Mrs. Etta Kolb of Rock Island dies April 16th
Mrs. Etta Kolb of Rock Island passed away at a Ganado hospital last Thursday, April 16th, where she had been seriously ill for several weeks. She was the widow of the late Ben Kolb, a prominent South Texas Cattleman, who preceded her in death in 1934.
Funeral Services were held from Baptist Church in Rock Island last Friday, April 17 at 3:30 o’clock with interment in the family plot in Myrtle Cemetery. Officiating at services were the Rev. Norman Roberts, pastor of the Columbus Baptist Church, with Columbus Funeral home in charge of arrangements.
For several years Mrs. Kolb had made her home with her only daughter, Mrs. Carrie Paul of E[illegible] at the time of her passing, she was 81 years of age. She was a native of Alabama but came to Texas as a small Child and was reared in Gonzales County
Member of a family well known in [illegible] surrounding communities. She was the last surviving member of her family. Many years ago the Kolb family resided briefly in Eagle Lake, where they were well known. Other survivors besides Mrs. Paul include one son, Victor Kolb of [illegible], Texas, Eight grandchildren and four great -grandchildren. Eagle Lake Headlight, April 23, 1953
"United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MFND-CTZ : accessed 18 March 2015), Etta Stone in household of Armstrong Mcvea, , Gonzales, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district , sheet , NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll ; FHL microfilm .
"United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3L7-7B3 : accessed 24 March 2015), Etta A Kolb in household of Ben H Kolb, Justice Precinct 2, Colorado, Texas, United States; citing sheet 7B, family 129, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,241,622.
"United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MHTR-L3K : accessed 24 March 2015), Etta Kolb in household of Ben H Kolb, Rock Island, Colorado, Texas, United States; citing sheet 1B, family 31, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,821,787.
"United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/CWCF-76Z : accessed 24 March 2015), Etta B Kolb in household of Benjamin H Kolb, Precinct 2, Colorado, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0005, sheet 3B, family 49, line 59, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 2311; FHL microfilm 2,342,045.
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