William Hawkins Minter (b. 1840 - d. 1917) and his wife  Mariah J. (Smith) Minter (b. 1846 - d. 1905) with their granddaughter  Kate Denny. William Hawkins was the 2nd son of Joseph "Pappy" Minter (b. 1818 - d. 1888). pwhm1

First couple (on left) Claud Minter (b. 1877 - d. 1967) and his spouse Lucy (Martin) Minter (b. 1896 - d. 1983). Claud is the son of William Hawkins Minter (at left). The others in the picture are Lucy's siblings and their spouses. Claud and Lucy made their home in Greenville, Texas. They had at least nine children. Lucy lived to the ripe old age of 106 years plus 4 days! pwhm2

The gentleman with the straw hat is Maurice Jordan (b. 1903 - d. 1998). Maurice is the husband of Zelena  E. (McClure) Jordan (b. 1906 - d. 1991), who is the daughter of of Charles H. and Rena (Minter) McClure. pwhm3
Seated, Harold Jordan (b. 1911 - d. 1995), son of Annie Brooks (Minter) Jordan (b. 1873 - d. 1942) and Starling Jordan (b. 1869 - d. 1927). The lady is Clovis R. (Robinson) Gibbs (b. 1907), daughter of Robbie (Minter) Robinson. pwhm4
Lindsey Berry "Lin" Minter (b. 1879 - d.?), son of William Hawkins and Mariah (Smith) Minter.  Lin and his wife Annie Pearl (Smith) Minter had five children, four girls and a boy, all born before 1923. In that year the family moved from Pine Forest to Tyler, Texas. pwhm11
On the right is Annie Brooks (Minter) Jordan (b. 1873 - d. 1942), daughter of William Hawkins and Mariah (Smith) Minter, with  her daughter Grace Brooks Jordan (b. 1905 - d. 1976). pwhm8
Roy Mac Minter (b. 1929), son of Freelan Dowe (b. 1903 - d. 1986) and Linnie Belle  (Morgan) Minter (b 1910 - d. 1987).  Roy is great grandson of William Hawkins Minter.  pwhm9
Lois (Minter) Rhodes (b.1902 - d. 1988), second daughter of "Lin" and Annie Minter. She wed Brice Rhodes at Pine Forest, and she lived out her life there. pwhm10
Dorothy Mariah (Jordan) Beckham (b. 1913), daughter  of Annie Brooks (Minter) Jordan and Starling Jordan.  One of the younger Jordan children. She was the wife of Valton Delbert Beckham (b. ? - d. 1979). Dorothy is a widow and lives in Tyler, Texas near her Children. She is the last living member of the Jordan family of old Pine Forest.  pwhm12
Jacob Graydon "Jake" Jordan (b. abt 1916 - d. abt 1998), son of ?. The youngest of the children -- moved away to western Texas after finishing school, and got married. pwhm17
Harold Peyton Jordan (b. 1911 -d. 1995), son of  Starling and Annie Brooks (Minter) Jordan.. He was a good citizen.  While still in school, he played the piano at gatherings, and was popular with his peers. He was a florist in Tyler, Texas, and later at Dallas, Texas. pwhm15
Starling Minter Jordan (b. 1908 - d. 1985), son of  Starling and Annie Brooks (Minter) Jordan.  He was born and raised at Pine Forest. He later moved away. pwhm14
Maurice Jordan (b. 1903 - d.1998), son of Starling and Annie Brooks (Minter) Jordan. Maurice was born at Pine Forest and lived there almost to the end of his life. He lived on land that had been in the Minter ownership since they arrived on the scene. He was married to Zelena (McClure), and they had one son, Joe Pat, who is a family man and carries on the family name. Maurice was a fine citizen and community leader, and lived to be almost 95 years of age. pwhm13
Grace Brooks Jordan (b. 1905 - d. 1976), daughter of Starling and Annie Brooks (Minter) Jordan. Grace lived in Pine Forest most of her life. She never married. She worked on her parents' farm, and later on in life owned and operated a general store in Pine Forest She was a friend to all. p
Alice B. (Jordan) Morris (b. 1891 - d. 1981). pwhm26
Alice B. (Jordan) Morris (b. 1891 - d. 1981). pwhm20
The Jordan home at Pine Forest. pwhm21
This is a school picture, and Haynes  Morris (b. 1927) is in the back row second from left. Haynes is the son of  Alice (Jordan) Morris. pwhm18
