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2002 Queries
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Dorothy Singleton Mon 14 Oct 2002
I had two uncles who taught at the air field in Corsicana during WWII - Andrew and Joe Williamson. I have some things from Uncle Joe and would like to know if there is a museum which might be interested in them.  NOTES: YES, THERE IS A MUSEUM AT THE AIRFIELD, SEE THEIR WEBSITE AT

[email protected] Sat Oct 11, 2002
Need information on parents of my gr-grandfather, John Robert Pinkston who married May Annie Campbell. He had four sisters who married in Navarro County. Della m. J. B. Yersin 15 Dec 1874; Eliza m. John M. White 24 Dec 1868; Nancy E. m. David W. Shelby 17 Mar 1876 and Nancy m. Lucian Farley 19 Mar 1876.

lelia finn Sun 06 Oct 2002
Help! Gr-grandfather August Blum d. in Austin Aug 7, 1914. The Asylum says they sent the body home but don't say where! Records say he was to be buried next to his wife. No death certificate. He had family and property in Corsicana. I think he and his wife must have been buried in unmarked graves. How do I find out? Thanks.

Cathy Fri 04 Oct 2002
I believe my gr-grandfather, J. M. Stark, is a brother of Robert Franklin Stark. Is there an obit, will, or anything on R. F. Stark which lists his siblings and parents? R. F. Stark died before J. M. - need to find anything which will list J. M. Stark as a surviving brother.

Bill Jones Mon  Nov 11, 2002
My great great aunt MARY ROSANNAH KNIGHT arrived in Navarro County in the late 1870's. Her husband ROBERT KNIGHT was in district 126 and age 47, Mary Rossanah (wife) age 40. Children: William 23, Margaret 19, Mary 17, Rosalie 11, Thomas 9, Piety 7, Needham 4, Susan 1.  All children born in Ky. except Susan. Would like to correspond with any descendants. Where is district 126? 

Susan  Mon Nov 11, 2002
Looking for information on Daniel Smith, my great-grandfather, who was listed as being born in Navarro County on my Grandmothers birth certificate.  She was born in 1912 making him born 1873-1875)  I have a photo of him with my great grandmother & their 2 little Girls in St. Augustine Co. where the girls were born & their mother told them he left them because he had another family in Navarro Co.  I want to find him & this family.  The photo you have posted looks just like the man in the photo I have.    Daniel could be a middle name ? NOTE: Persons have now been Identified - Jan 2003

Larry Peery Thurs Nov 14, 2002
Greetings from San Diego (California, not Texas)!
I'm a travel writer living in San Diego and I'm doing some research for a story about a lady who I believe was born and raised in Corsicana. Her name was Frances Wilburn Allen Stephenson, or something very close to that.  I am told that her father was one of the founders of TEXACO. I know she was a radio actress in Hollywood during the 1930s and was a friend of many of the big stars of that time.  She eventually retired here in San Diego. She was also a close friend of my father. I met her several times before she passed away back in the late 1980s.  I am looking for anyone who might have known her or anything about her.  I've tried doing an internet search but that didn't help much. I hope you can pass this request along in your paper or to anybody or any organization in Corsicana who might be able to help me.  There's a fascinating story here, if I can fill in some of the missing pieces.

Cecelia Burrows Monday Nov 18, 2002
Terry Burrows, born 1861 in Texas, and Mattie Smith, born 1867 in Texas  married 1882 in Navarro, Texas. Their offspring were: Zealia, Leighna,  Angela, Terry, Sallie, Earl, Dewey and Annie. Terry is the son of Elias Burrow(s) and possibly Milly P,.J. Burrows. If anyone has any information on  this family, kindly contact me.

Ann Storer
Looking for any info on James Brewster- born 1850.  The family lived in Navarro Co in the 1870 census. Wife Ann---born Ill daughter M. N. maybe it's Margaret or Mary- born 1870.

Connie Mosier
hi my name is Connie Mosier.  Is there anyway that you can go back and check someone's email address that posted a message on the query?  The lady's name is Bonnie, she posted a message in late March 2002, re:  William L. Smith b. in Younger Cemetery.  I have tried the link, but aol says there is no such address.  Any help would be appreciated, William is my grandfather.

Chris Hirsch
I am writing a book on The Texas Gun Trade, 1780 1899. I am very interested in any information or things pertaining to this subject. I am including gunsmiths, gun makers, gun dealers (including hardware stores, etc.), or any others that took part in the gun trade in Texas. Please let me know if you have any information, articles or objects related to this subject.

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