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JOHN THOMAS HARKINS AND MARY JANE JONES

John Thomas Harkins & Mary Jane Jones

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 John Thomas Harkins b. Dec 04 1837, Fayette, Fayette Co., Alabama; d. Oct 04 1904; Sugarloaf, Bell Co., Texas; Burial Sugarloaf Cemetery. Reinterred to Killeen Cemetery in 1942. He married Mary Jane Jones Dec 18 1859, b. Jan 12 1845 Fayette, Fayette Co., Alabama; d. Jun 14 1915 Belton, Bell Co., Texas; Burial Sugarloaf Cemetery. Reinterred to Killeen Cemetery in 1942

Served in Civil War as a Captain and was with Robert E. Lee when they surrendered at Appomattox Court House in Virginia . He and his family came to Bell Co., Texas in 1877, settling in Sugarloaf community, which is where Ft. Hood stands today. After his death, his wife moved to Roscoe in Nolan Co., where some of her children already lived. Around 1911 or 1912, she moved back to Bell Co. living with her daughter, Jennie Blair in Belton 

CHILDREN of John Thomas Harkins & Mary Jane Jones:

1. William Walter Harkins; b. Sep 12 1861 Fayette, Fayette Co., Alabama; d. May 30 1939 Roscoe, Nolan Co., Texas; Burial Roscoe City Cemetery; m. Mattie Scroggin; she d. 1897; he m. Fannie Knight; she d. 1923.

2. Elijah Martin Harkins, b. Jan 01 1867 Fayette, Fayette Co., Alabama; d. Jan 10 1915 Sugarloaf, Bell Co., Texas; Burial Sugarloaf Cemetery. Reinterred to Killeen Cemetery in 1942. He married Sallie E. Bone, Nov 08 1893; she d. Sep 10 1953

3. Mamie Harkins, b. Jan 08 1869 Fayette, Fayette Co., Alabama; d. Mar 02 1957 Roscoe, Nolan Co., Texas; Burial Roscoe City Cemetery; married  William D. Haney 1886; he d. Sep 26 1939

4. John J. Harkins, b. Mar 03 1871 Fayette, Fayette Co., Alabama; d. Mar 09 1935 Roscoe, Nolan Co., Texas; Burial Roscoe City Cemetery; married Mary Montgomery; she d. Jan 30 1965.

5. Jennie Lena Harkins, b. Nov 30 1873 Fayette, Fayette Co., Alabama; d. Jun 06 1954 Austin, Texas; Burial North Belton Cemetery in Belton , Texas; m. James B. Blair, 1891; he d. Apr 07 1937

6. Hugh Posey Harkins, b. Dec 24 1875 Fayette, Fayette Co., Alabama; d. May 21 1955 Dallas, Texas; Burial Sweetwater City Cemetery; Occupation Farmer, Tax Assessor, Real Estate; he m. Nettie Eoff, Jun 05 1898; she d. Sep 13 1954.

7. Paul Erie Harkins, b. Nov 14 1878 Sugarloaf, Bell Co., Texas; d. Jul 17 1948 Sweetwater, Texas; Burial Sweetwater City Cemetery; he m. Emma Eoff, Jun 30 1901; she d. Aug 25 1980.

8. Kenneth Stewart Harkins, b. Feb 26 1881 Sugarloaf, Bell Co., Texas; d. May 23 1960 Waco, Texas; Burial Rosemound Cemetery in Waco , Texas; he m. Bessie E. Strickland, Jul 12 1898; she d. Jul 17 1976.

9. Worth Smith Harkins, b. Mar 09 1883 Sugarloaf, Bell Co., Texas; d. Apr 01 1970 Killeen, Texas; Burial Killeen City Cemetery; Occupation Farmer; he m . Bessie C. Morton Sep 28 1902 Sugarloaf, Bell Co., Texas; she d. Jun 11 1960.

10. Elvy Arlington Harkins, b. Aug 05 1885 Sugarloaf, Bell Co., Texas; d. Jun 26 1886 Sugarloaf, Bell Co., Texas; Burial Sugarloaf Cemetery. Reinterred to Killeen Cemetery in 1942.

11. Birdie Katherine Harkins, b. Jul 13 1887 Sugarloaf, Bell Co., Texas; d. Dec 24 1971 San Saba, San Saba Co., Texas; Burial Richland Springs, Texas; she m. Benjamin E. Kattes,  Jul 10 1904; he d. Aug 01 1966.

 

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