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The history of Grapeland begins not in 1872, but also in the communities of north Houston County that had sprung up near established trails of the animals and Indians which recede them. Many of the earlier communities exist only in the memories of our older citizens. Some are still in existence today. However, we attribute much of Grapeland’s
Grapeland Texas is better known as HOME… Home of the Annual Peanut Festival, Home of the Annual Blue Grass Festival, and just the best home we could possibly ask for. We may not always get along but like it or not we are all one big Family, some happy and some not so happy. That
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Edge Family According to family tradition, Lawson Calvin Edge first came to Houston County about 1870. Having been born in 1853 in Monroe County, Georgia, he returned there and on Dec. 22, 1874, married Susie E. Colvert and brought her back to Grapeland, Texas with him. To this union 5 children were born, but only three grew to maturity. They were Thomas Edward
Henry Franklin Martin Henry Franklin, born June 9, 1836, son of John W. and Sarah Dee Martin lived in Alabama in his early years. The family moved west after the 1850 census and stopped in Mississippi and made a crop. Here Henry Franklin bought an English Grammar and wrote his name and date 1852 on the flyleaf. Descendants in California have
Joe Murray Joseph Marvin Murray was born in Johns, Mississippi…In 1869; He married Nannie A. Leggett (b. 1873) from Barlow. Mississippi on October 1, 1893. Joe and Nannie Murray moved to Lovelady, Texas in 1911, then to Grapeland in 1917. They bought a home from T. H. Leaverton on College Street that is now the home of their daughter Ardis Murray Slack. Joe
George-M.-Hollingsworth Rev. George M. Hollingsworth was born July 1, 1850. He was the son of Joshua Hollingsworth, who had moved to Anderson County,Texas from Mississippi in 1847. Rev. Hollingsworth’s father was a charter member of the First Christian Church in Palestine. His family lived in Anderson County a number of years before moving to a farm three miles east of Grapeland toward Percilla.
William F. Murchison William Filmore Murchison was the son of William and Mary Wilson Murchison who moved to Texas in covered wagons before the Civil War, from Tennessee and settled five miles east of Grapeland on Murchison creek where she planted the first cedar tree in that area. There were thirteen children in his family,
William Cobb Laseter William Cobb Laseter was born in Upson County, Georgia, about 1850 to John A. Laseter (1823) and Susannah Cobb (1822). He came to Houston County in the mid 1860’s and settled in the Daly community, where he and his wife, Mary Permelia White (1862), daughter of John B. White (1820) and Harriet Celeta Keen (1828), reared a