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151 Is believed to have died in child birth. On her death bed, she asked her oldest son, James to take care of the younger children, which he did and is why he did not marry until so late in life. BARNES Martha Catherine (I0304)
 
152 Is found in the Missouri State Penitentiary in 1900 in Jefferson, Cole, Missouri BENHAM Charles (I6362)
 
153 It is believed by some family members that John's middle name is Sanders (perhaps his mother's maiden name), but there is no documentation for either of these assumptions. ASHLEY John (I7236)
 
154 It is believed that Ted Scott was 1/4 Indian. He was an extremely handsom man. He was short (5'8"-5'10") and had a dark complection, with coal black hair and blue-blue eyes. He died when he was 48.

He was the Southwest Regional Manager of Lone Star Gas. He was a wild catter in the oil fields in East Texas. 
SCOTT Ted C (I0238)
 
155 It is believed that Vincent S A Tharp served as a Private in Company D, 1st Special Battalion, (Rightors), Louisiana Infantry, in New Orleans between 4/20/1861

1st Infantry Batallaion completed its organization at New Orleans, Louisiana during the Spring of 1861 with men from Jackson, Orleans and Caddo parishes. It's six companies moved to Virginia and for a time served in the Department of the Peninsula. Later the battalion was placed under the command of General Griffith and in April 1862 totalled 315 effectives. In June it disbanded and the men transfered to other Louisiana Commands. Lieutenant Colonels Charles D Dreux, and Nicholas H Rightors, and Major James H Beard were its field officers.

It's quite possible that Vincent died in the Civil War as no subsequent records have been found to date. 
THARP Vincent Spencer Allen (I4748)
 
156 It is noted in Veda's Bible that their marriage took place at 7min after 7PM on 7 Nov. Family F0067
 
157 James 'Jim' E. Mayes
James "Jim" E. Mayes of Medford, died Feb. 23, 2005 at Medford Rehabilitation Center.

Mr. Mayes was born on June 28, 1931, in DeNoya, Oklahoma to James Franklin Mayes and Emma E. Williford Brown. Jim attended schools in Oklahoma, Kansas and Colorado. He earned a BA degree in Theology from North Central Bible College, and School of Music, Minneapolis. He was an ordained Minister.

Jim was employed by Pacific Power as an energy consultant. He worked in Medford, Coos Bay, Cottage Grove and Rock Springs, Wyoming where he retired.

Jim was always involved with community affairs. He was on the Founding committee, Central point Area Chamber of Commerce and served two terms as first president. He also served as Director of Central Point Planning Commission, he was the Vice President of the Association of Jackson County Chambers, he was on the Jackson County Economic Development Committee, and was on Lane Community College as a Honorary Trustee, he was the President of Rock Springs Chamber of Commerce, the President of the Rock Springs Rotary Club and Lions Club, and he was on the State of Wyoming Economic Development and Stability Board. Jim received numerous awards for his community involvement.

Survivors include a sister, F. Lorain. Tate, and her husband, Dominic of Central Point; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son,George Mayes; a brother, Loyd Mayes and half-brothers, Homer R. Brown and Herschel C. Brown.

 
MAYES James Ellis (I11214)
 
158 James Howard was born with the last name of THARP, but his fourth grade teacher told him there should be an "E" at the end of his name. So he went the rest of his life as James Howard THARPE. THARP James Howard (I8059)
 
159 James Presley had one glass eye, but it did not impact his driving, working , etc. I also understand that he was quite a rounder in his younger days.

He worked for years as a driller in the oil fields, then owned his own gas station, then was shop foreman for a company in Odessa, Texas that built and repaired electric motors and magnetos. Then he moved to California and opened a tractor and lawn mower sales and repair shop in San Clemente.

Notes submitted by his son, James Allen Tharp.
 
THARP James Presley (I1570)
 
160 James was killed 25 Jan 1776 Guilford County, North Carolina.
He was hung as a revolutionist by the Torres.  
BILLINGSLEY James B (I9850)
 
161 Jeptha is described as 5'6", fair, with black hair and eyes, and was a farmer. He enlisted 19 June 1836 as a private, 18 miles below Ft. Mitchell, Alabama to serve in the Florida Indian War. He was in the Alabama Mounted Volunteers under Captain Musgrove and was discharged 20 July 1836. He received BLT #91677 and BLT # 33.858 for 120 acres and sold #91677 about 1853. Jeptha and Sally lived in Blount County for a time after their marriage as Jep was paid $4 for being a witness in court there in March of 1839. By 1843, they lived in DeKalb (now Etowah)County near Duck Springs in Big Wills Valley. He acquired 80.5 acres of land under the Military Act of 1850 on 22 April 1843 (W2NE4A18-10S7E DeKalb co Tract Bk). He was a blacksmith
(mechanic) and carpenter. The census lists them as illiterate, but Sarah signed her name to an affidavit regarding her I.W. pension. The signature was questioned because the signature was very shaky. She explained it was caused by her age of 80 years. Witnesses to the application for a widow's pension were W. D. Bright who stated he had known Sarah for 15 years, and that she was a resident of Three Rivers. S. W. Kelly stated that
he had known her for 30 years. Levi Scott Owen said he saw Jeptha after his death, and dressed his corpse.
The Federal Census of 1880, Visalia, Tulare, California, lists Jeptha Berry, farmer, age 66, born in Tennessee, father and mother born in Va, married, white. This is from the LDS site, did not list any others in his family. 
Family F3236
 
