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Henry County Family

submitted by Mina M Bickerstaff

Henry Surnames mentioned on this page:

Jarrett   Wright   Jones   Cockerham

Griffin   Tidwell   Clayton   Cash   Shadix

Strickland   Holloways   Burns   Johnson   Shaw   Hand

Sarah Wright Jarrett was born 1814, died 1901. She was the daughter of Pleasant Wright and Nancy Jones. Pleasant was the son of Nathaniel Wright and Elizabeth Cockerham. Ralph Raford Jarrett was the son of Peter Jarrett and Susannah Griffin originally of Lunenberg Co, VA, the Abbeville Co., SC before moving on to Georgia.

We have no birth/death information on Henry Tidwell. Sarah Ann Jarrett Tidwell was born September 1843, died 1921. Known children: (1) Thomas R. Tidwell, born 1870, died 1956 in Henry Co., GA, married Eula E. _____, born 1884, died 1932. Children of Thomas and Eula: Walter Tidwell, born ca 1904, James Tidwell, born ca 1906, Ruby L. Tidwell, born 1910. (2) Laura Tidwell, born September 22, 1880, married Cash Clayton (son of Stephen A. Clayton and his 2nd wife Elizabeth Cash; Stephen is also my gg grandfather, Emmeline Jane Clayton was born to him and his 1st wife Emily Shadix. Emmeline Jane Clayton married William Raford Jarrett, brother to Sarah Ann Jarrett Tidwell). Children of Laura Tidwell and Cash Clayton: Robert Clayton, born 1914, died young, Emmett Clayton, born 1916, died young, Thomas Clayton, Kate Clayton.

Mary Susan Jarrett Strickland was born October 13, 1841, died 1915, married William Nathaniel Strickland, who was born March 2, 1826, died ca 1870. Known children of M. Susan Jarrett and William Nathaniel Strickland: William Nathaniel Strickland, born Nopv. 16, 1863 in Henry Co., GA, died there Dec 16, 1945, John Thomas Strickland, born ca 1868, died ca 1951, Henry Co., GA.

F. Catherine (Kitty) Jarrett was unmarried but had a son: William Ralph Jarrett, born May 12, 1887, died Nov. 8, 1945, Clayton Co., GA; married Vina Holloway, born Jan 19, 1890, died Oct 30, 1971.

Other children of Ralph Raford Jarrett and Sarah Wright Jarrett were: Peter Jarrett, born ca 1836, married Oct 7, 1861 to Mary Burns

Jane L. Jarrett, born ca 1838 in GA; married Colden Johnson Jan 6, 1856, in McDonough, Henry Co., GA.

Elizabeth C. Jarrett, born about 1845 in GA; married George A. Shaw; had child Mary Shaw.

William Raford Jarrett (my g-grandfather), born June 26, 1848, GA; married Emmeline Jane Clayton, born Aug 9, 1848, Barnesville, GA, died Sep 11, 1901, Cass Co., TX, buried Corinth Cemetery in Cass Co., TX. William Raford died Mar 10, 1909, Hensley, AR, buried Orion Cemetery Redfield, Jefferson Co., AR. My mother, Clara Mae Jarrett Clark was their youngest child and is the only one of the nine still living at age 82 (in very poor health in nursing home care). . Nathan Scott Jarrett, born ca 1848 in GA, died young.

Frances F. Jarrett, born in GA. Appears in the 1880 Henry Co. GA census with Thomas and Matilda Hand as sister-in-law.

Matilda M. Jarrett, born Sep 9, 1856 in GA, died Oct 30, 1929, Lonoke Co., AR; married Mar 9, 1878 In Henry Co., GA to Thomas Major Hand, born Aug 16, 1855 in GA, died Aug 19, 1955, Little Rock, AR. Both buried Mulberry Cemetery, England, AR>

Henry County Family Biographies Index

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