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Generation VI

 

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95.  OWEN ELBERT13 BEACH (MARY ELIZABETH12 TROY, WILLIAM EWING11, JOHN BALFOUR10, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born August 15, 1881, and died August 22, 1950 in Sabetha, Kansas.  He married CASSA HARNED September 13, 1908 in Carbon Hill, Alabama.  She died March 12, 1967.

Notes for OWEN ELBERT BEACH:

Owen Elbert became an orphan at the death of his father and was raised by the Troy family in Newbern, where he remained until his twenties.  He did not remember having any other close relatives while he was growing up.  He became a telegrapher for the Rock Island Railway around 1905 and he met Cassa in about 1907.

     

Children of OWEN BEACH and CASSA HARNED are:

135.            i.       GILDER14 BEACH, b. 1909; d. 1977.

                  ii.       HARRIET BEACH.

                 iii.       DELLA MAE BEACH.

                 iv.       THEOPHOLUS BEACH.  Theopholus died at age two.

 

 

96.  WILLIAM ALFRED13 TROY (ALBERT EDGAR12, ALFRED LANE11, JOHN BALFOUR10, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born July 24, 1871 in Newbern, Tennessee, and died January 21, 1958 in Newark, Arkansas.  He married OLIVIA JANE JACK November 14, 1895.  She was born June 26, 1872 in Sulphur Rock, Arkansas, and died August 18, 1936 in Sulphur Rock, Arkansas.

More About WILLIAM ALFRED TROY:

Burial: Macedonia Cemetery, near Magness, Arkansas

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Notes for OLIVIA JANE JACK:

"Olivia Jane Jack's father called her "Jennie."  Unfortunately, she didn't like the name Jennie Jack and preferred to be called "Rosie."  Her granddaughter, Judith Rose Troy, and great great granddaughter, Tiffany Rose Kreitzer, are named after her.  William and Olivia were divorced.

The Troy Family Bible indicates Rosie was born in 1872 and that her mother was Elizabeth Robertson.  However, her death certificate says she was born in 1873; information received from Mrs. Hugh Moore. The death certificate also states that Rosie's mother was Eliza Ann Robinson.  I have found information on the LDS site that a David M. Jack was married to Ann Eliza Robertson in Hamilton County, TN, on July 26, 1868, and also that an Ann Eliza Roberson (no "t" - is this possibly a typo?) was born December 17, 1852, in Loudon County, TN, child of Michael Roberson and Susan E. Robinson.  WorldConnect GEDCOM "charwil" lists many Jacks, including a David M. Jack, and indicates his parents were Robert G. Jack and Unknown Henderson."

Burial: Sulphur Rock Cemetery (as Jennie Troy)

 

Children of WILLIAM TROY and OLIVIA JACK are:

                   i.       ESTHER MAE14 TROY, b. September 06, 1896, Magness, Arkansas; d. December 17, 1987, Newark, Arkansas; m. ROBERT HENRY GRIFFIN, October 08, 1916, Newark, Arkansas; b. September 02, 1895, Newark, Arkansas; d. August 28, 1976, Newark, Arkansas.  When Esther Griffin died in 1987, she had 23 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.  She is buried with her husband in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Newark, AR. 

                  ii.       ALFRED EDGAR TROY, b. August 15, 1898, Magness, Arkansas; d. July 04, 1899.

                 iii.       WILLIAM MADISON TROY, b. February 12, 1900, Magness, Arkansas; d. October 27, 1972, Cridersville, Ohio; m. JETTA MARTIN, October 16, 1927, Sulphur Rock, Arkansas; b. April 05, 1903, Arkansas; d. June 1981, Cridersville, Ohio.

                 iv.       ANNIE MILDRED TROY, b. August 14, 1902, Magness, Arkansas; d. May 13, 1988, Fort Smith, Arkansas; m. GEORGE HUGH MOORE; b. September 27, 1902, Sulphur Rock, Arkansas; d. May 12, 1992, Fort Smith, Arkansas.

                  v.       JULIAN NEILL TROY, b. February 12, 1904, Snell, Arkansas; d. August 25, 1947, Booneville, Arkansas; m. MARGUERITE WARREN, August 27, 1932, Sulphur Rock, Arkansas.

                 vi.       JEWELL TROY, b. April 1906, Snell, Arkansas; d. April 1906, Snell, Arkansas.

                vii.       NEWELL TROY, b. April 1906, Snell, Arkansas; d. April 1906, Snell, Arkansas.

               viii.       HUBERT MONROE TROY, b. February 10, 1913, Clay, White County, Arkansas; d. April 26, 1988, Troy, Ohio; m. LENORE ELLEN MILLER; b. November 18, 1915, Lima, Ohio; d. August 03, 1992, Troy, Ohio.  Lenore Miller was visiting in Arkansas with her parents and met Hubert Troy in late December 1933 when she went into a grocery store.  They were married six weeks later, the day after Hubert turned 21.  Hubert "Dick" and Lenore Troy are buried in Maple Hill Cemetery, Tipp City, OH

 

 

97.  CARRIE ALICE "TINA"13 TROY (ALBERT EDGAR12, ALFRED LANE11, JOHN BALFOUR10, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born January 23, 1885 in Sulphur Rock, Independence County, Arkansas, and died October 07, 1975 in Rolla, Missouri.  She married JAMES ROBERT HAILE December 08, 1904. 

Notes for CARRIE ALICE "TINA" TROY:

Carrie was called "Tina" because she was small and dainty.  Carrie and James moved to West Pangburn about 1909.

 

Children of CARRIE TROY and JAMES HAILE are:

                   i.       JAMES TROY14 HAILE, b. April 15, 1906, Heber Springs, Arkansas; d. March 03, 1995, Searcy, Arkansas; m. VERDA GERTRUDE GLENN.  James was born near Heber Springs in a community called Snell.  He spent his childhood days at West Pangburn and went to school there.  He farmed with his father through the first of the Depression years.  Trying to raise corn on the Little Red River and cotton in the hills was very hard to do, even with enough rain.  In 1929, the year it didn't rain, Troy made only three bales of cotton on his entire cotton acreage.  Since everything went down in price, so did cotton and other things produced on the farm.  When the banks closed, there was little money to buy anything.  In the late 1920's, he and Everette Houston went to Winter Haven, Florida, to find work.  They finally found construction work on the roads.  Most projects were supplied by the federal government or state work.  They picked oranges, but that was the year of a "big freeze," so that the oranges were soon ruined.  The morning after they arrived in Florida, the papers were filled with the news of a tornado killing 57 people in Heber Springs, Arkansas.

                  ii.       HOWARD EDGAR HAILE, b. February 28, 1911, Heber Springs, Arkansas; d. May 1991, Missouri; m. VIRGINIA DAVIS.

                 iii.       ESTHER EUGENIA HAILE.

                 iv.       ADRED JEWELL HAILE.

