Jack County Obituaries
Mid 1800s-1930

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Below are 859 obituaries that Dorman Holub transcribed from various old Jack County newspapers. These are also online on page http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/jack/obits/obits.html
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These obituaries go back to the mid 1800s and cover up until 1930 (there are a few newer ones).
Some have limited information, but others are very interesting. Note the causes of death. Many lightning strikes, shootings, and interesting accidents.
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Abbott, H. - 1910
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 17, 1910
H. Abbott, local contractor, living at stop 3 on the interurban died at his residence Tuesday.
Mr. Abbott had been a resident of Fort Worth since 1902 and was well known in his profession. He was just completing the new building of the Broadway Baptist Church at St. Louis avenue and Broadway in Fort Worth and had recently begun work on the Broadway Presbyterian Church just across the street from the Baptist church. Survived by his wife, 2 sons – Charles and John Abbott of Fort Worth; 2 daughters – Mrs. Bryan of Oklahoma City, and Mrs. Nolan of Birmingham, AL, and a brother, R.W. Abbott of Fort Worth.
While a native of Alabama, Mr. Abbott has spent the larger part of his life in Texas. He was a member of the Ruby lodge, Knights of Pythias, and a deacon in the Broadway Baptist Church. Funeral conducted from the Broadway tabernacle. Dr. P.E. Burroughs officiated. The body was taken to Oakwood cemetery in Jacksboro for interment. – Fort Worth Record
Mr. Abbott was well known in Jacksboro, he lived in Jacksboro for some time, several years ago. He has three children buried in the Oakwood cemetery, where he is buried.

Abbott, Infant of Mr. & Mrs. H. - 1899
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 16, 1899
The infant child of Mr. And Mrs. H. Abbott died Wednesday.

Acord, F.M. - ?
F.M. Acord, who was for many years a resident of Jack county died at his home near Hedley Monday. Mr. Acord was well known here as a successful farmer and businessman and was prominent in religious work. Survived by Mrs. Acord and several children of Hedley and a grandson, Ruthford Walters of Jacksboro.

Acord, J.C. - 1898
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 19, 1898
Resolutions of Respect
Again has Boons Creek Lodge No. 541 A.F. & A.M. been called upon to mourn the death of one of its members, Bro. J.C. Acord, Sr., who died 11 April 1898; thus are we taught that the living must die.
1st. That by the death of Bro. Acord the lodge has lost one of its charter members, a Master Mason, a brother tried and true.
3rd. That the brethren wear the usual badge of mourning 30 days, and that the lodge room be appropriately draped.
4th. That a copy of these resolutions be presented to the widow of our deceased brother.
A.L. McClelland
J.M. Cox
T.J. Anderson
Com.

Akard, Dr. - 1901
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 2, 1902
Dr. Akard of Springtown, know to a number of old time citizens of Jacksboro, died at Weatherford, 19 December 1901.

Alkire, Earl G. - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 16, 1912
Saturday, a shocking accident happened at the rock crusher when Earl Alkire was killed. Mr. Alkire had gone down to clean out one of the pipes which had become choked and by some accident he was killed while down there. He leaves his wife and infant child who have the sympathy of many relatives and friends in their sudden loss and bereavement.
Mr. Alkire was converted at the recent Grafton revival meeting and joined the Presbyterian church and the funeral sermon was preached by Rev. J.H. Mallard, pastor of the Presbyterian church. The services were conducted by the Modern Woodmen of which lodge he was a member. Immediately after the service which was held at the Christian Church, the interment took place at Oakwood cemetery.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 30, 1912
On 11 May 1912 Earl G. Alkire was called to his eternal home.
Earl was born in London, Ohio 28 November 1887, was the son of Mr. And Mrs. W.H. Alkire, who with their family now reside in Columbus, Ohio. Earl came to Jacksboro in 1909, where he had resided for the past three years. On 14 January 1911, he was united in marriage with Miss Pearle Brummett, who, with one little daughter, Edna Grace, 18 months, mourns his loss.

Allen, John P. - 1884
The Rural Citizen
Jacksboro, Jack county, Texas
Thursday, April 17, 1884
John P. Allen, 34, died of pneumonia [paper creased] Collinsville, Grayson County, on 4 March 1884.
John P. Allen was a member of the Primitive Baptist church and a member of Indian Creek Alliance.
Survived: wife

Allen, S.A. Bloodworth, Mrs. - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, August 16, 1923
Vineyard News
We are sorry to report the death of an old Jack county citizen, Mrs. S.A. Allen, who was brought to Vineyard from Jermyn, Tuesday and buried in the Willow Point cemetery. Mrs. Allen, at the time of her death, was making her home with Mrs. Griffitts of Jermyn.
Mrs. S.A. Allen, who lived for many years in Texas, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. O.L. Griffits, at Jermyn, Texas, 6 August 1923. She was ill three weeks. The body was taken to Willow Point for burial.
Mrs. Allen was born in Hot Springs, Ark., 19 April 1845. From early childhood she was a faithful member of the Church of Christ. Her life was spent in Texas. In 1861 she married D.S. Bloodworth. To their union was born six boys and one girl. Five boys survived the death of their mother. In 1876 MR. Bloodworth died and in 1878 she was married to J.M. Allen. To this union was born six girls and one boy. Four girls and one boy survived the death of their mother. Mrs. Allen spent later life with her children.

Allison, P.E. - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
January 17 1907
Deaths:
P.E. Allison, Joplin, Jan. 7
[no further obituary]

Allison, Wash - 1906
Jacksboro Gazette
January 17 1907
Deaths:
Wash Allison, Joplin, Dec. 29, 1906
[no further obituary]

Anderson, Arthur A. - 1887
The Rural Citizen
Jacksboro, Jack county, Texas
Thursday, August 4, 1887
Died
Death of little Arthur A. Anderson, infant son of A.F. and Lizzie Anderson, was born 20 August 1886 and died 27 July 1887.
Lizzie Anderson

Anderson, Clark - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
June 20 1907
Groveland Items Death has again visited our community in the death of Mr. Clark Anderson, who died Saturday. He was buried at Vineyard. He leaves a host of friends and relatives to mourn his death.

Anderson, D.H., Mrs. - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, April 12, 1923
Mrs. D.H. Anderson of Perrin died at her home 4 April 1923 and was buried in the Perrin cemetery, Rev. W.W. Robbins officiating.
Survived by husband and three children.

Anderson, Mr. - 1900
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 25, 1900
Vineyard Items
Mr. Anderson died 16 January 1900. He was 88 years old. We have lost a good citizen and noble friend and relative.

Anderson, Sarah - 1900
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, November 29, 1900
Mrs. Sarah Anderson, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C.H. Prosser in Jacksboro on 18 November 1900.
Mrs. Anderson was born 30 January 1810 in St. Helena parish, Louisiana, and came to Texas in 1854. She had long been a member of the Christian church and lived a useful Christian life. She was buried at the Roberts Prairie Cemetery, funeral services conducted by Rev. G.I. Britain.

Anderson, T.J. - 1899
Resolution
Whereas, through the workings of that Providence, to us unseen, we are caused to mourn the loss of our highly respected and dearly beloved Brother T.J. Anderson, who died 9 December 1899.
Resolved by Boon's Creek Lodge, No. 541, A.F. &A.M.
Sympathize with his wife and children.
A.L. McClellan, W.A. Johnson, J.M. Cox, Committee
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, November 9, 1899

Andrews, Mrs. - 1893
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, June 1, 1893
Mrs. Andrews, wife of Professor Andrews, died at her residence on Decatur street on Monday after a long painful illness. She had been confined to her room for nearly three months preceding her death. The interment took place at the cemetery on Tuesday, services having been held at the Methodist church.

Appleby, William - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, November 14, 1912
William Appleby died at his home Monday.
Mr. Appleby was one of the few old-time residents of Jacksboro, having come here in early days with the establishment of old Fort Richardson. He had been in declining health for months. He was buried at Oakwood cemetery, Rev. J.F. Alderson conducting the funeral.

Archer, John - 1899
Died
John Archer, little son of Mr. And Mrs. J.R. Matlock, died Sunday of diphtheria after a short illness and was buried at Oakwood cemetery. He was the only son and the parents have the sympathy of all in their bereavement.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 11, 1899

Armstrong, J.M. - 1884
The Rural Citizen
Thursday, February 14, 1884
Mr. J.M. Armstrong, an old and respected citizen of Jack County, whose home is about 15 miles south of Jacksboro died last Sunday of heart disease. As his two sons-in-law, Mr. Bowie and Mr. Boyd of Weatherford were riding to attend the funeral, the buggy of Mr. Boyd was struck by lightning and he was instantly killed. The friends of the deceased have our heartfelt sympathy.

Armstrong, Mrs. - 1909
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, November 11, 1909
Mrs. Armstrong who lived near Burton Springs was buried in the Cundiff cemetery 7 November 1909. Bro. Warren, the pastor of the Cundiff M.E. Church conducted the burial service.

Ashford, Archie Clyde - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, April 5, 1923
The remains of Archie Clyde Ashford, who died in Dallas 27 March 1923 were buried in Oakwood cemetery. Rev. W.W. Robbins conducted the services.
Mr. Ashford was formerly a citizen of Jack county. Survived by parents; one sister.

Atkinson, Mary Eliza Lemond - 1897
Mrs. George F. Atkinson who resided in Jack County and Jacksboro for many years died at her home in at Liberal, Kansas, Monday [18 January 1897]. Her son, Ora, who was attending school in Jacksboro left immediately on receiving the telegram.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Jack County
Thursday, January 21, 1897
Services were held a the family residence conducted by Rev. O.H. Rhodes, and the remains were buried in the cemetery west of Liberal Kansas.
Mary Eliza Lemond was born in Lawrence County, Indiana, 4 September 1856, and was married to G.F. Atkinson in Jack County, Texas, 6 July 1876. Her age at the time of her death was 40 years, 4 months, 13 days. She united with the Baptist church in 1878, since which time she has lived a consistent Christian life, exhibiting in her daily intercourse with others the gentleness and love of a Christ-like spirit. Mrs. Atkinson was a loving wife, devoted mother. Survivors: husband; 10 children.
Liberal Kansas News
Liberal, Kansas
Thursday, January 21, 1897

Atwell, R.N., Mrs. - 1889
Mrs. R.N. Atwell, died Tuesday night, of pneumonia, at her home in Jacksboro. Her remains were interred today in the Sparks Spring burying ground.
Jacksboro Gazette
March 14, 1889
Jacksboro, Jack, Texas

Aufil, Son of Mr. & Mrs. O.H. - 1900
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 18, 1900
S.N. McDaniel and J.F. Reeves of Veto, brought the sad news that the little 10 or 12 year old son of Mr. O.H. Aufil was playing with the barrels of an old shot gun and poured some powder in one barrel and put his mouth to the muzzle, it went off, no one knows how, and killed the boy instantly. The skin shout his mouth was slightly broken and the jaw bone broken in two or three places, he fled freely at one ear but there were not other breaks in the skin. Mr. And Mrs. Aufil were in the yard at the time and Mr. Aufil ran in and picked the boy up but he never breathed or struggled.

Bacon, W.T. - 1930
W.T. Bacon, 87, died Saturday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. C.C. Bloodworth. Funeral conducted at the First Christian Church by Rev. L.R. Hudson and Rev. A.R. Bilberry.
Mr. Bacon was a native of Missouri, but had been a citizen of Texas for about 40 years and had been a minister of the Church of Christ for nearly 50 years. Survived: one daughter - Mrs. C.C. Bloodworth, several grandchildren and other relatives.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, July 3, 1930

Bailey, A.M. - 1910
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, February 17, 1910
A.M. Bailey, postmaster of Bryson died 14 February 1910. Mr. Bailey was a pioneer settler of Bryson, having located here before a town was built. He had been postmaster in Bryson for about 12 years.

Bailey, Abe Mulkey - 1919
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, April 10, 1919
In a letter to Miss Ethel Bailey, James Dixon tells of the death of her brother, Mulkey Bailey. Mr. Dixon stated that he helped to bury him and that he was laid to rest as were the rest of the brave heroes. He was buried with 21 other boys in a grave six feet wide, and long enough to lay 22 side by side and four feet deep. [suspect he was buried in France during World War 1]
James Dixon belongs to the 141st infantry.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, July 3, 1919
Mr. And Mrs. C.V. Bailey have received citation for bravery awarded to their son, Mulkey Bailey, and also a French Croix de Guerre with Palm.
Awarded to their son, Abe M. Bailey, late private, Company C., 141st Regiment, U.S. Infantry.
Private Abe M. Bailey, No. 1,482,027, Co., C, 141, Reg. Inf. A remarkably brave soldier. During the operations of October 8, 1918, near St. Etienne, he advanced over a terrain swept by a violent bombardment. By his courage, he contributed largely towards neutralizing enemy machine gun fire and destroying their emplacements. Killed during the action.
At General Headquarters, April 1, 1919.
The Marshall of France
Commander in Chief of the French Armies of the East
PETALN

Bailey, Osa Elsie - 1909
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, January 14, 1909
Little Osa Elsie Bailey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.V. Bailey, died last Thursday and was buried in the Jacksboro cemetery. Rev. O.T. Cooper conducted the service at the cemetery.

Baker, A. - 1930
A. Baker, pioneer resident of Truce community, died at the home of his son, Evert Baker, of Truce, 13 February 1930. He was loved by every one who knew him and always greeted every one with a smile and a hearty handshake. He is survived by seven children; 45 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren. Interment was in Truce cemetery.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, February 27, 1930

Baker, Abraham - 1930
Abraham Baker, 75, died 13 February 1930.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, March 20, 1930

Baker, Della - 1899
Mrs. Della Baker
To the Memory of Mrs. Baker
On 25 April 1899 without a moment's warning our friend, Mrs. Della Baker, was taken from our midst. Her death was such a shock to relatives and friends. She has just started out on life's voyage, having been married little more than a year; - life seemed so sweet to her and the future filled with bright anticipation. She leaves a devoted husband, a baby girl, and a host of relatives and friends to mourn for her. To the grief stricken husband and parents, we offer our heartfelt sympathy.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 18, 1899

Baker, Jesse M. - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
February 21 1907
Deaths
Jesse M. Baker, Newport, age 84 years _
[no other obituary]

Bales, M.J., Mrs. - 1929
The remains of Mrs. M.J. Bales who died at Pocassett, Oklahoma, were returned to Jacksboro for burial, which took place this afternoon. Her husband, David A. Bales, was buried in Jacksboro May 1928.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, January 17, 1929

Ball, Harry - 1904
Harry Ball of Cundiff was driving to town Tuesday and was caught in a heavy rain about a half mile this side of Elbert Riley's, two miles from Jacksboro and was killed by a stroke of lightning. Both horses were struck, one being killed but the other revived. Three Harrison children were on the road home and near by when the lightning struck and they went to Mr. Riley's and informed him of the sad accident. He brought the news to town and Hinton Smith, justice of the peace went out and had the corpse removed to town where it was cared for by the Woodmen.
The remains were taken to Cundiff for interment accompanied by the following Woodmen: D.H. Foreman, Abe Kuykendall, W.E. Fitzgerald, Sam McMillen, Hinton Smith, Alf Casey, Lee Smith, S.L. Leeman, Fletch McGlelland, A.D. Owens.
Survivors: 2 brothers and other relatives of Jacksboro.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, August 4, 1904

Ballew, F.N. - 1919
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, February 13, 1919
Resolutions of Respect by W.O.W. Camp No. 780
Bryson, Texas
To our esteemed Sovereign F.N. Ballew and his death

Banner, Addie B. - 1905
Mrs. Addie B. Banner, wife of Dr. M.R. Banner, after a lingering illness of many years, died at her home on College Hill last Saturday.
Mrs. Banner had resided in Jacksboro for years and was known to everyone, all of whom admired and loved her for her many Christians virtues and qualities of a sympathizing friend to the lowliest as well as to all others in their trials.
She had only held to this life by a frail thread for some time and after her family and friends thought she was about to pass over the silent river, she rallied each time only to grow more frail after each struggle. She leaves her husband, two daughters - Mrs. L.J. McClelland and Mrs. S.W. Knox of Jacksboro; two sons - Messrs. Ernest and Walter Banner of Fort Worth.
Mr. Banner was a pioneer teacher in Jacksboro. Mrs. Banner was sometimes called "Grandma" Banner by her fellow teachers. Mrs. Addie B. Banner was for many years a teacher, always a close student of human affairs and one whose heart beat in strongest unison with all human feelings.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, December 28, 1905

Banner, M.R., Dr. - 1911
Tuesday night at his home, Dr. M.R. Banner passed away.
Dr. Banner had lived a long and useful life, being 84 years old at the time of his death. For many years he had been a citizen of Jacksboro, having come here from Tennessee.
He leaves two daughters, Mrs. L.J. McClelland and Mrs. S.W. Knox of Jacksboro, and two sons, Messrs. Ernest and Walter Banner of Fort Worth.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 11, 1911
Dr. M.R. Banner was born in Germantown, North Carolina, 27 March 1827. On 12 June 1856 he married Miss A.B. Barrett of Charleston, Tennessee. To them were born five children: Mrs. L.C. McClelland and Mrs. S.W. Knox of Jacksboro; Ernest and Walter Banner of Fort Worth and one child who died in infancy.
Dr. Banner made his home for some years before the civil war at Dalton, GA., and practice his profession (dentistry). At the commencement of the war he volunteered in the 39th Georgia Infantry. He was a personal friend of General Gordon and a few years ago while the General was here he visited him at his home here. He participated in the battle 'Above the Clouds' (Lookout Mountain) at which place he commanded the Signal Service Corps. At Vicksburg he was in command of the Sappe and Miner Corps where he was repeatedly promoted for gallantry. He was thrice wounded during the war.
He came to Jacksboro, Texas, in the year 1881 and lived here until his death.
He and his wife were honored and consistent members of the Protestant Episcopal church, and did more than all others to promote its cause holding services at their home, with or without a minister as occasion required, till the death of his wife five years ago. But he continued to read its services from his prayers book each Sunday till his death.
His wife in her younger days was a school teacher and in her latter days delighted to speak of the author, Will N. Harben as one of her pupils.
No man stood higher than Dr. Banner in Jacksboro and he was loved and honored by all who knew him as a gentleman and citizen.
On a beautiful May evening we laid him beside his loved one gone before. His children all being present and to them Camp R.E. Lee tenders their heartfelt sympathy and love, hoping they, as all the members of the Camp, will emulate his virtues, and all of us may greet him in that beautiful home in the Grand Camp above.
J.B. Fletcher
J.M. Hughes
W.V. Allen
J.A. Hudson
Committee
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 18, 1911

Barker, Son of Mr. & Mrs. Jim - 1919
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 29, 1919
Mountain Home News
The death angel visited the home of Mr. And Mrs. Jim Barker and claimed their litte son, three years old. The little fellow was taken sick Friday and died Saturday. Dr. Hughes from Bryson and Dr. Wade from Jacksboro both said the cause of death was unknown, although symptoms of poison were indicated.
[no stone could be found in Mountain Home cemetery]

Barnes, Margie - 1911
Mrs. Margie Barnes
Bryson News
Mrs. Margie Barnes died of consumption at her home on 9 May 1911. She leaves a husband and three children.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, June 8, 1911

Barnett, Ella Nora - 1942
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
January 22, 1942
Funeral services were held at the church at Loving, Sunday morning at 10 o'clock, for Mrs. Ella Nora Barnett, age 64, resident of Young county for the past 36 years. She was a resident of the Monument community and a member of a prominent family there.
The services were conducted by Elder V.F. Lowrance of Slaton her former pastor, and minister of the Primitive Baptist Church. Interment was in Loving cemetery.
The deceased was married to J.M. Barnett, Oct. 22, 1899, and moved to Young county in December, 1906, where they have made their home since. They were the parents of seven children, all of whom are living and were present at the funeral. Miss Golda Barnett, Loving; Mrs. Gladys Cox, Jacksboro; Mrs. Veda Simmons and Mrs. Ruth Baldwin, Jean; Mrs. Areadia Rubenkoenig,  Fort Worth; Roland J. Barnett, Graham; and Eldyn J. Barnett, Fort Worth.

Barrick, Claude - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
August 15 1907
Deaths
Claude Barrick, Antelope, 33 years, 6 months, 13 days, June 30

Bean, John Q. - 1910
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 10, 1910
John Q. Bean of Cundiff died very suddenly at Saginaw, Monday. He had been visiting his brothers, the Messrs. Bean at Gainesville and started home accompanied by one of his brothers. His body was brought to Cundiff for interment.
Mr. Bean was one of the early settlers of Jack County. He was a life-long member of the Baptist Church and was one of the small band of Baptists who went into the organization of the Jacksboro First Baptist Church.
John Q. Bean was born in Benton County, AR, 19 August 1842. He came to Jack County about 1857. He was married to Martha A.C. Hartsfield near where Sebree now is in 3 December 1863. His wife died in 1902. Of this union there were born nine children, seven of whom survive.
Bro. Bean was converted about 40 years ago in Parker County and united with the church at once. He and his wife were charter members of the Jacksboro Baptist Church, which church was organized 15 August 1875. he afterward united with the Howard Valley (Cundiff) Baptist church and was ordained to preach by this church 30 years ago.
He died on 28 February 1910 and was buried in the Cundiff cemetery.

Bell, R.D. Atkinson - 1909
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, July 15, 1909
Sunday the sad news was received in Jacksboro from Tucumcari, NM that Mrs. R.D. Bell was dead and her remains would be brought to Jacksboro for interment.
Funeral composed of Mrs. Bell's husband, R.D. Bell, her daughter, Miss Lyle Wills of Tucumcari, her mother and sister, Mrs. N. Atkinson and Miss Adde Atkinson of Dalhart, Mr. and Mrs. H.A. Wills of Bowie, arrived on the morning train Tuesday and the funeral service was held in the Baptist church the same afternoon, and which was conducted by Mrs. Bell's pastor, Rev. H.A. Howard of the Presbyterian church. Immediately after service the interment took place in Oakwood cemetery.
Mrs. Bell was well known in Jacksboro, having been born and reared in Jack County and belonging to one of the oldest families of Northwest Texas, being a daughter of the late N. Atkinson, who was known in early days from Weatherford to the western border of Texas. Mrs. Bell was noted for her kind, gentle disposition and a consistent Christian life. She had long been in ill health. She leaves her husband and one daughter, her mother and a large family of relatives.

Benson, W.A. - 1902
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, November 13, 1902
W.A. Benson died at the home of John Cameron east of Jacksboro. Mr. Benson was 74 years of age and was one of Jack County's old settlers having lived here since 1868. He had been blind for years, still he was cheerful and seldom complained. He joined the Presbyterian church in 1894. As he had no relatives here he spent most of his time with Mr. Cameron.

Bentley, Walter D. - 1930
Walter D. Bentley died at his home in Stillwater, Oklahoma last Sunday where he was assistant director of extension work in Oklahoma.
Mr. Bentley was one of the last survivors of a group of men who assisted the late Dr. Bradford K. Knapp in the establishment of farm extension work joining in that work in February 1904. The first place visited by him was Bellevue, in Clay County, where he enrolled a number of farm demonstrators.
Mr. Bentley worked in Jack county for several months and assisted Tom M. Markks in the organization of farm boys' clubs.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, July 10, 1930

Berry, Infant of Mr. & Mrs. Claude - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 24, 1912
The infant child of Mr. And Mrs. Claude Berry of
South Jacksboro died Tuesday.

Berry, Matilda F. - 1931
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 15, 1931
Mrs. Matilda F. Berry of Perrin, 75, of Joplin, died 4 November 1930.
[Burial location not given]

Biffle, N.I., Mrs. 'Emily' - 1902
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, June 19, 1902
Mrs. N.I. "Emily" Biffle of Los Valley died at her home last Sunday. Mrs. Biffle had lived in Los Valley many years and had many friends who sympathize with her family in their sorrow. The interment took place at Hawkins chapel Tuesday.

Binford, George H. - 1904
George H. Binford, (colored) of Jacksboro, age 75 years, 7 months, died this past week.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, June 9, 1904

Binyon, Roy - 1900
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, February 1, 1900
Little Roy Binyon died last Friday and was buried at Oakwood cemetery, funeral services conducted by Rev. G.I. Britain.

Bivens, J.T. - 1924
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, April 10, 1924
J.T. Bivens of Jacksboro died at his home Tuesday from pistol wounds self-inflicted. Mr. Bivens has been a resident of Jacksboro for several years and had a splendid reputation as a quiet peaceable citizen. He is survived by Mrs. Bivens and several step-children.

Black, Irving - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 17, 1923
Irving Black died at his residence on Mill street Tuesday. Funeral services will be conducted by the Odd Fellow Lodge this afternoon [Wednesday] at Oakwood cemetery.
Mr. Black was injured by having his arm sprained or broken while working in the Nance-Perkins garage, about a year ago. Some time later his arm was amputated. This failed to restore his health. Survived: wife; four children; his father; several other relatives.

Black, Louis N. - 1898
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 13, 1898
Louis N. Black, cousin of Mr. And Mrs. Jeter died at their home last week. Mr. Black had been an invalid for many years and had recently come to Jacksboro from Leon County.

Black, S.M. - 1884
The Rural Citizen
Jacksboro, Jack county, Texas
Thursday, May 22, 1884
S.M. Black and little boy, seven or eight years old were instantly killed by lightning last Friday at the residence of Mr. Ford in the northeast part of Jack County. Mr. Ford and family were also in the house and all, except a little girl who was sick, and lying on a feather bed, were severely shocked but not seriously hurt. The little boy was a relative of Mrs. Ford. Mr. Black was a highly respected citizen and was secretary of the Post Oak Lodge No. 545 A.F. and A.M.
The Rural Citizen
Jacksboro, Jack county, Texas
Thursday, July 19, 1884.
In Memoriam
Our brother S.M. Black, a member of Post Oak Lodge No. 545.
[no burial location could be found]

Blair, R.S. - 1920
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, July 26, 1923
In memoriam
In loving memory of our dear husband and father, R.S. Blair, who passed away three years ago today – 24 July 1920.
Softly the stars are falling, on your quiet grave, where we laid you, darling Father, three years ago today.
Mrs. R.S. Blair
Mrs. Thomas S. Nance

Blankenship, Mr. - 1889
Gibtown
Mr. Blankenship died a few days ago with heart disease.
Jacksboro Gazette
February 28, 1889
Jacksboro, Jack, Texas

Board, J.N., Mrs. - 1898
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 19, 1898
Died
Mrs. J.N. Board died at home in Jacksboro Saturday 14 May 1898, and was buried at Oakwood cemetery.
The funeral services were held at the Methodist Church where Mrs. Board was a prominent member, having been ever since her girlhood active in all the branches of church work. The funeral was largely attended as she was well known and had many friends in town.

Boatman, R.H. - 1893
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, Februay 2, 1893
R.H. Boatman, a former resident of Jack county, died in the [Indian] Territory recently. He was a soldier of the Seminole war, and had reached the age of 74 years.

Boone, Sally - 1930
Sally, the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F.P. Boone, died in Mineral Wells last Thursday. Funeral services held at Oakwood cemetery where she was buried.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, August 7, 1930

Borden, Mrs. - 1924
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 30, 1924
Mr. And Mrs. J.H. Walters were called to Gibtown Saturday to attend the funeral services of Mrs. Borden of Perrin, a sister of Mrs. Walters. Mrs. Borden was one of the pioneer citizens of that section of the county and had a host of friends who regret to hear of her death. Survived by one son, Charles Lee of Perrin.

