Harriet V. Wilson

F, ID# 15360, b. circa 1845
  • Birth*: She was born circa 1845.3
  • Last Edited: 24 Mar 2002

Citations

  1. [S732] Hubert V. Prettyman, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 23 Mar 2002, (naming James A. Wilson as her father).
  2. [S732] Hubert V. Prettyman, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 23 Mar 2002, (naming Frances Jane Ridgeway as her mother).
  3. [S732] Hubert V. Prettyman, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 23 Mar 2002.

Capt. John Marion Harper

M, ID# 15361, b. 15 June 1840, d. 21 March 1930

John Marion Harper and Rebecca Jane Alexander Harper, courtesy of Francie Herring.

  • Note*: In the Civil War he served in the 12th Alabama Cavalry.3

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a biography and a picture of what may be a family home, is here.
  • Last Edited: 23 Nov 2016

Family 2: Rebecca Jane Alexander b. 31 Mar 1843, d. 15 Oct 1924

Citations

  1. [S733] Francie Herring, family group sheet provided to Roger Bartlett, 27 Mar 2002 (naming Jesse Harper as his father).
  2. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above (naming Samantha Shelton as his mother).
  3. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above.
  4. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1987), New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 5 (giving the date but not naming the place).
  5. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 22 Mar 1930, part 1, p. 16 (obituary of J. M. Harper) (not giving the date or place but stating that he was ninety years old when he died on 21 Mar 1930).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for John Marion Harper, memorial no. 28097731, viewed on 23 Nov 2016.
  7. [S175] Supposition as to marriage, based on common grave marker.
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Rebecca Jane Alexander Harper, memorial no. 28097808, viewed on 23 Nov 2016 (not giving the date).
  9. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 22 Mar 1930, part 1, p. 16 (obituary of J. M. Harper); 23 Mar 1930, part 1, p. 15 (obituary of Capt. J. M. Harper).
  10. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above (giving the date but stating that he died in Chatfield, Texas).
  11. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 5 (common marker with Rebecca J. Harper) (naming the place but not giving the date).
  12. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 23 Mar 1930, part 1, p. 15 (obituary of Capt. J. M. Harper) (giving the date and stating that he was buried in Chatfield, Texas without identifying the cemetery).
  13. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for John Marion Harper, memorial no. 28097731, viewed on 23 Nov 2016 (not giving the date; stating that interment was in the Old Chatfield Cemetery).
  14. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above (naming John Marion Harper as his father).
  15. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above (giving his name as William Marion Harper and naming John Marion Harper as his father).
  16. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above (naming John Marion Harper as her father).
  17. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 22 Mar 1930, part 1, p. 16 (obituary of J. M. Harper) (naming J. M. Harper as her father).

Rebecca Jane Alexander

F, ID# 15362, b. 31 March 1843, d. 15 October 1924

Rebecca Jane Alexander and John Marion Harper, courtesy of Francie Herring.

  • Other Names*: Rebecca Alexander, Rebecca Jane Alexander Harper, Rebecca Jane Harper, Rebecca Alexander Harper, Rebecca Harper, Rebeckah Alexander, Rebeckah Jane Alexander Harper, Rebeckah Jane Harper, RebeckahAlexander Harper, Rebeckah Harper.
  • Obituary*: “MRS. J. M. HARPER PASSED AWAY LAST NIGHT RICE HOME
       "WAS MOTHER OF CITY SECRETARY JOHN HARPER OF CORSICANA
       "Mrs. Rebeckah [sic] Jane Harper, wife of Capt. J. M. Harper, passed away at the family home in Rice last night after a long illness, aged 81 years.
       "Surviving the deceased are her husband and six sons and two daughters: Dr. W. M. Harper, Dallas; Jess Harper, G. W. Harper and R. L. Harper of Rice; Joe Harper of Palestine, City Secretary J. A. Harper of Corsicana, and Mrs. James Mizell of Chatfield, and Mrs. C. B. Knight of Ennis. She also had one step-son, Dr. Boss Harper.
       "The deceased had been a resident of this county for near forty years, and was greatly loved by a large circle of friends.
       "Funeral services will take place tomorrow morning at 10 o’clock at the residence in Rice, with Rev. C. A. Chasteen of Corsicana, and her son-in-law Rev. C. P. Knight of Ennis, officiating. Burial will be in the Chatfield cemetery immediately after the funeral services at Rice."13
  • Note*: She was the great-granddaughter of General John Sevier, who served twelve years as Governor of Tennessee, and the grand-niece of Gail Bordon, the inventor of condensed milk.14

