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.
James Henderson and Bettie Blue Submitted by Milda Mason of Alto, New Mexico
James Pickney Henderson was born 16 September 1860 in Canton, the son of John R. C. Henderson and Mahala Moore. He died 31 October 1940 in Sweetwater, Nolan County, Texas
Martha Adela Blue was born 1 December, 1867 in Canton, the daughter of Burton Wyatt Blue and Mary Elizabeth Wade.
When her mother died she went to live with her grandparents, Daniel Blue and Mary Ann Peoples... and they changed her name to Mary Elizabeth, after her mother.
Bettie Blue Henderson died 9 May 1952 in Sweetwater, Texas.
James and Betty had 14 children, all born in Van Zandt County, Texas.
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