Welcome to Pecos County, Texas
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!
Annie Riggs Hotel
Comanche Creek and Bath Houses
Comanche Spring Pool
Black & White Cafe - Fort Stockton.
Koehler Store - Comanche Springs
Blue Hole 1894
Mrs. Trig Class
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).
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
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
Jim Johnson & Annie Frazer Johnson
Mamie, Nita, Emmalee, Myrtle, Jim and Tom
G. M Frazier
Organizing Judge of Pecos County
Father of Annie Riggs
Rooney Mercantile, 1910
Oscar Roberts, Cayetano Viejil (straw hat), unknown, Pilar Duran, Tulle Moore
Earl Riggs standing, leaning on grey horse
Tom Riggs and Lon "Stump" Robbins,
Moye Grinder, Barney Riggs and John Chalk
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)
Dinner Time - Good Roads Day
Ft Stockton, Texas
Canal Double Bridge
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.
Home Seekers at Fort Stockton, Tx
Dec 10, 1918
St Joseph Catholic Church
St Joseph Catholic Church
St Joseph Catholic Church Bell
Read the history here!
First Street looking West
Stockton Realty & Abstract Company
Fort Stockton, Texas
Fort Stockton, Texas
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
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
Top Row: Mauricia Pena, Adislada Gonzales, Guadalupe Robles Cano, Albina Duran. Bottom Row: S.L. Gonzales, Sr and Fracisca C.D. Lugo
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.
Francisca Cano de Duran y Lugo with grandson Edurado (Lalo) Gonzales
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
The Mexican Catholic Circle of Brotherhood (center): Pilar Duran, Juan Cano, Tom Scott, Frank Barron, Louis Urias, Perry Stires, Pedro Sosa, Mack Pena
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)
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. *****
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
The Old Koehler Store (1897)
Cayetano Vijil, behind counter Pilar Duran, Elmer Tule Moore
Earlier Anglo School
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!!
Last updated: Thursday, August 16, 2007 03:15 PM
Copyright 2009 by Eddie Cope