Constant Savage

F, ID# 1601
  • Last Edited: 21 Nov 1999

Citations

  1. [S64] Carolyn L. Bush Laird, The Bush Family As Descended from Richard and Mary Prescott Bush (n.p.: n.pub., 1987) p. 7 (referring to 18 Feb 1697 will of John Savage that names as an heir Elizabeth Roberts, daughter of Edward Roberts and wife Constant, citing to Essex Co., Va. Deeds and Wills, bk. 10, p. 65), 10 (referring to will of John Savage naming Elizabeth Roberts as his granddaughter, citing to Essex Co., Va. Deeds & Wills bk. 21, p. 298). This typewritten, photocopied work was produced by Carolyn L. Bush Laird. A copy is in the Genealogy Collection, Texas State Library, Austin, Tex.
  2. [S64] Carolyn L. Bush Laird, [etc.], above pp. 7 (naming Constant Savage Roberts as her mother), 10 (naming John Savage as her grandfather, citing to Essex Co., Va. Deeds & Wills bk. 21, p. 298).

John Savage

M, ID# 1602, d. July 1701
  • Will Abstract*: His will names his wife, Mary; Judith Parr, daughter of Phillip Parr and wife Judith; Elizabeth Roberts, daughter of Edward Roberts and wife Constant. The will was dated 18 Feb 1697 and was probated on 11 Aug 1701.3
  • Last Edited: 12 Sep 2011

Citations

  1. [S64] Carolyn L. Bush Laird, The Bush Family As Descended from Richard and Mary Prescott Bush (n.p.: n.pub., 1987) p. 7 (referring to 18 Feb 1697 will of John Savage that names Mary as his wife, citing to Essex Co., Va. Deeds and Wills, bk. 10, p. 65). This typewritten, photocopied work was produced by Carolyn L. Bush Laird. A copy is in the Genealogy Collection, Texas State Library, Austin, Tex.
  2. [S64] Carolyn L. Bush Laird, [etc.], above p. 7 (referring to his 18 Feb 1697 will that was probated on 11 Aug 1701, citing to Essex Co., Va. Deeds and Wills, bk. 10, p. 65).
  3. [S64] Carolyn L. Bush Laird, [etc.], above p. 7 (citing "Essex County, Virginia Deeds and Wills Book #10," p. 64).
  4. [S64] Carolyn L. Bush Laird, [etc.], above p. 7 (referring to 18 Feb 1697 will of John Savage that names as an heir Elizabeth Roberts, daughter of Edward Roberts and wife Constant, citing to Essex Co., Va. Deeds and Wills, bk. 10, p. 65), 10 (referring to will of John Savage naming Elizabeth Roberts as his granddaughter, citing to Essex Co., Va. Deeds & Wills bk. 21, p. 298).
  5. [S64] Carolyn L. Bush Laird, [etc.], above p. 7 (referring to 18 Feb 1697 will of John Savage that names as an heir Judith Parr, daughter of Phillip Parr and wife Judith, citing to Essex Co., Va. Deeds and Wills, bk. 10, p. 65).

William Grim Fuller1

M, ID# 1606, b. 23 August 1912, d. 29 January 1997
  • Birth*: He was born on 23 August 1912.2
  • Death*: He died on 29 January 1997 at age 84.3
  • Last Edited: 13 Jan 2007

Family:

Citations

  1. [S128] Gayle Fuller, 4 Dreyer Place, Texarkana, Tex., written notes provided to Roger Bartlett, 29 Jan 1993.
  2. [S1108] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/RootswebSSDI, viewed on 13 Jan 2007.
  3. [S1108] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/RootswebSSDI, viewed on 13 Jan 2007 (stating that he died on 19 Jan 1997; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Texarkana, Tex. when he died).

William Prescott1

M, ID# 1613, d. March 1745
  • Last Edited: 13 Jul 1997

Citations

  1. [S64] Carolyn L. Bush Laird, The Bush Family As Descended from Richard and Mary Prescott Bush (n.p.: n.pub., 1987) pp. 19, 20 (citing "North Carolina Archives, Secretary of State Original Wills, Craven Precinct, Will of William Prescott"), 21. This typewritten, photocopied work was produced by Carolyn L. Bush Laird. A copy is in the Genealogy Collection, Texas State Library, Austin, Tex.
  2. [S64] Carolyn L. Bush Laird, [etc.], above p. 20 (naming Aaron Prescott as his father).
  3. [S64] Carolyn L. Bush Laird, [etc.], above p. 20.
  4. [S64] Carolyn L. Bush Laird, [etc.], above p. 20 (citing to will of William Prescott dated 17 Mar 1745, North Carolina Archives, Secretary of State Original Wills, Currituck Precinct, stating that inventory began Mar 1745 and that administration began in Sep 1745 and was recorded in Dec 1745).
  5. [S64] Carolyn L. Bush Laird, [etc.], above p. 20 (naming Aaron Prescott as her father).