Boyd, Ed F., Mrs. - 1911
Mrs. Ed F. Boyd
Jermyn News
The death of Mrs. Ed F. Boyd, which occurred some days ago was a great shock to the entire community.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, August 3, 1911

Bradfield, E.D. - 1909
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, April 22, 1909
E.D. Bradfield died last Friday of apoplexy. His death occurred in Mineral Wells where he was visiting relatives. Mr. Bradfield was well known in business in Jacksboro having been in business here for some years. His death came without warning. Funeral took place under the auspices of the W.O.W. when the remains were interred in Oakwood cemetery. All his children, James Bradfield of Oklahoma, Mrs. Cobb of Weatherford, Mrs. Coffey, Fred, Roger and E.D. Bradfield, Jr. of San Saba were present at the funeral.

Bradford, James L. - 1884
The Rural Citizen
Jacksboro, Jack county, Texas
Thursday, June 12, 1884
Tribute of Respect
James L. Bradford, departed this life on 27 April 1884 at the age of 44 years. He was a kind father and worthy member of the Farmers' Alliance.

Brandenburg, Mary A. - 1911
Mrs. Mary A. Brandenburg
Mrs. M.[Mary] A. Brandenburg died at the home of her son, J.[John] B.[Bunyan] Brandenburg Friday and was buried at Oakwood cemetery.
Mrs. Brandenburg was formerly a resident of Pleasant Grove community, but for several years had resided with her sons at Bowie and Oklahoma.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 18, 1911

Brandenburg, Wesley - 1906
Wesley Brandenburg, well known in Jack County, died at Graham, 11 January 1906 of neuralgia. His remains were brought to Jacksboro for interment.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, January 19, 1905
Young County Death Certificates, Book 1, page 7, number 65
Wesley Brandenburg
male
white
57 years
died 11 January 1905, Graham, Texas

Brann, Infant of R.L. & Willie - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
September 5 1907
Deaths
Infant of R.L. and Willie Brann, Newport, August 18

Brant, D.C. - 1931
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 22, 1931
D.C. Brant, 63, died at his ranch home three miles northwest of town Monday. Funeral conducted at the home by Rev. A.R. Bilberry, pastor of the First Baptist church assisted by Rev. Garrett, pastor of the Methodist church. Burial in Oakwood cemetery by the Masonic fraternity.
Mr. Brant was well known over Jack county as a prominent cattle man and ranch operator and also as a pioneer of this section of the state. He was a native of Denton county and came to Jack county in 1881. Survived: widow; 2 sons – Carl and A.D., both of Jacksboro; daughter – Mrs. W.H. Portwood of Seymour; 5 sisters – Mrs. R.B. Ashford, Mrs. J.T. Beard of Jacksboro; Mrs. Effie Gray of NM; Mrs. W.W. Chancellor of Mineral Wells, Mrs. Sallie Moore of Corsicana; 2 brothers.

Brazeal, Willis - 1924
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, August 28, 1924
Newport News
Willis Brazeal died in Plainview and was brought here for burial. Mr. Brazeal had many friends wherever he was known. Survived by his wife, seven daughters, one son.
Mrs. Allen of Sugden, OK are visiting her parents, Mr. And Mrs. W.G. Simons.

Breech, Jim - 1937
Funeral services for Jim Breech, 55, Jack County oil operator who died at the hospital in Graham Tuesday morning will be held at Jacksboro.
Mr. Breech, known over Jack County oil fields, succumbed to injuries received when a truck hit the car in which he was riding about nine miles north of Jacksboro last Thursday night. With R.N. Johnson at the wheel, Breech was returning from a business trip to Wichita Falls when a truck struck the car from the rear, throwing Breech to the pavement. Johnson was unhurt. He lived for five days after being taken to the Graham hospital.
Survivors include the widow and one daughter. W.H. Breech, former mayor of Jacksboro is a brother.
The Graham Daily Reporter
Graham, Young County, Texas
Wednesday, June 23, 1937

Breech, Joseph Arthur - 1910
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, November 3, 1910
Joseph Arthur Breech died at the home of his parents, Mr. And Mrs. J.M. Breech of Reagan Valley, Sunday, and was buried in Oakwood cemetery.
Mr. Breech was a young man of promise.
The parents have the sympathy of the county as that have resided here many years and are well known.
Services at the Methodist church conducted by Rev. O.T. Cooper

Breech, O.M. - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 11, 1923
W.H. and J.E. Breech received word Sunday that their brother, O.M. Breech had died at his home in Yuma, Arizona, 6 October 1923.
Mr. Breech was a former resident of Jack county, and was well known as a progressive farmer and a splendid citizen. For the past few years he had made his home at Yuma, Arizona, where he had become very prosperous in the cotton business. Survived by wife, children, father – J.M. Breech and several brothers.

Brisco, W.F. - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette February 21 1907
W.F. Brisco, one of Jack County's good citizens, died Tuesday, 5 February 1907,
at the age of 55 years.

Brown, D. Carl - 1899
Death of Carl Brown
D. Carl Brown died 20 October 1899, of typhoid fever.
He was the oldest son of Mr. And Mrs. D.C. Brown, and was one of the most promising young men of the town, being in every sense of the word a gentleman. He was a member of the Methodist church and lived the life he professed. His business opportunities which had been good had been well improved, making of him a business man far beyond his years. His friends were many he having won the esteem of all with whom he came in contact. Being the oldest son he was the favorite in the family and his death caused an irreparable loss.
The funeral services were held at the Methodist church and as the sun went down behind the horizon Saturday his remains were borne to Oakwood cemetery and laid beside his grandmother who, years ago, was at the head of every good work in Jacksboro, the family being one of the few old families which came to this place in the early days.
In their bereavement the parents have the sympathy of a host of friends not only in Jack county but many settlements of North Texas where they are well known.
In Memory of Carl Brown
D. Carl Brown was born in Jacksboro 30 October 1880 and died in Jacksboro 12 October 1899. Not quite 19 years in this busy world, this young life passed peacefully into that higher and nobler life after a brave and heroic struggle and while his years were yet full of hope and promise. He was good – always good, amiable, kind, warm-hearted, generous and gentle as a woman. He was a Christian and a member of the Methodist church.
In the home circle with father and mother and brothers and sisters, he was a diamond, a sparkling gem of rare beauty.
Tenderly he was borne to Oakwood cemetery and lovingly laid to rest by the noble young men who knew and loved him. Farewell, my dear young brother.John Moore
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 12, 1899

Brown, E.A., Mrs. - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
April 4 1907
Mrs. E.A. Brown of Aledo died Sunday, 24 March 1907 of la grippe at the age of 85 years.
Mrs. Brown leaves several children: Mrs. Sallie Billings and Mrs. Gertrude Philips, both of Quanah, Mrs. Sue Weather of Georgetown; Mr. Pope of Hillsboro, Oregon; son-in-law, Mr. D.K. Hollyfield of Jacksboro; 50 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. _Years ago she came form North Carolina and has since lived near Fort Worth. At the time of her death she lived with her daughter, Mrs. John McGlinchey at Aledo.

Brown, Infant of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff - 1911
On 2 March 1911, just as the great sun was shedding his last rays of light for that day, Fred, the little eight months and twelve days old baby of Mr. And Mrs. Jeff Brown fell quietly and peacefully asleep.
For about ten days the little fellow bore his sufferings till at last he reached the home of many mansions, where never again will he know pain or suffering.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 23, 1911

Brown, Jake - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, June 20, 1912
Mr. And Mrs. W.A. Shown were called to Markley on account  of the death of Mrs. Shown's brother-in-law, Jake Brown  who died Saturday and was buried at Markley on Sunday.
Funeral was very largely attended Mr. Brown being well  known all over west Texas among the older people who  were citizens here in Indian times.

Brown, Jerry - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
February 7 1907
Jerry Brown of Gibtown, brother of T.N. Brown, died of pneumonia Tuesday.

Brown, Martha E. - 1917
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Jack County, Texas
Thursday, May 24, 1917
Mrs. Martha E. Brown, 75, died 24 April 1917, at the home of our sister, Mrs. Cargill, near Frederick, Oklahoma. She was the daughter of Dr. Thomas Stewart and Mrs. Julia Brady Stewart. Emigrated from Illinois, 1855. Married Joseph Cates, August 1860, who died a few years ago. His one son, Mont Cates, survives him. She afterwards married Jacob Brown. Six children by that marriage survive her. Mrs. Brown's life was one of unselfish devotion to her home and family. She
was weary, she had done what she could. God has called her. May we all meet her in heaven. We laid her body in the Markley cemetery beside her husband near her old home.
Her sister,
Mary E. Shown
[her husband was one of the first settlers in this area]

Brown, Mrs. - 1899
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 7, 1899
Deaths:
Mrs. Brown, mother of T.N. Brown, died 29 November 1899 and was buried at Oakwood cemetery. Mrs. Brown was a consistent member of the Methodist church and was well known in town.

Brown, T.N., Mrs. - 1899
Mrs. T.N. Brown
Deaths:
Mrs. Brown, mother of T.N. Brown, died 29 November 1899 and was buried at Oakwood cemetery. Mrs. Brown was a consistent member of the Methodist church and was well known in town.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 14, 1899

Brown, Thomas G. - 1872
Thomas G. Brown died at Jacksboro on 26 December 1871 of pneumonia.
Weatherford Times
Weatherford, Parker County, Texas
20 January 1872

Brumbelow, Son of J.K.P. - 1888
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 29, 1888
A little son of J.K.P. Brumbelow who lives on Keechi, died last Saturday, of meningitis and was buried at Springdale on Sunday.

Bryant, L.H., Professor - 1924
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 4, 1924
L.H. Bryant of Jacksboro, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. A.C. Hart of Athens, 27 November 1924, after suffering from a stroke of paralysis. Funeral services conducted in Athens by the Masonic Lodge.
Mr. Bryant was for many years one of the leading educators of Texas. His residence in Jacksboro dates from about 1890 when he accepted the presidency of the North Texas Baptist College, also professor of mathematics and was connected with the institution in various capacities until it was disbanded. He later served as county superintendent. Many of the leading men and women of the state were numbered among his pupils.
Mr. Bryant was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Masonic Lodge. Survived by Mrs. Bryant, son – Victor; 2 daughters – Mrs. Jess Robinson of Jacksboro and Mrs. A.C. Hart of Athens.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 11, 1924
Professor L.H. Bryant is Called by Death
By F.S. Groner in Baptist Standard
Professor L.H. Bryant, who spent a great part of his life at Athens and Jacksboro, was one of the leading educators of north Texas. His parents moved to Texas when he was only three months old, and he, therefore, regarded himself as a native Texan. He served in the Confederate army, all of his service being within the confines of Texas. He was reared with Governor Hogg, Horace Chilton and John H. Reagan, and knew these three celebrities personally and intimately. In speaking of them, he always called them by their given names. He was so personally acquainted with R.C. Burleson and Sam Houston, and was as noble and faithful Roman as any of these though in a less conspicuous way.
He lived to a ripe old age. He would have been 84 years old 22 December 1924. Professor Bryant was one of the most thorough scholars of his time, in Texas, and it is probably not too much to say that he did not have a superior in Texas as a mathematician. I have heard some of the most notable educators certify that he was unsurpassed in his specialty, which was mathematics.
One of the greatest things about the life and career of L.H. Bryant was his personal integrity and sublime Christian character, and the high motives which he instilled in those who came under his tutelage as a teacher. He taught a number of years in Athens and other east Texas towns, and was later connected with the old North Texas Baptist College at Jacksboro. He began with that institution as professor of mathematics, and was president of North Texas Baptist College the last two years of its existence.
The writer delights to honor Professor Bryant as a personal friend and benefactor. It became my duty to have a part in the funeral service with Pastor M.L. Fuller at Athens, 28 November 1924 and it was indeed a solemn and withal a sad duty. Few individuals have meant more to my life than this great and true man and stalwart Christian preceptor. Some of the most useful and conspicuous men in public life today, in Texas, and adjacent states, were at one time pupils of Professor Bryant. I think of Senator Faulk of Athens, Judge John P. Simpson of Jacksboro; Superintendent L.Z. Timmons of Throckmorton, T.J. McComb, insurance and banking commissioner of Oklahoma; Justice Walter Hays of the Supreme Court of Oklahoma; Judge Robert A. Hefner and Lewis Johnson, prominent attorneys and capitalists of Ardmore; Dr. and Mrs. Hal F. Buckner of Dallas, Rev. R.E.L. Farmer, one of the noblest Texas preachers and at one time president of Wayland College, now deceased and his wife; W.H. Vance!, prominent business man of El Paso; and his wife.
At the funeral at Athens, Senator Faulk made one statement that correctly epitomized the life of L.H. Bryant when he said, 'Professor Bryant was a success in the truest sense of the word. No man ever more truly invested his life in the building of character in other lives than did this great and true Christian and scholarly gentleman.'
He died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. A.C. Hart of Athens, who he leaves to mourn his departure along with another daughter, Mrs. Jesse Robinson of Jacksboro; a son – V.H. Bryant of Oklahoma.

Bryson, H.E. - 1909
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, October 28, 1909
H.E. Bryson died at his home in Bryson Monday. Mr. Bryson was an old and highly respected citizen and the town of Bryson was named in honor of him. He was an ex-Confederate Soldier.

Bullock, H.E., Rev. - 1924
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, September 4, 1924
Rev. H.E. Bullock, pastor of the Anglin Street Presbyterian church in Cleburne, died Friday in Cleburne. He was stricken while in his pulpit. Two blood transfusions were given more than a month ago.
Funeral held in the Anglin Street Presbyterian Church. Rev. L.S. Gray of Ferris officiating.
Rev. Bullock is survived by his wife and two daughters – Miss Alva and Hazel Bullock.
Mr. Bullock was born and reared in Jack County. He attended school in Jacksboro and later taught here before entering the ministry. He was a graduate of Trinity University at Waxahachie and Lane Theological Seminary of Cincinnati.

Bullock, Ruth - 1911
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 26, 1911
Ruth, infant daughter of Mr. And Mrs. A.J. Bullock, died Monday.

Bunnell, James Collwell - 1909
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, July 1, 1909
James Collwell Bunnell was born in Collin County, Texas 7 February 1887. He came to Jack county with his parents in 1889. In 1903, during a meeting conducted by Brother John L. McCord, he was converted and joined the Baptist church in Sycamore community, being baptized by Bro. McCord. He died at Finis, 17 June 1909, and was buried in Winn Hill cemetery.
He was a young man of many noble and lovable qualities. Never had parents a more obedient and unselfish child. He thought of the welfare of his parents and brothers and sisters even to the neglect and detriment of his own health. He has ceased from his labors and his works follow with him.

Burch, Walter - 1919
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, September 25, 1919
Mrs. Rose Risley has received word that her son-in-law, Walter Burch, died at Houston last Saturday.
Mrs. Burch was formerly Miss Kate Risley.

Burchell, Infant of Mr. & Mrs. Clarence - 1911
The infant child of Mr. And Mrs. Clarence Burchell died Friday, 2 June 1911 and was buried in the Oakwood cemetery
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, June 8, 1911

Burns, L. - 1883
The Rural Citizen November 29 1883
Weatherford
L. Burns, another old citizen of Weatherford died 26 November 1883
at his residence in N.E. Weatherford.

Burns, Lucinda - 1899
Died
Mrs. Lucinda Burns, consort of Dr. H.C. Burns, departed this life 20 December 1898. She was 62 years old and had been a resident of Jack County for over 20 years. She was a consistent member of the Methodist Protestant church, a loving wife, a kind neighbor, and leaves many friends to mourn her loss.
M.A. Graves
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 5, 1899

Butler, Ben - 1893
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 19, 1893
The death of Ben Butler marks the close of an eventful and stormy life, and removed one more of the characters that came into prominence by reason of the late war. He was said to be the best paid lawyer in this country.

Caldwell, Naomi - 1911
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, November 9, 1911
The little nine-year-old daughter [Naomi Caldwell] of Mr. And Mrs. Samuel Caldwell of Bryson died Sunday. Funeral held at the Bryson Methodist church. Interment at Cottonwood cemetery.
[tombstone: 1902 - 1911]

Caldwell, Norman L. - 1911
Honorable Norman L. Coleman, of St. Louis, the first Secretary of Agriculture, and also an ex-governor of Missouri, died 3 October 1911, while on his way to Plattsburg, Missouri, on a business trip. Mr. Coleman was a veteran Democrat and came into note under the Cleveland administration. He was also proprietor and founder of Coleman's Rural World, a farm journal which has yielded a wide influence among the farmers ever since its inception.
Dr. Clarence M. Nicholson, brother of Judge Nicholson of Jacksboro, was a son-in-law of Mr. Coleman, having married his youngest daughter.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, November 9, 1911

Callaway, C.T. - 1929
C.T. Callaway, 74, who has lived four miles north of town for many years died in Fort Worth 5 October 1929. Funeral conducted by Rev. L.R. Hudson, pastor of the First Christian church. survived by widow; 2 daughters - Mrs. Bob Graves, Mrs. Leonard Bright; 2 sons - Charlie and Austin; 1 brother; 4 sisters.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, October 10, 1929

Callaway, Mary Atkinson - 1929
Mrs. T.A. Callaway, who had been ill for many months died 27 February 1929 at her home on College Hill. Her husband, T.A. Callaway, has been dead a number of years. Surviving: 2 daughters - Mrs Harry Miller of Denison and Miss Mary Callaway; her adopted daughter, Mrs. F.S. Groner of Marshall; one son - Gray Callaway of West Texas; several grandchildren.
Mrs. Callaway belonged to one of the old families of Jack County. She was a member of the Jacksboro First Baptist Church, and was one of the active members, her husband being one of the deacons in the church.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, February 28, 1929

Callaway, Thomas Anderson - 1919
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 9, 1919
The people of Jacksboro were saddened while not surprised to hear of the death of T.A. Callaway, when occurred Thursday. Mr. Callaway had not been in good health for several years.
Funeral conducted by Rev. J.A. Matthews at the family home. Interment at Oakwood cemetery.
Mr. Callaway had been a citizen of Jack County and Jacksboro for many years. He was a Baptist and had been made a deacon in that church in his early manhood. He was a good citizen and a good neighbor and will be missed by the people who knew him, as well as by his family. He leaves his wife, 1 son – Gray Callaway, 2 daughters – Mrs. Harry Miller of Denison, Miss Mary Callaway and his niece, Mrs. F.S. Groner of Dallas.

Callis, Evangeline Jones - 1924
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, February 28, 1924
Mrs. James Callis of the North Creek community died at her home Sunday night and was buried at Oakwood cemetery, the Rev. E.H. Coburn officiating. Mrs. Callis was the widow of the late James Callis who was one of the best known pioneers of the early days of Jack County. Survived – three sons, Porter, Sam and Joe Callis and three daughters.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 13, 1924
Mrs. Evangeline Callis was born in Overton County, Tennessee, 15 February 1848. When an infant her parents, Mr. And Mrs. Jones came to Texas and settled in Parker county, near Aledo. Here she grew to young womanhood. On 6 January 1867, she was united in marriage to James R. Callis. To this union were born seven children, six of whom are living, the eldest Edward, having died at the age of 21 years. She with her family resided in Parker County until September 1874 when they moved to Jack County where she resided till the day of her death. Her husband, James R. Callis was called home on 5 July 1917, leaving her to walk the way without his companion. She was called to her reward on 26 February 1924. Funeral conducted by Rev. Elbert H. Coburn, pastor of the Methodist church. Her body was laid to rest in Oakwood cemetery at Jacksboro, to await its summons on the last day.
Mrs. Callis was converted at the age of 15 and united with the Methodist Episcopal Church, South of which church she remained a faithful member until death called her home. Her life was not one of public activity but was given to the duties of a quieter nature in the home, seeking to rear her family in those ideals that are worth while. Her children rise up today to call her blessed, as they see as never before what her life has meant to them. She rests in peace, her labors ended, her works follow her. Some sweet day we will see here face again – till then, goodbye.

Callis, James R. - 1917
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Jack County, Texas
Thursday, July 5, 1917
James R. Callis, who was in the sanitarium at Fort Worth for an operation died Thursday [5 July 1917] and his remains were brought in on the Rock Island train.
He was buried in Oakwood cemetery. Mr. Callis had resided in Jack County from its early settlement and was well known and had many friend. He was an old Confederate and a good citizen.
[born 12 October 1846]

Callis, Joe - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 3, 1923
Joe Callis Dead
Joe Callis, a brother of the late James Callis of Jack County, died in a hospital in Dallas last week and the remains were brought to Jacksboro for burial.

Callis, Joe, Mrs. - 1929
Mrs. Joe S. Callis, died at Jacksboro late Saturday, at the home of her father, J.B. Downing. Funeral was conducted at the Methodist Church by the pastor, Rev. Garrett. Her home was near Burton Springs, where the family had lived for many years. She is survived by her husband, J.S. Callis, one son, Hubert; her father, J.B. Downing, and several brothers and sisters.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, January 17, 1929

Calvert, E.D., Mrs. - 1897
Mrs. E.D. Calvert of Senate died last night [20 January 1897].
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Jack County
Thursday, January 21, 1897

Calvert, E.W., Mrs - 1929
Mrs. E.W. Calvert of Brownwood died at her home 24 December 1928. Her husband was reared in Jacksboro and is a brother of Mrs. J.W. Hines, E.J. and Basil Calvert of Jacksboro.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, January 10, 1929

Calvert, J.H., Mrs. - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 15, 1923
Mrs. J.H. Calvert , 82 years, died at her home in the west part of Jacksboro Thursday and was buried at Oakwood cemetery.
Survived by several sons and daughters.

Calvert, J.H., Mrs. - 1930
The remains of Mrs. J.H. Calvert were returned to Jacksboro for burial, funeral services to be held at the Baptist church Friday and the interment will be in Oakwood cemetery. Mrs. Calvert was reared in Jacksboro but was living in Roaring Springs at the time of her death. She is survived by her husband, a small son and several brothers and sisters.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, February 6, 1930

Campsey, Lorena - 1904
Lorena Campsey, 2 years, died at Post Oak this past week.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, March 3, 1904

Cannon, W.P., Mrs. - 1929
Mrs. W.P. Cannon, 68, died last Wednesday, 13 March 1929 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W.F. Middleton. Funeral held at Poolville conducted by Rev. C.B. Garrett, pastor of the Methodist church of which she was a member, and Rev. D.M. Denison, Joplin Baptist pastor.
Survived: 3 sons - T.M. Cannon of Clarendon; T.L. Cannon of Goree; R.M. Cannon of Floydada; a daughter - Mrs. W.F. Middleton of Jacksboro; a sister - Mrs. Wilson of Fort Worth.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, March 21, 1929

Cappleman, Mrs. - 1902
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, February 27, 1902
Truce Items
Mrs. Cappleman died 14 February 1902. We only long for the happiness she his sharing in yonder world.

Carmack, Lola May - 1902
1902
Lola May, 11 months, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carmack, near Cundiff, died Sunday from being badly burned. She found a match on the floor and struck it setting her clothes on fire, and before her mother could put out the fire she was so badly burned recovery was impossible.

Carnes, Mrs. - 1898
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, April 11, 1898
In Memoriam
Sister Carnes, who was ever a diligent and ready worker in our church, departed this life to meet her Savior, Saturday, April 9th, 1898. We know that she will receive a crown for the good deeds she had done while on earth, being always ready to help in whatever the church undertook to do.
We extend our sincerest sympathy to the bereaved husband and may he look to the Savior who knows what is best and who will always be his friend in time of trouble.
Hattie Callahan
For Epworth League
Committee

Carney, J.R. - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 5, 1912
J.R. Carney died at the home of his son, Wilfred Carney in the Rockland community, 28 November 1912. Mr. Carney had been in declining health for a number of years and this with his age was the cause of his death, which was not unexpected to the many who knew him.
Mr. Carney had survived the majority of the men whom he numbered among his friends and acquaintances, in Jacksboro and Jack County in the early 1880s. His remains were brought to Jacksboro for interment which took place in Oakwood cemetery. Mrs. [Ruby] Carney, who had died a number of years ago[1905] had been buried in this cemetery.
J.R. Carney, an old and leading citizen of Jack County, died at the home of his son, Wilfred Carney, about seven miles west of Jacksboro and interred at Oakwood. Though the weather was inclement quite a large company of his friends, both from the country and town followed the remains to their final resting place.
Mr. Carney was born 81 years ago in Rutherford County, Tennessee. Born in the later pioneer days of Tennessee and spending his boyhood days in west Tennessee, when it was settling up, and coming to west Texas in the 1870s, it can be really be said that he was a pioneer of both States. He was a self made man in every respect; and, while his days at school were very limited he was well read and his information varied and accurate, especially as to the history of Tennessee and Texas and the United States.  He was a positive man and firm in his principles and was a recognized leader in his community. No one was ever at a loss to know how stood J.R. Carney on any question. He made his own pronouncements fearlessly; others could feel the public pulse and be led. But not so with him. He was a man of conviction.
He often boasted of two things. One was that he had been a subscriber to the Commercial Appeal of Memphis, Tennessee, from its origin and the other, that he had never cast any other than a Democratic vote.

Carney, Ruby - 1905
Little Ruby Carney, 1 year, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wildred Carney of Pleasant Grove, died of congestion 24 December 1904. The parents have the sympathy of many friends in their bereavement.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, January 5, 1905

Carpenter, R.L. - 1919
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 1, 1919
R.L. Carpenter, who committed suicide last Thursday was buried at Jacksboro with the service conducted by Rev. J.A. Matthews.
Mr. Carpenter had been ill for several months as a result of a severe attack of influenza which affected his mind. Survived: wife; 1 son – Rector Carpenter; his mother – Mrs. W.A. Shown.

Carroll, Mary S. - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
April 4 1907
Deaths
Mary S. Carroll, Bryson, 48 years
[no other obituary]

Carson, W.B., Mrs. - 1884
The Rural Citizen
Thursday, February 14, 1884
Mrs. Carson who has been so long sick died last week at her father's in Parker county. She had been improving but suddenly took a turn for the worst. Her husband, W.B. Carson, a worthy carpenter of Jacksboro should have the sympathy of all.
The Rural Citizen
Thursday, February 21, 1884
In memory of Mrs. W.B. Carson
The many friends of Mrs. W.B. Carson will regret to learn of her death. At her fathers house near Denton on 8 February 1884, she found relief, joy, rest and peace. But not so with her father, mother, brothers, sisters, husband and children. Her husband is now alone with three little children.
Pilot Point, 10 February 1884

Chapman,Mr. - 1860
Killing of Chapman at Burton Spring During 1860, Chapman was on a deer stand near Burton Spring in Jack County, alone, waiting for a deer. But the Indians came instead and murdered young Chapman before he could escape. He was buried by the side of the road leading to the Burton Ranch about one and a half miles from the place he was killed.
Note:-Before writing this section. the author interviewed A. M. Lasater, James Wood, Joe Fowler, B. L. Ham, and one or two others, who were living in Jack County when Chapman was killed,
The following story is from the book:
The West Texas Frontier or a Descriptive History of Early Times in Western Texas
Volume 2
by Joseph Carroll McConnell

Chase, Elizabeth - 1888
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 10, 1888
Mrs. Elizabeth Chase died at her residence on South Main Street in Jacksboro, Texas, 8 May 1888, at the age of 69 years and two days.
Deceased was born in Alsace, France, and came to America, with her parents, when a small child, the family settling in Buffalo, New York, where the only brother of the deceased now resides, and where in 1855, she was married to Mr. B.F. Chase.
The family removed to Jacksboro in 1868.
Of her seven children, only two survive her, B.F. Chase, Jr. and Emma M., wife of James R. Robinson, both of whom reside in Jacksboro.
A gradual decline in health had been observed for more than a year, nothing of an alarm nature occurred until the 2nd instant, when she was stricken with partial paralysis and it was at once seen that she must soon pay the debt due by all. She passed away without pang or struggle, as one who “lies down to pleasant dreams.” Death claimed and took with gentle hands.
Deceased was reared, and continued a Presbyterian until 1875, when she joined the body of Christians worshiping at Jacksboro.

