Lela Garner

F, ID# 352, b. 25 March 1887, d. 2 January 1968

Lela Garner Kelt's tombstone, New Cemetery, Chatfield, Tex., courtesy of Mary H. Shearer.
  • Last Edited: 24 Jul 2011

Family: Julius Julian ('Jules') Kelt Sr. b. 24 Oct 1886, d. 21 Aug 1974

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Lela Sarah Garner Kelt, memorial no. 30926346, viewed on 24 Jul 2011 (naming William Ceberry Garner as her father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Lela Sarah Garner Kelt, memorial no. 30926346, viewed on 24 Jul 2011 (naming Ellen Rebecca Loop Garner as her mother).
  3. [S5] Kellie Loop, Rice, Tex., miscellaneous papers, p. 15. Miss Loop collected family data for decades, probably from the 1930s to the 1970s. Some of it is in her handwriting, and much of it appears to have been written by others and sent to her, but very little of it contains source attribution. There are inconsistencies within the papers. The papers are now in the possession of Roger Bartlett, Austin, Tex., who assigned the page numbers for ease of reference.
  4. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1987), New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 4.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Lela Sarah Garner Kelt, memorial no. 30926346, viewed on 24 Jul 2011.
  6. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, Elizabeth Kelt, and "Bud" Kelt, "Kelt Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), pp. 208-09, (giving her name as Lela Garner and giving only the year).
  7. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002, (giving her name as Lela).
  8. [S175] Supposition as to marriage, based on common grave marker.
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Lela Sarah Garner Kelt, memorial no. 30926346, viewed on 24 Jul 2011 (not giving the date).
  10. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Julius Julian ('Jules') Kelt, memorial no. 30926385, viewed on 24 Jul 2011 (not giving the date).
  11. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1964-1988 (microfiche), p. 22788, file 13883-68 (giving the date and county but not the city.
  12. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 4 (giving the date but not naming the place).
  13. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 4 (common marker with Jules J. Kelt) (not giving the date).
  14. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (naming Lela Garner as his mother).

Julius Julian ('Jules') Kelt Sr.

M, ID# 353, b. 24 October 1886, d. 21 August 1974

Jules Kelt's campaign photo, date unknown.

  • Obituary*: Funeral services were to be held at 4 p.m. today at the Corley Funeral Home Chapel for Jules J. Kelt Sr., 87, resident of Chatfield, who died Wednesday at Evergreen Nursing Home.
    Rev. Walter Neil Marcum was to officiate, with burial to be at New Chatfield Cemetery.
    Survivors include two sons, two daughters, nine grandcliildren, 11 greatgrandchildren, a brother, and two sisters.23
  • Note*: He lived all his life in Navarro County, Texas except for seven years in New Mexico. He served on the Chatfield school board for several years and served one term in the Texas House of Representatives in 1937-39.24
  • Last Edited: 8 Nov 2011

Family: Lela Garner b. 25 Mar 1887, d. 2 Jan 1968

Citations

  1. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, Elizabeth Kelt, and "Bud" Kelt, "Kelt Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), pp. 208-09, (naming Jules J. Kelt as his father).
  2. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002, (naming Jules Julian Kelt as his father).
  3. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (naming Willie Edwards as his mother).
  4. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002, (naming Willie Posey Edwards as his mother).
  5. [S5] Kellie Loop, Rice, Tex., miscellaneous papers, p. 15 (stating that he was born on 24 Oct 1886 without naming the place). Miss Loop collected family data for decades, probably from the 1930s to the 1970s. Some of it is in her handwriting, and much of it appears to have been written by others and sent to her, but very little of it contains source attribution. There are inconsistencies within the papers. The papers are now in the possession of Roger Bartlett, Austin, Tex., who assigned the page numbers for ease of reference.
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 Mar 1998 (giving his name as Julius Kelt and stating that he was born on 24 Oct 1886 without naming the place).
  7. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002.
  8. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1987), New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 4 (misstating the date as 24 Oct 1996 and not naming the place).
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Julius Julian ('Jules') Kelt, memorial no. 30926385, viewed on 24 Jul 2011 (giving the date but not the place).
  10. [S5] Kellie Loop, miscellaneous papers, above p. 15.
  11. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (giving her name as Lela Garner and giving only the year).
  12. [S783] Ron Whitehead, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 25 Oct 2002, (giving her name as Lela).
  13. [S175] Supposition as to marriage, based on common grave marker.
  14. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Lela Sarah Garner Kelt, memorial no. 30926346, viewed on 24 Jul 2011 (not giving the date).
  15. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Julius Julian ('Jules') Kelt, memorial no. 30926385, viewed on 24 Jul 2011 (not giving the date).
  16. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1974, vol. 2, p. 887, file 60809 (stating that he died on 21 Aug 1974 in Navarro Co., Tex. without naming the town).
  17. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 Mar 1998 (giving his name as Julius Kelt; stating that he died in Aug 1974; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Chatfield, Tex. when he died).
  18. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 4 (giving the date but not the place).
  19. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Julius Julian ('Jules') Kelt Sr., memorial no. 30926385, viewed on 24 Jul 2011 (giving the date but not the place).
  20. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive at http://corsicana.newspaperarchive.com, 16 Aug 1974, p. 2 (reprinted here with consent of the Corsicana Daily Sun) (obituary of J. J. Kelt).
  21. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 4 (common marker with Lela G. Kelt) (giving the place but not the date).
  22. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Julius Julian ('Jules') Kelt, memorial no. 30926385, viewed on 24 Jul 2011 (giving the place but not the date).
  23. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 16 Aug 1974, p. 2 (reprinted here with consent of the Corsicana Daily Sun).
  24. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above.

