Carl Taylor

M, ID# 20651
  • Last Edited: 20 Feb 2012

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. 141 (naming Henry Taylor as his father).
  2. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 141 (naming Florence V. Tye as his mother).

Pearce Taylor

M, ID# 20652
  • Last Edited: 20 Feb 2012

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. 141 (naming Henry Taylor as his father).
  2. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 141 (naming Florence V. Tye as his mother).

Everett Taylor

M, ID# 20653
  • Last Edited: 20 Feb 2012

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. 141 (naming Henry Taylor as his father).
  2. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 141 (naming Florence V. Tye as his mother).

Eva L. Taylor

F, ID# 20654, b. 23 November 1874, d. 1 March 1958

Eva Taylor Todd's tombstone, Todd Cemetery, Berea, Ky., courtesy of Charles Wilton.
  • Other Names*: Eva Taylor Todd, Eva Todd.7

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 20 Feb 2012

Family: Rev. Green V. Todd b. 24 Nov 1878, d. 19 Jan 1939

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. 141 (naming Henry Taylor as her father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Eva L. Taylor Todd, memorial no. 12848461, viewed on 20 Feb 2012 (naming Henry C. Taylor as her father and attributing information to K. West).
  3. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 141 (naming Florence V. Tye as his mother).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Eva L. Taylor Todd, memorial no. 12848461, viewed on 20 Feb 2012 (naming Florence V. Tye as her mother and attributing information to K. West).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Eva L. Taylor Todd, memorial no. 12848461, viewed on 20 Feb 2012 (attributing information to K. West).
  6. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 141.
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Eva L. Taylor Todd, memorial no. 12848461, viewed on 20 Feb 2012.

Rev. Green V. Todd

M, ID# 20655, b. 24 November 1878, d. 19 January 1939

Rev. Green V. Todd's tombstone, Todd Cemetery, Berea, Ky., courtesy of Charles Wilton.
  • Note*: He was from Berea, Kentucky.2
  • Last Edited: 20 Feb 2012

Family: Eva L. Taylor b. 23 Nov 1874, d. 1 Mar 1958

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Eva L. Taylor Todd, memorial no. 12848461, viewed on 20 Feb 2012 (according to picture of joint grave marker).
  2. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. and Lucille Pearce, comps., Pearce, Bartlett, Matthews, Smart, and Allied Families (Austin, Tex.: Eakin Publications, Inc., 1983), p. 141.
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Eva L. Taylor Todd, memorial no. 12848461, viewed on 20 Feb 2012 (attributing information to K. West).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Eva L. Taylor Todd, memorial no. 12848461, viewed on 20 Feb 2012 (based on picture of joint grave marker).

Osnyn Taylor

?, ID# 20656
  • Last Edited: 20 Feb 2012

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. 141 (naming Henry Taylor as this child's father).
  2. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 141 (naming Florence V. Tye as this child's mother).

Commodore Newton Tye

M, ID# 20657, b. 23 October 1877, d. 17 November 1877
  • Other Names*: Commodore Tye.
  • Note*: A family history says he died on 5 Nov 1877, which conflicts with the information on Find A Grave, used here.9

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 20 Feb 2012

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. 141 (naming Margaret Susannah Tye as his mother).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Commodore Newton Tye, memorial no. 63945129, viewed on 20 Feb 2012 (naming Margaret Sussannah Tye Tye as his mother).
  3. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 141 (naming Reuben Pearce Tye as his father).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Commodore Newton Tye, memorial no. 63945129, viewed on 20 Feb 2012 (naming Reuben Pearce Tye as his father).
  5. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 141.
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Commodore Newton Tye, memorial no. 63945129, viewed on 20 Feb 2012 (giving the county and date but no other information).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Commodore Newton Tye, memorial no. 63945129, viewed on 20 Feb 2012.
  8. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, pp. 141-42 (referring to the cemetery as Tye Cemetery, Oak Grove, Texas, near Burleson).
  9. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 141 (stating that he died on 5 Nov 1877).

Bessie Tye

F, ID# 20658, b. 15 December 1878, d. 1970
  • Other Names*: Bessie Tye Alguire, Bessie Alguire.4
  • Last Edited: 3 Mar 2012

Family: George Burton Alguire b. 1 May 1878

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. 141 (naming Reuben Pearce Tye as her father).
  2. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 141 (naming Margaret Susannah Tye as her mother).
  3. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, pp. 141 (giving the date but not the place), 142 (giving the date and place).
  4. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 142.

