About the Herring's
considerable property in addition to his original land grant. They were the only two local land grant recipients to remain a lifetime on their original surveys. The Herring family story is interwoven incredibly with the Sachse family story, and substantial portions of both grants still belong to Herring and Sachse descendants.
Daniel Herring's land also reached the area through which the railroad was to be built, but Daniel died in 1882, four years before right of way was being solicited.
Daniel's first wife, Mary Deck Herring, is buried in the Maxwell Decatur Cemetery, and his second wife, Elizabeth Newman Herring, is buried in the Herring-Hogge Cemetery on Murphy Road.
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