppress this species of vandalism, the spirit of outlawry had not reached Menard; the people were law-abiding, they had respect for the property rights of their fellow citizens, and the pasture fences in all that region were regarded as being as safe as the yard fence of the poorest dweller in town. And this case of fence cutting was different from those of other counties...

Characters: Dr. Dorr, Judge Moursund

Locations: Menard County, Fredericksburg, Menardville, Devil’s River.

The Life of Bigfoot Wallace

A Pamphlet Written by A. J. Sowell in 1899, and Its Publication Authorized by William A. A. Wallace, the Noted Frontier Character.

WILLIAM ALEXANDER ANDERSON WALLACE, better known as "Bigfoot," was born in Lexington, Rockbridge County, Virginia, on the 3rd day of April, at 5 o'clock in the morning in the year 1817. He weighed 13 lbs, and his nurse said he could kick harder and yell louder than any youngster she ever saw. Big Foot Wallace is of Celtic origin. His ancestors back to a very remote period living in the Highlands of Scotland and his great-grandfather, Samuel Wallace, died there. They can trace themselves back to a near kinship to the famous Sir William Wallace, regent of Scotland and leader of the Scottish army in the war against King Edward of England. Also to Robert Bruce, through his grand mother Elizabeth Bruce. The Wallaces were all powerful men physically. The subject of this sketch in his prime was six feet two inches in his moccasins and weighed 240 pounds. He has long arms and large hands, and his hair, before it turned grey, was black and very thick and inclined to curl. He had one uncle who was seven feet in height, and one brother who was six feet and five inches. History states that Sir William Wallace was almost a giant in strength and none could stand before him in battle. The sword which he used in the war with Edward is preserved at Edinburg and is a wonder to all that behold it on account of its size. It is also related that on one occasion, as a historian was traveling in the Scottish Highlands gathering data, he learned that a very aged lady lived near by who had seen Sir William Wallace when she was a very small girl, but had a great memory and could tell many interesting incidents connected with the days of Bruce and Wallace.

Such was the heritage of the great Texas frontiersman, soldier, Mier captive and notorious Indian fighter. This is the first part of a very excellent account of a very excellent man indeed.

Characters: William Alexander Anderson Wallace, Sir William Wallace, Samuel Wallace, Robert Bruce, Elizabeth Bruce, Andrew Wallace, Jane Ann Blair, Joseph Blair, Rebecca Jane Wallace, Elizabeth Wallace, Martha Wallace, General Cos, Stephen Austin, Col. James Bowie, Col. Fannin, Col. Ben Milam, W. B. Travis, Sam Houston, Santa Anna, Joseph Blair, James Paxton, Samuel Ruff, John H. Moore, Ed Manton, R. M. Williamson, William Leggett, William Fox, Tom Green, Jack Angel, Edward Burleson, Josiah Wilbarger, Jack Hays, Joe Tivy, Mark Rapier, Kit Ackland, Jim Galbreath, Tom Buchanan, Coho Jones, Peter Poe, Mike Chevalier, Ad Gillespie, Sam Walker, Sam Luckey, George Neill, James Dunn, Ben McCulloch, Henry McCulloch, Ben Highsmith, Tom Galbreath, Andrew Sowell, John Sowell, P. H. Bell, Creed Taylor, Sam Cherry, Noah Cherry, John Carlin, Rufus Perry, Joe Davis, Pipkin Taylor, Josiah Taylor, Rufus Taylor, James Nichols, Calvin Turner, Lee Jackson, Nathaniel Mallon, William Pyron,

Locations: San Antonio, Gonzales, Goliad, Alamo, San Jacinto, Galveston, Bastrop, Austin, San Gabriel, Bexar County, Seguin, Caldwell County, San Saba, Guadalupe, To Be Continued…

The Truth about the Hickok-McCanles Affair

This account depicts the true story of the Rock Creek, Nebraska Territory Tragedy. The killing of D. C. McCandles James Woods and James Gordon, July 12th, 1861. This story is by William Monroe McCandles, an eye witness who was standing by.

