Look Who's Talking about Texas History

Davick Services recommends the Facebook Group "West Texas History & Memories" for history, famous people, old photos, stories, unclaimed estates and genealogy of the Western Half of Texas . . . Check it out and join the conversation

Life in Hall County Texas 1850 - 1950
10 Cowboys Cut Watermelon

10 Cowboys Cut Watermelon

In 1910 ten cowboys were about to cut a watermelon somewhere in Hall County Texas when an unknown photographer convinced them to pose for this photo before cutting the melon.  The man in the top right is Frank J. Smith  who has been identified by Brent Lemons who provided this photo. Frank Smith was Brent's great uncle.

 . . . for more like this please see Texas Cowboy History

Resources:

West Texas History & Memories

Early Life in Texas County by County

Books about Texas People and Places

Amazing People from Texas County by County

Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

Texas History by Category and Event

Books about Hall County People and Places

Books about Hall County People and PlacesBooks about Estelline, Memphis, Turkey, Lakeview, Newlin, Hulver, Elmore and Plaska Texas

Hall County Estates with Unclaimed Money

Hall County Unclaimed EstatesThese Deceased Residents of Hall County Left a total $50,692 in Unclaimed Money for their heirs. Please share this with your family and friends from Memphis, Lakeview and Turkey Texas to let them know how to claim their inheritance from the Texas Comptroller's Office. . . see the list

 

What's your Favorite Book about a Texas County, Town, Person or Place? Here's our best reads list County by County

 

Mysterious TexasTrue Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texcas
 Loneliest, Least Populated Counties in Texas
Texas Cowboy HistoryBooks about Texas People County by County

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