George Allen Kelt

M, ID# 354, b. 22 January 1911, d. 18 April 1977

Funeral card for George Allen Kelt.

  • Other Names*: George Kelt, G. A. Kelt.17
  • Obituary*: G. A. Kelt
    Services will be 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Corley Funeral Chapel for George Allen Kelt, 65, of Chatfield, who died Monday at Memorial Hospital. The Rev. Pat Whitmore will officiate with burial at the Chatfield Cemetery.
    He was a retired district sales manager for Olin Chemical Co., a member of the Chatfield Methodist Church, a veteran of World War II and a native of New Mexico.
    [Survivors include his widow, three daughters, a son, nine grandchildren, one great-grandchild, two sisters, and one brother.]
    Pallbearers will be Gerald Wakefield, Archie Pittman, Fred N. Stewart, Marion Bozarth, John Andrew Gaines and Wayne Burkhalter.18
  • Note*: He served in World War II, was a district sales manager for Olin Chemical Co., and was a member of the Chatfield Methodist Church.10

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 16 Mar 2012

Family: Elizabeth Louise Braswell b. 22 Sep 1910, d. 2 Feb 1998

Citations

  1. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, Elizabeth Kelt, and "Bud" Kelt, "Kelt Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), pp. 208-09, (naming Jules J. Kelt as his father).
  2. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (naming Lela Garner as his mother).
  3. [S5] Kellie Loop, Rice, Tex., miscellaneous papers, p. 15. Miss Loop collected family data for decades, probably from the 1930s to the 1970s. Some of it is in her handwriting, and much of it appears to have been written by others and sent to her, but very little of it contains source attribution. There are inconsistencies within the papers. The papers are now in the possession of Roger Bartlett, Austin, Tex., who assigned the page numbers for ease of reference.
  4. [S8] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., 19 Apr 1977, p. 2 (obituary of George Allen Kelt, stating that he was sixty-five years old when he died on 18 Apr 1977 and that he was a native of New Mexico).
  5. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1964-88 (microfiche), p. 22788, file 37851-77 (includes birth date).
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 Mar 1998 (giving only the date).
  7. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1987), New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 4 (giving the date but not naming the place).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for George Allen Kelt, memorial no. 69711719, viewed on 29 Feb 2012 (giving the date but no other information).
  9. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (spelling her last name as Brasell and not giving the date).
  10. [S8] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., 19 Apr 1977, p. 2 (obituary of George Allen Kelt).
  11. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records, typescript, above, 1964-88 (microfiche), p. 22788, file 37851-77.
  12. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 Mar 1998 (stating that he died in Apr 1977; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Chatfield, Texas when he died).
  13. [S458] Funeral card, George Allen Kelt, prepared by Corley Funeral Home, Corsicana, Tex. (giving the date but not naming the place).
  14. [S458] Funeral card, George Allen Kelt, prepared by Corley Funeral Home, Corsicana, Tex.
  15. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 4 (naming the cemetery without giving the date) (common stone with Elizabeth Louise Kelt).
  16. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for George Allen Kelt, memorial no. 69711719, viewed on 29 Feb 2012 (not giving the date).
  17. [S8] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., 19 Apr 1977, p. 2 (giving his name as G. A. Kelt).
  18. [S8] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., 19 Apr 1977, p. 2 (reprinted here with consent of the Corsicana Daily Sun).

