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North of the River

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  North of the River, A brief history of North Fort Worth, by J'Nell Pate tells the history of what is commonly known as Northside, that area of Fort Worth that lies north of Downtown that includes the Stockyards, LaGrave Field, Meacham Airport, Oakwood Cemetery and etc. From 1848, when the Gilmore and York families arrived, through the heyday of the Swift and Armour meat packing plants, to the modern day events held on Exchange Avenue in the Stockyards, J'Nell Pate covers all of this and much more.

All of the people named below are found in this book.

 
Abrams, Cal Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Akin, Earl Pilot
Anagnostakis, Demetrios Greek immigrant - who wanted to be a coyboy
Anderson, Harold Owned Courthouse Market
Anderson, Sparky Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Applebaum, Hyman Started the Big Apple Restaurant
Applebaum, Sarah Started the Big Apple Restaurant
Armour, J. Ogden Owner of Armour and Company meat-packing plant
Arnold, Major Ripley A. Established the army post, Fort Worth
Arnold, Sophie Child of Ripley
Arnold, Willis Child of Ripley
Atherton, N. L. Alderman, Niles City Council
Atz, Jacob Manager of the Fort Worth Cats
Ayala, Carlos Son of Michael - Principal of Rosemont Middle School
Ayala, Delores Daughter of Michael - Teacher
Ayala, Esperanza Padilla Wife of Michael
Ayala, Eutimio
Ayala, Louis Son of Eutimio - Barber
Ayala, Maria Ortiz Wife of Eutimio
Ayala, Michael Son of Eutimio
Ayala, Teresa Daughter of Michael - Worked American Airlines
 
Babb, Foy Owned B & B Barber Shop
Baird, Bruce
Barnett, Billy Bob Owner of Billy Bob's Texas, world's largest honky-tonk.
Barrett, Nathan Landscape architect from New York.
Barrow, Clyde As in "Bonnie & Clyde"
Becan, Joseph
Belardi, Wayne Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Bell, Matty North Side High School football player
Beltram, Hector Son of Jessie - Retired Air Force & Dept. of Defense
Beltram, Hector Jr. Son of Hector - Vice principal of Southwest High School
Beltram, Jesus (Jessie)
Beltram, Laura Carrera Wife of Jessie
Beltram, Linda Ann Daughter of Hector - Teacher
Beltram, Robert Son of Hector - Navy chaplin
Bita, Theodore Pastor
Boaz Partner in business with M. G. Ellis.
Bogart, Humphrey Celebrity
Bowers, James Board member, North Side Business Association
Bradford, Louise Daughter of Robert - Married Francis R. Cloud
Bradford, Robert Lee Streetcar driver
Bragan, Bobby Fort Worth Cats manager
Bress, Sarah Married Harry Jacobson
Brewer, Lois Niece of Jesse Roach
Brewer, Rex Husband of Lois
Bridwell, Jack Business partner of Foy Babb
Brown, Ted
Buckholtz, Charlie Teddy Roosevelt's cook in the Rough Riders
Bunker, Alex Married Josephine Novak
Bunkervich, Marcilia Married Joe Riscky
Burchfield, Belle
Burge, Les Fort Worth Cats manager
Burgess, J. W. Founded Fort Worth Stock Yards Co. with J. P. Smith.
Burkitt, Birdie Wife of Swede
Burkitt, Swede Owned a pool a domino parlor
Burkhalter, Lee A. Movie theater operator
Burks, Bradley Automobile dealer
Burnett, Colonel Samuel Burk Cattleman
Bussey, James T. Baptist missionary
Byers, Andrew T. Built an electric railway to the stockyards
 
