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CELEBRATIONS - ENTERTAINMENT

Family frolic at the G.Q. King residence, corner of S. 4th St. and 400 E. Bell, Crockett.  Seated on steps R/L:  Jack Beasley, Sr., Bessie B. Millar, Lucille B. King, Ada B. Denny.  Seated in chairs:  Mrs. S.T. Beasley, Dr. S.T. Beasley.  Standing R/L: Will H. Denny, Gail Q. King, John C. Millar, Harry A. Beasley.  (Not pictured: Genevieve E. Beasley, Nell Beasley).

 

Special 81st birthday anniversary dinner for Judge A.A. Aldrich on April 10, 1939, at 206 N. 7th, Crockett.  L/R:  W.B. Worthington, Joe Brown Stanton, Rev. R. Gage Lloyd, John LeGory, George W. Crook, Jimmy Arledge, Tommy Thompson and Judge aldrich.

 

Johnson Arledge and Sallie Hardin wedding - June 1906

 

This Crockett house party included: Steve Denny, Frank Wooters, Lanier Edmiston, Sam Arledge, Phillip Moore, Florence Arledge, Elizabeth Adams, Hilda Burton, Marian Foster, Hattie Bell Arledge, Euda and Earle Castleberg.

 

 

 

Marian Foster (left) shared the traditional Foster family birthday cake recipe and for the Texas bicentennial celebration on June 12, 1976, baked a five-layer caramel pecan birthday cake. 

A lucky county family enjoyed a sweet treat and the Commission's treasury was sweetened, too.

Sister Alice, pictured at the right, parleyed the financial returns into more than a 200th celebration

Source:

"History of Houston County Texas 1687-1979"