Cherryhomes, Narissa - 1910
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 12, 1910
Mrs. Narissa Cherryhomes, mother of Tom Cherryhomes, Mrs. T.M. Berry and Mrs. Flowers died at the home of her son, John Cherryhomes of Lawton, Oklahoma, Saturday. Her remains were brought back to Jacksboro and the funeral was held at the home of Mr.and Mrs. M.T. Berry. Interment in Oakwood cemetery.
Mrs. Flowers was absent being at Dorras, Texas, where she went to spend the summer. Mr. And Mrs. John Cherryhomes of Oklahoma, Mr. And Mrs. Tom Cherrryhomes and daughter, Miss Bertha, Mr. And Mrs. Roy Cherryhomes of Stewarton, Dr. and Mrs. G.W. Yeakley of Bowie came to attend the funeral.

Chester, Jack - 1930
Jack Chester died at his home in the Wesley Chapel community 14 June 1930. He was buried in the Wesley Chapel cemetery.
He was born 1 May 1856 in Hopkins county, but came to Jack County many years ago and located in Wesley Chapel community. He was truly a pioneer citizen and was active in all the community interests, and will be missed not only by his family but by all his neighbors and friends. Survived: widow, Mrs. Lila Chester, one son - G.C. Chester of Wesley Chapel; two daughters - Mrs. T.O. Glazner of Jacksboro, Mrs. C.E. Wade of Milsap; 9 grand.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, June 19, 1930

Chief Big Tree - 1930
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, TX
Thursday, January 23, 1930
Chief Big Tree Dies at Anadarko
The following article from the Daily Oklahoman, regarding the death of Chief Big Tree, one of the first Indians to be tried in civil courts is reprinted herewith.
The death of Chief Big Tree on November 13 marked the passing of the last of the old Indian warriors, and recalls one of the most thrilling incidents in Indian
history of western Oklahoma.
Having been made a war chief of the Kiowa tribe while a young man, Big Tree participated in many plundering expeditions  and massacres before the warlike tribes of the plains were finally suppressed and induced to live peaceably on reservations. For his part as one of the leaders in the capture of a government wagon train near Fort Richardson, Texas, in which the train master, and six teamsters were killed. Big Tree was arrested together with Satanta and Satank, two of the most merciless war chiefs in the entire Indian country. Satank was shot by soldiers who were escorting the prisoners in Texas when he attacked them with a large knife. Satanta and Big Tree were convicted in Texas courts and sentenced to be hung, which was later committed to life imprisonment.
In November, 1871, however, President Grant presented their case to the Texas governor who released them on parole in 1873. Satanta broke his parole and was returned to the penitentiary where he committed suicide. Since Big Tree was only a young man, it was believed that he could be saved by keeping him busy in worthwhile peaceful duties. He was put in charge of the supply train from Wichita and other Kansas points to the Indian agency, which is now located at Anadarko, and never broke his parole. Later he was a leader in asking for a missionary to his people and assisted in the establishment of the first mission, now known as Rainy Mountain Indian mission. Big Tree became a member of the church in 1897 and for the past 30 years has been a deacon. He remained an active leader in his tribe until a few years ago when age and ill health prevented active participation in tribal business.
Big Tree was buried in the Rainy Mountain cemetery near his home. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Alma Ahote and Mrs. Marietta Haag, who live in the Rainy Mountain community, about three miles southwest of Mountain View in Kiowa County. Unlike most of the older Indians, Big Tree was married only once. His wife died about ten years ago.
The historical events in which Big Tree played a part make an interesting narrative as told by G.W. Conver of Anadarko, who has lived in the Indian country more than 60 years. As a soldier he was sent here in 1876 and was in charge of the commissary at Fort Sill during much of the Indian warfare.
'Early in the year of 1871,' Conover says, 'the Kiowas held their big medicinedance. It was their custom at the close of the dance for them to decide their course for the summer — whether for peace or war, which was almost always for plundering expeditions down into Texas or Mexico.
'This was a good time when the grass was good and their ponies were in good condition and when the broad prairies afforded ample food for both man and beasts, for  there was plenty of game and wild game. 'Early in the summer, Satanta, Satank, and Big Tree with a considerable band of warriors went into Texas and not far from Fort Richardson captured a government train and killed the train master and six of the teamsters, and it was reported that they tied the train master to a wagon wheel and burned him.
'According to Satanta, Eagle heart, Big Bow and East Bear were with the expedition. 'At this time General Sherman was out west visiting all the military posts, and he came along south after this tragedy, on his way to Fort Sill. It was the custom with the Indians when they made a raid of this kind to come into their camps by the time of the issuing of rations, which was  every two weeks, and tell and boast of what they had done.
'When Sherman reached Fort Sill he made inquiry as to what Indians had been off the reservation, and who committed this depredation. Laurie Tatum, the Quaker Indian agent, thought he could find out. He and General Sherman and Colonel Grierson, commandant of Fort Sill, decided that morning to visit the Indian school and left word with one of the Indians came in during their absence, which they probably  would do to close the commissary, and let them know at once. 'Very soon after, the did come in and camped with women and children and dogs, about 30 yards from the commissary.
'They had already heard that the big war chief from Washington was here and they wanted to see him and see how they could measure up with him. Very soon they had the opportunity but Satanta got a very cool reception from Gen. Sherman. Sherman was walking back  and forth upon the porch of the commissary with his hands behind him in meditative attitude when Satanta with Horace P. Jones, the post interpreter, approached, and Jones introduced Satanta, but the general paid but
scant attention , did not offer to shake hands but merely remarked, 'Yes, I have heard of him,' and continued his meditative walk. The Indian were anxious to hold a council, and when they got together in the commissary council room an inquiry was made concerning the raid in Texas, and the murder of the teamsters, Satanta arose and said, 'Yes, I led the raid, I have made many requests to you, but you do not listen to my talk and you refuse to grant me what I ask. The
white people are reparing [sic] to build a railroad throughout the country, which will not be allowed. Some years ago they  took us by the hair of the head and placed us here near the Texas people, where we have to fight them. More recently I was arrested by the soldiers and kept in prison several days, but that is played out now. I want you to remember that no more Kiowas are to be arrested. On account of these wrongs, a short time ago I took about 100 of my warriors to Texas, whom I wished to teach how to fight. I also took Satank, Eagle Heart, Big Bow, Big Tree and Fast Bear. We found a mule train which we captured, and killed seven men, and three of our men were killed, but we are willing to call it even. It is all over now, and it is not necessary to say much about it. We don't expect to do any raiding around here this summer, but we expect to rain on Texas. If any other Indians claim the honor of leading that raid they are lying. I led it myself.' When he ended his speech, Eagle Heart, Big Tree and Satank, who were present sanctioned what he said.
Big Tree and Satanta later were taken to Jacksboro, Texas, and tried for murder, found guilty and sentenced to be hanged on the first day of September, 1871. Their sentence was later commuted to life imprisonment and after several years of confinement in the Texas penitentiary they were  paroled upon good behavior. But later Satanta violated his parole and was sent back to the penitentiary, where one day in despair he committed suicide by jumping from the second story of his prison to the pavement below.
Big Tree was the last of all the old warriors. For years he had been a peaceable citizen and manifested some excellent qualities in his latter days. He was a leading member of the Baptist Church at Elk Creek and held a creditable place in the esteem of his people.'
An amusing incident occurred in connection with the organization of the mission of which Big Tree was one of the first members. A barrel of clothing from the east was distribute [sic] among the Indians a week before the founding of the church. So Sunday morning Big Tree appeared for the organization of the mission all dressed up in a stove pipe hat, a Prince Albert coat and Indian breeches
made of sheeting.
According to the records at the Kiowa Agency, Big Tree was 49 years old at the allotment in 1900, which would make his age at the time of his death 78 or 79 years. His Indian name was Ahdoete, which means 'big tree' in the Kiowa dialect.
How merciless Big Tree and his band of warriors were upon their frequent raids, is shown by an incident occasionally related by Big Tree. While leading a plundering expedition into Texas, a sparsely populated settlement was attacked and the men were slaughtered. A young mother with a small baby in her arms was pleading for her child's life. Big Tree rode up, grabbed the infant by one leg, tore it from the mother's arms and hurled it into a tree. But Big Tree did not tell of the atrocity in a boasting way, always using it as an example of the power of God to forgive. “God has forgiven me - and I did that hideous thing,' he would conclude and his face would light up with a kindly smile of satisfaction, the sincerity of which could hardly be doubted.
Satank's son, Frank Givens (Aukount), a Kiowa medicine man living near Carnegie, is the only direct male descendant of the old Indian war chiefs of the Kiowa tribe. Givens is about 60 years old and is said to greatly resemble his warlike father.

Chinoweth/Chenoweth, John - 1917
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Jack County, Texas
Thursday, March 29, 1917
Mr. [John] Chinoweth[Chenoweth] was born in Camden County, Mo., 20 May 1876. He departed this life the 22 March 1917 and was laid to rest in the old Trinity graveyard [West Fork cemetery] near his home.
In the passing of Mr. Chinoweth[Chenoweth] we have an example of where the hale and hardy and comparatively young are taken quickly. Some eight days before death he was taken with la grippe and about 30 hours before the last trouble developed into pneumonia from which he died. This was the second time in life that he had a physician called for his benefit.
At the tender age of eight years, Mr. Chinnoweth[Chenoweth] was left fatherless. Two years later, the mother with the son and a daughter emigrated to Texas and a few years from this time the little family purchased a farm in the Live Oak school district which has since been their home. The mother[Lila Chenoweth, died 23 March 1915 at the age of 77 years] preceded the son to the grave beyond precisely two years to a day.
Ten years ago last September, Mr. Chinoweth was married to Miss Agnes Cass[Smith shows Cast]. To this union seven children were born, four of whom still survive.
While Mr. Chineoweth[Chenoweth] has not affiliated with any church for the last few years he was a Baptist in religious faith. He leaves his wife, three sons [George William, 2 years, Albert Houston, 9 years,  and a daughter [Margaret Elizabeth, 4 years]; one sister – Mrs. Bell Lowe. Andy Sortar of Cundiff is an uncle of the deceased. [he and his wife, Mary M., will die 19 Sept. 1923].
It is not enough to say to the bereaved family that they have the sympathy of many friends. Let us show our sympathy by our works. The widow and the orphans need our care. [no stone was located in the West Fork cemetery]

Chisholm, Tob -1910
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 22, 1910
Last Thursday Tob Chisholm died. He had been ill for a long time and at times his mind seemed unbalanced owing to his health. Mrs. Chisholm's brother, Sherman Phipps had come from Oklahoma to take Mr. Chisholm and family home with him, and just before they were ready to start before they were ready to start Mrs. Chisholm went into her brother's on an errand and was called home to find that her husband was dead. He was buried in Oakwood cemetery. He leaves a wife and three children.

Chowning, Mart - 1896
Mr. Mart Chowning was taken suddenly ill while visiting his brother W.A. Chowning of this place, which resulted in death the 5th inst.
Jacksboro Gazette
February 13, 1896
Jacksboro, Jack, Texas

Christian, G.R. - 1909
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, January 14, 1909
G.R. Christian, died at the home of his son, Paul Christian, at Antelope last Thursday. Mr. Christian was an old citizen of Jack County, and years ago he was Jack County commissioner, and was always found worthy of the confidence reposed in him by his fellow citizens.

Claflin, Robert - 1889
Robert Claflin Killed by His Horse Falling on Him
Last Friday a very sad accident occurred on the Weatherford road about nine miles southeast of Jacksboro.
Mr. A.F. Claflin and family were moving overland from Fort Worth to Seymour, and Robert Claflin, is son, 10 years old, was on horseback driving some cows after the wagons. In attempting to cross a gully his horse stumbled and fell on him. As the horse got up the boy's foot hung in the stirrup and frightened the horse which ran around in a circle a few rods before he could be stopped. Little Robert lived only about 15 minutes.
The accident occurred in the presence of Mr. And Mrs. Claflin and three children, also W.H. Brummett who was only a short distance away. Mr. Brummett brought the corpse to town in his carriage and it was interred in Oakwood cemetery Saturday.
Mr. Claflin came from Michigan to Fort Worth about the first of the year to work for a Michigan company, on a salary, but he was so well pleasant with the country and people, he said he would rather buy the cheap land and work for himself than on a salary.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, July 20, 1889

Clark, Fannie Echols - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette April 11 1907
Mrs. Leigh Clark was well known in Jacksboro previous to her marriage as Miss Fannie Echols, and, although a number of years has elapsed since she resided here, she still had many friends in town and Jack county, as she was very popular as a lady and also as a teacher, and all will regret her death. _The death yesterday morning [1 April 1907] of Mrs. Fannie Clark, wife of Judge Leigh Clark, at her home on North El Paso street, was a severe shock to the many friends of that most estimable lady.
In January Mrs. Clark was taken to Hotel Dieu to be operated on for cancer. She stood the operation bravely and had so far recovered that several weeks ago she was taken back to her home at 615 North El Paso street, where she received the careful attention the best medical skill and trained nurses could give. But the cancer continued its ravages and yesterday morning the end came.
The deceased was a most charming and captivating woman, possessed of a bright mind, a lovable disposition and a sweet and tender graciousness that endeared her to her friends.
Mrs. Clark's maiden name was Fannie Echols and she was born at Adairsville, Georgia, 43 years ago. Her family came to Texas in the early 1880s and located at Jacksboro, but late moved to Childress, Texas, where Mrs. Clark's mother now resided. Mrs. Clark came to El Paso in 1886 to teach in the public schools of El Paso, and in 1890 was married to Judge Leigh Clark, who with their daughter, Frances, 16 years of age, survived the wife and mother.
With Miss Mary Stanton, Mrs. Clark was really the founder of the El Paso public library, since those two opened and maintained by their efforts a library in the Sheldon block before that building was converted into a hotel.
Clark, Pawnee - 1912
Mrs. Pawnee Clark departed this life 24 January 1911, for a happy home above where there is no sorrow, pain or death. She was the beloved daughter of J.[James] A. and Mary E. McCoy, and was born 3 November 1891. She was married to T.E. Clark on 3 April 1910. She leaves a kind and loving husband, a precious babe, a loving father, three brothers, two sisters and a host of relatives. [buried in Winn Hill cemetery - Pawnee C. McCoy - 8 November 1891 - 24 January 1911, her parents are buried in the same cemetery]
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 11, 1912

Clayton, C.P., Rev. - 1902
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 4, 1902
Resolutions of Respect
Our beloved brother and chaplain Rev. C.P. Clayton who was made a Mason in the state of Alabama in 1852 and died an honorary member of Mt. Hecla Lodge No. 701 A.F & A.M. 28 September 1902.
Ben L. McCloud, S.D. Cook, C.M. Sampley – Com.

Clayton, Mr. - 1902
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 2, 1902
Bryson News
John Nichols, who died of lung trouble and Mr. Clayton, an old pioneer died Sunday. He was buried by the Masons, of which order he was an honored member for many years. Among those at the burial were Messrs. Hackley, Dowell, Leeman of Jacksboro and Judge Aikin, Joe McLearin of Graham.

Clayton, Nancy J. - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
July 25 1907
Deaths
Nancy J. Clayton, 82 years, 6 months
[no other obituary]

Clendennon, Edward - 1893
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, November 30, 1893
Edward Clendennon died at his home, near Long Hollow, yesterday, of slow fever, after an illness of three weeks. He was 22 years old.

Clingman, Son of W.H. - 1884
The Rural Citizen
Jacksboro, Jack county, Texas
Thursday, May 15, 1884
Last Friday, a son of W.H. Clingman, 7 or 8, was accidentally shot and killed by another boy about 7 years of age. The sad tragedy occurred at one of Mr. Clingman's neighbor's. The pistol had been left on a bureau from which the little boy got it. So much for such life preservers where life is safer without them.

Coats, Jeff - 1929
Jeff Coats, of Menard, formerly of Jacksboro, died Wednesday from a car wreck on the Antelope highway.
Mr. Coats had been visiting his sister, Mrs. E.A. Rogers in Archer City and was coming to Jacksboro to see his little daughter, enroute to his home at Menard.
Funeral services will take place at Oakwood cemetery.
Survived: widow of Menard; 1 son - Jeff, Jr. of Jacksboro; daughter - Wanda of Jacksboro; mother - Mrs. J.A. Coats of Fort Sumner, NM; 6 brothers - Will of Murchison, Ira of Jermyn, Sid of Childress, Charley of Fort Worth, Kit of Iowa Park, Ocie of Menard; 2 sisters - Mrs. E.A. Rogers of Archer City, Mrs. J.C. Rainey of AZ.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, December 12, 1929

Cole, Mr. - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 5, 1912
Mr. Cole died 29 November 1912 at Cundiff.

Collins, N.C., Mrs. - 1902
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 16, 1902
Rockland News
Mrs. N.C. Collins passed over to the silent majority 7 January 1902 and was laid to rest in Wesley Chapel cemetery with Rev. Higgins officiating. Mrs. Collins was a consistent member of the Primitive Baptist Church, and waited patiently through all her sufferings for the Master's Call to enter the city not made with hands. She leaves husband and five daughters and a number of grandchildren.

Colwell, Fannie E. Reed - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, June 13, 1912
On 23 May 1912, Mrs. Fannie E. Colwell passed from this earth to one of endless and immortal world. She was the former Miss Fannie E. Reed, and was born at Buffalo, Leon County, 28 August 1858, where she spent her childhood days and was reared to womanhood. She was married at Buffalo, Leon County 20 December 1881 to W.P. Colwell, with whom she lived happily for about 30 years.  On 15 November 1900, they moved to Jack County at Groveland, where she resided until the death angel called her away.
As a daughter she was always willing to perform her duties in the home where she was carefully reared and after her marriage she was always found supporting her husband with affectionate love. She was the mother of two daughters and five sons, all living: they are Berta, Lilly, John, Tom,
Mart, Will and Lee.
She was a devoted member of the Methodist church since her girlhood, and always looked on the bright side of all questions.J.F. Kilpatrick

Colwell, Howard - 1929
The remains of Howard Colwell, who was killed in Fort Worth, 11 October 1929 were returned to his home at Jermyn for burial. Funeral conducted by Rev. J.W. Sampley. Survived by: widow; his parents - Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Colwell of Jermyn; 2 brothers, 2 sisters.
Fort Worth newspapers indicate his death as a result of a difficulty with a fellow employee, Arthur Lee Lane, 16 years old. Both men were employed by A. Brandt, owner of an upholstering plant at Fort Worth.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, October 17, 1929

Colwell, John W. - 1906
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, November 29, 1906
John W. Colwell died on 11 November 1906 in Jack county at the age of 41 years.

Compton, D. Alonzo - 1910
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, July 7, 1910
Vineyard, July 3 – Alonzo Compton, 16, was killed in a baseball game here 2 July 1910. The Vineyard and Sebree teams were playing and in the fifth inning young Compton went to bat. He struck a foul and the ball, glancing, struck him on the temple. The blow was not severe to know him down, although Compton quit the game and sat down and watched until it was finished. He then started to his home, about two and a half miles distant, in company with three or four of his companions. On his way he was seized with nausea and gradually lapsed into unconsciousness, from which a physician who was hastily called could not arouse him. Within an hour, he was seized.
He was the son of Mr. And Mrs. E.B.Compton, old settlers.

Comstock, M.H. - 1885
The Rural Citizen
Jacksboro, Jack county, Texas
Thursday, October 29, 1885
Horrible Murder Near Chico, Wise County
Thomas Comstock, a boy 19 years old murders his aged father, without any warning or provocation shoots him four times.
Yesterday morning as the sun was rising, M.H. Comstock, an old man of some 50 years of age, was murdered by his own son, Tom Comstock, a boy 19 years old. The family had just finished breakfast and were gathering around the fire in their cabin home, when in come young Comstock, and take seat on a trunk, in one corner of the room. The old man rose in a few minutes to go into another room, when Tom got up from his position and with a Colt 45 pistol (which he had taken from the trunk) stepped up behind his father and shot him four times in the back, one shot taking effect in the back of the neck, one passing through the heart and the other two striking the trunk of the body. Immediately after the patricide the wretch caught his horse, and without saddle or bridle jumped on the pony's bare back and fled. Information of the killing was sent to L.J. Peters, constable at Chico, who in company with J.T. Stanfield, Constable of precinct No. 7 Wise county, set out in pursuit of the slayer. The shooting took place about three miles west of Chico, Wise County on the Jacksboro and Hogeye Road. He came into Jacksboro after dark, but the news of the murder had proceeded him, and he was at once placed under arrest. A pistol being found on his person he was fined before Justice Moore $25 and costs for carrying concealed weapons. Officers Peters and Stanfield came yesterday evening after the prisoner and will carry him back to Wise County today.

Connor, James - 1929
James Connor, who had been ill several weeks, died early 21 February 1929 at the home of his son, Lee Connor of the Westbrook community. Funeral services were held at Boonville, 22 February 1929.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, February 28, 1929

Connor, Mrs. - 1908
Mrs. Connor died at her home on Los Creek, Monday night, 16 February 1908. She was the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L.C. Martin, and her husband and parents have the sympathy of many friends in their sorrow.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, February 20, 1908

Cook, John - 1889
John Cook
Bryson News
On last Saturday, John Cook, an old resident of this part of the country, passed quietly out from the rough and rugged walks of men into the more peaceful walks of the great beyond. He was confined to his bed with a cancer for 15 months.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, July 20, 1889

Cook, W.J., Mrs. - 1884
The Rural Citizen
Thursday, January 31, 1884
Mrs. W.J. Cook died of pneumonia at her residence a few miles from town last week.

Cooper, Anna Belle - 1900
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, January 4, 1900
Anna Belle, infant daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Alpha Cooper died 3 January 1900. The funeral took place at the residence on Graham street.
The sorrowing parents have the sympathy of their friends.

Cooper, C.W., Mrs. - 1896
The Jacksboro Gazette
January 16 1896
DIED
Mrs. C.W. Cooper died Tuesday morning at 3 o'clock, after an illness of about two years, and was buried in Oakwood cemetery Tuesday evening.
Mrs. Cooper was born in Ohio 69 years ago, and her family afterward moved to Indiana, where she was married to Mr. Cooper. In 1855 Mr. Cooper with his family moved to Parker county, Texas, and in 1856 he moved to Jack county where the family has since resided. Mrs. Cooper was one of the first brave pioneer women of Jack county, who lived here during those days which tried the souls of even the bravest of men, when Indians roamed over the country undaunted and every life was in danger, and it was no uncommon occurrence for entire families to be murdered. She leaves a husband, a large number of children, grandchildren and relatives to mourn her death, but they have the satisfaction of knowing that she had no fear of the future and peacefully passed over the river.

Cooper, Stanley, Mrs. - 1899
Mrs. Stanley Cooper died Monday from typhoid fever after an illness of several weeks.
Mrs. Cooper had lived in Jacksboro since 1859 and had many friends, besides a large number of relatives. She was 56 years of age and leaves her husband and three sons who have the sincere sympathy of the entire town in their sorrow.
She was buried Tuesday in Oakwood cemetery in the presence of sorrowing friends.
The funeral services were conducted by Rev. V.Y. Wood and the pallbearers were among the oldest citizens in the county, being Messrs. N. Atkinson, E. Johnson, W.C. Kutch, John Hensley, D.S. Aynes, and J.N. Rogers.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, April 13, 1899

Cooper, W.N. - 1899
W.N. Cooper
Resolutions of Respect
By the Baptist church at Post Oak, Texas.
It has pleased Almighty God to remove from our midst by death our worthy brother, W.N. Cooper, who was 77 years old at the time of his death, and had been a member of the Baptist church for 55 years, therefore be it.
We extend to the bereaved wife and family our heartfelt sympathy in this their hour of grief.
By order of the church 15 April 1899.
J.G. Marshall, R.R. Smart, J.V. Roland – Comm.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 21, 1899

Coppins, Son of Edward - 1893
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, August 17, 1893
We notice in the Dallas News of 10 August 1893, that Edward Coppins, a former resident and merchant of Jacksboro, had his little boy accidentally killed by the discharge of a gun, at Baird, where he has resided for some years. This child is about 11 years of age.

Cornelius, J.C., Dr. - 1895
The Jacksboro Gazette
July 18 1895
Dr. J.C. Cornelius One of Jacksboro's oldest and most respected citizens dead after a short illness. On Tuesday morning Dr. J.C. Cornelius was struck with appoplexy at J.W. Aynes' store. He was carried to Dr. Robinson's drug store where he received the best medical attention. "About five o'clock he was removed to his home, and yesteday it was thought he was improving with some hope for recovery. This morning, however, at five o'clock he was taken worse and continued to sink until one o'clock today when he died.
Dr. Cornelius was an old and highly respected citizen and christian gentleman whose influence will be missed by all, and his numerous friends, not only in the county but over Northwest Texas, will regret to hear of his sudden death.
His family has the sincere sympathy of all who knew him in life.

Cornelius, Jimmie - 1898
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 31, 1898
In Memory of
Jimmie Cornelius whose young life passed away the 20th day of March. He was beleoved by friends and school mates, being generous and forgiving, even the friend and champion of the small.
Sleep in the hearts of parents, brothers, sisters and friends, your memory shall live forever.
A Friend
Veto, Texas

Counts, May - 1910
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 22, 1910
After a lingering illness little May Counts passed away at her father’s home, two miles north of town, 15 December 1910. Little May was the youngest daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Dallas Counts who have a lot of friends in this community. The funeral was held from the cemetery conducted by Rev. G.G. Alexander, pastor of the Jacksboro First Christian Church.

Cox, Infant - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
March 21 1907
Deaths
Infant Cox, 25 days
[no other obituary]

Cox, Malisl Gustava - 1911
On 20 August 1911, Malisl Gustava Cox, passed away from this world of sin. She was the baby of J.H. and Mrs. Mary Cox of West Brook, and was born 24 August 1908.
The deepest sympathy is extended to the bereaved parents, as we know the infant child was the bright little light that shone throughout the home with tender cheerfulness.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, September 14, 1911

Cox, Miss - 1881
The Rural Citizen
Thursday, June 16, 1881
Henrietta – June 11
On the evening of 9 June 1881 the family of W.B. Hutchinson, of Archer City, was returning from a visit to friends in Montague County, when a thunder storm caught them in the head of Post Oak creek. W.B. Hutchinson's father, mother, sister and a Miss Cox of New Port, accompanied Mrs. Hutchinson and her children. The wagon was struck by lightning, the shock killing Miss Lizzie Hutchinson and Miss Cox and seriously stunning Mrs. Hutchinson. The old gentleman and one of the children were stunned, but soon recovered. The party was moved to the residence of Mr. Cobb where assistance was given. At last accounts it was feared Mrs. Hutchinson could not recover.

Cox, N.S. - 1888
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, February 9, 1888
New Hope
The remains of Mr. N.S. Cox was buried at Archer city last spring, was interred in New Hope cemetery on Sunday with Masonic honors.

Craven, Ida - 1899
Cundiff News
Mrs. Ida Craven died 13 July 1899 at her mother’s home. She died of consumption of several months. Her remains were interred at Live Oak cemetery. She leaves a husband and two children, a host of friends and relatives to mourn her loss. Mr. Cravens came in from Riggs, Indian Territory where his home is but arrived too late to see his wife buried.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 11, 1899

Creel, Mr. - 1902
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, August 21, 1902
Mr. Creel, father of Mrs. A.G. McClure, near Cundiff, died last Sunday. He was almost 87 years of age and had lived near Cundiff some time.

