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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 Cottle County Texas 1850 - 1950
Parr Family in Paducah Texas in 1919

Parr Family in Paducah Texas in 1919

Leonard Elder, "This picture was taken in 1919 in the Paducah, TX area. The little girl on the right sitting down is my mother born March 1918 in Chalk, TX. Also in the picture are my Aunts, Lucy standing on the left, Mary sitting holding Uncle Raymond, and Minnie standing behind momma. The necklaces they're wearing were sent to them from France by their Uncle George Smiley Black. Uncle Smiley was in France during WWI. He was living in Foard City, TX when he enlisted June 5, 1917. Foard City no longer exist. Grandpa and Grandma Parr had thirteen children. Eleven girls and two boys. Two of the girls were born in Truscott, TX and died right after birth. They're buried in the Truscott Cemetery."

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

Life in Cottle County Tx 1850 -1950

Life in Cottle County Tx 1850 -1950Life in Cottle County Tx 1850 -1950 - Paducah Texas

Books about Cottle County People and Places

Books about Cottle County TexasBooks about about Paducah, Delwin, Ginsite, Cee Vee, Chalk and Hackberry Texas

 

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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