Runnels County, Texas
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posted by Kathryn Metcalf on Saturday, April 4,
I am seeking information on great-greatgrandparents,Benjamin F. and Elizabeth
Elinor (WOODS) PROCTOR.I believe that Benjamin was a doctor, who resided
in Runnels Co., from about 1889 to his death in 1917. His wife then live
there till her death in 1936 and lived with their son John C. PROCTOR. If
anyone has any information on this family I would like to hear from you.
KOLB, ROSSON posted
by Charles E. Carroll on Friday, April 10, 1998
Can someone inform me of the location of a cemetery located south of Abilene,
called "Old Content". Reportedly the burial place for Sarah KOLB and possibly
the Andrew Jackson ROSSON family. Sponsor Remarks:
"Old Content Cemetery is now called Tokeen Cemetery, It is located on west
of Texas Highway 382 about 2.5 miles north of the intersection of Tx Hwy
382 and Tx Hwy 1770. Sarah Kolb and A.J. Rosson are indeed buried
WHEELER posted by Betty
Wheeler Thomason on Wednesday, April 15, 1998
WHEELER, Fred and Willie Mae: Does anyone know about Fred and Willie Mae
WHEELER that lived in Runnels County near Wilmeth during the 1920-1930s?
I am trying to find his parents, grandparents, and siblings. Any assistance
and advice will be appreciated. I know that his uncle was Lander Cecil WHEELER
who lived near Wilmeth and in Winters. Fred's cousin was Ovid Herman
STEELE posted by Debbie
Johnson on Friday, April 17, 1998
I'm looking for information about the Finis Maynard STEELE family from Norton
(?). I would like to know about his parents, his wife's parents, etc.
EISENHUTH posted by
Tonnia Carr on Friday, April 24, 1998
I am looking for information on Louise EISENHUTH; born 8-3-1914 in Ballinger,
Runnels County. Her parents were Henrietta and Charles EISENHUTH. Charles
was a bricklayer.
YANCEY posted by Gary
Carter on Saturday, April 25, 1998
Looking for information on William CARVER's parents and other family. Can
find nothing before 1905, when he married LIVINGSTON. Any information would
be helpful. Thank You, Carolyn Sponsor Note: W.W.
Carver married Luzetta Livingstone on 1 October 1905 in Runnels County. Recorded
in Marriage Book 2, Page 228 Runnels County.
EARLY, MOORE posted
by Mary J. Sheridan on Saturday, May 2, 1998
Looking for information on Edmond Bean EARLY b. 1/12/1832, in Montgomery,
Ill. d. 11/19/1922 and buried in Ballinger, Texas (Evergreen Cemetery). Married
Martha Ann MOORE b. 6/1833 m.7/23/1853 in Hillsboro, Ill. Son, James Nathan
EARLY b.6/12/1856 was my great grandfather
posted by Birda W. Pelton on Sunday, May 3, 1998
I am searching for records on Robert Almarine BUSBY. He delivered mail in
the Tokeen area around 1907. Also any type of information on Rebecca J. (GRAY)
BUSBY, his mother who lived with him and his wife Annie (RAYFORD) BUSBY and
chldren Olga, Elijah, Aubrey and Clarence. Clarence was born near Tokeen
in 1906. He died in 1908 and is buried in Counts Cemetery. Olga married "Walter"
PORCH in April 1907 at Ballinger. A daughter (Minnie Mae) was born in 1908,
a son Archie Lloyd in 1910.
GEORGE, WOOD posted
by Verna Reed on Thursday, May 7, 1998
I am looking for information about Marshall Foster WOOD b. abt 1897 Lee County
d. Ballinger, Runnels County, TX ; m. Hazel M. GEORGE b. abt 1895 in Dime
Box, Lee Co., Texas. The family moved to Runnels Co. soon after marriage
and their children were born there. Would very much welcome any information
about their ancestry. Have information to share about descendants.
WILT posted by Billie
West Cook on Thursday, May 21, 1998
Looking for desc. Alderson WEST b. c. 1812 WVA. Lived Runnels Co with wife
Francis WILIE West on 1880 census. Dau. Parthenia m. Joseph B. WILT, also
on 1880 census. Alderson's other children are William B., James, Lewis, Mary,
Frances, and Sarah. Any contact welcome. Thanks. Billie West Cook
HENDRICKS posted by
Sandy O'Neal on Thursday, May 21, 1998
FARRIS, Isaac E. b. 11/23/1868, d. 9/18/1936 son of James Madison FARRIS
and Janie HENDRICKS. Buried in Ballinger, TX. Informant on death certificate
was J. R. COURSEY. Does anyone know if he had any descendents, or have
information on his parents? I have an extensive collection of Farris photos
to share with family members.
posted by Jan Elliott on Friday, May 22, 1998
TYREE/OVERTON Need date of death and cemetary for Parilee OVERTON TYREE,
wife of A.M. TYREE.Parilee born ca. 1865 in GA. Would also like to exchange
info with other TYREE/OVERTON kin. Thanks, Jan Elliott
ERNST posted by Carole
Riddle Paulk on Sunday, May 24, 1998
ERNST, Eloise Marie Searching for some one who might have information on
my mothers' birth mother or father. Her adoptive parents were Carl and Mary
ERNST. Adopted in year 1922. Any information will be muchly appreciated They
lived in Winters all their lives.
KNIGHT, KNOX posted
by Russell Haynes on Saturday, May 30, 1998
Thomas A. KNIGHT, b.?/d./, m. 6 Apr 1882, Missouri florence "Frankie" Knox,
b. Jul 1858, Livingston Co., MO., d.? Reported living in Ballinger, Runnels
Co., TX 1891. Frankie's father, William Shields KNOX, died suddenly while
visiting his daughter 6 Jun 1891. Looking for date and last resting place
of both the KNIGHT family and W.S.KNOX.
HALL, MARTIN posted
by Joyce Day Austin on Sunday, May 31, 1998
Looking for relatives of Thomas W. and Lilly MARTIN. Thomas is the son of
Rev. E. C. MARTIN. Thomas's father lived with them in 1910. Would love to
know where he died. The children of Thomas is Lela, Allen, Lizzie, Dale,
Mariee, Oliver, Ora, Era, Alma Lee and J. T. I have found them living in
Runnels from 1910-1920. Would love to share information on this family. Mary
Alice MARTIN HALL was his sister and she married Yancy King David HALL in
Annona, Red River, Texas
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