Old Family Photo Collections

Van Zandt County Genealogical Society


Descendants of James Moore

Family Photos Page


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.


William Bomar "Bome" Moore born 1858

Submitted by Milda Mason of Alto, New Mexico


This is a somewhat heat damaged ambrotype.... on glass

William Bomar Moore was born in Moore Community, Van Zandt County, Texas, the son of Levi "Lee" Moore and Mariah Louisa Stanley. He married Sarah Elizabeth "Betty" Scott in Canton 13 August, 1876. He died 21 September, 1895, in Checotah, Creek Indian Territory, shot in the back three times by Robert John "Bob" Gentry, a Creek indian. The full story of Bome Moore's life and untimely death can be found on the biographies page on this site.


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