Julia Elizabeth [Rasch] Buffler Family History

(Information on this page was last updated on April, 2017)


----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1 Julia Elizabeth Rasch (picture) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: March 14, 1882 Birth Place: St. Florian, Alabama Occupation: Housewife Christen Date: March 19, 1882 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, AL Religion: R. Catholic Death Date: March 22, 1971 Death Place: Florence, Alabama Burial Place: St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery, St. Florian, Alabama (Row 23, Plot N3) Father: Edward John Rasch (1852-1952) Mother: Mary Ernst (1850-1924)
Notes: Augusta [Noggler] Rasch was her best friend, and was Maid of Honor at her wedding. Possibly had a college degree. Taught school at St. Florian's grammer school.
Spouse: Frank Xavier Buffler (picture) Birth Date: May 22, 1877 Birth Place: St. Florian, Alabama Christen Date: June 6, 1877 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, AL Religion: R. Catholic aka: Cap Occupation: Farmer / Businessman Death Date: July 2, 1970 Death Place: Florence, Alabama Burial Date: July 4, 1970 Burial Place: St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery, St. Florian, Alabama (Row 23, Plot N4)
Spouse Notes: Frank initially worked as a carpenter in a crew from St. Florian who built some of the homes on Wood Avenue in Florence and the old Mars Hill Church. He later farmed and owned a lot of farm and timber land and several businesses. The businesses included a cotton gin and flour mill in St. Florian that he purchased from Toney Rasch. The cotton gin was initially operated by steam, with water supplied from the nearby St. Florian branch. However, the high mineral content of the water clogged the piping. He then converted the gin to operate from the engines of tractors.
Marriage Date: October 24, 1906 Marriage Date: St. Michael's Catholic Church, St. Florian, AL Children: Edward F. (pictures) Frank A. Alfred Gregory Leon Bernard Juliet Josephine Mary Elizabeth James Anthony Angela Annuciata References: 11 12 29 35 43 48 119
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.1 Edward Francis Buffler ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: April 28, 1908 Birth Place: St. Florian, Alabama Christen Date: April 28, 1908 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, AL Religion: R. Catholic Occupation: Farmer And Cotten Gin Owner Death Date: August 21, 1945 Death Place: Philippine Islands Burial Date: April 22, 1949 Burial Place: St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery, St. Florian, Alabama (Row 23, Plot N5) Father: Frank Xavier Buffler (1877-1970) Mother: Julia Elizabeth Rasch (1882-1971)
Notes: Served in the 13th Air Force during World War II. Killed in the Philippine Islands after the war was officially over by a defective bomb which he was loading. Another account of his death said that he was in charge of a group of 20 men who were dumping defective bombs into the water when the barge blew up, killing all of them.
References: 16 27 29
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.2 Frank August Buffler * ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: July 26, 1909 Birth Place: St. Florian, Alabama Occupation: Farmer Christen Date: July 26, 1909 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, AL Religion: R. Catholic aka: Slick Death Date: August 14, 1975 Death Place: St. Florian, Alabama Burial Date: August 16, 1975 Burial Place: St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery, St. Florian, Alabama (Row 24, Plot N6) Father: Frank Xavier Buffler (1877-1970) Mother: Julia Elizabeth Rasch (1882-1971)
Notes: It is said that Frank got his nickname one day when he was young and went to St. Michael's School with his hair messed up. The teacher made him go home and fix it. He came back with his hair all slicked back. He was a very hard worker, having no other hobbies except farming. He was very honest, and well respected by all who knew him. He died in a farm machinary accident.
Spouse: Dorothy Magdalena Epping Birth Date: November 3, 1919 Birth Place: St. Florian, Alabama Christen Date: November 9, 1919 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, AL Religion: R. Catholic Death Date: June 20, 1956 Burial Date: June 22, 1956 Burial Place: St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery, St. Florian, Alabama (Row 24, Plot N5) Spouse Father: Frank G. Epping Spouse Mother: Clara August Mecke
Spouse Notes: She was a very kind and hard working person. During much of her younger (teens) life, she took care of elderly relatives. She died after being struck by lightening. At the time of her death, she left seven children, ranging in age from 6 months to 13 years.
