Settlers of Comanche Co., Tx 1855

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Settlers of Comanche Co., Tx 1855 - MORE ABOUT COUNTY HISTORY <Continued From First...
MORE ABOUT COUNTY HISTORY <Continued From First Page» |on December 18. 1854, when Jes- ise Mercer and 1* ivl comer camp- i ed on Mercer’s Ciet'd. on what is now the Waiter xiarrei ranch about three miles west from Newburg. Newburg. Then in 1865 came Joseph links. B J. Holmsley, James Cunningham. Cunningham. Geo W Montgomery. F. H Neely. J. M ana F M Cross. J. A McGuire. Ran.somt Tuggle. Jesse Bond, T, C. Frost. losure T J Dunlap Is hams Parkers. M<Kinzies, Whitneys, Northcutts. Coiters, T. W, Mathews. Charley Campbell. Jonathan Watson. Jef- Ireys, T J. Nabors, and likely otners whose names we are able to give. By late 55 there, were thirty or more families in the county and a move was start- ed to organize the county The county was created early in 1856 an election was held and the county organized in the spring oi 1856. The first officers of the county :n sc far a^ we art able to !£ive them were as follows Jesse. Bond Chief Justice; F M Col- lier. County Clerk James ( M.tr- tin. Sheriff, and T J Dunlap, Justice of th« Peact ll'it mis: loners Court records of county were destroyed bj lire in 1860 ano inert is no record as who the othe: offers urrt

Clipped from The Comanche Chief08 Sep 1939, FriPage 3

The Comanche Chief (Comanche, Texas)08 Sep 1939, FriPage 3
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