Mr. Black

Mills County, Texas
Mr. Black Ambushed by Indians

    One morning Mr. Black, who lived in Mills County on Elliott' s creek, about ten miles west of Lometa, was in search of his oxen. He crossed his field and was going in the direction of his ox-bell. This was during 1864. When Mr. Black reached the timber several Indians ambushed and killed him.

    Note: Author personally interviewed: R. Kolb, and Jno. Nichols, who were living in that section at the time.

The above story is from the book, The West Texas Frontier, by Joseph Carroll McConnell.

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