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History of Stonewall Co. TX
Posted by: Laurel H. Hackley (ID *****4349) Date: November 08, 2003 at 06:10:54
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The book, "The History of Stonewall County, Texas" by Jerome R. Whitmire, Lubbock, TX was written on a typewriter with an old ribbon or the type has badly faded but there is a copy at the Clayton Library in Houston, TX.

Stonewall County was created in 1876 out of Young and Bexar Territories. It was named in honor of the immortal T. J. ("Stonewall") Jackson.

The election for the organization of the county was held on Dec. 20, 1888. At the same election the following county officers were elected:

County Judge F. C. Cook
Sheriff & Tax Collector J. C. McClaran
Co. Treasurer J. M. Moore
Tax Assessor Joe L. Haskew
Co. & District Clerk Herbert Posey
Commissioner, Precinct #1 Frank Vogel
Commissioner, Prect. #2 M. H. Dolman
Commissioner, Prect. #3 J. F. Wood
Commissioner, Prect. #4 D. N. Hodges

Page 11 - In 1881, the following individuals took up school land in Stonewall County:
D. N. Hodges

Page 14 - Some of the recorded brands in the county were
W. E. Hodges, B.F. and J. D. Hodges.

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