Tag: Forney TX

J. H. CULLOM Recalls Early Forney

5 September 2018

“I have lived in Dallas County fifty-two years,” said John H. Cullom, County Tax Collector. “My father, the late Peter Cullom, known as Uncle Peter, who lived at Nashville, Tenn., brought me, as a small boy, along with the rest of the family to Texas in 1877. My mother’s brother, Henry Hollis, had [preceded] us […]


24 April 2018

Walter Early was born in Springfield, Missouri on 4 August 1877. He left Springfield for Forney, Texas, in 1904. While he lived in Forney, he met and married Ethel Christine Tune in 1908. She was born in Forney in 1889. He became a Master Mason through the Forney Brooklyn Lodge #386 on 22 December 1918. […]


1 April 2018

Samuel Jackson Sauls was born in 1874. He was required to remain at home until his twenty first birthday. This was customary in those days. He came to Texas in 1895 and lived in “German Town” at Forney, Texas. He met Savanah Lemons at a church social and they courted for about six months before […]