|Birth: ||May 22, 1849|
|Death: ||Mar. 23, 1926|
Article from the Fort Worth Record, Wednesday Morning March 24, 1926 page 22.....
FOUR PIONEERS DIE IN ONE DAY
Long time residents in Tarrant County, all passed will be buried today.
Funeral services will be held today for four pioneer residents of Tarrant County. Deaths occurred during the day Tuesday.
They are George Shady, 75, Grapevine, William Tannahill, 72, Keller, W.A. McCorstin, 76, who died at his house, 805 Drew Street, and E.R. Stroud, a member of the family who owned the old mansion house, now controlled by the W.W. Dunn estate. (NOTE SKIPPING TO THE PART ABOUT McCORSTIN)
McCorstin who came to Texas with his parents in a covered wagon from Tennessee in 1860, first settled in Jefferson County and later in Dallas where he remained for 15 years and came to Fort Worth 25 years ago. He was engaged in the horse and mule business. Besides his wife, he is survived by 5 sons, A.P. and W.N. McCorstin both of Fort Worth, Otis and R.R. McCorstin, Milwalkee Wisconsin, and J.E. McCorstin of Loving New Mexico. Three daughters, Mrs. E.T. Jenkins and Mrs. Sid Whitley, Fort Worth, and Mrs. R.U. Morley, Mayfield Wisconsin. Funeral services will be held at the home at 10 o'clock this morning by Reverend C.V. Edwards, pastor of College Ave. Baptist Church. The body will be taken to Dallas for interment.
Mary Elizabeth Dickson McCorstin (1865 - 1955)*
William Nathan McCorstin (1894 - 1992)*
Created by: Teri Tullous
Record added: Aug 27, 2009
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