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1B.3. Andrew Dudley McCollum, son of Andrew H McCollum, was born 23 Jan 1834 of Franklin Co., TN. (5
to 10-1840; 26-1860; 35-1870; 47-1880; 1/1834-1900) He has not been found in the 1850 census,
however, he is living with his sister, Louisa Jane McCollum Karnes, in the 1860
census. In the 1900 Justice Precinct 7, Mason, TX census, he is living very near his
brother, John Lafayette McCollum.
Andrew married Sarah Melinda Foster "Lenna" 9 May 1867 Harris Co, TX.
Sarah was born 4 Dec 1841 TN is the daughter of Wilson C. Foster. They are in the 1870 Fayette Co, TX
In Fayette Co, TX deed records
(Vol. Y, p.686):
10 Nov 1871 -
Wilson C. Foster of City & County of St. Louis, MO, gives 2 acres land at Winchester,
Texas to his dgt. Sarah M. McCollum.
Sarah died 3 Aug 1895 Mason, TX. Andrew died 10 Aug 1906 & is
buried in Long Mountain Cem., Mason Co, TX.
Nannie Belle McCollum born 10 Feb 1868 Fayette, TX. (2-1870;
12-1880; 2/1868-1900; 42-1910; 52-1920) Nannie
married Job Taylor Shurley 23 Nov 1886 in Mason, Mason Co,
TX. Job was born 16 Aug 1859 in Salem, Lee Co, AL. (Barbara Madrid, 2004) The following is from Jay T. Shurley, eldest grandson of Job T. and Nannie Belle
Nannie Belle was a quiet, dignified and deeply religious lady devoted to
her boys, and who found it difficult, at times, to cope with her tough,
wiry, driving and half wild cowboy husband. Their sons all continued to
live in Sutton County and engaged in ranching for many years.
In her "secret will", she left her part of the extensive Sutton County
Ranch property and stock herds to be equally divided to her four
surviving sons, much to Job's displeasure.
Nannie died of Pulmonary
Tuberculosis 23 Nov 1923 of Sutton Co, TX. (Barbara Madrid, 2004)
After Nannie died Job married Velma Lacy. Velma born about 1893 AL and died 3 Aug 1964 Tom
Green, TX. Velma and Job had a sons: Eugene Shurley born
1926 of Tom Green Co., TX and Jerry Neill Shurley born 3 Aug 1930
Tom Green Co., TX.
Nannie and Job:
1B.3.1.1. Ira Lawrence Shurley born 28 Sep 1887 Mason Co, TX.
(9/1887-1900; 22-1910; 32-1920; 42-1930) Ira married Jewell
L. Choate born about 1880 TX. Ira died 14 or 15 Feb 1972 San Saba Co, TX.
1B.22.214.171.124. Jay Talmadge Shurley born 20 Dec 1917 Schleicher Co, TX.
Jay's obituary was published
in the 29 Feb 2004 The Daily Oklahoman:
Talmadge Shurley, 86, died on February 24, 2004 at home in Oklahoma
City. Dr. Shurley was born in Schleicher County, TX, on December 20, 1917 to Ira
L. and Jewell Choate Shurley. He attended public schools in Sonora and San Angelo
TX, receiving his degrees at San Angelo College, University of Texas, and UT
Medical Branch in Galveston. As a captain in the Army Medical Corps between 1952
and 1954, Dr. Shurley served as instructor in Military Neuropsychiatry at Medical
Field Service School, Ft. Sam Houston, TX. Dr. Shurley came to Oklahoma from the
National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD in 1957. He was founder and Director
of the Behavioral Sciences Laboratory at the VA Medical Center in Oklahoma City
and Senior Medical Investigator for the VA for 14 years. He taught psychiatry for
many years, retiring as Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Publishing over 100
scientific articles and texts, Dr. Shurley enjoyed a varied and remarkable career,
with local, national, and international recognition as a clinician and research
scientist in behavioral science. Areas of expertise included: early use of insulin
therapy for treatment of schizophrenia; sensory isolation and deprivation; and
sleep disorders. He was a physician, psychotherapist, professor, and Antarctic
research pioneer, and was awarded the Antarctic Service Medal in 1970. Shurley
Ridge, Pensacola Mountains, Antarctica is named in his honor. Survivors include
his four sons and their wives, Dr. Tom and Nancy Shurley, of Altus, OK, Guy
Shurley of Denver, CO and Mary Shurley of Grand Junction, CO, Phil and Beverly
Shurley of Tulsa, OK and John A. and Jessica Shurley of Charlotte, NC. Also
surviving are granddaughters Jennifer Shurley Campbell and husband Stuart of
Norman, OK, Ashley Shurley of Norman, OK, and grandson, Brian Shurley of Denver,
CO. Dr. Shurley is preceded in death by his first born son, John Laurence Shurley
and his sister, Guyon Shurley Martin. Jay T. will be sorely missed as the family
patriarch, genealogist and historian. He will be buried in Sonora, TX, next to his
father. Memorial services will be held on March 8, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. at Hahn Cook
Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Contact Crisis
Helpline, P.O. Box 12832, Oklahoma City, OK 73157.
