Lydia Marie Buller

F, ID# 21601, b. 21 July 1892, d. 30 May 1979
  • Other Names*: Lydia Buller, Lydia Marie Buller Tabor, Lydia Buller Tabor, Lydia Marie Tabor, Lydia Tabor.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 17 May 2015

Family: Loren Pearce Tabor b. 21 Dec 1885, d. 21 Oct 1972

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. 136.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Lydia Marie Buller Tabor, memorial no. 91941715, viewed on 17 May 2015 (giving the date but not the place).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Loren P. Tabor, memorial no. 91941714, viewed on 17 May 2015 (not giving the date or place).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Lydia Marie Buller Tabor, memorial no. 91941715, viewed on 17 May 2015 (not giving the date or place).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Lydia Marie Buller Tabor, memorial no. 91941715, viewed on 17 May 2015.
  6. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 136 (giving the date but not the place).

Lt. B. B. High

M, ID# 21603
  • Last Edited: 12 Jun 2015

Family: Cornelia ('Connie') Walker b. 20 Sep 1920, d. 30 May 2011

Citations

  1. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive at http://corsicana.newspaperarchive.com, 24 Feb 1945, p. 2, col. 3.

Rosalie Harriet Pullen

F, ID# 21604, b. 6 November 1912, d. 22 May 2010
  • Other Names*: Rosalie Pullen, Rosalie Harriet Pullen Yager, Rosalie Pullen Yager, Rosalie Harriet Yager, Rosalie Yager, Rosalie Harriet Pullen Emmert, Rosalie Pullen Emmert, Rosalie Harriet Emmert, Rosalie Emmert.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her tombstone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 6 Jul 2015

Family 1: Private Virgil Relyea Yager b. 19 Sep 1896, d. 16 Apr 1966

Family 2: George Roy Emmert b. 17 Nov 1906, d. 27 Apr 1992

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Bird Babbitt Pullen, memorial no. 139695594, viewed on 6 Jul 2015 (naming Bird Babbitt Pullen as her father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Rosalie Harriet Pullen Emmert, memorial no. 72483552, viewed on 6 Jul 2015 (naming Bird Babbitt Pullen as her father).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Rosalie Harriet Pullen Emmert, memorial no. 72483552, viewed on 6 Jul 2015.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Pvt. Virgil Relyea Yager, memorial no. 3440491, viewed on 6 Jul 2015.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for George Roy Emmert, memorial no. 90532467, viewed on 6 Jul 2015.

Private Virgil Relyea Yager

M, ID# 21605, b. 19 September 1896, d. 16 April 1966
  • Other Names*: Virgil Yager.
  • Note*: He was a private in the U.S. Army in World War I.1

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes pictures of his tombstone, his grave site, and relatives, is here.
  • Last Edited: 6 Jul 2015

Family: Rosalie Harriet Pullen b. 6 Nov 1912, d. 22 May 2010

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Pvt. Virgil Relyea Yager, memorial no. 3440491, viewed on 6 Jul 2015.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Rosalie Harriet Pullen Emmert, memorial no. 72483552, viewed on 6 Jul 2015.

George Roy Emmert

M, ID# 21606, b. 17 November 1906, d. 27 April 1992
  • Other Names*: George Emmert.

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 6 Jul 2015

Family: Rosalie Harriet Pullen b. 6 Nov 1912, d. 22 May 2010

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for George Roy Emmert, memorial no. 90532467, viewed on 6 Jul 2015.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Rosalie Harriet Pullen Emmert, memorial no. 72483552, viewed on 6 Jul 2015.

James W. Pace

M, ID# 21607, b. 8 March 1840, d. 20 May 1920

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 6 Jul 2015

Family: Mathilda ('Mattie') Bell b. 25 Jul 1845, d. 1 Jan 1924

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for James W. Pace, memorial no. 19268082, viewed on 6 Jul 2015.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mathilda 'Mattie' Bell Pace, memorial no. 19268084, viewed on 6 Jul 2015.
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for James Wilburn Pace, II, memorial no. 19268087, viewed on 6 Jul 2015 (naming James W. Pace as his father).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for James W. Pace, memorial no. 19268082, viewed on 6 Jul 2015 (naming James W. Pace as his father).

Mathilda ('Mattie') Bell

F, ID# 21608, b. 25 July 1845, d. 1 January 1924
  • Other Names*: Mathilda Bell, Mattie Bell, Mathilda ('Mattie') Bell Pace, Mathilda Bell Pace, Mathilda ('Mattie') Pace, Mattie Bell Pace Mattie Pace.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 6 Jul 2015

Family: James W. Pace b. 8 Mar 1840, d. 20 May 1920

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Mathilda 'Mattie' Bell Pace, memorial no. 19268084, viewed on 6 Jul 2015.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for James W. Pace, memorial no. 19268082, viewed on 6 Jul 2015.
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for James Wilburn Pace, II, memorial no. 19268087, viewed on 6 Jul 2015 (naming Mathilda ('Mattie') Bell Pace as his mother).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mathilda 'Mattie' Bell Pace, memorial no. 19268084, viewed on 6 Jul 2015 (naming Mathilda ('Mattie') Bell Pace as his mother).

