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Hall Cemetery
West of Howe
Wheat Family Tombstones


 
 


Photograph by Beverly Jay Martin


    W.W. & Cynthia A. Wheat

     
    William Whatley Wheat (1820-1890) was born in Alabama to Samuel and Cynthia Stinson Wheat. He married Cynthia Ann Maynard, and the couple came to Texas in 1842 to Peters Colony. They moved three years later to what is now Grayson County, settling and raising ten children near Farmington, Wheat was an early cattle drover to northern markets, and he became a respected and successful farmer. He served for many years as Grayson County Commissioner in the 1870's abd 1880's and was first presiding President of the Old Settlers Association of North Texas, as such, he worked to ease local tension in the post-civil war years.



    William B. Wheat

    Laura A. Wheat

     

 

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