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157. Hon. William Harrison Wells, Judge 18 was born Jun 7, 1806 in TN,18 died Oct 24, 187118 at age 65, and was buried in Wells Cem., Drew Co., AR.18

William married Nancy Rogers 18 Jun 18, 1827 in Hardeman Co., TN.18

Children from this marriage were:

+ 623 F    i. Sarah Martin Wells 18,928 was born May 11, 1828 in Danceyville, Haywood Co., TN,18,928 died Aug 4, 1903 in Columbia, Caldwell Par., LA18 at age 75, and was buried in Mt. Pleasant Cem., Columbia, LA.18

+ 624 M    ii. Hon. William Turner Wells, Judge 929,930 was born Apr 9, 1835 in Dauceyville, TN929,930 and died Oct 5, 1906 in Monticello, Drew Co., AR at age 71.

158. Thomas Simmons Wells 18 was born in 1810 in TN.18

Thomas married Nora Rogers.18

164. Robert W. Hankins 51,60,61 was born Feb 25, 1821 in Montgomery Co., TN,51,60,61 died Dec 5, 1892 in Monticello, Drew Co., AR51,60 at age 71, and was buried in Wells Cem., Drew Co., AR.

General Notes: Robert settled in Drew Co., Arkansas.

The 1850 census says he was 27, or born about 1823 vice 1821.

Research Notes: Per the research of Jack Seeley: In 1840, Robert was an overseer. In 1844, he moved to Drew Co., Arkansas. Robert enlisted in the Confederate Army in Thompson's Brigade, Condederate Infantry. He was in service for three months and saw no battles. In 1890, Robert owned a 320 acre farm in Drew Co., Arkansas. He was a Democrat and a Methodist.

Robert married Sarah S. Albright,51 daughter of Isaac Albright and Philopena Rich, Jun 5, 1843 in Monticello, Drew Co., AR 51.,60 Sarah was born Jan 25, 1825 in Orange Co., NC,51 died Dec 15, 1879 in Drew Co., AR51 at age 54, and was buried in Wells Cem., Drew Co., AR. Another name for Sarah was Sallie.

Children from this marriage were:

   625 F    i. Emily Ellen Hankins 51 was born Apr 14, 1844 in Drew Co., AR,51 died Sep 15, 187951 at age 35, and was buried in Drew Co., AR.

+ 626 F    ii. Harriet Ann Hankins 51,931,932,933 was born Oct 30, 1845 in Monticello, Drew Co., AR51,931,933 and died Apr 25, 1928 in Monticello, Drew Co., AR51,932 at age 82.

+ 627 M    iii. Harrison Monroe Hankins 31,51,934,935,936,937,938 was born Mar 16, 1848 in Monticello, Drew Co., AR,31,51,934,935,936,937,938 died May 10, 1939 in Monticello, Drew Co., AR31,51 at age 91, and was buried in Oakland Cem., Monticello., AR.31

+ 628 F    iv. Martha Caroline Hankins 51,939 was born Nov 15, 1849 in Bartholomew Twsp., Drew Co., AR51 and died Sep 3, 1928 in Drew Co., AR51 at age 78.

+ 629 M    v. Henry Neely Hankins 51 was born Jan 26, 1853 in Drew Co., AR51 and died Mar 6, 190551 at age 52.

+ 630 M    vi. Charles Woodruf Hankins 51 was born Feb 4, 1855 in Drew Co., AR51 and died Aug 6, 1929 in Warren, Bradley Co., AR51 at age 74.

+ 631 F    vii. Joan of Arc Hankins 51 was born Dec 2, 1857 in Monticello, Drew Co., AR51 and died Dec 30, 1933 in Monticello, Drew Co., AR51 at age 76.

+ 632 M    viii. Jesse James Hankins 51,940 was born Sep 25, 1858 in Bartholomew Twsp., Drew Co., AR51,940 and died Nov 15, 1900 in Monticello, Drew Co., AR51 at age 42.

+ 633 M    ix. Donald Rich Hankins, Sr. 51,941,942,943,944,945 was born Feb 2, 1860 in Monticello, Drew Co., AR51,942,943,944,945 and died Feb 26, 1938 in Monticello, Drew Co., AR51 at age 78.


165. William Harrison Hankins, Sr. 51,61,308 was born in 1825 in TN,51,61,308 died Mar 15, 1872 in Jefferson Co., AR51 at age 47, and was buried in New Home, Cleveland Co., AR.

General Notes: Per the research of Jack Seeley: William resided in Montgomery Co., TN, then to Haywood Co., Tennessee prior to 1837. From about 1846-1848 he was in Drew Co., Arkansas. Tradition says that he went to California during the gold rush and returned with a flower sack full of gold and may have buried it on the Hankins homeplace. In 1858 he owned land in Jefferson Co., Arkansas (later part of Cleveland Co., Arkansas).

Research Notes: In the 1850 census, William and his family are living in the household of his father.

The included photo is believed to be of him. However, there was no name with the photo, so there is some question about it. All aspects of family association point to him, but certain proof is lacking. Anyone with information concerning confirmation that it truly is William, will be greatly appreciated. Likewise, if a viewer has this same photo correctly associated with another person, then please let me know so that I can remove it from here.

William married Martha Garrett Albright,31,51,61,308,946,947 daughter of Isaac Albright and Philopena Rich,. Martha was born Mar 29, 1827 in Orange Co., NC,31,51,61,308,946,947 died Mar 8, 1926 in Glendale, Lincoln Co., AR31 at age 98, and was buried in New Home, Cleveland Co., AR.31 Another name for Martha was Sugarbug.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 634 F    i. Lou Hankins .51

+ 635 M    ii. Franklin Hankins 31,51,61,308,948,949 was born Dec 11, 1846 in Haywood Co., TN,31,51,61,308,948,949 died Apr 21, 1937 in Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., AR31,51 at age 90, and was buried in New Home Cem., Cleveland Co., AR.31,51

+ 636 M    iii. Henry Allan Hankins 51,61,308,950,951,952,953 was born Jul 19, 1848 in Drew Co., AR,61,308,950,951,952,953 died Sep 25, 1932 in Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., AR at age 84, and was buried Sep 26, 1932 in New Home Cem., Cleveland Co., AR.

+ 637 F    iv. Mary Jane Hankins 51,61,308 was born in Aug 1850 in Drew Co., AR51,61,308 and died Mar 8, 187251 at age 21.

+ 638 M    v. John David Hankins 51,308,946,954 was born in Apr 1855 in TN.308,946,954

+ 639 M    vi. William Harrison Hankins, Jr. 31,51,308,946,955,956 was born Feb 13, 1857 in AR,31,51,308,946,956 died Apr 13, 191331,51,956 at age 56, and was buried in New Home Cem., Cleveland Co., AR.31,956

+ 640 F    vii. Ellen Clementine Hankins 51,957,958 was born Apr 30, 1864 in AR,957,958 died Mar 16, 1950 in Whiteville Twsp., Cleveland Co., AR at age 85, and was buried Mar 17, 1950 in New Home Cem., Cleveland Co., AR.

+ 641 F    viii. Martha Belle Hankins 51,946,959,960,961,962 was born Aug 13, 1866 in Hudgin, AR,946,959,960,961,962 died Apr 1, 1926 in Rison, Cleveland Co., AR at age 59, and was buried in Greenwood Cem., Cleveland Co., AR.

+ 642 M    ix. Carter Torrence Hankins II 51,946,963 was born Dec 30, 1869 in Glendale, Lincoln Co., AR,51,946,963 died Jan 26, 1963 in Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., AR51 at age 93, and was buried in Memorial Park Cem., Pine Bluff, AR.

166. Kinsworthy Hankins 51,61,309,310 was born in 1828 in Montgomery Co., TN51,61,310 and died from about 1860 to 1865 about age 32.

General Notes: Kinsworthy's name appears on the Drew Co., Arkansas tax record for 1857 as removed.

Research Notes: It appears that Kinsworthy probably died in the U.S. Civil War because he does not appear in the 1870 census, his wife has remarried, and his two children of the Hankins surname are living in the household of their step-father.

Kinsworthy married Ann Eliza Garner 309,310,964 Jul 7, 1859 in Panola Co., TX 309.,310 Ann was born from 1840 to 1841 in TN.310,964

Children from this marriage were:

+ 643 M    i. William H. Hankins 310,965,966,967,968,969 was born Jul 24, 1860 in Carthage, Panola Co., TX310,965,966,967,968,969 and died Sep 27, 1937 in Waxahachie, Ellis Co., TX965 at age 77.

   644 M    ii. Josiah K. Hankins 966,970 was born in 1861 in TX.966,970

168. Martha J. Hankins 51,61,107,311,312 was born in 1831 in Montgomery Co., TN.51,61,311,312

General Notes: Martha was Woodbine's first cousin.

Martha married Woodbine West Austin,51,63,311 son of Fountain C. Austin and Mary Hankins, Dec 30, 1858 in Drew Co., AR 51,107.,311 Woodbine was born in 1831 in Montgomery Co., TN51,63,311 and died in 1864 at age 33.

Marriage Notes: They were 1st cousins.
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Martha next married James Bailey Bruce 312.,313 James was born in 1825 in NC.312,313

The child from this marriage was:

   645 M    i. James Bruce 51,312 was born in Aug 1869 in AR.51,312

169. Clarinda Purley Hankins 51,61,107,313 was born in 1833 in Montgomery Co., TN51,61,313 and died before 1870.

General Notes: Per the research of Jack Seeley: Her first name could be spelled either Cloranda or Clarida.

Research Notes: In the 1860 census they are living next door to her brother, William Hankins.

Clarinda married James Bailey Bruce 312,313 Feb 8, 1854 in AR 51.,313 James was born in 1825 in NC.312,313

Children from this marriage were:

   646 F    i. Emily Bruce 51,312,313 was born in 1854 in AR.51,312,313

   647 M    ii. William Bruce 51,313 was born in 1854 in AR.51,313

   648 F    iii. Amelia Bruce 51,312,313 was born from 1856 to 1857 in AR.51,312,313

   649 M    iv. Abram Bruce 51,312 was born from 1860 to 1861 in AR.51,312

170. James Lytle Hankins 51,61,314,315 was born in 1834 in TN.51,61,314,315 Another name for James was J. L.

Research Notes: In the 1860 census James is living in the household of Elizabeth Hankins, 48. It's unknown what his relationship is to her because his mother is Lucinda (Austin) Hankins and she was born about 1798. Oddly, she is the same age as his wife's mother, whose name is also Elizabeth, but there is no indication that she is really Elizabeth Whitesides. Plus, there are younger Hankins children listed, so it's almost certain that Elizabeth was married to a Hankins. James' mother died in April 1850, so it's possible that his father, Carter had remarried, and the remaining children are his by his 2nd wife, Elizabeth, or perhaps are step-children. Intertwined in this is that we know that his middle name is Lytle, and coincidentally, his grandmother's Will (Wilmoth Hankins) was witnessed by Elizabeth Austin and Margaret Lytle. There is an excellent liklihood that Elizabeth Austin is the Elizabeth Hankins in whose household he lives in 1860, or that she is Elizabeth (Oliver) Austin, wife of David Austin, his maternal grandmother.

James married Elizabeth L. Whitesides,314,315,971 daughter of Russell Whitesides and Elizabeth G. Unknown, Dec 24, 1857 in Jefferson Co., AR.314 Elizabeth was born in 1838 in TN.314,315,971

171. Wilmoth Oliver Hankins 51,61,316,317 was born Jul 17, 1836 in TN51,61,316,317 and died in 1932 in Jefferson Co., AR51 at age 96.

Research Notes: In the 1900 census she is called Wilmoth, 63, born July 1836, married 43 years, 1-of-4 children living, and her parents were born in Tennessee. Her married years must refer to her total years married.

Wilmoth married Silas P. Gaddy 316 Dec 4, 1861 51.,316 Silas was born in 1837 in SC.316

The child from this marriage was:

   650 F    i. Sarah Frances Gaddy 51 was born in 1873.51

Wilmoth next married William H. Lemmond 317 Jan 19, 1889 51.,317 William was born in Jun 1833 in GA.317

172. James M. Hankins 61,311,318,319,320 was born in May 1843 in TN.61,311,318,319,320

Research Notes: In the 1860 census James is 19 and living in the household of his brother-in-law, Woodbine West Austin.

James married Louisa Unknown 318,319,320 about 1869/1870 318,319.,320 Louisa was born in Dec 1849 in AR.318,319,320 Another name for Louisa was Liza.

Children from this marriage were:

   651 F    i. Lucinda F. Hankins 318,319 was born in Mar 1870 in AR.318,319

   652 M    ii. Henry W. Hankins 319 was born from 1871 to 1872 in AR.319

   653 M    iii. William Hankins 319 was born from 1874 to 1875 in AR.319

   654 M    iv. Marvin Hankins 320 was born in Aug 1881 in AR.320

173. Woodbine West Austin 51,63,311 was born in 1831 in Montgomery Co., TN51,63,311 and died in 1864 at age 33.

General Notes: Woodbine was Martha's first cousin. From his death year, it's probably that he died in the U.S. Civil War.

Woodbine married Martha J. Hankins,51,61,107,311,312 daughter of Carter Torrence Hankins I and Lucinda Austin, Dec 30, 1858 in Drew Co., AR 51,107.,311 Martha was born in 1831 in Montgomery Co., TN.51,61,311,312

Marriage Notes: They were 1st cousins.
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(Duplicate Line. See Person 168)

174. Millery Austin 51,63 was born in 1834 in TN63 and died in 1862 at age 28.

Millery married Anselm Thomas Haley 51 Jan 25, 1854 in Drew Co., AR.51 Anselm was born in 1832.

175. Fountain H. Austin 51,63 was born in 1836 in TN.63

Fountain married Sarah E. Chapman 51,107,972 Dec 24, 1856 in Drew Co., AR 51.,107

Children from this marriage were:

   655 F    i. Pauline Austin 107 was born in 1858.107

   656 F    ii. Martha Austin 107 was born in Jan 1860.107

176. John S. Hankins 31,64,65,323 was born Mar 12, 1830 in TN,31,64,323,324 died Nov 13, 1881 in Sevier Co., AR (prob.)31 at age 51, and was buried in Chapel Hill Cem., De Queen, AR.31

Research Notes: John is listed as head-of-household in the 1870 Census, Sevier Co., Arkansas, Monroe Township, family #16, July 7: John S. Hankins, 40, farmer, born in Tennessee, $2,800 real estate, $800 personal property; Elizabeth C., 25, keeping house, born in Missouri; Harry C. (could be E), 3, born in Arkansas; Kate, 1, born in Arkansas; John W. Hammonds, 31, Physician, born in Kentucky, $300 real estate, $275 personal property; Daniel Casey, 12, born in Arkansas; Laura A. Hankins, 22, born in Arkansas. Note: Laura is his half-sister by his father's 2nd marriage.

John married Elizabeth C. McIntosh 31,323,324 Dec 24, 1865 in Sevier Co., AR 31,323.,324 Elizabeth was born in 1843 in Fayette, Howard Co., MO,31,323,324 died Jan 2, 187431 at age 31, and was buried in Chapel Hill Cem., De Queen, AR.31

Children from this marriage were:

   657 M    i. Harry C. Hankins 324 was born in 1867 in Sevier Co., AR.324

   658 F    ii. Kate Hankins 324 was born in 1869 in Sevier Co., AR.324

   659 M    iii. John H. Hankins 31 was born Feb 22, 1871,31 died Feb 4, 187631 at age 4, and was buried in Chapel Hill Cem., De Queen, AR.31

   660 M    iv. Ernest Hankins 51 was born in 1873.51

177. William D. C. Hankins 51,64,322,325,326 was born in Sep 1839 in TN.64,322,325,326

Research Notes: Per the research of Jack Seeley: William lived in Sevier Co., Arkansas. He was admitted to the bar in 1869. He was a lawyer until 1880, and then a farmer. In 1865, he was elected county clerk, but never served. He was a Democrat and a member of the Episcopal church.

In the 1910 census, a Fannie A. Covington, 41 (born about 1868/1869), born in Tennessee, married, is living in his household; there is no apparent husband living in the same household, so her relationship, if any, isn't known.

William married Emma Unknown 51,322,325,326 in 1877/1878 322,325.,326 Emma was born in May 1855 in AR.322,325,326

Children from this marriage were:

   661 F    i. Fannie Hankins 51,325 was born from 1877 to 1878 in AR.325

   662 M    ii. William Henry Hankins 51,322,326 was born in May 1881 in AR.322,326

   663 M    iii. Benjamin Hankins 51,322 was born in Jun 1886 in AR.322

   664 F    iv. Lina Hankins 51 was born in 1887 in AR and died before Jun 1900.

   665 M    v. Nynah Hankins 51,322 was born in Jul 1888 in AR.322

   666 M    vi. Clarence H. Hankins 51,322,326 was born in Mar 1896 in Oklahoma Indian Territory, USA.322,326

178. Ellen Hankins 51,64,327 was born in 1841 in TN.64,327

Ellen married William A. Welch 51,327 Apr 20, 1863 in Sevier Co., AR.327 William was born from 1834 to 1835.327

179. Laura Alice Hankins 64,324,328,329,330,331 was born Feb 28, 1848 in AR64,324,329,330,331 and died Oct 4, 1926329 at age 78.

Research Notes: As Laura's father was a Physician, and her husband was a Physician, it may be that the two were working together, or perhaps Harrison trained John W. Hammonds. In any case, in the 1870 Census, Laura (single) and her future husband, John W. Hammonds are living in the household of Laura's brother, John S. Hankins.

In the 1900 census she is 52, born Feb. 1848, married 27 years, 7-of-7 children living, and her parents were born in Tennessee. This conflicts with the birth place of her father from his census data, where his birth place is given as Virginia.

Laura married Dr. John Wilson Hammonds, M.D. 328,329,330,331,973 May 24, 1874 in Sevier Co., AR 328,329,330,331.,973 John was born Jan 23, 1839 in Pulaski, KY328,329,330,331 and died Oct 28, 1914 in De Queen, Sevier Co., AR328,329 at age 75.

Children from this marriage were:

   667 F    i. Vesta Ozella Hammonds 330,973 was born in 1875 in De Queen, Sevier Co., AR330,973 and died in 1944973 at age 69.

   668 F    ii. Ursula L. Hammonds 330,973 was born Jan 12, 1877 in De Queen, Sevier Co., AR330,973 and was buried in Stigler, Haskell Co., OK. Another name for Ursula was Ersie.

+ 669 M    iii. Oliver Overstreet Hammonds 330,331,973,974,975 was born in Mar 1880 in De Queen, Sevier Co., AR330,331,973,974,975 and died in 1949973 at age 69.

   670 F    iv. Otta K. Hammonds 331,973 was born in Jun 1882 in De Queen, Sevier Co., AR.331,973

+ 671 F    v. Irma Hammonds 331,973,976,977,978 was born in Aug 1884 in De Queen, Sevier Co., AR.331,973,976,977,978

+ 672 M    vi. John Hankins Hammonds 331,973,979,980,981,982 was born in Mar 1888 in De Queen, Sevier Co., AR331,980,981,982 and died about 1941973 about age 53.

   673 F    vii. Vida Hammonds 331,973 was born in May 1890 in De Queen, Sevier Co., AR.331

180. Ozella A. Hankins 64,323,332,333 was born in 1849 in AR.64,323,332,333 Another name for Ozella was Ella.

Research Notes: Ozella is listed in the household of her parents in the 1860 and 1870 Census, Sevier Co., Arkansas: In the 1860 Census: Ozella, 11, born in Arkansas; and in the 1870 Census: Ella A., 19, school teacher, born in Arkansas (Ella is obviously short for Ozella, and her middle initial is A.).

Contrary to other census data for her parents, in the 1880 census she says that her father was born in Tennessee, and her mother in New York.

Ozella married Col. Augustus S. Hutchinson,51,323,333,983 son of A. S. Hutchinson and Isabella J. Unknown, Oct 12, 1870 in Sevier Co., AR 323.,333 Augustus was born in 1837 in SC.323,333,983

Children from this marriage were:

   674 M    i. James K. Hutchinson 333 was born from 1870 to 1871 in AR.333

   675 M    ii. Forney Hutchinson 333 was born from 1875 to 1876 in AR.333

   676 M    iii. Thomas Hutchinson 333 was born from 1877 to 1878 in AR.333

181. Leona H. Hankins 64,334,335,336 was born in 1851 in AR.64,334,335,336

Research Notes: She is not listed in the 1870 Census with her parents, so Leona must have married prior to the 1870 Census.

In the 1900 census she is 49, born Jan 1851, married 32 years, 0-of-0 children living.

Leona married David F. Redding 334,335,336 Sep 5, 1867 in Sevier Co., AR 334,335.,336 David was born in Nov 1842 in AR.334,335,336 They had no children.

Marriage Notes: They resided in the Choctaw Nation.
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182. Mary L. Hankins 51,64,332,337 was born in 1855 in Drew Co., AR.64,332,337

Research Notes: Mary is listed in the household of her parents in the 1860 and 1870 Census, Sevier Co., Arkansas: In the 1860 Census: Mary K. (the middle initial is uncertain, and it has been interpreted as an R or as an L before; but the 1870 Census indicates that it is a K), 5, born in Arkansas; and in the 1870 Census: Mary K., 16, born in Arkansas.

Mary married James Hutchison 337 May 11, 1876 in Hempstead Co., AR.337 James was born in 1848.337

183. Clement Wesley Clift 67,338 was born in 1830 in Pittsylvania Co., VA67 and died Oct 23, 1855 in Caldwell Co., KY66 at age 25.

Research Notes: 1850 census data says his name is Clayborne W., but marriage and family data gives his name as Clement Wesley. His death is recorded in the K.H.S. Reg. State Archives Vital Statictics; Vol 45, pg. 173, age 24; parents John and Catherine Clift, birthplace: Virginia.

Clement married Elizabeth Ames 338 Sep 20, 1854 in Caldwell Co., KY.338 Elizabeth was born in 1834 in Wilson Co., TN.

Marriage Notes: Their marriage is recorded in the Marriage Records Caldwell County, Court Clerk's Office, book 3, pg. 175, Clement W. Cliff and Elizabeth Ames, September 20, 1856, surety: W.C.B. Ray.

184. Joseph Robert Clift 67,339,340,341,342,343,344 was born Mar 30, 1833 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.67,339,340,341,342,343

Research Notes: One source says that he was born March 30, 1833 in Caldwell Co., Kentucky, but the 1850 census clearly says that he was born in Virginia (probably Pittsylvania County), as well as his older brother Clayborne, and his next younger brother William. Per this census, Benjamin was the first of his parents children who was born in Caldwell Co., Kentucky.

His middle name came from the 1900 census. His name of Josiah came from the 1860 census, and is listed as simply J or JR in most census entries, but the 1910 census clearly names him as Joseph. He may have changed his name to Joseph, or the earlier census may have simply been an error. In any case, because this is a later census I have used Joseph as his first name.

Joseph married Sarah Melinda Riley 339,341,342,343,344,984 Apr 18, 1859 in Caldwell Co., KY 339,340,341,342,343.,344 Sarah was born in Mar 1840 in Caldwell Co., KY.339,341,342,343,984

Marriage Notes: Their marriage is recorded in the Marriage Records, Caldwell County, Court Clerk's Office, book 4, pg. 495, surety: Steven Riley.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 677 M    i. James A. Clift 339,340,341,985,986,987 was born Mar 13, 1860 in Caldwell Co., KY339,340,341,985,986,987 and died Apr 3, 1928 in Caldwell Co., KY988 at age 68.

+ 678 M    ii. Steven Wesley Clift 340,341,989,990 was born Dec 25, 1862 in Caldwell Co., KY340,341,989,990 and died Jan 5, 1934 in Lyon Co., KY at age 71.

+ 679 M    iii. Thomas Frank Clift 340,341,991,992 was born in Dec 1864 in Caldwell Co., KY340,341,991,992 and died in 1957 at age 93.

+ 680 F    iv. Mary Catherine Clift 340,341,993 was born Jan 16, 1865 in Caldwell Co., KY340,341,993 and died Sep 5, 1926 at age 61.

   681 F    v. Mary A. Clift 340,341,342 was born in Jan 1866 in Caldwell Co., KY.340,341,342

+ 682 M    vi. William Rufus Clift 340,341,994 was born in Jan 1870 in Caldwell Co., KY340,341,994 and died before Apr 4, 1930.

+ 683 F    vii. Emma O. Clift 341,995,996,997,998 was born in Feb 1872 in Caldwell Co., KY.341,995,996,997,998

+ 684 M    viii. Finis W. Clift 341,999,1000,1001,1002 was born in Jan 1874 in Caldwell Co., KY341,999,1000,1001,1002 and died in 1935 in Caldwell Co., KY at age 61.

   685 F    ix. Idora Clift 341,342,343,1003 was born in Jun 1877 in Caldwell Co., KY341,342,343,1003 and died May 9, 1951 at age 73. Another name for Idora was Dora.

   686 M    x. Rodoff Clift 341,342,343,1003,1004 was born in Jun 1878 in Caldwell Co., KY341,342,343,1003,1004 and died about 1951 in Caldwell Co., KY about age 73. Another name for Rodoff was Jake. He never married and had no children.

+ 687 M    xi. Hugh H. Clift 342,343,1005 was born in Jul 1884 in Caldwell Co., KY.342,343,1005

185. William Harrison Clift 67,345,346,347,348 was born in Jan 1843 in Pittsylvania Co., VA67,345,346,347,348 and died Oct 8, 1915 in Caldwell Co., KY at age 72. Another name for William was Harry.

Research Notes: His first name came from the 1870 census.

In the 1920 census Mary is a widow, so Harry has died before the date of the census on January 14, 1920.

William married Mary P. Lewis 347,348,1006 Jun 6, 1885 in Caldwell Co., KY 347.,348 Mary was born in Mar 1857 in KY.347,348,1006

Children from this marriage were:

   688 M    i. Reuben Clift 347 was born in Dec 1885 in KY.347

   689 M    ii. Johnson C. Clift 347,348,1006 was born in May 1887 in KY.347,348,1006

   690 M    iii. Albert Clift 347,348,1006 was born in Jun 1888 in KY.347,348,1006

   691 M    iv. Steven Edward Clift 347,348 was born in Mar 1893 in KY.347,348

+ 692 F    v. Susan F. Clift 347,348 was born in Apr 1894 in KY347,348 and died before Jan 14, 1920.1006

   693 M    vi. Thomas L. Clift 347,348,1006 was born in May 1897 in KY.347,348,1006

186. Benjamin Columbus Clift 67,345,349,350,351 was born Jun 10, 1844 in Caldwell Co., KY67,345,351 and died Apr 28, 1902 in Caldwell Co., KY at age 57.

Research Notes: In the 1860 census he is 17 and living in the household of his brother, Harrison.

Benjamin married Sarah Kennedy,351,1007,1008 daughter of C. T. Kennedy and Margaret Unknown, Jul 21, 1864 in Princeton, Caldwell Co., KY 351.,1007 Sarah was born Apr 3, 1849 in KY.351,1008

Children from this marriage were:

   694 F    i. Mary Jane Clift 351 was born from 1864 to 1865 in KY.351 Another name for Mary was Molly.

   695 M    ii. John Henry Clift 351,1009 was born from 1868 to 1869 in KY351 and died in 1942 in Princeton, Caldwell Co., KY1009 at age 74.

Benjamin next married Sarah E. Farmer 1010 Nov 1, 1883 in Caldwell Co., KY.1010 Sarah was born Apr 14, 1853 in Wilson Co., TN.

187. Sarah Ann M. Clift 67,345 was born in 1846 in Crittenden Co., KY67,345 and died Apr 22, 1925 at age 79.

Research Notes: In the 1860 census she is living in the household of her brother, Harrison.

Sarah married James L. Sullivan Jan 16, 1865 in Caldwell Co., KY.

188. George Washington Clift 22,67,339,351,352,353,354,355 was born in Jan 1847 in KY22,67,339,351,352,353,354,355 and died Oct 10, 1928 in Hopkinsville, Christian Co., KY at age 81.

Research Notes: In the 1850 census he is 3/12s and born in Caldwell Co., Kentucky.

In the 1860 census he is 10 and living in the household of his brother, Josiah.

In the 1870 census he is 20 and living in the household of his brother, Benjamin.

His parents were born in Virginia.

George married Martha Ann Blackburn,352,353,354,1011 daughter of James Mansfield Blackburn and Minerva Adaline Crisp, Apr 11, 1872 in Caldwell Co., KY 352,353,354,355.,1011 Martha was born in Jan 1853 in KY352,353,354,1011 and died before Jan 16, 1920.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 696 M    i. William Harrison Clift, Jr. 352,1012,1013,1014,1015 was born from 1873 to 1874 in Caldwell Co., KY.352,1012,1013,1014,1015

   697 F    ii. Ruth Ann Clift 352 was born from 1878 to 1879 in Caldwell Co., KY.352

+ 698 F    iii. Ellen N. Clift 22,353,354,355 was born in May 1882 in Caldwell Co., KY.353,354,355

+ 699 M    iv. Mack Coy Clift 22,353,1016,1017 was born in Feb 1887 in Caldwell Co., KY.353,1016,1017

   700 M    v. Allie Victor Clift 353,354,355 was born in Jun 1892 in Caldwell Co., KY.353,354,355

   701 M    vi. Urey Clift 353,354,355 was born in Mar 1894 in Caldwell Co., KY.353,354,355

190. James Henry Lawrence, Jr. 356,359,360 was born Oct 2, 1810 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,360 died in 1888 in Doss Quarters, Surry, NC at age 78, and was buried in Doss Quarters, Surry, NC.

James married Elizabeth Pearson 359 Jan 9, 1832 in Henry Co., VA 356.,359

James next married Charlotte Anne Smith,360 daughter of Unknown Smith and Nancy Unknown, in Nov 1846 in Henry Co., VA.360 Charlotte was born Feb 21, 1830 in VA.360

Children from this marriage were:

+ 702 F    i. Zella Ann Lawrence 31,1018 was born Jul 12, 1847 in Stokes Co., NC,31,1018 died Jun 14, 1920 in Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., NC31 at age 72, and was buried Jun 16, 1920 in Oakdale Cem., Mt. Airy, NC.31

+ 703 M    ii. William Anderson Lawrence 1019,1020,1021 was born Jun 2, 1849 in Stokes Co., NC,1019,1020,1021 died Sep 14, 1913 in Surry Co., NC1019,1022 at age 64, and was buried in White Plains Friends Cem., Surry Co., NC.

   704 M    iii. Henry Lawrence 360 was born in 1853 in NC.360

   705 F    iv. Beliah Lawrence 360 was born from 1855 to 1856 in NC.360

   706 F    v. Matilda Lawrence 360 was born in 1858 in NC.360

+ 707 M    vi. Andrew Jackson Lawrence 360,1023 was born in 1865 in NC.360

191. John Lawrence 361 was born in 1812 in Henry Co., VA361 and died before Jul 13, 1860.362

Research Notes: This link has not been proven to these parents. The parents do have a son named John, but it may not be this same John Lawrence.

John is listed as head-of-household in the 1850 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, family 642, September 19: John, 38, tobacco, born in Virginia; Poliana (sic), 26, born in Virginia, can't read/write; Susan, 17, born in Virginia (note: Susan obviously isn't the child of Poliana because she would have only been age 9 when she gave birth; Susan is almost certainly John's sister); Thomas, 4, born in Virginia; Sally, 1, born in Virginia (twin of Joseph); and Joseph, 1, born in Virginia (twin of Sally).

John isn't listed with his family in the 1860 Census and is thus presumed dead.

John married Paulina Unknown 361,362 about 1841 361.,362 Paulina was born in 1824 in VA.361,362

Children from this marriage were:

   708 M    i. Thomas H. Lawrence 361,362 was born in 1847 in Henry or Pittsylvania Co., VA.361,362

   709 F    ii. Sarah Elizabeth Lawrence 361,362 was born in 1849 in VA.361,362 Another name for Sarah was Sally.

+ 710 M    iii. Joseph Lawrence 361,362,1024,1025 was born in Mar 1849 in VA.361,362,1024,1025

   711 F    iv. Mary A. Lawrence 362 was born in 1852 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.362

   712 F    v. Diana Lawrence 362 was born in Apr 1860 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.362

   713 F    vi. Roseanna C. Lawrence 362 was born in Apr 1860 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.362

192. William D. Lawrence 363,364,365 was born from 1818 to 1819 in Henry Co., VA364,365 and died in Jul 1859 in Henry Co., VA365,366 at age 41. The cause of his death was Consumption..365

General Notes: The link from this William to his parents isn't confirmed.

Research Notes: William is listed in the 1850 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, family #342, August 20: William, 31, farmer, real estate valued at $500; Margarett, 34; Jesse, 3, born in Virginia; and Mary, 2; all were born in Virginia.

His wife Margaret is listed as head-of-household in the 1860 Census, so William is presumed dead prior to Jul 24, 1860, or they were divorced; he was probably killed in the U.S. Civil War.

William married Margaret Unknown 363,364,366,1026,1027,1028 about 1846 in Henry Co., VA (prob.) 363,364,1026.,1028 Margaret was born from 1815 to 1816 in VA.364,366,1026,1027 Another name for Margaret was Peggy.

Children from this marriage were:

   714 M    i. Jesse Lawrence 364 was born in 1847 in Henry Co., VA (prob.).364

   715 F    ii. Mary Lawrence 364 was born in 1848 in Henry Co., VA (prob.).364

+ 716 F    iii. Roxy A. Lawrence 366,1026,1027,1029 was born from 1852 to 1853 in Henry Co., VA366,1026,1027,1029 and died before Jan 21, 1894.

+ 717 F    iv. Josephine Lawrence 462,1026,1030,1031,1032,1033,1034,1035 was born Dec 14, 1858 in Henry Co., VA,462,1026,1032,1033,1034,1035 died Jun 15, 1939462,1032 at age 80, and was buried in Mt. Hermon Ch. of the Brethern Cem., Bassett, VA.1032

194. Henry Clay Lawrence 357,367,368 was born in 1825 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,357,367,368 died Sep 28, 1895 in Stokes Co., NC at age 70, and was buried in Lawrence Cem., Stokes Co., NC.

General Notes: They moved from Henry Co., Virginia to Quaker Gap Township, Stokes Co., North Carolina. There was a fire in the Henry Co., Courthouse in 1851. The records were destroyed in that fire. Henry and Nancy live in Quaker Gap Township, Stokes Co., North Carolina.

Henry wrote his will, "In the name of God, amen. I Henry Lawrence of Stokes County, North Carolina, being of sound mind and disposing memory do publish this as my last will and testament. First, I give and bequeath to my wife, Nancy Lawrence during her natural life one third of the tract of land I now live on, and after her death to my daughter Margaret forever". Second, he named son Samuel Lawrence, and said one hundred dollars was to be repaid to his estate (and it was repaid June 1st, 1893). Third, "I give and bequeath to my daughter Jane to have my bed, bed stead and coverings belonging thereto." Also, third, "my will and desire is that the rest of my home tract that is the two thirds not disposed with the remainder of my property shall be sold to the highest bidder, and the proceeds to be equally divided between my children share and share alike." Fourth, "my will and desire is any land or money on hand shall be equally divided between my children." Fifth, "I appoint Sandi A Ulain, executor of this my last will and testament." Dated 21 June, 1892. Witnessed in the presence of Caleb Hall and R.F. Ulain.

Research Notes: The cemetery is located along Horseshoe Road, Stokes Co., North Carolina.

Henry is listed in the 1850 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, family #633, date September 19: Henry, 23, farmer; James Lawrence (Henry's dad), 65, carpenter; Amos Jackson, 21, farmer (unknown relationship); Lotty Lawrence, 40, can't read/write (Henry's sister); and Letty Harrison, 7 (unknown relationship); all were born in Virginia. Note: According to the Census, this is Henry's household; he does not have his own family at this time because he didn't marry until 1851. James Lawrence, 65, is Henry's father, and since his mother isn't listed, she is presumed dead, and James married again in 1853, so this Census entry accounts correctly for his family situation in 1850. It's not known who Amos Jackson is. Lotty Lawrence is Henry's sister, and since she still carries the Lawrence name, it's presumed that she never married. The child Letty Harrison is obviously a relative but that relationship is unknown.

Henry is listed as head-of-household in the 1860 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Horsepasture, family #1021, Aug. 26: Henry, 35, farmer, personal property valued at $350, born in Virginia; Nancy, 33, born in North Carolina, can't read/write; Julia, 8, born in Virginia; Saml (Samuel), 6, born in North Carolina; Jas (James), 4, born in North Carolina; and Mary, 1, born in Virginia. Note: The 1860 Census probably has an error for Jas (James) and Mary.

Henry married Nancy Bouldin Cobler,367,368,1036 daughter of John Tyler Cobbler and Sarah Bouldin, in 1851 in Henry Co., VA 26,367.,368 Nancy was born in 1827 in Rockingham Co., NC,367,368,1036 died Apr 15, 1900 in Stokes Co., NC at age 73, and was buried in Lawrence Cem., Stokes Co., NC.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 718 F    i. Julia Ann Lawrence 367,1037 was born in 1852 in Henry Co., VA,367,1037 died before Jun 21, 1911 in Stokes Co., NC, and was buried in Stokes Co., NC.

+ 719 M    ii. Samuel Jesse Lawrence 31,367,1038,1039 was born Apr 9, 1854 in Stokes Co., NC,31,367,1039 died Jan 19, 1911 in Stokes Co., NC31 at age 56, and was buried in Lawrence Cem., Westfield, NC.31

+ 720 M    iii. James Nicholas Lawrence 31,820,1040,1041 was born Apr 6, 1856 in Stokes Co., NC,31,820,1040,1041 died Jul 8, 1925 in Surry Co., NC31 at age 69, and was buried in Indian Grove Cem., Stokes Co., NC.31

+ 721 F    iv. Mary Jane Lawrence 367,368,1042,1043,1044 was born Apr 19, 1859 in NC367,368,1043,1044 and died Jul 7, 1920 in NC at age 61.

+ 722 M    v. Henry Clay Lawrence, Sr. 368,1045,1046,1047,1048 was born May 22, 1861 in Quaker Gap, Stokes Co., NC,368,1045,1047,1048 died Nov 14, 1923 in Surry Co., NC at age 62, and was buried in Flat Top PBC Cem., Mt. Airy, NC.

+ 723 F    vi. Nancy Lawrence 368,1049 was born in 1862 in Stokes Co., NC368 and died before Jul 29, 1922.1050

   724 M    vii. William Lawrence 368 was born in 1862 in Stokes Co., NC368 and died about 1885 about age 23. He never married and had no children.

+ 725 F    viii. Lucinda R. Lawrence 368 was born in 1864 in Stokes Co., NC.368

+ 726 M    ix. John Wesley Lawrence 368,1051 was born Jul 10, 1869 in Francisco, Stokes Co., NC,368,1051 died Feb 5, 1948 in Francisco, Stokes Co., NC at age 78, and was buried in Lawrence Cem., Francisco, NC.

+ 727 F    x. Sarah Margaret Lawrence 368 was born in 1872 in Stokes Co., NC,368 died before 1921 in Stokes Co., NC,1052 and was buried in Stokes Co., NC.

197. Lafayette W. Woodall 69,374,375,376,377 was born in Jun 1816 in Pittsylvania Co., VA69,374,375,376,377 and died about 1885 in Tazewell Co., VA69 about age 69. Another name for Lafayette was Feat.

Research Notes: Lafayette is listed in the 1840 Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, p 11, as Lafayette Woodall.

On May 1, 1841, he signs a deed in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia for the sale of land by Susannah Brumfield's heirs to George Doss.

On Feb. 5, 1842, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, Deed Bk 45, p 358: Lafayette sells land to George Doss.

He is listed in the 1850 Census, Patrick Co., Virginia, Mayo Forge, North Division, family #521.

He is listed as head-of-household in the 1860 Census, Patrick Co., Virginia, family #521, August 16: Lafayette Woodall, 43, farmer, property valued at $125; Nancy, 50; William, 19, farm laborer; Elisabeth J., 16; Martha, 14; Jonathan L., 12; Francis (F), 10; and Thomas J., 8, all were born in Virginia.

He is listed in the 1870 Census, Patrick Co., Virginia, pg 430. Besides two of his children, a Mary Craig, 28, white, assists in house, and Andrew Woodall, 1, are living in his household. Mary's identity isn't know for he had no daughter's named Mary as verified by census data from 1850 where no such child exists. Andrew is the child of his daughter Elizabeth, the 1st of four known children who were born out-of-wedlock.

He is listed as head-of-household in the 1880 Census, Patrick Co., Virginia, Mayo River, E.D. 159, family #83, June 7-8: LaFayette Woodall, 64, farmer, self & parents born in Virginia; Nancy, 70, wife, keeping house, can't read/write, self & parents born in Virginia.

1885 is the last year Lafayette paid taxes.

Lafayette married Nancy Brumfield,69,374,375,376 daughter of Joshua Brumfield and Susannah Keeling, Dec 18, 1837 in Pittsylvania Co., VA 69,374,375,376.,377 Nancy was born in 1810 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,69,374,375,376 died after 1880 in Tazewell Co., VA,69 and was buried in Griffithsville Cem., Lincoln Co., WV.

Marriage Notes: Dec 18, 1837 marriage of "Featt" Woodall to Nancy Brumfield in Pittsylvania Co., VA. He signs the bond Lafeyette Woodall. Bondsman is Noel Hutchenson. 1840 Census Pittsylvania Co., VA., p 11, Lafayette Woodall May 1, 1841, signs deed in Pittsylvania Co., VA. for sale of land by Susannah Brumfield's heirs to George Doss Feb 5, 1842, Pittsylvania Co., Va Deed Bk 45, p 358. Sale of land to George Doss 1850 Census Patrick Co., VA, Southern Dist., p 389, #568/601 Lazaret Woodall 1860 Census Patrick Co., VA, Mayo Forge, North Division, p 942, #506/521 Lafayette Woodall 1870 Census Patrick Co., VA, p 430, Lafayette Woodall 1885 Last Year he paid taxes
52

Children from this marriage were:

   728 M    i. Daniel Woodall 69,374 was born in 1838 in VA.374

   729 M    ii. Joshua Woodall 69,374 was born in 1840 in VA.374

   730 M    iii. William Harrison Woodall 69,374,375 was born from 1841 to 1842 in VA.374,375

+ 731 F    iv. Elizabeth Jane Woodall 69,374,375,376 was born in 1844 in VA.374,375,376

   732 F    v. Martha A. Woodall 69,374,375 was born from 1845 to 1846 in VA.374,375 Another name for Martha was Mattie.

   733 M    vi. Jonathan L. Woodall 69,374,375 was born from 1846 to 1848 in VA.374,375

+ 734 F    vii. Sarah Frances Woodall 69,374,375,1053,1054 was born Mar 30, 1850 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,69,374,375,1053,1054 died Feb 1, 1915 in Lincoln Co., WV69 at age 64, and was buried in Hudson Cem., Lincoln Co., WV.69

+ 735 M    viii. Thomas Jefferson Woodall 69,375,376,1055 was born May 9, 1852 in VA.375,376,1055

198. Daniel Jefferson Woodall 378,379,380 was born in Nov 1819 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,378,380 died in 1900 in Lincoln Co., WV378 at age 81, and was buried in Woodall Cem., Hamlin, WV.378 Another name for Daniel was Jeff.

General Notes: Daniel was a farmer and a mechanic (machinery). He owned land on Buckhorn Mountain in Tazewell Co., Virginia in 1871.

When Daniel died in 1900, he left a Will in Lincoln Co., West Virginia but the courthouse was destroyed by fire and his nephew, T.J. Woodall made a deposition in 1914 as to the contents of the will.

Research Notes: Daniel is listed in the 1850 Census, Wythe Co., Virginia, 68th Dist., pg 330, family #1688, in the household of his father with his wife Mandie, 25, born in Virginia.

He is listed in the household of his father in the 1860 Census, Tazewell Co., Virginia, P.O. Cove Creek, pg 44, family #281.

In the 1870 Census, Tazewell Co., Virginia, Clearfork Township, pg 79, family #525 listed in the household of E. J. Woodall, 50, is Daniel H. Woodall, 76.

Daniel married Mandie Unknown 379 about 1843.379 Mandie was born in 1825 in VA.379

The child from this marriage was:

   736 M    i. Joseph Woodall was born in 1844.379

Daniel next married Mary Louvena Catherine Davis 378,380 Apr 5, 1859 in Tazewell Co., VA 378.,380 Mary was born in Mar 1839 in Smyth Co., VA378,380 and died after 1914 in Lincoln Co., WV.378

Children from this marriage were:

+ 737 M    i. Samuel Jefferson Woodall 378 was born Apr 19, 1860 in Tazewell Co., VA,378 died Mar 13, 1899 in Lincoln Co., WV378 at age 38, and was buried in Harvey's Creek Cem., Hamlin, WV.378

+ 738 M    ii. James Solomon Woodall 378,1056,1057 was born May 13, 1863 in Tazewell Co., VA,378,1057 died Jul 16, 1938 in Nicholas Co., KY378 at age 75, and was buried in Carlisle Cem., Carlisle, KY.

+ 739 M    iii. Joshua Moses Woodall 378 was born Apr 15, 1864 in Tazewell Co., VA,378 died Dec 5, 1945 in Carlisle, Nicholas Co., KY378 at age 81, and was buried in Carlisle Cem., Carlisle, KY.378

+ 740 F    iv. Eliza Jane Woodall 378 was born in 1867 in Tazewell Co., VA378 and died after 1955 in Charleston, Kanawha Co., WV.378

+ 741 M    v. Daniel Jonathan Woodall 378,1058,1059,1060 was born Nov 9, 1868 in Tazewell Co., VA,378,1059,1060 died May 23, 1952 in Huntington, WV378 at age 83, and was buried in Powell Cem., Lincoln Co., WV.378

   742 M    vi. Jacob Woodall was born in Apr 1869.

+ 743 M    vii. Christopher Columbus Woodall 380,1061 was born Aug 7, 1879 in Lincoln Co., WV380,1061 and died Sep 9, 1945 in Cabell Co., WV1061 at age 66.

+ 744 F    viii. Mary Catherine Woodall 380 was born in Oct 1883 in Lincoln Co., WV380 and died in Jan 1974 in Barboursville, Cabell Co., WV at age 90.

+ 745 F    ix. Minta F. Woodall 380 was born in Oct 1886 in WV380 and died after 1955.

199. Mary Jane Woodall 5,381,382,383 was born in 1825 in Pittsylvania Co., VA381,382,383 and died after 1880.

Mary married James J. Craig,5,381,382,383,1062 son of Adam L. Craig and Mary Mitchell, Dec 16, 1839 in Patrick Co., VA 381,382,383.,1062 James was born in 1824 in Henry Co., VA381,382,383,1062 and died after 1880.

Marriage Notes: Their marriage is listed in the book, "Marriages of Patrick County, Virginia 1791-1850", by Lela Adams, 1972, pg. 28, 16 Dec 1839: James J. Craig and Jane Woodall. Surety Simeon Woodall. Consent of Adam Craig. Witness: Daniel H. Woodall.


Children from this marriage were:

   746 F    i. Sally Craig 5,381,382,1062 was born in 1841 in VA.381,382,1062

+ 747 M    ii. William R. Craig 381,382,1062,1063,1064,1065 was born in Mar 1841 in Grayson Co., VA381,382,1062,1063,1064,1065 and died after 1910.

   748 F    iii. Mary Jane Craig 1062,1066 was born in 1842 in VA.1062,1066

   749 M    iv. James Craig 5,381,382,1062 was born in 1843 in Henry Co., VA381,382,1062 and died Jun 8, 1866 in Patrick Co., VA at age 23. He never married and had no children.

+ 750 M    v. George Washington Craig 5,381,1062,1067,1068,1069 was born Mar 18, 1847 in Carter Co., TN,381,1062,1067,1068,1069,1070 died May 14, 1930 in Fieldale, Henry Co., VA at age 83, and was buried in Craig-Bryant Cem., Bassett, VA.

+ 751 F    vi. Tabitha Craig 383,1062,1071 was born from 1850 to 1851 in Patrick Co., VA382,383,1071 and died in Oct 1885 in Henry Co., VA at age 35.

+ 752 M    vii. Peter Columbus Craig 5,382,1062,1072,1073 was born May 6, 1850 in VA,382,1062,1072,1073 died Nov 12, 1936 at age 86, and was buried in Old James Joyce Cem., Patrick Co., VA.

+ 753 M    viii. Henry H. Craig 381,1062 was born in Jul 1850 in Carroll Co., VA.381,1062

   754 F    ix. Julia A. Craig 5,382,383,1062 was born from 1856 to 1857 in VA.382,383,1062

+ 755 F    x. Sophia A. Craig 382,383,1074 was born in 1858 in Henry Co., VA382,383,1074 and died Aug 8, 1896 in Henry Co., VA at age 38.

+ 756 F    xi. Eliza J. Craig 5,383 was born in 1860 in Patrick Co., VA.383

+ 757 M    xii. Robert G. Craig 383,1075,1076 was born in Nov 1868 in Patrick Co., VA.383,1075,1076

200. Hon. James Douglas Hankins 27,71,385,386,387,388 was born Aug 14, 1829 in Charlotte Co., VA,385,386,387,388 died May 2, 1912 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA at age 82, and was buried in Oak Level Presb. Ch. Cem., Halifax Co., VA. Another name for James was Jim.

General Notes: James was a leading citizen in Halifax Co., Virginia. The source of James' birth date, birth place and date of death is his family bible.

James served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1889-1890. He was Deputy Sheriff and Sheriff of Halifax Co., Virginia. He also served as Justice of the Peace, Assessor of Lands, and Assistant Commissioner of Revenue, Halifax Co., Virginia. In 1850, he was a deputy sheriff in Halifax Co., Virginia

Research Notes: In the 1880 census, James P. Lovelace, 24, cousin, born in Virginia, is living in his household, but the link to him isn't known.

