Isaac DuBose of SC, pp 99-104 - Steven J. Coker
Subject: Isaac DuBose of SC, pp 99-104
From: Steven J. Coker
Date: November 30, 1998

Transactions of the Huguenot Society of South Carolina, No. 78, 1973.
Printed by The R. L. Bryan Company, Columbia, SC

The Isaac DuBose Family of South Carolina
Part II, pages 99-104
By Leola Wilson Konopa 
[Mrs. Benedict Walter Konopa, Columbia, South Carolina.]

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13. Benjamin James Dubose, b. 9-15-1805, d. 6-27-1881, m. 6-15-1826 Sarah Ann
Lamar, (b. 9-25-1811 Putnam Co., Ga., d. 3-21-1899). This family moved to
Washington Co., Texas, ca. 1840, and then to Calhoun Co., Ark., until 1870, then
to Lavaca Co., near Moulton, Texas. Then to Medina Co., Tx. ca. 1882/3 on Black
Creek. They gave land in Gonzales Co., Texas, for a Church and are buried in
Good Hope Cemetery adjacent to the Church for which they had given land. Benj.
J. Dubose d. in Lavaca Co., Tx. Ann Lamar, was daughter of James and Catherine
Lamar. The Commissioner of General Land Office in Austin, Tx., shows Benj. J.
Dubose appeared before the Board of Land Commissioners 7-5-1841 in Milam Co.,
Tx. He stated he arrived in the Republic of Texas Feb. 1841 and requested land,
and was given 640 acres in Milam County. The land was patented 1-20-1847. See
the records of Mrs. Vera Foster, 2024 Summit Ave., San Antonio, Tx., for data on
this line. Children of Benjamin James and Sarah Ann Lamar Dubose were:

  (a) James Lafayette Dubose, b. 6-30-1830 in Dallas Co., Ala., d. 2-4-1893 in
Gonzales Co., Tex. He m. 1st. Martha Cook (b. in Ala.), in Union Co., Ark.,
9-5-1854. Bible records are in possession of Mrs. Myrtle Taylor, $an Antonio.
Their children were:

    (1) Eli J. Dubose, b. 11-26-1856 in Ark., d. 11-12-1931 Texas, m. 1st.
Martha H. E. McMillan, had issue: Martha Finetta (Nettie) b. 1879 (who m. Frank
Mangum); and Hugh Lafayette Dubose, b. 1880. Then Eli J. Dubose m. 2nd.
11-24-1880 Harriet Eliz. Jane McMillan, and their children were: William Edward
(m. Snytha Reed); Francis Elvina (m. Thos. T. McVea); Filey Ann (m. a Holloway);
Oscar C.; Ezekiel James; Ella Rebecca (m. Amos F. Hardcastle); Seth Thomas (m.
Frankie Beaver); Walter Carl (m. Alma Hinds); John Harty; Bertha Mae (m.
Clarence Griffin); Hallie; and Myrtle Louise (who m. William Taylor and they had
issue - Wm. Edward Taylor, m. Wynona Vaughn; James Alvin Taylor m. Doris Mae
Dane; Ruby Eliz. Taylor, m. Earl Kenimer; Erma Mae Taylor, m. John R. Haynie;
Gladys Mae Taylor, m. Morris Carlin Caillouet; Myrtle Ann Taylor, m. Charles
Schmidt; and Eli jasper Taylor).

    (2) John Lisbon Dubose, b. 1859, d. 1943, m. 1st. Alice Amanda; and m. 2nd.
Cora Duncan.

    (3) Martha Dubose, b. 1863 in Ark.

James Lafayette Dubose m. 2nd. Sarah Barron Toler 1-5-1867. She was widow of
William Toler and daughter of James and Sarah Barron. They married in Calhoun
Co., Ark., and had daughter Francis T. Dubose, b. 5-9-1868 in La., d. 1-22-1936
in Texas, married Winston W. Wilson.

