Hans Anton Person

M, b. 27 April 1919, d. 26 October 1994
     Hans Anton Person was born on 27 April 1919 at Gloversville, New York. He married Virginia Dell Rice, daughter of Eugene Herman Rice and Deborah Lorette "Dora" Owen, on 2 November 1950 at Yoakum, Texas. Hans Anton Person died on 26 October 1994 at age 75.

Family

Virginia Dell Rice b. 6 Aug 1932

Gloria Louise Pridgen

F, b. 28 July 1926, d. 26 March 2006
FatherOscar Wiley Pridgen
MotherHelen Walter
     Gloria Louise Pridgen was born on 28 July 1926 at Cuero, DeWitt County. She married Edgar Davis Rice, son of Jesse James Rice and Wilhemena Minnie Schulz, on 17 December 1948 at Yoakum, Lavaca County, Texas. Gloria Louise Pridgen died on 26 March 2006 at Cuero, DeWitt County, at age 79.

Family

Edgar Davis Rice b. 22 Jan 1927, d. 3 Feb 1991

May Marie Bering

F, d. February 1994
     May Marie Bering married Montrose Madison Rice, son of Jesse James Rice and Wilhemena Minnie Schulz, on 1 March 1937 at Kitsap County, Washington. May Marie Bering died in February 1994.

Family

Montrose Madison Rice b. 29 Jun 1913, d. 26 Jun 1989

Jewell Pauline Johnson

F, d. 27 November 1999
     Jewell Pauline Johnson married Conard Barton Rice, son of Jesse James Rice and Wilhemena Minnie Schulz, on 14 September 1946 at DeWitt County, Texas. Jewell Pauline Johnson died on 27 November 1999 at Fort Worth, Texas.

Family

Conard Barton Rice b. 14 Oct 1917, d. 1 Oct 1987

David Bowen

M, b. 26 August 1876, d. 5 January 1923
FatherAbraham Bowen b. 14 Mar 1850, d. 27 Feb 1923
MotherAdeline Prudence Courtney b. 21 Jun 1839, d. 23 Jun 1909
Ray Bowen with parents, Maggie and David
     David Bowen was born on 26 August 1876 at Yoakum, Texas; [per 1880 census he was born in 1878]. The 1880 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Abraham Bowen's household; Bowen, Abraham, head, w/m/30, farmer, born Illinois, father born Texas, mother born Illinois, Adeline P., wife, w/f/40, born New York, father born New York, mother born Pennsylvania, Daniel H., son, w/m/10, born Texas, Dora Alice, daughter, w/f/5, born Texas, David, son, w/m/2, born Texas, Rice, Mary E., step-daughter, w/f/14, born Texas, father born Ohio, mother born New York. David Bowen married Hermana Magdeline "Maggie" Rice, daughter of Asa Samuel Rice and Mary Jane Bradley, on 22 November 1899 at DeWitt County, Texas; witnessed by Oren Rice and John Adams. The 1900 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household on 21 June 1900 Yoakum, DeWitt County, Texas; Bowen, David, head, w/m/Aug 1877/22, married 1 year, born Texas, father and mother born Texas; Maggie, wife, w/f/May 1877/23, no children, born Texas, father and mother born Texas; next door to William H. Rice and family with Eva A. Harmes and John M. Ruston living with the Rice's. William Layton and Ellen and family lived two doors down. David Bowen died on 5 January 1923 at Aransas Pass, San Patricio, Texas, at age 46 died of stroke. He was buried at Aransas Pass, Texas.

Family

Hermana Magdeline "Maggie" Rice b. 8 May 1876
Children

John Austin Newman

M, b. 26 December 1871, d. 15 September 1940
FatherJoseph Austin Newman b. 2 Oct 1827, d. 19 Nov 1872
MotherElizabeth Dedrick Baker b. 3 Sep 1834, d. 6 Sep 1916
     John Austin Newman was born on 26 December 1871 at DeWitt County, Texas. He married Julia Ann Terry, daughter of John Terry. John Austin Newman died on 15 September 1940 at DeWitt County, Texas, at age 68.

Family

Julia Ann Terry b. 7 Oct 1871, d. 31 Jan 1950
Child

Martha E. (Mary) Means

F
     Martha E. (Mary) Means married James Milton Newman, son of Joseph Austin Newman and Elizabeth Dedrick Baker, on 15 August 1877. The 1880 Federal Census enumerated her as head of household in 1880 DeWitt County, Texas; James M Newman, 20 and Martha E, 18.