John is listed in the 1910 Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, Birch Creek District, E.D. 60, family #120, April 25: James D. Hankins, 80, married 44 years (2d marriage), insurance solicitation, parents born in Virginia; Nannie M., 62, wife, married 42 years (1st marriage), 9 of 9 children living, parents born in Virginia; Emily Y., 24, dau., single; William N., 79, brother, single, odd jobs; all were born in Virginia.

James married Sally M. Unknown 386 from about 1859 to 1860.386 Sally was born from 1830 to 1831 in VA386 and died before 1866.1077

James next married Nancy Williams Lovelace,27,385,387,388,1078 daughter of John Logan Lovelace and America Adams Baker, Jan 30, 1866 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA 385,387,388.,1079 Nancy was born Oct 19, 1847 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA385,387,388,1078 and died Feb 28, 1920 at age 72. Another name for Nancy was Nannie.

Marriage Notes: They were married by William A. Tyree of Amherst Co., Virginia.


Children from this marriage were:

   758 M    i. James Gustavus Hankins 27,387 was born Aug 24, 1867 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA387 and died Sep 11, 1929 at age 62.

+ 759 M    ii. Hunter Marshall Hankins 27,387,1080 was born May 25, 1869 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA387,1080 and died Feb 19, 1934 at age 64.

+ 760 M    iii. Walter Wood Hankins, Sr. 27,387,1081 was born Oct 15, 1871 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA27,387,1081 and died Dec 5, 193927 at age 68.

+ 761 F    iv. Lizzie Baker Hankins 27,1078,1082 was born May 25, 1874 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA1078,1082 and died Nov 25, 1939 at age 65.

+ 762 M    v. John Logan Hankins 27,387,1083 was born Jul 27, 1876 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA387,1083 and died Oct 24, 1964 in Johnson City, TN at age 88.

+ 763 M    vi. Hugh Thomas Hankins 27,387,1082 was born Jun 30, 1879 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA,387,1082 died Jul 10, 1953 in Clover, VA (prob.) at age 74, and was buried in Clover, VA.

+ 764 M    vii. Thornton Wilson Hankins 1084,1085 was born Jun 14, 1882 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA,1084,1085 died Aug 31, 1956 at age 74, and was buried in Presbyterian Ch. Cem., Fordwick, VA.

   765 F    viii. Emily Young Hankins 27,388,389,1086 was born Feb 6, 1886 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA388,389,1086 and died in May 1972 at age 86.

+ 766 M    ix. Dr. William Oldham Hankins, Dentist 27,1087,1088 was born Jan 16, 1889 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA,1088 died Sep 23, 1955 in Danville, VA at age 66, and was buried in Mt. View Cem., Danville, VA.

202. John D. Hankins 77,78,390,391,392,393 was born from 1831 to 1835 in Charlotte Co., VA.77,78,390,391,392,393

General Notes: John was a Planter. The 1870 Census, Charlotte Co., Virginia, shows a Randol Hankins (age 60) living with John and Mary. I'm inclined to believe that Randol was John's uncle (brother to his Father Hiram).

Research Notes: John is listed as head-of-household in the 1870 Census, Charlotte Co., Virginia, Walton, family #315, July 28: John Hankins, 37, farmer, real-estate / property valued at $125 / $100, born in Virginia; Mary, 22, keeping house, born in Virginia; and Randol, 60, farm laborer, born in Virginia. Randol is John's uncle.

He is listed as head-of-household in the 1880 Census, Charlotte Co., Virginia, Walton, E.D. 62, family #225, June 12: John D. Hankins, 45, born in Virginia, Town Constable, widowed, parents born in Virginia. Note: It may be that John and Mary had no children, because in 1880, John is a widower, and living alone. They could have had children, and in 1880 they could have been living with relatives, but that seems unlikely.

He is listed as head-of-household in the 1910 Census, Charlotte Co., Virginia, Walton, E.D. 40, family #27, April 19: John D. Hankins, 78, married 29 years (2d marriage), no occupation, self & parents born in Virginia; Harriett, 62, wife, married 29 years (1st marriage), no children, self & parents born in Virginia.

John married Mary C. Cole,390,391,1086 daughter of James Cole and Elizabeth Unknown, Nov 9, 1862 in Lunenburg Co., VA 390.,391 Mary was born from 1844 to 1848 in Charlotte Co., VA390,391,1086 and died before Jun 12, 1880. They had no children.

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 390

John next married Harriett Unknown 1089 about 1881.1089 Harriett was born from 1847 to 1848 in VA.1090 They had no children.

203. Mary Elizabeth Hankins 77,78,389,394,395,396 was born in 1834 in Charlotte Co., VA77,78,394,395,396 and died May 19, 1882 in Charlotte Co., VA395 at age 48. Another name for Mary was Bettie.

Mary married Alexander H. Faulkner 396,1091,1092,1093,1094 Jun 18, 1873 in Charlotte Co., VA 394,395.,396 Alexander was born from 1827 to 1828 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA.396,1091,1092,1093,1094

Marriage Notes: He was a widower and she was single. 394

Children from this marriage were:

   767 M    i. Willard B. Faulkner 396 was born in 1874 in Charlotte Co., VA.396

   768 M    ii. James H. Faulkner 396,1095 was born Aug 7, 1876 in Charlotte Co., VA.396,1095

   769 F    iii. Lizzie W. Faulkner 396,1096 was born May 20, 1878 in Charlotte Co., VA.396,1096

206. Daniel Francis Hankins 31,76,78,79,146,399,400,401 was born Oct 13, 1850 in Prince Edward Co., VA,31,76,78,79,146,399,400,401 died Sep 6, 1936 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA31,76 at age 85, and was buried in St, John's Epis. Ch. Cem., Halifax, VA.31,76 Another name for Daniel was Dan.

General Notes: Daniel was a prominent citizen of Halifax Co., Virginia.

Research Notes: He is listed as head-of-household in the 1920 Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, Banister District, family #10, January 11: Daniel H. (looks like an H but obvious error) Hankins, 68, Houston Postmaster, parents born in Virginia; Annie L., 61, wife, parents born in Virginia; Annie Laura (sic), 33, dau., single, assistant postmaster; Virginia M., 32, dau., single, no occupation; Holt E., 26, son, single, occupation not readable; William W., 37, son, married, merchant; Mary D., 30, daughter-in-law, married, parents born in Virginia; William W., 2 6/12s (fic), grandson; all were born in Virginia.

Daniel is listed as head-of-household in the 1930 Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, Banister District, Halifax, family #15, April 2: Daniel F. Hankins, 75, married at 34, house valued at $8,000, Vaughn Estate manager, parents born in Virginia; Annie L., 70, wife, married at 21, parents born in Virginia; Annie, 40, dau., single, Episcopal Church Missionary; Blanch Ingram, 24, negro, servant, widowed, parents born in Virginia; all were born in Virginia.

Daniel married Annie Laura Willingham,76,399,401,1097 daughter of William W. Willingham and Meda Major, Oct 27, 1880 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA 76,399,400,401.,1098 Annie was born Oct 18, 1858 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA,76,399,401,1097 died Jun 8, 1946 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA76 at age 87, and was buried in St, John's Epis. Ch. Cem., Halifax, VA.76

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 399

Children from this marriage were:

+ 770 M    i. William Willingham Hankins 76,400,1099 was born Mar 15, 1882 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA,76,400,1099 died Oct 13, 194576 at age 63, and was buried in St, John's Epis. Ch. Cem., Halifax, VA.76

   771 F    ii. Annie Laura Hankins 76,400,401,1097 was born Jul 3, 1886 in VA,76,400,401,1097 died Oct 11, 194576 at age 59, and was buried in St, John's Epis. Ch. Cem., Halifax, VA.76

   772 F    iii. Virginia Major Hankins 76,400,1097 was born Oct 14, 1887,76,400,1097 died May 9, 193176 at age 43, and was buried in St, John's Epis. Ch. Cem., Halifax, VA.76

+ 773 M    iv. Holt Easley Hankins 76,400,1097,1100 was born Oct 12, 1893 in VA,76,400,1097,1100 died Jan 29, 194976 at age 55, and was buried in St, John's Epis. Ch. Cem., Halifax, VA.76


207. Jacob Henry Hankins 78,79,146,389,402,403,404 was born in 1853 in Charlotte Co., VA,78,79,146,389,402,403,404 died Jan 27, 1916 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA405 at age 63, and was buried in St, John's Epis. Ch. Cem., Halifax, VA. Another name for Jacob was Jake.

General Notes: Jacob's middle name may be Hiram, and his first name may be John. An article in "The Charlotte Gazette" dated September 21, 1909 gave his name as Jacob.

Research Notes: Jacob is listed in the household of Chas. (Charles) E. Hurt in the 1880 Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, Roanoke District, pg 375D: Jacob H. Hankins, 23, born in Virginia, single, white, store clerk, parents born in Virginia, and "other" relationship to the head-of-household.

Jake is listed as head-of-household in the 1910 Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, Banister, E.D. 54, family #52, April 18: J.H. Hankins, 50, married 17 years, retail merchant, parents born in Virginia; Sallie, 38, wife, married 17 years, 6 of 9 children living, parents born in Virginia; Mary Cole, 13, dau.; Katherine, 11, dau.; Jake, 10, son; Poindexter, 5, son; Anne, 3, dau.; Robert, 3/12s, son; Virgie T. (iic), 22, niece, single; John M., 15, nephew, single; Jane Olds, 40, black, cook, widowed, no children, parents born in Virginia; all were born in Virginia.

Jacob married Sallie P. Edmondson,389,402,404,405,1101 daughter of Robert H. Edmondson and Mary E. Poindexter, Sep 27, 1892 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA 402,404.,1101 Sallie was born Aug 8, 1871 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA,389,402,404,405,1101 died Feb 16, 1945 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA389,1101 at age 73, and was buried in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA.389

Marriage Notes: Another researcher says they were married on the 26th, whereas their marriage record transcription says the 27th. Since a 6 and a 7 are difficult to confuse, it may be that their license was dated the 26th. 402

Children from this marriage were:

+ 774 F    i. Mary Coles Hankins 389,404,405,1102 was born in 1897 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA.404,405,1102

+ 775 F    ii. Katherine F. Hankins 389,404,1101,1103 was born Aug 2, 1898 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA389,404,1101,1103 and died in Sep 1979 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA389 at age 81.

   776 M    iii. Jake Hankins 404 was born from 1899 to 1900 in VA.404

+ 777 M    iv. James Poindexter Hankins 389,404,405 was born Apr 19, 1901 in VA,389,404,405 died Oct 11, 1965389 at age 64, and was buried in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA.389

+ 778 F    v. Ann E. Hankins 404,405,1101 was born from 1906 to 1907 in VA.404,405,1101

   779 M    vi. Robert E. Hankins 389,404,405,1101,1104 was born in Dec 1909 in VA.404,405,1101,1104

210. Edward Rice Hankins 31,72,397,407,408,409 was born Oct 14, 1861 in Charlotte Co., VA,31,72,408,409 died Feb 11, 1902 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA31 at age 40, and was buried in Ash Camp Mem. Cem., Keysville, VA.31 Another name for Edward was Buck.

General Notes: The source of E.R. being a son of Hiram is a story in "The Charlotte Gazette" dated September 21st, 1909".

Research Notes: He is named as Edwin R. in the 1880 census, and is living in the household of his step-brother, James Douglas Hankins. He is 19, single, and works in a foundry. In the 1900 census, he is named Edward R.

Another researcher in that family down-line names him as Edgar.

Another source in that line indicates that he died in 1900 at the age of 37; that would make him born in about 1862/1863 vice 1860/1861 as indicated by the 1880 and 1900 census.

Edward married Helen Blanche Irene Tucker,397,407,409,1105,1106,1107 daughter of Rev. Joel William Tucker and Penelope Bennett, Jun 8, 1884 in Caswell Co., NC 397,407.,409 Helen was born in Sep 1865 in NC,397,409 died in 1941 at age 76, and was buried in Forest Lawn Cem., Richmond, VA.397

Children from this marriage were:

   780 F    i. Annie B. Hankins 409,1105 was born Apr 27, 1885 in Charlotte Co., VA.409,1105

   781 F    ii. Virginia T. Hankins 409,1106 was born in Mar 1888 in Charlotte Co., VA.409,1106 Another name for Virginia was Virgie.

+ 782 M    iii. William Edward Hankins 397,409 was born in Oct 1891 in Charlotte Co., VA,409 died in 1965 in Christiansburg, VA397 at age 74, and was buried in Sunset Cem., Christiansburg, VA.

   783 M    iv. Jacob Morris Hankins 409,1107,1108 was born in May 1894 in Charlotte Co., VA.409,1107,1108

   784 M    v. Howard L. Hankins 409,1109 was born in Sep 1897 in Charlotte Co., VA,409,1109 died in 1954397 at age 57, and was buried in Sunset Cem., Christiansburg, VA.397

211. Virginia L. Hankins 72,396,410 was born in 1863 in Charlotte Co., VA.72,396,410

Research Notes: Her brother, Edward, named one of his children Virginia T., this indicates that possibily her middle initial may be T as well instead of J.

Virginia married James P. Lovelace,387,410 son of James S. Lovelace and Mary H. Unknown, Nov 26, 1884 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA.410 James was born from 1856 to 1857 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA.387,410

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 410

212. Martha Jane Hankins 31,412,413 was born in Sep 1837 in Charlotte Co., VA,31,413 died Mar 23, 1872 in Chestnut, Franklin Co., VA31 at age 34, and was buried Mar 25, 1872 in Providence Bapt. Ch. Cem., Franklin Co., VA.31 The cause of her death was Perpetual fever. Another name for Martha was Pattie.

General Notes: Martha died in her home in Chestnut, Franklin Co., Virginia.

Per the comments of Peter Ramsey: It appears that she may have died while or after giving birth to her daughter Mary.

Martha married Henry Fountain Goode,31,412,413,1110,1111,1112 son of David Goode II and Mary Jane Tate, Dec 7, 1854 in Franklin Co., VA 82,412.,413 Henry was born Dec 31, 1837 in Franklin Co., VA,31,413,1110,1111,1112 died Oct 1, 1914 in Franklin Co., VA31 at age 76, and was buried in Providence Bapt. Ch., Franklin Co., VA.31 Another name for Henry was Fount.

Marriage Notes: They were married by Elder Pleasant Brown.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 785 F    i. Roberta Amy Goode 1111 was born May 17, 1866 in Franklin Co., VA1111 and died Nov 14, 1939 at age 73.

   786 F    ii. Sarah F. Goode 411 was born from 1867 to 1868 in VA.411

   787 F    iii. Mary Susan Goode 1111,1113 was born Mar 17, 1873 in Franklin Co., VA1111,1113 and died Oct 21, 1881 in Franklin Co., VA at age 8.

213. Mary Ann Rebecca Hankins 414 was born Apr 12, 1840 in Charlotte Co., VA,414 died Jan 20, 1903 in Bedford Co., VA at age 62, and was buried in Jacob Cem., Bedford Co., VA.

Research Notes: In the 1900 census she is 60, born April 1840, married 43 years, 9-of-11 children living, and her parents were born in Virginia.

Mary married David Parker Jacobs 414 Feb 12, 1857 in Bedford Co., VA.414 David was born Feb 16, 1834 in Bedford Co., VA,414 died Oct 31, 1905 in Bedford Co., VA at age 71, and was buried in Jacob Cem., Bedford Co., VA.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 788 F    i. Hester M. Jacobs 1114 was born Apr 13, 1858 in Bedford Co., VA.1114

+ 789 F    ii. Arie F. Jacobs 1115,1116 was born in 1864 in Bedford Co., VA1115,1116 and died Nov 17, 19021117 at age 38.

+ 790 F    iii. Cornelia Frances Jacobs 1118,1119 was born Apr 26, 1866 in Bedford Co., VA1118,1119 and died Jan 28, 1926 at age 59.

+ 791 F    iv. Elvira J. Jacobs 1120 was born May 31, 1868 in Bedford Co., VA,1120 died Apr 25, 1939 at age 70, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Bedford, VA.

+ 792 M    v. Pinkney David Jacobs 414,1121 was born Apr 26, 1871 in Bedford Co., VA,414,1121 died Apr 15, 1942 in Bedford Co., VA at age 70, and was buried Apr 16, 1942 in Fairview Cem., Roanoke, VA.

+ 793 M    vi. William Allen Jacobs 414 was born Dec 5, 1876 in Bedford Co., VA,414 died Nov 25, 1934 in Bedford Co., VA at age 57, and was buried Nov 27, 1934 in Jacob Cem., Bedford Co., VA.

+ 794 F    vii. Mary Beula Ann Jacobs 1122,1123 was born May 31, 1877 in Bedford Co., VA,1122 died Mar 6, 1958 in Staunton Hosp., Staunton, VA at age 80, and was buried in Green Lawn Cem., Staunton, VA.

+ 795 F    viii. Theodosia Earnestine Jacobs 414,1119,1124 was born Jun 20, 1879 in Bedford Co., VA414,1119,1124 and died Jul 24, 1965 in Roanoke, VA at age 86.

+ 796 M    ix. Chester Green Jacobs 414,1125,1126,1127 was born Apr 5, 1882 in Bedford Co., VA,414,1125,1126,1127 died Nov 27, 1965 in Madison Heights, VA at age 83, and was buried in Longwood Cem., Bedford, VA.

+ 797 F    x. Bessie Lillian Jacobs 414,1128,1129 was born in Jun 1888 in VA414,1128,1129 and died May 25, 1934 at age 45.

+ 798 F    xi. Sallie Anthony Jacobs 1130,1131 was born Dec 12, 1889 in Bedford Co., VA.1130,1131

214. Cornelia Susan Hankins 82,83,415 was born Sep 22, 1842 in Charlotte Co., VA.82,83,415

General Notes: She died on 6 July -- year unknown.

Cornelia married William H. Goode 415 Nov 7, 1866 in Franklin Co., VA.415 William was born in 1843 in Franklin Co., VA.415

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 415

The child from this marriage was:

+ 799 F    i. Sarah F. Goode 416,1132 was born Aug 24, 1867 in Franklin Co., VA.416,1132

215. William J. T. Hankins 31,82,83,416,417,418 was born Aug 22, 1852 in Franklin Co., VA,31,83,416,417,418 died Nov 3, 192031 at age 68, and was buried in Providence Bapt. Ch. Cem., Franklin Co., VA.31 Another name for William was Willie.

Research Notes: In the 1860 census he is shown as Wm. J. T. Hankins, 7.

William is listed as head-of-household in the 1880 Census, Franklin Co., Virginia, E.D. 102, family #358: William J. Hankins, 27, farmer, self & parents born in Virginia; Emily N., 26, wife, keeping house, self & parents born in Virginia.

William married Nancy Emily Barnes 31,416,417,418 Nov 17, 1875 in Franklin Co., VA 31,416,417.,418 Nancy was born Jun 19, 1853 in Franklin Co., VA,31,416,417,418 died Apr 25, 193231 at age 78, and was buried in Providence Bapt. Ch. Cem., Franklin Co., VA.31 They had no children.

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 416

219. George A. Hankins 84,419,421,422,423,424 was born from 1847 to 1848 in Charlotte Co., VA.84,419,421,423,424

Research Notes: The 1870 Census, Charlotte Co., Virginia, shows George living with his uncle Joseph Hankins.

George is listed as head-of-household in the 1910 Census, Henrico Co., Virginia, Richmond, E.D. 75, family #92, April 18-19: George A. Hankins, 62, married 37 years, locomotive engineer, parents born in Virginia; Virginia, 63, wife, married 37 years, 1 of 1 child living, parents born in Virginia; Annie E., dau., 26, single, all were born in Virginia.

George married Virginia S. Unknown 419,422,424,1133 about 1875 419,422.,424 Virginia was born in 1852 in VA.419,1133

The child from this marriage was:

   800 F    i. Anna E. Hankins 422,424,1133,1134 was born Sep 18, 1877 in Charlotte Co., VA.422,424,1133,1134 Another name for Anna was Annie.

222. Mary J. Cole 426,427,428 was born from 1834 to 1840 in VA426,427,428 and died in 1927426 at age 93.

Mary married Henderson Phillips 426,427,428 about 1856 426,427.,428 Henderson was born from 1824 to 1826 in VA.427,428

Children from this marriage were:

   801 M    i. William W. Phillips 427,428 was born in 1856 in Henry Co., VA.427,428

   802 M    ii. Preston Phillips 427 was born in Apr 1860 in Henry Co., VA.427

   803 F    iii. Flora J. Phillips 428 was born from 1863 to 1864 in VA.428

   804 M    iv. Charles E. Phillips 428 was born from 1866 to 1867 in VA.428

   805 F    v. Mary S. Phillips 428 was born from 1868 to 1869 in VA.428

   806 M    vi. Waller H. Phillips 428 was born from 1871 to 1872 in VA.428

   807 F    vii. E. Phillips 428 was born from 1873 to 1874 in VA.428

   808 F    viii. Lucy S. Phillips 428 was born from 1876 to 1877 in VA.428

224. Mary Susan Breedlove 89,429 was born in 1844 in Charlotte Co., VA.89,429

Mary married William M. Wilson 429 Dec 6, 1864 in Charlotte Co., VA.429 William was born in 1844 in Charlotte Co., VA.429

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 429

226. Joseph Baxter Breedlove, Jr. 31,89,430 was born May 28, 1849 in Charlotte Co., VA,31,89,430 died Feb 22, 192631 at age 76, and was buried in Roanoke Presb. Ch. Cem., Patrick Henry, VA.31

Joseph married Sarah Elizabeth Clark,31,430 daughter of Publius Clark and Mary Jane Mason, Mar 10, 1892 in Charlotte Co., VA 31.,430 Sarah was born in 1870,31,430 died in 194131 at age 71, and was buried in Roanoke Presb. Ch. Cem., Patrick Henry, VA.31

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 430

The child from this marriage was:

   809 M    i. Robert Hudnel Breedlove 31 was born Sep 7, 1894,31 died Oct 4, 197631 at age 82, and was buried in Roanoke Presb. Ch. Cem., Patrick Henry, VA.31

230. Joseph George Parsons 93 was born Sep 26, 1823 in Lunenburg or Charlotte Co., VA93 and died Oct 4, 1862 in Corinth, MS93,94 at age 39.

Joseph married Mary Elizabeth Deupree 93 Jan 6, 1845.94 Mary was born Sep 12, 1825 in Lunenburg Co., VA93,94 and died Dec 3, 1920 in TX93,94 at age 95.

Children from this marriage were:

   810 M    i. Daniel Overton Parsons 93 was born Oct 7, 1845 in Benton Co., MO93,95 and died Mar 10, 189093,95 at age 44.

   811 M    ii. James Adrian Parsons 93 was born Apr 26, 1848 in Benton Co., MO93,95 and died Jun 2, 193993,95 at age 91.

   812 M    iii. William Stephen Parsons 93 was born Feb 12, 1850 in Benton Co., MO93,95 and died Nov 8, 191693,95 at age 66.

   813 F    iv. Sarah Jane Parsons 93 was born Apr 5, 1852 in Benton Co., MO.93,95

   814 M    v. Joseph Newton Parsons 93 was born Aug 22, 1854 in Benton Co., MO93,95 and died Oct 30, 1855 in Benton Co., MO93,95 at age 1.

   815 M    vi. George Foster Parsons 93 was born Jul 28, 1856 in Benton Co., MO93,95 and died Nov 6, 194893,95 at age 92.

+ 816 M    vii. John Edwin Parsons 93 was born Jul 24, 1858 in Benton Co., MO93,95 and died Feb 1, 1947 in Graham, Young Co., TX93,95 at age 88.

   817 F    viii. Martha Ella Parsons 93 was born Mar 14, 1860 in Benton Co., MO93,95 and died Mar 14, 190593,95 at age 45.

   818 M    ix. Joe G. Parsons 93 was born Jul 26, 1862 in Benton Co., MO93,95 and died Jun 18, 191793,95 at age 54.

235. John James Hankins 31,131,436,437,438,439,440,441 was born Mar 23, 1833 in Henry Co., VA,31,131,437,438,439,440 died Jul 20, 1913 in Lexington, NC31,438 at age 80, and was buried Jul 22, 1913 in City Cem., Lexington, NC.31,438

General Notes: As provided by Melissa Pearman: In his letter of Nov 11, 1896, John James Hankins makes the following statement about his life:

" I am the second child of my father and was born March 23, 1833, in Henry Co., Virginia and have lived a very eventful life, having moved 30 times since I was married, and having lived in Danville, Va., Ruffin, Lexington and Salisbury, North Carolina, Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama.

I married Melissa Richardson Milner on August 28, 1857, and lived with her 37 years when it pleased God to separate us by calling her to Himself on the 12th of March, 1895, and two years after suffering with cancer.

She was born March 5, 1841, and both of us were baptized into fellowship of the Danville (Va.) Baptist Church in November 1876. She left 12 children."

John James Hankins was married two more times after the death of his first wife, Melissa Milner. Although we know a lot about John James and Melissa, the details of their family life during the 37 years of their marriage are still obscure. I have been unable to find an obituary for either John James or Melissa. That of my grandfather, John Keen Hankins states that the family moved to Lexington in about 1879 where John James was engaged in the manufacture of tobacco products. My father, William Brevard Hankins, said that the Hankins Tobacco Factory made chewing tobacco in plugs and twists. Family stories will help to make their lives less obscure and more interesting. A few of these personal accounts have been collected as follows:

In January 1979, Margaret Radcliffe Gooch sent the following information and recollections of her grandfather:

"There is no obituary notice for my grandfather, J. J. Hankins available here. He died in Lexington when he and his third wife, Mother Annie (Bunnel) Hankins were living with Uncle Foster in the old Ford property, corner of Hargrave and Fourth Avenue West, down one block from my house. I think 1913 was the year. You have the date.

Grandmother Hankins, his first wife, mother of all his children, died in the Martinsville, Virginia region, Axton or Boxwood or Cascade (incorrect, Melissa died in Lexington, NC). I think you will find the place and date in the collection of typed copies of notes of Grandfather Hankins, datelined Martinsvilled. During the years, say 1891-96, they were in that Virginia region and Grandfather was operating small stores; small tobacco interests; various small business ventures, funded principally by his oldest sons; small trades, etc. but nothing substantial; never able to gain footing or independence. I think all of this was going on in Reconstruction times and Grandfather had no substantial connections. A case of good blood but a victim of the after-war conditions. I don't suppose that a family of 12 children to care for helped his finances any. In some respects Grandfather Hankins resembled the "Ashley Wilkes" in "Gone With The Wind": well educated, impractical, upstanding and good company, but no manager. Uncle Foster finally decided to take a house (mentioned above) and brought his father and the third wife there, and from then on the housekeeping continued until his death in Lexington."

Bessie Lynch Diven and Melissa Lynch Bryant tell this interesting story about the early married life of their grandparents (not a direct quote):

"William Banks Milner would not consent to his daughter's marriage to John James Hankins so they eloped. When they returned her father locked her in her room and would not let John James see her. This situation went on for about a year; during which John James Hankins went to Texas and taught school. Finally, the problem was resolved and they were reunited; through the efforts of one of Melissa's uncles."

John and Melissa were buried in Lexington, NC on the plot owned by George Foster Hankins. Note: a number of years ago, George Foster Hankins bought a large cemetery plot in the City Cemetery on North State Street in Lexington, NC, and attempted to have all of his immediate family moved to that site. His parents and many of his brothers and sisters are now buried there but not all. Ella Banks Hankins Radcliffe and John Keep Hankins are buried in the same cemetery, but on their own family plots.

Research Notes: John is listed with his wife Melissa in the household of D. T. Harvey (sic), in the 1860 Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, Southern Dist., Danville, family #1068, September 1: J. J. Hankins, 26, tobacconist, real estate / property valued at $2,600 / $2,500; Melissa, 18; both were born in Virginia. Note: It's unknown how or if they are related to D. T. Harvey. The assumption might be that Melissa's maiden name was Harvey, but she was a Millner.

Per his brother-in-law's obituary (Daniel Livingston Martin), in 1906, John was living in Stockton, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.

Per his death certificate he was a tobacconist.

John married Melissa Richardson Millner,31,436,439,440,1135,1136 daughter of William Banks Millner and Mary Hemphreys Keen, Aug 28, 1857 in Rockingham Co., NC 436,439.,440 Melissa was born Mar 5, 1841 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,440,1136 died Mar 12, 1895 in Davidson Co., NC31 at age 54, and was buried in City Cem., Lexington, NC.31

Children from this marriage were:

   819 U    i. Unnamed Hankins 1137 was born Aug 5, 1858 in Danville, VA1137 and died Aug 5, 1858 in Danville, VA.1137

   820 U    ii. Unnamed Hankins 1138 was born Dec 20, 1859 in Danville, VA1138 and died Dec 20, 1859 in Danville, VA.1138

+ 821 F    iii. Mary Emma Hankins 12,1139,1140,1141 was born Jun 21, 1861 in VA12,1139,1140,1141 and died in 1934 at age 73.

+ 822 M    iv. John Keen Hankins 12,31,1142 was born Aug 13, 1863 in Danville, VA,12,31,1142 died Dec 5, 1934 in Lexington, NC12,31,1142 at age 71, and was buried Dec 6, 1934 in City Cem., Lexington, NC.12,31,1142

+ 823 M    v. James Robert Hankins 12,1143,1144 was born Dec 8, 1866 in Danville, VA,12,1143,1144 died Jan 10, 1953 in Baptist Hosp., Winston-Salem, NC12,1143 at age 86, and was buried Jan 15, 1953 in Bowman Gray Med. Sch., Winston-Salem, NC.1143

+ 824 F    vi. Ella Banks Hankins 1145 was born Nov 2, 1868 in Danville, VA,1145 died Dec 26, 1941 in Lexington, NC1145 at age 73, and was buried Dec 28, 1941 in Lexington City Cem., Lexington, NC.1145

   825 M    vii. Hon. George Foster Hankins, Col. 12,31,1146,1147 was born Nov 23, 1870 in Ruffin, Rockingham, NC,31,1146 died Sep 18, 1954 in Lexington, NC31,1146 at age 83, and was buried Sep 19, 1954 in Lexington City Cem., Lexington, NC.31 The cause of his death was Coronary occlusion (died 1-day after onset).1146 He never married and had no children.

+ 826 M    viii. Walter Wallace Hankins 12 was born Mar 1, 1873.12

   827 M    ix. Daniel Bruce Hankins 12,31 was born Jan 17, 1875,12,31 died Oct 25, 193131 at age 56, and was buried in Lexington City Cem., Lexington, NC.31

+ 828 F    x. Edna Holmes Hankins 12 was born May 20, 187712 and died May 27, 195912 at age 82.

+ 829 M    xi. William Garland Hankins, Sr. 12,1148 was born Mar 27, 1880 in Danville, VA,12 died May 9, 1954 in VA Hosp., Bay Pines, FL12,1148 at age 74, and was buried in Rose Hill Cem., Kissimmee, FL.1148

+ 830 F    xii. Rebecca Pearl Hankins 12 was born Aug 1, 188212 and died Aug 18, 193212 at age 50.

+ 831 F    xiii. Bessie Burle Hankins 12,1149,1150,1151 was born Aug 1, 1882 in Lexington, NC.12,1149,1150,1151

   832 M    xiv. Paul Millner Hankins 462 was born Oct 7, 1885,462 died Feb 15, 1909 in Dawson, GA462 at age 23, and was buried in Dawson, GA. The cause of his death was Heart disease.

John next married Rosa L. Robertson,1152 daughter of F. S. Robertson and Ann R. Unknown, Oct 15, 1900 in Martinsville, Henry Co., VA.1152 Rosa was born in 1854.1152

Marriage Notes: He was a widower. 1152

236. Sarah Rebecca Aimie Hankins 12,97,131 was born in 1835 in VA.12,131

General Notes: When Sarah married N.D. Clark, they moved to Ellis Co., Texas.

Research Notes: Provided my Melissa Hankins Pearman, from a letter by John James Hankins:

"Sara Rebecca married N.D. Clark in 1851 and moved to Ellis County, Texas, where she now resides. She had two children: Henry who died in early manhood, leaving two children whose names are not known to me; and James who now lives in Austin, Texas and has two children."

Sarah married N. D. Clark 12 in 1851.12

Children from this marriage were:

   833 M    i. Henry Clark .12

   834 M    ii. James Clark .12

237. Daniel Artlen Hankins 12,131 was born in 1838 in VA12,131 and died in 185712 at age 19.

Daniel married someone.

His child was:

   835 M    i. David Hankins .12.,1153

238. Josiah Foster Hankins 12,131,442,443,444,445 was born Feb 5, 1840 in VA,12,131,443,444,445 died Apr 3, 1911 in Beckham Co., OK443 at age 71, and was buried in Carter Cem., Beckham Co., OK.443

General Notes: Josiah moved to Texas in early youth and married Miss Burke near Waxahatchee, Texas, in 1859. He lived near Midlothian, Texas, and had 13 children.

Their family information is taken from the 1900 Census, Roger Mills Co., Oklahoma Territory; 21 Jun 1900, family #291: They own their farm.

Research Notes: Josiah is listed in the household of his father in the 1850 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, family #595, September 6: Joseph F. Hankins, 10, in school, born in Virginia. Note: In the 1850 Census his name is clearly spelled as Joseph, so perhaps the census taker made and error, or he later changed his name to Josiah. It would be unusual for there to be an error by the census taker though, because this was an educated family and would have surely caught the error at the time it was made. The 1880 Census image below clearly shows the spelling of his name as Josiah, and he also has a son name Josiah.

Josiah is listed as head-of-household in the 1880 Census, Ellis Co., Texas, Mountain Peak, E.D. 52, family #18, June 1: Josiah Hankins, 40, married, farmer, self & parents born in Virginia; Mary, 35, wife, keeping house, self & mother born in Tennessee, father born in Alabama; John, 19, son, single, at home, attended school; Josiah, 18, son, single, at home, attended school; Louisa, 14, dau., single, at home, attended school; Malisa, 12, dau., at home, attended school; Virginia, 10, dau., at home, attended school; Rob't, 8, son, attended school; Amy, 7, dau., attended school; George, 2, son; Eunice, 4/12s (Feb 1880), dau.; all the children were born in Texas.

Josiah married Mary Jane Burks 12,442,443,444,445 Sep 14, 1859 in Ellis Co., TX 12,442,443,444.,445 Mary was born Apr 7, 1845 in VA,443,444,445 died Feb 4, 1909 in Beckham Co., OK443 at age 63, and was buried in Carter Cem., Beckham Co., OK.443

Children from this marriage were:

   836 M    i. John Hankins 443,444 was born in Sep 1860 in TX.444

   837 M    ii. Josiah Hankins 443,444 was born from 1861 to 1862 in TX.444 Another name for Josiah was Joe.

+ 838 F    iii. Louisa Rebecca Hankins 443,444,1154,1155 was born in Feb 1866 in TX.444

   839 F    iv. Malissa Hankins 444 was born from 1867 to 1868 in TX.444

+ 840 F    v. Virginia Hankins 443,444 was born from 1869 to 1870 in TX.444

+ 841 M    vi. Robert A. Hankins 443,444,1156,1157,1158,1159,1160 was born in Aug 1871 in TX,443,444,1157,1158,1159,1160 died Feb 5, 1953 in Elk City, Beckham Co., OK443 at age 81, and was buried in Carter Cem., Beckham Co., OK.443

   842 F    vii. Amy Hankins 444 was born from 1872 to 1873 in TX.444

   843 M    viii. George B. Hankins 443,444,1158,1161 was born from 1877 to 1879 in TX444,1158 and died after Feb 5, 1953.1161

   844 F    ix. Eunice Hankins 444 was born in Feb 1880 in TX.444

+ 845 M    x. Frederick A. Hankins 443,462,1162,1163 was born Dec 22, 1882 in Ellis Co., TX,443,462,1162,1163 died Apr 15, 1942 in Burns, Harney Co., OR443,462 at age 59, and was buried in Carter Cem., Beckham Co., OK.443,462

+ 846 M    xi. Cleveland C. Hankins 443,445,1161,1164 was born Sep 14, 1884 in TX,443,445,1164 died Mar 7, 1958443 at age 73, and was buried in Carter Cem., Beckham Co., OK.443

+ 847 F    xii. Etta Mae Hankins 443,445,1165 was born in Jul 1884 in TX445 and died in 1905 in OK at age 21.

239. Pvt. William S. Hankins 12,131,446 was born in 1842 in VA.12,131,446

General Notes: Provided my Melissa Hankins Pearman, from a letter by John James Hankins:

William died from exposure during the war of secession. He was a Private in the Confederate Army; mustered into the Army in 1861, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.

Research Notes: This link to his parents isn't proven.

William is listed as head-of-household in the 1860 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, family #273, July 4: Wm. Hankins, 27, laborer, personal property valued at $50; Nancy, 24; both were born in Virginia.

William married Nancy Unknown.446 Nancy was born in 1846 in VA.446

240. Mary Susan Elisabeth Hankins 12,31,97,131,447,448,449 was born Jul 6, 1844 in VA,12,31,131,449 died May 9, 1893 in VA12,31 at age 48, and was buried in Cascade Mem. Park, Cascade, VA.31

General Notes: They lived near the Cascade Post Office, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. Another source, great grandson, indicates that her full name was Mary Susan Elizabeth Hankins, but I've found no official source with the name of Elizabeth.

Provided my Melissa Hankins Pearman, from a letter by John James Hankins:

"Mary Susan married D.D. Martin and lived near (the) Cascade P.O. in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, dying in 1894. She left eight children: James, who died childless. Mary, who married a Mr. Bratt and now lives near Leaksville, N.C. and has two children. Thomas, who married a Miss Richardson and lives near Axton in Henry Co., Virgnia, having three children, William, Thomas, and Jesse. Rush, Bettie, Addie, Robert, Lena - all unmarried (in 1896)."

Note: Mary Susan is listed in the 1860 Census at the home of George Foster. It is very possible that George Foster cared for all of the younger children after the death of John Daniel in 1851.



Mary married Daniel Livingston Martin,12,31,97,447,448,449,462,1166,1167,1168,1169,1170,1171 son of Abner Martin and Jane Reamy Jones, Nov 13, 1861 in Pittsylvania Co., VA 12,447,448,449,1167,1170.,1172 Daniel was born Jan 20, 1832 in Boxwood, VA,31,449,462,1167,1168,1169,1170,1171 died Jul 25, 1906 in Boxwood, VA31,462 at age 74, and was buried in Cascade Mem. Park, Cascade, VA.462

Marriage Notes: A marriage record transcription says they were married in 1865, but a close family member verifies it was 1861; undoubtedly, the transcription was wrong.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 848 M    i. James Daniel Martin 12,31,97,1170 was born Aug 9, 1864 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,1170 died Apr 15, 1892 in Atlee, Hanover Co., VA31 at age 27, and was buried in Cool Spring Bapt. Ch. Cem., Atlee Station, VA.31

+ 849 M    ii. Thomas Jackson Martin, Sr. 12,31,561,1170,1173,1174,1175 was born Nov 2, 1866 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,1170,1173,1175 died May 13, 194231 at age 75, and was buried in Stokesland Cem., Danville, VA.31

+ 850 F    iii. Mary Jane Martin 12,97,1170,1176,1177,1178,1179 was born Jan 13, 1869 in Cascade, VA,1176,1177,1178,1179 died Apr 30, 1959 in Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC1177 at age 90, and was buried May 1, 1959 in Pratt Family Cem., Eden, NC.1177

   851 M    iv. Benjamin Robert Martin 12,561,1170 was born from 1871 to 1872 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.1170

+ 852 F    v. Bettie Sue Martin 12,31,1170,1180 was born Apr 10, 1875 in Cascade, VA,31,1170,1180 died Dec 31, 1902 in Kanawha Falls, WV31 at age 27, and was buried in Cascade Mem. Park, Cascade, VA.31

   853 F    vi. Rebecca Adelaide Martin 12,97,1170,1181 was born May 31, 1877 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,1170,1181 died Jan 24, 1955 in Baptist Hosp., Winston-Salem, NC1181 at age 77, and was buried Jan 26, 1955 in Overlook Cem., Eden, NC.1181 The cause of her death was Adrenal insufficiency (died 3-days after onset).1181 Another name for Rebecca was Addie.

+ 854 M    vii. Rush Starling Martin, Sr. 1182,1183,1184,1185,1186,1187,1188,1189 was born Jun 19, 1877 in Irisburg, VA1183,1184,1185,1186,1187,1188,1189 and died Oct 29, 1929 in Bassett, Henry Co., VA at age 52.

   855 M    viii. George R. Martin 561,1171 was born in Jun 1882 in VA.1171

+ 856 F    ix. Lena Livingston Martin 12,31,97,1171,1190,1191,1192 was born Apr 18, 1885 in VA,31,1171,1190,1191,1192 died Dec 28, 193731 at age 52, and was buried in Cascade Mem. Park, Cascade, VA.31

242. George Foster Farrar 93 was born Jun 29, 1835 in Pamplin, Charlotte Co., VA93,95,105 and died Jun 29, 1908 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93,95 at age 73.

General Notes: George was a farmer.

George married Susan E. Pulliam 93 Dec 23, 1857 in Campbell Co., VA 95.,105 Susan was born Mar 29, 1833 in Campbell Co., VA (prob.)93,1193,1194,1195 and died Mar 17, 1883 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93,1196,1197 at age 49.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 857 F    i. Martha Hodges Farrar 93 was born Mar 21, 1859 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93,105,1198 and died Mar 9, 193193,95 at age 71.

+ 858 M    ii. John James Farrar 93 was born Jun 30, 1861 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93,95,105 and died in Feb 193193,95 at age 69.

+ 859 M    iii. George Thomas Farrar 93 was born Apr 13, 1866 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA,93,105 died Aug 20, 1943 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA (prob.)93 at age 77, and was buried in Evergreen Cem., Appomattox Co., VA.93

   860 F    iv. Mary F. E. Farrar 93 was born Sep 1, 1867 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA.93,105

   861 F    v. Sarah Elizabeth Farrar 93 was born Mar 21, 1869 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93,105 and died Oct 20, 190293,1199 at age 33.

+ 862 M    vi. William Wesley Farrar 93 was born Jan 23, 1872 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93,1200 and died Apr 5, 194393,1201 at age 71.

   863 M    vii. Elijah Witt Farrar 93 was born Jul 24, 1873 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93,105 and died Dec 26, 188893,1202 at age 15.

   864 F    viii. Elnora Bernice Lee Farrar 93 was born Jul 20, 1879.93,105

George next married Bettie I. Marshall 93 after Dec 1883. Bettie was born in 185193,458 and died after Oct 11, 1929.93

243. Charles Robert Hankins Farrar 93 was born Nov 9, 1837 in Pamplin, Charlotte Co., VA,93,453 died Jul 21, 1914 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93,454 at age 76, and was buried in Jordan-Farrar-Fore Cem., Pamplin, VA.93,454

Charles married Virginia Catherine Farley 93 Oct 30, 1867 in Charlotte Co., VA 93.,454 Virginia was born Oct 11, 1845 in Lunenburg Co., VA (prob.),93,95 died Apr 6, 1889 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93,95 at age 43, and was buried in Jordan-Farrar-Fore Cem., Pamplin, VA.93,95

Children from this marriage were:

+ 865 F    i. Margaret Magdala Farrar 93 was born Sep 22, 1868 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA,93,95 died Mar 28, 1891 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93,95 at age 22, and was buried in Evergreen Cem., Appomattox Co., VA.93

+ 866 F    ii. Anna Virginia Farrar 93 was born Feb 16, 1870 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA,93,1203 died Apr 20, 1943 in Appomattox Co., VA93,95 at age 73, and was buried in Rocks Bapt. Ch. Cem., Pamplin, VA.93

+ 867 F    iii. Ola Keith Farrar 93,454 was born Dec 20, 1871 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA,93,95 died Feb 19, 1958 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93,95 at age 86, and was buried in Piney Ridge Ch. Cem., Pamplin, VA.93

+ 868 M    iv. Wesley Jackson Farrar 93 was born Mar 1, 1873 in Appomattox Co., VA,93,95 died Mar 25, 1962 in Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., VA93,1204 at age 89, and was buried in Mt. Nebo Bapt. Ch. Cem., Abilene, VA.93

+ 869 F    v. Roberta Adelaide Farrar 93,1205 was born Nov 15, 1874 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA,93,95 died Feb 22, 1953 in Lynchburg, VA93,95 at age 78, and was buried in Spring Hill Cem., Lynchburg, VA.93

   870 F    vi. Prudence Ellen Farrar 31,93,102 was born Aug 30, 1876 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA,31,93,1206 died Feb 8, 1941 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA31,93,95 at age 64, and was buried in Pankey Cem., Appomattox Co., VA.93 She never married and had no children.

   871 M    vii. Charles Henry Farrar 93 was born Sep 29, 1878 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93,95 and died Mar 7, 1901 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93,95 at age 22. Another name for Charles was Charlie.

+ 872 F    viii. Kate Hankins Farrar 93,1205 was born Oct 1, 1880 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA.93,1205

+ 873 M    ix. William Edward Farrar 93 was born May 30, 1883 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93,95 and died May 8, 1933 in Lynchburg, VA93,95 at age 49.

   874 F    x. Ethel Blanch Farrar 93,1207 was born Apr 17, 1885 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93,95 and died Feb 28, 1889 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93,95 at age 3.

+ 875 M    xi. Robert Samuel Farrar 93 was born Mar 8, 1888 in Appomattox Co., VA93,95 and died Jul 26, 1972 in Bluefield, WV93 at age 84.

Charles next married Georgia Ann Patterson,93,454,462 daughter of George M. Thomas Patterson and Rebecca Jane Mayberry, Nov 24, 1899 in Appomattox Co., VA.102 Georgia was born Jan 8, 1879 in Appomattox Co., VA,93,1208 died Mar 27, 1935 in Lynchburg Hosp., Lynchburg, VA93,95,462 at age 56, and was buried Mar 29, 1935 in Spring Hill Cem., Lynchburg, VA.462,1209

Children from this marriage were:

+ 876 F    i. Verna Mae Farrar 93,1207,1209,1210 was born Jun 22, 1903 in Prince Edward Co., VA,93,95,1209,1210 died Dec 28, 1980 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93,1209 at age 77, and was buried in Piney Ridge Ch. Cem., Pamplin, VA.1209

+ 877 F    ii. Lola Jane Farrar 93,1207,1209,1211 was born Jul 12, 1911 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93,1209,1211,1212 and died Oct 30, 1999 in Union, Union Co., SC93,1211 at age 88.

246. Edwin W. Farrar 93,457,458,459 was born Mar 16, 1844 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93,95 and died Jul 27, 1923 in Lynchburg, VA93,95 at age 79.

General Notes: His first name could have been Adrian.

Edwin married Martha J. Watkins 93 in Jul 1868 in Appomattox Co., VA.95 Martha was born in 1844.93,1213 Another name for Martha was Mattie.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 878 M    i. William Henry Farrar 93 was born in 1872 in VA.93,1214

   879 M    ii. Frank Lee Farrar 93 was born Mar 16, 1873.93,95

   880 M    iii. Charles Wesley Farrar 93 was born Dec 24, 187793,95 and died Sep 7, 1878.93,95

   881 F    iv. Emma E. Farrar 93 was born Apr 13, 1879.93,95

   882 M    v. Alfred E. Farrar 93 was born Mar 8, 1883.93,95

247. Daniel Sydnor Farrar 93,460 was born Jun 26, 1846 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA,93,95 died Jul 4, 1915 in Abilene, Charlotte Co., VA93,95 at age 69, and was buried in Mt. Nebo Bapt. Ch. Cem., Abilene, VA.93,95

General Notes: His first name could have been David.

Daniel married Alice S. Rush,93,460 daughter of Henry Harrison Rush and Elizabeth Frances Coleman, Aug 6, 1873 in Campbell Co., VA 95.,460 Alice was born Jun 10, 1852 in Appomattox Co., VA,460 died Jul 4, 1912 in Lynchburg, VA460 at age 60, and was buried Jul 5, 1912 in Spring Hill Mem. Gdns., Lynchburg, VA.460

Children from this marriage were:

+ 883 F    i. Dolly Sydnor Farrar 93,457 was born Dec 19, 1877.93,95

+ 884 M    ii. Jacob Harrison Farrar, Sr. 93,457 was born in 1880 in VA.93,1215

   885 F    iii. Christine Farrar 93,457 was born Jun 10, 1886 in Appomattox Co., VA.93,95

248. Sarah Elizabeth Farrar 93 was born Feb 11, 1849 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA,93,457 died Mar 8, 1930 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93,95 at age 81, and was buried in Jordan-Farrar-Fore Cem., Pamplin, VA.93 Another name for Sarah was Sally.

General Notes: Sally was a Baptist.

Sarah married William Calhoun Pankey,93,1216,1217 son of Edward Pankey and Nancy Branch Pankey, Feb 20, 1866 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA.1218 William was born Mar 12, 1840 in Henry Co., VA,93,1216,1217,1218 died Jan 25, 1892 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93 at age 51, and was buried in Jordan-Farrar-Fore Cem., Pamplin, VA.93,1218

Children from this marriage were:

+ 886 F    i. Martha Elizabeth Pankey 93 was born Dec 3, 1866 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA,93,95 died Jun 10, 1899 in Abilene, Charlotte Co., VA93,1219 at age 32, and was buried in Jordan-Farrar-Fore Cem., Pamplin, VA.93,1220

+ 887 F    ii. Elvergia Sydnor Pankey 93,1221 was born Sep 9, 1868 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA,93,95 died Jan 18, 1918 in Bent Creek, Buckingham Co., VA93,1222 at age 49, and was buried in Dixon Cem., VA.93

+ 888 M    iii. John Wesley Pankey 93 was born Apr 13, 1871 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA,93,95 died Dec 3, 1943 in Abilene, Charlotte Co., VA93,95 at age 72, and was buried in Mt. Nebo Bapt. Ch. Cem., Abilene, VA.93

+ 889 F    iv. Ella Branch Pankey 93,1223 was born Aug 28, 1874 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA,93,95 died Dec 27, 1942 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93,95 at age 68, and was buried in Pankey Cem., Appomattox Co., VA.93

   890 M    v. William Adrian Pankey 93,1224 was born in 1876 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA93,95 and died in 1876 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA.93,95

+ 891 M    vi. Rev. George Robert Pankey, Sr. 93 was born May 30, 1878 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA,93,95 died Jul 30, 1948 in Richmond, VA93,95 at age 70, and was buried in Forest Lawn Cem., Richmond, VA.93,1225

+ 892 M    vii. Everett Leonard Pankey 93 was born Jul 29, 1884 in Pamplin, Appomattox Co., VA,93,95 died Apr 2, 1959 in Lynchburg, VA93,1226 at age 74, and was buried in Jordan-Farrar-Fore Cem., Pamplin, VA.93,1226

249. Octavia A. Foster 107,108,461 was born Mar 19, 1859 in Franklin Co., VA107,108,461 and died Jul 22, 1934 in Franklin Co., VA at age 75.

