My grandfather's name was William Thomas Gressett,born in 1866,he was a Blacksmith in Ferris, Texas.Was married to Lular Hawkins (his second wife),in 1895. They had two children, Mamie born October 1896 and Tommie born September 1898. I do not have any information on Tommie, but it shounds like he is the Thomas Russell Gressett you are looking for. William Thomas Gressett was first married (Name unknown) in 1887 and had three children, Gideon,John and Abner. His third wife, Minnie Daisy Meredith were married in 1904 and had five children, Masil,Ernest,Winona,William and Alva. William Thomas Gressett died May 1952. I am the stepson of Masil.