Cabluck, Harry Son of Tony
Cabluck, Johnny Son of Tony
Cabluck, Lula Stepdaughter of Tony
Cabluck, Mary 2nd wife of Tony
Cabluck, Olga Wife of Tony
Cabluck, Tony Owner of Roosevelt Garage
Cabluck, Sonya Daughter of Tony
Calkins, Russell Dentist
Campbell, Father Joseph A. Catholic priest
Campbell, Miss Carrie First school teacher.
Cano, Albert Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce board member
Carrasquel, Chico Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Carrera, Laura see Laura Carrera Beltram
Carson, T. E. Grocery store owner - first mayor of Niles City
Carswell, Major Horace Jr. War hero
Carswell, Horace Sr. Worked at Swift's
Carter, Amon G. Publisher of the Fort Forth Star-Telegram
Cavender, J. E. Mail dept. clerk at Swift's
Chagnon, "Lion" Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Chandler, Robert Owner of Chandler Hotel
Chenault, W. O. "Pinky" Operated a drive-in restaurant
Childs, J. Alderman, Niles City Council
Chisholm, Jesse Lent his name to the Chisholm Trail.
Christian, Jeff Board member, North Side Business Association
Cimoli, Gene Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Cloud, Ernest T. Well-to-do laundry owner
Cloud, Francis R. Son of Ernest T. - Married Louise Bradford
Cohen, Adolph Married Ida Greines
Cole, Jess
Collins, Delia
Cordona, Bennie Worked in his father's bakery
Courtright, Timothy "Longhair Jim" Gunslinger
Cox, Loyd On the Tarrant County Junior College District Board.
Crow, Millie Descendant of Karel Haba
Cummings, Marie Sister of Will
Cummings, Will
 
Daggett, Charles Brother to Bud.
Daggett, Charles B. Ran the ferry at "Daggett's Crossing" on the Trinity.
Daggett, Charlie Son of Bud.
Daggett, Ephraim Merrill Bud Daggett's uncle.
Daggett, E. M. Jr. "Bud" Classmate of York and Gilmore children - Son of Charles
Daggett, Laura Daughter of William Palmer, wife of Bud Daggett.
Daggett, Tenie Sister to Bud.
Daniel, Dr. Charles W. Baptist preacher
Davis, W. D. Fort Worth mayor
Davis, William
Dewer, Margaret Worked for Sam Rosen
Dominguez, Celia Sister of Pris
Dominguez, Jose Jesus Father of Pris and Celia
Dominguez, Pris Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce board member
Dulle, Joe
Durrett, Jack Early pioneer
 
Earhart, Amelia Pilot
Elder, J. P. Superintendent at Swift
Ellis, Jack Jr. Grandson of Jack
Ellis, Jackie Son of Jack
Ellis, Lonnie V. (Jack) Food distribution company
Ellis, Merida Green (M. G.) The Father of North Fort Worth.
Engler, Jack Owned dry-goods business
Ermogenis, Damianos Priest
Erskine, Carl Fort Worth Cats baseball player
 
Farmer, J. D. First mayor of the city of North Fort Worth.
Fernandez, Ron Founding officer, Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Fondy, Dee Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Fowler, A. Y. Killed John B. York.
Franklin, Jim Son-in-law of M. L. Leady
Franklin, Rusty Son of Jim
Franklin, Wilson Son of Jim
Freeman, W. O. Board member, North Side Business Association
French, Charles C. Stockyards public relation agent.
Fuller, William G. "Bill" Airport manager at Meacham Field
 
Garcia, Hope Daughter of Joe T. - Married Paul Lancarte
Garcia, Jesus "Mama Sus" Wife of Joe T.
Garcia, Joe T. Restaurant owner
Garcia, John S. Meat dealer and grocer - Uncle of Joe T.
Garcia, Josephine Daughter of Joe T.
Garcia, Mary Daughter of Joe T.
Garcia, Pauline Daughter of Joe T.
Garrett, Jenkins Lawyer - son of Jesse
Garrett, Jesse Lawyer - Baptist preacher
Garvey, William
Gause, George L. Undertaker
Gehrig, Lou Major league baseball player
Gilmore, Celia Wife of Seaborn
Gilmore, Martha Ellen Daughter of Seaborn
Gilmore, Seaborn Early pioneer
Goldstein, Charlie Store owner
Googins, Joseph Livestock buyer for Swift and Company
Googins, Ruth Dau. of Joseph - m. Elliot Roosevelt, son of FDR
Gorczyca, Dr. J. T. Board member, North Side Business Association
Gordon, Jack Fort Worth Press columnist
Gordon, Betty Wife of Sam Rosen
Gouhenant, Dr. Adolphus Physician
Greines, Dr. Abe Son of Meyer - dentist
Greines, David Lawyer - Son of Meyer
Greines, Ida Daughter of Meyer - married Adolph Cohen
Greines, Jake Ran dry-goods storeSon of Meyer
Greines, Meyer Russian immigrant - furniture store owner.
Greines, Mose Son of Meyer
Greines, Sarah Wife of Meyer
Greines, Sol Lawyer - Son of Meyer
Griffith, W. H. Alderman, Niles City Council
Grunewald, Peter Operated Grunewald's Park and Dance Pavilion
Gutierrez, Hector Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce board member
 