Benjamin Tuggle ('Bennie') Tye

M, ID# 20659, b. 9 March 1881, d. 13 March 1882

Bennie T. Tye's grave marker, Oak Grove Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tex., courtesy of Sonja Brumley Vaughn.
  • Other Names*: Banjamin Franklin Tye, Benjamin Tuggle Tye, Benjamin Tye, Bennie Tye.6,4
  • Note*: A family history gives his name as Benjamin Franklin Tye. His Find A Grave memorial says it is Benjamin Tuggle ('Bennie') Tye. His grave marker reads "Bennie T."4,6

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 4 Mar 2012

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. 141 (naming Reuben Pearce Tye as his father).
  2. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 141 (naming Margaret Susannah Tye as his mother).
  3. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, pp. 141 (giving the date but no other information), 142 (giving the date but no other information).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Benjamin Tuggle "Bennie" Tye, memorial no. 63944891, viewed on 20 Feb 2012.
  5. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 142 (stating that he was buried in the Tye Cemetery in Oak Grove, Texas, which is the same cemetery that is now known as the Oak Grove Cemetery in Fort Worth).
  6. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 141 (giving his name as Benjamin Franklin Tye).

Flora May Tye

F, ID# 20660, b. 15 March 1883, d. 31 August 1965

Flora Tye Brown's tombstone, Tye Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tex., courtesy of Sonja Brumley Vaughn.
  • Other Names*: Flora Tye, Flora May Tye Brown, Flora May Brown, Flora Tye Brown, Flora Brown.5,4

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 4 Mar 2012

Family: Jenning Garland Brown b. 14 Sep 1873, d. 15 Mar 1941

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. 141 (naming Reuben Pearce Tye as her father).
  2. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 141 (naming Margaret Susannah Tye as her mother).
  3. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, pp. 141 (giving the date but no other information), 142 (giving the date and place).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Flora Tye Brown, memorial no. 63943309, viewed on 4 Mar 2012.
  5. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 142.
  6. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 142 (stating that she was buried in the Tye Cemetery in Oak Grove, Texas, which is the same cemetery that is now known as the Oak Grove Cemetery in Fort Worth).

Verna Tye

F, ID# 20661, b. 3 September 1885, d. 26 May 1966
  • Other Names*: Verna Tye Price, Verna Price.6
  • Last Edited: 3 Mar 2012

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. 141 (naming Reuben Pearce Tye as her father).
  2. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 141 (naming Margaret Susannah Tye as her mother).
  3. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, pp. 141 (giving the date but no other information), 143 (giving the date and place).
  4. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 143 (stating that they married on 23 Jun 1916; based on their children's birth dates, 1916 is probably a typographical error that should be 1906).
  5. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 141.
  6. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 143.

George Burton Alguire

M, ID# 20662, b. 1 May 1878
  • Last Edited: 3 Mar 2012

Family: Bessie Tye b. 15 Dec 1878, d. 1970

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. 142.

Jenning Garland Brown

M, ID# 20664, b. 14 September 1873, d. 15 March 1941
  • Last Edited: 3 Mar 2012

Family: Flora May Tye b. 15 Mar 1883, d. 31 Aug 1965

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. 142.

Henry E. Price

M, ID# 20665
  • Last Edited: 3 Mar 2012

Family: Verna Tye b. 3 Sep 1885, d. 26 May 1966

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. 143 (stating that they married on 23 Jun 1916; based on their children's birth dates, 1916 is probably a typographical error that should be 1906).

