Tag: Merritt Road

KIRB MERRITT, Wagon Wheel Fellow

6 October 2018

Kirb Merritt was born at the old Merritt homeplace located on the corner of Liberty Grove Road and Merritt Rd just northeast of Rowlett. He married Kate Newman. Kate was the daughter of Flora Nelson and the granddaughter of Angeline Forster which was my grandfather’s sister. Kirb and Kate only had one son.  Duane was […]


25 April 2018

My earliest memories of an old ice box date back to sometime around 1946 when I was just a small child.  Guess I was born with an inquisitive mind.  I will always remember opening the door of that old wooden ice box and wondering about that big block of ice.  Even wondered what would happen […]