Mary Smith1

F, ID# 1614
  • Last Edited: 13 Jul 1997

Citations

  1. [S64] Carolyn L. Bush Laird, The Bush Family As Descended from Richard and Mary Prescott Bush (n.p.: n.pub., 1987) pp. 19-21. This typewritten, photocopied work was produced by Carolyn L. Bush Laird. A copy is in the Genealogy Collection, Texas State Library, Austin, Tex.
  2. [S64] Carolyn L. Bush Laird, [etc.], above p. 20.
  3. [S64] Carolyn L. Bush Laird, [etc.], above p. 20 (indicating that Mary Smith was his mother).
  4. [S64] Carolyn L. Bush Laird, [etc.], above p. 20 (indicating that Mary Smith was her mother).

Fannie Norvell

F, ID# 1615, b. 23 March 1879, d. 28 August 1970

Fannie Norvell Carter, courtesy of John Norvell.
  • Obituary*: "Mrs. Carter Dies Friday
       "Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. for Mrs. W. W. Carter, wife of the late Dr. W. W. Carter. She had lived in Navarro County all her life, and her husband who preceded her in death in 1964, had a practice here beginning in 1903.
       "Mrs. Carter died Friday in Memorial Hospital at the age of 91. Services will be held at Corley Funeral Home Chapel. Dr. H. Lively Brown will officiate and interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery. She was a member of the Methodist Church.
       "Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. R. L. Burnett of Lompoc, Calif., Mrs. W. S. Price of Kerens and Mrs. W. L. Holman of Corsicana; four grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
       "Pallbearers will be Allen Bancroft, Royce Bancroft, Arthur Bancroft, W. D. Ainsworth, Garland Gray, Artis Crain, Dr. L. E. Kelton and J. C. Roe."15
  • Note*: She was a Methodist and was a lifelong resident of Navarro County, Texas. Survivors included three daughters, four grandchildrfen, and ten great-grandchildren.13

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 8 Aug 2015

Family: William Walter Carter M. D. b. 7 Feb 1879, d. 13 Apr 1964

Citations

  1. [S8] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., 6 Jul 1912, p. 1, col. 3 (naming S. J. Norvell, Sr. as her father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Fannie Norvell Carter, memorial no. 115277702, viewed on 5 Jun 2014 (naming Samuel J. Norvell as her father).
  3. [S8] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., 7 Mar 1913, p. 3, col. 4 (naming Mrs. Frances Norvell as her mother).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Fannie Norvell Carter, memorial no. 115277702, viewed on 5 Jun 2014 (naming Frances Callaway Bartlett Norvell as her mother).
  5. [S190] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 10 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1990), p. 86.
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Fannie Norvell Carter, memorial no. 115277702, viewed on 5 Jun 2014.
  7. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, vol. XVIII, no. II (May 1995), p. 37, and vol. XIX, no. II (May 1996), p. 27 (both citing Navarro County, Tex. Marriage Records, bk. XIV, p. 412).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Fannie Norvell Carter, memorial no. 115277702, viewed on 5 Jun 2014 (not giving the date or place).
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Walter Carter, memorial no. 115277637, viewed on 5 Jun 2014 (not giving the date or place).
  10. [S190] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 10, above, p. 86 (giving the date but not the place).
  11. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1970, vol. 1, p. 239, file 66622.
  12. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Fannie Norvell Carter, memorial no. 115277702, viewed on 5 Jun 2014 (giving the date but not the place).
  13. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive at http://corsicana.newspaperarchive.com, 30 Aug 1970, p. 8A, cols. 1-2 (obituary of Mrs. W. W. Carter).
  14. [S190] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 10, above, p. 86 (not giving the date).
  15. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 30 Aug 1970, p. 8A, cols. 1-2 (reprinted here with consent of the Corsicana Daily Sun).
  16. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Sybil Carter Holman, memorial no. 115613847, viewed on 5 Jun 2014 (naming Fannie Norvell as her mother).
  17. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Billie Jean Carter, memorial no. 101815977, viewed on 5 Jun 2014 (naming Fannie Norvell as her mother).

William Walter Carter M. D.

