Early Days In Cooke, Texas: 1848-1873

by C.N. Jones
90 Pages, O8.5"x11", Softcover, FI-0477, $17.50

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Covering pioneer life from 1848 through 1873 in Cooke County, Texas, Early Days is insightful, touching and jammed with eyebrow-raising tales. With everything from Indian battles to the Chisum Cattle Trail, family histories, wills, and the day Mr. Menasco was killed, this publication affords an intimate look at the people, events, and history that built the county. With over 200 surnames referenced, this "down-home," whimsical work is must reading for Cooke County researchers and historians.

Typical Example of Writing Style & Content

Mr. Isaac Gregory, better known in his last days as "Uncle Ike" came to this county with his parents many years ago and located near the present village of Era and lived there until his death. I am sure that Cooke county never had a better citizen than Isaac Gregory who gave the writer the incident records here: He said, "When we learned that there were Indians [continues with event]"

Surnames of Included In This Publication

ACREE ALEXANDER ANDREWS ARNOLD

BALL BARIE BARRETT BEAN BELL BERRY BEVERS BIFFLE BIG TREE BIRD BLACKBURN BOLING BOND BORDENHEVER BORELAND BOSTICK BOURDEAY BOURLAND BOX BOYDSTEN BRAZELL BREWER BROWN BURCH*

CALLIS CAMP CARPENTER CHADWELL CHANCE CHISHOLM CHISUM CHURSHER CLACK CLARK COBB COGBURN COLE COOKE CORN COX CROSS CUDE CULP CUSTER

DALEY DALY DANIELS DAVIS DECOURTNEY DEERING DENTON DEWESS DOBB DOSS

EADES EASON

FELKER FELTY FINCH RITCH FLETCHER FLUSCHE FOLSOM FOREMAN FRAZIER

GAHAGAN GAINES GARNER GIBBONS GILLIAM GLASS GOODING GRAY GREELEY GREENWOOD GREGORY GROOM GUY

HACKNEY HAMILTON HARDING HARGROVES HARRIS HARVILL HEILMAN HEMMING HENDERSON HENDON HICKSON HOBBS HODGES HOFF HOFFMAN HOLLADAY HOLLAND HOLMAN HOOD HORN HOWETH HUGHES HULEN HUMBY HUTCHENSON

JACKSON JASPER JOHNS JOHNSON JONES* JULIAN JULY

KADEN KELLEY KERR KICKING BIRD KIRKSLEY KNUDSEN

LANDERS LANGFORD LANHAM LEE* LEIDTKE LEWTER LINDSAY LONE WOLF

MACK MAGLE MANION MANN MASON MATHIS MAUPIN MCBRIDE MCCARTY MCCRACKEN MCCUBBIN MCELRATH MCNABB MEYERS MIDDLETON MITCHELL MONTAGUE MOORE MORRIS**

NEWTON

O’BUCH OVERTON

PALMER PATE PATTERSON PAXTON PERRY PERRYMAN PETTIT PIERCE PIPER PIPKINS PITMAN POTTER POWERS PUGH PYBAS

RAGSDALE RILEY ROBERTS ROBERTSON ROBINSON ROBISON ROFF* ROSS ROUR ROUSSEAU RUNION RUSSELL

SADLER SANTANTA SAPP SATANK SAVAGE SCANDLAND SCHAUSELL SCHIFF SCHULT SCOTTS SHANNON SHAUSSELL SHEGOGG SHRUM SIMPSON SLACK SOUDERS STEIN STEVENS STONE

TAYLOR THEISON THOMAS THOMPSON TITUS TWITTY TYTUS

VILLARD VONSCHAUSIELL

WARE WARREN WASHINGTON WEAVER WEBSTER WELLS WEST WHALEY WHEELOCK WILKINS WILKINSON WITT WYATT

YARBROUGH YOUNG

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