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Daniel Burnett Jean was the oldest child of John and Alcy Jean.  He was born in Georgia on May 29, 1806.

The 1830 census places Daniel and his wife in Coweta County, Georgia.  

The 1840 Heard County, Georgia census lists Daniel with his wife and a daughter and two sons.  In 1850, Daniel is still in Heard County, Georgia, with a wife and six children..  

The 1860 census finds Daniel and his family in Union County, Arkansas.  On June 19, 1861, two of his sons, John James and Robert Mathis, enlisted in Company G, 3rd Arkansas Infantry at Three Creeks, Union County, Arkansas. 

Daniel is listed on the 1868 Little River County, Arkansas tax roles, and the 1870 Little River County census.

Mary Carmichael Jean is listed as head of household in the 1880 Little River County, Johnson Township, census.  Living with her is her 44 year old son, John J. Jean.

Mary, along with sons, Hardy Hopson and Robert Mathis, are enumerated on the 1885 Little River County Tax List.

I would like to thank Claude and Kathy Jeans of Ashdown, Arkansas for sharing Daniel's family story with me and hosting my visit to that community.  They drove me all over southern Arkansas visiting courthouses and cemeteries.  Claude is descended from Daniel through his son, Robert Mathis Jean.

1. DANIEL BURNETT2 JEAN (JOHN1) was born May 29, 1806 in Georgia, and died February 22, 1878 in Little River County, Arkansas. He married MARY MATHIS CARMICHAEL April 23, 1829 in Walton County, Georgia, daughter of JAMES CARMICHAEL and SARAH MATHIS. She was born October 28, 1814 in Georgia, and died March 28, 1889 in Little River County, Arkansas.

Children of DANIEL JEAN and MARY CARMICHAEL are:

2. i. SARAH ANN ALCY3 JEAN, b. August 23, 1834, Georgia; d. October 19, 1856, Heard County, Georgia.

ii. JOHN JAMES JEAN, b. December 21, 1836, Georgia.

iii. LITTLETON MATHIS JEAN, b. January 08, 1839, Georgia; d. April 07, 1856.

3. iv. ROBERT MATHIS JEAN, b. December 02, 1841, Heard County, Georgia; d. August 11, 1897, Little River County, Arkansas.

4. v. NANCY CAROLINE JEAN, b. February 08, 1844; d. October 17, 1866.

5. vi. MARTHA ANN AMANDA JEAN, b. April 26, 1848, Georgia; d. June 1924, Union County, Arkansas.

vii. WILLIAM THOMAS JEAN, b. October 08, 1850; d. October 14, 1866.

6. viii. HARDY HOPSON JEAN, b. March 10, 1853, Georgia; d. November 28, 1932, Ashdown, Arkansas.

ix. ELIZABETH MALINDA JEAN, b. April 07, 1858, Georgia; d. before 1870.

2. SARAH ANN ALCY3 JEAN (DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born August 23, 1834 in Georgia, and died October 19, 1856 in Heard County, Georgia. She married BRITTON CAPPLE DUFFEY January 08, 1852 in Heard County, Georgia, son of JOHN DUFFEY and MARY UNKNOWN. He was born 1832 in Georgia.

Children of SARAH JEAN and BRITTON DUFFEY are:

i. MARY CATHERINE4 DUFFEY, b. September 04, 1855, Heard County, Georgia; d. October 15, 1855, Heard County, Georgia.

7. ii. MARY DUFFEY, b. October 18, 1856, Heard County, Georgia; d. August 11, 1930.

3. ROBERT MATHIS3 JEAN (DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born December 02, 1841 in Heard County, Georgia, and died August 11, 1897 in Little River County, Arkansas. He married MALISSA P. GARNER. She was born September 1853 in Mississippi.

More About ROBERT MATHIS JEAN:  Medical Information: Fair complexion; hazel eyes, dark hair.

Children of ROBERT JEAN and MALISSA GARNER are:

i. JOHN JEAN, b. 1873.

ii. ALLEN JEAN, b. 1875.

8. iii. SAM WASHINGTON JEAN, b. January 19, 1884, Arkansas; d. December 03, 1931, Little River County, Arkansas.

9. iv. JOHN ROBERT JEAN, b. January 1890.

10. v. CHARLIE JEAN, b. December 12, 1893.

4. NANCY CAROLINE3 JEAN (DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born February 08, 1844, and died October 17, 1866. She married WILLIAM SMITH.

Child of NANCY JEAN and WILLIAM SMITH is:

i. JOEL S.4 SMITH, d. October 05, 1860.

5. MARTHA ANN AMANDA3 JEAN (DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born April 26, 1848 in Georgia, and died June 23, 1924 in Union County, Arkansas.  She married ROBERT JEFFERSON WRIGHT December 31, 1865 in Union County, Arkansas, son of RICHARD WRIGHT and MARY ANN HENDERSON. He was born January 12, 1846 in Arkansas, and died November 11, 1893 in Union County, Arkansas.

