San Patricio County, Texas

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Name: Nancy Hopkins <>
Date: 2007-01-06
Earliest Known Ancestor Lahmeyer
They were from 1915/ Bellevue, Iowa
Looking for info on John LAHMEYER's family history. His father was Horald H Lahmeyer @ mother was Mary A Campbell Lahmeyer

Name: Ellen Bishop <>
Date: 2007-01-02
Earliest Known Ancestor Thomas French
They were from 1737 New Hampshire
I am seeing help with the sons of Thomas French, Adam C and Edwin J, they were living in San Patricio in 1910 census, I think Adam Clark French died there 27 Oct 1945, his sisters lived in Rapid City SD, where I am, they never married and were artists of note in our community, Grace French died in 1942 and had a brother in TX and a niece in OK, so I want to know who which brother married and what became of the daughter, OH!, Adam and Edwin were twins born in 1861 in New Hampshire, Edwin was a carpenter, and Adam was a "Homeopathid Dr". A showing for the paintings of Grace and Abbie French is going to be held in Rapid City this year, and we are collecting biographical material on them.The father Thomas died in NH, the mother Sarah died and is buried here in Rapid City, the boys lived here from 1885 to 1891, Edwin homesteaded in 1886. About all I know.

Name: roland calderon <>
Date: 2006-12-13
Earliest Known Ancestor victor sotuyo
They were from beeville
Born about ?
i am looking for info. on any sotuyo,or sotullos that might have been born in the area.i am doing some research on on my ethnic background and the fact that i may be of native american origine

Name: veltmon white <>
Date: 2006-10-02
Earliest Known Ancestor kate edith curtis
They were from ca 1876, DeWitt Co., Tx.
I need info on the children of KATE EDITH ALEXANDER, and
CHARLES EZRA CURTIS. She was born ca 1876 in DeWitt Co., died 7 Apr 1953. Charles died 21 Oct 1941. Both died in
San Patricio Co., Tx.


Name: Keith Northington <>
Date: 2006-10-01

Is there a local volunteer who can help me with an obituary lookup or probate county courthouse visit in Sinton?

I'm trying to find an obituary notice for a MR. DAN G. SHIELDS JR. who DIED May 28, 1975 and who was born August 24, 1918. I would like to get a printed copy of the obit if it is available. I'm primarily looking for currently surviving members of his family or his last known street address.

If an obit is not available, if you could visit the local probate court to see if his last will and testament is on file, that would also help. I would need a copy of his will, plus any page showing name and address of his estate executor, plus any page showing name and address of his beneficiaries. All expenses will be reimbursed.

Thanks so much for any assistance granted.


KEITH NORTHINGTON, Genealogical Researcher
P. O. BOX 1382
TULSA, OK 74101-1382 (No Telephone)



Name: Diana <>
Date: 2006-09-13
Earliest Known Ancestor Francisco Villanueva
They were from Mexico
Born about Villanueva Bocanegra
I am searching for information about a cemetary located in what use to be Sharpsburg, it is on private land, which use to belong to my grandfather Felix Villanueva. If anyone knows anything about this cemetary any information would be appreciated.

Name: Brenda <>
Date: 2006-09-08
Earliest Known Ancestor Petty
They were from Kenneth, Dunklin County, Missouri
Looking for information on Fred Petty. If anyone knew him please contact me. He was born Feb. 29 (leap year) 1908 in Missouri.

Thank you,


Name: Stirk <>
Date: 2006-08-26
Earliest Known Ancestor Henry Stirk
They were from ca.1712, Thornton-by-Bradford, Yorkshire, England
A sixth generation decendant of Henry Stirk, William and wife Emma (Tomlinson) had two sons in England, James and Ernest. Emigrated to Ohio, Iowa, then son James moved to Aransas Pass. 1920 census shows James, wife Eva, son Charles W., daughter Mildred B. 1930 census shows James (Cames) wife Ellison E. (Eva) and Charles; no Mildred. Believe that Charles served in US Navy, possibly never married. Any idea what happened to Mildred - cannot find a marriage or death record. No further trace of the family found so far. Family legend mentions possibility of two sons William and Boyd, but no confirmation found. Photo existed of US sailor "With Aunt Hazel Cronan" - Hazel died in San Francisco, had a son, William Dennis Cronan. William Sr. was my great-grandfather Thomas's older brother. William & Emma had seven children, James Thomas, Ernest, Mabel, Ruby, Charles, Vera, Hazel. Traced James, Ernest, Ruby & Hazel, missing Charles, Vera & Mabel. Any leads on Mildred or other decendants much appreciated.

Name: Barry Boyd <>
Date: 2006-08-15
Earliest Known Ancestor Tom V. HARDIN and Ether A. CAIN Hardin
They were from Tom b. 1874, Ether b. 1882
Born about BOYD
Looking to make contact with descendants of Tom V. HARDIN and Ether CAIN Hardin. Both still living in San Particio County during the 1930 Census. Known children are Troy, Angie, Robert, Mildred, Jasper, and John. Trying to trace down a BOYD family Bible passed to them from Maggie BOYD Cain (Ether's mother).

Name: sylvia <>
Date: 2006-08-04
Earliest Known Ancestor Dayle Delores Smith
They were from Sinton, Tx, abt 1905-ish
Born about Owen
Can anyone help with birth registrations for Sinton, San Patricio Co.? We are trying to assist a lady at the local Family History Center who thinks her mother - Dayle Smith was born there about 1905. There don't appear to be many records from that area in the early 1900s. Thank you. Sylvia

Name: Sylvia Arce <>
Date: 2006-08-04
Earliest Known Ancestor Juan Solis
I am looking for the son of Juan Solis. His name is Ranulfo Solis born in 1925. I would appreciate any information. Thank you, Ms. Arce

Name: nona moore hoyer <>
Date: 2006-07-21
Earliest Known Ancestor Daniel Robert Moore
They were from 1845-Greene Co., Tn
I am seaching for any descendant of Horace Victor Moore, born July 13, 1869 in Del Rio, Cocke Co., Tn. and died Nov. 7, 1958 in Sinton, San Patricio County, Tx. His father was Daniel Robert Moore, b. Apr. 22, 1845 in Greene Co., Tn. Horace Victor married Martha Ann "Josephine" Bible of Del Rio, Cocke Co., Tn. on June 10, 1891 in Burnet Co., Tx. Horace V. and Josie's children were: Robert Moore, Tom Ed Moore, Glen Victor Moore, Gina Ellen Moore and Ora Moore.

Daniel Robert Moore moved his family from Tn. to Burnet Co., Tx. about 1873, which coincides with the time my gr grandfather, Thomas Jefferson Moore, moved his family to Burnet Co. The two Moore families bought land in Burnet Co. in close proximity to each other. Thereafter, Daniel Robert Moore moved to Victoria, Texas, then on to Beeville, and I believe he is buried in a San Patricio Co. cemetery. I believe that Horace Victor Moore lived and died in Taft, Tx. and is also buried in San Patrico Co.

My cousin and I have been looking for years for the ancestors of Thomas Jefferson Moore, but our search has not brought forth any positive information to date. We believe there is a family connection between Daniel Robert and Thomas Jefferson Moore and would really appreciate hearing from anyone related to Daniel Robert/Horace Victor Moore.

Thanks so much in advance. Nona Moore Hoyer of San Antonio, Texas but born and raised in Marble Falls, Burnet County, Texas


Name: Clarence Dubose <>
Date: 2006-07-14
Earliest Known Ancestor Neighbor Furman Dubose
They were from Early 1800 near Sharpsburg
Born about Friendly; Rufus; Donley
I an looking for two things. 1st: I would like a copy of "The History of San Patricio County" and 2nd: Any information on two brothers, Rufus and Donley Dubose belived to have ranches around Papaolte and Sandia. Neighbor is buried in the Bethel Cemetery near Odem.