Characters: Wild Bill Hickok, D. C. McCanles, James Woods, James Gordon, Monroe McCanles, Julian Clingman, John Hughes, Janie Hughes, Mrs. William Compton, Joe McCanles, Guy McCanles, Wendell McCanles, John McCanles, Newton Glenn, Billie Hughes,

Locations: Rock Creek, Little Blue, Beatrice, Endicott, Pike’s Peak, Nebraska Territory,

Jefferson Davis’ Ships of the Desert

"Camp Verde, the old camel post, is located twelve miles north of Bandera, Texas. Nothing remains of the old post except one of the old barracks buildings, which was used as officers' quarters, and is now occupied as a dwelling by Col. W. H. Bonnell, who owns the property. Living in Bandera county are many old people who remember seeing these camels on the range and being driven through the country. Mr. J. W. Walker, of this county, was a care-taker at Camp Verde, during the Civil War period, and has in his possession a bell worn by the leader of the herd…"

Characters: W. H. Bonnell, J. W. Walker, Jefferson Davis, George Hampton Crossman, Henry Wayne, John Russell Bartlett, George Robbins Gliddon, George Perkins Ward, G. H. Heap, John B. Boyd, Edward F. Beale, D. H. Vinton, Edward L. Hartz, Bethel Coopwood.

Locations: Bandera County, Camp Verde, El Paso, Bowie, Houston, San Antonio, Brownsville.


Preston Rose died on the eve of the Civil War and his plantation was wrecked, the plank fences torn down and used to build shelters for Federal troops, the fine Durham cattle he raised were used to provision the soldiers and all that was left was Buena Vista, the plantation homestead. The old house and Preston Rose's grave are all that remain of the once flourishing plantation. This is the story.

Further Mentions: Mr. Rose's Victoria County plantation , Mrs. Elizabeth Rose Austin and Mrs. Dorothy Austin Watts , Mrs. Margaret Austin Redfield of Dallas , Miss Fannie Ratchford of Austin , Included in his holdings was what is known as the John Linn tract , the Empresario de Leon , the Victcria-Indianola Road , The plantation was located south of Victoria , Powder Horn. , Rose's brand, the "Seven A" was known throughout his section of the state , John Washington Rose , the Mission Valley , Mrs. John Warburton and Mrs. Thomas O'Connor ,

Was A Texas Ranger Fifty Years Ago

Mr Wm. P Hughes, writes of his early days in Texas as a private in Lieut. Reynolds' Co. E, in Austin September 1, 1877. He was one of the Rangers who was on guard in delivering the famous desperado, John Wesley Hardin, from Austin to Comanche Springs.

Characters: Wm. P. Hughes, John R. Hughes, John Wesley Hardin, Bill Mcdonald, John B. Jones.

Locations: El Paso, Austin, Comanche Springs, Lampasas Springs.

John Joyce Was A Pioneer

ONE OF THE most noteworthy pioneers of West Texas is John D. Joyce of Clyde. He was one of the eight children born to Henry Joyce of Georgia, who married Sarah Posey of South Carolina. John D. was born July 12, 1844, and moved, with his parents to McKinney, Collin County, Texas, in 1849, joining the Confederate army in 1862. He went through the war and moved to Parker County in 1870, where he married Sarah Abigail Strain in November, 1867. They had nine children: James Henry Joyce and J. Worth Joyce of Clyde; Mrs. Inez Lilly, Amarillo; Mrs. Annie Smotherman, Houston; Mrs. Alto Dunigan, Grimes, Okla., Mrs. Alva May Holland, Clyde, and Mrs. Mary Porch, Delhi, Oklahoma.When he returned from the war after three years' service, Joyce found his home had been devastated and moved to Parker County, 12 miles southwest of Weatherford, in 1867, where Indians were plentiful and who made raids nearly every "light moon," stealing horses and proving a menace to white settlers. This account goes on to relate many of his notable experiences on the frontier.

