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Yarbrough Bend Historical Marker | Panoramic View 

Marker Reads: Yarbrough Bend. Founded 1858. Named for John Swanson YARBROUGH and original settler.  Town contained about 30 log "picket houses."  Settlers were often harassed by Indians, cattle thieves, and wild animals.  Other original settlers: Dr. George DILWORTH, John MOORE, James TOPE, N. H. WALKER, Joe WALKER and Benjamin Franklin WINTERS.

Date: unknown 

Location: located on highway 72 about 4 miles east of Tilden, Texas

Photos courtesy of Renee Smelley

 


Ancestral/Family Photos

 

These men are mounted on their horses and have a wagon with them.

Date: between 1900 and 1910

Location: in or near McMullen County, TX  

Description: Left to right in front row. Curtis L. WALKER ,  Tom WALKER
Second row, l to r.  Thomas B. TOPE, James H.TOPE,  Hal KUYKENDALL.
Man on extreme left rear is unknown.

Photo courtesy of Michael Tope

 


 

 

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