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 Isabelle Ramsey Gregory O'Neal

Submitted by:  Sue Hardy  & Linda Carpenter
© 2008

Isabelle F. RAMSEY was born in Nov 1851 in Sumner Co., TN. (Isabelle F. O'Neal is listed on the 1910 Justice Precinct 1, Tarrant County, TX census.) Isabelle F. RAMSEY was the daughter  of James Simpson RAMSEY and Sally Ann TAYLOR. *(Danny Michael Hooge's research on James S. and Sally A. Taylor Ramsey.) She died in 1911 while living in TX. *See Isabella F. Ramsey Gregory O'Neal, Dec'd, 1911

 Isabelle F. RAMSEY and Marcus L. GREGORY were married on 22 Jul 1869 in Sumner Co., TN. Marcus L. GREGORY (son of John D. GREGORY and Sarah "Sallie" HARPER) was born in 1849 in Sumner Co., TN. He died on 16 Apr 1885 in Trousdale Co., TN. He was buried in Buckeye/Lauderdale Cemetery, Trousdale Co., TN. *See John D. & Sarah HARPER GREGORY File

Isabelle F. RAMSEY and Marcus L. GREGORY had the following children:

1.  Dr. Louis Edward GREGORY was born on 13 Apr 1871 in Sumner Co., TN. He died on 24 Jan 1944 in Terrell, Kaufman Co., TX. He was buried on 25 Jan 1944 in Kaufman Cemetery, Kaufman Co., TX. Dr. Louis Edward GREGORY and Emma Tabitha STEPHENS were married on 1 Aug 1895 in Willis, Indian Territory, OK. Emma Tabitha STEPHENS was born on 18 Jan 1875 in Troy, Pike Co., AL. She died on 13 Jul 1958 in Conroe, Montgomery Co., TX. She was buried in Kaufman Cemetery, Kaufman Co., TX. *See their photos

Dr. Louis Edward GREGORY and Emma Tabitha STEPHENS had the following children:

Eunice Iola GREGORY was born in 1896 in Willis, Indian Territory, OK. She died 25 Sep 1966 in Conroe, Montgomery Co., TX and was buried on 27 Sep 1966 in Kaufman City Cemetery, Kaufman Co., TX. She never got married. *See her photo

William (Bill) Marcus GREGORY was born in 1898 in Kingston Indian Territory, OK. He died in 1980. *See his photo

Ura GREGORY was born 15 Nov 1901 in Kingston, OK. She died 3 Mar 1974 in Ennis, Ellis Co., TX. She was buried in Myrtle Cemetery, Ellis Co., TX. She married Ores SPARKMAN. *See their photos

Lovie Laeh GREGORY was born on 21 Aug 1904 in Kingston Indian Territory, OK. She died on 7 Oct 1906 in Kingston Indian Territory, OK. She was buried in Powell Cemetery, Kingston, Marshall Co., OK.

Bonnie I. GREGORY was born on 4 Jan 1907 in Munday, Knox Co., TX. She died on 8 Apr 1907 in Munday, Knox Co., TX.

Imogene GREGORY was born 28 May 1912 in Kaufman, Kaufman Co., TX. She died 4 Sep 1997 in Huntsville, Walker Co., TX. She was buried in Hardy Cemetery, New Waverly, Walker Co., TX.  She married Milton Howard "Mitt" MABRY. He was born 22 Jun 1908 in New Waverly, Walker Co., TX, died 10 Mar 1998 at Huntsville, Walker Co., TX, and was buried at Hardy Cemetery, New Waverly, Walker Co., TX. *See her photo

Imogene GREGORY and  Milton Howard "Mitt" MABRY had the following children:

Baby MABRY: Born 13 May 1939, Conroe Montgomery Co. TX. Died 13 May 1939, Conroe Montgomery Co. TX. She was buried in Willis Cemetery Montgomery Co. TX.

Emma Sue MABRY: Born 11 Jan 1942, Huntsville Walker Co. TX, married Joseph Lee HARDY 11 Aug 1962, New Waverly, Walker Co. TX.

