Volume 1 - 1846-1858


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WHO DID THE MARRYING IN COLLIN COUNTY, TEXAS?

 

CIRCUIT RIDERS, MINISTERS, JUSTICES OF THE PEACE AND JUDGES

BOOK 1: 1846-1858

 

ADAMSON, LARKIN

Methodist Episcopal Church South

BAKER, ELI

Minister of the Gospel

BERRY, HENRY J.

BEWLEY, ANTHONY (?)

BIGGS, JOAB H.

Minister of the Gospel

(11 Nov 1812-22 Sept 1891 Cottage Hill Cemetery; Methodist)

BOUNDS, B. R.

Justice of the Peace

BRISCOE, JOHN R.

O. D. Minister of the Gospel

BULHER (BUTLER?), W. W.

Justice of the Peace

BURRINS, B. R.

Justice of the Peace

BUTLER, H. (?) W.

Justice of the Peace

CALLAHAN, H. E.

Gospel Minister

(in 1850 was age 35, b. in Georgia; occupation listed as sadler)

CARR, J. H.

Minister of the Gospel

CARTWRIGHT, ASHBERRY

Preacher of the Gospel

(Dr. Asbury Cartwright; early pastor of McKinney Christian Church)

CHANDLER, ALFRED

Justice of the Peace

CHAPMAN, W. D.

COLLINS, JOHN H.

Justice of the Peace

(in 1850 was age 43, b. Kentucky; occupation listed as farmer; d. abt 1854, b. Wear Cemetery, west of McKinney)

COTTON, T. W.

OM (Ordained Minister?)

CRUTCHFIELD, JOSEPH

Justice of the Peace

(in 1860 was age 27, b. Alabama)

CULWELL, JOHN

Ordained Minister of the Gospel

Methodist Episcopal Church South

CUMMING, H. W.

Ordained Minister

Methodist Episcopal Church

(Harvey Wesley Cumming?; Methodist Circuit Rider from Delta Co., TX?)

D’SPAIN (DESPAIN?), B. L.

Minister of the Gospel

DAVIS, JOHN M.

Justice of the Peace

(John Wesley Davis?)

DEATHRIDGE, JOHN E.

Minister of the Gospel

DEBY, JOHN

Justice of the Peace

DICKSON, A. R.

Ordained Minister of the Gospel

Methodist Episcopal Church South

DEWEESE (DUCEES, DEWEES, DEVEES), WILLIAM G.

Justice of the Peace

(in 1850 Wm. G. Deweese was 32 years old, b. IN)

DUNN, TOLA

Clerk, Collin County Circuit Court

(Tola Dangerfield Dunn? KY>AR>TX; Gold Rush, d. Alexanderia, LA on way back to TX; m. Elizabeth McGarrah, daughter of early pioneer McGarrahs)

ENGLISH, JAMES

FAUCETT, F. G.

FISHER, Witsol (?) S.

Predestinarian Baptist Church

Ordained Minister of the Gospel

(Witsal L. Fisher, son of Peter and Elizabeth T. Scott Fisher; b. 1819, d. 1887 Cooke Co., TX)

FITZHUGH, GABRIEL

Minister of the Gospel, Baptist Church

(Appears to be a son of John and Sarah Fitzhugh; Gabriel was 27 yrs. old in 1860, b. in MO)

FOREMAN, WILLIAM

Justice of the Peace

(William Forman of Plano area?)

FOX, C. M.

Justice of the Peace

(Charles T. Fox?)

FRANCIS, JOHN

FREEMAN, JOHN A.

Ordained Minister

FREEMAN, WILLIAM

GARRISON,THOMAS F.

Minister of Methodist Protestant Church

GENTRY, MARTIN M.

GLEN, SOLOMON

GRAVES, MILES

Justice of the Peace

(In 1860 was 38 yrs. old, b. in SC, farmer; of Copeland in southeast Collin Co.?)

HALL, BENJAMIN F.

(early pastor of McKinney Christian Church)

HARRAN, JAMES

Methodist Episcopal Church

HARRISON, J. J.

Justice of the Peace

HART, CALEB

Justice of the Peace

(active in Presbyterian Church)

HENLEY, B. H.

HENRY, BUFORD

Ordained Minister

(early leader in McKinney Methodist Church)

HERRON, WILLIAM H.

Justice of the Peace 3rd Precinct

HODGES, JOHN

Justice of the Peace

HORN, JEREMIAH

Ordained Minister of the Gospel

Methodist Episcopal Church

(In 1850 was 56 yrs. old, b. TN; instrumental in establishing Sway Back Methodist Church near Walnut Grove)

IRVINE, T. P.

Minister of the Gospel

JAMISON, H.

Chief Justice of Collin Co., TX

(Harrison Jamison, elected in 1852; after 1866 chief justice became county judge)

JENKINS, SAMUEL L.

Ordained Minister

JOHNSON, ALFRED

Justice of the Peace

JONES, MOSES

Ordained Minister of the Gospel

(Moses Malcom Jones b. 1813 IL, d. 1860, b. Jones-Yeary Cemetery, Farmersville in northeast Collin Co.; Primitive Baptist)

JONES, ROBERT F.

Ordained Minister of the Gospel

KENDAY, S. G.

Justice of the Peace

KENNEDY, THOMAS G.

Justice of the Peace

KEY, GEORGE T.

Minister of the Gospel

LEE, M. M.

Justice of the Peace

MALONE, THOMAS

Minister of the Gospel

MARSHALL, STEPHEN

MARTIN, L. M.

