Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas. Page: 166 of 1,110
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H.ISTORY OF DALLAS COUNTY.
Patrick, Callaway H., and wife, came to the
county in 1846. He had been in it in
1841, with an Indian scout. He married
Rhoda I., daughter of Abraham T.
Smith, killed by Indians in Young
county, in 1841.
Phelps, Josiah Smith, came in 1845, and was
a surveyor; in March, 1846, at Harwood
Springs (Kleburg), this still being
Nacogdoches county; he married Mrs.
Melissa T. Jacobs, daughter of Alex.
M. Harwood, Sr. She died about January,
1848, leaving an only infant child
" Dickey," now Mrs. Henry C. Miller,
Azle P. O., Tarrant county. Mr. Phelps
was killed by Indians, April, 1848.
Pancoast, Josiah, a soldier in the Grand
Prairie fight, and in Mexico, married
Mary Ann Young; moved to San Antonio,
reared seven daughters, and died
there. He was a brother of the celebrated
medical author, Dr. Pancoast,
Pearson, Wm. H., and family, came in 1844.
Pearson, Dudley F., a soldier in Mexico.
Pofflewell, Sirncoe, single.
Pulliam, Wm. H., and family, came in 1845.
Pulliam, Marshall S.,,single, came in 1845.
Pulliam, John L., single, came in 1845, soldier
Pruitt, William, and family.
Pruitt, Martin, single.
Parks, Elias C., came in 1845.
Pruitt, Wm. A., married Elizabeth Freeman.
Prigmore, Joseph, and family, came in 1845.
Prigmore, Benjamlin J., came single in 1845.
Parks, Alfred J., married Lydia A. Rawlins.
Parker, Joseph, came from Shelby county,
Texas, 1848, married Mary McDermett
and died 1878. Their children are:
Theodore, Clementine, wife of Robert
P. Toole, and Cora J. (Mittie) is Mrs.
Perry, Mrs. Sarah and family, came 1844 or
Perry, Alexander W. and wife, nee Sarah
Hoffman, came from Illinois in 1844.
Their children: Margaret, married J.
M. Smith; Harriet, married Thomas
Warner; J. H. married Susan Poor; W.
F. married Amanda Cox; Carrie, married
Clinton Hoffman; Lillie Dale, married
W. D. Fyke; Rosey Ann, married
N. N. Buller.
Perry, Weston and family, came in 1846.
His children: Nancy was married to
Page Blackwell; F. S. to Miss McCants;
W. M. to Miss Blackwell; Rebecca to
William Rowe; Eliza to James Cox;
Ellen to A. F. Fonts; Ann to William
Kennedy; Eveline to Preston Buchanan;
Theodore, Commodore and John are
dead: thirteen children and ten married.
Perry, Middleton, came in 1845, married in
Illinois, a daughter of Thomas M. Ellis,
raised a large family in Dallas county.
Patterson, James M., from Warren county,
Kentucky, in January, 1846; married
Sarah E. Self, merchant from 1846 to
'54; Chief Justice of the county 1854
'66; his children: Florence Belle is the
wife of John Spellman; Kitty is the
wife of Joseph Shuford; Charles L. is
dead; James M. and Edward are single;
Rowena is the wife of Thomas H. Patterson;
Emma is single.
Pryor, Dr. Samuel B., and young wife from
Virginia and last from Arkansas, came
1846. His first child, Ashton R. (late
police officer) was born in Dallas, October
29, 1847. Dr. P. was district clerk
from December, 1846, to August, 1850;
was the first mayor of Dallas, in 1856-'57
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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/m1/166/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Public Library.