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George William Haile and Mary Billingsley

 

Generation No. 1

 

1.  GEORGE WILLIAM7 HAILE  (ALEXANDER6, GEORGE5, GEORGE4 HALE, NICHOLAS3 HAILE, SR., NICHOLAS2 HALE, L, GEORGE1)1 was born Abt. 1791 in Sullivan Co., TN1, and died 01 Nov 1841 in Houston Co., TX1.  He married (1) MARY BILLINGSLEY1 Abt. 1822 in Blount Co., AL1.  She was born 1795 in Bluff City, Sullivan Co., TN1, and died 1837 in Texas1.  He married (2) JANE MC REYNOLDS1 Aft. 1836 in Houston Co, TX. 

 

Information & Sources:

Descendents of George William Hale, said George killed a man in an argument over a corn sheller, fled a nice farm in the vicinity of Manchester, TN. (then Franklin Co. but now Coffee Co., TN) went to Alabama to join the Sterling’s who were old friends and later sent for his family.

 

George William Haile (Hale) ran a stagecoach inn in Oleander, Alabama (northeastern part of the state, on the Appalachian ridge). He was a farmer and a whiskey distiller and probably sold it at the Inn . Part of the old Inn is still standing.

 

In 1818 Thomas Billingsley, Jesse Reynolds, George Hale and Alexander Williams were indicted for "violently and with force and arms taking from possession of one John Brown, Jr., a friendly Indian of the Cherokee Nation, and 32 head of hogs. In 1820 a Jesse Reynolds was enumerated in Franklin Co., TN.  The others had fled to Alabama. In 1830 four men having the same name as inductees were residents if Blount Co., Alabama.

 

December 24, 1832: Occupation: Farmer and Whiskey Distiller.  Property: Mortgaged wagon, 230 Gal. Whiskey, and cows for $300.

 

Residence: Between March 31, and December 31, 1836  Houston Co., Texas.

 

Sources: Ginny Hale and Janice Carroll Jenkins.

 

Additional Information:

He was a veteran of the Battle of San Jacinto and he claimed a land grant of 1280 acres, and resided, on Trinity River SW of Crockett, Houston Co., TX

       

Children of GEORGE HAILE and MARY BILLINGSLEY are:

                   i.       THOMAS8 HAILE, b. 1808, Sullivan Co., TN.

                  ii.       WILLIAM MARSTON HAILE, b. 1812, Sullivan Co., TN; d. 09 Jun 1872, Blount Co., AL; m. SARAH STERLING,

                                    25 Apr 1831, Blount Co., AL; b. 1814, York, SC; d. 09 Jun 1882, Blount Co., AL.

                 iii.       WALTER HAILE, b. 28 Sep 1814, Blount Co., AL.

                 iv.       NANCY HAILE, b. Feb 1815, Blount Co., AL; d. Bet. 1900 - 1914, Houston Co., TX; m. THOMAS BILLINGSLEY

                                    IDEN, St. Augustine Co. Texas; b. 17 Feb 1845, Walker Co., AL; d. 02 Jan 1950, Lovelady, Houston Co., TX.

                  v.       ELIZABETH HAILE, b. 1820, Blount Co., AL. She married Nelson Box 1808-1849.

2.              vi.       COURTNEY ALABAMA HAILE, b. 22 May 1823, Blount Co., AL; d. 05 Nov 1899, Houston Co., TX.

                vii.       GEORGE W. DECATUR HAILE1, b. 1824, Blount Co., AL1; d. TX.

3.            viii.       SAMUEL CHESTER HAILE, b. 18 May 1826, Blount County Alabama; d. 05 May 1903, Pecos TX or Galveston TX.

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  COURTNEY ALABAMA8 HAILE (GEORGE WILLIAM7, ALEXANDER6, GEORGE5, GEORGE4 HALE, NICHOLAS3 HAILE, SR., NICHOLAS2 HALE, L, GEORGE1) was born 22 May 1823 in Blount Co., AL, and died 05 Nov 1899 in Houston Co., TX.  She married JOHN J. A. HARRELL 1850 in TX.  He was born 1815 in FL, and died Bef. 30 Nov 1868 in Houston Co., TX.

