EUGENE (GENE) LEE SLOVER 7/3/35 - 3/22/13
Gene's Memoriam: Cavillo Funeral Home and Chapel
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I HAVE 2 DAUGHTERS AND 1 SON
Historical sketch of Parker County and Weatherford, Texas
St. Louis: L.C. Lavat, book and job printer, 1877, 499 pgs.
Pages 144 and 145
Was killed in the spring of 1861 by the lawless Indians. The day previous a party of Capt. M.D. Tackitts' Rangers composed of David Stinson,
Budd Slover, John Slover, Boyd, McMahon and others were out on a scout after the government pensioners , and while feeding, at noon, eleven of
them were discovered coming out of a deep ravine, twelve miles north of Jacksboro. The Indians attacked the rangers, but were quickly repulsed
with the loss of one and serious injury to a second. They made off, hotly pursued by the rangers, but the United States alms receivers, having
better horses, of course made the quickest time and escaped. The rangers were distanced; still they followed on all night, but could not find the
objects of their search. Early in the morning, William Youngblood, was going into the woods close by his home to cut and split rails, and while
there, nine Indians surrounded the place, scalped and killed him. The same morning the rangers wer re-inforced by James Gilliland, Angie Price.
Palmer and other citizens. They overtook the national murderers and killed the leader, who had Youngblood's scalp in his shot pouch. The scalp
was instantly taken to the deceased's late residence, and placed on his head a moment before he was lowered into the earthly receptacle of the dead.