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The Johnson-Sims feud : Romeo and Juliet, West Texas style

The Johnson-Sims feud : Romeo and Juliet, West Texas style

Author: Bill O'Neal
Publisher: Denton : University of North Texas Press, ©2010.
Series: A.C. Greene series, 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
The Johnson & Sims families were pioneer ranchers, settling in the same region--Lampasas & Burnet counties--in the dangerous years before the Civil War. After the War, Billy & Nannie Johnson & Dave & Laura Sims establish large ranches in adjoining counties in West Texas. At the turn of the century the two families united in a marriage of 14-year-old Gladys Johnson & 21-year-old Ed Sims. Several years later a nasty  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill O'Neal
ISBN: 9781574412901 1574412906 9781574414752 1574414755
OCLC Number: 644642381
Description: xiv, 208 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction to a blood feud --
Billy Johnson, cattle baron --
Dave Sims, cattle baron --
Gladys and Ed --
E.C. Sims vs. Gladys Sims --
Storm clouds --
Tragedy in Snyder --
The search for revenge --
Assassination and retribution --
Aftermath and redemption --
Rest in peace.
Series Title: A.C. Greene series, 9.
Responsibility: Bill O'Neal.


In the early 1900s, two families in Scurry and Kent counties in West Texas united in a marriage of fourteen-year-old Gladys Johnson to twenty-one-year-old Ed Sims. Billy Johnson, the father, set up  Read more...


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