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.
WORKING ON THE OIL WELL
This picture was taken in 1933, during the Great Depression.
These are my dad and my uncles all working together on a cable tool oil rig.
Thomas Paul Johnson (1907-1947) married to Cleo Nolen.
Elmer Artis Monroe (1898-1961) married Faye Nolen.
my daddy "Putty" Nolen (1905-1961)
"Sparky" Rider (1905-1980) married Ruby Nolen
Sparky's brother "Prock" Rider.
The Nolens were all children of Hugh Nolen and Romilda Moore.
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