Erath County, TX, Posted Queries for

Erath County, TX

Posted Queries for June 1997


GIBSON, REASONER posted by Janis Lindemann on Wednesday, June 4, 1997

Would like to share information regarding William GIBSON of Pope Co. AR and his wife, Angeline (?) REASONER, who moved from Crawford Co. AR by 1850 and to Erath/Palo Pinto Co.s TX about 1860. William GIBSON'S father was my gggrandfather. Need help in locating the GIBSON family on census before 1830. Have much information to share on both the GIBSON and REASONER lines, as well as the siblings of William.

CLEVELAND, DAY, JAMES, KAYLOR, TIDWELL posted by Vicki Johnson on Thursday, June 5, 1997

I am searching for any info on William H. JAMES b 1865 in Granbury, Hood Co., TX. Married Eliza Jane DAY 22 Dec 1888 in Granbury, Hood Co., TX. Had the following children: Roy Day b abt 1894, Thomas Elvis b 27 May 1900, Jesse B. b 21 Oct 1903, William Basil b 22 Dec 1906. I know William H. died in Acton, Hood Co., TX on 7 Aug 1929 and was buried in the Acton Cemetery, but I'm trying to find out what the "H" stands for in the middle name. Roy Day JAMES married Winnie TIDWELL and also Anna Lee CLEVELAND. Thomas Elivs married Annie Bell KAYLOR. Don't know anything about Jesse B. or William Basil. Surely there has to be some descendants that may know where these people settled. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

DANIEL, NEEL, WEAVER posted by Shirley Derington on Friday, June 6, 1997

Would like any information on William H. NEEL, propr. of the Dublin Leader, Erath County. He was born around 1860 and married Mauld WEAVER in 1885 in Erath County. I would like any information on the NEEL and DANIEL family. Will exchange information.

HENSON, LOVELADY posted by Myrl Ross on Monday, June 9, 1997

I am interested in corresponding with any descendants of Jerry N HENSON. He died n Erath Co TX, Aug 26, 1920. His first wife is unknown Had ch: Mollie b 1866 and Cora. 2)m Georgeann LOVELADY, May 28, 1871 in Collin Co. CH:Otto, Martha Ellen, John S, Emma May, Ethel B, Fannie and Robert. In 1880 Bell Co. census a Henrietta LOVELADY was listed as step-daughter. Family lived in Bell co(1880 Bell Co Census), Cooke Co. (1900) and Tom Green Co. (1910). 3) mar Annie Unknown and was living in Erath Co. when he died in 1920. Any info will be appreciated.

DAVENPORT, DAVENPORTS, DEVENPORT, DEVENPORTS posted by Don Crawford on Tuesday, June 10, 1997

Seeking information on Erath Co. DEVENPORTS/DAVENPORTS. Martha A DEVENPORT b. 1795 NC, d. 7-23-1875, buried @ Round Grove Cem., Erath Co. Migrated from Hot Spring Co., AR abt 1870 with William, Calvin, Richard, and Henry DEVENPORT/DAVENPORT to near Bunyun. Seeking & will exchange data.

BABER, JACKSON posted by Kathryn Jackson Miller on Wednesday, June 11, 1997

I am looking for information on the BABER and JACKSON families. My Grandfather was George Arthur JACKSON and Grandmother was Lola Marie BABER. They lived in Bluffdale, Texas. I have some info on Grandfather but nothing on Grandmother. She died in the 1930s. They are both buried at Rock church. I know nothing of my grandmothers history. Thank you for your time.

FIKE, MCCARTY, ROBERTS posted by Carolyn Sparks on Monday, June 16, 1997

Looking for parentage or any information on the following ancestor who died in Waco, Texas: Chandler"Jake" ROBERTS b. abt. 1820 d. 3/17/1867 Waco, Texas m. Martha MCCARTY b. 2/27/1827 in Dallas Co., Alabama d. 6/21/1901 (f. James MCCARTY m. Nancy FIKE) Children: Isaac Bateman ROBERTS b. 3/10/1867 in Erath co., Texas d. 10/10, 1935 in Voss, Coleman County, Texas; John Wesley ROBERTS b. 1854; Henry Sinclair ROBERTS b. 1863 d. 1931; Jacob Z. ROBERTS b. 1858 d. 1932; James ROBERTS; Mary Francis ROBERTS; Nancy Jenny ROBERTS b. 1846; William Chandler ROBERTS d. 1951.

WILSON, WOOD posted by Vicki Shaffer on Wednesday, June 18, 1997

WILSON, Benjamiin F. b. ca 1840 in NC or SC He was living in Erath Co. TX in 1880. He was married to A.T. WOOD. Would like hear from anyone with connections to this family. Email me at

MILLER, WOODS posted by Mary Miller Whisenhunt on Friday, June 20, 1997

Looking for information on the Jesse MILLER and Marshall WOODS families. My great-grandfather Jesse's son was also name Jesse. My grandfather Jesse MILLER married Opal WOODS. They had 9 children: Harwood, Orville, Lowell Wayne, R.D. "Craig", Bobby, Gene, Alta and Ann (know 7). My grandfather, John Marshall WOODS lived in Morgan Mill and operated a cotton mill there. Many of my relatives still live in Stephenville. If you know any of our history, please write to me at: Mary Miller Whisenhunt 38 Anna Cade Rd.

