This picture was taken about 1910. Bud Markham was very young, Mattie Bell died in 1913 from spinal meningitis, and Walter and Mable had just gotten married.
John Bunyon Markham, born 1819, Tennessee, was the son of John Markham Sr, born about 1788, Virginia, died about 1858, Louisiana.
John Markham Sr was possibly the son of Lewis Markham and his first wife Elizabeth Sprigg. They got married 28 Nov 1787 in Harrison County, Virginia, which is now West Virginia. Lewis Markham served in the American Revolution as an Orderly Sergeant and Sergeant Major. He enlisted in October 1780 in Virginia. His pension issued 13 Dec 1833 was $60 per annum.
Lewis Markham was the son of John Markham and Alice Miller. John was born 1732, Farquier County, Virginia, died 1804, Stafford County, Virginia. Alice was born 1739, died 1784. They got married about 1761.
John Markham was the son of William Markham and Elizabeth Mauzy. William was born 1698, died 1734, Westmoreland County, Virginia. Elizabeth was born 1714, died 1784.
William Markham was the son of Lewis Markham and Elizabeth Newton. Lewis was born 1659, Westmoreland County, Virginia, died 1713, Westmoreland County, Virginia. William's sister Elizabeth Markham, born 1704, married John Marshall and they were the grandparents of Chief Justice Marshall.
Lewis Markham was the son of Lewis Markham Sr, born 1636, Glamorgan, Wales. Lewis was an indentured servant for 4 years in Barbados before he settled in Westmoreland County, Virginia.
According to Family Finder DNA on Family Tree DNA, I am related to Elizabeth Markham, born 1614, England, who was the daughter of Vallentine Markham, born 1583-1584. Vallentine had two sons who lived to adulthood, Robert Markham, born 1616, and Thomas Markham, born 1620. Thomas was apparently named for an earlier son that died at 3 years of age. I believe that Lewis Markham, born 1636, was the son of either Robert or Thomas Markham.
The parents of Vallentine Markham were Richard Markham and his wife Dorothy Wood, who married 21 Feb 1573, Cornhill, London, England.
John Markham, born 1788 in Virginia, was living in White County, Tennessee in 1820 and Marion County, Alabama in 1830. I believe he had a son named John Bunyon Markham who married Sarah Elizabeth Upshaw 3 September 1843 in Noxubee County, Mississippi. They were in Bienville Parish, Louisiana by 1849. John is listed on one record as a junior, so was probably the son of John Markham who was in Marion County Alabama in 1830 and in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana in 1859.
1830 Census, Marion County, Alabama Abner Markham 1 m 30-40; 1 f 40-50 1 m 5-10; 2 f 5-10 2 f under 5 John Markham 1 m 40-50; 1 f 30-40 1 m 15-20; 1 f 15-20 1 m 5-10; 1 f 5-10 1 m under 5; 1 f under 5 Lewis Markham 1 m 20-30; 1 f 15-20 2 m under 5; 2 f 5-10
If this is my Markham family, then John Bunyon Markham was probably the little boy between 5 to 10 years of age above. Lewis Markham may have been a younger brother or possibly the oldest son of John Markham Sr. Abner was probably a brother of John.
1840 Census, Noxubee County, Mississippi Allen Upshaw 1 m 20-30; 1 f 20-30 1 f under 5 John Upshaw 1 m 40-50; 1 f 30-40 1 m 20-30; 1 f 15-20 2 f 10-15 1 m 5-10 Nimrod Markham 1 m 30-40 1 m 20-30; 1 f 20-30 1 m 5-10 2 m under 5; 1 f under 5 Thomas Markham 1 m 20-30; 1 f 20-30 1 f under 5
The other Markhams were not found in Noxubee County in 1840, although they must have been nearby.
For some reason, John Bunyon Markham was at the home of D. J. Morris in Minden, Louisiana. Morris stabbed him in the side and the chest and he died, in February 1856, and was buried in Minden. The judge listened to Morris and then let him go without charges. Sarah was left with five small children, Permelia Ann, Emily Jane, Tabitha Elizabeth, born 1851, James Monroe, born 1853, and John Bunyon, born 1855. Here is the settlement of his estate.
It is believed that John had brothers named James C Markham, Thomas Markham, Nimrod Markham, Carroll Markham, and Francis Marion Markham A descendant of Nimrod Markham and I have matched on a DNA Y-chromosone test. Plus we know that he had at least one brother, James C. Markham, born in Tennessee in 1807.
Sarah Elizabeth Upshaw was the daughter of John Upshaw and his wife Tabitha Lawless. She was born in Elbert County, Georgia in 1825, although most census records show her as born in Alabama. Her sister Mary married Lorenzo D. Thomas in Noxubee County, Mississippi in 1847. Sarah's sister Emily J. Upshaw married Albert Warr 26 Oct 1848 in Noxubee County. John Upshaw is the son of Forrester Upshaw and wife Ann Faulkner, and grandson of Leroy Upshaw, who fought in the American Revolution from Amherst County, Virginia, later moved to Elbert County, Georgia, and wife Elizabeth Bradley.