Research Notes: In the 1910 census she is 51, a widow, 5-of-5 children living, and her parents were born in Virginia.

Octavia married John Edwin Austin 107 Sep 4, 1879 in Franklin Co., VA 107.,461 John was born Jan 1, 1854 in Franklin Co., VA107 and died Jan 29, 1905 in Franklin Co., VA461 at age 51.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 893 M    i. George William Austin 107 was born Apr 1, 1880 in Franklin Co., VA.107

   894 M    ii. John Peter Austin 107 was born Nov 30, 1882 in Franklin Co., VA.107

+ 895 M    iii. Marshall Steven Austin 107,461,1227 was born Sep 22, 1884 in Franklin Co., VA107,461,1227 and died Nov 28, 1965 at age 81.

+ 896 M    iv. Robert Lee Austin 107,461,1228 was born Sep 13, 1887 in Franklin Co., VA107,461,1228 and died Jun 3, 1957107 at age 69.

+ 897 F    v. Lilly Nora Austin 107,461 was born Apr 1, 1891 in Franklin Co., VA107,461 and died Mar 15, 1940107 at age 48.

+ 898 F    vi. Lou Etta Austin 107,461 was born Nov 22, 1893 in Franklin Co., VA,107,461 died Sep 5, 1987 in Martinsville Conv. Home, Henry Co., VA107 at age 93, and was buried in Seay Cem., Henry Co., VA.107

259. Mary Matilda Hairfield 113,462,463,464,465,466 was born Nov 23, 1829 in Henry Co., VA (prob.)113,462,463,464,465,466 and died Jun 26, 1917 in Henry Co., VA462 at age 87.

General Notes: Mary and Granville had four boys and two girls.

Research Notes: Mary is listed as head-of-household in the 1900 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, E.D. 52, family #208, June 25: Mary M. Minter, 70 (Nov 1829), widow, 8 of 11 children living, parents born in Virginia; Joseph D., 27 (Jul 1872), son, married 8 years, farmer; Julie A., 29 (Nov 1870), dau.-in-law, married 8 years, 2 of 4 children living, parents born in Virginia; Beatrice, 6 (Oct 1893), granddaughter, at school; Granville E., 4 (Aug 1894), grandson; all were born in Virginia.

Obituary: The Henry Bulletin, Friday, June 29, 1917 [edited]: Mrs. Mary M. Minter, widow of Granville J. Minter, died June 26th at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John Slaydon of Leatherwood. Her husband was Mr. Granville J. Minter, a Confederate Veteran, and for a number of years, Supervisor of his district. Mrs. Minter is survived by the following children: W. O. Minter, J. D. Minter, Mrs. I. M. Groves, Mrs. J. W. Burch, all of Martinsville, and Thos. G. Minter of Leatherwood, Mrs. Jno. Bondurant of Snow Creek and Mrs. Jno. Slaydon of Snow Creek. She was laid to rest in the family burying ground by the side of her husband.

Mary married Granville Jones Minter,113,463,464,465,1229 son of Watson Obediah Minter and Frances Walker Covington, Dec 28, 1847 in Henry Co., VA (prob.) 113,462,463,464,465.,1229 Granville was born Oct 11, 1824462,463,464,465,1229 and died Jun 27, 1891462 at age 66.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 899 F    i. Sarah Frances Minter 31,462,463,1229,1230,1231,1232 was born Jan 8, 1849 in Leatherwood, VA,31,462,463,1229,1230,1232 died Jul 10, 1927 in Martinsville, Henry Co., VA31,462 at age 78, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA.31,462

+ 900 F    ii. Mary Susan Minter 31,1229,1231,1233,1234,1235 was born Dec 23, 1850 in Henry Co., VA,31,197,1229,1234,1235 died Oct 31, 1949 in Princeton, Mercer Co., WV31 at age 98, and was buried Nov 1, 1949 in Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke, VA.31

+ 901 F    iii. Julia Angeline Minter 464,1229,1231,1236,1237,1238,1239,1240 was born May 21, 1855 in Henry Co., VA464,1229,1238,1239,1240 and died Dec 11, 1945 in Henry Co., VA at age 90.

+ 902 M    iv. William Obediah Minter 462,464,1229,1232,1241,1242,1243,1244,1245 was born Oct 25, 1857 in Leatherwood, VA,462,464,1229,1232,1241,1244,1245 died Feb 9, 1924 in Martinsville, Henry Co., VA462 at age 66, and was buried Feb 10, 1924 in Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA.462

+ 903 F    v. Martha J. Minter 462,464,465,1229,1231,1237,1246,1247 was born Mar 3, 1861 in Henry Co., VA,462,464,465,1229,1246 died Apr 20, 1908 in Dyer's Store, Henry Co., VA462,1248 at age 47, and was buried in Fam. Cem., Dyer's Store, Henry Co., VA.462

+ 904 M    vi. Thomas Granville Minter 464,465,1231,1242,1249,1250,1251,1252,1253,1254,1255 was born in May 1866 in Henry Co., VA.464,465,1249,1251,1252,1253,1254,1255

+ 905 F    vii. Nancy V. Minter 462,464,465,1256,1257 was born in Feb 1867 in Leatherwood, VA,462,464,465,1256,1257 died in Sep 1936 in Shackleford Hosp., Martinsville, VA462,1257 at age 69, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA.462,1257

   906 M    viii. John D. Minter 464,1231,1237 was born in May 1870 in Henry Co., VA.464

+ 907 M    ix. Joseph D. Minter 465,466,1258,1259,1260,1261,1262 was born in Jul 1872 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.465,466,1258,1260,1261,1262

260. Julia A. Hairfield 113,114,467 was born in 1834 in Henry Co., VA113,114,467 and died Dec 16, 1864 in Henry Co., VA (prob.)113 at age 30.

Julia married Grief Jones,467,1263,1264,1265,1266,1267,1268 son of Willis Jones and Lucy Hunt, Sep 19, 1854 in Henry Co., VA 113.,467 Marriage status: wife deceased. Grief was born from 1827 to 1828 in Henry Co., VA467,1263,1264,1266,1267,1268 and died before Jun 7, 1900.1269

Children from this marriage were:

+ 908 F    i. Lucy M. Jones 31,467,1267,1270,1271,1272,1273,1274 was born in Jan 1855 in Henry Co., VA,31,467,1267,1271,1272,1273,1274 died in 194831,1273 at age 93, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA.31,1273

   909 F    ii. Martha Jones 467,1267 was born from 1857 to 1858 in VA.467,1267

261. John Tyler Hairfield 113,114,468,469,470,471,472 was born Oct 5, 1835 in VA,113,114,468,469,470,471,472 died Dec 7, 1911 in Henry Co., VA113 at age 76, and was buried in Hairfield Cem., Axton, VA.113

General Notes: John was a farmer and a store owner.

Research Notes: John is listed as head-of-household in the 1860 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, family #199, June 29: Jno. Hairfield, 24, farmer, real estate / personal property valued at $2,000 / $2,150; Ann, 23; Wm., 20, laborer; James, 18, laborer; Sally, 1; all were born in Virginia.

John is listed as head-of-household in the 1900 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, family #176, June 20: John Hairfield, 64, married 6 years, born Oct 1835, parents born in Virginia; Martha, 57, wife, born Sep 1842, no children born at this time, parents born in Virginia; Walter L. Hairfield, 27, son, single, born Jul 1872; all were born in Virginia.

John is listed as head-of-household in the 1910 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, family #73, May 5: John T. Hairfield, 74, farmer, married 3 years, parents born in Virginia; Julia M., 60, married 3 years, parents, born in Virginia. Both were born in Virginia.

John married Cornelia Ann Reynolds,113,468,469,470 daughter of John Wilson Reynolds and Margaret Benson Reynolds, Dec 3, 1857 in Pittsylvania Co., VA 113,468,469.,470 Marriage status: deceased. Cornelia was born Jul 26, 1837 in VA,113,468,469,470 died May 31, 1893113 at age 55, and was buried in Hairfield Cem., Axton, VA.113

Children from this marriage were:

+ 910 F    i. Sarah Ann Hairfield 113,468,469,1275,1276,1277,1278 was born Sep 15, 1858 in VA,113,468,469,1276,1277,1278 died Jun 26, 1914113 at age 55, and was buried in Hairfield Cem., Axton, VA.

   911 M    ii. John William Hairfield 113,469,470 was born Mar 22, 1861 in VA113,469,470 and died Jan 13, 1888113 at age 26.

+ 912 F    iii. Nancy James Hairfield 113,469,470,1279 was born May 6, 1864 in Henry Co., VA,113,469,470 died Feb 11, 1940 in Pittsylvania Co., VA113 at age 75, and was buried in Highland Burial Park, Danville, VA.113

+ 913 M    iv. Joseph Thomas Hairfield 31,113,462,469,470,1279,1280,1281,1282,1283,1284,1285 was born May 6, 1867 in Henry Co., VA,31,113,462,469,470,1281,1282,1283,1284,1285 died May 1, 1940 in Henry Co., VA31,462 at age 72, and was buried in Mt. Vernon Bapt. Ch. Cem., Axton, VA.31,462

+ 914 M    v. Rev. Charles Robert Hairfield 113,469,470,1279 was born Jul 30, 1869 in Henry Co., VA.113,469,470

+ 915 M    vi. Walter Lee Hairfield 31,113,470,1286,1287,1288,1289,1290,1291 was born Jul 26, 1872 in Henry Co., VA,31,113,470,1288,1289,1290,1291 died Jan 17, 1941 in Graystone, Henry Co., VA31,113 at age 68, and was buried in Mt. Vernon Bapt. Ch. Cem., Axton, VA.31

+ 916 M    vii. Samuel Edward Hairfield 113,470,1292,1293,1294,1295,1296,1297 was born Sep 30, 1874 in Henry Co., VA113,470,1292,1294,1295,1296,1297 and died Oct 10, 1945113 at age 71.

John next married Martha Nancy Tabitha Pierceson 113,471 Sep 24, 1894 in Pittsylvania Co., VA 113.,471 Marriage status: wife deceased. Martha was born in Sep 1842 in VA113,471 and died May 29, 1906113 at age 63.

John next married Julia M. Burton 113,472 Jan 20, 1907 in Pittsylvania Co., VA 113,114.,472 Marriage status: husband deceased. Julia was born from 1849 to 1850 in VA.472

262. Sarah A. S. Hairfield 113,114,473,474 was born from 1839 to 1840 in Henry Co., VA114,473,474 and died before Jul 15, 1870.

Research Notes: In the 1860 census, she is living in the household of her sister and brother-in-law, Grief & Julia Jones.

Sarah married Grief Jones,467,1263,1264,1265,1266,1267,1268 son of Willis Jones and Lucy Hunt, Jun 18, 1865 in Henry Co., VA 113.,473 Grief was born from 1827 to 1828 in Henry Co., VA467,1263,1264,1266,1267,1268 and died before Jun 7, 1900.1269

Marriage Notes: He was a widower and she was single. 473

Children from this marriage were:

+ 917 F    i. Julia M. Jones 1267,1268,1298 was born May 5, 1866 in Henry Co., VA,1267,1268,1298 died Mar 23, 19291298 at age 62, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA.

   918 M    ii. Mosley L. Jones 1267 was born from 1867 to 1868 in Henry Co., VA.1267

+ 919 F    iii. Mary S. Jones 1268,1299 was born from 1867 to 1868 in VA.1268,1299

263. William M. Hairfield 113,114,468,475 was born from 1839 to 1840 in Henry Co., VA114,468,475,476 and died before Dec 24, 1866.

Research Notes: William is living in the household of his brother John in the 1860 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, family #199, June 29: Wm. Hairfield, 20, laborer, born in Virginia.

William married Sarah J. Johnston,113,570,571,1300,1301 daughter of David Johnston and Harriett Cassandra Hipp, May 2, 1861 in Henry Co., VA 113,475.,571 Sarah was born in 1840 in Henry Co., VA.570,571,1300,1301

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 475

The child from this marriage was:

+ 920 M    i. J. M. Hairfield 571,1302 was born in 1861 in Henry Co., VA.571,1302

267. Martha S. Hairfield 31,117,118,119,462,477,478,479 was born in Sep 1835 in Henry Co., VA,31,117,118,119,462,477,478,479 died Dec 18, 1918 in Henry Co., VA31,462 at age 83, and was buried in Bullington Cem., Axton, VA.31,462

Research Notes: Martha is living with her brother, Joseph, in the 1910 Census, Henry Co., Virginia: Martha S. Bulington, 74, sister, widowed, no children.

Obituary: The Henry Bulletin, Fri., Jan. 4, 1918 [edited]: Mrs. Martha Hairfield Bullington died at the home of her brother, Mr. J.W. Hairfield, five miles north of Martinsville on the 18th of December. She was 84 years old and was brought up in the Mt. Vernon neighborhood and was a member of the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church for 66 years. Her husband preceded her to the grave ten years ago. Funeral services were held at the home of Mr. J.W. Hairfield, and the body was buried in the graveyard near the home.

Martha married Henry Lafayette Bullington,477,478,1303,1304,1305,1306,1307 son of John C. Bullington and Susanna Branson, Sep 2, 1885 in Henry Co., VA 462,477,478.,479 Henry was born in Oct 1829 in Pittsylvania Co., VA477,478,1305,1306,1307 and died about 1908 about age 79. They had no children.

Marriage Notes: Their marriage is recorded in the Bureau of Vital Statistics, Henry Co., Virginia Marriages, Book 1, 1853-1893, page 134, line 52, 2 Sept. 1885: H. L. Bullington, 55, widowed, born/resides Pittsylvania Co., Va., farming, son of J. & S. Bullington, married M. Hairfield, 45, single, born/resides Henry Co., Va., dau. of J. & ? Hairfield.

268. Joseph William Hairfield, Sr. 117,118,462,479,480,481,482,483 was born in Apr 1837 in Henry Co., VA,117,118,462,479,481,482,483 died May 30, 1925 in Henry Co., VA462 at age 88, and was buried in Hairfield Cem., Figsboro, VA.462

Research Notes: He is listed as head-of-household in the 1900 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Reed Creek, E.D. 55, family #306, June 20: Joe W. Hairfield, 63 (Apr 1837), married 34 years, farmer, parents born in Virginia; Mary E., 51 (Oct 1848), wife, married 34 years, 12 of 12 children living, parents born in Virginia; Mattie M., 12 (Sep 1888); John T., 10 (Dec 1880); all were born in Virginia.

He is listed as head-of-household in the 1910 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Reed Creek, family #164, April 26-27: Joseph W. Hairfield Sr., 72, farmer, married 43 years, parents born in Virginia; Mary E., 60, wife, married 43 years, 11 of 12 children living, parents born in Virginia; John T., 20, son, single, farm laborer; Martha S. Bulington, 74, sister, widowed, no children; Annie King, 19 (nic), black, servant (cook), parents born in Virginia; all were born in Virginia.

Obituary: The Henry Bulletin, Martinsville, Va., Fri. April 3, 1925 [edited]: Mr. Joseph William Hairfield died at his home four miles north of Martinsville last Monday afternoon. He was 88 years old. At the beginning of the Civil War he entered the army of the Confederacy and was a faithful soldier during the entire four years of the struggle, only coming home one time for a short furlough. Soon after the war he married Miss Mary Townes, and she and the following children survive him: Messrs. James P. Hairfield, Winston; Edd, George W. and Fred of Roanoke; Lazarus, John T. and Joseph of Martinsville; Mrs. G.T. Watkins, West Virginia; Mrs. J.N. Burgess, Spray; Mrs. J.B. Draper, Martinsville and Mrs. F.D. Thomasson, Winston.

Supplemental: Ref. Follow the Periwinkle, Vol. I, page 117, Hairfield Cemetery, north of Martinsville, Figsboro Road: Joseph W. Hairfield, Co. F, 42nd Inf. C.S.A.; Mary E. Hairfield, 1849-1930.

Joseph married Mary Elizabeth Townes,462,479,481,482,483,1308,1309,1310,1311,1312,1313 daughter of Edward Townes, Sr. and Harriett Eleanor Gravely, Dec 20, 1866 in Henry Co., VA 462,479,481,482,483,1161,1309,1310.,1311 Mary was born in Oct 1848 in Henry Co., VA,462,479,481,482,483,1310,1312,1313 died Sep 25, 1930 in Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., NC462,1310 at age 81, and was buried in Hairfield Cem., Figsboro, VA.462,1310

Children from this marriage were:

+ 921 M    i. James Patrick Hairfield 31,481,482,561,1237,1314,1315 was born Feb 22, 1867 in Henry Co., VA,31,481,482,1314,1315 died May 11, 1943 in City Hosp., Winston-Salem, NC31,1314 at age 76, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA.31,1314

+ 922 M    ii. Edward Henry Hairfield 31,481,482,1237,1316,1317 was born May 26, 1869 in Henry Co., VA,31,481,482,1316,1317 died Dec 29, 195231 at age 83, and was buried in Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke, VA.31

+ 923 F    iii. Harriett E. Hairfield 482,1318 was born in 1870 in Henry Co., VA.482,1318

+ 924 M    iv. Joseph William Hairfield, Jr. 462,482,561,1237,1315,1319,1320,1321 was born May 13, 1872 in Henry Co., VA,482,1298,1315,1321 died Mar 23, 1941 in Martinsville, Henry Co., VA1298 at age 68, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA.

   925 M    v. George W. Hairfield 482,561,1237 was born in 1874 in Henry Co., VA.482

+ 926 F    vi. Cassie Ann Hairfield 482,1322 was born in 1876 in Henry Co., VA.482,1322

+ 927 F    vii. Mary Frances Hairfield 482,1237,1311,1323,1324,1325 was born in Feb 1878 in Henry Co., VA.482,1311,1324,1325

+ 928 M    viii. Daniel Luther Hairfield 482,561,1237,1286,1326,1327,1328,1329,1330,1331 was born in Oct 1879 in Henry Co., VA.482,1326,1327,1328,1329,1330,1331

+ 929 M    ix. E. Frederick Hairfield 561,1237,1332,1333 was born from 1880 to 1883 in Henry Co., VA.1333

+ 930 F    x. Helen V. Hairfield 462,1334,1335,1336,1337 was born Oct 15, 1884 in Henry Co., VA,462,1334,1335,1337 died Apr 15, 1926 in Martinsville, Henry Co., VA462 at age 41, and was buried Apr 18, 1926 in Hairfield Cem., Figsboro, VA.

+ 931 F    xi. Mattie Mae Hairfield 483,1237,1338,1339 was born from Sep 1887 to 1888 in Henry Co., VA.483,1339

+ 932 M    xii. John T. Hairfield 479,483,561,1237,1340 was born in Dec 1889 in VA.479,483,1340

269. Nancy L. Hairfield 117,484,485,486,487,488 was born in Apr 1839 in Henry Co., VA.117,484,485,486,487,488 Another name for Nancy was Nannie.

Research Notes: Her middle initial comes from the 1880 census.

Nancy married Joseph B. Clift,161,162,484,486,487,488 son of William Clift and Susannah Hankins, Jul 10, 1864 in Henry Co., VA 484,486,487.,488 Joseph was born in Mar 1833 in Henry Co., VA.161,162,484,486,487,488

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 484

Children from this marriage were:

+ 933 M    i. William Daniel Clift 31,462,486,487,1341,1342,1343,1344 was born in 1866 in VA,31,462,486,487,1341,1342,1343,1344 died in Feb 1936 in Henry Co., VA31,462,1342 at age 70, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA.31,462,1342

+ 934 M    ii. Joseph Henry Clift 486,487,1345,1346,1347,1348,1349,1350,1351,1352 was born Sep 14, 1866 in VA,486,487,1346,1347,1348,1350,1351,1352 died Dec 23, 19511346 at age 85, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA.1346

+ 935 F    iii. Catharine Clift 486,1161 was born in Apr 1870 in Henry Co., VA486 and died before Jun 5, 1880.487

   936 M    iv. James J. Clift 487,488,1345,1353 was born in May 1872 in Henry Co., VA.487,488,1353

   937 M    v. George W. Clift 487,488,1345,1353 was born in Nov 1874 in Henry Co., VA.487,488,1353

   938 F    vi. Lilly Clift 487,488,1345,1353 was born in May 1876 in Henry Co., VA.487,488,1353 She never married and had no children.

   939 M    vii. Rosa N. Clift 488,1353 was born in Jan 1883 in VA.488,1353

271. James Bruce Hairfield 120,494,495,496,497,498,499 was born Jul 7, 1878 in Axton, Henry Co., VA,120,494,495,496,497,498,499 died May 27, 1962 in Draper, Rockingham Co., NC495 at age 83, and was buried May 29, 1962 in Fam. Cem., Axton, VA.495 The cause of his death was Probably coronary occlusion.495

Research Notes: James is listed as head-of-household in the 1900 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, E.D. 51, family #74, June 6: James B. Hairfield, 21 (June 1878), married 2 years, farmer, parents born in VIrginia; Claudie G., 20 (July 1879), wife, married 2 years, 1 of 1 child living, parents born in Virginia; Lawson, 7/12s (Oct 1899), son; all were born in Virginia.

James married Claudia Stovall Hobson,494,496,497,498,1354,1355 daughter of Samuel Monroe Hobson, Sr. and Sallie Mahone, Dec 14, 1898 in Henry Co., VA 494,496,497.,498 Claudia was born Aug 8, 1879 in Axton, Pittsylvania Co., VA,494,496,497,498,1354,1355 died Dec 3, 1928 in Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC at age 49, and was buried Dec 4, 1928 in VA.

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 494

Children from this marriage were:

+ 940 M    i. Moody Lawson Hairfield 496,497,498,1356,1357,1358,1359 was born Oct 12, 1899 in Henry Co., VA496,497,498,1356,1357,1358,1359 and died in Nov 19671356 at age 68.

   941 M    ii. Richard D. Hairfield 497,498 was born in 1901 in Henry Co., VA.497,498

+ 942 F    iii. Nannie Ruth Hairfield 31,497,498,1360,1361 was born in 1903 in Axton, Henry Co., VA,31,497,498,1360,1361 died in 197831 at age 75, and was buried in Oaklawn Mem. Gdns., Winston-Salem, NC.31

+ 943 M    iv. James Carroll Hairfield 497,498,1362 was born in 1905 in Henry Co., VA.497,498,1362

+ 944 F    v. Mary Kate Hairfield 497,498,1357,1363,1364 was born Jan 7, 1907 in Henry Co., VA,497,498,1357,1363,1364 died Mar 4, 1970 in Eden, Rockingham Co., NC1363 at age 63, and was buried Mar 6, 1970 in Roselawn Mem. Gdns., Reidsville, NC.1363

+ 945 M    vi. Bascom Monroe Hairfield 497,498,1297,1356,1365,1366 was born May 2, 1909 in Henry Co., VA497,498,1297,1356,1365,1366 and died in Dec 1983 in Rockingham Co., NC1356 at age 74.

   946 F    vii. Doris Hairfield 498 was born in Nov 1911 in Henry Co., VA.498

+ 947 M    viii. Guy Nelson Hairfield 498,1367,1368 was born Nov 13, 1913 in Axton, Henry Co., VA,498,1367,1368 died Aug 19, 1992 in Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., NC1367 at age 78, and was buried in Woodlawn Cem., Eden, NC.1367

+ 948 F    ix. Elizabeth Irene Hairfield 498,1369 was born in Jul 1915 in Henry Co., VA.498,1369

   949 F    x. Ruby Hairfield

James next married Addie Holley 31.,499.,1370 Addie was born Apr 18, 1897 in VA,31,499 died Nov 8, 196231 at age 65, and was buried in Mayfield Bapt. Ch. Cem., Ruffin, NC.31

273. Rosser Beverly Hairfield, Sr. 121,500,501,502 was born May 16, 1889 in Axton, Henry Co., VA,121,500,501,502 died Jan 3, 1961 in Draper, Rockingham Co., NC500 at age 71, and was buried Jan 5, 1961 in Danview Cem., Eden, NC.500 The cause of his death was Arteriosclerotic heart disease.500

Research Notes: In the 1900 census his name is clearly Rossa, and male. In the 1910 census he is listed in the U.S. Navy on the USS Pennsylvania, and he is a W.T. (probably weapons technician).

Rosser married Nannie Kate Chattin,502,1371,1372 daughter of Henry C. Chattin and Lula B. Davis,. Nannie was born May 3, 1896 in Henry Co., VA,502,1371,1372 died Mar 24, 1946 in Draper, Rockingham Co., NC1371 at age 49, and was buried Mar 26, 1946 in Fam. Cem., Axton, VA.1371 The cause of her death was Stomach cancer.1371

Children from this marriage were:

   950 M    i. Rosser Beverly Hairfield, Jr.

   951 F    ii. Evelyn Hairfield

   952 F    iii. Laurie Hairfield

Rosser next married Minnie Wilson.1373

275. Eliza T. Hairfield 462,503,504,505,506,507,508,509 was born in Mar 1837 in Henry Co., VA462,504,505,506,507,508,509 and died Dec 28, 1921 in Henry Co., VA462 at age 84.

Research Notes: Obituary: The Henry Bulletin, Martinsville, Va., Tue., Jan. 3, 1922: Death Of An Aged Lady \endash Mrs. Eliza Gregory, the wife of the late J.O. Gregory, died at her home near Camp Branch Church last Thursday. She was 88 years old and lived a consistent Christian life since her early childhood, having united with Mr. Vernon Baptist Church when a young girl. She is survived by three children, Mrs. Harden Eggleston, Messrs. J.W. Gregory and J. Roud Gregory. The funeral services were held at the late residence and the body was buried in the family cemetery near the home of her grand...(paper torn).

The following account appeared In the same paper dated Fri. Jan. 6, 1922: Figsboro, Jan. 4, 1922: The aged mother of Messrs. Jim Gregory and Roud Gregory and Mrs. H. Eggleston passed away Thursday morning about 7:30, and was laid to rest in the family burying ground. Her husband, Mr. Joel Gregory proceeded her to the grave five years ago this Xmas, and also a son, Mr. John Dave Gregory. The pall bearers were her six grandsons, Egglestons and Gregory; she leaves to mourn her loss two sons and one daughter and 24 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

It appears that Eliza may have been born out-of-wedlock because the 1900 census indicates she was born in Mar. 1867, but her parents weren't married until May 1867.

Eliza married Joseph O. Gregory,31,503,505,506,507,508,509,1303,1374 son of John F. Gregory and Susan Jane King, Dec 8, 1857 in Henry Co., VA 462,503,505,506,507,508.,509 Joseph was born in Jan 1835 in Henry Co., VA,505,506,507,508,509,1374 died Dec 30, 191531,1303 at age 80, and was buried in Gregory Cem., Figsboro, VA.31 Another name for Joseph was Joe.

Marriage Notes: Their marriage is recorded in the book by Anne Vestal-Miller: The Marriage Register of Henry County, Virginia, Vol. I, 1853-1878, pp. 8 & 9, No. 25, 8 Dec. 1857: Joseph O. Gregory, 22, single, born Henry Co., Va., son of John & Susan Gregory, married Eliza Hairfield, 19, single, born Henry Co., Va,, dau. of David & Eliz. Hairfield.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 953 M    i. John David Gregory 505,506,507,1242,1375,1376,1377 was born in Oct 1858 in Henry Co., VA505,506,507,1377 and died before Apr 20, 1940.1378

   954 M    ii. Joseph Robert Gregory 462,506,507,1242 was born in 1861 in Henry Co., VA,462,506,507 died May 8, 1934 in Henry Co., VA462 at age 73, and was buried in Fam. Cem., Figsboro, Henry Co., Virginia.462 Another name for Joseph was Roud.

+ 955 M    iii. James William Gregory 31,462,506,507,508,509,1242,1379 was born in May 1866 in Henry Co., VA,31,462,506,507,508,509 died Mar 14, 194131,462 at age 74, and was buried in Camp Branch PBC Cem., Henry Co., VA.31,462

+ 956 F    iv. Fannie E. Gregory 503,507,1380,1381,1382,1383,1384,1385,1386 was born in Dec 1870 in Henry Co., VA.503,507,1383,1384,1385,1386

279. James D. Hairfield 124,125,511,512 was born in 1848 in Henry Co., VA.124,125,511,512

Research Notes: His marriage record transcription gives his middle initial as B.

James married Sally J. Burch,125,511,512,1387,1388 daughter of Gerrard Burch and Eleanor E. Richardson, Oct 24, 1867 in Henry Co., VA 125,511.,512 Sally was born in 1849 in Henry Co., VA.125,511,512,1387,1388

Children from this marriage were:

+ 957 F    i. Ellen E. Hairfield 125,512,1389,1390 was born from 1868 to 1869 in Henry Co., VA125,512,1389 and died before Jun 1, 1900.1391

   958 F    ii. Rosa A. Hairfield 31,512 was born Dec 28, 1872 in Henry Co., VA,31,512 died Jan 31, 193831 at age 65, and was buried in Lawson Cem., Eden, NC.31 Another name for Rosa was Rosie.

+ 959 F    iii. Lillie T. Hairfield 512,1391,1392,1393,1394 was born Jun 3, 1879 in Henry Co., VA,512,1391,1392,1393,1394 died Dec 14, 1958 in Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC1393 at age 79, and was buried Dec 16, 1958 in Fam. Cem., Leaksville (near), NC.1393

280. John D. Hairfield 125,513,514 was born in 1850 in Henry Co., VA.125,513,514

John married Artises Fuller,514,1395,1396 daughter of Arthur Fuller and Serena Elizabeth Reynolds, Dec 16, 1875 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.514 Artises was born in 1846 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.514,1395,1396

Children from this marriage were:

   960 F    i. Mary J. Hairfield 514 was born from 1875 to 1876 in VA.514

   961 M    ii. Samuel T. Hairfield 514 was born from 1877 to 1878 in VA.514

   962 F    iii. Susan C. Hairfield 514 was born in Feb 1880 in Henry Co., VA.514

281. Cynthia Ann Hairfield 124,125,515,516 was born Aug 31, 1854 in Henry Co., VA,124,125,515,516 died Jan 31, 1910516 at age 55, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA.516

Cynthia married Alexander Robert Beck,515,516,1397 son of William R. Beck and Matilda E. Jones, Sep 24, 1874 in Henry Co., VA.515 Alexander was born Feb 25, 1854 in Henry Co., VA,515,516,1397 died Sep 26, 1915516 at age 61, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA.516

Children from this marriage were:

+ 963 M    i. William Tom Beck 1303,1336,1398 was born in 1875 in Pittsylvania Co., VA1398 and died before Nov 19, 1905.1399

+ 964 F    ii. Anna Beck 1400 was born in 1880 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.1400

   965 M    iii. Ernest Willis Beck 516 was born Feb 26, 1883 in Henry Co., VA,516 died Apr 8, 1924516 at age 41, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA.516

   966 M    iv. Robert Lee Beck 516 was born May 3, 1885 in Henry Co., VA,516 died Dec 26, 1905 in Spray, Rockingham Co., NC516 at age 20, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA.516 Another name for Robert was Bob.

+ 967 M    v. Richard Enos Beck 31 was born Apr 2, 1894 in VA,31 died May 2, 1942 in VA31 at age 48, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA.31

282. Elizabeth Jane Moon 130,518,519,520,521 was born from 1826 to 1828 in Henry Co., VA,130,519,520,521 died between 1890 and 1900 in Henry Co., VA,521 and was buried in Samuel Manning Cem., Henry Co., VA.521

General Notes: There is some evidence that associates her with Pleasant Griggs, as possibly her father. The evidence isn't substantial, and the surname of Moon isn't common to the area, so the marriage record translation could be in error. Per Sam Eanes: Jane was the adopted daughter of James and Eliza W. Goings. She was born about 1830 and died between 1890 and 1900. She was the wife of Samuel Manning.

Elizabeth married Samuel Manning 130,518,519,521 Oct 22, 1849 in Henry Co., VA 130,518,519.,521 Samuel was born Sep 22, 1820 in Henry Co., VA,130,519,521 died Mar 13, 1862 in Henry Co., VA520,521 at age 41, and was buried in Samuel Manning Cem., Henry Co., VA.521

Marriage Notes: The marriage register names her as Elizabeth Moon, adopted daughter of James Going. It appears that her birth surname is Moon, but if she were adopted, then her name should be listed as Going.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 968 M    i. Calvin Meredith Manning 31,519,521,1401,1402 was born in 1851 in Henry Co., VA,31,519 died Feb 5, 1928 in Rangeley, Henry Co., VA31 at age 77, and was buried in County Poor House Cem., Henry Co., VA.31

+ 969 M    ii. Joshua Columbus Manning 519,521,784,1403,1404,1405,1406,1407 was born Sep 9, 1851 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,519,521,784,1405,1406,1407 died Sep 27, 1931 in Milton, Caswell Co., NC521,784 at age 80, and was buried in James Samuel Reynolds Cem., Henry Co., VA.521

+ 970 M    iii. George Washington Manning 31,519,1408 was born Dec 4, 1855 in Henry Co., VA,31,519,1408 died Apr 18, 1937 in Whittles, Pittsylvania Co., VA31 at age 81, and was buried in Manning Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA.31

   971 F    iv. Martha Manning 519,521 was born Jun 19, 1858 in Henry Co., VA,519,521 died Sep 13, 1862 in Henry Co., VA521 at age 4, and was buried in Samuel Manning Cem., Henry Co., VA.521

   972 M    v. Jabez W. Manning 521 was born Nov 17, 1862 in Henry Co., VA,521 died in 1880 in Pittsylvania Co., VA521 at age 18, and was buried in Samuel Manning Cem., Henry Co., VA.521 The cause of his death was Gunshot (murdered by a George T. Grant).521

   973 F    vi. Mary Manning 520 was born in 1863 in VA.520

   974 M    vii. Kingston Manning 520 was born from 1865 to 1866 in VA.520

284. Mary Elisabeth Cole 133,134 was born Oct 23, 1831 in Henry Co., VA133,134 and died in 1855133 at age 24.

Mary married John H. Brown.133

The child from this marriage was:

   975 M    i. Manny Brown

285. Martha Ann Cole 133,524 was born Jan 24, 1833 in VA133,524 and died in 1854 at age 21.

Martha married Doctor A. Grant 524 in 1850.524 Doctor was born in 1829 in VA.524

The child from this marriage was:

   976 F    i. Mollie Grant .

286. Josiah W. Cole II 133,134,525 was born Feb 5, 1836 in Henry Co., VA.133,134,525

Josiah married Elizabeth Rececca Delany 133,525 May 22, 1862 133.,525 Elizabeth was born Oct 7, 1830 in TN.133,525

Children from this marriage were:

+ 977 F    i. Emma L. Cole 133,525 was born Jul 5, 1863 in IL.133,525

+ 978 F    ii. Ella Ira Cole 133 was born Jun 8, 1871133 and died Jun 20, 1938 in Saint Louis, MO (maybe)133 at age 67.

294. William Pemberton Smith 85,146,530,531 was born Aug 28, 1844 in Lunenburg Co., VA,85,146,530,531 died Dec 29, 1928 in Henderson Co., NC85,530 at age 84, and was buried Dec 30, 1928 in Presbyterian Ch. Cem., Amelia Co., VA.85,530

Research Notes: In the 1880 census he is a brick layer; they are living in the household of his father-in-law.

William married Ophelia Harding,37,85,139,531,534,536 daughter of John Harding, Jr. and Emma Jane Hankins, Dec 17, 1877 in Clementown, Amelia Co., VA 85,530.,531 Ophelia was born Sep 26, 1849 in Fort Mitchell, Charlotte Co., VA,37,139,531,534,536 died Apr 15, 1930 in Henderson Co., NC536 at age 80, and was buried Apr 16, 1930 in Presbyterian Ch. Cem., Amelia Co., VA.85,536

Children from this marriage were:

+ 979 F    i. Emma Alice Smith 85,531 was born Dec 15, 1878 in Forsyth, Monroe Co., GA,85,531 died Mar 24, 1954 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), VA85 at age 75, and was buried in St. Mark's Cem., Nottoway Co., VA.85

   980 F    ii. Minerva Bennett Smith 85 was born Nov 15, 1880 in Clementown, Amelia Co., VA,85 died Jan 14, 1893 in Amelia Courthouse, Amelia Co., VA85 at age 12, and was buried in Presbyterian Ch. Cem., Amelia, Amelia Co., VA.85

+ 981 F    iii. Mary Williams Smith 85 was born Jun 7, 1883 in Amelia Courthouse, Amelia Co., VA,85 died Dec 17, 196685 at age 83, and was buried in Forest Lawn Cem., Richmond, VA.85

295. Edgar Lamartyne Smith 85 was born Oct 7, 1847 in Lunenburg Co., VA,85 died Apr 5, 1917 in Forsyth, Monroe Co., GA85 at age 69, and was buried in City Cem., Forsyth, GA.532

Edgar married Mary Ruth Moore 85 Oct 10, 1875 in Thomas Co., GA.85 Mary was born Apr 16, 1861 in Thomasville, GA,85 died Sep 9, 1949 in Chatham Co., GA85 at age 88, and was buried in Bonaventure Cem., Chatam Co., GA.85

Children from this marriage were:

   982 M    i. Benno Smith 85 was born Jan 29, 187885 and was buried in Smith Cem., Monroe Co., GA.532 (Relationship to Father: Natural,85 Relationship to Mother: Natural 85)

+ 983 F    ii. Minnie Margaret Smith 85 was born Jul 1, 189085 and died Jan 25, 1978 in Jacksonville, FL85 at age 87. (Relationship to Father: Natural,85 Relationship to Mother: Natural 85)

+ 984 F    iii. Virginia Lulu Smith 85 was born Apr 3, 1892 in Forsyth, Monroe Co., GA85 and died Oct 19, 1956 in Chatham Co., GA85 at age 64. (Relationship to Father: Natural,85 Relationship to Mother: Natural 85)

296. George Wilbur Smith 85,146 was born Feb 26, 1849 in Lunenburg Co., VA85,146 and died Sep 11, 1898 in Monroe Co., GA85 at age 49.

George married Ellen Emeline Dillard,85 daughter of Kirk Dillard and Nancy Ann Raines, Dec 8, 1870 in Monroe Co., GA.85 Ellen was born Apr 5, 1851 in Monroe Co., GA85 and died Jun 8, 1933 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA85 at age 82.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 985 F    i. Blanche Estelle Smith 85,1409 was born Nov 1, 1871 in Monroe Co., GA1409 and died Jan 3, 1935 in Fulton Co., GA1409 at age 63.

+ 986 F    ii. Kate Clyde Smith 85 was born Sep 13, 1873 in Monroe Co., GA85 and died Oct 1, 1922 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA85 at age 49.

+ 987 F    iii. Ernest Lamartyne Smith 85 was born Nov 6, 1875 in Forsyth, Monroe Co., GA85 and died Dec 15, 1940 in Forsyth, Monroe Co., GA85 at age 65.

+ 988 F    iv. Nora Belle Smith 85 was born May 2, 1877 in Monroe Co., GA85 and died Dec 23, 190285 at age 25.

   989 F    v. Annie Carolyn Smith 85 was born Apr 7, 1879 in Monroe Co., GA85 and died Sep 22, 190685 at age 27.

   990 F    vi. Georgia Iola Smith 85 was born in Jul 1881 in Monroe Co., GA85 and died in 1884 in Monroe Co., GA85 at age 3.

+ 991 F    vii. Mamie Leila Smith 85 was born Aug 1, 1883 in Monroe Co., GA85 and died Feb 11, 1973 in Clayton Co., GA85 at age 89.

+ 992 F    viii. Willie Eugenia Smith 85 was born Mar 31, 1886 in Monroe Co., GA85 and died May 12, 1974 in Ocala, Marion Co., FL85 at age 88.

+ 993 F    ix. Maggie Mae Smith 85 was born Mar 22, 1889 in Monroe Co., GA85 and died May 21, 1976 in Lawrenceville, GA85 at age 87.

   994 F    x. Lucy Smith 85 was born Oct 16, 189285 and died in Jan 1894 in Monroe Co., GA85 at age 1.

   995 F    xi. Grace Smith 85 was born Mar 6, 1895 in Monroe Co., GA85 and died Mar 8, 1895 in Monroe Co., GA.85

297. Mary Susanna Smith 85 was born Mar 8, 1851 in Lunenburg Co., VA,85 died Jul 15, 1938 in Forsyth, Monroe Co., GA85 at age 87, and was buried in City Cem., Forsyth, GA.85

Mary married Robert P. Burton 85 Jun 14, 1874 in Monroe Co., GA.85 Robert was born in 184085 and died Aug 12, 188385 at age 43.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 996 F    i. Sara Lillian Burton 85 was born Apr 18, 1875 in Forsyth, Monroe Co., GA,85 died Mar 15, 1954 in Forsyth, Monroe Co., GA85 at age 78, and was buried in City Cem., Forsyth, GA.85 (Relationship to Father: Natural,85 Relationship to Mother: Natural 85)

   997 M    ii. Robert Eugene Burton 85 was born Jun 9, 1878 in Forsyth, Monroe Co., GA,85 died May 3, 1882 in Forsyth, Monroe Co., GA85 at age 3, and was buried in Smith Cem., Monroe Co., GA.85 (Relationship to Father: Natural,85 Relationship to Mother: Natural 85)

   998 M    iii. William Herbert Burton 85 was born May 2, 1881 in Forsyth, Monroe Co., GA,85 died Jun 19, 1882 in Forsyth, Monroe Co., GA85 at age 1, and was buried in Smith Cem., Monroe Co., GA.85 (Relationship to Father: Natural,85 Relationship to Mother: Natural 85)

   999 M    iv. Albert Sidney Burton 85 was born May 27, 1883 in Forsyth, Monroe Co., GA,85 died Jan 23, 194185 at age 57, and was buried in City Cem., Forsyth, GA.85 (Relationship to Father: Natural,85 Relationship to Mother: Natural 85)

298. Samuel Hunter Smith 85 was born Jul 13, 1857 in Lunenburg Co., VA,85 died May 25, 1904 in Monroe Co., GA85 at age 46, and was buried in Smith Cem., Monroe Co., GA.85

Samuel married Lucy Chaffin.85 Lucy was born in 1854,85 died Oct 7, 1935 in Forsyth, Monroe Co., GA85 at age 81, and was buried in Smith Cem., Monroe Co., GA.85

299. Virginia Ann Smith 85 was born May 1, 1859 in Lunenburg Co., VA85 and died Oct 24, 1924 in Dublin, Laurens Co., GA85 at age 65.

Virginia married William Lucas Renfroe 85 Apr 22, 1888 in Jeffersonville, GA.85 William was born in 185185 and died Oct 9, 192885 at age 77.

300. Anna Victoria Smith 85 was born Dec 21, 186185 and died Nov 23, 1941 in Monroe Co., GA85 at age 79.

Anna married Henry J. Pettis 85 Mar 18, 1884 in Jeffersonville, GA.85 Henry was born Oct 24, 185285 and died Dec 24, 191285 at age 60.

302. Ophelia Harding 37,85,139,531,534,536 was born Sep 26, 1849 in Fort Mitchell, Charlotte Co., VA,37,139,531,534,536 died Apr 15, 1930 in Henderson Co., NC536 at age 80, and was buried Apr 16, 1930 in Presbyterian Ch. Cem., Amelia Co., VA.85,536

Research Notes: In the 1860 census she is called P. Harding, 11, and living in the household of her maternal grandparents.

Ophelia married William Pemberton Smith,85,146,530,531 son of George Sidney Smith and Minerva Ann Hankins, Dec 17, 1877 in Clementown, Amelia Co., VA 85,530.,531 William was born Aug 28, 1844 in Lunenburg Co., VA,85,146,530,531 died Dec 29, 1928 in Henderson Co., NC85,530 at age 84, and was buried Dec 30, 1928 in Presbyterian Ch. Cem., Amelia Co., VA.85,530

(Duplicate Line. See Person 294)

303. W. Cabell Harding 533,534,537,538,539,540 was born in Oct 1852 in Charlotte Co., VA.533,534,537,538,539,540

W. married Mary C. Porter,537,538,539,540 daughter of Peter D. Porter and Mary Frances Harris, Feb 17, 1878 in Amelia Co., VA 537,539.,540 Mary was born in Jul 1857 in Powhatan Co., VA.537,538,539,540

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 537

Children from this marriage were:

   1000 M    i. Aubrey S. Harding 538,540,1410 was born in Sep 1878 in VA.538,540,1410

+ 1001 M    ii. Charles Ernest Harding 538,1410,1411,1412 was born Jan 27, 1880 in Macon, VA.538,1410,1411,1412

   1002 M    iii. John M. Harding 1410 was born in Mar 1883 in VA.1410

   1003 F    iv. Fannie E. Harding 539 was born in Jun 1885 in VA.539

   1004 M    v. Clyde P. Harding 1413 was born in 1888 in Chesterfield, Chesterfield Co., VA1413 and died Jun 5, 1888 in Chesterfield, SC.1413

   1005 F    vi. Mary C. Harding 539 was born in Aug 1889 in VA.539

   1006 F    vii. Bennett Ruth Harding 539,540 was born in Feb 1892 in VA.539,540

   1007 M    viii. Preston Ambrose Harding 539,540 was born in Apr 1894 in VA.539,540

   1008 F    ix. Virginia Kate Harding 539,540,1414 was born May 4, 1896 in Nottoway Co., VA.539,540,1414

   1009 F    x. Hunter H. Harding 539,540 was born in Feb 1898 in VA.539,540

   1010 F    xi. Charlotte Harding 540 was born in 1900 in VA.540

307. Edwin Austin Clements 135,544,545,546,547,548 was born Apr 9, 1859 in Charlotte Co., VA,135,544,545,546,547,548,549 died Jan 17, 1939 in Richmond, VA135,549 at age 79, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Richmond, VA.135,549

General Notes: On a birth transcript, his occupation was listed as farmer. He was a guard at the Virginia State Penitentiary. His obituary shows as a survivor, "..one sister, Mrs. Ida Klunath, of Ontario, Virginia..."

In the 1880 census he is called Edward.

Edwin married Martha A. Bigger,135,545,546,547,548,1415 daughter of David J. Bigger and Mary E. Unknown, Mar 3, 1880 in Mecklenburg Co., VA 135,545,546,547.,548 Martha was born Mar 1, 1864 in VA,545,546,547,548,549,1415 died Feb 24, 1932 in Richmond, VA135,549 at age 67, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Richmond, VA.549 Another name for Martha was Pattie.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1011 M    i. James Edward Clements 135,1416,1417,1418 was born Aug 8, 1881 in Mecklenburg Co., VA,1416,1417,1418 died Jan 4, 1937 in Richmond, VA1419 at age 55, and was buried in Richmond, VA.1419

   1012 M    ii. William Lawrence Clements 135,1420 was born Jun 20, 1883 in Lunenburg Co., VA,135,1420 died Mar 1, 1908 in Richmond, VA135 at age 24, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Richmond, VA.135

+ 1013 F    iii. Annie Miles Clements 135,1421 was born Oct 9, 18841421 and died Nov 7, 1945 in Richmond, VA135 at age 61.

+ 1014 M    iv. Samuel Byron Clements 135,1422,1423 was born Mar 7, 1886 in Lunenburg Co., VA,1422,1423 died Nov 3, 1965 in Richmond, VA at age 79, and was buried in Forest Lawn Cem., Richmond, VA.

+ 1015 F    v. Ina Lillian Clements 135,1424,1425 was born Feb 11, 1889 in Lunenburg Co., VA,1424,1425,1426 died Apr 23, 1962 in Richmond, VA135 at age 73, and was buried in Forest Lawn Cem., Richmond, VA.

   1016 M    vi. Charlie Jackson Clements 135,1427 was born Oct 7, 1892,1427 died Nov 27, 1929 in Richmond, VA at age 37, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Richmond, VA.

+ 1017 M    vii. Ernest Linwood Clements, Sr. 31,135,547,1428 was born Sep 16, 1899 in VA,31,547,1428 died Jan 30, 195931 at age 59, and was buried in Forest Lawn Cem., Richmond, VA.31

+ 1018 F    viii. Myrtle Virginia Clements 135,547,548 was born Jun 7, 1905 in VA,547,548 died Jan 20, 1989 in Richmond, VA at age 83, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Richmond, VA.

311. Rosa A. Hankins 149,150,553 was born in 1867 in Lunenburg Co., VA149,150 and died May 11, 1898 in Ringgold, VA149 at age 31.

Rosa married George W. Jeffries 149,553 Jul 11, 1886 in Milton, Caswell Co., NC 149.,553 George was born in 1856 in Caswell Co., NC149 and died Apr 23, 1923 in Ringgold, VA149 at age 67.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1019 M    i. Charles Powhatan Jeffries 149,1429,1430 was born Jul 10, 1887 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,149,1429,1430 died Nov 15, 1961 in Danville, VA149 at age 74, and was buried in Lindsey Cem., Ringgold, VA.149

+ 1020 M    ii. Bernard M. Jeffries 149 was born Jul 24, 1889149 and died in May 1964 in VA149 at age 74.

