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1900; Census Place: Justice Precinct 4, Fannin, Texas; Roll: T623 1633; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 73.
Tom Fitzwaters age 36 born 5/1864 TX, married 11 yrs, father KY mother AL, renting farm property
Lieler Fitzwaters age 27 born 12/1872 TX, 6 children of the marriage, parents TN
Burtie Fitzwaters age 10 dtr 12/1889
Ethel Fitzwaters age 9 dtr 3/1891
Omer Fitzwaters age 7 listed as dtr 5/1893
Kattie Fitzwaters age 5 dtr 1/1894
George W Fitzwaters age 1 son 7/1898
Velma Fitzwaters age 10.12 dtr 7/1899
Kathern [Catherine] Webb age 56 4/1844 TN, listed as mother and single

One FITZWATER family enumerated in Rockwall county in 1900.

William T Fitzwater born abt 1837 MO
Jane B, abt 1841 KY
John William, born 12 May 1876 TX, per WW I Draft Registration/Dallas Co
Tilman M, abt 1879 TX
Harvey Frances, born 22 Feb 1886 TX, per WWI Draft Registration/Dallas Co

This Fitzwater family was enumerated in Wise county in 1880 and no son named Tom. No census record for Texas shows any male Fitzwater's from Kentucky.

[cemetery records, etc]

1890 Texas State Directory, Fannin County
R.L. Polk & Co. copyright March 12, 1890
Webb, Mrs. M.C. page 100 Wolfe City

Fannin County Postmasters & Post Offices 1846-1930
RANEY (Fannin)
Slade, Sam. D., 17 Oct 1883
Webb, Mary C, 29 Jan 1885
Rush, David H., 8 Dec 1885
Odom, Aaron, 27 Dec 1886
Discontinued 3 Feb 1888; papers to Nailer

Most of the 1890 record burned in 1921.

1880; Census Place: Precinct 4, Fannin, Texas; Roll: T9_1302; Family History Film: 1255302; Page: 447.3000; Enumeration District: 27; .
P. W. Webb 62 white male born abt 1818 TN, father NC, mother ---
Mary C.[Catherine] Webb 37 wife born abt 1843 TN, parents NC
Tennessee M.[Missouri] Webb 14 dtr abt 1866 TN
Isaac S. Webb 12 son abt 1868 TN
Lela Bell Webb 7 dtr abt 1873 TX
Geo. B. Webb 4 son abt 1876 TX
F. P. Harrill 29 male born TN abt 1851, single, works on farm
J. T. Prince 22 male born AR abt 1858, single, works on farm
J. M. Long 31 male born AR abt 1849, single, works on farm

Several of P W Webb's sons also came to Fannin county.

1910; Census Place: Celeste, Hunt, Texas; Roll: T624_1566; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 121; Image: 508.
Tom Fitzwaters 45 born TX, father TX, mother KY, married 22 yrs
Leila B Fitzwaters 37 TX, parents TN, 10 children, all are living
Ethel Fitzwaters 18
Katie Fitzwaters 14
Omer Fitzwaters 16..listed as son this record
George Fitzwaters 12
Velmer Fitzwaters 10
Mattie Fitzwaters 8
Gladis Fitzwaters 6
Mildrid Fitzwaters 3
Wilmer Fitzwaters 3/12 ...died before 1920 ?
Carl Aston 26 border TX, works on farm

Bertie M Ramsey born abt 1890 TX, parents TX; wife of James E Ramsey born abt 1883 AL and son Tom H Ramsey born abt 1908 living in Celeste in 1910.

1920;Census Place: Greenville, Hunt, Texas; Roll: T625_1820; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 125; Image: 257.
Tom Fitzwater age 54, born TX, father KY, mother Tx
Lela, 47
Verma/Velma, 20
Mattie, 17
Gladys, 15
Mildred, 12
Cathlene, 7 abt 1913 daughter
George, 29
Margret, 22, dtr in law abt 1898 TX, father GA, mother TX
Ethel 1 3/12, grand dtr abt 1918

Also in Greenville in 1920 record...
J W Fitzwater abt 1877 TX, father KY, mother MO
Grace, wife, abt 1880

J W matches John W Fitzwater in Rockwall in 1900 record.

