Gillette Murrell Woodall
b. 25 February 1879, d. 11 November 1939
- Gillette Murrell Woodall was born on 25 February 1879 in Galveston, Texas.
- He married Anne Eugenia Langham, daughter of Jefferson Davis Langham and Jane L. Mitchell, on 23 December 1915 in Houston, Harris County, Texas.
- Gillette Murrell Woodall registered for the draft on 12 September 1918 in Harris County, Texas, while lifing with his wife "Anne Jane" at 1510 Chestnut in Houston, employed there in the wholesale fountain supply business.
- Gillette Murrell Woodall and Anne Eugenia Langham appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Houston, Harris County, Texas, at 2304 Genesee.
- He was an "agent, carbonated gas," according to the 1920 census.
- Gillette Murrell Woodall and Anne Eugenia Langham appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Houston, Harris County, Texas, at 2515 Binz Street. Other members of the household included Virginia Mitchell Woodall. Also in the household was one female lodger.
- He was employed as a vending machine salesman, according to the 1930 census.
- The following appeared on 21 September 1939 in the Kerrville Mountain Sun: Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Woodall had as their week-end guests her sister, Miss Emily Langham and Miss Julia Jackrout [sic], of Houston, and Mrs. Frank Womack of San Antonio. Mrs. Woodall and her guests spent the day with Mrs. P. J. Domingues at her camp near Hunt Saturday. Miss Virginia Woodall accompanied her aunt to Houston Sunday, where she will enter school on Tuesday.
- Gillette Murrell Woodall died on 11 November 1939 at age 60 in Houston, Harris County, Texas, at 802 West Alabama at his residence.
- His wife Anne Eugenia Langham became a widow at his death.
- He was interred at Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas.
- The following appeared on 16 November 1939 in The Kerville Mountain Sun: Kerville friends will learn with regret of the death of Gillette M. Woodall, 60, which occurred Saturday in the home of Mrs. Woodall's father, J. D. Langham, in Houston. He was a native of Galveston but had lived in Houston for about 30 years.
Several years ago he and his wife and daughter, Miss Virginia, moved to this section and lived above Hunt for a few years, later coming to Kerville to reside. They returned to Houston in the fall of 1938, but came back to Kerrville to spend the past summer. [:CR;] Funeral services were held Sunday in Houston, with Rev. Harry Lee Doll, pastor of one of the Episcopal Churches of that city, and interment was in the Glenwood Cemetery.
- Last Edited: 6 May 2017