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WHILES and THOMPSON ANCESTORS of Jo Etta Whiles

Updated March 17, 2002

SURNAMES I AM RESEARCHING-WHILES, RAMBO, HERRON, HALE, BLACK, SURBER, PHELPS, DYE, WHITE, BABER, KERR, RANDOLPH, WATKINS, THOMPSON, SELBE, KELSEY, LONGSTREET, GRAHAM, HEATH, LEIGH, DAVIS, VREELAND, KNOTT, SMALLEY*******WHILES LINE-My father-- WILLIAM HOWARD WHILES, born 18 March 1916,Pawnee Co., Ok., died 17 May 1978 Tulsa, Ok., Tulsa, Co., married Ada Francelia Thompsom, 15 June 1940, the dau. of James Allen Thompson, Jr. and Anna Miranda Selbe, born,10 June 1922, Liberty, Kansas, Montgomery Co. His father-- HENRY CLAY WHILES, born 11 Sept. 1890,Fairfax, Ok., Osage Co.,died 15 April 1968,Pawnee, Ok.,married Ethel Marie Rambo, the dau. of Everett Baxter Rambo and Sarah Elizabeth Herron, 4 July 1914, born 27 Jan. 1899, Holdenville, Indian Territory,died 29 Aug. 1992 Pawhuska, Ok., Osage Co.
His father--GEORGE WHILES, born 25 Oct. 1865 Pulaski Co. Ky.,died 21 April 1951,Ralston, Ok. Pawnee Co., married Leola Etta Surber,the dau. of Moses Surber and Mary Ann Hale,12 Oct. 1889 Cedarvale, Kansas, Chautauqua, Co.,born 28 Aug. 1872 in Cedarvale, Kansas, died 20 July 1953, Hallett, Ok., Pawnee Co.
His father--JOHNSON WHILES,born 2 Dec. 1839, Pulaski Co. Ky., died 4 Dec. 1924 Ralston, Ok., married Patience Catherine Black, the dau. of Moses Black and Katherine Dye, 13 Aug. 1857 Pulaski Co. Ky., born 7 Sept. 1839 Pulaski Co. Ky., died 9 Aug. 1928, Ralston, Ok. in Pawnee Co.
1st elected Probate Judge of Payne Co. OK. 1890
CIVIL WAR-3rd Kentucky Infantry Co. K
His father--LINDSEY BAILEY WHILES-born 1818 Pulaski Co. Ky. married Mahulda Phelps 10 Jan. 1837 Pulaski Co. Ky. the dau. of Obediah Phelps and Margaret "PEGGY" Dye, born 1815 Pulaski Co. Ky.
His mother--ELIZABETH WHILES, born 1797 Lincoln Co. Ky., died 15 April 1877 Pulaski Co. Ky , the dau of Thomas Whiles and Cathern White. Her father--
THOMAS WHILES,born 1760? in England, died 1819, Pulaski Co. Ky. married Cathern White 29 Dec. 1785 Augusta Co. Virginia
1st county survyer of Pulaski Co. Ky., also was officer on the early courts of said county
THOMPSON LINE--My mother,
ADA FRANCELIA THOMPSON-see above
Her father--JAMES ALLEN THOMPSON,Jr. born 11 May 1869, Genoa, Illinois, died 22 Feb 1933, Liberty, Ks., Montgomery Co., married 20 Jan. 1895 Liberty, Ks. Montgomery, Co. Anna Miranda Selbe, the dau. of Thomas Jefferson Selbe and Mary Elizabeth Smalley, born 5 July 1875, Marietta, Ohio, died 30 June 1935, Liberty, Ks.
His father--JAMES ALLEN THOMPSON, SR.-born 25 Oct. 1830, Argyle, New York, died 18 Feb. 1890, Liberty, Ks., married Lavinnia Grace Kelsey Chapman, 29 April 1859, Genoa. Illinois, the dau. of James Vreeland Kelsey and Margaret Graham,born 30 March 1831, Trenton, New Jersey, died 11 Feb. 1906, Liberty, Ks.
His father--DOUGLASS THOMPSON-born 1 March 1800, Washington Co., New York, died 8 Jan. 1860, Genoa, Illinois, married Emily Margaret Heath,1826 New York ?, the dau. of Isaac Heath and Elizabeth Leigh, born 26 July 1808, Genoa, Illinois,died 30 Nov. 1876, Genoa, Illinois



