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Descendants of Samuel Rather

Generation Five

68. Martha P.5 Grissim (Betsy4Rather, James3, James2, Samuel1); born circa 1813 at Wilson County, Tennessee;329,330 she and Matthew C. Hankins obtained a marriage license 12 Oct 1829 at Wilson County, Tennessee;331 married Matthew C. Hankins 15 Oct 1829 at Wilson County, Tennessee.329,331

Her married name was Martha Hankins.  Matthew Hankins and his wife Martha, received land as a part of their legacy in the estate of the said R.W. Grissim on 4 Jun 1838 at Wilson County, Tennessee.329 She and Matthew C. Hankins sold land on 19 Sep 1838 at Wilson County, Tennessee; Matthew Hankins and Martha Hankins to James S. Harris, 37 1/2 acres in District No. 8, it being the land on which R.W. Grissim lived and died.332

Matthew C. Hankins was born circa 1811 at Tennessee.330 He appeared on the census of 1840 at Wilson County, Tennessee; 21001-11001; Wilson-240.333 He appeared on the census of 1860 at Wilson County, Tennessee.330 He appeared on the census of 11 Jun 1870 at Shop Springs, Wilson County, Tennessee; He is a farmer, has $16,180 in property.334

The four known children of Martha P.5 Grissim and Matthew C. Hankins all born at Wilson County, Tennessee, were as follows:

bullet+ 249 i. Richard6 Hankins, born circa 1831; married Novella V. (--?--).
bullet250 ii. Thomas Hankins; born circa 1841.330 He was also known as John Thomas Hankins.334
bullet251 iii. Mary A. Hankins; born circa 1844.330
bullet252 iv. Alice Geneva Hankins; born circa 1848.330

70. Nancy H.5 Grissim (Betsy4Rather, James3, James2, Samuel1); born before 1817 at Wilson County, Tennessee;335 married Hezekiah Cartwright 6 Oct 1834 at Wilson County, Tennessee.336,331

She and Hezekiah Cartwright were deeded 21 acres in District No. 8, as heirs of the said R. W. Grissim on 20 Dec 1837 at Wilson County, Tennessee.337 She and Hezekiah Cartwright purchased from the executors of R. W. Grissim, deceased, 15 acres on Kitchen Creek on 20 Dec 1837 at Wilson County, Tennessee.338

Hezekiah Cartwright was born before 1817.336

The only known child of Nancy H.5 Grissim and Hezekiah Cartwright was:

bullet+ 253 i. Julia A.6 Cartwright, married George W. Biggar.

73. Elizabeth R.5 Grissim (Betsy4Rather, James3, James2, Samuel1); born after 1820 at Wilson County, Tennessee;111,122 she and Drury G. Hankins obtained a marriage license 30 Jan 1844 at Wilson County, Tennessee; (No return).339,340 On 24 Jan 1838 at Wilson County, Tennessee; M. C. Hankins was named guardian for her, "one of the children and heirs of Rowland W. Grissim."111

Drury G. Hankins was born circa 1817 at Tennessee.330 He appeared on the census of 1860 at Wilson County, Tennessee.330

The five known children of Elizabeth R.5 Grissim and Drury G. Hankins all born at Wilson County, Tennessee, were as follows:

bullet254 i. James6 Hankins; born circa 1845.330
bullet255 ii. Wilson Hankins; born circa 1847.330
bullet256 iii. Edmond Hankins; born circa 1849.330
bullet257 iv. Eudora Hankins; born circa 1851.330
bullet258 v. Albert Hankins; born circa 1855.330

75. Baker Wrather5 Harris (Nancy4Rather, James3, James2, Samuel1); born 25 Apr 1814 at Stewart, Wilson County, Tennessee;40 married Tabitha Bowen Saunders before 1840;341 married Sarah A. Waters before 1853.330

He purchased land on 22 Nov 1839 at Wilson County, Tennessee; from Richard Borum, 180 acres in Wilson County.342 He appeared on the census of 1840 at Wilson County, Tennessee; He and wife are 20-30, 1 son under 5, 3 male & 2 female slaves.343 He purchased land on 26 Oct 1840 at Wilson County, Tennessee; from John R. Eatherly, 321 acres on Cedar Creek.344 He sold land on 17 Mar 1848 at Wilson County, Tennessee; to Lavisa Saunders, 155 acres in Wilson County.345 He appeared in a court record on 13 Apr 1859 at Wilson County, Tennessee; John B. Cox, guardian for Laura Hawkins, the minor heir of Albert G. Hawkins. Baker W. Harris was their former guardian.346 He appeared on the census of 1860 at Wilson County, Tennessee.330 He left a will on 4 May 1893 at Wilson County, Tennessee; heirs: son George Harris, Tabitha Hunter the wife of C.M. Hunter; deceased daughter Levisa Motley's children; Martha Doak Motley. I have 7 children, 6 of whom are living. Recorded 5 Feb 1895 (pp480-482).159 His will was administered on 5 Feb 1895.159

Tabitha Bowen Saunders was born on 11 Mar 1816.341 She died on 6 Feb 1844 at age 27.341

There were no known children of Baker Wrather5 Harris and Tabitha Bowen Saunders.

The three known children of Baker Wrather5 Harris and an unknown spouse all born at Wilson County, Tennessee, were as follows:

bullet259 i. Fergerson S.6 Harris; born 20 May 1840;330,347,148 born before 1847 at Wilson County, Tennessee;347 married Fannie Davis 1868 at Wilson County, Tennessee;348 died 24 Jan 1905 at Florida at age 64.348,148  He was also known as Fergus Sloan Harris.347
bullet+ 260 ii. Lavisa Bowen Harris, born 17 Jun 1842; married Ben Dick Motley.
bullet261 iii. Tabitha M. Harris; born 4 Nov 1844;330,148 died 19 Apr 1866 at age 21;148 married C. M. Hunter before 4 May 1893 at Wilson County, Tennessee; father's will calls her Tabitha Hunter, the wife of C.M. Hunter.159

The five known children of Baker Wrather5 Harris and Sarah A. Waters all born at Wilson County, Tennessee, were as follows:

bullet262 i. Julia Jackson6 Harris; married James B. Hancock;148 born 29 Oct 1852.330,148
bullet+ 263 ii. George Waters Harris, married Minnie Waters; born 2 Oct 1854.
bullet264 iii. James Harris; born 9 Jan 1856.330,148
bullet265 iv. Lenora Harris; married Constantine Dixon Bates;148 born 1 Feb 1858;330,148 died 11 Jun 1906 at age 48.148
bullet266 v. Plummer Harris; married Josie Sargent;148 born 24 Feb 1860.330,349

76. James Sloan5 Harris (Nancy4Rather, James3, James2, Samuel1); born 15 Mar 1815 at Wilson County, Tennessee;40 he and May S. Waters obtained a marriage license 15 Aug 1836 at Wilson County, Tennessee;350 married May S. Waters 16 Aug 1836 at Wilson County, Tennessee;350 married Matilda Jane Waters 8 Jun 1842 at Wilson County, Tennessee; by William Swann, JP for Wilson County;350,351 he and Matilda Jane Waters obtained a marriage license 8 Jun 1842 at Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee;351 died 2 Feb 1875 at age 59.148

He and Fergus Sloan Harris sold land on 23 Apr 1841 at Wilson County, Tennessee; "to my son," 100 acres on Round Lick Creek.143 He appeared on the census of 1860 at Wilson County, Tennessee.352

May S. Waters. Her married name was May S. Harris.

There were no known children of James Sloan5 Harris and May S. Waters.

Matilda Jane Waters. Her married name was Matilda Jane Harris. She was born circa 1823 at Tennessee.352

The three known children of James Sloan5 Harris and Matilda Jane Waters all born at Wilson County, Tennessee, were as follows:

bullet+ 267 i. Sarah A.6 Harris, born circa 1843; married James E. Scoby.
bullet268 ii. Mary A. Harris; born circa 1846.330
bullet269 iii. Allena Harris; born circa 1855.330

79. Elizabeth5 Harris (Nancy4Rather, James3, James2, Samuel1); born circa 1825 at Wilson County, Tennessee;40,330 she and E. D. Johnson obtained a marriage license 20 Feb 1844 at Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee;353 married E. D. Johnson 22 Feb 1844 at Wilson County, Tennessee; by S. Waters.354,146,353

Her married name was Elizabeth Johnson.

E. D. Johnson was born circa 1810 at Tennessee.330 He appeared on the census of 1860 at Wilson County, Tennessee; Wl-117-307.330

The eight known children of Elizabeth5 Harris and E. D. Johnson all born at Wilson County, Tennessee, were as follows:

bullet270 i. James S.6 Johnson; born circa 1845.330
bullet271 ii. Martha Johnson; born circa 1847.330
bullet272 iii. Rebecca Johnson; born circa 1849.330
bullet273 iv. John P. H. Johnson; born circa 1851.330
bullet274 v. Roberson Johnson; born circa 1853.330
bullet275 vi. Mary Johnson; born circa 1855.330
bullet276 vii. Samuel Johnson; born circa 1857.330
bullet277 viii. Mariah Johnson; born circa 1859.330

82. Elisa5 Coe (Patsey P.4Rather, James3, James2, Samuel1); born circa 1812 at Wilson County, Tennessee;7 married William Compton 29 Aug 1831 at Wilson County, Tennessee; John Barbee, bondsman;355,161 married an unknown person 29 Dec 1834 at Wilson County, Tennessee; an Eliza Compton married Samuel F. Patterson;161 died before 1844 at Wilson County, Tennessee.

Her married name was Elisa Compton.

The only known child of Elisa5 Coe and William Compton was:

bullet278 i. William6 Compton; born after 1832 at Wilson County, Tennessee.149

He and Isaiah Coe were guardian on 1 Mar 1837 at Wilson County, Tennessee.154 He and Isaiah Coe were guardian on 15 Dec 1848 at Wilson County, Tennessee; The executor, James Wrather, had before his death left property to Patsy Coe after the death of Liza Wrather, the mother of said Patsy and widow of said James Wrather. The said Patsy, having died before her mother, the property was divided among her six children and two grandchildren of whom the said William was one and his half sister the other, their mother having died before their 'great mother.'149

The only known child of Elisa5 Coe and an unknown spouse was:

bullet279 i. dau6 (--?--).

83. Elizabeth5 Coe (Patsey P.4Rather, James3, James2, Samuel1); born 29 Oct 1820 at Wilson County, Tennessee;158 she and William Thompson Moxley obtained a marriage license 23 Apr 1838 at Wilson County, Tennessee; by M. L. Cartwright, m.g.; W. T. Cartwright, bondsman;161,356,357 married William Thompson Moxley 24 Apr 1838 at Wilson County, Tennessee; by M. L. Cartwright, minister of the gospel;161,356,357 died 15 May 1889 at Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, at age 68.158

Her married name was Elizabeth Moxley.

William Thompson Moxley was born on 8 Mar 1817 at Wilson County, Tennessee.158 He appeared on the census of 8 Jun 1870 at Tucker's Cross Road, Wilson County, Tennessee.358 He died on 16 Dec 1897 at Kaufman County, Texas, at age 80.158

The five known children of Elizabeth5 Coe and William Thompson Moxley were as follows:

bullet+ 280 i. James R.6 Moxley, born 29 May 1839 at Wilson County, Tennessee; married Elizabeth M. Baker.
bullet+ 281 ii. John Shelby Moxley, born 1 Mar 1844 at Wilson County, Tennessee; married Nancy Alice Robertson.
bullet+ 282 iii. William Burr Moxley, married Caroline Robertson; born 9 Aug 1848 at Wilson County, Tennessee; married Louisa McClelan; married Ophelia Geislon.
bullet+ 283 iv. Thomas Claude Moxley, born 17 May 1851 at Wilson County, Tennessee; married Mary Caroline West.
bullet284 v. Nancy A. Moxley; born circa 1853 at Wilson County, Tennessee.358,359

84. James Rather5 Coe (Patsey P.4Rather, James3, James2, Samuel1); born 1819 at Wilson County, Tennessee;160 he and Martha Irby obtained a marriage license 20 Dec 1843 at Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee;360 married Martha Irby 27 Dec 1843 at Wilson County, Tennessee; by Jas. P. Scott, JP of Wilson County.361,360

He appeared on the census of 1860 at Wilson County, Tennessee.157 He appeared on the census of 11 Jun 1870 at Shop Springs, Wilson County, Tennessee; He is a farmer, has $2000 in property.362

Martha Irby was born circa 1822.7

The seven known children of James Rather5 Coe and Martha Irby all born at Wilson County, Tennessee, were as follows:

bullet285 i. Sarah E.6 Coe; born circa 1846;160 married John H. Smith 12 May 1864 at Wilson County, Tennessee.363

Her married name was Sarah E. Smith.

bullet286 ii. Josephine Coe; born circa 1848.160
bullet+ 287 iii. Alford J. Coe, born circa 1849; married Fannie (--?--).
bullet+ 288 iv. Martha Ann Coe, born circa 1845; married Washington Lafayette Lain.
bullet289 v. Sapho Coe; born circa 1853.157
bullet290 vi. Jane Coe; born circa 1855.157
bullet291 vii. James Coe; born 1859.157

85. Martha5 Coe (Patsey P.4Rather, James3, James2, Samuel1); born circa 1822 at Wilson County, Tennessee;7 she and an unknown person obtained a marriage license 4 Apr 1842 at Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee;364 married Barton S. Green 6 Apr 1842 at Wilson County, Tennessee; by Shelah Waters, J.P. for W. County.161,365,366

Her married name was Martha Green. She appeared on the census of 1860 at Wilson County, Tennessee.367

There were no known children of Martha5 Coe and the unknown spouse mentioned above.

Barton S. Green was also known as B. L. Green.7 He was born circa 1818 at Tennessee.367 He and an unknown person obtained a marriage license on 4 Apr 1842 at Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee.364 He appeared on the census of 11 Jun 1870 at Shop Springs, Wilson County, Tennessee.368

The eight known children of Martha5 Coe and Barton S. Green were as follows:

bullet292 i. Thomas6 Green; born circa 1843 at Wilson County, Tennessee.367
bullet293 ii. William Green; born circa 1846 at Wilson County, Tennessee.367
bullet294 iii. Erastus Green; born circa 1848 at Wilson County, Tennessee.367
bullet295 iv. Gustus Green; born circa 1852 at Wilson County, Tennessee.367
bullet296 v. Wilson Green; born circa 1856 at Wilson County, Tennessee.367
bullet297 vi. John J. Green; born circa 1859 at Wilson County, Tennessee.367
bullet298 vii. Elmore Green; born circa 1864 at Wilson County, Tennessee.368
bullet299 viii. Mardin Green; born circa 1868 at Shop Springs, Wilson County, Tennessee.368

90. Rev. John William5 Mills (James4, Karon Happock3Rather, James2, Samuel1); born 2 Apr 1819 at Elbert County, Georgia;40 married Sara Elizabeth Chambers circa 1840 at Georgia;40 married Martha Elvira Ferguson 1 Jun 1847 at Albany, Georgia; the bride was "of" Florida;39 died 6 Jul 1874 at Shelby County, Texas, at age 55.40

He and Martha Elvira Ferguson were was enumerated in the in 1850 census in at Gadsden County, Florida.39

Sara Elizabeth Chambers died on 15 Jan 1841; 11 days after the birth of her only child, from septic fever.39

The only known child of Rev. John William5 Mills and Sara Elizabeth Chambers was:

bullet+ 300 i. James Joseph Moses6 Mills, born 4 Jan 1841 at Lovejoy, Fayette County, Georgia; married Rebecca Anna Sterns.

Martha Elvira Ferguson was born in 1828.39 She died in 1923.39

The nine known children of Rev. John William5 Mills and Martha Elvira Ferguson were as follows:

bullet301 i. Georgia6 Mills.
bullet302 ii. Sallie Mills.
bullet303 iii. Mollie Mills.
bullet304 iv. Gussie Mills.
bullet305 v. John William Mills.
bullet306 vi. Robert Mills.
bullet307 vii. Nannie Lou Mills.
bullet308 viii. Minnie Lee Mills.
bullet309 ix. Ellie Mills.