   1021 F    iii. Maggie S. Jeffress 149 was born Oct 14, 1891149 and died Jul 1, 1915149 at age 23.

+ 1022 M    iv. Hester Brown Jeffries 149,1431 was born Apr 5, 1894 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,149,1431 died Jan 21, 1965 in Pittsylvania Co., VA149 at age 70, and was buried in Baker Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA.149

312. Nora Willie Hankins 151 was born in Oct 1872 in VA.151

Research Notes: In the 1900 census she is 27, born October 1872, married 6-years, 2-of-2 children living, and her parents were born in Virginia; they are living in the household of her parents.

Nora married John N. Glidewell 151 about 1892 in VA.151 John was born in May 1874 in VA.151

Children from this marriage were:

   1023 M    i. Irving Glidewell 151 was born in Dec 1893 in Lunenburg Co., VA.151

+ 1024 F    ii. Catherine Elizabeth Glidewell 151,1432 was born in Jul 1897 in Lunenburg Co., VA.151,1432

313. Ella Jane Hankins 152,153,555,556 was born Nov 29, 1861 in Charlotte Co., VA.152,153,555,556

Research Notes: Ella is listed in the 1880 Census, Hampden, Prince Edward Co., Virginia, pg 322D, in the household of her grandfather Jno. T. Flippen: she is 19, single, white, and her parents were born in Virginia.

Ella married Peter J. Fuehrer 152,555 Apr 28, 1881 in Nottoway Co., VA 152.,555 Peter was born in 1857 in Schuylkill Co., PA.555

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 555

314. William Alexander Hankins 152,153,557,558,559 was born Apr 15, 1863 in Charlotte Co., VA152,153,557,558,559,560 and died Mar 5, 1943152,561 at age 79. Another name for William was Alfred.

Research Notes: Another researcher says his middle name is Alfred, but the 1870 census clearly names him as Alexander.

William married Sarah Jane Beatty,152,557,558,559,564,1433,1434 daughter of Hon. Charles Sherrer Beatty, Senator and Rebecca Unknown, about 1889 152,557,558,559,564.,1433 Sarah was born in Oct 1870 in PA,557,558,559,560,1433,1434 died in 1951152 at age 81, and was buried in Laurel Hill Cem., Dunbar, PA.152

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1025 F    i. Helen Rebecca Hankins 557,558,1433 was born Aug 14, 1891 in Fayette Co., PA557,558,1433 and died in 1983 in Allegheny Co., PA1433 at age 92.

+ 1026 M    ii. James Alfred Hankins 152,557,558,559,560,1433 was born Nov 26, 1894 in Fayette Co., PA557,558,559,560,1433 and died May 21, 1957152,1433 at age 62.

   1027 F    iii. Florence Doris Hankins 557,558,559,1433 was born in May 1896 in PA557,558,559,1433 and died from about 1970 to 1979557,1433 about age 74. She never married and had no children. 557

+ 1028 M    iv. Ray Lafayette Hankins 557,558,559,1433 was born in Apr 1898 in PA.557,558,559,1433

+ 1029 M    v. Clifton William Hankins 557,558,559,1433 was born in May 1900 in PA.557,558,559,1433

+ 1030 F    vi. Mildred Elizabeth Hankins 558,559,1433 was born in 1902 in PA.558,559,1433

   1031 F    vii. Jean Virginia Hankins 558,559,1433 was born in 1904 in PA558,559,1433 and died in 19771433 at age 73. She never married and had no children.

315. Nannie Susan Hankins 152,153 was born Jun 4, 1866 in Charlotte Co., VA152,153 and died in 1951152 at age 85.

Nannie married David Woodward Beatty,152,564,1434,1435 son of Hon. Charles Sherrer Beatty, Senator and Rebecca Unknown,. David was born from 1868 to 1869 in PA.1434,1435

316. John Weldon Hankins 152,153,562,563 was born Jan 29, 1868 in VA153,562,563,564 and died in Apr 1948 at age 80.

General Notes: Extract from a personal narrative by Edna P. Hankins Lyall:

"John Hankins married Mary Bayless - October 17 1895. They lived in Connelsville, PA. and he worked for Frick Coal Co. One son was born - there - they named him after his grandfather Lafayette A. They then moved to Elizabeth, PA. He and his bother Samuel work for their brother-in-law Peter Tuchrer or Fuehrer (sp?). After which they rented a little farm, and by this time two more children - William and Edna. Then John decided he needed a bigger farm, he moved to the Patterson farm near Buena Vista, PA. After about 10 years he decided to own a farm of his own. The farm had 78 acres with coal rights. He built an 8-room house. From there, three children were all married. Lafayette moved to Meadville, PA. And after his mother and father died, he moved back. He had four children. William lived in Washington D.C. and Edna moved near by."

As provided by Barbara Obaker: "John and Daisy had a large home, with a small coal mine, greenhouses, the farm and a dairy. He tried everything. We went to visit them every summer. One time during hunting season, Jim (my mother-in-law's brother) had just started to hunt. Daisy was an excellent cook. She made the best fresh peach ice cream. L.A. and wife Ophilia moved from their Meadville farm into part of his parents' home. Ophilia was also a good cook and had a great laugh. When John and Daisy died, L.A. and Edna inherited it all. The family was always buying Bill out of trouble. They sold home lots along the lane. Edna built a lovely home at the beginning of the lane before her parents died. It is called "Hankins" something. Samuel and his wife lived nearby. They had a daughter that I know of. If mom was still with us she could tell you more. She spent a lot of time there after she married dad. She looked after Florence when she became bed-fast just before she died."

Research Notes: Another researcher indicates that he was born in West Virginia, but the 1870 census clearly states he was born in Virginia, and the family was living in Virginia at the time.

Another researcher indicates that he was born in January 1868, but the 1900 census clearly shows him born in January, 1861. age 39, and married for 5 years. But since he has siblings born in 1861, it may be that the 1900 census taker made a mistake in transcribing the information.

John married Mary Ella Bayless,562,563 daughter of William Bayless and Anna McManus, Nov 17, 1895 in PA 562,563.,564 Mary was born Aug 14, 1874 in Oakmont, PA562,563 and died in 1947 at age 73. Another name for Mary was Daisy.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1032 M    i. Lafayette Alexander Hankins 562,564,1436,1437,1438 was born Sep 1, 1896 in PA,562,1437,1438 died in Jun 19771437 at age 80, and was buried in Mount Vernon Cem., Elizabeth, PA.1436

   1033 M    ii. William H. Hankins 562,563,564 was born in Sep 1897 in PA.562,563

+ 1034 F    iii. Edna P. Hankins 562,564 was born in Mar 1899 in PA.562

318. Florence Lalena Hankins 152 was born Sep 9, 1873,152 died in 1937152 at age 64, and was buried in Laurel Hill Cem., Dunbar, PA.152

General Notes: As told by Barbara Obaker: "After Lafayette and his wife died, their daughter Florence continued to live in their home. She lived there until she died. John and Daisy inherited the house; I guess because they paid the taxes. I'm sure that happened in their last years. I do know that my grandfather brought groceries for sister, Florence. She had no income; only what people would give her. She had a vegetable garden and a small orchard. Florence never married, and she had Nellie out of wedlock. When I stayed there Nellie worked and lived in the Connellsville hospital. I'm sure she gave her mother some money."

Florence had a relationship with someone. Marriage status: father unnamed - never married.

Her child was:

   1035 F    i. Nellie Hankins .152 (Born out-of-wedlock)

320. William Edward Hankins 85,155,183,565,566 was born Mar 19, 1874 in Monroe Co., GA85,155,183,565,566 and died Jun 24, 1939 in Lakeland, FL183 at age 65. Another name for William was Willie.

Research Notes: He is buried in the Fitzgerald Cemetery (exact location unknown).

William married Clara Mae Tolbert 155,183,565,566 Dec 25, 1906 in Moultrie, Colquitt Co., GA 155,183,565.,566 Clara was born from 1886 to 1887 in GA.155,565,566

Children from this marriage were:

   1036 M    i. William T. Hankins 155,565,566 was born in Jan 1909 in FL.155,565,566

   1037 M    ii. Kirk Hankins 565 was born from 1911 to 1912 in Polk Co., FL.565

   1038 F    iii. Annie M. Hankins 565,566 was born from 1914 to 1915 in Polk Co., FL.565,566

321. Thomas Melvin Hankins 85,567 was born Feb 8, 1876 in Forsyth Co., GA85,567 and died Jun 5, 1932 in Mulberry, Polk Co., FL567 at age 56.

Thomas married Ruby E. Unknown.1439

322. Kirk Hankins 85,568 was born in 1878 in VA.85,568

Research Notes: In the 1930 census he says that his father was born in Georgia, but that is incorrect.

Kirk married Emma R. Unknown 568 about 1920/1921.568 Emma was born from 1892 to 1893 in GA.568

323. Unknown Clift .164

Unknown married Unknown Kirks.164

The child from this marriage was:

   1039 F    i. Susannah Kirks 164 was born from 1859 to 1860 in VA.164

324. Joseph B. Clift 161,162,484,486,487,488 was born in Mar 1833 in Henry Co., VA.161,162,484,486,487,488

Research Notes: Joseph is listed as head-of-household in the 1870 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, family #79, July 4: James B. Clift, 35, farmer; Nancy, 25, keeping house; Daniel, 5, at home; Joseph H., 2, at home; Catherine, 1/12, at home; all were born in Virginia.

Joseph is listed as head-of-household in the 1880 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Martinsville, E.D. 130, family #129, June 5-7: Joseph B., 47, farmer, parents born in Virginia; Nancy L., 39, wife, keeping house, parents born in Virginia; William D., 14, son, works on farm; Joseph H., 12, son, works on farm; James J., 9, son; George C., 6, son; Lilly, 2, dau.; all were born in Virginia.

The 1900 census surely contains an error because it shows Nannie as having 4 of 4 children living, and married 36 years. Married 36 years coincides with earlier census information, but other children more than the four listed in the 1900 census are also in the earlier census entries.

Joseph married Nancy L. Hairfield,117,484,485,486,487,488 daughter of James D. Hairfield and Catherine Cox, Jul 10, 1864 in Henry Co., VA 484,486,487.,488 Nancy was born in Apr 1839 in Henry Co., VA.117,484,485,486,487,488 Another name for Nancy was Nannie.

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 484

(Duplicate Line. See Person 269)

325. Zachariah Clift 161,162,570,571 was born from 1834 to 1835 in Henry Co., VA.161,162,570,571

Zachariah married Sarah J. Johnston,113,570,571,1300,1301 daughter of David Johnston and Harriett Cassandra Hipp, Dec 24, 1866 in Henry Co., VA 570.,571 Sarah was born in 1840 in Henry Co., VA.570,571,1300,1301

Marriage Notes: He was single and she was a widow. 570

Children from this marriage were:

   1040 M    i. J. M. Clift 1440 was born from 1867 to 1868 in Henry Co., VA.1440

   1041 F    ii. Georgiana Clift 1440 was born from 1868 to 1869 in Henry Co., VA.1440

327. Mary S. Clift .572.,573

Mary married John Clements 1441 Nov 25, 1843 in Henry Co., VA.1441

Marriage Notes: There marriage is listed on page 10 and 64 of the marriage book. Since 11/25/1843 is listed on page 10, it would appear that this is the date of their marriage license, and they were probably married later, but in any case, they were married on or after 11/25/1843.


The child from this marriage was:

   1042 F    i. Mary Clements 1440 was born from 1851 to 1852 in VA.1440

328. Alexander William Hankins 575,576,577,578,579,580,581,582,583 was born in Feb 1849 in Henry Co., VA.575,579,580,581,582,583 Another name for Alexander was Alex.

General Notes: The 1900 census says he was born Feb. 1849 whereas his marriage record transcription says 1848.

The link to his father as William Hankins has not been proven by official records that specify the lineages. However, the circumstances indicate that it is probable. Alex married Louisa A. Earles. Looking back to his likely father, William, we find his aunt Lucy A. Hankins who married John Bray; their daughter, Mary F. Bray then married Pleasant Earles, who, if this association is correct, is Alexander's brother-in-law. John and Lucy (Hankins) Bray also named one of their sons Alexander. All of these persons were born or living in the same area of Pittsylvania County, and the marriages and names all indicate that they are kin as I have specified. Additionally, his likely grandfather, John Hankins, had a brother, William J. Hankins, who named a son Alexander W. Hankins (by his 2d wife); these two Alexander's would be 1st cousins.

Research Notes: Alexander is listed in the household of Martha Earles in the 1870 census: Alexand, 21, farm laborer, can't write, born in Virginia. Note: This is the correct Alexander from the 1880 census because he married Louisa, the daughter of Martha Earles.

He is listed as head-of-household in the 1880 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, E.D. 129, family #279, June 15: Alex Hankins, 30, works on farm, can't read/write, parents born in Virginia; Louisa, 39, wife, keeping house, can't read/write, parents born in Virginia; Robert, 10, son, works on farm, can't read/write; Mary J., 8, dau.; John T., 5, son; Adaline Earles, 32, wife's sister, can't read/write; all were born in Virginia. Note: The census data clearly shows Louisa about 9-years senior to Alex.

They are living in the household of their son, William, in the 1900 and 1910 census. In the 1920 census, he is living in the household of his son, John. He is 76 and a widow; his middle initial of W comes from here too.

Alexander married Louisa A. Earles,575,576,577,578,579,580,581,582,1442,1443 daughter of William Earles and Martha Unknown, Nov 30, 1869 in Henry Co., VA 575,576,577,578,580,581.,582 Louisa was born in Nov 1848 in Henry Co., VA575,579,580,581,582,1442,1443 and died before Feb 13, 1910.583

Marriage Notes: At the time of their marriage, they were both single.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1043 M    i. William Robert Hankins 580,581,1404,1444,1445 was born in Dec 1870 in Henry Co., VA580,581,1444,1445 and was buried in Mount Airy, Surry Co., NC.

   1044 F    ii. Mary Jessie Hankins 580,581,1446 was born in Jul 1871 in VA.580,581,1446

+ 1045 M    iii. John T. Hankins 580,583,1447,1448,1449,1450 was born in Mar 1876 in Henry Co., VA.580,583,1447,1449,1450

330. Madison H. Bray 166,167,588 was born in 1840 in Henry Co., VA.166,167,588

Madison married Virginia F. Warren,113,588,1451,1452 daughter of Sampson Warren and Sarah A. Martin, Jan 16, 1866 in Pittsylvania Co., VA 113.,588 Virginia was born from 1846 to 1847 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.588,1451,1452

Children from this marriage were:

   1046 F    i. Lelia Bray 588 was born from 1867 to 1868 in VA.588

   1047 F    ii. Veronica P. Bray 588 was born from 1869 to 1870 in WV.588

   1048 F    iii. Vinnie Bray 588 was born from 1871 to 1872 in WV.588

   1049 F    iv. Nannie J. Bray 588 was born from 1874 to 1875 in WV.588

   1050 M    v. Everett Bray 588 was born from 1877 to 1878 in WV.588

+ 1051 M    vi. Eugene T. Bray 588,1453,1454,1455,1456 was born Jun 4, 1879 in Summers Co., WV,588,1453,1454,1455,1456 died Feb 2, 19691453 at age 89, and was buried in Everett, Snohomish Co., WA.1453

331. Mary Frances Bray 113,166,167,589,590,591,592 was born Sep 21, 1846 in Henry Co., VA113,166,167,590,591,592 and died Oct 2, 1914 in Axton, Henry Co., VA183 at age 68.

Research Notes: In the 1900 census she is 52, born Feb. 1848, married 40 years, 10-of-12 children living, and her parents were born in Virginia. She is living in the household of her son Jessie, and next door, her husband is living in the household of their son William. However, in the 1870 census she is 26 or born about 1844.

Another researcher indicates she was born Sep 21, 1846 vice Feb. 1848.

Mary married Pleasant Earles,462,589,590,591,592,1457,1458 son of Unknown Earles and Mary Unknown, Sep 14, 1863 in Schoolfield, Pittsylvania Co., VA 590,591,592,1457.,1459 Pleasant was born in Mar 1818 in Pittsylvania Co., VA590,591,592,1457,1458 and died May 8, 1889 in Henry Co., VA1460 at age 71. Another name for Pleasant was Pleas.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1052 M    i. Issac R. Earles 590,591,592,1461 was born in Jan 1863 in Henry Co., VA.590,591,592,1461

+ 1053 M    ii. William Henry Earles 462,590,591,1237,1303,1462,1463,1464,1465,1466,1467 was born Sep 9, 1868 in Henry Co., VA,590,591,1303,1462,1464,1465,1466,1467 died Mar 26, 1935 in Draper, Rockingham Co., NC462,1303,1462 at age 66, and was buried in Hutchinson Cem., Dyer's Store, VA.462

+ 1054 M    iii. Jessie L. Earles 31,590,591,592,1152,1468,1469 was born Mar 4, 1869 in Henry Co., VA,31,590,591,592,1152,1468,1469 died Jan 13, 194331 at age 73, and was buried in Dove Cem., Leatherwood, VA.31

+ 1055 F    iv. Mary Anna Earles 462,591,1470,1471,1472,1473,1474 was born Mar 14, 1871 in Henry Co., VA,462,591,1472,1473,1474,1475 died Jun 28, 1954 in Martinsville, Henry Co., VA462 at age 83, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA.462

+ 1056 M    v. Thomas J. Earles 31,591,592,1237,1476,1477,1478,1479 was born Oct 17, 1872 in Henry Co., VA,31,591,592,1476,1478,1479 died May 13, 194631 at age 73, and was buried in Dove Cem., Leatherwood, VA.31

+ 1057 M    vi. Whitmel T. Earles 591,1237,1480,1481,1482,1483 was born in 1875 in Henry Co., VA.591,1480,1481,1482,1483

+ 1058 M    vii. Samuel Tilden Earles 591,1237,1484,1485,1486,1487 was born in Oct 1878 in Henry Co., VA,591,1484,1485,1486,1487 died Mar 14, 1952 at age 73, and was buried in Roselawn Abbey, Martinsville, VA.

+ 1059 F    viii. Minnie S. Earles 462,592 was born in Feb 1880 in VA462,592 and died May 14, 1921 in Henry Co., VA462 at age 41.

   1060 F    ix. Maud E. Earles 31,592,1237,1478,1488 was born May 25, 1882 in VA,31,592,1478,1488 died Aug 2, 193331 at age 51, and was buried in Dove Cem., Leatherwood, VA.31 She never married and had no children.

+ 1061 F    x. Cora Lillian Earles 462,592,1489,1490,1491,1492 was born Jan 31, 1887 in Henry Co., VA,592,1489,1491,1492 died Dec 21, 1930 in Henry Co., VA1491 at age 43, and was buried in Dove Cem., Leatherwood, VA.1491

334. John William Hankins, Sr. .593

General Notes: They were 2nd cousins. John Erskine Hankins writes in his book "A Southern Boyhood" that Susan Hankins married John William Hankins.

From analysis of all potential 2nd cousins bearing the Hankins surname, he is certainly a grandchild of John & Elizabeth (Durham) Hankins. John & Elizabeth had two sons (John & William). These are the only two males that are Susan's 2nd cousins that bear the Hankins surname. Susan's husband is therefore either the son of John Hankins or William Hankins, the sons of John & Elizabeth (Durham) Hankins.

This family's 1st child was named John William. Also, John had a brother named William (sons of John & Elizabeth Hankins), therefore it's extremely unlikely that they would have named one son John William and another son William; it's possible but unlikely. Based on this John's first name being John instead of William, it's my belief (James C. "Jim" Hankins) that his father is John Hankins, so that is the rationale for linking it thusly in this genealogy.

John married Susannah Hodges Hankins,30,249,593,763,764 daughter of William Davis Hankins, Sr. and Susanna C. Hodges, about 1865 593.,763 Susannah was born from 1848 to 1849 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.243,247,249,764 Another name for Susannah was Susan.

Children from this marriage were:

   1062 M    i. John William Hankins, Jr. 247,763,764 was born in 1868,247,764 died about 1948763 about age 80, and was buried in Woodlawn Cem., Eden, NC.763 He never married and had no children.

+ 1063 M    ii. Henry Scott Hankins 247,763,764,1493,1494,1495 was born Sep 16, 1872 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,764,1493,1494,1495 died Jun 11, 1930 in High Point, NC247,1494 at age 57, and was buried Jun 13, 1930.1494

+ 1064 M    iii. James Tompkins Hankins 247,763,764 was born Feb 3, 1874 in Pittsylvania Co., VA247,764 and died Dec 21, 1944 in Lake View, SC247 at age 70.

+ 1065 F    iv. Fanny B. Hankins 763,764,1496,1497,1498 was born Nov 9, 1876 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,764,1496,1497 died Mar 13, 1961 in Graham, Alamance Co., NC1497 at age 84, and was buried Mar 15, 1961 in Bethlehem Chr. Ch. Cem., Altamahaw, NC.1497

+ 1066 M    v. Ernest Inman Hankins 31,436,764,884,1499,1500,1501 was born Jul 25, 1882 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,436,764,1499,1500,1501 died May 16, 1969 in Eden, Rockingham Co., NC31,1499 at age 86, and was buried May 18, 1969 in Roselawn Mem. Gdns., Reidsville, NC.31,1499

+ 1067 F    vi. Lillian Hankins 247,763,1502 was born in May 1882 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.763,1502

+ 1068 M    vii. Levi Houston Hankins 247,763,1180,1502,1503,1504 was born in Oct 1884 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.247,763,1180,1502,1504

335. Micaiah H. Hankins 140,594,595,596,597,598 was born in 1831 in Henry Co., VA596,597,598 and died Jun 3, 1863 in Chancellorsville (near), VA140,599 at age 32. Another name for Micaiah was Mike.

Research Notes: External sources clearly show his given name spelled as Micajah, his middle initial of H and a nickname of Mike at least once each. It appears that his name may likely have been properly spelled as Micaiah, as this was a biblical name from the book of First Kings, Chapter 22, verse 8. No places have been found where he wrote his own name, and it is acceptable to substitute a j or an i in some cases, or possibly an i even being mistaken for a j. The spelling of his name isn't known for certain, but I've analyzed it here for the purposes of attempting to refine an uncertainty. In the 1850 census, he was also not listed as being literate. This circumstance would have also contributed to him not being able to correct the spelling of others who would actually write his name, as they heard it spoken, for official purposes.

An analysis of the 1840 census provides some clarity into Micajah's father. Living side-by-side are John Bray, James Hairfield, John Hankins, and James Devin. Micajah's aunt Tempy married James Devin, his aunt Catherine married James Hairfield, and his wife's aunt Lucy married John Bray. Thus, almost certainly Micajah is the son of John Hankins, the brother of Lucy (Hankins) Bray with whom he is staying in the 1850 census. To be certain, piecing together Micajah's wife and children wasn't easy. As in the case of his son, Thomas Fountain, there are three marriage record transcriptions and in each his mother's initial of "J" Hankins, but never the name of the father (an indication of death or divorce). This alone isn't proof positive; only a piece of information. Then, William Samuel's marriage record to his 2d wife, Jennie Bray, names his parents as M.H. and J. Hankins. In the 1860 census, when Micajah still lives, three of their children, William, Mary, and James are all listed there; Micajah is listed along with his wife Wealthy, and those three children. The 1860 census confirms his first name, and associates it with his Civil War records, gives his wife's first name of Wealthy, and corroborates the initials for the marriage record of William Samuel, and the J for their mother's first name, where I already knew the full name of Wealthy Jane from sources for her family. There are others bits and pieces scattered throughout the sources, all either hinting at or supporting, or in some cases like the 1860 census, standing alone as a perfect source. Now, going back to Thomas Fountain, his marriage record to Ada Gravely names him as T.F. Hankins, and names his mother as J. Hankins. The 1880 census, Henry Co., Va., is where Thomas Fountain gets grouped with the rest of the family with the conclusive evidence of his sister Martha, from the 1860 census. Lastly, with Thomas born in Mar. 1862, and the last child in the family, it is consistent with Micajah's death date, as well as another reason he'd have been on leave from the war, starting in Feb. 1862, to be with his wife when Thomas was born. Lastly, even though only one source uses the name of Mike for him, it's an important once in the death certificate (actual image) of his son James R. (1st named in the 1860 census). Mike is a reasonable pet name for Micajah, but not used in any of the diary entries from his fellow soldiers who referred to him regularly as Micajah instead of Mike.

In the 1850 census he is listed as Major Hankins, 17, farmer, and living in the household of John and Lucy Bray. Since he is listed last, following seven of their children, he may be just a laborer working for them, but he is almost certainly Lucy's nephew. The names of all of Lucy's siblings isn't certain, but she does have two known brothers, John and William. John's birth year isn't known, and Williams was born about 1794. She also has two other unknown brothers, and maybe others too. Micajah is surely the son of one of Lucy's brothers. Living next door to the Brays' is the family of James & Catherine (Cox) Hairfield, and Catherine's 17 year old niece, Jane, is living with them. Macajah and Jane married about a year after the 1850 census.

He was a Sergeant in the Confederacy, in the U.S. Civil War. He was killed near Chancellorsville, Virginia; he was killed-in-action. However, there was no fighting in the area in June, so it's likely that he died from wounds received at Chancellorsville, or maybe a minor skirmish near Chancellorsville. The battle dates for Chancellorsville are May 1-6, 1863, so he died about 30 days after the battle. Prior to the war he lived in Henry County, but his county is listed as Pittsylvania, which indicates that he was probably born there. However, his son's death certificate said that he was born in Henry Co., Virginia.

He is almost certainly the same person referred to in the U.S. Civil War diary of Sgt. Asa Jackson Wyatt, 1861-1862, to wit: ". The next day was Sunday, August 1st, and that day I was on picket duty as Corporal of the guard. Here we pressed a hog into service, having eaten nothing since we left Huntersville. At this place Lee P. Francis and James C. Reynolds were taken sick with the measles and sent back to Huntersville. We left several of the Company in the hospitol at Huntersville. When we left there C.M. Hall, John D. Wells, Sampson Warren, Lieutenant Sigmore, N.B. Hankins, James Thomas, and Micajah Hankins were also sent to back to Edway. "

"Micajah Hankins was appointed 2nd Sergant, V.D. Smith 3rd, A.J. Wyatt, 4th, and Merideth J. Allen 5th, John L Shorter first Corporal, John Riddle, 2nd, M.C. Wills, 3rd, and Spencer Adkins, 4th."

Micaiah married Wealthy Jane Cox,594,595,596,598,599,610 daughter of Samuel Cox and Mary A.C. Sutherlin, from about 1850 to 1851 594,595,596,598.,599 Wealthy was born from 1834 to 1835 in Henry Co., VA.596,598,599,610

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1069 M    i. William Samuel Hankins 598,1505,1506,1507,1508,1509,1510 was born Jan 20, 1852 in Henry Co., VA,598,1505,1506,1509,1510,1511 died Sep 3, 1919 in Spray, Rockingham Co., NC1511 at age 67, and was buried Sep 4, 1919 in Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC.

+ 1070 F    ii. Mary Sue Hankins 598,1512 was born in 1854 in VA.598

   1071 F    iii. Martha Ann Hankins 599,1513,1514 was born Jun 13, 1856 in Henry Co., VA599,1513,1514 and died Nov 25, 1856 in Henry Co., VA.1514 The cause of her death was Dropsy.1515

   1072 M    iv. James R. Hankins 598,626,1516,1517 was born in 1857 in Henry Co., VA,598,626,1516,1517 died Jan 13, 1922 in Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC1516,1517 at age 65, and was buried Jan 14, 1922 in Woodlawn Cem., Eden, NC.1516,1517 The cause of his death was He was found dead in his bed; possible heart failure.

+ 1073 M    v. Thomas Fountain Hankins, Sr. 31,599,1518,1519,1520,1521,1522 was born Mar 4, 1862 in Henry Co., VA,31,599,1518,1520,1521,1522 died Jan 26, 192731 at age 64, and was buried in Church Hill Cem., Salem, VA.31

337. Samuel Mitchell 178,600,601,602 was born in 1823 in VA.178,601,602

Samuel married Arabella D. Allen,600,601,602,1523,1524 daughter of Hartwell Allen and Rebecca Unknown, about Dec 31, 1862 in Pittsylvania Co., VA 600,601.,602 Arabella was born from 1840 to 1842 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.601,602,1523,1524 Another name for Arabella was Arabell.

Children from this marriage were:

   1074 F    i. Nannie E. Mitchell 601,602 was born in 1866 in VA.601,602

   1075 F    ii. Rebecca S. Mitchell 601,602,1525 was born in 1869 in VA601,602,1525 and died Apr 5, 1886 in Pittsylvania Co., VA1525 at age 17. Another name for Rebecca was Becky.

   1076 M    iii. James William Mitchell 602,1526 was born Apr 20, 1871 in Callands, VA.602,1526 Another name for James was Willie.

   1077 F    iv. Mary L. Mitchell 1527 was born in 18741527 and died Sep 8, 1875 in Pittsylvania Co., VA1527 at age 1.

   1078 M    v. Ben Mitchell 602 was born in 1877 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.602

338. Moses Mitchell 178,603 was born in 1827 in VA178,603 and died Aug 9, 1862 in Cedar Mountain, VA at age 35.

General Notes: Per Civil War records for the 21st Regiment of Virginia, Pittsylvania County Library, Chatham, Virginia, enlisted March 10, 1862 in Company I and was killed in action August 9, 1862, in Cedar Mountain, Virginia. The South and the North referred to the same battles by different names. In this case, the South called it the Battle of Cedar Mountain, but the North referred to it as the 2nd Bull Run.

Research Notes: Moses is listed as head-of-household in the 1860 Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, pg. 37, Northern Dist., Museville, family #261, July 11: Moses Mitchell, 25, farmer, real estate / property valued at $725 / $225; Elizabeth, 21; John R., 2; all were born in Virginia.

Moses married Elizabeth F. Mahan 603 May 17, 1856 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.603 Elizabeth was born in 1839 in VA.603

Marriage Notes: Marriage was performed by Reverend Thomas Lovelace.


The child from this marriage was:

   1079 M    i. John R. Mitchell 603 was born in 1857 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.603

339. Elizabeth Mitchell 604,605 was born in 1830 in VA.605

Elizabeth married Vaden Garland Mahan 605,1528 Jan 12, 1846 in Pittsylvania Co., VA 605.,1528 Vaden was born in 1824 in VA605,1528 and died before Oct 30, 1862.

Marriage Notes: Surety for their marriage was Samuel Mitchell, and they were married by the Rev. Asa Hodnett.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 1080 M    i. James V. Mahan 605,1529,1530 was born in 1846 in VA.605,1529,1530

   1081 M    ii. Samuel Mahan 605 was born in Aug 1849 in VA.605

Elizabeth next married James Mitchell Reynolds,1531,1532,1533 son of Hugh Reynolds and Elizabeth Mitchell,. James was born in 1803 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.1532,1533,1534

340. Elizabeth J. Cox 177,606,607,608,609 was born in Aug 1829 in VA.177,606,607,608,609 Another name for Elizabeth was Eliza.

General Notes: The 1900 census indicates she was born in Aug 1829, but various earlier census data indicate she may have been born as late as 1833.

Research Notes: Her middle initial came from the 1900 census. She is living in the household of her son-in-law, Lewis Wright. She is 70, born Aug. 1829, 2-of-8 children living, and her parents were born in Virginia.

Elizabeth married Charles Franklin Martin,426,606,607,608,1535,1536,1537 son of Parson Orson Martin and Elizabeth Saddler, about 1855 606,607,608.,1535 Charles was born Oct 5, 1806 in Cumberland, VA606,607,608,1536,1537 and died in 1884 at age 78.

Children from this marriage were:

   1082 M    i. Floyd Martin 606 was born in 1856 in Henry Co., VA.606

+ 1083 F    ii. Mary E. Martin 606,607,1535,1538,1539 was born Jan 27, 1858 in Henry Co., VA,606,607,1535,1538,1539 died Aug 13, 18901538,1540 at age 32, and was buried in Unnamed Cem., Mtn. Valley, VA.1538

+ 1084 M    iii. William Tyler Martin 606,607,608,1540 was born in Feb 1860 in Henry Co., VA.606,607,608

+ 1085 F    iv. Alice Clementia Martin 607,608,1540,1541 was born in 1863 in Henry Co., VA607,608,1540,1541 and died in 18991540 at age 36.

   1086 M    v. Monroe Martin 607,608,1540 was born from 1867 to 1868 in VA.607,608

   1087 M    vi. George Martin 608,1540 was born from 1872 to 1873 in VA.608

341. Wealthy Jane Cox 594,595,596,598,599,610 was born from 1834 to 1835 in Henry Co., VA.596,598,599,610

Research Notes: In the 1850 census she is 17 and living in the household of James D. & Catherine Hairfield. Catherine is her aunt. Her brother James is living in the household of his aunt Temperance, so it seems that their parents must have died prior to the 1850 census.

In the 1880 census, July Hankins, 4, daughter, is living in her household. However this child surely is a granddaughter, or maybe even adopted, because her husband was killed in the U.S. Civil War. The alternative is that this child was born out-of-wedlock but that is only mentioned as a possibility.

Also named in the 1880 census is her daughter Martha. However, there is a problem in that a death record exists for their daughter Martha that says she died Nov. 25, 1856, following her birth in June 1856. Thus, either the 1880 census is wrong, or the death record is wrong. Another possibility is that she had another child and named her after their recently deceased child. It could also be that Mary Sue is the daughter referred to in the 1880 census. Martha should be listed in the 1860 census but isn't, so it's possible that Martha and Mary are the same child.

Wealthy married Micaiah H. Hankins,140,594,595,596,597,598 son of John Hankins and Unknown Unknown, about 1850/1851 594,595,596,598.,599 Micaiah was born in 1831 in Henry Co., VA596,597,598 and died Jun 3, 1863 in Chancellorsville (near), VA140,599 at age 32. Another name for Micaiah was Mike.

(Duplicate Line. See Person 335)

344. Julia A. Cox 174,175 was born in 1857 in GA174,175 and died in 1945 at age 88.

General Notes: Julia, according to her sister Ida, passed away after a long illness. Julia married a doctor from Madison, Georgia.

Julia married Dr. Unknown Madison. Unknown died in 1945 in Madison, Morgan Co., Georgia, USA.

351. Elizabeth J. Devin 122,123,124,125 was born from 1813 to 1814 in Henry Co., VA123,124,125 and died after 1881.123

Elizabeth married David J. Hairfield,122,123,124,125 son of David Hairfield and Margaret Hankins, May 11, 1837 in Henry Co., VA 122,124.,125 David was born from 1813 to 1814 in VA.124,125

Marriage Notes: Their license is dated May 6, 1837.

(Duplicate Line. See Person 68)

353. James A. Devin, Sr. 17,123,612,613,614 was born Apr 7, 181731,123,614 and died Jul 11, 186831,123 at age 51.

Research Notes: James is listed as head-of-household in the 1860 Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, Sandy River, family #334, July 19: James C. Devin, 42, merchant, real estate / property valued at $1,000 / $4,000; Frances A., 22; both were born in Virginia.

James married Frances A. Hundley 123,612,614,1542 Oct 1, 1859 in Pittsylvania Co., VA 123,612.,614 Frances was born in 1838 in VA.123,614,1542

Marriage Notes: They were married by the Reverend J.H. Eanes.
123

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1088 M    i. William R. Devin 123,1542,1543,1544,1545 was born Nov 22, 1861 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.123,1542,1543,1544,1545

+ 1089 F    ii. Frances W. Devin 123,1542,1546,1547 was born Jun 19, 1865 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.123,1542,1546,1547

   1090 M    iii. James A. Devin, Jr. 123 was born Aug 7, 1867.123

354. Susan C. Devin 613,615,616 was born from 1819 to 1825 in VA615,616 and died before Jun 21, 1880.617

Susan married Ambrose D. Hundley 613,615,616,617 Oct 21, 1844 in Henry Co., VA 613,615.,616 Ambrose was born in 1812 in VA.615,616,617

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1091 M    i. James Thomas Hundley 615,1548,1549,1550,1551,1552,1553,1554 was born from 1845 to 1846 in Henry Co., VA.615,1552,1553,1554

   1092 F    ii. Martha Hundley 615 was born from 1847 to 1848 in Henry Co., VA.615

+ 1093 M    iii. John B. Hundley 615,616,1555,1556,1557,1558 was born in Apr 1850 in Henry Co., VA,615,616,1555,1556,1557,1558 died in Nov 1924 at age 74, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA.

+ 1094 M    iv. Robert W. Hundley 615,616,617,1404,1559,1560,1561,1562,1563 was born May 15, 1853 in Henry Co., VA,615,616,617,1561,1562,1563 died Jun 22, 1903 in Martinsville, Henry Co., VA1561 at age 50, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA.1404,1561

355. Rev. Robert Ira Devin 123 was born Aug 14, 1822 in Henry Co., VA,123 died Aug 30, 1914 in Oxford, Granville Co., NC123 at age 92, and was buried in Elmwood Cem., Oxford, NC.123

Research Notes: Per the research of Ann Graham: He received his early training at Rocky Springs Academy, Virginia. While not a college graduate, he mastered Latin, Greek, and German and became a distinguished linguist. He was ordained as a Baptist minister on August 11, 1846 and served two years in missionary work at the Baptist State Convention. He settled in Oxford in 1848 and immediately established the first Baptist Church on Front Street and served as its pastor. The building and lot were the gift of Rhodes Nash Herndon, whose sister Cynthia, was Robert's first wife. In 1896, it was replaced by a brick church on the corner of Main and Spring Streets, the site of the present church which was built in 1928.

Robert spent much of his life in the service of the country churches, being pastor of Grassy Creek Church for 37 years and of Mountain Creek Church for 25 years. With the help of Rev. Moses Baldwin, Rev. Devin organized the congregation of Mountain Creek Baptist Church in May 1860. Its present brick church, built in 1918 in located in the Cornwall vicinity of Granville County on State Road 1418. In 1880 he wrote and published a history of Grassy Creek Church. He retired from the ministry in 1866 because of failing health.

Robert married Cynthia Rhodes Herndon,123 daughter of Zachariah Herndon and Amelia Rhodes, Jan 26, 1848 in Granville Co., NC.123 Cynthia was born in Granville Co., NC.123

The child from this marriage was:

+ 1095 F    i. Ella Rhodes Devin 123,1564 was born in 1852 in NC123,1564 and died Mar 21, 1941 in Charleston, SC123 at age 89.

Robert next married Mary Ann Transou 123 in 1860 in Youngs Cross Roads, Granville Co., NC.123 Mary was born Jul 8, 1836 in Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., NC123 and died Jan 1, 1930 in Oxford, Granville Co., NC123 at age 93.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1096 F    i. Anna May Devin 123 was born Feb 9, 1864,123 died Feb 14, 1928 in Oxford, Granville Co., NC123 at age 64, and was buried in Elmwood Cem., Oxford, NC.123

+ 1097 F    ii. Sally J. Devin 123 was born Aug 21, 1868 in Granville Co., NC123 and died after 1962.123

+ 1098 M    iii. William Augustus Devin 123 was born Jul 12, 1872 in Granville Co., NC,123 died Feb 18, 1959123 at age 86, and was buried in Elmwood Cem., Oxford, NC.123

359. Capt. John Henry Cox 180,181,618,619,620 was born Jul 20, 1834 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,180,181,618,619,620 died Mar 11, 1928618 at age 93, and was buried in Mingo, Henry Co., VA.618

Research Notes: John served with the Confederacy during the U.S. Civil War. He was a Captain, Company I, 21st Regiment in the Valley Campaigns. He was captured and put into prison in Elmira, NY. He was released as part of an exchange of prisoners. John was the last surviving Captain of the Henry County VA Muster.

He was a great worker in the Christian Church and gave to the Christian colleges in Virginia. Travel was his hobby and after retirement he visited all or most of the 48 states, and toured parts of Mexico and Canada. He spent a winter in California, and visited cousins in Oregon, and enjoyed many winters in St. Augustine, FL, where he learned to ride a bicycle in his advanced years. His wife refused to accompany him on most of his trips because she preferred to be near her daughter and grandchildren.

In the 1910 census they are living in the household of their son-in-law, Gustave A. Giles.

Obituary: The Henry Bulletin, Martinsville, Va., Tue., March 13, 1928 [edited]: Capt. John Henry Cox, aged veteran of the Civil War, passed away Sunday afternoon at the home of his grandson and granddaughter, Dr. and Mrs. F. P. Turner, Starling Avenue. Capt. Cox had reached the ripe old age of 94 years. He enlisted in the Civil War in July 1861, and was made a lieutenant of Co. I, 21st Va. Infantry. He served with distinction to the end of the war, and was promoted to captain for valiant service. He received a bad wound in one of the engagements in which he fought. Funeral services were held from the home Monday afternoon. Interment was in the family burying ground at Mountain Valley. The deceased is survived by his wife and several grand children. A sister, Mrs. I. T. Hodges of Gretna, also survives.

John married Judith Elizabeth Gravely,618,619,620,1550,1565,1566,1567 daughter of Edmund Gravely and Susan Robertson, Jan 8, 1863 in Henry Co., VA 619,620.,1550 Judith was born Oct 15, 1845 in Henry Co., VA,618,619,620,1565,1566,1567 died Jan 3, 1931618 at age 85, and was buried in Mingo, Henry Co., VA.618 Another name for Judith was Bettie.

Marriage Notes: They were married by the Reverend Minter. Their marriage is recorded in the book by Anne Vestal-Miller: The Marriage Register of Henry County, Virginia, Vol. I, pp. 16 & 17, 8 Jan. 1863: John H. Cox, 27, single, born Pittsylvania Co., Va., son of Wm. H. & Nancy D. Cox., married Bettie J. Gravely, 18, single, born Henry Co., Va., dau. of Edm. & Susan Gravely.
1550

The child from this marriage was:

+ 1099 F    i. Alice Joanna Cox 462,620,1550,1568,1569 was born Feb 26, 1864 in Henry Co., VA,618,620,1568,1569 died Aug 12, 1923 in Mtn. Valley, Henry Co., VA462,1568 at age 59, and was buried in Giles Cem., Mtn. Valley, Henry Co., VA.462,1568


361. James A. Cox 180,181,182,622,623,624 was born in Jun 1841 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.180,181,182,623,624

General Notes: James and Sarah were cousins, and was James' second marriage.

James' first wife had lived and died in Nebraska where their little son was adopted by an Aunt, Mrs. Larch.

Research Notes: James is listed in the household of his parents in the 1880 Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, Callands, pg 129c: James Cox, 35, born in Virginia, white, single, son, and farmer. Note: I suspect that his age was transcribed incorrectly here because he was age 9 in the 1850 Census, and it would have been easy to discern someone age 9 compared to age 5, plus, a 5 and a 9 are easily misinterpreted.



James married Sarah A. Haley,40,623,624,1570 daughter of William Pendleton Haley and Julia Susannah Francis, Jan 23, 1881 in VA 623.,624 Sarah was born in May 1853 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.623,624,1570

Children from this marriage were:

   1100 F    i. Frances Cox 40 was born from 1881 to 1882 in VA.

+ 1101 F    ii. Myrtle Bettie Cox 623,1571,1572,1573,1574 was born in Apr 1883 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.623,1572,1573,1574

+ 1102 F    iii. Julia Lillian Cox 40,623 was born Nov 10, 1886 in VA40,623 and died Dec 11, 197540 at age 89.

+ 1103 F    iv. Nannie J. Cox 40,623,624 was born in Sep 1889 in VA.623,624

James next married P. J. Unknown. P. was born in 1846 in VA.

363. Harriet M. Cox 31,47,180,181,625 was born Nov 14, 1846 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,47,180,181 died Mar 26, 193431 at age 87, and was buried in Chatham Burial Park, Chatham, VA.

Research Notes: Pittsylvania County, Virginia Pension Application: Harriet M. Hodges, 78 as of 1930, resided at her home with E.D. Reynolds. Widow of Daniel Webster Hankins who died on July 2, 1863. Killed in Battle of Gettysburg. Married to Hodges on Jan. 16, 1862. Married Stephen Yeatts on March 7, 1870 who died on July 5, 1876. Then married J.T. Hodges Dec. 23, 1890 who died on Oct. 9, 1921. Received pension under husband, D.W. Hankins. Note: The above information is certainly incorrect in some respects. First, Isham Hodges was born in 1852 and could not have married Harried in 1862 at age 10. Lastly, J.T. Hodges is almost certainly Isham Thomas Hodges, alluded to as married in 1862, and is probably a transcription error of J.T. vice I.T as it should be.

In the 1900 census, Harriet gives her age as 48, born November 1851, and has 2 of 3 children living. Her age is certainly incorrect in that she was born in 1846 and was thus 54 instead of 48. There are four living children, all of the Hodges surname, but all of them were born in the 1880, and she didn't marry Isham until 1890, so Harriet and Isham had no children. Since all the children bear the Hodges surname, then Isham must have either legally adopted them, or they simply used the Hodges surname. However, because of their ages, the father of two of them my be Stephen Yeatts, and the other two must be Isham's by his first marriage, or all four could belong to Isham Hodges by a previous marriage, and I suspect that this is the case. However, since there are no 1890 census records surviving for Virginia, their alignment with the proper parents may not be possible.

Harriet married Daniel Webster Hankins,47,255,256 son of John Henry Hankins, Sr. and Eleanor Elizabeth Gravely, Jan 10, 1860 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.1575 The marriage ended in divorce. Daniel was born in 1837 in Henry Co., VA47,255,256 and died Jul 2, 1863 in Gettysburg, Adams Co., PA at age 26. Another name for Daniel was Dan.

Marriage Notes: Per the research of Posey L. Adkins, Jr: Hankins, Daniel W., son of John H. and Eleanor Hankins to Harriet M. Cox, daughter of William H. and Nancy D. Cox.10 January 1860. Married by Balaam Warren.
1575,1576

Harriet next married Stephen Yeatts,625,1577 son of John Yeatts and Nancy Taylor, Mar 7, 1871 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.625 Stephen was born in 1833 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.1577

Marriage Notes: William S. McDowell officiated at the marriage ceremony (Marriage Book #2, page 45, Pittsylvania Co., VA)


Children from this marriage were:

+ 1104 M    i. Bodie O. S. Yeatts 1578,1579 was born in 1874 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.1578,1579

   1105 F    ii. Nancy E. Yeatts 1580 was born Jul 3, 1882 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.1580

Harriet next married Isham Thomas Hodges,1280,1581,1582 son of Dr. William Hodges and Susan Ann Julius, Dec 23, 1890 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.1582 Isham was born Nov 9, 1852 in Chatham, VA,1581,1582 died Oct 9, 19211581 at age 68, and was buried in Chatham Burial Park, Chatham, VA. Another name for Isham was Tom. They had no children.

364. Albert T. Cox 42,181,626,627 was born in Feb 1850 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.42,181,626,627

Research Notes: Albert is listed in the household of his parents in the 1850 Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, Oct 29, 1850, family #1052: Albert, 13/12s, born in Virginia.

Albert is listed as head-of-household in teh 1880 Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, Callands, E.D. 167, family #87, June 10-12: Albert Cox, 25, farmer, parents born in Virginia; Melissa, 22, wife, keeping house, parents born in Virginia; Cora, 2, dau.; James Hankins, 22, hired, works on farm, parents born in Virginia; all were born in Virginia. Note: The 1850 Census, above, lists him as 13/12s, so he was obviously born before 1850 and probably 1849 or maybe even 1848. Also, the relationship, if any, of James Hankins, to them isn't known, however, he is probably a nephew, on either side, as both families were married into the Hankins family.

Albert married Melissa A. Hodges,626,627,1583 daughter of Dr. William Hodges and Susan Ann Julius, Jan 16, 1873 in Pittsylvania Co., VA 626,627.,1583 Melissa was born in Oct 1855 in VA.626,627

The child from this marriage was:

+ 1106 F    i. Cora Cox 626,1583 was born in 1878 in Pittsylvania Co., VA (prob.).626

365. Julia Susannah Francis 31,40,628,629,630 was born Jun 10, 1822 in VA,31,40,629,630,631 died Jan 1, 190531,40 at age 82, and was buried in Haley Cem., Tunstall, VA.31,40 Another name for Julia was Julianna.

General Notes: It appears that Julianna was born out-of-wedlock.

Research Notes: The cemetery is on Sam Haley Road, near Sharon Primitive Baptist Church, Brosville, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.



Julia married William Pendleton Haley,31,40,628,629,630 son of Pleasant T. Haley, Jr. and Elizabeth C. Inge, about 1843 in Charlotte Co., VA 40,628,629.,630 William was born May 26, 1820 in Charlotte Co., VA,31,40,629,630 died Apr 4, 1902 in Pittsylvania Co., VA31,40 at age 81, and was buried in Haley Cem., Tunstall, VA.31,40 Another name for William was Penn.

Marriage Notes: Their son's birth record transcription names him as Pleasant W., but that might be a misinterpretation of Pendleton, a somewhat unusual name.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1107 M    i. James Pleasant Haley 40,183,629 was born Feb 12, 1844 in Pittsylvania Co., VA40,629 and died Apr 11, 189940 at age 55.

+ 1108 F    ii. Elizabeth Haley 31,40,629,1570 was born Nov 22, 1846 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,40,629,1570 died Apr 2, 192231,40 at age 75, and was buried in Haley Cem., Tunstall, VA.31

+ 1109 F    iii. Mary Frances Haley 40,1570,1584,1585 was born in Apr 1842 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.1570,1585

+ 1110 F    iv. Susan Harriett Haley 40,1570 was born Feb 22, 1850 in Pittsylvania Co., VA40,1570 and died May 30, 194640 at age 96.

+ 1111 F    v. Sarah A. Haley 40,623,624,1570 was born in May 1853 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.623,624,1570

+ 1112 M    vi. Henry E. Haley 40,1570,1586,1587,1588,1589,1590,1591,1592 was born Feb 9, 1853 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.1570,1586,1588,1589,1590,1591,1592

+ 1113 M    vii. Samuel Boyd Haley, Sr. 31,40,630,1249,1570,1593 was born Nov 11, 1856 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,40,630,1249,1570,1593,1594 died Apr 12, 193831,40 at age 81, and was buried in Haley Cem., Tunstall, VA.31

368. John Ephriam Francis 8,40 was born Mar 14, 1832 in VA8 and died Aug 29, 1910 in Roscoe, St. Clair Co., MO8 at age 78.

