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Beale, Smith, Tarpley, Shrader families

by Frances Miers Muller–2007     Robert Terrill Beale & Nancy Edna McKinsey Beale arrived in the Little Elm Community area about 1857 as newly marrieds. Their children born were: Lucy “Ella’ in 1861, James (Jimmie) R. in 1866, and … Continue reading

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The Linda Marion Hazelwood Family

Contributed and compiled by Claudia Kraemer-2007 Photos and graphics under construction—-coming soon   It states in the “History of Frisco 1902-1976” page 119 that “Linda Walton Hazelwood was the daughter of Joe Marion and Mollie McNally who lived east of … Continue reading

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Missed Opportunities

Minnie and Mack Fisher by Frances Miers Muller   On one of my visits to Bethel Cemetery in the early 1990s, I walked around to other parts of the cemetery. To my surprise, I found the graves of Mack and … Continue reading

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A Collection of Stories – by Bob Warren

 History of Frisco Tells of Growth from Rich Soil and Good Farm Land By Bob Warren, Former Mayor of Frisco In February 1902, a town we now know as Frisco, was formed from the fertile black soil of west Collin … Continue reading

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Learning more about Henry Cook and his family

The Family of Henry Cook and Sarah Kincaid   Husband:   Henry Cook Born:  28 May 1775 in Castle County, Virginia Died:  10 Jun 1862 in Collin County, Texas Father:   John Cook Mother:   Betty Brown or Braun   Wife:   Sarah Kincaid … Continue reading

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A study of the Roach Family History

The Family of Elijah Thomas Roach and Cora Isabella Brightwell   Husband:   Elijah Thomas Roach Born:  22 Feb 1848 in Prince Edwards County, Virginia Died:  10 Jan 1903 in Frisco, Texas Father:   Elijah White Roach Mother:   Nancy Richardson Harvey   … Continue reading

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Crozier Family History

The Family of John Rufus Crozier and Nannie Lestelle Chambers   Husband:   John Rufus Crozier Born:  26 August 1844 in Kentucky Died:  5 September 1883 in Lebanon, Collin County, Texas Father:   John Crozier Mother:      Wife:   Nannie Lestelle Chambers … Continue reading

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Thomas Nelson and Mary Susan Brown Kerley

The Family of Thomas Nelson Kerley and Mary Susan Brown Husband:   Thomas Nelson Kerley Born:  23 Feb 1852 in Smith County, Tennessee Died:  01 Oct 1930 in McKinney, Texas Father:   Dr. William Kerley Mother:   Matilda F. Holt   Wife:   Mary … Continue reading

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The HILL Family of Early Frisco

The Family of John Hutchinson Hill and Alice Stoddard Husband:   John Hutchinson Hill Born:  13 March 1852 in Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee Died:  2 February 1939 in Frisco, Collin County, Texas Father:    Mother:      Wife:   Alice Stoddard Born:  … Continue reading

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From the old days…

“Lucky” won’t be seen anymore From the Frisco Enterprise Thursday,January 27, 1977 In a time of indifference to stray dogs and cats,  many people are attracted to a few old pets.  During the past twelve years, one orange-red chow named … Continue reading

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