Merry Christmas everyone and a big thanks to Anthony Buckalew for providing these photo and document scans and the following information about his ancestors:
Tag Archives: Elijah Stapp
Attached are scans of studio photographs that have been handed down in our family, ultimately, to me. One is of Cara Stapp Glass, daughter of William Preston Stapp and granddaughter of Elijah Stapp.
The other is of William Samuel Glass, her husband, and my great-great-grandfather. The studio that made the photographs was in Gatesville, Texas, which is ultimately where they settled after they married in 1879.
Unfortunately, I do not know when the photographs were made – there is no date noted on either.
I have also attached a scan of the county clerk’s entry, noting their marriage:
The State of Texas
County of Victoria
This is to certify that I joined in marriage as husband and wife Wm S. Glass and Cara B Stapp on the 13th day of May AD 1879
Jos Ferra (?)
Rector of St Marys
Filed May 16th 1879
J C J (?) Moody clerk
7th Generation Texan