Friday, April 25, 2008

Jeanene Munsell and John "Townes" Van Zandt

Descendants of Harvey Otto (H. O.) Munselle:

Jeanene Munsell (Melvin2, Harvey Otto (H. O.)1) was born on 20 Feb 1957 in Nueces Co., TX. She was the daughter of Melvin Munsell (1928-2003) and Delores Pauline Zoch. Jeanene married John "Townes" Van Zandt, well-known musician and poet, on 14 Mar 1983 in Austin, Travis Co., TX, son of Harris Williams Van Zandt and Dorothy Townes. John was born on 7 Mar 1944 in Houston, Harris Co., TX, died on 1 Jan 1997 in Tennesse at age 52, and was buried in Dido Cemetery, Tarrant Co., TX.

Children from this marriage were:

1. William Vincent Van Zandt, born on 24 Mar 1983 in Austin, Travis Co., TX.

2. Katie Bell Van Zandt, born on 14 Feb 1992 in Austin, Travis Co., TX.

Line of Harvey Otto (H. O.) Munselle:
1. Lorenzo Dow Munselle (1828-1907) of Richland Springs, San Saba Co., TX and 1st wife, Phydelia Smith (1830 - )
2. James Lawrence (Jim) Munselle (1864-1934) and 2nd wife, Margaret Josephine (Maggie) Patterson (1875-1837)
3. Harvey Otto (H.O) Munselle (1894-1974). Harvey Otto (H. O.) Munselle married Mattie Jewell Neyland (1894-1976), daughter of Warren Joshua Neyland and Martha Bernetta Winn.

Thanks very much to Nancy Cunningham for sharing her excellent research on this family.

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