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John Brother Bowdoin & Louisa B. Middlebrooks

John Brother Bowdoin

Submitted by:  Carolyn Williams Freeman


Generation No. 1

1. JOHN BROTHER2 BOWDOIN (WILLIS1) was born 26 Aug 1825 in Putnam, GA, and died Dec 12, 1890 in Porter Springs, Houston Co., TX. He married LOUISA B MIDDLEBROOKS. She was born 01 Apr 1836 in GA, and died Apr 1897 in Porter Springs, Houston Co., TX.

More About JOHN BROTHER BOWDOIN:

Burial: Bowdoin Cemetery, west of Porter Springs, Houston Co., TX

More About LOUISA B MIDDLEBROOKS:

Burial: Bowdoin Cemetery, west of Porter Springs, Houston Co., TX

Children of JOHN BOWDOIN and LOUISA MIDDLEBROOKS are:

2. i. MARY FRANCES3 BOWDOIN, b. 1854, Monroe Co., GA; d. Porter Springs, Houston Co., TX.

ii. THOMAS OSCAR BOWDOIN, b. 20 May 1856, Monroe, GA; d. 20 Oct 1856, Porter Springs, Houston Co., TX; m. FANNIE LUCRETIA ALLBRIGHT.

More About THOMAS OSCAR BOWDOIN:

Burial: Bowdoin Cemetery, west of Porter Springs, Houston Co., TX

iii. SARAH A BOWDOIN, b. 1859, Monroe, GA; m. JIM BYNUM.

iv. JOHN POWELL BOWDOIN, b. 29 Sep 1862, Monroe, GA; m. ORA LEE.

v. J. HOWARD BOWDOIN, b. 1867, Monroe Co., GA; m. FLORENCE B. ATKINSON.

vi. CHARLES WILLIAM BOWDOIN, b. 01 Mar 1870, Monroe Co., GA; m. ZORA BELLE McRAE.

3. vii. CORRINE FANNIE BOWDOIN, b. 1872, Houston Co., TX; d. 1907, Houston Co., TX.

viii. JESSE EUGENE BOWDOIN, b. 27 Mar 1873, Houston Co., TX; m. ALLIE COOK.

ix. MATTIE LOUISE BOWDOIN, b. 08 Sep 1879, Houston Co., TX; m. JAMES B. OLIVER.

 

Generation No. 2

2. MARY FRANCES3 BOWDOIN (JOHN BROTHER2, WILLIS1) was born 1854 in Monroe Co., GA, and died in Porter Springs, Houston Co., TX. She married THOMAS JEFFERSON SHIVERS Abt. 1875, son of LUTHER SHIVERS and SOPHRONIA VANN. He was born 1856 in Born on the wagon train on the way to Texas., and died 08 Apr 1927 in Houston Co., TX.

Notes for THOMAS JEFFERSON SHIVERS:

1880 Houston Co., TX: SHIVERS, T.J., 25, AR AL AL, farmer; M.F., 26, wife, GA GA GA; Walter, 4, son, TX; ucy, 2, dau, TX; Thomas, 1/12, son, TX

1900 Houston Co., TX: SHIVERS, Thos. J., Dec1854 45, m3yrs, AR TN TN, farmer; Casrime, Mrs., wife, Apr1875, no children, GA GA GA; Thos. J, Jr, son, May1880 20, s, TX AR GA; Oscar K., son, Oct1883 16, TX; Ettie L., dau, Apr1889 11, TX; Minnie O., dau, Apr1891 9, TX

1910 Houston Co., TX: SHIVERS, Thomas J., 58, Wd, AR NC NC; Minnie, dau, 18, s, TX AR GA; Blanche, dau, 8, TX AR GA.

More About THOMAS JEFFERSON SHIVERS:

Burial: Porter Springs Cemetery, Porter Springs, Houston Co., TX

FACT #1: 1880 Houston Co., TX: SHIVERS, T.J., 25, AR AL AL, farmer; M.F., 26, wife, GA GA GA; Walter, 4, son, TX; ucy, 2, dau, TX; Thomas, 1/12, son, TX

FACT #1b: 1900 Houston Co., TX: SHIVERS, Thos. J., Dec1854 45, m3yrs, AR TN TN, farmer; Casrime, Mrs., wife, Apr1875, no children, GA GA GA; Thos. J,Jr, son, May1880 20, s, TX AR GA; Oscar K., son, Oct1883 16, TX; Ettie L., dau, Apr1889 11, TX; Minnie O., dau, Apr18

FACT #1c: 1910 Houston Co., TX: SHIVERS, Thomas J., 58, Wd, AR NC NC; Minnie, dau, 18, s, TX AR GA; Blanche, dau, 8, TX AR GA.