*See family photo

2. Dr. James Monroe GREGORY was born on 17 Sep 1873 in Sumner Co., TN. He died on 21 May 1950 in Tarrant Co., TX. He was buried on 22 May 1950 in Parkdale Cemetery, Tarrant Co., TX.

Dallas Morning News (Thanks to David Luttrell!)

James Monroe Gregory, 76, Oldtime Veterinarian, Passes
James Monroe Gregory, 76, oldtime North Texas veterinarian, died Sunday at his home in Arlington after a lengthy illness.

Gregory, who began practicing in 1905, was for many years the only animal surgeon available to farmers in Arlington, Grand Prairie, Burleson, Birdville, Irving and other communities in that area. He attended the now-defunct Southwest Veterinary College in Dallas. Gregory, who lived in Piano for several years, was a railroad fireman and was interested in animal medicine by his brother, the late W. G. Gregory of Dallas, another early veterinarian.

Gregory was a native of Tennessee. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at the Arlington Presbyterian Church with the Rev. S. M. Barnett and the Rev. Charles L. Dickey officiating. A Masonic service will be held at the grave side at Parkdale Cemetery in Fort Worth.

Surviving are his wife; three sons, J. T. Gregory of Ballinger, Paul Gregory of San Angelo and Charlie Gregory of Arlington; a daughter, Mrs. J. W. Dunlop of Arlington; two sisters, Mrs. Ida Bennett of Dallas and Mrs. J. M. Searcey of Fort Worth; and a brother, S. G. Gregory of Date City. Fla.

3. Dr. William Greer GREGORY was born on 2 May 1875 in Sumner Co, TN. He died on 27 Mar 1950 in Tarrant Co., TX. He was buried on 28 Mar 1950 in Mission Burial Park Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX.

4. Ida Ura GREGORY was born on 25 Sep 1877 in Sumner Co, TN. She died on 2 Dec 1969 in Dallas Co., TX. She was buried on 4 Dec 1969 in Parkdale Cemetery, Tarrant Co., TX. Ida Ura GREGORY  married Luther M. BENNETT.

Ida Ura GREGORY and  Luther M. BENNETT had the following children:

Hayden L. BENNETT was born about 1903 in TX.

Lace M. BENNETT was born about 1906 in TX.

Ruby M. BENNETT was born about 1908 in TX.

Dallas Morning News (Thanks to David Luttrell!)

BENNETT

Mrs. Ida U., 1423 Owega. Survived by son, Hayden L. Bennett, daughter, Mrs. Ruby Adkins; 4 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Mrs. J. M. Searcy. Chapel services 11:30 a.m., Thursday. Interment Parkdale Cemetery, Arlington. Dudley M. Hughes Funeral Home, 400 E. Jefferson.

5. Shelby Gilmore GREGORY was born on 24 June 1884 in Sumner Co, TN.

Isabelle F. RAMSEY GREGORY and Darius Winchester O'NEAL were married on 10 Jun 1889 in Sumner Co, TN. Darius Winchester O'NEAL was born in Apr 1821 in KY.  He died in 1907, Sumner Co., TN and is buried at Round Pond Cemetery, Simpson Co., KY. Isabelle F. RAMSEY and Darius W. O'NEAL had one daughter:

6. Pinkie O'NEAL was born on 23 Dec 1893 in Sumner Co, TN. She died on 7 Jul 1972 in Tarrant Co., TX. She was buried on 8 Jul 1972 in Rose Hill Cemetery, Tarrant Co., TX. She married John Moore SEARCY. He was born on 2 Dec 1890 in AL. He died on 9 May 1938 in Tarrant Co., TX and is buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Tarrant Co., TX.

