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"Little Doc" Durham (b. - c.1915)

ee "Trinity County Beginnings," Trinity County Book Committee, 1986, p 256-257. Correspondent: Mrs. Jonny Lou Varner. Mary Means Sullivan, in "The Family Saga: A Collection of Texas Family Legends," ...

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ee "Trinity County Beginnings," Trinity County Book Committee, 1986, p 256-257. Correspondent: Mrs. Jonny Lou Varner. Mary Means Sullivan, in "The Family Saga: A Collection of Texas Family Legends," ...

10/3/2015 10/5/2015

ee "Trinity County Beginnings," Trinity County Book Committee, 1986, p 256-257. Correspondent: Mrs. Jonny Lou Varner. Mary Means Sullivan, in "The Family Saga: A Collection of Texas Family Legends," ...

10/3/2015 10/5/2015

Henry Lafayette Christie (1875 - 1913)

Likely grave ee "Trinity County Beginnings," Trinity County Book Committee, 1986, p 256-257. Correspondent: Mrs. Jonny Lou Varner. Mary Means Sullivan, in "The Family Saga: A Collection of Texas Fa...

10/1/2015 10/5/2015

Solly Durham (deceased)

ee "Trinity County Beginnings," Trinity County Book Committee, 1986, p 256-257. Correspondent: Mrs. Jonny Lou Varner. Mary Means Sullivan, in "The Family Saga: A Collection of Texas Family Legends," ...

10/3/2015 10/3/2015

"Pink" Higgins (1848 - 1913)

""Pink" Higgins"

) John Higgins, better known as "Pink" Higgins (1848 - December 18, 1914), was a little-known gunman and cowboy of the Old West, despite his having killed more men in his lifetime than more notable...

7/27/2013 7/27/2013

Sgt. Doc Bockius (CSA) (1829 - 1909)

James Monroe's Bockius ancestry is unclear, he supposedly was born in Ohio and came to Texas in the 1850's. For a few months preceding the Civil War, James was a member of the Mounted Rangers, Rio Gr...

9/25/2008 7/23/2013

Ferdinand Jackson Brown (1849 - 1930)

Involved in the Sutton-Taylor feud with his wife's brothers the Clements. Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 for F.J. Brown Name: F.J. Brown Death Date: 18 Sep 1930 Death Place: Ranger, Eastland, Texas...

9/16/2011 7/23/2013

Hiram E. Clements (1879 - 1906)

Reese–Townsend feud From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Reese–Townsend feud, also called the Colorado County Feud (1898 through 1907) was a politically motivated feud taking pla...

6/5/2011 7/23/2013

Walter Gray Rees (1861 - 1911)

WALTER GRAY REES Weimar Mercury, March 3, 1911 Express Special:—Yoakum, Tex.. February 28—The body of W. G. Rees of Houston was brought here for burial Friday. Mr. Reese was 50 years ...

9/19/2011 7/23/2013

"Dick" Reese (1852 - 1899)

Colorado County Feud The Colorado County Feud, a series of gun battles between members of the Townsend family of Columbus, started during the 1898 Colorado County sheriff's race. The election pitted ...

9/19/2011 7/23/2013

Frank Burford (1881 - 1953)

Burford, James Frank FRANK BURFORD IS LAID TO REST HERE SATURDAY Last rites for James Frank Burford, 71-year old native of Colorado county and lifetime resident of Columbus, were held at the Columb...

9/19/2011 7/23/2013

Arthur Lee Burford (1876 - 1900)

A DEPLORABLE EVENT It was about 4 o'clock last Monday afternoon that the news flashed over the wires that Arthur L. Burford had been shot and killed and Will Clements seriously wounded, at Bastrop. W...

9/19/2011 7/23/2013

Sheriff Will Burford (1850 - 1908)

Burford, William Thomas Mr. William T. Burford, formerly Sheriff of Colorado County, died at his residence in this city at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, after a lingering illness. Mr. Burford was born...

9/19/2011 7/23/2013

John Stafford (1849 - 1890)

Two great clans of cattlemen, the Stafford's and the Townsend's, had trouble that culminated in the killing of R. E. and John Stafford in front of a Columbus saloon on 7 July 1888. Larkin and Marion Ho...

9/18/2011 7/23/2013

Bob Stafford (1834 - 1890)

"Bob", "R. L."

Two great clans of cattlemen, the Stafford's and the Townsend's, had trouble that culminated in the killing of R. E. and John Stafford in front of a Columbus saloon on 7 July 1888. Larkin and Marion Ho...

9/18/2011 7/23/2013

William "Billy' Taylor (18??-1875) - The son of Pitkin Taylor, and brother of Jim Taylor, Billy fought with other family members in the Sutton-Taylor feud, especially after his father was killed. On Ma...

9/18/2011 7/23/2013

Phillip G. Taylor, aka: Do'boy (1843-1871) - A gunfighter and son of Creed Taylor, Phillip was with his brother, Jack, when he killed two cavalry soldiers at Fort Mason, Texas. The Taylors were an anti...

9/18/2011 7/23/2013

Jim Creed Taylor, Feud Victim (1851 - 1875)

""Jim""

Jim Taylor (1852-1875) - The son of Pitkin Taylor, Jim swore revenge on the Sutton faction when his father died in 1873 during the Sutton-Taylor feud. He quickly assumed his father’s leadership ...

9/18/2011 7/23/2013

Pitkin Taylor (18??-1873) - A gunman and brother to renowned Texas Ranger, Creed Taylor, Pitkin led the Taylors in the Sutton-Taylor feud which began in 1868. The Sutton faction, many of which were law...

9/18/2011 7/23/2013

Hays Taylor (1842 - 1869)

"Hays"

John "Jack" Hays Taylor (1842-1869) - A gunfighter, Jack was the son of renowned Texas Ranger, Creed Taylor. Though Jack inherited his father's talent with guns, he obviously didn't follow in his foots...

