When George met Mary

Dad was born on November 8, 1899 in Calvert, Texas. He lived there until graduating from High School. There are so many stories I could tell you about my Dad. When he was a boy, about 15 in Calvert, he had an English Bull dog. Tom Townsend, his boyhood friend …

My Mother’s Kin

I am fifth generation Texan; my first forefather arrived in 1818 when Texas was known as New Spain. Mexico won her independence from Spain in 1821, and Texas won her independence from Mexico in 1836. Texas remained an independent Republic until 1845, when we decided to join the United States …