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A MISCELLANEOUS COLLECTION OF PICTURES
OF FRIENDS, RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS
OF THE CRISWELL FAMILIES

     Some of the pictures can be identified, others we may have identity for only one person in the picture or don't know location of the picture. We really would appreciate your help with names and locations.

 

TITLE

DESCRIPTION

CONTRIBUTED BY

Cousins: Bessie, Effie, May and Della


The identification on the back of the original by Annie May (Criswell) Barton McCoy reads: Made May 24, 1909 on Monday. I was 16, Effie 15, Bess 18 and Dutch 22.

Bessie Criswell was the daughter of Thomas Leroy and Katie (Durham) Criswell. Effie Eaves was the daughter of Jack and Frances (Criswell) Eaves. Della "Dutch" Petura Criswell and Annie May Criswell were the daughters of John Carson Calhoun and Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell.



Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Mary "Duck" Ogden and Emma Alice Bradshaw


The identification by Annie May (Criswell) Barton McCoy on the back of the original little picture is "190 - Mary "Duck" Ogden and Emma Alice Bradshaw".

I have no other information about this picture.



From Annie May (Criswell) Barton McCoy Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Children with Goat


The children - front seated left to right Ray Barton Criswell and Glenn Rice Criswell

Back (Standing) Amelia Myrtlene Criswell, Travis Turner Criswell, (seated in wheelchair) Jack Walston, Jiggs Walston and J. C. Criswell

Boy riding goat is unknown. He is the owner of the goat. Does any one know who this is?

The House is Liveoak and Walker St., Marlin, Texas

Identification on the back of the original was "Turner Criswell's children".



From Winnie Taylor Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

McKinleys With Spouses


Back row (left to right) with spouse in front: Oscar Lee McKinley and wife Emily (Waller) McKinley, Wesley Frank McKinley and wife Winnie (Brothers) McKinley, Thomas Turner Criswell with wife Mary Amelia (McKinley) Criswell and Dr. E. E. McKinley with wife Bernice (Taylor) McKinley. This photograph was dated August 1936.



Thomas McKinley Criswell

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Amelia, Della, May, Mary Easter in Swing


Left to right: Mary Amelia (McKinley) Criswell, Della "Dutch" Petura (Criswell) Erskine and Annie May (Criswell) Barton McCoy. Mary Easter is sitting in swing.

This picture was made at house on East Liveoak - where the high school was later built, Marlin, Texas. It had been the old Reed house.



From Thomas McKinley Criswell Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Children With Grandpa McKinley


Grandpa McKinley (John Carson McKinley ) is wearing a black hat and we do not know the names of the others. Can anyone help with the names? This is the McKinley home at Odds, Texas.



Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Three Children with Horse and Buggy


These appear to be the same three children in the picture with Grandpa McKinley but we do not know who they are. Notice horse and buggy and picket fence in background. Can anyone identify them?



Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Myrtlene With Doll


Amelia Myrtlene Criswell with her doll, Travis Turner Criswell, Ray Barton Criswell, J. C. Criswell and Glenn Rice Criswell in front. This is the house on Walker and Liveoak Street.



From Thomas McKinley Criswell Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Byrdel and Tom Erskine With Mary Ruth and Myrtlene Criswell


Left to right: Birdel Erskine, Tom Erskine, Mary Ruth Criswell and her sister Amelia Myrtlene Criswell. We do not recognize this house from other pictures. It may have been the Erskine home. Can anyone help us with this?



From Thomas McKinley Criswell Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Group of Women


Left to right: Emma (Jolly) Criswell, Mary Amelia (McKinley) Criswell, Willie Mae Criswell, Della Petura (Criswell) Erskine, Annie May (Criswell) Barton and Myrtle (Hickerson) Moore.



From Thomas McKinley Criswell Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell with Bearded Man


Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell with bearded man. We are not sure who he is - some say Uncle Mack Watters. We are not sure of location of this house. It may be the back of the John Carson Calhoun Criswell house at Criswell.



From Thomas McKinley Criswell Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell with Woman and Baby


Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell with Unidentified Woman and Baby. Can anyone help with this identification?



From Thomas McKinley Criswell Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell with Baby and Boy Child


Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell holding baby and boy standing beside the chair. We believe the boy is Travis Turner Criswell, grandson of Amy Criswell but do not who the baby is. Can someone help identify? Is this the same baby that was in the other picture?



