Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


Sarah Cooney

Name: Sarah Donohue  
Residence: Brenton, Ford, Illinois  
Birthdate: 1806  
Birthplace: Ireland  
Relationship to Head: Mother-in-law  
Spouse's Name:  
Spouse's Birthplace:  
Father's Name:  
Father's Birthplace: Ireland  
Mother's Name:  
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland  
Race or Color (Expanded): White  
Ethnicity (Standardized): American  
Gender: Female  
Martial Status: Widowed  
Age (Expanded): 74 years  
Occupation: Boarding  
NARA Film Number: T9-0206  
Page: 275  
Page Character: A  
Entry Number: 624  
Film number: 1254206  
  Household Gender Age
 Michael Piper  M 36
Child  Margret Piper  F 36
 Sarah F. Piper  F 14
 James F. Piper  M 10
 Mary C. Piper  F 8
 Anna J. Piper  F 7
 Elizabeth Piper  F 5
 Margress Piper  F 3
 Ritchard Piper  M 6M
   Sarah Donohue  F 74


Lawrence Woodrow Breeden

Birth:  Apr. 28, 1914
Death:  Jun. 17, 2007

Merkel - Lawrence Breeden, 93, died Sunday, June 17, 2007 in a local nursing center. Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at Rose Hill Cemetery in Merkel with Reverend Charles Dunnam officiating, directed by Starbuck Funeral Home.

Lawrence was born April 28, 1914 in Haskell to William Archibald and Mattie Orilla Adams Breeden. He married Lois Key on March 6, 1952 in Lovington, NM. She preceded him in death in 1995. Lawrence was a member of St. James United Methodist Church in Abilene. He worked for the city of Colorado City in the Streets and Water Dept. for 15 years and for Colorado City Sand and Gravel for 10 years. He also worked for the Texas Dept. of Transportation in maintenance for 7 years. He loved his grandchildren.

Survivors include his son, Terry Breeden and wife Brenda of Abilene; 3 grandchildren, Mindy King and husband Justin of Richardson, James Breeden and wife Amanda of Anna and Sheila Kitts and husband Carey of Abilene.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Big Country, 460l Hartford St., Abilene, TX 79605.
 
 
Family links:
 Spouse:
 Lois Kay Key Breeden (1912 - 1995)*

*Point here for explanation

  
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Merkel
Taylor County
Texas, USA


Herbert P. Allmond

Birth:  Jan. 25, 1859
Arkansas, USA
Death:  Jun. 21, 1907
Mitchell County
Texas, USA


Family links:
 Spouse:
 Anna E Hogan Allmond (1866 - 1959)*

 Children:
 Lonzo Edgar Allmond (1884 - 1962)*
 Macon Houston Allmond (1887 - 1964)*
 Zannie B Allmond Key (1888 - 1979)*
 Mary Celest Allmond Costin (1891 - 1978)*

*Point here for explanation

  
Burial:
Colorado City Cemetery
Colorado City
Mitchell County
Texas, USA
Plot: LW-09-14


Anna E. Hogan

Birth:  Jun. 15, 1866
Pine Bluff
Jefferson County
Arkansas, USA
Death:  Dec. 17, 1959
Colorado City
Mitchell County
Texas, USA

Daughter of Andrew Jackson Hogan and Caroline Russell
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Friday Rites For Pioneer Of Colorado City
COLORADO CITY — Mrs. H. P. Allmond, 93, died in the Root Memorial Hospital here this morning following an illness of several days.
Mrs. Allmond was born in Pine Bluff, Ark., June 15, 1866, and was married to H. P. Allmond in 1883. He passed away in 1907. Mr. and Mrs. Allmond came to Colorado City to make their home in 1905. She was a member of the First Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be conducted at the First Methodist Church at 11 a.m. Friday, with the Rev. Clarence Collins officiating. Burial will be in the Colorado City Cemetery under the direction of Kiker and Son Funeral Home.
Survivors include two sons, Lon and M. H. Allmond, and two daughters, Mrs. Homer Key and Mrs. Jim Costin, all of Colorado City; a brother, J. E. Hogan, Palestine, Texas; a sister, whose name was not immediately made available but who resides in Benton, Ark.; 13 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
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Big Spring Daily Herald, Thursday, December 17, 1959, page 10-A


Macon Houston Allmond

Birth:  Feb. 28, 1887
Gainesville (Cooke County)
Cooke County
Texas, USA
Death:  Nov. 29, 1964
Colorado City
Mitchell County
Texas, USA

Rites Set For C-City Trucker
COLORADO CITY - Macon Allmond, 77, Colorado City trucker, was found dead in bed at his home about 1:30 p.m. Sunday by neighbors who becamealarmed when he did not appear around the house Sunday morning.
He was born Feb. 28, 1887 in Cooke County, but had lived in Colorado City since 1905.
Services were to be held at 3:30 p.m. today at the Kiker and Son chapel with the Rev. Darris Egger, pastor of the First Methodist Church, officiating. Burial was in Colorado City Cemetery under the direction of Kiker and Son Funeral Home.
Survivors include a son, Calvin Allmond, Odessa; two daughters. Mrs. Wayne Gilliam, Odessa; Mrs. Bill Sherrill, Hansboro, Miss.; two sisters, Mrs. John Costin and Mrs. Homer Key, Colorado City; and seven grandchildren.
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Big Spring Daily Herald, Monday, November 30, 1964, page 8-A


Lonzo Edgar Allmond

Birth:  Mar. 21, 1884
Gainesville (Cooke County)
Cooke County
Texas, USA
Death:  Oct. 18, 1962
Texas, USA