Children of MARY BOWDOIN and THOMAS SHIVERS are:

i. CARRIE4 SHIVERS.

ii. LUCY SHIVERS, b. 1878, TX.

iii. OSCAR K. SHIVERS, b. Oct 1883, TX.

iv. WALTER SHIVERS, b. 1876, TX.

v. THOMAS J. SHIVERS, b. May 1880, TX.

vi. ETTIE LOUISE SHIVERS, b. Apr 1889, TX; d. 1976.

4. vii. MINNIE LEOLA SHIVERS, b. 30 Nov 1890, Houston Co., TX; d. 13 Feb 1984, Crockett, Houston Co., TX.

 

3. CORRINE FANNIE3 BOWDOIN (JOHN BROTHER2, WILLIS1) was born 1872 in Houston Co., TX, and died 1907 in Houston Co., TX. She married THOMAS JEFFERSON SHIVERS Aft. 1890, son of LUTHER SHIVERS and SOPHRONIA VANN. He was born 1856 in Born on the wagon train on the way to Texas., and died 08 Apr 1927 in Houston Co., TX.

Notes for THOMAS JEFFERSON SHIVERS:

1880 Houston Co., TX: SHIVERS, T.J., 25, AR AL AL, farmer; M.F., 26, wife, GA GA GA; Walter, 4, son, TX; ucy, 2, dau, TX; Thomas, 1/12, son, TX

1900 Houston Co., TX: SHIVERS, Thos. J., Dec1854 45, m3yrs, AR TN TN, farmer; Casrime, Mrs., wife, Apr1875, no children, GA GA GA; Thos. J,Jr, son, May1880 20, s, TX AR GA; Oscar K., son, Oct1883 16, TX; Ettie L., dau, Apr1889 11, TX; Minnie O., dau, Apr1891 9, TX

1910 Houston Co., TX: SHIVERS, Thomas J., 58, Wd, AR NC NC; Minnie, dau, 18, s, TX AR GA; Blanche, dau, 8, TX AR GA.

More About THOMAS JEFFERSON SHIVERS:

Burial: Porter Springs Cemetery, Porter Springs, Houston Co., TX

FACT #1: 1880 Houston Co., TX: SHIVERS, T.J., 25, AR AL AL, farmer; M.F., 26, wife, GA GA GA; Walter, 4, son, TX; ucy, 2, dau, TX; Thomas, 1/12, son, TX

FACT #1b: 1900 Houston Co., TX: SHIVERS, Thos. J., Dec1854 45, m3yrs, AR TN TN, farmer; Casrime, Mrs., wife, Apr1875, no children, GA GA GA; Thos. J,Jr, son, May1880 20, s, TX AR GA; Oscar K., son, Oct1883 16, TX; Ettie L., dau, Apr1889 11, TX; Minnie O., dau, Apr18

FACT #1c: 1910 Houston Co., TX: SHIVERS, Thomas J., 58, Wd, AR NC NC; Minnie, dau, 18, s, TX AR GA; Blanche, dau, 8, TX AR GA.

Children of CORRINE BOWDOIN and THOMAS SHIVERS are:

i. BLANCHE4 SHIVERS, b. Abt. 1902.

ii. NORA SHIVERS.

 

Generation No. 3

4. MINNIE LEOLA4 SHIVERS (MARY FRANCES3 BOWDOIN, JOHN BROTHER2, WILLIS1) was born 30 Nov 1890 in Houston Co., TX, and died 13 Feb 1984 in Crockett, Houston Co., TX. She married IRVIN WILSON WILLIAMS, son of EUGENE WILLIAMS and XANTIPPIA ROBINSON. He was born 1879 in Panola Co., TX, and died 1923 in Houston Co., TX.

Children of MINNIE SHIVERS and IRVIN WILLIAMS are:

5. i. MARY AVIS5 WILLIAMS, b. Porter Springs, Houston Co., TX.  She married JOE BYRON "J.B." MOORE.

ii. GORDON AMELIOUS WILLIAMS, b. 12 Sep 1912, Houston Co., TX; d. 05 Mar 1988, Marlin, , TX.

iii. ERVIN WILSON WILLIAMS, b. 19 Nov 1918, Porter Springs, Houston Co., TX; d. 21 Apr 1969, Houston, Harris Co., TX; m. FRANCES LOUISE FLANAGAN; b. 25 Mar 1923, Goodrich, Polk Co., TX; d. 05 Apr 1997, Palestine, Anderson Co., TX.

iv. LETA MAY WILLIAMS, b. 31 Aug 1923, Porter Springs, Houston Co., TX; m. TROY LANGHAM; b. 09 Mar 1918; d. 21 May 2005.

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