James H. Gilmore Sr.

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FATHER:    James Heard GILMORE, Sr.
birth:           3 May 1821 - , , GA
marriage:    4 Oct 1841 - , Talbot Co., GA
died:           22 Sep 1905 - near Geneva, Talbot Co., GA
buried:        Sep 1905 - Cox Cemetery, near Geneva, Talbot co., GA
Military:       Wimberly's Co. State Troops [GA] (Co. K - 9th GA Militia - CSA)
father:         ????
mother:       ????
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MOTHER:    Martha Camilla CARTWRIGHT
birth;            21 Aug 1821 - , Fairfield Co., SC
marriage:     4 Oct 1841 - , Talbot Co., GA
died:            30 May 1898 - near Geneva, Talbot Co., GA
buried:         1898 - Cox Cemetery, near Geneva, Talbot Co., GA
father:          Phillip S. CARTWRIGHT
mother:        ????
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CHILD 1:     Louisa A. GILMORE
birth:           5 Oct 1844 - , Talbot Co., GA
married:      William KELLER
marriage:    11 Apr 1860 - , Talbot Co., GA
died:           15 Feb 1904 - Talbotton, Talbot Co., GA
buried:        Feb 1904 - Oak Hill Cemetery, Talbotton, Talbot Co., GA
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CHILD 2:    Margarete Savilla GILMORE
birth:           1845 - , Talbot Co., GA
death:         ????
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CHILD 3:    Sarah E. GILMORE (single)   
birth:          22 Feb 1847 - , Talbot Co., GA
died:           17 May 1899 - near Geneva, Talbot Co., GA
buried:        May 1899 - Cox Cemetery, near Geneva, Talbot Co., GA
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CHILD 4:    Nancy GILMORE
birth:          19 Oct 1849 - Talbot Co., GA
married:      Rev. Benjamin Calhoun ANSLEY
marriage:    27 Jun 1869 - , Talbot Co., GA
died:           23 Mar 1937 - , Henderson Co., TX
buried:        Mar 1937 - Douglassville Cemetry, Douglassville, Cass Co., TX
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CHILD 5:    Martha Ann GILMORE (single)
birth:          1 Feb 1852 - , Talbot Co., GA
died:           4 Jun 1907 - Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA
buried:        5 Jun 1907 - Cox Cemetery, near Geneva, Talbot Co., GA
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CHILD 5:    Thomas GILMORE
birth:          1856 - , Talbot Co., GA
died:           ????
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CHILD 7:    Clara GILMORE (single)
birth:          1 Apr 1858 - , Talbot Co., GA
died:          29 May 1941 - , , GA
buried:        1941 - Cox Cemetery, near Geneva, Talbot Co., GA
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CHILD 8:    James Heard GILMORE, Jr.
birth:          May 1861 - , Talbot Co., GA
died:          ????
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CHILD 9:    Willie Anna GILMORE
birth:          18 Apr 1864 - , Talbot Co., GA
married:      William Samuel BLAIR
marriage;    14 Feb 1883 - Talbotton, Talbot Co., GA
died:           6 Jan 1908 - Canton, Van Zandt Co., TX
buried:        9 Jan 1908 - Morris Chapel Cemetery, Canton, Van Zandt Co., TX
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NOTES:
FAMILY:
Census:  1850; 1860; 1870; 1880; 1900 - Talbot Co., GA  In 1850 living in another household.
Books:  Jordan, Robert:  There Was a Land: A History of Talbot County.
             Davidson, R. H.  A Rockaway In Talbot.  Both books at Clayton Library, Houston.
 
James Heard GILMORE
Will:  Leaves entire estate, both real and personal to daughters Martha Ann GILMORE and Clara GILMORE, inasmuch as they cared for him in his old age.  States he had others sons and daughters, but doesn't name them.
Masonic:  Letter from Ted H. Hendon, Grand Secretary, Grand Lodge of Georgia F&AM, 811 Mulberry Street, Macon, GA (7 Jun 1995).  Shows 25 years of service as Tyler of Olive Lodge #10, was  given emeritus status in 1892 [70 years of age with twenty years in good standing], and his death date as September 22, 1905.
Obituary:  The Talbotton New Era, Thursday, October 5, 1905, page 2.  [Transcribed by Carla Miles].
 
Martha Camilla CARTWRIGHT
School:  Attended a finishing school for young ladies in Talbot Co.  [Telephone conversation with Anna Ruth (BLAIR) RIBB].
 
Louisa A. GILMORE
Will:  Dated 28 Apr 1903.  Probated 8 Mar 1904.  Basically leaves entire estate to Masonic Orphanage, Macon, GA.  No mention is made of her adopted son William KELLER, Jr., even though he was alive at this time.
 
Nancy GILMORE
Census:  1870 - Talbot Co., GA; 
              1880 - Buena Vista, Marion, GA - FHL 1254157, page 92A.
              1900 - Smith Co., TX - Vol 97; ED 103; Sheet 13; Line 96; Precinct #3 {Clayton].
              1910 - Grimes Co., TX - SD 8; ED 27; Sheet 14B; Line 93; Precinct #1 [Clayton].
              1920 - Titus Co., TX - SD 1; ED 173; Sheet 2A; Line 5; Precinct #8 [Clayton].
Death:  Texas Bureau of Vital Statistics - 1903 - 1940 - Death Index; page 702.  Cert #9437 - Henderson Co., TX [Clayton].
Texas:  The Ansley's came to Texas and settled at Douglassville near Texarkana.  [Letter from Eleanor DOUTHIT - 6 Sep 1994].  Rev. Ben ANSLEY served several churches in the Douglassville, TX area during his tenure [e-mail from one of his great-granddaughters.].
 
Clara GILMORE
Lived:  As of 1939, Clara lived at 1312 - 18th Street, Columbus, GA (postmark and address on envelope sent from Media Research Bureau, 1110 "F" Street, Washington, DC to Miss Clara Gilmore).
 
Willie Anna GILMORE
Children:  Five daughters and five sons.  First seven children were born in Talbot Ccounty, the eight child in Harris Co., GA; and the last two children in Van Zandt Co., TX.  [Number of children listed in the obituary for W. S. BLAIR].
Death Certificate:  Texas Bureau of Vital Statistics, Delayed Death certificate - Lists cause of death as pneumonia.  [After having 10 children it could be more than pneumonia].
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SUBMITTED BY:  Jack Lewis BLAIR (Willie Anna (GILMORE) BLAIR's grandchild.)
e-mail:  [email protected]

A big thanks goes out to Jack Blair ← for submitting this information!