Name: stella de los santos <>
Date: 2006-07-10
Earliest Known Ancestor juan de los santos
They were from mexico
My father was born in Taft,Tx. to Juan De Los Santos and Juanita Barrentez around 1942. I am looking for records to my fathers birth and also my mother who's name is Francisca Gonzalez, and was born in mathis in 1946.Her mother was named Maria Garcia Pena and born in San Patricio.My mother's fathers name was Fabian Hernandez Gonzalez.

Name: Beverly Warshawsky <>
Date: 2006-06-02
Earliest Known Ancestor Oliver Anthony Piant
They were from 1919, Missouri
I am trying to find a copy of Oliver Anthony Piant's obituary. He died November 8, 1989 in San Patricio County.
I would appreciate any assistance you can give me. Thank you.


Name: Jonathan H. <>
Date: 2006-04-14
I would like to know about the old cemetary off of old 666 which was an old witch haven. I have been doing some research and can't find much about it. Please email with any info or where I can find some. Thank you.

Name: Michael Robinson <>
Date: 2006-04-13
Earliest Known Ancestor William Marshal Means
They were from 14 Dec 1809/Madison Co. Ga
I have a comment and a little query. The comment is that this is nicely mounted genealogical site. I have been doing on line research on both sides of my family for about 2 yrs. now & have been to many sites.
I am one of the GGGGrandsons of William Marshall Means. I have read the excellent material supplied to The Handbook Of Texas Online by Mr. Keith Guthrie and even spoke to Mr. Guthrie on the phone once, back in 1997, about Meansville. I was wondering if there are any copies of his book on the History of San Patricio County still available. Keep up the good work.


Name: Katie York <>
Date: 2006-03-31
Earliest Known Ancestor Elmer Aubry Weir married to Lewis Weir
They were from she was born about 1900-1910 in Polk, County, Texas
Born about Her family name is Moore (parents William and Rosia Moore) her first husband was George Wiebusch
Elmer Aubry Moore, known as "Aubry" was married at some point in Travis County to George H. Wiebusch. We have a Deed in their names from 1946. Aubry apparently got remarried to Lewis Weir and they resided in San Patricio when a deed was conveyed to them in 1966. I need any information you may have on any of these people. If they had children, ect. Marriage records, death records. Anything will help. Thanks.

Name: Jan Wallace <>
Date: 2006-03-28
Earliest Known Ancestor William B. McNabb
They were from Oct. 23, 1853 Bradley Co., Tn.
Born about Wade
Searching for info on William Baldwin and wife Nancy Ann Wade McNabb who were on the 1930 San Patricio Co. census (was written as McNobb). According to info, William B. died May 21, 1938 in San Patricio Co. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

Name: CaseyCluiss Flinn <>
Date: 2006-03-13

Do you happen to know your grandfather Howard's parents names? In my San Patricio County book, the only Howard I came across was an Elard R. Howard. He was the first postmaster in St. Paul (just north of Sinton). Which part of San Patricio County, was your family from?

Casey Cluiss Flinn


Name: Casey Cluiss Flinn <>
Date: 2006-03-13

When I started doing my genealogy research, I started doing exactly what you are already doing. Go to county websites, post a query....all counties that you know your family lived in. It's free and you will be amazed how many responses you will get. If the county has "look-ups" (volunteers who will look up info for you in census records or other county records), ask them for help. They are awesome and again, they are free. Visit cemeteries. You can get a lot of info from those headstones (birth dates, death dates, marriage date, legal names and usually the correct spelling). Again, free. I also sent out letters to people with the same last name asking for help. I received phone calls and letters from many people that way. Just dig for the's out there. If I can help you, just email me at
Casey Cluiss Flinn
Sinton, Texas, San Patricio County


Name: Crystal Haley <>
Date: 2006-03-10
I was born in San Patricio Co. TX. Jan/4/1980 To Judy Kay Howard & James Author Haley

Name: Crystal Howard <>
Date: 2006-03-10
Earliest Known Ancestor Robert Franklin Howard/Alma Lucille Prather
Robert Franklin Howard is my Grandfather. Alma Lucille Prather was my Grandmother. She passed away last year. My Mother was Judy Kay Howard. She was born sept/29/1955 in Nueces Co. Texes. She Died Nov/ 5/ 1988 in Nueces Co. texas

Name: Crystal Howard <>
Date: 2006-03-10
Earliest Known Ancestor Robert Franklin Howard/Alma Lucille Prather
Born about Haley
I need help on how to get started.

Name: frank <>
Date: 2006-01-15
Earliest Known Ancestor Elisa Garcia
They were from 1882 West Sinton
Born about Rodriguez,
Elisa Garcia was my maternal grandmother and she died in or
around Sinton Texas,giving birth to my mother Aurora around
January 1922.She was married to a Felipe Rodriguez,my grand
father.We dont havent found any records of her death or know
where she is buried.I am trying to do a family tree on my
mothers side and would appreciate any information.I live in Corpus Christi tx.


Name: Linda Gagne <>
Date: 2005-12-22
Earliest Known Ancestor Father John Malloy
They were from galway ireland
Born about O'Reilly family
My Great Great Grandfather, Capt. John O'Reilly was the brother of Father John Malloy; and another brother Rev. Bernard O'Reilly; I am looking for any information on their family and any other siblings they may of had. Their parents were Thomas and Catherine O'Reilly of Galway, Ireland. I do have information of Capt. John O'Reily in the Mexican American war. I would appreciate any direction.

Name: Dorothy Boynton <>
Date: 2005-12-22
Can any one help me get a copy of an obituary for Jesse N. Nelson b. about 1857 died 8 Aug 1937 and his wife Mary Elizabeth Adams Nelson b. 1861 who died perhaps in 1945. This couple was born in AR and came to TX when they were a little older.

I do not know where in the county they are buried.

They moved to the county from AR in about 1905-1909 along with the Rouse, Adams, Sale family members.

I believe John Quincy Adams with wife Mary E. Sowell Adams living in nearby Lagrato was a brother to Mary Elizabeth Adams Nelson. I know that Mrs. Adams died there in 1921 and there is a head stone for she and her husband but no death date is on the stone for the husband. I know that he was alive around Mathis when he was 86 in the early 40s. I do NOT know where or when he died but he was living with a daughter, Edna May Beall wife of Marcellus Ti Beall.

If you can find census records for years 1900, 1910, 1920, or 1930 for any of these people, I would also appreciate that.

Respectfully, Dorothy Boynton


Name: Kenneth Sheats <csheats @upperspace .net>
Date: 2005-12-13
Looking for burial cite of C.L. Landrum who was killed Mar 23 1944 at NadZab New guinea. He was a crew member of Lt. James S. Riley. They were all killed in the crash of "Naughty Blue Eyes"

Name: Kenneth Sheats <>
Date: 2005-12-07
I am trying to find the burial site of C. L. Landrum. He was killed March 23 1944 in Nadzab New Guinea.

Name: jorge mateos <>
Date: 2005-11-27
nuestra institucion es una escuela que lleva por nombre San Patricio, nos interesaria establecer vinculos con uds. y quizas, de algun modo podrian ayudarnos.
estamos en Perico, Provincia de Jujuy,
Jorge Mateos


Name: Ann Bowler <>
Date: 2005-11-14
Earliest Known Ancestor Charles Arthur Williams
They were from Aug 1864, in Wisconsin
Born about Richards
Looking for death, burial information about Charles Arthur Willams who lived in Gregory, TX from 1895 to after 1933 when his wife Almyra L. (Richards) Williams died.

