Jul. 2, 1933 Aspermont Stonewall County Texas, USA
Son of William Thomas "Tom" Childress and Mary Stephenson Marney of Roane County, TN. Married first Fannie Leona Buie in Hunt County, TX in 1880. Parents of 10 children. Fannie died in 1908. Married second Silla Smith Powell in 1913. No children. Step-father to one daughter. Silla died in 1920. Married third Mary Jane Moore Nelson in 1923. Three children. Stepfather to five children.