Old Family Photos

Van Zandt County Genealogical Society


The photos on the following pages have been generously contributed by family history researchers who love to share their old family photos. These are wonderful old family photos and are much appreciated. If you would like to share your precious photos and have them placed on this website, please contact Sibyl Creasey.


Family Photos Index

Photo #1: Isaac Taylor Northcutt and Mary H. Powell, submitted by Mike Northcutt, Berkley, IL.

Photo #2: Isaac Taylor Northcutt and Mary H. Powell, submitted by Mike Northcutt, Berkley, IL.

Photo # 3: The James Morgan Wood Family, submitted by Marilyn Cain of Springdale, Arkansas.

Photo #4: Miles and Nancy Camp Moseley's family of five generations, submitted by Shannon

Photo #5: Dempsey Aaron Easley and Willie Mullins on their wedding day, submitted by Sibyl Creasey of Ben Wheeler, TX

Photo # 6: James Walker Corley and his Family on a Sunday Picnic, submitted by Delores Diane Nielson American Fork, Utah.

Photo #7: Old Van Zandt County Courthouse, submitted by David Smith

Photo #8: Ansel Cunningham Heard and family, submitted by Martha Heard of Canton

Photo #9: William Tinsley Wade and Family, 1898, submitted by Betty Pickens Phillips of Grand Saline

Photo #10: The Reverend John A. Vance Family, submitted by Don Blasingame of the Tyler area

Photo #11: Van Zandt County Truck & Fruit Growers Association, 1912, submitted by Betty Pickens Phillips of Grand Saline, Van Zandt County, TX

Photo #12: Early Wills Point, TX, submitted by Betty Pickens Phillips

Photo #13: Inside an early Edgewood business, submitted by Betty Pickens Phillips

Photo #14: An unidentified Van Zandt County building, may be school with students, submitted by Dr. B.G. Foster (please let us know if you can identify this photo)

Photo #15: A birthday party in 1912 for Miss Irene Foster, daughter of Judge and Mrs. Thomas Jones Foster of Canton, submitted by Dr. B.G. Foster

Photo #16: Rev. Robert H. Wilson of Edgewood and wife; a photo of his children; and a tribute written by a friend following Rev. Wilson's death, submitted by submitted by his grand- daughter, Betty Ann Read Alexander, daughter of Yuba Hannah Wilson Read.

Photo #17: Charles Odell Wright of Fairview (Scott) Community of Van Zandt County, submitted by A. Marilyn Wright Robinson

Photo #18: Humphrey McDonald Teel and wife Sarah Catherine (Katie) Murrey Teel, submitted by A. Marilyn Wright Robinson

Photo #19: The Wright Brothers of Fairview (Scott) Community of Van Zandt County, submitted by A. Marilyn Wright Robinson

Photo #20: Charles Odell Wright, 1911, of the Fairview Community, submitted by Marilyn Wright Robinson

Photo #21: Audie Black Wright as a teenage girl, around 1923, of the Teel Community, submitted by Marilyn Wright Robinson

Photo #22: The Black Family of Van Zandt, submitted by Marilyn Wright Robinson

Photo #23: Charles Lemuel Wright and daughters, submitted by Willie May Jordan Malone, daughter of Ada Wright and Alvin Jordan

Photo #24: A family group photo of the McCoy family, submitted by Tim McCoy of Austin, Texas.

Photo #25: A photo of the old Wills Cabin in Wills Point, submitted by Betty Alexander

Photo #26: An old family photo of Effie Lee Elizabeth Carr and Eliphas L. Riley on their wedding day, submitted by great granddaughter Charmaine Riley Holley

Photo #27: James Rolan Cantrell & Uncle William Hoyt Cantrell, 1923, submitted by Amy Cantrell VanWey

Photo #28: Amzy W. Kirkpatrick, 1913, submitted by Derrel Lyon of Mesquite, TX

Photo #29: A.W. Kirkpatrick Homeplace, 1911, submitted by Derrel Lyon of Mesquite, TX

Photo #30: Mason Mack Carroll, Van Zandt County, 1894, submitted by Derrel Lyon of Mesquite, TX

Photo #31: Jason Carroll, ca 1860's or 1870's, in Pike Co., AL, before moving to the Corinth area of Van Zandt County, submitted by Derrel Lyon of Mesquite, TX

Photo #32: Jason Carroll, ca mid 1870's, submitted by Derrel Lyon of Mesquite, TX

Photo #33: The Collier Family, ca 1895, photo and story submitted by Derrel Lyon of Mesquite

Photo #34: Milburn and Mary Artelle Strickland, 1903, submitted by Sharon Anderson

Photo #35: The Jo Anna Carroll house, 1917, located east of Grand Saline, on the old historic Dallas Shreveport Road, submitted by Derrel Lyon

Photo #36: Friends of the Friendship Community, going "Kodaking," in the spring of 1923, submitted by Derrel Lyon of Mesquite

Photo #37: Marvin A. King, age 18 in 1923, of the Friendship Community, submitted by Derrel Lyon of Mesquite

Photo #38: Ancel Cicero Heard Clough, son of George Washington Clough, first postmaster of Ben Wheeler, submitted by Joel Lively who is searching for a photo of George Washington Clough. If you know of such a photo, please let him know.

