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RELEASE DATE: AUGUST 29, 2010



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Marleta Childs
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     This list of names comes from the inside cover of the small publication, PROCEEDINGS OF THE SIXTH ANNUAL REUNION OF THE OLD SETTLERS’ ASSOCIATION OF BELL COUNTY, HELD AT BELTON, TEXAS, NOVEMBER 5, 1904, AND PAPERS READ AT THE REUNION.

Officers 1904-1905

President – R. Y. KING

First Vice-President – W. T. DAVIDSON

Second Vice-President – Mrs. Eva Cockrell HUGHES

Secretary – Geo. W. TYLER

Historian – H. E. BRADFORD

Reunion Committee

Chairman – J. Mac THOMSON

William S. RIGGS

Mrs. Eva Cockrell HUGHES

Mrs. A. J. EMBREE

W. S. HUNTER

Committee on Reorganization

Chairman – Geo. W. TYLER

W. T. DAVIDSON

M. J. KUYKENDALL

W. S. HUNTER

Jas. E. FERGUSON

     According to the first page of the publication, the meeting took place in the Bell County courthouse. As usual, the program consisted of readings of historical papers and biographical sketches “prepared for the occasion.” Presenters were W. H. ADDISON of Caldwell, H. E. BRADFORD of Belton, Mrs. Nanna Smithwick DONALDSON of Williamson County, Newton C. DUNCAN of Wheelock, Mrs. Eva Cockrell HUGHES of Belton, Mrs. Eugenia Haldeman OPENHEIMER of Austin, John F. SMITH of Galveston, George W. TYLER of Belton, and L. C. WILLIAMS of Beaumont. Although Dr. J. D. LAW, Mrs. Kate Alma ORGAN, and James P. REED had planned to read papers, they were “unavoidably absent.”


     Charles N. Ferguson, 811 S. Market, Shawnee, OK 74801 (phone 405-275-3879) would appreciate information about this FURGUSON/FERGUSON family who lived in Red River Co., TX, in 1850 and 1880 and in Hopkins Co., TX, in 1870:

William M. FURGUSON/FERGUSON, b. in 1825 in TN; d. ca. 1869 in AR
Martha, b. in 1825 in MO; d. after 1880 in TX
James Wesley, b. in 1848 in MO; died in 1911 in Sparks, OK
William Riley, b. in 1849 in Red River Co., TX; died in 1899 in TX
John, b. in 1852 in Red River Co., TX
Amos, b. in 1853 in Red River Co., TX
Francis M., b. in 1854; d. in 1945 in TX
Sarah (?), b. ca. 1855-1857 (?) in TX (?)
A son (?), b. 1863 - 1863 (?) in TX (?)
A son (?), b. ca. 1857 (?) in TX
Coleman S., b. in 1858 in TX
Richard B., b. in 1861 in TX
Charles A., b. in April 1869 in AR; d. in 1939 in AR.

     Was there a daughter named Sarah in this household? Was there one or two other sons?


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