  (b) Mary Dubose, b. 1829 (1860 census Calhoun Co., Ark.), in Ala., and a
family record shows she was born 1827, June 3. She m. 12-15-1841 Edwin McNeese.

  (c) Martha Francis Dubose b. 4-2-1834, d. 7-12-1902, m. 12-16-1850 in Calhoun
Co., Ark., Wm. Harrison Barron (b. 1820 d. 1906). Both died in Gonzales Co.,
Texas. They had 12 children, 3 of whom died in infancy. See 1870 Census Lavaca
Co., Tx. Children: James Barron (d. 1881); William Barron; Thomas Jerome Barron
(m. Hollie A.); John Barron; Martha Barron (m. Wm. Thomas Deaton); Mary Elmira
Barron (m. Daniel Beaver); Nancy J. Barron (m. Ransom H. Beaver); Lucintha
Barron (m. John David Beaver); Samuel Monroe Barron (m. Ada Eliz. Pate and they
had issue - Nannie Myrtle Barron, who m. 1st. Frank Zietlmann and m. 2nd. W.
Neill; Etta Frances Barron, m. Wm. Richter; Jewel Miles Barron, m. 1st. Louis
Gordon and m. 2nd. Victor Jarzombek; Fannie Adell Barron, m. Herbert Campion;
Willie Paine Barron, m. 1st. Lee Ward, and m. 2nd. Hadley Larison; and Esther
Lee Barron m. Owen Campion).

  (d) William Stortain Dubose, b. 9-3-1839, d. 11-4-1902, m. 6-17-1858 Nancy C.
Lambert, (b. 5-30-1843 Ark., d. 6-8-1918 Medina Co., Tx.). Wm. S. Dubose was a
primitive Baptist Minister. He died in Medina Co., Texas. Their children:
William Lafayette (b. 1860, d. 1864); Sarah (b. 1861, d. 1863); Amanda Eliz. (b.
1866, d. 1873); John Benjamin, b. 2-27-1869, m. Florence Bowman; Daniel Dent, b.
10-1-1871, m. 7-12-1891 Minnie Hardcastle; Jesse Earl (m. Uvalde Martin); Mary
Catherine (m. Marshall Littleton); James Monroe (m. Mattie Hilton); Henry
Francis b. and d. 1882; and Isaac Elbert Dubose.

  (e) Samuel Dent Dubose b. 1-17-1845 Calhoun Co., Ark., d. 8-11-1925 Kerr Co.,
Texas. He m. 1-28-1866 Union Parish, La., Cintha Lucinda Barron, b. 6-30-1837 in
Ala., and d. 12-30-1921 in Medina Co., Tx. She was the daughter of James and
Sarah Miles Barron who were born in Georgia. Samuel Dent Dubose gave the land
for the Saturn Cemetery in Gonzales Co., Tx. Their children were:

    (1) James Benjamin Dubose, b. 10-9-1866, d. 11-27-1866.

    (2) Wm. Lafayette Dubose, b. 4-19-1869, m. 3-25-1888 Sarah J. Hokit. He was
a Baptist Minister and Editor of "Devine News" in Devine, Tx., for 54 years, and
was the first Mayor of Devine. He d. 8-12-1953. Their children were: Virgil Pink
Dubose (m. Kate Briscoe); Etta Lorena Dubose (m. 1st. George Morris - m. 2nd.
Virgil C. Brown); Milton Lafayette Dubose (m. Ethel Gardner); Frances Eliz.
Dubose (m. Arthur Bowen); Mathew Erwin Dubose (m. Ruby Conover); Charles Payne
Dubose (m. Kathleen Cox); Jesse Bryan Dubose (b. and d. 1901).

    (3) Georgina Frances Dubose, b. 11-20-1871, d. 9-29-1873.

