On this day in 1874, R. P. "Scrap" Taylor and two others were lynched at Clinton, Texas. The incident was part of the notorious Sutton-Taylor feud, which grew out of violent Reconstruction-era(more...)
PROSERPINA, TEXAS. Proserpina was in west central Jasper County southwest of Jasper and Beech Grove. The Proserpina post office was established in 1903 but discontinued in 1907. The voting precinct was briefly abolished in 1921 but reestablished; in 1926 it was consolidated with that of Erin.
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