Tag: Dallas

OLD SOLDIERS REUNION, Veteran Tells About 1902 Reunion.

20 January 2018

Letter from William Gill Cooper, northeast of Rowlett, Texas, tells about attending the 1902 Old Soldiers Reunion at Dallas Texas. 150,000 Visitors Trooped Into Dallas. Letter from W. G. Cooper of Rowlett: June 1902, to his nephew, Robert A. Cooper at Florence, Miss. Dear Bob, I guess you think I am rather slow in writing […]


20 January 2018

It was unusual that a black cotton farmer located in Dallas County, Texas during the late 1800s and early 1900s could be a successful cotton farmer, a member of the Masonic Order and have a street named in his honor.Taylor A. Tarpley was born in Dallas County, Texas in 1865. His father, Andrew Tarpley was […]