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Isaac N. Davis (Texas Ranger) (1855 - 1938)

Family Data Collection - Births about Nathaniel Davis Name: Nathaniel Davis Father: Rolla M Davis Mother: Margaret Baker Birth Date: 1854 City: Belmont County: Gonzales Cty State: TX Co...

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Simeon P. Mixson (1809 - 1864)

Member of the Texas Rangers.

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William Mayfield (1810 - 1862)

William Mayfeild, (1810 - 1862), American pioneer in Illinois, Texas and California, soldier, farmer, miner, cattleman. He led Tulare County militia to aid settlers in the early part of the Owens Val...

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Joseph Wesley Parsons (1842 - 1907)

Notes Birthplace also seen as Ohio and as Indiana

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Scott Cooley (1845 - 1876)

Scott Cooley (1845 – June 1876) was an Old West Texas Ranger and later outlaw, best known for his association with gunman Johnny Ringo. Biography Cooley was born in Texas, and was unoffici...

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Dallas Stoudenmire (CSA) [lawman and gunfighter] (1845 - 1882)

Dallas Stoudenmire (December 11, 1845 – September 18, 1882) was an American Old West gunman and lawman, who gained fame for a brief gunfight that was later dubbed the "Four Dead in Five Second...

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Moses Posey Ball MP (1816 - 1897)

Member of Company B, Frontier Battalion, TX Rangers Sources A Fate Worse Than Death: Indian Captivities in the West, 1830-1885  By Gregory Michno, Susan Michno. Page 287

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Texas Ranger Capt. Tom Ross (1871 - 1946)

Tom Mather Ross Maria Navarro married John Clark Ross on August 20, 1870 at San Fernando Cathedral in San Antonio. They made a home for themselves on land given to them as a wedding gift from Maria...

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John Sparks (1843 - 1908)

) John T. Sparks (August 30, 1843 – May 22, 1908) was an American politician. He was the tenth Governor of Nevada, and was nicknamed Honest John. Like his predecessor, Reinhold Sadler, Sparks ...

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Thomas Saltus Lubbock (1817 - 1862)

Thomas (some sources give Thompson) Saltus Lubbock (November 29, 1817– January 9, 1862) was a Texas Ranger and soldier in the Confederate army during the American Civil War. Biography ...

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Captain Samuel Walker (1817 - 1847)

Captain Sam Walker In the 180-year history of the Texas Rangers, there have been many shining stars, but none glowed any brighter than Samuel Hamilton Walker. Walker’s years of life were few...

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Major Robert McAlpin Williamson (1804 - 1859)

Robert McAlpin Williamson (1804? – December 22, 1859) was a Republic of Texas Supreme Court Justice, state lawmaker and Texas Ranger. Williamson County, Texas is named for him. Early life Wi...

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Capt. Stephen Townsend (1801 - 1851)

Stephen Townsend, left Florida with his brother Thomas Townsend and cousin William Stapleton, but Stephen and his wife had to stop in Louisiana for the birth of their child. After the birth Stephen and...

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W. L. "Will" Wright, Texas Ranger (1868 - 1942)

William Lee Wright was born in Lockhart, Texas, February 19, 1868. He was reared in Dewitt County, before moving to Wilson County. At the age of 24, Wright became deputy sheriff of Wilson county unti...

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Everett Ewing Townsend MP (1871 - 1948)

"Father of the Big Bend National Park" Everett Ewing Townsend, called the "father of the Big Bend National Park," was born on October 20, 1871, in Colorado County, the son of William Wallace and Marg...

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William "Big Foot" Wallace, Texas Ranger (1817 - 1899)

William Alexander Anderson "Bigfoot" Wallace (April 3, 1817 – January 7, 1899) was a famous Texas Ranger who took part in many of the military conflicts of the Republic of Texas and the United...

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John H. Rogers, Texas Ranger (1863 - 1930)

John Harris Rogers was born near Kingsbury, Guadalupe County, Texas, October 19, 1863. Rogers first enlisted in the Rangers in September 1882 serving under Capt. S. A. McMurray in Company B. He ser...