M, ID# 1616, b. 7 February 1879, d. 13 April 1964

Dr. William Walter Carter, courtesy of John Norvell.
  • Obituary*: "Hold Services Dr. W. W. Carter
       "Funeral for Dr. W. W. Carter was conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday [15 Apr 1964] from the Corley chapel with burial in Oakwood cemetery.
       "Rev. N. H. Kupferle, pastor of First Methodist church, of which he was a member, officiated.
       "Dr. Carter, 85, a retired physician and dean of the Navarro County Medical Society, died at his home, 328 South Thirty-First street, Monday afternoon after an extended illness.
       "A native of Mississippi, he started his medical practice in Leland, Texas, moved to Bazette and later to Powell where he lived until moving to Corsicana 41 years ago.
       "A graduate of the University of Tennessee medical college, Dr. Carter was a former Navarro county health officer.
       "He was one of the organizers of the Powell State Bank with the late J. O. Burke who died last month and was a director and vice president of this bank until a few years ago.
       "Survivors are his wife of Corsicana; three daughters, Mrs. R. L. Burnet, Vandenberg AFB, Calif; Mrs. Will S. Price, Kerens, and Mrs. W. L. Holman, Corsicana; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
       "Pallbearers were Ben Sloan, Paul Sloan, Newell Gotcher, Artis Drain, Allan Bancroft, Dr. L. E. Kelton, J. C. Roe and Hoyt Moore.
       "Honorary pallbearers were members of the Navarro County Medical Society."14
  • Note*: He was a graduate of the University of Tennessee medical college. He began medical practice in Leland, Texas and moved to Bazette, Powell, and Corsicana, Texas. He was Navarro County, Texas health officer.13

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 8 Aug 2015

Family: Fannie Norvell b. 23 Mar 1879, d. 28 Aug 1970

Citations

  1. [S190] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 10 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1990), p. 86 (giving the date but not the place).
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 3 Mar 1998 (giving the date but not the place).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for William Walter Carter, memorial no. 115277637, viewed on 5 Jun 2014 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive at http://corsicana.newspaperarchive.com, 15 Apr 1964, p. 12, col. 7 (obituary of Dr. W. W. Carter) (not giving the date; stating that he was a native of Mississippi).
  5. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, vol. XVIII, no. II (May 1995), p. 37, and vol. XIX, no. II (May 1996), p. 27 (both citing Navarro County, Tex. Marriage Records, bk. XIV, p. 412).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Fannie Norvell Carter, memorial no. 115277702, viewed on 5 Jun 2014 (not giving the date or place).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Walter Carter, memorial no. 115277637, viewed on 5 Jun 2014 (not giving the date or place).
  8. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1964, vol. 1, p. 214, file 25439.
  9. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 3 Mar 1998 (stating that he died in Apr 1964; not naming the place of death).
  10. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 15 Apr 1964, p. 12, col. 7 (obituary of Dr. W. W. Carter) (stating that he died "after an extended illness").
  11. [S190] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 10, above, p. 86 (not giving the date).
  12. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Walter Carter, memorial no. 115277637, viewed on 5 Jun 2014 (not giving the date).
  13. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 15 Apr 1964, p. 12, col. 7 (obituary of Dr. W. W. Carter).
  14. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 15 Apr 1964, p. 12, col. 7 (reprinted here with consent of the Corsicana Daily Sun).
  15. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Sybil Carter Holman, memorial no. 115613847, viewed on 5 Jun 2014 (naming William Walter Carter as her father).
  16. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Billie Jean Carter, memorial no. 101815977, viewed on 5 Jun 2014 (naming William Walter Carter as her father).

Billie Jean Carter

F, ID# 1620, b. 23 March 1921, d. 3 July 1923

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 7 Jun 2014

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Billie Jean Carter, memorial no. 101815977, viewed on 5 Jun 2014 (naming William Walter Carter as her father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Billie Jean Carter, memorial no. 101815977, viewed on 5 Jun 2014 (naming Fannie Norvell as her mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Billie Jean Carter, memorial no. 101815977, viewed on 5 Jun 2014.

Thomas Jesse Norvell

M, ID# 1621, b. 1877, d. 12 July 1965
  • Other Names*: Jesse Thomas Norvell, Thomas Jessie Norvell, Tom Norvell.
  • Obituary*: "Thomas Norvell Rites Tuesday
       "Thomas J. Norvell, 88, retired farmer, formerly of Rice, died in Paulyne's Convalescent Home [Corsicana, Texas] Monday night [12 Jul 1965].
       "Funeral services are to be held Tuesday at 3:30 p. m. from the Corley Chapel. Burial will be in the Rice cemetery.    "The rites will be conducted by Rev. James T. Davis.
       "Surviving are his wife, who is also in Paulyne's Home, Corsicana; [a son; three grandchildren; a sister; and other relatives].
       "Pallbearers will be Luther Murphy, Clovis Wilson, Hollis Poarch and Ad Ellis."9
  • Last Edited: 8 Aug 2015

