Emmanuel Thomas Joines &
Travis, Jackson and Matagorda Counties, Texas
Home of Emmanuel Thomas Joines in the Buhler Community
Jackson County, Texas
Seated left to right: Henrietta, Emmanuel, possibly neighbors, Mr.
and Mrs. Washington
Standing, W. R. Joines, husband of a Joines daughter, Vera?, unknown
man, Addie, unknown man, Fannie?, unknown woman, unknown woman
(possibly Washingtons), William Thomas "Tommy"?, Crawford K. Walker
and wife Rillie Joines Walker, unknown boy.
Emmanuel Thomas "E. T." Joines was born 19 Aug 1848 in Giles County,
TN, the son of George
W. Joines and Elizabeth Keltner Joines. A Rev. McIntosh
married Emmanuel and Henrietta Tabitha Thurman, daughter of James
Thurman and Lucy Mealler Thurman, on 28 Feb 1879 in Lynnville, Giles
Co., TN. Henrietta was born in Giles County on March 4, 1826. E. T.
moved his family to Manor, Travis Co., TX which was a Tennessee
Colony established by James Manor. The Manor Cemetery is filled with
people who moved there from Giles County. A Travis County deed was
executed on 15 May 1894 in which Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Lancaster sold
to E. T. Joines an 891 acre parcel of land (John Denton, Juan
Maldonado & J. Brown League) along the Caranchua River in Jackson
County for 8,600 dollars.
moved his family from Travis County to the Buhler Settlement in
Jackson County a few miles from present-day Francitas.
children married, several of them remained in the Buhler area to
died in Jackson County on 18 Sep 1925 and is buried in Palacios
Cemetery, Palacios, Matagorda County, Texas.
(picture at left, l to r, Bill Joines? settled in Wharton County,
George W. Joines, Emmanuel Thomas Joines)
"R. T." died in Houston 27 Aug 1934 and is buried beside E. T. in
the Palacios Cemetery. The inventory of her will reveals that she
owned 320 acres of land valued at $6,400, 3 head of cattle valued at
$30 and household and kitchen furniture valued at $200. A. C. Joines
served as the executor of her will which stated that her possessions
be divided between her 11 children, share and share alike.
E. T. and Henrietta Tabitha Thurman Joines
later years. at left
m 17 Oct
1895 to Robert Lee Helton (22 Nov 1872 - 5 Sep 1957)
a. Thomas Lee Helton 17 Jun 1896 - 5 Aug 1964 m Beulah
b. Lena Tabitha Helton 25 Oct 1898 - 8 Feb 1985 m
Johnnie W. Glenn
c. Mary Inez Helton 23 Aug 1904 - 27 Nov 1999 m Carl
d. Margaret Helton 26 Aug 1906 - 25 Jun 1997 m Billie
e. Tirie Helton m Roland Helge
f. Bessie Helton 9 Oct 1916 - 16 May 1981 m James
6. Vera Tabatha Joines b 23
Dec 1880, Giles Co., TN
d 30 May
1955, Houston, Harris Co., TX Buried Hollywood Cemetery, Houston,
Harris Co., TX
Robert Gideon Hewitt (25 Nov 1879 - 1926)
a. Mabel Hewitt m Edward Jerry Albinus
7. William Thomas Joines, Sr.
b 9 Sep 1882, Giles Co., TN
d 30 Nov
1951 Houston, Harris Co., TX, Buried: Forest Park Cemetery, Houston,
Harris Co., TX m 14 Oct 1909 Clara Forest (1895 - 6 Apr 1947)
a. Lowrance Joines
b. Almeda Joines
c. Aletha Joines
d. Emmanuel T. Joines
e. Richard Joines
f. Frances Lucille Joines
8. George Robert Joines b 3
Nov 1884, Giles Co., TN
d - _____
m Birdie Mae Williams
Standing, Mabel Pearl; Seated left, Mary Ethel; Seated right, Rillie.
9. Rillie Joines b 31 Dec
1888, Travis Co., TX
d 29 July
1961 Buried: Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Harris Co., TX
m 1st 20
Mar 1909 Crawford K. Walker ( 1875 - 28 Nov 1946)
a. Herbert C. Walker 18 Dec 1909 - 17 Jan 1986 m 1st
Dolores Allen, 2nd Martha Green
b. Covey Kelly Walker 8 Aug 1911 - 3 Mar 1995 m Thelma
c. Stuart Travis Walker 17 Dec 1912 d 23 July 1970 m
Bernice Emily Rosebrugh
Luther Lee Wingate
d. W. T. Wingate - Living
e. Vera Lee Wingate - Living
f. Luther Lee "Sonny" Wingate, Jr. 17 Jul 1924 - 8 Jun
10. Mary Ethel Joines 30 Mar
1890, Manor, Travis Co., TX
d 10 Jan
1974, LaWard, Jackson Co., TX, Buried: Ganado, Jackson Co., TX
Joseph Stayton (13 Sep 1884 - 18 Jan 1967)
a. Gordon Stayton 10 Dec 1907 - 9 Feb 1990
b. Irene Stayton 20 May 1909 - m 1st George McHaney
c. Stella Stayton 3 Jun ____ - _____ m Ira Mead Bowers
d. Milton Stayton
e. Arthur J. Stayton, Jr.
(picture at right)
11. Mabel Pearl Joines b 21
Mar 1892, Travis Co., TX
d 6 Aug
1990, Jackson Co., TX Buried: Ganado, Jackson Co., TX
Theodore Nathan Dahlstrom (17 Oct 1890 - 10 Nov 1962)
Nathan carried the picture on the left in his pocket along with his
Bible and billfold during his service in WWI.
DRY GOODS STORE
Joines Brothers Open Up in New Building With
General Merchandise Stock.
In their new building Joines Brothers have opened up
with a complete stock of dry goods, groceries, boots
and shoes and general merchandise. These young men
have a general store at LaWard and Francitas is
fortunate that they have located here.
Joines Bros. have put up a nice two story building
in the block north of the Nebraska Inn and they have
stocked it with a first class line of goods, the dry
goods department being especially needed here.
they will do a good business goes without saying as they
have a reputation over this portion of
dealing. Francitas welcomes them.
The Francitas Bee,
March 23, 1911
Volume 1 #16
school will be held in Joines Bros. Hall next Sunday
after which Mr. Hatch will read a sermon.
The ladies of Francitas will serve ice cream Friday
afternoon and evening in Joines Bros. Hall, before the
entertainment given by the ladies of the Blessing
W.C.T.U. Friday, April 7, from to
eight. All are invited to come and enjoy the
refreshments and afternoon, also evening entertainment.
Proceeds from ice cream goes to Francitas church fund.
The Francitas Bee,
April 6, 1911
Volume 1 # 18
The June 8, 1911 issue of the Bee lists the value of the Joines
Store building at $1000.
Written on the back of the picture.
General (brother of W. R. ?) on wagon
Clarence (oldest son of W. R.) on the sweep on rake
Clyde (second son of W. R.) standing on press
Calvin (third son of W. R.) on sulkey? rake (far right?)
Robert (fifth son of W. R.) standing behind press team
Willie Linton (Addie's husband) standing by mare team
the Boss (W. R. Joines) standing in front