Permenus Pearce

M, ID# 21609, b. 1807, d. 28 March 1882
  • Note*: There is some doubt whether Permenus is a son of David Pearce and Sarah Bartlett Pearce. They are named as his parents on his Find A Grave memorial, but I have not found him in any family records.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 25 Jul 2015

Family: Sarah ('Sally') Oram d. 1 Nov 1893

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Permenus Pearce, memorial no. 86055960, viewed on 25 Jul 2015 (naming David Pearce as his father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for David Pearce, memorial no. 27269643, viewed on 25 Jul 2015 (naming David Pearce as his father).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Permenus Pearce, memorial no. 86055960, viewed on 25 Jul 2015 (naming Sarah Pearce as his mother).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Sarah Pearce, memorial no. 27269644, viewed on 25 Jul 2015 (naming Sarah Pearce as his mother).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Permenus Pearce, memorial no. 86055960, viewed on 25 Jul 2015.
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Sarah 'Sally' Oram Pearce, memorial no. 86056027, viewed on 25 Jul 2015.

Sarah ('Sally') Oram

F, ID# 21610, d. 1 November 1893
  • Other Names*: Sarah Oram, Sally Oram, Sarah Oram Pearce, Sally Oram Pearce, Sarah Pearce, Sally Pearce.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 25 Jul 2015

Family: Permenus Pearce b. 1807, d. 28 Mar 1882

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Sarah 'Sally' Oram Pearce, memorial no. 86056027, viewed on 25 Jul 2015.

Owen Matthews

M, ID# 21611
  • Last Edited: 21 Aug 2015

Citations

  1. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive at http://corsicana.newspaperarchive.com, 13 Oct 1922, p. 1, col. 6 (obituary of Mrs. Minnie L. Matthews) (naming Mrs. Minnie L. Matthews as his mother).

Marion Lucas Bachman

M, ID# 21618, b. 8 December 1924, d. 7 July 1925

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 23 Aug 2015

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Robert Marion Bachman, memorial no. 10748148, viewed on 23 Aug 2015 (naming Robert Marion Bachman as his father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Marion Lucas Bachman, memorial no. 23928176, viewed on 23 Aug 2015 (naming Robert Marion Bachman as his father).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Edna Bernice Parmiter Milligan Bachman, memorial no. 10748146, viewed on 23 Aug 2015 (naming Edna Bernice Parmiter Milligan Bachman as his mother).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Marion Lucas Bachman, memorial no. 23928176, viewed on 23 Aug 2015 (naming Edna Bernice Parmiter Milligan Bachman as his mother).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Marion Lucas Bachman, memorial no. 23928176, viewed on 23 Aug 2015.

Milton Sidney Fortson Jr.

M, ID# 21619, b. 7 October 1940, d. 16 October 2015

Milton Sidney Fortson, Jr.
  • Other Names*: Milton Fortson Jr.

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes an obituary, is here.
  • Last Edited: 2 Nov 2015

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Milton Sidney Fortson Jr., memorial no. 153878591, viewed on 1 Nov 2015 (naming Milton S. Fortson Sr. as his father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Milton Sidney Fortson Jr., memorial no. 153878591, viewed on 1 Nov 2015 (naming Elizabeth Jane Mattox as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 712.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 712 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Milton Sidney Fortson Jr., memorial no. 153878591, viewed on 1 Nov 2015.

Mary Christine Hicks

F, ID# 21620
  • Other Names*: Mary Hicks, Mary Christine Hicks Fortson, Mary Hicks Fortson, Mary Christine Fortson, Mary Fortson.
  • Last Edited: 2 Nov 2015

Family: Milton Sidney Fortson Jr. b. 7 Oct 1940, d. 16 Oct 2015

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 712.

Otto Shellhorn

M, ID# 21621
  • Last Edited: 22 Feb 2016

Family: Amy Jackson Walker b. 2 Jan 1877

Caroline R. Corbit

F, ID# 21622, b. 18 January 1825, d. 18 December 1913

Caroline Corbit Perot's tombstone, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Penna., courtesy of "catncamo" of Find A Grave.
  • Birth*: She was born on 18 January 1825.1
  • Marriage*: She married Elliston Perot.2
  • Death*: She died on 18 December 1913 at age 88.1
  • Burial*: Interment was in section H, lot 134, 140, Laurel Hill Cemetery, 3822 Ridge Avenue.1
  • Other Names*: Caroline Corbit, Caroline Corbit Perot, Caroline Perot.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 26 Mar 2016

Family: Elliston Perot b. 24 Jul 1824, d. 25 Feb 1865

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Caroline R. Corbit Perot, memorial no. 136780374, viewed on 26 Mar 2016.
  2. [S175] Supposition as to marriage, based on joint grave marker.

Elliston Perot

M, ID# 21623, b. 24 July 1824, d. 25 February 1865

Elliston Perot's tombstone, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Penna., courtesy of "catncamo" of Find A Grave.

