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Robert Lee Van Huss
Robert Lee Van Huss

Robert Lee Van Huss son of Daniel Dickerson Van Huss and Sarah Caroline Van Huss was born 04 Mar 1880 in Lee County, Virginia and died  09 Feb 1920. He married Susan J. Matthews daughter of Asa Matthews and Georgia Lovell 20 Jul 1903 in Brown County, Texas. She was born 28 Feb 1884 and died 08 Jul 1963. They are both buried at Voss Cemetery, Brown County, Texas.

Robert Lee Van Huss was the grandson of Rebecca Jane DeBusk daughter of Palser DeBusk and Mary Sarah "Sally" Surber.  and the wife of Solomon C. Van Huss

Clerk of the County Court, by V. Rawlins Gilliland, Deputy

Estate of R. L. VanHuss. Dec'd In County Court, Coleman County, Texas, No. 772 March 15 1920

To L. G. Mathews, County Judge, Presiding;

Now comes your petitioner Sue VanHuss, who resides in Coleman County, Texas, the wife of R L VanHuss Decd and respectfully shows to the court that her husband died in Coleman County, Texas 9th day of Feby 1920 ; that the said R L VanHuss left surviving him the following children to-wit; Earl VanHuss a boy 15 years old; Mabel VanHuss a girl 13 years old; Geo. VanHuss a boy 11 years old; Lee VanHuss a boy 9 years old; Ellen VanHuss a girl 7 years old; Dorothy VanHuss a girl 5 years old all of whom reside in Coleman County, Texas; that there is a community estate between the said R L VanHuss decd husband and myself; that said R L VanHuss died intestate and was at the time of his death a resident citizen of Coleman County, Texas.

That the principal property belonging to the community estate of myself and my decd husband is situated and located in Coleman County , Texas.

Therefore your petitioner asks the court to appoint three appraisers to appraise said estate as in other administrations.

Filed March 15 1920 T J White
Atty for Sue VanHuss
L Emet Walker
Clerk County Court


1   ---   Earl Looney Van Huss born 09 May 1904 in Coleman County,Texas and died 06 Aug 1964 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. He married Flora Langehenning. She was born 04 Dec 1905 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas and died 29 Jan 1986 in Leaday, Coleman County, Texas.

2   ---   Edna Mable Van Huss born 06 Nov 1906 in Brown County, Texas and died 06 Apr 1999 in Electra, Wichita County, Texas. She married James Auldridge. He was born 20 Aug 1904 in Texas and died 11 Feb 1991 in Wichita County, Texas.

Obituary for Edna Mable Van Huss

Amarillo Globe Times Thurs. Apr 08, 1999:
Edna Mabel Auldridge
ELECTRA - Edna Mabel Auldridge,
92, died Tuesday, April 6, 1999.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Nichols of Southside Baptist in Wichita Falls, the Rev. Tom Medley of United Methodist Church of Electra and the Rev. Jack Riley of First Baptist Church of Electra officiating. Burial will be in Electra Memorial Park by Dutton Funeral Home of Electra.

Mrs. Auldridge was born in Brown County and attended school in Liday. Forty years ago, she moved to Electra from Clarendon. She had been employed as a cook for several panhandle ranches and was custodian for several churches in Electra. She was a member of First Baptist Church.

She married James Gilbert Auldridge in 1925 at Liday. He died in 1991. Survivors include a son, Eugene Auldridge of Electra; a daughter, Mary Malone of Lebanon, Mo.; a sister, Ellen Robey of Lubbock; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials be to Senior Citizens Center of Electra, 503 W. Michigan, Electra, TX 76360; or the American Heart Association.

The family will receive visitors from 7 until 8 p.m. today.

3   ---   George Perry Van Huss born 04 Apr 1908 in Leaday, Coleman County, Texas and died 22 Nov 1995 in Pampa, Gray County, Texas. He married Erma Cadenhead daughter of Claud Clifton Cadenhead and Eliza Eudora Beaty 09 Dec 1933 in Shamrock, Wheeler County, Texas.   He also married Martha Riener.  She was born 1916 in Coleman County, Texas.

4   ---   Robert Lee Van Huss Jr. born 14 Aug 1910 in Brown County, Texas and died Nov 1986 in Stinnett, Hutchinson County, Texas. He married  Roberta M Wicker. He married Bernice McAdams. She was born 07 Apr 1907 in Clinton, Hunt County, Texas and died 03 Dec 1947 in Pampa, Gray County, Texas. He married Margaret Burgess.

5   ---   Ellen Woodrow Van Huss born 1912 in Brown County, Texas. She married Hubert Williams and Perry Roby.

6   ---   Dorothy Rebecca Van Huss born 09 Dec 1914 in Brown County, Texas and died 06 May 1975 in Amarillo, Potter County, Texas. She married Cecil Smith and Fay Dunn.