Family: Mamie Perryman b. 18 Jul 1884, d. 15 Apr 1970

Citations

  1. [S8] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., 6 Jul 1912, p. 1, col. 3 (giving his name as T. J. Norvell and naming S. J. Norvell, Sr. as his father).
  2. [S8] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., 7 Mar 1913, p. 3, col. 4 (giving his name as T. J. Norvell and naming Mrs. Frances Norvell as his mother).
  3. [S440] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 4 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1985), p. 103 (giving his name as Thomas Norvell).
  4. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive at http://corsicana.newspaperarchive.com, 13 Jul 1965, p. 3, col. 2 (obituary of Thomas J. Norvell) (not giving the date but giving his age as 88 when he died on 12 Jul 1965).
  5. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1965, vol. 3, p. 1002, file 45698 (giving his name as Thomas Jessie Norvell) (giving the date and the county but no other information).
  6. [S440] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 4, above, p. 103 (giving his name as Thomas Norvell, giving only the year, and not naming the place).
  7. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 13 Jul 1965, p. 3, col. 2 (obituary of Thomas J. Norvell).
  8. [S440] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 4, above, p. 103 (giving his name as Thomas Norvell) (naming the cemetery but not giving the date).
  9. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 13 Jul 1965, p. 3, col. 2, reprinted here with consent of the Corsicana Daily Sun.

Mamie Perryman

F, ID# 1622, b. 18 July 1884, d. 15 April 1970
  • Other Names*: Mamie Perryman Norvell, Mamie Norvell.
  • Last Edited: 26 Aug 2011

Family: Thomas Jesse Norvell b. 1877, d. 12 Jul 1965

Citations

  1. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 22 Aug 1999.
  2. [S440] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 4 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1985), p. 103 (giving only the year).
  3. [S440] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 4, above, p. 103.

Jesse Leroy Norvell

M, ID# 1623, b. 20 January 1907, d. 23 April 1993
  • Other Names*: Jesse Norvell, Roy Norvell.4
  • Last Edited: 1 Sep 2013

Citations

  1. [S137] Index to Texas Delayed Probate Birth Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), vol. 27, p. 13022, file 26628.
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 27 Mar 1998 (giving only the date).
  3. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 27 Mar 1998 (not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Dallas, Texas when he died).
  4. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive at http://corsicana.newspaperarchive.com, 13 Jul 1965, p. 3, col. 2 (obituary of Thomas J. Norvell).

Samuel Johnson Norvell Jr.

M, ID# 1626, b. 18 November 1874, d. 21 March 1953
  • Obituary*: "SAMUEL JOHNSON NORVELL
       ""Samuel Johnson Norvell, 79, Beeville attorney, died in San Antonio March 21, 1953.
       "Born in Rice Nov. 18, 1874, Mr. Norvell received his law degree from the University of Texas, and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1906.
       "He served as law clerk in the U. S. general land office, and was internal revenue agent in the estate tax division of the Internal Revenue office.
       "His special interests were hunting and studying history.
       "He married Lillye Brooks in 1912, and she survives him. Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Louis Kohnke Jr., San Antonio; a son, Sam Norvell, Harlingen; a sister, Mrs. W. W. Carter, Corsicana; and a brother, Tom Norvell, Rice."
  • Note*: He earned a law degree from the University of Texas, was admitted to the bar in 1906, and practiced law in Corsicana for several years before becoming an internal revenue agent for the estate tax division of the Internal Revenue Service. He was living in Beeville, Texas when he died.3
  • Last Edited: 8 Aug 2015

Family:

Citations

  1. [S8] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., 6 Jul 1912, p. 1, col. 3 (naming S. J. Norvell, Sr. as his father).
  2. [S8] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., 7 Mar 1913, p. 3, col. 4 (naming Mrs. Frances Norvell as his mother).
  3. [S815] Texas Bar Journal, Nov 1953, p. 719 (obituary of Samuel Johnson Norvell).
  4. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1946-55, vol. 16, p. 7610, file 11692 (giving the county, state, and date but not the city).

Samuel Johnson Brooks Norvell III

M, ID# 1630, b. 20 September 1913, d. 20 December 1976
  • Last Edited: 4 Jan 2005

Citations

  1. [S137] Index to Texas Delayed Probate Birth Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), vol. 27, p. 13022, file 819971.
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 27 Mar 1998 (giving only the date).
  3. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1976, vol. 3, p. 1218, file 98679.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 27 Mar 1998 (stating that he died in Dec 1976; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Harlingen, Texas when he died).