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her tombstone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 23 Nov 2016

Family: Capt. John Marion Harper b. 15 Jun 1840, d. 21 Mar 1930

Citations

  1. [S733] Francie Herring, family group sheet provided to Roger Bartlett, 27 Mar 2002 (naming Mather [or Matthew] Alexander as her father).
  2. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above (naming Amer Borden as her mother).
  3. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above.
  4. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1987), New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 5 (giving the date but not naming the place).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Rebecca Jane Alexander Harper, memorial no. 28097808, viewed on 23 Nov 2016 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S175] Supposition as to marriage, based on common grave marker.
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Rebecca Jane Alexander Harper, memorial no. 28097808, viewed on 23 Nov 2016 (not giving the date).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for John Marion Harper, memorial no. 28097731, viewed on 23 Nov 2016.
  9. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1903-40, vol. 22, p. 10713, file 33287 (giving the date, county, and state).
  10. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive at http://corsicana.newspaperarchive.com, 15 Oct 1924, p. 1, col. 5 (obituary of Mrs. J. M. Harper) (stating that she died "last night" at the family home in Rice at age 81 after a long illness).
  11. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 5 (common marker with John M. Harper) (not giving the date).
  12. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 15 Oct 1924, p. 1, col. 5 (obituary of Mrs. J. M. Harper) (stating that she was buried ("in the Chatfield cemetery") without specifying which cemetery).
  13. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 15 Oct 1924, p. 1, col. 5 (reprinted here with consent of the Corsicana Daily Sun).
  14. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Rebecca Jane Alexander Harper, memorial no. 28097808, viewed on 23 Nov 2016.
  15. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above (naming Rebecca Jane Alexander as his mother).
  16. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above (giving his name as William Marion Harper and naming Rebecca Jane Alexander as his mother).
  17. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above (naming Rebecca Jane Alexander as her mother).

Jesse Harper

M, ID# 15366
  • Last Edited: 27 Mar 2002

Family: Samantha Shelton

Citations

  1. [S733] Francie Herring, family group sheet provided to Roger Bartlett, 27 Mar 2002 (naming Jesse Harper as his father).

Samantha Shelton

F, ID# 15367
  • Last Edited: 27 Mar 2002

Family: Jesse Harper

Citations

  1. [S733] Francie Herring, family group sheet provided to Roger Bartlett, 27 Mar 2002 (naming Samantha Shelton as his mother).

Clarissa Bettie Alexander

F, ID# 15368
  • Last Edited: 5 Jan 2005

Family: Capt. John Marion Harper b. 15 Jun 1840, d. 21 Mar 1930

Citations

  1. [S733] Francie Herring, family group sheet provided to Roger Bartlett, 27 Mar 2002.

Mather Alexander

M, ID# 15369
  • Last Edited: 27 Mar 2002

Family: Amer Borden

Citations

  1. [S733] Francie Herring, family group sheet provided to Roger Bartlett, 27 Mar 2002 (naming Mather [or Matthew] Alexander as her father).

Amer Borden

F, ID# 15370
  • Note*: Her great-uncle was Gail Borden, Texas pioneer.1
  • Last Edited: 27 Mar 2002

Family: Mather Alexander

Citations

  1. [S733] Francie Herring, family group sheet provided to Roger Bartlett, 27 Mar 2002.
  2. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above (naming Amer Borden as her mother).

Dr. Warren Alexander Harper

M, ID# 15371, b. 27 February 1866, d. 28 November 1941

Dr. Warren Alexander Harper's tombstone, Nursery Cemetery, Victoria, Tex., by Bob Kelch.
  • Note*: He was a physician in South Texas.3

Additional Resources

• His page at Find A Grave is here.
  • Last Edited: 26 Jul 2011

Family: Pelham Borden b. 14 Oct 1864, d. 20 Nov 1952

Citations

  1. [S733] Francie Herring, family group sheet provided to Roger Bartlett, 27 Mar 2002 (naming John Marion Harper as his father).
  2. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above (naming Rebecca Jane Alexander as his mother).
  3. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Dr. Warren Alexander Harper, memorial no. 46303398, viewed on 26 Jul 2011.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Pelham Borden Harper, memorial no. 46303462, viewed on 26 Jul 2011 (not giving the date).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dr. Warren Alexander Harper, memorial no. 46303398, viewed on 26 Jul 2011 (not giving the date).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Christine Elizabeth Harper, memorial no. 46303288, viewed on 26 Jul 2011 (naming Dr. Warren Alexander Harper as her father).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for John Pelham Harper, memorial no. 46303428, viewed on 26 Jul 2011 (naming Dr. Warren Alexander Harper as his father).

