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
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
John W. Stinnett: b. 29-Apr-1872, d. 11-Aug-1948
in Odom, TX.
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 brothers photo]
More information on George and his brother,
Thomas A. Stinnett can be found in Burnet County
History, Vol II, page 305.