Crockett, David, John Rolland, Thomas Rolland, James Francis Blair & James Hart - 1864
Aaron Hart and Wm. Blair, fathers of James Hart and James Blair, moved their families to Palo Pinto County, several years before the outbreak of the Civil War. Aaron Hart settled about seven miles southeast of Golconda. In the first part of 1858, Mr. Blair it settled near the Brazos, almost the same distance north of Palo Pinto. But during the early 60's an exodus of citizens of Palo Pinto County moved to Stephens, Shackelford, Coleman, and other counties farther west. Aaron Hart and Wm. Blair numbered among this group, and located near the head-waters of Deep Creek, in Callahan County.
During 1864 the purchasing of provisions was one of the big problems of that section. So Wm. Blair and, perhaps, others had sent to Old Mexico for coffee and other commodities, which had arrived at Camp Colorado. James Blair and James Hart went horseback to this post about 20 miles away for these supplies.
James Blair, at the time, was a boy nine years of age; and born February 28, 1855. As a coincidence, it so happened they returned home from camp Colorado, February 28, 1864. James Hart was several years older. went in an ox-wagon to Mudsprings, which was about one mile west of the Joe Manley place. After they reached the spring where they went for water, several Indians charged upon them. Davy Crockett was killed almost instantly. When relief reached the boys, Jno. Rolland had five arrows sticking in his back, and little Thomas Rolland the only one, who successfully reached home, was cut across the chin with an arrow when he fled away. The other little Rolland boy, climbed an Elm tree near the spring. But the savages came up and captured him. When the other Rolland boy, who was cut across the chin, reached the house, he told his grandfather and others that the 'Niggers' were killing the boys. Old man Rolland and others rushed to the scene, but the Indians were already gone. David Crockett, the orphan boy, lay dead on the ground, badly wounded, and Jno. Rolland only lived about twenty-four hours; but was conscious almost up until the time of his death, Little Thomas Rolland had been captured and carried away by the savages.
Since it was during the Civil War, both men and horses were scarce on the frontier. But W.L. Lasater, Milton Lynn, Isom Lynn, and, perhaps, one or two others, took the Indian trail, which led south toward the mouth of Big Keechi, in Palo Pinto County. Here the Indians crossed and then took a northwest course, toward the headwaters of Dark Valley, and from there, they went on the northwest. Little Thomas Rolland remained an Indian captive until he was recovered several months later, by David White and negro Britt Johnson. They brought the little fellow home, and placed him in the hands of his grieved mother.
Few people there were on the frontier, who suffered so severely, as did the Rolland family. Three Rolland brothers and David Crockett, an orphan boy, were killed. Little Thomas Rolland was carried into captivity.
Note:-Before writing this section, author personally interviewed A.M. Lasater, James Wood: B.L. Flam; J. Fowler; Lafayette Wilson: Mrs. Taylor; and others who lived in Palo Pinto and Jack Counties at the time.
The following story is from the book:
The West Texas Frontier or a Descriptive History of Early Times in Western Texas
Volume 2
by Joseph Carroll McConnell

Cross, Mary Elmer Cunningham - 1944
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, April 20, 1944
Funeral services were held for Mrs. J.F. Cross at the Antelope Baptist Church Tuesday 11 April 1944. Revs. Thomas Mayfield and Joe Starr officiated. Interment in Antelope cemetery. Arrangments with Thompson Funeral Home.
Mary Elmer Cunningham Cross was born 15 September 1873 at White Mound, Grayson County, near Howe. As an infant, she came with her parents to Wise County where they homesteaded the place where the town of Alvord now stands. She was married to J.F. Cross, 4 November 1888. Ten children were born to them, three having died in infancy. Seven were living; 23 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. One sister and one brother survive.
At an early age, Mrs. Cross was converted and united with the Baptist Church in whose fellowship she continued until death.

Crutchfield, Artemesia Fane - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
March 7 1907
Deaths
Artemesia Fane Crutchfield, 37 years, Feb. 9, Bryson
[no other obituary]

Crutchfield, Dick - 1893
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, Februay 2, 1893
We learn from a private source that Dick Crutchfield was killed recently by being thrown from a wagon. He is kindly remembered by everyone who used to know him here and a host of former acquaintances will regret to hear of his death.

Crutchfield, I.N., Mrs. - 1885
The Rural Citizen
Jacksboro, Jack county, Texas
Thursday, October 8, 1885
Mrs. Crutchfield, wife of Rev. I.N. Crutchfield died at her home, Antelope, Texas. Wednesday of typho-malarial fever.

Crutchfield, Ira - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
March 7 1907
Deaths
Ira Crutchfield, 13 years, Feb. 3, Bryson

Cunningham, Pernell - 1929
Pernell Cunningham, 78, died at his home at Jermyn, 9 October 1929. Burial was held at Lynn Creek.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, November 28, 1929

Curtis, Jim C. - 1881
Rural Citizen
Jacksboro, Texas
Friday, January 7, 1881
Two Men Killed at Henrietta
Henrietta Telegraph announced 5 January 1880 that Jim Curtis was killed by Van Rice at Henrietta last night.
L.L. Crutchfield has kindly furnished the following dispatch.
Henrietta, 5 January 1881 – L.L. Crutchfield, Jacksboro – Jim Curtis killed by Van Rice, grew out of an old difficulty Jim died instantly, Rice mortally wounded, will died. Will probably be more of it yet, Jim shot three times and through the heart.
W.G. Holsell
Later Curtis killed Rice; Rice killed Curtis. No other parties interfered. Curtis dead. Rice dying.
The unfortunate and sad killing of J.C. Curtis at Henrietta on 4 January 1881, occurred as accurate as we can at this time get it, as follows: It seems Curtis and a man by the name of Van Rice met in a saloon in Henrietta, Curtis invited Van Rice to shake for drinks Van Rice refused and treated the entire party, after a few minutes Curtis wanted Van Rice to drink, when he refused, almost instantly with but few words the two men drew their pistols and commenced firing at each other; Van Rice received a slight flesh wound and Curtis was shot three times one ball penetrating the heart from which he died instantly, Van Rice retired to a doctor's office to have his wound dressed when some one shot from a window instantly killing him. Thus the lives of two men passed rapidly from existence. Mr. Curtis was well and favorably known in all of Northwest Texas. He leaves a wife and one child and numerous friends to console his untimely death.

Daugherty, George F. - 1910
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, August 25, 1910
Hon. George F. Daugherty
Another of Jacksboro's Old Guard Gone
In the death of G.F. Daugherty, which occurred 18 August 1910, another of the old guard, one of the small band of men who in past years did so much for the development of Jack County and the building of Jacksboro has fallen.
Honorable George F. Daugherty came to Texas in 1876 with his wife. They were in their prime, bright and full of life. Coming, as they did, from the cultured circles of Terre Haute, Indiana, they were at once received in the brilliant society which then held sway here and which was led by the educated and cultured army officers and their elegant wives who were at that time at Fort Richardson. In every social function, Captain Daugherty and his young wife were always present and assisting, and advancing the higher interests of society. But for them this life was not to last. Fatal sickness laid its cold and cruel finger upon the beautiful and sweet wife. She rapidly paled and weakened and, losing interest in the things of life here, her fainting spirit longed for the beautiful trees and pleasant surroundings of her sweet home from whence she came; and at her request, the idolizing husband took her back to die. Those who were so fortunate as to know Mrs. Daugherty cherish her acquaintance as one of their most precious and delightful memories – as sweet in disposition, so elegant in her manners, so rich in those charms and qualities that mark the ideal womanhood. Capt. Daugherty, with crushed spirits, returned to his Jack County home; and with his indominatable will bent his energies in the upbuilding of his county.
He was always a Democrat and in his young manhood days in Indiana he belonged to that branch of Democracy which sympathized with the South, called 'Copperheads.'
His good friend was E.C. Gaskin.
It was the appreciation of this, his characteristic spirit, that prompted the Democracy of this representative district to send him to the legislature for two terms and that impelled Clay county to vote for him rather than for its own citizen for this honorable position. As our representative, during this period (1902-1906), he distinguished himself as an able debater and one watchful of the people's interests.
He was one of the founders of the Jacksboro Presbyterian church and served it as an elder for some time.
He lived to a ripe old age, (dying in his 73rd year), hale and hearty, full of vigor and energy, declaring he was as good a man as ever he was.
The pallbearers consisted of his old friends, Judge I. Stoddard, W.C. Kutch, Major J.M. Hughes, Prof. L.H. Bryant, Frank Specht, W.A. Shown. Though it was rainy, and the clouds hung threateningly all day, an immense concourse followed the hearse to Oakwood cemetery where he was interred.
Captain George F. Daugherty, was born in Rock County, West Virginia, in 1837 – the coronation year of Queen Victoria. He moved to Vigo county, Indiana, where at the age of 26, he was happily married to Miss Mary Anne Tobey, a member of a distinguished Pilgrim family.
In the year 1876, Captain Daugherty came to Texas. He settled in Jack county and for six years there was undisturbed happiness in his new Texas home. On 28 August 1882, the bride of his young manhood and the mother of his two children was called to her home in that house of many mansions. The little daughter had preceded her in early infancy. The other child, our esteemed fellow townsman, Harry T. Daugherty alone survives.
Captain Daugherty was a lawyer by profession. He did not resume the practice of his profession before coming to Texas, preferring the outdoor life on the farm.
The citizens of Jack and Clay counties honored him twice with public trust as Representative in the Texas Legislature. After four years of yeoman service as Representative he voluntarily retired to quiet and peaceful life on the farm.
Capt. Daugherty was a deeply religious man. He was a charter member of the Jacksboro Presbyterian church.
The faithful son and devoted daughter-in-law, this young granddaughter are almost crushed with the weight of this severe affliction.

Daugherty, H.T., Mrs. 'Annie' - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, November 1, 1923
Mrs. H.T. "Annie" Daugherty died at her home on North Main street, Saturday, 27 October 1923 and was buried in Oakwood cemetery. Funeral was conducted by Rev. C.N. Wylie.
Mrs. Daugherty was well known and had many friends who regret her departure. She was a devoted member of the Presbyterian church and Eastern Star. She was born in 1872. Survived by husband – Harry T. Daugherty; one daughter – Miss Mary E. Daugherty, her mother, brother and two sisters of Munday.

Davidson, John W., Col. - 1881
The Rural Citizen
Thursday, June 30, 1881
Our citizens were shocked to learn a day or two since the death of Col. John W. Davidson of the U.S. Cavalry, which occurred at St. Paul, Minn., on 28 May 1881.
Col. Davidson graduated at West Point in 1846 and was commissioned Brevet 2nd Lieutenant in the second dragoon, now the second Cavalry. He served through the war with Mexico with his regiment, and rose by degrees to the rank of captain which rank he held when the rebellion broke out. He served principally in the southwest during the war and was brevetted at various times for gallantry, having been made Major Geneteral in 1865. At the time of the increase of the army in 1866 he was appointed Lieutenant Colonel of the 10th Cavalry and served with that regiment until about two years since, when he was promoted Colonel of the Second Cavalry. He commanded at Fort Richardson from August 1866 to February 1868, and was beloved by everyone who knew him. His family has the sympathy of every one who was acquainted with them.

Davidson, M.M., Mrs. - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, August 2, 1923
Mrs. M.M. Davidson died at her home Sunday after a long illness and was laid to rest in Oakwood cemetery.
Funeral services conducted by Rev. W.W. Robbins at the First Baptist church in the presence of a large number of relatives and friends.
Survived by two daughters – Mrs. A.F. Larner of Paris; Miss Effie Davidson of Jacksboro; step-son: E.M. Davidson of Jacksboro.

Davis, Cynnetha & Felicia - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, August 30, 1923
Mr. And Mrs. H.D. Davis of Burkburnett, but formerly of Jacksboro lost two of their little girls, whose deaths occurred a few days apart. One died on 11 August and the other 16 August 1923. Both of the children were buried at Cundiff.
[Felicia Roberta Davis: 21 July 1919 - 16 August 1923; Cynnetha Davis: 2 April 1922 - 11 August 1923, Cundiff cemetery]

Davis, M.J. - 1929
The death of M.J. Davis occurred at his home in Jacksboro Tuesday. Funeral service conducted at his home by Rev. C.B. Garrett, assisted by Rev. C.N. Wylie and Rev. A.R. Bilberry.
Mr. Davis was well known over Jack county having resided here since 1909 or more, and being for several years a city official and active in civic affairs. He was also a member of the First Christian Church and the Masonic Lodge. Surviving: Mrs. Davis and three daughters - Mrs. J.S. Newman of Wichita Falls, Mrs. J.E. Gresham of Mexia and Miss Lura Davis of Jacksboro.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, January 31, 1929

Davis, U.C. - 1910
U.C. Davis of San Saba country, who was on his way from Oklahoma died in Jacksboro Tuesday night. He was buried at the Truce cemetery. He left a wife and son and other relatives.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, August 25, 1910

Denman, Roger - 1909
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, December 23, 1909
Roger Denman was accidentally killed near Archer City last Saturday. Mr. Denman had just crawled through a wire fence and walked a few steps when his companion crawled through after him, his gun going off. His interment was in Oakwood cemetery.
Mr. Denman was a prominent young business man of Jacksboro belonging to the firm of The L.C. Denman Co. Survives: widow, 3 small children, large circle of relatives; parents and two brothers who reside in Bowie.

Dennis, J.E. - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 24, 1912
After a long illness J.E. Dennis passed away Thursday. His death was not unexpected to his family as he had been sinking rapidly for hours before his death.
Mr. Dennis had resided in Jacksboro for about nine years, coming her from Post Oak, the former home of himself and family. He was a member of an a deacon in the First Baptist church at Jacksboro, a Mason and Odd Fellow.
Mr. Dennis leaves three sons and one daughter, Mrs. Dennis having died four years ago[1908]. Robert the eldest son has been with the Gazette constantly for nine years except when in school; Roy and Earl have also been with the Gazette at various times and each of them and their little sister, Lula have the most sincere sympathy of all who know them.
Mr. W.W. Weatherford of Fort Worth was with his brother-in-law since Friday night.
The family, Rev. C.P. Welch, pastor of the First Baptist Church and a number of Jacksboro Masons left with the remains for Post Oak where the funeral services were in charge of the Masonic Lodge of Post Oak. The funeral sermon was preached by Mr. Welch.

Dennis, J.E., Mrs. - 1908
Mrs. J.E. Dennis died at her home in the west part of Jacksboro Saturday and was buried at Post Oak Sunday.
Mrs. Dennis had long been in ill health. She was a devoted Christian and a member of the First Baptist Church of Jacksboro.
She leaves a husband and three son and a daughter to mourn her loss.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, October 22, 1908

Dennis, Noah - 1911
J.E. Dennis was called to Bridgeport this week on account of the death of his uncle, Noah Dennis, who was numbered among the old citizens of Wise County, having located there after the Civil War.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 26, 1911

Derrick, W.B. - 1919
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, July 17, 1919
W.B. Derrick of the Wynn Hill country died Tuesday and was buried at Wynn Hill cemetery. In the death of Mr. Derrick that community loses one of its old citizens.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, July 24, 1919
Mountain Home News
The death angel visited the home of Mrs. Derrick and family and claimed his own – the beloved husband and father, last Tuesday. Mr. Derrick had long been a resident of Jack County.

DeSpain, J.A., Mrs. 'Jemima' - 1924
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, August 21, 1924
Mrs. J.A. “Jemima” DeSpain of Bryson, 98 years, 9 months, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Helvey Thursday. Mrs. DeSpain had lived at Bryson only 15 years and the earlier part of her life at Sherman. Six of her grandsons were the pallbearers. Burton Springs people who attended the funeral were: Mr. And Mrs. W.T. Helvey, R. O. Helvey, Ed Rankin, G.M. Helvey, Mesdames. Will Covington, Cora Folley, Alice Holm, Lilly DeSpain, Messrs. Joe Rankin, Jim Rankin, T.J. DeSpain, Louis Kanka, S.H. DeSpain, Lloyd Helvey and Floyd Helvey.

Devasher, Matilda E. - 1911
Mrs. M.[Matilda] E. Devasher died Friday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. E.[Edward] L.[Lee] Douglass, after an illness. She was buried in Oakwood cemetery. Funeral conducted by Rev. G.G. Alexander.
Mrs. De Vasher had for the past several years made her home with Mrs. Douglass. [tombstone: 17 July 1844 - 25 May 1911]
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, April 13, 1911

Dillard, Lucinda - 1902
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, July 10, 1902
Died at Wesley Chapel cemetery on 4 July 1902, while attending the unveiling of the monument erected to John Bolen by the W.O.W.. Mrs. Lucinda Dillard, wife of James M. Dillard.
Mrs. Lucinda Dillard was born in Etawah county, Alabaman, 3 December 1834. She was married to James M. Dillard, 19 February 1852. She was a true Christian and for many years a consistent member of the M.E. Church. She leaves her husband and four sons and a number of grandchildren.

Dippell, Nona - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
April 4 1907
Deaths
Nona Dippell, Bryson, 23 years
[no other obituary]

Dixon, A. - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, November 15, 1923
A. Dixon of the Pleasant Hill community died Sunday and was buried at Wynn Hill.
Mr. Dixon was another of the pioneers of Jack County and was well and favorably known over the county. He was a member of the Christian Church. Survived by wife and several sons and daughters, all of whom are grown and married.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 6, 1923
A. Dixon, an old time citizen of Jack County passed away at his home near Jacksboro, 12 November 1923 and was laid to rest in the Wynn Hill cemetery. Rev. W.T. Bacon officiating.
Mr. Dixon came to Jack County in 1880. He became a member of the Christian church in 1902.
Survived by wife; one sister – Mrs. Nannie Bryant of Shreveport, LA; seven children – Robert P., James A., Joseph O., and Floyd F. Dixon, Mrs. J.H. King, Mrs.J.S. Shields, and Mrs. Stella Conway; 16 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild all of whom live in Jack county.

Dodson, M.V., Mrs. - 1902
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 22, 1902
Mrs. M.V. Dodson of Antelope died Saturday. She had been a resident of Antelope for many years and her many friends deeply regret her loss and sympathize with her husband and family.

Dooley, Joe - 1889
Gibtown
Mr. Joe Dooley died a few days ago of consumption.
Jacksboro Gazette
March 28, 1889
Jacksboro, Jack, Texas

Drennan, G.W. 1884
The Rural Citizen
Thursday, February 7, 1884
G.W. Drennan of the firm of Drennan & Co., died of pneumonia last Friday at Weatherford. His remains were brought to Jacksboro and interred in Oakwood cemetery.
The Rural Citizen
Thursday, February 14, 1884
Obituary
Died – G.W. Drennan, at the residence of his brother-in-law, J.K.P. Morris in Weatherford, Texas, after an illness.
G.W. Drennan was born in Caldwell county, Kentucky on 13 February 1848 and died on 1 February 1884.
G.W. Drennan, our esteemed townsman and friend.
Survived: wife; daughter, just three years old;
[no stone was found]

Duke, Jeff - 1924
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, April 10, 1924
Jeff Duke, a former resident of Jack County died at Addington, Oklahoma last week and was buried in Oakwood cemetery. Rev. J. Thomas Brown officiating. Mr. Duke is survived by Mrs. Duke, four children, his mother – Mrs. Frances Duke, 3 sisters – Mrs. W. Stewart, Mrs. H.J. Hensley and Mrs. Angie Duke, all of Jacksboro.

Duke, W.W. - 1911
W.W. Duke
The remains of W.W. Duke were brought in Friday from Oklahoma where he died. The interment took place at Oakwood cemetery, Rev. J.H. Whisnant conducting the services.
Mr. Duke was an early settler of Jack County, but for years had resided in Oklahoma with his son, Stonewall Duke. Those accompanying the remains from Oklahoma were Mrs.[Frances] Duke, Mrs. Henry Hensley, Mrs. Angie [Duke] Manning, Mr. And Mrs. Stonewall Duke, Mr. J.[James] C. Duke.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 18, 1911

Dunlap, R.C. - 1884
The Rural Citizen
Thursday, February 7, 1884
R.C. Dunlap, Justice of the Peace of Precinct No. 4, died of pneumonia last Friday.

Durham, Ora - 1904
Ora Durham, 1 year, 6 days, died this past week.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, March 3, 1904

Durrett, W.T. - 1899
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 16, 1899
W.T. Durrett, 19, died with small pox at the Metcalf mine, Clifton, Arizona, 21 February 1899. He leaves a father, three brothers, two sisters, who live near Vineyard and a host of friends scattered over the state of Texas.

Dwight, Marion Cooper - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, November 28, 1912
Mrs. Marion Dwight, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. C.C. Cooper of
Jermyn died in Fort Worth 20 November 1912.

Dycus, Lola Wells - 1929
Mrs. Ralph Dycus, formerly Miss Lola Wells, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Wells, died Wednesday at her home in San Antonio. The remains will arrive Friday and interment will take place in Bryson, by her baby that died some time ago.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, April 25, 1929

Eastburn, Edward - 1900
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, August 30, 1900
Edward Eastburn died Monday [27 August 1900] in Philadelphia, the home of his ancestors[he was living with his nieces], and was buried in a cemetery [Friends Buckingham Meeting House cemetery] near Philadelphia by the side of his father and mother.
Mr. Eastburn came to Jacksboro in 1870 with a very small capital. Here he laid the foundation for his fortune, estimated at one million dollars. He was for many years a prominent figure in Jacksboro business circles, and at the time of his death, he was the largest stockholders in the First National Bank of Jacksboro and the Merchants and Planters Bank of Sherman.
Mr. Eastburn was here about two months ago and was well satisfied with the improvements of the town as well as those of his own on the west side of the square.
He was a great traveler, having visiting every state and territory in the union, Cuba, Alaska and the Philippines. He had visited evey city of importance in the United States and every nation in Europe and climbed the highest peacks of the Alps. In his visits to the cities in manufactories were his favorite resorts.
[Edward was the son of Samuel and Mary Wilson Eastburn. Edwards was born in Solebury, Bucks County, Pennsylvania on 9 January 1831. He went to Texas in 1850 and was a merchant with interests in real estate, brokerage and banking. He spent his summers in the north. He never married].

Easter, M.E., Mrs. - 1931
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 1, 1931
Mrs. M.E. Easter, one of the pioneer families of the Wynn Hill community died at her home [paper washed out].

Easter, Mr. - 1993
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 9, 1893
Several deaths have occurred recently in the Wynn Hill neighborhood, said to have been from meningitis or spotted fever. Mr. John Parrish lost a daughter, 12 years, and Mr. Kennedy a son. Mr. Easter also died from the same disease. Other wise, the health of the country is good, except the usual colds incident to the changeable spring weather.

Eastin, S.E., Captain - 1911
Captain S.E. Eastin
The town was saddened, but not surprised at the announcement of the death of Captain S.W. Eastin Thursday.
Captain Eastin came to Jacksboro soon after the close of the Civil War, from Missouri, his native State, and had remained a citizen of Jacksboro continuously since that time. In years gone by he was one of the prominent business men, and did much for the upbuilding of Jacksboro in many ways.
He had been a consistent member of the Methodist church for a number of years, having been converted at the revival meeting held in Jacksboro by Abe Mulkey, at which time he immediately joined the church of his choice. He leaves two daughters, Mrs. N.E. Atkinson and Mrs. J.A. Rickles, his wife having died a few years ago. [His wife was the daughter of
Major Henderson Horton]
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, July 13, 1911

Edwards, Mrs. - 1902
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, June 26, 1902
Mrs. Edwards, an aged lady of Gibtown died 11 June 1902.

Eiland, James, Mrs. - 1881
The Rural Citizen
Thursday, March 24, 1881
Whitt
Two deaths in the neighborhood of Stampede Springs, Mrs. James Eiland and a young man by the name of William Hammer.

Ellis, W.I. - 1909
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, January 14, 1909
W.I. Ellis, died at his home near Jacksboro Tuesday. Mr. Ellis was a citizen who was highly respected by all who knew him.
W.I. Ellis died at hims home, two miles north of Jacksboro 13 January 1909. He left surviving his wife, Mary Ellis, and the following named children - Charley, Lemmie, Edgar, Manie, Anns, William, Zella, Alvie and Davie Ellis.
He was born in Bonham, Texas, 3 May 1864, and was therefore 44 years, eight months, and nine days old at the time of his death. He married Miss Mary Gray, daughter of our esteemed fellow citizen, W.C. Gray, 30 December 1883. The deceased had been a resident of Jack County about 18 years. For many years he has been afflicted with paralysis. Hihs death therefore was not unexpected. At the age of 22 he joined the Christian church, but at the time of his death belonged to a sect known as the "Restitutionists." W.I. Ellis was a devoted husband, a loving father, loyal friend, a good citizen, what more could be said of any man?
Obituaries of the Jacksboro newspapers

Elliston, J.T. - 1898
J.T. Elliston died last Sunday at his home in Jacksboro, of pneumonia and typhoid fever after an illness of several weeks.
Mr. Elliston has for a number of years been a citizen of Jacksboro and a member of the First Baptist Church.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 1, 1898

Elliston, Z.T. - 1898
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, February 3, 1898
Death of Z.T. Elliston
Mr. Z.T. Elliston died of consumption at the Elliston Hotel last Monday. He had been in declining health for many months and while his friends realized that he must soon die his death was unexpected.
Mr. Elliston was one of Jack county’s most enterprising young men, and a prominent cattle dealer, being well known in all northwest Texas. In addition to his wife and three small children who have the sincere sympathy of all, he leaves a large number of relatives to mourn his loss.
The funeral took place at Oakwood cemetery which was attended by a large number of people.

Ellsberry, Gertrude Godby - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
October 24 1907
Died Mrs. T.W. Ellsberry died at Ordway, Colorado 18 October 1907 after a long illness. Mrs. Ellsberry was well known in Jacksboro and also in Jack County, as she had resided here many years, only going to Colorado last summer for the benefit of her health. She had many friends who sympathize with her husband and sons and daughters in their sorrow.
Jacksboro Gazette
November 7 1907
Obituary Mrs. Gertrude Godby Ellsberry died in the city of Ordway, Colorado, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J.B. Estes, Friday 18 October 1907.
She was born near Somerville, Tennessee, 24 December 1846, moved with her parents to Arkansas in 1857, where she was united in marriage, with Thomas W. Ellsberry September 1866; joined the M.E. Church when a girl; came to Texas in 1874; stopped in Johnson county; moved to Jack county in 1878. In June last past, on account of failing health she went to Colorado where she passed over the river to meet loved ones gone before. She leaves husband, two daughters – Mrs. A.J. Stoddard and Mrs. J.B. Estes; son – Albert Sidney Ellsberry. A true follower of the Master, she went to sleep in the everlasting arms.
She was buried in the cemetery at Ordway, the pastor of the M.E. Church conducting the funeral services.

Elmo, John T. - 1905
A man giving his name as John T. Elmo, stole a horse from J.M. Crandall of Gordonville, Grayson county, and traveled west. Sheriff Newman was notified to be on the lookout, and in a few hours he located the horse. The man had traded the horse to J.A. McCoy near Senate. After tradiing with McCoy - Elmo left for Young county. Sheriff Newman at once notified Sheriff Wallace of Young County to look out. The word soon came back to Newman that McCoy's horse was there in the hands of Sheriff Wallace. A horse and saddle was found on the bank of Salt Creek which showed to have been in the water. The people in the vicinity made search for a man whom they supposed might have been drowned and found a man in Salt Creek. Papers on his person indicated that his name was John T. Elmo.
J.M. Crandall and J.M. Shires of Gordonville identified the horse and took him away yesterday morning. McCoy's horse is in the hands of Sheriff Wallace of Young county awaiting for his owner to claim him.
Surely the way of the transgressor is hard. Yet the drowned man may have been an idle loafing boy with a fairly good parentage, but was left to the mercies of the world for his training like thousands of boys today.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, June 1, 1905

Enlow, Mr. - 1903
Mr. Enlow died April 3rd with cancer of the lower jaw and throat. Hence one of our old and respected citizens has gone from us. He leaves a wife and several children to mourn their loss.
Jacksboro Gazette
April 16, 1903
Jacksboro, Jack, Texas

Evans, Joe - 1902
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 16, 1902
Cundiff Dots
Joe Evans died at his home in Cundiff last Tuesday and was buried by the Masons in Cundiff cemetery. He was a Christian, having been a consistent member of the Baptist church for many years. He leaves a wife, five children and a host of friends to mourn his loss.
Mrs. Ora Wilson of Weatherford came to attend the burial of her father, Joe Evans.

