Old Family Photo Collections Van Zandt County Genealogical Society
The photos on these pages are generously contributed by Milda Mason of Alto, New Mexico. Her ancestors were early settlers in Van Zandt County and these wonderful old photos are much appreciated. In addition, there is a very interesting story on this family and the Bottoms family on our "Old Tales, Stories Page" that you don't want to miss. If you would like to share your old family photos by placing them on this web site, please contact Sibyl Creasey for instructions.
William Bomar Moore Born between 1829 and 1831 in Hardeman Co., Tn. Died 1 Dec. 1877 in Canton, Van Zandt Co., Tx.
Bomar was the son of James & Cynthia Hardcastle Moore. He married first Barbara C. Tankersley and second Harriett Caroline "Callie" Cole. Bomar was in a fight at the circus in Canton, 18 Feb 1870, where he killed Alexander Bottoms.
The complete story of the Circus gunfight can be found at
Gun Fight at the Circus On the "Old Tales, Stories" page on this website
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