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GERONIMO

ABT 1860 - 1909

ID Number: I75843

  • RESIDENCE: AZ and FL and Mount Vernon's Fort Stoddert, near Mobile, AL and Fort Sill, OK
  • BIRTH: ABT 1860, of Arizona
  • DEATH: 1909, Fort Sill, Oklahoma
  • BURIAL: "prisoners" cemetery, Fort Sill, Oklahoma
  • RESOURCES: See: notes

Notes


From Today's Mobile Register News
Mobile ceremony honors Apache Indians
06/16/03


By DIANNE SMITH BRYARS
Correspondent


"Sunday morning, thanks to Silas Griffin, 13 men who couldn't go home had some of home brought to them. The Christian missionary and his family sprinkled small amounts of soil, sand, pebbles and river water gathered from the Apache Indians' ancestral homeland in Arizona on the graves the men, who were held at Fort Stoddert near Mount Vernon in the late 1800s.


The Apaches are buried in the National Cemetery portion of Magnolia Cemetery. All died between 1891 and 1894.


One of the 13 was Chappo, the eldest son of the Chiricahua Apache leader Geronimo who was buried on Sept. 11, 1894.


"My wife Abigail (a Yaqui Indian) and I also brought some small Arizona state flags, arrowheads, Indian corn, small clay pots and other things of symbolic significance to place on each Apache grave in a gesture of respect, honor and remembrance." said Griffin, 49, who has family roots in Clarke County, Ala. He lives in Douglas, Ariz.


The Griffins' children, Lesley, 6, and David, 4, helped their father place these items on the Apache gravesites.


Silas Griffin's father, the Rev. Jack Ray Griffin, a missionary to the Indians since 1950, opened the ceremony at Chappo's grave with a prayer and Bible reading. He finished his part in the ceremony by playing "The Old Rugged Cross" on his harmonica.


As a member of Confederate Secret Service Camp #1710, Sons of Confederate Veterans, in Arizona, Silas Griffin wore his Confederate chaplain uniform as a "positive message that our real Southern and Confederate history is one of old-fashioned Southern hospitality, history and heritage."


He placed a large Sons of Confederate Veterans, Arizona Division flag, which is half Arizona State flag and half Confederate Battle flag, at the head of Chappo's grave.


In 1887, after Geronimo ceased his fight against white settlers in the southwestern United States, he and some 450 members of his band were forcibly removed from Arizona by the U.S. Army. (our Cousin Capt. Charles B. Gatewood of Virginia convinced Geronimo to surrender-see his ID 44188 for details.)


They were first taken to St. Augustine, Fla., then to Pensacola and finally to Mount Vernon's Fort Stoddert, some 20 miles north of Mobile, where they would remain prisoners of war for over five years.


Carved on all the Apache tombstones except Chappo's is a mixture of their Indian and Christian names along with "12th Infantry." The unit was formed by the Army in an effort to incorporate the Indian prisoners into society, according to a historical file in the Mobile Public Library.


In 1888, authorities sent 114 young Apache men, including Chappo, to an Indian school in Pennsylvania for them to be transformed from "savages" into "Christian young men." Thirty of them died of illnesses they contracted there.


The Apaches remaining at Mount Vernon fared no better. By 1889, nearly one-fourth of those remaining had died, according to the file.


Chappo, who was 30, died of a "coughing sickness," probably tuberculosis, after returning to Fort Stoddert because of an injury suffered at the Pennsylvania school.


"We were not healthy in this place (Mount Vernon) for the climate disagreed with us. So many of our people died ..., " Chappo's father is quoted as saying in "Geronimo, His Own Story," a book edited by S.M. Barrett on the basis of information supplied by the Apache leader through an interpreter in 1905.


An article in the Mobile Press Register of Nov. 23, 1894 said that all the Indians had been moved from Mount Vernon, to be resettled at Fort Sill, Okla.


Geronimo died there in 1909 and is buried in the "prisoners" cemetery, said Silas Griffin."







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Elmer WATSON BARBER

4 Jan 1854 - 15 Mar 1935

ID Number: I44384

  • RESIDENCE: Barbers Hill, Mont Belvieu, Chambers Co. TX
  • BIRTH: 4 Jan 1854, Barbers Hill, Mont Belvieu, Chambers Co. TX
  • DEATH: 15 Mar 1935, Barbers Hill, Mont Belvieu, Chambers Co. TX
  • RESOURCES: See: [S1012]
Father: Amos Joshua BARBER
Mother: Susan Ann HODGES



