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265. Arthur Abram WISHARD153,240,241 was born on 27 May 1873 in Iowa.9,242 He died on 20 April 1927 at the age of 53 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.9 He was buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Fannin County, Texas.

1900 Census. Arthur and Agnes married only a year; no children. Says Arthur was born in Iowa (1973); Agnes born in Texas.

Listed in 1910 Census with first 4 children and nephew Roy. Shows Arthur's father born in Ohio, mother born in Indiana. I believe it was just the opposite.
1910, Justice Precinct 5, Fannin Co, TX, Hh 81
Arthur Wishard, 36, married 10 years
Agnes, wife, age 27, 4 children, b. TX
Ruby, dau, age 9. Jewel, dau, age 7. Fay, dau, age 4. Laura, dau, age 2
Roy, nephew, age 15.

Arthur Abram Wishard registered for the World War I Draft. He living at Route 4, Ladonia, Fannin Co. TX. He was a farmer; his employer listed as J. N. Hulsey. His closest relative was his wife, Hazy Agnes Wishard. He was of medium height, medium weight, gray eyes, brown hair. Dated 12 Sep 1918.

1920 Census. Justice Precinct 4, Fannin Co, TX, Hh 199
Arthur A. Wishard, age 46, b. Iowa, father b. IN, mother b. Ohio, farmer
Hazy A., wife, 36, b. TX, father b. TX, mother b. MS
Jewel L, dau, 16. Fay M., dau, 14. Laura L., dau, 12. Annie B., dau, 9. Robert H., son, age 7. Arthur W., son, age 5.

Arthur Abram WISHARD and Hazy Agnes HULSEY were married on 27 July 1899 in Fannin County, Texas.9 Hazy Agnes HULSEY, daughter of John Hardin HULSEY and Laura V. CASTLE, was born on 11 February 1883 in Texas.9,241,242 She died on 26 February 1968 at the age of 85 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.9

1930 Census. Precinct 4, Fannin Co TX, Oak Ridge School Road, Hh 107
Agnes H. Wishard, 47, widow, age 16 when married, b. TX, father b. TX, mother b. MS
Jewel L., dau, 17. Monta F., dau, 24. Laura L. dau, 22. Annie B., dau, 19. Robert H., son, 17. Arthur W., son, 15. Johnnie A., dau, age 2 years, 8 months.

Agnes's sisters-in-law Bell and Emma were living next door.

1940 Census. Justice Prec 4, Fannin, TX, Hh 99
Honey Grove & Ladonia Rd - lived in the same place in 1935
Mrs. Hazy Wishard, age 47, widow
Johnnie, dau, 16
Harvey Leon, "Granddaughter" - this child was actually a male, a grandson, age 7.

Texas Death Certificate #18447. She apparently died at home; she had lived all her life in Ladonia. Born 11 Oct 1883 and died 26 Feb 1968, age 84. Her father was John Hardey Hulsey; her mother Laura V. Castle. Her son Robert was the informant. Cause of death given as "Natural Causes". There was an Inquest on the day of her death. She was buried Oak Ridge Cemetery, Fannin Co.

Although her name on her death certificate and her grave marker is "Hazy" which is how it is recorded in all the family papers - her obit gave her name as Hazel.
The Bonham Daily Favorite, Bonham, Texas
Tuesday, 27 Feb 1968, Page 5
Services Held For Mrs. Hazel Wishard Tuesday
Ladonia (Spl.) - Funeral services for Mrs. Hazel Wishard, 85, were held at the Oak Ridge Church of Christ Monday afternoon with Norman Doan and J. B. Lancaster, Church of Christ ministers, officiating. Interment was in the Oak Ridge cemetery under the direction of Delta Funeral home.
Mrs. Wishard died at her home in the Oak Ridge community at 4 a.m. Monday, Feb. 26, 1968, following an extended illness.
Mrs. Wishard was born Feb. 11, 1893, in the Oak Ridge community, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Hulsey. She married A. A. Wishard July 27, 1899, at Oak Ridge. He preceded her in death in 1927.
She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors are two sons, Robert and Wayne Wishard of Ladonia; five daughters, Mrs. Cecil Land, Mrs. Jewel Cunningham, Mrs. Loy Nelson, Mrs. Faye Smith and Mrs. Ed Fink, 25 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Grandsons were pallbearers.

Arthur Abram WISHARD and Hazy Agnes HULSEY had the following children:

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i.

Ruby Leona WISHARD.

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ii.

Jewell Lavera WISHARD.

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iii.

Monta Faye WISHARD.

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iv.

Laura Lavinia WISHARD.

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v.

Annabelle WISHARD.

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vi.

Robert Harden WISHARD.

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vii.

Arthur Wayne WISHARD.

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viii.

Johnny Agnes WISHARD.