On this day in 1838, the first Independent Order of Odd Fellows lodge in Texas was organized at Houston. Jacob Raphael De Cordova, Texas land agent and colonizer and the Grand Master of the Odd(more...)
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CEDARVALE, TEXAS. Cedarvale was on State Highway 243 twelve miles east of Kaufman in eastern Kaufman County. During the 1930s the community had an estimated population of twenty and three businesses. During the 1950s and early 1960s the population was estimated at forty, and no businesses were in operation.
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