 

98.  DANNER GORDON13 (JOHNSON) (THOMAS ELLIS12 TROY, ALFRED LANE11, JOHN BALFOUR10, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1)  He married LILLIAN FOSTER. 

     

Child of DANNER (JOHNSON) and LILLIAN FOSTER is:

136.         i.                JAMES GORDON14 (JOHNSON).

 

99.  MARGARET ETHYL13 RIVES (MARY ANN12 MARSH, MARY W.11 TROY, JOHN BALFOUR10, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1)  She married WARREN SMITH WATTS. 

     

Children of MARGARET RIVES and WARREN WATTS are:

                   i.       FRANCES BALFOUR14 WATTS, m. WILLIAM SLOAN MCKEE.

                  ii.       MARCIA RIVES WATTS.

 

 

100.  GUY KENT13 TROY (THADDEUS SIMMS12, THADDEUS LEBBEUS11, JOHN BALFOUR10, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1)  He married WINIFRED CHARLES. 

     

Children of GUY TROY and WINIFRED CHARLES are:

                   i.       GUY KENT14 TROY II.

                  ii.       THADDEUS WALTER TROY.

 

 

101.  WYETH WOOLLEN13 LONG (JOHN WESLEY12, NANCY MARGARET11 TROY, JOHN BALFOUR10, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born 1887, and died 1953.  He married (2) MARTHA DOUGLAS "LADY" HENDRIX 1910.  She was born 1888, and died 1952.

Notes for WYETH WOOLLEN LONG:

He was known to the family as "Shorty."  He was a student at Guilford College 1904-05, and the University of North Carolina 1907-08.  He married Martha Douglas Hendrix, whose nickname was "Lady."  Wyeth was a first lieutenant in World War I.  He was in and out of the hospital many times for a rheumatic-type syndrome.  He later became involved in the Civil Service.

Notes for MARTHA DOUGLAS "LADY" HENDRIX:

An outstanding lady, she was Greensboro's first Woman of the Year, and director of the Girl Scouts in Greensboro.  The Girl Scout camp was named after her, "Camp Douglas Long."

 

Child of WYETH LONG and MARTHA HENDRIX is:

                   i.       DOUGLAS HENDRIX14 LONG, b. 1913; d. 1974; m. GEORGE HENRY JOBE; b. 1906; d. 1945.

 

 

102.  HENRY ONELLA13 FONVILLE (MARY ELIZABETH12 BEARD, HENRY TROY11, RACHEL POTTS10 TROY, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born May 17, 1875 in Holmes County, MS.  She married T. W. BOYD December 20, 1899. 

 

Child of HENRY FONVILLE and T. BOYD is:

                   i.       RUTH MYRTICE14 BOYD, m. JULIUS N. FLOWERS, March 25, 1933.

 

 

103.  GEORGE BELL13 BEARD (BURGESS BELL12, EDWARD JAMES11, RACHEL POTTS10 TROY, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born December 23, 1875 in Louisiana, and died February 16, 1920 in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.  He married ESTHER IDELLA ROGERS 1903 in Arcadia, Louisiana.  She was born September 08, 1884, and died June 08, 1954 in Arcadia, Bienvielle, Louisiana.

Notes for ESTHER IDELLA ROGERS:

Esther was a descendant of Absalom Autry who was with David Fanning and fired the first shot that wounded Colonel Andrew Balfour on March 10, 1782.

See:  Descendants of Absalom Autrey

                                   

Child of GEORGE BEARD and ESTHER ROGERS is:

137.            i.       THOMAS CLAUDE14 BEARD, b. January 29, 1904, Arcadia, Bienvielle, Louisiana; d. November 11, 1993, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.

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104.  LOUISE13 HOOKER (SALLIE ANN12 BEARD, WILLIAM EWING11, RACHEL POTTS10 TROY, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born 1892 in Wilmar, Arkansas, and died October 21, 1966 in Whittier, California.  She married (1) FRANK POTMESIL.  He was born November 15, 1882, and died December 1978.  She married (2) DR. ??? BOYNTAN in California.  He was born 1892.  She married (3) CHARLES AXEL ANDERSON in California.  Charles was born 1892, and died Unknown.  She married (4) PERRIE CLEVELAND BRANDON March 16, 1909 in Grant Twp, Drew Co. Arkansas.  He was born 1886 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died August 1911 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  She married (5) OTTO QUAINTENCE Bef. 1916 in Arkansas.  He was born 1892, and died Unknown.

 

Notes for LOUISE HOOKER:

Louise is buried in Tampico, Il.

She lived in California from the mid 1950's to the time of her death.  She was a Methodist.

More About CHARLES AXEL ANDERSON:

His name could be Alex

Notes for PERRIE CLEVELAND BRANDON:

Possible birthdate June 1886

BIOGRAPHY OF PERRIE CLEVELAND BRANDON

     Perry Cleveland Brandon had a sister or half sister who lived in Los Angeles, California according to Perry's son Forrest who met this woman while visiting her with Louise (Perry's widow) Perry also had a brother, Oscar Brandon, who married a woman named Martha.  Oscar and Martha had a son named Herbert, who was a hunchback.  Oscar and Martha also lived in Los Angeles.

    Perry was advised to move to Colorado in 1910-1911 to aid in his fight against consumption.  He died in Colorado Springs in August of 1911 leaving his widow, and two young sons.

      Perry was a steam crane engineer (called a top loader).  He worked on a log loading crane which traveled on top of the log cars. The crane rolled from train car to train car until the entire train was loaded with logs.

     Perry's son, Forrest, thought that Perry and his brother, Oscar Brandon, are both buried in the same cemetery in Wilmar, Arkansas.  Perry's grave was marked with a cedar shingle because his widow didn't have enough money for a stone.  Years later Louise came back to mark the grave and had difficulty finding the grave.  He died of tuberculosis.

March 19, (1909) Marriage certificate file, recorded in Book M, Page 21

 

Children of LOUISE HOOKER and PERRIE BRANDON are:

                   i.       PERRIE FORREST14 BRANDON, b. September 30, 1909, Crossett, Ashely County, Arkansas; d. April 23, 1989, Hesperia, California; m. (1) GENEVIEVE CATHERINE RIBORDY, October 13, 1928, Sterling, Illinois; b. Rock Falls, Illinois; m. (2) MAUD D. KAYLOR, January 18, 1983, Riviera, Arizona.

