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CLAYTON CEMETERY

158 County Road 1521 – Carthage TX 75633

 

320553 N

0942829 W

 

Indexed by Kay Mauritzen

 

Additional genealogical info compiled by Marylee W. Knight

Some Clayton Tombstone Genealogy by Lolene Newman

photos submitted by Lolene Newman

 

ALLEN,  J.L. (Jesse Leeman)

Apr 9, 1886 – Mar 11, 1890

Parents: Lawrence Daniel Allen and Lillie Arabell Allison

 

ALLISON,  Frank W.  (Frank Washington)    

May 21, 1837 – Nov 23, 1921

Spouse: Rebeca Caroline Ramsey

Per 1900 Census: Franklin Allison was born in GA and both his parents were born in NC

 

ALLISON,  Lindsey    

1866 – 1900

Parents: Frank Washington Allison and Rebeca Caroline Ramsey

Misc: Died from typhoid fever that he contracted while working in Galveston following the devastating floods from the 1900 hurricane.

Per 1900 Census:  Lindsey Allison was born Aug 1866 in AL.  He was a farmer and still living in the household with his parents Franklin and Rebecca Allison

 

ALLISON,  Rebecca Caroline

Jun 6, 1841 – Jan 7, 1911

Spouse: Frank Washington Allison

Per 1900 Census: Was born in AL, her father in TN and her mother in KY.  It showed that Rebecca and Franklin had been married for 6 years, that Rebecca had given birth to six children all of whom were still living.

 

ANDERS,  Claude      

1872 – 1954

Spouse: Mattie McIlwaine

 

ANDERS,  Gladney G.  (George Gladney Anders)      

1903 – 1983   (Apr 20, 1903 – Aug 16, 1983)

Parents: Claude Anders and Mattie McIlwain

Spouse: 1st Jessie L. Fleming, 2nd Maudie Farmer

 

ANDERS,  Hazel         (Willie Hazel Ross)

1914 – 1964  (Apr 25, 1914 – Aug 30, 1964)

Parents: Jessie E. Ross and Verna Duke

Spouse: Oswald D. Anders – mar 1934

 

ANDERS,  Infant Son 

Oct 12, 1943 – Oct 12, 1943

Parents: George Gladney Anders and Jessie L. Fleming

 

ANDERS,  Jessie Lee

1902 – 1965  (May 14, 1902 – Apr 25, 1965)

Parnets: John Fleming and Sudie Alexander

Spouse: George Gladney Anders

 

ANDERS,  Mattie (McIlwain) 

1876 – 1958

Spouse: Claude Anders

Misc: Sister of Weaver G. McIlwain

 

ANDERS,  Oswald D. (Oswald Dawson)       

1914 – 1991  (Dec 19, 1992 per TX Death Index)

Spouse: Willie Hazel Ross - mar 1934

 

ANDERS,  Robert Clyde

Mar 20, 1907 – Apr 19, 1986

Spouse: 1st Velma Massey, 2nd Odeal Hornsby Haley Whaley

 

APPLEBY,  George N.  (George Nunn)

1867 – 1955  (Jan 8, 1867 Seale, Russel Co AL – Apr 25, 1955)

Parents: T.L. Appleby and Charlotte E. Nunn

Spouse: Mattie Oza Nye

 

APPLEBY,  Oza   (Mattie Oza)          

1891 – 1980  (Jul 6, 1891 Flint, Upson Co GA – May 19, 1980)

Parents: Robert Nye Minter and Eliza Ellen Story

Spouse: George Nunn Appleby

 

ARNOLD,  Charles A.

1907 – 1940

Spouse: 1st husband of Margie Lawrence (she 2nd mar Thomas R. Baker – see below)

Per Obit:  Born Jan 4, 1907 in Rusk Co; Former resident of Carthage who joined the Kilgore Police Department and accidentally shot himself at age 33 while cleaning a pistol; Survived by his mother Mrs. Emily Arnold, his spouse, one child Dixiana; his brothers and sisters Dewey, Curtis, Dennis, Jack, Mrs. Hollis Sparks and Mrs. O.R. Davis, also his half brothers Bill, Brady, Robertus, Will and Marshall; A find upright citizen, a good man, a kind father and husband and a devoted son; Services at Kilgore Baptist Church; Burial in Clayton Cem – The Panola Watchman, Jul 11, 1940

 

ASH,  Enoch E.           

Mar 23, 1869 – Jul 28, 1897

Parents: John N. Ash and Sarah Elizabeth Guinn

Spouse: Sophronia Nelson

Per History of Panola County:  Sophronia “Fronie Nelson 1st married Enoch L. Ash and 2nd W.F. Bryan

 

ASH,  Infant Daughter 

Apr 10, 1910 – Apr 10, 1910

Parents:  R.T. Ash and  Jennie Lawrence

 

ASH,  J.N.       (John N.)

Aug 31, 1837 – May 12, 1917

Spouse:  Sarah Elizabeth Guinn – mar Mar 3, 1863

Per obit:  Survivors: sons R.P. Ash, Dr. Jesse Ash, R.T. Ash; daughter Mrs. W.W. Vandigriff  (J. Ellen Ash); Three children preceded him in death; Came to TX at age 6 – The Panola Watchman, Mar 16, 1917 – Per Marriage Record:  J.H. Ash married Elizabeth Guinn Mar 3, 1863, Per Census Records: Name is John N. Ash.

 

ASH,  John V.             

Feb 13, 1864 – Aug 15, 1885

Parents: John N. Ash and Sarah Elizabeth Guinn

Spouse: Sarah Jane Williamson

 

ASH,  Mary Elizabeth Nelson  

Jun 2, 1868 – Aug 25, 1922

Parents: Joseph H. Nelson and Amanda M. Davis

Spouse:  Reubin Pink Ash

Per Obit: Mary Eliza Ash; Died Aug 25, 1922 of an illness of several months caused by a goiter; Buried at the Clayton Cemetery beside her relatives; Survived by spouse Mr. Ash, her son Enroll Frances Ash, her daughters Mrs. Gifte Frances and Mrs. Berna Reeves, her sister Mrs. Romines; Out of town relatives were Mrs. T.A. Boren, Mrs. Jesse Johnson, Miss Gladys Vandergriff, Joseph Nelson – The Panola Watchman, Aug 30, 1922 – Per History of Panola County:  She was the daughter of Joseph H. Nelson and Amanda M. Davis.  Mary Elizabeth and Reubin Pink Ash had Earnest, Gifty and Berna.

 

ASH,  Mary Myrle  (Raybun)

Jul 23, 1905 – Feb 3, 1980

Parents: Sanford Houston Raybun and Alice Isabel Duke

Spouse: William Roscoe Ash

 

ASH,  Minnie  (Vann)

Oct 9, 1886 – Jan 15, 1982

Spouse: Ernest Ash

 

ASH,  N. Ernest          

1886 – 1918

Spouse: Minnie Vann

 

ASH,  Noel     

1914 – 1914

Parents: N. Ernest Ash and Minnie Vann

 

ASH,  Pott

? - died Aug 4, 1897

Per Obit:  Died Aug 4, 1897, lived in Clayton – The Panola Watchman, Aug 4, 1897

 

ASH,  Reubin Pink      

Dec 22, 1866 – Jun 10, 1939

Parents: John N. Ash and Sarah Elizabeth Guinn

Spouse: Mary Elizabeth Nelson

Per 1900 Census was the son of R.N. & Sarah E. Ash – Per History of Panola County:  Mary Elizabeth Nelson and Reubin Pink Ash had Earnest, Gifty and Berna

 

ASH,  Sgt. Sanford W. 1924 – 1945 – Casualty of WW II

Parents: William Roscoe Ash and Mary Myrle Raybun

Per Obit: Sgt. Samford W. Ash; Died Feb 10, 1945 in WW II action over Luzon; Resided in Carthage; Member of the flight corps of heavy-type bomber; Survived by parents Mr. And Mrs. Roscoe Ash – The Panola Watchman, Mar 1, 1945

 

ASH,  Sarah  (Sarah Jane Williamson)

Nov 22, 1809 – Jan 27, 1888

Spouse: John V. Ash

 

ASH,  Sarah E.  (Sarah Elizabeth Guinn)          

Jan 8, 1847 – Feb 5, 1922

Spouse: John N. Ash – mar Mar 3, 1863

 

ASH, William Roscoe

Jun 11, 1901 – Dec 31, 1979

Parents: John William Ash and Leta Adella Austin

Spouse: Mary Myrle Raybun

 

BAILEY,  Annie Mae

Dec 29, 1902 – Mar 29, 1983

Parents: Will Snelson and Annie Rebecca House

Spouse: William Fred Bailey

 

BAILEY,  Bettie          

Aug 17, 1893 – Oct 29, 1895

Parents: T.M. Bailey and Mae _______

 

BAILEY,  Beulah H.    (Martha Beulah Harmon)

Jul 9, 1889 – Nov 16, 1990

Per TX Death Index: Martha Beulah Bailey, died Nov 16, 1980

Spouse: Fletcher H. Bailey

 

BAILEY, Brenda

Jun 30, 1998 – Oct 5, 1998

Parents: Vernon Whitten and LaDell Wheaton

Spouse: Charles B. Bailey

Misc: Info from funeral home record

 

BAILEY,  Clyde “Mutt”          

1910 – May 18, 1969

Per TX Death Index: Died May 18, 1969

 

BAILEY,  Columbus Davis      

Feb 1864 Flint, Upson Co GA – Jan 31, 1924

Parents: John Monroe Bailey and Frances Cariker

Spouse: Willie May Copeland

Children: Lucille, Johnny, Java, Clyde, Myrtle

 

BAILEY,  Erma Hazel 

1910 – 1910

Parents: Will C. Bailey and  Lola ________

 

BAILEY,  Fletcher H.             

Nov 30, 1883 – Jan 23, 1968

Spouse: Martha Beulah Harmon

Per TX Death Index: Fletcher Bailey, born Nov 30, 1884, died Jan 23, 1968 in Victoria Co TX

 

BAILEY,  Frances      

Jun 19, 1831 – Jun 26, 1908

Parents: __________ Cariker

Spouse: John Monroe Bailey

 

BAILEY,  Infant Son   

May 15, 1916 – May 26, 1916

Parents: Fletcher H. Bailey and Martha Beulah Harmon

 

BAILEY,  J.H.  (James H.)      

Jul 30, 1850 Zebulon, Pike Co GA – Nov 14, 1913

Parents: John Monroe Bailey and Frances Cariker

Per obit of his father in The Panola Watchman Mar 28, 1906, J.H. was the son of John Bailey

Spouse: Mary S. ___________

 

BAILEY,  J.M.    (John Monroe Bailey)

Jun 19, 1826 – Mar 26, 1906

Spouse: Frances ___________

 

BAILEY,  Jennings B. 

Nov 30, 1896 – Jan 12, 1897

Parents: James H. Bailey and Mary S. ________

 

BAILEY,  Johnny Monroe       

1907 – 1963  (Dec 22, 1907 – Mar 12, 1963)

Parents: Columbus Davis Bailey and Willie Mae Copeland

 

BAILEY,  Lola B.       

1885 – 1969

Spouse: Will C. Bailey

Per TX Death Index: Lola Bailey, born Oct 25, 1885, died Feb 15, 1969

 

BAILEY, Martha Beulah

Jul 09, 1889 – Nov 16, 1980

Parents: Andrew Jackson Harmon and Mary Sorrell

Spouse: Fletcher H. Bailey

 

BAILEY,  Mary S.      

May 9, 1856 – Nov 17, 1896

Spouse: James H. Bailey

 

BAILEY,  Ona Hazel              

Apr 24, 1910 – Jan 14, 1913

Parents: Will C. Bailey and Lola ________

 

BAILEY,  Ray

Mar 4, 1915 – Mar 29, 1915

Parents: Fletcher H. Bailey and Martha Beulah Harmon

 

BAILEY,  Raymond O.           

Jan 9, 1892 – Jan 16, 1892

Parents: James H. Bailey and Mary S. ______

 

BAILEY,  Will C.  (William C.)           

Oct 1, 1878 – Sep 15, 1957

Parents: Tom Bailey and _______

Misc:  Grandson of John Monroe Bailey and Frances Cariker, Brother of Docia Bailey, On 1900 Census, both William and Docia were living in the household of their uncle, Columbus Davis Bailey, as were John Monroe and Frances Bailey, the parents of Columbus.

 

BAILEY, William Fred

Sep 30, 1894 – Feb 19, 1977

Parents: Charles A. Bailey and Nancy J. Lindsey

Spouse: Annie Mae Snelson

 

BAILEY,  Willie Mae              

May 27, 1882 – Jan 15, 1914

Parents: William Cannon Copeland and Tobitha Jones Prior (bur Strong Cem, Rusk Co)

Spouse: Columbus Davis Bailey

Children: Lucille, Johnny, Java, Clyde, Myrtle

 

BAKER,  Alfred F.      (Alfred Fritz “Alf”)

1868 – 1952  (Sep 7, 1869 – Apr 26, 1952)

Father: Henry Baker

Spouse: Frances Marion Bryan

Per History of Panola County:  Alfred Fritz Baker and his wife Frances Marion Bryan and their two small children, Henry and Lillie, came to Clayton from Alabama around 1900. Alfred F. was the son of Peter Baker who was born in KY, but reared his family near Horton AL.

 

BAKER,  Frances M.   (Frances Marion Bryan)

1868 – 1929  (Per obit: Nov 7, 1868 – Jun 22, 1929)

Parents: W.M. Bryan and Delilah Knowles

Spouse Alfred Fritz “Alf” Baker

Per Obit: Mrs. A.F. Baker, Born Nov 7, 1868, Died June 22, 1929; Survived by sons Henry, Jesse, Leonard and M. Baker; daughters Mrs. R.B. Carter, Mrs. B.W. Reed, Mrs. Albert Dry; brothers Mr. Rice and Tebe Bryan; 13 grandchildren – The Panola Watchman, Jun 26, 1929 – Per History of Panola County:  Alfred Fritz Baker and his wife Frances Marion Bryan and their two small children, Henry and Lillie, came to Clayton from Alabama around 1900.  Frances’ parents W.M. Bryan and Delilah Knowles came with them to TX.  Their children were Henry Mansfield, Lillie M., Virgie B., Jimmy, Jesse Stephen, Leonard, Alf, Frances.

 

BAKER,  James M.     (James Monroe

1900 – 1961  (Aug 7, 1900 – Oct 9, 1962)

Parents: Alfred Fritz Baker and Marion Frances Bryan)

Spouse: Ollie Cassity

Per History of Panola County:  Jimmy was born Aug 7, 1900 and married Ollie Cassity.  Their children were William Alfred and Ida Frances.

 

BAKER,  Ollie M.        (Ollie Mae Cassity)

1905 - 1982

Parents: William Rufus Cassity and Ida Jane Hodges

Per History of Panola County:  James M. “Jimmy” was born Aug 7, 1900 and married Ollie Cassity.  Their children were William Alfred and Ida Frances. – Per TX Death Index:  Ollie Baker, born May 23, 1909, died Apr 1, 1996

 

BAKER, Thomas Randolph

Nov 24, 1915 – Mar 1, 1990

Parents: Hugh L. Baker, Sr. and Olive Freeman

Spouse: Margie Lawrence  (Margie’s 1st husband -  Charles A. Arnold – see above)

 

BAKER,  Twins of A.F. & F.M. Baker            1899 – 1899

Per History of Panola County:  Alf and Frances, the children of Alfred Fritz Baker and Frances Marion Bryan.

 

BANKS,  Annie   (Annie Whitaker)

1846 – 1938  (Jan 9, 1846 in SC – Aug 5, 1938)

Spouse: George W. Banks

Per Obit:  Mrs. G.W. Banks; Born Jan 9, 1846 in SC; Died Aug 5, 1938; Resided in Clayton for about 50 years; Survived by sister Mrs. N.F. Whitaker of Hartwell GA; United with the Methodist Church at an early age; Services in Clayton and buried in Clayton Cem – The Panola Watchman, Aug 18, 1938

 

BANKS,  G.W.    (George W.)

Feb 28, 1848 – Jun 11, 1919

Parents: Thomas J. Banks and Catherine A. Jordan

Per 1900 Census: George W. Banks was born in GA as were both his parents; his wife is listed as Martha A. ; They are recorded as having been married for 12 years with no children born of the marriage.  Living in the household with them was Martha’s mother Elizabeth Pinkney Morris, the widow of John Morris.

 

BANKS,  Katherine A.           

Jun 16, 1817 – Oct 13, 1882

Spouse: Thomas J. Banks

Per Marriage Records:  T.J. Banks married Katherine Jordan in 1839 in Pike Co GA.  Per census records of 1870, 1880 and 1900:  Their children are William (deaf and dumb) born ca 1844, George W. born ca 1845, James M. born ca 1851,

 

BANKS,  T.J.  (Thomas J.)    

Nov 28, 1819 – Apr 19, 1893

Spouse: Katherine A. Jordan

Per Marriage Records:  T.J. Banks married Katherine Jordan in 1839 in Pike Co GA.  Per census records of 1870, 1880 and 1900:  Their children are William born ca 1844, George W. born ca 1845, James M. born ca 1851 (married M.C. Garrison Dec 16, 1875)

 

BANKS,  W.H.  (William H.)  

1844 – Jun 15, 1896

Parents: Thomas J. Banks and Katherine A. Jordan

Per 1870 Census:  William H. Banks was the son of T.J. Banks and Katherine Jordan and was deaf and dumb.  Despite these handicaps, he lived farmer who lived independently – Per Marriage Records: W.H. Banks married Mrs. Sallie Nail Dec 24, 1895.