Name: Ann Bowler <>
Date: 2005-11-14
Earliest Known Ancestor Charles Arthur Williams
They were from Aug 1864, in Wisconsin
Born about Richards
Looking for death, burial information about Charles Arthur Willams who lived in Gregory, TX from 1895 to after 1933 which his wife Almyra L. (Richards) Williams died.

Name: Kenneth Sheats <>
Date: 2005-11-09
They were from 1916 Texas
Does anyone know the burial site of S/sgt C.L.Landrum?He was in the 90th Bomb Group 319th Sqd. He was killed March 23 1944 in Nadzab N.G. in the crash of "Naughty Blue Eyes".
My brother was on the same plane and I would like to correspond with any of C.L. Landrums Kin.


Name: Joan Singletary <>
Date: 2005-11-05
I have a death certificate for S.B. Caldwell, b 1851 in Macon, Ga., d 1924 in San Patricio Co. If this is your ancestor, contact me off-line for a copy of this certificate.

Name: Kyle Coleman <>
Date: 2005-10-24
Earliest Known Ancestor John Beasley
Born about S. H. Beasley
Looking for information on the killing of John Beasley in late January of 1910. He had been deputized to assit in the confinement of Garza Rodriguez. According to the newspaper, he was assisting Deputy Sheriff Martin when he (Beasley) was shot and killed by Manuel Rodriguez. I am looking for information so that his name can be placed on the Peace Officer Memorial in Austin, Texas

Name: Mark Moreno <>
Date: 2005-10-24
Earliest Known Ancestor Pablo Moreno
They were from Portland
Born about Avila, Aleman
I'm trying to find any information about my grandfather, Pablo Moreno. He is survived by his wife Ramona Moreno of Portland and his chidren, Raul Jimenez Moreno, Isabella Mendez, Eduardo Moreno, Jose Moreno. I do not know much about him, except he died close to 1976. His last residence was 913 9th street in Portland , Tx. I would like to find out who his parents were, where he was born, and siblings he might have had. Any places where this information can be obtained would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks Mark Anthony Moreno


Name: mae serrano <>
Date: 2005-09-17
Earliest Known Ancestor levi feaster collins
They were from 1829
Born about knight
looking for any information on Levi Hill Collins who died on August 31, 1997 in San Patricio. He was taken prisoner back in WWII and escaped. Went to Ft. Worth, Texas to see my great grandmother and her daughter. If any one can give me any information on Levi Hill Collins, it would be greatly appreciated, as my grandmother would like to know. She had not seen him since 1945 and wondered what happened to him. Would like to know if he ever married, any children, and etc. Thanks kindly,


Date: 2005-08-12
They were from hong
VERY NICE SITE,IDEY HERE,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

Name: DeNiece Davis <>
Date: 2005-08-08
Earliest Known Ancestor Ernest Guedin
They were from 1891
Born about Tolar/Guedin
Looking for relatives of Bonnie Tolar Guedin and Ernest Guedin.

Name: Brenda Lincke Fisseler <>
Date: 2005-07-07
Born about Slaughter
I need someone to look up a possible marriage record. The woman's name is Louisiana (Louisa) Ann Pelham Slaughter. She divorced Walter Slaughter in 1870 in Live Oak County and remarried outside of the county. I am trying to locate her second marriage. Can anyone help me with this? Thanks

Name: Robert Dowdy <>
Date: 2005-07-06
Earliest Known Ancestor George Dowdy
They were from 1812/Virginia
Born about None
My grandfather died of yellow fever in Sinton Texas around 1910. He was only in his early twenties. I am trying to find anything about him. Even my father doesn't know as he was only four at the time.

Thanks for any help,

Robert Dowdy


Name: B. Samuels <>
Date: 2005-07-01
Great site! I don't have family living here but I checked anyway because so many of my family are in hiding :-).
This is really a well formated site. thanks.


Name: Bonnie Arnold <>
Date: 2005-06-11
Earliest Known Ancestor Billie Marie Pyle
I am looking for a newspaper article on Billie Marie Pyle who was kidnapped in 1932 and taken to Mexico from Odem Texas. If anyone would be willing to do a look up I would really appreciate it very much.
Thank you
Bonnie Arnold


Name: Jeannie Williford <>
Date: 2005-06-11
Earliest Known Ancestor John Henrichson
Looking for any family members for the James Hunter Henrichson and Martha Ann Quinn line. Please email me.

thanks Jeannie


Name: Sharon Harley <>
Date: 2005-06-04
I am looking for a obituary for K.L. Reagan, born Sept 13, 1923 and died Feb 21, 2004 in Mathis, San Patricio County, Texas. Thanks for any help you might be able to give.

Sharon Harley


Name: ruth f. littlefield <>
Date: 2005-06-03
Earliest Known Ancestor Franco
They were from 1926
my father and our family were all born here, i am trying to get my birth record for i am traweling to Canada to vist my son, and having problems finding the site, where is the courthouse located at, i can go this monday and get it.

Name: Linda (Easter) Wright <>
Date: 2005-04-23
Earliest Known Ancestor cecil easter
They were from south texas
Born about eunice
seeking any one connected to cecil,or his mother eunice easter.

Name: G. O. Todd <>
Date: 2005-03-15
Earliest Known Ancestor Henrietta Gardner
They were from 1902
Born about unk
Wife of CHARLES EARL GARDNER who resided in Odem until his death in 1875.

If you have information on this family, please email me at --


Name: G. O. Todd <>
Date: 2005-03-15
Earliest Known Ancestor Charles Earl Gardner
They were from 1895, Milam Co., TX
Born about wife: Henrietta Gardner
Researching for information on the family of CHARLES EARL GARDNER (b. Milam Co., TX) who lived in Odem, TX, after 1930. I would be interested in contacting any descendant in order to exchange family information.

Name: Sarah S. Lerma <>
Date: 2005-03-11
Earliest Known Ancestor Jesusa Villarreal
I would like to get information on who to contact about putting in a tombstone old section of the St. Paul Cemetary. My gradmother was burried there in the late 1930's. We did get out there and found the gravemarker broken off and laying on the ground. Any information would indeed help.

Name: Dorothy Smith <>
Date: 2005-02-09
My gg grandmother Elizabeth Lizzie (Dunman) Green, died 3-13-1918 in Aransas Pass. I am trying to locate where she is buried.
I would appreciate any advise on where to start searching for this info.


Date: 2005-01-21
Earliest Known Ancestor THOMAS M MARTIN
They were from 1874/TEXAS

Name: Connie DiPalma <>
Date: 2005-01-19
Earliest Known Ancestor I.D. Jordan
They were from 1910 to 1912
Born about Father: D.T. Jordan, MD
I am looking for information on my maternal grandfather listed above as I.D. Jordan. This name is listed on my mother's birth certificate, however it is difficult to tell if the inital for his first name is I. (my mother thinks I. is correct), J., or G. His birth place is listed as Sinton, TX, and his father (who presided over my mother's birth) is listed as D.T.(or D.J.) Jordan, MD. I would greatly appreciate any help you could give me in locating birth records for this man. Also, any information/guidance you could give me that would help me locate information about this man and his family would be so helpful and much appreciated. Thank you for your time and consideration of this request.
Connie DiPalma


Name: Edwin Gregory <>
Date: 2005-01-03
Earliest Known Ancestor NA

I work for Quicksilver Resources Inc. a Fort Worth, TX Oil and Gas Exploration company. I am searching for the heirs of Dan G. Shields, Jr. (deceased). Texas death records indicate he passed away in San Patricio County, Texas on 5/28/75. In 1974 he lived in Port Aransas, Texas.

Any information you could provide will be appreciated.