162 Jeremy Joseph is the adopted child of Jack and Susie Worsham. WORSHAM Jeremy Joseph (I0090)
 
163 Jessie was called Logger due to his profession POPE Jessie (I0301)
 
164 Jim Isaacks, age 86, passed away March 4, 2013. He is survived by his son, Ron Isaacks and wife Bonnie; daughter, Jeanette Waldrop; sister, Darlene Mosley; grandchildren, Cody and Cassidy Isaacks; Corey and Casey Waldrop; Kenneth, Mike and Charlie Reilly; and many nieces and nephews.

Jim was a WWII Navy Veteran and served aboard an aircraft carrier in the South Pacific. After his service, he worked for AT&T (Southwestern Bell Telephone) for 32 years then spent many years in law enforcement and was appointed the first Police Chief of Magnolia, Texas, where he served until 1983. He then served with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Department until 1993, when he retired to Bastrop where he raised cattle.

Jim was a member of the McDade Baptist Church, VFW and was Master Mason at the Adam Royder Masonic Lodge, No. 778. Jim will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.

Visitation is Friday, March 8, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm and the funeral service will be Saturday, March 9 at 1 pm. 
ISAACKS Jimmy D (I1904)
 
165 Jimmie Douglas Spoon was born on December 10, 1950, in Decatur, Illinois, and went to be with the Lord on February 3, 2008.

Jim was a veteran of the United States Air Force and served in the Air National Guard.

He is survived by his four sons, Matthew Spoon, 23, Marcus Spoon, 23, Jonathan Spoon, 21, and Jeffrey Spoon, 19. He also is survived by his fiancÚ, Carin Burns. He leaves behind a host of friends and family.

Jim will be remembered as an avid golfer, sports fan and enthusiastic coach for every sport his sons played.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, February 7, 2008, at Stroud Funeral Home.

Graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 8, 2008, at Restwood Memorial Park, followed by a memorial service at First Presbyterian Church of Lake Jackson at 12:00 noon.

Donations may be made to First Presbyterian, where Jim was an active member for man y years.
 
SPOON Jimmie Douglas (I9929)
 
166 Joe Raymond Dancer

The Palestine Herald

Graveside services for Joe Raymond Dancer, 81, of Elkhart, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Pilgrim Cemetery with Rev. Lynn Willhite officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

Mr. Dancer died Saturday in a Crockett Hospital.

He was a U.S. Army Korean veteran and a retired building contractor.

Mr. Dancer is survived by his wife of 62 years, Margaret Ouida Morris Dancer of Elkhart; son, Curtis Dancer of Elkhart; sister, Dell Campbell; brother, Johnnie Dancer; four grandchildren and and four great-grandchildren.
 
DANCER Joe Raymond (I10343)
 
167 John Allen Tharp, Jr entered the Civil War at the age of 16 in August of 1863. He was a Confederate Veteran and served as a Private, Company E, Bairds Regiment, Texas Cavalry, 4th Regiment, Arizona Brigade until his discharge in 1865.

The Tharps were farmers for many years back. Planters and slave holders in antebellum days. They were Georgians in the early days and immigrated to Louisiana in an early day. In 1859 J A Tharp, Sr., the father, came to Texas as a refugee with a goodly number of slaves and settled in Ellis county. He lived in several portions of the State, including Henderson, Kaufman, Ellis, and Van Zandt counties. He is buried in Denton County.

March 2, 1846, John was born in the Louisiana home in DeSoto Parish. He was reared on the farm, coming to Texas with his father in 1859. His education and preparation for life were received in this country. July 28, 1868, he married Miss Emily Fisher, who still survives [at the time the article was written]. Her father was also a refugee from Louisiana. They have nine children, seven of whom are living. Mr. Tharp is essentially and truly a farmer and has proven that farming can be made successful in Van Zandt County. He came to this county twenty years ago and settled on his present home, one mile southeast of the present town of Roddy.

He believes in diversification and began its practice early. He believes that a man must study farming to succeed, just like any other calling. He has his farm fenced into small parcels with tanks and fences and gates according to his ideas of convenience. His principal products have been corn and cotton, but he has grown an elegant orchard and has quantities of black berries and grows watermelons, sweet potatoes, Irish potatoes, onions, etc. In his orchard are found peaches, apples, pears, plums, quinces, apricots, figs, grapes, dew berries, etc. Mr Tharp says a Van Zandt farmer can have something to sell every day of the year and with the establishment of markets and good roads this would be the paradise of all Texas, or of the south. He has proven his faith by his works and is interested in the growth and development of East Texas, and especially Van Zandt County. He says a man can raise everything he may desire to use here and then raise much for the market and have his cotton strictly as a surplus. He has a farm of 100 acres and has frequently made corn his principal crop to do him, truck for family and for the market galore and $1,000 worth of cotton as a surplus. He believes in progress and by all means the diversification of crops by the farmers. He is member of the Free Methodist church and stands on his integrity.

