Search billions of records on Ancestry.com
   
Home DeBusk Photos DeBusk Page
John Stewart McPeeters and Leona Jenetta Byrd
Leona Jenetta Byrd, daughter of Jesse Blackstone Byrd, Sr. and Eliza Jane 'Clint' Lewis, was born 20 May 1879 in Brown County, Texas and died 25 Feb 1950 in Los Olivos, Santa Barbara County, California. She married John Stewart McPeeters, son of Harvey Taylor McPeeters and Nancy Jane Mantooth, on 16 Jun 1896 in Brown County, Texas. He was born 16 Mar 1874 in Byrd's Store, Brown County, Texas and died 14 Jul 1950 in Los Olivos, Santa Barbara County, California. They are both buried in Los Olivos, Santa Barbara County, California.
Children

1 --- Zada Laurabell McPeeters born 12 May 1897 in Coke County, Texas and died Oct 1986 in Solvang, Santa Barbara County, California. She married Fletcher Jennings Saunders Abt. 1914. Their son Rex Ree Saunders was raised by John Stewart McPeeters and Leona Jenetta Byrd for some reason.

2 --- Harvey Taylor "Curtis" McPeeters born 08 Aug 1899 in Coke County, Texas and died 17 Apr 1972 of a heart attack in Hollywood, Los Angles County, California. He married Sarah Etta Jessie on 04 Jul 1922 in Arkansas. She was born 08 Apr 1907 in Virginia and died 27 Dec 1994 in California. He and George Glen Strange migrated to California and became actors and singers. They were members of the band Arizona Wranglers.

3 --- Iva Odie McPeeters born 10 Sep 1901 in Coke County, Texas and died 20 Feb 1911 in Brown County, Texas of a rattlesnake bite. She is buried in Cross Cut, Brown County, Texas.

4 --- Vera Dee McPeeters born 12 Dec 1905 in Coke County, Texas and died May 1977 in Brown County, Texas and is buried in Cross Cut Cemetery, Brown County, Texas . She married William Chamberlain

5 --- Johnnie Eliza McPeeters born 21 Nov 1908 in Cross Cut, Brown County, Texas and died 12 Sep 2002 in Santa Barbara County, California. She married Wallace Heinrich in 1932 in Cochise County, Arizona. She was also married to Thomas Eli Rogers

6 --- Ruby Ernest McPeeters born 28 Nov 1910 in Brown County, Texas and died 24 Oct 1972 in Arizona. She married Thomas E. Richards in 1929 in Tombstone, Cochise County, Arizona

7 --- Ray Dell McPeeters born 15 Aug 1917 in Winters, Runnels County, Texas and died 1993 in California. He married Leslie Ann Phelps