|Searching surnames Jones, Elliott, Osborne, Wells, Cunningham, Foster, Jordan, Parham, Stone, Clark, Holt, Copeland, Corr, Ledbetter, Williams, Coats, Smith, Weeks, White, Craven, Coman, James, Surrency, Dollar, and Hicks. My gggg grandfather, Willie (pronounced Wiley) Jones died in 1826 in Williamson County, Tn. His son, Benton Jones, married Winnefred Ledbetter, daughter of William Ledbetter and Anna Stanley Ledbetter. It is believed that Willie also had sons Sylvester and Moses Jones, and a daughter named Dicey, who married Abraham McLemore in Williamson County. My ggg grandfather, John Cunningham, was born in Union District, South Carolina, in 1798, and died in Gibson County, TN. in 1864. He married Amanda Craven, daughter of Thomas Craven and Phebe Harlan. His son, Benjamen Franklin Cunningham married Sarah Francis Clark, daughter of Samuel Price Clark and Elizabeth Hall Clark. Any information regarding these families would be appreciated. I am willing to share the information that I have.
- Five generations of Osbornes. (36 KB)
James Campbell Osborne, Ephraim Brevard Osborne, Albert Lee Osborne, Loucille Osborne Fuston, James Lee Fuston.
- John Benton Jones, my great grandfather (63 KB)
John Benton Jones, born 12-11-1874 in Holly Springs, Marshall County, Ms., died 6-26-1946, Hillsboro, Hill County, Tx.
- James Osborne & Sara Coats, my ggg grandparents (53 KB)
James Campbell Osborne, born December 16, 1829 in Alabama, died September 28, 1922 and Sara Coats, born October 12, 1832 in Tennessee, died November 3, 1924.
- Gus Jones, my grandfather (75 KB)
Gus Jones, my grandfather, as a young man
- Albert Osborne & Georgie Wells, my g grandparents (100 KB)
Albert Lee Osborne, born 5-10-1878 in Emmett, Navarro County, Tx, died 7-13-1966 in Corsicana, Navarro County, Tx, and Georgie Wells, born 1-4-1880 in Johnson County, Tx, died 7-09-1944 in Corsicana, Navarro County, Tx
- E.B. Osborne and Nancy Smith, my gg grandparents. (64 KB)
Ephraim Brevard Osborne, born January 27, 1859 in Arkansas, died November 30, 1932 and Nancy Smith, born November 5, 1859 in Arkansas, died March 16, 1936.
- Jones and Tonahill Family (83 KB)
Gus Jones and wife, Berniece to the far left, his mother, Ditha Elliott Jones seated to the left, his sister, Winnie Jones Tonahill to the right of Berniece.
- Albert Osborne and brother P.G., front row (96 KB)
Albert Lee Osborne and his brother, P.G. Osborne, front row.
- G. W. Smith & Martha Butler, my ggg grandparents. (97 KB)
George Washington Smith, born March 4, 1836 in Mississippi, died December 29, 1901 & Martha Ann Butler, born September 7, 1840, died January 29, 1900.
- Gus Jones, my grandfather and his sister Winnie (105 KB)
Gus Jones, my grandfather, and his sister Winnie.
- Earl Cunningham & Lucy Jordan, my grandparents (65 KB)
Earl Cunningham, born 12-11-1896 in Medina, Gibson County, Tn, died 2-01-1967 in Hillsboro, Hill County, Tx and Lucy Caroline Jordan, born 6-16-1897, Abbott, Hill County, Tx, died 2-17-1999, Hillsboro, Hill County, Tx.
- Benjamin Franklin Cunningham, my gg grandfather (67 KB)
Benjamin Franklin Cunningham, born February 7, 1831 in Union Co., S.C., died March 20, 1885 in Gibson Co., Tn. Husband of Sarah Francis Clark.
