Tag: Naaman School Road

TODD & BICKLE Family’s Garland Homestead

28 July 2018

It was on August 1, 1900 that Arch Bickle and Abner Todd, along with their families left Stone County, Arkansas and arrived 18 days later in Garland, Texas to make their home. These men were first cousins. Mr. Arch Bickle, his wife Roxie (Gaylor) Bickle, Allie, age 2, and Joe Bickle, the baby, had one […]

WILLIAM CONNER, Blind Naaman Area Merchant

13 July 2018

Will Conner was born on October,29, 1971 at Bickle’s Cove in Stone County, Arkansas. He was orphaned at age two and raised by the Joseph Walker Bickle family there. In 1892, Will and friends, Andrew and Ulysses “Liss” McIntire, with a wagon and two horses came to Texas. They settled at Garland, where Will later […]


1 April 2018

Jennie Haynes Conner wife of Will M. Conner of Naaman, died Monday, August 21, 1899 as a result of measles. Her husband is in bed with typhoid and unable to attend the funeral service. The former Miss Jennie Haynes was born in Stone County, Arkansas around 1871. Will M. Conner, also of Stone County, Arkansas, […]