Estella according to documented
records was born December 11, 1854 a slave. My immediate
family seemed to know very little about her which roused my
curiosity. She has become the motivating force in my search for
my lost, but not forgotten ancestors.
Her children 10
pictured above out of 17 are: Mary Upton, Johnnie Davis, Ora
Samuel Upton, Logan Upton, Bennie Upton, Helen Riney Upton,
Rachel Upton, Grant Upton and William Upton all born in Aransas
County, TX. The others were Emma, Dora, George, Henrietta, Bessie, and
Carrie. One unknown believed to have died young!
According to documented records and oral passage Stella came to