Elizabeth Louise Braswell

F, ID# 355, b. 22 September 1910, d. 2 February 1998

Elizabeth Louise Braswell Kelt's tombstone, New Cemetery, Chatfield, Tex., courtesy of Mary H. Shearer.
  • Other Names*: Elizabeth Braswell, Elizabeth Louise Braswell Kelt, Elizabeth Louise Kelt, Elizabeth Braswell Kelt, Elizabeth Kelt.
  • Note*: One source gives 12 Jun 1910 as her birthdate.4

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 29 Feb 2012

Family: George Allen Kelt b. 22 Jan 1911, d. 18 Apr 1977

Citations

  1. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1987), New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 4.
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 27 Aug 1998.
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Elizabeth Louise Kelt, memorial no. 69711576, viewed on 29 Feb 2012.
  4. [S5] Kellie Loop, Rice, Tex., miscellaneous papers, p. 15. Miss Loop collected family data for decades, probably from the 1930s to the 1970s. Some of it is in her handwriting, and much of it appears to have been written by others and sent to her, but very little of it contains source attribution. There are inconsistencies within the papers. The papers are now in the possession of Roger Bartlett, Austin, Tex., who assigned the page numbers for ease of reference.
  5. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, Elizabeth Kelt, and "Bud" Kelt, "Kelt Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), pp. 208-09, (spelling her last name as Brasell and not giving the date).
  6. [S267] Dorothy Bartlett, Rice, Tex., telephone conversation with Roger Bartlett, 8 Feb 1998 (stating that she died in early February in Houston, Texas).
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 27 Aug 1998 (not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in New Ulm, Tex. when she died).
  8. [S579] Texas Death Records, online http://vitals.rootsweb.com/tx/death/search.cgi, viewed on 3 Aug 2000.
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Elizabeth Louise Kelt, memorial no. 69711576, viewed on 29 Feb 2012 (giving the date but no other information).
  10. [S267] Dorothy Bartlett, Rice, Tex., telephone conversation with Roger Bartlett, 8 Feb 1998.
  11. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 4 (naming the cemetery without giving the date) (common stone with George Allen Kelt).
  12. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Elizabeth Louise Kelt, memorial no. 69711576, viewed on 29 Feb 2012 (not giving the date).

Julius Julian ('Bud') Kelt Jr.

M, ID# 360, b. 6 October 1926, d. 21 July 1989
  • Note*: He had a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University and worked for NASA since 1963. One source gives 12 Jan 1950 as the marriage date for him and his first wife; they had three children and lived in Huntsville, Alabama until retiring to Chatfield. He was shot to death by his second wife, Patricia Elizabeth Martin.8,9,10
  • Last Edited: 7 Dec 2011

Citations

  1. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, Elizabeth Kelt, and "Bud" Kelt, "Kelt Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), pp. 208-09, (naming Jules J. Kelt as his father).
  2. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above, (naming Lela Garner as his mother).
  3. [S5] Kellie Loop, Rice, Tex., miscellaneous papers, p. 15. Miss Loop collected family data for decades, probably from the 1930s to the 1970s. Some of it is in her handwriting, and much of it appears to have been written by others and sent to her, but very little of it contains source attribution. There are inconsistencies within the papers. The papers are now in the possession of Roger Bartlett, Austin, Tex., who assigned the page numbers for ease of reference.
  4. [S137] Index to Texas Delayed Probate Birth Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), vol. 20, p. 9606, file 220944 (giving his first name as Julius).
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 Mar 1998 (giving his name as Julius and giving only the date).
  6. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1989 (microfiche), p. 1107, file 66831.
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 Mar 1998 (giving his name as Julius; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Corsicana, Texas when he died).
  8. [S5] Kellie Loop, miscellaneous papers, above p. 15 (stating that he and his first wife were married on 12 Jan 1950 and had three children).
  9. [S80] Elizabeth Phillips, et al., "Kelt Family," above.
  10. [S267] Dorothy Bartlett, Rice, Tex., telephone conversation with Roger Bartlett, 8 Feb 1998 (stating that his wife shot him).

