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Submitter: Betty Buchanan Martin
E-mail address: bj_m622@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://
Husband: Chester Venoy Buchanan
Birthdate: 6 Oct 1881
Birthplace: Mooresburg, Hawkins Co., Tn.
Death Date: 6 Dec 1944
Death Place: Happy, Texas
Burial Date: 8 Dec 1944
Burial Place: Happy Cemetery
Father: William Allen Buchanan
Mother: Elizabeth Jane Hawkins
Other Spouse(s): Paralee Parvin
Wife: Lulu Viola Knox
Birthdate: 16 April 1892
Birthplace: Tex
Death Date: 6 Sept 1976
Father: James Burton Knox
Wife’s Notes: First school teacher in Happy.
Children: Thelma Ceona 15Apl920 m/ John Franklin McNeely. Knox 26 Jan
1922-4 Jan 1993 m/l Jo Allison. Marvelle Annice 5 Feb 1924
m/John Dorsey Marshall. Merna Jean 27 Feb. 1928-14 Sept
1992 m/James Finlay Canada. Clyde Lanier 4 April 1932-1988
Time frame in Swisher County: about 1928-1944
Time frame in Swisher County: 1928- 1976

Friday, August 31st 2001 – 03:43:29 PM


Submitter: Betty Buchanan Martin
E-mail address: bj_m622@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://
Husband: Chester Venoy Buchanan
Birthdate: 6 Oct 1881
Birthplace: Mooresburg, Hawkins Co., Tn.
Death Date: 6 Dec 1944
Death Place: Happy, Texas
Burial Date: 8 Dec 1944
Burial Place: H

Friday, August 31st 2001 – 03:29:12 PM


Submitter: Betty Buchanan Martin
E-mail address: bj_m622@Yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://
Husband: Chester Venoy Buchanan
Birthdate: 6 Oct. 1881
Birthplace: Hawkins Co., Tn
Death Date: 6 Dec 1944
Death Place: Happy, Swisher Co., Tx
Burial Date: 8 Dec 1944
Burial Place: Happy Cemetery
Father: William Allen Buchanan
Mother: Elizabeth Jane Hawkins
Other Spouse(s): m/2 Lulu Viola Knox
Husband’s Notes: farming, sheriff of Happy, self service laundry.
Lived in Randall Co. before coming to Swisher Co.
Wife: Paralee Parvin
Birthdate: 25 June 1875
Birthplace: Knoxville Co., Tn
Death Date: 31 May 1914
Death Place: Ladonia, Fannin Co., Tx
Burial Date: 1 June 1914
Father: Hugh Henry Parvin
Mother: Susan Lovin
Wife’s Notes: Hawkins Co., Tenn. Clay and Fannin Co. Tex
Children: Mary Esta Lee Buchanan b/2 Oct 1907 Texas d/26 Jan 1920
Ladonia, Fannin Co., Tx buried Odd Fellows Cem.
Henry Allen Buchanan b/22 June 1908 Henrietta, Clay Co. Tx
d/1 Feb 1972 Fort Worth Texas bur Mt. Olivet Cem. m/1 Vida
Delilah Davis m/2 Joyce Vernel Jackson
Time frame in Swisher County: about 1928-1944
Time frame in Swisher County: Did not live in Swisher Co.

