George M. Stinnett (along with his brother
Thomas A. Stinnett)
was one of the charter members of the Masonic Lodge at
Smithwick. They were the youngest children of Joel Martin
and Frances "Fannie" Wells Stinnett. Joel and Fannie
were born in VA, headed west, and had many children in different
states. George and Thomas were born in Missouri. The whole
family settled in Fannin Co., 1846.
George M. Stinnett was born 5 Apr 1841 in Missouri; he
died 7 May 1883 and was buried at Smithwick Cemetery. He was a
Civil War Soldier.
Nancy Jane Vickers was born 15 Nov 1848 in Texas; she
died 12 Feb 1921. She is also buried in the Smithwick
Note from contrubutor: "They were my GG Grandparents."
Children: all were born in Burnet County.
James A. Stinnett: b. 09-Nov-1867, d. 25-Nov-1946 in
Liberty Co. TX
Peoria Alice Stinnett: b. 12-Dec-1869,
d.19-Feb-1947. Married John M. Dawson (picture).
[G Grandmother of contributor.]
John W. Stinnett: b. 29-Apr-1872, d. 11-Aug-1948 in
Florence Marigold Stinnett:
b. 27-Aug-1874. Married Frank
Porter Lewis. They had lots of children and
there are a lot of their descendants in Burnet Co.[ G
Grandmother of Janet Lewis Crain.] Frank and
Florence are buried at Smithwick Cemetery. [Lewis
More information on George and his brother, Thomas
A. Stinnett can be found in Burnet County History, Vol II,