Texas Family Group Sheet for the Frederick Doyle SENN Family

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Husband: Frederick Doyle SENN (1,2,3)
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         AKA: Fred SENN
   Birthdate: 22 Oct 1875 - Pembroke, Genesee, New York, USA (2,4,5,6)
  Death date: 16 Aug 1930 - Austin, Travis, Texas, USA (2,7)
     Address: Austin State Hospital, Travis County, Texas
      Buried: 18 Aug 1930 - Austin, Travis, Texas, USA (2)
     Address: State Hospital Cemetery, Travis County, Texas
      Father: Frederick SENN (1839-1926) (8)
      Mother: Barbara ??? (1840-Bef 1890) (9)
    Marriage: 12 Jul 1899                    Place: , Bell, Texas, USA (10)
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   Wife: Emma Beatrice WILLS (11,12,13,14)
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   Birthdate: 14 Feb 1878 - , McCulloch, Texas, USA (15,16,17,18)
  Death date: 29 Jun 1937 - Taylor, Williamson, Texas, USA (19,20)
      Buried: 30 Jun 1937 - Davilla, Milam, Texas, USA (20)
     Address: Friendship Cemetery, Milam County, Texas
      Father: George Alexander WILLS (1841-1922) (21,22,23,24)
      Mother: Sarah Elizabeth COOK (1850-1937) (25,26,27,28)
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Children
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1  M  Cecil Doyle SENN (29,30)
   Birthdate: 1901 - Davilla, Milam, Texas, USA (31,32,33)
  Death date: 24 Sep 1945 - Austin, Travis, Texas, USA (30,34)
     Address: Austin State Hospital, Travis County, Texas
      Buried: 25 Sep 1945 - Austin, Travis, Texas, USA (30)
     Address: State Hospital Cemetery, Travis County, Texas
      Spouse: Lela Mae MADDOX (1899-1978) (35,36,37)
  Marr. Date: 14 Apr 1923 - , Milam, Texas, USA (38)
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2  F  Sarah Barbee SENN (39,40)
   Birthdate: 9 Jan 1902 - , , Texas, USA (41,42)
  Death date: 19 Nov 1928 - Temple, Bell, Texas, USA (43,44)
     Address: Scott & White Hospital, Bell County, Temple, Texas
      Buried: 20 Nov 1928 - Davilla, Milam, Texas, USA (44)
     Address: Friendship Cemetery, Milam County, Texas
      Spouse: Romie Leroy MALONE (1901-1964) (45)
  Marr. Date: 30 Dec 1921 - , Milam, Texas, USA (46)
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3  F  Naomi Clara SENN (47,48)
   Birthdate: 22 Aug 1905 - , Milam, Texas, USA (49,50)
  Death date: 31 Aug 1984 - Waco, McLennan, Texas, USA (51,52)
      Buried: 4 Sep 1984 - Robinson, McLennan, Texas, USA
     Address: Robinson Cemetery, McLennan County, Texas
      Spouse: Charles Henry GLASS (1900-1980) (53,54)
  Marr. Date: 1931 - , McLennan, Texas, USA
      Spouse: James C McFERRIN (1900-    ) (55)
  Marr. Date:
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4  M  Wiley William SENN (56,57)
   Birthdate: 5 Jan 1908 - Holland, Bell, Texas, USA (58)
  Death date: 8 Feb 1983 - Humble, Harris, Texas, USA (59,60)
      Buried: 9 Feb 1983 - , Harris, Texas, USA (61)
     Address: Rosewood Cemetery, Harris County, Texas
      Spouse: Ima Jean HOLDER (1915-2003) (62)
  Marr. Date: 15 Aug 1933 - Rockdale, Milam, Texas, USA (63)
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5  M  James Jarrell SENN (64)
   Birthdate: 13 Jan 1910 - Holland, Bell, Texas, USA (65,66,67)
  Death date: 6 Jul 1952 - Austin, Travis, Texas, USA (68)
     Address: Austin State Hospital, Travis County, Texas
      Buried: 8 Jul 1952 - Austin, Travis, Texas, USA (68)
     Address: State Hospital Cemetery, Travis County, Texas
      Spouse: Virginia MATCEK (1903-1940) (69,70)
  Marr. Date: 20 May 1940 - , Milam, Texas, USA (71)
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Death Notes: Husband - Frederick Doyle SENN
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The Parkinson's disease listed in his death certificate was actually Huntington's disease. He
lived at the state hospital for about 15 years.