More About MARTHA ANN AMANDA JEAN:  Occupation: Postmistress

Children of MARTHA JEAN and ROBERT WRIGHT are:

11. i. CAROLINE JANE4 WRIGHT, b. 1866, Tubal, Union County, Arkansas; d. 1940, Claiborne Parish, Holly Grove, Louisiana.

12. ii. THOMAS WRIGHT, b. March 29, 1869, Three Creeks, Union County, Arkansas; d. November 19, 1957, Napa, Napa County, California.

iii. FRANCIS M. WRIGHT, b. June 30, 1871, Union County, Arkansas, d. June 4, 1881.

13. iv. MARY ELIZABETH WRIGHT, b. 1873 in Arkansas.

14. v. JAMES WALKER WRIGHT, b. February 13, 1875, Union County, Arkansas; d. April 11, 1950, Union County, Arkansas.

15. vi. INDIANA WRIGHT, b. 1875.

vii. OSCAR OLDHAM WRIGHT, b. July 19, 1886, Union County, Arkansas; d. November 03, 1966, Houston, Harris County, Texas.

6. HARDY HOPSON3 JEAN (DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born March 10, 1853 in Georgia, and died November 28, 1932 in Ashdown, Arkansas. He married MAHALEY ELIZA WELCH December 30, 1878 in Little River County, Arkansas. She was born September 10, 1857 in Alabama, and died August 02, 1920 in Ashdown, Arkansas.

Note for Hardy H Jean:  Adopted Loyd Jean, son of William & Zula Jean, in 1916.

Children of HARDY JEAN and MAHALEY WELCH are:

16. i. THOMAS DANIEL4 JEAN, b. February 14, 1881, Little River County, AR; d. June 01, 1969, Little River County, Arkansas.

17. ii. MOLLIE ELIZA JEAN, b. October 09, 1882; d. July 10, 1910.

18. iii. WILLIAM H. JEAN, b. January 19, 1886, Arkansas; d. August 15, 1914.

iv. JOSEPH CHARLES JEAN, b. December 12, 1889, Arkansas; d. June 20, 1960, Cuba, Los Angeles County, California.

v. ALLIE BELL JEAN, b. May 13, 1893; d. July 10, 1895.

vi. WILLIE MADDIE JEAN, b. May 13, 1893; d. July 03, 1895.

vii. JESSE HOPSON JEAN, b. February 25, 1895; d. October 30, 1895.

7. MARY4 DUFFEY (SARAH ANN ALCY3 JEAN, DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born October 18, 1856 in Heard County, Georgia, and died August 11, 1930. She married (1) JOHN GARNER about 1874. He was born 1853 in Arkansas, and died before 1886. She married (2) BENJAMIN T. SMITH October 29, 1886 in Little River County, AR - Book B, page 13. He was born October 1866 in Arkansas.

Children of MARY DUFFEY and JOHN GARNER are:

i. SARAH ADA5 GARNER, b. October 26, 1874; m. SAM GIBBS.

ii. BEE GARNER.

19. iii. HARDY GARNER, b. February 1877.

20. iv. JOHN GARNER, b. March 10, 1878; d. April 12, 1918.

v. SAMUEL GARNER, b. March 1880.

21. vi. ANNIE GARNER, b. June 1883.

vii. CLEVELAND L. GARNER, b. March 16, 1885; d. February 12, 1958; m. (1) TRESSY STARK; m. (2) ETHEL PLUNK ANTHONY; m. (3) KATHERINE WEEMS, March 04, 1904; m. (4) FANNY COOPER, June 06, 1913.

Children of MARY DUFFEY and BENJAMIN SMITH are:

viii. LIZZIE5 SMITH, b. August 1887.

ix. FANNIE SMITH, b. May 15, 1892; d. April 1979, Chandler, Maricopa, AZ; m. ROSCOE PLUNK.

x. AUGUSTUS SMITH, b. May 1898.

8. SAM4 WASHINGTON JEAN (ROBERT MATHIS3, DANIEL B.2, JOHN 1) was born January 19, 1884 in Arkansas, and died December 03, 1931 in Little River County, Arkansas. He married FANNIE BUTLER, daughter of PERRY BUTLER and MARY JETTER. She was born August 10, 1885, and died November 07, 1930 in Little River County, Arkansas.

NOTE for SAM JEAN:  Sam changed the spelling of the family's last name to Jeans.  His reasoning was that he had so many children that folks would say as they passed in a wagon "There goes those Jeans."  For the purpose of consistency, I have chosen to keep the name as JEAN.  However, the descendants of SAM JEAN all have the last name of JEANS.