Marriage Date: August 16, 1941 Marriage Place: St. Florian, Alabama Children: Mary Louise Mildred Ann Barbara Jean Frances Rose Martha Nell John Thomas Agnes Marie Other spouse: Frances Henken References: 11 16 25 29 34 174
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.2.1 Mary Louise Buffler ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: November 20, 1942 Birth Place: St. Florian, Alabama Christen Date: November 22, 1942 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, AL Religion: R. Catholic Father: Frank A. Buffler (1909-1975) Mother: Dorothy Epping (1919-1956) Spouse: Norman Edward Howe Birth Date: May 13, Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois Spouse Father: Fred Howe SpouseMother: Alice Nelson Marriage Date: October 10, 1970 Marriage Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, AL References: 174
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.2.2 Mildred Ann Buffler ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: February 26, 1945 Birth Place: St. Florian, Alabama Father: Frank A. Buffler (1909-1975) Mother: Dorothy Epping (1919-1956) Spouse: Mr. Mitchell
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.2.3 Barbara Jean Buffler ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: August 22, 1946 Birth Place: St. Florian, Alabama Christen Date: August 27, 1946 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, AL Religion: R. Catholic Father: Frank A. Buffler (1909-1975) Mother: Dorothy Epping (1919-1956) Spouse: Harry Reed Alvis Marriage Date: April 8, 1967 Marriage Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, AL Divorced Children: Jennifer Read References: 174
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.2.3.1 Jennifer Read Alvis ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: May 28, 1972 Birth Place: Florence, Alabama Christen Date: June 14, 1972 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, AL Religion: R. Catholic Father: Harry Reed Alvis Mother: Barbara Jean Buffler References: 174
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.2.4 Frances Rose Buffler ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: February 20, 1949 Birth Place: St. Florian, Alabama Christen Date: February 23, 1949 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic aka: Rosie Occupation: Clerical Director Father: Frank A. Buffler (1909-1975) Mother: Dorothy Epping (1919-1956)
Notes: A mother of two wonderful daughters. Like her father, she enjoys hard work. She loves to garden, cut grass, raise flowers, anything to do with the outdoors.
Spouse: Keith Frederick Holder (picture) Birth Date: October 17, 1944 Birth Place: Maryville, TN Occupation: Crane Operator, volunteer fireman Death Date: November 30, 2009 Death Place: Florence, Alabama Burial Date: December 2,, 2009 Burial Place: St. Michael's Catholic Church, St. Florian, Alabama (Row 29, Plot N12) Spouse Father: James Roy Holder Spouse Mother: Deca Louise Akins
Spouse Notes: A very good husband and father. He spends much time with his family. In addition to his job as a crane operator for Reynolds Metals Company, Keith spends a great deal of time as a volunteer fireman. He keeps the fire trucks in running order and has even converted a couple of trucks into fire trucks. (1995) A 1963 graduate of Coffee High School and was retired from Reynolds Metals and Wise Alloys, working as a crane operator for over 25 years. He also was a member of Mid-Lauderdale Volunteer Fire Department for 33 years and was a Harley-Davidson enthusiast. (2009)
Marriage Date: July 28, 1967 Marriage Place: St. Michael's Catholic Church, St. Florian, Alabama Children: Kimberly Lynn Kristie Allison References: 34 78 95x 148
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.2.4.1 Kimberly Lynn Holder ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: May 26, 1970 Birth Place: Florence, Alabama Christen Date: June 7, 1970 Christen Place: St. Joseph's Church, Florence, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic aka: Kim Occupation: Teacher (1st Grade) Father: Keith F. Holder Mother: Frances Rose Buffler Spouse: Barry Glenn Williams Birth Date: December 12, 1964 Occupation: Mortician Marriage Date: May 18, 1990 Marriage Place: Florence, ALabama References: 5 34
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.2.4.2 Kristie Allison Holder ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: April 5, 1975 Birth Place: Florence, Alabama Christen Date: April 27, 1975 Christen Place: St. Joseph's Church, Florence, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Occupation: X-Ray Technician Father: Keith F. Holder Mother: Frances Rose Buffler reference; 34 35
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.2.5a Martha Nell Buffler * ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: April 25, 1952 Birth Place: St. Florian, Alabama Christen Date: April 27, 1952 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Father: Frank A. Buffler (1909-1975) Mother: Dorothy Epping (1919-1956) Spouse: Gerald A. Gruber Birth Date: June 5, 1947 Birth Place: St. Florian, Alabama Marriage Date: April 28, 1973 Marriage Place: Florence, Alabama Children: Julia Ellen Other spouses: Mr. Crittenden References: 25 174
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.2.5a.1 Julia Ellen Gruber ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: October 6, 1974 Birth Place: Sheffield, Alabama Father: Gerald Gruber Mother: Martha Nell Buffler
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.2.5b Martha Nell Buffler * ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (See above) Spouse: Mr. Crittenden Other spouses: Gerald Gruber
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.2.6 John Thomas Buffler ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: August 22, 1953 Birth Place: St. Florian, Alabama Christen Date: August 24, 1953 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Father: Frank A. Buffler (1909-1975) Mother: Dorothy Epping (1919-1956)
Notes: Married in a civil ceremony on January 14, 1988, followed by a religious ceremony on April 2, 1990, at St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, AL.