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General Notes: Husband - Frederick Doyle SENN
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   Checked himself into the state asylum when the Huntington's disease got bad. Buried in their
cemetery.
   Mamaw says he went to the hospital in 1911, continued to visit his family until 1913.

Milam Co, TX, Probate
SENN F. D. NCM 3-18-1911 1231

State Death Records:
Fred D. Senn died Travis Co. 8-16-30
Frederick Senn died McLennan Co. 11-3-26

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General Notes: Wife - Emma Beatrice WILLS
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Wiley told this story about his mama:
   "One of our neighbors was sick and Mama made a chicken pie for 'em. We walked to the
neighbor's house. I don't know how far it was, 'cause I was just a little fella. It seemed like
miles. When we were on our way home a big storm blowed up. Mama kept lookin' over her shoulder
sayin', 'Walk faster, Wiley.' I was walkin' as fast as I could.
   Mama was a strappin' big woman and that's the only time I ever seen her scared. The rain
started pourin' down, the wind blew me down. I hollered and Mama turned around. Her hair pins
had come undone and her hair was blowin' all over the place. Her eyes was big as plums. She
looked WILD. She reached down with one hand and yanked me up into her arms then RAN all the way
home and straight to the storm cellar."


Last Modified: 24 Sep 2017

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Sources
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    1. Senn, Ima Holder, Frederick Doyle Senn. 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, Senn, Fred #41888.
    3. 1880 Federal Census, New York, Genesee, ED 16, pg 11-12 (661C-D).  Frederic Sinn.
    4. Senn, Ima Holder, Frederick Doyle Senn.  22 Oct 1875.
    5. 1900 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, ED 20, pg 15A.  age 24, Feb 1876, New York.
    6. 1880 Federal Census, New York, Genesee, ED 16, pg 11-12 (661C-D).  age 4, New York.
    7. Texas Death Index, 1964-1998 (FamilySearch.org), Senn, Fred.
    8. Senn, Ima Holder, William Frederick Senn.
    9. 1880 Federal Census, New York, Genesee, ED 16, pg 11-12 (661C-D).  Barbara Sinn.
    10. Bell Co, Texas Marriage Book, bk M pg 493.  by John T Nicholson, MG.
    11. Senn, Ima Holder, Emma Beatrice Wills.
    12. 1880 Federal Census, Texas, McCullough, ED 108, pg 14 (522B).  E B Wills.
    13. 1900 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, ED 20, pg 15A.  Beatrice Senn.
    14. Death Certificate, Senn, James J #36052.  Emma B Wills.
    15. Senn, Ima Holder, Emma Beatrice Wills.  14 Feb 1878, Texas.
    16. 1880 Federal Census, Texas, McCullough, ED 108, pg 14 (522B).  age 2, Texas.
    17. 1900 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, ED 20, pg 15A.  age 22, Feb 1878, Texas.
    18. Death Certificate, Senn, Beatrice #34157.  14 Feb 1878, Holland, Texas.
    19. Senn, Ima Holder, Emma Beatrice Wills.  29 Jun 1937, Texas.
    20. Death Certificate, Senn, Beatrice #34157.
    21. Senn, Ima Holder, George Alexander Wills.  Ima lived with Sarah Cook Wills and Beatrice
         Wills Senn for almost four years until their deaths.
    22. 1850 Federal Census, Texas, Washington, ppg 288B-289A.  Alexander Mills.
    23. 1900 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, ED 20, pg 15A.  age 58, Oct 1841, Texas.
    24. Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 (FamilySearch.org), Wills, Sidney Albert.
         George Alexander Wills.
    25. Senn, Ima Holder, Sarah Elizabeth Cook.
    26. Estate Records, Calhoun Co, AL, Cook, Thomas K.  - - Petition of Thomas K. Cook to be
         appointed guardian of Missouri A. Jones, James F. Jones, Martha J. Jones, minor heirs
         of H.E. Jones, deceased and also Sarah Cook, minor child of James P. Cook and his first
         wife Eliza Cook, now deceased. James P. Cook is now their Guardian and is about to
         remove to the State of Texas. Nov 24, 1870 - - Petition of George A. Wills and wife
         Sarah E. Wills, formerly Cook, by their attorneys Ellis and Caldwell for final
