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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 Jun 1833, MadiAL)
Children:
  1. Martha Ann Frances GOODE (b. Jul 2, 1835, AL; d. Jun 3, 1925, JaspTX; m. John Jeptha DURDIN (b. Aug 27, 1829, SimpMS))
  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, TyleTX; m1. Rachel Ann FULGHAM (b. Sep 27, 1847, TyleTX); m2. Sarah Jane PARSONS (b. Aug 29, 1849, TX) on Jun 15, 1871, TyleTX)
  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, MadiAL; d. Oct 1, 1894, TyleTX; m. Frances Peyton NOWLIN "Fannie" (b. 1837; d. 1870) on Mar 26, 1849, TyleTX 5)

Children:

  1. Light Nowlin WHEAT (b. Oct 10, 1855, TyleTX; 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, TyleTX. View his Find-A-Grave 11307415 Entry. View Frances' Find-A-Grave 45671979 Entry.

  • Light N. Wheat is buried at Nowlin Cemetery, Chester, TyleTX. 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, 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; m. Elizabeth A. DURHAM "Betsy" (b. Jun 20, 1829, ChamAL; d. Jun 14, 1884, TyleTX))
Child:
  1. Mary Jane WHEAT (b. Sep 28, 1849, HardiTX; d. Sep 15, 1916, Huntington, AngeTX; m. Benjamin Franklin HARVILL "B. F." (b. Aug 28, 1846, AL) on Jan 13, 1873, TyleTX)
Notes:
  7. Mary WHEAT (b. Jan 29, 1824, AL)
 
Notes:
  8. Edmund P. WHEAT "Ed" (b. Apr 14, 1826, MadiAL; d. Sep 14, 1898, TX) on Mar 20, 1860, TyleTX)
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. c. 1828, AL; m1. Andrew Jackson RICHARDSON (b. Oct 12, 1816, WashLA) on Oct 30, 1845; m2. ? HAYNES)
Children:
  1. Stephen F. Austin RICHARDSON "S. A." (b. Jul 3, 1847, JaspTX; d. Aug 16, 1936, Village Mills, HardTX; m. Sarah Margaret KERR (b. Nov 22, 1844, AL; d. Jun 6, 1904))
  2. Benjamin Franklin RICHARDSON (b. c. 1848, TX)
  3. Amazon Perry RICHARDSON (b. Nov 17, 1850, JaspTX; d. Jan 11, 1936, TyleTX; m. Elizabeth Jane HANES (b. Mar 16, 1844; d. Jan 6, 1904, TyleTX))
  4. Edmund Fletcher RICHARDSON (b. Mar 18, 1853, HardTX; d. May 21, 1887, TyleTX)
  5. James Napoleon RICHARDSON (b. Apr 4, 1856, TX; d. Feb 3, 1946, HardTX; m. Sarah Frances HUTTO (b. Oct 25, 1853, GA; d. Jun 2, 1950, HardTX))
  6. Mary Jane RICHARDSON "Mollie" (b. Sep 14, 1859, TyleTX; d. Sep 15, 1932, Donna, HidaTX, m. Albert Franklin HESTER (b. Feb 22, 1847, Meridian, LaudMS; d. Nov 4, 1944, Beaumont, JeffTX))
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; m Andrew GEORGE (b. May 3, 1821, KY; d. Aug 11, 1890, TX) on Oct 14, 1847, TyleTX)
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) on Oct 30, 1873, TyleTX) 6
  2. John W. GEORGE (b. Sep 24, 1854; d. Mar 7, 1899, TX; m. Emma A. BULLOCK (b. Jan 9, 1851, TX; d. Apr 13, 1910, TX))
  3. Andrew Jackson GEORGE (b. Jul 27, 1856, TX; d. Jul 11, 1891; m. Edna Ann HOLDER (b. Dec 16, 1862; d. Feb 4, 1904))
  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; m. William A. SMITH (b. Jan 1, 1861; d. May 17, 1938))
  8. Thomas Jefferson GEORGE "Tom" (b. Aug 31, 1865, Woodville, TyleTX; d. Apr 13, 1946, Beaumont, JeffTX, age 80; m. Mary Elizabeth PATE "Lizzie" (b. Aug 7, 1873, TX; d. Mar 3, 1946, JeffTX))
  9. William GEORGE (b. Feb 18, 1868; d. Oct 21, 1886)
  10. Dr. Robert GEORGE (b. Oct 18, 1868, Woodville, TyleTX; d. Feb 4, 1942, Fedonia, MasoTX, age 73)
  11. Alice GEORGE (b. Jul 10, 1872; d. Feb 16, 1967; m. Dr. Andrew H. BEVIL (b. Nov 30, 1864; d. Jan 8, 1932))
Notes:
  • They had 12 children.
  • Andrew and Martha (Wheat) George are buried at Anderson Cemetery, Woodville, TyleTX. View Andrew's Find-A-Grave 45577145 Entry. View Martha's Find-A-Grave 45577149 Entry.
  • Mary (Smith) George is buried at  Union Springs Cemetery, Corrigan, PolkTXView her Find-A-Grave 8985602 Entry.
  • John W. and Emma (Bullock) George are buried at George Cemetery, Livingston, PolkTXView John's Find-A-Grave 129342108 Entry. View Emma's Find-A-Grave 129342072 Entry.
  • Andrew J. and Edna (Holder) George are buried at Midway Cemetery, Livingston, PolkTXView Andrew's Find-A-Grave 74904497 Entry. View Edna's Find-A-Grave 74904585 Entry.
  • William and Mary A. (George) Smith are buried at Milo Cemetery, Milo, CartOK. View William's Find-A-Grave 17714001 Entry. View Mary's Find-A-Grave 17713987 Entry.
  • Tom and Lizzie (Pate) George are buried at Magnolia Cemetery, Woodville, TyleTX. View Tom's Find-A-Grave 20847371 Entry. View Mary's Find-A-Grave 20847472 Entry.
  • William George is buried at Union Springs Cemetery, Corrigan, PolkTXView his Find-A-Grave 8985609 Entry.
  • Dr. Robert George is buried at Wagram Cemetery, Fredonia, MasoTXView his Find-A-Grave 51656439 Entry.
  • Andrew and Alice (George) Bevil are buried at Hart-Mill Cemetery, Woodville, TyleTX. View Andrew's Find-A-Grave 14883630 Entry. View Alice's Find-A-Grave 14883621 Entry.
     
  • From 1860 Census forWoodville 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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