John A Tharp is buried in the Elm Grove Cemetery, Roddy Texas, just outside of Mabank. On the back side of his tombstone it reads, "J A T/'I have called upon thee, for thou wilt hear me, O God; incline thine ear unto me, and hear my speech.'/Pslams 17-6". He is entombed with his wife Emily. 
THARP John Allen, Jr (I0056)
 
168 John b 1703 has a great grandson named Wright Barnes who moved to Sumner Co, TN.

Will-Test- John Barnes
Wit: James Cobb, Herbert Pritchard, Jr.
Exrs; Sons, John, Henry.
Bertie Co.,NC
In the name of God Amen, August 13, 1773, I John Barnes, Sr.of Bertie County being weak in body but of perfect and sound mind and memory thanks be given to God for it. Therefore, calling to mind the mortality of by body knowing that it appointed to all persons to die, do make and ordain this my last will and Testament, that is to say principally and first of all I recommend my soul into the hands of God who gave it and my body I recommed to the earth to be buried in a decent christian like manner at the designation of my Executors, nothing doubting but at the general resurrection to receive the same by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate as it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life, I give, demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form viz;
I give an bequeath unto Katherine my beloved wife, her third part of my plantation and her chice of one of the houses, also my cattle and ews and lambs, our pots and pans, one horse, my young riding horse, bridle and saddle, two dishes, two basons and three plates, one dozen spoons, half my hogs, one bed and furniture, one chest, three chairs, one tanle to her, her heirs and assigns forever and her heirs.

I give and bequeath to my eldest son, John Barns, my new coat jacket and britches and my turning tools, one cojicet? saw to him, his heirs and assigns forever.

I give and bequeath to Henry my youngest son all my land and plantation excepting the third part of his mother for her lifetime and one hundred laid out at the head of the mill branch for Isaac Jenkins. I give him likewise one bed and furniture, my great pott, one hand mill and all my cider cooks, four basons and two dishes, two cow and calves to him his heirs and assign forever.

I give and bequeath to my daughter Lucy Haze, one feather bed and furniture to her, her heirs and assigns forever.

I give and bequeath to my grandson, Isaac Jenkins one hundred acres of land joining the mill branch, two cows and pigs, one ew and lamb to him, his heirs and assigns forever.

I give and bequeath the rest of my estate to be equally divided between my children, John, Sarah, Lucy, Solomon, Zilpha, Hannah and Henry to them, their heirs and assigns forever.

I likewise constitute and appoint my two sons,John and Henry Barnes to be my sole Executors of my last will and testament and i do hereby utterly revoke and disanull all and every former wills and instruments by me in any wise made, ratifying and confirming this and none other to be my last will and testament.


A: 376 Joseph Howard to John Barnes. Feb. 9, 1724. I assign my right and title to above patent to John Barnes. Ack. by Joseph Howard and John Barnes.

In the deed to Thomas Wallis, 1/25/1726, 20 pds for 310 a. on Fork Branch and Meadow grounds , Surveyed and patented for Joseph Howard, and by ROUNTREE sold to Barnes. Wit: Thomas Rountree, Charles Rountree, Edward Wood.

(Same as above: B: 335 John Barns and wife Catherine of Chowan Precinct to Thomas Wallis.
Jan. 25, 1726/27. 20 pds. for 300a on Fork Branch and Meadow Grounds. Surveyed and patented for Joseph Howard, and by Howard sold to Barnes. Patent date Aug. 4, 1727. Wit: Thomas Rountree, Charles Rountree, Edward Wood, Sen.)


Feb. Ct. 1724. Robert Forster
C/C.
E: 44 James Parker, Jun. To John Barnes (Barns), "joyner." (carpenter)
October 8, 1736.
10 pds. for 350a Part of a patent to James Parker, Sen., on NS of Cashy 
BARNES John (I9037)
 
