Texas Family Group Sheet for the Pryor Fonval HOLDER Family

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Husband: Pryor Fonval HOLDER (1,2)
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   Birthdate: 9 Dec 1859 - , , Texas, USA (3,4,5,6)
  Death date: 19 Oct 1945 - , Milam, Texas, USA (7,8)
      Buried: 21 Oct 1945 - Davilla, Milam, Texas, USA (9)
     Address: Friendship Cemetery, Milam County, Texas
      Father: William A HOLDER (Cir 1817-1872) (10,11)
      Mother: Mary BLACK (1832-1919) (12,13)
    Marriage: 22 Oct 1887                    Place: , Bexar, Texas, USA (14)
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   Wife: Sarah Jane JOBES (19)
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         AKA: Sallie BRENDEL, Sara Jane BLACK, Ellen BLACK, Anetta PARKER
   Birthdate: 1873 - , , Texas, USA (20)
  Death date: Deceased
      Buried:
      Father: JOBES (Cir 1850-    )
      Mother: Laura STEVEN (1855-1910) (21,22)
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Children
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1  M  William Albert HOLDER (23)
   Birthdate: 29 Sep 1888 - San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA (24,25,26,27,28)
  Death date: 7 Aug 1952 - Burnet, Burnet, Texas, USA (29,30)
     Address: Shepperds Hospital, Burnet County, Burnet, Texas
      Buried: 9 Aug 1952 - Davilla, Milam, Texas, USA
     Address: Friendship Cemetery, Milam County, Texas
      Spouse: Nettie SHEPHEARD (1894-1963) (31,32,33)
  Marr. Date: 13 Jun 1911 - Davilla, Milam, Texas, USA (34)
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2  F  Laura Ellen HOLDER (35)
   Birthdate: 22 Feb 1890 - Pleasanton, Atascosa, Texas, USA (36,37)
  Death date: Mar 1977 - , Maricopa, Arizona, USA (38)
      Buried:
      Spouse: Thomas J EVANS (1883-    ) (39,40,41,42)
  Marr. Date: 26 Aug 1906 - , Milam, Texas, USA (43)
      Spouse: Marion Franklin SUDDARTH (1893-1954) (44,45,46,47)
  Marr. Date: Cir 1915 (48)
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3  M  Prier Emmitt HOLDER (49)
   Birthdate: 24 Dec 1891 - , Bastrop, Texas, USA (50,51)
  Death date: 10 Jan 1996 - , Bell, Texas, USA (52,53)
      Buried: 12 Jan 1996 - Davilla, Milam, Texas, USA
     Address: Friendship Cemetery, Milam County, Texas
      Spouse: Arminta SHEPHEARD (1889-1977) (54,55)
  Marr. Date: 12 Dec 1907 - , Milam, Texas, USA (56)
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General Notes: Husband - Pryor Fonval HOLDER
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He moved to Galveston for a while then moved to Bastrop after the Great Storm of 1900, then
Davilla. [I think that's the wrong hurricane but it's the one that everyone remembers.]
     Pryor had a syrup mill and raised cane.
     Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has his name as Prier Fonvil HOLDER.
     International Genealogical Index (R)
AUTHOR: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
PUBLICATION: Copyright (c) 1980, 1997, data as of February 1997
REPOSITORY: Family History Library
ADDRESS: 35 N West Temple Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84150 USA
     REPOSITORY: Family History Library
CALL NUMBER: 1985347
ADDRESS: 35 N West Temple Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84150 USA