James Ben Norvell

M, ID# 1632, b. 26 August 1872, d. 14 April 1934

Main gate, Rice Cemetery, Rice, Tex. Photo was taken by Dave Bell, Lubbock, Tex., and is used here with his permission.
  • Other Names*: James R. Norvell, James Norvell, J. R. Norvell.
  • Obituary*: "LIFE-LONG RESIDENT OF RICE COMMUNITY DIED HERE SATURDAY
       "James R. Norvell, 61, resident of the Rice community all of his life, died at the home of his brother-in-law and sister, Dr. and Mrs. W. W. Carter, 320 South Thirty-first street Saturday afternoon [14 Apr 1934].
       "The funeral was held from the Rice Methodist church Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock with burial in the Rice cemetery. The rites were conducted by Rev. W. W. Moss, pastor of the church.
       "Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Carter, Corsicana, and two brothers, T. J. Norvell, Rice, and S. J. Norvell, Harlingen.
       "The funeral was directed by the Sutherland-McCammon Funeral Home."18
  • Note*: He lived in Rice, Texas all his life and never married. He was survived by a sister and two brothers.19,17

Additional Resources

• His memorial on Find A Grave is here.
  • Last Edited: 8 Aug 2015

Citations

  1. [S8] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., 6 Jul 1912, p. 1, col. 3 (naming S. J. Norvell, Sr. as his father).
  2. [S8] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., 7 Mar 1913, p. 3, col. 4 (naming Mrs. Frances Norvell as his mother).
  3. [S6] Holy Bible (Philadelphia, Pa.: M. Carey & Son, 1817), p. 680 (giving his name as James Norvell). This bible was originally owned by Jesse Bartlett and Frances Callaway Bartlett and was in the possession of Ruby Lynn Shelton, Rice, Tex., in 1974. On the flyleaf, believed to be in Jesse's hand, is "Jesse Bartlett his Book."
  4. [S9] Grave marker, Rice Cemetery, Rice, Tex. (giving only the year).
  5. [S440] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 4 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1985), p. 88 (giving only the year).
  6. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 17 Apr 1934, sec. 2, p. 12 (obituary of James B. Norvell) (not giving the date but stating that he was sixty-one years old when he died on 14 Apr 1934).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for James Ben Norvell, memorial no. 39986161, viewed on 26 Aug 2011.
  8. [S179] Rice Cemetery Association Directory (n.p.: n.pub., 1985) (giving the year but no other information). This publication includes a map showing the locations of the five sections of the cemetery. The pages are not numbered. A copy is in the possession of Roger Bartlett, Austin, Tex.
  9. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1903-40, v. 38, p. 18628, file 19363 (giving the county, state, and date but not the city).
  10. [S440] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 4, above, p. 88 (giving only the year and not naming the place).
  11. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 17 Apr 1934, sec. 2, p. 12 (obituary of James B. Norvell).
  12. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for James Ben Norvell, memorial no. 39986161, viewed on 26 Aug 2011 (giving the date but not the place).
  13. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive at http://corsicana.newspaperarchive.com, 16 Apr 1934, p. 7, col. 6 (obituary of James R. Norvell) (stating that he died in the afternoon at his sister's home).
  14. [S9] Grave marker, Rice Cemetery, Rice, Tex. (naming the place but not giving the date).
  15. [S440] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 4, above, p. 88 (naming the place but not giving the date).
  16. [S179] Rice Cemetery Association Directory, above.
  17. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 16 Apr 1934, p. 7, col. 6 (obituary of James R. Norvell).
  18. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 16 Apr 1934, p. 7, col. 6, reprinted here with consent of the Corsicana Daily Sun.
  19. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 17 Apr 1934, sec. 2, p. 12 (obituary of James B. Norvell) (naming his survivors and stating that he lived in Rice, Texas all his life).

Lucien Bartlett Norvell

M, ID# 1633, b. 12 August 1866, d. 29 August 1879
  • Other Names*: Lucien Norvell.
  • Last Edited: 1 Sep 2013

Citations

  1. [S9] Grave marker, Rice Cemetery, Rice, Tex. (naming S. J. Norvell as his father).
  2. [S440] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 4 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1985), p. 89 (naming S. J. Norvell as his father).
  3. [S9] Grave marker, Rice Cemetery, Rice, Tex. (naming F. C. Norvell as his mother).
  4. [S440] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 4, above, p. 89 (naming F. C. Norvell as his father).
  5. [S6] Holy Bible (Philadelphia, Pa.: M. Carey & Son, 1817), p. 680. This bible was originally owned by Jesse Bartlett and Frances Callaway Bartlett and was in the possession of Ruby Lynn Shelton, Rice, Tex., in 1974. On the flyleaf, believed to be in Jesse's hand, is "Jesse Bartlett his Book."
  6. [S179] Rice Cemetery Association Directory (n.p.: n.pub., 1985). This publication includes a map showing the locations of the five sections of the cemetery. The pages are not numbered. A copy is in the possession of Roger Bartlett, Austin, Tex.
  7. [S440] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 4, above, p. 89 (spelling his name as Lucian).
  8. [S9] Grave marker, Rice Cemetery, Rice, Tex.