Richard Guilford ('Dick') Whitsett

M, ID# 20666, b. 1828, d. 1883
  • Other Names*: Richard Guildord Whitsett, Richard Whitsett, Richard G. Whitsett, R. G. Whitsett, Dick Whitsett.9
  • Note*: He was descended from a Whitsett family of Antrim County, Ireland. He taught and farmed in Alabama and, after coming to Texas in 1850 with his wife, settled in Washington-on-the-Brazos, in Washington County, Texas, and taught school and raised sheep and cattle, eventually expanding into DeWitt County. In the Civil War he served in the Confederate Army. He and Jane had six children, of which Samuel was the oldest.10,5

Additional Resources

Click here to read a 1862 letter Richard wrote to a son, Samuel, when Richard was departing for service in the Confederate Army.
  • Last Edited: 19 Mar 2012

Family: Jane T. Hill d. c 1900

Citations

  1. [S1240] "The WHITSETTS: Teaching First, Then Ranching!" in Stirpes, vol. 39, no. 1 (March 1999), p. 11 (naming Samuel Whitsett as his father).
  2. [S1240] The WHITSETTS: Teaching First, Then Ranching!" above (naming Ann Napier Kime Whitsett as his mother).
  3. [S1238] "A Guide to the Samuel J. Whitsett Family Papers, 1841, 1870-1906," online at http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/drtsa/00144/drt-00144.html, viewed on 12 Mar 2012 (giving the year and stating that he was a native of North Carolina).
  4. [S1240] The WHITSETTS: Teaching First, Then Ranching!" above (stating that he probably was born in Rockingham County).
  5. [S1240] The WHITSETTS: Teaching First, Then Ranching!" above.
  6. [S1238] "A Guide to the Samuel J. Whitsett Family Papers, 1841, 1870-1906," online, above (giving the year but no other information).
  7. [S1240] The WHITSETTS: Teaching First, Then Ranching!" above at p. 13 (giving the place but no other information).
  8. [S1240] The WHITSETTS: Teaching First, Then Ranching!" above at p. 13.
  9. [S1240] The WHITSETTS: Teaching First, Then Ranching!" above ("Dick was the name by which he was familiarly known throughout his life, but he signed his name as either Richaard G. or R. G. Whitsett").
  10. [S1238] "A Guide to the Samuel J. Whitsett Family Papers, 1841, 1870-1906," online, above.
  11. [S1238] "A Guide to the Samuel J. Whitsett Family Papers, 1841, 1870-1906," online, above (naming Richard Guilford Whitsett as his father).
  12. [S1240] The WHITSETTS: Teaching First, Then Ranching!" above (naming Richard Guilford ['Dick'] Whitsett as his father).

Jane T. Hill

F, ID# 20667, d. circa 1900
  • Other Names*: Jane Hill, Jane Hill Whitsett, Jane Whitsett.
  • Last Edited: 19 Mar 2012

Family: Richard Guilford ('Dick') Whitsett b. 1828, d. 1883

Citations

  1. [S1240] "The WHITSETTS: Teaching First, Then Ranching!" in Stirpes, vol. 39, no. 1 (March 1999), p. 11.
  2. [S1240] The WHITSETTS: Teaching First, Then Ranching!" above at p. 13.
  3. [S1240] The WHITSETTS: Teaching First, Then Ranching!" above at pp. 13-14.
  4. [S1238] "A Guide to the Samuel J. Whitsett Family Papers, 1841, 1870-1906," online at http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/drtsa/00144/drt-00144.html, viewed on 12 Mar 2012 (naming Jane T. Hill as his mother).
  5. [S1240] The WHITSETTS: Teaching First, Then Ranching!" above (naming Jane T. Hill as his mother).

Nymphadora M. Ford

F, ID# 20668, b. 8 November 1902, d. 20 April 1933
  • Other Names*: Nympha Dora Ford, Nymphadora Ford Guthrie, Nympha Dora Ford Guthrie, Nymphadora Guthrie, Nympha Dora Guthrie.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 14 Mar 2012

Family: Wallace Stewart Guthrie b. 24 Apr 1893, d. 15 Jan 1964

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Nymphadora M. Ford Guthrie, memorial no. 9573172, viewed on 14 Mar 2012.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Wallace Stewart Guthrie, memorial no. 27627125, viewed on 14 Mar 2012.

Laura Frances ('Fannie') Burford

F, ID# 20669, b. 4 August 1856, d. 3 November 1857
  • Other Names*: Laura Burford, Frances Burford, Fannie Burford.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes pictures of her grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2012

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Laura Francis "Fannie" Burford, memorial no. 65047750, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (naming Mary Knight Burford as her mother).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Laura Francis "Fannie" Burford, memorial no. 65047750, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (naming Nathaniel Macon Burford as her father).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Laura Francis "Fannie" Burford, memorial no. 65047750, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on parents' believed residence at the time.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Laura Francis "Fannie" Burford, memorial no. 65047750, viewed on 17 Mar 2012.

