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I am searching for information on my GG grandfather, J. F. Green, who was
born in Missouri (probably about 1825) and came to Texas in about 1865. I
know little about him except that he was living in La Vernia in 1887. I
know more about his wife, although I only know her as 'Grandma Green'. Her
original name was M. M. Huff. J. F. and M. M. Green were parents of my G
grandmother, Nannie Green Lay, who married my G grandfather Francis Marion
Lay in Wilson Co in 1880 and was later proprietor of the old Lay Hotel in
I would like to connect with someone who has the 1870 and 1880 Wilson
County microfilms and would be willing to scan them for the family of J. F.
Green and tell me what is listed. The main thing I need is a better name
since all I have is initials.
Hello. My name is Brian Murphy. I am a reporter with the Wilson County News
in Floresville. I realize my question might be a little off point, so I
apologize in advance for any inconvenience I might have caused any members.
I felt; however, that members of this group might have run across some
stories or anecdotes related to my question while conducting genealogical
My question is:
Are you aware of any efforts in the past to unionize workers in Wilson
Thanks in advance for your consideration.