William Joseph (Willie) Yarbrough married Bettie White in the Flag Springs community (Texas). Her father lived on the farm that his father had lived on. They had eight children. Charlie, their second child, died at the age of 14 months.
Nannie Bess, the oldest child, was born in 1897 near Windom. She married Clarence Raulston of Clarksville, Texas on April 7, 1915. They lived on the farm north of Clarksville most of their life. They had four sons and two daughters. The oldest daughter, Katie, died when she was 10 years old.
Annie, the second daughter, was born January 6, 1902 in the Flag Springs area. She married Van Taylor in Thornton, Texas in 1927. They met while attending business college in Tyler, Texas. They had two boys. Fred, the eldest, and wife, Betty live in Galena Park, Texas near Houston. They have three daughters and six granddaughters. Annie and Van moved to Houston during the war years and lived there until their deaths. She died in October of 1973 and he in January 1975.
Lonita was born February 21, 1906 also in the Flag Spring community. She married John Coble in October 1929. They lived in Fannin County for two years, then moved to Vernon, where they lived the rest of their lives. John passed away in 1976. She had a stroke in 1988 and was in the nursing home for three years before her death in April of 1991. She lived at 2327 Lexington for 45 years before her stroke. They are buried in East View cemetery east of Vernon.
Vista was born in 1909, also south of Windom. She married Ramon Graves on May 4, 1929. No children. Lived in Fannin except for eight years. They lived in Hunt County, then moved to a farm out on State Park Road. He passed away April 29, 1957. She lived on the farm until 1959. Has lived in Bonham since that time. She was remarried in 1972 to Harvey Latimer. He was reared in the Trenton area but lived and worked in Garland for a number of years for LTV. He also worked for the school for a number of years before retiring in 1970. He is buried in the Pilot Grove Cemetery near Van Alstine, Texas. He had no children.
Thelma was born April 7, 1911 near Clarksville, Texas in Red River County but moved back to Fannin County when their house burned in 1914. She married Ross Whitt in 1931. They lived in Fannin County for several years but later moved to Paris, Texas. She passed away in 1964. She and Ross are buried in the Union Grove Cemetery east of Paris, Texas and near Reno, Texas. They had no children.
Buford was born August 10, 1913 also in Red River, County. He went in the service in 1937. He spent 21 years in several different places and was in India during World War II. He married Bessie Burkett in Missouri in 1943. They had two children. Larry has spent a lot of time in Alaska as a guide for big game hunters. Later on, he also worked on the pipe line.
H.N., the youngest of our family, was also born in Fannin near Windom in 1917. He spent most of his life in Fannin County except for the time he was in the service during World War II. He married Mary Helen Crable in 1938. They had three boys and one girl.
Nannie Bess Yarbrough Raulston (1897 - 1962)*
Specifically: Windom, Honey Grove, or Bonham, Texas
Created by: GothicHobby
Record added: Oct 28, 2008
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