Characters: John D. Joyce, Henry Joyce, Sarah Posey, Sarah Abigail Strain, J. Worth Joyce, Mrs. Inez Lilly, Annie Smotherman, Mrs. Alto Dunigan, Mrs. Alva May Holland, Mrs. Mary Porch, Henry Maxwell, D. M. Stuart, Wiley Johnson, Nathan Blackwell, John Henderson, Charley Goodnight...

Locations: McKinney, Collin County, Parker County, Clyde, Amarillo, Houston, Weatherford, Brazos River, Strawn, Palo Pinto County, Fort Chadbourne, Sweetwater, Fort Concho, San Angelo, Fort Colorado, Fort Griffin, Fort Belknap, Comanche County, Brown County, Tom Green County.

An Indian Route across the South Plains

Since white men first traveled across the Staked Plains and encountered such great hardship, it has been somewhat of a puzzle as to just how the Plains Indians succeeded in making their homes on this dry rolling plateau, and completing long journeys across it with comparative ease. It was impossible for the savage to carry a large water supply on his hurried trips, yet he was not a victim of the mirages that created false hope in the minds of the thirst stricken white wanderer. This account details the successful trail that enabled travelers to cross the barren plains venturing from waterhole to waterhole.

Characters: R. W. Pittman, Quanah Parker, Cynthia Ann Parker, J. Walter Fewkes, Geronimo, Seminole Indians,

Locations: Staked Plains, San Saba Mission, Austin, Seminole Well, Gaines County, Snyder, Cedar Lake, Pecos River, Tobacco Creek, Dawson County,

Captain Charles Schreiner, Pioneer

Captain Charles Schreiner, was one of the outstanding frontier characters of the Southwest, and contributed more than any one man to the development of the region in which he lived for so many years. Captain Schreiner was born in Alsace Lorraine, France, February 22, 1833, and came to the San Antonio region in 1852. At that time San Antonio was little more than a village, and the surrounding country a wilderness. infested with wild beasts and wild men. Captain Schreiner, with keen vision, foresaw wonderful opportunities for the man with grit and determination, and although he was then but a lad in his teens he started out with the determination to carve out a legacy for himself that would place him in the ranks of the prominent financiers and business men of the state. In 1859 he entered the stock business on Turtle Creek, Kerr county, in a small way, gradually building his herds, acquiring land holdings, and thus expanding his interests as the years passed by. Ten years later, in 1869, he engaged in the banking and general mercantile business at Kerrville. This account details the rest of the story of this notable man’s colorful life.

Characters: Charles Schreiner, Captain Henry's, Captain Sansom's and Captain McFadden's companies , John T. Lytle , Dr. C. C. Rister , ,. Dr. Rupert N. Richardson. of Abilene, and Judge R. C. Crane of Sweetwater , Baldwin P. Lee , Mrs. Emma L. Lee

Locations: Kerrville, San Antonio, Turtle Creek, Kerr County.

Boys Fight Indians in Llano County

Mary Malisa Haynes who lived on Pecan Creek, Llano County, Texas tells of situation in 1866 when her brother, Montgornery Wright (Gum) Phillips, along with John and Sanford (Sant) Backeus, Ralph Haynes, John and Sam Reams, Ben Gibson, Deve Harrington and Ezra Phelin, all young boys in their teens started out as Indian scouts looking for "Heep Big Indians." All stopped at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Richards for dinner, and while there they told their host and hostess what they had started out to do. Mrs. Richards teased them and told them that she imagined they would all?run if they saw an Indian; however before they left she promised them if any one of them killed an Indian or got in a fight with any to come back and she would give the whole company of them the finest dinner that could possibly be gotten up with an all night dance to follow. They accepted her promise and with that they started out with renewed confidence…

Characters: Montgomery Wright (Gum) Phillips (photo included in story), John Backeus, Sanford (Sant) Backeus, Ralph Haynes, John Reams, Sam Reams, Ben Gibson, Deve Harrington, Ezra Phelin, Mr. And Mrs. Sam Richards, Bill Wooten.

