Creel Family Photos
Submitted by Paul DuCoin

Harris Creel Family abt. 1897
Front Row: Robert Levi Creel, Harris C. Creel, Mary Elizabeth Rush,
Mary is holding Albert Creel
Back Row: Edith Maybelle Creel & Lydia Ida Creel

Robert Levi Creel- b. Sep. 10, 1891, 8 or 9, d. Jun 7, 1973,
      buried at Bluff Creek, Soda, TX
Harris C. Creel-b. May 1, 1848, Ellisville, Miss., d. June 8, 1925
      buried at Bluff Creek, Soda, TX, Confederate Veteran,
      Battle of Shilo, Tenn., Pvt. Co. E3 Btn Miss. Cav. Res.,
      23rd Miss. Cavalry, Walthall's Brigade, S.C.Lee's Div.  
Mary Elizabeth Rush- b. Jun 1, 1951, Ellisville, Jones Co., Miss. 
      d. Oct 7, 1924, Polk County, TX, buried Bluff Creek,  
          Soda, TX
Albert Creel-  b. Apr 9, 1895, Bowie Co., TX 
      d. Jan 19, 1985 Providence, buried. Bluff Creek, Soda, TX
      Veteran of WW I
      Wife: Lilly May Clamon, born-Soda, Texas, also buried at 
      Bluff Creek, Soda, TX
Edith Maybelle Creel- age 14, 
      b. Feb. 18, 1881, Simsville, Erath Co.Texas, 
      d. Aug 3, 1967, Liberty, Liberty County, Texas. 
      Had 13 children, all born either at Soda or Schwab City, TX.
      Husbands: 1. George Oscar (Bunt) Murphy, 
                       2. William (Popcorn) Smith.
Lydia Ida Creel- age 16, 
      b. Jan. 22, 1882, Simsville, Erath Co. TX
      d. Aug 3, 1967 Ace, Texas. Buried-Camp Ruby Cem., 
           Polk County, TX
      Spouse, Sam Jack Murphy, also buried Camp Ruby Cem.

Willis Creel & his wife Molly Barnes taken abt. 1910 at Soda, Texas.
Children, left to right:
Ernestine Selina Creel
Clarence V. Creel
Marshall Creel

Willis died in Hemphill, Texas in the 1918 flu epidemic, & is buried there. 
Molly is buried at Hollywood Cemetery in Houston, Texas.
Clarence V. Creel was born Jun. 7, 1905 at Soda, & died May 16, 1975 in 
      Houston. Buried at Brookside Cemetery, Houston, Tex. 

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