1850 Census, Bienville Parish, Louisiana, 19 Sep 1850 140-140 James C Markrum 43 m farmer TN Martha Markrum 38 f GA James Markrum 11 m AL John Markrum 9 m AL Nimrod Markrum 7 m MS John B Markrum 31 m farmer TN Sarah Markrum 25 f AL Permelia Markrum 6 f MS Emily Markrum 2 f LA 565-565 James Upshaw 30 m farmer GA Mariah Upshaw 25 f AL William Upshaw 6 m MS Martha A Upshaw 4 f MS Tabbitha Upshaw 3 f LA Lenorah Upshaw 1 f LA John Upshaw 51 m GA Tabbitha Upshaw 46 f GA Allen Upshaw 19 m AL
This James C. Markham was living in San Augustine County, Texas in 1880. He is 72 years old, with a young wife, Mary A, born in 1828, and a step-son Eli Poindexter, born in 1863. James was born in Tennessee, his father was born in Virginia and his mother was born in North Carolina. Where are his sons, James, born 1839, John, born 1841, and Nimrod, born 1843? Nimrod was apparently living in San Augustine County in 1880 also, aged 36, with children. The original census is very faint.
1860 Census, Mushulaville, Noxubee County, Mississippi 836-846 Joseph Warr 60 m farmer SC M E 58 SC J Futrell 24 f AL 837-847 Abell Warr 35 m farmer SC E. C. TN Sarah C MS J. A. m LA J. H. m LA Y. E. MS J. N. MS
This is the only census I can find family on. The 1860 Census of Bienville Parish, Louisiana was apparently lost. The Abell Warr above was Albert Warr, the brother-in-law of Sarah E. Upshaw Markham and the husband of Emily Upshaw Warr. It is a poor census taker that won't write down the ages of a family.
1870 Census, Bell County, TX second page 1870 Census, Salado, Bell County Texas, Beat 4, 23 August 1870 121-121 Johnson, T. J. 22 m w carpenter Ohio Tabitha 17 f w keeping house Louisiana 151-151 Upshaw, T. A. 39 m w horsetrader Alabama Mary 30 f w keeping house AL Emily 14 f w LA James 10 m w LA John J 7 m w LA Tabitha 4 f w LA Mary 2 f w TX Marcum, Sarah 45 f w GA James 16 m w LA John 13 m w LA 1870 Census, Williamson County, TX 240-240 Barrington, Tom 21 m w farm labor LA Permelia 25 f w keeping house MS * James 7 m w LA John 1 m w TX
* James was actually a female, James Ann Virginia Adams, the daughter of Permelia Ann Markham and her first husband, Jim Adams. See this post about Permelia and second husband Thomas Whitfield Barrington.
The children of Tabitha E. Markham and Thomas Jefferson Johnson: Sally Anna Johnson, born 8 Oct 1871, Summers Mill, TX, died 9 May 1892 James Nimrod Johnson, born 11 Jan 1874, died 25 Feb 1947, married Telola Ora Stewart. Their daughter Eunice Elizabeth Johnson married Charles Richard Foster. 1930 Census, McLennan County, TX 216-219 Foster, Charles R HEAD m w 25 TX AL TX consruction Eunice wife f w 24 TX TX TN Bonny dau f w 6 TX TX TX Gwendolyn dau f w 3 TX TX TX Nannie O dau f w 1 TX TX TX According to the Social Security Death index, Nannie O Foster was born 18 March 1929, died 22 Nov 1991. Mary Frances Johnson, born 14 March 1879, Limestone County, TX, died 25 April 1959, Port Lavaca, TX, married Robert E. Coker. Pearl Johnson, born 1880, Bell County, TX, died 1880 George Washington Johnson, born 3 Nov 1882, Kosse, Limestone County, TX, died 29 June 1972, Port Lavaca, TX, married Mattie Mae Etheridge 5 March 1905, Brewer County, TX Lizzy Johnson, born 1884, Bell County, Texas, died 1884 Carrie Darnell Johnson, born 11 March 1886, Bell County, TX John Randolph Johnson, born 28 Jan 1888, Bell County, TX, died 7 March 1967, Canyon, TX, married Hollie Mae Brown 2 Feb 1935, Borger, TX Mauddie Johnson, born 17 Nov 1891, Bell county, TX, died 3 Nov 1899
I found this on the web site of Phil Penny - Ancestors of Phil Penny
1880 Census, Hill County, Texas, page 355A T. J. Johnson, self, male w, 37, carpenter OH OH OH T. E. Johnson, wife, female w, 29, LA MS MS Sally Johnson, dau, female w, 9, school TX OH LA Jas. N Johnson, son, male w, 7, school TX OH LA Pearl Johnson, dau, female w, 3, home TX OH LA Mary Johnson, dau female w, 1, home TX OH LA 1880 Census, Bell County, TX second page third page fourth page fifth page 1880 Census, precinct 3, Bell county, Texas 57-59 Parker, E w m 33 farmer MS M. D. w f 28 wife GA B. B. w m 7 son TX MS GA N. F. w m 11/12 dau TX MS GA Warr, E. C. w f 45 keeping house MS 58-60 Warr, J. H. w m 25 farmer LA MS J. A. w m 21 farmer MS MS 81-83 Bearington, T w m 31 farmer LA SC NC Ann w f 35 MS Thomas w m 9 TX LA MS James w m 7 TX LA MS Sallie w f 5 TX LA MS Geo w m 1 TX LA MS 94-96 Henderson, Chas w m 23 farmer TX SC MS Virginia w f 16 LA __ LA (Permelia's dau) 174-191 Upshaw, W. W. w m 36 county clerk MS GA AL Rebecca w m 31 wife MS AL GA Eugene w m 9 son LA MS GA James w m 62 father GA VA VA M. A. w f 57 mother AL Allan w m 15 brother LA GA AL
Emily Warr was the sister of Sarah E. Upshaw Markham.
