Mission’s Among the Southern Indians

Reverend Hugh Wilson

In the year 1819 the Synod of South Carolina resolved to establish a mission among the Southern Indians east of the Mississippi river. The Cherokees, Muskogee’s, Seminoles, Choctaws and Chickasaws then occupied Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi. Rev. David Humphries offered to take charge of the intended mission. He was directed to visit the Indians,



Unnamed Cemetery, Hunt County, Texas

This cemetery on private land was destroyed by cattle circa 1950-5. STORBECK S. F., 1897 – 1941.



Slave Narrative of Bert Luster

Person Interviewed: Bert Luster Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Place of Birth: Watson County, Tennessee Date of Birth: 1853 Age: 85 I’ll be jest frank, I’m not for sho’ when I was born, but it was in 1853. Don’t know the month, but I was sho’ born in 1853 in Watson County, Tennessee. You see my



Slave Narrative of Francis Bridges

Person Interviewed: Francis Bridges Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Place of Birth: Red River County, Texas Date of Birth: 1864 Age: 73 Occupatio I was born in Red River County, Texas in 1864, and that makes me 73 years old. I had myself 75, and I went to my white folks and they counted it un



Biographical Sketch of Miller Green

Miller Green, who lives at Black Jack Grove, is a native Texan. He was born in Red River district in the year 1837. Two years after his birth his father moved into the vicinity of where Greenville in Hunt County is situated. In the year 1854 he moved to where he is now living. In



Biography of Warner E. Williams

Warner E. Williams. While now one of the great trunk railway systems of the country, the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad was largely developed as a Kansas corporation. The main offices of the company at Kansas are at Parsons, where 2,200 of its employes reside. The different lines of the road converge and diverge from



Thompson, Everett – Obituary

E. C. Thompson passed away in this city last Sunday morning at 12:50 o’clock from heart trouble caused by after effects of the flu. The young man was a railroad telegrapher and had worked a trunk (?) at the North Powder station in times passed, but held a like position at Baker at the time



Emmons, Charlie – Obituary

Charlie Emmons, 98, a former Baker City resident, died Aug. 25, 2005, at the McAllen Medical Center in McAllen, Texas. His family was planning a special memory 99th birthday party for Charlie on Sept. 9, and he was really looking forward to it. The family will play a video of his life at his memorial



Webb Hill Cemetery, Hunt County, Texas

A cemetery transcription of Webb Hill Cemetery in Hunt County, Texas. This cemetery is located about 5 miles south of Wolfe City off Highway 34. HARRELL Emma, d. 6 Oct. 1908, ae. 45. Wife of W. M. Fannie L., b. 2 May 1875, d. 26 May 1961. Irene, b. 24 Aug. 1885, d. 17 July



Lowell Cemetery, Hunt County, Texas

A cemetery transcription of Lowell Cemetery in Hunt County, Texas. This abandoned cemetery was destroyed by cattle on private property about three miles north of Celeste. Copied circa 1957. LOWELL James Henry, b. Jan 1851, d. Nov. 1894. Four other graves unmarked, one of which appears to be an infant’s.



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