Jo Etta Whiles

Route 2 Box 10562

Jennings, Ok 74038

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  • Monuments-CATHERINE "KAITY" WHILES BABER (23 KB)
    Dau. of Thomas Whiles and Catherine White, wife of Robert BABER. Reads: Kaity Baber, a kind old mother who died Dec. 18, 1855 age 64 yrs. Location: Sanders Cemetery, Lewis Township, Clay Co. Indiana.
  • JUDGE JOHNSON WHILES (51 KB)
    Johnson Whiles, 1st elected Probate Judge of Payne County, Oklahoma, 1890-1894,served two terms, Picture 1901
  • GEORGE S. WHILES, WIFE LOUISA WESLEY (26 KB)
    George S. Whiles, brother of Johnson, and his wife, Louisa Wesley, married 3 Dec. 1868,Pulaski County, Ky.
  • HENRY CLAY WHILES (6 KB)
    Henry Clay Whiles and his wife Ethel Marie Rambo on their wedding day 4 July 1914
  • SUSANNA CAPTAIN WHILES (14 KB)
    Susanna Captain, the dau. of Augustus Captain and America Jane Moore, married Shadrack Marion Whiles, the son of Johnson Whiles and Patience Catherine Black on 17 Sept. 1880 in Independence, Kansas, Montgomery County.
  • PERRY WHILES (17 KB)
    Perry Whiles-First child of John Walcot Whiles and Margaret "Peggy" Dick, born 1818, Pulaski Co. Ky.-died 1876. Moved to Shelby Co. Missouri, 1850 census.
  • ELMER HERMAN WHILES, his wife Ida, daughter (12 KB)
    Elmer Herman Whiles, son of Shadrack Marion Whiles and Susanna Captain, married Ida Elizabeth Hickman 26 Sept. 1903 in Montgomery County Kansas, the dau. of John Abraham Hickman and Sarah Hicks. Their daughter, Emelene Whiles Jones
  • JAMES BLAINE WHILES ,wife SARAH MARTHA GOSSETT (23 KB)
    Son of Andrew James Whiles and Sarah Ann Spaw,James Blaine Whiles and wife Sarah Martha Gossett married 13 June 1906 Pulaski Co., Ky.
  • Monument-JOHNSON WHILES , wife PATIENCE C. BLACK (5 KB)
    Johnson Whiles-Born 2 Dec. 1839 Died 4 Feb. 1924 Patience Catherine Black-Born 7 Sept.1838 Died 9 Aug. 1928 Inscription reads: 3rd Kentucky Infanty Co. K Location: West Ralston Cemetery, Ralston, Ok., Pawnee County
  • MARY ELIZABETH SMALLEY SELBE (16 KB)
    Mary Elizabeth Smalley, dau. of Louis (Lewis) Smalley and Emily Nott,married Thomas Jefferson Selbe in Ohio, date unknown.
  • WILLIAM M. "BILL" SURBER (10 KB)
    Left: William M. Surber and his sister Leola Etta Surber Whiles, picture on the right: William, Etta and her hus. George Whiles. Children of Moses Surber and Mary Ann Hale.
  • Monument-GEORGE WHILES , wife LEOLA ETTA SURBER (8 KB)
    West Ralston Cemetery,Ralston, Ok., Pawnee County. George-born 25 Oct. 1865 died 21 April 1951 Etta (Ettie) born 28 Aug. 1872 died 20 July 1953
  • THOMAS JEFFERSON SELBE (13 KB)
    Thomas Jefferson Selbe, the son of Richard Thomas Selbe and Marinda Lurinda Davis, married Mary Elizabeth Smalley.
  • SARAH ELIZABETH HERRON RAMBO STOWELL (8 KB)
    Mother of Ethel Marie Rambo Whiles, Daughter of James Stanley Herron and wife unknown
  • 1949 WHILES Family Reunion (16 KB)
    1949 reunion at the home of George Whiles at Ralston, Ok., Pawnee County. Please E-Mail me to get a list of the people in the picture.
  • Monument-MARY ELIZABETH SMALLEY SELBE (20 KB)
    Reads- Wife-Mary E. - 1858-1931 (Mary Elizabeth Smalley Selbe-wife of Thomas Jefferson Selbe) Liberty Cemetery, Liberty, Kansas, Montgomery County.
  • Monuments-JACOB CAMPBELL SURBER, wife MARY WATKINS (17 KB)
    Surber Cemetery-Pulaski County Kentucky. Stone flaking and crumbling off. Jacob Campbell Surber b. 17 Oct. 1784- d. 9 April 1844, his wife Mary Watkins b. 16 Oct. 1786- d. 17 June 1853. They are the parents of Martin Owen Surber, Sr.
