|Birth: ||Oct. 20, 1897|
|Death: ||Aug. 18, 1997|
Hallie Stillwell was a West Texas Pioneer and ranchwoman. She was also a member of the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame and the Texas Women's Hall of Fame. She authored two volumes of autobiography: "I'll Gather my Geese" and "My Goose is Cooked", the later was published posthumously. Mrs. Stillwell also co-authored the book "How Come It's Called That", a book about place names in the Big Bend region of Texas.
Born in Waco, Texas in 1897 she went to Alpine, Texas by covered wagon in 1910. She received her teacher's license in 1916 and began teaching on the US - Mexican border in Presidio, Texas. She married Roy Stillwell in 1918.
She died in 1997, just a few weeks shy of her 100th birthday. She was survived by two sons, Roy and Guy; a daughter, Dadie Potter; a sister, Glen Harris of Presidio; 9 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
Alvin Guy Crawford (1865 - 1938)
Nancy Evenda Montgomery Crawford (1872 - 1961)
Roy Robert Stillwell (1877 - 1948)*
Roy Walker Stillwell (1918 - 1998)*
Lovenia Crawford Hegelund (1885 - 1950)*
Hallie Crawford Stillwell (1897 - 1997)
Nancy Glen Crawford Harris (1910 - 2002)*
Elm Grove Cemetery
Created by: Scott Lackey
Record added: Aug 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41187947
We, at The Bryan Museum-Galveston, Texas, continue to celebrate the life of Hallie Crawford Stillwell!|
Added: Nov. 21, 2015
Ms. Stillwell is a true Texas legend and inspiration. Rest in peace.|
Added: Mar. 21, 2015
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