William Lowery ('Bill') Garner

M, ID# 362, b. 27 June 1890, d. 23 May 1968
  • Last Edited: 24 Jul 2011

Family: Bertha Garner b. 25 Jan 1896, d. 24 Mar 1976

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for William Lorwery (sic) Garner, memorial no. 69330283, viewed on 24 Jul 2011 (naming William Ceberry Garner as his father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Lorwery (sic) Garner, memorial no. 69330283, viewed on 24 Jul 2011 (naming Ellen Rebecca Loop Garner as his mother).
  3. [S5] Kellie Loop, Rice, Tex., miscellaneous papers, p. 15. Miss Loop collected family data for decades, probably from the 1930s to the 1970s. Some of it is in her handwriting, and much of it appears to have been written by others and sent to her, but very little of it contains source attribution. There are inconsistencies within the papers. The papers are now in the possession of Roger Bartlett, Austin, Tex., who assigned the page numbers for ease of reference.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 Mar 1998.
  5. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1987), New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 10 (stating that he was born in 1890).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Lorwery (sic) Garner, memorial no. 69330283, viewed on 24 Jul 2011.
  7. [S175] Supposition as to marriage, based on common grave marker.
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Bertha Garner Garner, memorial no. 69330505, viewed on 24 Jul 2011 (not giving the date).
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Lorwery (sic) Garner, memorial no. 69330283, viewed on 24 Jul 2011 (not giving the date).
  10. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1968, vol. 2, p. 528, file 37183.
  11. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 Mar 1998 (stating that he died in May 1968; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Corsicana, Texas when he died).
  12. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 10 (stating that he died in 1968 without naming the place).
  13. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 10 (common marker with Bertha Garner).

Bertha Garner

F, ID# 363, b. 25 January 1896, d. 24 March 1976

Bertha Garner's tombstone, New Cemetery, Chatfield, Tex., courtesy of Mary H. Shearer.
  • Last Edited: 24 Jul 2011

Family: William Lowery ('Bill') Garner b. 27 Jun 1890, d. 23 May 1968

Citations

  1. [S5] Kellie Loop, Rice, Tex., miscellaneous papers, p. 15. Miss Loop collected family data for decades, probably from the 1930s to the 1970s. Some of it is in her handwriting, and much of it appears to have been written by others and sent to her, but very little of it contains source attribution. There are inconsistencies within the papers. The papers are now in the possession of Roger Bartlett, Austin, Tex., who assigned the page numbers for ease of reference.
  2. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1987), New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 10 (stating that she was born in 1896).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Bertha Garner Garner, memorial no. 69330505, viewed on 24 Jul 2011 (giving the year but no other details).
  4. [S175] Supposition as to marriage, based on common grave marker.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Bertha Garner Garner, memorial no. 69330505, viewed on 24 Jul 2011 (not giving the date).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Lorwery (sic) Garner, memorial no. 69330283, viewed on 24 Jul 2011 (not giving the date).
  7. [S8] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., 25 Mar 1976.
  8. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1976, vol. 2, p. 571, file 22756.
  9. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 Mar 1998 (stating that she died in Mar 1976; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Corsicana, Texas when she died).
  10. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 10 (stating that she died in 1976 without naming the place).
  11. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Bertha Garner Garner, memorial no. 69330505, viewed on 24 Jul 2011 (giving the date but not the place).
  12. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 10 (common marker with W. L. ['Bill'] Garner).
  13. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Bertha Garner Garner, memorial no. 69330505, viewed on 24 Jul 2011.

Scott W. Hellums

M, ID# 365, b. 27 February 1907, d. 12 June 1977
  • Last Edited: 13 Mar 1998

Citations

  1. [S5] Kellie Loop, Rice, Tex., miscellaneous papers, p. 15. Miss Loop collected family data for decades, probably from the 1930s to the 1970s. Some of it is in her handwriting, and much of it appears to have been written by others and sent to her, but very little of it contains source attribution. There are inconsistencies within the papers. The papers are now in the possession of Roger Bartlett, Austin, Tex., who assigned the page numbers for ease of reference.
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 13 Mar 1998.
  3. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1964-1988 (microfiche), p. 18498, file 45270-77 (birth and death).
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 13 Mar 1998 (stating that he died in Jun 1977; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Barry, Texas when he died).

