Big changes have come to — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
Learn more


Updated June 3, 2008

Barbara Nell COPE
11851 High Dale Dr.
103 A
Dallas, TX 75234
United States

Edit Your Page

The Van Dorns are from the Netherlands. After arriving in the United States they settled in New Jersey where some descendants live today.

The Heathcocks are originally from Scotland. When they came to the United States they settled in North Carolina. Eventually they migrated to Alabama.They stayed awhile in Louisiana and several years later moved on to Texas. Some of the Heathcocks settled in San Patricio Co. while others moved on to Wilson Co. in Stockdale Texas.

The Goodbreads arrived in Texas December 1834. Phillip Goodbread, his third wife Polly and their children settled in Wilson Co.

Other families being researched are NANCE,DEAGEN,COPE,CALIHAM,PITTMAN AND OTHERS
Any information will be appreciated and I will share what I have.

My Family History


Family Photos

  • Itaska and sister Daisie (8 KB)
    Itaska Carr Butler and Daisie Carr Cushing, daughters of James Carr and Lammie Belle Van Dorn Carr at Brackenridge Park S.A.
  • James Carr Family (26 KB)
    Lammie Belle Van Dorn Carr, Orville age 10, Orin Butler, Daisie Carr Cushing, husband Dr. Daniel Cushing and James Carr
  • Leondius and Amelia Nance (36 KB)
    Leondius Miller Nance and Amelia Atwood Nance. The Wedding Picture, 1898 in Kentucky, with attendants.
  • Walter Douglas Van Dorn (8 KB)
    Walter Douglas Van Dorn was in WW I . He was gassed when he was in France.
  • Marvin and Maude Nance (20 KB)
    Rev. Marvin Carl Nance organized the Elmwood Baptist Church in Oak Cliff in Dallas Texas about 1936 and retired in 1965 as the churches only pastor up to that time.Maude Van Dorn Nance by his side.
  • Orin Butler and wife Itaska ,sister in law George (26 KB)
    This could have been made in several places like San Antonio where George lived or Laredo where the Butlers lived or Cotulla, the old home place.
  • Walter Pittman, Buster, Mattie Van Dorn (12 KB)
    Buster with his parents, Walter and Mattie Van dorn Pittman when he was about 3 yrs. old
  • Van Dorn Family 1897 (40 KB)
    The Van Dorns, Douglas and Lou Acie Heathcock, Walter Douglas next to father, Percy, Mattie next to Earl in back, Mae, Ollie in Big Mama's lap and Rena in front

Family Tree Maker Reports and Trees

Created with Family Tree Maker

The content shown on this page has been submitted by a customer, and is not subject to verification by Neither nor its affiliates are responsible for the accuracy of any information contained on this page. The opinions expressed on this page are the author's alone and not the opinions of

Home | Help | About Us | Site Index | Terms of Service | PRIVACY
© 2009