Family

James Milton Newman b. 16 Oct 1859, d. 9 May 1938

Mary Ema Cochran

F, b. circa 1861, d. November 1880
     Mary Ema Cochran was born circa 1861. She died in November 1880. She married James Milton Newman, son of Joseph Austin Newman and Elizabeth Dedrick Baker, on 12 January 1884.

Family

James Milton Newman b. 16 Oct 1859, d. 9 May 1938

Polly Elam

F, b. 31 October 1871, d. 4 September 1956
     Polly Elam was born on 31 October 1871. She married James Milton Newman, son of Joseph Austin Newman and Elizabeth Dedrick Baker, on 3 February 1898. Polly Elam died on 4 September 1956 at age 84. She was buried at Voss Cemetery, Coleman County, Texas.

Family

James Milton Newman b. 16 Oct 1859, d. 9 May 1938
Children

Julia Ann Terry

F, b. 7 October 1871, d. 31 January 1950
FatherJohn Terry
     Julia Ann Terry was born on 7 October 1871. She married John Austin Newman, son of Joseph Austin Newman and Elizabeth Dedrick Baker. Julia Ann Terry died on 31 January 1950 at age 78.

Family

John Austin Newman b. 26 Dec 1871, d. 15 Sep 1940
Child

Amy Gertrude Cooper

F, b. 18 November 1900, d. 2 November 1982
FatherMarshall Jerone Cooper b. 23 Aug 1872, d. 1 Jul 1961
MotherMary Adeline "Addie" Rice b. 28 Mar 1876, d. 26 Jan 1945
Amy (Cooper) and Sye Elkins
     Amy Gertrude Cooper was born on 18 November 1900 at Cuero, DeWitt County, Texas. The 1910 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Marshall Jerone Cooper's household; Cooper, Marshall, head, m/w/37, married 10 years, born Texas, father and mother born Alabama, farmer, renter, Addie M., wife, f/w/34, 7 children, born Texas, father and mother born Texas, Amy G., daughter, f/w/9, born Texas, Effie, f/w/8, born Texas, Sylvester, son, m/w/6, born Texas, Earl W.m/w/4, born Texas, Lee D., son, m/w/2, born Texas, Jewell, daughter, f/w/ 0/12, born Texas, Newell, son, m/w/0/12, born Texas, Amy H, mother, f/w/74, 7 children, 5 alive, born Alabama, father and mother born North Carolina. Amy Gertrude Cooper was baptized in 1913 at DeWitt County, Texas; in the Guadalupe River with sister Effie. She married James Silas "Sie" Elkins. The 1930 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of James Silas "Sie" Elkins's household; head, renter, 27 per month, m/w/29, married, born Texas, father and mother born Texas, grocery store cashier, Amy, wife, f/w/29, born Texas, father and mother born Texas, Ervin, m/w/6, born Texas, Virgil, m/w/5, born Texas, Beryl, m/w/2, born Texas, John T. Huffman, roomer, m/w/40, Rose Huffman, f/w/36, roomer, both washers at a laundry. The 1940 Federal Census enumerated Amy Gertrude Cooper as a member of James Silas "Sie" Elkins's household; was a cashier at a retail grocer, Henke & Pilot, born TX and was buried at Hollywood Cemetery. Amy Gertrude Elkins died on 2 November 1982 at Houston at age 81.