A. C. Richards Jr.

M, ID# 367, b. 13 January 1919, d. 30 December 1995
  • Birth*: He was born on 13 January 1919.1,2
  • Death*: He died on 30 December 1995 at age 76.3
  • Last Edited: 1 Apr 1998

Citations

  1. [S5] Kellie Loop, Rice, Tex., miscellaneous papers, p. 15. Miss Loop collected family data for decades, probably from the 1930s to the 1970s. Some of it is in her handwriting, and much of it appears to have been written by others and sent to her, but very little of it contains source attribution. There are inconsistencies within the papers. The papers are now in the possession of Roger Bartlett, Austin, Tex., who assigned the page numbers for ease of reference.
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 1 Apr 1998 (giving his name as A. Richards).
  3. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 1 Apr 1998 (giving his name as A. Richards; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Dallas, Texas when he died).

Orvel W. Glenn

M, ID# 369, b. 17 May 1919, d. 11 February 1977
  • Obituary*: "Orvel Glenn
       "Services were at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Corley Funeral Home Chapel for Orvel Glenn, 57, resident of Corsicana, who died Friday in Memorial Hospital.
       "The Rev. David Hale officiated and burial followed at Oakwood Cemetery.
       "He was a native of Antlers, Okla., veteran of World War II, a member of the Baptist church and owner and operator of the Glenn Exxon Service Station, South 15th St. and West Seventh.
       "Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Kathleen Glenn of Corsicana; a son, Orvel Dale Glenn of Corsicana; two daughters, Mrs. Lexie Hutchison of San Antonio and Mrs. Janis Kelly of Dallas; five grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. H. T. Bassham of Corsicana.
       "Pallbearers were George Richards, Elzie Armstrong, Lester Hambrick, Johnny Bates, Wilson Warner, and John Powell."11
  • Note*: • He served in the U.S. Army in World War II.
    • He was a member of the Baptist Church.
    • He owned and operated an Exxon service station at South 15th St. and West 7th Avenue in Corsicana.12,13,14,15,16

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes pictures of his grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 2 Nov 2015

Citations

  1. [S5] Kellie Loop, Rice, Tex., miscellaneous papers, p. 15 (giving the date but not the place). Miss Loop collected family data for decades, probably from the 1930s to the 1970s. Some of it is in her handwriting, and much of it appears to have been written by others and sent to her, but very little of it contains source attribution. There are inconsistencies within the papers. The papers are now in the possession of Roger Bartlett, Austin, Tex., who assigned the page numbers for ease of reference.
  2. [S190] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 10 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1990), p. 19 (spelling his name as Glen) (giving the date but not the place).
  3. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 11 Mar 1998 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S1307] Corsicana Weekly Light, Corsicana, Tex., online archive at http://www.newspapers.com, 17 Feb 1977, p. 3, col. 8 (not giving the date but stating he was a native of Antlers, Oklahoma) (obituary of Orvel Glenn) (reprinted here with consent of the Corsicana Daily Sun, successor to the Corsicana Weekly Light).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Orvel W. Glenn, memorial no. 125826077, viewed on 1 Nov 2015 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1977 (microfiche), p. 608, file 12345-77.
  7. [S190] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 10, above, p. 19 (spelling his name as Glen and giving only the date).
  8. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 11 Mar 1998 (stating that he died in Feb 1977; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Corsicana, Texas when he died).
  9. [S1307] Corsicana Weekly Light, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 17 Feb 1977, p. 3, col. 8 (obituary of Orvel Glenn) (reprinted here with consent of the Corsicana Daily Sun, successor to the Corsicana Weekly Light).
  10. [S190] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 10, above, p. 19 (spelling his name as Glen).
  11. [S1307] Corsicana Weekly Light, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 17 Feb 1977, p. 3, col. 8 (reprinted here with consent of the Corsicana Daily Sun, successor to the Corsicana Weekly Light).
  12. [S190] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 10, above, p. 19 (spelling his name as Glen) (first bullet).
  13. [S1307] Corsicana Weekly Light, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 17 Feb 1977, p. 3, col. 8 (stating that he was a veteran of World War II) (obituary of Orvel Glenn) (reprinted here with consent of the Corsicana Daily Sun, successor to the Corsicana Weekly Light) (first bullet).
  14. [S1307] Corsicana Weekly Light, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 17 Feb 1977, p. 3, col. 8 (obituary of Orvel Glenn) (reprinted here with consent of the Corsicana Daily Sun, successor to the Corsicana Weekly Light) (second bullet).
  15. [S1307] Corsicana Weekly Light, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 17 Feb 1977, p. 3, col. 8 (obituary of Orvel Glenn) (reprinted here with consent of the Corsicana Daily Sun, successor to the Corsicana Weekly Light) (third bullet).
  16. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Orvel W. Glenn, memorial no. 125826077, viewed on 1 Nov 2015 (first bullet).