Biography of PERRIE FORREST BRANDON

     Attended schools in Iowa, and Tampico, IL. Lived in Minnesota, Iowa, Arkansas, and Tampico, Il.   As a young person. Forrest worked for Northwestern Steel and Wire as a foreman in the galvanizing Dept.  Also, Local 150 (Construction).  Farmed near  Morrison, Dixon and Sterling.  Deserted his family in March of 1962. Divorced March 23, 1982.  Married in 1982, divorced one month later. Served in U.S. Army in Belgium, France, and Luxembourg.  Belonged the the V.F.W. Inducted at Fort Sheridan, Il and Discharged at Camp Grant, Il.

The following is from David Gene Brandon

     Perry Forrest Brandon was born the first son of Perry Cleveland Brandon and Louise B. Hooker on September 30, 1909 in Crossett, Ark.  Perry's brother was Oscar (Mike) Keith Brandon born Sept 16, 1910.  In his adolescent years Perry changed his name to Forrest Perrie Brandon because he did not want to be associated with Perry Winkle, a comic strip character portrayed as a sissy.  He took no legal action but simply started to use the new name and continued to use this form the rest of his life.  The older of Forrests' children may remember the old "long tom" Parker 10 gauge shotgun in the house.  The gun had the initials P F B carved in the stock and inlaid with lead solder.  This was a gift from Otto Quaintance.

     Forrest's father died in Colorado in the August of 1911.  Forrest's Uncle Oscar Brandon, Louise, Forrest and Oscar Keith took the body by train to be buried in Wilmar, Arkansas.  Louise left the boys with her sister, Mary, in Arkansas and went to work on a floating dredge as a cook.  She returned to get the boys and her sister and they began work cooking and living on the dredge.

    Forrest recalled an incident in which, while playing on a sort of porch on the cook-barge, he fell overboard and the current swept him under the porch to an almost certain drowning, but Louise, with Mary holding her by her feet, reached under the water to retrieve the four year old boy.

     Another incident occurred when the two boys were supposed to be napping but instead played with matches and set fire to the bedding.  When Louise and Mary discovered the fire, Louise grabbed Forrest and threw him to Mary. Louise returned for Oscar Keith who suffered burns on his face and a life long scar.

     When Forrest was five and one-half, the boys lived for a while with Louise's sister and brother-in-law, Helen and George, in

Arkansas.  When she returned for them it was to ride the train to Luton, Iowa where they were introduced to "Papa" (Otto Quaintance) whom she had married.  Forrest could recall that Papa had a black Maxwell car.

     Otto was a steam engineer on a floating dredge and he dug drainage ditches in Iowa, Illinois, Iowa (again), Minnesota and Indiana.  When Otto worked in Illinois he dredged the Winnebago ditch that starts in Lee County and proceeds into Whiteside County to end inthe Green River.  When Forrest was six years old, his half-brother Merle Quaintance was born in Allendorf, Iowa.

     Otto owned a house in Tampico on Lincoln Street, where his parents lived.   When Otto worked in Illinois he moved his family into this house.  The family moved to Ledyard, Iowa in 1919.  Forrest, who thought he was almost a grown man, got a "job" with a farmer named Pete Bush.  Forrest worked as a chore boy and went to school.  The next summer he worked for another farmer and then for Pete Bush again.  Meanwhile, Oscar Keith, went to work for Pete's brother Dewey Bush.  Eventually both boys worked for Dewey.

     Louise and Otto had moved to another job in Minnesota and the boys begged to stay in Tampico, but in August the letters they received from their mother promised them each a bicycle if they would come to Minnesota.  The reward was too great to resist and the two young boys were put on the train to the Twin Cities and then another train to Hector, Minnesota.  They enrolled in school and claimed their bicycles.  Forrest, being impulsive, took the first bike offered while Oscar Keith held out longer and got a better bicycle.

     Forrest recalled seeing the dredge assemble at the job site.  The dredge was hauled by train and wagons to the starting point of the ditch, usually in a swamp.  It was assembled barge, steam crane, drag line, bucket, cook barge, and living quarters in the middle of a field.  The drag line started to dig the ditch and cast out the dirt on the banks.  As the ditch filled with water the dredge pulled itself and the cook shack into the ditch where it floated and dug it's way to the outley of the ditch, where it was disassembled and shipped to a new location.

     The family moved to Monroe City, Indiana to a new ditch job where Louise could visit with her sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Ernest Williams.  They then moved back to Tampico where the boys finished their schooling. Otto worked as a operator and also as a mechanic, as he had considerable mechanical skill.  Forrest, now 14, worked on various farms, attended school, and had many disagreements with Otto.  Forrest's freshman year in high school brought another row with Otto, so Forrest quit school and hired out to a farmer who woke him each morning by lantern light.  His duties were to milk the cows and split wood - each day, all day.  A week of this heavy work caused him to quit, when the farmer returned him home, Otto kept his pay.  Forrest spent one summer each working for these farmers: Earl Foy (New Bedford), Julian Jacobsen, and Ralph Bolman.  While working for Ralph Bolman he established a record by hand loading and hauling (with a team) twenty-one loads of manure: single-handed in one day!

     Forrest then worked a while on a hard-road construction job, When this job ended he restarted school, but by November another row with Otto prompted him to quit school again and never return.  When he was eighteen he went to a dance in Deer Grove, where he met a nice young lady named Helen Hermes, which resulted in his working for her father, Pete Hermes, who live on the county line road.  One day, in the process of unloading corn, the chain came off the hopper and when Forrest tried to run it back on, the horse team didn't stop and the chain took of his left thumbnail (resulting in a crooked thumbnail for life).  Unable to work, he contacted Ray Ribordy, who lived the next place up the road.

     Ray milked cows and ran a milk pickup route so he hired Forrest to take the route.  Forrest met and became friends with Ray's sister Genevieve, who was teaching school at the Champion school (on Route 88).  Genevieve was living with her sister, Isabel, during the week and with Ray and sister Florence on the weekends.  Ray and Florence moved  to the Ross Emmett place (corner of Schlipp Road and Route 30) and Forrest went with them as a hired man. When a fight erupted between the two men (over Genevieve), Forrest left and walked to Paul and Bea Meyer' place on the county line road. (Bea was Genevieve's sister).  Paul now owned Ray's old milk route and he hired Forrest to help on the route, which included picking up milk at Ray's the next day.  That stop resulted in a terrible fist fight between Forrest and Ray and resulted in Genevieve leaving Ray's and staying with Paul and Bea on weekends.

    On October 13, 1928 Genevieve and Forrest were married.  They lived in Rock Falls where he worked at International Harvester for $16.00 a week, while Genevieve continued working as a teacher at $90.00 a month.  Forrest then worked at a service station for a while, and then with $300.00 borrowed from Genevieve he put a down payment on a new Chevy truck.  Forrest started and built up a milk route around Tampico and hauled the milk to the Borden's Plant in Sterling.  The next year he bought another new truck, but soon lost both the truck and the milk route.

