Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas. Page: 488 of 1,110
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HISTORY OF DALLAS COUNTY.
1869, and as a builder of railroads
career that is not equaled by any man's in
the South. The International and religiously,
both he and his wife are members of the
He was married in Dallas county, in 1856,
to Elizabeth Preston, a native of Tennessee
and granddaughter of Captain George Preston,
an early pioneer of Tennessee and a soldier
in the Creek war. She is a daughter of
George and Anna (Rody) Preston, natives of
Tennessee. Mr. and Mrs. Cole have had seven
children: George C., of Dallas; John D.,
Anna, Cora, at home; Margaret, wife of W.
R. Myers, of Dallas; Walter and Hester.
.ENRY BURGOON, was one among the
oldest settlers of Grapevine Prairie, Dallas
county, was born in Sandusky
county, Ohio, a son of Charles Burgeon, a
native of Baltimore, Maryland, and successively
a citizen of Ohio, Iowa and Texas.
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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/m1/488/: accessed June 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Public Library.