Tag: Breckenridge TX

MARSHALL M. and FANNIE BUTLER SKILES

12 March 2018

Marshall Moore Skiles, called Marsh, was born born 26 June 1870 in Dallas County, Texas, son of Charles William and Martha Alice (Rowland) Skiles. In 1895, in Dallas County, he married Mary Frances (Fannie) Laurence Butler, the daughter of Robert Fabius and Mary Ann (Moss) Butler. Marsh and Fannie lived in a tenant house on […]

CHARLES F. & MAUD CHRISTIAN STRATTON

10 March 2018

Charles Francis Benjamin Ely Witt White Stratton was born 18 September 1861 in Breckenridge, Texas (now Richardson). He was the sixth child of James Davidson and Mary Ann E. (Butler) Stratton (The family has always laughed about “Papa’s” name. We said he must have been named for everyone in Breckridge!  He disliked the extended name […]

J. W. BONE Tells of Early Life in Dallas County

9 March 2018

“My people were among the pioneers,” said J. W. Bone, of Grand Prairie. “I am not informed as to when they settled in Tennessee, but it was in that State my father, J. J. Bone, was born and grew up and became a civil engineer. He migrated to Texas in 1852, and secured work with […]