Terry Mason's Family History Site

Major lines: Allen, Beck, Borden, Buck, Burden, Carpenter, Carper, Cobb, Cook, Cornell, Cowan, Daffron, Davis, Downing, Faubion, Fauntleroy, Fenter, Fishback, Foulks, Gray, Harris, Heimbach, Henn, Holland, Holtzclaw, Jackson, Jameson, Johnson, Jones, King, Lewis, Mason, Massengill, McAnnally, Moore, Morgan, Overstreet, Price, Peck, Rice, Richardson, Rogers, Samuel, Smith, Taylor, Thomas, Wade, Warren, Weeks, Webb, Wodell, Yeiser.


Selected Families and Individuals

Source Citations

Benjamin Franklin Hobson

11900 U.S. Census, FHL 124_1678 pg 1B, 2 Jul 1900. "Hobson, Ben Head WM Oct 1848 51 M 13 Illinois Illinois Illinois Carpenter
------, Margaret Wife WF Jan 1856 44 M 13 2 2 Mississippi North Carolina North Carolina
------, Benjamin Son WM July 1889 10 S Texas Illinois Mississippi
------, Ida Daughter WF July 1891 8 S Texas Illinois Mississippi."

Pvt. Wyley Ledbetter Thomas

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=101868326. "Wyley Ledbetter Thomas was born on the 5th of May 1845, in Tishomingo County, Mississippi. His death occurred in the city of Decatur, Wise County, Texas, on the 16th October 1916. Wyley was one of 14 children born to Miles Thomas and Margaret Cowan.

Wyley Ledbetter Thomas enlisted in the 32nd Mississippi Infantry Regiment on the 10th of May 1862 in the city of Corinth Mississippi. He was given the rank of private and placed in Company C "Tishomingo Rebels". His unit saw action in several battles including Chickamauga, Franklin, Atlanta, Shiloh, Nashville and was forced to surrender to Union troops after the battle and the Caroline Campaigns. Private Wiley Ledbetter Thomas, along with the remainder of his unit, was paroled after pledging allegiance to the United States of America, on the 1st of May, 1865. Wyley returned home to his parent's farm in Tishomingo County, Mississippi in the summer of 1865.

On the 3rd of November, 1869, Wyiley married Mary Priscilla Arnold of Prentiss, Mississippi. The couple's first and only child was born on 3rd of February, 1871, named Verda Thomas. This was believed to be a birth with severe complications. Mary died eight days later and Verda died on 8th of November, 1871.

The 1880 census shows Wyley Ledbetter Thomas as a widower. The 1900 census shows Wiley to be a resident of precinct #1, Wise County, Texas." Image.

Henry Morrison Bennett

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=21128772. Image.

21900 U.S. Census, FHL 124_1680 pg 8B, 11 Jun 1900. "Bennett, Henry M. Head WM July 1855 44 M 23 Mississippi Alabama Alabama Farmer
-------, Belle Wife WF Mar 1856 44 M 23 Mississippi South Carolina Georgia
-------, Claud Son WM Sept 1877 22 S Mississippi Mississippi Mississippi Farm Laborer
-------, Miles M. L. Son WM Jan 1879 21 S Mississippi Mississippi Mississippi Farm Laborer
-------, Pollard Son WM Dec 1882 17 S Texas Mississippi Mississippi Farm Laborer
-------, Edith Daughter WF Jun 1885 14 S Texas Mississippi Mississippi At School
-------, Ada Daughter WF Jun 1885 14 S Texas Mississippi Mississippi At School
-------, Effie Daughter WF Aug 1849 10 S Texas Mississippi Mississippi At School
-------, Don Daughter WF Jul 1891 8 S Texas Mississippi Mississippi At School
-------, Allice Daughter WF June 1893 6 S Texas Mississippi Mississippi
-------, Sam Son WM Jun 1896 3 S Texas Mississippi Mississippi
Thomas W.L. Brother-in-law WM May 1845 55 Wd Mississippi South Carolina Georgia."

Anna Bell Thomas

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=60314526. Image.

Claude Bennett

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=68762560. Image.

Edith Bennett

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=45803124. Image.

Effie May Bennett

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=45803125. Image.

Alice Belle Bennett

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=52343533. Image.

Samuel Henry Bennett

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8435340. Image.