Children of SAM JEAN and FANNIE BUTLER are:

22. i. ROBERT PERRY5 JEAN, b. August 21, 1904, Center Point, Howard County, Arkansas; d. August 20, 1974, Ashdown, Little River County, Arkansas.

ii. LENA MAE JEAN, b. February 23, 1906, Ashdown, Little River County, Arkansas; d. March 13, 1983; m. BILL WALDO.

iii. NELLIE JEAN, b. March 29, 1908; d. March 11, 1987; m. UNKNOWN BROWER.

iv. BESSIE JEAN, b. December 10, 1909, Ashdown, Little River County, Arkansas; d. December 1980; m. (1) ALBERT WISE; m. (2) UNKNOWN CLAYTON.

v. FLOYD JEAN, b. January 13, 1912; d. November 21, 1984; m. SALLY JONES; b. 1898; d. 1960.

vi. IDELL JEAN, b. December 05, 1914; d. January 27, 1935.

vii. SAMMIE JEAN, b. July 27, 1917; d. July 31, 1975, Texarkana, Arkansas; m. FRANCES HARLESS, January 01, 1937.

viii. PEARL JEAN, b. December 09, 1919; d. July 04, 1986; m. WILLIAM BULLINGTON.

ix. OLA LEE JEAN, b. January 10, 1922, Ashdown, Little River County, Arkansas; m. WILLIS JACKSON.

x. JOHN ERNEST JEAN, b. May 29, 1923; m. LUCILLE UNKNOWN.

9.  JOHN ROBERT4 JEAN (ROBERT MATHIS3, DANIEL B.2, JOHN 1) was born January 1890. He married GERTIE MAE TURPIN, daughter of BUCK TURPIN and SARAH UNKNOWN.

Children of JOHN JEAN and GERTIE TURPIN are:

i. VIRGIE LEE5 JEAN, b. January 1910; m. BERT WELLS; b. July 01, 1898; d. October 1977, Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois.

ii. LELA BELLE JEAN, b. 1912; m. HENRY SIMMONS.

iii. DILLARD JEAN, was born February 05, 1914, and died May 08, 1997. He married BYTHA DAVIS December 13, 1933 in Strawberry, Arkansas. She was born March 22, 1918, and died October 27, 1995.

iv.  DOROTHY MAY JEAN, was born May 8, 1916 and died June 27, 2001.  She married FLOYD DORITY.  He was born April 14, 1912 and died April 9, 1998.

v.  LLOYD JEAN, b. November 1918.

vi. ROBERT DANIEL JEAN, b. December 27, 1919; d. March 09, 1977 in Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas; m. MABLE L. UNKNOWN; b. November 12, 1919; d. December 08, 1990, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri.

vii.  LEWIS JEAN, b. February 3, 1924.

viii. LEON JEAN, b. February 3, 1924 in Nelsonville, Arkansas; d. January 29, 2002; m. SARAH LOU WEST.

ix. EDITH JEAN, b. 1926; m. UNKNOWN HORSMAN.

x.  VIOLA JEAN, b. 1929; m. UNKNOWN SCALLIONS.

10. CHARLIE4 JEAN (ROBERT MATHIS3, DANIEL B.2, JOHN 1) was born December 12, 1893 in Little River County, Arkansas.  He married ETHEL UNKNOWN.  She was born 1899 in Kentucky.

Child of CHARLIE JEAN and ETHEL UNKNOWN is:

i. HAZEL5 JEAN, b. 1917 in Little River County, Arkansas.

11. CAROLINE JANE4 WRIGHT (MARTHA ANN AMANDA3 JEAN, DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born 1866 in Tubal, Union County, Arkansas, and died 1940 in Claiborne Parish, Holly Grove, Louisiana. She married JAMES LAWRENCE PERRY December 26, 1888 in New Hope, Union County, Arkansas - Book H, page 121, son of JAMES C. PERRY and TABITHA LIPFORD. He was born November 1865, and died 1931 in Claiborne Parish, Holly Grove, Louisiana.

Children of CAROLINE WRIGHT and JAMES PERRY are:

23. i. LILLIE ELIZABETH5 PERRY, b. October 01, 1889; d. September 22, 1970, Houston, Harris County, Texas.

ii. JAMES CRAWFORD PERRY, b. December 06, 1891; d. June 12, 1958, Claiborne Parish, LA; m. LUCY MODISETT; b. April 23, 1894; d. April 17, 1973, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.

iii. JOHN HARPER PERRY, b. 1893; d. 1908, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.

More About JOHN HARPER PERRY:  Cause of Death: Appendicitis

iv. ANNIE BELLE PERRY, b. August 26, 1896; d. May 25, 1974, Junction City, Union County, Arkansas.

12. THOMAS4 WRIGHT (MARTHA ANN AMANDA3 JEAN, DANIEL B.2, JOHN 1) was born March 29, 1869 in Three Creeks, Union County, Arkansas, and died November 19, 1957 in Napa, Napa County, California. He married EMILY ANTOINETTE HAYES December 25, 1888 in Tubal, Union County, Arkansas, daughter of JESSE HAYES and E. HARRELL. She was born 1870 in Fincastle, Texas, and died 1932 in Harlingen, Cameron County, Texas.

