Places

  • Desoto is also known as: DeSoto, Texas and Dallas County / DeSoto city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Patrick Crayton (american football player), Casey Printers (american football player), Screechy Peach (singer and songwriter), Brian Jackson (american football player), and Cyrus Gray (american football player).

History

As of the 2010 census it had a population of 49,047. DeSoto is a suburb of Dallas and is part of the Best Southwest area, which includes DeSoto, Cedar Hill, Duncanville, and Lancaster. DeSoto is located at 32°35′57″N 96°51′32″W / 32. 59917°N 96. 85889°W / 32. 59917; -96. 85889 (32. 599286, -96. 858828). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 21. 6 square miles (56 km), all of it land. The area was first settled in 1847, making it one of the oldest communities in North Texas. A post office was established in 1881, and the settlement was named DeSoto in honor of Thomas Hernando DeSoto Stewart, a doctor dedicated to the community. By 1885, DeSoto was home to approximately 120 people, a cotton gin, and a general store. Soon after, the population declined to below 50. In 1930, there were 97 people living in the community and several businesses. After World War II, DeSoto and surrounding areas began to grow. In order to improve the inadequate water distribution system, residents felt the need to incorporate the town. On February 17, 1949, a petition signed by 42 eligible voters was presented...

The official website for the city of Desoto is http://www.ci.desoto.tx.us/.

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Desoto Obituaries

It was written on April 8th, 2015 that Mason Charles Deibler died in Desoto, Texas.  Deibler was 86 years old and was born in Kanawha, IA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Mason Charles's life.

It was revealed on February 13th, 2013 that Robert L Goodrich passed on in DeSoto, Texas.  Goodrich was 85 years old and was born in Nelson, NE.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Robert L's life.

It was written by Tyler Morning Telegraph on December 7th, 2012 that Lessie "Hanna" Voyd passed away in DeSoto, Texas.  Voyd was 76 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Lessie "Hanna"'s life.

It was written by Modesto Bee on November 25th, 2012 that Charley N Coker passed away in Modesto, California.  Coker was 99 years old and was born in DeSoto, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Charley N's life.

It was reported by The Lufkin Daily News on July 4th, 2012 that Juanita Sanders (Richmond) perished in Desoto, Texas.  Ms. Sanders was 88 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Juanita's life.

It was revealed on December 17th, 2011 that Donald Alan Bufkin passed on in Desoto, Texas.  Bufkin was 83 years old and was born in Mt Vernon, IL.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Donald Alan's life.

It was disclosed on December 14th, 2011 that Donald A Bufkin died in Desoto, Texas.  Bufkin was 83 years old and was born in Mt Vernon, IL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Donald A's life.

It was disclosed on October 14th, 2011 that Thomas J Sr Summerour died in Desoto, Texas.  Summerour was 83 years old and was born in Taylor County, GA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Thomas J Sr's life.

It was disclosed by Tyler Morning Telegraph on October 14th, 2011 that Charmil "Mattie C" Clayborn (Robertson) perished in DeSoto, Texas.  Ms. Clayborn was 78 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Charmil "Mattie C"'s life.

It was reported on April 14th, 2011 that R B Jr "Bob" Briggs perished in DeSoto, Texas.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor R B Jr "Bob"'s life.

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Holy Redeemer Cemetery
1500 S Westmoreland Rd
Desoto, TX 75123

Desoto Cemetery News

Community calendar for Denton, Tarrant and western Dallas counties
The Department of Veterans Affairs and Texas National Cemetery Foundation invite the public ... Oak St. 940-349-5900. The DeSoto school district JROTC program will hold a ceremony honoring veterans at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at DeSoto High School, 600 Eagle ...
http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/localnews/stories/DN-wescalendar_07wes.ART.West.Edition1.4f7631b.html

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Performances run a half-hour each, starting at 7:30 tonight through Sunday at the GlasBox, 1500 Texas (entrance is on ... to 3 a.m. Saturday at the De Soto Hotel ($25). They're also running tours of Concordia Cemetery, with one for families from 8 to 10 p ...
http://www.elpasotimes.com/entertainment/ci_16459917

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German-American Texas Hold 'Em Tournament -- The tournament finals ... of Downtown El Paso (including the DeSoto Hotel), Concordia Cemetery, and the Amador Hotel in Las Cruces. Schedule, reservations: 877-GHOST-10; elpasoghosttours.com.
http://www.elpasotimes.com/entertainment/ci_16459930

James W. Garrison
(and Barbara) Garrison of DeSoto, KS; and Jeffrey G. Locke of Arma, KS. Siblings: Joe P. Garrison of Ulysses, KS. Jack D. Garrison of McKinney, TX; Gail R ... will be at St. Michaels Catholic Cemetery Fulton Kansas. Family is requesting in Lieu of ...
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