Still trying to find information on the parents of Perry Pendergrass (please take into consideration the various spellings of the name) b. 1879 TX (?Van Zandt Co.).Would also like more information on his marriages and children....and whereabouts between 1880 and 1900....and, after 1900.
Van Zandt Co.TX1880pg. 38 Samuel Mullins45 b. TXworks on farm(b. abt. 1835) Eliza Mullins 45 (wife) b. TXabt. 1835 Ervine Pendergrass 19 (neice...and young widow)b. abt. 1861(no place of birth listed) Perry Pendergrass1 (nephew...and son to Ervine)b. abt. 1879 TX
Smith Co., Texas 1900 census (Justice precinct no. 5)SD 7......ED 107.....Sht 10...pg. 253A enumerated:June 16, 1900 161-162 Reeves, William(?J.)HeadW/Mb. Oct 187029m.7 yrs.TXTXLAFarmer Reeves, Minnie (?C or ?E) WifeW/Fb. Sept 187524m. 7 years(3 children born, 3 living)ALALAL Reeves, Allen G.SonW/Mb. Oct 18945singleTXTXAL Reeves, Claudie G.SonW/Mb. Jan 18973singleTXTXAL Reeves, LutherSonW/Mb. Jan 18991singleTXTXAL Reeves, AlfredBrother (to William)W/Mb. Sept 187920singleTXARLAFarm Laborer Knight, RobertBoarderW/Mb. Mar187921singleTXTXTXFarm Laborer Pendergrast, PerryBoarderW/Mb. June1879singleTXTXTXFarm Laborer
A Winnie Dell Pendergraft/Pendergrass b. 1914 TX shows to be his daughter by Nora Vicktory Romines.According to Winnie Dell's death certificate.
Parents of Perry may be J.O. Pendergrass and M. E. Striplin who married in Van Zandt Co., TX April 16, 1878.
According to the census enumerations (1900, 1910, 1920) that contain Perry's sister, Annie Emma Pendergrass (b. 1876 ?TX), the birthplaces of the parents are as follows:
Father (Pendergrass):GA, AR, TX Mother (Striplin/Stripling/Strickland):TX, AR, TX
Annie Emma was also said to have had a twin sister that died as a child.It has been stated by family that Perry and Annie Emma were raised by two different families (not their parents) that lived near each other. Perry and Annie Emma were recorded to be in Smith Co., TX near to the same time.Annie Emma married there (second marriage) in 1897, and Perry inumerated in the 1900 Smith Co. TX census.