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Hemphill County Texas

Created in 1876 from Bexar County, it was named in honor of John Hemphill, the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas. 

It is situated one county south of the extreme northeast limit of the State on the northand joins the Indian Territory on the east, and is in what is known as the Panhandle of Texas.

Two battles of the Red River War of 1875-1876, the Battle of Lyman's Wagon Train and the Battle of Buffalo Wallow,  took place in September 1874, in what would become Hemphill County.

The first rodeo of Texas took place in Christian on July 4, 1888
[source: wikipedia]
 

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Website Updates:
Aug 2015: 1903 - 1910 Births
May 2015: News: Newspapers of Hemphill County
Mar 2015: Sick List: CARPENTER
Feb 2015: Death News: CORNELIUS; Marriage News: STICKLEY, ZOLLARS, NATIONS, BAILEY;  Sick List News: DUNCAN; Birth News: ATHERTON; Gossip News: EUBANKS, DAVIS, GOODIS, BARTON, CUNNINGHAM, PATTON, BIGGERS, WRIGHT, REYNOLDS, HOWARD, LORD; School News: 20 Names on the honor roll, 7th grade English club meeting; Community News: Singing Convention at Zybach, Embroidery Club meets; Birthday Celebration: BROWN
Nov 2014: Mil: Vietnam War Casualties
Sept 2014: Obit: ORR, ROGERS - Submitted by Jessica Coleman; History: 1914 Ccounty Description
Aug 2014: News /Community: T.J. White,T.G. James,The Glazier Bank,News/Visiting,J.M. Blasingame,Freeman and Eubanks,Miss Lois Crist,Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hawley,Mrs. Frank Corbige,Mr. Groendyke,Mrs. Frank Hawley; Mr. and Mrs. G.A. Robbins,Jack Stone,Floyd Sevey,News/Fires, Accidents and Calamaties,1917 Glazier Mill & Elevator,1910 Glazier Fire,Alice Rayl,News/Weather,1895 Rain,News/Sicklist,Smallpox Quarantine,News/Crimes,Isaac Anderson caught,Jim Harbolt caught,C.H. McPhail caught,Sheriff McGee killed,News/Miscellaneous,Anderson,Mrs. L.M. McKight; Obit: JONES
Jul 2014: Obit: MATHEWS - Transcribed by FoFGmz; Obit: BENTLEY - Transcribed by Vicki Bryan;
Obit: CUSSEN, LEE, PORTER - Transcribed by Camellia; 1890 Veterans Schedule - Transcribed by Vicki Bryan
Jun 2014: History of County Name - Transcribed by Larry Lakey
Jan 2014:   Bio for BAKER
 
 
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