George Anderson Rakestraw

M, ID# 20670, b. 7 November 1824, d. 5 January 1912

George Anderson Rakestraw, from Navarro County (Tex.) Genealogical and Historical Web Site

  • Biography*: "George Anderson Rakestraw was born on November 7, 1824 in Lexington, Georgia to Robert and Martha (Smith) Rakestraw. He was educated at Covington, Georgia and Emory College at Oxford. On Dec 9, 1848, he married Diana Rebecca Kirksey (1832-1890), the daughter of Isaac and Mary B. (Connally) Kirksey. In the early 1850s, they moved to Texas and settled in Anderson County were George worked as a teacher. In 1858 he was made President of Fairfield Academy, a position he held until his admittance to the bar in 1860.
       "When the Civil War broke out, he enlisted under Capt. William Peck at Fairfield in Freestone County, TX on August 1861. He served in Company G, 19th Texas Brigade under Col. Broxton, commanding officer. George was wounded nine times, four times within one minute. He participated in the battles of Raymond, Mississippi, Missionary Ridge, Port Hudson, Chickamauga, Dug Gap, Resaca, New Hope Church, Atlanta (two battles), Spring Hill, Tennessee, and Franklin Carnage.
       "After the end of the war, George Rakestraw returned to his farm in Navarro County, Texas. He resided there until his death on January 4, 1912. George and Diana are buried in the Grape Creek Cemetery in Navarro County, Texas."7
  • Other Names*: George Rakestraw, G. A. Rakestraw.
  • Scrapbook*: "G. A. Rakestraw, a native of Georgia, came to Texas in 1851 and for several years taught school. He was admitted to the bar later. He served as a soldier during the Civil War. Later he and his wife moved to Grape Creek, about 20 miles South of Corsicana, and reared their family, one son and six daughters, two of whom, Mrs. B. L. Davis and Mrs. C. W. Jester were Corsicana citizens. Mrs. Jester died some years ago."8

Additional Resources

• A biography of George Anderson Rakestraw is on the Navarro County, Texas Genealogical and Historical Web Site here.
• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 25 Oct 2014

Family 1: Diana Rebecca Kirksey b. 27 Feb 1832, d. 21 Apr 1890

Family 2:

Citations

  1. [S1239] Biography of George Anderson Rakestraw, source unknown, online at http://tinyurl.com/89ne4pv viewed on 18 Mar 2012 (naming Robert Rakestraw as his father).
  2. [S1239] Biography of George Anderson Rakestraw, source unknown, online at http://tinyurl.com/89ne4pv viewed on 18 Mar 2012 (naming Martha Smith as his mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for George Anderson Rakestraw, memorial no. 6533902, viewed on 18 Mar 2012 (giving the date but no other information).
  4. [S1239] Biography of George Anderson Rakestraw, source unknown, online at http://tinyurl.com/89ne4pv viewed on 18 Mar 2012.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dianna Rebecca Rakestraw, memorial no. 6533899, viewed on 18 Mar 2012.
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for George Anderson Rakestraw, memorial no. 6533902, viewed on 18 Mar 2012.
  7. [S1239] Biography of George Anderson Rakestraw, source unknown, online at http://tinyurl.com/89ne4pv
  8. [S151] Annie Carpenter Love, History of Navarro County (Dallas, Tex.: Southwest Press, 1933), p. 274 ("Pioneer Families").
  9. [S151] Annie Carpenter Love, History of Navarro County, above, p. 274 (naming G. A. Rakestraw as her father).

Mattie Elizabeth Burford

F, ID# 20671, b. 17 February 1860, d. 20 December 1940
  • Other Names*: Mattie Burford, Elizabeth Burford, Mattie Elizabeth Burford Freeman, Mattie Burford Freeman, Elizabeth Burford Freeman, Mattie Elizabeth Freeman, Mattie Freeman, Elizabeth Freeman.
  • Note*: Her father's obituary in 1898 mentions that the Freemans were then living on South Akard Street in Dallas.7

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes pictures of her grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2012

Family: William Maurice Freeman b. 24 Nov 1855, d. 22 Jan 1940

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Mattie Elizabeth Burford Freeman, memorial no. 65033724, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (naming Nathaniel Macon Burford as her father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mattie Elizabeth Burford Freeman, memorial no. 65033724, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (naming Mary Knight Burford as her mother).
  3. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on parents' believed residence at the time.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mattie Elizabeth Burford Freeman, memorial no. 65033724, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (giving the date and state but no other information).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mattie Elizabeth Burford Freeman, memorial no. 65033724, viewed on 17 Mar 2012.
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Maurice Freeman, memorial no. 65033359, viewed on 17 Mar 2012.
  7. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 12 May 1898, p. 8, col. 5 (obituary of her father, Judge Nat M. Burford) (stating that the Freemans were then living on South Akard Street in Dallas).

