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 County: Parker County, TX
 Collection: Tarrant County College Northeast, Heritage Room
Edmond and Flossie Longley

Edmond and Flossie Longley

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Edmond and Flossie Dickie Cox Longley
Contributing Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room
Emma Carter Owens

Emma Carter Owens

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Emma Carter Owens standing beside her home in her wedding dress
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First Group of Men Drafted from Weatherford

First Group of Men Drafted from Weatherford

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: First group of men drafted from Weatherford in group picture on September 16, 1918. Men are identified on picture insert. This group of men trained at Camp Bowie. James C. Owens is among this group.
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Fort Parker

Fort Parker

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a corner section of Fort Parker. This segment appears to be constructed entirely of logs including the fence and corner tower. Old Fort Parker is a reconstructed fort that pays tribute to the Parker family and other pioneers who paid a high price to settle in Texas.
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Fort Parker

Fort Parker

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Portion of the interior of the fort is shown. Old Fort Parker is a reconstructed fort that pays tribute to the Parker family and other pioneers who paid a high price to settle in Texas. The Parkers and other members of their church came to Texas from Crawford County, Illinois in 1833. In 1832, Daniel Parker, a staunch theologian, had gained permission to settle in Texas. After organizing those who wanted to go to Texas into the Predestinarian Baptist Church, they all left Illinois in July of 1833 in ox- drawn wagons. Daniel and the majority of his followers settled near the present City of Elkhart, where a replica of their Pilgrim Baptist Church still stands in their memory. Other members of the group preferred to settle farther west, near the Navasota River. Elder John Parker and three of his sons (Silas, James, and Benjamin) began in December 1833 to clear land and to construct "Parker's Fort." On May 19, 1836, Comanche Indians attacked the fort; 5 were killed, 5 were captured, and the 21 survivors made their way to where Palestine is today. The most famous of the captives was Cynthia Ann Parker. She adapted to Indian ways and ...
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Fort Parker Stela

Fort Parker Stela

Date: unknown
Creator: Jon Vandagriff
Description: Granite stela with description and significance of Fort Parker inscribed on the stone, situated outside of the Forts walls.
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James Allison Owens

James Allison Owens

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Portrait of James Allison Owens, father of James Powell Owens. He was born in Riceville, Tenn. on Nov. 26, 1866. He was the grandfather of James Couts Owens. He moved to Weatherford in May of 1894. He is buried in Weatherford Cemetery.
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James Allison Owens Family

James Allison Owens Family

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: James Allison Owens, his wife Elizabeth Ann Buckner Owens and their family and many relatives. Members are listed on isert. The picture was made at the Owens farm near Riceville, Tenn.
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James C. Owens Standing at the Historical Marker of Oliver Loving

James C. Owens Standing at the Historical Marker of Oliver Loving

Date: c. 1973
Creator: unknown
Description: James C. Owens at historical marker of his Great Grandfather, Oliver Loving, about 1973
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James P. Owens and P. Monroe Buckner

James P. Owens and P. Monroe Buckner

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: James P. Owens and P. Monroe "Roe" Buckner, in their Texas Frontier Guard uniforms
Contributing Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room
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