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Zachariah Wheat  > Josiah Wheat

Dr. Josiah WHEAT

Born: Sep 3, 1779, VA
Died: Jun 4, 1850, TyleTX

Buried: Pilgrim Rest Cemetery, TyleTX

Find-A-Grave 11297687
Father: Zachariah WHEAT (b. c. 1750, Ireland)

Mother: Priscilla REYNOLDS

Married:
Oct 15, 1812

Martha FLETCHER

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

Find-A-Grave 10711703

Father: William FLETCHER (b. 1751; d. 1815)

Mother: Rebecca Salley MOORE

Children:
 

1. John WHEAT (b. Aug 5, 1813, VA; d. Apr 24, 1859, TyleTX)
m1. Mary Jane Durham
m2. Mary Elizabeth SHIVERS (b. Nov 15, 1833, SimpMS) on Jan 25, 1870, TyleTX
m3. Joanna PRESCOTT

Children to Mary Jane:

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

  2. Calaslia A. WHEAT (b. c. 1846, TyleTX)

  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 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, TyleTX)
m. William Rowlett GOODE (b. Feb 6, 1805, VA; d. JaspTX) on Jul 18, 1833, Lawrence, MadiAL

Children:
  1. Martha Ann Frances GOODE (b. Jul 2, 1835, AL; d. Jun 3, 1925, JaspTX; Find-A-Grave 10710838)
    m. John Jeptha DURDIN (b. Aug 27, 1829, SimpMS; Find-A-Grave 10710826 )
  2. Evaline Caroline GOODE (b. Mar 13, 1840; d. Mar 4, 1844)
    m. W. W. PERKINS "Wesley" (b. May 14, 1821) on Sep 12, 1878, Jasper, JaspTX
  3. Josiah Washington GOODE (b. Apr 14, 1844, TX; d. Oct 15, 1923, TyleTX; Find-A-Grave 32960956)
    m1. Rachel Ann FULGHAM
    (b. Sep 27, 1847, TyleTX)
    m2. Sarah Jane PARSONS (b. Aug 29, 1849, TX) on Jun 15, 1871, TyleTX Find-A-Grave 32960961)
  4. Sousana Amanda GOODE (b. Mar 9, 1846, Woodville, TyleTX; d. Nov 26, 1939, Woodville, TyleTX; Find-A-Grave 31428440)
    m. John W. PARSONS (b. Aug. 1849, TX; Find-A-Grave 31428594)
  5. Samuel Lafayette GOODE (b. Jul 28, 1850, TX)
    m. Indiana Malenda PARSONS (b. Feb 27, 1854, TX) on Dec 17, 1875)
  6. Melvina GOODE (b. Dec 1851, TX)
  7. Eliza M. GOODE (b. c. 1869, TX)
Notes:
  • William R. Goode's parents were Samuel and Frances W. (Rowlett) Goode.
  • John Durdin's parents were Hilliard and Sarah (RICHARDSON) DURDIN
     
  • From 1880 US Census for Jasper Co, TX:
     
    Name Rel. Mar.
    Stat
    Sex Race Age Est.
    DOB
    Birth
    Place
    Occ. Father
    BPlace
    Mother
    BPlace
    William Goode Head Wd M W 75 1805 VA Farmer VA VA
    Melvina Goode Dau S F W 27 1853 TX Keeping House VA AL

 

3. Brice M. WHEAT (b. May 8, 1816, MadiAL; d. Oct 1, 1894, TyleTX; Find-A-Grave 11307415)
m. Frances Peyton NOWLIN "Fannie" (b. 1837; d. 1870; Find-A-Grave 45671979) on Mar 26, 1849, TyleTX 5
 

Children:

  1. Light Nowlin WHEAT (b. Oct 10, 1855, TyleTX; d. Jun 19, 1892; Find-A-Grave 45671980)

Notes:

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

  • 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, MadiAL)
 
Notes:
  •  
  5. Lewis L. WHEAT (b. Jun 2, 1820, MadiAL)
 
Notes:
  6. James Edmond WHEAT "Uncle Jimmie" (b. Apr 3, 1822, MadiAL; d. Sep 14, 1898, TyleTX; Find-A-Grave 45605162)
m. Elizabeth A. DURHAM "Betsy" (b. Jun 20, 1829, ChamAL; d. Jun 14, 1884, TyleTX; Find-A-Grave 45605162)
Child:
  1. Mary Jane WHEAT (b. Sep 28, 1849, HardiTX; d. Sep 15, 1916, Huntington, AngeTX; Find-A-Grave 81716652)
    m. Benjamin Franklin HARVILL "B. F." (b. Aug 28, 1846, AL) on Jan 13, 1873, TyleTX; Find-A-Grave 81716574)
Notes:
  • James was called "Uncle Jimmie".