169 JOHN FRANKLIN BAUGH died in San Antonio on the 5th of March 2007, at age 91, surrounded by his loving family. He was born near Waco on the 29th of February 1916, son of John and Nell Elizabeth Turner Baugh. As a child John learned and believed the teachings of Jesus Christ and these were reflected through his entire life. Following graduation from Waco High School, John enrolled in Baylor University while he worked at the local A & P Grocery to help the family income during the Depression. Due to the economic hard times he had to move to Houston to continue working at A & P. There he met his life-long sweetheart, Eula Mae Tharp, in night school at the University of Houston. They married in 1936 and became parents of Barbara Nell in 1942. As the war came to an end, John decided to try to open his own food business which became Zero Foods Company. This business flourished, having a branch in San Antonio and servicing most of South Texas. John became active in industry organizations and met other food distributors from across the country in the National Frozen Food Association where he served as a director and president. John proposed an idea to create a nation-wide food service company by having a simultaneous merger of nine privately owned companies. Wall Street said this had never been done before but these nine pioneers of the food industry agreed unanimously to accept the ownership structure recommended by John, affirming their respect for his fairness and integrity. Thus Sysco Corporation was founded on the same day that it became a public company in 1970. From that time to 2005, sales grew from $115 million to over $30 billion and Sysco grew through acquisition from nine to 78 wholly-owned operating companies with 170 locations and over 47,500 employees and is the largest food services company in North America. John served as Chairman, CEO and Senior Chairman of Sysco in addition to being the Founder. In addition to the offices held in the National Frozen Food Association, he was the recipient of the Heritage Award in 1976 and was the first person elected to the NFFA Hall of Fame. He received the Herbert Hoover Award from the National Wholesale Grocers Association in 1988 and was inducted into the Texas Business Hall of Fame in 1991. He was a director of the Bank of Houston and had other business and ranching interests. Even more important to John than his business interests were his family, friends and Christian endeavors. He and Eula Mae supported their church, Baylor University, Baptist General Convention of Texas, Houston Baptist University, Memorial Hospital Foundation, Baptist Child and Family Services, Central Baptist Seminary, Baptist Joint Committee, Baptist University of the Americas, Texas Baptists Committed, University of Mary Hardin Baylor, Baylor Alumni Association and many other Christian and educational causes. They, along with Paul and Katie Piper, provided the initial funding for the George W. Truett Theological Seminary. That campus and the Center for Entrepreneurship at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business bear his name. John served as a Trustee, Regent and Regent Emeritus of Baylor University and has received several awards from Baylor including the Abner V. McCall Religious Liberty Award, the W. R. White Meritorious Service Award, the Herbert H. Reynolds Award, the Founders Medal and the George W. Truett Churchman Award. He was also named Alumnus Honaris Causa by Baylor. John was a founding trustee of Houston Baptist University, a director of the Baptist Foundation of Texas for more than 25 years and was a founding member of Lakeside Country Club. John has authored two books entitled The Battle for Baptist Integrity and The Sysco Story...Thus Far. Writer Tom Kennedy has written a book about John and Eula Mae Baugh entitled From Waco to Wall Street. John Baugh had a great love for land and open spaces. Some of his and Eula Mae's happiest times were spent at their ranch near San Marcos entertaining friends and family. The sign at the front gate reads, "To leave the land better than we found it creates opportunities for those who follow and honors our heritage." "Papo", as he is lovingly called by his family, always wanted to be with his family. His great sense of humor and contagious laugh drew others to him easily. The children loved to talk with him and listen to his words of wisdom that made them feel so special. His kindness and humility were extended through his generosity of both time and resources. His friends and family members always knew that he had time to devote to them. John was passionate about the freedoms expressed through traditional Baptist values religious freedom for our country, the right of every believer to communicate with his God, the autonomy of the local church, and the responsibilities that accompany these freedoms. John Baugh is survived by his beloved wife of 71 years, Eula Mae; his daughter, Barbara "Babs" Baugh and her husband, John Jarrett; granddaughters, Jackie Moore and her husband Kim Moore, and Julie Ortiz and her husband, Carlos Ortiz; great grandchildren, John Sterling Moore, Katherine Elizabeth Moore, Jacob Taylor Moore, John-Carlos Breck Ortiz, and Alexa Mae Ortiz. He is also survived by scores of friends whom he loved. He will be tremendously missed and always remembered. Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family from half-past two o'clock until half-past five o'clock in the afternoon on Wednesday, the 7th of March 2007, in the Library of Geo. H. Lewis & Sons, 1010 Bering Drive in Houston. A funeral service will be conducted at one o'clock in the afternoon on Thursday, the 8th of March 2007, at Tallowood Baptist Church, 555 Tallowood Road in Houston, with Dr. Duane Brooks, Dr. Daniel Vestal, Dr. Herbert Reynolds, and Dr. Phil Lineberger officiating. The interment service will follow, via an escorted cortege, at Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery, 12800 Westheimer Road in Houston. For those desiring, memorial contributions in John's name may be directed to the Eula Mae and John Baugh Charitable Foundation, 15329 Clevedon Lane, Houston, TX, 77040-1314; Baptist Child and Family Services, 909 N. E. Loop 410, Suite 800, San Antonio, TX, 78209; or to the Truett Theological Seminary, Baylor University, P.O. Box 97126, Waco, TX, 76798-7126.

Burial:
Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA 
BAUGH John Franklin (I9747)
 
170 John H Paschal (born ca. 1792 in North Carolina) married Sarah in Smith County, Tennessee in 1812. He was a volunteer in Capt. Bethel Allen's 1st Regiment in the War of 1812. By 1819, he was living on his 100 acres on the south side of the Cumberland River on the Rawls Creek in Smith County. John's name has been found on the records of Smith County from 1816 through 1839. In 1817, John H was a surety on the marriage bond of Wm Altman and Susannah R Mitchell at Lebanon in Wilson County, Tennessee. But in 1839, the administrator of John Paschal's estate (not John H) stated on his report that John H was not a resident of Tennessee at that time.

