Fannin County, Texas Genealogy and History


In 1827, eleven Mexicans assembled in convention at Saltillo, and framed a constitution for the government of Coabuila and Texas, a kind of pattern after the constitution of the United States. The members of this convention would' t have fallen so far short of their mark, but for religious cranks and fanaticism. In every important article of this constitution, prevailing religious faith-Roman Catholic-crops out. Yet, the law, constitutional and statutory, was sublime, when compared with the barbarous fiends for whose government and benefit it was made, as the bleached bones of many a veteran frontiersman will testify. This may be rather hard on "our sister republic," as the fireside patriots, and kid-glove politicians of to-day, style the Mexican government, but those who are left to tell the tale of the Alamo, San Jacinto, the Fannin Massacre, and numerous other bloody, but less noted struggles with the arch fiends of the civilized world, will bear out the statement. Read more...

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Fannin County Biographies

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Fannin County Courts

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Political History

Studebaker Wagon

Fannin County Society

The Site of Honey Grove

The Dugan Indian Feud

Big Horn Smith

Massacre of Dority and McCarty, Fannin County, Texas

Massacre of Clemmons And Whisler

An Old Bachelor Out Witted

Death Of Clubz

The Two Old Guards-Another Massacre

Massacre of The Hunter Family

Two Boys Captured

Fannin's First Campaign

A Jacksonian Democrat

Death of Sowell

A Buffalo Hunt

McCollough In Bonham

Murder of Ragsdale and Buchanan

Source: Texas History, Statistics and Biographies, 1885

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