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By Connie Cooley

Of the settlers who journeyed to North Texas a hundred sixty five years in the past, 12 households from Missouri traveled in oxen-drawn wagons to the jap pass Timbers. those households laid declare to land in Peters Colony that was once promised by way of the Republic of Texas�s first empresario. The hardscrabble colonists outfitted log cabins and the Lonesome Dove Church, the 1st church in Tarrant County. Their village got here to be known as Dove. Later settlements incorporated White�s Chapel, previous Union, and Jellico. The melancholy hit neighborhood farmers and cattlemen challenging, and newspaper money owed inform of small-time outlaws passing via, together with contributors of the notorious Bonnie and Clyde gang who shot and killed nation soldiers close to Texas street 114. In 1956, a handful of associates voted to include, and the city of Southlake was once born. A decade later, urban leaders from within reach Dallas and citadel worthy agreed to the development of a nearby airport east of Southlake, and the Dallas�Fort worthy Airport introduced many households and prosperity to a space that thrives today.

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