On the 1840 Census, John H and wife are listed with three boys and three girls in Sumter County, Alabama. Sarah's date and place of death are not known but on 4 February 1846, John H married Mary Webb in Itawamba County, Mississippi. John H bought and sold land in Itawamba County from 1846 to 1853. In 1850 and 1855 he filed for bounty land. In 1855, he was a resident of Marion County, Alabama. And in 1871 he filed for a pension, giving Detroit, Sanford County (now Lamar County), Alabama, as his domicile and Pikeville, Marion County, Alabama as his post office.

John H. and Sarah had ten or eleven children but only three are positively identified. 
PASCHAL John Hamilton (I0297)
 
171 John Noble enlisted in the Navy at age 18 during World War 1. He was aboard the ship The Cyclopes that was lost at sea in the Bermuda Triangle. This is one of the mystery disappearances in the Bermuda Triangle.
 
SMITH John Noble (I2270)
 
172 John passed down the legacy of Pope's Hill. On your way from Watervale to Rock City you will cross a large hill known even today as Pope's Hill. This was named for John's great-grandfather, Phillip Pope and his great-uncle Adkins who came to Tennessee in 1810 and settled on land granted as payment for...
Revolutionary War. They came to Tennessee by wasy of the Cumberland River. One settled near Payne's Bend, the other near Kenny's Bend. As much of this area was wilderness, they had to clear the land for their homes and prepare to break ground for crops. In order to visit one another they would travel by canoe. One day while Phillip Pope's sons were cutting wood for the winter's heat, they discovered smoke on the other side of the hill. Being of a courious nature, they went to investigate and found it was the home of their Uncle Adkins. They cleared the trees making a path between their homes. Thus the beginning of Pope's Hill.

John Silas Pope is buried in Ridgewood Cemetery in Carthage. 
POPE John Silas (I1069)
 
173 John Shinn was a Quaker, born in England and came to America in 1678. All three of his sons, Thomas, samuel and Joseph were veterans of the War between the United Stated and England. SHINN John (I1327)
 
174 Joined the Methodist Church in 1893 THARP Reverend Willis Allen (I0433)
 
175 Joseph Kersh was a railroad worker. In 1902 he entered a store in Dickinson, Texas that was run by a Jewish man, and bought some sardines, crackers and a coke, intending to eat them in the store. The store owner refused to let hme eat the "stinking sardines" in the store, so Joseph slapped him and left. As he walked away from the store, the Jewish man ran upstairs and got his gun. While his wife held the window curtains aside, the store owner shot Joseph in the back, striking him with buckshot where his suspenders crossed. Joseph's wife, Nan, was nearby and ran to her husband. He died in her arms, while a crowd gathered around them. Joseph was brought home to Salmon, Texas for burial at Guiceland Cemetery. His three daughters were placed in a Masonic children's home in Fort Worth, Texas. KERSH Joseph Morah (I0025)
 
176 Josh, like his brother, is a very successful indoor fire sprinkler installer.

He is into wrestling. 
MCKNIGHT Joshua Adam (I0641)
 
177 Joshua Paschall professed hope in Christ and united with the Primitive Baptist Church at Brush Creek October 1866. He was elected deacon of his church May 1886 and served in this capacity until his death. In his obituary it states he was left an orphan at a very Early age. PASCHAL Joshua (I0251)
 
178 K:390 14 Jan 1764 John Barnes (Jr.) planter of Bertie Co. to John Jenkins planter of the same. 13 lbs., 6 shillings, 8 pence proclamation. 75 acres (messuage) on N side of Roquis Swp. joining Henry King, William King. Wit: Joseph Holland, William Cherry (John Sr, or Jr?) CC: John Johnston (Was John Barnes married to Mary Jenkins, daughter of John Jenkins?)

Will - written Dec 1783 - Bertie Co NC
In the name of God Amen I John Barnes, being very sick but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto God calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men to die do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament, that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my Soul into the hand of Almighty God that gave it and my body I recommend to Earth to be buried in a decent Christian burial at the discretion of my Executors, nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give, demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form---------

I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Elizabeth Barnes one bed and furniture, one mare bridle and saddle to her and her heirs forever.

Item. I give and bequeath unto my beloved son John Barnes the plantation whereon he now lives with 200 acres of land, on half of my turning tools, one sow and pigs to him and his heirs forever.

Item. I give and bequeath unto my beloved son Solomon Barnes my manner plantation whereon I now live with two hundred acres of land, one feather bed and furniture, one desk, one cow and calfs, three other cattle, four sows and pigs, eight dry hogs, ten head of sheep, one looking glass, one ...?..., one horse, one grubbing hoe, two plow horses, one third part of my ...?..., one drawing knife, one chisel, one auger and my grindstone, one pair iron ...?..., one table, one stone mug and two punch bowls to him and his heirs forever.

