Vernell deiced to move to Phoenix in 1938 to help her sister who was falling very ill (Vernell Myers Coleman (1918-1990) - Arizona Women 's Hall of Fame). In Phoenix she still continued to be very active in church life. She belonged to the First Colored Baptist Church. Once her sister became healthy and graduated from school, Coleman moved back to Texas (Vernell Myers Coleman (1918-1990) - Arizona Women 's Hall of Fame). While in Texas, Vernell married Clifford Coleman in 1946 (Vernell Myers Coleman (1918-1990) - Arizona Women 's Hall of Fame).
His grandparents took over raising him until they also passed away, a couple years after his parents. Subsequently, he and his sister went to live with their maternal uncle. Later, in 1782, he married Theodosia Bartow Prevost. They had a single daughter, Theodosia Burr Alston whom they cherished. His wife died at the age of 48 in 1794 and his daughter was lost at sea.
On April 7th 1915, Eleanora Fagan was welcomed into the world by her young, very complicated mother and father. Her mother, a maid, was ejected from her parents apartment after they discovered her pregnancy. Her father, Clarence Holiday, who had his heart set on becoming a famous musician, exchanged his fatherly responsibilities, for a life of touring with his band and being an infrequent visitor. In the few times her father visited her, he made the observation that Elanora was a tomboy, and started to call her Bill. In an effort to be more feminine and in honor of her favorite actress and Baltimorean Billie Dove, Bill was exchanged for Billie, and the star we come to know and love was born.
James didn't forget about Anne Shaw, and on June 29, 1828, they were married at the Hempstead County Courthouse in Washington without the consent of William Shaw. They were married for seven years and had five children. James opened his own blacksmith shop and prospered, becoming well known for the quality of his knives and his use of silver plating. In late 1831, James claimed to have made a knife for Jim Bowie.
In 1775, he got married to the love of his life, Dorothy Quincey (1747 to 1830). Dorothy was the daughter of a Boston Merchant and magistrate. Later in their marriage, they had two kids who didn’t live to see their adult years of their life.
Together they had Margaret (b 1878), David Henry (July 1880) and Robert (b 1883). Sadly, Margaret died in 1884 in childbirth. The baby Robert was too young for Robert to care for and he spent his childhood with his aunt Cecila Tait in McKellar. Andrew Boag (March 19, 1852-December 5, 1931) Katherine Ann Simms (December 2, 1871-fl1921) Andrew 's farm was on Lot 1 Con.
In his early adult life George worked like most in the lumber camps such as Brady’s. William was usually referred to as George, married Edith Victoria Jennings (b 1887) on November 29, 1905. For a while, through the 1910’s they lived in Rosseau Rd. (Lot 4 Con.
Her father died in 1937 from tuberculosis. Her mother being a prostitute, a theft, and very unstable, abandoned Puente and her siblings. A year later, Puente’s mother died in a car crash. By the time Puente was sixteen, she was working in a cathouse as a prostitute. That is where she met her first husband, Fred McFaul,