my great aunt rhoda gass married james wilkerson, need info on them
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claudette wilkerson smith
Hello earleene, This is an international website, you need to tell us what country and an approximate date.
grapevine texas abt1900
I am researching the gass family and related families.from john gass from ireland to pensylvania abt 1700 to milton gass in georgia abt 1840to his son josiah alvin gass father of rhoda gass wilkerson,i have info on most of the gass line need info on texas line
The only Rhoda Gass I can find is this one;
Rhoda Ann Gass b: 2 October 1873 at Rising Fawn, Dade, Georgia and died 6 March 1951 at Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas. The daughter of Josiah GASS 1843-1912 and Sarah Catherine TINKER 1849-1942. This Rhoda married James Jackson WILKINSON he had been born in Trenton, Dade, Georgia on the 23 Feb. 1875 and died at Ft. Worth, Tarrant County,Texas on 27 January 1949. He and Rhoda were married in Trenton, Dade, Georgia on 18 June 1892 and had the following children:-
Mary Etta Wilkinson 1894 1895
Joseph R Wilkinson 1896
Walter Fane Wilkinson 1898 1901
Hurmon Clayton Wilkinson 1900 1975
Charles Vernon Wilkinson 1903 1905
Claude Wilkinson 1905
Bessie Wilkinson 1906
James Earl Wilkinson 1908
William Claude Wilkinson 1910
Howard Paul Wilkinson 1913 1992
The above Rhoda and James are buried at the White Chapel Cemetery
Tarrant Co., Texas.
If this is the correct Rhoda let me know and I will give you photos etc.
Sorry I posted before I saw your last post.
There was Andreas GASS from Germany too he arrived about 1852 I think his wife was BERN he was a stonemason from Nassau and they settled in Comal Texas.
rhoda and james wilkerson are the people i am looking for thank you earleene,i would love to see pictures
Private message me with your email address and I will forward pictures.. Jan
SOURCE for the story below is: Wilkinson Family geneology - prepared by Joseph Russell Wilkinson, Sr.
As remembered by James Russell Wilkinson, Sr. James Jackson Wilkinson and Rhoda Ann Gass married at Trenton, Dade Co., GA on the 18 June 1893 in the presence of Josiah Gass and family by a justice of the peace.He moved his family to Texas, arriving in a whistle stop on the Cotton Belt Railroad to a place called Bransford, Texas but is now Colleyville, Texas on the 28 April 1899. The best I can remember it had an Odd Fellow Hall, a blacksmith shop, run by my uncle John Wilkinson, a small grocery store and 4 or 5 houses, 3 of them in a row where Andy Phelps built his home. They had one room downstairs and one room upstairs what they called a box house. That is it didnt have a frame to it and we set up housekeeping in one of them and my father to work on the steam shovel and when it left we moved to Uncle Car Austins place north of Grapevine Texas on Denton Creek where Clayton was born and Fane died. A short time after Fain died we moved across the road east of Whites Chapel on the Grapevine and Keller road. We moved from there to a place across the road from the Southlake School. I believe they called it and my father was called to work on the Steam shove that had moved to Camden, Ark. So my mother and brothers and I moved in with my fathers sister Mary Craig that lived on the road from Lonesome Dove and crosses Hwy 114 just west of her house. And from there we moved to Diamond Hill and my father went to work helping build the Armour Meat plant and when they started killing animals he left them and went to build Swift and Cos plant and when they started killing he transferred to the pork cutting department where he retired just a few years before he passed away. After he transferred to the Pork Cutting Department, we moved to 2523 Market Ave, Rosen Heights, which later became part of Ft. Worth so I could start school. That was the first part of 1903.He and mother joined the Rosen Heights Baptist Church in June 1910. Brother Masters was preaching. He left and went to church in Oklahoma and Brother Henderson was called to the Rosen Heights Baptist Church. James Wilkinson was ordained a deacon in 1911.
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