Edwin Gregory


Name: Debbie Acton <>
Date: 2004-12-03
Earliest Known Ancestor R.C (Speck) Eakin
They were from Sinton Texas
Born about Collier , Bolton
Looking for any information on RC Eakin. He at one time served as Sheriff of San Patricio County. His wife is Vernice. She worked at the courthouse there. He was my Grandfathers brother (Curtis Eakin)

Name: bill morris <>
Date: 2004-11-16
where can i find the county employment web site?

Name: Jerry Winchester <>
Date: 2004-10-11
Earliest Known Ancestor Riley Richard Winchester
They were from 1909 Texas
Born about Strong
I'm seeking information on the Winchesters of San Patricio County and/or Neuces County. Need burial information if available. Riley Richard was the son of John W Winchester. John was born in Kentucky. Married Josie Strong and they lived in San Patricio. Please, if you can help, I would sure be appreciative.


Name: Suzanne Moore <>
Date: 2004-10-09
Earliest Known Ancestor James Parchman
They were from Abt 1793 / Pennsylvania
Born about Dawson, King , Hall
I am looking for obituaries , marriages , births for J.T.Dawson And wife Gertrude Parchman.I know they were married in Gonzales Co and then moved to San Patricio.Is there a public library in Sinton or a Genealogy Society that I can contact? Is it possible to get a list of cemeteries of the county and if they have a listing of headstones that are in the cemeteries.
Thanks for any help you might be able to give.

Suzanne Moore


Name: scott <>
Date: 2004-10-07
My ancesters lived in San Patricio Co. In 1860--I believe on Harbor Island-which is now in Nueces co. Does anyone know if it used to be in San Patricio Co?

Name: John A. Stovall <>
Date: 2004-10-06
Born about Camp
I'm looking for the burial place of LAFAYETTE (LITTLE BERRY) CAMP (5/4/1806-8/24/1880). Camp was one of the TX legislators who signed the Address to the People of the State expressing objections to secession.I have this on Camp: "Birth: 5/ 4/1806 in Cuthbert, Randolph Co., GA. Died 8/24/1880 in Refugio Co. Residence: Welders Pasture, San Patricio, San Patricio Co.

I trying to locate his burial site for possible inclusion in the second volume of _Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables_.


Name: Gerald Cholewinski <>
Date: 2004-09-28
Earliest Known Ancestor Theron Green
They were from 17 Aug. 1912 Minnesota
Born about Green - Foat
Could do a lookup on obit for Theron Green
who died 23 May 1993 in San Patricio Co., Texas


Date: 2004-09-04
Earliest Known Ancestor FRANK EDWARDS
They were from 1880 FAYETTE ALABAMA
Born about EDWARDS
looking for information about grandfather,frank edwards
lived in ingleside tx from the late 1800s to about 1941
thanks, frank 3rd generation


Name: Bridget Potts <>
Date: 2004-08-30
Earliest Known Ancestor James McGloin, empersario
They were from Ireland
Born about ????
My grandmother, Ethel Catherine McGloin was born on February 9. 1894. She married Guy E.(Edward)Teal. Not sure of the wedding date at this time. I have it somewhere. I want to know the name of her birth mother. I was told her mother died when she was a toddler. Her dad remarried, the stepmother did not want her. My questions are:

1.) What was her mother's name?
2.) What did she die of?
3.) Who was the stepmother and where was she from?
4.) Where would I find other McGloin relatives?


Name: Elsie Wilson <>
Date: 2004-08-28
Earliest Known Ancestor J.D. Price
I am trying to locate any Methodist Church cemeteries that would have been active about 1909. My Great-Grandfather, J.D. Price was buried in 1909, but the cemetery is unknown. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Name: Gary S.Kincaid <>
Date: 2004-08-27
Researching- Tolleson/Tollison/Tollerson.

Name: Patricia Davis <>
Date: 2004-08-24
Earliest Known Ancestor Matthew James Sikes
They were from 1882/ Texas
My g-grandfather lived in San Patricio County, Texas in April, 1910.

I believe he worked on the sea wall or the court house in that area around the turn of the century. I would like to know if there are any court record, building permi, or any other type of documentation?

Thank you for you time. It is greatly appreciated.
Patricia Davis


Name: Corkie Maus <>
Date: 2004-08-17
Earliest Known Ancestor Charles Gordon Emery
They were from Jan 1902 Port Aransas
Born about Peel?
Unable to locate a record of birth for Char or brothers, JW, Youley F, or Oliver. 2 others unnamed brothers and 1 sister--born where? Father William and Mother Mary nee Peel (Maybe)

Name: Ann Groom Lenz <>
Date: 2004-08-17
Earliest Known Ancestor Joseph Grooms
Born about Taylor, Wagner
I'm looking for information on some Grooms families in Mathis TX during the 1940's. I believe the brother and sister were in the home of her son Arthur Taylor at that time. There is also a C Louis Grooms buried at the Tom Mathis Cemetery. Can anyone give me any information about them? Our Groom family arrived at Mathis Tx in 1946, originally from TN then to East TX--Leon Co. Thanks.

Name: Amanda Cole May <>
Date: 2004-08-12
Earliest Known Ancestor Seth B. Cole
They were from 1856 Missouri
Born about Cole, Lemons, Dunman, Shaw, Shelton, Hart, Barrow,
My address is no longer in Awesomenet..please note for record.
Anyone having connection to any Cole, Lemons, Dunman, Shaw, Barrow, Shelton, Hart. (I have 2 line of different Cole's also)


Name: Kathy Hrncir <>
Date: 2004-08-05
Earliest Known Ancestor Christopher E. Key
Born about Whalen, Fenner
My grandmother Gladys Stevens Whalen Key was supposed to be postmistress there sometime between the 40s and 50s. Do you know anything about that?

Name: Dorothy Boynton <>
Date: 2004-08-04
They were from 1850s in AR moved to TX early 1900s
I need to make contact with a descendant of the ROUSE, SALE, BOMER, ADAMS, MORTON families as from Baxter County AR but moving to Lone Oak, San Patrico counties of Texas in the early 1900s. I found the connection in the recently published Baxter County Ar history book but it did NOT indicate what member of those families submitted the family history entries.

If you can put me into telephone, email or standard mail contact with any members of those families, I would greatly appreciate it. Contact:


Name: Ann Groom Lenz <>
Date: 2004-07-17
San Patricio Historical Society has hard copies of most cemetery surveys for the area. Specifically those of interest to me were Tom Mathis Cemetery, Cenizo Hill Cemetery, and Descano Eterno #1 and #2 out of Mathis TX. You can reach them through the Sinton TX Public Library.

Name: Jim Smith <>
Date: 2004-07-10
Earliest Known Ancestor William Moore
They were from 1807 Kentucky
Born about Boyle Bray Langley Cory Sterns Jobe Zink
My ancestor died in San Patricio Cty per Texas Online Death Records. Can anyone give me the contents of his obit or where he was buried in this area.

John Moore b. 10/6/1901 d. 8/19/1987

Thank You


Name: Ambar Elena Lopez <>
Date: 2004-07-06
Earliest Known Ancestor Felipe Vasquez
They were from Texas
Looking for family of my great great grandfather. Traveled alot from Texas to Guadalajara where he married my great great grandmother Apolinaria Orozco. Believed to of had been in the military and died in San Diego California year unknown. I've looked in military records with no success, if anyone has any information please contact me, any input will be greatly appreciated.
LCPL Lopez
POC (760)7253251


Name: Linda Hamner <>
Date: 2004-06-30
Earliest Known Ancestor George Grissiom Tate
They were from December 06, 1879 Ms
Born about Chestnut,
Seeking information on George Grissiom TATE b. December 06, 1879, Ms., d. April 16, 1947 Aransas Pass, Texas m.LAURA FANNIE TATE b. November 02, 1882 Texas d. May 06, 1941 Aransas Pass, Tx.
Certifying physician for Laura Tate -Dr. Bulll
Aransas Pass, Tx.
Father of Laura Tate , Joe CHESTNUT North Carolina
Motherof Laura Tate -Jane GRAHAM Texas
Interment-Prairie View
San Patricio County

If any one can confirm where George Tate is buried and any info of children or ancestors it would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks Linda Hamner


Name: Sue Stanford <>
Date: 2004-06-27
I wish you could get marriages and divorces in the 1940s on line.