Child of THOMAS WRIGHT and EMILY HAYES is:

24. i. MARTHA RACHEL5 WRIGHT, b. 1914, Charlie, Clay County, Texas.

13. MARY ELIZABETH4 WRIGHT (MARTHA ANN AMANDA3 JEAN, DANIEL B.2, JOHN 1) was born 1873. She married (1) T. M. HICKS 1889 in Union County, Arkansas - Book H, pg 219.  She married (2) BRIGHT MORRIS CARELOCK, b. 1873 in North Carolina.. 

Children of MARY WRIGHT and T. HICKS are:

i. ROBERT5 HICKS.

ii. DALE HICKS.

14. JAMES WALKER4 WRIGHT (MARTHA ANN AMANDA3 JEAN, DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born February 13, 1875 in Union County, Arkansas, and died April 11, 1950 in Union County, Arkansas.  He married (1) LILLIE R. BURDINE 1897. She was born November 27, 1877, and died August 21, 1900 in Union County, Arkansas. He married (2) ANNA ELIZA ANGLIN in 1903. She was born 1874, and died 1908.  He married (3) MAYBELLE ANGLIN in 1909. She was born 1882, and died 1948.

Children of JAMES WRIGHT and LILLIE BURDINE are:

25. i. ROBERT G.5 WRIGHT, b. February 22, 1898, Arkansas; d. May 1977, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas.

ii. JOE WRIGHT, b. April 14, 1899; d. December 03, 1991, El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas.

iii. ETHEL WRIGHT, b. Union County, Arkansas; m. CURTIS THURMAN.

Children of JAMES WRIGHT and ANNA ANGLIN are:

iv. REUBEN5 WRIGHT, b. 1904; m. UNKNOWN HENRY.

v. EVA WRIGHT, b. August 22, 1906.

vi. REVA WRIGHT, b. August 22, 1906; d. January 09, 2000, El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas; m. E. B. EVANS, 1939, Union County, Arkansas - Book 21, page 57.

Children of JAMES WRIGHT and MAYBELLE ANGLIN are:

vii. ANNA MAE5 WRIGHT, b. October 02, 1910, Union County, AR; d. September 26, 1992, Midland, Midland, Texas; m. HOMER LEE BRINSON, 1929, Union County, Arkansas - Book 11, page 204; d. March 06, 1996, Midland, Midland County, Texas.

viii. FRANK WRIGHT, b. October 03, 1913, Union County, Tubal Township, Arkansas; d. December 20, 1997, Azle, Tarrant County, Texas; m. MARY MARGARET LOWDER; b. June 01, 1919.

15. INDIANA4 WRIGHT (MARTHA ANN AMANDA3 JEAN, DANIEL B.2, JOHN 1) was born 1875. She married FRANKLIN MOSS in 1895 in Union County, Arkansas.

Children of INDIANA WRIGHT and FRANKLIN MOSS are:

i. EARL5 MOSS.

ii. JAMES MOSS.

iii. FEMALE MOSS.

16. THOMAS DANIEL4 JEAN (HARDY HOPSON3, DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born February 14, 1881 in Little River County, AR, and died June 01, 1969 in Little River County, Arkansas. He married RUBY MAUD MCLARDY September 07, 1902. She was born December 10, 1882, and died June 02, 1951 in Little River County, AR.

Children of THOMAS JEAN and RUBY MCLARDY are:

i. DORIE5 JEAN, b. 1903

ii. JOSEPH HARDY JEAN, b. October 02, 1905; d. July 10, 1978, Ashdown, Little River County, Arkansas.

iii. BOB JEAN, b. September 19, 1907; d. October 13, 1976, Ashdown, Little River County, Arkansas; m. BEA SWAN. 

iv. LUNCE JEAN,  (sp?-female), b. 1909

v. JACK JEAN, b. September 8, 1912; d. August 1983, Castroville, Medina County, Texas.

vi. WILLIE JEAN, b. 1914

vii. PHILLIP R. JEAN,  b. May 14, 1919; d. December 26, 1992 in Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas.

17. MOLLIE ELIZA4 JEAN (HARDY HOPSON3, DANIEL B.2, JOHN 1) was born October 09, 1882, and died July 10, 1910. She married G. M. JOHNSTON July 05, 1903.

Children of MOLLIE JEAN and G. M. JOHNSTON are:

26. i. ESTES L.5 JOHNSTON, b. April 19, 1904; d. August 04, 1973, Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas.

ii. NONA DEAN JOHNSTON, b. July 08, 1907; d. March 31, 1979, Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas; m. UNKNOWN WATTS.

27. iii. ROSCOE R. JAMES JOHNSTON, b. September 12, 1909, Arkansas; d. November 1967.

18. WILLIAM H.4 JEAN (HARDY HOPSON3, DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born January 19, 1886 in Arkansas, and died August 15, 1914. He married ZULA BAKER. She died Bef. 1916.