William Lowery ('Billie') Garner Jr.1

M, ID# 370, b. 5 August 1924, d. April 1984
  • Note*: They lived in Hobbs, N.M. and had two children.6
  • Last Edited: 11 Mar 1998

Citations

  1. [S8] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., 25 Mar 1976.
  2. [S5] Kellie Loop, Rice, Tex., miscellaneous papers, p. 15 (giving only the date). Miss Loop collected family data for decades, probably from the 1930s to the 1970s. Some of it is in her handwriting, and much of it appears to have been written by others and sent to her, but very little of it contains source attribution. There are inconsistencies within the papers. The papers are now in the possession of Roger Bartlett, Austin, Tex., who assigned the page numbers for ease of reference.
  3. [S58] Index to Texas Birth Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript 1924, vol. 2, p. 543, file 53816.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 11 Mar 1998 (giving only the date).
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 11 Mar 1998 (not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Hobbs, New Mexico when he died).
  6. [S5] Kellie Loop, miscellaneous papers, above p. 15 (stating that they had two children).

William Bruce Oliphant

M, ID# 374, b. 19 September 1879, d. 22 June 1945
  • Birth*: He was born on 19 September 1879.4,5
  • Death*: He died on 22 June 1945 at age 65.4,5
  • Last Edited: 2 Dec 2007

Family:

Citations

  1. [S5] Kellie Loop, Rice, Tex., miscellaneous papers, p. 3 (giving his name as Bruce Oliphant and naming William Landon Oliphant as his father). Miss Loop collected family data for decades, probably from the 1930s to the 1970s. Some of it is in her handwriting, and much of it appears to have been written by others and sent to her, but very little of it contains source attribution. There are inconsistencies within the papers. The papers are now in the possession of Roger Bartlett, Austin, Tex., who assigned the page numbers for ease of reference.
  2. [S5] Kellie Loop, miscellaneous papers, above p. 3 (giving his name as Bruce Oliphant and naming Melissa Ann Loop as his mother).
  3. [S443] Will of William W. Loop, dated 4 Nov 1910, Navarro Co., Tex. Probate Minutes, bk. 26, pp. 360-65,(naming Bruce Oliphant as grandchild of William W. Loop).
  4. [S5] Kellie Loop, miscellaneous papers, above pp. 3, 16 (giving his name as Bruce Oliphant).
  5. [S733] Francie Herring, family group sheet provided to Roger Bartlett, 27 Mar 2002 (giving his name as William Bruce Oliphant).
  6. [S5] Kellie Loop, miscellaneous papers, above p. 3 (naming Bruce Oliphant as her father).

Ethel Oliphant

F, ID# 376, b. 13 April 1904, d. 8 December 1995
  • Birth*: She was born on 13 April 1904.2,3
  • Death*: She died on 8 December 1995 at age 91.4
  • Note*: They had no children.2
  • Last Edited: 30 Mar 1998

Citations

  1. [S5] Kellie Loop, Rice, Tex., miscellaneous papers, p. 3 (naming Bruce Oliphant as her father). Miss Loop collected family data for decades, probably from the 1930s to the 1970s. Some of it is in her handwriting, and much of it appears to have been written by others and sent to her, but very little of it contains source attribution. There are inconsistencies within the papers. The papers are now in the possession of Roger Bartlett, Austin, Tex., who assigned the page numbers for ease of reference.
  2. [S5] Kellie Loop, miscellaneous papers, above pp. 3, 16.
  3. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 30 Mar 1998.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 30 Mar 1998 (not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Burleson, Texas when he died).

