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Poston Surname In Texas - Misc. Notes.
NOTE: Texas COLLIN COUNTY, TEXAS, FAMILIES, http://www.collincountybooks.com/Index%20Families%20Vol%20II.htmhttp://www.collincountybooks.com/Index%20Families%20Vol%20II.htm Poston, 118, 159, 218, 219
1831/1891 Deep Ellum" (Elm Street) Directory, Dallas, Texas 1891, 1901, 1911, 1922, 1927 & 1938 - 19222826: Poston Bros., electrical contractors & elevator repairing (Jesse E. & Ira M. Poston)- Poston Bros. Poston, Ira M. , Poston, Jesse E. http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~jwheat/deepelmdirectory.htmlhttp://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~jwheat/deepelmdirectory.html
Texas 1852 Obenhaus, Mary Emma b:Mar 3, 1852 d:4-Sep-14 cem: Live Oak Daughter of John Calvin and Sophronia (Poston) Folts...married Julius Henry Obenhaus, Dec 4, 1882 Nesbitt Memorial Library Colorado County Cemetery Records
SC to Texas 1855 Rachel Lucinda McWhorter. I believe that she decended from David and Mary Poston McWhorter through their son David McWhorter II. David II had a son named John who married Rachel Beam. In 1855 John and Rachel moved form Pickens, South Carolina to Upshur County, Texas where the resided until their deaths. I would apprreciat any information concerning Rachel Lucinda , her brothers and sisters and ancestors.
Texas 1869 Robert Lowrie POSTON was born on 10 Jan 1869 in , Montague, Texas, USA. He died on 5 Mar 1908 in Gouldbusk, Coleman, Texas, USA. He was buried in Gouldbusk Cem, Coleman, Texas. He has reference number QN4Z-LM. !Marriage: Mr. R.L. POSTON and Miss M.E. RICHEY marriage license wa s issued on 29 August 1893 by T.A. SMITH, Clerk of Hunt County, Texas . Marriage was performed by J.H. DANIEL, Evangelist, on 31 Aug 189 3 and recorded 24 Oct 1893 in Hunt County, Texas. Source: Marriage License Texas 1901 Marriage: Robert Lowrie POSTON married Mentha Alice RICHEY sometime between February and November, 1901. Mentha was the 16 year old sister of his first wife, Martha Emily RICHEY, who had died in 1899.He was married to Mentha Alice RICHEY about Dec 1901 in Probably Kaufman Co, Texas.Mentha Alice RICHEY was born on 21 Feb 1885 in , Kaufman, Texas, USA. She died on 31 Jul 1922 in Plainview, Hale, Texas, USA. She was buried in Plainview Cem, Hale, Texas. She has reference number QN54-D8. Children were: Clara Cornelia POSTON was born on 18 Aug 1904 in Sugarville, Nacogdoches, Texas. She died on 16 Nov 1989 in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona. She was buried in Greenwood Memorial Lawn Cem, Phoenix, AZ.
Texas 1890 The 1890 Territorial Great Register Poston William 28 U.S. Teamster Tombstone 9/13/1890 http://http:// www. mycochise. com / 1890greatregl2r.php
NOTE: Texas Austin Memorial Park is located at 2800 Hancock Dr. and the cemetery is owned and run by the City of Austin. - POSTON FRANCES COLEMAN, 5, 497, 8, 10/3/1910, 5/8/1989, - POSTON SEELING WILSON, 5, 497, 9, 11/19/1911, 10/26/1989,
Texas 1900 Poston, Rebecca Butler, Sam 1900 BOWIE COUNTY TEXAS UNCLAIMED MARRIAGE CERTIFICATES
Texas to Arizona 1907 Claude Hugh POSTON was born on 6 Apr 1907 in Sacul, Nacogdoches, Texas, USA. He died on 29 Jan 1980 in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, USA. He was buried on 1 Feb 1980 in Glendale, Maricopa, Arizona, USA. He was married to Madie Pearl NIXON on 16 Dec 1927 in Post, Lynn, Texas. Madie Pearl NIXON was born on 7 Mar 1909 in Pumphrey, Runnels, Texas, USA. She died on 26 Aug 1983 in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, USA. She was buried on 29 Aug 1983 in Glendale, Maricopa, Arizona, USA.!Biography: Madie NIXON was the oldest daughter of Dru Morgan and Daisy Viola (ATEN) NIXON in a family of 9 living children. Her father was a cotton farmer and his children worked in the cotton fields pulling bolls, when not in school. Madie worked just as hard as his sons in the fields and it has been said that she could pull 100 pounds of cotton aday. She received an 8th grade education in schools in Runnels and Blanco County, Texas. In December, 1927 she married Claude Hugh POSTON at Post, Garza County, Texas. Their first child, Robert, or "Bobby" was born in 1928 at LaMesa, Texas. By 1930, the Texas Panhandle was blowing away and farm jobs were hard to find, so Madie and Claude POSTON decided to head west. They landed in Arizona and chose to stay for the remainder of their lives. For awhile they trapped wild animals in the desert area near Yuma , Arizona. Claude had a pet coyote for his son. They then moved to the valley around Phoenix, where they worked on a dairy. Claude went to work for Albin B. KELLY in Glendale, AZ in a farm tillage company. He later became a partner in the business. Their second child , Gwendolynn, was born there in 1932, but later died from tuberculosis in 1935. Their third child, Katherine, was born at the home of Mr . and Mrs. A. B. KELLY in Glendale in 1937. After Mr. KELLY's death , Claude POSTON bought the full tillage business and called it "POSTON Agriculture