97. John Daniel5 Rather (John Taylor4, Daniel3, William2, Samuel1); born 7 Jan 1823 at Somerville, Morgan County, Alabama;163,170,183,369 married Jane Charlotte Keyes 26 Jan 1843 at Athens, Limestone County, Alabama;163,44,170,40 married Sarah Letitia Pearsall 21 Feb 1856 at South Florence, Colbert County, Alabama;370,44,170 died 4 Mar 1910 at Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama, at age 87;183,369 buried at Tuscumbia Cemetery, Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama.185

He was educated at East Tennessee College, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee; (did not graduate).371,170 He was lawyer, circuit judge in 1843 at Tuscumbia, Morgan County, Alabama.371,170 He John D. Rather's stock mark is a crop and a hole in the right and a slit in the left ear on 30 Jul 1845 at Morgan County, Alabama.372 He did military service Brigadier General of Militia; formed in Morgan & Blount Counties in 1846 at Alabama.170 He was elected between 1849 and 1852 at House of Representatives, Alabama.170 He appeared on the census of 1850 at Morgan County, Alabama.177 He was elected between 1851 and 1852; Speaker of the House.170 He was elected between 1857 and 1860 at Senate, Alabama.170 He was elected between 1859 and 1860 at President of the Senate, Alabama.170 He appeared on the census of 1860 at Morgan County, Alabama; attorney; property valued 20,000/25,000.373 He #542, Acts of Alabama: "John D. Rather authorized to draw said sum of money for relief of Sowell Jennings. . " in 1860 at Alabama.374 He was attorney in 1860.370 He was ". . . during the War Between the States I was for a short time Judge of the Circuit Court in this Circuit where THos. H. Heath was governor . . " between 1862 and 1864 at Alabama.170 He resided between Dec 1864 and 1901 at Tuscumbia, Morgan County, Alabama; "am now in my 79th year of age, living in retirement at my home in Tuscumbia, where I have resided since December 1864."170 He was elected between 1878 and 1881 at Senate, Alabama.170 He was elected between 1880 and 1881 at President of the Senate, Alabama; "Editors Advertisor: This distinguished citizen of Alabama, Senator from Colbert county, will be supported for President of the Senate, at the approaching session of the General Assembly. The State will be honored when John D. Rather comsents to again be President of the Senate. He was President of the same body, twenty years ago, before the toxin of war had sounded its loud alarums. He is, in every sense of the word, a typical Southern gentleman, a finished scholar, a parliamentarian in every particular, and is possessed of that peculiar gift of magnetism which enables him to call a member to "order," and at the same time impress the offending member with the belief that the presiding officer is bestowing upon him a great comliment. He is quick with the gavel, but seldom uses it, and, being thoroughly cognizant of the duties of the chair, dispatches business reapidly, but safely. And last, but not least, Alabama does not contain within all her generous borders, a nobler son than John D. Rather. SCUTH." [Montgomery Advertiser Mail, 29 Aug 1880; p2 c5&6].170,375 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Colbert County, Alabama.376

Jane Charlotte Keyes was born in 1827 at Alabama.163 She died in Mar 1853 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana; "after a long and painful illness."377

The five known children of John Daniel5 Rather and Jane Charlotte Keyes were as follows:

bullet+ 310 i. George Taylor6 Rather, born 5 Jan 1844 at Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama; married Fannie Godley.
bullet+ 311 ii. Silas Parsons Rather, born 18 Feb 1846 at Somerville, Morgan County, Alabama; married Annie Dixon Kirby.
bullet+ 312 iii. Eldon Rutledge Rather, born 23 Nov 1848 at Alabama; married Julia Cooper.
bullet313 iv. John Taylor Rather; born circa May 1850 at Morgan County, Alabama;163 died circa 1855; in infancy.44,378
bullet314 v. Mattie Keyes Rather; died; in infancy;44 born circa 1852 at Colbert County, Alabama.44

Sarah Letitia Pearsall was born on 1 Jun 1834 at Alabama.183,369 She died on 1 Nov 1893 at Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama, at age 59.183,369 She was buried at Tuscumbia Cemetery, Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama.185

The eight known children of John Daniel5 Rather and Sarah Letitia Pearsall were as follows:

bullet+ 315 i. Henry Chambers6 Rather, born 12 Jan 1857 at Alabama; married Eliza Jabine.
bullet+ 316 ii. Ella Pearsall Rather, born 6 Sep 1859 at Alabama; married James T. Kirk.
bullet317 iii. Jane Keyes Rather; died circa 1860; in infancy;44 born circa 1860.
bullet318 iv. Anne Eva Rather; born 18 Feb 1865 at Colbert County, Alabama;44 married John B. Weakley 30 Jun 1891;83,44,369 died after 1965; she celebrated her 100th birthday in Birmingham.379 Her married name was Anne Eva Weakley. She and John B. Weakley had no.369 She resided in 1920 at Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama.44
bullet319 v. Charles Courtenay Rather; born 19 Sep 1866 at Colbert County, Alabama;44 died 1 Dec 1910 at Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Knox County, Tennessee, at age 44;380 died 3 Dec 1910 at Colbert County, Alabama, at age 44; tombstone says December 1st ?;44 buried at Tuscumbia Cemetery, Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama.185
bullet320 vi. Pearsall Rather; born 16 Dec 1869 at Colbert County, Alabama;44 died 15 Apr 1894 at Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama, at age 24;44,185 buried after 15 Apr 1894 at Tuscumbia Cemetery, Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama.185 He was graduated at U of Alabama, Alabama; A.B.44 He he and James T. Kirk [his brother-in-law] witnessed the will of Toney Kirk on 1 Jul 1893 at Colbert County, Alabama.381 He while proving the will of Toney Kirk, it was stated that "Pearsall Rather is now dead" on 14 May 1895 at Colbert County, Alabama.381
bullet+ 321 vii. John Daniel Rather Jr., born 30 Mar 1876 at Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama; married Nona Pratt.
bullet322 viii. Mary Wallace Rather; born 30 Mar 1876 at Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama;44 died 24 Dec 1881 at Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama, at age 5; "she died when she was five years old;"44,379 buried after 24 Dec 1881 at Tuscumbia Cemetery, Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama.185

98. William Samuel5 Rather (James4, Daniel3, William2, Samuel1); born 8 Mar 1824 at Mississippi;7,382 born circa 1826 at Alabama;180 married Mary Shipman 8 Jan 1846 at Walker County, Texas;7 died 1897.383

He was Merchant at Belton, Texas.7 He was Sheriff at Bell County, Texas.382 He resided in 1855 at Belton, Bell County, Texas. He appeared on the census of 1860 at Belton, Bell County, Texas; Merchant.373 He began military service in 1864 at Bell County, Texas; Captain, Company B, 4th TX Cavalry. He appeared on the census of 1870 at Bell County, Texas.271

Mary Shipman was born in 1834 at Texas.7

The seven known children of William Samuel5 Rather and Mary Shipman were as follows:

bullet+ 323 i. Bette Augusta6 Rather, born circa 1853 at Houston, Harris County, Texas; married Robert Carter Nelson.
bullet324 ii. Frank Taylor Rather; born circa 1854 at Houston, Harris County, Texas.270
bullet325 iii. Sam Rather; born circa 1858 at Belton, Bell County, Texas.270 He was also known as William Samuel Rather Jr.383
bullet326 iv. Dick Rather; born May 1860 at Belton, Bell County, Texas.270
bullet327 v. Herbert Rather; born circa 1863 at Texas.271 He was also known as Phillip Herbert Rather.383
bullet328 vi. Mary Rather; born circa 1867 at Texas.271
bullet329 vii. Margaretta Kelley Rather; born circa 1869 at Texas.271 She also went by the name of "Maggie Rather."271

99. Mary Frances5 Rather (James4, Daniel3, William2, Samuel1); born circa 1826 at Mississippi;7 married Abram Morrice Gentry, son of Joseph Combs Gentry and Mary Van Meter, 29 Oct 1844 at Texas.7

She was also known as Mary J. Rather.180 Her married name was Mary Frances Gentry.

Abram Morrice Gentry. "He was a merchant, government contractor, manager of transportation of Confederate Government and railroad promoter and builder. He built the Texas and New Orleans railroad from Houston to Orange, and the Texas Western from Houston to Sealy, Texas."384 He was born in May 1823 at Brookville, Indiana.384

The four known children of Mary Frances5 Rather and Abram Morrice Gentry all born at Houston, Harris County, Texas, were as follows:

bullet330 i. Charles Ruthven6 Gentry; born 30 Sep 1845;40 died 14 Oct 1883 at age 38.384
bullet+ 331 ii. Mary Virginia Gentry, born 3 Dec 1849; married Jedediah Waldo.
bullet+ 332 iii. Cora Nina Gentry, born 16 Apr 1854; married N. H. Worley.
bullet333 iv. Alonzo Mills Gentry; born 25 Sep 1856;40 died Apr 1898 at age 41.384

104. Dr. Daniel5 Rather (William4, Daniel3, William2, Samuel1); born 28 Jun 1812 at Alabama;258,385 married Eliza Jane Kirksey 9 Mar 1840 at Talladega County, Alabama; married by Thomas Lynch;258 died 3 Aug 1884 at Shelbyville Cemetery, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Texas, at age 72.385

He was physician.163 He appeared on the census of 1850 at Talladega County, Alabama.177 He appeared on the census of 1860 at Shelby County, Texas.258 He appeared on the census of 1870 at Shelby County, Texas; family 3; farmer; $4,000/1,000.271

Eliza Jane Kirksey. Her married name was Eliza J. Brock.258 She was born on 23 Dec 1824 at Alabama; Birth date is from joint headstone of she and her husband. The death date is added in, from a different hand. The assumption has been made that the original stone was carved in Eliza's lifetime, and that she was the source of the information, so a greater degree of credence has been assigned to it.258,385 She died on 19 May 1913 at Shelbyville, Shelby County, Texas, at age 88; "The sweet remembrances of the just, Shall flourish when they sleep in the dust."385 She was buried after 19 May 1913 at Shelbyville Cemetery, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Texas.385

The seven known children of Dr. Daniel5 Rather and Eliza Jane Kirksey were as follows:

bullet+ 334 i. Mary E.6 Rather, born 1842 at Talladega County, Alabama; married Col. S. W. Blount.
bullet+ 335 ii. Frances Rebecca Rather, born circa 1844 at Talladega County, Alabama; married Dr. John Burgamy Bussey.
bullet336 iii. Sarah E. Rather; born 1846 at Talladega County, Alabama;386 died before 1860; not enumerated in 1860.386
bullet337 iv. William J. Rather; born 16 Apr 1848 at Talladega County, Alabama;258 died 7 Apr 1891 at Shelbyville, Shelby County, Texas, at age 42;387 buried after 7 Apr 1891 at Shelbyville Cemetery, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Texas; "After life's fitful fever he rests in peace."385 He never married.388
bullet+ 338 v. John Taylor Rather, born circa 1850 at Talladega County, Alabama.
bullet+ 339 vi. Margaret Alberta Rather, born 30 Sep 1853 at Shelby County, Texas; married John Calhoun Pullen.
bullet340 vii. Jimmy J. Rather; married Peter Roberts;388 born circa 1857 at Texas.258

105. James Adair5 Rather (William4, Daniel3, William2, Samuel1); born circa 1810 at Alabama or Tennessee;389 married Dicea Matilda Minor circa 1830;389 died Jul 1859 at Evansville, Washington County, Arkansas.389

He was named on a tax list in 1837 at Washington County, Arkansas.17

Dicea Matilda Minor. Her married name was Dicea Matilda Rather. She and George Rather sold land on 3 Sep 1864 at Washington County, Arkansas;

"This deed made the 3d day of September in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty four between Dicy Matilda Rather and George Rather of the County of Washington and State of Arkansas of the first part and Dryden Dold of the County of Washington and State of Arkansas of the second part. Witnesseth that the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars to them in hand paid by the said D. Dold at and before the canceling and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged and thereof and therefrom doth by these presents acquit and discharge the said party of the second part his heirs Executors and Administrators and assigns have greater bargained and sold delivered premisses released and confirmed and by these presents doth fully freely and absoluteley grant bargain sell remise release and confirm unto the said party of the second part and to his heirs and assignees forever the following described tract or parcel of land (viz) the South West Quarter of the South West quarter of Section Twenty two in Township Fourteen North of Range thirty two west of the fifth principal meridian. And also the South East Quarter oof the South West quarter of Section Twenty two in Township fourteen North of Range thirty two West all in the District of Land subject to sale at Fayetteville Arkansas containing in all eighty acres (80) together with all and singular the Sireditaments (????) and appertanances whatsoever to the said tract of land and premises belonging or in any wise appertaining and the revisions and revisions remainder and remainders rents issues and profits thereof and every part and fore-- thereof and also all the estate right little interest proper to possession claim and demand whatsoever of the said party of the first part of in and to the same or any part or pacel thereof to have and to hold the said above descebed tracts or parcel of land with her and every of her sights members and appertainances unto the law party of the second part his heirs Executors and Administrators doth covenant promise grant and agree to and with the said party of the second part his heirs & assigns by these presents that they the said party of the first part and their heirs the said above mentioned tract or parcel of land Creditriments and promises hereby granted or sanctioned or inbended at to be with the appertinances unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns against them the said party of the first part and their heirs and against all and -------- lawfully claiming the same shall and will rep---- and ---- defend by these presents. In testimony whereof the said Dicy Matilda

Rather and George Rather do hereunto set their hand ----- day and date above written.
Dicy Matilda ( mark ) Rather
George Rather -----
Signed seald and delivered in the presence of ----------------."390

She died after 1880 at Evansville, Washington County, Arkansas.

The seven known children of James Adair5 Rather and Dicea Matilda Minor were as follows:

bullet341 i. William T.6 Rather; born 1832.

He appeared on the census of 1850 at Boonesboro, Washington County, Arkansas.391 He was tailor in 1850.391 He appeared on the census of 1850 at Boonesboro, Washington County, Arkansas; He was working as a tailor.392 He sold land after 1854 at Washington County, Arkansas; to satisfy debt to grandfather, Samuel Minor. He homesteaded on 15 Nov 1854 at T14N R32W SWNW Sec27, Washington County, Arkansas.393 He was enumerated on a census dated on 11 Jul 1860 at Pajaro Township, Monterey County, California, he is living in the household of Joseph H. Lawn, aged 20 born Illinois & Rhoda A. Lawn, aged 14, born in Illinois. Joseph is a farmer, and William's occupation is laborer. He is 28 years old, born in Arkansas.[note: the post office for this area is Watsonville, in Santa Cruz County.].394 He sold land on 28 Aug 1860 at SW of the W of S27 T14N R32W, Washington County, Arkansas; Sheriff's sale of property belonging to William Rather, to satisfy a debt he owes to Samuel Minor in the amount of $80.50. The land was 40 acres, the SW of the W f S27 T14N R32W. It was sold to Thomas F. Reed.395

bullet+ 342 ii. Barbara Rather, born 20 Feb 1839 at Evansville, Washington County, Arkansas; married Thomas Francis Reed.
bullet+ 343 iii. John M. Rather, born 1841 at Evansville, Washington County, Arkansas; married Lucinda Cavin.
bullet+ 344 iv. George Rather, born 5 Sep 1848 at Evansville, Washington County, Arkansas; married Irena Whinery; married Mary Elizabeth Stout.
bullet+ 345 v. Frances Taylor Rather, born 20 Sep 1850 at Boonesboro, Washington County, Arkansas; married Robert Henry Stout.
bullet346 vi. Dicy J. Rather; born circa 1857 at Washington County, Arkansas;396 she and R. H. White obtained a marriage license 3 Sep 1880 at Washington County, Arkansas; he was aged 21, and she 22; they were both of Boonesboro;397 married R. H. White 5 Oct 1880 at Washington County, Arkansas; by J. F. Reagin (it was most likely the 5th of September).398
bullet+ 347 vii. Kizzie R. Rather, born Mar 1859 at Washington County, Arkansas; married Ambrose King Reed.

106. Frances Ann5 Rather (William4, Daniel3, William2, Samuel1); buried 28 Dec 18-- at Elliott Cemetery, Trinity, Lawrence County, Alabama;399 died 28 Dec 18-- at Trinity, Lawrence County, Alabama;400 born 13 Jun 1814;401,402 married Samuel Elliott Jr. 30 Aug 1831 at Morgan County, Alabama; by Charles W. Peters, Judge C. C. (bk A p.195).401

Samuel Elliott Jr was born on 15 Nov 1809.400 He died on 16 Jul 1870 at Trinity, Lawrence County, Alabama, at age 60.400 He was buried on 16 Jul 1870 at Elliott Cemetery, Trinity, Lawrence County, Alabama; "he was a good citizen."400

The two known children of Frances Ann5 Rather and Samuel Elliott Jr. both born at Lawrence County, Alabama, were as follows:

bullet348 i. Leonidus6 Elliott; born 22 Feb 1836;399 died 1 May 1869 at Trinity, Lawrence County, Alabama, at age 33.399 Lawrence County probates were searched for a time following his death, but none was found. The index pages A-I were missing.403
bullet349 ii. Mary F. Elliott; born 1843;399 married John Acklin Turner 26 Jul 1861 at Lawrence County, Alabama;404,405 buried 6 May 1910 at Smyrna Baptist Church Cemetery, Smyrna, Lawrence County, Alabama; ? Is this her? born 25 Aug 1844 - 6 May 1910.404

111. Sarah Jane5 Wrather (William4, Jesse3Rather, William2, Samuel1); born 23 Mar 1824 at Calloway County, Kentucky;79 married Joseph Newton Radford 7 Oct 1841 at Calloway County, Kentucky; by C. Cole; consent given by father;223,406,407,408 died 19 Aug 1896 at Calloway County, Kentucky, at age 72.79

Joseph Newton Radford was born on 15 Aug 1817 at Tennessee.408,409,79 He appeared on the census of 1860 at Calloway County, Kentucky; He is a farmer, owns $3200 in real and $3950 in personal property.410 He appeared on the census of 6 Jun 1870 at Brewers Mill, Marshall County, Kentucky; Family #124. He ws a farmer, owned property valued at $3500, $1000 personal property. Also in the household was Jane Nance, 27 black, who was a housekeeper. Her children (presumably) were Jim B. 8, Jack 6, and Peter 4.411 He appeared on the census of 1 Jun 1880 at Nicholas Dist., Marshall County, Kentucky; also in the household is a sister, Clementine Reed, 71, a seamstress.412 He died on 10 Jun 1887 at Calloway County, Kentucky, at age 69.79

The 12 known children of Sarah Jane5 Wrather and Joseph Newton Radford all born at Calloway County, Kentucky, were as follows:

bullet+ 350 i. Joseph Samuel6 Radford, born 9 Jun 1852; married Sarah V. Hill.
bullet351 ii. Nicholas Marshall Radford; born 27 Jul 1855.413
bullet+ 352 iii. Sarah Jane Radford, born 6 Dec 1857; married James W. Smith.
bullet353 iv. James M. Radford; born circa 1843.410
bullet+ 354 v. Cynthia E. Radford, born circa Aug 1845; married Ervin P. Nance.
bullet+ 355 vi. Eliza C. Radford, born circa 1847; married Eli Crowell.
bullet356 vii. William A. Radford; born circa 1850.410
bullet357 viii. George W. Radford; born circa Feb 1855;414 died 1 Sep 1855 at Calloway County, Kentucky; of croup, aged 7 months.414
bullet358 ix. George A. Radford; born circa Dec 1859;410 married Georgie A. Austin 7 Dec 1881 at at W. C. Austin's, the bride's father, Marshall County, Kentucky; by J. B. Fletcher, M. G. Witnesses were J. E. Barker, A. G. Wallice.415
bullet359 x. Mary A. Radford; born circa Dec 1859;410 married William N. McGee 7 Mar 1888 at at the bride's home, Marshall County, Kentucky; by N. S. Castleberry. Witnesses were Dr. B. T. Hall and Elder T. M. McGee.416
bullet+ 360 xi. Marillah A. Radford, born 11 Jul 1862; married Ianthus Franklin Barker.
bullet361 xii. Susan E. Radford; born circa 1865.411

112. William M.5 Wrather (William4, Jesse3Rather, William2, Samuel1); born circa 1827 at Calloway County, Kentucky;198 married Eliza A. Beach before 1850 at Calloway County, Kentucky;413 died 1855 at Calloway County, Kentucky;417,198 buried 1855 at Asbury Cemetery, Calloway County, Kentucky.198

He appeared on the census of 1850 at Calloway County, Kentucky.418

Eliza A. Beach. Her married name was Eliza A. Wrather. Her married name was Eliza A. Ezell. She was born circa 1829 at Calloway County, Kentucky.413,223 She resided on 27 Apr 1856 at Smith County, Tennessee.223 She married C. A. Ezell on 27 Apr 1856 at Calloway County, Kentucky; He was 43, a widow, residing in Knox County, Tennessee. The bride was 27, living in Smith County, Tennessee. Both were born in Calloway County.406,407 She appeared on the census of 1870 at Marshall County, Kentucky; with James Riley, 68 SC, Amanda E. Riley 22 KY, Andy J. Bumpass 12 KY.419

