The story of Parker County, Texas, 1852 to 1956

by Jon R. Vandagriff

Publisher: Donning Co. Publishers in Virginia Beach, VA

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Parker County (Tex.) -- History,
  • Parker County (Tex.) -- History -- Pictorial works,
  • Weatherford (Tex.) -- History,
  • Weatherford (Tex.) -- History -- Pictorial works

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Jon R. Vandagriff.
GenrePictorial works
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF392.P2 V36 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23945294M
ISBN 109781578646104
LC Control Number2009048659
OCLC/WorldCa468233232

Date of Death: Ap , Parker County, Texas Burial: unknown, unknown Biography: DREAD/DRED CEARLEY b. in Wilkes County, North Carolina; d. April 10 in Parker County, Texas. He was a farmer. DREAD CEARLEY enlisted at Corinth by Lt. HARTSFIELD. The latest Tweets from Doss Center (@DossHeritage): "The Texas Legislature deemed Parker County the Peach Capital of Texas". Webb Proffitt, born Decem in Chestnut Hill, Jefferson County, Tennessee; died Septem in was the son of James W. Proffitt and Susannah married Jane Wilson in Yancy County, North Carolina. Jane Wilson, born J in Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina; died in Asheville, Buncombe County. Michael T. Brown was born around He married Karen S. (Triplett) Brown on in Texas. We know that Michael T. Brown had been residing in Parker County, Texas.

Barbara Nicholson, Nashville, Tenn received the. first-place gold award from ForeWord magazine for the book she co-wrote, Attached at the Heart: Eight Proven Parenting Principles for Raising. The Parker County Historical Commission (PCHC), established in , is committed to preserving the history and culture of Parker County. Some of the programs the Commission implements include the preservation of area cemeteries, identification, protection and maintenance of historic locations, while providing information to the public and educational institutions on Parker County’s legacy. Veal Station was settled in A school was established in by William G. Veal () one of the most prominent men of his time in Texas. The school functioned for more than a half century. William G. Veal was also a very active Mason and organized Masonic Lodges over much of Northern Texas. The freed captives were sent to Decatur, Texas. By midsummer of , they had moved on to Veals Station in Parker County, where Britt Johnson had relocated after Elm Creek. Elizabeth Fitzpatrick remained in captivity with different bands.

Comal County (/ ˈ k oʊ m æ l / KOH-mal) is a county located on the Edwards Plateau in the U.S. state of of the census, its population was , Its county seat is New Braunfels.. Comal County is part of the San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area.. Along with Hays and Kendall Counties, Comal was listed in of the nation's 10 fastest-growing large Seat: New Braunfels.   Parker County has been represented in the Texas State House since by two Republicans, Richard F. "Ric" Williamson (–) and Phillip Stephen King. Originally a Democrat, Williamson switched parties and served until , when he was succeeded by King, one of the more conservative members of the legislature. Biographical and historical memoirs of Pulaski, Jefferson, Lonoke, Faulkner, Grant, Saline, Perry, Garland and Hot Spring counties, Arkansas. Comprising a condensed history of the state, a brief descriptive history of each of the counties, a number of biographies of distinguished citizens of the same. Biographical and pictorial history of Arkansas. association and relationship of these two families for about years. The story passed down to us is that John Mann and Sam Woody (the Parker County settler) were half-brothers. This is an area we are still researching and have so far found no definite records to prove or disprove this relationship.

The story of Parker County, Texas, 1852 to 1956 by Jon R. Vandagriff Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jon is a Parker county local, a newspaper man and a historian. In this history he presents a time line of Parker County history based primarily on newspaper reports. His book goes year by year from to and is packed with photographs/5.

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The book is called The Story of Parker County, Texas: and covers the efforts of Mr. Vandagriff to collect information about Parker County over the past 50 years (yes 50 years). The information comes from newspapers (Vandagriff worked at the Weatherford Democrat), local family histories, related books, and genealogy resources.

The book is called The Story of Parker County, Texas: and covers the efforts of Mr. Vandagriff to collect information about Parker County over the past 50 years (yes 50 years). The information comes from newspapers (Vandagriff worked at the Weatherford Democrat), local family histories, related books, and genealogy resources.

Holland’s work was written just after the Texas Centennial and he was instrumental in getting a number of historical markers for the area that told a little of the county’s story.

I brought the. True Story of Double Log Cabin More Interesting Than Fables. This is copied here with permission from The Weatherford Democrat, J issue. Perhaps a thousand or more of the newer citizens of Weatherford and Parker County do not know the true story of our famous "Double Log Cabin" located at Holland's Lake, just southeast of town.

George N. Anderson is listed in the Smythe, H. Historical Sketch of Parker County and Weatherford, Texas, St. Louis: C. Lavat Book and Job Printers, as an early Pioneer who has moved away.

Quinton N Anderson: Moved to Parker County in but moved to Oregon by TXPARKER Parker County genealogy. TXPARKER Mailing List Homepage (Source: RootsWeb) Maps and Gazetteers (12) Military Records and Histories.

List of Pensioners on the Roll January Texas, Parker County, Texas (Source: Internet Archive) Civil War. Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War Parker County (Source: FamilySearch).

