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Family of Martin Van Buren Hounshell
and Abbie Van Huss
These three pictures are of a family that were close friends of the DeBusk Family. Both Martin and Abbie were DeBusk kinfolks through sisters of Elias DeBusk. They are buried in front of the DeBusk Enclosure. In later life Abbie lived with Sarah Catherine Ball DeBusk.
Children of Martin Van Buren Hounshell and Abbie Van Hus

1 --- William Joseph Hounshell born 02 May 1871 in Virginia and died 28 Mar 1938 in Brownfield, Terry County, Texas. He married Lillie Bishop Van Huss, daughter of Daniel Dickerson Van Huss and Sarah Caroline Van Huss, on 26 Apr 1908 in Brown County, Texas. She was born 09 Jul 1886 in Garrard County, Kentucky and died 02 May 1978 in Brownfield, Terry County, Texas.

2 --- Benjamin Franklin Hounshell born 25 Jan 1876 in Lee County, Virginia and died 30 Jan 1897 and is buried in Smith Cemetery, Brown County, Texas.

3 --- John Wesley Hounshell born 06 Dec 1877 in Virginia and died 31 Oct 1957 in Tom Green County, Texas. He married a woman named Maggie May who was born 1884 in Texas.

4 --- LaFayette Hounshell born 11 Dec 1883 in Lee County, Virginia and died in 1957 in Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas. He married Blanche Brown, daughter of Franklin Lawson Brown and Lillie Amanda Williams, on 25 Jul 1913 in Burkett, Coleman County, Texas. She was born 27 Sep 1895 Burkett, Coleman County, Texas and died 17 Mar 1987 in Cisco, Eastland County, Texas.

5 --- Christopher Columbus Hounshell born 15 May 1887 in Texas and died 02 Nov 1962 in Brown County, Texas. He married Allie Byrd, daughter of William Jackson "Jack" Byrd and Lucy Haley Vaught, on 23 Sep 1910 in Brown County, Texas. They are both buried in the Cross Cut Cemetery, Brown County, Texas.

6 --- Mary A Hounshell born 16 Sep 1891 in Brown County, Texas and died 23 Aug 1970 in Coleman, Coleman, Texas. She marred Leonard E Jennings on 07 Jun 1911 in Coleman, Coleman, Texas

7 --- Oliver Anderson Hounshell born 16 Sep 1891 in Brown County, Texas and died 29 Mar 1964 in Brown County, Texas. He married a woman named Myrtle who was born 21 Jan 1897 in Brown County, Texas and died 01 Dec 1978 in Brown County, Texas.