The two known children of William M.5 Wrather and Eliza A. Beach both born at Calloway County, Kentucky, were as follows:

bullet+ 362 i. John L.6 Wrather, born 15 Jun 1851; married Amanda E. Riley; married Susan C. (--?--); divorced Amanda E. Riley.
bullet363 ii. Perlina P. Wrather; born 20 Sep 1852.413

She was also known as Paulina P. Wrather.413

113. Lewis Lafayette5 Wrather (William4, Jesse3Rather, William2, Samuel1); born 31 Oct 1829 at Calloway County, Kentucky;294,406,56,198,79 married Mary E. Stone 22 Aug 1854 at Calloway County, Kentucky; The groom was 24 and the bride 18, both born and residing in Calloway County;40,294,223,406,420 died 23 Dec 1887 at Calloway County, Kentucky, at age 58;198,79 buried after 23 Dec 1887 at Asbury Cemetery, Calloway County, Kentucky;198 died 24 Dec 1887 at age 58.56

He was also known as Lafayette Wrather.421 He was also known as Louis L. Wrather.198 He filed a land patent on 1 Sep 1860 at Sebastian County, Arkansas; SESW & SWSE T5N R30W S11, 5th Principal Meridian, containing 82.34 acres. The patent was cancelled.422 He filed a land patent on 20 Jun 1870 at Sebastian County, Arkansas; SESW & SWSE T5N R30W S4, 5th Principal Meridian, containing 82.34 acres.423 He appeared on the census of 25 Aug 1870 at Cold Water, Calloway County, Kentucky.424 He appeared on the census of Jun 1880 at Calloway County, Kentucky.294,425

Mary E. Stone. Her married name was Mary E. Wrather. She was born on 26 Dec 1835 at Calloway County, Kentucky.294,426,413,198,420 She died on 24 Apr 1910 at Coldwater, Calloway County, Kentucky, at age 74.198,427 She was buried after 24 Apr 1910 at Asbury Cemetery, Calloway County, Kentucky.198 She was obituary on 5 May 1910 at Calloway County, Kentucky; "Mrs. Mary Wrather, of Coldwater, died Sunday at the age of 74 years. The funeral and burial took place at Asbury cemetery. Mrs. Wrather was a highly esteemed woman. William Stone, of Murray, her nephew, attended the funeral."427

The nine known children of Lewis Lafayette5 Wrather and Mary E. Stone were as follows:

bullet364 i. James William6 Wrather; born 3 Aug 1855 at Calloway County, Kentucky;294,413,198 died 3 Apr 1892 at Coldwater, Calloway County, Kentucky, at age 36; Died Sunday morning, of consumption. He left a mother, brothers and sisters. He was "of" Mayfield;421,198 buried at Asbury Cemetery, Calloway County, Kentucky.198   He dealt in groceries in Jun 1880 at Calloway County, Kentucky.425 He resided before 1892 at Mayfield, Graves County, Kentucky.428
bullet365 ii. Paulina L. Wrather; born circa 1859 at Kentucky.294
bullet366 iii. Salina J. Wrather; born 28 Jul 1861 at Calloway County, Kentucky;429,430 died 13 Aug 1911 at Calloway County, Kentucky, at age 50;198 buried after 13 Aug 1911 at Asbury Cemetery, Calloway County, Kentucky.198
bullet367 iv. George E. Logan Wrather; born 28 Aug 1865 at Kentucky; "son of Lafayette and Mary;"294,431,432 died 21 May 1946 at Asbury Cemetery, Calloway County, Kentucky, at age 80.198,433,434 He was also known as Logan Wrather.79 He was newspaper on 27 Oct 1909 at Mayfield Messenger, Mayfield, Graves County, Kentucky; "Claude Smith is having some nice houses built. Logan Wrather has the contract to build them."435 As of 1920, the address of George E. Logan Wrather was 102 Fifth St., Murray, Calloway County, Kentucky.436 He appeared on the census of 1920 at Murray, Calloway County, Kentucky; lodges with J.C. Langston.436
bullet368 v. Jesse Rowland Wrather; born 13 Aug 1867 at Kentucky;294,198 buried after 5 Feb 1939 at Asbury Cemetery, Calloway County, Kentucky;198 died 6 Feb 1939 at Calloway County, Kentucky, at age 71.437,438 He was also known as James R. Wrather.294 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Calloway County, Kentucky.426 He appeared on the census of 1920 at Calloway County, Kentucky; lodges with, cousin, James M. Cunningham.436
bullet369 vi. Lewis G. Wrather; born Oct 1873 at Kentucky.294
bullet370 vii. Sarah H. Wrather; born 1875 at Kentucky.294
bullet371 viii. John Marshall Wrather; born 2 May 1857 at Calloway County, Kentucky;413 born 3 May 1857;198 died 12 Aug 1857 at Calloway County, Kentucky;198 buried after 12 Aug 1857 at Ezell Cemetery, Calloway County, Kentucky.198
bullet372 ix. Julia F. Wrather; born 13 Nov 1863 at Calloway County, Kentucky;198 died 10 Jun 1864 at Calloway County, Kentucky;198 buried after 10 Jun 1864 at Ezell Cemetery, Calloway County, Kentucky; She is presumed to be of this family. She is buried with John Marshall Wrather, who is also buried in this small cemetery in the same time frame. There is also a gap at this time in births in the family.198

114. Eliza P.5 Wrather (William4, Jesse3Rather, William2, Samuel1); born circa 1832 at Calloway County, Kentucky;7 married Edward G. Magness 12 Dec 1852 at Calloway County, Kentucky; He was 22, born in Calloway County but residing in Williamson County, Tennessee. She was 21, born and resides in Calloway.413,407

Edward G. Magness was born circa 1830 at Calloway County, Kentucky.413,439 He resided on 12 Dec 1852 at Williamson County, Tennessee.223 He appeared on the census of 1860 at Calloway County, Kentucky; He was a merchant and farmer, had $730 in real property and $225 in personal property.409

The nine known children of Eliza P.5 Wrather and Edward G. Magness were as follows:

bullet373 i. Sarah A.6 Magness; born circa 1854 at Calloway County, Kentucky.409
bullet374 ii. James F. Magness; born circa 1855 at Calloway County, Kentucky.409
bullet375 iii. William Robert Magness; born 30 Jan 1857 at Calloway County, Kentucky.413
bullet376 iv. Calvin Harris Magness; born 20 Mar 1859 at Calloway County, Kentucky.413
bullet377 v. John Marshall Magness; born after 1860.440
bullet378 vi. Thomas Magness; born after 1860.440
bullet379 vii. Edward Charles Magness; born after 1860.440
bullet380 viii. Cora Etta Magness; born after 1860.440
bullet381 ix. Henry Magness; born after 1860.440

115. Calvin T.5 Wrather (William4, Jesse3Rather, William2, Samuel1); born 21 Oct 1833;198,441,442 born 21 Nov 1833 at Kentucky;294,56,79 married Lusetta C. Dulaney, daughter of Davis B. Dulaney and Altena Jackson Gordon, 18 Jan 1868 at Kentucky;294,443 died 9 Jan 1890 at Calloway County, Kentucky, at age 56;56,79 buried 9 Jan 1890 at Asbury Cemetery, Calloway County, Kentucky; listed as G. T. Wrather.444,441

He appeared on the census of 1880 at Calloway County, Kentucky.294,445

Lusetta C. Dulaney was also known as Lucy Dulaney.198 Her married name was Lusetta C. Wrather. She was born on 16 Jan 1844 at Calloway County, Kentucky.294,426,413,198 She appeared on the census of 1900 at Calloway County, Kentucky.446 She died on 17 Jan 1909 at Calloway County, Kentucky, at age 65.198 She was buried at Asbury Cemetery, Calloway County, Kentucky; her obituary calls it Kirksey Cemetery.198,447 She was obituary on 21 Jan 1909 at Calloway County, Kentucky; "Mrs. Lucy Wrather, aged 70,died at her home near Kirksey of pneumonia. Her two sons, John and Will Wrather are prominent farmers. The burial was at Kirksey Cemetery."447

The eight known children of Calvin T.5 Wrather and Lusetta C. Dulaney were as follows:

bullet+ 382 i. Charley Henry Thomas6 Wrather, born 21 Nov 1864; married Eudora Churchill Smith.
bullet+ 383 ii. John W. Wrather, born 4 Nov 1867 at Calloway County, Kentucky; married Lizzie Cora Palmer.
bullet+ 384 iii. William A. Wrather, married Ola E. Laurence; born 10 Aug 1870 at Kentucky.
bullet+ 385 iv. Sarah Alice Wrather, born 8 Jan 1876 at Calloway County, Kentucky; married Charles Henry Palmer.
bullet386 v. Edison Wrather; born circa 1879 at Calloway County, Kentucky.294
bullet387 vi. Fanny Wrather; born May 1883 at Kentucky.426
bullet388 vii. Josiah Wrather; born Dec 1867 at Tennessee.448
bullet389 viii. un-named Wrather; born 28 Jun 1874 at Calloway County, Kentucky;413 died 28 Jun 1874 at Calloway County, Kentucky.413

116. Caleb H.5 Wrather (William4, Jesse3Rather, William2, Samuel1); born Apr 1836 at Calloway County, Kentucky;294,301,223 married Martha J. McElrath 19 Oct 1859 at Calloway County, Kentucky; The groom was 24, born in Calloway County; the bride 29, born in Marshall County. Both resided in Calloway County;294,406,407 died 17 Aug 1918 at Graves County, Kentucky, at age 82.449

He appeared on the census of 1860 at Calloway County, Kentucky.450 He appeared on the census of 1870 at Marshall County, Kentucky.271,451 He appeared on the census of 22 Jun 1880 at Darnell Pct., Marshall County, Kentucky.452,453 He appeared in a court record on 23 Apr 1890 at Graves County, Kentucky; served as a member of the grand jury.428 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Graves County, Kentucky; also: Lee Magness, 16, Sep 1884 KY, niece.301 The Clinton, Graves County, Kentucky, newspaper reported on 3 Nov 1904 that Caleb H. Wrather, along with [w] were mentioned as attending the birthday celebration of Jim Boyd.454

Martha J. McElrath. Her married name was Martha J. Wrather. She was born in 1840 at Marshall County, Kentucky.294,406 She appeared on the census of 1920 at Graves County, Kentucky; enumerated with son-in-law, Henry C. Richarson.436 She died on 11 Aug 1925 at Graves County, Kentucky.455

The eight known children of Caleb H.5 Wrather and Martha J. McElrath were as follows:

bullet390 i. Sarah J.6 Wrather; born 31 Aug 1860 at Kentucky.294,56  She was unmarried in 1900.301
bullet391 ii. Mary R. Wrather; born circa 1864 at Kentucky;294 married S. J. Gardner 14 Dec 1882 at at the bride's father's, Marshall County, Kentucky; by George Sweeney MG. Witnesses were H. F. Wolverton and Jas. McElrath.456
bullet+ 392 iii. Laura L. Wrather, married W. T. Parham; born 1869 at Kentucky.
bullet393 iv. John Wrather; born circa 1872 at Kentucky.294
bullet+ 394 v. Eliza A. Wrather, married James Gabriel Boyd; born 7 Sep 1876 at Marshall County, Kentucky.
bullet+ 395 vi. George Oscar Wrather, born 4 Oct 1882 at Calloway County, Kentucky; married Maude Simson Duke.
bullet396 vii. Pearl Wrather; born Oct 1884 at Kentucky.301
bullet+ 397 viii. Fayette Wrather, born 25 Aug 1871 at Kentucky; married Elizabeth Bishop.

117. Mary Elizabeth5 Wrather (William4, Jesse3Rather, William2, Samuel1); married Newton Marine;7 born circa 1838 at Calloway County, Kentucky.7

The three known children of Mary Elizabeth5 Wrather and Newton Marine were as follows:

bullet+ 398 i. Sarah Ida6 Marine, born 11 Dec 1874; married John Randolph Davidson.
bullet399 ii. J. Newton Marine; born 9 Aug 1876 at Calloway County, Kentucky.457
bullet400 iii. Murine Marine; born 22 Dec 1878 at Calloway County, Kentucky.458

118. Amelia5 Wrather (William4, Jesse3Rather, William2, Samuel1); born circa 1842;7 married Green Lynch after 1860.7

The only known child of Amelia5 Wrather and Green Lynch was:

bullet401 i. C. L.6 Lynch; born 16 Sep 1878 at Calloway County, Kentucky; born to G. A. Lynch & P. C. Wrather.458

120. John Columbus5 Rather (James4, Jesse3, William2, Samuel1); born 9 Sep 1828 at Roane County, Tennessee;8 married Sarah Matilda Taylor 25 Mar 1850 at Mt. Arial, Allen County, Kentucky; by William Blackburn;459,460 married Mary Taylor, daughter of John Taylor and Mary (--?--), 4 Sep 1865 at Chapel Hill, Allen County, Kentucky; by Ben P. Wilson;461,460 died 8 Jun 1914 at Allen County, Kentucky, at age 85;462,463 buried after 8 Jun 1914 at Mt. Gilead Church Cemetery, Scottsville, Allen County, Kentucky.462,464

He appeared on the census of Jun 1860 at Butlersville, Allen County, Kentucky.465 He began military service on 20 Jul 1863; Co. A of the 52nd Mounted Inf. Regiment of KY Volunteers (Union).462 He was milit-pens on 11 Jun 1864; On July 10, 1878, he stated that while at Cynthiana KY on this date, he was "captured by John Morgan's command, and forced to go on the double quick barefooted for 45 miles during which time he was forced to wade several streams some of them waist deep." He was treated at the Franklin KY Post Hospital, and later at Bowling Green.462 He ended military service on 18 Jan 1865 at Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky.462 He appeared on the census of 1870 at Allen County, Kentucky.213 He appeared on the census of 1880 at Butlersville, Allen County, Kentucky.466 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Allen County, Kentucky; married 34 years; 10 children, 8 living.467

Sarah Matilda Taylor died on 12 Nov 1863 at Allen County, Kentucky.462

The six known children of John Columbus5 Rather and Sarah Matilda Taylor were as follows:

bullet402 i. Mary Elizabeth6 Rather; born 23 Feb 1851 at Allen County, Kentucky.468
bullet403 ii. John W. Rather; born 18 Oct 1852 at Middlefork, Allen County, Kentucky;469,413 died 15 Sep 1861 at Allen County, Kentucky, at age 8; died from being kicked by a horse.469
bullet404 iii. Amanda E. Rather; born 15 Oct 1854 at Middlefork, Allen County, Kentucky;468,471 died 25 Feb 1855 at Allen County, Kentucky; born and died in Allen County, aged 4 mos., daughter of John C. & Sarah M. Rather.468,472
bullet+ 405 iv. Andrew Jackson D. Rather, born 5 Jul 1856 at Allen County, Kentucky; married Mary Margaret Lightfoot.
bullet+ 406 v. James G. Hardy Rather, born 5 Mar 1858 at Allen County, Kentucky; married Sarah K. Cline.
bullet+ 407 vi. Asbury H. Rather, born 3 May 1860 at Allen County, Kentucky; married Rebecca Matilda Herald.

Mary Taylor was born on 28 May 1843 at Allen County, Kentucky.462,473,464 She appeared on the census of 1920 at Allen County, Tennessee; with step-son-in-law, Bud Thompson.436 She died on 23 Dec 1921 at Allen County, Kentucky, at age 78.462,474,473,464 She was buried after 23 Dec 1921 at Mt. Gilead Church Cemetery, Scottsville, Allen County, Kentucky.462,464

The seven known children of John Columbus5 Rather and Mary Taylor were as follows:

bullet+ 408 i. Sarah Matilda6 Rather, born 27 Oct 1866 at Chapel Hill, Allen County, Kentucky; married John William Lyles.
bullet+ 409 ii. Frances M. Rather, born 11 Nov 1868 at Allen County, Kentucky; married J. Robert Wade.
bullet+ 410 iii. Beverly Clark Rather, born 9 Sep 1870 at Allen County, Kentucky; married Nora Graves; married Bessie Stamps; married Mary Alice Dennis.
bullet+ 411 iv. Mordica Ham Rather, born 23 Oct 1872 at Allen County, Kentucky; married Jenora Viola Killman.
bullet+ 412 v. Elmira Mary Rather, born 9 Sep 1876 at Allen County, Kentucky; married Bud Thompson.
bullet+ 413 vi. George Wright Rather, married Oveleta Grace; born 30 Aug 1878 at Allen County, Kentucky; married Mary Etta Stamps.
bullet+ 414 vii. Fletcher M. Rather, born 20 Aug 1885 at Allen County, Kentucky; married Mattie E. Hinton.