Permelia died about 1886, and her husband married in 1887 and had many children. One possible son of Permelia was Lee Barrington, born about 1878. Donnie Shackleford has posted more about Lee.
1900 Census, Bartlett, Bell County, GA 1900 Census, Holland, Bell County, TX second page third page fourth page fifth page sixth page 31-33 Henderson, Chas HEAD w m June 1856 43 TX NC TN farmer J A wife w f Nov 1862 37 LA LA LA (James A Adams) E E dau w f Marc 1882 18 TX TX LA (Eva Elizabeth) A H dau w f Aug 1883 16 TX TX LA (Annie Henrietta) C F son w m Jan 1885 15 TX TX LA (Charles Frederick) P B dau w f Aug 1889 10 TX TX LA (Pattie Bell) C M son w m Feb 1893 7 TX TX LA (Clay Markham) J Z dau w f Mar 1895 5 TX TX LA (Jimmy Zerne) C R son w m Sep 1896 3 TX TX LA (Kyle Reed) J D son w m June 1898 2 TX TX LA (James Dewey) J B son w m Mar 1900 3/12 TX TX LA (John Bunyan) Barrington, Mamie sisinlaw w f June 1883 16 TX MS AL Barrington, J H boarder w m Oct 1873 27wdTX LA LA carpenter J H Barrington was not this close to the Henderson family, but he was on the same page. I believe this is James Henry Barrington. This census is very hard to read. But I think the wife is James Ann Virginia Adams, the oldest daughter of Permelia Ann Markham. 1900 Census, Belton, Bell County, Texas, 5 June 1900 116-120 Upshaw, T. A. HEAD w m Jan 1834 66 AL GA GA farmer M. J. wife w f Aug 1837 62 AL AL AL Sallie dau w f Oct 1871 28 TX AL AL Coy grdson w m Jan 1896 4 TX LA TX Fancher, E. E. mominlaw w f Aug 1819 81 AL GA GA 165-276 Barrington, Allen labor w m Oct 1870 29 TX LA LA farm labor 179-180 Warr, J. A. HEAD w m Jan? 1856 43 MS SC MS Mattie D wife w f Sept 1862 37 MS AL NC Jessie dau w f May 1884 16 TX MS MS Eddie son w m Sept 1886 13 TX MS MS Chala? dau w f Sept 1893 6 TX MS MS Little son w m Oct 1899 3/12 TX MS MS 186-186 Upshaw, William HEAD w m Nov 1844 55 MS GA AL capitalist Sarah R wife w f Aug 1858 41 AL GA MS Mattie C dau w f Dec 1880 19 TX MS AL at school Martin W son w m Aug 1882 17 TX MS AL at school Annie B dau w f Aug 1884 15 TX MS AL at school Lattimore E son w m June 1897 2 TX MS AL James father w m Apr 1819 81 GA GA GA Manda A mother w f Feb 1822 77 AL MD GA 187-187 Upshaw, Allen HEAD w m Aug 1865 35 LA GA AL type setter Jeanne? wife w f Dec 1870 29 TX TX TX Hubert son w m Aug 1889 10 TX LA TX Lillie C dau w f Nov 1893 6 TX LA TX Holland, 11 June 1900 236-245 Markham, J. M. HEAD w m Sept 1853 56 LA GA AL farmer N. D.? wife w f Jan 1861 39 MO MO MO Johnnie son w m mar 1878 21 TX LA MO farmer Maggie dau w f Sept 1880 19 TX LA MO at school Ed son w m July 1882 17 TX LA MO at school George son w m Jan 1884 16 TX LA MO at school Walter son w m Oct 1885 14 TX LA MO Maude dau w f July 1887 12 TX LA MO at school Frank son w m Sept 1889 10 TX LA MO at school Boyd son w m Sept 1894 5 TX LA MO S. E. MOTHER w f june 1826 74 AL VA VA 241-249 Markham, J. B. HEAD w m Oct 1856 44 LA GA AL farmer Fannie wife w f Jan 1862 38 AR TN TN Lou dau w f June 1880 19 TX LA AR at school Ida dau w f Sept 1882 17 TX LA AR at school Mollie dau w f Nov 1884 15 TX LA AR at school Annie dau w f Jan 1887 13 TX LA AR at school Jim son w m ??? ???? 10 TX LA AR at school Myrtle dau w f Sept ???? 7 TX LA AR Hill, M. B. laborer w m July 1862 37 TX NC NC Brown, H. E. laborer w m Sept 1873 26 IN IN IA 289-297 * Goonight, J. W. HEAD w m Oct 1864 35 AR TN NC farmer A. F. wife w f Aug 1869 30 TX AR unk Auther son w m Oct 1886 13 TX AR AR at school Ruby dau w f Feb 1889 11 TX AR AR at school Mable dau w f Mar 1891 9 TX AR AR Maude dau w f Aug 1892 7 TX AR AR Ruth dau w f Apr 1894 4 TX AR AR Leuella dau w f June 1897 2 TX AR AR William son w m Oct 1898 1 TX AR AR
* Goonight is actually Goodnight. The family of J. W. Goodnight is here because two of his daughters married two sons of James Monroe Markham. His full name was John Wesley Goodnight and his wife was Amanda Florence Vernon. He died in 1941 and his wife died 22 March 1960.