Haba, Anna Wife of Karel
Haba, Anna Daughter of Karel
Haba, Jerry Son of Karel
Haba, Karel Operated a saloon
Haba, Louis Son of Karel
Haba, Mary Daughter of Karel
Haba, Millie Descendant of Karel
Haley, Professor Balloonist and sky diver
Hampton, Ireland President of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce
Handley, Gene Fort Worth Cats manager
Harr, Fred Alderman, Niles City Council
Harris, W. D. Mayor of Fort Worth
Harrold, E. B. Fort Worth Packing Company Director
Haywood, Louis C.
Hayworth, Ray Fort Worth Cats manager
Helbing, Elmer C. Track star
Helbing, Dr. H. V. Father of Elmer
Helm, Bobby
Hester, Lucille Opened a restaurant called Hester's on the Hill.
Hewitt, G. W. Opened first grocery store.
Hickman, Holt
Hoak, Don Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Hobbs, W. T. Founder of Hobbs Trailers
Holloway, Colonel Henry Clay Father of the Fort Worth Stockyards.
Hope, Bob Celebrity
Hornsby, Rogers Major league baseball player
Houston, General Sam Former President of Texas.
Hoxie, John R. Fort Worth Packing Company Director
Huffman, E. L.
Huffman, Walter A. Partner in business with M. G. Ellis.
Hunter, Billy Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Hurley, Mike C. Railroad contractor.
 
Jacobson, Harry Owned dry-goods business
Jacobson, Hyman Son of Harry
Jacobson, Meyer Son of Harry
Jacobson, Sarah Wife of Harry
James, Bill North Side High School football player
Jara, Manuel Founding officer, Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Jenkins, Reuben Cattleman
Johns, August Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Johnson, Alfred Early pioneer
Johnson, Colonel Middleton Tate Established Johnson's Station
Johnson, W. C. Lawyer
Johnson, W. L. City marshall, Niles City
Jones, Morgan Founded Fort Worth Stock Yards Co. with J. P. Smith.
 
Kablukov, Anton aka Tony Cabluck
Kablukov, Olga Wife of Anton
Kablukov, Sonya Daughter of Anton
Keen, A. M. Went into business with Bud Daggett.
Keen, Clarence Son of A. M.
Kelly, Jim "Cowboy" Cowboy and pilot
Kendrick, Homer Operated Owl Drug Store.
Kimmel, Sam Board member, North Side Business Association
Klein, Lou Fort Worth Cats manager
Kothmann, Keith
Kraft, Clarence Fort Worth Cats baseball player
 
LaGrave, Paul Business manager of the Fort Worth Cats
Lake, Mary Daggett Historian
Lancarte, Hope Garcia See Hope Garcia
Lancarte, Lanny Grandson of Joe T. Garcia
Lancarte, Paul Son-in-law of Joe T. Garcia
Lanham, Fritz Fort Worth Congressman
Lary, Yale Professional football player - Auto dealership owner
Lawrence, Lewis Owned the Stockyards Barber Shop
Leddy, Frank Boot maker - brother of M. L.
Leddy, Martin Luther (M. L.) Boot maker
Leddy, O. C. Boot maker - brother of M. L.
Leddy, Silas Boot maker - brother of M. L.
Leigh, Hazel Vaughn Formed North Fort Worth Boys Club
Lewis, Mrs. Roland
Lewis, Roland Ecelon Owned furniture stores
Lindbergh, Charles Famous airman
Loving, Margaret Married Colonel Henry Clay Holloway
Loving, Mr. & Mrs. Samuel P. Uncle & aunt of M. G. Ellis.
Lozuk, Sylvester Pastor of Clinton Ave. Baptist Church for Slavic People
 
