Smith County, Texas

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By Alliene Gaston Coker

The third family of Gastons who lived in Tyler was Joseph Fleming Gaston and wife, Lula Johnson. They had two sons:
  1. Alan Lee, born 23 November 1893 and died 12 September 1984 and was buried in Tyler.
  2. Joseph Johnson Gaston who was born 14 October1891 and died 18 November1973 in Mattoon, Ill. He married Bertha Thomason, who was born 8-29-1887. They had two children:
    • Jo Frances
    • John Thomason Gaston, known as Jack.

Joseph Fleming Gaston died in Vinita, Okla. 2 May 1926 and Lula Lee Johnson died 11 February 1941 and all buried in Vinita.

A special thanks to Joe Gaston who transcribed this manuscript and to
Ann Stubblefield Ince of Knoxville, TN, granddaughter of Alliene Gaston Coker,
for giving permission to publish the manuscript.


History of Tyler and the Gaston Family


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