Tag: Bankhead Highway

JESSIE TUCKER Farm, Garland

9 February 2019

Jessie Fitzgerald, the third son of Kibby Kirby and Charles Masters Tucker, was born on November 6, 1870 at the home place on the present-day site one block west from Centerville Road on Castle Drive (near the Rowlett & Garland city limits). Centerville used to head north through Mills Cemetery, cross Highway 66 (the old […]

JAMES J. LOWE Family, Rockwall TX

21 March 2018

The Bankhead Service Station was the first service station in Rockwall.  It was located at the corner of Alamo and Rusk streets and built by Woodie and Henson Lowe. Their father operated a brickyard at Rockwall.  Additional information on the Bankhead Highway is available in other articles. Native Kentuckians, Rev. Granville L. Tucker, Methodist preacher, […]

JESSIE FITZGERALD TUCKER, 1870 – 1945

25 February 2018

Jessie Fitzgerald, the third son of Kibby Kirby and Charles Masters Tucker, was born on November 6, 1870 at the home place on the present-day site one block west from Centerville Road on Castle Drive (near the Rowlett & Garland city limits). Centerville used to head north through Mills Cemetery, cross Highway 66 (the old […]