  • From 1850 Census for TyleTX:
    Dwelling 79, Family 79
     

    Name Age Gender Race Occ Land
    Value
    Birth
    Place
    James Wheat 28 M   Farmer 500 AL
    Elizabeth Wheat 19 F       TN
    Martha Ann E. Wheat 3 F       TX
    Mary J. Wheat 1 F       TX
  7. Mary WHEAT (b. Jan 29, 1824, AL)
 
Notes:
  8. Edmund P. WHEAT "Ed" (b. Apr 14, 1826, MadiAL; d. Sep 14, 1898, TX)
Child:
  1. Mary Jane WHEAT (b. Aug 3, 1856, AL; d. Sep 8, 1913; )
Notes:
  • In 1850, Edmund lived in the Rucker household, at age 24. Why?
  • From 1850 Census for TyleTX:
    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 1870 US Census for Woodville, TyleTX:
     

    Name Age Est.
    DOB
    Sex Race Occupation Val. of
    Land
    Val. of
    Pers. Est.
    Birth
    Place
    E. P. Wheat 43 c. 1827 M W Farming 700 800 AL
    E. Wheat 30 c. 1840 F W Keeping House     AL
    M. J. Wheat 14 c. 1856 F W       TX

     

  • From 1880 US Census for Precinct 2, TyleTX:
     
    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 Mary Amanda Melvina WHEAT (b. Jun 20, 1828, AL; d. Aug 23, 1899, HardTX; Find-A-Grave 29373585)
m1. Andrew Jackson RICHARDSON
(b. Oct 12, 1816, WashLA) on Oct 30, 1845; Find-A-Grave 29379142)
m2. John HAYNES
(b. Oct 12, 1794; d. Jan 11, 1870, TX, Find-A-Grave 128876707)

Children:
  1. Stephen F. Austin RICHARDSON "S. A." (b. Jul 3, 1847, JaspTX; d. Aug 16, 1936, Village Mills, HardTX; Find-A-Grave 11297945)
    m. Sarah Margaret KERR (b. Nov 22, 1844, AL; d. Jun 6, 1904; Find-A-Grave 37773717)
  2. Benjamin Franklin RICHARDSON (b. c. 1848, TX)
  3. Amazon Perry RICHARDSON (b. Nov 17, 1850, JaspTX; d. Jan 11, 1936, TyleTX; Find-A-Grave 29374355)
    m. Elizabeth Jane HANES (b. Mar 16, 1844; d. Jan 6, 1904, TyleTX; Find-A-Grave 29373619)
  4. Edmund Fletcher RICHARDSON (b. Mar 18, 1853, HardTX; d. May 21, 1887, TyleTX; Find-A-Grave 45282406)
  5. James Napoleon RICHARDSON (b. Apr 4, 1856, TX; d. Feb 3, 1946, HardTX; Find-A-Grave 36764754)
    m. Sarah Frances HUTTO (b. Oct 25, 1853, GA; d. Jun 2, 1950, HardTX; Find-A-Grave 36764811)
  6. Mary Jane RICHARDSON "Mollie" (b. Sep 14, 1859, TyleTX; d. Sep 15, 1932, Donna, HidaTX; Find-A-Grave 44088299)
    m. Albert Franklin HESTER (b. Feb 22, 1847, Meridian, LaudMS; d. Nov 4, 1944, Beaumont, JeffTX; Find-A-Grave 39713685)
Notes:
  •  
  10. Josiah WHEAT Jr. (b. Mar 5, 1833, AL)
m. Carolyn DOBBS) 3
 
Notes:
  11. Martha Ann WHEAT (b. Aug 28, 1834, AL; d. Feb 20, 1910; Find-A-Grave 45577149)
m. Andrew GEORGE (b. May 3, 1821, KY; d. Aug 11, 1890, TX) on Oct 14, 1847, TyleTX; Find-A-Grave 45577145)

