Daniel James Barlow, wife Charlotte McRee, and small son William Neavels traveled in a large wagon train from Mississippi and arrived in Pine Hill in 1870. Daniel started a large general merchandise store and was part owner of the Salon Holt Cotton Gin. The oldest son, William Neavels, became a doctor and practiced in the same area all his life where he also operated a drug store. Dr. W. N. Barlow married Ida Kirksey, a member of another early pioneer family.
History of Pine Hill Methodist Cemetery Rusk County, Cemeteries of TX