Ruth Oliphant

F, ID# 380, b. 4 July 1907, d. 14 August 1992
  • Birth*: She was born on 4 July 1907.2,3
  • Death*: She died on 14 August 1992 at age 85.4
  • Note*: They had two children.2
  • Last Edited: 30 Mar 1998

Citations

  1. [S5] Kellie Loop, Rice, Tex., miscellaneous papers, p. 3 (naming Bruce Oliphant as her father). Miss Loop collected family data for decades, probably from the 1930s to the 1970s. Some of it is in her handwriting, and much of it appears to have been written by others and sent to her, but very little of it contains source attribution. There are inconsistencies within the papers. The papers are now in the possession of Roger Bartlett, Austin, Tex., who assigned the page numbers for ease of reference.
  2. [S5] Kellie Loop, miscellaneous papers, above pp. 3, 16.
  3. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 30 Mar 1998.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 30 Mar 1998 (not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Santa Barbara, California when she died).

Sarah Blanche Oliphant

F, ID# 390, b. 30 October 1881, d. 15 August 1904

Sarah Blanche Oliphant Hervey's tombstone, Old Cemetery, Chatfield, Tex.
  • Other Names*: Blanche Oliphant, Sarah Blanche Oliphant Hervey, Sarah Blanche Hervey, Blanche Hervey.
  • Note*: She was known as Blanche. Kellie Loop's records and Francie Herring's family group sheet say she and Edgar Hervey married on 9 Dec 1900 in Hester, Navarro County, Texas.3,8

Additional Resources

• Her memorial on Find A Grave is here.
  • Last Edited: 1 Dec 2014

Family: Edgar Shepard Hervey b. 7 Oct 1878, d. 6 Nov 1949

Citations

  1. [S5] Kellie Loop, Rice, Tex., miscellaneous papers, p. 3 (naming William Landon Oliphant as her father). Miss Loop collected family data for decades, probably from the 1930s to the 1970s. Some of it is in her handwriting, and much of it appears to have been written by others and sent to her, but very little of it contains source attribution. There are inconsistencies within the papers. The papers are now in the possession of Roger Bartlett, Austin, Tex., who assigned the page numbers for ease of reference.
  2. [S5] Kellie Loop, miscellaneous papers, above p. 3 (naming Melissa Ann Loop as her mother).
  3. [S5] Kellie Loop, miscellaneous papers, above pp. 10, 16.
  4. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1984), p. 24 (giving the date but no other information).
  5. [S733] Francie Herring, family group sheet provided to Roger Bartlett, 27 Mar 2002 (giving the date but no other information).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Sarah Blanche Oliphant Hervey, memorial no. 30294661, viewed on 3 Jul 2011.
  7. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, vol. XII, no. IV (Nov 1989), p. 10 (giving her name as Blanche Oliphant and citing Navarro County, Tex. Marriage Records, bk. XII, p. 284).
  8. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above.
  9. [S153] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 3, above, p. 24.
  10. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Sarah Blanche Oliphant Hervey, memorial no. 30294661, viewed on 13 Sep 2011.
  11. [S5] Kellie Loop, miscellaneous papers, above p. 3 (naming Blanche Oliphant as her mother).
  12. [S443] Will of William W. Loop, dated 4 Nov 1910, Navarro Co., Tex. Probate Minutes, bk. 26, pp. 360-65,(naming Irene Hervey as great-grandchild of William W. Loop).

Edgar Shepard Hervey

M, ID# 391, b. 7 October 1878, d. 6 November 1949
  • Other Names*: Edgar Hervey.
  • Note*: Kellie Loop's records say he was born in Corsicana, Texas and that he and Blanche married on 9 Dec 1900 in Hester, Navarro County, Texas. Francie Herring's family group sheet gives the same marriage date and place as do Miss Loop's records.3,4

Additional Resources

• His memorial on Find A Grave is here.
  • Last Edited: 1 Dec 2014

Family: Sarah Blanche Oliphant b. 30 Oct 1881, d. 15 Aug 1904

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Edgar Shepard Hervey, memorial no. 13070733, viewed on 8 Jul 2012.
  2. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, vol. XII, no. IV (Nov 1989), p. 10 (giving her name as Blanche Oliphant and citing Navarro County, Tex. Marriage Records, bk. XII, p. 284).
  3. [S5] Kellie Loop, Rice, Tex., miscellaneous papers, pp. 10, 16. Miss Loop collected family data for decades, probably from the 1930s to the 1970s. Some of it is in her handwriting, and much of it appears to have been written by others and sent to her, but very little of it contains source attribution. There are inconsistencies within the papers. The papers are now in the possession of Roger Bartlett, Austin, Tex., who assigned the page numbers for ease of reference.
  4. [S733] Francie Herring, family group sheet provided to Roger Bartlett, 27 Mar 2002.
  5. [S5] Kellie Loop, miscellaneous papers, above p. 3 (naming Ed. Hervey as her father).

