Feudin’ and Fightin’ Friday: The Lawless Horrell Brothers (From Lampasas, TX to Lincoln, NM and Back)

Horrells and Higgins – Early Lampasas County Settlers

John Holcomb Higgins and his wife Hester migrated to Lampasas County, Texas from Georgia with their young family.  Their son, John Pinkney Calhoun Higgins was their first male child, born on March 28, 1851.  The Higgins family was among the first settlers in the county.  One source indicated that the Higgins family had moved to Texas in 1848, but I believe that is incorrect as John Pinkney was born in Georgia as noted in subsequent censuses – so not sure the exact date they arrived in Lampasas County.

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  1. Good story about New Mexico, we had some outlaws in the Aztec area also.

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    • There are so many New Mexico outlaw stories .. I thought this would be a good series to pursue — feudin’ and fightin’!

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  2. Sam Harrell is my great great grandfather

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    • Thomas Horrell was my great great great grandfather!

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  3. Dave Warner was my great great grandfather

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