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Re: Robert Hunt and Estella Colston
Posted by: Judy Artley (ID *****5905) Date: February 16, 2013 at 21:39:58
In Reply to: Robert Hunt and Estella Colston by Thomas Spivey of 455


1920 Nacogdoches Co., TX
Robert Hunt, b. TX, 30, general farmer
Evy E., wife, b. AL, 24
John H., b. TX, 8
Lucile, b. TX 3 y, 2 m
Cora, b. TX, 1y, 11m
Alena, dau, b. TX, 4m

Estella/Evy died after the 1920 Census and before 25 Dec 1924. I couldn't find her death info in Ancestry or FamilySearch. You can order a copy of her death certificate from the Nacogdoches County Clerk.

25 Dec 1924 Marriage to Ellen "Ellie" Brown, Panola Co., TX.
Source: Tolbert Family Tree,

Most larger public libraries provide free access to Ancestry if you have a local library card.

I couldn't find proof of this marriage either. The Panola County Clerk will have a copy.

1930 Precinct 2, panola, TX
Robert Hunt, b. TX, 38, general farmer
Ellen, wife, b. TX, 23
John H., b. TX, 17, farm laborer
Lucille, b. TX, 13
Cora, b. TX, 11
Elbert, b. TX, 6
Elvin, b. TX, 4 8/12ths

Robert died after the 1930 and before the 1940 Census. I didn't find his death info either. The panola county clerk will have his death certificate.

1940 Panola Co., TX
John H. Hunt, b. TX, 27, education=7th grade, farm laborer
Leola, wife, b. TX, 25, educ-high school 1 yr, laundress own home
John H. Jr., b. TX, 2
Ocar L., b. TX, 6/12ths
Mexander, Masgia L, brolaw, b. TX, 21, educ=high school 3 yrs, farm laborer

1940 Panola Co., TX
Jerry Brown, b. Tx, 34, educa=4th grade, farmer
Lucille Brown, wife, b. TX, 23, educ=5th grade
Clovis R. Brown, son, b. TX, 9
Alma Hunt, sislaw, b. TX, 19, edeuc=high school 1 yr, farm laborer
Christine Hunt, neice, b. TX, 10/12ths
Elbert Hunt, nephew, b. TX, 16, farm laborer

1940 Panola Co., TX
Henry Mitchell, b. TX, 44, educ=4th grade, farmer
Ellie Mitchell, wife, b. TX, 33, educ=5th grade
Odell Mitchell, son, b. TX, 20, stone mason CCC
George L. Mitchell, dau, b. TX, 18, educ=high school 2 yrs, farm laborer
Elvin Hunt, stepson, b. TX, 16, farm laborer
Willie Wilson, cousin, b. TX, 6
Elbert Brown, falaw, b. AL, 65, widower, educ=3rd grade, farm laborer

I couldn't find Ellen/Ellie's marriage to henry either. The Panola County Clerk should have a copy. Successful Searching!

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