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Re: Upshur potters - Thomas Cranfill, TB Odom, Walter Colquitt Holelman
Posted by: Judy Artley (ID *****5905) Date: August 20, 2013 at 09:21:51
In Reply to: Upshur potters - Thomas Cranfill, TB Odom, Walter Colquitt Holelman by Leslie Bucher of 685

Hi,

Thomas Cranfill was quite a fellow with many occupations.

1850 Calloway Co., Kentucky
T Cranfield, b. NC, 29, teacher
S. P., wife, b. NC, 16

1860 Upshur Co. TX
Thomas Cranfill, b. NC, 39, druggist
Susan, wife, b. NC, 25
Francis, b. TX, 6
Albert, b. TX, 4
Luther, b. TX, 1
William Pernell, 56

1870 Upshur Co., TX
Thomas Cranfill, b. NC, 47, potter
Susan, b. NC, 36
Albert, b. TX, 14
Luther, b. TX, 11
Alice, b. TX, 7
Eugenia, b. TX, 4
Thomas, b. TX, 7/12ths

Susan J. Canter Cranfill
Born: Oct 6, 1833, NC
Died: 1877, Upshur Co., TX
Buried: Old Crow Cemetery, Upshur Co., TX
Source: www.findagrave.com

You can contact the Upshur County Historical Society, http://upshurcountyhistoricalsociety.com/documentrepository.html and ask if they have a copy of her obituary.

Thomas Cranfill
Married: 4 March 1877, Upshur Co., TX
Mrs. Lucenda Coslet
Source: Texas Marriage Collection 1814-1909

Either the marriage didn't work out or Lucenda died.

1880 Upshur Co., TX
thomas Cranfill, b. AL, 59, pottery & farmer
Elissa A., b. TX, 16
Flora E., b. tX, 13
Thomas E., b. TX, 10

A. G., Martha & Thomas Cranfill were their neighbors.

Thomas Cranfill
Born: 1821, Rowan Co., NC
Died: 1889, Upshur Co., TX
Buried: Old Crow Cemetery
Source: www.findagrave.com which also has some other family info

I didn't find a Thomas Odom in Upshur Co.

W. C. Holman
Married: 8 Feb 1883, Upshur Co., TX
C. A. Cranfill
Source: Texas Marriage Collection 1814-1909

Walter C. Holeman
Appointed: 25 Sept 1889, Postmaster, Calloway, Upshur, TX
Source: U. S. Appointments of U. S. Postmasters 1832-1971

Walter C. Holeman
Appointed: 24 March 1894, Pastmaster, Ara, Chickasaw nation [Oklahoma]
Source: same as above
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