Photo #39: William Pittman Sides' 90th birthday party in 1931 submitted by Reagan Sides

Photo #40: W.P. Sides at his 90th birthday party with his wife Mary Cordelia Buchanan Sides, submitted by Reagan Sides

Photo #41: The Normal Music Class of Martins Mill, submitted by Reagan Sides

Photo #42: Van Zandt County government officials of 1895-96, submitted by Kay Fisher Darilek

Photo #43: Old Cotton Gin in Van Zandt County, submitted by Roland J. Heddins

Photo #44: Ruby Griggers, six years old, school photo, submitted by Debbie Bass

Photo #45: Norman Martin Webb, submitted by Stephen Webb

Photo #46: William Monroe Webb as a young man, submitted by Stephen Webb

Photo #47: Edith Gilley Webb and Will Webb, submitted by Stephen Webb

Photo #48: William Marvin Webb as a child, submitted by Stephen Webb

Photo #49: Dr. Joseph Joshua Jeter and Mary Yantis Jeter, submitted by Tom W. McKinnon

Photo #50: The children of Dr. Joseph Joshua Jeter and Mary Yantis Jeter, submitted by Tom W. McKinnon

Photo #51: Allen William Jeter and Susan Seale Jeter, submitted by Tom W. McKinnon

Photo #52: Judge Thomas Rusk Yantis and Belle Riley Yantis, submitted by Tom W. McKinnon

Photo #53: Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Chaney and Maude Kate McWilliams Chaney, submitted by Frank C. Chaney

Photo #54: "Lum" Chaney, submitted by Frank C. Chaney

Photo #55: McWilliams Barber Shop in Early Canton, submitted by Frank C. Chaney

Photo #56: Virgel and Jessie Anderson McWilliams, submitted by Frank C. Chaney

Photo #57: Lela McWilliams Cox, submitted by Frank C. Chaney

Photo #58: Mary Ann Harris King with her husband and children, submitted by Oma G. King

Photo #59: The Fat Man's Club of Van Zandt County, 1894, submitted by Kay Wolcott

Photo #60: The First Drug Store in Van, submitted by Gene Lang

Photo #61: Children of Rev. Robert Wilson and his wife Mary Louisa Faulk Wilson

Photo #62: Old Canton, submitted by Bill Loven of Canton, and placed as header for main page

Photo #63: M.M. Norman with family group, submitted by Sylvia Barbee

Photo #64: Group of World War I Boys, submitted by Imogene Lanbdin Boyd

Photo #65: Ollie Pettitt Richardson Beck, submitted by Licia Babb

Photo #66: Frank Family Photo, submitted by Amelia Haynes

Photo #67: Penny Family Photo, submitted by Shirley Bray

Photo #68: Wilkerson Family Photo, submitted by Debra LaMel

Photo #69: Van Zandt Farmers with their mules, submitted by Doris Burns of Canton

Photo #70: Historic Tree, Starr Community, Van Zandt County, submitted by Fran Bolton

Photo #71: Early Van Zandt County Governmental Officials, submitted by Dr. B.G. Foster

Photo #72: Grand Saline Bandstand, submitted by Stephen Wimberly of China Spring, Texas

Photo #73: Gathering at Old Bethlehem, submitted by Brenda Smith of Garland, Texas

Photo #74: Early Van Zandt County Governmental Officials, submitted by Joan Driver of Van

Photo #75: The Creagles, A Pioneer Couple of Van Zandt County

Photo #76: An older Sarah Sheffield Creagle

Photo #77: Large group in front of the old Van Zandt County courthouse, submitted by Martha Noah of Arlington, Texas

Photo #78: Edgewood Car Dealership, Owner D.A. Hooks, submitted by Brenda Smith of Garland, Texas

Photo #79: Grand Saline Depot, submitted by Stephen Wimberly of China Spring, Texas

Photo #80: Aunt Joe Moore, Captain Jim Moore's wife, submitted by Brenda Smith of Garland, Texas

Photo #81: James G. Wright of Ben Wheeler, December 5, 1922, submitted by Curtis Flatt

Photo #82: Main Street, Grand Saline, submitted by Stephen Wimberly of China Spring, Texas

Photo #83: Rainey, Polk, Pickens Family Group, submitted by Brenda Smith of Garland, Texas

