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A History of Lipscomb County
The Lipscomb County
Historical Survey Committee
In the beginning. . .
It should be recognized that history recorded here is for enjoyment of the reader instead of establishing
factual statistics. Each family history represents MEMORIES of the past! Therefore, each manuscript has
been printed in the "original" style as far as possible in order to retain its individuality and distinctive characteristics.
The Lipscomb County Historical Survey Committee, who realized the need to preserve the colorful history
of our county, is the sponsoring organization of this book.
Groups from over the county have combined their efforts to make this history as accurate and thorough as
Members of the Lipscomb County Historical Survey Committee worked several years researching record
files, studying biographical notes and interviewing pioneers to obtain information for this book. Therefore,
the committee takes this opportunity to acknowledge cooperation and assistance of local pioneers, and members
of their family, in sharing their personal biographies and photographs with us in this venture to record
same for posterity.
An editor was appointed from each town in the County to collect history from every family who lived in
the area prior to 1930. However, the decision was left to each family whether they submitted a history, or
Our wish is that the reader may enjoy and appreciate this effort.
"All information found within was furnished to the editors by the indicated contributors. We do not
authenticate or verify any of the published accounts.
The thoughts, opinions and presumptions contained herein are not necessarily those of the editors and
THE LIPSCOMB COUNTY HISTORICAL SURVEY COMMITTEE
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Lipscomb County Historical Survey Committee. A History of Lipscomb County, book, Date Unknown; Lipscomb, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46830/m1/5/: accessed July 11, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; .