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Garner, Texas

Garner. A village on Mineral Wells and Northwestern Railroad, 14 miles west of Weatherford, established about 1890 when the railroad was built. Named in honor of Ab Bumgarner, where a gin was built and a postoffice was established. Mr. Bumgarner was a brother-in-law of George McCleskey, who was killed by Indians at the door of one of the log cabins, which constitute the Double Log Cabin at Holland’s Lake, which carry with it bullet holes and other evidence of Indian depredations. - History of Parker County and the Double Log Cabin: being a brief symposium of the early history of Parker County, together with short biographical sketches of early settlers and their trials, Weatherford, Tex, 1937, page 118


32° 49' 59.016" N, 97° 59' 6" W