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William Dalton Cousins

Male 1902 - 1982  (80 years)


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  • Name William Dalton Cousins  [1, 2, 3
    Born 29 Mar 1902  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Aug 1982  Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Buried Rosevine Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • He went by his middle name of Dalton.
    Person ID I619  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father William Daniel Cousins,   b. 16 Nov 1853, Burkeville, Newton County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1927, Bronson, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Mary Frances Woods,   b. 4 Jun 1857, Newton County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1925, Bronson, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 5 Feb 1874  Newton County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Family ID F11604  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Tera Mary Fuller,   b. 13 Jan 1902, Rosevine, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1988, Waco, McLennan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1923  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Dalton and Tera (Fuller) Cousins both grew up in Bronson, and were married there on December 22, 1923. At the time of their marriage, Mr. Cousins was in the Tailoring business and she was a school teacher in the Bronson School System. Tera began teaching when she was just 17. Soon after their marriage, Mr. Cousins began working for United Gas Pipeline. They traveled extensively, meeting many new people and making new friends. Mrs. Cousins continued her education, attending A&I College, where she received her B.S. degree Summa Cum Lauda. She later obtained her Masters from Stephen F. Austin State University. The couple moved to Carthage in 1955, when he was chief engineer for United Gas. They retired (in Carthage) in 1968, after he has worked 42 years with the company. Mrs. Cousins was teaching in the science department in Carthage Jr. High School when she retired after 35 years of teaching.

      The Cousins state the highlight of their life together was the birth of their daughter Joy Marie, after 18 years of marriage. They named their daughter Joy because she was "the joy of our lives." Joy (is now) married to Bob Turner. They reside in Waco with their three children, Dal, Daryl, and Daneya. Mrs. Turner is a teacher in Waco.

      The Cousins are active workers with the First United Methodist Church. She teaches Sunday School, and is active in guild work and Bible study.

      Mr. Cousins is a member of the Lions Club.

      Excerpted from a newspaper article published prior to a celebration of the Cousins 50th Wedding anniversary on Dec 16, 1973, presumably in the Carthage newspaper. Their address at the time was 1322 Success Street.
    Children 
     1. Living
    Documents
    Cousins, Dalton and Tera (Fuller) Golden Wedding Anniversary
    Cousins, Dalton and Tera (Fuller) Golden Wedding Anniversary
    This article was probably published in the local paper for Carthage, Texas in December, 1973, in honor of the couples Golden Wedding anniversary
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2012 
    Family ID F483  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Mar 1902 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Dec 1923 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Aug 1982 - Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Rosevine Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Cousins, W. Dalton and Tera (Fuller)
    Cousins, W. Dalton and Tera (Fuller)

  • Sources 
    1. [S333] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current [database online], (Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration Death Master File contains information on millions of deceased individuals with United States social security numbers whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration. Birth years for the individuals listed range from 1875 to last year. Information in these records includes name, birth date, death date, and last known residence.).

    2. [S51] McCary, Kay P. "Rosevine Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas" Cemetery Index ; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txsabine/burials/.

    3. [S483] 1920 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005, (For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the NARA web page. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1920 United States Federal Census, the Fourteenth Census of the United States. It includes all states and territories, as well as Military and Naval Forces, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, and the Panama Canal Zone. The census provides many details about individuals and families including: name, gender, age, birthplace, year of immigration, mother tongue, and parentsí birthplaces. In addition, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1920 Federal Census.), Texas, Sabine County, JP 6 Enumerated 2 Jan 1920 SD 326 SD 173 Sheet 1A 6-6 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S334] Rootsweb, Texas Death Records, 1964 thru 1998.

    5. [S327] Dore, Barbara Yancey (RootsLady@rootslady.com) "Southeast Texas Regional Gedcom Project" http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=bydore_1, (Dore, Barbara Yancey "Southeast Texas Regional Gedcom Project"; http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=bydore_1 ; Updated Tue Feb 24 22:17:40 2004 This Gedcom contains many regionally located but sometimes unconnected Southeast Texas persons. Some of the information has been collected during Barbara's past 35 years of family research. Many undocumented families in the area are included. ALWAYS verify!!).

    6. [S992] Owens, Connie "Little Flock Cemetery, San Augustine County, Texas", (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txsanaug/cemeteries/little_flock_cemetery.htm).

    7. [S1592] Newton Historical Commission, Pauline Hines, Compiler "Newton County Nuggets: A Collection of True Stories By Newton County Folk" (Nortex Press, A Division of Eakin Publications, Inc, Austin, Texas, published in 1986), p. 197 (Reliability: 3).