Bastrop County, Texas


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Son of Abel Patrick Cain and Nancy Elizabeth Knight

1/2 brother to Martha Kelly Tiner, Mary Elbanie Kelly Richardson, Daniel C. Kelly and William L Kelly of Bastrop Co, TX

Texas Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, A Collection of Bible and Family Records.

Volume I, 1976

Genealogical Records Committee, Mrs. Robert Dawson Evans, State Chairman

Genealogical Records Committee, NSDAR, Mrs. Ralph E. Theobald, Chairman

From the Cain Bible, carried by James Michael Cain during the Civil War.

J. M. Cain and Susan Richardson married December 1854

J. M. Cain born April 2, 1834

Susan born April 27, 1836

Cassie A born September 20, 1855

Elijah Daniel born September 23, 1857

James A. born April 1859

Mary Alice born March 28, 1861

John Morgan Cheatham (spelling) July 16, 1863

Bryon Alner born February 25, 1866

Mary A. Cain, wife of J. M. Cain born September 19, 1841

Lake Pugh born February 13, 1869

Mark Pomery born September 26, 1871

Bedford Paton born February 19, 1874

James M. and Mary A. married October 5, 1864

J. M. Cain and Sarah A. Henley married 12th of October 1874

Sarah A. Henley, wife of J. M. Cain born Dec 16, 1848

Dyer Swan born August 8, 1875

Minnie Blanche born May 2, 1877

Chapley Harrison born April 28, 1879

Elijah Daniel Texas died September 4, 18__

Susan Cain died June 23, 1864

Polly A. Cain died February 22, 1874

James M. Cain, Sr died April 30, 1886

Robert L. Cain 1888

Dyer Swan August 21, 1888

J. M. Cain died March 15, 1923

Mary Alice Haynes July 19, 1925

Mabry E born August 20, 1885

Bible transcript is at Liberty CO, TX museum and certified by curator.

1850 Lee CO, GA census: 50th dist, page 237 family 44: Kelley, Nancy 42 F GA, Cain, James M 16 m farmer AL, Kelley, Mary L 12 F GA, Martha B 10 F GA, Daniel C 6 M GA, William D 3 M GA, Williams, Burrell D. C. 21 M GA, Casan his wife 19 F GA.

page 119 1860 Baker Co, GA J. M. Cain aged 27 B. GA, Susan age 28 GA, Cassie age 4 GA, J. M. age 1 GA, Nancy Kelly age 50 B. GA, Martha age19 GA, Daniel age 17 GA, William age14 GA

1870 Liberty CO, TX census: Cain, James M 36, m w Farming 75 AL, Mary A 22 f w keeping house GA, Cassie A 14 f w GA, James M 10 M w GA, Mary Ellen 9 f w GA, James M 7 m w GA, Byron O 4 f w GA, Lake H 1 m w TX.

1880 Bastrop Co, TX census: 113: Cain James M w m 46 farmer, Sarah w f 31 wife kh, Cassie w f 24 daughter, James M w f 21 son farm laborer, Marg A w f 18 daughter, Jake M w m 16 son farm laborer, Byron O w f 14 daughter, Lake P w m 11 son work on farm, Mark P w m 8 son, Beford P w m 6 son, Dyer S w m 4 son, Nina B w f 3 daughter, Chapley H w m 1 son, Henley William w m 9 step son, Cynthia A w f 7 step daughter


William Houston Turner and his wife Francis Elizabeth Eaves Turner are buried in the McDade Cemetery. William's son Herman Louis Turne my grandfatherHis mother and father are listed as well on these pages Their names are Adam Turner and Leticia Hunter Turner They are buried in Pleasantville Cemetery in Brown County Adam's sister Sally married a Cottle and is buried in the lost Cottle Cemetery in Cottletown. His Sister Deborah Married Ahijah Highsmith who was a ranger in the War of 1812. Someone told me they were buried in the Cottle Cemetery as well. His nephew Benjamin Franklin Highsmith married Adam's daughter Elizabeth Turner, his 1st cousin. They are buried in the Jones Cemetery in Utopia Texas. He was a messenger at the Alamo and later at San Jacinto under William Ware and then became a Texas Ranger. Adam's Brother Winslow Turner was one of the original 18 men at Gonzales "Come and Take It" Winslow's son also known as Winslow died in McDade and was reinturred in the Texas State Cemetery in the Republic Section. He was a veteran of the Battle of San Jacinto. I am attaching pages of William Houston's Bible and a picture of Adam Turner and Leticia Turner's new tombstones. I am also including some letters from "Josie" whose grat grandmother was

Adam Turner's sister Sally Cottle. Also I am including a photo of my Great-great grandfather Robert Aten who is buried in the Oak Hill Cemetery there in Bastrop County. He was a Yankee Civil War veteran He is buried by his daughter Isadora Alice Aten Owen and her husband TW Owen and my grandparents Herman Louis Turner and Chloe Dean Owen Turner His brother Austin Aten was a inister and sat with Sam Bass until he died. His nephew Ira Aten became a Texas Ranger and is listed as one of the distinguihed Rangers and had the oldest known Texa Ranger Badge which is now in his grandson's possession in California. GORDON DOUGLAS TURNER

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