Memories Of T.J. Hicks

I came to the Indian Territory with a white family named Parnell. We came through in a wagon from Texas and I helped Mr. Parnell move to the Indian Territory. He gave me fifty cents a day and my board.

After reaching Purcell, Indian Territory, Chickasaw Nation, in 1897, I went to work for Mr. Williams who owned a large ranch about thirty miles southwest of Purcell.

 

 

 

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