Photo #84: The Peery Family, submitted by Houston W. Briggs II of Kissimmee, Florida

Photo #85: Stanford's Cash Store in Edom, owner Ogilvie Rittenhouse Stanford, submitted by Jacqueline C. Field Lingerlong of Bedford, Virginia

Photo #86: Thomas E. Hunter & Family, submitted by Sharon Hitt

Photo #87: Nancy Ann Jeter Hunter & Son John Robert Hunter, submitted by Sharon Hitt

Photo #88: Romie Henry & Myrtie Ann Easton Reid, submitted by Thelma Reid of Martin's Mill, Texas

Photo #89: Ollie & Pearly Porter Blue, submitted by Thressa Paplanus

Photo #90: Lela & Jeff Ballard, submitted by Thressa Paplanus

Photo #91: Fears Family & Guests Enjoying Watermelons (Now identified and re-submitted by Diana Samford Benat)

Photo #92: Algernon Mercer Fears Family, ca 1897

Photo #93: Sarah Payne Engledow Blackwell

Photo #94: Henry Fisher Blackwell

Photo #95: H.T. Constant, submitted by Kay Bradley

Photo #96: Robert Hutchins, World War I Soldier, submitted by Sherley Baugh of Edgewood

Photo #97: Faye, Odessa & Russell Terry, submitted by Carol Baker

Photo #98: Martin Luther Baker & Nora Diora (Ezell) Baker, submitted by Carol Baker

Photo #99: Luther Matthew Baker with son Robert, submitted by Carol Baker

Photo #100: The Tharp Family, 1897, submitted by David Tharp

Photo #101: Unknown Church, Possibly Barton's Chapel near Murchison, submitted by David Tharp

Photo #102: John Allen Tharp, Jr. and wife Emily P. Fisher Tharp, submitted by David Tharp

Photo #103: John Calvin Sullivan and Leona Josephine "Josie" Walker Sullivan, submitted by Rita Cherry

Photo #104: James Everett Ward, WWI soldier, submitted by Rita Cherry

Photo #105: James Everett Ward, WWI soldier, submitted by Rita Cherry

Photo #106: James "Jim" Madison Ward and Julia "Dora" Hart Ward on their wedding day, 1888, submitted by Rita Cherry

Photo #107: Seddie M. Cade Brown with husband William E. Brown, submitted by Bobby Mitchell

Photo #108: Anthus and Martha Oakley, submitted by Mike Oakley

Photo #109: Rodger and Callie Mullins, submitted by Brandi Molloy

Photo #110: Samuel Marion & Mary Jane Bridges Ward, submitted by Rita Cherry

Photo #110: Samuel B. & Josel Branson Penny, submitted by Shirley Bray

Photo # 111: Charles C. & Sallie Kuykendall Parker, submitted by Donna Parker

Photo #112: Carlie Aline Parker Cannefax, submitted by Donna Parker

Photo #113: C.C. & Sallie Parker, submitted by Donna Parker

Photo #114: Charles C. Parker, submitted by Donna Parker

Photo #115: Parker Clan, submitted by Donna Parker

Photo #116: Walter Mitchell Lay, submitted by LesLee Lay

Photo #117: Pfc. Thomas C. Lay, submitted by LesLee Lay

Photo #118: Mitchell Dooley Lay, submitted by LesLee Lay

Photo #119: Sallie & Vertie Lee, submitted by LesLee Lay

Photo #120: Sallie Lee, Buddy Turner, & Vertie Lee, submitted by LesLee Lay

Photo #121: Naomi Zelda Pike and Sister Pearl, submitted by LesLee Lay

Photo #122: Socialist Encampment, submitted by Lawrence Greer

Photo #123: Dollie Shivers Moore and Bill Wills, submitted by Kay Mackay

Photo #124: Joseph Swain, submitted by Bobby Mitchell

Photo #125: E.N. Allen and wife Sarah Blythe Allen, submitted by Carol Tatum

Photo #126: A Group of men standing in front of the Old Van Zandt County Courthouse, submitted by Dr. George M. Hilliard III

Photo #127: A Town scene, could be Hilliard Store in Canton, submitted by Dr. George M. Hilliard III

Photo #128: George M. Hilliard I and II, submitted by Dr. George M. Hilliard III

Photo #129: Sheriff Cicero Rusk, submitted by Carolyn Kinnison

Photo #130: Rev. John Stanger, submitted by Carolyn Richardson

Photo #131: Abb Stanger and others, submitted by Carolyn Richardson

Photo #132: Taylor and Rebecca Rush Swain, submitted by Bobby Mitchell

Photo #133: William Henry Maxfield, submitted by Ron Maxfield

Photo #134: Edgewood, Texas, 1905, submitted by Charliene Miller

Photo #135: Frank Blasingame of Stone Point, submitted by Barbara Wheaton


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