J. A. (J. H.) Warr was the nephew of Sarah E. Upshaw Markham, the son of her sister Emily. J.M. Markham and J.B. Markham are buried at Post Oak Cemetery, Bell County, Texas. Mollie married Norman E. Woodruff. Their son Spencer died 21 April 1956.
J.B. Markham and Fannie had a daughter, Sarah Louise, (listed above as Lou) and she was the grandmother of Grant Teaff, the football coach at Baylor University for over 20 years who is now in the College Football Hall of Fame. He is also the Executive Director of the American Football Coaches Association. Here is an article about him from the Baptist Standard
1910 Census, Bell County, TX second page third page fourth page fifth page sixth page seventh page eighth page 1910 Census, Holland, Bell County, Texas, precinct 3, 15 April 1910 8-8 Goodnight, John W. HEAD m w 43 AR TN NC farmer Amanda F. wife f w 40 AR TN TN Auther L son m w 23 TX AR AR farmer Maude dau f w 17 TX AR AR Ruth dau f w 15 TX AR AR Pearl dau f w 14 TX AR AR Luella dau f w 12 TX AR AR Wilborn son m w 11 TX AR AR Alvis son m w 9 TX AR AR Wilma dau f w 2 TX AR AR Thompson, Ross hiredman m w 20 TN TN TN laborer 31-37 Markham, George Head m w 26 TX LA MO Ruby wife f w 21 TX TX TX Leta dau f w 3 TX TX TX Lucill dau f w 2 TX TX TX Lesley dau f w 3/12 TX TX TX 83-84 Upshaw, Jon J HEAD m w 51 TX SC SC Bell? wife f w 34 TX AL TX Bernice dau f w 5 TX TX AL Gene son m w 2 TX TX AL Tom son m w 26 TX TX MS clerk Orrell? son m w 20 TX TX MS fireman RR Ruth dau f w 16 TX TX MS Coy son m w 13 TX TX MS 118-119 Markham, Jno HEAD m w 54 LA LA LA Julia wife f w 48 AR TX TN Ida dau f w 25 TX LA AR Annie? dau f w 22 TX LA AR Myrtle dau f w 17 TX LA AR Charles son m w 8 TX LA AR Berta dau f w 6 TX LA AR Clay son m w 4 TX LA AR 131-132 Markham, Ed HEAD m w 28 TX LA AL Ora wife f w 28 TX AL AR Eloise dau f w 5 TX TX TX Audrey? dau m w 3 TX TX TX Murry son m w 11/12 TX TX TX 158-159 Upshaw, Allen HEAD m w 78 AL GA GA Mary J wife f w 73 AL AL AL Sallie dau f w 36 TX AL AL Jerrie dau f w 24 wdTX AL AL Aubrey grdson m w 16 TX MS TX Coy F grdson m w 14 TX LA TX Fancher grdson m w 18 TX LA TX clerk 210-212 Markham, Jim HEAD m w 57 LA US MO farmer Bell wife f w 50 MO MO MO Frank son m w 19 TX LA MO Arthur B. m w 14 TX LA MO Mattie B. f w 9 TX LA MO Earnest W. m w 7 TX LA MO Johnson, Jno hiredhand m w 22 TX US LA Tass? Enzie hiredhand m b 19 TX TX TX 211-213 Markham, Walter HEAD m w 24 TX LA MO farmer Mable wife f w 19 TX AR AR
Jno Johnson was the nephew of James Monroe Markham, the son of his deceased sister Tabitha Markham Johnson. Arthur Boyd Markham and Mattie Bell Markham died from a spinal meningitis outbreak in 1913. Mable was Mable Goodnight, she died at a very young age, and Walter was left a widower. Here is the World War 1 draft registration of William Walter Markham.
This family was mistakenly listed by Ancestry as Mark, which made it very hard to find.
1910 Census, Floyd County, TX 1910 Census, Floyd County, Texas, 28 May 1910 414-418 Waddill, Seth Q HEAD w m 30 TX TX unk farmer Maggie S wife w f 29 TX LA MO Henry?
A note on the census says that this line that Henry's name is on, is blank. Apparently, Seth and Maggie told the census taker about a son that had died at birth. I read that somewhere that they had a son, but he was supposedly born in Hale County, Texas.