9/18/2011 7/23/2013

Senator Marcus Harvey Townsend (1859 - 1915)

"Marcus Hervey Townsend"

Marcus Harvey Townsend attended the Law Department of Baylor University at Independence, passing the Bar in 1880 and becoming a lawyer. He was elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 1882 and ...

9/18/2011 7/23/2013

Deputy Sheriff Will Clements (1876 - 1911)

"Will", "Willie"

Reese–Townsend feud From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Reese–Townsend feud, also called the Colorado County Feud (1898 through 1907) was a politically motivated feud taking pla...

6/5/2011 7/23/2013

James Augustus Clements (1871 - 1929)

"J A"

1880 United States Federal Census about James A. Clements Name: James A. Clements Age: 9 Birth Year: abt 1871 Birthplace: Texas Home in 1880: Oakland, Colorado, Texas Race: White Ge...

6/5/2011 7/23/2013

James Gaither Townsend (1851 - 1911)

Colorado County Feud The Colorado County Feud, a series of gun battles between members of the Townsend family of Columbus, started during the 1898 Colorado County sheriff's race. The election pitted ...

9/18/2011 7/23/2013

Walter Reese (1879 - 1919)

Colorado County Feud The Colorado County Feud, a series of gun battles between members of the Townsend family of Columbus, started during the 1898 Colorado County sheriff's race. The election pitted ...

9/19/2011 7/23/2013

Dr. Joseph F. Lessing (1874 - 1947)

"Joe"

Colorado County Feud The Colorado County Feud, a series of gun battles between members of the Townsend family of Columbus, started during the 1898 Colorado County sheriff's race. The election pitted ...

9/19/2011 7/23/2013

Herbert Reese (1880 - 1912)

Colorado County Feud The Colorado County Feud, a series of gun battles between members of the Townsend family of Columbus, started during the 1898 Colorado County sheriff's race. The election pitted ...

9/19/2011 7/23/2013

Sheriff Sam H. Reese (1859 - 1899)

Sam H. Reese Murder Mr. Sam H. Reese, whose tragic death in this city last Thursday afternoon is elsewhere printed, was a man of many estimable traits of character. He was a brave man, fearless in th...

9/12/2011 7/23/2013

Sheriff James Light Townsend (CSA) (1845 - 1894)

"Light"

Townsend, James Light (private) age 14 in 1860; enrolled in Company A, 5th Texas Cavalry; captured at Yellow Bayou, Louisiana, May 18, 1864. United States, Civil War Soldiers Index for J. L. Townsend...

9/18/2011 7/23/2013

Marion Hope (1859 - 1911)

Marion Hope Post Special:Wharton Texas The remains of Marion Hope,who was accidentally killed near Nixon, were bought here for interment and were laid beside the graves of two of his children. Mr.H...

9/18/2011 7/23/2013

Constable Larkin S. Hope (1855 - 1898)

Assassination of Officer Hope Columbus,Texas,August 4.About 9 0'Clock last night Constable Larkin S. Hope of this city was assassinated by some unknown person.The weapon used was a double barrel shot...

9/18/2011 7/23/2013

Gip Clements (1854 - 1932)

"Gip", "Gyp"

John Gibson "Gip” Clements - A gunman and youngest of the Clements brothers, John was born on May 14, 1854. When he grew up, he helped cousin John Wesley Hardin disarm several deputies of Wild B...

9/16/2011 7/23/2013

Jim Clements (CSA) (1843 - 1897)

"Jim"

James Clements - A gunman, brother of Emanuel Sr. and cousin of John Wesley Hardin , he drove cattle with Hardin and helped him kill several Mexican herders near Newton, Kansas in 1871. Jim enlisted ...

9/16/2011 7/23/2013

Joseph Hardin Clements (CSA) (1849 - 1927)

"Joe"

Born 1 Dec. 1849, Joseph Hardin Clements was named for Col. Joseph Hardin, great grandfather of John Wesley Hardin . Hardin's father's sister married Emmanuel Clements, and the Hardin and Clements cous...

9/16/2011 7/23/2013

Thomas Conley Tennille (1860 - 1925)

Tom Tennille was born in Gonzales, Texas on February 22, 1852. His father, George Tennille, was killed in the Taylor-Sutton Feud. Tom Tennille grew up in Texas. His parents were cattle ranchers and the...

9/16/2011 7/23/2013

Soon after his birth the family relocated to Texas with Stephen F Austin's third colony. He and his wife Mary Jane had five children. He became an essential member of the Taylor faction of the Sutton-T...

9/25/2008 7/23/2013

John Wesley "Wes" Hardin, I MP (1853 - 1895)

"Wes Hardin"

John Wesley “Wes” Hardin (1853-1895), son of James “Gip” Gibson Hardin (1823 – 1876) and Mary Elizabeth Dixon (1826 – 1885), was a notorious outlaw and gunfigh...

3/30/2008 7/23/2013

Mannie Clements (1868 - 1908)

"Mannie", "Little Mannen", "Manny"

Emanuel "Mannie” Clements, Jr. (1869-1908) - A lawman and cattleman, Clements was born in Gonzales County, Texas. He was raised in Ballinger, Texas and called "Little Mannen” or "Mannie,"...

9/16/2011 7/23/2013

Mannen Clements (CSA) (1845 - 1887)

"Manning", "Mannen", "Mannin", "Big Mannen"

Son of Emanuel Clements & Martha Hardin Clements. Wife Molly Ann Robinson. Emanuel Clements was also known as Manning, Mannen & Mannin. Emanuel was killed at the Senate Sallon in Ballinger, Runnels cou...

9/16/2011 7/23/2013