Bessie Mae Loop1,2,3

F, ID# 151, b. 9 October 1895, d. 19 July 1984
  • Note*: They lived in Houston, Texas.
  • Last Edited: 15 May 2021

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.
    • He was a member of United Christian Church, Houston, Texas.11
  • Last Edited: 15 May 2021

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. [S1559] Texas Death Index, 1964-1998, online at https://www.familysearch.org, record for Riley Lloyd Loop, viewed on 28 Jan 2019.
  9. [S1803] Obituary for Riley L. Loop, Houston Chronicle, Houston, Texas, 17 Jul 1972, sec. 4, p. 7, col. 2, online at https://tinyurl.com/yahdo83l, viewed on 23 May 2020 (giving the date and the place).
  10. [S1803] Obituary for Riley L. Loop, online, above.
  11. [S1803] Obituary for Riley L. Loop, online, above (second bullet).
  12. [S281] Robin Abb, letter to Roger Bartlett, 25 Aug 1997 (naming Riley Lloyd Loop as her father).
  13. [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, 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: 17 May 2021

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, 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).
  8. [S1704] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America, online at http://theloopfamilyinamerica.org/, ch. 7 (naming Margaret Louise Loop as her mother). This 2012 online edition contains the text and photographs of the 1994 paper edition of this book except to the extent it includes some additions and corrections. This online version follows the chapters structure of the print version but does not use page numbers.

Robert G. ('Bob') Abb1

M, ID# 164, b. 2 April 1920, d. 26 August 1982
  • Note*: • He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II.
    • 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.6
  • Last Edited: 17 May 2021

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, 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).
  6. [S1704] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America, online at http://theloopfamilyinamerica.org/, ch. 7, viewed on 15 May 2021 (first bullet). This 2012 online edition contains the text and photographs of the 1994 paper edition of this book except to the extent it includes some additions and corrections. This online version follows the chapters structure of the print version but does not use page numbers.
  7. [S1704] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America, online edition, above, ch. 7 (naming Robert G. Abb as her father).

Nancy Elizabeth Abb1

F, ID# 170, b. 15 May 1958, d. 27 September 2003
  • Note*: In 1997 she was single, living in Dallas, and managing a store that specialized in herbs and vitamins.7
  • Last Edited: 17 May 2021

Citations

  1. [S59] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 21 May 1975.
  2. [S1704] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America, online at http://theloopfamilyinamerica.org/, ch. 7 (naming Robert G. Abb as her father). This 2012 online edition contains the text and photographs of the 1994 paper edition of this book except to the extent it includes some additions and corrections. This online version follows the chapters structure of the print version but does not use page numbers.
  3. [S1704] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America, online edition, above, ch. 7 (naming Margaret Louise Loop as her mother).
  4. [S58] Index to Texas Birth Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript 1958, vol. 1, p. 1, file 79489 (giving the date and the place).
  5. [S1704] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America, online edition, above, ch. 7 (giving the date and the place).
  6. [S1463] United States Social Security Death Index, online at https://www.familysearch.org, record for Nancy E. Abb (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S281] Robin Abb, letter to Roger Bartlett, 25 Aug 1997.
  8. [S281] Robin Abb, 25 Aug 1997 letter, above (naming Nancy Abb as his mother).

Lloyd Franklin Loop1,2

M, ID# 171, b. 28 February 1924, d. 9 June 1938

Lloyd Franklin Loop, from his newspaper obituary.
  • Note*: He died in an accident in the family home.8
  • Last Edited: 18 May 2021

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).
  8. [S1855] Obituary for Lloyd Franklin Loop, The Houston Chronicle, Houston, Texas, 10 Jun 1938, online at https://tinyurl.com/bmk3tjee, viewed on 17 May 2021.

Frances Imogene ('Gene') Loop1,2

F, ID# 172, b. 2 April 1930, d. 7 November 1995

Gene Loop, faculty picture in 1986 high school yearbook.
  • 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.7
  • Last Edited: 17 May 2021

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, letter to Roger Bartlett, 25 Aug 1997 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 18 Mar 1998 (giving her name as Gene Loop and giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S1547] Texas Deaths, 1964-1998, online at https://www.familysearch.org, record for Frances Imogene Loop, viewed on 25 Jan 2019.
  7. [S281] Robin Abb, 25 Aug 1997 letter, above.