  • Monument-MARTIN OWEN SURBER, Sr. (5 KB)
    Born-1 June 1827 Died 20 Sept. 1875 Burial- Fredonia City Cemetery, Fredonia , Ks., Wilson County. His wife Sarah Black beside his in unmarked grave. Grandfather of Leola Etta Surber Whiles
  • Monument-SELBE (15 KB)
    Reads-MOTHER-Lurinda-1832-1907, SON-Thomas J.-1854-1919. (Marinda Lurinda Davis Selbe, wife of Richard Thomas Selbe and their son Thomas Jefferson Selbe, hus. of Mary Elizabeth Smalley.) Liberty Cemetery, Liberty, Kansas, Montgomery County.
  • Monuments-ISAAC SURBER and MARY SURBER ADAMS (16 KB)
    Surber Cemetery, Pulaski County Kentucky. Isaac Surber,brother of Jacob Campbell Surber, b.Dec 1782- d. July 1847. Mary Surber Adams,wife of Alexander Adams,dau.of Jacob Campbell and Mary Watkins b. 2 Sept 1815- d. 24 Aug. 1854
  • MARY ANN HALE SURBER (13 KB)
    Wife of Moses B. Surber,the son of Martin Owen Surber, Sr. and Sarah Black, married 28 Sept. 1871 in Mound City, Linn County Kansas. Mother of Leola Etta Surber Whiles
  • FRANCIS MARION WHILES, JR., mother Lucy Roberts (14 KB)
    Lucy Roberts Whiles,wife of Francis Marion Whiles, Sr. and their son Francis Marion Whiles, Jr. Picture taken either Kansas City, Missouri or Long Beach, California.
  • Monuments-ANDREW JAMES WHILES/WILES, and wife (17 KB)
    Shady Grove Cemetery, Pulaski Co., Ky. Andrew James Whiles/Wiles b.15 Nov. 1855, d. 5 April 1904, his wife Sarah Ann Spaw b. 7 Dec 1857, d. 20 June 1933, married 4 Jan. 1883 Pulaski Co. Ky., Brother of George S. and Johnson Whiles.
  • JANE ELIZABETH SELBE and hus. HENRY WHETSTINE (13 KB)
    Jane Elizabeth Selbe, dau. of Richard Thomas Selbe and Marinda Lurinda Davis, married Henry Whetstine 21 March 1881 in Independence, Kansas, Montgomery County. Jane is a sister of Thomas Jefferson Selbe.
  • EARNEST MARION WHILES and wife (15 KB)
    Earnest Marion Whiles, son of George Whiles and Leola Etta Surber, and his wife Willa Henry, married 16 March 1916 Pawnee, Ok., Pawnee County. Children: Elmer and Asamae. Third child not born yet, Earnestine
  • RICHARD LOUIS SELBE, wife RUTH AGNES TUPPER (10 KB)
    Richard Louis Selbe, b. Liberty, Ks. Montgomery Co., son of Thomas Jefferson Selbe and Mary Elizabeth Smalley married 11 Aug. 1917 in Quinter, Ks., Gove Co. Ruth Agnes Tupper. Richard died 25 May 1955 in the F-5 tornado that destroyed Udall, Kansas. Richard and Ruth had a nursing (rest home) home in Udall.
  • JAMES ALLEN THOMPSON,SR. & LAVINNIA GRACE KELSEY (10 KB)
    James Allen Thompson, Sr. and Lavinnia Grace Kelsey married 29 April 1859 in DeKalb County Illinois
  • DOUGLASS THOMPSON & EMILY MARGARET HEATH (10 KB)
    Douglass Thompson and Emily Margaret Heath married 1826 Whitehall, New York
  • JAMES ALLEN THOMPSON, JR. & ANNA MIRANDA SELBE (8 KB)
    James Allen Thompson, Jr. and Anna Miranda Selbe married 20 Jan. 1895, Liberty, Kansas, Montgomery County
  • JONATHAN " BUD" WHILES and wife (7 KB)
    Son of Johnson Whiles and Patience Catherine Black, Jonathan "Bud" Whiles married Julia Amelia Bryant 20 June 1906 Pawnee, Ok., Pawnee County
  • Monument-JAMES ALLEN THOMPSON , JR. & WIFE (15 KB)
    Location-Liberty Cemetery, Montgomery Co., Kansas James Allen Thompson, Jr., born 11 May 1869,died 22 Feb. 1933, his wife Anna Miranda Selbe, born 5 July 1875, died 30 June 1935