     January 30, 1930 brought his first child and he took odd jobs, hauling coal from the mines to Sterling and Rock Falls.  In 1931, he bought a truck with his brother, Oscar Keith, to haul coal.  When they split the partnership, he lost the truck.  In 1935, they lived on River Street in Sterling.  Forrest took a trip with his mother, Oscar Keith and Merle, to Blytheville Arkansas to visit Louise's brother, Nathan Hooker.  While there Nathan sold the last of his cotton crop and while "flush" he offered each of the men a silver dollar.  Forrest refused the dollar as too much but did accept a new quarter.  He filed out the head of this quarter and kept for many years as a memento from his Uncle Nathan.

      Forrest worked at many jobs through the thirties as more children were born.  In 1943 he was drafted into the U.S. Army (Engineers Division). He served two years in France, Luxembourg,, and Belgium and was involved with the Battle of the Bulge.  He returned home in 1945 and began farming in 1946 with a G.I. Loan.  His constant struggle with alcohol produced poverty for his family when he drank, and prosperity when he was "on the wagon".  He rented farms for several years and finally bought a farm west of Como.  He started to drink again and walked out on his wife and five youngest daughters.  He drifted to Colorado, and then California. The last 20 years of his life were "on the wagon".  He died sober in Hesperia, California in 1989.  He is buried in Riverside Military Cemetery, Hesperia California

      He told this son many times he loved every one of his children and was extremely proud of each one's accomplishments.

ALWAYS TELL THE TRUTH!               D.B.

 

This is a letter from Dad (Forrest) to Mom (Genevieve) written in 1944 while he was in Europe during the War.  It is very mushy and sentimental, but all of his letters are like that.   Remember that he was 35 and away from his wife and home and his eight children, probably the only time he was ever away at Christmas. I'm calling this Genevieve's Christmas Memory because it was one of the letters she had tucked away in her desk.  It must have been special for her to save it all those years.  I hope it will be read in the spirit in which it was written and not with the hindsight of later events. Katie

                                                          Wed. Dec. 27, 1944

                                                             Somewhere in Belgium

Dearest Darling Adorable One,

        Will try and drop you a few lines, to let you know that I'm still O.K.  Not doing any of my usual work tho'.  We seem to all be on guard or on road blocks.  Of course you've already read and heard over the radio of the enemy making their counter-attack.  But don't worry darling about me, because I'm where it's safe.  Last night some of the boys (not our company) shot down a German plane. There have been quite a few captured too. That is about all of the news that I can write.

    I hope you all had a Merry Christmas and have a Happy New Year, I hope to make it happier for you by my coming home to you real soon.  Gee! how I miss you and need you, dearest.  I love you more and more each day I'm away from you.  I went to Mass Sunday and Xmas day.  Two different churches. Sun., I went to one  of the prettiest ones I have ever seen. Really a big beautiful Cathederal, Xmas day I went to a different on, that was way up on top of a high hill where you could see all over the town and nearby country.  Sure was pretty too.  It was built in 1634, boy! They sure have some old buildings around in these countries.

    Belgium and Luxembourg sure are pretty countries.  They would probably be nice to visit in times of peace.  But right now I'm anxious to see my country, the good old U.S.A.

          Well, darling, that's about all there is for now.

           With all of my love for you only.  Your very lonesome daddy misses you and loves you more and more.

Lovingly and Forever Your

Very Own Daddy

 

BIOGRAPHY OF GENEVIEVE CATHERINE RIBORDY

Teacher at St. Mary's in Sterling, Whiteside County Schools and Tampico. Attended Sturtz (rural grade school ) and St. Marys, NIU,. LPO Junior College and Sauk Valley Community College. Her childhood ambition was to teach, and her hobbies were reading and sewing. Belonged to the PTA and Altar and Rosary.

                                                (NEWSPAPER ARTICLE)

                                  YOUNG COUPLE TOOK WEDDING VOWS

                       MISS GENEVIEVE RIBORDY AND FORREST BRANDON

                                   WERE MARRIED LAST WEEK

 

     "Miss Genevieve Ribordy of Sterling and Mr. Forrest Brandon of Tampico were united in marriage at St. Mary's parsonage in Sterling at high noon, Saturday, October 13.  Father A.J. Burns performed the single ring ceremony in the presence of a few relatives.

     They were attended by Miss Edna Weckesser of Maywood and Mr. Warren McKenzie of Tampico, friends of the Bride and Groom.  The bride wore a very becoming gown of black satin with accessories to match, while the groom was attired in a navy blue suit.   The bridesmaid wore a  dark blue georgette with black hat and slippers, and the best man a suit of navy blue.

     The bride is a pleasant young lady of many accomplishments and has followed the vocation of teaching, now teaching the second year in the Champion school northeast of Tampico.

     The groom is the son of Mrs. Otto Quaintamce and a young man who has a large number of friends who are extending congratulations.  He is at present working in the International plant at Rock Falls.

      Mr and Mrs Brandon went at once to housekeeping at 815 1/2 First Ave., Sterling, where they have a furnished room.  Mrs Brandon will finish her year of school at Champion."

 

                                      From Community Newman News

                                      Summer 1995, Volume 6, No. 11

                             TIME HASN'T STOPPED FOR MRS. BRANDON

     Genevieve Brandon, Class of 1926, spends her spare time writing poetry and short stories.  She recently submitted a poem to the National Organization of Poetry called "Eternity", she has been selected to have her poem published this year.  She has tried her hand at short stories and Reminisce Magazine has selected and publishedher short story on Christmas.

     Genevieve credits her love of writing to Sr. Margaret Reed, SL who taught at St. Mary's in Sterling. Sister encouraged her students to write and entered them in many essay contests.  Genevieve tells me that John McCormick of the class of 1939 who has authored a book and other documents was also one of her students.

     Mrs. Brandon had a love for education and she became a teacher and taught at St. Mary's Grade School for many years.  After her retirement, up until recent years she was involved in the Literacy Program at Sauk Valley College.

 

8-18-91

Dear Richard,

    How are you?  I thought these little booklets may help you some, so I'm sending them to you.

     Also, I have another project in mind.  I'm trying to compile a book of the Brandons starting with Forrest and I, going back to a summary of our antecedents, but mainly about our family.  I have a few newspaper clippings and stories written by various members of the family. So I got an idea, from a magazine I get, to obtain some input form all the children of Forrest and Genevieve.  I've cut out the title or headline and am enclosing it.

     This is what I want each of you to do:  I want each of you to write a brief description of a memory you have of something that happened in your childhood (or two or three if you wish). I should get a variety of places, times, etc., stretching from depression days up to 1971-1974 when Angela left home.  I hope there will be some pleasant memories, but if you have no pleasant ones the other kind will have to do.

