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January 2002 thru November 2002

Charles C. Royall on Friday, January 11, 2002

Jesse "Joe" PHILLIPS passed from this life on Friday, Jan. 04, 2002 at 2:15 A.M. at the Wilson n Jones Medical Center in Sherman, Texas at the age of 94 years, 3 months and 1 day. He was born Jesse Angus PHILLIPS in Santa Anna, Coleman County Texas on October 3, 1907 to the late James Alexander PHILLIPS and Nina (MCLEOD) PHILLIPS. Jesse was raised in Santa Anna where he attended the Santa Anna Schools. He married Shirley Ellene BLANTON in Santa Anna on September 21, 1935 and they celebrated 54 years of marriage. Shirley preceded him in death in 1989. He resided in Pecos, Texas from 1948 till 1961 when he moved to Taylor, Texas. He later moved to Van Alstyne, Texas. Jesse was a member of the Church of Christ and was a residential carpenter until his retirement in 1982. He enjoyed gardening and working with the land. The mother of Jesse Angus PHILLIPS (Nina MCLEOD) is a daughter of Angus Nicholson MCLEOD and Sarah Ella (LITTLE) MCLEOD and a brother of my Grandfather Clyde A. MCLEOD. Charlie

Shirley Stephens Martin on Monday, January 14, 2002

Researching Mary E. "Mollie" FRAZIER (FRASER), and her uncle George FRAZIER (FRASER). They were in Pecos County in 1890.

David Orr on Monday, January 14, 2002
Surnames: POUNCEY

Seeking informatin about the life and descendants of Nathan Dillard POUNCEY, b. Jan. 6, 1900, Dilley, Frio Co TX; d. Fort Stockton, Pecos Co Texas, date unknown.    http://home.earthlink. net/~davidorr/family/

Kenneth Sutphin on Monday, February 11, 2002

Looking for Homer LUCAS and his son Texas Buck LUCAS born Pecos county abt 1902. Anna WATSON was the wife of Texas.

phylicia bernstein on Tuesday, February 19, 2002
Surnames: SLACK

looking for information about Kenneth G. SLACK b 8 Aug 1894 also Edward SLACK b jun 1891 they may have been in San saba also.

ramona on Sunday, February 24, 2002


Looking fo a death trancription of Frank G. DUTCHOVER b.12-20-1896 D. 4-20-1977,Pecos, Texas Thank you, Ramona

royce brewer on Saturday, March 9, 2002

I'm searching for Herbert Rainey SHANNON and his wife Inez BOWDEN. They were born in the early 1900's. He died in the early 1950's, she died in the mid 1970's. They lived in Iraan for many years.

Teresa Littlejohn on Saturday, March 9, 2002

I am researching the STIRES and SCOTT families of Pecos Co., circa early 1900's. STIRES Once owned a huge ranch in Fort Stockton during the early 1920's. Any information would be appreciated! My family consists of: Perry STIRES m. Minnie (FUENTES) SCOTT and their children, Tom (Thomas) SCOTT, William SCOTT, Joe Rosa SCOTT, Isabel SCOTT, John SCOTT, Rafael FUENTES, Ruben FUENTES, etc. Thank you! Teresa

Robin Mitchner on Sunday, March 10, 2002

looking for any information on my husband's great uncle Memory Morris MITCHINER who died 12 Dec 1930 in Sheffield. It is rumored that he was killed by a sheriff. Can anyone supply me with information. Thanks in advance.

glenn CHADBORN on Tuesday, March 19, 2002
Surnames: CHADBORN

i'm looking for any information as to mr. buck CHADBORN prior to his arrival in ft. stockton. while there he made quite a name for himself with at least one shoot out. this information is well documented but prior to this i have little info. thank you for your information.

Eliberto Escamilla on Tuesday, March 26, 2002
Surnames: POSTAS

I am searching for the birth record or baptism record of my mother, Fernanda Bernarda POSTAS. She was born on August 20, 1897 in Fort Stockton. thanks, Eliberto Escamilla Sanderson, Texas

Margaret White on Friday, April 5, 2002

MENDES/Z,Manuel; QUINTELLA,Maximiliano; PLASENTILLA, Pedro; GONZALES/Z, Pablo; RODRIGUES,Cresencio; ROCHA,Felipa. Any leads or information on these people would be greatly appreciated.

Margaret White on Friday, April 5, 2002

MONTES/Z,Gabriella; VALLES, Agapita; VALLES, Gabino; Any leads or information regarding these people would be greatly appreciated.

