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 - sheriff of what was then Miller County, and...
sheriff of what was then Miller County, and helped bring what little law there was. Judge Neville's book recalls that George and Travis Wright were sent to Kentucky to school but stayed briefly and came back to Texas lo help lift the burden Mexico was bent on layinfi on the settlers. They didn't shirk responsibility. Both were active and liberal in establish- in R schools in later years. George Wright became a lieutenant in Captain John Hart's company of mount e d men. He answered (he call to South Texas but arrived too late for the battle of San Jacinlc, later performing service for General Sam Houston, The congress of the new Republic of Texas was former! and George Wright was elected as a deles a I e. Oddly enough, his brother Travis G. Wright, who lived in the same house, with George at Jone.sb o r o, was a member of the convention which wrote the constitution of Arkansas. Bo I h Texas and Arkansas clairnct! the srea. . . Later, George Wright and his wife settled on the plantation at Kiomatia and lived there until they moved to Paris in 18M. The plantation and its thou- •jnds of acres passed down through the generations of Wrights. A number oi descendants still live in the Paris area, and bear the pioneer name with justifiable pride. The 50 acres on which the

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  1. The Paris News,
  2. 10 Jul 1960, Sun,
  3. Page 6

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