Robert Norvell

M, ID# 1634, b. 21 April 1869
  • Birth*: He was born on 21 April 1869.1
  • Last Edited: 25 Nov 1997

Citations

  1. [S6] Holy Bible (Philadelphia, Pa.: M. Carey & Son, 1817), p. 680. This bible was originally owned by Jesse Bartlett and Frances Callaway Bartlett and was in the possession of Ruby Lynn Shelton, Rice, Tex., in 1974. On the flyleaf, believed to be in Jesse's hand, is "Jesse Bartlett his Book."

Jesse Callaway Bartlett

M, ID# 1635, b. 22 August 1871, d. 9 November 1951
  • Note*: He was a portrait and commercial photographer. He began his career in Brownwood, Texas in 1898 and, after some years there, operated studios in Dallas, Houston, and Galveston, Texas before opening Bartlett's Studio in Wichita Falls, Texas in 1910. Jesse and Mary Emma were third cousins.12

Additional Resources

• A biography of Jesse Callaway Bartlett published in The Historical Encyclopedia of Texas in 1936 is here.
• His memorial on Find A Grave is here.
  • Last Edited: 11 Mar 2012

Family: Mary Emma ('Mamie') Donaldson b. 6 Oct 1866, d. 30 Jun 1945

Citations

  1. [S239] Lineage of Mrs. Bessie Lee Bartlett Buchanan, Founders and Patriots of the Republic of Texas: The Lineages of the Members of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas (Austin, Tex.: The Daughters of the Republic of Texas, 1963), p. 556, (naming Thomas Smith Bartlett as his father).
  2. [S333] Ellis Arthur Davis, ed., The Historical Encyclopedia of Texas, rev. ed. (n.p.: Texas Historical Society, n.d. [CA. 1936]), vol. II, p. 687 (naming T. S. Bartlett as his father).
  3. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 6 Nov 1922, sec. 1, p. 6 (obituary of Thomas S. Bartlett) (naming Thomas S. Bartlett as his father).
  4. [S239] Lineage of Mrs. Bessie Lee Bartlett Buchanan, above, (indicating that Sally Edmundson was his mother).
  5. [S239] Lineage of Mrs. Bessie Lee Bartlett Buchanan, above.
  6. [S333] Ellis Arthur Davis, ed., The Historical Encyclopedia of Texas, rev. ed., above, vol. II, p. 687 (stating that he was born near Corsicana).
  7. [S43] Marriage Records, Navarro County, Tex., vol. 7, p. 349 (issued on 24 Dec 1892 but no return noted) (giving her name as Mamie Donaldson).
  8. [S239] Lineage of Mrs. Bessie Lee Bartlett Buchanan, above, (not naming the place).
  9. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1951, vol. 1, file 60016.
  10. [S239] Lineage of Mrs. Bessie Lee Bartlett Buchanan, above, (not giving the county).
  11. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Jessie Callaway Bartlett, memorial no. 59255786.
  12. [S333] Ellis Arthur Davis, ed., The Historical Encyclopedia of Texas, rev. ed., above, vol. II, p. 687.
  13. [S239] Lineage of Mrs. Bessie Lee Bartlett Buchanan, above, (naming Jesse Callaway Bartlett as her father).
  14. [S333] Ellis Arthur Davis, ed., The Historical Encyclopedia of Texas, rev. ed., above, vol. II, p. 687 (naming Jesse C. Bartlett as her father).
  15. [S333] Ellis Arthur Davis, ed., The Historical Encyclopedia of Texas, rev. ed., above, vol. II, p. 687 (naming Jesse C. Bartlett as his father).
  16. [S333] Ellis Arthur Davis, ed., The Historical Encyclopedia of Texas, rev. ed., above, vol. II, p. 687 (giving her name as Maybelle and naming Jesse C. Bartlett as her father).

Mary Emma ('Mamie') Donaldson

F, ID# 1636, b. 6 October 1866, d. 30 June 1945
  • Other Names*: Mamie Donaldson, Mary Emma Donaldson Bartlett, Mary Emma Bartlett, Mamie Bartlett.