 

BARFIELD,  Mary     

1907 – 1932

Spouse: James C. Barfield

Misc: James C. Barfield died Dec 14, 1949 in Liberty Co TX

 

BARTON,  Avis M.  (Avis M. Smith)  

1905 – 1974

Spouse: Vernon Barton

 

BARTON,  Vernon     

1905 – 1961  (Dec 15, 1905 – Mar 10, 1961)

Parents: Jim Barton and Bama Miller

Spouse: Avis M. Smith

 

BECKHAM,  Mrs. J.E.  (Sallie Reeves)          

Jun 6, 1879 – Oct 18, 1934

Spouse: 1st wife of John Ernest Beckham

 

BECKHAM,  John Ernest       

1879 – 1968  (Apr 25, 1879 in GA  – Mar 17, 1968)

Parents: Thomas Calvin Beckham and Fannie Cariker

Spouse:  1st Sally Reeves, 2nd Viloma Cates

 

BECKHAM,  Viloma              

Jul 6, 1904 – Sep 6, 1983

Parents: Posey Cates and Lydia Florence Burks   

Spouse: John Ernest Beckham

 

BECKHAM,  Will M.    (William Morton)       

Oct 4, 1881 in GA – Jan 18, 1973

Parents: Thomas Calvin Beckham and Fannie Cariker

 

BELK,  Alva C.           1876 – 1877

Parents: Jasper M. Belk and Elise A. Satterwhite

 

BELK,  Benjamin Franklin       

May 21, 1877 – Sep 12, 1934

Parents: Joseph F. Belk and Hattie Roquemore

Spouse: Mattie Hewitt – married Oct 28, 1904

Per Obit: Buried at Clayton Cemetery; Survived by parents Hattie Roquemore and Joe F. Belk, his spouse of 30 years Mattie Hewitt Belk, a son, two daughters, two brothers and a sister; Was an invalid for 12 years and death was a merciful release from pain and helplessness – The Panola Watchman, Sep 20, 1934

 

BELK,  Birto Mae        (Birto Mae Finigan)

May 9, 1902 - _________

Spouse: Jim Wells Belk

 

BELK,  Elise A.  (Elise A. Satterwhite)

1854 – 1892

Spouse:  1st wife of Jasper M. Belk – married Sep 10, 1874

 

BELK,  Hattie             

Dec 17, 1848 – Feb 2, 1918  (Born in TX per 1900 Census)

Parents: H.A.D. Roquemore and Adaline ______________

Spouse: Joseph F. Belk

 

BELK,  J.F.     (Joseph F. Belk)          

Apr 9, 1847 – Jan 4, 1922   (Born in GA per 1900 Census)

Parents: Denson Belk and Margaret ________

Spouse: Hattie Roquemore

 

BELK,  Jacob B.         

1848 – 1883

Spouse: Sarah J. ____________

Per 1880 Census:  Household consisted of Jacob B. Belk born ca 1849 in GA, his wife Sarah J. who was born ca 1859 in AL, their daughter Claudia who was born ca 1878 in TX and Claudia’s mother Emily M. Harley who was born ca 1816 in SC.   Per Marriage Records:  J.B. Belk married Sally A. Harley on Mar 27, 1873.

 

BELK,  Jim Wells        

May 17, 1891 – Sep 8, 1952

Parents: Joseph F. Belk and Hattie Roquemore

Spouse: Birto Mae Finigan

 

BELLAMY,  Howell Davis      

1896 – 1959

Parents: James R. Bellamy and Mary E. Allen – married  Dec 12, 1882

Spouse: Othel Elizabeth Wedgeworth

 

BELLAMY,  Jane Elizabeth                  1952 – 1965

Parents: Douglas D. Bellamy and Lorene Alvis

Per TX Death Index, died Oct 6, 1965 in Harris Co TX

 

BELLAMY, Othel Elizabeth

1894 – 1974

Parents: Lawrence L. Wedgeworth and Minnie M. Lake – married 23 Aug 1885

Spouse: Howell Davis Bellamy

 

BONE, David O.

Apr 14, 1925 – Apr 03, 1990

Spouse: Elizabeth Mauritzen

 

BONE,  Jerry Lynn                 

Born & died Nov 29, 1948

Parents: David O. Bone and Elizabeth Mauritzen

 

BRICE, Lula

1878 - ?

Parents: Joseph Jasper Raybun and Mary Elizabeth Brooks

Spouse:    ___________ Brice

Child: Turner Brice

 

BRIERY,  Rose Annie  (Rose Annie Byrd)      

1867 – 1939     (Jul 17, 1867 – Jan 2, 1939)

Spouse: Warren S. Briery

Per Obit: Mrs. W.S. Briery; Died Jan 2, 1939; Born Jul 17, 1867; Survived by spouse Warren S. Briery and children Bryon, George and Robert Briery and Mrs. Larry Burrows; A good wife and mother; Gentle, kind and patient; Lived a consistent Christian life; Buried in Clayton Cem – The Panola Watchman, Jan 5, 1939

 

BRIERY,  Warren S.    (Warren Steven Briery 

1857 – 1943  (May 10, 1857 – Oct 1, 1943)

Parents: Jack Briery and a Miss Osgood

Spouse: Rose Annie Byrd

 

BRITTON,  Clifford Vivue  (Clifford Vivue Robinson)             

Feb 23, 1890 in Molina GA – Mar 7, 1979

Parents: W.T. Robinson and Mary Bradberry

Spouse: Webster G. Britton

 

BRITTON,  Webster G.  (Webster George Britton)

Oct 15, 1886 – Aug 21, 1943

Parents: George Britton and Martha Taylor

Spouse: Clifford Vivue Robinson

Per Obit:  Webb Britton; Died at age 56 on Aug 21, 1943 of heart trouble; Born Oct 15, 1886 in Panola Co near Dotson; Survived by spouse and siblings Jim, George, Grady, Edwin, Evie, Bessie and Minnie Britton; Member of the Baptist Church and of the Woodman of the World Lodge; Buried in Clayton Cem – The Panola Watchman, Sep 2, 1943

 

BRIXEY, Christopher C.

Apr 30, 1909 – Sep 1, 1993

Spouse: Sadie _________

 

BROWN,  Frank        

1887 – 1887

Parents: J. & T.V.

 

BROWN,  James G.   

Jan 22, 1834 – Jan 25, 1904

Spouse: Rachel Elizabeth Garrison

 

BROWN,  Rachel Elizabeth     

Nov 15, 1847, Cobb Co GA – Jul 29, 1911, Cushing, Nacogdoches Co TX

Spouse: James G. Brown

Misc: Died at age 63 years, 8 months and 14 days

Per Obit:  Uncle “Dick” Garrison died on July 30, 1911 at his son’s home in West Carthage; Survivors his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren; The remains of his daughter, Mrs. Brown, were also brought to Clayton and buried next to her father; They passed away the same day – The Panola Watchman, Aug 2, 1911

 

BROWN,  Ms. Sarah E.         

Apr 21, 1823 – Feb 21, 1906

 

BRYAN,  Delilah A.     (Delilah A. Knowles)

May 1, 1845 – Feb 3, 1912

Spouse: William M. Bryan

Per History of Panola County:  Delilah Knowles who married W.M. Bryan in AL, they lived near Athens AL.  Their daughter Frances Marion Bryan (1869-1929) married Alfred Fritz Baker in AL. The Bakers and the Bryans came to TX together about 1896.  Their son Rice Bryan also came with them.

 

BRYAN,  Durwin L.               

Oct 19, 1928 – Feb 22, 1929

Parents: Wylie Barto Bryan and  Mary Emily __________

Per Obit, died on February 28, 1929 at age of four months, buried beside his mother who had died four months earlier – The Panola Watchman, March 6, 1929

 

BRYAN,  E.J. “Joe”                

Apr 4, 1883 – Jun 21, 1936

Per Obit:  Born Mar 4, 1883; Died Jun 21, 1936; Survived by brothers W.P. of Clayton, B.H. and Wiley Barto,  both of Marshall and sisters Mrs. Epsy Adams of Columbus OH and Mrs. Alice Wright of Houston; Services held in Clayton – The Panola Watchman, Jul 2, 1936

 

BRYAN,  Emma C.                

Jan 15, 1874 – Dec 30, 1922

Spouse: William Rice Bryan

 

BRYAN,  Georgia T.  

1889 – 1946

Parents: William W. Vandergriff and Ellen J. Ash – married Jul 12, 1877

Spouse: Richard S. Bryan

 

BRYAN,  Joel C.        

1906 – 1967

 

BRYAN, M. Richard

1916 – 1980

Parents: Richard S. Bryan and Georgia R. Vandigriff

 

BRYAN,  Mary Emily 

Feb 17, 1890 – Oct 24, 1928

Spouse: Wylie Barto Bryan

 

BRYAN,  Mary J.       

Feb 27, 1848 – Apr 10, 1924

Misc: Sister of Wylie Barto Bryan

 

BRYAN,  Richard S.               

1883 – 1937

Spouse: Georgia T. Vandigriff

 

BRYAN,  Sophronia               

Oct 27, 1870 – Aug 2, 1952

Parents: Joseph H. Nelson and Amanda M. Davis

Spouse: 1st Enoch L. Ash, 2nd W.F. Bryan  (She had no children)

 

BRYAN,  W.F.           

Sep 30, 1875 – May 5, 1952

Spouse: Sophronia Nelson Ash

 

BRYAN,  W.M. (William M.) 

Dec 30, 1842 – Jan 17, 1904

Spouse: Delilah Knowles

Per Obit: Died of Bright’s disease; Came to TX in 1893 – The Panola Watchman, Jan 20, 1904 – Per History of Panola County: Was a Hardshell Baptist preacher, the father of Frances Marion Bryan who married Alfred Fritz Baker.

 

 

BRYAN,  William Rice

Jun 25, 1874 – Mar 28, 1931

Per Obit: Born and reared in Panola County; Died March 29, 1931 from a stroke of paralysis; Resided in Shreveport LA; Buried at Clayton next to spouse; Survived by five sons, a daughter and a brother-in-law A.F. Baker of Clayton – The Panola Watchman, Apr 1, 1931   Per 1900 Census he was born July 1874 in GA, his father was born in AL and his mother in GA.  He was a blacksmith by trade.  His wife was Emma. – Per History of Panola County: Was the soon of W.M. Bryan and Delilah Knowles.

 

BRYAN,  Wylie Barto

Jun 2, 1889 – Mar 27, 1956

Spouse: Mary Emily __________

 

BUTLER, Clyde J.

1925 – 1995

Parents: Dick Johnston Butler and Vera Loucile “Dutch” Bebb

 

BUTLER, Dick Johnston

(No dates on stone)  Feb 28, 1887 – May 2, 1977

Parents: George Butler and Ida Johnston

Spouse: Vera Loucile “Dutch” Bebb

 

BUTLER, Dutch  (Vera Loucile Bebb)

(No dates on Stone)  Jul 28, 1889 – Jan 15, 1964

Parents John Bebb and Minnie Bell Harrison

Spouse: Dick Johnston Butler

 

BUTLER,  Linda Jane             

Oct 17, 1948 – Jul 7, 1954

Parents: Vernon J. Butler and Jane Latham

 

BUTLER, Vernon Jackson

Dec 17, 1922 – Jul 28, 1981

Parents: Thomas Jackson Butler and Carrie Beatrice Dry

Spouse: Jane Latham

 

BYRD,  Alice Fay       

Born and died Jan 1, 1938

 

BYRD, Annie Lou

1852 - 1933

 

BYRD, Arville 

Feb 22, 1919 – Feb 12, 1951

 

BYRD,  Billy Joe          1934 – 1935

 

BYRD,  Donald W.      (Donald Wayne Byrd)

1944 – 1947  (Apr 27, 1905 – Jul 1, 1947)

Parents: Cornelius Byrd and Erma Lou Risinger

Misc: Died of leukemia in Galveston

 

BYRD,  Ella M.  (Ella M. Jones)          

Sep 19, 1875 – Feb 2, 1945

Spouse: Raymond J. Byrd

 

BYRD,  Harwell C.     

Dec 30, 1892 – Feb 3, 1960

Parents: John M. Byrd and Emma Bracken

 

BYRD,  Herron           

Apr 17, 1925 – Sep 27, 1929

Misc: Buried near Orvil Byrd

Per Obit: Resided at Buncomb; Survived by his father Mr. Tom Byrd, six sisters and two brothers; Funeral services conducted by Rev. Vermillion. – The Panola Watchman, Oct 9, 1929

 

BYRD,  J.M.                1869 – 1936

Per Obit: John M. Byrd; A Panola County farmer who died after being hit by a truck carrying a load of watermelons to Carthage; Survived by six sons and five daughters most of whom reside in or near Carthage; Services at Clayton Baptist Church and buried in cemetery there – The Panola Watchman, Jul 2, 1936

 

BYRD,  James Tom    

Mar 28, 1876 – Mar 3, 1930

Spouse: Mary Ann ________

 

BYRD,  John B.          

Oct 18, 1891 – Feb 4, 1940

 

BYRD,  Mary Ann      

Aug 22, 1888 – May 10, 1927

Spouse: James Tom Byrd

 

BYRD,  Nellie May      Jan 1903 – Aug 25, 1905

Per Obit: Was 2 years, seven months and 25 days old at time of death; Survivors Mr. & Mrs. R.J. Byrd and an aunt; Burial in Clayton Cem – The Panola Watchman, Sep 6, 1904

 

BYRD,  Orvil W.        

Feb 22, 1919 – Feb 12, 1951 – Died in Korea, buried here Sep 22, 1951

 

BYRD,  Raymond J.                

Dec 27, 1871 – Oct 18, 1936

Spouse: Ella M. Jones

 

BYRD,  Renzie

May 26, 1877 in GA – Mar 6, 1970

Parents: Robert Minter and _________

Spouse: S.P. Byrd – married Oct 15, 1901

 

BYRD, Robert E. Lee

Sep 1878 – Nov 3, 1908

Spouse: Alabama Byrd – married Dec 31, 1903

Per Obit:  Robert E. Lee Byrd – Age 30 – Died Nov 3, 1908 of black jaundice after much suffering; Survivors wife, two sons, mother, three brothers and a sister; Buried in Clayton Cem; Last words, “I am nearly gone.” – The Panola Watchman, Dec 9, 1908

 

BYRD,  S.P.    (S. Plummer)   

Apr 20, 1874 – Sep 19, 1928

Spouse: Renzie Minter – married Oct 15, 1901

 

BYRD,  Zera               

Jan 27, 1903 – Sep 15, 1906

Parents: S. Plummer Byrd and Renzie Minter

Per Obit: Born in 1903; Was three years, seven months and 17 days old at time of death; Burial in Clayton Cem; Survivors her parents Mr. & Mrs. Blunner Byrd; Services were held by Bro. Long – The Panola Watchman, Oct 3, 1906

 

CARIKER,  Adeline                

1819 – Jul 19, 1897

CARIKER,Spouse: Jacob S. Cariker – married Jan 25, 1839 in Pike Co GA

Per Obit: Born between 1809 and 1819; Died Jul 18, 1879 after a protracted and painful illness; Survivors her husband Jacob Cariker and her sons George and Jesse Cariker – The Panola Watchman, Jul 23, 1879 – Per History of Panola County:  Jacob S. Cariker married Adeline Jordan on Jan 25, 1839 in Pike Co GA.  They came to TX in 1844.  Their children were George, Joe, Jesse W., Julia Frances and Dora.

 

CARIKER,  Caroline A.  (Caroline A. Brooks)           

Jan 4, 1834 in Henry Co GA – Oct 10, 1904

Spouse: Jefferson M. Cariker

Per Obit: Caroline A. Brooks Cariker; Born 1834 in GA; Died Oct 10, 1904; Survivors her husband Jeff Cariker, two sons, two daughters and grandchildren; Born in Henry Co GA and moved to Panola County three years before her death – The Panola Watchman, Oct 12, 1904 – Per History of Panola County:  Jeff M. Cariker and his wife Caroline A. and their children John, Nim and Emma, came to Clayton in the 1890’s.

 

CARIKER,  Emily J.               

Jan 9, 1858 – Jul 25, 1864

Parnets: Jacob S. Cariker and Adaline Jordan

 

CARIKER,  Gary Douglas      

Jun 9, 1947 – Jun 10, 1947 

Parents: Douglas Cariker and Bonnie Rainwater

 

CARIKER,  Henry C.             

Oct 21, 1844 – Feb 23, 1863

Parents: Jacob S. Cariker and Adaline Jordan

 

CARIKER,  Infant       

Born and died Mar 29, 1871

Parents: J.W. Cariker and G.A. Lawrence – married Dec 29, 1869

 

CARIKER,  J.M.         (Jefferson M. Cariker)

June 5, 1835 – July 29, 1922

Spouse: Caroline Brooks

Per History of Panola County:  Jeff M. Cariker, the brother of Jacob S. Cariker, came to TX in the 1890’s with his wife Caroline and their children John, Nim and Emma.

 

CARIKER,  J.S.  (Jacob S. Cariker)

Oct 14, 1814 – Nov 18, 1877

Spouse: Adeline Jordan – married Jan 25, 1839 in Pike Co GA

Per History of Panola County:  Jacob S. Cariker was born in NC, the son of John and Frances Cariker.  He married Adeline Jordan on Jan 25, 1839 in Pike Co GA.  They came to TX in 1844.  Their children were George, Joe, Jesse W., Julia Frances and Dora.

 

CARIKER,  James         

1877 in Pike Co GA – 1895 in Clayton TX 

Parents: Percival M. Cariker and Elizabeth Thornton

 

CARIKER, James Otis

Aug 1894 in GA – 1977

Parents: John T. Cariker and Martha “Mattie” Shepherd

Spouse: Sallie R. Morris

 

CARIKER, Janette    (Janette Ramsey)

Nov 18, 1904 – Aug 10, 1993

Spouse: Joe Cariker

 

CARIKER, Jefferson M. “Jeff”

Jun 5, 1838 – Jul 29, 1922

Spouse: Caroline A. Brooks

 

CARIKER,  Jessie      

Aug 9, 1897 – Mar 20, 1987

 Parents: Nim A. Cariker and Sarah Frances “Sallie” Walton

Spouse: Mamie Lee Fort

 

CARIKER,  John Michael       

Feb 5, 1942 –  Feb 9, 1943

Parents: Joe Cariker and Janette Ramsey

 

CARIKER,  Mamie Lee

Mar 6, 1902 – Nov 24, 1973

Parents: Edgar E. Fort and Mamie L. LeMay

Spouse: Jesse Herman Cariker

 

CARIKER,  N.A.  (Nim A. Cariker)

Aug 18, 1879 – Sep 18, 1942

Spouse: Sarah Frances “Sallie” Walton

Per History of Panola County:  Sarah Frances “Sallie” Walton married Nim A. Cariker.  Sarah Frances was the daughter of Nancy Jane Reed and William Walton.

