Grayson County TXGenWeb

Remember the Good Ole Days and Visit Frontier Village Museum in Loy lake Park


        Canaan Tornado  1919

        Cholera Epidemic in Denison area, 1873

Earthquake, 1882

       Election card of Jake Loy

        Fishing party photograph, early 1900s

       Red River Bridge Controversy

       Red River Bridge War

       Weather disasters ~ Grayson County since 1950

      Whitewright Fires

Black Friday - May 15, 1896 ~ Cyclone
whole book online and indexed

Tennessee News
Putnam County

(Dekalb County) [Date 5/7/1896, Vol. IX, No. 29, Page 1]

MONTGOMERY, WIFE AND CHILDREN OF LUKE - A terrific cyclone swept over Sherman, Texas and other adjacent territory last Friday, ailing and wounding many people. Luke Montgomery's wife and children, formerly a citizen of Putnam county were all killed. The death roll is appalling and wounded sums up into the hundreds.

Riot at the Courthouse

Newspaper Article about that day  

Report from the Texas Rangers to the Texas Governor,
May 13, 1930


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