Susan Lee on Friday, April 26, 2002

I am having trouble finding the births and deaths of two of my fathers brothers. The family says they were both born after 1911 and before 1920 in Fort Stockton, but we are not sure of the dates. J. D. MOORE and Raymond MOORE were their names. One died as an infant and the other drowned as a toddler. Their parents were Eugene Hayes MOORE and Sarah Azzlee YARBROUGH MOORE, and their grandparents were John Lee MOORE and Roxie Octavene ROBERTS MOORE, all of Fort Stockton. John Lee was Pecos County Commissioner in the early 1920's. I have checked state and county files and there seem to be no records on either of them. The oldest child was born in 1911 so I know their births are after that, and they had died before the census was taken in 1920. They are possibly buried in Easthill Cemetery with others in the family but I have been unable to verify that too.

Debi Keller on Thursday, May 16, 2002
Surnames: KIEFER

Hi, I'm trying to find a KIEFER connection in the Pecos, Texas area. From what I have learned a member of my Kiefer family (most likely a Harry KIEFER) left Pennsylvania and settled in Texas. Rumor has it that he started a sheep farm around the Pecos area. It's possible that he may have remarried in Texas (his first wife died and he left his son to be raised by his parents in Pennsylvania). There may be an individual who owns a small restaurant in the Pecos area with the name "KIEFER" in it. My aunt talked to him briefly when she was in the Pecos area and he admitted to his father having family from Pennsylvania. I'm trying to determine if he is part of this KIEFER family.

Paul Smith on Saturday, June 1, 2002

KNJVETON -- Looking for parents name of Mary L. KNJVETON born in Iraan, Texas Jan 18,1938. She marreid Malvin TEAGUE. Need her fathers name and mother's maiden name. Thanks

Melody Smith on Sunday, June 9, 2002
Surnames: JONES

Looking for information on Ralph Houston JONES who died in Fort Stockton in 1964. He was born in Marathon TX in 1903 and is buried there.

Dwain Davis on Wednesday, July 17, 2002
Surnames: ROGERS

looking for any information on my mother; Cynthia June ROGERS, b. Dec 10, 1939 in Pecos County, as well as my maternal grandparents, Wm Nelson or Verna Etta ROGERS,

Carolyn Loyd on Sunday, July 21, 2002
Surnames: ELROD, LOYD

ELROD - Looking for information about Lila Margie LOYD ELROD and husband. Born April 23, 1900 and died May 18, 1956 in Iraan, Tx. Is there a Iraan cemetery list?

Carolyn Loyd on Wednesday, August 7, 2002

MILIKIEN & ELROD -- Cemetery Lookup needed in Iraan, Tx - Pls need a cemetery lookup for Ogdie Lee MILIKIEN, born January 28, 1889 and died approx. 1975. Also need info on Lila Margie ELROD, born April 23, 1900 and died approx 1956. If there are husbands there, need that info also. Thanks!

Carolyn Loyd on Thursday, August 22, 2002
Surnames: LOYD

LOYD cemetery lookup in Fort Stockton. I think my uncle James Samual LOYD, born May 28, 1906 and died June 23,1966 was buried at Fort Stockton. His wife Gladys LOYD may be buried there also. (I have no info on Gladys) Thanks! Is there a Fort Stockton cemetery site?

Frankie Evans Marshall on Wednesday, October 9, 2002

Searching for a Feb ? BULLION. She was married to James William SCOTT They had a daughter, Dollie Ida SCOTT b 12/3/1888 in Tom Green Co., Texas. She married a WILEY, and then a Tom MILLER. She died 11/7/1956 in Brownwood, Brown Co., Texas. Her Father (James Wm. SCOTT) married #2 Katherine SMITH on 1/19/1891 in Tom Green Co., Texas. James and Katherine raised Dollie Ida SCOTT. Where did Feb come from? Who were her parents? What happened to her? Please contact me at: Thanks in advance.

Ken Speer on Friday, November 15, 2002
Surnames: SUMRALL

SUMRALL, Looking for information on John SUMRALL, died in McCamey 1965, b. Priscilla TX 1905. Also Robert SUMRALL of Odessa and Midkiff, recently died Oct. 26, 2002 born Presido, TX. May be connected to brother of Jacob SUMRALL, my gr. grandfather who moved to Dewey Co. OK early 1900. Also can't locate Priscilla, TX. thanks, Ken Speer

Eugene T. Babb on Sunday, November 17, 2002
Surnames: BRITAIN

I submitted this in 1999 and am still looking for the information. Please help if you can. On Jan 12, 1913 Wallace BRITAIN who ranched near Ft. Stockton was murdered; shot in the back while opening his ranch gate. A suspect was arrested, tried and acquited. For family history purposes I would like to know the name of the person who was tried and acquited. This I understand was a sensational trial at the time. If anyone who may have access to old newspaper or court records could look up this information or tell me where I can find it I would be greatly appreciated.

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