         settlement of Guardianship of Thomas K. Cook. G.A. Wills and Miss Sarah Cook married
         June 11, 1868 by M.G. Raney in Bell County, Texas (copy of marriage record attached).
         Appointment of Ellis and Caldwell as their attorneys dated Sept 3, 1870 and states that
         Sarah E. Wills is the daughter of James P. Cook of Calhoun County, Alabama and more
         recently of Bell County, Texas, deceased. Refers to her husband as George Alexander
         Wills. Nov 24, 1870 - - Account for final settlement with Sarah E. WIlls, wife of
         George A. Wills, by Thomas K. Cook.
    27. Death Certificate, Wills, Ray Cook #48659.  Sarah Cook.
    28. Death Certificate, Senn, Beatrice #34157.  Elizabeth Cook.
    29. Senn, Ima Holder, Cecil Doyle Senn.
    30. Death Certificate, Sens, Cecil #41651.
    31. Senn, Ima Holder, Cecil Doyle Senn.  about 1900.
    32. 1930 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, ED 29, pg 7A.  age 29, Texas.
    33. Birth Certificate, Senn, McCorkle #72512.  age 25, Davilla, Texas.
    34. Texas Death Index, 1964-1998 (FamilySearch.org), Sens, Cecil.
    35. 1900 Federal Census, Texas, Milam, ED 80, pg 4A.  Lela M Maddux.
    36. Milam Co, Texas Marriage Book, bk 17 pg 266.  Cecil Senn to Lelia Mae Maddox.
    37. Death Certificate, Senn, Lela Mae #79635.
    38. Milam Co, Texas Marriage Book, bk 17 pg 266.  Cecil Senn to Lelia Mae Maddox, 14 Apr
         1923, Milam County.
    39. Senn, Ima Holder, Sarah Senn.
    40. Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997 (FamilySearch.org), Malone, Maydell.  Sarah Barbee Senn.
    41. Friendship Cemetery, Milam County, Texas, Malone, Sarah B.  Jan 1902.
    42. Death Certificate, Malone, Sarah B #46265.  9 Jan 1902, Texas.
    43. Friendship Cemetery, Milam County, Texas, Malone, Sarah B.
    44. Death Certificate, Malone, Sarah B #46265.
    45. Milam Co, Texas Marriage Book, bk 16 pg 603.  Romie L Malone.
    46. Milam Co, Texas Marriage Book, bk 16 pg 603.  Romie L Malone to Sarah Sinn, 30 Dec 1921,
         Milam County.
    47. Senn, Ima Holder, Naomi Senn.
    48. Birth Certificate, Glass, Charles Clayton #55276.  Naomi Senn.
    49. Social Security Death Index (FamilySearch.org), Glass, Naomi.  22 Aug 1905.
    50. Birth Certificate, Glass, Charles Clayton #55276.  age 24, Rockdale, Texas.
    51. Social Security Death Index (FamilySearch.org), Glass, Naomi.  Aug 1984.
    52. Texas Death Index, 1964-1998 (FamilySearch.org), Glass, Naomi.
    53. Senn, Ima Holder, Charles Henry Glass.
    54. Birth Certificate, Glass, Charles Clayton #55276.  Charles Henry Glass.
    55. 1940 Federal Census, Texas, Harris, ED 258-105, pg 5B.  James C McFerrin.
    56. Holzworth, Wanda Senn, Wiley William Senn. Personal interviews, Wanda is my mother.
    57. Senn, Ima Holder, Wiley William Senn.
    58. Social Security Death Index (FamilySearch.org), Senn, Wiley.  5 Jan 1908.
    59. Social Security Death Index (FamilySearch.org), Senn, Wiley.  Feb 1983, last residence,
         Harris County.
    60. Texas Death Index, 1964-1998 (FamilySearch.org), Senn, Wiley William Sr.
    61. Heffernan, Gina Armstrong (me), Wiley Senn. These are items that ocurred during my adult
         life that I had the presence of mind to record.
    62. Senn, Ima Holder, Ima Jean Holder.
    63. Senn, Ima Holder, "The day after your birthday."
    64. Senn, Ima Holder, James Jarrell "JJ" Senn.
    65. Senn, Ima Holder, James Jarrell Senn.  abt 1910.
    66. 1910 Federal Census, Texas, Williamson, ED 131, pg 448.  age 4 mos, Texas.
    67. Death Certificate, Senn, James J #36052.  13 Jan 1910, Holland, Texas.
    68. Death Certificate, Senn, James J #36052.
    69. Texas State Birth Index, Senn, Ed.  Virginia Matcek.
    70. Death Certificate, Senn, Virginia #56898.
    71. Milam Co, Texas Marriage Book, bk 22 pg 552.  James J Senn to Virginia Stewart Crain.

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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!

Fred inherited Huntington's Disease from his mother. The disease causes uncontrollable movements
of the body and sometimes uncontrolled emotional outbursts and urges.

 

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