old settlers of 1856, who have moved into other counties and states,
are John Adams, L. Adams, A. C. Amends, George N. Anderson, Ambrose
Angerly, Robert P. Baker, William Baker, Joseph Barker, Joshua
Barker, Martin Bates, Henry Beadle, James J. Beaman, C. Blair,
Wesley Blanton, Richard Eleven, Benjamin Boston, M. J. Britton, A.
B. Brown, Burrill Brown, T. C. Brown, Israel Burriss, Jas. Burriss,
Thos. Burriss, Wm. Burroughs, Jackson Burrows, Rev. N. T. Byers,
Elisha Cantwell, Wm. Cazort, Rosewell Clifton, Jno. C. Chapman, John
F. Coffee, Richard Coffee, James Cook, J. Criswell, E. H, Crompton,
Moses Damron, Harrison Dukes, Jackson Dukes, Jason Dukes, Littleton
Dukes, Wm. Dennison, L. R. Dockrey, Thomas Draper, Edward
Dubsey, David Eddleman, T. D. Ellis, Jackson Flint, John Fox,
Leftwitch Francis, Rev. L. J. Francis, Thomas Gallagher, Robert
George, Charles Gildon, James Givens, Isaac Gorman, Anderson Green,
John Grisham, George W. Guest, Batch Guthrie, J. J. Hamilton, Howard
Hayes, John Hefly, Wood Henry, J. H. Hewitt, G. Higgins, Allen Hill,
Jackson Hill, Thomas Hill, Joshua Holman, Newman Holder, Hartford
Howard, James Hudson, John Hunter, Joseph Hunter, David Harm, J. W.
Johnson, Jehu M. Jones, Stephen F. Jones, Joseph Kauffman, William
Layne, Dow Lee, George Lee, Sylvester Lee, John Leonard, George B.
Loving, Bartholomew Majors, Seton Majors, Elam Martin, John L.
Matlock, James Maybury, David Maybury, James Mays, Larkin McCarty,
Isaac Meek, J. C. Meek, Stephen Mooney, Idle Morgan, H. R. Morris,
Lewellyn Murphy, John Neill, J. T. Paschall, Green Pennington, John
B. Pingston, Fred Pointer, G. Pointer, C. C. Porter, John F. Porter,
Robert S. Porter, Jr., Angie Price, G. Rash, Joseph Raws, Care
Remington, James Reynolds, Thomas Riley, Joseph Sea, Frank-Sowell,
M. Sheen, L. T. Shepherd, Silas Shirley, Thomas Short, John Snider,
John Spruell, John Squires, James Sprole, David Street, Rev.
Pleasant Tackitt, Joseph Thomas, Alexander Thompson, Robert
Thompson, Thomas Thompson, Joseph Thornburg, Wm. Tubbs, Aaron
Tucker, Giles Upton, J. M. Upton, Monroe Upton, Thomas Upton, Daniel
Wagner, David White, Thomas White, William Wilson, Felty Wampler,
Martin Wampler, Rhoderic Wampler, Richard Wimberg, Benjamin
Winchester, Robert Wright.
has gathered nearly one hundred of the old Parker County settlers
into the harvest of Eternity. In a period of twenty-one years, more
than twenty-five per cent have been called home—and let us trust
that every one of the old frontier patriots have escaped further
trials and vicissitudes and that their names are enrolled in the
Lamb's Book of Life. The departed are Reuben Allen, William Arthur,
Thomas Billingley, Luke Blevin, John Brashears, Matthew Brashears,
Burrill Brown, George J. Brock, John Brown, Elias Burriss, Thomas
Burriss, William Burriss, Philip Burrough, Hezekiah Caldwell, Chas.
Cabiness, Drew Coen, William Coffee, E. N. Clement, John Clifton,
Eli Cox, I. P. Davis, Allison Dotson, Washington Dunkin, A. J. Dyke,
Charles Erwin, Ezekiel Fleming, W. B. Fondren, Calvin Gage, James
Gilpin, Nathan Gilpin, Green Givens, Arthur Graham, James Hand, John
Hill, Joshua Hill, Erasmus Jones, Andrew Jones, James Kidwell, W. B.
Kid well, Thomas Lack, C. Landmore, Isaac Lane, John Lee, M. Lee,
Samuel Leonard, Jr., Samuel Leonard, Sr., John C. Light, Rev. M. C.
Light, William Light, Giles Littlefield, William Littlefield, Wilson
Littlefield, Asa Long, Henry Lontz, J. G. Lontz, Oliver Loving,
Thos. Martin, William Mays, Rev. P. McDonald, Thos. C. McGew, Rev.
— McKnight, Ebenezer Miller, Fuller Millsapp, John Montgomery,
Sr., Newman, S. P. Newsome, John Parker, R. S. Porter, John H.
Prince, James Prindle, W. T. Reynolds, D. C. Rose, Frank Sanches,
John See, Michael See, Tip See, W. V. D. Shirley, Calvin Tharp,
Joseph Thornburg, Rev. R. S. Tierce, William Trimble, Joseph Tucker,
Jefferson Turner, William Upton, Charles Walker, Dock Walker, Joseph
Walker, William Wilson, Young Warren, William Welch.
Sketches of Parker County and Weatherford, Texas by
Henry Smythe. Published by Louis C. Lavat, Job and book
printer, St. Louis, 1877. Transcribed
and Submitted by Veneta McKinney
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