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|Franklin County Historical Pictures|
Late 1895/ early 1896, William Andrew Jackson HOUGH
and Sarah Elizabeth BOWERS with their granddaughter, Mollie Lee FORGY,
daughter of Vermont FORGY and Mollie Jane HOUGH. Mollie Jane died when
Mollie Lee was an infant. This is the only child of Mollie Jane HOUGH.
Three daughters (pictured below) of Joseph "Joe" Calvestus PIERCE and Lucinda
Jane "Lucy J" SMITH. They lived on farm near Winnsboro, TX. Joe and Lucy are buried
at Willard Cemetery, Wood Co., TX.
Left: Bertha E. (b Feb 1895, Franklin Co., TX), married and
divorced "Mac" Isaac Thomas PHILLIPS (her 2nd husband not yet
found, burial not yet found). She most likely lived in or around Wichita Falls, TX after leaving Franklin Co., TX. Her parents and sister Maggie also moved to the Wichita Falls area.
Center: Virgie Mae (b Apr 2, 1901, Franklin Co, TX),
married Marvin "MJ" Jackson ROWELL, widowed in 1943.
Virgie and MJ lived at Sulphur Bluff, TX; Washita Co., OK; Palm
Springs, CA; Modesto, CA. She married Harry TILLMAN in the early 1950s and lived in Prescott, AZ, for many years. Virgie is
buried at Belmont Cemetery in Fresno, CA.
Right: Maggie D. (b May 1892, Franklin Co., TX), married James
Thomas JACKSON, buried at Good Hope Cemetery, Franklin Co., TX. She lived in Wichita Falls for many years.
Left: Virgie Mae PIERCE (b Apr 2, 1901; d Oct 11, 1985; burial Belmont Cemetery,
Fresno, CA). Photo circa 1910, Franklin Co., TX, just northeast
of Winnsboro. Virgie is the daughter of Joseph "Joe" Calvestus
PIERCE and wife Lucinda Jane "Lucy J" SMITH.
Right: Bertha E. PIERCE, circa 1910.
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