Child of WILLIAM JEAN and ZULA BAKER is:

28. i. LLOYD5 JEAN, b. January 18, 1908, Arkansas; d. July 13, 1994, Atlanta, Cass County, Texas.

19. HARDY5 GARNER (MARY4 DUFFEY, SARAH ANN ALCY3 JEAN, DANIEL B.2, JOHN 1) was born February 1877. He married ALICE GRIFFIN November 23, 1901.

Children of HARDY GARNER and ALICE GRIFFIN are:

i. KATIE6 GARNER, b. 1903; m. ROY WILSON, September 04, 1924.

ii. ALBERT GARNER, b. 1905; m. ANNIE ECHOLS, October 21, 1924.

iii. NELLIE GARNER, b. 1908; m. ESTEL MCINTOSH, October 24, 1924.

20. JOHN5 GARNER (MARY4 DUFFEY, SARAH ANN ALCY3 JEAN, DANIEL B.2, JOHN 1) was born March 10, 1878, and died April 12, 1918. He married LAURA ALICE GRICE.

Children of JOHN GARNER and LAURA GRICE are:

i. CARL6 GARNER.

ii. HUBERT GARNER, b. August 25, 1916; d. May 22, 1988, Hardy, Sharp County, Arkansas; m. ORA JOHNSON.

iii. RAY GARNER, b. July 30, 1917; m. MARIE FORD; b. February 18, 1918.

21. ANNIE5 GARNER (MARY4 DUFFEY, SARAH ANN ALCY3 JEAN, DANIEL B.2, JOHN 1) was born June 1883. She married JIM MORGAN June 03, 1902.

Children of ANNIE GARNER and JIM MORGAN are:

i. MYRTLE6 MORGAN.

ii. JOHN MORGAN.

iii. AGNES MORGAN.

iv. TRUMAN MORGAN.

v. JOSEPHINE MORGAN.

vi. ROSA MORGAN.

22. ROBERT PERRY5 JEAN (SAM4, ROBERT MATHIS3, DANIEL B.2, JOHN 1) was born August 21, 1904 in Center Point, Howard County, Arkansas, and died August 20, 1974 in Ashdown, Little River County, AR. He married OPAL INEZ JOYCE, daughter of GEORGE JOYCE and DELLA UNKNOWN. She was born July 03, 1905 in Tennessee, and died November 04, 1977 in Ashdown, Little River County, Arkansas.

Child of ROBERT JEAN and OPAL JOYCE is:

29. i. ROBERT EDWARD6 JEAN, b. January 11, 1928, Ashdown, Little River County, Arkansas; d. September 28, 1994, Ashdown, Little River, Arkansas.

23. LILLIE ELIZABETH5 PERRY (CAROLINE JANE4 WRIGHT, MARTHA ANN AMANDA3 JEAN, DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born October 01, 1889, and died September 22, 1970 in Houston, Harris County, Texas. She married BALEY B. BAKER 1908 in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, son of SAMUEL BAKER and HARRIET BURLEY. He was born November 04, 1887 in Calhoun, Columbia County, Arkansas, and died January 01, 1956 in Claiborne, Louisiana.

Children of LILLIE PERRY and BALEY BAKER are:

30. i. CLAUDE AUSTIN6 BAKER, b. 1909, Holly Grove, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.

ii. MERTIE IRENE BAKER, b. March 05, 1910, Holly Grove, Claiborne, Louisiana; d. October 27, 1912, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.

More About MERTIE IRENE BAKER:  Cause of Death: Diphtheria

31. iii. MILFORD LAWRENCE BAKER, b. October 01, 1911, Holly Grove, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana; d. January 25, 1990, Oceanside, California - buried Eternal Hills Cemetery.

32. iv. MARIE AGNES BAKER, b. 1914.

33. v. EURVILLE E. BAKER, b. February 08, 1916, Holly Grove, Claiborne, Louisiana; d. January 1970, El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas.

34. vi. ELLIS JAMES BAKER, b. October 27, 1917, Holly Grove, Claiborne, Louisiana; d. October 14, 1989, El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas.

35. vii. OPAL ALLENE BAKER, b. April 23, 1920, Holly Grove, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana; d. June 29, 1994, Lancaster, California - buried Desert Lawn Memorial Park, Palmdale, CA.

36. viii. CORRINE BAKER, b. 1923, Holly Grove, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.

37. ix. GEORGE VERNON BAKER, b. 1925, Summerfield, Louisiana.

38. x. ARNOLD IVY BAKER, b. November 23, 1930 in Summerfield, Louisiana.

39. xi. DONALD IRA BAKER, b. November 23, 1930 in Summerfield, Louisiana.