General Notes: About 1876, John lived in Virgil City, Cedar Co., Missouri.

John Ephriam Frances went to Pettis County during the Civil War, then returned and settled in Cedar Co., Missouri.

John married Nancy Anderson Pace,8,1595 daughter of Hartwell Pace and Nancy Green Allen, from Feb 1859 to 1860 in Cedar Co., MO 8.,1595 Nancy was born in 1835 in Henry Co., VA8,1595 and died Jan 3, 1876 in El Dorado Springs, Cedar Co., MO8,1595 at age 41.

Children from this marriage were:

   1114 M    i. Boyd Moore Francis 8 was born Nov 20, 1860 in Green Springs, Saint Clair Co., MO8 and died Nov 5, 1935 in Yakima Co., WA8 at age 74. He never married and had no children.

+ 1115 M    ii. King Samuel Francis 8 was born from 1862 to 1863 in Green Springs, Saint Clair Co., MO,8 died Oct 4, 1941 in Enterprise, Wallowa Co., OR8 at age 79, and was buried in Enterprise, Wallowa Co., OR.8

+ 1116 F    iii. Eliza Jane Francis 8 was born from Apr to May 1863 in Green Springs, Saint Clair Co., MO,8 died Oct 30, 1929 in Yakima Co., WA8 at age 66, and was buried in Yakima Co., WA.8

+ 1117 F    iv. Mary Alice Francis 8,1595 was born in Jan 1865 in Sedalia, Pettis Co., MO,8,1595 died Apr 11, 1940 in Saint Clair Co., MO8,1595 at age 75, and was buried in Allen Cem., Collins, MO.8,1595

+ 1118 M    v. Charles Hartwell Francis 8 was born Jan 15, 1865 in Sedalia, Pettis Co., MO,8 died Jun 23, 1947 in Roscoe, St. Clair Co., MO8 at age 82, and was buried in Roscoe, St. Clair Co., MO.8

+ 1119 M    vi. John Lee Francis 8 was born May 15, 1867 in Virgil City, MO,8 died Aug 9, 1945 in Vernon Co., MO8 at age 78, and was buried in Harwood, MO.8

   1120 M    vii. Joseph Sanford Francis 8 was born May 15, 1867 in Virgil City, Cedar Co., MO8 and died in 1888 in Harwood, MO8 at age 21.

+ 1121 F    viii. Martha Ellen Francis 8 was born Mar 11, 1869 in Virgil City, Cedar Co., MO.8

   1122 M    ix. Ephriam Allen Francis 8 was born Nov 24, 1870 in Virgil City, Cedar Co., MO8 and died Aug 27, 18888 at age 17.

+ 1123 M    x. James Ira Francis 8,31 was born Feb 29, 1872 in Virgil City, Cedar Co., MO,8,31 died Feb 26, 1959 in Chillicothe, Livingston Co., MO31 at age 86, and was buried in El Dorado Springs Cem., Eldorado, MO.31

+ 1124 F    xi. Susan Selina Francis 8 was born in 1864 in Virgil City, Cedar Co., MO.8

370. Harriett G. Allen 184,632 was born in 1831 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.184,632

Harriett married Lee Prince Francis 107,632,1596 Jan 5, 1855 in Pittsylvania Co., VA 107.,632 Lee was born in 1827 in VA.632

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1125 M    i. Ephriam B. Francis 31,107,632,1597 was born Nov 24, 1855 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,632,1597 died Oct 21, 194431 at age 88, and was buried in Hundley Cem., Sandy River, VA.

+ 1126 M    ii. John Meredith Francis 632,1029 was born May 21, 1857 in Swansonville, Pittsylvania Co., VA632,1029 and died Dec 9, 1927 in Draper, Rockingham Co., NC at age 70.

   1127 F    iii. Angeline Francis 632 was born in Sep 1859 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.632

+ 1128 F    iv. Leanne Parthney Francis 107,1598,1599,1600 was born May 30, 1861 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,107,1598,1599,1600 died Oct 9, 1936 in Ruffin, Rockingham, NC1598 at age 75, and was buried Oct 10, 1936 in Mayfield, VA.1598

371. Thompson C. Allen 47,184,633 was born in 1832 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.47,184,633 Another name for Thompson was T. C.

General Notes: Per Civil War records for the 21st Regiment of Virginia at the Pittsylvania County Library, Chatham, Virginia, Thompson enlisted on July 29, 1861, in Pittsylvania County in Company I as a Corporal. He made Sergeant in November or December 1861. Thompsonas accused by Wither of misconduct and cowardice at Winchester, May 25, 1862, and was under arrest until his resignation on August 8, 1862.

Per information found on Ancestry web site, Thompson enlisted June 10, 1863, in Pittsylvania County as a Private. He served in Troop D of the 39th Battalion, then transferred to D Co. of 30th Battalion Cavalry Regiment, Virginia, and deserted on January 28, 1865. He deserted to Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. This information was taken from The Virginia Regimental Histories Series.

Comments concerning his civil war records above: Normally after desertion (1862) men were tried and sometimes shot. In 1862, the South was fairing well in the war, and he may have been allowed to resign from the Army. However, the war soon took its toll on the South because it became more and more difficult to find new soldiers to replace the dead and wounded. As such, it would probably have been easy for Thompson to reenlist again in 1863, and he may have done so to try and regain his honor. But, battle is hard, and he apparently could not overcome this obstacle as he deserted again in 1865.

Research Notes: In the 1880 census he is 48, a widower, and living in the household of his son-in-law, A.W. Davis.

Thompson married Harriett E. Martin,1601 daughter of James L. Martin and Sally Unknown, Dec 28, 1854 in Henry Co., VA. Harriett was born from 1834 to 1835 in Henry Co., VA1601 and died May 9, 1858 in Pittsylvania Co., VA633 at age 24. The cause of her death was Erysipelas (Strep Infection).

Children from this marriage were:

   1129 M    i. Luther B. Allen 185 was born in 1855 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.185

+ 1130 F    ii. Sarah C. Allen 185,633,1602 was born in Apr 1857 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.185,633,1602

Thompson next married Emaline Moon 1603 about Jul 21, 1859 in Pittsylvania Co., VA. Emaline was born from 1838 to 1839 in VA.1603

The child from this marriage was:

   1131 F    i. Mary E. Allen 1603 was born in 1860 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.1603

Thompson next married Eliza A. Gravely,659,1550,1565,1604,1605 daughter of Edmund Gravely and Susan Robertson, Oct 11, 1864 in Pittsylvania Co., VA. Eliza was born in 1838 in Henry Co., VA.1565,1604,1605

373. Young T. Allen 184,185,634 was born in 1836 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.184,185,634

General Notes: Young is listed on the 1836 Pittsylvania Co., VA Census as the son of Meredith B. Allen. Per Civil War records of the 21st Regiment of Virginia in the Pittsylvania County Library, Chatham, Virginia, Young enlisted on June 29, 1861, at Swansonville in Company I. He was sick in the hospital and furloughed May through December 1863 with complications from typhoid. He was then present on the rolls through December 1864.

Young married Mary Virginia Wyatt 634 Jan 25, 1872 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.634 Mary was born in 1854 in VA.634

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1132 F    i. Nannie Maude Allen 634,1606 was born in Nov 1872 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.634,1606

   1133 F    ii. Martha E. Allen was born in 1875 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.8,634

   1134 M    iii. William R. Allen 634 was born Jan 11, 1876 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.8,634

   1135 M    iv. Robert W. Allen 8,634,1607 was born Jan 10, 1877 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.634

+ 1136 F    v. Lula Ann Allen 634,1608,1609,1610 was born in May 1878 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.8,634,1610

374. Nancy Jane Allen 47,184,185,521,635,636,637 was born Apr 23, 1838 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,47,184,185,635,636,637 died Apr 20, 1924 in Henry Co., VA521 at age 85, and was buried in Eanes Cem., Henry Co., VA.521 Another name for Nancy was Nannie.

Research Notes: Her cemetery is located about 1/2 mile off Virginia State Route 612, in Henry Co., Virginia.

Nancy married James Arthur Eanes, Sr.,47,521,635,636,637 son of Edward Eanes and Sarah Jane Taylor, Jan 16, 1868 in Pittsylvania Co., VA 47,521,635,636.,637 James was born Mar 23, 1844 in Pittsylvania Co., VA (prob.),47,635,636,637 died Nov 5, 1927 in Henry Co., VA at age 83, and was buried in Eanes Cem., Henry Co., VA. Another name for James was Jim.

Marriage Notes: Their marriage license was dated January 13, 1868, and the marriage occurred on January 16, 1868, in Pittsylvania County. James was listed as 21 and Nancy was 29. Both were single, and both born and residing in Pittsylvania County. Nancy's parents listed as Meredith B. and Mary S. Allen. James was farmer. Per the minister's return, their marriage occurred at Meredith B. Allen's home on January 16, 1868, and they were married by James N. Bell.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 1137 M    i. Thomas Hood Eanes 31,635,1280,1611,1612,1613,1614,1615,1616 was born Nov 10, 1869 in Henry Co., VA,31,635,1612,1613,1614,1615,1616 died Mar 19, 1947 in Leatherwood, VA31,1616 at age 77, and was buried in Eanes Cem., Mtn. Valley, Henry Co., VA.31

   1138 M    ii. James Arthur Eanes, Jr. 521,635 was born Dec 28, 1870 in Pittsylvania Co., VA (prob.),521,635 died Aug 23, 1916 in Henry Co., VA521 at age 45, and was buried in Eanes Cem., Henry Co., VA.521

+ 1139 M    iii. George Samuel Eanes 521,635,636,637,1617,1618 was born Sep 11, 1874 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,521,635,636,637,1617,1618 died Aug 28, 1951 in Henry Co., VA521 at age 76, and was buried in Eanes Cem., Henry Co., VA.

   1140 F    iv. Lillie Wade Eanes 521,635,636,637,1617 was born Mar 11, 1878 in Pittsylvania Co., VA (prob.),521,635,636,637,1617 died Sep 4, 1950 in Henry Co., VA521 at age 72, and was buried in Eanes Cem., Henry Co., VA.521

   1141 F    v. Mary Craighead Eanes 635,636,637,1617,1618 was born Jun 18, 1879 in Pittsylvania Co., VA (prob.),635,636,637,1617,1618 died Nov 29, 1966 in Henry Co., VA at age 87, and was buried in Eanes Cem., Henry Co., VA.

   1142 F    vi. Louise Eanes 637 was born from 1882 to 1883 in VA.637

375. Darling Coleman Allen 184,185,638,639 was born Mar 11, 1840 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,184,185,638,639 died Sep 8, 1908 in Sandy River, Pittsylvania Co., VA at age 68, and was buried in Allen Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA. The cause of his death was Tuberculosis.

General Notes: Darling enlisted on June 29, 1861 in Company I, 21st Infantry Regiment, Army of Virginia, and was present on the muster rolls through November and December 1864. He was wounded August 9, 1862, at Cedar Mountain, Virginia. His commanding officers were Colonel Cunningham and Captain Saumel F. Swanson. He is also listed on the Union Prisoner-of-War list. Darling was paroled at Appomattox Courthouse April 9, 1865. At the time of his death from tuberculosis, he was attended by Dr. Fuller of Sandy River.

A photocopy of their marriage license and minister's return is in Bassett Historical Center, Bassett, Virginia. Their marriage license dated February 1, 1873. They were married on February 6, 1873. Darling's age was 28, and Sallie's age was 25. Both husband and wife are listed as Single. The place of their birth and residence was listed as Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. Darling's parents were listed as Meredith and Mary Allen, and Sallie's parents were listed as Samuel and Mary Thompson. Darling's occupation was listed as a farmer. The minister's return stated that they were married at Mary Thompson's on February 6, 1873. The minister was James N. Bell.

Research Notes: Although the tombstones of some of his children indicate full names and dates, two of them have names decisively different than the 1880 census, when they were young children. Charles Henry is named on the tombstone, yet he is names as Charles Lee in the 1880 census, age 6, and whereas Coleman Lee is named on the tombstone, his name in the 1880 census is Colman H., age 3. The name configurations and ages of Samuel B. and Mary E. are consistent with their tombstones.

Darling is listed as head-of-household in the 1900 Census, Pittsyvlania Co., Virginia, Callands, E.D. 70, family #197, June 12: Darling Allen, 60 (Mar 1840), married 27 years, farmer, parents born in Virginia; Sallie J., 52 (Nov 1847), married 27 years, 6 of 9 children living, parents born in Virginia; Mary E., 21 (Aug 1878), dau., single; Sallie K., 18 (Aug 1881), dau., single; Jettie A., 14 (Aug 1885), dau.; James W., 12 (Jun 1887), son; George D., 11 (Oct 1889), son; all were born in Virginia.

Per the research of Janet Putt Neville: Application of a widow of a deceased soldier, sailor or marine for a pension. Name: Sallie J. Allen, 76 yrs old, widow of Darling Calvernis (should be Coleman) Allen who died of consumption September 8, 1908, married: February 6, 1873 by Nathan, Bill. Pittsylvania Co., Virginia (Sandy River) Member of: Col. Cunningham and Samuel F. ---wanson (?), Company I, 21st Regiment, Comrades: G.B. Adkins and Josiah Smith.

I, J.J. Davis, Notary Public for the County of Pittsylvania do certify that Sallie J. Allen, whose name is signed to the foregoing application, personally appeared before me in my county, and, having the said application fully read and explained to her, as well as the statements and answers therein made, she the said made oath before me that said statements and answers are true. Given under my hand this 5th day of May 1912. Signed: A.J. Davis I, Harry Woodring, Commander of Caball Graves, Camp of Confederate Veterans for the city of Danville in the state of Virginia hereby certify that the said camp has examined into the merits of the foregoing application for aid under the act of General Assembly of Virginia, approved March 21, 1916, as amended, and being satisfied that in the justice of said claim, hereby recommend the same under the provisions of the said act, and that the said camp has no personal interest in the allowance of the applicant's claim. Given under my hand this 5th day of May, 1920 Signed: Harry Woodring. Approved by Scott Carter, Chm. of Pension Board and Hayden Alten, Judge of the Court on July 20, 1920.

Darling married Sarah Jane Thompson,638,1619,1620,1621 daughter of Samuel H. Thompson and Mary Holt, Feb 6, 1873 in Sandy River, Pittsylvania Co., VA 638,639.,1621 Sarah was born in Nov 1847 in Pittsylvania Co., VA638,1619,1620,1621 and died Nov 6, 1927 in Sandy River, Pittsylvania Co., VA at age 80. Another name for Sarah was Sallie.

Marriage Notes: They were married in Sallie's parent's home. They were married by the Reverend Nathan Bell.


Children from this marriage were:

   1143 M    i. Charles Lee Allen 638 was born Jul 16, 1874 in Sandy River, Pittsylvania Co., VA,638 died Sep 29, 1896 in Pittsylvania Co., VA at age 22, and was buried in Allen Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA. The cause of his death was Pneumonia.

   1144 M    ii. Samuel Boneparte Allen 638 was born May 21, 1875 in Sandy River, Pittsylvania Co., VA,638 died Nov 11, 1896 in Sandy River, Pittsylvania Co., VA at age 21, and was buried in Allen Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA. The cause of his death was Pneumonia. Another name for Samuel was Sam.

   1145 M    iii. Coleman Henry Allen 638 was born Dec 29, 1876 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,638 died Nov 2, 1896 in Pittsylvania Co., VA at age 19, and was buried in Allen Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA. The cause of his death was Pneumonia.

+ 1146 F    iv. Mary Emma Allen 8,638,1619,1621 was born Aug 27, 1878 in Sandy River, Pittsylvania Co., VA,8,638,1619,1621 died Jun 30, 19628,1622 at age 83, and was buried in Cascade Cem., Cascade, VA.8

+ 1147 F    v. Sallie Kate Allen 8,1619,1623,1624 was born Aug 3, 1881 in Sandy River, Pittsylvania Co., VA8,1619,1623,1624 and died in Danville, VA.8

+ 1148 M    vi. Waddie Thompson Allen 8,1619,1621 was born Jul 30, 1883 in Sandy River, Pittsylvania Co., VA,8,1619,1621 died Aug 11, 1947 in Swansonville, Pittsylvania Co., VA8 at age 64, and was buried in Allen Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA.8

+ 1149 F    vii. Jettie Wilmoth Allen 1619,1625 was born Jul 14, 1885 in Sandy River, Pittsylvania Co., VA1619,1625 and died Jun 6, 1975 at age 89.

+ 1150 M    viii. James William Allen, Sr. 31,1621,1626,1627,1628 was born Jun 30, 1887 in Sandy River, Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,1621,1626,1628 died Feb 9, 1941 in Sandy River, Pittsylvania Co., VA31 at age 53, and was buried in Hundley Cem., Sandy River, VA.

+ 1151 M    ix. George Darling Allen, Sr. 8,1619,1621,1629 was born Oct 13, 1889 in Sandy River, Pittsylvania Co., VA,8,1619,1621,1629 died Oct 10, 1968 in Danville, VA8 at age 78, and was buried Oct 12, 1968 in Highland Burial Park, Danville, VA.8

376. Pollock Eagan Allen 31,47,184,185,186,521,640,641 was born in 1845 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,47,184,185,186,521,641 died in 192131 at age 76, and was buried in Bethany UMC Cem., Brunswick Co., VA.31 The cause of his death was Stomach cancer. Another name for Pollock was Pollie.

General Notes: Per Civil War records of the 21st Regiment of Virginia in the Pittsylvania County Library located in Chatham, Virginia, Polloc enlisted January 1, 1864, in Pittsylvania County in Company I as a Private. Polloc was on the prisoner-of-war roll on April 25, 1865. He is buried in Bethany Cemetery, Broadnax, Virginia.

Per Civil War records at the Library of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia, Polloc received a $15 per year pension. He applied for the pension on March 24, 1903, citing infirmity from old age and from Small Pox which he contracted while in service. He also stated he was a member of the reserves and that he was living in Lacy's, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.

Research Notes: His name is clearly spelled as Egan P. Allen in the 1860 Census. It appears that he changed the sequencing of his name later on. Per the research of John E. Allen: There is some question as to whether his middle name was Ealon or Eaton. This question is raised by investigation of the US Census of 1850. However, the legibility of hand writing on old documents leads me to believe that his middle name was Ealon. He was PE to friends and relatives. I have documented much of my research and I have the privilege of having first hand reports from my grandfather "John Samuel Allen" who was named for his Uncle John. Grandpa told me a lot of stories about his family including his grandpa Polloc "PE."

He is listed as head-of-household in the 1910 Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, Chatham, E.D. 94, family #62, April 19: P.E. Allen, 64, married 41 years, farmer, parents born in Virginia; Veleria, 62, wife, married 41 years, 8 of 10 children living, parents born in Virginia; Ida Mangrum, 30, divorced, 1 of 2 children living; Bessie Berry, 12, granddaughter; Walter Mangrum, 9; Lee Eanes, 6 (adopted son); all were born in Virginia.

Pollock married Mary Victoria Eanes,31,47,186,521,641 daughter of Edward Eanes and Sarah Jane Taylor, Jan 26, 1868 in Pittsylvania Co., VA 47,186.,641 Mary was born in 1848 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,47,186,641 died in May 1921 in Broadnax, Brunswick Co., VA31 at age 73, and was buried in Bethany UMC Cem., Brunswick Co., VA.31 Another name for Mary was Vicky.

Marriage Notes: They were married by James N. Bell.
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Children from this marriage were:

+ 1152 M    i. Adolphus Coleman Allen 186,640,1630 was born Nov 11, 1868 in Pittsylvania Co., VA186,640,1630 and was buried in Ash Camp Bap. Ch. Cem., Keysville, VA.640

+ 1153 M    ii. John L. Allen 186,640,1631,1632,1633,1634 was born in Nov 1870 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.186,640,1631,1632,1633,1634

   1154 F    iii. Barbara C. Allen 186,640 was born from 1872 to 1873 in VA.186,640

   1155 M    iv. Wheeler Allen 186,640 was born from 1876 to 1877 in VA.186,640

   1156 F    v. Ida C. Allen 186,640 was born from 1878 to 1879 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.186,640

   1157 F    vi. Aurelia D. Allen 640,1635,1636,1637,1638 was born Sep 21, 1885 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.640,1635,1636,1637,1638

   1158 M    vii. Lee Allen .640 Another name for Lee was Lee Eanes.640 (Adopted)

377. Clopton F. Allen 184,185,521,642,643 was born in 1848 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.184,185,642,643

Clopton married Mary E. Richardson,521,642,643,1639,1640 daughter of John Richardson, Jr. and Susan Jane Lester, Mar 23, 1867 in Henry Co., VA 642.,643 Mary was born from 1846 to 1847 in Henry Co., VA.642,643,1639,1640

Children from this marriage were:

   1159 M    i. Meredith J. Allen 642,643 was born in 1868 in Henry Co., VA.642,643

+ 1160 M    ii. Jesse D. Allen 521,642,643 was born in Aug 1869 in Henry Co., VA.521,642,643

   1161 M    iii. Darling J. Allen 642,643 was born in Nov 1869 in VA.642,643

   1162 M    iv. Joseph Allen 643 was born from 1871 to 1872 in VA.643

   1163 F    v. Julia E. Allen 643 was born from 1873 to 1874 in VA.643

   1164 M    vi. John O. Allen 643 was born from 1874 to 1875 in VA.643

   1165 F    vii. Rebecca A. Allen 643 was born Apr 16, 1877 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.643

   1166 F    viii. Henrietta M. Allen 643 was born in Jul 1879 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.643

381. Albert Galiten Austin 646,647,648,649,650 was born Oct 7, 1827 in Henry Co., VA,646,647,648,649,650 died Nov 27, 1910 in Summers Co., WV at age 83, and was buried in Austin Cem., Browns Ridge, WV.651

Research Notes: Albert is listed as head-of-household in the 1880 Census, Summers Co., West Virginia, E.D. 137, family #217, June 2: Albert G. Austin, 52, farmer, self & parents born in Virginia; Matilda B., 44, wife, keeping house, self & parents born in Virginia; Valerius V., 23, son, single, farmer born in Virginia; Alexander M., 19, son, single, works on farm, born in Virginia; William E., 17, son, works on farm; Harriett R., 15, dau., single, house work; Charles A., 9, son, at home; Allen L., 7, son, at home; Stephen V., 5, son, at home; Marie E., 3, dau., at home; all the children after Alexander were born in West Virginia.

Albert married Matilda Brown Martin,107,646,647,648,649,1601 daughter of James L. Martin and Sally Unknown, Oct 19, 1854 in Henry Co., VA 107,646,647,648.,649 Matilda was born Feb 26, 1836 in Henry Co., VA,107,646,647,648,649,1601 died Oct 26, 1896 in WV107 at age 60, and was buried in Austin Cem., Browns Ridge, WV.

Children from this marriage were:

   1167 M    i. Harriston Austin .107

+ 1168 M    ii. Victor Valerius Austin 647,648,649,1641,1642 was born Mar 7, 1857 in Henry Co., VA647,648,649,1641,1642 and died Feb 19, 1939 in Kansas City, MO at age 81.

   1169 F    iii. Leona May Austin 647,648 was born from 1858 to 1859 in VA.647,648

   1170 M    iv. Alexander Mahood Austin 107,648,649,650 was born in Feb 1861 in VA107,648,649,650 and was buried in Austin Cem., Browns Ridge, WV.107

   1171 M    v. William Goggin Austin 107,648,649 was born from 1862 to 1863 in VA.107,648,649

+ 1172 F    vi. Harriett Rose Austin 107,648,649,1643 was born Dec 18, 1865 in WV107,648,649 and was buried in Austin Cem., Browns Ridge, WV.107

   1173 M    vii. Charles Allen Austin 107,649 was born from 1870 to 1871 in WV107,649 and was buried in Austin Cem., Browns Ridge, WV.107

+ 1174 M    viii. Albert Lewis Austin 107,649,650,1644,1645 was born in Aug 1872 in Summers Co., WV107,649,650 and was buried in Austin Cem., Browns Ridge, WV.107

   1175 M    ix. Stephen Vitellus Austin 107,649 was born from 1874 to 1875 in Summers Co., WV.107,649

   1176 F    x. Maria E. Austin 107,649,650 was born in Feb 1877 in Summers Co., WV.107,649,650

382. Rev. William C. Austin 42,47,107,652,653,654 was born in 1830 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,42,47,652,653,654 died before Jun 21, 1900,655 and was buried in Slaydon Cem., Henry Co., VA. Another name for William was Billy.

General Notes: William is almost certainly the same person referred to by Sgt. Asa Jackson Wyatt in his diary of the U.S. Civil War, 1861-1862, because he lived among the Wyatt and Shorter families of Pittsylvania County then, to wit: "...From Camp McDowell we started on the morning of the 23rd of June and arrived at Monteray that evening. Here early in the evening I met with several of my acquaintances in the Company, among them L.M. Shoemaker from Danville, and Captain Flournoy from Pittsylvania Court House. I saw Sterling Cooper, William C. Austin and several others..."

Research Notes: From the Pittsylvania Co., Virginia Marriage Register: Frances Ann Shorter, 23 Dec 1851. Henry Co., Virginia Marriage Register 1, p 28: Lucy Elizabeth Martin, 2 Dec 1867. Neither register lists vital data for either bride or groom.

William is listed as head-of-household in the 1860 Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, Swansonville, family #308, July 17: William C. Austin, 30, master carpenter, property valued at $50; Francis A., 30; Hannibal, 9; Lord B., 7; Arista E., 5; Lareiga (sic), 3; Deogines, 1; all were born in Virginia.

In the 1860 Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, p 44-200: He was a Minister and a carpenter. He was known as "Uncle Billy."

William is listed as head-of-household in the 1870 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, Jun 29, 1870, family #9: W.C. Austin, 40, farmer, personal property valued at $200; Hanibal, 18, farm laborer; Lord Byron, 16, farm laborer; Arista, 14, female, at home; Loreza (sic), 13, male, farm laborer; Elosiza (sic), 11, male, farm laborer; Beauregard, 8, at home; Wm. Henry, 4, at home; Nepolion, 1, at home; Lucy E., 24, keeping house; all were born in Virginia.

The 1880 Census, Callands, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, family #9, lists William C. Austin, 50; Lucy Elizabeth, 35, wife, and their children.

In a Deed recorded 30 Sep 1858 in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia Deed Book 58, p 94: William C. Austin purchased land from his parents Garland A. and Elizabeth J. Austin.

In a Deed recorded 30 Sep 1858 in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia Deed Book 58, p 95: William C. Austin and wife Frances A. Austin sold land to William T. Mitchell.

In an Indenture recorded April 21, 1873 in Pittsylvania Deed Book 66, p 128: William C. Austin granted Homestead Exemption. Five days later on 26 Apr 1873 there is an entry in the Pittsylvania Co., Virginia Court Order Book 50, p 371 where William C. Austin is listed as Defendant and James H. Collie, Receiver. This may have had something to do with William attempting to protect his home by obtaining a Homestead Exemption.

William married Frances Ann Shorter,107,652,1647 daughter of Booker Randolph Shorter and Tabitha Gabrilla Hubbard, Dec 23, 1851 in Pittsylvania Co., VA 47.,652 Frances was born in 1830 in Franklin Co., VA,107,652,1647 died Nov 7, 1865 in Pittsylvania Co., VA107 at age 35, and was buried in Shorter Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1177 M    i. Hannibal Austin 47,107,652,653 was born from 1851 to 1852 in Pittsylvania Co., VA47,652,653 and was buried in Shorter Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA.

+ 1178 M    ii. Lord Byron Austin 652,653,1648,1649,1650,1651 was born Nov 10, 1853 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,652,653,1648,1649,1650 died Sep 12, 1935107 at age 81, and was buried in Shorter Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA.

+ 1179 F    iii. Arista E. Austin 47,652,653,1652 was born Jul 6, 1855 in Pittsylvania Co., VA47,652,653,1652 and died before 1895.

   1180 M    iv. Lorenza A. Austin 107,652,653,1653 was born Dec 17, 1856 in Pittsylvania Co., VA47,652,653 and died in 1890 in Danville, VA at age 34.

+ 1181 M    v. Alonza Diogenes Austin 47,107,652,653,654 was born in Jul 1859 in Pittsylvania Co., VA47,652,653,654 and died Aug 12, 1934 in Dublin, Pulaski Co., VA107 at age 75.

+ 1182 M    vi. Thomas Beauregard Austin, Sr. 653,654,656,1653,1654,1655,1656,1657 was born Aug 10, 1861 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.653,654,656,1653,1654,1656,1657

+ 1183 M    vii. William Henry Austin 107,653,654,1658,1659 was born Nov 7, 1865 in Henry Co., VA.653,654,1658,1659

William next married Lucy Elizabeth Martin 197,653,655,1660 Dec 2, 1867 in Henry Co., VA 197,653,655.,1660 Lucy was born from 1845 to 1846 in Henry Co., VA.197,653,655,1660

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1184 M    i. Napoleon Bonaparte Austin 31,653,654,1661,1662 was born Feb 22, 1869 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,653,654,1661,1662 died Dec 26, 1959 in Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC31,1661 at age 90, and was buried Dec 28, 1959 in Lawson Cem., Eden, NC.31,1661

+ 1185 M    ii. Zenobia Austin 654 was born in 1871 in VA.654,1651,1662

+ 1186 F    iii. Lucy F. Austin 654,1663 was born in Dec 1874 in VA.654,1663

+ 1187 F    iv. Mary Forest Austin 31,654,655,1653,1664,1665,1666 was born Apr 15, 1876 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,654,655,1653,1664,1665,1666 died Oct 1, 1950 in Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC31,1664 at age 74, and was buried Oct 3, 1950 in Lawson Cem., Eden, NC.31,1664

   1188 F    v. Bertie Austin 654,655 was born in Sep 1880 in VA.654,655

+ 1189 F    vi. Willie Kate Austin 436,655 was born in Sep 1882 in VA.436,655

383. Martha W. Austin 42,107,651 was born in 1832 in VA42,107 and was buried in Austin Cem., Mercer Co., WV.

Martha married John Thomas Anderson 651 Dec 28, 1860 in Mercer Co., WV.651

386. Louisa Matilda Austin 31,42,107,189,645,651 was born May 7, 1836 in Loudoun Co., VA,31,42,107,189,645 died Dec 6, 1906 in Summers Co., WV31 at age 70, and was buried in James David Anderson Cem., Summers Co., WV.31

Louisa married James David Anderson, Sr.,31,645,651 son of Jabez Anderson and Judah Unknown,. James was born May 25, 1837 in Loudoun Co., VA,31,645 died Jun 26, 1917 in Summers Co., WV31 at age 80, and was buried in James David Anderson Cem., Summers Co., WV.31,651

Children from this marriage were:

   1190 F    i. Velaria Anderson 645 was born from 1861 to 1862 in VA.645

+ 1191 M    ii. James David Anderson, Jr. 31,645 was born Jun 25, 1864 in Mercer Co., WV,31,645 died Feb 10, 1902 in Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., VA31 at age 37, and was buried in James David Anderson Cem., Summers Co., WV.31

   1192 M    iii. Dennis W. Anderson 645 was born from 1865 to 1866 in WV.645

   1193 M    iv. Kenneth R. Anderson 645 was born from 1867 to 1868 in WV.645

   1194 F    v. Nannie Anderson 645 was born in 1869 in WV.645

+ 1195 M    vi. Jabez Garland Anderson 1667,1668,1669 was born Mar 20, 1872 in Summers Co., WV,1668,1669 died May 8, 1967 in Princeton, Mercer Co., WV1668 at age 95, and was buried May 11, 1967 in Resthaven Park Cem., Princeton, WV.1668

388. Victoria J. Austin 42,189,190,651 was born in 1840 in VA.42,189,190

Victoria married Silas J. McVey 651 Jan 18, 1879 in Mercer Co., WV.651

390. Mary Susan Austin 42,189,190 was born in 1846 in VA.42,189,190

Mary married Jess Higginbotham.107

391. Charles F. Austin 47,107,193,194,661,662,663,664,665 was born in May 1827 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,47,193,194,663,664,665 died Jul 5, 1913 in Lee Camp Soldier's Home, Richmond, VA107 at age 86, and was buried in Martinsville, Henry Co., VA.107

General Notes: Charles was a carpenter.

Research Notes: The 1860 census says he is 37, or born about 1823 vice 1827.

Charles is listed as head-of-household in the 1880 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, E.D. 129, family #51, June 3-4: Chas. F. Austin, 53, makes tobacco boxes, parents born in Virginia; Mary E., 34, wife, parents born in Virginia; James D., 9, son; Thomas A. Hailey, 67, boarder, white, makes tobacco boxes, parents born in Virginia; Peyton G. McCabe, 17, boarder, white, works in tobacco factory, parents born in Virginia; Emma Carter, 17, mulatto, single, domestic servant, parents born in Virginia; Charles Carter, 12, mulatto, servant, parents born in Virginia, all were born in Virginia.

Charles is listed as head-of-household in the 1900 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, E.D. 52, June 19, 1900, family #176: Charles Austin, 73 (May 1827), married 33 years, carpenter, parents born in Virginia; Mary E., 64 (Jun 1845), 1 of 1 child living, parents born in Virginia; all were born in Virginia.

His marriage information comes from the Pittsylvania Co., Virginia Marriage Register 2, p 17.

During the U.S. Civil War he was a Private in Company H, 24th Regiment, Virginia Infantry ("Henry Guards"), Kemper's Brigade, which was commanded by Captain Peter R. Reamey. He enlisted 5 Jun 1861, at Lynchburg, VA and undoubtedly served in many of the major battles in Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. He was first wounded about 29 Aug. 1862, at Second Manassas. He was "Absent, Wounded" from his company for 4 months from Aug. 1862 to Jan 1863, and was confined to General Hospital, at Liberty, VA most of this time. He received a 30 day furlough from 6 Jan 1863 to 5 Feb. 1863, and was paid 25 cents a day while on furlough for commutation of rations. His rate of pay was $11.00 per month. He returned to duty as scheduled, and was out sick 3 days from 7 Apr 1863 to 10 Apr 1863, and was treated at CSA General Hospital, Danville, VA. He returned to duty and again was wounded at the battle of Gettysburg on 3 Jul 1863, arriving at the General Hospital, Staunton, VA, 12 days later. Apparently his wounds were quite severe, as he was confined to the hospital about 8 months, and was subsequently assigned to duty at Tarboro, NC as a baggage guard for 2 months during March and April of 1864. He returned to his company in May of 1864, and remained until captured at Farmville, VA on 6 Apr 1865, arriving as a prisoner at City Point, VA on 14 Apr 1865. The records show he was on the sick list while being held prisoner. He took the Oath of Allegiance to the United States and was released 6 Jun 1865, almost 4 years to the day after he enlisted. He returned from the war to live in Henry Co., Virginia. Action: Need to document all of the sources for this excellent military biography.

From the Death Records at Lee Camp Soldier's Home, Richmond, Virginia: He spent the final 6 years of his life at this facility, from Apr 1907 to 5 Jul 1913, where he died at the age of 86 years. His body was removed to Martinsville, Virginia for burial.

Charles married Mary Elizabeth Fowlkes,47,663,664,665,1671,1672 daughter of James J. Fowlkes and Margaret Rebecca Allen, Jan 24, 1867 in Pittsylvania Co., VA 47,663,664.,665 Mary was born in Jun 1845 in Pittsylvania Co., VA47,663,664,665,1671,1672 and died Dec 28, 1906 at age 61. Another name for Mary was Betty.

Marriage Notes: They were married by B.J. Hall.
47

The child from this marriage was:

+ 1196 M    i. James Daniel Austin 197,664,1627,1673,1674 was born Nov 28, 1870 in Henry Co., VA197,664,1673,1674 and died Sep 22, 1946 in Roanoke, VA at age 75.

394. Susan Austin 107,193,194,662,667,668 was born from 1835 to 1838 in Henry Co., VA.107,193,194,667,668

Susan married C. A. Hundley,107 son of Thomas Hundley and Unknown, Jan 24, 1882 in Henry Co., VA 107.,662 C. was born in 1822 in Henry Co., VA.

395. Wealthy P. Austin 31,193,195,462,668,669,670 was born in Dec 1837 in Henry Co., VA,31,193,195,462,668,669,670 died Mar 28, 1908 in Henry Co., VA31,462 at age 70, and was buried in Bullington Cem., Axton, VA.31

Research Notes: In the 1870 Census, Weathy isn't living with her husband and children. William, Cornelia, Melissa, and William, Jr., are living in the household of her mother, Polly. There is a good chance that her middle initial of P stands for Prewitt for her great-grandmother's maiden name, who she was probably named after, Wealthy (Prewitt) Austin.

Wealthy is living with her son-in-law, John Hundley, in the 1900 Census, Henry Co., Virginia.

Obituary: Danville Register, Danville, Va., Thur., Apr 9, 1908 [edited]: Mrs. Wealthy A. Bullington died at her home in Henry County on March 28th, after a long illness. She was 71 years of age and a member of the Baptist church. She is survived by the following children: Mrs. J.R. Wells of Danville; Mrs. J.C. Hundley of Henry County, and William H. Bullington of South Carolina. She leaves a brother, C.F. Austin of Richmond and a sister, Mrs. C.A. Hundley of Henry County.

Note: There is some inconsistency in her age. Per her obituary, which could be transcribed incorrectly, she is 71, and died in 1908, yielding a birth year of about of about 1837. But, in the 1870 census, her age is 28, or born about 1842. However, in the 1850 census, she is 14, or born about 1836; this is roughly consistent with her obituary. In the 1860 census, there is only one Wealthy given name and that is of Wealthy Hankins, wife of Micajah Hankins, and she is 24, which is consistent with both her obituary, and the 1850 census. Thus, it seems that she has understated her age in the 1870 census by about 5-7 years, and that understating is consistent with her other siblings in 1870 (Susan and Daniel Taylor).

Wealthy married William H. Bullington,107,667,1303,1305 son of John C. Bullington and Susanna Branson, Dec 18, 1856 in Henry Co., VA 31,195,462,668.,669 William was born from 1833 to 1836 in Henry Co., VA.107,667,1305

Marriage Notes: Another source indicates they were married Dec 10, but that is probably the date of their marriage license.

Their marriage is recorded in the Bureau of Vital Statistics, Henry Co., Virginia Marriages, Book 1, 1853-1893, page 4, line 40, 18 Dec. 1856: William Bullington, 23, Single, Born/Resides Henry Co., Farmer, Son of Jno. & Susan, married Welthy P. Austin, 19, Single, Born/Resides Henry Co., Dau. of Dan'l. B. & Mary Austin.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1197 F    i. Cornelia E. Bullington 195,197,462,1242,1675,1676,1677 was born in Sep 1858 in VA,195,462,1676,1677 died Jul 25, 1916 in Danville, VA462 at age 57, and was buried Jul 27, 1916 in Bullington Cem., Axton, VA.462

+ 1198 F    ii. Melissa J. Bullington 195,668,670,1242,1678,1679,1680,1681 was born in May 1862 in Henry Co., VA.195,668,670,1678,1679,1680,1681

+ 1199 M    iii. William H. Bullington, Jr. 195,1242,1682,1683,1684 was born in Feb 1862 in Henry Co., VA.195,1682,1684

397. Joseph H. Austin 193,671 was born in 1844 in VA193,671 and died before Jun 14, 1900.672

General Notes: Joseph and John are apparently twins because they are both listed as age 6 on the 1850 Census, Henry Co., Virginia (family 94).

Research Notes: This link to his wife is not certain.

Joseph married Sarah Gravely,211,212,213,672 daughter of Jabez Leftwich Gravely and Martha L. Hankins,. Sarah was born in Nov 1849 in Henry Co., VA.211,212,213,672 Another name for Sarah was Sally.

Children from this marriage were:

   1200 M    i. William L. Austin 672 was born in Sep 1886 in NC.672

   1201 F    ii. Kate Gravely Austin 672 was born in Dec 1887 in NC.672

398. Daniel Taylor Austin 193,197,651,667,671,673,674 was born in 1848 in Henry Co., VA193,197,667,671,673,674 and died about 1886 in Henry Co., VA651 about age 38.

Research Notes: Taylor is listed as head-of-household in the 1880 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, E.D. 129, family #63, June 4: Taylor Auston, 33, works in tobacco factory, parents born in Virginia; Susan, 29, wife, keeping house, parents born in Virginia; Orran M., 1, son; all were born in Virginia.

His marriage information comes from the Henry Co., Virginia Marriage Register 1, p 68. They were 1st cousins.

Daniel died before June 21, 1900 because he was not listed in the Census.

Per the research of Bobby McLeod: Daniel died about 1886, I have excerpts from Susan's obit that states "Sister Austin's companion died 47 years ago today".

Daniel married Susan Eleanor Gravely,197,212,213,651,673,674,707 daughter of Jabez Leftwich Gravely and Martha L. Hankins, Jan 7, 1875 in Henry Co., VA 107,197,651,673.,674 Susan was born in 1852 in Henry Co., VA.197,212,213,673,674,707 Another name for Susan was Bettie.

Marriage Notes: They were both single.

Children from this marriage were:

   1202 F    i. Unnamed Austin 651 was born Aug 27, 1875651 and died Aug 28, 1875.651

   1203 F    ii. Unnamed Austin 651 was born Aug 27, 1875651 and died Sep 3, 1875.651

   1204 M    iii. Jabez A. Austin 651 was born in Jan 1878651 and died Jul 3, 1879651 at age 1.

+ 1205 M    iv. Orren Morton Austin 651,674,1685,1686 was born Apr 4, 1879 in VA,651,674,1685 died May 28, 1948651 at age 69, and was buried in Sherwood Mem. Park, Roanoke, VA.651

+ 1206 M    v. Harry Gravely Austin 651,672,1687 was born Apr 4, 1881,651,672 died Apr 17, 1964651 at age 83, and was buried in Church Hill Cem., Salem, VA.651

   1207 M    vi. Herbert Bell Austin 651,707 was born Nov 1, 1883 in VA,651,707 died Mar 31, 1959651 at age 75, and was buried in Sherwood Mem. Park, Roanoke, VA.651 He never married and had no children.

   1208 M    vii. Charles Fountain Austin 651,707 was born in Apr 1886 in VA651,707 and died after 1932.651

399. Samantha A. Austin 197,199,201,678 was born in 1835 in Henry Co., VA.197,199,201,678

Samantha married William R. Hankins,197,1688 son of John Hankins and Lucy Unknown, Apr 17, 1860 in Henry Co., VA 197,201.,1689 William was born in 1833 in Henry Co., VA678,1690 and died Oct 5, 1862 at age 29.

Marriage Notes: Their marriage is recorded in the Henry Co., VA Marriage Register 1, p 8. They were both single at the time of their marriage.

400. Julia Elmira Austin 199,200,202,679 was born in 1837 in VA.199,200,202,679

Research Notes: Elmira and her son Grief are living in the household of her parents in the 1860 census. Apparently she had her child out-of-wedlock. Her name is spelled Almire in the 1860 Census, and Elmira in the 1880 Census; it's presumed the newer census is probably correct. Elmira is also shown single, living with her parents in the 1880 census. There is a disconnect concerning her age as given in the 1850 Census and the 1880 Census.

Julia married someone.

Her child was:

+ 1209 M    i. Grief W. Austin 107,200,201,1691 was born in Mar 1860 in Henry Co., VA.107,200,201,1691 (Born out-of-wedlock)

401. James Roland Austin 199,200,213,680,681 was born from 1841 to 1842 in Henry Co., VA199,200,213,681,682 and died Jan 12, 1896 in Danville, VA at age 55. Another name for James was Joe.

Research Notes: James is listed in the household of Jabez Leftwich Gravely in the 1870 Census, Henry Co.,Virginia. That's because, Jabez's daughter, Susan, married Daniel Taylor Austin; Daniel and James were first cousins. Susan probably met Daniel through James. In this census, James is 28, single, farm laborer, and born in Virginia.

Per the 1880 census he was a shoemaker. His full name was James Roland, but his daughter's death certificate gave his name as Joe. He is 46 and thus born about 1846. However, in the 1870 census he is clearly 29, or born about 1841. Since they married in about 1863, he would have only been 17 or 18 if born in 1846. That is much too young for a male to marry for the times, and for that reason his birth year is believed to be about 1841.

James married Nancy M. Cox,31,680,681,1692,1693,1694,1695 daughter of William R. Cox and Minerva Jamina Cayton, Feb 1, 1863 in Rockingham Co., NC 680,681.,1694 Nancy was born Feb 13, 1844 in Henry Co., VA,31,680,681,1692,1693,1694,1695 died Nov 20, 1916 in Spray, Rockingham Co., NC31 at age 72, and was buried in First Bapt. Ch. Cem., Eden, NC.31 Another name for Nancy was Nannie.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1210 M    i. James Owen Berry Austin 31,681,1694,1696,1697,1698 was born in Nov 1863 in NC,31,681,1694,1698 died in 190531,1699 at age 42, and was buried in First Bapt. Ch. Cem., Eden, NC.31

+ 1211 F    ii. Ruth A. Austin 681,1694,1700 was born from 1864 to 1865 in NC.681,1694,1700

+ 1212 F    iii. Margaret E. Austin 681,1694,1695,1701 was born in 1867 in Rockingham Co., NC.681,1694,1695,1701

   1213 F    iv. Edith Floanne Austin 31,680,681,1694,1695 was born Jan 6, 1869 in VA,31,680,681,1694,1695 died Jul 4, 1937 in Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC31,680 at age 68, and was buried Jul 5, 1937 in Leaksville Bapt. Ch. Cem., Leaksville, NC.31,680 Another name for Edith was Flonnie. She never married and had no children. 31

   1214 F    v. Missouri Elizabeth Austin 681,682,1702 was born in Oct 1872 in NC,681,682,1702 died Dec 6, 1937 in Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC682 at age 65, and was buried Dec 7, 1937 in Leaksville Bapt. Ch. Cem., Leaksville, NC.682 She never married and had no children.

+ 1215 F    vi. Emma J. Austin 681,1695,1703,1704,1705,1706 was born Jul 19, 1877 in Henry Co., VA,681,1695,1703,1704,1705,1706 died Oct 4, 1952 in Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC1703 at age 75, and was buried Oct 5, 1952 in Overlook Cem. Maus., Eden, NC.1703

   1216 F    vii. Lizzie Austin 1695 was born in Oct 1877 in NC.1695

   1217 M    viii. William Marion Austin 681 was born in 1878 in VA.681

   1218 M    ix. Earnest E. Austin 31,681 was born Nov 8, 1877 in NC,31,681 died Apr 9, 190531 at age 27, and was buried in First Bapt. Ch. Cem., Eden, NC.31

+ 1219 M    x. Bringle Oliver Austin 31,1695,1707,1708,1709 was born Nov 14, 1880 in Henry Co., VA,31,1695,1707,1709 died Sep 12, 1958 in Spray, Rockingham Co., NC31,1707 at age 77, and was buried Sep 14, 1958 in Woodlawn Cem., Eden, NC.31,1707

402. Anna Austin 107,199,200,683 was born from 1844 to 1848 in Henry Co., VA199,200,683 and died before Nov 18, 1884. Another name for Anna was Amy.

Research Notes: She must have died prior to 18 Nov 1884, when her husband married her sister, Beulah Austin.

Anna married Harden W. Kendrick 107,683 Dec 3, 1868 in Henry Co., VA 107.,683 Harden was born in 1845 in VA.683

Children from this marriage were:

   1220 F    i. Ida Lee Kendrick 683 was born in Dec 1869 in VA.683

   1221 M    ii. Gilmore Kendrick 1710 was born Jul 23, 1873 in Callands, VA.1710

   1222 F    iii. Berdy Kendrick 1635 was born Sep 6, 1875 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.1635

403. Buenavista E. Austin 199,201,202 was born from 1847 to 1848 in Henry Co., VA.199,201,202

Research Notes: Buena isn't listed with her parents in the 1860 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, family #232, July 2, 1860. She was only about 12 in 1860 and should have been listed with her parents.

Buenavista married Harden W. Kendrick 107,683 Nov 18, 1884 in Pittsylvania Co., VA. Harden was born in 1845 in VA.683

405. Arabella W. Austin 200,201,202,675,684,685,686 was born in Feb 1851 in Henry Co., VA200,201,202,684,686 and died before Sep 18, 1916.687 Another name for Arabella was Belle.

General Notes: There marriage license states that Belle was an Austin, and her father was J. Austin.

Research Notes: The 1870 census names her as Alberta.

Arabella married Peyton W. Austin,686,687,1712,1713,1714 son of Robert Austin and Letitia Austin, Apr 28, 1886 in Henry Co., VA 675,686.,1715 Peyton was born in Mar 1860 in Henry Co., VA.685,686,687,1712,1713,1714

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1223 F    i. Elva M. Austin 685,686,1716,1717 was born in Jun 1886 in Henry Co., VA685,686 and died in 1920685 at age 34.

   1224 F    ii. Jettie M. Austin 685,686 was born in Mar 1888 in Henry Co., VA.685,686

   1225 F    iii. Annie L. Austin 685,686 was born in May 1891 in Henry Co., VA.685,686

   1226 M    iv. Moten C. Austin 685,686 was born in Dec 1894 in Henry Co., VA.685,686

406. Mary Jane Hankins 206,688,689 was born in Mar 1847 in Jonesburg, Warren Co., MO206,688,689 and died in Feb 1927207 at age 79.

General Notes: According to her niece, Jo Ann Kinion, "My Aunt Mary Jane Muse's branch has had several command performances with the Russian Symphony." Jo Ann is referring to her families musical talent and training.

Research Notes: In the 1900 census she is 53, born March 1847, married 24 years, 7-of-7 children living, and her parents were born in Virginia.

In the 1920 census she is 72, a widow, living in the household of her son-in-law, James Muse, and her parents were born in Virginia.