Name: Joan Miller Richardson <>
Date: 2004-06-18
Earliest Known Ancestor John and Ellen Johnson
They were from John-1848-Sweden; Ellen-1860-Wisconsin
Born about Miller, Brouillette, Kastner, Kenny, Crissey, Maxwell, Mick
John and Ellen Johnson of LeMars Iowa never actually lived in San Patricio County; but, they did participate in the Land Seekers Expedition in 1910. As a result several of their grown children did migrate, settle, clear and farm the area surrounding Palm Tree Corner (Intersection of 796 and 881). The palm trees were lost to Hurricane Celia in Aug. 1970.

I am in possession of a copy of "The Centenary Memorial" of Margaret Pouls Obermire 1834-1934 which is the Family Tree.
Will gladly pass any information I have.


Date: 2004-05-04
Earliest Known Ancestor BILLY SUNDAY NICHOLS
They were from 1927 LINDALE TEXAS
Born about BRUCE


Name: Marianne Thompson <>
Date: 2004-04-04
Earliest Known Ancestor George W.Thompson
They were from TX.
Born about Elkins
George W. Thompson married Louisa Elkins in San Patricio in July 15,1867. At that time it was said she was a resident of Refugio and George was a resident of Goliad. I know that in 1860 Louisa was a resident of The Chiltipin.George died on or before 1870 because she remarried Robert Dixzon Feb 3, 1873. Any information on any Thompson family that lived in the area on or before this date would be appreciated.

Name: Roger &Susan Olson <>
Date: 2004-03-29
We recently were in San Patricio County looking to buy land. We think we found what we're looking for, but I would appreciate a map of the county as well as a local telephone book to make inquiries by phone. I looked up the chamber of commerce, but no phone number or address is listed for Sinton, TX. on their web site. If you can help me out, I'll give you my address via email. Thank you.

Name: Alesia Farias <>
Date: 2004-03-25
Earliest Known Ancestor Richard Fenimore Breese
They were from 1873, Kansas City, MO
Born about McGill
I know that Richard Fenimore Breese was married to Mary Annie McGill who was from Okolana, ARK. She died on Dec. 25, 1966, a widow, in San Patricio county. I'm trying to trace Richard Fenimore back further, as he is my Great-grandfather, but information on either would be of great assistance!

Name: Casey Cluiss Flinn <>
Date: 2004-03-22
Born about Re: Chipita Rodriguez
There is a book titled, "The Forgotten Colony" by Rachel Bluntzer Hebert. This has some information about Chipita. Not sure where you live, but this has a lot of info about the Irish families & history of Old San Patricio. I have heard the story of Chipita aal my life and my parents used to take us old to where she was believed to be hanged hoping to see something. We never did, but it was always a lot of fun. We were just out there yesterday for the Rattlesnake Races. If you need any info, don't hesitate to ask me.

Good Luck.

Casey Cluiss Flinn


Name: Hiram Garcia <>
Date: 2004-03-20
Earliest Known Ancestor Garcia, Napoleon
They were from abt 1891, Duval Co, TX
First off, I want to say thank you for providing a very informative website and a very good job of maintenance. Secondly, I want to make a correction on my query for Napoleon Garcia. I should have used the word descendants or kinships of Naploeon Garcia instead of ancestors. Again, thank you for providing me the opportunity to post my query.

Name: Hiram Garcia <>
Date: 2004-03-20
Earliest Known Ancestor Garcia, Napoleon
They were from b abt 1891, Duval Co, TX
I am starting a family tree and I would like to hear from ancestors of Napoleon Garcia, b abt 1891 in Duval County, TX, son of David Garcia and Andrea Gutierrez. Napoleon was my dad's (Israel) oldest brother. Other siblings of Napoleon were Jose, David, Manuel, Juan, Theodoro, Lino, and Carmen. The last time I saw Uncle Napoleon was when I was a child circa 1954 and I don't remember his wife or any of his children, but I do remember that he lived in Taft, TX at the time. Any information that can be provided is greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Name: Lacey Sparks <>
Date: 2004-03-18
Earliest Known Ancestor McGloin/Timon/Bluntzer
They were from Ireland
Shirley-you can start out with this link for information on Chipita. You can also do an internet search and find a lot more.


Name: Shirley Hadlock <>
Date: 2004-03-18
I have recently heard a 'legend' concerning your County. The only name I was given was "Chepita" and was told that she was the first woman hanged in Texas in the late 1800s. Is there a story behind this and if there is, where might one go to find more information?
Thank you for your time.


Name: michelle lopez <>
Date: 2004-03-03
Earliest Known Ancestor severo and concepcion silva
They were from mathis, tx
Born about rodriguez
My grandmother said this is where both of her parents died. I'm trying to trace my ancestors. They were there after 1927. Can you provide any information or documentation about this couple?

Thank you so much!!


Name: pat scarborough <>
Date: 2004-02-19
Born about Sheets
William Macon Sheets Married Willie Christine Mansker married Sept. maybe 1925? Had infant daughter buried in or around odem, tx. Maybe 1927? Fairy Angle Sheets.

Like your web site. Just starting this hunt for family.


Name: Mary Grones <>
Date: 2004-02-17
They were from LaWanda Harless Gullett born 6-15-29 in Saltillo, TX , died June 2003 in San Patricio County
What happens to people who die with no families and no resources in that county?

Name: Elsie wilson <>
Date: 2004-02-16
Earliest Known Ancestor Justus Dunn Price
They were from 1824 in Harrison Co Tenn
Born about living with John Price (grandson)
Looking for burial site of J D Price who died in 1909 from a snake bite. Living with John Price near Sinton, they were Methodist. Also John Price's small dau Ruth is buried there.Was hoping to find Small church with records given to a larger church. Also a cemetry associated with a Methodist church. Just a shop in the dark. Thanks

Elsie Wilson


Name: ginger smith <>
Date: 2004-02-15
Earliest Known Ancestor katie shomaker/miller/weirick
They were from 1890, missouri, carter co,
Born about shomaker/yardleys.
Hi, I am looking for a obit for katie weirick,
she was Katie Shomaker born in Feb-15-1890 in missouri. she married a Mr Miller abt 1910 in missouri, we think, she left missouri after he passaway, and headed for texas, we found she had remarried again in Aransas co, texas, to merl randell Weirick in july, 3, 1954, katie weirick passway in nov, 8, 1975, in san patricio. please check and see if you and find a obit for her and send e-mail to me, thank you for your time.