121. Sarah Letting M.5 Rather (James4, Jesse3, William2, Samuel1); born 3 Mar 1830 at Shelby County, Illinois;8 married John W. Miller 26 Nov 1850.461

The four known children of Sarah Letting M.5 Rather and John W. Miller were as follows:

bullet415 i. M. E. E.6 Miller; born 23 Mar 1852 at Middlefork, Allen County, Kentucky.413
bullet416 ii. George P. Miller; born 7 Jul 1854 at Middlefork, Allen County, Kentucky.413,471
bullet417 iii. W. B. Miller.
bullet418 iv. John A. Miller; born 15 Oct 1857 at Allen County, Kentucky.471

122. Frances Mahala5 Rather (James4, Jesse3, William2, Samuel1); born 3 Mar 1830 at Shelby County, Illinois;8,250 married Stephen Blackburn 6 Dec 1845 at Allen County, Kentucky; by Joseph Skaggs;461,460 died 30 Aug 1902 at Ritchey, Newton County, Missouri, at age 72;475 buried after 30 Aug 1902 at Black Fox Cemetery, Ritchey, Newton County, Missouri.475

She also went by the name of "Fanny."475 She resided in 1869 at Simpson County, Kentucky.475 She resided before 1874 at Lafayette County, Missouri.475

Stephen Blackburn was born on 21 May 1823 at Allen County, Kentucky.475 He began military service on 7 Aug 1863 at Scottsville, Allen County, Kentucky; Co. B, 52nd Regt, KY Mounted Inf Vol. - Corporal.475 He ended military service on 17 Jan 1865 at Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky.475 He died on 16 Feb 1880 at Dover Twp, Lafayette County, Missouri, at age 56.475

The 12 known children of Frances Mahala5 Rather and Stephen Blackburn were as follows:

bullet419 i. M. E.6 Blackburn; born 1846 at Allen County, Kentucky.475
bullet420 ii. Sarah Blackburn; born 11 Apr 1848 at Allen County, Kentucky.475
bullet+ 421 iii. Mary M. Blackburn, born 1 Apr 1849 at Allen County, Kentucky; married William J. Lay.
bullet422 iv. Nancy Elmina Blackburn; born 25 Dec 1852 at Allen County, Kentucky;475 married James Sipes 3 Jul 1873 at Lafayette County, Missouri.475
bullet423 v. James William Blackburn; born 24 Jul 1854 at Allen County, Kentucky;475 married Ellen J. Carr 1 Sep 1877 at Lafayette County, Missouri;475 buried after 16 Sep 1926 at Black Fox Cemetery, Ritchey, Newton County, Missouri;475 died 9 Jul 1927 at Newton County, Missouri, at age 72; from stomach cancer.475

He was farmer.475 He also went by the name of "Bud."475

bullet+ 424 vi. Columbus R. Blackburn, married Eliza Eleanor Stanberry; born 2 May 1857 at Allen County, Kentucky.
bullet425 vii. Willis E. Blackburn; died; believed to have died young;476 born 5 May 1860 at Allen County, Kentucky.476
bullet+ 426 viii. Levi Mitchell Blackburn, born 10 Jun 1862 at Allen County, Kentucky; married Lilly A. Harvey.
bullet+ 427 ix. Matilda Frances Blackburn, born 27 Jun 1865 at Allen County, Kentucky; married I. V. Clayton.
bullet428 x. Joseph I. Blackburn; died; probably, young;477 born 14 Mar 1868 at Allen County, Kentucky.477
bullet+ 429 xi. Robert Nealy Blackburn, born 26 Mar 1869 at Simpson County, Kentucky; married Annie L. Butler; married Cora Frances Denny.
bullet430 xii. Jessey C. Blackburn; died; in infancy;477 born 22 Mar 1874 at Lafayette County, Missouri.477

123. William Levi5 Rather (James4, Jesse3, William2, Samuel1); born 4 Feb 1833 at Allen County, Kentucky;8,413,206 married Mahala Frances Thomas 29 Oct 1855 at Allen County, Kentucky; by B. M. Herrington;461,413,460 died 28 Jul 1917 at Allen County, Kentucky, at age 84;206 buried after 28 Jul 1917 at Harmony Baptist Church Cemeter, Pope, Allen County, Kentucky.206

He also went by the name of "Bill Rather."478 He emigrated; moved to Missouri.479 He appeared on the census of 1860 at Butlersville, Allen County, Kentucky.465 He appeared on the census of 1870 at Allen County, Kentucky.213 He appeared on the census of 1880 at Butlersville, Allen County, Kentucky.480 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Allen County, Kentucky; owns his farm; married 45 years; 7 children, 6 living.481 He appeared on the census of 1910 at Allen County, Kentucky; married 54 years; 7 children, all living.482

Mahala Frances Thomas was also known as Machalia F. Rather.483 She also went by the name of "Puss."478 She was born circa 1837 at Allen County, Kentucky; aged 18 at marriage in 1855.413,483 She was bequeathed on 30 Mar 1871 at Allen County, Kentucky; November 1883

To my beloved wife, Pamelia F. Thomas, all the buildings on the premises where we now live, also field known as Graveyard field, and all land I own on North side of the lane and the Grass lot on the South side of said lane during her natural life or widowhood. Also one wrok beast, cow, hogs. It is also my will and desire that my wife have no family live in the house with her except it be one of my sons who now remain single, namely J. T. Thomas, J. S. Thomas, and J. W. Thomas. I wish my three unmarried sons James Thomas, Jesse S. and John W. Thomas be made equal with my married children in bedding and bed clothing.

To my daughter Mahala Frances Wrather 45 acres of land including farm and entire premises where the said William Wrather now lives and to remain as her property and at he death to her bodily heirs. To my daughter Delany Bennett Lamb I give 45 acres beginning at Delaney Bennet Lamb's line, etc. For the kind treatment and daily attendance bestowed on me and my business affairs by said son James T. Thomas I give him my entire interest in the land I bought off Oliver Duncan to be his at the decease of myself and my wife. I wish my four younger sons to share an equal portion with all the balance of my children. I appoint my three sons James T. Thomas, and Jesse S. Thomas and William B. Thomas executors.

Witt: J. P. Ashford, W. B. Chaney and E. L. Allen.

filed Allen County, Kentucky pp.113-114

John H. Thomas March 30, 1871.484 She died on 11 Dec 1915 at Allen County, Kentucky.483

The 10 known children of William Levi5 Rather and Mahala Frances Thomas were as follows:

bullet+ 431 i. Sarah Elmira E.6 Rather, married Henry Jones Lightfoot; born 15 Jul 1856 at Allen County, Kentucky.
bullet432 ii. John Clark Rather; born 20 Nov 1857 at Allen County, Kentucky;479,413,471 died 10 Aug 1858 at Allen County, Kentucky; aged 11 months, the son of WL & FM Rather.479,472
bullet+ 433 iii. John Wesley Rather, born 1875 at Allen County, Kentucky; married Cora B. Dennis.
bullet+ 434 iv. Paralee B. Rather, born circa May 1860 at Allen County, Kentucky; married Robert Goosetree.
bullet+ 435 v. Rose Ella Rather, married John H. Wade; born 1863.
bullet436 vi. Luranie F. Rather; born Nov 1865 at Kentucky;479 died 1927;479 died 1937 at Allen County, Kentucky.206

She was also known as Lusana Rather.214 She was also known as Raney Rather.206 She never married.479

bullet437 vii. Andrew J. Rather; born 18 Jan 1868; died 21 Jan 1896 at age 28.

He never married.468

bullet+ 438 viii. Mary Isabelle Rather, married Sidney Willoughby; born 1870.
bullet+ 439 ix. Julia E. Rather, born 1874; married Charles Willoughby.
bullet440 x. Luly Rather; born circa 1877 at Allen County, Kentucky.214

124. James Riley5 Rather (James4, Jesse3, William2, Samuel1); born 11 Jan 1835 at Allen County, Kentucky;461,222 born Nov 1835 at Kentucky;485 married Sarah Ann Tilley 13 Dec 1858 at Scottsville, Allen County, Kentucky; Ceremony performed by Benjamin Wilson, M.G. ("then an aged man.") Some witnesses were John B. Tilley (1911 of Hennesy OK), William Rather (1911 of Mt. Ariel KY), and Alfred Lamb (1911 of Mt. Ariel KY);461,486,222,487,488,489,460 died 1 May 1908 at Cherokee, Alfalfa County, Oklahoma, at age 73; from a stroke;490,491 buried at Riverside Cemetery, Driftwood, Alfalfa County, Oklahoma.491

He was farmer.222 He was described as 5' 8", fair complected, gray eyes, light hair.222 He appeared on the census of 1860 at New Roe, Allen County, Kentucky.213 He began military service on 7 Aug 1863; Co A, 52nd, KY Volunteer Infantry.222 He ended military service on 18 Jan 1865 at Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky.222 He was enumerated on a census of in 1870 at Walnut Twp, Butler County, Kansas,[m].492 He resided before 1894 at Springfield, Greene County, Missouri.493 He resided after 1894 at Alfalfa County, Oklahoma.493 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Woods County, Oklahoma.485

Sarah Ann Tilley also went by the name of "Sally." She was born in Jan 1838 at Kentucky.485 She appeared on the census of 1910 at Alfalfa County, Oklahoma; with son Cornelius.494 She died on 13 Aug 1913 at Gate, Beaver County, Oklahoma, at age 75.486 She was buried after 13 Aug 1913 at Riverside Cemetery, Driftwood, Alfalfa County, Oklahoma.491

The five known children of James Riley5 Rather and Sarah Ann Tilley were as follows:

bullet+ 441 i. Betty Ann6 Rather, born 19 Nov 1862 at Kentucky; married Robert Allen White.
bullet+ 442 ii. Cornelius P. Rather, born 9 Nov 1865; married Cora B. Main.
bullet443 iii. Charles R. Rather; died at Washington;493 born 7 Feb 1870 at Kansas;490,485 married Myrtle I. Salter 16 Sep 1915 at Cherokee, Alfalfa County, Oklahoma; by R.L. Grant, pastor Cherokee M.E. Church. witnesses were Sam Angelo & C.M. Pruett. Both the bride and groom were resident of Jet OK.495

He was also known as Charley Rather.490 He and Myrtle I. Salter appeared on the census of 1920 at Forgan, Beaver County, Oklahoma.496

bullet+ 444 iv. John Ming Rather, born 30 Oct 1859 at Allen County, Kentucky; married Millie Catharine Carter.
bullet+ 445 v. Henry F. Rather, born 5 Nov 1867 at Kentucky.

125. Jesse L.5 Rather (James4, Jesse3, William2, Samuel1); born 22 Jan 1838 at Allen County, Kentucky;497,15 married Nancy Tilley, daughter of Pascal H. Tilley and Rebecca E. (--?--), 18 Nov 1858 at Allen County, Kentucky; "no return;"498,489,460 married Elizabeth Tilley, daughter of Pascal H. Tilley and Rebecca E. (--?--), before 1900; 2nd or 3rd wife;498 died 10 Jan 1928 at Warren County, Kentucky, at age 89.498,499

He also went by the name of "Jet."8 He appeared on the census of 1860 at Mt. Ariel, Allen County, Kentucky.465 He appeared on the census of 1870 at Allen County, Kentucky.500 He was enumerated in 1880 at Hickory Twp, Butler County, Kansas.501 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Scottsville, Allen County, Kentucky.502

Nancy Tilley was born circa 1838 at Allen County, Kentucky.503

The seven known children of Jesse L.5 Rather and Nancy Tilley were as follows:

bullet+ 446 i. Sally Alice6 Rather, born 10 Oct 1859 at Allen County, Kentucky; married Harvey Wade.
bullet447 ii. Cordelia Rather; born 11 Dec 1861 at Allen County, Kentucky;498,471 died 11 Dec 1861.498
bullet+ 448 iii. William Jasper Rather, born 7 Jan 1863; married Maggie M. Neal; married Jennie A. Wheat.
bullet+ 449 iv. Robert Lovin Rather, married Ruby Manning; married Polly Thomas; born Nov 1865 at Kentucky; married Ivy Jane Hughes.
bullet+ 450 v. Perry S. Rather, born 13 Mar 1872 at Allen County, Kentucky; married Laura L. Jones.
bullet+ 451 vi. Riley S. Rather, born Mar 1872 at Allen County, Kentucky; married Sarah K. (--?--).
bullet452 vii. Samuel Rather; born circa 1868 at Allen County, Kentucky.500

Elizabeth Tilley was born on 26 Dec 1833.498 She died on 24 Dec 1912 at Allen County, Kentucky, at age 78.498,504

There were no known children of Jesse L.5 Rather and Elizabeth Tilley.

126. Amanda C.5 Rather (James4, Jesse3, William2, Samuel1); born 22 Apr 1840 at Allen County, Kentucky;461,15 married George A. Wilson 29 Oct 1855;461,413 married an unknown person 29 Oct 1855 at Allen County, Kentucky; says to Edwin S. Newton.......?

by B. M. Herrington.460

Her married name was Miller.41

The only known child of Amanda C.5 Rather and George A. Wilson was:

bullet453 i. James C.6 Wilson; born 29 Aug 1856 at Allen County, Kentucky.461,413

There were no known children of Amanda C.5 Rather and the unknown spouse mentioned above.

127. Rev. Albert Hardy5 Rather (James4, Jesse3, William2, Samuel1); born 24 Mar 1842 at Allen County, Kentucky;219,505 married Lucy Jane Newman, daughter of Andrew Jackson Newman and Elizabeth Kilman, 30 Aug 1860 at Allen County, Kentucky; by M. F. Ham;219,460 died 1 Apr 1911 at Greenbrier, Robertson County, Tennessee, at age 69; died from cancer, aged 68; attending physician was Dr. T. L. Johnson;505,506 buried after 1 Apr 1911 at Green Brier Cemetery, Greenbrier, Robertson County, Tennessee.505

He was ordained; Baptist Church.505 He appeared on the census of 1870 at Allen County, Kentucky.213 He appeared on the census of 1880 at Butlersville, Allen County, Kentucky.507 He was (an unknown value) on 3 Jan 1881 at Pleasant Hill Church, Sumner County, Tennessee.505 He resided in 1898 at Greenbrier, Robertson County, Tennessee; house presented him by a parishoner.505

Lucy Jane Newman. Her married name was Lucy J. Rather. She was born on 21 Dec 1842 at Barren County, Kentucky.508,509 She died on 9 Apr 1928 at Greenbrier, Robertson County, Tennessee, at age 85; of broncho-pneumonia.509,510 She was buried on 11 Apr 1928 at Greenbrier Cemetery, Greenbrier, Robertson County, Tennessee; undertaker: Woodall & Austin, Greenbrier TN.505,509,510 Her survivors on 11 Apr 1928 were; children: James, Clarke and Sydney Rather of Nashville; John Rather of Goodlettsville; Rufus Rather & Mrs. Commie Anderson of Greenbrier.510 She was funeral on 12 Apr 1928 at Greenbrier Baptist Church, Greenbrier, Robertson County, Tennessee; Revs F. P. Dodson, E. H. Greenwell & James Crawford officiating.510 Her obituary appeared on 12 Apr 1928 at Greenbrier, Robertson County, Tennessee; "widow of the late Rev. A. H. Rather, a prominent and popular Baptist minister of this county. She had passed her 86th milestone, was a fine Christian character and had a host of friends and relatives who regret the passing away of this good woman."510

The eight known children of Rev. Albert Hardy5 Rather and Lucy Jane Newman were as follows:

bullet+ 454 i. James A.6 Rather, born 19 Nov 1861 at Allen County, Kentucky; married Mary Belle Lowery.
bullet+ 455 ii. Albert Clark Rather, born 19 Oct 1863 at Allen County, Kentucky; married Sallie Lowery.
bullet456 iii. Willetta Rather; born circa 1866 at Allen County, Kentucky; enumerated in 1880 as Etter W;214 married G. M. Carroll 14 Feb 1884 at Sumner County, Tennessee;511 died before 1928; she is not listed as a survivor of her mrother Lucy Rather.512,510
bullet+ 457 iv. Lee Oner Rather, born 4 Jun 1868 at Allen County, Kentucky; married Hattie (--?--).
bullet+ 458 v. John Wesley Rather, born 10 Jun 1870 at Scottsville, Allen County, Kentucky; married Gertrude Porterfield.
bullet+ 459 vi. Rufus Franklin Rather, born 5 Jul 1872 at Allen County, Kentucky; married Della Seals.
bullet+ 460 vii. Sidney E. Rather, born 14 Oct 1876 at Scottsville, Allen County, Kentucky; married Marie Vaughan.
bullet461 viii. Camona Rather; born circa 1879 at Allen County, Kentucky;214 married Jesse Anderson before 1900 at Robertson County, Tennessee.513,514 She was also known as Comie Anderson.512 She was also known as Connie Rather.219 She was also known as Ramona Rather.219 She resided on 17 Jan 1942 at Greenbrier, Robertson County, Tennessee.512

129. Mary E.5 Rather (James4, Jesse3, William2, Samuel1); born 22 Nov 1847 at Allen County, Kentucky;219 married Noah D. Lightfoot 27 Sep 1860 at Allen County, Kentucky; by B. M. Herrington;219,460 died 15 Feb 1873 at Maries County, Missouri, at age 25.477

Noah D. Lightfoot married an unknown person; married second, to Artimissa Glasscock.515 He was born on 28 Oct 1837.477 He began military service on 7 Aug 1863 at Scottsville, Allen County, Kentucky; Co. A, 52nd Regt, KY Vol. Mounted Inf., Pvt.515 He ended military service on 18 Jan 1865 at Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky.515

The two known children of Mary E.5 Rather and Noah D. Lightfoot were as follows:

bullet462 i. Sarah Ann6 Lightfoot; married M. M. Neely;515 born 4 Jun 1862 at Allen County, Kentucky.515
bullet463 ii. Kizzie Lightfoot; born 7 Nov 1871 at Maries County, Missouri.515

She resided in 1905 at Warren County, Kentucky.515

130. B. L. Clark5 Rather (James4, Jesse3, William2, Samuel1); born 5 Oct 1848 at Allen County, Kentucky;219,15 married Frances A. Lewis 26 Oct 1868.219

He was enumerated in 1880 at Simpson County, Kentucky.516

The three known children of B. L. Clark5 Rather and Frances A. Lewis were as follows:

bullet+ 464 i. Virgil H.6 Rather, born Sep 1869 at Kentucky; married Emma (--?--); married May D. (--?--).
bullet465 ii. Myrtle Rather; born circa 1876 at Simpson County, Kentucky.517
bullet466 iii. Mittie Rather; born circa 1871 at Kentucky.517

131. Martha5 Rather (James4, Jesse3, William2, Samuel1); born 9 Nov 1851 at Allen County, Kentucky;8,15 married Alfred P. Taylor 1 Sep 1869.8

The only known child of Martha5 Rather and Alfred P. Taylor was:

bullet467 i. Mary E.6 Taylor; born 28 Jul 1874 at Allen County, Kentucky.40

132. Elizabeth5 Wrather (Devoreaux4, Jesse3Rather, William2, Samuel1); buried at Asburry Grave Yard, Calloway County, Kentucky;79 born circa 1825 at Kentucky;229 married David S. Haneline 20 Feb 1843 at Calloway County, Kentucky; by C. A. Waterfield; consent of her father; he of legal age.223

David S. Haneline resided at Green County, Arkansas; After his first wife's death, he married Mandy Hicks and they went (with Elizabeth's sons) to Green County, Arkansas.79 He appeared on the census of 1850 at Calloway County, Kentucky.518

The three known children of Elizabeth5 Wrather and David S. Haneline all born at Calloway County, Kentucky, were as follows:

bullet468 i. J. W.6 Haneline; born circa 1843.518
bullet469 ii. E. S. Haneline; born circa 1845.518
bullet470 iii. W. D. Haneline; born circa 1848.518

133. James Ashley5 Wrather (Devoreaux4, Jesse3Rather, William2, Samuel1); born circa 1830 at Kentucky;519 married Elizabeth F. Haneline 12 Mar 1846 at Hancock County, Tennessee;520 died between 1880 and 1889 at Arkansas.521

He was also known as James Asbury Wrather.520 He was also known as Asbury Wrather.519 He appeared on the census of 1850 at Calloway County, Kentucky.522 He appeared on the census of 25 Aug 1870 at Calloway County, Kentucky.519

