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.
Burton Wyatt Blue and Sam Blue Submitted by Milda Mason of Alto, New Mexico
This is Burton Wyatt Blue (1842-1913) and his youngest son Samuel Cesar Blue. Sam was born when Burton was 66 years old.
Sam Blue was the child of Burton Blue and his third wife Amanda Files.
Sam was born in Van Zandt in 1909.
Both of his parents were dead by 1913 and he went to live with his mother's sister Martha Files and her husband Samuel Horton Riddlesperger in Henderson County.
Sam Blue died in February, 1934 in Jacksonville, Cherokee County, Texas, of typhoid fever. He was only 25.
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