BALEY B. BAKER and LILLIE ELIZABETH PERRY built a new house, barns, smoke house, and fenced in a pasture for cows, pigs, and stock.  They planted a new orchard near the new home and maintained the old one.  They produced fruits, meat, eggs, vegetables, milk and cream. They are noted to have had the best watermelons in the area and provided seeds for growers.  In the Fall, some 12 pecan trees produced sacks of nuts for the market and family.  They made many trips to the markets and villages to sell produce.  Baley exchanged farm produce at the general store for seed, commercial fertilizer, planting seed, tools, groceries and clothing. Cotton was their money crop.  He and JAMES L. PERRY also leased syrup mills and made syrup from their fields and did their neighbors for part of the syrup.  He sold syrup along with other produce at the Wesson Lumber Company camps.

When Baley's brother-in-law, J. CLARK BYRD, decided to try farming, he
purchased an adjoining farm and the two built two new houses, one for the
Byrd's and one for Baley's family.  By this time, Baley had secured a fine bay mare that bore two mules.  This gave him three animals for plowing.  At approximately the same time, he bought a new Studebaker wagon with red wheels.  From materials gathered from the old Sayers house, he built a barn, crib, smokehouse and shelter for the animals.

During the summer and winter, Baley did what he called work where he found jobs without much difficulty. He was known widely for his ability and
faithfulness. He became an expert in saw filing and setting for wood or log
cutting. People came to his home to have their tools sharpened and get a hair cut. He did some oil field work but mostly built houses, bridges and repaired roads. In later life he operated a blacksmith shop and did considerable painting of houses that he thought led to the cancer of the stomach that eventually killed him.  

The couple had 11 children all of which reached adulthood except Mertie who was born on March 5, 1910 and died October 27, 1912 of diphtheria.

As the family grew in numbers, age and experience, more land was needed to provide for them.  Often land was rented.   Jayce Meadows promised to sell Baley his place, but the very day the deal was to be consummated at the courthouse in Homer, Louisiana, Meadows came by and said he had already sold the place for more money.  After Baley tried unsuccessfully to purchase the Jayce Meadow's place, he bought some forty acres from J. L. PERRY that were adjacent his farm.  Later, the family became dissatisfied with Holly Grove which was eight miles from Summerfield where the children were bussed to school.  An old farm large house, The Kennedy Place, available some three miles from Summerfield, Louisiana was leased to provide room for a growing herd of cattle and ground for planting.  The meadows were cut by the Kennedy families each year and bailed into hay and divided among those participating.  The Kennedy Place was ideal for a growing family.  They participated in Boy Scouts, 4-H Club, county fair exhibits, drama, music, athletics and the like.

The older children began graduating from high school and either entering
college or taking jobs elsewhere.  The twins were born after several had left home. This was when a combination of the depression and a drought forced banks to demand payment on seed and fertilizer.  The family secured a private loan, saved the farm, and moved back to the J. L. PERRY home at Holly Grove until the older children left for college and elsewhere. The much smaller family then moved to El Dorado, Arkansas where odd jobs were available.  Baley lost his health, retired and lived in a house on the Claude and Margaret BAKER place until his death in 1956.  Lillie Elizabeth then moved to Houston, Texas where she lived with Corrine taking care of Sandra McDade when she was a child and then living in retirement until her death on September 22, 1970.  Both Baley B. BAKER and Lillie Elizabeth BAKER are buried at Holly Grove Cemetery.

---Records and recollections of Milford L. and George Vernon BAKER.

24. MARTHA RACHEL5 WRIGHT (THOMAS4, MARTHA ANN AMANDA3 JEAN, DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born 1914 in Charlie, Clay County, TX. She married WILFRED NABORS BATES 1936 in Lufkin, Angelina County, TX. He was born 1912 in Mansfield, Desoto Parish, LA.

Child of MARTHA WRIGHT and WILFRED BATES is:

i. PAMELA KAY6 BATES, b. September 13, 1949, Lufkin, Angelina County, TX; m. (1) J. B. EVANS, June 22, 1968, Angelina County, TX; b. 1951; m. (2) TIMOTHY D. BEAN, October 24, 1969, Angelina County, TX; b. 1944; m. (3) JOE A. NELSON, May 08, 1987, Angelina County, TX; b. 1963.

25. ROBERT G.5 WRIGHT (JAMES WALKER4, MARTHA ANN AMANDA3 JEAN, DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born February 22, 1898 in Arkansas, and died May 1977 in Little Rock, Pulaski County, AR. He married JENNIE UNKNOWN. She was born 1898 in South Carolina.

Child of ROBERT WRIGHT and JENNIE UNKNOWN is:

i. EUGENE6 WRIGHT, b. January 1919.

26. ESTES L.5 JOHNSTON (MOLLIE ELIZA4 JEAN, HARDY HOPSON3, DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born April 19, 1904, and died August 04, 1973 in Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas. He married LENA PEEL ANTHONY.

Child of ESTES JOHNSTON and LENA ANTHONY is:

i. ESTHER WINONA6 JOHNSTON, b. August 28, 1927, Bowie County, Texas.