Maclin, Tom
Maclin, Tracey
Macon, Max Fort Worth Cats manager
Magers, Cliff Automobile dealer
Mallon, Les Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Malone, Wallace State Representative from Fort Worth
Marshall, Charence Operated a newsstand
Martin, Nathan Monroe Bank robber
McCafferty, Charlie Proposed the creation of the North Fort Worth Historical Society
McCafferty, Sue President of the North Fort Worth Historical Society
McCain, Juanita Daughter of Dave Shannon
McCain, M. L. Jr. First editor of the North Fort Worth News.
McCarthy, Joe C. Fort Worth Packing Company Director
McDonald, William "Gooseneck" Wealthy black businessman
McElyea, R. G. Northside Coliseum operator
McFarland, Charles Cattleman - Suggested first fat stock show.
McGown, George Q.
McKeough, Reverend M. A. Catholic priest
McKinley, Bob Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce board member
McKinley, DeWitt Board member, North Side Business Association
McLaughlin, Ed
McMillin, "Bo" North Side High School football player
McMillan, John Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce board member
Meacham, H. C. Mayor of Fort Worth
Mendoza, Rufino Sr. Spokesman for the Hispanic community
Meyers, Colonel J. J. Owned first herd ever to pass through Fort Worth.
Milankovich, Joseph aka Joseph Milan - Married Anna Obal
Milliken, Bob Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Minton, Roscoe North Side High School football player
Miron, Ben
Mitchell, Charles Married Martha Gilmore
Mitchell, John Purchased land containing burials that would become Mitchell Cemetery
Mitchell, Martha Gilmore see Martha Ellen Gilmore
Montgomery, Sully North Side High School football player - pro boxer - sheriff
Moody, Dan Texas Governor
Moore, Elizabeth Daughter of R. G. McElyea
Moore, M. H. Preacher
Moore, Ray Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Morris, J. Walter Owner of the Fort Worth Cats
Mulholland, Mr. & Mrs. H. A.
Murray, Gene Board member, North Side Business Association
Murrin, Steve Northside Coliseum operator
Myers, Robert L. "Chief" Coached the North Side High School Steers
 
Neeley, M. J. Owner of Hobbs Trailers
Neidholt, Kenneth Butcher at Armour and Company
Niles, Louville V. Invested in stockyards - Niles City named after him.
Norris, J. Frank Baptist preacher
Novak, Josephine Married Alex Bunker
Nugent, Alvin North Side High School football player
 
Obal, Anna Married Joseph Milankovich
Ozark, Danny Fort Worth Cats baseball player
 
Pace, Elroy Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Paddock, Buckley B. Editor of the Fort Worth Democrat
Palmer, Lan Son of William
Palmer, Laura Alice Daughter of William, married Bud Daggett.
Palmer, Sam Son of William
Palmer, William Purchased a farm from Charlie Mitchell.
Pappajohn, George Greek truck farmer
Pappajohn, Steve Son of George
Parker, Bonnie As in "Bonnie & Clyde"
Parker, Colonel Tom Elvis' manager
Pate, A. M. Founder of Panther Oil and Grease Manufacturing Co.
Pate, A. M. Jr. "Aggie" Son of A. M. - Texas Refinery Corporation
Pate, Joe Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Pate, Sebert Son of A. M.
Pawluk, Peter Pastor of Clinton Ave. Baptist Church for Slavic People
Peak, Howard W.
Pelton, Fred L. Bank teller
Phillips, Norman Automobile dealer
Polinsky, Harry Veteran of WW II
Polinsky, Joe In Bunker/Novak wedding party photo
Post, Wiley Pilot
Presley, Elvis Emerging rock and roll star
Puente, Carlos First Hispanic to serve on the board of the Fort Worth ISD
Puente, Maria Esther Wife of Carlos
Pullman, W. B. Owned Pullman's Skateland
 
Randall, Porter Radio personality
Rapp, "Goldie" Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Reeves, John L. Fort Worth Cats president
Renfro, John William
Rigney, "Topper" Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Rios, Delores Ayala Daughter of Michael Ayala
Riscky, Joe Founder of Riscky's Barbecue
Riscky, Marcilia In Bunker/Novak wedding party photo
Roach, Jesse Founder of Cattlemen's steakhouse
Robbins, "Reg" Auto mechanic and pilot
Roberts, Doak Major league baseball player
Rogers, Will Celebrity
Roosevelt, Eleanor Wife of FDR
Roosevelt, Elliot Son of FDR
Roosevelt, Franklin D. US President
Roosevelt, Theodore US President
Rosen, Betty Gordon Wife of Sam
Rosen, Ephraim Son of Sam
Rosen, Joel Son of Sam
Rosen, Sam Real estate developer
Ross, R. E. Brother of Waddy
Ross, Sam Brother of Waddy
Ross, Waddy R. Co-owner Ross Brothers Horse and Mule Co.
Rouse, Fred
Rowland, Spider Arkansas writer
Rowland, W. H. Baptist minister
Runnels, Hardin R. Ran for governor of Texas.
Ruth, Babe Major league baseball player
 
