Presidio County Texas
1998 Queries

1998 Queries

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Surnames: BARONDE MACHUCA MILAM
Submitter: Anne S. Wise (mwise@prodigy.net)
Date: 23 Oct 1998

Looking for information on a Machuca (sp?) family who lived in Marfa, Presidio,TX. Manuel Machuca md. Avinia Pena (b. ca 1870?) children: Demitrio, Rita, Manuelita, Placida. Placida was adopted by a Baronde family and md. James H. Milam in Marfa. Thanks for any help on these families.
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Surnames: SNYDER SCHNEIDER HAY
Submitter: Mary Fiore (smfiore@worldnet.att.net)
Date: 03 Aug 1998

My Grandmother was born in or near Marfa Sept 1903? Maybe 1904. Maiden name was Pauline Snyder (Schneider) Father Frank (Franz) Mother Bessie Hay. Anyone with family connections please get in touch.
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Surnames: BEJARANO MADRID
Submitter: Frances Bejarano (fb06048@msn.com)
Date: 20 Jul 1998

Gabriel Madrid Bejarano born 1 December 1909 in Marfa,Texas married Maria Valdez in California. Gabriel died 19 April 1959 in Riverside, California. His parents were Ynez Bejarano born in Mexico and Reyes Madrid born in Mexico. My best guess (we never had con tact with his family) is that Reyes and Madrid lived in Marfa. HELP!
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Surnames: WILSON
Submitter: Sherry (Share27@aol.com)
Date: 28 Jun 1998

I am looking for information on my great-grandfather, Santiago Hinojos. I've been told he was a Sheriff in Marfa, TX. I know he had at least one daughter named Elisa/Elsie (?) Hinojos b 27 July 1892 in Marfa. His wife, Ereidia (sp?) died either during or soon after give birth to their daughter. Elisa Hinojos married Herd Wilson of GA. Any information you can offer would be most appreciated. Thank you.
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Surnames: RABORN, PITNER, LANCE, WILLIAMS
Submitter: Carolyn Wagner (flucky@ nwa.quik.com)
Date: 25 Jun 1998

Looking for any info on the John RABORN family or their decendants. John RABORN married Bethena PITNER of Union or Lumpkin Co, Ga and they moved to Alpine Tx by 1895. Bethena was twin sister to Tryphenia who married James LANCE of Lumpkin Co, Ga. Her parents were James and Asenath E. Williams PITNER. James and Asenath had 7 other children. I have lots of decendancy info I'll be happy to share. Any information at all o n this family would be greatly appreciated.
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John Poole Wed Mar 4 13:50:29 1998
Interested in any connections to a JOHN POOL/POOLE who was very active in this county about 1880-90. John was a member of Quantrall's Raiders during the Civil War. John was a friend of Frank James who was a brother of the Jesse James [James Gang] He's not my relative but in interesting character that I'm researching.   

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Carlette Kyler Sat Apr 11 09:52:19 1998
KYLER, William E., and wife Charlotte, were living in Presidio in 1930. From there I don't know where they went, if anywhere. William died about 1953. He was born about 1879 in Christian County, IL., and traveled all around the country. If you know anything about William KYLER or his wife Charlotte, please contact me.    http://www.angelfire.com/tx/kyl ers

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Trey Velasco Mon Apr 20 12:41:52 1998
Looking on information on the Leaton family from Presidio. I know Ben Leaton had three children; William, Joe Shepard and Isabella. Lookin for additional information.   

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Anne SMOORENBURG Sun May 3 10:35:57 1998
My English teacher gave us an assignment on why Marfa Texas is named Marfa? I have searched through numerous web pages and through many books. Do you or anyone you might know who, what, or why Marfa has this unique name. Thank you Anne Smoorenburg   

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Lorinda Shaw-Curd Wed May 13 10:24:43 1998
I am trying to find any information on Martha Cecil WHEAT, b:11/1/1916 at Marfa, Presideo Co,Tx. She Married Tully Clyde DOZIER Jr b:12/28/24 in Brunswick, Glenn Co,GA. It is unknown date or location of marriage.   

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Debbie Stovall Wed May 20 16:01:25 1998
I am looking for information on R. S. NICHOLS. he was a peach officer killed in the line of duty in 1962 in Marfa, Presidio Co, TX. Any help would be appreciated. Debbie   

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