Mrs. Maud Fitzwater born abt 1895 TX, married daughter of Milton and Ella Brown residing in JP 2, Hunt Co in 1920. Rayburn Fitzwater, grandson, born abt 1917.

Lee O Fitzwater, Sgt US Army, born abt 1894 TX found in Honolulu Hawaii in 1920, Motor Transport Co, Ft Armstrong. He is listed as single. Lee Omer registered for WW I Draft and stated he was married with one child at the time of his registration in 1917. I'm guessing he married Maud Brown and Rayburn is his son.

WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Source: Ancestry.com

Name: Lee Omer Fitzwater
Address: Quinlan
County: Hunt
State: Texas
Birthplace: Wolfe City,Texas;United States of America
Birth Date: 15 May 1894
Race: Caucasian (White)
Roll: 1953768
DraftBoard: 1
employed by George Fitzwater, Quinlan, mechanic
wife/1 child
tall/medium build/grey eyes, blond ? hair
5 June 1917

Name: George Fitzwaters
Address: Rt 1 Celeste
County: Hunt
State: Texas
Birth Date: 5 Nov 1898
Race: White
Roll: 1953770
DraftBoard: 2
farming for father
nearest relative: Maggie Fitzwaters
medium height, brown eyes, black hair

Forrest Smith Fitzwater, 5 Jul 1899, registered in Fannin Co, born KY
Lee Voin Fitzwater, 30 Jul 1898, registered in Fannin Co, born KY
William E Fitzwaters, 17 Jul 1882, registered in Fannin Co, born TX

Will E residing in Bonham, Fannin in 1930 census as well as W W Fitzwater born appx 1868, KY.

None of the Fitzwater's are found in the 1930 census. Jim E and Bertie M Ramsey family reappear in the 1930 record in Pct 1 of Hunt County with following children. I don't know for certain that this was Bertie Fitzwater.

Tom 1907
Esther D 1911
Hugh F 1913
Wilma M 1915
Billie R 1918
Francis 1920 daughter
Jack 1923
Mary R 1925

Name: Jim Ed Ramsey
Address: Rt 1 Celeste
County: Hunt
State: Texas
Birth Date: 17 Oct 1882
Race: White
Roll: 1953770
DraftBoard: 2
wife: Berdie Mae Ramsey

Name: Lela Belle Fitzwater
Death Date: 6 Mar 1923
Death County: Hunt
Certificate: 9132

Birth Date: 16 Nov 1898
Death Date: 17 Jan 1983
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 78415
Localities: Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas

Name: Margaret Fitzwater
Death Date: 15 Jul 1986
Death County: Nueces
Gender: Female

Name: Tom Fitzwater
Death Date: 5 Nov 1957
Death County: Hardeman
Certificate: 61184

If this was your Tom Fitzwater he was enumerated in Hardeman county in 1930 with 2nd wife who was much younger and none of the Fitzwater children are with him.

No death record found anywhere for Lee Omer Fitzwater.

Date of Birth: 16 Jul 1916
Birth County: Dallas
Father's name: Omer Lee Fitzwater
Certificate Number: 26799

Date of Birth: 10 Feb 1925
Birth County: Hunt
Father's name: G E Fitzwater
Certificate Number: 12012

10 Feb 1925 - 24 Jun 2003
54971 Ripon, Fond Du Lac, WI
SS issued Texas

Name: Lela Margaret Fitzwater
Date of Birth: 14 Feb 1928
Gender: Female
Birth County: Hunt
Father's name: George Fitzwater
Mother's name: Maggie Vansickle

Linda Louise Travis 11 Jan 1949 Nueces
Barbara Ann Travis 1 Aug 1953 Nueces
Jo Ann Travis 7 May 1962 Nueces
Parents: William Terry Travis & Lela Margaret Fitzwater

Betty Jean Hite 4 Sep 1930, Dallas
Mother: Velma Fitzwater

Gordon Scott Rathert 19 Sep 1963 Galveston
Parents: Gordon Arthur Rahtert & Betty Jean Hite

Peggy Jean Jackson 5 Jun 1930 McLennan
Parents: A R Jackson & Gladys Fitzwater

Donald Lee McDowell 20 Feb 1945 Dallas
Norma Jean McDowell 6 Nov 1946 Dallas
Parents: Don Herbert McDowell & Thelma Gladys Fitzwater

Betsy Fitzwater 16 Mar 1937 Nueces
Mother: Louise Fitzwater

Hilger, John Carl 6-25-1930 Hunt
Martha Joe Fitzwater - Carl C. Hilger

Celeste Cemetery, Hunt County
Katie Lou Fitzwater Evans
5 Aug 1895 - 12 Nov 1955

Henry Grady Evans
6 May 1891 - 11 Nov 1955

Was there an accident causing deaths of Katie and Henry one day apart ?