Salicos, George Farmer from Smyrna
Salinas, Dick Founding officer, Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Samuels, Alfred W.
Samuels, Baldwin L. Gold miner - farmer - donated additional land for Pioneers Rest Cemetery
Sanchez, Abel Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce board member
Sansom, Marion Cattleman
Saunders, George W. President of the Old Trail Drivers Association.
Scarborough, Esmond
Seay, Jimmy
Sellars, R. H. Fort Worth Packing Company Director
Sellers, Eugene "Bud" Automobile dealer
Shannon, Dave
Shannon, Jack Chairman of Stockyards Area Restoration Committee
Shannon, Marie Cummings see Marie Cummings
Shannon, Oliver Son of Dave
Shannon, Samuel David Undertaker
Shepelwich, Louise In Bunker/Novak wedding party photo
Shield, Burt
Short, Luke Gunslinger
Shrasek, Johnny Automobile dealer
Simms, M. V. Alderman, Niles City Council
Simpson, Greenlief W. Invested in stockyards
Skelton, Bill Grocery store owner
Skinner, W. E. Manager of stockyards.
Smith, John Peter Noted civic leader
Smith, Mrs. Artemis
Smith, Sam
Sparks, John H. Jr. Movie theater operator
Sparto, Fideris "Jim" Worked at Swift's.
Sparto, Mary Daughter of Jim
Sparto, Muscola Wife of Jim
Spooner, Carl Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Steward, William F. Operated the Stockyards Inn
Stock, Jerome
Stoner, "Lil" Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Stripling, Will
Stultz, Wilmer L. Pilot
Swift, Edward Owner of Swift and Company meat-packing plant
 
Tarrant, General Edward H. For whom the county is named.
Tavener, "Pee Wee" Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Taylor, Robert Celebrity
Tegethoff, Charles Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce board member
Terry, Colonel Nathaniel Owned a plantation on Samuels Ave.
Thannisch, Colonel Thomas Marion Operated the Stockyards Inn & Stock Yards Club Saloon
Throckmorton, J. W. Texas governor
Tidball, Louis Banker
Trippett, W. W. Business partner of Colonel Henry Clay Holloway
Tyrs, Dr. Miroslav A professor at Charles University in Prague
 
Vance, Bob
Van Zandt, Major Khleber Mayor of Fort Worth
Vaughn, Mrs. Elizabeth DeCory Formed North Fort Worth Boys Club
Vincent, Al Fort Worth Cats manager
Vinnedge, Harry D. Food distribution company
Vloitos, Muscola Married Jim Sparto.
 
Waggoner, W. T.
Walkup, Jimmy Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Wallis, Dick Board member, North Side Business Association
Ward, Preston Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Wardlaw, Verner S.
Weaver, Jim "Red" North Side High School football player
White, Louis Boot and saddlemaker
White, Victor Boot and saddlemaker
Wick, Z. W. Commanded the guards at helium production plant
Wilemon, L. N. Board member, North Side Business Association
Wiley, D. B. Board member, North Side Business Association
Wiley, Dick Automobile dealer
Wilkes, John
Williams, Dick Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Wills, Ray Automobile dealer
Wollner, Carl Founder of Panther Oil and Grease Manufacturing Co.
Woodall, Larry Fort Worth Cats baseball player
Worth, General William Jenkins Fort Worth is named after him.
Wortham, Louis J. State Representative from Fort Worth
Wruble, Millie Haba Descendant of Karel Haba
 
Yardanoff, Helen Daughter of Theo
Yardanoff, Josephine Wife of Theo
Yardanoff, Theo Ran a small cafe - Popularized a traditional western dish
Yardanoff, Theo Jr. Son of Theo
Yardanoff, Wanda Daughter of Theo
Yater, Tom Purchased Stockyards Hotel
York, John B. Early pioneer
York, Will Son of John B.
Young, Brady Automobile dealer
Young, Frances Credit dept. at Swift's.
Young, Marshall Purchased Stockyards Hotel
 
Zapata, Louis Fort Worth City Councilman
Zepeda, J. Pete Founding officer, Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Zimmerman, Jake aka Jacob Atz


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