Additional Resources

• To view her memorial on Find A Grave, click here.
  • Last Edited: 6 Jan 2012

Family: Jesse Callaway Bartlett b. 22 Aug 1871, d. 9 Nov 1951

Citations

  1. [S333] Ellis Arthur Davis, ed., The Historical Encyclopedia of Texas, rev. ed. (n.p.: Texas Historical Society, n.d. [CA. 1936]), vol. II, p. 687 (giving her name as Mamie and naming Dan Donaldson of Navarro County, Texas as her father).
  2. [S168] Bess Bartlett Buchanan, Wichita Falls, Tex., miscellaneous papers, (chart of Nimrod Williams's descendants, provided by Garrett B. Drummond, Jr. to Roger Bartlett 28 Jun 1973, naming Col. Dan Donaldson as her father). Copies of these papers were provided by Garrett B. Drummond, Jr., 567 South L St., Livermore, Calif. 94550, to Roger Bartlett in June 1973.
  3. [S168] Bess Bartlett Buchanan, miscellaneous papers, above, (chart of Nimrod Williams's descendants, provided by Garrett B. Drummond, Jr. to Roger Bartlett 28 Jun 1973, naming Elgiva Angeline Martin as her mother).
  4. [S239] Lineage of Mrs. Bessie Lee Bartlett Buchanan, Founders and Patriots of the Republic of Texas: The Lineages of the Members of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas (Austin, Tex.: The Daughters of the Republic of Texas, 1963), p. 556.
  5. [S43] Marriage Records, Navarro County, Tex., vol. 7, p. 349 (issued on 24 Dec 1892 but no return noted) (giving her name as Mamie Donaldson).
  6. [S239] Lineage of Mrs. Bessie Lee Bartlett Buchanan, above, (not naming the place).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Mary E. Bartlett, memorial no. 59255787.
  8. [S239] Lineage of Mrs. Bessie Lee Bartlett Buchanan, above, (indicating that Mary (Mamie) Emma Donaldson was her mother).
  9. [S333] Ellis Arthur Davis, ed., The Historical Encyclopedia of Texas, rev. ed., above, vol. II, p. 687 (naming Mamie Donaldson as her mother).
  10. [S333] Ellis Arthur Davis, ed., The Historical Encyclopedia of Texas, rev. ed., above, vol. II, p. 687 (naming Mamie Donaldson as his mother).
  11. [S333] Ellis Arthur Davis, ed., The Historical Encyclopedia of Texas, rev. ed., above, vol. II, p. 687 (giving her name as Maybelle and naming Mamie Donaldson as her mother).

Col. Dan Donaldson

M, ID# 1637, b. 31 May 1833, d. 6 October 1886
  • Last Edited: 30 Nov 1997

Family: Elgiva Angeline ('Anne') Martin b. 14 Jun 1840, d. 31 Oct 1925

Citations

  1. [S168] Bess Bartlett Buchanan, Wichita Falls, Tex., miscellaneous papers, (chart of Nimrod Williams's descendants, provided by Garrett B. Drummond, Jr. to Roger Bartlett 28 Jun 1973) (not giving the date). Copies of these papers were provided by Garrett B. Drummond, Jr., 567 South L St., Livermore, Calif. 94550, to Roger Bartlett in June 1973.
  2. [S333] Ellis Arthur Davis, ed., The Historical Encyclopedia of Texas, rev. ed. (n.p.: Texas Historical Society, n.d. [CA. 1936]), vol. II, p. 687 (giving her name as Mamie and naming Dan Donaldson of Navarro County, Texas as her father).
  3. [S168] Bess Bartlett Buchanan, miscellaneous papers, above, (chart of Nimrod Williams's descendants, provided by Garrett B. Drummond, Jr. to Roger Bartlett 28 Jun 1973, naming Col. Dan Donaldson as her father).

Elgiva Angeline ('Anne') Martin

F, ID# 1638, b. 14 June 1840, d. 31 October 1925
  • Last Edited: 30 Nov 1997

Family: Col. Dan Donaldson b. 31 May 1833, d. 6 Oct 1886

Citations

  1. [S168] Bess Bartlett Buchanan, Wichita Falls, Tex., miscellaneous papers, (chart of Nimrod Williams's descendants, provided by Garrett B. Drummond, Jr. to Roger Bartlett 28 Jun 1973, naming Mary Ann Hampton as her mother). Copies of these papers were provided by Garrett B. Drummond, Jr., 567 South L St., Livermore, Calif. 94550, to Roger Bartlett in June 1973.
  2. [S168] Bess Bartlett Buchanan, miscellaneous papers, above, (chart of Nimrod Williams's descendants, provided by Garrett B. Drummond, Jr. to Roger Bartlett 28 Jun 1973, naming Dr. G. L. Martin as her father).
  3. [S168] Bess Bartlett Buchanan, miscellaneous papers, above, (chart of Nimrod Williams's descendants, provided by Garrett B. Drummond, Jr. to Roger Bartlett 28 Jun 1973) (not giving the date).
  4. [S168] Bess Bartlett Buchanan, miscellaneous papers, above, (chart of Nimrod Williams's descendants, provided by Garrett B. Drummond, Jr. to Roger Bartlett 28 Jun 1973, naming Elgiva Angeline Martin as her mother).