William Maurice Freeman

M, ID# 20672, b. 24 November 1855, d. 22 January 1940
  • Other Names*: William Freeman, W. M. Freeman.5
  • Note*: He was an insurance broker. His father-in-law's obituary in 1898 mentions that the Freemans were then living on South Akard Street in Dallas.6,7

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2012

Family: Mattie Elizabeth Burford b. 17 Feb 1860, d. 20 Dec 1940

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for William Maurice Freeman, memorial no. 65033359, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (naming Ira M. Freeman as his father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Maurice Freeman, memorial no. 65033359, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (naming Sophia Rebecca Hawley as his mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Maurice Freeman, memorial no. 65033359, viewed on 17 Mar 2012.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mattie Elizabeth Burford Freeman, memorial no. 65033724, viewed on 17 Mar 2012.
  5. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 12 May 1898, p. 8, col. 5 (obituary of Judge Nat M. Burford).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Maurice Freeman, memorial no. 65033359, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (stating that he was an insurance broker).
  7. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 12 May 1898, p. 8, col. 5 (obituary of his father-in-law, Judge Nat M. Burford) (stating that the Freemans were then living on South Akard Street in Dallas).

Ira M. Freeman

M, ID# 20673
  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2012

Family: Sophia Rebecca Hawley

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for William Maurice Freeman, memorial no. 65033359, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (naming Ira M. Freeman as his father).

Sophia Rebecca Hawley

F, ID# 20674
  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2012

Family: Ira M. Freeman

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for William Maurice Freeman, memorial no. 65033359, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (naming Sophia Rebecca Hawley as his mother).

Nat M. Burford

M, ID# 20675, b. 26 August 1865, d. 27 August 1882
  • Other Names*: Nat Burford.

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes pictures of his grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2012

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Nat M. Burford, memorial no. 65047063, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (naming Nathaniel Macon Burford as his father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Nat M. Burford, memorial no. 65047063, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (naming Mary Knight Burford as his mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Nat M. Burford, memorial no. 65047063, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (giving the date but no other information).
  4. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on parents' believed residence at the time.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Nat M. Burford, memorial no. 65047063, viewed on 17 Mar 2012.

Robert L. Burford

M, ID# 20676, b. 22 December 1868, d. 2 April 1895
  • Obituary*: DEATH OF ROBERT BURFORD.
    Robert Burford, son of Judge N. M. Burford, died at 2 o'clock this morning of pneumonia, aged 26 years.
    The deceased went to St. Louis several days ago to bring home the remains of his younger brother, Jeff, who died in that city of la grippe and pneumonia, and on the trip, he took cold and went to bed soon after he reached home, and grew worse until his death occurred.6

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes pictures of his grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2012

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Robert L. Burford, memorial no. 63561969, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (naming Nathaniel Macon Burford as his father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Robert L. Burford, memorial no. 63561969, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (naming Mary Knight Burford as his mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Robert L. Burford, memorial no. 63561969, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (giving the date but no other information).
  4. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on parents' believed residence at the time.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Robert L. Burford, memorial no. 63561969, viewed on 17 Mar 2012.
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Robert L. Burford, memorial no. 63561969, viewed on 17 Mar 2012, citing Dallas Daily Times Herald, Dallas, Texas, 2 Apr 1895, p. 6, col. 3.

William Garland Burford

M, ID# 20677, b. 8 March 1870, d. 3 August 1872
  • Other Names*: William Burford.

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes pictures of his grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2012

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for William Garland Burford, memorial no. 65047485, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (naming Nathaniel Macon Burford as his father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Garland Burford, memorial no. 63561969, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (naming Mary Knight Burford as his mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Garland Burford, memorial no. 63561969, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (giving the date but no other information).
  4. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on parents' believed residence at the time.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Garland Burford, memorial no. 63561969, viewed on 17 Mar 2012.