27. ROSCOE R. JAMES5 JOHNSTON (MOLLIE ELIZA4 JEAN, HARDY HOPSON3, DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born September 12, 1909 in Arkansas, and died November 1967. He married WILLIE ODELL WOMACK.

Child of ROSCOE JOHNSTON and WILLIE WOMACK are:

i. WILMA JEAN6 JOHNSTON, b. October 26, 1929, Bowie County, Texas.

ii. EFFIE DEAN JOHNSTON, b. February 5, 1932, Bowie County, Texas

28. LLOYD5 JEAN (WILLIAM H.4, HARDY HOPSON3, DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born January 18, 1908 in Arkansas, and died July 13, 1994 in Atlanta, Cass County, Texas. He married HAZEL BERNICE NORRIS. She was born January 31, 1913 in Success, Arkansas, and died May 20, 2000 in Atlanta, Cass County, Texas.

NOTE about LLOYD JEAN:  Adopted by Hardy Hopson and Mahala Welch Jean in 1916 after death of both parents.

Children of LLOYD JEAN and HAZEL NORRIS are:

i. SHIRLEY6 JEAN, b. December 07, 1935; m. WILLIAM WEAVER.

ii. ROBERT LLOYD JEAN, b. June 22, 1944, Ward County, Texas; m. (1) SANDRA KAY CUNNINGHAM, December 20, 1966, Bexar County, Texas; b. 1942; m. (2) LINDA THERESA BARRY, September 23, 1968, Bexar County, Texas; b. 1947; m. (3) BARBARA J. DONOHOE, May 08, 1982, Montgomery County, Texas; b. July 28, 1954.

29. ROBERT EDWARD6 JEAN (ROBERT PERRY5, SAM4, ROBERT MATHIS3, DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born January 11, 1928 in Ashdown, Little River County, Arkansas, and died September 28, 1994 in Ashdown, Little River, AR.  He married MARY FRANCIS ADKISON December 24, 1947, daughter of MARION ADKISON and LAVINIE FORD. She was born July 30, 1929 in Ashdown, Little River County, Arkansas.

Children of ROBERT JEAN and MARY ADKISON are:

i. CLAUDE EDWIN7 JEAN, b. August 29, 1950, Ashdown, Little River County, Arkansas; m. KATHY ANN DEERING in 1969.

ii. JIMMIE RUTH JEAN, b. August 27, 1954, Little River County, Arkansas; m. CHARLES JEFFERY BLAKE April 19, 1980.

30. CLAUDE AUSTIN6 BAKER (LILLIE ELIZABETH5 PERRY, CAROLINE JANE4 WRIGHT, MARTHA ANN AMANDA3 JEAN, DANIEL B.2, JOHN.1) was born 1909 in Holly Grove, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, and died in 1998. He married (1) ALICE MCKINNON. She was born 1914 in Wesson, Union County, Arkansas. He married (2) MARGUERITE ESTER NORMAN 1933 in Parkers Chapel, Union County, Arkansas, daughter of QUINCY NORMAN and MYRTLE HAMPTON. She was born 1913 in Grand Saline, Van Zandt County, Texas, and died in El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas .

Children of CLAUDE BAKER and MARGUERITE NORMAN are:

i. WILLIAM PERRY7 BAKER, b. 1935, El Dorado, Union County, AR.

ii. CLAUDE DOUGLAS BAKER, b. 1944; m. KAREN LEE STUTTERFIELD.

iii. PAUL DAVID BAKER, b. 1946; m. TERESA SCORSONE.

31. MILFORD LAWRENCE6 BAKER (LILLIE ELIZABETH5 PERRY, CAROLINE JANE4 WRIGHT, MARTHA ANN AMANDA3 JEAN, DANIEL B.2, JOHN 1) was born October 01, 1911 in Holly Grove, Claiborne Parish, LA, and died January 25, 1990 in Oceanside, San Diego County, California - buried Eternal Hills Cemetery. He married BLANCHE LAURA WINSTEAD 1935 in Sulphur Springs, AR. She was born February 8, 1912 in Burns, Mississippi, and died January 24, 1996 in San Diego County, California.

Children of MILFORD BAKER and BLANCHE WINSTEAD are:

i. GRACE RUTH7 BAKER, b. April 27, 1938, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX.

ii. JUDITH ANN BAKER, b. August 12, 1944, San Diego County, CA.

iii. JOHN PAUL BAKER, b. April 16, 1947, Los Angeles County, CA.

32. MARIE AGNES6 BAKER (LILLIE ELIZABETH5 PERRY, CAROLINE JANE4 WRIGHT, MARTHA ANN AMANDA3 JEAN, DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born 1914. She married FREDERICK DELTON CRAMER 1935 in Union County, Arkansas. He was born 1913 in Summerfield, LA and died December 14, 1983 in Travis County, Texas.

