Historical and Descriptive Account of Red River County, Texas.

...Yet Red River county had been settled on its River border at what is now known as Jonesboro plantation, and thence to Pecan Point, as early as 1818 by Henry Jones, Claiborne Wright, John and Nat Robbins, the Humphries, and in 1821 by the Huckleys, Coopers, Moores, Ragsdales, Smiths, Pooles, Nalls, Martin, Chumley and others, and in 1825 at and near the mouth of Mill Creek, now in Bowie county, by the Hopkins, Slavens, Burkham and others...

The Standard (Clarksville, Texas), August 25, 1882.