Old Family Photo Collections Van Zandt County Genealogical Society
The photos on these pages are generously contributed by Milda Mason of Alto, New Mexico. Her ancestors were early settlers in Van Zandt County and these wonderful old photos are much appreciated. In addition, there is a very interesting story on this family and the Bottoms family on our "Old Tales, Stories Page" that you don't want to miss. If you would like to share your old family photos by placing them on this web site, please contact Sibyl Creasey for instructions.
Hugh Jerome Nolen Family Submitted by Milda Mason
This photograph is of Hugh Jerome Nolen, his wife Romilda Martha Moore and their two oldest children, Carl Homer and Vernah Faye Nolen.
Hugh Nolen was born March 15, 1872 in Kokomo, Eastland County, Texas. He was the son of Stephen Jerome Nolen and Catherine Eliza Gillis.
On August 30, 1896, in Eastland County, Hugh married Romilda Martha Moore, born January 20, 1879 in Canton, Texas. Romilda was the daughter of William Bomar Moore and Sarah Elizabeth Scott. Romilda was named after Romilda Martha Tull, the daughter of George Washington Tull and Sarah A. Moore.
Hugh and Romilda had the following five children:
1. Carl Homer Nolen, born September 20. 1898. Carl married Mollie Monroe and had nine children.
2. Vernah Faye Nolen, born April 12, 1903. "Dodie" married Elmer Monroe and had one son. Elmer and Mollie Monroe were twins.
3. Hubert Condy Nolen, born August 3, 1905. "Putty" married Thelma Zecha and had one daughter, Romilda "Milda" Nolen, the submitter.
4. Naomi Cleo Nolen, born December 28, 1906. Cleo married Paul Johnson and had two children.
5. Ruby Lee Nolen, born June 27, 1909. Ruby married Sparky Rider and had no children.
Hugh Jerome Nolen died September 19, 1937, in Pampa, Gray County, Texas.
Romilda Moore Nolen died November 3, 1965. also in Pampa, and they are both buried in Fairview Cemetery.
Submitted by Milda Nolen Mason
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