Pelham Borden

F, ID# 15372, b. 14 October 1864, d. 20 November 1952

Pelham Borden Harper's tombstone, Nursery Cemetery, Victoria, Tex., by Bob Kelch.

Additional Resources

• Her page at Find A Grave is here.
  • Last Edited: 26 Jul 2011

Family: Dr. Warren Alexander Harper b. 27 Feb 1866, d. 28 Nov 1941

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Pelham Borden Harper, memorial no. 46303462, viewed on 26 Jul 2011.
  2. [S733] Francie Herring, family group sheet provided to Roger Bartlett, 27 Mar 2002.
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Pelham Borden Harper, memorial no. 46303462, viewed on 26 Jul 2011 (not giving the date).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dr. Warren Alexander Harper, memorial no. 46303398, viewed on 26 Jul 2011 (not giving the date).
  5. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1946-55, vol. 9, p. 4341, file 60829 (giving the date and county but not the city).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Christine Elizabeth Harper, memorial no. 46303288, viewed on 26 Jul 2011 (naming Pelham Borden Harper as her mother).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for John Pelham Harper, memorial no. 46303428, viewed on 26 Jul 2011 (naming Pelham Borden Harper as his mother).

George Walter Harper

M, ID# 15373, b. 14 October 1875, d. 18 January 1943
  • Note*: He was the first mayor of Rice, Texas.3
  • Last Edited: 5 Jan 2003

Family: Verna King b. 15 Nov 1883, d. 17 Oct 1957

Citations

  1. [S733] Francie Herring, family group sheet provided to Roger Bartlett, 27 Mar 2002 (naming John Marion Harper as his father).
  2. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above (naming Rebecca Jane Alexander as his mother).
  3. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above.
  4. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1987), New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 3.
  5. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 3 (identifying him as "son of Mr. & Mrs. George Walter Harper").

Verna King

F, ID# 15374, b. 15 November 1883, d. 17 October 1957
  • Last Edited: 5 Jan 2003

Family: George Walter Harper b. 14 Oct 1875, d. 18 Jan 1943

Citations

  1. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1987), New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 3.
  2. [S733] Francie Herring, family group sheet provided to Roger Bartlett, 27 Mar 2002.
  3. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 3 (identifying him as "son of Mr. & Mrs. George Walter Harper").

Cora E. ('Bettie') Harper

F, ID# 15375, b. 27 February 1877, d. 27 September 1958
  • Other Names*: Cora Harper, Bettie Harper, Betty Harper, Cora Harper Knight, Cora Knight, Bettie Harper Knight, Bettie Knight, Betty Harper Knight, Betty Knight.
  • Last Edited: 30 Aug 2013

Family: Cullen Knight b. 26 Sep 1875, d. 8 Jul 1941

Citations

  1. [S733] Francie Herring, family group sheet provided to Roger Bartlett, 27 Mar 2002 (naming John Marion Harper as her father).
  2. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 22 Mar 1930, part 1, p. 16 (obituary of J. M. Harper) (naming J. M. Harper as her father).
  3. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above (naming Rebecca Jane Alexander as her mother).
  4. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above.
  5. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1987), New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 5 (giving her name as Bettie H. Knight).
  6. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 5 (stating that they had a common grave marker and identifying Bettie H. Knight as Cullen B. Knight's wife).
  7. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 5 (common marker with Cullen B. Knight).

Cullen Knight

M, ID# 15376, b. 26 September 1875, d. 8 July 1941
  • Last Edited: 5 Jan 2003

Family: Cora E. ('Bettie') Harper b. 27 Feb 1877, d. 27 Sep 1958

Citations

  1. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1987), New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 5.
  2. [S733] Francie Herring, family group sheet provided to Roger Bartlett, 27 Mar 2002.
  3. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 5 (stating that they had a common grave marker and identifying Bettie H. Knight as Cullen B. Knight's wife).
  4. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 5 (common marker with Bettie H. Knight).

