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Biography Index & Links


Grayson County Obituaries
Sherman Register, 1894 - 1904 ~ Index to biographical articles
Post Masters of Grayson County
Sheriffs of Grayson County
Biographical pages of the Grayson County Plat Book, 1908. Many Photographs
Glimpses of Grayson County From the Early Days - by Tom Bomar- Many biographical sketches
William Jefferson Blythe III, President Bill Clinton's father

Grayson County
Military Pages

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Native of Grayson County
His Family Tree
Mamie Eisenhower's Life & Family Tree

Olive Ann Oatman Fairchild
 Lived & died in Sherman
Buried in West Hill Cemetery

Tombstone in West Hill Cemetery

Gene Autry
Born in Tioga, Grayson County
Tioga, Texas

Buck Owens 
Born in Sherman, Grayson County
Grayson County People Listed in

  • Acheson, Alexander  W.
  • Acheson, Sarah  C. 
  • Bass, Thomas Coke 
  • Bivins, Lee
  • Bledsoe, Joseph 
  • Bourland, William H.
  • Brown, Thomas Jefferson
  • Burns, Rollie C. 
  • Carlisle, James McCoy
  • Cockrell, Jeremiah Vardaman
  • Coffee, Holland
  • Colville, Silas Creek 
  • Conner, Lincoln Guy 
  • Diamond, George Washington
  • Diamond, James J.
  • Dillard, Frank Clifford
  • Earheart, Joseph Bonaparte
  • Emberson, John 
  • Everts, Gustavus A. 
  • German, James Layfayette
  • Gilbert, Mable
  • Gladney, Edna   Browning
  • Gregg, Edward Pearsall
  • Guleke,  James O. 
  • Hall, Benjamin Franklin
  • Hall, Richard Moore
  • Hare, Silas Jr.
  • Hart, John
  • Herring, Cornelius Taylor
  • Hudson, J.E.
  • Hurt, James Mann 
  • Kimbell, Kay
  • Kimbell, Velma Fuller
  • Lamb,  William Robert
  • Lease, Mary Elizabeth Clyens
  • Loving, Jesse P.
  • Lively, Elizabeth Marcelle Hamer
  • McKinney, Collin
  • Means, Robert Madison
  • Munson, William Benjamin 
  • Nation, Carry Moore
  • Parmer, Allen 
  • Sophia Suttonfield Aughinbaugh Coffee Butt Porter "The Confederate Paul Revere "
  • Quantrill,William Clarke 
  • Randell, Choice Boswell
  • Reeves, George Robertson
  • Sanborn, Henry Bradley
  • Selman, John Henry
  • Shannon, Thomas Jefferson
  • Simmons, Marshall Lee
  • Stem, Jesse
  • Strong, Henry W.
  • Taylor, Robert 
  • Thompson, James George
  • Truett , George Washington
  • Walsh, Charles Clinton
  • White, Ambrose B.
  • Wight, Lyman
  • Wilkinson, Alfred Ernest
  • Young, Hugh Franklin
  • Young, William Cocke.

Government WPA Interviews
Containing stories about Grayson County Families
Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project,
1936-1940 National Archives

Mrs. Jim Bolton - Sanborn Ranch and Amarillo

Mrs. John Coleman - Frontier life in Grayson County (Cox family)

Buster (Dad) DeGraftenried, tales of his life as a cowboy. He was from Grayson Co.; his story is long and interesting.

Hardie Spence - His life as a Cowboy and time on the Jot Gunter Ranch

Jesse Pipkins Loving - Memoirs of early Grayson County

R. L. Maddox, born in Grayson Co. and moved to West Texas

J. D. Shannon shoot-ups in Denison and Alligators in Bonham

Mrs. Agnes Mender Snyder of Sherman and her family settlement in Arizona

J.H. Yardley, Grayson Co. Native, West Texas Cowboy