Spouse: Tina Louise Jackson Christen Date: May 31, 1970 Christen Place: Salem Church Of Christ, Florence, AL Religion: Protestant Spouse Father: Robert W. Jackson Spouse Mother: Helen Louise Duncan Children: Mary Elizabeth John Augustus References: 35
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.2.6.1 Mary Elizabeth Buffler ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: January 1, 1990 Birth Place: Florence, ALabama Christen Date: March 11, 1990 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Father: John Thomas Buffler Mother: Tina Louise Jackson
Notes: Baptismal sponsors were Louis Kepping and Agnes Canerday. Is an active duty member of the U.S. navy. (2014)
References: 35 158
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.2.6.2 John Augustin Buffler ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: October 11, 1991 Birth Place: Florence, ALabama Christen Date: February 9, 1992 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Father: John Thomas Buffler Mother: Tina Louise Jackson
Notes: Baptismal sponsors were Lloyd M. Banfield and Frances B. Holden. Serving in the Alabama Army National Guard. (2014)
References: 35 158
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.2.7a Agnes Marie Buffler * ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: December 30, 1955 Birth Place: Florence, Alabama Christen Date: January 1, 1956 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Occupation: Nurse Religion: R. Catholic Father: Frank A. Buffler (1909-1975) Mother: Dorothy Epping (1919-1956) Spouse: Ronald Ray Canerday Birth Date: May 1, 1952 Birth Place: Lauderdale County, Alabama Occupation: Ironworker Spouse Father: Leornard O'Neal Canerday Divorced: Children: Shannon Ray Shane Austin References: 33 35
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.2.7a.1 Shannon Ray Canerday ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: February 17, 1973 Birth Place: Florence, Alabama Christen Date: February 25, 1975 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Occupation: Framer Father: Ronald Ray Canerday Mother: Agnes Marie Buffler Spouse: Troy Lynn Baskins Christen Date: 1979 Christen Place: 1st Church of the Nazarene, Florence, AL Religion: Protestant Spouse Father: Floyd Herschel Baskins Spouse Mother: Martha Lee Anderson Marriage Date: March 27, 1993 Marriage Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama References: 33 35
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.2.7a.2 Shane Austin Canerday ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: August 13, 1978 Birth Place: Florence, ALabama Christen Date: February 11, 1979 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Father: Ronald Ray Canerday Mother: Agnes Marie Buffler References: 33 35
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.2.7b Agnes Marie Buffler * ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (See above) Children: Blake Allen Other spouses: Ronald Ray Canerday
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.2.7b.1 Blake Allen Springer ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: March 3, 1991 Birth Place: Florence, ALabama Christen Date: April 14, 1991 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Mother: Agnes Marie Buffler
Notes: Baptismal sponsors were John Thomas Buffler and Francis Rose Holder.
References: 33 35
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.2b Frank August Buffler * ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (See above) Spouse: Frances Marie Henken Birth Date: November 17, 1917 Christen Date: November 20, 1917 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Death Date: August 17, 1986 Death Place: Florence, Alabama Burial Date: August 19, 1986 Burial Place: St. Michael's Catholic Church, St. Florian, Alabama (Row 13, Plot S13) Spouse Father: Frank Henken Spouse Mother: Marg Mecke Marriage Date: October 11, 1958 Marriage Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Other spouses: Dorothy Epping References: 174
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.3 Alfred Buffler ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: July 20, 1911 Birth Place: St. Florian, Alabama Religion: Church of Christ Death Date: June 22, 1988 Burial Place: Florence, Alabama Father: Frank Xavier Buffler (1877-1970) Mother: Julia Elizabeth Rasch (1882-1971)
Notes: Married late in life. Converted to his wife's faith. Had no children. Buried at Greenview Memorial park, Florence.
