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Descendants of Leonard Hornsby


      94. Mary "Polly"4 Windham (Leah3 Blake, Phanuel "Fanny"2 Hornsby, Leonard1) was born Abt. 1802 in probably in Montgomery Co., GA, and died Aft. 1889 in Newton Co., MS. She married Abraham M. Martin 10 Mar 1822 in Wilcox Co., AL. He was born Unknown, and died Unknown.

Notes for Mary "Polly" Windham:
Mary "Polly" Windham (Samuel B.)
Mary was born circa 1802 probably in Montgomery County, Georgia, USA. She married Abraham M. Martin on 10 March 1822 Wilcox County, Alabama. Mary died after 28 March 1889 Newton County, Mississippi. Her body was interred sometime after 1889, Newton County, Mississippi, USA.
Mary was probably a free white female, age 20 and under 30, in Abraham M. Martin's household, on the 1830 Census Wilcox County, Alabama. Mary was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census Neshoba County, Mississippi. Mary was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census Newton County, Mississippi. Mary was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census Newton County, Mississippi. Mary was listed as a grandmother in Leonard Parks' household on the 1880 Census Newton County, Mississippi.

Abraham M. Martin
Abraham was born circa 1800. Abraham died before 1840 at an unknown age.

Known children of Mary "Polly" Windham and Abraham M. Martin were as follows:
i. Benjamin Martin. Benjamin was born circa 1823 probably in Wilcox County, Alabama. He married Mary Willis? ("Willis" is not a proven maiden surname) on 17 November 1842. He married Nancy (----?----) circa 1865 probably in Newton County, Mississippi. Benjamin died before 1880 probably in Kemper County, Mississippi, USA, at an unknown age.
ii. Abraham? Martin. Abraham? was born probably in Wilcox County, Alabama. Abraham? died at an unknown age.
iii. Wartin? Martin. Wartin? was born probably in Wilcox County, Alabama. Wartin? died at an unknown age.
iv. Elizabeth Martin. Elizabeth was born on 25 February 1831 probably in Wilcox County, Alabama. She married William Parks circa 1848. Elizabeth died on 25 March 1914 at age 83.
v. Leah Martin. Leah was born circa 1835. She married Jonathon (Ben?) Graham circa 1850. Leah died at an unknown age.

Source - John B. Windham (JBWindham@aol.com)

More About Abraham Martin and Mary Windham:
Marriage: 10 Mar 1822, Wilcox Co., AL
     
Children of Mary Windham and Abraham Martin are:
  292 i.   Benjamin5 Martin, born Abt. 1823 in probably Wilcox Co., AL; died Bef. 1880 in probably Kemper Co., MS. He married (1) Mary Willis? 17 Nov 1842; born Unknown; died Unknown. He married (2) Nancy [--?--] Abt. 1865 in probably Newton Co., MS; born Unknown; died Unknown.
  More About Benjamin Martin and Mary Willis?:
Marriage: 17 Nov 1842

  More About Benjamin Martin and Nancy [--?--]:
Marriage: Abt. 1865, probably Newton Co., MS

  293 ii.   Abraham? Martin, born Unknown in probably Kemper Co., MS; died Unknown.
  294 iii.   Wartin? Martin, born Unknown in probably Wilcox Co., AL; died Unknown.
  295 iv.   Elizabeth Martin, born 25 Feb 1831 in probably Wilcox Co., AL; died 25 Mar 1914. She married William Parks Abt. 1848; born Unknown; died Unknown.
  More About William Parks and Elizabeth Martin:
Marriage: Abt. 1848

  296 v.   Leah Martin, born Abt. 1835; died Unknown. She married Jonathon "Ben?" Graham Abt. 1850; born Unknown; died Unknown.
  More About Jonathon Graham and Leah Martin:
Marriage: Abt. 1850



      96. Benjamin B.4 Windham (Leah3 Blake, Phanuel "Fanny"2 Hornsby, Leonard1) was born Abt. 1805 in Jackson Co., GA, and died Abt. 1885 in probably in Grand Bay, Mobile Co., AL. He married (1) Charoltte Sproles 22 Sep 1825 in Wilcox Co., AL. She was born Unknown, and died Unknown. He married (2) Sarah E. [--?--] Unknown. She was born Unknown, and died Unknown.

