George Washington Yarbrough
Submitted by:  Jim Yarbrough

This family was one of three Yarbrough clans that lived in Houston County in the 1800ís.

The other two were the families and descendants of:

  (1) Swanson Yarbrough and then

(2) Sarah W. (Dillard) Yarbrough the widow of William Yarbrough (1808 SC-1870 GA).


Generation No. 1

 

1.  GEORGE WASHINGTON1 YARBROUGH was born 1821 in Haywood Co., NC, and died 1902 in Houston Co  TX.  He married (1) NANCY L. UNDERWOOD 01 May 1847 in Haywood Co NC1.  She was born 1820 in NC, and died 1875 in Cherokee Co TX.  He married (2) ANNA "NANCY" WARD 13 Aug 1883 in Houston Co TX2.  She was born 1820 in GA, and died Unknown in Houston Co TX.

 

More About GEORGE WASHINGTON YARBROUGH:

Burial: 1902, Cedar Point Cemetery, Houston Co TX

Indentured: 1841, 19  October. N.G. HOWELL of Haywood Co, NC   to  GEORGE  YARBERY of Haywood Co, NC, for the         consideration of good feeling and  a ______    _______ I give  one colt about ____months old,  a small bay colt.  Signed   N. G.  HOWELL. Haywood Co, NC Deed Book E

Land: 1898, Grantee: G. W. Yarbrough Patentee: Geo. Bates  Patent Date: 10 Aug 1898 Acres: 160  DISTRICT: Nacogdoches  County: Cherokee  File: 350  Patent #: 134  Patent Volume: 30  Class: Nac. Pre.

Military service: Bet. 1861 - 1865, CSA, Pension application to Ft Worth TX; 25th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry M230 roll 43

 

More About NANCY L. UNDERWOOD:  Burial: 1875, Thompson Cemetery or some call it the Forest Cemetery, Cherokee Co., TX

 

More About ANNA "NANCY" WARD: Burial: believed to be buried in an unmarked grave in Cedar Point Cemetery, Houston Co TX

 

Children of GEORGE YARBROUGH and NANCY UNDERWOOD are:

                   i.       MARGARET2 YARBROUGH, b. 1849, Haywood Co, NC; d. Bef. 1860, Haywood Co, NC.

                  ii.       JOHN P. YARBROUGH, b. 1851, Haywood Co, NC.

2.              iii.       JOSEPHINE YARBROUGH, b. 14 Mar 1854, Haywood Co, NC; d. 22 Jun 1913, Houston Co., TX.

                 iv.       WILLIAM E. YARBROUGH, b. 1855, Haywood Co, NC; d. ? Murdered by Jerry Newberry? 1900.

                  v.       PINKNEY J. YARBROUGH, b. 1858, Haywood Co, NC; d. 1958, Cherokee Co TX.  Burial: 1958, Thompson

                                    Cemetery or some call it the Forest Cemetery, Cherokee Co., TX

                 vi.       POLLY YARBROUGH, b. 1860, Haywood Co, NC.

3.             vii.       SARAH SALLIE NEALY YARBROUGH, b. Nov 1862, Haywood Co, NC; d. Dec 1940, Houston Co., TX.

               viii.       ROBERT L. YARBROUGH, b. 1865, Arkansas.

                  ix.       MONAN BOCIA YARBROUGH, b. 1869, Cherokee Coi TX.

                   x.       CORA LEE YARBROUGH, b. 1873, TX; m. J. E. RAMSEY, 11 Jul 1895, 11 JUL 1895.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  JOSEPHINE2 YARBROUGH (GEORGE WASHINGTON1) was born 14 Mar 1854 in Haywood Co, NC, and died 22 Jun 1913 in Houston Co., TX.  She married (1) LAFAYETTE MILIGAN5 1873 in TX5.  He was born Abt. 1852 in TN.  She married (2) WILLIAM JOSEPH GRAHAM 16 Oct 1883 in Houston Co Texas.  He was born 11 Jul 1846 in AL, and died 11 Mar 1921 in Houston Co TX.

