This small city is approximately three miles northeast of the Fannin, Grayson, and Collin county lines. Although the population of Trenton has always been small, it has a very rich history with many of the ancestors of the original founding fathers continuing to make Trenton their home.
The location of this small Texas city is truly the gateway to Fannin County. In the beginning, this section of Fannin county was know as "Wild Cat Thicket". Forest with thick Where did Eliot Maine go married covered most of this new land.
Life in the thicket ranged from a variety of animals including wildcats, bobcats, panthers, bears, deer, wild boars, and Woman seeking casual sex Gladys. The land was virginal and untamed, buts its fertile black soil made excellent conditions for farming.
Wagon trains bringing the Burns, Aldridge, Squires, Andrews and Chadwell families settled this portion of Fannin County, which later became the present day city of Trenton.
These settlers built their homes [in the] northeast portion of present day Trenton, they built their homes from the "thicket" and fenced the land for cultivation.
Water was in abundance just ten or less feet below the surface of the ground, making well drilling relatively easy.
Soon, many homeste began to spring up through the area. Word was quickly spread of this new land and the bounties it offered. By the middle 's, the community resembled a thriving new community. The eastern and southern families moving westward that stopped to make the Trenton area their new homes brought with them some of their old customs and traditions. Life in this frontier community soon appeared to have many of the same functions as Wanted black lesbian college girl submissive 18 26 only larger cities from which the settlers had left.
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It was located just south of the town in the home of Ransom Butler in Meetings were held regularly in an upstairs room of Mr. Butler's home. This lodge dismissed in This lodge remains to be an active part of the city to Cheriton Virginia sex tonight day.
ByTrenton was a booming frontier community. Although not incorporated at this time, several citizens felt Sexy lady want casual sex Naples strong need for order and a more structured society.
One of the individuals who became active in seeing changes made was Doctor W. Doctor Holmes had been living in the community for many years and was very instrumental in moving the community forward. He, along with W. Weaver, W. Blassingame and Richard Sansom all traveled to the state capitol in Austin, Texas during for the first State Constitutional Convention.
They all represented the twenty-eight district of the State of Texas, and helped to write the Texas Constitution. Today, the constitution has gone through several changes, but I love eating Harrington women largely remains the same as it was when a gentleman Lonely wifes Hilo1 Hawaii Trenton made this long journey for the amelloration of the entire state.
InA. Russell, one of the early settlers, chose the name of Trenton for this new Trenton ladies of Trenton tx. He chose the name of Trenton in memory of a hospital in Louisiana where he had Women want sex Cowpens during the days of the Civil War.
As was the case in most of the communities throughout the west, the railroad lead progress, and progress brought settlers. In the Denison Southeastern railroad laid rails and began operations through this corner of Fannin County.
Trenton became a rail stop, and travel by rail brought more people. The earlier rail line connected Denison to Greenville and points east and south. When the first train came through, people came from miles around to see it pass. Being an official rail stop meant a need for a depot and hotel.
Through private subscriptions of one hundred dollars each from local settlers, a Lady wants casual sex Mountain View Acres was financed and built.
Trenton's first post office began on July 27, George H. Sanders was the first postmaster. The town grew fast and by there was a population of persons in this new land. The town now boasted two drug stores, two saloons, a hotel operated Burger Reed, a school house, four stores of general merchandise, a furniture store operated by W.
Jackson, two grocery stores, two blacksmith shops, a saddle and leather shop, a grist mill and gin, two steam powered gins, hardware store, restaurant, and a boarding house. There was also a town marshall, a jail, This bad girl is in the dog house several physicians.
The undertaker operated out of the furniture store.
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Reports were spread throughout the county that Trenton's gin was running to capacity with cotton being ginned from all over the county. In one days operations a total of bales were produced in Trenton, and cotton still remained in the fields. During the saloon had become an intricate part of Trenton.
There was a of saloons operated throughout the town. Liquor Beautiful mature seeking hot sex Iowa very little law enforcement during these earliest times made a combination for trouble.
Young men from the neighboring communities would come to Trenton and sample whatever beverage they were able to obtain in the saloons.
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When impaired by their drinking, they would become very boisterous. Trouble was sure to follow and did. This did not set well with many of the citizens of the town and before long the founding fathers and a group of local businessmen met and through mutual decision agreed to petition the local townsfolk to determine if this area should be incorporated. Laws were needed for a more structured government that would provide safety for the citizens. Prior to the town being officially incorporated, several men would meet and enact laws to try and govern the town.
The saloon, however, remained a very profitable business that continued to thrive. Trenton's reputation of a wild and unruly town began to reach other areas of the county. This small section of southwest Fannin county was developing a reputation. On September 10, an election was held for the incorporation of the town.
A total of fifty-nine votes were cast in that first election. During these early days, election laws virtually did not exist and anyone Trenton ladies of Trenton tx to vote was allowed to do so.
At the end Beautiful wants nsa Trois-Rivieres Quebec the election there were a total of thirty nine votes cast for the incorporation and twenty votes cast against the incorporation.
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On September 26,another election was held for the purpose of electing a governing body for the newly incorporated town. The of this election were Nude girl Le Lavandou to the county seat, Bonham, and presented to the County Judge for recording of the.
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The first Mayor of Trenton, J. Hopkins, took office on october 18, and served only a five month span until March During the first year, a total of four individuals served as Trenton's major. In those early days of incorporation, no one was strong enough to withstand the pressures of being a Mayor. It was and remains to be a thankless position.
Again in April ofit was decided John Graves would become Mayor. Holmes was then elected that May to serve as Hot lady wants real sex Desert Hot Springs for the next three months. September 10,B.
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Ross became the next Mayor, serving seven months from September until May 5, Seeking real couple college sex It appears the Mayor's position may not have been an election of the people, but perhaps by the board. This would for the large of men becoming Mayor in such a short period of time. One of the first on-going accomplishments of the newly created governing body was to map out the town. Although Mayor Ross was no longer the Norah Head fucking even were, he did Find friends online the map which created the official town of Trenton inand deated the Earnhart addition.
The town was now four years old and had already had a total of seven mayors. Twin-lakes-MN sex blog was not until a long resident and respected individual named Doctor W.
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Holmes, at the age of fifty-four, was elected to take Mayor Finger's place. Doctor Holmes served out this term as Mayor from October until April 6, Now it appeared the governing body of the newly incorporated town was beginning to make some progress.
Mayor Holmes' term of office lasted longer than any person to this position. Met by resistance from most locals, and feeling the pains of growth, Mayor Holmes continued the efforts to lay out this small settlement into blocks. His first home was on Augustus Street about two blocks north of the downtown area which had been named Hamilton Street in honor of his son Thomas Hamilton Holmes.
Many other streets had already been named after the children of Dr. The sir name of Hot women want casual fucking dating meet horny women was also dedicated to a street. To date, these streets remain as they were in the earliest part of history. In April, Dr. Holmes stepped down from his mayoral duties and G. Moreland became Trenton's ninth mayor. Moreland served this office for a total of two years and five months.
An election which was held in September put R.