Thad Alexander Barrington Jr.

M, ID# 4202, b. 17 May 1914, d. 2 September 1987
  • Other Names*: Thad Barrington.
  • Note*: • He earned a law degree from the University of Texas in 1940.
    • He served in World War II.
    • In 1964 he was a vice-president of Mercantile National Bank in Dallas.4,5,6

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 18 Apr 2019

Family:

Citations

  1. [S95] Mrs. A. D. Ellis, "Gibson Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 388 (naming Thad Barrington as his father).
  2. [S95] Mrs. A. D. Ellis, "Gibson Family," above (naming Kate Gibson as his mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Thad A. Barrington, Jr., memorial no. 87161607, viewed on 18 Apr 2019.
  4. [S96] Univ. of Tex. Law School Ass'n, Alumni Directory (White Plains, N.Y.: Bernard C. Harris Publishing Co., Inc., 1984), p. 12 (first bullet).
  5. [S95] Mrs. A. D. Ellis, "Gibson Family," above (second bullet).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Thad Alexander Barrington, Sr., memorial no. 65361607, viewed on 18 Apr 2019 (obituary for his father, Thad Alexander Barrington, Sr.) (third bullet).
  7. [S95] Mrs. A. D. Ellis, "Gibson Family," above.

Thad Alexander Barrington III1

M, ID# 4206, b. 30 May 1952, d. 31 July 2007

Thad Alexander Barrington, III.
  • Other Names*: Thad Barrington.
  • Note*: He lived in Dallas, Texas.

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes his picture and a picture of his gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 18 Apr 2019

Citations

  1. [S95] Mrs. A. D. Ellis, "Gibson Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 388.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Thad Alexander Barrington, III, memorial no. 20745654, viewed on 18 Apr 2019.

Guy Moore Gibson Jr.1,2

M, ID# 4207, b. 10 February 1915, d. 13 August 1954
  • Obituary*: "SATURDAY RITES FOR GUY GIBSON
       "Funeral services for Guy M. Gibson, Jr., 39, lifelong Corsicana resident, who died early Friday [13 Aug 1954] in the Corsicana Hospital and Clinic were held Saturday at 11 a. m. from the Corley Chapel. Burial was in Oakwood cemetery.
       "The rites were conducted by Dr. Matthew H. Arnold, pastor of the Westminster Presbyterian church, and Rev. T. I. Sandlin, pastor of the Central Presbyterian church in Wortham.
       "Gibson had been ill several weeks. He had been the manager of the extensive Gibson farm interests in area southeast of Eureka on Richland and Chambers creeks.
       "Surviving are his wife, mother, Mrs. Guy M. Gibson, Sr., both of Corsicana; a brother, Billy Gibson, Dallas; two sisters, Mrs. Lunsford Livingston, Oklahoma City, and Mrs. Newton Burnett, Dallas; three nieces and other relatives.
       "Pallbearers were Lod Allison, Dee Poindexter, Jr., Aaron Montgomery, Ed Watts, Joe Anderson, Dr. C. B. Bronson, Alton Justiss and Charlie Seldenglantz."17
  • Note*: • He served in World War II.
    • He lived in Corsicana, Texas all his life and managed the family farm interests in Navarro County, Texas.18,19

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 15 Feb 2015

Citations

  1. [S95] Mrs. A. D. Ellis, "Gibson Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 388.
  2. [S98] J. Newton Burnett, "Guy Moore Gibson," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 123.
  3. [S1115] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 9 Nov 1998 (naming Guy Moore Gibson, Sr. as his father).
  4. [S1115] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 9 Nov 1998 (naming Cleo Frost as his mother).
  5. [S58] Index to Texas Birth Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript 1915, vol. 1, p. 306, file 7769 (not naming the place and not giving his name but identifying him as "Infant of Guy M. Gibson").
  6. [S190] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 10 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1990), p. 71.
  7. [S1115] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 9 Nov 1998.
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Guy Moore Gibson, Jr., memorial no. 33928883, viewed on 17 Aug 2013.
  9. [S190] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 10, above, p. 71 (giving the date but not the place and erroneously giving 1984 as the year).
  10. [S1115] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 9 Nov 1998 (giving the date but not the place and erroneously giving the year as 1984).
  11. [S1271] Sue Harralson, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 17 Aug 2013 (giving the date but not the place).
  12. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Guy Moore Gibson, Jr., memorial no. 33928883, viewed on 17 Aug 2013 (giving the date but not the place).
  13. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive at http://corsicana.newspaperarchive.com, 14 Aug 1954, p. 5, col. 8 (obituary of Guy M. Gibson, Jr.) (stating that he died early in the morning after several weeks' illness).
  14. [S190] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 10, above, p. 71 (giving the place but not the date).
  15. [S1115] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 9 Nov 1998 (giving the place but not the date).
  16. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Guy Moore Gibson, Jr., memorial no. 33928883, viewed on 17 Aug 2013 (giving the place but not the date).
  17. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 14 Aug 1954, p. 5, col. 8 (reprinted here with consent of the Corsicana Daily Sun, with obvious typographical errors corrected).
  18. [S95] Mrs. A. D. Ellis, "Gibson Family," above (first bullet).
  19. [S1207] Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Tex., online archive, above, 14 Aug 1954, p. 5, col. 8 (obituary of Guy M. Gibson, Jr.) (second bullet).