Mary married James Edward Muse 206,688 in 1875 206.,688 James was born in Mar 1849 in VA206,688 and died before Jan 22, 1920.689

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1227 M    i. William Henry Muse 206,688,689 was born Dec 29, 1875 in Warrenton, Warren Co., MO.206,688,689

+ 1228 M    ii. Thomas Alva Muse 206,688,1718,1719 was born Sep 11, 1877 in Warrenton, Warren Co., MO206,688,1718,1719 and died in 1947207 at age 70.

+ 1229 F    iii. Ann Elizabeth Muse 207,688 was born in Mar 1882 in Warrenton, Warren Co., MO688 and died Sep 28, 1915207 at age 33.

+ 1230 M    iv. James Albert Muse 207,688,1720 was born Nov 20, 1883 in Olden, Howell Co., MO207,688,1720 and died Feb 11, 1934207 at age 50.

+ 1231 M    v. John Ellis Muse 688,1721,1722 was born Oct 12, 1887 in Olden, Howell Co., MO688,1721,1722 and died Apr 28, 1958207,1722 at age 70.

+ 1232 F    vi. Sarah Frances Muse 207,688 was born Oct 12, 1887 in Olden, Howell Co., MO207,688 and died in 1961207 at age 74.

+ 1233 M    vii. Arthur Marion Muse 207,688,1723 was born Mar 17, 1890 in Olden, Howell Co., MO207,688,1723 and died in 1962207 at age 72.

407. Sarah Loutisha Hankins 203,690 was born Jul 20, 1848 in Warren Co., MO,203,690 died Apr 24, 1913 in Jonesburg, Warren Co., MO207 at age 64, and was buried in Warrenton City Cem., Warrenton, MO.207 Another name for Sarah was Tish.

Sarah married William B. Broocke 31,690 Dec 18, 1872 in Warren Co., MO 31.,690 William was born Apr 27, 1848,31 died Feb 5, 1905 in Saint Louis, MO31 at age 56, and was buried in Warrenton City Cem., Warrenton, MO.31

The child from this marriage was:

+ 1234 M    i. Ebbie Ray Broocke 31 was born Dec 10, 1876 in Warren Co., MO,31 died Jul 21, 1948 in Warren Co., MO31 at age 71, and was buried in Warrenton City Cem., Warrenton, MO.31

408. Martha A. Hankins 31,691 was born Mar 6, 1851 in Warren Co., MO,31,691 died Jul 4, 1919 in Hunt Co., TX31 at age 68, and was buried in Scatter Branch Cem., Hunt Co., TX.31 Another name for Martha was Mattie.

Martha married Nathan Hutcherson,31,691 son of Benjamin Hutcherson and Mary Gordon, from about 1870 to 1871 in MO.691 Nathan was born Jun 22, 1848 in Warren Co., MO,31,691 died Jul 9, 1903 in Hunt Co., TX31 at age 55, and was buried in Scatter Branch Cem., Hunt Co., TX.31

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1235 F    i. Elinora Lee Hutcherson 691,1724,1725,1726 was born in Oct 1871 in Fayette, Howard Co., MO,691,1726 died Dec 3, 1955 in Pittsburg, Camp Co., TX1725 at age 84, and was buried in Ebenezer Cem., Pittsburg, Camp Co., TX.1725

+ 1236 M    ii. Audie O. Hutcherson 691,1727,1728,1729 was born in 1875 in Warren Co., MO.691,1729

   1237 M    iii. Talbot Wilmer Hutcherson 691,1730,1731 was born Nov 15, 1876 in Warren Co., MO691,1730,1731 and died Oct 22, 1946 in Commerce, Hunt Co., TX1730 at age 69. Another name for Talbot was Tollie.

+ 1238 F    iv. Berta Mae Hutcherson 207,691 was born in Jan 1878 in Warren Co., MO207,691 and died Sep 10, 1936 in Mt. Pleasant, Titus Co., TX207 at age 58.

+ 1239 M    v. William B. Hutcherson 207,1732,1733 was born from 1880 to 1881 in MO207,1733 and died in 1957 in Hunt Co., TX207 at age 77.

+ 1240 F    vi. Cora Maude Hutcherson 1731,1734 was born Apr 15, 1890 in Commerce, Hunt Co., TX1731,1734 and died Nov 27, 1950 in Hunt Co., TX207 at age 60.


409. George Albert Hankins 203,692 was born in Feb 1852 in Warren Co., MO,203,207,692 died in 1943207 at age 91, and was buried in Union Hill Cem., Howell Co., MO.207

George married Laura A. Mahoney 207,692 Nov 24, 1875 in Warren Co., MO 207.,692 Laura was born in Sep 1852 in KY,207,692 died in 1946207 at age 94, and was buried in Union Hill Cem., Howell Co., MO.207

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1241 F    i. Alice M. Hankins 692,1735 was born in Sep 1876 in Fayette, Howard Co., MO692,1735 and died in 1970207 at age 94.

+ 1242 M    ii. Joseph Henry Hankins 207,692 was born Dec 17, 1882 in Fayette, Howard Co., MO,207,692 died Jan 10, 1920207 at age 37, and was buried in Union Hill Cem., Howell Co., MO.207

   1243 F    iii. Betty R. Hankins 692 was born in Oct 1884 in Fayette, Howard Co., MO.207,692

+ 1244 F    iv. Mary Jane Hankins 207,692,1736 was born in Dec 1886 in Fayette, Howard Co., MO207,692,1736 and died in 1973207 at age 87.

   1245 M    v. Charlie Hankins 692 was born Aug 10, 1888 in Fayette, Howard Co., MO,207,692 died Dec 6, 1973207 at age 85, and was buried in Union Hill Cem., Howell Co., MO.

+ 1246 F    vi. Minnie E. Hankins 692 was born in Feb 1893 in Fayette, Howard Co., MO.207,692


410. Joseph Henry Hankins 203,217,693,694,695 was born Jan 15, 1856 in Warrenton, Warren Co., MO,203,694,695 died Mar 14, 1939 in Warrenton, Warren Co., MO207 at age 83, and was buried Mar 16, 1939 in Warrenton City Cem., Warrenton, MO.207

Research Notes: In the 1880 census he is 24, single, and living in the household of his brother-in-law, John Farrow.

Joseph married Fanny Mae Key 207,1737 Sep 29, 1886 in Warren Co., MO 217.,693 Fanny died May 3, 1909.207

Joseph next married Sophia A. Koch 217,695 Dec 28, 1911 in Belleville, St. Clair Co., IL 217.,695 Sophia was born in 1891 in MO.695

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1247 F    i. Jo Ann Hankins 695,1356,1738,1739 was born Nov 8, 1915 in Warrenton, Warren Co., MO695,1356,1738,1739 and died Dec 13, 20121356 at age 97.

   1248 M    ii. George Albert Hankins 207 was born Dec 6, 1924 in Warren Co., MO,207 died Dec 7, 1924,207 and was buried in Warrenton City Cem., Warrenton, MO.207

411. Elizabeth Ellen Hankins 203,694 was born Sep 13, 1857 in Warren Co., MO203,207,694 and died Sep 24, 1890 in Commerce, Hunt Co., TX207 at age 33.

Elizabeth married John Adams Farrow,694,1740,1741 son of Thomas Farrow and Ann Unknown, Dec 9, 1875 in Warren Co., MO 694.,1740 John was born in Feb 1853 in Fayette, Howard Co., MO.694,1740,1741

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1249 F    i. Anna E. Farrow 207,694 was born in 1877 in Fayette, Howard Co., MO.694

+ 1250 F    ii. Minnie O. Farrow 694,1740,1742 was born in Nov 1878 in Fayette, Howard Co., MO.694,1740,1742

+ 1251 M    iii. Will T. Farrow 1740,1743,1744 was born in Apr 1881 in TX.1740,1743,1744

+ 1252 F    iv. Lucy Farrow 207,1740 was born in Dec 1883 in TX.1740

+ 1253 M    v. Charles Emerson Farrow 207,1740 was born in Dec 1885 in TX207,1740 and died in 1956207 at age 71.

+ 1254 F    vi. Emma Lee Farrow 1740,1745,1746 was born Jul 16, 1890 in Commerce, Hunt Co., TX,1740,1745,1746 died Sep 18, 1963 in Dallas, TX1745 at age 73, and was buried Sep 19, 1963 in Dallas, TX.1745


412. William Moses Hankins 206,207 was born Jan 16, 1862 in Warren Co., MO,206,207 died Feb 22, 1946 in Lamar, CO207 at age 84, and was buried in Gate Cem., Gate, OK.207


William married Martha Ellen Elledge,207 daughter of Isaac Elledge and Elizabeth Briggs, Dec 22, 1887 in Howell Co., MO.207 Martha was born Dec 18, 1871 in West Plains, Howell Co., MO,207 died Jun 19, 1935 in Gate, Beaver Co., OK207 at age 63, and was buried in Gate Cem., Gate, OK.207 Another name for Martha was Mattie.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1255 F    i. Leila Pearl Hankins 207 was born Jan 3, 1888 in West Plains, Howell Co., MO,207 died Aug 15, 1975 in Buffalo, Harper Co., OK207 at age 87, and was buried in Gate, Beaver Co., OK.207

+ 1256 F    ii. Ina Elizabeth Hankins 207 was born Dec 26, 1888 in West Plains, Howell Co., MO207 and died Apr 25, 1973 in Colorado Springs, CO207 at age 84.

+ 1257 M    iii. Earl Dixon Hankins 1747 was born from 1891 to 1892 in MO,1747 died Dec 27, 1951 in Seattle, King Co., WA207 at age 60, and was buried Jan 3, 1952 in Riverton Crest Cem., Seattle, WA.207

   1258 M    iv. Henry Hankins 207 was born before 1895.207

+ 1259 M    v. Joseph A. Hankins 207,1748 was born May 29, 1896 in OK,207 died about 1958 in Albuquerque, Bernalillo Co., NM207 about age 62, and was buried in Pueblo, Pueblo Co., CO.

+ 1260 M    vi. Oral Chester Hankins 207 was born Mar 1, 1898 in Mounds, Creek Co., OK,207 died Jun 16, 1972 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co., OK207 at age 74, and was buried in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co., OK.207

+ 1261 F    vii. Ollie May Hankins 207 was born in 1900 in Lexington, OK,207 died in 1930 in Beaver, Beaver Co., OK207 at age 30, and was buried in Gate Cem., Gate, OK.207

413. Virginia F. Hankins 206,696,697 was born in 1864 in Warren Co., MO206,698 and died Dec 13, 1891 at age 27. Another name for Virginia was Jennie.

Virginia married James Henry Hutcherson,696,697,1749 son of Henry H. Hutcherson and Frances N. Riddle, Oct 6, 1881 in Warren Co., MO 696.,697 James was born in 1861 in MO698,1749 and died in 1945 at age 84.

Children from this marriage were:

   1262 U    i. Unknown Hutcherson 207 was born before 1882.

   1263 M    ii. Laura Hutcherson .207

   1264 F    iii. Jennie Frances Hutcherson 207 died in 1891.207

+ 1265 M    iv. William Leftrich Hutcherson 1750 was born in 1884 in MO1750 and died in 1958 in Brown Co., TX207 at age 74.

+ 1266 F    v. Alice Elner Hutcherson 698,1751,1752,1753 was born in 1884 in MO698,1751,1752,1753 and died Apr 14, 1975 in San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX1751 at age 91.

+ 1267 F    vi. Mertie Elizabeth Hutcherson 1754,1755,1756,1757 was born Oct 6, 1886 in MO,1755,1756,1757 died Jan 18, 1960 in Brownwood, Brown Co., TX1755 at age 73, and was buried Jan 19, 1960 in Bangs Cem., Bangs, TX.1755

+ 1268 M    vii. Forest Lee Hutcherson 1758,1759 was born Jan 20, 1888 in Hunt Co., TX207,1758,1759 and died in 1959 in NM (prob.)207 at age 71.

+ 1269 F    viii. Dora Ethel Hutcherson 1760 was born from 1890 to 1891 in TX.1760

415. John William Gravely 211,462,475,701 was born Jan 11, 1837 in Leatherwood, VA,211,462,475,701 died Feb 14, 1917 in Martinsville, Henry Co., VA462 at age 80, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA.462 The cause of his death was Heart trouble.

General Notes: John died in his son's home on Church Street, Martinsville, Virginia.

Research Notes: In the U.S. Civil War he was with Co. F, 42d Regiment, Virginia Troops, CSA.

In 1910, he is living in the household of his son, Thomas. He is 73, and a widow. He and his parents were born in Virginia.

Obituary: The Henry Bulletin, Martinsville, Va., Fri., Feb. 16, 1917 [edited]: John William Gravely, 80 years of age, died suddenly from heart trouble Wednesday evening at the home of his son, Mr. T.E. Gravely, Church St. He was the son of Mr. Leftwich Gravely of near Graystone, and was born in this county near Leatherwood. At the beginning of the US Civil War, he enlisted and was a member of the 42nd Virginia Regiment. He was wounded at the battle of Gettysburg. He was married about 1861 to Miss Eleanor Gravely who died a few years afterwards. He is survived by a son, Mr. T.E. Gravely, a prominent merchant of this city. Burial at Oakwood Cemetery.

John married Eleanor Parmelia Gravely,183,475,1761,1762 daughter of Joseph King Gravely and Permelia Eleanor Stultz, Feb 6, 1861 in Henry Co., VA.475 Eleanor was born Jan 1, 1842 in Henry Co., VA183,475,1761,1762 and died before Apr 20, 1910.701

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 475

The child from this marriage was:

+ 1270 M    i. Thomas Eleanor Gravely 561,701,884,1763,1764,1765,1766 was born Oct 1, 1862 in Henry Co., VA,701,1763,1765,1766 died Feb 22, 19481766 at age 85, and was buried in Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA.1766

416. James Fountain Gravely 209,211,462,702,703,704,705,706 was born in 1837 in Henry Co., VA209,211,462,703,704,705,706 and died Dec 11, 1915 in Whitmell, Pittsylvania Co., VA209,462 at age 78.

Research Notes: James is listed as head-of-household in the 1860 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, family #247, July 3: James, 22, farmer, personal property valued at $100; Mary, 17; and Nancy, 8/12; all were born in Virginia.

James is listed as head-of-household in the 1870 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, family #12, June 29: Jas. F. Gravely, 32, farm laborer, property valued at $200; Mary F., 25, keeping house; Nancy, 10, at home, can't write; Adea F., 7, at home; Annes or Ammes (sic), 3, at home; all were born in Virginia.

Obituary: The Henry Bulletin, Dec. 17, 1915 [edited]: The death of Mr. J. Fountaine Gravely, a resident of Pittsylvania County, occurred at his home near Whitmel last Saturday. Mr. Gravely was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Jabez Leftwich Gravely and was born near Breckenridge, VA in Henry Co. in 1838. When the US Civil War broke out, Mr. Gravely became a member of Company F of the 42nd VA Regiment and served in that company during the entire war. The deceased leaves one brother, J. W. Gravely of this place, two sisters, Susan and Sallie, two sons, Rufus and Walter and several daughters.

James married Mary Ellen Hall,702,703,704,705,1767 daughter of William C. Hall and Susan J. Unknown, Oct 12, 1858 in Henry Co., VA 703,704,705.,1768 Mary was born from 1842 to 1845 in VA703,704,705,1767 and died Jul 30, 1895209,706 at age 53.

Children from this marriage were:

   1271 F    i. Nancy Wade Gravely 209,703,704,705 was born Aug 8, 1859 in VA.209,703,704,705 Another name for Nancy was Nannie.

+ 1272 F    ii. Ada Gravely 31,1518,1520,1521,1522 was born Aug 24, 1862 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,1518,1520,1521,1522 died Jan 16, 192531 at age 62, and was buried in Church Hill Cem., Salem, VA.31

+ 1273 F    iii. Anna Amy Gravely 107,209,704,705,1769,1770,1771,1772 was born Sep 24, 1866 in Henry Co., VA.107,209,704,705,1770,1771,1772

+ 1274 M    iv. Walter Gravely 209,705 was born Jul 28, 1870 in VA.209,705

+ 1275 F    v. Ida F. Gravely 706,1773,1774,1775 was born in 1876 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.706,1774,1775

+ 1276 M    vi. Rufus Gravely 209,706,784,1776,1777,1778 was born Dec 17, 1876 in Leatherwood, VA.209,706,1776,1777,1778

418. Sarah Gravely 211,212,213,672 was born in Nov 1849 in Henry Co., VA.211,212,213,672 Another name for Sarah was Sally.

Research Notes: Sally is listed with her parents in the 1850 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, July 30, 1850, family #41: Sally Gravely, 8/12s, born in Virginia. With the census taken July 30, 1850 and Sally 8-months old at that time, then she was born in either Nov or Dec of 1849.

In the 1870 Census, she is listed as Sally Clement, obviously married, but probably widowed. Her husband was probably killed in the U.S. Civil War.

In the 1900 census she is head-of-household, 50, born Nov 1849, a widow, 3-of-4 children living, and her parents were born in Virginia.

Sarah married Unknown Clement 107.,214 Unknown died before Jun 24, 1880.214

The child from this marriage was:

   1277 M    i. Edwin C. Clement 214 was born from 1869 to 1870 in VA.214

Sarah next married Joseph H. Austin,193,671 son of Daniel Bell Austin and Mary Ann Hankins,. Joseph was born in 1844 in VA193,671 and died before Jun 14, 1900.672

(Duplicate Line. See Person 397)

419. Susan Eleanor Gravely 197,212,213,651,673,674,707 was born in 1852 in Henry Co., VA.197,212,213,673,674,707 Another name for Susan was Bettie.

Research Notes: She undoubtedly was born after July 30, 1850 because that is the date of the 1850 census for her parents, and she isn't listed in that census.

Susas is listed with her husband in the 1880 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, pg 55C: Susan Auston, 29, born in Virginia, white, married, keeping house, parents born in Virginia.

Susan is listed as head-of-household in the 1900 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, E.D. 51, family #185, June 21: Susan Austin, 49, widowed, born Jan 1851 in Virginia, 4 of 7 children living; Herbert B., 16, son, born Nov 1883 in Virginia; Charles F., 14, son, born Apr 1886 in Virginia.

Per the research of Bobby McLeod: The last years of her life she lived with her son, Herbert, on Main Street in Salem, Virginia. According to oral family history, Daniel and Susan lost their first three children. They had 4 sons survive and live to adulthood.

Susan married Daniel Taylor Austin,193,197,651,667,671,673,674 son of Daniel Bell Austin and Mary Ann Hankins, Jan 7, 1875 in Henry Co., VA 107,197,651,673.,674 Daniel was born in 1848 in Henry Co., VA193,197,667,671,673,674 and died about 1886 in Henry Co., VA651 about age 38.

Marriage Notes: They were both single.

(Duplicate Line. See Person 398)

422. Sophia Jane Hankins 31,217,708 was born Dec 21, 1857 in Bridgeport, Warren Co., MO,31 died Sep 18, 1939 in Bellflower, Montgomery Co., MO31 at age 81, and was buried in Warrenton City Cem., Warrenton, MO.31

General Notes: Sophia Jane Hankins married Henry William Fletemeyer sometime prior to 1880. The couple was living in Bridgeport Twp, Warren County, MO, in 1880 with daughter Nettie, age two months. Known children of this couple follow: Nettie June, Julia Ann, Irene Venora, Irvin Henry, Lucy Frances, Grover Cleveland, Walter Scott, and Florence Alexander (Polly).

Mrs. Fletemeyer's Missouri death certificate reports that her parents, Alex Hankins and Ann Foster, were born in VA. Informant was her husband, William Henry Fletemeyer of Bellflower: Sophia J. Fletemeyer September _, 1939 Montgomery 33042.

Sophia married Henry W. Fletemeyer,31,708 son of Wilhelm Fletemeyer and Christina Elizabeth Schröer, Apr 20, 1879 217.,708 Henry was born Sep 19, 1853 in Bridgeport, Warren Co., MO,31 died Apr 16, 1943 in St. Anthony's Hosp., Saint Louis, MO31 at age 89, and was buried in Warrenton City Cem., Warrenton, MO.31

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1278 F    i. Nettie June Fletemeyer 207 was born Mar 4, 1880207 and died Jul 11, 1907 in CA207 at age 27.

   1279 F    ii. Julia Ann Fletemeyer 207 was born Nov 11, 1881207 and died Jul 6, 1882.207

+ 1280 F    iii. Irene Venora Fletemeyer 31,708 was born Apr 30, 1883 in Case, MO,31 died Sep 21, 1965 in Saint Louis, MO31 at age 82, and was buried in Warrenton City Cem., Warrenton, MO.31

   1281 M    iv. Irvin Henry Fletemeyer 207 was born Apr 14, 1885207 and died Dec 24, 1888207 at age 3.

   1282 F    v. Lucy Francis Fletemeyer 31 was born Nov 11, 1891 in Warren Co., MO,31 died Oct 4, 1956 in Saint Louis, MO31 at age 64, and was buried in Warrenton City Cem., Warrenton, MO.31

+ 1283 M    vi. Grover Cleveland Fletemeyer 31,708 was born Mar 3, 1890 in Case, Warren Co., MO,31 died Dec 5, 1965 in Troy, Lincoln Co., MO31 at age 75, and was buried in Warrenton City Cem., Warrenton, MO.31

+ 1284 M    vii. Walter Scott Fletemeyer 31,708 was born Feb 27, 1892 in Warren Co., MO,31 died Jun 4, 1962 in MO31 at age 70, and was buried in Warrenton City Cem., Warrenton, MO.31

+ 1285 M    viii. Florence Alexander Fletemeyer 31 was born Aug 22, 1894 in Warren Co., MO,31 died Jan 25, 1971 in Jonesburg, MO31 at age 76, and was buried in Jonesburg City Cem., Jonesburg, MO.31

433. Naomi Cissell Covington 220,712 was born Dec 28, 1817 in TN.220,712

Naomi had a relationship with someone. Marriage status: an affair.

Her child was:

+ 1286 F    i. Mary Ann Covington 220 was born May 9, 1838.709

Naomi married Willis Lamb 220,709,712 Oct 17, 1847 in TN 220,709.,712 Willis was born Jan 15, 1813 in Eaglesville, Rutherford Co., TN709,712 and died May 20, 1873709 at age 60.

Children from this marriage were:

   1287 F    i. Emily Lamb 712 was born from 1851 to 1852 in TN.712

+ 1288 M    ii. Samuel Pillar Lamb 712,1779 was born Sep 4, 1855 in Rutherford Co., TN712,1779 and died Sep 13, 1939 in Nashville, Davidson Co., TN1779 at age 84.

+ 1289 M    iii. Richard Hatten Lamb 220,712 was born Mar 24, 1857 in TN709,712 and died in 1923709 at age 66.

   1290 M    iv. James Lamb 712 was born in 1858 in TN.712

   1291 M    v. John Lamb 712 was born from 1859 to 1860 in TN.712

   1292 F    vi. Eliza Ann Lamb 220,712 was born from 1860 to 1861 in TN.712

434. Thomas Harden Perkins Covington 220,709,713,714 was born Aug 15, 1819 in Rutherford Co., TN220,709,714,715 and died about 1893220,709 about age 74.

General Notes: They lived on a farm West of North Road, near Puckett's store. There son, John, told about his father riding horseback into Eagleville to find our what was happening when he had heard that the Yankees were there. He was captured, but they let him go when he told them he had a new baby (Emery) and was looking for the doctor. John also told about his mother, Melissa, using the spinning wheel, copper wire, and a boll of cotton to start fires, and about neighbors borrowing coals to start their fires.

Thomas married Malissa Ann Hendrix,709,713,714,1780 daughter of Adam Hendrix and Mary Franklin Jackson, Oct 5, 1858 in Rutherford Co., TN 220,709,713.,714 Malissa was born in 1833 in Rutherford Co., TN.709,714,715,1780

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1293 M    i. William Emery Covington 1781 was born Sep 3, 1862 in Rutherford Co., TN,1781 died Feb 9, 1943 in Rutherford Co., TN1781 at age 80, and was buried Feb 10, 1943 in Carlton Cem., Rockvale, TN.1781

+ 1294 M    ii. James Hendrix Covington 709 was born Feb 10, 1864709 and died about 1950 in Hesperia, MI709 about age 86.

+ 1295 F    iii. Annie Laura Covington 709,1782,1783 was born Mar 13, 1866 in TN709,1783 and died about 1957709,1783 about age 91.

   1296 F    iv. Cora Franklin Covington 709 was born Sep 2, 1867.709

+ 1297 M    v. Thomas Adam Covington 709,1784,1785,1786,1787 was born Apr 15, 1869 in TN709,1785,1786,1787 and died about 1933709 about age 64.

+ 1298 M    vi. John Nathan Covington 709,715,1788 was born Mar 25, 1871 in TN709,715 and died in Apr 1962709 at age 91.

436. Mary Ann Covington 716,717 was born Jun 15, 1823.

Mary married John Perry Kelly 716.,717

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1299 F    i. Kate Kelly 31,1789 was born Nov 24, 1859 in TN,31,1789 died Nov 21, 1931 in Knoxville, TN31,1789 at age 71, and was buried Nov 22, 1931 in Woodlawn Cem., Knoxville, TN.31,1789

+ 1300 F    ii. Bell M. Kelly 1790,1791,1792,1793 was born Oct 14, 1863 in Knox Co., TN,1791,1792,1793 died Apr 28, 1945 in Knoxville, TN1791 at age 81, and was buried May 1, 1945 in Woodlawn Cem., Knoxville, TN.1791

437. John A. Covington 220 was born Jun 6, 1825,220 died Jan 28, 1899220 at age 73, and was buried in Covington Cem., Murfreesboro, TN.220

General Notes: John was a carpenter. He moved to Covington, Tennessee about 1861.

John married Malvira D. Mayberry.220 Malvira was born Mar 7, 1840709 and died Feb 27, 1869709 at age 28.

438. Jemima Jane Covington 709,718,719 was born Nov 6, 1826 in TN709,719 and died Nov 17, 1858 in Rover, Bedford Co., TN709 at age 32.

General Notes: They lived in the Versailles area of Tennessee. Jemima and her infant daughter were buried in the same grave at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery. Jemima and her daughter died together during childbirth.

Jemima married John R. Holton 718,719 Jun 14, 1843 in Rutherford Co., TN 709,718.,719 John was born from 1823 to 1824 in NC.719

Marriage Notes: Another source says they married on June 10, but that may be the marriage license date.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1301 F    i. Susan Henrietta Holton 719,1794 was born from 1843 to 1844 in TN.719

+ 1302 M    ii. Charles R. Holton 709,719,1795,1796 was born in Oct 1845 in TN719,1796 and died before 1910.

+ 1303 F    iii. Ann Eliza J. Holton 709,719,723 was born in 1847 in TN.709,719

+ 1304 M    iv. Thomas Andrew Holton 1797,1798,1799 was born Feb 18, 1856 in TN,1798,1799 died May 28, 1889 in Nashville, Davidson Co., TN1798 at age 33, and was buried in Eagleville, Rutherford Co., TN.1798

439. Sarah Ann America Covington 220,226,711 was born Jun 7, 1828 in TN.220,711

Sarah married Prior Fears 226,711 Jan 8, 1851 in Rutherford Co., TN 220,226.,711 Prior was born in 1820 in TN.711

Children from this marriage were:

   1305 M    i. William T. Fears 31,711 was born in 1852 in TN,31,711 died in 193131 at age 79, and was buried in Riverside Cem., Hopkinsville, KY.31

   1306 M    ii. Anderson Fears 711 was born in 1854 in TN.711

   1307 F    iii. Melissa A. Fears 711 was born in 1855 in TN.711

   1308 M    iv. Robert H. Fears 711 was born in 1857 in TN.711

   1309 M    v. Edward Pryor Fears 31,711 was born in 1861 in TN,31,711 died in 191831 at age 57, and was buried in Riverside Cem., Hopkinsville, KY.31

+ 1310 M    vi. James R. Fears 31,711,1800 was born May 25, 1865 in Christian Co., KY,31,711 died Apr 24, 1948 in Hopkinsville, Christian Co., KY31 at age 82, and was buried in Riverside Cem., Hopkinsville, KY.31

   1311 M    vii. Noel T. Fears 711 was born in 1868 in KY.711

441. Unknown Covington 220 was born in 1831.

Unknown married Keith Hendrix.

442. Larkin Anderson Covington, Jr. 220,226,720,721,722 was born in Nov 1833 in TN.220,720,721,722

General Notes: A letter from John A. Covington, Covington, Tennessee, dated 1893 said that Larkin M. Covington had moved to Florida.

Larkin married Sarah E. Fagan 226,720 Jun 12, 1851 in Rutherford Co., TN 220,226,720.,722 Sarah was born in 1838 in TN.720

Children from this marriage were:

   1312 M    i. Thomas H. Covington 721,722 was born in Dec 1857 in TN.721,722

   1313 M    ii. John R. Covington 720 was born in 1860 in TN.720

   1314 F    iii. Emily A. Covington 720 was born in 1862 in TN.720

   1315 M    iv. William Covington 720 was born in 1867 in KY.720

   1316 F    v. America Covington 720 was born in 1869 in KY.720

Larkin next married Mary B. Popejoy 721,722 in 1874.722 Mary was born in Mar 1855 in TN.721,722

Children from this marriage were:

   1317 M    i. James Covington 721 was born in 1875 in TX.721

   1318 F    ii. Mamie Covington 721 was born in 1879 in TX.721

   1319 M    iii. Robert Ewell Covington 722,1801 was born Nov 19, 1883 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX722,1801 and died Sep 6, 1962 in Houston, TX1801 at age 78.

+ 1320 F    iv. Eula Mary Covington 722,1802,1803,1804 was born Aug 20, 1886 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX,722,1803,1804 died Mar 22, 1974 in Port Arthur, Jefferson Co., TX at age 87, and was buried in Greenlawn Mem. Pk., Groves, TX.

   1321 M    v. William W. Covington 722 was born in Feb 1890 in TX.722

   1322 F    vi. Hazel B. Covington 722 was born in Apr 1897 in TX.

444. Julia Elizabeth Covington 220,723 was born in 1836.220

Julia married William Ransom Ray,709,723 son of William M. Ray and Elizabeth Jane Jackson, Jan 30, 1859 in Rutherford Co., TN 220.,723 William was born Sep 17, 1837709 and died Jun 19, 1894709 at age 56.

445. William Franklin Covington 220 was born in 1838 in TN220 and died before 1866.

General Notes: William died during the U.S. Civil War as a Prisoner of War at Camp Morton, Indiana.

William married Ruthy F. C. Hendrix,220,1780,1805,1806 daughter of Adam Hendrix and Mary Franklin Jackson, Jun 22, 1858.220 Ruthy was born in May 1836 in TN709,1780,1805,1806,1807 and died in 1913709 at age 77.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1323 F    i. Mary S. Covington 1784,1807 was born in 1860 in TN.1784,1807

+ 1324 M    ii. James Robert Covington 709,1805,1806,1808 was born in Oct 1862 in TN1805,1806 and died in 1912 at age 50.

446. Robert Weston Covington 709,724 was born in 1839.709

General Notes: They moved to the Nashville, Tennessee area.

Robert married Elizabeth Graham 724 Dec 31, 1863 in Williamson Co., TN 220.,724

447. Samuel Pinkney William Maxwell 49,725,726 was born Oct 6, 1818 in Rutherford Co., NC49,725,726 and died in DeKalb Co., TN.726 Another name for Samuel was Sam.

Research Notes: In 1878, Sam was Sheriff of DeKalb Co., Tennessee (per Goodspeed’s History of TN, p. 850).

Per the book DeKalb County History, Chapter 11, p. 123: Sam was a former postmaster for Smithville, Tennessee.

Sam is listed in the 1850 Tennessee Census, p. 232: Samuel P.W. Maxwell, Smith Co., Tennessee (no Twp listed).

There is some debate as to Sam’s relationship to John and Elizabeth Maxwell. Family tradition always stated that he was their son, but records were incomplete and it could never be proved, but proof now exists and is included below.

Per the family, “Sam Pinkney Williams was mother’s grandfather and Uncle Sam (mother’s brother was named Samuel William Pinkney for his grandfather). Samuel William Pinkney was a Revolutionary War General, and it was customary to name children for officers.” Proof comes in strange places: William had trouble collecting his war pension due to the loss of his discharge papers. For many years, testimony in Tennessee Courts was given by various persons to prove that he fought the war, and later to prove that Elizabeth was in fact his widow and had the right to receive his pension after his death. The following is a declaration made in court by Sam on 7 Oct 1844 (remember that Sam was born on 6 Oct 1818):

“State of Tennessee, Smith County. " On this day personally appeared in open court Samuel P.W. Maxwell, grandson and legal heir of William Maxwell and Elizabeth Maxwell his wife, aged 26, being a resident of the county and state aforesaid, who being first duly sworn according to law doth in his oath make the following Declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the provision made by the Act of Congress passed July 7, 1838, and the Joint Resolution of the 16th August 1844 granting half pay and pension to certain widows. That he is the grandson and legal heir of Elizabeth Maxwell widow of William Maxwell deceased who was a Pensioner of the United States and that the said Elizabeth Maxwell made application for a Pension under act of 7th July 1838 entitled ‘an act granting half pay and pensions to certain widows’. That said pension has never been allowed and that the said Elizabeth Maxwell died on the 8th day of February 1841 leaving the following children and grandchildren as her legal heirs and representatives to wit William Maxwell, Robert Maxwell, Nancy Love, the heir of John Maxwell deceased, the heirs of Jesse Maxwell, the heirs of Elizabeth Maxwell and the heirs of James Maxwell and that they are her only heirs. He further declares that the said Elizabeth Maxwell remained the widow of said William Maxwell until her death as above stated. Sworn to in open court this 7th day of October.” “Samuel P.W. Maxwell” The Clerk of the Court submitted proof of testimony” “J.J. Bennett, State of Tennessee, Smith Co. “I, John J. Bennett, clerk of Smith County Court hereby certify that the written declaration was produced in open court and was duly sworn to by Samuel P. Maxwell, at the October Term 1844 of said Court. “In testimony thereof I have hereto set my hand and affixed my seal of office, at office in Carthage the 5th day of October 1844.”

Per notes from Annelle Bensen: “During the Civil War part of DeKalb Co., Tennessee fought on the side of the North and part on the side of the South; brothers often taking different side. My Grandfather, James Jarvis Maxwell fought on the side of the North and I asked Uncle Kai why they did. He says he can hear them say, ‘I cannot take up arms and fight against the government my forefathers fought to establish.’ After that I felt better about having Union soldiers in the family.”

Note: There is still much question about who Sam's parent were. The above oath in Smith Co., Tennessee does much to narrow down the choices, and probably the only two choices are either John or James J. Maxwell.

Summarization by James C. "Jim" Hankins: Per the research of L.E. Mullen, concerning the Oath (above) in Smith Co., Tennessee. I (Jim) read it several times and had to ponder it closely before the facts became obvious. Sam is making an oath that he is the "grandson" (it's important that he said grandson) of William & Elizabeth Maxwell. The oath concerns his grandfather William's Revolutionary War pension (that part isn't important). Later in the oath, Samuel names William & Elizabeth's children and grandchildren as the legal heirs (this is the important part). Note that he distinguishes between the living and deceased children of William & Elizabeth, and this distinction is what proves that he was not the son of William, Jr., and other family records for the other children prove that he wasn't the son of Robert, or Jesse. The result is that Samuel could only be the son of either John & Elizabeth Maxwell or James J. Maxwell. Rationale: Samuel names the heirs as William, Robert, Nancy Love, the heir of John Maxwell deceased, the heirs of Jesse Maxwell, the heirs of Elizabeth Maxwell, and the heirs of James Maxwell, and that they are her only heirs. Thus, William, Jr. was alive and well at this time. So if Samuel is presenting this oath as the grandson of William & Elizabeth Maxwell, then he cannot be the son of William, Jr., because Samuel makes a deliberate point in pointing out the "heirs", or grandchildren, of William & Elizabeth's other children, of whom Samuel is included. More importantly, William, Jr., was either not married at the time of the oath, or he and hid wife had no children, or else, Samuel would have said "the heirs of William", as he did with the others. While I'm convinced that this proves that Samuel wasn't the child of William, Jr., it doesn't offer proof that he was the child of John. However, process of elimination narrows the choices down to either James J. or John Maxwell. What is often thought to be James' Will is but a summary, because in the full document he does indeed mention children, and one of them is illegitimate. James even had one wife that left him -- she made some really strong statement about not wanting to be his wife anymore! Thus, James J. is a possibility. William & Elizabeth's son Robert was born in 1805. and Jesse was born in 1807, while Samuel was born in 1818, so Samuel is not the son of either Robert or Jesse. Those are the only possibilities, and that leaves Samuel as only the son of John Maxwell or James J. Maxwell.

Per the research of Mary Eve Hutcherson Lingbloom: I doubt that we will ever know the truth about Sam PW, but James J. may be a more likely father than John. My thinking leans toward James J. as his father, because, Sam's eldest son is named James J. Maxwell.

Note by James C. "Jim" Hankins: Mary Lingbloom (above) could very well be right, however, as a counter thought, it was very common in those times for parents to name their children after their siblings, thus, Sam may well have continued such a tradition by naming his first son after his brother, and he also named another son William; possibly after his brother William. In any case, there is still question about Sam's true parents. And, although I list his father as John, that isn't certain, and since Sam's eldest child doesn't appear to be named James J. II, then I'm more inclined that his father was John instead of James. Hopefully, others will find more information to resolve this uncertainty.

Samuel married Nancy Oliver Fitts 725,726 Mar 14, 1839 in Smith Co., TN 725.,726 Nancy was born Apr 27, 1820726 and died Aug 17, 1886 in DeKalb Co., TN726 at age 66.

Marriage Notes: Another researcher, Mary Jane Dalgleish, indicates that their marriage date was 11/20/1840 instead of 3/14/1839.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 1325 M    i. James Jarvis Maxwell 725 was born Nov 17, 1840 in Smithfield, DeKalb Co., TN725 and died Nov 8, 1895 in Nashville, Davidson Co., TN725 at age 54.

   1326 F    ii. Margarette Frances Maxwell 725 was born Dec 30, 1841 in Smith Co., TN.725

+ 1327 F    iii. Amanda E. Maxwell 725 was born Jul 25, 1844 in Smithfield, DeKalb Co., TN.725

+ 1328 M    iv. William Woodson Maxwell 725 was born May 25, 1848 in Smithfield, DeKalb Co., TN725 and died in 1924725 at age 76.

+ 1329 F    v. Mourning A. Maxwell 725 was born Jan 12, 1851 in Smithfield, DeKalb Co., TN.725

+ 1330 M    vi. Hezekiah Love Samuel Maxwell 725,1809,1810,1811 was born Dec 8, 1852 in Smithfield, DeKalb Co., TN725,1810,1811 and died May 11, 1940 in Nashville, Davidson Co., TN725 at age 87.

   1331 M    vii. Sardinius Tennessee Maxwell 725 was born in Mar 1857725 and died Jun 12, 1885725 at age 28. He never married and had no children.

   1332 M    viii. Jourdan S. Maxwell 725 was born in 1859.725

   1333 F    ix. Marian Josephine Maxwell 725 was born May 18, 1862725 and died in 1887725 at age 25. Another name for Marian was Josie. She never married and had no children.

   1334 M    x. Dr. B. Franklin Maxwell 725 was born in 1865.725

448. John Anderson Maxwell, Sr. 220,709,727,728,729,730,731 was born Dec 2, 1820 in TN220,727,728,729,730,731 and died in 1910 at age 90.

Research Notes: Also listed in his household in the 1860 census is M.C. Maxwell, 21, female, and she is listed following their children. She is probably a sister, or niece of John.

Also listed in his household in the 1870 census is Martha Edward/Edmund, 37, born in Tennessee; relationship, if any, isn't known.

John married Margaret Jane Redding 220,709,727,728,730,1812 Feb 2, 1846 in Rutherford Co., TN 220,727,728,730.,1812 Margaret was born from 1828 to 1829 in TN727,728,730,1812 and died before Jun 25, 1900 in Rutherford Co., TN.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1335 M    i. William Thomas Maxwell 709,727,728,1813,1814,1815,1816 was born Nov 10, 1846 in Rutherford Co., TN,727,728,1813,1815,1816 died Apr 5, 1934 in Rutherford Co., TN1813 at age 87, and was buried Apr 6, 1934 in Family Cem., Almaville, TN.1813

+ 1336 M    ii. Green Pinkerton Maxwell 709,727,728,1817,1818 was born in Sep 1848 in TN.727,728,1817,1818

   1337 M    iii. John Anderson Maxwell, Jr. 709,728 was born from 1850 to 1851 in Rutherford Co., TN.728

+ 1338 M    iv. Richard Bland Maxwell 709,728,1812,1819,1820,1821 was born in Mar 1854 in Rutherford Co., TN.728,1812,1819,1820,1821

+ 1339 F    v. Elizabeth Frances Maxwell 709,723,728,1822 was born from 1854 to 1855 in Rutherford Co., TN.728,1822

+ 1340 F    vi. Mary Jane Maxwell 728,729,1823 was born in 1858 in Rutherford Co., TN.728,729,1823

+ 1341 M    vii. James Madison Maxwell 709,729,730,731 was born May 1, 1861 in Rutherford Co., TN709,729,730,731 and died Jun 1, 1900709 at age 39.

+ 1342 M    viii. Joseph E. Maxwell 709,729,730 was born Jan 27, 1864 in Rutherford Co., TN,729,730 died Mar 4, 1933 at age 69, and was buried in Triune Meth. Ch. Cem., Triune, TN.

+ 1343 M    ix. Garner Maxwell 709,729,730 was born in 1865 in Rutherford Co., TN.729,730

   1344 M    x. Granville Maxwell 729 was born in 1869 in Rutherford Co., TN.729

+ 1345 F    xi. Ella Maxwell 709,730 was born in 1872 in Rutherford Co., TN.730

449. Albert M. Maxwell 220,732 was born in 1822.220

General Notes: Others list Albert's birth as about 1818, but that cannot be true. His parents were married in January 1818, and they had their first child, Samuel, on October 6, 1818, and their son John was born in December 1820, with their daughter Martha born in January 1923. I therefore speculate that Albert's birth must have been in 1821 or 1822, and could not possibly have been in 1818 unless Albert was born out-of-wedlock.

Albert married Sarah Winsett,221 daughter of Amos Winsett and Unknown, Jan 23, 1843 in Williamson Co., TN.221 Another name for Sarah was Sally.

Marriage Notes: Their bondsman was William Gesit.

450. Martha Jane Maxwell 220 was born Jan 1, 1823 in Rutherford Co., TN220 and died Jan 5, 1891 in Rutherford Co., TN at age 68.

Martha married Roger D. Snell Jan 1, 1842 in Rutherford Co., TN.220 Roger was born Apr 3, 1803 in Rutherford Co., TN and died Nov 11, 1885 at age 82.

452. William Franklin Maxwell 220,733,734,735 was born Mar 22, 1827 in TN.220,733,734,735 Another name for William was Billy.

General Notes: Billy was a stone mason.

Research Notes: The is some confusion concerning two of his daughters. The 1900 census names one as Nannie E., and the the 1880 census name one as Nancy S., 17, and another as Elizabeth, 15. Obviously, Nannie is a nickname for Nancy. It isn't unusual for two children to be somehow combined, and I speculate that may have happened in 1900, so I list them separately here.

William married Susan Cornelia Butts 220,735,1824 May 20, 1847 220,733,734.,735 Susan was born in Oct 1832 in TN.735,1824 Another name for Susan was Sally.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1346 M    i. Edward Lake Maxwell 709,1825 was born Feb 15, 1848 in TN.709,1825

   1347 F    ii. Matilda Maxwell 733 was born from 1855 to 1856 in TN.733

   1348 F    iii. Nancy Elizabeth Maxwell 733,1824 was born from 1862 to 1863 in TN.733,1824 Another name for Nancy was Nannie.

   1349 F    iv. Elizabeth Maxwell 733,735,1824 was born in Apr 1865 in TN.733,735,1824 Another name for Elizabeth was Bettie.

   1350 F    v. Ella T. Maxwell 733,1824 was born from 1869 to 1870 in TN.733,1824 Another name for Ella was Ellie.

   1351 F    vi. Irena Maxwell 1824 was born from 1872 to 1873 in TN.1824

455. Miles Pinkney Murphy, Jr. 222,736 was born Jan 14, 1834 in TN.222

Miles married Isabella T. Miles 1826 Feb 16, 1869.1826

Children from this marriage were:

   1352 M    i. John Miles Murphy 1827 was born Dec 16, 1869 in Rutherford Co., NC,1827 died Dec 4, 1944 in Rutherford Co., NC1827 at age 74, and was buried Dec 5, 1944 in Almaville, Rutherford Co., TN.1827

   1353 F    ii. Anna Elizabeth Murphy 1828 was born in 18771828 and died Sep 21, 1948 in Murfreesboro, Rutherford Co., TN1828 at age 71.

457. Julyann America Murphy 222 was born Feb 11, 1838 in TN.222

Julyann married Granville Crockett Wray, son of Thomas Jefferson Wray I and Lina Haynes, Jul 28, 1858. Granville was born Oct 4, 1835, died Sep 2, 1889 at age 53, and was buried in Wray-Covington Cemetery, Almaville, TN.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 1354 M    i. Albert Sidney Wray 31 was born Apr 5, 1866 in Rutherford Co., TN,31 died Mar 13, 1953 in Nashville, Davidson Co., TN31 at age 86, and was buried in Downing Cemetery, Eagleville, TN.31


461. Rachel Louise Covington 223,710 was born Jan 16, 1826 in Rutherford Co., TN,223,710 died Jan 26, 1887 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX223,710 at age 61, and was buried in Covington Cem., Reagan, TX.710


Rachel married Isaac Newton Crouch, Jr.,223,710 son of Rev. Isaac Newton Crouch, Sr. and Isabelle Deason, Sep 6, 1846 in Robertson Co., TX.710 Isaac was born in Nov 1825 in Washington Co., TN,223,710 died Apr 15, 1900 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX223,710 at age 74, and was buried in Covington Cem., Reagan, TX.710

Marriage Notes: Although other researchers indicate that they were married in Falls Co., Texas in 1845, that cannot be true because Falls County wasn't even formed until 1851.
710

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1355 F    i. Isabelle Jane Crouch 223,710 was born in 1847 in Limestone Co., TX223,710 and died before 1892.710

+ 1356 M    ii. William W. Crouch 223,710,1829 was born in 1849 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX,223,710 died in Reagan, Falls Co., TX,223 and was buried in Reagan, Falls Co., TX.223

+ 1357 M    iii. Isaac Newton Crouch III 223,710 was born Oct 24, 1851 in Falls Co., TX,223,710 died Jul 23, 1907 in Lometa, TX710 at age 55, and was buried in Center Cem., Lometa, TX.710

   1358 M    iv. John A. Crouch 223,710 was born Jul 23, 1854.710

   1359 M    v. James J. Crouch 710 was born Jan 2, 1857.710

   1360 F    vi. Annie Crouch 223,710 was born in 1859 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX.223,710

   1361 F    vii. Mary Elizabeth Crouch 223,710 was born in 1861 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX.223,710

+ 1362 F    viii. Louise Crouch 223,710 was born Aug 18, 1864 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX,223,710 died Jul 12, 1926 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX223,710 at age 61, and was buried in Covington Cem., Reagan, TX.710

+ 1363 F    ix. Alice Adaliade Crouch 223,710 was born Jan 4, 1867 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX,223,710 died Sep 5, 1897 in Comanche Co., TX223,710 at age 30, and was buried in Dublin, Comanche Co., TX.223,710

462. Elizabeth Julia Covington 223,710 was born Dec 8, 1827 in Rutherford Co., TN223,710 and died in Reagan, Falls Co., TX.223

Research Notes: Another researcher (Mike Watkins), indicates that her birth year was 1826 instead of 1827.

Elizabeth married James Fleming Barton,223,710 son of David Barton and Sarah Borum, Jan 14, 1849 in Limestone Co., TX.710 James was born Jan 14, 1824 in Rutherford Co., TN,223 died in Reagan, Falls Co., TX,223 and was buried in Covington Cem., Falls Co., TX.223

Children from this marriage were:

   1364 M    i. John H. Barton 223 was born Jan 5, 1854 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX223 and died in 1854 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX.223

+ 1365 M    ii. James Fleming Barton, Jr. 223 was born Nov 11, 1856 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX,223 died in 1917 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX223 at age 61, and was buried in Covington Cem., Falls Co., TX.223

+ 1366 M    iii. William Walker Barton 223 was born Mar 6, 1859 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX,223 died in 1924 in LA223 at age 65, and was buried in LA.223

+ 1367 F    iv. Mary T. Barton 223,1830 was born Apr 27, 1861 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX.223

463. William Marlin Covington 223,710 was born Sep 9, 1829 in Rutherford Co., TN223,710 and died Dec 29, 1859 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX223,710 at age 30.

William married Emily Unknown 223,710 in 1853 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX 223.,710

Children from this marriage were:

   1368 M    i. John H. Covington 223,710 was born Aug 19, 1855 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX.223,710

   1369 M    ii. Larkin F. Covington 223,710 was born in 1856 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX.223,710

   1370 M    iii. Thomas H.P. Covington 223,710 was born Dec 19, 1857 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX.223,710

464. Larkin Anderson Covington 220 was born Nov 21, 1831 in Rutherford Co., TN,223,224 died Dec 3, 1908 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX223 at age 77, and was buried Dec 5, 1908 in Covington Cem., Reagan, TX.223

General Notes: There is some confusion concerning the spouse of this Larken Anderson Covington. And, to be certain, the duplication of names in these families doesn't make things any easier to sort things out.

The lineages I post here are those that seem most accurate to me. Thus, I have chosen to use this lineage to draw attention to any controversy and hopefully ferret out documentation to either prove this lineage beyond anyone's doubts, or develop the true lineage.

