Cooke County, Texas Archives

The Ware Family of Woodbine, Cooke Co., Texas

Photos furnished by: Jack Ware

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Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas 1880

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Back row, Left to right
John W. Ware, Radford A. Ware

Front row:
Elijah Ware with Henry Ware (child),
Henry "Pat" Ware, Spencer Ware
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Rad Ware & Mattie
Nelson Ware
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"The Good Guys"
Right: Pat Ware
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Standing: Sheriff Pat Ware
with two unknown men,
presumably ex-sheriffs
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Standing: Sheriff Pat Ware,
Cooke Co. Sheriff, 1908
Seated: Marcus Webster,
1848, the first sheriff with the
record term holder
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Deputy Sheriff, Will Emerson
First Cooke Co. Lawman

Killed On-Duty
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Henry Pat Ware

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Hiram &  Alpha (Slimp) Reece


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The original Ware Log House
still standing, but falling apar
Nancy Altum Ware, center in apron
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Ware Home
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Ware Home
The same house, but older

The Nelson Cabin
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Rad A. Ware House,
at Clements and Pecan
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Purcell & King Motor Co.
2nd. From Left: R.C. Nelson, one
of the first settlers in eastern
part of Co., pictured at his home
north of Woodbine in 1892.
Others  Are: Mrs. R.C. Nelson,
Charlie Compton, Anna Pearl Wood
and James Francis Nelson.
(Courtesy of Mrs. J.R. Nelson)
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Woodbine Train Station
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G.T. Purcell & Son Store

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