Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas. Page: 455 of 1,110
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HISTORY OF DALLAS COUNTY.
Henry Guyer, -of Little --Rock, Arkansas.
Her father died in St. Louis when she was
nine years of age. Her mother passed away
in Little Rock, in 1890. Mr. and Mrs.
Kelley have three children: Elsie, Thomas J.,
and Stafford E. He is a Catholic, while his
wife is a member of the. Lutheran Church.
IH. LIN DSAY, of the firm of Lindsay
they have contracted for the courthouse in
Limestone county, Texas. Mr. Lindsay also
did the stone work on the patrol station, in
Dallas, on the C. T. Rowan building, on
Main street, etc., etc., besides a vast amount
of trimming on business blocks, public buildings
and residences. He first came to Dallas
in 1883, at first working by the day on the
Windsor Hotel and the Merchants' Exchange
building. About 1887 he formed his present
Mr. Lindsay was born in Edinburgh, Scotland,
in June, 1862, the eldest child in a
family of four sons of David and Sarah Lindsay,
natives respectively of Scotland and England.
He was very young when his mother
died; but his father, also a stone mason by
trade, is still living, in Edinburgh. Mr.
Lindsay was reared in the city of Edinburgh,
learning his trade there. In 1881 he went
to London for a while, following his vocation;
then returned to Scotland, and in March, 1882,
he sailed from Glasgow to America, landing
at New York. For a time he worked at
Cleveland, Ohio, and towns in the vicinity,
and visited LaFayette, Indiana, and came
thence to Dallas.
He was married in December, 1888, in
Dallas, to Helen Struthers, of Strathaven,
Mr. Lindsay votes with the Democratic
party, but is not active in political circles.
Socially, he is a member of Dallas Lodge,
No. 70, K. of P., and of Cceur de Lion Division,
No. 8, of the Uniformed Eank. IIe
and his wife are members of the Second Presbyterian
Church. He has always been identified
with the best interests, both material
and moral, of the city of Dallas.
C. GARISON was born in Boone
county, Missouri, August 22, 1844.
E His father, W. C. Garison, a native
of North Carolina and of Irish ancestry, went
to California in 1850, and died there in 1852.
The mother was a native of Missouri and a
daughter of William Huff, who went from
Tennessee to Missouri among the pioneers of
that country. The Iuffs were of English
When J. C. Garison was nine years old he
was left an orphan, and at that age was
thrown upon his own resources. In 1859 he
started across the plains to California, assisting
in driving a large herd of cattle and being
from May until the following November
in making the journey. After arriving in
California he worked at various occupations
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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/m1/455/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Public Library.