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Zachariah Wheat  > Josiah Wheat

Dr. Josiah WHEAT

Born: Sep 8, 1779, VA
Died: Jun 4, 1850, TX

Buried: Pilgrim Rest Cemetery, TCTX

Find-A-Grave 11297687
Father: Zachariah Wheat

Married:
Oct 15, 1812

Martha FLETCHER

Born: May 23, 1791,NC
Died: Apr 3, 1854, TX
Buried: Pilgrim Rest Cemetery, TCTX

Find-A-Grave 10711703

Children:
 

1. John WHEAT (b. Aug 5, 1813 in AL; d. Apr 24, 1859, TCTX; m1. Mary Jane PARSONS; m2. Mary Elizabeth SHIVERS (b. Nov 15, 1833, Simpson Co, MS) on Jan 25, 1870, TCTX; m3. Mary Joanna PRESCOTT)

Children to Mary Jane:

  1. James D. WHEAT (b. c. 1845, TX)

  2. Calaslia A. WHEAT (b. c. 1846, Tyler Co, TX)

  3. John Fletcher WHEAT (b. Oct 11, 1852, TX)

  4. Mary Jane WHEAT (b. Aug 3, 1856; m. James Burns Durham)

  5. Levi Martin WHEAT (b. Mar 31, 1858; m. Fanny YOUNG)

Children to Mary Joanna:

  1. William WHEAT (b. Sep 5, 1873)

  2. Ana Bell WHEAT (b. Feb 7, 1876)

  3. George WHEAT (b. 1878; d. 1958)

Notes:

  2. Elouisa C. WHEAT (b. Nov 1815, AL; d. Aug 1853, Woodville, TCTX; m. William Rowlett GOODE (b. Feb 6, 1805, VA; d. Jasper Co, TX) on Jun 1833, Madison Co, AL)
Children:
  1. Martha Ann Frances GOODE (b. Jul 2, 1835, AL; d. Jun 3, 1925, Jasper Co, TX; m. John Jeptha DURDIN (b. Aug 27, 1829, Simpson Co, MS))
  2. Eveline Clementine GOODE (b. Mar 13, 1840; d. Mar 4, 1844; m. W. W. PERKINS "Wesley" (b. May 14, 1821))
  3. Josiah Washington GOODE (b. Apr 14, 1844, TX; d. Oct 15, 1923, TCTX; m1. Rachel Ann FULGHAM (b. Sep 27, 1847, TCTX); m2. Sarah Jane PARSONS (b. Aug 29, 1849, TX) on Jun 15, 1871, TCTX)
  4. Samuel Lafayette GOODE (b. Jul 28, 1850, TX; m. Indiana Malenda PARSONS (b. Feb 27, 1854, TX) on Dec 17, 1875)
Notes:
 

3. Brice M. WHEAT (b. May 8, 1816, Madison Co, AL; m. Frances Peyton NOWLIN "Fannie" (b. 1837; d. 1870))

Children:

  1. Light Nowlin WHEAT (b. Oct 10, 1855, TCTX; d. Jun 19, 1892)

Notes:

  • Brice Wheat was a Corporal in the Mexican War in Bull's Texas Mounted Volunteers.

  • Brice and Frances (Nowlin) Wheat are buried in Nowlin Cemetery, Chester, Tyler Co, TX. View his Find-A-Grave 11307415 Entry. View Frances' Find-A-Grave 45671979 Entry.

  • Light N. Wheat is buried at Nowlin Cemetery, Chester, TCTX. View his Find-A-Grave 45671980 Entry.

  • Was Brice called "Bill", as the 1850 Census seems to indicate?