Locations: Pecan Creek, Llano County, Lairmore Springs, Round Mountain, Backbone Valley, Burnet County, Marble Falls, Austin,

Mother Mears of Menard

Mrs. J. W. Mears, of Menard was a sister to the Sieker brothers, Colonel Lamartine P. Sieker, and Captain Ed A. Sieker, noted Texas Rangers. Mrs. Mears went to Menard in 1876 from Virginia, to join her brothers who were already established there, having drifted to Texas after the Civil War. Being of a literary turn of mind she accepted a position as principal of the public school in Menard, which she taught for some time. She brought the first piano to Menard county, and taught music for some thirty years. During the time her husband, J. W. Mears was sheriff and tax collector of Menard county. This is her story.

Characters: Mrs. J. W. Mears, Lamartine P. Sieker, Ed A. Sieker, J. W. Hunter, Emma Sieker, Herbert H. Mears, Annie Lou Mears, Wellington Weck Mears, Thomas Sieker, Frank Sieker, Mrs. F. B. West,

Locations: Menard, Austin, Rio Grande

R. L. SENDERLING, - an old cow-puncher used to know every outfit of any size in Texas. He punched cows from Texas to Montana, handled cattle for: JA, CP, KC, XIT, LS, Bar X, 8-8, Heart, and...

Further Mentions: Uncle Henry Stephens on the Platte river , the Phillip Land & Cattle -Co , the Big Duge river , Major Mayberry , the Heart outfit on Snake Creek in Nebraska , Billy Bell, Clate Crew, Clift Crew, Rube Branch , J. D. Jackson of Alpine. Ike T. Pryor of San Antonio, Mrs. Amanda Burk of Cotuila. William Atkinson of Gonzales, Mark Withers of Lockhart, and W. B. Slaughter , R. F. Jennings of Laredo , J. A. Miller of Bandera , Chaplain J. Stuart Pearce , William B. Krempkau , Senator Julius Real , P. L. Anderson , Judge Geo. W. Tyler , Tyler & Hubbard of Belton , Jones, Gill & Tyler of Houston , Mrs. J. B. Hubbard of Belton.

Some names mentioned in this volume:

Kit Ackland; Capt Adams; Lum Akers; P. L. Anderson; Jack Angel; William Atkinson; Elizabeth Rose Austin; Gen Stephen F. Austin; John Backeus; Sanford (Sant) Backeus; J. L. M. Baker; Capt Barnes; S. R. Barnes; John Russell Bartlett; Bailus Bates; Lt Edward F. Beale; Bean; Julia Beazley; Billy Bell; P. H. Bell; Lt Belle; Mohammed Bey; Mrs George Black; Nathan Blackwell; Jane Ann Blair; Joseph Blair; Lemuel Blakey; Ab Blocker; Mody C. Boatright; Col W. H. Bonnell; William Bonnell; Daniel Boone; Col James Bowie; John B. Boyd; Jack Bradford; Rube Branch; Annie Breen; Asa Brigham; Dock Brink; Elizabeth Bruce; Robert Bruce; Tom Buchanan; Amanda Burk; Edward Burleson; Gen Edward Burleson; Jacob Burleson; Joe Byers; Gen Matthew Caldwell; Maj Calvert; John Carlin; David S. Carroll; Noah Cherry; Sam Cherry; Mike Chevalier; Isham Chisum; Capt Church; Clark; Cary Cobb; W. W. Collier; Col F. Columbia; Mrs Wm Compton; Bethel Col Coopwood; Antonio Corao; Melinda Cordell; Cordell; Cos; John R. Craddock; Judge R. C. Crane; Clate Crew; Clift Crew; Davy Crockett; Maj George Hampton Crossman; Capt Culver; Dave Cunningham; Dick Cunningham; C. M. Chief Justice Cureton; H. J. Cureton; Capt J. J. Cureton; Capt Jack (see J. J. ) Cureton; John C. Cureton; Wm E. Cureton; Capt Joe Curtis; ; Joe Davis; Phil Dawson; Wash Delong; Hartman Dignowity; Capt Henry Dillahunty; Bertha McKee Dobie; Dr Dorr; W. F. Dougherty; Mrs Alto Dunigan; James Dunn; Jim Dunn; Jacob Dyer; J. Walter Fewkes; Capt Henry Fossett; William Fox; Katherine Frederickson; John Friend; Matilda Friend; Temple Friend; Jim Galbreath; Tom Galbreath; Galbreath; Ben Gibson; Mrs Ben Gibson; James Gilleland; Capt Gillentine; Ad Gillespie; Capt James B. Gillett; Newton Glenn; George Robbins Gliddon; Jovita Gonzales; Charley Goodnight; James Gordon; Riley Gordon; Ephriham Goss; W. G. Grady; Geo W. Gray; Horace Greeley; J. Evetts Haley; Amos (Ame) Hardin; Ben Hardin; Liman Hardin; Lee Harlan; Deve Harrington; Lt Edward L. Hartz; George E. Hastings; Mattie Austin Hatcher; Mrs Charles Haynes; John James Haynes; Mary Malisa Haynes; Ralph Haynes; Ralph Jr Haynes; George Hazelwood; G. H. Heap; Judge E. C. Heath; J. O. Heath; John Henderson; Capt Henry; Jim Hickock; Jim (See Bill) Hickok; Wild Bill Hicock; Ben Highsmith; Alva May Holland; Mrs Oleva Ho; John B. Hood; Joe Hornsby; Mrs J. B. Hubbard; Billie Hughes; Janie Hughes; John Hughes; Wm P. Hughes; Hattie Humphreys; Andrew Jackson; J. D. Jackson; Lee Jackson; Jim Jennings; Mike Jennings; R. F. Jennings; Boy Johnsin; Babe Johnson; Becky Johnson; Betsy Johnson; ; Bill Johnson; Boy Johnson; Frank Johnson; John Johnson; Samantha Johnson; Col Thomas Johnson; Wiley Johnson; Coho Jones; Frank Jones; Henry Joyce; J. Worth Joyce; James Henry Joyce; John Joyce; John D. Joyce; Jas Julian; Lizzie Keese; Mrs S. A. Keese; Vivian Keese; Simon Kenton; V. O. Jr Key; James Keyser; R. G. Kimbell; Gen Adj King; Mrs W. L. Kingston; Annie Knatcher; Hester Knatcher; Jane Knatcher; Jim Knatcher; Louisa Knatcher; Mat Knatcher; Morgan Knatcher; T. B. Knatcher; T. M. Knatcher; Tom Knatcher; W. H. Knatcher; William B. Krempkau; James V. Latham; Robert Adger Law; Capt Lawrence; Tursa Leach; Capt Ledbetter; Baldwin P. Lee; Bridget Lee; Mrs Emma L. Lee; Col S. D. Lee; William Leggett; A. G. Leonard; Mrs Inez Lilly; Lincoln; B. D. Lindsey; John Linn; Benjamin Logan; F. R. Lubbock; Sam