Spouse: Julia Blaylock Birth Place: Alabama Religion: Church Of Christ References: 11 32 39
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.4 Gregory Leon Buffler ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: November 27, 1913 Birth Place: St. Florian, Alabama Christen Date: November 29, 1913 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Death Date: December 3, 1985 Death Place: Dallas, Texas Burial Date: December 7, 1985 Burial Place: St. Michael's Cemetary, St. Florian, AL (Row 23, Plot N15) Father: Frank Xavier Buffler (1877-1970) Mother: Julia Elizabeth Rasch (1882-1971) Spouse: Virginia Sealey Birth Date: Circa 1905 Birth Place: Dallas, Texas Religion: Protestant aka: Annie References: 16 35
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.5 Bernard Alonzo Buffler ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: November 11, 1915 Birth Place: St. Florian, Alabama Christen Date: November 13, 1915 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Death Date: July 23, 1962 Death Place: St. Florian, Alabama Burial Date: July 25, 1962 Burial Place: St. Michael's Cemetary, St. Florian, AL (Row 23, Plot N6) Father: Frank Xavier Buffler (1877-1970) Mother: Julia Elizabeth Rasch (1882-1971)
Notes: Killed when farm machinary overturned. He never married.
References: 32 97 174
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.6 Juliet Josephine Buffler ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: February 23, 1918 Birth Place: St. Florian, Alabama Christen Date: February 23, 1918 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Occupation: Retired teacher Death Date: December 23, 2004 Death Place: Florence, Alabama Burial Date: December 27, 2004 Burial Place: St. Michael's Cemetary, St. Florian, AL (Row 16, Plot S13) Father: Frank Xavier Buffler (1877-1970) Mother: Julia Elizabeth Rasch (1882-1971)
Notes: She taught at Central School in Lauderdale County. She was a devoted wife and mother, who took care of her husband and daughter during their terminal illnesses.
Spouse: Harry Paul Eckl Birth Date: July 25, 1915 Birth Place: St. Florian, Alabama Christen Date: August 1, 1915 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Death Date: July 7, 1992 Death Place: St. Florian, Alabama Burial Place: St. Michael's Cemetary, St. Florian, AL (Row 16, Plot S14) Father: Edward John Eckl Mother: Anna Elizabeth Schmidlkofer Marriage Date: May 22, 1943 Marriage Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Children: Mary Carolyn Richard Anthony Margaret Ann Julia Lynn References: 32 78 97 119 128
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.6.1 Mary Carolyn Eckl ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: May 14, 1944 Birth Place: Florence, Alabama Christen Date: May 14, 1944 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Father: Harry Paul Eckl Mother: Juliet Josephine Buffler Spouse: John David Eck Birth Date: July 6, 1941 Birth Place: Florence, Alabama Christen Date: May 14, 1944 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Spouse Father: Joseph Eck Spouse Mother: Magdalene Zierer Marriage Date: August 14, 1965 Marriage Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Children: Susan Elizabeth Kathryn Julianna References: 174
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.6.1.1 Susan Elizabeth Eck ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: January 8, 1968 Christen Date: January 28, 1968 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Father: John David Eck Mother: Mary Carolyn Eckl Spouse: Burt Taylor Webb Spouse Father: James Burt Webb Spouse Mother: Nancy Taylor Marriage Date: March 18, 1995 Marriage Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama References: 35 174
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.6.1.2 Kathryn Julianna Eck ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: October 4, 1970 Christen Date: October 18, 1970 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Father: John David Eck Mother: Mary Carolyn Eckl References: 174
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.6.2 Richard Anthony Eckl ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: June 18, 1946 Birth Place: Florence, Alabama Christen Date: June 30, 1946 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Father: Harry Paul Eckl Mother: Juliet Josephine Buffler Spouse: Frances Marlyn Smith Birth Date: November 18, 1945 Birth Place: Florence, Alabama Children: Anthony Edwin Joseph Paul Matthew Alexander References: 174
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.6.2.1 Anthony Edwin Eckl ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: January 29, 1971 Birth Place: Florence, Alabama Father: Richard Anthony Eckl Mother: Frances Marlyn Smith
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.6.2.2 Joseph Paul Eckl ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: March 11, 1973 Birth Place: Florence, Alabama Christen Date: March 25, 1973 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Father: Richard Anthony Eckl Mother: Frances Marlyn Smith Spouse: Kim Marriage Date: June 10, 1995 References: 35
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.6.2.3 Matthew Alexander Eckl ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: May 11, 1976 Birth Place: Florence, Alabama Christen Date: May 30, 1976 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Father: Richard Anthony Eckl Mother: Frances Marlyn Smith References: 35
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.6.3 Margaret Ann Eckl ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: October 27, 1950 Birth Place: Florence, Alabama Christen Date: November 50, 1950 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Death Date: August 10, 1981 Death Place: Florence, Alabama Burial Place: Arlington Memorial Park, Sandy Springs, Georgia Father: Harry Paul Eckl Mother: Juliet Josephine Buffler
Notes: Margaret died of cancer 9 months after the birth of her son, Nicolas.