- Wiley Jones, my great-great grandfather. (66 KB)
Wiley Jones, Born about 1829 probably in Bedford County, Tn, died about 1885 in Marshall County Ms. Married Virginia "Jinny" Stone.
- John Benton Jones, my great grandfather (56 KB)
John Benton Jones, my great grandfather, in his later years.
- Earl Cunningham, my grandfather, center (74 KB)
Earl Cunningham, my grandfather, center of photo, 1917 State Fair of Texas.
- Sarah Francis Clark, my gg grandmother (54 KB)
Sarah Francis Clark, born February 25, 1837 in Tennessee, died October 24, 1917. Wife of Benjamin Franklin Cunningham.
- Louisa Mahala Caroline Williams, my gg grandmother (45 KB)
Louisa Mahala Caroline Williams, Born June 13, 1849 in Texas, died November 13, 1891 in Hill County, Texas. Married James Buchanan Elliott.
- James Buchanan Elliott, my great great grandfather (105 KB)
James Buchanan Elliott in his later years.
- Lucy Jordan Cunningham, my grandmother (77 KB)
Lucy Jordan Cunningham, my grandmother, picture taken when she was in High School.
- Henry Green Jordan, my gg grandfather (69 KB)
Henry Green Jordan, born June 13, 1835 in Sumter Co., S.C., died February 13, 1911 in Hill Co., Tx. and Mary Jane Turner, his second wife. Henry lost his left arm while fighting for the South in the Civil War.
- James Buchanan Elliott, my great-great grandfather (49 KB)
James Buchanan Elliott, born July 22, 1853, died May 31, 1938, married Louisa Mahala Williams.
- Martha Emilene Corr, my great great grandmother (92 KB)
Martha Emilene Corr, wife of Allen W. Parham. Also pictured is her daughter Martha and two of her grandchildren.
- George Swinbourne Cunningham, my g grandfather (68 KB)
George Swinbourne Cunningham, born 10-11-1860 in Milan, Gibson County, Tn, died 3-31-1938, Knoxville, Marion County, Iowa.
- Allen W. Parham, my great-great grandfather (51 KB)
One of the early county judges of Hill County, Texas.
- William "Old Bill" Williams (47 KB)
William "Old Bill" Williams, born about 1803 in Tennessee, died May, 1894 in Ranger, Eastland Co.TX. Married Cinderella Bean. Fought in a Ranger Company during Texas Revolution.
- Osborne family,about 1908 (232 KB)
Osborne family, about 1908, James Campbell Osborne and Sara Coats Osborne, my ggg grandparents in center of photo.
- Allen W. Parham & Martha Corr, my gg grandparents (53 KB)
Allen W. Parham, born January 22, 1834 in Georgia, died August 5, 1900 and Martha Emilene Corr, born February 2, 1833 in South Carolina, died August 11, 1924.
- Cinderella Bean, my ggg grandmother (46 KB)
Cinderella Bean, born April 19, 1809, died 1890 in Ranger, Eastland Co., Tx. Married William "Old Bill" Williams.
- Ditha Elliott Jones, my great grandmother (47 KB)
Ditha Elliott, born 10-19-1872, Mt. Calm, Hill County, Tx, died 3-11-1939, Hillsboro, Hill County, Tx, wife of John Benton Jones.
- Gus Jones and Berniece Osborne, my grandparents (83 KB)
Gus Jones, born 1-06-1906 in Meridian, Bosque County, Tx, died 4-01-1982, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tx and Berniece Osborne, born 12-13-1907 in Loving, Graham County, Tx, died 6-24-1994 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tx.
- William Jordan and Susan Parham, my g grandparents (90 KB)
William Henry Jordan, born 6-27-1864 in Wayne county, Ga., died 1-04-1928 in Hillsboro, Hill County, Tx and Susan Ferd Parham, born 8-13-1868 in Blum, Hill County, Tx, died 6-08-1942 in Hillsboro, Hill County, Tx.