Runnels County, Texas

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FULLER, WATKINS posted by Peggy Fuller Kelley on Sunday, April 22, 2001

Looking for info about my Father's Family. He was born Olin Maxwell FULLER, May 30, 1902 Runnels Co, Winters TX. His Father was Jesse FULLER b. 1866 TN, son of Benjamin FULLER, Deport, TX His Mother was Mary Kempie(or Kempe/Kemper) WATKINS. b. ? <1870 TN. It is my belief that Jesse & Mary met and married in TX since my GFather left TN as a child. I have been unable to find any marriage record for them. Does anyone out there know if I can get a copy of my father's birth records without knowing his parents correct names? Also is there anywhere in Winters TX that would have records of WWI casualities from Winters? My Uncle, Benjamin F. FULLER b. <1902 d. 1918 France? Looking for any way of verifying this. Thank you in advance for any assistance you can provide. Peggy Fuller Kelley.

WEBB posted by Gary Webb on Wednesday, April 25, 2001

I am looking for relatives of Thomas J. WEBB born in Tennessee and believed to have died in Runnels County. Any information would be appreciated.

BROWN, BURROUGH, ELLIS, HENDERSON, MARRS, MINCHEW, NORWOOD, PIERSON, WALLS, WILLIAMS posted by Hazel Sanders on Sunday, April 29, 2001

Great Uncle Vester B. BURROUGH b. 1894, d. Jan 7 1963 was a barber in Winters for many years. He m. Bessie WILLIAMS. They had no children that I know of, but I believe they raised Bessie's nephew, James E. (PeeWee) WILLIAMS. Does anyone know any of these people. Also, I'd be interested in getting the 1963 obituary of Vester. Vester is buried at Lakeview Cemetery in Winters. Thanks for any help on this family. Hazel.

WILLIAMS posted by Lynn on Sunday, April 29, 2001

I am trying to find information on a member of the WILLIAMS family who was reportedly the sheriff of Runnels County at one time. Do not know first name or when this occured. I am related to his daughter who was born in 1907 and named Frances Louise. Please let me know if you can identify him.

GOOCH, TUCKER, WHITLEY, WILLIAMS posted by Betty Wheeler Thomason on Tuesday, May 1, 2001

I am searching for the father of Herman Lee WILLIAMS (my cousin). Herman's father's name was John WILLIAMS and was born in Runnels Co in the Rowena or Miles area. John married my aunt, Mamie Lee GOOCH, about 1904 and they divorced. Mamie later married Horace WHITLEY. I would like to find out more information about John WILLIAMS for the descendents of his son, Herman Williams. I found a John Lee WILLIAMS in the cemetery book, "In Remembrance." According to this book, John WILLIAMS was born 18 Mar 1885 and died 15 Jul 1931. His deceased wife in the cemetery book is listed as Lizzie (TUCKER) WILLIAMS born 2 Dec 1881 and died 20 Dec 1957. John and Lizzie are buried in the Miles Cemtery. I am wondering if this is the father of Herman Lee WILLIAMS? Betty Thomason.

BROWNING, SKAGGS, SMITH, TIMMS posted by Wanda Sparkman on Wednesday, May 2, 2001

I am trying to locate someone working on George W. TIMMS who married Nov 10, 1892 in Comanche Co., Texas to Ona BROWNING. She was born about 1874 in Arkansas and died Jan 12, 1968 in Winters, Runnels Co., Texas. I have a large amount of BROWNING information and would be happy to share. Thank you. Wanda Sparkman.

ANTHONY, CHURCHWELL posted by Beverly Anthony Rigney on Wednesday, May 2, 2001

I need help! Trying to find my grandmother's family. She was Minnie CHURCHWELL born abt. 1892 in Ballinger, Runnels County, TX. She married P.L. ANTHONY abt 1908 at the age of 16 and lived in Palo Pinto and Parker Counties, TX They were living near Mineral Wells when their first son was born in 1909. His name was Phillip Merle ANTHONY, they later had a daughter name Kathleen. I think they were divorced. She may have remarried. I would apperciate any help you give me.

DEMENT, DUNN posted by Jake Maxwell on Friday, May 11, 2001

Looking for any information on Myrtle DUNN regarding this marriage. Foster DEMENT was my father, b. Winters,TX 1907 and died in CA in 1957. "Foster Seth DEMENT: Married Myrtle DUNN May 2, 1926 Bk 6 pg 232, on the side it states the orginial was picked up by Foster DEMENT Dec 16 1932. But I did not located any divorce papers" Any information will be greatly appreciated, Jake Maxwell jmaxwell@rmci.net.

HELMS posted by Linda Reed on Wednesday, May 16, 2001

Looking for descendants of William Riley HELMS 1854-1924 and Sophina Cole 1852-1920 who lived in Wilmeth, Runnels Co..

DAVIS, GUNN, JENKINS posted by Betty Joe Snowden Peschka on Thursday, May 17, 2001

Correction to DAVIS GUNN Query; Eppie GUNN DAVIS b. Nov.6,1872 died Aug.8,1957. Samuel S. DAVIS b. Dec.29,1874 d. April 20, 1963. Both died Runnels County, Texas and are buried in Phumphrey Cemetery, Runnels County. Eppie is the daughter of A.E. JENKINS and James B. GUNN. A.E. JENKINS married James B. GUNN April 5, 1871 in Lamar County, Texas. Any information would be appreciated on the descendents of Eppie and Sam DAVIS. Also seeking any information on A.E. JENKINS. Thank you, Betty Joe Snowden Peschka Arizona

EVERTS posted by Betty Joe Snowden Peschka on Thursday, May 17, 2001

Runnels Co. Seeking information on Ada EVERTS died Oct.2,1914 Runnels County. I believe her to be buried in either Wingate or Talpa. Ada GUNN EVERTS is the sister of Eppie GUNN DAVIS who died Aug 18, 1957 Runnels County. Ada is the daughter of A. E. JENKINS and James B. GUNN. I would appreciate a look up in the cemetery records of these two towns.... Thank You Betty Joe Snowden Peschka Arizona

GARRISON, HARDIN, MCKANDLES posted by Frank C. Durant on Tuesday, May 22, 2001

Mary F. 'Mamie' (Reeder) McKANDLES, became the 1st Postmistress on Her 'Exact' 31st Wedding Anniversary, March 14th, 1892 and served in that capacity until January 20, 1899, in Wingate, Runnels County, Texas. She and her husband, James Alexander McKANDLES came to Runnels County at some point prior to February 18, 1891, when He died and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery in Ballinger, Texas. "To" the 'Living Descendants' of Mary F.'s Children, Neighbors, and Friends: Was there ever any "Handed-down" discussions, or Records, as to the 'Maien-name' of Mary F.'s Mother-in- Law, "Margery HARDIN" and/or "Magara A. GARRISON". ?WAS? the 'Maiden-name' HARDIN/or/GARRISON, and "Who" was Their Father? ANY Info, please.--Frank C. Durant, Mesquite, TX.

RHODES posted by Beth on Wednesday, May 30, 2001

My dad's birthmother lived in Winters,Texas which is in Runnels County. Her name is Iris RHODES. We do not know too much about her. We know that she gave birth to twin boys in Winters,Texas in 1932 and somehow they ended up in a orphange in Abilene,Texas. My dad's birthname was Richard A. RHODES but his name was changed when he was adopted by the FERGUSONs. Thanks.


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