Luckey; John T. Lytle; Nathaniel Mallon; Tom Malone; Ed Manton; G. P. Marsh; William Mason; Henry Maxwell; Maj Mayberry; D. C. McCandles; David C. McCandles; Guy McCandles; J. L. McCandles; William M. McCandles; William Monroe; Byron McCanles; Charles McCanles; D. C. McCanles; Grover McCanles; Guy McCanles; J. L. McCanles; John McCanles; Julian Clingman McCanles; Lizzie McCanles; Monroe McCanles; Wendell McCanles; H. E. McCulloch; Henry McCulloch; Lt McCulloch; McDonald; Capt McFadden; Dr McGarity; Sgt; McGee; Annie Lou Mears; Ed L. Mears; Herbert H. Mears; J. W. Mears; Mrs J. W. Mears; "Weck" (See Wellington) Mears; Wellington Mears; Charles Fenton Mercer; Col Ben Milam; Frank Millby; J. A. Miller; Arbie Moore; Dan Moore; Col John H. Moore; Mary Jane Moore; Bill Moss; Judge Moursund; Moursund; Antonio Navarro; Mrs Edgar T. Neal; George Neill; Jack Ney; James Nichols; Mrs Thomas O'Connor; Capt J. N. Palmer; James Paxton; L. W. Jr Payne; Chaplain J. Stewart Pearce; William Pearce; Rufus Perry; W. S. Peters; Ezra Phelin; Ben Phillips; Gum Phillips; J. M. Phillips; Montgomery Wright Phillips; Montgomery Wright (Gum) Phillips; Pres Pierce; R. W. Pittman; Peter Poe; Mary Porch; David D. Porter; Lt Porter; Wayne Porter; Sarah Posey; William Powell; Ike T. Pryor; Capt William Pyron; Mark Rapier; Fannie Ratchford; Julius Real; John Reams; Sam Reams; Margaret Austin Redfield; G. G. Reeves; George Reeves; W. F. Reeves; David Report; Floyd Report; Reynolds; Sam Richards; Mrs Sam; Dr Rupert N. Richardson; George Riley; Dr C. C. Rister; Dr Robinson; Dr Roemer; Dr Ferdinand; Don Pedro Romero; John Rose; Judge John Washington Rose; Preston R. Rose; Victor M. Rose; Gov L. S. Ross; Samuel Ruff; Phillip Runnels; Rusk; Mrs R. R. Russell; Capt Sansom; Col George W. Saunders; George Savage; H. I. Savoy; Gen Schott; Capt Charles Schreiner; Marion Seahorn; Capt L. P. Seiker; R. L. Senderling; Homer Shanks; Al Shelby; Mary A. Shirkey; Willie Haynes Shirley; Dr E. A. Sieker; Capt Ed A. Sieker; Edw A. Sieker; Emma Sieker; Frank Sieker; L. P. Sieker; Col Lamartine P. Sieker; Thomas Sieker; Chas Simmang; Mrs Hester Sinks; Ina Sires; W. B. Slaughter; Annie Smotherman; Andrew Sowell; John Sowell; Miles Standish; Henry Stephens; Overton Stoner; Sarah Abigail Strain; D. M. Stuart; Josiah Taylor; Pipkin Taylor; Rufus Taylor; Bill Terrell; Joe Tivy; Capt Totten; Judge Towle; Pap Towle; Mandy Townsend; Spence Townsend; W. B. Travis; Taylor Trotwood; Calvin Turner; John Twohig; Geo W. Tyler; Wallace Tyler; Charles Varner; Maj D. H. Vinton; Mrs Perry Wagnan; Jim Buck Waldrope; J. W. Walker; Rile Walker; Sam Walker; Adam Wallace; Alexander Anderson Wallace; Andrew Wallace; Benjamin Maj Wallace; Bigfoot Wallace; Elizabeth Wallace; James Wallace; Joseph Blair Wallace; Martha Wallace; Rebecca Jane Wallace; Sam Wallace; Samuel Wallace; Sarah Wallace; William Wallace; William A. A. Wallace; William Alexander Wallace; William Sir Wallace; Wm Alexander Anderson; Mrs John Warburton; Dowin Ward; George Perkins; Louise Perkins; George I. Watkins; Dorothy Austin Watts; Henry Maj Wayne; Maj Wayne; Ben Weed; H. Wellman; Mrs F. B. West; Henry Whaling; Frederick William IV; Louisa Williams; Judge R. M. Williamson; Mark Withers; Gorman Woods; James Woods; Chapman Woolfork; Bill Wooten; Jack Wright; Della I. Young.

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