John Adger Harper Sr.

M, ID# 15377, b. 31 August 1878, d. 27 March 1962
  • Other Names*: John Harper, J. A. Harper.
  • Obituary*: J. A. Harper, 82, Dies Tuesday; Rites Wednesday
    J. A. Harper, 82, former secretary for the City of Corsicana, died in New London Tuesday afternoon [27 Mar 1962].
    Funeral services were held from the McCammon Chapel Wednesday at 3 p. m. with burial in Oakwood cemetery. The rites were conducted by Rev. Robert Wooddy, pastor of the First Baptist church.
    He was a native of Chatfield but spent most of his life in Corsicana.
    Surviving are [three daughters, a son, eleven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, a brother, and a sister].
    Pallbearers were Eugene Robinson, Ray Lane, Ben Blackmon, J. E. Davant, R. a. Cooper, J. H. Noble, L. P. Forsythe, C. B. Haley, J. R. Hewell and R. A. Armistead.7
  • Note*: He was city secretary of Corsicana, Texas from 1911 to 1925.3,8
  • Last Edited: 30 Aug 2013

Family: Myrtle Guynes b. 24 Aug 1882, d. 18 May 1961

Citations

  1. [S733] Francie Herring, family group sheet provided to Roger Bartlett, 27 Mar 2002 (naming John Marion Harper as his father).
  2. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above (naming Rebecca Jane Alexander as his mother).
  3. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above.
  4. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive at http://corsicana.newspaperarchive.com, 28 Mar 1962, p. 1, col. 5 (obituary of J. A. Harper), not giving the date but stating that he was eighty-two years old when he died on 27 Mar 1962.
  5. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 28 Mar 1962, p. 1, col. 5 (obituary of J. A. Harper).
  7. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 28 Mar 1962, p. 1, col. 5, reprinted here with consent of the Corsicana Daily Sun.
  8. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 28 Mar 1962, p. 1, col. 5 (obituary of J. A. Harper) (not giving the dates of office).

Myrtle Guynes

F, ID# 15378, b. 24 August 1882, d. 18 May 1961
  • Other Names*: Myrtle Guynes Harper, Myrtle Harper.
  • Obituary*: Hold Services for Mrs. Harper
    Funeral services for Mrs. John A. Harper, 78, native of Corsicana, who died in Longview Thursday, were held Saturday at 3 p.m. from the Corley Chapel.
    The rites were conducted by Rev. Robert Wooddy, pastor of the First Baptist church. Burial was in Oakwood cemetery.
    The family, formerly of Corsicana, had resided at Longview 19 years.
    Surviving are [her husband, a son, three daughters, eleven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren].
    Pallbearers were J. H. Noble, E. W. Robinson, R. A. Armistead, J. N. Garitty, Dr. W. R. Sneed, Roy Love, L. P. Forsythe and Jack R. Todd.3
  • Last Edited: 12 Feb 2013

Family: John Adger Harper Sr. b. 31 Aug 1878, d. 27 Mar 1962

Citations

  1. [S733] Francie Herring, family group sheet provided to Roger Bartlett, 27 Mar 2002.
  2. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive at http://corsicana.newspaperarchive.com, 20 May 1961, p. 10, col. 6 (obituary of Mrs. John A. Harper).
  3. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 20 May 1961, p. 10, col. 6, reprinted here with consent of the Corsicana Daily Sun.

Mary Caroline ('Carrie') Harper

F, ID# 15379, b. 19 May 1884, d. 1 February 1963
  • Other Names*: Mary Caroline Harper, Mary Harper, Carrie Harper, Mary Caroline Harper Mizell, Mary Caroline Mizell, Mary Mizell, Mary Harper Mizell, Mary Mizell, Carrie Harper Mizell, Carrie Mizell.
  • Last Edited: 30 Aug 2013

Family: James E. Mizell b. 10 Jan 1886, d. 14 Nov 1957

Citations

  1. [S733] Francie Herring, family group sheet provided to Roger Bartlett, 27 Mar 2002 (naming John Marion Harper as her father).
  2. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above (naming Rebecca Jane Alexander as her mother).
  3. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above.
  4. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1987), New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 11 (giving her name as Carrie G. Mizell).
  5. [S175] Supposition as to marriage, based on common grave marker.
  6. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 11 (giving her name as Carrie G. Mizell) (common marker with James E. Mizell).