A picture of some of the Jordan children and their spouses. Front row, left to right: Grace Jordan (b. 1905 - d. 1976); Dorothy (Jordan) Beckham (b. 1913); Alice (Jordan) Morris (b.1891 d. 1981); Lois (Smith) Jordan (b. ?); Maurice Jordan (b. 1903 - d. 1998); Zelena (McClure) Jordan (b. 1906 - d. 1991), wife of Maurice Jordan; and Garnet (Naylor) Jordan (b. 1919), wife of Graydon "Jake" Jordan. Back row, left to right: James Otis  Jordan Sr. (b. 1898 - d. 1980); Doris wife of Spurgeon Jordan ; Spurgeon Wesley "Chase" Jordan  (b. 1901 - d. 1975); Winnette Anderson (b. 1905 -- d. 1999), wife of James Otis Jordan; Starling Minter  "Fatty" Jordan (b. 1907 - d. 1998); and Graydon Jacob "Jake" Jordan (b. 1915 - d. 1996). At very back, center: Harold Jordan (b. 1911 - d. 1995). pwhm22
Haynes Morris (b. 1927) and Alice Beth Morris (b.1925). 1946.  pwhm33
Haynes Morris (b. 1927) and Alice Beth Morris (b. 1925). 1928.  pwhm36
Alice Bertha Jordan (b. 1891 - d. 1981). pwhm27
J. L. Morris Jr. (b. 1918) and wife Velma (b.1922).  pwhm32
Starling Thomas "Tom" Morris (b.1919) and his father, Luther Morris (b.1890 - d. 1967). June, 1946.  pwhm31
Mamma and Papa, James Luther  Morris(b. 1890 -d. 1957) and Alice Bertha Morris (b. 1891 - d. 1981). Fall of 1956. pwhm39
The Morris Group at Christmas, 1968:  E. R. "Tut"; Haynes; S. Tom: J. L. Jr; Minter "Jack"; Alice; Alice Beth (Morris) Willis.  pwhm28
The Morris Group  on April 14, 1990: Haynes Morris (b. 1927), James Luther Morris Jr. (b. 1918) ,  Ennis Rutledge "Tut" Morris (b. 1923), Minter Irvin "Jack" Morris (b. 1921); Alice Beth (Morris) Willis (b. 1925); and Starling Thomas "Tom" Morris (b.1919).  pwhm29
Another shot of the Jordan brothers and sisters. L-R, standing: Harold; James Otis; Spurgeon; Maurice; Graydon; Starling  Minter "Fatty." Seated: Dorothy, Alice, and Grace. pwhm23
Still another shot of the Jordan brothers and sisters. L-R, standing: Harold; James Otis; Spurgeon; Maurice; Graydon "Jake"; Starling  Minter "Fatty." Seated: Dorothy, Alice, and Grace.  Note: All these pictures of the Jordan children were made prior to 1940. pwhm24
Ennis Rutledge"Tut" Morris (b.1923), Minter Irvin "Jack" Morris (b. 1921), and Alice Beth Morris (b. 1925), and doggie. 1927.  pwhm34
School Rythm Band. Haynes Morris (b. 1927) is second from the left. 1934.  pwhm35
Morris group. L-R:  S. Tom; J. L.; M. I. "Jack"; Alice Bertha. Alice Beth, Ennis "Tut"; Haynes. Nov, 1972.  pwhm37
The men L-R: Tom; J. L.; Tom Willis (Alice Beth's husband0; Haynes; "Tut"; Jack. The women L-R: Estella (Garnett) Morris, wife of  S. Tom; Velma Ruth (Cashatt) Morris, J. L.'s wife; Alice Beth; Lois Marie (Jeanes) Morris, Haynes's wife; Tommie  Laverne (Dawson) Morris, Tut's wife; Scottie Marie (Swafford) Morris, Jack's wife.  pwhm40
Morris family reunion on June 28, 1988. L-R: J. L.; S. Tom; Jack; Tut; Alice Beth; Haynes.  pwhm41
L-R: Tommie, Tut's wife; S. Tom; Heather Anne (Morris) Swain, Tommie's granddaughter; J. L. pwhm42
Jack Morris; Debbie (Morris) and her husband, Adolph Escobar. Debbie is the daughter of Haynes and Lois Morris pwhm43
Sister-in-laws: Lois Marie (Jeanes) Morris and Scottie Marie (Swafford) Morris.  pwhm44
Tom Willis  (b. 1927) and wife Alice Beth (Morris) Willis (b.1925)  pwhm45
E. R. "Tut"; and Tut's wife Tommie; S. Tom; Heather Anne, Tut's & Tommie's granddaughter. pwhm46
David Willard; S. Tom; Linda; Estella. Linda is S. Tom's and Estella's daughter. David is Linda's husband. pwhm47
Scottie (Swafford0 Morris; Lisa (Wilcox) Morris, Dean's wife;  Wesley Keith Morris; Linda (Morris) Willard. pwhm48
Alice (Jordan) Morris's grandchildren: L-R: Men: Ansley Dean Morris; Wesley Keith Morris. Women: Alice Ann (Willis) Link (b. 1952); Lynette Morris; Debbie (Morris) Escobar; Linda (Morris) Willard; Leigh Ann (Morris) Romo; Pattie Sue (Morris) Noel. pwhm49
William Hawkins "Bill" Minter (b.1840-d.1917) and his wife, Mariah J. (Smith) Minter (b.1846-d.1905). Bill served in the Civil War. He is the son of Joesph Thomas "Pappy" and Sarah Ann (Carter) Minter. pwhm46.

Annie Brooks "Brooksie" (Minter) Jordan (b.1873-d.1942) with her husband, Starlin Jordan (b.1869-d.1927). Annie was the daughter of William Hawkins (b.1840-d.1917) and Mariah J. (Smith) Minter (b.1846-d.1905) pwhm47.