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"Little Doc" Durham MP (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," ...

10/3/2015 10/5/2015

Dewitt M. Christie (twin) MP (1888 - 1913)

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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Jewell M. Christie (twin) MP (1888 - 1913)

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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Henry Lafayette Christie MP (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 MP (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," ...

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"Pink" Higgins MP (1848 - 1913)

""Pink" Higgins", "Pinckney"

) 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) MP (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 MP (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 MP (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 place in the clos...

6/5/2011 7/23/2013

Walter Gray Rees MP (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 of age, and at...

9/19/2011 7/23/2013

"Dick" Reese MP (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 MP (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 MP (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 MP (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 MP (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 MP (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 MP (b. - 1875)

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

Philip Taylor, "Doboy", Sutton-Taylor Feud MP (1843 - c.1871)

"Doboy"

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 MP (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 role an...

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 MP (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 MP (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 MP (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 place in the clos...

6/5/2011 7/23/2013

James Augustus Clements MP (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 MP (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 MP (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 MP (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 MP (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 MP (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) MP (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 MP (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 MP (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 MP (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 Bill Hic...

9/16/2011 7/23/2013

Jim Clements (CSA) MP (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) MP (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 MP (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 gunfighter in nineteenth-century Texas. He was sa...

3/30/2008 7/23/2013

Mannie Clements MP (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," to distinguis...

9/16/2011 7/23/2013

Mannen Clements (CSA) MP (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