1910 Census, Burnet County, TX 60-61 Barrington, Thomas A HEAD m w 40 md7months TX LA LA farmer Florence F wife f w 35 md7montsh TN TN TN 1910 Census, Brown County, TX 88-88 Barrington, Ben G HEAD m w 31 TX LA LA farmer Lula wife f w 28 TX TX TX Gus son m w 7 TX TX TX Charlie son m w 4 TX TX TX Elkah son m w 2 TX TX TX Alzada? dau f w 4/12 TX TX TX 136-144 Barrington, James H HEAD m w 37 TX LA LA house carpenter Mary A wife f w 37 TX TX TX Lula E dau f w 8 TX TX TX Wilkinson, Georgia mominlaw f w 69 TX AL AL Joseph D broinlaw m w 34 TX TX TX house painter 1910 Census, Eastland, County, TX 148-150 Barrington, Robert L HEAD m w 29 TX LA LA farmer Sallie wife f w 29 NC NC NC Lela f dau f w 7 TX TX NC Allie B dau f w 5 TX TX NC Claud L son m w 3 TX TX NC Annie D dau f w 1 TX TX NC 1910 Census, Coleman County, TX This census is almost impossible to read. I have followed Ancestry's opinions as much as possible. Charles M Henderson 53 TX AL TX James A wife 43 Markham son 19 Jeane dau 18 Alle R dau 13 James D son 11 John B son 10 Cloyd R son 9 1920 Census, Callahan County, TX 100-103 Barrington, Lee HEAD m w 42 TX LA LA farmer Sallie wife f w 39 NC NC NC Fay dau f w 17 TX TX NC Sallie dau f w 15 TX TX NC Claud son m w 12 TX TX NC Annie dau f w 9 TX TX NC Glenn son m w 5 TX TX NC Merrell son m w 1 2/12 TX TX NC 1920 Census, Burnet County, TX 96-103 Barrington, Adam HEAD m w 49 TX TX TX farmer F F wife f w 46 TN TN TN Davis, Edna E mominlaw f w 78 wd TN TN TN
1920 Census, Coleman County, TX 55-59 Henderson, Clay HEAD m w 26 TX TX US farmer Rosa wife f w 22 TX TN TN World War 1 draft registration of Clay Markham Henderson 1920 Census, Dallas County, Texas 1920 Census, Precinct 33, Dallas County, Texas 96-136 Markham, G. J. HEAD m w 35 TX TX TX shipping clerk Ruby wife f w 30 TX TX TX saleslady Leita dau f w 13 TX TX TX Lucile dau f w 11 TX TX TX Leslie dau f w 10 TX TX TX
George was married to Ruby Goodnight. Here is the World War 1 registration of George Jackson Markham. George died in an accident on 4 February 1925 in Dallas, Texas. Ruby died 26 May 1970. Here is her obituary.
1920 Census, Floyd County, TX second page 1920 Census, Floyd County, Texas, Precinct 1, 27 Feb 1920 29-32 McGuyer, C. A. HEAD w m 32 TX AR AR farm labor Maud wife w f 32 TX LA MO Paul son w m 9 TX TX TX Nannie dau w f 7 TX TX TX Lemmalou dau w f 5 TX TX TX Margaret dau w f 1/12 TX TX TX 142-142 Waddell, Seth HEAD w m 40 TX TX TX farmer Margaret wife w f 39 TX LA MO Markham son w m 9 TX TX TX Sterling son w m 4 4/12 TX TX TX 143-143 Markham, J.M. HEAD w m 65 widow LA LA LA farmer Frank son w m 29 TX LA MO garage work Earnest son w m 17 TX LA MO
Maud Markham was the daughter of James Monroe Markham. She was married to Charles Austin McGuyer, the son of Thomas McGuyer and Tabitha Goodnight and the brother of Ora C. McGuyer who married James Edward Markham. Tabitha was the sister of John Wesley Goodnight. Here is his World War 1 draft registration.
Full name of Markham Waddill is Markham Davidson Waddill. His mother, Margaret Sterling Waddill, was the daughter of James Monroe Markham. The picture to the right shows the 50th wedding anniversary of Seth and Maggie Waddill. Here is the World War 1 draft registration for Seth Quee Waddill
1920 Census, Falls County, TX 1920 Census, Falls County, Texas, 11 Feb 1920 262-262 Markham, Edward HEAD w m 36 TX MS MS farmer Ora wife w f 34 TX AL AR Eloise dau w f 14 TX TX TX Audrey dau w f 12 TX TX TX Murry son w m 10 TX TX TX Milton son w m 8 TX TX TX
Living next door was Tom McGuyer, age 28, who was possibly a brother to Ora C. McGuyer. Here is Ora's obit.
Eloise Markham is one of the few Markhams I have met, in 1959 when she was living in Reno, Nevada. World War I registration for James Edward Markham.