Friday, August 31st 2001 – 03:25:01 PM


Submitter: Wylene Simmons Bratton
E-mail address: barwy@cs.com
Homepage URL: http://
Husband: Paul Ramsey
Birthdate: 02/08/1875
Birthplace: Texas
Death Date: 08/07/1928
Death Place: Tulia, Tx
Burial Place: Rose Hill Cemetery Section D
Father: Eli (Hal) Harrison Ramsey
Mother: Hannah Elizabeth Bouland
Husband’s Notes: He was a banker in Cottonwood, Tx before moving to Tulia
where he owned and operated a variety of businesses.
Believe he owned Ramsey Furniture and Hardware Co.
Wife: Laura Frances (Birdie)Griffin
Birthdate: 02/27/1879
Birthplace: Miss.
Death Date: 10/05/1958
Death Place: Tulia, TX
Wife’s Notes: Known as “Mumzie” to grandchildren. Real name was Laura
Frances but went by “Birdie”. She put off wedding until
Paul got a new license with “Birdie” on it.
Children: Hal, Paul Howard-b12/13/1900-d12/04/1970, Frances,
Kenneth:b1907-d1969, Charlsye, Elmer W.(Tub):b6/24/1914-
d09/30/1982
Time frame in Swisher County: unknown
Time frame in Swisher County: unknown

Wednesday, August 11th 1999 – 05:41:03 PM


Submitter: test
Husband: test
Mother: test
Children: test
Time frame in Swisher County:

Monday, July 6th 1998 – 07:35:00 PM


Submitter: Bob and Elaine McDowell
E-mail address: elainej@arn.net
Husband: Samuel Ray McDowell
Birthdate: 17 March 1885
Birthplace: Georgetown, Tennessee
Death Date: 30 July 1970
Death Place: Tulia, Texas
Burial Date: 1 August 1970
Burial Place: Rosehill Cementry, Tulia, Texas
Father: John R. McDowell
Mother: Martha Louisa Collins
Husband’s Notes: After marriage Samual and Minnie homesteaded in House, New
Mexico. Before moving they donated the corner of their
homestead to House for a cementry.
They then moved to Childress, Tx,; then Wheeler,Tx,: to
Castro County, Tx,; then on into Tulia.
He was a farmer prior to moving to town, and in
1936,and to the time he purchased a laundry in Tulia, he
had a dairy. He would deliver milk (with the help of
grandchildren)to residence in Tulia. He charge 10 per quart
and 5 cents a pint.
He donated the property to the Baptist Church the property
which it is built on,located in the McDowell addition.
Wife: Minnie Burg Knight
Birthdate: 14 September 1883
Birthplace: Baldwin, Prentiss, Mississippi
Death Date: 1 July 1949
Death Place: Plainview, Texas
Father: William Thomas Knight
Mother: Amanda Virginia Moore
Children: 1. Kennybrough Browning (KB)McDowell born 8 April 1907
House, NM married Verna Estelle Barnes 20 November 1926
Wheeler, Texas. He died 14 October 1884 Canyon, Texas
buried Happy, Tx.
2. Mildren Ramon McDowell born 23 August 1909 House, NM,
married Edd Austin Glenn 21 December 1928 Canyon, Texas.
She died 11 August 1991 Lubbock, Texas and is buried in
Muleshoe, Texas
3. Johnny Bill McDowell born 29 July 1912 Estelline, Tx and
maried (1) Ella Palmer (2) Edith Green.
4. Laura Lucille McDowell born 27, September 1914 Childress
County, Tx and died 14 June 1921 Kelton, Texas. She is
buried in Kelton Cememtry.
5. Woodrow Phillip McDowell born 1918 Wheeler County, Tx
and died 1919 Kelton, Texas. He is buried in Kelton Cemetry.
6. Tony Leo McDowell born 11 July 1920 Wheeler, Texas and
married (1) Katy Jo Crouch (2) Rubi Wilkerson.
Time frame in Swisher County: 1936 until death
Time frame in Swisher County: 1936 to death

Saturday, March 7th 1998 – 07:48:00 PM


Submitter: Bob and Elaine McDowell
E-mail address: elainej@arn.net
Husband: Samuel Ray McDowell
Birthdate: 17 March 1885
Birthplace: Georgetown, Tennessee
Death Date: 30 July 1970
Death Place: Tulia, Texas
Burial Date: 1 August 1970
Burial Place: Rosehill Cementry, Tulia, Texas
Father: John R. McDowell
Mother: Martha Louisa Collins
Time frame in Swisher County:

Saturday, March 7th 1998 – 07:23:00 PM

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