      So, I'm starting with you, Rich. When you have written or typed yours, then send this letter, your written or typed recollections and the title to the sibling just younger than you in a business sized envelope. I hope each of you will do this quickly as I hope to have all of them back in three or four months.  Do not send them to me until the last (but not least) Angela completes hers and returns all of them to me.  It should be interesting with Tampico, Sterling, Rock Falls, Dixon, Morrison, Milledgeville, and the Como areas as possible settings & different times & and mores reflected.

Lots of love & prayers & thoughts to all my obstreperous family.

Mother

(This project took over two years to cycle through the whole family)

ii. MIKE OSCAR KEITH BRANDON, b. September 09, 1910, Crossett, Arkansas; d. April 21, 1982, Scripps Institute, La Jolla, CA; m. ANNA RUTH STEADMAN.

 

 

105.  STELLA13 BEARD (LEWIS WINFIELD12, PLEASANT RUFUS11, RACHEL POTTS10 TROY, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born June 08, 1872.  She married (1) ? ROSS.  He died in of West Monroe, La..  She married (2) J.E. POPE October 23, 1895 in Holmes County, Ms.. 

 

Child of STELLA BEARD and ? ROSS is:

                   i.       SON14 ROSS.

 

Children of STELLA BEARD and J.E. POPE are:

                  ii.       MARY14 POPE.

                 iii.       SON1 POPE.

                 iv.       SON2 POPE.

 

 

106.  BETTY N. E.13 BODDIE (MARY ELLEN12 BEARD, PLEASANT RUFUS11, RACHEL POTTS10 TROY, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born December 06, 1881.  She married OSCAR BARRON 1904. 

 

Children of BETTY BODDIE and OSCAR BARRON are:

                   i.    ?14 BARRON.

                  ii.    ? BARRON.

                 iii.    ? BARRON.

138.          iv.       OZELLA BARRON, b. May 14, 1910; d. April 22, 1943.

 

 

107.  JESSE HENRY13 BODDIE (MARY ELLEN12 BEARD, PLEASANT RUFUS11, RACHEL POTTS10 TROY, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born August 21, 1885 in Bear Creek, Bienville County, Louisiana, and died December 06, 1965.  He married CARRIE CLARA OWEN Abt. 1911.  She was born January 30, 1892, and died August 15, 1973 in Fruitvale, Van Zandt County, Texas.

 

Child of JESSE BODDIE and CARRIE OWEN is:

                   i.       DORIS14 BODDIE.

 

 

108.  OLA T.13 BODDIE (MARY ELLEN12 BEARD, PLEASANT RUFUS11, RACHEL POTTS10 TROY, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born January 22, 1891 in Bear Creek, Bienville County, Louisiana, and died April 1977 in Edgewood, Van Zandt County, Texas.  She married CHARLES SPURGEN MCBRIDE December 06, 1912 in Van Zandt County, Texas.  He was born February 11, 1893 in near Wills Point, Van Zandt County, Texas, and died September 23, 1954.

 

Children of OLA BODDIE and CHARLES MCBRIDE are:

                   i.       JACK CARLOS14 MCBRIDE, b. December 04, 1913, Benton, Bossier County, Lousiana; m. WILMA MAE NEELY, December 1932.

                  ii.       EZRA BUEL MCBRIDE, b. June 17, 1917; d. June 17, 1917.

 

 

109.  MATTIE LEON13 BODDIE (MARY ELLEN12 BEARD, PLEASANT RUFUS11, RACHEL POTTS10 TROY, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born February 13, 1893 in Bear Creek, Bienville County, Louisiana, and died February 29, 1924 in Hunt County, Texas.  She married WILLIAM FRANK FURRH August 22, 1911 in Van Zandt County, Texas.  He was born January 05, 1889 in Wills Point, Van Zandt County, Texas, and died May 07, 1973 in Kaufman, Texas.

 

Children of MATTIE BODDIE and WILLIAM FURRH are:

                   i.       FRANK LEON14 FURRH, b. July 12, 1912, near Wills Point, Van Zandt County, Texas; d. May 13, 2001, Kalispell, Flathead County, Montanna; m. GRACE TRUMAN THOMPSON.

                  ii.       OLIVER ENMAN FURRH.

                 iii.       JAMES WOODROW FURRH.

                 iv.       VAN BUREN FURRH.

 

 

110.    MARY BELL13 BAILEY (LEWIS ALBERT12, CRISSY ISABELLA11 BEARD, RACHEL POTTS10 TROY, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born March 11, 1890 in Buried Brister Cemetery, and died October 22, 1971.  She married CHARLIE LINDSEY HATHCOCK.  He was born November 25, 1888, and died March 22, 1972.  Buried in Brister Cemetery.

 

Child of MARY BAILEY and CHARLIE HATHCOCK is:

139.            i.       JAMES FRANK14 HATHCOCK.

 

 

111.  HULAN TROY13 BAILEY (GEORGE ALPHEUS12, CRISSY ISABELLA11 BEARD, RACHEL POTTS10 TROY, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born July 17, 1894.  He married LULA BELL PARISH January 01, 1928 in QUITMAN CTY, MS. IN PARENT'S HOME.  She was born September 26, 1904.

 

Children of HULAN BAILEY and LULA PARISH are:

                   i.       HUBERT DENT14 BAILEY, b. September 29, 1928; d. March 08, 1992, Buried Kosciusko, MS.

                  ii.       PATRICIA ANN BAILEY.

                 iii.       GROVER LINWOOD.

iii.     PAUL SHERMAN BAILEY.

 

 

112.  SUDIE RAE13 BAILEY (GEORGE ALPHEUS12, CRISSY ISABELLA11 BEARD, RACHEL POTTS10 TROY, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born September 20, 1910, and died April 19, 1961.  She married G. S. GUESS February 06, 1930. 

 

More About SUDIE RAE BAILEY:

Burial: Oregon Cemetery, outside of Lexington, Mississippi

 

Child of SUDIE BAILEY and G. GUESS is:

                   i.       SADIE MAE14 GUESS, b. August 12, 1936; d. October 15, 1936.

Burial: Oregon Cemetery, outside of Lexington, Mississippi

 

 

113.  MABEL HADDICK13 BAILEY (CLIFTON THOMAS12, CRISSY ISABELLA11 BEARD, RACHEL POTTS10 TROY, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born June 23, 1906 in LEXINGTON, MS., and died December 13, 1974 in HOLMES CTY. HOSP., Lexington, MS-buried Oddfellow Cemetery.  She married TOMMIE WILLIE WARE August 10, 1924.  He was born November 22, 1903 in SPRINGHILL, LA., and died July 05, 1979 in LEXINGTON, MS.-Buried Oddfellow Cemetery.