Name: Marla Taylor <>
Date: 2004-02-15
Earliest Known Ancestor Daniel Robert Moore
They were from April 22, 1845 in Concord Greene County Tennessee then Cocke County Tennessee
Born about Moore, Stokely, Bryan
I am searching for the family of Daniel Robert Moore who was born in Greene County, Tennessee and later moved with mother and siblings to Cocke County, Tennessee. He was born 4-22-1845 and died 4-9-1928 in San Pat,County. He was married to Sarah Anne Askew Moore who was born 9-3-1846 and died 10-19-1939 in San Pat. County. We are putting together a Moore reunion and Family book in Cocke County, Tennessee and would like some imput and information and maybe old pictures from Daniel Roberts descendants. I have one picture of Daniel Robert. I come through the line of Daniel's brother James Madison Moore who married Sarah Stokely Moore. Please contact me at and thanks for any help
Marla Taylor


Name: Carlyn Bowen White <>
Date: 2004-02-14
Earliest Known Ancestor POLLAN, Elmira
They were from 1860
Born about BOWEN
Seeking information about the Jasper POLLAN family living in San Patricio Co on the 1870 census. Specifically interested in death and burial location of daughter Elmira, b 1860 Lavaca Co, d between 1891 and 1899.

Name: guadalupe cruz elizondo <>
Date: 2004-01-31
They were from gregory portland
Born about elizondo
i am looking for information on my great grandmother
her name was guadalupe cruz elizondo
lived in the area of gregory portland is all i can remember
any help would be appreciated. if u can lead me in some direction. thanks


Name: Kate <>
Date: 2004-01-17
Earliest Known Ancestor Norwood
They were from Ala
Born about Hales
Could someone tell me if the McNabb Memorial Cemetery has changed names?

Name: Carolyn Gray <>
Date: 2003-12-27
Earliest Known Ancestor Harvey Nathaniel Gray
They were from Oct. 19, 1889, Missouri
Born about Barker
Could yoy please check a marriage record for my grandfather (Harvey Nathaniel Gray) and grandmother (Mary Jane (Mamie) Baker)? They married about 1918 0r 1919 in San Patricio County. I know they are in the 1920 Census for San Patricio County. Thank you for your help.
Carolyn Gray


Name: Duncan Aker <>
Date: 2003-11-21
Earliest Known Ancestor William Pursley
They were from 1820 Illinois
Born about Parker, Little, Black
William Pursley left Montgomery/Washington Co. area by 1849. Found in Live Oak, but was in San Patricio prior, believe he was involved in freight hauling with Parkers. Anyone have good history about the kinds of work in San Patricio Co. around 1850 or those who hauled freight.

Name: Pat Neuman Chappell <Karsher3>
Date: 2003-11-20
Earliest Known Ancestor Annie Catherine Neuman Mussman
They were from Hondo, Texas
I was looking up info on Annie, she was a sister to my grandfather, John Edward Neuman. I followed the info to Mathis, Texas and found your web site with some good info.
Thanks, Pat


Name: Helen Ortez-Eberle <>
Date: 2003-10-29
Earliest Known Ancestor Felipe Vasquez
They were from Somewhere in Mexico & Frio County, Tx.
Born about 1850
Looking for Felipe Vasquez m. Bernardina (Last Name Unknown), both from Mexico. Immigrated to Texas around 1898. Son Sebastian Vasquez born about 1871, Mex. m. Lola (Last Name Unknown)1st wife. m. Angelita Munoz around 1909, Tx. Sebastian, Lola and Felipe#2 immigrated around 1894.
Son Felipe Vasquez (born about 1887) m. Petra Mercado 8/25/1906, Frio County, Tx.


Name: Lois Scrivner <>
Date: 2003-10-18
Earliest Known Ancestor Bryant Ben Daughtrey
They were from North Carolina
Born about 1795
He was among the first settlers in what is now Waller and Austin County

Name: Kimberly G West <>
Date: 2003-10-17
Earliest Known Ancestor Gene & Russell West
They were from Aransas Pass, TX
I was born in Aransas Pass, TX

Date: 2003-09-11
Earliest Known Ancestor ?
They were from ?
Born about ?

Name: Suzanne C. Obregon <>
Date: 2003-09-07
Earliest Known Ancestor Obregon
They were from ?
Born about ?
Good Job!

Name: Dorothy Thompson <Thompson4T>
Date: 2003-09-06
Earliest Known Ancestor John E. Carroll
They were from S. C.
Born about 1820
John E. Carroll was my great-grandfather. He ranched in San Pat County. In 1857, he married Amando Mayo from San Pat County. My grandfather, John Ellison Carroll, was born in San Pat County in 1862, ranched in west Tx, and died in 1942. His sister and brother were also born in San Pat Co. In 1976, my grandfather was inducted into the Nat'l Cowboy Hall of Fame for his rodeo skills. I have done quite a bit of research on my great-grandfather, but seem to have hit a roadblock. I have also done research on John Carroll who came with the McMullen/McGloin colony. If there is a connection between these two John Carroll's, I have not found it yet. I know this is not the place for Q&A, but could you tell me if there is any detailed info on the original colonists that came with McMullen/McGloin?? I would appreciate any info. Thanks!
Dorothy T.


Name: Opal Freeze <>
Date: 2003-09-03
Earliest Known Ancestor Farmer,Jim Joseph / Elise
They were from Ok.,ark
Born about 1890
I am trying to find info. on both Elise and Jim Farmer. They lived in Aransas Pass from about 1926 until they died there.
Opal Freeze


Name: Jesus Villarreal <>
Date: 2003-08-07
Earliest Known Ancestor Isabel Vargas
They were from Sinton
Born about 1903
I was born and raised in Sinton. I am also a Persian Gulf War Veteran that served in the Navy for four years for the periods of 06/13/1990-06/14/1994. I was searching the web for the origins of my surname and came across this site.

Name: Bobby Biggerstaff <>
Date: 2003-08-07
Earliest Known Ancestor Frank Oliver
They were from Sinton
Born about 1900
Good Site!! Keep it up!

Name: Amanda Cole (May) <>
Date: 2003-07-17
Earliest Known Ancestor Seth B. Cole
They were from Missouri
Born about 1855
Seth B. Cole is in Aransas Pass, San Patricio County, Tx since 1894. Was in 1900's census San Patricio Co. 6th Prec. with Wife - Samantha Melvina Lemons-Cole - children: Lilly Cole, James Thomas Cole, Walter D. Cole, Willard D. Cole and Ireland Leonard Cole.
Seth B. Cole obit: Died in 1934 says he was a resident of Aransas Pass, San Patricio Co, Tx for over 40 yrs. That makes him coming in abt. 1894
We have a great Descendant list of The Cole's from this area, with a picture of Seth and Samantha Melvina Cole. Would be glad to share. Thanks Amanda Cole


Date: 2003-07-15
thank you for all the helpfull information

Date: 2003-07-15
thank you for all the help information

Name: Dawn Renee Sanford(Coyle) <>
Date: 2003-06-26
Earliest Known Ancestor Charles A. Aigner
They were from Germany(Austria)
Born about before 1863
Married to Fredrick Thomason, also from Germany(Austria)

Name: Linda Everhart <>
Date: 2003-05-31
Earliest Known Ancestor Joseph Jackson Allsup
They were from Tennessee
Born about 1815
My great grandmother was Agnes Allsup Goodwin.

Name: Jose C. Cruz <>
Date: 2003-05-26
Earliest Known Ancestor Santos Lugo
They were from Taft, texas
Born about 1886
Santos Lugo moved to Taft during the Mexican Revolution He also had a brother by the same name, who actually fought against Poncho Villa. Santos Lugo was my Grandfathter.
Candido Cruz grandfather on my father's side. My father was Genovevo G. Cruz and mother Andrea Lugo Cruz


Name: Rudy vasquez <>
Date: 2003-05-20
Earliest Known Ancestor Maria Moreno Vasquez
They were from Mexico
Born about 1900
Maria was married in Mexico but divorced. She came to texas and married Louis S.Vasquez and had three sons,Epefino,Seferino and Louis jr. If anyone has any info. please contact me. thanks.