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General Notes: Wife - Sarah Jane JOBES
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Had a boarding house. Wm Albert stayed with her for a while.
     What was her name really?
     Mamaw says her name was Anetta Parker. Annetta said Quannah Parker was her uncle
[unfounded]. Emmitt's SS App says Ellen Black. Laura's birth record says Sarah Jane Black. Wm
Albert's death certificate, signed by Uncle Willie, says his mother's name was Sally Brendell.
Mamaw says she moved to San Antonio because she had family there. Mary Black Holder lived in San
Antonio until she died about 1919.
     This is a mystery that I would really like to solve; my grandmother never knew her.
     Something happened between her and Pryor and she moved to San Antonio and lived to be 94-95
years old. She wanted to take Emmit with her because he was only 2. Grandpa told her to take all
or none because he didn't want them separated. She left them all. Ellen was 4. William was 6.
Mom said the 1900 Storm was what made her want to move away but that was much too late. There
was a storm the summer before Prier was born but I found nothing that would have affected this
family just after he was born.
     Laura's birth record gives her mother's name as Sarah Jane Black. Prior F Holder married
Sarah Jane Jobes. Emmit's death record gives his mother's name as Sally Brendell, Sarah Jobes'
mother married Emil Brendel. I believe I'm on the right track here but Prior and Sarah married
after William was born. Did the kids have different moms and that's why Prier's mom wanted to
take only him? Is William's birth date actually a little later? Mom amd Mamaw both told me that
Grandpa never remarried, that they never divorced.
     (This may all sound a little awkward because I've made these notes over a period of 25
years but here is what I have found recently.)
     YES. When Will gave his age or date of birth, he gave 1888 or 1889, only his death record
and the cemetery have 1886 and 1887. So I think I've had this backwards all along. Sally is the
first (only?) wife. Her mother was Laura STEVEN and her aunt was Ella STEVEN, her grandmother
was Mary. Mary only had the 2 children with her on the 1880. JOBES must have died when Sarah was
very young and Laura married Emil BRENDEL, of German descent. I still don't know where Ellen
BLACK came into it; possibly just confusion. Maybe Sarah remarried or Ella married a BLACK. And
where did Anetta Parker fit in? The 1900 Census says Laura S had two children, both living.
     So, Pryor married Sarah in San Antonio (1887) where Will was born (1888) then they moved
south to Atascosa where Laura was born (1890). By the time Emmitt was born (1891), they had
moved north to Bastrop County. So, instead of dropping her off in League City (as the family
lore says), she probably left and went back to San Antonio (to Emil and her mother) during the
move to Milam County (about 1893). By the 1900 Sarah was elsewhere, her mother and stepfather
had no one else with them on the census.
 