 

Children of COURTNEY HAILE and JOHN HARRELL are:

                   i.       MARTHA9 HARRELL, b. 1854, Houston Co., TX.

                  ii.       BATHEAL HARRELL, b. 1856, Houston Co., TX.

                 iii.       ISABELLA HARRELL, b. 1858, Houston Co., TX; d. 26 Mar 1920, Travis Co., TX.

 

 

3.  SAMUEL CHESTER8 HAILE (GEORGE WILLIAM7, ALEXANDER6, GEORGE5, GEORGE4 HALE, NICHOLAS3 HAILE, SR., NICHOLAS2 HALE, L, GEORGE1)1 was born 18 May 1826 in Blount County Alabama, and died 05 May 1903 in Pecos TX or Galveston TX.  He married (1) MOLLIE A [--?--].  She was born 1837 in GA2.  He married (2) LUCY ANN SARAH PARKER3  (her first marriage was to William F Johnson) Bef. 05 Feb 1850 in Crockett, Houston Co,TX4, daughter of ISAAC PARKER and LUCY CHEATHAM.  She was born 23 Jun 1830 in Coles County, Illinois, and died 11 Jul 1875 in Crockett, Houston, Texas, USA5.  Both are buried first buried in the Parker-Haile Cemetery then removed to: Old Cemetery at Crockett, Houston Co., TX6

       

Children of SAMUEL HAILE and LUCY PARKER are:

4.                i.       JOSEPHINE AUGUSTA9 HAILE, b. 08 Sep 1851, Crockett, Houston Co., TX; d. 1945, San Antonio, TX.

                  ii.       SARAH LUCY HAILE8, b. 1854, Crockett, Houston Co., TX; d. 1945, Baton Rouge, LA8; m. F.A. ST. AMANT.

                 iii.       ISAAC HAILE, b. 31 Jul 1857, Crockett, Houston Co., TX; d. 04 Oct 1869, Crockett, Houston Co., TX.

5.              iv.       TEXANA ELIZABETH HAILE, b. 12 Nov 1861, Crockett, Houston Co., TX; d. 21 Feb 1936, Dallas TX.

6.               v.       ANNA LAURA HAILE, b. 18 Dec 1864, Crockett, Houston Co., TX; d. 01 Apr 1911, Fort Worth, TX.

                 vi.       CHESTER SAMUEL HAILE8, b. 1866, Houston Co. TX8; m. EMMA DUFIELD.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

4.  JOSEPHINE AUGUSTA9 HAILE (SAMUEL CHESTER8, GEORGE WILLIAM7, ALEXANDER6, GEORGE5, GEORGE4 HALE, NICHOLAS3 HAILE, SR., NICHOLAS2 HALE, L, GEORGE1)8 was born 08 Sep 1851 in Crockett, Houston Co., TX8, and died 1945 in San Antonio, TX8.  She married JOHN MURCHISON 08 Jan 1868 in Houston County TX. 

 

Children of JOSEPHINE HAILE and JOHN MURCHISON are:

                   i.       ARCHIE HAILE10 MURCHISON.

                  ii.       BEULAH MURCHISON.

                 iii.       CORRIE MURCHISON.

                 iv.       JOHN SMITH MURCHISON.

 

5.  TEXANA ELIZABETH9 HAILE (SAMUEL CHESTER8, GEORGE WILLIAM7, ALEXANDER6, GEORGE5, GEORGE4 HALE, NICHOLAS3 HAILE, SR., NICHOLAS2 HALE, L, GEORGE1) was born 12 Nov 1861 in Crockett, Houston Co., TX, and died 21 Feb 1936 in Dallas TX.  She married ENOS LITCHFIELD SIMPSON, SR. 28 Oct 1877 in Crockett, Houston Co., TX.  He was born 10 May 1841 in ILL, and died 1938 in Harris Co TX ?.

