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Julia Malisia Helms and Elmer E. "Eph" Knight
Julia Malisia Helms and Elmer E. "Eph" Knight

Julia Malisia Helms daughter of James Patton Helms and Susan DeBusk was born 14 Sep 1886 in Coleman County, Texas and died 09 Nov 1973 in Burkett, Coleman County, Texas. She married Elmer E. "Eph" Knight 07 Sep 1922. He was born 18 Oct 1899 and died 15 Jan 1975. They are both buried at Burkett Cemetery, Coleman County, Texas. Elmer Knight was also married to Minnie Ola Edington daughter of Hugh Barto Edington and Mollie Ann DeBusk.

She had a an old Huguenot saying that was handed down from Elijah "Old Elijah" DeBusk.


"Remember the days of old
Consider the years of many generations
Ask thy father and he will show thee
Thy elders and they will show thee
Thy is a Huguenot thy self, so thee knows
How Huguenots are.
They can not be lead, coached or driven.
All thee can do is have patience."

Picture belongs to Pauletta Hicks a descendant of William Andrew "Andy" DeBusk and Martha Ann McAbee