Great-Grandma’s  clothes

Great-Grandma’s clothes

 Mom gardening while being interviewed about Great-Granddaddy Dick digging up wild roses for Great-Grandma Zita

Mom gardening while being interviewed about Great-Granddaddy Dick digging up wild roses for Great-Grandma Zita

 My parents, Larry, grandson of Great Grandma Zita, and Nora Gilstrap going through old photographs.

My parents, Larry, grandson of Great Grandma Zita, and Nora Gilstrap going through old photographs.

 My parents, Larry, grandson of Great Grandma Zita, and Nora Gilstrap going through old photographs.

My parents, Larry, grandson of Great Grandma Zita, and Nora Gilstrap going through old photographs.

 The Richard Simmons box my Great Grandmother’s wedding dress, shoes & stockings were found in.

The Richard Simmons box my Great Grandmother’s wedding dress, shoes & stockings were found in.

 The second bedroom in the ranch headquarters where many of her items were found.

The second bedroom in the ranch headquarters where many of her items were found.

 A dress and shirt in vest found among Great Grandma’s belongings.

A dress and shirt in vest found among Great Grandma’s belongings.

 Terry Gilstrap, grandson to my Great-Grandmother, talking about family history in his mother’s bedroom.  A lot of the jewelry was found in her belongings.

Terry Gilstrap, grandson to my Great-Grandmother, talking about family history in his mother’s bedroom. A lot of the jewelry was found in her belongings.

 Larry Gilstrap, my father and grandson of Great-Grandma Zita working at the Lone Oak post office. At 78, he still runs one of the ranch operations on the original Louden Ranch.

Larry Gilstrap, my father and grandson of Great-Grandma Zita working at the Lone Oak post office. At 78, he still runs one of the ranch operations on the original Louden Ranch.

 Ben Gilstrap chiseling out the mortar and dirt between stones used to build the ranch headquarters over a hundred years ago.

Ben Gilstrap chiseling out the mortar and dirt between stones used to build the ranch headquarters over a hundred years ago.

 Ben Gilstrap chiseling out the mortar and dirt between stones used to build the ranch headquarters over a hundred years ago.

Ben Gilstrap chiseling out the mortar and dirt between stones used to build the ranch headquarters over a hundred years ago.

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 Zita Coombs, Grand-daughter to Great Grandma Zita, digging through items in the ranch headquarters.

Zita Coombs, Grand-daughter to Great Grandma Zita, digging through items in the ranch headquarters.

 Larry (grandson to GGZ)  and Ben Gilstrap (great-grandson to GGZ) inside the Lone Oak Post Office.  Ben spends half the year down on the ranch helping our dad

Larry (grandson to GGZ) and Ben Gilstrap (great-grandson to GGZ) inside the Lone Oak Post Office. Ben spends half the year down on the ranch helping our dad

 Larry and Ben Gilstrap during a conversation about water on the ranch.  Over the years water has become more and more of an issue.  This conversation took place in the ranch headquarters, my great grandparent’s home, which my brother is remodeling.

Larry and Ben Gilstrap during a conversation about water on the ranch. Over the years water has become more and more of an issue. This conversation took place in the ranch headquarters, my great grandparent’s home, which my brother is remodeling.

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 Ben Gilstrap, my brother and Great Grandma Zita’s great-grandson, working on the ranch headquarters which was built around 1913.  He’s the one that found the hats.

Ben Gilstrap, my brother and Great Grandma Zita’s great-grandson, working on the ranch headquarters which was built around 1913. He’s the one that found the hats.