1920 Census, Bell County, TX second page third page fourth page 1920 Census, Holland, Bell County, Texas, precinct 3 - 5 January 1920 101-102 Markham, John B. HEAD m w 40 TX TN MO ginner Inez wife f w 40 MS MS MS Lem? son m w 15 TX TX MS Ralph son m w 10 TX TX MS Mattie Bell dau f w 7 TX TX MS Maxine? dau f w 2 TX TX MS 102-103 Upshaw, J. J. HEAD m w 60 LA MS MS Bell wife f w 44 TX KY KY Bernice dau f w 14 TX LA TX Eugene son m w 11 TX LA TX Gordon, Heard boarder m w 24 TX IA MO 149-149 Goodnight, John W. HEAD m w 54 AR AR AR farmer Amanda wife f w 50 TX TN AR Arthur son m w 33 TX AR TX farmer Ruth dau f w 25 TX AR TX clerk Lela dau f w 22 TX AR TX Welburn son m w 21 TX AR TX Homer son m w 18 TX AR TX laborer Alvis son m w 17 TX AR TX Wilma dau f w 12 TX AR TX 180-181 Warr, John K? HEAD m w 66 MS NC GA farmer Mattie B wife f w 57 MS US US Edd J son m w 32 TX MS MS farm labor Clyde son m w 20 TX MS MS Blanch dau f w 17 TX MS MS
John was the oldest son of James Monroe Markham and Nannie Belle Newman. Here is his registration for the draft for World War One. James Edward Warr, the son of J.H. and M.B. Warr, born 22 Sept 1886, died 13 March 1920, buried Post Oak Cemetery, Holland, Bell County, Texas.
1920 Census, Jones County, TX second page third page 1920 Census, Stamford, Jones County, Texas, 15 Sept 1920 120-141 Upshaw, Thomas A HEAD m w 36 TX GA TX Josephine wife f w 37 TX TX KY Sarah E. dau f w 7 TX TX TX Margaret dau f w 5 TX TX TX Thomas A Jr son m w 3 3/12 TX TX TX Coy F brother m w 23 TX GA TX Eva F sisinlaw f w 24 TX MS MS Ragsdale, Lillie sisinlaw f w 35 TX TX KY 425-481 Markham, John B HEAD m w 64 LA MS MS Julie F wife f w 57 AR TN TN Charles F son m w 18 TX LA AR Welberta? dau f w 16 TX LA AR William son m w 13? TX LA AR
Here is the obit for Charles Markham. His daughter Ann, born 1933, married Milburn "Cotton" Rivers. Ann recently sent me the picture of her grandparents, John Bunyon Markham and Julia Frances McGuire at their 50th wedding anniversay, in 1929, with most of their family.
1920 Census, Coleman County, TX 235-265 Henderson, Charles F HEAD m w 34 TX TX LA county clerk Pearl A wife f w 32 TX TX TX Irma K dau f w 13 TX TX TX Clyde M son m w 11 TX TX TX Claude F son m w 9 TX TX TX Charles M FATHER m w 57 wd TX US US 1930 Census, Jones County, Texas 391-523 Upshaw, Thomas A. HEAD m w 46 TX TX TX insurance agent Josephine wife f w 48 TX TX TX Sarah dau f w 18 TX TX TX Margaret dau f w 15 TX TX TX Thomas A Jr son m w 13 TX TX TX Era J dau f w 3/612 TX TX TX Ragsdale, Lillie sisinlaw f w 46 TX TX TX Baylor, Eva servant f b 26 TX TX TX
Sarah Elizabeth Upshaw Schultz was a friend I met in 1976, when I first started my Markham-Upshaw research. She was well on her way to being in the NSDAR from her descent from Leroy Upshaw of Amherst County, Virginia. She is descended from the Allen Upshaw on the 1850 Census of Bienville Parish, Louisiana, age 19, (full name Thomas Allen Upshaw) down through John J. Upshaw and then Thomas Allen Upshaw.
1930 Census, Coleman County, TX page 2 page 3 1-1 Barrington, Claude HEAD m w 23 TX NC TX odd jobs Jewell wife f w 20 TX NC TX Preston son m w 2 TX TX TX Evelyn dau f w 12/12 TX TX TX 35-35 Henderson, Markham HEAD m w 37 TX TX TX farming Rosie M wife f w 33 TX TN TN Hilbert M son m w 10 TX TX TX Cristal R dau f w 8 TX TX TX Clay M son m w 5 TX TX TX Harrold R son m w 4 4/12 TX TX TX Wanda R dau f w 3 3/12 TX TX TX Freddie C son m w 1/12 TX TX TX 55-55 Henderson, John B HEAD m w 30 TX TX LA farming Lois wife f w 30 TX GA TX Reba L dau f w 10 TX TX TX Evalon dau f w 1? TX TX TX Robert C son m w 1/12 TX TX TX Charles M FATHER m w 73 wd TX TX TX retired Claude Barrington was the son of Robert E Lee Barrington, Markham Henderson was Clay Markham Henderson, the son of James Ann Virginia Adams Henderson. John B Henderson was John Bunyan Henderson, the son of James Ann Virginia Adams Henderson. 1930 Census, Nolan County, TX 230-271 Goodwin, Henry C HEAD m w 28 NC NC NC Ford mechanic Allye wife f w 26 TX TX NC Henry J son m w 10/12 TX NC TX Allie was the daughter of Robert E Lee Barrington. 1930 Census, Dallas County, TX 1930 Census, Dallas County, Texas, April 12, 1930 34-35 Waddill, Seth HEAD m w 50 TX TX unknown Margaret wife f w 49 TX LA MO Markham son m w 20 TX TX TX Sterling son m w 15 TX TX TX 1930 Census, Bell County, TX second page 1930 Census, Holland, Bell County, Texas, precinct 3, April 7, 1930 ???-? Goodnight, John W HEAD m w 65 AR TN NC Florence wife f w 60 AR AR AR Markham, Grace grddau f w 10 TX TX TX 112-123 Markham, John B HEAD m w 52 TX TX TX M-K-T RR helper Inez A wife f w 51 MS MS MS ownr-drygoods str Maxine dau f w 12 TX TX MS Ralph son m w 20 TX TX MS Matabel? dau f w 17 TX TX MS
Grace Markham was the daughter of Walter Markham and Mabel Goodnight. She was raised by her Goodnight grandparents while her brothers lived with their father in Milam County. She later married John Davis. I worked with her granddaughter Sharon Winter at a grocery store in Austin Texas in the 1970s.
