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Killian Family
The photo is of the Killian family taken in McLennan County in 1900. William served in the Civil War, Company L & A 1st AR Cavalry. He was wounded at New Market.They can be found in the 1880 census of Montague County, TX. William died in 1919 and is buried in the Gholson Cemetery. Lydia died in 1935 and is buried in the Gholson Cemetery. Langston died in 1906 of a snake bite and is buried in the Gholson Cemetery. William is also buried in Gholson Cemetery. Rachel married Robert Gifford in 1912 in McLennan County and moved to Altus, OK about 1922. Rachel died in 1975 and is buried in the Altus Cemetery. Preston in the photo is Preston White. Preston's mother is Nellie Killian the daughter of William & Lydia. Nellie died in childbirth in 1897 and Preston was raised by William and Lydia. Preston's father is Dave White who was a professional gambler. The marriage of Nellie and D. W. White on July 14, 1895, can be found in the West book of early Texas marriages.

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