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.
Yours Until Death - Johnnie Moore
Submitted by Milda Mason of Alto, New Mexico
The family story is that Johnnie Moore and Lona Hickey fell madly in love with each other as teenagers. They were first cousins and the families would not permit any marriage between them.
This well worn picture of Johnnie Moore was carried by Lona Hickey for years.
On the back is written:
YOURS UNTIL DEATH
John Henry Moore was born August 31, 1877 in Canton, the son of William Bomar Moore and Sarah Elizabeth Scott.
Lona Louise Hickey was born July 21, 1878, the daughter of James C. Hickey and Ava Jane Moore.
Ava Jane and Bomar Moore were brother and sister.
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