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True Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texas

Life 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 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 Make Incredible 400 Mile Journey on Horseback in 1909
Their true stories are told in the book Bud & Me : The True Adventures of the Abernathy Boys (Amazon) 

 

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Books about Floyd County People and Places

Books about Floyd County TexasBooks about Floyd County Texas

Early Life in Floyd County Tx
Famous People from Floyd County TexasMore Famous People from Floyd County Texas
Floyd County Unclaimed Estates

Floyd County Unclaimed Estates

These Deceased Residents of Floyd County Left a total $5,951 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

West Texas History & Memories

Remember in Floydada when ...

Lockney Chamber of Commerce

Remember when.....in Silverton, Tx..........

Post Cards From The Panhandle

 

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

 

Texas Estates with Unclaimed Assets Waiting to be ClaimedTrue Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texcas
 Loneliest, Least Populated Counties in Texas
Famous Actors from West TexasBooks about Texas People County by County

Floyd County Treasures

Rare Artifacts, Memorabilia, Ancestry and History Records from Floydada, Lockney, Aiken, Barwise, Dougherty and South Plains, Texas

See All Floyd County Treasures (eBay)

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