BEAVER, BELL, NEELEY, NIX posted by Jim Beaver on Friday, June 20, 1997

Looking for info on BEAVER family. Earliest known: John Wilson BEAVER, d.7 May 1937, Seymour (Baylor Co.). Married Nora Lee NIX, died Seymour (Baylor Co.). Son Joseph Frank BEAVER, b. 10 Nov 1893 (Erath Co.), died 13 Apr 1951, Iowa Park (Wichita Co.). Married Beulah Inez BELL, b. 20 Jul 1893, (Fannin Co.), d. 1985?, (Wichita Co.). Her father was Rush Montgomery BELL, b.1847, d.8 Apr 1905, Telephone (Fannin Co.). He was married to Addie Marie NEELEY, b. Jan 1855, d.8 Apr 1913, (Camp Co.). Joseph Frank BEAVER and Beulah Inez BELL were the parents of my father, James Norman BEAVER, b.27 Oct 1924, Iowa Park (Wichita Co.). .

SIMPSON posted by Rick Charnes on Friday, June 20, 1997

SIMPSON family of Erath County. Thomas married Texas in 1877 and they had (at least) 7 children between 1878 and 1895: Louis, Lafayette, Birdie, Ola, Thomas, Joseph and John. Maybe there are some descendants of these folks out there?

BOLES, CALDWELL, CARD, DOGGETT, JONES, MORGAN, SMITH, TYLER posted by Cindy Johnson on Sunday, June 22, 1997

Looking for ancestors and descendants of Charles Stewart JONES listed in the 1850 census of Shelby County with the following children: Mances JONES (male) Age 12 b. 1838 in AL, Coleman JONES (male) Age 11 b. AL, Foster JONES (male) Age 9 b. TX, Catherine JONES (female) Age 7 b. TX, Charles JONES (male) Age 5 b. TX, Grachery JONES (male) Age 4 b. TX, Enoch JONES (male) Age 1 b. TX. I would like any information on this family. Enoch Grubbs "Nuck" JONES was my gggrandfather. He was married to Catherine Elizabeth DOGGETT. Also seeking kin of the DOGGETT family. Children of Jessee DOGGETT and Mary CARD of Patroon are: Leonard DOGGETT 1854, Georgia m. Amanda MORGAN Catherine Elizabeth DOGGETT b.Feb.25,1855 d. May 5,1923 in Noble, LA. Ella DOGGETT 1857 d.1913-1914 Converse, LA Willie DOGGETT b.1859 m. Octavia TYLER Bonner Moreland DOGGETT b.Nov.12, 1861 in Patroon, Shelby County d.Apr. 26, 1925 Center, TX, Burton DOGGETT b.1864 John DOGGETT. Children of Jessee DOGGETT and Catherine SMITH: Gus DOGGETT m. Sallie BOLES, Abner DOGGETT m. Florence CALDWELL. Thank you for any help you may provide. I am willing to share what we have on these families.

BRIDE, CAPERTON, HARRISON posted by Barbara Calleja on Sunday, June 22, 1997

Looking for information on HARRISON family. George Caperton HARRISON was postmaster near Jayton in the late 1800's, was later a tax assessor-collector. Married to Margaret Eleanor MC BRIDE, 1886 in Tennessee. I have a copy of a 20+ page family history beginning with Hugh M. HARRISON and listing many grand-children of George CAPERTON. It was given to me by Mrs. Thelma Page of Arizona.

MORRIS, SANDERS posted by Kirk D. Lyons on Thursday, June 26, 1997

Seek info on ancestry, family & descendants of John W. SANDERS (born Nov 9, 1849 in GA, died Aug 3, 1896 in Erath County, Texas) married on Jan 8, 1874 in Cleburne Co. AL to Laura A. MORRIS (born Oct 6, 1856 in AL, died Jul 22, 1904 in Erath County, Texas. Don't know when they moved to Texas or Erath Co. Known Children: Willie David, born Oct 8, 1879 in AL died Mar 10, 1932 in Erath County, Texas; Samuel Dewitt "Dee" SANDERS born Nov 11, 1888 in Anniston, Calhoun Co, AL, died June 15, 1953 in Big Spring, Howard County, TX. It is possible that Dee was born in Dublin, Texas. Any information on this SANDERS/MORRIS line would be appreciated. I know nothing else about this part of my family. .

LEWIS, LOYD, MCCOY, STEWART posted by Ben Reavis on Saturday, June 28, 1997

George W. LEWIS, b. 16 Nov 1844--26 Jan 1941 married in Llano Co., TX. in abt. 1864 Sarah Jane LOYD, b. 24 Jun 1847-5 Nov 1905. They moved to Atascosa Co. in 1875 and were in the 1880 Frio Co., TX census. They were in the 1900 Somervell Co., TX census. Both are buried in the Nancy Smith Cemetery in Somervell Co. along with their daughters Safornia and Mary Ellen and families. Their children were Alva, 1865; Safornia, 12 May 1867-20 Nov 1941; Mary Ellen, 14 Jan 1869-11 Nov 1946; David, 1871; and James, 1873. Safornia married Robert L. STEWART (26 Oct 1866-9 Jan 1944)); Mary Ellen married George M. MCCOY (16 Jun 1868-3 Feb 1944) in Erath Co., TX. .

MAHAN, SADBERRY posted by Andy Taylor on Sunday, June 29, 1997

I am looking for anything on the MAHAN and SADBERRY family line. I have a fair amount of data on the above dating back to the mid 1800's in Erath and Comanche counties. Thank you for any help...Andy

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