Elizabeth F. Haneline was born circa 1830 at Kentucky.519

The seven known children of James Ashley5 Wrather and Elizabeth F. Haneline were as follows:

bullet+ 471 i. William A.6 Wrather, married (--?--) Shelton; born 1847 at Kentucky.
bullet+ 472 ii. Eliga D. Wrather, born circa 1849 at Kentucky; married Margaret E. Hughes; married Angeline M. (--?--).
bullet473 iii. Martha Wrather; born circa 1850 at Kentucky;519 born 29 Apr 1853 at Calloway County, Kentucky.413 She was also known as Martha C. Wrather.413 She was also known as Martha E. Wrather.521
bullet+ 474 iv. James David Wrather, born Oct 1854 at Kentucky; married Martha Ann Hightower.
bullet+ 475 v. Eliza Isabella Wrather, married William Calvin Nimmo; born 24 Sep 1857 at Paducah, McCracken County, Kentucky.
bullet+ 476 vi. Sarah Evaline Wrather, born 29 Sep 1859 at Calloway County, Kentucky; married Cicero Thompson Davis.
bullet477 vii. Mary Wrather; born circa 1861 at Kentucky;519 born circa 1864 at Kentucky.521  She was also known as M. J. Wrather.521

134. Jesse Rowland5 Wrather (Devoreaux4, Jesse3Rather, William2, Samuel1); born 11 Jun 1832 at Calloway County, Kentucky;426,406,523,524 married Mary Ann Sarah Calhoun 23 Sep 1859 at Calloway County, Kentucky; The groom was 26, residing in Calloway County; the bride 21, residing in Marshall County. Both were born in Calloway;426,406,407 died 8 Sep 1905 at Graves County, Kentucky, at age 73;523,525,526 buried at Maplewood Cemetery, Mayfield, Graves County, Kentucky.527

He appeared on the census of 1860 at Calloway County, Kentucky.528 He appeared on the census of 1870 at Calloway County, Kentucky; also in the household: Nancy Calhound 69 VA [mother-in-law].529 He was enumerated in 1880 at Wadesborough, Calloway County, Kenuckty.530

Mary Ann Sarah Calhoun was also known as Sallie.426 Her married name was Mary Ann Sarah Wrather. She was born circa 1838 at Calloway County, Kentucky.223 She was born on 1 Aug 1838 at Tennessee.426,525,526 She died on 16 Mar 1908 at Mayfield, Graves County, Kentucky, at age 69.525 She was buried at Maplewood Cemetery, Mayfield, Graves County, Kentucky.527

The eight known children of Jesse Rowland5 Wrather and Mary Ann Sarah Calhoun were as follows:

bullet+ 478 i. Nancy Luona6 Wrather, married George Duncan; born 6 Jul 1860 at Calloway County, Kentucky.
bullet479 ii. John Bugg Wrather; born 1 May 1863 at Calloway County, Kentucky;7 died 20 Oct 1864 at Calloway County, Kentucky, at age 1;7 buried at Asbury Cemetery, Calloway County, Kentucky.198
bullet480 iii. Devereaux Wrather; born circa 1865 at Calloway County, Kentucky.7 He was also known as L---erus Wrather.7
bullet481 iv. William L. Wrather; born 21 May 1863 at Calloway County, Kentucky;198 died 2 Oct 1864 at Calloway County, Kentucky, at age 1;198 buried after 2 Oct 1864 at Asbury Cemetery, Calloway County, Kentucky; "son of Jesse & SE."198
bullet482 v. Albert Wrather; born May 1870 at Kentucky;426 died 31 May 1940 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.531 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Graves County, Kentucky; with George Duncan, brother-in-law.426 He resided in 1927 at Los Angeles, Los Angelese County, California.79
bullet483 vi. Sallie Wrather; born Oct 1873 at Kentucky.426
bullet484 vii. Dr. R. C. Wrather; born 17 Feb 1866; calculated from age at death;525 died 14 Jul 1892 at Mayfield, Graves County, Kentucky, at age 26.525
bullet485 viii. William J. Wrather; born 23 Jan 1868 at Calloway County, Kentucky;529,525 died 3 Dec 1896 at Mayfield, Graves County, Kentucky, at age 28;525 buried at Maplewood Cemetery, Mayfield, Graves County, Kentucky.525

135. Sarah Eliza5 Wrather (Devoreaux4, Jesse3Rather, William2, Samuel1); born 3 Feb 1835 at Calloway County, Kentucky;523 married William Lafayette Hughes 19 Apr 1854 at Calloway County, Kentucky; He is 28, born VA, she is 18 and was born in Calloway County, where they both reside;223,406,407 died 14 Jan 1895 at age 59.224

William Lafayette Hughes was born on 28 Dec 1825 at Virginia.532,413 He died on 15 Dec 1895 at age 69.7

The only known child of Sarah Eliza5 Wrather and William Lafayette Hughes was:

bullet486 i. Mansfield Henry6 Hughes; born 18 Apr 1855 at Calloway County, Kentucky.413

136. John5 Wrather (Devoreaux4, Jesse3Rather, William2, Samuel1); born 14 Feb 1839 at Coldwater, Calloway County, Kentucky;294,301,224,533 married Sarah E. Clark 27 Mar 1862 at Calloway County, Kentucky;294 died 20 Jun 1909 at Amarillo, Potter County, Texas, at age 70;230,534 buried 23 Jun 1909 at Oakwood Cemetery, Calloway County, Kentucky.533

He appeared on the census of 25 Aug 1870 at Cold Water Pct, Calloway County, Kentucky.535 He appeared on the census of Jun 1880 at Calloway County, Kentucky.294,445 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Moscow, Hickman County, Kentucky.301 His obituary appeared on 1 Jul 1909 at Calloway County, Kentucky:

"Mr. John Wrather, died in Amarillo, Texas, last Sunday, June 20, after about a week's illness, and the remains were brought here for burial at Oakwood cemetery, arriving Wednesday morning shortly after midnight. The funeral the same morning. Mr. Wrather was a native of Coldwater, Calloway county, this State, and he had reached the age of 72 years, four months and six days. He lived at Oakton from 1896 to 1907, and the latter year he, accompanied his children to Amarillo, Texas, where all of them now live, except J. D. Wrather, who is temporarily residing at Union City."533

Sarah E. Clark. Her married name was Sarah E. Wrather. She was born circa 1844 at Kentucky.294

The 10 known children of John5 Wrather and Sarah E. Clark were as follows:

bullet+ 487 i. Dr. James Rufus6 Wrather, born circa Dec 1864 at Kentucky; married Mattie Alice Lamb.
bullet+ 488 ii. Franklin P. Wrather, married Minnie (--?--); born circa Dec 1867 at Kentucky.
bullet+ 489 iii. Neomy L. Wrather, born 10 Jan 1869 at Kentucky; married J. W. Fowler; married Leroy Ceburn Jones.
bullet+ 490 iv. John Deveraux Wrather, born 11 Feb 1871 at Coldwater, Calloway County, Kentucky; married Fanny (--?--); married Ione Phillips; married Mazie Cogdell.
bullet491 v. Lilian A. Wrather; born circa 1873 at Kentucky.294
bullet492 vi. Sarah E. Wrather; born 7 Dec 1877 at Calloway County, Kentucky; is listed as N. E. - but age is right.294,457
bullet493 vii. Mattie O. Wrather; born 10 Feb 1880 at Kentucky;294,445,536 married A. A. Williams 25 Dec 1897 at Calloway County, Kentucky;537 died 15 Jan 1968 at Lewisburg, Logan County, Kentucky, at age 87.536 She was also known as Mollie O. Wrather.445 Her Social Security Number was #402-70-5998 issued in 1965 at Kentucky.536
bullet494 viii. Bert Wrather; born Aug 1882 at Tennessee.301 He was also known as T. B. Wrather.538 He resided on 18 May 1945 at Kilgore, Texas.538
bullet495 ix. Mertie Mae Wrather; born Feb 1885 at Kentucky;301 she and an unknown person obtained a marriage license 29 Mar 1904 at Obion County, Tennessee; Bondsmen were Jesse A. Fowlkes and R. N. Whitehead;539 married Jesse A. Fowlkes, son of Oscar Fowlkes and Mary Jane Cook, 29 Mar 1904 at Obion County, Tennessee; by P. H. Fields, M. G;539 died 10 Apr 1910 at age 25.540
bullet496 x. Flossie E. Wrather; born Dec 1887 at Kentucky.301

137. Stephen Miller5 Wrather (Devoreaux4, Jesse3Rather, William2, Samuel1); born circa Aug 1840 at Kentucky;294,426,224 married Sarah Ann Bazzell 28 Dec 1867;294,224,541 married Mary Tennie Moore 25 Dec 1889 at Kentucky;426,224 died 16 Jul 1908 at Calloway County, Kentucky;224,542 buried after 16 Jul 1908 at South Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Calloway County, Kentucky.198

He did military service Confederate Army; Copr, Co G, 7th KY Infantry between 1862 and 1864.543 He appeared on the census of 25 Aug 1870 at Cold Water, Calloway County, Kentucky.544 He appeared on the census of 1880 at Calloway County, Kentucky.294,445 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Calloway County, Kentucky.545

Sarah Ann Bazzell. Her married name was Sarah A. Wrather.198 She was also known as Sallie A. Bazzell.198 She was born on 12 Aug 1847 at Tennessee.294,198,546 She died on 26 Nov 1888 at Calloway County, Kentucky, at age 41.542,198 She was buried at Asbury Cemetery, Calloway County, Kentucky.7,198

The eight known children of Stephen Miller5 Wrather and Sarah Ann Bazzell all born at Calloway County, Kentucky, were as follows:

bullet497 i. Ida6 Wrather; born 12 Apr 1869;271,198,542 died 19 Oct 1872 at Calloway County, Kentucky, at age 3;198,542 buried at Asbury Cemetery, Calloway County, Kentucky.198
bullet+ 498 ii. James Otis Wrather, born 10 Nov 1871; married Altie Etta Clark.
bullet+ 499 iii. Nancy Narcissus Wrather, born 12 Oct 1874; married Ernest E. Erwin.
bullet500 iv. Mary Jane Wrather; born 31 Jul 1877;294,426,542 married R. W. Clark 3 Nov 1900 at Calloway County, Kentucky.547 She and R. W. Clark were mentioned in a newspaper on 7 Nov 1900 at Calloway Times, Calloway County, Kentucky; "R. W. Clark and Miss Mary Wrather; John Marine and Miss Bettie Fulton; L. N. Butterworth and Miss Herna Lawrence were married last Sunday.548
bullet501 v. Ninah Maud Wrather; born 17 Jun 1880;426,542 died 5 Dec 1913 at Calloway County, Kentucky, at age 33.7
bullet502 vi. Pearlie May Wrather; born 31 Mar 1883.426,542
bullet+ 503 vii. Rev. Orlando Cleveland Wrather, born 3 May 1886; married Ruby E. Clark.
bullet504 viii. William Muncy Wrather; born 6 Nov 1888;542 died 20 Aug 1889 at Calloway County, Kentucky;542 buried after 20 Aug 1889 at Asbury Cemetery, Calloway County, Kentucky.198

Mary Tennie Moore was born on 13 Oct 1859 at Kentucky.426,198 She married Howard W. Grogan on 30 Dec 1909 at Calloway County, Kentucky; He was 59, resided in Texas, the son of J. A. & Julia Martin Grogan; she was 50, the daughter of Bill Moore. It was each's second marriage.549,550 She died on 12 Jul 1927 at age 67.198 She was buried after 12 Jul 1927 at South Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Calloway County, Kentucky.198

The two known children of Stephen Miller5 Wrather and Mary Tennie Moore were as follows:

bullet505 i. Bobbie6 Wrather; born 28 May 1893 at Kentucky.426,542
bullet+ 506 ii. Jennings Bryan Wrather, born 23 Jan 1897 at Murray, Calloway County, Kentucky; married Jessie Love Wilson.

141. William P.5 Rather (John4, Jesse3, William2, Samuel1); born 1830 at Tennessee;551,552 born circa 1831 at Roane County, Tennessee;188,237 he and Rutha Emaline Carter obtained a marriage license 10 Oct 1854 at Roane County, Tennessee; surety: Thomas Andrew;553 married Rutha Emaline Carter, daughter of John Carter and Jane McCarrell, 12 Oct 1854 at Roane County, Tennessee; by John B. Waller, JP;554,196,177,553 died after 1900;551 buried after 1900 at Covington, Oklahoma.555

He appeared on the census of 27 Jun 1860 at Wood Hill, Rutherford County, Tennessee; 4th District, farmer, 4,000 - 15,000. valued property.556,557 He appeared on the census of 1870 at Roane County, Tennessee; He is a mill superintendent; land valued at 5,000.558 He was enumerated in 1880 at Little Walnut Twp, Butler County, Kansas.552

Rutha Emaline Carter was also known as Emaline Carter.196 She was born circa 1834 at Tennessee.188 She died on 25 Feb 1892.559

The seven known children of William P.5 Rather and Rutha Emaline Carter were as follows:

bullet+ 507 i. Margaret Jane6 Rather, born 9 Dec 1855 at Roane County, Tennessee; married Joel C. Nichols.
bullet508 ii. Mary P. Rather; born 20 Oct 1857 at Roane County, Tennessee;40,177 married Thomas Queene 11 Mar 1880 at Butler County, Kansas.560  Her married name was McQueen.559 She was enumerated in 1880 at Butler, Kansas, living with the Nichols family.559
bullet+ 509 iii. John Frank Rather, born 28 Sep 1860 at Roane County, Tennessee; married Addie Mae Francis.
bullet+ 510 iv. U. S. Rather, married Henry Lilly; born 1864 at Roane County, Tennessee.
bullet511 v. William S. Rather; born 1866 at Roane County, Tennessee.237   He was also known as Sherman S. Rather.552
bullet+ 512 vi. Schulyer Casabiana Rather, born 20 Aug 1868 at Lenoir City, Rutherford County, Tennessee; married Flora Eta Henry.
bullet513 vii. Andrew J. Rather; born 28 Sep 1873 at Missouri;561 died 7 Apr 1924 at Perry, Oklahoma, at age 50.561

143. James5 Rather (John4, Jesse3, William2, Samuel1); born circa 1833 at Roane County, Tennessee;188,237 married Mary Jane Shinpaugh, daughter of Henry Shinpaugh and Susan Letsinger, 14 Jan 1856 at Knox County, Tennessee;562,563 married Sarah E. Carter, daughter of Thomas F. Carter and Ellen Walker, 14 Dec 1880 at Loudon County, Tennessee; by Rev. P. Amos;564,565 died before 1917.566

He appeared on the census of 27 Jun 1860 at Wood's Hill, Roane County, Tennessee; He has property valued at 3,400 - 1,000. His name is spelled Wrather, living right next door to a brother who spells it Rather.567 He appeared on the census of 2 Jun 1880 at Loudon County, Tennessee.568

Mary Jane Shinpaugh. Her married name was Mary Jane Rather. She was also known as Mary J.567 She was born circa 1841 at Tennessee.567

The two known children of James5 Rather and Mary Jane Shinpaugh both born at Roane County, Tennessee, were as follows:

bullet514 i. Susan M.6 Rather; born circa 1857.567
bullet515 ii. Nancy A. Rather; born circa 1858.567

Sarah E. Carter was born on 15 Aug 1837 at Roane County, Tennessee.564,566 She died on 30 Jan 1917 at Lenoir City, Loudon County, Tennessee, at age 79; of apoplexy.569,566 She was housekeeper; dressmaker on 30 Jan 1917.566 She was buried on 31 Jan 1917 at Martel Methodist Church Cemetery (formerly Muddy Creek), Lenoir City, Louden County, Tennessee; undertaker: C. B. Carter, Lenoir City. [death certificate doesn't name the cemetery, just says Loudon Co.].564,570,571

The only known child of James5 Rather and Sarah E. Carter was:

bullet+ 516 i. Oscar Oliver6 Rather, born 25 Dec 1868 at Roane County, Tennessee; married Mary Etis Shaw; married Pearl Ann Cowden.

