Tag: Dallas County TX

NEARBY COUNTY RECALLS JUDGE ELLIS

25 April 2018

IN VIEW of the exceptionally large number of Dallas business and civic leaders who came to the city from Ellis County, curiosity about our distinguished neighbor on the south is understandable. Ellis County is slightly younger, having been created by the legislature on December 20, 1849, or 3 1/2 years after the creation of Dallas […]

JOHN WISDOM Donates Boy Scout Campground

17 March 2018

What promises to be one of the finest camping sites and game preserves in North Texas, was inspected Saturday afternoon by scout executives of the Boy Scouts of America, who are in Dallas at this time in connection with the campaign which the local Boy Scouts’ council will launch soon. Frank W. Wozencraft is president […]

TEXANA CHRISTIAN & TOM PARKS

4 March 2018

Tom Parks was born Thomas Jefferson Parks in 1849 on the Texas frontier, three years after Texas was admitted to the United States, and Dallas was incorporated as a town when he was three years old. He was the tenth of eleven children born to Amelia Sharp and Curtis Parks. Several of his siblings stayed […]

WILLIAM & NANCY JANE HUGHES COCHRAN

4 March 2018

A Chronology of the Hughes Family:  Nancy Jane Hughes, the daughter of William (June 11, 1785 October 10, 1872) and Ailsey Carr (July 3, 1791 – October 3, 1870) Hughes, was born in Stokes County, North Carolina on October 24, 1817. About 1828 William and Ailsey and their children moved (possibly by way of Bedford […]

MARTIN & LOUISA HINMAN WAGGONER

2 March 2018

Martin V. Miller, born 16 January 1846 in Indiana, married Louisa J. Hinman Waggoner on 8 June 1865 in Greene County, Indiana. Louisa, daughter of Isaac Hudson and Mary Ann (Grissom) Hinman, was born 12 September 1842 in Indiana.Louisa married Jeremiah B. Waggoner on 14 June 1859 in Greene County, Indiana. They became the parents […]

CRAWFORD & ANNA KIMMEL TREES

2 March 2018

The Trees family ancestry can be traced from Jacob Trees of Union County, Illinois. He was born in Germany and was one of the first settlers in the State of Illinois. Crawford Trees, Sr., the son of Jacob Trees, was born in Union County, Illinois December 6, 1823. Crawford, a literate single man, migrated to […]