Children of MARIE BAKER and FREDERICK CRAMER are:

i. SHIRLEY ANN7 CRAMER, b. February 18, 1941, Houston, Harris County, TX.

ii. DONALD WAYNE CRAMER, b. November 07, 1945, Houston, Harris County, TX.

33. EURVILLE E.6 BAKER (LILLIE ELIZABETH5 PERRY, CAROLINE JANE4 WRIGHT, MARTHA ANN AMANDA3 JEAN, DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born February 08, 1916 in Holly Grove, Claibourne, LA, and died January 1970 in El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas. He married MILDRED FLURRY 1936 in Union County, Arkansas. She was born 1914 in Bernice, Louisiana.

More About EURVILLE E. BAKER:  Cause of Death: Lupus erythematosus

Children of EURVILLE BAKER and MILDRED FLURRY are:

i. JAMES BERT7 BAKER, b. 1939, El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas.

ii. JUDITH KAY BAKER, b. 1945.

34. ELLIS JAMES6 BAKER (LILLIE ELIZABETH5 PERRY, CAROLINE JANE4 WRIGHT, MARTHA ANN AMANDA3 JEAN, DANIEL B.2, JOHN 1) was born October 27, 1917 in Holly Grove, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, and died October 14, 1989 in El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas. He married IMA JEAN FORD 1940 in Union County, Arkansas. She was born 1923 in Bauxite, Arkansas.

Children of ELLIS BAKER and IMA FORD are:

i. WILLIAM LARRY7 BAKER, b. 1945, El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas.

ii. CAROL JEAN BAKER, b. 1953.

35. OPAL ALLENE6 BAKER (LILLIE ELIZABETH5 PERRY, CAROLINE JANE4 WRIGHT, MARTHA ANN AMANDA3 JEAN, DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born April 23, 1920 in Holly Grove, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, and died June 29, 1994 in Lancaster, California - buried Desert Lawn Memorial Park, Palmdale, California. She married ROBERT CECIL SMITH 1939 in Jefferson, Texas. He was born 1917 in Jenkins, Kentucky.

Children of OPAL BAKER and ROBERT SMITH are:

i. ROBERT CEDRIC7 SMITH, b. October 11, 1940, Marion County, Texas.

ii. RONALD LAMAR SMITH, b. November 20, 1942, Marshall, Harrison County, Texas.

36. CORRINE6 BAKER (LILLIE ELIZABETH5 PERRY, CAROLINE JANE4 WRIGHT, MARTHA ANN AMANDA3 JEAN, DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born 1923 in Holly Grove, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana. She married FISHER PAYNE MCDADE  in 1943.

Child of CORRINE BAKER and FISHER MCDADE is:

i. SANDRA SUE7 MCDADE, b. September 03, 1944, Houston, Harris County, Texas.

37. GEORGE VERNON6 BAKER (LILLIE ELIZABETH5 PERRY, CAROLINE JANE4 WRIGHT, MARTHA ANN AMANDA3 JEAN, DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born in 1925 in Summerfield, Louisiana. He married VIRGINA DALE ATKINSON 1947 in Union County, Arkansas. She was born in 1926 in El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas.

Children of GEORGE BAKER and VIRGINA ATKINSON are:

i. GEORGE VERNON7 BAKER.

ii. KENNETH WAYNE BAKER, b. 1956, El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas.

38. ARNOLD IVY6 BAKER (LILLIE ELIZABETH5 PERRY, CAROLINE JANE4 WRIGHT, MARTHA ANN AMANDA3 JEAN, DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born  in Summerfield, Louisiana, November 23, 1930.  He married MARTHA VIVIAN WHITTINGTON in 1950 in El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas. She was born in December 30, 1929 in Banks, Arkansas.

Children of ARNOLD BAKER and MARTHA WHITTINGTON are:

i. DENNIS MARVIN7 BAKER, b. March 23, 1952, Houston, Harris County, Texas.

ii. SHARON ANN BAKER, b. November 23, 1953, Houston, Harris County, Texas.

39. DONALD IRA6 BAKER (LILLIE ELIZABETH5 PERRY, CAROLINE JANE4 WRIGHT, MARTHA ANN AMANDA3 JEAN, DANIEL B.2, JOHN1) was born November 23, 1930. He married (1) MARCIA LEE LANIER 1953, daughter of JOHN LANIER and LULA WOOD. She was born October 13, 1931 in Houston, Harris County, Texas. He married (2) JANET ELAINE ROGERS June 17, 1989 in Houston, Texas, daughter of WALTER ALTON ROGERS and HAZEL DELL GAYLE. She was born June 22, 1930 in Houston, Harris County, Texas. 

Children of DONALD BAKER and MARCIA LANIER are:

i. DONNA LYNN7 BAKER, b. November 19, 1954, Houston, Harris County, Texas.

ii. KAREN LEE BAKER, b. February 15, 1959, Houston, Harris County, Texas.

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