MSGT Amelia Henrietta ('Etta') Loop

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

"Sarge" Hickman's tombstone, Highland Cemetery, Stamford, Tex., courtesy of Carla Young.
  • Note*: • She was a master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force (1942-1964).
    • She was a hospital nurse and was known to some as 'Sarge.'
    • She lived in Stamford, Texas.7

Additional Resources

• Her page on Find A Grave is here.
  • Last Edited: 1 Jul 2021

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

Citations

  1. [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).
  2. [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).
  3. [S956] National Gravesite Locator, online http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov, record for Amelia H. Hickman, viewed on 1 Jul 2021 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [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).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Amelia Henrietta 'Sarge' Hickman, memorial no. 41318427, viewed on 25 Jul 2011.
  6. [S956] National Gravesite Locator, online http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov, record for Amelia H. Hickman, viewed on 1 Jul 2021.
  7. [S956] National Gravesite Locator, online http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov, record for Amelia H. Hickman, viewed on 1 Jul 2021 (stating that she was a master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force in World War II) (first bullet).
  8. [S1924] Standard certificate of birth (State of Texas), file no. 39744, for Lloyd Hickman, received by local registrar on 28 Aug 1918, image online at www.familysearch.org, https://tinyurl.com/52pzyucu, viewed on 1 Jul 2021 viewed on 1 Jul 2021 (naming Henrietta Loop as his mother).

Henry Clay Hickman1,2,3

M, ID# 174, b. 27 September 1890, d. 12 January 1950
  • Note*: He was foreman of a meat packing house.6
  • Last Edited: 1 Jul 2021

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. [S1924] Standard certificate of birth (State of Texas), file no. 39744, for Lloyd Hickman, received by local registrar on 28 Aug 1918, image online at www.familysearch.org, https://tinyurl.com/52pzyucu, viewed on 1 Jul 2021 viewed on 1 Jul 2021 (identifying the city; not giving the date but stating he was twenty-eight years old when his son was born on 25 Aug 1918).
  5. [S1256] California Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/om9mmen, Henry Clay Hickman, viewed on 2 Aug 2013.
  6. [S1924] Standard certificate of birth for Lloyd Hickman, above viewed on 1 Jul 2021.
  7. [S1924] Standard certificate of birth for Lloyd Hickman, above viewed on 1 Jul 2021 (naming Henry C. Hickman as his father).

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.7
  • Last Edited: 1 Jul 2021

Citations

  1. [S30] Ruby L. Howse, letter to Roger Bartlett, 10 Sep 1973.
  2. [S1924] Standard certificate of birth (State of Texas), file no. 39744, for Lloyd Hickman, received by local registrar on 28 Aug 1918, image online at www.familysearch.org, https://tinyurl.com/52pzyucu, viewed on 1 Jul 2021 viewed on 1 Jul 2021 (naming Henry C. Hickman as his father).
  3. [S1924] Standard certificate of birth for Lloyd Hickman, above viewed on 1 Jul 2021 (naming Henrietta Loop as his mother).
  4. [S1924] Standard certificate of birth for Lloyd Hickman, above viewed on 1 Jul 2021 (giving the date and the place).
  5. [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).
  6. [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).
  7. [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

Thomas Franklin Loop, 1923 college yearbook.
  • Note*: He was a cotton and stock broker in New Orleans. He was captain of the University of Texas track team in 1921 and held the state one-mile record in track.
  • Last Edited: 27 Jul 2021

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.
  5. [S1525] Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960, online at https://www.familysearch.org, record for Thomas Franklin Loop, certificate no. 14001, viewed on 27 Jul 2021.
  6. [S1858] Obituary for Peter Cantine Loop, The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Louisiana, 10 May 1994, online at www.genealogybank.com, https://tinyurl.com/na3syzer, viewed on 18 May 2021 (naming Thomas Franklin Loop as his father).

Jane Miller1,2

F, ID# 177, d. 1954
  • Last Edited: 18 May 2021

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.
  3. [S1858] Obituary for Peter Cantine Loop, The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Louisiana, 10 May 1994, online at www.genealogybank.com, https://tinyurl.com/na3syzer, viewed on 18 May 2021 (naming Jane Miller as his mother).

Thomas Shrewsbury Loop1,2,3

M, ID# 178, b. 26 February 1932, d. 12 March 1981
  • Note*: After being an attorney in the I.R.S. chief counsel's office in Houston from 1962 to 1967, he practiced law in Metairie, Louisiana. He held an A.B. degree in European history from Princeton University (1954) and a J.D. degree from Tulane University (1961) and was a member of Christ Episcopal Church.

