Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas. Page: 158 of 1,110
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HISTORY OF DALLAS COUNTY.
married Jacob Ervay and lives in Wyoming;
Annie married P. King Taylor
and lives in Cisco, Texas. The parents
are still living.
Carter, Woomley, born in Loudoun, Virginia,
June 19, 1816; removed from Kentucky
to Missouri 1843; to Dallas in May,
1846; married Lucy Anderson; since
1880 has lived near Lewisville, Denton
Carter, Asher W., brother of Wormley, married
Elizabeth A. Wood.
Cockrell, Alexander, came from Missouri in
1845; was a frontier soldier and partly
in Mexico; married Sarah H. Horton;
was killed in Dallas April 3, 1858. His
widow still resides in the old homestead,
the abode of hospitality. Their children:
Aurelia married Mitchell Gray, and is
dead; Robert married Gillie Jones and
died in 1866; Frank M. is Alderman
Cockrell of the Todd mills; Alexander
married Ettie Fulkerson and is a "ranchero"
on Mountain creek.
Crow, Wm. M., and family, in 1847.
Carder, Wm. P., and family came in 1845;
his sons, Elijah and Christopher, were
soldiers in Mexico, and died in the city
about Christmas, 1847. His wife, nee
Brumfield, was a sister of Mrs. Amon
Dooley, George W., and family, before 1848.
Durrett, George W., and family, before 1848.
Daniel, John H., came from Missouri in 1845;
a soldier in the Mexican war; married
Rebecca Ray in Dallas county. Their
children: William R. married Josephine
McCommas; Mary Frances married
George H. Alexander, now of Hardenan
county; "John Henry" died March 5,
1885; Benj. F.; Sterling Price; Edmund
W. married first Emma McCommas;
second, Ettie Wilkinson; Charles A.;
Martha J., and the last is "Arthur Ellis
Dykes, Thomas, came single in 1845; a soldier
in Mexico, and died in New Orleans
en route home.
Durgin, Charles H., merchant, came from
Massachusetts 1845; married Elizabeth
B. Thomas, and is long deceased. His
widow is vice-president of the Dallas
County Pioneer Association.
Dakan, Dr. Perry, married Ann R. Walker,
who died in California. He returned,
and died in Texas.
Dye, Benjamin, Sr., and family came from
Kentucky in 1847. His children:
Enoch, now dead, married a daughter of
Rev. Abner Keen; Benj., Jr., and Wm.
H. died single; Joseph F. went to California
in 1853; George lives in Dallas
County; Martha E. is the wife of Wm.
H. Beeman; Sarah first married Mr.
Vassella and is now the wife of Dr.
Mitchell; Miranda married Madison
Bennett; Addie is the wife of Wm. A.
Dye, William, brother of Benj., died single.
Dawdy, Alanson, married Rebecca Shelton.
Downing, Wm'. W., came single.
Dunaway, Foster W., came single.
Dixon, Solomon W., and family.
Demay (or Dernay) Charles, came in 1845,
in Grand Prairie fight.
Davis, Hinson C., and family.
Davis, John W., Benj. F. and Jeremiah, came
Ellis, Thomas M., and wife, nee Witt, came
from Illinois in 1845. One of their
daughters married Middleton Perry;
Mary married Jones Green,
W. L. White; Wm. F. married
Miss Smith; John T. married Miss
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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/m1/158/: accessed June 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Public Library.