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Andrew Jackson Kolb
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Birth: Apr. 18, 1856
Anderson County
Texas, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 1958
Ennis
Ellis County
Texas, USA

Taken from newspaper article probably Dallas paper.
Andrew Jackson Kolb who will be 99 years old on Monday, April 18 will be honored at a family gathering here on Sunday. Mr Kolb has made his home here for about ten years. He lives with his only living child, Mrs. E. F. Winterrowd, 1007 North Dallas. He was born in Anderson County and came to Ellis County to go to school when he was fourteen. The school he attended was at Heelstring, where the town of Bristol is now located. he made his home with his sister, Mrs. William Stalcup, who lived between Heelstring and Crisp unil his parents, Jonathan and Sarah Kolb came to Ellis County a year later. Heelstring got its name he said from the way the young people had a way of dancing until their heelstringswere sore. In sight of the school, Mr. Kolb said there were three homes and a store where whiskey and shooting irons were sold. A common sight, he said was the men coming out of the store to shoot for drinks with the poorest marksman paying the bill. Mr. Kolb has been a farmer and a beekeeper in Ellis County most of his life, though he and his family did live for a short time near Palestine and again they lived for a short time near Pearsall wher Mr. Kolb owned some land. He was married at Terrell to Miss Fannie Sconch. Mr. Kolb is a member of the Ennis Avenue Church of Christ and recently received a membership pin for the Ennis Chapter Woodmen of the World. He says his health is pretty good. He reads without glasses but says he uses a magnifying glass for some of the fine print. He enjoys television and gets aroung in the car with his daughter. Sometimes they motor to Waco or Palestine to visit grandchildren and great grandchildren. Before he broke his hip about a year ago he would sometimes walk ten blocks to town to do a little shopping or get a hair cut. Mr. Kolbs family including his daughter and her husband 10 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 2 gggrandchildren.

SMadorin originally shared this at Ancestry.com 
 
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 Parents:
  Jonathon Kolb (1807 - 1872)
  Sarah Walston Kolb (1816 - 1899)
 
 Spouse:
  Fannie M. Sconch Kolb (1859 - 1908)
 
 Children:
  W. C. Kolb (1879 - 1882)*
  Ida Mae Kolb Richardson (1894 - 1944)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry James Kolb (1835 - 1873)*
  Mary Elizabeth Kolb Stallcup (1837 - 1881)*
  Sarah Emily Kolb (1838 - 1849)*
  Francis Marion Kolb (1841 - 1928)*
  William Harmon Kolb (1842 - 1864)*
  Susan Adaline Kolb Rosson (1844 - 1915)*
  Martha Anjeline Kolb Starr (1846 - 1938)*
  Amanda Jane Kolb Daniel (1848 - 1907)*
  Rebecca Cornelia Kolb Walston (1851 - 1934)*
  Andrew Jackson Kolb (1856 - 1958)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pearsall Cemetery
Pearsall
Frio County
Texas, USA
Plot: Block 35, Plot 4
 
Created by: glenda wheeler
Record added: May 05, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 129248668
Andrew Jackson Kolb
Added by: glenda wheeler
 
Andrew Jackson Kolb
Added by: glenda wheeler
 
Andrew Jackson Kolb
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