Melissa Irene Hervey

F, ID# 392, b. 5 January 1902, d. 1984
  • Other Names*: Irene Hervey, Malissa Irene Hervey, Melissa Irene Claycomb, Malissa Irene Claycomb, Irene Claycomb.
  • Note*: She was known as Irene.8

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 1 Dec 2014

Family: Roy Robert Claycomb b. 1 Nov 1899, d. 1965

Citations

  1. [S5] Kellie Loop, Rice, Tex., miscellaneous papers, p. 3 (naming Ed. Hervey as her father). Miss Loop collected family data for decades, probably from the 1930s to the 1970s. Some of it is in her handwriting, and much of it appears to have been written by others and sent to her, but very little of it contains source attribution. There are inconsistencies within the papers. The papers are now in the possession of Roger Bartlett, Austin, Tex., who assigned the page numbers for ease of reference.
  2. [S5] Kellie Loop, miscellaneous papers, above p. 3 (naming Blanche Oliphant as her mother).
  3. [S443] Will of William W. Loop, dated 4 Nov 1910, Navarro Co., Tex. Probate Minutes, bk. 26, pp. 360-65,(naming Irene Hervey as great-grandchild of William W. Loop).
  4. [S5] Kellie Loop, miscellaneous papers, above pp. 3 (date only), 10, 16.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Irene Rollman Claycomb, memorial no. 131446235, viewed on 1 Dec 2014 (giving the year but no other information).
  6. [S5] Kellie Loop, miscellaneous papers, above pp. 3 (not giving the date or place), 10, 16.
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Irene Rollman Claycomb, memorial no. 131446235, viewed on 1 Dec 2014.
  8. [S5] Kellie Loop, miscellaneous papers, above p. 3.
  9. [S5] Kellie Loop, miscellaneous papers, above p. 10 (naming Malissa Irene Hervey as his mother).

Roy Robert Claycomb

M, ID# 393, b. 1 November 1899, d. 1965

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 1 Dec 2014

Family: Melissa Irene Hervey b. 5 Jan 1902, d. 1984

Citations

  1. [S5] Kellie Loop, Rice, Tex., miscellaneous papers, pp. 10, 16. Miss Loop collected family data for decades, probably from the 1930s to the 1970s. Some of it is in her handwriting, and much of it appears to have been written by others and sent to her, but very little of it contains source attribution. There are inconsistencies within the papers. The papers are now in the possession of Roger Bartlett, Austin, Tex., who assigned the page numbers for ease of reference.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Roy Robert Claycomb, memorial no. 131446360, viewed on 1 Dec 2014 (giving the year but no other information).
  3. [S5] Kellie Loop, miscellaneous papers, above pp. 3 (not giving the date or place), 10, 16.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Roy Robert Claycomb, memorial no. 131446360, viewed on 1 Dec 2014.
  5. [S5] Kellie Loop, miscellaneous papers, above p. 10 (naming Roy Robert Claycomb as his father).

Rosella Claycomb

F, ID# 400, b. 20 November 1923
  • Other Names*: Rosella Claycomb Mitchell, Rosella Mitchell, Rosella Claycomb Ogg, Rosella Mitchell Ogg, Rosella Ogg.
  • Last Edited: 1 Dec 2014

Family 1: Luther T. Mitchell b. 12 May 1912

Family 2: Wilden Lee ('Bill') Ogg b. 29 Jul 1930, d. 20 Mar 2004

Citations

  1. [S5] Kellie Loop, Rice, Tex., miscellaneous papers, pp. 10, 16. Miss Loop collected family data for decades, probably from the 1930s to the 1970s. Some of it is in her handwriting, and much of it appears to have been written by others and sent to her, but very little of it contains source attribution. There are inconsistencies within the papers. The papers are now in the possession of Roger Bartlett, Austin, Tex., who assigned the page numbers for ease of reference.
  2. [S5] Kellie Loop, miscellaneous papers, above p. 10 (naming Rosella Claycomb as his mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Roy Lee Mitchell, memorial no. 84935992, viewed on 1 Dec 2014 (naming Rosella Claycomb as his mother).