William Peck ('Billy') Gibson1,2

M, ID# 4208, b. 13 October 1918, d. May 1987
  • Note*: He earned a law degree from the University of Texas in 1947, served in World War II, and was a lawyer with Texaco, Inc. in Houston, Texas.9
  • Last Edited: 28 Dec 2006

Citations

  1. [S95] Mrs. A. D. Ellis, "Gibson Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 388.
  2. [S98] J. Newton Burnett, "Guy Moore Gibson," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 123.
  3. [S1115] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 9 Nov 1998 (naming Guy Moore Gibson, Sr. as his father).
  4. [S1115] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 9 Nov 1998 (naming Cleo Frost as his mother).
  5. [S137] Index to Texas Delayed Probate Birth Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), vol. 13, p. 6372, file 362686.
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 11 Mar 1998 (giving only the date).
  7. [S1115] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 9 Nov 1998.
  8. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 11 Mar 1998 (not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Houston, Texas when he died).
  9. [S96] Univ. of Tex. Law School Ass'n, Alumni Directory (White Plains, N.Y.: Bernard C. Harris Publishing Co., Inc., 1984), p. 78 (law degree).

James Newton Burnett1,2

M, ID# 4213, b. 7 November 1908, d. 8 January 1983
  • Note*: He was from Corsicana, Texas and was a consultant for Sun Oil Company.11

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 17 Aug 2013

Family: Sue Frost Gibson b. 21 Nov 1910, d. 16 Jul 1986

Citations

  1. [S95] Mrs. A. D. Ellis, "Gibson Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 388.
  2. [S98] J. Newton Burnett, "Guy Moore Gibson," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 123.
  3. [S58] Index to Texas Birth Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript 1903-09, vol. 1, p. 357, file 79827.
  4. [S1115] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 9 Nov 1998.
  5. [S1108] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/RootswebSSDI, viewed on 28 Dec 2006 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for James Newton Burnett, memorial no. 33814013, viewed on 17 Aug 2013 (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S190] Navarro County Cemetery Records, vol. 10 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Gen. Soc'y, 1990), p. 13.
  8. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1983 (microfiche), p. 255, file 5140-83.
  9. [S1108] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/RootswebSSDI, viewed on 28 Dec 2006 (stating that he died in Jan 1983; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Corsicana, Texas when he died).
  10. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for James Newton Burnett, memorial no. 33814013, viewed on 17 Aug 2013.
  11. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Anna Louise Burnett Clark, memorial no. 5299861, viewed on 17 Aug 2013.
  12. [S1115] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 9 Nov 1998 (naming James Newton Burnett as her father).
  13. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Anna Louise Burnett Clark, memorial no. 5299861, viewed on 17 Aug 2013 (naming John Newton Burnett as her father).

Anna Louise ('Ann') Burnett1

F, ID# 4214, b. 2 July 1939, d. 28 January 1993

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes an obituary and a picture of her grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 17 Aug 2013

Citations

  1. [S95] Mrs. A. D. Ellis, "Gibson Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 388.
  2. [S1115] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 9 Nov 1998 (naming James Newton Burnett as her father).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Anna Louise Burnett Clark, memorial no. 5299861, viewed on 17 Aug 2013 (naming John Newton Burnett as her father).
  4. [S1115] Edward Lynn Williams, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 9 Nov 1998 (naming Sue Frost Gibson as her mother).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Anna Louise Burnett Clark, memorial no. 5299861, viewed on 17 Aug 2013 (naming Sue Frost Gibson as her mother).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Anna Louise Burnett Clark, memorial no. 5299861, viewed on 17 Aug 2013.

