Tag: Duck Creek


19 March 2018

Henry King Valentine, oldest son of Solomon King and Mary Lee Valentine, was born March 3, 1817 in Gates County, North Carolina. The family moved to Tennessee about 1820, living for a time in Stewart, Sumner, Weakley and Obion Counties. Solomon owned a large plantation near Union City, Obion County. He and his wife, Mary […]

WILLIAMS BROTHERS, Pioneers of Garland

6 March 2018

Marion Davis Williams and his brother, Jasper, emigrated from Lebanon County, Tennessee to Dallas County, Texas in 1876. They traveled by Conestoga wagon and settled near the communities of Embree and Duck Creek. Two years would pass before M. D.’s family joined the brothers. Their parents were Marlin G. and Sarah Ann (Holt) Williams. M. […]