1920;Census Place: Wolfe, Hunt, Texas; Roll: T625_1820; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 137; Image: 662. *** 1930; Census Place: Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas; Roll: 2359; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 14; Image: 978.0.
H G Evans born TX or AL
Kate L Fitzwater Evans
Ela Mona 18 Oct 1912 Hunt
Ruth age 5 abt 1915
Ralph age 2 4/12 abt 1917
Emma Joe age 11/12 abt 1919
Eugene 5 Nov 1922

Walter Kate Wright female 28 Oct 1943 Cherokee Co
Parents: Sherman Wright & Ela Mona Evans

ELA WRIGHT 18 Oct 1912 Jan 1985 75604 Longview, Gregg, TX

Michael Finley 15 Oct 1941 Hunt
Linda Kay Finley 10 Aug 1946 Hunt
Parents: Fred S Finley & Ruth Evans

RUTH FINLEY 02 Aug 1915 Apr 1983
last residence not specified
last SS benefit 75163 Trinidad, Henderson, TX

Ralph Harrell Evans 26 Jul 1941 Hunt
Parents: Ralph Harrell Evans & Winnie Joyce Duncan

Ralph Harrell Jr & Gloria Lou Evans?
Harold Ray 1961 Hunt
Eric Allen 1972 Hunt
Jared Lee 1977 Hunt

JAMES E EVANS 05 Nov 1922 11 May 2002 (V) 75402 (Greenville, Hunt, TX)

Deborah Jean Evans 23 Aug 1950 Hunt
Parents: James Eugene Evans & Dorothy Nell Burns

Elena Deeann Downs 21 Nov 1971 Hunt
Elisha Dianne Downs 21 Nov 1971 Hunt
James Gregory Downs 14 Nov 1975 Hunt
Parents: Ronald George Downs & Deborah Jean Evans

1930; Census Place: Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas; Roll: 2359; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 14; Image: 978.0.
Carl C Hilger abt 1905
Mariam/Martha Joe "Mattie" Fitzwater Hilger abt 1905

MARTHA HILGER 17 Aug 1904 Jun 1982 75401 Greenville, Hunt, TX
CARL HILGER 23 Oct 1904 Jan 1977 75401 Greenville, Hunt, TX
1870; Census Place: District 1, Polk, Tennessee; Roll: M593_1554; Page: 1; Image: 2. Post Office: Benton
Pleasant Webb, age 50, farmer, $600 real estate, $682 personal wealth, TN
Mary C Webb, age 26 TN [2nd wife]
Margarett Webb, age 24 TN
Hester Ann Webb, age 17 TN
Robert P Webb, age 13 TN...1880 Fannin Co with his wife Josie
Josephine Webb, age 9 TN
Nelson Webb, age 7 TN
Missouri Webb, age 5 TN
Isaac Webb, age 1 TN

Tom Fitzwater not found in 1870 or 1880 census.

1860; Census Place: District 2, Polk, Tennessee; Roll: M653_1268; Page: 375; Image: 171. Post Office: Benton
Pleasant Webb 42 TN
Mera Webb 41 TN
Martha Webb 18 TN
Margaret Webb 15 TN
Felix Webb 14 TN
James Webb 12 TN
John Webb 10 TN
Ann Webb 7 TN
Robert P Webb 4 TN

Easter/Hester Webb abt 1796 NC, female
Spencer Webb abt 1831 TN
Martha Webb abt 1835 TN

1850; Census Place: District 2, Polk, Tennessee; Roll: M432_892; Page: 203;
Pleasant Webb 1819 TN
Miriam Webb 1820 TN
Jane Webb 1839 TN
Martha Webb 1842 TN
Felix Webb 1844 TN
Margret Webb 1846 TN
James H Webb 1848 TN
John Webb 1849 TN

I think I counted 12 known children born to Pleasant Webb.

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