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Dallas Morning News, 13 June 1933: Park acreage deeded to University Park. Deed to 6.9317-acre addition to Curtis Park in University Park purchased for $20,795. Vendors: Ada Robertson and husband, W. B. Robertson, and Madie Robertson, and husband, E. C. Robertson. Mesdames Robertson are sisters who married brothers. The property adjoins Curtis Park comprising about two and a half acres on the west to the center line of Turtle Creek. It extends along and to the south of Lovers Lane. This gives University Park a park of ten acres in addition to the park near the city hall on which a lake is located.[2369]

     632.      iii.   Mattie Jane Daniel, born 28 December 1890, Dallas County, Texas, died 3 February 1965, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas. She lived in Wilmer.[2370] Mattie married Sam J. Renfro, born 23 February 1891, Texas, died 10 February 1951, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, son of W. A. Renfro and Molly Smith.[2371]

Sam J. and Mattie Renfro lived in Dallas County, Texas, in 1920.[2372] They are buried in Trinity Cemetery, Wilmer, Dallas County, Texas.[2373]

Dallas Morning News, 20 February 1951: Newspaper carrier, Sam Renfro, Dies. Sam Renfro, 60, of Wilmer, first motor route carrier of the Dallas Morning News, died February 9. He started the Pleasant Grove-Wilmer route in July 1925. Survived by wife, daughter, three brothers and a sister.[2374]



[2369] Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas, 13 June 1933, p. 6.

[2370] Texas Death Record. Mattie Jane Renfro, died 3 February 1965, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, female, white, age 74 years, born 28 December 1890, Dallas, Texas, widowed. Father: T. H. Daniel. Mother: Mattie Beard. Residence: Wilmer. Burial: Trinity Cemetery, Wilmer, Dallas County, Texas.

[2371] Texas Death Record. Sam Renfro, born 23 February 1891, Texas, died 10 February 1951, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas. Residence and burial: Wilmer. Parents: W. A. Renfro, Molly Smith. Male, white, age 59 years, 11 months, 17 days, married. Both parents born Tennessee. Occupation: paper carrier.

[2372] 1920 U.S. Census, Dallas County, Texas, S.D. 5, E.D. 99, Sheet 4B. Renfro, Sam J., age 29, mar, born Texas Iowa Texas; Mattie, wife, age 28, mar, born Texas Texas Texas; Lela D., dau., age 7; Charles C., son, age 9/12. All white.

[2373] Tombstone photograph, Trinity Cemetery, Wilmer, Dallas County, Texas. Mother, Mattie J. Renfro, born 1890, died 1965. Daddy, Sam Renfro, born 1891, died 1951.

[2374] Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas 20 February 1951, p. 20.

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