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Hello, I hope you enjoy these pages! Perhaps it will bring back memories,

perhaps it will help you to better understand how your ancestors lived.

Grab a cup of coffee, sit back, relax and get ready - - to step back in time!

Photos compliments of John Edward "Eddie" Cope, Christine Cook, James "Jimmy" Sullivan, Jimmy Moore & Kay Woods-Lopez

If you have any old Pecos County photos, I'd love to add them here! Scan & email them to me!

And, if you happen to know the names of the people in these photos, please make note of the picture number and give me a holler!

1.

7-D Farm

1900

2.

Annie Riggs Hotel

1910

3.

Comanche Creek and Bath Houses

1905

4.

Comanche Spring Pool

1938

5.

Black & White Cafe - Fort Stockton.

(Ca: 1938)

6.

High School

1916

7.

Koehler Store - Comanche Springs

Blue Hole 1894

8.

Hotel Stockton

1912

9.

Orient Depot

1925

10.

Present Courthouse

Under Construction

1912

11.

First Train

1912

12.

Freight Wagon

1900

13.

Rooney Vineyard

14.

Mrs. Trig Class

1953

15.

Archie Yockie 2nd from left. WWI photo was probably taken in Marfa as he was stationed in Marfa during the Spanish American War (considered part of WWI).

16.

Standing L-R

John Edgar, A. J. Royal (both former Sheriffs), Jesus Jaramilla, W. P. Matthews. Seated L-R Reuben Mussey, Charley Wilson, George Hawthorne, Hart Mussey, Herman Koehler. Comanche Springs in background Ca: 1892

17.

Fort Stockton's own

Sixie Jo (McGill) Davis, shoots a paper ribbon in two on US Hwy 67. Officially opening an all-paved route between Fort Stockton and Presidio. Ca: 1947

18.

Jim Johnson & Annie Frazer Johnson

Mamie, Nita, Emmalee, Myrtle, Jim and Tom

19.

G. M Frazier

Organizing Judge of Pecos County

Father of Annie Riggs

20.

Rooney Mercantile, 1910

L-R

Oscar Roberts, Cayetano Viejil (straw hat), unknown, Pilar Duran, Tulle Moore

21.

Koehler-Riggs Hotel

Earl Riggs standing, leaning on grey horse

22.

Tom Riggs and Lon "Stump" Robbins,

Moye Grinder, Barney Riggs and John Chalk

23.

Robert Pippin Hayter family in Pecos, Texas en route to Jeff Davis County from Fisher County in 1908. L-R: Robert Pippin Hayter, Ben Williams, Jack Hayter, Joe Hayter and Annie Hayter (As provided by Margaret Newton Hayter)

24.

Dinner Time - Good Roads Day

Ft Stockton, Texas

25.

Canal Double Bridge

26.

1896 at Government Spring in Fort Stockton. Emma Shelton Parke, Mary Rooney Richardson, Emma Butz, Jim Livingston (builder of Koehler/Riggs Hotel), Mary Jane Lemons-Mansfield, Lizzie Teel Salmon, Andrew Young, Mimi Shelton, (Mrs. Parke's sister), Ophelia Crosby-Stephenson, Herman Butz (builder) and Agnes Rooney Butz, W. C. Crosby, W. P. (Willie) Rooney up the tree.

27.

Orient Wreck

28.

Home Seekers at Fort Stockton, Tx

Dec 10, 1918

29.

Methodist Church

30.

Presbyterian Church

31.

Presbyterian Church

32.

St Joseph Catholic Church

33.

St Joseph Catholic Church

34.

St Joseph Catholic Church Bell

Read the history here!

35.

First Street looking West

36.

Stockton Realty & Abstract Company

37.

Fort Stockton, Texas

38.

Fort Stockton, Texas

39.

Pioneer Club Charter Members 

[Pictured L-R]: Mrs. A. W. (Minnie) Dunn, Mrs. Melba Carpenter Percifield, Mrs. Walter (Anne) Westerman and Mrs. Karl (Edna) Butz all of Fort Stockton. Not shown Mrs. H. R. (Johnnie) Brannon of Odessa, Texas

40.

Period Costumes

Mrs. H.F. (Evelyn) Gilley (left) wears her mother's shoes, while Mrs. Homer (Sue) Walker (center) and Mrs. Frank (Louise) Fulk wear costumes which they wore in Fort Stockton's Centennial Celebration

41.

Top Row: Mauricia Pena, Adislada Gonzales, Guadalupe Robles Cano, Albina Duran. Bottom Row: S.L. Gonzales, Sr and Fracisca C.D. Lugo

42.

Adislada Lugo Gonzales, youngest daughter of Francisca Cano Duran Lugo and her husband Eduardo (EHO) Onsurez Gonzales, youngest son of Saturno (Saturnino) Gonzales and Guillerma Onsurez Gonzales.

43.

Francisca Cano de Duran y Lugo with grandson Edurado (Lalo) Gonzales

Pecos County Pioneer

44.

Cruz Lugo Pena de Urias (standing), daughter of Mauricia Cano Lugo Pena. Cruz was Maid of Honor to Prisiliana Lugo Gonzales de Primera (sitting), daughter of Adislada Cano Lugo de Gonzales. Mauricia and Adislada were sisters

45.

The Mexican Catholic Circle of Brotherhood (center): Pilar Duran, Juan Cano, Tom Scott, Frank Barron, Louis Urias, Perry Stires, Pedro Sosa, Mack Pena

46.

Gonzalez Store on First and Nelson Streets (Jan 20, 1931) from L-R: Joe Benavides, Pete Gonzalez, Mrs. M.R. (Carmelita) Gonzalez, Sr., M.R. Gonzalez, Sr., and M.R. Gonzalez, Jr (6 months old)

47.

The Koehler Store was bought by the Rooney Mercantile Co. Rooney Mercantile Co. Date: 1925-35. L-R: G.H. (Lupe) Terrazas, Pilar Duran, Velma James (King), Doug Adams, E.O. (Hijo) Gonzales, O.C. ***** 

48.

Mexican School (oldest school)

Teacher, Charlie Holton. Front Row L-R: 4th: S.L. Gonzales, 7th: Frank Cano

2nd Row L-R 4th: Severiano Duran, 2nd Nick Duran; 2nd Row R-L 2nd: Chon Villalba, 3rd Manuel Pacheco, 7th Sixto Terrazas. Back Row 3rd: Sotero Pina

Back row Girls: Luisa Cano Valdez, Catarina Duran Terrazas, Carolina Gonzales, Leonides Salmon Gonzales 

49.

The Old Koehler Store (1897)

Cayetano Vijil, behind counter Pilar Duran, Elmer Tule Moore

50.

Earlier Anglo School

(Ca 1908)

If you happen to know the names of the people in these photos, please make note of the picture number and give me a holler!

And, MANY, MANY THANKS to

John Edward "Eddie" Cope, Christine Cook, James "Jimmy" Sullivan, Jimmy Moore

for taking the time to scan and submit these WONDERFUL photos!!

Thanks!!

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