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
in Floyd County Tx 1905 to 1964
Boys aged 5 and 7 Make Incredible 400 Mile Journey on Horseback in 1909
The Lockney Beacon published this report in September 1909 about two boys age 5 and 7 who undertook an incredible journey from Guthrie Oklahoma to Santa Fe New Mexico on horseback with a stop in Silverton Texas. Here's the story as related by Judge Kinder.
boys true stories are told in their book Bud & Me :
The True Adventures of the Abernathy Boys (Amazon)
The story of the boys famous father, John R. Abernathy, best known for catching wolves alive with his bare hands can be found in "Catch 'em Alive Jack"
Floyd County (Texas) Community
Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)
Floydada Ex-Student's Association (Facebook)
Floyd County Unclaimed Estates
These Deceased Residents of Floyd County Left a total $6,726 in Unclaimed Money for their heirs. Please share this with your family and friends from Floydada and Lockney to let them know how to claim their inheritance from the Texas Comptroller's Office. . . see the list