Bessie Mae Loop1,2,3

F, ID# 151, b. 9 October 1895, d. 19 July 1984
  • Note*: They lived in Houston, Texas.
  • Last Edited: 11 Oct 2015

Family: Alonzo Jerome Heflin b. 21 Sep 1891, d. 31 Jan 1956

Citations

  1. [S30] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 10 Sep 1973.
  2. [S32] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 3 Nov 1973.
  3. [S39] Dorothy Norman, letter to Roger Bartlett, 1 Nov 1994.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 18 Mar 1998 (giving only the date).
  5. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1964-1988 (microfiche), p. 18442, file 69821-84.
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 18 Mar 1998 (stating that she died in Jul 1984; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Houston, Texas when she died).

Alonzo Jerome Heflin1,2,3

M, ID# 152, b. 21 September 1891, d. 31 January 1956
  • Note*: He was a plumbing contractor.
  • Last Edited: 5 Feb 1996

Family: Bessie Mae Loop b. 9 Oct 1895, d. 19 Jul 1984

Citations

  1. [S30] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 10 Sep 1973.
  2. [S32] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 3 Nov 1973.
  3. [S39] Dorothy Norman, letter to Roger Bartlett, 1 Nov 1994.
  4. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1956, vol. 2, p. 539, file 2761.

Riley Lloyd Loop1,2,3

M, ID# 161, b. 1 October 1897, d. 16 July 1972
  • Note*: He was a plumber and real estate agent. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II (as a Seabee) and World War I.
  • Last Edited: 11 Oct 2015

Family: Frances Imogene Bullington b. 20 Mar 1898, d. 14 Aug 1971

Citations

  1. [S30] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 10 Sep 1973.
  2. [S59] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 21 May 1975.
  3. [S39] Dorothy Norman, letter to Roger Bartlett, 1 Nov 1994.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 20 Mar 1998 (giving only the date).
  5. [S1178] Standard certificate of death (Texas Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 28153 for Lloyd Franklin Loop, filed 11 Jun 1938, R. L. Loop, informant, per copy viewed online at pilot.familysearch.org on 4 Jul 2008 (stating that he was born in Texas without giving the date or location).
  6. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1972, vol. 2, p. 949, file 51747.
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 20 Mar 1998 (stating that he died in Jul 1972; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Houston, Texas when he died).
  8. [S281] Robin Abb, 734 Holiday, Sherman, Tex. 75090, letter to Roger Bartlett, 25 Aug 1997, (naming Riley Lloyd Loop as her father).
  9. [S1178] Standard certificate of death (Texas Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 28153 for Lloyd Franklin Loop, filed 11 Jun 1938, R. L. Loop, informant, per copy viewed online at pilot.familysearch.org on 4 Jul 2008 (naming R. L. Loop as his father).

Frances Imogene Bullington1,2

F, ID# 162, b. 20 March 1898, d. 14 August 1971
  • Last Edited: 4 Jul 2008

Family: Riley Lloyd Loop b. 1 Oct 1897, d. 16 Jul 1972

Citations

  1. [S59] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 21 May 1975.
  2. [S39] Dorothy Norman, letter to Roger Bartlett, 1 Nov 1994.
  3. [S282] Delayed certificate of birth (Texas Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 31355 for Frances Imogene Bullington, filed with Bureau of Vital Statistics on 15 Sep 1961, per copy provided by Robin Abb to Roger Bartlett on 25 Aug 1997, (naming William Franklin Bullington as her father).
  4. [S282] Birth certificate for Frances Imogene Bullington, above, (naming Fanny Catherine McFarlin as her mother).
  5. [S282] Birth certificate for Frances Imogene Bullington, above.
  6. [S1178] Standard certificate of death (Texas Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 28153 for Lloyd Franklin Loop, filed 11 Jun 1938, R. L. Loop, informant, per copy viewed online at pilot.familysearch.org on 4 Jul 2008 (stating that she was born in Texas without giving the date or location).
  7. [S281] Robin Abb, 734 Holiday, Sherman, Tex. 75090, letter to Roger Bartlett, 25 Aug 1997, (naming Francis [sic] Loop as her mother).
  8. [S1178] Standard certificate of death (Texas Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 28153 for Lloyd Franklin Loop, filed 11 Jun 1938, R. L. Loop, informant, per copy viewed online at pilot.familysearch.org on 4 Jul 2008 (naming Frances Imogene Bullington as his mother).

