Location: Brazos County TX

Slave Narrative of Easter Wells

Person Interviewed: Easter Wells Location: Colbert, Oklahoma Place of Birth: Arkansas Date of Birth: 1854 Age: 83 I was born in Arkansas, in 1854, but we moved to Texas in 1855. I’ve heard ’em tell about de trip to Texas. De grown folks rode in wagons and carts but de chaps all walked dat was big enuff. De men walked and toted their guns and hunted all de way. Dey had plenty of fresh game to eat. My mother’s name was Nellie Bell. I had one sister, Liza. I never saw my father; in fact, I never heard my mammy say anything about him and I don’t guess I ever asked her anything about him for I never thought anything about not having a father. I guess he belonged to another family and when we moved away he was left behind and he didn’t try to find us after de war. My mammy and my sister and me belonged to young Master Jason Bell. We was his onliest slaves and as he using married and lived at home wid his parents we was worked and bossed by his father. Cap’n William Bell and his wife, Mise Mary. After we moved to Texas, old Master built a big double log house, weathe, boarded on de inside and out. It was painted white. Dey was a long gallery clean across de...

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Brazos 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 can be found at Brazos County, Texas GenWeb Archives. Alexander Church Cemetery, Bryan Barker Family Cemetery Boonville Cemetery, Bryan Cottonwood Cemetery House Cemetery Kurten Cemetery Minter Spring Cemetery Paint Creek Cemetery Peach Creek Cemetery, Millican Steep Hollow Cemetery Red Hill Cemetery Wheat-Millican Cemetery, Millican The following cemetery transcriptions can be found at Brazos Genealogical Association. Wheat Cemetery The following cemetery transcriptions can be found at Cemeteries of TX Project: College Station Cemetery Peach Creek Cemetery The following cemetery transcriptions and photos can be found at FindAGrave. Aggie Field of Honor Alexander Cemetery Allen Farm, Bryan Bald Prairie Cemetery Barker Cemetery, Millican Beal Family Cemetery, Bryan Bethel Cemetery Bethel Grove Church, Cawthon Bickham Cemetery, Bryan Bonfire Memorial, College Station Boonville Cemetery, Bryan Botts Ferry Cemetery Brewer Cemetery (Bryan) Bright Light Cemetery, Bryan Bryan City Cemetery, Bryan Canaan Cemetery Canan, Bryan Carroll Family Pet Heaven Catholic Cemetery, Bryan College Station Cemetery, College Station Concord Cemetery Cook’s Point, Bryan Cordey Cemetery Cottonwood Cemetery Cox Cemetery Dodson Cemetery Ebenezer Cemetery Edge Cemetery Evans Cemetery Fridel Cemetery Friendship Cemetery, Tabor George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, College Station Gilmore Cemetery Goodson Cemetery Grandview Cemetery, Bryan Griffin Cemetery near Mound Creek, College Station Henry Cemetery,...

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