 
Last Modified: 3 Apr 2017

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Sources
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    1. Senn, Ima Holder, Pryor Fonval Holder. I had several telephone interviews with Ima from
         2000-2002. We discussed her family and Wiley's family. She had an incredible memory and
         she had "notes" about things she was afraid she would forget. I don't know what
         happened to her notes and I wish I had recorded our conversations. She is my
         grandmother.
    2. Death Certificate, Holder, Pryor Fonvil #45332.
    3. Senn, Ima Holder, Pryor Fonval Holder.
    4. 1870 Federal Census, Texas, Atascosa, pg 31 (188B), d/f #232.  age 10, Texas.
    5. 1880 Federal Census, Texas, Atascosa, ED 3, pg 17 (298A).  age 20, Texas.
    6. Death Certificate, Holder, Pryor Fonvil #45332.  9 Dec 1859, Texas.
    7. Texas Death Index, 1964-1998 (FamilySearch.org), Holder, Pryor Fonvil.
    8. Milam Co, Texas Death Register, Holder, Pryor Fonvil.
    9. Friendship Cemetery, Milam County, Texas, Pryor Fonval Holder.
    10. Death Certificate, Holder, Pryor #45332.
    11. 1850 Federal Census, Texas, Bastrop, pg 170, f/d #184/197.  William Holder.
    12. Death Certificate, Holder, Pryor #45332.  Mary Black.
    13. Death Certificate, Holder, Mary #12189.  Father: Black.
    14. Texas Marriages, 1837-1973 (FamilySearch.org), Holder, Prior T.  to Sarah Jane Jobes, 22
         Oct 1887, Bexar County.
    15. Social Security Application, Holder, Pryor Emmitt.  Ellen Black. These are actual
         applications, not the death index.
    16. Death Certificate, Holder, William Albert #37328.  Sally Brendell.
    17. Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 (FamilySearch.org), Holder, Laura Ellen.  Sarah
         Jane Black.
    18. Senn, Ima Holder, Anetta Parker.
    19. Texas Marriages, 1837-1973 (FamilySearch.org), Holder, Prior T.  to Sarah Jane Jobes.
    20. 1880 Federal Census, Texas, Bexar, ED 2, pg 5 (40A).  age 7, Texas.
    21. 1880 Federal Census, Texas, Bexar, ED 2, pg 5 (40A).  Laura Jobes.
    22. 1900 Federal Census, Texas, Bexar, ED 85, pg 17A.  Laura Brendel.
    23. Senn, Ima Holder, William Albert Holder.
    24. Friendship Cemetery, Milam County, Texas, Wm Albert Holder.  1886.
    25. Death Certificate, Holder, William Albert #37328.  29 Sep 1887, San Antonio.
    26. 1910 Federal Census, Texas, Milam, ED 69, pg 4B.  age 21, Texas [1888-1889].
    27. U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (FamilySearch.org), Holder, William
         A.  29 Sep 1888, Buckholts, Texas.
    28. United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 (FamilySearch.org), Holder,
         Willie Albert.  29 Sep 1888.
    29. Friendship Cemetery, Milam County, Texas, William Albert Holder.  1952.
    30. Death Certificate, Holder, William Albert #37328.
    31. Senn, Ima Holder, Nettie Shepherd [I didn't think to ask her to spell it.]
    32. Birth Certificate, Holder, Jeff D #59053.  Nettie Sheapheard.
    33. Birth Certificate, Holder, Davis #45061.  Nettie Sheppard.
    34. Milam Co, Texas Marriage Book, Bk 6, Pge 912.
    35. Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 (FamilySearch.org), Holder, Laura Ellen.
    36. Senn, Ima Holder, Laura Evans.  "She was between the boys."
    37. Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 (FamilySearch.org), Holder, Laura Ellen.  22
         Feb 1890, Pleasenton, Milam County.  Pleasanton is in Atascosa County so I'm unsure
         where she was born.
    38. Social Security Death Index (FamilySearch.org), Suddarth, Ella.
    39. Senn, Ima Holder, Evans.
    40. Milam Co, Texas Marriage Book, Book 10 Page 432.  L J or T J Evans.
    41. 1910 Federal Census, Texas, Milam, ED 69, pg 11A.  Tom Evans.
    42. Birth Certificate, Evans #109407.  Thomas Evans.
    43. Milam Co, Texas Marriage Book, Book 10 Page 432.  T J Evans to Ella Holder, 26 Aug 1906.
    44. 1930 Federal Census, Arizona, Maricopa, ED 42, pg 2A.  Marion F Seddirth.
    45. Death Certificate, Suddarth, Marion Frank #4714.
    46. U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (FamilySearch.org), Suddarth,
         Marion Franklin.  22 Apr 1893, Little, Indiana.
    47. United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 (FamilySearch.org), Suddarth,
         Marion Franklin.  22 Apr 1893, Little's Pike, Indiana.
    48. 1930 Federal Census, Arizona, Maricopa, ED 42, pg 2A.
    49. Social Security Application, Holder, Pryor Emmitt.
    50. Friendship Cemetery, Milam County, Texas, Prier E Holder.  24 Dec 1891.
    51. Social Security Application, Holder, Pryor Emmitt.  age 63 date 12/24/1891 Bastrop Co,
         Texa.
    52. Friendship Cemetery, Milam County, Texas, Prier E Holder.
    53. Social Security Death Index (FamilySearch.org), Holder, Pryor Emmitt.
    54. Senn, Ima Holder, Minnie Shepherd.
    55. 1900 Federal Census, Texas, Bastrop, ED 13, pg 8A.  Arminta Shepperd.
    56. Milam Co, Texas Marriage Book, Bk 11, pg 79.

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My Notes
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If there is no SOURCE, I have no PROOF! If the source is a PERSON, the information is HEARSAY!
   I'm so excited that I finally made some headway on finding out who my great-great-grandmother
is. All it took was ignoring the presumed birth date for my great-grandfather.

 

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