James E. Mizell

M, ID# 15380, b. 10 January 1886, d. 14 November 1957
  • Last Edited: 5 Jan 2003

Family: Mary Caroline ('Carrie') Harper b. 19 May 1884, d. 1 Feb 1963

Citations

  1. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1987), New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 11.
  2. [S733] Francie Herring, family group sheet provided to Roger Bartlett, 27 Mar 2002.
  3. [S175] Supposition as to marriage, based on common grave marker.
  4. [S796] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 7, above, New Chatfield Cemetery survey, p. 11 (common marker with Carrie G. Mizell).

Sidney O. Harper

M, ID# 15381, b. 25 May 1885, d. 1958
  • Birth*: He was born on 25 May 1885.3
  • Marriage*: He married Edith Joiner on 8 July 1908.3,4
  • Death*: He died in 1958.3
  • Note*: He was living in Rice, Texas at the time of his wife's death in March 1935 and at the time of a brother's death in March 1939 and was living in Channelview, Texas at the time of another brother's death in March 1957.5,6,7
  • Last Edited: 23 Oct 2013

Family: Edith Joiner b. 18 Aug 1889, d. 14 Mar 1935

Citations

  1. [S733] Francie Herring, family group sheet provided to Roger Bartlett, 27 Mar 2002 (naming John Marion Harper as his father).
  2. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above (naming Rebecca Jane Alexander as his mother).
  3. [S733] Francie Herring, 27 Mar 2002 family group sheet, above.
  4. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive at http://corsicana.newspaperarchive.com, 14 Mar 1935, p. 9, col. 4 (obituary of Mrs. Edith Harper) (naming S. O. Harper as her surviving husband without giving the date or other information).
  5. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 14 Mar 1935, p. 9, col. 4 (obituary of Mrs. Edith Harper).
  6. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 7 Mar 1939, sec. I, p. 6 (obituary of Dr. W. M. Harper).
  7. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 27 Mar 1957, p. 5, col. 7 (obituary of Jesse M. Harper).

Edith Joiner

F, ID# 15382, b. 18 August 1889, d. 14 March 1935

Main gate, Rice Cemetery, Rice, Tex. Photo was taken by Dave Bell, Lubbock, Tex., and is used here with his permission.
  • Other Names*: Edith Joiner Harper, Edith Harper.
  • Obituary*: MRS. EDITH HARPER DIED EARLY THURSDAY IN LOCAL HOSPITAL
    Mrs. Edith Harper, age 45 years, wife of S. O. Harper, Rice, died at 2 o’clock Thursday morning [14 Mar 1935] in the Navarro Clinic. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the home of her sister, Mrs. T. A. Farmer, 620 West Eleventh avenue. The rites will be conducted by Rev. C. B. Knight and Rev. H. B. Clark. Interment will be in the Rice cemetery.
    Surviving are her husband, a son, Edwin; a daughter, Annl [sic], all of Rice; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Joiner, Corsicana; three sisters, Mrs. T. A. Farmer, Corsicana; Mrs. S. A. Pope, Corsicana; Miss Eula Joiner, Corsicana; four brothers, Earl Joiner, Corsicana; Hubert Joiner, Corsicana; Robert Joiner, Corsicana; Clarence Joiner, Mexia and other relatives.
    Sutherland-McCammon Funeral Home will have charge of the funeral arrangements.7

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 23 Oct 2013

Family: Sidney O. Harper b. 25 May 1885, d. 1958

Citations

  1. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive at http://corsicana.newspaperarchive.com, 14 Mar 1935, p. 9, col. 4 (obituary of Mrs. Edith Harper) (not giving the date but stating that she was forty-five years old when she died on 14 Mar 1935).
  2. [S733] Francie Herring, family group sheet provided to Roger Bartlett, 27 Mar 2002.
  3. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 14 Mar 1935, p. 9, col. 4 (obituary of Mrs. Edith Harper) (naming S. O. Harper as her surviving husband without giving the date or other information).
  4. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 14 Mar 1935, p. 9, col. 4 (obituary of Mrs. Edith Harper) (stating that she died at 2:00 a.m.).
  5. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 14 Mar 1935, p. 9, col. 4 (obituary of Mrs. Edith Harper).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Edith Harper, memorial no. 39984003, viewed on 23 Oct 2013 (stating only that she died in Mar 1935 in Navarro County, Texas).
  7. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 14 Mar 1935, p. 9, col. 4.