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
• A history of the Perot family is here. Elliston Perot (1824-1865) is barely mentioned, probably because of his early death.
  • Last Edited: 26 Mar 2016

Family: Caroline R. Corbit b. 18 Jan 1825, d. 18 Dec 1913

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Elliston Perot, memorial no. 136780372, viewed on 26 Mar 2016.
  2. [S175] Supposition as to marriage, based on joint grave marker.

Mary Hamill

F, ID# 21625, b. 24 March 1925, d. 10 May 2016

Mary Hamill Jester, courtesy of Corsicana Daily Sun.
  • Other Names*: Mary Hamill Jester, Mary Jester.
  • Obituary*: "Mary Hamill Jester, 91, a native of Corsicana, died on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 in Austin.
       "She was born on March 24, 1925 to Dr. Dan Bryan Hamill and Gladys Mason Hamill.
       "Mary graduated from Corsicana High School in 1942. She attended The University of Texas at Austin where she joined Zeta Tau Alpha sorority. She then earned a degree in Zoology from UT in 1946 and went to work for the State Health Department in Waco.
       "Mary and Homer Bates Jester, Jr. married in Corsicana in 1951 and later moved to Dallas where they lived for many years. They had one daughter named [omitted for privacy reasons] and a son named [omitted for privacy reasons].
       "In 1960, Mary went to work for Dallas investor and philanthropist Peter O'Donnell, Jr. where she remained for 40 years. From the late 1950s through 2000, she worked for many local, statewide and national political campaigns including campaigns to elect Congressman Bruce Alger, Senator John Tower, Barry Goldwater, Texas Governors Bill Clements and George W. Bush, Presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush.
       "When not working for Mr. O'Donnell or on campaigns, Mary enjoyed nature and photography. She was a lifetime trustee of the Dallas Museum of Natural History.
       "Mary leaves a catalogue of over 100,000 photographs of her friends, family and her beloved outdoor adventures to the Big Bend, Ft. Burgwin, and the Grand Tetons.
       "She is survived by [omitted for privacy reasons].
       "Interment will take place in a private family ceremony. Friends desiring to make memorials should send a contribution to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas or The University of Texas at Austin."2
  • Last Edited: 19 May 2016

Family: Homer Bates Jester Jr. b. 19 Mar 1918, d. 2 Aug 1987

Citations

  1. [S585] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online at http://www.corsicanadailysun.com, 19 May 2016 (obituary of Mary Hamill Jester), http://obituaries.corsicanadailysun.com/story/…
  2. [S585] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online at http://www.corsicanadailysun.com, 19 May 2016, http://obituaries.corsicanadailysun.com/story/… (reprinted here with consent of the Corsicana Daily Sun).

Homer Bates Jester Jr.

M, ID# 21626, b. 19 March 1918, d. 2 August 1987

Homer Bates Jester, Jr.'s tombstone, Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Tex., courtesy of Eva Whearley.
  • Other Names*: Homer Jester.
  • Note*: He was a major in the U.S. Air Force.1

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 19 May 2016

Family: Mary Hamill b. 24 Mar 1925, d. 10 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Homer Bates Jester, Jr., memorial no. 30530662 (viewed on 19 May 2016).
  2. [S585] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online at http://www.corsicanadailysun.com, 19 May 2016 (obituary of Mary Hamill Jester), http://obituaries.corsicanadailysun.com/story/…

Robert Michael Horton

M, ID# 21630, b. 3 November 1939, d. 20 September 2006
  • Other Names*: Robert Horton.
  • Note*: • He graduated from Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
    • He served in the United States Army in Germany from 1961 to 1964.
    • He had a thirty-two-year career with SunTrust Banks, Inc.
    • He was a member of Christ Church, Frederica, St. Simons Island, Georgia.3,4,5,6

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes his obituary and pictures of his tombstone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 21 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 693.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Robert Michael Horton, memorial no. 47168055, viewed on 21 May 2016.
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Robert Michael Horton, memorial no. 47168055, viewed on 21 May 2016 (first bullet).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Robert Michael Horton, memorial no. 47168055, viewed on 21 May 2016 (second bullet).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Robert Michael Horton, memorial no. 47168055, viewed on 21 May 2016 (third bullet).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Robert Michael Horton, memorial no. 47168055, viewed on 21 May 2016 (fourth bullet).

James Litton deJarnette Jr.

M, ID# 21631, b. 24 September 1940
  • Birth*: He was born on 24 September 1940.1
  • Other Names*: James deJarnette.
  • Last Edited: 21 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 693.

Lucyle Dye

F, ID# 21636, b. 16 September 1911, d. 5 April 2008

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her tombstone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 22 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Lucyle Dye Edwards, memorial no. 76613675, viewed on 22 May 2016.

Benjamin Cordell Teasley

M, ID# 21648, b. 25 December 1918, d. 14 December 1990
  • Other Names*: Benjamin Teasley.

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his tombstone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 23 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 694.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Benjamin Cordell Teasley, memorial no. 44207749, viewed on 23 May 2016.