144. William Daniel5 Rather (James Burness4, William3, William2, Samuel1); born 4 Apr 1827 at Alabama;239,572 he and Nancy Sherrod obtained a marriage license 30 Nov 1846;267 married Nancy Sherrod 3 Dec 1846 at Winston County, Mississippi;239,250 died 22 Jun 1901 at Smith County, Texas, at age 74;239 buried after 22 Jun 1901 at Rather Cemetery, Smith County, Texas.239

He was membership; Masonic emblem on gravestone.239 He appeared on the census of 1850 at Neshoba County, Mississippi.249 He appeared on the census of 1860 at Winston County, Mississippi.270 He appeared on the census of 1870 at Smith County, Texas; family 94.248 He appeared on the census of 1880 at Smith County, Texas; hs.257; farmer.573 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Cherokee County, Texas.301

Nancy Sherrod was born on 18 Aug 1826 at Alabama.239,249 She died on 20 Mar 1890 at Smith County, Texas, at age 63.239

The 11 known children of William Daniel5 Rather and Nancy Sherrod were as follows:

bullet517 i. James Louis6 Rather; born circa 1849 at Mississippi.271
bullet518 ii. Inez Rather; born 4 Jan 1851;239 died 24 Jun 1920 at Smith County, Texas, at age 69;239 buried at Rather Cemetery, Smith County, Texas.239 She was also known as M. I. Rather.270 She and Samuel S. Rather appeared on the census of 1910 at Jacksonville, Cherokee County, Texas.574
bullet519 iii. May Rather; born circa 1852 at Mississippi.271
bullet+ 520 iv. William Noah Rather, born 15 Feb 1853 at Wesson, Lincoln County, Mississippi; married Elizabeth Jane Colvin.
bullet+ 521 v. Wilson N. Rather, born 25 Dec 1854 at Mississippi; married Mary E. T. T. Flint.
bullet522 vi. M. A. Rather; born circa 1857 at Mississippi.270
bullet523 vii. John Houston Rather; born 24 Jun 1859 at Mississippi;239 died 24 Mar 1890 at Smith County, Texas, at age 30;239 buried after 24 Mar 1890 at Rather Cemetery, Smith County, Texas.239
bullet524 viii. Mary E. Rather; born circa 1866 at Mississippi.271
bullet+ 525 ix. Houston Rather, born 1855 at Texas; married Beulah L. Allen.
bullet526 x. Houston Rather; born circa 1861 at Smith County, Texas.248
bullet527 xi. Samuel S. Rather; born Dec 1867 at Texas;574 died 3 Jun 1933 at Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, at age 65;575 buried after 4 Jun 1933 at Jacksonville, Cherokee County, Texas.575

He appeared on the census of 1900 at Cherokee County, Texas.301 He and Inez Rather appeared on the census of 1910 at Jacksonville, Cherokee County, Texas.574 He appeared on the census of 15 Apr 1920 at Jacksonville, Cherokee County, Texas.576 He survivors on 3 Jun 1933 were; His only survivors were a brother Dr. H. Rather (of Dallas) and Mrs. Mollie Scupture (of Sherman).575

146. Emily Elizabeth5 Rather (James Burness4, William3, William2, Samuel1); born circa 1830 at Alabama;249 married William Wesley Ellison 5 Aug 1847 at Winston County, Mississippi;250,267 died between 1863 and 1865; during the Civil War;255 died circa 1866 at (Caldwell Co.?), Texas.577

She had "minor children," mentioned in the 1878 will of her father.253

He married Catharine Ann Rather, daughter of James Burness Rather and Lucinda Hudson, on 2 Aug 1866 at Smith County, Texas.255,577 He was enumerated on a census of on 18 Jul 1870 at Etna, Smith County, Texas,[m]; He was a farmer, with real property valued at $1200, personal at $630.577 He died in 1884 at Texas.577 He died in 1889.578

The seven known children of Emily Elizabeth5 Rather and William Wesley Ellison were as follows:

bullet528 i. Cornelia6 Ellison; born circa 1848 at Winston County, Mississippi.577
bullet529 ii. James Rather Ellison; born Aug 1851 at Tyler, Smith County, Texas;577 married Florence Ann Lones 25 Dec 1873 at Lockhart, Caldwell County, Texas;577,383 died 1911 at Buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Nolanville, Bell County, Texas.577
bullet+ 530 iii. Dr. William Albert Ellison M. D., born circa 1855 at Smith County, Texas; married Mary McCuiston.
bullet531 iv. Ada L. Ellison; died at Travis County, Texas;577 born circa 1859 at Smith County, Texas.577
bullet532 v. Hewitt Ellison; born circa 1861 at Smith County, Texas.577
bullet533 vi. Robert Lee Ellison; born circa 1865 at Smith or Caldwell County, Texas;577 died 12 Nov 1921 at Bell County, Texas.577
bullet534 vii. Clarence Lee Ellison; born 1 Feb 1866 at Caldwell County, Texas;577 died 12 Nov 1921 at Killeen City, Bell County, Texas, at age 55; of chronic neophitis. The informat was Roxie Ellison (his wife). He was the son of Wesley & Emily Ellison;577 buried at Killeen City Cemetery, Killeen, Bell County, Texas.577

147. Catharine Ann5 Rather (James Burness4, William3, William2, Samuel1); born Oct 1830 at Alabama;580,40 married Christopher Columbus Collier 1 Dec 1853 at Tyler, Smith County, Texas;255,581,582 married William Wesley Ellison 2 Aug 1866 at Smith County, Texas.255,577

She resided in 1878 at Bell County, Texas.253

Christopher Columbus Collier began military service at Cpt Pat Henry's Co of TX Cavalry (The Lancers).255 He was buried at Confederate Cemetery, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas.255 He was born in 1829 at Alabama.255

The four known children of Catharine Ann5 Rather and Christopher Columbus Collier were as follows:

bullet+ 535 i. Emily Houston6 Collier, born 1855; married Joseph Ferrell Medlin.
bullet+ 536 ii. Benjamin Green Collier, born 28 Apr 1856 at Smith County, Texas; married Julia T. Ellison.
bullet+ 537 iii. William Christopher Collier, born 27 Nov 1859 at Tyler, Smith County, Texas; married Virginia Lee.
bullet538 iv. Tom Collier; born circa 1861 at Smith County, Texas.577

He was born in 1828 at Alabama.578 He married Emily Elizabeth Rather, daughter of James Burness Rather and Lucinda Hudson, on 5 Aug 1847 at Winston County, Mississippi.250,267 He was enumerated on a census dated on 4 Jul 1860 at Mt. Vernon, Smith County, Texas.579 He was enumerated on a census of on 18 Jul 1870 at Etna, Smith County, Texas,[m]; He was a farmer, with real property valued at $1200, personal at $630.577 He died in 1884 at Texas.577 He died in 1889.578

The five known children of Catharine Ann5 Rather and William Wesley Ellison were as follows:

bullet539 i. Frank6 Ellison; born circa 1867 at Smith County, Texas.577
bullet540 ii. Lola Ellison; married Walter Denney;578 born circa Sep 1869 at Smith County, Texas.577

She resided at San Marcos.578

bullet541 iii. Mattie Ellison; born circa 1872 at Smith County, Texas.577
bullet542 iv. Leta Kate Ellison; married Holly Young Ellison;578 born circa 1876.577
bullet543 v. Charles Ellison; born circa 1876 at Texas.577

148. Christopher Columbas5 Rather (James Burness4, William3, William2, Samuel1); born circa Apr 1838 at Alabama;258,301 married Jane (--?--) before 1854 at Texas;583 married Mattie Harris 10 Feb 1871 at Bell County, Texas;301,584 died circa 1904 at Bell County, Texas.96

He began military service; Texas Militia - Confederate.255 He was also known as C. C. Rather.258 He was also known as Columbus C. Rather.585 He appeared on the census of 1860 at Smith County, Texas; merchant; $400/3,500.583 He resided in 1878 at Bell County, Texas.253 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Bell County, Texas; ED 15, Sh 8, Ln 21.586

Jane (--?--). Her married name was Jane Rather. She was born between Jan 1838 and 1840 at Arkansas.247,586

The five known children of Christopher Columbas5 Rather and Jane (--?--) were as follows:

bullet544 i. James6 Rather; born 1854 at Smith County, Texas.583
bullet545 ii. Martha Rather; born circa 1856 at Smith County, Texas.583
bullet546 iii. Walker Rather; born circa 1861 at Texas.585
bullet547 iv. William Rather; born circa 1863 at Texas.585
bullet548 v. Luda Rather; born circa 1869 at Texas;585 married Allen Dow 1885 at Bell County, Texas.585

Mattie Harris was also known as S. M.301 She was born in Jan 1840 at Arkansas.301 She died in 1928.585

There were no known children of Christopher Columbas5 Rather and Mattie Harris.

149. Nathaniel Houston5 Rather (James Burness4, William3, William2, Samuel1); born circa 1838 at Alabama;249 born Apr 1840 at Mississippi;301 born 1842 at Tennessee;587 married Julia Adeline Prince before 1860;301,583 died 1917 at Copperas Cove, Coryell County, Texas.588,587

He began military service; Intelligence CSA.255 He appeared on the census of 1860 at Smith County, Texas; merchant; $600/1,900.583 He resided in 1878 at Bell County, Texas.253 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Bell County, Texas.301

Julia Adeline Prince. Her married name was Julia Adeline Rather. She Cherokee.589 She was born in Jun 1839 at South Carolina.301 She died in 1906.589,254

The four known children of Nathaniel Houston5 Rather and Julia Adeline Prince were as follows:

bullet+ 549 i. Laura Annette6 Rather, born 9 Dec 1861 at Smith County, Texas; married John Daniel Pettit.
bullet+ 550 ii. John Thomas Rather, born 1866 at Texas; married Nettie Roach Box.
bullet+ 551 iii. Samuel Houston Rather, born Sep 1870 at Texas; married Jessie Luellen Carroll.
bullet552 iv. Lucy Rather; born 1873 at Texas.40

151. Dr. Hewett Montgomery5 Rather (James Burness4, William3, William2, Samuel1); born 17 Jan 1846 at Mississippi;239,373 married Mary J. Moore 7 Aug 1867 at Smith County, Texas; as Hugh Rather & Mollie Moore;239,9,256,590 died 5 Feb 1891 at Smith County, Texas, at age 45;239 buried at Rather Cemetery, Smith County, Texas.239

He was also known as Newt Rather.258 He was also known as Hewit Rather listed in census as Hewit.249 He appeared on the census of 1880 at Smith County, Texas; also 2 nieces: A. E. Moore, 17; A. P. Moore, 14; 1 nephew: M. E. Moore, 12.573

Mary J. Moore. Her married name was Mary J. Rather. She was also known as Mary E.574 She also went by the name of "Mollie Moore."590 She was born on 1 Oct 1848.239 She died on 20 Dec 1885 at Smith County, Texas, at age 37; aged 37 yrs, 2 mos, 19 days.239 She was buried after 20 Dec 1885 at Smith County, Texas.239

The seven known children of Dr. Hewett Montgomery5 Rather and Mary J. Moore were as follows:

bullet+ 553 i. Dr. Claude Brightwell6 Rather, born 28 Jun 1869 at nr Bullard, Smith County, Texas; married Eula Mae Wesley.
bullet554 ii. Henry Rather; born 27 Sep 1871 at Smith County, Texas; died at 3yr, 1mo, 20d;239 died 16 Nov 1874 at Smith County, Texas, at age 3;239 buried at Rather Cemetery, Smith County, Texas.239
bullet555 iii. Neta Rather; born 24 Sep 1873 at Smith County, Texas; calculated from age at death;239 died 3 Nov 1874 at Smith County, Texas, at age 1;239 buried after 3 Nov 1874 at Rather Cemetery, Smith County, Texas.239
bullet556 iv. Hewitt Rather; born 25 Nov 1875 at Smith County, Texas;239 died 24 May 1876 at Smith County, Texas;239 buried after 24 May 1876 at Rather Cemetery, Smith County, Texas.239
bullet557 v. W. S. Rather; born circa 1877 at Smith County, Texas.573
bullet558 vi. E. B. Rather; born circa Mar 1880 at Smith County, Texas.573
bullet559 vii. Little Lee Rather; born 5 Nov 1883 at Smith County, Texas;239 died 30 Oct 1885 at Smith County, Texas, at age 1;239 buried after 30 Oct 1885 at Rather Cemetery, Smith County, Texas.239

The only known child of Dr. Hewett Montgomery5 Rather and an unknown spouse was:

bullet+ 560 i. James Burness6 Rather, born 16 Oct 1888 at Bullard, Smith County, Texas; married Corrine Carson.

159. Daniel Tinsley5 Rather (Daniel4, William3, William2, Samuel1); born 28 May 1850 at Chapel Hill, Hinds County, Mississippi;7 married Mary Estell Beauford 14 Dec 1876 at Hinds County, Mississippi;40,265 died 16 Nov 1928 at age 78.

He was great-grandfather of William K. Robinette Jr. He appeared on the census of 1900 at Hinds County, Mississippi.591

Mary Estell Beauford was born in May 1855 at Mississippi.262 She was born on 18 Nov 1855. She died on 17 Sep 1934 at age 79.

The seven known children of Daniel Tinsley5 Rather and Mary Estell Beauford were as follows:

bullet561 i. John D.6 Rather; born Jan 1878 at Hinds County, Mississippi;7 born 9 Jan 1880.592 He was also known as Jonnie Rather.262,7 He registered for the draft between 1917 and 1918 at Hinds County, Mississippi.592
bullet+ 562 ii. Moses A. Rather, born Feb 1882 at Mississippi; married Virgie (--?--).
bullet563 iii. Daisy Rather; born Sep 1885 at Mississippi.262
bullet+ 564 iv. Claude Trawick Rather, married Melissa Ann Spillyard; born Dec 1887 at Mississippi.
bullet565 v. Mary Rather; born Apr 1890 at Mississippi.262
bullet566 vi. Ettie Rather; born Aug 1892 at Mississippi.262
bullet567 vii. Carl Rather; born 7 Nov 1894 at Mississippi;262,536 born 7 Nov 1895 at Utica, Hinds County, Mississippi;592 died Apr 1974 at Winnsboro, Lousiana, at age 79.536 He was also known as Cool Rather.262 He registered for the draft between 1917 and 1918 at Hinds County, Mississippi.592 His Social Security Number was #425-50-6858 before 1951 at Mississippi.536

161. Louis Jefferson5 Rather (Daniel4, William3, William2, Samuel1); born 18 Feb 1854 at Chapel Hill, Hinds County, Mississippi;262,261 married Carrie I. Williams 4 Jan 1882 at Lauderdale County, Mississippi;262,593 married Bessie M. Morgan 30 May 1897 at Hinds County, Mississippi;262,68,264 died Feb 1935 at Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi.264

He appeared on the census of 1900 at Hinds County, Mississippi; Also Jan Franklin (si) 23, Apr 1823 (sic) MS.594 He appeared on the census of 1910 at Hinds County, Mississippi.595 He appeared on the census of 1920 at Warren County, Mississippi.596

Carrie I. Williams. Her married name was Carrie I. Rather. She was born on 18 Jun 1858.262,264 She died on 20 Jun 1886 at age 28.264

The three known children of Louis Jefferson5 Rather and Carrie I. Williams were as follows:

bullet+ 568 i. Walter Louis6 Rather, born 18 Feb 1884 at Mississippi; married Dora Mason.
bullet569 ii. Fred William Rather; born 28 Jan 1885 at Mississippi;262,264 born 28 Dec 1885;592 died Oct 1922 at Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, at age 37;264 buried Oct 1922 at Cedar Hill, Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi.264  He resided at Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi.261 He registered for the draft between 1917 and 1918 at Warren County, Mississippi.592
bullet570 iii. daughter Rather; stillborn 12 Aug 1882 at Chapel Hill, Hinds County, Mississippi;264 died 12 Aug 1882 at Chapel Hill, Hinds County, Mississippi.264

Bessie M. Morgan. Her married name was Bessie M. Rather. She was born on 10 Aug 1877.262,264 She died on 3 Jan 1942 at age 64.264

The only known child of Louis Jefferson5 Rather and Bessie M. Morgan was:

bullet+ 571 i. Leon J.6 Rather, born 3 Mar 1898 at Chapel Hill, Hinds County, Mississippi; married Theo Carmichael.

168. E. R.5 Rather (Ivy T.4, William3, William2, Samuel1); born circa 1856 at Mississippi;294,597 married Maggie (--?--) circa 1875.294

He appeared on the census of 1880 at Washington County, Mississippi.598

Maggie (--?--) was born circa 1859 at Mississippi.294

The two known children of E. R.5 Rather and Maggie (--?--) both born at Mississippi were as follows:

bullet572 i. Dullor6 Rather; born circa 1876.294
bullet573 ii. Almer Rather; born circa 1879.294

172. John5 Rather (Alexander B.4, Rawley3, William2, Samuel1); born 1842 at Rutherford County, Tennessee;271,272 married Almeda (--?--) circa 1867 at Missouri;271 died before 1880 at Dunklin County, Missouri; wife's enumerated as a widow.599

He was enumerated on a census of in 1870 at Dunklin County, Missouri,[m].600

Almeda (--?--) was born in 1846 at Missouri.271 She appeared on the census of 1880 at Dunklin County, Missouri; enumerated with William & Martha Davis.600 She died on 30 Jan 1884 at Dunklin County, Missouri.271,601

The two known children of John5 Rather and Almeda (--?--) were as follows:

bullet574 i. Rolla6 Rather; born 1868 at Missouri.271
bullet575 ii. Mary Rather; died; probably before 1880 - not enumerated;599 born Nov 1869 at Dunklin County, Missouri.271

173. Louisiana5 Rather (Alexander B.4, Rawley3, William2, Samuel1); born circa 1846 at Rutherford County, Tennessee;599,272 married (--?--) Clark circa 1860.599

(--?--) Clark was born at North Carolina.599 He died before 1870; not enumerated in 1870.599

The two known children of Louisiana5 Rather and (--?--) Clark both born at Missouri were as follows:

bullet576 i. Jefferson6 Clark; born 1861.599
bullet577 ii. James Clark; born 1865.599

174. Daniel5 Rather (Alexander B.4, Rawley3, William2, Samuel1); born 1849 at Rutherford County, Tennessee;271,272 married Ruthie I. Davis 8 Jul 1877 at Dunklin County, Missouri.602,603

He resided at Kennett, Dunklin County, Missouri.283,16 He appeared on the census of 1880 at Dunklin County, Missouri.603

Ruthie I. Davis died before 1880 at Dunklin County, Missouri; (her husband is enumerated as a widow).603

The only known child of Daniel5 Rather and Ruthie I. Davis was:

bullet578 i. Lillie6 Rather; born circa 1874 at Missouri.603

180. Martha Frances5 Rather (John4, Rawley3, William2, Samuel1); born 30 Jun 1844 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee;280,604 married William Buckner Drumright 15 Nov 1868 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee;605 died 8 Aug 1904 at Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, at age 60.604

She also went by the name of "Mattie." They were members of the Methodist Episcopal Church South.605

William Buckner Drumright did military service Co I, 1st Regt TN Infantry.605 He had 6; one son and five daughters.606 He was born on 8 Jul 1841 at Williamson County, Tennessee; the son of Richard and Elizabeth (Rainey) Drumright.605,607 He began military service on 10 May 1861 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee; in Company I, 1st Conf. Regiment,Tennessee Infantry.604 He did military service he was reported sick, and discharged on 17 Feb 1862 at Fayetteville, Tennessee.604 He was on a list of prisoners of war, of Company E, Neon's Regt., TN Cavalry on 4 May 1865 at Gainsville, Alabama.604 He was contracting & building between 1867 and 1886 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee.605 He appeared on the census of 1880 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee; in the 13th District, ED 200, Sh 27, Ln 2.608 He was in General merchandise, the firm of Butler & Drumright in Feb 1886 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee.605 He resided in 1895 at Bridgeport, Jackson County, Alabama.604 He died in Jul 1916 at Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee.604

The eight known children of Martha Frances5 Rather and William Buckner Drumright, who all died single,604  were as follows:

bullet579 i. James Richard6 Drumright; born 11 Dec 1869 at Rutherford County, Tennessee;604 died 10 Feb 1871 at Rutherford County, Tennessee, at age 1.604
bullet580 ii. Susan Fletcher Drumright; born circa 1870 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee;608,604 died 31 Jul 1955.604
bullet581 iii. Lula Holmes Drumright; born circa 1872 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee;608 died 26 Oct 1934.604
bullet582 iv. John Gee Drumright; born circa 1876 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee;608 died 1920.604
bullet583 v. Lillian Berlin Drumright; born circa 1878 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee;608 died 23 Aug 1909; This doesn't appear to be correct, as she was enumerated on the 1910 census.604  She was also known as Ella D. Drumright.608
bullet584 vi. Elodie Drumright; born 13 Dec 1881 at Rutherford County, Tennessee;604 died 17 Apr 1961 at Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, at age 79.604
bullet585 vii. William Traube Drumright; born 9 Sep 1883 at Rutherford County, Tennessee;604 died 2 Sep 1884 at Rutherford County, Tennessee.604
bullet586 viii. Tina Drumright; born 1 Feb 1886 at Rutherford County, Tennessee;604 died 11 Jul 1887 at Rutherford County, Tennessee, at age 1.604