Jeff Burford

M, ID# 20678, b. 30 July 1874, d. 24 March 1895
  • Obituary*: DEATH OF JEFF. BURFORD.
    Jeff. Burford, aged 20 years, son of Judge Nat M. Burford, of Dallas, died yesterday evening in St. Mary's Infirmary, Papan street, St. Louis, of pneumonia, after a three weeks' illness.
    Mr. R. H. Laws, of Dallas, who was with the young man during his illness, arrived home last night.
    The deceased was a stenographer in the Baltimore and Ohio railroad offices in St. Louis. He will buried in Dallas, beside his mother.4
  • Note*: His Find A Grave memorial gives 25 Mar 1895 as his date of death, but his obituary quoted on that page is dated 25 Mar 1895 and says he died the previous evening.3

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes pictures of his grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2012

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Jeff Burford, memorial no. 63561424, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (naming Nathaniel Macon Burford as his father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Jeff Burford, memorial no. 63561424, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (naming Mary Knight Burford as his mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Jeff Burford, memorial no. 63561424, viewed on 17 Mar 2012.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Jeff Burford, memorial no. 63561424, viewed on 17 Mar 2012, citing Dallas Daily Times Herald, Dallas, Texas, 25 Mar 1895, p. 6, col. 1.

J. C. McCoy ('Mack') Burford

M, ID# 20679, b. 22 June 1877, d. 18 August 1878
  • Other Names*: J. C. McCoy Burford, J. C. Burford, Mack Burford.

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes pictures of his grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2012

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for J. C. McCoy "Mack" Burford, memorial no. 65047625, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (naming Nathaniel Macon Burford as his father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for J. C. McCoy "Mack" Burford, memorial no. 65047625, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (naming Mary Knight Burford as his mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for J. C. McCoy "Mack" Burford, memorial no. 65047625, viewed on 17 Mar 2012 (giving the date but no other information).
  4. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on parents' believed residence at the time.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for J. C. McCoy "Mack" Burford, memorial no. 65047625, viewed on 17 Mar 2012.

Robert Rakestraw

M, ID# 20680
  • Last Edited: 18 Mar 2012

Family: Martha Smith

Citations

  1. [S1239] Biography of George Anderson Rakestraw, source unknown, online at http://tinyurl.com/89ne4pv viewed on 18 Mar 2012.
  2. [S1239] Biography of George Anderson Rakestraw, source unknown, online at http://tinyurl.com/89ne4pv viewed on 18 Mar 2012 (naming Robert Rakestraw as his father).

Martha Smith

F, ID# 20681
  • Other Names*: Martha Smith Rakestraw, Martha Rakestraw.1
  • Last Edited: 18 Mar 2012

Family: Robert Rakestraw

Citations

  1. [S1239] Biography of George Anderson Rakestraw, source unknown, online at http://tinyurl.com/89ne4pv viewed on 18 Mar 2012.
  2. [S1239] Biography of George Anderson Rakestraw, source unknown, online at http://tinyurl.com/89ne4pv viewed on 18 Mar 2012 (naming Martha Smith as his mother).

Diana Rebecca Kirksey

F, ID# 20682, b. 27 February 1832, d. 21 April 1890

Gate to Grape Creek Cemetery, Navarro County, Tex., courtesy of Edward L. Williams.
  • Other Names*: Diana Kirksey, Rebecca Kirksey, Diana Rebecca Kirksey Rakestraw, Diana Rebecca Rakestraw, Diana Kirksey Rakestraw, Rebecca Kirksey Rakestraw, Diana Rakestraw, Rebecca Rakestraw, Dianna Rebecca Rakestraw. Dianna Rakestraw.5

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 18 Mar 2012

Family: George Anderson Rakestraw b. 7 Nov 1824, d. 5 Jan 1912

Citations

  1. [S1239] Biography of George Anderson Rakestraw, source unknown, online at http://tinyurl.com/89ne4pv viewed on 18 Mar 2012 (naming Isaac Kirksey as her father).
  2. [S1239] Biography of George Anderson Rakestraw, source unknown, online at http://tinyurl.com/89ne4pv viewed on 18 Mar 2012 (naming Mary B. Connally as her mother).
  3. [S1239] Biography of George Anderson Rakestraw, source unknown, online at http://tinyurl.com/89ne4pv viewed on 18 Mar 2012 (giving the year but no other information).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Dianna Rebecca Rakestraw, memorial no. 6533899, viewed on 18 Mar 2012.
  5. [S1239] Biography of George Anderson Rakestraw, source unknown, online at http://tinyurl.com/89ne4pv viewed on 18 Mar 2012.