 

CARIKER,  Ralph Eugene      

May 31, 1923 – Jul 26, 1923

Parents: Jesse Herman Cariker and Mamie Lee Fort

 

CARIKER,  Sallie F.    (Sarah Frances Walton)           

Mar 5, 1869 – Dec 11, 1945

Parents: William Walton and Nancy Jane Reed

Spouse: Nim A. Cariker – married Nov 18, 1896

Per Obit:  Mrs. Callie Frances Walton Cariker; Born Mar 5, 1869 near Clayton; Survived by spouse N.A. Cariker whom she married Oct 1895 and children J.H. Cariker, Mrs. C.A. Matthews, Mrs. J.C. Lanier, Mrs. G.D. Morris and Mrs. B.A. Grant; siblings W.M. Walton; eight grandchildren and one great grandchild Jimmy Boyd; Reared by relatives living in Carthage; Lived all her life in Panola County except for about a year when she lived in Mineral Wells; Buried in Clayton Cem – The Panola Watchman, Dec 20, 1945 – Per History of Panola County:  Sarah Frances “Sallie” Walton married Nim A. Cariker.  Sarah Frances was the daughter of Nancy Jane Reed and William Walton.

 

CARIKER, Wilbert Ennis  “Bud”

Jul 29, 1926 – Sep 15, 1993

Spouse: Mary F. Overall

 

CARMICHAEL,  E.R.

May 14, 1847 – Apr 10, 1883

Parents: Reuben C. Carmichael and Elizabeth Spinks

Spouse: Ruth Ann Youngblood

Per History of Panola County:  Enoch Richard Carmichael was born in GA, the son of Reuben C. Carmichael and Elizabeth Spinks.  He married Ruth Ann Youngblood in 1873.  They had two sons William Richard and John Joel.  William stayed in the Clayton area.  Joel married Maude McLendon in 1903 and they moved to New Mexico.

 

CARMICHAEL, Ethel Esther

Oct 24, 1882 – Nov 29, 1974

Parents: Albert Wiley Davis, Sr. and Nancy Elizabeth Copeland

Spouse: William R. Carmichael

Misc: Info from funeral home records

 

CARMICHAEL,  Frances L.              

1882 – 1925

 

CARMICHAEL,  James P.     

1875 – 1927

 

CARMICHAEL,  John J.        

Sep 10, 1879 – Jan 22, 1909

 

CARMICHAEL,  Minnie Lee              

1884 – 1898

Parents: G.W. Carmichael and S.A. _______

 

CARMICHAEL,  William R.               

Aug 5, 1876 – Oct 16, 1916

Parents: Enoch Richard Carmichael and Ruth Ann Youngblood

Spouse: Ethel Esther Davis

Per Obit: Was stabbed to death by his brother-in-law O.R. Davis at Clayton; Survivors several children – The Panola Watchman – Oct 18, 1916 – Per History of Panola County:  He was the son of Enoch Richard Carmichael and Ruth Ann Youngblood.  He married Ethel Esther Davis in 1899.  She was the daughter of Albert Wiley Davis, Sr.  William and Ethel’s children were Donald, Ruth, William, Eva Joe and Wiley.

 

CARTER,  Fred B.  (Fred Baker Carter)         

1918 – 1963   (Jan 17, 1918 – Jun 9, 1963)

Parents: Robert Carter and Lillie Baker

 

CARTER,  Lillie          

1892 – 1961

 

CARTER,  Lucille       

1919 - _______

 

CARTER,  Robert B.  

1888 – 1960  (Jun 7, 1888 – May 1, 1960)

Father: Fred Carter

 

CHADWICK,  Clara Barlow  

Oct 11, 1886 – Jan 15, 1974

Parents: Barto Bailey and America Lake

Per History of Panola County:  Clara Barlow Bailey married William Jasper Chadwick, Jr. on Feb 18, 1904.  They had two sons Jesse Franklin and William Erbert

 

CHADWICK, William Erbert

Nov 27, 1903 – Nov 27, 1989

Parents: William Jasper Chadwick and Clara Barlow Bailey

Spouse: Ellen Virginia Phillips

Misc: Info from funeral home records

 

CLARK, Blanton Errol

Sep 5, 1912 – Jul 27, 1995

Parents: James Albert Clark and Ida Mae Jones

Spouse: Mattie Lee Jerrell

Misc: Info from funeral home records

 

CLARK,  Clara            1904 – 1929

Per Obit:  Mrs. Herbert Clark; Died June 29, 1930 at age 25; Resided and buried at Clayton; Survivors parents Mr. & Mrs. Columbus Sharp, spouse Herbert Clark, several brothers and sisters; Funeral services conducted by Rev. J.H. Waller – The Panola Watchman, Jul 2, 1930

 

CLARK,  Donnie Duke            Feb 20, 1897 – June 16, 1968

Parents: William (Willie) Brinson Duke and Sarah (Sally) Amanda Ross

 

CLARK,  Fred Alfred              Dec 6, 1895 – May 1, 1965

Parents: Isaac N. Clark and Winnie Lorene Hardin

 

CLARK,  Herbert        Sep 13, 1901 – Nov 28, 1967

Parents: Isaac Noel Clark and Winnie Lorene Hardin

Per TX Death Index: Herbert Clark, died Nov 28, 1967 in Panola Co TX

 

CLARK,  Infant           born & died Sep 15, 1933 – Dau of Mr. & Mrs. B.E. Clark

 

CLARK,  Idella            May 4, 1870 – Sep 15, 1947

Father: Joel McCord

2nd wife of Isaac Noel Clark

 

CLARK,  Isaac Noel   Jun 22, 1865 – Apr 12, 1950

Father: James Clark

Isaac Noel Clark 1st married Winnie Lorene Hardin in Lincoln Co TN on Nov 8, 1887.  After Winnie’s death, he 2nd married Idella Minter.  Isaac is buried by his 1st wife and Idella is buried by her 1st husband. – Info per Lolene Newman 2005

 

CLARK,  Mellie   (No dates)

 

CLARK,  Stella Minter May 4, 1870 – Sep 15, 1947

Per Obit:  Mrs. Stella Minter Clark; Born May 4, 1870 in Upton Co GA; Died Sep 15, 1947 at the home of her son Jack Minter.  Married James Jackson Minter on Dec 1890 and he died Mar 24, 1908.  Survived by second spouse I.N. Clark who she married Dec 1925 and children Jack Minter of Clayton, Lloyd Minter of Marshall, Mrs. Nellie Ross of Purcell OK, Mrs. V.M. Langley of Huntsville, Mrs. Bessie Wilson of Shreveport, Homes, G.A. and Burt Minter all of Carthage; twenty-three grandchildren and great grandchildren; Joined the Baptist church at age 20; A true Christian to the end; Services at Clayton Baptist Church – The Panola Watchman, Sep 25, 1947

 

CLARK,  Winnie Lorene          May 2, 1870 – Apr 2, 1925 – Wife of Isaac Noel Clark

Winnie Lorene Hardin was the daughter of John Thomas Hardin who was born in Giles Co TN on May 2, 1841 and died in Panola Co TX.  Her mother was Harriet Elizabeth Robinson who was born in 1847 according to her tombstone (probably born in Lincoln Co TN) and died on Dec 30, 1906 in Panola Co TX.  Both Thomas Hardin and Harriett Elizabeth are buried in Bethlehem Cemetery in Panola Co.  Winnie married Isaac Noel Clark on Nov 8, 1887 in Lincoln Co TN. – Per Lolene Newman 2005

 

CLINTON,  Infant       born & died Sep 6, 1921 – Dau of Mr. & Mrs. A.C. Clinton

 

CRANBROOK,  James Huntington      Oct 4, 1888 – Sep 29, 1945

Per Obit:  Born in London, England; Survived by Spouse Jessie Dougworth Cranbrook; a veteran of both World War I and World War II; served in the Canadian Army; Services of St. Matthews Episcopal Church; Buried in Clayton Cem – The Panola Watchman, Oct 18, 1945

 

DAVIS,  A.W.             Jan 2, 1845 – Nov 23, 1929 – Husband of  Elizabeth

Per History of Panola County:  Albert Wiley Davis eloped with Nancy Elizabeth Copeland in Rusk County in 1862.  He was the son of William Davis of Virginia and Mary “Polly” Walton who married in 1836 in MS. - Per Obit:  Resided at Clayton; Buried at Clayton Cem; Survived by sons O.R., Owen and Dr. S.L. Davis, daughters Mrs. Buddie Nelson, Mrs. John Allison, Mrs. W.E. Carmichael, Mrs. S.J. Ross and Mrs. Jordan Reasonover; Services by Rev. Egbert Jimerson and Rev. J.H. Waller – The Panola Watchman, Nov 27, 1929

 

DAVIS,  Almett Hunter            1893 – 1953

Per 1900 Census: The son of Obey R. Davis and Anna Chadwick

 

DAVIS,  Bruce            1912 – 1915 – Son of O.R. & N.A. Davis

Per Obit: Died Nov 16, 1915 at age of three years from membrane croup; Buried in Clayton Cem; Survivors parents Mr. & Mrs. O.R. Davis – The Panola Watchman, Nov 24, 1915

 

DAVIS, Elizabeth     Feb 4, 1845 – Jan 23, 1925

Per History of Panola County:  Albert Wiley Davis eloped with Nancy Elizabeth Copeland in Rusk County in 1862.  – Per Obit: Born Feb 4, 1845; Died Jan 23, 1925 at age 80; Resided and buried at Clayton; Survived by husband A.W. Davis, Sr. and sons A.W., Jr., O.R., Owen and Dr. Sterling Davis and by daughters Mrs. Fed Tinkle, Mrs. Lucius Roquemore, Mrs. Olla Allison, Mrs. Dena Whitaker and Mrs. Ethel Carmichael; Was a member of the Methodist Church for 15 years; had 50 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren – The Panola Watchman, Jan 28, 1925 – Per the 1880 Census, the children of A.W. and Elizabeth were Albert born ca 1863, Luda born ca 1865, Osborn born ca 1867 and Carrie born ca 1869.  Per 1900 Census the children of A.W. (a merchant) and Elizabeth Davis were a daughter Dina M born May 1880 and was listed as a music teacher, a daughter Allie G. born May 1886, a daughter Bessie born Jun 1888 and a son Sterling born Dec 1889.  The census stated that A.W. and Elizabeth had been married for 37 years, that they had 11 children, but only 10 were still living.

 

DAVIS,  Ford              1914 – 1914 – Son of O.P. & N.A. Davis

 

DAVIS,  Infant born & died Apr 11, 1889 – Dau of O.R. & N.A. Davis

Per Marriage Records:  O.R. Davis married Anna Chadwick on Jul 15, 1888 – Per 1900 Census:  Obey R. Davis born Jan 1867 in TX, wife Amy N. born Aug 1869 in AL, daughter Bennett C. born Apr 1889, daughter Minnie born Dec 1890, son Howell born Apr 1892, son Olney born Apr 1895, son Owen born Jan 1897 and son Curtis born Dec 1899.  Census states that the Davis’ had been married for 12 years, they had 8 children, but only six were still living.

 

DAVIS, Julia Geneva

Jun 09, 1890 – Jun 28, 1979

Parents: Solomon C. Beckham and Julia Brinson

Spouse: Dr. Sterling L. Davis

 

DAVIS,  John Owen                1876 – 1948

Per 1900 Census: The son of Obey R. Davis and Anna Chadwick

 

DAVIS,  Olney            1895 – 1901 – Son of O.P & N.A. Davis

 

DAVIS,  Pearl Pharr                1887 – 1961

 

DAVIS,  Ralph 1892 – 1894 – Son of O.P. & N.A. Davis

 

DAVIS, Sterling LaFayette

Jul 5, 1889 – Sep 22, 1981

Parents: Albert W. Davis, Sr. and Nancy Elizabeth Copeland

Spouse: Julia Geneva Beckham

 

DEASON,  Frank Brown         1862 - 1887

 

DEASON,  Dr. J.         Feb 2, 1850 – May 21, 1892

Per 1880 Census his name was Jeremiah Deason who was born in TX and his father was born in GA; Wife was Texanna V.who was 24 years old at that time.  Per marriage records, following the death of Dr. Deason, Texanna 2nd married J.H. Nelson on Sep 24, 1896.  Per the 1900 Census, the known children of Jeremiah and Texanna are Mabel (born Jun 1882), Talmage (born Jan 1884) and Frankie (a daughter, born Jan 1889) – Also see Oren listed below

 

DEASON,  Oren R.                 1891 – 1894 – Son of J. & T.V. Deason

Son of Dr. Jeremiah Deason and Texanna V. Deason

 

DENDY, Ernest M.

Jul 3, 1892 – Nov 17, 1976

Parents: William Franklin Dendy and Emma Bryan

Spouse: Minnie Porter

 

DENDY,  Frances A.               Nov 11, 1893 – Mar 27, 1917

 

DENDY, Minnie Porter

Dec 28, 1895 – Sep 14, 1973

Parents: Jim Porter and Lula Plemmons

Spouse: Ernest M. Dendy

 

DENDY,  W.F.  (William Franklin Dendy)        Jul 8, 1867 – Mar 1, 1943

Father: Alford Dendy

Spouse: Emma Bryan

Per Obit:  W.F. “Daddy Dendy” Dendy; Died at age 75 on Mar 1, 1943; Born in AL; Survived by children Ernest Dendy and Mrs. J.C. Piacentes, two granddaughters and one great granddaughter; Preceded in death by wife; Long time resident of Panola Co; Came to TX in 1891; Member of Primitive Baptist Church; Previously active in Odd Fellows and Woodman lodges; General contractor and many years engaged in business; Services and burial in Clayton – The Panola Watchman, Mar 4, 1943 – Per 1900 and 1910 census Panola Co TX, no Dendy enumerated; although his son Ernest was enumerated on the 1910 Census for Sabine Co TX, living in the household of his grandmother Mary J. Bryan who was born ca 1848 in AL) – Per 1920 Census of Panola Co TX: William F. Dendy, age 51, born in AL; his wife Lola, age 51, born in TX; and his stepson Homer Porter, age 19, born in TX.  Living nearby was his son Ernest M. Dendy, age 25, born in TX; his wife Minnie A., age 22, born in TX; and their daughter Schrilda, age 7 months, born in TX.

 

DENNY,  Maud Carmichael                1884 – 1959

 

DOUGLAS,  Onie Cariker                   Jun 10, 1947  (Only date)

 

DRY,  Albert S.           1884 – 1964

Per TX Death Index:  Albert Sidney Dry, died Sep 2, 1964 in Shelby Co TX, Single – Per History of Panola County:  Albert Sidney Dry married Ludie Baker and their children were Henry, Sidney and Fannie Marie.

 

DRY,  Carrie L.           Feb 25, 1880 – Dec 1, 1916 – Dau of Henry & Jane A. Dry

Per History of Panola County:  Carrie Lucinda Dry never married.

 

DRY,  Columbus F.      Oct 17, 1875 – Jan 28, 1936

Per Obit:  Columbus Franklin Dry; Died at age 60 on Jan 18, 1936 of an illness that had lasted for four months; Contracted pneumonia twelve hours before his death; Resided in Gary; A mail carrier; Survived by his mother Mrs. Henry Dry of Paxton, his spouse Mrs. Minnie Wilma Long whom he married on Feb 27, 1896 and by their children Harold and Bruce Dry of Gary, Mrs. D.H. Ritter of Gary, Mrs. T.J. Fields of Troup, T.W. Dry of Crockett and Miss Annie Dry of Austin, his brothers Albert Dry of Paxton, W.A., J.R. and Dr. Z.V. Dry all of Winters, T.A. Dry of St. Petersburg FL and M.B. Dry of Cary NX, his sisters Mrs. Vick Howie of Abbeyville SC, Mrs. Belle Lawrence of Carthage, six grandsons and two granddaughters; Came to TX when a young man; Taught school for several years in Collin County; Moved to Fayetteville AR and engaged in the mercantile Business; Moved to Clayton where he worked as a bookkeeper and postmaster for two years; Received appointment as a Rural Carrier in Gary and had resided there for twenty years; Services at the Baptist church in Gary; Burial in Clayton Cem – The Panola Watchman, Feb 6, 1936 – Per History of Panola County:  Columbus Franklin Dry was born in Union County NC.  He married Minnie Long and their children were Claire, Myrtle, Wre, Annie, Bruce and Harold.

 

DRY,  Henry                1846 – 1914 – Husband of Jane A. Dry

Per History of Panola County:  Henry Dry was born in Stanley Co NC in Sep 1846.  His family came from Germany to America before 1790.  He married Jane Alice Parker, also from Stanley Co.  About 1896 Henry and Jane moved to Clayton TX, with their oldest son Marcus Baxter Dry remaining in NC.  They other children were William Arnold, Dora Ann, Columbus Franklin, Zebular Vance, Ida Belle, Carrie Lucinda, Thomas Ash, Albert Sidney, John Ray, Fannie Blanch and Celie Kathryn.