Jesse Pearce

M, ID# 15383, b. 1810
  • Birth*: He was born in 1810.3
  • Last Edited: 30 Mar 2002

Citations

  1. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. and Lucille Pearce, comps., Pearce, Bartlett, Matthews, Smart, and Allied Families (Austin, Tex.: Eakin Publications, Inc., 1983), p. 185 (naming David Pearce as his father).
  2. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 185 (naming Sarah Bartlett as his mother).
  3. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 185.

Mary Ann Pearce

F, ID# 15384, b. 1812
  • Other Names*: Mary Ann Pearce McCasland, Mary Pearce McCasland, Mary Ann McCasland.
  • Note*: They owned land in Blount County, Tennessee and may have remained there. She was still living in September 1858, when she was named administratrix of the will of a brother, Daniel Pearce.3
  • Last Edited: 25 Jul 2015

Citations

  1. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. and Lucille Pearce, comps., Pearce, Bartlett, Matthews, Smart, and Allied Families (Austin, Tex.: Eakin Publications, Inc., 1983), p. 185 (naming David Pearce as her father).
  2. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 185 (naming Sarah Bartlett as her mother).
  3. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 185.

Daniel Pearce

M, ID# 15385, b. 1814, d. circa December 1858
  • Birth*: He was born in 1814.3
  • Marriage*: He married Barbara Barrett on 14 April 1842.3
  • Death*: He died circa December 1858.4
  • Last Edited: 30 Mar 2002

Citations

  1. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. and Lucille Pearce, comps., Pearce, Bartlett, Matthews, Smart, and Allied Families (Austin, Tex.: Eakin Publications, Inc., 1983), p. 185 (naming David Pearce as his father).
  2. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 185 (naming Sarah Bartlett as his mother).
  3. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 185.
  4. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 185 (stating that his will was dated 5 Sep 1858 and probated 3 Jan 1859).
  5. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 185 (stating Daniel Pearce's will dated 5 Sep 1858 named Robert Pearce as a son who was to inherit when he became twenty-one years old).
  6. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 185 (stating Daniel Pearce's will dated 5 Sep 1858 named Wiley Pearce as a son who was to inherit when he became twenty-one years old).

Louisa Evaline Pearce

F, ID# 15386, b. 1815
  • Other Names*: Louisa Pearce, Louisa Evaline Pearce Rutherford, Louisa Pearce Rutherford, Louisa Evaline Rutherford, Louisa Rutherford.
  • Last Edited: 25 Jul 2015

Citations

  1. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. and Lucille Pearce, comps., Pearce, Bartlett, Matthews, Smart, and Allied Families (Austin, Tex.: Eakin Publications, Inc., 1983), p. 185 (naming David Pearce as her father).
  2. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 185 (naming Sarah Bartlett as her mother).
  3. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 185.
  4. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 186.

Lucinda Pearce

F, ID# 15387, b. 1817
  • Birth*: She was born in 1817.3
  • Last Edited: 30 Mar 2002

Citations

  1. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. and Lucille Pearce, comps., Pearce, Bartlett, Matthews, Smart, and Allied Families (Austin, Tex.: Eakin Publications, Inc., 1983), p. 185 (naming David Pearce as her father).
  2. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 185 (naming Sarah Bartlett as her mother).
  3. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 185.

_____ McCasland

M, ID# 15388
  • Last Edited: 30 Mar 2002

Family: Mary Ann Pearce b. 1812

Citations

  1. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. and Lucille Pearce, comps., Pearce, Bartlett, Matthews, Smart, and Allied Families (Austin, Tex.: Eakin Publications, Inc., 1983), p. 185.

