On this day in 1886, Franklin Wingot Shaeffer died as a result of a broken leg. This Ohio native had operated a freight line in northern California during the gold rush of 1849, had lost his money on...(Read More)
WOODALL, TEXAS. Woodall, a farming community twelve miles northwest of Canton in northwestern Van Zandt County, had a school in 1890 that reached an enrollment of forty in 1905. In 1917 Woodall merged with the nearby Ellis Chapel community to form Elwood.
Diana J. Kleiner
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