Person of the Week

Elvis Plintle (“Pete”) Brown


Pete Brown, far right, was the son of Samuel Jenkins Brown, and brother of Marvin L. Brown. He married Agnes Meyer. This photo was taken in Pete’s barber shop in San Antonio, Texas. It is believed the shop was located on Broadway. Pete and Agnes Brown are buried at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.

Adrian Taylor Bertling

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Adrian’s Family Photos

Crowell Family Photo


A remarkable recently found photo!

George Crowell is seated second from right.

Annie Crowell Bertling is seated to the right of George.

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New and Updated Individual Pages

Clara Taylor Bertling

Asa Harrison Braddock

Nancy Seay Braddock

Dora Blanche Littlefield Brown

Find A Grave is a terrific genealogy resource. I’m pleased to report that I have added almost 50 graves to its database, and more than 100 photos. To support this terrific endeavor, rather than adding pictures of tombstones to familyimmortal, I am now including links to the gravesites on

I encourage you to add your own memorials to each page. You can also create your own “virtual cemetery” consisting of your beloved, so that you can check back on your loved ones often, add memorials on special dates, and read memorials left by others.

Visit these pages with newest links to their gravesites:

Sallie Adams Littlefield Malone
William J. Adams
Henry Bertling
Annie Catherine Crowell Bertling
John Cleveland Bertling
Eula Bertling Brown
Betty Braddock Brown
Samuel Jenkins Brown
Nathan Washington Brown
Samuel Jenkins Brown
Marvin Leonard Brown
Blanche Littlefield Brown
Jane Ann DeMoss Brown
George Miller Conquest Crowell
Mary Eskew Moses Crowell
James I. Foster
Cecil Holloway
Mary Lansdale Little
Rice Littlefield
Birdie Little Thomas
Rosa Kaiser Wernli
Jacob Wernli

Person of the Week: Alice Wernli Parker


Alice Wernli Parker

Kenedy Girl is Expert Telegraph Operator

Miss Alice Wernli, 20 years old, daughter of Mrs. Gottlieb Wernli has the distinction of being the only girl telegraph operator on the Southern Pacific railroad lines between San Antonio and Corpus Christi and from Kenedy to Houston on the Kenedy-Houston branch. Miss Wernli is manager of the Western Union office here and has been so for two years. She is an expert operator and frequently sends more than 100 messages in a day. (1928)

New Individual Pages

Sara Marie Holloway

Brian Z Holloway

Charles Patrick Holloway

Addie Jo “Jody” Smith Holloway

Anders Monsen

Updated Individual Pages:

Samuel Lee Brown

Brenda Brown Holloway

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Sam’s Family Photos

Charly’s Family Photos