Mr. Moore

Hays County, Texas
Indians Kill a Mr. Moore and Raid in Hays County

    During May of 1872, the Indians killed a Mr. Moore, about one-fourth mile from his home, on the head of Barton's Creek, in Hays County. It was in the morning, and he was searching for his horses. He was scalped.

    The next day it has been supposed these same Indians ran D.W. Wonsley out of the cedar brakes about fifteen miles further west, and succeeded in capturing his horse.

    Note: Author personally interviewed: D.W. Wonsley himself.

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


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