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 18 May 2021

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 Thomas Shrewsbury Loop, memorial no. 166035942, viewed on 18 May 2021.
  5. [S1857] Obituary for Thomas Shrewsbury Loop, The Times-Picayune and The States-Item, New Orleans, Louisiana, 13 Mar 1981, online at www.genealogybank.com, https://tinyurl.com/vnphterj, viewed on 18 May 2021 (stating that he died at 7:30 a.m.).
  6. [S1857] Obituary for Thomas Shrewsbury Loop, online, above.

Peter Cantine Loop1,2,3

M, ID# 183, b. 7 September 1937, d. 8 May 1994
  • Note*: He owned a salvage operation at New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Last Edited: 18 May 2021

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. [S1858] Obituary for Peter Cantine Loop, The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Louisiana, 10 May 1994, online at www.genealogybank.com, https://tinyurl.com/na3syzer, viewed on 18 May 2021 (naming Thomas Franklin Loop as his father).
  5. [S1858] Obituary for Peter Cantine Loop, online, above (naming Jane Miller as his mother).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Ann Higgins Loop, memorial no. 106606004, viewed on 6 Jul 2014.
  7. [S1858] Obituary for Peter Cantine Loop, online, above.
  8. [S1858] Obituary for Peter Cantine Loop, online, above (stating that he died at 12:20 a.m.).

Ann Higgins

F, ID# 184, b. 5 September 1937, d. 11 March 2013
  • 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: 18 May 2021

Family: Peter Cantine Loop b. 7 Sep 1937, d. 8 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.
  4. [S1858] Obituary for Peter Cantine Loop, The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Louisiana, 10 May 1994, online at www.genealogybank.com, https://tinyurl.com/na3syzer, viewed on 18 May 2021.

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 nurses' aide and a homemaker and lived in Stamford, Texas since she was six months old. She was a charter member of the Orient Street Church of Christ in Stamford, a charter member of the American Legion Auxiliary, a member of Pierian Club, and a member of the Home Demonstration Club.13

Additional Resources

• Her page on Find A Grave is here.
  • Last Edited: 18 May 2021

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, Abilene, Tex., letter to Roger Bartlett, 29 Sep 1994.
  4. [S39] Dorothy Norman, letter to Roger Bartlett, 1 Nov 1994.
  5. [S1859] Obituary for Ruby Howse, Stamford American, Stamford, Tex., 12 Sep 1991, p. 4, cols. 7-8, online at Portal to Texas History at https://tinyurl.com/3v9p7mfb, viewed on 18 May 2021 (not giving the date but stating that she was eighty-seven years old when she died on 4 Sep 1991).
  6. [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).
  7. [S772] Dorothy Norman, Rt. 1, Box 292-H, Kingsland, Tex. 78639, letter to Roger Bartlett, 13 Dec 1994.
  8. [S1860] Obituary for Robert L. Howse, Stamford American and the Stamford Leader, Stamford, Tex., 16 Sep 1957, p. 1, col. 4, online at Portal to Texas History at https://tinyurl.com/9zt99tnr, viewed on 18 May 2021.
  9. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript 1991 (microfiche), p. 993, file 79374 (giving the date and the county).
  10. [S1859] Obituary for Ruby Howse, Stamford American, online, above (giving the date and the place).
  11. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 20 Mar 1998 (giving the date; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Stamford, Texas when she died).
  12. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Ruby Edel Loop Howse, memorial no. 40387100, viewed on 25 Jul 2011.
  13. [S1859] Obituary for Ruby Howse, Stamford American, online, above.

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 entered the U.S. Army in Dallas on 4 Apr 1917 and was overseas from 6 Aug 1918 to 3 Jun 1919 in World War I, serving in France and taking part in the Meuse-Argonne offensive. He was discharged at Camp Travis on 3 Jul 1919. He worked as a carpenter and lived in Stamford, Texas for about forty years.8

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 18 May 2021

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. [S1860] Obituary for Robert L. Howse, Stamford American and the Stamford Leader, Stamford, Tex., 16 Sep 1957, p. 1, col. 4, online at Portal to Texas History at https://tinyurl.com/9zt99tnr, viewed on 18 May 2021.
  9. [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).
  10. [S1860] Obituary for Robert Howse, Stamford American and the Stamford Leader, online, above (giving the date and the place and stating that he had been in failing health for several years).
  11. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Robert Lorene Howse, memorial no. 40387050, viewed on 25 Jul 2011.