Most surrounding family information is the same, while the controversy centers on the spouse of this Larken Anderson Covington, son of John H. Covington & Jane Marlin. All parties seem to agree that his wife's first name was Emily. One side believes that his was Emily E. Covington, while the other believes she was Emily Smith.

There are multiple reasons that I choose to go the route that Emily Smith was the wife of Larken Anderson Covington. 1) Larken & Emily Covington were 1st cousins, and that seems unreasonable, even though 1st cousins have married in the past. 2) Both sides agree that her first name was Emily, so it is easy to see how the two could be mixed. Moreso, since both sides say that their was a relationship between the two families. In one case, 1st cousins, and in the other, an in-law relationship. 3) The information provider of the association of Emily Smith as Larken's wife is in the direct blood line of his father John H. Covington and possesses much greater detail on not only the persons in question but also their siblings, the lineages of the family of Emily Smith and their ties into the Covington lines.

Individually, none of the three reasons above would probably be justification for a judgment call. However, collectively, I (James Hankins, Jim@CottageHill.com) feel that the information leans towards Emily Smith as the wife of Larken Anderson Covington (son of John H. Covington & Jane Marlin).

Larkin married Emily Smith,710 daughter of Charles Smith and Rebecca Marlin, Apr 28, 1864.710 Emily was born Aug 9, 1843 in TX.

465. Mary Jane Covington 220,223,710 was born Dec 11, 1833 in Rutherford Co., TN,223,710 died in Reagan, Falls Co., TX,223,710 and was buried in Reagan, Falls Co., TX.223

Mary married William Wilford Crouch,220,223,710 son of Rev. Isaac Newton Crouch, Sr. and Isabelle Deason, Sep 27, 1849 in Limestone Co., TX 220,223.,710 William was born Feb 27, 1827 in Overton, Shelby Co., TN223,710 and died Feb 12, 1878 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX710 at age 50.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1371 F    i. Sarah Jane Crouch 710,1831,1832,1833,1834,1835 was born Oct 9, 1851 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX.223,710

+ 1372 F    ii. Mary Elizabeth Crouch 223,710 was born Nov 13, 1853 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX.223,710

+ 1373 F    iii. Louise Emeline Crouch 223,710,1836 was born Jul 31, 1857 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX.223,710,1836

+ 1374 F    iv. Frances Isabella Crouch 710 was born in 1859 in Falls Co., TX,710 died Mar 10, 1911 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX710 at age 52, and was buried in Covington Cem., Reagan, TX.710

+ 1375 M    v. William Henry Crouch 710 was born Jan 27, 1867 in Falls Co., TX710 and died about 1903 in Falls Co., TX710 about age 36.

+ 1376 M    vi. John Larkin Crouch 710 was born Jun 28, 1869 in Falls Co., TX710 and died Nov 27, 1939 in Port Arthur, Jefferson Co., TX710 at age 70.

   1377 F    vii. Zora Ann Crouch 710 was born Jul 1, 1872.710

466. John H. Covington III 737 was born Feb 20, 1835 in TN,737 died Feb 1, 1883 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX at age 47, and was buried in Covington Cem., Reagan, TX.

John married Mary Elizabeth Borden 223 Jan 4, 1860 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX.223 Mary was born Jan 3, 1842 in AR,223 died Jul 8, 1902 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX223 at age 60, and was buried Jul 9, 1902 in Covington Cem., Reagan, TX.

477. Jane E. Porter 229,739,740,741 was born Nov 21, 1828 in TN229,739,740,741 and died Apr 18, 1904229 at age 75.

Jane married John F. Hall 229,739,740 about 1846 229,739,740.,741 John was born in 1823 in TN.739,740

Children from this marriage were:

   1378 M    i. William Hall 739 was born in 1847 in AR.739

   1379 M    ii. Thomas A. Hall 739,740 was born in 1850 in AR.739,740

   1380 M    iii. John F. Hall, Jr. 739,740 was born in 1853 in AR.739,740

   1381 F    iv. Mary Elizabeth Hall 739,740 was born in 1856 in AR.739,740 Another name for Mary was Eliza.

   1382 M    v. James A. Hall 739,740,741 was born in Nov 1859 in AR.739,740,741

   1383 F    vi. Darthine A. Hall 740,741 was born in 1866 in AR.740,741

   1384 F    vii. Dorithy Emaline Hall 740,741 was born in 1869 in AR.740,741

   1385 F    viii. Linda Hall 741 was born in 1872 in AR.741

Jane next married Robert Highfield.229

478. John W. Porter 229 was born in 1830 in TN229 and died in 1848229 at age 18.

General Notes: John died the same year his son, William Hartel, was born. William was not born until late in the year (November 16) so it can be assumed that John may have died while his wife was pregnant with William.

John married Eliza Wood in 1848.229 Another name for Eliza was Mary.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 1386 M    i. William Hartel Porter 229 was born Nov 16, 1848 in Harmony, AR,229 died Nov 27, 1938 in Harmony, AR229 at age 90, and was buried in Harmony Cem., Johnson Co., AR.229

479. Amanda F. Porter 229,742,743 was born in 1834 in Williamson Co., TN229,742,743 and died in 1867229 at age 33. Another name for Amanda was Mandy.

Amanda married Issac E. Brashears,229,743,1837 son of Jesse Brashears and Lucy Ellis Davis, about 1850/1851 in AR 229.,743 Issac was born from 1827 to 1828 in TN.743,1837

Marriage Notes: Since Issac is listed as single in the household of his parents on the date of the 1850 census (Oct. 18, 1850), then they were married sometime after this date. Also, since their eldest son is age 9 in the 1860 census, taken June 1860, then they were probably married as early as late October 1850, and as late as May 1851.

480. Mary Elizabeth Porter 229 was born in 1836 in Williamson Co., TN229 and died Jun 18, 1888229 at age 52. Another name for Mary was Eliza.

Mary married E. N. Patty.229

481. Joseph Bartlett Porter 229 was born Feb 22, 1839 in Williamson Co., TN,229 died Nov 1, 1913229 at age 74, and was buried in Harmony Cem., Johnson Co., AR.229 Another name for Joseph was Bud.

Research Notes: Joseph is listed in the household of his parents in the 1850 Census, Johnson Co., Arkansas: Joseph B., 11, AR.

He was also a County Judge of Johnson Co., Arkansas in 1880, 1884 and 1886. According to Joy Baskin Bean, he was always known as "Uncle Bud".

Joseph also fought in the U.S. Civil War, and served in Company C, 1st Arkansas Mounted Rifles, CSA, holding the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. He was a member of Churchill's Division. Joseph joined the Army on 11/16/1861, and was captured by Federal troops at Little Rock, Arkansas on 5/3/1865. He fought at Pea Ridge and the battle of Franklin Tennessee, where he was wounded.

Per the research of Jim Hankins, Pea Ridge is a little publicized battle of the U.S. Civil War, because there were no sketch artists for the newspapers present, and thus, no news articles as with other battles. However, later, it was determined that Pea Ridge was a major turning point in the Civil War, much more so than Gettysburg, and it was a horrendous battle on both occasions. There were two battles of Pea Ridge, and both were paramount to the Confederacy, for if the Confederates had been victorious in either battle, the Mississippi River would have been closed at that point to the Union Navy. With it's loss, soldiers and supplies for Union forces could be easily supplied, and Confederate forces were put under constant threat of Union Navy guns.



Joseph married Nancy Caroline Baskin,229,1838 daughter of John Baskin and Malissa Lasker, Jan 5, 1860 in Johnson Co., AR 229.,1838 Nancy was born May 11, 18421838 and died Jun 16, 19341838 at age 92. Another name for Nancy was Puss.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1387 F    i. Mary Emmaline Porter 229 was born Jan 20, 1861 in Wilson Co., TN or Johnson Co., AR,229 died Feb 12, 1924 in Johnson Co., AR229 at age 63, and was buried in Harmony Cem., Johnson Co., AR.229

   1388 F    ii. Amanda Ann Dora Porter 229 was born May 22, 1862229 and died Sep 18, 1867229 at age 5.

+ 1389 M    iii. John Thomas Porter 229 was born Jan 1, 1866229 and died May 13, 1939229 at age 73.

   1390 M    iv. Willie Porter 229 was born Feb 5, 1868229 and died Feb 6, 1868.229

   1391 M    v. James Rufus Porter 229 was born May 19, 1870 in AR,229 died about 1947229 about age 77, and was buried in Harmony Cem., Johnson Co., AR.229

+ 1392 M    vi. Augustus Franklin Porter 229,1839 was born Mar 27, 1873 in Johnson Co., AR,229,1839 died Apr 30, 1948 in Johnson Co., AR229 at age 75, and was buried in Harmony Cem., Johnson Co., AR.229

   1393 F    vii. Una Serena Porter 229 was born Jun 3, 1877 in Lebanon, Wilson Co., TN,229 died Sep 1, 1971 in Johnson Co., AR229 at age 94, and was buried in Harmony Cem., Johnson Co., AR.229

   1394 M    viii. Guy Covington Porter 229 was born May 26, 1879 in Harmony, AR,229 died May 29, 1970 in AR (prob.)229 at age 91, and was buried in Harmony Cem., Johnson Co., AR.229

   1395 F    ix. Amy Beaulah Porter 229 was born Jan 24, 1882229 and died Aug 26, 1897229 at age 15.

484. William Franklin Porter 229 was born Jan 25, 1847 in Johnson Co., AR229 and died May 4, 1904 in Johnson Co., AR229 at age 57.

William married Manissa Jane Baskin,229 daughter of John Baskin and Malissa Lasker, Jan 9, 1868 in Johnson Co., AR.229 Another name for Manissa was Tennessee Jane.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1396 M    i. William Columbus Porter 229 was born Nov 5, 1868 in Johnson Co., AR,229 died Sep 13, 1949229 at age 80, and was buried in Coal Hill, Johnson Co., AR.229

   1397 U    ii. Unknown Porter 229 was born in 1870,229 died Aug 17, 1870,229 and was buried in Harmony Cem., Johnson Co., AR.229

William next married Ellen E. Woods 229 Feb 22, 1889.229 They had no children.

485. Edmond Lafayette Porter 229 was born in 1854 in Johnson Co., AR229 and died in 1897229 at age 43. Another name for Edmond was Fate.

Edmond married Alice Mintora Harris 229 Jul 8, 1877 in Johnson Co., AR.229

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1398 M    i. Thomas Arthur Porter 229 was born Oct 26, 1878 in Harmony, AR229 and died Aug 15, 1951 in Ft. Smith, Sebastian Co., AR229 at age 72.

+ 1399 M    ii. Edward Calvin Porter 229 was born Aug 13, 1881 in Harmony, AR229 and died Aug 20, 1952 in Clarksville, Johnson Co., AR229 at age 71.

   1400 M    iii. George Porter 229 was born Jan 26, 1883 in Weatherford, Palo Pinto Co., TX229 and died Jul 14, 1953 in Fresno, Fresno Co., CA229 at age 70.

+ 1401 F    iv. Maude Derthula Porter 229 was born Sep 6, 1887 in Harmony, AR229 and died Jul 7, 1976 in Clarksville, Johnson Co., AR229 at age 88.

+ 1402 M    v. James O. Porter 229 was born Jan 13, 1892 in Harmony, AR229 and died Aug 26, 1968 in Mulberry, Crawford Co., AR229 at age 76.

488. Marcus Lafayette Austin 107,236,744 was born Nov 15, 1835 in Rutherford Co., TN,107,236,744 died Sep 7, 1905744 at age 69, and was buried in Mount Zion Cem., Independence, MS.744

Marcus married Martha Jo Johnson,744 daughter of William Cody Johnson and Mildred Blanchard, about 1861.744 Martha was born Dec 20, 1845 in NC,744 died in Apr 1900744 at age 54, and was buried in Mount Zion Cem., Independence, MS.744

Children from this marriage were:

   1403 M    i. Robert E. Lee Austin 744 was born in Coldwater, Tate Co., MS,744 died in Coldwater (near), Tate Co., MS,744 and was buried in Mount Zion Cem., Independence, MS.744

   1404 M    ii. James Edward Austin 744 was born in 1865 in Coldwater, Tate Co., MS,744 died Aug 26, 1948 in Jackson, MS744 at age 83, and was buried in Memorial Cem., Jackson, MS.744

+ 1405 M    iii. Ingram Cathey Austin 744,1840,1841,1842 was born Nov 9, 1867 in Coldwater, Neshoba Co., MS,744,1840,1841,1842 died Aug 28, 1931 in Memphis, Shelby Co., TN744,1840 at age 63, and was buried Aug 29, 1931.1840

+ 1406 M    iv. Joe Addison Austin 744,1843 was born Dec 8, 1870 in Coldwater, Tate Co., MS,744,1843 died Aug 30, 1945 in Hernando, MS744 at age 74, and was buried in Forest Hill Midtown Cem., Memphis, TN.744

+ 1407 F    v. Nettie Vesta Austin 744,1844,1845,1846 was born Oct 9, 1877 in Coldwater, Tate Co., MS,744,1844,1845,1846 died Dec 5, 1967 in Memphis, Shelby Co., TN744 at age 90, and was buried Dec 7, 1967 in Forest Hill Midtown Cem., Memphis, TN.744

   1408 M    vi. Tonnie Austin 1844 was born in 1881 in MS.1847

   1409 M    vii. Johnnie Austin 744 was born Jan 29, 1883 in Coldwater, Tate Co., MS744 and died Feb 4, 1884 in Coldwater, Tate Co., MS744 at age 1.

+ 1410 M    viii. William Alvin Austin 744,1848 was born Nov 11, 1884 in Coldwater, Tate Co., MS,744,1848 died Feb 1, 1972744 at age 87, and was buried in Magnolia Cem., Coldwater, MS.744

+ 1411 M    ix. Thomas Graden Austin 744,1849 was born Aug 24, 1890 in Coldwater, Tate Co., MS,744 died Aug 19, 1960 in Memphis, Shelby Co., TN744 at age 69, and was buried in Forest Hill Midtown Cem., Memphis, TN.744

489. Lavinia Margaret Austin 236,745,746,747 was born in Feb 1838 in Rutherford Co., TN,236,747 died in 1918 in DeWitt Co., TX at age 80, and was buried in Clinton Cem., DeWitt Co., TX.

Lavinia married Johanson Augusta Henryes 747 in 1855 in DeWitt Co., TX.747 Johanson was born from 1827 to 1830 in Europe747 and died in 1874 at age 47.

Children from this marriage were:

   1412 M    i. John Henryes 747 was born from 1857 to 1858 in TX.747

   1413 F    ii. Johanna Elizabeth Henryes 231 was born in 1867 in TX.231

   1414 F    iii. Lebinde Henryes 231 was born in 1872 in TX.231

+ 1415 M    iv. Steven August Heinrich 1850 was born Oct 16, 1873 in Clinton, DeWitt Co., TX1850 and died Mar 18, 1953 in Tucson, Pima Co., AZ at age 79.

Lavinia next married Charles Robinson 1851 Nov 15, 1877 in DeWitt Co., TX.1851

Lavinia next married Joseph Nuniez 1852 Apr 8, 1883 in DeWitt Co., TX.1852

493. Mary Jane Covington 49,228,748 was born Sep 25, 1838 in College Grove, Williamson Co., Tennessee, USA,49,748 died Feb 27, 1922 in College Grove, Williamson Co., Tennessee, USA at age 83, and was buried in Sq. W.F. Covington Cem., College Grove, TN.

Mary married George Garner Kinnard 228,748 Jun 6, 1855 in Williamson Co., TN 228.,748 George was born in 1834 in TN.748

The child from this marriage was:

+ 1416 M    i. Gabriel Cannon Kinnard 1853,1854 was born Sep 11, 1860 in Williamson Co., TN,1854 died Oct 17, 1931 in Williamson Co., TN1854 at age 71, and was buried Oct 19, 1931 in Sq. W.F. Covington Cem., College Grove, TN.1854

495. William D. Covington, Sr. 49,221 was born May 13, 1843.49,221

William married Delia Bosdick 49,221 Feb 17, 1867 49.,221

496. Dr. John James Covington, Sr., MD 49,221,749,750 was born Oct 27, 1845 in TN,49,221,749,750 died Oct 31, 1918 in Williamson Co., TN749 at age 73, and was buried Nov 1, 1918 in TN.749

John married Della M. Unknown 49,221,750 Feb 18, 1873 49,221.,750 Della was born in Dec 1851 in TN.750

Marriage Notes: The date of marriage in the Maxwell Family Bible is very difficult to read, and this interpretation of the mm/dd may very well be incorrect, but the year is clearly 1878.


The child from this marriage was:

   1417 M    i. John James Covington, Jr. 750 was born in Nov 1879 in TN.750

497. Rebecca Covington 49,221 was born Dec 31, 1847.49,221

Rebecca married B. H. Haley 49 Jun 4, 1871.49

499. Merideth T. G. Covington 49,221 was born Jan 10, 1853.49,221

Merideth married Margaret Primm 49,221 Oct 18, 1875 49.,221

500. Sarah E. Covington 49,221 was born Feb 15, 1858.49,221

Sarah married S. L. Hopkins 49,221 about Jan 25, 1875 49.,221

Marriage Notes: The month and day are clearly written in the Maxwell Family Bible, but the year is uncertain. I chose 1875 because that is when Sarah would have been 16, and it was about 11 months before her son Covington was born.


Children from this marriage were:

   1418 M    i. Covington Hopkins 49,221 was born Feb 16, 1876.49,221

+ 1419 F    ii. Bessie Hopkins 49,221 was born in Jul 1878.49,221

   1420 F    iii. Dela Hopkins 49,221 was born Dec 21, 1879.49,221

503. James Buchanan Haynes, Sr. 31,723,753 was born Oct 29, 1856 in TN,31,753 died Nov 14, 189031 at age 34, and was buried in Evergreen Cem., Murfreesboro, TN.31

James married Ann E. Snell 31,723,753,1855 Dec 23, 1874 in Rutherford Co., TN 723,753.,1855 Ann was born Mar 25, 1857 in TN,31,753,1855 died Jan 25, 1943 in Shreveport, Caddo Par., LA31,1855 at age 85, and was buried in Evergreen Cem., Murfreesboro, TN.31 Another name for Ann was Annie.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1421 M    i. John Lawrence Haynes 753,1856,1857,1858,1859,1860 was born Apr 3, 1876 in Rutherford Co., TN,753,1856,1857,1858,1859,1860 died Nov 16, 1945 in Spring Hill, Maury Co., TN1857 at age 69, and was buried Nov 18, 1945 in Maple View Cem., Spring Hill, TN.1857

   1422 F    ii. Julia Haynes 753 was born in 1877 in TN.753

   1423 M    iii. Marvin Crockett Haynes 1861 was born Aug 30, 1883 in Rutherford Co., TN,1861 died Oct 6, 1941 in Nashville, Davidson Co., TN1861 at age 58, and was buried Oct 7, 1941 in Evergreen Cem., Murfreesboro, TN.1861

+ 1424 M    iv. James Buchanan Haynes, Jr. 1862,1863,1864,1865 was born May 29, 1886 in TN1863,1864,1865 and died Oct 12, 1953 in Shreveport, Caddo Par., LA1863 at age 67.

506. Hiram Houston Haynes 233 was born May 25, 1838 in TN,233 died Apr 15, 1860 at age 21, and was buried in Wray-Covington Cem., Murfreesboro, TN. The cause of his death was Lung congestion.

Hiram married someone.

510. Francis Marion Dearing 235,755,756 was born in 1840 in TN.235,756

Francis married Mary Helen Everett 235,755,756 Feb 10, 1870 in Stewart Co., GA 755.,756 Mary was born from 1845 to 1846 in GA.235,756 Another name for Mary was Mollie.235

Children from this marriage were:

   1425 F    i. Pinky Dearing 756 was born from 1870 to 1871 in TN.756

+ 1426 F    ii. Jesse Dearing 756,1866 was born from 1873 to 1874 in TN.756

   1427 F    iii. Rosie Dearing 756 was born from 1874 to 1875 in TN.756

   1428 F    iv. Lillian Dearing 756 was born from 1878 to 1879 in TN.756

513. Unknown Johnson .

Unknown married Susan Uhles 244,245 in 1849/1850 in VA.245 Susan was born from 1824 to 1830 in VA.244,245

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1429 M    i. Millard Filmore Johnson 245,1867,1868 was born Apr 16, 1853 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.245,1867,1868

   1430 M    ii. Patrick Henry Johnson 245,1635 was born Jan 5, 1855 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.245,1635

514. Elizabeth Frances Hankins 248,249,250,251,758,762 was born Nov 9, 1843 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,248,249,250,251,758,762 died Mar 15, 1926 in Spray, Rockingham Co., NC762 at age 82, and was buried Mar 16, 1926 in Cascade Mem. Park, Cascade, VA.31,762 The cause of her death was Arteriosclerosis, complicated by senility.762 Another name for Elizabeth was Eliza.

Research Notes: In the 1870 census, she is living in the household of her father, William, her sister Martha, and the child Allice. William is 69, and his occupation is a ditcher. Elizabeth is 25, and keeping house. Martha is 24, but her occupation isn't readable, but ends with -- at home. Allice is age 2. There is no indication concerning whether Elizabeth or Martha is Alice's mother, and no indication as to whether either is married. We know William's wfie so these are obviously his daughters. Since Alice is 2, then her father wan't killed in the U.S. Civil War, so it's likely that she was born out-of-wedlock. She is also presumed to be Elizabeth's child because she shows up in her household in later census data.

In the 1880 census she is listed as single and living in the household of her widowed father, William. Listed below her are daughter, Mary (13), and son William (7). Since she is single and they are listed as children, then she apparently had them out of wedlock.

Eliza is listed as head-of-household in the 1900 Census, Rockingham Co., North Carolina, Leaksville, E.D. 73, family #7, June 1: Eliza F. Hankins, 56 (Nov 1843), widowed, 2 of 2 children living, parents born in Virginia; Mary A., 32 (Jan 1868), dau., married 18 years, 8 of 8 children living, house work; Willie E., 26 (Jun 1873), son, single, farmer; Annie B. Bailey, 20 (Sep 1879), single, boarder, parents born in Virgina, cotton spinner; Laura Petty, 21 (May 1879), single, boarder, parents born in Virginia, cotton spooler; all were born in Virginia. Note: Although Eliza is listed as a widow, death certificate also lists her as a widow, but that isn't likely, because her maiden name is Hankins. It is probable that both her children were born out-of-wedlock.

Her death certificate says that she was a widow, but there is no indication that she ever married, and her children carry the Hankins surname; indicating they were probably born out-of-wedlock.

Elizabeth married someone.

Her children were:

+ 1431 F    i. Mary Alice Hankins 31,251,1869,1870,1871,1872,1873,1874 was born Jan 17, 1868 in Tunstall, Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,251,1872,1873,1874 died Aug 1, 191931 at age 51, and was buried in Cascade Mem. Park, Cascade, VA.31

   1432 M    ii. William E. Hankins 251 was born in Jun 1873 in Tunstall, Pittsylvania Co., VA.251

515. Martha J. Hankins 30,249,250 was born from 1845 to 1846 in Henry Co., VA.30,249,250

Martha married someone.

Her child was:

   1433 F    i. Alice Hankins 250,1875 was born in 1867 in VA.250,1875

516. Susannah Hodges Hankins 30,249,593,763,764 was born from 1848 to 1849 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.243,247,249,764 Another name for Susannah was Susan.

General Notes: They are 2nd cousins. If that is true, then her husband, by deductive reasoning, and elimination of impossibilities, is the son of either John or William Hankins, the children of John Hankins & Elizabeth Durham.

Research Notes: Her daughter's death certificate erroneously names her as Susannah Davis.

Susannah married John William Hankins, Sr.,593 son of John Hankins and Unknown Unknown, about 1865 593.,763

(Duplicate Line. See Person 334)

517. Maria Louise Hankins 30,243,247,249,765 was born Mar 18, 1850 in Henry Co., VA,30,249,765 died Jan 30, 1937 in Raleigh, Wake Co., NC765 at age 86, and was buried Jan 31, 1937 in Montlawn Cem., Raleigh, NC.765 The cause of her death was Cerebral hemorage.

General Notes: Maria took in her nephew, James Thomas Hankins, after he was left an orphan by the death of his parents.

Maria married Joseph H. L. Angell 243,247.,1876 Joseph died before Jan 30, 1937.

523. Helen Elizabeth Hankins 255,462,771,772,773 was born in May 1833 in VA,255,462,771,772,774 died in Mar 1909 in Staunton, Augusta Co., VA462 at age 75, and was buried in Hankins-Grant-Woodall Cem., Mtn. Valley, VA.462

General Notes: Helen's name is spelled "Helon" in the 1850 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, pg 15, family 28.

Research Notes: In the 1880 census she is living in the household of her son, John. She is 47 and a widow.

Obituary: Danville Register, Danville, Va., Sun., April 4, 1909 [edited]: Vashti, Va.: The remains of Mrs. Helen Grant were brought home from Staunton and interred near Grady on Tuesday in the family graveyard. She is survived by the following children: Messrs. John, George, Jeff D., and Isaac Grant, and Mrs. Washington Manning. She was before marriage, a Miss Hankins and was about 80 years of age at the time of her death. She was an industrious and highly respected lady and throughout the many vicissitudes of a widowed life, with a family of male children to rear, she maintained a high and honorable character and stood for the highest standard of a Christian example.

Note: Her obituary says she was about 80, but census records indicate she was born about 1833 and was about 76 at the time of her deatheither could be correct.

Helen married Isaac S. Grant,771,1877 son of James Grant and Mary Ann Swepston, Nov 17, 1853 in Henry Co., VA 771.,773 Isaac was born from 1831 to 1832 in VA771,1877 and died before Jun 5, 1880.772,773

Marriage Notes: Their marriage is listed in Henry County Register of Marriages No. 1, 1853-1893, p. 1, line 7, 17 Nov. 1853: Isaac S. Grant, 21, resides Pittsylvania Co., son of James Grant, married Helen E. Hankins, 20, resides Henry Co., dau. of John H. Hankins. 659

Children from this marriage were:

   1434 M    i. John J. Grant 771,772,773,1161,1878 was born in Jul 1853 in VA771,772,773,1878 and died after Aug 6, 1929.1161 He never married and had no children.

+ 1435 M    ii. George Thomas Grant 31,40,771,1879,1880,1881,1882,1883 was born Jan 16, 1856 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,771,1879,1880,1881,1882,1883 died May 28, 193131 at age 75, and was buried in County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA.31

+ 1436 F    iii. Julia Frances Grant 31,771,1408,1884 was born Feb 13, 1858 in Franklin Co., VA,31,771,1408,1884 died Aug 21, 1916 in Pittsylvania Co., VA31 at age 58, and was buried in Manning Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA.31

+ 1437 M    iv. Issac Daniel Grant 462,771,772,1885,1886,1887,1888,1889 was born Feb 13, 1860 in Franklin Co., VA,462,771,772,1887,1888,1889 died Feb 13, 1935 in Henry Co., VA at age 75, and was buried in Hankins-Grant-Woodall Cem., Mtn. Valley, VA.

+ 1438 M    v. Jefferson Davis Grant 462,772,773,1890,1891,1892,1893,1894 was born Aug 9, 1861 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,462,772,773,1890,1891,1892,1893,1894 died Aug 6, 1929462,1892 at age 67, and was buried in Hankins-Grant-Woodall Cem., Mtn. Valley, VA.462,1892

524. Joseph R. Hankins 140,255,775,776,777 was born in 1834 in Henry Co., VA255,777 and died in 1862140,778 at age 28.

Research Notes: Joseph is listed as head-of-household in the 1860 Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, pg. 44, Swansonville, family #312, July 17: Joseph Hankins, 26, farmer, property valued at $150; Sarah, 21; Henry A., 2; all were born in Virginia.

Joseph served in Co. I, 21st Regiment, CSA, during the US Civil War. From the Virginia National Archives on US Civil War Pension Applications, it appears that Joseph was killed in the US Civil War; probably at the Battle of Gettysburg, along with his brother Dan.

Joseph is mentioned, with his brother Dan, in a poem by Booker Randolph Shorter: The entire poem is included in Booker's record:
. Then if you should be so lucky as to regain Kit Bell,
I think you can drown them all in the well.
There is Joseph Hankins and his brother, Dan,
Would be good hands to make lead the van;
There is Vincent Swanson and Bone Allens Dump,
Could take a Yankee by the heels and slap him against a stump.

Joseph married Sarah J. Pearson,775,776,777,778,1896,1897,1898 daughter of Mastin Pearson and Rachel Unknown, in 1856/1858 775,776,777.,778 Sarah was born in 1835 in VA.777,778,1896,1897,1898 Another name for Sarah was Mollie.

Children from this marriage were:

   1439 M    i. Henry A. Hankins 777 was born in 1858 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.777

+ 1440 M    ii. James M. Hankins 778,1899,1900,1901 was born Dec 23, 1860 in Sandy River, Pittsylvania Co., VA.778,1899,1900,1901

525. Daniel Webster Hankins 47,255,256 was born in 1837 in Henry Co., VA47,255,256 and died Jul 2, 1863 in Gettysburg, Adams Co., PA at age 26. Another name for Daniel was Dan.

General Notes: Dan served with the Confederacy during the U.S. Civil War and was killed at the battle of Gettysburg. Daniel and Harriett were 2nd cousins.

Since Dan died in 1863, and Harried married Tom Hodges in 1862, then they were obviously divorced at the time of his death.

Research Notes: Daniel is mentioned, with his brother Joseph, in a poem by Booker Randolph Shorter: The entire poem is included in Booker's record:
. Then if you should be so lucky as to regain Kit Bell,
I think you can drown them all in the well.
There is Joseph Hankins and his brother, Dan,
Would be good hands to make lead the van;
There is Vincent Swanson and Bone Allens Dump,
Could take a Yankee by the heels and slap him against a stump.

Daniel married Harriet M. Cox,31,47,180,181,625 daughter of William H. Cox, Sr. and Nancy D. Perkins, Jan 10, 1860 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.1575 The marriage ended in divorce. Harriet was born Nov 14, 1846 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,47,180,181 died Mar 26, 193431 at age 87, and was buried in Chatham Burial Park, Chatham, VA.

Marriage Notes: Per the research of Posey L. Adkins, Jr: Hankins, Daniel W., son of John H. and Eleanor Hankins to Harriet M. Cox, daughter of William H. and Nancy D. Cox.10 January 1860. Married by Balaam Warren.
1575,1576

(Duplicate Line. See Person 363)

526. George Brown Hankins 255,256,675,779,780,781 was born Mar 15, 1839 in Henry Co., VA,255,256,675,780,781,782 died May 20, 1900 in Henry Co., VA at age 61, and was buried in County Line Christian Ch. (near), Henry Co., VA.

General Notes: Their home was near County Line Church, Route 57 East, Martinsville, Henry Co., Virginia (across the road from the church. Both were buried at their home place.

Research Notes: George is listed as head-of-household in the 1870 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, family #7, June 29: Geo. B. Hankins, 31, farmer, real estate valued at $100; Abigail, 24, keeping house; John S., 3; Joseph H., 1; all were born in Virginia.

George is listed as head-of-household in the 1880 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, pg 76A, family #430: George Hankins, 41, married, works on farm, parents were born in Virginia; Abigail, 34, wife, keeping house; John S., 13, works on farm; Joseph H., 12, works on farm; G. Peter, 8; all were born in Virginia. He is living next door to his parents.

Although his tombstone states he died May 20, 1903, that isn't possible because he was already dead prior to the 1900 census. His wife Abigail is listed as head-of-household in that census and is widowed; the census was taken on June 26, 1900. Thus, he died prior to that date. It's likely that the tombstone was misread, and since May precedes June, his death date here reads May 20, 1900.

George married Abigail Ervin Lawrence,31,675,779,780,781,1902,1903,1904,1905 daughter of Samuel Ervin Lawrence and Rebecca E. Campbell, Mar 15, 1866 in Henry Co., VA 31,675,779,780.,781 Abigail was born in 1846 in VA,31,675,780,781,1902,1903,1904,1905 died Mar 12, 1924 in VA31 at age 78, and was buried in Hankins-Grant-Woodall Cem., Mtn. Valley, VA.31

Children from this marriage were:

   1441 M    i. William Daniel Hankins died in 1874.

+ 1442 M    ii. John Samuel Hankins 462,521,780,781,1906,1907,1908,1909 was born May 30, 1867 in Henry Co., VA,521,780,781,1906,1907,1908,1909 died Jun 6, 1930 in Henry Co., VA462,521 at age 63, and was buried in Woodall-Grant Cem., Henry Co., VA.521

+ 1443 M    iii. Joseph Henry Hankins 31,780,781,1700,1910,1911,1912 was born Jun 26, 1870 in Henry Co., VA,31,780,781,1700,1910,1911,1912 died Dec 16, 192631 at age 56, and was buried in Hankins-Grant-Woodall Cem., Mtn. Valley, VA.31

+ 1444 M    iv. George Peter Hankins 31,781,1913,1914,1915,1916 was born Feb 25, 1872 in Mtn. Valley, Henry Co., VA,31,781,1914,1915,1916 died Nov 21, 1942 in Henry Co., VA31 at age 70, and was buried in Hankins-Grant-Woodall Cem., Mtn. Valley, VA.

   1445 F    v. Abigail Hankins was born in 1883 in Henry Co., VA (prob.) and died before Jun 26, 1900.


527. Judith Eleanor Hankins 255,783,784,785 was born in Feb 1843 in Henry Co., VA,255,785 died in 1920 at age 77, and was buried in Shorter Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA. Another name for Judith was Judy.

Research Notes: Per the research of Mary Majesty: Judith is listed as head-of-household in the 1900 Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, Callands, household #221: Judie Shorter, 57 (Feb 1843), widow, 7 of 8 children living, parents born in Virginia, farmer, can read, owns her farm; Elva (?) Hundley, dau., 33, (Sep 1866), widow, 2 of 3 children living, parents born in Virginia; Charlie, son, 21 (Aug 1878), single; Osie O. Shorter, dau., 18 (Aug 1881), single; Rosa Hundley, granddaughter, 15 (Jan 1885), single; Mattie Hundley, granddaughter, 8 (Aug 1891); all were born in Virginia.



Judith married Joseph Shelton Shorter,436,784,1647 son of Booker Randolph Shorter and Tabitha Gabrilla Hubbard, Nov 3, 1859 in Rockingham Co., NC 436,784,1918.,1919 Joseph was born Jul 25, 1838 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,183,1647 died in 1894 at age 56, and was buried in Shorter Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA.

Marriage Notes: They married before 7/3/1860 because Judith isn't listed with her parents in the 1860 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, family 250, dated 7/3/1860.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 1446 M    i. Joseph Henry Shorter 784,1920,1921 was born in Nov 1861 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.1920,1921

+ 1447 M    ii. Tyler King Shorter 1922,1923,1924,1925,1926 was born Nov 14, 1864 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,1922,1924,1925,1926 died Jul 18, 1935 in Spray, Rockingham Co., NC1922 at age 70, and was buried Jul 19, 1935 in Spray Cem., Spray, NC.1922

+ 1448 F    iii. Eleanor S. Shorter 784,785 was born in Sep 1866 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.785

+ 1449 F    iv. Sallie Ann Shorter 784,1927,1928,1929,1930 was born Mar 19, 1867 in Pittsylvania Co., VA784,1927,1928,1929,1930 and died Dec 30, 1939784 at age 72.

   1450 F    v. Geneva Shorter 784 was born in 1870, died in 1889 at age 19, and was buried in Shorter Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA.

+ 1451 F    vi. Aura Lee Shorter 31,1931,1932 was born Jul 9, 1875 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,1931,1932 died Aug 22, 193631 at age 61, and was buried in Liberty Bapt., Ch. Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA.31

+ 1452 M    vii. Charles Booker Shorter 31,785,1933,1934,1935,1936 was born Aug 15, 1878 in 2d Dist., Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,785,1933,1934,1936 died Mar 8, 194731,1934 at age 68, and was buried in Liberty Bapt., Ch. Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA.31,1934

+ 1453 F    viii. Osie Helen Shorter 784,785,1937,1938,1939,1940 was born Nov 13, 1880 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,785,1937,1938,1939,1940 died Jan 27, 1956 in Yanceyville, Caswell Co., NC1937 at age 75, and was buried Jan 29, 1956 in Yanceyville Pres. Ch. Cem., Yanceyville, NC.1937

528. John Henry Hankins, Jr. 255,257,416 was born from 1845 to 1846 in Henry Co., VA.255,257,416

General Notes: John does not appear in the 1880 Census anywhere in the United States. This is an indicator that he died prior to the 1880 Census. There is a Henry J. Hankins in the 1880 Census, Walton, Charlotte Co., Virginia of the correct age, but he is married to Mary Moss. Transposition of first names is fairly common, so this probably isn't him.

John married Louise Durham 416 Feb 2, 1871 in Franklin Co., VA.416 Louise was born in 1855 in Franklin Co., VA.416

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 416

529. Jabez Robert Hankins 31,255,256,675,786,787,788,789 was born Jul 15, 1848 in Henry Co., VA,31,255,256,786,787,788,789 died Jan 17, 1925 in Henry Co., VA31 at age 76, and was buried in Hankins-Grant-Woodall Cem., Mtn. Valley, VA.31 Another name for Jabez was Jabe.

Research Notes: Jabe is listed as head-of-household in the 1900 Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, Callands, E.D. 70, family #212, June 12: Jabe Hankins, 62 (Jul 1847), married 32 years, farmer, parents born in Virginia; Lucy R., 50 (Feb 1849), married 32 years, 11 of 12 children living, parents born in Virginia; Green C., 27 (Jun 1872), son, single; John S., 25 (Feb 1875), son, single; Jabe P (iic)., 20 (Dec 1879), son, single; George D., 18 (Feb 1882), son, single; Lee G., 16 (Jul 1883), dau.; single; Nannie S., 8 (Aug 1891), dau.; all were born in Virginia.

Jabe is listed as head-of-household in the 1910 Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, Callands, E.D. 88, family #265, May 6: Jabez R. Hankins, 62, farmer, married 42 years, parents born in Virginia; Lucy R., 61, married 42 years, 10 of 12 children living, parents born in Virginia; J.S., 34, son, single, farmer; all were born in Virginia.



Jabez married Lucy Rebecca Lawrence,31,675,786,787,788,789,1903,1904 daughter of Samuel Ervin Lawrence and Rebecca E. Campbell, Apr 16, 1868 in Henry Co., VA 31,675,786,787,788.,789 Lucy was born Feb 23, 1849 in Henry Co., VA,31,786,787,788,789,1903,1904 died Nov 29, 1923 in Henry Co., VA31 at age 74, and was buried in Hankins-Grant-Woodall Cem., Mtn. Valley, VA.31 Another name for Lucy was Lucy Rainey.

Marriage Notes: Their marriage license was applied for on 4/13/1868 in Henry Co., Virginia. George D. Gravely was the County Clerk signing the application. The application states that the marriage was to be conducted on 4/16/1868 in Henry Co., Virginia.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 1454 F    i. Anna Jean Hankins 40,786,1635,1941,1942 was born Aug 26, 1870 in VA,786,1635,1941,1942 died Nov 15, 1950 in Callands, VA at age 80, and was buried in Wyatt Cem., Callands, VA.

+ 1455 M    ii. Henry Fillmore Hankins 31,40,786,1943,1944,1945 was born in 1871 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,786,1943,1944,1945 died in 1927 in Henry Co., VA31 at age 56, and was buried in Hankins Cem., Snow Creek, VA.31

+ 1456 M    iii. Green Campbell Hankins 40,675,786,787,1946,1947 was born in Jun 1872 in Pittsylvania Co., VA786,787,1946,1947 and died before Apr 5, 1930.1948

   1457 M    iv. John Samuel Hankins 40,786,787,788,789,1941 was born Feb 25, 1875 in Henry or Pittsylvania Co., VA786,787,788,789,1892 and died Mar 10, 19351892 at age 60. Another name for John was Sam. He never married and had no children.

+ 1458 F    v. Ida Rebecca Hankins 31,40,209,786,1949,1950,1951,1952,1953,1954 was born Mar 1, 1876 in Mtn. Valley, Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,209,786,1949,1950,1951,1952,1953,1954 died Mar 30, 1957 in Martinsville, Henry Co., VA31,209 at age 81, and was buried in County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA.

+ 1459 F    vi. Lucy E. Hankins 40,786,1947,1955,1956,1957,1958 was born May 1, 1878 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,786,1947,1955,1956,1957,1958 died Mar 27, 1937 in Snow Creek, Franklin Co., VA at age 58, and was buried in Hankins Cem., Franklin Co., VA.

+ 1460 M    vii. Dr. Jabez Pete Hankins, M.D. 31,40,786,787,1959,1960,1961 was born Dec 26, 1879 in 2d Dist., Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,786,787,1959,1960,1961 died in 194431 at age 65, and was buried in Graham Cem., Orange, Orange Co., VA.31

+ 1461 M    viii. George Daniel Hankins 40,787,1962,1963,1964,1965 was born Dec 17, 1882 in Pittsylvania Co., VA787,1963,1964,1965 and died in 1953 in Henry Co., VA40 at age 71.

+ 1462 F    ix. Lee Gilley Hankins 40,787,1635,1966,1967 was born Jun 1, 1885 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.787,1635,1966,1967

   1463 F    x. Sallie Hankins 1968 was born in 1887 in Pittsylvania Co., VA1968 and died Jun 1, 1890 in Pittsylvania Co., VA1968 at age 3.

   1464 M    xi. Unnamed Hankins 1969 was born in 1889 in Pittsylvania Co., VA1969 and died Sep 12, 1889 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.1969

+ 1465 F    xii. Nannie Lou Hankins 787,1635,1970 was born Aug 17, 1891 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.787,1635,1970

530. Albert Cox Hankins 40,255,256,257,790,791,792,793,794 was born in Aug 1849 in Henry Co., VA,40,255,256,257,790,792,793,794 died before Jan 27, 1920 in Henry Co., VA,794 and was buried in Henry Co., VA.

General Notes: Very little is known of Albert's life, and there are no known photos of him available even though some family members recall seeing some in the distant past. It is very odd that no one seems to have any stories or memories to share of Albert's life.

In 1988, Lois Haley Shelton interviewed Sallie Fannie Wells Reynolds and she asked if she knew where Albert's middle name of Cox came from. She said that it was because they lived on Turkey Cock Mountain. However, as speculated by both Desmond Kendrick and James Hankins (Alberts' great grandson), it's likely that Albert's middle name of Cox was taken from the maiden name of his Great Grandma, Elinor Cox, wife of Joseph Jefferson Gravely, Sr.

Research Notes: In the 1850 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Albert is listed as unnamed and age 1. The census was taken on July 29, 1850, so Albert was born in either late Jun 1850, or possibly early Jul 1850. However, the 1900 census says he was born in Aug. 1849 which would have made him about 11 months old in the 1850 census.

Albert is listed as head-of-household in the 1880 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, family #431, June 26 (dic): Albert Hankins, 30, married, works on farm, parents born in Virginia; Susan, 24, wife, parents born in Virginia; S. Peyton, 8 (aic), son; John, 6, son; William D., 4, son; Fletcher, 1, son; all were born in Virginia.

Albert is listed as head-of-household in the 1900 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, E.D. 51, family #207, June 22: Albert Hankins, 50, married 29 years, born Aug. 1849 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia; Susan R., 44, wife, married 29 years, had 11 children and 9 still living; born Mar. 1856 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia; John A., 26, son, single, born Jan 1874; William D., 24, son, single, born Jan 1876; Joseph H., 19, son, single, born Oct 1880; Rosie M., 16, daughter, born Aug. 1883; Lawrence C., 13, son, born Aug. 1886; Willis R., 11, son, born Jan 1889; Gravely C., 5, son, born Oct 1894; Fletcher, 21, son, born Jun 1878; Mary E., 15, daughter-in-law, born Mar. 1885, had no children at this time, parents born in Virginia; all were born in Virginia.

Albert is listed as head-of-household in the 1910 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, District 67, family #33, May 3: Albert C. Hankins, 60, married 40 years, farmer, can read/write; Susan R., 54, wife, married 40 years, 10 of 12 children living, can read/write; Willis, 20, single, farmer laborer, can read/write; Rose, 25, single, can read/write; Gravely, 18, single, farm laborer, can read/write; Lucy, 9, single, can read/write; all were born in Virginia.

Albert died between May 3, 1910 and Jan 27, 1920 because he is not listed in the 1920 Census and his wife is a widow.



Albert married Susan Rebecca Lawrence,31,790,791,792,793,794,1904,1972,1973,1974 daughter of Samuel Ervin Lawrence and Rebecca E. Campbell, Feb 2, 1871 in Henry Co., VA 790,791,792,794.,1975 Susan was born Mar 9, 1856 in Henry Co., VA,31,790,792,793,794,1904,1972,1973,1974 died Jan 28, 1931 in Henry Co., VA31 at age 74, and was buried in Hankins-Martin-Haley Cem., Henry Co., VA.31

Marriage Notes: Their marriage license is dated Jan. 27, 1871 and signed by George L. Gravely, Clerk, Henry Co., Virginia. They were married by Rev. William C. Austin.

His marriage record transcription says he was born 1850.


Children from this marriage were:

   1466 M    i. Samuel Peyton Hankins 31,792,857,1973,1976,1977 was born Nov 2, 1871 in Henry Co., VA,31,792,857,1973,1976,1977 died Mar 12, 1948 in Henry Co., VA31 at age 76, and was buried in Hankins-Martin-Haley Cem., Henry Co., VA.31 The cause of his death was Heart attack. He never married and had no children.

+ 1467 M    ii. John Albert Hankins, Sr. 792,793,1978,1979,1980 was born Jan 7, 1874 in Henry Co., VA,792,793,1979 died Jan 12, 1926 in John A. Hankins Cem., Henry Co., VA1981 at age 52, and was buried in Henry Co., VA.

+ 1468 M    iii. William Daniel Hankins 31,792,793,1946,1982,1983,1984 was born Jan 25, 1876 in Henry Co., VA,31,792,793,1946,1982,1983,1984 died Mar 25, 1968 in Henry Co., VA31 at age 92, and was buried in Mt. Vernon Bapt. Ch. Cem., Axton, VA.31

   1469 F    iv. Byrd Hankins 1 was born Jan 25, 1876 in Henry Co., VA,1 died Jan 27, 1876 in Henry Co., VA,1 and was buried in Henry Co., VA.

+ 1470 M    v. Fletcher Lee Hankins 165,675,792,793,1985,1986,1987,1988 was born Jun 5, 1878 in Henry Co., VA,165,675,792,793,1985,1986,1987,1988 died May 15, 1939 in High Point, NC1985 at age 60, and was buried May 17, 1939 in Springfield FMH Cem., High Point, NC.1985

+ 1471 M    vi. Joseph Henry Hankins 40,675,793,1989,1990,1991,1992,1993,1994,1995 was born Oct 1, 1880 in Henry Co., VA,40,675,793,1989,1992,1993,1994,1995 died Mar 11, 1955 in Henry Co., VA40 at age 74, and was buried in Riddle Cem., Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA.40

   1472 F    vii. Unnamed Hankins 1996 was born Oct 1, 1880 in VA1996 and died Oct 1, 1880 in VA.1996

   1473 F    viii. Rosa Mae Hankins 31,793,794,1973 was born Aug 17, 1883 in Henry Co., VA,31,793,794,1973 died Jul 29, 1928 in Henry Co., VA31 at age 44, and was buried in Hankins Cem., Sandy River, Henry Co., VA.31 Another name for Rosa was Rose. She never married and had no children.

+ 1474 M    ix. Lawrence Campbell Hankins, Sr. 793,1946,1997,1998,1999 was born Aug 30, 1886 in Henry Co., VA,793,1946,1997,1998,1999 died Aug 20, 1962 at age 75, and was buried in Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville, VA.

   1475 M    x. Willis Richard Hankins 31,794,1973,1975,1976,1977 was born Jan 26, 1890 in Henry Co., VA,31,794,1973,1975,1976,1977 died May 6, 1955 in Henry Co., VA31 at age 65, and was buried in Hankins Cem., Sandy River, Henry Co., VA.31 Another name for Willis was Ruckus. He never married and had no children.

+ 1476 M    xi. Gravely Clark Hankins, Sr. 31,675,793,794,2000,2001,2002,2003 was born Oct 11, 1894 in Henry Co., VA,31,675,793,794,2000,2001,2002,2003 died Sep 6, 1955 in Henry Co., VA31,2000 at age 60, and was buried in Mt. Vernon Bapt. Ch. Cem., Axton, VA.31

   1477 F    xii. Lucy Ellen Hankins 31,794,1973,1974,1977 was born Jan 28, 1901 in Henry Co., VA,31,794,1973,1974,1977 died Feb 18, 1974 in Henry Co., VA31 at age 73, and was buried in Hankins Cem., Sandy River, Henry Co., VA.31 She never married and had no children.

531. Millard Filmore Hankins 256,257,795,796,797 was born in Dec 1852 in Henry Co., VA256,257,795,796,797 and died before Jan 30, 1920.798

Research Notes: Because of his given name and middle initial, it's presumed that he was named for our President Millard Filmore who lived from 1800-1874, and was President at the time of his birth. Thus, his middle name is listed as Filmore, but that may be in error. However, his middle initial is "F" and it almost certainly stands for Filmore.

Millard is listed as head-of-household in the 1880 Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, Callands, E.D. 165, family #140, June 9: Milard F. Hankins, 20, farmer, parents born in Virginia; Labindy, 25, wife, keeping house, parents born in Virginia; Tyler Morris, 33, black, married, servant, labors on farm, can't read/write, parents born in Virginia; all were born in Virginia.

He is listed as head-of-household in the 1910 Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, Callands, E.D. 88, family #285, May 6: M.F. Hankins, 57, farmer, married 36 years, self & parents born in Virginia; L.A., 57, wife, married 36 years, 0 of 1 child living, self & parents born in Virginia. Note: It appears that they only had one child during their marriage, and that child died young.