Isaac Kirksey

M, ID# 20683
  • Last Edited: 18 Mar 2012

Family: Mary B. Connally

Citations

  1. [S1239] Biography of George Anderson Rakestraw, source unknown, online at http://tinyurl.com/89ne4pv viewed on 18 Mar 2012.
  2. [S1239] Biography of George Anderson Rakestraw, source unknown, online at http://tinyurl.com/89ne4pv viewed on 18 Mar 2012 (naming Isaac Kirksey as her father).

Mary B. Connally

F, ID# 20684
  • Other Names*: Mary Connally, Mary Connally Kirksey, Mary Kirksey.
  • Last Edited: 18 Mar 2012

Family: Isaac Kirksey

Citations

  1. [S1239] Biography of George Anderson Rakestraw, source unknown, online at http://tinyurl.com/89ne4pv viewed on 18 Mar 2012.
  2. [S1239] Biography of George Anderson Rakestraw, source unknown, online at http://tinyurl.com/89ne4pv viewed on 18 Mar 2012 (naming Mary B. Connally as her mother).

Samuel Whitsett

M, ID# 20685
  • Note*: Samuel and his first wife, Susan, had eight children. His second wife, Ann, was a widow with a daughter when she and Samuel married, and they had four children together.1
  • Last Edited: 19 Mar 2012

Family 1: Susan Lowe

Family 2: Ann Napier b. c 1795, d. c 1859

Citations

  1. [S1240] "The WHITSETTS: Teaching First, Then Ranching!" in Stirpes, vol. 39, no. 1 (March 1999), p. 11.
  2. [S1240] The WHITSETTS: Teaching First, Then Ranching!" above (naming Samuel Whitsett as his father).

Susan Lowe

F, ID# 20686
  • Other Names*: Susan Lowe Whitsett, Susan Whitsett.
  • Last Edited: 19 Mar 2012

Citations

  1. [S1240] "The WHITSETTS: Teaching First, Then Ranching!" in Stirpes, vol. 39, no. 1 (March 1999), p. 11.

Ann Napier

F, ID# 20687, b. circa 1795, d. circa 1859
  • Other Names*: Ann Napier Kime, Ann Napier Kime Whitsett, Ann Kime, Ann Kime Whitsett, Ann Whitsett.
  • Last Edited: 19 Mar 2012

Family 1: _____ Kime

Citations

  1. [S1240] "The WHITSETTS: Teaching First, Then Ranching!" in Stirpes, vol. 39, no. 1 (March 1999), p. 11 at p. 12 (naming Robert Napier, Jr. as her father).
  2. [S1240] The WHITSETTS: Teaching First, Then Ranching!" above at p. 12.
  3. [S1240] The WHITSETTS: Teaching First, Then Ranching!" above.
  4. [S1240] The WHITSETTS: Teaching First, Then Ranching!" above (naming Ann Napier Kime Whitsett as his mother).

_____ Kime

M, ID# 20688
  • Last Edited: 19 Mar 2012

Family: Ann Napier b. c 1795, d. c 1859

Citations

  1. [S1240] "The WHITSETTS: Teaching First, Then Ranching!" in Stirpes, vol. 39, no. 1 (March 1999), p. 11 at p. 12.

Robert Napier Jr.

M, ID# 20689
  • Last Edited: 19 Mar 2012

Family:

Citations

  1. [S1240] "The WHITSETTS: Teaching First, Then Ranching!" in Stirpes, vol. 39, no. 1 (March 1999), p. 11 at p. 12 (naming Robert Napier, Jr. as her father).

