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Thomas Norris

Clay County, Texas During the early days, Clay County was noted for its ranches, and several of her ranchmen forfeited their lives in the hands of the Indians, while pursuing their chosen profession. During December 1865, Tom Norris was killed by...

George Halsell

Clay County, Texas Wichita County, Texas During 1868, while Geo. Halsell and Pete Hardin were working for the Waggoner "outfit", they were charged by a large band of Indians. Hardin hurriedly hid under the bank, but Halsell riding a good...