Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas. Page: 162 of 1,110
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HISTORY OF DALLAS COUNTY.
Keen, W. W., and family, came before July,
Keen, John S., married Olive S. Merrill.
Keen, John W., married Nancy Turner.
Knight, Obadiah W., first married in Tennessee
Mary Ann Knight, but not a relative.
She died, and he married in the
same State Serena C. Hughes, yet living
in North Dallas. They came here in
1846. By the first marriage there were
first Wm. A., who first married Mary
Stillwell, and second Mary Jane Armstrong
(now Mrs. W. M. Moon); second,
John W., married Sally Stewart (who
lives in Decatur) and died in 1870;
third, Mary, married Nat. M. Burford
in 1854; fourth, Elizabeth B., married
Jefferson Mallard, of Jacksonville, in
1857; fifth, Gabriel A., married Hannah
T. Jenkins. By the second marriage
came sixth, Henry, who died a
youth; seventh, Laura, who married A.
M. Cochran and is dead; eighth, Monroe
D., killed by a horse in youth; ninth,
Sophronia, died young; tenth, Mattie
A., married Wi. H. Lemmon, and is
dead; eleventh, Kate, married John
Field; twelfth, William H. (second
Wm.) married Bessie Turner, and lives
in Hill county; thirteenth, Eppes G.,
married Fannie L. Patton in 1887;
fourteenth, Robert E. Lee, an attorney,
member of Dallas bar; fifteenth, Archelaus
J., still a youth; and sixteenth,
Josie, died a little girl.
Knight, Gabriel, brother of Obadiah W.,
came in 1846, and died a bachelor.
Kenison, Daniel W., came single, married
Larner, Wm., married Mary Jennings in Illinois,
came in 1842, raised a large family;
both dead and children scattered.
Leonard, George L., and family came from
Tennessee in 1843. His children were
George S. C., married Thomas Ella
Crutchfie]d, and both dead; Wm. M.;
John R.; Jackson L., married Mattie
Hearne and both dead; Samuel F., married
Mattie Miller, and is dead; Washington
C; Elizabeth, married John W.
Wright; Mattie; and Joseph A., married
Long, Henry C., came single and is now
Lavender, Mrs. M. H., and family, from Illinois
Lavender, J. J., and wife Lucy A., came in
Laughlin, J. Y., and wife Abby C., came in
-Laughlin, J. P., and wife, came in 1849.
Ledbetter, Oliver V., and wife Margaret,
came in 1848.
Ledbetter, W. H., came in 1846.
Ledbetter, Rev. Arthur, married Elizabeth
Lanier, John, and family, came before 1846.
Lanier, Archibald, son of John, married Lucy
Horton; Lucy married Enoch Horton.
Lee, J. B., and family came before 1848; his
children were John, Thomas, Lee and
Lawrence, John P., married Fanny Coats.
Lynch, John, married Mahala Warner.
Latimer, James W., founder of the Dallas
Herald in 1849, came from Red river
county in that year and died in 1859.
He was a good writer,-left a widow and
several children, all or nearly all of wholn
are now dead. His parents came from
Tennessee to Red river in 1834. His
death was deplored as a loss to Dallas.
Loving, James, and family, came before July,
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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/m1/162/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Public Library.