Item. I give and bequeath unto my beloved son Cader Barnes one hundred ninety-four acres of land I bought of Abraham Wimberly, on the east side of Cashy Swamp, one horse colt, one bridle and saddle, one feather bed and furniture, one case of bottles, one chest, one cow and calf, two ewes and lambs, one third part of my pewter, one gun, one axe, one hoe, one frying pan and skillet, one half of my turning tools, one drawing knife, one steel trap, one small jug to him and his heirs forever.

Item. I give and bequeath unto my beloved daughter Edee Carter, wife of William Carter, five shillings sterling to her and her heirs forever.

Item. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Milly Barnes one linen wheel and one half of gir..that belongs to the loom, one ewe and lamb to her and her heirs forever.

Item. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Sarah Jones, wife of Jesse Jones, five shilling sterling to her and her heirs forever.

Item. I give and bequeath unto my beloved daughter Elizabeth Sholar, wife of Benjamin Sholar, one cow and calf to her and her heirs forever.

Item. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Dunning, wife of Shadrack Dunning one cow and calf to her and her heirs forever.

Item. I give and bequeath unto my grandson, Right (Wright) Barnes, one ewe and lamb to him and his heirs forever.

Also I give unto my three sons, John Barnes, Solomon Barnes and Cader Barnes after my wife's death or marriage all that part of my estate which I lent her and what I have not willed away to be equally divided between my three sons, John Barnes, Solomon Barnes and Cader Barnes, likewise I constitute and appoint my son Solomon Barnes and Benjamin Sholar to be my sole Executors of this my last Will and Testament and do hereby utterly revoke and disannul all other wills ratifying this and no other to be my last will and Testament in witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal this twenty ninth day of December One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty Three.

Test: Henry Barnes, John Sholar, James Sholar 
BARNES John (I9035)
 
179 Karen has made one gospel recording and is in the process of making a second tape with LeAnne Rimes, steel guitar player. Karen has performed on stage several places and plans on doing more public appearances. She is an Administrative Assistant with Country Trails Care Center in Grand Saline, Texas. THARP Karen Gail (I0159)
 
180 KERSH, Ella Mae

CARTHAGE ? Services for Ella Mae Kersh, 91, of Clayton will be held at 2 p.m. today, Jan. 19, 2002, at Hawthorn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ken Stone and the Rev. T.A. Crow officiating. Interment will follow in Clayton Cemetery. Mrs. Kersh died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002, in Longview.

Mrs. Ella Mae Kersh was born April 9, 1910, in Clayton to Garry Richard and Ella Prior Reed. She attended public school in Clayton and Carthage and then Stephen F. Austin State College, as it was known when she was a student there. Ella wed James Clayton Kersh of Gary on July 26, 1932, and together they celebrated 40 years of marriage before his death in 1972. Mrs. Kersh was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church in Clayton, and before her death she was the oldest member of that church. She worked for a time in the Baker Koonce Cafeteria.

Mrs. Kersh was always very interested in her family, both immediate and extended, and was extremely proud that her great-great-grandfather, Isaac Reed, established the first Baptist church in Texas, the Old North Church, outside of Nacogdoches. He also established the Bethel Baptist Church in Clayton. She was proud that her parents and grandparents were charter members of the First Baptist Church in Clayton. She related many interesting stories of her Reed and her Prior ancestors. Mrs. Kersh enjoyed sewing, cooking and working with her flowers. She is preceded in death by a daughter, Patsy Marilyn; a brother, Robert Wilson Reed; four sisters, Mary Lucille Reed, Melissa Ruth Reed, Lou Willard Ross, and Jeanette Harrell Taylor; and two sisters-in-law, Katie Mae Gray Reed and Edna Kersh Maddox.

Mrs. Kersh is survived by devoted son James Rex Kersh of Clayton; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Victoria Kersh Duke of Carthage and Mrs. Madie Lou Graves Kersh Jimerson of Houston; three nephews, Mr. Richard G. Reed of Clayton, Mr. Jerry G. Kersh of Houston and Mr. Charles Duke of White Oak; five nieces, Mrs. Robbie Lynn Reed Marshall of Alvin, Mrs. Sarah Reed Harris of Long Branch, Mrs. Wendell Bowen of Pasadena, Mrs. Robert L. Davis of Carthage and Mrs. John Conway, also of Carthage; two cousins, Mrs. Annelle Smith of Spring and Mrs. Louise Boren of Henderson; many great- and great-great-nieces and great- and great-great-nephews; and a host of friends.

