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Descendants of George Keesee I, updated 18 September 2000


      464. Lucy Fields7 Keesee (John Hill6, Thomas5, Thomas4, George Faris3, Richard2, George1)2741,2742 was born 19 November 1892 in Ovilla, Ellis County, Texas2743, and died ca. 1977 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas2743. She married Raymond E. Hendricks2744. He died Unknown.

Notes for Lucy Fields Keesee:
Attachment to e-mail from Barbara Scott Wyche to CEB, 26 July 1999:

My Aunt Lucy was schizophrenic. She received shock treatment at a facility in San Antonio. I remember we took my grandmother to see her. I was five, so it would have been 1945. She referred to Uncle Raymond as "he." When she got out of the hospital, she was to live in an apartment in Dallas. One day when Uncle Raymond came home, she had moved back into their home in Ft. Worth. He moved out but continued to support her. She was the most beautiful of my grandmotherís sisters. She was very neat but strange and very jealous of Aunt Mary and Aunt Evelyn. The family kept secrets from her to avoid her wrath.

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Date: Sat, 31 Jul 1999 12:22:27 -0500
From: Barbara Wyche <robertw@worldnet.att.net>
To: "Billingsley, Carolyn" <ceb@rice.edu>
Subject: Lucy F. Hendricks (Keesee) Obit

Obituary, no date, no paper's name, etc.

HENDRICKS

Mrs. Lucy F. Hendricks, 85, Fort Worth, passed away Monday. Survivors:
Son, Ed Hendricks, Fort Worth; sister, Mrs. F. A. Schmidt, Tulsa,
Oklahoma; granddaughters, Mrs. Pat Ferchill, Fort Worth, Mrs. Thomas F.
Mastin IV, San Antonio; great-grandson, Beau Ferchill, Fort Worth.
Private Cryptside Services 4 p.m. Tuesday Greenwood Mausoleum, Dr.
Robert F. Johnes officiating. The family suggests expressions of
sympathy be made in the form of contributions to a favorite charity.
Arrangements Greenwood 3100 White Settlement Rd. At University Dr.
336-0584

I assume it was a Ft. Worth newspaper. My grandmother died in 1969 and
only Aunt Evelyn was alive at the time of death. I don't know when Aunt
Lucy died. [Barbara Scott Wyche]


More About Lucy Fields Keesee:
Date born 2: 19 November 1892, Ovilla, Ellis Co., Texas2745
Died 2: ca. 1977, Ft. Worth, Texas2745
Fact 1: 26 June 1969, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas2746
Fact 2: 19 March 1926, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas2747
Fact 3: 30 March 1930, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas2748
Fact 4: 29 September 1959, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas2749
     
Child of Lucy Keesee and Raymond Hendricks is:
  926 i.   Raymond Edward8 Hendricks, born Private. He married (Unknown) Trees Private; born Private.
  More About Raymond Hendricks and (Unknown) Trees:
Private-Begin: Private



      479. Lucy E.7 Garrett (Paulina Jane6 Calvert, Mary "Polly"5 Keesee, Thomas4, George Faris3, Richard2, George1)2750,2751 was born ca. 1852 in Texas2752,2753, and died Unknown. She married (1) George F. Randolph 17 May 1871 in Robertson County, Texas. He died 16 October 1873 in Calvert, Robertson County, Texas2754. She married (2) Scott Field2755 06 June 1878 in Robertson County, Texas, son of Henry Field and Mary Bates. He was born 26 January 1847 in Mississippi2756,2757, and died 20 December 1931 in Calvert, Robertson County, Texas2758.

Notes for Lucy E. Garrett:
Lucy could NOT have married Randolph on this date--she would've been too young?

More About Lucy E. Garrett:
Date born 2: ca. 1853, Texas2759
Fact: 22 September 1870, Census, Robertson County, Texas; p . 220A, D. 157, Family 847, PO Hearne

Notes for George F. Randolph:
George F. Randolph was a relative of Thomas Jefferson, according to J. W. Baker's History of Robertson County, Texas; this is plausible, as the Jeffersons and Randolph's are known to be related. See also, "History's the star of Calvert's show," Texas (Houston Chronicle Magazine), 4 April 1999, p. 6: More than 1,900 residents [of Calvert] became ill [in the yellow fever epidemic of 1873], and at least 300 died, including George F. Randolph, a nephew of Thomas Jefferson." The author of this piece, Melanie Gilbronson, probably got this information from Baker's history, however.

