Tag: Mustang Branch

WILLIAM & NANCY HUGHES COCHRAN

7 February 2018

A remarkable set of women, the Hughes sisters, had much to do with the development of Dallas. Numerous descendants still reside in the area.  Nancy Jane and her husband, William M. Cochran, helped found Farmers Branch.  William named it that because he objected to its original name, Mustang Branch.  He then homesteaded around Northwest Highway […]