Bessie Mae Caldwell1

b. 6 April 1887, d. 23 March 1960
Bessie Mae Caldwell|b. 6 Apr 1887\nd. 23 Mar 1960|p2725.htm|James Pearce Caldwell|b. 6 Oct 1861\nd. 14 Nov 1935|p126.htm|Fannie Ellen Schofield|b. 25 Dec 1864\nd. 26 Dec 1927|p2724.htm|Robert M. Caldwell|b. 25 Jun 1836\nd. 18 Oct 1884|p2672.htm|Mary E. House|b. c 1842\nd. 7 Jan 1885|p2676.htm|||||||

1st cousin 1 time removed of George Poindexter Munson Sr.
2nd cousin 1 time removed of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Munson and Allied Families
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Bessie Mae Caldwell
     Bessie Mae Caldwell was born on 6 April 1887 in Hays County, Texas.1 She was the daughter of James Pearce Caldwell and Fannie Ellen Schofield.1 She married William Tillman Cook on 25 December 1909 in Hearne, Robertson County, Texas.1 She died on 23 March 1960 in Arlington, Tarrant County, Texas, at age 72.1 The Texas Death Index gives the date of her death as 25 March 1961.2
Additional Data
Bessie Caldwell appeared on the 1 June 1900 Federal Census of Hays County, Texas, in the household of her parents, J.P. and Fannie Caldwell.3 Click to view image

Children of Bessie Mae Caldwell and William Tillman Cook


  1. [S20] Thurmond A. Williamson, The Munsons of Texas, an American Saga, First Edition manuscript (Dallas:, 1987), 309.
  2. [S1132] Texas Department of Health, Texas Death Indexes, 1903-2000 (Austin: Texas Department of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit, unknown publish date), Bessie Mae Cook entry citing Certificate 18137.
  3. [S684] J.P. Caldwell household, 1900 U.S. Census, Hays County, Texas, population schedule, JP 1, enumeration district (ED) 72, sheet 11B, dwelling 202, family 206; National Archives micropublication T623, roll 1643.