This is Charles Goodnight, the Father of the Pan Handle, inventor of the Chuckwagon, the "cattle gather", the trail drive, the Goodnight/Loving cattle trail, and the namesake of Goodnight, TX. Lonesome Dove was loosely based on him and Loving. He's the original Texas Cowboy.
Jane Wilkinson Long ... orphaned at age 14 and widowed at 24, Jane led a long and hard life in Texas. However, her independent and determined character earned for her the title "MOTHER OF TEXAS." Although widowed shortly after arriving in Texas in 1820, still young and beautiful in a country with few women, Jane had many suitors including several well-to-do, notable Texans such as William Travis, Stephen Austin, Sam Houston and Mirabeau Lamar. She died, still a widow, in 1880.
Balmorhea State Park, Texas. Dive in this summer!