 

Burial: 1913, New Energy Cemetery, Houston Co TX

More About LAFAYETTE MILIGAN: Burial: Probably Milligan Cemetery, Houston Co TX 

Fact 1: 1880, Father born GA, mother born AL

 

Children of JOSEPHINE YARBROUGH and LAFAYETTE MILIGAN are:

                   i.       VERDILEE3 MILIGAN, b. Abt. 1874, Houston Co., TX.

                  ii.       ALMA MILIGAN, b. Abt. 1877, Houston Co., TX.

       

Children of JOSEPHINE YARBROUGH and WILLIAM GRAHAM are:

                 iii.       HENRY L.3 GRAHAM, b. 1879, TX; d. TX; Stepchild.

                 iv.       VINE GRAHAM, d. Bef. 1900, TX.

                  v.       GEORGE GRAHAM, b. 17 Aug 1884, Texas.

                 vi.       MAUDE GRAHAM, b. Feb 1888, Texas.

                vii.       CHARLES DOUGLAS GRAHAM, b. 29 Jul 1892, Texas.

               viii.       HUGH GRAHAM, b. 13 Sep 1895, Texas.

 

3.  SARAH SALLIE NEALY2 YARBROUGH (GEORGE WASHINGTON1) was born Nov 1862 in Haywood Co, NC, and died Dec 1940 in Houston Co., TX.  She married BARTON GREGG 29 Dec 1887 in Houston Co Texas, son of JACOB GREGG and RHODA LOVELADY.  He was born 10 Feb 1859 in Houston Co., Texas, and died 27 Feb 1908 in Houston Co., TX.

       

Children of SARAH YARBROUGH and BARTON GREGG are:

4.                i.       KATIE3 GREGG, b. Dec 1888, Houston Co, TX census.

                  ii.       GEORGIA GREGG, b. Nov 1891, TX; m. HOLLY GOFF; b. 1894.

5.              iii.       JEANNIE GREGG, b. May 1892, TX.

                 iv.       ROBERT GREGG, b. Aug 1895, Texas.

                  v.       LENA GREGG, b. Dec 1897, Texas; m. PHIL POUNDER; b. 1895.

                 vi.       LEOTA GREGG, b. Apr 1900, Cherokee Co, TX.

                vii.       LEONA GREGG, b. Apr 1900, Cherokee Co, TX.

               viii.       TRIPLET THREE GREGG, b. Apr 1900, Cherokee Co, TX; d. Bef. 1910, Cherokee Co, TX.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

4.  KATIE3 GREGG (SARAH SALLIE NEALY2 YARBROUGH, GEORGE WASHINGTON1) was born Dec 1888 in Houston Co, TX census.  She married (1) J. A. FUNDENBUNK.    She married (2) GEORGE TOMIS 1926. 

Child of KATIE GREGG and J. FUNDENBUNK is:

                   i.       HAROLD4 FUNDENBUNK, b. 10 Mar 1927, Cherokee Co, TX.

       

Children of KATIE GREGG and GEORGE TOMIS are:

                  ii.       LIVING4 TOMIS, m. UNKNOWN MOORE.

                 iii.       LIVING TWO TOMIS.

                 iv.       LIVING THREE TOMIS, m. UNKNOWN MCGUIER.

 

 

5.  JEANNIE3 GREGG (SARAH SALLIE NEALY2 YARBROUGH, GEORGE WASHINGTON1) was born May 1892 in TX.  She married HOLLIE GOFF. 

 

Child of JEANNIE GREGG and HOLLIE GOFF is:

                   i.       ESSIE V.4 GOFF, b. 21 Aug 1926, Cherokee Co, TX.

 

 


Endnotes

 

1.  "Early Marriage Bonds of Haywood County, NC  1808-1870" transcribed by James Wooley,  1974. pg. 97..

2.  Houston County marriage index:.

3.  "Early Marriage Bonds of Haywood County, NC  1808-1870" transcribed by James Wooley,  1974. pg. 97..

4.  Houston County marriage index:.

5.  Yarbrough Archives - Ann Broadbent.

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