 

DRY,  Infant                 1916 – 1916 – Dau of Albert Sidney. Dry & Ludie Baker

 

DRY,  Jane A.              1847 – 1936 – Wife of Henry Dry

Per Obit:  Jane Alice Dry; Born Oct 11 in Albemarle NC; Died Feb 17, 1936; Resided in Eagle Mills (between Tenaha and Joaquin) at time of death; Resided in Clayton from 1897 until a few years prior to death; Survived by children M.B. Dry of Carey NC, Mrs. Vick Howie of Abbeyville SC, T.A. Dry of St Petersburg FL, W.A. J.R., Dr. Z.V. Dry all of Winters TX, Albert Dry of Eagle Mills, Mrs. J.L. Prince of Longview, Belle Lawrence of Cushing and Mrs. Jake Lawrence of Carthage, 45 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren; Was an invalid for many years; Preceded in death by her husband Henry Dry whom she married Dec 28, 1870 and children C.F. and Carrie Dry – The Panola Watchman, Feb 27, 1936 – Per History of Panola County:  Jane Alice Parker was the daughter of Arnold Parker and was born in Stanley Co NC.  There she married Henry Dry.  Her father gave them 1,200 acres of land in Union Co NC so they moved there and all their children were born there.  About 1896 Henry and Jane moved to Clayton TX, with their oldest son Marcus Baxter Dry remaining in NC.  They other children were William Arnold, Dora Ann, Columbus Franklin, Zebular Vance, Ida Belle, Carrie Lucinda, Thomas Ash, Albert Sidney, John Ray, Fannie Blanch and Celie Kathryn.

 

DRY,  Ludie B.            1894 – Aug 4, 1972

Per Social Security Death Index: Ludie Dry, born Oct 22, 1894, died Aug 4, 1972 in Jefferson Co TX, lived is Joaquin, Shelby Co TX – Per History of Panola County:  Albert Sidney Dry married Ludie Baker and their children were Henry, Sidney and Fannie Marie.

 

DUKE,  Audie B.         1904 – 1993 - Wife of W. Barney Duke

Per Social Security Death Index: Audie Duke, born Sep 8, 1904, died Nov 2, 1993 – Per History of Panola County: Audie B. Anders married William Barney Duke.

 

DUKE, David Michael

Aug 30, 1995 - Jul 5, 1996

Parents: John William Duke and Lydia Rinkle

 

DUKE,  Delmer           1869 – 1958 – Husband of Maude Duke

Per Social Security Death Index: Delmer Duke, born Jun 5, 1895, died Feb 1958 – Per History of Panola County:  John Delmer Duke was the son of J.B. Duke and Lucinda Fallwell.  He married Maud Belk  Their children were Lois and Opel.

 

DUKE, Infant Boy

Born and died May 18, 1978

Parents: J.R. duke and Debra Gale McCarty

 

DUKE,  Infant  Daughter         1942 – 1942 – Dau of Barney and Audie Duke

 

DUKE,  J.B.                Oct 5, 1832 – Jan 4, 1926 – Husband of Lucinda Duke

Per Obit: Mr. Jack Duke; Died at age 93; Resided at Clayton; Buried at Clayton Cem; Survived by sons Delmar and Willie Duke, also daughters Mrs. Dan Duke, Mrs. W.T. Wall, Mrs. T.D. Ross; a pioneer citizen; Services conducted by Rev. Egbert Jimerson – The Panola Watchman, Jan 6, 1926 – Per History of Panola County:  Jake Brinson Duke was born in GA and came to Clayton as a single man before the Civil War.  He married Lucinda Carolina Hogan Fallwell.  J.B. and Lucinda’s children were Marietta, William Brinson “Willie”, Alice Olena, John Delmer and Beatrice.

 

DUKE,  Lucinda          Nov 1, 1843 – Apr 5, 1926 – Wife of J.B. Duke

Per Obit:  Mrs. Jack Duke; Died Apr 5, 1926 at age 83; Buried at Clayton Cemetery; Was charter member of First Baptist Church near Clayton; Survived by sons Delmar and Willie Duke of Clayton and daughters Mrs. Tom Ross, Mrs. Dan Duke and Mrs. Willie Wall; Services conducted by Rev. Egbert Jimmersons and Rev. Harper – The Panola Watchman, Apr 21, 1926    Per the 1900 Census John and Lucinda C. Duke had been married for 42 years.  John was born in AL, while both his parents were born in SC.  Lucinda and both her parents were born in TN. – Per History of Panola County:  Lucinda Carolina Hogan Fallwell was the daughter of William H. Fallwell and Matilda Elizabeth Little. J.B. and Lucinda’s children were Marietta, William Brinson “Willie”, Alice Olena, John Delmer and Beatrice.

 

DUKE, Lucinda Belk

Oct 21, 1861 – Oct 27, 1951

Parents: Joe Belk and Hattie Roquemore

Spouse: J.B. Duke

 

DUKE,  Maud             1871 – 1951 – Wife of Delmer Duke

Per History of Panola County:  Maud Belk married John Delmer Duke.  Their children were Lois and Opel. – Per Census Records: Possibly the daughter of Joseph F. & Harriett Belk

 

DUKE, Oliver Hunter

Dec 3, 1885 – Apr 3, 1973

Parents: Daniel Henry Duke and Mary Etta ________

Spouse: Ruth Mae Anders

 

DUKE, Ruth Mae

Sep 18, 1896 – May 12, 1986

Parents: Claude Anders and Mattie McIlwain

Spouse: Oliver Hunter Duke

 

DUKE,  W. Barney      Jan 12, 1902 – Jan 29, 1962

Per History of Panola County:  William Barney Duke was the son of William Brinson “Willie” Duke and Sarah Amanda “Sally” Ross.  He married Audie Anders.

 

EPPINGER,  Estelle     Jul 23, 1908 –  Feb 9, 1949

Parents: Elias E. Keller and Oda Regan Barker

Spouse: William Albert Eppinger

Per Obit:  Mrs. Albert Eppinger (Oletta Estelle Keller); Born Jul 23, 1908; Died Feb 9, 1949; Survived by spouse Albert Eppinger, daughters Mrs. Anteal Blair, Betty Eppinger and Maxine Eppinger and her brother Glen T. Keller – The Panola Watchman, Feb 17, 1949

 

EPPINGER,  William A.  (William Albert Eppinger)      Oct 12, 1894 – Aug 10, 1977

Parents: William Eppinger and Ann Beckham

Per Census Records: William was born Oct 1894 – Per internet genealogy: He was born in Molina Pike Co GA and was the son of William C. and Anna Eppinger – Per Social Security Death Index: William Eppinger was born Oct 12, 1894, died Aug 1977

 

ERNEST,  ___________         Aug 25, 1886 – Nov 10, 1918

 

ERNEST, John David, Jr.

May 19, 1909 – May 21, 1947

Parents: J.D. Ernest, Sr. and a Miss Shaw

 

FAULKNER,  Ida Mae           1907 – 1911

 

FLEETWOOD,  S.R.  (Spedie Richard Fleetwood)

Dec 8, 1910 – Feb 12, 1971

Parents: Joseph F. Fleetwood and Ida Bond

Spouse: Marie _______                       Died Feb 1971, age 60 years

 

FLEETWOOD,  William M.                

Nov 12, 1872 – Jan 30, 1949

Father: Marion Fleetwood

 

FLEMING,  Jennie Virgil         

Sep 11, 1942 – Nov 20, 1950

Parents: Virgil Fleming and Nannie Dailey

 

FLEMING,  John J.                 Aug 16, 1892 – Sep 8, 1929

Per Obit:  Died Sep 8, 1929 at about age 35; Shot and killed by a Negro who had escaped from jail; Was constable of Clayton; Funeral services conducted by Rev. C.L. Vermillion – The Panola Watchman, Sep 11, 1929 – Per Marriage Records: J.J. Fleming married Delphia Robinson on Feb 27, 1910.

 

FLEMING, Rennie Lee

Jun 2, 1905 – May 31, 1975

Parents: Charlie Bailey and Nancy Jane Lindsey

Spouse: Virgil V. Fleming

 

FLEMING, Virgil Bestal

Dec 1, 1909 – Feb 15, 1994

Parents” Grover Cleveland Fleming and Tommie Wyatt

 

FRANKS,  James Edward “Buddy”    

Jan 24, 1927 – Jun 3, 1970

Parents: G.L. Franks and Clara Dean Anderson

Spouse: Mary Ann Bailey

 

FRAZIER,  Mary E. Gregory               1875 – 1934 – Wife of P.H. Frazier

Per Obit: Born Aug 14, 1875; Resided in Clayton; Died Jul 18, 1934; Buried at Clayton Cemetery; Survived by spouse Patrick Frazier whom she married on Nov 13, 1890, sons Isaac, Juttie, Edgar and Lonnie of Clayton and Victor Frazier, also her daughters Mrs. Mollie Gregory, Mrs. Nannie Thomas and Mrs. Coreen Minter – The Panola Watchman, Aug 2, 1934

 

FRAZIER,  Patrick Henry       

Dec 5, 1868 – Aug 28, 1963

Father: Iza Frazier

Spouse: Mary Gregory

 

FRAZIER, Thomas Judson

Oct 1, 1911 – Apr 2, 1982

Parents: Patrick Henry Frazier and Mary Erica Gregory

Spouse: Willie Estelle

 

FURRH,  Billie Charles 1938 – 1938

 

FURRH,  Charlcye Jones         1908 - 2000 - Wife of William C. Furrh Married 1935

Per Social Security Death Index:  Charlcye Furrh, born Nov 18, 1908, died May 17, 2000

 

FURRH,  William C. “Heavy”  

Oct 14, 1906 – May 24, 1969

Parents: Julious Furrh and Esther Jeter

Spouse: Charlcye Jones

 

GARRETT,  Vernon                 Feb 18, 1892 – May 14, 1893 – Son of Oswald & Emma

 

GARRISON,  Myra     Oct 30, 1823 – May 12, 1886 – Wife of R.M. Garrison

 

GARRISON,  R.M. “Dick”      Dec 24, 1816 – July 30, 1911 – Husband of Myra

Per Obit:  Uncle “Dick” Garrison died on July 30, 1911 at his son’s home in West Carthage; Survivors his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren; The remains of his daughter, Mrs. Brown, were also brought to Clayton and buried next to her father; they passed away the same day – The Panola Watchman, Aug 2, 1911 (His daughter is Rachel Elizabeth Brown)

 

GARY,  James Edward

Born and died:  Aug 23, 1958

Parents: Jimmy Gary and Mary Elmina Beckham

 

GRAVES,  Ermon W. 

Jun 25, 1903 – May 25, 1970

Parents: Charles W. Graves and Harven Lathan

Spouse: Verna Langford

 

GRAVES, Verna L.

Nov 16, 1902 – Jul 7, 1995

Parents: J.H. Langford and Hattie Minter

Spouse: Ermon Graves

 

GRAY,  Charles R.     

Aug 15, 1889 – Aug 20, 1952

Parents: Farental R. Gray and Ella Tate

 

GRAY,  Fantelroy                    Nov 29, 1858 – Feb 3, 1934 – Husband of Lou Ella Tate

 

GRAY ,  Lou Ella Tate Apr 9, 1864 – Sep 30, 1930 – Wife of Fantleroy Gray

 

GRAY,  Ross T.           1889 – 1952

 

GRAY,  Roy W.P.       Aug 8, 1891 – Oct 19, 1932

 

GUINN,  Elizabeth       1813 -  Feb 3, 1883, Died at Age 70 yrs, 9 mo, 15, days – Wife of Rev. Wm. Guinn – Per 1870 Census: Elizabeth is a widow, who was born in TN.  On the census she is shown as owning $1,800 in real estate and her personal estate was valued at $700.  She was living next door to George W. Reed and his wife Sarah. Sarah was born in TN and was of the right age to possibly be Elizabeth’s daughter.  Elizabeth’s children living in the household with her in 1870 were Thornton born ca 1849, William born ca 1851, Green born ca 1857 and Sallie born ca 1858 – all of these children show to have been born in TX.  On the 1870 Census Elizabeth is living near the household of Isaac Morris, the son of John Morris and Frances Reed.  Isaac is shown to have married Kisiah Isabella Guinn on June 7, 1860 in

Panola County.  Kisiah was born May 30, 1843 in TN, again of an age to have possibly been the daughter of Elizabeth.

 

GUINN,  Emma Elizabeth

Aug 30, 1869 – Jul 18, 1951

Parents: W.O. Hadley and Nancy Hall

 

GUINN,  Rev. William 1813 - Dec 1868 – Died at Age 55 yrs, 9 mo, 5 days – Husband of Elizabeth – Per the 1860 Census:  William Guinn is shown as being a farmer, born in TN, with a total estate value of $17,750.  Living in the household with William and his wife Elizabeth are their children Bird born ca 1847, Thornton born ca 1849, William born ca 1854, Green born ca 1856 and Sarah born ca 1857.  Living in the two houses next to them are two of their sons James J. born ca 1838 and John V. born ca 1839.  On the other side of John V. were Isaac Morris and his wife Kisiah who was born ca 1843 in TN.  Living on the other side of William and Elizabeth was William Nelson and his wife Louisa Shepherd, the daughter of Elizabeth Reed who married Hugh Shepherd. – Per internet genealogy: He was the son of Alman Guinn and Leona Marr

 

HAIRSTON,  Alma A. 1886 – 1887 – Dau of John & Eula Hairston

 

HAIRSTON,  Ira A.                Aug 10, 1888 – Jan 26, 1891

 

HAIRSTON,  Mable                1898 – 1898 – Dau of G.E. & Ollie Hairston

 

HANSZEN,  Oscar Jerome     

Oct 13, 1904 – Jan 25, 1962

Parents: O.A. Hanszen and Etheleen Hill

 

HARRISON,  Mary M.           1812 – 1888 – Wife of Preston M. Harrison

 

HARRISON,  Preston M.        1805 – 1881 – Husband of Mary M. Harrison

Per Obit: P.M. Harrison, Esq.; Residence at Pine Hill, near Clayton; Burial in Clayton Cem – The Panola Watchman, Jul 6, 1881

 

HAWTHORN,  Mattie Mae     1887 – 1888 – Dau of J.H. & A.E. Hawthorn

 

HEATH,  J.F.               born & died Nov 6, 1855 – Son of W.L. & J. Heath

Per History of Panola County TX:  William Heath and his 1st wife Jane Jordan came to Panola Co just after 1850.

 

HEATH,  J.T.               1855 – 1878 – Son of W.L. & J. Heath

Per History of Panola County TX:  William Heath and his 1st wife Jane Jordan came to Panola Co just after 1850.

 

HEATH,  Joseph O.                 1861 – 1938

Per Obit: Born Mar 14, 1861; Died at age 77 in Clayton; Native of Panola Co and resided in Clayton: Survived by his spouse Mrs. J.O. Heath and his children Mrs. I.N. Ables of Atoka OK, Mrs. Dwight McQuirk of Stringtown OK, Mrs. A.Z. Millican of Ft Worth, Mrs. B.L. Dennard, Mrs. Moody Holland and Miss Juanita Heath all of Clayton, J.C. Heath of Stringtown OK, Rayburn Heath of Texas City and Beebe Heath of Carthage.  Services at Clayton Baptist Church – The Panola Watchman, Aug 4, 1938     Per History of Panola County TX:  Joseph Oscar Heath was the son of William L. Heath and his 2nd wife Carolyn Long whom he married Nov 6, 1856.   Per Marriage Records:   Joseph O. Heath married Levia Raybun on Dec 24, 1895

 

HEATH,  Levia           

Apr 5, 1879 – May 8, 1962

Parents: J.J. Raybun and Elizabeth Brooks

Spouse: Joseph O. Heath

Per Marriage Records:   Joseph O. Heath married Levia Raybun on Dec 24, 1895

 

HENDRICKSON,  Carl Jonce

08 Aug 1922 Jefferson, Washington Co OK – 12 Sep 1997

Parents: Jonce Robert Hendrickson and Alma Davis

Spouse:  1st Mildred Louise Jacobs, 2nd Mattie Lea “Mickie” Bradford

Children: Carline and Carla

 

HENIGAN,  Cora Lee             1870 – 1946

 

HENIGAN,  William E.           

May 31, 1913 – May 3, 1967

Parents: Arthur R. Henigan and Cora Walton

 

HEWETT,  Mary Jane  Mar 7, 1852 – Mar 4, 1935

Per Marriage Records:  J.W. Hewett married Mary J. Heath on May 1, 1878   Per History of Panola County TX:  Mary Jane Heath is the daughter of William L. Heath and his 1st wife Jane Jordan.

 

HILL,  Roy Franklin                 1890 – 1969

Per TX Death Index: Roy Franklin Hill, died Par 18, 1969 in Hardin Co TX, Single

 

HILL,  Vertus M.         1893 – 1954

 

HILLIN,  Lee Roy    Feb 1925 – Apr 27, 1925

Per obit:  Died April 27, 1925 of pneumonia at age two months;  Resided and buried at Clayton;  Survived by parents – The Panola Watchman, Apr 29, 1925

 

HOLCOMB,  R.K.      May 27, 1845 – Oct 2, 1879 – Son of Eld. C. & E.J. Holcomb

 

HOLDER,  Joe Arthur 

Oct 24, 1938 – Dec 12, 1957

Parents: Joseph E. Holder and Bonnie Fay Hardy

 

HOLDER,  Joe H.  (Joseph Henry Holder)

Dec 9, 1881 – Apr 8, 1956

Parents: Bobby Holder and Nancy Adams

Spouse: Percy Chadwick

 

HOLDER,  Percy C.               

Oct 25, 1887 -  Dec 7, 1974

Parents: Bill Chadwick and Nannie Harris

Spouse: Joseph Henry Holder

 

HOLLAND,  Willie May          1895 – 1925 – Wife of Moody Holland

 

HOPKINS,  Joseph                 Jan 29, 1873 – Aug 10, 1926 – Husband of Cora Belle

 

HORNSBY,  Weldon              1917 – 1922

 

HOWARD,  Nadine     1896 – 1900 – Dau of T.R. & Ida Howard

 

HUGHES,  Ruth A.      1859 – 1900 – 1st married E.R. Carmichael in 1873, 2nd married Stephen H. Hughes in 1885

 

JARRELL,  Chapman B.          1875 – 1928

Per Obit:  Died Sep 19, 1928; Murdered by O.R. Davis, Jr., Frank Davis and Pat Davis – The Panola Watchman, Sep 26, 1928     Chapman Jarrell married Jessie Ash on Oct 25, 1906 in Panola Co. – Per History of Panola County: Chapman Burden Jarrell was the son of John F. Jarrell and his 2nd wife.  He came to Clayton around 1900.  He and Bessie’s children were Bessie, Annie Jane and Evelyn.

