Tag: Rockwall County TX History

WILLIAM LAWHORN Family Reaches Duck Creek

6 June 2018

The family of William and Martha Lawhorn came to Texas from Schott County, Mississippi.  They traveled by covered wagon and crossed the Mississippi River on a barge. Thomas L. Lawhorn was five months old when they made the journey. After a short stay near Duck Creek in Dallas County, the William Lawhorn family moved to […]

DANIEL J. ANDERSON, Rockwall Co. Ranch

9 May 2018

Daniel “Dan” James Anderson married Julia Ann Raines in 1883.  They were soon at home on the family ranch in eastern Rockwall County.  Dan’s father, David Jefferson Anderson, had owned the property prior to the Civil War. Dan was the son of David and Elizabeth Burroughs Williams Anderson.  Julia was the daughter of Thomas and […]