1B.126.96.36.199. Guyon Shurley born about 1920 of Sutton Co, TX.
1B.3.1.2. Erick C. Shurley born Jul 1889 Mason, TX. (7/1889-1900) Erick
died before 1910 of Sutton Co., TX.
1B.3.1.3. Edgar Derry Shurley born 10 Nov 1891 Mason, Mason, TX.
(11/1891-1900; 18-1910) Edgar married 1st) Alma Ray
Riffe. Edgar married 2nd) Ruth Loretta Tipton.
Child of Alma:
1B.3.1.3A.1. Billy Riffe Shurley born 15 Aug 1926 Tom Green Co, TX.
Billy married Jane Bryant.
Child of Ruth:
1B.3.1.3B.1. Derry Kay Shurley born 15 Mar
1945 Bexar Co, TX.
1B.3.1.4. Merton Gibbons Shurley born 17 Apr 1894 Mason Co., TX.
(4/1894-1900; 16-1910) He served in World War I as a private at Camp Travis, Texas
in the Motor Transport Corps. Detachment. Merton died 12 Apr 1973 Christoval, Tom
Green Co, TX.
1B.3.1.5. Collier Foster Shurleyborn 23 Mar
1900 Edwards Co., TX. (3/1900-1900; 10-1910; 19-1920) Collier married Mary L. Riffe. Collier died 9 Apr 1977 Tom Green Co, TX.
1B.188.8.131.52. David D.
Shurley born 3 Dec 1929 Schleicher Co.,
Ida McCollum born 23 Oct 1869 Fayette, TX. (9/12-1870; 11-1880;
10/1869-1900; 50-1920; 60-1930) Ida married W. F. Gibbons
13 Oct 1889 Mason, Mason, TX. W F was a clergyman in Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., CA.
In 1930 Ida was a widow living in Pasadena, CA. Ida died 3 Apr 1948 Los Angeles Co., CA.
1B.3.3. Lennie L. McCollum born Jul 1872 Fayette, TX.
(9-1880; 7/1872-1900; 38-1910; 48-1920) She married John Barney Westbrook
about 1891. (Barbara Madrid, 2004) John was born Feb 1868 MS. They
are in the 1920 Brady, McCulloch, TX census. Lennie died 3 Feb 1925 Dallas Co.,
John married 2nd) Hazel L. about 1925. Hazel was born
about 1899 Texas. They had a son, David Westbrook, born 1927 of West Riverside,
1B.3.3.1. Verdie P. Westbrook born Jan 1892 of Hunt, TX.
1B.3.3.2. Finos H. Westbrook born Feb 1894 of Hunt, TX
1B.3.3.3. Jennie K. Westbrook born Aug 1896 of Hunt, TX
1B.3.3.4. Johnnie Jewel Westbrook born Jan 1898 of Hunt, TX
1B.3.3.5. Dudley S. Westbrook born abt 1903 of Hunt, TX.
1B.3.4. Robert Clinton McCollum born 8 Apr 1875 Fayette, TX.
(5-1880; 34-1910; 55-1930) Robert married 1st) Dena Hahn about
1899. Dena, the daughter of Lena Hahn, was born about 1874 of Mason Co, TX.
In 1930 Robert was a rancher in Brewster Co., TX living alone.
1B.3.4A.1. Frank Lee McCollum born 21 Mar 1900 Kimble
Co, TX. Frank married Arleen Phillips born 22 Aug 1909
& died 29 Dec 1995 Pecos Co., TX. Frank died 10 Jun 1985 Alpine, Brewster, TX.
1B.3.4A.1.1. William Lee McCollum born 13 Jan 1945 Bexar Co., TX.
William married Juda
Lee Heidel born 29 May 1947.
Janet Lee McCollum born 16 Nov
1966 El Paso, TX.
1B.3.4A.2. Irma McCollum born about 1902 Kimble Co, TX. Irma may have
married Ephraim Iowa Cummins born 1 Jan 1900.
