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.


The Fat Man's Club of Van Zandt County, April 1894

Photo Submitted by Kay Wolcott of Grandview, TX

To become a member of the Van Zandt County Fat Man's Club, the individual had to weigh at least 200 lbs or over. Each was weighed at a cotton gin. This photo hung in the old courthouse outside of County Judge Spink's Office.

Standing: R.M. Lively, Judge; U.S. Evans; Dr. Davis; R.S. Jones; and W.J. Staton

Sitting: J.H. Wilhite, District Clerk; Judge John S. Spinks, County Judge; R.F. Brantly; D.K. Tumlinson: and W.A. Sullivan


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