Family

James Silas "Sie" Elkins b. 30 Mar 1901, d. 13 Jan 1986
Children

Sylvester Adelbert "Curley" Cooper

M, b. 29 November 1903, d. 12 March 1994
FatherMarshall Jerone Cooper b. 23 Aug 1872, d. 1 Jul 1961
MotherMary Adeline "Addie" Rice b. 28 Mar 1876, d. 26 Jan 1945
Sylvester Cooper
     Sylvester Adelbert "Curley" Cooper was a Mason, Baptist, farmer and rancher, a cutting horse trainer and showman. He was a member of the Texas Range Riders Drill team and the Texas Salt Grass Trail. He was born on 29 November 1903 at DeWitt County, Texas. The 1910 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Marshall Jerone Cooper's household; Cooper, Marshall, head, m/w/37, married 10 years, born Texas, father and mother born Alabama, farmer, renter, Addie M., wife, f/w/34, 7 children, born Texas, father and mother born Texas, Amy G., daughter, f/w/9, born Texas, Effie, f/w/8, born Texas, Sylvester, son, m/w/6, born Texas, Earl W.m/w/4, born Texas, Lee D., son, m/w/2, born Texas, Jewell, daughter, f/w/ 0/12, born Texas, Newell, son, m/w/0/12, born Texas, Amy H, mother, f/w/74, 7 children, 5 alive, born Alabama, father and mother born North Carolina. Sylvester Adelbert "Curley" Cooper and Lee Daniel Cooper were worked at McCurdy Dairy farm just outside of Cuero, Texas. Sylvester Adelbert "Curley" Cooper married Etta Elizabeth Odom, daughter of William Earvin Odom and Sarah David Morris, on 5 May 1923 at Wharton County. The 1940 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household on on 25 April 1940 1315 Price St, Houston; worked as a mechanic in the air conditioning manufacturing industry, wages $1300; owned home, value $1150. Larry delivered papers. Sylvester Adelbert "Curley" Cooper was a heavy welding supervisor at the Houston Shipyard between 1941 and 1944. He was a Houston Police Officer for 24 years and was the first to retire from the motorcycle division. He was in the Houston Mounted Patrol and was featured in a police movie. The retirement citation from Houston City Council reads "Officer Cooper has compiled an enviable record, never once bringing discredit upon himself, the Police Department or the City of Houston." He worked in security at the Houston Intercontinental Airport for many years after his retirement from the police department. He died on 12 March 1994 at New Caney, Montgomery County, Texas, at age 90. He was buried at Hebron Cemetery, DeWitt County.

Family

Etta Elizabeth Odom b. 5 Sep 1907, d. 1 May 1994
Children

William Earl Cooper

M, b. 8 February 1906, d. 22 December 2000
FatherMarshall Jerone Cooper b. 23 Aug 1872, d. 1 Jul 1961
MotherMary Adeline "Addie" Rice b. 28 Mar 1876, d. 26 Jan 1945
Earl and Jean Cooper
     William Earl Cooper was born on 8 February 1906 at Stratton, DeWitt County, Texas. The 1910 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Marshall Jerone Cooper's household; Cooper, Marshall, head, m/w/37, married 10 years, born Texas, father and mother born Alabama, farmer, renter, Addie M., wife, f/w/34, 7 children, born Texas, father and mother born Texas, Amy G., daughter, f/w/9, born Texas, Effie, f/w/8, born Texas, Sylvester, son, m/w/6, born Texas, Earl W.m/w/4, born Texas, Lee D., son, m/w/2, born Texas, Jewell, daughter, f/w/ 0/12, born Texas, Newell, son, m/w/0/12, born Texas, Amy H, mother, f/w/74, 7 children, 5 alive, born Alabama, father and mother born North Carolina. William Earl Cooper married Ida Belle Odom, daughter of William Earvin Odom and Sarah David Morris, on 12 February 1926 at Wharton, Wharton County. The 1930 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household Houston, Harris County, Texas; Cooper, William Earl, head, renter,$28 monthly, m/w/24, born Texas, father and mother born Texas, dairy laborer, Ida B., wife, f/w/19, married at age 17, born Texas, father and mother born Texas, William E. Jr., son, m/w/1 9/12, born Texas, Harvel, son, m/w/2/12, born Texas. The 1940 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household on on 4 April 1940 Archer Rd., Houston, Harris County; was a rivet sticker in the structrual steel industry; worked 52 hrs/wk, wages $663; owned home, value $400. William Earl Cooper and Ida Belle Cooper were divorced in 1941. William Earl Cooper married Imogene "Jean" Junek. William Earl Cooper died on 22 December 2000 at Cleveland, Liberty County, Texas, at age 94. He was buried at Brookside Cemetery, Houston, Texas. He was a retired labor foreman for City of Houston, formerly self-employed, vending business, dairy; and leadman, Houston Shipyards.

Family 1

Ida Belle Odom b. 11 Feb 1911, d. 26 Mar 1971
Children

Family 2

Imogene "Jean" Junek b. 12 Sep 1919, d. 13 Aug 1991