 

Children of MABEL BAILEY and TOMMIE WARE are:

                   i.       WALTER LEONARD14 WARE, b. LEXINGTON, MS.; d. January 08, 1945, at NANCY, FRANCE (WORLD WAR II)-Buried Oddfellow Cemetery.

                  ii.       MARY ELIZABETH WARE, b. LEXINGTON, MS.; m. JAMES WELBORN EUBANKS.

                 iii.       CLIFTON EUGENE WARE, b. LEXINGTON, MS.; m. LILLIAN BELLE HATHCOCK.

                 iv.       RUTH CAROLYN WARE, b. LEXINGTON, MS.; m. ROBERT DUDLEY RINICKER; b. HAYNESVILLE, LA..

                  v.       ROBERT WILLIE WARE, b. LEXINGTON, MS.; m. CHRISTOPAL CAIN; b. SALLIS, MS..

 

 

114.  BONITA BESS13 BURKE (PERCY JEFFERSON12, EMMA ALICE11 BALFOUR, JESSE HENLEY10, ANDREW9, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born October 10, 1915 in Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma.  She married (1) WOODRUFF LAVENDAR.    She married (2) TOM CHARLTON. 

 

More About WOODRUFF LAVENDAR and BONITA BURKE:

Divorce: Abt. 1969

     

Children of BONITA BURKE and WOODRUFF LAVENDAR are:

140.            i.       LEANNE14 LAVENDAR

141.           ii.       JOHN DAVID LAVENDAR

 

 

 

115.  BARBARA EILEEN13 BURKE (PERCY JEFFERSON12, EMMA ALICE11 BALFOUR, JESSE HENLEY10, ANDREW9, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born March 04, 1922 in Davidson, Tillman County, Oklahoma.  She married (1) HOWARD MCPHERSON.    She married (2) FRED STEFFEY. 

     

Child of BARBARA BURKE and HOWARD MCPHERSON is:

142.            i.       KAREN14 MCPHERSON.

 

 

116.  DAVID BRIGGS13 BURKE (PERCY JEFFERSON12, EMMA ALICE11 BALFOUR, JESSE HENLEY10, ANDREW9, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born April 24, 1924 in Davidson, Tillman County, Oklahoma.  He married SHIRLEY HEMPHILL.  She was born in Elaworth, Iowa.

Notes for DAVID BRIGGS BURKE:

He retired as a Prudential Insurance representative, having lived in Wichita, KS for a number of years, prior to moving to Phoenix and has real estate interests in rental housing.  (Information from David Burke).

              

Children of DAVID BURKE and SHIRLEY HEMPHILL are:

143.            i.       SUSAN14 BURKE

                  ii.       REBECCA BURKE

                 iii.       STEPHEN BURKE

                 iv.       PAUL JEFFREY BURKE

 

 

117.  HELEN VIRGINIA13 BURKE (PERCY JEFFERSON12, EMMA ALICE11 BALFOUR, JESSE HENLEY10, ANDREW9, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born June 21, 1926 in Davidson, Tillman County, Oklahoma.  She married FRED DIETZ March 24, 1946 in Witchita, Kansas. 

 

Children of HELEN BURKE and FRED DIETZ are:

                   i.       MARY HELEN14 DIETZ

                  ii.       RUTH ANNE DIETZ

                 iii.       JAMES FREDRIK DIETZ

                 iv.       DWIGHT DAVIS DIETZ

                  v.       BARBARA ELIZABETH DIETZ

 

 

118.  DOROTHY13 BURKE (MELVIN L.12, EMMA ALICE11 BALFOUR, JESSE HENLEY10, ANDREW9, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born Abt. 1931.  She married HERBERT CROSSLAND. 

 

Notes for HERBERT CROSSLAND:

Subj: Crossland 

Date: 8/12/02 9:28:45 PM Pacific Daylight Time

From: benchmarkstudios@att.net

Reply-to: harolddw@att.net

To: AshAvenue@aol.com

Sent from the Internet (Details)

 

Was the Herbert Crossland in your listing born in Coffee County TN,  and then found in Falls County Texas in 1900?  Later he went to Houston with his brother Williiam.  Nicknamed Hub, Herbert was married several times.  He married  (1) CARRIE LUKER, 1914, Falls County, Texas; b. Abt. 1891; m. (2) WINNIE LEE THOMAS, Bef. 1937, TX; b. Abt. 1891. and several more times according to my mother..

Crossland, Herbert Birth date : Aug 11, 1894

Issued in : Texas

Death date : Feb 1977

Residence: Texas

If so,  He is my great uncle.

I have a lot of Crossland/Elliott info.

 

Harold Watson.

 

Child of DOROTHY BURKE and HERBERT CROSSLAND is:

                   i.       REX14 CROSSLAND died young of spinal meningitis.

 

 

119.  HOWARD13 BURKE (MELVIN L.12, EMMA ALICE11 BALFOUR, JESSE HENLEY10, ANDREW9, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born Abt. 1934.  He married (1) TILA HERNANDES.    He married (2) MARGARET QUESENBERRY. 

Marriage Notes for HOWARD BURKE and TILA HERNANDES:

divorced

     

Children of HOWARD BURKE and TILA HERNANDES are:

                   i.       TONY14 BURKE.

                  ii.       BRENDA KAY BURKE, m. RON BARNES.

 

 

120.  JOE "BOBBY JOE"13 BURKE (MELVIN L.12, EMMA ALICE11 BALFOUR, JESSE HENLEY10, ANDREW9, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born Abt. 1936.  He married WILMA BASKET. 

     

Child of JOE BURKE and WILMA BASKET is:

                   i.       TAMMY RENEE14 BURKE.

 

 

121.  DAN13 BURKE (MELVIN L.12, EMMA ALICE11 BALFOUR, JESSE HENLEY10, ANDREW9, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born Abt. 1938.  He married BARBARA FRANKS. 

     

Child of DAN BURKE and BARBARA FRANKS is:

                   i.       TAMMY KAY14 BURKE.

 

 

122.  RUBY13 BURKE (MELVIN L.12, EMMA ALICE11 BALFOUR, JESSE HENLEY10, ANDREW9, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born Abt. 1940.  She married (1) VICKERS.    She married (2) ALFORD MILLER.  

     

Children of RUBY BURKE and VICKERS are:

                   i.       RICKY14 VICKERS.

                  ii.       KATHY VICKERS.

 

 

123.  NICKY13 BURKE (MELVIN L.12, EMMA ALICE11 BALFOUR, JESSE HENLEY10, ANDREW9, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born 1945.  He married NEDA LONG. 

     

Child of NICKY BURKE and NEDA LONG is:

                   i.       DONNA14 BURKE, m. CONRAD.