Evett, Thomas W. - 1924
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 8, 1924
Thomas W. Evett, son of Mr. And Mrs. G.E. Evett of Bryson died 24 April 1924 at Fresno, CA. Tom was a volunteer in the World War, serving in France for a year. Since then he has traveled extensively over the West. The corpse was brought to Bryson for interment. Survived by parents, brother – Ed Evett; four sisters – Mesdames Leona Ballow, Lora Smith, Fannie Nolan, Dora Box. Mr. G.E. Evett requests that any one who served with his son to write him at Bryson, Texas, especially does he want to hear from Tom’s captain.

Ewing, James Nelson - 1896
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 23, 1896
James Nelson Ewing was born 31 May 1866 in Labette county, Kansas, near Oswego; died 18 January 1896. When but a mere child, he accompanied his parents to Jasper county, Missouri where he resided four years; then emigrated to Madison county, Arkansas, remained there some four or five years, and again accompanied his parents to Jack county, Texas, in 1875, where he lived until he died.

Fant, Walter - 1930
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, TX
Thursday, September 11, 1930
Funeral services for Walter Fant, 33, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.S. Fant, president of the First National Bank of Weatherford were held Monday from Stephens Catholic Church at Weatherford. Fant died Sunday as the result of injuries sustained in an auto accident five miles west of Weatherford on the Bankhead Highway at 1 a.m. Friday when Miss Coral May Dunn, 21, of Mineral Wells, and Herbert Smith, 21, of Weatherford were killed it was said the trio were injured when Fant's sedan was wrecked.
Deceased is survived by his parents; 3 brothers - Charles, George and David, all of Weatherford; 3 sisters - Mrs. J.P. McFarland of Weatherford, Mrs. J.L. Worthington of Jacksboro, Mrs. R.P. Smith of South Carolina.

Farris, J.A. - 1909
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, July 29, 1909
J.A. Farris passed to the beyond at the home of his daughter, Mrs. James Baggett, 22 July 1909.
Bro. Farris first saw the light of day in Tennessee, 19 Oct. 1843. In 1861 he donned the uniform of gray and spent the first years of his early manhood in defending what he believed to be the right and when the white angel of peace passed over our loved land he sticked his arms and did what he could to make the great nation one country, one flay.
August 1, 1891 the companion of his young manhood passed away and they now rest side by side in Wesley Chapel cemetery.
Survived: two daughters - Mrs. James Baggett, Mrs. A.L. Raper and one son - Thomas Farris.

Fickland, Mrs. - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, July 18, 1912
Mrs. Fickland of Willow Point died last week.

Fields, Verbie Fanny - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
March 7 1907
Deaths
Verbie Fanny Fields, 23 years, Feb. 13, Bryson
[no other obituary]

Files, J.W. - 1929
After an illness J.W. Files of Bryson died early Monday at Graham and was buried at the Cottonwood cemetery [near Bryson]. Funeral services conducted at the Bryson Methodist church by Rev. E.C. Carter and Rev. C.N. Wylie.
Mr. Files had spent most of his life in Jack county until about eight or nine years ago when he moved to Truscott, Knox County, where he resided until last month when he returned to Jack County locating at Bryson.
For several years Mr. Files was county commissioner from precinct Number one, and was one of the most highly respected citizens of Jack County. He was a member of the Presbyterian church. Surviving - widow; 1 daugther - Mrs. B.B. Jones of Bryson, son - A.A. Files of Jacksboro; 2 granddaughters.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, March 21, 1929

Finch, Infant of Bert & Bell - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
September 5 1907
Deaths
Infant of Bert and Bell Finch, Newport, August 17

Fisher, Children of C.L. - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, February 22, 1923
Fisher Children Dead
William Breech received a message Friday from C.L. Fisher of Yuma, Ariz., stating that both of their children had died with pneumonia. Mr. And Mrs. Fisher have many friends in Jacksboro who sympathize with them in their bereavement.

Fisher, Infant of Mr. & Mrs. C.L. - 1924
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 13, 1924
The infant child of Mr. And Mrs. C.L. Fisher died at the home of its parents Sunday and was buried at Oakwood cemetery with Rev. E.H. Coburn officiating.

Fite, Mrs. - 1881
The Rural Citizen
Thursday, August 4, 1881
Mrs. Fite, a sister of J.A. Wall, who has been on a visit at Mr. Wall’s, died after a long illness on Tuesday.

Flores, Senora - 1929
Senora Flores, a Mexican woman of Graford died Monday and was buried in Jacksboro on Tuesday.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, November 14, 1929

Foreman, D.H., Mrs. - 1900
Mrs. D.H. Foreman, died Sunday [1 April 1900] and was buried at Oakwood cemetery Monday. The funeral was conducted by Rev. Young of Sunset.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, TX
Thursday, April 5, 1900

Foreman, Eula - 1899
Deaths
Eula, oldest daughter of Mr. And Mrs. D.H. Foreman, born 13 December 1881, died 4 March 1899 of meningitis. Interment at Oakwood cemetery. Service conducted by Rev. A.W. Young of Sunset.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 5, 1899

Foster, S.H. - 1929
S.H. Foster who lived southwest of Perrin died Sunday. He was taken to Denton for burial.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, January 3, 1929

Fowler, J.C. - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 16, 1912
Resolutions of respect
J.C. Fowler of Jacksboro Modern Woodmen Camp No. 12441
Tom M. Marks
E.E. Young
Robert W. Murphy
committee

Fowler, Tuck - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 21, 1912
A death that caused much sadness was that of Tuck Fowler who died at his home on Los Creek Saturday only a few days. He was buried by the Modern Woodmen camp of Jacksboro where he held membership. Rev. Joe Berry preached the funeral service. Mr. Fowler was a young man who numbered his friends among all who knew him, and that was many, for he was brought in Jack County and had spent the greater part of his life here. His funeral was largely attended, many going out from Jacksboro where he was well known. He left his wife, children and parents who have the sympathy of all in their sorrow, and he will be missed wherever he was known.

Fox, Gladys Maude - 1929
The family of Miss Gladys Maude Fox, 22, have the sympathy of the people of Jack County because of her death which occurred at the family home, 9 June 1929.
Miss Fox was a consecrated Christian and active member in the Baptist church and was secretary and one of the teacher in the Sunday School.
Funeral services conducted at Winn Hill by the pastor, Rev. D.M. Denison, assisted by Rev. Lonnie King of Wellington, Rev. W.W.W. NeSmith of Bridgeport, former pastors and Rev. A.R. Bilberry, Jacksboro Baptist church pastor. Survived: parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.B. Fox, 1 brother - Bertram Fox; 3 sisters - Mrs. Olan Hanna, Mrs. Ed Bunnell, Miss Ara Fox.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, June 13, 1929

Frank, Olin - 1899
Resolutions
The removal by death of Olin Frank, the little son of brother and sister Roland.
We tender the bereaved parents and family our sympathy in this their hour of trouble.
Order of Church 15 April 1890.
S.H. Marshall, A.J. Morrow, J.T. Tarrance, - Comm.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, June 15, 1899

Franklin, Lena - 1893
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, July 6, 1893
The sad news came to town Saturday of the death of Miss Lena Franklin Friday at her home near Christian. Miss Franklin had for several years been a pupil in the Jacksboro college, and by her winning disposition had won many friends in Jacksboro who were deeply grieved over her death.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, July 13, 1893
In Memoriam
Miss Lena Franklin passed quietly away at her home near Christian 20 June 1893. She was 19 years old 4 April 1893 and was baptized into the fellowship of the Christian church 4 August 1892; just blooming into womanhood and the gardener claimed his own.
And now to the sad and lonely father I would say, while I know your heart is broken and bleeding over the loss of this precious flower, remembers he was not yours, but only lent to you for a few brief years to cheer you on life’s journey.
Leila Hoskins

Freeman, U. - 1929
U. Freeman, formerly of Perrin and father of Floyd Freeman of Perrin, was buried in Perrin Sunday. Funeral services conducted by Rev. H.B. Chambers of Perrin and Rev. Porter of Mineral Wells. Mr. Freeman, 64, a member of the Methodist Church, and an honest man. Survived by 9 children - Floyd of Perrin, Mrs. Audrey Holdman, Mrs. Mary Thetford, Mrs. Ina Eliston of Crosbyton, Mrs. Kate Shawn of Yuma, AZ; Mrs. Opal Brondnax of Tulsa, OK; Urlan Freeman of Ada, OK; Cecil and Fay Freeman of Mineral Wells and his wife.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, January 24, 1929

Frost, W.H.  - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 3, 1912
W.H. Frost, only son of Mr. And Mrs. W.S. Frost died
Tuesday after an illness. Some time ago he was operated
on for appendicitis.
Mr. And Mrs. Frost have only resided in Jacksboro since
the building of the G.T. & W. on which road Mr. Frost
is an employee but they have the sympathy of many in
the loss of their only son.
Funeral conducted by Rev. J.H. Mallard with interment
at Oakwood cemetery.

Fulcher, J.W. - 1929
After a stroke of paralysis in January 1924, J.W. Fulcher passed away Tuesday. Funeral conducted at the home by Rev. A.R. Bilbery, pastor of the First Baptist church, who was assisted by Rev. J.A. Matthews of Bellevue, a former pastor and close friend, and Rev. C.B Garrett, pastor of the Jacksboro Methodist church. the burial service of the Masonic Lodge was conducted at the cemetery.
Mr. Fulcher was a native of Dallas county, cming to Jack County with his parents as a small boy. he was one of the leading teachers of Jack County for several years and was Jack County Superintendent for three terms. He was a member of the Baptist church, formerly a Superintendent of the Sunday School and a Knight Templar Mason.
Survived: widow; 1 son - J.W., Jr. of Dallas; 2 daughters - Mrs. Tom Hutson of Dallas, and Katherine and a little granddaughter; his mother - Mrs. S. Fulcher of Wichita Falls; 5 brothers - Jesse S. of Wichita Falls, R.B. of Post Oak, James N. of Electra, Elmer L. of Wichita Falls; Joseph E. of Bowie; 3 sisters - Mrs. Lucy J. Gibbin of Dustin, OK; Mrs. Annie M. Wofford of Iowa Park; Mrs. Mary E. Wofford of Wichita Falls.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, November 21, 1929

Fuller, Bertie May - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
January 24 1907
Deaths:
Bertie May Fuller, 17 years, Post Oak, Jan. 5
[no further obituary]

Fulmer, W.D. - 1930
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, TX
Thursday, September 11, 1930
W.D. Fulmer died in Archer City Monday from injuries received when thrown from the fender of a moving auto when the car hit a sand bed on the Scotland road Sunday.
Funeral held at Henrietta. Survived by his wife and several children.

Gage, Mrs. - 1860
Dallas Herald
December 5, 1860
Fron the Frontier
Three families killed in Jack County
By last Wednesday's Western mail, we received as extra from the White Man office, dated November 27th, containing the letter from Captain Hamner given below, brought to Weatherford by a special messenger. An endorsement on the back of the extra, from the pro tem of the White Man, says: “The half is not told. I fear the people are all murdered.” An appeal is made to the citizens of this county for aid; and we believe a company will be made up here to proceed at once to the scene of the massacre.
Jacksboro, November 26, 5 p.m. I am requested by the citizens of this place to ask your immediate assistance. The Indians have murdered three families within four miles of our town and proceeded in the direction of Briscoe’s a mile from the others, and the presumption is, all are
murdered at that place, as the smoke is plainly seen rising from their burning houses. Never before have we seen so much anguish men, women and children, the mangled corpses at the houses of Mrs. Gage, Mr. Landman and Mr. Hays. Such outrages have never before been committed in our county. I do hope that every man who will turn out, will bring as much breadstuffs and ammunition as is convenient, and remember the pack mules and horses. Let no man hesitate who wishes our people well. This is a time of need with us, and to the brave spirits of Parker we have
assistance, for if you were needed now is the time. H.A. Hamner.

Gahagan, J.T. - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, July 11, 1912
It is with deep regret that we tell of the death of J.T. Gahagan which occurred Saturday.
Mr. Gahagan had been sick a short time before his death, which was the result of that dreaded disease, typhoid fever. He had been unconscious since the previous Sunday and during this time little hopes of his recovery was entertained. He was a good man and held the highest esteem of all who knew him. He was a good man and held the highest esteem of all who knew him. He was a good man and held the highest esteem of all who knew him. He leaves seven sons and daughters, the youngest of whom is a daughter, 15 years of age.
Sunday, the remains were followed by a large concourse of sorrowing friends and relatives to the Wesley chapel cemetery and placed beside the  beloved wife who preceded him to the great beyond several years ago. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Lipscomb. – Jermyn News

Gahagan, Joseph - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
January 3 1907
Resolutions of Respect
By Camp R.E. Lee to the Memory of Comrade Joseph Gahagan of Senate, Jack County, Texas
The subject of this sketch Comrade Joseph Gahagan, was born in Tennessee, 17 February 1842 and died 26 October 1906.
Comrade Joseph Gahagan enlisted in the Confederate services early in the war between the states and always expressed a patriotic devotion to our cause which
he had so bravely defended until all hope had vanished, therefore be it Resolved, by the brotherhood of Camp R.E. Lee, that in the death of Comrade Jospeh Gahagan we have lost one of our most worthy members, our county, one of its best citizens and his wife, a devoted loving companion. To her and the relations we extend our heartful sympathy. May God give them grace and strength
to bear this sad ordeal.
J.F. Middlebrooks, J.A. McCoy, W.C. Groner _Committee

Garner, Andrew Carl - 1919
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 23, 1919
The death of Andrew Carl Garner occurred at San Antonio 16 October 1919. Mr. Garner has been ill for several months, having contracted the disease which caused his death while in the army. His parents, Mr. And Mrs. A.J. Garner, who had been called to San Antonio on account of his illness, had the remains of their son brought to Jacksboro, his old home, for interment.
Funeral took place at the Methodist church. Dr. John R. Allen, pastor officiated assisted by Rev. J.A. Matthews.
Dr. Allen, in his sermon, paid a fitting tribute to the worth of the young man who had been summoned to answer the last roll call. Mr. Garner had not resided in Jacksboro since the war as he went into business at Sharon, Oklahoma, after he received his discharge from the army and remained there until he was taken ill, when he was taken to San Antonio, his relatives and friends hoping that he might be restored to health.
Pallbearers were selected from former soldiers who served in the war.
Mr. Garner leaves his wife and baby, his parents, brothers and sisters. All the brothers and sisters were present except Newton, who is with the American Army in Germany. Dr. F.E. Garner of Dalhart, Mr. And Mrs. Daniel Garner of Sharon, Oklahoma; Mr. And Mrs. Wiley Lamm of Dalhart, Mrs. Tom Carpenter of Detroit, Michigan, George Garner, also his cousin, Mrs. F.N. McClure of Wichita Falls, Mrs. Garner’s parents, Mr. And Mrs. Stephens of Sharon, Oklahoma.
Mr. Garner grew to manhood in Jacksboro.

Garner, Infant of Mr. & Mrs. A.J. - 1884
The Rural Citizen
Jacksboro, Jack county, Texas
Thursday, June 5, 1884
The infant child of Mr. And Mrs. A.J. Garner died last Friday and was buried in Oak Wood cemetery.

Garoway, H.B. - 1902
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, July 31, 1902
Antelope News
H.B. Garoway died last Sunday after a long illness. Mr. Garoway had been living here but a short time, but his earnest piety had won him many friends and admirers who mourn his loss. His children were taken to Arlington by their uncle who lives at that place.

Garrison, J.N. - 1902
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 2, 1902
Another Landmark Gone
J.N. Garrison died at his home yesterday. Mr. Garrison had long been in feeble health before his attack of fever. He was one of the old pioneers of Jack County. Steadily the old timers passing away.

Garvin, Henrietta - 1911
Mrs. W.[William] L. ["Henrietta"] Garvin died at Mineral Wells Monday[9 October 1911]. Her husband and daughter, Mrs. J.W. Dickson were with her, and a message was sent for her son and daughter, Emmett Garvin and Mrs. J.W. Morton in Jacksboro.
Funeral was held in the Jacksboro Methodist church conducted by Rev. C.C. Young, Mrs. Garvin’s pastor and interment took place at Oakwood cemetery.
Mrs. Garvin was a woman of sweet Christian character, a most devoted member of the Methodist church where she will be sadly missed by the entire membership.
She leaves her husband, two daughters – Mrs. J.W. Morton and Mrs. J.W. Dickson, one son – Emmett Garvin. Roy Morton, Mrs. M.H. Eggleston and Mrs. Sam Randolph, grandchildren of Mrs. Garvin, came, having been called on account of her death.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 19, 1911

Gaskin, Sarah E. Stark - 1924
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, November 20, 1924
J.W. Gaskin received word that his mother had died at the home of her daughter in Indiana. The body will be returned to Jack County for burial which will take place at Finis.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, November 27, 1924
Sarah E. Gaskin, daughter of John and Sarah A. Stark, was born 1841 and died 1924; aged 83 years. She departed this life at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Patten of Farmersburg, Indiana, Sunday.
She was a member of a family of 11 children – four sisters and seven brothers – all of whom have preceded her to the spirit land except one sister, Mrs. Nancy Huntwork of California.
In1860 she was united in marriage to E.C. Gaskin. To this union were born eight children, two daughters and six sons – Elizabeth Patten of Farmersburg, Indiana, Ora Swift of Terre Haute, Frank of California, Webster (deceased), John, Wade, Charles (deceased) and Harry, all of Texas.
Her husband departed this life at their former home in Texas several years ago. Their membership was severed from the Liberty congregation in Indiana and associated with the Church of Christ in their home congregation in Texas. Some time after the death of her husband she returned to Sullivan County, Indiana and to the home of her daughter, placing her membership with the Church of Christ in Farmersburg. Her Christian life was like a city upon a hill, it could not be hid. Her walk was in the way of truth and righteousness. She loved her neighbors, friends, relatives, and her family was all to her. She was a consistent Bible reader and called for a reading the day before she passed away. The reading was concluded with the beautiful words of Jesus to his disciples when he said, “let us go hence.”
The heart so full of love and faith, the gentle hand that waved good-bye seemed to indicate that the lips could only whisper softly “Farewell to mortality – welcome eternity; Jesus is mine.”
(Written by Mrs. Amanda J. De Vaun, an old friend and neighbor of Farmersburg, Indiana).

Gifford, Charlie L. - 1924
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 24, 1924
Antioch
Charlie L. Gifford died 16 January 1924, and was buried at Post Oak. Rev. S.A. Waldrop conducted the funeral service. Survived by his wife and four small children, all boys.

Ginn, A.V., Dr. - 1884
The Rural Citizen
Jacksboro, Jack county, Texas
Thursday, May 15, 1884
R.N. Atwell was in Monday and informed us that Dr. A.V. Ginn died last Friday on Willow Creek, four miles beyond Weatherford. He was on his way to Fort Worth with his spring clip of wool. Failing to get satisfactory prices at Jacksboro he went to Weatherford where he also failed and had started to Fort Worth where he died.

Gleason, Infant of Fred - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, February 22, 1923
Fred Gleason's infant died in Truce this past week and was buried at the Cundiff cemetery.

Glenn, Beulah Herring - 1911
Mr. And Mrs. L.[Lambert] J. Herring received the sad news Saturday of the death of their daughter, Mrs. Beulah Glenn of Amarillo. Mrs. Glenn died at Quanah Saturday[7 October 1911]. Her remains were brought to Jacksboro, the home of her childhood for interment. Mr. Glenn was accompanied by Mr. Grimes of Amarillo. Funeral conducted at the home of her parents, by Rev. C.C. Young, with interment in Oakwood cemetery.
Mrs. Glenn’s brother, James Herring, came in from Lubbock but arrived too late for the funeral.
As Mrs. Glenn grew to womanhood in Jacksboro and her parents and sister, Mrs. Emerson Tabor, and brothers reside here.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 19, 1911

Grant, T.C. - 1899
T.C. Grant was called from Jacksboro to Liberty Hill to see one of his children who was sick. The child died on Monday.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 9, 1899

Graves, Henry - 1931
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 15, 1931
Henry Graves, 45, died at his home last Friday. Burial at Cundiff by Rev. C.B. Garett, pastor of the Methodist church and Rev. A.R. Bilberry, pastor of the Baptist Church.
Mr. Graves was a native of Jack county, being a son of the late M/M M.A. Graves. He was a member of the Methodist church. Survivors: Mrs. Graves, 4 children – Robert, Lola Mae, Marion and Hazel Lee; 3 brothers; 4 sisters.

Graves, J.D. - 1908
Obituary
Little J.D. Graves, the baby child of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Graves, was born 23 February 1903 and died 28 February 1908. He was buried at Oak Glen, the old home of his parents. All his life he was a very delicate child, but his afflictions seemed to bind him closer to those who knew him.
Our sympathies for the grief stricken parents is great, because of the intimate friendship of parents and self for years. To the broken hearted parents and sisters and brothers, we would say take comfort from the fact that J.D. is not sleeping in city of the dead, but is a jewel in the city of God, there to shine forever.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, March 12, 1908

Graves, J.T. - 1898
J.T. Graves, who has been a citizen of Jack county for many years died at his daughter’s, Mrs. Nichols Saturday of pneumonia
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 1, 1898

Graves, M.A. - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 11, 1923
M.A. Graves, one of the pioneers of Jack County, passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. J.W. Lucas, in Jacksboro, 28 September 1923, and was buried at Cundiff by the Masonic order. Rev. R.L. Patterson preached the funeral sermon.
Mr. Graves was for many years one of the leading citizens of Jack county. He was greatly interested in the political affairs, and served the county for some time as commissioner from his precinct. He was also prominent in church work and was a devoted member of the Methodist Church and the Masonic Lodge.
Survived by four daughters and four sons: Mrs. J.W. Lucas, Mrs. Ed Laird, Mrs. Walter Riggs, Mrs. James Thorp, Henry, Bob, Lee and Sam Graves.

Gray, Elizabeth - 1900
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, August 23, 1900
Mrs. Elizabeth Gray of Oak Glen died Monday at the advanced age of 85 years. She had been a resident of Jack County since 1858.

Gray, Julia - 1911
Mrs. Julia Gray
The death angel entered the door of our Home Mission Society at Barton’s Chapel and took from our number our dear sister, Mrs. Julia Gray.
Mrs. Gray was born 5 November 1888, and died 14 June 1911. She was married to W.E. Gray, 31 August 1905, and to them were born two children.
Our society church, and Sunday school have been saddened, but our loss is her gain.
She was just 22 years of ago – just coming into the glory and beauty of womanhood. Little did we think last time she met in our little society, where was always her smiling face, that we should never see her there again forever.
She was a consistent member of the Methodist church and was faithful in her obligation to her church in all its work.
May the memory of her life be an inspiration to the bereaved relatives and serve to draw their affections upon that heavenly home where death and sorrow can never come.
Minnie Green
Mary Potts
Mrs. J.R. Williams
Committee
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, June 29, 1911

Gray, W.C. - 1909
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, September 2, 1909
W.C. Gray, died at his home nine miles east of Jacksboro, 17 August 1909. He was born in Colbert county, Alabama, 30 June 1844. He moved to Collin County, Texas in 1882 and resided there until he moved with his family to Jack county in 1896. He enlisted in the Confederate Army from the state of Alabama in the early 1860s and continued in active service until the surrender. That he bore himself gallantly in that memorable struggle goes without saying. No true, braver, defender of the cause of the Confederacy ever wore the Gray. He was a loyal friend, a loving and devoted husband and father a good citizen.

Gree, Horace Winston - The Graham Leader
Graham, Texas
Thursday, September 7, 1950
Horace Winston Gree, 48, former Jack County commissioner was killed Wednesday when the tractor he was driving overturned on his farm in the Barton Chapel community 12 miles southwest of Jacksboro.
Green was born in Barton Chapel community and served as Jack county commissioner in 1944-1948.
Funeral held at Memorial Christian Church with burial in the Barton Chapel cemetery.
Surviving: wife; four sisters - Mmes. T.N. Copeland and L.A. Ferguson of Jacksboro, S.P. Keith of Mission, J.S. Warren of Electra; brother - Robert Green of Jacksboro.

Green, Henry Clay - 1898
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, July 21, 1898
A Rough Rider Killed July 1st, Once Lived in Jack County
Cerrillos, N.M., July 14 – Henry Clay Green, eldest son of Mr. And Mrs. Richard Green of Cerrillos, Santa Fe county, New Mexico, was born 22 August 1866, at Meat Camp, North Carolina. At the age of six years [1872] he moved to Jack County, Texas, with his parents, where he remained for 10 years [1882]. At the age of 16 he moved with his parents to Cerrillos, New Mexico where he has since resided. He was educated at the Ottawa, Kansas University, and after leaving school followed mining, was foreman of the Stephenson & Bennett mine near Las Cruces, New Mexico. At the time of the first call for volunteers to go to Cuba, he held a position at the Ortiz mine, in Santa Fe, New Mexico at $3 per day, which he resigned [paper is taped and blacked out] Spanish entrenchments on San Juan hill in front of Santiago, Cuba.

Green, Virginia E. - 1910
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 20, 1910
Mrs. Theodore Green died Monday at the home of Mr and Mrs. J.W. Dodson on Carrolls Creek, where she had been visiting.
Mrs. Green was well known here, having resided in Jack county for many years.
The funeral of Mrs. Virginia E. Green was held from the Springdale Baptist Church. Rev. G.G. Alexander officiated.
Mrs. Green was born in Mason County, Missouri in 1856, became a member of the Christian church when she was 16 years old, (a splendid example to the world). She came to Texas when 21 years of age and has lived here almost continually since that time. She was the wife of Theodore Green, the mother of four children, two sons and two daughters. The father lives in Oklahoma, the children live in Jack County.
Interment in Springdale cemetery

Gregg, Carl - 1929
Carl Gregg was killed at a dance held at Jim Stephens' last Friday night. Jim Gowen has bene charged with the killing. Gowen is being held at the Jack County jail.
Survived: widow; several children.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, December 26, 1929

Grieves, R.P. - 1924
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, April 17, 1924
R.P. Grieves died at Holdingville, OK, where he held a responsible position with one of the large oil companies. The remains will be sent to his old home in New York for burial. Mr. Grieves is survived by his wife, who was formerly Miss Iva Leach of Jacksboro and his parents of New York.

Griffith, Mrs. - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, June 20, 1912
Mrs. Griffith of Vineyard passed away at the sanitarium in Fort worth the other day. She was well known and we all mourn her death.

Groner, J. Lee, Dr. - 1904
Dr. J. Lee Groner died Tuesday at the home of his parents.
Dr. Groner was a thorough and bright student in the Medical College at Knoxville, Tennessee., where he graduate last year.
Survived: wife, parents, brothers, sisters.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, September 15, 1904

Groner, Mrs. - 1911
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, November 30, 1911
The many friends of Mrs. Will Groner were shocked and saddened when they heard of the death Wednesday which occurred at her home near Senate Tuesday.
Mrs. Groner was an unusually bright and attractive women and had planned for herself a life of broad usefulness, but a Higher Power had planned otherwise and she is no more. Her husband has the sympathy of friends all over Jack county. The remains of Mrs. Groner will be taken back to Dallas, her old home, for interment.

Groner, William Christopher - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, September 26, 1912
Will[William] C.[Christopher] Groner died last Friday[20 September 1912] at the home of his father, W.C. Groner of Loving. He had been ill for many months and his death was unexpected. His remains were brought to Jacksboro, the old home of Mr. Groner, where he resided during his early life.
Service held at the Baptist Church conducted by Rev. R.C. Taylor of Graham.  Interment in Oakwood cemetery.

