Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas. Page: 363 of 1,110
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HISTORY OF DALLAS COUNTY.
in 1854, at the age of sixty-five years. His
wife died in Rutherford county, Tennessee,
in 1834, at the age of thirty years. They
were the parents of nine children, as follows;
Mary, Martha, John, William, Emaline, Belle,
Eliza, Caroline and Lou S. The only one of
these children now known to be living is Mrs.
Stults. Dr. Stults and wife reared to maturity
a family of eight children, all of whom
are still living, viz.: William Wilson, a merchant
of Ballinger, Runnels county, this
State; Fannie, the wife of B. S. Taylor, also
of Ballinger; Carrie S., the wife of J. E.
Murray, of Fort Worth; John S., of Dallas
county; Charles W., of Wilbarger county,
Texas; Lou Belle, the wife of L. S. Sherwood,
of McKinney, (ollin county Texas;
Sallie S., the wife of J. C. Farley, of Ballinger;
and Ida, unmarried. The old home
place has been divided among the children,
and Mrs. Stults makes her home among them.
The part on which the house stands belongs
to John S., who may be said to have taken
his father's place in a certain sense.
He was born within a short distance of
where he now lives, June 29, 1864, on the
place where his father first settled after moving
to Grapevine prairie. He received a common-school
education, finishing with an academic
course at the high school of Grapevine,
Tarrant county. He selected medicine as
his profession, and began reading about 1886,
spending considerable time over his books at
home before taking up the study under a
preceptor. He took one course of lectures
at the Tulane University, at New Orleans,
in 1889-'90, read for a short time under
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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/m1/363/: accessed June 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Public Library.