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Van Zandt County Genealogical Society

The photos on the following pages have been generously contributed by family history researchers who love to share their old family photos. These are wonderful old family photos and are much appreciated. If you would like to share your precious photos and have them placed on this website, please contact Sibyl Creasey.

"Lum" Chaney

Submitted by Frank C. Chaney of Rockwall, Texas


Lum Chaney came to Van Zandt County, Texas in the early 1890's from Talladega Co., Alabama. His wife was Martha V. Johnson Chaney. Lum arrived in Van Zandt County with his wife and seven children: William T., Benjamin Franklin, Mary Francis "Mollie," Nancy Lucinda "Lula," Alpha Jane, John Hezekiah and Jesse T. One child was born in Texas after arriving, April 1895, Eva V., but Eva died soon after her birth, May 1895. Lum was a farmer and a Southern Baptist preacher. He was also a Mason. Re: "R.C. Chaney, Pine Lodge No. 203 at Ben Wheeler, Texas."

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