Son of H. P. Allmond and Annie E. Hogan
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L. E. Allmond Dies Thursday
COLORADO CITY – Lon E. Allmond, 78, long-time Colorado City resident, died in a Fort Worth hospital at 10:45 p.m. Thursday, after an illness of more than two weeks.
He was born in Gainesville, March 21, 1854 but had lived in Colorado City from 1906 until a few months ago, when he had gone to Fort Worth to live.
He married Leona Franks Aug. 29, 1907. Mrs. Allmond died in January of this year.
Mr. Allmond was a retired farmer/rancher and member of the First Christian Church. He was Republican county chairman for several years.
Funeral services were held Saturday at 2 p.m. from the Kiker and Son Chapel. Burial was in the Colorado City Cemetery.
He is survived by three sons, Ed Allmond and R. H. Allmond, of Fort Worth, and H. T. Allmond, Odessa; two daughters, Mrs. Q. C. Black, Fort Worth, Mrs. E. L. Ratliff, Dallas; a brother, M. H. Allmond, Colorado City; two sisters, Mrs. Homer Key and Mrs. John Costin, both of Colorado City; and seven grandchildren.
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Big Spring Daily Herald, Sunday, October 21, 1962, page 9-A


Cora Leona Franks

Birth:  Oct. 27, 1885
Temple
Bell County
Texas, USA
Death:  Jan. 24, 1962
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA


Daughter of L. L. Franks and Ellen Dunnam
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Mrs. Allmond Rites Set
COLORADO CITY (SO —Mrs. Lon Allmond, 76, longtime resident of Colorado City, died Wednesday night in a Fort Worth hospital after a short illness.
She was born Oct. 27, 1885 in Temple and came here with her family shortly before 1900. She married Lon E. Allmond Aug. 20 1907 in Colorado City.
She was a member of the First Christian Church.
Funeral services were to be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Kiker and Son Chapel with the Rev. Rush Barnett, pastor of the First Christian Church, officiating. Burial was to be in the Colorado City Cemetery under direction of Kiker and Son Funeral Home.
She is survived by her husband of Colorado City; three sons, Ed Allmond and Hardison Allmond of Fort Worth and Tom Allmond, Odessa: two daughters, Mrs. Q. C. Black, Fort Worth, and Mrs. Lister Ratliff, Dallas: one sister, Mrs. Viola Hale, Colorado City; and seven grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Adolph Wood, Pete Warren, Joe Bell, Curtis Latimer, Sam L. Majors Jr., Ed Majors, Warren Costin and P. H. Pace.
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Big Spring Daily Herald, Friday, January 26, 1962, page 8


Edgar F. Allmond

Birth:  Oct. 14, 1914
Colorado City
Mitchell County
Texas, USA
Death:  Dec. 8, 1997
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA

FORT WORTH - Edgar F. "Ed" Allmond, 83, a retired technician for Frontier Airline, died Monday, Dec. 8, 1997, at a local nursing home.
Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursday at Brown, Owens and Brumley Funeral Home. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Edgar F. "Ed" Allmond was born Oct. 25, 1914, in Colorado City, Mitchell County, Texas.
Survivors: Wife of 63 years, Mary Allmond of Fort Worth; and son, Perry L. Allmond of Fort Worth.
Brown, Owens & Brumley 425 S. Henderson St., 335-4557
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Fort Worth Star-Telegram (TX) - December 10, 1997


Cora Leone Allmond

Birth:  1910
Colorado City
Mitchell County
Texas, USA
Death:  Jun. 4, 1993
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA

FORT WORTH - Leone Black, a homemaker, died Friday at a Fort Worth hospital. She was 83.
Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Mount Olivet Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Black was born in Colorado City and had lived in Fort Worth since 1941. She was a member of the Humane Society.She was the widow of Q.C. Black, who died in 1982.

Survivors: Daughter, Brenda Bradley of Irving; brother, Ed Allmond of Fort Worth; and one grandson.
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Fort Worth Star-Telegram (TX) - Sunday, June 6, 1993


Erle Lister Ratliff

Birth:  Sep. 14, 1898
Glory
Lamar County
Texas, USA
Death:  Mar. 28, 1965
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA

Age 66 at death; WWI veteran

Erle was a descendant of John Gaines Biard, pioneer of Biardstown, Lamar County, thru his mother Mary Frances Kirkpatrick and grandmother Manervia E. Biard Kirkpatrick, who migrated to Lamar County from Alabama with her parents in 1848.
John Gaines Biard, 1816-1890
Manervia E. Biard Kirkpatrick, 1842-1880

His father DR Thomas Ratliff was a long-time doctor for Colorado City up until his death in 1939.

Erle married Burd Ellen Allmond of Colorado City, TX. They had two sons, Donald C. Ratliff of Arlington and Larry E. Ratliff of Duncanville.


Burd Ellen Allmond

Birth:  Nov. 10, 1916
Colorado City
Mitchell County
Texas, USA
Death:  Jun. 16, 1991
Arlington
Tarrant County
Texas, USA

Daughter of Lon and Cora Allmond
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Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Tuesday, June 18, 1991
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ARLINGTON - Burd A. Ratliff, a homemaker, died Sunday at an Arlington hospital. She was 74.
Funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. today at Hugh M. Moore & Sons Funeral Home in Arlington.
Mrs. Ratliff was born in Colorado City and lived in Fort Worth-Dallas for most of her life.
She had lived in Arlington about 25 years.
Mrs. Ratliff was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 8561 in Arlington. She was a life member of the VFW National Home.
Her husband, Erle Lister Ratliff, died in 1965.
The family suggests that memorials be made to a charity of choice.
Survivors: Two sons, Donald C. Ratliff of Arlington and Larry E. Ratliff of Duncanville; brother, Ed Allmond of Fort Worth; and sister, Cora Leone Black of Fort Worth.