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Ochiltree County Texas Historical Markers

 
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By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
Colonel William B. Ochiltree Marker
Texas (Ochiltree County), Perryton — 967 — Colonel William B. Ochiltree County named for Confederate Officer 1811 - 1867
Secretary treasury and last attorney general Republic of Texas. Secession Convention delegate 1861. Influential member Provisional Congress which drafted Confederate Constitution, mobilized manpower, set up financial structure, elected political . . . — Map (db m93470) HM
Texas (Ochiltree County), Perryton — 3989 — George Morgan Perry
A native of Iowa, George Morgan Perry (1862-1944) moved to the Texas Panhandle town of Ochiltree in 1886. Active in the formal organization of the county, he served as county clerk, district clerk, and county judge. A supporter of railroad building . . . — Map (db m93471) HM
Texas (Ochiltree County), Perryton — 18095 — Gray Community Church
Settlers established Gray, Beaver Co., Okla., in the 1900s. Rev. J. W. Duff of Enid, Okla., organized a church in Jan. 1915 and became the first minister. Lumber came from Liberal, Kan., and the Ladies Aid Society raised funds to buy an organ, pews, . . . — Map (db m93480) HM
Texas (Ochiltree County), Perryton — 12131 — Ochiltree Cemetery
In 1902, Jim McLarty and J. V. Stump fenced off 90 acres for a cemetery in the town of Ochiltree. Soon afterwards, Jim was thrown from his horse and killed, and at age 21 became the first person buried in the cemetery. In 1927 the county acquired . . . — Map (db m93619) HM
Texas (Ochiltree County), Perryton — 3662 — Ochiltree County
Formed from Young & Bexar territories Created, August 21, 1876 Organized, February 21, 1889 Named in honor of William Beck Ochiltree, 1811-1867 Associate Justice, Supreme Court of Texas, 1842; Secretary of the Treasury, 1844; . . . — Map (db m93481) HM
Texas (Ochiltree County), Perryton — 3663 — Ochiltree Townsite (Bordering this highway)
This county was created in 1876 and named for noted Texas jurist William Beck Ochiltree (1811-1867). In 1876 it was attached for judicial purposes to Clay and later to Wheeler County. In 1886 pioneers began to settle in dugouts here on the prairies . . . — Map (db m93621) HM
Texas (Ochiltree County), Perryton — 3691 — Old Blasingame Home
Built about 1912 in Ochiltree. Designed by Mrs. John Blasingame; 19th century English, German influence. Constructed by Sam Whittaker; lumber and red brick hauled from Glazier. Luxurious home had attic, full basement. Heavy embossed picture . . . — Map (db m93469) HM
Texas (Ochiltree County), Perryton — Plainview Hardware Company Building
Has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m93472) HM
Texas (Ochiltree County), Perryton — 4673 — Sheriff James Sidney Talley (1874 - 1962)
Born near Washington-on-the-Brazos; moved 1901 to Ochiltree County. As sheriff, 1908-1944, he used free-wheeling methods and never carried a gun. It was said that generosities kept him poor. At retirement he held record for longer continuous . . . — Map (db m93620) HM
Texas (Ochiltree County), Perryton — 4907 — Site of the Trading Post
Established by C. E. Jones in 1874 on the Jones & Plummer Trail which extended from Dodge City, Kansas, to Mobeetie. Here food and cloth were traded to Indians for hides and later ranchmen purchased general supplies hauled from Dodge City. — Map (db m93615) HM

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