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50 SIXTY YEARS IN TEXAS.
of Denton County, and has since died. The oldest
son, John Dudley, married Mattie Everett. They
reside in Piano. They have six children. The oldest
daughter married Wallace Houston, of McKinney, a
lawyer. He was elected County Attorney, and
served his term out, and now has a good law practice.
The next daughter married a Mr. Claude Jasper,
the son of a banker at Piano. John Dudley is
a successful stock trader, and has done well in Piano.
In regard to my own family, I will say my wife
and I have been married nearly forty-four years,
and we have not yet had a death in our family. Mrs.
Lydia Jackson, my wife, was the second daughter of
Abraham and Caroline Hewitt, of Leesburg, Virginia.
She was born and reared in Leesburg until
the age of 15 years. She moved with her parents to
Missouri in 1858. Her father and people were loyal
to the Union, and moved to Kansas before the close
of the war. We have four children, two sons and
two daughters. Our oldest son, Edward, is living
in Frisco, Collin County. He is married, and they
have four children. He is in the hardware and implement
business at that place.
Roy, our second son, married Miss Hattie Hensley,
daughter of John Hensley, of Jacksboro, and
they have five children. They live at Fort Worth,
and he has charge of the Hicks Stock Yards at that
Carrie, our oldest daughter, married Dr. C. L.
Morey, a dentist. They have no children. He is a
partner of Dr. Rice, and they have'their office in
the Wilson Building, Dallas, Texas, and they seem
to be doing a good business.
Emma, our youngest daughter, married Mr. A.
C. Pepple. They have three children. He is the
steel furniture man, and has been in that business
seventeen years. They are living at 983 Bryan
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