Families of Long Creek Cemetery, Dallas County, Texas

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Started as a 150th Anniversary Project for the historic Long Creek Cemetery my research continues. My goal is to honor those buried at Long Creek and to help researchers connect the individuals into the various families. I have not verified this information in total. I regret any omissions or mistakes as they are not intentional on my part. Please contact me with any additions or corrections.

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  • ID: I1070
  • Name: Mary Elizabeth COURSON 1 2 3 4
  • Sex: F
  • Name: Mary E. TRUSS 5 6 7
  • Birth: 2 JAN 1840 in St Clair County, Alabama 1 8 5 7 9
  • Death: 6 MAY 1924 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas 1 5 10 7
  • Burial: MAY 1924 Long Creek Cemetery, Sunnyvale, Dallas County, Texas 1 5 10 7
  • Census: 22 JUN 1880 Precinct 3, Dallas County, Texas 11
  • Census: 1 JUN 1900 Precinct 3, Dallas County, Texas 8
  • Residence: 1740 Pear, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas 7
  • Note:
    Confederate Widow's Pension Aproved
    Found in 1900, 1910 and 1920 Federal census living with her daughter Julia Sibretta Truss and son in law Lee K. Kirkland in Dallas County, Texas.

    Buried next to her daughter Julia S. Truss not in the same lot with Enos

    Confederate Widow's Pension Application File #01049
    application notes:
    Mrs. M. E. Truss
    Approved 29 Sept 1899
    age 59
    30 years residence in Mesquite, Dallas County, Texas
    home vauled at $25.00
    Applied 19 Aug 1899
    Wittness's :
    N. A.(Nancy Amanda Truss Riggs Riggs) Smith
    S. E. Riggs
    Application for Mortuary Warrant notes:
    applied for by Mrs. Lee Kirkland (Julia Sibretta Truss)
    Died 6 may 1924 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas at the home of her daughter, Ellen Hatter (Eleanor Jane Truss)
    Undertaker: E. V. Paschall
    Physican: A. M. Shelton




    Father: John B. COURSON b: 4 FEB 1815 in Georgia
    Mother: Mary Emaline CHENNAULT b: 22 FEB 1821 in Georgia

    Marriage 1 Enos TRUSS b: 19 JAN 1836 in Branchville, St. Claire County, Alabama
    • Married: 5 MAR 1859 in St. Clair County, Alabama 10
    Children
    1. Has Children Eleanor Jane TRUSS b: 5 MAY 1860 in Alabama
    2. Has No Children Lemual Joel TRUSS b: 11 APR 1866 in Alabama
    3. Has No Children Priscillia TRUSS b: ABT 1868 in Texas
    4. Has Children Julia Sibretta TRUSS b: 2 DEC 1871 in Mesquite, Dallas County, Texas
    5. Has Children Martha TRUSS b: 17 MAY 1873 in Texas
    6. Has No Children Eva Alice TRUSS b: 14 MAR 1875

    Sources:
    1. Title: Truss Family Information
      Author: Diane Miller
      Publication: email dated 9 Apr 2005
      Note: submitted by Diane Miller from information compiled by Melba Lambert Straigis.
      She states that all information supported by the Truss Family Bible. Another source cited is " Pioneer Families of Dallas County".
      Repository:
      Note: Robert Bennett
      Media: Electronic
    2. Title: 1910 Federal Census
      Publication: http://heritagequestonline.com
      Note: Visit your local library to get a password to use Heritage Quest online free.
      Repository:
      Note: Heritage Quest online
      Media: Internet
    3. Title: Eleanor Jane Hatter death certificate
      Author: Bureau of Vital Statistics
      Note: Texas death records 1890-1976
      Repository:
      Note: www.familysearch.org
      Media: Official Document
    4. Title: Joe L. Truss death certificate
      Author: Bureau of Vital Statistics
      Note: Texas Deaths 1890-1976
      Repository:
      Note: www.familysearch.org
      Media: Official Document
    5. Title: tombstone
      Author: Robert N. Bennett
      Note: Tombstone information viewed, photographed and/or transcribed by Robert Bennett. Check www.findagrave.com for photographes.
      Repository:
      Note: Robert Bennett
      Media: Tombstone
    6. Title: Confederate Pensions
      Author: Texas State Library and Archives Commission Website
      Repository:
      Note: http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/arc/pensions/index.html
      Media: Internet
    7. Title: Mary Elizabeth Truss death certificate
      Author: Bureau of Vital Statistics
      Note: Texas deaths 1890-1976
      Repository:
      Note: http://www.familysearch.org/
      Media: Official Document
    8. Title: 1900 Federal Census
      Publication: http://heritagequestonline.com
      Note: Visit your local library to get a password to use Heritage Quest online free.
      Repository:
      Note: Heritage Quest online
      Media: Internet
    9. Title: St Clair Trees & Branches
      Author: Paulette Gilchrist
      Publication: 8 Mar 2009
      Repository:
      Note: http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=pgilchr11&id
      Media: Ancestry.com
    10. Title: Mrs. M. E. Truss Confederaate Pension Application File
      Author: State of Texas
      Note: requested by email from their website. http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/arc/pensions/index.html
      Repository:
      Note: Texas State Library and Archives Commissiom
      Media: Official Document
    11. Title: 1880 Federal Census (2)
      Publication: http://heritagequestonline.com
      Note: Visit your local library to get a password to use Heritage Quest online free.
      Repository:
      Note: Heritage Quest online
      Media: Internet

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