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Re: [jacksongenealogy] Re: MIGRATIONS TO OK AND TX

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  • kingirby@eastland.net
    Texas gave land ti the railroads for building lines. The RR In turn sold land cheap in Eastland and many surrounding counties. The state also gave land to
    Message 1 of 5 , Jan 27, 2011
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      Texas gave land ti the railroads for building lines. The RR In
      turn sold land cheap in Eastland and many surrounding counties.
      The state also gave land to state schools to raise money. My
      ggrandfather James Irby bought RR and school land. I have the
      orginal deed


      > Most of my relatives from Jackson County, AL migrated to Delta County,
      TX
      a> nd Eastland, Fannin and Lamar counties around there, and another
      branch
      wen> t to Garvin County, OK.
      >
      > Tina, Researching Jones,Sisk, Hickman, Parkhart (Pockrus)
      >
      >
      > --- In jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com, TOM F DUNKLIN
      <dunk1432@...>
      wrote> :
      > >
      > > Wondering if anyone had any thoughts on this question.......if my
      Wilson
      > family
      > > members were in Walker Co GA in 1850 and in DeKalb Co AL in
      1860, are
      the> re any
      > > particular counties�in OK & TX that people from�GA & AL�would
      proba> bly migrate
      > > to?
      > >
      > > Beginning to think some of William & Sarah Willson/Wilson's
      children�ma> y have
      > > gone to OK and/or TX but no clue as to what particular part of the
      states> they
      > > would have settled.
      > >
      > > Male children were:
      > > Benjamin W E Wilson ca 1830
      > > James�����������������
      "�����> �ca 1841
      > > Jerry/Jeremiah M� "����� ca 1845
      > >
      > > Have nothing on wives or children. Totally unable to find them in AL or
      G> A after
      > > 1860.
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >
      >
      >
      >



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