Growing Up in Texas
Loyd M Vauthier
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Part I Dublin -
Growing Up in Texas, covers a Dublin’s history, a brief description my parent’s childhood to the point of their marriage, and their early years with my Brothers Ken and Ralph before I entered their lives. My childhood days before the coming of my Sisters, Barbara and Sylvia, and our lives together through out the 1950‘s before we moved to Sinton, Texas in 1960. Dublin is located about one hundred and forty miles Southwest of Ft. Worth, Texas.
Part II Sinton -
Growing Up in Texas, my adolescents, the seven years that I lived in Sinton, from August 1960 to October 1967. It includes stories from my Jr. High and High School years. Sinton is located in South Texas, about thirty miles from the coast of South of Texas.
Part III Extras -
Contains Information and stories gathered from shared stories, personal recordings, and letters. For example “Stories From Dad” are few stories shared with me from my Brother Kenneth. “Daddy’s Part”from GrandPa, George Ragland, and “Mama’s Part” from Granny, Faustina (Cline) Ragland were both recorded by my Aunt Mary ( Ragland ) Cockrell. Letters to my Brother Kenneth, from our GrandMother’s Sister, and our Great Aunt Kat, Katherine,(Cline) Dutton, where she describes her Father (our Great Grandfather) Luther Cline, and her Grandfather (our Great-Great-Grandfather) Dock Cline.
What's New in Version 4.3
Rearranged Chapter location for a better chronological sequencing. Reworked Chapter Tilte Page graphics where deemed necessary. Added Sanborn Fire Insurance maps to end of “Dublin Intro” section of Part I, “Dublin”. Moved Sections for “Dad” and “Mom” from Part I, Chapter 1, “Beginnings” to its own Chapter 71, titled “Charles and Virginia” to Part III. Renamed Chapter 12, from “BB Incident +” to “Little Brothers” with sections “Food Fight” and “The BB Incident”. Chapter 24, ”Ice” Added Photos of Dublin High and Elementary schools. Chapter 40 renamed “Our Walk” to ’57 Merc”, and renamed and reworked section “Our Walk” to “Walk or Ride”; added section “Devils Back Bone”; reworked Title Page graphics. Reworked Chapter 52, “I Want to Hold Your Hand”, which now has the following sections: “Beatlemania”, “Noticed by the USA”, “Ed Sullivan Show”, and “Let It Be”. Chapter 69 - “South Texas Hurricanes”, removed section “Whole Other Country” Moved titled “Dad’s Stories” to Chapter 72, Part III.