From Thomas McKinley Criswell Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Brother McClain and Sister Miss Annie


Studio picture of Brother McClain and sister Miss Annie.



From Thomas McKinley Criswell Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Ophelia McDaniel Williams


This is a tintype of Ophelia McDaniel Williams.



From Ollie Corbett Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Henry Grammer - Studio


This is a studio picture of Henry Grammer. There are other pictures of him in the Thomas Turner Criswell Family pictures.



From Thomas McKinley Criswell Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

The McClanahans and Criswells


This picture has been identified by family as left to right: John McClanahan, John Carson Calhoun Criswell, Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell, Miss Alice McClanahan Barton and Mrs. McClanahan made at the McClanahan home.

Note: following there will be studio pictures of the McClanahan family. I believe they are the same people as above. If anyone can help with this we'd appreciate.



From Thomas McKinley Criswell Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Studio Picture of the McClanahans


This studio picture of the McClanahans was in a large square wooden frame. It was hanging on the wall in the Cliff and May McCoy guest room. When we removed the picture from the frame - it fell apart. It has been put back together for the photograph. We believe, from the above description, these are John McClanahan, Alice McClanahan and Mrs. McClanahan. If anyone can supply their accurate names we'd appreciate.



Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

John McClanahan


This is a closeup picture of John McClanahan taken from the larger picture.



Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Alice McClanahan


Alice McClanahan - closeup from studio picture.



Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Mrs. McClanahan


Mrs. McClanhan - Close up from studio picture.



Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Wesley Frank McKinley, Grandpa McKinley and the Holdens


Wesley Franklin McKinley, Grandpa McKinley (John Carson McKinley) and father of Frank and Marie (Bunn) Holden and her husband John Holden. Marie (Bunn) Holden was the daughter of Lloyd and Beulah Leclaire (McKinley) Bunn and the granddaughter of John Carson and Matilda (Miller) McKinley.

This picture was made at the house on Capps Street in Marlin.



Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Four Pictures of Children


Can anyone identify these children? They may be of the Watters, Manning or Criswell families.



From Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell Albums

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Virgil and Harriet (Brown) Williams


Virgil and Harriet (Brown) Williams. Harriet Williams was the daughter of Waller and Harriett Virginia (McKinley) Brown.

The studio was Miller and Berger, Marlin, Texas.



From Ollie Corbett Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

J. A. (Jack) Eaves at Home in Marlin


Can anyone confirm that this is a picture of J. A. "Jack" Eaves at his home in Marlin? This picture was in with the other snow scene pictures of Lloyd and Effie Eaves and May Criswell.



From Thomas McKinley Criswell Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Group at John Carson McKinley Home at Odds, Texas


We can identify only a few in this picture. They are: in rocker, Grandpa John Carson McKinley, next to the second post Emily (Waller) McKinley, wife of Oscar Lee McKinley, second down from her are Mary Amelia (McKinley) Criswell and her husband, Thomas Turner Criswell. If anyone has a better copy of this picture we would appreciate a copy and help with the identification.



From Thomas McKinley Criswell Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Four Pictures in Album Two Women, A Family and A soldier


These may all be Watters family of Cherokee Co., Texas. They were pasted into a black page in an album together. Penelope Petura (Watters) Manning was Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell's mother. These may be some of her family.



From Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell Albums

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Four Pictures - Women and Children and a Family


Four pictures pasted into an album. They may all be the Watters family.



From Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell Albums

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Mary Mercer


Written on the side of the picture folder was: "Cousin on Criswell side - her mother and John C. and Whit Criswell were first cousins (Jennie Mercer) Mothers were sister -- Evans."



From Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell Albums

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Lady with High Neck Blouse Check Jumper


There was no identification on this picture.



From Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell Albums

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Four Women by Tree


Left to right: Unknown, Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell, Mary Amelia (McKinley) Criswell and Annie May (Criswell) Barton McCoy. We do not know where this picture was taken.



From Thomas McKinley Criswell Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Two Women Long Skirts High Button Shoes


This is a postcard picture with no identification.



