Speck, Minnie Templeton 1978

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Minnie Speck shares her memories, both personal and public, about the early days of Lone Grove, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Minnie Templeton Speck

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: 1978

Location: None Given

Interviewer: Cynthia Rogers

Length: 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Transportation, Stagecoach, Lone Grove, Texas, Businesses, Templeton brothers, Grange, Schools, Lone Grove School, McNutt School, Speck entered (1892), Mrs. Speck, Born in Lone Grove (February 14, 1883), Lone Grove (again), Settlers, Churches, Teachers, Mr. Griffin, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Massey, Health Seekers, Iron mine, Templeton family, Came to Grayson County in 1849, First census in 1850, Included everyone living in Graceland County, Lone Grove (again), Civil War veterans, Schools closed (late 1960s), Families, Overstreet, Williams, Jones, Businesses (again), Schools (again), Churches (again), Families (again), Caskets, Buildings (again), Indians, Artifacts, Juries, Cold winter (1879), [Interview ends and previously recorded story continues].

Tape 1, Side 2: [Previously recorded story continues].

Range Dates: 1849-1978

Bulk Dates: 1892-1910

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