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The Bridgewater Register

Harlow Family of Virginia

Thomas L. Erwin

and Susan Jeanette Koontz

Thomas L. Erwin

Thomas L. Erwin was born in 1848 in Alabama, son of _________ and __________. John was married about 1874-1875 ___________, in __________ Co., Texas, to Susan Jeanette Koontz, who was born in June, 1854 in Texas, daughter of Andrew Brown Koontz and Martha Jane Harlow.

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In 1880, Tom and Susie were still living in Hopkins Co., Texas, but were soon to move west and resettle in Wise Co., Texas. The obtained a farm in Wise County where they raised their family.

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Susan Jeanette (Koontz) Erwin died April 8, 1937, in Precinct 7 of Wise Co., Texas. She was buried April 10, 1937, in Cumby Cemetery a few miles north of Chico, next to her husband who died in 1925.

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Thomas L. Erwin and Susan Jeanette [Koontz] Erwin had the following known children:

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      1. Mattie Erwin [1877- before 1900]

      2. Zora A. Erwin [Jan. 27, 1878-July 17, 1948] m. James Wylie Smith

      3. Child Erwin [1880/84-d.y.]

      4. Loula May Erwin [June 23, 1886-Nov. 10, 1931] m. Thomas Claud Parker

      5. Myrtle E. Erwin [Aug. 1890-]

      6. Elmer Sedamour Erwin [July 14, 1893-Feb. 10, 1975] m. Meredith Cora Lingle

Source Records:

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1870 Census, Precinct 4, Hopkins Co., Texas, p. 4 [142]

1880 Census, Precinct 4, Hopkins Co., Texas, e. d. 59, p. 25 [183A]

1900 Census, Justice Precinct 3, Wise Co., Texas, e. d. 140, sheet 9B, p. 107

1910 Census, Justice Precinct 3, Wise Co., Texas, e. d. 252, sheet 6A, p. 104

1920 Census, Justice Precinct 3, Wise Co., Texas, e. d. 151, sheet 8B, p. 105

1930 Census, Justice Precinct 3, Wise Co., Texas, e. d. 249-8, sheet 3A, p. 127

Wise Co., Texas, Cemetery Abstracts [Photograph of Headstone]

Texas Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Standard Certificate of Death [Susan Jeanette Erwin]