  • WHILES HOME IN RALSTON, OK., PAWNEE COUNTY (12 KB)
    House was built by Johnson Whiles and was inherited by his son George. Main Ave. by the railroad tracks. Photo taken 15 July 1984. Siding has been added and a hugh tree is gone that was located in the front on the right side. Many family reunions were held here , including the 1949 reunion. I was about 6 yrs old then but I remember it still. In the 1949 reunion picture I am the youngster sitting on George's (g-grandfather's) lap. Bottom row, 2nd child from the right.
  • WILLIAM HOWARD WHILES (12 KB)
    Pawnee Chief newspaper article in 1962 when my father ran for sheriff of Pawnee County, Ok.
  • JURETTA KATE SURBER (17 KB)
    Juretta Kate Surber, dau. of Martin Owen Surber, Sr. and Sarah Black. Married Hugh Holmes Garner 12 March 1871 Wilson County Kansas.
  • FARM IN "THE BEND" , WEST OF RALSTON, OKLAHOMA (12 KB)
    The farm of Henry Clay Whiles in "The Bend" west of Ralston, Ok. Picture-bottom left-Clay with his horse "Old Bess"
  • MARTIN OWEN SURBER, JR. (10 KB)
    Martin Owen Surber, Jr., son of Martin Owen Surber, Sr. and Sarah Black, married Alice M. Reasonover 18 May 1887 Kemp,Texas, Kaufman County
  • SARAH ELIZABETH HERRON RAMBO STOWELL (10 KB)
    Sarah Elizabeth Herron Rambo Stowell and her two daugthers,(my grandmother) Ethel Marie on the right and Helen B. on the left.
  • WILLIAM FRANKLIN SURBER (6 KB)
    William Franklin Surber, son of Martin Owen Surber, Sr. and Sarah Black, married Sarah E. Hays, 5 Jan. 1881, Wilson County Kansas.
  • JOHNSON WHILES , WIFE PATIENCE CATHERINE BLACK (10 KB)
    Johnson Whiles and his wife, Patience Catherine Black. Photo about 1909. (My g-g-grandparents)
  • SHADRICK MARION BLACK, his wife and son (14 KB)
    L. to R.-Shadrick Marion Black, son of Moses Black, Sr. and Katherine Dye, married Lucinda Surber, dau. of Hiram Adam Surber and Denisa Burton, 5 April 1852 Pulaski County, Ky. and their son Calvin Black.(*Note) Shadrick Marion Black is brother of Patience Catherine Black Whiles and Sarah Black Surber)
  • 50th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY-CLAY and ETHEL WHILES (15 KB)
    July 1964 50th wedding anniversary, held at their home in "The Bend" west of Ralston, Ok., Pawnee County.
  • FRED WHILES, wife and son (21 KB)
    Fred Whiles, son of Johnson Whiles and Patience Catherine Black married Clara Murphy DeHart 18 July 1900 Pawnee, Ok., Pawnee County and their son Vernon
  • GEORGE WHILES (12 KB)
    George Whiles, his wife Leola Etta Surber and son Henry Clay. Photo taken 1891 (my great grandparents and Clay, my grandfather)
  • GEORGE S. WHILES (19 KB)
    Son of Lindsey Bailey Whiles and MaHulda Phelps. Brother of Johnson Whiles.
  • ELI MAC WHILES/WILES, wife Annie Catherine Hicks (17 KB)
    Left to right: Eli Mac Whiles/Wiles, son of Geroge S. Whiles and Louisa Wesley , Maragaret Vaught, daughter of Hazel Whiles and Cyrus Thomas Vaught, his wife Annie Catherine Hicks,dau. of William Hicks and Cyntha Clerinda Neil, Lillian Vaught, daughter of Hazel and Cyrus. Eli and Annie married 17 Sept. 1902. Maragaret and Lillian are their grandchildren.
  • Who is this couple? (19 KB)
    This couple is of the Nell Whiles Waddle family. Nell was the dau. of Eli Mac Whiles/Wiles and Annie Hicks. If you know who they are, please e-mail me. Picture was sent to me by Michelle, grand-dau. of Nell. Thanks for any information.
 

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