 Great-Grandma’s  clothes
 Mom gardening while being interviewed about Great-Granddaddy Dick digging up wild roses for Great-Grandma Zita
 My parents, Larry, grandson of Great Grandma Zita, and Nora Gilstrap going through old photographs.
 My parents, Larry, grandson of Great Grandma Zita, and Nora Gilstrap going through old photographs.
 The Richard Simmons box my Great Grandmother’s wedding dress, shoes & stockings were found in.
 The second bedroom in the ranch headquarters where many of her items were found.
 A dress and shirt in vest found among Great Grandma’s belongings.
 Terry Gilstrap, grandson to my Great-Grandmother, talking about family history in his mother’s bedroom.  A lot of the jewelry was found in her belongings.
 Larry Gilstrap, my father and grandson of Great-Grandma Zita working at the Lone Oak post office. At 78, he still runs one of the ranch operations on the original Louden Ranch.
 Ben Gilstrap chiseling out the mortar and dirt between stones used to build the ranch headquarters over a hundred years ago.
 Ben Gilstrap chiseling out the mortar and dirt between stones used to build the ranch headquarters over a hundred years ago.
Gilstrap_GGZ_hat_onsand_122019_164.jpg
Gilstrap_GGZ_hat_onsand_122019_329.jpg
gilstrap_GGZ_test2__526.jpg
Gilstrap_GGZ_blouses_62019_192.jpg
Gilstrap_JLCattle_branding_62019_047.jpg
Gilstrap_JLCattle_branding_62019_102.jpg
Gilstrap_JLCattle_branding_62019_070.jpg
Gilstrap_JLCattle_branding_62019_069.jpg
Gilstrap_JLCattle_branding_62019_448.jpg
Gilstrap_JLCattle_branding_62019_218.jpg
Gilstrap_JLCattle_branding_62019_503.jpg
 Zita Coombs, Grand-daughter to Great Grandma Zita, digging through items in the ranch headquarters.
 Larry (grandson to GGZ)  and Ben Gilstrap (great-grandson to GGZ) inside the Lone Oak Post Office.  Ben spends half the year down on the ranch helping our dad
 Larry and Ben Gilstrap during a conversation about water on the ranch.  Over the years water has become more and more of an issue.  This conversation took place in the ranch headquarters, my great grandparent’s home, which my brother is remodeling.
Gilstrap_JLCattle_branding_62019_038.jpg
 Ben Gilstrap, my brother and Great Grandma Zita’s great-grandson, working on the ranch headquarters which was built around 1913.  He’s the one that found the hats.

Great-Grandma’s clothes

Mom gardening while being interviewed about Great-Granddaddy Dick digging up wild roses for Great-Grandma Zita

My parents, Larry, grandson of Great Grandma Zita, and Nora Gilstrap going through old photographs.

My parents, Larry, grandson of Great Grandma Zita, and Nora Gilstrap going through old photographs.

The Richard Simmons box my Great Grandmother’s wedding dress, shoes & stockings were found in.

The second bedroom in the ranch headquarters where many of her items were found.

A dress and shirt in vest found among Great Grandma’s belongings.

Terry Gilstrap, grandson to my Great-Grandmother, talking about family history in his mother’s bedroom. A lot of the jewelry was found in her belongings.

Larry Gilstrap, my father and grandson of Great-Grandma Zita working at the Lone Oak post office. At 78, he still runs one of the ranch operations on the original Louden Ranch.

Ben Gilstrap chiseling out the mortar and dirt between stones used to build the ranch headquarters over a hundred years ago.

Ben Gilstrap chiseling out the mortar and dirt between stones used to build the ranch headquarters over a hundred years ago.

Zita Coombs, Grand-daughter to Great Grandma Zita, digging through items in the ranch headquarters.

Larry (grandson to GGZ) and Ben Gilstrap (great-grandson to GGZ) inside the Lone Oak Post Office. Ben spends half the year down on the ranch helping our dad

Larry and Ben Gilstrap during a conversation about water on the ranch. Over the years water has become more and more of an issue. This conversation took place in the ranch headquarters, my great grandparent’s home, which my brother is remodeling.

Ben Gilstrap, my brother and Great Grandma Zita’s great-grandson, working on the ranch headquarters which was built around 1913. He’s the one that found the hats.

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