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Texas Panhandle Pioneers - John F. Weatherlys Family

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Panhandle, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 20' 35.25813999996", -101° 22' 52.7058800004"
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     Among first landowners in area. In 1898 started ranch 25 miles to the north. Ran country store, post office, phone exchange. Moved 1915 to Panhandle. The 1924 discovery of oil on their ranch led to the founding of Borger. They gave land to every church and school, and for a park, there. Weatherly (b. 1865, Tenn.) was a church, civic, Masonic leader; one of organizers of Hutchinson County. He died in 1944. His wife, Maggie Marie Deahl Weatherly (b. 1875, W.Va.), built Weatherly Hall at Texas Christian University, Fort Worth; educates missionaries and others; endows churches and Girl Scout work.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Texas Panhandle Pioneers - John F. Weatherlys Family Historical Marker Location Map, Texas

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