This Day in Texas History: “Village Blacksmith of Cumby” Born in Tennessee

This Day in Texas History: “Village Blacksmith of Cumby” Born in Tennessee May 31, 1839 On this day in 1839, Robert R. Williams was born in Henderson County, Tennessee. He moved to Texas in 1868 and in 1872 became a blacksmith at Black Jack Grove, later Cumby, where he organized the Masonic lodge. At the…
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