Texas Family Group Sheet for the William Vannoy CRISWELL Family


Husband: William Vannoy CRISWELL
Birthdate: April 15, 1815
Birthplace: Knox Co., Kentucky
Death date: January 19, 1858
Place of death: Fayette Co., Texas
Father: John Yancy CRISWELL Sr.
Mother: Eleanor VANNOY

Marriage date: October 12, 1844
Marriage place: Blackjack Springs, Fayette Co., Texas

Wife: Mary Elizabeth [Polly] McMICKEN
Birthdate: August 24, 1829
Birthplace: Tennessee
Death date: January 23, 1899
Place of death: Fayette Co., Texas
Father: Andrew MCMICKEN
Mother: Eliza A. FAIRES

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Elizabeth [Bettie] Jane CRISWELL
Sex: f
Birthdate: May 5, 1846
Birthplace: Blackjack Springs, Fayette Co., Texas
Death date: April 6, 1919
Place of death: Blackjack Springs, Fayette Co., Texas
Marriage date: November 7, 1865
Marriage place: Oso, Fayette Co., Texas
Spouse's name: John Calvin JONES

Child No. 2: Sarah Elizabeth CRISWELL
Sex: f
Birthdate: November 12, 1847
Birthplace: Blackjack Springs, Fayette Co., Texas
Death date: March 24, 1868
Place of death: Praha, Fayette Co., Texas
Marriage date: January 8, 1867
Marriage place: Praha, Fayette Co., Texas
Spouse's name: W.H.S. LEE

Child No. 3: Mary [Mollie] Ann CRISWELL
Sex: f
Birthdate: December 1, 1850
Birthplace: Blackjack Springs, Fayette Co., Texas
Death date: April 22, 1925
Place of death: Brady, McCulloch Co., Texas
Marriage date: June 2, 1870
Marriage place: Praha, Fayette Co., Texas
Spouse's name: James [Jim] Warren LYONS

Child No. 4: John Henry CRISWELL
Sex: m
Birthdate: September 12, 1852
Birthplace: Blackjack Springs, Fayette Co., Texas
Death date: September 23, 1899
Place of death: Matador, Motley Co., Texas
Marriage date: September 2, 1875
Marriage place: Blackjack Springs, Fayette Co., Texas
Spouse's name: Lettitia Josephine [Josie] JONES

Child No. 5: James Yancy [Yank] CRISWELL
Sex:
Birthdate: 1855
Birthplace: Praha, Fayette Co., Texas
Death date: August 9, 1888
Place of death: Brady, McCulloch Co., Texas
Marriage date: February 1, 1876
Marriage place: Plum Grove, Fayette Co., Texas
Spouse's name: Ardelia [Delia] BURKE

Child No. 6: Lillie Martin CRISWELL
Sex: f
Birthdate: June 29, 1857
Birthplace: Praha, Fayette Co., Texas
Death date: November 4, 1925
Place of death: Rochelle, Texas
Marriage date: October 4, 1875
Marriage place: Praha, Fayette Co., Texas
Spouse's name: John Pamplin WADDILL
 
 
Documentation:
* Sources from CRISWELL Sketch by Sue Diggle, 1955-1966.
* Fayette County court records.

Notes:
* Wm. V. CRISWELL was a veteran of the 'Come and Take It' Battle at Gonzales, Texas; the 'Siege of Bexar'; and Battle of San Jacinto, in the war of Texas Independence from Mexico. He is buried at the Texas State Cemetery and his name is on the bronze plaque within the San Jacinto Monument.
 

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