*(See Mrs. Isabella O'Neal vs. Lon Lee (next friend) et al, 1910)

1870 Sumner County Census , District 13 - Markcus and Isa Gregory (Sarah Ramsy living in same household.)
1880 Sumner County Census - Marcus living with sister and brother-in-law:

112-7 BELT, JERRY W M 29 TN
BELT, MARY  (Gregory) W F 38 TN
GREGORY, MARK W M 34 TN
GREGORY, ISABELLE W F 27 TN
GREGORY, LEWIS W M 8 TN
GREGORY, JAMES W M 6 TN

(1900 Sumner Co., TN Census - 13th District - D. W. O'Neal, Isabelle, & Pinkie)
(1910 Tarrant Co, TX Census - O'Neal, Isa F. 57 and daughter, Pinkie 17 - Isabelle Ramsey Gregory O'Neal is shown with having 8 children and 5 living.

Dr. Gregory, Resident Here 32 Years, Dies - (24 Jan 1944 in Terrell, Kaufman Co., TX.)    

Funeral Service Is Conducted in Kaufman Tuesday

Dr. L. E. Gregory, a practicing veterinarian for 40 years, passed away at a Terrell hospital at an early hour Monday morning. The body was moved to his home in Kaufman, where the funeral rites were conducted at 3 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. Felix W. Tarbet, minister of the Church of Christ at Terrell, officiated, assisted by the Rev. Thos. A. Bohannan, Kaufman Baptist pastor. Interment was made in the Kaufman cemetery and Kaufman Odd Fellows conducted their regular service at the graveside.

Dr. Gregory had been critically ill for several days and he was moved to a Terrell hospital Sunday.

Dr. Louis Edward Gregory was a native of Tennessee, born April 13, 1871. The family came to Texas 52 years ago, locating first at Richardson, later moving to Oklahoma and then to Kaufman, where he had been a resident for the past 32 years. He married Miss Emma Stephens on Aug. 1, 1895, while residing in Oklahoma. There were six children born to this union, two of whom preceded him in death.

Surviving are his widow; one son, William M. Gregory of Conroe; three daughters, Mrs. M. H. Mabry of Huntsville, Mrs. O. B. Sparkman of Ennis, and Miss Eunice Gregory of Kaufman; six grandchildren; three brothers, Dr. J. M. Gregory of Arlington, W. G. Gregory of San Antonio and Shelby Gregory of Lakeland, Fla.; One sister Mrs. M. L. Bennett of Dallas, and a half-sister, Mrs. Pink Searcy of Fort Worth, and other relatives, including a number of nieces and nephews.

Dr. Gregory practiced his profession throughout Kaufman county and in Van Zandt and Dallas counties over a long period. He had been a member of the Church of Christ for many years and was active in the Odd Fellows Lodge.

Active pallbearers were: Doc Webb, Fred Guthrie, Buster Scott, Roy Palmer, Ben Jones and Odes Kiser. All friends of the family were named honorary pallbearers.

Name: James Simpson Ramsey
Place of Death: District 14
Sex: Male
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Date of Birth: April 15, 1827
Age: 86 years, 8 months, 23 days
Occupation: Farmer
Birthplace: Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:
Birthplace of Father:
Maiden Name of Mother: Magen Brackin *(Note by Danny Hooge: Margery Brackin)
Birthplace of Mother:
Date of Death: Jan. 22, 1914
Cause of Death: Senile Debility
Length of Residence: at place of death, 2 mos. In state 86 yrs., 8 mos., 23 days
Place of Burial: Corenth
Date of Burial: Jan. 23, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker: W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant: D. G. Ramsey, South Tunnell

Full Name: David Geer Ramsey
Place of Death: Dist. 14, Sumner Co., Tennessee
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Married
Date of Birth: (about Jul 1854)
Birthplace: Sumner Co., Tennessee
Date of Death: Jul 8, 1929
Age: 75 years
Occupation: Farmer
Name of Father: Jim Ramsey
Birthplace of Father: Tennessee
Physician: Dr. Venters
Date, Time, Place of Service: Jul 9, 1929 3pm at home
Name of Cemetery: Family burial ground
Clergyman: Rev. Goble
Informant: Hester Ramsey
Address: South Tunnel


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