Margaret Louise ('Maggie') Loop1,2

F, ID# 163, b. 9 April 1922, d. 30 June 1997
  • Note*: They lived in Sherman, Texas, where she was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. She died at her home of cancer. Some of her ashes were scattered over the Grand Canyon on 17 Sep 1997, and the remainder were interred in Arlington National Cemetery the following month.5
  • Last Edited: 19 Apr 2004

Family: Robert G. ('Bob') Abb b. 2 Apr 1920, d. 26 Aug 1982

Citations

  1. [S30] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 10 Sep 1973.
  2. [S59] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 21 May 1975.
  3. [S281] Robin Abb, 734 Holiday, Sherman, Tex. 75090, letter to Roger Bartlett, 25 Aug 1997, (naming Riley Lloyd Loop as her father).
  4. [S281] Robin Abb, 25 Aug 1997 letter, above, (naming Francis [sic] Loop as her mother).
  5. [S281] Robin Abb, 25 Aug 1997 letter, above.
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 20 Mar 1998 (giving only the date).
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 20 Mar 1998 (not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Sherman, Texas when she died).

Robert G. ('Bob') Abb1

M, ID# 164, b. 2 April 1920, d. 26 August 1982
  • Note*: He owned Bob Abb Sales Co. in Sherman and traveled in six states as a representative for sporting goods, primarily fishing tackle. He retired after thirty-five years in sales.
  • Last Edited: 19 Apr 2004

Family: Margaret Louise ('Maggie') Loop b. 9 Apr 1922, d. 30 Jun 1997

Citations

  1. [S59] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 21 May 1975.
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 24 Feb 1998 (giving only the date).
  3. [S281] Robin Abb, 734 Holiday, Sherman, Tex. 75090, letter to Roger Bartlett, 25 Aug 1997.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 24 Feb 1998 (stating that he died in Aug 1982; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Sherman, Texas when he died).
  5. [S281] Robin Abb, 25 Aug 1997 letter, above, (stating that his body was donated to medical science and his ashes were interred at Arlington National Cemetery).

Lloyd Franklin Loop1,2

M, ID# 171, b. 28 February 1924, d. 9 June 1938
  • Last Edited: 4 Jul 2008

Citations

  1. [S30] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 10 Sep 1973.
  2. [S59] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 21 May 1975.
  3. [S1178] Standard certificate of death (Texas Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 28153 for Lloyd Franklin Loop, filed 11 Jun 1938, R. L. Loop, informant, per copy viewed online at pilot.familysearch.org on 4 Jul 2008 (naming R. L. Loop as his father).
  4. [S1178] Standard certificate of death (Texas Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 28153 for Lloyd Franklin Loop, filed 11 Jun 1938, R. L. Loop, informant, per copy viewed online at pilot.familysearch.org on 4 Jul 2008 (naming Frances Imogene Bullington as his mother).
  5. [S1178] Standard certificate of death (Texas Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 28153 for Lloyd Franklin Loop, filed 11 Jun 1938, R. L. Loop, informant, per copy viewed online at pilot.familysearch.org on 4 Jul 2008.
  6. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1903-1940, vol. 31, p. 15101, file 28153 (giving the date and county).
  7. [S1178] Standard certificate of death (Texas Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 28153 for Lloyd Franklin Loop, filed 11 Jun 1938, R. L. Loop, informant, per copy viewed online at pilot.familysearch.org on 4 Jul 2008 (stating that he died at his home at 3:30 p.m. on 9 Jun 1938 from accidental strangulation).