 

JARRELL,  Jessie May            1884 – 1945

Per Obit:  Mrs. Jessie Jarrell; Died Dec 24, 1945 after a long illness; Resided at 618 Arkansas St in Longview; Survived by her mother Mrs. S.J. Vandigriff and her daughters Mrs. Bess High, Mrs. Jane Adams and Mrs. Evelyn Cassity, her siblings John, C.E. and Miss Maude Vandigriff, Mrs. R.F. Middleton and Mrs. Walter Francis, her grandchildren Milton Morris, Jane Alvin Adams, Cecil, Bobby and Jimmy Cassity; Resided in Clayton until 1928; Buried in Clayton Cem – The Panola Watchman, Jan 10, 1946

 

JONES,  C.C.              Jan 27, 1871 – May 25, 1939

 

JONES,  Cora Belle    

Jul 19, 1883 – Sep 4, 1953  

Parents:  J.R. Jones and Emily Rousseau

Spouse Joseph Hopkins Jones

Per Marriage Records: Cora B. Langley married Joseph Hopkins Jones on Nov 17, 1907 – Per History of Panola County:  Their children were Opel, Charlsie, James and Joseph.

 

JONES,  Emma            Jan 12, 1877 – Nov 18, 1936

 

JONES,  George Benjamin      

Feb 6, 1905 – Aug 6, 1962  

Parents: Robert J. Jones and Hannah Elizabeth Carmichael

Spouse:  Minnie Lawrence

 

JONES,Hannah Elizabeth      

Mar 3, 1878 – Feb 24, 1954

Parents: _________ Carmichael and Sara Howell

Spouse: Robert J. Jones

Per History of Panola County:  Robert “Bob” married Elizabeth “Lizzie” Carmichael and their children were Roy, Lila Mae, Bennie Vera, Bufford, Erus, Fay and Ebbie.

 

JONES,  Infant  1897 – 1897

Per Obit: Daughter of John C. Jones and Sarah F. Story – The Panola Watchman, Aug 4, 1897

 

JONES,  J.C.               Aug 10, 1847 – Nov 1, 1926

Per History of Panola County:  John C. Jones and 1st wife Sarah Story married in GA and had Calvin Will, Joseph Hopkins and Robert Jefferson, they moved to AL ca 1872 and had Bertie, Lee, Frances and Vera.  The family moved on to TX ca 1894. – Per obit – Born Aug 10, 1847 in Pike Co GA.  Died Nov 1, 1926.  Survived by spouse S.A. Carmichael Jones (married July 5, 1900); sons Bob, Calvin, Lee and Will Jones; daughter Mrs. J.A. Mauritzen.  First wife was Sarah Story Jones (married Jan 21, 1869) and to this union were born 9 children, 5 of whom survive him.  He spent 35 years in Panola County.  The Panola Watchman, Nov 10, 1926

 

 

JONES,  Jimmy Lawrence        born & died Jan 17, 1942

 

JONES,  John Dudley             

Oct 31, 1907 – Jan 28, 1957

Parents: Carlton Jones and Lizzie Mae Hammett

Spouse: Mary Sybil Reed

 

JONES,  Joseph Hopkins      Jan 19, 1873 – Aug 10, 1926   Husband of Cora Belle

 

JONES,  Lois Anders               1901 – 1967

 

JONES,  Mary A.        Nov 4, 1855 – Apr 2, 1921

Per History of Panola County:  Mary Antoinette Reed married Solomon Harrison Jones and their children were Ida, Ella, Etta, Emma, Jesse and Andrew Jones.

 

JONES,  Minnie Lawrence       Feb 17, 1906 – Jun 13, 1995   Wife of G.B. Jones

 

JONES,  Richard Clark

Nov 18, 1926 in Miller Co AR – Nov 7, 1970

Parents: Clark Jones and Laura Green

Spouse: Melba Mims   

 

JONES,  Robert Jefferson                   

Mar 2, 1874 – Jan 9, 1943

Parents: John C. Jones and Sarah Story

Spouse: Hannah Elizabeth Carmichael

Per History of Panola County: He was son of John C. Jones and Sarah  Story, born in GA. Robert “Bob” married Elizabeth “Lizzie” Carmichael and their children were Roy, Lila Mae, Bennie Vera, Bufford, Erus, Fay and Ebbie.

 

JONES,  Robert Ray                1898 - _____

 

JONES,  Sarah A. Carmichael     1844 – 1928 –  2nd Wife of J.C. Jones

Married to J.C. Jones on  July 5, 1900     Per Obit:  Mrs. J.C. Jones; Born Oct 23, 1843; Resided at Clayton and buried at Clayton Cem; Survived by spouse J.C. Jones, a son Lawrence Allen and daughters Mrs. J.R. Bellamy, Mrs. Joe Stroud and Minnie Carmichael; 1st and 2nd husbands Lawrence Allen (married 1864) and G.W. Carmichael preceded her in death;  Children with G.W. Carmichael were Jim, Ben and Minnie, two of which survived her; Born near Mansfield LA; a member of the Methodist Church and loved by everyone who knew her – The Panola Watchman, Jan 2, 1929

 

JONES,  Sarah F. Story           Jan 10, 1847 – Nov 5, 1897 – 1st Wife of J.C. Jones

Per obit of husband: Married Jan 21, 1869 in GA - Per History of Panola County:  John C. Jones and 1st wife Sarah Story married in GA and had Calvin Will, Joseph Hopkins and Robert Jefferson, they moved to AL ca 1872 and had Bertie, Lee, Frances and Vera.  The family moved on to TX ca 1894

 

JONES,  Solomon H.               Jan 31, 1846 – Mar 12, 1921

Per History of Panola County:  Married Mary Antoinette Reed and their children were Ida, Ella, Etta, Emma, Jesse and Andrew Jones.

 

JONES,  Sybil Reed     (Mary Sybil Reed)       

Nov 27, 1908 – Jan 21, 1956

Parents: Monroe Reed and Sarah Minerva Strong

Spouse: John Dudley Jones

 

JONES,  Verah S.        1892 – 1897 – Dau of J.C. Jones and Sarah Story Jones

 

KELLAR,  Clarkie I.                Apr 11, 1871 – Mar 29, 1928

Per Obit:  Mrs. H. Keller; Died March 27, 1928 at age 56; Resided at Ross Soape Farm near Carthage; Buried at Clayton Cem; Survived by spouse H.J. Keller and daughters Miss Keller and Mrs. Clem Heidle; Funeral services conducted by Rev. Egbert Jimerson – The Panola Watchman, Apr 5, 1928.   On 1900 Census, H.J. Keller was born Jan 1868 in GA as were both his parents; wife Clarkie was born Apr 1878 in TX with both her parents born in GA; only child at that time was Lucy who had been born Oct 1896.

 

KELLAR,  James A.               

Jan 1, 1878 – Jan 5, 1948

 

LANGFORD,  Beatrice

Jun 30, 1911 – Jul 25, 1983

Parents: Mike Bowers and Georgia Needham

Spouse: Ernest Langford – married 1928

 

LANGFORD, Clyde Edmond

Jan 22, 1919 – May 2, 1999

Parents: James Henry Langford and Hattie Minter

Spouse: Sybil Nail

 

LANGFORD,  Ernest             

Aug 16, 1904 – Feb 17, 1966

Parents: Jim Langford and Hattie Minter

Spouse: Beatrice Bowers  - Married 1928

 

LANGFORD,  Hattie   Eliza    

Feb 13, 1881 – Mar 19, 1941

Parents: Chapman Minter and Margaret Story

Spouse: Jim H. Langford

Per Obit:  Born Feb 13, 1881; Died at age 60 on Mar 19, 1941; Resided in Carthage; Survived by her sons Ernest, Buford, Bernice, Chapman and  Clyde Langford and by her daughters Mrs. Ermon Graves, Mrs. Albert Ritter and Miss Blanche Langford, also her brothers Jeff, Grover and Minter and her sisters Mrs. Lena Hayes and Mrs. M.O. Nail, also six grandchildren; Preceded in death by her spouse Jim; Buried in Clayton Cem – The Panola Watchman, Mar 1941

 

LANGFORD,  J. Emmitt (John Emmitt)           

Jun 16, 1881 – Feb 11, 1956

Paarents: George Langford and Julia Cariker

Spouse: Mollie Jane Baugh

 

LANGFORD,  James Bernice

Dec 4, 1912 – Jul 24, 1984

Parents: Jim Henry Langford and Hattie Eliza Minter

Spouse: Modelle

 

LANGFORD,  James M.         1947 – 1968 – Killed in Viet Nam

 

LANGFORD,  Jim H.              Dec 10, 1873 – Aug 1, 1938 – Husband of Hattie

 

LANGFORD,  Mollie Jane      

Feb 25, 1890 – Dec 1, 1951

Parents: C.V. Baugh and Ciena Taylor

Spouse: John Emmitt Langford

 

LANGFORD,  S.M.                May 1, 1868 – Jul 6, 1899 – Wife of G.W. Langford

 

LANGFORD, Sandy Leroy

Mar 10, 1910 – Aug 24, 1996

Parents: John E. Langford, Jr. and Mollie Jane Baugh

Spouse: Mary Alice Morton

 

LANGLEY,  Clemis Ida           Aug 26, 1900 – Nov 27, 1947 – Wife of Vernon M. Langley

 

LANGLEY,  James Drew        Nov 14, 1918 – May 8, 1924

 

LANGLEY,  Vernon M.          Oct 8, 1873 – Oct 27, 1962

 

LATHAM,  Ila Lola    

Oct 16, 1891 – Apr 29, 1980

Parents: Joseph Rezin Brannon and Alice Crews

Spouse: William Harrison Lathan

 

LATHAM,  Will  (William Harrison)

Jan 30, 1889 – Sep 26, 1963

Parents: Hilman Latham and Nancy Jane Thomas

Spouse: Ila Lola Brannon

 

LAWRENCE,  Baby                1906 – 1906 – Dau of Jake & Blanche Lawrence

 

LAWRENCE,  Baby                1923 – 1923 – Son of Jake & Blanche Lawrence

 

LAWRENCE,  D.M.               1854 – 1946

Per Obit:  Mrs. Dora Lawrence; Born Apr 5, 1854 in Clayton; Died at age 92 on Jun 12, 1946; Survived by spouse Marshall Lawrence whom she married Oct 7, 1869 and her children Mrs. Minnie Long of Leveland TX, Mrs. Mollie Long of Cushing and Mrs. Jennie Ash, Miss Eva Lawrence and Robert Lawrence of Carthage, 27 grandchildren, thirty-five great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren; Preceded in death by seven children, five grandchildren and two great grandchildren; Affiliated with the Missionary Baptist Church in Jul 1875; Consecrated and devoted life to the Lord for 70 years; Services by Rev. H.L. Groom – The Panola Watchman, Jun 27, 1846.     Per History of Panola County:  Dora was the daughter of Jacob S. Cariker and Adaline Jordan.

 

LAWRENCE, Edgar

Nov 29, 1872 – Apr 21, 1942

Parents: Marshall Lawrence and Dora Cariker

 

LAWRENCE, Fannie Blanche

Aug 8, 1889 in Union Co NC – Jan 12, 1983

John Henry Dry and Jane Alice Parker

Spouse: Jake A. Lawrence

 

LAWRENCE,  Dr. G.A.          1872 – 1922 – Son of D.M. & M.T. Lawrence

Per History of Panola County:  Gus was the son of Dora Cariker and Marshall T. Lawrence.  Never married.

 

LAWRENCE,  Georgia         1838 – Jan 11, 1922

Per Obit: Mrs. Georgia Lawrence; Born 1838; Died Jan 11, 1922 at age 84; Survived by son Oscar Lawrence; Died of an illness of about ten days after falling down the steps at her home suffering three broken ribs and internal injuries; Member of the First Baptist Church; Buried at Clayton – The Panola Watchman, Jan 18, 1922    Per 1900 Census Thomas A. Lawrence was born ca 1823 in GA and both his parents were born in SC; Georgia A. was born ca 1840 in FL, her father in NC and her mother in SC; only child Oscar M. was born ca 1870 in TX.   Per 1900 Census, Georgia’s husband Thomas A. was deceased.  Georgia’s date of birth was listed as Jul 1839 and she was operating a boarding house.

 

LAWRENCE,  Dr. H.W.         Nov 22, 1852 – Mar 30, 1890

 

LAWRENCE,  J.A. “Jake”      1886 – 1939

 

LAWRENCE, James W.  “Wolf”

Jan 11, 1908 – Sep 18, 1989

Parents: J.A. Lawrence and Blanche Dry

Spouse: Katheryn Ross

 

LAWRENCE,  Jesse Cariker               1895 – 1899 – Son of M.T. & O.M. Lawrence

 

LAWRENCE,  M.T.                Dec 13, 1840 – Nov 30, 1932

Per Obit: Marshall T. Lawrence was born Dec 30, 1840 in Stewart Co GA; Died Nov 30, 1932 at age of 91 from pneumonia; Buried at Clayton; Survived by spouse Dora Cariker Lawrence whom he married Oct 7, 1869, and their children Mrs. Minnie Long, L.J. Lawrence, Mrs. Mollie Long, Willis Long, Jake Long, Robert Long, Eva Long, Mrs. Jennie Ash and Edgar Lawrence;  Preceded in death by three children; Served in the Confederate Army from 1862 – 1865; Came to Panola County in 1866 – The Panola Watchman, Dec 1, 1932

 

LAWRENCE,  Oda McDora  

May 5, 1854 – Jun 13, 1946

Parents: Jacob Cariker and Alena Jules

 

LAWRENCE,  Orrie Lena Cyphers                

Aug 22, 1885 – Mar 14, 1961

Parents: J.M. Cyphers and Elizabeth Taylor

Spouse:  Willis T. Lawrence

 

LAWRENCE,  T.A.                 Jan 9, 1813 – 1897

 

LAWRENCE,  Willis T.           1883 – 1936

Per Obit:  Born in Clayton; Died at age 53 in Carthage; Resided in Carthage; Survivors: his mother Dora (Mrs. Marshall) Lawrence, his spouse, his brothers Jake Edgar and Robert all of Carthage, his sisters Mrs. Jerry Long of Cushing, Mrs. J.A. Long of Levelland and Mrs. R.T. Ash and Miss Eva Lawrence of Carthage; Was the son of pioneer settlers of this section; Services at Baptist Church in Clayton and burial in Clayton Cem – The Panola Watchman, Nov 26, 1936 – Per History of Panola County, he was the son of Dora Cariker and Marshall T. Lawrence and married Orrie Cyphers.

 

LISTER,  Horace         No dates

Per 1900 Census was born Jan 1870 in TX, was a boarder in the house of Jane Long

 

LISTER,  L.E.              1819 – 1900

Per 1900 Census was Lawrence E. Lister, born Feb 1819 in AL, was living in the household of his son William T and Nannie C. Haley Lister

 

LISTER,  Mary D.       1893 – 1895 – Dau of N.C. & W.T. Lister

 

LONG, Birdy Lee

Sep 19, 1979 – Jun 28, 1975

Parents: Jim S. Long and Sallie Guinn

Spouse: Belle Bailey

 

LONG,  Georgia Ann  

Feb 14, 1873 – Oct 26, 1960

Parents: Bidge Davis and Jane Taylor

 

LONG,  Jerry W.         Oct 19, 1874 – Mar 16, 1920

Per History of Panola County:  Wife was Mollie Lawrence, the daughter of Dora Cariker and Marshall T. Lawrence

 

LONG,  Jim S. Feb 3, 1856 – Aug 21, 1938

 

LONG,  John Augustus

Oct 26, 1860 – Nov 5, 1951

Parents: John Long and Martha Jones

 

LONG, Joseph Delma

Mar 17, 1911 – Oct 17, 1984

Parents: John Augustus Long and Georgia Ann Davis

Spouse: Viola May Brown

 

LONG,  Lawrence W.             1895 – 1896 – Son of James & Minnie Long

 

LONG,  Lee                1879 - ________

 

LONG,  Lola Belle      

Feb 8, 1879 – Nov 20, 1957

Parents: J.H. Bailey and Mary Minter

Spouse: Lee Long

 

LONG,  Margie Ada                Aug 20, 1902 – Sep 13, 1908

 

LONG,  Nancy                       

May 17, 1865 – Nov 5, 1949

Parents: John Long and Martha Jones

Per Obit:  Survived by her brother John A. Long and three grandchildren; Preceded in death by her parents John and Martha Long; Buried in Clayton Cem – The Panola Watchman, Nov 17, 1949

 

LONG,  Sallie E.          Apr 11, 1858 – Oct 4, 1936

 

LONG,  Sarah Jane      May 29, 1858 – Mar 19, 1943

 

LONG, Viola May

Mar 12, 1924 – Nov 13, 1995

Parents: Atlas Brown and Iva May Foshee

Spouse: Joseph Delma Long

 

LONG,  W.A.              Jul 29, 1935 – Oct 28, 1937

Per Obit:  Little “Sonny” Long; Died Oct 28, 1937 on the way to a Shreveport hospital; Survived by his mother Mrs. W.A. Long and his sisters Mary Ellen and Billie Jean Long, also his grandparents Mr. And Mrs. J.H. Holder; Buried in Clayton Cem – The Panola Watchman, Nov 4, 1937

 

LONG,  William A.      Aug 24, 1907 – Feb 12, 1937

Per Obit: Alton Long; Allegedly killed at age 30 at the home of a relative following an argument; No charges have yet been filed – The Panola Watchman, Mar 18, 1937

 

LONG,  Velma H.        1909 - ______

 

LUNSFORD,  Lela Ann           Feb 1, 1872 – Apr 1, 1898 – Dau of G.J. & H.L. Lunsford

 

MARTIN,  Henry Lee              1883 – 1885 – Son of J.R. & F.M. Martin

Son of John Martin and Florence McLendon

 

MAURITZEN,  Annie May      1908 – 1909 – Infant of W.H. & Eva Mauritzen

 

MAURITZEN,  Clyde  1906 – 1908 – Son of J.A. & M.R. Mauritzen

Per Obit: Died at age 17 months; survivors parents Mr. & Mrs. J.A. Mauritzen, a brother and a sister – The Panola Watchman, Apr 8, 1908

 

MAURITZEN,  Eva                 1885 – 1970

Per Marriage Records:  W.H. Mauritzen married Eva B. Nail on Sep 9, 1906 – Per History of Panola County: Eva Beatrice Nail was the daughter of James F. Nail and Mary A. Wilson who married Jul 18, 1880.  She married William Henry Mauritzen.  Their children are Mary Louise, Annie May, Olive Christine, Jimmie, William Hugh, Beatrice, Florence and Frances. – Per TX Death Index: Eva Mauritzen, died Feb 19, 1970 in Cherokee Co TX

 

MAURITZEN,  Fanalou           1900 – 1966

 

MAURITZEN,  Infant  Nov 2, 1906 – Apr 1, 1908 – Son of John A. & M.R.