Name: Debra (Ramirez) Looney <Ddranch6465 @>
Date: 2003-04-06
Earliest Known Ancestor Maria Jose Ramirez
They were from Born San Patricio
Born about Jan, 21,11
My Dad's family were from this area. My Father already pass away in California, 11 or 10 years ago. Would like family history

Name: Frankie Sue McBride <>
Date: 2003-03-23
Earliest Known Ancestor Dr. Samuel Houston Ingram
They were from Morris County, Texas
Born about October, 1868
My father, Frank Russell Ingram and his twin sister Frankie Ruth were born in a small community somewhere in San Patricio County. I can't be for certain, but the name might have been Rosalie. Frankie Ruth lived about six weeks and was buried in the community where they lived.

Name: Robert G. Cantu <>
Date: 2003-03-15
Earliest Known Ancestor Great, great Grandfather Palacios
They were from Concepcion
Born about 1810
Good Idea

Date: 2003-03-13

Name: Charles Miller <>
Date: 2003-02-19
Earliest Known Ancestor Albert Leroy Miller
They were from Hunt County, Tx.
Born about 2/2/1876
This is my Grand dad. I have father, grandfather, brothers and sisters but exact DOB and bn where is only loosely known.


Name: Arthur A. Blissit, Jr. <>
Date: 2003-02-14
Earliest Known Ancestor Millard F. Blissit
They were from Mississippi
Born about 1857
My family lived in Nueces County, Victoria County, and San Patricio County from Circa 1910 to the present time. Millard brought his family, apparently in the company of brothers and cousins, from Tishomingo, Mississippi circa 1900 to the area around Itasca, Hill County, Texas. After that Millard traveled to Nueces County, Victoria County, and San Patricio County. Some of the Blissit clan remained in the Hill County area rather than travel with Millard and his family. Research is not complete.

Name: Casey Cluiss Flinn <>
Date: 2003-02-04
Earliest Known Ancestor William "Willie" Henry Cluiss
They were from Sinton, Texas
I would be interested in any information regarding The Cluiss Cafe. It was located on Rachal Street, across from Moore's Pharmacy. It was in operated in the mid to late 1920's. My guesses are that it opened in 1925 or 1926 and operated for a few years. My grandfather, Walker Cluiss, washed dishes there as a young child and earned the nickname, Pearl Diver or P.D.
Anyone have stories or any other information???


Name: Janie Thornton <>
Date: 2003-02-03
Earliest Known Ancestor Daniel Basaldu
They were from Corpus Christi
Born about 1901
Can you let me know about his parents names from his birth certificate?

Name: Edward Visich <>
Date: 2003-01-29
I am an adoptee looking for any information i can find about my birth parents. heres the info i have.

i was born dec 1st 1969. was adtopted right after birth. my adoptive parents lived on oak park drive, directly accross the street from bob and donna lightsey. donnas mother < dont know her name> was Dr. tinnerman's nurse. Dr. Tinnerman was the doctor that delivered me. he died of cancer some time ago i recently found out. Atty. Thomas M Andrews wes the attorney that handeled the case.

thats all i know and so far iv found nothing...ill keep looking...if anyone knows the whereabouts of Mr&mrs lightsey it would be greatly appreciated


Name: Peggy Copeland Ray <>
Date: 2003-01-25
Earliest Known Ancestor Lawrence C. Copeland
They were from Northumberland, England
Born about 1590
This is a great site, but I am having trouble reaching Mark through his listed e-mail address.

Name: jd garza <>
Date: 2003-01-06
Earliest Known Ancestor Capt. James E. Cummings
They were from Main
Born about 1810
James came into Texas 1836 single. Served in the Texas Army 1836-1837 & later served in Second or Third Texas Navy (under Capt. E.W. Moore) as a Ship Pilot at Matagorda Pass. Married in 1845 to Miss Juanita Benevides (Capt.Placido Benevides Family) Married in Victoria,TX in ST.Marys Church and settled in Goliad. Started a family (seven daughters and two sons). Dec.31st.(New Years Eve)1852, Matagorda Lighthouse is lit by Capt. James Cummings its first lighthouse keeper.It is the first lighthouse to be lit on Texas coast.
Capt. James was also the first Postmaster 1860 in Cummingsvile (named after him). Cumminmgsville was just outside of Goliad going to Beeville.

Capt. James was my GGGGrandfather (mothers side) and I am proud of him.
I have found lots of their descendants and know my linage up to him. However, I don't know his burial site. He died at age 72 (10-12-1882 as noted in Sarita's bible / daughter)

I would like to hear from anyone that may help me find Capt. James and Juanita grave site.

Respectfully yours,



Name: Helen Ortez-Eberle <>
Date: 2003-01-06
Earliest Known Ancestor Marcelino Rodriguez Galindo/Brijida Witron Vasquez
They were from San Diego,Tx./Derby, Frio, Tx
Born about 1889/1898
Looking for my birth information on my great grandparents: Evaristo Galindo (DOB: approx. 1835) and his wife Dolores ? and also Sebastian Vasquez and his wife Dolores Witron.

Name: Iginio Fitzpatrick <>
Date: 2003-01-06
Earliest Known Ancestor Emma Williams nee Southwell
They were from England
Born about 1860
Emma Southwell my great great aunt migrated to the United States from England in 1882. She married Thomas Dan James Williams in August of 1886 in Belton, Texas. Emma and Thomas homesteaded Oklahoma settling near Sayre in 1902 and selling out and moving to Sinton around 1910. Emma died in Sinton in 1940. I am hoping to learn something about the life of the Williams in Sinton. I am also hoping to find when Thomas Dan James Williams died and find where the graves for both of these people are located.

Name: Iginio Fitzpatrick <>
Date: 2003-01-06
Earliest Known Ancestor Emma Williams nee Southwell
They were from England
Born about 1860
Emma Southwell my great great aunt migrated to the United States from England in 1882. She married Thomas Dan James Williams in August of 1886 in Belton, Texas. Emma and Thomas homesteaded Oklahoma settling near Sayre in 1902 and selling out and moving to Sinton around 1910. Emma died in Sinton in 1940. I am hoping to learn something about the life of the Williams in Sinton.

Name: Erile Sue Casey <>
Date: 2003-01-06
Earliest Known Ancestor Albert O'Caseigh
They were from Ireland
Born about 1815
This is an excellent web site! If only our ancestors had access to such great technology! Wouldn't they be totally amazed? I know I am!
I am trying to help the daughter of my cousin find her sister. Here is the information we have and we are looking for a sister who was born in San Patricio County.

Her name is Mary Shirleen Nichols, born 3/22/1949 in
San Patricio to:

Billy Sunday Nichols

Betty LaJoy Bruce

If you can think of any way to trace Mary Shirleen, or Betty LaJoy Bruce, I would be forever grateful to you. Any one having any information, please feel free to write to me at the addresses below. Thank you so much, and thanks for such an excellent web site!

Erile Sue Casey


Name: raymond fox <>
Date: 2002-12-29
Earliest Known Ancestor Michael Fox
They were from Ireland
Born about 1827
Michael was married in Live Oak Co. to Mary Chamblis on Oct. 14th, 1861. He served in the First Texas Cavalry for four years under Col. Bushel's Reg.

