Grayson County TXGenWeb
Locust, Texas
Early records indicate that the Locust Community was settled about 1900.

Voting Precinct
Box 17
Used until the Sixties
School District was Mills Srpings #102
1st school was a log building built on the NE corner of Mr.E. Golden's farm
Last school was a frame building located about 300 yards north of the first one
School Teachers
Gifford Wheeler
Miss Mayfield
Miss Julia Pitts
Miss Eula Hunter
Mrs Rachel Jackson
Mr Henry Nelson
Mrs Henry Nelson
Early Settlers
 Byrd Payne settled in Locust in 1903.  He raised registered Duroc Jersey hogs.
 A. L. Long moved to Locust in 1905. He owned a blacksmith shop for several years.
 Dr. N. J. Slaughter (MD & Surgeon) had an office building south of the Locust store.
 J.M. Kennedy owned the Locust store & was a trustee for 20 years.
 W.B. Golden moved to Grayson County in 1877 and settled in the Locust Community.

Locust Cemetery
Locust Texas - The Handbook of Texas online
Locust Volunteer Fire Department


Elaine Nall Bay
Grayson County CC