Sarah Ann Teas

F, ID# 20693, b. 26 March 1823, d. 13 August 1834
  • Birth*: She was born on 26 March 1823.3
  • Death*: She died on 13 August 1834 at age 11.3
  • Last Edited: 8 Jul 2012

Citations

  1. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, (suggesting that Martha Morgan was her mother). This bible record was found in Joseph Byron Teas's Civil War pension file. A transcript of the record was viewed on 19 Jun 2011 at http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/monroe/bibles/teas.txt
  2. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, above, (suggesting that Joseph Bartlett Teas was her father).
  3. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, above.

Martha Ann Teas

F, ID# 20694, b. 31 January 1825, d. 18 March 1838
  • Birth*: She was born on 31 January 1825.3
  • Death*: She died on 18 March 1838 at age 13.3
  • Last Edited: 8 Jul 2012

Citations

  1. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, (suggesting that Joseph Bartlett Teas was her father). This bible record was found in Joseph Byron Teas's Civil War pension file. A transcript of the record was viewed on 19 Jun 2011 at http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/monroe/bibles/teas.txt
  2. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, above, (suggesting that Martha Morgan was her mother).
  3. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, above.

Mariah Louisa Teas

F, ID# 20695, b. 9 April 1827, d. 6 July 1852
  • Birth*: She was born on 9 April 1827.3
  • Death*: She died on 6 July 1852 at age 25.3
  • Last Edited: 8 Jul 2012

Citations

  1. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, (suggesting that Joseph Bartlett Teas was her father). This bible record was found in Joseph Byron Teas's Civil War pension file. A transcript of the record was viewed on 19 Jun 2011 at http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/monroe/bibles/teas.txt
  2. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, above, (suggesting that Martha Morgan was her mother).
  3. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, above.

Emily Jane Teas

F, ID# 20696, b. 17 March 1829
  • Birth*: She was born on 17 March 1829.3
  • Last Edited: 8 Jul 2012

Citations

  1. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, (suggesting that Joseph Bartlett Teas was her father). This bible record was found in Joseph Byron Teas's Civil War pension file. A transcript of the record was viewed on 19 Jun 2011 at http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/monroe/bibles/teas.txt
  2. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, above, (suggesting that Martha Morgan was her mother).
  3. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, above.

Julia Adaline Teas

F, ID# 20697, b. 25 July 1832, d. 4 February 1835
  • Birth*: She was born on 25 July 1832.3
  • Death*: She died on 4 February 1835 at age 2.3
  • Last Edited: 8 Jul 2012

Citations

  1. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, (suggesting that Joseph Bartlett Teas was her father). This bible record was found in Joseph Byron Teas's Civil War pension file. A transcript of the record was viewed on 19 Jun 2011 at http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/monroe/bibles/teas.txt
  2. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, above, (suggesting that Martha Morgan was her mother).
  3. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, above.

Mary Ann Teas

F, ID# 20698, b. 13 October 1835, d. 1896
  • Birth*: She was born on 13 October 1835.3
  • Death*: She died in 1896.
  • Last Edited: 28 Dec 2012

Citations

  1. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, (suggesting that Mary Ann Brierly was her mother). This bible record was found in Joseph Byron Teas's Civil War pension file. A transcript of the record was viewed on 19 Jun 2011 at http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/monroe/bibles/teas.txt
  2. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, above, (suggesting that Joseph Bartlett Teas was her father).
  3. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, above.

Katharine Letticia Teas

F, ID# 20699, b. 22 September 1837
  • Birth*: She was born on 22 September 1837 in Iowa.3
  • Last Edited: 8 Jul 2012

Citations

  1. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, (suggesting that Julia Ann Edwards was her mother). This bible record was found in Joseph Byron Teas's Civil War pension file. A transcript of the record was viewed on 19 Jun 2011 at http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/monroe/bibles/teas.txt
  2. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, above, (suggesting that Joseph Bartlett Teas was her father).
  3. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, above.

Lacinda Paline Teas

F, ID# 20700, b. 11 March 1839
  • Birth*: She was born on 11 March 1839 in Iowa.3
  • Last Edited: 8 Jul 2012

Citations

  1. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, (suggesting that Joseph Bartlett Teas was her father). This bible record was found in Joseph Byron Teas's Civil War pension file. A transcript of the record was viewed on 19 Jun 2011 at http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/monroe/bibles/teas.txt
  2. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, above, (suggesting that Julia Ann Edwards was her mother).
  3. [S1209] Joseph Bartlett Teas's bible record, above.