                                                   _Samuel BARBER __________
                                                  | (1760 - ....)           
                       _Samuel Burroughs BARBER __|
                      | (1780 - 1864) m 1813      |
                      |                           |_Elizabeth BURROUGHS ____
                      |                             (1760 - ....)           
 _Amos Joshua BARBER _|
| (1814 - 1885) m 1848|
|                     |                            _Rueben (Robert) BARROW _
|                     |                           | (1768 - 1818)           
|                     |_Elizabeth "Betsy" BARROW _|
|                       (1790 - 1863) m 1813      |
|                                                 |_Mary Jane JOHNSON ______
|                                                   (1772 - ....)           
|
|--Elmer WATSON BARBER 
|  (1854 - 1935)
|                                                  _John HODGES II__________+
|                                                 | (1755 - 1821) m 1778    
|                      _William Henry HODGES _____|
|                     | (1794 - 1851) m 1822      |
|                     |                           |_Ann STANDARD ___________+
|                     |                             (1763 - 1826) m 1778    
|_Susan Ann HODGES ___|
  (1827 - 1910) m 1848|
                      |                            _John DORSET Jr._________
                      |                           | (1770 - ....)           
                      |_Fidelia Mary DORSET ______|
                        (1804 - 1848) m 1822      |
                                                  |_Susannah________________
                                                    (1770 - ....)           

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Joseph CROSHER "the Immigrant"

ABT 1561 - ____

ID Number: I102350

  • RESIDENCE: England and York Co. VA
  • BIRTH: ABT 1561, Gravesend, Kent, England
  • DEATH: York Co. Virginia
  • RESOURCES: See: [S1697]
Father: (RESEARCH QUERY) CROSHAW OR CROSHER


Family 1 :
  1. +Katherine CROSHER

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|--Joseph CROSHER "the Immigrant"
|  (1561 - ....)
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|______________________________________|
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WILLIAM de HARCOURT

ABT 1092 - ABT 1145

ID Number: I88447

  • BIRTH: ABT 1092
  • DEATH: ABT 1145

Family 1 : HUE d' AMBOISE
  1. +IVO de HARCOURT

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John HERNDON

ABT 1708 - 11 May 1782

ID Number: I42014

  • RESIDENCE: King Wm; Spotsylvania Cos. VA
  • BIRTH: ABT 1708, Enfield, King William, VA
  • DEATH: 11 May 1782, Spotsylvania Co. Virginia [203644]
  • RESOURCES: See: LDS (AFN: ZN6N-T2) [S591] [S1532] [S2686]
Father: Edward HERNDON I
Mother: Mary WALLER "the Immigrant"


Family 1 :
  1. +John HERNDON Jr.
  2.  Priscila HERNDON
  3.  Joseph HERNDON

Notes


Spouse Unknown. HERNDON, John, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania Co., d. May 11, 1782, Executors Bond dated Nov. 20, 1763. Wit. Thomas Allen, Joseph Fox, Robert Cunningham. Ex. brothers, Edward and Joseph Herndon, my friend James Lewis, and my sons Joseph and John Herndon. Leg. wife, Mary Herndon, entire estate until her death or re-marriage, then to be equally divided amongst all my children. (Page 557)


Children of John Herndon 1.John (1700-1786) m. 1st ??? 2nd Sarah Ponteff;
John Herndon
Priscilla Herndon
SP: Mary (unknown) b ca 1710-bef 1785
James Herndon abt 1730
Jacob Herndon 1732-1796
Mary Herndon + Thomas CLAYTON (CA 1731-CA 1786)
Ann Herndon abt 1734-aft 1803 + Martin TURMAN (1725-aft 1803)
Joseph Herndon 1743-1804 + Mary Magdelean NETHERLAND (ca 1748-)


[S1532]

[203644]
or d. 5 JUN 1786 North Carolina


                                                                 _William HERNDON _________________+
                                                                | (1620 - 1690)                    
                               _William HERNDON "the Immigrant"_|
                              | (1649 - 1722) m 1677            |
                              |                                 |__________________________________
                              |                                                                    
 _Edward HERNDON I____________|
| (1678 - 1758) m 1698        |
|                             |                                  _EDWARD DIGGES of Virginia Colony_+
|                             |                                 | (1621 - 1675) m 1650             
|                             |_Catherine DIGGES _______________|
|                               (1654 - 1727) m 1677            |
|                                                               |_Mary Elizabeth PAGE _____________+
|                                                                 (1625 - 1691) m 1650             
|
|--John HERNDON 
|  (1708 - 1782)
|                                                                _THOMAS WALLER of Stoke___________+
|                                                               | (1610 - 1682) m 1636             
|                              _John WALLER I___________________|
|                             | (1645 - 1723) m 1669            |
|                             |                                 |_Anne KEATS ______________________+
|                             |                                   (1615 - 1707) m 1636             
|_Mary WALLER "the Immigrant"_|
  (1674 - 1721) m 1698        |
                              |                                  _Edmund KEY "the immigrant"_______+
                              |                                 | (1630 - ....)                    
                              |_Mary KEY _______________________|
                                (1648 - 1735) m 1669            |
                                                                |__________________________________
                                                                                                   