Spouse: William Murray Strong Jr. Children: Nicolas References: 32 78 148 174
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.6.3.1 Nicolas Strong ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: December, 1980 Birth Place: Florence, Alabama Father: William Murray Strong Jr. Mother: Margaret Ann Eckl References: 32
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.6.4 Julia Lynn Eckl ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: December 26, 1951 Birth Place: Florence, Alabama Father: Harry Paul Eckl Mother: Juliet Josephine Buffler Spouse: Curt Goodrich References: 25 128
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.7 Mary Elizabeth Buffler ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: April 22, 1921 Birth Place: St. Florian, Alabama Christen Date: April 24, 1921 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Death Date: December 1, 2006 Death Place: St. Florian, Alabama Burial Date: December 4, 2006 Burial Place: St. Michael's Cemetary, St. Florian, AL (Row 23, Plot N7) Father: Frank Xavier Buffler (1877-1970) Mother: Julia Elizabeth Rasch (1882-1971)
Notes: She never married. She was very generous to the town of St. Florian with her recollections of the early history of the town and the people, and her contributions of property for town use.
References: 118 119
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.8 James Anthony Buffler ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: May 28, 1923 Birth Place: St. Florian, Alabama Christen Date: May 30, 1923 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic aka: Jim Occupation: Director Of Tennessee State OSHA Death Date: April 25, 2010 Death Place: Fairhope, Alabama Burial Date: August 7, 2010 Burial Place: St. Michael's Cemetary, St. Florian, AL (Row 23, Plot N16) Father: Frank Xavier Buffler (1877-1970) Mother: Julia Elizabeth Rasch (1882-1971)
Notes: World War II veteran of the U.S. Army, having enlisted on June 19, 1943. he was a graduate of the University of Alabama and continued his love of education at the University of Tennessee, where he was an active student until the age of 83. In his early years he owned and operated cotton gins in Florence, Ala., and Weslaco, Texas. Before moving to Knoxville, Tenn., he worked for the Boeing Co. on the space program. He retired from the Tennessee Dept. of Labor-TOSHA, after 32 years of service. At the time of his passing he had 4 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
Spouse: Mildred Clara Eckl Birth Date: February 23, 1925 Birth Place: St. Joseph, Tennessee Religion: R. Catholic Occupation: Manager of a Dental Lab Death Date: December 31, 2012 Death Place: Fairhope, Alabama Burial Date: January 5, 2013 Burial Place: St. Michael's Cemetary, St. Florian, AL (Row 23, Plot N17) Spouse Father: Frank G. Eckl Spouse Mother: Josephine M. Kluesner
Spouse Notes: A resident of Knoxville, TN for forty years, Mildred had a long and dedicated career as a political activist and loyal Democrat. She held every office of the Knox County TN Democratic Woman's Club. She was the first woman to be elected to the highest office as Chairman of the Democratic Party of Knox County. She was honored when the Mildred Buffler Democratic Woman's Day Club was established in 2001.
Marriage Date: February 12, 1946 Marriage Place: St. Michael's Catholic Church, St. Florian, Alabama Children: Mark Anthony Mary Lynn Debra Ann References: 29 59 95i&j 111 119 149
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.8.1 Mark Anthony Buffler ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: September 15, 1947 Birth Place: Florence, Alabama Christen Date: September 29, 1947 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Occupation: Computer Professional Religion: R. Catholic Father: James Anthony Buffler Mother: Mildred Clara Eckl
Notes: Retired from the U. S. Army.
Spouse: Janice Zumstein Birth Date: June 1, 1948 Birth Place: Ashville, NC Christen Place: Grassy Fork, TN Religion: Methodist Occupation: Teacher Spouse Father: Russel Zumstein Spouse Mother: Mary Pauline Gosnell
Spouse Notes: Of German-Swiss extraction.
Marriage Date: July 30, 1977 Marriage Place: Atlanta, GA References: 29
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.8.2 Mary Lynn Buffler ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: October 6, 1948 Birth Place: Florence, Alabama Christen Date: November 14, 1948 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Occupation: Housewife Father: James Anthony Buffler Mother: Mildred Clara Eckl Spouse: Jerry Nolan Bryant Birth Date: December 12, 1947 Birth Place: Lawrenceburg, Tennessee Occupation: Business Man Religion: R. Catholic Spouse Father: Ernest Nolan Bryant Spouse Mother: Margaret Augzelle Lyons Marriage Date: January 24, 1970 Marriage Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, AL Children: Christy Michael Wesley Nolen References: 29 52 174
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.8.2.1 Christy Michael Bryant ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: November 19, 1974 Birth Place: Tullahoma, Tennessee Christen Place: Fairhope, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Father: Jerry N. Bryant Mother: Mary Lynn Buffler
Notes: Attends Indiana University.