183. Simon5 Wrather (John4Rather, Rawley3, William2, Samuel1); born circa 1852 at Tennessee;610 married Della (--?--) circa 1875.610

He was also known as Sim B. Rather.16 He appeared on the census of 1880 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee.275

Della (--?--). Her married name was Rather. She was born circa 1856 at Tennessee.275

The two known children of Simon5 Wrather and Della (--?--) were as follows:

bullet587 i. J. C.6 Rather; born circa 1876 at Rutherford County, Tennessee.610
bullet588 ii. Lester Rather; born circa 1877 at Tennessee;275 born circa 1877 at Rutherford County, Tennessee.610

187. Virginia Ann5 Rather (Daniel4, Rawley3, William2, Samuel1); born 1 Jun 1837 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi;249,16,611 married Henry Parsons Megginson 1 Dec 1857 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi; by Rev. Stephen G. Starks;16,612,613,614 died 6 Dec 1906 at Marshall County, Mississippi, at age 69;16 and was buried at Wesley Chapel, Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi.615

Henry Parsons Megginson did military service as a Pvt. in Co G, 17th Reg, MS Infantry, C. S.A.616 He was born on 3 Apr 1828 at Montgomery County, North Carolina.16,614 He appeared on the census of 1860 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi; house 202/family 167.615 He appeared on the census of 1870 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi; Range 2; house 278/family 246.615 He appeared on the census of 1880 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi; Beat 1, West Holly Springs Precinct; house 152/family 158.615 He died on 20 Nov 1886 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi, at age 58.612,614 He was buried at Wesley Chapel, Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi.614

The six known children of Virginia Ann5 Rather and Henry Parsons Megginson all born at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi, were as follows:

bullet589 i. Frank6 Megginson; born 13 Jun 1860;16,615 died 14 Sep 1927 at Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas, at age 67;16,617 buried after 14 Sep 1927 at Glendale Cemetery, Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas.615 He never married615
bullet590 ii. Lee Megginson; born 23 Jul 1864;16,615 died 29 Oct 1864 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi.16,615
bullet591 iii. Mary Brooks Megginson; born 1 Nov 1866;16,615 married Samuel A. Stone 12 Dec 1906 at Marshall County, Mississippi;16,612,615 died 26 Apr 1943 at Longview, Gregg County, Texas, at age 76;612,615 buried after 26 Apr 1943 at Glendale Cemetery, Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas.615
bullet+ 592 iv. Daniel Rather Megginson, born 15 Jul 1869; married Julia B. McWilliams.
bullet593 v. Sue Megginson; born 24 Jul 1871;16,618 died 4 Jun 1872 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi.16,618
bullet+ 594 vi. George Megginson, born 16 Sep 1873; married Annie L. Stewart.

189. Samuel B.5 Rather (Daniel4, Rawley3, William2, Samuel1); born 6 Oct 1848 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi;249,262,16 he and Melvina Tucker obtained a marriage license 13 Nov 1876 at Rutherford County, Tennessee;282 married Melvina Tucker 15 Nov 1876 at Rutherford County, Tennessee; by S. G. Shepard;294,282 died 1921 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi.16

He appeared on the census of 1880 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi; also in household: mother-in-law, Ann Tucker 51 b TN.619 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Marshall County, Mississippi.262 He appeared on the census of 1910 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi.595

Melvina Tucker also went by the name of "Mellie."262 She was born circa 1854 at Tennessee.294

The four known children of Samuel B.5 Rather and Melvina Tucker were as follows:

bullet595 i. Mary B.6 Rather; born at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi;16 died at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi.16
bullet596 ii. Sammy D. Rather; born at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi;16 died at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi.16
bullet597 iii. Anne Rather; died at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi;16 born circa 1878 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi.294
bullet+ 598 iv. A. Carl Rather, born Aug 1885 at Mississippi; married Nellie Cannon.

191. Lytle Alexander5 Rather (Daniel4, Rawley3, William2, Samuel1); born 12 Apr 1859 at Marshall County, Mississippi;249,262,16 married Mary Eugenia Jones 16 Nov 1882 at Marshall County, Mississippi;262,68 died 27 Apr 1930 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi, at age 71.16

The address of Lytle Alexander Rather was Gholson Street, Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi.596 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Marshall County, Mississippi.262 He appeared on the census of 1910 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi.595 He appeared on the census of 1920 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi.596

Mary Eugenia Jones also went by the name of "Mollie."68 She was born on 15 Oct 1859 at Marshall, Hinds County, Mississippi.16,262,620 She died on 13 May 1935 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi, at age 75.16

The two known children of Lytle Alexander5 Rather and Mary Eugenia Jones both born at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi, were as follows:

bullet+ 599 i. Hugh Henry6 Rather, born 16 Apr 1884; married Marie Nelms Butler.
bullet+ 600 ii. Lytle Alexander Rather, born 31 May 1889; married Frances Hamilton.

192. Charles S.5 Rather (Daniel4, Rawley3, William2, Samuel1); born 15 Apr 1861 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi;294,16,265 married Maude Wyman 10 Nov 1886 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi;16,302 died between 1900 and 1910 at Texas;301 died 19 Jan 1907 at Walnut Springs, Bosque County, Texas, at age 45.16

He also went by the name of "Charley."283 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Milan County, Texas.301

Maude Wyman was born on 10 Nov 1867.16 She was born in Nov 1868 at Kentucky.574,301 She appeared on the census of 1910 at Walnut Springs, Bosque County, Texas.574 She died on 11 Mar 1916 at Walnut Springs, Bosque County, Texas, at age 48.16

The four known children of Charles S.5 Rather and Maude Wyman were as follows:

bullet+ 601 i. Rollie Clarence6 Rather, born 15 Sep 1887 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi; married Margaret Wakefield.
bullet+ 602 ii. Evangeline Rather, born 8 Aug 1889 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi; married Charles J. Fascue; married Arthur Smitham.
bullet+ 603 iii. Walter Tyler Rather, born 10 Mar 1894 at Belmont, Gonzales County, Texas; married Eva Fredette.
bullet604 iv. Truett V. Rather; married Alleen Wakefield;16 born 19 Sep 1895 at Cameron, Texas;592 born 19 Sep 1898 at Cameron, Milam County, Texas;574,16,572 died Aug 1983 at Nevada at age 84.621 His Social Security Number was #530-01-0388.572 He registered for the draft between 1917 and 1918 at Washoe County, Nevada.592

194. William Harry5 Rather (Daniel4, Rawley3, William2, Samuel1); born 15 Aug 1865 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi;16 married Ella Arena Coulter, daughter of Jasper J. Coulter and Susan E. Rather, 1 Jan 1889 at Seguin, Guadalupe County, Texas; by H. S. Thrall, Minister of the Gospel;301,16,622 died 9 Jan 1942 at Houston, Harris County, Texas, at age 76; after having suffered from a stroke about four years earlier.295

He was worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad for 51 years.295 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Colorado County, Texas; ED 27, Ln 7, Sh 43.586 He appeared on the census of 15 Apr 1920 at Walker, Gonzales County, Texas.623

Ella Arena Coulter was also known as Ella Irene Coulter.301,16 She was born on 20 Jun 1869 at LaVaca County, Texas.16,624,625 She died on 10 Oct 1955 at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, at age 86.624

The three known children of William Harry5 Rather and Ella Arena Coulter all born at Luling, Caldwell County, Texas, were as follows:

bullet+ 605 i. Ernest Mansfield6 Rather, born 14 Oct 1889; married Jeannie Rankin Hartley; divorced Jeannie Rankin Hartley.
bullet+ 606 ii. Daniel Harry Rather, born 5 Feb 1892; married Sarah Flemings.
bullet607 iii. Bessie P. Rather; born 6 Jun 1894;301,16 married Carl V. Winning 15 Aug 1917;16 died 9 Sep 1978 at age 84; while cruising in the Caribbean.627

196. Peter Tucker5 Rather (Daniel4, Rawley3, William2, Samuel1); born 31 Mar 1869 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi;294,16 married Martha Lenna Smith 28 Jul 1896 at Clay County, Mississippi;574,628 married Martha Lenna Smith 28 Jul 1896 at Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi;16,302 died 24 Dec 1939 at Memorial Hospital, Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee, at age 70; at 5 a.m. of contusion of the brain, suffered in an automobile accident on the 23rd. "Patrolman states deceased was pedestrian struck by passenger car at 6:15 p.m;"16,629 buried 26 Dec 1939 at Tupelo Cemetery, Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi; funeral home: Smith Funeral Home, Jackson [MS].629

He appeared on the census of 1900 at Caldwell County, Texas.301 He appeared on the census of 1910 at Luling, Caldwell County, Texas.574 He appeared on the census of 1920 at Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee.630 He was a bookkeeper before 24 Dec 1939.629 Before 24 Dec 1939, the address of Peter Tucker Rather was 504 N. Hayes, Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee.629

Martha Lenna Smith was also known as Mattie.574 She was born on 26 Nov 1872 at Visalia, Tulare County, California.16

The five known children of Peter Tucker5 Rather and Martha Lenna Smith were as follows:

bullet+ 608 i. Julia Frances6 Rather, born 5 Jul 1897 at Elgin, Bastrop County, Texas; married Mort O. Ewing.
bullet609 ii. Mary Elizabeth Rather; born 6 Oct 1899 at Caldwell County, Texas;574,631 died 1978 at Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee.16
bullet+ 610 iii. Victor McElrath Rather, born 27 Nov 1902 at Caldwell County, Texas; married Nettie J. Williams.
bullet+ 611 iv. Daniel Tucker Rather, born 28 Apr 1912 at Luling, Caldwell County, Texas; married Mary A. Bryant.
bullet612 v. William Rather; born 29 Jun 1914 at Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee.16

197. Mellie5 Rather (Daniel4, Rawley3, William2, Samuel1); born 17 Jun 1871 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi;294,16 married John T. Thorne 27 Dec 1898 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi.16 She resided at Gibson, Texas.283

John T. Thorne was born on 9 Nov 1872 at Rutherford County, Tennessee.16

The seven known children of Mellie5 Rather and John T. Thorne all born at Gibson County, Tennessee, were as follows:

bullet613 i. Mary6 Thorne; born 10 May 1900;16 married Lacey Oliver 1925 at Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee;16 died 15 May 1933 at Gibson County, Tennessee, at age 33.16 Her married name was Mary Oliver.
bullet+ 614 ii. Daniel Thorne, born 28 Jan 1902; married Geneva Kinsey.
bullet615 iii. Ernest M. Thorne; born 20 Aug 1903;536 born 30 Aug 1903;16 married Pearl Turner 20 Aug 1932 at Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee;16 died Jan 1985 at Eaton, Gibson County, Tennessee, at age 81.536  His Social Security Number was #314-07-9510, issued before 1951 at Indiana.536
bullet+ 616 iv. Julia Thorne, born 3 May 1905; married J. D. Anderson.
bullet617 v. John L. Thorne; born 6 Feb 1907;16 married Louise Batchelor 22 Feb 1933 at Fulton, Fulton County, Kentucky;16 died 4 Jun 1989 at Eaton, Gibson County, Tennessee, at age 82.536  His Social Security Number was #412-20-7789 issued before 1951 at Tennessee.536
bullet618 vi. Joe W. Thorne; born 22 Mar 1911;16,536 died Apr 1986 at Dyer, Gibson County, Tennessee, at age 75.536  His Social Security Number was #414-42-5541 issued before 1951 at Tennessee.536
bullet619 vii. Mellie Thorne; born 22 Apr 1914;16 married Gervas Flock 18 Mar 1938 at Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee.16   Her married name was Mellie Flock.

198. Julia F.5 Rather (Daniel4, Rawley3, William2, Samuel1); born 16 Jan 1874 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi;294,16 married Sid S. Hyman 7 Jun 1898 at Luling, Caldwell County, Texas;16 died 1944.295  She resided at Rosebud, Falls County, Texas.283

Sid S. Hyman was born on 21 Jan 1858.16 He died on 29 May 1926 at Rosebud, Falls County, Texas, at age 68.16

The five known children of Julia F.5 Rather and Sid S. Hyman were as follows:

bullet620 i. Mary6 Hyman; born 23 Apr 1899.16
bullet621 ii. Sidney Hyman; born 2 Nov 1900;16 died 11 Oct 1903 at Rosebud, Falls County, Texas, at age 2.16
bullet622 iii. Edward Hyman; married Evelyn (--?--);16 born 11 Mar 1904;16,536 died Oct 1980 at San Angelo, Texas, at age 76.536  His Social Security Number was #465-74-4989 in 1962 at Texas.536
bullet623 iv. Louise Hyman; born 3 Dec 1906;16 died 25 Nov 1926 at Rosebud, Falls County, Texas, at age 19.16
bullet624 v. Julia Hyman; born 26 Nov 1909;16  of 1992, the address of Julia Hyman was Washington, DC.

200. Sallie A.5 Rather (Daniel4, Rawley3, William2, Samuel1); married Duff Sharpe;16 married Robert Stowe;16 married (--?--) Sharpe;16 born 3 Oct 1877 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi;632 died 1944.295

Her married name was Sallie A. Stowe. Her married name was Sallie A. Sharpe. She resided at Maud, Bowie County, Texas.283

There were no known children of Sallie A.5 Rather and Robert Stowe.

The two known children of Sallie A.5 Rather and (--?--) Sharpe were as follows:

bullet625 i. Lorena6 Sharpe.
bullet626 ii. Irene Sharpe; married Robert Houston.16

There were no known children of Sallie A.5 Rather and Duff Sharpe.

201. Maud5 Rather (Daniel4, Rawley3, William2, Samuel1); born 7 Jul 1882 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi;16 married Sumpter Keith 26 Oct 1904 at Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi;16 died 1944.295

Her married name was Maud Keith. She resided at Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.283

Sumpter Keith was born on 4 May 1870.16 He died on 10 Jun 1945 at Luling, Caldwell County, Texas, at age 75.633

The two known children of Maud5 Rather and Sumpter Keith were as follows:

bullet+ 627 i. Hellen V.6 Keith, born 16 Aug 1905; married Davis H. Ward.
bullet628 ii. Lillie Keith; born 4 Nov 1907.16

204. Susan E.5 Rather (George Washington4, Rawley3, William2, Samuel1); born 1848 at Tennessee;258 married Jasper J. Coulter 15 Mar 1868;16,267 died Jan 1912.16

The five known children of Susan E.5 Rather and Jasper J. Coulter were as follows:

bullet+ 629 i. Ella Arena6 Coulter, born 20 Jun 1869 at LaVaca County, Texas; married William Harry Rather.
bullet630 ii. Jasper Coulter.
bullet631 iii. Charles Coulter.
bullet632 iv. Dollie Coulter.
bullet633 v. Sue Coulter.

205. George Anthony5 Rather (George Washington4, Rawley3, William2, Samuel1); born 24 Aug 1851 at Tennessee;258,16 married Willie Low 15 Mar 1881 at Texas;301,302 died 1 May 1931 at age 79.16,632

He resided at Belmont, Gonzales County, Texas.16 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Gonzales County, Texas.301 He appeared on the census of 1 Jun 1920 at Gonzales County, Texas.634

Willie Low. Her married name was Willie Rather. She was also known as Willie Law.635 She was born at Coffeeville, Oklahoma.635 She was born on 6 Jun 1858 at Alabama.301,302

The five known children of George Anthony5 Rather and Willie Low were as follows:

bullet+ 634 i. Charles T.6 Rather, born 11 Jan 1882 at Texas; married Inez (--?--).
bullet635 ii. Albert W. Rather; born 28 Apr 1884 at Texas;301,636 died 19 Jun 1930 at age 46.16,632
bullet636 iii. Eunice Rather; married J. C. Tips Jr;637 born 13 Feb 1886 at Madisonville, Texas.301,16
bullet637 iv. Mary Christian Rather; married Austin Perry;638 born 5 Jun 1888 at Madisonville, Texas.301,16,639
bullet638 v. Aline Rather; born 5 Feb 1892 at Texas.301,16

206. Rawley Samuel5 Rather (George Washington4, Rawley3, William2, Samuel1); born 13 Aug 1853;296 born Aug 1854 at Texas;258,640 married Mary D. Henry 8 Sep 1880 at Texas;640,267 died 16 Nov 1907 at Huntsville, Walker County, Texas, at age 54;296 buried after 16 Nov 1907 at Oakwood Cemetery, Huntsville, Walker County, Texas.296

He "The Rather family owned most of south side of the town square and several blocks on University St. Rather park is where the home stood."296 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Walker County, Texas.640

Mary D. Henry was born in Mar 1854 at Florida.640 She was born on 4 May 1854.296 She appeared on the census of 15 Apr 1920 at Huntsville, Walker County, Texas.641 She died on 5 Feb 1930 at Huntsville, Walker County, Texas, at age 75.296 She was buried after 5 Feb 1930 at Oakwood Cemetery, Huntsville, Walker County, Texas; "wife of Rawley Samuel Rather."296

The five known children of Rawley Samuel5 Rather and Mary D. Henry were as follows:

bullet639 i. Rawley Goss6 Rather; born 10 Mar 1881 at Huntsville, Walker County, Texas;296 born May 1881 at Walker County, Texas;640 died 19 Jul 1935 at Walker County, Texas, at age 54.642
bullet640 ii. Mary L. Rather; born Mar 1883 at Walker County, Texas.640
bullet641 iii. John Rather; born 1 Apr 1886 at Huntsville, Walker County, Texas;296 died 3 Jul 1886 at Huntsville, Walker County, Texas;296 buried after 3 Jul 1886 at Oakwood Cemetery, Huntsville, Walker County, Texas; "Baby."296
bullet+ 642 iv. Edward Seay Rather, born 13 Feb 1887 at Huntsville, Walker County, Texas; married Mary Alice Branch.
bullet643 v. John Henry Rather; born 24 Mar 1894 at Huntsville, Walker County, Texas;640,296 died 22 Apr 1980 at Huntsville, Walker County, Texas, at age 86;296 buried after 22 Apr 1980 at Oakwood Cemetery, Huntsville, Walker County, Texas; "unmarried: son of Rawley & Mary Henry Rather."296

He appeared on the census of 15 Apr 1920 at Houston, Harris County, Texas; lodging at 1006 Dallas St. with Ivan Hagan.643