From Thomas McKinley Criswell Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Tintype-Malachi Calhoun Watters


The identification in pencil on the back of this tintype by Annie May (Criswell) Barton McCoy was "Uncle Mack Watters". Uncle Mack Watters was the brother of Penelope Petura (Watters) Manning and uncle of Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell.



From Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell Albums

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Malachi Calhoun Watters and Wife Alma Zona (Huston) Watters


Malachie Calhoun Watters was the son William Watters and Amy (White) Watters and the uncle of Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell. This picture was pasted in a black page album.



From Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell Albums

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Home of Malachi Calhoun Watters and Alma Zona (Huston) Watters


Identified by Annie May (Criswell) Barton McCoy as: "Uncle Mack Watters home - Alto, Cherokee Co., Texas."



From Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell Albums

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Ida Watters Latham


Identification in pencil on back of tintype "Cousin Ida Watters Latham - Alto, Texas"

She was the daughter of Malachi Calhoun Watters and Alma Zona (Huston) Watters and first cousin to Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell.



From Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell Albums

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Samuel Reuben Jackson Watters


Tintype - identified as "Uncle Reebee Watters - bachelor"



From Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell Albums

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Samuel Reuben Jackson Watters - #2


Tintype of Samuel Reuben Jackson Watters



A Watters descendant - mll

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Alma Zona (Huston) Watters with Baby and Puppy


Alma Zona (Huston) Watters With Baby and Puppy. Location is unknown.



From Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell Albums

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Uncle Jim Watter's Wife - Huston


The identification on this picture was "Uncle Jim Watters' wife - Huston"



From Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell Albums

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Five Ladies


Fourth from left has been identified as Alma Zona (Huston) Watters. Can anyone help with the other identifications?



From Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell Albums

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Steve Blackshear


Can anyone identify this tintype as of Steve Blackshear?



From Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell Albums

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Alyne Powers


Identification on the back of the picture in Annie May (Criswell) Barton McCoy's handwriting was: "1925 - To Cousin Amy and May With Love - Alyne Powers"

Alyne Powers was the daughter of Francis Marion Powers and Elmina Penelope Watters Powers.



Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Among the Jasmines


Identification on back of reprint is: "Curtis McMillan - Nolie Barton (and in pencil) Frank Barton's sister - Jan. 14, 1912



From Thomas McKinley Criswell Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Lady With Flower in Her Hair


Lady sitting on edge of bed wearing a long dress and a flower in her hair. The background appears to be striped wallpaper. We do not know who she is.



From Winifred McKinley Criswell Collection

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Amy Manning Criswell With Lady in Long White Dress


Amy Myrtlene (Manning) Criswell sitting with lady in long white dress. Would anyone be able to identify the lady in white dress? She may be a Manning since this picture came from a Manning descendant. Notice the two-story house in the background - it shows up in other pictures in this collection.



From Winnie (Manning) Taylor Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Annie May (Criswell) Barton sitting on porch railing - Coat and Hat


Annie May (Criswell) Barton sitting on porch railing - lady standing beside her is unnamed. Could this be the Eaves house in Marlin - shown in the Snowy day pictures. What is the building to the right of the picture? Can anyone identify this lady and the building?



From Thomas McKinley Criswell Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

The Aycocks


Inscription on back of picture written by Annie May (Criswell) Barton McCoy was: "Owen Aycock, Jewell Aycock, Basil Aycock - Marfa, Texas'

If anyone recognizes these three and wants more information there were some addresses on the back of the picture.



From Thomas McKinley Criswell Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Man with Horses and Buggy at Railroad Bridge


Can anyone identify this man and the location where the picture was made?



Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Falls of the Brazos Scan #1


These pictures are all being identified as taken at the Falls of the Brazos. By enlarging the pictures we have been able to identify some of the people in the picture. If anyone can identify others we'd appreciate.

Scan #1 (left to right)

Effie Eaves and Della (Criswell) Erskine, men unknown.



From Thomas McKinley Criswell Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

Brazos River Scan #2


Left to right:First 4 unknown - 5th from left Mary Amelia (McKinley) Criswell and 6th Thomas Turner Criswell, man unknown, and Annie May (Criswell) Barton, man unknown. Children are probably children of Thomas Turner and Mary Amelia Criswell.



From Thomas McKinley Criswell Collection

Submitted by

Glenn R.
and Lena S. Criswell

   




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