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Motley County was formed from
Territories. Created August 21, 1876.  Organized February 5, 1891. 
Named in honor of Dr. Junius William Mottley, 1811-1836, signer of the Declaration of Independence
Aide to General Rusk at the Battle of San Jacinto where he was mortally wounded.
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Books about Motley Co.:

"The Early History of Motley County" by Harry H. Campbell

"Of Such As These, A History of Motley County and it's Families" by Eleanor Mitchell Traweek

"Interments In Motley County, Texas to March 1977" by Rita Groves

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Site last updated 5 May 2019
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No information on these old communities:
Mac Bain
If you have any information on the above mentioned communities please email me.

Camp Resolution
Cottonwood Mott Line Camp
Matador Land and Cattle Company (extensive records)
Matador Ranch
Prairie Cattle Company

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