Notes for Benjamin B. Windham:
Benjamin B. Windham (Samuel B.)
Benjamin was born circa 1805 Jackson County, Georgia, USA. He married first Charlotte Sproles on 22 September 1825 Wilcox County, Alabama, USA. He married second Sarah E. (----?----) circa 1856 probably in Kemper County, Mississippi, USA. Benjamin died circa 1885 probably in Grand Bay, Mobile County, Alabama, USA, at an unknown age. His body was interred circa 1885, probably in Grand Bay, Mobile County, Alabama, USA. A gravesite or gravemarker has not been found.
Benjamin was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census Wilcox County, Alabama. Benjamin was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census Neshoba County, Mississippi. Benjamin was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census Kemper County, Mississippi. Benjamin was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census Kemper County, Mississippi. Benjamin was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census Grand Bay, Mobile County, Alabama.

Charlotte Sproles
Charlotte was born circa 1807 probably in North Carolina. Charlotte died sometime before 1856 probably in Kemper County, Mississippi, USA, at an unknown age.

Known children of Benjamin B. Windham and Charlotte Sproles were as follows:
i. Naomi Elizabeth Windham. Naomi was born on 23 September 1826 Wilcox County, Alabama. According to conflicting evidence, she married Thomas Millford Pruitt on 27 December 1842 Kemper County, Mississippi. She married Thomas Millford Pruitt on 8 January 1843 Kemper County, Mississippi. Naomi died on 30 January 1862 Kemper County, Mississippi, USA, at age 35. Her body was interred, Zion Cemetery, Rio, Kemper County, Mississippi.
ii. Leah Ann Windham. Leah was born on 23 March 1829 Wilcox County, Alabama. She married Adam Calvert circa 1844. Leah died on 9 June 1908 Rio, Kemper County, Mississippi, at age 79. Her body was interred, Zion Cemetery, Rio, Kemper County, Mississippi.
iii. Mary "Polly" Newberry Windham. Mary was born on 30 June 1830 Wilcox County, Alabama. She married John Emerson Chisolm. Mary died on 2 April 1919 Kemper County, Mississippi, at age 88. Her body was interred in April 1919, Chisolm Cemetery, Kemper County, Mississippi, USA. Her commonly used name was Polly.
iv. "female" Windham. "female" was born circa 1833 Alabama.
v. Samuel S. Windham. Samuel was born circa 1836 Mississippi. Samuel died before 1875 at an unknown age. He is believed to be a son but he is not a proven child of Benjamin B. Windham -----more research is needed.

Sarah E. (----?----)
Sarah was born circa 1828 Alabama. Sarah died at an unknown age. She resided, Kemper County, Mississippi, in 1860. She resided, Grand Bay, Mobile County, Alabama, in 1880.

Known children of Benjamin B. Windham and Sarah E. (----?----) were as follows:
i. Alexander Travis "Trav"3 Windham. Alexander was born on 17 December 1856 probably in Kemper County, Mississippi. He married Annie Goedeke on 1 January 1880 probably in Taylor County, Texas. Alexander died on 1 April 1932 Pecos, Reeves County, Texas, at age 75. His body was interred on 2 April 1932, Pecos, Reeves County, Texas.
A. T. "Trav" Windham has been described as "one of the greatest cowmen Texas ever knew". It has been stated that the world's first rodeo occurred at Pecos City, Texas, in the early 1880's. A. T. "Trav" Windham was the "winner" of this, the first rodeo held in the United States. About five hundred people attended and were served "dinner on the ground" at this rodeo. "Trav" Windham worked for the Hash Knife Ranch which was located near Abilene, Texas, but later expanded their operations and in 1881 established a new ranch on the Pacos River north of Pacos City, Texas. His commonly used name was Trav. He resided, Pecos, Reeves County, Texas, in 1900.
ii. Louis Clark Windham. Louis was born on 3 February 1862 Kemper County, Mississippi, USA. Louis died on 23 January 1931 Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, USA, at age 68.
iii. Alice Windham. Alice was born circa 1865 probably in Kemper County, Mississippi. Alice died at an unknown age.
iv. Robert E. Windham. Robert was born circa 1867 probably in Kemper County, Mississippi. Robert died at an unknown age.