 

 

124.  WALTER WORTHY13 CUNNINGHAM (HELEN MARVEL12 HUGHES, ANTOINETTE11 BALFOUR, JESSE HENLEY10, ANDREW9, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born January 26, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia, and died 2000 in Vici, Dewey County, Oklahoma.  He married LOUISE BUXTON September 03, 1949 in Woodward, Oklahoma. 

 

Child of WALTER CUNNINGHAM and LOUISE BUXTON is:

                   i.       MARSHA ANN14 CUNNINGHAM

 

 

125.  LEROY GUY13 CUNNINGHAM (HELEN MARVEL12 HUGHES, ANTOINETTE11 BALFOUR, JESSE HENLEY10, ANDREW9, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born in Atlanta Georgia.  He married (1) MAGARET ANN JONES.    He married (2) JEAN BETH SHAW October 14, 1956 in Vici, Dewey County, Oklahoma.  She was born 1938 in Vici, Dewey County, Oklahoma, and died January 1961 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

 

Children of LEROY CUNNINGHAM and MAGARET JONES are:

                   i.       LACINDA ANN14 CUNNINGHAM.

                  ii.       LAVONA LEE CUNNINGHAM.

 

 

126.  BEVERLEY ANN13 HUGHES (ORVILLE DOW12, ANTOINETTE11 BALFOUR, JESSE HENLEY10, ANDREW9, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born September 20, 1938 in Grandfield, Oklahoma.  She married JOHN GEORGE ESTLINBAUM, JR. December 30, 1960 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  He was born May 20, 1937 in Claremore, Oklahoma.

     

Children of BEVERLEY HUGHES and JOHN ESTLINBAUM are:

                   i.       MANDY ANN14 ESTLINBAUM

                  ii.       JOHN GEORGE ESTLINBAUM III

                 iii.       LORIE ANN ESTLINBAUM

                 iv.       HUGH RAYMON ESTLINBAUM

 

 

127.  KATHLEEN MARIE13 HUGHES (ORVILLE DOW12, ANTOINETTE11 BALFOUR, JESSE HENLEY10, ANDREW9, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1)  She married EARL RAY CLARK. 

     

Children of KATHLEEN HUGHES and EARL CLARK are:

                   i.       GLENN RAY14 CLARK.

                  ii.       EDDIE WAYNE CLARK.

 

 

128.  ORVILLE DOUGLAS13 HUGHES (ORVILLE DOW12, ANTOINETTE11 BALFOUR, JESSE HENLEY10, ANDREW9, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1)  He married LINDA KAY YOUNG. 

     

Children of ORVILLE HUGHES and LINDA YOUNG are:

                   i.       MATHEW DOW14 HUGHES.

                  ii.       DEDRA LYNN HUGHES.

 

 

129.  THELMA13 SHAW (BERTHA12 BALFOUR, ANDREW WINFIELD11, NIXON10, ANDREW9, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born December 14, 1897 in Wellsford Township, Kiowa County, Kansas, and died in Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County, California.  She married (1) WOODROW SEAT.    She married (2) BRANCART. 

Notes for THELMA SHAW:

Petie (Thelma) worked many years for the railroad.  She was a teletype operator and worked in different stations around Kansas and for a time at Dalhart, Texas.  If she received a message for a train that wasn't going to stop at her station, she would tie the message in string and slip it into a 'Y' shaped pole.  She then stood very close to the tracks and held the pole up so the engineer could slip his arm through the string to get the message.  As a little girl, I thought it was very scary.

In her sixties she purchased a farm near Dalhart and worked the farm all by herself.

Buried in Cayucos Cemetery, San Luis Obispo County, California

Notes for WOODROW SEAT:

note from Shirley Weissmann: Robert Noel Brancart was very young when Woodie married Thelma (Petie).  Woodie had a "Line" company in Hutchinson that repaired the telephone and electric wires for the phone and electric companies in the area.  He served as the Mayor of Hutchinson and Hutchinson named their first freeway after him.  (a very short freeway)

Although he didn't live with Petie for long, they never got divorced.  He always treated Bob as his own and had Bob working in the business for some time.

Some of my favorite memories as a young child were of Uncle Woodie coming to visit.  He would bring 'magic seeds' and ask if we wanted to plant a money plant or a candy plant.  No matter which one we chose, the next morning there would be a branch with either money or candy attached to the twigs.  It was truly magic!

 

Child of THELMA SHAW and BRANCART is:

                   i.       ROBERT NOEL14 BRANCART, m. DESSIE MAE RUMBLE.

 

 

130.  RUTH13 SHAW (BERTHA12 BALFOUR, ANDREW WINFIELD11, NIXON10, ANDREW9, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born May 29, 1906 in Wellsford Township, Kiowa County, Kansas.  She married WEBSTER KOPKE. 

Notes for RUTH SHAW:

Also known as Slats.  She was an accomplished bridge player and played in tournaments.

     

Child of RUTH SHAW and WEBSTER KOPKE is:

                   i.       KAREN SUE14 KOPKE, b. December 29, 1935, Kansas; d. August 22, 2000, Las Vegas, Nevada; m. LLOYD NEALY.

Notes for KAREN SUE KOPKE:

"Wednesday, September 06, 2000

Copyright Las Vegas Review-Journal

Deaths

 Karen Nealy

      Karen Sue Nealy, 64, died Aug. 22.

      She was born Dec. 29, 1935, in Kansas. The owner of an answering service, she was a two-year resident of Las Vegas.

      She is survived by her son, Richard Shaw (Nealy); and daughter, Lorrie Herico (Nealy).

      Desert Memorial Cremation & Burial Society handled arrangements. "

(She was also survived by her other two sons, Stephen Nealy and

 

 

131.  LUCILLE13 SHAW (BERTHA12 BALFOUR, ANDREW WINFIELD11, NIXON10, ANDREW9, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born November 15, 1910 in Wellsford Township, Kiowa County, Kansas, and died May 15, 1964 in Dallas, Texas.  She married OLIVER THOMAS MCINTIRE in Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas. 

More About LUCILLE SHAW:

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Children of LUCILLE SHAW and OLIVER MCINTIRE are:

                   i.       OLIVER THOMAS14 MCINTIRE, JR..

Notes for OLIVER THOMAS MCINTIRE, JR.:

known as Tom and Tommy.

                  ii.       JOAN KAY MCINTIRE.

                 iii.       TERRY GORDON MCINTIRE.

 

 

132.  BLANCHE MARGARET13 SHAW (BERTHA12 BALFOUR, ANDREW WINFIELD11, NIXON10, ANDREW9, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born January 21, 1912 in Wellsford Township, Kiowa County, Kansas, and died October 15, 1990 in San Luis Obispo, California.  She married IMEL WALTERS April 21, 1934 in Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas.  He was born January 10, 1912 in Larned, Cherokee County, Kansas, and died April 27, 1996 in Springville, California.

