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Christopher Houston DeBusk
Christopher Houston DeBusk

Christopher Houston DeBusk son of Elijah DeBusk and Sarah Catherine Ball married Nettie Brown Acrey daughter of Wylie Allen Acree and Sarah Jane Brown on 17 Feb 1897 in Bronte, Coke County, Texas. Christopher was born 9 October 1874 in Collin County, Texas and died 05 Oct 1936 at Idalou, Lubbock County, Texas. He was originally buried in  the Cross Cut Cemetery, Brown County, Texas. In 1962 his remains were moved to Idalou, Lubbock County, Texas. Nettie Brown Acrey was born 20 Sep 1879 in Banks County, Georgia and died 23 Mar 1973 in Lubbock County, Texas. She was originally buried in Arcey Cemetery in Brown County, Texas but, was later moved to Idalou, Lubbock County, Texas.

Christopher Houston DeBusk moved to Idalou, Lubbock County, Texas circa 1923 with his brother Elias Clinton DeBusk.

Nettie Brown Acrey's father moved to a farm near Brownwood, Brown County, Texas when she was three years old. The farm was located a mile north and a mile west of where the road from Brownwood to Cross Plains crosses the Jim Ned Creek. She and Christopher "Tip" met at a Christmas party in 1895. They built one of the first log houses on Jim Ned Creek. Around 1923 they moved to Idalou, Lubbock County, Texas in 1924. She was raised a baptist but, joined the Methodist Church the next Sunday after moving to Idalou. She painted 120 pictures that were hung all over the country.

Children

1 ---- Lelia Muriel DeBusk born 20 Aug 1898 in Coleman County, Texas and died 29 Sep 1946. She married Walter Raleigh Chambers son of William Harrison Grigsby Chambers and Nancy Susan Shirey on 05 Sep 1920 in Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas. He was born 28 Jun 1895 in Wolf Valley, Brown County, Texas and died 15 Oct 1975 in Brownwood, Brown County, Texas. They are both buried in Burkett Cemetery, Coleman County, Texas.

2 ---- Rommie Rector DeBusk born 03 Feb 1901 in Brown County, Texas and died 06 Aug 1973 in Jones County, Texas. He married Elsie Bertha Koenig daughter of George Gustav Koenig and Elizabeth Bertha Packlipp on 23 Dec 1922 in Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas. She was born 21 Nov 1905 in Coleman, Coleman County, Texas and died 21 Apr 1997 in Anson, Jones County, Texas. They are both buried at Mount Hope Cemetery, Jones County, Texas.

3 ---- Charles Clayton DeBusk born 01 Mar 1904 in Brown County, Texas and died 04 Apr 1956 in Jones County, Texas. He married Charlie Mae Evans 12 Dec 1923. She was born 08 Dec 1905 and died 11 Mar 1990. They are both buried in Idalou Cemetery, Lubbock County, Texas.

4 ---- Eula Elsie DeBusk born 05 Jul 1908 in Brown County, Texas and died 14 Jun 1994. She married Dan K. Wooldridge son of William Wooldridge 01 Dec 1922. They are both buried at Albany Cemetery, Shackleford County, Texas.

5 ---- Lillie Beatrice DeBusk born 13 Feb 1911 in Brown County, Texas and died 1998 in Jacksboro, Jack County, Texas. She married James Henry Joslin on 26 Feb 1928. They are both buried in Austin, Travis County, Texas.

6 ---- Lola Mae DeBusk born 03 Jul 1914 in Cross Cut, Brown County, Texas. She married Joseph Lester Rogers 07 Jan 1933 in Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas. He was born 27 Feb 1907 in Colorado City, Mitchell County, Texas and died 06 Dec 1988 and is buried in Jacksboro, Jack County, Texas.

7 ---- Woodrow Bryant DeBusk born 24 Apr 1918 in Cross Cut, Brown County, Texas and died 17 May 2009. He married Nellie Beulah Watson daughter of Ernest Watson and Mollie Holt 24 Dec 1938 in Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas. She was born 08 Apr 1922 in Hall County, Texas and died 11 Sep 2004. They are both buried in Idalou Cemetery, Lubbock County, Texas. See Obituaries

8 ---- Elijah Monroe DeBusk. See Anniversary Picture.

This photo belongs to  David Sifford Record added: Aug 17, 2005 for Find A Grave Memorial# 11551986