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  • William Carter Swinney (1901 - 1945)
    FIREMAN 3/C USN
  • Leslie Reece Swinney (1905 - 1957)
    Dallas Morning News Dallas, TX June 17, 1957, Part 3, Page 11Leslie R. SwinneyDENISON, Texas (Sp.). -- Funeral for Leslie R. Swinney, 52, an auto mechanic who died in Chicago, Ill., is pending in Denis...
  • Robert Andrew Press (1875 - 1955)
    Name: Robert Andrew Press Death Date: 16 Jul 1955 Death Place: Bonham, Fannin, Texas Gender: Male Race: White Death Age: 79 years 6 months 18 days Estimated Birth Date: Birth Date: 28 Dec 1875 Birthpla...
  • Elmer Lee Walden (1912 - 1924)
    OBITUARYTwo Boys Drowned Near Windom SaturdayNo sadder tragedy has shocked the people of this section than the drowning of two little boys near Windom last Saturday. Soon after dinner Elmer Walden, 13-...
  • Earnest Wenford Walden (1900 - 1973)
    OBITUARY Ernest Walden Services Held HONEY GROVE - Funeral services for Ernest W. Walden, 73, of 500 South Crockett of Sherman were held at the Cooper-Sorrels Funeral chapel Wednesday afternoon with th...

Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fannin County, Texas.

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The county was named for James Fannin, who commanded the group of Texans killed in the Goliad Massacre during the Texas Revolution. James Bonham (the county seat's namesake) sought Fannin's assistance for the Battle of the Alamo, but Fannin was unable to provide it. The county was created in 1837 and organized the next year.

Adjacent Counties

Cities

  • Bailey
  • Bonham (County Seat)
  • Ector
  • Honey Grove
  • Leonard
  • Pecan Gap (part)
  • Ravenna
  • Savoy
  • Trenton (part)

Other Towns & Communities: Big Tussle, Dodd City, Duplex, Elwood, Gober, Hilger, Ivanhoe, Ladonia, Mulberry, Randolph, Telephone, Warren, Whitewright (part) and Windom

Links

Wikipedia

Fannin County History

Caddo National Grassland

The Rep. Sam Rayburn House

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