Allen Clinton Heard

A. C. "Daddy" Heard was born in February 23, 1858 in DeWitt County, Texas. His parents were Humphrey Whorley Heard and Louisa Ellenor Foster Heard, and he was one of eight children. When he was an older teenager, he began working cattle for one of his brothers in Texas. He next rode on the cattle … Continue reading Allen Clinton Heard

Clyde D. Woolworth and the Woolworth Family

Clyde Dean Woolworth (1883-1938) was the first member of the family to come to Lea County. He was born to a large family in Carthage, Panola County, Texas. His father was Justus Morgan Woolworth and his mother was Mary Jane Paxson Woolworth. Clyde was one of at least eight children. The family story is that … Continue reading Clyde D. Woolworth and the Woolworth Family