Name: Charles R. McQuary <>
Date: 2002-12-29
Earliest Known Ancestor John McQuary
They were from Island of Ulva Scotland
Born about 1725
Hi,I grew up in Sinton and graduated from Sinton High in 1959. I left in 1960 when I join the US Army. In 1964 I moved back while I was working in Robstown.I met my future wife at my Uncle's(Ivan Joyce) house. She is a 1965 graduate of Sinton High.We now live in San Antonio. The John McQuary listed above brought my Family to America about 1747. He took part in the Battle of Culloden(1746) and was captured by the British. They shipped him to America as an indentured servent.He was lucky.The British killed the wounded Scots at Culloden. Proud member of Clan MacQuarrie.Charles McQuary

Name: Donna Van Benschoten <>
Date: 2002-12-16
Earliest Known Ancestor David & Parnesee Poole
They were from Williamson County, Texas
Born about 1858, 1854
I am looking for the descendants of David & Parnesee Poole, they moved to San Patricio County between 1900 & 1920. David was born in Arkansas and Parnesee (Necia) Jacob Kile/Kyle was born in Williamson County, Texas. Her parents were Jacob Kile/Kyle and Nancy Ann Fish Kile/Kyle. I am interested in hearing from any of their descendants.

Name: Casey Cluiss Flinn <>
Date: 2002-12-06
Earliest Known Ancestor William Henry and Gazzie Ann Walker Cluiss
They were from Waelder, Gonzales County, Texas
Born about 1867
I have quite a bit of information on the CLUISS family of Sinton. I also have quite a bit of information on other relatives that lived in San Pat County. Surnames that I am researching from San Pat County are: CLUISS, REES, McDANIEL and WHETSTONE

Great Site!! I will what I have as soon as I get a chance. Keep up the great work!


Name: Troy <>
Date: 2002-11-23
Earliest Known Ancestor John Archer
They were from Maryland
Born about 1806
I was glad to find the 1850 Census listing for "John Archa" and family. If the name isn't a typo on the page then it musta been that Maryland accent that confused the recorder. ;-)

I am researching his sons, Osceola and Thomas. They served in Terry's Texas Rangers. I will becreating a Biography Page for each of them in the Online Archives at


Name: marcia davis <pepper1dog1992@yahoo,com>
Date: 2002-11-15
Earliest Known Ancestor Carrie Green Clawson
They were from Illinois
Born about 1880's
This site is wonderful and if I can help in any way to get the records updated please contact me.

Thanks for the site.
Marcia Davis


Name: jo waller <>
Date: 2002-11-09
Earliest Known Ancestor joesph william vann
They were from collinsville tx
Born about 1865
trying to find grave of grace waller buried in texas cemetary about 1970's pos san patricio county

Name: Martha Aldridge <>
Date: 2002-11-07
Earliest Known Ancestor Frank Lee Smith
They were from Kansas
Born about 1868
Thanks,Mark for posting the letters to James Stuart Smith that I sent you. I hope they will be beneficial to someone. I would love to correspond with anyone who has any knowledge of the F.L.Smith family when they lived in Portland back in the early 1900's.

Name: dianne burnam campbell <>
Date: 2002-11-04
Earliest Known Ancestor catherine allen
They were from san patricia
Born about 77
catherine allen was my grandmother and mary allen gregorcky was my great aunt. would be nice to hear from some of the family that i dont know.

Name: dianne burnam campbell <>
Date: 2002-11-04
Earliest Known Ancestor catherine allen
They were from san patricia
Born about 77
catherine allen was my grandmother and mary allen gregorcky was my great aunt. would be nice to hear from some of the family that i dont know.

Name: Rosa Nava Krinsky <>
Date: 2002-11-04
Earliest Known Ancestor Crecencio Rodriguez
They were from Atascosa County Tx
Born about 1815
In census from 1850 thru 1980 in Atascosa County, somehow the Rodriguez family ended up in San Patricio County in at least the years from 1895 to present, but I don't know from what generation. My great grandmother (Maria de) Jesus Rodriguez(1870-1925)was the daughter of Crecencio by his 2nd wife Rosaria. Jesusa married Eugenio Nava(1860-1951) in Rockport in 1907 but started having children together in 1896 in the area(although cannot find in any records of births nor census before 1910). Eugenio had a brother Eligio Nava (1858-?) found in the 1920 census of San Patricio County but cannot find where he is buried or any relatives or for how long he lived there. If you run across these names, please earmark for me.

Name: glenda Baugh <>
Date: 2002-11-02
Earliest Known Ancestor James Leard Shannon
They were from Pocahontas,Tenn.
Born about 1859
James Leard Shannon was buried in one of the Sinton cementeries in 1929. I believe he is the uncle to my Grandmother, Mattie Angeline Shannon Woodburn, who is buried in an unmarked grave in Karnes Co.Texas. His wife was Luella Bonine.

Name: Christopher Gilbertson <>
Date: 2002-10-30
Earliest Known Ancestor Moses Chamberlain
They were from Dutchess County, New
Born about 1790
I'm Mark's second cousin, living in Orange County, CA.

Name: Joyce Webster <>
Date: 2002-10-29
Earliest Known Ancestor Leahy, Corrigan, Keating, Timon
They were from Ireland
Four families from Ireland settled in the SP area around 1829+. Someday I will make a trip back there and see the country that they lived in. Joyce

Name: Deanda Lyne <>
Date: 2002-10-29
The families that I am searching that are in Texas are LYNE (any time period and relationship) and Zigler.

Name: Wanda <>
Date: 2002-09-28
Earliest Known Ancestor Stephen Thorp
They were from Va
Born about 1790
I found Stephen Thorp living with his daughter Henrietta Thorp Newman on the 1870 census in San Patricio Co., Texas. If anyone has any information on Thorp or Newman there please e-mail me. Stephen was 80 at the time but have been unable to find any other information on him or his daughter during the time they were in San Patricio CO.

Name: Mercedes Harkey Hardy <>
Date: 2002-09-19
Earliest Known Ancestor Adam Herche(Harkey)
They were from Germany
Born about 1591
I am a 5th generation Texan from Sinton,Texas; My father was Rockey Ammons Harkey, who practiced law in Sinton from 1930-1992; My mother is Marjorie Mercedes Edgar Harkey originally from Taft,Texas. Both the Harkey and Edgar families were long time residents of San Patricio Co.and have been in Texas for many generations. I am glad to see this web site and hope to see it grow.

Name: Carolyn Craven Hammond <>
Date: 2002-09-01
Earliest Known Ancestor Felix Hart and Festus Doyle
They were from San Patricio, Papalote, and Refugio
Born about 1799 and 1803
Felix Hart and Festus Doyle were original settlers and land grant holders from the Mexican government in the 1830's. They have many descendants in the San Patricio Area.

Name: Virginia <>
Date: 2002-08-30
Just found you. I will check back. Put me on your
mailing list. Looks good.


Name: Renee Smelley <>
Date: 2002-08-30
Earliest Known Ancestor None Known
Welcome Mark, to the South Central Region of the TXGenWeb Project. I CC neighboring Live Oak County, and Live Oak's neighbor McMullen County. I am also the archivist for San Patricio County in the TXGenWeb Archives at USGenWeb. The San Patricio Site looks great and I am glad to see that somebody is finally taking a interest in this county project.

Name: Thomas B Dowlearn <>
Date: 2002-08-30
Earliest Known Ancestor Dulin, Dowlin,Dowlearn
They were from Va,Carolina,Ky, Mo, Tx
Born about 1700s
Dowlearn is the Spelling that Navarro gave our Patrick in DeWitt colony but it may have been started by Williams around 1824 in Mina- Bastrop area when Austins people were arriving. I have seen over 13 spellings as they wrote what they heard depending on their natine language.

Name: Sharlene Taylor Thomas <>
Date: 2002-08-29
Earliest Known Ancestor Mary Taylor Toomey
They were from Texas
Born about 1848
I've been researching my Taylor ancestors for a number of years. They have done an excellant job of keeping their lives secretive. The known counties of my Taylor family are San Patricio, Live Oak and Bee. My great grandfather, John Franklin "Frank" Taylor was Mary Taylor Toomey's brother.