1B.3.4A.2.1. Eph I. Cummins 12 Jul 1928 Sterling Co., TX
1B.3.4A.2.2. Bobby Jack Cummins 13 May 1934 McCulloch Co, TX
1B.3.4A.3. Clayton McCollum born about 1908 Kimble Co, TX. (2-1910)
1B.3.4A.4. Edwin Gibbons McCollum born 8 Dec 1909 Kimble Co, TX.
Edwin married Natha Mildred Smith, the daughter of Andrew
Thomas Smith who was born 27 Aug 1883 McCulloch Co., TX & died 25 May 1972
Schleicher Co., TX.
The Odessa American (Odessa, Texas) 13 Jun 1968
City traffic accidents: Second and Dixie - Mildred Smith McCollum, 48, 321 Wabash, and Bennie Jeff Yorbro, 26, 1900 East Seventh. Damage, $30.
Mildred was born 27 Sep 1919
& died Dec 1990 Odessa, Ector, TX. Edwin died 24 Apr 1995 Alpine, Brewster, TX.
1B.3.4A.4.1. Merinell McCollum born 14 Feb 1938 Brewster, TX. Last
known address was 10810 Sagetrail Dr, Houston, TX.
1B.3.4A.5. Lola Bess McCollum born 23 Sep 1912 London, Kimble Co, TX.
Lola married Laurence B. Kidwell 9 Feb 1939 Alpine, Brewster, TX.
Laurence was born 26 Jun 1906 Garner, Parker, TX & died 16 Jan 1999 Abilene, Taylor, TX.
Lola died 3 Jan 2000 of Abilene, Taylor, TX.
1B.3.4A.5.1. Laurence Dudley Kidwell born 23 Mar 1941 Pecos Co, TX
1B.3.4A.5.2. Ronald Clayton Kidwell born 25 Oct 1943 Presidio Co, TX.
1B.3.4A.5.3. Dena Lou Kidwell born 12 Oct 1945 Brewster Co, TX.
1B.3.5. Mabel Lee McCollum born 5 Dec 1876 Fayette,
TX. (3-1880; 12/1876-1900; 43-1920; 53-1930) She married Emmett Frank Atkinson
"Frank" about 1900 of Mason Co, TX. Emmett was born 10 Jun 1876.
They adopted a daughter, Olga, born about
1925 TX. In 1930 they had a ranch near San Angelo, Tom Green Co, TX.
1B.3.6. James Wilson Andrew McCollum
born 1 Dec 1878
Fayette, TX. (7-1880; 37-1910; 35-1920) Wilson married Jennie about 1898.
Jennie was born abt. 1877 TX.
1B.3.6.1. Lillian Inez McCollum born 26 Nov 1899 Streeter, Mason, TX.
She married Ervin Leroy Cagle 9 Dec 1923. Ervin born 22 May 1889
Ashville, NC & died 1 Feb 1976 Howard Co, TX. 6 Sep 1982 died 6 Sep 1982 Lancaster, Dallas, TX.
1B.184.108.40.206. Ettawah Lillian Cagle born 4 Feb 1925
& married Deloia Lee Morris.
1B.3.6.2. Leona Bell McCollum born 2 Oct 1903 Streeter, Mason, TX
& died Jan 1978 San Angelo, Tom Green, TX.
1B.3.6.3. Ruby Iona McCollum
born abt 1903 Streeter, Mason, TX.
1B.3.6.4. James Andrew McCollum
born abt 1905 Streeter, Mason, TX. James married Marie Rhodes
24 Dec 1941. James died 16 Feb 1969 of Ranger, Eastland, TX.
Marie's obituary was published in The San Angelo Standard-Times:
SAN ANGELO Marie Rhodes McCollum, 95, of San Angelo died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005, in Arlington, Texas. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at St. Paul Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Craig Meyers officiating. Burial will follow in Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens. Mrs. McCollum was born Aug. 29, 1929, in Breckenridge, Texas, to Dr. B.F. Rhodes and Florence T. Swindell Rhodes. She taught school for 34 years and held office in the San Angelo Retired Teachers Association and was district president for NRTA. She was a member of St. Paul Presbyterian Church where she was an elder and served as president of the Church Women's United. In her retirement she volunteered at Fort Concho and Literacy ESL. Survivors include a brother, Thomas W. Rhodes of Brenham; two nieces, Carolyn Kennerly of Arlington and Ettawah Morris of Lancaster; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews. Memorials may be made to St. Paul Presbyterian Church or a favorite charity.