Son of John Andrew Mauritzen and Martha Roberta Jones

 

MAURITZEN,  J.B.                 May 9, 1850 – Feb 11, 1898

Per Marriage Records:  J.B. Mauritzen married A.E. Weed on Dec 21, 1870, J.B. Mauritzen married M.A. Carlile on Jan 2, 1878, J.B. Mauritzen married E.A. Carlile on Jan 19, 1886

 

MAURITZEN,  John A.           Jun 9, 1872 – Feb 20, 1951 – Husband of Roberta

Per Marriage Records:  J.A. Mauritzen married Berter Jones on Oct 11, 1899 – Per History of Panola County:  John Andrew Mauritzen was the son of James Boyeman Mauritzen and Anne Elizabeth Weed.  John Andrew married Martha Roberta Jones and they had four children William Floyd, John Juther, Joe K. and Clyde Jones (who died young)

 

MAURITZEN,  M. Roberta     Mar 22, 1880 – Oct 13, 1950 – Wife of John A. Mauritzen

Per Marriage Records:  J.A. Mauritzen married Berter Jones on Oct 11, 1899 – Per History of Panola County:  Martha Roberta was the daughter of John C. Jones and Sarah Story.  Martha Roberta Jones married John Andrew Mauritzen and they had four children William Floyd, John Luther, Joe K. and Clyde Jones (who died young)

 

MAURITZEN,  Texie              _______ - 1910

Per Obit:  Died after an operation from appendicitis in Shreveport; Burial: Clayton; Survivors, a brother John Mauritzen – The Panola Watchman, Oct 12, 1910 – Per History of Panola County:  Texie was the daughter of James Boyeman Mauritzen and Elise Carlile.

 

MAURITZEN,  W. Floyd        1900 – Mar 5, 1988

Per History of Panola County:  He was the son of John Andrew Mauritzen and Martha Roberta Jones.

Per TX Death Index: William Floyd Mauritzen, died Mar 5, 1988

 

MAURITZEN,  W.H.              1874 – 1965

Per Marriage Records:  W.H. Mauritzen married Eula Belle Power on Mar 13, 1905, W.H. Mauritzen married Eva B. Nail on Sep 9, 1906 Per Marriage Records:  W.H. Mauritzen married Eva B. Nail on Sep 9, 1906 – Per History of Panola County: Eva Beatrice Nail married William Henry Mauritzen was the son of James Boyeman Mauritzen and Ann Elizabeth Weed.  He married Eva Beatrice Nail.  Their children are Mary Louise, Annie May, Olive Christine, Jimmie, William Hugh, Beatrice, Florence and Frances.

 

MC CLAIN,  Lillie                   Feb 17, 1888 – Oct 5, 1905

Per Obit: Born Feb 17, 1888 – Died Oct 5, 1905; Burial at Clayton Cem; Survivors Father, mother, brothers and sisters; Lived at Clayton and joined the Baptist church in 1903   Per 1900 Census: the daughter of Winfield S. and Martha J. McClain

 

MC GRAW,  Beverley Sue      born & died Jul 2, 1951

 

MC KINNEY,  T.P.                1828 – 1901

 

MC GUIRT,  Patrick Reed       March 7, 1924 – Aug 12, 1944

 

MC GUIRT,  Ruth Reed          1906 – 1935

 

MC KINNEY,  T.P.                1828 – Mar 15, 1901

 

MC LENDON,  Eld. J.F.         Jul 28, 1839 – Aug 22, 1918

John Franklin McLendon, son of Martin Maxwell McLendon; grandson of Josiah McLendon and Mary Grandberry.  He 1st married Josephine Homes in Pike Co AL. After her death he 2nd married Mary Catherine Wills.

 

MC LENDON,  H.M. “Henry”           1868 – 1937 – Husband of Lennie Heath

 

MC LENDON,  Infant 1915 – 1915 – Son of W.L. & L.S. McLendon

 

MC LENDON,  Joe Bailey      1904 – 1906 – Son of W.L. & L.S. McLendon

 

MC LENDON,  John Allen      1909 – 1909 – Son of W.L. & L.S. McLendon

 

MC LENDON,  John Franklin   1905 – 1905 – Son of H.M. & Lennie McLendon

Died at the age of nine months.

 

MC LENDON,  Josephine       1846 – 1901 – Wife of Eld. J.F. McLendon

Josephine Holmes married John Franklin McLendon on Dec 17, 1863 in Pike Co AL

 

MC LENDON,  Lee Emma     Oct 3, 1876 – Apr 8, 1918 – Wife of W.L. McLendon

 

MC LENDON,  Lennie Heath  Mar 2, 1874 – Aug 16, 1905 – Wife of Henry M. McLendon    Per History of Panola County TX:  Melinda Caroline Heath, the daughter of William L. Heath and Carolyn Long,  married Henry McLendon.

 

MC LENDON,  Lula Welch    1872 – 1955

 

MC LENDON,  Mary C.         Dec 18, 1846 – Dec 4, 1937

Per Obit:  Mrs. Mary Catherine Wills McClendon; Born Dec 18, 1846  in Woolsberry GA; Survived by her child W.O. Wills, five grandchildren including Mrs. Glen Soape and Mrs. Ross Soape and numerous great grandchildren; Died in the home of her granddaughter Mrs. Glen Soape; 1st spouse Bostie Wills whom she married in 1866, following his death she came to TX in 1890; Married Rev. J.G. McClendon, a pioneer Baptist minister in 1902; Services in Clayton – The Panola Watchman, Dec 9, 1937

 

MC LENDON,  Mina         April 10, 1887 – March 3, 1979

 

MC LENDON,  Rosa B.         Dec 25, 1878 – Jun 24, 1900 – Wife of Walter L. McLendon

 

MC LENDON,  Walter L.       Feb 19, 1875 – Jun 16, 1919 – Husband of Rosa

 

MC LENDON,  Willie C.  Died at age 13 years, 11 mo and 28 days – Son of J.F. & J.

Willie Chatham McLendon – born March 31, 1877, died Sep 28, 1891

 

MIDDLEBROOK, Joe Jarrel

Jun 3, 1904 – Mar 18, 1994

Parents: Joseph Anderson Middlebrook and Nellie Allison

 

MIDDLEBROOK, Joseph Anderson    Sep 14, 1867 – Aug 19, 1941 – Husband of Nellie Allison         Per marriage records J.A. Middlebrook married Nellie Allison on Dec 2, 1891

 

MIDDLEBROOK,  Nellie Allison        Aug 18, 1872 – Dec 26, 1926 – Wife of Joseph A. Middlebrook      Per marriage records J.A. Middlebrook married Nellie Allison on Dec 2, 1891

 

MILLER,  William Emory                    

Dec 19, 1911 – Feb 1, 1954

Parents: Samuel Grady Miller and Laurie Chamness

Spouse: Virginia _______

 

MIMS,  Annie    (Julia Annie Cooper)  

Sep 22, 1873 – Jul 16, 1959

Parents: John Cooper and Julia Mims

Spouse: C.L. Mims

 

MIMS, Columbus Lowery

Jun 18, 1871 – Jan 12, 1968

Parents: John T. Mims and Julia Annie Cooper

 

MIMS,  Eva Elaine      

Sep 31, 1902 – Sep 4, 1967

Parents: George Washington Elam and Willie Jean Sanders

Spouse: J.L. Mims

 

MIMS,  Harvey Lee

Apr 30, 1905 – Feb 22, 1956

Parents: Columbus Larry Mims and Anna Julia Cooper

Spouse: Maurine

 

MIMS, Hubert Wayland

Jul 17, 1934 – Feb 9, 1996

Parents: Lee Mims and Maurine Witherspoon

 

MIMS,  Jessie Lloyd   

Mar 17, 1899 – Oct 28, 1973

Parents: C.L. Mims and Annie Cooper

 

MIMS.  Lowrey           1871 – 1968

Per TX Death Index:  Columbus Lowery Mims, born Jun 18, 1871, died Jan 12, 1968

 

MIMS,  Maurine         

Jun 16, 1906 – May 14, 1991

Parents: James Amos Witherspoon and Melissa Dee Porter

Spouse: Harvey Lee Mims

 

MINTER,  Clayton Webster    

Feb 28, 1885 – Jun 29, 1970

Parents: Robert Nye Minter and Eliza Ellen Story

Per TX Death Index: Clayton W. Minter, born Feb 28, 1885, died Jun 29, 1970

 

MINTER, Cora Lee

Parents: Claude Anders and Martha McIlwain

Spouse: Homer Houston Minter

 

MINTER,  Crawford    Sep 27, 1875 – Jul 9, 1900 – Son of Eliza M. & R.M. Minter

 

MINTER,  D.C.           Feb 22, 1823 – May 22, 1902

 

MINTER,  Eliza           Jan 16, 1856 – Jan 31, 1898 – Wife of R.N. Minter

 

MINTER, Homer Houston

May 9, 1895 – Nov 2, 1985

Parents: Jackson Minter and Falbia McCard

Spouse: Cora Anders

 

MINTER,  Infant          1898 – 1898 – Son of Eliza & R.N. Minter

 

MINTER,  J.J.             Mar 12, 1867 – Mar 2, 1908

 

MINTER,  Lummie McLendon Oct 22, 1891 – Nov 15, 1932 – Wife of L.L. Minter

Per Paul M. Jauch:  Lummie Maude McClendon, the oldest child/daughter of Henry Martin McLendon and Melinda Caroline Heath, married Lloyd Minter.

 

MINTER,  Martha       1850 – 1918

 

MINTER,  R.N.           Oct 4, 1853 – Jun 12, 1937 – Husband of Eliza

 

MONROE,  Emma Jane           1877 – 1936

 

MOORE,  Martha Belk       Mar 13, 1888 – Aug 18, 1858

 

MORELAND,  H.H.                Dec 10, 1825 – Jan 11, 1900

 

MORELAND,  James H.         1866 – 1883 – Son of H.H & M.D. Moreland

 

MORELAND,  Mary D.          Aug 5, 1825 – Jan 18, 1916

 

MOORE,  Martha Belk            1888 – 1958

 

MOORE,  William Gary           1964 – 1964

 

MORRIS,  Elizabeth Pinkney   May 9, 1825 – Oct 8, 1909 – Wife of John Morris

 

MORRIS,  Ellen           (No dates)

 

MORRIS,  Estella        1861 – 1944 – Wife of J.L. Dow Morris

Per History of Panola County:  Estella Walton was the daughter of Nancy Jane Reed and William Walton.  She 1st married J.L.Dow Morris and 2nd married C. Born.  Her children are Joseph, Newell and Robert Deason Morris and Lilla and Willie Born.

 

MORRIS,  J.L. Dow                1859 – 1890

Per History of Panola County:  J.L. Dow Morris was the 1st husband of Estella Walton and their children were Joseph Newell and Robert Deason Morris.

 

MORRIS, Robert Donald

Dec 17, 1929 – Jul 22, 1989

Parents: Joseph Lorenzo Dow Morrie and Edna Mae Bailey

Spouse: Louise Nutt

 

MORRIS,  Thomas James       

Nov 7, 1885 – Jan 30, 1965

 

MORRIS,  William Levi          

Jul 7, 1881 – Oct 23, 1968

Parents: William Wright Morris and Martha Ellen Walling

Per TX Death Index: William Levi Morris, died Oct 23, 1968

 

NAIL,  Anna                1922 – 1936

Per Obit:  Born Feb 10, 1922; Died Apr 11, 1936 in the Buncombe Community after a short illness; Resided in the Buncombe Community; Survived by her mother Mrs. Lou Ella Nail, three brothers and four sisters; Preceded in death 11 years earlier by her father; Serviced at First Baptist Church in Clayton and burial in Clayton Cem – The Panola Watchman, Apr 16, 1936

 

NAIL,  Emma              Jan 23, 1915 – Feb 10, 1916 – Dau of M.O. & M.E. Nail

 

NAIL,  Homer             Jan 27, 1884 – Dec 23, 1924 – Husband of Louella

Per Obit: Died Dec 23, 1934 at the age of 40 of pneumonia; Resided in Panola Co; Buried at Clayton Cem; Survived by spouse , seven children, a brother M.O. Nail and sisters Mrs. E.E. Brassell, Mrs. W.H. Mauritzen and half brothers Dr. L.T. Wilson and W.C. Wilson; Was one of Panola County’s valued citizens – The Panola Watchman, Jan 7, 1925 – Per History of Panola County:  He was the son of James F. Nail and Mary A. Wilson. – Per Marriage Records: W.H. Nail married Louella Edson on Mar 10, 1907

 

 

NAIL,  Infant               1903 – 1908 – Dau of M.O. & M.E. Nail

 

NAIL,  Infant               1904 – 1904 – Dau of M.O. & M.E. Nail

 

NAIL,  Louella Mar 6, 1888 – Mar 6, 1911 – Wife of Homer Nail

Per Obit:  Died on her 53rd birthday in 1941; Survived by her children Roland, Leon Howard Nail, Mrs. Agnes Reed, Mrs. Bernice Johnson, Mrs. Sybil Langford and Miss Grace Nail; four grandchildren; Preceded in death fifteen years earlier by her husband and five years earlier by her daughter Anna; Buried in Clayton Cem – The Panola Watchman, Mar 13, 1941 – Per Marriage Records: W.H. Nail married Louella Edson on Mar 10, 1907

 

NASH,  Noel     Died 1914 – Infant son of N.E. & M.E. Nash

 

NEAL,  Ophelia Americus      

Aug 9, 1863 – Nov 5, 1941

Parents: Jack Black and Ophelia ________

Per Obit: Died at age 78 from an injury she received when she fell in her room; Resided in Carthage; Survived by her children O.B. and Grady Reed and Mrs. C.A. Foster and Mrs. J.O. Nelson; A kind Christian mother who moved from Alabama to TX at the age of three; Services at First Baptist Church in Clayton and burial in Clayton Cem – The Panola Watchman, Nov 6, 1941

 

NEELEY,  Mrs. Sue R.            1843 – 1915

 

NELSON,  Amanda M.           1852 – 1894 – Wife of J.H. Nelson

Per Obit: Mrs. Joe Nelson; Died Sep 3, 1930 at age of 81; Resided and buried at Clayton; Survived by daughter Mrs. Malcolm Shaw – The Panola Watchman, Sep 3, 1930 – Per History of Panola County: Amanda M. Davis married Joseph H. Nelson.  Amanda was the daughter of William Davis and Mary Walton.  Mary was the daughter of George Walton. The children of Joseph and Amanda are Mary E. Sophronia, Omer D., Louella, Orra P., Linnie M., Rubie V., Arie G., Joseph M. and two that died in infancy.

 

NELSON,  Elizabeth                1876 – 1877 – Dau of J.F. & A.M. Nelson

 

NELSON,  Iris Mildred            1897 – 1899 – Dau of J.H. & T.V. Nelson

 

NELSON,  J.H.           Jun 9, 1849 – Sep 3, 1930

Per History of Panola County:  Joseph H. was the son of William F. Nelson who was born in Salem NY, but came to TX to “fight in the Mexican War”.  On Jan 29, 1846 William married Louisa Shepherd, the daughter of Elizabeth Reed and Hugh Shepherd. The children of Joseph and Amanda are Mary E. Sophronia, Omer D., Louella, Orra P., Linnie M., Rubie V., Arie G., Joseph M. and two that died in infancy. – Per 1900 Census he was Joseph Nelson and was born in , his father in NY and his mother in TN. He was farmer.  His children by his previous marriage were Luela (born Oct 1878), May (born May 1882), Ruby (born Sep 1886), Ary (born Sep 1888) and Joseph M. (born May 1890)   Joseph married Amanda M. Davis.