References: 29 52
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.8.2.2 Wesley Nolen Bryant ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: October 2, 1978 Birth Place: Fairhope, Alabama Christen Place: Fairhope, Alabama Occupation: PACS Manager Religion: R. Catholic Father: Jerry N. Bryant Mother: Mary Lynn Buffler
Notes: Graduated from Auburn University in 2001 with a degree in Management of Information Systems. Met Katharine in Mobile.
Spouse: Katharine M. Hathaway Birth Date: March 3, 1980 Birth Place: Mobile, AL Christen Place: Mobile, AL Occupation: Homemaker Religion: R. Catholic
Notes: Graduated from University of South Alabama in 2005. Worked as a teacher until the birth of her son.
Marriage Date: February 24, 2006 Marriage Place: St. Catharine of Sienna Church, Mobile, AL Children: Jackson Nolen References: 29 52 106
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.8.2.2.1 Jackson Nolen Bryant ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: December 4, 2006 Birth Place: Mobile, Alabama Christen Place: Mobile, Alabama Father: Wesley Nolen Bryant Mother: Katharine M. Hathaway References: 106
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.8.3 Debra Ann Buffler * ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: March 12, 1952 Birth Place: Mercedes, Texas Occupation: Bank Loan Officer Religion: R. Catholic Father: James Anthony Buffler Mother: Mildred Clara Eckl Spouse: Joseph R. McPhetridge, Jr. Birth Date: September 7, 1952 Birth Place: Knoxville, Tennessee Occupation: Car Salesman Death Date: Circa 1994 Death Place: Knoxville, Tennessee Burial Place: Cremated Marriage Date: 1969 Children: Rebecca Marion Joseph R. Other spouse: William Cotten References: 29 52
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.8.3.1 Rebecca Marion McPhetridge ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: February 23, 1970 Birth Place: Richmond, Virginia Father: Joseph R. McPhetridge, Jr. Mother: Debra Ann Buffler
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.8.3.2 Joseph R. McPhetridge, III ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: July 4, 1971 Birth Place: Knoxville, Tennessee Father: Joseph R. McPhetridge, Jr. Mother: Debra Ann Buffler Spouse: Cathy Hobbs Marriage Date: June 14, 1993 Children: Taylor References: 29 59
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.8.3.2.1 Taylor McPhetridge ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Father: Joseph R. McPhetridge, III Mother: Cathy Hobbs References: 59
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.8.3b Debra Ann Buffler * ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (See above) Other spouse: Joseph R. McPhetridge, Jr. References: 95i
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9 Angela Annuciata Buffler ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: March 25, 1925 Birth Place: St. Florian, Alabama Christen Date: March 25, 1925 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Occupation: Registered Nurse - Homemaker Father: Frank Xavier Buffler (1877-1970) Mother: Julia Elizabeth Rasch (1882-1971)
Notes: Worked as a nurse after the children left home. Lived in Dallas for 30 years, the past 10 in Houston.
Spouse: George Critz McIngvale (Picture) Birth Date: September 17, 1923 Birth Place: Starkville, Mississippi Religion: Raised Methodist, Converted To Catholicism aka: Mr. Mack Occupation: Salesman - Finance Officer Death Date: February 28, 2013 Death Place: Houston, Texas Burial Date: March 4, 2013 Burial Place: Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Texas Spouse Father: George McIngvale Spouse Mother: Bess Critz
Spouse Notes: He attended Starkville High School where he lettered in football and track, and was voted
"Mr. Starkville High School" and "Best Athlete". After two years at Mississippi State,
he joined the U.S. Army to fight in World War II. He served in the 91st Infantry
Division, 316th Engineer Combat Battalion, and between 1943-1945 saw action in the
Italian Campaign in Rome, Acno, North Appennines, and Po Valley. Following his
military service, he returned to Mississippi State and lettered in football, basketball
and track. He was also a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. After graduating
college in 1947, he met the love of his life, Angela Buffler. They married October 13, 1948
in Florence, Alabama and moved to Dallas, Texas in the early 1950s. Moved by his
wife's faith, George converted to Catholicism. Mr. McIngvale helped to raise the capital to
build Bishop Lynch High School. Always an avid sports fan, he took a particular
interest in construction of the football and baseball field for the school's teams,
dubbed the Friars. Mr. Mcingvale traveled the state following the Friars. In 1988 he and his wife moved from Dallas to Houston to join his son in his new
business venture, Gallery Furniture. He was loved by the Gallery employees and
noted for his generosity and devotion to his faith. He was the quintessential optimist.