Horace Greeley Johnston1,2

M, ID# 4226, b. 1851, d. 1930
  • Note*: He was born on the family farm near Canton, Ohio and attended Canton public schools and Greensburg Seminary, where he studied surveying and civil engineering. He moved to Texas in 1891 to drill a water well in Marlin and in 1893 moved to Corsicana to complete a well. He held several patents related to oil-well drilling and is credited with having developed the "gumbo buster."

Additional Resources

• A picture and transcription of a historical marker in Corsicana, Tex. commemorating his company, American Well and Prospecting Co., is here.
  • Last Edited: 18 Feb 2012

Family: Genevive Chancey b. 1874, d. 1957

Citations

  1. [S99] Laura Fortson Johnston, "Eliot A. Johnston Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 137.
  2. [S100] Laura Fortson Johnston, "The H. G. Johnston Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), pp. 137-38.

Genevive Chancey1,2

F, ID# 4227, b. 1874, d. 1957
  • Note*: She was a native of Corsicana. She was active in the Presbyterian Church and served on the boards of directors of the First National Bank of Corsicana and the Twilight Home.
  • Last Edited: 4 Sep 1995

Family: Horace Greeley Johnston b. 1851, d. 1930

Citations

  1. [S99] Laura Fortson Johnston, "Eliot A. Johnston Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 137.
  2. [S100] Laura Fortson Johnston, "The H. G. Johnston Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), pp. 137-38.

Alexander Johnston1

M, ID# 4228
  • Note*: He was an educator and agriculturist.
  • Last Edited: 4 Sep 1995

Family:

Citations

  1. [S100] Laura Fortson Johnston, "The H. G. Johnston Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), pp. 137-38.

Lewin Newton Johnston1,2

M, ID# 4233, b. 7 August 1914, d. February 1996
  • Note*: He graduated from Carroll's Private School in Corsicana in 1932. He worked for American Well and Prospecting Co., founded by his father, and was in the oil and real estate businesses.
  • Last Edited: 16 Mar 1998

Citations

  1. [S100] Laura Fortson Johnston, "The H. G. Johnston Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), pp. 137-38.
  2. [S101] "Lewin Newton Johnston," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), p. 138.
  3. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 16 Mar 1998 (giving his name as L. Johnston and giving only the date).
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 16 Mar 1998 (giving his name as L. Johnston; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Corsicana, Texas when he died).

Ellen P. Eliot1

F, ID# 4234, b. 1855
  • Last Edited: 4 Sep 1995

Family: Thomas L. Chancey b. 1849, d. 1884

Citations

  1. [S100] Laura Fortson Johnston, "The H. G. Johnston Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), pp. 137-38.

Thomas L. Chancey1

M, ID# 4235, b. 1849, d. 1884
  • Last Edited: 4 Sep 1995

Family: Ellen P. Eliot b. 1855

Citations

  1. [S100] Laura Fortson Johnston, "The H. G. Johnston Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), pp. 137-38.

J. Malcom Eliot1

M, ID# 4236, b. 1826, d. 1876
  • Birth*: He was born in 1826.1
  • Marriage*: He married Susan Waterhouse in 1852.
  • Death*: He died in 1876.1
  • Note*: In 1849 he moved from Illinois to Texas, where he worked as a surveyor.
  • Last Edited: 4 Sep 1995

Family: Susan Waterhouse b. 1834, d. 1888

Citations

  1. [S100] Laura Fortson Johnston, "The H. G. Johnston Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), pp. 137-38.

Susan Waterhouse1

F, ID# 4237, b. 1834, d. 1888
  • Birth*: She was born in 1834.1
  • Marriage*: She married J. Malcom Eliot in 1852.
  • Death*: She died in 1888.1
  • Note*: She moved from Tuscaloosa, Alabama to Texas in 1850.
  • Last Edited: 4 Sep 1995

Family: J. Malcom Eliot b. 1826, d. 1876

Citations

  1. [S100] Laura Fortson Johnston, "The H. G. Johnston Family," in Navarro County History, vol. 2 (Corsicana, Tex.: The Navarro County Hist. Soc'y, 1978), pp. 137-38.