More About George Randolph and Lucy Garrett:
Marriage: 17 May 1871, Robertson County, Texas

Notes for Scott Field:
Soldier's Application for a [Confederate] Pension, #49968, State of Texas, was filed by Scott Field, Sr., 13 July 1931. At the time, his address was Calvert, Robertson County, Texas. This pension was approved 13 July 1931 (the same day it was filed!). In his application, SF stated he served from Mississippi from September 1863 until the close of war and the cessation of hostilities, about May 1865. He had been a resident of Texas since December 1872, and, at the time of application, was 84 [therefore born circa 1847]. When he enlisted in Harvey Scouts, attached to W. H. Jackson's Division, Forrests' Command, composed of Ross's Texas Brigade and Armstrong's Tennessee Brigade (cavalry), he resided in Canton, Mississippi. His wife was not living at the time of his application. Witnesses were J. A. Foster and William McIntosh.

The file contains an affadavit by C. E. Holmes, who appeared before H. Holmes, notary public, Yazoo County, Mississippi, testifying they were both members of the same company; "that he served with Mr. Field during a part of the Georgia campaign when the western army was commanded by General Joseph R. Johnson, and in the Tennessee Campaign when the army was commanded by General John B. Hood, and from then on to the end of the Civil War"; and "that so far as he knows, Mr. Field and he are the only survivors of their company, and he is 85 years of age January 1931 and that Mr. Field has informed him that he was eighty-four in January last." Sworn 15 June 1931.

The application packet also contains a letter from Joe Y. McNutt, County Judge of Robertson County, to the Hon. Geo. H. Sheppard, Comptroller of Public Accounts, Austin, Texas, 11 July 1931. McNutt refers to SF as "former Congressman from the 6th District" and "a successful lawyer," who "has been careful and prudent in his Judicial affairs. But in recent years he has had financial reverses. He is 84 years of age now and is total blind, has an attendant constantly with him to guide and direct his steps. . . . I was born and reared in Calvert where Mr. Field has lived for many year [sic] and until recent years has taken an active part in every movement to promote the welfare of the Nation, State County and City. . . and one of Robertson County's most useful citizens . . . He is a member of Camp Towson No 111 U. C. V. and has been Capt. Commander of that Camp for a number of years."

The last document is an Application for Mortuary Warrant. It states that Scott Field, Sr. died on 20 December 1931 in Calvert, Robertson County, Texas, at the home of his son Tom Field. The undertaker was P. H. Tindall, of Calvert, and on 20 December 1931, he prepared the body for burial. W. S. Parker was the attending physician and stated death was from "cerebral thrombus."

There is also a Confederate Pension Widow's Application, Texas #50010, filed 27 July 1931, for Virginia Field, widow of Harry Field. Documents in the application state that Harry was Scott Field, Sr.'s brother and served in the same unit. Harry Field died 8 November 1915 in Robertson County, Texas. Virginia married him 13 October 1881 in Robertson County. Virginia was a resident of Texas since 23 February 1864; she was age 67, born 23 February 1864 in Robertson County; her current address was Calvert, Texas. C. E. Holmes also made an affadavit for Harry Field's service, similar to the one he made for Scott Field, Sr. The Mortuary Warrant states that Mrs. Virginia Field died 2 July 1937, in Calvert, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Anne Field Taliaferro. P. H. Tindall was the undertaker; the doctor, W. P. Parker(?) said she died of nephritis and [can't read].

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Texas Death Certificate 58047, Scott Field, Sr.: He died 20 December 1931 of Cerebral Thrombosis, date of onset 10 December 1931; he was 84 years, 11 months, and 20 days old; died in Precinct #1, Robertson County, Texas; "Length of residence in city where death occurred: 60 yrs."; married to Mrs. Maude H. Field; born January 26, 1847 in Mississippi, son of Henry Field (b. MS) and Mary Jane Bates (b. AL); he had been an attorney all his life and had last worked at this profession in 1921. Burial was in Calvert Texas, on 21 December 1931. The informant was Scott Field of Calvert, Texas

More About Scott Field:
Date born 2: ca. 18602760
Occupation: Attorney2761

More About Scott Field and Lucy Garrett:
Marriage 1: 06 June 1878, Robertson County, Texas
Marriage 2: 13 October 1881, Robertson County, Texas2762
Marriage 3: ca. 18852763
     
Children of Lucy Garrett and Scott Field are:
  927 i.   Tom8 Field, died Unknown.
  928 ii.   Scott Field, died Unknown.
  929 iii.   Eugene Field, died Unknown.