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Clinton Thomas Peoples (1910 - 1992)

Clinton Thomas Peoples was born in Bridgeport, Texas on August 25, 1910.During the height of the oil boom in Conroe, Texas, Peoples served as a deputy sheriff and was promoted to chief deputy. Also, ...

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Captain Leander H. McNelly (CSA), Texas Ranger (c.1844 - 1877)

Leander Harvey McNelly (March 12, 1844-September 4, 1877) was a Confederate officer and Texas Ranger captain. McNelly is best remembered for leading the "Special Force", a quasi-military branch o...

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Major John B. Jones (CSA), Texas Ranger (1834 - 1881)

John B. Jones (December 22, 1834 – July 19, 1881) was a Confederate army officer and Texas Ranger captain. Born in Fairfield, South Carolina, his family moved to the Republic of Texas in 1...

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Frank P. Baker (Texas Ranger) (1893 - 1921)

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Joseph E. Baker (Texas Ranger) (1880 - 1923)

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James B. Gillett, Texas Ranger (1856 - 1937)

James B. Gillett (November 4, 1856 - June 11, 1937) was a lawman of the Old West, mostly well known due to his service as a Texas Ranger, and is a member of the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame. Earl...

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J. Abijah Brooks, Texas Ranger (1855 - 1944)

J. Abijah Brooks was born in Bourbon County, Kentucky on November 20, 1855. He moved to Collin County Texas about 1876. Brooks joined the Rangers in 1883, serving in Company F under Captain Shely. Broo...

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John Salmon Ford (1815 - 1897)

John Salmon Ford (May 26, 1815 – November 3, 1897), better known as "Rip" Ford, was a member of the Republic of Texas Congress and later of the State Senate, and mayor of Brownsville, Texas. H...

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Bobby Paul Doherty (1936 - 1978)

Bobby Paul Doherty was born in Mount Calm, Texas, in July of 1936. He attended Lamar University, and joined the Texas Department of Public Safety as a patrolman in 1958. He served in Marlin and Gaine...

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Robert Austin Crowder (1901 - 1972)

Robert Austin Crowder was born in Minden, Texas on January 29, 1901. After serving a hitch in the United State Marines, Crowder became a Dallas police patrolman in 1925. When the Texas Highway Depart...

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Colonel George W. Baylor (CSA) (1832 - 1916)

BAYLOR, GEORGE WYTHE (1832–1916). George Wythe Baylor, Confederate military officer and Texas Ranger, the son of John Walker Baylor, was born in Fort Gibson, Cherokee Nation, on August 2, 18...

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Stephen F. Austin ("Father of Texas") MP (1793 - 1836)

Stephen Fuller Austin (November 3, 1793 – December 27, 1836), known as the Father of Texas, led the second and ultimately successful colonization of the region by bringing 300 families from ...

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Brig General Benjamin McCulloch (CSA) (1811 - 1862)

Benjamin McCulloch (November 11, 1811–March 7, 1862) was a soldier in the Texas Revolution, a Texas Ranger, a U.S. marshal, and a brigadier general in the army of the Confederate States duri...

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Bass Outlaw, Texas Ranger and Deputy U.S. Marshal (1854 - 1894)

Bass (Baz) L. Outlaw (1854-1894) - Coming from a good family in Georgia, Bass grew up to be a refined gentleman, but he had a serious drinking problem that continually got him into trouble. After he al...

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Pete Spence (Texas Ranger and outlaw) (1852 - 1914)

Pete Spence (1852–1914), suspected of robbery in 1878 in Goliad County, Texas, changed his name from Elliot Larkin Ferguson. He was later a suspect in a stagecoach robbery outside Bisbee, Ariz...

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Captain Bryan Marsh (CSA), Texas Ranger (1833 - 1901)

Bryan Marsh (1833-1901) - Born in Alabama in 1833, Marsh later relocated to Texas, settling in near Tyler. During the Civil War, he served with distinction as a captain in the Texas Cavalry. In the bat...

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Jesse Lee "Red" Hall, Texas Ranger (1849 - 1911)

Jesse Lee (Leigh) Hall 1849 - 1911 Jesse Lee Hall was born in Lexington, North Carolina on October 9, 1849. The original spelling of his name was "Leigh," but Hall changed it to Lee soon after mo...

