Posted By:Jan
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Subject:Re: Casper Frenel Goodrich/ Lavelle
Post Date:July 15, 2010 at 09:19:37
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/tx/sansaba/messages/553.html
Forum:San Saba County, TX Genealogy Forum
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If it may help you:
in the 1880 census, Isabella and her three children live with her father, and she shows herself to be married; Casper Goodrich and N.M.James live elsewhere,both claiming to be divorced, but not shown as married.

If it is the same folks-1900 census,Mason Co.,TX
L.H.Lavelle,born Dec.1849-TN,and wife Lavinnia,born Feb.1861-TX;married 23yrs;she has had 8 children, and 7 survive. (her first name varies on records-Nancy,Matilda,Lavinnia-it happens)
son Nolan,born Nov.1880-TX;daughter Vera,born June 1883-TX;daughter Beatrice,born Oct.1885-Mexico;son-Reckless (later known as "Rex"),born Apr.1887-Mexico;daughter-Elma-born Sept.1889-Mexico;daughter Ethel,born Oct.1892-Mexico;son Ennis,born Nov.1895-TX.

You might want to go here:
http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=allCollections&r=0
and wander about in the TX records; in the "Texas deaths 1890-1976" you will find at least,the death record/certificate for L.H.Lavelle-March 30,1934-Nancy Matilda Lavelle-Dec.29,1941-and several of his children. Name of mother varies from "Williams" to "McWilliams". Using the "advanced search" function to search by names of parents, you may for more records that apply.