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They first appeared in the weekly column, "Footprints of Fayette," which is published in local newspapers. He worked as a printer and a clerk at San Felipe until he joined the Texas army in February Abbotts served as a camp guard during the Battle of San Jacinto.
For this service he was awarded a donation certificate for acres of land in This land was located in Austin County.
Abbotts was also listed as being married on that census but it is unclear when he was actually married. Abbotts and his wife, Elizabeth, built a large home on his league of land about and raised sheep.
It was a profitable if unusual business for this area. In his flock of sheep yielded pounds of wool. Sometime between and Abbotts returned to his native England. His cousins, the Thomas Carter family were occupying the Abbotts home in There were several rumors as to why Abbotts left Texas including one of the more colorful ones that speculated that he had inherited land and a title in England which required him to give up his land holdings in Texas.
In an letter to his old friend, Moses Austin Bryan, Abbotts states that he "has not willingly left Texas. He told Bryan that he would have done so the following spring had his wife not died.
Lancelot Abbotts is best known in Fayette County for the house that he built. It is a three-story stone house constructed on an exceptional site. The orientation of the house creates a cooling breeze. The thickness of the walls retain heat in the winter while keeping it cooler in the summer.
At present, part of the house still stands. Melvin Adamek of Schulenburg was black and blue from pinching himself. Now he is back in Schulenburg, a civilian again, with vivid memories of marching in the inauguration parade.
Adamek was one of the 98 Korean veterans who formed the honor guard for the President. They asked me a bunch of questions and then told me to come back at 12 for a special detail on the east coast back in the States.
How the 98 were picked from all the men eligible, Adamek does not know. Adamek was not a regular color bearer and he had to learn that job at Eighth Army Headquarters at Seoul.
The picture of the honor guard printed in the Jan 26 issue of Life Magazine was taken in Japan, he said. It was certainly interesting. A person kind of felt like crying. He had spent six months in Korea as squad leader of a rifle company with the 24th Infantry Regiment in the 40th Division.
Before going to the front he worked with Communist prisoners on the Koje Island. If they keep on going the way they have that thing will last a 1, years. Adolph and the Boys by George Koudelka During the heyday of Texas Polka Music in the s, one Fayette County Orchestra became known statewide through its radio programs, recordings, and live performances.
Originally known as Adolph and the Boys, the group later changed their name to reflect their sponsors.
It all started inwhen Julius Pavlas, an old-time musician and Engle resident, entered his band in a contest at the Majestic Theatre in San Antonio. They took first place. The band came to the attention of Universal Mills, a large Texas flour producer, who invited Mr.
Pavlas and his band back to San Antonio for an audition. Many of his band members refused to go, so Mr.Home; About Us. What is The Masterson MethodÂ® About Jim; Meet The Office; FAQ; Testimonials; Contact Us; Absorbine Partnership; In The News. Newsletters; Free Educational Videos.
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