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My documentation, research and interest is with the following families:
PENN TAYLOR THOMSON RAYBURN MORGAN HOPE NOEL
of Texas, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Virginia:
The intent of this research information is to provide accurate, historical data for and about family members and to honor and preserve the heritage and sacrifice of our ancestors. I will try to give credit to the original researcher if known, but some detail origin is not known by me and not acknowledged. In some cases, I acknowledged the person that provided the information. If I neglected to provide proper acknowledgement or mistakes are found within this file, I will be most appreciative of a notice of correction. Here are the major contributors, so far:
PENN.....Ida Lee (Penn) Scott; Nell Jean (Penn) Twohy;
Jim Cooper; Col Abram Penn Chapter,DAR;Stuart,VA.
"Mona" 1944RKB@aol.com for contribution of file of Phillip Penn; Paula Michelle (Kendall) Hawkins (GG Granddaughter of Flavius Josephus & Ella Hall Penn
TAYLOR...Jimmie Taylor Penn; Dorothy Bartlett; and ME!
THOMSON..Jim Cooper; unknown contributor on web; Tom F Penn
RAYBURN..Anne Rayburn Cunningham provided all information
for Noah Rayburn and his children. Anne also furnished many old family pictures for me to reprint and provided guidance and patience with my stumblings and mistakes. Bless you.
HOPE.....Linda Cobb-Bigham; Tom Fontaine Penn
NOEL.....Ida Lee(Penn)Scott, Nell Jean (Penn) Twohy, Mary
*There are obviously "the rest of you folks" out there that deserve much credit. I sincerely thank each of you !
Please contact me for sharing of any information ...
**Again, if anything is not accurate or if proper credit is not given...PLEASE contact me and I will address the concern.
- Dorothy Penn Thorp (33 KB)
Sister of Tom Fontaine Penn
- Collie Jewell Rayburn Taylor (24 KB)
Wife of Mack C Taylor & mother of Jimmie Jewell Taylor Penn
- Collie's tombstone (69 KB)
Picture taken by William T Penn May 1999.
- Katharine Penn Kirk (15 KB)
Sister of Tom Fontaine Penn
- Mack C Taylor (23 KB)
Husband of Collie Jewell Rayburn & father of Jimmie Jewell Taylor Penn
- Great-grandmother, Thelma & Paula, 1977 (15 KB)
Thelma Beatrice (Penn) Wood
- Mary Snow Taylor holding Jimmie J Taylor (26 KB)
2nd wife of Mas Cena Taylor; circa 1916
- Katharine Thomson; wife of W.C. Penn (33 KB)
Wife of William Clark Penn & mother of Tom Fontaine Penn
- Ella Hall Penn (provided by Paula Kendall Hawkins, (25 KB)
2nd wife of Flavius Josephus "Joseph" Penn.
- F.J. Penn; Confederate Soldier (64 KB)
Father of William Clark Penn; grandfather of Tom Fontaine Penn. Buried Waco, Tx
- William Clark Penn (30 KB)
Husband of Katharine Thomson Penn & father of Tom Fontaine Penn
- Tom F Penn, age 19 (35 KB)
Taken at Noel & Maggie Penn's in Ms?
- Elizabeth Jane Clark Taylor (59 KB)
1st wife of Mas Cena Taylor; grandmother of Jimmie Jewell Taylor Penn. Buried Barclay, Tx
- Tom Fontaine Penn; age 8 (6 KB)
Taken in 1916
- Susan & Bill Penn 1995; Austin,Tx (27 KB)
- Mas Cena Taylor (55 KB)
Barclay Cemetery, Barclay Tx
- Jimmie Jewell Taylor (8 KB)
Wife of Tom F Penn & mother of William Taylor Penn
- Valentine "Tinie" Robison Rayburn (10 KB)
Taken abt.1940; mother of Collie Jewell Rayburn
- Collie Jewell Taylor & William Taylor Penn 1945 (27 KB)
- Taylor family circa 1915 (24 KB)
Left to right: Mas Cena, Collie, Mary Snow Taylor, Mack holding Jimmie Jewell. Seated: unknown
- Collie Jewell Rayburn Taylor circa 1960 (7 KB)
- Minnie Sota Taylor Morgan & John T Morgan (23 KB)
Daughter of Mas Cena Taylor; sister of Mack C Taylor
- Collie @ MI Rayburns tombstone (9 KB)
Old Runnels Cemetery; Runnels Co, Tx
- James R Taylor (36 KB)
Brother of Mack C Taylor; namesake for Jimmie Jewell Taylor Penn
- Collie Rayburn Taylor's house (42 KB)
900-10th Street; Ballinger, Tx Photo taken May 1999 by William T Penn