and Tillage Company". Madie never worked outside of her home, but helped her husband as bookkeeper for his business and "goffer" when parts were needed from Phoenix or other places. Their fourth and last child, Donna, was born in 1940 at Phoenix, their first to be born in a hospital. Madie was a member of the Woodmen's of the World and enjoyed the company of other women, quilting and preparing bandages during World Wa r II. She enjoyed the outdoors and loved to fish, enjoying many fish ing trips around the state and down into Mexico deep sea fishing. She didn't enjoy the work of a woman around the house as much as she did working outside. She did like to sew and taught her daughter, Kathy. Cooking and meals were simple home fare, meat and potatoes. She liked to bake cakes best. Madie had dark hair. Her husband described it as "raven black", but the Arizona sun lightened it to a dark brown. She was 5 feet, 7 in chestall and weight about 150 pounds after her children were born . She was quiet and somewhat introverted. She was a good listener , but not much of a talker. She was a loyal and faithful wife and mother. She was physically strong and healthy, but in later life began to have high blood pressure and mild diabetes. Diabetes was an illness common to her blood brothers, her mother had it and her mother's mother . She was also prone to spells of depression, but was never treated for it. She died in August, 1983 at her son's home in Phoenix, Arizona from a heart attack. She had lived in Arizona for 53 years and now sleep the eternal sleep at South Resthaven Cemetery in Glendale, Arizona . Children were: Gwendolynn Viola POSTON was born on 15 Nov 1933 in Tahoka, Lynn, Texas. She died on 8 May 1935 in Glendale, Maricopa, Arizona. She was buried in Glendale, Maricopa, Arizona. . !Cause of Death: Enlargement of the glands and encrouchment on the bronchial tubes; as well as tubercular infection of the throat. Bronchial tubes previously had a severe attack of flu in February 1935. Donna Laverne POSTON was born on 25 Jan 1940 in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona. Katherine Iona POSTON. and Robert Edman POSTON was born on 23 May 1928 in Lamesa, Dawson, Texas.
Texas 1912 HARD, JAMES F POSTON, MYRTLE 23 NOV 1912 I©242 Bosque County, Texas Marriages
Texas 1917 Rains County TX - List of Men for Military Service - 1917; News Article 481 Fonzie POSTON, Alba http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/tx/rains/newspapers/408sons.txthttp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/tx/rains/newspapers/408sons.txt
NOTE: Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938/1946 POSTON ARIZONAhttp://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/statewide/military/wwII/enlist/placecodes.txthttp://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/statewide/military/wwII/enlist/placecodes.txt
Texas 1944 The Abilene Reporter News Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Saturday, January 15, 1944 BODIES OF SEVEN DEAD IN TRAIN WRECK IDENTIFIED List of known dead in the crash of one railway train into another at Novice Thursday was believed complete 24 hours later with tentative identification of a seventh body, that of a woman being held at a Coleman morgue. The woman was thought to be Mrs. J.L. Poston, Antlers, Okla., mother of four month old James Richard Poston, instantly killed when a four car troop extra bound for Camp Barkeley plunged into the rear of a west-bound Santa Fe passenger train halted at the flag station. Earlier the dead had been identified as follows: Pvt. Ewald Zwernemann, Caldwell, Texas, son of Mrs. Emma Zwernemann Mrs. Jack Grimes Roberts, 18, and her three month old daughter, Bonita Madge, McGregor, Texas Alice Jean Bailey, 9, daughter of Mrs. Janie Bailey, Garvin, Okla. Marvin Riordan, 11, son of Mrs. Ed C. Young, enroute to Winslow, Ariz., from their former home in Hattiesburg, Miss. James Richard Poston, 14 month old son of Mr. and Mrs. J.L. Poston of Antlers, Okla. Santa Fe division headquarters in Temple, which announced Thursday night 12 were killed in the wreck, said yesterday this was caused, apparently, by duplication of information. It was definitely established that only seven lost their lives. The injury toll stood at 83 with only a few of them thought in serious or critical condition. Of that number, 62, seven of them civiliians were taken to the Barkeley station hospital, six to Hendrick in Aiblene, six to Coleman hospital, six to Brownwood and three, all service men to the Coleman Army Flying school.
Texas NOTE: Poston, Billy, 107 - http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/publications/journals/shq/online/v050/n4/issue.htmlhttp://www.tsha.utexas.edu/publications/journals/shq/online/v050/n4/issue.html
Tx to Cali. 1948 BROOKS RAMSEY POSTON DOB: 12.15.48 Brooks Ramsey Poston was a self-described hayseed from Borger, Texas. When he was eighteen, he dropped out of high school and left Texas to go journey throughout California. He eventually arrived in Los Angeles.