 

NELSON,  Manuel      Sep 11, 1894 – Nov 9, 1894 – Son of J.H. & A.M. Nelson

 

NELSON,  Philo M.    Nov 12, 1892 – Jul 10, 1894

 

NELSON,  Texas V.    Dec 12, 1853 – May 15, 1925 – Wife of J.H. Nelson

Per 1880 Census she as 24 years old and the wife of Dr. Jeremiah that time. She was born in AL and both her parents born in GA;  Per marriage records, following the death of Dr. Deason,in 1892  Texanna 2nd married J.H. Nelson on Sep 24, 1896.  Per the 1900 Census, the known children of Jeremiah and Texanna are Mabel (born Jun 1882), Talmage (born Jan 1884) and Frankie (a daughter, born Jan 1889).  On the 1900 Census she stated that she had given birth to six children, but only three were living at that time.  One of the deceased children would be Oren (1892-1894), nothing is known of the other two deceased children.  Also at the time of the 1900 Census, Texanna was operating a millinary business.    Per Obit: Died May 15, 1925; Resided at Clayton; Buried at Clayton Cem; Survived by spouse, a son Talmage Deason Nelson of Dallas and a daughter Mrs. Frank Dry of Winters – The Panola Watchman, May 13, 1925

 

OSBURN,  Emily Ann  1863 – 1937

 

OSBURN,  M.A.         Jul 16, 1852 – Dec 30, 1920 – Wife of W.G. Osburn

Per Marriage Records:  W.G. Osborne married M.A. Lassater on Nov 12, 1877 – Per Obit: Martha Antoinette Osborn; Born Jul 16, 1852; Died Dec 30, 1920; Survived by sons Oscar P. Osborn of Longbranch, Lee Lasseter and John Lasseter both of Henderson, Solomon Lasseter of Tyler, Jeff Lasseter of Ft. Worth, Jesse Lasseter of Joaquin and Jack Lasseter of Iowa Park TX and four daughters Mrs. Julia Wallace of Timpson, Mrs. Henrietta Jordan of Marshall and Mrs. Amanda Wallace of Pine Hill; Had been ill for two years; Buried at the Baptist Church in Clayton – The Panola Watchman, Jan 12, 1921

 

OSBURN,  Thomas Benjamin  Nov 16, 1916 – Feb 27, 1918

 

OSBURN,  T.W.         Sep 27, 1859 – Jan 11, 1918

Per 1860 Census: William was the son of Sherod and Sarah Osburn and was born in AL

 

OSBURN,  W.G.         Jul 21, 1853 – Mar 13, 1920 – Husband of M.A

Per Marriage Record:  W.G. Osburn married M.A. Lasseter on Nov 12, 1877.

 

PIKE,  Clifford I.          Jul 8, 1885 – Jun 29, 1947

Per Obit:  Born Jul 8, 1885 in the Mt. Bethel Community; Died at age 62 from a heart attack; Survived by his spouse Eva Jewel Garner whom he married on  Sep 12, 1905 and her children Dennis, Leonard, Enis and M.D. Pike and Mrs. Joe Mauritzen, his brothers J.P. and B.W. both of Houseton and five grandchildren; Preceded in death by parents John and Susan Gammage Pike and one daughter; Converted and joined Mt. Bethel Baptist Church in 1908; Services in Rusk Co – The Panola Watchman, Jul 10, 1947

 

PIKE,  Eva Jewel

Oct 26, 1888 – Dec 24, 1973

Parents: Evan Howard Garner and Marilla Shoults

Spouse: Clifford I. Pike

 

PORTER,  Homer Alvin

Jan 6, 1901 – Aug 11, 1970

Parents: Jim Henry Porter and Lula Plemons

Spouse: Opal ______

Misc: Was Night Watchman for the City of Carthage.

 

RAMSEY,  Sarah Rebecca Wells         1867 – 1897 – Wife of J.B. Ramsey

 

RAYBUN,  Alice I. Duke         Dec 16, 1888 – Jun 26, 1933 – Wife of S.H. Raybun

 

RAYBUN,  Bessie Lee            Aug 31, 1897 – Oct 20, 1899 – Dau of J.J. & F.J. Rayburn

 

RAYBUN,  Fannie       1857 – 1936 – Wife of J.J. Rayburn

Per Obit:  Mrs. J.J. Raybun (Fanny Whatley); Born Jan 31, 1857; Died Feb 26, 1936 at the home of her daughter Mrs. J.S. Gholston after four months of illness; Resided in Clayton; Survived by her spouse Mr. J.J. Raybun, her children John Raybun of Las Vegas NM, Mrs. Lorena White of Shreveport, Mrs. Jim Gholston of Carthage and Mrs. H.C. Dennard of Snap, 23 stepchildren, twenty grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren; Had been married about 52 years; a resident of Panola Co about 45 years; Services at First Baptist Church in Clayton – The Panola Watchman, Feb 27, 1936

 

RAYBUN,  J.J.            1847 – 1933 – Husband of Fannie

Per Obit: Born Feb 7, 1847 in AL; Resided at  Clayton; Died Jun 14, 1933 at age 86; Buried at Clayton Cem; Survived by spouse Fannie Whatley Raybun, sons B.H., S.H. and J.C. Raybun, daughters Mrs. J.O. Heath, Mrs. Lorena Hornsby and Mrs. J.S. Gholston all of Carthage and Mrs. H.C. Dennard of the Snap Community; 29 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren; Preceded in death by 1st spouse Mary E. Brooks Raybun and to them were born five children; To his second union were born seven children: Joined the Confederate Army at age 15; Settled in TX in 1894 – The Panola Watchman, Jun 22, 1933

 

RAYBUN,  Sanford Houston               1877 – 1960

 

REASONOVER,  Bessie         1891 - ____ - Dau of W.J. & N.L. Reasonover

Per Marriage Records:  Walter J. Reasonover and N. Lila “Kittie” Reed on Aug 9, 1888.  Walter and Kittie were enumerated on the 1900 Census in Nacogdoches County TX

 

REED,  Andrew J.        Mar 16, 1866 – Jul 10, 1952 – Husband of Nettie

Per History of Panola County:  Andrew J. Reed married Nettie Strong and they had no children.  Son of  Samuel Stephen Reed and Sarah Adelaide Greenwood

 

REED,  Bennie 1869 – 1946      Husband of Lanie

Per Obit: T.H.B. Reed; Born Apr 28, 1869; Died Jan 26, 1946; Survived by his spouse Lanie Strong Reed whom he married Jan 2, 1889 and his children Frank, George and John Reed and Mrs. Nettie Lou Wakefield and Mrs. J.D. Roquemore; Preceded in death by two children; United with Bethel Baptist Church at age 25 and was an active member; Services at Old Bethel Church by Bro. Overalls assisted by Eld. Ottie Reed – The Panola Watchman, Feb 21, 1946  Per History of Panola County: Son of  Samuel Stephen Reed and Sarah Adelaide Greenwood.  Thomas H. Benton Reed married Lannie Strong and their children were Glenn, Eddie, Nettie Lou, Frank. George, Ruth and John Reed.

 

REED,  Buel Watley                 1897 - ______  (After 1900 Census)

Per History of Panola County:  The husband of Virgie B. Baker.  They had one child, Sarah Frances.

 

REED,  Eva Ella           1873 – 1929

Per Obit: Mrs. Ella Eva Reed; Died Sep 26, 1929 at age 56; Resided at Clayton; Survived by parent Mrs. N.A. Prior; spouse Garry Reed; sons Robert and Earnest Reed; daughters Mrs. Byron Ross, Miss Ella Mae and Miss Jeanette Reed; brothers C.N. and L.W. Prior, sisters Mrs. R.T. West, Mrs. Henry Reed, Mrs. Minta Turner and Mrs. George Strong; five grandchildren; Funeral serviced conducted by Rev. C.L. Vermillion and Rev. Clyde Wallace – The Panola Watchman, Oct 2, 1929 and Oct 30, 1929 - Per History of Panola County:  Garry R. Reed married Ella Prior.  Their children were Robert W., Lou Willard, Ella Mae and Jeanette Reed.

 

 

REED,  Francis Marian Aug 25, 1858 – Sep 8, 1900

Son of  Samuel Stephen Reed and Sarah Adelaide Greenwood.  Husband of Ophelia Americus Neal.  The 1900 Census shows that they had 8 children, 4 of whom were still living at that time. – Per History of Panola County:  Frances Marian “Bud” Reed married Ophelia Black and their children were Sammy, Oscar B., Lacy and Grady Reed.

 

REED,  Garry R.          Oct 18, 1870 – Jan 29, 1957

Per History of Panola County:  Garry R. Reed married Ella Prior.  Their children were Robert W., Lou Willard, Ella Mae and Jeanette Reed.

 

REED,  George Samuel            Jun 21, 1901 – Feb 7, 1984

 

REED,  Glenn  1888 – 1939

Son of Thomas H. & L.B. Reed.  The 1900 Census shows him as being born Nov 1889.

 

REED,  Herbert Mays              1886 – 1897 – Son of W.M. Reed & wife

Parents:  Walter M. Reed and Sarah M.

 

REED,  Infant               born and died Oct 7, 1917 – Son of B.W. & W.M. Reed

 

REED, Joseph G.    XXXX – XXXX

 

REED,  Katie Mae       Apr 8, 1902 – Feb 4, 1977 – Wife of Robert W. Reed

 

REED,  Lanie E.           1870 – 1960    Wife of Bennie Reed

Per History of Panola County: Thomas H. Benton Reed married Lanie Strong and their children were Glenn, Eddie, Nettie Lou, Frank. George, Ruth and John Reed.

 

REED,  Lizzie               Oct 20, 1852 – Apr 2, 1937 – Wife of Robert Reed

Amanda Elizabeth Phillips  married Robert Reed on Oct 28, 1868 in Panola Co TX.  Per  the 1900 Census they had four children.  - Per History of Panola County:  Robert “Bob” Reed married Elizabeth Amanda “Lizzie” Phillips and they child Bert “Kitty” Reed married Walter Reasonover.

 

 

REED,  Luther Zell       1880 – 1880 – Dau of F. M. & P.A. Reed

Parents: Francis M. Reed and Ophelia Americus Neal

 

REED,  Mary Lucille        Dec 24, 1901 – Jul 8, 1903 – Dau of G.R. & E.E. Reed

 

REED, Melba Mae    Mar 13, 1937 – &nspb; - Wife of William H. Reed

 

REED,  Melissa Ruth    Feb 1, 1904 – Sep 5, 1914 – Dau of G.R. & E.E. Reed

 

REED,  Mollie  Apr 3, 1871 – Feb 22, 1908 – Dau of Robbie & Lizzie Reed

Mollie Reed married J.L. Heath on Jan 8, 1888.  By the time of the 1900 Census she was divorced and living back in her parents home along with her 11 year old son Edwin Heath.  She is shown on that census back under her maiden name of Reed.

 

REED,  Nellie               1895 – 1963 – Wife of Glen Reed

 

REED,  Nerve’ Strong  May 6, 1876 – Jan 3, 1963 – Wife of Walter Munroe Reed

Per History of Panola County:  married Nerve Strong and their children were Buel, Lobel, Kate, Strong, Cosette, Sybil, Hazel and James Reed.

 

REED,  Nettie              Mar 23, 1870 – Jan 5, 1947 – Wife of Andrew J. Reed

Per Obit:  Nettie Strong Reed  “Aunt Nettie”; Born in Churchill Community in Rusk Co; Survived by her spouse Andres J. Reed whom she married on March 11, 1896; Siblings George and Jim Strong, Mrs. Monroe Reed and Miss Willie Strong: a number of nieces and nephews and other relatives; Member of Bethel Baptist Church of Clayton for more than fifty years and was an active member at the time of her death; Grand Christian character, was loved and admired by those who knew her; Had no children of her own, but was a mother and a guardian influence in the lives of other members of her family; Services in Clayton on Monday and burial at Clayton Cem – The Panola Watchman, Jan 9, 1947

 

REED,  Ophelia Americus Neal      Aug 9, 1863 – Nov 3, 1941

Per History of Panola County:  Frances Marian “Bud” Reed married Ophelia Black and their children were Sammy, Oscar B., Lacy and Grady Reed.

 

REED,  Oscar B.          1887 – 1964 – Married 1908

Per TX Death Index: Oscar Benton Reed, died Oct 31, 1964 in Harrison Co TX

 

REED,  Ralph Vernon              1939 – 1968

Per TX Death Index:  Ralph Vernon Reed, died Jun 13, 1968 in Harris Co TX, Single

 

REED,  Robert Feb 22, 1846 – Aug 4, 1918 – Husband of Lizzie

This Robert Reed believed to be the son of John H. and Nancy Reed who was born in TN.  They are the parents of Garry R. Reed who is also buried in Clayton. – Info from Lolene Newman – 2005

Per Obit: Cause of death had suffered for about eight months; Survivors his wife, two sons, two daughters and a number of grandchildren: Was called “Uncle Bob”; lived in the Clayton Community; Was a Tenesseean by birth; Moved to TX at four years of age. – Per History of Panola County:  Robert “Bob” Reed married Elizabeth Amanda “Lizzie” Phillips and they child Bert “Kitty” Reed married Walter Reasonover.

 

REED,  Robert W.       Apr 28, 1900 – Mar 13, 1946 – Husband of Katie Mae

Per Obit:  Robert Wilson Reed; Died at age 45 in Clayton; Survived by his parents Mr. & Mrs. G.R. Reed; his spouse Katie Mae Gray Reed whom he married on Nov 18, 1918, his children Richard Gray Reed, Mrs. Sara Jane Harris and Mrs. Robbie Lynn Marshall, his sisters Mrs. Lou Willard Ross, Mrs. Ella Mae Kersh and Mrs. Janette Harrell; Serviced at Bethel Baptist Church by Eld. Ottie Reed; Buried in Clayton Cem – The Panola Watchman, Mar 21, 1946

 

REED,  Sammie H.       1863 – 1864 – Son of S.S. & S.A. Reed

 

REED,  Sarah A.          Jul 11, 1839 – May 11, 1895 – Wife of S.S. Reed

Sarah Adelaide Greenwood was born in St. Clair Co AL.  She was the daughter of John Greenwood who was born in VA ca 1799 and Harriet Thomas.  John and Harriett were married on Feb 22, 1835 in St. Clair Co AL. – Per Lolene Newman 2005

 

REED,  S.S.     Mar 12, 1831 – Dec 3, 1901 – Husband of Sarah A.

Samuel Stephen Reed was born in TN, the son of John Harper Reed and his wife Nancy L. (possibly Hines) who were both born in TN, but married in Rusk Co TX.  S.S. married Sarah Adelaide Greenwood.  Their daughter Mary Antoinette Reed married Solomon Harrison Jones. – Per Lolene Newman 2005

 

REED,  Sudye M.        1888 – 1963

 

REED,  Sue                  1931 – 1933

 

REED, Thomas Franklin    Sep 22, 1899 – Sep 11, 1947

 

REED,  Virgie Baker                Jul 8, 1897 – Nov 17, 1956

Per History of Panola County:  Virgie B. was the daughter of Alfred Fritz Baker and Frances Marion Bryan.  She married Buel Reed and had one child Sarah Frances.

 

REED,  Walter Munro  Mar 13, 1872 – Jan 24, 1956 – Husband of Nerve’ Strong

Per History of Panola County:  He was the son of Samuel Stephen Reed and Adelaide Greenwood.  He married Nerve Strong and their children were Buel, Lobel, Kate, Strong, Cosette, Sybil, Hazel and James Reed.

 

REED, William H.    May 11, 1928 – Sept 7, 1980 - Husband of Melba Mae Reed

 

REED,  Willie N.          Mar 17, 1896 – Jun 23, 1897 – Son of S.S. & S.A. Reed

 

REEVES,  Emma         Jan 5, 1870 – Dec 24, 1914 – Wife of J.T. Reeves

 

REEVES,  Emmie Cecil            1905 – 1916

 

REEVES,  Infant of J.T. & Emma Reeves  (No dates)

 

REEVES,  Isaac Israel “Ike”     1897 – 1965

 

REEVES,  J.T. Dec 25, 1861 – Mar 5, 1915

 

REEVES,  Little Frank 1907 – 1916

 

REEVES,  Walter J.                 Feb 12, 1895 – Dec 28, 1923

 

RITTER,  Infant            born & died Nov 25, 1914 – Dau of Mr. & Mrs. W.O. Ritter

 

ROBERTS,  Elizabeth  1829 – 1900 – Wife of Eld. W.H. Roberts

 

ROBINETT,  Artie Meashie                 Died Feb 18, 1972 – Age 81 yrs.

 

ROBINETT,  Hanner Shelton        Feb 17, 1885 – Dec 29, 1963

 

ROBINSON,  Allen L.        Jul 20, 1882 – Nov 8, 1961

Per History of Panola County:  Allen married Fannie Lou Webb in GA and they had Johnnie Mae, Ora and Leola.  They moved to TX after the birth of their second child.

 

ROBINSON,  Billy J.               1927 – 1952

Per History of Panola County:  He was the son of David Roscoe Robinson and Vera Britton

 

ROBINSON,  D. Roscoe        1909 – 1995    Husband of Vera M.

Per History of Panola County:  David Roscoe Robinson married Vera Britton and they had Billy Jim and Lelma Ruth.

 

ROBINSON,  Didie                 1927 – 1952

 

ROBINSON,  Dorothy Marie     Oct 16, 1919 – Dec 7, 1998

 

ROBINSON,  Dovie Mae        Feb 5, 1888 – May 18, 1944 – Wife of Thomas Jefferson

Per Obit:  Died May 18, 1944 in Highland Hospital after an illness; Survived by her children Joe, Donald Ray, Weldon, George, Mrs. D.R. Harris and Dorothy Robinson;  Joined Bethel Baptist Church at an early age – The Panola Watchman, May 25, 1944 – Per History of Panola County:  Thomas Jefferson Robinson married Dovie Osborn and they had Hermie Lee, Joseph, Thomas Weldon, Dorothy, Donald Ray and George.

 

ROBINSON,  Grover C.         1885 – 1950     Husband of Julia M.

Per Marriage Records:  G.C. Robinson 1st married Mandy Osburn on Oct 21, 1906, he 2nd married Julia Griffith. – Per History of Panola County: Grover and Julia had James Lorene and Joe Bill.

 

ROBINSON,  James W., Jr.                1961 – 1961

 

ROBINSON,  James Weldon        born & died Mar 6, 1906

Per History of Panola County: He was the son of Thomas Jefferson Robinson and Mary Willie Bradbury

 

ROBINSON,  Jessie Hill          Sep 13, 1903 – Feb 17, 1955

 

ROBINSON,  Julia M. 1898 – 1995   2nd wife of Grover C. Robinson

Per History of Panola County:  Grover and Julia had James, Lorene and Joe Bill.