      480. John T.7 Garrett (Paulina Jane6 Calvert, Mary "Polly"5 Keesee, Thomas4, George Faris3, Richard2, George1)2764,2765 was born ca. 1858 in Robertson County, Texas2766,2767, and died Unknown. He married Allie Gray. She died Unknown.

More About John T. Garrett:
Date born 2: ca. 18632768
Fact: 22 September 1870, Census, Robertson County, Texas; p . 220A, D. 157, Family 847, PO Hearne

Notes for Allie Gray:
Daughter of Mrs. Annie Spencer of Marlin, Texas, according to J. W. Baker's History of Robertson County. Information on children also from this source.
     
Children of John Garrett and Allie Gray are:
  930 i.   Hazel8 Garrett, died Unknown.
  931 ii.   John Garrett III, died Unknown.


      481. Margaret"Maggie" E.7 Smith (Mary M.6 Calvert, Mary "Polly"5 Keesee, Thomas4, George Faris3, Richard2, George1)2769,2770 was born ca. 1850 in Saline County, Arkansas2770, and died Aft. December 18902771. She married (1) (Unknown) Price2772. He died Unknown. She married (2) Robert Patton Quaite2773, son of William Quaite and Hester Patton. He was born ca. 1843 in near Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky2774,2775, and died Unknown.

Notes for Margaret"Maggie" E. Smith:
Members of the Central [Cumberland] Presbyterian Church Ladies Aid Society [no date], Mrs. Phaup, Mrs. P. P. Smith, Mrs. Tom Smith, and Mrs. Maggie Price. Mrs. P. P. Smith was president of the Women's Association October 1894-September 1895 and June 1910-April 1911. The Missionary Society was formed in 1891 and Mrs. P. P. Smith was a member. From A History of the Central Presbyterian Church, Waxahachie, Texas.

More About Margaret"Maggie" E. Smith:
Name 2: Margaret Elizabeth Smith2776
Burial: Unknown, Waxahachie City Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas2777
Religion: Cumberland Presbyterian
     
Children of Margaret"Maggie" Smith and Robert Quaite are:
  932 i.   Lee P.8 Quaite2778, born 18702779; died 1928 in Ellis County, Texas2779.
  More About Lee P. Quaite:
Burial: Unknown, Waxahachie City Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas2779

  933 ii.   Mary A. Quaite2780, died 20 January 1919 in Ellis County, Texas2781.
  More About Mary A. Quaite:
Burial: Unknown, Waxahachie City Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas

  934 iii.   Lina May Quaite2782, died 09 May 1955 in Ellis County, Texas2783.
  Notes for Lina May Quaite:
"From the Ellis County Mirror, Waxahachie, Texas," Ellis County, Texas, Genealogical Records, Vol XVIII, compiled by the Rebecca Boyce Chapter DAR Genealogical Records Committee, typescript, (n.d.), p. 12:

June 11, 1896 issue: "Many 'pretty' school girls are returning home- . . . from Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn., Miss Lina Quaite . . . .

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"Waxahachie Public Schools, 1910-1911," Searchers and Researchers of Ellis County, Texas, Vol. 2, No. 4 (Fall 1979): pp. 162-163:

Primary: Miss Lina Quaite, Second Grade

Graduates of Waxahachie High School: Class of 1895: Lina Quaite, [currently] Teacher City Schools; Waxahachie, Tx.

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"Ellis County, School Records," by Frances Phillips, Searchers and Researchers of Ellis County, Texas, Vol. III, No. 2 (Spring 1980), p. 85:

Milford School District #72, scholastic population=303
1897-98: Lina May Quaite
1898-99: Lina May Quaite
1899-1900: [Lina not listed]

  More About Lina May Quaite:
Burial: Unknown, Waxahachie City Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas2784



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