Source - John B. Windham (JBWindham@aol.com)

More About Benjamin Windham and Charoltte Sproles:
Marriage: 22 Sep 1825, Wilcox Co., AL

More About Benjamin Windham and Sarah [--?--]:
Marriage: Unknown
     
Children of Benjamin Windham and Charoltte Sproles are:
  297 i.   Naomi Elizabeth5 Windham, born 23 Sep 1826 in Wilcox Co., AL; died 30 Jan 1862 in Kemper Co., MS. She married Thomas Millford Pruitt 27 Dec 1842 in Kemper Co., MS; born Unknown; died Unknown.
  More About Naomi Elizabeth Windham:
Burial: 1862, Zion Cemetery, Rio, Kemper Co., MS

  More About Thomas Pruitt and Naomi Windham:
Marriage 1: 27 Dec 1842, Kemper Co., MS
Marriage 2: 08 Jan 1843, Kemper Co., MS

  298 ii.   Leah Ann Windham, born 23 Mar 1829 in Wilcox Co., AL; died 09 Jun 1908 in Rio, Kemper Co., MS. She married Adam Calvert Abt. 1844; born Unknown; died Unknown.
  More About Leah Ann Windham:
Burial: 1908, Zion Cemetery, Rio, Kemper Co., MS

  More About Adam Calvert and Leah Windham:
Marriage: Abt. 1844

  299 iii.   Mary "Polly" Newberry Windham, born 30 Jun 1830 in Wilcox Co., AL; died 02 Apr 1919 in Kemper Co., MS. She married John Emerson Chisolm Unknown; born Unknown; died Unknown.
  More About Mary "Polly" Newberry Windham:
Burial: Apr 1919, Chisolm Cemetery, Kemper Co., MS

  More About John Chisolm and Mary Windham:
Marriage: Unknown

  300 iv.   Female Windham, born Abt. 1833 in Alabama; died Unknown.
  301 v.   Samuel S. Windham, born Abt. 1836 in Mississippi; died Bef. 1875.
  Notes for Samuel S. Windham:
He is believed to be a son but he is not a proven child of Benjamin B. Windham -----more research is needed.

     
Children of Benjamin Windham and Sarah [--?--] are:
  302 i.   Alexander Travis "Trav"5 Windham, born 17 Dec 1856 in probably Kemper Co., MS; died 01 Apr 1932 in Pecos, Reeves Co., TX. He married Annie Goedeke 01 Jan 1880 in probably Taylor Co., TX; born Unknown; died Unknown.
  Notes for Alexander Travis "Trav" Windham:
A. T. "Trav" Windham has been described as "one of the greatest cowmen Texas ever knew". It has been stated that the world's first rodeo occurred at Pecos City, Texas, in the early 1880's. A. T. "Trav" Windham was the "winner" of this, the first rodeo held in the United States. About five hundred people attended and were served "dinner on the ground" at this rodeo. "Trav" Windham worked for the Hash Knife Ranch which was located near Abilene, Texas, but later expanded their operations and in 1881 established a new ranch on the Pecos River north of Pecos City, Texas. His commonly used name was Trav. He resided, Pecos, Reeves County, Texas, in 1900.

  More About Alexander Travis "Trav" Windham:
Burial: 02 Apr 1932, Pecos, Reeves Co., TX

  More About Alexander Windham and Annie Goedeke:
Marriage: 01 Jan 1880, probably Taylor Co., TX

  303 ii.   Louis Clark Windham, born 03 Feb 1862 in Kemper Co., MS; died 23 Jan 1931 in Mobile, Mobile Co., AL.
  304 iii.   Alice Windham, born Abt. 1865 in probably Kemper Co., MS; died Unknown.
  305 iv.   Robert E. Windham, born Abt. 1867 in probably in Kemper Co., MS; died Unknown.


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