Frances Imogene ('Gene') Loop1,2

F, ID# 172, b. 2 April 1930, d. 7 November 1995
  • Other Names*: Frances Loop, Gene Loop.6
  • Note*: She held an M.A. degree from the University of Houston and taught history, economics, and debate at Sherman (Texas) High School. She died of a stroke. She was considered the most popular teacher in the history of Sherman High School, and the school library was dedicated to her the year after she died.4
  • Last Edited: 2 Aug 2013

Citations

  1. [S30] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 10 Sep 1973.
  2. [S59] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 21 May 1975.
  3. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 18 Mar 1998 (giving her name as Gene Loop and giving only the date).
  4. [S281] Robin Abb, 734 Holiday, Sherman, Tex. 75090, letter to Roger Bartlett, 25 Aug 1997.
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 18 Mar 1998 (giving her name as Gene Loop).
  6. [S281] Robin Abb, 25 Aug 1997 letter, above, (calling her Gene Loop).

MSGT Amelia Henrietta ('Etta') Loop1,2,3

F, ID# 173, b. 23 October 1899, d. 16 June 1999

"Sarge" Hickman's tombstone, Highland Cemetery, Stamford, Tex., courtesy of Carla Young.
  • Other Names*: Etta Loop, Etta Hickman, Sarge Hickman.
  • Note*: She was a master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force (1942-1964) and a hospital nurse and was known to some as 'Sarge.' She lived in Stamford, Texas.

Additional Resources

• Her page on Find A Grave is here.
  • Last Edited: 11 Oct 2015

Family: Henry Clay Hickman b. 27 Sep 1890, d. 12 Jan 1950

Citations

  1. [S30] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 10 Sep 1973.
  2. [S32] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 3 Nov 1973.
  3. [S39] Dorothy Norman, letter to Roger Bartlett, 1 Nov 1994.
  4. [S1108] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/RootswebSSDI, Amelia H. Hickman, viewed on 25 Jul 2011 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Amelia Henrietta 'Sarge' Hickman, memorial no. 41318427, viewed on 25 Jul 2011 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S1108] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/RootswebSSDI, Amelia H. Hickman, viewed on 25 Jul 2011 (not naming the place but stating that she lived in Kingsland, Texas when she died).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Amelia Henrietta 'Sarge' Hickman, memorial no. 41318427, viewed on 25 Jul 2011.

Henry Clay Hickman1,2,3

M, ID# 174, b. 27 September 1890, d. 12 January 1950
  • Other Names*: Henry Hickman.
  • Note*: He was a packing house foreman.
  • Last Edited: 2 Aug 2013

Family: MSGT Amelia Henrietta ('Etta') Loop b. 23 Oct 1899, d. 16 Jun 1999

Citations

  1. [S30] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 10 Sep 1973.
  2. [S32] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 3 Nov 1973.
  3. [S39] Dorothy Norman, letter to Roger Bartlett, 1 Nov 1994.
  4. [S1256] California Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/om9mmen, Henry Clay Hickman, viewed on 2 Aug 2013.

Lloyd Henry Hickman1

M, ID# 175, b. 25 August 1918, d. 2 March 2002
  • Note*: He lived in Houston, Texas at one time and was a carpenter. He was living in Hialeah, Florida when he died.4
  • Last Edited: 2 Aug 2013

Citations

  1. [S30] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 10 Sep 1973.
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Lloyd H. Hickman, viewed on 2 Aug 2013 (giving the date but not the place).
  3. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Lloyd H. Hickman, viewed on 2 Aug 2013 (stating that he died on 2 Mar 2002; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Hialeah, Fla. when he died).
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Lloyd H. Hickman, viewed on 2 Aug 2013 (stating he lived in Hialeah, Fla. when he died).

Thomas Franklin Loop1,2,3,4

M, ID# 176, b. 1 April 1902, d. 14 September 1958
  • Note*: He was a cotton and stock broker in New Orleans. He was captain of the University of Texas track team in the early 1920's and held the state one-mile record in track.
  • Last Edited: 11 Oct 2015

Family: Jane Miller d. 1954

Citations

  1. [S30] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 10 Sep 1973.
  2. [S32] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 3 Nov 1973.
  3. [S33] Thomas S. Loop, letter to Roger Bartlett, 21 Aug 1975.
  4. [S39] Dorothy Norman, letter to Roger Bartlett, 1 Nov 1994.

Jane Miller1,2

F, ID# 177, d. 1954
  • Last Edited: 28 Jan 1995

Family: Thomas Franklin Loop b. 1 Apr 1902, d. 14 Sep 1958

Citations

  1. [S32] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 3 Nov 1973.
  2. [S39] Dorothy Norman, letter to Roger Bartlett, 1 Nov 1994.

