Charlie Muston -- son of William A. & Mary (Olive) Muston -- husband of Emma Patience Nettles -- father of Erma & IMA & Shorty & Stella & Nona & Gladys & Pauline -- grandpa of Forrest Lee & Dovie & Arlin Dee -- was born in Texas on the 4th day of February -- sometime between 1880 & 1882. He died on 28 Oct 1915 -- when the youngest of his 7 daughters was less than 2 months old.
Erma (b. 1904) & Ima & Mollie & Stella & Nona (b. 1911)
Handwritten on the back of the original photo (photo by Grace?):
From left, back row: Jim Hooper holding Pauline Muston, Mrs. Jim (Polly) Hooper, Joe Nettles, Mrs. Emma Muston, Mrs. Frank (Nona) Moore, Guy Burroughs, Mrs. M. A. (Mollie) Nettles, Will Nettles, Cy Cook, Mrs. Cy (Blanche) Cook, and Tom Bryant.
2nd row: Erma Muston, Ilona Thomas, Ima Muston, Elva Moore, Gertrude Muston, Maud Moore, Stella Muston, Inez Bryant, Bernice Moore.
3rd row: Corinne Moore, Nona Muston and Gladys Muston.
Emma and her mother, Mollie, and sister, Nona, and brothers, Joe and Will.
Emma and her daughters -- Erma and Ima and Mollie and Stella and Nona and Gladys and Pauline.
Emma's daughters -- Erma and Ima and Mollie and Stella and Nona and Gladys and Pauline -- and friends.
Emma Patience Muston nee Nettles (1882-1964) holding her great-granddaughter Vickie Lynne Everhart nee Pounders (b. 1951) -- at Emma's home in Lexington, Lee County, Texas
This quilt was pieced by Emma Patience Muston nee Nettles (1882-1964). Following the death of Emma's daughter, Ima Lois Pounders nee Muston, in March of 1999, this quilt went home to live with Ima's granddaughter, Vickie.
This quilt was pieced by Emma Patience Muston nee Nettles (1882-1964). Foillowing the death of Emma's daughter, Ima Lois Pounders nee Muston, in March of 1999, this quilt went home to live with Ima's daughter, Dovie Louise Green nee Pounders, who died the following July. It is not known what happened to this quilt after that date.
Emma Patience Muston nee Nettles (1882-1964) sitting in her rocking chair in her home in Lexington, Lee County, Texas
Emma Patience Muston nee Nettles (1882-1964) holding her great-granddaughter, Rebecca Mae, & Rebecca's sister, Vickie Lynne, & Emma's daughter, Ima Lois Pounders nee Muston (1906-1999)
Late 1950s. Emma's front yard in Lexington, Texas (Taylor home in background) :: Gladys (Muston) Taylor (1913-2007) holding Pam :: Ima (Muston) Pounders (1906-1999) :: Emma Patience (Nettles) Muston (1882-1964) :: Rebecca & Vickie standing in front.
Forrest Lee (1927-1996) & Emma Patience (1882-1964) & Ima Lois (1906-1999)
This is the grave marker of Emma Patience Nettles nee Muston, who died in Rockdale, Milam County, Texas in 1964. This marker is in the Nettles Family Plot in the Hugh Wilson Cemetery in Tanglewood, Lee County, Texas. Emma's daughters, Gladys & Ima (& possibly others?), used to keep fresh silk flowers on their Mother's grave. Emma's husband, Charlie Muston (1882-1915), is said to be buried in an unmarked grave outside a church cemetery near Nada in Colorado County, Texas.