Children:
  1. Dr. James R. George (b. c. 1852, TyleTX)
    m. Mary M. SMITH (b. Aug 26, 1851, HenrAL; d. May 15, 1891, Corrigan, PolkTX; Find-A-Grave 8985602) on Oct 30, 1873, TyleTX) 6
  2. John W. GEORGE (b. Sep 24, 1854; d. Mar 7, 1899, TX; Find-A-Grave 129342108)
    m. Emma A. BULLOCK (b. Jan 9, 1851, TX; d. Apr 13, 1910, TX; Find-A-Grave 129342072)
  3. Andrew Jackson GEORGE (b. Jul 27, 1856, TX; d. Jul 11, 1891; Find-A-Grave 74904497)
    m. Edna Ann HOLDER (b. Dec 16, 1862; d. Feb 4, 1904; Find-A-Grave 74904585)
  4. Amanda Jane D. GEORGE "Mandy" (b. Oct 21, 1859, TX; d. Sep 21, 1936, Woodville, TyleTX;
    m. John Isaiah DURHAM (b. 1851; d. 1924))
  5. M. George (b. c. 1860, TX)
  6. Edmond GEORGE (b. Dec 27, 1862; d. Sep 6, 1871)
  7. Mary A. GEORGE (b. Oct 3, 1863, TX; d. Mar 18, 1961; Find-A-Grave 17713987)
    m. William A. SMITH (b. Jan 1, 1861; d. May 17, 1938; Find-A-Grave 17714001)
  8. Thomas Jefferson GEORGE "Tom" (b. Aug 31, 1865, Woodville, TyleTX; d. Apr 13, 1946, Beaumont, JeffTX; Find-A-Grave 20847371)
    m. Mary Elizabeth PATE "Lizzie" (b. Aug 7, 1873, TX; d. Mar 3, 1946, JeffTX; Find-A-Grave 20847472)
  9. William GEORGE (b. Feb 18, 1868; d. Oct 21, 1886; Find-A-Grave 8985609)
  10. Dr. Robert GEORGE (b. Oct 18, 1868, Woodville, TyleTX; d. Feb 4, 1942, Fedonia, MasoTX; Find-A-Grave 51656439)
  11. Alice GEORGE (b. Jul 10, 1872; d. Feb 16, 1967; Find-A-Grave 14883621)
    m. Dr. Andrew H. BEVIL (b. Nov 30, 1864; d. Jan 8, 1932; Find-A-Grave 14883630)
Notes:
  • They had 12 children.
  • From 1860 Census for Woodville Post Office, TyleTX:
    Dwelling ?, Family ?
     
    Name Age Est.
    DOB
    Gend. Race Occ Val. of
    Land
    Val. of
    Pers. Est.
    Birth
    Place
    A George 39 c. 1821 M W Farmer 25000 6300 KY
    M A George 29 c. 1931 F W       AL
    I R George 8 c. 1852 M W       TX
    Jno W George 6 c. 1854 M W       TX
    A J George 4 c. 1856 M W       TX
    A George 2 c. 1858 M W       TX
    A J George 7 mo. c. 1859 F W       TX
    E P Wheat 34 c. 1826 M W   1000   AL
    Jas Preskitt 32 c. 1828 M W Farm Laborer     GA
    Wm Hufaland 30 c. 1830 M W Shoemaker     Ireland

     

  • From 1870 US Census for Woodville Post Office, TyleTX:
     

    Name Age Est.
    DOB
    Sex Race Occupation Val. of
    Land
    Val. of
    Pers. Est.
    Birth
    Place
    A George 49 c. 1821 M W Farmer 3500 2500 KY
    M A George 40 c. 1830 F W Keeping House     AL
    J R George 18 c. 1852 M W Farm Laborer     TX
    J George 16 c. 1854 M W Farm Laborer     TX
    A George 14 c. 1856 M W Farm Laborer     TX
    A George 12 c. 1858 M W Farm Laborer     TX
    M George 10 c. 1860 F W       TX
    E George 8 c. 1862 M W       TX
    M A George 6 c. 1864 F W       TX
    T George 4 c. 1866 M W       TX
    J George 2 c. 1868 M W       TX
    W George 1 c. 1869 M W       TX

     

  • From 1880 US Census for Precinct 1, TyleTX:
     
    Name Rel. Mar.
    Stat
    Sex Race Age Est.
    DOB
    Birth
    Place
    Occ. Father
    BPlace
    Mother
    BPlace
    Andrew George Self M M W 59 c. 1821 KY Farmer KY KY
    Martha George Wife M F W 49 c. 1831 AL Keeping  House VA NC
    Mary A. George Dau S F W 16 c. 1864 TX   KY AL
    Thomas George Son S M W 14 c. 1866 TX   KY AL
    William George Son S M W 10 c. 1870 TX   KY AL
    Robert George Son S M W 8 c. 1872 TX   KY AL
    Alice George Dau S M W 6 c. 1874 TX   KY AL

 
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 County, Texas in 1846.

  • Martha was born in Buncombe Co, NC.

  • From 1850 Census for TyleTX:
    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).

     

  • County/State Abbreviations:
    AgleTX - Angelina County, TX
    CartOK - Carter County, OK
    ChamAL - Chambers County, AL
    HardTX - Hardin County, TX
    HenrAL - Henry County, AL
    HidaTX - Hidalgo, TX
    JaspTX - Jasper County, TX
    JeffTX - Jefferson County, TX
    LaudMS - Lauderdale County, MS
    MadiAL - Madison County, AL
    MasoTX - Mason County, TX
    PolkTX - Polk County, TX
    SimpMS - Simpson County, MS
    TyleTX - Tyler County, TX
    WashLA - Washington Parish, LA
     

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

    2. Toni Carr

    3. 1850 Census for TyleTX.

    4. Wheat Family Tree on ancestry.com.

    5. Texas Marriages, 1814-1909

    6. Twigs on ancestry.com

 

Names Added to Name Index: YES

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