Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas. Page: 157 of 1,110
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I~UIIIIIIY LHISTORY OF DALA COUNTY.15
Rebecca F. Bedford; Isaac N. married
B]errilla K. Myers; Margaret A. married
Tlomas A. Campbell and died in Missouri.
in 1869; Mary M. married Levi M.
Bulmfias; Rebecca F. married William L.
HIolt, and is dead. Children by a second
wife, Samuel H.; John W., and three
Combs, Joseph, and family, (Cedar Hill)
came before July 1848; of hlis children
Zur married Sarah Evans; William S.
married Elizabeth J. Evans; Robert.
Chowning, Robert, came in 1845.
Chowning. J. W., married Nancy Myers
in Illinois-in Grand Prairie fight in
18-16; found the murdered Phelps party
in 1848; lives in Denton.
Couch, HIenderson, as foreman of the jury at
the first court ever hold in Dallas county,
I)ecemiber, 1846; le and his eleven collelagjues
divorced Mrs. Charlotte M. Dal
ton from her husband, Joseph Dalton,
rtl before tlle sun of tllat day glided to
the hlleathen 'Chineo" side of the globe;
tile said IHIellderson Couch and Charlotte
M. Dalton, legally anTd constitutionally,
were husband and wife. It was tle first
civil suit-D)alton is. Dalton-over tried
in 1)allas county; yet some people of
this day imagine that the "early times"
of IDallas were of the backwoods, lAr-'
kaxnsaw Traveler," nonl. progressive class,
Stlcl as aro found stuck away in certain
Spos in New York, Ne-w Jersey, Plonnsylvlnial,
and l)ossibly a few in North
('arolina land Virginia, but never in tlhe
prairies of the great West or Southlwest.
let all suchi realize the electric dispatch
tbusinels ill early )allas (ldays, and b1e
con'vilced of their former erroneous imprjstioln,
tell tip their beavers to the
memory of Henderson and Charlotte
Chenault, Wesley M., and family, in 1845.
Chenault, William, came single, a soldier in
Mexico, married Ruth Ann Jackson, died
Cameron, David R., and family, from Missouri,
in 1844; among his children were
Chris C., L. Frank and T. H.
Cockrell, Wesley, and family came in 1846.
Cook, Henry, and family, before 1849.
Cole, Dr. John, wife and mostly grown children
came from Arkansas 1843; their
children; Calvin G., married in Arkansas,
Elvira Reeder; James M. married Sarah
Bennett; John H. married Elizabeth Preston;
Martin V. married Maggie Preston;
Joseph married Jennie Overton; Malinda
became second wife of James N.
Smith; Eliza married Jefferson Tilley,
and is a widow in Arkansas; Louisa
married A. G. Walker, and is dead;
Win. A., lives in Medina county, married
Cook, Williford W., brother of Robert M.,
came in 1845.
Cook, Robert M., surveyor, came in 1845,
married Martha Armstrong.
Connor, Abraham, and family came before
Crockett, John MI., and wife came from Tennessee
Collins, James, and wife, Nancy, came in
Collins, Thomas, brother of James, and wife,
Mary, came in 1846.
Collins, Albert G., and wife, Pamelia, came
fiom Kentucky 1846; their children:
Orzelia married John Shipley, now a
a widow; James, William, Joel and
Henry are (lead; Foster in Louisana;
Joseph and Albert G., living; Martha
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Lewis Publishing Company. Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas., book, 1892; Chicago, Illinois. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20932/m1/157/: accessed July 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Public Library.