Veteran Sheriff ’s Deputy, Fire Chief ’s family tied to Texas history

Ingleside Volunteer Fire Department Chief Steven Loving’s relatives left an historic legacy in Texas that dates to the post-Civil War era in the Lone Star State. Courtesy: Chief Steven Loving

Veteran Sheriff ’s Deputy, Fire Chief ’s family tied to Texas history

Oliver Loving and partner Charles Goodnight set out in 1866 from Texas to Wyoming with a herd of longhorn cattle, a trip they would make many times in years to come and change the routes as they went. Courtesy: Texas Genealogical Trails

Veteran Sheriff ’s Deputy, Fire Chief ’s family tied to Texas history

A historical marker is placed along one section of the Goodnight-Loving Trail indicating where cattle were brought hundreds of miles, destined for slaughter to be sold as meat. Courtesy: Texas State Historical Association

Veteran Sheriff ’s Deputy, Fire Chief ’s family tied to Texas history

Just after the Civil War, between 1865 to 1886, as the Union states absorbed what had been the Confederacy, cattlemen ...

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Aransas Pass Progress


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Aransas Pass, TX 78336


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Aransas Pass, TX 78336


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