He saw the best in all people and had never met a stranger. Complimenting people,
putting them at ease making them feel like the most important person in the world.
Marriage Date: October 13, 1948 Marriage Place: Florence, Alabama Children: George James Franklin Julia Mary Ralph Carrington Angela References: 31 45 95r
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.1a George Critz McIngvale Jr. * (Picture) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: October 15, 1949 Birth Place: Florence, Alabama Christen Date: October 23, 1949 Christen Place: St. Michael's Church, St. Florian, Alabama Religion: R. Catholic Death Date: December 27, 2008 Death Place: Houston,Texas Burial Date: December 30, 2008 Burial Place: Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Texas Father: George McIngvale Mother: Angela Annuciata Buffler
Notes: At Bishop Lynch High School, McIngvale not only lettered in all three sports for all four years, he was also
named a national merit scholar. His's athletic and academic achievements won him a scholarship to the
University of Texas. He earned a degree in finance and accounting and played center for a Longhorn team
that won the NCAA national football championship in 1969. A successful businessman, he ventured into
real estate, financing, retail and the oil business. His hobbies included deep-sea fishing, horse racing,
tennis and golf. He died of complications from heart disease.
Spouse: Vivian Diane Rodgers Birth Date: May 15, 1948 Birth Place: Oklahoma Marriage Date: September 1, 1972 Marriage Place: St. Paul's Church, Dallas, TX Divorced: Children: George Trip Dallas Other spouses: Debra Callahan References: 78 95s 174
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.1a.1 George Critz McIngvale III ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: October 15, 1975 Birth Place: Dallas, Texas Occupagion: Officer in the US Army Religion: R. Catholic aka: "Trip" Father: George McIngvale Jr. Mother: Diane Rodgers
Notes: Graduated from U.S. Military Academy, West Point, and George Bush School of Government
and Public Service at Texas A&M.
References: 31 95s
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.1a.2 Dallas McIngvale ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: October 15, 1977 Father: George McIngvale Jr. Mother: Diane Rodgers
Notes: Will attend Boston University in the Fall, 1995.
References: 31
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.1b George Critz McIngvale Jr. * ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (See above) Spouse: Debra Callahan Birth Date: July 27, 1960 aka: Debbie Marriage Date: July 9, 1993 Marriage Place: Harris, Texas Other spouses: Diane Rodgers References: 31 125
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.2a James Franklin McIngvale * ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: February 11, 1951 Birth Place: Starkville, Mississippi Occupation: Businessman Father: George McIngvale Mother: Angela Annuciata Buffler Spouse: Cynthia Potter Birth Date: August 26, 1951 Birth Place: Houston, Texas Marriage Date: May 10, 1975 Marriage Place: Dallas, Texas Divorced: April 25, 1978 Other spouses: Linda McCullough References: 31 125 131
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.2b James Franklin McIngvale * ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (See above) Spouse: Linda McCullough Marriage Date: 1980 Children: James Laura Elisabeth Other spouses: Cynthia Potter References: 31
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.2b.1 James McIngvale ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: July 13, 1982 Father: James Franklin McIngvale Mother: Linda McCullough References: 31 41
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.2b.2 Laura McIngvale ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: December 12, 1985 Father: James Franklin McIngvale Mother: Linda McCullough References: 31 41
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.2b.3 Elisabeth McIngvale ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: February 3, 1987 aka: Liz Father: James Franklin McIngvale Mother: Linda McCullough References: 31 41
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.3 Julia McIngvale (picture) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: January 21, 1953 Birth Place: Starkville, Mississippi Christen Place: Starkville, Mississippi Religion: R. Catholic Occupation: Public Relations/Housewife Father: George McIngvale Mother: Angela Annuciata Buffler
Notes: Julia met Randy at the University of Texas at Austin through her brother, Jim. She graduated from UT in 1975 with a B.S. degree in Journalism, then went to work in Houston as Marketing Director for Baylor College of Medicine. Since marrying Randy she has held various public relations positions, but her primary role has been that of "Mom". She was elected to serve on the San Angelo Independent School District's Board of Trustees in 1994. She and Randy are active in Holy Angels Catholic Church.
Spouse: Randol L. Stout Birth Date: July 20, 1949 Birth Place: San Angelo, Texas Christen Place: San Angelo, Texas aka: Randy Occupation: Attorney/Judge Spouse Father: Jesse Stout Spouse Mother: Mahibel Daniel
Spouse Notes: Baptized at Immanual Baptist Church, San Angelo, TX. Attended the University of Texas at Austin on a football scholarship. He played on the 1969 National Championship team. He attended South Texas College of Law and earned his law degree in 1977. Married in St. Pius X Church, Dallas, TX. He has been active in Democratic politics, serving as County Chair from 1980-1984, and as District Judge from 1986-1990.
