Location: Borden County TX

Biography of William N. Collier

William N. Collier, one of the most prominent breeders of thoroughbred Hereford cattle in the United States, makes his home at Fulton and has extensive farm property in Callaway county, on which are found his fine herds. Mr. Collier was born in the Blue Grass state, his birth having occurred near Falmouth, in Pendleton county, Kentucky, February 13, 1876. He is a son of William A. and Oetavia (Wyatt) Collier, both of whom were natives of Kentucky, to which state their parents had removed from Virginia. When William N. Collier was a lad of five years his parents went to Ellis county, Texas, where the father operated a cotton gin. There the son was reared and educated, attending the public schools, and when not busy with his textbooks his time was given to his father in the cotton gin until he reached his twenty-first year, at which period in his life he began riding the range and for twelve years thereafter engaged in punching cattle. During this time, or in 1902, he filed on a homestead, taking up four sections of land in Borden county, Texas, where he began his career as a raiser and breeder of cattle. After filing on his land he purchased a few Texas cattle, which he had on the range for three years. He then purchased his first thoroughbred cattle from A. B. Jones...

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Borden County, Texas Cemetery Records

Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. The following cemetery transcriptions and photos can be found at Borden County, Texas GenWeb. Durham Cemetery Gail Cemetery Fairview Cemetery York Cemetery The following cemetery transcriptions can be found at Cemeteries of TX Project: Durham Cemetery Fairview Cemetery Gail Cemetery York Cemetery The following cemetery transcriptions and photos can be found at FindAGrave. Durham Cemetery Fairview Cemetery Gail Cemetery, Gail Mount Auburn Cemetery York Cemetery...

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