Tag: Knights of Pythias

JOHN W. DAVIS, Dallas County’s Oldest Mason

7 April 2018

John W. Davis (1826-1919) died at his home south of Garland Saturday evening at 8 o’clock. Immediate cause of his death was paralysis, which struck him on the preceding Thursday. Prior to that time he had been in his usual health for several months, though last year he had a serious illness from which he […]

NICHOLAS F. PACE, Garland Texas

21 February 2018

Nicholas Featherston Pace was born June 4, 1840 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. His parents were Nancy Burwell Inge and Nicholas Pleasant Pace. At age twenty-one he enlisted in the Confederate Army, Company L, 4th Virginia Infantry, and was detailed as a nurse by order of Stonewall Jackson because of his fragile health. Mr. Pace was […]