 

Children of TEXANA HAILE and ENOS SIMPSON are:

                   i.       ENOS LEE10 SIMPSON, JR., b. 1884, Crockett, Houston Co., TX; d. 14 Sep 1946, Galveston Co., TX.

                  ii.       ADA H. SIMPSON, b. 1889, Crockett, Houston Co., TX.

                 iii.       DOUGLASS MILLS SIMPSON9, b. 15 Jun 1890, Crockett, Houston Co., TX; d. Oct 1979, San Angelo, Tom

                                   Green, Texas; m. ELSIE BROCKELMEYER, 07 Jul 1928.

                 iv.       GRACE SIMPSON, b. 1892, Crockett, Houston Co., TX.

7.               v.       ANNIE MAY SIMPSON, b. Nov 1880, Crockett, Houston Co., TX; d. 29 Jul 1954, Houston Co., TX.

 

6.  ANNA LAURA9 HAILE (SAMUEL CHESTER8, GEORGE WILLIAM7, ALEXANDER6, GEORGE5, GEORGE4 HALE, NICHOLAS3 HAILE, SR., NICHOLAS2 HALE, L, GEORGE1)10 was born 18 Dec 1864 in Crockett, Houston Co., TX10, and died 01 Apr 1911 in Fort Worth, TX10.  She married JOHN EDWIN REAGAN 05 Nov 1884 in Porter Springs, Houston County TX, son of JOHN REAGAN and MARTHA MUSIC.  He was born 15 Mar 1854 in Palestine, Anderson Co., TX, and died 08 Oct 1938 in Houston, Harris Co., TX.

 

Children of ANNA HAILE and JOHN REAGAN are:

8.                i.       JOHN HENNIGAN10 REAGAN II, b. 15 Aug 1885, Palestine, Anderson Co., TX; d. 04 Jan 1963, Ft. Worth, Texas.

                  ii.       LAURA EDWINA REAGAN, b. 11 May 1889, Anderson, Grimes, Texas; d. 18 Sep 1890, Anderson, Grimes, Texas.

 

More About LAURA EDWINA REAGAN:

Census: 1900, Not with family 1900; Census Place: Elkhart, Anderson, Texas; Roll: T623 1607; Page: 9A; Enumeration

           District: 8.

 

                 iii.       JOSEPH REAGAN, b. 15 Mar 1891, Anderson, Grimes, Texas; d. 15 Mar 1891, Anderson, Grimes, Texas.

9.              iv.       ELLA MAY REAGAN, b. 08 Mar 1892, TX; d. 21 Jan 1979, Beaumont, Jefferson Co., TX.

10.             v.       CHESTER HAILE REAGAN, b. 02 Jun 1894, Houston Co., Texas; d. 04 Jun 1948, Ft Worth, Tarrant, Texas.

                 vi.       RUTH REAGAN, b. 14 Feb 1899, Anderson, Grimes, Texas; d. 14 Feb 1899, Anderson, Grimes, Texas.

                vii.       EDWINA NELMS REAGAN, b. 10 Sep 1899, Anderson, Grimes, Texas; d. 10 Sep 1899, Anderson, Grimes, Texas.

11.          viii.       EARNEST PARKS REAGAN, b. 19 May 1901, Elkhart TX; d. Jul 1978, Dallas TX.

12.             ix.       JEFFERSON DAVIS REAGAN, b. 27 Dec 1904, Elkhart, TX.

 

Generation No. 4

 

7.  ANNIE MAY10 SIMPSON (TEXANA ELIZABETH9 HAILE, SAMUEL CHESTER8, GEORGE WILLIAM7, ALEXANDER6, GEORGE5, GEORGE4 HALE, NICHOLAS3 HAILE, SR., NICHOLAS2 HALE, L, GEORGE1) was born Nov 1880 in Crockett, Houston Co., TX, and died 29 Jul 1954 in Houston Co., TX.  She married JOHN WILLIAM SHIVERS Abt. 1900 in Crockett, Houston Co., TX, son of JOHN SHIVERS and MARGARET [--?--].  He was born 28 May 1876 in Crockett, Houston Co., TX, and died 22 Nov 1966 in Houston Co., TX.