 

ROBINSON,  Mary Willie       Jul 28, 1863 – Mar 17, 1932 – Wife of W.T. Robinson

Per Obit: Mrs. Mary Bradbury Robinson; Born Jul 28, 1863 in Pike Co GA; Buried at Clayton Cem; Survived by spouse W.T. Robinson whom she married on Dec 15, 1882; fourteen children including two stepsons; 37 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; Moved with eight of their children to TX in 1903 and settled near Clayton – The Panola Watchman, Apr 14, 1932

 

ROBINSON,  Mattie Pearl      1903 – 1987

Per TX Death Index: Mattie Pearl Robinson, died Aug 26, 1987

 

ROBINSON,  Morene          Nov 1935 – Jan 1937

Per History of Panola County:  The daughter of William Pinkney Robinson and either Etta Mae Allums.

 

ROBINSON,   Thomas Jefferson          Oct 26, 1887 – Sep 23, 1959

Per History of Panola County: He was the son of William Thomas Robinson and Mary Willie Bradbury.   Thomas Jefferson Robinson married Dovie Osborn and they had Hermie Lee, Joseph, Thomas Weldon, Dorothy, Donald Ray and George.

 

ROBINSON,  Vera M.    1907 – 1996     Wife of D. Roscoe

Per History of Panola County:  David Roscoe Robinson married Vera Britton and they had Billy Jim and Lelma Ruth. – Per TX Death Index: Vera Mae Robinson, died Mar 6, 1996

 

ROBINSON,  W.T.     Dec 3, 1856 – Aug 5, 1933 – Husband of Mary Willie Bradbury

Per History of Panola County:  William Thomas Robinson was born in Molena GA.  He and his wife came to Clayton ca 1900 following their friends the Jacob Carikers and the J.E. Beckhams.  Two married children remain in GA, three children died as infants and were buried in GA, eight of their children came to TX with them and four more were born in TX.  William 1st married Ann E. Pollard in GA and they had John Thomas, Allen and Nancy Jane.  Nancy Jane was born in 1881 and she and her mother, Ann, died later that year.  William 2nd mar Mary Willie Matilda Ophelia Bradbury on Dec 15, 1882 in GA.

 

ROE,  Tennie Ross       1901 – 1967

Per TX Death Index: Tennie Roe, died Aug 22, 1968 in Midland Co TX

 

ROMINES,  Hillery, M.D.       1879 – 1940

 

ROQUEMORE,  J.D.              Jun 19, 1891 – Sep 11, 1946

 

ROSS,  Annie              1892 – 1924 – Wife of H.N. Ross

 

ROSS,  Arthur Brown              Nov 20, 1915 – Nov 24, 1917 – Son of A.C. & Nellie Ross

 

ROSS,  Bernard           1890 - ________

 

ROSS,  Clifford            1891 – 1966

Per TX Death Index:  Arthur Clifford Ross, died Dec 7, 1966

 

ROSS,  Daniel Byron               1900 – 1964

 

ROSS,  Emma Frances Nov 23, 1867 – Apr 25, 1936

 

ROSS,  Henry              Jul 31, 1889 – Jun 7, 1930 – Husband of Annie Ross

Per Obit: Born Jun 30, 1890; Died Jun 5, 1930 at age 39; Resided west of Carthage; Buried at Clayton; Survived by parents Mr. And Mrs. John H. Ross; spouse Claudia Ross, sons Wayne and Walter Thomas  Ross; daughter Annie Jean Ross brothers O.B., Eddie, Esker, Joe and Malcolm Ross; sisters Mrs. George Marshall, Mrs. Paul Lentz and Mrs. R.S. Scoggin; Funeral services conducted by Rev. J.A. Smith – The Panola Watchman, Jun 11, 1930

 

ROSS,  J.L.                 1885 – 1942

Per Obit: Mr. Jesse Leonard Ross; Died at age 57; Survived by his wife and his children Brenson Ross, Mrs. Buford Nutt, Mrs. Verda Gray and Mrs. Hazel Anderson; Long time resident; Prominently identified with the civic and religious life; a Deacon in the Free Will Baptist Church; former county official who had a legion of friends; Burial in Clayton Cemetery – The Panola Watchman, Sep 17, 1942

 

ROSS,  J. Elbert           1886 – 1965

Per TX Death Index:  James Elbert Ross, died Jan 4, 1965

 

ROSS,  Lou Willard     1905 – 1965

Per TX Death Index: Mary Lou Ross, died Feb 15, 1965

 

ROSS,  Lovis               1904 – 1968

Per TX Death Index:  Lovis Henry Ross, died Feb 10, 1968

 

ROSS,  Minnie        1901 - 1952

 

ROSS,  Nellie              1893 - ______

 

ROSS,  Ophe Bell Minter         1893 – 1970

Per TX Death Index: Ophe Bell Ross, died May 11, 1970

 

SATTERWHITE,  Susan Henrietta Bell            1862 – 1895 – Wife of E.M. Satterwhite

 

SHAW,  Dorothy         1911 – 1923 – Dau of R.M. & R.V. Shaw

Per Obit: Died May 27, 1923 at age 12 after an appendectomy; Survived by parent R.M. Shaw; Resided at Fairplay; Buried at Clayton Cem – The Panola Watchman, May 30, 1923

 

SHAW,  Doyle N.        Feb 16, 1906 – Jun 12, 1924

 

SHAW,  E.E.               Jan 26, 1870 – Apr 11, 1917

 

SHAW,  Elvis Wayne               Oct 2, 1900 – Sep 1, 1920 – Son of M. & O.P. Shaw

 

SHAW,  Enoch Lawson           Dec 10, 1898 – Jun 12, 1908 – Son of M. & Orra Pearl Shaw

Per Obit: Died at age of nine years; Had jumped from a barn and hurt his knee, Something like “white swelling” had followed, then malaria hastened his end; Survivors his parents Professor Malcom Shaw and Pearl Shaw; Residence at Deberry – The Panola Watchman, Jun 9, 1908

 

SHAW ,  Infant of Eddie & Mae Shaw 1911 – 1911

 

SHAW,  L. Mae          1882 – 1964

 

SHAW,  Malcom, Sr.               1875 – 1951

Married Ora Pearl Nelson on Feb 15, 1898 in Panola Co TX

 

SHAW,  Pearl              1880 - ______      “Mother”

Married Malcom Shaw on Feb 15, 1898 in Panola Co TX – Per Social Security Death Index: Orra Pearl Shaw, born Apr 5, 1880, died Nov 14, 1986

 

SHAW,  Robert M.      1880 – 1946

Per Obit:  Mr. Robert Matthew Shaw; Born Dec 31, 1880; Killed accidentally at age 65 on Nov 29, 1946, while conversing with friends on the bumper of a truck near Fulton’s Store in the Fairplay Community; Survived by his spouse Ruby Nelson Shaw of Clayton whom he married on Dec 14, 1903, and his children Mrs. Glyn Brooks and Mrs. J.P. Ernest of Carthage and Mrs. Edward Smith of Henderson, her brother Richmond Nelson of Panola County, her half sisters Mrs. Arie Browning of Fairplay and Mrs. Bessie Harris of Beckville; granddaughters Glynda Beth Brooks, Dorothy Nell, Rosemary and Joyce Ernest; Preceded in death by a daughter Dorothy who died in 1923; United with Central Baptist Church of Fairplay in 1916; Services by Rev. L.A. Willingham of Kilgore; Buried in Clayton Cem – The Panola Watchman, Dec 12, 1946

 

SHAW,  Rubie 1885 – 1958

 

SHAW,  Wayne           __________ - 1920

Per Obit: Died of appendicitis; Survivors parents Mr. & Mrs. Malcom Shaw – The Panola Watchman, Sep 8, 1920

 

SISTRUNK,  Juanita                Apr 30, 1933 – Jun 4, 1935

Per Obit: Elizabeth Sistrunk; died Jun 4, 1935 in Greenmeadow LA; Buried at Clayton; Survived by parents Mr. And Mrs. W.J. Sistrunk, a sister Bobbie Jean Sistrunk and grandparents – The Panola Watchman, June 13, 1935

 

SISTRUNK,  Kate R.              1902 – 1982

Per Social Security Death Index:  Louvenia Kate Sistrunk, born Jan 13, 1902, died Oct 16, 1982

 

SISTRUNK,  W. Jack             Dec 24, 1900 – Feb 9, 1936

Per Obit:  Jack Sistrunk; Born Dec 24, 1900; Died Feb 9, 1936; Resided in Clayton; Survived by spouse Mrs. Kate Reed Sistrunk whom he married June 1, 1922 and his child Bobbie Jean Sistrunk; Preceded in death nine month earlier by his daughter Juanita – The Panola Watchman, Feb 20, 1936

 

SMITH,  Albert E.                   1902 – 1964

 

SMITH,  Bernie Raybun           __________ - 2004     Wife of Ollie D. Smith

 

SMITH,  Johnnie Gray   (No dates)

 

SMITH,  Ollie D.         1895 – 1964

 

TADLOCK,  S.B., Jr.              1905 – 1970

 

TAYLOR,  Ambrose Byron     Jun 22, 1881 – Oct 9, 1941

 

TINKLE,  Horace        1887 – 1888 – Son of J.F. & C.A. Tinkle

Per Marriage Records: Jerry F. Tinkle and Carrie A. Davis married Dec 16, 1885

 

TODD,  Georgia          1860 – 1923 – Wife of Sam D. Todd

Per Obit: Born 1860; Died Oct 14, 1923 of a lingering illness of several months; Buried at Clayton; Survived by spouse, a son Esaka Todd, brothers Mr. Worsham of Gary and Mr. Worsham of Timpson, a daughter Mrs. Maude Owens of Marshall, a sister Mrs. Lizzie Witherspoon, a half sister Mrs. Barn of Marshall, four grandchildren; Was a life long member of the Baptist Church – The Panola Watchman, Oct 17, 1923

 

TODD,  Lena Osborne Jun 19, 1891 – Sep 13, 1935

Per 1900 Census:  Pauline Osborne, born Jun 1891 was the daughter of William G. Osborne and Martha A. Lasseter who married Nov 12, 1877

 

TODD,  Sam D.           1860 – 1953 – Husband of Georgia

 

VANDIGRIFF,  Infant 1878 – 1878 – Son of W.W. & Ellen Vandigriff

Per Marriage Records:  W.W. Vandigriff married J. Ellen Ash on Jul 12, 1877 – Per 1910 Census records the mother’s given name was James Ellen .  She is buried in Odd Fellows Cem in Carthage with other family members.

 

VANDIGRIFF,  John Thomas  1879 – 1880

Per Marriage Records:  W.W. Vandigriff married J. Ellen Ash on Jul 12, 1877

 

VANDIGRIFF, Marven Pickens          1883 – 1885

Per Marriage Records:  W.W. Vandigriff married J. Ellen Ash on Jul 12, 1877

 

VANDIGRIFF,  William Pickney         1881 – 1881

Per Marriage Records:  W.W. Vandigriff married J. Ellen Ash on Jul 12, 1877

 

WALTON,  Annie R.               1868 – 1895 – Wife of William Walton

 

WALTON,  Floyd L.               May 26, 1892 – Jul 25, 1940

 

WALTON,  Jessie       Jun 16, 1886 – Jul 28, 1897

 

WATSON,  Joseph C.             Jun 27, 1872 – Jul 8, 1872 – Son of W.T. & S.A. Watson

 

WATSON,  Lizzie        Sep 19, 1873 – Oct 13, 1876 – Dau of W.T. & S.A. Watson

 

WELCH,  Lola Jul 22, 1872 – Mar 30, 1955

 

WELLS,  Joseph T.      1840 – 1876

Per Obit: Born Apr 17, 1840; Died Jun 7, 1876 of congestion of the brain; Survivors a sick wife and one daughter – The Panola Watchman June 21, 1876 and  Jul 5, 1876    Per Marriage Records:  Joseph T. Wells married Nancy M.M. Heath on Dec 20, 1865.  Per 1870 Census: Joseph T. Wells and wife were both born in GA.  They had one daughter Sarah who was born ca 1867 in TX.  Also in the household with them was George Wells a black male, who was born ca 1868 in GA.

 

WELLS,  Melinda        Oct 15, 1845 – 1880 – Wife of Joseph R. Wells

Per Marriage Records:  Joseph T. Wells married Nancy M.M. Heath on Dec 20, 1865.

 

 

WESTMORELAND,  Marion Donnis  Oct 25, 1915 – Apr 16, 1947

Per Obit:  Killed at age 32 on Apr 16, 1947 while fighting a blaze aboard a French freighter, the SS Grand Camp, during the Texas City disaster; Survived by spouse Mrs. Mattie Lou Westmoreland and sons Don, Richard and David, a brothers James M. Westmoreland of Galveston, Robert S. Westmoreland of Alto Loma and Philip and Edward L. Westmoreland all of Houston, his adopted sister Mrs. Corbett Akins and a number of other relatives; A member of the Texas City Volunteer Fire Department; Reared by Mr. and Mrs. Marion Chadwick after the death of his parents; Was employed by Monsanto Chemical Company; a Memorial Service was held at Bethel Baptist church in Clayton – The Panola Watchman, Jun 12, 1947 and Aug 28, 1947

 

WHITAKER,  Dena                 1878 – 1963 – Wife of McSwain Whitaker

 

WHITAKER,  McSwain          1882 – 1947

Per Obit:  Joseph McSwain Whitaker; Born May 24, 1882 in Anderson SC; Died on his 65th birthday at the family home after a long illness; Resided in Longbranch; Survived by his wife and his children C.D. Whitaker of Shreveport LA, Joe M. Whitaker of El Paso, Mrs. O.E. Brassell of Carthage and Mrs. L.K. Hamilton of Nacogdoches; two sisters and one brother all of Georgia; Nine grandchildren: Retired postal employee: Came to Panola County at age 20; Services at the Methodist church in Longbranch by Rev. J.H. Phillips and Rev. Waltman – The Panola Watchman, Jun 5, 1947

 

WILLIAMSON,  George Angus          1899 – 1969 – Married 1926 to Lacy E. Jones

 

WILLIAMSON,  George W.               1860 – 1931

Per Marriage Records:  G.W. Williamson married Laura Lister on Dec 17, 1894

 

WILLIAMSON,  Infant           1902 – 1903 – Dau of G.W. & L.T. Williamson

 

WILLIAMSON,  Lacy E. Jones           1904 - ______ - Wife of George Angus Williamson

 

WILLIAMSON,  Laura Lister  1867 – 1926

Per Marriage Records:  G.W. Williamson married Laura Lister on Dec 17, 1894

 

WILLIAMSON,  Norene        1906 – 1907 – Dau of G.W. & L.T. Williamson

 

WILLIAMSON,  William Worth          1930 – 1933

 

WILLS,  Infant 1906-1907

Per Obit: Died at about six months of age; Burial at Clayton Cem; Survivors parents Mr. & Mrs. W.O. Wills – The Panola Watchman, Feb 13, 1907

 

WILLS,  Joseph Weldon                      May 6, 1908 – Jul 11, 1908

 

WILLS,  Maude           Aug 14, 1898 – Feb 22, 1909

Per Obit: Was a 10 year old fourth grader when she became ill at school; She asked her father to “cross the river” with her just before she died and said that she was not afraid; Survivors parents Mrs. & Mrs. W.O. Wills, four sisters and one brother – The Panola Watchman, Mar 17, 1909

 

WILLS,  Ophelia          Apr 2, 1869 – Oct 1, 1933

Per Obit: Born Apr 2, 1869 in GA; Resided in Panola County for 20 years until she went to Crockett to live with her daughter Mrs. T.E. Walden; Buried at Clayton Cem; Survived by son Houston Wills and daughters Mrs. Ross Soape, and Mrs. Glen Soape both of Carthage, Mrs. Bill Smith and Mrs. T.E. Walden; Preceded in death by spouse – The Panola Watchman, Oct 19, 1933    Per 1900 Census: William and Ophelia Wills married in GA as their oldest child was born there.  At the time of that census Ophelia stated that they had been married for 11 years, that she had given birth to five children, but only four were still living.  The children in their household were Belle N. (born Aug 1890), Lela (born Aug 189)2, Bosie, a female (born  Apr 1896) and Maud (born Aug 1898).  Ophelia is showing to have been born in GA as were both her parents.

 

WILLS,  W.O.             Aug 21, 1889 – Aug 27, 1927

Per Obit: Died Aug 30, 1927; Resided at Marshall; Survived by spouse, parents Mr. and Mrs. John Bailey and children – The Panola Watchman, Sep 7, 1927   Per 1900 Census: William was shown as a farmer who had been born in GA, as had both his parents.  William and Ophelia Wills married in GA as their oldest child was born there.  On that census William’s mother was living in the household with him and Ophelia.  She was Mary C. Wills born Dec 1848 in GA.

 

WITHERSPOON,  Booty        1880 – 1885 – Son of W.C. & S.A. Witherspoon

Per 1880 Census: William C. and Sarah A. Witherspoon had married in TN as their oldest child was born there.  The other children were Joan (born ca 1864), Mahala L. (born ca 1869), Ilar, female (born ca 1873) and Elza (born ca 1876)

 

WOODLEY,  Velma Ross       May 4, 1906 – Dec 10, 1932

 

WYATT,  Henrietta                  1899 - 1988

Per Marriage Records:  M.C. Wyatt married Henryetta Minter on Jan 27, 1907   Per 1900 Census: Henrietta was the daughter of Robert and Eliza Minter.  At that time her father was a widower with nine children in the household, the youngest being 7 yrs old, and all had been born in GA.  His wife Eliza died in 1898 and is bur in Clayton Cem. – Per Social Security Death Index:  Henrietta Wyatt, born Jan 12, 1899, died Oct 25, 1988

 

WYATT,  Henry Cleveland                  May 29, 1922 – Oct 12, 1942

Per Obit: Died at age 20 on Oct 12, 1942 from injuries suffered when his machine overturned on the Deadwood highway; Survived by his parents Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Wyatt, his wife and four sisters; Member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church; Services in Clayton – The Panola Watchman, Oct 22, 1942

 

WYATT,  M. Cleveland           1885 – 1962

Per Marriage Records:  M.C. Wyatt married Henryetta Minter on Jan 27, 1907

 

WYATT,  Vennie                     Nov 17, 1910 – Oct 27, 1914

 

YOUNG,  Ella Mary                1952 – 1952 – Dau of Paul & Ruth Young

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