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Loving, James and Margaret

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Barnes Bridge Rd., Sunnyvale, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 32° 50' 4.776108", -96° 33' 51.629796"
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    James and Margaret Loving 1811 - 1869) (1820 - 1877) The sixteenth family in Dallas County. Came by covered wagon and flatboat from Kentucky to Texas in 1843 as members of the . Arrived in Dallas County (then unorganized) in 1844. On a 640-acre grant (2 mi. east) from Mercer's Colony, they built log cabin, raised corn, wove cloth, and boiled soil from salt lick to make own salt. Had 8 children. Loving, a brother of pioneer trail drive Oliver Loving, was killed by a horse thief in 1869.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Loving, James and Margaret Historical Marker Location Map, Sunnyvale, Texas

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