(Note: Marie's niece, Carolyn Rhodes, is Betty Carolyn Rhodes the wife of Thomas Everton
1B.3.7. Finis Burton McCollum born 7 Oct 1878 Fayette, TX. (1-1880;
10/1878-1900; 31-1910; 41-1920) About 1906,
Burt married Beatrice Olvita Lavelle who was born 21 Oct 1885
Piedras Negras, Coahuita, Mexico. Nancy Kirk, 2000, wrote about
His first name was either Finis (not sure if spelled correctly) or Bert (Burt?) McCollum. He and my grandmother Beatrice Olvita divorced after they had my father Burton Lavelle and his sister Mavis Clair. They lived in the Mason Co, TX area and my grandfather owned a automobile garage and dealership there in Mason, TX.
I know Bert lived in Lubbock Co in the 1930s and 1940s at least and maybe earlier than that and later than that He was married the first time to Beatrice Lavelle and they lived in Streeter, or Mason County, and I think in San Antonio for a while. But they divorced in the 1920s or 1930s and he worked and lived in Lubbock. He had a
business there called McCollum Sales Company, 1320 Texas Avenue, Lubbock Texas.
1B.3.7.1. Mavis Clair McCollum born 16 Mar 1907 Mason
Co., TX & died Nov 1980 Huntsville, Madison, AL.
1B.3.7.2. Burton Lavelle McCollum born 24 Oct 1908 of
Mason, TX & died 25 Jul 1989 of Mason, TX. Burton married
Lula Iris Blake
born 23 Aug 1922 Jasper Co, TX.
1B.220.127.116.11. Nancy Blake McCollum born 30 Jul 1943
Bexar Co., TX.
1B.18.104.22.168. Diane Mavis McCollum born 30 Jul 1943
Bexar Co., TX.
1B.3.8. Dudley Foster McCollum born 5 Jul 1881 West Point,
Fayette Co., TX, with blue eyes & light hair. (7/1881-1900; 28-1910;
38-1920; 47-1930) Dudley married Bessie Huie "Bess".
Bess was born 12 Sep 1893 Anson, Jones Co, TX. In 1925 Dudley F. McCollum was an
instructor at New York University and lived at 86 E79th in New York City. (Trow's New York Directory
1924-25) In 1942, when Dudley registered for the World War II draft, Dudley and Bessie lived
at 21 East 10th St in New York, New York and he was employed by New York University - School of Education,
where he was Professor of History. Bess died Apr 1978 in Troy, Pike Co.,
AL. (Barbara Madrid, 2004)
1B.3.8.1. Elmer Edward McCollum born 27 May 1917 of Commerce,
Hunt Co, TX & died 18 Jan 1972.
1B.3.8.2. Bessie Marie McCollum born about 1921 of
Commerce, Hunt, TX. In the 18 Jul 1942 New York Times, Bessie announced her
18 Jul 1942 marriage in Albany, Georgia to Duane Converse Tway:
July 17. The marriage of Miss Bessie Marie McCollum, daughter of Dr. Dudley F.
McCollum, Professor of History at New York University, and Mrs. McCollum, to
Lieutenant Duane C. Tway, U S A Air Corps, will take place here tomorrow in the Post
Chapel, Turner Field.
Miss McCollum is an alumna of Friends' Seminary, New York, of Stephens College,
Missouri and of the University of Georgia. Lieutenant Tway, formerly of Columbus,
Ohio, was graduated from Bluffton (Ohio) College, where he was vice president of the
Student Council. He is now an instructor in navigation.
After a wedding trip to the Cloisters, Sea Island, Ga., Lieutenant and Mrs. Tway
will make their home here.
Duane Converse Tway born 2 Sep 1944 Harris Co., Texas.
Duane married Constance Anne Rieker. They lived
in Tucson, Pima, Arizona.
New York Times, 12 Dec
Thomas H. Rieker, USAF, and Mrs Rieker of Annandale, Va., and Hershey, Pa.,
announce the engagement of their daughter, Constance Anne, to Duane C. Tway Jr.,
son of Lt Col. Duane C. Tway, USAF, and Mrs Tway of the American Embassy, Algiers,
Algeria. Miss Rieker attends Millersville State College, Millersville, Pa. Her
fiancé is a student at the US Air Force Academy."
1B.3.9. Jessie McCollum, daughter, born Sep 1883 of
Mason Co, TX
1B.3.10. Elmer E McCollum born 1887 of Mason, TX.