Name of father: Samuel
Baylis Earle, lived at Hopkins Co. KY. He
lived & died in White Hare, MO. Died on Feb 8, 1859. He
married Jane Woodson in Hopkins Co. KY on Sept 13,
1818. Was son of Baylis Earle & Mrs. Anna Mosely
of Spartanburg Co. SC
Name of mother: Jane
Woodson, daughter of Samuel
and Sarah Miller of Glasgow, KY
Comments: His mother’s
family descended from French Huguenot –
from a Dupuy who came over with the Huguenots.
John and Mary Earle came from England to Virginia in
1649 or 1652. The father of Bayles Earle, also Bayles, was
the first county judge of Spartanburg Co. SC. He was the
father of 14 children. He’s said to have killed a bear
“offhand” at the age of 94. Bayles Earle
subject) disguised as a woman in liberating Capt. Wood
from the Tories in SC. He came from there to KY
Civil Service: First Public Instructor in AR
Legislature in 1866
Military service: Capt. – Co. B, 34th AR Ing
Political party: Democrat & member of the National
Church connection: Cumberland Presbyterian.
Wife & date of marriage:
Nancy Amanda Buchanan, June 15, 1865.
She was daughter of John Buchanan and Ellen Crawford Buchanan.
Descended from Scotch who came to America in 1702,
To VA, to TN, and to AR. Was an influential educator.
Mary Kate Earle – died in infancy
Clara Earle – Lebanon, TN
Woodson Earle – Bakersfield, CA
Harold Earle – died in infancy
Ellen M. Earle Richardson – Cane Hill, AR
Fountain Pyeatte Earle – Fayettevlle, AR
Emma Earle – died in infancy