Pallbearers will be Jerry G. Kersh, Charles Duke, John Conway, Robert L. Davis, Rob Davis, Terry Bowen and Rodgers Kilgore. Honorary pallbearers will be John Conway Jr., Kevin Kilgore, J.R. Duke and Sidney Williamson. 
REED Ella Mae (I1722)
 
181 Killed in a hunting acciedent GWALTNEY Robert (I1063)
 
182 Killed in the Battle of Gettysburg KERSH John Franklin (I2830)
 
183 Killed in the Civil War THARP John Allen (I2450)
 
184 Killed in the Civil War PICKARD James Lafayette (I9732)
 
185 Killed in World War II THARPE Marshall Allen, I (I6187)
 
186 KyGenWeb; Kentucky Biographies; HAGER, Daniel M.

Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, ed. 8-B
Johnson County

Daniel M. HAGER was born in Johnson County, Ky., July 9, 1840, and is a son of Daniel and Violette (Porter) HAGER, natives of Virginia. Daniel HAGER settled in Floyd County, Ky., which county he represented in the Legislature one term; he also served as county judge two terms. John HAGER, grandfather of our subject, was a native of Germany, and came to America as a British soldier during the Revolutionary war. Daniel M. HAGER received such
educational advantages as the common schools of his neighborhood afforded. He passed his life on a farm until twenty-one years of age, when he kept store for six months, after which he spent two years in Salyersville, Magoffin County. In 1863 he enlisted in the army under Col. John M. Brown, and was promoted to the rank of Sergeant Major. At the close of the war he returned to Paintsville, Johnson County, and engaged in merchandising. In 1866 he married Mary I. Borders, of Johnson County, who died in 1873,
leaving two children, George and Samuel P. In 1877 Mr. HAGER married Mojeska T. Vaughn, of Johnson County, a daughter of Judge H.S. and Mary (Turner) Vaughn. She died in 1886, the mother of three children, Eugene, Virgie S. and Robert B. Mr. HAGER is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and in politics is a Republican.

HAGER Porter Brown Borders Vaughn Turner
 
HAGER Daniel Marion (I4299)
 
187 KyGenWeb; Kentucky Biographies; HAGER, Samuel P.

Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, ed. 8-B,
Boyd County

Samuel P. HAGER was born in Floyd, now Johnson County, Ky., May 22, 1834, and is a son of Daniel and Violet (Porter) HAGER, natives respectively of Amherst County, Va., and Russell County, Va. John HAGER, father of Daniel, came from Hesse Cassel during the war of the Revolution, was a soldier under Gen. Sumter, settled and married in Amherst County, Va., moved from there to Kentucky, settled at the mouth of Beaver, and afterward on Sandy River, opposite the mouth of John's Creek, about 1808, and died at the latter
place. Daniel HAGER was born November 15, 1801, in Amherst County, Va., came to Kentucky with his father, and was married in 1821. He was a Brigadier General of State Militia in eastern Kentucky, and in 1845 and 1846
represented Johnson and Floyd Counties in the Kentucky Legislature. He had been a farmer and merchant, and reared a family of twelve children, three of whom are now dead, the eldest, John, having been killed in the late civil
war, under Humphrey Marshall. Gen. HAGER died July 5, 1887, aged eighty-six years. Samuel P. HAGER was reared on the home farm, but began his business life in 1856 as a merchant at Paintsville, Ky., but during the recent war
engaged in steamboating on the Big Sandy, in conjunction with his brother Henry. At the close of the war he resumed mercantile pursuits at Paintsville, Ky., where he is still interested. He moved to Ashland, Ky., in 1881, and is now in the insurance business. November 21, 1860, he married Miss Angie Brown, daughter of Thomas S. Brown, ex-county court judge. To this marriage have been born four children, viz: William C., a merchant at Ashland; Harry, C.H. & D. Railroad, in Cincinnati; Edgar and John are receiving collegiate education at K.W. College, Millersburg, Ky.

HAGER Porter Sumter Brown Marshall
 
HAGER Samuel Patton (I4296)
 
188 Laura Parker is the sister of Mary Parker, wife of Larry Dwaine. PARKER Laura Ruth (I0657)
 
189 Lavada Kersh Easom Boyte Hackworth, beloved wife and mother, was born February 23, 1927 in Oak Grove, Louisiana and passed away January 14, 2008 at her home after a brief illness.

Mrs. Hackworth was a homemaker and member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Allen and Gertrude Walters Kersh; two brothers, Webster Kersh and Franklin Dee Bolden; two sons, Marcus Wayne Easom and Johnny Mack Boyte; two grandsons, Steven Boyte and Stacey Boyte; and two great-grandsons, Zane Boyte and Dalton Boyte.

Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband, Clifford Wayne "C.W." Hackworth; her loving children, daughters and sons in law Joyce Marie Boyte of Bastrop, Sharon Gayle Brown and James Brown of Bastrop, Vicky Lynn Ratcliff and husband Thomas D. Ratcliff of Bastrop; sons and daughters in laws, William Boyte, Sr. and wife Marlene Boyte of Bastrop, Dean Boyte and wife Mary Boyte of Admore, Alabama, Steve Boyte and wife Sylvia Boyte of Houma, Louisiana, Allen Boyte and wife Polly Boyte of Monroe, William Charles Easom, Jr. and wife Paula Easom of Bastrop, Bobby Dale Easom of Bastrop, and James Burle Easom of Bastrop; twenty-five grandchildren; thirty-six great-grandchildren; and all the ones that placed their feet under her table and called her mom, grandma, and friend. 
KERSH LaVada (I11129)
 
190 Legend has it that Matilda was one-quarter Indian. Her father, William was one-half Indian as his mother was an Indian girl who married the father of Willian Neeley. NEELEY Matilda (I0170)
 
191 Like his father and other relatives, he was a Methodist minister. He was a member of the Cedar Mountain Methodist Church northeast of Birmingham. In the summer of 1826 when "he only turned thirty-nine he attended a camp meeting in Alabama, preached the morning sermon, started home and died before reaching home a few miles away." He married Catherine Self about 1807. Children of Rev. Perry Tunnell, all born in Alabama, moved with the exception of the eldest, to Texas before 1850.

