Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas. Page: 160 of 1,110
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HISTORY OF DALLAS COUNTYGrounds,
Robert, and large family, came in
Green, Mrs. Martha P., and family.
Garvin, Thomas, came single.
Howell, John, and wife Parthena, came in
1845; their children: Virginius, James,
Hartwell (lost in the Confederate Army,)
Lizzie (Mrs. John Wright), Salome
(Mrs. John M. Hervay), Charles, married
Hicklin, William J., and family came in
1845. He was killed out West.
Horton, Enoch, Sr., and family, from Russell
county, Virginia, arrived November
29, 1844. His children (excepting
a married daughter who came ten years
later) were Mary, who married Marlin
M. Thompson; John married Margaret
Hopkins; James married first Jane
Phillip, second Mrs. Mollie King, nee
Morton; Sarah H. married Alexander
Cockrell; Enoch, Jr., married first Nancy
C. Reed, second Lucy Lanier (now
Mrs. Sam P. Cross); Robert died single,
in California; Martha married her
cousin, Wm. Horton, and died soon after
reaching Dallas; Rachel died single;
Lucy married A. B. Lanier; Emarine
married the late Joseph C. Reed. Of
all this large family Mrs. Cockrell alone
survives as one of the honored landmarks
of early, or rather ante-Dallas,
days. Mrs. Cockrell died in 1892.
Hord, Wm. H. and wife Mary J. (nee Crockett)
cane from North Carolina 1845:
their children: Thomas A., Ferdinand
P., Mattie J. (Mrs. J. A. Crawford).
Hunt, Edward W., came in 1846; first
married Jane A. Thomas, second.Olivia
Hunt, John k., brother of E. W. came in
1846, went to California in 1849 or '50
and lives there now.
Henry, J. Paul, Sr., married Miss Fletcher.
Houx, Nicholas, and family came in 1848.
Hambrick, N. M., and wife came in 1847.
Hobbs, Wm. W., came in 1842, married
Huitt, John, and family, came in 1843.
Huitt, Roland, brother of John came in
Hibbert, J. B., came in 1845.
Hetherington, John C., came in 1846;
married Susan A. Drake.
Hart, Abe, came in 1847, married Elizabeth
Hill, Mrs. S. J., came in 1845.
Houx James M., and family.
Charter, Henry; married Elizabeth Beeman.
Harwood, Alex. M., and family, Tennesseans,
but last from Missouri in 1844.
The parents died at Harwood Springs,
as did their son N. B., and his wife, the
parents of Wm. A. Harwood, formerly
district Clerk, now of Dimmitt county.
Their daughter, Melissa T., first married
Mr. Jacobs, and in 1846 Josiah S.
Phelps and died about January 1,
1848, Mr. Phelps being killed by
Indians April 9, 1848. Their only child,
then a few months old, is Mrs. Dickey
(wife of Henry C.) Miller, of Tarrant
county. A married daughter yet lives
in Missouri. Susan 0. married Wm. A.
Harwood, Alexander (so long county Clerk),
who married Sarah Peak. He died July
31, 1855. Their son Rifley B., married
Lucy Keller, and has a son named Alexander.
Their daughter, Juliet, is the
wife of James J. Collins.
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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/m1/160/: accessed June 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Public Library.