Marriage Date: December 3, 1977 Marriage Place: Dallas, Texas Children: Randol L. William Henry Angela Annunciata References: 31
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.3.1 Randol L. Stout, Jr. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: April 27, 1978 Birth Place: Galveston, Texas Christen Date: May 1978 Christen Place: Galveston, Texas Religion: R. Catholic Father: Randol L. Stout Mother: Julia McIngvale
Notes: Baptized in Sacred Heart Church.
References: 31
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.3.2 William Henry Stout ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: March 6, 1979 Birth Place: Dallas, Texas Christen Date: May 1979 Christen Place: Dallas, Texas Religion: R. Catholic aka: Hank Father: Randol L. Stout Mother: Julia McIngvale References: 31
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.3.3 Angela Annunciata Stout ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: January 26, 1982 Birth Place: San Angelo, Texas Christen Date: February 21, 1982 Christen Place: Holy Angels Catholic Church, San Angelo, Texas Religion: R. Catholic Father: Randol L. Stout Mother: Julia McIngvale References: 31
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.4 Mary McIngvale ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: February 19, 1954 Birth Place: Starkville, Mississippi Father: George McIngvale Mother: Angela Annuciata Buffler Spouse: Tim Dunson Birth Date: January 9, 1954 Birth Place: Washington Divorced: 1980 Children: Brian James Jennifer DeAnn Thomas James References: 31
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.4.1 Brian James Dunson ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: August 25, 1974 Birth Place: Austin, Texas aka: B. J. Father: Tim Dunson Mother: Mary McIngvale
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.4.2 Jennifer DeAnn Dunson ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: December 1977 Father: Tim Dunson Mother: Mary McIngvale
Notes: Will attend Wesleyan College in Macon, GA, in the Fall, 1995.
References: 31
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.4.3 Thomas James Dunson ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: August 1979 Father: Tim Dunson Mother: Mary McIngvale References: 31
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.5 Ralph Carrington McIngvale ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: December 9, 1956 Birth Place: Dallas, Texas Christen Date: December 1956 Christen Place: Dallas, Texas Religion: R. Catholic Occupation: Marine Sales Father: George McIngvale Mother: Angela Annuciata Buffler
Notes: Played on the L.S.U. football team from 1975 to 1979. Graduated from L. S. U. in 1979. Married at Christ the Good Shepard Catholic Church.
Spouse: Gayelene Kilgore Birth Date: September 15, 1956 Birth Place: Lafayette, Louisiana Christen Date: September 1956 Christen Place: Fatima Catholic Church, Lafayette, Louisiana Religion: R. Catholic Occupation: Speech Pathologist Spouse Father: Bruce Allen Kilgore Spouse Mother: Cora McDonald
Spouse Notes: Graduated from L.S.U. in 1979. Received Master of Arts degree from University of Houston in 1987.
Marriage Date: July 26, 1980 Marriage Place: Houston, Texas Children: Samuel Anna Christine References: 31 41 54
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.5.1 Samuel McIngvale ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: November 26, 1984 Birth Place: Houston, Texas Christen Date: January 20, 1985 Christen Place: Christ the Good Shepard Catholic Church, Houston, Texas Religion: R. Catholic aka: Sam Father: Ralph Carrington McIngvale Mother: Gayelene Kilgore References: 31 41 54
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.5.2 Anna Christine McIngvale ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: September 15, 1988 Birth Place: Houston, Texas Christen Date: November 27, 1988 Religion: R. Catholic Father: Ralph Carrington McIngvale Mother: Gayelene Kilgore References: 31 41 54
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.6 Angela McIngvale ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: August 24, 1965 Birth Place: Dallas, Texas Father: George McIngvale Mother: Angela Annuciata Buffler Spouse: Kenneth Wayne Jones Marriage Date: June 17, 1988 Children: Kathryn Elizabeth Kenneth Wayne Benjamin Franklin References: 31
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.6.1 Kathryn Elizabeth Jones ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: November 21, 1989 aka: Kate Father: Kenneth Wayne Jones Mother: Angela McIngvale References: 31
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.6.2 Kenneth Wayne Jones II ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: October 5, 1991 Father: Kenneth Wayne Jones Mother: Angela McIngvale References: 31
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.2.1.9.6.3 Benjamin Franklin Jones ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: February 24, 1993 Father: Kenneth Wayne Jones Mother: Angela McIngvale References: 31


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