Barbara Barrett

F, ID# 15389
  • Other Names*: Barbara Barrett Pearce, Barbara Pearce.
  • Last Edited: 25 Jul 2015

Family: Daniel Pearce b. 1814, d. c Dec 1858

Citations

  1. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. and Lucille Pearce, comps., Pearce, Bartlett, Matthews, Smart, and Allied Families (Austin, Tex.: Eakin Publications, Inc., 1983), p. 185.

Robert Pearce

M, ID# 15390
  • Last Edited: 30 Mar 2002

Citations

  1. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. and Lucille Pearce, comps., Pearce, Bartlett, Matthews, Smart, and Allied Families (Austin, Tex.: Eakin Publications, Inc., 1983), p. 185 (stating Daniel Pearce's will dated 5 Sep 1858 named Robert Pearce as a son who was to inherit when he became twenty-one years old).

Wiley Pearce

M, ID# 15391
  • Last Edited: 30 Mar 2002

Citations

  1. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. and Lucille Pearce, comps., Pearce, Bartlett, Matthews, Smart, and Allied Families (Austin, Tex.: Eakin Publications, Inc., 1983), p. 185 (stating Daniel Pearce's will dated 5 Sep 1858 named Wiley Pearce as a son who was to inherit when he became twenty-one years old).

Joseph R. Rutherford

M, ID# 15392
  • Last Edited: 30 Mar 2002

Family: Louisa Evaline Pearce b. 1815

Citations

  1. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. and Lucille Pearce, comps., Pearce, Bartlett, Matthews, Smart, and Allied Families (Austin, Tex.: Eakin Publications, Inc., 1983), p. 186.

Mary Whereley

F, ID# 15393
  • Last Edited: 1 Apr 2002

Family: Jonathan Golladay

Citations

  1. [S736] Walter Golladay, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 26 Mar 2002, (naming Mary Whereley as her mother).

Phillip Highnote

M, ID# 15394
  • Last Edited: 14 Sep 2008

Citations

  1. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, vol. XXV, no. I (Feb 2002), p. 22 (naming Phillip Highnote as her father).
  2. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, above, vol. XXV, no. I (Feb 2002), p. 22 (naming Phillip Highnote as his father).
  3. [S1181] Liz Freeman, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 12 Sep 2008, (naming Philip Highnote as his father).

Nancy Ann Southerland

F, ID# 15395
  • Last Edited: 14 Sep 2008

Citations

  1. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, vol. XXV, no. I (Feb 2002), p. 22 (naming Nancy Ann Southerland as her mother).
  2. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, above, vol. XXV, no. I (Feb 2002), p. 22 (naming Nancy Ann Southerland as his mother).
  3. [S1181] Liz Freeman, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 12 Sep 2008, (naming Nancy Ann sutherland as his mother).

Minnie Leota Highnote

F, ID# 15396
  • Last Edited: 7 Apr 2002

Citations

  1. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, vol. XXV, no. I (Feb 2002), p. 22 (naming Phillip Highnote as her father).
  2. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, above, vol. XXV, no. I (Feb 2002), p. 22 (naming Nancy Ann Southerland as her mother).
  3. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, above, vol. XXV, no. I (Feb 2002), p. 22.

John Thomas Pugh

M, ID# 15397
  • Last Edited: 7 Apr 2002

Citations

  1. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, vol. XXV, no. I (Feb 2002), p. 22.

Mary Etta Highnote

F, ID# 15398
  • Last Edited: 7 Apr 2002

Family: Howry T. Pugh

Citations

  1. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, vol. XXV, no. I (Feb 2002), p. 22 (naming Phillip Highnote as her father).
  2. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, above, vol. XXV, no. I (Feb 2002), p. 22 (naming Nancy Ann Southerland as her mother).
  3. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, above, vol. XXV, no. I (Feb 2002), p. 22.

Howry T. Pugh

M, ID# 15399
  • Last Edited: 7 Apr 2002

Citations

  1. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, vol. XXV, no. I (Feb 2002), p. 22.

Daisy Highnote

F, ID# 15400
  • Last Edited: 7 Apr 2002

Family: Will T. McKee

Citations

  1. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, vol. XXV, no. I (Feb 2002), p. 22 (naming Phillip Highnote as her father).
  2. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, above, vol. XXV, no. I (Feb 2002), p. 22 (naming Nancy Ann Southerland as her mother).
  3. [S31] Navarro Leaves and Branches, above, vol. XXV, no. I (Feb 2002), p. 22.