Gully, Pete - 1930
Pete Gully 74, died at his home Sunday and was buried in the Willow Point cemetery. He lived at Perrin.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, May 22, 1930

Gunter, Ben, Mrs. - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, February 15, 1923
Mrs. Ben Gunter died early Sunday at the family home two miles northeast of Jacksboro and was buried at the Los Creek cemetery. Funeral conducted at the home by Rev. C.E. Robbins.
Survived by husband; six children; 1 brother, 1 sister.

Haag, H.L. - 1929
H.L. Haag, of Midland, was buried in Jacksboro Sunday, following his death which occurred at his home on Friday. Services conducted by Revs. E.C. Carter of Bryson and C.B. Garrett of Jacksboro and S.P. Farler of Lewisville.
His death was from pneumonia and was a great shock to his friends. He was reared in Jack County, south of Jacksboro and was in the stock farming business here for many years and recently when he moved to Midland and was employed by the city water works department. He was a Knight Templar, Mason and an active member of the Methodist church.
Surviving: widow, who is a daughter of Mrs. Eleanor Oliver; 4 children - Oliver, H.L., Jr., Phylis and Evelyn; his father - E. Haag; 2 brothers - Ed L. of Abilene, B. Frank of Midland; 2 sisters - Miss Bertie Haag of Jacksboro and Mrs. Y.E. Douglass of Dallas.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, February 21, 1929

Hackley, Bruce - 1899
In memory of Bruce Hackley
On 30 March 1899, an angel was sent from the courts of the glory land to the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Hackley to convey the sweet spirit of little Bruce to heaven. He was buried at Oakwood cemetery.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 5, 1899

Hackley, Etta - 1898
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, April 21, 1898
The little daughter, Etta, of Mr. And Mrs. J.P. Hackley died last Friday.

Hackley, J.P. - 1919
J.P. Hackley, passed away at his home Saturday, 18 January 1919 of pneumonia. Funeral held in the Methodist church under the management of the Knights Templar and the Masons of which organizations he had long been an active and honored member. Dr. Allen, pastor of the Methodist church, of which Mr. Hackley was a member preached the funeral sermon.
In the death of Mr. Hackley Jacksboro loses a citizen who will long be missed by all. He will be missed by the businessmen as he was always at the head of every worthy enterprise that was for the best interest and progress of the town. He will be missed in educational circles as he is at all times was one of the most active supporters of the public school, serving as trustee for many years. He was always a liberal contributor to church and works of benevolence. All of these obligations consumed much time for a man who had the extensive business relations that Mr. Hackley held, he being manager of the Jacksboro Mill and Elevator Company and the Jacksboro Light Plant, and a director of the First National Bank. The Jacksboro Mill and Elevator plant had been under the management of Mr. Hackley from the time it was built in 1898 to the time of his death, and had by him been developed into one of the finest mills of its capacity in Texas. He understood thoroughly his business and!
labored incessantly to make of it a success and in this he was amply rewarded. He was a man of most pleasant demeanor and won for himself personal friends of all with whom he had business transactions as well as those in social and educational circles.
Mr. Hackley was born in Missouri, and came with his parents to Parker County in 1879. He was married to Miss Mary E. Kutch in Parker County.
Mrs. Hackley and her sons and daughters who survive him have great sympathy of friends in Jacksboro and Jack County, but also Weatherford and Graham.

Hagan, Mary - 1908
Mrs. Mary Hagan was born in Indiana, 8 March 1855. She professed faith in Christ and united with the Primitive Baptist church in 1886 and lived a consistent Christian life until the Lord called her home, 5 September 1908. She leaves a husband and children and many friends to mourn her loss and we can only say, "Weep not as those who have no hope."
F.M. Cheek
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, September 24, 1908

Haire, Charley - 1924
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, July 31, 1924
Charley Haire of Cundiff died at his home near Cundiff Monday and was buried at that place Wednesday. Mr. Haire was one of the leading citizens of Cundiff. Besides his immediate family he is survived by a number of other relatives.

Haire, Harold Lamont - 1930
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, October 23, 1930
Harold Lamont Haire, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Haire, died at Burkburnett last Friday. He was attending school at Burkburnett. Survived by his parents, three brothers - Oscar, Joe and Dave; two sisters - Miss Lela and Mrs. Ethel Corey.

Haire, Infant of Mr. & Mrs. C.A. - 1899
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, April 13, 1899
Cundiff Notes
Died on Saturday, 1 April 1899, the infant child of Mr. And Mrs. C.A. Haire. The remains were interred in the Cundiff cemetery with Rev. Shufler officiating.

Hale, Greer - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
July 18 1907
Death
Greer Hale, 1 year, 1-1/2 months, July 5th, Newport

Hall, C.N.  - 1929
C.N. Hall of Joplin, 24, died in Mineral Wells Wednesday night following an operation for appendecitis. The remains were returned to his home. Survived: widow; 2 small children; mother - Mrs. W.H. Hall; 1 brother - Charley; 5 sisters - Mrs. Jim Hicks, Mrs.Jake Erwin, Mrs. Frank Erwin, Mrs. W.T. Eldridge and Mrs. Burch Gilliland, all of whom reside near Joplin, except the last two named.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, October 24, 1929

Hall, Jonas, Mrs. - 1929
Mrs. Jonas Hall, mother of Mrs. J.P. Wilson of the Perrin community was buried at Oran, 23 February 1929. Quite a number of Perrin people attended the funeral.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, February 28, 1929

Ham, Henry & Payton - 1893
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, November 9, 1893
A.L. Ham lost two children on Saturday, aged three and a half, and five years, from croup. They died within two hours of each other. This is indeed, a sad bereavement, and widespread sympathy is felt for the parents in their hour of trial.
[Payton Ham: 1888 - 5 November 1893; Henry Ham: 1889 - 5 November 1893. Children were buried in the Ham cemetery. There was no stone found in the cemetery]

Ham, James L. - 1911
James L. Ham died 17 March 1911.
Funeral held at Oakwood cemetery.
In the death of Mr. Ham a representative and a son of one of the very oldest families passes away. This family came to Jack county before the civil war and had a splendid home on the head of Keechi, which land still belongs to members of the family, but the home owas broken up by the Indians, in the days following the way when they were depredating on the frontier of Texas, stealing and killing everything on the border.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 30, 1911

Hamilton, Son of Walter - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
August 1 1907
The little 10 year old son of Walter Hamilton who lives in the Burton Springs
neighborhood was killed Tuesday by being kicked by a horse.
[no other obituary]

Hammer, William - 1881
The Rural Citizen
Thursday, March 24, 1881
Whitt
Two deaths in the neighborhood of Stampede Springs, Mrs. James Eiland and a young man by the name of William Hammer.

Haning, John O. - 1930
John O. Haning, 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Haning of Bryson, was killed by an auto Friday. Funeral services conducted at Post Oak by Rev. W.W. Robbins, pastor of the Bryson Baptist church.
John and some of his playmates were driving a car on the highway and he either fell or stepped off of his car and fell in front of a car passing at that time. He lived only a short time afte the accident occurred. Survived by his parents, a sister and five brohters.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, January 2, 1930

Hardesty, J.W. - 1900
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, February 1, 1900
J.W. Hardesty of Greenwood, Wise County, died 29 January 1900 at Vineyard where he had come for his health. He was brother-in-law to D.S. Aynes of Jacksboro.

Hardin, Lucy L. - 1930
Mrs. Lucy L. Hardin, 78, died Wednesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. B.C. Thompson. Funeral conducted by Rev. A.R. Biberry. Survived: 3 daughters, 2 sons - Mrs. O.S. Hill of Kansas City, MO; Mrs. Ida Lauderdale of Elk City, OK; C.B. Hardin of Burkburnett; Mrs. B.C. Thompson of Jacksboro; Wilson Hardin of Wichita Falls, brother - J.R. Rogers of Jacksboro. The remains were transported to Mangum, Oklahoma for interment.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, April 24, 1930

Harmon, M.E., Mrs. - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, February 8, 1912
Mrs. M.E. Harmon quietly fell asleep in Jesus 25 January 1912, aged 80 years, 3 months, and 14 days. She leaves an aged husband, seven children and a host of relatives and friends to mourn her death. They grieve over her loss but they do not weep as those who have no hope knowing that she rests in that place of eternal bliss where there is no sorrow, death or parting. Weep not for our loss is her eternal gain.
A Friend.

Harmonson, Infant - 1893
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 26, 1893
Mr. Harmonson lost an infant child Sunday, which was laid to rest in the cemetery.

Harper, Lizzie Aynes  - 1904
Mrs. Lizzie Harper of El Paso, sister of Mr. D.S. Aynes of Jacksboro died at her home Monday. Her remains were brought to Jacksboro for interment in Oakwood cemetery.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, September 22, 1904

Harper, Paul - 1904
December 9, 1904, Paul Harper, the eight year old son of Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Harper of El Paso died. In company with a young friend he was riding on a tram car used in the stone quarries at the foot of Mount Franklin, and he fell, landing on his head, which resulted in almost immediate death. Mr. and Mrs. Harper have many relatives and friends in Jacksboro.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, December 15, 1904

Harrell, May - 1895
The Jacksboro Gazette
July 18 1895
Died.
Miss May Harrell died at her home near Gertrude July 5, 1895. Having attended school in Jacksboro for some time Miss Harrell had many friends here who sympathize deeply with her parents and relatives in their great bereavement.

Harrison, John - 1930
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, TX
Thursday, September 11, 1930
John Harrison died at his home in the south part of town, Tuesday. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. A.R. Bilberry at the Frist Baptist Church and interment was in Oakwood cemetery. Survived b y widow; 3 daughters - Mrs. D.L. Johnson, of Memphis, Mrs. C.G. Johnson of Perrin, Mrs. G.T. Higgenbotham of Jacksboro; a son - Claude Harrison of Olney.

Hart, M.P., Mrs. - 1908
Again the death angel has visited our community and church and the home of our beloved Brother Hart, and has taken our death sister Hart from us. In her death the church has lost a noble member, Brother Hart a kind wife, the children a loving mother. Although we weep, but not as those who have no hope. We commend the weeping ones to the Lord who doeth all things well. We know that our untimely loss is her eternal gain.
Sister M.P. Hart was born 2 July 1849. She was the companion of brother, J.T. Hart, 36 years, was a consistent member of the Missionary Baptist Church 34 years, and left the cares of this world for that home that awaits the faithful in Christ, 16 January 1908.
Sister Hart leaves behind a husband and six children to mourn her loss. We commend them to God. "Where your treasure is there will your heart be also."
Done by order of the Friendship Baptist Church.
F.M. Cheek
J.E. Pickett
T.A. Miller
Committee
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, March 19, 1908

Hartness, C. Dan - 1929
C. Dan Hartness of Weatherford, salesman for the C.D. Hartness Wholesale Grocery Company of Weatherford, died in Jacksboro Tuesday from heart trouble. The remains were taken to Weatherford for burial.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, December 19, 1929

Hawke, L.C. - 1902
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 30, 1902
Lon Saltars has been to Chico to attend the funeral of his brother-in-law, L.C. Hawke, who was killed at Handley 23 January 1902 by the Fort Worth & Denver. Mr. Hawke was an old railroad man.

Hawkins, H.F., Mrs. - 1930
Mrs. H.F. Hawkins, a member of one of the pioneer families of Jack county, died at her home at Chico, 24 April 1930. funeral conducted by Rev. W.W. Robbins of Chico and Rev. J.L. Ward of Decatur. Survived: 2 brothers - John A. Moore, E.B. Moore of Jacksboro; four sisters - Mrs. Edwards of Henrietta, Mrs. Yeakley of CA, Mrs. M.G. Nelms and Miss Fannie Moore of Jacksboro; her immediate family.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, May 1, 1930

Hayhurst, Louisa Jane, Mrs. - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, July 18, 1912
Mrs. L.J. Hayhurst of Elm Grove community died Sunday and was buried at Carroll Creek cemetery. Funeral conducted by Rev. Lonnie King.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, July 25, 1912
Mrs. Louisa Jane Hayhurst, was born in Missouri, 15 October 1837, therefore at her death, 15 July 1912, she had reached the age of 75 years and 9 months.
She came to Texas with her parents in early childhood. In Denton County, 7 September 1865, at the home of her father she was married to S.J.K. Hayhurst. She joined the M.E. Church with her husband about 40 years ago.
One son – John Hayhurst; daughter – Mrs. Turner of Uvalde; step-son – W.M. Hayhurst of Wellington; brother – Sam Young survive her.
Two years of ill health and months of suffering she is at rest.
Almost her last request was that the Bible truths be read to her and that a song be sung.

Hays, Mr. - 1860
Dallas Herald
December 5, 1860
Fron the Frontier
Three families killed in Jack County
By last Wednesday's Western mail, we received as extra from the White Man office, dated November 27th, containing the letter from Captain Hamner given below, brought to Weatherford by a special messenger. An endorsement on the back of the extra, from the pro tem of the White Man, says: “The half is not told. I fear the people are all murdered.” An appeal is made to the citizens of this county for aid; and we believe a company will be made up here to proceed at once to the scene of the massacre.
Jacksboro, November 26, 5 p.m. I am requested by the citizens of this place to ask your immediate assistance. The Indians have murdered three families within four miles of our town and proceeded in the direction of Briscoe's a mile from the others, and the presumption is, all are murdered at that place, as the smoke is plainly seen rising from their burning houses. Never before have we seen so much anguish men, women and children, the mangled corpses at the houses of Mrs. Gage, Mr. Landman and Mr. Hays. Such outrages have never before been committed in our county. I do hope that every man who will turn out, will bring as much breadstuffs and ammunition as is convenient, and remember the pack mules and horses. Let no man hesitate who wishes our people well. This is a time of need with us, and to the brave spirits of Parker we have assistance, for if you were needed now is the time. H.A. Hamner

Head, William L. - 1881
The Rural Citizen
Thursday, September 29, 1881
William L. Head, who was sent from Jacksboro to the insane asylum[Terrell, Texas], died there on 19 September 1881 of typho-malarial fever.

Heath, John - 1910
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, July 14, 1910
John Heath, was born 13 September 1875, and departed this life on 6 July 1910, at 34 years, 9 months and 23 days old.
He professed hope in Christ 16 years ago and joined the Baptist church in 1901, since which time he has lived a true and faithful Christian life.
He was a devoted husband and father, ever ready to lend a helping hand to the needy, and to do what he could for the cause of his Master.
He left a wife and three children.

Heath, R.J., Mrs. - 1924
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 2, 1924
Perrin News
Mrs. R.J. Heath died.
The Eastern Star of Jacksboro were well represented in the funeral services. Mrs. Heath's brothers, Lee Guthrie of Pilot Point, Charles Guthrie of Floydada were here to attend the funeral.

Helton, W.B. - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 6, 1923
W.B. Helton of Jacksboro died at his home Thursday and was buried at Oakwood cemetery.
Mr. Helton was well known over Jack county. He was for several years the county treasurer and had many friends who regret to hear of his death. Survived by several children, all of whom are married, large number of grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Hembra, Rosa - 1929
Rosa Hembra (colored), 49, died at her home in Jacksboro Sunday and was buried Tuesday. Survived: 1 son - Roy; 3 daughters.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, June 13, 1929

Henderson, A.L. - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, August 1, 1912
At his home in the east part of Jacksboro,
A.L. Henderson was taken ill and died Saturday.
Mr. Henderson had been in frail health for several months.
His family have the sympathy of the entire town.

Henderson, Lila - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, November 21, 1912
Mrs. Lila Henderson was born in Jack County 25 February 1888 and died 15 November 1912. She was raised near Union Point, her father, C.C. Weir, having resided on his farm there many years.
She was converted in 1902 and joined the M.E. Church at Dameron in August 1903, her membership being transferred to Center Point later. She was married to C.C. Henderson 25 October 1903.
She leaves her husband and three little boys. Her oldest, a little girl, passed to the beyond 10 March 1905.
As a girl she was loved by all who knew her; as a wife and mother she was loving, kind and true.

Henderson, R.H., Mrs. - 1930
Mrs. R.H. Henderson, 79, died at her home here 13 March 1930. Funeral was conducted by Elder Orb Fenter.
Mrs. Henderson was one of the pioneer women of Jack County locating here with her husband in the early days, and rearing a large family. Survived are her husband, two sons - J.H. and C.C. Henderson of Jack County; two daughters - Mrs. Clara E. Platt of Fort Worth and Mrs. Jessie Holt of Amarillo; also a large number of grand and great-grandchildren.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, March 20, 1930
Mrs. R.H. Henderson was born 22 November 1850, Rusk County, Texas, and died in Jacksboro, Texas 13 March 1930. She was married to R.H. Henderson, 24 December 1868. Ten children were born to this union, four of whom are living. There are 24 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren - two daughters - Mrs. Clara E. Platt of Fort Worth, Mrs. Jessie Holt of Amarillo, two sons - J.H. and C.C. Henderson of Jacksboro.
Mrs. Henderson was a woman of strong Christian character and unselfish motives, and though she will be missed by her loved ones and friends, we look up and thank God that such a dear woman lived in our midst and that we knew and loved her.

Henderson, Samuel - 1883
The Rural Citizen
Thursday, October 25, 1883
Samuel Henderson, 79, of Ross Valley died last Saturday after an illness of 30 days.

Henderson, Thomas H. - 1883
The Rural Citizen November 29 1883
We regret to learn that Mr. Thomas H. Henderson, a former resident of Jacksboro died at his home in Crafton, Wise County, a week ago 20 November 1883 from a stroke of paralysis at the age of 63. _Mr. Henderson came to Texas from Tennessee in 1870 and had been a resident of Jack County, for about five years, until last year, when he moved to Crafton, where he went into business with his son, James Henderson. _He was a thoroughly religious man and assisted in establishing the Presbyterian church of Jacksboro in 1876, being its first Elder, and that church greatly felt his loss when he moved to Crafton. _In April 1883, his lost his only daughter, Mrs. Mollie H. Brown to consumption at Lampasas. _Survived by widow; three sons.

Hendrick, B.C., Professor - 1898
The Graham Leader
Thursday, June 2, 1898
In Memoriam
Professor B.C. Hendrick passed from death into eternal life in Nogales, Arizona, on 15 May 1898, leaving a wife and two small children. He was at one time a professor in the Baptist College of Jacksboro, well known and respected. He was a Mason and was buried by the Masons in the Masonic cemetery at Nogales. He was a Confederate veteran and the last roll call has come to him and we trust, in the beautiful city of God (who called him friend here) shall meet him again.

Hensley, Callie - 1904
Miss Callie Hensley died Wednesday, 16 November 1904. She was a sweet and attractive young lady, the youngest daughter of Mrs. John Hensley. A large family of relatives mourn her death and many friends will miss her from where she had always been known since infancy.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, November 17, 1904

Hensley, Charles - 1924
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, April 17, 1924
Charles Hensley of Fort Worth was brought here from Fort Worth for burial in Oakwood cemetery. Mr. Hensley was one of the pioneers of this section of the state and is well remembered by all of the old time residents.

Hensley, Charles, Mrs. - 1899
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, August 31, 1899
Died
Mrs. Charles Hensley, daughter of C.W. Cooper, died in Fort Worth last Thursday and was buried in the Oakwood cemetery. Jacksboro has been the home of Mrs. Hensley's father's and husband's families from the early pioneer days and many of them have been buried here from time to time. They have a large number of relatives among the old families who sympathize with them in their bereavement. Those who came up with the remains were Mr. Hensley and his daughter Mrs. Thomason and Mrs. Boaz of Fort Worth.

Hensley, Douglas - 1889
Scarlet Fever
Douglas, little son of Mr. And Mrs. Hick Hensley died Sunday of scarlet fever and was buried the next night. The death was unexpected as he had been ill for a few days. The symptoms of scarlet fever only developed the day before he died. This was the first case ever in Jacksboro and a large number of children were exposed before this case had sufficiently developed for the physicians to determine the disease.
The parents have the sympathy of a large number of relatives and friends.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, July 20, 1889

Hensley, Forest, Mrs. - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 12, 1912
Mrs. Forest Hensley died very suddenly 4 December 1912 from heart failure. She had been sick for some time with typhoid fever. She was buried in Oakwood cemetery, Rev. J.F. Alderson conducted the funeral.
Mrs. Hensley leaves her husband and many relatives.

Hensley, J.A., Mrs. - 1924
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, August 7, 1924
Mrs. J.A. Hensley died in Fort Worth last Sunday. The operation for appendicitis and galls stone was successful but the disease had gone too far for recovery. Mrs. Hensley was the wife of John A. Hensley who died in Jacksboro about a year ago. Survived by one daughter and three sons – Mrs. Fane Owens, Malcolm, Roy and John Hensley. Funeral held at the home and interment at Oakwood cemetery followed immediately Rev. J. Thomas Brown pastor of the First Christian Church conducted the services.

Hensley, Kate - 1910
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, April 28, 1910
Mrs. Kate Hensley died 24 April 1910 at the home of Mr and Mrs. J.B. Wells.
Mrs. Hensley was the wife of the late John Hensley, and was a daughter of one of the oldest pioneer families of one of the oldest pioneer families of Northwest Texas, one that in the years gone by saw many of the deprivations belonging to the settlement of a new country. She was long a member of the Methodist church and the funeral service was conducted by Rev. O.T. Cooper, pastor of her church.
Mrs. Hensley leaves a large family of children and grand children.

Hensley, Lola - 1899
Died
Lola, the little daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Hick Hensley died last Thursday with scarlet fever as her little brother died a few days before. The parents have the deepest sympathy of all in their bereavement of the loss of their only son and daughter in so short a time.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 11, 1899

Hensley, Louie - 1900
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, February 22, 1900
Louie, baby girl of Mr. And Mrs. J.A. Hensley died Friday.

Henson, Jack, Mrs. - 1900
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, August 23, 1900
Mrs. Jack Henson, died at the home of her brother, L.I. Hensley of Jacksboro last Saturday. She had returned from the Panhandle a short time ago with the expectation of dying soon, having suffered for some time with consumption. Her family have the sympathy of a large number of relatives. The funeral took place Sunday at 10:00 and was conducted by Rev. C.B. Carter.

Henson, Joseph T. - 1900
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, June 28, 1900
A Good Man Has Gone From Us
Joseph T. Henson, died at his home in Jacksboro, 16 June 1900 of measles. He was one of the oldest families of Jack County, having come here in old Indian days..
'Uncle Joe Henson,' as he was familiarly called, was a native of Texas, born 6 December 1841. He was married to Miss N.C. Bridges in 1872. They lived happily together until his death, and of this union there were born 10 children, two of whom are dead. He had been a Christian for more than 25 years, joined the Methodist church soon after his conversion, and was a faithful consistent member of the church where he lived. His great delight was to attend his church meetings and to help in every good word and work. His voice was often heard in the public prayer service.

Henson, Mary Lee - 1902
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 20, 1902
Miss Mary Lee Henson, daughter of Mrs. Callie Henson died last Tuesday and was buried at Carroll Creek cemetery where many of her relatives are buried. She was an estimable young lady, a consistent member of the Christian church, and her mother and brothers and sisters have the sympathy of many relatives and friends.

Henson, Mrs. - 1897
Mrs. Henson, mother of Joseph T. Henson, of Jacksboro, died at the home of her son, Sunday, [30 January 1897], at the age of 80 years. Mrs. Henson has long been a resident of Jacksboro, and was among the old settlers of Jack. She was a consistent member of the Methodist Church and was a very regular attendant at all the services of her church until her feebleness from her age prevented her going out. Her death was sudden but not unexpected.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Jack County
Thursday, February 4, 1897

Hickman, Hannah - 1893
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 7, 1893
Mrs. W.A. "Hannah" Hickman died at her residence in Howard Valley on Sunday, of pneumonia after an illness of about 10 days.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 28, 1893
Mrs. Hannah L. Hickman, who died at her home 3 December 1893, was born in Jefferson county, Tennessee, 3 December 1836; moved to Hamilton county in her youth; was married to W.A. Hickman, 11 October 1861; moved to Texas in 1870, locating near Acton, Hood county and afterwards to Parker and Wise, then to Jack County in 1881, where she has since resided. Deceased was a member of the M.E. church. She was a good kind of mother, and in every walk of life enjoyed the confidence of all who knew her. As the sun went down we laid her to rest.
A Son
[Hannah L. Hickman, wife of W.A. Hickman: 3 December 1836 - 3 December 1893. She was preceded in death by her husband, W.A. Hickman, 17 February 1884. They are buried in the West Fork/ Trinity cemetery]

Hickman, Infant - 1929
The infant of Mr. and Mrs. Hickman of Ryan, Oklahoma, was buried at Prairie Branch, Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Hickman recently moved from Newport, Jack County.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, January 31, 1929

Hickman, William - 1884
The Rural Citizen
Thursday, February 21, 1884
William Hickman died last Sunday – he resided on West Fork.

Hilburn, Claude Irene - 1911
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, November 16, 1911
Claude Irene, the little daughter of Mr. And Mrs. W.C. Hilburn, who died in Dallas Thursday was brought here for burial Friday, interment taking place Saturday.

Hilburn, R.S., Mrs. - 1924The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 22, 1924
Mrs. R.S. Hilburn, wife of one of Clay County's pioneer settlers, died Friday at the home of her son, Dr. R.E. Hilburn of Wichita Falls.
Funeral and burial held at Antelope, the old family home. Rev. C.M. Sampley of Jermyn and Rev. E.H. Coburn of Jacksboro officiated.
Mrs. Hilburn is survived by her husband, 3 sons – Dr. R.E. Hilburn of Wichita Falls, W.C. Hilburn of Dallas, F.F. Hilburn of Terline; daughter – Mrs. T.C. McCloud of Graham. Mrs. Hilburn had lived near Antelope 45 years. She was visiting her son at the time of her death which was caused by pneumonia.
[list of survivors is inconsistent with the mortuary records of her husband, R.S. Hilburn who would die 6 May 1948].

Hilburn, Wallace - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
March 14 1907
Deaths
Wallace Hilburn, Dodson, 1 years, March 3, Antelope
[no other obituary]

Hill, Newt - 1904
Newt Hill, 19, was killed in the oil mill last Friday. He carelessly or thoughtlessly wrapped his foot in a slack belt, which tightened the belt and put it in motion. He then could not free his foot and was carried so rapidly that before the machinery could be stopped he was killed and badly mangled. Young Hill had gone to the mill to get work.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, December 22, 1904

Hilton, Laura P. - 1929
Mrs. Laura P. Hilton, who was formerly a resident of Jacksboro for many years, died at her home in Elmo, Wednesday. The remains were brought to Jacksboro for burial in the Oakwood cemetery, by the side of her husband, the late Pete Hilton. Funeral services will be conducted at the Methodist Church by the pastor, Rev. C.B. Garrett. Surviving: 2 sons - Baxter Honey of Lubbock; Warnie Hilton; 2 daughters - Mrs. Katie Griffith and Mrs. Mary Whitesides of Elmo
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, August 2, 1929

Hodge, Julia A. - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette February 21 1907
Died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. L. Stoddard, on 3 Feb. 1907, Mrs. Julia A. Hodge. Mrs. Hodge was born in Columbus County, Tennessee, 12 March 1825. A large part of her lift was passed in Kansas. In July 1903, she came to Texas on an extended visit; on 21 August 1904, she had a stroke of paralysis. She was baptized in the Lutheran church and while not a member of the church at her death, had led in exemplary life. She leaves a son in Washington, another in Michigan, and three daughters - Mrs. Wat Elliott of Humboldt, Kansas, the twins - Mrs. Spearing of Live Oak, Florida and Mrs. Stoddard of Jacksboro, Texas. Three generations - her grandchildren, grandchildren and great-grandchildren followed her to the grave, the house appointed for all living.