--A New History of Parker County, John S. Grace and R. Jones, Parker County Historical Commission, Taylor Press, Weatherford TX, --A Pictorial History of Parker County, Parker County Historical Commission, --Erwins Westward They Came, Terry Erwin. This is a page book about the Erwins who ended up in Parker Co., TX.

Jon R. Vandagriff (M.A.), Weatherford:: has published The Parker County Texas Story toa history of the county's formation and first l00 years. He spent 16 years in the newspaper industry and 34 years in education, the last 31 at Tarrant County College.

The book benefits the Doss Heritage and Culture Center in Weatherford. The Story of Parker County, Texas, to Hardcover – Jan. 1 by Jon R. Vandagriff (Author)Author: Jon R. Vandagriff. Sponsor a Book. Parker County (Tex.) 9 works Search for books with subject Parker County (Tex.).

Search. Trails West Melba Riedel Read. History of Parker County and the double log cabin G. Holland Read. The story of Parker County, Texas, to Jon R.

Vandagriff Read. A cry unheard Doyle Marshall Read. Five early settlers of Palo Pinto. 11 works Search for books with subject Weatherford (Tex.).

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The. Parker County Texas and joining Counties were the center of Indian raids by the Kiowa and Comanche Indians between andthey came south from the Oklahoma and Indian Territories usually when there was a full moon, they usually followed the Brazos River and its tributaries because the rivers and creeks offered more cover and shelter from the settlers.

Weatherford is located 25 miles (40 km) west of Fort Worth on Interstate It is the county seat for Parker County. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of square miles (59 km 2) of which square miles (54 km 2) of it is land and square miles ( km 2) of it (%) is water.

ClimateCounty: Parker. Joel Cooper Arnold was born in Coryell County, Texas on J He was the son of Joel Green Berry Arnold and Sophronia Ann Cooper Arnold. Joel was called Joe C. for short. On Ap Joe married Josephine Elizabeth Brashears in Comanche County, Texas. Josie was born 27 September in Parker County, Texas.

She. The 84 year old still teaches Texas history at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center in Weatherford and writes a column for the Democrat. Vandagriff’s first book was a newspaper history, The Democrat Years: A Growing Process, written for his master’s thesis at UNT, followed by The Parker County Texas Story to in New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas A Pictorial History Sophienburg Museum/Archives –Texas City Centennial, City of Texas City – McQueeney, Texas A Pictorial History Linda Williams and Bruce Coggin – The Story of Parker County, Texas Doss Heritage and Culture Center – The History of.

Orange County, TX Inventory of County Archives COMPLETE DETAILS & SURNAMES An inventory of the holdings of each of the County Offices as of Pages. FI, $ Orange County, TX Marriages Books A and B: COMPLETE DETAILS & SURNAMES FI, $ Orange County, TX Index to Probate Cases: COMPLETE DETAILS.

A cry unheard: The story of Indian attacks in and around Parker County, Texas, [Marshall, Doyle] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A cry unheard: The story of Indian attacks in and around Parker County, Texas, /5(2).

Local historian and author Jon Vandagriff shared stories from his new book during two programs at the Weatherford Public Library Monday. The final decision gave the county the name of Parker in honor of Isaac Parker. The county seat was named for the Senator of the district, Jefferson Weatherford of Dallas.

Parker County was officially created by an act of the Texas Legislature on Decemfrom Bosque and Navarro Counties and is 30 miles square. Dicey, Texas, is on a spur off Farm Road about eight miles northeast of Weatherford in northeastern Parker County. It is northwest of Lake Weatherford.

The first settlers moved near the present site of Dicey ca This group established one of the earliest churches in Parker County, and soon a community developed around it. Info also available for Milam Land Dist (), Robertson Land Dist (), Denton Land Dist () if the land was located in what eventually became Parker County.

KWD "Cemetery Books of Parker County, TX (4 Volumes)." Parker County Genealogy Society ca. PS1. Pioneers of Parker County before This list was compiled from several sources. However since Parker County had around registered voters at that time this list is not complete.

Even the registered voters would not include women and children who were living in Parker County at that time. Vandagriff is the author of The Story of Parker County, Texas Local news has never been more important Subscribe for unlimited digital access to the news that matters to your community.

Quanah Parker (Comanche kwana, "smell, odor") (c. or – Febru ) was a war leader of the Quahadi ("Antelope") band of the Comanche was born into the Nokoni ("Wanderers") band, the son of Comanche chief Peta Nocona and Cynthia Ann Parker, an Anglo-American who had been kidnapped as a child and assimilated into the tribe.

Following the Born: orElk Valley, Wichita Mountains. - Massacres in Parker County story from the book Indian Depredations in Texas by J. Wilbarger Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times.

PARKER COUNTY. Parker County, in north central Texas, is bounded on the north by Jack and Wise counties, on the east by Tarrant County, on the south by Hood and Johnson counties, and on the west by Palo Pinto County.

The county's center point is at 32°40' north latitude and 97°40' west longitude.The History of the Oak and Oak Branch Communities of Ellis County, Texas. Waxahachie, Tex.: Nannochron Books, Adam, S.

K. Extinction or Survival: The Remarkable Story of the Tigua, an Urban Indian Tribe. His first book was a newspaper history, The Democrat Years: A Growing Process, written for his master’s thesis at North Texas, followed by The Parker County Texas Story, to .