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    Image 1 of [Mrs. Robt. Lindsey] 1 [Life history?] Phipps, Woody Rangelore, Tarrant Co., Dist. #7 [111?] Page #1 FC Mrs. Robt. Lindsey, 59, was born on her father's ranch near Blum, Texas. While her father acted as foreman on the Blum Ranch, she and her brothers and sisters operated the ranch. The brothers worked with the cattle while she and her sisters took care of the ranch house. Her ...
    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - Lindsey, Mrs. Robt
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    Image 2 of [Mrs. Robt. Lindsey] 2 We had better meat, alright, than the store meat, because when we needed beef, we killed one. What is, the boys would kill it. We grew our own hogs for our hams and bacons, and that was far better than the kind you buy now too. While it was better, we were always working and never had a moment's time we could call ...
    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - Lindsey, Mrs. Robt
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    Image 3 of [Mrs. Robt. Lindsey] 3 but I couldn't give you a description of it now because I wasn't on the spot and it's been so long ago. We moved off the old ranch when I was around 12 years old, and went to San Saba county to live with my grand parents. They operated a small ranch, but it was one of the best grassed and watered places ...
    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - Lindsey, Mrs. Robt
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    Image 4 of [Mrs. Robt. Lindsey] 4 “They killed old Hartman's son over some little something or other, and buried him In the sand. The Hartmans lived about three fourths of a mile from us, and we'd go down there real often to see how they were getting along. If we went at night, they'd never have a light because they were afraid some of the gang would sneak up ...
    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - Lindsey, Mrs. Robt