Holaday, J.S., Prof. - 1917
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Jack County, Texas
Thursday, April 26, 1917
Prof. J.S. Holaday, 67, died at his home in Byers Saturday of heart failure.
Prof. Holaday had been having trouble with his heart and with his kidneys. He had been able to attend to his duties as Superintendent of the Byers school till Tuesday.
Mr. Holaday was out of his room Saturday about her home duties, and he called her. She went to him at once but found him gasping for breath, and he was dead in a few minutes.
The body was brought to Henrietta and buried by the side of his child who died here a good many years ago. Funeral conducted at the Baptist church with Rev. F.A. Crutchfield, assisted by Rev. E.B. Moore and G.B. Carter, pastor of the Byers Methodist Church.
– Henrietta Independent

Holland, Edwards Maddox, Mrs. - 1905
Mrs. Edwards Holland of Indian Territory, died at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Maddox of Jacksboro, last Sunday. Her death was unexpected to all and her husband did not arrive until Monday. The interment took place at Oakwood cemetery. Mrs. Holland was well known in Jacksboro where she lived before her marriage. Survivors: husband, parents.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, March 2, 1905

Hollyfield, D.K. - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, April 5, 1923
D.K. Hollyfield of Jacksboro died at his home Sunday and was buried at Oakwood cemetery the same day, Rev. E.J. Bradley conducted the services.
Mr. Hollyfield was a well known and highly respected citizen of Jacksboro and was well liked by his acquaintances. Survived by son – H.W. Hollyfield; three daughters – Mrs. H.H. Porter, Misses Annie and Ruby Hollyfield.

Holmes, J.G. - 1919
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, February 20, 1919
Perrin News
Our town and community were shocked Tuesday at the sudden death of our esteemed citizen and friend, J.G. Holmes. Mr. Holmes was standing out in the street in front of his business house and fell dead. Dr. Woods announced that all earthly help was in vain. Mr. Holmes had been for many years a most devoted Christian, a consecrated man, a member of and steward of the Methodist Church, devoted husband and father, living for his family and friends. He was a successful dry goods merchant. Those who knew him best loved him most. He was a Mason and W.O.W. He is survived by his companion, and two children, Mrs. Collier of Troupe, and son, Gordon of Perrin. Mrs. Carr of Dallas, sister of Mrs. Holmes attended the funeral. Funeral conducted at the Methodist church with Rev. A.T. Bridges officiating. Services concluded at the cemetery by the Masonic order.

Holmes, S.E., Mrs. - 1911
Mrs. E. Rileys mother, Mrs. S.E. Holmes died at her home in Decatur 21 January 1911.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, February 9, 1911

Holt, Mr. - 1883
The Rural Citizen
Thursday, September 6, 1883
Last Thursday, Mr. Holt, an employee on the College was suddenly taken sick. The afternoon was very hot, the drinking water failed and when it arrived he took large draughts and died in four hours. The attending physician pronounced it sunstroke. This is the first case known of in this county.

Hood, Mrs. - 1910
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, September 29, 1910
Post Oak
Mrs. Hood, who was well known here died 19 September 1910. She had lived a long and useful life, being 81 years old at the time of his death. Her son, James Hood of Olney and daughter, Mrs. Mary Jones of Granbury attended the funeral. Mr. And Mrs. J.E. Wright of Prospect attended the funeral.

Horn, Mr. - 1902
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 16, 1902
Antelope Items
A sad accident occurred near Post Oak on Friday 3 January 1902. A young man by the name of Horn was shot through the body while loading his pistol, from the effects of which he died on Saturday 4 January 1902.

Horton, Henderson, Major - 1890
The Jacksboro Gazette
September 25 1890
In Memoriam
Died at Midland, Texas, on Monday, September 22, 1890, Major Henderson Horton, aged almost 70 years.
The subject of this sketch was born in what is now Missouri and thence, about the close of the late war to this state, residing in Dallas, Wise and Jack Counties, moving to the latter in 1867 or 1868.
Major Horton was a man that left the impress of the community he lived in and sharing the fifteen years that he resided in Jack county was a foremost and leading citizen in every enterprise that lended to the upbuilding of his town and county.

Horton, Thomas, Mrs. - 1919
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 23, 1919
Last Friday Mrs. Thomas Horton died at her home on North Creek after a short illness of pneumonia following influenza. She was buried at Oakwood cemetery.
Saturday, Mrs. Horton's mother, Mrs. Oetting, died and was buried at Oakwood cemetery. Mrs. Horton leaves her husband, 1 little daughter, 1 brother – W.C. Oetting; 2 sisters – Mrs. Charles McDowell and Mrs. J.D. Bynum.
Mrs. Oetting came to Jacksboro with her husband and four small children, but was soon left a widow in her new home. By her good management she built up quite a good business and had acquired a farm where she and Mr. And Mrs. Horton were living at the time of her death.
Mrs. Oetting was a Lutheran and was always very consistent and often expressed the wish that she could have the opportunity of attending services in her own church.

Huckabay, F.G., Mrs. - 1900
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 29, 1900
Mrs. F.G. Huckabay who had been ill for several months died last Friday. Her remains were taken to Denton, her old home, for interment. Her husband and little daughter have the sympathy of many friends in Jacksboro.

Hudson, Mary J. - 1909
Jacksboro Gazettte
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, June 10, 1909
Mrs. Mary J. Hudson died Monday in Fort Worth and the remains were brought to Jacksboro and taken to Cundiff for burial.
Mrs. Mary J. Hudson, nee Cox, was born in Jackson County, Missouri, 76 years ago, and came to Texas 50 years ago. She was married to W.J. Sanders and after his death she was married to Captain John A. Hudson in 1868. They came to Jack county in 1877, and resided in Cundiff community since that time, until 1906 when they moved to Jacksboro.
Mrs. Hudson has suffered with cancer for a number of years and this was the cause of her death.
She had been a long time member of the Methodist church and the pastor of the Methodist church at Jacksboro, Rev. O.T. Cooper, conducted the burial service at Cundiff.
Survivors: husband; son, two daughters.

Hughes, Infant of Mr. & Mrs. O.J. - 1910
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, September 1, 1910
The infant child of Mr. And Mrs. O.J. Hughes died 25 August 1910.

Hughes, J.M. - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, February 22, 1912
The town was saddened Wednesday when it was known that J.M. Hughes had passed away Tuesday. Mr. Hughes was in ill health. He was taken ill and died in about an hour. His death was a surprise and shock to his many friends all over town and Jack County where he was well known, having been a county surveyor for a number of years. He was a member of the Methodist church and a Mason and an old Confederate.
He leaves his wife and five daughters, Mrs. Will Haraughty of New Mexico, Mrs. C.M. Whipp of Tahoka, Mrs. J.K. Wester of Lubbock, Mrs. C.E. Patton of Menard, Miss Lettie Hughes.

Hughes, Nannie B. - 1917
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Jack County, Texas
Thursday, April 5, 1917
Mrs. J.M.[Nannie B.] Hughes has passed away on Saturday in Austin. Mrs. Hughes had for many years been a resident of Jacksboro, but after the death of her husband, J.[John] M. Hughes [20 February 1912], she with her only daughter, Miss Lettie Hughes, had made her home in Austin.
Mrs. Hughes was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian church, services were held at the Methodist church, being conducted by the pastor, Rev. R.N. Huckabee with interment in Oakwood cemetery.
Miss Hughes was accompanied by her cousin, Forest Smith of Dallas and Max Wymore of Austin to Fort Worth where she was met by her cousin, John Board of Mansfield, who came on with her to Jacksboro.

Humphrey, Anna - 1911
Mrs. Anna Humphrey
It is with deep regret that we, the H.M.S. of Barton's Chapel, learned of the death of our sister, Mrs. Anna Humphrey, who departed this life, 27 May 1911.
She had been a member of our society since its organization.
She had been a consistent member of the Methodist church for 22 years, being converted at the age of 11.
We join the stricken husband and loved ones.
Mary Potts
Minnie Green
Mrs. J.R. Williams
Committee
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, June 22, 1911

Hunt, P.H., Mrs. - 1883
The Rural Citizen
Thursday, September 6, 1883
Mrs. Hunt, wife of P.H. Hunt, died last Sunday of consumption and was buried in Oakwood cemetery. She leaves a husband, two sons, and three daughters to mourn her loss. Mrs. Hunt was a Christian lady of very amiable character, and the loss of her will be felt not only in her own family, but throughout the entire community.

Hutchens, Emeline Cameron - 1900
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, November 29, 1900
Mrs. Emeline Cameron Hutchens died 25 November 1900 at the home of her parents on Bean Prairie. She leaves an infant son.

Hutchinson, Lizzie - 1881
The Rural Citizen
Thursday, June 16, 1881
Henrietta – June 11
On the evening of 9 June 1881 the family of W.B. Hutchinson, of Archer City, was returning from a visit to friends in Montague County, when a thunder storm caught them in the head of Post Oak creek. W.B. Hutchinson's father, mother, sister and a Miss Cox of New Port, accompanied Mrs. Hutchinson and her children. The wagon was struck by lightning, the shock killing Miss Lizzie Hutchinson and Miss Cox and seriously stunning Mrs. Hutchinson. The old gentleman and one of the children were stunned, but soon recovered. The party was moved to the residence of Mr. Cobb where assistance was given. At last accounts it was feared Mrs. Hutchinson could not recover.

Hutto, Lizzie - 1908
Died.
Miss Lizzie Hutto died at her home in Palo Pinto County, 20 October 1908, Tuesday.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, October 29, 1908

Ikard, Milton, Mrs. - 1880
The Rural Citizen
Jacksboro, Texas
Friday, November 5, 1880
A lady named Ikard, wife of Milton Ikard of Henrietta died at the Horton House on Wednesday. The body was taken to her home in Henrietta.

Ireland, Johnie I. - 1881
The Rural Citizen
Thursday, December 1, 1881
Obituary
Died – Of congestion of the stomach and bowels, Johnie I. Ireland, son of William and Bettie Ireland, was sick only 24 hours. Age two years and eight months, the only son of the above, and was much beloved and doted upon, he has left many little friends and relatives about Newport to mourn his loss; but her loss is his gain.

Jackson, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Roy - 1899
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 12, 1899
The infant daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Roy Jackson died Thursday of diphtheria and was buried Friday. They have the sympathy of a large number of relatives and friends.

Jackson, George Walter - 1919
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 18, 1919
George Walter Jackson, infant son of Mr. And Mrs. Roy Jackson of Jermyn died Sunday. Funeral services held at the home of Hickman Hensley, brother of Mrs. Jackson and the interment took place in Oakwood cemetery.
[no stone was found in cemetery]

Jackson, Lydia - 1919
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, April 24, 1919
The Dallas news of Friday announced the death of Mrs. Lydia Jackson, mother of Roy Jackson of Jermyn. Mrs. Jacksboro was a member of the First Baptist Church of Dallas.

Jameson, Horam O.  - 1924
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 10, 1924
Horam O. Jameson of Fort Worth was brought here for burial in Oakwood cemetery last Friday. Funeral conducted at the residence of Mrs. Jameson’s sister, Mrs. F.G. Huckabay, 4 January 1924 with Rev. J. Thomas Brown, pastor of the First Christian Church. Survived: wife[Amno A. Jameson], who is a daughter of Mr. Aaron Lasater of Jacksboro; 3 children.
[30 January 1876 - 2 January 1924]

Jamison, Daughter - 1893
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, September 7, 1893
A little daughter, 18 months, of Mr. Jamison, who lives eight miles north of Jacksboro, was accidentally killed by the upsetting of a water barrel one day this week.

Jamison, G.W. - 1910
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, September 1, 1910
G.W. Jamison was born 16 December 1841, died 22 August 1910.
Brother Jamison was an old settler of Jack County, a noble citizen and a patient Christian. He leaves a wife, seven children and several grandchildren and a host of friends. He had been ill a long time and bore his affliction with Christian fortitude.
F.M. Cheek

Jenkins, James - 1919
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 2, 1919
Hugh Spivey received word of the death of his nephew, James Jenkins, which occurred at San Antonio. Mr. Jenkins was the second son of Mr. And Mrs. G.M. Jinkins [sic], both well known in Jacksboro. He had returned home from overseas when he was in service, during the war, belonging to the mechanical aviation corps.

Johnson, C.E. - 1929
C.E. Johnson died at his home in Jacksboro Saturday and was buried at Joplin, services being conducted by Rev. C.B. Garrett, pastor of the Methodist Church.
Mr. Johnson was for several years a merchant of Cundiff, moving to Jacksboro a few months ago. Survived - widow, 3 sisters; 1 brother; 3 grandchildren.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, June 13, 1929

Johnson, Daughter of Wade - 1908
Sparks Springs
The 14 years old daughter of Wade Johnson died this week of pneumonia.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, March 26, 1908

Johnson, Edna - 1893
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 30, 1893
Cundiff Dots
Little Edna, daughter of James Johnson died at the home of Mr. And Mrs. W.B. Johnson, 16 March 1893 and was buried at Howard Valley cemetery.

Johnson, Henry - 1893
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, August 31, 1893
Henry Johnson, colored, a son of 'Uncle Andy' Johnson, died a few days since at Henrietta of fever.

Johnson, Infant of Mr. & Mrs. Lowry - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, June 13, 1912
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Lowry Johnson died.

Johnson, Martha E. - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
May 16, 1907
Deaths
Martha E. Johnson, 57 years, Gibtown
[no other obituary]

Johnson, Mortimer, Mrs. - 1924
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, June 26, 1924
Word was received here Sunday of the death of Mrs. Mortimer Johnson which occurred at Fort Worth Saturday. Funeral services held at Coleman, Texas.

Johnson, Quincy - 1910The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, August 11, 1910
Quincy Johnson of Gibtown died Monday and was buried by the Woodmen. There is quite a number of cases of typhoid at Gibtown now.

Johnson, Twin Babies - 1900
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, September 6, 1900
The twin babies of Mr. and Mrs. E. Johnson died last Thursday and the other Tuesday from congestion.

Johnson, V.E., Mrs. - 1887
The Rural Citizen
Jacksboro, Jack county, Texas
Thursday, October 5, 1887
In Memoriam
Died – 30 September 1887, Mrs. V.E. Johnson, 34 years, one month, eight days.
Mrs. Johnson was born in Kentucky, 21 august 1853, was married to Evert Johnson, Jr., 14 May 1872, professed religion and joined the Baptist church at Jacksboro in September 1879. she was a kind and dutiful wife, a kind and good mother, one of the best of neighbors.
Survived: husband; six little children bereaved. She cannot come to them but they can go to her.

Johnson, W.B. - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
September 26 1907
Cundiff News W.B. Johnson died Saturday and was buried that afternoon. He leaves many friends who sympathize with his wife and children in their bereavement.

Johnston, A. Wade - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 20, 1923
A. Wade Johnston, died 23 December 1923. Mr. Johnston was born 25 January 1874 in Pike county, Ark. He came to Jack County at the age of 14 and lived here continuously, except one year at Coryell County where he went on account of the Indians.
Mr. Johnston was twice married, first to Miss Lynn and second to Miss Ann Audry of Parker County, who survived him. To these marriages, 11 children were born, seven of whom are lving, and all were at home at the time of their father's death.
Twenty-eight years ago, Mr. Johnston joined the Second Day Adventist Church and was faithful even until the end.
Mrs. Ella Marks Thomas

Jones, Aubrey - 1886
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, November 11, 1886
Aubrey, oldest son of Mr. And Mrs. T.M. Jones was taken sick last Sunday and died Tuesday.

Jones, Avis Elma - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
February 7 1907
Miss Avis Jones of Gertrude died Sunday night 2 February 1907, of pneumonia.
Jacksboro Gazette
March 7, 1907
Deaths
Avis Elma Jones, 19 years, Feb. 2, died at Gertrude

Jones, Clifford H. - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
July 4 1907
Clifford H. Jones died in Bowie 23 June 1907. He was well known in Jacksboro as he resided here with his father and mother several years ago, and was quite popular.

Jones, Elmyra - 1929
The remains of Mrs. Elmyra Jones, 81, were returned to Jacksboro for burial in Oakwood cemetery by the side of her husband, the late J.O. Jones. Funeral conducted at the home of her son, Gus Jones, by Rev. C.N. Wylie, pastor of the Presbyterian church. Survived: 3 sons - F.L. Jones of New York; Gus Jones of Jacksboro, W.S. Jones of Austin.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, May 2, 1929

Jones, J.O. - 1898
J.O. Jones died at his home on Sunday from congestion. Mr. Jones had been a respected citizen of Jack County for many years, and for several years had lived near Jacksboro where he had many friends.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 20, 1898

Jones, J.W. - 1900
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 8, 1900
Resolutions of Respect
God has called J.W. Jones, a member of the Blountsville Lodge, Alabama, but a citizen of Bryson community, Jack County, Texas, who departed this life, 16 January 1900, and was buried with Masonic honors by Mount Hecla lodge, No. 701, A.F. & A.M. therefore be it resolves.
That in the death of Brother Jones the Masonic fraternity lost a true and worthy brother, and his children a devoted father, and the community a good citizen.
J.M. McCloud
W.F. Bottoms
J.D. Whitehead
Comm.

Jones, Marie A. - 1899
Died at Fort Worth
The many friends of Mrs. Marie A. Jones of Jacksboro were shocked last Monday to find that she had died 12 November 1899 at Fort Worth.
Her remains were brought in on the train Monday for interment. Mr. Jones and her brother, J.C. Ames and his wife arrived that day.
The funeral service took place at the Presbyterian church of which she was an active member. The services were impressive. Rev. H.A. Howard officiated. Miss McNary sang 'Holy City' by Stephen Adams on request of Mrs. Jones. Interment was at Oakwood cemetery.
Mrs. Jones came here several years ago from Elmira, New York and was married to J.A. Jones a few years afterward.
Survivors: husband, brother.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 21, 1899

Jones, Mr. - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 13, 1923
Newport
Mr. Jones, father of Mrs. Jim Parker, died 6 December 1923.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 20, 1923
Newport News
Mr. Jones, 88, who had been blind for the past 10 years, died Thursday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. J.W. Parker. He was buried in the Newport cemetery.

Jones, T.J.L. - 1929
Mr. T.J.L. Jones, 90, died at his home in Jacksboro 12 September 1929. Funeral conducted at the Methodist Church and burial held at Wesley Chapel. Survived: several sons and daughters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren - total number of more than 140 descendants.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, September 19, 1929

Jones, W.A. - 1912
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, February 15, 1912
The news was received with much sadness Tuesday that W.A. Jones was no more. He had been suffering since Christmas with heart trouble and it was known several days before that the end was only a question of a short time.
Rev. S.D. Waldrop preached the funeral at the residence. The cemetery was officiating by the Masonic Lodge, of which Mr. Jones was a member and interred there with an impressive ritual. A large crowd followed the remains to their last resting place.
T.D. Jones of Cement, Oklahoma, came in Tuesday in time to be recognized by his brother. Two sons, Ilion T. and Norman Jones of Waxahachie, came in Saturday and son-in-law and daughter, Mr. And Mrs. Charles D. Wilkinson, were here from here from Wichita.
Mr. Jones was an old timer in Jack County and had a host of friends, - Baylor County Banner
Mr. Jones was a formerly a resident of Jacksboro and was a brother of Judge H.P. Jones, also formerly of Jacksboro. Mr. Jones married Miss Carey McKeehan, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. J.C. McKeehan, also former residents of Jacksboro.

Jones, Walter S., Mrs. - 1889
Died
Mrs. Walter S. Jones died at her home on College Street, Tuesday morning, January 29th, after an illness of many months. Her remains were interred in Oakwood cemetery Wednesday evening.
Mrs. Jones had long been an exemplary member of the Baptist church and had resided in Jacksboro for a number of years and had many friends who sympathize with the bereaved family.
Jacksboro Gazette
January 31, 1889
Jacksboro, Jack, Texas

Joplin, Mr. - 1896
Joplin
That venerable old gentleman Mr. Joplin passed away recently.
Jacksboro Gazette
March 5, 1896
Jacksboro, Jack, Texas

Jordan, Infant of Mr. & Mrs. Charles - 1924
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, July 24, 1924
Newport News
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jordan died and was buried here 6 July 1925. Rev. Wall conducted the funeral services. Mr. And Mrs. J.T. Bowden and Mrs. J.N. Brown of Vashti were here to attend the funeral.

Kapp, Hugo - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 18, 1923
Hugo Kapp, former resident of Jacksboro, died at his home in Oklahoma City, 30 September 1923.
Mr. Kapp was a native of Germany and was for many years a merchant and cattle man of Jacksboro and has many friends here who regret to hear of his death. Survived by wife; 3 sons; 3 daughters.

Keeble, Frances Taylor  - 1930
Mrs. Mack Keeble, formerly Miss Frances Taylor, died at her home in Laredo, Texas, from a lingering illness of enlarged heart, and was buried in Elgin, Texas. Survived by husband and one child, a daughter, 18 months old; her mother, Mrs. Daisy Taylor; 1 brother - Ozie Taylor of Amarillo, two sisters - Mrs. Archie Blanton of Memphis, Mrs. Vonnie Frank of OK.
Mrs. Taylor will make her home with Mr. Kemble and the child.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, May 8, 1930

Keir, W.B. - 1909
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, July 22, 1909
A very sudden death was that of W.B. Keir at the Methodist church Monday night. It was at the third quarterly conference and Mr. Keir was on the committee to examine the records. This was the last business of the meeting and his answer to the question about the records, was, "Yes, the records have been well kept." These were his last words. The conference had closed and the members were ready to leave the church and were bidding the presiding elder goodby, when without a moment's notice, Mr. Keir fell to the floor and only breathed a few times. His death cause quite a shock in town, as he was well known and had been at his usual place of business until closing hour that day.
Funeral service held at the Methodist church conducted by pastor, Rev. O.T. Coper and presiding elder, Rev. L.S. Barton.
Mr. Keir's remains were taken to his old home, Sedgwick, Kansas for interment.
Mr. Keir was an earnest Christian worked an active member of the Methodist church, and always found ready to do his part in all the walks of life where duty called him.
Mrs. Keir and little son, Alvin, were accompanied by Judge and Mrs. Sil Stark and A.C. Wood, Mr. Wood being sent by the Macabees of which order Mr. Keir was a member.

Kelly, G.W., Mrs. - 1931
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, February 12, 1931
Mrs. G.W. Kelly died Friday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C. Middlebrooks. Funeral held at the First Baptist Church of which she was a member. Rev. A.R. Bilberry officiating. Mrs. Kelly was born in Missouri and came to Texas when young and had lived in Jack County since 1909. Her husband, G.W. Kelly preceded her in death in 1917 and one child in infancy. Survived by six children: Winfred of Dallas, D.R. of Memphis, A.E. of Wellington; 3 daughters, Mrs. A.C. Cooper of Big spring, Mrs. C. Middlebrooks and Mrs. Acord of Jacksboro.

Kelly, Son of James - 1890
The Jacksboro Gazette
October 2 1890
A son of James Kelly, of Burton Springs, died Tuesday night. Aged nine years.

Kemp, G.P. - 1929
G.P. Kemp, 83, one of the pioneers of Jack county, died at his home Wednesday. Funeral will be conducted at the Methodist church by Rev. C.B. Garrett, pastor followed by Masonic burial ceremony. Interment in Wesley Chapel.
Mr. Kemp was a native of Tennessee, but for more than 50 years had been a citizen of Jack county, residing on his farm southwest of town since 1888, but for the past few years he had lived in Jacksboro. Survived by wife, a son - Guy Kemp and his wife, daughter-in-law - Mrs. Roy Kemp, and a granddaughter - Hazel Kemp.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, January 31, 1929

Kennedy, Lester - 1899
Veto Items
Lester, little son of Mr. And Mrs. John Kennedy died 24 December 1899. His remains were interred in the cemetery at Jacksboro. The parents have the sympathy of many friends.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, November 16, 1899

Kennedy, Son - 1893
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 9, 1893
Several deaths have occurred recently in the Wynn Hill neighborhood, said to have been from meningitis or spotted fever. Mr. John Parrish lost a daughter, 12 years, and Mr. Kennedy a son. Mr. Easter also died from the same disease. Other wise, the health of the country is good, except the usual colds incident to the changeable spring weather.

Keyser, P.B., Captain - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
October 24 1907
Resolutions of respect Headquarters Camp R.E. Lee No. 1314 U.C.V.
Captain P.B. Keyser, the subject of this sketch, was born in Page county, Virginia, 24 October 1834, where he remained till he was 18 years old, when he moved to California where he engaged in mining. In 1861 there was much sympathy for the Southern cause in California and the authorities in Richmond encouraged them to raise a few companies for the Confederate Army which they did, and Captain Keyser was elected to command one of them as captain. He had several skirmishes with the Federal troops returning home in 1868 and remain there until 1876, when he turned his face west again. He moved to Cooper County, Missouri, and in 1883 came to Jack County, Texas, In 1884 he married Miss Mary Cullers; four children were born to them, all of whom survive him. He died 27 September 1907, at his home near Bryson, and was laid to rest in the Bryson cemetery, mourned by his many friends and comrades – leaving positive evidence he has gone to that beautiful rest above. J.M. Maddox J.A. Hudson J.M. Hughes

Kieth, Elizabeth - 1888
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 29, 1888
Mrs. Elizabeth Kieth died yesterday, at the residence of her son-in-law, N. Atkinson. She will be buried this evening at Spring Dale.

Killebrew, F.J., Mrs. - 1886
In memory of our much esteemed sister, Mrs. F.J. Killebrew who departed this life June 19th, 8 p.m. Sister Killebrew was a devoted christian, a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian church, but her spirit has taken its flight to that land of rest where pain and death is felt and feared no more. Therefore be it resolved that we humbly bow to the will of our All Wise God who doeth all things well.
Resolved, that she has ever been a devoted wife and mother and society has lost one of its best advocates.
Resolved that Gentry's Mill Alliance has lost one of its best members and that we extend to the bereaved husband and children our heartfelt sympathies and condolence and point them to the God in whom she so much trusted.
Resolved, that a copy of those resolutions be sent to her bereaved husband and one copy be sent to the Rural Citizen with request to publish the names.
J.R. McMillen, G.F. Banowsky, J.H. Linn
Jacksboro Gazette
July 22, 1886
Jacksboro, Jack, Texas

Kinder, Samuel, Mrs. - 1910
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 3, 1910
Mrs. Samuel Kinder of Bryson died 24 February 1910. Her body was embalmed by C.O. Hess and held for burial until the arrival of her sons, W.H., E.F., L.L. and C.S. Kinder of Frederick, OK. All of her children, nine sons and two daughters, were present at the funeral. Mrs. Kinder's husband, Mr. Samuel G. Kinder had died nine months previous. The family have many friends who sympathize in the loss of their mother.

King, Jane Ray - 1911
God in his infinite wisdom saw fit to call from this life Sister J.H. King, 25 March 1911, at her home near Jacksboro.
She was formerly Miss Jane Ray and was born in Itawaba County, Mississippi, 11 December 1846, moved to Johnson County, Texas, with her parents in 1870 and was married to J.H. King in 1872. Her husband, two brothers, Messrs. S.T. and George W. Ray, six children – L.T. King, Rev. L.T. King, Mrs. Lilla Campsey, Mrs. Lula Bowen, Mrs. Josie Lowe, Miss Lee King; two sisters – Mrs. Lottie Gentry and Mrs. Rebecca Carney survive her.
Sister King was converted and united with the Baptist church when quite young and although an invalid and a great sufferer was a consistent Christian. The place which she hallowed was in the home where she taught her children Christian principles and lived to see them all converted and members of the church.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, June 15, 1911
Mrs. J.H. King of Elm Grove died at her home Saturday[25 March 1911] of paralysis. She was buried at Carroll Creek cemetery.
Mrs. King was a member of the Elm Grove Baptist church. She leaves her husband, 2 sons and four daughters, Rev. Lonnie and Mr. Luther King, Mrs. S.B. Bowen, Mrs. J.A. Love, Mrs. Ed Campsey of Knox County, Miss Lee King.
[no stone could be found in the Carroll Creek cemetery]
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, July 13, 1911

King, Paradine Cuma - 1911/1912
Mrs. Paradine Cuma King died at her home in the Pleasant Hill community Sunday [7 January 1912] and was buried in the family cemetery[King Family Cemetery] Monday, Rev. Matthews of the Christian church officiating. Mrs. King was a member of the Christian church.
Mrs. King had long been a resident of Jack county and years ago resided in Jacksboro, her husband was the Jack County Sheriff at that time. She leaves three sons and two daughters and a number of grandchildren.
[Born in Wilson County, Tennessee, 31 October 1847. She married William Meredith King 9 August 1865. He preceded her in death on 17 July 1885 and two children preceded her in death]
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 2, 1911

King, T.B., Mrs. - 1898
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, August 18, 1898
The remains of Mrs. T.B. King who formerly lived here, were interred at Oakwood cemetery on Monday. At the time of her death she was living at Ardmore. Professor King returned to Ardmore immediately after the funeral.