       

Children of ANNIE SIMPSON and JOHN SHIVERS are:

                   i.       JOHN WILLIAM11 SHIVERS, JR., b. 1901, Crockett, Houston Co., TX.

                  ii.       WILMA SHIVERS, b. 1902, Crockett, Houston Co., TX.

13.            iii.       MARGARET E. SHIVERS, b. 28 Jun 1908, Crockett, Houston Co., TX; d. 18 Nov 1989, Nolen Co., TX.

                 iv.       NEIL SHIVERS, b. 1916, Crockett, Houston Co., TX.

 

8.  JOHN HENNIGAN10 REAGAN II (ANNA LAURA9 HAILE, SAMUEL CHESTER8, GEORGE WILLIAM7, ALEXANDER6, GEORGE5, GEORGE4 HALE, NICHOLAS3 HAILE, SR., NICHOLAS2 HALE, L, GEORGE1) was born 15 Aug 1885 in Palestine, Anderson Co., TX, and died 04 Jan 1963 in Ft. Worth, Texas.  He married MARY ALICE POPE 23 Apr 1913 in Ft Worth, Tarrant Co., TX. 

 

Child of JOHN REAGAN and MARY POPE is:

                   i.       MARY ALICE11 REAGAN.

 

9.  ELLA MAY10 REAGAN (ANNA LAURA9 HAILE, SAMUEL CHESTER8, GEORGE WILLIAM7, ALEXANDER6, GEORGE5, GEORGE4 HALE, NICHOLAS3 HAILE, SR., NICHOLAS2 HALE, L, GEORGE1) was born 08 Mar 1892 in TX, and died 21 Jan 1979 in Beaumont, Jefferson Co., TX.  She married (1) JOHN COKE MATHES in TX.    She married (2) WILLIAM T. ALSTON 15 Sep 1909 in TX.    She married (3) AUBREY E. ORR 09 Jul 1911 in TX.  He was born 1891 in LA.

 

Children of ELLA REAGAN and AUBREY ORR are:

                   i.       MILDRED11 ORR, b. 1913, Tarrant Co., TX.

                  ii.       HELEN ORR, b. 1914, Tarrant Co., TX.

                 iii.       AUBREY E. ORR, JR., b. 1919, Tarrant Co., TX.

 

10.  CHESTER HAILE10 REAGAN (ANNA LAURA9 HAILE, SAMUEL CHESTER8, GEORGE WILLIAM7, ALEXANDER6, GEORGE5, GEORGE4 HALE, NICHOLAS3 HAILE, SR., NICHOLAS2 HALE, L, GEORGE1) was born 02 Jun 1894 in Houston Co., Texas, and died 04 Jun 1948 in Ft Worth, Tarrant, Texas.  He married HELEN GOULD ORRICK 15 Sep 1917 in Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., TX. 

       

Children of CHESTER REAGAN and HELEN ORRICK are:

                   i.       CHESTER HAILE11 REAGAN, JR..

                  ii.       GEORGE MILTON REAGAN.

 

11.  EARNEST PARKS10 REAGAN (ANNA LAURA9 HAILE, SAMUEL CHESTER8, GEORGE WILLIAM7, ALEXANDER6, GEORGE5, GEORGE4 HALE, NICHOLAS3 HAILE, SR., NICHOLAS2 HALE, L, GEORGE1) was born 19 May 1901 in Elkhart TX, and died Jul 1978 in Dallas TX.  He married AUDREY BURREN LITTLE 04 Oct 1925 in Ft Worth, Tarrant Co., TX.  She was born 27 Mar 1904 in Ft Worth, Tarrant Co., TX, and died 28 Nov 1973 in Texarkana, TX.

