Ethel Maude Caldwell1

b. 15 October 1906, d. 16 August 1998
Ethel Maude Caldwell|b. 15 Oct 1906\nd. 16 Aug 1998|p2746.htm|Thomas William Caldwell|b. 7 Jun 1867\nd. 29 Apr 1927|p2530.htm|Mordella Stephen Munson|b. 12 Jul 1875\nd. 10 Jun 1957|p23.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|George P. Munson|b. 4 Jun 1832\nd. 19 Apr 1878|p20.htm|Matilda A. Davis|b. 22 Feb 1850\nd. 25 Feb 1882|p21.htm|

Niece of George Poindexter Munson Sr.
1st cousin 1 time removed of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Munson and Allied Families
     Ethel Maude Caldwell was born on 15 October 1906 in Arcola, Fort Bend County, Texas.2 She was the daughter of Thomas William Caldwell and Mordella Stephen Munson.1 She married first Truman Henley on 23 April 1927.3 She and Truman Henley were divorced.2 She married second Willie West.4 She married third Arthur Gibson.5 She died on 16 August 1998 in Brazoria County, Texas, at age 91.1
Additional Data
Maud E. Caldwell appeared on the 15 April 1910 Federal Census of Fort Bend County, Texas, in the household of her parents, Tom W. and Maud S. Caldwell.6 Click to view image

Ethel Caldwell appeared on the 1 January 1920 Federal Census of Velasco, Brazoria County, Texas, in the household of her parents, C.A. and Maud Caldwell.7 Click to view image

Ethel Caldwell was Acting Postmaster from 1 November 1926 until 3 Mar 1927 at Velasco, Brazoria County, Texas.8

Children of Ethel Maude Caldwell and Truman Henley


  1. [S31] Texas Department of Health Death Records, 1964-1998, online <>.
  2. [S20] Thurmond A. Williamson, The Munsons of Texas, an American Saga, First Edition manuscript (Dallas:, 1987), 310.
  3. [S2] Brazoria County Marriage Book 10: 287, no. 552, County Clerk's Office, Angleton, Texas.
  4. [S20] Thurmond A. Williamson, Munsons of Texas, 132.
  5. [S20] Thurmond A. Williamson, Munsons of Texas, 132, 310.
  6. [S683] Tom W. Caldwell household, 1910 U.S. Census, Fort Bend County, Texas, population schedule, Precinct 3, enumeration district (ED) 20, sheet 83A/15A, dwelling 254, family 261; National Archives micropublication T624, roll 1553.
  7. [S38] C.A. Caldwell household, 1920 U.S. Census, Brazoria County, Texas, population schedule, Precinct 7, Velasco, enumeration district (ED) 10, sheet 21A/266, dwelling 47, family 51; National Archives micropublication T625, roll 1774.
  8. [S47] Postmasters and Post Offices of Brazoria County, Texas, 1846-1930, online <>.
  9. [S12], Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997, [database online] (Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005).