Armstrong, Zella, NOTABLE SOUTHERN FAMILIES VOLUME III, (Chattanooga, TN, 1926). From the Foreword, "Special Credit must be given to Miss Lucy M. Ball who prepared the complete Tunnell record." 
TUNNELL Reverend Perry E (I0497)
 
192 Linda is the twin of Claudia. She is buried in Franklin Cemetery. HOGUE Linda Kaye (I0642)
 
193 Linda Tharpe Cann

KILGORE, TX - Mass of the Resurrection for Linda Tharpe Cann, 67, of Shreveport will be at 1 P.M. Monday, February 23, 2009 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Kilgore, Texas with the Reverend Father Stephen Butts officiating. Burial will be 4 P.M. Monday, in Forest Park Cemetery, Shreveport, Louisiana. Mrs. Cann died in Kilgore, Texas, Wednesday, February 18, 2009.

She was born February 20, 1941 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to William Allen and Alice Lee Grosjean Tharpe, a pioneer Caddo Parrish family. Linda attended the Castilleja School for Girls in Palo Alto, California before she enrolled in The University of Colorado and UCLA. She traveled extensively for a year with her aunt throughout Africa before making a home in Los Angeles, California. Mrs. Cann was a member of Junior League of Los Angeles and later the Junior League of Shreveport. While in Shreveport she was an active member of the "Krewe of Gemini."

Linda is survived by her son, William Bradley Cann of Shreveport; a chosen sister, Rachel Brian of Kilgore; many loving friends and relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Byron Bradley Cann, Jr.; and an uncle and aunt Errett and Virginia Tharpe Cord.

The family will receive friends Eleven A.M., Monday, February 23, 2009 at 603 Woodlawn Street, Kilgore, Texas 75662.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 314 North Henderson Boulevard, Kilgore, Texas 75662 or Margaret's House, Beacon Hospice, 5016 Gilmer Road, Longview, Texas 75604 
THARPE Linda (I6139)
 
194 Lived only 10 days before he died. He is buried in Section 43, row 11, grave #4. Same funeral home as his father. Buried alongside and South of Stone of J C Warman infant, in far left rear corner of cemetery. NORVELL Eddie Paschal, Jr (I0081)
 
195 Lived two weeks FOSTER Clara E (I6341)
 
196 Lloyd 'Shorty' Shinn

Lloyd "Shorty" Shinn was born June 3, 1927 in Ben Wheeler, Texas and died April 2, 2004 in Dallas. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Veda Shinn and brother, Leon Shinn. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Bert Shinn, formerly of Dallas and Cedar Creek Lake and currently of Coppell; daughter, Judy Shinn-Horton; son and daughter-in-law, Lloyd and Barbara Shinn; granddaughter, Shay Hart and husband Eric; grandson, Donald Horton; granddaughter, Summer Shinn-Cook and husband Kelly; granddaughter Anissa Aquirre; special friend, Chloe; other relatives and many friends.

Shinn was a World War II veteran serving in Okinawa. He was also a graduate of SMU School of Business. He was a retired chairman of L.W.S., Inc., a successful telecommunications firm located in Dallas. He was a longtime manufacturer and retailer of ladies ready-to-go wear and longtme supporter of various religious organizations. Shorty was a world champion angler, avid gardener and a 32 Degree Mason. "Our Prince."

Services were held at noon Monday, April 5, 2004 at Restland Memorial Chapel. Interment followed at Restland Memorial Park. The family received friends from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, April 4 at Restland Funeral Home.


 
SHINN Lloyd Lavern (I0224)
 
197 Lloyd was in the Merchant Marines. His enlistment date is December 17, 1944; he was stationed in both Avalon, California and on Catalina Island and was awarded the ribbons of Combat, Pacific, Carribean and the Atlantic. SHINN Lloyd Lavern (I0224)
 
198 Louisa Frances Mangham was the wife of Dr Benjamin Lafayette Ross.
Her headstone reads: "Her delight was in the law of the Lord".
She is the daughter of Elizabeth Thweatt and Henry M Mangham.  
MANGHAM Louisa Frances (I6880)
 
199 Luke Mankin was a Lawyer MANKIN Luke (I9220)
 
200 Maccie was named for her father McCuin Cobb who died a few months before she was born. She is the wife of Thomas Jefferson Tharp. COBB McCuin (I6928)
 

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