    (4) Sarah Amanda Dubose, b. 7-23-1873, m. 9-14-1890 Jesse W. Lee (b.
2-16-1867, d. 2-15-1959), Lometa, Texas. Children: Robert Elmer Lee, b.
8-12-1891 Breckenridge, Tx.; Wm. Roscoe Lee, b. 6-24-1893, Little Rock, Ark.;
Ira Benjamin Lee, b. 7-29-1896, Fort Worth, Tx.; Lille B. Lee, b. 2-20-1898
Denton, Tx.; Ora B. Lee, b. 9-12-1900; Raymond C. Lee, b. 12-29-1902 Forney,
Tx.; Ruby E. Lee, b. 4-14-1906; and Roy S. Lee, b. 5-29-1908 Denton, Tx.

    (5) Minnie Lee Dubose, b. 2-20-1875, m. 1-24-1895 Davis S. Griffin who d.
Dec. 4, 1944. She d. 6-9-1964 and is buried in Hunt, Texas. Their children:
William Alva Griffin; Effie Miles Griffin (m. Alfred Browning); Emanuel Lee
Griffin; Icie Vena Griffin (m. a Reed); Willis Obediah Griffin (m. a Childress);
Spencer Loyd Griffin; Ruth Griffin (m. Mr. Crow); and Samuel Henry Griffin.

    (6) Lizzie Miles Dubose, b. 10-11-1877, d. 8-27-1968, married 1-22-1905
Robert F. Foster (b. 3-1-1876, d. 7-13-1952), son of Thomas Calvin Foster and
Narcissa Jane Clay, and grandson of George G. and Winaford Collins Foster of
Neshaba Co., Miss. Lizzie Miles Dubose Foster is buried in Evergreen Cemetery,
Devine, Tx. Their children were:

    Amy Lucinda Foster, b. 12-7-1905, m. Jack O'Neal Blackwell. Children: Jack
O'Neal Blackwell Jr., (m. Mary Ruth Dervage); Richard Glenn Blackwell, (m. Judy
Lynn Whitley).

    Calvin Foster, b. 7-24-1907, m. Vera Mitchell, b. 8-22-1907. Children:
Thomas Edward Foster, b. 2-20-1942 (m. 8-17-1963 Judith Jeannine Capps, daughter
of Wm. Thomas and Cleo Mae Russell Capps). They live in San Antonio.

    Robbie Lee Foster, b. 4-16-1909, m. Johnnie Hardcastle. Children: Mamie Lee
Hardcastle (m. Charles Ray Moody); Robert Munroe Hardcastle (m. Mary Ann
Lowrance); and Donald Hugh Hardcastle (m. Edith Nora Moore).

    Eunice Foster, b. 8-30-1911, m. Garnand Bales. Children: Garry Lee Bales (m.
Faye Jordan); Judith Bales (m. Charles Lovern Graham); and Betty Faye Bales (m.
Carroll Allison).

    Oscar Iris Foster, b. 2-8-1914, m. Lenora Sittre. Children were: Charles Lee
Foster (m. Karen Nell Linebarger); and James Roger Foster.

    Jesse Eldo Foster, b. 10-28-1915, m. Lucille Harris. No issue.

    Wiley Eldon Foster, b. 9-8-1899 (m. Marie Tatum).

    Faye Foster b. 7-19-1901 (m. R. Arnold Harbour). These last two were
children of Robert F. Foster by his 1st. wife, Julia Bivens. After Julia died
Robert F. Foster married Lizzie Miles Dubose.

    (7) Jesse Rodin Dubose, b. 12-6-1881, d. 1948, m. 7-30-1905 Mabel Wigington
(d. Jan. 5, 1968). Children: Kenneth Harold Dubose (m. Frankie Musgrave); and
James Hassel Dubose (m. 1st. not known, and m. 2nd. Barbara Webb).

  (f) Amanda E. Dubose, b. 6-9-1847 in Ark., m. 12-26-1867 Elbert Dan Lambert,
(b. 5-11-1840, d. 3-1-1891). See 1880 Census, Gonzales Co., Texas. They had a
daughter Mary E. Lambert b. 1871 who m. George Beaver and had daughter Rhoda
Beaver who m. either Carmichael or Crenshaw.

  (g) Benjamin Isaac Dubose, b. 11-28-1849, d. 3-26-1908, m. 1st. 12-7-1869 in
Ark., Elmira Davis (b. 11-19-1852, d. 11-18-1883). Their children:

    (1) Wm. Henry Harrison Dubose, m. 1st. Nancy Catherine Hull and their
children: Leon Oci, b. 1892; Grover W., b. 1893; David Leslie, b. 1895; Jacob
Clarence, b. 1896; Cora Elmira, b. 1898; Myrtle Ruth, b. 1899; Benjamin
Harrison, b. 1901; Arthur Preston, b. 1903; Winnie Leoda, b. 1905; Bryan Isaac,
b. 1907; Icie Bernice, b. 1910; and Ester Arnell, b. 1913. Wm. Henry Harrison
Dubose m. 2nd. Georgia Wall and their children: Raymond Clyde, b. 1919; Marcus,
b. 1921; Arthur Burl, b. 1923; Vida Bell, b. 1926; Darrell Woods, b. 1928; Jodie
Roberta, b. 1932; and Ray Carolton Dubose, b. 1934.

    (2) Samuel Munroe Dubose, b. 3-26-1873, d. 1944, m. Clara Sweatt. Their
children: Iva, Ernest, Sidney, Isaac, Gladys, Annie Mae, Marguerite, Dorothy and
Robert Dubose.

    (3) Fred Dubose, b. 5-16-1874, m. 1st. Abbie Sharber; m. 2nd. Salona.

    (4) Arthur Burl Dubose, b. 9-20-1877, d. 9-16-1902, m. Emma Griffin.

    (5) Andrew Dubose, b. 1880, m. Mae (last name unknown), California.

    (6) Junius Dubose, married Jeannie (last name unknown).

  Benjamin Isaac Dubose m. 2nd. Louisa Adams 1885. He died in Medina Co., Tex.
Children of 2nd. wife:

    (7) Charles Dubose, (1886-1893).

    (8) Edna Dubose, died not married.

    (9) Aaron D. Dubose, m. Janie Black.

    (10) Addie Dubose, m. Henry Brooks.

  (h) John E. Dubose, b. 1853 in Ark. (1860 Census Calhoun Co., Ark.). Other
records show his birth as 6-6-1852. He married 1st. Mary Jane Heart (Hart). She
was born 1-7-1857, d. 12-22-1881, Gonzales Co., Tx. Their children were: Canary
B. Dubose, b. 1875; Adkinson D. Dubose (b. 5-21-1876, d. 7-30-1930) m. 12-9-1906
Sallie May Byas; Joel R. Dubose, b. 1879; Leandrew Dubose (b. 9-2-1880, d.
1882); Alice Dubose, m. Will Harris.

  John E. Dubose m. 2nd. 11-11-1882 Mrs. Missouri F. Baker (née Spraggins) who
was born 10-31-1854, d. 12-10-1890. Children of his 2nd. wife were: Benjamin
Dubose; William Elias Dubose (m. Lula); Frank Dubose (d. in Calif.); Fanny
Isabel Dubose (m. Lee Hardin).

John E. Dubose m. 3rd. Martha Littleton Sweatt (b. 5-11- 1855). Children of his
3rd. wife: John Edgar Dubose (m. Pearl Byas); Enoch DeWitt Dubose (m. Eula

  (i) Sarah Catherine Dubose, b. 11-22-1836.

  (j) Ann Judson Dubose, b. 5-23-1842.

The family of Benjamin James Dubose went to Texas in Feb., 1841, while it was
still the Republic of Texas. Many deed transactions and marriages are found in
"Republic of Texas History," prior to Statehood of Texas.

[to be continued...]

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