  • From 1850 Census for Tyler Co, TX:
    Dwelling 265, Family 265
     
    Name Age Gender Race Occ Land
    Value
    Birth
    Place
    Bill Wheat 35 M   Farmer 1500 AL
    Frances Wheat 18 F       AL

  4. Rebecca S. WHEAT (b. Jul 19, 1818, Madison Co, AL)
 
Notes:
  •  
  5. Lewis L. WHEAT (b. Jun 2, 1820, Madison Co, AL)
 
Notes:
  6. James WHEAT (b. Apr 3, 1822, Madison Co, AL; d. Sep 14, 1898, TCTX; m. Elizabeth ?)
Child:
  1. Mary Jane WHEAT (b. Sep 28, 1849, Hardin Co, TX; d. Sep 15, 1916, Huntington, ACTX; m. Benjamin Franklin HARVILL "B. F." (b. Aug 28, 1846, AL) on Jan 13, 1873, TCTX)
Notes:
  7. Mary WHEAT (b. Jan 29, 1824, AL)
 
Notes:
  8. Edmund P. WHEAT (b. Apr 14, 1826, Madison Co, AL; m1. Mary Jane DURHAM (b. c. 1828, TN); m2. Elizabeth A. DURHAM (b. c. 1839, Chambers Co, AL; d. c. 1898) on Mar 20, 1860, TCTX)
Child to Mary Jane:
  1. Mary Jane WHEAT (b. Aug 3, 1856, AL; d. Sep 8, 1913; m. James Burns DURHAM (b. Feb 5, 1854; d. Dec 1937))
Notes:
  • Mary Jane Durham's father was Levi Allen DURHAM. Edmund's second wife. Elizabeth, was the daughter of James Clinton DURHAM, This is a rare instance where to very distant Durham family lines crossed. Levi A. Durham was a descendant of Thomas DURHAM and Peggy Lindsey.
  • In 1850, Edmond lived in the Rucker household, at age 24. Why?
  • From 1850 Census for Tyler Co, TX:
    Dwelling 187, Family 187
     

    Name Age Gender Race Occ Land
    Value
    Birth
    Place
    Robt T. Rucker 32 M   Farmer 750 AL
    Julia A. Rucker 28 F       SC
    Martha A. Rucker 3 mo. F       TX
    Margarett Boone 13 F       AL
    Elizabeth C. Boone 9 F       AL
    Mary Boone 7 F       MS
    Thomas A. Boone 5 M       MS
    Edmond P. Wheat 24 M   Farmer   AL

     

  • From 1880 US Census for Precinct 2, Tyler Co, TXE:
     
    Name Rel. Mar.
    Stat
    Gender Race Age Birth
    Place
    Occ. Father
    BPlace
    Mother
    BPlace
    E. P. Wheat Self M M W 54 AL Farmer MS NC
    Elizabeth A. Wheat Wife M F W 61 AL Keeping House GA ?

  9 Amanda Mary WHEAT (b. c. 1828, AL; m1. Andrew Jackson RICHARDSON (b. Oct 12, 1816, Washington Parish, LA) on Oct 30, 1845; m2. ? HAYNES)
 
Notes:
  • They had 8 children.
  10. Josiah WHEAT Jr. (b. Mar 5, 1833, AL; m. Carolyn DOBBS)
 
Notes:
  11. Martha Ann WHEAT (b. Aug 28, 1834,AL; d. Feb 20, 1910; m Andrew GEORGE (b. May 3, 1821, KY; d. Aug 11, 1890, TX) on Oct 14, 1847, TCTX)
 
Notes:
  • They had 12 children.

 
Notes:
  • Josiah Wheat lived in Lawrence Co, AL. He then came to TX during the winter of 1835. He was the first doctor in the Woodville, TX area. He was named Locating Commissioner for Menard District in 1841. He donated lands for Woodville Co. Seat of Tyler Co, TX in 1846.

  • Martha was born in Buncombe Co, NC.

  • From 1850 Census for Tyler Co, TX:
    Dwelling: 246, Family 246
     
    Name Age Gender Race Occ Land
    Value
    Birth
    Place
    J. Wheat 70 M   M. D. 1500 VA
    Martha Wheat 57 F       NC
    Josiah Wheat Jr. 17 M   Farmer   AL

    J. Wheat's neighbors were John Wheat (Family 245) and Elizabeth Durham (Family 247).
     

  • Page Sources:
    1. James Gordon "Tip" Durham

    2. Toni Carr

    3. 1850 US Census, Tyler Co, TX

 

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