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[S591]

[S1532]

[S2686]

[S1532]


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John Washington POOL

ABT 1855 - ____

ID Number: I92363

  • RESIDENCE: Amite Co. MS
  • BIRTH: ABT 1855
  • RESOURCES: See: LDS (AFN: BKGB-X5)

Family 1 : Elmira Eugenia MORGAN

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Martin Edward TALLEY Sr.


!LIVING

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Hugh THOMPSON

ABT 1800 - ____

ID Number: I31780

  • RESIDENCE: Pike Co. MS
  • BIRTH: ABT 1800
  • RESOURCES: See: [S478] [S717]
Father: (RESEARCH QUERY) THOMPSON


Family 1 :
  1. +Mary L. THOMPSON

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 _(RESEARCH QUERY) THOMPSON _|
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|                                  
|
|--Hugh THOMPSON 
|  (1800 - ....)
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|____________________________|
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Mildred Ann TINSLEY

1 Nov 1830 - 9 Jan 1906

ID Number: I83080

  • RESIDENCE: Ohio Co. KY
  • BIRTH: 1 Nov 1830
  • DEATH: 9 Jan 1906
  • RESOURCES: See: [S2468]
Father: Absolom TINSLEY
Mother: Mary Anne KERNS


Notes


2 Mildred Ann TINSLEY b: 1 NOV 1830 d: 9 JAN 1906 + Henry Mack BENNETT b: 23 JUN 1826 d: 26 FEB 1864

                                                _Joshua TINSLEY _____+
                                               | (1750 - 1822)       
                       _Banister TINSLEY ______|
                      | (1775 - 1828) m 1801   |
                      |                        |_Sarah MCDANIEL _____+
                      |                          (1750 - 1818)       
 _Absolom TINSLEY ____|
| (1809 - 1850) m 1830|
|                     |                         _____________________
|                     |                        |                     
|                     |_Mildred "Milly" SHORE _|
|                       (1777 - 1866) m 1801   |
|                                              |_____________________
|                                                                    
|
|--Mildred Ann TINSLEY 
|  (1830 - 1906)
|                                               _____________________
|                                              |                     
|                      ________________________|
|                     |                        |
|                     |                        |_____________________
|                     |                                              
|_Mary Anne KERNS ____|
  (1810 - 1889) m 1830|
                      |                         _____________________
                      |                        |                     
                      |________________________|
                                               |
                                               |_____________________
                                                                     

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Elizabeth Jane WILSON

ABT 1810 - AFT 1859

ID Number: I4708

  • RESIDENCE: West Feliciana Parish, LA
  • BIRTH: ABT 1810
  • DEATH: AFT 1859
  • RESOURCES: See: [S11] [S1166]

Family 1 : Joseph PURL
  1. +Elizabeth J. PURL
  2.  William C. PURL
Family 2 : John W. PRYOR

Notes


W. Feliciana marriage records a Jane Elizabeth Purl married John W. Pryor on Mar 27, 1859; and Elizabeth Purl married Francis Yoist on Nov 10, 1855. [S11]

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Elijah WOOD

1776 - ____

ID Number: I59922

  • RESIDENCE: Fauquier Co. VA
  • BIRTH: 1776
  • RESOURCES: See: [S2227]
Father: Dickerson WOOD Sr.
Mother: Mary


Notes


"1803 October 22: A marriage bond was issued for Elijah Wood's [1776- ], marriage to Theodosia "Doshey" Crim (Crimm), daughter of Harmon Crim (Crimm) and the grand daughter of John Crim (Crimm) in Fauquier County, Virginia. ("Wood-Woods Exchange,", a Quarterly Devoted to Southern Wood and Woods Families, Volume Eight, January 1958, Number 1, page 16.)."


[S2227]


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                       _(RESEARCH QUERY) WOOD _|
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 _Dickerson WOOD Sr.__|
| (1740 - 1803)       |
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|                     |                        |  
|                     |________________________|
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|                                                 
|
|--Elijah WOOD 
|  (1776 - ....)
|                                               __
|                                              |  
|                      ________________________|
|                     |                        |
|                     |                        |__
|                     |                           
|_Mary________________|
  (1740 - 1815)       |
                      |                         __
                      |                        |  
                      |________________________|
                                               |
                                               |__
                                                  

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[S2227]


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