207. Charles Taylor5 Rather (George Washington4, Rawley3, William2, Samuel1) named for his cousin, John Taylor Rather, of Alabama. It was in his home that his parents were married; born 20 Jun 1855 at Huntsville, Walker County, Texas;258,299 born 1856 at Texas;574 married Ella Gertrude Grubbs 29 Sep 1880 at Leesville, Gonzales County, Texas;299,644 died 10 Oct 1931 at Travis County, Texas, at age 76.645

He was also known as C. T. Rather.574 He resided at Gonzales, Gonzales County, Texas.16 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Gonzales County, Texas.301 He appeared on the census of 1910 at Gonzales, Gonzales County, Texas.574

Ella Gertrude Grubbs. Her married name was Ella Gertrude Rather. She was born on 2 Jul 1861 at Preston, Webster County, Georgia.299 She died on 23 Dec 1919 at Travis County, Texas, at age 58.299,646

The three known children of Charles Taylor5 Rather and Ella Gertrude Grubbs all born at Texas were as follows:

bullet+ 644 i. Ethel Z.6 Rather, born Aug 1883; married E. J. Villavaso.
bullet+ 645 ii. Roy Lamar Rather, born Jun 1886; married Florence R. (--?--).
bullet646 iii. Alma Rather; born Jul 1889;574 married Frederick Duncalf before 1920.647

216. Robert Baker5 Wrather (Calenous M.4, Baker3, William2Rather, Samuel1); born 16 Jul 1846 at Rutherford County, Tennessee;78,648 married L. Sara Elizabeth James before 1879;649 died 17 Mar 1920 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee, at age 73; of "lock bowels;"648 buried 18 Mar 1920 at family graveyard, Rutherford County, Tennessee.648

He appeared on the census of 1900 at Rutherford County, Tennessee.649

L. Sara Elizabeth James. Her married name was L. Sara Wrather. She was born on 2 Nov 1856 at Tennessee.650 She died on 12 Apr 1942 at Leanna, Rutherford County, Tennessee, at age 85; of high blood pressure, and heart weakness.650 She was buried on 13 Apr 1942 at Bethel Cemetery, Leanna, Rutherford County, Tennessee; funeral home: Wood Funeral Home, Nashville.650

The five known children of Robert Baker5 Wrather and L. Sara Elizabeth James were as follows:

bullet647 i. A. Cora6 Wrather; born Mar 1884 at Rutherford County, Tennessee.649
bullet648 ii. E. Charlie Wrather; born Jul 1891 at Rutherford County, Tennessee;649 died Jul 1964.651,652 His Social Security Number was #409-05-0096 issued at Tennessee.652
bullet649 iii. S. Leana Wrather; born Nov 1893 at Rutherford County, Tennessee.649
bullet650 iv. Jesse Calenus Wrather; born 21 Jul 1880 at Rutherford County, Tennessee;572,649,653,654 died 1 Jan 1967 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee, at age 86; "after an extended illness;"572,653 buried 2 Jan 1967 at Evergreen Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee.653

He was also known as C. Jessie Wrather.649 He was Bethel Methodist Church.653 He was farmer.653 He registered for the draft He was 38, a self-employed farmer (it was indicated that he owned 70 acres, and rented from Mrs. Josephine Adams). His next of kin was his father, R. B. Wrather of #7 R.F.D., Murfreesboro on 12 Sep 1918 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee.654 He was described as of medium build and Hieght, had grey eyes and black hair on 12 Sep 1918 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee.654 His Social Security Number was #409-78-0310 in 1963 at Tennessee.572,536 His survivors on 1 Jan 1967 were; brother: Oscar, of Shelbyville; sisters: Mrs. Joe Mays, Bethel Community & Mrs. Lena Brothers, of Nashville.653 His funeral was 2 Jan 1967 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee; at 1pm, Rev. H. E. Baker officiating. Pallbearers were: Jess Young, Nodie Barrett, Raymond Tarpley, R. S. Jenkins, James Shipp, B.T. Waltrip, George Brimm, Miles McCrary, Kenneth Murray, Sam D. Wrather, Russ Stockard and John T. Allen.653

bullet+ 651 v. Oscar Lee Wrather, born 26 Dec 1885 at Tennessee; married Ada Pierce.

222. Calenus Lysian5 Wrather (Calenous M.4, Baker3, William2Rather, Samuel1); born 13 Sep 1866 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee;655,656,657,96 married B. Sallie Dunaway 24 Nov 1890 at Rutherford County, Tennessee; by J. T. Saunders, jp;658 buried between 1900 and 1944 at Martin Cemetery, Rutherford County, Tennessee;659 died 10 Jul 1936 at Rutherford County, Tennessee, at age 69; cause: "don't know" . . cardio rheonal;657 buried 11 Jul 1936 at "Family cemetery", Rutherford County, Tennessee; undertaker: Woodfin & Moon, Murfreesboro.657

He was also known as C. L. Rather.275 He was also known as Lucian Wrather.656 He was farmer.657 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Rutherford County, Tennessee; ED 108; Sh 3; Ln 53.324 He appeared on the census of 10 Jan 1920 at Rutherford County, Tennessee; farmer, general farm/ also in family, Della Dunnaway, 48, sister-in-law.660

B. Sallie Dunaway was born circa 1867 at Tennessee.656 She was born on 25 Nov 1867 at Rutherford County, Tennessee; her parents were Jacob & Elizabeth Dunaway; both born in Rutherford County.661,656 She died on 13 Sep 1944 at Rutherford County, Tennessee, at age 76; of senility.661 She was buried on 15 Sep 1944 at Dunaway Cemetery, La. . ., Rutherford County, Tennessee.661

The four known children of Calenus Lysian5 Wrather and B. Sallie Dunaway were as follows:

bullet652 i. Tabitha Cora6 Wrather; born 4 May 1892 at Tennessee;96 married Huey Oliver 1912;96 died 17 Apr 1929 at age 36.96

She was also known as Cora Idella Wrather.96

bullet653 ii. Vashte Wrather; born 10 Jun 1894 at Tennessee;96 married Andrew Jackson Mays 6 Dec 1908 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee;96 died 21 May 1979 at age 84.96
bullet654 iii. Lou Ella Wrather; born 2 Mar 1896 at Rutherford County, Tennessee;96 married Elwood Oliver 13 Jul 1910 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee;96 died 17 Apr 1929 at age 33.96
bullet+ 655 iv. Samuel Davis Wrather, born 22 May 1902 at Rutherford County, Tennessee; married Daisy Lane.

223. Dora5 Rather (Calenous M.4Wrather, Baker3, William2Rather, Samuel1); born 25 Mar 1864 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee;275,96 she and John Dee Neeley obtained a marriage license 1 Jan 1889 at Rutherford County, Tennessee;662 died 1913.663

She was also known as Dora Wrather.7

The only known child of Dora5 Rather and John Dee Neeley was:

bullet+ 656 i. Richard Edwin6 Neeley, born 23 Oct 1898 at Wilson County, Tennessee; married Zoe Gladys Hudson.

227. Samuel Peter5 Wrather (Calenous M.4, Baker3, William2Rather, Samuel1); born circa 1875 at Tennessee;322 born 23 Mar 1885 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee;664,310,665 married Cora Luticia Evans circa 1903 at Tennessee;322 married Cora Luticia Evans before 1918.664

He was also known as Samuel Wrather.322 He registered for the draft He was a farmer, lived at RFD #1, his next of kin was Mrs. Cora Wrather on 12 Sep 1918 at Walter Hill, Rutherford County, Tennessee.654 He was described as medium height and build, had blue eyes and red hair when he registered for the draft on 12 Sep 1918 at Rutherford County, Tennessee.654 He appeared on the census of 1920 at Rutherford County, Tennessee.666

She was born circa 1882 at Tennessee.322

The four known children of Samuel Peter5 Wrather and Cora Luticia Evans were as follows:

bullet+ 657 i. Walter Lischen6 Wrather, married Blanche Lowe; born 2 Jun 1906 at Tennessee.
bullet658 ii. Lilly L. Wrather; born circa 1908 at Rutherford County, Tennessee.322
bullet+ 659 iii. Horris Palmer Wrather, born 10 Dec 1903 at Rutherford County, Tennessee; married Gola Kate Jones.
bullet+ 660 iv. Mattie Ruth Wrather, married Charles Jacob Hills; born circa 1923 at Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

230. Thomas Peyton5 Wrather (Wesley Stiger4, Baker3, William2Rather, Samuel1); born 1 Feb 1848 at Rutherford County, Tennessee;314,272 married Millie Isabella Robinson 19 Dec 1871 at Rutherford County, Tennessee;314,61 died 26 Apr 1927 at age 79.314

He appeared on the census of 1900 at Rutherford County, Tennessee.649

Millie Isabella Robinson was born on 6 Aug 1849 at Tennessee, though the cemetery record indicates a birth year of 1849.513,667,668 She appeared on the census of 1910 at Rutherford County, Tennessee.669 She died on 22 Mar 1929 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee, at age 79; of lobar pneumonia.667,668 She was buried on 24 Mar 1929 at Evergreen Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee; undertaker: McKnight & Sutton.667,668

The four known children of Thomas Peyton5 Wrather and Millie Isabella Robinson were as follows:

bullet+ 661 i. Susan6 Wrather, born 1868 at Rutherford County, Tennessee; married (--?--) Parker.
bullet+ 662 ii. Thomas Jefferson Wrather, born 19 May 1881 at Rutherford County, Tennessee; married Nancy C. (--?--).
bullet663 iii. John E. Wrather.
bullet664 iv. Willie Bell Wrather; born Oct 1888 at Rutherford County, Tennessee.513

231. Sanda Alexander5 Wrather (Wesley Stiger4, Baker3, William2Rather, Samuel1); born circa 1854 at Tennessee;670 born 18 Jan 1855;320 married Lucinda Catherine Turner 20 Dec 1879 at Rutherford County, Tennessee; by Rev. Thomas Hutchoson, Record no. 3391, pg.342;670,96 married Lucinda Catherine Turner after 1897.320

He was also known as Samuel E. Wrather.670 He and Lucinda Catherine Turner appeared on the census of 1 Jun 1920 at Baily Mail (?), Bailey, Fannin County, Texas; V 62; ED 44; Sh 4; Ln 71.670

Lucinda Catherine Turner also went by the name of "Lucy."96 She also went by the name of "Kate."96 She was born circa 1859 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee.670,96 She appeared on the census of 1 Jun 1920 at Terrell Road, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas; with Melrose W. Holmgreen, son-in-law.670 She died in Dec 1941 at Bonham, Fannin County, Texas.96

The three known children of Sanda Alexander5 Wrather and Lucinda Catherine Turner were as follows:

bullet+ 665 i. James Moses6 Wrather, born 1881 at Tennessee; married Bertha (--?--).
bullet+ 666 ii. Luther Alton Wrather, born 1885 at Tennessee; married Elizabeth Nancy Covey.
bullet+ 667 iii. daughter Wrather, married Melores W. Holmgreen.

235. Farmon Draper5 Wrather (Wesley Stiger4, Baker3, William2Rather, Samuel1); born 18 Jun 1861 at Tennessee;320,288 married Dillie Adcock 23 Dec 1894;320 married Frances Raynes 11 Jun 1899;320 died 11 Jan 1930 at Odell, Wilbarger County, Texas, at age 68.320,671 He was also known as Draper Rather.275

Dillie Adcock died on 6 Sep 1897.320

The only known child of Farmon Draper5 Wrather and Dillie Adcock was:

bullet668 i. Cora Lee6 Wrather; born 11 Jun 1896 at Lane, Fannin County, Texas;320,96 died 12 Jan 1913 at Lane, Fannin County, Texas, at age 16; "aged 16 yrs, 7 mos, 1 day."320,96

Frances Raynes was born on 11 Jul 1874.320 She married George Campbell before 1899.320 She died on 11 May 1937 at Odell, Wilbarger County, Texas, at age 62.320

The six known children of Farmon Draper5 Wrather and Frances Raynes were as follows:

bullet+ 669 i. James Wesley6 Wrather, born 18 Jun 1900 at Bailey, Fannin County, Texas; married Willie May Siniard; married Maude Freda (--?--).
bullet670 ii. living?  - status unkown
bullet671 iii. Edna May Wrather; born 26 Feb 1904;320 married Alford Turner 7 Feb 1920;320 died Feb 1970 at Erick, Beckham County, Oklahoma.536   Her Social Security Number was #441-38-4227 issued in 1955 at Oklahoma.536
bullet672 iv. living?  - status unkown
bullet673 v. living?  - status unkown
bullet674 vi. living?  - status unkown

242. Andrew Johnson5 Wrather (Enoch Baker4, Baker3, William2Rather, Samuel1); born 25 Nov 1855 at Tennessee;674 married Harriett Williams Ward, daughter of Christopher Ward and Sallie Hall, 22 Dec 1878 at Rutherford County, Tennessee; by Peter T. Vaughan, jp;319,282 died 27 Sep 1936 at Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, at age 80; of chronic myocarditis;674,327 buried 29 Sep 1936 at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee; undertaker was Petties & Sons?; 4506 Charlotte.674

He was widowed at the time of his death.674 He was a retired street car operator.674 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Rutherford County, Tennessee.265 He appeared on the census of 1910 at Davidson County, Tennessee.675 He appeared on the census of 1920 at Richland Park, Davidson County, Tennessee.630 As of 27 Sep 1936, the address of Andrew Johnson Wrather was 4601 Utah, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee; the informant on his death certificate, EB Wrather, resided at the same address.674 His funeral was on 29 Sep 1936 at Charlotte Avenue Church of Christ, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee; at 2 p.m., conducted by Elders Athens Clay Pullias & J. E. Acuff. Honorary pallbearers were: George D. Mills, George A. Huffaker, Grant Conron, H. D. Jamison, Spain Jamison, W. E. Stevens, Dr. W. S. McKinstry, A. Duling, B. W. DePierri. Active pallbearers: R. W. Cox, J. E. Naron, Frank N. Quarles, B. K. Young, W. H. Williams, G. T. Biffle, F. R. Pegram, & Robert Morris.327

Harriett Williams Ward. Her married name was Rather. She was born on 11 Dec 1856 at Tennessee.319,676 She died on 8 Oct 1932 at Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, at age 75; of chronic myocarditis.676 She was buried on 10 Oct 1932 at Woodlawn Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee; undertaker: Rauch Johnson & Mastton.676

The five known children of Andrew Johnson5 Wrather and Harriett Williams Ward were as follows:

bullet675 i. Martha6 Rather; married J. A. Ford;327 born Jun 1881 at Tennessee.319

She married unmarried in 1920, living at home times.630 She and J. A. Ford resided on 28 Sep 1938 at Denver, Denver County, Colorado.327 She resided on 14 Sep 1973 at Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee.677

bullet+ 676 ii. Enoch Baker Wrather, born 5 Feb 1883 at Rutherford County, Tennessee; married Bertie Owens.
bullet+ 677 iii. Robertson I. Rather, born Feb 1885 at Tennessee; married Aubrey Lee (--?--).
bullet678 iv. Richard Rather; born 27 Feb 1887 at Tennessee;319,678 died 9 Feb 1938 at Antioch, Davidson County, Tennessee, at age 50; of chronic myocarditis; aged 50 y, 11m, 12d. He was single, a cutter for Stephens Huffine Co;678 buried 11 Feb 1938 at Woodlawn Memo Park, Antioch, Davidson County, Tennessee; undertaker: Pettus & Owen; 4506 Charlotte Ave.678   He  was unmarried, living with his parents at times.630
bullet679 v. Edna Wrather; born Feb 1887 at Tennessee;319 married H. A. Reynolds after 1910.327   She and H. A. Reynolds resided on 28 Sep 1938 at Havana, Florida.327

243. Horace Jefferson5 Wrather (Enoch Baker4, Baker3, William2Rather, Samuel1); born Oct 1858 at Tennessee;293,649 married Maggie Lea Comer 27 Dec 1890 at Rutherford County, Tennessee; by S. T. Alsup, m.g;679,658 died 5 Jan 1936 at Walter Hill, Rutherford County, Tennessee, at age 77; of colon cancer;680 buried 6 Jan 1936 at Wrather Graveyard, Walter Hill, Rutherford County, Tennessee; undertaker: M. A. Bond, Norene TN.680

He was farmer.680 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Rutherford County, Tennessee.681 He appeared on the census of 1910 at Rutherford County, Tennessee.322 He appeared on the census of 1920 at Rutherford County, Tennessee.293

Maggie Lea Comer was also known as Mattie L. Comer.679 She was born on 24 Mar 1873 at Rutherford County, Tennessee.667 She died on 17 Nov 1948 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee, at age 75.667 She was buried at Evergreen Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee.667

The nine known children of Horace Jefferson5 Wrather and Maggie Lea Comer were as follows:

bullet+ 680 i. Fruzie Anna6 Wrather, married Thomas Houston Vaughter; born 8 Nov 1891.
bullet681 ii. Lula B. Wrather; born Aug 1893 at Rutherford County, Tennessee.293,649
bullet682 iii. Fanny M. Wrather; born Sep 1896 at Rutherford County, Tennessee.649
bullet683 iv. Ella R. Wrather; born circa 1901 at Rutherford County, Tennessee.322
bullet684 v. Mary E. Wrather; born circa 1905 at Tennessee.293
bullet+ 685 vi. Thomas Jefferson Wrather, born 9 Sep 1909 at Tennessee; married Ethel May Drennon.
bullet686 vii. Richard E. Wrather; born circa 1915 at Tennessee.293
bullet687 viii. James W. Wrather; born circa 1917 at Tennessee.293
bullet688 i. Andrew J.6 Wrather; born 23 May 1902 at Tennessee;293 died Dec 1983 at Lascassas, Wilson County, Tennessee, at age 81.572,536  His Social Security Number was #413-44-4983 issued before 1951 at Tennessee.572,536

244. Richard B.5 Wrather (Enoch Baker4, Baker3, William2Rather, Samuel1); born Oct 1860 at Tennessee;323 he and Sarah E. Jones obtained a marriage license 19 Apr 1879 at Rutherford County, Tennessee;282 married Sarah E. Jones 20 Apr 1879 at Rutherford County, Tennessee; by Peter T. Vaughan, jp.323,282

He appeared on the census of 1910 at Rutherford County, Tennessee.669

The only known child of Richard B.5 Wrather and Sarah E. Jones was:

bullet+ 689 i. Richard6 Wrather, born 26 May 1880 at Rutherford County, Tennessee; married Sallie M. Cottar.

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