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Creed Taylor, Texas Ranger (1820 - 1906)

CREED TAYLOR (1820–1906). Creed Taylor, soldier and Texas Ranger, was born on April 20, 1820, in Alabama, one of nine children of Josiah and Hepzibeth (Luker) Taylor. Creed's father, Josiah Ta...

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Jeff Milton, Texas Ranger and Deputy U.S. Marshal (1861 - 1947)

Jeff Milton (November 7, 1861 – May 7, 1947), born Jeff Davis Milton, was an Old West lawman, and the son of Confederate Florida governor John Milton. Early life His father committed suici...

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Alfred Y. Allee I, Texas Ranger (1855 - 1895)

Alfred Y. Allee (1855-1895) - Born in DeWitt County, Texas in 1855, Allree became a prominent lawman, serving as a Texas Ranger, and as a lawman in Karnes and Frio Counties. As a lawman, Allee quickly ...

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John Oliver Allen, Texas Ranger (1850 - 1928)

John Oliver Allen (1850-1928) - A cowboy and Texas Ranger, Allen was born in Kaufman County, Texas on June 22, 1850. Raised on the frontier, he became a cowboy as a young man and enlisted in Rufus Perr...

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Ira Aten, Texas Ranger (1862 - 1953)

Ira Aten (September 3, 1862 – August 5, 1953) was a Texas Ranger who was inducted into the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame. Aten was born in Cairo, Illinois. His father Austin Aten was a Methodis...

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Captain John Bird, Texas Ranger (1795 - 1839)

BIRD, JOHN (1795-1839). John Bird, soldier and Indian fighter, was born in what was later Perry County, Tennessee, in 1795, the son of William Bird. After service under Andrew Jackson in the War of...

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Reuben "Rube" Boyce, Texas Ranger (1853 - 1927)

Reuben Hornsby Boyce (1853-1927) - Lawman, Texas Ranger and miner, Boyce traveled the west before finally settling down in Texas . Boyce was born in Williamson County, Texas on January 8, 1853, the old...

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Lon Oden, Texas Ranger (1863 - 1910)

Lon Oden (March 15, 1863 - August 10, 1910) was a Texas Ranger of the Old West, and is a legend inside the Texas Rangers organization. Early life He was born Alonzo Van Oden and called "Lon", in ...

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John Reynolds Hughes, Texas Ranger (1855 - 1947)

) John Hughes (February 11, 1855 - June 3, 1947) was a Texas Ranger and cowboy of the Old West, and later an author. Early life Hughes was born John Reynolds Hughes, in Cambridge, Illinois,...

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"Texas John" Slaughter, Texas Ranger and Cochise County Sheriff (1841 - 1922)

"Texas John” Slaughter was a Civil War veteran, trail-driver, cattleman, Texas Ranger, famed Cochise County Sheriff, professional gambler, and an Arizona State Representative during his lifeti...

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John Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (1850 - 1913)

John Barclay Armstrong (January 1, 1850 – May 1, 1913) was a Texas Ranger lieutenant and a United States Marshal, usually remembered for his role in the pursuit and capture of the famous gunfi...

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Colonel John Coffee "Jack" Hays (Texas Ranger) (1817 - 1883)

Col. John Coffee "Jack" Hays (January 28, 1817 – April 21, 1883) was a Texas Ranger captain and military officer of the Republic of Texas. Hays served in several armed conflicts, including the...

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Captain John McMullin (Texas Ranger) (1824 - d.)

MCMULLEN, JOHN (1824–?) John McMullen, soldier, was born on June 27, 1824, in Baltimore, Maryland, and immigrated to Texas in 1839, perhaps in company with Samuel H. Walker. He was residing in...

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Light Townsend (Texas Ranger) (1872 - 1932)

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William "Slick" Clements (Texas Ranger) (1857 - 1906)

William Clements is referred to as William Anderson Clements in the Anderson Family History. He is referred to as William T. Clements by James B. Gillett in "Six Years with the Texas Rangers", and his ...

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Isaac Standefer MP (1801 - 1855)

On April 4, 1840 Isaac was one of the commissioners appointed by the Texas Legislature to locate a county seat. He served with the Texas Rangers under George B. Erath, March 8, 1838 to June 8, 1839. Hi...

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