Hunt County TX

Choctaw Traditions – The Council Fire, The Nahullo

The faces of the Choctaw and Chickasaw men of sixty years ago were as smooth as a woman’s, in fact they had no beard. Sometimes there might be seen a few tine hairs (if hairs they might be called) here and there upon the face, but they were few and far between, and extracted with …

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Mission’s Among the Southern Indians

In the year 1819 the Synod of South Carolina resolved to establish a mission among the Southern Indians east of the Mississippi river. The Cherokees, Muskogee’s, Seminoles, Choctaws and Chickasaws then occupied Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi. Rev. David Humphries offered to take charge of the intended mission. He was directed to visit the Indians, …

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Lowell Cemetery, Hunt County, Texas

A cemetery transcription of Lowell Cemetery in Hunt County, Texas. This abandoned cemetery was destroyed by cattle on private property about three miles north of Celeste. Copied circa 1957. LOWELL James Henry, b. Jan 1851, d. Nov. 1894. Four other graves unmarked, one of which appears to be an infant’s.

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