Rita Ownby Holcomb Author

Bringing my ancestors to life.

http://www.graysoncofrontiervillage.us The Hendricks House, built in about 1863 on land given Jesse Elvis Hendricks by his father John, was built near the Shannon church northeast of Sherman. It originally was a one-room cabin with a loft, but Hendricks and his wife, Susan, added several rooms making it two stories in about 1870. The original cabin …

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Judge James Thompson was appointed the first Chief Justice of Grayson County and was the first Postmaster at Preston. His home was moved to the village in 1990. Son of Jesse & Anna (McDonald) Thompson. Before he was seven years old his family moved to Cherokee County on the Tennessee River in what is now …

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