Justice of the Peace

(Leonidas M. Martin of McKinney; proprietor of tavern; son of Charles W. Martin; early leader in McKinney Methodist Church)

MATHEWS, M. WALTER/WALER

M.N. Y. (?) and E. C. C.

McCOMB, THOMAS B.

Ordained Minister

(early pastor at Wilson Creek Baptist Church; past at Weston Baptist Church for 28 years)

McKINNEY, GEORGE Y.

Justice of the Peace

(George Younger McKinney of McKinney area; g. 1818, d. 1878; son of Daniel Younger McKinney)

McKINNEY, WILLIAM C.

M. N. T.

(Christian Church)

McKINNEY, YOUNGER S.

Ordained Minister of the Gospel

(Younger Scott McKinney; ordained Methodist minister; farmer, surveyor; b. 1819, d. 1917, buried Van Alstyne, Grayson Co.; son of Collin McKinney)

McREY, JAMES M.

Chief Justice of Collin Co.

(after 1866 chief justice became county judge)

McREYNOLDS, J. M.

Chief Justice

(James Monroe McReynolds; b. 1820, d. 1864; m. Eliza A. Pace; chief justice 1849-1851; after 1866 chief justice became county judge)

MYRES, J. D.

(a D. M. Meyers was an early Baptist minister)

NICHOLS, JOSIAH

Justice of the Peace

(of Melissa, north of McKinney)

NOBLE, J. S.

Ordained Minister of Methodist Episcopal Church South

(John S. Noble, instrumental in establishing Sway Back Methodist Church near Walnut Grove in west central Collin Co.)

NOBLET, S. T.

Justice of the Peace

PEGNES, GEORGE H.

Chief Justice of Collin Co.

(elected in 1856; after 1866 chief justice became county judge)

PHILLIPS, JONATHAN

Minister of the Gospel

(instrumental in establishing Wilson Creek Baptist Church)

POLLY, N. H. O.

PORTMAN, J. C.

Minister of the Gospel-Baptist Church

(early pastor at Wilson Creek Baptist Church)

PRUITT, WALTER

Ordained Minister of the Gospel

(“Pruetts” were early settlers at Blue Ridge)

RANDOLPH, ROBERT

Minister of the Gospel)

ROBERTS, ZACHARIAH

Chief Justice of Collin Co.

(first chief justice of Collin Co.; elected 1846; after 1866 chief justice became county judge)

SALMONS, JOHN M.

Justice of the Peace

SAVAGE, HIRAM

B. P. (Baptist Preacher?)

(b. abt 1806 d. abt 1879 Grayson Co., TX; m. Mary Ann William)

SEABOURNE, JOHN

Justice of the Peace

SHERWOOD, JEREMIAH

Minister of the Gospel

(Was in Kaufman Co. by 1847; d. in Rockwall Co.; m. Sarah Elrod in Washington Co., IN in 1823)

SMITH, JAMES

Minister of the Gospel

SMITH, URIAH

Minister of the Gospel

SMITH, W.

Minister of the Gospel

STALLCUP, THOMAS

Justice of the Peace

(lived east of Celina in Cottage Hill area; Methodist; b. Nobel Cemetery)

STEWART, JOE (JOEL) F.

Justice of the Peace

(Joseph P. Stewart?; McKinney grocer and its first postmaster who later moved to Cottage Hill area east of Celina in 1858)

STRAUGHAN, JORDON O.

Justice of the Peace

(came to Texas with the Wilmeth family)

TACKETT, PLEASANT

Minister of the Gospel

TAYLOR, B. W.

Reverend

TAYLOR, TALETOW J.

Minister of the Christian Church

TUCKER, ROBERT R.

Methodist Minister

VANCE, CHARLES K.

Justice of the Peace

VANCE, JOHN U.

Minister of the Gospel

WATSON, BENJAMIN

Minister of the Gospel

WEAR, WILLIAM B.

Gospel Minister

(arrived in Collin Co. in 1852; involved with Walnut Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church in west Collin Co.)

WILHITE, M. M.

M. M.

(maybe Mathew/Matthew Wilhite-see below)

WILHITE, MATHEW

Minister of the Gospel

(May be Mathew Herbert Mathias Wilhite, b. 1799 TN, d. 1857 Van Zendt Co., TX-circuit rider?; may be related to Wilhite sisters: Elizabeth, who m. Jeremiah Wilson (who moved to Van Zandt Co in the 1850s and settled in Denton Co. after 1865; Mary, who m. Jeremiah’s brother, William L. Wilson; Malinda, who m. Larkin Adamson and their brothers, William and McKenzie Wilhite who d. in Collin Co. around 1850.)

WILLIAMS, W. A.

Minister of the Gospel

WILMETH Francis C.

Gospel Minister

Justice of the Peace

(Francis/Frank Crawford Wilmeth; 50 was 44 yrs. old, b. in North Carolina; early pastor of the McKinney Christian Church)

WILMETH, J. B.

Preacher of the Gospel

(Joseph Bryce/Brice Wilmeth; early pastor of the McKinney Christian Church)

WILSON, PLEASANT

Chief Justice of Collin Co.

(elected in 1848; after 1866 chief justice became county judge)

WITT, ELI

Minister of the Gospel

(early Baptist minister; came to Texas in 1844 from Tennessee via Illinois; settled on Rowlett Creek)

WOOD, J. P.

Minister of the Gospel

WRIGHT, REUBEN

Justice of the Peace

(settled in Snow Hill, moved to Farmersville, both in northeast Collin Co.; from Missouri; farmer, blacksmith, stockman; elected justice of the peace in 1854)




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