Bessie Lee Bartlett1

F, ID# 1639, b. 16 August 1894, d. 15 February 1983
  • Other Names*: Bessie Lee Bartlett Buchanan, Bess Bartlett, Bess Bartlett Buchanan, Bess Buchanan.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 6 Jan 2012

Citations

  1. [S168] Bess Bartlett Buchanan, Wichita Falls, Tex., miscellaneous papers, (chart of Nimrod Williams's descendants). Copies of these papers were provided by Garrett B. Drummond, Jr., 567 South L St., Livermore, Calif. 94550, to Roger Bartlett in June 1973.
  2. [S239] Lineage of Mrs. Bessie Lee Bartlett Buchanan, Founders and Patriots of the Republic of Texas: The Lineages of the Members of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas (Austin, Tex.: The Daughters of the Republic of Texas, 1963), p. 556, (naming Jesse Callaway Bartlett as her father).
  3. [S333] Ellis Arthur Davis, ed., The Historical Encyclopedia of Texas, rev. ed. (n.p.: Texas Historical Society, n.d. [CA. 1936]), vol. II, p. 687 (naming Jesse C. Bartlett as her father).
  4. [S239] Lineage of Mrs. Bessie Lee Bartlett Buchanan, above, (indicating that Mary (Mamie) Emma Donaldson was her mother).
  5. [S333] Ellis Arthur Davis, ed., The Historical Encyclopedia of Texas, rev. ed., above, vol. II, p. 687 (naming Mamie Donaldson as her mother).
  6. [S137] Index to Texas Delayed Probate Birth Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), sec. 2, vol. 1, p. 332, file 1050681.
  7. [S239] Lineage of Mrs. Bessie Lee Bartlett Buchanan, above, (giving only the place).
  8. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 24 Feb 1998 (giving only the date).
  9. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1983 (microfiche), p. 242, file 15491-83.
  10. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 24 Feb 1998 (stating that she died in Feb 1983; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Wichita Falls, Texas when she died).
  11. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Bess Bartlett Buchanan, memorial no. 59256532.

McCharles Huff

M, ID# 1642, d. January 1983
  • Death*: He died in January 1983.1
  • Last Edited: 28 May 2005

Citations

  1. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 28 May 2005 (not naming the place of death but stating that last benefits were sent to an address in Wichita Falls, Tex.).

Clyde Donaldson Bartlett

M, ID# 1645, b. 5 October 1900, d. 19 April 1962
  • Note*: He operated a photography studio in Wichita Falls, Texas with his father.

Additional Resources

Click here to view his Find A Grave memorial.
  • Last Edited: 6 Jan 2012

Family: Betty Lou Loring d. 28 Dec 1985

Citations

  1. [S333] Ellis Arthur Davis, ed., The Historical Encyclopedia of Texas, rev. ed. (n.p.: Texas Historical Society, n.d. [CA. 1936]), vol. II, p. 687 (naming Jesse C. Bartlett as his father).
  2. [S333] Ellis Arthur Davis, ed., The Historical Encyclopedia of Texas, rev. ed., above, vol. II, p. 687 (naming Mamie Donaldson as his mother).
  3. [S137] Index to Texas Delayed Probate Birth Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), vol. 2, p. 961, file 563065.
  4. [S163] Texas Social Security Death Records, compact disc CD49 (n.p.: Automated Archives, Inc., 1991).
  5. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1962, vol. 1, p. 73, file 26698.
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Clyde D. Bartlett, memorial no. 59255784.

Betty Lou Loring

F, ID# 1646, d. 28 December 1985
  • Other Names*: Bettie Lou Loring, Betty Loring, Bettie Loring, Betty Lou Loring Bartlett, Betty Lou Bartlett, Betty Bartlett, Bettie Lou Loring Bartlett, Bettie Lou Bartlett, Bettie Bartlett.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 6 Jan 2012

Family: Clyde Donaldson Bartlett b. 5 Oct 1900, d. 19 Apr 1962

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Bettie Lou Bartlett, memorial no. 59255783.

Clyde Donaldson Bartlett Jr.

M, ID# 1649, b. 28 September 1932, d. 21 September 1987
  • Last Edited: 8 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S58] Index to Texas Birth Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1932, vol. 1, p. 110, file 74839.
  2. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1964-1988 (microfiche), p. 2332, file 79140-87 (birth and death).