Notes for IMEL WALTERS:

"Riverside National Cemetery

Riverside, Riverside County, California

Walters, Sandio Imel, b. 01/10/1912, d. 04/27/1996, US Navy, LT, Res: Springfield, CA, Plot: AC F 25, bur. 05/07/1996"

 

Marriage Notes for BLANCHE SHAW and IMEL WALTERS:

Blanche and Imel were married at the home of her sister, Edith Shaw, at 28 West 13th Street, Hutchinson and then returned to Alva, Oklahoma where they were both attending college.  Stanley L. Smith, Rector of Grace Episcopal Church, officiated.

 

Children of BLANCHE SHAW and IMEL WALTERS are:

144.            i.       SHIRLEY14 WALTERS

145.           ii.       SAM SHAW WALTERS, b. March 12, 1938, Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas; d. June 26, 1979, San Diego, California.

                            He married ANITA JARIZ in Maine.  She was born in Maine.

                             Notes for SAM SHAW WALTERS:

                           When he was eleven years old, Sammy was thrown from his horse onto blacktop pavement in Escondido,                        California.  He was in a coma for many days, his aural nerve was severed and he became deaf.  After graduating from the California       State School for the Deaf, he went on to Graduate from Gallaudet College in Washington, DC and became a teacher for the deaf.  He taught in Maine, Oklahoma and Alabama.  After many years of disability, he died of severe lung complications which were also a result of his fall from the horse.

146.          iii.       SUSAN WALTERS

                 iv.       SCHUYLER THOMAS WALTERS, b. March 07, 1949, Jackson Heights ,Queens, New York City, New York; d. May 10, 1963, Bakersfield, Kern County, California. 

Notes for SCHUYLER THOMAS WALTERS:

Schuyler was called "Sky", "Sky Tom", "Tommy", "Tom" and "Joe".  In 1953, when he was fourteen, he died of complications from an operation to remove a brain tumor.  Buried in Bakersfield, Kern County, California

 

 

133.  ALEEN13 WILLIAMS (GERTRUDE12 BALFOUR, ANDREW WINFIELD11, NIXON10, ANDREW9, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born June 08, 1908 in Greensburg, Kiowa County, Kansas.  She married ELVIN HOUSE 1928. 

Notes for ALEEN WILLIAMS:

In Liberal, Kansas, Aleen served twenty-five tears as Deputy County Clerk and was elected Register of Deeds in 1968.

Notes for ELVIN HOUSE:

Elvin worked for the city of Liberal in various departments.  His last position before retirement was Superintendent of the Municipal Airport. After this retirement he worked at the First National Bank in Liberal as a security guard.

"Elvin had two brothers, Chester and Gordon, and one sister, Della.

Chester married Verna Sneed and they lived in Liberal with their three children, James, Chester, and Cheryl.

Gordon married June White and they lived in Haviland. They had four children, Martin, Steve, Joyce and Sandy.  In fact, June just passed away (in the fall of 2001). Gordon passed away (in 2000).

Della married Jim Bailey and they lived just northwest of Greensburg."

   

Child of ALEEN WILLIAMS and ELVIN HOUSE is:

                   i.       BILLY ELVIN14 HOUSE, m. BILLIE JEAN DODD.

 

 

134.  DAVID ANDREW13 WILLIAMS (GERTRUDE12 BALFOUR, ANDREW WINFIELD11, NIXON10, ANDREW9, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born 1916 in Greensburg, Kiowa County, Kansas, and died 1945 in France.  He married ADDIE BLONDEL. 

Notes for DAVID ANDREW WILLIAMS:

David was killed in 1945 on the battlefield in France in World War II while carrying a wounded buddy across a mine field.

Notes for ADDIE BLONDEL:

Subj: Blondel/Blondell Family Home Page 

Date: 5/15/02 2:23:32 AM Pacific Daylight Time

From: jerryblondell@netzero.net

Hello,

    We have updated the Blondel/Blondell Family Web Pages.  We have found the original Blondel (Antoine) who migrated to Pennsylvania, USA from Saint Domingue.  We have located the Blondel Plantations and the birth place of Jean Marie (John M.) Blondel on that island and Jean Marie's wife's full name and her parent's names.  

Blondel/Blondell Family Web Pages

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~blondell/index.html

Please review this site and let us know if you can make any additional comments, connections or corrections!

Thank you,

Jerry Blondell

 

Child of DAVID WILLIAMS and ADDIE BLONDEL is:

                   i.       REVEREND DAVID ANDREW14 WILLIAMS.

David was pastor of First Baptist Church in Stafford, Kansas.

 

 

Generation No. 7

 

98.  GILDER14 BEACH (OWEN ELBERT13, MARY ELIZABETH12 TROY, WILLIAM EWING11, JOHN BALFOUR10, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born 1909, and died 1977.  He married MILDRED MCELFRESH. 

Notes for GILDER BEACH:

Joined the Rock Island Railway and stayed with them for the rest of his life.

       

Child of GILDER BEACH and MILDRED MCELFRESH is:

                   i.      TOM15 BEACH.

 

 

99.  JAMES GORDON14 (JOHNSON) (DANNER GORDON13, THOMAS ELLIS12 TROY, ALFRED LANE11, JOHN BALFOUR10, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1)  He married NELLIE KING O'BRIANT. 

       

Child of JAMES (JOHNSON) and NELLIE O'BRIANT is:

                   i.      PEGGY ANN RUDD15 (JOHNSON), m. JAMES MICHAEL MCANDREW.

 

 

100.  THOMAS CLAUDE14 BEARD (GEORGE BELL13, BURGESS BELL12, EDWARD JAMES11, RACHEL POTTS10 TROY, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1) was born January 29, 1904 in Arcadia, Bienvielle, LA, and died November 11, 1993 in Lincoln Parish, LA.  He married WILLIE RUTH JENKINS June 22, 1931.  She was born June 16, 1906 in Pelahatchie, Rankin, MS.

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Child of THOMAS BEARD and WILLIE JENKINS is:

                   i.      JOYCALYN ANN15 BEARD

 

 

101.  JAMES FRANK14 HATHCOCK (MARY BELL13 BAILEY, LEWIS ALBERT12, CRISSY ISABELLA11 BEARD, RACHEL POTTS10 TROY, ISABELLA "TIBBIE"9 BALFOUR, ANDREW8, ANDREW7, JOHN ANDREW6, GEORGE JOHN5, HERSCHEL ANDREW4, BALFOUR3, ANDREW OF STRATHER AND MUQHANNY2, POSS SIR MICHAEL1)  He married JANICE YOUNG. 

       

Child of JAMES HATHCOCK and JANICE YOUNG is:

                   i.      KEVIN15 HATHCOCK

 

 

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