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Leon County, Texas

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History of Leon County, Sketch of the Early Settlement of Leon County,
Its Organization, and Some of the Early Settlers


Leon County History
A History of Texas and Texans, by Frank W. Johnson (1916)
Volume I; pages 738-740


A History of Leon County
Published by the Leon County News, May 28 1936
History -- The Old San Antonio Road --  Leon County Indians -- Leon County in 1836 -- Preludes to Settlement  -- Motives for Settlement  
Beginnings of Settlement  -- Organization of Leon County -- Naming of the County -- First District Court -- The Question of the County Seat

Security for Settlers -- Early Transportation --  Early County Government  -- Notable Characters -- Life Among the Early Settlers
 Growth of Schools -- Early Churches --
Oldest House in Leon County -- Buried Gold, Perhaps, at Oakwood --  Capt. Davis' Boots -- The Yankees --
Too Many Potatoes
--  Two Fits in One Night --  Community Names in Leon County -- Tree of Justice -- Killed by Indians -- Dr. Blackwell Incident 
Draws Mexican War Pension --  Neighborly Calls -- Turn Out the Little Ones -- Results of Blood Tests --  Poker  -- Leon County In Brief







 



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