King, Von Burns - 1929
Von Burns King, 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sid King, who reside on the Carroll Creek ranch west of town, died in Graham Friday of pneumonia. Funeral services conducted at Cundiff cemetery.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, December 19, 1929

Kisor, Mr. - 1899
Cundiff News
Mrs. Effie Kisor came in from near Waco. Mr. Kisor died a few days ago and she returned to their old home.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 18, 1899

Klum, Cloyd Stone - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 20, 1923
Cloyd Stone, 2, son of Mr. And Mrs. Greer Klum, died at the home of Mr. And Mrs. Dallas Counts, 14 December 1923. Funeral services held at Oakwood cemetery.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 27, 1923
Cloyd Stone Klum was born 16 June 1921 and died 13 December 1923, making him nearly two and one-half years old. His death was caused from jaundice.
The Klum Family

Kmiec, Joseph - 1908
Died.
Joseph Kmiec died at Hotel Jacksboro last Friday morning, and was buried in Oakwood cemetery Saturday.
Mr. Kmiec was proprietor of Hotel Jacksboro at the time of his death, and was one of the most popular hotel men who has ever lived in Jacksboro. He was always kind and genial to his guests; to others he was an honest, high-minded gentleman, and had many friends in the town and with the traveling public. He was a member of the Catholic church, and was buried with the service of his church.
His wife and children have the sympathy of many friends in the town and country.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, February 27, 1908

Knox, C.C. - 1899
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, April 13, 1899
C.C. Knox, 72, one of Jack County's old and highly respected citizens, died Tuesday at the home of his son, D.L. Knox, where the funeral took place, Rev. H.A. Howard conducting the service. A large number of citizens were in attendance including a large number of the business men and old citizens.
Mr. Knox had for many years been a citizen of Jack county and had many friends who sympathize with the family.
[His wife, Melita J. Knox, preceded him in death on 27 October 1880. She died in Parker county at the home of her daughter. Melita and C.C. Knox were married 21 February 1849 in Tennessee.]

Knox, Emma L. - 1919
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, January 23, 1919
The shadow of sorrow again passed over Jacksboro Tuesday when it was announced that Mrs. James W. Knox passed away Monday.
Funeral held at the family home being conducted by Rev. J.A. Matthews.
There were many beautiful flowers which were a fitting tribute to the beautiful woman who in life was a great lover of them.
Among the out of town who attended the funeral were Mrs. C.C. Culton of Waco, sister of Mr. Knox, Mr. And Mrs. Chris L. Knox of Corsicana, Mrs. Maurice Johnson of Fort Worth, Mr. S.B. Hovey and Mrs. W.A. Durenger of Fort Worth.
Mrs. Knox was a Pennsylvania by birth, but with her marriage to James W. Knox, Jacksboro, Texas, became her home. She loved her home and her friends as few women do, and especially was she strongly attached to her old friends. Her beautiful home was always open, and a welcome from her that was delightful and will always be remembered.
Mrs. Knox had long been a member of the Presbyterian Church, and while she was not an active worker in Jacksboro's church societies and the clubs organized to develop all the best interests of the town, she was a most enthusiastic and liberal patron of each of them. She was a woman who was loved best by those who knew her best, and her friends whom she loved will miss her more than words can express, and her husband, James W. Knox and sister, Miss Alice Connor.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, February 13, 1919
In memory of Mrs. Emma L. Knox, wife of Mr. James W. Knox, who passed into eternity on Monday, 20 January 1919.
Mrs. Knox was a native of Pennsylvania, descended from one of the old and prominent families of Pennsylvania. Born at Mauch Chunck, she was reared in the beautiful city of Bethlehem, where the family removed in her early childhood.
She first visited Texas in the spring of 1877, as Miss Emma Lane Conner, stopping at Jacksboro, where her sister, Mrs. H.H. McConnell, then resided, in the olden days of frontier life and civilization, when this little village had but recently been abandoned as a United States Army Post.
Here she formed the acquaintance with her future husband, which was consummated in their marriage, some two years later, at the family home in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania on 27 February 1879.
Her married life, for a period of nearly 40 years was spent among the people of Jacksboro; a woman of rare attainments, queenly grace, and cultured manner, kind, gentle and generous in all the relations of life, considerate and always extremely thoughtful of the welfare and happiness of others, she attracted admiration so that 'none knew her but to love her.'
A member of the Presbyterian Church in Jacksboro, she was for many years one of its active and prominent workers.
For many years, since the death of their mother, she and her sister Miss Alice Connor, had been constant and inseparable companions, and the constant thoughtful attention which characterized her life in other spheres was beautifully illustrated in the devotion to her only surviving sister, who thus shared in her home life, and who is now left to share with the bereaved husband, in mourning her loss.
Miss Alice Connor is the last surviving member of her family, misses her most of all, and find the coming days the loneliest.

Knox, Melita J. - 1880
The Rural Citizen
Jacksboro, Texas
Friday, November 5, 1880
Died – At Springtown, Parker County, at the residence of her daughter, 27 October 1880. Mrs. Melita J. Knox, wife of C.C. Knox of Jack County.
Mrs. Melita J. Knox, was born in McMinn County, East Tennessee, on 10 November 1830. She was married to C.C. Knox on 21 February 1849, and in the fall of 1870 they came with their family to Texas, residing in Tarrant and Parker counties until about three years since, when they removed to this county. Mrs. Knox professed religion when 14 years of age and joined the Cumberland Presbyterian church, of which she was a consistent member until her death. It is seldom we are thrown in contact with anyone who was so estimable in every walk of life, as wife, mother, friend, neighbor, as the deceased; and the family of six sons and one daughter left behind her beat testimony as to how well she filled her place in the world. Her life work is ended, but her memory and influence remain in solace and comfort the sorrowing husband and family are left to mourn the loved one who has “gone before.”

Koger, Lee R. - 1930
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, September 4, 1930
Lee R. Koger killed in car accident
[newspaper was so washed out, you can only read the headline]

Kost, Phillip W., Professor - 1929
Professor Phillip W. Kost, 78, died Friday, 14 June 1929, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. C.A. Worthington.
Funeral conducted at the Jacksboro Presbyterian church by Rev. C.N. Wylie and burial in Oakwood cemetery.
Professor Kost was a native of Missouri and was form more than 50 years identified with the musical life of St. Joseph. He was a graduate of Central Wesleyan College of Warrenton, Missouri and after graduating was professor at the college. For many years he was organist and choir director of Trinity Methodist church of St. Joseph. Since coming to Jacksboro in 1925 Mr. Kost has been director of the Harmony Club and choir director of the Presbyterian Church.
Surviving: widow; 2 daughters - Mrs. C.A. Worthington of Jacksboro, Mrs. H.I.M. Lake of Los Angeles, CA; 1 son - Edward V. Kost of Los Angeles, CA; 2 sisters - Mrs. Lydia E. Krumme and Mrs. Emma H. Nahrung and a brother - John A. Kost, all of St. Joseph, Missouri.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, June 20, 1929

Kuykendall, Abe - 1911
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, September 14, 1911
The message came from Bellevue that Abe Kuykendall was dead. Mr. And Mrs. Kuykendall were on their way home from Amarillo where they had been for the benefit of Mr. Kuykendall's health and when they arrived at Bellevue he was unable to ranch home.
Mr. Kuykendall died of tuberculosis [12 September 1911] from which he suffered many months, but many of his friends believed that if he could be induced to go to the high, dry plains country he would be benefited. However, the results proved wise.
Mr. Kuykendall was one of Jacksboro's leading young business men and was always connected with the public enterprises of Jacksboro. He was a very popular man on account of his genial manner and had hosts of friends all over the country, belonging as he did, to one of the old families of Jack County. He was recently converted and just previous to leaving for Amarillo he joined the Methodist Church.
Mr. Kuykendall leaves his wife and five small children who will keenly feel the loss of a loving husband and father. He also leaves a brother and sister, A.B. Kuykendall of Bryson and Mrs. Tom Carter of Finis.
Funeral service held at the Methodist Church under the direction of the Masons, and the sermon preached by Rev. O.T. Cooper, of Wichita Falls, former pastor of the Methodist church at Jacksboro.
Interment in Oakwood cemetery.

Kyle, Charley - 1899
Charley Kyle
Killed by a Frightened Horse
Charley Kyle a young man about 14 years old, who has been staying with Tom Nash at Keechi, was thrown from a horse and killed on Monday. It seems that he had harnessed the horse to go after a plow and some 400 yards from the house, the horse began pitching throwing young Kyle off and entangling his feet. The horse being frightened began to run but soon stopped, when a dog ran up barking, started him again and it was not until after he had reached the house, jumping over three stone fences and dragging the boy after him that checked his speed.
The horse was seen from the house and the family hurried to the young man's assistance only find him dead and badly mangled.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 26, 1899

Laird, George V. - 1929
A pioneer citizen and cattleman of Wizard Wells, George V. Laird, died suddenly 4 September 1929 while riding his horse, looking after his ranching interests. Funeral conducted at Wizard Wells by Rev. D.M. Denison. Survived: widow; 4 sons - Will and Ellis of Wizard Wells, Vester of Mineral Wells, P.W. of Weatherford; 2 daughters - Mrs. Melvin Huffhines of Wizard Wells, Mrs. Rufus Sipes of Woodson; brother - J.T. Laird of Jacksboro
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, September 19, 1929

Landman, Mr. - 1860
Dallas Herald
December 5, 1860
Fron the Frontier
Three families killed in Jack County
By last Wednesday's Western mail, we received as extra from the White Man office, dated November 27th, containing the letter from Captain Hamner given below, brought to Weatherford by a special messenger. An endorsement on the back of the extra, from the pro tem of the White Man, says: “The half is not told. I fear the people are all murdered.” An appeal is made to the citizens of this county for aid; and we believe a company will be made up here to proceed at once to the scene of the massacre.
Jacksboro, November 26, 5 p.m. I am requested by the citizens of this place to ask your immediate assistance. The Indians have murdered three families within four miles of our town and proceeded in the direction of Briscoe’s a mile from the others, and the presumption is, all are murdered at that place, as the smoke is plainly seen rising from their burning houses. Never before have we seen so much anguish men, women and children, the mangled corpses at the houses of Mrs. Gage, Mr. Landman and Mr. Hays. Such outrages have never before been committed in our county. I do hope that every man who will turn out, will bring as much breadstuffs and ammunition as is convenient, and remember the pack mules and horses. Let no man hesitate who wishes our people well. This is a time of need with us, and to the brave spirits of Parker we have assistance, for if you were needed now is the time. H.A. Hamner

Lane, Azelle Lois - 1911
Last Sunday night, little Azelle Lois, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Elmo Lane of Springdale passed away after an illness of a few days. She had not been considered at all serious until a few hours before her death which was from acute indigestion. She was buried in the Springdale cemetery, Rev. Blanton of Oak Glen conducting the funeral at Springdale Baptist church.
This beautiful babe was given to make happy the home of her parent only 10 brief months when she was called to a brighter one across the river. The bereaved parents have the sympathy of a large number of relatives and friends all over the Keechi country in the loss of their little daughter.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, August 17, 1911
Elmo Lane and wife are in sad bereavement because of the loss of their little girl who died last Sunday night.
Little Azelle was born 3 October 1910 and passed away Sunday night, 30 July 1911. It is so sad that one so pure and sweet should be called away so young.
The remains were placed to rest in the Springdale cemetery and the entire community was present to express their sympathy and condole with the broken hearted parents.
[no stone was located in cemetery]
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, August 10, 1911

Lane, Lockard - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, March 22, 1923
Barton Chapel News
We extend our sympathy to Mr. And Mrs. Earl Lane, after the death of their only child, Lockard.

Langston, Venard, Mrs. - 1929
Mrs. Venard Langston died 15 April 1929 and was buried at Truce. Funeral services conducted by Rev. H. Chinnis. Surviving - husband, infant daughter; mother, several brothers and sisters.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, April 25, 1929

Lasater, Aaron M. - 1930
In the death of Aaron M. Lasater, Jack County loses another of the honored pioneer citizens. He died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. F.G. "Ida" Huckabay, 17 July 1930. Funeral officiated by Rev. J.A. Matthews of Bellevue and interment at Oakwood cemetery.
Mr. Lasater, 81, was a native of Tennessee and came to Texas with his parents, when six years of age, residing in Jack and Palo Pinto counties for about 75 years. He was married to Miss Annie E. Brown in 1876 and to this union two sons and two daughters were born. R.M. Lasater of Mertzen; S.B. Lasater of Stinnett; Mrs. A.A. Jameson of Fort Worth, Mrs. F.G. Huckabay of Jacksboro.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, July 24, 1930

Lasater, George M. - 1910
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, November 3, 1910
Oran News
Mrs. George M. Lasater of Weatherford, who was well known by the old settlers of Jack County was buried here the 16th. Funeral attended by the citizens of Oran. Her sons from Paul's Valley, Oklahoma, Messrs. Milas, Milton and Wayne Lasater were here for the funeral.

Lasater, Milas - 1929
Milas Lasater, formerly of the old Perrin Valley, died at Wichita Falls, where he had lived for several years. At the time of his death he was president of the Federal Land Bank of Wichita Falls and director in the First National Bank of Wichita Falls, and was associated with other business and civic enterprises. He was a nephew of Aaron M. Lasaster of Jacksboro and is well remembered by the pioneers of Jack County.
He spent his boyhood and early manhood on his father's ranch in Palo Pinto county near the southern line of Jack County. His father was a respected ranchman of early days here, and he was a nephew of A.M. Lasater and a cousin of Mrs. F.G. Huckabay of Jacksboro.
He was a man of brilliant mind, splendid character and gentle manner. He was called to Washington during the World War to become one of the financial advisers of the Wilson administration and it was one of his privileges to extend loans to ranchmen of the south and west who had gone through a financial crisis after the great war.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, March 28, 1929

Latimer, J.E. - 1929
Members of the family of J.E. Latimer have informed the Gazette of the death of his mother, Mrs. S.J. Latimer, which occurred at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W.N. Gibles in Dublin, 6 July 1929. The remains were taken to Hico for burial beside her husband, G.M. Latimer, who died several years ago. She was one of the pioneer citizens of Jack County rearing 10 sons and daughters, all of whom are still living.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, July 18, 1929

Laycock, Daniel D. - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
December 12 1907
Comrade Daniel D. Laycock who passed away to his rest 9 November 1907, at his home on Los Creek was born in Tennessee in 1845; came to Texas in 1872, and settled in Jack county. He leaves wife and seven children to mourn his departure. He was a kind husband and father.
Canby Post has lost a true comrade, the public a genial and true friend. He was buried in Los Creek cemetery 10 November 1907 and rests in one of those low green tents whose portals never outward swing.
The comrades of Canby Post tender to the bereaved family their heartfelt sympathy. John Smith H.W. Clingman, Adjt.

Layton, Susan - 1900
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, February 1, 1900
Died, 30 January 1900, Miss Susan Layton at the home of her niece, Mrs. Mary S. Colvin, on Keechi. She was an elder sister of Mrs. J.N. Rogers, and had been ill for a number of years. She had long been a consistent member of the Baptist church and at the time of her death she was a member of the West Keechi Baptist church. Rev. G.I. Britain, pastor of the Jacksboro First Baptist Church conducted the funeral service, the pastor of West Keechi being absent.

Leach, Infant of Mr. and Mrs. Will - 1911
Bryson News
The infant child of Mr. And Mrs. Will Leach died Sunday and was buried at Wesley chapel.
Tom Alford form Graham.
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, February 2, 1911

Leach, Jessie - 1887
The Rural Citizen
Jacksboro, Jack county, Texas
Thursday, October 20, 1887
Died – Jessie, the little son of Mr. And Mrs. J.B. Leach yesterday of enero colitis. Funeral took place this morning.

Leach, Mary E. Sanders - 1885
Mary Elizabeth Sanders Leach b. 1862 in Jack county was daughter to Jonathan and Elizabeth. She wed Louis B. Leach May 21, 1878 in Jacksboro.
She died in 1885 and left one son, Thomas J. Leach b. 1880. She is buried in Magnolia cemetery.
Survivors other than son: mother Elizabeth Sanders Shackles and a brother, Benjamin Sanders.

Leach, Oscar - 1893
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, Februay 2, 1893
In Memoriam
Oscar Leach died last Friday. All medical aid was rendered that was possible, but death claimed him.
He leaves a wife and many relatives and friends to mourn his loss. He was a favorite member of the Jacksboro Cornet Band, and had been almost ever since its organization. At a meeting of the band on Monday, 30 January 1893, the following preamble and resolutions were unanimously adopted.
By the vacant chair of our late friend and associate, Oscar M. Leach.

Lee, Son - 1890
The Jacksboro Gazette
September 18 1890
A little son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee who live in the east part of Jacksboro, died yesterday about noon. Aged thirteen months.

Lemons, Ernest - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
January 17 1907
Deaths:
Ernest Lemons, Newport, 15 years, killed by falling tree
[no further obituary]

Lemons, Riley Otto - 1930
Riley Otto Lemons was killed Monday 4 August 1930 at the rock crusher by an explosion of dynamite. Mr. Lemons was the regular powder man for the crusher and had lived in Jacksboro since 1910. He was practically raised at Whitt. Survived: his wife, four children. he was buried at Whitt cemetery.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, August 7, 1930

Lester, H.E. - 1924
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 9, 1924
On 2 October 1924, Brother H.E. Lester was called to his Father's house. Brother Lester was born 22 January 1835, was married to Miss Virginia Morris, 29 November 1857. Of this union six children were born, two having preceded father and mother, four are now living. Brother Lester was baptized into the fellowship of the Missionary Baptist Church at Billington, Texas, afterward moved his membership to Dameron, Jack County, having lived a consecrated Christian life. He leaves four sons – B.W. Lester of Rush Springs, OK; G.A. Lester of Mont Calm, TX; O.J. and J.B. Lester of Jacksboro, number of grandchildren. He was buried at Pleasant Hill, Jack County. Missionary D.M. Dennison and Rev. W.W. Robbins officiating.
D.M. Dennison

Lewis, J.F. - 1884
The Rural Citizen
Thursday, January 10, 1884
Mr. J.F. Lewis died of pneumonia at his residence in the country last Thursday and was buried at Oakwood cemetery.

Lewis, Winford R. - 1929
Winford R. Lewis, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Haskell K. Lewis, 3 months, died early Monday morning. Funeral conducted that afternoon at the home of Rev. Garrett, pastor of the Methodist church in Jacksboro.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, February 14, 1929

Light, Ira, Mrs. - 1900
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 27, 1900
Mrs. Ira Light died 22 December 1900 at her home on College Hill. She had recovered from small pox but was taken ill Friday and lived only about 12 hours. Mrs. Light was a member of the Baptist church at Jacksboro and the funeral was officiated by her pastor, Rev. G.I. Britain. Survivors: her husband and baby and a large number of relatives.

Light, James Y. - 1924
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 2, 1924
Mrs. D.N. Aynes received the sad news Tuesday of the death of her father, J.Y. Light in Fort Worth.
On the eve of a reunion with his old comrades with whom he so often faced death while fighting under the Stars and Bars more than 50 years ago James Y. Light, Confederate Veteran of Electra, was killed Tuesday when struck by a street car at Fifteenth and Main streets. The aged man had just arrived in Fort Worth to attend the annual State meeting of the United Confederate Veterans, Texas division and the Sons of Confederate Veterans, which opens here Wednesday. He was struck by a northbound street car as he dodged an automobile, according to T. W. Wren, general claim agent of the Northern Texas Traction Company, who is investigating the accident. When taken from under the car the veteran's coat was caught between the brake shoe and the wheel, although the wheel had not injured him, according to ambulance drivers. His skull was fractured and he was dead when removed.
The corner at which he was killed is not provided with electric traffic signals, as are all street intersections nearer the center of the business district.
Mrs. Aynes was greatly shocked from the report of the death and was unable to go to the funeral of her father which will be held in Gainesville, the old family home.
Mr. Light is survived by three daughters, Mrs. D.N. Aynes of Jacksboro, Mrs. Georgia Landers of Dallas, Mrs. Annie Hensley of Altus, Oklahoma; 2 sons – Ira Light of Electra and Charlie Light.

Lilley, Son of Mr. & Mrs. J.R. - 1902
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, December 25, 1902
The little son of Mr. And Mrs. J.R. Lilley died of meningitis last Saturday. He was buried at Gertrude. The parents have the sympathy of many friends in their sorrow.
[He is buried in the Lynn Creek cemetery, Jack County, TX]

Lindley, E.D., Mrs. - 1930
Mrs. E.D. Lindley, 90 years, 21 days, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J.O. Hickman of San Angelo, 3 July 1930. When living in Jacksboro, she was Mrs. H.A. Benson and she and her husband were among the 11 charter members of the Jacksboro Presbyterian Church. Another daughter - Mrs. S.W. Erwin of Portales, NM survives her, two sisters - one of AL and the other, Mrs. C.O. Hess of Jacksboro at whose home the funeral was held. Service conducted by Rev. L.B. Gray of Paris, who was assisted by Revs. A.R. Bilberry, C.B. Garrett, L.R. Hudson. Intermentin Oakwood cemetery where she was buried near her husband, H.A. Benson.
A grandson, Ralph J. Hickman, of San Angelo, accompanied the remains here.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, July 10, 1930

Lively, J.W., Mrs. - 1930
Mrs. J.W. Lively, mother of L.P. Lively of Jacksboro, died at Lubbock, last Thursday from an auto accident. Mr. Lively took his mother to her home at Marshall for burial. His sister, Mrs. Vernon Jenkins is in critical condition in Lubbock.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, July 10, 1930

Long, Charley - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, May 3, 1923
Cundiff
Mrs. T.L. Long was called to Wichita County last week to attend the burial of her grandchild. Last Saturday she returned home to bury her little two year old son, Charley, who was drowned. The family have the sympathy of the community.

Long, Otis, Mrs. - 1923
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, October 18, 1923
Word has been received in Jacksboro of the death of Mrs. Otis Long, of Sinton, who formerly lived in the Cundiff Community. Mrs. Long was a daughter of J.A. Hudson who was well known in Jacksboro.

Long, R. - 1909
R. Long died 30 November 1909 in the Newport community. He suffered from tuberculosis.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas

Love, James - 1893
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, August 3, 1893
A child of James Love was accidentally drowned near the gin on Tuesday. The little thing was playing around a shallow pool of water and it is supposed, stumbled and fell into it, and before assistance could be rendered it had suffocated. It was between two and three years of age. The funeral was Wednesday.

Loving, J.C. - 1902
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, November 27, 1902
J.C. LOVING DEAD
Secretary and General Manager of Texas Cattle Raisers' Association
The sad news reached Jacksboro Monday announcing the death of J.C. Loving. Mr. Loving, since his early youth resided in Jack and adjoining counties, and remained always closely connected with all the interests of this county until he went to Fort Worth to make his home. As that city was the great center of the cattle interests of Texas it was considered the most suitable place for the headquarters of The Texas Cattle Raisers' Association, and this necessitated Mr. Loving making his home in Fort Worth, he being secretary and general manager, which office he filled with perfect satisfaction until his recent illness and death. Mr. Loving still retain close connection with Jack County as he owned large ranch and cattle interests in Los Valley, which have been under the management of his son, Oliver Loving. He also had a large number of friends in Jacksboro, the home of his daughter, Mrs. George Spiller. He was kind hearted and liberal to a high degree, always contributing to the relief of the needy and distressed.
Mr. Loving's death was unexpected to his many friends, as it was not known that he was seriously ill. His wife, son and daughter have the sympathy of all.
Fort Worth Record: J.C. Loving, secretary and general manager of the Texas Cattle Association, died at his residence, 1221 North Street, Fort Worth, this morning of an ailment of an ailment of the stomach.
His wife and his son Oliver were at his bedside. His daughter, Mrs. George Spiller, who resides at Jacksboro, the former home of Mr. Loving, has been notified and will arrive here today. George B. Loving, brother of the deceased, was also present when the end came.
James C. Loving was 66 years old. He came to Texas with his parents in 1844 and had resided in Texas ever since. He had devoted his entire life to the cattle business and there was no branch of this great industry with which he was not familiar. At the time of his death he owned a large ranch about 15 miles west of Jacksboro and he was quite well to do.
When the Texas Cattle Raisers' association was organized in 1875, Mr. Loving was elected secretary and manager of The Texas Cattle Raisers' Association and under his direction it grew and thrived until it became the most important and wealthiest association of cattlemen in the world. His work for the cattle business of Texas cannot be measured in dollars.
In 1893 Mr. Loving moved to Fort Worth and brought his family with him. He has lived in Fort Worth since 1893.
Mr. Loving was a Mason.
The funeral will take place at Weatherford when the remains will be interred in the family burial lot there.

Lowe, Lorena - 1907
Lorena, little daughter of Mr. And Mrs. W.B. Lowe, died of scarlet fever last Saturday and was buried in Oakwood cemetery. The parents have the sympathy of the entire community.
Jacksboro Gazette
August 8, 1907

Lowe, Son of Mr. & Mrs Jeff - 1917
The Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Jack County, Texas
Thursday, March 1, 1917
The infant son of Mr .and Mrs. Jeff Lowe of Bean Prairie died suddenly on 21 February 1917 and was buried at Carroll Creek cemetery. He was only three days old. [no stone exists in cemetery]

Lucas, Stella - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
January 24 1907
Deaths:
Stella Lucas, 2 years, 8 months, Jacksboro, Jan. 19
[no further obituary]

Luttrall, Mr. - 1919
The Jacksboro Gazette
Thursday, September 4, 1919
Mountain Home News
Mr. And Mrs. Collier and daughters, Annie Mae and Eula Gray, have returned from the death bed of Mrs. Collier's father, Mr. Luttrall in Fort Worth.

Luttrell, Miles, Mrs. - 1908
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, February 4, 1909
In memory of Mrs. Miles Luttrell who passed to the other shore, 23 November 1908.
She was the daughter of W.D. Martin, born in Alabama, 8 December 1878. At the age of 14 she made a profession in Christ and lived the life of a true follower of the Master until called home. On 5 July 1896, she was united in marriage with Miles Luttrell.
She leaves husband, little ones, father, mother, brother and sisters and many friends to mourn her passing away. A true Christian, dutiful wife and daughter, a cherished mother gone.

Lynn, M.J., Mrs. - 1907
Jacksboro Gazette
March 28 1907
Mrs. M.J. Lynn of East Keechi died Thursday, 21 March 1907. She was one of Jack County's oldest settlers and was the widow of Peter Lynn, the early pioneer and Indian fighter of this part of the state. Mrs. Lynn leaves several children and many friends in the Keechi country who will sadly miss her from their midst.

Lyons, R. - 1929
One of the oldest citizens of the Joplin community, R. Lyons, 81, died 2 May 1929 at Mineral Wells.
Mr. Lyons was for many years active in civic, fraternal and political affairs of Jack county. Funeral conducted by the pastor of the Booneville Methodist Church of which he was a member. Burial services conducted by the Joplin Masonic Lodge. Survived: several sons and daughters.
Jacksboro Gazette
Jacksboro, Texas
Thursday, May 2, 1929

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