Peter Cantine Loop1,2,3

M, ID# 183, b. 7 September 1937, d. May 1994
  • Note*: He owned a salvage operation at New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Last Edited: 6 Jul 2014

Family: Ann Higgins b. 5 Sep 1937, d. 11 Mar 2013

Citations

  1. [S30] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 10 Sep 1973.
  2. [S32] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 3 Nov 1973.
  3. [S33] Thomas S. Loop, letter to Roger Bartlett, 21 Aug 1975.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Ann Higgins Loop, memorial no. 106606004, viewed on 6 Jul 2014.

Ann Higgins

F, ID# 184, b. 5 September 1937, d. 11 March 2013
  • Other Names*: Ann Higgins Loop, Ann Loop.
  • Note*: She attended Louisiana State University and the University of Alabama and was a member of the Pi Phi Sorority. She loved gardening and bred AKC Weimaraner champions.3

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes her obituary, is here.
  • Last Edited: 6 Jul 2014

Family: Peter Cantine Loop b. 7 Sep 1937, d. May 1994

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Ann Higgins Loop, memorial no. 106606004, viewed on 6 Jul 2014 (naming Elizabeth Martinez as her mother).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Ann Higgins Loop, memorial no. 106606004, viewed on 6 Jul 2014 (naming Edward O. Higgins as her father).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Ann Higgins Loop, memorial no. 106606004, viewed on 6 Jul 2014.

Ruby Edel Loop1,2,3,4

F, ID# 190, b. 23 July 1904, d. 4 September 1991

Ruby Loop Howse's tombstone, Highland Cemetery, Stamford, Tex., courtesy of Carla Young.
  • Note*: She was a hospital aide and sitter and lived in Stamford, Texas.

Additional Resources

• Her page on Find A Grave is here.
  • Last Edited: 11 Oct 2015

Family: Robert Lorene Howse b. 6 Sep 1897, d. 20 Sep 1957

Citations

  1. [S30] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 10 Sep 1973.
  2. [S32] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 3 Nov 1973.
  3. [S44] Cindy Dick, 2601 Greenbriar, Abilene, Tex. 79605, letter to Roger Bartlett, 29 Sep 1994.
  4. [S39] Dorothy Norman, letter to Roger Bartlett, 1 Nov 1994.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Ruby Edel Loop Howse, memorial no. 40387100, viewed on 25 Jul 2011 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S772] Dorothy Norman, Rt. 1, Box 292-H, Kingsland, Tex. 78639, letter to Roger Bartlett, 13 Dec 1994.
  7. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1991 (microfiche), p. 993, file 79374.
  8. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 20 Mar 1998 (not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Stamford, Texas when she died).
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Ruby Edel Loop Howse, memorial no. 40387100, viewed on 25 Jul 2011.

Robert Lorene Howse1,2,3

M, ID# 191, b. 6 September 1897, d. 20 September 1957

Robert L. Howse's tombstone, Highland Cemetery, Stamford, Tex., courtesy of Carla Young.
  • Note*: He was a carpenter.

Additional Resources

• His page on Find A Grave is here.
  • Last Edited: 25 Jul 2011

Family: Ruby Edel Loop b. 23 Jul 1904, d. 4 Sep 1991

Citations

  1. [S30] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 10 Sep 1973.
  2. [S32] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 3 Nov 1973.
  3. [S39] Dorothy Norman, letter to Roger Bartlett, 1 Nov 1994.
  4. [S772] Dorothy Norman, Rt. 1, Box 292-H, Kingsland, Tex. 78639, letter to Roger Bartlett, 13 Dec 1994, (naming Claude A. Howse as his father).
  5. [S772] Dorothy Norman, 13 Dec 1994 letter, above, (naming Molly Ruff as his mother).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Robert Lorene Howse, memorial no. 40387050, viewed on 25 Jul 2011 (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S772] Dorothy Norman, 13 Dec 1994 letter, above.
  8. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1957, vol. 2, p. 615, file 50492 (misstating his name as House).
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Robert Lorene Howse, memorial no. 40387050, viewed on 25 Jul 2011.