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BEAR CREEK SETTLEMENT, TEXAS

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Kimble County, Texas Hill Country

FM 2291
About 4 Miles N of Interstate 10
NW of Junction
Population: Unk

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TX - Bear Creek Settlement Historical Marker
Bear Creek Settlement Historical Marker
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, May 2013
Historical Marker:

Bear Creek Settlement

(Begun about a half-mile west of this site)

Started in 1850s by rancher Raleigh Gentry [See Cleo, Texas], who built a 2-room log house and cleared a small farm, but in 1862 sold out to cattlemen Rance Moore. 1860s settlers included Wm. and Lane Gibson, Charlie Jones, John New, A. J. Nixon, Billie Waites. Others came in 1870s after raids by Indians and outlaws were ended.
1967
Photographer’s Note:
“Almost, but not quite, within sight of Brambletye.” Barclay Gibson
TX - Kimble County, Bear Creek Settlement Cemetery and Marker
Bear Creek Settlement Cemetery
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, May 2013
TX - Kimble County, Bear Creek Settlement Cemetery
1870 Bear Creek Settlement Cemetery
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, May 2013
TX - Graves in Bear Creek Settlement Cemetery

Graves in Bear Creek Settlement Cemetery
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, May 2013

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Bear Creek Settlement, Texas Nearby Towns:
Junction the county seat
Fredericksburg | Kerrville
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