 

Children of EARNEST REAGAN and AUDREY LITTLE are:

14.              i.       JOHN HENNIGAN11 REAGAN III, b. 22 Jun 1926.

                  ii.       KENNETH REAGAN.

                 iii.       NANCY GAIL REAGAN.

                 iv.       ROBERT LEANDER REAGAN.

 

12.  JEFFERSON DAVIS10 REAGAN (ANNA LAURA9 HAILE, SAMUEL CHESTER8, GEORGE WILLIAM7, ALEXANDER6, GEORGE5, GEORGE4 HALE, NICHOLAS3 HAILE, SR., NICHOLAS2 HALE, L, GEORGE1) was born 27 Dec 1904 in Elkhart, TX.  He married LUCILLE STEPHENSON 08 Jan 1938 in Dallas, Dallas Co., TX. 

       

Child of JEFFERSON REAGAN and LUCILLE STEPHENSON is:

                   i.       MICHAEL AUBREY11 REAGAN, b. 24 Oct 1944, Dallas, Dallas Co., TX; d. Dallas, Dallas Co., TX.

 

Generation No. 5

 

13.  MARGARET E.11 SHIVERS (ANNIE MAY10 SIMPSON, TEXANA ELIZABETH9 HAILE, SAMUEL CHESTER8, GEORGE WILLIAM7, ALEXANDER6, GEORGE5, GEORGE4 HALE, NICHOLAS3 HAILE, SR., NICHOLAS2 HALE, L, GEORGE1) was born 28 Jun 1908 in Crockett, Houston Co., TX, and died 18 Nov 1989 in Nolen Co., TX.  She married WILLIAM RAYMOND BISHOP 20 Dec 1936 in Cisco Eastland Co., TX.  He was born 13 Jul 1894 in Bosque Co., TX, and died 02 Nov 1962 in Sweetwater, Nolen Co., TX.

       

Children of MARGARET SHIVERS and WILLIAM BISHOP are:

                   i.       MARGARET E.12 BISHOP.

                  ii.       JOYCE NELL BISHOP, b. 10 Oct 1937, Nolan Co., TX.

 

14.  JOHN HENNIGAN11 REAGAN III (EARNEST PARKS10, ANNA LAURA9 HAILE, SAMUEL CHESTER8, GEORGE WILLIAM7, ALEXANDER6, GEORGE5, GEORGE4 HALE, NICHOLAS3 HAILE, SR., NICHOLAS2 HALE, L, GEORGE1) was born 22 Jun 1926.  He married SHIRLEY JEAN DICKSON 12 Apr 1952. 

 

Child of JOHN REAGAN and SHIRLEY DICKSON is:

                   i.       JOHN HENNINGER12 REAGAN IV.

 

Endnotes

 

1.  lemkenHAILEancestors.ged, Date of Import: Oct 27, 2001.

2.  1900 Census Reeves Co TX Series: T623  Roll: 1665  Page: 315.

3.  HOUSTON COUNTY (TX) CEMETERIES, 3RD EDITION, Houston County Historical Commission, The Walsworth Publishing Company, Marceline, MO, 1987, p.389-399.

4.  HOUSTON COUNTY (TX) CEMETERIES, 3RD EDITION, Houston County Historical Commission, The Walsworth Publishing

     Company, Marceline, MO, 1987, p.188..

5.  Bible - Daniel Parker, Date of Import: Jul 8, 2000.

6.  lemkenHAILEancestors.ged, Date of Import: Oct 27, 2001.

7.  HOUSTON COUNTY (TX) CEMETERIES, 3RD EDITION, Houston County Historical Commission, The Walsworth Publishing

     Company, Marceline, MO, 1987, p.188..

8.  lemkenHAILEancestors.ged, Date of Import: Oct 27, 2001.

9.  Edmund West, comp.. Family Data Collection - Individual Records [database on-line]. Provo, UT.

10.  lemkenHAILEancestors.ged, Date of Import: Oct 27, 2001.