Millard married Labinda Ann Slaydon,784,795,796,797,798,2004,2005 daughter of William Byron Slaydon and Sarah Thomas Smith, about 1873/1874 795,796,797.,798 Labinda was born in Nov 1852 in Pittsylvania Co., VA795,796,797,798,2004,2005 and died Aug 27, 1932784 at age 79. Another name for Labinda was Bindy.

The child from this marriage was:

   1478 M    i. William Hankins 266 was born in 1891 in Pittsylvania Co., VA266 and died Jun 10, 1892 in Pittsylvania Co., VA266 at age 1.

539. John K. Austin 107,799,800 was born from 1824 to 1825 in VA800 and died before 1871.107

John married Sophia Ann Altick,107,799,800 daughter of Jacob Altick and Elizabeth Sink, Jul 27, 1855 in Franklin Co., VA 107,799.,800 Sophia was born in 1825 in Franklin Co., VA.800

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1479 M    i. Joseph H. Austin 107,800 was born in 1856 in Franklin Co., VA107,800 and died about 1892 in VA107 about age 36.

+ 1480 F    ii. Mary Elizabeth Austin 416 was born in 1857 in Franklin Co., VA.416

   1481 F    iii. Delilah Jane Austin 107,800,2006 was born from 1858 to 1860 in Franklin Co., VA.107,800,2006

   1482 F    iv. Susan Austin 107 was born in 1863 in Franklin Co., VA.107

540. James J. Austin 107,801,802,803,804,805 was born Feb 6, 1835 in VA,107,802,803,804,805 died May 15, 1913 in IN107 at age 78, and was buried in Corinth Cem., Adams, IN.107

James married Charlotte Fisher,107,801,802,803,804,805,2007 daughter of John Fisher and Unknown, Oct 7, 1858 in Franklin Co., VA 801,802,803,804.,805 Charlotte was born Dec 15, 1832 in VA,107,802,803,804,805,2007 died Mar 15, 1901 in Cass Co., IN107,805 at age 68, and was buried in Corinth Cem., Adams, IN.107

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1483 F    i. Mary Ann Austin 107,802,803,2008 was born Cal May 1860 in Franklin Co., VA.802,803

+ 1484 M    ii. Jacob Benjamin Austin 107,803,804,2009 was born Feb 10, 1862 in Franklin Co., VA107,803,804,2009 and died Jul 19, 1925 in IN107 at age 63.

   1485 M    iii. John O. Austin 107,803,804 was born Apr 9, 1865 in Franklin Co., VA,107,803,804 died Mar 12, 1935107 at age 69, and was buried in Mount Hope Cem., Cass Co., IN.107

   1486 F    iv. Maranda C. Austin 803,804 was born from 1866 to 1867 in Franklin Co., VA.803,804

   1487 M    v. Joseph Lee Austin 107,804,805 was born in May 1871 in Franklin Co., VA,107,804,805 died Dec 15, 1940107 at age 69, and was buried in Corinth Cem., Adams, IN.107

   1488 F    vi. Nancy J. Austin 804 was born from 1875 to 1876 in Franklin Co., VA.804

541. Daniel A. Austin 107,415 was born from 1837 to 1838 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.107,415

Research Notes: Another source indicates his middle initial is S.

Daniel married Letitia A. Byrd 107,415 Oct 5, 1858 in Franklin Co., VA 107.,415 Letitia was born in 1838 in Franklin Co., VA.415

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 415

Children from this marriage were:

   1489 F    i. Delilah Austin 107 was born in 1860.107

+ 1490 M    ii. John Henry Austin 107 was born Apr 11, 1861 in VA107 and died about 1911 in WV107 about age 50.

   1491 F    iii. Mary E. Austin 107 was born in 1864 in WV.107

   1492 M    iv. William Austin 107 was born in 1867.107

   1493 F    v. Sarah Austin 107 was born in 1869.107

   1494 M    vi. Benjamin F. Austin 107 was born in 1872.107

   1495 F    vii. Amanda Austin 107 was born in 1874.107

   1496 F    viii. Josephine Austin 107 was born in 1878.107

543. Frances E. Griggs 268,269,807,808,809,810,811,812 was born in Nov 1840 in Henry Co., VA.268,269,807,810,811,812 Another name for Frances was Fannie.

Research Notes: In the 1900 census they had been married for 30 years, and only 7-of-11 children were living. Her marriage transcription indicates her middle initial might be C.

Frances married Thomas O. Martin,807,808,809,810,811,812,2010,2011 son of William Orson Martin and Mary Catherine Riddle, Dec 10, 1869 in Henry Co., VA 807,808,809,810,811.,812 Thomas was born in Sep 1843 in Henry Co., VA.807,810,811,812,2010

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 807

Children from this marriage were:

   1497 M    i. Henry Martin 462,811 was born in 1873 in VA462,811 and died Dec 21, 1934 in Mtn. Valley, Henry Co., VA462 at age 61. He never married and had no children.

+ 1498 F    ii. Maggie L. Martin 811,2012,2013 was born in 1875 in Henry Co., VA.811,2012,2013

+ 1499 F    iii. Minnie F. Martin 811,812,2014 was born in Jun 1876 in Henry Co., VA.811,812,2015

   1500 M    iv. Samuel C. Martin 811,812 was born in Mar 1878 in VA.811,812 Another name for Samuel was Samp.

   1501 M    v. Charles Martin 811 was born in 1879 in Henry Co., VA.811

   1502 M    vi. Garfield W. Martin 812 was born in Dec 1881 in Henry Co., VA.812

   1503 F    vii. Susan J. Martin 812 was born in Sep 1884 in Henry Co., VA.812

+ 1504 F    viii. Myrtle S. Martin 812,2016,2017 was born in Sep 1889 in Henry Co., VA.812,2016

544. Reuben H. Griggs 269,806,813,814 was born in Apr 1840 in VA.269,806,813,814

Research Notes: Reubin is listed as head-of-household in the 1880 Census, Callands, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, pg 72b: Rubin Grigg, 38, born in Virginia, white, married, parents born in Virginia.

It appears that they may not have had any children. They were married in Dec 1868, yet 12 years later, at about age 40 for both of them, they have no children in their household during the 1880 Census.

In the 1900 census, a nephew, William Cobler, 18, born April 1888, single, self & parents born in Virginia, is living in his household; as of June 2006, his lines to either Reuben or Nance wasn't known.

Reuben married Nancy Fuller,47,806,813,814,2018,2019 daughter of Israel Fuller and Mary Elizabeth Aaron, Dec 24, 1868 in Pittsylvania Co., VA 813.,814 Nancy was born in Apr 1838 in VA.47,806,813,814,2018,2019 They had no children.

545. Delila Griggs 269,270 was born from 1843 to 1848 in VA.269,270

Delila married someone.

Her child was:

   1505 M    i. Vaden Griggs 270 was born from 1865 to 1866 in VA.270

546. Joseph C. Griggs 268,269,806,815,816,817 was born in May 1845 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.268,269,806,815,816,817

Research Notes: Joseph is listed as head-of-household in the 1870 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, family #29, June 30: Joseph Griggs, 25, farm laborer; Elizabeth, 27, keeping house; Eldrige C., 1, male, at home; Clara B., 2/12s, at home; James W. Clements, 10, white, at home; all were born in Virginia. James' relationship isn't known, however, with him being "at home" then he must be either the child of Elizabeth by a previous marriage, or Elizabeth's brother for who they are now the legal guardian, or a nephew, for who they are now the legal guardian.

In the 1900 census his surname is spelled Grigg.

Joseph married Mary Elizabeth Hankins,278,816,817,835,836,837 daughter of James Allen Hankins and Elizabeth Jane Barrow, Dec 18, 1866 in Henry Co., VA 815,816.,817 Mary was born in Jan 1843 in Henry Co., VA.278,816,817,835,836,837

Marriage Notes: He was single and she was a widow. 815

Children from this marriage were:

   1506 M    i. Eldridge C. Griggs 816,817 was born in Dec 1868 in Henry Co., VA.816,817

   1507 F    ii. Clara B. Griggs 816 was born in Apr 1870 in Henry Co., VA.816

548. Sarah F. Hankins 47,240,272,821,822,823 was born in Apr 1842 in Pittsylvania or Henry Co., VA.47,240,272,821,822,823 Another name for Sarah was Sally.

Research Notes: Also living in her household in the 1900 census is Maud Stephens, 12, born Mar. 1888 in Virginia, granddaughter; but her parents aren't known. However, the 1920 census clears it up in that Maude has married, and listed beneath her is Henrietta Stephens, her mother. Thus, it appears that Henrietta had Maud out-of-wedlock..

Sarah married Thomas J. Stephens 821,822,2020,2021,2022,2023 Sep 20, 1866 in Pittsylvania Co., VA 47,822.,2024 Thomas was born from 1800 to 1805 in VA821,822,2021,2022,2023 and died before Jun 4, 1900.823

Marriage Notes: Per the research of Posey L. Adkins Jr. <gwadkins@gamewood.net>: Thomas J. Stevens, age 60, widowed, carpenter, son of Reubin and Eady Stevens was married to Sarah F. Hankins, age 30, single, daughter of Reubin A. and Mary Hankins. 20 September 1866. They were married by B. J. Hall.

Note by James C. "Jim" Hankins: The 1850 Census indicates that Sarah was 8 years old, and thus born in about 1842. However, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia marriage records above (barring a transcription error) indicates that Sarah was age 30 on her marriage date of Sep. 20, 1866; that would mean Sarah was born in about 1836 instead of 1842 (about a 6-year discrepancy between two official records).
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Children from this marriage were:

+ 1508 F    i. Lorrie Henrietta Stephens 821,822,823,2025,2026 was born in Jun 1867 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.821,822,823,2025,2026

   1509 F    ii. Sarah T. Stephens 822,823 was born in Sep 1871 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.822,823

   1510 M    iii. Reuben E. Stephens 822,823,2025,2026,2027 was born in Jul 1873 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.822,823,2025,2026,2027

+ 1511 M    iv. Walter W. Stephens 822,2028 was born in Mar 1878 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.822,2028

549. Reuben Frank Hankins 240,272,824,825,826,827 was born in 1842 in Pittsylvania Co., VA240,272,824,825,826,827 and died before Apr 23, 1930.828

Research Notes: This is probably the same Reuben F. Hankins listed in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia Pension applications. If so, then he was wounded in the U.S. Civil War and had applied for a pension. To wit: Hankins, Reuben F., Co. B, 38th Regt. From pension records: Hankins, R. F., age 59 as of October 1902. Wounded in right foot, breast and hip in May 1862 in the Battle of Drury's Bluff, he received $15 yearly.

There is an obvious discrepancy between the 1900 census and the 1910 census. The 1910 census says they have been married 13 years, the first marriage for both, and she has had five children, and five are listed in 1910. However, in the 1900 census, Frank is single, Lucy is listed as Lucy J. Tatum, single, boarder, born May 1871, and also listed is Muncey O. Tatum, 9/12s. Obviously this is the same family but they aren't married, and they are living next door to Joseph and Nancy Tatum. There are two possibilities: 1) Lucy was previously married, but that doesn't seem likely, so Muncey is probably their out-of-wedlock child; or 2) Muncey was born out-of-wedlock to Lucy and someone else, and Frank adopted him after they married. Missing from their family in the 1900 census is Jessie, he is 13 in 1910, and only about 2-3 in 1900. Jessie appears three homes away in the 1900 census in the household of Jessie & Martha Griffith, who have been married 15 years but have no children. Martha is Lucy's sister and would explain his presence there.

In the 1910 census he is 67 and named as his wife is Lucy J., clearly 37, or about 30 years his junior. Oddly, it may be that she was even younger in the the 1900 census gives her age as 29, born May 1871, but in the 1880 census she is age 6, and stair-stepped between siblings which indicates that she was born about 1873 or 1874.

The oddest aspect of all census entries appears in the 1920 census. Here he is listed as 76 and a widow, followed by his children Muncie, Loyd, Lester, and Callie, and (get this) Lucy J. Tatum, 46, single, and housemaid. Lucy is obviously the same person appearing first with him in the 1920 census as Lucy Tatum, then in 1910 as Lucy J. Hankins (his wife), and now in 1920 as Tatum again, then back as Lucy Hankins in the 1930 census. It may very well be that they were never married, but lived as husband and wife, and even represented themselves as married at certain census times. The really odd aspect is that in the 1920 census he lists himself as a widow.

Reuben married Lucy Jane Tatum,824,825,826,827,828,2029 daughter of John T. Tatum and Velura A. Unknown, Aug 7, 1892 in Pittsylvania Co., VA 824,825.,826 Lucy was born in May 1874 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.824,825,826,827,828,2029

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 824

Children from this marriage were:

   1512 M    i. Jessie C. Hankins 826,2030 was born in Dec 1896 in VA.826,2030

+ 1513 M    ii. Muncie O. Hankins 825,826,827,2031,2032 was born Sep 12, 1899 in Pittsylvania Co., VA825,826,827,2031,2032 and died in Aug 19862032 at age 86.

+ 1514 F    iii. Rosa Lee Hankins 826,2033,2034,2035,2036 was born in 1902 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.826,2034,2035,2036

   1515 M    iv. William Lloyd Hankins 826,827,828 was born in 1906 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.826,827,828

   1516 M    v. Frank Lester Hankins 826,827,2037 was born in Dec 1908 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.826,827,2037

   1517 F    vi. Callie J. Hankins 827,828 was born from 1915 to 1916 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.827,828

551. Edward C. Hankins 47,52,240,272 was born in 1845 in Pittsylvania or Henry Co., VA.47,240,272

Research Notes: Their marriage information comes from the Pittsylvania Co., Virginia Marriage Records (1860-1869): Hankins, Edward C., 22, single, occupation Farmer, son of Reubin and Mary Hankins to Caroline M. Warren, 24, single, daughter of Sampson and Sarah A. Warren.16 September 1869. Married by Balaam Warren.

Edward married Caroline M. Warren,47,1451,1452 daughter of Sampson Warren and Sarah A. Martin, Sep 16, 1869 in Pittsylvania Co., VA 47.,1576 Caroline was born in 1845 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.47,1451,1452

Marriage Notes: Per the research of Posey L. Adkins, Jr: Hankins, Edward C., age 22, single, occupation Farmer, son of Reubin and Mary Hankins to Caroline M. Warren, age 24, single, daughter of Sampson and Sarah A. Warren. 16 September 1869. Married by Balaam Warren.
1576,2038

555. Mary Elizabeth Hankins 278,816,817,835,836,837 was born in Jan 1843 in Henry Co., VA.278,816,817,835,836,837

Research Notes: Eliza is listed in the 1870 census in the household of her parents.

In the 1900 census she has been married 33 years, age 57, born Jan 1843, self & parents born in Virginia, and only 5 of 13 children are living.

Mary married George H. Clements 837,2040 Oct 28, 1858 in Henry Co., VA 837.,2040 George was born in 1839 in Henry Co., VA.837,2040

Marriage Notes: At the time of their marriage, they were both single.

The child from this marriage was:

   1518 M    i. James W. Clements 816,834,837 was born in Feb 1860 in Henry Co., VA.816,834,837

Mary next married Joseph C. Griggs,268,269,806,815,816,817 son of Pleasant William Griggs and Margaret W. Hankins, Dec 18, 1866 in Henry Co., VA 815,816.,817 Joseph was born in May 1845 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.268,269,806,815,816,817

Marriage Notes: He was single and she was a widow. 815

(Duplicate Line. See Person 546)

556. David M. Hankins 278,279,838,839,840 was born Jan 17, 1845 in Henry Co., VA,278,279,838,839,840 died Jun 20, 1872 in Tunstall, Pittsylvania Co., VA839 at age 27, and was buried in Hankins Cem., Mtn. Valley, Henry Co., VA.

General Notes: His grave is located about 1.8 miles off Route 623 on Deer Haven Drive. It is on the left side of the road (maybe 20 feet from the highway), across from a mobile home. For these directions, enter Deer Haven Drive from Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, about a mile past County Line Christian Church.

As told by Sallie Fanny Wells Reynolds in 1988, David was given a farm to go to war in place of a Clement man. The Clements were well to do people and owned a lot of land up and down Turkeycock Mountain. David went to war and got killed and his brother George and his mama Jane inherited the farm. This information implies that David died during the war, and that contradicts his death date of 1872. However, he could have died later from complications from wounds received during the U.S. Civil War, so the basic information could still be correct for both his death date, and his farm. Also, since he was still a young man of 27 if he died in 1872, this also indicates he died an untimely death that may have been from injuries during the war.

Research Notes: David's name is clearly spelled Danl in the 1860 Census, but that is obviously a mistake.

David is listed as head-of-household in the 1870 Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, Whitmell, family #955, July 2: David M. Hankins, 25, retail grocer, real estate / property valued at $300 / $500, self and parents born in Virginia; James Hankins, 19, keeping house, born in Virginia. Note: James is his younger brother.

David married Susan A. Demeris Barker,2041,2042,2043 daughter of Stephen H. Barker and Susan Elizabeth Walton, Nov 14, 1871 in Danville, VA.838 Susan was born in 1853 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.2041,2042,2043

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 838

557. Martha J. Hankins 4,278,279,841,842 was born in 1847 in Henry Co., VA4,278,279,841 and died Apr 11, 1890 in VA4 at age 43.

Martha married Alexander E. White,4,841,842,2044 son of William White and Louisa Letitia Aron, Nov 6, 1867 in Henry Co., VA 4,842.,2045 Alexander was born Aug 10, 1844 in Franklin Co., VA,4,841,2044 died Jan 24, 1921 in Burlington, Alamance Co., NC4 at age 76, and was buried in Brown's Chapel Cem., Burlington, NC.4 Another name for Alexander was Alex.

Children from this marriage were:

   1519 F    i. Corah White .

   1520 M    ii. James William White .

+ 1521 F    iii. Anna Mae White 4,31,2046 was born Jun 26, 1869 in Henry Co., VA,4,31,2046 died Nov 24, 1953 in Eden, Rockingham Co., NC4,31,2046 at age 84, and was buried Nov 26, 1953 in Mt. Olivet Christian Ch. Cem., Laurel Park, VA.4,31,2046

   1522 F    iv. Lelia M. White was born in 1880 and died before 1915.

   1523 F    v. Rosa B. White was born in 1880 and died before 1915.

   1524 M    vi. Charlie White was born in 1880 and died before 1915.

+ 1525 M    vii. Adrian Ivy White 31 was born Sep 16, 1881,31 died Dec 16, 1962 in Graham, Alamance Co., NC31 at age 81, and was buried in Alamance Mem. Park, Burlington, NC.31

+ 1526 F    viii. Mary Magdalene White was born Apr 15, 1881 in Saint Louis, MO, died Aug 29, 1968 in Greensboro, NC at age 87, and was buried in Guilford Mem., Park, Greensboro, NC.

+ 1527 F    ix. Ida Lee White 2044 was born in Jan 1886 in MO,2044 died Mar 25, 1961 in Burlington, Alamance Co., NC at age 75, and was buried in St. Mark's Ref. Ch., Burlington, NC.

558. James Madison Hankins, Jr. 278,279,840,843 was born in Nov 1849 in Henry Co., VA.278,279,840,843

Research Notes: In the 1850 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, James is listed as 9-months old; since the census was taken on July 29, 1850, then James was born about November 1849. In the 1860 Census, his name is clearly spelled "Jas Jr.", 10, born in Virginia. However, his marriage record transcription spells out his name as James Madison.

James is living with his brother David, in the 1870 Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, Whitmell, Jul 2, 1870, family #955.

James married Ardenia Jane Lynch,843,2047 daughter of Robert Lynch and Frances McCarty, Feb 28, 1871 in Danville, VA.843 Ardenia was born from 1853 to 1855 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.843,2047

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 843

559. Eliza Jane Hankins 31,820,844,845,846,847,848,849,850 was born Oct 16, 1852 in Henry Co., VA,31,820,844,846,847,848,849,850 died Mar 2, 1920851 at age 67, and was buried in Dove Cem., Leatherwood, VA.851

Research Notes: Her name, or nickname, isn't spelled clearly in the 1880 census.

In the 1900 census she is living in the household of her son Walter.

In the 1910 census, she is living in the household of her son-in-law, William A. Dove; she is 54, a widow, and 5 of 6 children are living. She is also living in his household in the 1920 census.

Eliza married Richard J. Rigney 31,844,845,846 Nov 21, 1872 in Henry Co., VA 844,845.,849 Richard was born Sep 20, 1849 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,844,846 died Jan 19, 1900 in VA31 at age 50, and was buried in Dove Cem., Leatherwood, VA.31

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 844

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1528 M    i. Otha J. Kendrick Rigney 31,846,1404,2048,2049 was born Jan 17, 1873 in Callands, VA,31,846,2048 died Dec 9, 194831 at age 75, and was buried in Camp Branch PBC Cem., Henry Co., VA.31

+ 1529 F    ii. Rosa L. Rigney 462,846,849,850,2050 was born Feb 14, 1874 in Callands, VA,462,846,849,850,2050 died Feb 10, 1930 in Dyer's Store, Henry Co., VA462 at age 55, and was buried in Fam. Cem., Dyer's Store, Henry Co., VA.462

   1530 F    iii. Josephine Rigney 2051 was born Feb 14, 1874 in Callands, VA2051 and died before 1881.

+ 1531 M    iv. Walter S. Rigney 846,848,2049,2052 was born in Apr 1875 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.846,848,2052

+ 1532 F    v. Annie Jane Rigney 31,2053,2054,2055,2056,2057 was born Nov 13, 1883 in Henry Co., VA,31,2053,2054,2055,2056,2057 died Dec 27, 196531,2054 at age 82, and was buried in Camp Branch PBC Cem., Henry Co., VA.31,2054

+ 1533 F    vi. Lula J. Rigney 31,1476,1478,1479,1488,2049 was born Sep 25, 1885 in Henry Co., VA31,1476,1478,1479,1488 and was buried in Dove Cem., Leatherwood, VA.31

561. Angeline E. Hankins 279,280,852,853,854,855,856 was born in Jun 1858 in Henry Co., VA.279,280,852,855,856 Another name for Angeline was Angie.

Research Notes: In the 1860 census she is named Angel.

In the 1900 census she is called Angie E., 41, born Jun 1858, married 22 years, and 9-of-9 children living.

Her son's death record transcription names her as Angelina.

Angeline married John Thomas Jones,852,853,854,855,856,2058 son of Moseby G. Jones and Dorothea Ann Unknown, Jul 17, 1877 in Henry Co., VA 853,854,855,856.,2059 John was born in Nov 1854 in Henry Co., VA.852,855,856,2058

Marriage Notes: Her marriage record transcription says she was born 1859, whereas the 1900 census says June 1858.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1534 F    i. Lillie M. Jones 855,1943 was born in May 1878 in Henry Co., VA.855,1943

   1535 F    ii. Mary L. Jones 855,856,1943,2060 was born in Dec 1879 in Henry Co., VA.855,856,1943,2060

   1536 M    iii. John Reamy Jones 856,2061 was born Sep 27, 1883 in Henry Co., VA.856,2061

   1537 M    iv. Fitzhugh Lee Jones 856,2062 was born Sep 29, 1885 in Henry Co., VA.856,2062

   1538 M    v. Benjamin Thomas Jones 856,2063,2064 was born Jan 22, 1888 in 2d Dist., Franklin Co., VA,856,2063,2064 died Dec 27, 1949 in Oxford, Granville Co., NC2064 at age 61, and was buried Dec 29, 1949 in New Hope Ch. Cem., Skipwith, VA.2064

   1539 M    vi. Samuel H. Jones 856,2065 was born Mar 12, 1890 in 2d Dist., Franklin Co., VA.856,2065

   1540 M    vii. Charles L. Jones 856 was born in Jun 1892 in VA.856

   1541 F    viii. Gracie J. Jones 856 was born in Jun 1894 in VA.856

   1542 F    ix. Annie J. Jones 856 was born in Oct 1896 in VA.856

562. George W. Hankins 40,280,675,820,834,857,858,859,860 was born in Feb 1860 in Henry Co., VA.280,675,820,834,857,858,859,860

Research Notes: George is listed as head-of-household in the 1900 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, E.D. 52, family #11, June 2: George W. Hankins, 40 (1860), farmer, married 16 years, parents born in Virginia; Nannie M., 42 (1858), wife; married 16 years; Rebecca M., 15 (1884), dau., single; Mary J., 1 (1899), dau.; Rebecca Lawrence, 75 (aic) (1825), widowed, 8 of 9 children living, mother-in-law, parents born in Virginia; Peyton Hankins, 29 (1872), cousin, parents born in Virginia; all were born in Virginia.

George is listed as head-of-household in the 1930 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, family #156, April 17: George W. Hankins, 76, farmer, married at age 25, parents born in Virginia; Nancie M., 74, wife, married at 23, parents born in Virginia; both were born in Virginia.

Obituary: The Daily Bulletin, Martinsville, Va., Fri., Feb. 28, 1936: Mountain Valley, Va.: George W. Hankins, 76 died Wednesday night a week ago at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Isla (sic) Gregory in Danville, from pneumonia. He was sick three days. The remains were brought to County Line Christian Church of which he was a member and funeral services were conducted by the Rev. W.C. Clark of Callands, after which the remains were carried to his old home place and buried by the grave of his wife, who died about four years ago. Mr. Hankins had been in declining health for over twelve months. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Oscar Eanes of near Danville, and Mrs. Isla Gregory of Danville; several grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews and one brother, Joe H. Hankins of Spray, N.C.

His birth is listed in the book by Beverly Merritt: Birth Records of Henry County, Virginia 1853-1976, p. 48, 16 Feby. 1860: George Washington Hankins, son of James Allen & Elizabeth Jane Hankins.

Note by Jim Hankins: Some sources indicate his middle name is William, and that may be true, however, because "George Washington" is a typical naming in honor America's first President, and the source is based on a review of birth records, this name is listed in this work as George Washington Hankins.

George married Nancy Missouri Lawrence,675,857,858,859,860,1904,1972,2066 daughter of Samuel Ervin Lawrence and Rebecca E. Campbell, Nov 1, 1883 in Henry Co., VA 40,675,857,858,859.,860 Nancy was born in Sep 1858 in Henry Co., VA.675,857,858,859,860,1904,1972,2066 Another name for Nancy was Nannie Lawrence.

Marriage Notes: Ref. Anne Vestal-Miller's book: The Marriage Register of Henry County, Virginia, Vol. II, 1879-1893, pp. 24 & 25, 1 Nov. 1883: Geo. W. Hankins, 23, single, born Henry Co., Virginia, son of J. & E. Hankins, married A.M. Lawrence, 23, single, born Henry Co., Virginia, daughter of S. & B. Lawrence. Note by Jim Hankins: Although this shows her initials as A.M., it is probably incorrect because she is named as Nancy M. in the 1850, 1860 and 1870 census.
659

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1543 F    i. Rebecca Martha Hankins 521,857,2067,2068 was born Sep 7, 1884 in Henry Co., VA,521,857,2067,2068 died Apr 8, 1955 in Danville Hosp., Danville, VA521 at age 70, and was buried Apr 10, 1955 in Highland Burial Park, Danville, VA.521

+ 1544 F    ii. Mary Jane Hankins 31,857,858,1404,1489,2069,2070 was born Mar 8, 1899 in Henry Co., VA,31,857,858,1489,2069,2070 died Oct 4, 1972 in Danville, VA31 at age 73, and was buried in Highland Burial Park, Danville, VA.31

563. Joseph Henry Hankins 31,280,832,834,861,862,863,864,865,866,867,868,869,870 was born Jan 13, 1863 in Henry Co., VA,31,280,832,834,861,862,868,869,870 died Nov 27, 1937 in Spray, Rockingham Co., NC31,862 at age 74, and was buried Nov 29, 1937 in Overlook Cem., Eden, NC.31,862 The cause of his death was Bronchial pneumonia.862 Another name for Joseph was Joe.

General Notes: They lived in Rockingham Co., North Carolina.

Research Notes: Joseph is listed as head-of-household in the 1900 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, E.D. 52, family #4, June 1: Joseph H. Hankins, 37 (Jan 1863), farmer, single, parents born in Virginia; Elizabeth R., 74 (Nov 1825), mother, widowed, 9 of 10 children living, parents born in Virginia; both were born in Virginia.

His family is listed as head-of-household in the 1910 Census, Rockingham Co., North Carolina, family #56, April 18, but oddly he is listed as Jerry: Jerry H. Hankins, 37, married 9 years, works in cotton mill; parents born in Virginia; Bettie K., 25, married 9 years, 4 of 6 children living, parents born in Virginia; Annie E., 7, dau.; Henry F., 8 (aic), son; Cora V., 2, dau., born in North Carolina; Willie S., 2/12s, born in North Carolina; all were born in Virginia except as otherwise stated.

He is listed as head-of-household in the 1930 Census, Rockingham Co., North Carolina, Leaksville, E.D. 8, family #59, April 5: J.H. Hankins, 68, married at 37, foreman in cotton mill, home valued at $2000, self & parents born in Virginia; Bettie Kate, 45, wife, married at 17, self & parents born in Virginia; James, 24, son, single, packer in cotton mill, born in Virginia; Lonnie, 18, son, packer in cotton mill; Ila Mae, 15, dau., single, sampler in cotton mill; Myrtle, 13, dau.; Raymond, 11, son; all the children after James were born in North Carolina.

Joseph married Bettie Kate Gauldin,31,861,864,865,867,868,869,870,2072,2073 daughter of Robert Gauldin and Elizabeth Lawrence, Aug 25, 1901 in Henry Co., VA 31,861,863,864,865,867,868,869.,870 Bettie was born Nov 22, 1884 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,31,861,868,869,870,2072,2073 died Sep 21, 1951 in Spray, Rockingham Co., NC31,2072 at age 66, and was buried Sep 23, 1951 in Overlook Cem., Eden, NC.31,2072 The cause of her death was Diabetes, complicated by gangrene of the feet.2072

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 861

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1545 F    i. Annie E. Hankins 868,869,2074 was born in 1902 in VA.868,869,2074

+ 1546 M    ii. Henry James Hankins, Sr. 868,869,2071,2075,2076 was born Feb 12, 1906 in Henry Co., VA,868,869,2071,2075,2076 died Dec 5, 1962 in Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC2075 at age 56, and was buried Dec 7, 1962 in Overlook Cem., Eden, NC.2075

   1547 F    iii. Cora V. Hankins 868 was born from 1907 to 1908 in Rockingham Co., NC.868

+ 1548 M    iv. William Bryant Hankins 31,868,869,2077,2078,2079 was born Jan 5, 1910 in Rockingham Co., NC,31,868,869,2077,2078,2079 died May 28, 1949 in Walker Mem. Hosp., Wilmington, NC31,2078 at age 39, and was buried in Overlook Cem., Eden, NC.31

+ 1549 M    v. Lonnie Taylor Hankins 31,462,869,870,1489,2071,2080 was born Mar 12, 1912 in Eden, Rockingham Co., NC,31,462,869,870,1489,2071,2080 died Dec 28, 2000 in Eden, Rockingham Co., NC31,462 at age 88, and was buried in Overlook Cem., Eden, NC.31

+ 1550 F    vi. Ila Mae Hankins 863,869,870,2081 was born Nov 26, 1914 in Rockingham Co., NC,863,869,870,2081 died Jun 25, 1971 in Eden, Rockingham Co., NC863 at age 56, and was buried Jun 27, 1971 in Overlook Cem., Eden, NC.863

+ 1551 F    vii. Myrtle Pauline Hankins 31,462,869,870,1489,2071 was born Jan 2, 1917 in Rockingham Co., NC,31,462,869,870,1489,2071 died Jun 16, 2005 in Moorehead Mem. Hosp., Eden, NC31,462 at age 88, and was buried in Overlook Cem., Eden, NC.31,462

+ 1552 M    viii. Raymond Edward Hankins, Sr. 31,869,870,2071,2082,2083,2084 was born Dec 3, 1918 in Rockingham Co., NC,31,869,870,2071,2082,2083 died Dec 29, 1961 in Draper, Rockingham Co., NC31,2083 at age 43, and was buried Dec 31, 1961 in Roselawn Mem. Gdns., Reidsville, NC.31,2083

564. Robert Lee Hankins 280,834,871,872,873,874 was born in Feb 1865 in Henry Co., VA280,834,871,874 and died before Apr 21, 1910.875

Research Notes: The 1870 and 1880 census indicate his birth at about 1865, but the 1900 census says he was born in Feb. 1870; it's likely that his age is understated in the 1900 census, and he died prior to the 1910 census.

Other sources indicate his middle initial as E, but his son's death certificate names him as Robert Lee.

Robert married Julia E. Bowles,871,872,873,874,875,2085 daughter of Middleton Grief Bowles and Eliza Jane Wells, Oct 22, 1894 in Henry Co., VA 871,872.,873 Julia was born in Mar 1870 in Franklin Co., VA.871,874,875,2085

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 871

Children from this marriage were:

   1553 M    i. John David Hankins 874,2086 was born Feb 9, 1896 in VA,874,2086 died Sep 14, 1952 in Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., NC2086 at age 56, and was buried Sep 16, 1952 in Woodland Cem., Winston-Salem, NC.2086 The cause of his death was Found dead in bed (probably from acute heart attack).

   1554 F    ii. Bessie L. Hankins 874 was born in Sep 1898 in VA.874

   1555 F    iii. Eliza Maude Hankins 874,875 was born in May 1899 in VA.874,875

   1556 F    iv. Loula Hankins 875 was born in 1901 in VA.875

+ 1557 F    v. Lillie B. Hankins 875,1489 was born Cal Oct 1908 in Henry Co., VA.875,1489

565. Elizabeth Jane Overton 31,241,283,876,877,878,879 was born Oct 20, 1838 in VA,31,241,283,877,878,879 died Aug 22, 1918 in Rockingham Co., NC31,283 at age 79, and was buried in Cascade Mem. Park, Cascade, VA.31,283 The cause of her death was Paralysis.283

General Notes: The biological father of Elizabeth's children after her marriage to Bill Austin was a question; and since her children bore the Overton surname they apparently were all born out-of-wedlock. Another Elizabeth Overton, same age, and born in Virginia, appears in the 1880 census in Nebraska, and closely resembles her family, but she also appears in the 1900 census, while this Elizabeth also appears in the 1900 census in Virginia, so they are not the same person.

Her death certificate says she was born and buried in North Carolina, but her tombstone is in Virginia.

Research Notes: She is living with her grandmother, Elizabeth Hankins, in the 1860 Census.

She is living with her son-in-law, Henry J. Jones, in the 1900 census. She is 61, widowed, born Oct. 1838, and has 3 of 3 children living. Note: There is no indication that she was ever married, and in the 1910 census she indicates that 3 of 6 children are living. The living 3 are obviously the same 3 stated in the 1900 census. Note: Although named as his mother in the 1900 census, the 1910 census names her as his mother-in-law.

She is living with her son-in-law, Henry J. Jones, in the 1910 Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, Callands, family #267: Elizabeth J. Overton, 71, mother-in-law, widowed, 3 of 6 children living, self & parents born in Virginia.

Although her death certificate says she and her parents were born in North Carolina, earlier census data consistently says Virginia for them all. It also names her as Elizabeth Jane.

Elizabeth married Bill Austin.2087

Elizabeth next married Jack Overton. Marriage status: an affair.

Children from this marriage were:

   1558 M    i. Rankin J. Overton 241 was born in 1856 in VA.241

+ 1559 M    ii. James Monroe Overton 2088,2089,2090 was born from 1869 to 1871 in VA.2089,2090 (Born out-of-wedlock)

+ 1560 F    iii. Lillian Overton 878,879,2091,2092 was born in Nov 1871 in Henry Co., VA.878,879,2091 (Born out-of-wedlock)

+ 1561 F    iv. Ellen Elizabeth Overton 878,879,1365,2087,2093,2094 was born in Aug 1878 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.878,879,1365,2094 (Born out-of-wedlock)

566. William T. Overton 285,877,880,881,882 was born Jul 23, 1840 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,285,877,880,881,882 died Oct 10, 1909 in Pittsylvania Co., VA880 at age 69, and was buried in Swansonville Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA. Another name for William was Bill.

General Notes: Bill was a farmer. His grave is located a cemetery near the junction of Rt. 612 and 840, Pittsylvania, Co., Virginia. He served in the Confederate Army, during the U.S. Civil War, from 1861 to 1865, in the 21st Virginia. According to Pittsylvania County Confederate records, he was wounded many times and once severely wounded.

Research Notes: William is listed as head-of-household in the 1900 Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, Tunstall, E.D. 94, family #127, June 9: William T. Overton, 60 (Mar 1840), married 33 years, farmer, parents born in Virginia; Susan T., 60 (Dec 1839), wife, married 33 years, 5 of 6 children living, parents born in Virginia; John T., 23 (Oct 1876), son, single; Annie L. Jones, 18 (Jul 1881), niece, single; all were born in Virginia.

Bill's tombstone reads: "His record was an honorable one".

William married Susan T. Eanes,521,881,882,2095,2096 daughter of Edward Eanes and Sarah Jane Taylor, Nov 4, 1866 in Pittsylvania Co., VA 47,881.,882 Susan was born Dec 23, 1839 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,881,882,2095,2096 died Sep 28, 1923 in Pittsylvania Co., VA at age 83, and was buried in Swansonville Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA.

Marriage Notes: They were married by James N. Bell.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 1562 M    i. Granville Lee Overton 521,881,2096,2097,2098,2099 was born Apr 28, 1868 in Callands, VA,521,881,2096,2098,2099 died Aug 31, 1928 in Sandy River, Pittsylvania Co., VA521 at age 60, and was buried in County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA.521

+ 1563 M    ii. Henry Clay Overton 521,2100,2101,2102,2103,2104 was born in Jun 1870 in Henry Co., VA.2100,2101,2102,2103,2104

+ 1564 F    iii. Emma C. Overton 881,2105 was born Jul 27, 1870 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,881,2105 died Mar 22, 1962 at age 91, and was buried in Huffville Ch. Cem., Floyd Co., VA.

+ 1565 F    iv. Ada Overton 881,2106,2107,2108 was born Jun 24, 1873 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,881,2106,2107,2108 died Jun 19, 1942 in Callands, VA at age 68, and was buried in Liberty Bapt., Ch. Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA.

+ 1566 M    v. John Thomas Overton 881,882,2095,2109,2110 was born Oct 12, 1876 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,881,882,2095,2109,2110 died Jan 15, 1959 at age 82, and was buried in Swansonville Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA.

+ 1567 F    vi. Naomi Maude Overton 40,521,2095,2111,2112,2113,2114 was born Dec 15, 1882 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,521,2095,2111,2112,2113,2114 died Feb 8, 1954 in Danville, VA521 at age 71, and was buried in Liberty Bapt., Ch. Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA.521

568. Letitia F. Overton 877,880 was born in 1845 in Pittsylvania Co., VA (prob.).877,880

Letitia married Ferdinand Hurd 880 before Jul 3, 1860 820.,880

569. Moses Edward Overton, Jr. 47,284,285,883,884 was born in 1846 in VA47,284,285 and died before Jun 5, 1900.885 Another name for Moses was Ed.

Moses married Mary L. Stephens,47,883,884,885 daughter of Thomas Stephens and Betsy Unknown, Nov 6, 1867 in Pittsylvania Co., VA 47,883.,884 Mary was born in Jul 1844 in VA.47,885

Marriage Notes: They were married by James N. Bell.


Children from this marriage were:

   1568 M    i. Sam Overton .2115

+ 1569 F    ii. Lucy Bet Overton 2115,2116,2117 was born Aug 26, 1869,2115,2117 died Apr 14, 19502115 at age 80, and was buried in Taylor Cem., Axton, VA.2115

+ 1570 F    iii. Valeria C. Overton 462 was born in 1875, died Oct 27, 1955 in Staunton, VA462 at age 80, and was buried in Overton Cem., Mtn. Valley, Henry Co., VA.

+ 1571 F    iv. Mary E. Overton 885,1763,2118,2119,2120,2121 was born Sep 28, 1877 in Henry Co., VA,885,1763,2118,2119,2120,2121 died Jun 25, 1951 in Draper, Rockingham Co., NC2118 at age 73, and was buried Jun 28, 1951 in Danview Cem., Eden, NC.2118

571. Martha Ann Overton 284,285,880 was born in Feb 1850 in Halifax, Halifax Co., VA.284,285,880

Research Notes: The Census entry indicates that Martha was born in Jun or Jul of 1850, instead of Feb.

Martha married Byrd Newton Jones 880.,2122 Byrd was born in 1850 in VA.2122

The child from this marriage was:

+ 1572 F    i. Annie Lou Jones 882,1404,2122,2123,2124,2125 was born in Jul 1881 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.882,2123,2124,2125

573. James Richard Overton 286,287,886,887,888,889,890,891 was born in Aug 1852 in Henry Co., VA.286,287,886,887,889,890,891

Research Notes: James and Sally are twins.

James is listed as head-of-household in the 1900 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, E.D. 51, family #66, June 5: James R. (iic) Overton, 47 (Aug 1852), farm laborer, married 12 years, parents born in Virginia; Aurelia A., 52 (Aug 1847), wife, married 12 years, 0 of 0 children living, parents born in Virginia; both were born in Virginia.

James married Amelia A. Gilbert,889,2126,2127,2128 daughter of William W. Gilbert and Mary Unknown, Jan 15, 1885 in Henry Co., VA 889.,2126 Amelia was born in Aug 1849 in Henry Co., VA889,2126,2127,2128 and died before Nov 22, 1903.2129 Another name for Amelia was Milly. They had no children.

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 2126

James next married Virginia V. Bowles,888,890,891,2085,2130,2131,2132,2133,2134 daughter of Middleton Grief Bowles and Eliza Jane Wells, Nov 22, 1903 in Henry Co., VA 888,890,891.,2129 Virginia was born Mar 3, 1868 in Henry Co., VA.890,891,2085,2130,2131,2132,2134 Another name for Virginia was Jennie.

Marriage Notes: He was widowed and she was divorced. 2129

Children from this marriage were:

+ 1573 F    i. Martha Ann Overton 890,891,2135,2136 was born in 1904 in Henry Co., VA.890,891,2135,2136

+ 1574 F    ii. Nannie E. Overton 890,891,2137,2138 was born in 1906 in Henry Co., VA.890,891,2137,2138

574. John Hudson Overton 285,880,892,893,894,895,896,897,898,899 was born Nov 7, 1853 in Pittsylvania Co., VA,285,880,892,895,896,897,898,899 died Feb 25, 1946 in Henry Co., VA880 at age 92, and was buried in Mt. Zion Meth. Ch., Cem., Henry Co., VA.880

General Notes: Another researcher indicates that his middle name may have been Holm.

Research Notes: John is listed in the household of Meredith C. Lawrence in the 1870 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, family #21, June 30,1870: John Overton, 17, farm laborer, born in Virginia.

He is listed as head-of-household in the 1880 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Leatherwood, E.D. 129, family #320, June 16-17: John H. Overton, 26, farmer, parents born in Virginia; Nannie, 25, wife, keeping house, parents born in Virginia; Joseph H., 1, son; Ferdinand Huff, 17, single, white, boarder, works on farm, parents born in Virginia; Dora Woodall, 10, black, servant nurse, can't read/write, parents born in Virginia; all were born in Virginia.

He is listed as head-of-household in the 1900 Census, Henry Co., Virginia, Reed Creek, E.D. 55, family #73, June 5: John H. Overton, 46 (Dec 1853), married 22 years, farmer, parents born in Virginia; Nannie F., 45 (Jan 1855), wife, married 22 years, 9 of 9 children living, parents born in Virginia; Willie H., 16 (Jun 1883), son, farm laborer; Gracie, 15 (May 1885), dau., single; Mary, 13 (May 1887), dau.; George H., 10 (Jul 1889), son; Nannie K., 6 (Mar 1894), dau.; all were born in Virginia.

The 1900 census says he was born in Dec 1853 vice Oct 1853.

John married Nannie Elizabeth Hundley,892,894,896,897,898 daughter of W. W. Hundley and Nannie Unknown, Feb 17, 1878 in Henry Co., VA 880,892,893,894,896,897.,898 Nannie was born Jan 6, 1855 in Henry Co., VA183,892,896,897,898 and died Mar 21, 1917183,899 at age 62.

Marriage Notes: They were both single.

Children from this marriage were:

   1575 M    i. Joseph Hundley Overton 880,896,2140 was born Nov 14, 1878 in VA896,2140 and died Jul 17, 19552140 at age 76.

+ 1576 M    ii. Fitzhugh Lee Overton, Sr. 880,2141,2142,2143 was born Jul 10, 1880 in Henry Co., VA2141,2142,2143 and died Jan 12, 1953 in Rock, Mercer Co., WV880 at age 72.

+ 1577 M    iii. William H. Overton 880,897,2140,2144 was born Jun 10, 1882 in VA880,897,2140 and died about 19502140 about age 68.

+ 1578 F    iv. Grace Overton 880,897,898,2140,2145,2146 was born May 25, 1885 in VA880,897,898,2140,2145,2146 and died Feb 22, 1976880,2140 at age 90.

+ 1579 F    v. Mary Susan Overton 880,897,2140,2147 was born May 30, 1887 in VA880,897,2140,2147 and died Mar 23, 1986880 at age 98.

+ 1580 M    vi. George Hiram Overton 880,897,898,899,1489,2140 was born Jul 25, 1890 in Henry Co., VA880,897,898,899,1489,2140 and died Sep 25, 1940 in Parkersburg, Wood Co., WV880 at age 50.

   1581 F    vii. Iva Overton 880 was born Jan 1, 1891 in Henry Co., VA880 and died Aug 30, 1891.880

+ 1582 F    viii. Nannie Kate Overton 880,897,898,1489,2148,2149 was born Mar 5, 1894 in Henry Co., VA,880,897,898,1489,2149 died Jul 3, 1993 in Henry Co., VA880,2140 at age 99, and was buried in Mountain View Cem., Ridgeway, VA.

+ 1583 F    ix. Anne May Overton 880,898,899,1183,2150 was born Jun 24, 1900 in Henry Co., VA880,898,899,1183,2150 and died Mar 30, 1986880,2140 at age 85.

575. Amanda L. Overton 285,286,287,880,900 was born from 1855 to 1856 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.285,286,287,880,900

Research Notes: In the 1870 census her name appears to be Mauda.

Amanda is listed in the household of her mother in the 1880 Census, Leatherwood, Henry Co., Virginia, pg 69d: Amanda, 24, born in Virginia, white, single, daughter.

Amanda married C. E. Carter 880,900 Dec 24, 1890 in Henry Co., VA 880.,900 C. was born from 1855 to 1856 in Henry Co., VA.900

Marriage Notes: They were both single. 900

590. Thomas Benton Curry 293,294,906,907 was born Nov 18, 1845 in Adair Co., KY,293,294,906,907 died Feb 5, 1927 in Picnic, Adair Co., KY at age 81, and was buried Feb 6, 1927 in Picnic, Adair Co., KY.

Thomas married Malinda A. Ross 906,907 Dec 4, 1879 in Adair Co., KY 906.,907 Malinda was born in 1860 in KY.906,907

591. John P. Curry 56,293,294,908,909 was born in Jul 1847 in KY.56,293,294,908,909

John married Mary Susan Ross 908,909 Oct 29, 1878 in Adair Co., KY 908.,909 Mary was born in Jul 1852 in KY.908,909 They had no children.

594. Susan F. Curry 56,294,295,910,911,912 was born Apr 9, 1857 in Cumberland Co., KY.56,294,295,910,911,912

Research Notes: In the 1900 census she is called Susan F., 43, born Apr. 1857, married 18 years, 4-of-5 children living, her father was born in Virginia, and her mother in Kentucky.

Susan married John R. Aulgur 911,912 Dec 31, 1882 in Cumberland Co., KY 911.,912 John was born in Aug 1858 in KY.911

Children from this marriage were:

   1584 M    i. John E. Aulgur 912 was born in Jan 1886 in TX.912

   1585 M    ii. Robert C. Aulgur 912 was born in Dec 1888 in TX.912

   1586 F    iii. Jessie Aulgur 912 was born in Sep 1891 in TX.912

   1587 F    iv. Carrie Jo Aulgur 912,2151 was born in Apr 1895 in TX.912,2151

601. George W. Curry 56,298,914,915 was born from 1842 to 1845 in KY.56,298,914,915

George married Matilda Jane Forbes 914,915 Sep 13, 1869 in Adair Co., KY 914.,915 Matilda was born in 1850 in KY.915

615. Luvenia Lucy Privette 301,918 was born from 1856 to 1857 in KY301 and died in 1946 in Louisville, KY918 at age 90. Another name for Luvenia was Jennie.

Luvenia married John W. Nunn.2152

616. Mary Anna Privette 56,301,919,920,921 was born in Jun 1860 in KY56,301,919,921 and died in 1936 in Louisville, KY920 at age 76. Another name for Mary was Annie.

Research Notes: In the 1900 census she is called Annie, 39, born June 1860 (likely wrong because she was 2 in the 1860 census), married 16 years, 2-of-2 children living, and her parents were born in Kentucy.

Mary married Daniel P. Murray 919,921,2153 Dec 28, 1884 in Metcalfe Co., KY 919,920.,921 Daniel was born in Apr 1854 in KY.919,921

Children from this marriage were:

   1588 M    i. Clifton E. Murray 921 was born in Mar 1886 in KY.921

   1589 F    ii. Hallie Murray 921 was born in Feb 1888 in KY.921

619. James Madison Curry 56,305,924 was born in May 1858 in Adair Co., KY56,305,924 and died before Apr 12, 1940.925

James married Mary Ellen Unknown 924,925 in 1889/1890.924 Mary was born in Aug 1859 in AR.924,925

The child from this marriage was:

+ 1590 F    i. Josephine A. Curry 925,2154,2155,2156 was born Jun 10, 1906 in Dallas, TX,925,2155,2156 died Jul 14, 1971 in Baylor Univ. Med. Ctr., Dallas, TX2155 at age 65, and was buried Jul 15, 1971 in Grove Hill Mem. Park, Dallas, TX.2155


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