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.
Lona Louise "Lonie" Hickey
Submitted by Milda Mason of Alto, New Mexico
Lona Hickey was born 21 July, 1878, the daughter of James C. (aka Gus) Hickey and Ava Jane Moore.
On New Years Day, 1899 she married Cornelious Eugene Ruffin, the son of James Johnson Ruffin and Frances Busby.
Lonie and Nelious had five children.
Augusta Bell, Esther Ella, Carl Eugene, Clarence Clay and Madge Irene Ruffin.
After Nelious Ruffin died in 1924, she married John Pinkney Pritchard.
Lona died in October, 1941 in Fort Worth, Texas.
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