Ralph Markham died Feb 3, 1934, just before his father John Bunyon Markham died on Feb 12.
Mattie Bell Markham, daughter of John and Inez, married Rankin Moore Poteet. Their daughter, Betty, married (1) Frank William Steinle, (2) Jim Zimmerman, died 7 April 2014. You can read more about them on Art Moore's web site
1930 Census, Milam County, TX 1930 Census, Cameron, Milam County, Texas, precinct 1, April 14, 1930 250-362 Markham, Walter W HEAD m w 44 TX MO MO garage work James son m w 19 TX TX TX Eugene son m w 14 TX TX TX
Walter W Markham was nearly killed in 1939 when his gas station blew up. He recovered and was later a county commissioner in Milam County for years. He died in 1971. Gene Markham sold insurance in Temple Texas in the 1960s when I met him.
1930 Census, Burnet County, TX 58-60 Barrington, Thomas A HEAD m w 58 md at 39 TX US US farmer Dora F wife f w 33 md at 35 TN TN TN Conner, Russell A greatnephew m w 13 TX US TX 1930 Census, Coleman County, TX 160-161 Barrington, Lee HEAD m w 52 TX LA TX stock trader Sallie wife f w 49 NC NC NC Fay dau f w 27 TX TX NC Glenn son m w 15 TX TX NC Muril son m w 11 TX TX NC 1930 Census, Lampasas County, TX 586-617 Barrington, George B HEAD m w 52 TX LA LA operator/transfer Lola A wife f w 49 TX TN US Emma dau f w 13 TX TX TX 1930 Census, Montebello, Los Angeles County, CA 415-416 Barrington, James H HEAD m w 57 TX TX TX carpenter Mary A wife f w 57 TX TX TX
1930 Census, Swisher County, Texas, precinct 1, April 10, 1930 44-44 Markham, James E. HEAD m w 47 TX LA MO farmer Ora C wife f w 45 TX LA AR Murry J son m w 20 TX TX TX Milton M son m w 19 TX TX TX Harold C son m w 9 TX TX TX 50-50 Markham, Benjamin F. HEAD m w 39 TX LA MO farmer Sallie I. wife f w 32 TX MS AL Nannie dau f w 6 TX TX TX Frank B. son m w 3 6/12 TX TX TX Francis I. dau f w 1 6/12 TX TX TX James M. FATHER m w 76 LA LA TN farmer
The picture at right is of James Murray Markham, son of Ed and Ora Markham, who died at 91 years of age. Here is his obit
Frank and Sallie were living next door to a Sinclair family, who were most likely Sallie Irene's father and mother. Here is Sallie's obit
1930 Census, Foard County, Texas, April 14, 1930 142-145 Haney, William H HEAD m w 40 MS MS MS Annie wife f w 42 TX LA AR Rexle son m w 9 TX MS TX Mary dau f w 6 TX MS TX Billie son m w 10/12 TX MS TX Markham, John dadinlaw m w 74 LA LA LA Fannie mominlaw f w 67 AR AR AR
1930 Census, Beckham County, Oklahoma, Richland Township, April 16, 1930 170-172 Morgan, French HEAD m w 28 TX KY KY farmer Mae wife f w 26 OK MO TX Donald foster son m w 7 TX TX OK Eddie foster son m w 4 3/12 OK TX OK 1940 Census, Beckham County, Oklahoma, Richland Township, April 1, 1940 Morgan, French m w 38 Texas farmer Rebecca Mae f w 36 Oklahoma Donald m w 17 Texas Billie m w 16 Oklahoma Eddie m w 14 Oklahoma J B m w 9 Oklahoma Earl m w 7 Oklahoma Robert m w 5 Oklahoma
Donald was born Hubert Donnell Markham in Canyon, Texas in 1922, the son of Earnest William Markham and his first wife Rebecca Mae Bassett. Although he and his brothers always went by the name Morgan, they were not officially adopted until 1942. Their brother Billy was living with their Bassett grandparents in the 1930 census. The picture to the right shows Earnest W (Bud) Markham with his oldest son Don in Kansas City Missouri in 1949. Here is Don's World War II draft registration. Don was my father, he died in 2006.
Don Morgan married Mildred Sue Barber 1942, Cheyene, OK. 1. David Wayne Morgan, born 1943 2. Donna Marie Morgan, born 1944 3. Susan Rebecca Morgan, born 1952 4. Scott Barber Morgan, born 1956 Eddie Morgan married Jeanice Sue Hosler 1949, Midwest City, OK. 1. Mark Eddie Morgan, born 1953 A. Miranda Rene Morgan, born 1986 2. Nelson Leon Morgan, born 1955 A. Jordan Allen Morgan, born 1986 3. Rebecca Sue (Becki) Morgan, born 1959, married Shawn Breen 1985. A. Morgan Breen, born April 1986 a. Rilee (living with her Breen grandparents, 2013) b. Eddie (living with his Breen grandparents, 2013) B. Sarah Morgan, born 1987. C. Amanda Breen, born 1989.
