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HISTORY OF TEXAS.
viz.: Sallie D., wife of Robert H. Darsette, a
native .of Texas, and a farmer of Williamson
county; Martha R., wife of John H. Collier,
also a farmer of Williamson county; Charley
M., engaged in cattle business in Cottle
county, Texas; Lucy A., at home; Thomas
C., engaged in teaching school; Fanny L.,
wife of John Nowlan, of Williamson county;
HIorace M., at home; James N., attending
school at Tehuacana; and Mary L.and William
N., at home. Mr. Weir has never used
tobacco or stimulants of any kind, and never
used an oath or danced, as is true of his children.
He takes an active interest in the Democratic
party, and socially, in a iLember of
the Masonic order. Religiously, he is a
member of the Cumberland Presbyterian
Church, and his wife is a member of the
Missionary Baptist Church.
C LIFFORD J. IIUBBARD, a farmer
and stock raiser of Bastrop county, was
born on the farm where he still resides,
September 17, 1855, a son of Augustus M.
and Martha E. (Jones) Hubbard, natives of
Georgia. The parents came to Texas in 1849,
locating on the farm Clifford now owns, then
a portion of the E. W. Barton league, and
which was but slightly improved. Mr. Hubbard
brought negroes with him, and engaged
in farming and stock raising. At the opening
of the late war he espoused the cause of
the South, joining the Confederate army, was
in the commissary department, and was
stationed principally at Sabine Pass. After
the close of hostilities lie returned home, and
was engaged in farming and stock raising
until his death, in 1881, at the age of fifty-six
years. His wife survived until July /3,
1884, Hying at the age of fifty-one ydars.
They were members of the Missionary Baptist
Church. At their death Mr. and Mrs.
Hubbard left a family of six children,-Anna,
deceased, was the wife of A. M. Moore;
Emma, wife of B. F. Womble, of Waco; R.
O., a resident of Bastrop county; C. J., our
subject; Lizzie, widow of E. T. Robinson,
and a resident of Georgetown, Texas; and
Clifford J. Hubbard, the subject of this
sketch, received his education in the subscription
schools of his native county. At
the age of twenty-one years he began work
on the farm, and at the age of twenty-seven
years took charge of his father's old homestead,
which consists of 453 acres, 320 acres
of which is under a fine state of cultivation.
The place contains a good residence, large
barns, and other farm conveniences. Mr.
Hubbard makes a specialty of farming, devoting
his time principally to the raising of
corn and cotton, receiving from sixty to seventy-five
bales of the latter product each
In 1883 our subject was united in marriage
with Miss Aggie J. Tuttle, a native of Fayette
county, Texas, and a daughter of George
W. and Mary E. (Karnes) Tuttle, the latter a
native of Texas. The father came to this
State from New York in 1838, settling on
the Colorado river in Fayette county, where
he was engaged in farming for many years.
He was then employed in mercantile pursuits
until the opening of the late war, when he
joined the Confederate army, and served in
the Army of the Tennessee. After the close
of hostilities Mr. Hubbard resumed merchandising,
which he continued until .within
a few years ago. He still resides in Fayette
county. His wife died in 1877. Mr. and
Mrs. Tuttle had nine children that lived to
years of maturity, viz.: Helen, deceased, was
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Lewis Publishing Company, publisher. History of Texas, together with a biographical history of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson counties : containing a concise history of the state, with portraits and biographies of prominent citizens of the above named counties, and personal histories of many of the early settlers and leading families, book, 1893; Chicago. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29785/m1/780/: accessed July 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .