Our Childress Family

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

1.  DAVID1 CHILDRESS was born Abt. 1768 in Spartanburg District, South Carolina, and died October 1850 in Waverly Co., Humphries, TN.  He married ANNIE Abt. 1789 in South Carolina.  She was born Abt. 1774 in NC.

 

More About DAVID CHILDRESS:

Census: 1850, Humphreys Co., TN

Reference: March 03, 1804, Stewart Co.,TN, Deed Book 1, pg 1

 

More About ANNIE:

Census: 1860, Humphreys Co., TN

       

Children of DAVID CHILDRESS and ANNIE are:

                   i.       JOEL2 CHILDRESS, d. TX; m. ABIGAL.

 

More About JOEL CHILDRESS:

Census: 1820, Humphreys Co., TN

 

                  ii.       LARKIN CHILDRESS, d. Bef. 1850, Obion Co., TX; m. MARY.

2.              iii.       HENRY MITCHELL CHILDRESS, b. November 30, 1788, SC; d. Aft. May 31, 1859, Lafayette Co., MS.

3.              iv.       GOEN CHILDRESS, b. June 06, 1798, SC; d. January 18, 1870, Tate Co., MS.

4.               v.       MEREDITH CHILDRESS, b. October 14, 1800, SC; d. September 09, 1848, Lafayette Co., MS.

5.              vi.       LUCY CHILDRESS, b. Abt. 1804, TN; d. 1884, Humphreys Co., TN.

6.             vii.       NICY CHILDRESS, b. Abt. 1808, TN.

7.            viii.       WILLIAM M. CHILDRESS, b. Abt. 1823, TN.

8.               ix.       MARTHA JANE CHILDRESS, b. Abt. 1825, TN.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  HENRY MITCHELL2 CHILDRESS (DAVID1) was born November 30, 1788 in SC, and died Aft. May 31, 1859 in Lafayette Co., MS.  He married LUCY 1811.  She was born February 03, 1792 in VA, and died July 01, 1871 in Lafayette Co., MS.

 

Notes for HENRY MITCHELL CHILDRESS:

WILL:page 137, packet#838

  Dated:31 May 1859,

  Probate:not given

  Names:Wife, Lucy. Children, Henry W., Rufus, Wiley J., William H., James M., Elizabeth McGraw, Jane Harris

  Executor:John W. Estell

  Testators:S. P. Crawford, W. H. Harmon and C. K. Campbell.

 

Henry was married twice.

 

More About HENRY MITCHELL CHILDRESS:

Census: 1820, red River Co., TX

Reference: Humphreys Co. Heritage, Vol 1 1979, pg 137-138

Residence: Abt. 1832, moved to Lafayette Co., MS

Will: May 31, 1859, Lafayette Co., MS, Pkt. 838, pg 137

       

Children of HENRY CHILDRESS and LUCY are:

                   i.       JANE3 CHILDRESS, b. February 1812; d. TN; m. COLEMAN E HARRIS; d. TN.

                  ii.       ELIZABETH CHILDRESS, b. February 21, 1815; m. W. B. MCGRAW.

                 iii.       WILLIAM H. CHILDRESS, b. April 06, 1817.

                 iv.       SURRENA CHILDRESS, b. July 15, 1818.

                  v.       JAMES CHILDRESS, b. December 11, 1819.

                 vi.       MARY ANN CHILDRESS, b. April 30, 1821.

9.             vii.       JAMES MONROE CHILDRESS, b. November 20, 1822, TN; d. April 05, 1888, Erath Co., TX.

               viii.       CAROLINE CHILDRESS, b. September 21, 1824.

                  ix.       ALFORD CHILDRESS, b. April 15, 1826.

10.              x.       WILEY J. CHILDRESS, b. October 08, 1831, Lafayette Co., MS; d. September 19, 1863, Chickamauga, GA.

11.             xi.       HENRY W. CHILDRESS, b. September 07, 1834; d. Abt. January 01, 1911, Free Springs or Harmontown, MS.

                 xii.       RUFUS CHILDRESS, b. April 13, 1830; d. October 23, 1862, Perryville, KY.

 

More About RUFUS CHILDRESS:

Military service: August 01, 1862, Possibly in the Civil War

 

3.  GOEN2 CHILDRESS (DAVID1) was born June 06, 1798 in SC, and died January 18, 1870 in Tate Co., MS.  He married ORPHA BOX, daughter of MOSES BOX and NANCY.  She was born February 06, 1799 in SC, and died March 17, 1871 in Tate Co., MS.

 

More About GOEN CHILDRESS:

Burial: Tyro Cemetary

Census: 1850, Marshall Co., MS

Reference: Dorothy Edmonson, Box 214, Medford, OK

 

More About ORPHA BOX:

Burial: Tyro Cemetary

Census: 1860, Marshall Co., MS

       

Children of GOEN CHILDRESS and ORPHA BOX are:

                   i.       ISAAC L.3 CHILDRESS, b. April 1821, TN; d. March 03, 1855, Tyro, MS.

 

Notes for ISAAC L. CHILDRESS:

Was Witness to Meredith's Will.

 

                  ii.       ELLEN CHILDRESS, b. February 11, 1826, TN; d. June 06, 1857, Tyro, MS.

                 iii.       LUCY CHILDRESS, b. Abt. 1828, TN.

12.            iv.       BURTON M. CHILDRESS, b. June 09, 1830, Humphreys Co., TN; d. July 04, 1863, Battle of Helena, Phillips Co., AR.

                  v.       ALBERT W. CHILDRESS, b. Abt. 1833, TN; d. January 23, 1869, Tyro, MS; m. MISSOURI A. MCALISTER, November 10, 1860, Lafayette Co., MS (Source: FamilySearch Ancestral File, www.familysearch.org/search).

                 vi.       GOEN H. CHILDRESS JR. (Source: MS Wright <mswright@cox-internet.com>.), b. Abt. 1837, TN; m. DYLIE; b. Abt. 1839, TN.

 

Notes for GOEN H. CHILDRESS JR.:

Confederate - Co.G. 5th AR Infantry, Discharged, Enlisted in Co. E, 6th AR Calvary, at Brownsville, AR on January 12, 1863; Killed in action at Fayettville, AR on April 18, 1863.

 

More About GOEN H. CHILDRESS JR.:

Military service: June 10, 1861, Brownsville, AK

 

13.           vii.       JOHN DAVID CHILDRESS, b. March 05, 1838, Humphreys Co., TN; d. June 15, 1893, Clarksville, TX.

               viii.    H. R. W. CHILDRESS, b. Abt. 1839, MS; d. Bef. February 10, 1907; m. MARTHA E. BELL (Source: Betty Faye Lawton <bfaye@worldpath.net>,  (Compiled by).).

 

Notes for H. R. W. CHILDRESS:

H. in HKW is probably HARRISON

 

More About H. R. W. CHILDRESS:

Burial: February 10, 1907, Palmetto, GA (Source: Betty Faye Lawton <bfaye@worldpath.net>,  (Compiled by).)

Military service: CSA, Co. I, 19 Mississippi

 

                  ix.       MARTHA CHILDRESS, b. Abt. 1841, MS.

                   x.       ELIZA M. CHILDRESS, b. Abt. 1842, MS.

 

4.  MEREDITH2 CHILDRESS (DAVID1) was born October 14, 1800 in SC, and died September 09, 1848 in Lafayette Co., MS.  He married (1) SERENA HARMON January 06, 1828 in Jefferson Co., AL (Source: FamilySearch International Genealogocal Index Film# 1903887), daughter of SAMUEL HARMON and UNKNOWN.  She was born November 24, 1808 in AL, and died April 04, 1844 in Lafayette Co., MS.  He married (2) LOUISA Aft. 1844.  She was born Abt. 1815.

 

Notes for MEREDITH CHILDRESS:

WILL:packet no. 357, page 21, Lafayette Co., MS,

  dated:09/09/1848

  Probated:no date given

  Names:Wife,Louisa; step-daughters, Rebecca, Elizabeth

  Mention:children (not named)

  Executors:W. B. McGraw and Mitchell Childress

  Witnesses:John H. Craig and Isaac L. Childress

 

WILL: Bk 1 p 21-22, File #357:Will of Meredith Childress of Lafayette CO., Miss., Servant Con.?, Rasau & Henry absolute property of Wife Louisa during her life and then divided between all my children, wife Louisa to use of plantation I live and keep all children with her and provide education, also will here 3 horse brutes viz Pup, sorrel and colt and reasonable share of farm utensils; Maria and Jane to be sold and amount divided between all children and residue of real and personal divided in a like manner; also, Rebecca and Elizabeth daughters of my wife Louisa and her first husband on arriving at age of marrying $100 each or a horse, saddle, and bridle; residue divided between my own bodily heirs.

Exec.: W. B. McGraw and Mitchell Childress.

Dated: 7 Sept. 1848

Signed: Meredith Childress

Wit.: John H. Craig, Issac L. Childress

 

Estate Package: Meredith Childress decd 1848

File #357, includes 77 pieces, Box 300-375

heirs: Louisa wife, Rebecca, Elizabeth Daus. of wife's by her 1st husband

children: Annis (m. Robert P. Cooper), Caroline, Levi, David, Samuel, John, Robert and Emma Childress.

 

More About MEREDITH CHILDRESS:

Burial: Harmontown Baptist Church Cemetery

Will: September 09, 1848, Lafayette Co., MS, pkt 357, pg 21

 

More About SERENA HARMON:

Burial: April 1844, Harmontown Baptist Church Cemetery

 

Marriage Notes for MEREDITH CHILDRESS and SERENA HARMON:

IGC records have her name spelled SIRINIA.

 

Notes for LOUISA:

Daughter Rebecca and Elizabeth are from her first marriage.

       

Children of MEREDITH CHILDRESS and SERENA HARMON are:

                   i.       ANNIS E.3 CHILDRESS, b. Lafayette Co., MS; m. ROBERT P. COOPER, March 25, 1851, Lafayette Co., MS.

                  ii.       SERENA CHILDRESS.

                 iii.       DAVID M. CHILDRESS, b. 1829.

 

More About DAVID M. CHILDRESS:

Military service: August 01, 1862, Enlisted in Civil War, MS 34th Infantry (Source: USGENWEB, MS34INF.TXT.)

 

14.            iv.       SAMUEL CHILDRESS, b. July 21, 1831, Lafayette Co., MS; d. April 29, 1899, Lafayette Co., MS.

                  v.       ROBERT SMITH CHILDRESS, b. 1834, Lafayette Co., MS; m. MARGARET CATHERINE COOK (Source: (1) Terry Childress, OnSite verification., (2) Headstone reads "Margaret C. Wife of H. W. Childress" - verified by Terry Childress), January 11, 1857, Lafayette Co., MS; b. April 10, 1840; d. March 29, 1903, Lafayette Co., MS.

 

More About ROBERT SMITH CHILDRESS:

Military service: March 22, 1862, Enlisted in Civil War, MS 34th Infantry (Source: USGENWEB, MS34INF.TXT.)

 

More About MARGARET CATHERINE COOK:

Burial: Free Springs Cemetery, Harmontown, MS (Source: Terry Childress, OnSite verification.)

 

                 vi.       JOHN WESLEY CHILDRESS, b. 1836, Lafayette Co., MS; m. ANN L. HARRIS, April 14, 1861.

 

More About JOHN WESLEY CHILDRESS:

Military service: March 22, 1862, Enlisted in Civil War, MS 34th Infantry (Source: USGENWEB, MS34INF.TXT.)

 

15.           vii.       SARAH CAROLINE CHILDRESS, b. Abt. 1844, Lafayette County, MS; d. Layfette County, MS.

               viii.       EMMA M. CHILDRESS, b. Bef. 1844, Lafayette Co., MS; m. J.B HARDING, August 28, 1867.

 

Marriage Notes for EMMA CHILDRESS and J.B HARDING:

Lafayette Co. marriage records has JB Harding marrying EM Childress.

 

                  ix.       LEVI HARMON CHILDRESS, b. Bef. January 01, 1850, Lafayette Co., MS.

 

More About LEVI HARMON CHILDRESS:

Military service: August 01, 1862, Enlisted in Civil War, MS 34th Infantry (Source: USGENWEB, MS34INF.TXT.)

 

5.  LUCY2 CHILDRESS (DAVID1) was born Abt. 1804 in TN, and died 1884 in Humphreys Co., TN.  She married HUGH MCKELVY.  He was born 1797 in Atlantic Ocean, and died 1864 in Humphreys Co., TN.

 

More About LUCY CHILDRESS:

Census: 1880, Humphreys Co., TN

Reference: Humphreys Co. Deed Bk C pg 67-69 states Daughter of David Childress

 

More About HUGH MCKELVY:

Census: 1820, Humphreys Co., TN

Reference: History of TN by: Goodspeed pg 1251-1252 states his father came from Europe

       

Children of LUCY CHILDRESS and HUGH MCKELVY are:

16.              i.       ANNIS3 MCKELVY, b. February 20, 1821, TN; d. January 21, 1866, Humphreys Co., TN.

                  ii.       ELIZABETH MCKELVY, b. March 30, 1823, TN; d. 1824.

                 iii.       ELIZABETH MCKELVY, b. February 23, 1825, TN.

                 iv.       MEREDITH MCKELVY, b. January 01, 1827, TN.

                  v.       MARY FRANCES MCKELVY, b. December 31, 1828, TN.

                 vi.       DAVID MCKELVY, b. July 21, 1831, TN.

                vii.       HUGH JR. MCKELVY, b. March 02, 1834, TN.

17.          viii.       THOMAS GOEN MCKELVY, b. July 05, 1836, TN; d. February 11, 1909.

                  ix.       JAMES MCKELVY, b. February 28, 1839, TN; d. 1847.

                   x.       WILLIAM MCKELVY, b. January 29, 1841, TN.

                  xi.       LUCY MCKELVY, b. February 21, 1843, TN; d. March 05, 1917, Humphreys Co., TN; m. FRANK B. GOREMAN; d. October 07, 1897, Humphreys Co., TN.

 

More About LUCY MCKELVY:

Burial: McKelvy Cemetery

 

More About FRANK B. GOREMAN:

Burial: McKelvy Cemetery

 

18.            xii.       ROBERT C. MCKELVY, b. July 01, 1846, Humphreys Co., TN; d. October 28, 1904, Humphreys Co., TN.

 

6.  NICY2 CHILDRESS (DAVID1) was born Abt. 1808 in TN.  She married LABAN HENDRIX.  He was born Abt. 1804 in SC, and died in TX.

 

More About LABAN HENDRIX:

Census: 1850, Humphreys Co., TN

       

Children of NICY CHILDRESS and LABAN HENDRIX are:

                   i.       ELIZABETH3 HENDRIX, b. Abt. 1825, TN.

                  ii.       NARCISSA HENDRIX, b. Abt. 1829, TN.

                 iii.       GILBERT HENDRIX, b. Abt. 1834, TN.

                 iv.       LUCY HENDRIX, b. Abt. 1836, TN.

                  v.       ANNIS HENDRIX, b. Abt. 1840, TN.

                 vi.       HENRY HENDRIX, b. Abt. 1844, TN.

                vii.       NICY HENDRIX, b. Abt. 1846, TN.

               viii.       MARY HENDRIX, b. Abt. 1849, TN.

 

7.  WILLIAM M.2 CHILDRESS (DAVID1) was born Abt. 1823 in TN.  He married MARTHA.  She was born 1830 in TN.

 

More About WILLIAM M. CHILDRESS:

Census: 1850, Humphreys Co., TN

       

Child of WILLIAM CHILDRESS and MARTHA is:

                   i.       MARTHA3 CHILDRESS, b. Abt. 1849, TN.

 

8.  MARTHA JANE2 CHILDRESS (DAVID1) was born Abt. 1825 in TN.  She married (1) JACKSON P. CHRISTIAN.  He was born Abt. 1817 in TN, and died 1854 in Humphreys Co., TN.  She married (2) HUDSON DUDLEY 1858.  He was born Abt. 1795.

 

Notes for MARTHA JANE CHILDRESS:

After the death of Jackson P. christian, 1854-Humphreys Co., Widow Martha J. Childress and dau. Annie relocated to Hickman Co. where possibly she had other family.

 

Per the 1860 Hicman Co. census, the household wad Hudson Dudley; Wife Martha; Joseph Dudley (14 yrs); Annie Christian (10 yrs); David Dudley (1 yr).

 

More About JACKSON P. CHRISTIAN:

Census: 1850, Humphreys Co., TN

 

Notes for HUDSON DUDLEY:

Hudson Dudley appears in 1820 Dickson Co.; 1840 Hickman Co.; 1850 Hickman Co. census.  Also, 1829-Officiator, Justice of the Peace

       

Children of MARTHA CHILDRESS and JACKSON CHRISTIAN are:

                   i.       ALEXANDER3 CHRISTIAN, b. Abt. 1840, TN.

 

Notes for ALEXANDER CHRISTIAN:

A. Christian appears on the 1860 Hickman Co. census and on the 1891 Humphreys Co. voters list.  There is also A. J. Christioan on the 1900 Census enumeration for Hicman co. showing Oct 1841, TN; wife Hannah, dau. Mary, b.1885.  Married 35 years, 8 children, 5 living on census date. (Not verified)

 

                  ii.       ANNIE CHRISTIAN, b. Abt. 1850, Humphreys Co., TN; m. JAMES MORGAN, 1867; b. 1839, Ireland; d. January 15, 1893, Humphreys Co., TN.

 

Notes for ANNIE CHRISTIAN:

Annie filed for Civil War Widow Pension Benefits #6832

       

Child of MARTHA CHILDRESS and HUDSON DUDLEY is:

                 iii.       DAVID3 DUDLEY, b. 1859, Hickman Co., TN.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

9.  JAMES MONROE3 CHILDRESS (HENRY MITCHELL2, DAVID1) was born November 20, 1822 in TN, and died April 05, 1888 in Erath Co., TX.  He married ELIZA ANN CANNON November 22, 1848 in Marshall Co., MS.  She was born July 31, 1827, and died May 02, 1901 in Erath Co., TX.

 

More About JAMES MONROE CHILDRESS:

Burial: Chalk Mt. Cemetary

Military service: March 22, 1862, Pvt., Co. D,2nd Reg., Tn Infantry

Reference: Mrs. Paul Halamicek, 112 W. Losoya, Del Rio, TX 78840

       

Children of JAMES CHILDRESS and ELIZA CANNON are:

                   i.       CHESTER WINFIELD4 CHILDRESS, b. 1850; d. 1851.

19.             ii.       JOHN WILLIAMSON CHILDRESS, b. June 25, 1853, TX; d. December 11, 1934, TX.

                 iii.       HENRY MITCHELL CHILDRESS, b. 1855; d. 1866.

                 iv.       LUCRETIA PARALEE CHILDRESS, b. 1857; d. 1946; m. MCCLESKY.

                  v.       ERASTUS MCREA CHILDRESS, b. 1859; d. 1867.

                 vi.       JAMES MONROE JR. CHILDRESS, b. 1861; d. 1867.

                vii.       ELIZA ANN CHILDRESS, b. 1863; m. FLANARY.

               viii.       MARY JANE CHILDRESS, b. 1866; m. CROSS.

 

10.  WILEY J.3 CHILDRESS (HENRY MITCHELL2, DAVID1) was born October 08, 1831 in Lafayette Co., MS, and died September 19, 1863 in Chickamauga, GA.  He married (1) SARAH ANN CAIN July 11, 1852 in Lafayette Co., MS.    He married (2) SARAH CAROLINE CHILDRESS November 22, 1860 in Lafayette Co., MS, daughter of MEREDITH CHILDRESS and SERENA HARMON.  She was born Abt. 1844 in Lafayette County, MS, and died in Layfette County, MS.

 

Notes for WILEY J. CHILDRESS:

Wiley is reported to have died at the battle of Chickamanga, north of Atlanta.

 

More About WILEY J. CHILDRESS:

Military service: March 22, 1862, Enlisted in Civil War, MS 34th Infantry (Source: USGENWEB, MS34INF.TXT.)

 

Notes for SARAH ANN CAIN:

Sarah must have died (or Divorced) because Willie J. married Caroline

(Callie) on 11/22/1860.

 

Notes for SARAH CAROLINE CHILDRESS:

She was a Childress before she married Wiley J. Childress.

 

The 1880 US Census for Lafayette County, Mississippi, states Callie's father was born in South Carolina and her mother was born in Alabama.  Some researchers have identified Caroline as Sarah Caroline, but I have no conclusive evidence.

 

More About SARAH CAROLINE CHILDRESS:

Burial: Free Springs Cemetery, Layfette Co., MS

Occupation: School Teacher

       

Children of WILEY CHILDRESS and SARAH CHILDRESS are:

20.              i.       MARY I.4 CHILDRESS, b. April 1860, Lafayette Co., MS; d. Aft. 1904, Lafayette Co., MS.

21.             ii.       WILLIE WYLEY CHILDRESS, b. March 31, 1863, Lafayette Co., MS; d. June 05, 1943, Lafayette Co., MS.

 

11.  HENRY W.3 CHILDRESS (HENRY MITCHELL2, DAVID1) was born September 07, 1834, and died Abt. January 01, 1911 in Free Springs or Harmontown, MS.  He married MARGARET C. (Source: Terry Childress, OnSite verification, Headstone Reads "Margaret C. wife of H. W. Childress.) Abt. 1850 in Lafayette County, MS. 

       

Children of HENRY CHILDRESS and MARGARET C. are:

                   i.       JACK4 CHILDRESS.

                  ii.       VIOLET CHILDRESS.

                 iii.       EDNA MAY CHILDRESS.

                 iv.       MATTIE LEE CHILDRESS, b. January 23, 1873, Lafayette Co., MS; d. July 08, 1949, Lafayette Co., MS; m. EDGAR WALKER, October 27, 1897, Lafayette County, MS.

                  v.    W. M. CHILDRESS, b. July 05, 1879, Lafayette Co., MS; d. October 24, 1910, Lafayette Co., MS.

 

More About W. M. CHILDRESS:

Burial: Free Springs Cemetery, Harmontown, MS (Source: Verified on-site by Terry Childress 11-30-1997)

 

12.  BURTON M.3 CHILDRESS (GOEN2, DAVID1) (Source: MS Wright <mswright@cox-internet.com>. This line is from MS Wright.) was born June 09, 1830 in Humphreys Co., TN (Source: MS Wright <mswright@cox-internet.com>.), and died July 04, 1863 in Battle of Helena, Phillips Co., AR (Source: MS Wright <mswright@cox-internet.com>. Died in Battle of Helena).  He married (1) REBECCA E. BURGESS April 02, 1856 in Panola Co., MS.  She was born August 09, 1830 in Kershaw District, SC, and died April 01, 1857 in Panola Co., MS.  He married (2) SUSAN M. ALLEN July 27, 1858 in Yalobusha Co., MS.  She was born September 03, 1835, and died February 24, 1883.

 

Notes for BURTON M. CHILDRESS:

Pvt. Co. K 37th (Bells) Arkansas Infantry Regiment - Confederate

 

More About BURTON M. CHILDRESS:

Military service: June 07, 1862, Co. K 37th (Bells) Arkansas Infantry Regiment - Confederate

 

More About REBECCA E. BURGESS:

Burial: April 1857, Magnolia Cemetery, Batesville, MS

       

Child of BURTON CHILDRESS and REBECCA BURGESS is:

                   i.       PASCHAL DORSEY4 CHILDRESS, b. March 15, 1857.

       

Children of BURTON CHILDRESS and SUSAN ALLEN are:

                  ii.       JAMES I. T.4 CHILDRESS, b. August 12, 1859; d. January 11, 1933, Lonoke Co., AR; m. MOLLIE J. GROVER; b. June 08, 1866, AR; d. March 05, 1953.

 

More About JAMES I. T. CHILDRESS:

Burial: January 1933, Oak Grove Cemetery, Lonoke Co., AR

 

More About MOLLIE J. GROVER:

Burial: March 1953, Oak Grove Cemetery, Lonoke Co., AR

 

                 iii.       WILLIE G. CHILDRESS, b. April 12, 1861, AR; d. September 28, 1906.

 

More About WILLIE G. CHILDRESS:

Burial: Oak Grove Cemetery, Lonoke Co., AR

 

13.  JOHN DAVID3 CHILDRESS (GOEN2, DAVID1) was born March 05, 1838 in Humphreys Co., TN, and died June 15, 1893 in Clarksville, TX.  He married MARTHA REBECCA MINOR October 05, 1865 in Marshall Co., MS, daughter of FLOYD MINOR and SARAH C..  She was born April 01, 1842 in Madison Co., Al, and died April 10, 1892 in Clarksville, TX.

 

More About JOHN DAVID CHILDRESS:

Census: 1870, Marshall Co., MS

Residence: 1890, moved to TX

       

Children of JOHN CHILDRESS and MARTHA MINOR are:

22.              i.       EARNEST L.4 CHILDRESS, b. September 22, 1866, Tyro, MS; d. November 11, 1937, Lincoln Co., OK.

                  ii.       BLAUGHTER GENETT CHILDRESS, b. January 17, 1869, Tyro, MS; d. September 26, 1873, Tyro, MS.

                 iii.       ROBERTA CHILDRESS, b. March 22, 1871, Tate Co., MS; d. TX.

23.            iv.       MARY EVA CHILDRESS, b. February 05, 1873, Tate Co., MS; d. March 28, 1923, Lincoln Co., OK.

24.             v.       SARAH CHILDRESS, b. February 15, 1875, Tate Co., MS; d. November 27, 1905, Clarksville, TX.

25.            vi.       JAMES IBERUS CHILDRESS, b. July 10, 1877, Tate Co., MS.

 

14.  SAMUEL3 CHILDRESS (MEREDITH2, DAVID1) was born July 21, 1831 in Lafayette Co., MS, and died April 29, 1899 in Lafayette Co., MS.  He married AMANDA JANE STEWART.  She was born October 14, 1832 in MS, and died November 13, 1915 in Panola Co., MS.

 

More About SAMUEL CHILDRESS:

Burial: Fulmer Cemetery, MS

 

More About AMANDA JANE STEWART:

Burial: Cold Springs Cemetery, MS

       

Children of SAMUEL CHILDRESS and AMANDA STEWART are:

                   i.       DEWITT M.4 CHILDRESS, b. January 13, 1854; d. March 16, 1923, Lafayette Co., MS; m. SARAH FLORENCE SNIPES; b. 1861; d. 1935, Lafayette Co., MS.

 

More About DEWITT M. CHILDRESS:

Burial: Fulmer Cemetery

 

More About SARAH FLORENCE SNIPES:

Burial: Harmontown Baptist Church Cemetery

 

26.             ii.       SAMUEL ALANZO CHILDRESS, b. January 27, 1857, Lafayette County, MS; d. September 26, 1938, Wilson County, TX.

27.            iii.       JEFFERSON DAVIS CHILDRESS, b. January 12, 1862, Lafayette Co., MS; d. November 27, 1926.

                 iv.       WILLIAM C. CHILDRESS, b. April 25, 1867, Lafayette Co., MS; d. 1944; m. (1) JENNIE MAPLE; m. (2) ARMOND DESHAZ.

                  v.       ALBERT C. CHILDRESS, b. September 05, 1869, Lafayette Co., MS; d. March 19, 1949, Lafayette Co., MS; m. MELINDA; b. October 06, 1868; d. December 12, 1940.

 

More About ALBERT C. CHILDRESS:

Burial: Fulmer Cemetary

 

Marriage Notes for ALBERT CHILDRESS and MELINDA:

According to Lafayette Co. Marriage records A. C. Childress married Linda Maples 13 Nov 1893.

 

                 vi.       ROBERT LEE CHILDRESS, b. October 03, 1872, Lafayette Co., MS; d. October 29, 1948; m. JENNY.

 

15.  SARAH CAROLINE3 CHILDRESS (MEREDITH2, DAVID1) was born Abt. 1844 in Lafayette County, MS, and died in Layfette County, MS.  She married (1) WILEY J. CHILDRESS November 22, 1860 in Lafayette Co., MS, son of HENRY CHILDRESS and LUCY.  He was born October 08, 1831 in Lafayette Co., MS, and died September 19, 1863 in Chickamauga, GA.  She married (2) LEE CAMPBELL (Source: 1880 Census, ED97, dewelling no. 427, family 428, Lafayette Co., MS, CAMEL, Lee W M 35 Farmer b MS fb NC mb MS; Calline W F 36 wife keeping house b MS fb SC mb AL, Dick W M 5 b MS fb MS mb MS, Alice W F 3 b MS fb MS mb MS; Childress Willis W M 17 stepson, farm laborer b MS fb MS mb MS, Mary W F 18 stepdaughter at home b MS fb MS mb MS.) January 13, 1874 in Lafayette Co., MS (Source: CHILDRESS marriages from the records of Lafayette County, MS).  He was born July 07, 1844, and died July 26, 1880 in Lafayette Co., MS.

 

Notes for SARAH CAROLINE CHILDRESS:

She was a Childress before she married Wiley J. Childress.

 

The 1880 US Census for Lafayette County, Mississippi, states Callie's father was born in South Carolina and her mother was born in Alabama.  Some researchers have identified Caroline as Sarah Caroline, but I have no conclusive evidence.

 

More About SARAH CAROLINE CHILDRESS:

Burial: Free Springs Cemetery, Layfette Co., MS

Occupation: School Teacher

 

Notes for WILEY J. CHILDRESS:

Wiley is reported to have died at the battle of Chickamanga, north of Atlanta.

 

More About WILEY J. CHILDRESS:

Military service: March 22, 1862, Enlisted in Civil War, MS 34th Infantry (Source: USGENWEB, MS34INF.TXT.)

 

Notes for LEE CAMPBELL:

Lee was stepfather to Willie Wyley and Mary.

 

More About LEE CAMPBELL:

Burial: Free Springs Cemetery, Harmontown, MS (Source: Verified on-site by Terry Childress 11-30-1997)

Reference: Barbara Farthing Bonham, 200 Birch Lane, Summerville, SC 29485, <msb@myfamily.org>, 24 Nov 1997

       

Children are listed above under (10) Wiley J. Childress.

       

Children of SARAH CHILDRESS and LEE CAMPBELL are:

                   i.       ALICE4 CAMPBELL, m. CHARLES BAILEY.

 

Notes for ALICE CAMPBELL:

Married Charles Bailey

 

                  ii.       DICK CAMPBELL, b. 1875, MS (Source: 1880 Census, ED97, dewelling no. 427, family 428, Lafayette Co., MS.).

                 iii.       LILLIE CAMPBELL, b. May 20, 1880, Lafayette Co., MS; d. December 23, 1894, Lafayette Co., MS (Source: Verified on-site by Terry Childress 11-30-1997).

 

More About LILLIE CAMPBELL:

Burial: Free Springs Cemetery

 

16.  ANNIS3 MCKELVY (LUCY2 CHILDRESS, DAVID1) was born February 20, 1821 in TN, and died January 21, 1866 in Humphreys Co., TN.  She married JERAMIAH S. SPANN Abt. 1841.  He was born February 21, 1818 in TN, and died December 19, 1865 in Humphreys Co., TN.

 

More About ANNIS MCKELVY:

Burial: McKelvy Cemetary

 

More About JERAMIAH S. SPANN:

Burial: McKelvy Cemetery

Census: 1850, Humphreys Co., TN

Probate: July 10, 1870, Humphreys Co., TN, Will Bk K pg 327-328 & 423-425

Tax List: 1841, Humphreys Co., TN

       

Children of ANNIS MCKELVY and JERAMIAH SPANN are:

                   i.       WILLIS M.4 SPANN, b. February 22, 1843; d. January 18, 1866, Humphreys Co., TN.

28.             ii.       SAMUEL HOUSTON SPANN, b. April 14, 1845, Humphreys Co., TN; d. January 01, 1901, Humphreys Co., TN.

                 iii.       JEREMIAH HUGH SPANN, b. September 14, 1847; d. January 07, 1866, Humphreys Co., TN.

                 iv.       EUGENE SPANN, b. January 31, 1848; d. December 15, 1862, Humphreys Co., TN.

                  v.       LUCY ELIZABETH SPANN, b. April 09, 1854.

29.            vi.       JAMES JOHNSON SPANN, b. August 04, 1855, Humphreys Co., TN; d. March 22, 1900, Humphreys Co., TN.

 

17.  THOMAS GOEN3 MCKELVY (LUCY2 CHILDRESS, DAVID1) was born July 05, 1836 in TN, and died February 11, 1909.  He married VIRGINIA WORD CARNELL December 25, 1860, daughter of JOHN CARNELL and MARTHA WHITE.  She was born February 01, 1841 in TN, and died May 13, 1913.

       

Children of THOMAS MCKELVY and VIRGINIA CARNELL are:

                   i.       JOHN C.4 MCKELVY, b. April 16, 1862; d. June 17, 1927, Jackson, TN.

30.             ii.       THOMAS COPELAND MCKELVY, b. June 04, 1871; d. October 20, 1941.

 

18.  ROBERT C.3 MCKELVY (LUCY2 CHILDRESS, DAVID1) was born July 01, 1846 in Humphreys Co., TN, and died October 28, 1904 in Humphreys Co., TN.  He married JOSEPHENE LINK November 30, 1875 in Humphries Co., TN.  She was born April 29, 1853, and died August 28, 1910 in Humphreys Co., TN.

 

More About ROBERT C. MCKELVY:

Burial: McKelvy Cemetary

Census: 1880, Humphreys Co., TN

 

More About JOSEPHENE LINK:

Burial: McKelvy Cemetery

       

Children of ROBERT MCKELVY and JOSEPHENE LINK are:

                   i.       WILLIAM HENRY4 MCKELVY.

                  ii.       ROBERT EMMETT MCKELVY.

31.            iii.       DAVID CHILDRESS MCKELVY, b. 1877, TN.

                 iv.       DANIAL H. MCKELVY, b. 1879, TN; m. MAY J. GLYNN, July 12, 1896, Humphries Co., TN.

32.             v.       MARY LUCY MCKELVY, b. 1891; d. May 16, 1970, Humphreys Co., TN.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

19.  JOHN WILLIAMSON4 CHILDRESS (JAMES MONROE3, HENRY MITCHELL2, DAVID1) was born June 25, 1853 in TX, and died December 11, 1934 in TX.  He married SARAH SUSANAH COSPER January 15, 1874 in TX, daughter of HAMPTON COSPER and ELIZA SMITH.  She was born January 15, 1854 in MS, and died October 19, 1921 in TX.

       

Children of JOHN CHILDRESS and SARAH COSPER are:

                   i.       GEORGE ERASTUS5 CHILDRESS, b. 1874, TX; d. 1921, OK; m. SAUDIE TIPTON (Source: John Childress, John Childress <john.childress@uk.sdlog.com>,  (Compiled by).).

                  ii.       MARY CAROLINE CHILDRESS, b. 1876; d. 1964; m. WILKES.

                 iii.       ALDA BERT CHILDRESS, b. 1877; d. 1958; m. SHEFFNER.

                 iv.       JAMES HAMPTON CHILDRESS, b. 1879; d. 1942.

                  v.       UNA BESSIE CHILDRESS, b. 1882; d. 1947; m. SIDES.

                 vi.       WILLIAM COSPER CHILDRESS, b. 1884; d. 1955.

                vii.       ROXIE BELLE CHILDRESS, b. December 11, 1885, Bosque Co., TX; m. OJ COVEY, October 15, 1905.

               viii.       JOHN BENNETT CHILDRESS, b. 1887; d. 1969.

                  ix.       SARAH SUSANAH CHILDRESS, b. 1890; m. GOYNE.

                   x.       OTHELLO RAYMOND CHILDRESS, b. 1892; d. 1962.

                  xi.       HARRY CHILDRESS, b. 1895; d. 1904.

 

20.  MARY I.4 CHILDRESS (WILEY J.3, HENRY MITCHELL2, DAVID1) was born April 1860 in Lafayette Co., MS, and died Aft. 1904 in Lafayette Co., MS.  She married RUFUS H. ADAIR November 21, 1893 in Lafayette Co., MS, son of JOHN ADAIR and MARY HESLEP.  He was born January 1860 in Marshall, MS, and died Aft. 1904.

 

More About MARY I. CHILDRESS:

Burial: Fulmer Cemetery

Reference: Mary Emma Childress' Interview

       

Children of MARY CHILDRESS and RUFUS ADAIR are:

                   i.       ALMA H.5 ADAIR, b. September 06, 1894; d. September 24, 1894.

 

More About ALMA H. ADAIR:

Burial: Free Springs Cemetery, Harmontown, MS (Source: Verified on-site by Terry Childress 11-30-1997)

 

                  ii.       JOHN ALVIS ADAIRE, b. April 01, 1895, Tippah, MS; d. December 03, 1969, Harmontown, MS.

 

More About JOHN ALVIS ADAIRE:

Burial: Free Spring Cemetery, Harmontown, MS (Source: Verified on-site by Terry Childress 11-30-1997The headstone only has year of birth/death.)

 

                 iii.       ANIS ADAIRE, b. July 29, 1897; d. August 06, 1978, Harmontown, MS; m. WOLFE.

 

Notes for ANIS ADAIRE:

married WOLFE

 

More About ANIS ADAIRE:

Burial: Free Springs Cemetery, Harmontown, MS (Source: Terry Childress, OnSite verification. Married (______) WOLFE indicated on headstone)

 

Notes for WOLFE:

indicated on headstone

 

                 iv.       ANNICE ADAIRE, b. January 01, 1898.

                  v.       ORLAN ADAIRE, b. October 03, 1903, Lafayette Co., MS; d. July 04, 1957, Marrero, LA.

 

More About ORLAN ADAIRE:

Burial: July 09, 1957, Como, MS

 

                 vi.       OLIVE L. ADAIRE, b. October 03, 1904, Lafayette Co., MS; d. December 17, 1904, Lafayette Co., MS.

 

Notes for OLIVE L. ADAIRE:

Olive and Orlan were twins

Olive died at birth or shortly after.

 

More About OLIVE L. ADAIRE:

Burial: Free Springs Cemetery, Harmontown, MS

 

21.  WILLIE WYLEY4 CHILDRESS (WILEY J.3, HENRY MITCHELL2, DAVID1) was born March 31, 1863 in Lafayette Co., MS, and died June 05, 1943 in Lafayette Co., MS.  He married GEORGIA LOUELLA FREEMAN November 06, 1895 in Lafayette County, MS, daughter of GREEN FREEMAN and MATTIE SMITH.  She was born October 15, 1871 in Lafayette County, MS, and died June 18, 1962 in Lafayette County, MS.

 

Notes for WILLIE WYLEY CHILDRESS:

Willie had a stepfather Lee Campbell Born 07-07-1844, died 07-26-1880 Free Springs Cemetery.  He also had half sisters Lillie Campbell born 05-20-1888 died 12-23-1994 buried at Free Springs Cemetery, and Alice Campbell married Charles Bailey.

 

 

More About WILLIE WYLEY CHILDRESS:

Burial: June 10, 1943, Free Spring Cemetery, Harmontown, MS

Military service: March 22, 1862, Enlisted in Civil War, MS 34th Infantry (Source: USGENWEB, MS34INF.TXT.)

 

More About GEORGIA LOUELLA FREEMAN:

Burial: June 22, 1962, Free Spring Cemetery, Harmontown, MS (Source: Terry Childress, OnSite verification. 11-30-1997, The headstone has only year of birth and 19__ for date of death.)

       

Children of WILLIE CHILDRESS and GEORGIA FREEMAN are:

                   i.       JOHN WILLIAMS5 CHILDRESS, b. September 10, 1896; d. September 14, 1897.

 

More About JOHN WILLIAMS CHILDRESS:

Burial: Free Springs Cemetery, Lafayette Co., MS (Source: Terry Childress, OnSite verification.)

 

                  ii.       ADDIE B. CHILDRESS, b. October 11, 1897; d. November 21, 1897.

 

More About ADDIE B. CHILDRESS:

Burial: Free Springs Cemetery, Lafayette Co., MS (Source: Terry Childress, OnSite verification.)

 

                 iii.       VEREN WINSTON CHILDRESS, b. November 25, 1898; d. July 03, 1958; m. MARY DURHAM, Unknown.

 

More About VEREN WINSTON CHILDRESS:

Burial: Union Cemetery, Panola Co., MS

 

Notes for MARY DURHAM:

Last name spelling may also be Durhm or Durm.

 

 

                 iv.       LEVI TECK CHILDRESS, b. December 13, 1900; d. 1932; m. ARA ADAMS, Unknown.

 

Notes for LEVI TECK CHILDRESS:

Cemetery is close to Harmontown, MS

 

 

More About LEVI TECK CHILDRESS:

Burial: New Hope Cemetery, Lafayette Co., MS

 

                  v.       SEYMORE RAY CHILDRESS, b. January 09, 1907; d. March 15, 1977; m. LENA BEATRICE HARMON; b. January 01, 1907; d. June 28, 2000.

 

More About SEYMORE RAY CHILDRESS:

Burial: Union Cemetery

 

More About LENA BEATRICE HARMON:

Burial: Union Baptist Church Cemetary, Sardis, MS

 

                 vi.       EXTER SAVAGE CHILDRESS, b. March 31, 1904; d. July 16, 1905.

 

More About EXTER SAVAGE CHILDRESS:

Burial: Free Springs Cemetery, Lafayette Co., MS (Source: Terry Childress, OnSite verification.)

 

                vii.       SILAS ALLEN CHILDRESS, b. May 10, 1905, Como, MS; d. August 26, 1979, New Orleans, LA; m. BESSIE NOLAN DOOLEY, January 01, 1925; b. April 16, 1908, Holly Springs, MS; d. 1968, New Orleans, LA.

 

More About SILAS ALLEN CHILDRESS:

Burial: Garden of Memories (Source: Terry Childress, OnSite verification.)

Social Security Number: 427-16-6443

 

More About BESSIE NOLAN DOOLEY:

Burial: Garden of Memories (Source: Terry Childress, OnSite verification.)

Social Security Number: 587-52-3614

 

               viii.       HENRY S. CHILDRESS, b. February 17, 1908; d. January 06, 1977; m. IDA MAE WOLF.

 

Notes for HENRY S. CHILDRESS:

SSN: 425-60-9251

 

 

More About HENRY S. CHILDRESS:

Burial: New Hope Cemetery, Lafayette Co., MS

 

                  ix.       LAWRENCE ALEXANDER CHILDRESS, b. November 09, 1909; d. March 22, 1971; m. IRENE CHILDRESS; b. Aft. 1909.

 

Notes for LAWRENCE ALEXANDER CHILDRESS:

Married Irene Childress, a Childress before marriage.

SSN: 428-46-7213

 

 

More About LAWRENCE ALEXANDER CHILDRESS:

Burial: Fulmer Cemetery, MS

 

Notes for IRENE CHILDRESS:

Irene is not kin to this set of Childresses.

 

                   x.       MATTIE CAROLINE CHILDRESS, b. May 20, 1912; m. HULET VINSON, UNKNOWN.

 

Notes for MATTIE CAROLINE CHILDRESS:

Aunt Callie

 

 

                  xi.       MARY EMMA CHILDRESS, b. November 23, 1914; d. March 28, 2000, MS; m. (1) HARVEY HUDSON POWELL, November 09, 1935; d. December 07, 1950; m. (2) CARL JASPER SAVAGE, May 09, 1959; d. 1990.

 

More About MARY EMMA CHILDRESS:

Burial: March 31, 2000, Union Baptist Church Cemetary, Sardis, MS (Source: Terry Childress, OnSite verification.)

 

Notes for HARVEY HUDSON POWELL:

Died of Cancer

 

 

22.  EARNEST L.4 CHILDRESS (JOHN DAVID3, GOEN2, DAVID1) was born September 22, 1866 in Tyro, MS, and died November 11, 1937 in Lincoln Co., OK.  He married MARY JANE STUART.  She died 1960.

 

More About EARNEST L. CHILDRESS:

Burial: Parague, OK

 

More About MARY JANE STUART:

Burial: Parague, OK

       

Children of EARNEST CHILDRESS and MARY STUART are:

                   i.       MATTIE ANNE5 CHILDRESS, d. age 18 months.

                  ii.       VIVIAN B. CHILDRESS, b. June 10, 1893; m. ED KING.

                 iii.       WALTER LINWOOD CHILDRESS, b. July 09, 1898; m. EFFIE LENORA VINSON, January 08, 1926, Lincoln Co., TX; b. March 27, 1905, Lillian, TX.

                 iv.       SAMUEL DAVID CHILDRESS, b. July 13, 1900; m. JENNIE.

                  v.       ERVIN ALBERT CHILDRESS, b. August 14, 1904; m. LAURA BISHERS.

                 vi.       JAMES EDWIN IBERUS CHILDRESS, b. June 10, 1906; m. ETTA SANDERS.

                vii.       MELVIN STUART CHILDRESS, b. January 09, 1908; m. EDITH TIMMIE.

 

23.  MARY EVA4 CHILDRESS (JOHN DAVID3, GOEN2, DAVID1) was born February 05, 1873 in Tate Co., MS, and died March 28, 1923 in Lincoln Co., OK.  She married BUNYAN HENRY September 16, 1891 in Red River, TX, son of JOHN HENRY and MARY WHARTON.  He was born August 28, 1866 in Pickens Co., AL, and died September 10, 1903 in Clarksville, TX.

 

More About MARY EVA CHILDRESS:

Burial: Chandler Cemetery

 

More About BUNYAN HENRY:

Burial: Cherry Cemetery

       

Children of MARY CHILDRESS and BUNYAN HENRY are:

                   i.       MATTIE BELLE5 HENRY, b. June 17, 1892, Red River Co., TX; d. October 15, 1967, Locust Grove, OK; m. HENRY LARENCE BURRIS, October 12, 1913, Lincoln Co., OK; b. December 16, 1881, Pope Co., AR; d. July 20, 1953, Locust Grove, OK.

 

More About MATTIE BELLE HENRY:

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Pryor, OK

 

More About HENRY LARENCE BURRIS:

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Pryor, OK

 

                  ii.       WILLIAM DUDLEY HENRY, b. August 12, 1894; d. July 23, 1898, TX.

                 iii.       EDWARD EARL HENRY, b. October 14, 1897; m. LOUISA MAY VASSAR, November 01, 1923, Tyron, OK.

                 iv.       HOWARD EARVIN HENRY, b. July 12, 1900, TX; d. December 19, 1953, IL; m. OPAL RUTH DEBOARD, May 04, 1929, Chandler, OK; b. March 09, 1906, AR.

                  v.       BESSIE MAE HENRY, b. April 01, 1903, Clarksville, TX; m. CLARENCE WARNER ALEXANDER, November 30, 1922, Chandler, OK.

 

24.  SARAH4 CHILDRESS (JOHN DAVID3, GOEN2, DAVID1) was born February 15, 1875 in Tate Co., MS, and died November 27, 1905 in Clarksville, TX.  She married JIM BREWER.  He was born February 16, 1865 in Memphis, TN, and died December 31, 1911 in Red River Co., TX.

 

More About SARAH CHILDRESS:

Burial: Albion Cemetery

       

Children of SARAH CHILDRESS and JIM BREWER are:

                   i.       KATIE5 BREWER, m. FRANK B. PAGE.

                  ii.    INA BREWER, m. ALBERT BAILEY HEMINGWAY.

                 iii.       JOHNNIE BREWER, m. MINTIE HENDERSON.

 

25.  JAMES IBERUS4 CHILDRESS (JOHN DAVID3, GOEN2, DAVID1) was born July 10, 1877 in Tate Co., MS.  He married LILLIE VAN LANDINGHAM.  She was born Abt. 1888.

       

Children of JAMES CHILDRESS and LILLIE VAN LANDINGHAM are:

                   i.       OMA LEE5 CHILDRESS.

                  ii.       LESLIE CHILDRESS, d. April 1962, Hugo, OK.

                 iii.       ALVIN CHILDRESS.

 

26.  SAMUEL ALANZO4 CHILDRESS (SAMUEL3, MEREDITH2, DAVID1) was born January 27, 1857 in Lafayette County, MS, and died September 26, 1938 in Wilson County, TX.  He married ANNIE SUSAN WEST September 10, 1885 in Stockdale, Wilson County, TX.  She was born May 06, 1872 in Stockdale, Wilson Co., TX, and died October 31, 1947 in Dewitt Co., TX.

 

Notes for SAMUEL ALANZO CHILDRESS:

Sam was a trail driver, who drove cattle from Wilson County, TX to Kansas.  They had 17 children, 4 died as infants.

 

More About SAMUEL ALANZO CHILDRESS:

Burial: Steel Branch Cemetery, Stockdale, TX

Reference 1: Mary Sithey <mary@myriad.net>

Reference 2: DJMISHLER@aol.com

 

More About ANNIE SUSAN WEST:

Burial: Steel Branch Cemetery, Stockdale, TX

       

Children of SAMUEL CHILDRESS and ANNIE WEST are:

                   i.       UNNAMED5 CHILDRESS, b. September 08, 1886, Wilson Co., TX; d. September 08, 1886, Wilson Co., TX.

 

More About UNNAMED CHILDRESS:

Burial: Steel Branch Cemetery

 

                  ii.       JEFFERSON DAVIS CHILDRESS, b. September 09, 1887, Wilson Co., TX.

                 iii.       ROXIE CHILDRESS, b. March 12, 1889, Wilson Co., TX; d. March 12, 1889, Wilson Co., TX.

 

More About ROXIE CHILDRESS:

Burial: Steel Branch Cemetery

 

                 iv.       ADA CHILDRESS, b. August 29, 1890, Wilson Co., TX; d. August 29, 1890, Wilson Co., TX.

 

More About ADA CHILDRESS:

Burial: Steel Branch Cemetery

 

                  v.       WILLIAM ALONZO CHILDRESS, b. June 07, 1892, Wilson Co., TX.

                 vi.       ALBERT AB CHILDRESS, b. May 30, 1894, Wilson Co., TX; d. March 21, 1940, Wilson Co., TX; m. ONA MAE WEST; b. Abt. 1894; d. Aft. 1922, Stockton, TX.

                vii.       HATTIE JANE CHILDRESS, b. October 11, 1895, Wilson Co., TX.

               viii.       ROBERT LEE CHILDRESS, b. April 08, 1897, Wilson Co., TX.

                  ix.       AMANDA LEIGH CHILDRESS, b. November 30, 1898, Wilson Co., TX.

                   x.       ANDERSON DEWITT CHILDRESS, b. November 03, 1900, Wilson Co., TX.

                  xi.       CALLIE ELIZABETH CHILDRESS, b. December 05, 1901, Wilson Co., TX; m. HENRY ITHAMER ANDERSON.

                 xii.       MAUDINE LANE CHILDRESS, b. January 19, 1904, Wilson Co., TX.

                xiii.       FLORENCE CHILDRESS, b. October 01, 1905, Wilson Co., TX; d. October 07, 1905, Wilson Co., TX.

 

More About FLORENCE CHILDRESS:

Burial: Steel Branch Cemetery

 

                xiv.       OLLIE FRANKLIN CHILDRESS, b. November 07, 1906, Wilson Co., TX.

                 xv.       LELA MAE CHILDRESS, b. March 23, 1909, Stockdale, Wilson Co., TX; d. April 22, 1939, Gillett, Karnes Co., TX.

 

More About LELA MAE CHILDRESS:

Burial: April 23, 1939, Rancho Cem., Nixion, Gonzales Co., TX (Source: FamilySearch Ancestral File, www.familysearch.org/search.)

 

                xvi.       ALTA PEARL CHILDRESS, b. June 05, 1912, Stockdale,Wilson Co., TX; d. February 19, 1965, San Antonio, TX; m. ALAXANDER EDMOND HALL (Source: FamilySearch Ancestral File, www.familysearch.org/search.), Abt. 1929, Nixion, Gonzales Co., TX; b. May 20, 1907, Karnes Co., TX; d. June 23, 1967, Karnes Co., TX.

 

More About ALAXANDER EDMOND HALL:

Burial: June 25, 1967, Rancho Cem., Nixion, Gonzales Co., TX

 

               xvii.       SUDIE MARIE CHILDRESS, b. November 21, 1913, Wilson Co., TX.

 

27.  JEFFERSON DAVIS4 CHILDRESS (SAMUEL3, MEREDITH2, DAVID1) was born January 12, 1862 in Lafayette Co., MS, and died November 27, 1926.  He married (1) LOU KIZER.    He married (2) WILLIE DURHAM February 25, 1892 in Lafayette County, MS. 

       

Child of JEFFERSON CHILDRESS and WILLIE DURHAM is:

                   i.       GEORGE CLEVELAND5 CHILDRESS.

 

28.  SAMUEL HOUSTON4 SPANN (ANNIS3 MCKELVY, LUCY2 CHILDRESS, DAVID1) was born April 14, 1845 in Humphreys Co., TN, and died January 01, 1901 in Humphreys Co., TN.  He married LUCY JANE AVERITT May 13, 1866 in Dickson, Humphreys Co., TN, daughter of RICHARD AVERITT and CAROLINE MITCHELL.  She was born January 12, 1846 in Erin, TN, and died December 31, 1924 in Dallas, TX.

 

More About SAMUEL HOUSTON SPANN:

Burial: McKelvy Cemetary

Census: 1870, Humphreys Co., TN

Reference: Humphreys Co. Deed Bk U pg 505-506

 

More About LUCY JANE AVERITT:

Burial: McKelvy Cemetary

Census: 1910, Humphreys Co., TN

       

Children of SAMUEL SPANN and LUCY AVERITT are:

                   i.       PERMILIA ANNIS5 SPANN, b. August 23, 1867, Humphreys Co., TN; d. August 31, 1872, Humphreys Co., TN.

 

More About PERMILIA ANNIS SPANN:

Burial: Marable Cemetery

 

                  ii.       WILLIS ROBERT SPANN, b. July 18, 1870, Humphreys Co., TN; d. May 26, 1933, Humphreys Co., TN; m. METTA M. MCCANN, January 09, 1889, Humphries Co., TN; b. May 07, 1872, Humphreys Co., TN; d. June 24, 1955, Humphreys Co., TN.

 

More About WILLIS ROBERT SPANN:

Burial: Wyly Cemetery

 

More About METTA M. MCCANN:

Burial: Wyly Cemetery

 

                 iii.       RICHARD ALONZO SPANN, b. April 27, 1876, Humphreys Co., TN; m. (1) MARY JANE HEMBY, January 16, 1901, Humphries Co., TN; b. September 19, 1880, Humphreys Co., TN; d. March 31, 1965, Humphreys Co., TN; m. (2) KATE GALLAHER, April 24, 1905, Humphries Co., TN; b. 1882, TN; d. November 23, 1967, Dickson, TN.

 

More About KATE GALLAHER:

Burial: England Cemetery

 

                 iv.       FRED ROOK SPANN, b. April 27, 1885, Humphreys Co., TN; d. July 04, 1965, Dallas, TX; m. ETHEL MAYHEW MORTON, May 14, 1907, Boonesville, MS; b. October 24, 1885, Boonesville, MS; d. July 14, 1957, Dallas, TX.

 

More About FRED ROOK SPANN:

Census: 1910, Humphreys Co., TN

 

                  v.       SAMUEL DALMER SPANN, b. October 08, 1887, Humphreys Co., TN; d. January 27, 1936, Davidson Co., TN; m. MARY ETHEL COOLEY, January 09, 1901, Humphries Co., TN; b. August 22, 1888, Clydeton, Humphreys Co., TN; d. January 02, 1969, Nashville, TN.

 

More About SAMUEL DALMER SPANN:

Burial: Springhill Cemetery

 

More About MARY ETHEL COOLEY:

Burial: Springhill Cemetery

 

29.  JAMES JOHNSON4 SPANN (ANNIS3 MCKELVY, LUCY2 CHILDRESS, DAVID1) was born August 04, 1855 in Humphreys Co., TN, and died March 22, 1900 in Humphreys Co., TN.  He married IDA CURTIS December 10, 1881 in Humphries Co., TN, daughter of ELI CURTIS and MARY LATIMER.  She was born 1862 in TN, and died December 18, 1941 in Humphreys Co., TN.

 

More About JAMES JOHNSON SPANN:

Burial: Anderson Cemetery

 

More About IDA CURTIS:

Burial: Anderson Cemetery

Census: 1910, Humphreys Co., TN

       

Children of JAMES SPANN and IDA CURTIS are:

                   i.       MYRTIE5 SPANN, d. at age 2 years.

                  ii.       MARY ANNIS SPANN, b. April 08, 1886, Humphreys Co., TN; d. November 10, 1950, Hustburg, TN; m. WILLIAM ALONZO BYRD, September 16, 1903; b. August 03, 1881; d. August 17, 1950, Hustburg, TN.

 

More About MARY ANNIS SPANN:

Burial: Ebenezer Cemetery

 

More About WILLIAM ALONZO BYRD:

Burial: Ebenezer Cemetery

 

                 iii.       ELMER REAMS SPANN, b. January 22, 1889, Humphreys Co., TN; d. November 29, 1971, Humphreys Co., TN; m. LOLA LEE WHITE, 1913; b. April 21, 1895, Humphreys Co., TN; d. January 06, 1979.

 

More About ELMER REAMS SPANN:

Burial: Richlawn Cemetery

 

                 iv.       ALVESTER CURTIS SPANN, b. June 11, 1892, Humphreys Co., TN; d. March 20, 1968, Humphreys Co., TN; m. BLANCHE WINTERS, July 04, 1924, Centerville, TN; b. December 07, 1908, Hickman Co., TN.

 

More About ALVESTER CURTIS SPANN:

Burial: Anderson Cemetery

Reference: Carolyn Spann Patterson, 3453 Nantucket Dr., Maretta, GA

 

                  v.       JAMES WILLIS SPANN, b. December 25, 1894, Humphreys Co., TN; d. October 22, 1979; m. (1) ELSIE WINHOUSE; m. (2) BESSIE NUMERICK.

 

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Residence: moved to Cincinati, OH

 

30.  THOMAS COPELAND4 MCKELVY (THOMAS GOEN3, LUCY2 CHILDRESS, DAVID1) was born June 04, 1871, and died October 20, 1941.  He married MARTHA HORTON. 

       

Child of THOMAS MCKELVY and MARTHA HORTON is:

                   i.    DR. VIRGINIA ELLEN5 MCKELVY, m. LOYD C. TEMPELTON.

 

31.  DAVID CHILDRESS4 MCKELVY (ROBERT C.3, LUCY2 CHILDRESS, DAVID1) was born 1877 in TN.  He married IDA HALBROOK. 

       

Child of DAVID MCKELVY and IDA HALBROOK is:

                   i.       JOSEPHENE5 MCKELVY, m. DR. GORDON KEITH ROGERS.

 

32.  MARY LUCY4 MCKELVY (ROBERT C.3, LUCY2 CHILDRESS, DAVID1) was born 1891, and died May 16, 1970 in Humphreys Co., TN.  She married DAVID HENSLEY ANDERSON December 15, 1910, son of JAMES ANDERSON and MARY TIDWELL.  He was born December 02, 1888 in Humphreys Co., TN, and died May 25, 1979 in Humphreys Co., TN.

 

More About MARY LUCY MCKELVY:

Burial: Anderson Cemetery

 

More About DAVID HENSLEY ANDERSON:

Burial: Anderson Cemetery

       

Children of MARY MCKELVY and DAVID ANDERSON are:

                   i.       INFANT5 ANDERSON, b. July 23, 1911; d. July 23, 1911.

                  ii.       MARY JOSEPHINE ANDERSON, b. February 28, 1915; m. ROBERT R. GARNER.

                 iii.       MARGARET JEAN ANDERSON, b. February 12, 1917; d. July 15, 1981, Kansas City, KS; m. JAMES TAYLOR.

                 iv.       WILLIAM ROBERT ANDERSON, b. June 17, 1921; m. YVONNE ETZEL.