John Robert Bassett, seated, holding baby Dennis and flanked by daughters
Pearl and Mae, with Verna the little girl and Ruby by her mother Lydia.1930 Census, Beckham County, Oklahoma, Dabney Township, April 14, 1930 118-118 Bassett, John R HEAD m w 56 MO MO MO farmer Agnes L wife f w 52 IL TN TN Dennis son m w 19 OK MO IL Markham, William grdson m w 6 OK TX OK Bassett, Fred nephew m w 20 OK MO AR 119-119 Baldock, Euel HEAD m w 31 TX KY US farmer Ruby wife f w 24 OK MO IL Euel L son m w 3 11/12 TX TX OK Lavona dau f w 1 8/12 OK TX OK
William Markham was the son of Ernest William (Bud) Markham and his first wife Rebecca Mae Bassett. He was living with his grandparents in this census. Billy was killed in World War II. The picture to the right shows Billy with his girlfriend Leta Marie Barber.
Ruby Baldock was the daughter of John R. Bassett and Lydia Agnes Graves. They lived most of their lives in the Dallas, Texas area.1920 Census, Beckham County, Oklahoma, Erick town, January 1920 77-80 Bassett, John R HEAD m w 45 MO MO IL blacksmith shop Lydia wife f w 42 IL TN IL May dau f w 15 OK MO IL Ruby dau f w 14 OK MO IL Verna dau f w 11 OK MO IL Dennis son m w 8 OK MO IL1910 Census, Beckham County, Oklahoma, Texola Township, April 18 1910 39-39 Bassett, John R HEAD m w 36 MO IL MO blacksmith shop Lydia A wife f w 34 IL IL IL Pearl J dau f w 12 TX TX MO Rebecka M dau f w 6 OK IL MO Rubie L dau f w 4 OK IL MO Verna dau f w 1 OK IL MO
Hugh Bassett and John Bassett, father and grandfather of John Robert Bassett1850 Census, Barry County, Missouri, precinct 5, 11 Sept 1850 137-137 John Basset 22 m farmer KY Cassandra 20 f IN Hugh 0 m MO1860 Census, Mountain, Barry County, Missouri, 11 August 1860 1170-1144 John Basset 39 m farmer IL Cassander 30 f domestic IN Hugh 10 m MO Thos. B. 8 m MO Morgan 6 m MO Susanah 4 f MO Wyly 2 m MO Sarah 4/12 f MO Jane Hubanks 20 f domestic AR1870 Census, Crain Creek, Barry County, Missouri, 25 August 1870 61 Basset, John 42 m w farmer KY Cassander 40 f w IN Thomas 18 m w MO Morgan 16 m w MO Susanah 14 f w MO Sarah 11 f w MO Wiley 13 m w MO Martha 6 m w MO Edward 3 m w MO Mary 5/12 f w MO 62 Basset, Hugh 20 m w farmer MO Gillian 21 f w KY Thomas E 3/12 m w MO Wm A 2 m w MO1880 Census, Crain Creek, Barry County, Missouri, 25 June 1880 378-382 Bassett, Hugh w m 30 farmer MO KY KY Gilly A w f 32 wife KY William A w m 11 son MO MO KY Thomas E w m 10 son MO MO KY John R w m 6 son MO MO KY George W w m 4 son MO MO KY Cordelia w f 2 dau MO MO KY Joel w m 4/12 Mar son MO MO KY Biggs, John w m 22 boarder MO KS IL1900 Census, Ozark, Barry County, Missouri, 16 June 1900 162-162 Bassett, Hugh HEAD w m May 1850 50 MO KY IN Mary C wife w f Aug 1850 49 MO TN KY George W son w m Feb 1876 24 MO MO KY Joel son w m Mar 1880 20 MO MO KY Leonard son w m Feb 1885 15 MO MO KY Nora dau w f July 1886 13 MO MO KY McEntire, Julia stpdau? w f Sep 1869 30 MO AR MO Emma P grddau? w f Aug 1898 1 MO CA MO Ellis, Lyda aunt w f Nov 1844 58wd IN VA IN1910 Census, Barry County, Missouri, 10 May 1910 28? Bassett, Hugh HEAD m w 59 MO KY IN Mary C wife f w 59 MO TN KY George W son m w 34? MO MO KY Ellis, Linda aunt f w 62 MO VA TN1920 Census, Ozark, Barry County, Missouri, 14 Feb 1920 121-123 Basset, George HEAD m w 44 MO MO MO farmer Emma E wife f w 45 TX AR MO Smith, Myrtle stpdau f w 14 OK MO TX Retha stpdau f w 10 MO MO TX Beatrice Q stpdau f w 6 OK MO TX 122-124 Basset, Hugh HEAD m w 69 MO KY IN Mary C wife f w 69 MO TN KY
I met the three Smith women in 1973 when I went to Barry County, Missouri for the very first time. They were very gracious.
Here is my Bassett Family further back, all the way to England. I hope you can follow it.
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